The VCCT can help you find funding and then help you prepare and submit a grant or contract for your clinical trials.

Funding Search Tools


  • Search for a funding opportunity and instantly view matching faculty from inside or outside your institution
  • Search for a scholar and link to matching funding opportunities

Foundation Center


SciVal - Funding


Limited Submissions Program through the UC Davis Office of Research

Sign up for some of the Office of Research listservs and funding alerts to receive weekly emails about funding opportunities and limited submission proposal requests!

Don't forget to sign up for the NIH listserv to receive weekly emails about Program Announcements (PA), Request for Applications (RFA), Request for Proposals (RFP), Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) and important notices!

Internal Funding Programs & Opportunities
External Funding Opportunities

Once you have found a funding opportunity to apply to, you will need to write a proposal and submit it to Sponsored Programs 5 days before the submission deadline

Getting to know the Basics

Writing the Proposal

Need assistance writing your proposal and/or budget?
  • Contact the VCCT to develop proposals specific to foundations.

Submitting Your Grant Proposal through Sponsored Programs

  • Submitting to Sponsored Programs (including complete proposal packet requirements and submission deadlines)
  • Proposal Submission Checklist (PDF)
  • Chapter 2 of the UCOP Contract and Grant Manual - Proposal Submission and Award Acceptance/Administration (PDF)

You have sent the proposal to Sponsored Programs, so what happens now?

You were funded!  Now what?