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University at Albany Funding Opportunities (Seed Funding)

Faculty Research Award Program (FRAP)
Funds are provided in partial support of faculty research and other creative activities. These funds are considered catalyzing agents for stimulating research and scholarly endeavors and for seed funding of projects that have potential for subsequent external support. Award amounts may range from $1,000 to $10,000.

FRAP Application Materials (PDF) (DOC)
FRAP Final Report (PDF) (DOC)

Journals and Conferences Support Program
Grants to assist with the editing of journals and funding to organize research conferences.

Conference Application Materials (PDF) (DOC)
Journals Application Materials (PDF) (DOC)


External Funding Opportunities

The following links will take you to sites that will be helpful in your search for funding. Funding Alert Services will take you to a list of sources where you can register to receive electronic notification relevant to your particular research interests.

Department of Defense - Congressionally directed medical research programs.

Faculty Seed Funding - Funds provided by the Office of the Vice President for Reseach for partial support of research, conferences, and editing of journals.

FedBizOpps (FBO) - Lists notices of proposed government procurement actions, contract awards, sales of government property, and other procurement information over $25,000 - all updated daily.

Fogarty International Center
- Directory of grants and fellowships in the global health sciences.

- Look up Organizations, Check Statistics, and with a monthly or annual subscripton you can search The Foundation Directory online.

Funding Alert Services-Listservs
- Register to receive email notifications of funding opportunities relevent to your research interests.
- The single access point for over 1000 grant programs offered by all Federal grant-making agencies.

- Free One-stop resource to find funds for training in the sciences and undergraduate science education.

Limited Submissions
- Selective current announcements of programs requiring limited submission, find programs with limited submissions, and the procedure to follow.

New York State
- Search for funding opportunities in New York State.

- Weekly newsletter announcing various funding opportunities for New York State Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research.

Sponsor Links
- Links to major Federal Sponsors