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Funder Tool Kits: New and Early Career Faculty


This Funder Tool Kit specifically highlights opportunities for New and Early Career Faculty. It includes priorities, funding opportunities, proposal guidance, and additional resources. The Funder Tool Kits are a collaborative effort between the UCF Libraries and OR Research Development Team.




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Funding Opportunities

UCF Programs:

External Programs/Resources:

Outreach and Next Steps

New Faculty Workshop Series - Research Development coordinates a series of workshops on each of the Office of Research units that support them with their research, including how to navigate the research process from finding funding to protecting intellectual property.

Meet with Research Development Team - Outreach Services, Proposal Support, Funding Opportunities


New and Early Career Faculty POC at UCF

These points of contact are very familiar with New and Early Career Faculty opportunities and can share advice to help you secure research funding.

Winston Schoenfeld, Ph.D
Interim Associate VP for Research & Scholarship
Director, Research Development & Faculty Cluster Initiative
University of Central Florida 

Additionally, information on OR points of contact related to contracts, proposal submission, compliance, tech transfer, IRB, and IACUC  is available at 

Support from UCF Librarians

Citation Management

Data Management Plans

Publishing & Author Rights

STARS - Data Hosting

Support across the Research Lifecycle

Literature Review (select by subject from the list below):

General Proposal Support from Research Development Team

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.

EARLIER - Support for Large, Complex Proposals with Significant Impact

A unique approach to supporting large, complex proposal submissions.

Find Potential Collaborators

Find potential collaborators via the PIVOT Database - Run a search or View tutorials

Find scholarship resulting from grant awards with the Web of Science View tutorial or Search now

Search federal grant awardees via the USA Spending Database UCF-awardees  or Search all awards

The OR Research Development Team would be happy to help search for potential collaborators at UCF.  Visit our website for more information.