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Funding Forecaster


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:


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. 

Department of Defense (DOD)


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