Internal Funding Opportunities

InfoReady Review

OVPR uses InfoReady Review for the management of Internal Funding Opportunities, as well as Internal Competitions for Limited Solicitations. The Gund Institute also uses InfoReady for the management of Internal Funding Opportunities. See open competitions administered through InfoReady Review.

Competitions Sponsored by OVPR

  • Design It, Pitch It, Fab It
    Open to all UVM undergraduate, graduate, and medical students.
    Students — pitch your idea! Do you have a product or design in early-stage development that could benefit from a solid engineering push? Are you in need of a prototype that your customers or potential investors can touch, feel and experience? AWARD: $5000 in materials and services to work with UVM’s Instrumentation and Technical Services Core Facility.
    Deadline: October 5, 2018. Apply Now.
  • Faculty Activity Network (FAN)
    Encourages UVM faculty members to learn about each other's work and to work collaboratively.
    Deadline: Rolling (until the 10 available slots are filled). Apply now.
  • OVPR Express (Early EXtra Promotion of REsearch & Scholarly Success)
    Designed specifically to stimulate research and scholarship by new junior faculty members.
    Deadline: November 1, 2018 at 5:00 pm Eastern Time. Apply now.
  • REACH
    Provides seed money, exploratory funding, leveraging capability, and similar options to faculty members in all areas of the University.
    This competition is now closed. We will be accepting applications again in Fall 2018.
  • SPARK-VT
    Brings promising researchers together with business innovators and biotech leaders.
    This competition is now closed. We will be accepting applications again in Fall 2018.
  • UVM Industry Fellowship Program (UVM-IFP)
    Seeks to address the needs of businesses by partnering them with the expertise of UVM faculty members and doctoral-level graduate students or postdoctoral research associates.
    This competition is now closed.

Additional Internal Funding Sources

Corporate and Foundation Funding

UVM's Corporate and Foundation Relations office provides a comprehensive corporate and foundation relations (CFR) resource for university faculty and staff.

External Funding

For information and help navigating the lifecycle of an external sponsored project, go to Sponsored Project Administration.

Funding Services & Education

OVPR Grant Proposal Manager Services

Jeralyn Haraldsen, OVPR's Grant Proposal Manager, helps shepherd grant proposals through the writing and submission process.

See the services she provides.

Grant Writing Presentations

Jeralyn Haraldsen explains the grant proposal process at UVM in eight videos, with accompanying PowerPoint presentations.

Go to Videos & PowerPoint Presentations on Grant Writing (UVM NetID login required).