About USFRI

Internal Funding Programs

Internal Funding Programs Administered by the Office of the Senior Vice President

  • USF Strategic Investment Pool (SIP) Awards offer tenured/tenure-track and full-time research faculty members the opportunity to apply for strategic investment pool funds

  • Incentive Program (F&A distribution to colleges/units from indirect costs recovered on grants)

  • Faculty Support (emergency/special-case funds)

  • Institutional Projects Support (major initiatives with broad impact)

  • Contract and grant equipment matching (as required by funding agency)

  • Non-grant equipment matching (case-by-case determination with college/department support)

  • Bridge funding (emergency/special-case funds)

  • Other special requests for funding (do not meet criteria of other programs above; determined on an individual basis with input of appropriate officials)

  • Internal awards program budgetary coordination and support in conjunction with the Faculty Senate Research Council