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Funding Forecaster

                                                

 

The Funding Forecaster listings below are updated regularly and include internal (CHOP/Penn), federal, and foundation funding opportunities. 

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COVID-19 RELATED FUNDING

   NIH COVID-19 Funding

   OTHER COVID-19 Funding and Support

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FEDERAL FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENTS:   

      National Institutes of Health (NIH)   (See above for NIH funding relating to COVID-19)

      New Mechanisms of Note: 

  • NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program supports early stage investigators of exceptional creativity who propose highly innovative research projects with the potential to produce a major impact on broad, important areas relevant to the mission of NIH. Application due Friday, August 21, 2020
  • NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Program supports individual scientists of exceptional creativity who propose highly innovative research projects with the potential to produce a major impact on broad, important areas relevant to the mission of NIH. Application due Friday, September 11, 2020

      Additional NIH announcements:

      National Science Foundation (NSF)

      Department of Defense (DOD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)

      Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

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UPCOMING FOUNDATION GRANT DEADLINES

Beckman Young Investigator Award in Life Sciences and Chemical Sciences  "For the most promising young faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers in the chemical and life sciences, particularly to foster the invention of methods, instruments and materials that will open up new avenues of research." Letter of Intent (LOI) due Monday, August 3, 2020

Limited Application Due Dates 

The University has been invited to submit a limited number of applications for the following two awards. The Perelman School of Medicine (PSOM) will select candidates from the School to put forward at the University level. The University Provost's Office will then select the final candidates for both awards. PSOM faculty, including those based at CHOP, should submit materials to Connie Weinstein at clw [at] pennmedicine.upenn.edu (due dates below)

  • Searle Scholars Award for early assistant professors "pursuing independent research programs in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience,  pharmacology, and related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences.". Limited application. Appplicatnts must include letter of nomination from department chair.  Submit materials to Connie Weinstein at clw [at] pennmedicine.upenn.edu by 9:00 am on Monday, July 13, 2020
  • Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Award Program for early stage investigators, generally in the first three years of a tenure track appoinment, "supports basic biomedical research in the fields of cancer, neuroscience and immunology." Appplicatnts must include letter of nomination from department chair.  Submit materials to Connie Weinstein at clw [at] pennmedicine.upenn.edu by 9:00 am on Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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Additional Foundation Due Dates

  • NEW DUE DATES ADDED FOR JULY and AUGUST!   Upcoming due dates for foundation funding applications (RFAs) HERE
  • Foundation funding opportunities for the entire year, by month typically due HERE
  • List of foundation grants previously awarded to CHOP PIs HERE  (Successful colleagues on this list may be able to provide you with insight on a particular foundation.)

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CYLICAL PILOT AND LIMITED APPLICATION GRANTS:

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