How to Apply

The University of California is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for multicampus research programs.

We are pleased to release the UC Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives Request for Proposals (RFP) for award year 2025.

The RFP details funding priorities and application requirements for both Planning/Pilot Awards and Program Awards. It also includes appendices with Frequently Asked Questions, LOI Submission Instructions, and an LOI Submission Checklist.

Please check this website for updates and program announcements.

Key DAtes

  • RFP Release and Announcement: Wednesday, March 20, 2024
  • Letters of Intent (LOI) Due: Thursday, May 16, 2024 at 12:00 noon Pacific Time
  • Notification of LOI Decision: Thursday, June 6, 2024 (expected)
  • Full Proposals Due: Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 12:00 noon Pacific Time
  • Notification of Review Outcome: Monday, December 9, 2024 (expected)
  • Award Start Date: January 1, 2025 

Applicant Webinar

The webinars were held on April 2, 2024 and April 10, 2024. The slides are now available: Applicant webinar slides (pdf).

To see the list of Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives awards from the most recent competition, visit the 2023 Awards page. Awards from previous years can be found on the Prior Awards page or our funded research database.

For additional program information or guidance, please contact