March 2013
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES- Back

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 (karinmhunt@jhu.edu) with any questions.


New Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Grant Competition: 2013 Innovations in Clinical Research Award in Sickle Cell Disease

The Doris Duke Innovations in Clinical Research Award (ICRA) provides funding for early-stage research projects in clinical investigation to foster innovations in clinical research that advance the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human disease.

DDCF seeks proposals for cutting-edge clinical research that has the potential to catalyze innovative breakthroughs in sickle cell disease. In keeping with the wishes expressed in Doris Duke's will, experiments that use animals or primary tissues derived from animals will not be supported by this program.

For complete competition details, visit the Innovations in Clinical Research Award website.

Letters of Intent Due: March 14, 2013
Proposals Due: May 13, 2013
Award Start Date: September 1, 2013


National Marfan Foundation Early Investigator Grant Program - Request for Proposals

The National Marfan Foundation (NMF) is pleased to announce its newest grant program for the early investigator. Applications are now being accepted for two-year grants in basic or clinical research on Marfan syndrome and related disorders. A total of three two-year grants for $37,500 per year for a total of $75,000 per grant will be awarded. The NMF's grant program is designed to provide financial support for early investigators studying any or all disciplines involved in this area. The principal investigator must hold an MD, DO, PhD, ScD, DDS, DVM or equivalent degree. The investigator must have proven ability to pursue independent research as evidenced by original research publications in peer-reviewed journals. Applicants must be within seven years from their first faculty position and have never received an NIH R-01 grant award. Appointments associated with clinical house staff/fellowship training positions will be excluded from the seven-year faculty limit. Award winners cannot hold concurrent NIH K award. Applications must be submitted via the NMF website.

Application Deadline: April 15, 2013
Award Announcement: October 1, 2013
Funds Available: January 1, 2014

Download:

  • Request for Proposals
  • Application and guidelines
  • Click here to submit Early Investigator Application


National Marfan Foundation/Canadian Marfan Association Faculty Grant Program - Request for Proposals

The National Marfan Foundation (NMF) is pleased to partner with the Canadian Marfan Association (CMA) to support Marfan syndrome and related disorders research. Applications are being requested for two-year grants for basic or clinical research. The grant program is designed to provide financial support for faculty studying any or all disciplines involved in Marfan syndrome and related disorders. Grant awards are based on proposal evaluation by the NMF Scientific Advisory Board with the approval of the NMF Board of Directors. The NMF and the CMA will co-fund one two-year grant for $100,000. The NMF will award an additional two-year $100,000. The CMA Grant Program is funded by the Temerty Family Foundation. The principal investigator must hold an MD, DO, PhD, ScD, DDS, DVM or equivalent degree. The investigator must have proven ability to pursue independent research as evidenced by original research publications in peer-reviewed journals and hold a position of Associate Professor or above. Work can be performed in the U.S. or internationally. Applications must be submitted via the NMF website.

Application Deadline: April 15, 2013
Award Announcement: October 1, 2013
Funds Available: January 1, 2014

Download:

  • Request for Proposals
  • Application and guidelines
  • Click here to submit Faculty Grant Application


Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) Prof. R. Rahamimoff Travel Grants for Young Scientists

The Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) announces the availability of funds for short research related trips of young American scientists to Israel, and young Israeli scientists to the U.S. In 2013 the program will have two calls and each will support 10 trips. Grants will be $4,000 each. This is the 1st CALL for 2013. The program is open to PhD students and post-doc fellows doing research that requires facilities or expertise that are not available in their home countries. Deadline for application submission is May 2, 2013 at 5 pm Israel time. To review the application procedures and eligibility requirements, click here: http://www.bsf.org.il/data/FormsToDownload/BSF-TravelGrant-call.PDF


Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) Research Grants

The Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) is pleased to announce the opening of the 4th round of applications in its new research grants program devoted to Transformative Science. Transformative Science projects may be up to 3 years in duration, and will receive up to $100,000/year, which may be divided among the PIs, according to their preference. For complete details of the new program and submission instructions please consult the BSF website (http://www.bsf.org.il) under 'Guidelines & Forms.' More details about this program appear here: http://www.bsf.org.il/data
/FormsToDownload/BSF-Transformative-Call.pdf
. The preproposal deadline is May 7, 2013 (the BSF website opens for submissions on April 14, 2013).

 

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March 2013 articles:
Visit Animal Care and Use Committee Website
Current Classes
Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
New Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Grant Competition: 2013 Innovations in Clinical Research Award in Sickle Cell Disease
National Marfan Foundation Early Investigator Grant Program - Request for Proposals
National Marfan Foundation/Canadian Marfan Association Faculty Grant Program - Request for Proposals
Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) Prof. R. Rahamimoff Travel Grants for Young Scientists
Israel Binational Science Foundation (BSF) Research Grants

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