The Funding Forecaster listings below are updated regularly and include internal (CHOP/Penn), federal, foundation, and occasional industry funding opportunities.
NIH COVID-19 Funding
- NIH COVID-19 related information for funding applicants and recipients - Updated weekly by NIH
- Comprehensive table with active and expired NIH COVID 19-specific funding opportunities
ADDITIONAL COVID-19 Funding and Support
- COVID-19 related funding opportunities updated daily by InfoGlobal. - Various due dates
- Pre-Award Research Administration have compiled this extensive list of COVID-19 Research Funding Opportunities, most with rolling due dates.
FEDERAL FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENTS
Translational Research in Maternal and Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics
- R01 and R21 funding "to improve drug safety and efficacy for maternal and pediatric precision therapeutics."
- Various due dates, earliest LOI due October 10, 2020
Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) program
- See two Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement links below:
- "to create cultures of inclusive excellence at NIH-funded institutions by implementing a set of well-integrated, evidence-based strategies and evaluating their impact on prespecified metrics of institutional culture, inclusion, and diversity."
- Estimated due date Monday, November 9, 2020
- "to enhance our fundamental understanding of interoception with a specific focus on dissecting and determining the function of neural circuits that connect peripheral organs/tissues with the central nervous system (CNS) via peripheral ganglia."
- LOI due November 18, 2020
- "to create a strong network of healthcare professionals who possess the skills and knowledge to address the complexities of pediatric and reproductive environmental health."
- LOI due December 15, 2020
- "to understand the contribution of specific elements of maternal molecular and cellular factors that can control and effect the development of the fetal immune system."
- Earliest submission date: March 7, 2021
- to solicit "applications for centers to support transdisciplinary teams of clinical and mental health services researchers, behavioral scientists, social scientists, health information and communications technologists, health systems engineers, decision scientists, and mental health stakeholders"
- Various due dates, earliest LOI due April 17, 2021
- "to broaden the implementation of systemic strategies that promote equity for STEM faculty in academic workplaces and the academic profession."
- Earliest LOI due: November 3, 2020
- to support "research on the ecological, evolutionary, and social drivers that influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases."
- Application due November 18, 2020
- to "support collaborative activities that will advance the understanding of nervous system structure and function, mechanisms underlying nervous system disorders, and computational strategies used by the nervous system."
- Application due December 10, 2020
- to support "genomic research that addresses the mechanistic basis of complex traits in diverse organisms"
- Full proposal accepted anytime
- "to provide scientific analysis of important aspects of the biomedical research enterprise and efforts to foster a diverse, innovative, productive and efficient scientific workforce, from which future scientific leaders will emerge."
- Application due February 9, 2021
- "to fund highly innovative proposals that employ brain-based measurements in order to advance our understanding of the neural systems that mediate cognitive processes."
- Application due February 11, 2021
- "to fund studies that address high-priority methodological gaps in patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) and comparative clinical effectiveness research (CER)."
- Opens January 5, 2021, LOI due February 2, 2021
If you submitted a PCORI LOI during the fall application cycle, check here for application due dates.
- Three mechanisms with LOIs due November 12, 2020
- Key mechanism elements posted here
If you submitted a DoD LOI during the FY20 application cycle, check here for application due dates.
UPCOMING FOUNDATION GRANT DEADLINES OF NOTE
- Several grant mechanisms, depending on career stage, from early-career to established investigators.
- Applications due as early as October 21, 2020
- "seeking proposals which identify, reduce and eliminate pre- and post-heart transplant risk factors that affect long-term outcomes of children born with cCHD, in particular, those with single ventricle heart defects and surgical palliation."
- Funding amounts up to $300,000.
- Application due October 23, 2020
- "provides $100,000 per year for three years (totaling $300,000) to early-career faculty (i.e., investigator, instructor, research associate or equivalent) working toward an independent career in digestive disease research."
- Application due November 9, 2020
- "to enable the advancement of candidate drugs into human clinical trials for the treatment of repeated mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI)."
- Application due November 10, 2020
Additional Foundation Funding Resources
Rolling list of foundation funding applications - New due dates added for October and November!
Connect with successful colleagues to gain insight on a particular foundation.
Find a list of foundation grants previously awarded to CHOP PIs.
CYCLICAL PILOT AND LIMITED APPLICATION GRANTS:
- List of all recurring opportunities, with month typically due
- Limited number accepted from invited institutions, with month typically due
FUNDING SEARCH TOOLS:
- All Federal Agencies (grants.gov)
- Customize your search and receive individual email alerts from the NIH, and from several foundations
- Find and filter NIH funding to identify the right opportunity for you.
- See this week's NIH Weekly Funding Notices and Announcements or get on the list to receive it to your inbox.
- 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
LOOKING FOR MORE?
- CHOP Research Institute posts relevant grant funding announcements on their @CHOP page.
- PolicyLab funds a variety of innovative research projects through a pilot grant program with the Center for Pediatric Clinical Effectiveness.
- The Center for Childhood Cancer Research sends a weekly funding announcement e-mail.
- See the latest version here.
- Contact johnstondm [at] email.chop.edu (subject: Add%20-%20CCCR%20Funding%20E-Mail%20, body: Hello%20Danika%2C%0A%0APlease%20add%20me%20to%20the%20CCCR%20Funding%20Distribution%20List.%20%0A%0AMy%20preferred%20e-mail%20address%20is%3A%20%5BINSERT%20ADDRESS%20HERE%5D%0A%0AThank%20you%2C%0A) (Danika Makowski) to be added to their listserv.
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- Selecting and navigating the tracks (Dept of Peds site)
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- Timelines for reappointment and promotion reviews
- Criteria and benchmarks for promotion
- Documentation required for reappointment and promotion packages
Regardless of where they are posted, promotion standards for the 4 PSOM tracks are the same throughout CHOP and Penn Medicine.