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Organization/Website

Specialty Area / Purpose

Award

Deadline

August

American Cancer Society
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Cancer

Purpose: Clinical Research Professors

$80k py/5y

August 1, 2014

American Hearing Research Foundation
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Hearing & Balance Disorders

Purpose: Basic & clinical research; priority to new projects

$20k

August 1, 2014

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
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Osteoarthritis

Purpose: Research for early osteoarthritis (OA) and/or prevention of OA progression

$50k

August 1, 2014

Amyloidosis Foundation
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Cancer

Purpose: Senior and Junior Research Grants

Senior: $100k, Junior: $50k

August 1, 2014

International Myeloma Foundation
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Myeloma / Bone Cancer

Purpose: Brian D. Novis Research Grant (Senior and Junior)

Senior: $80k Junior: $50k

August 1, 2014

National Alopecia Foundation
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Alopecia

Purpose: Research Grants

<$100k

August 1, 2014

National Ataxia Foundation
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Ataxia

Purpose: Young Investigator Awards

$50k

August 1, 2014

Retirement Research Foundation
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Retirement, Aging research

Purpose: Advocacy, Direct Service, Professional Training and Research

<$190k

August 1, 2014

Rheumatology Research Foundation
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Rheumatology

Purpose: Scientist Development Award, Investigator Award, Fellowship Training Awards, Clinician Scholar Educator Award, Patient-Clinician Communication Fellowship, Pediatric Visiting Professorship Award, and other Research & Education Awards

$1,500-$375k

August 1, 2014

Society for Academic/Emergency Medicine Foundation
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Emergency Medicine

Purpose: Research Training Grant, Education Fellowship Grant

$50k py/2y

August 1, 2014

William T. Grant Foundation
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Health Policy

Purpose: Reducing Inequality, Use of Research Evidence Grants

$100k - $600k

August 5, 2014

Foundation for Physical Therapy
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Physical Therapy

Purpose: Research Grants

$40k py/1-2y

August 6, 2014

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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Multiple Sclerosis & Immunology

Purpose: Research Grants

$55k py - $110k py/5y

August 6, 2014

Meso Foundation
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Lung Health/Mesothelioma

Purpose: Bench, Translational or Clinical Research

$50k py/2y

August 8, 2014

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation
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Environmental Chemistry

Purpose: Postdoctoral Fellowship

$60k py/2y

August 11, 2014

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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Multiple Sclerosis & Immunology

Purpose: Training Grants and Fellowships

Various

August 13, 2014

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
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Orthopaedics

Purpose: Young Investigator Awards

$50k

August 15, 2014

Damon Runyon Foundation
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Cancer

Purpose: Postdoctoral Fellowship

$50-60k py/3y

August 15, 2014

National Ataxia Foundation
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Ataxia

Purpose: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Pioneer Spinocerebellar Ataxias Translational Research Award,

Fellow: $35k Pioneer: $100k

August 15, 2014

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation/AFTD Foundation
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Alzheimer's and Frontotemporal Dementia

Purpose: Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials

<$1.5 million

August 22, 2014

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation/AFTD Foundation
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Alzheimer's and Frontotemporal Dementia

Purpose: Preclinical Drug Discovery

$150k

August 22, 2014

American Gastroenterological Association Research Foundation
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GI/Cancer

Purpose: Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer

$50k py/2y

August 29, 2014

FacioScapuloHumeral Muscular Dystrophy Society
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Muscular Dystrophy

Purpose: Research Grants and Fellowships

$30k-50k

August 31, 2014


* Foundation limits the number of applicants per institution. Internal competition will be managed through Jefferson's Committee on Research. Please DO NOT apply directly.

** Foundation accepts only ONE application per laboratory; please see laboratory director to apply.

Organization/Website

Specialty Area / Purpose

Award

Deadline

July

Society for the Advancement of Blood Management/Haemonetics
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Hematology

Purpose: Researcher Starter Grant

$20k

July 1, 2014

Histiocytosis Association
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Histiocytosis

Purpose: Histiocytosis Research

$50k

July 1, 2014

American Association for Thoracic Surgery
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Thoracic Surgery

Purpose: Evarts A. Graham Memorial Traveling Fellowship, Third Alton Ochsner Research Scholarship

Graham: $75k, Third: $80k

July 1, 2014

American Society for Microbiology
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Microbiology

Purpose: Lifetime Achievement Award

$20k

July 1, 2014

Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration/Dementias
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Neurology

Purpose: Pilot Grant

$60k

July 1, 2014

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
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Cancer

Purpose: Cancer Research: Rachleff Innovation Award

$150 py/3y

July 1, 2014

Helen Hay Whitney Foundation
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Biomedical

Purpose: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Biomedical Science

$50k py/3y

July 1, 2014

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
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Diabetes

Purpose: JDRF Innovative Grants, Post-Doc & Advanced Post-Doc Fellowships,

Innovative: $110k, CD & Early: $150k py/5y

July 1, 2014

Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
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Cancer/Nursing

Purpose: Research Career Development Award

$20k

July 1, 2014

Penn National Gaming, Inc.
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Community Health

Purpose: General Health Grants

up to $100k

July 1, 2014

Research to Prevent Blindness
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Blindness

Purpose: Career Development, Fellowships, Physician-Scientist, Senior Scientific Investigator, Unrestricted & Challenge Grant, Innovative Ophthalmic Award, and more

up to $300k

July 1, 2014

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/OREF
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Orthopedic Surgery

Purpose: Call for Manuscripts: Kappa Delta Awards/Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Clinical Research Award

$20k

July 1, 2014

Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine
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Sleep

Purpose: Research Grant

$20k

July 1, 2014

American College of Surgeons
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Surgery

Purpose: International Guest Scholarship

$10k

July 1, 2014

Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors
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Pulmonology

Purpose: Education Research Award

$25k

July 1, 2014

National Board of Medical Examiners
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Medical Education

Purpose: Edward J. Stemmler, M.D., Education Research Fund for innovations in assessment methods (LOI)

up to $150k

July 2, 2014

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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MS/Immunology

Purpose: Pilot Research Grant

up to $200k

July 2, 2014

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
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Quality

Purpose: Educational Scholarship and Grant Program

$15k

July 6, 2014

Pfizer
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Rheumatology

Purpose: ASPIRE Rheumatology Research Awards

$75k py/2y

July 10, 2014

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
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Diabetes

Purpose: RFP: Diabetes neuropathy biomarker discovery and validation using type 1 cohorts

up to $1.5 mil/yr

July 14, 2014

National Ataxia Foundation
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Ataxia

Purpose: Ataxia Research

$15-30k

July 15, 2014

Children's Tumor Foundation
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Children's Tumors

Purpose: Schwannomatosis Research

$75k

July 15, 2014

AO Foundation
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Orthopedic Surgery

Purpose: Clinical Research Start-up Funding

65000

July 15, 2014

National Ataxia Foundation
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Medicine; Neurology; Psychology

Purpose: Ataxia Research Grant LOI

$30k

July 15, 2014

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation
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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; Dentistry

Purpose: Research Support, Student Research Training

Research: $75k, Student: $12.5k

July 15, 2014

American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy Foundation
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Otolaryngology

Purpose: Research Grant Program

$40k py/3y

July 15, 2014

CurePSP
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neurodegenerative diseases

Purpose: CurePSP Grants Program

$100k

July 15, 2014

National Ataxia Foundation
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Ataxia

Purpose: Research Grants

$30k

July 15, 2014

American Heart Association
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Medicine/Cardiology

Purpose: Mentored Clinical and Population Research Award

$77k py/2y

July 24, 2014

Breast Cancer Alliance
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Breast Cancer

Purpose: Young Investigator Grant

$125k

July 24, 2014

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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Health Policy

Purpose: Public Health Services and Systems Research

$100k

July 24, 2014

Gilead Sciences
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Cystic Fibrosis

Purpose: Research Scholars Program in Cystic Fibrosis

$65k py/3y

July 25, 2014

Alpha-1 Foundation
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Lung/Liver Disease

Purpose: Gordon L. Snider Scholar Award

$75k py/3y

July 25, 2014

Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation
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Lymphoma

Purpose: CLARIONS Research Award

$25k

July 31, 2014

Glaucoma Research Foundation
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Glaucoma

Purpose: Shaffer Fund for Innovative Glaucoma Research

$40k

July 31, 2014

Gilead Sciences
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Cystic Fibrosis

Purpose: Research Scholars Program in Cystic Fibrosis

$65k py/3y

July 25, 2104

Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation
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Lymphoma

Purpose: CLARIONS Research Award

$25k

July 31, 2014

First Hospital Foundation
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Healthy Communities

Purpose: Health care access, well-being, improved outcomes

up to $100k

July 31, 2014

Wiley Foundation
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Basic Science

Purpose: Wiley Prize in Biomedical Science

$35k

July 31, 2014


* Foundation limits the number of applicants per institution. Internal competition will be managed through Jefferson's Committee on Research. Please DO NOT apply directly.

** Foundation accepts only ONE application per laboratory; please see laboratory director to apply.

Organization/Website

Specialty Area / Purpose

Award

Deadline

June

American Academy of Family Physicians
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Family Medicine

Purpose: Joint Grant Award Research Program

$50k

June 1, 2014

Center for Excellence in Surgical Education
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Education; Surgery

Purpose: Surgical Education Grants

$25k

June 1, 2014

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
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Cystic Fibrosis

Purpose: Clinical Research

$100k

June 1, 2014

The Gerber Foundation
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Pediatrics

Purpose: Research Grant

$100k py/3y

June 1, 2014

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation
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Palliative Care

Purpose: Certification Research Grant

$15k

June 1, 2014

American Society for Surgery of the Hand
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Hand Surgery

Purpose: Bunnell Fellowship Program

$15k

June 2, 2014

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
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Leukemia/Lymphoma

Purpose: The Quest for Cures

$200-400k

June 3, 2014

American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute
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Chemistry

Purpose: 2014 ACS GCI Pharmaceutical Roundtable Research Grant for Reduction of Amides

$50k

June 4, 2014

Children's Heart Foundation
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Heart Disease

Purpose: Congenital Research Grants

$100k py/2y

June 6, 2014

Genzyme/Sanofi
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Lysosomal Storage Disorder

Purpose: The Genzyme PAL Awards grants program

$15k

June 6, 2014

American Gastroenterological Association
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GI

Purpose: Research Award in Pancreatic Disease, Microbiome Junior Investigator Research Award, JAK-Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research Grant

Panc: $50k py/2y, Micro: $60k, Inflam: $100k py/2y

June 6, 2014

Eppendorf/Science Prize
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Neurobiology

Purpose: Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology

$25k

June 6, 2014

Orthopaedic Trauma Association
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Orthopedics

Purpose: Resident Research Grant

$20k

June 9, 2014

Alex's Lemonade Stand
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Cancer, Pediatrics

Purpose: Bio-Therapeutics Grants

$500k py/3y

June 12, 2014

Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation & American Heart Association
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Cardiology/Pediatrics

Purpose: Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Joint Research Award (LOI)

$35K py/2y

June 13, 2013

ResMed Foundation
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Sleep and Respiratory Health

Purpose: Physician and Public Awareness

$10k

June 15, 2014

Kennedy's Disease Association
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Neurology/Motor Disorders

Purpose: Research Grant

$50k

June 20, 2014

American Society for Dermatologic Surgery
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Dermatology/Surgery

Purpose: 2013 Cutting Edge Research Grant Program

$20k

June 24, 2014

American Epilepsy Society
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Epilepsy

Purpose: Seed Grant Program

$20k

June 27, 2014

American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science
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Science

Purpose: AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize

$25k

June 30, 2014

Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation
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Eye Disorders

Purpose: Fellowship Program

$75k py/2y

June 30, 2014

Children's Leukemia Research Association, Inc.
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Leukemia, Pediatrics

Purpose: Research Grant Program

$30k

June 30, 2014

Claneil Foundation
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Innovative education and medical research

Purpose: Community Grant and Special Project Grant, priorities: maternal, child and community health

Community: up to $15k, Project: up to $100k

June 30, 2014

Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation
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Diabetes

Purpose: Diabetes Research

$50k

June 30, 2014

Esther B. Kahn Charitable Foundation
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Healthy Communities

Purpose: Community, Special Project Grants; Medical Research

$25k

June 30, 2014

Multiple Sclerosis International Federation
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MS

Purpose: McDonald Fellowship

~$100k

June 30, 2014

The OneSight Research Foundation
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Vision

Purpose: Block Grant for vision and diabetic-eye diseases

up to $50k

June 30, 2014

Foundation for Physical Therapy
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Physical Therapy

Purpose: enter of Excellence in Physical Therapy Health Services and Health Policy Research and Training

$2.5mill/5y

June 30, 2014

North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society
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Oncology

Purpose: Young Investigator Award, Clinical Investigator Scholarship

$50k each

June 30, 2014

Muscular Dystrophy Association
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Muscular Dystrophy

Purpose: Research Grant, Development Grant

$60k py/3y

LOI June


* Foundation limits the number of applicants per institution. Internal competition will be managed through Jefferson's Committee on Research. Please DO NOT apply directly.

** Foundation accepts only ONE application per laboratory; please see laboratory director to apply.

Organization/Website

Specialty Area / Purpose

Award

Deadline

Rolling Deadlines

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure
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Brain Cancer

Purpose:  Research in diagnostics, therapeutics and improving quality of life

$250k

Rolling

AGS Foundation for Health in Aging
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Geriatric

Purpose:  Geriatric research grants for early career physicians

$50k

Rolling

American Diabetes Association
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Diabetes

Purpose:  ADA-Medtronic Technology in Diabetes Fellowship

$17,500

Rolling

Autism Speaks
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Autism research

Purpose:  Suzanne and Bob Wright Trailblazer Award for novel transformative projects

$100k

Rolling

Diamond Blackfan Anemia Foundation
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Hematology

Purpose:  Research Diamond Blackfan Anemia

submit budget

Quarterly

Eli and Edythe L. Broad Foundation
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Purpose:  Research in prevention, diagnosis and therapy of Crohn's and ulcerativecolitis

 

Rolling

Elsa U. Pardee Foundation
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Cancer

Purpose:  Research for prevention, treatment and cures

 

Three times/year

Faconi Anemia Research Fund, Inc.
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Hematology

Purpose:  Faconi Anemia Research

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Rolling

Hearst Foundations
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Low-income Health Care

Purpose:  See funding priorities

up to $300,000

Rolling

ITP Foundation
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Hematology

Purpose:  Research Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)

submit budget

Rolling

Jain Foundation
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Muscular Dystrophy

Purpose:  Funding for the treatment or cure for LGMD2B/Miyoshi

 

Rolling

Kresge
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Health disparities

Purpose:  Community Health Funding

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Rolling

May Day
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Pain

Purpose:  Pain Research Funding

submit budget

Rolling

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
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Parkinson's

Purpose:  Rapid Response Innovation Awards, LRRK Challenege 2014, Dyskinesia Challenege 2014, Nuerotrophic Factors Challenge 2014, Access Data & Biospecimens

See website

Rolling

Pfizer Inc.
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Clinical studies

Purpose:  Pfizer Investigator-Initiated Research Grants

 

Rolling

RGK Foundation
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Education, Community and Medicine/Health

Purpose:  Promote health of children, access to health case, ALS

$25-50k

Rolling

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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Health Care Financing

Purpose:  2014 Call for Proposals: Research in health care policy, financing and organization issues

~$100k

Rolling

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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Coverage Equality

Purpose:  2014 Call for Proposals: Changes in health Care Financing and Organization

~$100k

Rolling

Simons Foundation Austism Research Initiative
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Autism

Purpose:  Explorer Award

$60k for 1 year

Rolling

Solving Kids` Cancer
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Pediatric Cancer

Purpose:  Funding for Development of New Therapies for Pediatric Cancers

$50-600k

Rolling

The Commonwealth Fund
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Health Care Quality

Purpose:  Health Care Coverage & Access, Health Care Delivery System Reform, International Health Policy & Practice Innovations, Breakthrough Health Care Opportunities and Special Initiatives

submit budget

Rolling

Thrasher
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Pediatrics

Purpose:  Pediatric clinical/medical research topics

$400k

Rolling


* Foundation limits the number of applicants per institution. Internal competition will be managed through Jefferson's Committee on Research. Please DO NOT apply directly.

** Foundation accepts only ONE application per laboratory; please see laboratory director to apply.