Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations maintains a Web site listing upcoming grant competitions that are sponsored by foundations and other private sources: http://jhuresearch.jhu.edu/OCFR.htm. They are in addition to the limited-submission RFPs periodically announced by the Research Projects Administration office. The opportunities are listed in order of deadline and links to each funder's application information are provided. Contact Joan Wisner-Carlson (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
Funding is available to support pilot and feasibility projects focused on the common male diseases of BPH/LUTS. Awards up to $50,000 for up to two years are available to fund pilot and feasibility projects. New ideas encouraged!
These projects are part of a new NIDDK-supported George M. O'Brien Urology Research Center grant at the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center.
DEADLINE: August 7, 2010
For more information, visit the website at: http://pilotprojects.onc.jhmi.edu/index.cfm?fuseAction=viewDetails&project=35
Each applicant should expect to receive a confirmation
of receipt of their materials within 48 hours. If you do not receive
such an acknowledgement, please contact Karen Falter directly at: (410)
502-2132 or by e-mail. Selected candidates will be notified as soon
as possible. Completed applications must be received by the Mallinckrodt
Foundation via e-mail no later than Sunday, August 1, 2010.
Internal deadline: Friday, July 23, 2010
The Searle Scholars Program supports high-risk
research of outstanding young faculty in biochemistry, cell biology,
genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and related areas
in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences. Applicants must
have started their first appointment as an assistant professor on a
tenure track on or after July 1, 2009. This award is not intended to
support purely clinical research but has funded research programs that
include both clinical and basic components.
Funding is $300,000 for a three-year period, with
$100,000 paid each year pending acceptance of an annual progress report.
Up to 25 percent of an individual's salary may be charged to the grant,
together with allowable fringe benefits. (The Scholar's salary plus
benefits charged to the grant may not exceed $25,000.) Please see the
Web site listed below for other stipulations.
Johns Hopkins has been invited to submit two (2) applications for the Searle Scholars Program. For further details about the program and its guidelines, please see: http://www.searlescholars.net.
The deadline to submit preliminary applications for internal review is Friday, July 23, 2010. Interested applicants should send via e-mail their internal application to Mike Alexander at email@example.com with the subject line of "Searle Scholars Program 2010." Please submit the following documents in sequence as one PDF:
Applicants can expect to receive an e-mail confirmation of receipt within 48 hours. If you do not receive such an acknowledgement, please contact Mike Alexander at: (410) 516-8734 or by e-mail. Final applications must be received by the Searle Scholars Program via an online process by Friday, September 24, 2010.
Internal deadline: Friday, July 30, 2010
The Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences
supports young investigators of outstanding promise in sciences related
to the advancement of human health. The Pew Charitable Trusts especially
encourages proposals that are creative, innovative and risk-taking.
Applicants must hold a doctorate in medicine or biomedical sciences
and have started an appointment as assistant professor by November 1,
The award of $240,000--$60,000 each year for a
period of four years--may be used for personnel, equipment, supplies,
or travel. However, no more than $10,000 a year may be used for the
Scholar's salary, including fringe benefits. Overhead is limited to
eight percent of the total award. Special Note: Pew Scholars
cannot concurrently be supported by similar private foundation
awards in excess of $50,000 a year for the first two years of the Pew
program. (Funding from the NIH and other government sources and grants
from non-profit associations do not pose a conflict.)
Johns Hopkins University can nominate one (1)
candidate for this award. As of July 1, 2011, the candidate cannot have
been an assistant professor for more than three years. (Time spent
at more than one institution and in clinical internships, residencies,
or work toward board certification does not count.) Previous candidates
who have not been selected may apply for this year's award providing
they meet current criteria. For further information about the program,
please see: http://www.pewtrusts.org/
The deadline to submit preliminary applications for internal review is Friday, July 30, 2010. Interested applicants should send via e-mail their internal application to Mike Alexander at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line of "Pew Scholars Program 2010-2011." Please submit the following documents in sequence as one PDF:
Applicants can expect to receive an e-mail confirmation of receipt within 48 hours. If you do not receive such an acknowledgement, please contact Mike Alexander at: (410) 516-8734 or by e-mail. Selected applications must be submitted by Tuesday, November 2, 2010.
The Department of Defense (DOD) Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) provides support for cancer research not addressed by the breast cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, and ovarian cancer research programs executed and managed by the Office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP). This program is administered by the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) through the Office of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP). A summary of PRCRP funding opportunities is provided below. Detailed descriptions of each of the funding mechanisms, evaluation criteria, and submission requirements can be found in the FY10 PRCRP Program Announcements. Each Program Announcement is available electronically for downloading from the Grants.gov website (http://www.grants.gov), the CDMRP website and the CDMRP eReceipt Website (https://cdmrp.org). Brief descriptions of each of these award mechanisms are available on the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs website.
The FY10 SCIRP appropriation is $11.25M to promote
research into regenerating damaged spinal cords, arthritis research,
and improving rehabilitation therapies that offer real promise for enhancing
long-term care of wounded soldiers. The SCIRP focuses its funding on
innovative projects that have the potential to make a significant impact
on improving the function, wellness, and overall quality of life for
military Service Members as well as their caregivers, families, and
the American public.
The SCIRP has released the following program announcements
planned for Fiscal Year 2010:
Full Program Announcements, Application
Instructions and deadlines are available on the CDMRP website: http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/scirp.shtml.
The Synopsis Table with deadlines is also on the website: http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/pdf/10scirpreftable.pdf.
FY10 SCIRP Award Mechanism Deadlines:
The PRORP Career Development Award mechanism
supports a mentored research experience to prepare military investigators
for productive, independent careers in orthopaedic research. It seeks
to allow individuals in the early stages of their careers to obtain
the experience necessary to pursue career opportunities at the forefront
of orthopaedic research and make significant contributions to combat-relevant
orthopaedic research and/or clinical care. The PRORP encourages Career
Development Award applications for research with significant clinical
Full Program Announcement, Application Instructions
and deadlines are available on the CDMRP website: http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prorp.shtml.