Internal Funding Opportunities

Central Research Development Fund

Funding opportunities available within the University of Pittsburgh community include the Small Grants Program Central Research Development Fund - Small Grants Program which accepts applications each spring and makes awards each summer and fall. The Office of the Vice Provost for Research makes funds available to support research conducted by faculty members, particularly junior faculty members at the University of Pittsburgh. The amount allocated to any one program is comparatively small and the duration of support is limited to two years.

More information:  CRDF


Other Selected University Programs


University Center for International Studies Faculty Grants

Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences Funding

MIDAS National Center of Excellence - Pilot Research Grant Program

Center for Medical Innovation (CMI) Early-Stage Medical Technology Research and Development Pilot Funding Program

Walter H. Coulter Translational Research Partners II Translational Grant Program