Funding Opportunities

This page provides information regarding current proposal-specific funding opportunities. For additional ongoing and general funding resources please visit our Pre-Award page.


National Institute of Justice: Research and Evaluation on School Safety, FY2020. This solicitation seeks applications to fund research to:

  1. Examine the root causes of school violence.
  2. Evaluate the effectiveness of the approaches to stopping school violence found in the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) FY 2018 or FY 2019 STOP School Violence Act solicitations.
  3. Research on the perspectives of STOP School Violence Act grantees.

All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on April 13, 2020.


IES SBIR Phase 1 2020 Program is now open. Submissions are due by March 3rd, 11 am EST. Phase I proposals are accepted for awards up to $200,000 and 8 months for the development of prototypes of education technology products to improve relevant student, teacher, or administrator outcomes in education and special education settings.


UVa Seed Funding Opportunities