University of Minnesota
Research Advancement

Research Advancement homefiller


The University is involved in collaborative research activities across its campuses and beyond. Here, you'll find tools to aid in planning, preparation, implementation and evaluation for projects and programs.


Tools For Planning

Below are some helpful outlines for planning collaborative projects and gathering data.

Training Grant Tools

Tools for gathering data

Training new NIH grant applicants

Program Project Tools

Tools that will expedite the proposal process.

Tools for Consortium

Tools to help initiate and manage consortia.

More Information

What about funding?

Searching funded grants should be your first stop. Ensure your idea is unique and fundable by searching grants that have already been funded or use funded activities to aid in research design or strategy.



US Department of Education (

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

+More on funding