The Institute has a robust research enterprise, with annual research expenditures on campus exceeding $674 million. The Institute provides faculty and principal investigators with the infrastructure necessary to conduct research, most of which is supported through grants, contracts and other arrangements with government, industry and foundations.
The Office of Sponsored Programs provides central support related to the administration of sponsored research programs and assists faculty, principal investigators and their local administrators in identifying sources of support for individual sponsored projects.
Funding databases available to the MIT research community:
The Office of Foundation Relations, a unit of Resource Development, works with faculty and senior leadership to cultivate relationships with and develop approaches to foundations that share MIT's dedication to education and the practical application of research.