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Core Facilities Advocacy Committee (CFAC) 2022 SOM Core Voucher Program


Important Documents

Core Voucher Program Attestation form_2022  (must be submitted for each core within the proposal)

CFAC Voucher Program Template – 2022

RFA Memo: SOM Core Voucher Program – 2022 9.7.2022


General Information

The Core Facility Advocacy Committee (CFAC) in the Office of Research Technologies, UNC School of Medicine (SOM), announces a pilot program to support research projects  that directly utilize UNC SOM biomedical research cores.

Core vouchers worth up to $10,000 will be awarded to investigators with qualified projects to be used exclusively for core services.

The CFAC Core Voucher Program will open for submissions September 16, 2022 and close October 26, 2022 at 11:59 pm. 


Project Requirements

To be eligible for funding, proposed projects must be for new method development or generation of pilot data for a project not currently funded AND must satisfy at least one of the following criteria:


• Pipeline project that utilizes more than one core

• Applicant is a new core customer of at least one of the cores the proposal utilizes

• Applicant is using a technology or service within a core that they have not used before, even if they have previously worked with the core


Applicants can be from any department or school at UNC Chapel Hill but must utilize at least one SOM core which invoices for services. Applicants must discuss their proposed project with the collaborating core directors prior to submission and include a Core Director Attestation form (linked at the top of the page) with the proposal submission with signatures of both the core directors and the applicants.

Awards will be paid directly to the core facility upon receipt of an invoice from the core for completed work.




Click to submit an Application


If you have questions about eligibility or the application process please reach out to the Office of Research Technologies at