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Grants: Funding Your Research: Finding Funding Resources

This guide provides links to resources for finding grants to fund research

Before Applying for Funding

The Law Library can help you find grant opportunities. Contact us for help on using any of the resources on this guide, including help on setting up alerts, researching individual grant-awarding organizations, and coming up with targeted searches.

Remember: before applying for a grant that you find on any of the resources below, contact the Office of Research Development!

Internal Grants

Northeastern University has three tiers of grants for internal interdisciplinary research.

  • Tier 1: Seed Grant/Proof of Concept Program (up to $50k)
  • Tier 2: Federally Designated Centers; Major Programs Initiative (up to $75k)
  • Tier 3: Campus-wide Research Initiatives Program (CRIP) (up to $150k)

Check the Internal Grants website for more information. These grants have a rolling deadline.

Law Library Resources

The Law Library provides two different databases from the Foundation Center. Faculty and research centers should start the Foundation Directory Online, and individual students should begin with the Grants to Individuals.

Northeastern University Resources

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