University of Southern California


USC Core/Shared Infrastructure Fund

The Core/Shared Infrastructure Fund supports acquisition of shared research infrastructure that includes instruments, equipment, datasets, repositories, and other key resources that are open to all USC researchers.

Who Should Apply to This Announcement

This announcement is for full-time USC researchers who would like to do any of the following:

Type A:   Request full funding, from the University, for acquisition of shared infrastructure.  Fixed deadline (see below).
Type B:   Requests for required cost-share for external funding opportunities (e.g., NIH S10, NSF MRI, DURIP).  Rolling deadline.

2020 Call for Proposals

Core Instrumentation Fund RFP | Previous Recipients
Application Deadlines:

Proposal Submission

Please submit your proposal utilizing the new Office of Research application submission and reporting portal, as follows:

Go to USC Application Portal to log in (or create an account for yourself), using your USC email address.

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For questions regarding the proposal submission process, please contact the Office of Research Initiatives and Facilities at or 213-821-8163).