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 NTL-Research faculty appointments).

Note: Clinician Educator (CE) line faculty will need an approved CE faculty PI waiver for each of these grants.



Special update:
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation
Beckman Young Investigator Award

**Stanford is not eligible: Per confirmation from the foundation, Stanford assistant professors are not eligible to apply for the 2015 & 2016 BYI programs because we have a currently funded BYI investigator through mid-2016.



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 (required):
Jan. 6, 2015


(see also May 5 and Aug. 4)
Willliam T. Grant Foundation theory, policy, and/or practice affecting the settings of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States Mid-career faculty with PI eligibility

Distinguished Fellows Program
up to $175K
No citizenship requirement.
Term: 6 months to 2 years.
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LOI: Jan. 6, 2015

(see also Aug. 4, 2015)
William T. Grant Foundation
theory, policy, and/or practice affecting the settings of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States
Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$100K-$600K for 2-3 yrs
No citizenship restriction.
More >>
Jan. 7  TBA

(see also July 7)
American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation family physicians Faculty with PI eligibility Joint Grant Awards Program
Up to $50,000
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility
More >>
Letter of intent:
Jan. 9, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only): March 2, 2015
ALS ACT,The ALS Association, the Treat ALS™Northeast ALS Consortium (NEALS)clinical trials network
Neuroscience; ALS
Faculty with PI eligibility Call for phase II clinical trial applications for novel, high-potential treatments in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
Up to $1,500,000 in U.S. dollars (direct costs only)
Download PDF file of the guidelines >>
Limited program: Internal Computer Science department deadline:
Jan. 12, 2015
The Simons Foundation Division for Mathematics and the Physical Sciences computer science Grad. Student

Simons Award for Graduate Students in Theoretical Computer Science
# of applicants from the university: 2
Internal Submission guidelines
Limited program: Internal Computer Science department deadline:
Jan. TBA
Google Canada/U.S. computer science Ph.D. Students Google U.S./Canada Ph.D. Fellowship Program
Internal submission guidelines
Jan. 11, 2016*

*not offered in 2015
American Roengtgen Ray Society and American Society of Neuroradiology Neuroscience; neuroradiology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility AARS/ASNR Scholarship
$75K/yr x 2 years
No citizenship restriction.
More >>
Letter of intent deadline (required):
Jan. 12, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only): March 12, 2015

Avon Foundation for Women breast cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant Program
Up to $150,000/yr x 2 years
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Jan. 12, 2015 Society of Surgical Oncology cancer; surgical oncologists Faculty with PI eligibility Clinical Investigator Award ($50K/yr x 2 yrs)
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility 10 years of completion of training
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Letter of intent (required): Jan. 14, 2015 via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only): April 1, 2015
Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) bladder cancer Faculty with PI 2015 Bladder Cancer Research Innovation Award
$300,000 over 2 years
U.S. or Canadian citizens or permanent residents or applicants with a valid work visa in an instituton in the U.S. or Canada.
More >>
Abstract due:
Jan. TBA

Full application (by invitation):
March TBA
ALS Association Neuroscience; ALS Faculty with PI eligibility Investigator-initiated Research Grant Program
-Starter Grants Pilot Studies by ALS investigators Maximum of $40K
-Multi-year grants (maximum of $80K/yr for up to 3 yrs)
Send a request to researchgrants@alsa-national.org to obtain the required abstract form.
more >>
LOI (required): January 15, 2015



Full proposal (by invitation only):
May 5, 2015 via proposal central
CURE Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy Neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility Challenge Award (up to $250K for up to 3 yrs)
Pediatric Epilepsies Award (up to $250K for 2yrs)
Prevention of Acquired Epilepsies Award (up to $250K for up to 3yrs)
SUDEP Research Award (up to $100K for 1 yr)
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Jan. 15, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only): March 1, 2015

FARA-Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Neuroscience; ataxia Faculty with PI eligibility Keith Michael Andrus Memorial Award
$150K/yr for 1-2 years
More >>

January 15, 2015

(see also April 15, July 15, Oct. 15)

CUREPSP
Foundation of PSP/CPD and Related Brain diseases

Neuroscience;
PSP and CBD, ALS/PDC and other atypical Parkinsonian disorders

Faculty with PI eligibility Investigator-Initiated Research Projects
Up $100K/yr total for up to 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
Guidelines
Next grant cycle in 2016 Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation Neuroscience; cerebal palsy Instructors

Early assist. prof.
with PI eligibility
Ethel and Jack Hausman Clinical Research Scholars
Award $75K/yr x 2 yrs
More >>
Next grant cycle in 2016 Cerebral Palsy International Research Foundation Neuroscience; cerebal palsy Faculty with PI eligibility
Research Grant Pilot Studies
Grants up to 2 years at a maximum of $50,000 a year
More >>
Letter of intent (LOI):
Jan. 15, 2015

Full proposal by invitation only: June 1, 2015
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, 2015

Full proposal by invitation only: June 1, 2015

(see also April 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
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Jan. 15, 2015 Arthritis National Research Foundation arthritis Senior
Postdoctoral
Fellows

New assist. prof.
with PI eligibility
Research Grant
$50K-$100K for 1 yr
(submit through your dept's RPM)
No citizenship requirement
more >>
Jan. 2015 (various) American Heart Association (AHA) 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.
  AHA funding opportunities See the cardiovascular funding opportunity resource webpage >>
Letter of intent (required):
Jan. 16, 2014

Full proposal (by invitation):
Feb. 2, 2015

Cooley's Anemia Foundation Thalassemia; anemia Faculty with PI eligibility Support for Ongoing Clinical Research in Thalassemia
$40K for 1 yr (with possibility of renewal for year 2)
Clinical Trials in Talassemia Cell and Gene Therapy Grant Award
Phase I (safety) and Phase II (efficacy) trials are eligible
$60K for 1 yr (with possibility of renewal for year 2)
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility
More >>
Jan. 16, 2015

AGA-American Gastroenterological Association Research Foundation


digestive cancer Instructors

Research assoc.

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

AGA-Caroline Craig Augustyn and Damian Augustyn Award in Digestive Cancer $40K for -1 yr;
No citizenship requirement
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Jan. 16, 2015 AGA-American Gastroenterological Association Research Foundation Gastroenterology Faculty with PI eligibility

AGA-Rome Foundation Functional GI and Motility Disorders Pilot Research Award
$50K for 1 yr
AGA-Elsevier Pilot Award $25K for 1yr
AGA-Elsevier Gut Microbiome Pilot Research Award
$25K for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement
(note: AGA membership is required at the time of the application)
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Jan. 16, 2015 Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) 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
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Jan. 16, 2015 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.
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Limited award: only one applicant per category:
Internal Cancer Institute deadline:


Jan.


Sponsor: LOI: Jan. 30, 2015

Full application: April (by invitation)

St. Baldrick's Foundation pedatric cancer  

Award Mechanisms
Fellows
Sub-specialty Fellows
Scholars
Research grants
Supportive Care Research grants
Consortium Research Grants
Eligibility and internal submission guidelines

Jan. 20, 2015 via proposal central American Association for Cancer Research breast cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Breast Cancer Research Foundation-AACR Career Development Awards for Translational Breast Cancer Research
$138,000 over 2 years (2 to be awarded)
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Limited program: Internal Computer Science deadline:

Jan. TBA

Intel Corporation computer science Ph.D. students Intel Ph.D. Fellowship Program
One-step process. The internal selection process for this program is facilitated by Corinne Beck in the Center for Integrated Services.
Internal submission guidelines
Letter of intent (required):
Jan. 23, 2015 via proposal central

Full proposal deadline (by invitation only): April 24, 2015 via proposal
Radiation Oncology Institute cancer; radiation therapy Faculty with PI eligibility
Examination of Comparative Value of Radiation Therapy
Up to $200,000 over 2 years
No citizenship restriction
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Limited program: Internal deadline:
Jan. 26, 2015
Donald E. and Delia B. Baxter Foundation Applicants must be involved in basic or clinical research which has the potential for translation. Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (UTL, MCL,
NTL-Research appts)
in the School of Medicine
Faculty Scholars Award
No citizenship requirement
Internal submission guidelines
Jan. 27, 2015 via proposal central American Association for Cancer Research breast cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (see additional criteria) AACR-Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation Career Development Award for Clinical/Translational Research
$250,000 over 3 years (1 award)
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Jan. 30, 2015 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network pancreatic cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Translational Research Grant
$300,000 over 2 years
There are no citizenship requirements;
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Jan. 30, 2015 American Thyroid Association thyroid disorders (includes thyroid cancer, etc.) Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Research Scholar Grant $25K/yr x 2 yr
No citizenship requirement
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Jan. 30, 2015 AGA-American Gastroenterological Association Research Foundation 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
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Jan. 30, 2015 AGA-American Gastroenterological Association Research Foundation research and develop new devices, design and test a significant improvement to an existing technology, develop a new diagnostic, develop a novel research method technology, and/or investigate the application of nanotechnology or methodologies such as computational biology to the field of gastroenterology. Faculty with PI eligibility AGA-Covidien Research and Development Pilot Award in Technology
$30K for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement
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Jan. 30, 2015 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 Research Grants
$50K
No citizenship requirement
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Jan. 30, 2015 Larry L. Hillblom Foundation 1) Diabetes Mellitus

2) Age-related chronic or degenerative disorders of the brain or vision
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
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Jan. 30, 2015 Larry L. Hillblom Foundation 1) Diabetes Mellitus

2) Age-related chronic or degenerative disorders of the brain or vision
Faculty with PI eligibility Network Grants
$300K/yr x 4 years
No citizenship requirement
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Jan. TBA The Ioccoco Family Foundation Type 1 Diabetes Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$10K to $500K for 1 yr to support type 1 diabetes research projects
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Letter of intent (required):
Jan. 30, 2015
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
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February
Letter of intent:
Feb. 1, 2015
(see also July)

Full proposal (by invitation only):
April 1, 2015
FARA-Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Neuroscience; ataxia Faculty with PI eligibility General Research Grant
$150K/yr x 1-2 yrs
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Feb. 1, 2015 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.
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Research grants (see Sept. )
Feb. 1, 2015 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
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Feb. 2, 2015 American Thyroid Association thyroid function and disease. Topics include thyroid cancer) Assist. prof. with PI eligibility ATA Research Grants
Up to $25K per year for 2 yrs
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Feb. 1, 2015 (not offered in 2014) 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
$35K/yr x 2 yrs
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Feb. 2, 2015 FRAXA Research Foundation Neuroscience; Fragile X Grants are given based on innovation and translational relevance: clinical trials are our highest priority, followed by preclinical research (i.e. rescue of animal models) and then translational research. Basic science is not funded. Faculty with PI eligibility Program Grant up to $100K per yr
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Feb. 2, 2015 Sarcoma Foundation of America cancer, etiology, molecular biology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of human sarcomas Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants up to $50K
Faculty with PI eligibility
No citizenship requirement
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Concept paper (required):
Feb. 3, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only)
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) juvenile diabetes Faculty with PI eligibility Strategic Research Agreements
Term: 3 years
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Feb. 4, 2015 American Asthma Foundation Asthma; most of the awardees are studying asthma for the first time, bringing expertise and perspectives from a broad range of areas, including genetics, cell signaling, metabolism, crystallography, biochemistry, pharmacology and neurobiology, among others Assist. and Assoc. prof. with PI eligibility AAF Scholar Award up to $450K
No citizenship requirement.
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Feb. 5, 2015 via proposal central Simons Foundation Neuroscience; autism spectrum disorder Faculty with PI eligibility 2015 Novel Outcome Measures for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Clinical Trials RFA
$250K total costs over 2 years
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Feb. 6, 2015 The Emergency Medicine Foundaton emergency medicine Faculty with Pi eligibility Basic Science and Clinical Research Grant
$50K for 1 yr
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Feb. 6, 2015 The Emergency Medicine Foundaton emergency medicine Instructor

Assist. with PI eligibility
Career Development Grant
$50K for 1 yr
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Feb. 6, 2015 The Emergency Medicine Foundaton emergency medicine Assist. with PI eligibility Emergency Medicine Education Research Grant
$25K for 1 yr
mentored career development award
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Feb. 6, 2015 The Emergency Medicine Foundaton emergency medicine Faculty with PI eligibility Health Policy Research Grant

Patient centered Outcome Research Grant
$100K over 2 yrs
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By invitation* only: Feb. 5, 2015



(see also: Aug.)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society Neuroscience; Multiple sclerosis; for basic, clinical and rehabilitation research Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants 1-5 yrs. amount not specified.
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*SPECIAL NOTE: Individuals must register online for each grant and complete a pre-applications. You are encouraged to submit a pre-application as soon as possible, in order to receive an invitation to submit a full proposal.
Feb. 6, 2015

(see also Oct. 5 and May 10)
Venture Well

(formerly:
National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance -NCIIA)
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

(Note: the PI is the faculty advisor)
E-team program: provides early-stage funding for training, coaching, and investment for teams working on market-based technology inventions.
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

Internal Submission guidelines
Feb. 13, 2015 National Kidney Foundation kidney disease Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (nephrologists) NKF Young Investigator Grants (5 to be awarded)
$20K for 1 yr
Satellite Dialysis Clinical Investigator Grant of the NKF
$40K for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement.
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Feb. 13, 2015 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
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Feb. 15, 2015

(see also Aug. 15)
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research anesthesiology; anesthesia education Faculty with PI eligibility Research in Education Grant
The REG is a two-year $100,000 award ($50K/yr x 2 yrs)
U.S. citizen, permanent U.S. resident, or holder of H-1 or O-1 visa with minimum of three years remaining.
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Feb. 15, 2015

(see also Aug. 15)
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
U.S. citizen, permanent U.S. resident, or holder of H-1 visa with minimum of three years remaining.
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Feb. 15, 2015 American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American College of Surgeons hand surgery Hand surgeon who has been awarded a K08 or K23 by the NIH no earlier than 01/01/2014. This is meant to supplement the award. Joint Research Career Development Award
$80K/yr for up to 5 yrs
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Letter of intent (required):
Feb. 16, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only):
March 30, 2015
Epilepsy Foundation Neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility New Therapy-Commercialization Grants Program
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Feb. 16, 2015 via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only):
March 30, 2015 via proposal central
Epilepsy Foundation Neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility Seal of Excellence Award
No citizenship requirement
(see the guidelines for a complete description)
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Feb. TBA Foundation for Alcohol Research (ABMRF) alcohol consumption and its effects; funds basic and clinical research Instructors

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
Grant
highest priority young investigators- up to $50K for up to 2 yrs
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Feb. 17, 2015 Leukemia Research Foundation cancer, leukemia, lymphoma, MDS, and multiple myeloma Assist. prof. with PI eligibility New Investigator Research Grants
$100K/yr x 1 yr
more >>

Letter of intent (required via proposal central):
Feb. 19, 2015

Full proposal (via proposal central):
March 31, 2015

Lupus Foundation of Amerca Lupus Faculty with PI eligibility Grants-miscellaeous
No citizenship restriction but the institution must be in the U.S., Canada or Mexico.
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Feb. 24, 2015 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
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Feb. 27, 2015 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
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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
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Pre-application (required-onlline):
Feb.TBA

Full proposals (by invitation only): mid-May TBA
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation The foundation has a clear mandate to fund basic research in the natural sciences.

** This program does not fund disease-targeted research.
Faculty with PI eligibility
Data-Driven Initiative Investigator Competition

$1.5M funding
Program overview >>
Feb. 27, 2015 International OCD Foundation Neuroscience; nature, causes and treatment of OCD and related disorders Postdoctoral fellows with
mentor

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Research Grant

Up to $50K
(see the FAQ webpage)
No citizenship restriction.
More >>
Portal request form deadline (required):
Feb. 27, 2015

Letter of intent deadline (required):
March 3, 2015

Copy of signed face page by mail:
March 24, 2015
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.
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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
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March
March 1, 2015 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
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March 1, 2015

A-T Children's Project (ataxia-telangiectasia) Neuroscience; ataxia Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant: Enabling Drug Screening for Ataxia Telangiectasia
Phase I: Identification of Cellular Phenotypes and Target Proteins $75K/yr for 1 yr
Phase II: Assay Development for Screening $50K for 1 year
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March 1, 2015 A-T Children's Project (ataxia-telangiectasia) Neuroscience; ataxia Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$75K for 1 yr
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March 1, 2015 via proposal central Melanoma Research Foundation melanoma; cancer 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.
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March 1, 2015 via proposal central Melanoma Research Foundation melanoma; cancer Assoc. prof. with PI eligibility Team Awards
Up to $250K/yr x 2yrs
Teams consisting of both basic scientists and clinicians to address an unmet clinical need are encouraged, as is the inclusion of a junior scientist. The proposals must consist of a PI and at least one Co-PI, possibly from different institutions.
No citizenship restriction but research must be conducted in the U.S.
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March 1, 2015 via proposal central Melanoma Research Foundation cancer; to encourage junior investigators to enter the field of melanoma research. 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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Limited Program
Internal Cancer Institute
deadline:
March
The V Foundation for Cancer Research The research focus can be any area of 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:
March:
The V Foundation for Cancer Research The research focus can be any area of cancer. Faculty with PI eligibility*

(*faculty with MCL, UTL and NTL-Research appointments)
Translational Grant
$600,000 total funding ($200,000/yr x 3yrs).
*Stanford may appoint one principle investigator to lead a research team. Each PI may invite other researchers to work as collaborators on the research team.
Internal submission guidelines
March 2, 2015 The Marfan Foundation basic and clinical research in Marfan syndrome which impacts connective tissue Assist prof. with PI eligibility Early Investigator Grant Program
$37.5K/yr x 2 years
No citizenship requirement.
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Letter of intent: March 2, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Aug. 17, 2015
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation clinical and educational research in anesthesia patient safety Faculty with PI eligibility Grant Program
Maximum of $150K over 2 years
No citizenship restriction but research must be performed in the U.S. or Canada
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March 4, 2015 via proposal central Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) bladder cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Instructor

Research Associate

Senior Postdoctoral
fellow
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.
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Letter of intent (required): March 6, 2015 via proposal central

Full proposal deadline: May 1, 2015 via proposal central
Alzheimer's Association Neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease   Grants
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Limited Program: Stanford Neuroscienc Institue internal deadline:
March
Dana Foundation Neuroscience; human brain or brain-immune functioning or malfunctioning Assist. and assoc. prof. (within the first few yrs of their appt.) with PI eligibility David Mahoney Neuroimaging Program:
Using Brain and Immune Imaging to Improve Human Health

$200K over 3 years
Internal submission guidelines
March 10, 2015 The Esther A. and Joseph Klingenstein Fund neuroscience Assist. prof. with tenure-track appt. (UTL appt) Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Award in the Neurosciences
No citizenship requirement.
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March 12, 2015 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
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Letter of intent (required):
May 1, 2015

Full application (by invitation only):
Aug. 3, 2015
National Center for Responsible Gaming gambling disorder Faculty with PI eligibility

Large Grant
$75K/yr x 2 yrs
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March 13, 2015 Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation Neuroscience; cancer; brain tumors-pediatric Faculty with PI eligibility Pediatric Brain Tumor Grant $30K/yr for up to 2 yrs (3 awards)
Astrocytoma Award
$50K for 1 yr (one award)
Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Research Award
Up to $50K (one award)
No citizenship restriction
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March 11, 2015 James S. McDonnell Foundation For Scholar Awards the program's emphasis is furthering the science of complex systems via the continued development of the theory and tools used in the study of complex research questions and not on particular fields of research per se. Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Scholar Award in Complex Systems (Scholar-CS)
$450,000 (maximum over 3-6 yrs).
No citizenship restriction
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March 15, 2015 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.
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March 15, 2015 American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Epigenic Research Assist. prof. with PI eligibility AGA-CCFA-Janssen Biotech Research Grant in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Epigenic Research $100K/yr x 3 yrs
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Internal Vetting Process Deadline:
March 16, 2015
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 PAR-15-088
See eligibility in the guidelines
Internal vetting process guidelines
March 16, 2015 American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Neuroscience; child and adolescent psychiatry Assist. prof. with PI eligibility AACAP Junior Investigator Award
$30K/yr x 2 yrs
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Letter of intent: March 15, 2015 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
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Online nomination:
March 16, 2015
March of Dimes Birth defects Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar Research
$75K/yr x 2 yrs
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Initial application deadline:
March 17, 2015

Full proposals (by invitation only): Aug. 14, 2015

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)
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March 17, 2015 via proposal central Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation multiple myeloma Faculty with PI eligibility Senior Research Award $100,000/yr x 2 yrs
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March 18, 2015 The New York Stem Cell Foundation foster bold and innovative science with the potential to transform the field of stem cell research, and advance understanding and use of stem cells for the treatment of human disease 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. Eligibility: Assistant professors with tenure track or equivalent positions* who are within 5 years of starting their assistant professor faculty position on June 1, 2015.
*Stanford clarification: per correspondence with the sponsor, they have approved our assistant professors with both MCL and UTL faculty appointments.
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March 18, 2015 The New York Stem Cell Foundation fundamental areas of developmental, cellular, cognitive and behavioral neuroscience, broadly interpreted. Proposals need not be related to 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 Neuroscience
1.5M total direct costs over 5 yrs.
Program overview >>
March 19, 2015 The Sontag Foundation Neuroscience; brain cancer, brain tumors Assist. prof. with tenure-track appts (UTL) Distinguished Scientist Award
$600K total over 4 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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Date to register to obtain a reference # (required):
March 19, 2015

Letter of intent (required):
March 31, 2015
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
teams of investigators
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Date to register to obtain a reference # (required):
March 19, 2015

Letter of intent (required):
March 31, 2015
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.
Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Research Grants:
Young Investigator Grant

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March 20, 2015 via proposal central Epilepsy Foundation Neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility Targeted Research for Morbidity and Mortality
Up to $50K for 1 yr
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved PI waiver)
No citizenship requirement
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Internal Vetting Process Required

Internal deadline: March 23, 2015
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 PAR-15-118
See eligibility in the guidelines
Internal vetting process guidelines
March 27, 2015

(see also June 26 and Sept. 25)
American Epilepsy Society Neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility Seed Grant Awards
$20,000
The application must involve two or more established investigators one of which must be an epilepsy-focused investigator. At least one PI must be a society member.
No citizenship requirement
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March 27, 2015 via proposal central ASTRO-American Society for Radiation Oncology cancer; radiation oncology; (radiation oncology, biology, physics or outcomes/health services) Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Junior Faculty Career Research Training Award
$100K per yr x 2 yrs (2 awards)
No citizenship restriction
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March 27, 2015 via proposal central ASTRO-American Society for Radiation Oncology cancer; radiation oncology Faculty with PI eligibility Comparative Effectiveness Research Award
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
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Letter of intent (required):
March 30, 2015

Full application: May 11, 2015

Brasser Research Center for BRCA at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center breast cancer; basic science, prevention, early detection, or targeted therapeutics and relevant to the study of BRCA1/2 will be considered. Faculty with PI eligibility External Research Grant Program $100,000, one-year, high-risk idea projects will be awarded
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April
Letter of intent (required):
April 1, 2015 via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only): July 24, 2015 via proposal central
Broad Medical Research Program (BMRP) at CCFA Chron’s and Colitis Foundation of America inflammatory bowel disease Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
Amount of funding: not specified. Term up to 2 yrs.
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Letter of intent (required): April 1, 2015 via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only): July 24, 2015 via proposal central

The Craig H. Nielsen Foundation Neuroscience; spinal cord injury Faculty with PI eligibility Neilsen Pilot Psychosocial Research Grants
$100K for 1 year
Neilsen Proof of Concept Psychosocial Research
$150K/yr x 2 years
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Pre-application deadline: April 1, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only): Sept. 9, 2015
The McKnight Foundation
The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience
neuroscience: memory or cognition under normal and pathological conditions Faculty with PI eligibility with tenure or tenure track* positions

(*the sponsor has approved both our UTL and MCL faculty )

McKnight Memory and Cognitive Disorders Awards $100K/yr x 3 yrs
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Letter of intent: April 1, 2015 (see also July 1)

Full proposal (by invitation only)
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institutes (PCORI) Funds clinical comparative effectiveness research; CER methods and infrastructure Faculty with PI eligibility Engagement Award: Knowledge, Training, and Development, and Dissemination Awards
Up to $250K over 2 years
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April 1, 2015

(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
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Letter of intent (required):
April 1, 2015 via proposal central

Full application (by invitation only)
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
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April 5, 2015 American Society for Surgery of the Hand hand surgery Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Basic Science Grant ($20K for 1 yr);
Clinical Science Grant ($10K/yr x 2 yrs)
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April 1, 2015
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
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April 1, 2015
via proposal central
American Cancer Society Cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility 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 (see page 9-guidelines)
Instructors are not eligible
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April 1, 2015
via proposal central
American Cancer Society Cancer Faculty with PI eligibility 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 (see page 9-guidelines)
Instructors are not eligible
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April 1, 2015
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 (see page 9-guidelines)

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April 1, 2015
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)
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April 1, 2015
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)
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Pre-application required: submit asap prior to the deadlines below

Pilot applications will be reviewed on a quarterly basis in 2015: April 1, July 1, Oct. 7
National Multiple Sclerosis Society Neuroscience; multiple sclerosis Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Research Grants
Up to $40K for 1 yr
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April 6, 2015 Cystinosis Research Foundation: Natalie's Wish Cystinosis Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
Term: 1-3 yes-amount not specified
No citizenship requirement
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Limited program:

Internal deadline:
April 6, 2015
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 6, 2015
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 6, 2015
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
April 9, 2015 California Breast Cancer Research Program
breast cancer, research and policy Faculty with PI eligibility Open Request for Qualifications
CBCRP is sponsoring an open Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to select individuals and teams of on-call investigators who will bid to conduct rapid response research for the Policy Initiative.
No citizenship requirement
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Letter of intent (required)
April 14, 2015

Full application: June 24, 2015
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
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Letter of intent (required) deadline:
April 15, 2015 via proposal central

Full application (by invitation only) deadline: July 15, 2015, via proposal central
CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
Rising Tide Foundation for Clinical Cancer Research
pediatric cancer; AI-2 grants are intended to leverage the power of collaboration, through multi- institutional, interdisciplinary approaches that address the greatest barriers to improving outcomes for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults suffering from cancer.
AI-2 grants are open to applicants from academic research institutions involved in the development of novel cancer therapeutic approaches with pediatric oncology applications.
Faculty with PI eligibility International Grand Challenge Awards in Pediatric Cancer
Acceleration Initiative-2 (AI-2)

They are likely to fund one to three proposals for a total of up to $2 million.
No citizenship restriction.
To download the guidelines, go to the Proposal Central webpage, scroll to “CureSearch for Children’s Cancer”, click on the document icon at the end of the RFP title, “Accelerating Initiative-2”.
April 15, 2015 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
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April 15, 2015 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.
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April 15, 2015

(see also July 15 and Oct. 15)
CUREPSP
Foundation of PSP/CPD and Related Brain diseases
Neuroscience; PSP (progressive supranuclear palsy) and CBD (cortiobasal degeneration), ALS/PDC and other atypical Parkinsonian disorders at the molecular and cellular level. Faculty with PI eligibility Investigator-Initiated Research Projects
$100K/yr total for up to 3 yrs; however the most frequently available amount of funding is $75K total over 1-2 yrs
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Abstract deadline (required):
April 15; Full proposal: May 1*

(*Abstracts are accepted on a rolling basis two weeks before each deadline: 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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April 15, 2015 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.
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Letter of intent:
April 15, 2015

Full application by invitation: Sept. 1, 2015

(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
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Letter of intent:
April 15, 2015

Full application by invitation: Sept. 1, 2015

(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
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Pre-proposal deadline (required):
April 16, 2015

Full application (by invitation only):
Sept. 10, 2015
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.
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April 16, 2015 PCORI-Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute *funding for investigators who are current participants of the PPPLN or those involved with one of the 50 Pilot Projects. Faculty with PI eligibility PCORI Engagement Award (EAIN): Supporting Dissemination and Implementation Activities for the PCORI Pilot Projects and the PCORI Pilot Projects Learning Network (PPLN)
up to $50,000 to be spent over 120 days
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Letter of intent (required):
April 15, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only):
July 15, 2015
March of Dimes Birth defects Faculty with PI eligibility Prematurity Research Initiative (PRI)
No citizenship restriction
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April 21, 2015 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
All applicants must submit their applications through their RPM.
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Letter of intent (required) deadline*:
April 24, 2015

Full proposals (by invitation only): May 25, 2015
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
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April 27, 2015 National Marfan Syndrome marfan syndrome (impacts connective tissue); Basic and clinical science Assoc. 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
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April 27, 2015 National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN) cancer; role of enzalutamide in the treatment of endometrial cancer. Faculty with PI eligibility

Phase I/II Clinical Trials and Pre-Clinical Trials of Enzulatamide for Endometrial Cancer
Guidelines

Limited Program:
Internal deadline:
April 27, 2015
William T. Grant Foundation

research to understand and improve the everyday settings of youth ages 8 to 25 in the United States. We fund studies that enhance our understanding of: reducing inequality; understanding the use of research evidence

Assist. prof. with MCL & UTL appts The William T. Grant Foundation Scholars Program $350K over 5 years
Internal submission guidelines

Letter of intent (required):
April 30, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept. 15, 2015
March of Dimes birth defects Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
Period (amount not specified)
No citizenship restriction
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April 30, 2015

(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

Postdoctorral fellows
Research grants
$5-$75K for one year
(note: postdocs submit applications through your RPM)  
No citizenship requirement
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April 30, 2015 Prostate Cancer 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.
8-12 GTSN Challenge awards to be made.
Faculty with PI eligibility Movember-PCF Global Treatment Sciences Network Challenge Grant
$1 million per team over 2 yrs with a focus on treatment sciences
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May
Letter of intent (required):
May TBA
American Society for Healthcare Risk Management stimulate research on healthcare risk management and patient safety issues, and supports research projects that are either quantitative or qualitative in nature. Faculty with PI eligibility Research grants
up to $100K for 1 yr
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May 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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May The California Endowment Your innovative idea should address either emerging or persistent health-related issues impacting underserved California communities.
Projects must align with the Building Healthy Communities (10 outcomes) & Big 4 results
Faculty with PI eligibility

 

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Concept paper: May 1, 2015

(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
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Letter of intent (required):
May 1, 2015


Full application (by invitation only):
Aug. 3, 2015
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
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Letter of intent (requiured):
May 1, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Aug. 3, 2015




Harrington Discovery Institute at University Hospitals Case Medical Center Focus of project includes the fundamental discovery (elucidation of novel targets and leads) of new drugs and biologics or drug-device combinations Faculty with PI eligibility (M.D. and M.D./Ph.D.) 2016 Harrington Scholar-Innovator Grant Program
Up to $700,000 over 2 years ($100,000-guaranteed) unrestricted grant
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Letters of intent: May 5, 2015

(see also Aug. 4)

Full proposal (by invitation only)

William T. Grant Foundation The Foundation focuses on supporting research to improve the 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 Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$100K-$600K over 2-3 years
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Letters of intent: May 5, 2015

(see also Aug. 4)

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)
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Letter of intent (required) deadline:
May 6, 2015 via proposal central

Full application (by invitation only) deadline: Aug. 24, 2015, via proposal central
American Association for Cancer Research
Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C)-Cancer Research UK-Lustgarten Foundation
prostate cancer; The project should include interventions in prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of pancreatic cancer, and deliver near-term patient benefit through investigation by a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional, transatlantic, synergistic Dream Team of expert investigators. The project must be designed to accelerate therapeutic application to the clinic (i.e., lead to patient involvement within 2-3 years from the beginning of the grant). Faculty with PI eligibility Pancreatic Cancer Dream Team Translational Research Grant
$12 million over 3 yrs (1 to be awarded)
Each Team will consist of a Dream Team Leader, a Dream Team Co-leader, one of whom should be expert in translational research, no more than four additional Dream Team Principals, and at least two Advocates. (See the guidelines for details)
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Letter of intent (required):
May 8, 2015
proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only): July 20, 2015 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
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Letter of intent (required):
May 8, 2015
proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only): July 20, 2015 via proposal central
Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation Ovarian Cancer Asssit. prof. with PI eligibility Liz Tilberis Early Career Award
$150K/yr x 3 yrs
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May 8, 2015

Venture Well

(formerly
National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance -NCIIA)
Technology: 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: provides early-stage funding for training, coaching, and investment for teams working on market-based technology inventions.
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May 8, 2015
Venture Well

(formerly National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance -NCIIA)
Support courses or programs at the intersection of invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship that lead to the creation and support of E-Teams.
Topics: General (technology-based) entrepreneurship; new materials/clean tech/green energy; biomedical and healthcare; information technology
Faculty with PI eligibility Course and Program Grants up to $50,000
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May 8, 2015 Venture Well

(formerly National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance -NCIIA)
Support experiential learning and generate E-Teams. Proposals must lead to the development of technology innovations that address poverty alleviation and basic human needs. Focus areas include, but are not limited to: water, sanitation, healthcare, agriculture, shelter, information technology Faculty with PI eligibility Sustainable Vision Grants
Up to $50K
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Letter of intent:
May ;

Full proposals by invitation only: Sept.
National Organization of Rare Disorders (NORD) TBA




Faculty with PI eligibility

2015 program to be posted more >>

Letter of intent (required):
May 15, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only):
July 15, 2015
FARA-Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Neuroscience; ataxia;
1) FARA accepts LOIs focusing on FA research that relies on international collaboration among investigators in at least two different countries. Special consideration will be given to proposals that bring new scientists to the FA community.

2) FARA accepts LOIs focusing on pre-clinical and clinical investigations that will advance treatments for FA.
Faculty with PI eligibility 1. Bronya J. Keats Award for International Collaboration in Research on FA
$200K/yr x 1-2 yrs

2. Phillip Bennett and Kyle Bryant Translational Research Award
$250K/yr x 1-2 yrs
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Preliminary proposal (required):
May 18, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only): Sept. 14, 2015

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 26, 2015

(required two weeks prior to full proposal submission on June 9)

(see also LOI deadlines: Sept. 8 & Nov. 19)

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease Faculty with PI eligibility Preclinical Drug Discovery RFP
and
PACT-Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials

$150K for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement
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May 22, 2015 Alex Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer childhood cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility "A" Award
$150K/yr x 3 yrs
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Pre-proposal:
May 27, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only): Aug. 5, 2015
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Disease Neuroscience; Parkinson's Disease Faculty with PI eligibility Therapeutic Pipeline
Target Validation Pilot Awards

$100K for 1 year
Target Optimization Awards
$400K over 2 years
Priority Target Awards
$100,000 fro 1 year
Improved Biomarkers and Clinical Outcome Measures Program:
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May 29, 2015 Alex 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
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May 31, 2015 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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May 31, 2015 Samsung 24 research themes Faculty with PI eligibility 2015 Global Research Outreach (GRO)
Call for Proposals
$100K/yr for up to 3 years
(Samsung will provide full indirect cost reimbursement)
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June
Letter of intent (required):
June 1, 2015
American Thoracic Society Foundation respiratory diseases   Research Grants
2015 portfolio to be published
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June 1, 2015
via proposal central
Lupus Research Institute lupus-basic, clinical and translational research Faculty with PI eligibility Novel Research Program
$100K per year for up to 3 years
No citizenship restriction
Applications are encouraged from investigators in diverse discplines, including those who have not worked in lupus research before.
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June 1, 2015 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, 2015
(see also Dec. 1 >>)

Full applic. (by invitation):
Aug. 15, 2015
Gerber Foundation child health, pedatrics; for health and/or nutrition-related research projects designed to make a significant impact on issues affecting infants and young children from birth to 3 years of age Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
up to $350K over 3 yrs
No citizenship restriction
(See the FAQ webpage for more info)
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June TBA
The next awards will be available in 2016
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT)
pulmonary hypertension Assist. prof. with PI eligibility ISHLT/Bayer Pulmonary Hypertension Research Grant Award
$100K over 2 years
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June 3, 2015 Prostate Cancer Foundation prostate cancer Senior Postdoctoral Fellow

Instructor

Research Associate

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
Young Investigator Award
$75K/yr x 3 years
No citizenship restriction
Down a PDF file of the guidelines >>
June 5, 2015 AGA-American Gastroenterological Association Research Foundation gastroenterology, hepatology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility AGA-Athena Troxel Blackburn Research Scholar Award in Neuroenteric Disease
$90K/yr x 3 yrs
AGA-Boston Scientific Career Development Technology and Innovation Award

$75K/yr x 2 yrs
(see the guidelines for more information)
AGA Microbiome Junior Investigator Award
$30K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement, but research must be conducted in North America
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June TBA
The next awards will be available in 2016
International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) transplantation Instructors

Research Associates,

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
ISHLT/HeartWare Award for Translational Research in MCS $65,000 for one year
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Norman E. Shumway Career Development Award

$160K over 2 yrs (one award)
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June TBA A Foundation Building Strength for Nemaline Myopathy Nemaline Myopathy Faculty with PI eligibility Building Muscle Initiative
$30K-$200K. Projects can span more than 1 year as required by the nature of the research
Sponsor website >>
PDF of the guidelines >>
Limited Program: Internal Stanford Neuroscience Institute deadline:
June 1, 2015
Brain Research Foundation Neuroscience; brain research Professors and Assoc. Prof. with PI eligibility Scientific Innovation Award
Only one application is permitted
Internal submission guidelines

LOI: June 1, 2015

full application (by invitation only:
Sept. 9, 2015

(see also Dec. 1)

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics, Inc. (CFFT)--
the nonprofit drug discovery and development affiliate of the CF Foundation Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Cystic Fibrosis Faculty with PI eligibility Clinical Research Award
Single center: up to $100K/yr for up to 3 yrs
Multi-center: up to $225K/yr for up to 3yrs
No citizenship requirement
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June 5, 2015 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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June 8, 2015 The American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) To stimulate the advancement of the practice of dermatologic surgery, the invention of new technologies or research projects that document the outstanding and high volume work of dermatologic surgeons Faculty with PI eligibility Cutting Edge Research Program
$20K
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Limited program: Internal Deadline for all schools:
June 10, 2015
W. M. Keck Foundation 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 Papers
Up to $2 million
Up to 8 concept papers may be submitted to the foundation
No citizenship requirement
Internal submission guidelines for all schools

Limited program: Internal Deadline:
June 10, 2015


Institutional nomination deadline: July

Full applic:
Nov.

Pew Scholars Program basic and clinical science relevant to human health Faculty with PI eligibility (with UTL, MCL and NTL-Research appts) Pew Scholars Program $240K
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Pre-proposal deadline (required):
June 12, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Pfizer Center for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI)
early-stage, large molecule modalities in scope (antibodies, proteins, peptides) related to Inflammation, autoimmunity, tissue remodeling, oncology, rare or genetic diseases, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases and neuroscience. Faculty with PI eligibility Request for Translational Proposals: Biotherapeutic Targets
No citizenship restriction
Amount of funding not specified
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Letter of intent (required):
June 12, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept. 4, 2015
Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation pediatric cardiomyopathy Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$25K-$50K for 1 year direct costs
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Letter of intent: June 15, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Aug. 17, 2015
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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Pre-application (required) deadline:
June 17, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Nov. 9, 2015
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer breast cancer

Research focus area: Basic/translational and clinical
Early assist. prof. with PI eligibility Career Catalyst Research Grants
$150K/yr for up to 3 years
Co-PIs are not allowed.
No citizenship requirement
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Pre-application (required) deadline:
June 17, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Nov. 9, 2015
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer breast cancer

This is intended to establish and/or sustain an institutional training program for a minimum of 3 graduate students who are seeking careers dedicated to understanding and eliminating disparities in breast cancer outcomes across population groups
Faculty with PI eligibliy who is currently conducting breast cancer research
Graduate Training in Disparities Research
$135K per year for up to 3 years
Eligibility
No citizenship requirement
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Pre-application (required) deadline:
June 17, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Nov. 9, 2015
Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer breast cancer researchers who are not more than 3 years post-completion of their clinical fellowship or
5 years past the completion of their most recent residency (for physicians); or 5 years past the completion of their most recent Ph.D.
No citizenship requirement
Postdoctoral Fellowship Grants
$60/yr for 2-3 years
No citizenship requirement
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June 25, 2015 via proposal central Lupus Research Institute lupus-They encourage applications from investigators in diverse disciplines including, but not limited to, immunology, genetics, molecular-, cell- and systems biology. Faculty with PI eligibility Distinguished Investigator Award
$250K/yr x 4 yrs ($1M)
No citizenship restriction
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Letter of intent (required):
June 25, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept. 10, 2015
Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance tuberous sclerosis Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$75K/ yr for up to 2 yrs
No ctiizenship restriction
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Letter of intent (required):
June
via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only): Sept. via proposal central
Cure Search for Childhood Cancer Childhood cancer   Cure Search for Childhood Cancer
Miscellaneous programs

The guidelines are not available on the sponsor's website. To download PDF files of the guidelines, go to the Proposal Central webpage >>, scroll down to Cure Search for Childhood Cancer, and then click on the document icon to the right of the name of the RFP.
Initial proposal (required) deadline:
June 26, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only): Sept. 15, 2015
Edward N. and Della L. Thome Memorial Foundation neuroscience; Alzheimer's diseaase; validation and testing of target compounds and therapeutic agents, including biologics and small molecules, Faculty with PI eligibility Awards Program in Alzheimer’s Disease Drug Discovery
$250,000 per year x 2 years
No citizenship restriction
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Letter of intent (required):
June 26, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Aug. 28, 2015
ALS Association in partnership with The CReATe Consortium, an NIH-funded Rare Diseases Clinical Research Consortium (RDCRC), neuroscience: ALS or a related disorder (including primary lateral sclerosis [PLS], hereditary spastic paraplegia [HSP], progressive muscular atrophy [PMA], multisystem proteinopathy [MSP] and frontotemporal dementia [FTD]). Faculty with PI eligibility Clinical Research in ALS and Related Disorders for Therapeutic Development (CReATe)
$60K for 1 year
No citizenship requirement
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June 26, 2015

(and Sept. 25)
American Epilepsy Society Neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility Seed Grant Awards
$20,000
The application must involve two or more established investigators one of which must be an epilepsy-focused investigator. At least one PI must be a society member.
No citizenship requirement
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June 29, 2015 The North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) neuroscience; neuroendrocrine tumors Assist. prof. with PI eligibilty

Must be within the first 5 years of a faculty appointment
Young Investigator Award
$50,000 for one year
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June 29, 2015 The North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) neuroscience; neuroendrocrine tumors Assist. prof. with PI eligibilty

Must be within the first 5 years of a faculty appointment
Clinical Investigator Scholarship
$50,000 for one year
No citizenship restriction
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Limited Program

Internal deadline:
June 30, 2015
Pew-Stewart Scholars Program for Cancer Research in science relevant to the advancement of a cure for cancer. assistant professors* with PI eligibility-with UTL, MCL and NTLR appts. from all schools- who have been in their appointment for less than three years (not appointed before July 16, 2012). Pew-Stewart Scholars Program for Cancer Research
Only one applicant is permitted.
$240K

Internal submission guidelines
June 30, 2015 The Childrens Leukemia Research Association pediatric leukemia Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant Program ($30K)
No citizenship restriction
Guidelines
June 30, 2015 Alex Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer This grant category was initiated to accelerate the development of clinical trials for promising biologic approaches to treat childhood cancers. Faculty with PI eligibility Bio-Therapeutics Grants
Guidelines
July
July 1, 2015 Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation cancer Stanford clarification:
Only assist. prof. with UTL and MCL appointments are eligible.
Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award
$450,000 in total direct costs over 3 years. ($150,000 per year x 3 yrs)
Program overview >>
How to apply >>
Letter of intent (required):
July 1, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only)
PCORI-Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Funds clinical comparative effectiveness research; CER methods and infrastructure Faculty with PI eligibility Engagement Award: Knowledge, Training, and Development, and Dissemination Awards
Up to $250K over 2 years
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Letter of intent (required):
July 1, 2015
(see also Feb. 1)

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Sept. 1, 2015
FARA-Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance Neuroscience; ataxia Faculty with PI eligibility General Research Grant
$150K/yr x 1-2 yrs
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July 3, 2015 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)
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July  6, 2015 Brain & 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 Professors with PI eligibility NARSAD Distinguished Investigator
$100K for 1 year
No citizenship requirement
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July 7, 2015 OREF-Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation

(Collaboration with the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Zimmer Holdings, Inc. and the Hip Society and Knee Society)
orthopaedic surgery; Hip and Knee Arthroscopy Infection Faculty with PI eligibility

Applicant must be an Orthopaedic surgeon.

Also-PhDs and DVMs are eligible if afflicted with an orthopaedic department.
OREF Clinical Research Grant in Hip and Knee Arthroscopy Infection
up to $500,000 over 1-3 years
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July 7, 2015

(see also Jan. 7)
American Academy of Family Physcians family medicine: to support research to the value of the practicing family physician, to fund pilot studies; to encourage proposals by junior faculty Faculty with PI eligibility Joint Grants Awards Program
$50K for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement
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July 13, 2015

(LOI-encouraged by June 15th)
American Sleep Medicine Foundation to foster health services research and patient-oriented research in sleep medicine, improve outcomes, and demonstrate value Faculty with PI eligibility Strategic Research Award
Category 1-up to $250K
Category 2- up to $100K
No citizenship restriction
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Letter of intent:
July 13, 2015
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
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Pre-application required: submit asap prior to the deadlines below

Pilot applications will be reviewed on a quarterly basis in 2015: April 1, July 1, Oct. 7
National Multiple Sclerosis Society Neuroscience; multiple sclerosis Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Research Grants
Up to $40K for 1 yr
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Letter of intent:
July

Full application (by invitation only): Aug.
Alliance for Lupus Research
Lupus Faculty with PI eligibility Target Identification in Lupus Research
up to $600K over 3 years
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July 15, 2015 Aplastic Anemia & MDS international Foundation hematology; aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), and related bone marrow failure diseases. Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$100K for 1 yr or $250K for 2 years
No citizenship restriction
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Letter of intent (required):
July 15, 2015

Full proposal: Aug. 17, 2015
National Ataxia Foundation Neuroscience; ataxia Faculty with PI eligibility NAF Research Grants
Seed grants $15K-$30K for 1 year
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Pre-proposal deadline:
July 15, 2015

*this program is no longer limited
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 15, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Nov. 24, 2015
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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Letter of intent (required):
July 15, 2015 via proposal central

Full proposal: Aug. 26, 2015 via proposal central
Alzheimer’s Association Neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease

To increase the research efforts in Phase I and Phase II (Proof of Concept) clinical trials directed towards Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in North America.

Faculty with PI eligibility Part the Cloud Translational Research Funding for Alzheimer’s Disease
$600K total direct and indirect costs over 2-3 years
No citizenship requirement
PDF file of the guidelines
July 15, 2015

(see also Jan. 15, April 15, Oct. 15)
CUREPSP
Foundation of PSP/CPD and Related Brain diseases
Neuroscience; research that helps generate an integrated picture of PSP (progressive supranuclear palsy) and CBD (cortiobasal degeneration), ALS/PDC and other atypical Parkinsonian disorders at the molecular and cellular level. Faculty with PI eligibility Investigator-Initiated Research Projects
$100K/yr total for up to 3 yrs; however the most frequently available amount of funding is $75K total over 1-2 yrs
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July 15, 2015 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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July Children's Tumor Foundation Neuroscience; cancer; genetics, cell biology and translational research, clinical research Faculty with PI eligibility Schwannomatosis Awards
$75,000
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Abstract deadline (required):
July

Full proposal (by invitation): Aug. 1*

(*Abstracts are accepted on a rolling 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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July 15, 2015 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation
Furthers the development of experienced scientific investigators who are committed to problems related to oral and maxillofacial surgery, and encourages promising lines of research and clinical investigation. Faculty with PI eligibility Research Support Grants
$75,000 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 15, 2015

Full application (by invitation only):
Sept. 15, 2015
The LAM Foundation LAM: Lymphangioleiomyomatosis, or LAM, is a progressive lung disease that affects women almost exclusively. Faculty with PI eligibility
LAM Established Investigators $50K/yr
LAM Pilot Project Awards $25K
No citizenship restriction
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Limited program-Internal Deadline:
July 20, 2015*

*for all schools


Searle Scholars Program biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences. Assist. prof. with UTL and MCL appts. appointed on or after July 1, 2014 Searle Scholars Program
$300,000
Only 3 applicants are permitted.
Internal submission guidelines

Letter of intent (required) deadline:
July 20, 2015

Full invitation (by invitation only) deadline: Oct. 16, 2015
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer Established faculty with PI eligibility Psychosocial Family Impact Grants-Established Investigator Category
$100K/yr x 3 yrs
No citizenship restriction
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Letter of intent (required) deadline:
July 20, 2015

Full invitation (by invitation only) deadline: Oct. 16, 2015
Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research associates

Instructors
Psychosocial Launch Grants-Early Researcher/Mentored Category
$50K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
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Limited Program:
Internal Deadline:
July TBA

Sponsor's deadline:
Oct.
Simons Foundation Mathematics and Physical Sciences mathematical modeling of living systems Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Simons Investigators in the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems (MMLS)
Internal submission guidelines
July 28, 2015 HHMI-Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Simons Foundation
for basic researchers and physician scientists who bring innovative approaches to the study of biological problems Assist. prof. with tenure-track UTL appts. Faculty Scholar Program
$500K-$2M
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Preliminary proposal (required):
July 31, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only): Sept. 30, 2015
The Glaucoma Research Foundation vision research; glaucoma Faculty with PI eligibility The Shaffer Fund for Innovative Glaucoma Research
$40K for 1 yr.
No citizenship requirement
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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 30, 2015 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) juvenile diabetes Faculty with PI eligibility Innovative Grants
$110,000 for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement
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July 30, 2015 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) juvenile diabetes Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Early Career Patient-Oriented Diabetes Research Awards
$150K/yr for up to 5 years
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July 31, 2015 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
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*submit through your RPM
July 31, 2015 Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration neuroscience; frontotemporal degeneration (FTD), which comprises: behavioral variant FTD, primary progressive aphasia, progressive supranuclear palsy, corticobasal syndrome and FTD-ALS Assist. prof. with PI eligibility AFTD Pilot Grants
$60K
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August
Letter of intent (required):
Aug. 1, 2015

Full proposal: Sept. 1, 2015
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. 1, 2015 CureSearch for Children’s Cancer cancer; pediatric Faculty with PI eligibility Community Impact Awards (CCIA)
$2K-$20K
Community Impact Awards - Clinical Trials
Up to $20K for 1year
No citizenship restriction
No citizenship restriction
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Aug. 1, 2015 The Society of Emergency Medicine Foundation emergency medicine, education research Faculty with PI eligibility Education Research Grant
$10,000
Guidelines
Aug. 3, 2015 International Myeloma Foundation cancer, myeloma Faculty with PI eligibility
Brian D. Novis Research Award:
Senior grant $80K
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Aug. 3, 2015 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
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Aug. American Hearing Research Foundation hearing research Faculty with PI eligibility Grant
$20,000
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Aug. 3, 2015

(see May 1 and Dec. 31)
Rheumatology Research Foundation rheumatology Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility Bridge Funding
$75K for 1 yr to help foster investigators in the early stages of their career as they prepare their NIH K08/K23 application resubmissions.
Applicants must have received a score and funding decision on their K08 or K23.)
Must be U.S. citizens or non-citizen nationals or permanent residents
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Aug. 3, 2015 Rheumatology Research Foundation rheumatology Fellows

Instructors

Assist. prof. w/ PI eligibility
Scientist Development Award $225K
Eligibility: fellows, Instructors, assist. prof. w/ PI eligibility
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Aug. 3, 2015 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. 3, 2015

Full applic:
Sept. 1, 2015
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
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*Postdoctoral and clinical fellows:
submit your applications through your department's Research Process Manager (RPM) in RMG.

Aug. 3, 2015 Vasculitis Foundation cardiovascular; vasculitis Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$50K for 12 mos.
No citizenship restriction
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Letter of intent (required):
Aug. 4, 2015

William T. Grant Foundation The Foundation focuses on supporting research to improve the 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. Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$100K-$600K over 2 to 3 yrs
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Letter of intent (required):
Aug. 4, 2015
William T. Grant Foundation Researchers immerse themselves in policy or practice settings. Applicant has identified tax-exempt private or governmental organization(s) willing to host and mentor him/her. Faculty* with PI eligibility

(*mid-career)
William T. Grant Distinguished Fellows
up to $175,000.
Fellowships may range from 6 months to 2 years (see the guidelines)
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Pre-proposals:
Aug. 5, 2015


*This is no longer a limited program
Burroughs Wellcome Fund basic biomedical sciences and translational research Postdoctoral and clinical fellows

Instructors

(see guidelines for additional criteria)
Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS)
$700K
Postdoc or Instructor to faculty transition award
Stanford eligibility clarification and special procedures
more >>
Aug. 7, 2015
via proposal central
Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation cancer, mesothelioma Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$50K/yr x 2
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Letter of intent (required) deadline:
Aug. 10, 2015 via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Nov. 23, 2015
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) cancer Assist. prof. with UTL faculty appointments (see additional criteria) AACR-NextGen Grants for Transformative Cancer Research
$150K/yr x 3 years
No citizenship requirement
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Aug. 14, 2015 American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Gastroenterolgy
Neurogastroenterology; gut microbiome
Assist. prof. with PI eligibility AGA-Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Research Scholar Award in Neurogastroenterology
$270,000 over 3 years
AGA-Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Research Scholar Award in Gut Microbiome Research
$270,000 over 3 years
AGA membership is required at the time of the application submission.
No citizenship requirement but applicants must be working in a North American institution.
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Letter of intent (required):
Aug. 14, 2015 via proposal central

Full proposal: Sept. 30, 2015 via proposal central
Epilepsy Foundation neuroscience: epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility New Therapy Commercialization Grants Program
No citizenship restriction
See the guidelines for descriptions
Letter of intent (required):
Aug. 14, 2015 via proposal central

Full proposal: Sept. 30, 2015 via proposal central
Epilepsy Foundation neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility Epilepsy Innovation Seal of Excellence
No citizenship restriction
See the guidelines for descriptions
Aug. 15, 2015 Association for Academic Surgery Surgery-support for basic laboratory or clinical/health services/education research Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Roslyn Faculty Research Award
$35K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship restriction
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Aug. 15, 2015

(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.
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Aug. 15, 2015

(see also Feb. 15)
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research anesthesiology Faculty with PI eligibility 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.
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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
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Aug. 15, 2015 American Orthpaedic Society for Sports Medicine sports medicine, orthopaedic surgeons Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
(orthopaedic surgeon)

Fellow

Resident
Young Investigators Grant
$50K
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Letter of intent deadline (required):
Aug. via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only): Sept. via proposal central
Epilepsy Foundation and Epilepsy Therapy Project Neuroscience; epilepsy. Faculty with PI eligibility New Therapy Commercialization Grants Program
More >>
Letter of intent deadline (required):
Aug. via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only): Sept. via proposal central
Epilepsy Foundation and Epilepsy Therapy Project Neuroscience; Epilepsy. Faculty with PI eligibility The Epilepsy Innovation Seal of Excellence award is not primarily a grant program.
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Letter of intent:
Aug. 17, 2015

Full application: Sept. 8, 2015
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
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Aug. 18, 2015 Society for Critical Care Medicine critical care medicine: clinical and outcomes research Faculty with PI eligibility Vision Grants
$50,000 for 1 yr
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Letter of intent (required):
Aug.

Full proposal (by invitation only)
Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute translational and clinical research as well as to have direct application to early detection, prevention, treatment and cure of respiratory diseases caused by tobacco smoke exposure Research Fellow*

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility**
*FAMRI Young Clinical Scientist Award/Fellow
For research fellows

** FAMRI Young Clinical Scientist Award/Faculty

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Letter of intent (required):
Aug.

Full proposal (by invitation only)
Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute translational and clinical research as well as to have direct application to early detection, prevention, treatment and cure of respiratory diseases caused by tobacco smoke exposure Faculty with PI eligibility FAMRI Clinical Innovator Award
up to $100K for up to 3 yrs.
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Aug. Avon Foundation breast cancer   Avon Breast Health Outreach Program
To be published in July
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Aug. Free to Breathe: A Partnership for Lung Cancer Survival lung cancer Clinical and Basic Science Fellows

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
Research Grants
$100K over 2 yrs
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Aug. 25, 2015 Children’s Tumor Foundation cancer; early stage testing of candidate drug therapies for the treatment of neurofibromatosis (NF): NF1, NF2 and schwannomatosis. Faculty with PI eligibility Drug Discovery Initiative
to $40,000 DDI in vitro Awards: to fund cell-based preclinical drug testing studies
to $85,000 DDI in vivo Awards: to fund animal-based preclinical drug testing studies
No citizenship restriction
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Aug. 21, 2015 American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Research Foundation gastric cancer Faculty with PI eligibility AGA-R.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.
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Aug. American Epilepsy Society Neuroscience; epilepsy Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Junior Investigator Award
$50K for 1 year
U.S. citizenship is not required; however, research must be conducted in the U.S.
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Aug. via proposal central Epilepsy Foundation and American Epilepsy Society Neuroscience; epilepsy Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Research Grants
$50K for 1 yr
Eligibility: assist. prof. with PI eligibility
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Letter of intent deadline (required):
Aug.

Full proposal: Sept.
The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD)

The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF)
Neuroscience; Research investigating the pathologic mechanisms of neurodegeneration in frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and related disorders is advancing, creating new potential targets for drug discovery. Faculty with PI eligibility Accelerating Drug Discovery for Frontotemporal Degeneration
$150K for 1 yr
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Letter of intent (required):

Aug. via proposal central
Full invitation by invitation only: Dec. via proposal central
California Breast Cancer Research Program breast cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Translational Research Award ($750K over 3 yrs); IDEA-Innovative, Developmental and Exploratory Awards($100K-$150K over 18 mos)
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Aug. Prevent Cancer Foundation prevention or early detection of cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Instructors
Grant $40K/yr x 2 yrs
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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
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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. 31, 2014 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
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Aug. 31, 2015 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. 31, 2015 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
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September

Next deadline:
Sept. 2016
**

** Stanford will not be eligible to submit letters of intent for two years (until the 2017 BYI program is announced)

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Beckman Young Investigator Award
**Stanford is not eligible:
Per the eligibility guidelines in their 2015 RFP >> ,
and per confirmation from the foundation, Stanford assistant professors are not eligible to apply for the 2015 & 2016 BYI programs because we have a currently funded BYI investigator through mid-2016.
  Beckman Young Investigator Award $750K
**Individuals from institutions with a currently funded Beckman Young Investigator are not eligible to apply.

This was a decision made by the Beckman Foundation Board of Trustees to more equitably distribute the significantly smaller number of BYI's awarded.

 

Sept. 1, 2015 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, 2015 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, 2015 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 >>
Sept. 1, 2015 National Center for Responsible Gaming
gaming Faculty with PI eligibility Seed Grants
$25K for 1 yr
More >>
Pre-proposal:
Sept. 2, 2015


Full proposal by invitation only:
Full proposal (by invitation only): Jan. 8, 2016*

*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.
More >>
Sept. 2, 2015 via proposal central Lymphoma Research Foundation cancer; lymphoma Faculty with PI eligibility Follicular Lymphoma Pathways Grant
$150K/yr x 3 yrs ($450K)
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Sept. 2, 2015 via proposal central Lymphoma Research Foundation cancer; lymphoma physician investigators:

advanced fellows

Instructor

Assist. prof w/ PI eligibility
Clinical Investigator Career Development Award
$225,000 over 3 years
More >>
Sept. 2, 2015 OREF-Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Orthopaedic surgery; Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Career Development Grant
$75K/yr x 3 years ($225K)
See additional career development awards
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Sept. 2, 2015 OREF-Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation and
Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF)
Orthopaedic surgery; biologic skeletal reconstruction, including implants and stem cells. Research may be basic or clinical. Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

(see additional criteria)

MTF Research Grant
49K/yr x 2 yrs ($98K)
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Sept. 2, 2015 OREF-Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Orthopaedic surgery; treatment of arthritis with an emphasis on arthroplasty Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

(see additional criteria)
OREF-Goldberg Arthritis Research Grant
$50K for 1 year
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Sept. 2, 2015 OREF-Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Orthopaedic surgery; shoulder care Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

(see additional criteria)
OREF-American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons/Rockwood Clinical Research Grant in Shoulder Care
$50K for 1 year
More >>
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)
More >>
Letter of intent: Sept. 8, 2015
(required 2 weeks prior to the Sept. 22 deadline)

(see also LOI deadline:
Nov. 19)
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Neuroscience; epilepsy Faculty with PI eligibility
Preclinical Drug Discovery
RFP
$150K for 1 yr
PACT-Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials
up to $1.5M per application
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Sept. 1, 2015

Full application (by invitation):
Dec. 15, 2015
The Sturge-Weber Foundation (The SWF) Support research on all aspects of Sturge-Weber syndrome, Klippel-Trenaunay, and Port Wine Stain related conditions Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Research Studies: up to $30K/yr for up to 2 yrs
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Limited program:
Internal Dean of Research Office deadline:
Sept.

Full proposal:
Oct.
Simons Foundation Mathematics, Physics, Theoretical Computer Science Faculty* with PI eligibility

(*who are tenured)
Mathematics and Physical Sciences:
Simons Investigators in Mathematics, Physics, Theoretical Computer Science

Number of applicants: two nominees in each category.
Internal Submission Guidelines>>
Expression of interest:
Sept. 6, 2015 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.
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Sept. 2, 2015 via proposal central Lymphoma Research Foundation cancer; lymphoma Faculty with PI eligibility Follicular Lymphoma Pathways Grant
$150K/yr x 3 yrs ($450K)
More >>
Sept. 2, 2015 via proposal central
Lymphoma Research Foundation
Cancer; Lymphoma: Applicants for this award should be clinical physicians in one of the ACGME accredited specialties: hematology/oncology, pathology, dermatology, radiation oncology.

Institutional representative for all applicants (including advanced fellows): your dept's. RPM
Advanced Fellow

Instructor

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Clinical Investigator Career Development Award
$75K per year x 3 yrs
More >>
Abstract deadline (required):
Sept.

Full application (by invitation only):
Oct.
Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy cancer, gene therapy

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 tenure-track (UTL appts.*)

*the sponsor's Board will only accept tenure-track and will not accept our MCL faculty
Young Investigator Award
Amount of funding: Up to a maximum of $250K over 2-3 yrs, inclusive of 10% indirect costs
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Letter of intent-first stage proposal (required):
Sept. via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only): Dec. via proposal
Simons Foundation The Collaboration supports creative, innovative research on topics such as the astrophysical and planetary context of the origins of life, the development of prebiotic chemistry, the assembly of the first cells, the advent of Darwinian evolution and the earliest signs of life on the young Earth. Origin of life topics/discussion: more >> Faculty with PI eligibility Life Sciences Program
Simons Collaboration on the Origins of Life Investigator Award

$100K-$400K total costs per year (including 20% indirects) for 5 years
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 >>
Letters of intent (required):
Sept. TBA
via proposal central

Full application (by invitation only): Dec. 1, 2014
University of California
Tobacco-related Disease Research Program (TRDRP)
All applications must address one of these five research priority areas:
Environmental exposure
Early diagnosis (early detection of tobacco-related cancers, early detection of lung cancer in California’s disproportionally impacted populations, COPD; cardiovascular disease)
Regulatory science
Disparities, cessation and neuroscience
Industry influence
Faculty with PI eligibility Award mechanisms
Exploratory and Developmental Research Award $200K
Research Project Award $375K
Participatory Research Pilot CARA and SARA Awards $200K
Participatory Research Full CARA and SARA Awards $375K
Special Projects $5K
Cornelia Hopper Diversity Supplement $30K (for certain existing awardees)
Guidelines
Letter of intent deadline (required):
Sept. via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only): Jan.
via proposal central
Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Neuroscience; Spinal Cord Injury on the Translational Spectrum (SCIRTS)
Topics: mechanistic studies (includes bioengineering, transplantation, etc.); translational research studies, clinical research.
(1) for independent junior investigators: Assist. prof. w/ PI eligibility

(2) for for projects are “high-risk/high gain" by faculty with PI eligibility
SCIRTS Neilsen Pilot Research Grant $150K/yr x 2
Eligibility:
(1) for independent junior investigators: Assist. prof. w/ PI eligibility
(2) for for projects are “high-risk/high gain" by faculty with PI eligibility
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Letter of intent deadline (required):
Sept. via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only): Jan.
via proposal central
Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Neuroscience; Spinal Cord Injury on the Translational Spectrum (SCIRTS)
Topics: mechanistic studies (includes bioengineering, transplantation, etc.); translational research studies, clinical research.
Associate professor with PI eligibility SCIRTS Neilsen Senior Research Grant
$200K/yr x 3 yrs to open new areas of SCI research or fill important gaps in the SCI field
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Letter of intent (required) deadline: Sept. 9, 2015 via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only) deadline: Dec. 9, 2015 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. American Epilepsy Society Neuroscience; epilepsy Epilepsy fellows,

Post-doctoral fellows

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (within the first two years of their appointment)
Susan Spencer Clinical Research Training Fellowship
No citizenship requirement
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Sept. American Society of Transplantation
transplantation Assist. prof. w/ PI eligibility

Faculty Development Grants
Translational Science
Basic Science
Clinical Science

$50K/yr for 1-2 yrs
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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. Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation Cancer, Desmoid tumors Faculty with PI eligibility
General RFP
$65K/yr for a minimum of 1 yr
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility
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Sept. Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation Cancer, Desmoid tumors Assist. with PI eligibility

Assoc. prof. with PI eligibility new to desmoid tumor research

Instructors
New Investigators RFP $30K/yr for a minimum of 1 yr.
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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 >>


*Letters of intent can be submitted anytime before the following meeting:

Sept. 16, 2015

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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Limited program: Internal
Deadline:
Sept.


Full application: Oct.
Francis Family Foundation lung biology and disease; pulmonary Postdoctoral fellows (see the guidleines) Parker B. Francis Fellowship in Pulmonary Research
Submission Guidelines
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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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
$150K total costs over 2-3 yrs More >>
Sept. 24, 2015 Conquer Cancer Foundation
(of the American Society of Clinical Oncology -ASCO)
cancer; clinical oncology Instructors

Assist. prof. with PI eligibiliy
*Career Development Award ($200K total over 3 yrs)
No citizenship restriction
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Sept. 25, 2015 American Epilepsy Society Neuroscience; The application must involve two or more established investigators one of which must be an epilepsy-focused investigator. At least one PI must be a society member. Faculty with PI eligibility Seed Grant Awards
$20,000
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Letter of intent (required):
Sept.
via proposal central

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


Simons Foundation

mathematical modeling of living systems Faculty with PI eligibility Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Targeted Grants in the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems

$200K total costs per year (includes 20% indirects) for 3 years
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Sept. 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.
Simons Fellows Program in Mathematics
They expect to fund up to 40 Mathematics Fellowships each year.
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Simons Fellows Program in Theoretical Physics
They expect to fund up to 20 Theoretical Physics Fellowships each year.
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Sept. amFAR AIDS, HIV Faculty with PI eligibility amfAR-Targeted Biomedical Research-Exploring the mechanisms for HIV persistence and the potential for HIV eradication
Maximum total costs: $180K for 1 yr. including up to 20% indirects more >>
October
Oct. 1, 2015 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

Letter of intent deadline (required):
Oct.
via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only): Dec. via proposal central
American Lung Association lung cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Lung Discovery Award
$100,000 per year
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Oct.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
Jan.
*Submit to RPM in early December due to holiday closure period:
Broad Medical Research Program (BMRP)
for innovative proposals that will lead to improvements in the prevention, diagnosis or therapy of Crohn s disease or ulcerative colitis Faculty with PI eligibility Inflammatory Bowel Disease Grants
Amount not specified.
More >>
Oct. 1, 2015 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)
Clinical Studies on Benign Colorectal Disorders
Amount of funding not specified.
ASCRS members must be PI or Co-PI.
No citizenship requirement but research must be conducted in the U.S. or Canada.
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Letter of intent (required): Oct.

Full application: Dec.
Dystonia Research Foundation Neuroscience; Dystonia 1) Faculty with PI eligibility

2) *Fellows: institutional representative: your dept's RPM.
1) Research Grants ($65K/yr for 1-2 yrs)
2) Fellowships * ($50K/yr x 2 yrs)
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Oct. 1, 2015 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
also supports special treatment trials and occasional drug development. Special treatment trials are usually multi-center trials that require more than $300,000 per year to carry out
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LOI: Oct.1, 2015;

Full application by invitation:
Feb. 15, 2016

(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 >>
LOI: Oct.1, 2015;

Full application by invitation:
Feb. 15, 2016

(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
More >>

Oct. 7, 2015

(see also Feb. and May)

Venture Well

(formerly National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance NCIIA)


Teams working on market-based technology inventions: 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
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.
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Oct. Prader-Willi Syndrome Association prader-willi syndrome Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$75K for 1-2 yrs
More >>
Letter of intent deadline (required):
Oct.
via proposal central

Full proposal deadline (by invitation only): Jan.
via proposal central
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Pancreatic cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Research Acceleration Network Grant
$1 million over 3 years
Requires two PIs (co-PIs) from distinct institutions
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Oct.
American Brain Tumor Association Neuroscience; new, novel diagnositc or therapeutic brain tumors

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.

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 >>
Limited program:

Internal School of Medicine deadline:
Oct.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Ph.D. students enrolled in the full-time in a program in the biomedical or related sciences, including physical and mathematical sciences Ph.D. students International Student Research Fellowships
See the guidelines for eligibility criteria
Internal School of Medicine submission guidelines
Pre-application (required):
Oct.

Full application (by invitation only): Jan.
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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Limited program:

Internal School of Medicine deadline:
Oct.
Lindau Meeting
(co-sponsored by Mars, Inc. and NSF in 2015)
Topics vary each year Graduate student Graduate Student Awards for the Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates and Students (in Germany)
Request for one nomination per eligible Ph.D. program
Oct. Bright Focus Foundation Neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease Faculty with PI eligibility Alzheimer's Disease Research (ADR)
ADR Standard Award
$250K over 3 yrs
Overview >>
Deadlines/application guidelines >>
Oct. 15, 2015 Scoliosis Research Society scoliosis Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
Standard, New Investigator, Small Exploratory, Alf Nachemson Evidence Based Medicine
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Oct. 15, 2015

(see also Jan. 15, April 15, July 15)
CUREPSP
Foundation of PSP/CPD and Related Brain diseases
Neuroscience; research that helps generate an integrated picture of PSP (progressive supranuclear palsy) and CBD (cortiobasal degeneration), ALS/PDC and other atypical Parkinsonian disorders at the molecular and cellular level. Faculty with PI eligibility Investigator-Initiated Research Projects
$100K/yr total for up to 3 yrs; however the most frequently available amount of funding is $75K total over 1-2 yrs
More >>
Abstract deadline (required):
Oct. 15;

Full proposal (by invitation): Nov. 1*

(*Abstracts are accepted on a rolling basis at least two weeks prior to these deadlines. 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
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Limited # of applicants permitted (check with the Dept. Chair of Dermatology) Oct. TBA Dermatology Foundation Dermatology   Research Awards Program
more >>
Oct. 15, 2015 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;
Areas of interest include trinucleotide expansions, animal models, gene therapy, neurobiology and development of the basal ganglia, cell survival and death, and intercellular signaling in striatal neurons.
Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
$50K
No citizenship requirement.
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Oct. Angelman Syndrome Foundation Neuroscience; Angelman syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder caused by deficiency of the ubiquitin protein ligase UBE3A in the brain. 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
More >>
Oct. 16, 2015 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. American Cancer Society

Cancer

 

*Assist. prof. with PI eligibility




**Instructors
and Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

These are the only ACS funding opportunities Stanford PIs can apply for:

*Research Scholar Grants
$165K direct costs plus 20% indirects per year for up to 4 yrs. More >>

*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
More >>

**Cancer Control Career Development Awards for Primary Care Physicians

$100K per year for 3 yrs (plus $10K per year for the mentor)
More >>

Oct. Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education (TSFRE) cardiothoracic surgery see next column -TSFRE Research Grants (up to $40K/yr x 2 yrs)- thoracic surgeon-assist. prof. with PI eligibility
-Nina Starr Braunwald Research Grant (up to $40K/yr for 2 yrs) (women cardiac surgeons-assist. prof. w/ PI eligibility
-Nina Staff Braunwald Research Fellowship (up to $30K/yr x 2 yrs) woman resident working in a cardiac surgical clinic or laboratory research program) (residents-submit your applications & PDRF forms via the RMG Fellowship Office >>)
-Simulation in Thoracic Surgery Education $5K-$15K Faculty with PI eligibility
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
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 Grant
$160K for up to 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Oct. National Psoriasis Foundation dermatology; psoriasis Faculty with PI eligibility Discovery Grants
$75K for 1 yrs
Translational Research Grants $100K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement.
More >>
Oct. 16, 2015 AGA-American Gastroenterological Association Research Foundation gastroenterology, hepatology or related areas. Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Research Scholar Award
$90K/yr x 3 yrs
More >>
Oct. DeGregorio Foundation Award for Cancers of the Upper GI Tract gastroesophageal malignancies Faculty with PI eligibility DeGregorio Foundation Award for Cancers of the Upper GI Tract $250K total direct costs over 2 yrs
More >>
Limited program:

Internal School of Medicine deadline:
Oct.
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
Oct. via proposal central California Breast Cancer Research Program breast cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Prevention Initiatives RFP: Chemical Safety Testing to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk
No citizenship requirement
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Oct. via proposal central California Breast Cancer Research Program breast cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Prevention Initiatives RFP: Occupational Chemical Exposures in California and Breast Cancer Risk
$150,000 total direct costs plus indirects over 18 months
No citizenship requirement
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Oct. 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 Innovator Awards:
2-year awards of up to $75,000 per year
Established Investigator Awards
$100K per year x 3 yrs
Specialty Awards
No citizenship requirement
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Oct.
via proposal central
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Pancreatic cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Career Development Award
$200K over 2 years (3 to be awarded)
No citizenship requirements
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Oct.
via proposal central
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Pancreatic cancer Postdoctoral or Clinical Fellows (within the first 5 years) Pancreatic Cancer Action Network-AACR Pathway to Leadership Grant (postdoc-to-faculty transition award)
$600,000 over 5 years (one award to be made)
No citizenship requirement. See additional requirements.
More >>
Pre-proposals: Oct. 28, 2015

Full proposal (by invitation only): Jan. 13, 2016

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Neuroscience; Parkinson's Disease Faculty with PI eligibility Grants
Therapeutic Pipeline
Target Validation Pilot Awards
$100K for 1 year
Target Optimization Awards
$400K over 2 years
Priority Target Awards
$100,000 fro 1 year
Improved Biomarkers and Clinical Outcome Measures Program:
More >>
Letter of intent (required):
Oct.
via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only): March 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
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Oct. 31, 2015

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

Postdoctoral fellows

Research grants
$5-$75K for one year
(note: postdocs submit applications through your RPM)  
No citizenship requirement
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Oct. 30, 2015 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
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Oct. Simons Foundation The program is intended 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.
Examples of funded programs more >>
Faculty with PI eligibility Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Targeted Grants to Institutes

$100K-$200K total costs per year (includes 20% indirect costs) for 3-5 years (up to 3 awards)
No citizenship requirement
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Oct. Stanford-Salk Center for Excellence in Stem Cell Genomics (CESCG)
stem cell; genomics research Faculty with PI eligibility

CESCG Call 1: Request for Collaborative Research Projects
Regular CRP project: up to $150,000 direct costs per year for up to 3 years
Comprehensive CRP projects: up to $1.5M in total direct costs over the 4-year project period
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Pre-proposal:
Oct.
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation clinical research in any disease area Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Clinical Scientist Development Award
$486K
(physician-scientists with a valid U.S. medical license)
No citizenship requirement
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Oct. 31, 2015

( *accepted anytime January to Oct. 31st)
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.) More >>
Oct. Foundation Fighting Blindness  to ensure that an adequate pool of highly trained physician/scientists is available to address current and future needs and opportunities for clinical research and therapy related to inherited orphan retinal degenerative diseases. Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Enhanced Research and Clinical Training for Physicians in
Inherited Orphan Retinal Degenerative Diseases
$170Kyr x 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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November
Nov. TBA Arthroscopy Association of North America arthroscopy   Research Grant
$25K
Eligibility: TBA when guidelines are posted
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Concept paper: Nov. 1, 2015 (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-$50K for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement
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Letter of intent (required):
Nov.

Full application (by invitaiton only): March
Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer childhood cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Innovation Grant
$250K over 2 years
No citizenship restriction
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Nov. Bright Focus Foundation Glaucoma; eye and vision research Faculty with PI eligibility National Glaucoma Research
Standard Award

$100,000 over 2 yrs
Overview >>
How to apply >>
Nov. American Tinnitis Association Tinnitus Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$50K/yr for up to 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
More >>
Letter of intent: Nov.

Full application (by invitation only): Jan.


(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 Postdocs: submit through your dept.s RPM.
more >>
Letter of intent: Nov.

Full application (by invitation only):
Jan.


(see also May 1)
Chron's and Colitis Foundation of America Chron's disease and Colitis Faculty with PI eligibility
Senior Research Awards $104K/yr for 1-3 yrs
more >>

Limited submission program:
Internal Cancer Institute deadline:
Nov. TBA

Not offered in 2014

Uniting Against Lung Cancer/National Lung Cancer Partnership
to support clinical translational research that will promote significant improvements over current approaches to lung cancer prevention, detection or therapy, moving observational studies to
clinical practice.
Faculty with PI eligibility Impact Award
$100,000/yr x 2 yrs; Faculty with PI eligibility
Internal submission guidelines TBA


Nov. 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:
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Letter of intent (required):
Nov.


Full applications (by invitation only): March
Free to Breathe lung cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant to Prevent or Stop Lung Cancer Metastasis
$600,000 over 3 years
No citizenship or residence restriction but research must be done in the U.S.
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Nov. 4, 2015 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. 4, 2015 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. Melanoma Research Alliance cancer; melanoma Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Young Investigator Award
$75K/yr x 3 yrs
Young Investigator Award in Dermatology
$75K/yr x 3 yrs
No citizenship restriction
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  Melanoma Research Alliance cancer; melanoma Faculty with PI eligibility Established Investigator Award $125K per year for 2-3 years
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Nov. Melanoma Research Alliance cancer; melanoma Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

(within the initial 4 years of their faculty appointment)
Pilot Award
$50K/yr x 2 years
Pilot Award-co-sponsored by the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC)
$50K/yr x 2 years
No citizenship restriction
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Nov. Brain and Behavior 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. Fight for Sight vision research Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Grant-in-Aid awards (pilot awards) $22.5K
No citizenship requirement
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Nov. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention suicide prevention Prof. and Assoc. prof. with PI eligibility Distinguished Investigator Grants
up to $100K over 2 yrs
Grant category
overview webpage >>
Info for applicants webpage >>
Nov. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention suicide prevention Faculty with PI eligibility
Standard Research Grants up to $90K over 2 yrs
Linked Standard Research Grants
up to $225K over 2 yrs: (involving 3 or more unique sites)
Pilot Awards Up to $30K over 1-2 yrs
Grant category
overview webpage >>
Info for applicants webpage >>
Nov. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention suicide prevention Research Assoc.,

Instructors

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility
Young Investigators Grants (up to $85K over 2 yrs)
Grant category
overview webpage >>
Info for applicants webpage >>
Limited Award:
Internal School of Medicine deadline:
Nov.
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.

Paul G. Allen Family Foundation 2015 Life Science Focus: Basic Biology of Alzheimer's Disease-with an emphasis on cellular biology Faculty with PI eligibility Allen Distinguished Investigators Program
# of applicants permitted: 2
This award will provide $1M-$1.5M per project over 3 years
This is limited ONLY to interdisciplinary teams of faculty with PI eligibility
Internal submission guidelines

Limited award:Internal Stanford Neuroscience Institute deadlline:
Nov.

Brain Research Foundation
Neuroscience; Applicants must be working in the area of brain function. This includes molecular and clinical neuroscience as well as studies of neural, sensory, motor, cognitive, behavioral and emotional functioning in health and disease.
Assist. and Assoc. prof. with PI eligibility Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program
$50,000 direct costs for 1 yr
Internal submission guidelines

Letter of intent:
Nov. 19 , 2015
(required 2 weeks prior to the Dec. 10th deadline)

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Neuroscience; Alzheimer's disease Faculty with PI eligibility Preclinical Drug Discovery
RFP
$150K for 1 yr
PACT-Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials
up to $1.5M per application
No citizenship requirement
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Nov. Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation and the National Stem Cell Foundation (NSCF) translational orthopaedic research; adult stem cell research for the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions Faculty with PI eligibility

PI or Co-PI must be orthopaedic surgeon licensed to practice in the U.S.

Ph.D.s and DVMs are eligible if their primary appt. as a faculty member with PI eligibility is an Orthopaedic dept. and they work with an orthopaedic surgeon
OREF/NSCF Research Grants in Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine:
Career Development Grant $250K over 2-3 yrs;
Research Grant $100-$150K over 2 yrs
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Letter of intent (required):
Nov.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
April
Foundation Fighting Blindness vision research; inherited orphan retinal degenerative diseases and dry age-related macular degeneration Faculty with PI eligibility

Individual Investigator Award
$100K/yr x 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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December
Concept paper: Dec. 1, 2015
(see also June 1)

Full applic: (by invitation):
Feb. 15, 2016
Gerber Foundation child health, pedatrics; for health and/or nutrition-related research projects designed to make a significant impact on issues affecting infants and young children from birth to 3 years of age Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
up to $350K over 3 yrs)
No citizenship requirement.
(See the FAQ webpage for more info)
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Letter of intent:
Dec.
The McKnight Foundation
The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience
neuroscience Faculty with PI eligibility-with tenure-track appointments

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

2015 Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Awards
$100,000/yr x 2 years
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Dec. Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test
Research grants
Breast cancer; They are especially interested in the development of new techniques in the areas of biological or immunologic methods of early detection. Faculty with PI eligibility Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test
Research grants

$40,000
No citizenship requirement
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Pre-proposal deadline (required): Dec. 3, 2014

Institutional representative deadline:
Dec:

Full proposal deadline (by invitation only): Jan.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Neuroscience; Parkinson's disease Faculty with PI eligibility Improved Biomarkers and Clinical Outcome Measures 2014
1-3 year awards. There are no set budgets for awards (includes 25% indirect costs for academic institutions)
No citizenship requirement
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Dec. 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.
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Dec. Plastic Surgery Research Foundation plastic surgery Faculty with PI eligibility National Endowment for Plastic Surgery
$50K for 1 yr.
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Dec. Plastic Surgery Research Foundation plastic surgery  

Research Fellowship Grant
$50K for 1 yr
Applicants must be a MD or DO and hold a full time clinical or research position in a U.S. or Canadian Institution.
No citizenship requirement
Applicants must be residents within 5 years of initial faculty (assist. prof) appointment.
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Dec. The Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer ovarian cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Pilot Study Program
$75K for 1 yr
No ctizenship requirement
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Dec. The Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer ovarian cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Instructors

Postdoctoral fellows
Scientific Scholar Award
$60K for 1 yrs
Eligibility: assist. prof. with PI eligibility, postdoctoral fellows, Instructors with an M.D. or Ph.D..
Clinicians should have completed their residency.
No ctizenship requirement
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Letter of intent (required):
Dec.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
March
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Harrington Research Institute
vision research; inherited retinal degenerative diseases (IRD)
Faculty with PI eligibility Gund-Harrington Scholar Award
$900,000 over 3 yrs
Awards will be made to physician-scientists, or scientists with a research team that includes significant involvement of a physician with clinical expertise in the IRD.
No citizenship requirement
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Dec. Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research Cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Kimmel Scholar
$100K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
more >>
Dec. Sidney Kimmel Foundation for Cancer Research cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility (physician scientists) Translational Science Award
$100K/yr x 2
No citizenship requirement
more >>
Dec. American Liver Foundation liver disease: of particular interest- biliary artresia and primary biliary cirrhosis Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Liver Scholar Awards
$225K over 3 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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Dec. Macula Society vision research; macular or retinal vascular diseases Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant Program
$50,000 for up to 18 months
No ctizenship requirement
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Dec. 11, 2015 American College of Gastroenterology gastroenterology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Junior Faculty Development Grants
$100K/yr x 3 yrs
No citizenship restriction
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Dec. American Sleep Medicine Foundation sleep medicine Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Junior Faculty Research Award
$50K over 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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Limited program: Internal Dean of Research Office Deadline:
Dec.
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
Dec. American Society of Nephrology To fund projects to advance all facets of nephrology education and teaching. Assist. prof. with PI eligibility 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
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Dec. American Society of Nephrology nephrology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Career development grants:
-Carl W. Gottschalk Research Scholar Grant
-John Merrill Grant in Transplantation
-Nephcure Kidney International-ASN Foundation for Kidney Research
-Norman Siegel Research Scholar Grants (pediatric investigator)
-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
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Limited program: Internal Cancer Institute Deadline:
Dec.


Sponsor:
Jan.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Instructors
Young Investigator Award
$75K/yr x 2 years
Internal submission guidelines
Limited program: Internal Cancer Institute Deadline:
Dec.

Sponsor:
Feb.
Mary Kay Foundation Cancer (breast, uterine, cervical, ovarian) Assist. prof. with UTL, MCL or NTL-Research appts. Cancer Research Grant
No citizenship requirement
Eligibility and Internal Submission Guidelines
Limited program:
Internal Cancer Institute deadline:
Dec.


Sponsor:
Feb.
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation cancer research Assist. prof. with UTL, MCL, NTL-Research appts
(must be physician scientists)
Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award
$486K
Internal submission guidelines
Letter of intent deadline (required):
Dec.
via proposal central

Full proposal deadline:
Jan.
via proposal
MDA-Muscular Dystrophy Association Muscular Dystrophy Faculty with PI eligibility Investigator-Initiated Basic Research Grant
$100K/yr x 3 yrs
No citizenship requirements
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Letter of intent deadline (required):
Dec.
via proposal central

Full proposal deadline:
Jan.
via proposal
MDA-Muscular Dystrophy Association Muscular Dystrophy Postdoctoral fellows,

Research associates

Instructors
Development Grants
$60K/yr x 3 yrs
Mentored career development award
No citizenship requirements
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Dec. Myocarditis Foundation myocarditis Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Grants
$35K for 1 yr
No citizenship restriction
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Dec. 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
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Dec. Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (for Childhood Cancer)
pediatric cancer

Assist. prof. with PI eligibility

Instructors

Postdoctoral Fellows

Young Investigator Grant
$50,000 total costs per year for up to 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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Letter of intent (required) Deadline:
Dec.


Full proposal: Jan.

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery   Highlights: (AAO-HNS) Hannley Research Grant
Up to $50K for 1 yr (with option to extend) (one award to be made)
Eligiblity: clinical junior faculty (assist. prof. w/ PI eligibility) and AAO-HNS member
American Head and Neck Society (AHNS)
Young Investigators Combined Grant

Head/and or neck neoplastic disease Up to $40K for 2 yrs
AHNS/AAO-HNSF Translational Innovator Award
Head/and or neck neoplastic disease Up to $80K for 2 yrs
Click on "CORE funding opportunities" link
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Letter of intent: Dec. American Association of Migraine Disorders
(part of the AAO CORE research program)
Neuroscience; migraines Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grant
$50K for 1 yr
No citizenship requirement
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Dec. American Lung Association lung disease; allergic respiratory 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)
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Dec. American Lung Association
Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Education and Research Organization (ARTrust)
allergies, respiratory disease Faculty with PI eligibility Allergic Respiratory Disease Research Award
$75K/yr for 1-2 years
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Institutional Representative deadline (due to the holiday closure):
Dec.

Full proposal deadline:
Jan.

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.


Full proposal:
Jan.
(also July 15)


Environmental Research and Education Foundation-Solid Waste Research General Solid Waste Research
Sustainability Research
Faculty with PI eligibility Grants
Amount of funding: $15,000-$500,000 (average grant is $160,000) Note: EREF will not pay indirect costs in excess of 25 percent.
Cost sharing: Because the amount of funding for research is limited, the foundation encourages submitting parties to form partnerships with other funding sources (real-dollars or in-kind services). Parties should identify the sources and amounts of external funding in their submissions.
No citizenship requirement
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Letter of intent: Dec.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
March
American Federation of Aging Research (AFAR) gerontological biology Assoc. prof. with PI eligibility The Julie Martin Mid-Career Award in Aging Research $125K/yr x 4 yrs:
No citizenship requirement
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Letter of intent: Dec.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
March
American Federation of Aging Research (AFAR) Neuroscience; supports a broad range of biomedical and clinical topics including cellular senescence, the role of estrogen in the development of osteoporosis, the genetic factors associated with Alzheimers disease, effects of exercising and aging, etc. 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
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Letter of intent Deadline:


Full applications (by invitation only): March

American Federation of Aging Research (AFAR) Neuroscience; Basic and translational research in Alzheimer’s disease AND basic mechanisms of central nervous systems aging: learning and memory, biology and pathobiology of synapses, neurogenesis, neural and glial progenitors Assist. prof. with PI eligibility The New Investigator Award in Alzheimer’s disease
$100K over 1-2 years
No citizenship requirement
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Letter of intent: Dec.

Full proposal (by invitation only):
March
American Federation of Aging Research (AFAR) Neuroscience; translational potential for clinically-relevant strategies, treatments and therapeutics, addressing human aging and health span Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Glenn/AFAR Breakthroughs in Gerontology Award $100K/yr x 2 yrs
No citizenship requirement
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Institutional representative deadline (RPM) due to Holiday closure period:
Dec.

Sponsor deadline:
Jan.
American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) solid organ transplantion Assist. prof. with PI eligibility ASTS Faculty Development Grant $50K/yr x 2 yrs
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Institutional representative deadline (RPM) due to Holiday closure period:
Dec.

Sponsor deadline:
Jan.


American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) 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
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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 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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Letter of intent (required):
Dec. via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only): March
LUNGevity Foundation (lung cancer) lung cancer Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Career Development Awards for Translational Research $100K/yr x 3 years
Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident or hold one of the Visa immigration statuses mentioned in the guidelines. The applicant must be employed at a U.S. institution by the time of the LOI submission and for the duration of the award.
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Letter of intent (required):
Dec.
via proposal central

Full proposal (by invitation only): March

LUNGevity Foundation (lung cancer) Lung cancer Faculty with PI eligibility Lung Cancer Early Detection Award Grants
and Lung Cancer Targeted Therapeutic Treatment Grants
Individual investigators: $200K over 2-3 yrs
Multidisciplinary teams of two or more PIs*: up to $600,000 total over 2 to 3 years.
All PIs in the team share authority for scientific leadership.
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Dec.
(due to the holiday closure, you must submit your application to your RPM by Dec. TBA)

(see also May 1, and Aug. 3)
Rheumatology Research Foundation Rheumatology Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Bridge Funding
$75K for 1 yr
To help applicants as they prepare their NIH K08/K23 application resubmissions. Applicants must have received a score and funding decision on their K08 or K23.
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Dec.

(due to the holiday closure, you must submit your application to your RPM by Dec. TBA)
National Blood Foundation The important focus of research is transfusion medicine, cellular therapies and patient blood management (topics include: immunology, hematology, immunohematology, infectious diseases, cellular therapies) Assist. prof. with PI eligibility Research Grants
$75K for 1-2 years

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                     Proposals accepted on an ongoing basis  (arranged in order by sponsor)                             
Brief proposals accepted on a rolling basi Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure Neuroscience; brain cancer; ABC2 funds projects at each stage of the therapeutic development pipeline to ensure promising leads are advanced as quickly as possible. Faculty with PI eligibility Research Grants
Our Pre-Clinical Screening Program breaks down barriers to entry, our Research Grants focus on novel therapies, and our company investments bring the most promising treatments to patients quickly.
No citizenship restriction
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Letter of Intent due two weeks prior to these deadlines: May 22, Aug. 22, Nov. 21
Remaining Deadlines: June 5, Sept. 5, Dec. 5
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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There is no deadline for Letters of intent and applications. American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association, Inc. Neuroscience; fibromyalgia Faculty with PI eligibility Grants
Up to $50,000
No citizenship restriction
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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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Deadline: Submission will be on a continuous (rolling) basis. Submission of a Letter of Intent page in the online grant system is required. Autism Speaks
Neuroscience; Autism Faculty with PI eligibility Suzanne and Bob Wright Trailblazer Award
No citizenship restriction
Amount of funding: up to $100,000 for 12 months
Purpose: The Trailblazer Award mechanism is designed to fund small investigator-initiated high risk/high impact projects
more >>
Application Deadline: On-going Basis until Oct. 31, 2014 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 letters of intent: Deadline letters of intent: Letters of inquiry can be submitted at any time during the year James S. McDonnell Foundation Program areas:
-Studying Complex Systems
-Understanding Human Cognition
-Mathematical and Complex Systems Approaches for Brain Cancer
Faculty with PI eligibility 21st Collaborative Activity Awards
No citizenship restriction
Amount of funding not specified.
Strong preferences will be given to applications involving multi-institutional collaboration.
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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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No deadline: proposals accepted any time Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinsons Research Foundation Neuroscience; Parkinson's disease Faculty with PI eligibility
Rapid Response Innovation Awards $75K for 1 yr.
Dyskinesia Challenge 2014 $125K total costs for 1 yr
LRRK2 Challenge 2014 $125K total costs for 1 yr
Neurotrophic Factors 2014 $125K total costs for 1 yr
No citizenship restriction
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New applications reviewed on a quarterly basis.

You must submit a pre-application request online and receive approval to submit a full proposal.
Remaining 2015 deadlines: July 1, Oct. 7

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society Neuroscience; multiple sclerosis Faculty with PI eligibility
Pilot Research Grants
Up to $40K for 1 yr.
No citizenship restriction.
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The grant cycle is an ongoing process throughout the year. Investigators from all over the world are invited to submit a letter of intent. Pediatric Low Grade Astrocytoma Foundation (PLGA) pediatric low grade astrocytoma Faculty with PI eligibility Brain Tumor Research Grants
No citizenship requirement.
Award funding is based on size, impact and complexity of projects. All grants are awarded with the understanding of 0 percent overhead. Funding can be awarded over one, two, or three years.
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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 $60,000 for one year.
No citizenship requirement.
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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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