Funding resources

This funding lists includes internal and external sources: eligibility for VCU faculty and students may vary.

Federal funding

Government Bioscience Grants

Virginia Bio has engaged G2G Consulting to keep its members apprised of current and upcoming opportunities across the federal agencies for support of bioscience R&D and commercialization opportunities. These opportunities are updated monthly to provide the most up to date information.

You can view the current list of opportunities in The Essential Guide to Non-Dilutive Government Funding.

NCATS Small Business Funding Opportunities

The NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) is offering targeted and investigator-initiated funding opportunities available through the Small Business Innovation and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR and STTR) programs for entrepreneurs aiming to commercialize innovations in translational science. NCATS is particularly interested in applications that address research areas relevant to any stage of translation, from target validation through pre-clinical and clinical evaluation, to intervention implementation and dissemination.

View open small business funding opportunities

Learn more about SBIR & STTR Research Priorities