Community Funding Opportunities

Due Date: 06-15-2018
This program provides affordable funding to develop essential community facilities in rural areas. An essential community facility is defined as a facility that provides an essential service to the local community for the orderly development of the community in a primarily rural area, and does not include private, commercial, or business undertakings.

Due Date: 11-16-2017
The fund provides low-interest loans to low-income rural communities for predevelopment costs, system upgrades, and new construction of water and wastewater services and facilities. Loans are also available for housing and community development.

The money will be deployed by the NoVo Foundation via three streams to fund: 1) community-based organizations¿ budget line items on continuing operations; 2) organizations and efforts in the southeastern U.S. in concert with a yet-undetermined regional partner. This money will also be used to form new organizations necessary to affect change and to fund individual efforts that may exist outside of established organizations; 3) broader concerns on a national level, including research organizations and policy change measures.

The Avon Breast Health Outreach Program (BHOP) provides grants to nonprofit organizations to conduct outreach, provide education on breast health and breast cancer screening, link medically underserved women to care providers and clinical screening services, and help navigate patients through any necessary follow-up care.

Discovery Funding Opportunities

Due Date: 08-20-2018
The goal of this FOA is to advance the field of population dynamics research by increasing research impact, innovation, and productivity; developing junior scientists; and maximizing the efficiency of research support.

Due Date: 08-20-2018
The goal of FOA is to advance the field of population dynamics research by increasing research impact, innovation, and productivity; developing junior scientists and maximizing the efficiency of research support.

Due Date: 08-24-2018
The NIH Common Fund¿s Somatic Cell Genome Editing (SCGE) program aims to accelerate the translation of genome editing technology into clinical applications by enabling a new Consortium of researchers to develop quality tools for safe and effective genome editing and provide these tools to the research community for future therapy development. The NIH is now inviting applications for Large Animal Testing Centers for Evaluation of Somatic Cell Genome Editing Tools (U42 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (RFA-RM-18-014). The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support the establishment of two Large Animal Testing Centers for the SCGE Consortium, one for testing genome editing delivery technologies and editors in pigs, and another for testing in monkeys (rhesus and marmosets).

Due Date: 08-28-2018
The purpose of this FOA, issued by the National Cancer Institute, is to support the CHTN. The goal for CHTN is to collect and distribute to investigators high quality human tissue specimens to facilitate basic and early translational cancer research.

Due Date: 08-31-2018
The Translational Research Program puts you on the bench-to-bedside fast track when it comes to finding better treatment and cures for leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society funds new and innovative research that shows high promise for translating basic biomedical knowledge to clinical application.

Due Date: 08-31-2018
Winship Cancer Institute is the recipient of an Institutional Research Grant from the American Cancer Society (ACS), the goal of which is to foster the careers of junior faculty engaged in cancer research.

Due Date: 08-31-2018
The goal of the Informatics Research Starter Grants program is to promote development and use of novel informatics in an integrative approach toward understanding normal processes of human biology and disease processes. The awards offer financial support to individuals beginning independent research careers in pharmaceutics (including basic pharmaceutics, biopharmaceutics, pharmaceutical technology, and pharmaceutical biotechnology) at the faculty level.

Due Date: 09-07-2018
The objective of this American Gastroenterological Association Research Foundation pilot research award is to provide funds for early career investigators or established investigators pursuing new research directions.

Due Date: 09-07-2018
The objective of this pilot research award is to provide funds for early career investigators to help establish their research careers or to support projects that represent new research directions for established investigators.

Due Date: 08-13-2018
The Research Project Grant (R01) is an award made by AHRQ to an institution/organization to support a discrete, specified health services research project. The R03 grant mechanism supports different types of health services research projects including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology. The health services research demonstration and dissemination grants (R18) is made to an institution or organization to support a discrete, specified health services research project.

Due Date: 09-06-2018
The Collaboratory will: 1) serve as a national resource to promote development of pragmatic trials and demonstration projects to improve care and health outcomes for PWD and their caregivers; 2) support pilot pragmatic trials within the Collaboratory; 3) develop and disseminate technical and policy guidelines and best practices for effectively conducting AD/ADRD research studies in partnership with health care systems; 4) work collaboratively with researchers to provide technical support for scaling up pilot studies; and 5) disseminate best practices for engaging stakeholders, conducting ethical research in the special circumstances of dementia care, and involving long-term and acute-care providers.

Due Date: 09-07-2018
This FO solicits proposals for device-based clinical studies (involving peripheral or spinal neuromodulation) that go beyond immediate primary clinical endpoints to collect data that enhance mechanistic understanding and/or provide other physiological or anatomical insights in support of SPARC¿s mission to create anatomical and functional peripheral neural circuit maps.

Due Date: 09-10-2018
Supports exceptionally creative early career scientists proposing innovative and high-impact projects. The NIH definition of an Early Stage Investigator now includes clinical training.

Due Date: 09-14-2018
The program provides unique opportunities for exceptionally creative scientists to pursue highly innovative approaches to address major challenges in biomedical or behavioral research. Any research topic relevant to the broad mission of NIH is welcome. NIH especially encourages women and members of groups that are underrepresented in NIH-funded research to apply.

Due Date: 09-17-2018
For research related to systemic sclerosis.

Due Date: 09-18-2018
Deprescribing, the cessation of long-term therapy under clinician supervision, is a fundamental technique of geriatric practice and palliative medicine to address inappropriate medication use and/or polypharmacy common among older adults with multimorbidity.

Due Date: 09-18-2018
The fund provides grants for clinical, hypothesis-driven research that offers substantial promise for meaningful advances in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of children's diseases, particularly research that offers broad-based applications

Due Date: 09-21-2018
Supports individuals or teams proposing projects that are inherently risky and untested but have the potential to create or overturn fundamental paradigms.

Due Date: 09-28-2018
The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) greatly value the development of Young Investigators and Early Career Professionals and therefore, provide funded Investigator-led Research opportunities through a limited number of Young Investigator Database Research Seed Grants using data from AHA/ASA Quality Improvement Programs, including Get With The Guidelines.

Due Date: 09-28-2018
The Scholars in Sexuality Research Grants Program offers young investigators interested in sexuality research the opportunity to obtain funding to support their research while engaged in qualifying research in sexuality.

Due Date: 10-01-2018
This award aims to recognize the importance of good clinical research and to encourage young investigators in clinical studies related to Alzheimer¿s and related dementias.

Due Date: 10-05-2018
The AASLD Foundation Bridge Award supports investigators who have recently submitted an NIH R or other federally-funded equivalent award and have received competitive scores on their proposal, but were not funded, as they strengthen their proposal for resubmission to the NIH or other federal agency.

Due Date: 10-09-2018
NCATS announces two new Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network (RDCRN) program funding opportunities to support collaborative clinical research on rare diseases. The Center is accepting applications for Rare Diseases Clinical Research Consortia and a Data Management and Coordinating Center (DMCC).

Due Date: 10-18-2018
This FOA solicits Edward R. Roybal Centers for Translation Research in the Behavioral and Social Sciences of Aging. The purpose of the Roybal Centers is to develop behavioral interventions that improve the health and well-being of people as they are aging and the capacity of institutions to adapt to societal aging. Roybal Centers will conduct Stage 0 through IV pilot studies in accordance with the multidirectional, translational NIH Stage Model, to produce potent and implementable principle-driven behavioral interventions.

Due Date: 10-18-2018
The purpose of this FOA is to support the development of innovative technologies to non-invasively label and monitor genome edited cells in vivo. The ultimate goal for these technologies is to inform on safety and efficacy of in vivo genome editing over time.

Due Date: 10-18-2018
The program aims to accelerate the translation of genome editing technology into clinical applications by enabling a new consortium of researchers to develop quality tools for safe and effective genome editing and provide these tools to the research community for future therapy development.

Due Date: 10-23-2018
The purpose of this award is to support mid-career investigators with unusual promise and established records of accomplishments; candidates have a demonstrated commitment to cardiovascular or cerebrovascular science as indicated by prior publication history and scientific accomplishments.

Due Date: 10-18-2018
This FOA invites early-stage physician and other health professional investigators with a commitment to aging and/or aging-related diseases to apply for this award to advance their research and leadership skills in their specialty and in the broader field of aging and geriatrics research.

Due Date: 10-30-2018
This program aims to support researchers to do highly innovative work on important problems in genomics. The PD/PIs should be creative investigators, early in their careers, who are part of consortia, large research groups, or other team-science efforts. PD/PIs will have flexibility to take their research in novel directions as scientific opportunities arise during this award.

Due Date: 10-31-2018
The purpose of this FOA is to establish one or two centers that can rapidly generate high quality whole genome sequence and variant data from a large number of human specimens representing two types of pediatric conditions-childhood cancers and structural birth defects.

Due Date: 11-01-2018
NCATS¿ Stem Cell Translation Laboratory (SCTL) is seeking new collaborations to help achieve common goals in induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) biology in a faster and more coordinated fashion

Due Date: 11-05-2018
The foundation is accepting concept papers for health and/or nutrition-related research projects focused on improving the health, nutrition, and/or development of infants and young children. In particular, the foundation is looking for practical solutions that can be rapidly implemented on a broad scale and within a predictable time frame to clinical application. Major target areas for research include new diagnostic tools that may be more rapid, more specific, more sensitive, and less invasive; new treatment regimens that are improved or novel, less stressful or painful, more targeted, have less side effects, and provide optimal dosing; symptom relief; preventative measures; assessment of deficiencies or excesses (vitamins, minerals, drugs, etc.); and risk assessment tools or measures for environmental hazards, trauma, etc.

Due Date: 11-08-2018
This FOA will provide support for the center that will supply the infrastructure needed to support research coordination, collaboration, and dissemination of advances made by the NIDDK funded Human Islet Research Network (HIRN).

Due Date: 08-25-2018
This FOA encourages Small Research Grant (R03) applications, and expresses AHRQ priority areas of interest for ongoing small research projects.

Due Date: 11-30-2018
The National Blood Foundation awards grants for investigator-initiated original research in all aspects of blood banking, transfusion medicine, cellular therapies and patient blood management.

Due Date: 12-04-2018
The purpose of this one year, $20,000 award is to provide supplementary funding during the pilot phase of basic, translational, or clinical research projects in autoimmune liver disease (e.g. autoimmune hepatitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, primary biliary cholangitis) in preparation for future grant applications by the recipient.

Due Date: 12-06-2018
This FOA encourages applications from integrative teams and individual investigators for projects to determine the mechanisms underlying the contribution of these risk-associated genes and their variants for Type 1 Diabetes (T1D). The purpose is to accelerate the discovery of function of the causal genes and variants that influence the risk for disease.

Due Date: 12-06-2018
Understanding Skeletal Effects of Type 1 Diabetes (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Due Date: 12-13-2018
The purpose of this FOA is to support the development and validation of modeling and simulation methods and related tools to examine HIV transmission dynamics, make epidemic projections, and estimate the impact of HIV treatment and prevention. Investigators are expected to share these resources with other researchers.

Due Date: 07-23-2018
To give research teams extra time to consider their applications, PCORI posted five research funding preannouncements. Two preannouncements describe soon-to-be-reopened funding opportunities; one focuses on medication-assisted treatment delivery for pregnant women with substance use disorders and the other focuses on symptom management for advanced illnesses. A third preannouncement focuses on addressing health disparities and a fourth on improving methods for conducting patient-centered outcomes research. The fifth preannouncement will focus on the implementation of effective shared decision making approaches in healthcare settings.

Due Date: 06-15-2018
The NIH Common Fund has established the Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program (Kids First) to develop a pediatric research data resource populated by genome sequence and phenotype data that will be of high value for the communities of investigators who study the genetics of childhood cancers and/or structural birth defects.

Due Date: 04-09-2018
The CDMRP is providing information to allow investigators time to plan and develop ideas for submission to anticipated FY18 funding opportunities for ALS, MS, breast and ovarian cancers, and bone marrow failure research.

This FOA encourages grant applications that propose adapting adult biomarkers to children. This would include the application and validation of biomarkers developed in adults to pediatric diagnosis, prognosis, and estimation of disease progression, toxicity, and response to therapy.

Due Date: 12-31-2017
NIH is offering funding for administrative supplements to encourage and improve the diversity of the research workforce. This funding can help recruitment efforts and support for students, postdoctorates and eligible investigators from groups that have been underrepresented in health-related research.

Due Date: 12-29-2017
This FOA calls for research on the health of transgender and gender nonconforming people of all ages, who are questioning their gender identity and those individuals who are making or who have made a transition from being identified as one gender to the other. This group encompasses individuals whose gender identity differs from the sex on their original birth certificate or whose gender expression varies significantly from what is traditionally associated with or typical for that sex.

The grant will support research by a junior investigator. Applicants are encouraged to consider using the SGIM Research Dataset Compendium for their proposed research projects. This resource provides information about a number of public use datasets and provides opportunities from investigators to get mentoring and one-time consultation from senior SGIM members who are experienced in accessing and using the datasets.

The objective of the award is to provide support for senior investigators who have the expertise and leadership skills to enhance aging and geriatric research capacity within their academic institution.

This FOA will support small grants on primary immunodeficiency diseases focusing on ex vivo studies with human specimens and on studies with current or new animal models including novel clinical strategies for detecting, identifying the molecular basis of, or developing innovative therapies for primary immunodeficiency diseases.

The NIH Commons Credits Model is a time- and cost-efficient way for NIH-funded biomedical investigators to gain cloud computing support for their current research as well as pave the way toward better accessibility, interoperability, and reuse of digital objects for future research. This is not a grant; this funding is recommended to supplement current NIH grants or to jump start a related grant in the biomedical space.

This FOA encourages exploratory or developmental research grant applications to develop new tools, methods, and models focused on palliative care in geriatric populations. The request for applications covers studies in a variety of healthcare or community settings. R01 and R21 available

Evidence for Action (E4A), a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, funds research that expands the evidence base needed to build a Culture of Health. Their mission is to support rigorously designed quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research that yields convincing findings regarding the population health, well-being, and equity impacts of specific policies, programs and partnerships.

This FOA invites R01 applications that propose to study the ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) of human genome research. Proposed approaches may include but are not limited to data-generating qualitative and quantitative approaches, legal, economic and normative analyses, and other types of analytical and conceptual research methodologies, such as those involving the direct engagement of stakeholders.

This FOA encourages applications that propose to conduct secondary analyses of publicly available NICHD-funded data sets or stored biospecimens. The goal of this program is to facilitate innovative yet cost-effective research utilizing data and biospecimens collected with NICHD resources.

The program is designed to develop partnerships between pharmaceutical companies and the biomedical research community to advance therapeutics development. X02, UG3/UH3, and pediatric UG3/UH3 available.

Are you frustrated with a device that you use? Is there a clinical process you see that needs improvement? Do you have a brilliant idea for a system, device, or program that would make life better `For the Kids¿? Quick Wins is a funding program put in place to provide rapid solutions to unmet clinical and business needs at Children¿s Healthcare of Atlanta.

Due Date: 01-03-2019
The purpose of this FOA is to solicit applications to support a Leadership Group for a Clinical Research Network on Antibacterial Resistance (AR), which was initiated to develop, implement, and manage a clinical research program to address key clinical research questions in AR.

Due Date: 02-01-2019
This FOA invites applications to provide infrastructure support for advancing development of specific high-priority areas of behavioral and social research of relevance to aging. The infrastructure support will facilitate research networks through meetings, conferences, small-scale pilots, short-term educational opportunities (such as intensive workshops, summer institutes, or visiting scholar programs), and dissemination to encourage growth and development of specified priority areas and build resources for advancing aging-relevant research in the field at large. Network applications are limited to the following areas: (1) Midlife Reversibility of Biobehavioral Risk Associated with Early Life Adversity, (2) Stress Measurement, (3) Reproducibility in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, (4) Life Course Health Disparities at Older Ages, (5) Genomics of Behavioral and Social Science, (6) Integrating Animal Models to Inform Behavioral and Social Research on Aging, and (7) Rural Aging.

Due Date: 02-01-2019
This FOA invites applications to provide infrastructure support for advancing development of specific high-priority areas of behavioral and social research of relevance to Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease related dementias. The infrastructure support will facilitate research networks through meetings, conferences, small-scale pilots, short-term educational opportunities (such as intensive workshops, summer institutes, or visiting scholar programs), and dissemination to encourage growth and development of specified priority areas and build resources for advancing aging-relevant research in the field at large.

Due Date: 12-14-2018
The initiative focuses on innovative research within the NIAMS mission by encouraging applicants to pursue unusual observations, test imaginative hypotheses, investigate creative concepts, and build ground-breaking paradigms, all of which deviate significantly from the current prevailing theories or practice. This FOA is particularly designed to encourage the submission of projects that are considered too risky, premature, controversial, or unconventional for other NIH mechanisms. This FOA intends to support disease-focused translational studies.

Due Date: 09-27-2018
The NIH Common Fund announces FY 2019 funding opportunity for the NIH Director's Early Independence Awards in the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program. The program provides unique opportunities for exceptionally creative scientists to pursue highly innovative approaches to address major challenges in biomedical or behavioral research.

Training Funding Opportunities

Due Date: 08-31-2018
This FOA encourages applications for the Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program for the purpose of supporting the research activities during the early stage careers of independent clinical researchers. The program offers the opportunity for a unique bridge between the NIH intramural and extramural research communities and contains two phases.

Due Date: 09-01-2018
The goal of the program is to promote the development and use of novel informatics in understanding the normal processes of human biology and disease. Informatics awards support the career development of scientists engaged in research that significantly integrates state-of-the-art information technology developed with advanced biological, chemical, and pharmacological sciences in the areas of genetics proteomics, molecular systems biology, medical (human) pathways and networks, pharmaco-integrative biology, population modeling and simulation, novel approaches to the analysis of big data, and genomics molecular epidemiology.

Due Date: 09-05-2018
These grants are intended to foster the early career development of researchers who have transitioned from graduate work in the physical/mathematical/computational sciences or engineering into postdoctoral work in the biological sciences, and who are dedicated to pursuing a career in academic research.

Due Date: 09-21-2018
The purpose of the award is to recognize and provide financial support for research efforts by outstanding young cardiovascular scholars. This award is to encourage junior faculty in the early phases of their careers in the field of cardiology.

Due Date: 09-21-2018
The purpose of this award is to encourage junior faculty in the early phases of their careers in the field of cardiology and to recognize and provide financial support for research efforts made by these outstanding cardiovascular scholars.

Due Date: 09-07-2018
The objective of the award is to support young gastroenterologists working toward independent and productive research careers in digestive diseases by ensuring that a major proportion of their time is protected for research.

Due Date: 09-10-2018
The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this NHLBI R25 program is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce by providing research experiences and related opportunities that enrich the pool of individuals from nationally underrepresented groups who will be available to compete for research opportunities in the mission areas of importance to NHLBI.

Due Date: 09-20-2018
The over-arching goal of this program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation¿s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs. This FOA is intended to support research education activities that enhance the knowledge of substance abuse and addiction research.

Due Date: 09-28-2018
The program is intended to support "¿research in medicine, chemistry and the biological science." Grants will be made to selected academic institutions to support the independent research of outstanding individuals who are in the first or second year of their first appointment at the assistant professor level, and whose current appointment is a tenure-track position. The Searle Scholars Program selection committee is primarily interested in the potential of applicants to make innovative and high-impact contributions to research over an extended period of time.

Due Date: 10-01-2018
The goal of this new award is to support developing physician-scientists with innovative research projects of excellence related to internal medicine and its subspecialties.

Due Date: 10-10-2018
This FOA invites applications to enhance the pool of highly trained investigators from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups underrepresented in research areas of interest to the NHLBI. The career development will take place under the guidance of an experienced mentor in the biomedical, behavioral or clinical sciences leading to research independence. It is targeted toward individuals whose basic, clinical, and translational research interests are grounded in the advanced methods and experimental approaches needed to solve problems related to cardiovascular, pulmonary, and hematologic diseases and sleep disorders in the general and health disparities populations.

Due Date: 10-15-2018
The program is intended to support young investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The program makes grants to selected academic institutions to support the independent research of outstanding individuals who are in their first few years of their appointment at the assistant professor level.

Due Date: 10-15-2018
In basic, preclinical, clinical, and epidemiology research

Due Date: 12-14-2018
The objective of the award is to support young gastroenterologists working toward independent and productive research careers in digestive diseases by ensuring that a major proportion of their time is protected for research.

Due Date: 06-04-2019
The goal of FOA is to support the independence of physician-scientist (PS) early-stage investigator (PS-ESI) faculty committed to academic careers in heart, lung, and blood diseases, and sleep disorders (HLBS) research and related implementation science by providing adequate protected time to conduct high quality research and establish independent research careers.

Commercialization Funding Opportunities

Due Date: 09-05-2018
The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at the National Institutes of Health invites small businesses to apply for funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR). NCATS encourages applications that address a range of focus areas relevant to any stage of translation, from target validation through pre-clinical and clinical evaluation, to intervention implementation and dissemination, including drug discovery and development; biomedical, clinical, and health research informatics; and clinical, dissemination, and implementation research.

Due Date: 09-11-2018
This FOA solicits Phase I (R43) Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant applications from small business concerns (SBCs) to develop and/or adapt novel technologies to enable the characterization of human exposures to engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) and to monitor or assess ENMs in diverse media ranging from biological samples to air and water.

Due Date: 09-19-2018
NIH participating Institutes and Centers, in coordination with the U.S. FDA, invite cooperative agreement applications to support investigator-initiated and small business research studies aimed at furthering the field of regenerative medicine using adult stem cells.

Due Date: 10-22-2018
The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at the National Institutes of Health invites small businesses to apply for funding through the 2019 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract to support small businesses interested in developing innovative health technologies.

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