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Research Funding and Grant Writing: Search for Funds

Additional pages provide links to:

Comprehensive Funding Databases
These databases provide information about funding programs in all subject areas and from multiple types of funding organizations, e.g. governmental, private foundations, etc.

U.S. Federal Agencies
Several federal agencies provide guidance for applicants and online systems to manage applications and funding received.

NU Offices

NU Office of Sponsored Research - Funding Opportunities
A wide range of funding opportunities can be searched from this page.  Limited Submissions Competitions, Pilot & Feasibility Funding, Comprehensive Search Engines, Federal & Local Government, Foundation, Corporate, Domain Specific, Research Administration Organizations, Trainee Funding, PK-12, Internal Grants, Regional Grants, and Awards Made databases.

NU Office of Foundation Relations
Works with Northwestern faculty and administrators across all schools and units who seek funding from private foundations.  Assistance with identifying foundations, preparing proposals, visiting foundations, and managing grant funds.  Links to resources that identify foundations providing funding.

Corporate Engagement
Coordinates contacts between Northwestern faculty, students, and staff seeking support from corporations for the purposes of research, scholarship, and strategic engagement.

McCormick School of Engineering, Office of Corporate Relations
Connect with a dedicated relationship manager who serves as a guide in navigating the University's opportunities that are most appropriate and beneficial for your company

Feinberg School of Medicine, Corporate Relations
Industry’s primary point of contact to the faculty and staff of the medical school and helps to connect Feinberg faculty with industry partners in all areas of biomedical research