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

  • Faculty Activity Network (FAN)
    Encourages UVM faculty members to learn about each other's work and to work collaboratively.
    This opportunity is now closed. We will be accepting applications again in Fall 2018.
  • OVPR Express (Early EXtra Promotion of REsearch & Scholarly Success)
    Designed specifically to stimulate research and scholarship by new junior faculty members.
    This competition is now closed. We will be accepting applications again in Fall 2018.
  • 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

PowerPoint presentations — of the former "Brown Bag" seminars — are available for download . UVM log in is required.  Videos of the presentations will be available soon.