Funding Opportunities Calendar

April 2021
Due date/for what document
Sponsor with information Purpose
01-Apr-2021 (Receipt) American Cancer Society (ACS)
 

01-Apr-2021 [LOI]

Small Grant Award - American SIDS Institute

"The American SIDS Institute invites qualified investigators to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) for a research grant related to sudden unexpected infant death (SUID). Awards are for a maximum of $70,000."
01-Apr-2021 (Nomination)

Breakthrough Prize

"Honors transformative advances toward understanding living systems and extending human life." Note: The intent of this award is to honor scientific achievements rather than to support a proposed research project. Prize amount is $3 million. 

Paused Muscular Dystropy Association (MDA) Clinical Research Grant "To support observational studies such as natural history, biomarker, and outcome measure studies. Clinical trials of compounds already on the market performed at academic medical centers may also be considered."
1-Apr-2021 (Receipt)

Peter Geistlich Research Award - Osteo Science Foundation

"Grants from Osteo Science Foundation are intended for research proposals submitted by innovative researchers and clinicians who want to address questions in the field of hard and soft tissue regeneration in Oral and CranioMaxillofacial Surgery."
1-Apr-2021 (Receipt)

Medical Research Grant - Progeria Research Foundation

"The Progeria Research Foundation (PRF) is a driving force worldwide in finding treatments and the cure for Progeria and its aging-related disorders, including heart disease."
9-Apr-2021 (Receipt)

FY21 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program (ALSRP)

9-Apr-2021 [LOI/Pre-App] Prostate Cancer Foundation / Pfizer PCF-Pfizer Health Equity Challenge Awards
Paused Marfan Foundation

Marfan Clilnical Research Program "For clinical research studies focusing outside of the cardiovascular arena. Proposals can be retrospective or prospective and may utilize data obtained through registries/databases, observational studies, and surveys."

Marfan Faculty Grant Program"Supports two-year grants for basic or clinical research for all disciplines in Marfan syndrome, Ehlers Danlos syndrome, Loeys Dietz syndrome and other related disorders."

Paused Lupus Research Alliance -- Distinguished Innovator Award "Provides outstanding scientists with substantial support to conduct highly innovative research into the fundamental causes of systemic lupus erythematosus."

 

Contact Phyliss Quail quail [at] email.chop.edu regarding pre-applicaiton

 

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 quail [at] email.chop.edu regarding pre-applicaiton

 

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."
12-Apr-2021 (Receipt) Prostate Cancer Foundation

Prostate Cancer Foundation 2021 Young Investigator Awards
"We especially encourage young investigators working on prostate cancer health disparities to apply."

15-Apr-2021 (Receipt) Angelman Syndrome Foundation Research Program "To pilot projects to test new ideas about pathogenesis and therapeutics of Angelman syndrome, translational research and clinical research studies."
15-Apr-2021 [LOI]

The Children's Heart Foundation

"Funds life-saving, life-changing congenital heart defect (CHD) research in clinical cardiology, translational research, population science, and advancement, prevention, detection of surgical and interventional techniques in many areas." See link to left for list of areas.

15-Apr-2021 [LOI] Whitehall Foundation  "Assists those dynamic areas of basic biological research that are not heavily supported by federal agencies or other foundations with specialized missions. The Foundation is currently focusing on Invertebrate and vertebrate (excluding clinical) neurobiology, specifically investigations of neural mechanisms involved in sensory, motor, and other complex functions of the whole organism as these relate to behavior."
Paused American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) Clinical Research Grant "to promote excellence in clinical research for the benefit of persons with cerebral palsy and other childhood-onset diseases."
16-Apr-2021 (Receipt) Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation: Alzheimer's Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials "To increase the number of innovative pharmacologic interventions tested in clinical studies for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias."
17-Apr-2021 (Receipt)

Basic Research Grants - Hereditary Disease Foundation

"The Basic Research Grants Program supports projects contributing to identifying and understanding the fundamental defects in Huntington’s disease."
Paused Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation: Harrington Scholar Program "Seeks to accelerate translation of innovative research with potential to prevent, treat, or cure Alzheimer's disease." 
Pending annoucement as of 2/3/2021 Cystinosis Research Foundation Grant "To support bench, clinical and translational cystinosis research to find better treatments and a cure for cystinosis."
21-Apr-2021 [LOI/Pre-App]

Promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Parkinson’s Disease Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation seeks applications with the potential to increase knowledge about Parkinson’s disease in populations that have been excluded from or underrepresented in research.
26-Apr-2021 (Receipt)

Technological Innovations In Neuroscience Awards - McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience

"The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience supports innovative research designed to bring science closer to the day when diseases of the brain can be accurately diagnosed, prevented, and treated."
30-Apr-2021 (Receipt) International Anesthesiology Research Society (IARS) Mentored Research Award To support "any area of investigation (clinical, translational, basic science), but must have ultimate relevance to the broad practice of anesthesiology and its subspecialties."

30-Apr-2021 (Receipt)

Morton Cure Paralysis Fund Grant "Committed to developing effective therapies (cures) for paralysis associated with spinal cord injury and other disorders of the central nervous system."

30-Apr-2021 (Receipt)

Pardee Foundation "Encourages grant applications for a one-year period which will allow the establishment of capabilities of new cancer researchers, or new cancer approaches by established investigators."
30-Apr-2021 [LOI/Pre-App]

Lung Cancer Research Foundation

Pilot Grant Program

AstraZeneca Grant Program

May 2021
Due date / for what 
Sponsor with information
Purpose
1-May-2021 (Receipt) American Society of Hematology (ASH) Bridge Grant "For ASH members who applied for an NIH R01 grant or equivalent and were scored but not funded. Grants are intended to help sustain recipients' research and contribute to their retention in hematology investigation while they reapply."
3-May-2021 (LOI) American Society of Hematology (ASH) Junior Faculty Scholar Award "To provide partial salary or other support during that critical transition period required for completion of training and achievement of status as an independent investigator."
Paused The Lupus Research Alliance Global Team Science Award  "To support interdisciplinary, collaborative, and highly synergistic projects that push the boundaries of innovation and bridge research and clinical efforts in lupus."
Typically early May / Internal application to Phyllis Quail quail [at] email.chop.edu  WW Smith Charitable Trust Award for Heart, Cancer and AIDS Research. Only one application in each area (heart, cancer, or AIDS) accepted from an institution
3-May-2021 Rheumatology Research Foundation Amgen Fellowship Training Award
Fellowship Training Award - Workforce Expansion
Clinician Scholar Educator Award
Health Professional Online Education Grant
Lawren H. Daltroy Preceptorship in Health Communication
Medical & Graduate Student Preceptorship
Resident Research Preceptorship
05-May-2021 [LOI/Pre-App] Crohn's and Colitis Foundation

Career Development Award

Research Fellowship Awards

07-May-2021 (Receipt)

LCRF Research Grant on Disparities in Lung Cancer

These awards provide a maximum of $150,000 over a period of two years to investigators of any career level. For complete details, eligibility criteria, and application instructions, please refer to the request for proposals.
10-May-2021 (Receipt) North American Spine Society Research Grants NASS research grants provide funding for promising research projects by qualified investigators in the field of spine. Research grants should focus on basic science, clinical or translational research. Basic research may focus on projects that further our understanding of the mechanisms of disease and developing novel models for prevention and/ or treatment. Clinical research may focus on projects that investigate the epidemiology, prevention, and or treatment of spine disease. Translational research may focus on projects that move findings from the ‘bench to bedside’
Internal (PSOM) application due to Connie Weinstein at Penn clw [at] pennmedicine.upenn.edu Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations Award "For innovative science by senior faculty in both basic and clinical neuroscience" Letter of nomination from Department Chair or Division Chief required.
15-May-2021 [Concept paper] Gerber Foundation  "For projects that improve the nutrition, care and development of infants and young children from the first year before birth to three years of age."
17-May-2021 (Receipt) Pfizer Competitive Grant Program Pre-clinical & Translational Research in Multiple Myeloma

Only pre-clinical projects with a focus on these areas of interest will be considered for Pfizer support at this time:

• Correlation between soluble B-cell Maturation Antigen (sBCMA) at baseline with FLC, M-spike, deepness of overall response, MRDnegativity, and response to prior therapy

• Understanding the kinetics of sBCMA vs long-term responses (e.g., DoR, PFS, OS)

• Mechanisms of resistance (e.g., role of sBCMA in resistance/relapse; downregulation of membrane bound BCMA; T-cell exhaustion) • Correlation between Soluble BCMA and BCMA expression on myeloma cells

• Impact of prior treatment with BCMA-targeting agents on BCMA expression and sBCMA levels

• Mechanistic understanding of the impact of anti-myeloma agents (e.g., IMiDs, anti-CD38, proteasome inhibitors, dexamethasone) on elranatamab-mediated T-cell activation and anti-myeloma activity

• Exploring in-vitro or in-vivo novel combinations with elranatamab (PF06863135)

Internal CHOP deadline will be different than what's posted / Preliminary application to Phyllis Quail quail [at] email.chop.edu Mallinckrodt's Grant Program (link to external site. Note internal deadline to left) "For basic research faculty within 1st to 4th year of appointment."
Paused One Mind/Janssen Rising Star Award  "For translational research on neuropsychiatric disorders" 
28-May-2021 [LOI/Pre-App] Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation: Alzheimer's Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials "To increase the number of innovative pharmacologic interventions tested in clinical studies for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias."
31-May-2021 (Receipt)

AACR CLINICAL ONCOLOGY RESEARCH (CORE) TRAINING FELLOWSHIPS

The AACR Clinical Oncology Research (CORE) Training Fellowships Program is designed to provide an effective industry-academic clinical practicum with a unique training opportunity to develop academic clinicians in drug development. Each fellowship provides $100,000 over one year for the fellow to work on site at the facility of one of AACR’s pharmaceutical industry partners. 
June 2021
  Due date / for 
Sponsor with more information at link
              Purpose
1-June-2021 (Application) Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance  The Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) is pleased to renew the request for proposals for a one-year Award for Innovative Mindset (AIM). AIM supports innovative, high-impact research that will foster new directions, bring new perspectives to the field and address neglected issues in Friedreich’s ataxia (FA) research.
1-June-2021 (LOI) Rheumatology Research Foundation Innovative Research Award
Investigator Award
Scientist Development Award
Innovative Research Award for Community Practitioners
1-June-2021 (Application) Rheumatology Research Foundation

Career Development Bridge Funding Award: K Bridge 

Career Development Bridge Funding Award: R Bridge 

1-June-2021 (Application) When Everyone Survives -- Research Grant (WES Leukemia Research Foundation)

"to solicit innovative research in leukemia"

1-June-2021 (Application) Cure Starts Now Foundation The Cure Starts Now annually awards research grants to institutions and medical professionals whose research focuses on cancers that present the greatest opportunities for a homerun cancer cure.
1-June-2021 (Application) Pfizer Pharmaceuticals

Competitive Grant Program: Growth Hormone Research

Pfizer Global Medical Grants (GMG) issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) for research projects that will advance the medical knowledge of short stature. Individual projects requesting up to $100,000 will be considered.

Competitive Grant Program: Acromegaly

Pfizer Global Medical Grants (GMG) is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) for research involving Growth Hormone Excess. Individual projects requesting up to $100,000 will be considered.

 04-Jun-2021 (Application) International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Association The IFOPA offers the ACT (Accelerating Cures and Treatments) for FOP grant program to help enable the research and development of safe and transformative therapies for fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP). 
07-Jun-2021 (Application) American Academy of Sleep Medicine Foundation

Bridge to Success Award for Early Career Investigators

The Bridge to Success for Early Career Investigators awards are designed to provide ‘bridge’ funding to promising early-career sleep scientists who have applied for a career development award such as a K-award grant from the NIH, a Career Development Award from the VA, or an equivalent career development grant from another federal or non-federal entity. The Bridge to Success Award for Early Career Investigators provides funds for one year and can be for up to $100,000 per award.

15-June-2021 [LOI/Pre-App] American College of Radiology (ACR) "to support untested, uncommon and distinctive ideas and activities that lead to groundbreaking efforts that align with and support the goals and objectives of the ACR Strategic Plan."
15-June-2021 [LOI/Pre-App] Research to Prevent Blindness

Career Development Awards

 

The RPB Career Development Award (CDA) helps RPB-supported ophthalmology Chairs recruit promising young researchers to ophthalmology and support junior faculty who have demonstrated their potential for independent research. The $350,000 grant is payable for up to four (4) years.

15-June-2021 (Application) American Surgical Association (ASA) Fellowship Research Award "to support and encourage gifted young surgeons who choose careers in investigation and academic surgery"
18-Jun-2021 (Application) Alex's Lemonade Stand ‘A’ Award Grant
The purpose of the ‘A’ Award Grant is to advance ALSF’s mission to find cures and better treatments for childhood cancers by providing support to early career scientists who want to establish a career in pediatric oncology research.
30-June-2021 (Application) American Society for Dermatological Surgery Cutting Edge Research Grant "to stimulate research relevant to dermatologic surgery and/or cutaneous oncology"    .

 

July

July 2020 due dates follow. July 2021 due dates will be added as they become available.

Due date/for Sponsor with information Purpose
01-July-2021 [LOI/Pre-App] Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA)

Pharmacodynamic Biomarker Development

Award for Innovative Mindset (AIM)

July 1, 2020 / Application Daymon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Innovation Award "for early career researchers who have an innovative new idea but lack sufficient preliminary data to obtain traditional funding. The research must be novel, exceptionally creative and, if successful, have the strong potential for high impact in the cancer field." Note: "Institutional nominations are not required, and there is no limit to the number of applications that can be received from a particular institution."
Application typically due July 1. Postponed in 2020 due to COVID19. Histiocytosis Association "for studies into the causes, mechanisms, and improved means of treatment for histiocytic disorders."
July 1, 2020 / Application Paralyzed Veterans of America Research Grant for projects "grounded in basic laboratory science and the education of scientists working on breakthroughs directed toward a cure for paralysis or the secondary medical conditions, and technologies associated with spinal cord injury or disease (SCI/D)"
02-July-2021 (Application)

North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society

NANETS Basic/Translational Science Investigator (BTSI)

NANETS Clinical Investigator Scholarship (NCIS)

NANETS Theranostics Investigator Grant (NTIG)

July 10, 2020 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation - Core Funding Programs  Drug Development RFP
Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT) RFP
Neuroimaging and CSF Biomarker Development RFP
Prevention Beyond the Pipeline RFP
July 10, 2020 St. Baldrick’s Foundation Infrastructure Grant NEW 2020: For the 2020 Fall cycle St. Baldrick’s will only be accepting Infrastructure LOIs/Applications requesting support for Clinical Research Associate positions.These grants are not for a specific research project,
July 13, 2020 / Application Pfizer and Crohn's & Colitis Foundation -- Addressing Health Disparities in Inflammatory Bowel Disease "To support quality/process improvement projects and/or educational interventions into multi-disciplinary health services approaches for the improved management of health maintenance and vaccine administration in IBD patients who are part of a medically underserved population."
Typically due July 15 but suspended for 2020 American Diabetes Association Core Research Program Funding Opportunities "for research with novel and innovative hypotheses in any area relevant to the etiology or pathophysiology of diabetes and its complications that hold significant promise for advancing the prevention, cure or treatment of diabetes. Basic, clinical, translational and epidemiological or health services research approaches are encouraged.
Typically due July 15  but due to COVID 19, LOIs for accepted on a rolling basis until September 1, 2020 Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) "The General Research Grant is open to qualified investigators proposing projects that fall within FARA Research Priorities as listed on FARA site."
July 15, 2020 / Application Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) FoundationResearch Support Grant "To further the development of scientific investigators who are committed to problems related to oral and maxillofacial surgery"
July 15, 2020 / Application Pfizer Global Health Care Program -- Growth Hormone Research  
July 29, 2020 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Bright Focus - Macular Degeneration Research Grants "For pioneering research leading to greater understanding, prevention, and treatment of age-related macular degeneration"
July 30, 2020 / Application Pfizer Global Health Care Competitive Grant Program -- Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Research in Hemophilia  
July 31, 2020 /Applicaton Pfizer Global Health Care Competitive Grant Program -- Long-Acting Growth Hormone Research Specific areas of interest listed at Pfizer link
July 31, 2020 / Application Society of Critical Care Medicine(SCCM) Research Grants  Several grant mechanisms available. See SCCM site for details
August
August 2020 due dates.  August 2021 due dates will be added as they become available.
Typically August deadline. Summer deadline TBA American Lung Association Innovation Award

For highly promising investigators with stellar track records of accomplishment, who have the potential to advance the field of lung disease science.

2-Aug-2021 Rheumatology Research Foundation Abstract Awards
Career Development Bridge Funding Award: K Supplement
August 3, 2020 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Beckman Young Investigator Award in Life Sciences and Chemical Sciences

"For the most promising young faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers in the chemical and life sciences,particularly to foster the invention of methods,

instruments and materials that will open up new avenues of research."

August 4, 2020 / William T Grant Foundation Research Grant on Improving the Use of Research Evidence "For studies about how to improve the use of research evidence in ways that benefit youth."
August 4, 2020 / William T Grant Foundation  Research Grant on Reducing Inequality "To build, test, and increase understanding of responses to inequality in youth outcomes."
August 14, 2020 / Application American Hearing Research Foundation Awards

"AHRF awards grants related to hearing and balance disorders related to the inner ear, sudden

hearing loss, and Meniere’s disease."

August 15, 2020 / Application American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons(ASCRS) Research in Robotic Surgical Technology

"The Research in Robotic Surgical Technology Grant provides an investigator the opportunity to

pursue research interest, specifically germane to robotic surgical technology in the field of colon and rectal surgery."

August 15, 2020 /Letter of Intent (LOI)

Obesity Society Grants Program "To promote, reward, and encourage research in the field of obesity."
August 19, 2020 / Pre-application American Academy of Neurology Clinician Scientist Development Award in Multiple Sclerosis

To support 3 years of research training in an environment where talented young clinicians address problems

in MS with the most current scientific tools.

August 27-28, 2020 /Virtual Conference 2021 Epilepsy Foundation Shark Tank Competition

"Do you have an innovative idea to help people with epilepsy and seizures? Throw it to the sharks!" in this virtual competition.

August 31, 2020/ Letter of Intent (LOI) American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Advanced Clinical Researh Award in Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Therapy

 

 "To support physician-scientists committed to performing original, clinical cancer research in an area not currently funded."
August 31, 2020 / Application National Eczema Association - Engagement Research Grant; catalyst Research grant; Eczema Champion Research Grant To provide emerging, early-career and expert researchers support to explore adult and pediatric eczema.
August 31, 2020 / Application Pardee Foundation

 Provides for a one-year period which will allow establishment of capabilities of new cancer researchers, or

new cancer approaches by established cancer researchers.

"Due to the COVID-19 pandemic impact on fundraising activities, this will not be open for submission of new applications in 2020."

 

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Translational Research Program

The Translational Research Program (TRP) supports new and innovative research that shows high promise

for translating basic biomedical knowledge to clinical application, resulting in better treatment and cures

for leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma.

 

 

September 2020
September 2020 Due Dates
Due Date / For Sponsor (with additional information) Purpose
Several grant mechanisms, some with deadlines as early as September 4, 2020 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation  Several grant mechanisms. Please see link to left for more information on each one,
September 7, 2020 / Application AASM Foundation-Focused Projects Award for Junior Investigators For projects across a wide variety of topics and research questions relevant to sleep medicine that align with the mission of the AASM Foundation while advancing the careers of junior sleep scientists.
Pausing 2020 funding program due to COVID Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Precision Nutrition in IBD To answer the IBD patient’s key question, “What should I eat?” based on the patient’s personal response to different foods, so that diets can be tailored to the individual clinical, biological and lifestyle characteristics of the patient.
September 2, 2020/ Application

American Gastrological Association (AGA)

Several grant mechanisms for early-career faculty
September 3, 2020 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Leducq Foundation Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program Desription To improve human health through international efforts to combat cardiovascular and stroke.
September 9, 2020 / Application Lymphoma Research Foundation Clinical Investigator Career Development Award To support physician-investigators at the level of advanced fellow or junior faculty member who will contribute to the development of new lymphoma therapies and diagnostic tools.
September 9, 2020 / Application Lymphoma Research Foundation Lymphoma Clinical Research Mentoring Program(LCMP) RFP " An education and mentoring program for fellows and junior faculty with a focus on clinical research in the field of non-Hodgkin and Hodgkin lymphoma."
Pausing 2020 funding due to COVID. Check site for updates. National Multiple Sclerosis Society RFA: Pilot Research Award on the Effects of Aging on MS To advance the understanding of how aging contributes to the pathogenesis and natural history of MS progression, and to use this knowledge to reveal potential targets and develop strategies that slow down or stop disability progression.
September 10, 2020 / Letter of Intent (LOI) American Lung Association Discovery Award  "To support independent investigators conducting clinical, laboratory, epidemiological or any groundbreaking project aimed at revolutionizing our current understanding of lung cancer and improving diagnostic, clinical and treatment methods."
Pausing 2020 funding due to COVID Alzheimer's Association: The Tau Pipeline Enabling Program To promote the advanced study of a wide range of novel targets, agents and/or therapeutic strategies that will accelerate the development of disease modifying interventions for tauopathies.
September 11, 2020 / Proposal Andrew McDonough B+ ("Be Positive") Foundation Childhood Cancer Research Grant To support research on childhood cancers.
Pausing 2020 funding due to COVID Fetal Health Foundation Brianna Marie Memorial Research Grant Application To improve overall health outcomes for pregnancies and infants affected by various fetal syndromes.
Pausing 2020 funding due to COVID The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Career Development Awards "Career development awards to postdoctoral fellows and instructors, as well as early-career independent investigators, engaging in basic, clinical, or translational research to help understand and treat hematologic malignancies and relevant premalignant conditions."
September 15, 2020 / Application The Thoracic Surgery Foundation Assorted Awards Visit link to see all available opportunitites.
September 15, 2020 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Foundation for Prader-Willi Research(FPWR) Grant To advance the understanding and treatment of Prader-Willi syndrome.
Pausing 2020 funding due to COVID Kenneth Rainin Foundation Synergy Awards To forge partnerships in the field of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).
September 22, 2020 / Application Society oundation Seed Grant Guidelines and Submission Proceduresof Thoracic Radiology Research and Educational Fund To allow young investigators to pursue novel research in thoracic imaging and related fields.
September 24,2020 / Application American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Career Development Award "For clinical investigators, who have received their initial faculty appointment, as they work to establish an independent clinical cancer research program."
September 24, 2020 / Application American Society of Clinical Oncology Young Investigator Award To fund physicians during the transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment.
September 24, 2020 / Application American Society of Clinical Oncology Global Oncology Young Investigator Award (YIA)  Research should be relevant to low-resource settings.
September 24, 2020 / Application Simons Foundation Simons Fellows in Mathematics The Foundation invites applications for the Simons Fellows in Mathematics program, to make sabbatical research leaves more productive by extending them from a single term to a full academic year.
September 30, 2020 / Application NatureResearch Global Grants for Gut Health To advance understanding of the impact of the gut microbiota on human health.

 

 

 

October 2020
October 2020 deadlines
Due date/for Sponsor (with additional information) Purpose
Typically October 1 but currently paused due to COVID. Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation: Crazy 8 Initiative Multidisciplinary, collaborative research on 1. Developmental Origins of Pediatric Cancers 2. Drugging Currently Undruggable Pediatric Cancer Drivers 3. Developing Novel Immunotherapies 4. Discovery and Development of Novel Pediatric Cancer Drug Targets
October 1, 2020 / Application American Academy of Neurology (AAN) grants "Many available opportunities for all types of research across all career levels and discovery stages.
October 1, 2020 / Letter of Intent (LOI) American Heart Association (AHA) and Enduring Hearts Research Awards in Pediatric Heart Transplantation  "For investigators who are actively conducting research directly related to improving the life expectancy and quality of life of Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients. This funding opportunity will further these areas of focus by offering competitive research grants in basic, clinical, population, and/or translational research via Collaborative Sciences Awards."
October 1, 2020 / Application Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards for Medical Scientists "This highly competitive program that provides $700,000 awards over five years for physician-scientists, who are committed to an academic career in basic or translational research, to bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service."
October 1, 2020 / Proposal PA Foundation Request for Proposals on Propionic Acidemia To advance research devoted to finding treatments and a cure for propionic acidemia.
October 1, 2020 Dermatology Foundation Sun Pharma Research Award To support outstanding investigators committed to understanding the molecular and cellular basis of skin cancer (melanoma or non-melanoma) and/or its treatment.
October 1, 2020 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Whitehall Foundation "Supports those dynamic areas of basic biological research that are not heavily supported by Federal Agencies or other foundations with specialized missions.... Currently, the foundation is insterested in studies that aim to better understand behavioral output or brain mechanisms of behavior."
Due to COVID, only continuation applications are accepted. Rally Foundation Collaborative Grant To support investigators in childhood cancer, at all career stages from fellow to professor.
October 5, 2020 / Letter of Intent (LOI) National Ataxia Foundation Pioneer SCA3/MJD Translational Research Awards
October 9, 2020/ Letter of Intent (LOI) Alzheimer's Drug Discover Foundation (ADDF)

Four requests for proposals: Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT), Neuroimaging and CSF Biomarker Development, Prevention Beyond the Pipeline, and Drug Discovery. More information at ADDF link to the left.

Typically mid-October

No applications accepted for Fall 2020.

American Cancer Society Independent Research Scholar Award The Research Scholar Grant (RSG) supports investigator-initiated projects across the cancer research continuum. 

Typically mid-October

No applications accepted for Fall 2020.

American Cancer Society Mentored Clinician Scientist Development Grant Provides support for protected time to allow junior faculty who see patients to be mentored and participate in research training to aid their development as independent clinician scientists

Typically mid-October

No applications accepted for Fall 2020.

American Cancer Society Pilot and Exploratory Projects in Palliative Care of Cancer Patients and Their Families The development of the specialty of palliative medicine is a critical step in addressing the unmet needs of patients with serious illness and their families.
October 15, 2020 / Application Angelman Syndrome Foundation Call for Research Proposals "Highest priority will be given to pilot projects to test new ideas about pathogenesis and therapeutics of Angelman syndrome, translational research and clinical research studies. Of particular interest to the ASF are studies related to communication, behavioral issues and identification of issues and treatments that impact the daily life of people with Angelman syndrome and their families."
October 15, 2020 / Application Dermatology Foundation Career Development Award For junior faculty in departments or divisions of Dermatology. Must include letter of support from chair.

Typically mid-October

No RFPs posted (as of 08/31/2020)

Osteosarcoma Institute Awards

"For a translational and preclinical study, or for a Phase 2 clinical study in recurrent osteosarcoma patients."

Typically mid-October

RFPs coming soon (as of 08/31/2020) 

Skin Cancer Foundation

"To provide young physicians and investigators stipends for studies that serve as stepping stones to important breakthroughs."

Typically mid-October

RFPs coming soon (as of 08/31/2020) 

American Association for Cancer Research  Independent Investigator Research Grants and Career Development Award RFPs coming Fall 2020

Typically mid-October

2021 award annoucements delayed due to COVID (as of 8/31/2020)

AHA Professional Heart Daily Innovative Project Award To support highly innovative, high-impact research that could ultimately lead to critical discoveries or major advancements that will accelerate the field of cardiovascular and/or cerebrovascular research.
October 22, 2020 / Letter of Intent (LOI)

California Breast Cancer Research Program

Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Awards

Translational Research Award

Community Research Collaboration Award

"The IDEA and Translational Research Awards require a Letter of Intent (LOI) and a subsequent invitation from the CBCRP to submit a full application. 

IDEA and Translational Research Award LOI, Standard Conference Award application, CRC Award application materials will be available on SmartSimple beginning September 1, 2020.

Templates for CRC pre-application research plans and Community-Led Conference Award LOIs are available on the CBCRP website."

October  23, 2020/ Application

Enduring Hearts: Pediatric Heart Transplant Research

 "For research to increase the longevity of, and improve the quality of life for pediatric heart transplant recipients."

Typically late-October

RFP coming soon (as of 08/31/2020) 

Pablove Foundation for Childhood Cancer Seed Grant "Preferences going toward less common childhood cancers, as well as projects that focus on Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome (OMS)" 

October 30, 2020 / Application

Alkermes Pathways Research Awards "Open to early career investigators committed to advancing research in SUDs, schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, the annual Pathways program provides individual grant amounts of up to $100,000 per project in research focusing on SUD, schizophrenia or bipolar disorder."
October 31, 2020 / Application Cystic Fibrosis Foundation CFF/NIH-Unfunded Award To support excellent cystic fibrosis-related research projects that have been approved by the National Institutes of Health (or governmental funding agencies in other countries) but cannot be supported by available funds.
October 31, 2020 / Application International Foundation for Research in Paraplegia IRP Grant  For clinical or basic research on CNS regeneration, neuroprotection and functional restoration, with special emphasis on the spinal cord.

Typically late-October

RFP coming soon (as of 08/31/2020) 

Michaelson Prize: Human Vaccine Project To support early investigators, under age 35, performing transformative research in human immunology, with trans-disease applications to accelerate vaccine and immunotherapeutic discovery.
October 31, 2020 / Application Morton Cure Paralysis Fund Grant MCPF supports cutting-edge ideas, enabling researchers to gather the proof-of-concept data needed to pursue multimillion-dollar grants from large financiers

 

November 2020
2020 due dates follow below.
Due date / for what document Sponsor (with additional information) Purpose
November 1, 2020 / Concept paper Anna Lalor Burdick Program for Reproductive Health Research and Education "To empower young women through education about healthy reproduction."
November 1, 2020 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Cancer Research Institute (CRI)/ Clinic and Laboratory Integration Program and Chordoma Foundation "To support investigators who are studying critical topics at the intersection of laboratory and clinical research in immuno-oncology....Proposals related to accelerating the development of effective treatments and ultimately a cure for chordoma, a rare type of cancer that occurs in the bones of the skull base and spine are encouraged."
November 3, 2020 / Letter of Intent (LOI) NSF ADVANCE Program: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions  "To develop systemic approaches to increase the participation and advancement of women in academic STEM careers."
November 4, 2020 / Application Melanoma Research Alliance Pilot, young investigator and mid-career awards
November 6, 2020 / Reference Letters RWJF Health Policy Fellows Exceptional midcareer professionals from academic faculties. Fellows will attain and use leadership experience to improve health, health care, health policy, and health equity. The fellowship requires a full-time commitment with a minimum 12-month residence in Washington, D.C., which prepares individuals to influence the future of health and health care in the nation.
November 9, 2020 / Application American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research Foundation Research Scholar Award "To support early-career investigators working toward independent and productive research careers in digestive diseases by ensuring that a major proportion of their time is protected for research (i.e., a minimum of 75 percent effort dedicated to the proposed project)."
November 10, 2020

Bright Focus

Alzheimer's Disease Research Grant

National Glaucoma Research Grant

Advancement of Drugs for the Treatment of Repeated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)

Foundation "prefers innovative proposals for which there are few alternative sources of funding, and to support the ability of investigators to generate the data needed to receive governmental or other third-party funding after the expiration of the BrightFocus award."
November 13, 2020 / Pre-application Doris Duke Foundation Clinical Science Development Award

"For junior physician scientists to facilitate their transition to independent clinical research careers."

Note: flooded [at] email.chop.edu (Ed Flood )in Corporate and Foundation Relations at CHOP has ushered faculty through submitting successful applications in the past, so consider contacting him about submissions.

November 15, 2020 American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Innovation Grant Various grants for investigators at different career stages.
November 15, 2020 / Concept paper Gerber Foundation  "For projects that improve the nutrition, care and development of infants and young children from the first year before birth to three years of age."
November 15, 2020 / Letter of Intent (LOI)

Cancer Research Institute Technology Impact Award

"The Cancer Research Institute Technology Impact Award provides seed funding of up to $200,000 to be used over 12-24 months to address the gap between technology development and clinical application of cancer immunotherapies." 
November 20, 2020 / Application Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Career Development Award "The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Career Development Award represents an effort to encourage and support junior faculty to conduct pancreatic cancer research and establish successful career paths in this field."
November 23, 2020 / Application American Kidney Fund Clinical Scientist in Nephrology Fellowship "Fund researchers whose work is designed to improve diagnosis, treatment and outcomes for patients living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and has promoted clinical research in nephrology."
Cancelled for 2020 Parkinson's Foundation Stanley Fahn Junior Faculty Award "To support clinical, pre-clinical or basic research proposals that will directly impact the understanding of Parkinson’s or its treatment from promising early career scientists."
Cancelled for 2020 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Strategic Research Agreement "The strategic research agreement is a partnership between Investigator(s) and JDRF Scientists to help address roadblocks and accelerate JDRF’s mission through support of cutting-edge scientific investigation of Type I Diabetes."
Cancelled for 2020 Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

Several opportunties:

 

 

 

December 2020
Due date/for what document Sponsor (includes more information) Purpose

December 1, 2020 / Application

American Society of Transplantation Research Network (TIRN) Fellowship Research Grants

"To support individuals who have spent two years or less (at the time of the application) performing research in the area of solid organ transplantation (and/or immunology relating to solid organ transplant) since obtaining their last doctoral degree (PhD, MD, PharmD, or equivalent)."

December 1, 2020 / proposal The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA) Research Funding "To support research—both basic and translational—aimed at improving patient care. Our funding is available to any investigator who wishes to advance knowledge within the field of otolaryngic allergy."
Typically December 1 / Paused  Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) From their site: "The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically shifted the fundraising landscape. Although our staff have been working overtime to pivot our fundraising efforts to new models, we are still critically underfunded. In light of the uncertainty surrounding future revenues, MDA has decided to pause new grant funding until we have more information about next years’ budget capabilities. All active and committed grants will still be fully funded." 
December 1, 2020 / Application American Society for Transplantation Research Network (ASTRN) Faculty Development Research Grant "For young independent investigators within the first five years of their first faculty appointment and whose research relates to the field of solid organ transplantation (and/or immunology relating to solid organ transplant)."
December 1, 2020 / Application Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation 

Physician-Scientist Training Award

Quantitative Biology Fellowship Award 

December 1, 2020 / Application CARRA-PReS Collaborative Research Award "The purpose of this funding mechanism is to support collaborative research activities between Childhood Arthritis and Rhrumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) and  Paediatric Rheumatology European Association (PReS) early career investigators."
December 3, 2020 / Application American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD) 

Clinical, Translational and Outcomes Research Award (Junior Faculty)

Pinnacle Research Award in Liver Disease (Junior faculty in basic science)

December 3, 2020 / Application Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance Several grants for areas such as early stage and pilot research, mentored research, and research to create consensus guidelines.
December 4, 2020 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Parkinson's Foundation Stanley Fahn Junior Faculty Award "The award acts as a bridge to ensure promising early career scientists stay in the Parkinson’s research field, helping us solve, treat and end the disease."
December 4, 2020 / Pre-proposal Tourette Association of American (TAA) Young Investigator Award "To encourage early career researchers to invest their efforts and expertise in increasing our biological understanding of Tourette Syndrome (TS), pursuing clinical research aimed at improving patient care, and developing and testing new therapies."
December 4, 2020 / Application American College of Gastroenterology Clinical Research Award "This is a one-year clinical research award for fellows-in-training, faculty, or international physicians to support clinical research in gastroenterology or hepatology."

Typically early December/ Paused

Autism Science Foundation Fellowship "The Autism Science Foundation invites applications for its Pre- and Postdoctoral Training Awards from graduate students, medical students and postdoctoral fellows interested in pursuing careers in basic and clinical research relevant to autism spectrum disorders."

December 7, 2020 / Application

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)

Several career development and bridge funding awards for junior and mid-career faculty. Earliest proposal due December 7, 2020 with several due dates falling in Spring 2021.

December 7, 2020 / Application Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Pilot and Feasibility Award "For developing and testing new hypotheses and/or methods, and supporting promising new investigators as they establish themselves in research areas relevant to cystic fibrosis."
December 7, 2020 / Application Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Research Grants (Fall Cycle) For basic science, hypothesis-driven research on cystic fibrosis.
December 9, 2020 / Application American Society of Nephrology Transition to Independence Award "To advance the independent careers of young investigators in biomedical research."
December 10, 2020 American Lung Association Public Policy Research Award   To support projects that evaluate existing public policy and programs, as well as projects that inject innovative ideas into public policies impacting lung health.
December 10, 2020 / Application

American Lung Association-- American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: Allergic Respiratory Diseases Research Award

For faculty in divisions of Allergy and Immunology performing research to advance the understanding of allergic respiratory disease.
December 10, 2020 / Application American Lung Association -- Catalyst Award "For mentored investigators who are conducting basic science, behavioral, clinical or translational research into lung health."
December 10, 2020 / Application American Lung Association -- Innovation Award "The award is intended to support highly promising investigators with stellar track records of accomplishment, who have the potential to advance the field of lung disease science." 
December 10, 2020 / Application

American Lung Association -- Dalsemer Award

"To provide seed monies to mentored junior investigators on the path to independence for researching the mechanisms and biology of interstitial lung disease."

Typically mid December / Paused American Liver Foundation -- Liver Scholar Award "To bridge the gap between completion of research training and attainment of status as an independent research scientist."
December 11, 2020 / Application American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)

Three awards posted with unique goals to each award. 

For "basic, translational and clinical research with a relationship to gastrointestinal endoscopy."

Typically mid December / Paused Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation National Diabetes Psychology Fellowship Program "The fellowship program sponsored by JDRF is a combination of clinical diabetes care and diabetes research."

Typically mid December / Paused

American College of Radiology (ACR) Innovation Fund "To support untested, uncommon and distinctive ideas and activities that lead to groundbreaking efforts that align with and support the goals and objectives of the ACR Strategic Plan."
December 15, 2020 / Letter of Intent (LOI) American Academy of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery Core Grants Program "A collaboration of several societies, foundations, and industry supporters focused on providing support for research in the field of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery."
December 16, 2020 / Application Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) 2021 RUNX1 Early Career Investigator Grant Guidelines "To promote the establishment of a new generation of translational and clinical researchers interested in tackling inherited hematologic malignancy predisposition disorders with a focus on RUNX1-familial platelet disorder."
December 31, 2020 / Application  Pardee Foundation for Cancer Research "To allow the establishment of capabilities of new cancer researchers, or new cancer approaches by established cancer researchers."

 

 

 

 

January 2021
 
Deadline / for what document Sponsor with information Purpose of funding
January 5, 2021 / Application  Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Physician Scientist Fellowship "The Doris Duke Physician Scientist Fellowship program provides grants to physician scientists at the subspecialty fellowship level who are seeking to conduct additional years of research beyond their subspecialty requirement. The goal is to aid in the transition into a research faculty appointment."
January 12, 2021 Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) Clinical Investigator Award "To promote patient-oriented research conducted by surgical oncologists in clinical and translational science."
January 13, 2021 / Proposal American Epilepsy Society (AES) Junior Investigator Award "Supports research by recently independent investigators with the intent to facilitate successful competition for subsequent longer-term support from the NIH or other sources...for studies across the spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical epilepsy research."
Typically early January / pending 2021 information Citizens United for Research on Epilepsy (CURE)
Typically early January / pending 2021 information William T. Grant Foundation

"Supports research to improve the lives of young people ages 5-25 in the United States. We pursue this mission by supporting research within two focus areas: 1) Improving the use of research evidence and 2) reducing inequality

January 15, 2021 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) Keith Michael Andrus Cardiac Award "To advance our understanding and treatment of cardiomyopathy associated with FA."
January 15, 2021 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Whitehall Foundation Award "To support basic research in neurobiology, defined as follows: Invertebrate and vertebrate (excluding clinical) neurobiology, specifically investigations of neural mechanisms involved in sensory, motor, and other complex functions of the whole organism as these relate to behavior."
January 15, 2021 / Application Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) "Supports research in the following areas: all arthritis, rheumatic and autoimmune disease, arthritis and aging, psoriatic arthritis , and Ankylosing Spondylitis.

 

 

 

 

February 2021
Due date/for what document Sponsor with information Purpose
February 1, 2021 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) General Research Grant  "For research on FA from basic research through drug development and clinical research programs."
February 1, 2021 / Letter of Intent (LOI) American Cancer Society Research Professor Grant "For investigators who have had the rank of full professor for 15 years or less and made seminal contributions that have changed the direction of basic cancer research."
February 1, 2021 / Application Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation Grant "The Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation is a catalyst for positive change in the lives of those living with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. It is their mission to award grants to individuals, organizations, and institutions doing work that will have a tangible impact on the field of mental health."
February 1, 2021 / Application

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award

"Supports independent young physician-scientists conducting disease-oriented research on cancer that demonstrates a high level of innovation and creativity."

Typically early February - currently paused Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Strategic Research Agreement "For single or multiple investigators to address critical gaps and challenges and potential breakthroughs in Type 1 diabetes research" in partnership with the JDRF.
February 3, 2021 / Letter of Inquiry van Ameringen Foundation

Provides funds to "increase the accessibility of mental health services to people and communities with limited financial means and opportunities; offer preventive and early-intervention strategies; and advocate for systemic change with local or national impact."

February 5, 2021 / Application Emergency Medicine Foundation Various grants for investigators from early- to mid-career Several grants available, depending on research focus and career stage. See link to left for details.
February 5, 2021 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Leukemia Research Foundation Hollis Brownstein Grants for New Investigators "For individuals beginning to establish their own laboratories who are no longer under the tutelage of a senior scientist mentor."
February 8, 2021 / Application American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) Several funding mechanisms for investigators at various career stages.
February 8, 2021 / Application National Kidney Foundation Young Investigator Grants "Projects must be patient-oriented. Elements of patient-oriented research activities may include but are not limited to development of new technologies, mechanisms of human disease, educational or therapeutic interventions, epidemiological studies, health policy studies, and clinical trials."
February 9, 2021 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Disparities in Cardio-Oncology Strategically Focused Research Network "The intent of this initiative is to support a collaboration of basic, clinical and population (or implementation) researchers whose collective efforts will lead to new approaches to the study of cardiooncology."
February 11, 2021 / Application Harry Shwachman Clinical Investigator Award "The Harry Shwachman Clinical Investigator Award is intended to support promising, clinically trained physicians with a commitment to cystic fibrosis research to develop into independent biomedical researchers. The award is intended to facilitate the transition from postdoctoral training to a career in academic medicine." Junior faculty and senior fellows are eligible to apply.
February 15, 2021 / Application Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in Neuroscience "The Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship supports early-career investigators engaged in basic or clinical research that may lead to a better understanding of neurological and psychiatric disorders."
February 15, 2021 / Letter of Intent (LOI) American SIDS Institute Research Grants "The American SIDS Institute invites qualified investigators to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) for a research grant related to sudden unexpected infant death (SUID). Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, pathology, physiology, neonatology, cardiology and epidemiology."
February 16, 2021 / Application American Heart Association (AHA) "Supports highly promising healthcare and academic professionals, in the early years of one’s first professional appointment, to explore innovative questions or pilot studies that will provide preliminary data and training necessary to assure the applicant’s future success as a research scientist. The award will develop the research skills to support and greatly enhance the awardee’s chances to obtain and retain a high-quality career position."
February 18, 2021 / Application American Association for Cancer Research AACR-PLGA Fund at the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Research Grant to Optimize Drug Dosing Strategies for Pediatric LGA/LGG Patients "To promote innovative and collaborative research focused on the most common forms of pediatric brain cancer - low grade glioma/astrocytoma. The research should be translational in nature (though basic science and clinical proposals will also be considered).
February 18, 2021 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) Investigator-Initiated Research Grant "Supports clinical and educational research and development in anesthesia patient safety. See Areas of Research for more details."
February 18, 2021 / Letter of Intent (LOI) LUNGevity Foundation "LUNGevity's Career Development Awards for Translational Research program was created to support future research leaders who will keep the field of lung cancer research vibrant with new ideas." For faculty within their first five years of appointment.
February 19, 2021 / Application New York Stem Cell Foundation Award for Early Career Investigators Award "The goal of this initiative is to foster bold and innovative scientists with the potential to transform the field of stem cell research, and advance understanding and use of stem cells in the development of treatments for human disease."
February 19, 2021 / Application New York Stem Cell Foundation Neuroscience Investigator Award "To foster truly bold, innovative scientists with the potential to transform the field of neuroscience....Investigators need not be working in areas related to stem cells."
February 21, 2021 / Application OREF/Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation Research Grant "OREF, in partnership with the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF Biologics) solicits investigator-initiated research proposals focusing on research in the science of biologic--reconstruction, bone regeneration, transplantation--allografts, including stem cells for graft transplantation."
February 24, 2021 / Application Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) Young Investigator Awards "The Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) is pleased to announce two 2020 Young Investigator Awards (YIA), to support the development of outstanding early career research scientists and clinical cancer research investigators who have demonstrated a commitment to improving the understanding and treatment of bladder cancer and/or upper tract urothelial cancer research." Assistant Professors must be within 6 years of receiving terminal degree to be eligible.
February 28, 2021 / Letter of Nomination Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research "To the most passionate and creative scientist or group of scientists in basic or clinical research, whose achievements have made or have strong potential to make a measurable impact on human health." Note: The award is intended to honor scientific contributions rather than to support a current research project.

 

March 2021
Due date/for what document Sponsor with information Purpose
March 1, 2021 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Ara Parseghian Medical Research Fund "To find a treatment for Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC) disease."
March 1, 2021 / Application Esther Katz Rosen Fund Grants "Rosen Fund grants: enable and enhance development of identified gifted and talented children and adolescents; and, encourage promising psychologists to continue innovative research and programs in this area."
March 1, 2021 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF)
  • Emerging Investigator Fellowship Grants
  • Translational Research Grants
  • Basic Science Grants
  • Designated Grant Programs
March 1, 2021 / Application

Innovator Awards International OCD Foundation

"International OCD Foundation offers $300,000 grants for senior researchers investigating OCD. The goal of these awards is to support research with the potential to revolutionize scientific understanding of OCD, accelerate progress toward new and more effective treatments, and discover ways to prevent OCD from taking hold in the first place. The Innovator Awards are intended to support innovative and potentially groundbreaking projects — “high-risk, high-reward” science that could make a profound impact on the field and accelerate progress toward new and more effective treatments for OCD, and possibly even lead to a cure."
March 2, 2021 / Application The Aneurysm and AVM Foundation Cerebrovascular Research Grant Award

"For scientific research projects that will significantly move the field forward toward effective understanding of the mechanisms of cerebrovascular disease as they relate to aneurysms."

 

March 5, 2021 / Application

General Request for Applications (RFA) Foundation for Prader-Willi Research

"Funding priorities include: Genotype to phenotype: understanding PWS genetics / how loss of PWS-critical region genes leads to the phenotype; Neurobiology of hunger / feeding behavior in PWS; Neurobiology of cognitive deficits, maladaptive behavior and mental illness in PWS; Clinical care research: evaluation of existing drugs and interventions to improve health and quality of life in PWS; and Therapeutics development for PWS- Genetic therapies; novel pharmaceuticals; drug repurposing for PWS."
March 8, 2021 / LOI

Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation

Accelerator Award
Investigator Award
Pilot Award

March 12, 2021 / LOI Parkinson's Foundation Impact Award  "The Parkinson's Foundation Impact Awards are designed for researchers both established and new to the field of PD. Projects should be "outside the box" with the goal of bringing new light to the biology of Parkinson's, a new approach to Parkinson’s research or testing a truly novel therapeutic idea."
March 15, 2021 / LOI McKnight Foundation Neurobiology of Brain Disorders Award "For research aimed at translating laboratory discoveries about the brain and nervous system into diagnoses and therapies to improve human health."
March 15, 2021 / Application

Pilot and Feasibility Grants Alpha-1 Foundation

"This grant provides funds to encourage the development and testing of new hypotheses and/or new methods in research areas relevant to AAT Deficiency."
March 15, 2021 / Application

Research Grants Alpha-1 Foundation

"This grant provides funds to encourage the development of new information that contributes to the understanding of the basic biology of AAT expression, and the pathogenesis/management of AAT Deficiency."
March 15, 2021 / Application

Special Call for Research to Address Gastrointestinal Complications - Angelman Syndrome Foundation, Inc.

"The Angelman Syndrome Foundation announces the availability of funds to be awarded in support of research on Angelman syndrome. This is a special call for research focused on gastrointestinal complications in Angelman syndrome."
March 15, 2021 / Application

PFF Scholars Program - Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

"The PFF Scholars Program is designed to support early stage researchers and provide career development opportunities to future leaders in the field of pulmonary fibrosis. An award of up to $50,000 USD to be given over a two-year period to encourage early stage investigators (individuals must be post-doctoral trainees, instructors, or Assistant professors) to support them as they seek “K” or “R”-level funding."
March 15, 2021 / LOI/Pre-App

Translational Research Program - Modell (Jeffrey) Foundation

"The Jeffrey Modell Foundation encourages all investigators with the appropriate knowledge and research skill level to apply to this program. Applications submitted by investigators with vast expertise in Primary Immunodeficiency, as well as young investigators with robust scientific merit will all be considered." $250,000/2 years
March 15, 2021 / Application

Clinical Research Proposals - ResMed Foundation

"The Foundation will consider proposals focused on the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and management of SDB and other respiratory disorders. Research areas of interest are also other morbidities that are associated with SDB which include cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, diabetes and morbid obesity. In the cardiovascular area, there is a particular emphasis on hypertension, coronary artery disease, heart failure, and atrial fibrillation."
March 15, 2021 / Application

SWOG/Hope Foundation Impact Award - Hope Foundation for Cancer Research

"The SWOG/Hope Foundation Impact Award is a funding program that encourages novel and innovative SWOG research by supporting early and conceptual stages of these projects. The work proposed should use resources from completed SWOG trials or be directly translatable to future clinical trials in SWOG and the National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN)."
Typically mid-March / Not offered in 2021 Distinguished Innovator Awards in Lupus "This grant mechanism is intended to attract exceptionally creative scientists from all relevant scientific disciplines and to provide them with robust and sustained support to explore bold and paradigm shifting ideas that could lead to ground-breaking discoveries in lupus research. Investigators working in areas outside of lupus are strongly encouraged to apply."
March 15, 2021 / Application Society for Pediatric Radiology (several awards)  
March 15, 2021 / Application

Technology Impact Award - Cancer Research Institute, Inc.

"The Cancer Research Institute Technology Impact Award provides seed funding of up to $200,000 to be used over 12 to 24 months to address the gap between technology development and clinical application of cancer immunotherapies. "
March 16, 2021 / Application Sontag Foundation Distinguished Scientist Award for Brain Cancer Research "The Distinguished Scientist Award (DSA) seeks to provide career and research support to early career scientists who demonstrate outstanding promise for making scientific and medical breakthroughs in the field of brain cancer research."
March 17, 2021 / Application Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation (CBTF) Research Grants

Grants are evaluated in the context of their potential to:
- Improve our understanding of the biology of pediatric brain tumors.
- Improve the treatment of childhood brain tumors.
- Reduce or ameliorate tumor or treatment related sequelae.

March 18, 2021 / Application Fox (Michael J.) Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Several Awards:

  • March 19, 2021 / Obtain LOI reference number
  • March 30 / Submit Letter of Intent (LOI)
Human Frontiers Science Program " Grants support innovative basic research into fundamental biological problems with emphasis placed on novel and interdisciplinary approaches that involve scientific exchanges across national and disciplinary boundaries."
March 21, 2021 / Application

Strategic Research Award (SRA) - American Academy of Sleep Medicine Foundation

"The goals of the Strategic Research Award (SRA) program are to foster health services research and patient-oriented research in sleep medicine, to improve patients’ outcomes and to demonstrate value. Awards are often focused on specific topic areas that will advance the field of sleep medicine."
March 22, 2021 / Pre-proposal Organization for Autism Research (OAR) Applied Research Competition "To promote evidence-based practices" for autism treatment and education
March 22, 2021 / Application

Reach Grant - Alex's Lemonade Stand

"The Reach Grant is intended to advance ALSF’s mission to find cures and better treatments for childhood cancers by providing support to move hypothesis-driven research into the clinic."
March 19, 2021 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation

Clinical Pilot and Feasibility Award

Clinical Research Award

March 25, 2021 / Letter of Intent (LOI) Myasthenia Gravis Foundation Pilot Grant "We have identified five broad research priorities: 1) Biomarkers; 2) Disease Mechanisms; 3) Targeted Therapies; 4) Patient Outcomes; and 5) Pediatric Treatment"