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Grantsmanship Resources from the Tufts Office of Research Development (ORD)

  • Collaboration on team science initiatives and large multi-investigator proposals such as institutional training grants, center grants, and infrastructure- and capacity-building grants
  • Consultation and development of individual investigator grants
  • Consultation on developing ideas for a proposal
  • Copyediting of grant proposals, including for English as a Second Language (ESL) speakers
  • Grantsmanship review and editing of major narrative elements (e.g., Project Summary/Specific Aims, Project Description/Research Strategy, and equivalent sections) for individual and multi-investigator proposals
  • New faculty support for those new to applying for funding, or those applying to new funding agencies
  • Grant Checklists, Outlines, Tips and Templates for faculty, postdocs, and graduate students; development of customized templates and other tools to assist in proposal preparation
  • Proposal revision for resubmission (deconstructing and responding to reviewer comments).
  • Workshops for Tufts researchers on topics ranging from grantsmanship, writing, and developing effective proposals, to strategies for finding funding opportunities

Resources are also available from the Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). Comprehensive research and education services include assistance with Research Design & Analysis, Clinical Studies & Trials, and Recruitment & Retention Support.