Grant Writing and Funding Guidance

Internal resources

Northeastern University Office of Research Development

Research Development Workshops. This workshop series helps expose NU faculty to the many available research funding resources. Materials from previous workshops are available for download.

Funding Resources. Navigating various funding opportunities can be challenging. Here you can access a range of resources, including:

  • Searchable grants databases
  • Internal grant programs
  • Funding resources for career development and specialization
  • Proposal writing resources

External resources

Tufts CTSI iLearn. Looking for grant writing advice? Need help strengthening your proposals? Investigators in the process of writing a grant proposal should not miss Tufts CTSI’s grant writing seminars. With small class sizes and targeted discussions, these workshops teach participants how to attract reviewers to the significance, innovation, and approach of their studies, right from the very first page. Courses include the following:

  • Grant Writing Strategies for Successful Research Proposals
  • Strategies for Developing a Team Science Grant Proposal
  • Writing Clearly and Concisely

Developing Nurse Scientists Online Course. This is a free, online training course from the National Institute of Nursing Research that provides an introduction to research grantsmanship for new doctoral graduates and early career scientists.

For additional training opportunities from NINR, visit