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COVID-19 Research Funding

ORD has curated a list of federal funding opportunities and grant-related resources. ORD staff are available to assist faculty members in procuring funding for COVID-19-related research projects by providing personalized guidance to identify funding opportunities, find collaborators, facilitate connections with program officers, and advise on strategic approaches to developing a proposal.

Research Development


Interdisciplinary 1-2-3 Seed Funding Program

Interdisciplinary 1-2-3 Seed Funding Program

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About Limited Submissions

Limited submissions are funding opportunities for which the sponsor limits the number of applications that may be submitted per institution.  Click below to learn more about limited submissions and to view the opportunities.

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Past Event Materials

Research Development hosts a variety of events to engage the Northwestern research community in emerging hot topic areas in research funding, provide agency-specific guidance on securing funding, and encourage interdisciplinary networking. Click below to access materials—including presentations, reports, participant lists, and more—from our past events.


Past Event Materials