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.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
is pleased to announce that it has received a research grant from Boehringer
Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to support NCCN investigator initiated
clinical studies in the treatment of specific solid tumors. A Request
for Proposals (RFP) that clearly outlines the scope and process that
will be followed for the submission of proposals can be accessed online
by signing in as a member at http://www.nccn.org/clinical_trials/investigators/default.asp.
The Fiscal Year 2012 (FY12) Defense Appropriations Act provides $80 million (M) to the Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP) to support innovative, high-impact prostate cancer research. The mission of the PCRP is to eliminate death and suffering from prostate cancer. This program is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC) through the Office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).
Eleven award mechanisms have been released. FY12 PCRP program announcements and general application instructions are available on Grants.gov. Preapplication due dates vary from April 24 - July 26, please confirm the appropriate date for the mechanism you are interested in.
This information can be found at the following
The Program Announcement summaries are listed below in three categories: Emphasis on Impact, Emphasis on Innovation, Emphasis on Training
EMPHASIS ON IMPACT:
EMPHASIS ON INNOVATION:
EMPHASIS ON TRAINING:
A pre-application is required and must be submitted through the CDMRP eReceipt website (http://cdmrp.org) prior to the pre-application deadline. Applications must be submitted through the federal government's single-entry portal, Grants.gov.
Requests for email notification of the program announcements release may be sent to email@example.com. For more information about the PCRP or other CDMRP-administered programs, please visit the CDMRP website (http://cdmrp.army.mil).
For additional information regarding eligibility, application submission, and questions about the program itself please contact the CDMRP helpdesk at help@CDMRP.org or 301-682-5507.
The DOD office of Congressionally-Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) is offering funding opportunities in the following areas: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Bone Marrow Failure, Gulf War Illness, Multiple Sclerosis, and Ovarian Cancer
DEADLINE: Each announcement has an individual
deadline (range from April - May 2012)
Applications are being requested for a one- or two-year grant for basic or clinical research. The grant program is designed to provide financial support for investigators studying any or all disciplines involved in Marfan syndrome and related disorders.
Special areas of interest include basic research, translational studies and clinical studies in cardiovascular, genetic, orthopedic and ophthalmologic issues utilizing synergistic collaborations, integration of novel theories from non-traditional researchers into established paradigms, novel animal model systems; innovation and the distillation of knowledge into practical new therapies. Proposals from junior investigators, new investigators and international investigators are also welcomed. Strict adherence to guidelines is required.
For further details, visit the NMF website
http://www.marfan.org/marfan/2293/Research-Grants. Proposals should
be submitted via the NMF website at www.marfan.org
under Health and Scientific Professionals, Research Grant.
NOTE: This foundation does not fund overhead.
Each applicant should expect to receive a confirmation
of receipt of his/her materials within 48 hours. If you do not receive
such an acknowledgement, please contact me directly at: (410) 502-2132
or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Selected candidates will be notified as soon as possible. Completed
applications must be received by the Mallinckrodt Foundation via e-mail
no later than August 1, 2012.