Funding Opportunities

Engineering researchers can find funding opportunities through the following resources: 

  • Lewis-Burke Associates, LLC:- Advising and support for Department of Defense research funding proposals. Register for one of the monthly office hours by clicking on the Fall 2018 or Spring 2019 links or contact Naomi Webber at 
    Fall 2018 Lewis-Burke Office Hour Registration
    Spring 2019 Lewis-Burke Office Hour Registration

    In January 2018, Cornell began working with Lewis-Burke Associates LLC (Lewis-Burke), a Washington, D.C. based consulting firm that specializes in advising research universities on federal programs and policies. Lewis-Burke staff includes 28 policy experts with deep understanding of federal agencies and scientific research, education, and training programs and personnel.  Cornell and Lewis-Burke are partnering to enhance research development and to implement strategies to pursue, shape, and create sources of funding to increase and diversify research portfolios.  More information on Lewis-Burke is available at
  • Searchable databases:
  • Internal Cornell competitions and limited submissions – To receive notifications, click subscribe, and send a blank email with join in the subject line. 
  • Industry-funded research – The Office of Corporate Relations and Foundations connects engineering researchers with industry partners based on overlapping interests. Contact Vishal Patel
  • Cornell University Office of Sponsored Programs - The Cornell University Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) "Funding Opportunities" page provides additional resources to aid researchers in locating funding opportunities.