Foundation Funding

NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

 

Core Awards – Research Awards – Innovative Clinical or Translational Science

American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Amount: $600,000/3 years

Deadline: July 15, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 10%

 

Summary: These awards support research with novel and innovative hypotheses, performed in human subjects, or research approaches to accelerate the transition of scientific discoveries into clinical application. Studies supported with these awards must directly involve human subjects, human samples and/or data, and offer considerable promise for advancing the cure, prevention or treatment of diabetes. Applications proposing high-risk projects with the potential for high-impact results are encouraged, as are studies that may not be sufficiently developed for traditional funding sources.

Eligibility: Any level faculty may apply.  Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States or U.S. possessions.

 

Core Program – Research Awards: Innovative Basic Science Awards

American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Amount: $345,000/3 years

Deadline: July 15, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Summary: The American Diabetes Association’s Core Research Program funds research with novel and innovative hypotheses in any area relevant to the etiology or pathophysiology of diabetes and its complications that hold significant promise for advancing the prevention, cure or treatment of diabetes. Basic, clinical, translational and epidemiological or health services research approaches are encouraged.

These awards support basic research with novel and innovative hypotheses in any area relevant to the etiology or pathophysiology of diabetes and its complications that holds significant promise for advancing the prevention, cure or treatment of diabetes. Applications proposing high-risk projects with the potential for high-impact results are encouraged, as are studies that may not be sufficiently developed for traditional funding sources.

Eligibility: Any level faculty may apply.  Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States or U.S. possessions.

 

 

Core Program – Development Awards – Junior Faculty Development

American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Amount: $552,000/4 years

Deadline: July 15, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 15% (Amount is inclusive of indirect costs)

 

Summary: These awards support early investigators as they establish independence as diabetes researchers.  Applicants must dedicate at least 75% total effort to research activities.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants must be full-time independent faculty with less than 10 years of research experience since their terminal degree who do not have previous or current NIH support (R00, R01, U01 or equivalent). Applicants may not hold concurrent awards of similar intent (NIH K awards, foundation or non-profit career development awards), however they can have completed previous NIH K or other career development funding. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States or U.S. possessions.

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF)

American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Amount: $176,743/3 years

Deadline: July 15, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Summary: These fellowships are available to postdoctoral researchers (MD, MD/PhD, PhD, DVM, or equivalent) to provide support for high quality training in disciplines and topics relevant to diabetes, in an environment conducive to beginning a career in diabetes research.

Eligibility: Researchers (PhD, MD, PharmD, DO, DPM, or equivalent) with confirmed postdoctoral position by award start date. Applicants with more than 10 years research experience beyond conferral of their doctoral degree are not eligible for this award. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States or U.S. possessions.

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF)

American Diabetes Association (ADA)

Amount: $176,743/3 years

Deadline: July 15, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Summary: These fellowships are available to postdoctoral researchers (MD, MD/PhD, PhD, DVM, or equivalent) to provide support for high quality training in disciplines and topics relevant to diabetes, in an environment conducive to beginning a career in diabetes research.

Eligibility: Researchers (PhD, MD, PharmD, DO, DPM, or equivalent) with confirmed postdoctoral position by award start date. Applicants with more than 10 years research experience beyond conferral of their doctoral degree are not eligible for this award. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States or U.S. possessions.

 

Global Grants

Rotary International

Amount: $200,000

Deadline: Continuous

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Summary: Global grants support large international activities with sustainable, measurable outcomes in Rotary’s areas of focus:
– Promoting peace
– Fighting disease
– Providing clean water, sanitation, and hygiene
– Saving mothers and children
– Supporting education
– Growing local economies.

Global grants can fund:
– Humanitarian projects
– Scholarships for graduate-level academic studies
– Vocational training teams, which are groups of professionals who travel abroad either to teach local professionals about their field or to learn more about it themselves.

To be approved, the application must clearly describe how the project, scholarship, or vocational training team:
– Is sustainable
– Includes measurable goals
– Aligns with one of Rotary’s areas of focus
– Responds to real community needs — starting July 1, any club or district that applies for a global grant to support a humanitarian project or a vocational training team must conduct a community assessment first and include the results in their grant application
– Actively involves Rotarians and community members.

Eligibility: Both the district or club in the country where the activity is carried out and the international partner district or club must first become qualified before applying for a global grant.

 

Research in Robotic Surgical Technology

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS)/Research Foundation of ASCRS

Amount: $50,000-100,000

Deadline: August 15, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Summary: The Research in Robotic Surgical Technology Grant provides an investigator the opportunity to pursue research interest, specifically germane to robotic surgical technology in the field of colon and rectal surgery. Innovative projects are encouraged. The Research Committee is particularly interested in fostering collaborative research. Proposals which include two or more institutions may be eligible for additional funding. This grant is supported by Intuitive Surgical Inc.

Eligibility:

– The proposed research must be investigator-initiated, hypothesis-driven
– The proposed research must be conducted within the United States or Canada
– ASCRS members must be co-principal investigators or principal investigators
– Applicant submitting a proposal to this funding opportunity may not submit the same application to any other funding body at the same time
– Prior to submitting an application, any proposed research that includes human or animal studies must have approval from the institutions appropriate review board

 

Congenital Heart Disease Research Grants

Children’s Heart Foundation

Amount: $100,000

Deadline: June 7, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Summary: CHF seeks to fund life-saving, life-changing CHD research in clinical cardiology, basic science, population science, and advancement of surgical/interventional techniques, including, but not limited to the following areas:
– Genetics
– Biochemistry
– Pharmacology
– Devices and procedural research (cardiac catheterization and surgery)
– Neurodevelopmental and functional outcomes
– Quality and policy regarding delivery of care, coverage and access
– Maternal environment and modifiable disease impact on fetuses with CHD
– Fetal diagnosis and intervention
– Long-term care of adults with CHDs

Eligibility: International applicants are eligible but all applications/correspondence must be in English. Current award recipients must wait 1 year ( 12 calendar months ) before submitting a new proposal.

 

ASRM and SREI Research Grant Programs

American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

Amount: $50,000

Deadline: March 22, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 10%

 

Research Grants

PSC Partners Seeking a Cure

Amount: $80,000

Deadline: 23 Mar 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

2019 Project Grant Round

Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation

Amount: $500,000/3 years

Deadline: March 25, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Psychosocial Research Grants (PSR) – PSR Postdoctoral Fellowships

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation

Amount: $150,000/2 years

Deadline: March 25, 2019 LOI

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Charles H. Hood Foundation Child Health Research Awards Program

Health Resources in Action (HRiA)/The Medical Foundation

Amount: $165,000/2 years

Deadline: March 28, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 10%

 

Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar Research Award

March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation

Amount: $150,000/2 years

Deadline: March 30, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 10%

 

Research Scholar Grants

American Cancer Society (ACS)

Amount: $2,000,000/4 years

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 20%

 

Postdoctoral Fellowships

American Cancer Society (ACS)

Amount: $172,500/3 years

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

RFA: Pilot and Exploratory Projects in Palliative Care of Cancer Patients and Their Families

American Cancer Society (ACS)

Amount: $120,000/2 years

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 20%

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Cancer Research Institute (CRI)

Amount: $175,000/3 years

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

World of Children Awards

World of Children, Inc.

Amount: $75,000

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Faculty Research Award

Shock Society

Amount: $83,000

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

The Role of Health Policy and Health Insurance in Improving Access to and Performance of Cancer Prevention, Early Detection, and Treatment Services

American Cancer Society (ACS)

Amount: $1,000,000/5 years

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 20%

 

Research Grants – General RFP

Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation (DTRF)

Amount: $65,000

Deadline: April 1, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: %

 

TRIH Grant

Action on Hearing Loss (Trading Name of the Royal National Institute for Deaf People ([RNID])

Amount: $400,000 (300,000GBP)

Deadline: April 7, 2019 (Expression of Interest)

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program

Atlantic Philanthropies

Amount: $100,000

Deadline: April 15, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: %

 

Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigator Award

Health Effects Institute (HEI)

Amount: $500,000/3 years

Deadline: April 15, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: amount includes operating costs

 

Bridge Grants

National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF)

Amount: $100,000

Deadline: April 15, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Gary S. Gilkeson Career Development Award

Lupus Foundation of America (LFA)

Amount: $140,000/2 years

Deadline: April 16, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Spinal Cord Injury Research on the Translational Spectrum Pilot Research Grants

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation

Amount: $300,000/2 years

Deadline: May 6, 2019 (LOI)

Indirect Overhead Rate: 10%

 

Spinal Cord Injury Research on the Translational Spectrum Senior Research Grants

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation

Amount: $600,000/3 years

Deadline: May 6, 2019 (LOI)

Indirect Overhead Rate: 10%

 

Spinal Cord Injury Research on the Translational Spectrum: Postdoctoral Fellowships

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation

Amount: $150,000/2 years

Deadline: May 6, 2019 (LOI)

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Large Grants for Research on Gambling Disorders

National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG)

Amount: $150,000/2 years

Deadline: June 3, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 15%

 

Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23)

Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)

Amount: $150,000-750,000

Deadline: June 12, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08)

Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)

Amount: $100,000-$500,000

Deadline: June 12, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Dementia Consortium

Dementia Consortium

Amount: $650,000 upper (100,000 GBP-500,000 GBP)

Deadline: June 26, 2019 (Expression of Interest)

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Mentored Research Training Grants (MRTG) 

Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) 

Amount: $250,000/2 years

Deadline: August 15, 2019

Indirect Overhead Rate: 0%

 

Brander Beacons Cancer Research Request for Proposals

Amount: $5,000 – $25,000

Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis

 

Impact Award

Parkinson’s Foundation

Amount: $150,000

Deadline: continuous

Indirect Overhead Rate: 10%

 

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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