The Faculty Research Support Fund (FRSF) provides in-kind support to CCTR investigators with limited or no funding who wish to initiate a research project or for investigators who may need additional funds to complete a funded research project.

Award Details

Amount awarded is a maximum of $15,000 and must be spent by September 30, 2016. Specifically these funds are intended to:

  • Complete a funded project within the $15k limit and time frame.
  • Serve as supplemental funding for a project in which the PI has applied for/received other funding (internal or external) but will require additional project funds. (The FRSF award will be contingent on receipt of other funding.); or 
  • Serve as funding for small projects that can be accomplished within the $15k limit.

Examples of supported services include (but are not limited to):

Note: A divisional/departmental funding match is strongly encouraged.


Seattle Children’s investigators with primary membership in the CCTR and who submit extramural funding through CCTR.

Application Deadlines

Applications are reviewed the third Monday of each month. Applications must be submitted at least 10 days prior to the scheduled review date for that month. The remaining review dates for this award cycles are:

  • March 21, 2016
  • April 18, 2016
  • May 16, 2016
  • June 20, 2016

Applications for FY17 will open September 2016.

Application Instructions

More Information

For more information, contact the FRSF program coordinator.