Research Management Group (RMG)

Calendar of Funding Opportunities

This webpage contains a calendar of mostly foundation and association biomedical and bioscience funding opportunities that are primarily for faculty with PI eligibility (those with UTL, MCL, and NTLR faculty appointments). Clinician Educator (CE) faculty must submit and receive approval for a CE faculty PI waiver through their RPM.


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  Proposals accepted on an ongoing basis

 
Sponsor Deadline 
Sponsor
Disease Focus Eligibility
Name of Grant,
Amount of funding,
Link to the guidelines

January
NOTE: Due to the two-week holiday closure period (Dec. 23-Jan. 7), the RPM/RMG deadlines are in December >> for many of the RFPs with January 2018 deadlines
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Jan. 5, 2018 5 p.m. EST via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
March 2, 2018 via proposal central

Alzheimer’s Association and Tau Consortium Neuroscience; Alzheimer's; seeks to accelerate the discovery of potential new therapies for tauopathies. Faculty with PI eligibility The Tau Pipeline Enabling Program
up to $750K for up to 2 yrs (up to 10% IDC)
No citizenship restriction
Go to this Proposal Central webpage and click on the document icon at the end of the RFP title to download the guidelines

Letter of intent deadline:
Jan. 8, 2018

Full application (by invitation only) deadline: Feb. 26, 2018

ALS Association neuroscience; ALS biomarker discovery Faculty with PI eligibility ALS ACT: Biomarker Discovery for ALS
up to $100,000 (which includes up to 10% indirect costs)Proposed projects should be completed over 12-18 months
No citizenship restriction
More >>

Limited Program

Internal deadline (for all schools)
:
Jan. 11, 2018

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation identify outstanding inventors who harness science and technology to enhance the conduct of scientific research, strengthen environmental conservation, or improve the experience and outcomes of patient care. Stanford faculty with PI eligibility (UTL, MCL, and NTL-Research appts.) and Clinician Educator (CE) faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request).


Applicants must be within 10 years of receiving their terminal degree in their field (Ph.D. or M.D.
Moore Inventor Fellows
$675K over 3 years
No citizenship requirement
Internal submission guidelines
Limited Program

Internal deadline (for all schools):
Jan. 11, 2018
W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program Faculty with PI eligibility across the natural and earth sciences, engineering, and medicine at all ranks are eligible. Keck has a stated interest in interdisciplinary research, thus proposals may also come from a team of faculty across departments, disciplines, or schools. Faculty with PI eligibility Keck Concept Paper
No citizenship restriction
Internal submission guidelines
This program is currently on hold- check the website in January 2018 American Academy of Family Physicians family medicine Faculty with PI eligibility

Applicant must be a family medicine researcher (a clinician or Ph.D.)

Priority will be given to new investigators and those who mentor new investigators by including them as part of the research team
Joint Grants Awards
$50,000 for 1 or 2 years
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Jan. 10, 2018

Full proposal by invitation only

(see also May and Aug.)
William T. Grant Foundation Address issues that have compelling relevance for theory, policy, and/or practice affecting the settings of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants-Reducing Inequality
$100K-$600K for 2-3 yrs
Research Grants-Improving the use of research evidence
$100K to $1M for 2-3 yrs
Officers’ Research Grants for both initiatives
up to $25K for 2-4 yrs
More >>
Limited award: only one applicant per category:
Internal Cancer Institute deadline:
Jan.


Sponsor: LOI:
Jan.

Full application: April (by invitation)
St. Baldrick's Foundation childhood cancer See the guidelines Award Mechanisms
Fellows
Research grants
Scholar (career development) grant
Supportive Care Research grants
Consortium Research Grants
Internal submission guidelines
Jan. 15, 2018

(reminder-alert your RPM by early Dec. holiday closure period 12/27-01/07)
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network pancreatic cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Translational Research Grant
$500,000 over 2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Jan. 15, 2018

(reminder-alert your RPM by early Dec. holiday closure period 12/27-01/07)
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Cardiovascular disease
Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility (see other criteria)

ISHLT membership required
Norman E. Shumway Career Development Award
$80,000 per year x 2 yrs
Joel D. Cooper Career Development Award
$80,000 per year x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (LOI):
Jan. 15, 2018

Full proposal by invitation only: June 1, 2018

(see also April 15, Oct. 15)
Whitehall Foundation Neuroscience; Basic biological research in neurobiology Assist. prof.
with PI eligibility
Grant-in-Aid
$30K for 1 yr
More >>
Letter of intent (LOI):
Jan. 15, 2018

Full proposal by invitation only: June 1, 2018

(see also April 15, Oct. 15)
Whitehall Foundation Neuroscience; Basic biological research in neurobiology Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$30-$75K/yr for up to 3 yrs
More >>
Letter of intent: Jan. 15, 2018

Full proposal (by invitation only):
March 1, 2018
FARA-Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance neuroscience; ataxia Faculty with PI eligibility Keith Michael Andrus Cardiac Research Award
$150K/yr for 1-2 yrs
More >>
Jan. 16, 2018 Pediatric Endocrine Society pediatric endocrinology Early assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Senior Fellows-in training (who have completed 2 yrs of pediatric endocrinology training). PES membership required.
(Submit through your RPM in RMG >>)

Clinical Scholar Awards
$50K for 1 yr
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Jan.

RFP to be published in early November.
The Emergency Medicine Foundation emergency medicine Assist. with PI eligibility; PI must have a primary faculty appointment in Emergency Medicine Career Development Grant
$50K for 1 yr
More >>
Jan.

RFP to be published in early November.
The Emergency Medicine Foundation emergency medicine Faculty with PI eligibility; PI must have a primary faculty appointment in Emergency Medicine Patient Centered Outcome Research Grant
$100,000 for a 2-year period
Basic Science and Clinical Research Innovation Award Grant
up to $50,000 for 1 year
Health Policy Research Grant
up to $50,000 for 1 year
More >>
Jan.

RFP to be published in early November.
The Emergency Medicine Foundation emergency medicine; To promote projects that seek to demonstrate improved patient outcomes in Emergency Departments in low-to middle-income countries (LMICs). Faculty with PI eligibility; PI must have a primary faculty appointment in Emergency Medicine International Emergency Medicine Outcomes and Efficacy Research Grant
Seed grant for up to $10,000 for one year (2 to be awarded)
More >>
Limited Program

Stanford Neuroscienc Institue internal deadline:
Jan. TBA
The Dana Foundation Neuroscience; human brain or brain-immune functioning or malfunctioning Stanford assistant professors and associate professors (within the first few years of their appointment) with PI eligibility (UTL, MCL, and NTLR appts) and CE assistant and associate professors (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver).

Senior investigators (full professors with PI eligibility or CE full professors with an approved CE faculty waiver )can submit an internal proposal if the project represents a new direction for them.
David Mahoney Neuroimaging Program:
Using Brain and Immune Imaging to Improve Human Health
$200K

No citizenship requirement.
Letter of intent (required):
Jan.
International Rhett Syndrome Rett Syndrome (developmental disorder found primarily in girls)

Faculty with PI eligibility The Neuro Habilitation Program
apply via the HeART grant mechanism (Help Accelerate RTT Therapeutics) Grant
$150,000 over 2 yrs

The Read Through Program:

apply via the ANGEL (Advanced Neurotherapeutic Grant of Excellence) Grant Award
$300,000 per year for up to 2 yr
More >>
Jan. 23, 2018 American Heart Association cardiovascular medicine;

All basic, clinical, translational and population research broadly related to cardiovascular function and disease and stroke, or to related clinical, basic science, bioengineering or biotechnology, and public health problems.
Faculty with PI eligibility Transformational Project Award
$100K (including 10% IDC) per year for up to 3 years
Citizenship: US citizens, permanent residents and individuals with certain visa
More >>
Jan. 29, 2018 American Thyroid Association thyroid function and disease. Topics include thyroid cancer) Assist. prof. with PI eligibility who are less than 6 years past their postdoctoral research experience ATA Research Grants
up to $25K for up to 2 yrs
More >>
Jan. 31, 2018 Foundation Fighting Blindness vision research Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Physician scientists who have completed Opthamology residency or equivalent training
Enhanced Career Development Award
up to $170K/yr for up to 3 years
More >>
Jan. 31, 2018 Sarcoma Foundation of America Cancer; sarcoma Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
up to $50K
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Jan. 31, 2018 National Pancreas Foundation pancreatic diseases (adults and children); Studies intended to advance knowledge in the areas of pancreatic carcinoma, and all forms of pancreatitis Faculty with PI eligibility

No citizenship requirement
Research Grant
$50K for 1 yr
More >>
Jan. 31, 2018 Larry L. Hillblom Foundation 1) Diabetes Mellitus and its complications including studies of normal glucose metabolism; or

2) Age-related chronic or degenerative disorders of the brain or vision including such studies of the healthy aging processes.
Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Start up grants
$70K/ yr for up to 3 yrs (the host institution must provide $30K/yr x 3 yrs)
No citizenship requirement
More >>
February
Letter of intent (required):
Feb. 1, 2018

Full proposal by invitation only:
March 15, 2018
Leukemia Research Foundation cancer, leukemia, lymphoma, MDS, and multiple myeloma Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Hollis Brownstein Research Grant Program-New Investigators
$100K x 1 yr
More >>
LOI instructions >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Feb. 1, 2018

Full proposal deadline:
March 1, 2018

(see August)

A-T Children’s Project Neuroscience, A-T (ataxia-telangiectasia) Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$75K for 1-2 years
No citizenship restricition
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Feb. 1, 2018

Full proposal deadline:
March 1, 2018

(see August)
A-T Children’s Project Neuroscience, A-T (ataxia-telangiectasia) Post docs with one year experience or less post degree are eligible and must be nominated for this award by their principal investigator (PI)**

**Eligibility: the PI is the faculty member with PI eligibility
A-T Postdoctoral Fellowship
$30K-$40K/yr for 2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Feb. 1, 2018

Full proposal by invitation only
PCORI: Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute PCOR-patient centered outcome research Faculty with PI eligibility Engagement Award: Knowledge, Training and Development, and Dissemination Awards
up to $250,000 total costs over 2 years
More >>
Feb. 1, 2018 PCORI: Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute PCOR-patient centered outcome research Faculty with PI eligibility Engagement Award (EAIN): Research Meeting and Conference Support
$50K for 1 yr
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Feb. Brain and Behavior Reseearch Foundation neuroscience; Basic and/or clinical investigators are supported, but research must be relevant to serious brain and behavior disorders such as schizophrenia, mood disorders, anxiety disorders or child and adolescent mental illnesses. To enable promising investigators to either extend research fellowship training or begin careers as independent research faculty (assist. prof. with PI eligibility) Young Investigator Grant
$35K per year x 2 years
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Feb.
via proposal central

Full proposal: April via proposal central
American Cancer Society cancer, faculty with PI eligibility who have made seminal contributions that have changed the direction of basic cancer research. Mid-career faculty Research Professor Grant
$80K/yr direct costs for 5 years (2 to be awarded)
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Feb. 1, 2018


Full proposal (by invitation only):
April 1, 2018
FARA-Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Neuroscience; ataxia Faculty with PI eligibility General Research Grant
$150K/yr x 1-2 yrs
Additional Research Grant Subtype: Postdoctoral Trainee and Ph.D. Students (PI= faculty member)
More >>
Feb. 1, 2018 AALAS Grants for Laboratory Animal Science (GLAS) Program laboratory animal science
Faculty with PI eligibility

Small grant: $7500 for 1 yr.
Standard grant: $50,000 for 1 yr
PI must be an AALS member
(The RFP and guidelines will be posted on Dec. 1st):
More >>

 

Letter of intent deadline:
Feb. 2, 2018 via proposal central

Full proposal deadline:
Feb. 28, 2018 via proposal central

Tobacco-related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) of California Priority areas:Tobacco-related health disparities
Cancer prevention, treatment, and biology
Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases
Environmental exposure and toxicology
Neuroscience of nicotine addiction and treatment
Oral diseases and dental health
Pulmonary biology and lung diseases
State and local tobacco control policy research
Faculty with PI eligibility Community Practice-based Research Planning Award
$200K/yr x 2 yrs

Community Practice-based Implementation Award $500,000/yr x 3 year

No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent deadline:
Feb. 2, 2018 via proposal central

Full proposal deadline:
Feb. 28, 2018 via proposal central
Tobacco-related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) of California Priority areas: Tobacco-related health disparities
Cancer prevention, treatment, and biology
Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases
Environmental exposure and toxicology
Neuroscience of nicotine addiction and treatment
Oral diseases and dental health
Pulmonary biology and lung diseases
State and local tobacco control policy research
Faculty with PI eligibility High Impact Research Project Award
$250K/yr x 3 yrs

High Impact Pilot Research Award
$200K/yr x 2 yrs

No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent deadline:
Feb. 2, 2018 via proposal central

Full proposal deadline: Feb. 28, 2018 via proposal central
Tobacco-related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) of California Priority areas: Tobacco-related health disparities
Cancer prevention, treatment, and biology
Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases
Environmental exposure and toxicology
Neuroscience of nicotine addiction and treatment
Oral diseases and dental health
Pulmonary biology and lung diseases
State and local tobacco control policy research
Assist. prof. with PI eligibility who are within 5 years of completing formal postdoctoral training degree or since the doctoral degree if no postdoctoral training

Must devote at least 50% of their research effort each year to activities supported by this award.
New Investigator Award
$200K/yr x 3 yrs

No citizenship requirement
More >>
Limited submission program

Internal deadline:
Feb.
Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Foundation Applicants must be involved in basic or clinical research which has the potential for translation. Stanford School of Medicine assist. prof. with UTL, MCL, or NTLR appts. Faculty Scholar Award
$75K-$100K gift award
Internal submission guidelines
Feb. 7, 2018

(see also May 2)
Venture Well Our E-Team Program gives college students the chance to move new tech ideas out of the lab and classroom and into the marketplace.
Stage 1 funding; $5,000- to attend a three-day strategy mapping workshop, VentureLab1
Stage 2 funding: up to $20,000 + workshop (VentureLab 2) + coaching + network (and includes tactical coaching)
Stage 3 funding: up to $50,000 VentureWell program investment opportunity
You must apply for Stage 1 funding first.
PI: faculty with PI eligibility E-Teams
No citizenship requirement
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Feb. Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation Research Sjögren’s Syndrome: This is an auto-immune disease which involves an individual's white blood cells attacking moisture-producing glands. (Symptoms involve dry eyes and dry mouth.) Faculty with PI eligibility Research grants
$15K to $50K per year for 2 yrs.
No citizenship restriction but research must be conducted at an institution in the U.S..
More >>

Letter of intent (required):
Feb.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
May

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Bladder cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Bladder Cancer Innovation Award
$300K total direct research expenses over 2 yrs (one award to be made)
More >>
Feb. 8, 2018
National Kidney Foundation

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Initiative (PCORI)



kidney disease Faculty with PI eligibility

Applicants must be current members of NKF.

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Grant
More >>
Feb. 8, 2018 National Kidney Foundation kidney disease;

To support clinical research studies addressing important issues for patients with kidney disease (patient-oriented)
Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (nephrologists)

Applicants must be current members of NKF.
NKF Young Investigator Grant (2 to be awarded)
Satellite Dialysis Young Investigator Grant (1 to be awarded)
$35K for 1 year
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Feb. 9, 2018 The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract surgery-alimentary tract (digestive tract) Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (general surgeons) SSAT Career Development Award for Clinical/Outcomes/Educaton Research
$20K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent: Feb. California National Primate Research Center at UC Davis Pilot projects that address biomedical/translational research topics across the nonhuman primate lifespan and include CNPRC scientific research unit areas (Brain, Mind and Behavior, Infectious Diseases, Reproductive Sciences and Regenerative Medicine, Respiratory Diseases) are requested. Faculty with PI eligibility Requests for Letters of Intent for Pilot Projects
$50K for 1 year
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Feb. 12, 2018

Full proposal (by invtation only):
May 14, 2018
North American Spine Society (NASS) neuroscience; any spine-related basic, clinical or translational proposal Faculty with PI eligibility

Applicants do not need to be NASS members
NASS Research Grants
$20K-$40K per year for 1-2 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Feb. 12, 2018

Full proposal (by invtation only):
May 14, 2018
North American Spine Society (NASS) neuroscience; supports research of disc-related and/or neuropathic back pain by nonsurgical techniques. Faculty with PI eligibility

Applicants do not need to be NASS members
NASS Nontraditional Nonsurgical Treatment Grants
$20K-$40K per year for 1-2 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Feb. 12, 2018

Full proposal (by invtation only):
May 14, 2018
North American Spine Society (NASS) neuroscience; any spine-related basic, clinical or translational proposal Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

MD applicants within 5 years of their training
PhD applicants must be within 5 years of their postdoctoral training
NASS Young Investigator Grants
$20K-$40K per year for 1-2 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Feb. 15, 2018

Full proposals (by invitation only):
May 15, 2018


Kenneth Rainin Foundation gastroenterology; inflammatory bowel disease

Basic, clinical or translational research.
Topics of interest: bioengineering, diet and nutrition, epithelial cell/molecular biology, fecal microbiota transplant, immunity and inflammation and micro biome; therapeutic development and delivery.
Faculty with PI eligibility

Only one PI is permitted by the sponsor, but proposals may have co-investigators.

No citizenship requirement
Innovator Award
$100,000 for one year
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Feb. 15, 2018

(see also August)

Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research anesthesiology; anesthesia education Anesthesiologists-faculty with PI eligibility Research in Education Grant
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
More >>
Feb. 15, 2018

(see also August 15)

Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research anesthesiology Faculty with PI eligibility who completed their core anesthesiology residency training within the past 10 years Mentored Research Training Grants: Basic Science, Clinical or Translational Science, Health Services Research
The MRTG is a two-year, $175,000 award
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Feb. Pancreatic Cancer Action Network pancreatic cancer

Supports translational and clinically relevant projects that are identified as next steps for our Precision Promise initiative
Faculty with PI eligibility
Precision Medicine Targeted Grant
up to $1 million
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Download PDF file >>
Letter of intent (required):
Feb.

Full proposal: March

(Other LOI deadlines:
TBA)
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation neuroscience; Alzheimer's Disease Faculty with PI eligibility

Preclinical Drug Discovery
$150K-$600K for 1-2 years
-PACT-Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT)
up to $1.5 milion
Biomarker Development
$150K-$600K for 1-2 years
More >>

Feb. The Marfan Foundation basic and clinical research in Marfan syndrome which impacts connective tissue Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility
Applicants must have less than seven years experience in a faculty position and have never received an NIH R-01 grant award
Early Investigator Grant Program
$37,500 yr x 2 years
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Letter of intent (LOI) (required) deadline:
Feb.


Full proposal (by invitation only): May
The Honorable Tina Brozeman Foundation (Tina’s Wish) cancer, ovarian Faculty with PI eligibility Early Detection Ovarian Cancer Research Grant
$100,000 per year x 2 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Feb.
via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only):
May
via proposal central
LUNGevity cancer-lung Assist. prof. with PI eligibility LUNGevity Career Development Awards for Translation Research (lung cancer)
Maximum of $300,000 ($100K/yr x 3 years)
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Feb. 12, 2018

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
Aug.

Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation To conduct clinical and education research and development in Anesthesia Patient Safety Faculty with PI eligibility Investigator-initiated Research Grant Program
$150,000 for a study to be conducted over a maximum of 2 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Limited program
Internal Deadline (for all schools):
Feb.
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation natural sciences and engineering; physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology, astronomy, computer science, earth science, ocean science, and all branches of engineering Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering
$875,000 over 5 years
Internal Submission guidelines
Feb. Pancreatic Cancer Action Network pancreatic cancer

Supports studies utilizing NCI/NIDDK cohort or new onset diabetics with high risk for sporadic pancreatic cancer; projects will focus on blood biomarkers
Faculty with PI eligibility Early Detection Targeted Grant
up to $1 million
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Feb. 15, 2018 The Esther A. and Joseph Klingenstein Fund Neuroscience; young investigators engaged in basic or clinical research that may lead to a better understanding of neurological and psychiatric disorders.

Assist. prof. with tenure-track appt. (UTL appt) within 4 years of their first tenure-track appt. (between July 1, 2014 to July 1, 2018)

See the guidelines for additional criteria

Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award in the Neurosciences
$225K over 3 years
U.S. citizenship is not a requirement, but it is expected that candidates will be permanent residents of the U.S. and that their research will be carried out in U.S. institutions (early career award exception to RPH 1.8)
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Feb. 21, 2018 New York Stem Cell Foundation used for exploring the basic biology and translational potential of stem cells Assist. prof. with tenure track or equivalent positions* who are within 5 years of starting their assistant professor faculty position on June 1, 2018.

(*the sponsor has approved both our assist. prof. with MCL and UTL faculty appointments)
NYSCF- Robertson Stem Cell Investigator Award
$1.5M total direct costs over 5 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Feb. 21, 2018 New York Stem Cell Foundation foster truly bold, innovative scientists with the potential to transform the field of neuroscience.

Applicants need not be working in areas related to stem cells.
Assist. prof. with tenure track or equivalent positions* who are within 5 years of starting their assistant professor faculty position on June 1, 2018.

(*the sponsor has approved both our assist. prof. with MCL and UTL faculty appointments)
NYSCF -Robertson Neuroscience Investigator Awards
$1.5M total direct costs over 5 yrs.
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Feb. Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Neuroscience: basic, as well as translational and/or clinical investigators; psychiatric disorders such as: schizophrenia; bipolar; mood and anxiety disorders; or early onset brain and behavior disorders. Advanced postdoctoral fellows

Instructors

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
NARSAD Young Investigator Grant
$35K/yr x 2 yrs
Eligibility: advanced postdoctoral fellows, Instructors and assist. prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
No citizen restriction
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Feb. The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract general surgey-health care disparities Faculty with PI eligibility Health Care Disparities Research Award
$20K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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Phase I proposal (1-2 page proposal) deadline (required):
Feb.

Phase II proposals (by invitation only) deadline:
May
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) Consortium PML is a serious but rare infection of the central nervous system caused by lytic destruction of oligodendrocytes by the JC polyoma virus. Faculty with PI eligibility

Grants
up to $300K over 2 yrs
More >>

Limited Program
Internal Cancer Institute
deadline:
Feb.
The V Foundation for Cancer Research
translational cancer research in any cancer area Faculty with PI eligibility Translational Cancer Resesarch Award Program
$600K over 3 yrs
Internal submission guidelines
Feb. International OCD Foundation Neuroscience; nature, causes and treatment of OCD and related disorders Postdoctoral fellows with mentor

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Research Grant

$35K to $50K
(see the FAQ webpage)
No citizenship restriction.
Overview >>
Guidelines >>
Portal request form deadline (required):
Feb.

Letter of intent deadline (required):
March

Copy of signed face page by mail:
March
amFAR-The Foundation for AIDS Research HIV/AIDS Faculty with PI eligibility Impact Grants exploring HIV persistence and eradication
$2M over 4 years
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Two-page phase one proposals: Feb. TBA;

Phase II proposals by invitation only
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) Consortium
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy Faculty with PI eligibility Grants
up to $300K over 2 yrs
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Feb. 28, 2018 Bay Area Lyme Foundation Lyme disease; infectious diseases; neuroscience, muscular Associate Professors & Full professors with PI eligibility who have not worked in Lyme Disease research. Emerging Leader Awards
$250,000 ELA Grant
No citizenship restriction
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Feb. 28, 2018 Bay Area Lyme Foundation Lyme disease; infectious diseases; neuroscience, muscular

Postdoctoral Fellows

Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility

Instructors, Clinical Instructors

Emerging Leader Awards
$100,000 ELA Gran
t (2 to be awarded)
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Limited submissoin program

Internal deadline for ALL schools:
Feb.
Agilent Gift award- "2016 focus: Contribution to the development of advanced Big Data technologies aimed at making breakthroughs in life science research and imaging for clinical diagnostics". Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Candidate completed Ph.D. or M.D. less than 10 years before January 1, 2016.
Agilent Early Career Professor Award
$100K prize, not a grant
Internal nomination guidelines
March

Letter of intent (required) deadline:
March

Full proposal (by invitation only): April

Alzheimer's Association neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
up to $150K total costs over 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Letter of intent (required) deadline:
March

Full proposal (by invitation only): April

Alzheimer's Association neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease Faculty with PI eligibility from groups underrepresented in biomedical and behavioral sciences.

Applicants must be less than 10 years past their doctoral or post residency (MD or DO) or new to Alzheimer's disease research
Research Grant to Promote Diversity
up to $150K total costs over 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Letter of intent (required) deadline:
March

Full proposal (by invitation only): April

Alzheimer's Association neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease Established faculty with PI eligibility who have contributed significantly to Alzheimer's disease (AD)research; contributed to other areas and are now beginning to focus on problems re: AD; and are likely to make substantial contributions in the future Zenith Award
up to $450K total costs over 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
March
via proposal central
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) bladder cancer Senior Postdoctoral Fellow (submit through your RPM)

Instructor

Research Associate,

Assistant Prof. with PI eligibility
Young Investigator Awards
$50K for 1 yr
U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents or applicants with a valid work visa in an instituton in the U.S. or Canada.
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March Melanoma Research Foundation cancer, melanoma Assoc. prof. with PI eligibility who are established melanoma researchers or

Researchers working in closely related fields who wish to move into melanoma research.
Established investigator Award
$100K/yr x 2yrs
No citizenship restriction but research must be conducted in the U.S.
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March Melanoma Research Foundation cancer, melanoma Instructors

Research associates

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Postdoctoral fellows must have less than 5 years of postdoctoral experience
Career Development Award
$50K/yr x 2yrs
No citizenship restriction but research must be conducted in the U.S.
More >>
Not offered in 2017 (will be offered again in 2018) Melanoma Research Foundation cancer, melanoma Assoc. prof. with PI eligibility

Teams consisting of both basic scientists and clinicians to address an unmet clinical need
Team Awards
Up to $250K/yr x 2yrs
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March 1, 2018 Foundation Fighting Blindness vision ressearch; retinal degenerative diseases (RDDs), i.e., inherited orphan retinal degenerative diseases and non-exudative age-related macular degeneration.
Clinician-scientists possessing an M.D., D.O., or recognized equivalent foreign degree and who are in their first, second, or third year of a junior faculty appointment are eligible to apply for a CDA.

Stanford assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Career Development Award
Amount of funding: $75K direct costs /yr x 5 years
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March American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons-Research Foundation colon and rectal surgery Faculty with PI eligibility Limited project grants
$50K for 1 yr
Applicants must be members of ASCRS
More >>
March

(see also
October 1)
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons-Research Foundation colon and rectal surgery Young surgeons-Assist. prof. with PI eligibility within the first 5 years of their faculty appointment


Career Development Grant
$75K per year for 2 yrs
Applicants must be members of ASCRS
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March American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) reproductive medicine Assis prof. with PI eligibility ASRM Research Grant
$10K-$50K
No citizenship requirement
More >>
March American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

Society for Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (SREI)

reproductive medicine Assist. prof. with PI eligibility SREI- Research Grant
$40K
No citizenship requirement
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March
via proposal central
Lymphoma Research Foundation cancer; Mantle Cell Lymphoma

Note: Proposals must be an adjunct to an existing research project in MCL. Projects should also relate to work in the clinical setting and/or involve primary MCL patient samples.
Faculty with PI eligibility with an existing resesarch project in MCL Mantle Cell Lymphoma Correlative Studies Support Initiative
up to $50K for 18 months
To download the guidelines, click on the document icon next to the RFP title on this proposal central webpage >>
March 1, 2018
via proposal central
California Breast Cancer Research Program breast cancer; for community based participatory research projects Faculty with PI eligibility Community Research Collaboration (CRC) awards
CRC Pilot: Up to $150,000 direct costs for 18 months
CRC Full: up to $600,000 direct costs for 3 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
March 12, 2018 American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) neuroscience; Parkinson's disease Instructors

early career assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Applicants must be physicians (neurologists) and be no more than 6 years beyond the completion of their clinical training at the time of submission.
George C. Cotzias, MD, Memorial Fellowships
$80K per year x 3 yrs
U.S. citizenship or permanent residency required.
More >>
March 12, 2018 American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) neuroscience; Parkinson's disease Faculth with PI eligibility Research Grant
$50,000 for 1 year
No citizenship requirement but research must be done in a US institution.
More >>
March Prostate Cancer Foundation prostate cancer Postdoctoral Fellow, Instructor
Clinical Instructor,
Research Associate (submit through your RPM)

Assistant Professor with PI eligibility


All applicants must be within should be within six-years following completion of a professional degree or clinical training
Young Investigator Award
$75K/yr x 3 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Concept paper (required) deadline:
March

Full proposal (by invitation only):
April
Thrasher Research Fund Child health: “clinical, hypothesis-driven research that offers substantial promise for meaningful advances in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of children’s diseases, particularly research that offers broad-based applications.

Note: A mentor may have only one Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Awardee at a time.
1. Physicians who are in a residency/ fellowship training program, or who completed that program no more than one year before the date of submission of the Concept Paper

2) Post-doctoral researchers who received the doctoral level degree no more than three years prior to the date of submission of the Concept Paper.
Early Career Award
$25,000 directs plus 7% indirect costs for up to 2 years
No citizenship restriction
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March The Klarman Family Foundation neuroscience: underlying biology of anorexia nervosa Faculty with PI eligibility in institutions in the U.S., Canada and Israel Eating Disorders Research Grants Program
1 year pilot study: up to $150K inclusive of up to 10% indirect costs
1-3 year research projects of up to $250K per year, inclusive of up to 10% indirect costs
More >>
March Burroughs Wellcome Fund regulatory science Faculty with PI eligibility

Per the program announcement: Citizens and non-citizen permanent and temporary residents of the U.S. and Canada who are legally qualified to work in the US or Canada are eligible. Candidates whip are temporary US residents must hold a valid U.S. visa (J-1, H1B, F-1 or O-1 visas).
Innovation in Regulatory Science
up to $500K over 5 years
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March 14, 2018 The Sontag Foundation neuroscience; brain tumors; brain cancer research Assist. prof. with UTL faculty appts. made no earlier than March 1, 2014 Distinguished Investigator Award
$600,000 total award ($150K/yr x 4 yrs)
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Online nomination:
March
March of Dimes Birth defects Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar Research
$150,000 over 2 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Letter of intent:
March

Full proposal (by invitation only):
July

Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation and
Harrington Discovery Institute
neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease Faculty with PI eligibility AADF-Harrington Scholar Award
up to $600K over 2 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
March Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation Neuroscience; cancer; brain tumors-pediatric Faculty with PI eligibility Pediatric Brain Tumor Grant $30K/yr for up to 2 yrs (2 awards)

Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Research Award
Up to $45K (one award)
No citizenship restriction
More >>
March Howard and Gorgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine reproductive medicine Researchers in a reproductive medicine fellowship*

Instructors

Assist. to assoc. prof. with PI eligibility

Must be under of the age of 45
Young Investigator Achievement Awards
$60K for 1 yr
*Institutional representative: RPM in RMG.
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March
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation multiple myeloma Faculty with PI eligibility Senior Research Award $100,000/yr x 2 yrs
More >>
March Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation in partnership with other organizations orthopaedic surgery and anesthesiology Faculty with PI eligibility- at least one orthopaedic surgeon working in a US institution and one anesthesiologist OREF Perioperative Surgical and Medical Home Patient Safety Research Grant
$135K over 2 yr period
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March Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation orthopaedic surgery orthopedic surgeon must be a PI or Co-PI faculty with PI eligibility

PhDs or DVMs are eligible if working or holding a primary or secondary appt. at the an institution/orthopaedic dept. in the US or Canada.
OREF/Stryker Robotic-Assisted Surgery for Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Prospective Clinical Research Grant
$90K over 2 yr period
More >>
Internal Vetting Process Required

Internal deadline:
March
NIH To fund groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems that cost at least $50,000. Maximum funding is $600,000. Faculty with PI eligibility NIH Shared Instrumentation Grant (S10) PAR 16-054
See eligibility in the guidelines
Internal vetting process guidelines TBA
Internal Vetting Process Required

Internal deadline:
March
NIH allows groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems that cost at least $600,000. The maximum award is $2,000,000. Faculty with PI eligibility NIH High-End Instrumentation Program (S10) PAR-16-053
See eligibility in the guidelines
Internal vetting process guidelines TBA
Internal Vetting Process Required

Internal deadline:
March
NIH This FOA will support NIH-funded investigators engaged in biomedical research using animals, to seek support for high-cost, state-of-the-art, commercially available scientific instruments.

If a cluster/series of instruments is requested, it must include an item that costs at least $50,000. The least expensive instrument in a cluster/series must cost at least $20,000.
If a single instrument is requested, it must cost at least $50,000. There is no upper limit on the cost of each instrument, but the maximum award is $750,000.
Faculty with PI eligibility NIH Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant (S10) PAR-17-075
See eligibility in the guidelines
Internal vetting process guidelines TBA
March

(see also Sept. 22)
American Epilepsy Society Neuroscience; epilepsy Associate Professor or above with PI eligibility Seed Grant Awards
$20,000
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Pre-proposal: March 26, 2018

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Aug. 6, 2018

Organization for Autism Research neuroscience; autism Faculty with PI eligibility Applied Research Competition Grants
$30,000 over 1-2 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
March Alport Syndrome Foundation To fund novel treatments to prevent kidney failure and hearing loss in patients with Alport syndrome-- an inherited disease of the kidney that can also affect inner ear (cochlea) and eye. Faculty with PI eligibility

Research grant
No citizenship requirement.
More >>

Date to register to obtain a reference # (required):
March

Letter of intent (required):
March

Human Frontier Science Program Basic science research into fundamental biological problems;

Research Grants are awarded for novel, ground-breaking collaborations involving extensive collaboration among teams of scientists working in different countries and in different disciplines.
faculty (assist. prof. with PI eligibility) who are within 5 years of their independent (faculty) position but must have obtained their first doctoral degree (Ph.D. or M.D.) not longer than 10 years before the LOI deadline.

Young Investigator Grant
$250K per year for a team of 2; $350K per year for a team of 3; $450K per year for a team of 4 or more Term: 3 years; (see the guidelines for additional information)
No citizenship requirement
Program GrantsMore >>

 

Date to register to obtain a reference # (required):
March

Letter of intent (required):
March

Human Frontier Science Program Basic science research into fundamental biological problems;

Research Grants are awarded for novel, ground-breaking collaborations involving extensive collaboration among teams of scientists working in different countries and in different disciplines.
Faculty with PI eligibility Program Grants
Amount of funding for both grant: $250K per year for a team of 2; $350K per year for a team of 3; $450K per year for a team of 4 or more Term: 3 years; (see the guidelines for additional information) More >>
Brief proposal submissions:
March

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept.
The McKnight Foundation
The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience
neuroscience; memory or cognition under normal and pathological conditions. Faculty with UTL or MCL faculty appts. 2018 Memory and Cognitive Disorders Award
$100K per year x 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement.
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April
April 1, 2018 Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer Childhood cancer

The POST Program is designed for undergraduate, graduate and medical students interested in pursuing a career in pediatric oncology research. POST provides an opportunity for students to train with a mentor who is conducting research in the field of pediatric oncology during the summer break.

The Mentor/mentee pair must be identified prior to submitting an application.

Faculty with PI eligibility

The PI- the mentor (applicant-faculty with PI eligibility) must be active in the field of pediatric oncology research

Applicants must be ALSF grantees (past or present)

2018 Pediatric Oncology Student Training (POST) Program
Overview webpage >>

Download a PDF file of the 2018 guidelines
April PSC Partners Seeking a Cure PSC-primary sclerosing cholangitis, an autoimmune disease that causes the bile ducts inside and outside the liver to become scarred, narrowed, and eventually blocked.

This funds novel basic or clinical science question related to PSC and closely allied diseases (such as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), ulcerative colitis (UC) or Crohn's disease) as they relate to PSC.
faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$30K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship restriction.
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April Emergency Medicine Foundation emergency medicine Faculty with PI eligibility Treating Agitation in the Emergency Department
up to $490,000 over 2 years
Knowledge Translation Research Grant
up to $50K for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
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April Emergency Medicine Foundation emergency medicine the scholar must be a graduate of an ACGME approved emergency medicine residency or pediatric emergency medicine training program at the beginning of the proposed funding period (by July 1, 2016) EMF Health Policy Research Scholar Award
up to $100K for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
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April When Everyone Survives Research Foundation cancer; leukemia Faculty with PI eligibility Request for Proposals in Leukemia Research
$50,000 for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
More >>
April

(see also Oct. 1)
Scoliosis Research Society spinal deformity Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
Standard, New Investigator, Small Exploratory, Alf Nachemson Evidence Based Medicine
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
April
proposal central

Full application (by invitation only)

(also see Sept.)
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation cystic fibrosis Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot and Feasibility Awards $40K/yr x 2 yrs (basic science research)
Research Grant $90K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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April American Society for Surgery of the Hand hand surgery Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Basic Science Grant
$20K total over 2 yrs more >>
Clinical Science Grant
$40K total over 2 yrs
More >>
April
via proposal central
American Society for Radiation Oncology-ASTRO cancer; cancer; radiation oncology; (radiation oncology, biology, physics or outcomes/health services) Assist. prof. with PI eligibility within 5 years of their faculty appt. Junior Faculty Career Research Training Award
$100K per yr x 2 yrs (2 awards)
No citizenship restriction
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April
via proposal central
American Cancer Society Cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Mentored Research Scholar Grant
$135K direct costs plus 8% indirect cost per year (plus $10K per year for the mentor) for up to 5 years
U.S. Citizenship and permanent residency required at the time of the application
More >>

April
via proposal central
American Cancer Society Cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Instructors are not eligible
Research Scholar Grant
RSG in Basic, Pre-clinical Clinical, Epidemiology, Psychosocial and Behavioral Research and Research in Palliative Care and Symptom Management
(see pg. 22 guidelines)
$165K direct costs plus 20% indirects per year for up to 4 yrs.
No citizenship requirement
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April
via proposal central
American Cancer Society Cancer Faculty with PI eligibility

Instructors are not eligible
Research Scholar Grant
RSG in Cancer Control: Health Policy and Health Services Research
(see pg. 22 guidelines)
$165K direct costs plus 20% indirects per year for up to 4 yrs.
No citizenship requirement
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April
via proposal central
American Cancer Society Cancer;
limited to research in Psychosocial and Behavioral Research, and in Health Policy and Health Services Research
Faculty with PI eligibility

Instructors are not eligible
Research Scholar Grant RSG in Priority Program of Cancer Control: Health Disparities Research (see pg. 22 guidelines)
$165K direct costs plus 20% indirects per year for up to 4 yrs (exception: up to 5 years only if study is population based)
Exception: $400K per year for up to 5 years-- only if study is population based
No citizenship requirement
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April
via proposal central
American Cancer Society cancer;

Awarded to institutions as block grants to provide seed money for newly independent investigators to initiate research projects
Faculty with PI eligibility Institutional Research Grants

SPECIAL NOTE: There is no limit on the number of applications, but Dr. Beverly Mitchell, Stanford Cancer Institute Director, is available to facilitate responses.
No citizenship requirement (see page 9-guidelines)
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April
via proposal central
American Cancer Society cancer; This is an institutional research grant to support physician training in accredited preventive medicine residency programs that provide cancer prevention and control research and practice opportunities. Faculty with PI eligibility Physician Training Awards in Cancer Prevention
$300,000 over 4 years (average of $50K per resident training year)-institutional grant

SPECIAL NOTE: There is no limit on the number of applications, but Dr. Beverly Mitchell, Stanford Cancer Institute Director, is available to facilitate responses.
No citizenship requirement (see page 9-guidelines)
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Letter of intent (required):
April

Full proposal (by invitation):
May
Epilepsy Foundation neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility New Therapy Commercialization Grants Program
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
April

Full proposal (by invitation):
May
Epilepsy Foundation neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility Epilepsy Innovation Seal of Excellence
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Pre-application required: submit 6 weeks prior to the deadlines below

Pre-applications will be reviewed on a quarterly basis

Other deadlines: TBA
National Multiple Sclerosis Society Neuroscience; multiple sclerosis Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Research Grants
Up to $44K for 1 yr (includes 10% indirect cost)
More >>
April Cystinosis Research Foundation: Natalie's Wish Cystinosis Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
Term: 1-3 yes-amount not specified
No citizenship requirement
More >>
April The Aneurysm and AVM Foundation neuroscience; cerebral vascular disease as they related to aneurysms, AVMs, and complex vascular malformations. Basic science, clinical care and epidemiological studies are accepted. Adult and/or pediatric patients Faculty with PI eligibility

Applicants must work in U.S. or Canadian institutions.
Research Projects
$25,000
More >>
Limited program:

Internal deadline:
April
American Diabetes Association all topics relevant to prevention, treatment and cure of all types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes), diabetes-related disease states (obesity, pre-diabetes, and other insulin resistant states) and the complications of diabetes. Assist. prof. with PI eligibility with demonstrated productivity in diabetes research Pathway to Stop Diabetes
Accelerator Award $1.625M
Individuals must have permission to work within the U.S., either as U.S. citizens or permanent residents, or with appropriate work visas/permits. Institutional certification of permission to work within the U.S. will be required prior to activation of the award.
Internal submission guidelines
Limited program:

Internal deadline:
April
American Diabetes Association all topics relevant to prevention, treatment and cure of all types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes), diabetes-related disease states (obesity, pre-diabetes, and other insulin resistant states) and the complications of diabetes. Applicants must currently be in research training positions (post-doctoral fellow, research fellowship)

Pathway to Stop Diabetes
Initiator Award
$1.625M postdoc-to-faculty transition award
Individuals must have permission to work within the U.S., either as U.S. citizens or permanent residents, or with appropriate work visas/permits. Institutional certification of permission to work within the U.S. will be required prior to activation of the award.
Internal submission guidelines

Limited program:

Internal deadline:
April
American Diabetes Association all topics relevant to prevention, treatment and cure of all types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes), diabetes-related disease states (obesity, pre-diabetes, and other insulin resistant states) and the complications of diabetes. Faculty with PI eligibility (established investigator in a field outside of diabetes research) Pathway to Stop Diabetes
Visionary Award
$1.625M
Individuals must have permission to work within the U.S., either as U.S. citizens or permanent residents, or with appropriate work visas/permits. Institutional certification of permission to work within the U.S. will be required prior to activation of the award.
Internal submission guidelines
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
April

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
May
Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals Case Medical Center to advance physician-scientist-initiated projects aimed at clinical introduction of new medicines (drugs or biologics). Focus areas: fundamental discovery (elucidation of novel targets and leads); or
development of novel drugs or biologic; or
drug-device combinations.
physician-scientists with M.D. or M.D./Ph.D degrees-faculty with PI eligibility 2018 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Grant Program
Multi-level support for research grant recipients: $100,000 guaranteed; opportunity to qualify for up to $700,000 (up to 12 awards will be made)
No citizenship restriction
More >>

Letter of intent (required):
April

Full proposal (by invitation only):
July

Citizens United in Research for Epilepsy (CURE) neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility

CURE Epilepsy Award
$250K over 2 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Letter of intent (required):
April

Full proposal (by invitation only):
July

Citizens United in Research for Epilepsy (CURE) neuroscience; epilepsy

senior postdoctoral fellows who have a minimum of 3 years postdoctoral experience,

clinical fellows who are Neurology Residents in their Neurology training who are considering Epilepsy Fellowships,

newly appointed faculty (assist. prof. with PI eligibility) who within one year of having completed postdoctoral training

Taking Flight Award
$100K for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Letter of intent (required):
April

Full proposal (by invitation only):
July

Citizens United in Research for Epilepsy (CURE) neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility CURE Innovator Award
$50K
No citizenship requirement
More >>
April American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) neuroscience; cerebral palsy; disabilities Faculty with PI eligibility

AACPDM membership required
Research Grant
up to $25,000
More >>
Letter of intent (required)
April

Full application: June
California HIV/AIDS Research Program HIV/AIDS Faculty with PI eligibility Basic Biomedical Science IDEA Awards
$160K in direct costs for up to 24 months
Transgender PrEP Demonstration Research Project Awards
Applicants for this RFP must partner with at least one community-based program or local government.
Collaborative HIV/AIDS Research Center Awards
$475K per year for up to 4 years
More >>
April American Diabetes Association (ADA) diabetes Faculty with PI eligibility ADA Core Programs:
Research Awards:
Innovative Basic Science

$115K/yr x 3 years
Innovative Clinical or Translational Science
$200K/yr x 3 years
More >>
April American Diabetes Association (ADA) diabetes

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Stanford Instructors are not eligible
ADA Core Programs:
Development Award:
Junior Faculty Development
$138K/yr for 2-4 years (with optional student loan repayment ($10K/yr)
No citizenship restriction, applicants must have authorization to work in the U.S. or U.S. possessions, as confirmed by the sponsoring institution.
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April

(see also Oct. 15)
Angelman Syndrome neuroscience; Angelman syndrome (AS) is a neuro-genetic disorder that occurs in one in 15,000 live births. AS is often misdiagnosed as cerebral palsy or autism. Characteristics of the disorder include developmental delay, lack of speech, seizures, and walking and balance disorders. Individuals with Angelman syndrome will require life-long care Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$100,000 per year for 1-2 years
No citizenship requirement
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April American Society of Hematology (ASH) hematology Faculty with PI eligibility Bridge Grant Program
Up to $150K
Eligibility: hematologists-faculty who are ASH members who applied for an NIH R01 grant or equivalent that was scored but not funded due to budget cutbacks.
More >>
Letters of intent (required) deadline:
April

Full proposals (by invitation only) deadline:
July
The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration neuroscience; frontotemporal degeneration Faculty with PI eligibility FTD Biomarkers Initiative
$250K-$500K for 1-2 years (proposals for lower or higher amounts will be considered)
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Letter of intent:
April

Full application by invitation:
Sept.

(see also Jan. 15 and Oct. 1)

Whitehall Foundation Neuroscience; Basic biological research in neurobiology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Grant-in-Aid
$30K for 1 yr
More >>

Letter of intent:
April

Full application by invitation:
Sept.

(see also Jan. 15 and Oct. 1)

Whitehall Foundation Neuroscience; Basic biological research in neurobiology Faculty with PI eligibility
Research Grants
$30-$75K/yr for up to 3 yrs
More >>
April The Marfan Foundation Marfan syndrome-a genetic disorder that affects the body’s connective tissue

Topics: basic research, translational studies, clinical studies in cardiovascular, genetic, orthopedic, pain, and ophthalmological areas, etc.
Associate Prof. with PI eligibility and above

Faculty members (with PI eligibility) with less experience who have obtained an NIH R01 grant are also eligible for a faculty grant award.



Faculty Grant Program
$50K/yr for 2 yrs
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April The Marfan Foundation Marfan syndrome-a genetic disorder that affects the body’s connective tissue

For non-cardiovascular clinical research studies. Special areas of interest: opthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonary, gastroenterology, allergy, autism, ADHD, ADD, physical therapy/exercise, pain and fatigue, mental and emotional health, behavioral studies and/or nutrition studies.
Faculty with PI eligibility Clinical Research Grant Program
$25K-$50K per year for 1-2 yrs
More >>
Pre-proposal deadline (required):
April

Full application (by invitation only):
Aug.
BSF- United States- Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) Transformative science: non-conventional and high-risk ideas that involve scientific breakthroughs. Faculty with PI eligibility Transformative Science Research Grants Program $100K/yr for up to 3 yrs
A joint application must be submitted by at least one PI from an Israeli institution and one PI from a U.S. institution.
More >>
PDF file of the guidelines >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
April

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
Aug.

Free to Breathe: a partnership for lung cancer survival cancer; lung cancder metastasis Faculty with PI eligibility 2016 Free to Breathe Metastasis Research Grant
up to $600,000 over 3 years (2 awards to be made)
No citizenship requirement-but verification of visa status required
More >>
April American Lung Association

Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation
cancer: joint award that will support an early career scientist to conduct research investigating the unique burden of lung cancer among women. Assist. prof. with PI eligiiblity within the first 5 years of their first faculty appointment as of April 25, 2016 2016 Momentum Research Award: Defeating Lung Cancer in Women
ALCF-ALA Early-Career Investigator Award
$125,000 per year x 2 years
No citizenship restriction (see guidelines for visa status)
More >>
April
via proposal central
OREF and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine orthopaedics, sports medicine Faculty with PI eligibility OREF Soft Tissue Repair and Regeneration Sports Medicine Grant in Honor of Russell F. Warren, M.D.
$150K (over 2 year) or $225K (over 3 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Limited Submission Program:

Internal Deadline:
April
The William T. Grant Foundation lives of youth ages 5 to 25 in the United States. They fund research that increases our understanding of programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes and understanding the use of research in policy and practice. Assist. prof. - UTL/MCL William T. Grant Scholars
Limited: only ONE applicant is permitted in each a major division of the university (i.e., medical school, humanities and sciences)
Amount of funding: $350,000 over 5 years
Internal submission guidelines
Limited Submission Program:

Stanford Neuroscience Institute deadline:
April
The Archer Foundation Early Molecular Measurements of Neurodegenerative Disease/Cognitive Decline.

Revised: the primary intent of the Archer Award is not to fund basic research on the brain, nor to fund potential therapies for neurodegenerative disorders, but rather to promote the development of potentially commercial markers of neurodegenerative disease progression in humans”.
Faculty with PI eligibility The Archer Award in Brain Research
Interrnal submission guidelines
April via proposal central Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation cancer; multiple myeloma Postdoctoral or medical fellows*

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility*

(*with mentor in the multiple myeloma field)

Research Fellow Award
$75K for 1 year
All applicants must submit their applications through their RPM.
More >>

April

Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Movember Foundation


Prostate Cancer: teams must consist of at least 3 highly experienced investigators capable of providing unique scientific expertise to the solution of a significant problem in prostate cancer research. A team may be assembled from one or several institutions and must embed at least one young investigator as an integral contributor to the team.
Faculty with PI eligibility 2017 PCF Challenge Awards for Metastatic, Lethal Prostate Cancer
Up to $1 million per team
The Movember Foundation will fund approximately five (5) Movember Foundation-PCF Challenge Awards from U.S. based teams with money it has raised in the U.S..
considered for this award.
Several other PCF Challenge Awards to institutions from within or outside the U.S. will be funded through other funding sources.
Download a PDF file of the guidelines
Limited submission program:

Stanford Cancer Institute deadline:
April
V Foundation either laboratory-based fundamental research or translational cancer research. assistant professors with UTL, MCL, and NTLR faculty appointments-
who have been appointed to their first full-time assistant professor faculty position within the last 5 years,
Research Scholar Award
Internal submission guidelines
Letter of intent (required):
April via proposal

Full proposal (by invitation only): July
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance ovarian cancer; To provide funds for ovarian cancer research projects that involve several investigators within one institution or collaborations between groups in multiple institutions. Faculty with PI eligibility Collaborative Research Development Grants
Amount of funding: $300,000 per year for 3 years

To download a PDF file of the guidelines click on the document icon at the end of the RFP title this proposal central webpage>>
Letter of intent (required):
April via proposal

Full proposal (by invitation only): July
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance ovarian cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility witin the first 5 years of their faculty appointment Liz Tilberis Early Career Awards
Amount of funding: $150,000 per year for 3 yrs
To download a PDF file of the guidelines click on the document icon at the end of the RFP title this proposal central webpage>>

Letter of intent (required):
April

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept.
March of Dimes To improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
Period (amount not specified)
No citizenship restriction
Download a PDF file of the guidelines
April

(see also Oct. 31)
The Morton Cure Paralysis Fund Neuroscience; Cures and treatments for paralysis associated with spinal cord injury and other central nervous system disorders Faculty with PI eligibility

Postdoctoral fellows may apply with a Career Development PI waiver through their RPM (the RFP requests a letter of support from their mentors)
Research grants
$5-$75K for one year
(note: postdocs submit applications through your RPM)  
No citizenship requirement
More >>
May

Letter of intent Deadline (required):
May

Full proposal (by invitation only):
July 1, 2017

Chron's and Colitis Foundation of America Chron's and Colitis

advanced postdoctoral fellows

assist. prof. w/ PI eligibility

Career Development Award
up to $52K per year for 1-2yrs
No citizenship requirement, but proof of legal work status is required.
More >>
Concept paper: May 1, 2018

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Lalor Foundation To educate young women about reproductive health Faculty with PI eligibility Anna Lalor Burdick Program
Funds are for programs, not individual research projects.
$10,000 to $50,000, with an average grant size between $20,000 and $25,000.
No citizenship requirement
More >>
May Rheumatology Research Foundation rheumatology; The purpose of this award is to provide bridge funding for promising investigators as they are revising
outstanding career development awards (i.e., NIH K08/K23 awards or VA CDA-2 awards).
Assistant professors with PI eligibility Career Development Bridge Funding Award: K Bridge
$75K for 1 year
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
May


Full application (by invitation only):
Aug.
The American Society of Hematology hematology

Citizenship: Although ASH requires that applicants be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, because these are career development awards, these RFPs are exceptions to Stanford's RPH 1.8 non-discrimination in research policy.

Postdocs*

 

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility**

*ASH Scholars Awards
Fellows
$50K/yr x 2 yrs (Postdocs: these are grants which must be submitted through your department's RPM
**Junior Faculty Scholar Awards

$75K/yr x 2yrs z
Eligible applicants must be a citizen of the United States or Canada or hold a visa in the United States or Canada.
More >>

Letters of intent: May 2, 2018

(see also Jan. and Aug.)

Full proposal (by invitation only)

William T. Grant Foundation Address issues that have compelling relevance for theory, policy, and/or practice affecting the settings of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants-Reducing Inequality
$100K-$600K for 2-3 yrs
Research Grants-Improving the use of research evidence
$100K to $1M for 2-3 yrs
Officers’ Research Grants for both initiatives
up to $25K for 2-4 yrs
More >>
May 2, 2018

Venture Well

(formerly
National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance -NCIIA)
The Student Grant Program gives college students the chance to move new tech ideas out of the lab and classroom and into the marketplace.
Stage 1 funding; $5,000- to attend a three-day strategy mapping workshop, VentureLab1
Stage 2 funding: up to $20,000 + workshop (VentureLab 2) + coaching + network (and includes tactical coaching)
Stage 3 funding: up to $50,000 VentureWell program investment opportunity
You must apply for Stage 1 funding first.
Faculty with PI eligibility*

*The PI is the faculty advisor
Student grants (the faculty member is the PI)

provides early-stage funding for training, coaching, and investment for teams working on market-based technology inventions.
More >>
Limited Submission Program:

Internal Cancer Institute
deadline:
May
V Foundation for Cancer Research any cancer type that is associated with inherited BRCA mutations Faculty with PI eligibility 2017 BRCA 1, 2 Research Collaborative Research Grants
Limited to one applicant in each category:
1) Convergence Team Award: $700K/yr x 3 yrs
2) Translational Award: $200,000 per year for each of three years
Internal submission guidelines
Letter of intent (required):
May
via proposal central

Full proposal: Oct.
via proposal central

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation (spinal cord injury)

neuroscience; spinal cord injury faculty with PI eligibility

Spinal Cord Injury Research on the Translational Spectrum (SCIRTS)

More >>

Initial proposal deadline:
May

Full proposal (by invitaiton only):
Sept.
The Taub Foundation Grants Program for MDS For Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) research, exclusive of AML and MPN. Studies focusing on molecular genetics, epigenetics, splicing factors, stem cells, the microenvironment and novel therapeutic targets relevant to MDS are encouraged. Faculty with PI eligibility Grants program for MDS $600K inclusive of 10% indirect costs ($200K/yr x 3 yrs)
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
May 15, 2018

Full proposal (by invitation only):
July 15, 2018
FARA-Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Neuroscience; ataxia;
Pre-clinical development and testing of potential therapeutics, biologics, and devices in cells and animals
Clinical studies of patient outcome measures, potential interventions, or devices.
Faculty with PI eligibility Kyle Bryan Translational Research Award
$200K/yr for 1-2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
May 15, 2018

Full proposal (by invitation only):
July 15, 2018
FARA-Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Neuroscience; ataxia; There should be investigators from at least 2 separate countries. Faculty with PI eligibility Bronya J. Keats International Research Collaboration Award
$200K/yr for 1-2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Pre-proposals: May

Full proposals (by invitation only):
Aug.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Disease neuroscience; Parkinson's disease; 1) Disease-modifyiing, symptomatic, clinical, pre-clinical; 2) Novel targets, priority targets, lead pathway targets; 3) Imaging agents, biomarker assays, clinical outcomes Faculty with PI eligibility 1) Therapeutic Development
There is no set budget limit for proposals
2) Target Advancement
Target validation awards: $100K for 1 year
Target Optimization Awards: $200K over 2 years
3) Outcome Measures
There is no set budget limit for proposals
No citizenship restriction
More >>
As of Jan. 2017 there will be no further competitions for this program.

John Merck Fund    

Developmental Disabilities Translational Research Program

Limited Submission Program:

Internal Stanford Cancer Institute deadline:
May
V Foundation Pediatric Cancer -Immunology or Immunotherapy Faculty with PI eligibility V Foundation-Pediatric Cancer Research-Immunology or Immunotherapy
$600K
Internal submission guidelines

Letter of intent: May


Full proposal:
June

(Other LOI deadlines TBA)

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease Faculty with PI eligibility Preclinical Drug Discovery
$150K-$600K for 1-2 years
-PACT-Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT)
up to $1.5 milion
Biomarker Development
$150K-$600K for 1-2 years
More >>
May

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer childhood cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Applicants must be within the first 5 years of their first assistant professor faculty appointment.
"A" Award
$200K per year for 4 years (with the possibility of a 5th year of funding)
Overview webpage

Download a PDF file of the RFP
May

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer childhood cancer; To fund developmental therapeutic studies in the late stage of preclinical testing Faculty with PI eligibility Reach Grant
$250K total costs over 2 yrs
Overview webpage

Download a PDF file of the guidelines
Limited Submission Program:

Stanford Neuroscience Institute deadline:
May
Brain Research Foundation Neuroscience; brain research Professors and Assoc. Prof. with PI eligibility Scientific Innovation Award
Only one application is permitted
Internal submission guidelines
2016 RFP suspended Doctors Cancer Foundation the management of cancer. We are particularly interested in promoting the best of the young scientists currently under the radar screen. Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$50K (1 to be awarded)
No citizenship restriction
More >>

Letter of intent (required) deadline:
May

Full proposal (by invitation only): July
Alzheimer’s Association and Johnson and Johnson Innovation Neuroscience; to fund Bay Area research teams to seek out cutting edge concepts for the development of new therapeutic small molecule agents that can progress to the clinical treatment for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Faculty with PI eligibility Alzheimer’s Innovation Award
Amount of funding: $150,000
No citizenship restriction
More >>
June
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
June

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
Sept.
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and the Babich Family Foundation pediatric cancer;

To accelerate research of FPD/AML due to monoalleilic germ line RUNX1 mutations

Faculty with PI eligibility

Applicant must have a record of publication and funding productivity in the last 5 years.
Unique AML Predisposition Grant
up to $125K per year x 2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
June

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept.
National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) neuroscience; encourages multi-disciplinary approaches: psychology, psychiatry, epidemiology, public health, sociology, economics, neuroeconomics, neuroscience and other relevant disciplines. Faculty with PI eligibility NCRG Large Grant
Up to $75K direct costs plus 15% F&A costs per year for 2 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>
June PCORI-Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute Funds clinical comparative effectiveness research; CER methods and infrastructure Faculty with PI eligibility

or others with an approved Conference and Work Shop PI waiver (see the matrix on this webpage >>)
Engagement Award (EAIN): Research Meeting and Conference Support
$50K for up to 1 year
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
June

Full proposal (by invitation only):
PCORI-Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute Funds clinical comparative effectiveness research; CER methods and infrastructure Faculty with PI eligibility Engagement Awards: Knowledge Awards; Training and Development Awards and Dissemination Awards
$250K over 2 years
No citizenship restriction
FAQ webpage
More >>

Initial proposal deadline:
June

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
Sept.

The Edward N. and Della L. Thome Memorial Foundation Neuroscience: Alzheimer's disease Faculty with PI eligibility Awards Program in Alzheimer’s Disease Drug Discovery Research
Amount of funding: $250K per year x 2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
Letter of intent (required):
June
American Thoracic Society Foundation respiratory diseases Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
2016 RFPs to be published
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Pre-proposal: June Environmental Research & Education Foundation environment; Sustainable Solid Waste Management Faculty with PI eligibility Request for Proposals Research in Sustainable Solid Waste Management
Amount of funding: $15K-$500K with an average grant amount of $160,000. Typical term: 2 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Concept paper (required):
June 1, 2018

Full applic. (by invitation):
August 15, 2018

(see also Dec. 1 >>)


Gerber Foundation child health; pediatrics:

Priority is given to projects that improve the nutrition, care and development of infants and young children from the first year before birth to three years of age-see the focus areas on this webpage >>
Faculty with PI eligibility

Research Grant
up to $350K over 3 yrs
No citizenship restriction
How to apply webpage >>
Concept paper (required):
June 1, 2018

Full applic. (by invitation):
August 15, 2018

(see also Dec. 1 >>)
Gerber Foundation child health; pediatrics:

Priority is given to projects that improve the nutrition, care and development of infants and young children from the first year before birth to three years of age-see the focus areas on this webpage >>
Physicians, PhD candidates, PharmD candidates, and other similar degree candidates:
1) in a residency or fellowship training program or 2) those who are no more than one year post training; 3) have not received a K award from the National Institutes of Health;
Novice Grants
$20K
No citizenship restriction
How to apply webpage >>
June Children's Heart Foundation cardiovascular medicine; supports proposals with a particular focus on clinical cardiology, basic science as well as the advancement of surgical techniques Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants up to $100K total cost/yr for up to 2 yr
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
June

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept.
American Sleep Medicine Foundation sleep medicine; psychiatry, neuroscience (see the guidelines for specific topics) Faculty with PI eligibility who are members of AASM Strategic Research Award
Category 1-up to $250K
Category 2- up to $100K
No citizenship restriction
More >>
June One Mind Institute neuroscience; mental health; the study of the underlying mechanisms of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression, anxiety, addiction, or trauma.

Faculty with PI eligibility

Candidates should be no more than 10 years from their initial independent (assist. prof.) appointment.

-The One Mind Rising Star Trauma Translational Research Award
-The One Mind Rising Star Early Diagnostics Basic Research Award
-The One Mind/ Janssen Rising Star Translational Research Award

Amount of funding: $83,333 in direct program costs per year for up to 3 yrs with annual continuation subject to review for progress and availability of funds.
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
June

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept.
Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation pediatric cardiomyopathy Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
up to $50K for 1 year direct costs
More >>
June The North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) neuroscience; neuroendocrine tumors Assist. prof. with PI eligibility who are within 5 years of their first faculty appt. Clinical Investigator Scholarship
$100,000 over 2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
June The North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) neuroscience; neuroendocrine tumors Assist. prof. with PI eligibility who are within 5 years of their first faculty appt. Basic//Translational Science Investigator
$50,000 per year x 2 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Limited submission program:

Internal Deadline:
June
Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust Awards Program The target of the Falk Catalyst’s funding are projects at the intersection of technology and clinical science, intended to move from insights gained from basic science towards creating solutions, techniques and tools that can be transferred to clinical practice in the near term. Faculty with PI eligibility (UTL, MCL, NTLR appts) Catalyst Awards Program
Limited-only two applicants permitted.
$300K for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
Internal submission guidelines

Limited submission program:

Internal Deadline for all schools:
June

Pew Scholars Program basic and clinical science relevant to human health Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (MCL, UTL, NTLR appts) who are within the first 3 years of their appt. (not appointed before July 7, 2014) Pew Scholars Program $240K
Internal Submission Guidelines>>

Limited submission program:


Internal Cancer Institute
deadline:
June

Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research Blood cancer

Limited to 2 applicants: one in each category:
1 applicant who is conducting mainstream or conventional research
1 applicant who is conducting complementary or integrative research
Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Applicants must not have held their position for more than 5 years
2017 Medical Research Awards
Amount of funding: $75,000 per year for 3 years
Internal submission guidelines
Letter of intent (required):
June

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept.
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation cancer-pediatric

support studies that aim to explain and/or improve psychosocial outcomes of those affected by childhood cancer.
for early career researchers within 7 years of receiving their terminal degree/completing formal training

see the guidelines for additonal criteria
Psychosocial: Launch Grants
Amount of funding: up to $50K per year for 2 yrs
No citizenship restriction .
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
June

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept.
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation cancer-pediatric

to support studies that aim to explain and/or improve psychosocial outcomes of those affected by childhood cancer.
For established, full-time faculty with PI eligibility

with have a strong track record of peer-reviewed applications, and demonstrated success in obtaining prior research grants.
The Psychosocial: Family Impact Grants
Amount of funding: up to $100K per year for 3 yrs.
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Limited submission program:

Internal Cancer Institute Deadline:
June
Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research for researchers of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (MCL, UTL, NTLR appts) who are within the first 3 years of their appt. (not appointed before June 30, 2014) Pew-Stewart Scholars Program in Cancer Research
$240,000
No citizenship restriction
Internal submission guidelines

Letter of intent (required):
June

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept.

The LAM Foundation   Faculty with PI eligibility LAM Established Investigators $50K/yr per year renewable for up to 2 additional years
LAM Pilot Project Awards $25K
No citizenship restriction
More >>

Letter of intent (required) deadline:
June
via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
Sept. via proposal central

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer cancer; childhood cancer

Instructors

and assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Applicants must be no more than 6 years beyond completion of postdoctoral training.

Young Investigator Awards in Pediatric Oncology Drug Development
Amount of funding: up to $75K per year for up to 3 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Download a PDF file of the guidelines


Letter of intent (required):
June

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept.
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance tuberous sclerosis Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$75K/ yr for up to 2 yrs
No ctiizenship restriction
More >>
June Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) juvenile diabetes see the guidelines Various awards:
Career Development Awards
Early Career Patient Oriented Diabetes Research Awards
Postdoctoral Fellowships
Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowships
No citizenship restrictions
More >>

June Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation pediatric cancer Faculty with PI eligibility The Biotherapeutics Impact Grant
Track 1- Clinical Trial
Investigational new drug (IND) must be approved.
Track 2- Pre-clinical Bridge Year and Clinical Trial
No citizenship restriction
More >>
June The Children's Leukemia Research Association cancer, pediatric leukemia Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant Program ($30K)
No citizenship restriction
Guidelines
July
July Lupus Research Institute lupus Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants for Novel Approach to Lupus
$100K per year for up to 3 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
July Lung Cancer Research Foundation lung cancer Physicians:

Faculty with PI eligibility

Instructors, Clinical Instructors, and Academic staff-research

Graduate students, postdoctoral and clincal fellows, medical fellows
Research Grants
up to $75K/yr for up to 2 yrs
More >>


Note: per Kathleen Thompson, Director-RMG and Sonia Barragan, Associate Director-RMG, this is considered a mentored career development so all applicants must submit your PDRF forms and your application materials through your department's Research Process Manager (RPM).
July The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) dermatologic surgery; cosmetic medicine and surgery; core surgical procedures and techniques; cutaneous oncology; new technologies (see board directed topics) Faculty with PI eligibility

ASDS members
Cutting Edge Research Program
$20K
No citizenship restriction
More >>
July  Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation cancer Stanford clarification:
Only assist. prof. with UTL and MCL appointments who are within the first 4 years of their initial assist. prof. appointments are eligible (cut off date: July 1, 2013)
Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award
Stage 1 award will be for two years, $150,000 per year ($300,000 total) with the opportunity for up to two additional years of funding (up to four years total for $600,000).
Applicants (including non-U.S. citizens) must be conducting independent research at a U.S. research institution.
Program overview >>
Application guidelines >>
July Kennedy's Disease Association Neuroscience; neuromuscular disease caused by a defect in the X chromosome which makes testosterone "almost a poison" to a boy's system. Senior Postdoctoral fellows*

Instructors

Early assist. prof. with PI eligibility
Research Grants
Up to $50K seed money
(Note: postdocs-submit through your dept.'s RPM)
More >>
Pre-application required: submit 6 weeks prior to the deadlines below

Pilot applications will be reviewed on a quarterly basis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society Neuroscience; multiple sclerosis Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Research Grants
Up to $44K for 1 yr
More >>
July
via proposal central
Lupus Research Institute lupus Faculty with PI eligibility Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Investigator Award
$250K/yr x 4 yrs ($1M)
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent:
July
NBME-National Board of Medical Examinders Advancing research and development for innovative assessment methods in medical education or practice Faculty with PI eligibility Stemmler Education Research Fund
up to $150K
More >>
Limited submission program

Internal deadline for all schools:
July

Searle Scholars Program for individuals pursuing independent research careers in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences Assistant professors with MCL or UTL appointments who began their FIRST appointment at the assistant professor level on or after July 1, 2016 Searle Scholars Program
$100K per year x 3 years
Internal Submission Guidelines

Letter of intent (required):
July

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Nov.

Susan G. Komen
Breast Cancer
breast cancer Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility

Applicants must have held faculty positions for no more than 5 years at the time of the application (as of Nov. 22, 2016)
Career Catalyst Research Grants-two categories:
Basic/Translational Research
Clinical Research
$150K/yr for up to 3 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
July

Full proposal: Aug.
National Ataxia Foundation Neuroscience; ataxia Faculty with PI eligibility NAF Research Grants
Seed grants $15K-$30K for 1 year
More >>
Pre-proposal deadline:
July

**pre-app. must be approved by your RPM/RMG or OSR at least 5-working days prior to the pre-proposal deadline

Burroughs Wellcome Fund for those working in protozoan and metazoan parasites, protists, and fungi. Viral, bacterial, immune, and multi-species work is likewise encouraged. Work related to malaria, tuberculosis, and AIDs is appropriate for this program. BWF particularly encourages human health-relevant applications from veterinary scientists. Assistant professors with UTL and MCL faculty appointments Investigators in Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease (PATH)
$500,000
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
July

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
Nov.
Bright Focus Foundation vision research; macular degeneration Faculty with PI eligibility Macular Degeneration Research Program
Standard Grant
$160K budgeted over 2 yrs
More >>
July Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation cancer Current Damon Runyon Fellows are eligible to apply in the fourth year of their Fellowship. Damon Runyon Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists
$100K for 1 year (submit through your RPM)
Program overview
Application guidelines
July Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Faculty with PI eligibility Research Support Grants
$75,000 for 1 yr
More >>
July Muscular Dystrophy Association muscular dystrophies (among which are Duchenne and Becker); motor neuron diseases (including ALS and SMA); the peripheral nerve disorders (CMT and Friedreich's ataxia); inflammatory myopathies; disorders of the neuromuscular junction; metabolic diseases of muscle as well as other myopathies *Established faculty with PI eligibility Investigator-initiated Basic Research Grant*
$80K-100K/yr for 1- 3 yrs
No citizenship restriction

Young Investigator Development Grant (postdocs-submit through your RPM)
More >>
Abstract deadline (required):
July

Full proposal (by invitation): Aug.

*Abstracts are accepted on a rolling basis. Full proposals by invitation only:
Focused Ultrasound Foundation focused ultrasound Faculty with PI eligibility Investigator-initiated research grants
-Clinical Indication Track or -High Risk Track
$100K for 1 yr
More >>

Letter of intent (required):
July

(see also Feb. )

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept.

FARA-Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance neuroscience, ataxia Faculty with PI eligibility General Research Grant
$150K/yr for 1-2 yrs
More >>
Preliminary proposal (required):
July

Full proposal (by invitation only)
The Glaucoma Research Foundation vision research; glaucoma Faculty with PI eligibility Shaffer Grant
$40K for 1 yr.
No citizenship requirement
More >>
July
via proposal central
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) cancer, angiogenesis Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (see the guidelines for details) Judah Folkman Career Development Award for Angiogenesis Research
$75K/yr x 2 years
No citizenship requirement
PDF file of the guidelines >>
Abstract deadline (required):
July

Full proposal (by invitation only): Oct.
Foundation for Women's Health Cancer, Ovarian cancer research, endometrial cancer research, or gynecological cancer research Instructors

Assist. and Associate prof. with PI eligibility
Amgen Ovarian Cancer Research Grant $50K for 1 yr
Athena's Run Endometrial Cancer Research Grant
$50K for 1 year
Caring Together, NY Ovarian Cancer Research Synergy Grant $100K over 2 yrs
Gynecological Cancer Research Grant $50K for 1 yr
The Judith Liebenthal Robinson Ovarian Cacner Foundation Research Grant $50K for 1 yr;
St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness Research Grant $75K for 1 yr
More >>
July Brain and Behavior Research Foundation neuroscience; mental health: schizophrenia, mood disorders or other serious mental illnesses including research with anxiety, bipolar disorders, personality disorders or early and/or late onset of severe brain and behavior disorders. Full professor with PI eligibility NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Award
$100K for 1 year
More >>
July Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Research Foundation Neuroscience; Spinal cord injury

Supports basic science, clinical applications and design and development of new or improved rehabilitative and assistive devices
Faculty with PI eligiblity Grant
$75K for 1 year; and up to $150K for 2 years
Postdoctoral Fellowship
Grants up to $50,000 for 1 year or up to $100,000 for 2 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
July The Migraine Research Foundation (MRF) and
the Association of Migraine Disorders
neuroscience; migraine headaches Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$50,000 for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
More >>
August

Limited submission progam

Internal deadline:
Aug.

Robert J. Kleberg, Jr. and Helen C. Kleberg Foundation Any disease focus Faculty with PI eligiblity Medical Research Grant Program
Limited-only ONE applicationis permitted
No citizenship restriction
Internal submission guidelines
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Aug.
via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Oct.
via proposal central

American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) cancer, immunotherapy Faculty with PI eligibility Understanding, Preventing, and Managing Immunotherapy-related Adverse Events (irAES) Associated with Checkpoint Inhibition for Melanoma and Other Cancers
-Multidisciplinary Team Award
$1 million over 3 years (1 award)
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Aug.
via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
Oct.
via proposal central

American Cancer Society

 

Cancer

Applicants who have held the rank of full professor (with PI eligibility) for more than 15 years


and who have made seminal contributions in the area of cancer control that have changed the direction of clinical, psychosocial, behavioral, health policy or epidemiological cancer research.
Clinical Research Professors
$80K /yr. for 5 yrs ($400,000 total) - this may be renewed once)
More >>
Aug. National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) neuroscience; committed to a multi-disciplinary approach and, therefore, welcomes applications from investigators in psychology, psychiatry, epidemiology, public health, sociology, economics, neuroeconomics, neuroscience and other relevant disciplines. Faculty with PI eligibility NCRG Seed Grant
Up to $30K direct costs plus 15% F&A costs for 1 year
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Aug.

Full proposal: Sept.
A-T Children's Project neuroscience; ataxia-telangiectasia The PI is the faculty member with PI eligibility

Nominee: Post docs with one year experience or less post degree are eligible and must be nominated for this award by their principal investigator (PI).
The A-T Post doctoral Fellowship Award
Any interested PI who would like to nominate a new post doc for the A-T Post Doctoral Fellowship Award must send a Letter of Intent (LOI) to the A-T Children's Project.
More >>
Aug. International Myeloma Foundation cancer, myeloma Established faculty with PI eligibility
Brian D. Novis Research Award:
Senior grant $80K
More >>
Aug. International Myeloma Foundation cancer, myeloma Instructors

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
Brian D. Novis Research Award: Junior grant
$50K Instructors, assist. prof. with PI eligibility
More >>
Aug. (TBA) Rheumatology Research Foundation rheumatology; This award is designed to address the needs of these investigators and serve as a supplement to the NIH K08/K23, VA CDA, or equivalent 4 or 5 year award mechanism. K08/K23 awardees Career Development Bridge Funding Award-K Supplement
$100,000 over 2 years
More >>
Aug. Rheumatology Research Foundation rheumatology Fellows

Instructors

Assist. prof. w/ PI eligibility
Scientist Development Award $225K
Eligibility: fellows, Instructors, assist. prof. w/ PI eligibility
More >>


Aug. (TBA) Rheumatology Research Foundation rheumatology Advanced Postdoctoral fellows

Instructors
Investigator Award
(transition award) $375K advanced postdoctoral fellows, Instructors)
Must be U.S. citizens or non-citizen nationals or permanent residents (the above awards are career development awards)
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Aug.

Full applic:
Sept.
National Ataxia Foundation Neuroscience; Ataxia
Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Senior Postdoctoral Fellow or Clinical Fellow.

NAF Young Investigator Awards
$35K for 1 year

NAF Young Investigator (YI-SCA) Award for SCA (Spinocerebellar ataxia)
Research
$50K for 1year
No citizenship requirement
More >>


*Postdoctoral and clinical fellows:
submit your applications through your department's Research Process Manager (RPM) in RMG.

Limited submission program:
DATE TBA

Vasculitis Foundation cardiovascular; vasculitis Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$50K for 1-2 yrs
Only ONE application permitted
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Pre-application required: submit asap prior to the deadline

Full proposals (by invitation only) deadline:
Aug


National Multiple Sclerosis Society neuroscience; multiple sclerosis Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
Amount of funding not specified (inclusive of 10% indirect costs). Will support studies for terms of 1-5 years
Letter of intent (required):
Aug. 1, 2018

William T. Grant Foundation Address issues that have compelling relevance for theory, policy, and/or practice affecting the settings of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants-Reducing Inequality
$100K-$600K for 2-3 yrs
Research Grants-Improving the use of research evidence
$100K to $1M for 2-3 yrs
Officers’ Research Grants for both initiatives
up to $25K for 2-4 yrs
More >>
Aug.

(awaiting RFP to be posted to the proposal webpage)

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation)
cancer, mesothelioma Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$50K/yr x 2
More >>
Aug. American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Gastroenterology; gastric cancer established faculty with PI eligibility in the field of gastric biology. AGA-R. Robert and Sally Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer
$100,000 over 2 years
AGA membership is required at the time of the application submission.
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted in a North American institution.
More >>
Aug.
via proposal central
Prevent Cancer Foundation cancer Instructors

Faculty with PI eligibility
Grant
$50K/yr x 2 years
Citizenship: applicants need not be U.S. citizens. However, research must be conducted primarily in the U.S..
More >>
Aug. (stage one proposals)

Full proposals (by invitation only):
Simons Foundation for Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) neuroscience; autism Postdocs, clinical fellows, Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic Staff-research (i.e., research assoc.)
Applicants must have fewer than eight (8) years of postdoctoral or otherwise mentored training since receiving their Ph.D. or M.D. and be in mentored, non-independent positions, mentored training positions.
Bridge to Independence Award
up to $150K/yr for up to 3 years
No ctizenship restriction
More >>
Aug. Association for Academic Surgery Surgery-support for basic laboratory or clinical/health services/education research Assist. prof. with PI eligibility within 5 years of completion of their surgical training Roslyn Faculty Research Award
$50K for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Aug. 15, 2018

(see also Feb. 15)
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research anesthesiology; anesthesia education Faculty with PI eligibility

(anesthesiologists)
Research in Education Grant
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Aug. 15, 2018

(see also Feb. 15)
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research anesthesiology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
(anesthesiologists)

who completed their core anesthesiology residency training within the past 10 years
Mentored Research Training Grants
Basic Science
Clinical or Translational Science
Health Services Research
$175K over 2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Aug.
(submit online "Request for Institutional endorsements" to RMG & OSR "

Aug,
Sponsor's online LOI deadline
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation chemistry and life sciences Assist. prof. who are within the first three years of their tenure-track (UTL) faculty appointment Beckman Young Investigator
$750K
See special letter of intent submission and "request for institutional endorsement" instructions more >>
Pre-application deadline (required):
Aug.

Full application (by invitation only): Nov.
Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium (CENC) Neuroscience; mild traumatic brain injury/ chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) research with active duty service duty service member and or veteran foci of exceptional scientific merit. Collaboration with the VA researchers encouraged. Faculty with PI eligibility Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/ Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Award
up to $4M over 3 years
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Aug. amFAR HIV, AIDS Faculty with PI eligibility Basic Biomedical Research Grant:
Investment Grants-Exploring HIV persistence and eradication
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Aug. TBA Avon Foundation for Women's Health cancer, breast; for community based programs TBA The Avon Breast Cancer Outreach Grants

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Pre-review Deadline (required):
Aug.

Full proposal:
Dec.
American Orthpaedic Society for Sports Medicine sports medicine, orthopaedic surgeons Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
(orthopaedic surgeon)

Fellow

Resident
Young Investigators Grant
$50K

More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Aug.
proposal central


Full proposal deadline:
Sept. via proposal central
OREF-Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation orthopaedic surgery Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Orthopaedic surgeon
Career Development Grant
$75K/yr x 3 years ($225K)
See additional career development awards
No citizenship restriction

Prospective Clinical Research Grant
$50K/yr x 3 yrs ($150K)
Purpose: promotes clinical research.

For an overview of the RFPs-click on “view all” on the top right hand side of this “General Grants” webpage >>

To download a PDF file of the guidelines, click on the document icon to the right of the RFP title on this proposal central webpage >>
Letter of intent (required):
Aug. 15, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
Dec. 7, 2017

American Society for Suicide Prevention neuroscience, to support research on suicide from a variety of disciplines including psychiatry, medicine, psychology, genetics, epidemiology, neurobiology, sociology, nursing, health services administration, social work, and many others. Faculty with PI eligibility Linked Standard Research Grants
For two or more unique sites.
up to $300K/yr for up to 2 years
No citizenship restriction
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Letter of intent:
Aug. 15, 2017

Full application: Sept. 15, 2017
National Ataxia Foundation neuroscience, ataxia; development of treatments for the Spinocerebellar Ataxias Faculty with PI eligibility Pioneer SCA Translational Research Award
One year grant of $100,000
No citizenship restriction
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Limited submission program

Internal deadline:
Aug. 16, 2017
Simons Foundation
Mathematics and Physical Sciences
encourage novel collaborations between mathematics and other fields in science or engineering by providing research funds to professors at United States and Canadian universities to establish programs at the interface between mathematics and another field of science or engineering. Tenured faculty in the Department of Mathematics

(the sponsor does not permit faculty from the Dept. of Statistics to apply)
Math+X Investigator
Limited: only ONE application is permitted.
$300,000 over 5 years
No citizenship restriction
Nominations to be submitted by the Department Chair in the Department of Mathematics to Dr. Ralph Cohen (c/o Kristi Geerke)
Internal submission guidelines
Limited submission program

Internal deadline:
Aug. 16, 2017
Simons Foundation
Mathematics and Physical Sciences
whose research involves one of three categories: mathematics, (theoretical) physics, (Theoretical) Astrophysics, or theoretical computer science tenured Stanford faculty

and/or

faculty who will be tenured by the start date of the appointment (Aug. 1, 2018)

the nominee’s faculty appointment need not be in a mathematics, physics or computer science department
Simons Investigators in Mathematics, (Theoretical) Physics, (Theoretical) Astrophysics, and Theoretical Computer Science
Limited to 2 applicants per category
$500K+ over 5 years
No citizensip restriction

The sponsor requires that nominations remain confidential.

Internal submission guidelines
Limited submission program

Internal deadline:
Aug. 16, 2017
Simons Foundation
Mathematics and Physical Sciences
mathematical model-based research in the life sciences At the time of the appointment as an Investigator (by Aug. 1, 2018),

Stanford assistant professors with PI eligibility should be within 8 years of the start of their first faculty (assist. prof.) appointment
Simons Investigators in the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems (MMLS)
Limited to 2 applicants
$500K+ over 5 years
No citizenship restriction

Internal submission guidelines


Letter of intent:
Aug. 18, 2017

Full proposal:
Sept. 8, 2017

(Other LOI deadlines: Feb. 17, May 19, Nov. 17)

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease Faculty with PI eligibility Preclinical Drug Discovery
$150K-$600K for 1-2 years
-PACT-Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT)
up to $1.5 milion
Biomarker Development
$150K-$600K for 1-2 years
No citizenship restriction
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Letters of intent (required):
Aug. 21, 2017
via proposal central

Full application (by invitation only):
Sept. 25, 2017 via proposal central
Tobacco-related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) of California Research priority topics: Tobacco-related health disparities; Cancer prevention, treatment, and biology; Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases; Environmental exposure and toxicology
Neuroscience of nicotine addiction and treatment
Oral diseases and dental health; Pulmonary biology and lung diseases; State and local tobacco control policy research

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (in indepndent positions)

Appllicants mut be within 5 years of completing formal postdoctoral training degree or since the doctoral degree if no postdoctoral training
Must devote at least 50% of their research effort each year to activities supported by this award. No citizenship requirement.

New Investigator Award
$200K/yr x 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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Letters of intent (required):
Aug. 21, 2017
via proposal central

Full application (by invitation only):
Sept. 25, 2017 via proposal central
Tobacco-related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) of California Research priority topics: Tobacco-related health disparities; Cancer prevention, treatment, and biology; Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases; Environmental exposure and toxicology
Neuroscience of nicotine addiction and treatment
Oral diseases and dental health; Pulmonary biology and lung diseases; State and local tobacco control policy research
Faculty with PI eligibility High Impact Research Project Award
$250K/yr x 3 yrs
High Impact Pilot Research Award
$200K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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Letters of intent (required):
Aug. 21, 2017
via proposal central

Full application (by invitation only):
Sept. 25, 2017 via proposal central
Tobacco-related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) of California Build long-term partnerships among academic researchers and health care practitioners that support health service research to elucidate system-level change factors that promote regularly addressing patient tobacco use in health clinics serving the Medi-Cal population across California. Faculty with PI eligibility Community Practice-based Research Planning Award
$200K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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Limited Program

Internal deadline:
Aug. 22, 2017
Parker B. Francis Fellowship pulmonary, critical care, or sleep medicine. Lung biology or lung disease Postdoctoral fellows

Academic staff-research

Instructors

Early assist. prof. with PI eligibility
(see the guidleines)
Parker B. Francis Fellowship
$50,000 for the first year, $52,000 for the second and $54,000 for the third.

Citizenship requirement: A citizen or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada or have a permanent residency application on file at the time of application with the U.S. or Canadian Immigration Services (note: because this is a career development grant it is exempt from the RPH 1.8 policy about non-discrimination in research).

Internal submission guidelines
Letter of intent (required):
Aug.

Full proposal (by invitation only): Oct.
Immune Tolerance Network Transplantation: Preference will be given to trials with a testable mechanism of tolerance induction and a strategy for assays investigating this mechanism. ITN is particularly interested in proposals for phase II trials that involve between five and thirty patients. Faculty with PI eligibility Request for Proposals: Clinical Trials of Immune Tolerance in Transplantation Using Deceased-Donor Organs
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Aug. Arthritis Foundation osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and juvenile arthritis (JA). Faculty with PI eligibility

Innovative Research Grant $100,000/yr for up to 2 yrs.
Arthritis Foundation Investigator Award
$100K/yr for up to 5 yrs
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Aug. 31, 2017 Benign Essential Blepharospasm Neuroscience; research directly related to blepharospasm or Meige's Syndrome, both forms of cranial dystonia Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
Up to $150,000
No citizenship restriction
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Limited submission program

Internal deadline:
Aug. 31, 2017
The Pac-12 Student-Athelete Health and Well-Being Student health and well being: General focus list: Head Trauma, Mental Health, Cardiac Overuse Injuries / Injury Prevention; Temperature matters (heat/cold) / Hydration; Emergency Care Planning/ Prevention of Emergent Medical Events; Nutrition; Mental Health. Faculty with PI eligibility Grant
No budget limit. The budget cannot exceed 3 years
Internal submission guidelines
September
Sept. 1, 2017 Hearing Health Foundation Hearing health Faculty with PI eligibility Meniere’s Disease Grants
$50K/yr for up to 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement but research must be done at an institution in the U.S.
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Sept. Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation advance the science of musculoskeletal transplantation, allografts and the biological reconstruction of musculoskeletal tissues.
1) Junior Investigator is one who, as a PI, has not been awarded a grant from a federal agency or a foundation. The applicant must be a Ph.D. and/or M.D. whose post-doctoral studies or residency has been completed. (submit through your RPM)

Applicants with an M.D. or O.D. from an accredited US or Canadian medical school. To support orthopedic clinicians who are within 5 years of completing their residency and fellowship
1) Junior Investigator Grants
Up to $100K
A Junior Investigator is one who, as a PI, has not been awarded a grant from a federal agency or a foundation. The applicant must be a Ph.D. and/or M.D. whose post-doctoral studies or residency has been completed. (submit through your RPM)

2) Career Development Award

up to $100K/yr for up to 3 yrs
Applicants with an M.D. or O.D. from an accredited US or Canadian medical school. To support orthopedic clinicians who are within 5 years of completing their residency and fellowship

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Sept. Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation advance the science of musculoskeletal transplantation, allografts and the biological reconstruction of musculoskeletal tissues. Faculty with PI eligibility Established investigator
$100K/yr x 3 yrs
Eligibility faculty with PI eligibility who have previously received funding from a federal agency or a foundation
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Letter of intent (required):
Sept. 5, 2017
Paris Time
( via proposal central)

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Feb. 14, 2017
Fondation Leducq Cardiovascular disease (Each network is built around a transatlantic research alliance involving two network coordinators, the European Coordinator and the North American Coordinator. up to $6M over 5 yrs ) Faculty with PI eligibility Transatlantic Networks of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research Program
See the guidelines for criteria.
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Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Sept. 5, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation) deadline: Jan. 16, 2018 via proposal central

 

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C)
cancer

Each Team will consist of a Dream Team Leader, a Dream Team Co-leader, no more than four additional Dream Team Principals, a Dream Team Project Manager, and at least two Advocates, with no more than six but a minimum of three participating institutions.
Faculty with PI eligibility Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C) Dream Team Translational Research Grant
Amount of funding: $10 million over 3 years
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Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Sept. 6, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
Dec. 6, 2017

PCORI-Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute patient-centered outcomes research;

To fund multiple (3–5) high-quality clinical studies to answer important patient- and stakeholder-prioritized comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) questions that remain unanswered due to insufficient or inconclusive evidence.
Faculty with PI eligibility Limited PCORI Funding announcement: Partnerships to Conduct Research within PCORnet (PaCR) - Cycle 2 2017
Amount of funding: up to $5M total direct costs for up to 3 years
No citizenship restriction
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Sept. 6, 2017 via proposal central Lymphoma Research Foundation cancer, lymphoma

Assist. Prof with PI eligibility

with no greater than 5 years of experience beyond the completion of his or her fellowship or postdoctoral training as of award start date (March 1, 2018).

must be licensed physicians in one of the ACGME specialties: hematology/oncology, pathology, dermatology, radiation oncology, etc.)

Clinical Investigator Career Development Award
$225,000 total over 3 yrs
Citizenship is not required
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Sept. 6, 2017 via proposal central Lymphoma Research Foundation cancer, clinical research in the field of non-Hodgkin and Hodgkin lymphoma Assist. prof. with PI eligibility in their first 4 years of a faculty position

or or trainees who are at least in their second year of one of the following ACGME accredited sub-specialty fellowship programs: Hematology/Oncology, Hematology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, or Hematopathology.
Lymphoma Clinical Research Mentoring Program
Citizenship is not required
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Sept. 6, 2017 via proposal central Lymphoma Research Foundation cancer, lymphoma Faculty with PI eligibility Adolescent/Young Adult Lymphoma Correlative Studies Grant
$100K total over 2 years
Mantle Cell Lymphoma Therapeutic Studies Grant
up to $250K for up to 3 years
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Letter of intent (required):
Sept. via proposal central

Full proposals (by invitation only):
Nov. via proposal central
The E. Mathilde Ziegler Foundation for the Blind neuroscience; vision research Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (who have not received an R01) Research Grant
$80K/yr x 3 yrs ($240K)
No citizenship requirement but research must take place in the U.S.
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Letter of intent (required):
Sept.

Full Proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Dec.
The Sturge-Weber Foundation (The SWF) neuroscience; Sturge-Weber syndrome Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Grant
$30K/yr for up to 2 years
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Sept. 8, 2017 American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) gastroenterology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Research Scholar Award
$270,000 over 3 years
No citizenship requirement
AGA membership is required at the time of the application submission.
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Sept. 8, 2017 American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) gastroenterology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (physician scientists) AGA-Takeda Pharmaceuticals Research Scholar Award in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
$270,000 over 3 years
$100K/yr x 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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Sept. 13, 2017

(see also April)

CFF-Cystic Fibrosis Foundation cystic fibrosis Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot and Feasibility Awards
up to $50K per year (plus 8% indirect costs) for up to 2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
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Sept. 13, 2017

(see also April)

CFF-Cystic Fibrosis Foundation cystic fibrosis Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$100K per year (plus 8% for indirect costs) for up to 2 yrs
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Letter of intent required for Development Grants (and optional for Idea Grants)
Sept.

Full proposal:
Oct.
Barth Syndrome Foundation
BTHS is a serious X-linked genetic disorder, primarily affecting males. It is caused by a mutation in the tafazzin gene (TAZ, also called G4.5), resulting in inborn error of lipid metabolism. Barth syndrome (BTHS) is a serious X-linked genetic condition associated with cardiomyopathy, neutropenia, skeletal muscle weakness, exercise intolerance, growth delay, and diverse biochemical abnormalities (including defects in mitochondrial metabolism and phospholipid biosynthesis). Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Faculty with PI eligibility (established investigators new to BTHS)
Research Grant Program
Development Grant
$100K maximum for 2-3 yrs
Idea Grant ($50K max. over 1-2 yrs)
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Sept. 15, 2017 Amyloidosis Foundation amyloidosis: Basic biomedical and clinical research in systemic amyloidosis-a disease that occurs when substances called amyloid proteins build up in organs Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility

Instructors

A cademic staff-research

Applicants wiil have completed their docotral studies or clinical fellowship within 10 years prior to the application; applicants must have a mentor

Research Grants
$25K per yr x 2 years
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Letter of intent (required):
Sept. 5, 2017
Paris Time
( via proposal central)

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Feb. 14, 2017

Fondation Leducq Cardiovascular disease (Each network is built around a transatlantic research alliance involving two network coordinators, the European Coordinator and the North American Coordinator. up to $6M over 5 yrs ) Faculty with PI eligibility Transatlantic Networks of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research Program
See the guidelines for criteria.
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REVISED: Abstract-letter of intent (required) deadline:
Sept. via proposal central

Full application (by invitation only):
Oct. via proposal central

Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy Foundation Cancer; development of cell and gene therapy approaches to the treatment of cancer.

Per OTL: "The ACGT YIA has some special terms and conditions under 'Institutional Policy' (page 2)*. If you are subsequently invited to submit a full proposal, your Research Process Manager (RPM) will need to include a statement in the proposal cover letter for the full application that states we reserve the right to negotiate the terms at time of award."
Assist. prof. with UTL appointments (see the guidelines) Young Investigator Award
$250K including 10% indirect costs over 2-3 years
No citizenship restriction
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Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Sept.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Nov.
NORD-National Organization for Rare Diseases Research Grants Various rare diseases Faculty with PI eligibility Various one year grants:

No citizenship restrictions
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Sept. via proposal central OREF-Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation orthopaedic surgery; This grant will provide an annual stipend of $20,000 to supplement the investigator’s salary, and to compensate for the projected loss of income resulting from the recipient’s reduced clinical productivity. orthopaedic surgeons licensed to practice in the U.S. who have received recent K08 or K23 funding from the NIH, or equivalent mentored research funding. OREF Mentored Clinician-Scientist Grant

For an overview of the RFPs-click on “view all” on the top right hand side of this “General Grants” webpage>>


To download a PDF file of the guidelines, click on the document icon to the right of the RFP title on this proposal central webpage >>
Sept. via proposal central OREF-Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation orthopaedic surgery; Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

(see additional criteria)

Orthopaedic surgeon

OREF-Goldberg Arthritis Research Grant
$50K for 1 year

OREF-Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF)
MTF Research Grant
$98K over 2 years

OREF-American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons/Rockwood Clinical Research Grant in Shoulder Care
$50K for 1 year

For an overview of the RFPs-click on “view all” on the top right hand side of this “Research specific grants” webpage >>

To download a PDF file of the guidelines, click on the document icon to the right of the RFP title on this proposal central webpage >>

Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Sept. via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Dec. 8, 2016 via proposal central
Concern Foundation cancer; cancer genetics, cancer cell biology, or cancer immunology Assist. prof. with PI eligi CONquer CanCER Now Award
$60K/yr x 2 years
No citizenship requirement
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Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Sept.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Oct.
Orphan Disease Center (ODC) at the University of Pennsylvania various orphan diseases Faculty with PI eligibility Multiple one year pilot grants arranged by disease topic
No citizenship requirement
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Sept. American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Pharmacology. Pre-clinical or clinical research to improve human health.

** For faculty with PI who who requires “bridging” funds to enhance a grant application for competitive renewal, an investigator who has a research project currently supported by a “no cost extension” and desires additional funds to enhance a grant resubmission, or an investigator who desires funds to acquire preliminary data in support of a new grant submission.
Faculty with PI eligibility** David Lehr Research Award
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
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Sept. 15, 2017 Scleroderma Foundation systemic sclerosis (SSc, scleroderma) Faculty with PI eligibility New Investigator Grant (assist. prof. with PI eligibility) ($50K/yr x 3 yrs)
Established Investigator Grant ($75K/yr x 2yrs)
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Sept. 19, 2017 Progeria Research Foundation Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome ("Progeria", or "HGPS") is a rare, fatal genetic condition characterized by an appearance of accelerated aging in children. Faculty with PI eligibility Medical Research Grants
Innovator Awards
$75K/yr for up to 2 yrs
Established Senior Investigators
$100K/yr x 3 yrs
Specialty Awards
$5K-$50K for 1 yr or less
No citizenship requirement
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Sept. Prostate Cancer Foundation Prostate Cancer
*
the team should be composed of at least 3 highly experienced investigators (faculty with PI eligibility) capable of providing unique scientific expertise toward solutions of significant problems in prostate cancer
Faculty with PI eligibility* Global Treatment Sciences (GTSN)
Challenge Award for Lethal Prostate Cancer

$1M
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Limited Program: Internal Dean of Research Ofice Deadline:
Sept. TBA

Full applic: Nov. TBA

Greenwall Foundation Bioethics   Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics
Eligibility and internal submission guidelines

Letter of intent (required):
Sept. 22, 2017
via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Feb.12, 2018
via proposal central

Alpha-1 Foundation Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AAT)
Alpha-1 may result in serious lung disease in adults and/or liver disease at any age.

Faculty with PI eligibility

Bridge Grant up to $25K
to provide support for excellent Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency-related research projects that have been submitted to and approved by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), but not funded
Pilot and Feasibility Grant up to $40K for 1 yr
Research Grant up to $100K/yr for 2 yrs
of AAT Deficiency
Scientific Meeting Sponsorship Grant up to $5K
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Sept. 21, 2017 Conquer Cancer Foundation
(of the American Society of Clinical Oncology -ASCO)
cancer; clinical oncology

Assist. prof. with PI eligibiliy

in the first to third year of a primary faculty appointment in a clinical department.

Applicants must be physicians (M.D., D.O. or equivalent) working in any country and hold a valid, active medical license in the country where the research will be conducted at the time of the application.

Career Development Award $200K total over 3 yrs
No citizenship restriction
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Sept. 21, 2017 Conquer Cancer Foundation
(of the American Society of Clinical Oncology -ASCO)
cancer; clinical oncology
(see the guidelines for details)

(1) researchers in low resource settings on scientific questions specific to those settings;

(2) research by investigators in high resource settings (faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty with approved CE faculty PI waiver) on issues in resource-limited settings or

(3) collaborative research [high and low resource investigators (faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty with approved CE faculty PI waiver)] on question of shared concern
Applicants must:
-have a doctoral degree (including MD, PhD, MD/PhD, DO or equivalent

-apply within the last year of training or the first 2 years of faculty/staff appointment or employment at the time of the grant submission
eligible US and no-US entities.
Global Oncology Young Investigator Award
Total awards: $25K-$30K (5-10 to be awarded)
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Sept. 22, 2017


(see also March)
American Epilepsy Society neuroscience; epilepsy Assoc. Prof. and above with PI eligibility Seed Grant Awards
$20,000 for 1 year
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Sept. 25, 2017 Epilepsy Foundation neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility Targeted Research Initiative for Research Regarding Cannabidiol and Epilepsy
$50K for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
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Limited program:

Internal Dean of Research Office deadline:
Sept.
National Science Foundation (NSF) *If three proposals are submitted, at least one of the proposals must be for instrument development (Track 2) (i.e., no more than two proposals may be for Track 1: instrument acquisition).
If an organization submits or is included as a partner or subawardee in three proposals, at least one of the three proposals must be for Track 2: instrument development.
Faculty with PI eligibility Major Research Instrumentation (MRI): Acquisition and Development
$100K- to $4M
Internal Submission Guidelines
Pre-proposal: Sept. 27, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Jan. 23, 2018

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research neuroscience, Parkinson's disease Faculty with PI eligibility Mitochondrial Biomarkers for Parkinson’s Disease
Up to $200K over 1-2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
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Pre-proposal: Sept. 27, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Jan. 23, 2018
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research neuroscience, Parkinson's disease Faculty with PI eligibility Core Funding Programs
-Therapeutic Development

Preclinical: $200K-$500K
Clinical: commensurable with the stage and goals
-Target Advancement
$100K for 1 year
-Outcome Measures
There is no set budget limit for proposals
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Sept. 28, 2017 Simons Foundation Sabbatical leave funding opportunity; mathematics; theoretical physics Faculty with PI eligibility*

*Sabbatical-eligible faculty who wish to use the grant for the purpose of extending a single-term sabbatical leave to a full academic year.

No citizenship restriction
Simons Fellows Program in Mathematics
They expect to fund up to 40 Mathematics Fellowships each year.
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Simons Fellows Program in Theoretical Physics
They expect to fund up to 20 Theoretical Physics Fellowships each year.
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Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Sept. 29, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only)- they are due 40 days after review and approval of the LOI.

PCORI-Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute Patient Centered Outcomes Research Faculty with PI eligibility PCORI Eugene Washington Engagement Awards
Amount of funding: $250,000 total costs over 2 years
No citizenship restriction
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Sept. 29, 2017 PCORI-Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute Patient Centered Outcomes Research Faculty with PI eligibility

Individuals in other positions may apply with an approved Conference and Work Shop PI waiver (see the matrix on this webpage >>)
PCORI Engagement Award (EAIN): Research Meeting and Conference Support
up to $50,000 total costs for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
Sept. 29, 2017

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation

neuroscience, vision research; This award is intended to reward one individual who has made, and is continuing to make, significant transformative breakthroughs in vision research. Faculty with PI eligibility The Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research
Amount of funding: The recipient will receive a total of $500,000, as outlined below, along with a commemorative medallion: $100,000 prize to award recipient; $400,000 grant to support award recipient's research at a U.S. university.
No citizenship requirement.
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Sept. American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Western Group on Educational Affairs
The WGEA is providing a funding opportunity to both experienced and new investigators in the area of medical education research. This small grants program is meant to promote medical education research within the Western region. Faculty with PI eligibility WGEA Mini-grant
up to $5,000 are awarded to investigators initiating new studies (2 to be made)
$1,000 “finishing” awards are granted to investigators needing extra funds to complete ongoing projects (2 to be made)
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Letter of intent (required):
Sept.


Full proposal:
Dec.

Foundaton Fighting Blindness vision; inherited orphan retinal degenerative
diseases and
dry age-related macular degeneration (dAMD)
Faculty with PI eligibility Individual Investigator Research Grant
$100K/yr x 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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October
Oct. 1, 2017 American Academy of Neurology (AAN) neurology; neuroscience Instructors

Assist. prof. with PI eligiblity

Applicants must be a neurologist who completed residency between 5-10 yr prior to the start date of the award.
Career Development Award
$150K/yr x 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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Oct. 1, 2017 American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

Funded by American Brain Foundation and Society of Interventional Neurology
neurology; neuroscience Assist. prof. with PI eligiblity

interested in a career in academic career in neurological research who has completed their residency or a PhD no more than 7 years prior to the start date of the award.

Recipient must be an AAN and SIVN member.
Clinician Scientist Development Award in Interventional Neurology
up to $80K/yr for up to 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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Oct. 1, 2017 American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) Research Foundation Colon and Rectal Surgeons Faculty with PI eligibility Limited project grants
$50K for 1 yr
Applicants must be members of ASCRS
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Oct. 1, 2017 American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) Research Foundation Colon and Rectal Surgeons Young surgeons-Assist. prof. with PI eligibility within the first 5 years of their faculty appointment Career Development Grant
$75K per year for 2 yrs
Applicants must be members of ASCRS
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Oct, 2, 2017 The Kenneth Rainin Foundation Gastroenterology; Inflammatory Bowel Disease--To forge partnerships and collaborations in the field of IBD. Faculty with PI eligibility

Up to 3 investigators from the same or different institutions. Grants will be awarded to a single lead organization that will generate a subaward(s).

Synergy Awards
$100K in research support to each investigator on the team, up; to a total of $300K for 1 yr.
No citizenship restriction
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Letter of intent deadline (required):
Oct. 4, 2017
via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Dec. 21, 2017
via proposal central

American Lung Association lung cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Lung Cancer Discovery Award
$100,000 per year for up to 2 years
No citizenship restriction
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Pre-application required: submit 6 weeks prior to the deadlines below

Pilot applications will be reviewed on a quarterly basis in 2017: April 5, July 12, Oct. 4
National Multiple Sclerosis Society neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Research Grants
$44K inclusive of 10% indirect costs
No citizenship requirement
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Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Oct. 5, 2017 via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
Jan. 31, 2018
via proposal central

American Epilepsy Society neuroscience; epilepsy

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility.
See the guidelines for additional criteria.

|Note: clinicians-assist. prof. & CE assist. prof. should apply via the Research and Training Fellowship for Clinician RFP below.

Junior Investigator Research Awards
up to $50K for 1 year
U.S. Citizenship is not required but research must be done in the U.S.

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Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Oct. 5, 2017 via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
Jan. 31, 2018
via proposal central

American Epilepsy Society neuroscience; epilepsy Assist. prof. with PI eligibility within the first 2 years of their appt.

epilepsy fellows

post-doctoral fellows

(see the guidelines for additional criteria)



Research and Training Fellowships for Clinicians
up to $50K for 1 yr

U.S. Citizenship is not required but research must be done in the U.S.

All PIs must work with their dept.'s RPM >>

More >>

Oct.

Note: pre-proposals are no longer required
Burroughs Wellcome Fund basic biomedical sciences and translational research Advanced postdoctoral fellows

and Instructors
Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS)
$700K
Postdoc or Instructor to faculty transition award
More >>
Oct. California Breast Cancer Research Program breast cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Animal Studies to Investigate Concurrent Effects of Environmental Chemicals and Stress Factors on Mammary Cancer
up to $625K total direct costs over 4 years (2 awards to be made)
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Oct. California Breast Cancer Research Program breast cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Studies to Prevent Developmental Exposure to Ionizing Radiation from Medical Imaging
up to $150K in direct costs over 1 year (3 awards to be made)
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Oct.
(Not currently accepting applications)
The Stanley Medical Research Institute Neuroscience; Schizophrenia and Bi-Polar Disorder; mental health Faculty with PI eligibility

Regular Treatment Trials: $300K/yr.
Special Treatment
Trials and Drug Development SMRI
No applications will be accepted in 2016.
More >>

Letter of intent (required)
Oct. 1, 2017

Full application by invitation:
Feb. 15, 2018

(see also LOI deadlines: Jan. and April)
Whitehall Foundation Neuroscience; Basic biological research in neurobiology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Grant-in-Aid
$30K for 1 yr
More >>
Letter of intent (required)
Oct. 1, 2017

Full application by invitation:
Feb. 15, 2018

(see also LOI deadlines: Jan. and April)
Whitehall Foundation Neuroscience; Basic biological research in neurobiology Faculty with PI eligibility


Research Grants
$30-$75K/yr for up to 3 yrs
More >>

Oct. National Psoriasis Foundation rheumatology, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis Faculty with PI eligibility Discovery Grants
$75K for 1 yrs
Translational Research Grants $100K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Pre-application required: submit asap prior to the deadlines below

Pilot applications will be reviewed on a quarterly basis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society neuroscience; multiple sclerosis Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Research Grants
Up to $40K for 1 yr
More >>
Oct.

(see also Jan. . and May)

Venture Well

(formerly National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance NCIIA)

The Student Grant Program gives college students the chance to move new tech ideas out of the lab and classroom and into the marketplace.
Stage 1 funding; $5,000- to attend a three-day strategy mapping workshop, VentureLab1
Stage 2 funding: up to $20,000 + workshop (VentureLab 2) + coaching + network (and includes tactical coaching)
Stage 3 funding: up to $50,000 VentureWell program investment opportunity
You must apply for Stage 1 funding first.
Faculty with PI eligibility

(*the PI is the faculty member)
Student Grant Program (the PI is the faculty member)
provides early-stage funding for training, coaching, and investment for teams working on market-based technology inventions.
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Oct.



Full proposal: Jan.

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) cancer, pancreatic Assist. Prof. with PI eligiblity Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
AACR Career Development
Awards
$200,000 over 2 years
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Oct.

Full application (by invitation only) deadline:
Jan.
American Brain Tumor Association Neuroscience; all brain tumors: malignant or benign, primary or secondary Faculty with PI eligibility Discovery Grant
$50K for 1 yr)
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted in the U.S. or Canada.
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Oct.

Full application (by invitation only) deadline:
Jan.
American Brain Tumor Association Neuroscience; all brain tumors: malignant or benign, primary or secondary

Faculty with PI eligibility. Supports two investigators (Co-PIs) from two distinct institutions
American Brain Tumor Association
$200K direct costs over 2 years
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted in the U.S. or Canada.
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Oct.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Feb.
Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Neuroscience; Autism spectrum disorders Faculty with PI eligibility SFARI Pilot Award
$125K total costs/yr up to 2 yrs
SFARI Research Award
$250K total costs/yr for up to 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Pre-application (required):
Oct.

Full application (by invitation only):
Jan.
IronMatt: Matthew Larson Foundation for Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Neuroscience; cancer; pediatric brain tumor Instructors

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
Research Grants
$75K direct costs for one year
More >>
Oct. 18, 2017 Bright Focus Foundation Neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease *Faculty with PI eligibility


FYI-this sponsor does not have downloadable RFP for each of their programs so you have to check for eligibility, for example, on the FAQs webpage,
terms and conditions on a separate page, etc..
Alzheimer's Disease Research (ADR)

* ADR Standard Award
$300K over 3 yrs

ADR Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards

$100,000 over 2 years
Eligibility: junior and senior postdoctoral fellows

Program overview more >>
Deadlines/application more >>
Eligibility (on FAQ webapge)
more >>
Oct. Scoliosis Research Society scoliosis; spinal deformities *Assist. prof. with PI eligiblity

*A new investigator is defined as someone who is either a fellow or within 10 years of completion of fellowship or equivalent specialist training in their country and has not previously been awarded funding from a major funding organization.
New Investigator Grant
$25K for 1 year-may be extended for up to 2 years

Small Exploratory Grant
$10K for 1 yr
Overview >>
More >>

Oct. Scoliosis Research Society scoliosis; spinal deformities Faculty with PI eligibility Standard Investigator Grant
$25K/yr x 2 yrs

Alf Nachemson Evidence Based Medicine Grant
$25K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
Overview >>
More >>
Limited # of applicants permitted (check with the Dept. Chair of Dermatology) Oct. Dermatology Foundation Dermatology   Research Awards Program
more >>
Oct. ALS Alliance Therapy Alliance Neuroscience; ALS Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$100K to $1M from 1 to 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Letters of intent accepted anytime (to obtain an application).

Full applications (by invitation):
Oct.
Hereditary Disease Foundation Neuroscience; Hungtington's Disease; PIs must be established investigators with expertise in areas of biology with particular relevance for the pathogenesis of HD; current focus: current focus is on late-stage validation of mechanisms of HD pathogenesis with therapeutic potential.
Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$50K
No citizenship requirement.
Overview >>
Applying for funding
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Oct. 25, 2017

Full proposals (by invitation only) deadline: Jan. 19, 2018

Harrington Discovery Institute targeting of pathways and processes that might effect retinal dystrophies and vision, with the ultimate goal of advancing translation of research into drugs and cell-based therapies. Faculty with PI eligibility Gund-Harrington Scholar Award
Amount of funding: up to $900K over 3 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Oct. 15, 2017

(see also April 15)
Angelman Syndrome Foundation neuroscience; Angelman syndrome (AS) is a neuro-genetic disorder that occurs in one in 15,000 live births. AS is often misdiagnosed as cerebral palsy or autism. Characteristics of the disorder include developmental delay, lack of speech, seizures, and walking and balance disorders. Individuals with Angelman syndrome will require life-long care Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$100K/yr for 1-2 years to fund pilot projects to test new ideas about the pathogenesis and therapeutics of AS
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Oct. 16, 2017
via proposal central
Simons Foundation
Mathematics and Physical Sciences
to support institutions in the mathematics and physical sciences through funding to centers of excellence, to help establish scientific culture and strengthen contacts within the international scientific community. Faculty with PI eligibility Targeted Grants to Institutes
Per the Simons Foundation program official, “while we would allow multiple applications from one institute (although likely rare), each application must be submitted by an individual” (PI).
Amount of funding: $100K-$200K total costs per year (includes 20% indirect costs) for 3-5 years (up to 3 awards)
More >>
Oct. Skin Cancer Foundation skin cancer Residents, Fellows in Dermatology

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
Grant awards (pilot projects)
Level of funding: $10K-$25K for one year
More >>
Oct. 16, 2017
via proposal central
American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) cancer; immunotherapy Faculty with PI eligibility Understanding, Preventing, and Managing Immunotherapy-related Adverse Events (irAES) Associated with Checkpoint Inhibition for Melanoma and Other Cancers
--Pilot Awards
$200,000 over 2 years (5 to be awarded)
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Oct. 16, 2017
via proposal central
American Cancer Society cancer (see the guideliness for topic areas)

*Assist. prof. with PI eligibility



**independent investiagor- faculty with PI eligibility at any level with any level of prior funding



Research Scholar Grants:

*RSG in Basic, Preclinical, Clinical, Epidemiology, Psychosocial and Behavioral Research, and Research in Palliative Care and Symptom Management

**RSG in Cancer Control: Health Policy and Health Services Research

**RSG in Priority Program of Cancer Control: Health Equity Research
(Limited to research in Psychosocial and Behavioral Research and in Health Policy and Health Services Research

$165K direct costs plus 20% indirects per year for up to 4 yrs.
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Oct. 16, 2017
via proposal central

American Cancer Society cancer

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility or Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research


See the guidelines for additional criteria

Mentored Research Scholar Grant
$135K direct costs plus 8% indirect cost per year (plus $10K per year for the mentor) for up to 5 years.
CORRECTION:U.S. citizenship or permanent residency required at the time of the application.
More >>

Oct.16, 2017
via proposal central
American Cancer Society Cancer *Instructors
and Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
Cancer Control Career Development Awards for Primary Care Physicians
$100K per year for 3 yrs (plus $10K per year for the mentor)
CORRECTION: U.S. citizenship or permanent residency required at the time of the application.
More >>
Oct.16, 2017
via proposal central
American Cancer Society

Cancer

 

Faculty with PI eligibility

Pilot and Exploratory Projects in Palliative Care of Cancer Patients and Their Families
$60,000 per year (direct costs) plus 20% indirect costs for 1 to 2 years No citizenship restriction
More >>

Oct. 15, 2017 Thoracic Surgery Foundation cardiothoracic surgery cardiac thoracic surgeon

assist. prof. with PI eligibility within 7 years of their first UTL ot MCL faculty appt.

TSF and STS Research Grants
up to $40K/yr x 2 yrs
More >>
Oct. 15, 2017 Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research


cardiothoracic surgery
Female cardiac thoracic surgeon-assist. prof. with PI eligibility within 5 years of their first faculty appt. Nina Starr Braunwald Research Grant
up to $40K/yr for 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Oct. 31, 2017

(see also April 30)
The Morton Cure Paralysis Fund Neuroscience; Spinal cord injury Faculty with PI eligibility

Postdoctoral fellows may apply with a Career Development PI waiver through their RPM (the RFP requests a letter of support from their mentors)

Research grants
$5-$75K for one year
(note: postdocs submit applications through your RPM)  
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Letter of intent: Oct. 19, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
March 15, 2018

The Pablove Foundation
rare childhood cancer Senior postdoctoral fellow**

**under "Who is eligible?" on the "apply for a grant" it confirms this is also a career development award)

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Established faculty (with PI eligibility) who are re-directing their research are also eligible
Childhood Cancer Research Seed Grants
$50,000 for 1 year
No citizenship restriction

*Go to the sponsor’s “Grants” webpage , scroll down and then click on “apply for a grant”. It will take you to a webpage with a program overview, priority topics, eligibility, and downloadable LOI instructions.
November

Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Nov. 1, 2017

Full proposal by invitation only

Matthew Larson Foundation for Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Neuroscience; cancer; pediatric brain tumor Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Although it states “Instructors” are eligible, per the Stanford PIship policy, because this is a research grant, and not a mentored career development grant, Instructors would not be able to obtain a Career Development PI waiver.
Research Grant
$75,000 direct costs for 1 yr
More >>
Nov. 1, 2017 Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria Foundation Oxalosis & Primary Hyperoxaluria is a rare genetic disorder that results in formation of kidney stones caused by defective enzyme in the liver Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
up to $200,000 total cost per project for up to 2 yrs
More >>
Pre-proposal (required) deadline:
Nov.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Feb.
Tourette Association of America
neuroscience; tourette syndrome Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant Award
Up to $75K for 1 yr or up to $150K for 2 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Nov. 1, 2017 Transplantation and Immunology Research Network (TIRN)

AST-American Society for Transplantation
transplantation
Assist. prof. with PI eligibility with the first 5 years of their first faculty appt.

Faculty Development Grant
$50K per year for 1-2 years
Citizenship: U.S., Canadian or Mexican citizenship or permanent resident, or with proper training Visa
More >>

Nov. 3, 2017 Motor Neurone Disease Association Neuroscience; Applicants can be based outside the UK and Ireland, provided the project meets the following criteria:
(i) the project must be unique in concept or design (i.e., no similar research is being performed in the UK); and
(ii) the project must involve an aspect of collaboration with a UK institute.
Faculty with PI eligibility Biomedical Research Project Grants
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent: Nov.
via proposal central

Full application (by invitation only):
Jan.
via proposal central


(see also May 1)
Chron's and Colitis Foundation of America Chron's disease and Colitis Postdoctoral Fellows

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
Career Development Award
$52K per year for 1-3 years
Postdocs: submit through your dept.s RPM.
More >>
Letter of intent: Nov.
via proposal central

Full application (by invitation only):
Jan.
via proposal central


(see also May 1)
Chron's and Colitis Foundation of America Chron's disease and Colitis Faculty with PI eligibility Senior Research Awards
$115,830 /yr for 1-3 yrs
More >>
Concept paper: Nov. 1, 2017

(and May 1)
Lalor Foundation To educate young women about reproductive health Faculty with PI eligibility Anna Lalor Burdick Program Research Grants
Funds are for programs in the U.S., not individual research projects.
$10K-$35K for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Nov.

Full application (by invitaiton only):
March
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer childhood cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Innovation Grant
$250K over 2 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>

PDF file of the 2017 guidelines >>

Letter of intent (required) deadline: Nov. 6, 2017 via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
Jan. 22, 2018 via proposal central

CureSearch for Childhood Cancer pediatric cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Catapult Impact Fund:
Clinical Trial Awards in Pediatric Cancer

$2 million to $5 million for 2-3yr award period for “clinic-ready” projects that fit the parameters detailed on the webpage
No citizenship restriction.
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Nov. 7, 2017
via proposal central

Full proposals (by invitation only):
Feb. 22, 2018 via proposal central

Simons Foundation
Life Sciences
Investigators may focus directly on marine microbes or on fundamental problems that are highly relevant to understanding marine microbial ecosystems. Stanford UTL faculty who have been in their postion for at least two years and no more than eight years (see the guidelines for dates)

Simons Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Awards
$180,000 per year including indirect costs (limited to 20% of modified total direct costs) for up to 3 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Nov. 7, 2017 DeGregorio Family Foundation stomach and esophageal cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Award for the Cancers of the Esophagus and Stomach
$250K over 2 yrs
More >>
Nov. 9, 2017

via proposal central
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)-
Breast Cancer Research Foundation-
cancer, breast Assist. prof. with PI eligibilty AACR Career Development Awards for Translational Breast Cancer Research
$150,000 over 2 yrs (2 to be awarded)
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Limited program: Internal Cancer Instituter deadline:
Nov.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)-NCCN Foundation cancer Assistant Professors with PI eligibility;

Instructors
Young Investigator Award
$75K/yr x 2 years
Internal submission guidelines
Nov. 8, 2017 Venture Well

(formerly National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance NCIIA)
For the purpose of strengthening existing curricular programs or building new programs in invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Faculty with PI eligibility Faculty grants: Course and Program Grants
Up to $50K
More >>
Nov. American Tinnitis Association Tinnitis Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$50K/yr for up to 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Nov. Brain and Behavior Research Foundation Neuroscience; basic as well as translational and/or clinical research in serious psychiatric disorders such as schizophernia, mood disorders, anxiety disorders or early onset brain and behavior disorders Assoc. prof. with PI eligibility

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility who have an R01
NARSAD Independent Investigator Grant
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Nov. 7, 2017 Bright Focus Foundation Glaucoma; eye and vision research Faculty with PI eligibility National Glaucoma Research
Standard Award

$150,000 over 2 yrs
Grant overview (amount of funding, types of grants)
more >>
Deadlines more >>
Eligibility (on the FAQ webpage) more>>
Nov. 15, 2017 American Society for Suicide Prevention neuroscience; to support research on suicide from a variety of disciplines including psychiatry, medicine, psychology, genetics, epidemiology, neurobiology, sociology, nursing, health services administration, social work, and many others. Associate prof. or higher with PI eligibility

with an established record of research

Distinguished Investigator Innovation Grants
up to $125K/yr over 2 years

No citizenship restriction
More >>
Nov. 15, 2017 American Society for Suicide Prevention neuroscience; to support research on suicide from a variety of disciplines including psychiatry, medicine, psychology, genetics, epidemiology, neurobiology, sociology, nursing, health services administration, social work, and many others. Faculty with PI eligibility Standard Research Innovation Grants
up to $100K over 2 yrs
Pilot Innovation Grants
up to $30K over 1 to 2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Nov. 15, 2017 American Society for Suicide Prevention neuroscience; to support research on suicide from a variety of disciplines including psychiatry, medicine, psychology, genetics, epidemiology, neurobiology, sociology, nursing, health services administration, social work, and many others. Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Instructors

Clinical Instructors

Academic staff-research (i.e., research assoc.)
Young Investigator Innovation Grant
up to $85K over 2 years. ($5K per year must be allocated to the PI’s mentor-an established suicide researcher)
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Nov. 17, 2017 Melanoma Research Alliance cancer, melanoma Established Stanford faculty with PI eligibility Established Investigator Academic-Industry Partnership Award
up to $100,000 per year for 3 years
More >>
Nov. 17, 2017 Melanoma Research Alliance cancer, melanoma

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

...who are within the first 4 yrs of their first independent, full-time faculty appt.

Young Investigator Award
Up to $75,000 per year x 3 years
More >>

Note: Special Opportunity: MRA Young Investigator Award for Women in Scientific Research. You must apply through the above YIA RFP. When completing your online application in proposal central, make the “Woman Young Investigator” selection under the subprogram in the Title page step.

Letter of intent (required):
Nov.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Feb.

(See also April)
CURE-Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility CURE Epilepsy Award
$250K
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Nov.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Feb.

(See also April)
CURE-Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy neuroscience; epilepsy senior postdoctoral fellows who have a minimum of 3 years postdoctoral experience

clinical fellows who are Neurology Residents in their Neurology training who are considering Epilepsy Fellowships,

n ewly appointed faculty (assist. prof. with PI eligibility who are within one year of having completed postdoctoral training
Taking Flight Award
$100,000
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Nov.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Feb.

(See also April)
CURE-Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility Innovator Award
$50,000
No citizenship requirement
More >>


Letter of intent (required):
Nov.


Full proposal: Dec.

(Other LOI deadlines: Feb., May, and Aug.)
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease Faculty with PI eligibility Preclinical Drug Discovery
$150K-$600K for 1-2 years
-PACT-Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT)
up to $1.5 milion
Biomarker Development
$150K-$600K for 1-2 years
More >>
Limited Award:
Internal deadline:
Nov. 28, 2017

For applicant selected:
Institutional nomination deadline:
Dec. 8, 2017
Full proposal deadline:
Jan. 19, 2018



Rita Allen Foundation

cancer, immunology and neuroscience

 

(Note: there is a separate RFP for pain research-see Dec. )

Assist. prof.-tenure track*

(*sponsor will accept our faculty with MCL and UTL appts.)
Scholars Award
$110K/yr x 5 yrs
Internal submission guidelines
Limited award: Internal Stanford Neuroscience Institute deadlline:
Nov. 27, 2017

For applicant selected:
Letter of intent deadline:
Dec. 21, 2017
Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
March 28, 2018



Brain Research Foundation
Neuroscience
Assistant and Assoc. prof. with PI eligibility Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program
$40,000 direct costs per year for 2 years
Internal submission guidelines
Limited program: Internal Cancer Institute Deadline:
Nov. 27, 2017


For applicant selected
:
Sponsor:
Feb. 2, 2018
Mary Kay Foundation Cancer (breast, uterine, cervical, ovarian) Assist., assoc. and full professors with UTL, MCL and NTL-Research appts. Cancer Research Grant
No citizenship requirement
Internal Submission Guidelines
Limited program: Internal Cancer Institute Deadline:
Nov. 27, 2017

For applicants selected:
Sponsor:
Feb. 1, 2018
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation cancer Assist. prof. with UTL, MCL, NTL-Research appts
(must be physician scientists)
Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award
$486K
Internal submission guidelines

Letter of intent (required) accepted on a rolling basis
Nov.
via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Dec.
via proposal central

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Muscular Dystrophy ; neuromuscular disease

Examples of acceptable infrastructure projects include, but are not limited to, development of databases, core facilities (e.g., vector production, muscle imaging, drug screening), microarray chips, animal model resources, tissue repositories, and components of clinical research networks.

Faculty with PI eligiblity Research Infrastructure Grant
Amount of funding not specified
Term for up to 3 years
No citizenship requirement
Go to the proposal central funding opportunity website and search for MDA. Click on the document icon next to "Research Infrastructure grant"
More >>
December
Dec. 1, 2017 Hearing Health Foundation Topics of interest: general hearing health, central auditory processing disorders, hearing loss in children, hyperacusis, Meniere’s disease, tinnitus, usher syndrome. Faculty with PI eligibility and

Postdoctoral and clinical fellows (with a mentor)

Young investigator category applicants cannot be more than 7yrs beyond the date of their most recent terminal degree

Emerging Research Grants
For early stage investigators
Up to $30K for 1 year
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Dec. 1, 2017 via proposal central

Full proposal deadline: Feb. 22, 2018 via proposal central

Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer
(formerly A Collaborative Pediatric Cancer Research Awards Program)
pediatric cancer *Faculty with PI eligibility


**Instructor and Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
Independent Investigator Grant*
$50K per year for 1 or 2 yrs

Young Investigator Grant**

$50K per year for 1 or 2 yrs

No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Dec. 1, 2017 via proposal central

Full proposal deadline: Feb. 22, 2018 via proposal central
Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer
(formerly A Collaborative Pediatric Cancer Research Awards Program)
pediatric cancer Faculty with PI eligibility

Multi-insitutional (3 or more) collaborative research projects

Consortium Grant
up to $100K/yr for up to 3 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Dec. 1, 2017 Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation cancer Postdoctoral and clinical fellows

Clinical Instructors, and Instructors (with M.D.’s only)

For physician-scientist (MDs only) who have completed their residencies and clinical training, and be U.S. Specialty Board eligible prior to the award start date, and be able to devote at least 80% of their time and effort to Damon-Runyon-supported research

The candidate may not have had more than three years of postdoctoral laboratory research experience.
Damon Runyon Physician-Scientist Training Award

$460,000 total over 4 yrs

plus Debt repayment: Damon Runyon will also retire up to $100,000 of any qualifying medical school debt still owed by the awardee. (See the guidelines for details.

Only one fellowship application will be accepted from a Mentor per review session;
there is no limit, however, to the number of applications from an institution.

Program overview webpage >>

Application guidelines >>
Pre-proposal deadline:
Dec. 1, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only):
March
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation clinical research in any disease area Junior physician scientists

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (see the additional eligibility criteria)
Clinical Scientist Development Award
No citizenship requirement
More >>
This program has been suspended for 2017 American Asthma Foundation (AAF) Asthma Early to mid-career faculty with PI eligibility

AAF Scholar Award

Webpage regarding suspension of this program for 2017 >>

Dec. 1, 2017 American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) liver disease; hepatology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

AASLD membership required
Pinnacle Research Award in Liver Disease
$100K/yr x 3 yrs basic science
Clinical, Translational and Outcomes Research Award
$100K/yr x 2 yrs
Pilot Research Award
$50K for 1 yr
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Dec. 1, 2017 American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) liver disease; hepatology Assist. prof. or Assoc. prof. with PI eligibility

who have submitted a highly-score NIH R or other federally-funded equivalent award within the last 12 months of the application deadline

AASLD membership required
Bridge Award
$100K for 1 yr
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Dec. 1, 2017 National Blood Foundation blood banking, transfusion medicine, cellular therapies, and patient blood management.

(topic areas immunology, hematology, immunohematology, infectious diseases, cellular therapies, patient blood managerment)
Instructor, Clinical Instructor,

Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility

See the guidelines for other criteria
Early Career Scientific Research Grants Program
$75,000 for 1 or 2 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Application & additional eligibility information More >>
Dec.

2018 program TBA
Burroughs Wellcome Fund proposals should address biomedical causes and molecular mechanisms underlying (preterm) parturition Advanced postdoctoral fellows and

Faculty with PI eligibility
Preterm Birth Initiative
$600K over 4 yrs
See guidelines for citizenship information
More >>
Dec.

Myocarditis Foundation cardiovascular; myocarditis Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Grants
$40K for 1 yr
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Concept paper: Dec. 1, 2017


Full applic: (by invitation):
Feb. 15, 2018

(see also June)
Gerber Foundation child health; pediatrics:

Priority is given to projects that improve the nutrition, care and development of infants and young children from the first year before birth to three years of age-see the focus areas on this webpage >>
Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
up to $350K over 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement.
How to apply webpage >>
Concept paper: Dec. 1, 2017


Full applic: (by invitation):
Feb. 15, 2018

(see also June)
Gerber Foundation child health; pediatrics:

Priority is given to projects that improve the nutrition, care and development of infants and young children from the first year before birth to three years of age-see the focus areas on this webpage >>
Physicians, PhD candidates, PharmD candidates, and other similar degree candidates:
1) in a residency or fellowship training program or 2) those who are no more than one year post training; 3) have not received a K award from the National Institutes of Health;
Novice Grants
$20K
No citizenship requirement.
How to apply webpage >>
Letter of intent:
Dec.
The McKnight Foundation
The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience
neuroscience Faculty with PI eligibility-with tenure or tenure-track appointments

(*per the sponsor: UTL and MCL appointments are OK)

Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Awards
$100,000/yr x 2 years
Citizenship: the sponsor removed the citizenship requirement and replaced it with the statement, “with evidence that the sponsoring institution has received government approval for the applicant to work in the U.S.”
More >>

Dec. Macula Society neuroscience; vision reseach; macular or retinal vascular diseases. Faculty with PI eligibility (must be members of the society) Research Grant Program
Term: for up to 18 months
Amount not specified.
No ctizenship requirement
More >>
Dec.
via proposal central
Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF)* and Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) dermal allografts, transplant science, and the biologic reconstruction of tissues using grafts derived from dermal tissues Faculty with PI eligibility Dermal Tissue Grants
$50K for 1 yr.
No citizenship requirement but must be in a position in a U.S. or Canadian institution.
More >>
Dec. 1, 2017

via proposal central

Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer ovarian cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Study Awards
$75K for 1 yr
No ctizenship requirement
More >>
Dec. 1, 2017

via proposal central



Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer ovarian cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Academic staff-research

Instructors

Postdoctoral/ clinical fellows (submit through your RPM)
Scientific Scholar Award
$120K over 2 yrs
No ctizenship requirement
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Dec. 5, 2017 American Association for Cancer Research cancer etiology, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention and may be basic, translational, or clinical in nature. Assist. Prof. with PI eligibillity

See other criteria
AACR Gertrude B. Elion Cancer Research Award
$75K for 1 yr
No citizenship restriction
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Dec. 6, 2017 Rita Allen Foundation
American Pain Society
Neuroscience; pain research Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Rita Allen Foundation in Pain
$50K/yr x 3 yrs
No citizenship award
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Dec. 6, 2017 The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

The Edmund J. Safra Foundation
neuroscience; Parkinson's Research; movement disorder

only faculty with PI eligibility who are in a well-established movement disorder center in the U.S. and internationally may apply. The Edmund J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders

This is an institutional training grant proposal (not an individual award) for a 2-year training fellowships

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Dec. 8, 2017 American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Gastroenterology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Junior Faculty Development Awards
$100,000 per year x 3 years
No citizenship restriction
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Dec. 8, 2017 American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Gastroenterology Faculty with PI eligibility

Note that physicians in training (interns, residents, fellows) are eligible to apply provided that the work is conducted under the preceptorship of a more senior or experienced investigator.

Clinical Research Awards
up to $50,000 for original research in clinical gastroenterology and will consider applications for pilot projects up to $15,000 within this award category.
up to $50,000 for original research in clinical gastroenterology and will consider applications for pilot projects up to $15,000 within this award category.
No citizenship restriction
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Dec. 15, 2017

via proposal central
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network cancer, pancreatic Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Catalyst Grant
$500,000 over 3 yrs (2 to be awarded)
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This program has closed. Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research     Kimmel Scholar
This program has closed. The 2017 Scholars a the last group of Award recipients.
webpage
Dec. 15, 2017 American Liver Foundation hepatology; liver disease: of particular interest- biliary artresia and primary biliary cirrhosis Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Applicants must be within the first 3 yrs of their first faculty appt.

See the guidelines for other funding restrictions.
Liver Scholar Awards
$75K/yr x 3 years ($225K total over 3 yrs)
No citizenship requirement
2018 awards- More >>

Limited program: Internal Dean of Research Office Deadline:
Dec.
The Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc. chemical sciences, chemical engineering, materials chemistry Assist. prof. with UTL faculty appointments Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program $75,000 unrestricted research grant
No citizenship requirement
Internal submission guidelines
Letter of intent (required):
Dec.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
March
Simons Foundation Autism Research Inititative neuroscience; autism Faculty with PI eligibility SFARI Pilot Award
$125K total costs/yr up to 2 yrs
SFARI Research Award
$250K total costs/yr for up to 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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Dec. American Association for Cancer Research-

Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation
Cancer; Neuroendocrine Tumor Faculty with PI eligibility Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation-AACR Grant
$250K
No citizenship requirement
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Dec. 7, 2017 American Society of Nephrology To fund projects to advance all facets of nephrology education and teaching Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (be ASN members) William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholars Program
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
To fund projects to advance all facets of nephrology education and teaching.
Must work in North or Central America during the funding period
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Dec. 7, 2017 American Society of Nephrology nephrology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Career development grants:
-Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant
-John Merrill Grant in Transplantation
-Norman Siegel Research Scholar Grants (pediatric investigator)
-Nephcure Kidney International-ASN Foundation for Kidney Research
-OHF-ASN Foundation for Kidney Research Grant (oxalosis, primary hyperoxaluria and related stone diseases)
$100K/yr x 2 yrs
Must be a resident in North America
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Dec. 15, 2017 Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test
breast cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test
Research grants

$40,000
No citizenship requirement
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Dec. 15, 2017 Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (for Childhood Cancer) pediatric cancer

The POST Program is designed for undergraduate, graduate and medical students interested in pursuing a career in pediatric oncology research. POST provides an opportunity for students to train with a mentor who is conducting research in the field of pediatric oncology during the summer break.

The Mentor/mentee pair must be identified prior to submitting an application.
Faculty with PI eligibility

The PI- the mentor (applicant-faculty with PI eligibility) must be active in the field of pediatric oncology research

Applicants must be ALSF grantees (past or present)
2018 Pediatric Oncology Student Training (POST) Program
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Download a PDF file of the 2018 guidelines
Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 15, 2017

Full proposal deadline:
Jan. 7, 2018
Society of Surgical Oncology cancer; surgical oncology Surgical oncologists-faculty with PI eligibility who are within 5 years within the completion of training. Clinical Investigator Award
$50K/yr x 2 years
No citizenship requirement
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Dec. 15, 2017 Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (for Childhood Cancer)
pediatric cancer

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Instructors

Research Associates (Academic staff-research)

Postdoctoral and Medical Fellows

Young Investigator Grant
$50,000 total costs per year for up to 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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PDF file of the 2018 guidelines >>
Dec. 15, 2017

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (for Childhood Cancer) pediatric cancer Faculty with PI eligibility

Epidemiology Grants
$100,000 direct costs/yr for a maximum of 2 years.
No citizenship requirement
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PDF file of the 2018 guidelines >>

Letter of intent: Dec. 15, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only)
American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) Aging; Aging and immune function; Stem cell aging; Inflammation; Genetic control of longevity; Neurobiology and neuropathology of aging; Mechanisms of dementiaInvertebrate or vertebrate animal models; Cardiovascular aging; Aging and cellular stress response; Metabolic and endocrine changes Assist. prof. with PI eligibility AFAR Research Grants for Junior Faculty
up to $100K for 1 to 2 yrs (up to 8% IDC may be budgeted)
No citizenship restriction
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Letter of intent (required) Deadline:
Dec.

Full proposal: Jan.

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

See additional criteria

Multiple "CORE" funding opportunity highlights:
Maureen Hannley Research Grant
$50K for 1-2 years AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Combined Award
$40,000 over 2 yrs
To fund research on neoplastic disease of the head and neckAHNS/AAO-HNSF Translational Innovator Combined Award
$80K over 2 year
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Letter of intent:
Dec. 20, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Feb. 21, 2018
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Juvenile diabetes Faculty with PI eligibility Restoring Pancreatic Alpha Cell Function to Metabolic Control in Type 1 Diabetes
No citzenship restriction
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 20, 2017

Full proposal: Jan. 10, 2018
Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Education Foundation Neuroscience; spinal cord injury

Consumer, Caregiver, and Community Education; Professional Development and Education; Research Utilization and Dissemination;
Assistive Technology; Conferences and Symposia
Faculty with PI eligibility Education Grants
up to $50K
No citizenship requirement but grantees must be located at an institution in the U.S. and Canada.
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Research grants (see Sept. )
Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 21, 2017

Full proposal: Jan. 11, 2018
American Heart Association Cardiovascular medicine;

To support highly innovative, high-impact research that could ultimately lead to critical discoveries or major advancements that will accelerate the field of cardiovascular or stroke research- promotes unexplored ideas; therefore, preliminary data is not required and not accepted as part of the proposal. However, a solid rationale for the work must be provided.
Faculty with PI eligibility Innovative Project Award
$100K (including 10% IDC) per year for 2 years
Citizenship: US citizens, permanent residents and individuals with certain visa
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Dec. 21, 2017
via proposal central
American Lung Association

Alpha-1 Foundation
lung disease; Alpha-1 Deficiency Assist. prof. with PI eligibility with a mentor Alpha-1 Research Grant
$40,000 grant per year for up to 2 yrs No citizenship restrictions-see visa requirements in the guidelines
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Dec. 21, 2017
via proposal central
American Lung Association lung disease Assist. prof. with PI eligibility with a mentor Amount of funding for these career development grants: $50K/yr for up to 2 years
Biomedical Research Grant(mechanisms of lung disease and general lung biology);
Clinical Patient Care Research Grant
(to fund investigators conducting trials for the improvement of patient care and treatment for lung disease)
Dalsemer Research Grant (mechanisms and biology of interstitial lung disease)
Social Behavioral Research Grant (various disciplines of social science examining risk factors affecting lung health including: psychosocial, behavioral, health services and health policy, epidemiology/biostatistics and public health education research).

No citizenship restrictions-see visa requirements in the guidelines
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Dec. 21, 2017 via proposal central American Lung Association

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI)
allergies, respiratory disease Faculty with PI eligibility who have a primary appointment in an allergy/immunology division Allergic Respiratory Disease Research Award
$75K/yr for up to 2 years
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 22, 2017

Full proposal: Jan. 12, 2018
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) surgery; alimentary tract surgery: general surgeons-basic and clinical research of digestive diseases SSAT Career Development Award
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 22, 2017

Full proposal: Jan. 12, 2018
American Gastroenterological Association AGA gastroenterology (for early career investigators Assist. prof. with PI eligibility AGA-Pfizer Young Investigator Pilot Research Award in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
$30,000 for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted at a North American institution
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 22, 2017

Full proposal: Jan. 12, 2018
American Gastroenterological Association AGA cancer, digestive Assist. prof. with PI eligibility AGA-Caroline Craig Augustyn & Damian Agustyn Award in Digestive Cancer
$40,000 for 1 yr
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 22, 2017

Full proposal: Jan. 12, 2018
The Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation cancer, desmoid tumors Instructors, Clinical Instructors,

Assist. Prof. and

Associate prof. with PI eligibility
New Investigator Request for Proposals
$30K for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement
Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 22, 2017

Full proposal: Jan. 12, 2018
The Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation cancer, desmoid tumors Faculty with PI eligibility General Request for Proposals
$65K for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 22, 2017

Full proposal: Jan. 12, 2018
Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile arthritis, lups, psoriatic arthritis, gout, scleroderma, fibromyalgia, ankylosing spondylitis Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility

Arthritis Research Grants
$100,000 for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 22, 2017

Full proposal: Jan. 12, 2018
Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF)

National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF)
psoriatic arthritis Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility Psoriatic Arthritis Research Grant
$100,000 for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 22, 2017

Full proposal: Jan. 12, 2018
Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF)

American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)
aging and arthritis Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility Arthritis and Aging Grant
$100,000 for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec 22, 2017

Full proposal: Jan. 12, 2018
American Gastroenterology Association (AGA) Gastroenterology Faculty with PI eligibility.

AGA membership required at the time of the application.
AGA-Elsevier Pilot Research Award
$25,000 for 1 yr.
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted at a North American institution
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 22, 2017

Full proposal: Jan. 12, 2018
American Gastroenterology Association (AGA) Gastroenterology, gut microbiome Faculty with PI eligibility.

AGA membership required at the time of the application.
AGA-Elsevier Gut Microbiome Pilot Research Award
$25,000 for 1 yr.
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted at a North American institution
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 22, 2017

Full proposal: Jan. 12, 2018
American Gastroenterology Association (AGA) Gastroenterology, digestive cancer Faculty with PI eligibility.

AGA membership required at the time of the application.
AGA-Caroline Craig Augustyn & Damian Agustyn Award in Digestive Cancer
$40,000 for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted at a North American institution
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 22, 2017

Full proposal: Jan. 12, 2018
American Gastroenterology Association (AGA)

Pfizer
Gastroenterology , IBD Early career faculty with PI eligibility

Who are within 7 years of their clinical training (for MDs) or within 7 years of following the awarding of the PhD degree)


AGA membership required at the time of the application.

AGA-Pfizer Young Investigator Pilot Research Award in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
$30,000 for 1 yr (3 awards) No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted at a North American institution
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 22, 2017

Full proposal: Jan. 12, 2018
American Gastroenterology Association (AGA)

Rome Foundation
Gastroenterology, Functional GI and Motility Faculty with PI eligibility.

AGA membership required at the time of the application.
Functional GI and Motility Pilot Research Award
$30,000 for 1 yr (2 awards)
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted at a North American institution
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 22, 2017

Full proposal: Jan. 12, 2018
American Gastroenterology Association (AGA)

Allergan Foundation

Gastroenterology, IBS*

and gastroparesis**
Faculty with PI eligibility.

AGA membership required at the time of the application.
AGA-Allergan Foundation Pilot Research Award in Irritable Bowel Syndrome*
$30,000 for 1 yr (1 award)
AGA-Allergan Foundation Pilot Research Award in Gastroparesis**
$30,000 for 1 yr (1 award)
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted at a North American institution
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 22, 2017

Full proposal: Jan. 12, 2018
American Gastroenterology Association (AGA)

Boston Scientific

Gastroenterology; hepatology

Focus: technology and innovation
Faculty with PI eligibility.

AGA membership required at the time of the application.
AGA-Boston Scientific Technology and Innovation Pilot Award
$30,000 for 1 yr (1 award)
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted at a North American institution
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec.

Full proposal:
Jan.
American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF) neuroscience; sleep medicine Sleep scientists (MD, DO, or PhD) who have applied for a multi-year career development award from the NIH, VA or another awarding body in the field of sleep or circadian science in 2015 or 2016 that was scored in the peer-review process but fell below (or is likely to fall below) the funding agency’s pay line.
Bridge to Success Award for Early Career Investigators
up to $75,000 per award
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec.

Full proposal:
Jan.
American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF) neuroscience; sleep medicine Eligibility: to assist established sleep investigators [faculty with PI eligibility who have been independently supported by the NIH or other government research grants for at least five years, but whose recent grant proposals are unlikely to be funded Bridge to Success Award for Mid-Career Investigators
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec.

Full proposal:
Jan.
American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF) neuroscience; sleep medicine;
to support a one-year mentored sleep research project following a clinical sleep medicine fellowship.
Physicians (MD or DO) who are certified in sleep medicine by a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties, or have completed their sleep medicine fellowship within the past 10 years, or who are currently enrolled in an ACGME-accredited sleep medicine fellowship program are eligible to apply. Physician Scientist Training Award
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec.

Full proposal deadline:
Jan.

The McKnight Foundation
The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience
Neuroscience; These awards were established to encourage emerging neuroscientists to focus on disorders of learning and memory. Assist. prof. with tenure track* appts

(* the sponsor approved our UTL and MCL faculty)
McKnight Scholar Awards
$75K/yr x 3 years
Citizenship: the sponsor removed the citizenship requirement and replaced it with the statement, “with evidence that the sponsoring institution has received government approval for the applicant to work in the U.S.”.
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec.

Full proposal:
Jan.
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) cancer; immuno-oncology research Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility (see other criteria)

AACR membership required.
No citizenship restriction.

AACR Career Development Awards for Immuno-Oncology Research
Amount of funding: $170K-$200K over 2 years
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Letter of intent/pre-application deadline:
Dec. via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Feb.via proposal central via proposal

Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy cancer; Cell and Gene Therapy Research for sarcoma must be tenure-track* or tenured faculty (the Board only permits our tenured and UTL faculty) The Wendy Walk/ACGT Sarcoma Research Grant
$500,000 distributed over 2-3 years
No citizenship requirement
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Institutional representative deadline (RPM) due to Holiday closure period:
Dec.

Sponsor deadline:
Jan.
American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS)

**check website on Nov 16th**
solid organ transplantion Assist. prof. with PI eligibility ASTS Faculty Development Grant $50K/yr x 2 yrs
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Institutional representative deadline (RPM) due to Holiday closure period:
Dec.

Sponsor deadline:
Jan.


American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS)

**check website on Nov 16th**
solid organ transplantion Faculty with PI eligibility*

(*established faculty-surgeons)
ASTS Mid-Level Faculty Grant
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
ASTS Collaborative Grant
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
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Institutional representative deadline (RPM): Dec. TBA*

(Sponsor deadline: Dec. 31) **due to Holiday closure period.
Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine Reproductive medicine Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant for Investigation Directed in an Attempt to Identify the Fertilized Egg with Reproductive Potential
$100K for 1 yr;
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Institutional representative deadline (RPM): Dec. TBA*

(Sponsor deadline: Dec. 31) **due to Holiday closure period.
Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine Reproductive medicine Research fellows (reproductive medicine)

Instructors

Assist. to assoc. prof. with PI eligibility

Young Investigators Achievement Grant $60K for 1 yr
Applicants must be in an accredited medical school in the United States.
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Dec.
(due to the holiday closure, you must submit your application to your RPM by Dec. )

(see also May 2)
Rheumatology Research Foundation Rheumatology; The purpose of this award is to provide funding to NIH R01 or VA RCS/ORD award applicants whose application was scored but not funded, and who are at risk of running out of research support. See the guidelines and eligibility for ACR and ARHP members Career Development Bridge Funding Award-R Bridge
up to $100,000 per year for 2 years
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Dec
(due to the holiday closure, you must submit your application to your RPM by Dec. )

(see also May 2)
Rheumatology Research Foundation Rheumatology;; The purpose of this award is to provide bridge funding for promising investigators as they are revising outstanding career development awards (i.e., NIH K08/K23 awards or VA CDA-2 awards). Through this
bridge funding award, the Foundation plans to support young faculty members
Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

See the guidelines and eligibility for ACR and ARHP members
Career Development Bridge Funding Award-K Bridge
$75K for 1 yr
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                     Proposals accepted on an ongoing basis  (arranged in order by sponsor)                             
Letters of intent accepted throughout the year A Kid’s Brain Tumor Cure

Pediatric Low Grade Astrocytoma Foundation (PLGA)
cancer; Pediatric Low Grade Astrocytoma Faculty with PI eligibility Brain Tumor Research Grants
Amount of funding: award funding is based on size, impact, and complexity of the project. Term: over 1, 2 or 3 year period
No citizenship restriction
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Letter of Intent due two weeks prior to these deadlines: TBA Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Neuroscience; Alzheimer's Disease; NIH NIA/NINDS-scored but not funded proposals: The ADDF is now considering financial assistance for relevant NIA and NINDS grant applications that were scored but not funded AND fall within the ADDF’s current funding priorities.
The ADDF will accept eligible applications on a rolling basis and will provide an expedited review, minimizing time and effort on the part of the investigator(s).
Faculty with PI eligibility NIH NIA/NINDS-scored but not funded proposals:
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Deadline: beginning of each month American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) Research Foundation Colon and rectal surgery; The purpose of the Competitive Enhancement Grant is to provide those proposals with the support necessary to address the questions raised by the reviewers and bring the proposal to a fundable range. Faculty with PI eligibility
Competitive Enhancement Grant (CEG)
Applicants must be members of ASCRS who submitted extramural grant funding of individual research proposals that have been already evaluated by a funding agency and have received a “high” but not fundable score.
Amount: Maximum of $50,000, but not more than 20% of the direct cost of the proposal to the extramural funding agency exclusive of the PI’s salary.
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Application Deadline: On-going Basis until Oct. 31st via proposal central CFF-Cystic Fibrosis Foundation In an effort to assure that all meritorious CF-related research is supported, CFF has developed the CFF/NIH-unfunded Award mechanism to provide funding. The objective of this award is to support excellent CF-related research projects that have been submitted to and approved by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), but cannot be supported by available NIH funds.
Applications must have been submitted as an R01/R21 and fall within the upper 40th percentile.
Faculty with PI eligibility NIH-Unfunded Award
CFF support ranges from $75,000 to $125,000 per year for up to two years. (Indirect costs are not allowed.)
No citizenship requirement.
Applications accepted anytime between Jan. and Oct. 31st.
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Preliminary proposal deadline: Requests will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Those investigators chosen to submit full proposals will be notified and provided with further instructions.
Dana Foundation Neuroscience; proposals for these "first in man" studies involving a few patients with devastating brain disease for which there currently is no effective treatment. Funded researchers set up "controlled clinical studies" in a small number of patients with a specific brain disease, based on promising animal studies suggesting that a specific therapy either treated the condition or prevented it from getting worse. Faculty with PI eligibility
Clinical Neuroscience Research Grant Program
$300,000 over 3 yrs.
Overview >>
How to apply >>


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research investigators who have completed work on a FAER-funded Mentored Research Training Grant within the past 2 years and who are in the process of revising and submitting an application for new independent research funding (R01/R21, VA Merit, AHRQ or equivalent.

he application for new independent funding should have received a priority score or percentile but have fallen just outsidee the funding threshold.
Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility
Transition to Independence Grant
$75,000 for 1 year
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Deadline: Letters of intent are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis and, if approved, researchers are invited to submit grant proposals for a March, July, or November deadline. Found Animals Foundation Funding for promising proposals in pursuit of non-surgical sterilization products or technologies for use in dogs and cats. The The foundation encourages scientists from any and all fields to compete for the Michelson Grants, including but not limited to researchers in disciplines such as biology, biotechnology,cell biology, endocrinology, gene silencing, immunology, materials science, nanotechnology, neuroscience, pharmacology, reproductive biology, theriogenology, and more. Faculty with PI eligibility
Michelson Grants in Reproductive Biology
Amount of funding: $250,000 USD per year for up to 3 years of funding.
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Michelson Prize in Reproductive Biology
The $25 million Michelson Prize will be offered to the first entity to provide Found Animals Foundation with a single dose, safe and effective non-surgical sterilant for male and female cats and dogs.
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Deadline: Research proposals may be submitted at any time. Following a review process that may take up to three months, awards will be made to successful applicants. International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation The IWMF Research Grant Program is pledged to promote and support research leading to improved understanding of the cause, diagnosis, treatment, and cure for the disease Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia Faculty with PI eligibility Grant
IWMF anticipates funding grants in the range of $50,000 to $100,000, depending on complexity and goals and on the funds available for research projects. However, grants in excess of $200,000 have been awarded for certain projects.
No citizenship restricition
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Deadline: Submit application 3-6 mos. prior to the meeting date to the Appropriate Therapeutic Area Program Director. JDRF-Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation juvenile diabetes Faculty with PI eligibility Conference Grants
No citienship requirement.
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Deadline: Applications are considered on a rolling basis via proposal central, with a response time as early as 30 days. Simons Foundation for Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Neuroscience; Autism; Innovative, high-risk/high-impact proposals are encouraged. Faculty with PI eligibility Explorer Award
Up to $70,000 for one year.
No citizenship requirement.
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Letters of intent accepted on a rolling basis via proposal central Simons Foundation
Mathematics and Physical Sciences
support high-risk projects of exceptional promise and scientific importance; mathematics, physical sciences Faculty with PI eligibility Targeted Grants in Mathematics and Physical Sciences
The amount of funding is flexible and based on the type of support requested in the proposal. The term is up to 5 years.
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Letters of intent accepted throughout the year. Solving Kids Cancer Neuroscience; pediatric cancer; The goals are to provide applicants an opportunity to propose novel agents for neuroblastoma, pediatric brain tumors and/or sarcomas clinical study that would be difficult to support through other funding mechanisms. Faculty with PI eligibility
Therapeutic Development Initiative (TDI)
Project Grant Awards $50K-$600K
No citizenship requirement.
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Concept papers accepted any time. Thrasher Research Fund Research focus: significant health problems that affect children in large numbers and offer the potential for practical solutions to these problems. Faculty with PI eligibility
E. W. "Al" Thrasher Award
No citizenship requirement.
Median award in 2012-16 was $320,000
(total) for up to 3 yrs.
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Applications accepted on a rolling basi Tobacco-related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) of California   Mid-career faculty with PI eligibility

Applicants must be15 years post completion of his/her terminal degree or 15 years post-completion of his/her medical residency at the start of the award.
Mackay California-Pacific Rim Tobacco Policy Scholar Award
$250K/yr x 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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