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University of Pittsburgh Central Research and Development Fund

The Small Grants Program of the Central Research Development Fund (CRDF), administered by the Office of Research and the University Research Council, provides funding to enhance opportunities for faculty, especially junior faculty, at the University of Pittsburgh to engage in high-quality research, scholarship, and creative endeavors. The CRDF Small Grants provide:

  • seed funding to develop ideas to the point where external funding can be obtained
  • awards in research areas where external funding is extremely limited.

For more information follow the link to the CRDF page: