need a grant?

If you need help or information about grants and fellowships, ORPS can help.


ORPS’ mission is to encourage and assist faculty in obtaining and administering external support for research, instruction, community service projects and creative artistry. In doing so, ORPS supports NCF, designated by the State of Florida as the “honors college for the liberal arts,” in its endeavor to provide an undergraduate education of the highest caliber to leading students from around the country. ORPS fulfills its mission and that of the College through best practices of research administration, following federal and state mandates.

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ORPS strives to attract external support for New College’s research and scholarly endeavors through agreements, awards, contracts and grants with the government, nonprofits, foundations and corporations. We do so by encouraging collaboration and interdisciplinary research activities, by facilitating local, regional, national and international partnerships in research and by enhancing efficient infrastructure to support research activities that foster intellectual discovery, creative problem solving and the dissemination of knowledge.

For inquiries regarding grants and contracts contact and for inquiries regarding Institutional Review Board applications and information contact

Our Services

Pre-Award Services

  • Discussing project ideas
  • Suggesting funding sources or ways to identify funding sources
  • Demonstrating how to use funding databases
  • Overseeing institutional endorsement procedures (internal clearance process via required proposal check list)
  • Helping to interpret application guidelines
  • Advising you during the early stages of narrative and budget development
  • Serving as educated general readers of proposal drafts
  • Advising on the use of human and animal subjects in research
  • Following up on the status of proposals
  • Negotiation of contracts and grants
  • Writing of subcontracts

Post-Award Services

  • Grant management
  • Monitoring compliance with sponsor requirements, including new agency requirements and/or changes in contractual and grant regulations
  • Approval of budgetary changes
  • Monitoring time and effort reporting
  • Providing dissemination of policies and procedures related to sponsored agreements awarded to the college
  • Providing professional and helpful interaction between the college community and funders

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Funding Opportunities

New College encourages its faculty to seek funding from many different sources outside of the school itself.

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Active Awards

New College of Florida recognizes researchers who have recently been awarded grants.

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Institutional Review Board

The Institutional Review Board serves to protect the rights and concerns of human subjects participating in research by New College students or faculty.

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Policies, Procedures and Forms

Forms and processes related to the grant process at New College.

Forms needed for the grant process at New College.

Proposal Advice

Here are some resources to help you get your proposal off the ground.

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Additional Resources

Some more resources to help with the grant process.

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