2024 Catalyst Grants

Award Info:

Budgets can include equipment (up to $500,000 total), faculty salary & benefits (up to $200,000 annually), scientific personnel expenses, supplies, travel, and publication costs.


Catalyst for Discovery Program Grants are intended to support fundamental chemical research at institutions in Texas aimed at solving significant problems for the benefit of humankind. The level of support is calibrated to reduce barriers to discovery and provide flexibility in the manner of experimentation with minimal administrative burden.