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Resources for Research

Resources for Research

External Funding Opportunities Search Engine

California Grants Portal
The California State Library, in partnership with DWR and other state grantmaking agencies, has launched the California Grants Portal – your one destination to find all state grant and loan opportunities provided on a first-come or competitive basis. Visit to find funding opportunities for you and your community. #FindYourCAGovGrant #CAGrantsPortal

Other state grant websites for resources that may be helpful are:

The Federal government also has a consolidated federal grants search website at  Specifically, there are a couple of federal websites of interest, such as:

Also, the rollout webinars of FEMA’s new grant, Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (risk reduction), started in July 2020 and can be found at

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Research Development and Policies & Procedures

To guarantee a timely submission, it is essential that proposals be received by the Office of Research for review and institutional approval in accordance with the following lead times:

Standard Proposal Lead Time – three (3) full business days prior to the Sponsor Due Date.

Non-standard Proposal Lead Time – a minimum of seven (7) full business days prior to the Sponsor Due Date. 

Principal Investigators are strongly encouraged to start working with their unit administrator and the Office of Research at least one month prior to the Sponsor Due Date for non-standard proposals.  This will ensure that there is sufficient time to review and resolve any issues, secure special approvals, coordinate with other Investigators and/or institutions, etc. prior to the Sponsor Due Date.

Resources and Templates


Contracts & Grants Support Center

The CHASS Dean’s Office provides expert-level C&G assistance for principal investigators and departments. For more information, click on the image above.

PI email hotline:


  Funding Opportunities Calendar

Check out our calendar for important funding deadlines.


  Use Our Toolkit

The Faculty Toolkit for Research Resources lists grants, fellowships, and other funding opportunities.