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Find Campus Funding Opportunities

Find Campus Funding Opportunities

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign supports innovative research in a number of ways. Campus funding helps faculty and research staff advance new ideas, complete important preliminary studies to attract external support, and supplement resources available from other sources.

Many of the programs listed below (in alphabetical order) have revolving deadlines. Check individual websites for specific requirements and application criteria.

ACES Office of International Programs Seed Funding

Campus Research Board

Center for Advanced Study

Center on Health, Aging, and Disability

CERL-U of I Collaborative Development Funding Program 

Family Resiliency Center: Christopher Family Foundation Food & Family Program

Foundation Directory Online

Future Interdisciplinary Research Explorations (FIRE) Seed Grants

I-Start Program (Research Park)

Illinois Indiana Sea Grant

Illinois International Research Travel Grants and Conference Grants

Illinois Learning Sciences Design Initiative (ILSDI)

Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities

Illinois Proof of Concept Funding

Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

Illinois Water Resources Center

Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE) Seed Grants

Lemann Institute for Brazilian Studies

Nalbandov Lecture Funds

NCSA Faculty Fellowships

Public Engagement Grant Program

Research Park Funding Resources

Scholars' Travel Fund Program

Student Sustainability Committee

We hope to develop a comprehensive listing of campus funding opportunities. Please send updates or additions to Melissa Edwards