Before You Apply

DIV accepts applications on a rolling basis. Our window is always open! Before you invest time in your application, please read the following guidance to learn what we are looking for and increase your chance of success.

1) Check out our Portfolio.

See what types of innovations DIV has funded in the past.

2) Read our Tips for Applicants.

Learn what we're looking for and what we're not.

3) Read our FAQS.

Read the answers to our most frequently asked questions.

4) Check out our Selection Criteria.

The Selection Criteria can be found beginning on page 14 of the Annual Program Statement.

5) Read the full Annual Program Statement.

A competitive application will be responsive to all directions in the APS.

6) Learn about the process.

Learn about the entire process, from the application stage to the awarding of grants.

7) Confirm that you are a strong candidate.

Take a brief questionnaire to confirm that you are a good fit for DIV.

8) Review and consider completing our Sample Application.

You can prepare your application and work on it offline using the sample application.

Once you've completed the steps above, you're ready to apply to DIV.

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