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The Corporate and Foundation Relations staff monitor nongovernmental funding agencies and maintain a database of current grant opportunities. This searchable database does not include all funders or all opportunities. It is limited to foundations and corporations that have invited Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) or Requests for Proposals (RFPs) in a specific discipline for submission by a specific deadline.

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Title Discipline(s) Funder Amount Deadline ^
Bridge to Success Award for Early Career Investigators Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
American Sleep Medicine Foundation The “Bridge to Success” awards are designed to provide ‘bridge’ funding to promising early-career sleep scientists who have applied for a career development award such as a K-award grant from the NIH, a Career Development Award from the VA, or an equivalent career development grant from another federal or non-federal entity. One-year grants of up to $100,000 are available. November 27, 2017
Bridge to Success for Mid-Career/Senior Investigators Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
American Sleep Medicine Foundation The Bridge to Success for Mid-Career/Senior Investigators Award is designed to assist established sleep investigators 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. A Bridge to Success Mid-Career/Senior Investigator Award will provide up to $100,000 in support for one year to help an investigator stay in the field of sleep and circadian research while reapplying for external funding. November 27, 2017
Social Inequality Research Grants Social Sciences Russell Sage Foundation Two-year grants of up to $150,000 will be awarded to qualified organizations to support research on the social, economic, political, and labor market consequences of rising economic inequalities in the United States. November 30, 2017
The Social, Economic, and Political Effects of the Affordable Care Act Social Sciences Russell Sage Foundation Awards are available for research assistance, data acquisition, data analysis, and investigator time for conducting research and writing up results supporting social science research into the social, economic, and political effects of the Affordable Care Act. Applications should limit budget requests to no more than a two-year period, with a maximum of $150,000 (including overhead) per project. Presidential Awards, with a maximum budget of $35,000 (no overhead allowed) are also available. November 30, 2017
Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships Arts and Humanities,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
Cornell University With the sponsorship of the Society for the Humanities, the Cornell University department of English and History of Art invite applications for two-year Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship positions beginning July 1, 2018. The fellowship offers a stipend of $50,000/year. November 30, 2017
Bayer Hemophilia Awards Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program Bayer Hemophilia Awards are designed to encourage hypothesis-driven research, where the investigator is attempting to prove or disprove a set of assumptions. Awards include Special Project Awards, the Outcomes Research Award, Early Career Investigator Award, Fellowship Project Award, and the Caregiver Award. Funding ranges from $25,000 to $100,000 per year for 1-2 years. See specific awards for details. November 30, 2017
Future of Work Research Grants Social Sciences Russell Sage Foundation The Russell Sage Foundation seeks investigator-initiated research proposals that will broaden our understanding of the role of changes in employer practices, the nature of the labor market and public policies on the employment, earnings, and the quality of jobs of workers, with a focus on proposals that address important questions about the interplay of market and non-market forces in shaping the wellbeing of workers, today and in the future. Grants of up to $150,000 over 2 years will be awarded. November 30, 2017
Behavioral Economics Research Grants Social Sciences Russell Sage Foundation The Russell Sage Foundation's program on Behavioral Economics supports innovative research that uses behavioral insights from psychology and other social sciences to examine and improve social and living conditions in the United States. We seek proposals that will broaden our understanding of the social, economic and political consequences of real-life behaviors and decisions that deviate from the neoclassical economic standards of rationality. Grants of $150,000 over two years are available. November 30, 2017
CART Fund Alzheimer's Grants Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Coins for Alzheimer's Research Trust (CART) The goal of the fund is to encourage exploratory and developmental AD research projects within the United States. This is accomplished by providing financial support for the early and conceptual plans of those projects that may not yet be supported by extensive preliminary data but have the potential to substantially advance biomedical research. Applications may encompass a project period of up to two years with a combined budget for direct cost up to $250,000. No indirect costs are allowed. December 1, 2017
Commonwealth Fund Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy Life Sciences, Health and Medicine Harvard University The Commonwealth Fund Mongan Fellowship in Minority Health Policy is designed to prepare physician-leaders who will, over time, improve the capacity of the health care system to promote policies and practices that improve minority, disadvantaged and vulnerable populations’ access to high quality care. Up to five one-year, degree-granting fellowships will be awarded per year, and each fellowship provides a $60,000 stipend. December 1, 2017
Mahindra Humanities Center Postdoctoral Fellowships Arts and Humanities Harvard University The Center welcomes applications from scholars in all fields whose work innovatively engages with migration and the humanities. For 2018-19 the Center is particularly interested in proposals that engage with migration, cultural memory, and the archive. Fellows will receive stipends of $65,000, individual medical insurance, moving assistance of $1,500, and additional research support of $2,500. December 1, 2017
Liver Disease Research Grants Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Research grants for liver disease researchers of all levels are available. Awards range from $20,000 to $300,000. Awards include the Pinnacle Research Award in Liver Disease; Clinical, Translational and Outcomes Research Awards; Bridge Awards; Pilot Research Awards; the Afdhal/McHutchison LIFER Award; the Autoimmune Liver Diseases Pilot Research Award; the Advanced/Transplant Hepatology Award; and the NP/PA Clinical Hepatology Fellowship for nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants. Candidates will be evaluated based upon their background, their commitment to a research career, the strength of their research project and the environment in which they will conduct this project.
Medical Education Research Training Fellowship Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
American Academy of Neurology The American Academy of Neurology Institute (AAN Institute), the education subsidiary of the American Academy of Neurology, is pleased to announce a one-year Medical Education Research Training Fellowship. The fellowship will consist of a commitment of $65,000 for one year. Up to $10,000 of the fellowship funds may be used for tuition to support formal education in education research methodology at the applicant’s institution or elsewhere. December 1, 2017
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellows Arts and Humanities Rice University Fellows receive a $55,000 salary, benefits eligibility, and an allowance for research and relocation to Houston. Primary obligations include active participation in all aspects of the Rice Seminar, developing or continuing individual or collaborative research projects, and giving a presentation to colleagues at Rice. Fellows will also design and teach (or co-teach) a semester-long course. Applicants from any humanistic discipline or interdiscipline are eligible to apply. December 1, 2017
Ovarian Cancer Research Grants Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research Each year, the Marsha Rivkin Center funds promising research for ovarian cancer. Each application is individually reviewed by a panel of nationally recognized experts for its scientific merit, novelty, and potential to impact the prevention, detection, treatment, and understanding of the disease. There are two streams of scientific funding: the Pilot Study Program, which provides one-year awards at $75,000 each, and Scientific Scholar Awards, which are two-year grants at $120,000 each. December 1, 2017
Clinical Scientist Development Awards Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Approximately 16 grants of up to $495,000 each over 3 years ($150,000 direct cost and $15,000 indirect costs per year) will be awarded to early career physician scientists (MD, MD/PhD, DO or foreign equivalent degree) at the Assistant Professor rank working at US degree granting institutions to support clinical research that will enable their transition to independent research funding. The award project period is July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021. DDCF expects to fund approximately 16 applications in 2018. December 1, 2017
AMS Centennial Fellowships Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
American Mathematical Society The AMS Centennial Research Fellowship Program makes awards annually to outstanding mathematicians to help further their careers in research. Preference will be given to candidates who have not had extensive fellowship support in the past. The stipend for the fellowship to be awarded for 2018-2019 is US $93,000 with an additional expense allowance of US $9,300. December 1, 2017
Wallace Stegner Fellowships Arts and Humanities Stanford University Unique among writing programs, Stanford offers ten two-year fellowships each year, five in fiction and five in poetry. All the fellows in each genre convene weekly in a 3-hour workshop with faculty. Fellows are regarded as working artists, intent upon practicing and perfecting their craft. The only requirements are workshop attendance and writing. Fellowships include a living stipend of $26,000 per year. In addition, fellows’ tuition and health insurance are paid for by the Creative Writing Program. December 1, 2017
C-DEBI Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Environment and Sustainability,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations C-DEBI provides support for graduate student and postdoctoral fellowships awarded on the basis of scientific excellence and the appropriateness of the subject matter to Center objectives. The goal of the fellowship program is to stimulate the advancement of deep biosphere research through the training of a new generation of innovative scientists. Postdoctoral awards are typically in the range of $50,000 per year for up to two years, plus $2,500/year for research and/or travel, and institutional overhead. December 1, 2017
Simons Pilot and Research Awards Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Simons Foundation These grants are intended to provide funding for investigators conducting bold, creative and rigorous research into the underlying biology, causes and treatment of autism spectrum disorders. Pilot Awards fund small-scale projects or early-stage experiments at a budget of up to $330,000, including indirect costs, for 2 years. Research Awards support compelling, high-impact research on an experimental hypothesis by experienced investigators, and provide up to $975,000, including indirect costs, for 3 years. December 1, 2017
Research and Program Evaluation Grants in Early Education Education,
Social Sciences
Brady Education Foundation Program Development Grants are available to test the feasibility of new programs for promoting positive cognitive and/or achievement outcomes for children (birth-18) from underserved groups and/or low-resourced communities. Existing Program Evaluation Grants are available to evaluate the effectiveness of such programs, with secondary goals of determining what works for whom, reasons for the effects, and cost-benefit analyses. Funding of up to $100,000/year for 1-3 years, depending on the grant type. Deadlines are April 1, August 1, and December 1.
MDA Venture Philanthropy Program Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Muscular Dystrophy Association MVP funds projects from proof-of-principle studies through phase 2 trials. Projects funded by MVP are milestone-driven projects. The award period will be, on average, two years or less, but follow-on investment may be negotiated if all milestones are met. The following ranges are guidelines for the value of investment that MVP may put into projects at each stage: Research and Development (up to $300,000); Preclinical (up to $500,000); Early Clinical (Phase 1/2) (up to $1 million). Letters of Intent are accepted year-round, with deadlines of March 1, June 1, Sept. 1, and Dec. 1.
Pediatric Research Grants Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences
Gerber Foundation The Foundation is particularly interested in fresh approaches to solving common, everyday problems or emerging issues. Projects should focus on issues faced by care providers that, when implemented, will improve the health, nutrition and/or developmental outcomes for infants and young children. The board is particularly looking for practical solutions that can be easily and rapidly implemented on a broad scale with a predictable time frame to clinical application. Grants of up to $350,000 will be awarded. December 1, 2017
Early-Career Scientific Research Grants Engineering and Technology,
Life Sciences, Health and Medicine,
Natural and Physical Sciences,
Young Career Faculty/Researchers
National Blood Foundation NBF will award grants for investigator-initiated original research focused on any aspect of blood banking, transfusion medicine, cellular therapies, or patient blood management. Research areas include immunology, hematology, immunohematology, infectious diseases, cellular diseases, and patient blood management. Grants will support one- or two-year research projects with a maximum award of $75,000. December 1, 2017
Theatre Grants Arts and Humanities Shubert Foundation Not-for-profit, professional theatres in the United States are the primary recipients of Shubert Foundation general operating support grants. Theatres are evaluated individually and with appropriate allowance for size and resources. The standard for awarding these grants is based on an assessment of each organization's operation and its contribution to the field. Recent grants have ranged from $10,000 to $320,000. December 1, 2017