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CFAC Funding Information

Please use the forms below for requesting support from CFAC.  There are generally 2 RFA’s issued each fiscal year, one in the fall and one late winter. Emergency requests can be made at any time and will be reviewed at the next monthly CFAC meeting.

RFA Funding Cycles

The FY23-24 Fall RFA is OPEN for submissions!

Click here for more information and submission instructions

Applications will close September 15, 2023

Emergency Funding Requests

CFAC Emergency Funding Request

Use this for emergency funding requests. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.  


Use this to request matching funds or cost-sharing funds from CFAC. There are multiple submission deadlines. For FY23, please submit by:

  • July 22nd, 2022
  • September 16th, 2022
  • November 23rd, 2022
  • January 13th, 2023
  • March 24th, 2023
  • May 26th, 2023

All submissions will be considered together at the subsequent CFAC meeting.


CFAC Voucher Program

CFAC’s Voucher Program is now open for submissions! This funding opportunity supports research in SOM core facilities by funding the aspects of pilot data and method development projects for currently un-funded research that occur in UNC core facilities.


ORT Discretionary Funds

Office of Research Technologies (ORT) discretionary funds are available for small projects such as continuing education for directors or staff, costs associated with bringing a speaker to campus, hosting a seminar or workshop, or recognition of core staff exceptional performance.  Please email the office with your detailed request, including purpose and estimated cost.