About USFRI

  • Senior Vice President
  • Mission and Vision
  • Points of Pride
  • University-Wide Administrative Oversight
  • Internal Funding Programs
  • Strategic Investment Pool
  • Other Services
  • Educational Opportunities for Employees
  • Policies and Procedures
  • ResearchOne
  • Research Council
  • 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