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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
May
American Nurses Foundation
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Nursing

Purpose: Research Grants (Clinically Based Research)
up to $25k 5/1/2015
American Society of Hematology
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Hematology

Purpose: ASH Scholar Awards: Fellow Scholar; Junior Faculty Scholar;
Fellow Scholars: $100k/3y; Junior Scholars: $150k/3y 5/1/2015
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
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GI

Purpose: Senior Research Awards, Career Development Awards, Research Fellowships
SR: $116k py/3y, CD: $90k py/3y, RF: $58k py/3y 5/1/2015
Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Physical Rehab

Purpose: Scott F. Nadler PASSOR Musculoskeletal Research Grant; Richard S. Materson ERF New Investigator Research Grants; Mid-Career Research Grant; Gabriella E. Molnar-Swafford Pediatric Research Grant
PASSOR: $30k; Materson: $10k; Mid-Career: $30k; Molnar-Swafford: $10k 5/1/2015
Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Physical Rehab

Purpose: Milbank Foundation Injured Soldiers Rehabilitation Research Grant
$20k 5/1/2015
Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Physical Rehab

Purpose: Aspen Medical Products Spinal Bracing Research Grant
$10k 5/1/2015
Lalor Foundation
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Community Health, Women

Purpose: Anna Lalor Burdick Program to educate women about reproductive health
Small Grants: $10-50k; Large Grants: $20-25k 5/1/2015
Rheumatology Research Foundation
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Rheumatology

Purpose: Ephraim P. Engleman Endowed Resident Research Preceptorship
$15k 5/1/2015
William T. Grant Foundation
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Community Health, Youth

Purpose: Use of Research Evidence Grant, Reducing Inequality Grant
$25k 5/5/2015
American Music Therapy Association
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Alternative Therapy

Purpose: Arthur Glagler Fultz Research Award - Clinical Research or Health Services Research
$15k 5/8/2015
National Rosacea Society
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Dermatology - Rosacea

Purpose: Research Grant Program
$25k 5/8/2015
Alzheimer's Foundation of America
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Alzheimer's

Purpose: Brodsky Innovation Grant (Programming)
$25k 5/15/2015
Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance
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Ataxia

Purpose: Bronya J. Keats Award for International Collaboration in Research on FA
$200k py/1-2y 5/15/2015
Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance
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Ataxia

Purpose: Phillip Bennett and Kyle Bryant Translational Research Award
$250k py/1-2y 5/15/2015
The Triological Society
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Otolaryngology Surgery

Purpose: Clinical Scientist Development Award
$80k/y/up to 5 yrs 5/15/2015
John Merck Fund
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Down Syndrome

Purpose: "Developmental Disabilities Translational Research Program"
$250k/py/4y 5/18/2015
Pfizer, Inc. ASPIRE
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Hemophilia

Purpose: ASPIRE Hemophilia Research Grant Program
$125k/py/2y 5/25/2015
Michael J. Fox Foundation
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Parkinson's Disease

Purpose: PD Target Pipeline Program: Target Validation Pilot Award, Target Optimization Award, Priority Target Award
Validation: $100k; Optimization: $400k/2y; Priority: $100k 5/27/2015
American Society for Apheresis
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Immunology, Neurology, Nephrology, Hematology

Purpose: Plasma Exchange Innovation Award
$100k 5/29/2015
* 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
April
American Cancer Society
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Cancer

Purpose: The Role of Healthcare and Insurance in Improving Outcomes in Cancer Prevention, Early Detection and Treatment
$200k 4/1/2015
American Cancer Society
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Cancer

Purpose: Research Scholars Grants
$165k/py/4y 4/1/2015
American Cancer Society
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Cancer

Purpose: Physician Training Awards in Cancer Prevention
$300k/4y 4/1/2015
American Cancer Society
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Cancer

Purpose: Pilot and Exploratory Projects in Palliative Care of Cancer Patients and Their Families
$500k/py/2y 4/1/2015
American Parkinson's Disease Association
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Parkinson's Disease

Purpose: Research Grant; George C. Cotzias, MD, Memorial Fellowship; Post-doc Fellowship
Research: $50k, George: $80k py/3y, Post: $35k 4/1/2015
American Physical Therapy Association: Section on Women's Health
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Physical Therapy

Purpose: Research Grant Awards Program
$10k 4/1/2015
American Psychoanalytic Association
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Mental Illness

Purpose: Fund for Psychoanalytic Research
$20k 4/1/2015
Cancer Research Institute
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Cancer

Purpose: CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
Year 1: $50k, Year 2: $53k, Year 3: $67k 4/1/2015
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
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Cystic Fibrosis
Purpose: Pilot and Feasbility Awards; Rearch Grants
Pilot: $40k
Research: $90k
4/1/2015
Duchenne Parent Project
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Muscular Dystrophy

Purpose: The Dutch Duchenne Parent Project
submit budget, 2 year funding 4/1/2015
McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience
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Neuroscience

Purpose: Memory and Cognitive Disorders Awards
$100k/py/3y 4/1/2015
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 4/1/2015
Progeria Research Foundation
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Pediatrics/Heart Disease

Purpose: Innovator Awards; Established Investigator Awards; Speciality Awards
Innovator: $75k/py/2y; Investigator: $100k/py/3y; Specialty: $50k 4/1/2015
Scoliosis Research Society
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Scoliosis

Purpose: Standard Investigator Grant, New Investigator Grants, Small Exploratory, Alf Nachemson Evidence Based Medicine Grant
Standard: $25k/py/2y; New Investigator: $25/2y; Small: $10k; Alf: $25k/py/2y 4/1/2015
Shock Society
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Trauma

Purpose: Research Fellowship for Early Career Faculty Investigators
$83k/2y 4/1/2015
The James Paul Sutton Medical Research Fund
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Medical Research

Purpose: Cancer and Medical Research Grants
$15k 4/1/2015
Erdheim Chester Disease (ECD) Global Alliance
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Autoimmune Disorder/Cancer

Purpose: LOI: Research Exploring the diagnosis, cause, treatments, and cure of ECD
$100k 4/2/2015
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
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Hand Surgery

Purpose: Basic Science Grant, Clinical Grant
Basic: $20k/1y; Clinical: $40k/2y 4/5/2015
Eye Bank Association of America
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Ophthalmology; Eye Banking; Corneal Transplantation

Purpose: Richard Lindstrom/EBAA Research Fund
$10k 4/6/2015
Brain Aneurysm Foundation
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Neuroscience

Purpose: Research Grant: early detection, improved treatment modalities, and technological advances
$25k 4/10/2015
American Diabetes Association
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Diabetes

Purpose: Core Program: Research Awards (Innovative Basic Science, Innovative Clinical or Translational Science)
Innovative Basic Science: $115k/y/3y;  Clinical or Translational: $200k/y/3y 4/15/2015
American Diabetes Association
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Diabetes

Purpose: Core Program: Development Awards (Junior Faculty Development)
$138/y/up to 4y 4/15/2015
American Diabetes Association
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Diabetes

Purpose: Core Program: Training Awards (Post Doctoral Fellowship, Minority PD Fellowship)
salary support 4/15/2015
Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation
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gene mutation

Purpose: Research Grants
$15k 4/15/2015
CurePSP
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Parkinson's Disease

Purpose: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders)
$100k/3y 4/15/2015
Edna G. Kynett Memorial Foundation (EKG)
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Cardiovascular Disease

Purpose: Community Initiatives, Clinical Research
Up to $50k 4/15/2015
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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MS

Purpose: Career Transition Fellowship
$550k/5y 4/15/2015
Society of Family Planning
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obgyn

Purpose: Request for Proposals: Small research; Junior Investigator
Small: $15k; Junior: $260k/2y; 4/15/2015
Whitehall Foundation
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Basic research: Neurobiology

Purpose: Research Grants, Grants in Aid
$30-75k py/up to 2y 4/15/2015
Worldwide Cancer Research (formerly Alliance for International Cancer Research)
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Cancer

Purpose: Research Grants
submit budget, less than $300k 4/24/2015
Marfan Foundation
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Marfan Syndrome - Basic or Clinical research for all disciplines

Purpose: The Faculty Grant Program
$50/py/2y 4/27/2015
Marfan Foundation
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Marfan Syndrome - Basic or Clinical research for all disciplines

Purpose: Faculty Grant Program
$100k 4/27/2015
Kenneth Rainin Foundation
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Gastroenterology

Purpose: IBD Research- Innovator Awards
$100k for 1 year 4/30/2015
American College of Chest Physicians CHEST Foundation: Clinical Research Grants
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Lung Health
Purpose:
Research Grant in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency; Research Grant in Women's Lung Health; Research Grant in Pulmonary Fibrosis; Research Grant in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Research Grant in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension; Minority Investigator
Alpha-1: $25k; Women's Health: $10k; Pulmonary Fibrosis: $30k; Chronic Obstructive/Arterial Hypertension: $50k/each; Minority Investigator: $25k
4/30/15
American College of Chest Physicians CHEST Foundation:  Community Service Grants
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Lung Health - Community Projects
Purpose: Community Service Grant
$15k 4/30/15
Mary Kay Foundation
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Community Health

Purpose: Call for Applications: Mary Kay Foundation Domestic Violence Shelter Grant Program
submit budget 4/30/2015
* 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
March
       
       
American Society of Radiologic Technologies Foundation
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Radiology

Purpose: RFP
<$10k 3/1/15
American Society of Radiologic Technologists Foundation
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Radiology

Purpose: Professional Research Grant Program
$10k 3/1/15
A-T Children's Project
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Genetic Disease

Purpose: Enabling Drug Screening for Ataxia Telangiectasia
up to $125k/2y 3/1/15
Melanoma Research Foundation
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Melanoma, Skin Cancer

Purpose: Career Development Grant, Established Investigator, Team Awards
CD: $50k/py/2y, EI: $100k/py/2y, Team: 250k/py/2y 3/1/15
American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation
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Family Medicine

Purpose: Family Medicine Cares Resident Service Award
$16.5/y 3/2/15
American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation
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Family Medicine

Purpose: Family Medicine Cares Resident Service Award
$16,500 3/2/15
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
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Ob/Gyn

Purpose: KY Cha Award in Stem Cell Technology
$20k 3/2/15
American Society of Reproductive Medicine
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Ob/Gyn

Purpose: Research Grant Program
up to $50k/2y 3/2/15
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
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Anesthesia

Purpose: Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Grants Program (Clinical and Educational)
$150k 3/2/15
Drexel University
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Nursing

Purpose: Bayada Award for Tecnological Innovation in Nursing Education and Practice
$10k 3/2/15
Health Effects Institute
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Health Effects of Pollution

Purpose: Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigator Award (LOI)
$150k py/3y 3/2/15
Marfan Foundation
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Marfan Syndrome - Genetic Disorder affecting growth/connective tissues (Cardio, ortho, ophta, pulmonary, pain)

Purpose: Early Investigator Grant Program
$37.5k/py/2y 3/2/15
Marfan Foundation
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Marfan Syndrome - Genetic Disorder affecting growth/connective tissues (Cardio, ortho, ophta, pulmonary, pain)

Purpose: Victor A. McKusick Fellowship Program
PhD: $50k/py/2y, MD: $75k/py/2y 3/2/15
Massage Therapy Foundation
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Physical Therapy

Purpose: Research Grants
$30k 3/2/15
Pelvic Floor Disorders Research Foundation
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Ob/Gyn

Purpose: Innovative research grant
submit budget 3/2/15
Society for Vascular Surgery Foundation
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Surgery

Purpose: E.J. Wylie Traveling Fellowship
$12k 3/2/15
American Federation for Aging Research
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Aging

Purpose: Glenn/AFAR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program for Translational Research on Aging
up to $60k 3/3/15
Alpha-1 Foundation
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Gene Research (Lung/Liver disease)

Purpose: Alpha-1 Research Grant
$40k/py/2y 3/4/15
Alzhiemer's Drug and Discovery Foundation
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Alzhiemer's

Purpose: CAPA Consortium
$100k 3/5/15
Prevent Blindness America
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Ophthalmology, Public Health

Purpose:  Joanne Angle Investigator Award
$30k for one year 3/6/15
Thrasher Research Fund
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Pediatrics

Purpose: Early Career Awards
up to $25k (based on budget) 3/6/15
Esther A. & Joseph Klingenstein Fund
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Neuroscience

Purpose: Klingenstein Fellowship Awards in the Neurosciences: Basic or clinical, cellular/molecular, neural systems, psychiatry
$150k over 3y 3/10/15
James S. McDonnell Foundation
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Neuroscience

Purpose: Scholar Awards in Complex System Science
$150k py/3y 3/11/15
Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome Foundation
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SDS/ Pancreatic

Purpose: Research Grants
$70k 3/12/15
Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation
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Brain Cancer/Pediatrics

Purpose: Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Grant, Pilocytic Astrocytoma Award
Ped. Brain Tumor Grant, $30k py/2y, Pilocytic Grant, $50k 3/13/15
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
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Surgery

Purpose: Mentored Research Award
$25 3/13/15
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
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Otolaryngology/Allergies

Purpose: Research Grants for Pilot Studies
submit budget 3/15/15
Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation
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Dermatology

Purpose: Innovative research grant
up to $20k 3/15/15
Research and Education Foundation of the Society for Pediatric Radiology
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Radiology/Pediatric

Purpose: Seed Grant, Pilot Award, Research Fellow Award
seed: $10k, pilot: $50k, fellow: $30k 3/15/15
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Psychiatry

Purpose: Junior Investigator Award
$30k/py/2y 3/16/15
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Psychiatry

Purpose: Pilot Research Award for Child Psychiatry Residents and Junior Faculty
$15k 3/16/15
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Psychiatry

Purpose: Pilot Research Award for Learning Disabilities, supported by the Elaine Schlosser Lewis Fund
$15k 3/16/15
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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Psychiatry

Purpose: Pilot Research Award (supported by Lilly USA, LLC and Pfizer, Inc)
$15k 3/16/15
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
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Cancer

Purpose: Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award AND General Cancer Fellowship Award
$50-60k py/up to 4 years 3/16/15
Human Frontier Science Program
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Life Science

Purpose: Young Investigator Research Grants in Basic Life Sciences
$450k py/3y 3/19/15
Sontag Foundation
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Brain Cancer

Purpose: Distinguished Scientist Awards
$150k py/4y 3/19/15
American Association of Physicists in Medicine
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Physics/Medicine

Purpose: Research Seed Funding Grant
25k 3/20/15
Epilepsy Foundation
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Epilepsy

Purpose: Targeted Research Initiative for Morbidity and Mortality
50k 3/20/15
International Foundation for Ethical Research
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Lab Science

Purpose: Graduate Fellowship Program for Alternatives to the Use of Animals in Science
$15k 3/30/15
International Association for the Study of Pain
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Pain

Purpose: Research Symposium Grant
up to $50k 3/31/15
Vascular Cures
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Vascular Surgery

Purpose: Society of Vascular Surgery (SVS) Foundation Wylie Scholar Grant
$50k py/3y 3/31/15
* 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 3/10/2015

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