Grant Information

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NINR Strategic Plan

Research Agenda.pdf

Sample Funded Applications


A Lifestyle Physical Activity Intervention for Older Sedentary Women – is available by contacting Elise Bennett


Microbiome and Pain in IBS

A Mixed Methods Approach to Understand Donor Choice


Teens Experiences of Asthma Self Management Across Life Contexts


Locating Opportunities

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Foundation Directory Online
profiles over 70,000 U.S.-based foundations, describing programs, areas of funding, types of support, recent grants made, etc.

Funding Opportunities specific to Nurses: 
Sigma Theta Tau International

Professional Nursing Member Organizations.pdf

Facilities and Other Resources

Additional grant writing resources are now available on the OVPR Grant Writing Support Services page. These educational materials give faculty valuable tips for writing more successful National Institutes of Health (NIH) R01 Grants and a variety of National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants. The resources include manuals, videos, training courses and in-person seminars.

Application Review Options

Hanover Research – Consulting Services

Through OVPR must apply 3 weeks in advance for smaller proposals, 8 weeks for larger revisions and 12 weeks for large multi-project proposals. Review focuses on including clear and compelling language, format, and competiveness. Request through Matt Mroz, 6-6378.

Institute for Collaboration on Health, Intervention, and Policy (InCHIP)

InCHIP affiliates at the University of Connecticut who are in the process of preparing grant proposals for submission through InCHIP to external funding agencies may apply to InCHIP for an internal review by one or more experienced InCHIP investigators, or experts in the field the grant is in outside of InCHIP, prior to submission of the grant.

Institute for the Brain and Cognitive Sciences

IBACS Grants Panel is a small interdisciplinary group tasked with helping UConn investigators develop high quality grant proposals by offering a mechanism for “mock review” of in-development proposals, and facilitating mentoring in grant writing.

Human Subjects Research

IRB Submission Process – Helpful information pertaining to recent changes.

Center for Nursing Scholarship is located at:

University of Connecticut School of Nursing
231 Glenbrook Road, U-4026
Storrs, CT 06269

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For more information:

Jill Reinhard
Grants and Contracts Specialist

P: 860-486-8782