All funding guidance pages

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Grant conditions

These set out the terms and conditions on which we award grants.

Funding for overheads

Our position on funding overheads.

Guidelines on good research practice

Full guidelines on good research practice

Policy and position statements

These set out requirements for research practice and funding, including policies on open access and data management and sharing.

Open access policy

Our position statement in support of open and unrestricted access to published research.

Logo usage

If you have current Wellcome funding, you can use our logo on websites, presentations, paperwork and promotional materials.

Policy on bullying and harassment

Our policy on bullying and harassment.

Policy on data, software and materials management and sharing

Our policy on the management and sharing of data, software and materials that arises from research that Wellcome funds.

Research involving people in low- and middle-income countries

Guidance notes on research involving human participants living in low- and middle-income countries.

Policy on intellectual property

Our policy on intellectual property.

Reporting your grant progress

Wellcome's online portal for our grantholders to report on their funded work.

Maternity, paternity, adoption or sick leave

Information on supplementary funding and extending a grant.

Policy position on health-related findings in research

Our policy position and framework on health-related findings in research. Updated in March 2014.

Policy on research involving human participants

Our policy on research involving human participants.

The use of animals in medical and veterinary research

Our position statement on the use of animals in medical research.

Policy on consent and revenue and equity sharing

Our requirements for commercialising Wellcome-funded intellectual property.

Research misconduct

The criteria that host institutions should satisfy when handling allegations of research misconduct.

Policy on clinical trials

Our requirements for grantholders before, during and after clinical trials.

Managing risks of research misuse

Joint BBSRC, MRC and Wellcome Trust policy and position statement on managing risks of misuse associated with grant funding activities. Updated in July 2015.

Grant policy updates

Wellcome Trust grant policy updates:

Our guidance on intellectual property commercialisation agreements

Some of the key issues that we expect to see addressed in intellectual property commercialisation agreements.

Researchers funded by the tobacco industry

Our policy on researchers who are funded by the tobacco industry.

Policy on the use of stem cells in research

Our policy position on the use of stem cells in research. Updated in October 2013.

How international sanctions can affect grants

Find out how international sanctions can affect your grant.

Policy on the use of personal information in research

Our policy on the use of personal information in research.

Policy on relationships between Wellcome-funded researchers and commercial organisations

Our policy for managing conflicts of interest where Wellcome-funded researchers are involved in commercial organisations.

Guidelines on good environmental practice adopted by Wellcome

The environmental practice guidelines we follow.

Privacy and confidentiality: Wellcome grants

Wellcome is committed to safeguarding your personal information in accordance with data protection law.

Policy on confidentiality of the application review process

Our policy on confidentiality of the application review process.

Contact us

Contact our information officers if you have a question about funding.