Statewide Collaboration

About the Statewide Collaboration Award

New in 2022, this award is designed to promote statewide collaborations between VCU/Massey and other Virginia-based, higher education institutions (eligible institutions may include but are not limited to: University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Virginia State University, Hampton University, and Norfolk State University).

Award details

  • One Statewide Collaboration award will be funded annually
  • The project period for these awards may not exceed two years
  • The combined budget (direct costs) may not exceed $150,000 (MCC will provide up to $75,000 to support MCC-related costs, and the partner institution will provide a dollar for dollar match for their institution-related costs)
  • A Massey investigator may only hold one active pilot research award at a time

Letter of intent (LOI) requirements

  • Applications should have MPIs; both MPIs should be comparable and contribute equally to the overall project
  • Budgets from each institution must be comparable

Download the Massey pilot LOI form

Upcoming deadlines and award dates

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and should be sent to Alex Haynes at

View the 2023 Statewide Collaboration FOA

Questions? Please contact Alex Haynes at or (305) 915-4200.