UW System Administration, in collaboration with WiSys, is pleased to offer the Ignite Grant Program (formerly known as the Applied Research Grant Programs - ARG, AR-WiTAG and PDF) to UW System faculty and academic staff for applied research and prototype development.
Ignite funding for applied research is offered as a fourteen (14) month program for all disciplines at all institutions.
Due date for 2023-2024 intent to submit - November 28, 2022. Feedback provided to those applicants that have requested it by December 16, 2022.
Due date for full proposals* for 2023-2024 - January 23, 2023 at 5 p.m.
*Applicants must submit an intent to submit in order to be eligible to submit a full proposal.
Intent to Submit Due:
Full Proposal Due:
State Release of Funds:
Extension Request (If Needed):
Funding Must be Used by:
Final Report Due by:
Documentation for Submission
Request for Proposals
The request for proposals contains all the information you will need to apply for Ignite - applied research funding.
You will need to fill out the Cover Page, have it signed by your University's Provost, and submit it with the rest of your application.
Please click here for a copy of the Budget Form.
Attachment A - Structured Template
Applicants are required to use the above Structured Template for their proposal submission. Please see RFP for further guidance notes.
Attachment B - Final Report Template
A final report is required for each grant program. Applicants are required to use the above Final Report Template for submission of Ignite - Applied Research final reports. Please see RFP for further guidance notes.