Applications for 2024 grant opportunities will open in January 2024. The deadline will be in March 2024.
The NDSU Foundation Grants Committee is now accepting applications from NDSU faculty and staff for six grant opportunities for the spring 2023 Grant Program. By providing funding for these grants through philanthropy, benefactors help enhance the NDSU experience by supporting faculty and staff innovation.
The application deadline for the spring 2023 Grant Program is Tuesday, March 14, 2023, by 4:30 p.m.
All applicants must have approval from NDSU’s Office of Sponsored Programs by routing a proposal (click for process info) through NDSU’s electronic proposal-routing system Novelution before submitting their application. Novelution will generate an approval letter for applicants to submit with their application. For more information about routing a proposal and generating the approval letter, please contact Sponsored Programs at NDSU.Research@NDSU.edu.
Please send application and one page vitae in one PDF attachment and submit the approval letter from Sponsored Programs in a separate PDF attachment to Janna Swanson at Janna.Swanson@NDSUFoundation.com or in person at the McGovern Alumni Center by Tuesday March 14, 2023 by 4:30 p.m. Applicants will receive notification of funding decisions by May 15, 2023. Grants provided to successful applicants must be expended within 18 months of award notification.
The Board of Trustees Endowment can provide maximum awards of $1,000, with a total of $6,300 available. This grant fund supports general programs across campus.
The Centennial Endowment can provide maximum awards of $5,000, with a total of $24,000 available. This grant fund supports professorships, scholarships, biotechnology, faculty development, libraries, and cultural arts.
The Gordon A. Larson Foundation Fund has $16,500 available to award. This grant fund supports competitive grants for agricultural research efforts conducted at North Dakota State University.
The Library Endowment has $5,900 available to award. This grant fund supports requests from any academic unit on campus for materials that will enhance the collections and/or operations of university libraries.
Additionally, applicants must have approval from NDSU Libraries before submission and must comply with NDSU Libraries’ Collection Development Policy. https://library.ndsu.edu/search-find/collections/collection-management-policies. Applicants should consult directly with the Libraries for approval, or coordinate with a specific librarian and include them as a co-PI on the Novelution proposal Form.”
The Carl A. and Jean Y. White Memorial Endowment for Agriculture Research has $6,100 available to award. This grant fund supports faculty and research staff to encourage agricultural research initiatives.
The Engebretson Family Research Fund has $19,000 available to award. This grant fund is available every other year (odd years) and was established to support the advancement of pharmaceutical research, by encouraging the discovery and development of new drug therapies and delivery systems.
Questions? Please email Janna Swanson at Janna.Swanson@NDSUFoundation.com.