Limited Submissions


Limited submissions are funding opportunities that restrict the number of proposals an applicant or institution may submit to a particular solicitation. The Office of Research & Commercialization (ORC) administers the internal competition process for limited submissions at UCF. View current opportunities and instructions at the Limited Submissions webpage.

ORC Internal Programs/External Partnership Programs


To support and encourage research endeavors at University of Central Florida, ORC offers a variety of internal research funding opportunities and partnership/ collaborative funding opportunities for research faculty. View current/recurring opportunities and instructions at the ORC Internal Programs / External Partnership Programs webpage.

External Funding Opportunities


Pivot is an online resource with information on current funding opportunities from International, Federal, State, and Private sponsors. Information is indexed for advanced searching and searches can be automated in order to receive weekly alerts with new matching opportunities. Visit the Pivot LibGuide for quick reference tutorials. The Research Development Team can also provide support with Pivot accounts and creating targeted/saved searches. Please contact Josh Roney for more information:

Private Foundation Funding Databases – Please refer to the Foundations LibGuide for various private foundation funding databases. For information on funding searches using the Foundation Directory Online, please contact Maddy Chokshi:

Targeted Research Alerts (TRAs) – TRAs are weekly funding opportunity alerts curated by the Research Development Team and matching strategically identified UCF research areas and criteria. View available TRAs and sign up for alerts at the TRAs webpage.

State of Florida Funding – View opportunities at the Florida Dept. of State website.

Federal Business Opportunities – View opportunities at – View opportunities from all Federal Agencies at

UCF Advancement Staff – Learn about the Development Officers at the UCF Foundation.


For more information on the above resources, please contact:

Madhavi (Maddy) Chokshi

Research Development Coordinator

(407) 882-1141

Joshua Roney, M.A.

Research Development Coordinator

(407) 882-0007