Funding Opportunities

Funding information and resources for the Stanford University research community.

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SoM Grant Writing Resources

Stanford Research Development Office (SRDO)

The SRDO is a resource for School of Medicine faculty applying for grants. Its priorities for grants include large center or program project grants, grants on topics aligned with the Dean's initiatives, and junior faculty applying for their first major research grants. SRDO's services will include identification of funding opportunities, editing of proposals, project management and assembly of large proposals, interfacing with sponsors and university central offices, and promoting collaborations. Please contact SRDO directly.

The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity (OFDD)

This office is a unique resource for School of Medicine faculty applying for grants. Its priorities include junior faculty applying for their first major research grants. In addition to workshops on grantsmanship and transition to independence, OFDD services include individual mentorship and one-on-one advising designed to edit proposals, define, develop and elucidate scientific questions related to these efforts, establish project management parameters and facilitate and improve manuscript writing. Please contact OFDD directly.

Grant Writing Academy

We coach graduate and postdoctoral trainees in developing and articulating research strategies to tackle important scientific questions. Join the Grant Writing Academy email list for the most up to date information.

Corporate, Foundation, and Association Relations: Medical Center Development

The Corporate, Foundation, and Association Relations team in the Medical Center Development Office is available to assist School of Medicine faculty with a review and editing of proposals. This office facilitates mutually beneficial relationships between faculty and private and philanthropic organizations. Please contact Joy Morimoto at 650-736-9749, joym@stanford.edu or Jenny Shepard at 650-521-3172, shepardj@stanford.edu for assistance.

Foundation Relations: Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health

For assistance with proposals in children’s health research, please contact Ann Rose (ann.rose@lpfch.org, 650-497-8444), Jasan Zimmerman (Jasan.Zimmerman@LPFCH.ORG, 650-736-2927), Kate Applebaum (kate.applebaum@lpfch.org, 650-724-2783), or David Abarca (david.abarca@lpfch.org) in Foundation Relations at LPFCH.

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Grant Funding – Find grant funding opportunities by searching for sponsor, research topic, eligibility requirements, or deadline.  Search results may be sorted or downloaded.

Fellowship Funding – Find fellowship funding opportunities by searching for sponsor, research topic, eligibility requirements, or deadline.  Search results may be sorted or downloaded.

Stanford Seed Funding - Numerous internal funding opportunities for faculty and their research teams