Research Funding Opportunities

Internal Funding Programs

Funding opportunities available through the Office of the VP for Research also include:

    Emeritus Small Research/Travel Grants
  Interim Lab
  Matching Funds
    Research Support for the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  Small Grants/Travel Grants

More information can be found here.

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External Funding

Follow this link for Limited Submission Proposals.

Limted Submission opportunities are coordinated by the Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) to private foundations, federal agencies, and other outside sponsors. The Limited Submissions team in the VPR Office coordinates limited submission opportunities from outside sponsors.

UVA faculty, students, and staff can use this page to identify and apply for Limited Submission Opportunities and Other Internal Awards.

To submit internal applications click on the opportunity of interest and follow the instructions. Once you have submitted your application you will receive a confirmation email.

If you have any questions, please contact Joel Baumgart by emailing:

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Pivot and GrantForward are databases that allow faculty, students, and staff to search for funding opportunities. All UVa students, faculty, and staff can also create personal accounts so that they can save searches and set up email alerts. Links to the tools and to tutorials are below.

The University Library has a grants funding page (click here) and the Health Sciences Library is hosting a funding discovery page with additional resources. (click here)


Pivot home page

Pivot YouTube Tutorials

Pivot LibGuides

Pivot Help

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GrantForward home page

GrantForward Quick Tips

GrantForward YouTube Tutorials

GrantForward Webinars

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Click here for pointers on obtaining funding from foundations. For additional assistance contact Katie Shevlin

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Websites, online search engines, and databases that help researchers find funding opportunities outside the University. More information

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Private Funding Opportunities Database

From the Health Sciences Development Office, this searchable site features e-mail notifications for major (medical) areas of research.