Non-Cancer Funding Opportunities

March 2020 Application Deadlines

03/25/2020 - Craig H. Neilson Foundation: Post doc fellowships

Amount/Duration: up to $150,000 over two years. No indirects
Eligibility: Candidates must have a doctoral/equivalent terminal degree (MD, DVM, or PhD) and be conducting research at a nonprofit academic and/or research institution or rehabilitation facility in the United States or Canada. Applicants must have a mentor who is experienced in spinal cord injury-related psychosocial research and have attained a terminal degree within the past five years.
About: Early-career researchers interested in specializing in spinal cord injuries. Research focused on increasing understanding of psychological (behavioral, emotional, cognitive) and social (interpersonal, community, environmental) factors that affect health, functioning and quality of life with spinal cord injuries.

Application Deadline: March 25, 2020

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03/25/2020 - Craig H. Neilson Foundation: Pilot grants

Amount/Duration: up to $200,000 over two years. No indirects
Eligibility: Eligible candidates must have a doctoral or equivalent terminal degree such as an MD, DVM, or PhD and be conducting research at a nonprofit academic and/or research institution or rehabilitation facility in the United States or Canada.
About: Support of pilot studies designed to test the feasibility of innovative methods, procedures, or data collection with the potential to lead to a larger-scale study. Research focused on increasing understanding of psychological (behavioral, emotional, cognitive) and social (interpersonal, community, environmental) factors that affect health, functioning and quality of life with spinal cord injuries.

Application Deadline: March 25, 2020

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03/25/2020 - Craig H. Neilson Foundation: Studies and Demonstration Projects

Amount/Duration: up to $400,000 over three years. No indirects
Eligibility: Eligible candidates must have a doctoral or equivalent terminal degree such as an MD, DVM, or PhD and be conducting research at a nonprofit academic and/or research institution or rehabilitation facility in the United States or Canada.
About: Support of studies that facilitate, expand, or improve practices that impact those living with spinal cord injuries, including studies that fill critical gaps, open new areas of research, or develop or evaluate interventions. Research focused on increasing understanding of psychological (behavioral, emotional, cognitive) and social (interpersonal, community, environmental) factors that affect health, functioning and quality of life with spinal cord injuries.

Application Deadline: March 25, 2020

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03/27/2020 - Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Clinical Pilot and Feasibility Award

Amount/Duration: up to $80,000 per year for up to two years. 12 percent for indirect costs
Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must be an MD, DO, PhD, or dual MD/DO, PhD scientist and must hold a faculty-level position. United States residents and applicants from outside the United States are welcome to apply. Applications for continued funding of the same project, or for long-term support of an investigator, will not be considered.
About: Research for any topic area advancing CF care, treatment, or research

LOI Deadline: March 27, 2020

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03/27/2020 - Harrington Discovery Institute: Scholar-Innovator Program

Amount/Duration: $100,000 guaranteed, opportunity to qualify for up to $700,000
Eligibility: Hold an MD or MD/PhD/equivalent and hold a faculty position at an accredited academic institution in the US/Canada, and conduct the majority of his/her research at that institution. Projects may only have one PI, but the PI may engage collaborators, core labs or commercial CROs to execute any fraction of the project.
About: The Scholar-Innovator Award provides research and drug development support to help bridge the gap between basic discovery and the clinical realm.

LOI Deadline: March 27, 2020

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03/30/2020 - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Services Grant Program Residential Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women grant program (PPW)

SAMHSA is accepting applications for the Residential Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women grant program (PPW). The purpose of this program is to provide pregnant and postpartum women with treatment for substance use disorders through programs in which, during the course of receiving treatment, 1) the women reside in or receive outpatient treatment services from facilities provided by the programs; 2) the minor children of the women reside with the women in such facilities, if the women so request; and 3) the services are available to or on behalf of the women. SAMHSA plans to issue 3 grants of up to $525,000 per year for up to 5 years.

Application Deadline: March 30, 2020

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03/30/2020 - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Grants to Implement Zero Suicide in Health Systems

SAMHSA is accepting applications for Grants to Implement Zero Suicide in Health Systems (Zero Suicide). The Zero Suicide model is a comprehensive, multi-setting approach to suicide prevention in health systems. The purpose of this program is to implement suicide prevention and intervention programs for individuals who are 25 years of age or older. This program is designed to raise awareness of suicide, establish referral processes, and improve care and outcomes for such individuals who are at risk for suicide. Recipients will implement the Zero Suicide model throughout their health system.
SAMHSA plans to issue up to 17 grants of up to $700,000 per year for up to 5 years.

Application Deadline: March 30, 2020

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03/30/2020 - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Rural Emergency Medical Services Training Grant

SAMHSA is accepting applications for the Rural Emergency Medical Services Training grants (EMS Training). The purpose of this program is to recruit and train emergency medical services (EMS) personnel in rural areas. SAMHSA recognizes the great need for emergency services in rural areas and the critical role EMS personnel serve across the country.
SAMHSA plans to issue 25 grants of up to $200,000 per year for up to 4 years.

Application Deadline: March 30, 2020

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03/31/2020 - Co-Impact: Systems-Change Grants Focused on the Global South

Amount/Duration: $10 million and $25 million over five years
Eligibility: Initiatives required to be anchored by organizations that are led by/rooted in the Global South. Nonprofits and for-profits are eligible
About: Projects for systems-change initiatives in the areas of health, education, and economic opportunity, and to address gender equity and inclusion in meaningful ways. It also invests in strengthening program partners so that they can develop critical capabilities needed to effectively advance systems change.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2020

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April 2020 Application Deadlines

04/01/2020 - Muscular Dystrophy Association: Clinical Research Grants Program

Amount/Duration: up to $500,000 over up to three years
Eligibility: Applicants must hold an MD, PhD, DSc, equivalent degree, be a professional or faculty member at an appropriate educational, medical, or research institution.
About: Support of natural history, biomarker, outcome measure, and other observational studies regarding muscular dystrophy.

Application Deadline: April 01, 2020

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04/01/2020 - Muscular Dystrophy Association: MDA Research Infrastructure Grant

Amount/Duration: up to $300,000 over up to three years
Eligibility: Applicants must hold an MD, PhD, DSc, equivalent degree, be a professional or faculty member at an appropriate educational, medical, or research institution.
About: Support of infrastructure that helps further research for the purpose of therapy development for Muscular dystrophy

Application Deadline: April 01, 2020

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04/02/2020 - Horizon Impact Award

This award is the European Commission’s initiative to recognise and celebrate outstanding projects that have used their results to provide value for society. The applicants will need to demonstrate that their results have created societal impact across Europe and beyond. These projects must have been funded by FP7 and/or Horizon 2020 funding programmes and they must be closed by the time of application.

Application Deadline: April 02, 2020

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04/03/2020 - American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) Student Scholarships in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke.

Application Deadline: April 03, 2020

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04/05/2020 - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation New Clinical Research Funding Opportunities

New Opportunity for Foundation Awardees to access IBD Plexus®
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation (Foundation) is pleased to inform researchers applying for its Senior Research Award (SRA) that they may gain access at no cost to the biosamples and/or research-ready datasets housed within IBD Plexus® as part of a newly-funded SRA research project.

A letter of intent (LOI) if applying for the Fall cycle SRA is due May 5, 2020.

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New Clinical Research Funding Opportunity
Recognizing the increased research costs and need for flexibility to accomplish clinical research projects that will directly impact patient care, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation has completely revised its investigator-initiated clinical research funding mechanism. The flagship Senior Research Award (SRA) and Career Development Award (CDA) have completely changed, and there is a new Clinical Research Investigator-Initiated Award (CRIA).

A letter of intent (LOI) for applying for the new CRIA is due May 5, 2020.

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04/06/2020 - The CHEST Foundation: GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Scholar in Respiratory Health

Eligibility: Applicant must have CHEST membership at time of application, Fellow (FCCP) designation, be in later career stages. IRB approval must be sought/received for all projects to assure protection of subjects. Not-for-profit institutions eligible.
About: Applications must address research that:
(1) enhances scientific knowledge, advances evidence-based, medicine, and/or improves clinical/community practice related to respiratory health patients;
(2) furthers the understanding of the mechanism/management of acute/life threatening respiratory illness; or
(3) addresses the organizational attributes associated with the optimal delivery
of respiratory health services.

Application Deadline: April 6, 2020

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04/10/2020 - Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation: Prevention Beyond the Pipeline Program

Amount/Duration: up to $100,000 over one year: epidemiological analysis. Up to $3 million over a variable number of years: clinical trials. No indirects
Eligibility: Eligible applicants include researchers/clinicians at academic medical centers, universities, nonprofits, and biotechnology companies worldwide.
About: Awards will be made in support of comparative effectiveness research, prevention-focused clinical trials, and epidemiological studies that probe whether the use or choice of drugs alters the risk for dementia or cognitive decline. Projects should pertain to Consortium of Cohorts for Alzheimer’s Prevention Action (CAPA), Comparative Effectiveness Research, Cognitive Decline and Cognitive Reserve

Application Deadline: April 10, 2020

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04/15/2020 - Whitehall Foundation: Bioscience research projects

Amount/Duration: up to $225,000 over three years. Indirects limited to 25% of equipment/research supplies cost, travel or salary not allowed
Eligibility: Established scientists of all ages working at an accredited institution in the United States. Grants will not be awarded to investigators who have already received, or expect to receive, substantial support from other sources, even if it is for an unrelated purpose.
About: basic research in neurobiology, defined as follows: invertebrate and vertebrate (excluding clinical) neurobiology, with a focus on investigations of neural mechanisms involved in sensory, motor, and other complex functions of the whole organism as these relate to behavior. The overall goal should be to better understand behavioral output or brain mechanisms of behavior.

Application Deadline: April 15, 2020

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04/15/2020 - Pfizer: MAPK Inhibition in Melanoma

Amount/Duration: Up to $250,000. 28% indirects
Eligibility: USA and Canada-based entities with a mission related to healthcare professional education and/or healthcare improvement are eligible
About: support will focus on increasing the understanding of MAPK pathway inhibitors and their use in the treatment of melanoma

Application Deadline: April 15, 2020

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04/20/2020 - Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI): 2020 Collaboration on Sex Differences in Autism

Application Deadline: April 20, 2020

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04/20/2020 - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) State Pilot Grant Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women

SAMHSA is accepting applications for the State Pilot Grant Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women (PPW-PLT). The purpose of the program is to enhance flexibility in the use of funds designed to: 1) Support family-based services for pregnant and postpartum women with a primary diagnosis of a substance use disorder, including opioid use disorders; 2) Help state substance abuse agencies address the continuum of care, including services provided to pregnant and postpartum women in nonresidential-based settings; and 3) Promote a coordinated, effective, and efficient state system managed by state substance abuse agencies by encouraging new approaches and models of service delivery. SAMHSA plans to issue 5 grants of up to $900,000 per year for up to 3 years.

Application Deadline: April 20, 2020

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04/21/2020 - The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI): 2020 SFARI Collaboration on Sex Differences in Autism program

Amount/Duration: Up to $8 million over 4 years. 20% indirects included in overall budget
Eligibility: CDs/PIs must hold a PhD/MD/equivalent and have a faculty position/equivalent at a research facility. Domestic and foreign nonprofit organizations are eligible. There are no citizenship or country requirements.
About: Proposals that rely on multiple technologies to examine sex differences in brain function within/across species, including humans, to identify key differences in gene, cell, and circuit function that account for the observed differential sensitivities of the two sexes to ASD. Funding intended for multidisciplinary teams of investigators tackling critical issues in the autism research field.

Application Deadline: April 21, 2020

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04/24/2020 - Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) 2020 Pilot Award

Amount/Duration: up to $300,000 over up to two years. 20 percent indirect costs
Eligibility: Applicants must hold a PhD, MD, equivalent degree and have a faculty position/ equivalent and have independent lab space at their institution. Domestic and foreign nonprofit organizations are eligible. No citizenship/country requirements.
About: Projects include those considered higher risk but with the potential for transformative results and that propose research that links genetic or other ASD risk factors to molecular, cellular, circuit, or behavioral mechanisms of ASD.

Application Deadline: April 24, 2020

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04/28/2020 - Department of Defense Autism Research Program Funding Opportunities

The FY20 Defense Appropriation provides $15 million (M) to the Department of Defense Autism Research Program (ARP) to provide support for research of exceptional scientific merit and innovation with high impact that focuses on autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

Application Deadline: April 28, 2020

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04/28/2020 - New York State Department of Health Investigator Initiated Research Projects (IIRP) and Innovative, Developmental or Exploratory Activities (IDEA) in Stem Cell Research (Rd 6)

Application Deadline: April 28, 2020

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04/28/2020 - Pfizer: 2020 Acromegaly/Growth Hormone Excess Research Competitive Grant Program

Amount/Duration: up to $100, 000. 28% indirects
Eligibility: US-based organizations that are eligible to receive grants are eligible. PI must have an MD, PhD/equivalent, BSN w/MS/PhD or degree in Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, or Social Work. Both early career and experienced PIs are eligible
About: Projects will advance the

Application Deadline: May 28, 2020

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May 2020 Application Deadlines

05/04/2020 - Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Tribal Opioid Response Grants

SAMHSA is accepting applications for Tribal Opioid Response grants (TOR). The program aims to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to culturally appropriate and evidence-based treatment, including medication-assisted treatment (MAT) using one of the three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). In addition to focusing on OUD, recipients may also address stimulant misuse and use disorders, including cocaine and methamphetamine. The intent is to reduce unmet treatment need and opioid overdose-related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment, and recovery support services for OUD and, if so desired, stimulant misuse and use disorders.

Application Deadlines: May 04, 2020

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05/04/2020 - Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Diagnostic Excellence Initiative Funding Opportunity

The foundation is soliciting novel ideas and approaches for developing new clinical quality measures to improve diagnosis, specifically targeting three major categories of disease: acute vascular events (such as stroke and myocardial infarction), infections (such as sepsis and pneumonia) and cancer (such as lung and colorectal).

Application Deadlines: May 04, 2020

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05/05/2020 - Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Clinical Research Investigator-Initiated Award (CRIA)

Recognizing the increased research costs and need for flexibility to accomplish clinical research projects that will directly impact patient care, the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation has completely revised its investigator-initiated clinical research funding mechanism. The
flagship Senior Research Award (SRA) and Career Development Award (CDA) have completely changed, and there is a new Clinical Research Investigator-Initiated Award (CRIA).

Application Deadlines: May 05, 2020

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05/14/2020 - Department of Defense - Military Burn Research Program - Clinical Translational Research Award

Independent investigators at all academic levels (or equivalent)
• Supports clinical research projects that are likely to have a major impact on therapy by applying promising and well-founded laboratory, pre-clinical, or clinical research findings to the care of the burn-injured patient.
• The proposed study must include clinical research, and may include initial proof of concept trials, studies involving use of human anatomical substances, observational studies, and/or involve some retrospective data analysis.
• Large randomized clinical trials are discouraged.
• Preliminary data is required.
• Animal research is not allowed.
• Pre-application is required; application submission is by invitation only.
• Maximum funding of $1.5 million (M) for total costs (direct costs plus indirect costs)
• Maximum period of performance is 4 years

Application Deadline: May 15, 2020

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05/27/2020 - Department of Defense - Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program

Pre-Application (Preproposal): May 27, 2020

Application: September 10, 2020

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June 2020 Application Deadlines

06/01/2020 - American Heart Association and Enduring Hearts Research Awards in Pediatric Heart Transplantation

These awards will support investigators who are actively conducting research directly related to improving the life expectancy and quality of life of Pediatric Heart Transplant Recipients. This funding opportunity will further these areas of focus by offering competitive research grants in basic, clinical, population, and/or translational research via Collaborative Sciences Awards.

Application Deadlines: June 01, 2020

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06/15/2020 - Pfizer: Gene & Anti-TFPI Therapies in Hemophilia

Amount/Duration: up to $125,000/year for 1 to 2-years. 28% indirects
Eligibility: Only organizations are eligible to receive grants, not individuals or medical
practice groups. The applicant (PI) must have a medical or postdoctoral degree (MD, PhD, or equivalent), an advanced nursing degree (BSN with a MS/PhD), or a degree in Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, or Social Work. Applicant must be affiliated with a host institution. All countries are eligible
About: Research for Basic Science of Gene Therapy for Hemophilia and Basic Science of TFPI & Anti-TFPI Monoclonal Antibodies for Hemophilia

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020

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July 2020 Application Deadlines

07/01/2020 - The Hope Foundation: Seed Fund

Amount/Duration: up to $50,000 for 1-2 years. Up to 25% indirects
Eligibility: Any SWOG member investigator eligible for NIH funding is encouraged to submit to this program. Awardees are expected to present their work at one or more semiannual SWOG group meetings and to adhere to Group policies and procedures as applicable to the project.
About: These awards may assist investigators with projects that support the following types of studies: pre-clinical data, secondary data analysis from clinical trials, pilot and feasibility studies (including early stage clinical trials), small, self-contained research projects, or development of research methodology/technology

Application Deadline: July 01, 2020

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07/17/2020 - HIV and Substance Use Disorder Funding Opportunity

This initiative will support projects that exploit Omics assays to address outstanding questions regarding molecular regulation of persistent HIV (e.g. latency or reservoirs) in the context of chronic substance use or substance use disorder (SUD).

Application Deadlines: July 17, 2020

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December 2020 Application Deadlines

12/01/2020 - Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative Bridge to Independence Funding Opportunity

The BTI Award program promotes talented early-career scientists by facilitating their transition to research independence and providing grant funding at the start of their professorships. Awardees will receive a commitment of $495,000 over three years, activated upon assumption of a tenure-track professorship at a U.S. or Canadian research institution.

Approval application submission (rolling basis): December 1, 2019 – December 1, 2020

Grant funding begins (rolling basis): January 1, 2020 – December 1, 2021

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GCO Funding Opportunities

Monthly and continuous submission funding opportunity packets are available on the GCO Funding Opportunities web page.

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