For CTSA faculty and graduate students, the topics below provide guidance for navigating the internal funding infrastrcuture at UCI and seeking external funding opportunities. Please note, some of these links live on the CTSA Administration website, and will require you to log in to the intranet.

Pictured: Jesse Colin Jackson's Marching Cubes in the Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL), October 2016.



Seeking funding opportunities? The CTSA Prospective Funders page on the administration site is the first stop. A five step process is outlined with a number of helpful resources.

CTSA Opportunity Grants support initiating, accelerating, and realizing your research and innovation goals. We’re particularly interested in supporting your investments in inclusive excellence, student success, and connections with local communities and organizations. 


Faculty and students may easily access UC Irvine's institutional information here, which is often required when applying for external funding.


Require assistance navigating the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects? Here is a helpful guide to getting started with information on the principal investigator, gift vs. grant, proposal preparation, and budget development.


The National Endowment for the Arts is the only arts funder in America—public or private—that provides federal access to the arts. Review opportunities and stay up to date on deadlines here.


The California Arts Council is a state agency with a mission of strengthening arts, culture, and creative expression as the tools to cultivate a better California for all. Review opportunities and stay up to date on deadlines here.