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:
Rita Allen Foundation Award. supports young leaders in basic biomedical research in the fields of cancer, neuroscience and immunology. The University has been invited to submit one nomination. Proposal due to Connie Weinstein at clw@pennmedicine [at] upenn.edu by 9:00 AM, Friday, Aug. 2, 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
(Mostly) foundations, associations, and professional societies, posted by month application due HERE (Loads of new July and August 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
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 tracks are always set by the PSOM, regardless of where they are posted.