Non-Cancer Funding Opportunities

January 2020 Application Deadlines

01/13/2020 - National Psoriasis Foundation: Psoriatic Disease Research Fellowship

Stipends for fellows in support of research on psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis. Priority proposals will have potential to advance psoriatic disease research.

Amount: Up to $50,000

Eligibility: Award intended for Applicants with an MD, however medical students are eligible to apply. Applicants do not need US citizenship, or complete the fellowship in the USA. Applicant must devote 75% of their time to research.

Applications Deadline: January 13, 2020

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646-605-8715

01/13/2020 - Orthopaedic Trauma Association: Full Research Grants

Grants in support of research on any issue related to musculoskeletal trauma, including indications, utilization, and safety of local antibiotic delivery in orthopaedic trauma care; systemic and healing responses to musculoskeletal trauma in the elderly; and tissue regeneration and repair after musculoskeletal trauma

Amount/Duration: Funding amount by project topic: Clinical research: up to $40,000 per year for up to two years. Basic Research: up to $25,000 per year for up to two years. Directed Topic Research: Up to $40,000 per year for up to two years

Eligibility: PI/co-PI must be an Active, Associate, Clinical or Research member of OTA in good standing. Research must be conducted in North America.

Applications Deadline: January 13, 2020

For more information contact:
Development Office – Corporate and Foundation Relations
honour.harlowe@mountsinai.org
646-605-8715

01/13/2020 - Orthopaedic Trauma Association: OTA/AOTNA Joint Research Grant

Support of clinical or basic science related to musculoskeletal infection (excluding antibiotic delivery research) and/or to advance clinical patient-centered outcomes.

Amount/Duration: up to $50,000 per year for up to two years. No indirects or salaries are funded.

Eligibility: Between the PI and co-PI, membership in both organizations OTA and AO must be fulfilled. The research must be conducted in North America.

Applications Deadline: January 13, 2020

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Development Office – Corporate and Foundation Relations
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646-605-8715

01/15/2020 - Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Postdoctoral Enrichment Program

Awards are for post docs from underrepresented minority communities to enhance their research productivity, increase opportunities for mentorship and peer networking. Award should supplement postdoc training whose research activities are already supported. It is not a research grant.

Amount/Duration: $60,000 over 3 years. Cannot be used for salary or indirect costs

Eligibility: Applicants must:

  • Devote 75% of time to research
  • Have no more than 36 months of post doc experience in a lab
  • Be no more than 5 years out from attaining PhD
  • Have a nominating mentor
  • Be a minority (American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African American, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian, other Pacific Islander)

Application Deadline: January 15, 2020

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Development Office – Corporate and Foundation Relations
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646-605-8715

01/15/2020 - American Hearth Association: Research Goes Red Initiative

The AHA Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine and Verily are accepting applications for the Research Goes Red RFA.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2020

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01/15/2020 - Whitehall Foundation Research Grants

Applications will be judged on the scientific merit and the innovative aspects of the proposal as well as on the competence of the applicant. Research 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.

Amount: $30-75K/yr

Duration: Up to 3 years for initial grant; renewal grant with maximum of 2 years awarded on a competitive basis.

Eligibility: Established scientists of all ages working at accredited institutions in the US

Application Deadline: January 15, 2020

For more information contact:
Development Office – Corporate and Foundation Relations
honour.harlowe@mountsinai.org
646-605-8715

01/16/2020 - Training and Services to End Violence Against Women with Disabilities Grant Program

The goal of the Disability Grant Program (DGP) is to create sustainable change within and between organizations that improves the response to individuals with disabilities and Deaf individuals who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and sexual assault and to hold perpetrators of such crimes accountable. DGP funds are used to establish and strengthen multidisciplinary collaborative relationships; increase organizational capacity to provide accessible, safe, and effective services to individuals with disabilities and Deaf individuals who are victims of violence and abuse; identify needs within the grantee’s organization and/or service area; and develop a plan to address those identified needs that builds a strong foundation for future work.

Application Deadline: January 16, 2020

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01/17/2020 - Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research: Ken Griffin Alpha-synuclein Imaging Competition

Projects will deliver a selective alpha-synuclein PET tracer for use in clinical studies. Priority to funding multidisciplinary groups, especially collabs between academic and industry groups that have access to compound libraries. Priority given to teams that show the greatest promise for delivering a selective tracer for human testing at the end of the funding period.

Amount/Duration: $10 million over 2 years ($8.5 million for year 1, $1.5 million for year 2)

Eligibility: Applications may be submitted by researchers or clinicians in:

  • U.S. and non-U.S. biotechnology/pharmaceutical companies, or other publicly or privately held for-profit entities; and
  • U.S. and non-U.S. public and private non-profit entities, such as universities, colleges, hospitals, laboratories, units of state and local governments and eligible agencies of the federal government.
  • Post-doctoral fellows are not eligible to apply as principal investigators.

Application Deadline: January 17, 2020

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Development Office – Corporate and Foundation Relations
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646-605-8715

01/21/2020 - Parkinson’s Foundation: Clinical Research Award

All projects must pertain to Parkinson’s research. Priority given to junior investigators, though all levels are eligible to apply

Amount: Up to $200,000 over 2 years

Eligibility: Applicants who are fellows, in a mentored status, or within two years of starting an independent position must identify an appropriate mentor with research experience to provide oversight of the proposed project.
Applicants must:
• Be licensed to care for patients regardless of nationality or location
• have completed a residency in neurology or related field
• Allied health professionals must hold PhD/equivalent

LOI Deadline: January 21, 2020

Applications Deadline: April 6, 2020

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Development Office – Corporate and Foundation Relations
honour.harlowe@mountsinai.org
646-605-8715

01/22/2020 - American Hearth Association - Transformational Project Award

To support highly innovative, high-impact projects that build on work in progress that could ultimately lead to critical discoveries or major advancements that will accelerate the field of cardiovascular and/or cerebrovascular research.

Application Deadline: January 22, 2020

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01/27/2020 - Improving Criminal Justice Responses to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Grant Program

The Improving Criminal Justice Responses Program encourages state, local, and tribal governments and courts to treat domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking as serious violations of criminal law requiring the coordinated involvement of the entire criminal justice system.

Application Deadline: January 27, 2020

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01/27/2020 - Pfizer: 2020 Rheumatology Competitive Grant Program

Support clinical and basic science research on pathogenesis and treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA), and/or Ankylosing Spondylarthrosis. Specific focus on projects that are most relevant to improving patient care.

Amount/Duration: Up to $150,000. 28% for indirects

Eligibility: Only organizations in the USA are eligible. Applicant must have MD, PhD/equivalent, BSN w/MS/PHD or degree in Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, or Social Work. Early career and experienced investigators are eligible to apply.

LOI Deadline: January 27, 2020

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Development Office – Corporate and Foundation Relations
honour.harlowe@mountsinai.org
646-605-8715

01/28/2020 - amfAR HIV Cure Research Target Grants

The purpose is to generate vital basic and preclinical data relevant to future HIV curative interventions.

Application Deadline: January 28, 2020

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01/31/2020 - Grants to New York Nonprofits for Programs Addressing Urgent Needs in Eligible Regions

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020

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01/31/2020 - U.S. Social Security Administration: Sandell Grant & 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.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020

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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.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2020

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February 2020 Application Deadlines

02/01/2020 - Grants to Indiana and New York Nonprofits in Eligible Cities for Health, Education, Cultural, and Civic Programming

Application Deadline: February 1, 2020

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02/03/2020 - National Center for Responsible Gaming: Research Grants on Sports Wagering Available

The Scientific Advisory Board of the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) is pleased to invite applications for research on the health impact of sports wagering. Applicants may request up to $350,000 in direct costs for a three-year project.

LOI Deadline: February 3, 2020

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02/03/2020 - Foundation for Surgical Fellowships

Application Deadline: February 3, 2020

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02/03/2020 - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: 2020 Capacity Building Opportunity

Application Deadline: February 3, 2020

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02/05/2020 - National Multiple Sclerosis Society: Research Grants

Amount/Duration: Undefined amount Research grants of one to five years
Eligibility: the PI must hold an MD, PhD, or equivalent at the time of submission. PIs need not need be a citizen of the United States.
About: Projects related to the genetics, treatment, cure, symptom management, etc of MS

LOI Deadline: February 5, 2020

Application Deadline: February 15, 2020

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Development Office – Corporate and Foundation Relations
honour.harlowe@mountsinai.org
646-605-8715

02/10/2020 - Hearing Health Foundation: Emerging Research Grants

Areas of interest include general hearing health, auditory processing disorders, hearing loss in children, hyperacusis, Ménière’s disease, ototoxic medications, tinnitus, and Usher syndrome. HHF Emerging Research Grants are intended primarily for promising researchers who are in the early stages of their careers and focusing on hearing loss, hearing restoration, and hearing- and balance-related conditions. Senior investigators are also eligible for grants in specific hearing and balance topics.

Amount/Duration: $50,000 over a year (and renewable for an additional year). Award cannot fund: salary of PI, co-PI or individuals w/a doctoral degree; equipment under $5,000; travel; living expenses; reprints; overhead costs exceeding 10% of project costs; or public information, education programs or training costs (including tuition).

Eligibility: Applicants must:
• Have MD, PhD, AuD/equivalent
• appointment at a nonprofit educational, governmental, or research org in USA be faculty, postdoc fellow, or clinical/research fellow.
• Otolaryngology residents are eligible, but other medical residents and graduate students are not.

Application Deadline: February 10, 2020

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Development Office – Corporate and Foundation Relations
honour.harlowe@mountsinai.org
646-605-8715

02/11/2020 - RNA Regulation and Chronic Pain Treatment Funding Opportunities

The purpose is to encourage research that investigates the role of epigenetic or non-coding RNA regulatory pathways in the development, maintenance, or treatment of chronic pain. Ultimately research in the area will provide foundational knowledge that can be exploited to develop novel and non-addictive pain medications or to develop biomarkers that predict chronic pain progression or treatment response.

Application Deadlines:
Feb 11, 2020
July 17, 2020
Nov 13, 2020
Feb 11, 2021

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02/12/2020 - Grants to Enhance Culturally Specific Services for Victims of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Program

The CSSP supports the maintenance and replication of existing successful community-based programs providing culturally specific services to victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, as well as the development of innovative culturally specific strategies to enhance access to services and resources for victims who face obstacles to using more traditional programs.

Application Deadlines: February 12, 2020

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02/12/2020 - Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations

Grants to support the development and/or expansion of local implementation of a community infrastructure that integrates substance use disorder treatment, housing services and other critical services for people experiencing homelessness.

Application Deadlines: February 12, 2020

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02/18/2020 - Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation: Annual Investigator Initiated Research Grants

Amount/Duration: up to $150,000 over two years. 15% indirects
Eligibility: any qualified member of a sponsoring institution (hospital, university, clinic, etc.) in the United States or Canada.
About: support of research with the potential to improve patient safety and help prevent mortality and morbidity resulting from anesthesia mishaps.

Applications Deadline: February 18, 2020

Applications Deadline: August 2020

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Development Office – Corporate and Foundation Relations
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646-605-8715

02/19/2020 - Rita Allen Foundation: Annual Award in Pain

Research on the mechanisms that initiate and propagate pain in the nervous system. Research projects should be directed toward the molecular biology of pain and/or basic science topics related to the development of new analgesics for the management of pain due to terminal illness.

Amount: $50,000 a year, over 3 years

Eligibility: Applicants must hold:
• Tenure track/equivalent position, but not have received tenure at the time of application
• Be in 3 years of their first appointment
• Committed start-up funds and independent lab space at an institution in USA or Canada.

Applications Deadline: February 19, 2020

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Development Office – Corporate and Foundation Relations
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646-605-8715

02/21/2020 - National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIH/NINDS) HEAL Initiatives

Translational Devices to Treat Pain I Funding Opportunity – Exploratory/Developmental Phased Award Cooperative Agreement

The purpose is to encourage investigators to pursue translational activities and clinical trials to treat pain with innovative, targeted, and non-addictive diagnostic and/or therapeutic devices that improve patient outcomes and decrease or eliminate the need to prescribe opioids.

Application Deadline:
Feb 21, 2020
June 22, 2020
Oct 21, 2020
Feb 21, 2021

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Translational Devices to Treat Pain II Funding Opportunity – Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Cooperative Agreement – Phase II

The purpose is to encourage small business concerns (SBCs) to pursue translational activities and clinical trials to treat pain with innovative, targeted, and non-addictive diagnostic and/or therapeutic devices that improve patient outcomes and decrease or eliminate the need to prescribe opioids.

Application Deadlines:
February 21, 2020
June 22, 2020
October 21, 2020
February 21, 2021

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Clinical Devices to Treat Pain Funding Opportunity – Exploratory/Developmental Cooperative Agreement Phase II

The purpose is to encourage investigators to pursue a small clinical trial to obtain critical information necessary to advance recording and/or stimulating devices to treat pain with innovative, targeted, and non-addictive diagnostic and/or therapeutic devices that improve patient outcomes and decrease or eliminate the need to prescribe opioids.

Application Deadlines:
Feb 21, 2020
June 22, 2020
Oct 21, 2020
Feb 21, 2021

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Translational Development of Devices to Treat Pain Funding Opportunity –  Exploratory/Developmental Cooperative Agreement Phase II

The purpose is to encourage investigators to pursue a small clinical trial to obtain critical information necessary to advance recording and/or stimulating devices to treat pain with innovative, targeted, and non-addictive diagnostic and/or therapeutic devices that improve patient outcomes and decrease or eliminate the need to prescribe opioids.

Application Deadlines:
Feb 21, 2020
June 22, 2020
Oct 21, 2020
Feb 21, 2021

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02/28/2020 - Ray Charles Foundation: Scholars Fund in Neurosurgery

Opportunity for one individual to spend a full year at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and actively participate in neuroscience clinical research, get mentorship opportunities from distinguished neuroscience researchers and get the chance to submit research findings at national meetings.

Amount/Duration: one year Salary dependent on student’s level of education/skills/research experience

Eligibility: Applicants must be:
• at least 18 years of age
• a citizen or permanent resident of the United States
• an undergraduate (sophomore or above), graduate, or medical student
• able to provide their own travel to and from Los Angeles and their own living accommodations during the research program period.

Application Deadline: February 28, 2020

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Development Office – Corporate and Foundation Relations
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646-605-8715

March 2020 Application Deadlines

03/03/2020 - Extracellular Vesicles and Substance Use Disorders Funding Opportunities

The purpose is to encourage research projects that investigate the interplay between extracellular vesicles (EVs) and substance use disorders (SUDs). In particular, NIDA is interested in the potential utility of EVs with respect to understanding neuroplastic mechanisms relevant to SUDs or as biomarkers or therapeutics.

Application Deadlines: March 3, 2020

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03/04/2020 - New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) 2020 Special Projects Fund

NYSHealth Special Projects Fund awards are one-time, nonrenewable funding opportunities consistent with the Foundation’s mission to improve the health of all New Yorkers but outside of its main priority areas. Applicants must submit an online inquiry form to determine whether a proposed project fits the funding criteria.

RFP Deadline: March 4, 2020 (Required)

Application Deadline: May 11, 2020 (By Invitation)

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03/18/2020 - Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI): National Competition for HHMI Investigators

Projects for basic biological research in basic/biomedical sciences, plant/evolutionary/chemical/computational biology, biophysics, biomedical engineering. Under this grant, PIs will be HHMI employees and are subject to all HHMI policies. PI must devote 75% of their time to research.

Amount/Duration: Award subject to budgetary and salary/benefits needs as defined by the PI. Indirect costs not funded, salaries and benefits are included. Purchases of necessary equipment are covered

Eligibility:

  • May not hold the position of dean, provost, VP or President of their org
  • Hold a PhD, MD or equivalent.
  • Have a tenured/tenure-track position as an assistant professor/higher academic rank/equivalent at an eligible US institution.
  • Have more than five but no more than 15 years of post-training, professional experience.
  • Are the PI on one or more active, national peer-reviewed research grants with an initial duration of at least three years as of April 1, 2020.
  • Mentored awards, training grants and adjunct professors and faculty in residence are not eligible. Multi-investigator grants are eligible.

Application Deadline: March 18, 2020

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Development Office – Corporate and Foundation Relations
honour.harlowe@mountsinai.org
646-605-8715

July 2020 Application Deadlines

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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