How to Apply

DIV accepts applications on a rolling basis. Our window is always open! Before you invest time in your application, please read the following guidance to learn what we are looking for and increase your chance of success.

Step 1: Check out our Portfolio

Review our portfolio to see what type of innovations DIV has funded in the past.

Step 2: Learn about DIV and whether it's right for you

Read our Annual Program Statement (APS) and FAQ to learn about what DIV offers and our requirements and our Tips for Applicants to learn what we're looking for and what we're not. A competitive application will be responsive to all directions in the APS. You can also take a brief questionnaire to confirm that you may be a good fit for DIV.

Step 3: Review the process and begin your application

Learn about the entire process, from application stage to the awarding of grants, and begin your application offline using our sample application.

Step 4: Submit your final application

Once you've completed the steps above, you're ready to apply to DIV using our online portal. Applications submitted via any other method will not be reviewed.

Last updated: October 31, 2019

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