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.
National Comprehensive Cancer
Network Request for Proposals
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.
In brief, investigators are asked to submit short proposals detailing
proposed studies. The overall aim of this RFP is to develop innovative
single agent and combination studies of afatinib in lung adenocarcinoma
and breast cancer. It is hoped that the proposals submitted in response
to this RFP will prove useful in guiding the further development of
afatinib. Collaborative studies between NCCN members are encouraged.
Proposals are due by 5:00 PM EDT, Friday May 4, 2012. Electronic
submissions of proposals can begin immediately. For additional information,
please contact Doreen Walker, Administrative Assistant, Oncology Research
Program, at (215)-690-0565 or via email at Walker@nccn.org.
National Marfan Foundation (NMF) Grant Program for Researchers with
Faculty Appointments: Request for Proposals
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.
Application Deadline: June 11, 2012
Award Announcement: November 1, 2012
Funds Available: January 1, 2013
For further details, visit the NMF website
Proposals should be submitted via the NMF website at www.marfan.org
under Health and Scientific Professionals, Research Grant.
Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Award
INTERNAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, June 29,
The Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation provides awards two times a year
to support early-stage, highly promising investigators engaged in basic
or clinical research that has the potential to advance the understanding,
diagnosis or treatment of disease. Awards are made in the amount of
$60K per year for up to three years. This foundation will not provide
funding beyond the initial three-year period. No international projects
Johns Hopkins University is permitted to submit two nominations from
the School of Medicine for this program. The deadline to submit preliminary
applications for internal review is 5 p.m. on Friday, June 29, 2012.
Interested applicants should submit their internal application materials
to email@example.com. Please
submit the documents saved as one PDF in the following sequence:
- JHU Limited submission cover sheet (contact
firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy).
- Curriculum vitae, including current external
research support and publications.
- Proposal with a detailed description of the
research project (no more than five pages, single- or double--spaced).
Also include references (in addition to the five-page proposal) that
support the proposal.
- One- to two-page lay summary.
- Letter from the department chair that describes
the candidate's qualifications and the potential impact of his/her
- Budget outlining how the awarded funds will
be utilized (one-page maximum). Budget must also detail the levels
of support of any grants already available or pending.
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 email@example.com.
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.
SPECIAL NOTE: This foundation does not have a web site. Attached
is a copy of the application guidelines for the program. If you have
any questions concerning this foundation, please contact Lindy Carter,
Associate Director of Foundation Relations, at (410) 516-2319 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Department of Defense Spinal Cord Injury
Research Program (SCIRP) Funding Opportunities
The SCIRP challenges
the scientific community to design innovative research that will foster
new directions for and address neglected issues in the field of SCI-focused
research. The vision of the SCIRP is to advance the treatment of spinal
cord injury and its consequences.
The FY12 SCIRP award mechanisms are listed below.
Mechanism-specific Program Announcements/Funding Opportunities, including
areas of encouragement, the intent of the award mechanism, eligibility,
and submission deadlines, and General Application Instructions, are
posted on the Grants.gov and CDMRP websites (http://www.grants.gov
Clinical Trial Award - Pre-application due July 3, 2012
Investigator-Initiated Research Award - Pre-application due July 3,
Translational Research Award - Pre-application due July 3, 2012
All applications must conform to the requirements specified in the Program
Announcements/Funding Opportunities on Grants.gov and the CDMRP website
A pre-application (preproposal) is required and must be submitted through
the CDMRP eReceipt website (http://cdmrp.org)
prior to July 3, 2012. Applications must be submitted through the federal
government's single-entry portal, Grants.gov. Individual program announcements
and required forms are available on the Grants.gov website.
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