Non-Cancer Funding Opportunities

Rolling Solicitation

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation - IBD Plexus Academic Request for Proposals

Application Deadlines: Rolling solicitation
RPF Information Sessions: 8/4/20 & 8/13/20

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Cure SMA: Implement Newborn Screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Amount/Duration: Up to $100,000 for one year
Eligibility: Not listed About: Funding supports activities that enable states to pre-symptomatically identify and treat pediatric SMA patients through the implementation of newborn screening programs. Possible funded activities include but are not limited to screening implementation support (including pilot screening, assay validation, additional personnel and staff training, equipment needed to perform the assay, and IT resources to perform the assay); and data gathering/patient follow-up and support.

Deadline: Rolling

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Merck: Research Grant for Pandemic Preparedness

Amount/Duration: up to 500,000 euros for 3 years. Option for extension
About: Projects should focus on pre-outbreak R&D Preparedness for Pandemic disease and response during outreak

Deadline: rolling

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Simons Foundation: Autism Research Initiative SFARI Supplement to Enhance Equity and Diversity (SEED)

SEED is a funding program that will provide supplements to existing grants for the recruitment of new lab members from American underrepresented minority groups at the postdoctoral level.

Deadline: rolling

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November 2020 Application Deadlines

11/24/2020 - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Policies for Action: Public Policy Research to Advance Racial Equity and Racial Justice

Amount/Duration: $250,000 up to 2 years
Eligibility: Preference will be given to applicants that are either public entities or nonprofit organizations that are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and are not private foundations or Type III supporting organizations. The Foundation may require additional documentation.
• Applicant organizations must be based in the United States or its territories.
• Awards will be made to organizations, not to individuals.
• Applications from all investigators are welcome. The following are especially encouraged to apply:
o interdisciplinary research teams;
o community-partnered research teams;
o investigators from diverse backgrounds or with diverse life experiences (e.g., race, gender, class origin/first generation college, LGBTQI, disability, ethnicity, national origin);
o investigators from a wide range of disciplines;
o first-time applicants for an RWJF grant
About: The goal of the Policies for Action call for proposals is to build the evidence base about how national, state, and local policies can improve racial equity in health and well-being in the United States. All proposed research studies must include a plan to translate findings into actionable evidence about how, and how well, policies work to improve racial equity and racial justice.

Application Deadline: Nov 24, 2020

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11/30/2020 - American Academy of Sleep Medicine Association: Strategic Research Award Program

Amount/Duration: Category I: Up to $250,000 over a period of up to three years, Category II: Up to $100,000 over a period of up to two years

Eligibility: Applicants must possess a master’s-level degree or higher and must have access to the necessary resources (including the proposed patient population), facilities, and other resources needed to perform the proposed work. Applicants are encouraged to be members of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
About: This is a focused request for applications (RFA) open to topic areas related to the following American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Strategic Plan goals: Public Awareness, Technology Innovation and Advocacy to Improve Patient Care. Topic areas that address the AASM Strategic Plan goals must advance the field of sleep medicine and population sleep health.

LOI Deadline: Nov 30, 2020

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11/30/2020 - Plastic Surgery Foundation: Breast Implant Safety Research

Amount/Duration: Up to $50,000 over two years
Eligibility: Applicants must be an MD, DO, or PhD, hold a full-time clinical or research position where the research will be conducted, and be an Active, Candidate, International, or Associate member of ASPS or obtain sponsorship from an Active ASPS member at their institution.
About: Grants will be awarded in support of studies designed to assess breast implant safety, including local and systemic complications and illnesses related to breast implants. Proposals that examine implant surveillance techniques and imaging are also invited. Basic, translational, and clinical research studies are all within the scope of the program.

Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2020

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December 2020 Application Deadlines

12/01/2020 to 02/16/2021 - American Heart Association Funding Opportunities

AHA Predoctoral Fellowship

Enhances the training of promising students in pre-doctoral or clinical health professional degree training programs and who intend careers as scientists, physician-scientists or other clinician-scientists, or related careers aimed at improving global health and wellbeing. One- and two-year fellowships are available.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship

Enhances the training of postdoctoral applicants who are not yet independent. The applicant must be embedded in an appropriate research group with the mentorship, support, and relevant scientific guidance of a research supervisor. One-and two-year fellowships are available.

Application Deadline: Thursday, December 3, 2020

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Institutional Award for Undergraduate Student Training

This award is made to qualified institutions that can offer a meaningful research experience that supports the AHA mission that encourages undergraduate college students from all disciplines to consider research careers.

Application Deadline: Thursday, January 14, 2021

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Career Development Award

Supports highly promising healthcare and academic professionals in the early years of one’s first professional appointment, to explore innovative questions or pilot studies that will provide preliminary data and training to assure the applicant’s future success as a research scientist in the field of cardiovascular and/or cerebrovascular disease research.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, February 16, 2021

New Award Coming Soon: Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Science

Open to currently funded AHA faculty awardees (e.g., TPA, EI, Merit, CDA, CSA, and SFRN Project PIs) with at least two years of funding remaining at the time of submission. These supplements will support research experiences for predoctoral students or postdoctoral fellows from underrepresented ethnic and racial groups in science.

12/01/2020 - Rheumatology Research Foundation: Future Physician-Scientist Award

Amount/Duration: Up to $30,000 per year in direct costs over two years
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an MD/PhD or DO/PhD program and have identified a dissertation research project and a primary mentor; the primary mentor must be a member of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) at the time of the application and for the duration of the award.
About: Awards are intended to support dissertation research projects in scientific health-related fields relevant to the mission of the Rheumatology Research Foundation. The research training experience is expected to tangibly enhance awardees’ potential to develop into a productive, independent, physician-scientist in the field of rheumatology.

Application Deadline: December 1, 2020

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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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12/04/2020 - Arthroscopy Association of North America: 2021 Research Grants Program

Amount/Duration: Up to $100,000 over one year
Eligibility: Not listed.
About: Awards will support clinical or basic science research in the field of arthroscopic surgery or on disorders amenable to arthroscopic treatment.
• Special consideration will be given to proposals focused on the following research areas: arthroscopic meniscectomy vs. physical therapy; Superior Capsular Reconstruction (SCR) vs. primary rotator cuff repair (complete or partial); MPFL reconstruction vs. physical therapy; Bankart + remplissage vs. Bankart repair; Tenx vs. open tennis debridement for lateral epicondylitis; Arthroscopic Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis (ECRB) release vs. open debridement; tendon debridement (patella, peroneal, quad) vs. physical therapy; and arthroscopic labral reconstruction (hip).
• The AANA Research Committee will also give special consideration to the following general research areas: studies on patient outcomes with a minimum follow-up of five years on each participant; comparative, prospective, or randomized studies on hip capsular management, shoulder bone loss management, rotator cuff patch and/or SCR augmentation, and knee ALL or LET augmentation; and biologics and injection therapies for osteoarthritis for soft tissue pathology and as an adjunct to surgery.

Application Deadline: December 4, 2020

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12/04/2020 - Tourette Association of America: Young Investigator Award

Amount/Duration: Up to $80,000 per year for up to two years, indirect costs of up to 10% may be included.
Eligibility: Applicants must have an advanced degree (e.g., PhD, MD, or equivalent) and be a postdoctoral fellow and/or independent clinical/research faculty member within five years of their first independent faculty appointment. Investigators from outside the U.S. are eligible to apply.
About: The Tourette Association of America (TAA) aims to encourage early career researchers to invest their efforts and expertise in increasing our biological understanding of Tourette Syndrome (TS), pursing clinical research aimed at improving patient care, and developing and testing new therapies

Application Deadline: December 4, 2020

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12/07/2020 - Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Research Grants

Amount/Duration: $125,000 per year (plus 12 percent for indirect costs) for up to two years
About: Research grants are intended to support basic science research. Studies may be carried out at the subcellular, cellular, animal, or patient levels. To be considered, proposals must be hypothesis-driven and provide sufficient preliminary data

Application Deadline: Dec 7, 2020

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12/07/2020 - Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Postdoc Research Fellowship

Amount/Duration: Salary support of up to $50,000 (plus $8,850 fringe) is available for the first year of the award and $52,000 (plus $9,200 fringe) for the second year of the award. Research and travel expenses of $4,250 per year. Indirects not allowed.
Eligibility: Open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and non-residents working in U.S.-based laboratories.
About: support of postdoctoral research training related to cystic fibrosis. Preference will be given to recent graduates and those just beginning their research careers.

Application Deadline: Dec 7, 2020

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12/07/2020 - Cystic Fibrosis Foundation: Pilot and Feasibility Awards

Amount/Duration: $50,000 per year (plus 12 percent for indirect costs) for up to two years.
About: awards are for developing and testing new hypotheses and/or methods, and supporting promising new investigators as they establish themselves in research areas relevant to cystic fibrosis.

Application Deadline: Dec 7, 2020

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12/09/2020 - American Society of Nephrology: William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholars Program

Amount/Duration: $50,000 per year for up to two years. Funds cannot be used for indirect costs.
Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must hold an MD, DO, PhD, or the equivalent degree; have completed the clinical portion of their training program by the time of award activation; and must be a full-time faculty member within seven years of initial faculty appointment at the time of the award activation.
About: Applicants may submit a proposal that examines any aspect of nephrology education. Proposals may address aspects related to pre-doctoral or post-doctoral education. Projects should propose to generate new knowledge and should be expected to have an impact beyond the applicant’s institution.

Application Deadline: Dec 9, 2020

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12/10/2020 - American Lung Association New Research Grant Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

Key Dates

*New Deadline* September 24, 2020: Lung Cancer Discovery Award Letter of Intent due

November 1, 2020: Lung Cancer Discovery Award LOI outcome notifications sent

December 10, 2020 (11:59 PM ET): ALL applications due

June 2020: Outcome notifications emailed to applicants

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12/10/2020 - American Lung Association: Innovation Award Program

Amount/Duration: Up to $75,000 per year for up to two years
Eligibility: Applicants must be a citizen of the United States or a foreign national and must hold a doctoral degree and a faculty appointment or equivalent with demonstrated commitment from a recognized academic or other not-for-profit research institution. Applicants must have held a K or R type award within three years prior to applying for this award.
About: This award is intended to support highly promising investigators with stellar track records of accomplishment and the potential to advance the field of lung disease science.

Application Deadline: December 10, 2020

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12/11/2020 - Misophonia Research Fund: 2021 Research Grants

Amount/Duration: Up to $200,000 per year for up to two years
Eligibility: Applicant organizations must be a domestic or non-U.S. nonprofit academic or research institution (including colleges, universities, medical schools, and other related academic research institutions), or a qualified government agency with an active biomedical research program. All proposed research projects must be led by a principal investigator (PI) who holds a doctorate (e.g., Ph.D., M.D., Psy.D., Au.D.) or related research doctorate degree. PIs must be either an independent investigator or a postdoctoral fellow. PIs must be selected by and identified by the applicant organization).
About: The scientific focus of proposals shall address one or more of the following three broad focus areas in human, animal, or relevant research models: (1) Research to characterize misophonia, including exploring its underlying mechanisms, expression, natural history, or development through interdisciplinary characterization; (2) Development of diagnostic tools to facilitate rapid, physiologically-relevant assessment; (3) Clinical and/or model studies of specific
interventions, including studies investigating comparative effectiveness, novel treatments, and controlled trials of promising treatments.

Application Deadline: December 11, 2020

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12/17/2020 - New York City Department of Health Comprehensive Family Planning and Reproductive Health Program RFP

The New York State Department of Health (DOH) seeks to award 40-50 organizations under the New York State Comprehensive Family Planning and Reproductive Health Program (NYSFPP) to provide comprehensive family planning and reproductive health services. NYSFPP funded programs deliver high-quality, accessible, and free or low-cost reproductive health care services to people of reproductive age, with a focus on serving low-income, uninsured, and underinsured individuals. The goals of the program is to improve sexual and reproductive health and birth outcomes, partner with individuals to support their reproductive health goals, and reduce racial and ethnic disparities in sexual and reproductive health outcomes.
NYSDOH will make $49.3 million available annually through five-year contracts with an operating period of 7/1/2021 through 6/30/2026. The total anticipated funding amount will be divided among two regions:

  • New York City: $19,705,858 annually through 24 awards
  • Rest of New York State: $29,558,788 annually through 26 awards

Application Deadline: Dec 17, 2020

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12/17/2020 - International Society of Amyloidosis & Pfizer: Cardiac Transthyretin Amyloid (ATTR) Fellowship

Amount/Duration: Grant funding is available to support one fellow for a year at up to $125,000. The budget can include salary and support of the fellow benefits. Grant funds cannot be used for overhead or indirect costs. Funding will be awarded to the institution, not an individual. Fellow time spent in the clinical setting that is supported through grant funds must not be billed as patient care. No aspect of the fellowship program budget can reflect a benefit to Pfizer’s business or a Pfizer asset
Eligibility:
• Do not include the name of the potential fellow(s) in application materials. This grant will be awarded to an institution, not an individual.
• Institutions with fellowship programs that include independent research and a strong mentoring program.
• No aspect of the fellowship program can benefit Pfizer’s business or a Pfizer asset.
• Examples of independent research include observational studies and outcomes research studies where the primary focus is the scientific understanding of disease; use of screening tools and their impact on improvement of patient health. (Examples of research that would not be eligible include research involving the study and/or evaluation of any pharmaceutical product and basic science and/or fundamental research (in animal model, in-vitro, etc.).
About: The intent is to support institutions with fellowship programs for Cardiologists that have a strong focus on clinical practice, research, and education to further the understanding of Cardiac Transthyretin Amyloid (ATTR). (There is funding to support 5 fellowships: 1 North America, 1 Latin America, 1 European Union, 1 Africa/Middle East and 1 Asia Pacific).

Application Deadline: Dec 17, 2020

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12/29/2020 - GE Healthcare & Pfizer: Next Generation Imaging Using Serial 18F-flutemetamol PET to Assess Diagnostic Performance and/or Disease Stabilization in Patients with Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM) Treated with Tafamidis

Amount/Duration: Up to $125,000
Eligibility:
• The institution and principal investigator (PI) must be based in the United States
• 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).
• Applicant must be affiliated with a host institution
About: Pfizer and GE Healthcare wish to support research projects focused on assessing both diagnostic performance and changes over time of 18F-flutemetamol cardiac uptake after initiation of Tafamidis treatment in subjects diagnosed with ATTR cardiac amyloidosis. Collaborations within institutions (e.g., between departments and/or inter-professional), as well as between different institutions / organizations / associations, are encouraged. Please note all partners must have a relevant role and the requesting organization must have a key role in the project.

Application Deadline: Dec 29, 2020

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January 2021 Application Deadlines

01/01/2021 - AcademyHealth Delivery System Science Fellowship

AcademyHealth™ Delivery System Science Fellowship (DSSF) offers a paid, year-long, learning opportunity for post-doctoral researchers to gain more practical experience in a delivery system setting. As part of this fellowship experience, individuals are placed within a unique delivery system to work with mentors who will take a personal interest in their success. Through this program, fellows can engage with AcademyHealth™ widespread network to impact health care in a meaningful way

Application Deadline: January 1, 2020

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01/22/2021 - Pfizer Medical Grants: 2021 Rheumatology Competitive Grant Program

Amount/Duration: Up to $150,000
Eligibility: The institution and principal investigator (PI) must be based in the United States, 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, [Optional] Both early career and experienced investigators are encouraged to apply and consideration will be given to all proposals meeting the selection criteria.
About: The intent is to support both clinical and basic science research on the pathogenesis and treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA), and/or Ankylosing Spondylarthrosis (AS) with a specific focus on projects that are most relevant to improving patient care. All US investigators are encouraged to apply, including young investigators who are in the early stages of their career.

Application Deadline: January 22, 2021

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01/31/2021 - Center for Retirement Research at Boston College Grant and Dissertation Fellowship Programs

Sandell Grant Program

  • Sandell Grants provide the opportunity for junior or non-tenured scholars to pursue research on retirement or disability policy. The program is open to scholars in all disciplines.
  • Up to three grants of $45,000 will be awarded for one-year projects.
  • Proposal guidelines are available online.
  • Application Deadline: January 31, 2021

Dissertation Fellowship Program

  • Dissertation Fellowships support doctoral candidates studying retirement or disability policy.
  • The program is open to scholars in all disciplines.
  • Up to three fellowships of $28,000 will be awarded.
  • Proposal guidelines are available online.
  • Application Deadline: January 31, 2021

GCO Funding Opportunities

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

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