For Grants & Funding

Writing a grant application is a significant undertaking. Let us help you find funding to move your ideas forward!

Here, you will find funding opportunities and resources to assist investigators and community partners in developing strong applications. We want to grow this resource. Have a funding opportunity or resource to include here? Contact us at [email protected].


Funding Opportunities

Where to find funding opportunities?

  • UI Cancer Center publishes Weekly Funding Opportunities Guides.
  • The Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities publishes monthly bulletin for community and academic partners searching for grant opportunities and other resources in public health and community engagement.

Applying for NIH funding?

Interested in ChicagoCHEC seed grant funding?

  • ChicagoCHEC Research Incubator / Catalyst Funding Opportunities – partnership building, proposal development, pilot projects, and research project grant funding opportunities to foster cross-institutional collaborations among investigator teams from NEIU, UIC, Northwestern, and community partner.
  • NCI Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (diversity supplements) – program announcement (PA-15-322) for NCI Diversity Supplements to support the research training of students, post-baccalaureate and post-masters individuals, postdoctoral fellows and faculty investigators who are members of an underrepresented group.

Grant writing resources


Resources for community partners


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