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Internal Funding from OVCR and VPR

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research has eight internal grant mechanisms for faculty. Funding areas include:

  • General Research Support
  • Bridge Funding
  • Major Equipment
  • Arts and Humanities
  • Release Time
  • International Research
  • Commercialization
  • Mentoring Underrepresented Faculty

Click the Internal Funding page for a full description of each mechanism and submission instructions.


The Office of the IU Vice President for Research offers two funding mechanisms for faculty - collaborative research projects and new frontiers in the arts and humanities.

Click here to access all internal funding through the InfoReady Review Portal.

External Funding

Indiana University subscribes to Pivot, a comprehensive world-wide database of funding opportunities and collaborators. Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to use the tool. Check out the External Funding page for Pivot and other resources.

Limited Submissions

Agencies often set a limit on the number of proposals or pre-proposals an institution may submit to a particular funding program. Click the Limited Submissions page for the Indiana University process and list of current limited opportunities.