Event and Meeting Grants

Funding Agency:
North Carolina Biotechnology Center

NCBiotech's event and meeting grants provide support for North Carolina-based events and meetings that bring information and networking opportunities on diverse topics to the life science community statewide.  

Biotechnology Event Sponsorships (BES) provide up to $3,000 to support life science-focused events held primarily for a North Carolina audience. 

Biotechnology Meeting Grants (BMG) are restricted to national/international meetings held in North Carolina and offer up to $10,000. 

Virtual and hybrid events are eligible for support.  See the guidelines for details.

Any North Carolina-based nonprofit organization may apply.

Potential applicants at Duke should consult with Steve Murray, Assoc. Director, Foundation Relations (stephen.murray@duke.edu) before applying. 


Event/Meeting Dates: July - September 2023
Deadline: Wednesday, May 31, 2023 (noon)

Event/Meeting Dates: October - December 2023
Deadline: Wednesday, August 30, 2023 (noon)

Event/Meeting Dates: January - March 2024
Deadline: Wednesday, November 29, 2023 (noon)

Event/Meeting Dates: April - June 2024
Deadline: Wednesday, February 28, 2024 (noon)

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Any North Carolina-based nonprofit organization planning a conference, workshop or other event in North Carolina focusing on biotechnology or its related aspects.

Funding Type





Curriculum Development
Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

February 28, 2024