The Office of the Governor of Virginia hosts a website linking datbases for federal, state and local grants, private grants, and other resources.

This website also provides customized information for students and small businesses.

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For funding of tech transfer projects, please visit the following links:

- Commmonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF), administered by the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT)

The CRCF accelerates innovation and economic growth in Virginia by advancing solutions to important state, national, and international problems through technology research, development, and commercialization.

- Commonwealth Health Research Board (CHRB)

In 1997, the General Assembly passed and the Governor signed an act establishing the CHRB to provide financial support for human health research in the Commonwealth. This is a limited submission program.  Look for internal deadlines on the limited submissions website in early July each year.

- Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation (VBHRC)

The VBHRC, known as the VIRGINIA CATALYST, has a vision of advancing life sciences throughout Virginia as a means of addressing large unmet medical needs to improve human health.  Funded by the Virginia General Assembly’s General fund, the University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Tech, Eastern Virginia Medical School, George Mason University, William & Mary, and Old Dominion University, the CATALYST has funding opportunities to support collaborative projects in the Commonwealth and is home to the Neuroscience Initiative

- Virginia Research Investment Fund (VRIF)

The Virginia Research Investment Fund was created by the Virginia General Assembly in 2016 to foster economic dev elopment and job creation through innovative and collaborative research, development, and commercialization efforts and the recruitment and retention of eminent researchers. The Fund encourages cooperation and collaboration among public institutions of higher education and with the private sector. Grants from the Fund are intended to position the Commonwealth as a national leader in science-based and technology-based research, development, and commercialization.