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Funding Forecaster

                                                

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Information for NIH Applicants and Recipients of NIH Funding. Includes "flexibilities" concerning submissions and management of awards, policies on salaries, funding opportunities specific to COVID-19, etc.

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The Funding Forecaster listings below are updated regularly and include internal (CHOP/Penn), federal, and foundation funding opportunities.  Please double-check with sponsor to see whether deadlines have been extended due to the corona virus.

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Due dates on the immediate horizon:

  • Carole Marcus Mid-Career Award to Promote Career Development and Mentoring in Pediatric Research Application due March 31 by 5 PM.  Deadline extended to April 7, 2020 by 5 PM
  • 2021 Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research Program. "Supports assistant professors of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of a cure for cancer." Contact Phyliss Quail at (215-590-1418) for a copy of the Preliminary Application Guidelines and eligibility information. Pre-application due April 9, 2020
  • 2021 Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences. "Provides funding to assistant professors of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. Contact Phyliss Quail at (215-590-1418) for a copy of the Preliminary Application Guidelines and eligibility information. Pre-application due April 9, 2020
  • 2021 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award "Provides research and drug development support to help bridge the gap between basic discovery and the clinical realm." Letter of intent (LOI) deadline extended to April 10, 2020
  • CHOP Foerderer Award "To allow on-going research to move into new and productive areas, or allow investigators to apply new research techniques toward novel investigations.Projects should be designed to result in preliminary data to support extramural funding applications. Appplication to Michael Campbell campbellm [at] chop.edu or 215-590-0664 due by 4 PM on April 23, 2020
  • CHOP Research Institute Bridge Funding Program "Provides up to 12 months of bridge funding for laboratory, translational and clinical research projects to enable the continuation of an essential level of activity such that a recently funded project may progress to renewed funding or replacement funding." Application due March 27, 2020  Deadline extended to Friday, May 1, 2020
  • Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations Award  "For innovative science by senior faculty in both basic and clinical neuroscience" Internal (PSOM) application due to Connie Weinstein clw [at] pennmedicine.upenn.edu by 9AM on May 11, 2020
  • 2020 ADDF-Harrington Scholar Award  "To develop drugs to prevent, treat and cure Alzheimer’s disease. Letter of intent (LOI) deadline extended to May 18, 2020 

A more extensive list dedicated to foundation grants appears in the next section below.

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Foundation Grants

  • NEW DUE DATES ADDED FOR APRIL AND MAY!   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 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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Federal funding announcements:   

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Department of Defense (DOD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)
  • DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research, Idea Award Innovative "Research may introduce a new paradigm, challenge existing paradigms, look at existing problems from new perspectives, or exhibit other highly creative qualities. Preliminary data are not required."  Pre-application due May 14, 2020
  • DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research, Impact Award   "To support research that demonstrates the potential to have a major impact in the near term on an area of paramount importance in cancer. The proposed study should demonstrate how the research will transform cancer research toward improved patient outcomes in at least one of the FY20 PRCRP Topic Areas. The research should make a significant shift toward clinical applicability in at least one of the FY20 PRCRP Topic Areas. Proposed projects may include translational or clinical research, including clinical trials."  Pre-application due May 14, 2020
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
  • Of note: U5D MCH Pediatric Research Network Program (PedsRN) "The purpose of this program is to establish and maintain an interdisciplinary, national, multi-site research platform for scientific collaboration and infrastructure building. The Research Network will provide national leadership for applied and translational practice-based pediatric research and interventions to advance the evidence base for pediatric practice." Application due April 23, 2020
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Cyclical pilot and limited application grants:

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