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Funding and Proposals

Finding, securing and managing funding agreements for research can be challenging. RUSH maintains dedicated teams of trained professionals to support you in these activities. If you have your own idea for a research project, your first step is to find the right sponsor for your work.

Funding Opportunities

A curated list of search tools, links to funding resources, and upcoming grant deadlines.


Proposal development and submission

Once you've identified a potential funding source, it's time to start developing your proposal—and we have resources to help with this, too. Learn more


Industry sponsored clinical trials

RUSH University researchers often oversee trials of drugs or medical devices developed by private pharmaceutical firms or other businesses. Rush can help you identify potential industry sponsors, facilitate collaborations and set up a research study based on an industry sponsored agreement. Learn more