Bridge Funding 2019

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute is seeking applications for its Bridge Funding Program, a semi-annual competitive process. The deadline for the spring round of applications is Friday, March 29, 2019. Applications should be sent to Robert DeNight at denight [at]

Application Requirements: Bridge Funding Program Guidelines and Process SOP
Detailed Budget Form: Excel Budget Form

The program provides up to 12 months of funding for laboratory, translational and clinical research projects to enable the continuation of an essential level of activity that can lead to additional external funding.

Investigators and faculty with extramurally funded research projects administered through CHOP Research Institute are eligible for bridge funding. Pilot studies, or other unfunded research will not be considered.

The Bridge Funding Review Committee will review and evaluate all applications from investigators and faculty for bridge funding and make appropriate awards to qualified applicants. Funding requests must be enthusiastically endorsed by the applicant's department/division chief. The funding period for approved applications is July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.