Research Management Group (RMG)

Funding Information Resources

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

Internal Proposal Deadline Policy for Grants, Contracts, Subcontracts and Fellowships

  • PIs in the School of Medicine:
    RMG internal proposal deadline policy, FAQs and best practices** more >>
    RPM department assignment webpage >>

    **PIs: you are encouraged to contact your Research Process Manager (RPM) in RMG at leasst 3-4 weeks prior to submitting a full proposal so he/she can begin to build your budget and help with other aspects of your applications.

  • PIs in Other Schools:
    Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) internal deadline policy, FAQs and Pre-award OSR department assignments
    more >>

 

 
 

Grant writing resources

 

Department of Defense (DoD) Quick Links

DoD Bioscience and biomedical Broad Agency Announcements (BAA)

Other Miscellaneous DoD Broad Agency Announcements

DoD Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (see below>>)



 

DoD Bioscience and biomedical Broad Agency Announcements (BAA)


#1) Department of Defense
United States Special Operations Command
Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Extramural Biomedical Research and Development

Funding opportunity # W81XWH-USSOCOM-BAA 15-1
Amount of funding (see pages 11-12 in the guidelines):
The cost ceiling has been extended to $1.5M for proposals with outstanding scientific and technical merit that meet a critical need, however, most projects are anticipated to have a total cost at or below $700,000. Term: 2 years
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility
Research areas of interest (see pages 8-11 for detailed descriptions)
Medical simulation and training techniques
Prolonged field care
Damage control resuscitation (global treatment strategies, analgesia, far forward blood, blood components, and injectable hemostatics; austere surgical stabilization)
Portable lab diagnostics (biological, occupational and environmental health hazards)
Force Health Protection and environmental medicine (optimal acclimatization strategy; chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive; chelation solution)
Canine medicine
Timelines:
See pages 5-6 in attachment #1
Second Cycle Submissions:
Pre-proposal (required): July 23, 2015
Invitation to submit a full proposal to be sent by Sept. 1, 2015
Full proposal deadline: 45 days after the invitation to submit has been sent
Third Cycle Submissions:
Pre-proposal (required): Nov. 19, 2015
Invitation to submit a full proposal to be sent by Jan. 15, 2016
Full proposal deadline: 45 days after the invitation to submit has been sent
Guidelines:
To find the RFP, go to the grantsgov search webpage >>, under “Funding Opportunity number” enter W81XWH-USSOCOM-BAA 15-1, then click on the announcement, and click on the “Related Documents” tab, then download the PDF file of the full announcement.

 

#2) DoD U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command
BAA for Extramural Medical Research
Funding opportunity # W81XWH-BAA-15-1

Eligibility: faculty with PI eligiblity and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Amount of funding (see page 26)
There are no specified funding limitations. Term is up to 5 years.
"Special Investment Areas"** areas of interest $100K-$500K per project for 18 months).
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
A. Research areas of interest (see the table of contents-page 2. Check the guidelines for complete descriptions and topics)
1. Military Infectious Diseases Research Program
2. Combat Casualty Care Research Program
3. Military Operational Medicine Research Program
4. Clinical and Rehavilitation Medicine Research Program
5. Medical Biological Defense Research Program
6. Medical Chemical Defense Research Program
7. Medical Simulation and Information Sciences Research Program
8. Radiation Health Effects Research Program
9. **Special Investment areas/innovation funding
Innovation Funds may be available to support proposals/applications that offer proof of concept, prototype development, and other activities that initiate or enhance potentially “game-changing” technologies and systems. Topics: a. Medical logistics; b) biomonitoring technologies; c) cross-cutting technologies in neurosciences (brain-machine interface; neurodegeneration conditions, and neuroimaging; d) Medical robotics and intelligent systems; e) Nanomedicine and biomaterials
B. Research and Development of Devices or Technology
Timeline:
Pre-proposals (required) accepted anytime via eBrap up until Sept. 30, 2015, 11:59pm ET
Pre-proposals will be reviewed and certain individuals will be invited to submit full proposals
Full proposal (by invitation only) via grantsgov
Guidelines: To find the RFP, go to thegrantsgov search webpage >>, under “Funding Opportunity number” enter "W81XWH-BAA-15-1", then click on the announcement, and click on the “Related Documents” tabs, then download the PDF file of the full announcement.

 

 

#3) DoD Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Biological Technologies
Funding opportunity #: DARPA-BAA-15-35

Amount of funding and term not specified.
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility
Proposed research should investigate leading edge approaches that enable revolutionary advances in science, technologies, or systems at the intersection of biology with engineering and the physical and computer sciences.
Areas of interest: please see pages 5-6 in the guidelines. Examples include: developing radical new techniques and technologies to optimally restore and maintain the health and abilities of military service members; developing new tools and techniques for forward engineering of biological systems (cells, tissues, organs, organisms, and complex communities) to be develop new products and functional systems as as well as to gain new insights into underlying mechanisms; leveraging new computational techniques from computer science, big data, and biology to enable investigation and generation of knowledge from biological data at scale, etc..
Note: Abstract submission (strongly encouraged) in advance of a full proposal.
Closing date: April 28, 2016
Guidelines: To find this RFP, go to the grantsgov search webpage >>, enter under "Funding Opportunity Number", enter “DARPA-BAA-15-35”, click on the RFP, then click on “Related Documents”, then download the PDF file of the full announcement.

 

Other Miscellaneous DoD Broad Agency Announcements

 

Department of Defense (DoD)
Army Research Office (ARO)
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) PA-AFRL-AFOSR-2015-01

$50,000-$1,500,000 funding opportunity for Stanford faculty with PI eligibility for the acquisition of research equipment in support of research in areas of interest to ARO, ONR and AFOSR.
Deadline: Sept. 25, 2015 via grantsgov
Program overview webpage:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/dod_durip.html

 

DoD Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Research Interests of the Air Force of Scientific Research
BAA-ARFL-AFOSR-2015-0001

Topics of interest:
Complete descriptions of these topics and subtopic areas can be found in the program guidelines (see the table of contents on page 3):
Engineering and complex systems
Information networks
Physical sciences
Chemistry and Biological sciences
Innovative research concepts
Amount of funding: $200K-$400K/yr for up to 5 years
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility
Deadline: this remains open until superseded
Note: Applicants are encouraged to contact the Program Officer for the subject area to discuss the proposed research effort, particularly the current state of related research, the potential of the effort to advance the state of the art, and anticipated budget. The Program Officer may ask for additional information at that time. (See page 69 of the guidelines)
Guidelines: To find this RFP, go to the grantsgov search webpage >>, enter under keyword, "Research Interests of the Air Force of Scientific Research”, select the 2015 RFP, then click on “Related Documents”, then download the PDF file of the full announcement.



 

DoD Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP)


DoD CDMRP Synopsis of Current Funding Opportunities webpage>>    


Please see the
Stanford eligibility clarification comments for variouis announcements below before downloading and reading the guidelines.

Current programs:


The pre-application deadlines have passed for these programs:
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program; Autism Research Program; Bone Marrow Failure Research Program; Breast Cancer Research Program; Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program: Neuromusculoskeletal Injuries Research Award; Multiple Sclerosis Research Program; Neurofibromatosis Research Program; Ovarian Cancer Research Program; Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program; Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP); Spinal Cord Injury Research Program; Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program; Lung Cancer Research Program; Prostate Cancer Research Program; Medical Research and Development Program FY15 Metrics: Transitioning Training to Reality (RealMETRX) Award & Medical Decision Aids – Predictive Markers (SimMarkers) Award


Breast Cancer Research Program

They’ve reissued this RFP:

Breakthrough Level 3
Funding level 3 Amount of funding: maximum of $2.5 million direct costs (plus indirect costs) over 5 years
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver prior to the pre-application submission)
Each individual may submit only one pre-application as a PI or Initiating PI.
Instructors and Research associates are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent positions.
Partnering PI Option: The Breakthrough Award encourages applications that include meaningful and productive collaborations between investigators. The Partnering PI Option is structured to accommodate two PIs, called the Initiating PI and the Partnering PI, each of whom will each receive a separate award. Both PIs must be faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver obtained prior to the pre-application submission)
Purpose: The intent of the Breakthrough Award is to support promising research that has high potential to lead to or make breakthroughs in breast cancer.
Funding level 3: Advanced translational studies that have potential for near-term clinical investigation. Small-scale clinical trials may apply.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required): September 18, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Dec. 7, 2015
Full proposal: Dec. 21, 2015, 11:59pm ET, via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/bcrp.shtml

 
 

 

DoD Gulf War Illness Research Program


Award mechanisms

 

Gulf War Illness Research Program
Epidemiology Research Award

Maximum funding of $975,000 for direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 4 years
Eligibility: Faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE Faculty PI waiver obtained prior to the pre-application submission)
Stanford eligibility clarification: Instructors and research associates are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent positions.
Purpose: The purpose of this award is to support population-based research to obtain a better understanding of mortality, morbidity, and symptomatology over time in Veterans deployed in the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War and afflicted by GWI. While individual symptoms experienced by ill Gulf War Veterans can vary from person to person, the types of symptoms reported are comparable and typically include some combination of widespread pain and headaches, fatigue, cognitive impairment, gastrointestinal symptoms, and skin abnormalities.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline: Aug. 13, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Oct. 22, 2015
Full proposal: Oct. 29, 2015, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
Please note Stanford eligibility clarification above before reviewing the guidelines.
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/gwirp.shtml


Gulf War Illness Research Program
New Investigator Award

Maximum funding of $500,000 for direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 3 years
Eligibility-categories
Applicants can apply for one of three categories:
Transitioning Postdoctoral Fellows: Current registered senior postdoctoral fellows who have completed at least 3 years of postdoctoral training
Early-Career Investigators: Stanford eligibility clarification: assist. prof. w/ PI eligibility and CE assist. prof.* who are within 5 years of their last training position. Instructors and Research Associates are not eligible because their positions here at Stanford are not considered independent positions.
New GWI Researchers: Stanford eligibility clarification: established faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty* who have received less than $300,000 in federally-funded, non-mentored funding for GWI research. Instructors and Research Associates are not eligible because their positions here at Stanford are not considered independent positions.
Purpose: Supports investigators in the early stage and established investigators new to the field of GWI research
*CE faculty must submit and receive approval for a CE faculty PI waiver prior to the pre-application submission.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline: Oct. 15, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Oct. 22, 2015
Full proposal: Oct. 29, 2015, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
Please note Stanford eligibility clarification above before reviewing the guidelines.
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/gwirp.shtml

 

 

DoD Military Burn Research Program


Military Burn Research Program
Burn Injuries Research Award

Amount of funding:
Funding level #1: Maximum funding of $750,000 total costs (direct and indirects costs) for up to 3 years
Funding level #2: Maximum funding of $2 million total costs (direct and indirect costs) for up to 4 years
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty [with an approved CE faculty PI waiver >>]
Stanford eligibility clarification: Instructors and research associates are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those to be independent positions.
Purpose:
This RFP is focused on specific research topics related to the treatment of burn injuries that are relevant to military personnel.
Applications must address only one of the required MBRP topic areas. This RFP is focused on applied research, defined as research that refines concepts and ideas into potential solutions to health and performance problems with a view toward evaluating technical feasibility; it includes studies and investigations leading to candidate solutions in preparation for initial human testing. It does not support fundamental basic science research.
Presentation of preliminary data is required. The following are general descriptions, although not all-inclusive, of the scope of research projects that would be appropriate under each funding level:
Funding level #1:
Research that is already supported by preliminary data and has the potential to make significant advancements toward clinical translation. Demonstration of efficacy in vivo models, as applicable.
Funding level #2:
Advanced translational studies that have the potential to transform the clinical management of burn injuries. Clinical trials may apply.
Timeline:
CE faculty-submit your PI waiver requests to your RPM by Aug. 13, 2015
Pre-application (required) deadline: Aug. 20 , 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Nov. 23, 2015 (due to the Thanksgiving holiday)
Full proposal (by invitation only): Dec. 3, 2015, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/mbrp.shtml

 

DoD Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program


Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program
Applied Research Award

Amount of funding:
Funding level #1: Maximum funding of $500,000 total costs (direct and indirects costs) for up to 3 years
Funding level #2: Maximum funding of $1 million total costs (direct and indirect costs) for up to 3 years
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty [with an approved CE faculty PI waiver >>]
Stanford eligibility clarification: Instructors and research associates are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those to be independent positions.
Purpose: This seeks applied research applications focused on advancing optimal treatment and restoration of function for military personnel with musculoskeletal injuries sustained during combat or combat-related activities. It is expected that any research findings would also provide benefit to the general population. See the RFP for their definition of applied research. Awards cannot be used to support fundamental basic research. Applications must specifically address one of the focus areas listed in the RFP.
Presentation of preliminary data is required. The following are general descriptions, although not all-inclusive, of the scope of research projects that would be appropriate under each funding level:
Funding level #1:
Research that is already supported by preliminary data and has the potential to make significant advancements toward clinical translation. Demonstration of efficacy in vivo models, as applicable.
Funding level #2:
Advanced translational studies that have the potential for near-term clinical investigation.
Timeline:
CE faculty-submit your PI waiver requests to your RPM by Aug. 6, 2015
Pre-application (required) deadline: Aug. 13 , 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Nov. 12, 2015 (due to the Thanksgiving holiday)
Full proposal (by invitation only): Nov. 19, 2015, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prorp.shtml

 

Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program
Clinical Trial Award

Amount of funding: Maximum funding of $3 million total costs (direct and indirects costs) for up to 4 years
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty [with an approved CE faculty PI waiver >>]
Instructors and research associates are not eligible.
Purpose: This RFP supports rapid implementation of clinical trials with the potential to have a major impact on military combat-related orthopedic injuries, or non-battle injuries that significantly impact unit readiness and return-to-duty/work rates. The clinical trials may be designed to evaluate promising new products, pharmacologic agents (drugs or biologics), devices, clinical guidance, and/or emerging approaches and technologies.
Timeline:
CE faculty-submit your PI waiver requests to your RPM by Aug. 6, 2015
Pre-application (required) deadline: Aug. 13 , 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Nov. 12, 2015 (due to the Thanksgiving holiday)
Full proposal (by invitation only): Nov. 19, 2015, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prorp.shtml

 


DoD Orthotics and Prosthetics Research Program

 

Orthotics and Prosthetics Research Program
Orthotics Outcomes Research Award

Funding level 1: Maximum funding of $500,000 total (direct and indirect costs) for up to 3 years
Funding level 2: Maximum funding of $500,000 to $2.5 million total (direct and indirect costs) for up to 3 years
Eligibility: Faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver obtained prior to the pre-application submission)
Stanford eligibility clarification: Instructors and research associates are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent positions.
Purpose: Supports research that evaluates the comparative effectiveness of and functional outcomes associated with orthotic clinical interventions and/or other rehabilitation interventions for Service Members and Veterans who have undergone limb salvage or limb amputation. Proposed projects should be designed to provide outcomes data regarding orthotic devices, and/or related clinical interventions and must include the anticipated effect on patient care metrics. Collaboration with military researchers and clinicians is encouraged, as are joint Department of Defense (DoD)-VA studies, including longitudinal outcome studies.
Funding Level 1: Research that is already supported by preliminary data and has the potential to make significant advancements toward clinical translation.
Funding Level 2: Advanced translational clinical studies that have the potential for near-term clinical investigation.
Timeline:
CE faculty-submit your PI waiver requests to your RPM by Aug. 24, 2015
Pre-application (required) deadline: Aug. 31, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Internal proposal deadline (RPM/RMG or OSR): Nov. 9, 2015
Full proposal (by invitation only): Nov. 16, 2015, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/oporp.shtml

 

Orthotics and Prosthetics Research Program
Prosthetics Outcomes Research Award

Funding level 1: Maximum funding of $500,000 total (direct and indirect costs) for up to 3 years
Funding level 2: Maximum funding of $500,000 to $2.5 million total (direct and indirect costs) for up to 3 years
Eligibility: Faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver obtained prior to the pre-application submission)
Stanford eligibility clarification: Instructors and research associates are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent positions.
Purpose: Supports research that evaluates the comparative effectiveness of and functional outcomes associated with prosthetic clinical interventions and/or other rehabilitation interventions for Service Members and Veterans who have undergone limb salvage or limb amputation.
proposed projects should be designed to provide outcomes data regarding prosthetic devices, and/or related clinical interventions and must include the anticipated effect on patient care metrics. Collaboration with military researchers and clinicians is encouraged, as are joint Department of Defense (DoD)-VA studies, including longitudinal outcome studies.
Funding Level 1: Research that is already supported by preliminary data and has the potential to make significant advancements toward clinical translation.
Funding Level 2: Advanced translational clinical studies that have the potential for near-term clinical investigation.
Timeline:
CE faculty-submit your PI waiver requests to your RPM by Aug. 24, 2015
Pre-application (required) deadline: Aug. 31, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Internal proposal deadline (RPM/RMG or OSR): Nov. 9, 2015
Full proposal (by invitation only): Nov. 16, 2015, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/oporp.shtml

 

Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Program (PRARP)


Focus areas:
Genomics/proteomics/bioinformatics
Pathology of Tau;
Roles of Non-neuronal cells in TBI/AD Pathogenesis
Novel Target Identification


Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Program (PRARP)
Convergence Science Research Award

Amount of funding: maximum of $500,000 direct costs (plus indirect costs) over 3 years
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver prior to the pre-application submission)
Applicants can be from any field or discipline. However, as part of the application, the PI should demonstrate that that the study team has experience in both TBI and AD research.
Instructors and research associates are not eligible
Purpose: to support efforts to generate research resources, tools, or novel research efforts for researchers and/or practitioners in health sciences related to the PRARP’s mission.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required): August 19, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Nov. 17, 2015
Full proposal (by invitation only): November 25, 11:59pm ET, via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prarp.shtml



Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Program
Quality of Life Research Award

Amount of funding: maximum of $500,000 direct costs (plus indirect costs) over 3 years
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver prior to the pre-application submission)
Applicants can be from any field or discipline. However, as part of the application, the PI should demonstrate that that the study team has experience in both TBI and AD research.
Instructors and research associates are not eligible
Purpose: The intent of the research funded through the FY15 QUAL is to reduce the burden on affected individuals and caregivers, especially in the military and Veteran communities. The research impact will benefit the military, Veteran, and civilian communities.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required): Aug. 19, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Nov. 18, 2015
Full proposal (by invitation only): Nov. 25, 2015, 11:59pm ET, via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prarp.shtml



Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Program
Military Risk Factors Research Award

Amount of funding: maximum of $5 million total costs (direct plus indirect costs) over 5 years
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver prior to the pre-application submission) . Applicants can be from any field or discipline. However, as part of the application, the PI should demonstrate that that the study team has experience in both TBI and AD research.
Instructors and research associates are not eligible
Purpose: The intent of the FY15 MRFA is to facilitate high-impact, systematic, population-based research investigating the association between TBI and the subsequent development of AD. The research impact will benefit the military, Veteran, and civilian communities.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required): Aug. 19, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Nov. 18, 2015
Full proposal (by invitation only): Nov. 25, 2015, 11:59pm ET, via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prarp.shtml

 

Epilepsy Research Program (ERP)

Focus areas:
epidemiology; markers and mechanisms, and models of Post-traumatic Epilepsy (PTE)

Epilepsy Research Program
Idea Development Award

Amount of funding:
Funding level 1: maximum of $500,000 direct costs (plus indirect costs) over 3 years
Funding level 2: maximum of $2.2 million total costs (direct plus indirect costs) over 4 years
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver prior to the pre-application submission) . Applicants can be from any field or discipline. However, as part of the application, the PI should demonstrate that that the study team has experience in both TBI and epilepsy research.
Instructors and research associates are not eligible.
Purpose: the ERP program was established to develop an understanding of the magnitude of post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) within the military and to expand research into the basic mechanisms by which traumatic brain injury (TBI) produces epilepsy.
Funding Level I: is intended to support investigator-initiated research that may be high-risk and/or high-gain.
Funding Level II: is intended to support advanced studies that may be multidisciplinary in nature, and/or have multiple collaborators. Applications to either Level I or II should provide relevant preliminary data to support the application’s research hypothesis (or hypotheses).
It is the responsibility of the Principal Investigator (PI) to select the funding level most appropriate to the proposed research.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required): August 19, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Nov. 17, 2015
Full proposal (by invitation only): Nov. 24, 2015, 11:59pm ET, via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/erp.shtml

 

 

 

Reconstructive Transplant Research Program

 

Reconstructive Transplant Research Program
Concept Award

Amount of funding: maximum of $150,000 direct costs (plus indirect costs) over 1 years
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver prior to the pre-application submission)
Instructors and Research associates are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent positions.
Purpose: to support the exploration of a highly innovative new concept or untested theory that addresses an important problem relevant to RT. The Concept Award is not intended to support a logical progression of an already established research project but, instead, supports high-risk studies that have the potential to reveal entirely new avenues for investigation.
Presentation of preliminary data is not allowed. However, a rationale for the proposed work must be provided. Reviewers at both tiers of review will be blinded to the identity of the Principal Investigator (PI), collaborators, and their organizations.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required): Sept. 16, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Oct. 7, 2015
Full proposal: Oct. 14, 2015, 11:59pm ET, via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/rtrp.shtml


Reconstructive Transplant Research Program
Idea Discovery Award

Amount of funding: maximum of $450,000 total costs (direct costs plus indirect costs) over 2 years
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver prior to the pre-application submission)
Instructors and Research associates are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent positions.
Purpose: to support innovative, untested, high-risk/potentially high-reward concepts, theories, paradigms, and/or methods relevant to RT. Studies supported by this award are expected to develop robust data that will lay the groundwork for future avenues of scientific investigation. The proposed research project should include a well-formulated, testable hypothesis based on strong scientific rationale and study design.
Inclusion of preliminary data is encouraged.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required): Sept. 16, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Oct. 7, 2015
Full proposal: Oct. 14, 2015, 11:59pm ET, via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/rtrp.shtml



Reconstructive Transplant Research Program
Translational Research Award

Amount of funding: maximum of $2 million total costs (direct plus indirect costs) over 2 years
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver prior to the pre-application submission)
Instructors and Research associates are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent positions.
Purpose: to support the development of data and model systems to complete the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory review process and position the product for a clinical trial. Applications must include preliminary and/or published data that is relevant to RTR and the proposed research project. Collaborations between laboratory scientists and clinicians are encouraged. Preclinical animal studies are encouraged under the FY15 RTR. TRA mechanism
Timeline:
Pre-application (required): August 25, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Nov. 20, 2015 (due to the Thanksgiving holiday)
Full proposal (by invitation only): December 1, 2015, 11:59pm ET, via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/rtrp.shtml



Reconstructive Transplant Research Program
Clinical Trial Award

Amount of funding: maximum of $3 million total costs (direct plus indirect costs) over 4 years
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver prior to the pre-application submission)
Instructors and Research associates are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent positions.
Purpose: to support clinical trials with the potential to have a major impact on improving the function, wellness, and overall quality of life for injured Service members and Veterans, their caregivers and family members, and the American public. Funding from this award mechanism must support a clinical trial and may not be used for preclinical research studies.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required): August 25, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Nov. 20, 2015 (due to the Thanksgiving holiday)
Full proposal (by invitation only): December 1, 2015, 11:59pm ET, via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/rtrp.shtml

 




NIH Resources

$2.5M DP1 and $1.5M DP2 awards


NIH Director's Pioneer Award (DP1) (RFA-RM-13-006)
$2.5M total direct costs plus indirects over 5 years (7 awards to be made each fiscal year)
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility
Application Receipt Date(s): Oct. 9, 2015
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-13-006.html
Stanford recipients (1 in 2014; 1 in 2013; 2 in 2012; 1 in 2011) more >>

NIH Director's New Innovator Award Program (DP2) (RFA-RM-13-007)
$1.5M total direct costs plus indirects over 5 years (33 to be awarded each fiscal year)
Eligibility: assistant professors with PI eligibility who meet the NIH definition of early stage investigator (see the guidelines for details)
Application Receipt Date(s): October 16, 2015
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-13-007.html
Stanford recipients: (1 in 2014; 3 in 2013; 4 in 2012; 1 in 2011) more >>

NIDA Avant-Garde Award Program for HIV/AIDS and Drug Use Research (DP1) (RFA-DA-15-004)
$2.5M total direct costs plus indirects over 5 years (2-3 to be awarded)
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Application Receipt Date(s): July 29, 2015
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-15-004.html

NIDA Avenir Award Program for Genetics or Epigenetics of Substance Abuse (DP2) (RFA-DA-15-006)
$1.5M total direct costs plus indirects over 5 years (2-3 to be awarded)
Eligibility: assistant professors with PI eligibility who meet the definition of Early Stage Investigators (see the guidelines)
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Application Receipt Date(s): Aug. 18, 2015
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-15-006.html

NIDA Avenir Award Program for Research on Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS (DP2) (RFA-DA-15-007)
$1.5M total direct costs plus indirects over 5 years (2-3 to be awarded)
Eligibility: assist. prof. with PI eligibility who meet the NIH definition of Early Stage Investigator (see the guidelines)
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Application Receipt Date(s): Nov. 12, 2015
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-15-007.html

 

CIRM: California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

CIRM Home page  more>>

These funding opportunities will be posted to this CIRM webpage >>
PA 15-01: Partnering opportunity for late stage preclinical projects
PA 15-02: Partnering opportunity for clinical trial stage projects
PA 15-03: Partnering opportunity for supplemental accelerating activities

Search CIRM-funded projects >>

 

Federal Agency Funding Resources

Grants.Gov Funding Opportunity Search more>>


Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Funding Opportunities


DARPA Programs

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

Department of Defense (DoD)



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

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

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Funding opportunities


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


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


Office of Naval Research

Contracts & Grants — Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs)

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



Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

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


HHMI Medical Fellows Program
Overview: more >>

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



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


Stanford Resources

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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


    • The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL, formerly VPOL)
      Resources for faculty
      Note: VPOL also works with faculty to make proposals to funding agencies more competitive by leveraging Stanford’s leadership in online teaching and learning to better achieve broader impacts objectives. Faculty can utilize our capabilities to create and deliver online materials and courseware to more effectively disseminate knowledge; building greater awareness of research and building communities around research areas and researchers. Resources:
      Instructional design
      Media production
      Platforms
      Stanford online


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