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Additional Seed Grant Programs

Overview of Existing Seed Grant Programs at SBU

Seed Grant Program Name Frequency of Cycles Average Number of Awards per Cycle Average Award Size Target Audience
OVPR Seed Grant Program Biannually 11 $53,000 All faculty
OVPR & IEDM COVID-19 Seed Grant Program Once 17 $23,000 All faculty
Quantum Information Science and Technology Seed Grant Program Once 6 $36,600 All faculty
OVPR Revise and Resubmit Seed Grant Program Once 4 $13,000 All faculty
Provost’s Venture Fund - ProFund Once 5 $100,000  All faculty
Targeted Research Opportunities Annually 1 - 4 $30,000 - $70,000 (most require match from department) All faculty holding academic rank
School of Medicine Bridge Funding 3 times per year Varies $60,000 ($30K from Dean’s office + $30K from department) SOM faculty
Stony Brook Mount Sinai Joint Pilot Funding Varies upon demand Varies $20,000 - $100,000 Clinical faculty
Stony Brook Cancer Center Pilot Funding Rolling Varies $20,000 - $100,000 Priority given to Cancer Center investigators
CEAS Seed Grants Varies 3 - 5 $5,000 CEAS faculty
SBU-BNL Seed Grant Annually 6 - 7 $40,000 SBU and BNL scientists
Ørsted-Eversource Offshore Wind  Annually (5 years) 5 $50,000 CEAS, CAS, SoMAS, Business
IACS Seed Grants Annually Varies $25,000 IACS core and affiliate faculty
Center for Biotechnology Technology Development Seed Fund  Biannually 6-8 per year Up to $100,000 All faculty and  Postdocs