Government agencies implement Grants-in-Aid and other fund assistance programs for research studies and extension activities.

UPLB through the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension facilitates submission of proposals and monitors implementation of approved projects funded by the following government agencies among others.

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Commission on Higher Education (CHED)

CHED provides funding for projects through their Research, Innovation and Extension Grants-in-Aid (GIA) Program. Projects should cover any of the following six (6) thematic areas:

Department of Agriculture (DA)

DA provides funding to research and extension projects through its attached agencies, Bureau of Agricultural Research (BAR), Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), and Biotechnology Office (BIOTECH), and regional offices.​

DOST provides a Grants-in-Aid and other fund assistance programs for research, extension, and innovation projects. Its attached agencies also provide funds through their various programs such as the Science for Change Program (S4CP) and Human Resources Development Programs.

Attached Agencies


The DOST’s Grants-In-Aid (GIA) program aims to harness the country’s scientific and technological capabilities to spur and attain a sustainable economic growth and development. Through the funding of relevant S&T undertakings, the GIA program is designed to contribute to productivity improvement and quality of life of Filipinos by generating and promoting appropriate technologies. It also aims to strengthen the participation of various S&T sectors particularly in research and development (R&D), promotion, technology transfer and utilization, human resources development, information dissemination, advocacy, and linkages. The GIA program provides grants for the implementation of programs/projects identified in the current DOST priorities and thrusts and supports S&T activities classified in the General Appropriations Act (GAA).

The Science for Change Program (S4CP) was created to accelerate STI in the country in order to keep up with the developments in our time wherein technology and innovation are game changers. Through the Science for Change Program (S4CP), the DOST can significantly accelerate STI in the country and create a massive increase in investment on S&T Human Resource Development and R&D.