Harvard Catalyst offers pilot grants to HMS and their affiliated institution's investigators
who need seed funds for early stage research anywhere along the translational
spectrum, from basic/preclinical investigation to practice- or population-based
Foundation Center provides both free and paid training
services to help organizations and individuals seeking funding. Educational
programs include the funding research process, proposal writing, grantmakers
and their giving, nonprofit management and sustainability, and related topics.
NIH K Kiosk
The website provides a description of various Career
Development Awards, along with eligibility considerations and funding policies.
NIH Application Deadlines
Fellows can check the funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for
grant applications and associated documents (e.g., reference letters) due date
Non-NIH Funding Opportunities
Funding opportunities for postdoctoral researchers are
available to researchers between completion of a doctoral degree and acceptance
of a faculty position.
Office of Sponsored Programs (internal link)
The Office of Sponsored Programs handles governmental,
foundation and other non-profit funding arrangements. Grant officers are
assigned to the research community by department and division. They serve as
the primary points of contact for grant application review, award acceptance
and administration, sponsor relations and inter-institutional administrative
arrangements related to governmental, foundation and other non-profit sources
PIVOT is a searchable database of federal and private
funding opportunities in all fields. The Office of the Vice Provost for
Research maintains a subscription for PIVOT for all Harvard-affiliated faculty,
staff and students.
SPIN is an extensive research
funding opportunity database designed to help Researchers and
Principal Investigators spend less time searching and more time doing research,
while getting results that match their research criteria.
University of Berkeley Website
This website can provide fellows with extensive
information on funding opportunities for researchers.