Internal (CHOP/Penn), federal, and foundation funding opportunities are listed below. They are also distributed monthly to faculty via email.
Special opportunities on the immediate horizon:
- Gene Therapy for Hemophilia A or B - Pfizer Hemophilia ASPIRE 2019 for basic science of gene therapy for hemophilia, for basic science of TFPI & Anti-TFPI monoclonal antibodies, and for patients with MILD hemophilia A or B. Application due August 31, 2019.
- Blood Cancer Discoveries Program-The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research to encourage basic research, technological innovation, and informatics pipeline development that can lead to an understanding of blood cancer disease mechanisms, the development of improved methods for detecting and monitoring cancer progression, and the identification of novel therapeutic targets." Letter of Intent (LOI) due 3 PM on Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Upcoming Research Institute Pilot Grants:
- Pilot Grant for Junior Faculty to give assistant professors on the Tenure or Clinician Educator tracks, within the first four years of appointment, additional mentoring and research opportunities. The mentoring PI is required to have a strong track record of mentoring trainees and/or junior faculty to independent research careers. Letter of Intent (LOI), along with NIH biosketches for the junior faculty PI and the established PI mentor, to denight [at] email.chop.edu (Robert DeNight), Assistant Director, Research Business Operations by Monday, September 30, 2019.
- K-Readiness Pilot Grant for Senior Fellows and Instructors to provide salary support for staff who can assist with the fellows' or instructors' research objectives. Letter of Intent (LOI) and CV to denight [at] email.chop.edu (Robert DeNight), Assistant Director, Research Business Operations by Monday, September 30, 2019.
For further information about pilot grants above, contact Davidsonbl [at] email.chop.edu (Beverly Davidson, PhD); brodeur [at] email.chop.edu (Garrett Brodeur, MD); or eisenlohrl [at] email.chop.edu (Ike Eisenlohr, VMD, PhD).
(Mostly) foundations, associations, and professional societies, posted by month application due HERE (Loads of new August, September, and October opportunities!)
Grants with recurring and rolling deadlines:
- Summary of Internal CHOP/Penn Pilot Grants (by month typically due)
- Summary of Limited Application Grants (Limited number accepted from invited institutions)
Federal funding announcements:
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Generally, letters of intent (LOIs) are due a month after release dates and applications are due two months after release dates.
- NIH Weekly Funding Announcements
- Recent NIH requests for applications (RFAs)
- Recent NIH parent announcements (PAs and PARs)
- Rolling Calendar of NIH Monthly Due Dates: Looking Ahead 12 Months
Department of Defense (DOD)
Funding search tools:
- All Federal Agencies (grants.gov)
- Customize your NIH search, and receive regular email alerts
- NIH Matchmaker can be used for keyword searches of a topic area to identify NIH Institutes or Centers (ICs) that have previously funded research in that area.
- NIH search by key word for "Unsolicited or investigator-initiated" Parent Announcements
- NSF Funding Search
- Proposal central/foundation grant opportunities
The Perelman School of Medicine Academic Tracks
- Selecting and navigating the tracks (Dept of Peds site)
- Faculty experts describe the tracks (Perelman School of Medicine site)
- Timelines for reappointment and promotion reviews
- Criteria and benchmarks for promotion
- Documentation required for reappointment and promotion packages
Promotion standards for the 4 PSOM tracks are the same throughout CHOP and Penn Medicine.