Foundation Funding

NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

ASTS Research Grants

American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS)

Amount: $$100,000/2 years

Deadline: February 3, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

Summary:  ASTS Collaborative Scientist Grant
ASTS continues its commitment to develop collaborative research between ASTS investigators and qualified established scientists. This grant provides qualified ASTS investigators and their scientific collaborators with research funding in the field of solid organ transplantation.

ASTS Faculty Development Grant
ASTS continues its commitment to provide qualified ASTS Members with research funding in the field of organ transplantation. It is designed to support a junior faculty member in the development of transplant research so that further funding can be obtained. This RFA is open to all proposal topics.

Eligibility:

ASTS Collaborative Scientist Grant: Faculty
ASTS Faculty Development Grant: Junior faculty within 5 years of fellowship

 

 

ASTS-Astellas Faculty Development Grant

American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS)

Amount: $100,000/2 years

Deadline: February 4, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Summary: ASTS continues its commitment to provide qualified ASTS Members with research funding in the field of organ transplantation. It is designed to support a junior faculty member in the development of transplant research so that further funding can be obtained. This RFA is open to all proposal topics.

 

Eligibility:  – ASTS Member (Regular or Candidate Member).
– Junior faculty member at a UNOS approved (or Canadian equivalent) transplant center in the first 5 years of faculty appointment.
– Completed a post-residency fellowship or post-doctoral fellowship at an ASTS approved fellowship training program or foreign equivalent.
– Applicant must reside in North America.
– Awardee may not concurrently receive any other financial support for proposed research from ASTS, AST, ACS, SUS or other society granting similar support.

 

 

Keith Michael Andrus Cardiac Research Award

Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA)

Amount: $300,000/2 years

Deadline: January 15, 2019 (LOI)

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Summary: FARA accepts LOIs focusing on advancing understanding and/or treatment of the cardiac involvement in Friedreich’s ataxia (FA).

 

Eligibility:  LOIs are accepted from for-profit organizations, non-profit organizations, public or private institutions, and foreign institutions.

 

 

Limited Submission

Research Scholar Grant

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)/RSNA Research & Education (R&E) Foundation

Amount: $150,000/2 years

Deadline: January 15, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Summary: This R&E Foundation grant supports junior faculty members who have completed resident and fellowship programs, but haven’t been recognized as independent investigators. Our funding not only helps establish recipients as investigators, but also supports them as they collect preliminary data that could lead to other funding in the future.

Any area of research in the radiologic sciences is eligible for funding. Projects may include any of the following:
– Hypothesis-driven basic science
– Clinical investigation
– Drug, device or therapy development
– Comparative effectiveness
– Evidence-based radiology
– Ethics and professionalism
– Quality improvement
– Clinical practice efficiency
– Imaging informatics

Please note, though any of the above topics are accepted, projects focused on advancing imaging science, developing or evaluating medical imaging technology or making innovative use of imaging science to answer important biologic or clinical questions are encouraged.

 

Eligibility:  Any junior radiology faculty member may apply for the Research Scholar Grant, as long as they are an RSNA member and meet the following criteria:
– must hold a full-time faculty position in a department of radiology, radiation oncology or nuclear medicine within a North American educational institution.
– must have been hired within the last 5 years with an academic rank of instructor, assistant professor or an equivalent title.
– must have completed advanced training and be certified by either the American Board of Radiology (ABR), The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or are on track for certification.
– cannot have been a principal investigator on a grant or contract totaling more than $60,000 in a single year. This includes single and combined grants and contracts from government, private and commercial sources.
– they and their principal investigators cannot be employed by any for-profit, commercial company in the radiologic sciences.
– cannot submit more than one grant application to the RSNA R&E Foundation a year and cannot have a concurrent RSNA grant.
– Funding from other grant sources must be approved by Foundation staff if it wasn’t described in the original research plan.
– cannot have previously accepted any of the following grants: ARRS Scholar Award, AUR GE-Radiology Research Academic Fellowship (GERRAF), RSNA Research Scholar Grant

 

 

PSG Mentored Clinical Research Award

Parkinson Study Group (PSG)

Amount: $50,000

Deadline: January 18, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Summary: This grant supports a new investigator for a one year project in patient oriented research in Parkinson disease (PD) or other parkinsonian disorders. The new investigator works under the mentorship of an experienced investigator. Training should enhance the junior clinical research skills. The research plan should address unmet needs of people living with PD, have the potential for broad application among the PD community, and lead to advances in clinically relevant treatment options.

 

Eligibility:  The PSG MCRA is for new investigators in patient-oriented research in Parkinson’s disease and related disorders. Appropriate applicants for the MCRA are clinicians and scientists who are within 5 years of having completed formal training. The applicant must identify an appropriate mentor or mentors with extensive research experience. Either the applicant or the mentor must be a member of the PSG.

 

 

Impact Award

Parkinson’s Foundation

Amount: $150,000

Deadline: continuous

Indirect Overhead Rate: 10%

 

Young Investigator Grant

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer (ALSF)

Amount: $150,000/3 years

Deadline: December 17, 2018

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Epidemiology Grants

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer (ALSF)

Amount: $200,000/2 years

Deadline: December 17, 2018

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

CORE Grants: AHNS/AAO-HNSF Translational Innovator Combined Award

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS)/American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF)

Amount: $80,000/2 years

Deadline: December 17, 2018

Indirect Overhead Rate: 10%

 

CORE Grants: AAO-HNSF Maureen Hannley Research Grant

American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS)/American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF)

Amount: $50,000

Deadline: December 17, 2018

Indirect Overhead Rate: budget can include indirect costs as long as total equals $50,000

 

Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Award

American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)

Amount: $300,000

Deadline: 17 Dec 2018

Indirect Overhead Rate: 8%

 

Rita Allen Foundation Award in Pain

American Pain Society (APS)

Amount: $50,000-150,000

Deadline: 17 Dec 2018

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grants for Junior Faculty

American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)

Amount: $100,000

Deadline: 17 Dec 2018

Indirect Overhead Rate: 8%

 

Parkinson’s Foundation Research Centers of Excellence

Parkinson’s Foundation

Amount: $2,000,000/4 years

Deadline: December 17, 2018 LOI

Indirect Overhead Rate: 10%

 

Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF)

Amount: $180,000/2 years

Deadline: December 19, 2018

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Support for Ongoing Clinical Research in Thalassemia

Cooley’s Anemia Foundation

Amount: $50,000

Deadline: December 20, 2018 (LOI)

Indirect Overhead Rate: 8%

 

Clinical Trials in Thalassemia Cell and Gene Therapy Grant Award

Cooley’s Anemia Foundation

Amount: $75,000

Deadline: December 20, 2018 (LOI)

Indirect Overhead Rate: 8%

 

Bressler Prize in Vision Science

Jewish Guild for the Blind

Amount: $50,000

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Indirect Overhead Rate: The Prize includes an unrestricted cash award of $50,000

 

Antnio Champalimaud Vision Award

Champalimaud Foundation

Amount: $1,000,000 EUR

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Young Investigator Award (YIA)

Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF)

Amount: $108,000

Deadline: January 4, 2019 LOI

Indirect Overhead Rate: 10%

 

SARC Sarcoma SPORE Career Development Program

Sarcoma Alliance for Research Through Collaboration (SARC)

Amount: $100,000

Deadline: January 7, 2019 (LOI)

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

McKnight Scholar Awards

McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience

Amount: $225,000/3 years

Deadline: January 7, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Movement Disorder Fellowships

Parkinson’s Foundation

Amount: $207,500/2 years

Deadline: January 7, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 25% of salary can be used for fringe benefits, malpractice insurance, research allowance, and travel.

 

Pilot Research Grants

National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)

Amount: $55,000

Deadline: January 7, 2019 (LOI)

Indirect Overhead Rate: 10%

 

Prize in Developmental Biology

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

Amount: $150,000 cash prize

Deadline: January 7, 2019 nomination

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Limited Submission

Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program

Brain Research Foundation (BRF)

Amount: $80,000

Deadline: January 8, 2019 (LOI)

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

ABSM Junior Faculty Research Award

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)/American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF)

Amount: $200,000

Deadline: January 8, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 8%

 

Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

Amount: Upper $270,000/Lower $80,000*

Deadline: January 9, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Collaborative Awards in Humanities and Social Science

Wellcome Trust

Amount: $1,500,000 GBP 

Deadline: January 9, 2019 (LOI)

Indirect Overhead Rate: yes, for animal-related research only

 

New Investigator Fellowship Training Initiative (NIFTI)

Foundation for Physical Therapy (FPT)

Amount: $100,000/2 years

Deadline: January 9, 2018

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Derek Harwood-Nash International Education Scholar Grant

Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)/RSNA Research & Education (R&E) Foundation

Amount: $150,000/2 years

Deadline: January 10, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

SFARI Research Award

Simons Foundation/ Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)

Amount: $1,300,000/4 years

Deadline: January 11, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 20%

 

Meniere’s Disease Grants

Hearing Health Foundation (HHF)

Amount: $125,000

Deadline: 15 Jan 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 10%

 

Postdoctoral Enrichment Program (PDEP)

Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF)

Amount: $60,000/3 years

Deadline: January 16, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Translational Research Grants

National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF)

Amount: $100,000

Deadline: January 18, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Discovery Grants

National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF)

Amount: $75,000

Deadline: January 18, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: %

 

Arthritis Research Grants

Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF)

Amount: $100,000

Deadline: January 18, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Limited Submission

Creating Opportunity and Independence Project Grants

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation

Amount: $100,000

Deadline: January 18, 2019 (LOI)

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Awards in Aging

American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)

Amount: $120,000

Deadline: 21 Jan 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowships in Aging Research

American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)

Amount: $60,000

Deadline: 21 Jan 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Clinical Research Award

Parkinson’s Foundation

Amount: $200,000/2 years

Deadline: January 22, 2019 LOI

Indirect Overhead Rate: 10%

 

Transformational Project Award
American Heart Association (AHA)
Amount: $300,000
Deadline: 23 Jan 2019
Indirect Overhead Rate: 10%

 

Fellowship Awards

Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research (JCC Fund)

Amount: $157,000/3 years

Deadline: February 1, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Limited Submission

Research Fellowship Scholarship Opportunities in Cardiac Electrophysiology

Heart Rhythm Society 

Amount: $50,000

Deadline: February 3, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 10%

 

Research Foundations

Cooley’s Anemia Foundation

Amount: $100,000/2 years

Deadline: February 4, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 8%

 

Research Grants

International Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia Foundation (IWMF)

Amount: $400,000/2 years

Deadline: February 13, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 8%

 

Harry Shwachman Clinical Investigator Award

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF)

Amount: $330,000

Deadline: 15 Feb 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in Neuroscience

Esther A. and Joseph Klingenstein Fund, Inc.

Amount: $225,000/3 years

Deadline: February 19, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

George C. Cotzias, M.D. Memorial Fellowships

American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA)

Amount: $300,000/3 years

Deadline: March 12, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships

American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA)

Amount: $50,000

Deadline: March 12, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Research Grants

American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA)

Amount: $75,000

Deadline: March 12, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Research Grants

PSC Partners Seeking a Cure

Amount: $80,000

Deadline: 23 Mar 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Research Grants – General RFP

Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation (DTRF)

Amount: $65,000

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: %

 

Bridge Grants

National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF)

Amount: $100,000

Deadline: April 15, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Fritz Thyssen Stiftung / Thyssen Foundation Stipends (Scholarships)

Amount: Approximately $460,000

Deadline: Continuously accepting applications

 

Boston Biomedical Innovation Center (B-BIC) Encouraging PILOT DRIVE Grant Submissions

Deadline: None

Amount: $50,000 or $200,000

 

FY17 DoD DMRDP Program Announcements

Deadline: Varies by Program

Amount: Varies by Program

 

Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, Michael J. (MJFF) Alpha-Synuclein Imaging Prize

Deadline: There is no deadline for submissions. The $2 million award will be issued to the first contestant who submits compelling evidence of a viable selective tracer and agrees to its widespread use.

Amount: $2,000,000

 

NIH Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research
Deadline: Six per year
Amount: Direct costs for individual administrative supplements vary from less than $5,000 to more than $100,000 depending on the career level of the candidate.

 

Partnership for Clean Competition Micro-Grants
Deadline: Ongoing
Amount: $74,999
Indirect Overhead Rate: undetermined

Brain Tumour Charity Clinical Biomarkers Awards
Deadline: Proposals accepted on a rolling basis
Amount: 500,000 GBP
Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Pediatric Low Grade Astrocytoma Foundation Research Grants
Deadline: Ongoing
Amount:$100,000-$500,000
Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Fritz Thyssen Foundation  Stipends (Scholarships)
Deadline: Ongoing
Amount: €408,000EUR
Indirect overhead rate: 0%

 

Therapeutic Development Initiative (TDI) – Funding for High-Impact Pediatric Cancer Research
Solving Kids’ Cancer
Deadline: Ongoing
Amount: $50,000-600,000
Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Hilda Preston Davis Foundation Grant
Deadline: Continuous
Amount: $100,000
Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Ralph I. Straus Award for Multiple Sclerosis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Amount: $1,000,000
Deadline: Continuous

 

Grants
Draper Richards Foundation
Amount: $300,000
Deadline: Ongoing

 

AIDS Research
Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
Amount: $50,000
Deadline: Continuous
Indirect Overhead Rate: Not listed

 

Clinical Research: Clinical Research Network Grants
Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
Amount: $60,000
Deadline: Ongoing
Indirect Overhead Rate: 10%

 

SWOG Trial Support (STrS)
The Hope Foundation
Amount: $150,000
Deadline: Ongoing
Indirect Overhead Rate: Not listed

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