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Faculty Funding and Resource Fair

Student Life Center Ballroom 
Tuesday, September 19 | 2 - 5:30 p.m.

The  Office of the Provost  will host an open house on Sept. 19 to showcase Vanderbilt’s internal funding programs and professional development initiatives available to faculty. The Faculty Funding & Resource Fair will be held at the Student Life Center Ballroom from 2 – 5:30 p.m., and all interested faculty are invited to attend.

While faculty are encouraged to drop by at any time during the fair, five special topic breakout discussions will be held. Topics include internal funding for faculty research and scholarship; strategic external proposal and intellectual property development; innovating in the classroom; professional development opportunities; and supporting an inclusive faculty community. A list of participating programs can be found below, along with the tentative event schedule.

Refreshments will be served, and pre-registration is encouraged.

Register for the Funding Fair here >>

Questions about either event may be directed to Christian Anderson (

Participating programs and initiatives

  • Blended and Online Learning Design (BOLD) Fellows Program
  • Center for Digital Humanities
  • Center for Latin American Studies
  • Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization (CTTC)
  • Course Design Institute
  • Curb Center for Art, Enterprise & Public Policy
    • Faculty Fellowship in Arts Policy
    • Curb Catalyst Creativity Grants
  • Discovery Grants
  • Faculty Insights Series
  • Institutional Repository
  • Junior Faculty Teaching Fellows
  • Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP)
  • Leveraged Proposal Organization and Development (L-POD) Program
  • Library Collections Initiative
  • Limited Submission Opportunities
  • Provost Research Studios
  • Research Scholar Grants
  • Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs)
  • TIPs “Complexity of One Cell” Pilot Funding Program
  • TIPs “HPV Active Program” Pilot Funding Program
  • University Courses
  • Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (VICTR) Funding Program
  • Vanderbilt Institute for Digital Learning (VIDL)
    • Faculty Working Groups
    • Macro Grants
    • Micro Grants
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center Office of Research
    • Research Center Pilot Funding Programs
    • Faculty Research Scholars
    • VUMC S10 Citation – Voucher Award Program
    • VA Investigator Rebate Voucher Program

Tentative schedule of events

2:00 p.m.    Fair opens

2:15 p.m.    General overview

2:45 p.m.    Breakout Discussion: Supporting faculty research with internal funding

3:15 p.m.    Breakout Discussion: Support for strategic external proposal and IP


3:45 p.m.    Breakout Discussion: Professional development resources

4:15 p.m.    Breakout Discussion: Supporting an inclusive faculty community

4:45 p.m.    Breakout Discussion: Innovating in the classroom

5:30 p.m.    Fair closes