Grant Resources & Requests for Proposals (RFPs)

Grant Opportunities

Daily Grant Opportunities - The Ohio Supercomputer Center updates this list of federal and state grant opportunities every day.

Grants.gov - The place to go to find and apply for federal grants. Use the links below to search by agency.

 

Request for Proposals (RFP)

The following list contains Requests for Proposals (RFP)  that are administered by the Ohio Department of Higher Education and are in process/active. For information about closed RFPs from previous years, go here. 

 

1. Innovation Grant Program

Purpose: The Department of Higher Education (DHE) will utilize the Ohio Higher Education Innovation Grant program to promote educational excellence and economic efficiency throughout the state in order to stabilize or reduce student tuition rates at institutions of higher education.  Successful awardees will design collaborative, innovative projects that support academic achievement and economic efficiencies. Projects focused on (a) consolidating services (i.e. administration redesign, program sharing) and/or (b) competency-based education are preferred. 

 

 

2. OhioMeansJobs Workforce Development Revolving Loan Program

Purpose: To promote and encourage Ohio’s workforce development and job growth through educational training and retraining in programs related to employment opportunities in growing fields. Institutions must qualify as eligible institutions, and their respective workforce training and education programs must be approved by the Chancellor in order for students in those programs to be eligible for loans under the Loan Program. The funds awarded to institutions will be disbursed in the form of loans to borrowers (students enrolled in approved workforce training programs at participating institutions). Proposals must demonstrate that completion of the workforce training program will directly impact the ability of borrowers to advance their career and education.

 

3. Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA)

Purpose: This Request for Proposal (RFP) is being issued from the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) which, through a shared cooperative agreement with the United States Small Business Administration (SBA), serves as host to the SBDC State Lead Center for Ohio. This RFP is intended to identify local partners to participate in the delivery of SBDC services to Ohio small businesses and nascent entrepreneurs allowing them to start and grow businesses, create jobs, increase sales and gain capital and investment.  The goal of this RPF is to utilize a competitive process to leverage resources and partnerships in a manner that will ensure the greatest outcomes for the small business community in Ohio while ensuring accountability, transparency and impact for the state and federal taxpayer dollars used to fund the program. It is the goal of ODSA to regularly issue competitive RPFs for the SBDC program to ensure innovative services, exceptional customer service, and maximum economic impact for the state while ensuring the highest levels of accountability for taxpayer dollars.

 

 

4. I-Corps@ Ohio

Purpose: As part of a statewide effort to accelerate the commercialization of research being conducted at Ohio’s universities and colleges, this grant program is an initiative of the Ohio Department of Higher Education and is modeled after and approved by the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) successful Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program, which has been proven to increase innovation, entrepreneurship and industry collaboration. You are encouraged to share the RFP with your faculty and students in an effort to further technology commercialization on your campus. Submissions will be accepted beginning December 12, 2016 and are DUE by ­­­­January 10, 2017.  The RFP is available for download immediately at https://apply.icorpsohio.org.

For more information, please visit the website https://icorpsohio.org or contact I-Corps@Ohio Program Manager, Nikki Modlich at modlich.5@osu.edu or Xu Zhang, Project Manager at zhang.1182@osu.edu.


Request for Information (RFI)

 

None at this time.