Funding Opportunities

RDO has identified the external funding opportunities listed below that may be of interest to the NC State research community. To the best of our knowledge, these opportunities are not institutionally limited. For limited submission opportunites, go here. If you are aware of other funding programs that may be of interest at NC State, please contact the Research Development office.

Show list of funding opportunities

AgencyOpportunityPotential AwardAgency Due Date
NSFNSF 16-550: Conferences and Workshops in the Mathematical Sciences$200,000 to $4,000,000Proposals Accepted Anytime
NSFPD 16-018Y: Cybermanufacturing SystemsUnspecifiedUnsolicited full proposals may be submitted at any time.
NIHPAR-15-346: Time-Sensitive Obesity Policy and Program Evaluation (R01)UnspecifiedMonthly on the 10th
DOD (Office of Naval Research)N00014-17-S-F002: FY17 Funding Opportunity Announcement for Navy and Marine Corps Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Education, Outreach and Workforce ProgramUp to $750,000Will remain open until 12/31/17
DODN00014-17-S-F015: FY2018 Vannevar Bush Faculty FellowshipUnspecified1/18/18
NIHPAR-16-417: NLM Grants for Scholarly Works in Biomedicine and Health (G13)Up to $150,000LOI: 30 days prior
Full Application: 2/24/18
NIHNIH PAR-17-316: Biomedical Technology Research Resource (P41)Up to $800,000 annually1/25/18

(Pre-application recommended)
DOD (Engineer Research and Development Center)W912HZ-17-BAA-01: 2017 Broad Agency AnnouncementUnspecified1/31/2018
DODHR001117S0015: DARPA Strategic TechnologiesUnspecified3/21/18
NSFNSF 14-585: Research Training Groups in the Mathematical Sciences (RTG)$10m available for 3-10 awards6/5/18
NSFNSF 17-541: Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program$800,000 - $3M (Depending on track)8/29/18
NSFNSF 16-577: Focused Research Groups in the Mathematical Sciences (FRGMS)$10m available for 5-10 awards9/12/18
DOD (Defense Threat Reduction Agency)HDTRA1-17-S-0002: Science and Technology New InitiativesUnspecifiedOpen through October 2021

Funding Agencies

Major funding agencies are listed in the sortable table below.

Foundation & Nonprofit Opportunities

The Office of Corporate & Foundation Relations has compiled a list of external funding opportunities  available through corporate and private foundations. Visit the Funding Opportunities Resource to find more information on the foundations that may be a starting place for your research interests.


SPIN is a large research funding database that the NC State research community can access through a UNC systemwide subscription. SPIN contains funding opportunities from many government/public sources, private foundations, and corporations across all disciplines. You can create and save customized searches and set up regular email notifications.