This Funder Tool Kit specifically highlights the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). It includes news, priorities, funding opportunities, and award history, as well as proposal guidance and resources. The Funder Tool Kits are a collaborative effort between the UCF Libraries and OR Research Development Team.
DoD Blog - from the Department of Defense Social Media team
DoD Social Media Education and Training - from DoD CIO
DoD Resources - helpful links, publications, policies and forms; business; service members; civilian personnel; community; veterans; and more.
DoD Budget Requests - from Defense.gov
Pivot database (DoD saved search) - Find, track and share current/anticipated DoD opportunities
Guide to DoD Research Funding FY 2021 - Insights into various opportunities for University basic research and some applied research efforts, with special attention to changes in FY 2021
Agency (DoD) Program Charts - Selected Applied Research and Exploratory Development Funding Supplementary Information (Aug 2017)
Synopsis of Current Program Funding Opportunities from DoD Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) - Funding program synopses and current opportunities (including BAAs, educational programs, Young Investigator program, university research initiative programs, and more)
Grants.gov (DoD search) - Browse current/forecasted DoD funding opportunities.
DoD Grant Awards - searchable database of DoD Grant Awards
CDMRP Awards - searchable for awards specific to DoD CDMRP
Finding Past Contract Awards - The DoD maintains a searchable database of past contracts. Contracts valued at $7 million or more are announced each business day at 5 p.m. Go to DoD News for more information and for links to other news items.
The OR Research Development team maintains a library of internal/external submitted proposals and can assist with securing a sample and submitting FOIA requests. Contact Research Development for more information.
DoD 101 - Overview of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)
Heilmeier Questions - Specific questions to answer in ANY research grant proposal. From DARPA.
DoD Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) - 2021 Application instructions and tips.
Cost Analysis in Practice (CAP) Project Provides Guidance and Assistance Institute of Education Sciences (IES) blog with a summary of resources related to conducting a cost analysis, including designing a cost analysis plan for proposals.
Grant applications must be downloaded and submitted through Grants.gov. This website will provide prospective grant applicants with information and all required documents for the Department of Defense application process.
The OR Research Development Team can provide support with proposal coordination, templates, samples, supplemental documents, reviews, and more. Visit our website for more information.
DoD Data Strategy - Data management involves all stages of the digital data life cycle including capture, analysis, sharing, and preservation.
UCF Library Support - The UCF library maintains a Data Management Research Guide. You can schedule a consultation to meet with a librarian for an in-depth one on one consultation specific to your research topic.
POINTS OF CONTACT
This point of contact is very familiar with DoD priorities/processes and can give helpful advice to increase the competitiveness of your proposal.
Michael Macedonia, PhD
Assistant VP for Research
Office of Research
University of Central Florida
Additionally, information on Office of Research points of contact related to contracts, proposal submission, compliance, tech transfer, IRB, and IACUC is available at research.ucf.edu
Now that you have found the perfect funding opportunity, let us help you build the perfect proposal. The OR Research Development team can help with planning, preparation assistance, draft review feedback, informational resources, and more! Visit our website for next steps information.
The OR Research Development Team would be happy to help search for potential collaborators at UCF. Visit our website for more information.