Brockport Research Institute

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Funding Available For STEM Research and Research Training Instrumentation

Nov 27, 2018 at 09:00 am by Admin

Grant Opportunity: The National Science Foundation's Major Research Instrumentation Program funds the acquisition or development of multi-user science and engineering research or research training instrumentation that would otherwise be too costly or not appropriate for funding under other NSF programs. Grant Period: The grant period is up to three years for acquisition proposals and up to five years for development proposals. Eligibility: Higher education institutions acting on behalf of faculty members or not-for-profits  advancing scientific or engineering research or consortia thereof are eligible to apply. For-profit commercial organizations, such as small businesses with capabilities in scientific or engineering and education, may be eligible for development support through subcontracts with submitting organizations; however, they may not submit proposals. Grant Amount: An MRI proposal may request up to $4 million. Each submitting organization may submit in either Track 1 or Track 2 as specified below.
  • Track 1: Track 1 MRI proposals are those that request funds from NSF greater than or equal to $100,0001 and less than $1,000,000.
  • Track 2: Track 2 MRI proposals are those that request funds from NSF greater than or equal to $1,000,000 up to and including $4,000,000.
Important Dates:
  • Submission Window Dates: January 01, 2019 - January 22, 2019 (January 1 - January 19, Annually Thereafter)
  • Campuses or organizations that plan to submit a proposal through the Sponsored Projects Office of other campuses or organizations should contact NSF to discuss eligibility least six weeks before submitting a proposal.
For more information: See the program page here, or the program solicitation here. Brockport Research Institute is a NYS certified woman-owned business enterprise that provides grant-writing, evaluation and professional learning services.  For questions or more information on this or any other grant opportunity, please contact us at or call Sara Silverstone at (585) 703-5400.