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Upcoming Foundation &
Association Funding Opportunities

Jefferson’s Office of Institutional Advancement’s Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) team offers services for Jefferson clinicians, researchers and administrators who seek external funding from non-federal sources including, corporations with philanthropic intent, charitable foundations and associations. CFR staff members are available to work with clinicians, researchers and others to identify funding priorities and potential philanthropic partners as well as to support the development of letters of intent (LOIs) and proposals.  CFR team members serve as the point of contact for foundation, association, and corporate partners, and are available to identify funding opportunities.  

To learn more about the specific services the staff of CFR can provide, or to apply for any of the funding opportunities below,  please contact:

Dana Marcus
Administrative Assistant, Corporate and Foundation Relations
Office of Institutional Advancement
(215) 955-8286 (o)
dana.marcus@jefferson.edu

Organization/ Website Specialty Area / Purpose Award Deadline
August
American Society of Radiologic Technologies Foundation
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Radiology

Purpose: RFP
<$10k 8/1/2015
MedEvac Foundation International
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Critical Care

Purpose: Reseach and Education Grant
TBD 8/1/2015
Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
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Caregiving

Purpose: Averting the Caregiving Crisis
$15K 8/1/2015
Society for Academic/Emergency Medicine Foundation
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Emergency Medicine

Purpose: Research Training Grant, Education Research Grant,
$50k/py/2y 8/1/2015
Cardiovascular Research Foundation
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Cardiovascular

Purpose: Thomas L. Linnemeier Spirit of Interventional Cardiology Young Investigator Award
$10K 8/3/2015
International Myeloma Foundation
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Cancer (Bone)

Purpose: Brian D. Novis Research Grant (Senior and Junior)
Senior: $80k Junior: $50k 8/3/2015
National Ataxia Foundation
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Neuroscience

Purpose: Young Investigators Award
$35k 8/3/2015
National Center for Responsible Gambling
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Addiction/Gambling

Purpose: Large Grant
$75k/py/2y 8/3/2015
Rheumatology Research Foundation
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Rheumatology

Purpose: Career Development Research Awards: Scientist Development Award; Investigator Award; Career Development Bridge Funding (K Supplement)
Scientist: $225k/2-3y; Investigator: $375k/3y; K Supplement: $100k/2y; 8/3/2015
Rheumatology Research Foundation
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Rheumatology

Purpose: Scientist Development Award, Investigator Award, Fellowship Training Awards, Clinician Scholar Educator Award
$180-375K/3y 8/3/2015
Vasculitis Foundation
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Hematology

Purpose: Pilot Studies Grants
$50K 8/3/2015
William T. Grant Foundation
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Health Policy

Purpose: Reducing Inequality, Use of Research Evidence Grants
$100k - $600k/3y 8/4/2015
Foundation for Physical Therapy
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Physical Therapy

Purpose: Research Grants
$40k py/1-2y 8/5/2015
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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Multiple Sclerosis & Immunology

Purpose: Research Grants
Various 8/5/2015
The Meso Foundation (formerly Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation)
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Lung Health/Mesothelioma

Purpose: Mesothelioma Research Funding
$50k/py/2y 8/7/2015
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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Multiple Sclerosis & Immunology
Purpose: Clinician Scientist Development Award; Harry Weaver Neuroscience Scholar Award; Daniel Haughton Senior Faculty Award;
submit budget 8/12/2015
Epilepsy Foundation
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Epilepsy

Purpose: New Therapy Commercialization Grant; Innovation Seal of Excellence
$25k/2y 8/14/2015
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy Foundation
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Otolaryngology, Immunology

Purpose: Research Grants for Pilot Studies in allergic, inflammatory, and respiratory disease.
submit budget 8/15/2015
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
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Orthopaedics

Purpose: Young Investigator Awards
$50k 8/15/2015
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
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Orthopaedics

Purpose: AOSSM Sandy Kirkley Clincial Outcome Research Grant
$20K 8/15/2015
Faconi Anemia Research Fund
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Hematology

Purpose: General Faconi Anemia Applications
tbd 8/15/2015
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research
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Anesthesiology

Purpose: Mentored Research Training Grant ( (Basic, Clinical or Translational, Health Services); Research Fellowship Grant; Research in Education Grant
Training: $175k; Fellowship: $75k; Education: $50k/py/2y 8/15/2015
Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
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Oncology Nursing

Purpose: Research Grant
$25k/2y 8/15/2015
National Ataxia Foundation
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Neuroscience

Purpose: Pioneer SCA Translational Research Award
$100k/2y 8/17/2015
Society of Critical Care Medicine
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ICU

Purpose: Critical Care Medicine "Vision Grant" for Junior and Established Investigators
$50k 8/18/2015
Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation
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Ovarian Cancer

Purpose: Research Grants
$50k 8/27/2015
Amyloidosis Foundation
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Cancer

Purpose: Research Grants
$50k 8/31/2015
Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation
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Neuroscience

Purpose: Request for Blepharospasm/Meige Research Proposals
up to $150k 8/31/2015
FacioScapuloHumeral Muscular Dystrophy Society
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Muscular Dystrophy

Purpose: Research Grants 1) Genetics, 2) Mechanisms and Targets, 3) Models, 4) Patients - Trial Prepardeness
$30k-50k 8/31/2015
McManus (Peter) Charitable Trust
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Addiction

Purpose: Research causes of alcohol and other drug addiction
up to $50,000 8/31/2015
World Federation of Hemophilia
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Hematology

Purpose: Clinical Research Grant Program
up to $50k/py/2y 8/31/2015
* 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
American Association for Thoracic Surgery
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Cardiothoracic Surgery

Purpose: Alton Ochsner Research Scholarship
$80k 7/1/2015
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
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Colorectal Disorders

Purpose: Career Development Award
$75/py/2y 7/1/2015
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
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Cancer

Purpose: The Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award
$150/py/2y 7/1/2015
Lung Cancer Research Foundation
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Lung Cancer

Purpose: Grants in: Basic Science, Translational Research, Clinical Research, Supportive Care, Quality of Care/Outcomes
$50k 7/1/2015
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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Multiple Sclerosis

Purpose: Pilot Research Grant
Varies based on project. Provides funds for 1-5 year projects 7/1/2015
National Parkinson Foundation
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Parkinson's Disease

Purpose: Clinical Research and Intervention Investigator Awards 1) Inflammation 2) Depression 3) Sex Differences in Parkinson's Disease
$250k 7/1/2015
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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Obesity

Purpose: Healthy Eating Research Projects
$190k/2y; New Connections: $100k 7/1/2015
Solon E. Summerfield Foundation, Inc.
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Healthcare access

Purpose: Grants for care for low-income individuals
varies, around $50k 7/1/2015
Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
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Mood Disorders

Purpose: NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grant
$100k 7/6/2015
American Academy of Family Physicians
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Family Medicine

Purpose: Joint Grant Award Research Program
$50k 7/7/2015
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
up to $150k 7/13/2015
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
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Otolaryngology/Allergies

Purpose: Research Grants for Pilot Studies
submit budget 7/15/2015
AO Foundation
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Orthopedic Surgery

Purpose: Clinical Research Start-up Funding - Young Investigators & Experienced Researchers
$60k 7/15/2015
Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation
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Bone Marrow

Purpose: PNH Studies
$100-250K 7/15/2015
BrightFocus Research
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Macular Degeneration

Purpose: Macular Degeneration Research Grant - Pilot Projects
$80K/py/2y 7/15/2015
Emily Davie and Joseph F. Kornfeld Foundation
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Palliative Care, Pain, ALS, Medical Research

Purpose: Program Grants
submit budget 7/15/2015
Friedreich's Ataxis Research Alliance
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Ataxia

Purpose: General Research Grant
$150k py/2y 7/15/2015
LAM Foundation
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Lung Disease

Purpose: Established Investigators, Pilot Project Award
Investigators: $50k py/3y, Pilot: $25k 7/15/2015
National Ataxia Foundation
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Neurology

Purpose: Research Grants
$15-30K 7/15/2015
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation
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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; Dentistry

Purpose: Research Support, Student Research Training
Research: $75k, Student: $12.5k 7/15/2015
Howard Hughes Medical Institute/Simons Foundation/Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Partnership
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Biomedical Research

Purpose: Faculty Scholars Grant
$100-400k/py/5y 7/28/2015
American Heart Association
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Medicine/Cardiology/Stroke

Purpose: Mentored Clinical and Population Research Award
$77k/py/2y 7/21/2015
American Heart Association
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Medicine/Cardiology/Stroke

Purpose: National Innovative Research Grants
$150k/2y 7/21/2015
American Heart Association
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Medicine/Cardiology/Stroke

Purpose: Scientist Development Award
$77k/py/3y 7/21/2015
American Heart Association
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Medicine/Cardiology/Stroke

Purpose: National Established Investigator Award
$80k/5y 7/21/2015
American Heart Association
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Medicine/Cardiology/Stroke

Purpose: Grant-in-Aid
$66k/py/3y 7/22/2015
Breast Cancer Alliance
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Breast Cancer

Purpose: Young Investigators Grant
$125k/2y 7/24/2015
American Gastroenterological Association
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GI

Purpose: Takeda Research Scholar Award in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
$60k py/2y 7/27/2015
JDRF - Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
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Diabetes

Purpose: Innovative Grants
$110K 7/30/2015
Conquer Cancer Foundation
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Cancer

Purpose: International Innovation Grant - Low and Middle Income Countries
$20k 7/31/2015
Craig H. Neilsen
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Spinal Cord Injury

Purpose: Spinal Cord Injury Research on the Translational Spectrum (SCIRTS) Program
TBD 7/31/2015
Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation
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Lymphoma

Purpose: CLARIONS Innovative Research Projects
$25k 7/31/2015
First Hospital Foundation
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Heatlh Care Services

Purpose: Program Support
submit budget 7/31/2015
Glaucoma Research Foundation
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Glaucoma

Purpose: Shaffer Grant
$40k 7/31/2015
Migrane Research Foundation
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Migrane

Purpose: Research Projects
$50K 7/31/2015
* 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 Society for Dermatologic Surgery
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Cutaneous Oncology/Cosmetic Procedure or Surgery/Core Surgical Proceures
$20k 6/1/15
Association for Surgical Education Foundation
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Surgery

Purpose: 1)Innovations in Surgical Education that Improve Patient Care Research; 2) Innovations in Performance Evaluation and Assessment; 3) Innovations in Student Programs; 4) Innovations in Resident and Faculty Development; 5) Innovations in Educational Administration
$25k 6/1/15
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
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Cystic Fibrosis

Purpose: Clinical Research Award
$100k 6/1/15
Elsa U. Pardee Foundation
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Cancer

Purpose: Research for prevention, treatment and cures
submit budget 6/1/15
Gerber Foundation
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Pediatrics

Purpose: Pediatric Research; Novice Research(Health, Nutrition, Environmental Hazards)
up to $300k 6/1/15
Lupus Research Institute
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Lupus, Immunology, Genetics

Purpose: New Research for Novel Approaches to Lupus
$100/py/3y 6/1/15
Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
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Oncology Nursing
Purpose: Research Career Development Award
$20k 6/1/15
PSC Partners Seeking a Cure
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Hepatology

Purpose: Research Grants
$30k/y/2y 6/1/15
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
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Alzheimer's

Purpose: Preclinicial Drug Discovery RFP; PACT RFP;ADDF/NIH RFP; ApoE Therapeutics Program
Varies 6/2/15
Prostate Cancer Foundation
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Prostate Cancer

Purpose: Young Investigators Awards
$75k/py/3y 6/3/15
American Gastroenterological Association
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Gastroenterology-Hepatology

Purpose: Scientific Career Development Technology & Innovation Award
$75k/py/2y, 6/5/15
American Gastroenterological Association
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Gastroenterology-Hepatology

Purpose: Athena Troxel Blackburn Research Scholars Award in Neuroenteric Disease
$90/py/3y 6/5/15
American Gastroenterological Association
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Gastroenterology-Hepatology

Purpose: Microbiome Junior Investigator Research Award
$30k/py/2y 6/5/15
American Thoracic Society
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Cardiovascular

 

Purpose: Proof of Concept Grant
$40k 6/5/15
Children's Heart Foundation
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Cardiology/Peds

Purpose: Congenital Heart Disease Research
$100k/py/2y 6/5/15
American Association for the Advancement of Science
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Neurobiology

Purpose: Eppendorf and Science Prize for Neurobiology
$25k 6/15/15
American Psychological Association
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Psychology

Purpose: David Wechsler Early Career Grant for Innovative Work in Cognition
25k 6/15/15
Muscular Dystrophy Association
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Neuroscience

Purpose: Research Projects
>$100k 6/15/2015
Oncology Nursing Society Foundation
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Oncololgy Nursing

Purpose: Clinical Project Funding for Advanced Practice Oncology Nurses
$10k 6/15/15
ResMed Foundation
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Sleep and Respiratory Health

Purpose: Physician and Public Awareness
$10k - $25k 6/15/15
Lupus Research Institute
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Lupus, Immunology, Genetics

Purpose: Distinguished Innovator Award
$250k py/4y 6/25/15
American Epilepsy Society
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Epilepsy

Purpose: Seed Grant Program
$20k 6/26/15
American College of Psychiatrists
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Psychiatry

Purpose: Bowis Award, Distinguished Service, Education Award, Honorary Fellowship
TBD 6/30/15
Children's Leukemia Research Association, Inc.
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Leukemia

Purpose: Research Grant Program
$30k 6/30/15
OneSight Research Foundation
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Diabetes/Vision

Purpose: Finding Cures For Avoidable Blindness (Block Grants)
$15k - $50k 6/30/15
* 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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Cancer

Purpose: Research in diagnostics, therapeutics, improving quality of life
$250k n/a
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
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Alzheimer's

Purpose: ADDF/NIH RFP
submit budget n/a
American Fibromyalgia Syndrome Association
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Fibromyalgia

Purpose:
<$50k n/a
Autism Speaks
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Autism

Purpose: Suzanne and Bob Wright Trailblazer Award
$100k n/a
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
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Global Health

Purpose: Malaria, Pneumonia, Enteral/Diarrheal Diseases
submit budget n/a
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
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Cystic Fibrosis

Purpose: CFF/NIH Unfunded Grant Award
$75-125k/py/2y Jan 1 - Oct 31
Diamond Blackfan Anemia Inc., Foundation
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Diamond Blackfan Anemia

Purpose: Creating better therapies
submit budget n/a
Eli & Edythe L. Broad Foundation
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Purpose: Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research Grant
submit budget  
Faconi Anemia Research Fund, Inc.
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Hematology

Purpose: Fanconi Anemia Research, RFA: Head and Neck Carcinogenesis & Endocrine Organ Dysfunction
submit budget n/a
Guthy Jackson Foundation
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Autoimmune Disorders

Purpose: NMO (neuromyelitis optica/Devic’s Disease) Specific Research
n/a n/a
       
Hearst Foundations
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Healthcare

Purpose: Funding Priorities in Health: Professional development; healthcare for low-income populations; innovative healthcare delivery systems; research for finding new cures and treatments for diseases (esp. cancer)
  n/a
Jain Foundation
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Muscular Dystrophy

Purpose: LGMD2B and Miyoshi Myopathy - 1-2pg pre-proposal
submit budget n/a
May Day
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Pain

Purpose: Pain Research: emergency medicine, clinical interventions, non-verbal populations, pediatric pain
submit budget n/a
Pfizer Inc.
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Clinical Studies

Purpose: Pfizer Investigator-Initiated Research Grants
submit budget n/a
RGK Foundation*
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Public Health

Purpose: Health of children, access to healthcare, programming focusing on ALS
average size $25k Grants over $100k 3/6; 6/12; 9/16
Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative
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Autism

Purpose: Explorer Awards
up to $60k n/a
Solving Kids' Cancer
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Pediatric Cancer

Purpose: 2014-15 Funding for High-Impact Pediatric Cancer Research
$50-600k n/a
The Commonwealth Fund
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Health Care Quality

Purpose: LOI 1)Health Care Coverage & Access; 2) Health Care Delivery System Reform; 3) International Health Policy & Practice Innovations; 4) Breakthrough Health Care Opportunities and Special Initiatives
Varies n/a
The Dana Foundation
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Neuroscience

Purpose: Clinical Neuroscience Research Grant
$300k/3y n/a
Thrasher Research Fund
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Pediatrics

Purpose: E.W. "Al" Thrasher Awards
up to $300k/3y n/a
* 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.

Last Updated on June 8, 2015

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