FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
SEPTEMBER 2014

 

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Pancreatic Cancer Research Pilot Project Funding Available
Center funding promising translational research in the study of adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. Applications due September 5.

Microsoft Faculty Research Fellowship for 2015
Fellows identified as innovative and talented new faculty members and are allowed considerable freedom in planning the focus of their academic research. Response requested by September 9.

Allen Distinguished Investigators Program - Life Science Focus 2014
Program seeks to fund select group of investigators to pursue new, pioneering research that collectively 'moves the needle' toward answering broad scientific questions. Response requested by September 12.

2014 Martin D. Abeloff Award For Excellence in Public Health and Cancer Control
Award honors the legacy and achievements of Dr. Abeloff, and recognizes an individual who has made advancements in Cancer Control practices that influence the public health statewide and on a national and/or global scale. Application deadline is September 22.

2014 PCF Global Treatment Sciences (GTSN) Challenge Award For Lethal Prostate Cancer
Approximately 5-10 GTSN Awards will be funded based on innovation, high risk, first-in-field and currently unfunded research projects concerning lethal prostate cancer. Deadline is September 22.

Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Program
Program provides funding for assistant professors to study pathogenesis, with a focus on the interplay between human and microbial biology, shedding light on how human and microbial systems are affected by their encounters. Response requested by September 29.

Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program
Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics is a career development award that supports innovative bioethics research by junior faculty members. Response requested by October 1.

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program for 2015
Program supports research and teaching of young faculty members in the chemical sciences including biochemistry, materials chemistry, and chemical engineering. Response requested by December 17.

 
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AUGUST 2014

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Request for Applications from the Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium (CENC)
Program funds research efforts on mild traumatic brain injury/chronic traumatic encephalopathy in active duty service members and veterans. Pre-application deadline is August 15.

5th Annual Michel Mirowski Discovery Award
Award supports JHSOM faculty-led, high risk, innovative cardiovascular research projects needing preliminary data for further NIH funding. Application deadline is August 29.

Pancreatic Cancer Research Pilot Project Funding Available
Center funding promising translational research in the study of adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. Applications due September 5.

The Sherrilyn and Ken Fisher Center for Environmental Infectious Diseases Discovery Program
Program provides funds to support clinical or translational research related to environmental infectious diseases (ID). Application deadline is September 15.

 
JULY 2014

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Marilyn Hilton Award for Innovation in MS Research
Up to $6 million in funding available to support breakthrough discoveries in the search for biomarkers for Progressive MS. Response requested by July 10.

Google's Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) - Project Ara
The ATAP

Google seeking proposals from researchers interested in developing modules for the Ara platform - a modular smartphone platform. Proposals due July 15.

W.W. Smith Charitable Trust - Heart Research Grant Program for 2014-2015
Program provides funding to faculty members for unique, basic medical research on heart disease. Response requested by July 21.

Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Career Award for Medical Scientists
Fund helps to to bridge advanced postdoc training and the beginning years of faculty service through its support of basic biomedical, disease-oriented, or translational research. Response requested by August 4.

 
JUNE 2014

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) Peer Reviewed Cancer Research (PRCP) Program Idea Award
Award supports innovative, high-risk/ high-reward concepts related to cancers associated with exposures, conditions, or circumstances that are disproportionately represented within the military beneficiary population.

Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences (2014-2015)
Program seeks to fund independent, innovative research by young, promising investigators in sciences relevant to the advancement of human health.

Searle Scholars Program for 2014
Program supports exceptional young faculty studying both clinical and basic components of independent research in biomedical sciences and chemistry. Response requested by June 16.

Limited Submission Program - NSF 14-564 - Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR)
Program seeks to enhance research that secures and improves existing collections, results in accessible digitized specimen-related data, and develops better methods for specimen curation and collection management. Response requested by June 20.

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Award Program
Annual award funds investigators engaged in basic biomedical research with potential to advance understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Internal submission deadline is June 23.

Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award
Award provides support for exceptionally creative, "high-risk/high-reward" ideas with potential to significantly impact the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and/or treatment of cancer. Application deadline is July 1.

 
MAY 2014

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Limited Submission Program - RFA-OD-14-005 - NIH Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hub (REACH) Awards (U01)
Program supports centers that facilitate and accelerate the translation of biomedical innovations into commercial products that improve patient care and enhance health. Response requested by May 15.

Call for Preliminary Summaries - Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award Program for 2014
Program supports transformative early stage, innovative biomedical research with the potential to benefit U.S. children. Response requested by May 28.

2015 HHMI Investigator Competition
Institute launches national competition to appoint 20 to 25 outstanding scientists as HHMI investigators. Go online to apply.

Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences (2014-2015)
Program seeks to fund independent, innovative research by young, promising investigators in sciences relevant to the advancement of human health.

Searle Scholars Program for 2014
Program supports exceptional young faculty studying both clinical and basic components of independent research in biomedical sciences and chemistry. Response requested by June 16.

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Award Program
Annual award funds investigators engaged in basic biomedical research with potential to advance understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Internal submission deadline is June 23.

 
APRIL 2014

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Humanitarian Innovation Fund - Large Grants Funding Opportunities for 2014
Fund supports efforts to identify, nurture and share innovative solutions to the challenges facing operational agencies in the delivery of effective humanitarian aid. Response requested by April 15.

NSF 14-544 - Scalable Nanomanufacturing (SNM)
National Science Foundation announces opportunity for collaborative research and education in the scalable nanomanufacturing. Project summary needed by May 1.

Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award
The Harrington Discovery Institute is pleased to announce its annual Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award, which recognizes physician-scientists throughout the U.S. whose research has the potential to change standard of care.

W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Cancer and AIDS Research Grant Program for 2014
Three grants available in heart, cancer and AIDS research for young investigators. Project summary needed by May 2.

NSF 14-546 - Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM)
Innovative research projects needed to foster ethical STEM research in all NSF supported fields of science and engineering. Project summary needed by May 3.

Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2014
Scientific and clinical communities challenged to address one of the FY14 congressionally directed topic areas with original ideas fostering new directions in basic science and translational research, and more.

2015 HHMI Investigator Competition
Institute launches national competition to appoint 20 to 25 outstanding scientists as HHMI investigators. Go online to apply.

 

MARCH 2014

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

James S. McDonnell Foundation (JSMF) Scholar Awards in Studying Complex Systems
Awards intended to further the science of complex systems via the continued development of the theory and tools used in the study of complex research questions. Application deadline is March 12.

Foundation Fighting Blindness Career Development Award Program
Program for junior investigators pursuing vigorous research programs to find therapies and cures for retinal degenerative diseases. Application deadline is March 14.

Epilepsy Foundation Shark Tank Competition
This competition supports the development and commercialization of an important new product, technology or therapeutic concept to help people with epilepsy Letter of Intent is due March 14.

EMD Serono - Grant for Oncology Innovation
Program seeks innovative research projects that have the potential to advance the implementation of personalized treatment for solid tumors. Deadline is March 15.

New York Stem Cell Foundation Stem Cell Investigator Awards
Awards promote innovative science with potential to transform stem cell research and advance understanding and use of stem cells for human disease treatments. Application deadline is March 17.

McKnight Foundation Memory and Cognitive Disorders Awards
Foundation supports established investigators working to apply the knowledge achieved through basic research to human brain disorders that affect memory or cognition.
Application deadline is March 24.

Lupus Foundation of America Career Development Award
Foundation seek to fundresearch programs having considerable focus on the investigation of basic, clinical, translational, behavioral, or epidemiological lupus research. Application deadline is March 28.

Johns Hopkins Diversity Innovation Grant Program Recipients Announced
Go online to meet this year's 14 DIG program grant recipients and check out their innovative efforts!

American Cancer Society - Research Scholar Grants/ Mentored training and Career Development Grants/ Research Professor Grants
Go online for details on various available grants. Application deadline is April 1 (electronic) and April 2 (paper).

2015 HHMI Investigator Competition
Institute launches national competition to appoint 20 to 25 noutstanding scientists as HHMI investigators. Go online to apply.

 
FEBRUARY 2014

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Applications Now Being Accepted for Clinical and Translational Neurofibromatosis Research
Program seeks early-career clinicians with an interest in furthering neurofibromatosis research. Applications due February 10.

NIH-ORIP Shared Instrumentation Grant Program for 2014 - PAR-14-073
Funds available to NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade available instruments that are priced greater than $100k. Response requested by February 14.

American Asthma Association
AAF seeks to support highly innovative research from all fields relevant to asthma. Application deadline is February 12, 2014.

Bay Area Lyme Foundation 'Emerging Leader Award'
Foundation seeks to fund a researcher who has identified a defined approach to improved diagnostics or therapies for Lyme disease. Applications due February 15.

2014 Open Application: The Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award
Foundation no longer requires institutional nominations for applications. Go online for details and application guidelines. Deadline is February 18.

EMD Serono - Grant for Oncology Innovation
Program seeks innovative research projects that have the potential to advance the implementation of personalized treatment for solid tumors. Deadline is March 15.


American Cancer Society - Research Scholar Grants/ Mentored training and Career Development Grants/ Research Professor Grants
Go online for details on various available grants. Application deadline is April 1 (electronic) and April 2 (paper).

2015 HHMI Investigator Competition
Institute launches national competition to appoint 20 to 25 noutstanding scientists as HHMI investigators. Go online to apply.

 
JANUARY 2014

 

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Funding for Prostate Cancer Research
Funding available to support multidisciplinary research in prostate cancer through the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund. Deadline is January 13, 2014.

New Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Grant Competition: 2014 Clinical Research Mentorship
Grants support the development of a one-on-one relationship between a DDCF clinical scientist and a medical student. Application deadline is January 14, 2014.

GI-Related Research Funding Opportunity
Program encourages investigators to enter GI research field. Pilot/Feasibility Projects encouraged.

Request for Proposals from the Center for Musculoskeletal Research - Pilot and Feasibility Studies
Program supports investigators with ideas relating to pathogenic mechanisms, basic science, and therapeutic approaches related to bone and muscle research. Letter of intent due February 3.

Novo Nordisk Diabetes and Obesity Biologics Science Forum Program
Awards available for both young and established investigators with novel ideas for biologics innovation within diabetes and obesity research. Proposals due February 7.

American Asthma Association
AAF seeks to support highly innovative research from all fields relevant to asthma. Application deadline is February 12, 2014.

Bay Area Lyme Foundation 'Emerging Leader Award'
Foundation seeks to fund a researcher who has identified a defined approach to improved diagnostics or therapies for Lyme disease. Applications due February 15.

2014 Open Application: The Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award
Foundation no longer requires institutional nominations for applications. Go online for details and application guidelines. Deadline is February 18.

EMD Serono - Grant for Oncology Innovation
Program seeks innovative research projects that have the potential to advance the implementation of personalized treatment for solid tumors. Deadline is March 15.


American Cancer Society - Research Scholar Grants/ Mentored training and Career Development Grants/ Research Professor Grants
Go online for details on various available grants. Application deadline is April 1 (electronic) and April 2 (paper).

 
DECEMBER 2013

 

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Gruber Foundation Invites Nominations for 2014 Neuroscience Award
Award honors scientists for major discoveries that have advanced the understanding of the nervous system. Deadline is December 15.

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program for 2014
Program supports the research and teaching of young faculty members in the chemical sciences. Response requested by December 17.

Mary Kay Foundation - Cancer Research Grant Program for 2014
Foundation accepting applications to fund grants for translational research leading to improvements in the diagnosis, prognosis, prevention, or treatment of women-specific cancers. Response requested by December 16.

NSF 13-517 - Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program for 2014
MRI program supports proposals for shared instrumentation that fosters the integration of research and education in research-intensive learning environments. Response needed by December 18.

Funding for Prostate Cancer Research
Funding available to support multidisciplinary research in prostate cancer through the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund. Deadline is January 13, 2014.

New Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Grant Competition: 2014 Clinical Research Mentorship
Grants support the development of a one-on-one relationship between a DDCF clinical scientist and a medical student. Application deadline is January 14, 2014.

American Asthma Association
AAF seeks to support highly innovative research from all fields relevant to asthma. Application deadline is February 12, 2014.

 
NOVEMBER 2013

 

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Michelson Grant and Michelson Prize

Rita Allen Scholars Program for 2014
Program funds young scientists with potential to become leaders in cancer, immunology and neuroscience research. Response requested by November 13.

Institute on Medicine as a Profession and the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Education and Training to Professionalism Grant Program
Joint program aims to enhance the place of professionalism in undergraduate and graduate medical education. Internal application submission deadline is November 18.

Brain Research Foundation - 2014 Seed Grant Program
Start up funds available for new research projects and innovative programs "that have the potential of becoming competitive" for an NIH funding initiative or other external funding sources. Internal response requested by November 22.

Mallinckrodt Scholar Program
Foundation supports basic science research by faculty members at the rank of at least Assistant Professor. Applications for internal review due November 29.

Gruber Foundation Invites Nominations for 2014 Neuroscience Award
Award honors scientists for major discoveries that have advanced the understanding of the nervous system. Deadline is December 15.

 
OCTOBER 2013

 

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

2014 NIH Director's Early Independence Awards
Funding opportunity for young scientists to begin independent research career immediately following graduate studies.

 
SEPTEMBER 2013

 

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Fondation Leducq Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program
Program seeks internationally collaborative research teams working together to advance knowledge and treatment of cardiovascular and neurovascular disease. Application is due September 12.

Microsoft Faculty Research Fellowship for 2014
Program recognizes innovative, promising new faculty members whose exceptional talent for research and innovation identifies them as emerging leaders in their fields. Internal submission deadline is September 13.

Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Program
Program funds higher-risk research projects that significantly advance the biochemical, pharmacological, immunological, and molecular biological understanding of how microbes and the human body interact. Internal submission deadline is September 27.

Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science and Tang Prize in Sustainable Development
New, international award available for innovation in science and technology fields such as engineering, energy, environment, and ecology. Nomination deadline is September 30.

2014 NIH Director's Early Independence Awards
Initiative allows exceptional junior scientists to accelerate their transition to an independent research career by "skipping" the traditional postdoctoral training. Letters of intent due Dec. 31, 2013.

 
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AUGUST 2013

 

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

2014 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science
Three foreign-born biomedical scientists are selected to receive prizes, each including a cash award of $35,000. Submission deadline is August 14.

NSF-12-584 ADVANCE - Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
NSF accepting proposals for program to increase the representation of women in academic science, technology, engineering and mathematics careers. Internal submission deadline is August 21.

The Fisher Center Discovery Program Request for Application
Program supports projects focused on clinical or translational research related to environmental infectious diseases (ID). Application deadline is September 15.

4th Annual Discovery Fund in Honor of Dr. Michel Mirowski
Award supports innovative, high risk cardiovascular research not funded by NIH until sufficient data are gathered. Applications due September 4.

Fondation Leducq Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program
Program seeks internationally collaborative research teams working together to advance knowledge and treatment of cardiovascular and neurovascular disease. Application is due September 12.

Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science and Tang Prize in Sustainable Development
New, international award available for innovation in science and technology fields such as engineering, energy, environment, and ecology. Nomination deadline is September 30.

 
JULY 2013

 

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Cigarette Restitution Fund Research Grant
Funds support faculty recruitment and a wide variety of translational research project proposals in fiscal year 2014. Proposals due July 8.

Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) Request for Proposals for Non-embryonic Stem Cell Research
Center seeks proposals studying the effects of microgravity on non-embryonic mammalian stem cells that may affect future spaceflight experiments. Proposals due July 25.

2014 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science
Three foreign-born biomedical scientists are selected to receive prizes, each including a cash award of $35,000. Submission deadline is August 14.

 
JUNE 2013

 

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) Request for Proposals for Non-embryonic Stem Cell Research
Center seeks proposals studying the effects of microgravity on non-embryonic mammalian stem cells that may affect future spaceflight experiments. Proposals due July 25.

2014 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science
Three foreign-born biomedical scientists are selected to receive prizes, each including a cash award of $35,000. Submission deadline is August 14.

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Award Program
Program supports early-stage investigators engaged in basic biomedical research with the potential to advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Deadline is June 24.

American Diabetes Association - Pathway to Stop Diabetes Program
New initiative provides support to individuals focusing on innovative ideas and transformational approaches that lead to ground-breaking discoveries in the prevention, treatment and cure of all diabetes types. Response needed by June 17.

Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program
Program supports more than five years of full-time, funded research in the NIH intramural program for tenure-track level clinical investigators. Deadline for applications is June 24.

 
MAY 2013

 

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Harrington Discovery Institute Scholar Innovator Grant Competition
Second annual competition supports physician-scientists seeking to accelerate promising drug discoveries into novel treatments for patients.

Hartwell Biomedical Research Award

Brain Research Foundation - Scientific Innovations Award for 2014
Award supports senior researchers with innovative or speculative projects in basic and clinical neuroscience with a high likelihood of generating key findings. Response requested by May 31.

Office of Research Infrastructure High-End Instrumentation Grant (HEI) Program
Program seeks applications to purchase a single major piece of equipment to be used for biomedical research costing at least $750,000. Response requested by May 31.

 
APRIL 2013

 

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

National Marfan Foundation Early Investigator Grant Program - Request for Proposals

National Marfan Foundation/Canadian Marfan Association Faculty Grant Program - Request for Proposals

Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) Research Grants

 
MARCH 2013

 

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

New Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Grant Competition: 2013 Innovations in Clinical Research Award in Sickle Cell Disease
Grant provides funding for cutting-edge clinical research with potential to catalyze innovative breakthroughs in sickle cell disease. Letters of intent due March 14.

National Marfan Foundation Early Investigator Grant Program - Request for Proposals

National Marfan Foundation/Canadian Marfan Association Faculty Grant Program - Request for Proposals

Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) Prof. R. Rahamimoff Travel Grants for Young Scientists

Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) Research Grants

 
FEBRUARY 2013

 

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

2013 Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research
Program seeks young investigators with interested in understanding the health benefits of probiotics and microbiota. Application deadline is February 12.

2013-2014 GI Core Center Pilot Project

National Marfan Foundation Early Investigator Grant Program - Request for Proposals

National Marfan Foundation/Canadian Marfan Association Faculty Grant Program - Request for Proposals

Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) Prof. R. Rahamimoff Travel Grants for Young Scientists

Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) Research Grants

 
JANUARY 2013

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Maryland Innovation Initiative
New fund fosters the transition of promising technologies to the commercial sector in Maryland.

Funding For Prostate Cancer Research
Funding available to support multidisciplinary research in prostate cancer through the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund and the NCI funded Prostate Cancer SPORE grant. Deadline is January 7.

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award for 2013
Award supports young physician-scientists conducting patient-oriented cancer research. Internal submission deadline is January 14, 2013.

Dana Foundation's David Mahoney Neuroimaging Program (Program in Brain and Immuno-Imaging)
Program supports pilot studies aimed at improving human brain and brain-immune functioning in health and disease. Internal submission deadline is January 24.

National Marfan Foundation Victor A. McKusick Fellowship Program
Two-Year Fellowship Awards available for Ph.D.'s and MD's to cultivate promising research in the field of Marfan syndrome and related disorders. Application deadline is February 1.

Request for Proposals from the Center for Musculoskeletal Research - Pilot and Feasibility Studies

2013 Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research
Program seeks young investigators with interested in understanding the health benefits of probiotics and microbiota. Application deadline is February 12.

 
DECEMBER 2012

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

NIH-ORIP Shared Instrumentation Grant Program for 2013 - PAR-13-008
NIH-supported investigators eligible for grant to purchase or upgrade instruments priced greater than $100k. Proposed project summary due December 14.

The Ellison Medical Foundation - New Scholar Award in Aging for 2013
Foundation supports basic biomedical research on aging related to understanding lifetime developmental processes and age-related diseases and disabilities. Internal submission deadline is December 14.

Mallinckrodt Scholar Program
Funding opportunity for early-stage investigators conducting basic or clinical research. Internal submission deadline is December 14.

2013 Agilent Early Career Professor Award
Award focuses on contributions to cancer diagnostics aimed at "multi-analyte tools" for proteomic and/or genomic biomarkers in pathology. Response requested by December 14.

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award Program for 2013
Program supports the research and teaching of young faculty members in the fields of biochemistry, materials chemistry, and chemical engineering. Response reqeusted by December 19.

Mary Kay Foundation - Cancer Research Grant Program for 2013

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Award Program

Bi-annual award offers support to basic or clinical research that has the potential to advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Internal submission deadline is January 4, 2013.

Funding For Prostate Cancer Research
Funding available to support multidisciplinary research in prostate cancer through the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund and the NCI funded Prostate Cancer SPORE grant. Deadline is January 7.

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award for 2013
Award supports young physician-scientists conducting patient-oriented cancer research. Internal submission deadline is January 14, 2013.

American Asthma Foundation Scholar Program
Program supports highly innovative research from all fields relevant to asthma. Application deadline is February 6, 2013

2013 Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research
Program seeks young investigators with interested in understanding the health benefits of probiotics and microbiota. Application deadline is February 12, 2013.

 
NOVEMBER 2012

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Neurofibromatosis Therapeutic Acceleration Program at Johns Hopkins

Institute on Medicine as a Profession and the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Education and Training to Professionalism Grant Program
Joint grant program aims to enhance the place of professionalism in undergraduate and graduate medical education. Internal application submission deadline is November 16.

UNCF/Merck Science Initiative Research Scholarships and Fellowships
Program offers two opportunities to support training of world-class African American biological and chemical scientists and engineers. Application deadlines are December 3.

Kimmel Scholar and Translational Science Awards
Awards in cancer research and translational science available. Details of each online. Deadline is December 5.

Funding For Prostate Cancer Research
Funding available to support multidisciplinary research in prostate cancer through the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund and the NCI funded Prostate Cancer SPORE grant. Deadline is January 7.

 
OCTOBER 2012

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

The Ho-Am Prize for 2013
Awards Koreans and foreigners who have contributed to science, engineering, medicine, the arts, and community service. Internal response due October 15.

Kimmel Scholar and Translational Science Awards
Awards in cancer research and translational science available. Details of each online. Deadline is December 5.

Two Collaborative DoD/VA Consortia Award Program Announcements in the Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program

Funding For Prostate Cancer Research
Funding available to support multidisciplinary research in prostate cancer through the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund and the NCI funded Prostate Cancer SPORE grant. Deadline is January 7.

 
SEPTEMBER 2012

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center Funding
Center seeking to support promising pilot projects in the study of adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. Applications are due September 7.

Third Annual Discovery Fund in Honor of Dr. Michel Mirowski

Award created to catalyze innovative, high risk ideas in cardiovascular research. Application deadline is September 13.

CFAR Faculty Development Awards in HIV Research
Center provides pilot grants to faculty in Public Health, Medicine, and Nursing to enable and support HIV/AIDS research projects. Letters of intent due September 15.

Allen Distinguished Investigators Program - 2012

 
AUGUST 2012

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

W.W. Smith Charitable Trust - Heart Research Grants for 2013
Program provides funding for basic medical research on heart disease that do not compete with government funding. Internal deadline is August 6.

Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center Funding
Center seeking to support promising pilot projects in the study of adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. Applications are due September 7.

Fondation Leducq Grant Programs
Two major grants available to support international research in cardiovascular and neurovascular disease. Both programs have September deadlines.

Opportunity to Submit Proposals for the Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases (TRND) Program
Program performs preclinical and early clinical development of new drugs and new technologies and paradigms to improve the efficiency of therapeutic development for rare and neglected diseases. Application deadline is September 30.

Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Career Award for Medical Scientists for 2012
Award provides financial bridging support for basic biomedical, disease-oriented, or translational research (reproductive science encouraged) of postdocs about to begin faculty service. Response needed by August 20.

 
JULY 2012

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources

JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Searle Scholars Program (2012-2013)
Funding supports independent research of young researchers in the biomedical sciences and chemistry. Internal deadline is July 23.

Pew Scholars Program In the Biomedical Sciences (2012-2013)
Program supports young investigators conducting innovative, independent research showing promise in the advancement of human health. Internal deadline is Monday, July 30.

Fondation Leducq Grant Programs
Two major grants available to support international research in cardiovascular and neurovascular disease. Both programs have September deadlines.

 
JUNE 2012

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources

National Marfan Foundation (NMF) Grant Program for Researchers with Faculty Appointments: Request for Proposals
Grant provides financial support for investigators studying any or all disciplines involved in Marfan syndrome and related disorders. Application deadline is June 11.

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Award Program
Awards support advancement of established research and promising start up projects. Internal submission deadline is June 29, 2012.

Department of Defense Spinal Cord Injury Research Program (SCIRP) Funding Opportunities
Program seeks innovative research fostering new directions for and address neglected issues in the field of SCI-focused research.
 
MAY 2012

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources

National Comprehensive Cancer Network Request for Proposals
Grant supports NCCN investigator initiated clinical studies in the treatment of specific solid tumors.Proposals due May 4.

Brain Research Foundation - Scientific Innovations Award for 2013

William T. Grant Scholars Program for 2012

National Science Foundation Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship

Department of Defense Lung Cancer Research Program Funding Opportunities
Program supports innovative, high-impact lung cancer research. Idea Development Awarad and Translational Research Partnership Awards available. Preapplications due May 30.

National Marfan Foundation (NMF) Grant Program for Researchers with Faculty Appointments: Request for Proposals
Grant provides financial support for investigators studying any or all disciplines involved in Marfan syndrome and related disorders. Application deadline is June 11.

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Award Program
Awards support advancement of established research and promising start up projects. Internal submission deadline is June 29, 2012.

 
APRIL 2012

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources

National Comprehensive Cancer Network Request for Proposals
Grant supports NCCN investigator initiated clinical studies in the treatment of specific solid tumors.Proposals due May 4.

Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program
Program supports innovative, high-impact prostate cancer research with the intent to eliminate death and suffering from prostate cancer. Various deadlines apply.

Department of Defense (DOD) Funding Opportunities in Several Research Programs
Funding opportunities for research in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Bone Marrow Failure, Gulf War Illness, Multiple Sclerosis, and Ovarian Cancer are available. Deadlines vary.

National Marfan Foundation (NMF) Grant Program for Researchers with Faculty Appointments: Request for Proposals
Grant provides financial support for investigators studying any or all disciplines involved in Marfan syndrome and related disorders. Application deadline is June 11.

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Award Program
Awards support advancement of established research and promising start up projects. Internal submission deadline is June 29, 2012.

 
MARCH 2012

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources

Department of Defense Ovarian Cancer Research Program Funding Opportunities
Program supports innovative, high-impact ovarian cancer research. Various awards available with deadlines vary in April.

Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program Funding Opportunities
Programs support innovative, high-impact breast cancer research. Various awards available with deadlines in April and May.

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Award Program
Awards support advancement of established research and promising start up projects. Internal submission deadline is June 29, 2012.

 
FEBRUARY 2012

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources

NEW LIMITED SUBMISSION PROGRAM - The Macy Faculty Scholars Program for 2012

 
JANUARY 2012

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources

Funding for Prostate Cancer Research
Fund supports multidisciplinary career development and developmental research programs in prostate cancer. Deadline is January 9, 2012.

NIH - Planning Grants for Hubs of Interdisciplinary Research and Training in Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) (P20) (RFA-TW-12-001)
Funding supports multi-national efforts to plan research, research training, and curriculum development activities which address and inform priority national and regional environmental and occupational health policy issues. JH internal deadline is January 16.


Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award for 2012
Award supports young physician-scientists conducting patient-oriented cancer research. Internal submission deadline is 8 a.m., January 17.


NIH-NCRR Shared Instrumentation Grant Program for 2012 - PAR-12-017
Program assists in purchasing or upgrading available instruments that are priced greater than $100k for NIH-supported investigators. Proposed project summary due January 21, 2012.

Funding Research on Physical Activity, Eating (dietary), and Sleep-related Behaviors
Center seeks innovative applications for clinical research projects targeting physical activity, eating, or sleep-related behaviors to improve medical outcomes.

Dana Foundation Program in Brain and Immuno-Imaging
Program supports promising, high-risk pilot studies aimed at improving human brain and brain-immune functioning in health and disease. Internal submission deadline is February 6.

Global Probiotics Council Young Investigator Grant

 
DECEMBER 2011

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources

NSF 11-503 - Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program for 2012
NSF invites applications that improve the quality and expand the scope of research and research training in science and engineering through shared instrumentation. Response needed by December 12.

Mary Kay Foundation - Cancer Research Grant Program for 2012
Foundation accepting applications to fund translational research that would lead to improvements in the treatment of breast, uterine, cervical or ovarian cancer.
Internal submission deadline is December 19.

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Award Program
Awards support advancement of established research and promising start up projects. Internal submission deadline is January 2, 2012.

Johns Hopkins Center for Musculoskeletal Research - Pilot and Feasibility Studies
Program provides support for young investigators with innovative ideason pathogenic mechanisms, basic science, and therapeutic approaches related to bone and muscle research. Letter of intent due January 4, 2012.

Funding for Prostate Cancer Research
Fund supports multidisciplinary career development and developmental research programs in prostate cancer. Deadline is January 9, 2012.

Research Opportunity - Developer Tools for Medical Education Public Physiology Research Platform (DTME-PRP)
Multi-step application submission process administered by the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center. Deadline is January 10, 2012.


NIH-NCRR Shared Instrumentation Grant Program for 2012 - PAR-12-017
Program assists in purchasing or upgrading available instruments that are priced greater than $100k for NIH-supported investigators. Proposed project summary due January 21, 2012.

 
NOVEMBER 2011

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources

Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund
RFAs solicit applications for Investigator-Initiated Research Grants, Exploratory Research Grants, and post-doctoral fellows who wish to conduct research in Maryland.

Funding for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia/LUTS Research
Support for pilot and feasibility projects focused on the common male diseases of BPH/LUTS. Deadline is November 15.

NSF 11-590 - Sustainable Energy Pathways (SEP)
NSF is seeking proposals withscalable approaches for sustainable energy conversion to useful forms as well as storage, transmission, distribution, and use in a variety of subject areas. Response needed by November 16.

Forward Surgical, Enroute Care, Shock, and Tissue Stabilization (FSECSTS)
Go online for extramural announcements and application instructions. Pre-application submission deadline is November 22.

Burroughs Wellcome Collaborative Research Travel Grants Program

 
OCTOBER 2011

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources

Department of Defense (DOD) Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program (PH/TBI)

Rangos Medal of Honor for Creative Thinking
Up for a challenge? Medal and cash prize available to the JH trainee who best answers the riddle of why some metastatic cancers are curable while most are not. Applications due November 1.

Funding for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia/LUTS Research
Support for pilot and feasibility projects focused on the common male diseases of BPH/LUTS. Deadline is November 15.

Burroughs Wellcome Collaborative Research Travel Grants Program

Funding for Prostate Cancer Research
Fund supports multidisciplinary career development and developmental research programs in prostate cancer. Deadline is January 9, 2012.

The Ruth D. Vogel Professional Development Award
Four awards available to JHMI students, residents, or postdoctoral fellows for travel or related expenses to attend a scientific workshop, conference, or similar scholarly meeting. Application is due November 1.

 
SEPTEMBER 2011

Funding from Foundations/Private Sources

Military Infectious Diseases Applied and Basic Research Awards
Support available for research advancing the understanding of areas of most pressing need and relevance to today's battlefield experience. Pre-applications due September 13.

Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship Program for 2012
Program supports early career faculty advancing computing research in novel directions with potential for high impact on the state of the art. Internal applications due September 19.

National Science Foundation - Sustainability Research Networks Competition (SRN)
Competition promotes advancing collaborative research that addresses questions and challenges in sustainability science, engineering, and education. Response is needed by September 23.

Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease
Program provides opportunities to bring multidisciplinary approaches to study pathogenesis, with a focus on the intersection of human and microbial biology. Internal submission deadline is September 27.

Rangos Medal of Honor for Creative Thinking
Up for a challenge? Medal and cash prize available to the JH trainee who best answers the riddle of why some metastatic cancers are curable while most are not. Applications due November 1.

Funding for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia/LUTS Research
Support for pilot and feasibility projects focused on the common male diseases of BPH/LUTS. Deadline is November 15.

Biotechnology Development Awards
Awards up to $200,000 for Biotechnology Commercialization or Translational Research, are now available. Go online for details. Application deadline is September 30.

 
 
 
 
 

 
   
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