CFR is here to partner with faculty members from all schools to engage support for their research, educational and community-related projects. We provide professional service through all stages of the funding process including:
To identify potential corporate or foundation sources of funding, or enlist our help in applying for funding or other support, visit For Faculty & Staff or contact us for more information.
CFR has developed a curated, searchable database. Search the CFR private funding database by sponsor, program, topic or deadline. Additional resources for faculty, post-doctorates, students and staff are also available, get to know your external funding resources here.
Foundations and corporations rarely allow for indirect (or overhead) costs to be budgeted at Tufts’ federally negotiated rate. If the prospective funder’s indirect allowance is not published on their website or found within application guidelines, please contact us to inquire on behalf of the University.