Funder Application Portals

The main funders have dedicated funding application portals where researchers can complete and submit their proposals electronically. The key funder portals are listed below in alphabetical order. To register for access to any of these portals, click on the link in the titles and follow the prompts on the funder’s portal page.

British Academy Flexi-Grant

This portal replaces the British Academy’s eGAP grant application system. Institutional approval is not required for registration to this portal.

European Commission Participant Portal

This is the portal for submitting European Research Council and Horizon 2020 grant applications. Institutional approval is not required for registration to this portal.

Je-S

This is the portal for submitting proposals to the seven UK Research Councils. When a researcher has registered for an account, Je-S automatically requests institutional approval for access. Researchers will receive an email when this approval has been processed.

Leverhulme Trust

This is the portal for all applications being made to the Leverhulme Trust. All new users require validation by the Leverhulme Trust prior to receiving access to the system. The Trust endeavours to complete this validation process as soon as possible following completion of a researcher’s initial registration.

Nuffield Foundation

The Nuffield Foundation does not have a funder portal but takes grant submission via email. Proposal documents and an application guide can be found by clicking on the link in the title and scrolling down the web page.

The Royal Society

This is the portal for all applications being made to the Royal Society. Institutional approval is not required for registration to this portal.

Wellcome Trust

This is the portal for all applications being made to the Wellcome Trust. Institutional approval is not required for registration to this portal.