This Funder Tool Kit specifically highlights UCF as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). It includes status information, funding opportunities, proposal guidance, and additional resources. The Tool Kits are a collaborative effort between the UCF Libraries and OR Research Development Team, and this Tool Kit was developed with support by the UCF Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
UCF HSI Information and Resources
Additional HSI Information and Resources
Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) Exchange - resource for identifying MSI institutional collaborators in the United States
Targeted Research Alerts (TRAs) - Sign up to receive alerts on HSI funding opportunities.
Pivot database (HSI saved search) - Find, track, and share current/anticipated funding opportunities eligible to Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs).
Grants.gov (HSI search) - Browse current/forecasted HSI funding opportunities.
Agency-Specific HSI Funding:
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) opportunities:
- Awards for Faculty at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
- Humanities Initiatives at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
UCF procedures for pursuing HSI funding:
Contact your college research administrator to discuss eligibility, requirements, procedures, and next steps as soon as possible.
Note: Dr. Cyndia Muñiz (Assistant Director for Hispanic Initiatives) is the signature authority for HSI/MSI certification and grant verification letters.
UCF HSI information that may be helpful to reference in HSI proposals:
HSI Eligibility Definition and Instructions
Funder-Specific Proposal Resources
POINTS OF CONTACT
This point of contact is very familiar with HSI eligibility, priorities, and processes and can give helpful advice to support your proposal success.
Cyndia Morales Muñiz, ’13 Ed.D.
Director of HSI Culture and Partnerships
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
President’s Office Division
University of Central Florida
Office: 407.823.0524 | email@example.com
Additionally, information on OR 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.