Office of Faculty Development (OFD)
Supports faculty investigators’ career goals by maintaining a repository of curated resources that include a monthly Funding Forecaster newsletter, samples of CHOP-authored grants, and grant development programs. OFD also supports, “Pivot,” a new automated funding database. Read more >
Office of Academic Training and Outreach Programs (ATOP)
Supports postdoctoral fellows and trainees by maintaining F Award Resources and K Award resources related to several grant mechanisms from the NIH. ATOP also offers a monthly funding newsletter and CHOP-authored grants. Along with the Grant Review Communities, ATOP supports the Grant Proposal Workshop series, in which participants receive instruction in the development of key application components for grant proposals. Read more >
Pre-Award Research Administration
Reviews and approves proposals. Supports investigators during the submission process. NIH Biosketch support, budget preparation, proposal data, and proposal submissions are among the offered services. Read more >
Post-Award Research Administration
Supports all central post-award administration functions for CHOP researchers. This team comprised of Research Business Administrators (RBAs) provide financial oversight support and assistance along with services for spending plan projections. Read more >
Grant Review Communities (GRC)
Matthew Weitzman, PhD, leads the GRC, which were established to help CHOP investigators write grant proposals based on their science. GRC offers Grant Proposal Success programming that is intended to guide members to secure funding by developing compelling proposals. Read more >
Penn’s Training Grant and Fellowship Office
Penn’s Training Grant and Fellowship Office provides resources and support for T32 proposal development. Learn more >
- Monthly Funding Forecaster - View previous editions and subscribe to receive them.
- Cyclical Pilot, Limited and Foundation Funding opportunities
Research Trainee Funding
Funding sources for postdocs and research staff which includes a monthly newsletter, internal training grants (T32) and career development grants, etc
- Monthly Funding Forecaster - Trainee Edition. View previous editions and subscribe to receive the newsletter.
- LRP Program Funding - Contact nasht [at] chop.edu (Taryn Nash)title="Contact Taryn Nash" with questions.
Internal Funding Opportunities
Institution Training Grants (T32) Read more >
CHOP / Penn Training and Career Development Grants Read more >
Funding Databases and Search Tools
Searchable databases and other external platforms to search for federal, private, and foundational founding. Read more >
Facilities and Template Language
Facilities resources and templates available for your grant proposal.
Sample Grant Proposals
The Office of Faculty Development and Academic Training and Outreach Programs maintains a repository of CHOP-authored grants. VPN connectivity is required to view grant examples.
Fellowship Grant Support
Find information and the most recent application instructions on NIH National Research Service Awards (F series). Read more
Preparing a Successful NIH Application
Allow yourself ample time to prepare your application and submit it. Start the process at least four to six months before the application deadline. Please note that all applications must be submitted internally through eSPA. Read more >
Training Grant Support
The Office of Academic Training and Outreach Programs is committed to providing support for investigators that are preparing Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grants (T32). Read more
Find recordings of valuable programs that are related to grant development. Applicable to investigators at various career stages. Read more >
Pivot is a web-based tool that combines a comprehensive list of funding opportunities and scholarly…
Find information related to the F series of grants from the National Institutes of Health(NIH)
Find documentation related to Proposal Review & Submission Policy.
The Pre-Award Office uses eSPA as the system of record for all sponsored proposals.
The Office of Pre-Award Research Administration supports investigators in proposing and managing sponsored…
Manages all internal and external funding for Children's Hospital of Philadelphia investigators.
Grant proposals require a different approach than other types of scientific writing. Grant-writers often…