University of Central Florida Research Foundation (UCFRF)
The Research Foundation provides excellence in research support solutions by assisting faculty and clearing through the administrative landscape to an open road of research and innovation.
To execute excellence, provide superior support and expand funding opportunities designed to collectively help the University of Central Florida achieve the distinction of being named a world-class research university.
Elevating & Fostering an Environment of Research at UCF
The UCF Research Foundation (UCFRF) was created in 1991 as a non-profit direct support organization of UCF to promote, encourage and provide assistance to the research activities of University faculty, staff and students. UCFRF accepts and administers contracts, grants, and other sponsored activities as well as appropriate donations, the majority coming from private funds. In addition, UCFRF provides the mechanism for making UCF discoveries, inventions, processes and work products available to the public. The UCFRF also assists with the economic development initiatives of the University.