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What resources are available to help me obtain funding?

Support is available to help you obtain funding in the following three areas:

  1. SEARCH for funding opportunities
  2. PREPARE a grant application
  3. SUBMIT the application via eBridge

See below for details.


SEARCH: Are there services to help me look for funding opportunities?

Pivot gives Research Administrators, Research Development Professionals, and their institutions the edge to bring together the right research opportunities, funding, and people quickly and easily. It provides global and local connections that strengthen research by exploring new avenues for funding and collaboration for faculty, staff researchers, and graduate students.

Looking for funding?  Find it FAST!
MCW Libraries’ Funding Alert Service Team is here to help...we are offering individual faculty and departments a service to locate federal, state and private funding opportunities to support your research endeavors.  Visit our FAST Web site.

Find additional resources on MCW Libraries' Grant Resources web page.

Search is your source to FIND and APPLY for federal grants. This link will take you to where you can conduct your own search for current opportunities.

Subscribe to RSS Feeds from NIH & other federal agencies

View our Current Opportunities Site
This listing of current Requests for Applications (RFAs) that have been announced to the Medical College of Wisconsin research community is maintained by the Office of Research.


PREPARE: Are there resources to help me prepare my grant application?

Pre-Proposal Resources
Grant boilerplate, templates, and sample language are available from the the Office of Grants & Contracts (GCO) for topics such as: responsible conduct of research, biosketches, facilities and resources, and institutional data. Boilerplate language is also available for NIH Career, Fellowship, Research and Training Grants.

Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
The CTSI offers grant writing assistance for new investigators.  Visit our web page or contact Glenn Krakower, PhD (414-805-3802) for more information.  View Dr. Krakower's Biosketch (docx) here.

NIH All About Grants Podcast
The Office of Extramural Research (OER) presents conversations with NIH staff members. Designed for investigators, fellows, students, research administrators, and others, the podcasts cover topics such Preparing a Successful Grant Application and Understand How Your Grant is Reviewed. In mp3 and updated monthly; transcripts are also available.


SUBMIT: Is there support to help me submit my grant application in eBridge?

eBridge Training
Most grant applications must be submitted via eBridge, a web-based software application. MCW’s Research Systems Training program offers hands-on training on how to use eBridge to submit your Funding Proposal. Visit the web page eBridge Training - Funding Proposals for more information and to register for a class.


eBridge Procedure Guides
The Office of Grants & Contracts (GCO) provides Procedures Guides which offer specific instructions on submitting grant applications. Visit the GCO site Procedure Guides and select the appropriate guide for the type of grant you wish to apply for.
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