Looking for funding?


Planning to submit a grant?

It’s important that you get in touch with the Grants Team as soon as you decide to write a grant.

The Grants Coordinator, Corinne Brewi, and Grants and Contracts Manager, Shilpa Shukla, will assess the institutional requirements for your submission and will begin preparing your application while you write the science. Please keep in mind that many members of the faculty are writing grants so the sooner you let us know your plans, the more personalized attention your submission will get.


What happens when I enter the queue?

StepsDescription / ResponsibilityTimeline
PI intends to apply for grantPI information in the Pathology Grants Queue30 business days (6 weeks) before application due date 

Grant Coordinator Corinne Brewi will e-mail PI with specific follow-up questions and subsequently provide a custom checklist of required items.   

Grant Coordinator will notify Grant Team members Shilpa Shukla  and Paula Grimm.

Within 2 business days of entering the queue. 
Start PD in IRESEntered by Grant Team Members 
Assemble ApplicationEntered by Grant Team Members 

10 - 14 business days prior to application due date

(depending on complexity of submission)

Draft application ready for reviewGrant Coordinator notifies other Grant Team Members when draft is ready for review7 business days prior to application due date
Final applicationRoute final proposal for sign off
When applicable, final proposal will be available in eCommons for viewing
Go to Pathology Grant Queue


Need budget help?
Don’t try this on your own!
Our Team KNOWS how to write a budget that includes indirect costs, correct salary and fringe benefit requirements, annual adjustments, and much more. Contact them AS SOON AS YOU KNOW YOU WILL WRITE A GRANT. They are in high demand, don’t wait!

NIH Grants and Foundations: Shilpa Shukla - 203-785-5912
Fellowships and Foundations: Paula Grimm - 203-785-3600

You may also contact our Funding Consultant if you need assistance developing budget justifications for research consumables, animal charges and equipment.


Grant Applications: Internal review and submission process

Grant applications must go through a rigorous internal review process to ensure that all institutional requirements are met prior to submission. Members of the ll in advance of the deadline.
Corinne Brewi: 203-737-2517 NIH Grants and Foundations: Shilpa Shukla: 203-785-5912
Fellowships and Foundations: Paula Grimm: 203-785-3600


Pre- and Post-Doctoral Fellowships
Graduate students and post-docs are the engines that keep the data flowing in every lab, but you gotta pay the rent, right!? In addition to the prestige of receiving a fellowship and the useful experience of developing your own idea into a grant, these fellowships will support you as you, in turn, support your PI and the department. So the Grants Team is here to help you face the challenge of writing fellowships. Paula Grimm: 203-785-3600


First Timer? 

Is this your first time writing a grant? Has it been a while? Visit the 

Resources for Grants

page for useful links for investigators who are new to the process or who would like to find updated information on submission requirements.


What happens after my grant is submitted?

The Grant Reviewer and Tracker will proofread your application, check it for compliance with submission requirements, and can help you find out what’s going on with your application after it's submitted. They will also help you comply with progress reports once your award begins.
Paula Grimm: 203-785-3600


Progress Reports

The Grant Reviewer and Tracker will be in touch with you after you get your grant to assist you with your progress reports. Depending on your funding source you will need to submit regular reports on what you’ve accomplished and outlining changes to your research plan so your award can be renewed.
Paula Grimm: 203-785-3600


Contracts, subcontracts, and grant transfers

Contracts, subcontracts and grants being transferred from other institutions must be reviewed and approved by officials of Yale University. The Grants Manager is a specialist who can help you shepherd your arrangement through the bureaucratic labyrinth.
Shilpa Shukla: 203-785-5912


Useful links

Yale Compliance websites: