There are a number of internal and external funding opportunities available to researchers at the University of Delaware including internal seed grants. Below you will find links to different resources. If you have questions or contemplating submitting a grant proposal application and want to inquire how the Research Office can support please contact:
For more information contact
COS PIVOT Database
Detailed professional information for scientists and scholars worldwide.
Foundation Directory (UD Paid Version)
Provides information on U.S. grantmakers and their grants. The database has full-text search capability across more than 250,000 990s.
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
Find sources for scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards and other financial support. NOTE: This database can only be accessed from within the University of Delaware Library.
An interactive mapping tool that combines the Foundation Center’s data on grantmakers and their grants with Google maps.
A funding and research service, which provides information on federal and private funding opportunities in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities.
Government Grants database
Grants.gov system houses information on over 1,000 grant programs and vets grant applications for federal grant-making agencies.
IGNITE- NineSigma Innovation Bulletin
NineSigma helps organizations in the public, private and nonprofit sectors 'connect with the world' to find new solutions, knowledge and partners to accelerate their innovation cycle.
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
The Oak Ridge Associated Universities is a consortium aimed at encouraging and enhancing the strengthening of U.S. research and education. Their opportunities are based on “field of interest,” begin throughout the year, and vary with respect to US citizenship requirements.
Recently Funded Projects
|Unsheltered Homelessness Study||Stephen Metraux||Barbara Poppe and Associates, LLC||$ 100,000|
|Delaware School Surveys||Sharon Merriman-Nai||HHS||$ 108,000|
|Christiana Care Health Care Services Research||Ethna Boyd||Christiana Care Health System||$ 130,743|
|Western States Leadership Institute on Developmental Disabilities||Steven Eidelman||May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust||$ 300,000|
|The Mobile Toolbox for Monitoring Cognitive Function||Jerome Slotkin||HHS||$ 314,499|
|Information Retrieval in Clouds||Haining Wang||DOD||$ 387,644|
|Mechanical Control of Cell Proliferation and Branching Morphogenesis in the Embryonic Lung||Jason Gleghorn||HHS||$ 403,536|
|Unagi-Based Encoded Fluorescent Protein Kinase Sensors||Neal Zondlo||HHS||$ 421,642|
|Diversification of Cropping Systems: Adaptational Genomic Selection in Maize||Randall Wisser||USDA||$ 500,000|
|Materials in Extreme Dynamic Environments||John Gillespie||DOD||$ 742,610|
|1840-1809: Novel and Effective Surface Passivation for High Efficiency n- and p-type Si Solar Cell||Ujjwal Das||DOE||$ 800,000|
Anshuman Razdan, PhD
Associate Vice President
for Research Development
Ph: (302) 831-6703
Ph: (302) 831-8169
FUNDING / LIMITED SUBMISSIONS
Research Development Director
Ph: (302) 831-7088
EDUCATION / TRAINING
Research Education Coordinator
Ph: (302) 831-3777
Computing Support Specialist
Ph: (302) 831-8621
GOVERNMENT SPONSOR LINKS
- State of Delaware
- US Government
- Dept of Education Grant Opportunities
- Dept of Agriculture
- Dept of Health and Human Services (HRSA) Open Opportunitiess
- Dept of Commerce
- Dept of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Funding
- Dept of Defense
- Dept of Veterans Affairs (VA) Funding
- Dept of Energy
- Dept of Homeland Security
- Dept of Justice
- Dept of Labor
- Dept of State
- Dept of the Interior
- Dept of Transportation
- Dept of Treasury
- Delaware EPSCoR Funding Opportunities
- Federal Govt Grants (Grants.Gov)
- NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System (NSPIRES) Research Opportunities
- National Archives Grant Program
- National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) Funding Opportunities
- National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Grants
- National Endowment of Arts Grants
- National Institute of Health (NIH) Grants and Funding
- National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Funding Opportunities
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Funding Opportunities
- National Science Foundation (NSF) Funding
- NSF Office of Integrative Activities (OIA) Funding Opportunities
*NOTE: The University of Delaware’s Office of General Counsel oversees all legal services for the University of Delaware. Matters pertaining to research (including research-related agreements, research-related compliance, and research-related intellectual property) may be directed to the Research Office, which will coordinate with the General Counsel’s Office, as appropriate.