Application Details:

The CUNY Office of Research Planning Grant Program seeks to catalyze collaborative grant-seeking and encourage a culture of multidisciplinary, convergent, team-based science, with potential to transform the University. This program will support multi-college research teams in the preparation and submission of complex, large-scale, center-type proposals to external funding agencies and organizations. Planning Grant funds will strengthen CUNY’s capacity to develop large-scale proposals by:

  • mobilizing experienced teams of PIs and establishing effective project management strategies
  • cultivating academic, industry, and community stakeholder engagement
  • creating opportunities to develop applied and translatable research projects with significant scalable societal impacts
  • contributing to CUNY’s national standing in innovative, high-priority, high-payoff research areas


Letter of Intent Deadline: November 15, 2021, 11:59pm EST
Full Submission deadline: by invitation only, January 14, 2022, 11:59pm EST

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