Current and Upcoming Funding Opportunities

Trifecta Initiative Facilitating Funds (TIFF)

Trifecta offers up to $8,000 for interdisciplinary teams of MSU faculty. PI must be from one of the Trifecta colleges (MSU's College of Nursing, College of Engineering, and College of Communication Arts & Sciences) and the team must include a member from a different Trifecta college.

The proposed project must be working toward obtaining specific funding outside of MSU.

View the Call for Applications and Application Template.


Trifecta Initiative Core Area (TICA) Award

The Trifecta Initiative is looking to grant a $25,000 award to a tenure track faculty member of the Trifecta Initiative colleges to develop an SPG proposal ( This award is specifically focused on bringing together researchers around a common theme with Center of Excellence potential. 

The theme of the core area should support an aspect of the Trifecta Initiative goals (the nexus of Health, Technology, and Communication).

Per the Call for Applications, letters of Intent are due Friday January 31, 2020. Full TICA proposals are due March 31, 2020.  The template for the proposal will be available on the Trifecta website in February, 2020.

See the Call for Applications or more details.