Research Management Group (RMG)

Funding Information Resources

This website is a resource for the Stanford University research community. Stanford faculty and staff: please send an email to Jeanne Heschele at to be added to a funding opportunity email distribution list.

Research Process Manager (RPM) and CT Contract Officer Department Assignments more >>


Special Update

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation
2015 Beckman Young Investigator Award

Effective with this year’s 2015 program, and for the first time, the foundation has added the following restriction: "Individuals from institutions with a currently funded Beckman Young Investigator are not eligible to apply."Because we have a currently funded investigator (2012-2016), the sponsor has confirmed Stanford assistant professors will NOT be able to submit letters of intent for their Beckman Young Investigator Program (BYI) until two years from now (until Sept. 2016 for the 2017 BYI program).

Department of Defense (DoD)

DoD Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program (CRMRP)
Neurosensory and Rehabilitation Research Award

Amount of funding:
Applied Research: maximum of $1,500,000 total costs for up to 3 years
Clinical Trials: maximum of $3,000,000 total costs for up to 4 years
Unlimited #’s of pre-applications are permitted
Purpose: to support both applied (preclinical) research and clinical trials addressing TBI within specific Focus Areas of pain management, hearing loss/dysfunction, balance disorders,tinnitus, vision, or physical rehabilitation.
Pre-application (required) deadline: Dec. 10, 2014, 5 p.m. ET via
Full proposal (by invitation only): Feb. 11, 2015, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
* Institutional representative: You not not have to submit your pre-applications through your institutional representatives (RPM in RMG or OSR contract officer).
Exception: CE faculty must request and receive approval for a CE faculty PI waiver prior to their pre-proposal submission

Department of Defense-Department of the Army Material Command
United States Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences
Broad Agency Announcement for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Scientific Research (FY13-18)
The funding opportunity is divided into two sections-
(1) Basic Research and
(2) Applied Research and Advanced Technology Development.
The four major topic areas of research interest include the following:
(1) Training (2) Leader Development (3) Team and Inter-Organizational Performance in Complex Environments (4) Solider/Personnel Issues.
Timeline: white papers and applications will be accepted up until and including: Feb. 5, 2018
Go to grantsgov search page and enter "W911NF-13-R-0001" under Funding Opp #. Then click on the full announcement link to download the guidelines

Department of Defense
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
DARPA BAA-14-38 Biological Technologies

Amount of funding and term not specified.
Examples of areas of interest: please see the following webpage complete list of areas of interest. Here are a few examples:
Leveraging new computational techniques from computer science, big data, and biology to enable investigation and generation of knowledge from biological data at scale;
Developing radical new techniques and technologies to optimally restore and maintain the health and abilities of military service members;
Discovering and leveraging novel insights from neuroscience, psychology, cognitive science and related disciplines to advance treatment and resilience in neurological health and optimize human aptitude and performance.
Note: Proposal abstracts and Full proposals can be submitted on a rolling basis up until the closing date.
Closing date:
April 30, 2015
Guidelines >>


The deadlines have passed for these programs:

Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) PA-AFOSR-2014-0001
Deadline: Nov. 17, 2014 , 4 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines: See the detailed RMG webpage to download the RFP and for links to ARO, ONR, AFOSR research areas of interest:

FY 2015 Department of Defense (DoD)
Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative ONRFOA14-012

White paper deadline (required): Nov. 24, 2014 submit to the Research Topic Chief (see instructions in the guidelines)
Initial evaluations of the white papers will be available in early December.
Full application (by invitation only): Feb. 23, 2015 via
Overview webpage >>


NIH Resources

  • NIH Search Tool for current funding opportunity announcements webpage >>
  • NIH RePORTer search tool for funded grants, fellowships webpage >>
  • New NIH Biographical Sketch Format Required for NIH and AHRQ Grant Applications Submitted for Due Dates on or After January 25, 2015 (NOT-OD-15-024)
    Office of the Director, NIH
    Notice NOT-OD-15-024 >>
CIRM: California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

CIRM Home page  more>>

Current funding opportunities

Search CIRM-funded projects >>

Miscellaneous Federal Agency Funding Resources

Grants.Gov Funding Opportunity Search more>>

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Funding Opportunities

DARPA Programs

Current Funding Opportunities
Defense Sciences Office (DSO)
Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO)
Microsystems Technology Office (MTO)
Strategic Technology Office (STO)
Tactical Technology Office (TTO)

Department of Defense (DoD)
Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program ( CDMRP)

DoD CDMRP Summary of Current Funding Opportunities webpage>>
Summary of all current funding mechanisms

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Funding opportunities

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA):
Current funding opportunities »

[includes National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI)]
Open solicitations

Office of Naval Research

Contracts & Grants — Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs)

U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity (USAMRAA) 
Program Announcement webpage

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

HHMI International Student Research Fellowships
The internal selection process was completed in Nov. 2014.

HHMI Medical Fellows Program
Overview: more >>

Spend a year—or a summer—conducting full-time basic, translational, or applied biomedical research.
The Year-Long Program gives you the flexibility to select your mentor and project from laboratories throughout the United States, including those of HHMI investigators and early career scientists, or be matched with a mentor at HHMI's Janelia Farm Research Campus near Washington, D.C.
See guidelines for eligibility
more >>
The Summer Program offers you exceptional research training in the laboratory of an HHMI investigator, early career scientist, or a Janelia Farm researcher
See the guidelines for eligibility
Deadline: Feb. TBA
more >>
Before you finalize your plans for medical residency or postgraduate training, take some time to experience the excitement and intellectual rewards of biomedical research. Your experience could make an impact in medicine and your future career.

Information on HHMI Programs not currently offering funding opportunities:
Science Education Grants » for Institutions (note: an internal selection process will be required when these are announced)
Research Grants for Individuals »
Scientific competitons webpage>>

Stanford Resources

    • Stanford's PI Eligibility and PI Waiver Policy more >>|

    • Institutional Representatives:
      • School of Medicine: Research Process Managers (RPM) in the Research Management Group (RMG)  more >>
      • Other schools: Download the Pre-award OSR department assignments on this new DoResearch webpage >>

    • Center Grants Coordinator, Pam Jahnke, Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Research, more >>

    • DoResearch website (Research policies, procedures, funding) more >>

    • Foundation Relations and Funding:
      • Please see specific requests for foundation funding on the calendar webpage
        or in the recent announcements above >>

      • Clearance for Restricted Foundations
        (see list of foundations which require central university Foundation Relation approval) more >>

      • Offices
        • School of Medicine Medical Center Development Office is available to assist School of Medicine faculty with a review and editing of your proposal. This office facilitates mutually beneficial relationships between faculty and private and philanthropic organizations.   Please contact Joy Morimoto at 650-736-9749, >> or Michelle Heeseman at 650-736-8968, >>, for assistance.
        • For assistance with proposals in children’s health research, please contact Ann Rose at >> 650-497-8444 or Kate Levin at >>, 650-724-2783 in Foundation Relations at Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health.

    • Office of International Affairs (considerations and regulations associated with international research or travel) more >>

    • School of Medicine Research Administrative resources (RMG webpage) more >>

    • Shared Facility/Service Center Resource
      Bruce Koch, Senior Director, Discovery and Technological Service Centers, Office of the Senior Associate Dean for Research at >>.
      School of Medicine Spectrum webpage "Enabling Technologies" (includes links to shared facilities) more >>
      School of Medicine Service Centers links more >>
      DoResearch Shared Facility webpage more >>


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