CRCF FY2014 Spring Solicitation


The goal of the CRCF program is to advance science- and technology-based research, development, and commercialization to drive economic growth in the Commonwealth of Virginia; create and foster high-potential technology companies; and to encourage and strengthen collaboration and partnerships between the public and private sectors.


The following programs are available during the FY2014 spring solicitation. Click on the program for more information.

Key Dates

Thursday, January 9, 2014 RFP issued
Friday, January 31, 2014 (5:00 p.m.) LOI deadline *
Friday, February 21, 2014 (5:00 p.m.) Application deadline
Early June 2014 Award announcements


* LOIs were required and submission caps existed; consult Program Guidelines for specific details. 


Pre-recorded informational webinars discussing the CRCF FY2014 spring solicitation are available during the submission period. Click on the links below to view webinars. 

  • VIEW: CRCF FY2014 Spring Solicitation - Completing the LOI
  • VIEW: CRCF FY2014 Spring Solicitation - The Application Process
  • VIEWCRCF FY2014 Spring Solicitation - Completing the Budget/Budget Narrative


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The CRCF is composed of funds appropriated by the General Assembly and any gifts, grants, or donations from public or private sources. Pursuant to Virginia Code Section 2.2.-2233.1, the Fund is administered by the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) on behalf of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority (IEIA). Awards may be made to Virginia public or private institutions of higher education or their associated intellectual property foundations and qualified research institutions, federal labs, political subdivisions, and/or to technology companies within the Commonwealth.