Chancellor's Fund Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

• To give a podium presentation on original research
• To give a podium presentation on original educational content
• To present poster presentations at either research or education-related conferences

• Funding for several faculty to attend online teaching foundational courses (Quality Matters Consortium)
• Seed funding for departmental or divisional initiatives benefiting faculty i.e., mentoring programs
• Seed funding for faculty retreats focused on a variety of topics i.e. grant writing
• Seed funding for development and launching of UCSF-hosting ORU scientific symposium

• Proposals that can be funded from within a department or division
• Individual coaching for faculty (should apply under Enrichment category)
• Individual faculty travel awards which won't benefit a division or department or group (apply under Travel Awards)
• Seed funding for non-academic retreats
• Fund numerous departmental faculty attending a leadership or communication course
• Fund creation of book club for basic science researchers at the pre-independent stage of their career
• Funding to host a divisional physician wellness conference
• Hiring organizational consultants for a growing ORU to manage the internal demand for their services
• Academic-related proposals, i.e., conference travel
• Proposals related to marketing or branding of a division or department (i.e., headshots, fundraising video, logo development, visual design)
• Proposals requesting medical equipment and storage funding