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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
JUNE 2016

 

Pew-Stewart Scholars Program for Cancer Research
Program establishes initiative for Cancer Research to support promising assistant professors in science that advances a cure for cancer. Internal deadline is June 6.

Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award
This award supports research and drug development as well as non-financial support to help bridge the gap between basic research and clinical introduction. Proposals due June 6.

Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP)
Program receives $50 million from the FY16 Defense Appropriations Act to support innovative, high-impact research in a variety of types of cancer. Proposals due June 8.

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Research Grants
Foundation supports basic biomedical research with potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Internal deadline is June 15.

Funding for Prostate Cancer Research
Program supports multidisciplinary research in prostate cancer with innovation and highest potential for clinical impact. Application deadline is June 20.

International Research Scholars Program
New colloboration by HHMI, the Bill & Melinda Gates Founation, the Wellcome Trust and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation to support early career scientists/physicians worldwide. Application deadline is June 30.

Lupus Research Institute - New Research Grants for Novel Approaches To Lupus
Institute invites applications for financial support for idea-driven, novel research projects relevant to basic, translational or clinical investigation in lupus. Application deadline is July 1.

Lupus Research Institute - Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Awards in Lupus and Autoimmunity
Program offers support for novel research into the fundamental causes of lupus and so provide new directions toward a cure or prevention. Application deadline is July 8.

NIH Director's Early Independence Awards (DP5)
Awards intended to accelerate junior scientists' entries into independent research careers by forgoing the traditional post-doctoral training period.
Internal applications due July 11.

Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2016

 
Archived Articles
 
MAY 2016

 

American Diabetes Association (ADA) Program: Pathway to Stop Diabetes
Innovative initiative designed to radically transform diabetes research through autonomy, and financial and professional resources to set them on the road to breakthrough discoveries. Three awards available. Internal deadline is May 13.

Department of Defense Multiple Sclerosis Research Program (MSRP)

Under Armour Women's Health & Breast Cancer Innovation Grant
Grant offers seed funding for research that leads to a change in the paradigm of women's health as related to breast cancer. Application deadline is June 1.

W. W. Smith Charitable Trust Program: Heart Disease, Cancer, and AIDS Research
Program funds basic medical research in the areas of Heart Disease, Cancer, AIDS and Juvenile Diabetes. Internal deadline is June 1.

Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award
This award supports research and drug development as well as non-financial support to help bridge the gap between basic research and clinical introduction. Proposals due June 1.

Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP)
Program receives $50 million from the FY16 Defense Appropriations Act to support innovative, high-impact research in a variety of types of cancer. Proposals due June 8.

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Research Grants
Foundation supports basic biomedical research with potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Internal deadline is June 15.

Lupus Research Institute - New Research Grants for Novel Approaches To Lupus
Institute invites applications for financial support for idea-driven, novel research projects relevant to basic, translational or clinical investigation in lupus. Application deadline is July 1.

Lupus Research Institute - Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Awards in Lupus and Autoimmunity
Program offers support for novel research into the fundamental causes of lupus and so provide new directions toward a cure or prevention. Application deadline is July 8.

 
APRIL 2016

 

2016 Momentum Research Award: Defeating Lung Cancer in Women
Joint Collaboration between the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation and the American Lung Association invites applicants within five years of faculty appointment.

Department of Defense Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP) Program Announcements
Several grant opportunities available for ovarian cancer research including clinical development, investigator-initiated,early career and pilot studies. Preapplication deadlines are April 28.

JHU Center for AIDS Research (JHU CFAR) - NIH Supplement Awards
Center seeks applications from currently funded CFARs that are eligible for administrative supplements in a variety areas. Letter of intent deadline is April 11.

2016 Free to Breathe Metastasis Research Grant Program
Competition on research that prevents or stops lung cancer metastasis and increase survival. Letter of Intent deadline is April 22.

2016 Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) Challenge Awards For Metastatic, Lethal Prostate Cancer
Awards welcome innovative, high risk, currently unfunded projects. Application deadline is April 29.

Call for Sanofi Innovation Award Pre-proposals

American Diabetes Association (ADA) Program: Pathway to Stop Diabetes
Innovative initiative designed to radically transform diabetes research through autonomy, and financial and professional resources to set them on the road to breakthrough discoveries. Three awards available. Internal deadline is May 13.

Under Armour Women's Health & Breast Cancer Innovation Grant
Grant offers seed funding for research that leads to a change in the paradigm of women's health as related to breast cancer. Application deadline is June 1.

Lupus Research Institute - New Research Grants for Novel Approaches To Lupus
Institute invites applications for financial support for idea-driven, novel research projects relevant to basic, translational or clinical investigation in lupus. Application deadline is July 1.

Lupus Research Institute - Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Awards in Lupus and Autoimmunity
Program offers support for novel research into the fundamental causes of lupus and so provide new directions toward a cure or prevention. Application deadline is July 8.

 
MARCH 2016

 

Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) Young Investigator Awards
Award provides funding to expedite solutions to end prostate cancer suffering and death. Application deadline is March 11.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - Grand Challenges China
Initiative calls for innovative concepts for safe, effective, affordable and widely utilized interventions, such as vaccines and therapeutics to help the world's poorest. Application deadline is March 14.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10)
Program encourages applications to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems that cost at least $50,000. Internal deadline is March 16.

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Program: Moore Inventor Fellows
Selected fellows include those who create new tools and technologies with a high potential to accelerate progress in the foundation's areas of interest: scientific research, environmental conservation and patient care. Internal deadline is March 16.

James S. McDonnell Foundation 2016 Scholar Award in Studying Complex Systems
Awards provide largely unrestricted funding to pursue and develop new directions to their research programs. Application deadline is March 18.

Institute for Clinical and Translational Research: Johns Hopkins Women's Health Research Group and The Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine Seed Grants for Research on Sex/Gender Differences in Medicine and Public Health

Johns Hopkins Science of Learning Institute Research Proposals
Grant program aims to generate innovative scientific discoveries about lifelong learning through interdisciplinary collaborations that span within and across the basic and applied sciences at JHU. Application deadline is March 21.

Progeria Research Foundation Seeks Proposals for Research on Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS, or Progeria)
Foundation dedicated to discovering treatments and cure for Progeria - a fatal, "premature aging" disease in children - and seeks to fund basic science research that has implications for heart attacks, strokes and other aging-related conditions. Deadline is March 22.

2016 Agilent Early Career Professor Award
Program seeks nominations for 2016 Award on Big Data technologies aimed at making breakthroughs in life science research and ima
ging for clinical diagnostics. Deadline is March 31.

2016 Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) Challenge Awards For Metastatic, Lethal Prostate Cancer
Awards welcome innovative, high risk, currently unfunded projects. Application deadline is April 29.

American Diabetes Association (ADA) Program: Pathway to Stop Diabetes
Innovative initiative designed to radically transform diabetes research through autonomy, and financial and professional resources to set them on the road to breakthrough discoveries. Three awards available. Internal deadline is May 13.

 
FEBURUARY 2016

 

Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (P42)
Program grants support centers with multiple, integrated projects representing biomedical and environmental science and engineering disciplines.
Internal deadline is February 9.

Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO)
Council offers three annual grants of $50,000 each is to support new research on probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in the U.S. Deadline is February 12,

Cancer Research UK Grand Challenges Initiative
Initiative aims to revolutionize how cancer is diagnosed, treated, and prevented by funding reserach based on seven challenges that address important questions in cancer research. Application deadline is February 12.

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation Program: Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering
Program supports highly creative, future leaders who take risks, explore new frontiers, and follow uncharted paths that may lead to groundbreaking discoveries. Internal deadlne is February 25.

Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) Young Investigator Awards
Award provides funding to expedite solutions to end prostate cancer suffering and death. Application deadline is March 11.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10)
Program encourages applications to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems that cost at least $50,000. Internal deadline is March 16.

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Program: Moore Inventor Fellows
Selected fellows include those who create new tools and technologies with a high potential to accelerate progress in the foundation's areas of interest: scientific research, environmental conservation and patient care. Internal deadline is March 16.

Johns Hopkins Science of Learning Institute Research Proposals
Grant program aims to generate innovative scientific discoveries about lifelong learning through interdisciplinary collaborations that span within and across the basic and applied sciences at JHU. Application deadline is March 21.

Progeria Research Foundation Seeks Proposals for Research on Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS, or Progeria)
Foundation dedicated to discovering treatments and cure for Progeria - a fatal, "premature aging" disease in children - and seeks to fund basic science research that has implications for heart attacks, strokes and other aging-related conditions. Deadline is March 22.

2016 Agilent Early Career Professor Award
Program seeks nominations for 2016 Award on Big Data technologies aimed at making breakthroughs in life science research and imaging for clinical diagnostics. Deadline is March 31.

 
JANUARY 2016

 

The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards
Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Internal deadline is January 8.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Program: Scalable Nanomanufacturing (SNM)
Program seeks proposals targeting nanomanufacturing processes addressing key aspects of the nanomanufacturing value chain of nano-scale building-blocks to complex nanostructures to functional devices to integrated systems. Internal deadline is January 18.

Bay Area Lyme Foundation 'Emerging Leader Award'
Foundation announces opportunity for emerging researcher who has identified a defined approach to improved diagnostics or therapies for Lyme disease. Application deadline is January 31.

Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (P42)
Program grants support centers with multiple, integrated projects representing biomedical and environmental science and engineering disciplines.
Internal deadline is February 9.

Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO)
Council offers three annual grants of $50,000 each is to support new research on probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in the U.S. Deadline is February 12, 2016.

Cancer Research UK Grand Challenges Initiative
Initiative aims to revolutionize how cancer is diagnosed, treated, and prevented by funding reserach based on seven challenges that address important questions in cancer research. Application deadline is February 12.

Johns Hopkins Science of Learning Institute Research Proposals
Grant program aims to generate innovative scientific discoveries about lifelong learning through interdisciplinary collaborations that span within and across the basic and applied sciences at JHU. Application deadline is March 21.

Progeria Research Foundation Seeks Proposals for Research on Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS, or Progeria)
Foundation dedicated to discovering treatments and cure for Progeria - a fatal, "premature aging" disease in children - and seeks to fund basic science research that has implications for heart attacks, strokes and other aging-related conditions. Deadline is March 22.

 
DECEMBER 2015

 

NIH Early Independence Awards
Awards provide opportunity for exceptional junior scientists to forgo traditional post-doctoral training period and begin independent research. Internal deadline is December 14.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network Request for Proposals
Grant supports studies for the performance of preclinical, clinical, and correlative studies of afatinib containing combinations in the treatment of lung and head and neck cancers. RFP deadline is January 4.

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Clinical Investigator Awards
Award seeks the best young physician-scientists doing work aimed at improving the practice of cancer medicine. Internal deadline is January 5.

The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards
Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Internal deadline is January 8.

Bay Area Lyme Foundation 'Emerging Leader Award'
Foundation announces opportunity for emerging researcher who has identified a defined approach to improved diagnostics or therapies for Lyme disease. Application deadline is January 31.

Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO)
Council offers three annual grants of $50,000 each is to support new research on probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in the U.S. Deadline is February 12, 2016.

Cancer Research UK Grand Challenges Initiative
Initiative aims to revolutionize how cancer is diagnosed, treated, and prevented by funding reserach based on seven challenges that address important questions in cancer research. Application deadline is February 12.

Johns Hopkins Science of Learning Institute Research Proposals
Grant program aims to generate innovative scientific discoveries about lifelong learning through interdisciplinary collaborations that span within and across the basic and applied sciences at JHU. Application deadline is March 21.

Progeria Research Foundation Seeks Proposals for Research on Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS, or Progeria)
Foundation dedicated to discovering treatments and cure for Progeria - a fatal, "premature aging" disease in children - and seeks to fund basic science research that has implications for heart attacks, strokes and other aging-related conditions. Deadline is March 22.

 
NOVEMBER 2015

Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund 2015 Requests for Applications (RFA)
Funding for several projects available. Those leading to advances in regenerative medicine receive highest priority. Letter of intent is due November 19.

Mallinckrodt Scholar Program
Foundation supports early stage investigators engaged in basic biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Deadline is November 30.

New Funding Opportunity! Research Accelerator and Mentorship Program (RAMP) Grant
JHCRN announces new opportunity to fund proposals clinical and community-based research, practice-based research, and health services research. Letters of intent are due by December 1.

Damon Runyon Physician-Scientist Training Award
Award created in an effort to combat the growing shortage of physician-scientists in cancer research and provide financial assistance for both research and educational debt. Application deadline is December 1.

Under Armour Women's Health & Breast Cancer Innovation Grant
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center teams with Under Armour to provide seed funding for research that explores ways to help empower patients in their care, engagement and overall well-being. Deadline is December 1.

Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute Scholar Award
The Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute announces scholar awards to support students, postdoctoral fellows, or residents to undergo pain research training. Application deadline is December 1.

American Asthma Foundation (AAF) Scholars Program
Foundation accepting reseaerch applications that improve treatments for, prevent, and find a cure for asthma. Application is due December 1.

Kimmel Scholar Award
Fifteen, two-year awards available for promising young researchers in the fields of basic and translational cancer research. Deadline is December 2.


Cancer Research UK Grand Challenges Initiative
Initiative aims to revolutionize how cancer is diagnosed, treated, and prevented by funding reserach based on seven challenges that address important questions in cancer research. Application deadline is February 12.

Progeria Research Foundation Seeks Proposals for Research on Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS, or Progeria)
Foundation dedicated to discovering treatments and cure for Progeria - a fatal, "premature aging" disease in children - and seeks to fund basic science research that has implications for heart attacks, strokes and other aging-related conditions. Deadline is March 22.

 
OCTOBER 2015

ALS Therapy Alliance
Grants available for basic, clinical, and translational research and clinical trials aimed at developing a better understanding of, or treatments for, ALS. Application deadline is October 15.

Matthew Larson Foundation Grants in Pediatric Brain Tumor Research
Multiple grants available for research in Pediatric Brain Tumor Research (in clinical or translational research) at $75,000/year. Pre-application is due October 16.

Hopkins inHealth Request for Pilot Proposals Announcement
Hopkins inHealth seeks proposals for pilot projects that will promote individualized health care in a variety of domains. Application deadline is October 23.

Barth Syndrome Foundation 2015 Request for Research Grant Proposals
Funding available for basic science and clinical research on the natural history, biochemical basis, and treatment of the genetic condition Barth syndrome. Application deadline is October 31.

Jefferson Science Fellowship
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine seek applicants for its program engagng the academic science, technology, engineering and medical communities in the design and implementation of U.S. foreign policy. Application deadline is November 2.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Grant Programs

Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund 2015 Requests for Applications (RFA)
Funding for several projects available. Those leading to advances in regenerative medicine receive highest priority. Letter of intent is due November 19.

New Funding Opportunity! Research Accelerator and Mentorship Program (RAMP) Grant
JHCRN announces new opportunity to fund proposals clinical and community-based research, practice-based research, and health services research. Letters of intent are due by December 1.

Damon Runyon Physician-Scientist Training Award
Award created in an effort to combat the growing shortage of physician-scientists in cancer research and provide financial assistance for both research and educational debt. Application deadline is December 1.

American Asthma Foundation (AAF) Scholars Program
Foundation accepting reseaerch applications that improve treatments for, prevent, and find a cure for asthma. Application is due December 1.

 

SEPTEMBER 2015

6th Annual Mirowski Discovery Award for Cardiovascular Research
Award funds proposals for innovative cardiovascular research projects led by faculty of JHUSOM. Application deadline is September 8.

Sanofi Innovations Award Program
JHUSOM joins seven other major peer institutions in an agreement with Sanofi for their award program seeking innovative, translational research ideas.

The Sherrilyn and Ken Fisher Center for Environmental Infectious Diseases Discovery Program 2016
Program supports projects focused on clinical or translational research related to environmental infectious diseases. Application deadline is September 15.

Department of Defense Reconstructive Transplantation Research (RTR)
Multiple opportunities available for research funding to support innovative, high-impact research in the field of reconstructive transplantation. Submission deadlines begin August 28.

ALS Therapy Alliance
Grants available for basic, clinical, and translational research and clinical trials aimed at developing a better understanding of, or treatments for, ALS. Application deadline is October 15.

Hopkins inHealth Request for Pilot Proposals Announcement
Hopkins inHealth seeks proposals for pilot projects that will promote individualized health care in a variety of domains. Application deadline is October 23.

Barth Syndrome Foundation 2015 Request for Research Grant Proposals
Funding available for basic science and clinical research on the natural history, biochemical basis, and treatment of the genetic condition Barth syndrome. Application deadline is October 31.

Jefferson Science Fellowship
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine seek applicants for its program engagng the academic science, technology, engineering and medical communities in the design and implementation of U.S. foreign policy. Application deadline is November 2.

 
AUGUST 2015

Prevent Cancer Foundation: Funding Opportunities for Cancer Prevention & Early Detection Research
Foundation seeks applications for research in the areas of cancer prevention and early detection. Submission deadline is August 12.


Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Accepting Applications for Early Career Fellowship Awards
Awards designed to provide young scientists with resources to hone their cancer research skills and explore their own ideas under the supervision of a seasoned mentor. Deadline is August 17.

6th Annual Mirowski Discovery Award for Cardiovascular Research
Award funds proposals for innovative cardiovascular research projects led by faculty of JHUSOM. Application deadline is September 8.

Fondation Leducq Grant Programs
Funding available to support international research in cardiovascular and neurovascular disease. Applications due September 6.

Sanofi Innovations Award Program
JHUSOM joins seven other major peer institutions in an agreement with Sanofi for their award program seeking innovative, translational research ideas.

The Sherrilyn and Ken Fisher Center for Environmental Infectious Diseases Discovery Program 2016
Program supports projects focused on clinical or translational research related to environmental infectious diseases. Application deadline is September 15.

Department of Defense Reconstructive Transplantation Research (RTR)
Multiple opportunities available for research funding to support innovative, high-impact research in the field of reconstructive transplantation. Submission deadlines begin August 28.

ALS Therapy Alliance
Grants available for basic, clinical, and translational research and clinical trials aimed at developing a better understanding of, or treatments for, ALS. Application deadline is October 15.

Jefferson Science Fellowship
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine seek applicants for its program engagng the academic science, technology, engineering and medical communities in the design and implementation of U.S. foreign policy. Application deadline is November 2.

 
JULY 2015

Giovanni Armenise - Harvard Foundation Career Development Award
Foundation announces a new Career Development Award to a promising young scientist, currently not in Italy,wishing to establish a basic biological science laboratory in an Italian institute or university. Application deadline is July 15.

Free to Breathe Accelerate Clinical Trials Grant
Grant funds pilot projects that investigate strategies to increase accrual of lung cancer patients to therapeutic clinical trials within a defined healthcare community.Application deadline is July 17.

2016 Searle Scholars Program
Program supports independent research of young faculty pursuing independent research careers in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, or related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences. Submission deadline is July 17.

Otolaryngology Head & Neck Cancer SPORE - Career Development Projects
Cancer Research Division solicits applications to support new pilot projects in Head and Neck cancer related research.
Application deadline is July 20.

HHMI Gates Simons Faculty Scholars Program
Three prominent foundations partner to provide research support to outstanding early-career scientists in the U.S. who have potential to make great contributions to their field. Application deadline is July 28.


Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Accepting Applications for Early Career Fellowship Awards
Awards designed to provide young scientists with resources to hone their cancer research skills and explore their own ideas under the supervision of a seasoned mentor. Deadline is August 17.

Fondation Leducq Grant Programs
Funding available to support international research in cardiovascular and neurovascular disease. Applications due September 6.

ALS Therapy Alliance
Grants available for basic, clinical, and translational research and clinical trials aimed at developing a better understanding of, or treatments for, ALS. Application deadline is October 15.

 
JUNE 2015
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation 2015 Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists
Fund supports early-career physician scientists working on clinical research projects and facing challenges of balancing research with clinical care. Letter of Intent deadline is June 15.

2016 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science
Foundation seeks to raise awareness of immigrant contributions to American society and announces prize to support young, foreign-born researchers age 38 and under. Application deadline is June 15.

2016 Searle Scholars Program
Program supports independent research of young faculty pursuing independent research careers in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, or related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences. Submission deadline is June 17.

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Award Program
Program funds investigators engaged in early-stage, basic biomedical research that has the potential to advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Internal submission deadline is June 22.

Cervical Cancer SPORE - Career Development Project Grant
Funding priority given to translational research projects and projects related to the cervical cancer and the human papillomavirus. Application deadline is June 30.

Lung Cancer Research Foundation
Foundation provides funding to support research that can make major contributions toward better treatments, screening, and prevention of lung cancer. Application deadline is July 1.

Giovanni Armenise - Harvard Foundation Career Development Award
Foundation announces a new Career Development Award to a promising young scientist, currently not in Italy,wishing to establish a basic biological science laboratory in an Italian institute or university. Application deadline is July 15.

Free to Breathe Accelerate Clinical Trials Grant
Grant funds pilot projects that investigate strategies to increase accrual of lung cancer patients to therapeutic clinical trials within a defined healthcare community.Application deadline is July 17.

HHMI Gates Simons Faculty Scholars Program
Three prominent foundations partner to provide research support to outstanding early-career scientists in the U.S. who have potential to make great contributions to their field. Application deadline is July 28.


Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Accepting Applications for Early Career Fellowship Awards
Awards designed to provide young scientists with resources to hone their cancer research skills and explore their own ideas under the supervision of a seasoned mentor. Deadline is August 17.

ALS Therapy Alliance
Grants available for basic, clinical, and translational research and clinical trials aimed at developing a better understanding of, or treatments for, ALS. Application deadline is October 15.

 
MAY 2015

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

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations Initiative
Foundation seeks innovative and unconventional proposals on global health and development solutions. Applicants can be at any experience level and in any discipline. Proposals due May 13.

Health Personnel Shortage Incentive Grant (HPSIG) FY 2015 RFA
Grant awarded to postsecondary institutions to enhance or expand approved programs in health occupations with personnel shortages in Maryland. Application deadline is May 18.


Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Patient and Family Engagement Early-Career Investigator Awards
Awards support a young investigator with a defined project or set of projects designed to advance the field of patient and family engagement. Letter of intent deadline is May 15.

Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award Program for 2015
Foundation provides financial support to individuals to stimulate discovery in early-stage biomedical research that has the potential to benefit children of the U.S. Submission deadline is May 26.

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) 2015 Reach Awards
Awards created to support selected "late translational" studies needed to ultimately initiate a clinical trial. Application deadline is May 30.

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Award Program
Program funds investigators engaged in early-stage, basic biomedical research that has the potential to advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Internal submission deadline is June 22.

Lung Cancer Research Foundation
Foundation provides funding to support research that can make major contributions toward better treatments, screening, and prevention of lung cancer. Application deadline is July 1.

Giovanni Armenise - Harvard Foundation Career Development Award
Foundation announces a new Career Development Award to a promising young scientist, currently not in Italy,wishing to establish a basic biological science laboratory in an Italian institute or university. Application deadline is July 15.

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Accepting Applications for Early Career Fellowship Awards
Awards designed to provide young scientists with resources to hone their cancer research skills and explore their own ideas under the supervision of a seasoned mentor. Deadline is August 17.

ALS Therapy Alliance
Grants available for basic, clinical, and translational research and clinical trials aimed at developing a better understanding of, or treatments for, ALS. Application deadline is October 15.

 
APRIL 2015

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

March of Dimes Research Grants
Organization seeks to fund research studies concerning a variety of factors that affect outcomes of pregnancy, the perinatal period, and subsequent child development. Letter of Intent due April 30.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Career Transition Fellowship
Fellowship targets current postdoctoral trainees who demonstrate both commitment and exceptional potential to conduct MS-related research. Preapplication deadline is April 15.


Forbeck Foundation Scholar Award
Opportunity to nominate outstanding junior clinical or post-doctoral fellow scholars to attend annual Foundation Forum and interact with international experts in a particular field of cancer research. Deadline is April 17.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations Initiative
Foundation seeks innovative and unconventional proposals on global health and development solutions. Applicants can be at any experience level and in any discipline. Proposals due May 13.

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) 2015 Reach Awards
Awards created to support selected "late translational" studies needed to ultimately initiate a clinical trial. Application deadline is May 30.

Lung Cancer Research Foundation
Foundation provides funding to support research that can make major contributions toward better treatments, screening, and prevention of lung cancer. Application deadline is July 1.

Giovanni Armenise - Harvard Foundation Career Development Award
Foundation announces a new Career Development Award to a promising young scientist, currently not in Italy,wishing to establish a basic biological science laboratory in an Italian institute or university. Application deadline is July 15.

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Accepting Applications for Early Career Fellowship Awards
Awards designed to provide young scientists with resources to hone their cancer research skills and explore their own ideas under the supervision of a seasoned mentor. Deadline is August 17.

ALS Therapy Alliance
Grants available for basic, clinical, and translational research and clinical trials aimed at developing a better understanding of, or treatments for, ALS. Application deadline is October 15.

 
MARCH 2015

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 High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program for 2015
Program requests applications from groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase a single major item of equipment to be used for biomedical research. JHU Limited Submission Program deadline is March 18.

Lupus Research Institute - Lupus Insight Prize Requests for Nominations for 2015
Institute seeks to recognize an outstanding investigator who has developed a novel research insight in scientific domains relevant to lupus, as well as provide funds to support further research achievement. Deadline is March 19.


Forbeck Foundation Scholar Award
Opportunity to nominate outstanding junior clinical or post-doctoral fellow scholars to attend annual Foundation Forum and interact with international experts in a particular field of cancer research. Deadline is April 17.

 
FEBRUARY 2015

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

Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research Opportunity
Three grants available to support young investigators researching probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in the United States. Application deadline is February 10.

Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering Program for 2015
Funds support gifted young professors to develop and expand their research in astronomy, biology, chemistry, math, physics, computer, earth and ocean science as well as all areas of engineering. Submission deadline is February 11.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Translational Research Program (TRP)
Program seeks new research proposals designed to improve diagnosis and management of leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and other hematopoietic malignancies. Letter of intent due February 15.

HERA Women's Cancer Foundation
Ovarian Cancer Outside-the-Box (OSB) Seed Grant for 2014

Grant seeks to fund innovative research focused on improving prevention and prognosis of ovarian cancer. Submission deadline is February 22.


Simons Foundation 2015 Novel Outcome Measures for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Clinical Trials
Foundation seeking applications focused on developing and validating objective outcome measures for use in clinical trials targeting core symptoms of autism spectrum disorder. Application deadline is February 23.

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network - Young Investigator Awards
Awards support outstanding research and clinical cancer research investigators committed to improving the understanding and treatment of bladder cancer. Deadline is March 4.

Lupus Research Institute - Lupus Insight Prize Requests for Nominations for 2015
Institute seeks to recognize an outstanding investigator who has developed a novel research insight in scientific domains relevant to lupus, as well as provide funds to support further research achievement. Deadline is March 19.


Forbeck Foundation Scholar Award
Opportunity to nominate outstanding junior clinical or post-doctoral fellow scholars to attend annual Foundation Forum and interact with international experts in a particular field of cancer research. Deadline is April 17.

 
JANUARY 2015

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
Walsh Fund and SPORE Program partner to support multidisciplinary research in prostate cancer.Deadline is Jauary 12.

Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Postdoctoral Cancer Research Fellowship
Two-year fellowship grant available for research on new discoveries in cancer. Internal submission deadline is January 12.

American Asthma Foundation (AAF) Scholars Program
AAF is accepting applications for 2015 AAF Scholar Awards. Go online to view award policies and application details. Application is due February 4.

Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research Opportunity
Three grants available to support young investigators researching probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in the United States. Application deadline is February 10.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Translational Research Program (TRP)
Program seeks new research proposals designed to improve diagnosis and management of leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and other hematopoietic malignancies. Letter of intent due February 15.

 
DECEMBER 2014

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

NIH - Outstanding New Environmental Scientists (ONES) Award
Award assists young, outstanding scientists launch an innovative research program with a defined impact in the environmental health sciences. Submission deadline is December 10.

Macy Faculty Scholars Program for 2015
Program designed to develop careers of faculty members who will be future leaders in medicine and nursing. Submission deadline is December 10.

MedU Research Grant Program
Grant supports research in learning analytics, instructional design, and effectiveness studies that benefit the medical and broader higher education as well as educational technology communities. Letter of Intent due December 12.

Fellowship Grant for Alternatives to Animal Research in Women's Health and Sex Differences
New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS) accepting applications from a woman interested in and committed to developing, validating, or using non-animal alternatives in the investigation of women's health or sex differences. Applications due December 15.


Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) Funding Opportunities
Seed funding through Innovation, Young Investigator and Epidemiology Grants available for research ideas with potential for high impact on pediatric cancer patients. Letter of Intent deadlines are December 15.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) 2015 Young Investigator Awards (YIA) Program
Program seeks up to two JHM nominees to submit research applications pertaining to NCCN Guidelines or addressing new prevention, detection or treatment approaches for cancer and its translation into clinical care. Internal deadline is December 15, 2014.

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.

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award for 2015
Award supports young physician-scientists conducting patient-oriented cancer research. Internal submission deadline is January 5.

Funding for Prostate Cancer Research
Walsh Fund and SPORE Program partner to support multidisciplinary research in prostate cancer.Deadline is Jauary 12.

American Asthma Foundation (AAF) Scholars Program
AAF is accepting applications for 2015 AAF Scholar Awards. Go online to view award policies and application details. Application is due February 4.

Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research Opportunity
Three grants available to support young investigators researching probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in the United States. Application deadline is February 10.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Translational Research Program (TRP)
Program seeks new research proposals designed to improve diagnosis and management of leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and other hematopoietic malignancies. Letter of intent due February 15.

 
NOVEMBER 2014

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

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations
Foundation seeks applications focused on innovative global health and development solutions on a variety of pre-selected topics Proposals accepted now through November 12. Go online for details.

Maryland Stem Cell Research Foundation (MSCRF) Funding Opportunities
MSCRF announces several funding opportunities. Go online for details. Letter of Intent submission deadline for all is November 13.

Allen Distinguished Investigators (ADI) Program - Alzheimer's Disease 2015
ADI seeks interdisciplinary teams with revolutionary Alzheimer's Disease research ideas to push the field in new directions or to invent new fields. Submission deadline is November 17.

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Mallinckrodt Scholar Program
Program funds early-stage investigators conducting basic research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Preliminary applications due December 1.

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) Funding Opportunities
Seed funding through Innovation, Young Investigator and Epidemiology Grants available for research ideas with potential for high impact on pediatric cancer patients. Letter of Intent deadlines are December 15.

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award for 2015
Award supports young physician-scientists conducting patient-oriented cancer research. Internal submission deadline is January 5.

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.

American Asthma Foundation (AAF) Scholars Program
AAF is accepting applications for 2015 AAF Scholar Awards. Go online to view award policies and application details. Application is due February 4.

Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research Opportunity
Three grants available to support young investigators researching probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in the United States. Application deadline is February 10.

 
OCTOBER 2014

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

American Heart Association - Strategically Focused Prevention Research Network Program - Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease
AHA seeks to fund research addressing key strategic "disparities" in cardiovascular disease for a period of four years. Internal submission deadline is October 9.

Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists
Award recognizes young scientists' efforts with funding for research addressing society's current and future challenges, specifically in the Physical Sciences and Engineering; Chemistry; and Life Sciences. Internal submission deadline is October 14.

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation 2015 Clinical Scientist Development Award Competition
Foundation seeks pre-proposals from junior physician-scientist faculty conducting clinical research in any disease area. Pre-proposal deadline is October 31.

Free to Breathe Research Grant Competition
Award supports high-impact, innovative research focused on stopping or preventing lung cancer metastasis. Proposals from interdisciplinary, collaborative teams and partners encouraged. Letter of intent deadline is November 7.

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) Funding Opportunities
Seed funding through Innovation, Young Investigator and Epidemiology Grants available for research ideas with potential for high impact on pediatric cancer patients. Letter of Intent deadlines begin November 3.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations
Foundation seeks applications focused on innovative global health and development solutions on a variety of pre-selected topics Proposals accepted now through November 12. Go online for details.

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award for 2015
Award supports young physician-scientists conducting patient-oriented cancer research. Internal submission deadline is January 5.

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.

 
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.

 
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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 
   
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