Funding for Faculty

A number of organizations offer grant support for faculty. Some organizations support only early career faculty and some organizations support work in particular areas. For example, the Nielsen Foundation is focused on spinal cord injury, the American Health Assistance Foundation supports Alzheimer's disease research and the Goldhirsh Foundation supports brain tumor investigations.

Use the links to learn about the deadlines and particular requirements of each opportunity.

Alfred P Sloan Foundation  info

ALS Association info

Alzheimer's Association info

American Cancer Society info

American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) info

American Foundation for Addiction Research info

American Health Assistance Foundation info

American Heart Association info

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation  info

Craig H Neilsen Foundation  info

Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE)  info

Epilepsy Foundation  info

Lumosity Opportunities in Human Cognition  info

McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience  info

Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research  info


National Multiple Sclerosis Society  info

Parkinson's Disease Foundation  info

Pharma Foundation  info 

Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)  info

Wings For Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation  info

Center for Neuroscience Research

An image of a head where you can see how the brain is set up inside

The CNR provides state-of-the-art approaches to contemporary problems in neuroscience.

Neuroscience PhD Program

Guests take a tour of the Neuroscience facilities in the Tufts University School of Medicine's Biomedical Research and Public Health Building.

Our department is home to the Neuroscience PhD Program of the Sackler School.

Vice Provost for Research

The Tufts University seal

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research provides support to faculty and trainees related to grant applications and submissions.