Online course for researchers applying for foundation and philanthropic grant funding. Funding Your Research: Foundations and Philanthropy - Online
At a glance
Opportunity for
  • Researchers who are seeking to learn more about foundation and philanthropic grant funding and how to manage and write successful grant applications specific to these funding sources.
  • MD, PhD, DMD, ScD, DNP, or degree equivalent to doctorate or master's, or involvement in a grant-writing team.
Session dates
  • February 26 - April 22, 2020
Registration due
  • 5:00pm on February 12, 2020
The application process is closed.

Funding Your Research: Foundations and Philanthropy is an online course designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the writing and application process for foundation and philanthropic grant funding.

Participants will learn strategies firsthand from researchers who have successfully applied for foundation and philanthropic funding. The course will cover:

  • differences between foundation and philanthropic funding
  • guiding principles supporting applications for foundation and philanthropic funding
  • relational aspects that occur between the researcher/individual, institution, and foundation and/or philanthropy
  • how to identify foundation and philanthropic funding and resources

Harvard Catalyst's Education Program offers first priority to applicants who are current Harvard students, faculty, or current employees of Harvard University, its fifteen schools, and its nineteen academic healthcare centers.

Applicants not from an institution affiliated with Harvard Catalyst are accepted for a fee when space is available. For additional details, please email course administrators.

The Harvard Catalyst Education Program is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Harvard Catalyst Education Program's policy requires full participation and the completion of all activity surveys to be eligible for CME credit; no partial credit is allowed.