Open: Spring 2020 Cycle Resource Allocation Program (RAP)

The Resource Allocation Program (RAP), a campuswide program that coordinates intramural research funding opportunities for UCSF, is now accepting applications for the Spring 2020 Cycle.

E-submission deadline: Monday, March 2, 2020, 2 p.m. PT

Competition results available at the end of May 2020.

For details on the application process, visit If you have questions, please email [email protected].

·       RAP website has been redesigned for easier access to the information
·       Digital health projects are always welcome. They are supported by several funders, and can be submitted through the Pilots or through the Team Science grant.
·       The Hardship grant remains available as a stop-gap measure
·       The Under-Represented Faculty & Senior Fellows in Clinical and Translational Research Awards now sponsored by REAC in addition to the Academic Senate and CTSI
·       The UCSF Nutrition and Obesity Research Center (NORC) Pilot and Feasibility Awards with Independent Review is back this cycle
·       RDO/RAP Diversity Supplement continues to be offered.

We encourage you to participate either as an applicant, taking advantage of this valuable central funding program, or as a reviewer. Your expertise boosts the review process and improves research efforts.

RAP is excited to collaborate with many on-campus funders to support UCSF research. All UCSF programs are welcome to use RAP to coordinate their funding opportunities and participate in Seeding Outstanding Research!