Funding & Grants

Countering Technology Transfer Grants

Submission Deadline

Sunday, April 30 2023


Tuesday, February 15 2022


  • CRDF Global will award grants in India to research institutions and individuals from research institutions to conduct a risk assessment of intellectual property threat to their institution and develop a risk mitigation plan to address the threat.
  • Grants are a one-time, six-month award of up to $7,500.
  • Applications are accepted and reviewed at the end of each month on a rolling basis. After reviewing application eligibility and suitability to address program goals, funding will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis.


  • Applicants may apply individually or as a team.
  • Members of research team must be nationals of India who are affiliated with an academic institution from India.
  • Institutional approval is required for applications to be considered for this competition.
  • Applicants must either have the FCRA Registration and account or provide documentation proving exemption.

Application Materials

  • A completed application and supporting documents with all application sections filled out, including:
    • A proposed action plan for conducting a risk assessment of intellectual property threats to their institution
    • Proposed detailed budget
    • The curriculum vitae (CV) and passport or state-issued ID card for each individual on the research team.
    • A list of relevant references.
    • FCRA Registration documentation or Exemption documentation
  • Application materials and research products must be submitted in English.
  • For detailed information regarding general CRDF Global grant policies please click here.
  • For additional questions regarding the grant competition please email to¬†