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 Karin Hunt (email@example.com) with any questions.
DEADLINE: Monday, January 7, 2013
Funding is available to support multidisciplinary
research in prostate cancer through the Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer
Research Fund as well as the NCI funded Prostate Cancer SPORE grant.
Awards of a maximum of $75,000 per year for up to two years are renewable
based upon progress of project. New Ideas Encouraged!
All interested parties should direct any questions to Dawn Steinberg, the Department of Urology, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-955-5101. Deadline is Monday, January 7, 2013.
For more information, visit the website: http://prostatecancerprogram.onc.jhmi.edu/.
INTERNAL SUBMISSION DATE:
Monday, January 14, 2013 (by 8 a.m.)
INTERNAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
Thursday, January 24, 2013
In addition to these three general areas,
the Foundation encourages studies that seek to understand developmental
processes of diseases, surrogate measures of early disease existence,
and measures of disease progression. Also, for chronic traumatic encephalopathy
and Alzheimer's disease, the role of tau is becoming of increasing interest
and the Foundation is receptive to considering studies on how to image
More information on this program can be found
The National Marfan Foundation (NMF) is
proud to announce the Victor A. McKusick Fellowship Program. Two-Year
Fellowship Awards are available for Ph.D.'s for up to $50,000 per year
and MD's up to $75,000 per year. Fellows up to post graduate year six
will be considered. This program is designed to cultivate promising
young physician scientists or research scientists conducting basic,
translational or clinical research in the field of Marfan syndrome and
related disorders. This award is being given to stimulate the advancement
toward independent research in the field of Marfan syndrome. During
the fellowship phase, the applicant will be required to work with a
mentor who can provide a training environment conducive to beginning
a career in any of the disciplines related to Marfan research such as
cardiovascular, orthopedic, ophthalmologic, pulmonary and genetics.
Fellowship awards will be given based on proposal evaluations by the
NMF Scientific Advisory Board with the approval of the NMF Board of
Directors. No overhead or indirect costs will be considered. Proposals
must be prepared according to NMF guidelines.
For more information including application instructions, visit the NMF website: http://www.marfan.org/marfan/2293/Research-Grants/
LETTER OF INTENT DUE BY: Friday, February 1, 2013
The Johns Hopkins Center for Musculoskeletal Research
identifies investigators with expertise and interest in musculoskeletal
disease, promotes novel research approaches, encourages collaboration,
raises visibility of musculoskeletal research at Hopkins, and attracts
young investigators into the field. A program has been established to
provide competitive pilot and feasibility grants in musculoskeletal
research through philanthropic resources acquired by the Department
of Orthopaedic Surgery in the School of Medicine. This special program
provides support for promising investigators with innovative ideas relating
to pathogenic mechanisms, basic science, and therapeutic approaches
related to bone and muscle research.
Funds of $30,000 (direct costs only) for three
one-year pilot studies, with an eligibility to apply for competitive
renewal are available. Junior investigators without current or past
NIH research support OR established investigators who would like to
transition to a new career focus are strongly encouraged to apply. Please
circulate the attached flyer to any faculty or researchers in your division
or department who may be interested in this program. More specific information
is available at: www.hopkinsmedicine.org/
The American Asthma Foundation supports highly
innovative research from all fields relevant to asthma. They wish to
draw outstanding investigators from other fields into the study of asthma,
and most of their investigators are studying asthma for the first time.
For 2013, all grants will be to investigators who are within 10 years
of their first independent faculty appointment. Recipients will be designated
AWARD AMOUNT: Up to $450,000 ($150,000
per year for up to 3 years.) Funds for institutional overhead are not
APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 6, 2013
START DATE: July 1, 2013
ELIGIBILITY: Scientists in the United States
from any relevant field are eligible. Initial independent faculty appointment
should be on or after February 1, 2003. Applicants should have an independent
research program, with national-level, independent funding.
ORGANIZATION: The American Asthma Foundation
is the largest private funder of asthma-related research, having awarded
nearly $100 million to scientists since 2000.
REVIEW CRITERIA: Innovation, research proposal,
relevance to asthma, investigator
NOTE: The application is short (maximum
7 pages). Preliminary data are not required.
FURTHER INFORMATION AT: http://americanasthmafoundation.org/
Application Deadline: February
The purpose of the Young Investigator Grant for Probiotic Research is to contribute to the advancement of probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota research in the United States and to impact academic and career development of young investigators, attracting them into the field of probiotics and microbiota.
Young investigators who are senior fellows with a committed faculty appointment or early faculty members within a maximum of 5 consecutive years of his/her first faculty appointment (appointments must be in the United States) are eligible. Applicants must be interested in understanding the health benefits of probiotics and microbiota and the relationship between probiotics, gastrointestinal microbiota and the body. Candidates must be part of an established research program with the capacity to do research on microbiota and its role in health and disease. Applicants are limited to one submission per investigator. Details and application instructions are available at http://www.probioticsresearch.com/.