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Federal and Foundation Funding

Dr. Maithilee Kunda conversing with NSF program officer for the CS For All programRDS assists with the various steps to getting federal and foundation support for research. We can help you find opportunities, connect with sponsors, and develop compelling proposals.   

Request Federal or Foundation Proposal Support

RDS provides several proposal support services:

  • Proposal Coordination
  • Grant Writing Assistance
  • Critical Review
  • Content Development

Identify Funding Possibilities

RDS provides access to two different grant databases for Vanderbilt researchers. RDS will also conduct tailored funding searches for faculty members. Contact us at if you’d like our support in finding funding for your research or if you have questions about using GrantForward or SPIN.

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