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Title Discipline(s) Funder Amount Deadline ^
Dissemination and Implementation of PCORI-Funded Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Results Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute *** NOTE: This opportunity refers to Cycle 1; Cycle 2 information will be available June 1. Funding and conditions may change. *** This limited PFA is designed to move evidence developed with PCORI research funding toward practical use in improving health care and health outcomes. While PCORI still encourages projects at the level of $350,000 and 2 years, the foundation will now accept applications requesting up to $1,000,000 in direct costs and 3 years with clear and adequate justification. June 21, 2018
Improving HCP Counseling of Patients on the Appropriate Selection and Use of OTC Analgesics Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Pfizer, Inc. This RFP aims to foster development of continuing medical education materials to improve the healthcare professional’s ability to counsel adult and adolescent patients on the appropriate selection and use of over-the-counter (OTC) analgesics, based on an evaluation of the patient’s profile, an understanding of the different mechanisms of action of analgesics, as well as their different efficacy and safety profiles. Individual projects requesting up to $80,000 will be considered. June 21, 2018
Visiting Scholars Program Social Sciences Russell Sage Foundation The Russell Sage Foundation's Visiting Scholars Program provides a unique opportunity for select scholars in the social, economic and behavioral sciences to pursue their research and writing while in residence at the Foundation’s New York headquarters. Scholars are provided with supplemental salary support of up to 50 percent of their academic year salary when unavailable from other sources (up to a maximum of $125,000 for the full academic year, or up to a maximum of $62,500 for a half year). June 28, 2018
Improving Methods for Conducting Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (Cycle 2 2018) Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute For the Cycle 2 2018 Methods PFA, PCORI has identified the following Research Areas of Interest (RAIs) as programmatic priorities: 1) Methods Related to Ethical and Human Subjects Protections (HSP) Issues in PCOR/CER; 2) Methods to Improve Study Design; 3) Methods to Support Data Research Networks; and 4) Methods to Improve the Use of Natural Language Processing. Direct grants of up to $750,000 for three years will be available. June 28, 2018
Broad PCORI Grants (Cycle 2 2018 - Addressing Disparities, Assessment of Options, Communication and Dissemination Research, and Improving Healthcare Systems) Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute The Broad PCORI Funding Announcements (PFAs) seek investigator-initiated applications for patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER) projects aligned with PCORI's priority areas for research. This PFA covers the following four priority areas: Addressing Disparities; Assessment of Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options; Communication and Dissemination Research; and Improving Healthcare Systems. June 28, 2018
IOIBD Operating Grants Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
International Organization for the Study of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Grants of a maximum of 200,000 Euros (~$248,000) for up to one year may be awarded; preferably two (2) Clinical and two (2) Basic Science Projects. Preference will be given to grants less than or equal to 50,000 Euros (~$62,000). June 30, 2018
Fibrolamellar Research Funding Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation The Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation (FCF) is accepting proposals to support innovative research, leading to curative treatments for this aggressive teen/young adult liver cancer. The research must focus on fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma. Past grants have been within the $100,000 - $600,000 threshold. July 1, 2018
SWOG Early Exploration and Development (SEED) Fund Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
The Hope Foundation The Hope Foundation offers grants on preliminary cancer research that will potentially translate to future clinical trials or translational medicine studies. The Foundation is interested in the following types of studies: pre-clinical data, secondary data analysis from clinical trials, pilot and feasibility studies (including early stage clinical trials), small, self-contained research projects, or development of research methodology/technology. Individual projects may be funded for up to $50,000. The Foundation has recurring grant deadlines on July 1st and December 1st each year.
RPB Individual and Institutional Grants Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
Research to Prevent Blindness Institutional grants include Unrestricted Grants of $115,000/year for 5 years and Challenge Grants of $75,000/year for up to 4 years. Career Development Awards of $300,000 over 4 years are available for junior faculty, and specific awards for age-related macular degeneration research, international collaborations, assistant professors, clinical research/clinical scientists, and researchers outside the ophthalmology department are also available. See individual grants for funding levels. Spring cycle deadlines are January 10. Fall cycle deadlines are July 1. If either date falls on a weekend or holiday, the next business day will be the deadline.
Supporting Excellence & Innovation in Anti-Doping Science Engineering and Technology,
Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Partnership for Clean Competition With an emphasis on original work that focuses on improving existing analytical methods for detecting particular drugs, developing new analytical methods to test for substances not currently detectable, and discovering cost-effective approaches for testing widely abused substances across all levels of sport, the PCC has awarded more than $18 million to support novel anti-doping scientific endeavors. There is no maximum amount for PCC funding; the average funding amount is $225,000. Pre-applications are due March 1, July 1, and November 1. Full applications are due 30 days after the pre-application deadline.
Mesothelioma Research Grants Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Meso Foundation The Meso Foundation offers grants of $50,000/year for up to two years. Eligible projects may relate to benchwork, translational or clinical research. Encouraged projects include, but are not limited to: 1. Strategies for early detection and prevention of mesothelioma; 2. Definition of targetable differences between normal and transformed mesothelium and development of novel strategies for treatment 3. Determination of clinical/molecular determinants for prognosis; and 4. Therapeutic intervention. July 1, 2018
PCC Fellowships Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
Partnership for Clean Competition The PCC Fellowship Program supports qualified scientists who have completed a PhD program and who demonstrate strong interest and potential for long-term contribution to the fields of anti-doping science. Laboratory Track fellows receive $60,000/year for two years plus $15,000 for institutional funding, and Research Track fellows receive $60,000/year for up to three years, along with $10,000 for supplies and $5,000 for travel. Preapplications are due March 1, July 1, and November 1. Full applications are due April 1, August 1, and December 1
PVA Research Grants and Fellowships Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
Paralyzed Veterans of America Research Foundation The Foundation provides one or two-year grants in four areas related to spinal cord injury or disease and rehabilitation. Grant areas include Basic Science, Clinical Applications, Design and Development, and Postdoctoral Fellowships. Funding ranges from $50,000-$75,000/year for 1-2 years. July 1, 2018
Edward J. Stemmler Medical Education Research Fund Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
National Board of Medical Examiners The goal of the Stemmler Fund is to provide support for research or development of innovative assessment approaches that will enhance the evaluation of those preparing to, or continuing to, practice medicine. Grants of up to $150,000 over one or two years are typically disbursed. July 1, 2018
Research and Training Scholarships Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
The American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Foundation The Scholarship Award is to be used in an academic Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the United States or Canada to provide research training and experience for a candidate of proven ability who exhibits significant talent, original thought and evidence of dedication to an academic career. The total annual funding for each scholar is $120,000 for up to 3 years. July 1, 2018
Familial RUNX1 Grant Program Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation The purpose of the grant is to fund research in strategies leading to the development of therapies to prevent the transition from pre-leukemia to leukemia for patients with FPD/AML. Projects should focus on leukemia caused by familial RUNX1 mutations rather than sporadic AML with somatic RUNX1 mutations. Grants of up to $250,000 over two years are available. July 2, 2018
Stand Up To Cancer T-Cell Lymphoma Dream Team Translational Research Grant Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
American Association for Cancer Research The Stand Up To Cancer T-Cell Lymphoma Dream Team Translational Research Grant will fund a translational cancer research project focused on T-cell lymphoma that will address critical problems in patient care, including prevention strategies for those at risk, and deliver near-term patient benefit through investigation by a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional, collaborative Dream Team of expert investigators. One grant of $8 million will be issued. July 2, 2018
Scientist Development and Investigator Awards Engineering and Technology,
Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
Rheumatology Research Foundation The Scientist Development Award supports individuals in the early stages of their career or those without significant prior research experience, and is designed to encourage innovative research ideas. The award provides up to $225,000 over 3 years. The Investigator Award encourages junior investigators to continue conducting innovative research that will be competitive for more significant funding while they establish themselves as independent investigators. The award provides up to $375,000 over 3 years. July 2, 2018
Helen Hay Whitney Research Fellowship Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
Helen Hay Whitney Foundation To attain its ultimate goal of increasing the number of imaginative, well-trained and dedicated medical scientists, the Foundation grants financial support of sufficient duration to help further the careers of young men and women engaged in biological or medical research. Grants of $171,000 disbursed over three years are available, with an additional research allowance of $1,500 per year. July 2, 2018
Lung Cancer Research Grants Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
Lung Cancer Research Foundation LCRF grants are awarded for projects focused on one or more of the following areas of lung cancer research: Basic science, Translational research, Clinical research, Supportive care, and Quality of care/outcomes. Awards provide up to $150,000 over two years. The LCRF grant must be the primary source of support for the project. Additional secondary funding (e.g., for core services support) is permitted. July 2, 2018
Scholars Awards Arts and Humanities,
Education,
Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Social Sciences
William T. Grant Foundation The William T. Grant Scholars Program supports career development for promising early-career researchers. The program funds five-year research and mentoring plans that significantly expand junior researchers’ expertise in new disciplines, methods, and content areas. This award includes a mentoring component, as well as an emphasis on community and collaboration. Each year, four to six Scholars are selected and each receives up to $350,000, distributed over five years. July 5, 2018
Turfgrass and Environmental Research Engineering and Technology,
Environment and Sustainability,
Natural and Physical Sciences
United States Golf Association The USGA will fund research projects up to $40,000 per year for 1-3 years (e.g., a 3-year total of $120,000) for turfgrass and environmental research. These grants are intended to provide seed money or partial funding. USGA project funding shall not be used for capital expenditures, construction costs or faculty salaries, but may be used for graduate student research support, graduate student tuition, technician salaries, and labor costs. July 6, 2018
ACT for FOP Grant Program Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Association The IFOPA offers the ACT (Accelerating Cures and Treatments) for FOP grant program to help enable the development of safe and transformative therapies for FOP. The research grant program provides, through a competitive application process, funding to scientists conducting research on fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP). Approximately $100,000 is available for funding in 2018, allowing for either multiple grants of $25,000 or more or a single grant of $100,000. July 6, 2018
The American Heart Association / Allen Initiative in Brain Health and Cognitive Impairment Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
American Heart Association The intent of the American Heart Association / Allen Brain Health and Cognitive Impairment award(s) is to fund large-scale integrated research that will identify novel, early, actionable, biological / mechanistic contributors to age-related cognitive impairment. The AHA and Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group, with additional funding contributors including the Oskar Fischer Project, will grant one or more competitive basic science research awards of up to $43 million over eight years. July 6, 2018
Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award Engineering and Technology,
Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation The annual program is designed to provide support for the next generation of exceptionally creative thinkers with "high-risk/high-reward" ideas that have the potential to significantly impact our understanding of and/or approaches to the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of cancer. Grants of up to $300,000 over two years will be awarded in support of novel, exceptionally creative research with the strong potential for high impact in the cancer field. July 6, 2018