Shared Facility Request for Funding

Spring Proposals

Deadline: March 4th, 2022 at 4 p.m.
Award Period: All awards will be distributed to you once your annual report has been submitted to the AVPRD. The earliest distribution date is July 1. The award duration is 12 months.

Program Description

Shared facilities are eligible to apply for funds to cover costs associated with research facilities, like replacing and maintaining equipment. To be eligible to request funding, the Shared Facility must be approved prior to November 1 in order to apply for funding the following March.

Prior to requesting funds a safety inspection is required, which includes a review of physical facilities and equipment as well as safety requirements in the facility policies and procedures (conducted by the Research Integrity Office). 

How to Apply and Submission Requirements

Shared Facility Directors requesting funding should include the following in their proposal:

  • Shared Facility checklist
  • What is being requested
  • How it fits into the Shared Facility
  • Expected outcomes
  • Budget
  • Budget justification
  • Link to the Safety Inspection Report

Note - Directors need to prioritize items in the request

Please submit electronically, as one pdf, to sfgrant-l@mtu.edu.