LabArchives Development Grant

Principal Investigators can apply for a 3-year grant to help manage their research data and collaborate with other investigators.


The purpose of the development grant is to provide financial support to Principal Investigators in their management of research data, collaboration with other investigators, as well as to obtain feedback on the use of LabArchives Professional Edition during a 3-year period. This LabArchives 3-year user group study will allow for improvements based on real world lab feedback through the biannual (every 6-months) report submission process.

Application Requirements

Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.

  • Application Deadline - August 1 / November 1 / February 1 / May 1
  • Grant Areas - Scientific Research Labs covering Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics
  • Geographic Limitations - Worldwide
  • Grant Value - $3,300 per year ($9,900 total) based on a 10 user lab maximum

Grant Making Priorities

In accordance with the grant committee’s direction, preference may be given for grants for the following organizations and purposes:

  • University Lab Organizations
  • Internet 2 Net+ University Partners
  • Non-Profit Organizations

Average Grant Value

  • Full Grant Valued: $3,300 per year ($9,900 total) based on a 10 user lab maximum.
  • Estimated Average Grant Size: $9,940 to $14,910 (depending on lab user size)
  • Estimated Average Number of Grants Per Year: 30
  • Estimated Average Total Giving Per Year: $298,200

Application Period and Deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by August 1 / November 1 / February 1 / May 1 to be reviewed at the next quarterly grant meeting that occurs each quarter.


Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated within 60-day of quarterly deadline after quarterly grant committee meeting has been concluded.

Required Agreements and Reports

Except as otherwise specified when a grant is awarded, an initial 60-minute ELN training by LabArchives Support Staff for the entire lab must be completed within 2-3 weeks from grant award prior to ELN rollout, with biannual progress reports being submitted every 6-months from training date.

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Complete the entire grant application as listed below and submit once completed.
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