Do you need funding for a research idea?

Seed Grant Program

Research- Enhancing the Lives of Veterans

Accepting Applications


WHAT IS A SEED GRANT?  A seed grant is a specific amount of funds awarded to an applicant to be used in the development of an original research idea. Usually, these smaller scale ideas grow and are submitted for federal grants that may provide greater funding opportunity.

HOW DO I APPLY?  You can apply via the Seed Grant application file or by contacting Christopher Wood, DRI Executive Director, at for an application packet.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

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