The Office for Research assists the Rutgers research community with identifying potential funding opportunities and resources to support your creative research initiatives. Rutgers offers access to several tools that can help you identify funding opportunities for your research project.
Pivot is a database of funding opportunities. Updated daily, it includes funding opportunities from federal, non-federal, foundation, and other private sponsors for all disciplines and project types. It also incorporates researcher profiles to help identify potential collaborators.
Explore a wide range of curated corporate and philanthropic funding opportunities to help advance your research and scholarly activities.
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Limited Submissions are funding opportunities where the sponsor has limited the number of applications accepted from one institution or organization.
A great place to look for federal grants is directly through Grants.gov. The Grants.gov program management office was established, in 2002, as a part of the President's Management Agenda. Managed by the Department of Health and Human Services, Grants.gov is an E-Government initiative operating under the governance of the Office of Management and Budget.
The Foundation Directory Online provides information on more than 100,000 foundations, corporate giving programs, and grantmaking public charities in the US. It also includes searchable databases of recently awarded grants, sponsoring companies, and recently filed IRS information returns (Forms 990 and 990-PF).
The Busch Biomedical Grant program is an internal funding opportunity designed to enhance health-related research at the university and to strengthen the competitive position of faculty members who seek external research funds.
The Research Council Awards program offers five annual award opportunities to support faculty research and especially to encourage scholarship tackling challenging disciplinary problems in the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and creative arts.
The Center for COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness has several mechanisms by which it can fund Rutgers faculty research projects. See their website here for information on their current internal opportunities.
TechAdvance® is an early-stage-technology fund that provides financial support and business expertise for Rutgers faculty and students to advance promising technologies toward commercialization.
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Part of the TechAdvance program, TechXpress offers grants of up to $15,000 for projects that require small amounts of funding and can be completed within a short period of time.
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