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Research Grant Resources: UCI Resources

Resources for identifying and writing research grants

Graduate Resources

Research Development at UCI

There are several Research Development offices at UCI, not all using the Research Development name, and several dedicated to specific units. This list is not exhaustive and your department or unit may provide additional proposal development resources.

UCI Campus Processes

Grant Information Books

The list below is a sampling of the titles available in the Langson Library Reference Collection:

UCI Data Warehouse


Click on "Sponsored Projects" (left side)

Then: "Contract/Grants AdHoc Query"

The proposal information in this data warehouse represents proposals for the last TEN fiscal years, plus the current fiscal year. The award information in this data warehouse represents awards for the last TEN fiscal years, plus the current fiscal year.

You can search by individual name, department, or funding agency

Office of Foundation Development, University Advancement

Charitable foundations tend to offer guidelines that are much broader -- and briefer-- or none at all. Usually, a foundation must be approached carefully and permission sought even to submit a proposal. It is important to make contact with UCI Foundation Relations if you are considering an unsolicited proposal. For more information, see Foundation Development and Corporate Development.

Contact Jim Crawford ; x47455 prior to contacting a foundation. UCI Foundation Relations coordinates proposal submission to private foundations for the entire campus.

Their website for resources is:

Sponsored Projects


RGS Fundopp is an email notification service that announces funding opportunities from Federal agencies, private foundations, UC programs, internal competitions, and others. Hosted by Zotmail, Fundopp is available only to UCI employees. To sign up, visit the Zotmail homepage and include RGS-Fundopp as one of your listserv choices. Also on this page is a link to a searchable archive of past Fundopps.