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Funding Fundamentals: Diversifying Your Federal Research Funding Portfolio

As budgets for NIH/NSF tighten, it is increasingly important to seek funding from a wide variety of external agencies. Join members of the Research Development Support and Federal Relations teams for a discussion about pursuing funding from non-NIH/NSF agencies, such as the Department of Defense, NASA, or the US Department of Agriculture. Office of Federal Relations staff Matthew Greenwald, Assistant Vice President, and Kate Von Holle, Director of Federal Research Development, will present overarching federal appropriations trends and address the outlook for future federal funding.  

A Q&A session will follow and faculty panelists will share their experiences securing research funding from a variety of sources and considerations for each of these sources. RSVP to reserve your spot! 

Individual consultations to discuss funding opportunities will also be available after the presentation. To sign up in advance, contact Kalyana Pingali at



Julia Lane 

Executive Director (RDS)

Research, Innovation and National Laboratories


Federal Funding Trends for 2018 

Matthew Greenwald

Office of Federal Relations


Federal Agency Opportunities (USDA, DOJ, DOL, EPA, DOD)

Kate Von Holle

Office of Federal Relations


Faculty Panel

David Schuster (PSD)

John Schneider (BSD)

Karen Kim (BSD)

Leslie Kay (SSD)


~ Past Events ~

ARL Central Director visit and workshop on Feb 27th

02 / 27   10:00 AM William Eckhardt Research Center 401

Army Research Lab talk on AI and Machine Learning on Feb 27th

The New Nuclear Landscape and its Implications for International Security

10 / 01   6:00 PM Mandel Hall at the University of Chicago 1131 E 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637

The New Nuclear Landscape and its Implications for International Security

Enhancing Life Capstone Conference

04 / 08   3:00 PM The Gleacher Center, The University of Chicago, 450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive

Join The Enchancing Life Project at their Capstone Conference for 50+ presentations on how life can be enhanced.