Internal Funding

InfoReady is MU’s platform for limited submission, internal funding and faculty awards. Internal funding opportunities include:

Research Council Grants

PRIME Funding

PRIME (Program for Research Infrastructure & Matching Expenses)

SOM Bridge Funding Program


External Funding

Pivot is a comprehensive database of funding opportunities that also helps identify potential collaborators within the University of Missouri System and globally. Once you have created your Pivot account and claimed your profile, you can create alerts based on keywords and areas of interest.

For questions about Pivot or to schedule a training session for your department, please contact:

Zach Beran, Sponsored Programs Specialist
Sponsored Programs Administration

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

  • The NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts is NIH’s official publication of notices of grant policies, guidelines and Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs).
  • Receive weekly emails (usually on Friday afternoon) with the Current Weekly Table of Contents (TOC)from the NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts including direct links to all funding opportunities and notices published during the week. Subscribe/unsubscribe
  • Washington University’s Clinical and Translational Research Funding Program (CTRFP) A grant funding program of Washington University’s ICTS, the Clinical and Translational Research Funding Program (CTRFP) awards projects that promote the translation of scientific discoveries into improvement in human health. Funding is provided by the ICTS, The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital and our partner institutions: Saint Louis University, University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis and the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Awards will be considered for:

  • Clinical/Translational Projects whose goals are to promote the translation of scientific discoveries into human health. Awards in this category will provide up to $50,000 direct costs for 1 year.
  • Community-Engaged Research Projects that involve established partnerships with communities and/or stakeholders whose health and well-being and/or service provision could be most impacted by the research. Awards in this category will provide up to $50,000 direct costs for 1 year.
  • Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design Projects provide up to $25,000 for 1 year to facilitate innovative methodology development with clinical and translational science needs.


All Principal Investigators applying for this funding must be members of the ICTS. Member eligibility information and registration are available here.

The ICTS expects to issue an annual call for proposals with award types determined each year based on program priorities.

Brief list of other funders

Extensive list of funders