Research funding is generally obtained by applying to a funding source, describing in detail the kind of research or training that will occur and how much it will cost. There are several types of sources of research funding: federal, state, corporations, foundations, and internally at Tufts. Please see the following links to find funding.
Start your search for funding by exploring the following intramural and extramural resources:
Review the Proposal Preparation Tools section on the Research Administration and Development website for downloadable documents and other resources helpful in the preparation of proposals. If you wish to be notified via email about funding opportunities and limited submissions, you may contact OVPR Announcements. Office of Research Development (ORD) staff can also provide assistance in identifying federal funding agencies and programs that may be a good fit for your work.
For principal investigators who speak English as a second language (ESL), the Office of Research Development offers copyediting services to improve the readability of the narrative sections of the proposal.
New faculty comprehensive assistance is available for new faculty, and faculty new to applying for funding, or those applying to new funding agencies.
Multi-investigator assistance is provided for proposals that include multiple investigators, departments, or institutions.