Research Management Group (RMG)

Calendar of Funding Opportunities

This webpage contains a calendar of mostly foundation and association biomedical and bioscience funding opportunities that are primarily for faculty and assistant professors with PI eligibility (those with UTL, MCL, and NTLR faculty appointments).
Clinician Educator (CE) faculty must submit and receive approval for a CE faculty PI waiver through their RPM.

School of Medicine PIs: Research Process Manager (RPM) dept. assignments webpage >> and SoM Internal Proposal Deadline policy webpage >>
PIs in other schools: Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) pre-award department assignments and internal proposal deadline policy: DoResearch webpage >>

PI eligibility and PI waiver exception types webpage >>

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January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September 
October
November
December


  Proposals accepted on an ongoing basis

 
Sponsor Deadline 
Sponsor
Disease Focus Eligibility
Name of Grant,
Amount of funding,
Link to the guidelines

January
Letter of intent deadline (required):
Jan. 6, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only):
March

Avon Foundation for Women breast cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant Program
Up to $150,000/yr x 2 years
More >>

Limited Program

Internal deadline: Jan. 10, 2017 (for all schools)

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation identify outstanding inventors who harness science and technology to enhance the conduct of scientific research, strengthen environmental conservation, or improve the experience and outcomes of patient care. Stanford faculty with PI eligibility (UTL, MCL, and NTL-Research appts.) and Clinician Educator (CE) faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request).


Applicants must be within 10 years of receiving their terminal degree in their field (Ph.D. or M.D.
Moore Inventor Fellows
$675K over 3 years
No citizenship requirement
Internal submission guidelines
Limited Program

Internal deadline: Jan. 10, 2017 (for all schools)
W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program Faculty with PI eligibility across the natural and earth sciences, engineering, and medicine at all ranks are eligible. Keck has a stated interest in interdisciplinary research, thus proposals may also come from a team of faculty across departments, disciplines, or schools. Faculty with PI eligibility Keck Concept Paper
No citizenship restriction
Internal submission guidelines
Letter of intent (required):
Jan. 11, 2017

Full proposal by invitation only

(see also May and Aug.)
William T. Grant Foundation Address issues that have compelling relevance for theory, policy, and/or practice affecting the settings of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants-Reducing Inequality
$100K-$600K for 2-3 yrs
Research Grants-Improving the use of research evidence
$100K to $1M for 2-3 yrs
Officers’ Research Grants for both initiatives
up to $25K for 2-4 yrs
More >>
Jan. 12, 2017 American Association for Cancer Research
SU2C Stand Up to Cancer
cancer; immuno-oncology research Assist. Prof. with UTL appts. appointed no more than 7 years ago (i.e., on or after May 30, 2010).

AACR membership is not required.

No citizenship requirement
Innovative Research Grants 2017
$750,000 over 3 yrs
More >>
Limited award: only one applicant per category:
Internal Cancer Institute deadline:
Jan.
12, 2017

Sponsor: LOI:
Jan.

Full application: April (by invitation)
St. Baldrick's Foundation childhood cancer See the guidelines Award Mechanisms
Fellows
Research grants
Scholar (career development) grant
Supportive Care Research grants
Consortium Research Grants
Internal submission guidelines
Jan. 13, 2017 Arthritis National Research Foundation arthritis Assist. prof.
with PI eligibility

No citizenship requirement
Research Grant
$100K for 1 yr
More >>
Jan. 13, 2017 Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF)

National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF)
arthritis-psoriatic Assist. prof.
with PI eligibility
Psoriatic Arthritis Research Grant
$100,000 for 1 year
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Jan. 13, 2017 Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF)

American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)
arthritis; aging Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Arthritis and Aging Grant
$100,000 for 1 year
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Jan. 13, 2017 Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) surgery: general surgeons-basic and clinical research of digestive diseases Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (general surgeons) SSAT Career Development Award
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Jan. 13, 2017 American Gastroenterology Association (AGA)- Pfizer Gastroenterology ; IBD Faculty with PI eligibility AGA-Pfizer Pilot Research Award in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
$30,000 for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted at a North American institution
More >>
Jan. 15, 2017 International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Cardiovascular disease
Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility (see other criteria) Norman E. Shumway Career Development Award
$80,000 per year x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (LOI):
Jan. 15, 2017

Full proposal by invitation only: June 1, 2017

(see also April 15, Oct. 15)
Whitehall Foundation Neuroscience; Basic biological research in neurobiology Assist. prof.
with PI eligibility
Grant-in-Aid
$30K for 1 yr
More >>
Letter of intent (LOI):
Jan. 15, 2017

Full proposal by invitation only: June 1, 2017

(see also April 15, Oct. 15)
Whitehall Foundation Neuroscience; Basic biological research in neurobiology Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$30-$75K/yr for up to 3 yrs
More >>
Jan. 15, 2017 FARA-Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance neuroscience; ataxia Faculty with PI eligibility Keith Michael Andrus Cardiac Research Award
$150K/yr for 1-2 yrs
More >>
Jan. 16, 2017

RFP to be published in early November.
The Emergency Medicine Foundation emergency medicine Assist. with PI eligibility; PI must have a primary faculty appointment in Emergency Medicine Career Development Grant
$50K for 1 yr
More >>
Jan. 16, 2017

RFP to be published in early November.
The Emergency Medicine Foundation emergency medicine Faculty with PI eligibility; PI must have a primary faculty appointment in Emergency Medicine Patient Centered Outcome Research Grant
$100,000 for a 2-year period
Basic Science and Clinical Research Innovation Award Grant
up to $50,000 for 1 year
Health Policy Research Grant
up to $50,000 for 1 year
More >>
Jan. 16, 2017

RFP to be published in early November.
The Emergency Medicine Foundation emergency medicine; To promote projects that seek to demonstrate improved patient outcomes in Emergency Departments in low-to middle-income countries (LMICs). Faculty with PI eligibility; PI must have a primary faculty appointment in Emergency Medicine International Emergency Medicine Outcomes and Efficacy Research Grant
Seed grant for up to $10,000 for one year (2 to be awarded)
More >>
Jan. 16, 2017 Rita Allen Foundation / American Pain Society
pain research Assist. prof.-tenure-track (MCL or UTL appointments-OK) Rita Allen Award in Pain  Amount of funding: $50K/yr x 3 yrs.
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Jan. 17, 2017 Society of Surgical Oncology cancer; surgical oncology oncologists-faculty with PI eligibility

Applicants must be within 8 years within the completion of training
Clinical Investigator Award
$50K/yr x 2 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Jan. 17, 2017 Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF)
American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)
studying the underlying mechanisms of the aging process as it relates to arthritis. Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Arthritis and Aging Grant
$100,000 for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Limited Program

Stanford Neuroscienc Institue internal deadline:
Jan. 17, 2017
The Dana Foundation Neuroscience; human brain or brain-immune functioning or malfunctioning Stanford assistant professors and associate professors (within the first few years of their appointment) with PI eligibility (UTL, MCL, and NTLR appts) and CE assistant and associate professors (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver).

Senior investigators (full professors with PI eligibility or CE full professors with an approved CE faculty waiver )can submit an internal proposal if the project represents a new direction for them.
David Mahoney Neuroimaging Program:
Using Brain and Immune Imaging to Improve Human Health
$200K

No citizenship requirement.
Jan. 20, 2017 AGA-American Gastroenterological Association Research Foundation
cancer, digestive; gastroenterology Instructor, Academic staff-research (research associate, etc.) who currently hold a federal or non-federal career development award devoted to conducting research related to digestive cancer. AGA-Caroline Craig Augustyn & Damian Augustyn Award in Digestives Cancer
$40K for 1 year
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Jan. 20, 2017 AGA-American Gastroenterological Association Research Foundation gastroenterology; esophageal disease clinical research Assist. prof. with PI eligibility June and Donald O. Castell Esophageal Clinical Research Award
$25K for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Jan.
International Rhett Syndrome Rett Syndrome (developmental disorder found primarily in girls)

Faculty with PI eligibility The Neuro Habilitation Program
apply via the HeART grant mechanism (Help Accelerate RTT Therapeutics) Grant
$150,000 over 2 yrs

The Read Through Program:

apply via the ANGEL (Advanced Neurotherapeutic Grant of Excellence) Grant Award
$300,000 per year for up to 2 yr
More >>
January 25, 2017

(see also May)
Venture Well

(formerly:
National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance -NCIIA)
Our E-Team Program gives college students the chance to move new tech ideas out of the lab and classroom and into the marketplace.
Stage 1 funding; $5,000- to attend a three-day strategy mapping workshop, VentureLab1
Stage 2 funding: up to $20,000 + workshop (VentureLab 2) + coaching + network (and includes tactical coaching)
Stage 3 funding: up to $50,000 VentureWell program investment opportunity
You must apply for Stage 1 funding first.
Faculty with PI eligibility

The faculty member is the PI
E-Team Program (for students)
provides early-stage funding for training, coaching, and investment for teams working on market-based technology inventions.
More >>
Jan. 27, 2017 Larry L. Hillblom Foundation 1) Diabetes Mellitus and its complications including studies of normal glucose metabolism; or

2) Age-related chronic or degenerative disorders of the brain or vision including such studies of the healthy aging processes.
Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Start up grants
$70K/ yr for up to 3 yrs (the host institution must provide $30K/yr x 3 yrs)
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Abstract deadline: Jan. 31, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only):
March 24, 2017

ALS Association neuroscience, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Faculty with PI eligibility

No citizenship restirction
Multi-year grants
$100K per year for up to 3yrs
Abstract form available on Jan. 10th on this webpage >>

Abstract deadline: Jan. 31, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only):
March 24, 2017

ALS Association neuroscience, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Although the webpage indicates “senior fellows about to set up independently” can apply, the only independent positions at Stanford are faculty positions.

Instructor, Clinical Instructor, Academic-staff are not considered faculty-level or independent positions at Stanford.

No citizenship restriction
Starter grants
$50K for 1 year
Abstract form available on Jan. 10th on this webpage >>
Jan. 31, 2017 Foundation Fighting Blindness vision research Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Enhanced Career Development Award
More >>
Jan. 31, 2017 Sarcoma Foundation of America Cancer; sarcoma Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
up to $50K
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Jan. 31, 2017

(awaiting publication of the 2017 guidelines)
American Thyroid Association thyroid function and disease. Topics include thyroid cancer) Assist. prof. with PI eligibility ATA Research Grants
More >>
Jan. 31, 2017 National Pancreas Foundation pancreatic diseases (adults and children); Studies intended to advance knowledge in the areas of pancreatic carcinoma, and all forms of pancreatitis Faculty with PI eligibility

No citizenship requirement
Research Grant
$50K for 1 yr
More >>
February
Letter of intent (required):
Feb. 1, 2017

Full proposal by invitation only:
March 15, 2017
Leukemia Research Foundation cancer, leukemia, lymphoma, MDS, and multiple myeloma Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Hollis Brownstein Research Grant Program-New Investigators
$100K x 1 yr
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Feb. 1, 2017

Full proposal deadline:
March 1, 2017

A-T Children’s Project Neuroscience, A-T (ataxia-telangiectasia) Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$75K for 1-2 years
No citizenship restricition
More >>
Feb. 1, 2017 PCORI: Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute PCOR-patient centered outcome research Faculty with PI eligibility Engagement Award: Knowledge, Training and Development, and Dissemination Awards
up to $250,000 total costs over 2 years
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Feb. 1, 2017

Full proposal by invitation only
PCORI: Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute PCOR-patient centered outcome research Faculty with PI eligibility Engagement Award (EAIN): Research Meeting and Conference Support
$50K for 1 yr; $250K for 2 years
More >>
Feb. Brain and Behavior Reseearch Foundation neuroscience; Basic and/or clinical investigators are supported, but research must be relevant to serious brain and behavior disorders such as schizophrenia, mood disorders, anxiety disorders or child and adolescent mental illnesses. To enable promising investigators to either extend research fellowship training or begin careers as independent research faculty (assist. prof. with PI eligibility) Young Investigator Grant
$35K per year x 2 years
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Feb. 1, 2017
via proposal central

Full proposal: April 3, 2017 via proposal central
American Cancer Society cancer, faculty with PI eligibility who have made seminal contributions that have changed the direction of basic cancer research. Mid-career faculty Research Professor Grant
$80K/yr direct costs for 5 years (2 to be awarded)
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Feb. 1, 2017


Full proposal (by invitation only):
April
FARA-Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Neuroscience; ataxia Faculty with PI eligibility General Research Grant
$150K/yr x 1-2 yrs
Additional Research Grant Subtype: Postdoctoral Trainee and Ph.D. Students (PI= faculty member)
More >>
Feb. 1, 2017 Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Education Foundation Neuroscience; spinal cord injury

Consumer, Caregiver, and Community Education; Professional Development and Education; Research Utilization and Dissemination;
Assistive Technology; Conferences and Symposia
Faculty with PI eligibility Education Grants
up to $50K
No citizenship requirement but grantees must be located at an institution in the U.S. and Canada.
More >>

Research grants (see Sept. )
Feb. 1, 2017 AALAS Grants for Laboratory Animal Science (GLAS) Program laboratory animal science
Faculty with PI eligibility

Small grant: $7500 for 1 yr.
Standard grant: $50,000 for 1 yr
PI must be an AALS member
More >>

 

Limited submission program

Internal deadline:
Feb. 6, 2017
Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Foundation Applicants must be involved in basic or clinical research which has the potential for translation. School of Medicine assist. prof. with UTL, MCL, or NTLR appts. Faculty Scholar Award
$75K-$100K gift award
Internal submission guidelines
Feb. Sjögren’s Syndrome Foundation Research Sjögren’s Syndrome: This is an auto-immune disease which involves an individual's white blood cells attacking moisture-producing glands. (Symptoms involve dry eyes and dry mouth.) Faculty with PI eligibility Research grants
$15K to $50K per year for 2 yrs.
No citizenship restriction but research must be conducted at an institution in the U.S..
More >>
Limited Program
Internal Cancer Institute
deadline:
Feb.
The V Foundation for Cancer Research Cancer Assist. prof. with tenure-track appts
(sponsor approved UTL and MCL faculty)
Scholar Award $200K over 2 yrs.
Internal submission guidelines
Limited Program
Internal Cancer Institute
deadline:
Feb.
The V Foundation for Cancer Research Cancer Faculty with with tenure-track appts(sponsored approved our UTL and MCL faculty) Translational Grant
$600,000 total funding ($200,000/yr x 3yrs).
Internal submission guidelines

Letter of intent (required):
Feb. 8, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only):
May 3, 2017

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Bladder cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Bladder Cancer Innovation Award
$300K total direct research expenses over 2 yrs (one award to be made)
More >>
Feb. National Kidney Foundation kidney disease Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (nephrologists) NKF Young Investigator Grants and NKF Satellite Dialysis Clinical Investigator Grant
$40K for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Feb. The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract surgery-alimentary tract Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (general surgeons) SSAT Career Development Award for Clinical/Outcomes/Educaton Research
$20K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent: Feb. California National Primate Research Center at UC Davis Pilot projects that address biomedical/translational research topics across the nonhuman primate lifespan and include CNPRC scientific research unit areas (Brain, Mind and Behavior, Infectious Diseases, Reproductive Sciences and Regenerative Medicine, Respiratory Diseases) are requested. Faculty with PI eligibility Requests for Letters of Intent for Pilot Projects
$50K for 1 year
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Feb. 13, 2017

Full proposal (by invtation only):
May 15, 2017
North American Spine Society (NASS) spine research; orthopaedics, neurosurgery, physiatry, pain management Faculty with PI eligibility NASS Research Grants
$50,000 per year for 1-2 years
NASS Nontraditional Nonsurgical Treatment Grants
$50,000 per year for 1-2 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Feb. 13, 2017

Full proposal (by invtation only):
May 15, 2017
North American Spine Society (NASS) spine research; orthopaedics, neurosurgery, physiatry, pain management Assist. prof. with PI eligibility NASS Young Investigator Grants
$50,000 per year for 1-2 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Feb. 15, 2017

Full proposals (by invitation only): May 15, 2017


Kenneth Rainin Foundation gastroenterology; inflammatory bowel disease Faculty with PI eligibility

Only one PI is permitted by the sponsor, but proposals may have co-investigators.

No citizenship requirement
2017 Innovator Award
$100,000 for one year
More >>

2017 Innovations Symposium
July 24-25, 2017, Palace Hotel, S.F.
: more >>
Feb. 15, 2017 Bay Area Lyme Foundation Lyme disease Postdocs/fellows;

Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)

Instructors, Clinical Instructors
Emerging Leader Award (grant)
$100,000
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Feb. 15, 2017 Bay Area Lyme Foundation Lyme disease Associate and Full professors with PI eligibility Alexandra Cohen Emerging Leader Award (grant)
$250,000
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Feb. 15, 2017

Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research anesthesiology; anesthesia education Anesthesiologists-faculty with PI eligibility Research in Education Grant
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
More >>
Feb. 15, 2017

Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research anesthesiology Faculty with PI eligibility Mentored Research Training Grants: Basic Science, Clinical or Translational Science, Health Services Research
The MRTG is a two-year, $175,000 award
More >>
Feb. 15, 2017 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network pancreatic cancer

Supports translational and clinically relevant projects that are identified as next steps for our Precision Promise initiative
Faculty with PI eligibility
Precision Medicine Targeted Grant
up to $1 million
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Download PDF file >>
Feb. 16, 2017
via proposal central
California Breast Cancer Research Program breast cancer Faculty with PI eligibility

Program-Directed Initiatives webpage >>
Community-Driven Pilot Studies to Explore Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Consumer Product Availability and Use
Two types of projects (see the guidelines for details)
Project I up; to $250K direct costs for up to 3 years
Project II up to $350K direct costs for up to 3 yrs
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

Letter of intent (required):
Feb. 17, 2017

Full proposal: March 10, 2017

(Other LOI deadlines:
May 19, Aug. 18, Nov. 17)
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation neuroscience; Alzheimer's Disease Faculty with PI eligibility

Preclinical Drug Discovery
$150K-$600K for 1-2 years
-PACT-Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT)
up to $1.5 milion
Biomarker Development
$150K-$600K for 1-2 years
More >>

Limited program
Internal Deadline (for all schools):
Feb.
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology, astronomy, computer science, earth science, ocean science, and all branches of engineering Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering
$875,000 over 5 years
Internal Submission guidelines
Feb. The Marfan Foundation basic and clinical research in Marfan syndrome which impacts connective tissue Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility
Applicants must have less than seven years experience in a faculty position and have never received an NIH R-01 grant award
Early Investigator Grant Program
$37,500 yr x 2 years
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Feb.
via proposal central
OREF-Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation prevention of musculoskeletal youth sports injuries assist. prof. with PI eligibility;

PI or Co-PI must be an orthopedic surgeon;

PhDs, DVMs and DOs are eligible if affiliated with an orthopaedic department and working with an orthopaedic surgeon, but must have a primary academic appointment in an orthopaedic department
OREF-Prevention of Musculoskeletal Youth Sports Injury Grant
$50K/yr for 2-3 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (LOI) (required) deadline:
Feb.


Full proposal (by invitation only): May
The Honorable Tina Brozeman Foundation (Tina’s Wish) cancer, ovarian Faculty with PI eligibility Early Detection Ovarian Cancer Research Grant
$100,000 per year x 2 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Feb. 20, 2017 via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only):
May 5, 2017 via proposal central
LUNGevity cancer-lung Assist. prof. with PI eligibility LUNGevity Career Development Awards for Translation Research (lung cancer)
Maximum of $300,000 ($100K/yr x 3 years)
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Feb.

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
Aug.

Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation To conduct clinical and education research and development in Anesthesia Patient Safety Faculty with PI eligibility Grant Program
$150,000 for up to 2 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Feb. 22, 2017 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network pancreatic cancer

Supports studies utilizing NCI/NIDDK cohort or new onset diabetics with high risk for sporadic pancreatic cancer; projects will focus on blood biomarkers
Faculty with PI eligibility Early Detection Targeted Grant
up to $1 million
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Feb. 22, 2017 New York Stem Cell Foundation used for exploring the basic biology and translational potential of stem cells Assist. prof. with tenure track or equivalent positions*

(*the sponsor has approved both our assist. prof. with MCL and UTL faculty appointments)
Innovator Awards for Early Career Investigators in Translational Stem Cell Research
$1.5M total direct costs over 5 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Feb. 22, 2017 New York Stem Cell Foundation foster truly bold, innovative scientists with the potential to transform the field of neuroscience. Assist. prof. with tenure track or equivalent positions*

(*the sponsor has approved both our assist. prof. with MCL and UTL faculty appointments)
Innovator Awards for Early Career Investigators in Neuroscience
$1.5M total direct costs over 5 yrs.
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Feb. 23, 2017
via proposal central
California Breast Cancer Research Program breast cancer

This RFQ seeks an investigative team to undertake an evaluation to determine how effective California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (prop 65) has been at reducing exposure to breast carcinogens
Faculty with PI eligibility

Program-Directed Initiatives webpage >>
Impact of Proposition 65 to Reduce or Eliminate Exposures Linked to Breast Cancer
$600K for up to 3 years (one project to be funded)
Download a PDF file of the guidelines >>

Feb. Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Neuroscience: basic, as well as translational and/or clinical investigators; psychiatric disorders such as: schizophrenia; bipolar; mood and anxiety disorders; or early onset brain and behavior disorders. Advanced postdoctoral fellows

Instructors

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
NARSAD Young Investigator Grant
$35K/yr x 2 yrs
Eligibility: advanced postdoctoral fellows, Instructors and assist. prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
No citizen restriction
More >>
Feb. The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract general surgey-health care disparities Faculty with PI eligibility Health Care Disparities Research Award
$20K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Phase I proposal (1-2 page proposal) deadline (required):
Feb. TBA

Phase II proposals (by invitation only) deadline:
May TBA
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) Consortium PML is a serious but rare infection of the central nervous system caused by lytic destruction of oligodendrocytes by the JC polyoma virus. Faculty with PI eligibility

Grants
up to $300K over 2 yrs
More >>

Feb. 27, 2017 International OCD Foundation Neuroscience; nature, causes and treatment of OCD and related disorders Postdoctoral fellows with mentor

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Research Grant

$35K to $50K
(see the FAQ webpage)
No citizenship restriction.
Overview >>
Guidelines >>
Portal request form deadline (required):
Feb.

Letter of intent deadline (required):
March

Copy of signed face page by mail:
March
amFAR-The Foundation for AIDS Research HIV/AIDS Faculty with PI eligibility Impact Grants exploring HIV persistence and eradication
$2M over 4 years
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Two-page phase one proposals: Feb. TBA;

Phase II proposals by invitation only
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) Consortium
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy Faculty with PI eligibility Grants
up to $300K over 2 yrs
More >>
Limited submissoin program

Internal deadline for ALL schools:
Feb.
Agilent Gift award- "2016 focus: Contribution to the development of advanced Big Data technologies aimed at making breakthroughs in life science research and imaging for clinical diagnostics". Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Candidate completed Ph.D. or M.D. less than 10 years before January 1, 2016.
Agilent Early Career Professor Award
$100K prize, not a grant
Internal nomination guidelines
March
March 1, 2017 The Esther A. and Joseph Klingenstein Fund neuroscience Assist. prof. with tenure-track appt. (UTL appt) within 4 years of their first tenure-track appt. (between July 1, 2013 to July 1, 2017) Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award in the Neurosciences
$225K over 3 years
U.S. citizenship is not a requirement, but it is expected that candidates will be permanent residents of the U.S. and that their research will be carried out in U.S. institutions (early career award exception to RPH 1.8)
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March 1, 2017 Melanoma Research Foundation cancer, melanoma Assoc. prof. with PI eligibility who are established melanoma researchers or

Researchers working in closely related fields who wish to move into melanoma research.
Established investigator Award
$100K/yr x 2yrs
No citizenship restriction but research must be conducted in the U.S.
More >>
March 1, 2017 Melanoma Research Foundation cancer, melanoma Instructors

Research associates

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Postdoctoral fellows must have less than 5 years of postdoctoral experience
Career Development Award
$50K/yr x 2yrs
No citizenship restriction but research must be conducted in the U.S.
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Not offered in 2017 (will be offered again in 2018) Melanoma Research Foundation cancer, melanoma Assoc. prof. with PI eligibility

Teams consisting of both basic scientists and clinicians to address an unmet clinical need
Team Awards
Up to $250K/yr x 2yrs
More >>
March 1, 2017 Foundation Fighting Blindness vision ressearch; retinal degenerative diseases (RDDs), i.e., inherited orphan retinal degenerative diseases and non-exudative age-related macular degeneration.
Clinician-scientists possessing an M.D., D.O., or recognized equivalent foreign degree and who are in their first, second, or third year of a junior faculty appointment are eligible to apply for a CDA.

Stanford assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Career Development Award
Amount of funding: $75K direct costs /yr x 5 years
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March 7, 2017 American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) reproductive medicine Assis prof. with PI eligibility ASRM Research Grant
$10K-$50K
No citizenship requirement
More >>
March 7, 2017 American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

Society for Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (SREI)

reproductive medicine Assist. prof. with PI eligibility SREI- Research Grant
$40K
No citizenship requirement
More >>
March American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons-Research Foundation colon and rectal surgery Faculty with PI eligibility Limited project grants
$50K for 1 yr
Applicants must be members of ASCRS
More >>
March
via proposal central
Lymphoma Research Foundation cancer; Mantle Cell Lymphoma

Note: Proposals must be an adjunct to an existing research project in MCL. Projects should also relate to work in the clinical setting and/or involve primary MCL patient samples.
Faculty with PI eligibility with an existing resesarch project in MCL Mantle Cell Lymphoma Correlative Studies Support Initiative
up to $50K for 18 months
To download the guidelines, click on the document icon next to the RFP title on this proposal central webpage >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
March

Full proposal deadline:
April

Lupus Foundation of America pediatric lupus tenure-track faculty-faculty; Stanford with UTL and MCL faculty appts. Health Outcomes in Pediatrics Lupus Grant
up to $100,000
Eligibility:
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
March 11, 2016

Full proposal deadline:
Lupus Foundation of America Funds basic, clinical and translational research on stem cells in lupus tenure-track faculty-faculty; Stanford with UTL and MCL faculty appts. Research on Stem Cells in Lupus
up to $135,000 for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
More >>
March TBA Prostate Cancer Foundation prostate cancer Postdoctoral Fellow, Instructor
Clinical Instructor,
Research Associate (submit through your RPM)

Assistant Professor with PI eligibility


All applicants must be within should be within six-years following completion of a professional degree or clinical training
Young Investigator Award
$75K/yr x 3 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
March 9, 2017
via proposal central
California Breast Cancer Research Program breast cancer; for community based participatory research projects Faculty with PI eligibility Community Research Collaboration (CRC) awards
CRC Pilot: Up to $150,000 direct costs for 18 months
CRC Full: up to $600,000 direct costs for 3 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Concept paper (required) deadline:
March

Full proposal (by invitation only):
May
Thrasher Research Fund Child health: “clinical, hypothesis-driven research that offers substantial promise for meaningful advances in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of children’s diseases, particularly research that offers broad-based applications.

Note: A mentor may have only one Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Awardee at a time.
1. Physicians who are in a residency/fellowship training program, or who completed that program no more than one year before the date of submission of the Concept Paper
2) Post-doctoral researchers who received the doctoral level degree no more than three years prior to the date of submission of the Concept Paper.
Early Career Award
$26,750 award for up to two years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
March 15, 2017 The Sontag Foundation neuroscience; brain tumors; brain cancer research Assist. prof. with UTL faculty appts. made no earlier than March 1, 2014 Distinguished Investigator Award
$600,000 total award ($150K/yr x 4 yrs)
No citizenship requirement
More >>
March
via proposal central
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) bladder cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Instructor

Research Associate

Senior Postdoctoral
fellow (submit your proposals through your RPM)
Young Investigator Awards
$50K/yr x 2 years (2 to be awarded)
U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents or applicants with a valid work visa in an instituton in the U.S. or Canada.
Download the PDF file of the guidelines by clicking on the document icon next to the title of the RFP on this proposal central webpage >>

Letter of intent:
March 17, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only):
July 14, 2017

Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation and
Harrington Discovery Institute
neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease Faculty with PI eligibility AADF-Harrington Scholar Award
up to $600K over 2 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
March 17, 2017 Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation Neuroscience; cancer; brain tumors-pediatric Faculty with PI eligibility Pediatric Brain Tumor Grant $30K/yr for up to 2 yrs (2 awards)

Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Research Award
Up to $45K (one award)
No citizenship restriction
More >>
March Howard and Gorgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine reproductive medicine Researchers in a reproductive medicine fellowship*

Instructors

Assist. to assoc. prof. with PI eligibility

Must be under of the age of 45
Young Investigator Achievement Awards
$60K for 1 yr
*Institutional representative: RPM in RMG.
More >>
Letter of intent: March National MPS Society MPS diseases: Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) and related diseases are genetic lysosomal storage diseases (LSD) caused by the body’s inability to produce specific enzymes. Faculty with PI eligibility

Research grants
for new investigators:

The support of basic or clinical research for
MPS II: one $90K two-year grant
MPS IV: one $80K grant
Challenge grant:
MPS III: to support a MPSIII clinical trial or to study a therapy or a biomarker that has passed the proof of concept stage but requires further pre-clinical or clinical testing. One $235K grant for 1 yr
More >>

Online nomination:
March
March of Dimes Birth defects Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar Research
$150,000 over 2 years
No citizenship requirement
Download a PDF file of the guidelines
March
This will not be offered in 2016
Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation multiple myeloma Faculty with PI eligibility Senior Research Award $100,000/yr x 2 yrs
More >>
Internal Vetting Process Required

Internal deadline:
March
NIH ORIP To fund groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems that cost at least $50,000. Maximum funding is $600,000. Faculty with PI eligibility NIH Shared Instrumentation Grant (S10) PAR 16-054
See eligibility in the guidelines
Internal vetting process guidelines
Internal Vetting Process Required

Internal deadline:
March
NIH ORIP allows groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems that cost at least $600,000. The maximum award is $2,000,000. Faculty with PI eligibility NIH High-End Instrumentation Program (S10) PAR-16-053
See eligibility in the guidelines
Internal vetting process guidelines
Letter of intent deadline:
March
via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only) daedline:
July
va proposal central
The Craig H. Nielsen Foundation (spinal cord injury) neuroscience; spinal cord injury Faculty with PI eligibility
Psychosocial Research (PSR) Grants
PSR Pilot Grants

$200K over 2 years
Psychosocial Research (PSR) Grants
PSR Studies and Demonstration Projects
up to $400,000 over 3 years
No citizenship restriction but applicant must be employed at an institution in the U.S. or Canada.
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
March

Application deadline:
April
Lupus Foundation of America faculty with PI eligibility who have a previously scored but unfunded lupus-specific RO1 or equivalent federal grant application from the previous 12 months with the expectation that with LIFELINE funding, a fundable priority could be achieved on the next submission of either a new (A0) application (without a substantial redesign of the content and scope of the project) or a resubmission (A1) application. Faculty with PI eligibility (see the column to the left) LIFELINE Grant Program
up to $140,000
More >>
March 24, 2017

(see also Sept. 22)
American Epilepsy Society Neuroscience; epilepsy Associate Professor or above with PI eligibility Seed Grant Awards
$20,000
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Pre-proposal: March 27, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Aug. 7, 2017

Organization for Autism Research neuroscience; autism Faculty with PI eligibility Applied Research Competition
$30,000 over 1-2 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>

Date to register to obtain a reference # (required):
March

Letter of intent (required):
March

Human Frontier Science Program Basic science research into fundamental biological problems;

Research Grants are awarded for novel, ground-breaking collaborations involving extensive collaboration among teams of scientists working in different countries and in different disciplines.
faculty (assist. prof. with PI eligibility) who are within 5 years of their independent (faculty) position but must have obtained their first doctoral degree (Ph.D. or M.D.) not longer than 10 years before the LOI deadline.

Young Investigator Grant
$250K per year for a team of 2; $350K per year for a team of 3; $450K per year for a team of 4 or more Term: 3 years; (see the guidelines for additional information)
No citizenship requirement
Program GrantsMore >>

 

Date to register to obtain a reference # (required):
March 21, 2016

Letter of intent (required):
March

Human Frontier Science Program Basic science research into fundamental biological problems;

Research Grants are awarded for novel, ground-breaking collaborations involving extensive collaboration among teams of scientists working in different countries and in different disciplines.
Faculty with PI eligibility Program Grants
Amount of funding for both grant: $250K per year for a team of 2; $350K per year for a team of 3; $450K per year for a team of 4 or more Term: 3 years; (see the guidelines for additional information) More >>
April
April Emergency Medicine Foundation emergency medicine Faculty with PI eligibility Treating Agitation in the Emergency Department
up to $490,000 over 2 years
Knowledge Translation Research Grant
up to $50K for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
More >>
April Emergency Medicine Foundation emergency medicine the scholar must be a graduate of an ACGME approved emergency medicine residency or pediatric emergency medicine training program at the beginning of the proposed funding period (by July 1, 2016) EMF Health Policy Research Scholar Award
up to $100K for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
More >>
April When Everyone Survives Research Foundation cancer; leukemia Faculty with PI eligibility Request for Proposals in Leukemia Research
$50,000 for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
More >>
April

(see also Oct. 1)
Scoliosis Research Society spinal deformity Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
Standard, New Investigator, Small Exploratory, Alf Nachemson Evidence Based Medicine
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
April
proposal central

Full application (by invitation only)

(also see Sept.)
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation cystic fibrosis Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot and Feasibility Awards $40K/yr x 2 yrs (basic science research)
Research Grant $90K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
April American Society for Surgery of the Hand hand surgery Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Basic Science Grant
$20K total over 2 yrs more >>
Clinical Science Grant
$40K total over 2 yrs
More >>
April 3, 2017
via proposal central
American Society for Radiation Oncology-ASTRO cancer; cancer; radiation oncology; (radiation oncology, biology, physics or outcomes/health services) Assist. prof. with PI eligibility within 5 years of their faculty appt. Junior Faculty Career Research Training Award
$100K per yr x 2 yrs (2 awards)
No citizenship restriction
More >>
April 3, 2017
via proposal central
American Cancer Society Cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Mentored Research Scholar Grant
$135K direct costs plus 8% indirect cost per year (plus $10K per year for the mentor) for up to 5 years
U.S. Citizenship, non-citizenship nationals or permanent residency required
More >>

April 3, 2017
via proposal central
American Cancer Society Cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Instructors are not eligible
Research Scholar Grant
RSG in Basic, Pre-clinical Clinical, Epidemiology, Psychosocial and Behavioral Research and Research in Palliative Care and Symptom Management
(see pg. 22 guidelines)
$165K direct costs plus 20% indirects per year for up to 4 yrs.
No citizenship requirement
More >>
April 3, 2017
via proposal central
American Cancer Society Cancer Faculty with PI eligibility

Instructors are not eligible
Research Scholar Grant
RSG in Cancer Control: Health Policy and Health Services Research
(see pg. 22 guidelines)
$165K direct costs plus 20% indirects per year for up to 4 yrs.
No citizenship requirement
More >>
April 3, 2017
via proposal central
American Cancer Society Cancer;
limited to research in Psychosocial and Behavioral Research, and in Health Policy and Health Services Research
Faculty with PI eligibility

Instructors are not eligible
Research Scholar Grant RSG in Priority Program of Cancer Control: Health Disparities Research (see pg. 22 guidelines)
$165K direct costs plus 20% indirects per year for up to 4 yrs (exception: up to 5 years only if study is population based)
Exception: $400K per year for up to 5 years-- only if study is population based
No citizenship requirement
More >>
April 3, 2017
via proposal central
American Cancer Society cancer;

Awarded to institutions as block grants to provide seed money for newly independent investigators to initiate research projects
Faculty with PI eligibility Institutional Research Grants

SPECIAL NOTE: There is no limit on the number of applications, but Dr. Beverly Mitchell, Stanford Cancer Institute Director, is available to facilitate responses.
No citizenship requirement (see page 9-guidelines)
More >>
April 3, 2017
via proposal central
American Cancer Society cancer; This is an institutional research grant to support physician training in accredited preventive medicine residency programs that provide cancer prevention and control research and practice opportunities. Faculty with PI eligibility Physician Training Awards in Cancer Prevention
$300,000 over 4 years (average of $50K per resident training year)-institutional grant

SPECIAL NOTE: There is no limit on the number of applications, but Dr. Beverly Mitchell, Stanford Cancer Institute Director, is available to facilitate responses.
No citizenship requirement (see page 9-guidelines)
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
April

Full proposal (by invitation):
May
Epilepsy Foundation neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility New Therapy Commercialization Grants Program
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
April

Full proposal (by invitation):
May
Epilepsy Foundation neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility Epilepsy Innovation Seal of Excellence
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Pre-application required: submit 6 weeks prior to the deadlines below

Pre-applications will be reviewed on a quarterly basis in 2017: April 5

Other deadlines: July 12, Oct. 4
National Multiple Sclerosis Society Neuroscience; multiple sclerosis Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Research Grants
Up to $44K for 1 yr (includes 10% indirect cost)
More >>
April Cystinosis Research Foundation: Natalie's Wish Cystinosis Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
Term: 1-3 yes-amount not specified
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Limited program:

Internal deadline:
April
American Diabetes Association all topics relevant to prevention, treatment and cure of all types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes), diabetes-related disease states (obesity, pre-diabetes, and other insulin resistant states) and the complications of diabetes. Assist. prof. with PI eligibility with demonstrated productivity in diabetes research Pathway to Stop Diabetes
Accelerator Award $1.625M
No citizenship restricton
Internal submission guidelines
Limited program:

Internal deadline:
April
American Diabetes Association all topics relevant to prevention, treatment and cure of all types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes), diabetes-related disease states (obesity, pre-diabetes, and other insulin resistant states) and the complications of diabetes. Applicants must currently be in research training positions (post-doctoral fellow, research fellowship)

Pathway to Stop Diabetes
Initiator Award
$1.625M postdoc-to-faculty transition award
No citizenship restricton
Internal submission guidelines

Limited program:

Internal deadline:
April
American Diabetes Association all topics relevant to prevention, treatment and cure of all types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes), diabetes-related disease states (obesity, pre-diabetes, and other insulin resistant states) and the complications of diabetes. Faculty with PI eligibility (established investigator in a field outside of diabetes research) Pathway to Stop Diabetes
Visionary Award
$1.625M
No citizenship restricton
Internal submission guidelines

Limited Submission Program:

Internal Deadline:
April

William T. Grant Foundation lives of youth ages 5 to 25 in the United States. They fund research that increases our understanding of programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes and understanding the use of research in policy and practice. Assistant professors with UTL and MCL faculty appointments William T. Grant Scholars
Limited: only ONE applicant is permitted in each a major division of the university (i.e., medical school, humanities and sciences)
Amount of funding: $350,000 over 5 years
Internal submission guidelines
April National Marfan Syndrome marfan syndrome (impacts connective tissue); Basic and clinical science Associate Prof. with PI eligibility Faculty Grant Program
$100K over 2 yrs*
(*will be co-funded by the Canadian Marfan Association)
NMF will award one or two $100K awards
No citizenship restriction
More >>

Letter of intent (required):
April 12, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only):
July 12, 2017

Citizens United in Research for Epilepsy (CURE) neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility

CURE Epilepsy Award
$250K over 2 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Letter of intent (required):
April 12, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only):
July 12, 2017

Citizens United in Research for Epilepsy (CURE) neuroscience; epilepsy

senior postdoctoral fellows who have a minimum of 3 years postdoctoral experience,

clinical fellows who are Neurology Residents in their Neurology training who are considering Epilepsy Fellowships,

newly appointed faculty (assist. prof. with PI eligibility) who within one year of having completed postdoctoral training

Taking Flight Award
$100K
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Letter of intent (required):
April 12, 2017

Full proposal (by invitation only):
July 12, 2017

Citizens United in Research for Epilepsy (CURE) neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility CURE Innovator Award
$50K
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required)
April

Full application: June
California HIV/AIDS Research Program HIV/AIDS Faculty with PI eligibility Basic Biomedical Science IDEA Awards
$160K in direct costs for up to 24 months
Transgender PrEP Demonstration Research Project Awards
Applicants for this RFP must partner with at least one community-based program or local government.
Collaborative HIV/AIDS Research Center Awards
$475K per year for up to 4 years
More >>
April American Diabetes Association (ADA) diabetes Faculty with PI eligibility ADA Core Programs:
Research Awards:
Innovative Basic Science

$115K/yr x 3 years
Innovative Clinical or Translational Science
$200K/yr x 3 years
More >>
April American Diabetes Association (ADA) diabetes

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Stanford Instructors are not eligible
ADA Core Programs:
Development Award:
Junior Faculty Development
$138K/yr for 2-4 years (with optional student loan repayment ($10K/yr)
No citizenship restriction, applicants must have authorization to work in the U.S. or U.S. possessions, as confirmed by the sponsoring institution.
More >>
April 15, 2017

(see also Oct. 15)
Angelman Syndrome neuroscience; Angelman syndrome (AS) is a neuro-genetic disorder that occurs in one in 15,000 live births. AS is often misdiagnosed as cerebral palsy or autism. Characteristics of the disorder include developmental delay, lack of speech, seizures, and walking and balance disorders. Individuals with Angelman syndrome will require life-long care Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$100,000 per year for 1-2 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>
April American Society of Hematology (ASH) hematology Faculty with PI eligibility Bridge Grant Program
Up to $150K
Eligibility: hematologists-faculty who are ASH members who applied for an NIH R01 grant or equivalent that was scored but not funded due to budget cutbacks.
More >>
Letters of intent (required) deadline:
April

Full proposals (by invitation only) deadline:
July
The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration neuroscience; frontotemporal degeneration Faculty with PI eligibility FTD Biomarkers Initiative
$250K-$500K for 1-2 years (proposals for lower or higher amounts will be considered)
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Letter of intent:
April 15, 2017

Full application by invitation:
Sept. 1, 2017

(see also Jan. 15 and Oct. 1)

Whitehall Foundation Neuroscience; Basic biological research in neurobiology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Grant-in-Aid
$30K for 1 yr
More >>

Letter of intent:
April 15, 2017

Full application by invitation:
Sept. 1, 2017

(see also Jan. 15 and Oct. 1)

Whitehall Foundation Neuroscience; Basic biological research in neurobiology Faculty with PI eligibility
Research Grants
$30-$75K/yr for up to 3 yrs
More >>
Pre-proposal deadline (required):
April

Full application (by invitation only):
Aug.
BSF- United States- Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) Transformative science: non-conventional and high-risk ideas that involve scientific breakthroughs. Faculty with PI eligibility Transformative Science Research Grants Program $100K/yr x 3 yrs
A joint application must be submitted by at least one PI from an Israeli institution and one PI from a U.S. institution.
More >>
PDF file of the guidelines >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
April

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
Aug.

Free to Breathe: a partnership for lung cancer survival cancer; lung cancder metastasis Faculty with PI eligibility 2016 Free to Breathe Metastasis Research Grant
up to $600,000 over 3 years (2 awards to be made)
No citizenship requirement-but verification of visa status required
More >>
April American Lung Association

Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation
cancer: joint award that will support an early career scientist to conduct research investigating the unique burden of lung cancer among women. Assist. prof. with PI eligiiblity within the first 5 years of their first faculty appointment as of April 25, 2016 2016 Momentum Research Award: Defeating Lung Cancer in Women
ALCF-ALA Early-Career Investigator Award
$125,000 per year x 2 years
No citizenship restriction (see guidelines for visa status)
More >>
April
via proposal central
OREF and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine orthopaedics, sports medicine Faculty with PI eligibility OREF Soft Tissue Repair and Regeneration Sports Medicine Grant in Honor of Russell F. Warren, M.D.
$150K (over 2 year) or $225K (over 3 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
April Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation cancer; multiple myeloma Postdoctoral or medical fellows*

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility*

(*with mentor in the multiple myeloma field)

Research Fellow Award
$75K for 1 year
All applicants must submit their applications through their RPM.
More >>

April

Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Movember Foundation

The V Foundation


Cancer; teams must consist of at least 3 highly experienced investigators capable of providing unique scientific expertise to the solution of a significant problem in prostate cancer research. A team may be assembled from one or several institutions and must embed at least one young investigator as an integral contributor to the team.
Faculty with PI eligibility 2016 PCF Challenge Awards for Metastatic, Lethal Prostate Cancer
Up to $1 million per team
The Movember Foundation will fund approximately five (5) Movember Foundation-PCF Challenge Awards from U.S. based teams with money it has raised in the U.S..
The V Foundation will co-fund one (1) Challenge Award in the area of Immunotherapy of Prostate Cancer. Meritorius applications from the U.S. and Canada will be considered for this award.
Several other PCF Challenge Awards to institutions from within or outside the U.S. will be funded through other funding sources.
Download a PDF file of the guidelines

Letter of intent (required):
April

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept.
March of Dimes birth defects Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
Period (amount not specified)
No citizenship restriction
Download a PDF file of the guidelines
April American College of Chest Physicians
The CHEST Foundation
respiratory health in the clinical, translational, and/or population health arenas Faculty with PI eligibility CHEST Foundation GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Scholar in Respiratory Health
$150K over 3 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
April American College of Chest Physicians
The CHEST Foundation
respiratory health; lung cancer, Alpha-1, COPD, VTE, Nontuberculous Mycobacteria, women's lung health Faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty ; CHEST membership required at the time of the application;

Although applicants may be at later career stages, special consideration will be given to those within 5 years of completing an advanced training program (assist. prof. with PI eligibility)
Research Grant in Lung Cancer $90K for 2 years
Research Grant in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
$50K for 1 year
CHEST Foundation and the Alpha-1 Foundation Research Grant in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency $25K for 1 year
Research Grant in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease $50K for 1 year
Research Grant in Venous Thromboembolism $30K for 1 yr
Research Grant in Nontuberculous Mycobacteria $25K for 1 year
Research Grant in Women ’s Lung Health $10K for 1 year
More >>
April 30, 2017

(see also Oct. 31)
The Morton Cure Paralysis Fund Neuroscience; Cures and treatments for paralysis associated with spinal cord injury and other central nervous system disorders Faculty with PI eligibility

Postdoctoral fellows may apply with a Career Development PI waiver through their RPM (the RFP requests a letter of support from their mentors)
Research grants
$5-$75K for one year
(note: postdocs submit applications through your RPM)  
No citizenship requirement
More >>
May
Concept paper: May

(and Nov. 1)
Lalor Foundation To educate young women about reproductive health Faculty with PI eligibility Anna Lalor Burdick Program
Funds are for programs, not individual research projects.
$10,000 to $50,000, with an average grant size between $20,000 and $25,000.
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
May

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Aug.



American Sleep Medicine Foundation sleep medicine; neuroscience

This is a focused RFA specifically soliciting applications to study the role of telehealth/telemedicine, using the AASM SleepTM platform, in the evaluation and management of patients with sleep disorders.
Faculty with PI eligibility Strategic Research Award
Category 1-up to $250K
Category 2- up to $100K
No citizenship restriction
More >>
May Ovarian Cancer Research Fund cancer; This one-year grant provides institutions with $50,000 to start a Woman to Woman peer support program. Faculty with PI eligibility Woman to Woman Program Grant (for hospital based programs)
$50K for 1 year
No citizenship requirement
More >>
May Rheumatology Research Foundation rheumatology; The purpose of this award is to provide bridge funding for promising investigators as they are revising
outstanding career development awards (i.e., NIH K08/K23 awards or VA CDA-2 awards).
Assistant professors with PI eligibility Career Development Bridge Funding Award: K Bridge
$75K for 1 year
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
May


Full application (by invitation only):
Aug.
The American Society of Hematology hematology

Citizenship: Although ASH requires that applicants be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, because these are career development awards, these RFPs are exceptions to Stanford's RPH 1.8 non-discrimination in research policy.

Postdocs*

 

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility**

*ASH Scholars Awards
Fellows
$50K/yr x 2 yrs (Postdocs: these are grants which must be submitted through your department's RPM
**Junior Faculty Scholar Awards

$75K/yr x 2yrs z
Eligible applicants must be a citizen of the United States or Canada or hold a visa in the United States or Canada.
More >>

Letters of intent: May 3, 2017

(see also Aug.)

Full proposal (by invitation only)

William T. Grant Foundation Address issues that have compelling relevance for theory, policy, and/or practice affecting the settings of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants-Reducing Inequality
$100K-$600K for 2-3 yrs
Research Grants-Improving the use of research evidence
$100K to $1M for 2-3 yrs
Officers’ Research Grants for both initiatives
up to $25K for 2-4 yrs
More >>
Letters of intent: May



Full proposal (by invitation only)
William T. Grant Foundation This program encourages mid-career researchers to submit proposals that offer experiences working within policy and practice settings. Faculty* with PI eligibility

(*mid-career)
William T. Grant Distinguished Fellows (mid-career faculty)
Up to $175,000 (6 months to 2 years)
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
May
proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only): July via proposal central
Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation For large ovarian cancer research projects that involve several investigators within one institution or collaborations between groups in multiple institutions. Faculty with PI eligibility Program Project Development Grant
$300K/yr x 3 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
May
proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only): July  via proposal central
Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation Ovarian Cancer Asssit. prof. with PI eligibility Liz Tilberis Early Career Award
$150K/yr x 3 yrs
More >>
May 3, 2017

Venture Well

(formerly
National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance -NCIIA)
Our E-Team Program gives college students the chance to move new tech ideas out of the lab and classroom and into the marketplace.
Stage 1 funding; $5,000- to attend a three-day strategy mapping workshop, VentureLab1
Stage 2 funding: up to $20,000 + workshop (VentureLab 2) + coaching + network (and includes tactical coaching)
Stage 3 funding: up to $50,000 VentureWell program investment opportunity
You must apply for Stage 1 funding first.
Faculty with PI eligibility*

*The PI is the faculty advisor
E-team program for students: provides early-stage funding for training, coaching, and investment for teams working on market-based technology inventions.
More >>
Initial proposal deadline:
May

Full proposal (by invitaiton only):
Sept.
The Taub Foundation Grants Program for MDS For Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) research, exclusive of AML and MPN. Studies focusing on molecular genetics, epigenetics, splicing factors, stem cells, the microenvironment and novel therapeutic targets relevant to MDS are encouraged. Faculty with PI eligibility Grants program for MDS $600K inclusive of 10% indirect costs ($200K/yr x 3 yrs)
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
May

Full proposal (by invitation only):
July
FARA-Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Neuroscience; ataxia;
Pre-clinical development and testing of potential therapeutics, biologics, and devices in cells and animals
Clinical studies of patient outcome measures, potential interventions, or devices.
Faculty with PI eligibility Kyle Bryan Translational Research Award
$250K/yr for 1-2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
May

Full proposal (by invitation only):
July
FARA-Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Neuroscience; ataxia; There should be investigators from at least 2 separate countries. Faculty with PI eligibility Bronya J. Keats International Research Collaboration Award
$200K/yr for 1-2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Pre-proposals: May

Full proposals (by invitation only):
Aug.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Disease neuroscience; Parkinson's disease; 1) Disease-modifyiing, symptomatic, clinical, pre-clinical; 2) Novel targets, priority targets, lead pathway targets; 3) Imaging agents, biomarker assays, clinical outcomes Faculty with PI eligibility 1) Therapeutic Development
There is no set budget limit for proposals
2) Target Advancement
Target validation awards: $100K for 1 year
Target Optimization Awards: $200K over 2 years
3) Outcome Measures
There is no set budget limit for proposals
No citizenship restriction
More >>
2016 is an hiatus year. The next competition will be in 2017.

John Merck Fund Neuroscience; developmental disabilities, particular Downs Syndrome and Fragile X Faculty with PI eligibility

Developmental Disabilities Translational Research Program
$250K/yr x 4 yrs ($1M)
No citizenship restriction
More >>

Letter of intent: May 19, 2017


Full proposal:
June 9 2017

(Other LOI deadlines: Feb. 17; Aug. 18; Nov. 17)

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease Faculty with PI eligibility Preclinical Drug Discovery
$150K-$600K for 1-2 years
-PACT-Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT)
up to $1.5 milion
Biomarker Development
$150K-$600K for 1-2 years
More >>
May

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer childhood cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Applicants must be within the first 5 years of their first assistant professor faculty appointment.
"A" Award
$150K/yr x 3 yrs
Overview webpage

Download a PDF file of the RFP
May

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer childhood cancer; The goal of this award is to support selected "late translational" studies needed to ultimately initiate a clinical trial. Faculty with PI eligibility Reach Award
$250K total costs over 2 yrs
Overview webpage

Download a PDF file of the guidelines
Limited Program

Internal Stanford Neuroscience Institute deadline:
May
Brain Research Foundation Neuroscience; brain research Professors and Assoc. Prof. with PI eligibility Scientific Innovation Award
Only one application is permitted
Internal submission guidelines
Letter of intent (required):
May
via proposal central

Full proposal: Oct.
via proposal central
Craig H. Neilsen Foundation (spinal cord injury)

To be published to proposal central in April
neuroscience; spinal cord injry TBA Spinal Cord Injury Research on the Translational Spectrum (SCIRTS)

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2016 RFP suspended Doctors Cancer Foundation the management of cancer. We are particularly interested in promoting the best of the young scientists currently under the radar screen. Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$50K (1 to be awarded)
No citizenship restriction
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June
June PCORI-Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute Funds clinical comparative effectiveness research; CER methods and infrastructure Faculty with PI eligibility

or others with an approved Conference and Work Shop PI waiver (see the matrix on this webpage >>)
Engagement Award (EAIN): Research Meeting and Conference Support
$50K for up to 1 year
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent:
June
PCORI-Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute Funds clinical comparative effectiveness research; CER methods and infrastructure Faculty with PI eligibility Engagement Awards: Knowledge Awards; Training and Development Awards and Dissemination Awards
$250K over 2 years
No citizenship restriction
FAQ webpage
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Letter of intent (required):
June

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Oct.

National Center for Responsible Gaming neuroscience; mental health; gambling disorder; To fund innovative, multi-disciplinary research investigations. faculty with PI eligibility who have impressive record of research on gambling disorders Centers of Excellence in Gambling Research Grants
up to a total of $350K plus 15% indirect costs for up to 3 years (2 to be awarded)
No citizenship requirement
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Letter of intent (required):
June
American Thoracic Society Foundation respiratory diseases Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
2016 RFPs to be published
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Pre-proposal: June Environmental Research & Education Foundation environment; Sustainable Solid Waste Management Faculty with PI eligibility Request for Proposals Research in Sustainable Solid Waste Management
Amount of funding: $15K-$500K with an average grant amount of $160,000. Typical term: 2 years
No citizenship requirement
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June Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals Case Medical Center linical introduction of new medicines (drugs or biologics). The specific focus of eligible projects includes (1) fundamental discovery (elucidation of novel targets and leads), (2) development of novel drugs and biologics or (3) drug-device combinations. Physician scientists- Faculty with PI eligibility Harrington Scholar-Innovator Grant Program
Up to $700,000 over 2 years ($100,000 guaranteed)
No citizenship restriction but applicants must hold a faculty position at an accredited academic medical center, university or research institution in the U.S.
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June PSC Partners Seeking a Cure novel basic or clinical science question related to PSC and closely allied diseases (such as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), ulcerative colitis (UC) or Crohn's disease) as they relate to PSC. Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$30K/yr x 2 years
No citizenship restriction
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Concept paper (required):
June 1, 2017

Full applic. (by invitation):
August 15, 2017

(see also Dec. 1 >>)


Gerber Foundation child health; pediatrics:

Priority is given to projects that improve the nutrition, care and development of infants and young children from the first year before birth to three years of age-see the focus areas on this webpage >>
Faculty with PI eligibility

Research Grant
up to $350K over 3 yrs
No citizenship restriction
How to apply webpage >>
Concept paper (required):
June 1, 2017

Full applic. (by invitation):
August 15, 2017

(see also Dec. 1 >>)
Gerber Foundation child health; pediatrics:

Priority is given to projects that improve the nutrition, care and development of infants and young children from the first year before birth to three years of age-see the focus areas on this webpage >>
Physicians, PhD candidates, PharmD candidates, and other similar degree candidates:
1) in a residency or fellowship training program or 2) those who are no more than one year post training; 3) have not received a K award from the National Institutes of Health;
Novice Grants
$20K
No citizenship restriction
How to apply webpage >>
June Children's Heart Foundation The CHF supports clinical and basic science research in congenital heart disease, including, but not limited to the following areas: molecular genetics, biochemistry, pharmacology, devices and procedural research (cardiac catheterization and surgery), and long-term care of adults with congenital birth defects. Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants up to $100K total cost/yr for up to 2 yrs
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Letter of intent (required):
June

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept.
Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation pediatric cardiomyopathy Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$25K-$50K for 1 year direct costs
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June The North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) neuroscience; neuroendocrine tumors Assist. prof. with PI eligibility who are within 5 years of their first faculty appt. Clinical Investigator Scholarship
$50,000 for one year
No citizenship restriction
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June The North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) neuroscience; neuroendocrine tumors Assist. prof. with PI eligibility who are within 5 years of their first faculty appt. Basic//Translational Science Investigator
$50,000 per year x 2 years
No citizenship restriction
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Limited program: Internal Stanford Cancer Institute Deadline:
June


Full applic:
Oct.
Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research for researchers of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (MCL, UTL, NTLR appts) who are within the first 3 years of their appt. (not appointed before July 15, 2013) Pew-Stewart Scholars Program in Cancer Research
$240,000
Internal submission guidelines

Limited program: Internal Deadline:
June

Full applic:
Nov.

Pew Scholars Program basic and clinical science relevant to human health Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (MCL, UTL, NTLR appts) who are within the first 3 years of their appt. (not appointed before July 15, 2013) Pew Scholars Program $240K
Internal Submission Guidelines>>

Letter of intent (required):
June

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept.

The LAM Foundation   Faculty with PI eligibility LAM Established Investigators $50K/yr per year renewable for up to 2 additional years
LAM Pilot Project Awards $25K
No citizenship restriction
More >>

Letter of intent (required) deadline:
June via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
Sept. via proposal central

CureSearch for Children’s Cancer cancer; childhood cancer Faculty with PI eligibility

No citizenship restriction
Acceleration Initiative 3: Grand Challenge Awards in Pediatric Cancer

Guidelines:
To download the guidelines, go to this Proposal central webpage, and click on the document icon at the end of the RFP title

No citizenship restriction


Letter of intent: June

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Aug.
Children's Tumor Foundation Neuroscience; cancer; to support early stage pilot clinical trials of candidate therapeutics or interventions for treatment of manifestations of NF1, NF2 and schwannomatosis. Faculty with PI eligibility Clinical Research Awards
$150,000
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Letter of intent (required):
June

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept.
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance tuberous sclerosis Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$75K/ yr for up to 2 yrs
No ctiizenship restriction
More >>
Limited submission program

Internal deadline:
June
The Archer Foundation Neuroscience

Required research topic: Early Molecular Measurements of Neurodegenerative Disease/Cognitive Decline
Faculty with PI eligibility

The Archer Award in Brain Research
$100,000 per year x 3 years (allows for 10% of the award to be used for indirect costs)
No citizenship restriction
Internal submission guidelines

June Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) juvenile diabetes see the guidelines Various awards:
Career Development Awards
Early Career Patient Oriented Diabetes Research Awards
Postdoctoral Fellowships
Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowships
No citizenship restrictions
More >>

Limited submission program

Internal deadline:
June
Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust Awards Program to support high-risk, high-reward projects that address critical scientific and therapeutic roadblocks. If successful, these projects will open new avenues for treating and curing disease (see guidelines for required research focus area) Faculty with PI eligibility Catalyst Awards Program
Limited-only two applicants permitted.
$300K for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
Internal submission guidelines
June The Children's Leukemia Research Association cancer, pediatric leukemia Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant Program ($30K)
No citizenship restriction
Guidelines
July
July Lupus Research Institute lupus Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants for Novel Approach to Lupus
$100K per year for up to 3 yrs
No citizenship restriction
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July The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) dermatologic surgery; cosmetic medicine and surgery; core surgical procedures and techniques; cutaneous oncology; new technologies (see board directed topics) Faculty with PI eligibility

ASDS members
Cutting Edge Research Program
$20K
No citizenship restriction
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July Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation cancer Stanford clarification:
Only assist. prof. with UTL and MCL appointments who are within the first 4 years of their initial assist. prof. appointments are eligible.
Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award
The initial award will be for two years, $150,000 per year ($300,000 total)
with the opportunity for up to two additional years of funding (up to four years total for $600,000).
Applicants (including non-U.S. citizens) must be conducting independent research at a U.S. research institution.
Program overview >>
Application guidelines >>
July Kennedy's Disease Association Neuroscience; neuromuscular disease caused by a defect in the X chromosome which makes testosterone "almost a poison" to a boy's system. Senior Postdoctoral fellows*

Instructors

Early assist. prof. with PI eligibility
Research Grants
Up to $50K seed money
(Note: postdocs-submit through your dept.'s RPM)
More >>
Pre-application required: submit 6 weeks prior to the deadlines below

Pilot applications will be reviewed on a quarterly basis in 2017: April 5, July 12, Oct. 4
National Multiple Sclerosis Society Neuroscience; multiple sclerosis Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Research Grants
Up to $44K for 1 yr
More >>
July 7, 2017

(see also Jan. 7)
American Academy of Family Physcians family medicine Faculty with PI eligibility Joint Grants Awards Program
$50K for 1-2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
July
via proposal central
Lupus Research Institute lupus Faculty with PI eligibility Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Investigator Award
$250K/yr x 4 yrs ($1M)
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent:
July
NBME-National Board of Medical Examinders Advancing research and development for innovative assessment methods in medical education or practice Faculty with PI eligibility Stemmler Education Research Fund
up to $150K
More >>
Limited submission program

Internal SoM deadline:
July

Internal SoE & H&S deadline:
July
Searle Scholars Program for individuals pursuing independent research careers in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences Assistant professors with MCL or UTL appointments who began their FIRST appointment at the assistant professor level on or after July 1, 2015 Searle Scholars Program
$100K per year x 3 years
Internal Submission Guidelines

Letter of intent (required):
July

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Nov.

Susan G. Komen
Breast Cancer
breast cancer Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility

Applicants must have held faculty positions for no more than 5 years at the time of the application (as of Nov. 22, 2016)
Career Catalyst Research Grants-two categories:
Basic/Translational Research
Clinical Research
$150K/yr for up to 3 years
No citizenship restriction
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Letter of intent (required):
July

Full proposal: Aug.
National Ataxia Foundation Neuroscience; ataxia Faculty with PI eligibility NAF Research Grants
Seed grants $15K-$30K for 1 year
More >>
Pre-proposal deadline:
July

**pre-app. must be approved by your RPM/RMG or OSR by July

Burroughs Wellcome Fund for those working in protozoan and metazoan parasites, protists, and fungi. Viral, bacterial, immune, and multi-species work is likewise encouraged. Work related to malaria, tuberculosis, and AIDs is appropriate for this program. BWF particularly encourages human health-relevant applications from veterinary scientists. Assistant professors with UTL and MCL faculty appointments Investigators in Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease (PATH)
$500,000
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Letter of intent (required) deadline:
July

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Nov.
Bright Focus Foundation vision research; macular degeneration Faculty with PI eligibility Macular Degeneration Research Program
Standard Grant
$160K budgeted over 2 yrs
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July Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation cancer Current Damon Runyon Fellows are eligible to apply in the fourth year of their Fellowship. Damon Runyon Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists
$100K for 1 year
Program overview
Application guidelines
July Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Faculty with PI eligibility Research Support Grants
$75,000 for 1 yr
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July Muscular Dystrophy Association muscular dystrophies (among which are Duchenne and Becker); motor neuron diseases (including ALS and SMA); the peripheral nerve disorders (CMT and Friedreich's ataxia); inflammatory myopathies; disorders of the neuromuscular junction; metabolic diseases of muscle as well as other myopathies *Established faculty with PI eligibility Investigator-initiated Basic Research Grant*
$80K-100K/yr for 1- 3 yrs
No citizenship restriction

Young Investigator Development Grant (postdocs-submit through your RPM)
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Abstract deadline (required):
July

Full proposal (by invitation): Aug.

*Abstracts are accepted on a rolling basis. Full proposals by invitation only:
Focused Ultrasound Foundation focused ultrasound Faculty with PI eligibility Investigator-initiated research grants
-Clinical Indication Track or -High Risk Track
$100K for 1 yr
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July deadlnes

(see also January )
American Heart Association Research broadly related to cardiovascular function and disease and stroke, or to related clinical, basic science, bioengineering or biotechnology, and public health problems, including multidisciplinary efforts. See the guidelines for programs for
faculty with PI eligibility, Instructors, pre-doctoral students, postdoctoral/clinical fellows)
National and Western States Affiliate Programs
See cardiovascular funding opportunity webpage >>

Letter of intent (required):
July

(see also Feb. )

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept.

FARA-Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance neuroscience, ataxia Faculty with PI eligibility General Research Grant
$150K/yr for 1-2 yrs
More >>


Letter of intent (required) deadline:
July

Full proposal deadline:
Oct.

Alex’s Lemonade Stand for Childhood Cancer Research childhood cancer Early Assist. prof with PI eligibility

Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic-staff-research (i.e., Research Assoc.)

Applicants must have full-time appointments and be within 7 years of receiving their terminal degree.
2016 Psychosocial Launch Grant-Early Career Research/Mentored Category
$50K/yr x 2 years
No citizenship restriction
PDF file of the RFP >>

Letter of intent (required):
July

Full proposal deadline:
Oct.

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer childhood Cancer Established faculty with PI eligibility Alex’s Lemonade Stand for Childhood Cancer Research
2016 Psychosocial-Family Impact
-Established Investigator Category
$100K/yr x 3 years
No citizenship restriction
PDF file of the RFP >>
Preliminary proposal (required):
July

Full proposal (by invitation only)
The Glaucoma Research Foundation vision research; glaucoma Faculty with PI eligibility Shaffer Grant
$40K for 1 yr.
No citizenship requirement
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July
via proposal central
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) cancer, angiogenesis Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (see the guidelines for details) Judah Folkman Career Development Award for Angiogenesis Research
$75K/yr x 2 years
No citizenship requirement
PDF file of the guidelines >>
Abstract deadline (required):
July

Full proposal (by invitation only): Oct.
Foundation for Women's Health Cancer, Ovarian cancer research, endometrial cancer research, or gynecological cancer research Instructors

Assist. and Associate prof. with PI eligibility
Amgen Ovarian Cancer Research Grant $50K for 1 yr
Athena's Run Endometrial Cancer Research Grant
$50K for 1 year
Caring Together, NY Ovarian Cancer Research Synergy Grant $100K over 2 yrs
Gynecological Cancer Research Grant $50K for 1 yr
The Judith Liebenthal Robinson Ovarian Cacner Foundation Research Grant $50K for 1 yr;
St. Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness Research Grant $75K for 1 yr
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July Brain and Behavior Research Foundation neuroscience; mental health: schizophrenia, mood disorders or other serious mental illnesses including research with anxiety, bipolar disorders, personality disorders or early and/or late onset of severe brain and behavior disorders. Full professor with PI eligibility NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Award
$100K for 1 year
More >>

Limited submission progam

Internal deadline:
July

Robert J. Kleberg, Jr. and Helen C. Kleberg Foundation Lyme disease-per the foundation director, "They focus on basic science and some translational, not clinical research." Faculty with PI eligiblity Medical Research Grant Program
Limited-only ONE applicationis permitted
No citizenship restriction
Internal submission guidelines

Limited submission progam

Internal deadline:
July


Concept paper deadline (for applicants selected):
Aug.

California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine (CIAPM) for proof of principle demonstration projects to advance precision medicine in California. Faculty with PI eligibility Request for Proposals 2016
Number of applicants: at least 2 applicants*
(*the sponsor requests that we limit the number of applications and rank the proposals as part of the submissions)
Internal submission guidelines
July The Migraine Research Foundation (MRF) and
the Association of Migraine Disorders
neuroscience; migraine headaches Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$50,000 for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
July
ALS Association and the Prize4Life     ALS Assistive Technology Challenge
Phase I funding: up to $50,000 (up to 10% indirect costs)
No citizenship restriction
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July Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation cancer; cutaneous lymphoma Postdoctoral fellows*

Instructors*

Faculty with PI eligibility
CLARIONS Grant
$25K for 1 yr
Eligibility: postdoctoral fellows*, Instructors*, faculty with PI eligibility
More >>
*submit through your RPM
August
Letter of intent (required):
Aug.

Full proposal: Sept.
A-T Children's Project neuroscience; ataxia-telangiectasia The PI is the faculty member with PI eligibility

Nominee: Post docs with one year experience or less post degree are eligible and must be nominated for this award by their principal investigator (PI).
The A-T Post doctoral Fellowship Award
Any interested PI who would like to nominate a new post doc for the A-T Post Doctoral Fellowship Award must send a Letter of Intent (LOI) to the A-T Children's Project.
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Aug. The Society of Emergency Medicine Foundation emergency medicine, education research Faculty with PI eligibility Education Research Grant
$10,000
Guidelines
Aug. International Myeloma Foundation cancer, myeloma Established faculty with PI eligibility
Brian D. Novis Research Award:
Senior grant $80K
More >>
Aug. International Myeloma Foundation cancer, myeloma Instructors

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
Brian D. Novis Research Award: Junior grant
$50K Instructors, assist. prof. with PI eligibility
More >>
Aug. National Center for Responsible Gaming neuroscience; mental health, gambling disorder Faculty with PI eligibility Seed Grants
$30,000 for 1 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Aug. (TBA) Rheumatology Research Foundation rheumatology; This award is designed to address the needs of these investigators and serve as a supplement to the NIH K08/K23, VA CDA, or equivalent 4 or 5 year award mechanism. K08/K23 awardees Career Development Bridge Funding Award-K Supplement
$100,000 over 2 years
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Aug. Rheumatology Research Foundation rheumatology Fellows

Instructors

Assist. prof. w/ PI eligibility
Scientist Development Award $225K
Eligibility: fellows, Instructors, assist. prof. w/ PI eligibility
More >>


Aug. (TBA) Rheumatology Research Foundation rheumatology Advanced Postdoctoral fellows

Instructors
Investigator Award
(transition award) $375K advanced postdoctoral fellows, Instructors)
Must be U.S. citizens or non-citizen nationals or permanent residents (the above awards are career development awards)
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Letter of intent (required):
Aug.

Full applic:
Sept.
National Ataxia Foundation Neuroscience; Ataxia
Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Senior Postdoctoral Fellow or Clinical Fellow.

NAF Young Investigator Awards
$35K for 1 year
NAF Young Investigator (YI-SCA) Award for SCA (Spinocerebellar ataxia) Research
$50K for 1year
No citizenship requirement
More >>


*Postdoctoral and clinical fellows:
submit your applications through your department's Research Process Manager (RPM) in RMG.

Aug. Vasculitis Foundation cardiovascular; vasculitis Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$50K for 12 mos.
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Pre-application required: submit asap prior to the deadline

Full proposals (by invitation only) deadline:
Aug


National Multiple Sclerosis Society neuroscience; multiple sclerosis Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
Amount of funding not specified (inclusive of 10% indirect costs). Will support studies for terms of 1-5 years
Letter of intent (required):
Aug. 2, 2017

William T. Grant Foundation Address issues that have compelling relevance for theory, policy, and/or practice affecting the settings of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants-Reducing Inequality
$100K-$600K for 2-3 yrs
Research Grants-Improving the use of research evidence
$100K to $1M for 2-3 yrs
Officers’ Research Grants for both initiatives
up to $25K for 2-4 yrs
More >>
Aug.
via proposal central

Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation)
cancer, mesothelioma Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$50K/yr x 2
More >>
Download the RFP by clicking on the document icon next to the RFP title on this proposal central webpage
Aug.
via proposal central
Prevent Cancer Foundation cancer Instructors

Faculty with PI eligibility
Grant
$50K/yr x 2 years
Citizenship: applicants need not be U.S. citizens. However, research must be conducted primarily in the U.S..
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Aug. Simons Foundation for Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) neuroscience; autism Postdocs, clinical fellows, Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic Staff-research (i.e., research assoc.)
Applicants must have fewer than eight (8) years of postdoctoral or otherwise mentored training since receiving their Ph.D. or M.D. and be in mentored, non-independent positions, mentored training positions.
Bridge to Independence Award
up to $150K/yr for up to 3 years
No ctizenship restriction
More >>
Aug. Association for Academic Surgery Surgery-support for basic laboratory or clinical/health services/education research Assist. prof. with PI eligibility within 5 years of completion of their surgical training Roslyn Faculty Research Award
$50K for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
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Aug.

(see also Feb. 15)
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research anesthesiology Faculty with PI eligibility Research in Education Grant
The REG is a two-year $100,000 award ($50K/yr x 2 yrs)
Applicants must be anesthesiologists who have completed their clinical anesthesia training and be a
U.S. citizen, permanent U.S. resident, or holder of H-1 or O-1 visa with minimum of three years remaining.
More >>
Aug.
(submit online "Request for Institutional endorsements" to RMG & OSR "

Aug,
Sponsor's online LOI deadline
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation chemistry and life sciences Assist. prof. who are within the first three years of their tenure-track (UTL) faculty appointment Beckman Young Investigator
$750K
See special letter of intent submission and "request for institutional endorsement" instructions more >>
Aug.

(see also Feb. 15)
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research anesthesiology Early Assist. profl. with PI eligibility;

Instructors, Clinical Instructors

(physicians- no more than 10 years past initial core anesthesiology residence training)
Mentored Research Training Grants-Basic Science*; Clinical or Translational*
Health Services Research*
$175K over 2 years
U.S. citizen, permanent U.S. resident, or holder of H-1 visa with minimum of three years remaining.
More >>
Pre-application deadline (required):
Aug.

Full application (by invitation only): Nov.
Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium (CENC) Neuroscience; mild traumatic brain injury/ chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) research with active duty service duty service member and or veteran foci of exceptional scientific merit. Collaboration with the VA researchers encouraged. Faculty with PI eligibility Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/ Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Award
up to $4M over 3 years
More >>
Aug. amFAR HIV, AIDS Faculty with PI eligibility Basic Biomedical Research Grant:
Investment Grants-Exploring HIV persistence and eradication
More>>

Limited submission program

Internal deadline:
Aug.

The MacArthur Foundation The foundation will provide $100 million to fund a single proposal that will make measurable progress toward solving a significant problem. No sector or field is out of bounds for this competition. Stanford teams that include at least one faculty member with PI eligibility (UTL, MCL, and NTL-Research faculty appointments) 100&Change Grant
No citizenship requirement
Internal submission guidelines
Aug. TBA Avon Foundation for Women's Health cancer, breast; for community based programs TBA The Avon Breast Cancer Outreach Grants

More >>
Pre-review Deadline (required):
Aug.

Full proposal:
Dec.
American Orthpaedic Society for Sports Medicine sports medicine, orthopaedic surgeons Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
(orthopaedic surgeon)

Fellow

Resident
Young Investigators Grant
$50K

More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Aug.
proposal central


Full proposal deadline:
Sept. via proposal central
OREF-Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation orthopaedic surgery Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Orthopaedic surgeon
Career Development Grant
$75K/yr x 3 years ($225K)
See additional career development awards
No citizenship restriction

Prospective Clinical Research Grant
$50K/yr x 3 yrs ($150K)
Purpose: promotes clinical research.

For an overview of the RFPs-click on “view all” on the top right hand side of this “General Grants” webpage >>

To download a PDF file of the guidelines, click on the document icon to the right of the RFP title on this proposal central webpage >>
Letter of intent:
Aug.

Full application: Sept.
National Ataxia Foundation neuroscience, ataxia; development of treatments for the Spinocerebellar Ataxias Faculty with PI eligibility Pioneer SCA Translational Research Award
One year grant of $100,000
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Aug. Society for Critical Care Medicine critical care medicine: clinical and outcomes research Faculty with PI eligibility Vision Grants
$50,000 for 1 yr
More >>


Letter of intent:
Aug. 18, 2017

Full proposal:
Sept. 8, 2017

(Other LOI deadlines: Feb. 17, May 19, Nov. 17)

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease Faculty with PI eligibility Preclinical Drug Discovery
$150K-$600K for 1-2 years
-PACT-Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT)
up to $1.5 milion
Biomarker Development
$150K-$600K for 1-2 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>

Aug. American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research Foundation cancer; gastric biology whose research will enhance fundamental understanding of gastric cancer pathobiology Faculty with PI eligibility AGA-Robert and Sally Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted in North America.
More >>
Limited submission program

Internal deadline:
Aug.
The Pac-12 Student-Athelete Health and Well-Being student-athelete well-being: types of project areas: Head Trauma
Mental Health; Cardiac
Overuse Injuries / Injury Prevention; Temperature matters (heat/cold) /Hydration; Emergency Care-Planning/Prevention of Emergent Medical Events
Faculty with PI eligibility Grant
Limited to 3 applicants
Internal submission guidelines
Letter of intent (required):
Aug.

Full proposal (by invitation only): Oct.
Immune Tolerance Network Transplantation: Preference will be given to trials with a testable mechanism of tolerance induction and a strategy for assays investigating this mechanism. ITN is particularly interested in proposals for phase II trials that involve between five and thirty patients. Faculty with PI eligibility Request for Proposals: Clinical Trials of Immune Tolerance in Transplantation Using Deceased-Donor Organs
More >>
Limited submission program

Internal deadline:
Aug.
Simons Foundation
Mathematics and Physical Sciences
encourage novel collaborations between mathematics and other fields in science or engineering by providing research funds to professors at United States and Canadian universities to establish programs at the interface between mathematics and another field of science or engineering. Tenured faculty in the Department of Mathematics

(the sponsor does not permit faculty from the Dept. of Statistics to apply)
Math+X Investigator
Limited: only ONE application is permitted.
$300,000 over 5 years
No citizenship restriction
Nominations to be submitted by the Department Chair in the Department of Mathematics to Dr. Ralph Cohen (c/o Kristi Geerke)
Internal submission guidelines
Limited submission program

Internal deadline:
Aug.
Simons Foundation
Mathematics and Physical Sciences
whose research involves one of three categories: mathematics, physics, or theoretical computer science tenured Stanford faculty

and/or

faculty who will be tenured by the start date of the appointment (Aug. 1, 2017)

the nominee’s faculty appointment need not be in a mathematics, physics or computer science department

Simons Investigators in Mathematics, Physics, and Theoretical Computer Science
Limited to 2 applicants per category
$500K+ over 5 years
No citizensip restriction
Internal submission guidelines
Limited submission program

Internal deadline:
Aug.
Simons Foundation
Mathematics and Physical Sciences
mathematical model-based research in the life sciences At the time of the appointment as an Investigator (by Aug. 1, 2017),

Stanford assistant professors with PI eligibility should be within 5 years of the start of their first faculty appointment ((UTL, MCL, and NTL-Research appts)
Simons Investigators in the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems (MMLS)
Limited to 2 applicants
$500K+ over 5 years
No citizenship restriction
Internal submission guidelines
Aug. Arthritis Foundation osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and juvenile arthritis (JA). Faculty with PI eligibility

Innovative Research Grant $100,000/yr for up to 2 yrs.
Arthritis Foundation Investigator Award
$100K/yr for up to 5 yrs
More >>

Aug. Amyloidosis Foundation Amyloidosis - a disease that occurs when substances called amyloid proteins build up in organs Assist. with PI eligibility

Instructors

Junior Research Grant Program $50K total funding
More >>
Aug. Benign Essential Blepharospasm Neuroscience; research directly related to blepharospasm or Meige's Syndrome, both forms of cranial dystonia Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
Up to $150,000
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Aug. Amyloidosis Foundation Basic biomedical and clinical research in systemic amyloidosis-a disease that occurs when substances called amyloid proteins build up in organs Instructors

Assist. prof. w/ PI eligibility
Research Grant Program
$25K/yr x 2 years
More >>
Limited Program

Internal deadline:
Aug.
Parker B. Francis Fellowship pulmonary, critical care, or sleep medicine. Lung biology or lung disease Postdoctoral fellows

Academic staff-research

Instructors

Early assist. prof. with PI eligibility
(see the guidleines)
Parker B. Francis Fellowship
$50,000 for the first year, $52,000 for the second and $54,000 for the third.

Citizenship requirement: A citizen or permanent residents of the U.S. or Canada or have a permanent residency application on file at the time of application with the U.S. or Canadian Immigration Services (note: because this is a career development grant it is exempt from the RPH 1.8 policy about non-discrimination in research).

Internal submission guidelines
Aug. Lymphoma Research Foundation cancer, lymphoma Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility

Advanced fellows
Young Investigator Grants
$225K over 3 yrs
To support advanced fellows and junior faculty
No citizenship restriction
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Aug. Lymphoma Research Foundation cancer, lymphoma Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

See additional guidelines

trainees who are at least in their second year of the one of the ACGME accredited sub-specialty fellows programs:
Hematology/oncology, Hematology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, or Hematopathology

Lymphoma Clinical Research Mentoring Program
No citizenship restriction
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September
Sept. 1, 2016 Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation advance the science of musculoskeletal transplantation, allografts and the biological reconstruction of musculoskeletal tissues.
1) Junior Investigator is one who, as a PI, has not been awarded a grant from a federal agency or a foundation. The applicant must be a Ph.D. and/or M.D. whose post-doctoral studies or residency has been completed. (submit through your RPM)

Applicants with an M.D. or O.D. from an accredited US or Canadian medical school. To support orthopedic clinicians who are within 5 years of completing their residency and fellowship
1) Junior Investigator Grants
Up to $100K
A Junior Investigator is one who, as a PI, has not been awarded a grant from a federal agency or a foundation. The applicant must be a Ph.D. and/or M.D. whose post-doctoral studies or residency has been completed. (submit through your RPM)

2) Career Development Award

up to $100K/yr for up to 3 yrs
Applicants with an M.D. or O.D. from an accredited US or Canadian medical school. To support orthopedic clinicians who are within 5 years of completing their residency and fellowship

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Sept. 1, 2016 Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation advance the science of musculoskeletal transplantation, allografts and the biological reconstruction of musculoskeletal tissues. Faculty with PI eligibility Established investigator
$100K/yr x 3 yrs
Eligibility faculty with PI eligibility who have previously received funding from a federal agency or a foundation
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Sept. 1, 2016 Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Education Foundation Neuroscience; Spinal cord injury

Supports basic science, clinical applications and design and development of new or improved rehabilitative and assistive devices
Faculty with PI eligibility
Grants
up to $75K for 1 yr or up to $150K for 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Sept. via proposal central

Full proposals (by invitation only):
Nov. via proposal central
The E. Mathilde Ziegler Foundation for the Blind neuroscience; vision research Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (who have not received an R01) Research Grant
$80K/yr x 3 yrs ($240K)
No citizenship requirement but research must take place in the U.S.
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Sept.

Full Proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Dec.
The Sturge-Weber Foundation (The SWF) neuroscience; Sturge-Weber syndrome Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Grant
$30K/yr for up to 2 years
More >>
Pre-proposal:
Sept. 6, 2016

Full proposal by invitation only:
Full proposal (by invitation only):
Jan. 9, 2017

*because of the holiday closure period you will need to submit your full application materials & PDRF form to your RPM/RMG or OSR by early December.
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Candidates are expected to draw from their training in a scientific field other than biology to propose innovative approaches to answer important questions in the biological sciences. Postdoctoral fellow

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in one of the fields of mathematics, physics, chemistry, computer science, statistics, or engineering
(see the guidelines for additonal criteria)

Career Awards at the Scientific Interface
$500,000 Postdoctoral Fellow to faculty transition award
See additional criteria.

This is open to U.S. and Canadian citizens or permanent residents as well as temporary residents with certain visas (see the guidelines for details)

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Letter of intent required for Development Grants (and optional for Idea Grants)
Sept.

Full proposal:
Oct.
Barth Syndrome Foundation
BTHS is a serious X-linked genetic disorder, primarily affecting males. It is caused by a mutation in the tafazzin gene (TAZ, also called G4.5), resulting in inborn error of lipid metabolism. Barth syndrome (BTHS) is a serious X-linked genetic condition associated with cardiomyopathy, neutropenia, skeletal muscle weakness, exercise intolerance, growth delay, and diverse biochemical abnormalities (including defects in mitochondrial metabolism and phospholipid biosynthesis). Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Faculty with PI eligibility (established investigators new to BTHS)
Research Grant Program
Development Grant
$100K maximum for 2-3 yrs
Idea Grant ($50K max. over 1-2 yrs)
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Expression of interest:
Sept. 6, 2016
11:59pm Paris Time
( via proposal central)
Fondation Leducq Cardiovascular disease (Each network is built around a transatlantic research alliance involving two network coordinators, the European Coordinator and the North American Coordinator. up to $6M over 5 yrs ) Faculty with PI eligibility Transatlantic Networks of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research Program
See the guidelines for criteria.
More >>
Preliminary proposal deadline:
Sept.
National Tourette Syndrome Association Tourette syndrome Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant Awards
up to $75,000 for 1 year or up to $150,000 for two years
More >>

Sept. 7, 2016

(see also April)

CFF-Cystic Fibrosis Foundation cystic fibrosis Faculty with PI eligiblity

PIs may only submit one Pilot and Feasibility grant in 2016 (either spring or fall cycle)
Research Awards
Up to $100K/yr x 2 years
No citzenship restriction
More >>
Concept Paper (required) deadline:
Sept.

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
Oct.
Thrasher Research Fund Child health: “clinical, hypothesis-driven research that offers substantial promise for meaningful advances in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of children’s diseases, particularly research that offers broad-based applications.

Note: A mentor may have only one Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Awardee at a time.
1. Physicians who are in a residency/fellowship training program, or who completed that program no more than one year before the date of submission of the Concept Paper

2) Post-doctoral researchers who received the doctoral level degree no more than three years prior to the date of submission of the Concept Paper.
Submit proposals through your dept's RPM.
Early Career Award
$26,750 award for up to two years
No citizenship restriction
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REVISED: Abstract-letter of intent (required) deadline:
Sept. via proposal central

Full application (by invitation only):
Oct. via proposal central

Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy Foundation Cancer; development of cell and gene therapy approaches to the treatment of cancer.

Per OTL: "The ACGT YIA has some special terms and conditions under 'Institutional Policy' (page 2)*. If you are subsequently invited to submit a full proposal, your Research Process Manager (RPM) will need to include a statement in the proposal cover letter for the full application that states we reserve the right to negotiate the terms at time of award."
Assist. prof. with UTL appointments (see the guidelines) Young Investigator Award
$250K including 10% indirect costs over 2-3 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Sept. 12, 2016

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Nov. 14, 2016
NORD-National Organization for Rare Diseases Research Grants Various rare diseases Faculty with PI eligibility Various one year grants:
Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia - One (1) grant of up to $50,000
Appendix Cancer and Pseudomyxoma Peritonei - Two (2) grants of up to $50,000
Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome Type 1- One (1) grant of up to $100,000 for scientific and/or clinical research studies related to .
Homocystinuria - One (1) grant of up to $30,000
Malonic Aciduria - One (1) grant of up to $30,000
Stiff Person Syndrome - One (1) grant of up to $30,000
No citizenship restrictions
More >>

Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Sept. 12, 2016 via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Dec. 19, 2016 via proposal central

American Association for Cancer Research
cancer: To fund creative, paradigm-shifting cancer research from young researchers (faculty*) that may not be funded through conventional channels. *Assist. prof. with UTL and MCL faculty appts who held their position for no more than 3 years [not appointed prior to July 2, 2014] NextGen Grants for Transformative Cancer Research
$450K over 3 years

Guidelines: go to this proposal central webpage >> and click on the document icon next to the RFP title to download the guidelines
Sept. 13, 2016 via proposal central OREF-Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation orthopaedic surgery; This grant will provide an annual stipend of $20,000 to supplement the investigator’s salary, and to compensate for the projected loss of income resulting from the recipient’s reduced clinical productivity. orthopaedic surgeons licensed to practice in the U.S. who have received recent K08 or K23 funding from the NIH, or equivalent mentored research funding. OREF Mentored Clinician-Scientist Grant

For an overview of the RFPs-click on “view all” on the top right hand side of this “General Grants” webpage>>


To download a PDF file of the guidelines, click on the document icon to the right of the RFP title on this proposal central webpage >>
Sept. 13, 2016 via proposal central OREF-Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation orthopaedic surgery; Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

(see additional criteria)

Orthopaedic surgeon

OREF-Goldberg Arthritis Research Grant
$50K for 1 year

OREF-Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF)
MTF Research Grant
$98K over 2 years

OREF-American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons/Rockwood Clinical Research Grant in Shoulder Care
$50K for 1 year

For an overview of the RFPs-click on “view all” on the top right hand side of this “Research specific grants” webpage >>

To download a PDF file of the guidelines, click on the document icon to the right of the RFP title on this proposal central webpage >>

Letters of intent (required):
Sept. 13, 2016
via proposal central

Full application (by invitation only):
Dec. 8, 2016 via proposal central
University of California
Tobacco-related Disease Research Program (TRDRP)
All applications must address one of these five research priority areas:
Environmental Exposure and Toxicology
Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer
Cardiopulmonary Disease
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research
Tobacco-Related Health Disparities
Assist. prof. with PI eligibility within 3 years of their first faculty appointment
California Scholar of Targeted Advance Research on Tobacco (START) Award
$100,000 direct costs (plus indirect costs) per year x 3 years|
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letters of intent (required):
Sept. 13, 2016
via proposal central

Full application (by invitation only):
Dec. 8, 2016
University of California
Tobacco-related Disease Research Program (TRDRP)
All applications must address one of these five research priority areas:
Environmental Exposure and Toxicology
Early Diagnosis of Tobacco-Related Cancer
Cardiopulmonary Disease
Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment
State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research
Tobacco-Related Health Disparities
Faculty with PI eligibility High Impact Pilot Research Award
$150,000 direct costs (plus indirect costs) per year x 2 yrs
High Impact Research Project Award
$150,000 direct costs (plus indirect costs) per year x 2 yrs
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Letters of intent (required):
Sept. 13, 2016
via proposal central

Full application (by invitation only):
Dec. 8, 2016
University of California
Tobacco-related Disease Research Program (TRDRP)
To build leadership among mid- career researchers to foster evidence-based tobacco control policy with relevance to California and the Pacific Rim region (Asia, Pacific Islands, and Latin America) Mid-career faculty (i.e., 15 years post- terminal degree) Mackay California-Pacific Rim Tobacco Policy Scholar Award
$150,000 direct costs (plus indirect costs) per year x 2 yrs
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Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Sept. 13, 2016 via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Dec. 8, 2016 via proposal central
Concern Foundation cancer; cancer genetics, cancer cell biology, or cancer immunology Assist. prof. with PI eligi CONquer CanCER Now Award
$60K/yr x 2 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Sept. 14, 2016
via proposal central

(see also April)

CFF-Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
cystic fibrosis Faculty with PI eligiblity

PIs may only submit one Pilot and Feasibility grant in 2016 (either spring or fall cycle)
Pilot and Feasibility Awards
Up to $50K/yr x 2 years
No citizenship requirement
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Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Sept. 16, 2016

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Oct. 17, 2016
Orphan Disease Center (ODC) at the University of Pennsylvania various orphan diseases Faculty with PI eligibility Multiple one year pilot grants arranged by disease topic
No citizenship requirement
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Sept. American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Pharmacology. Pre-clinical or clinical research to improve human health.

** For faculty with PI who who requires “bridging” funds to enhance a grant application for competitive renewal, an investigator who has a research project currently supported by a “no cost extension” and desires additional funds to enhance a grant resubmission, or an investigator who desires funds to acquire preliminary data in support of a new grant submission.
Faculty with PI eligibility** David Lehr Research Award
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
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Sept. Scleroderma Foundation systemic sclerosis (SSc, scleroderma) Faculty with PI eligibility New Investigator Grant (assist. prof. with PI eligibility) ($50K/yr x 3 yrs)
Established Investigator Grant ($75K/yr x 2yrs)
More >>
Sept. Epilepsy Foundation neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility Targeted Research Initiative for Research Regarding Cannabidiol and Epilepsy
$50K for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Sept. Progeria Research Foundation Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome ("Progeria", or "HGPS") is a rare, fatal genetic condition characterized by an appearance of accelerated aging in children. Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$100,000 per year x 3 years
No citizenship requirement
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*Letters of intent can be submitted anytime before the following meeting:

Sept.

RGK Foundation The Foundation's current interests in the area of Health/Medicine include programs that promote the health and well-being of children, programs that promote access to health services:

Faculty with PI eligibility Grant Program up to $25K

*# of letters of intent: Although the guidelines state they will accept only one application per organization, per the RGK program official, "Universities are different in that we accept more than one request for the University. Each department or school can submit an electronic Letter of Inquiry."
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Sept. Prostate Cancer Foundation Prostate Cancer
*
the team should be composed of at least 3 highly experienced investigators (faculty with PI eligibility) capable of providing unique scientific expertise toward solutions of significant problems in prostate cancer
Faculty with PI eligibility* Global Treatment Sciences (GTSN)
Challenge Award for Lethal Prostate Cancer

$1M
More >>

Limited Program: Internal Dean of Research Ofice Deadline:
Sept. TBA

Full applic: Nov. TBA

Greenwall Foundation Bioethics   Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics
Eligibility and internal submission guidelines

Letter of intent (required):
Sept.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Feb.

Alpha-1 Foundation Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (AAT)
Alpha-1 may result in serious lung disease in adults and/or liver disease at any age.

Faculty with PI eligibility

Bridge Grant up to $25K
to provide support for excellent Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency-related research projects that have been submitted to and approved by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), but not funded
Pilot and Feasibility Grant up to $40K for 1 yr
Research Grant up to $100K/yr for 2 yrs
of AAT Deficiency
Scientific Meeting Sponsorship Grant up to $5K
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Sept. 23, 2016 American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research Foundation gastroenterology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (see the guidelines for other criteria) Research Scholar Award
$270,000 over 3 years
No citizenship requirement
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Sept TBA American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research Foundation gastroenterology; hepatology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (physician scientists) Junior Faculty Development Grants
$100K/yr x 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
TBA

Letter of intent (required):
Sept.

Full application: Oct.

via proposal central

Alzheimer's Association Neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease Assist. prof. with PI eligibility New Investigator Grant $100K total costs for up to 2 yrs
New Investigator Grant to Promote Diversity
$100K total costs for up to 2 Mentored New Investigator Research Grant
$170K over 2-3 yrs
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Sept. 22, 2016 Conquer Cancer Foundation
(of the American Society of Clinical Oncology -ASCO)
cancer; clinical oncology
Assist. prof. with PI eligibiliy
*Career Development Award ($200K total over 3 yrs)
No citizenship restriction
More >>

Sept. 22, 2017


(see also March)
American Epilepsy Society Neuroscience; epilepsy Assoc. Prof. and above with PI eligibility Seed Grant Awards
$20,000 for 1 year
More >>
Limited program:

Internal Dean of Research Office deadline:
Sept. 28, 2016
National Science Foundation (NSF) *If three proposals are submitted, at least one of the proposals must be for instrument development (Track 2) (i.e., no more than two proposals may be for Track 1: instrument acquisition).
If an organization submits or is included as a partner or subawardee in three proposals, at least one of the three proposals must be for Track 2: instrument development.
Faculty with PI eligibility Major Research Instrumentation (MRI): Acquisition and Development
$100K- to $4M
Internal Submission Guidelines
Sept. 29, 2016 Simons Foundation Sabbatical leave funding opportunity; mathematics; theoretical physics Faculty with PI eligibility*

*Sabbatical-eligible faculty who wish to use the grant for the purpose of extending a single-term sabbatical leave to a full academic year.

No citizenship restriction
Simons Fellows Program in Mathematics
They expect to fund up to 40 Mathematics Fellowships each year.
More>>

Simons Fellows Program in Theoretical Physics
They expect to fund up to 20 Theoretical Physics Fellowships each year.
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Sept. 30, 2016 American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Western Group on Educational Affairs
The WGEA is providing a funding opportunity to both experienced and new investigators in the area of medical education research. This small grants program is meant to promote medical education research within the Western region. Faculty with PI eligibility WGEA Mini-grant
up to $5,000 are awarded to investigators initiating new studies (2 to be made)
$1,000 “finishing” awards are granted to investigators needing extra funds to complete ongoing projects (2 to be made)
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Letter of intent (required):
Sept. 30, 2016

Full proposal:
Dec. 16, 2016
Foundaton Fighting Blindness vision; inherited orphan retinal degenerative
diseases and
dry age-related macular degeneration (dAMD)
Faculty with PI eligibility Individual Investigator Research Grant
$100K/yr x 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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October
Letter of intent deadline (required):
Oct. 1, 2016
via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Dec. 16, 2016
via proposal central

American Lung Association lung cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Lung Cancer Discovery Award
$100,000 per year for up to 2 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Pre-application required: submit 6 weeks prior to the deadlines below

Pilot applications will be reviewed on a quarterly basis in 2017: April 5, July 12, Oct. 4
National Multiple Sclerosis Society neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Research Grants
$44K inclusive of 10% indirect costs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Oct. 5, 2016 American Epilepsy Society neuroscience; epilepsy Assist. prof. with PI eligibility within the first 2 years of their appt.

epilepsy fellows

post-doctoral fellows

(see the guidelines for additional criteria)



Research and Training Fellowships for Clinicians
up to $50K for 1 yr
No citizenship restriction.

All PIs must work with their dept.'s RPM >>

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Oct. Lumosity-Lumos Lab, Inc. Neuroscience; to stimulate clinical research focused on the use of computerized cognitive training to slow or prevent cognitive decline in individuals with Age-Associated Memory Impairment (AAMI), Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), or dementia (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s dementia, vascular dementia, etc.). Faculty with PI eligibility

Human Cognition Project Funding Opportunity: Studying the effects of Lumosity computerized cognitive training on cognitive decline in individuals with Age-Associated Memory Impairment, Mild Cognitive Impairment, or dementia
$500,000 total cost (includes Stanford's full indirect cost reimbursement)
Download a PDF flle of the guidelines  PDF file

Oct. 3, 2016

Note: pre-proposals are no longer required
Burroughs Wellcome Fund basic biomedical sciences and translational research Advanced postdoctoral fellows

and Instructors
Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS)
$700K
Postdoc or Instructor to faculty transition award
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Oct. 6, 2016 California Breast Cancer Research Program breast cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Animal Studies to Investigate Concurrent Effects of Environmental Chemicals and Stress Factors on Mammary Cancer
up to $625K total direct costs over 4 years (2 awards to be made)
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Oct. 6, 2016 California Breast Cancer Research Program breast cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Studies to Prevent Developmental Exposure to Ionizing Radiation from Medical Imaging
up to $150K in direct costs over 1 year (3 awards to be made)
No citizenship restriction
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Oct. American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) Research Foundation colon and rectal surgery; includes colon cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Limited Project Grants
Up to $50K (see the guidelines for details)
ASCRS members must be PI or Co-PI.
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted in the U.S. or Canada.
More >>
Oct.
(No applications will be accepted in 2016)
The Stanley Medical Research Institute Neuroscience; Schizophrenia and Bi-Polar Disorder; mental health Faculty with PI eligibility

Regular Treatment Trials: $300K/yr.
Special Treatment
Trials and Drug Development SMRI
No applications will be accepted in 2016.
More >>

Letter of intent (required)
Oct. 1, 2017

Full application by invitation:
Feb. 15, 2018

(see also LOI deadlines: Jan. and April)
Whitehall Foundation Neuroscience; Basic biological research in neurobiology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Grant-in-Aid
$30K for 1 yr
More >>
Letter of intent (required)
Oct. 1, 2017

Full application by invitation:
Feb. 15, 2018

(see also LOI deadlines: Jan. and April)
Whitehall Foundation Neuroscience; Basic biological research in neurobiology Faculty with PI eligibility


Research Grants
$30-$75K/yr for up to 3 yrs
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Oct. National Psoriasis Foundation rheumatology, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis Faculty with PI eligibility Discovery Grants
$75K for 1 yrs
Translational Research Grants $100K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Pre-application required: submit asap prior to the deadlines below

Pilot applications will be reviewed on a quarterly basis in 2016: April 6, July 6, Oct. 5
National Multiple Sclerosis Society neuroscience; multiple sclerosis Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Research Grants
Up to $40K for 1 yr
More >>
Oct.

(see also Jan. . and May)

Venture Well

(formerly National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance NCIIA)

Our E-Team Program gives college students the chance to move new tech ideas out of the lab and classroom and into the marketplace.
Stage 1 funding; $5,000- to attend a three-day strategy mapping workshop, VentureLab1
Stage 2 funding: up to $20,000 + workshop (VentureLab 2) + coaching + network (and includes tactical coaching)
Stage 3 funding: up to $50,000 VentureWell program investment opportunity
You must apply for Stage 1 funding first.
Faculty with PI eligibility

(*the PI is the faculty member)
E-team program: provides early-stage funding for training, coaching, and investment for teams working on market-based technology inventions.
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Oct. 4, 2016



Full proposal: Jan. 17, 2017

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) cancer, pancreatic Assist. Prof. with PI eligiblity Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
AACR Career Development
Awards
$200,000 over 2 years
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Oct. 5, 2016

Full application (by invitation only) deadline:
Jan. 11, 2017
American Brain Tumor Association Neuroscience; all brain tumors: malignant or benign, primary or secondary Faculty with PI eligibility Discovery Grant
$50K for 1 yr)
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted in the U.S. or Canada.
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Oct. 5, 2016

Full application (by invitation only) deadline:
Jan. 11, 2017
American Brain Tumor Association Neuroscience; all brain tumors: malignant or benign, primary or secondary

Faculty with PI eligibility. Supports two investigators (Co-PIs) from two distinct institutions
American Brain Tumor Association
$200K direct costs over 2 years
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted in the U.S. or Canada.
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Letter of intent (required):
Oct.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Feb.
Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Neuroscience; Autism spectrum disorders Faculty with PI eligibility SFARI Pilot Award
$125K total costs/yr up to 2 yrs
SFARI Research Award
$250K total costs/yr for up to 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Pre-application (required):
Oct.

Full application (by invitation only):
Jan.
IronMatt: Matthew Larson Foundation for Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Neuroscience; cancer; pediatric brain tumor Instructors

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
Research Grants
$75K direct costs for one year
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Oct. 13, 2016 Bright Focus Foundation Neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease *Faculty with PI eligibility


FYI-this sponsor does not have downloadable RFP for each of their programs so you have to check for eligibility, for example, on the FAQs webpage,
terms and conditions on a separate page, etc..
Alzheimer's Disease Research (ADR)

* ADR Standard Award
$300K over 3 yrs

Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards

$100,000 over 2 years
Eligibility: junior and senior postdoctoral fellows

Program overview more >>
Deadlines/application more >>
Eligibility (on FAQ webapge)
more >>
Oct. Scoliosis Research Society scoliosis; spinal deformities *Assist. prof. with PI eligiblity

*A new investigator is defined as someone who is either a fellow or within 10 years of completion of fellowship or equivalent specialist training in their country and has not previously been awarded funding from a major funding organization.
New Investigator Grant
$25K for 1 year-may be extended for up to 2 years

Small Exploratory Grant
$10K for 1 yr
Overview >>
More >>

Oct. Scoliosis Research Society scoliosis; spinal deformities Faculty with PI eligibility Standard Investigator Grant
$25K/yr x 2 yrs

Alf Nachemson Evidence Based Medicine Grant
$25K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
Overview >>
More >>
Limited # of applicants permitted (check with the Dept. Chair of Dermatology) Oct. Dermatology Foundation Dermatology   Research Awards Program
more >>
Oct. ALS Alliance Therapy Alliance Neuroscience; ALS Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$100K to $1M from 1 to 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Letters of intent accepted anytime (to obtain an application).

Full applications (by invitation):
Oct.
Hereditary Disease Foundation Neuroscience; Hungtington's Disease; PIs must be established investigators with expertise in areas of biology with particular relevance for the pathogenesis of HD; current focus: current focus is on late-stage validation of mechanisms of HD pathogenesis with therapeutic potential.
Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$50K
No citizenship requirement.
Overview >>
Applying for funding
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Oct.

Full proposals (by invitation only) deadline: Jan. 13, 2017

Harrington Discovery Institute targeting of pathways and processes that might effect retinal dystrophies and vision, with the ultimate goal of advancing translation of research into drugs and cell-based therapies. Faculty with PI eligibility Gund-Harrington Scholar Award
Amount of funding: up to $900K over 3 years
No citizenship requirement
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Oct. 15, 2017

(see also April 15)
Angelman Syndrome Foundation neuroscience; Angelman syndrome (AS) is a neuro-genetic disorder that occurs in one in 15,000 live births. AS is often misdiagnosed as cerebral palsy or autism. Characteristics of the disorder include developmental delay, lack of speech, seizures, and walking and balance disorders. Individuals with Angelman syndrome will require life-long care Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$100K/yr for 1-2 years to fund pilot projects to test new ideas about the pathogenesis and therapeutics of AS
No citizenship restriction
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Oct.
via proposal central
Simons Foundation
Mathematics and Physical Sciences
to support institutions in the mathematics and physical sciences through funding to centers of excellence, to help establish scientific culture and strengthen contacts within the international scientific community. Faculty with PI eligibility Targeted Grants to Institutes
Per the Simons Foundation program official, “while we would allow multiple applications from one institute (although likely rare), each application must be submitted by an individual” (PI).
Amount of funding: $100K-$200K total costs per year (includes 20% indirect costs) for 3-5 years (up to 3 awards)
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Oct. Skin Cancer Foundation skin cancer Residents, Fellows in Dermatology

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
Grant awards (pilot projects)
Level of funding: $10K-$25K for one year
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Oct.
via proposal central

American Cancer Society cancer *Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

*Research Scholar Grants
$165K direct costs plus 20% indirects per year for up to 4 yrs.
No citizenship restriction
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*Mentored Research Scholar Grant
$135K direct costs plus 8% indirect cost per year (plus $10K per year for the mentor) for up to 5 years.Citizenship: applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents at the time of the application. Because this is an early career award it is exempt from the RPH 1.8 policy.
More >>

Oct.
via proposal central
American Cancer Society

Cancer

 


**Instructors
and Assist. prof. with PI eligibility



***Faculty with PI eligibility

**Cancer Control Career Development Awards for Primary Care Physicians
$100K per year for 3 yrs (plus $10K per year for the mentor)
No citizenship restriction
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***Pilot and Exploratory Projects in Palliative Care of Cancer Patients and Their Families
$60,000 per year (direct costs) plus 20% indirect costs for 1 to 2 years No citizenship restriction
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Oct. Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education (TSFRE) cardiothoracic surgery 1 and 3) cardiac thoracic surgeon-assist. prof. with PI eligibility within 5 years of their first faculty appt.

2) female cardiac thoracic surgeon-assist. prof. with PI eligibility within 5 years of their first faculty appt.
1) TSFRE Research Grants
up to $40K/yr x 2 yrs

2) Nina Starr Braunwald Research Grant
up to $40K/yr for 2 yrs

3) TSFRE/Acelity Wound Care Research Grant
$25,000

More >>
Oct. Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education (TSFRE)

Edwards Lifesciences Foundation Every Heartbeat Matters

cardiothoracic surgery; qualified surgeons who conduct charity work in underserved regions/ populations
Faculty with PI eligibility TSFRE/Edwards Lifesciences Foundation Every Heartbeat Matters
$37,500
No citizenship requirement
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Oct. Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria Foundation Oxalosis & Primary Hyperoxaluria-rare genetic disorder that results in formation of kidney stones caused by defective enzyme in the liver Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$160,000
More >>
Pre-proposals: Oct. 19, 2016

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Jan. 25, 2017

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Neuroscience; Parkinson's Disease Faculty with PI eligibility Therapeutic Development
Preclinical:

$200K-$400K
Target Advancement
Target validation awards: $100K for 1 year
Outcome Measures
There is no set budget limit for proposals
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Oct. 21, 2016 via proposal central Melanoma Research Alliance cancer, melanoma Assist. prof. with PI eligibility who are within the first 4 yrs of the first independent, full time faculty appointment at the time of the application (see other criteria) Young Investigator Awards
$75K per year x 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
Overview webpage >>
Go to the Proposal central webpage with MRA RFPs>> (click on the document icon to the right of the RFP title)
Oct. 21, 2016 via proposal central Melanoma Research Alliance cancer; melanoma Established faculty with PI eligibility who are past the initial 4 years of their first faculty appointment. Established Investigator Academic-Industry Partnership Awards
$100K per year for 2-3 yrs
Established Investigator Awards
$125K per year for 2-3 yrs
Pilot Awards (established investigators)
$50K per year for up to 2 yrs for potentially transformative pilot studies
No citizenship restriction
Overview webpage >>
Go to the Proposal central webpage with MRA RFPs>> (click on the document icon to the right of the RFP title)

Pre-application research plan (optional-this is only if you want feedback) deadline:
Oct. 24, 2016 via proposal central

Full proposal deadline:
March 9, 2017 via proposal central

California Breast Cancer Research Program breast cancer Co-PI: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility

in collaboration with a Co-PI from a Community Organization
Community Research Collaboration (CRC) Awards
CRC Pilot (up to $150K direct costs for 18 months)
CRC Full (up to $600K direct costs for 3 years)
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Oct. 27, 2016
via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only):
March 9, 2016 via proposal central
California Breast Cancer Research Program Breast cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Innovative Developmental and Exploratory Award (IDEA)
Up to $150,000 direct costs for up to 18 months.
Translational Research
Up to $750,000 direct costs for up to 3 years.
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Oct. 28, 2016

Full application: Dec. 2, 2016
Hearing Health Foundation general hearing health, hearing loss in children, stria vascular is (inner ear homeostatis), hyperacusis, tinnitus, central auditory processing disorders, Meniere’s disease, usher syndrome Faculty with PI eligibilithy

Senior postdoctoral fellows (with mentors)-submit proposals through your RPM.
Emerging Research Grants
$30,000 for 1 yr
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Oct. 31, 2017

(see also April 30)
The Morton Cure Paralysis Fund Neuroscience; Spinal cord injury Faculty with PI eligibility

Postdoctoral fellows may apply with a Career Development PI waiver through their RPM (the RFP requests a letter of support from their mentors)

Research grants
$5-$75K for one year
(note: postdocs submit applications through your RPM)  
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Oct. Motor Neurone Disease Association Neuroscience; Applicants can be based outside the UK and Ireland, provided the project meets the following criteria:
(i) the project must be unique in concept or design (i.e., no similar research is being performed in the UK); and
(ii) the project must involve an aspect of collaboration with a UK institute.
Faculty with PI eligibility Biomedical Research Project Grants
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Proposals accepted anytime between January and Oct.
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Cystic fibrosis: to support excellent CF-related research projects that have been submitted to and approved by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), but cannot be supported by available NIH funds.
Applications must fall within the upper 40th percentile with a priority score of 200 or better.
Faculty with PI eligibility CFF/NIH-funded Grant Award CFF support ranges from $75,000 to $125,000 per year for up to two years. (Indirect costs are not allowed.)
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Letter of intent: Oct. The Pablove Foundation
rare childhood cancer Senior postdoctoral fellow**
**RFP revised in Oct. 2016 to reflect the RFP is also a career development award)

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof.-with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)

Established faculty with PI eligibility who are re-directing their research are also eligible.
Childhood Cancer Research Grants
$50,000 for 1 year
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Letter of intent/Expression of interest (required) deadline:
Oct.

Full application (by invitation only) deadline:
Jan.
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Juvenile Diabetes (T1D) Faculty with PI eligibility Additional Signals for Next Generation AP Systems
$250K per year x 2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
More >>
November
Pre-proposal (required) deadline:
Nov.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Feb.
Tourette Association of America
neuroscience; tourette syndrome Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant Award
Up to $75K for 1 yr or up to $150K for 2 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Nov. Transplantation and Immunology Research Network (TIRN)

AST-American Society for Transplantation
transplantation
Assist. prof. with PI eligibility with the first 5 years of their first faculty appt.

Faculty Development Grant
$50K per year for 1-2 years
See the guidelines for citiizenship and visa requirements
More >>

Letter of intent: Nov.
via proposal central

Full application (by invitation only):
Jan.
via proposal central


(see also May 1)
Chron's and Colitis Foundation of America Chron's disease and Colitis Postdoctoral Fellows

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
Career Development Award
$52K per year for 1-3 years
Postdocs: submit through your dept.s RPM.
More >>
Letter of intent: Nov.
via proposal central

Full application (by invitation only):
Jan.
via proposal central


(see also May 1)
Chron's and Colitis Foundation of America Chron's disease and Colitis Faculty with PI eligibility Senior Research Awards
$115,830 /yr for 1-3 yrs
More >>
Concept paper: Nov.

(and May 1)
Lalor Foundation To educate young women about reproductive health Faculty with PI eligibility Anna Lalor Burdick Program Research Grants
Funds are for programs in the U.S., not individual research projects.
$10K-$35K for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Nov.

Full application (by invitaiton only):
March 6, 2017
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer childhood cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Innovation Grant
$250K over 2 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>

PDF file of the 2017 guidelines >>
Letter of intent (required):
Nov.
via proposal central

Full proposals (by invitation only):
Feb. via proposal central

Simons Foundation
Life Sciences
Investigators may focus directly on marine microbes or on fundamental problems that are highly relevant to understanding marine microbial ecosystems. Stanford UTL faculty who have been in their postion for at least two years and no more than eight years (start date between November 2007 and November 2013)

Simons Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Awards
$180,000 per year including indirect costs (limited to 20% of modified total direct costs) for up to 3 years
No citizenship requirement
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Next deadline:
Nov. 7, 2017
DeGregorio Family Foundation stomach and esophageal cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Award for the Cancers of the Esophagus and Stomach
$250K over 2 yrs
More >> (RFP not available)
Nov. 3, 2016 California Breast Cancer Research Program breast cancer Faculty with PI eligibility

and others with a conference/workship PI waiver
Conference Award up to $25K Eligibility:
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Nov. 8, 2016

Full application (by invitation only) deadline: Jan. 24, 2017

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation juvenile diabetes Faculty with PI eligibility Studies to Preserve or Restore Hypoglycemia Awareness and/or the Counter-Regulatory Response in T1D
Maximum of $300K per year for up to 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
PDF file of the RFP >>
Limited program: Internal Cancer Instituter deadline:
Nov. 9, 2016
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)-NCCN Foundation cancer Assistant Professors with PI eligibility;

Instructors
Young Investigator Award
$75K/yr x 2 years
Internal submission guidelines
Nov. 9, 2016 Venture Well

(formerly National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance NCIIA)
For the purpose of strengthening existing curricular programs or building new programs in invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Faculty with PI eligibility Faculty grants: Course and Program Grants
Up to $50K
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Nov. 9, 2016 Venture Well

(formerly National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance NCIIA)

create and improve new or existing university courses, certificate programs, minors, majors and/or extracurricular activity programs with a focus on technology invention and innovation to address poverty alleviation and basic human needs.

Faculty with PI eligibility Sustainable Vision Grants Up to $50,000 for 1-3 yrs
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Nov. 15, 2016 American Tinnitis Association Tinnitis Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$50K/yr for up to 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Nov. Brain and Behavior Research Foundation Neuroscience; basic as well as translational and/or clinical research in serious psychiatric disorders such as schizophernia, mood disorders, anxiety disorders or early onset brain and behavior disorders Assoc. prof. with PI eligibility

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility who have an R01
NARSAD Independent Investigator Grant
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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Nov. 15, 2016 American Foundation for Suicide Prevention suicide prevention Prof. and Assoc. prof. with PI eligibility Distinguished Investigator Grants
Up to $125K over 2 yrs
More >>
Nov. 15, 2016 American Foundation for Suicide Prevention suicide prevention 1 & 3) Faculty with PI eligibility

2) Faculty with PI eligibility-at 3 or more unique sites

1) Standard Research Grants
Up to $100K over 2 yrs
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved PI waiver)

2) Linked Standard Research Grants
Up to $300K over 2 yrs
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility at 3 or more unique sites

3) Pilot Grants
Up to $30K over 1-2 yrs
More >>

Nov. 15, 2016 American Foundation for Suicide Prevention suicide prevention Academic Staff-Research

Instructors

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
Young Investigators Grants (up to $85K over 2 yrs)
More >>
Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Nov. 15, 2016

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline:
Feb. 15, 2016

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF)

in association with the Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration
neuroscience; Frontotemporal Degeneration Faculty with PI eligibility Clinical Trials for Frontotemporal Degeneration
$500K-$2M for 1-3 years
No citizenship restriction
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Nov. 16, 2016 Bright Focus Foundation Glaucoma; eye and vision research Faculty with PI eligibility National Glaucoma Research
Standard Award

$150,000 over 2 yrs
Grant overview (amount of funding, types of grants)
more >>
Deadlines more >>
Eligibility (on the FAQ webpage) more>>
Letter of intent (required):
Nov. 16, 2016

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Feb. 16, 2017

(See also April)
CURE-Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility CURE Epilepsy Award
$250K
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Nov. 16, 2016

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Feb. 16, 2017

(See also April)
CURE-Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy neuroscience; epilepsy senior postdoctoral fellows who have a minimum of 3 years postdoctoral experience

clinical fellows who are Neurology Residents in their Neurology training who are considering Epilepsy Fellowships,

n ewly appointed faculty (assist. prof. with PI eligibility who are within one year of having completed postdoctoral training
Taking Flight Award
$100,000
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Nov. 16, 2016

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Feb. 16, 2017

(See also April)
CURE-Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility Innovator Award
$50,000
No citizenship requirement
More >>


Letter of intent (required):
Nov. 17, 2017


Full proposal: Dec. 8, 2017

(Other LOI deadlines: Feb., May, and Aug.)
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease Faculty with PI eligibility Preclinical Drug Discovery
$150K-$600K for 1-2 years
-PACT-Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT)
up to $1.5 milion
Biomarker Development
$150K-$600K for 1-2 years
More >>
Limited Award:
Internal deadline:
Nov. 21, 2016
Rita Allen Foundation

cancer, immunology and neuroscience

 

(Note: there is a separate RFP for pain research-see Jan.)

Assist. prof.-tenure track*

(*sponsor will accept our faculty with MCL and UTL appts.)
Scholars Award
$110K/yr x 5 yrs
Internal submission guidelines
Limited award:Internal Stanford Neuroscience Institute deadlline:
Nov. 28, 2016
Brain Research Foundation
Neuroscience
Assistant and Assoc. prof. with PI eligibility Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program
$40,000 direct costs per year for 2 years
Internal submission guidelines
Limited program: Internal Cancer Institute Deadline:
Nov. 28, 2017


Sponsor:
Feb. 3, 2017
Mary Kay Foundation Cancer (breast, uterine, cervical, ovarian) Assist., assoc. and full professors with UTL, MCL and NTL-Research appts. Cancer Research Grant
No citizenship requirement
Internal Submission Guidelines
Limited program: Internal Cancer Institute Deadline:
Nov. 28, 2017


Sponsor:
Feb. 1, 2017
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation cancer Assist. prof. with UTL, MCL, NTL-Research appts
(must be physician scientists)
Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award
$486K
Internal submission guidelines

Letter of intent (required) accepted on a rolling basis
Nov.
via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Dec.
via proposal central

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Muscular Dystrophy ; neuromuscular disease

Examples of acceptable infrastructure projects include, but are not limited to, development of databases, core facilities (e.g., vector production, muscle imaging, drug screening), microarray chips, animal model resources, tissue repositories, and components of clinical research networks.

Faculty with PI eligiblity Research Infrastructure Grant
Amount of funding not specified
Term for up to 3 years
No citizenship requirement
Go to the proposal central funding opportunity website and search for MDA. Click on the document icon next to "Research Infrastructure grant"
More >>
Pre-proposal deadline:
Nov. 29, 2016

Full proposal (by invitation only):
March 17, 2017
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation clinical research in any disease area Assist. prof. & CE assist. prof.

Their first full time appointment was between November 1, 2011 and November 1, 2015
Clinical Scientist Development Award
No citizenship requirement
More >>
December
This program has been suspended for 2017 American Asthma Foundation (AAF) Asthma Early to mid-career faculty with PI eligibility

AAF Scholar Award

Webpage regarding suspension of this program for 2017 >>

Dec. 1, 2016 Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation cancer, desmoid tumor Faculty with PI eligibiliy General RFP
$65K/yr for a minimum of 1 yr
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Dec. 1, 2016 Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation cancer, desmoid tumor Assist. with PI eligibility

Assoc. prof. with PI eligibility

Instructors

Note: applicants must not have previously receiving funding for research directed at demoed tumors.
New Investigators RFP
$30K/yr for a minimum of 1 yr.
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Dec. 1, 2016 National Blood Foundation blood banking, transfusion medicine, cellular therapies, and patient blood management.

(topic areas immunology, hematology, immunohematology, infectious diseases, cellular therapies, patient blood managerment)
Instructor, Clinical Instructor,

Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility

See the guidelines for other criteria
Early Career Scientific Research Grants Program
$75,000 for 1 or 2 years
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Application & additional eligibility information more >>
Dec. 1, 2016 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Cancer, Pancreatic Faculty with PI eligibility Translational Research Grant
$300K over 2 years
No citizenship requirement

Download a PDF file of the 2017 guidelines >>
Dec. 1, 2016 Burroughs Wellcome Fund proposals should address biomedical causes and molecular mechanisms underlying (preterm) parturition Advanced postdoctoral fellows and

Faculty with PI eligibility
Preterm Birth Initiative
$600K over 4 yrs
See guidelines for citizenship information
More >>
Dec.

Myocarditis Foundation cardiovascular; myocarditis Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Grants
$40K for 1 yr
No citizenship restriction
More >>
Concept paper: Dec. 1, 2016


Full applic: (by invitation):
Feb. 15, 2017

(see also June)
Gerber Foundation child health; pediatrics:

Priority is given to projects that improve the nutrition, care and development of infants and young children from the first year before birth to three years of age-see the focus areas on this webpage >>
Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
up to $350K over 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement.
How to apply webpage >>
Concept paper: Dec. 1, 2016


Full applic: (by invitation):
Feb. 15, 2017

(see also June)
Gerber Foundation child health; pediatrics:

Priority is given to projects that improve the nutrition, care and development of infants and young children from the first year before birth to three years of age-see the focus areas on this webpage >>
Physicians, PhD candidates, PharmD candidates, and other similar degree candidates:
1) in a residency or fellowship training program or 2) those who are no more than one year post training; 3) have not received a K award from the National Institutes of Health;
Novice Grants
$20K
No citizenship requirement.
How to apply webpage >>
NoLetter of intent:
Dec. 5, 2016
The McKnight Foundation
The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience
neuroscience Faculty with PI eligibility-with tenure or tenure-track appointments

(*per the sponsor: UTL and MCL appointments are OK)

Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Awards
$100,000/yr x 2 years
Citizenship: the sponsor removed the citizenship requirement and replaced it with the statement, “with evidence that the sponsoring institution has received government approval for the applicant to work in the U.S.”
More >>

Dec. Macula Society neuroscience; vision reseach; macular or retinal vascular diseases. Faculty with PI eligibility (must be members of the society) Research Grant Program
Term: for up to 18 months
Amount not specified.
No ctizenship requirement
More >>
Dec. 1, 2016
via proposal central
Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF)* and Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) dermal allografts, transplant science, and the biologic reconstruction of tissues using grafts derived from dermal tissues Faculty with PI eligibility Dermal Tissue Grants
$50K for 1 yr.
No citizenship requirement but must be in a position in a U.S. or Canadian institution.
More >>
Dec. 1, 2016

**PIs must register online via the sponsor's website by Nov. 18th.
The Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer ovarian cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Study Program
$75K for 1 yr
No ctizenship requirement
More >>
Dec. 1, 2016

**PIs must register online via the sponsor's website by Nov. 18th.

The Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer ovarian cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Academic staff-research

Instructors

Postdoctoral/ clinical fellows (submit through your RPM)
Scientific Scholar Award
$60K for 1 yr
No ctizenship requirement More >>
Dec. 1, 2016 Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research Cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Kimmel Scholar
$100K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
FAQ webpage (contains eligibility criteria)
Application instructions more >>
Dec. 2, 2016 American Liver Foundation liver disease: of particular interest- biliary artresia and primary biliary cirrhosis Assist. prof. with PI eligibility 2017 Liver Scholar Awards
$225K over 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Limited program: Internal Dean of Research Office Deadline:
Dec. 6, 2016
The Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc. chemical sciences, chemical engineering, materials chemistry Assist. prof. with UTL faculty appointments Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program $75,000 unrestricted research grant
No citizenship requirement
Internal submission guidelines
Letter of intent (required):
Dec. 9, 2016

Full proposal (by invitation only):
March 22, 2016
Simons Foundation Autism Research Inititative neuroscience; autism Faculty with PI eligibility SFARI Pilot Award
$125K total costs/yr up to 2 yrs
SFARI Research Award
$250K total costs/yr for up to 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Dec. 13, 2016 American Association for Cancer Research-

Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation
Cancer; Neuroendocrine Tumor Faculty with PI eligibility Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation-AACR Grant
$250K
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Dec. 14, 2016 American Society of Nephrology To fund projects to advance all facets of nephrology education and teaching Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (be ASN members) William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholars Program
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
To fund projects to advance all facets of nephrology education and teaching.
Must work in North or Central America during the funding period
More >>
Dec. 14, 2016 American Society of Nephrology nephrology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Career development grants:
-Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant
-John Merrill Grant in Transplantation
-Norman Siegel Research Scholar Grants (pediatric investigator)
-Nephcure Kidney International-ASN Foundation for Kidney Research
-OHF-ASN Foundation for Kidney Research Grant (oxalosis, primary hyperoxaluria and related stone diseases)
$100K/yr x 2 yrs
Must be a resident in North America
More >>
Dec. 15, 2016 Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test
Research grants
breast cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test
Research grants

$40,000
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Dec. 15, 2016 Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (for Childhood Cancer)
pediatric cancer

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Instructors

Research Associates (Academic staff-research)

Postdoctoral and Medical Fellows

Young Investigator Grant
$50,000 total costs per year for up to 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>

PDF file of the 2017 guidelines >>
Dec. 15, 2016 Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (for Childhood Cancer) pediatric cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Epidemiology Grants
$100,000 direct costs/yr for a maximum of 2 years.
No citizenship requirement
More >>

Letter of intent (required) Deadline:
Dec. 15, 2016

Full proposal: Jan. 17, 2017

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

See additional criteria

Multiple "CORE" funding opportunity highlights:
Maureen Hannley Research Grant
$50K for 1-2 years AHNS/AAO-HNSF Young Investigator Combined Award
$40,000 over 2 yrs
To fund research on neoplastic disease of the head and neckAHNS/AAO-HNSF Translational Innovator Combined Award
$80K over 2 year
More >>


Dec. 15, 2016
via proposal central
American Lung Association lung disease Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Amount of funding for these career development grants: $40K/yr for 1-2 years
Biomedical Research Grant (lung disease and general lung biology)
Clinical Patient Care Research Grant
Dalsemer Research Grant (mechanisms and biology of interstitial lung disease)
Social Behavioral Research Grant (epidemiological, behavioral or economic studies examining risk factors affecting lung health)
U.S. citizenship or permanent resident and/or appropriate visa status (per the guidelines)
More >>
Dec. 15, 2016 via proposal central American Lung Association

Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Education and Research Organization (ARTrust)
allergies, respiratory disease Assist. prof. with PI eligibility who are in an allergy/immunology division Allergic Respiratory Disease Research Award
$75K/yr for 1-2 years
More >>
Letter of intent: Dec. 15, 2016

Full proposal (by invitation only):
March
American Federation of Aging Research (AFAR) Neuroscience; Fundamental problems in the biology of aging Assist. prof. with PI eligibility AFAR Research Grants for Junior Faculty
up to $100K for 1 to 2 yrs:
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent: Dec. 15, 2016

Full proposal (by invitation only):
March
American Federation of Aging Research (AFAR) neuroscience; aging Assist. prof. with PI eligibility and above Glenn/AFAR Breakthroughs in Gerontology Award
$100K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 16, 2016

Full proposal: Jan. 7, 2017
American Academy of Family Physicians family medicine Faculty with PI eligibility

Applicant must be a family medicine researcher (a clinician or Ph.D.)

Priority will be given to new investigators and those who mentor new investigators by including them as part of the research team.
Joint Grants Awards
$50,000 for 1 or 2 years
More >>
Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 16, 2016

Full proposal: Jan. 6, 2017
American Gastroenterology Association (AGA) Gastroenterology Faculty with PI eligibility.

AGA membership required at the time of the application.
AGA-Elsevier Pilot Research Award
$25,000 for 1 yr.
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted at a North American institution
More >>
Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 16, 2016

Full proposal: Jan. 6, 2017
American Gastroenterology Association (AGA) Gastroenterology Faculty with PI eligibility.

AGA membership required at the time of the application.
AGA-Elsevier Gut Microbiome Pilot Research Award
$25,000 for 1 yr.
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted at a North American institution
More >>
Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 16, 2016

Full proposal: Jan. 6, 2017
American Gastroenterology Association (AGA) Gastroenterology Faculty with PI eligibility.

AGA membership required at the time of the application.
AGA-Medtronic Research & Development Pilot Award in Technology
$30,000 for 1 yr. (plus $1K travel award)
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted at a North American institution
More >>
Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 19, 2016

Full proposal:
Jan. 9, 2017
American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF) neuroscience; sleep medicine Sleep scientists (MD, DO, or PhD) who have applied for a multi-year career development award from the NIH, VA or another awarding body in the field of sleep or circadian science in 2015 or 2016 that was scored in the peer-review process but fell below (or is likely to fall below) the funding agency’s pay line.
Bridge to Success Award for Early Career Investigators
up to $75,000 per award
More >>
Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 19, 2016

Full proposal:
Jan. 9, 2017
American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF) neuroscience; sleep medicine Eligibility: to assist established sleep investigators [faculty with PI eligibility who have been independently supported by the NIH or other government research grants for at least five years, but whose recent grant proposals are unlikely to be funded Bridge to Success Award for Mid-Career Investigators
More >>
Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 19, 2016

Full proposal:
Jan. 9, 2017
American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF) neuroscience; sleep medicine;
to support a one-year mentored sleep research project following a clinical sleep medicine fellowship.
Physicians (MD or DO) who are certified in sleep medicine by a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties, or have completed their sleep medicine fellowship within the past 10 years, or who are currently enrolled in an ACGME-accredited sleep medicine fellowship program are eligible to apply. Physician Scientist Training Award
More >>
Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 19, 2016

Full proposal deadline:
Jan. 9, 2017

The McKnight Foundation
The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience
Neuroscience; These awards were established to encourage emerging neuroscientists to focus on disorders of learning and memory. Assist. prof. with tenure track* appts

(* the sponsor approved our UTL and MCL faculty)
McKnight Scholar Awards
$75K/yr x 3 years
Citizenship: the sponsor removed the citizenship requirement and replaced it with the statement, “with evidence that the sponsoring institution has received government approval for the applicant to work in the U.S.”.
More >>
Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec. 20, 2016

Full proposal:
Jan. 10, 2017
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) cancer; immuno-oncology research Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility (see other criteria)

AACR membership required.
No citizenship restriction.

AACR Career Development Awards for Immuno-Oncology Research
Amount of funding: $170K-$200K over 2 years
More >>

Letter of intent/pre-application deadline:
Dec. via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Feb.via proposal central via proposal

Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy cancer; Cell and Gene Therapy Research for sarcoma must be tenure-track* or tenured faculty (the Board only permits our tenured and UTL faculty) The Wendy Walk/ACGT Sarcoma Research Grant
$500,000 distributed over 2-3 years
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Institutional representative deadline (RPM) due to Holiday closure period:
Dec.

Sponsor deadline:
Jan.
American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS)

**check website on Nov 16th**
solid organ transplantion Assist. prof. with PI eligibility ASTS Faculty Development Grant $50K/yr x 2 yrs
More >>
Institutional representative deadline (RPM) due to Holiday closure period:
Dec.

Sponsor deadline:
Jan.


American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS)

**check website on Nov 16th**
solid organ transplantion Faculty with PI eligibility*

(*established faculty-surgeons)
ASTS Mid-Level Faculty Grant
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
ASTS Collaborative Grant
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
More >>
Institutional representative deadline (RPM): Dec. TBA*

(Sponsor deadline: Dec. 31) **due to Holiday closure period.
Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine Reproductive medicine Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant for Investigation Directed in an Attempt to Identify the Fertilized Egg with Reproductive Potential
$100K for 1 yr;
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Institutional representative deadline (RPM): Dec. TBA*

(Sponsor deadline: Dec. 31) **due to Holiday closure period.
Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine Reproductive medicine Research fellows (reproductive medicine)

Instructors

Assist. to assoc. prof. with PI eligibility

Young Investigators Achievement Grant $60K for 1 yr
Applicants must be in an accredited medical school in the United States.
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Dec.
(due to the holiday closure, you must submit your application to your RPM by Dec. )

(see also May 2)
Rheumatology Research Foundation Rheumatology; The purpose of this award is to provide funding to NIH R01 or VA RCS/ORD award applicants whose application was scored but not funded, and who are at risk of running out of research support. See the guidelines and eligibility for ACR and ARHP members Career Development Bridge Funding Award-R Bridge
up to $100,000 per year for 2 years
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Dec
(due to the holiday closure, you must submit your application to your RPM by Dec. )

(see also May 2)
Rheumatology Research Foundation Rheumatology;; The purpose of this award is to provide bridge funding for promising investigators as they are revising outstanding career development awards (i.e., NIH K08/K23 awards or VA CDA-2 awards). Through this
bridge funding award, the Foundation plans to support young faculty members
Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

See the guidelines and eligibility for ACR and ARHP members
Career Development Bridge Funding Award-K Bridge
$75K for 1 yr
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                     Proposals accepted on an ongoing basis  (arranged in order by sponsor)                             
Letters of intent accepted throughout the year A Kid’s Brain Tumor Cure

Pediatric Low Grade Astrocytoma Foundation (PLGA)
cancer; Pediatric Low Grade Astrocytoma Faculty with PI eligibility Brain Tumor Research Grants
Amount of funding: award funding is based on size, impact, and complexity of the project. Term: over 1, 2 or 3 year period
No citizenship restriction
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Letter of Intent due two weeks prior to these deadlines: TBA Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Neuroscience; Alzheimer's Disease; NIH NIA/NINDS-scored but not funded proposals: The ADDF is now considering financial assistance for relevant NIA and NINDS grant applications that were scored but not funded AND fall within the ADDF’s current funding priorities.
The ADDF will accept eligible applications on a rolling basis and will provide an expedited review, minimizing time and effort on the part of the investigator(s).
Faculty with PI eligibility NIH NIA/NINDS-scored but not funded proposals:
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Deadline: beginning of each month American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) Research Foundation Colon and rectal surgery; The purpose of the Competitive Enhancement Grant is to provide those proposals with the support necessary to address the questions raised by the reviewers and bring the proposal to a fundable range. Faculty with PI eligibility
Competitive Enhancement Grant (CEG)
Applicants must be members of ASCRS who submitted extramural grant funding of individual research proposals that have been already evaluated by a funding agency and have received a “high” but not fundable score.
Amount: Maximum of $50,000, but not more than 20% of the direct cost of the proposal to the extramural funding agency exclusive of the PI’s salary.
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Application Deadline: On-going Basis until Oct. 31st via proposal central CFF-Cystic Fibrosis Foundation In an effort to assure that all meritorious CF-related research is supported, CFF has developed the CFF/NIH-unfunded Award mechanism to provide funding. The objective of this award is to support excellent CF-related research projects that have been submitted to and approved by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), but cannot be supported by available NIH funds.
Applications must have been submitted as an R01/R21 and fall within the upper 40th percentile.
Faculty with PI eligibility NIH-Unfunded Award
CFF support ranges from $75,000 to $125,000 per year for up to two years. (Indirect costs are not allowed.)
No citizenship requirement.
Applications accepted anytime between Jan. and Oct. 31st.
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Preliminary proposal deadline: Requests will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Those investigators chosen to submit full proposals will be notified and provided with further instructions.
Dana Foundation Neuroscience; proposals for these "first in man" studies involving a few patients with devastating brain disease for which there currently is no effective treatment. Funded researchers set up "controlled clinical studies" in a small number of patients with a specific brain disease, based on promising animal studies suggesting that a specific therapy either treated the condition or prevented it from getting worse. Faculty with PI eligibility
Clinical Neuroscience Research Grant Program
$300,000 over 3 yrs.
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Abstract deadline (required): accepted on a rollling basis

Full proposals by invitation only: Feb. 1, May 1, Aug. 1, Nov. 1
Focused Ultrasound Foundation focused ultrasound Faculty with PI eligibility Investigator-initiated research grants
Clinical Indication Track or -High Risk Track
$100K for 1 yr
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Deadline: Letters of intent are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis and, if approved, researchers are invited to submit grant proposals for a March, July, or November deadline. Found Animals Foundation Funding for promising proposals in pursuit of non-surgical sterilization products or technologies for use in dogs and cats. The The foundation encourages scientists from any and all fields to compete for the Michelson Grants, including but not limited to researchers in disciplines such as biology, biotechnology,cell biology, endocrinology, gene silencing, immunology, materials science, nanotechnology, neuroscience, pharmacology, reproductive biology, theriogenology, and more. Faculty with PI eligibility
Michelson Grants in Reproductive Biology
Amount of funding: $250,000 USD per year for up to 3 years of funding.
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Michelson Prize in Reproductive Biology
The $25 million Michelson Prize will be offered to the first entity to provide Found Animals Foundation with a single dose, safe and effective non-surgical sterilant for male and female cats and dogs.
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Deadline: Research proposals may be submitted at any time. Following a review process that may take up to three months, awards will be made to successful applicants. International Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia Foundation The IWMF Research Grant Program is pledged to promote and support research leading to improved understanding of the cause, diagnosis, treatment, and cure for the disease Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia Faculty with PI eligibility Grant
IWMF anticipates funding grants in the range of $50,000 to $100,000, depending on complexity and goals and on the funds available for research projects. However, grants in excess of $200,000 have been awarded for certain projects.
No citizenship restricition
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Deadline: Submit application 3-6 mos. prior to the meeting date to the Appropriate Therapeutic Area Program Director. JDRF-Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation juvenile diabetes Faculty with PI eligibility Conference Grants
No citienship requirement.
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Deadline: Applications are considered on a rolling basis via proposal central, with a response time as early as 30 days. Simons Foundation for Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Neuroscience; Autism; Innovative, high-risk/high-impact proposals are encouraged. Faculty with PI eligibility Explorer Award
Up to $70,000 for one year.
No citizenship requirement.
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Letters of intent accepted on a rolling basis via proposal central Simons Foundation
Mathematics and Physical Sciences
support high-risk projects of exceptional promise and scientific importance; mathematics, physical sciences Faculty with PI eligibility Targeted Grants in Mathematics and Physical Sciences
The amount of funding is flexible and based on the type of support requested in the proposal. Indirect costs are limited to 20 percent of direct costs. The term is up to 5 years.
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Letters of intent accepted throughout the year. Solving Kids Cancer Neuroscience; pediatric cancer; The goals are to provide applicants an opportunity to propose novel agents for neuroblastoma, pediatric brain tumors and/or sarcomas clinical study that would be difficult to support through other funding mechanisms. Faculty with PI eligibility
Therapeutic Development Initiative (TDI)
Project Grant Awards $50K-$600K
No citizenship requirement.
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Concept papers accepted any time. Thrasher Research Fund Research focus: significant health problems that affect children in large numbers and offer the potential for practical solutions to these problems. Faculty with PI eligibility
E. W. "Al" Thrasher Award
No citizenship requirement.
Median award in 2011-12 was $300,000
(total) for up to 3 yrs.
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