Requests for Proposals

Funder Area Description Amount Deadline Link
Alzheimer's Assocation Alzheimer's Multiple grants for Alzheimer's research for investigators at every stage of their careers. varies varies https://www.alz.org/research/alzheimers_grants/types_of_grants.asp
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Alzheimer's Prevention Beyond the Pipeline: For comparative effectiveness research, prevention clinical trials, and epidemiological studies that probe whether the use or choice of drugs alters the risk for dementia or cognitive decline $50,000-$100,000 January, April, July, October https://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/funding-opportunities
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Alzheimer's Biomarkers Development: For the development and validation of novel and existing biomarkers that will enhance the design and performance of clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease, related dementias, and cognitive aging $150,000-$300,000 January, April, July, October https://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/funding-opportunities
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Alzheimer's Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials: to support Phase 0 through Phase 2 clinical trials, experimental medicine studies in human subjects, and IND-enabling studies up to $3,000,000 January, April, July, October https://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/funding-opportunities
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation Alzheimer's Drug Discovery: to programs that advance novel lead molecules to the clinical candidate selection stage, or build preclinical evidence in relevant animal models for repurposed/repositioned drugs $150,000-$600,000 January, April, July, October https://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/funding-opportunities
American Cancer Society Cancer, Early Career Research Scholar Grant: for investigator-initiated projects across the cancer research continuum for investigators in the first 6 years of an independent research career or faculty appointment up to $660k April, October https://www.cancer.org/research/we-fund-cancer-research/apply-research-grant/grant-types.html
American Cancer Society Cancer, Early Career Clinician Scientist Development Grant: to allow junior faculty who see patients to be mentored and participate in research training to aid their development as independent clinician scientists $135,000 April, October https://www.cancer.org/research/we-fund-cancer-research/apply-research-grant/grant-types/clinician-scientist-development-grant.html
American Cancer Society Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship: to support the training of researchers who have received a doctoral degree to provide initial funding leading to an independent career in cancer research (including basic, preclinical, clinical, cancer control, psychosocial, behavioral, epidemiology, health services and health policy research) $162,000 April https://www.cancer.org/research/we-fund-cancer-research/apply-research-grant/grant-types/postdoctoral-fellowships.html
American Diabetes Association Diabetes Innovative Basic Science Award: to support basic research with novel and innovative hypotheses in any area relevant to the etiology or pathophysiology of diabetes and its complications that holds significant promise for advancing the prevention, cure or treatment of diabetes up to $345,000 April http://professional.diabetes.org/meetings/core-program
American Diabetes Association Diabetes Innovative Clinical or Translational Science Award: for innovative hypotheses, performed in human subjects, or research approaches to accelerate the transition of scientific discoveries into clinical application. Studies supported with these awards must directly involve human subjects, human samples and/or data, and offer considerable promise for advancing the cure, prevention or treatment of diabetes up to $600,000 April http://professional.diabetes.org/meetings/core-program
American Diabetes Association Diabetes, Early Career Junior Faculty Development Awards: for early investigators as they establish independence as diabetes researchers up to $552,000 April http://professional.diabetes.org/meetings/core-program
American Diabetes Association Diabetes, Early Career Postdoctoral Fellowship: to postdoctoral researchers (MD, MD/PhD, PhD, DVM, or equivalent) to provide support for high quality training in disciplines and topics relevant to diabetes up to $196,000 April http://professional.diabetes.org/meetings/core-program
American Diabetes Association Diabetes, Early Career Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship: to minority postdoctoral researchers (MD, MD/PhD, PhD, DVM, or equivalent) to provide support for high quality training in disciplines and topics relevant to diabetes up to $196,000 April http://professional.diabetes.org/meetings/core-program
American Diabetes Association Diabetes, Early Career Pathway Program: for young scientists at the peak of their creativity to provide them with freedom, autonomy, and the financial and professional resources to set them on the road to breakthrough discoveries within diabetes around $1,000,000 July http://professional.diabetes.org/meetings/pathway-stop-diabetes%C2%AE
amfAR HIV/AIDS Grants for targeted and general HIV/AIDS research varies varies http://www.amfar.org/In-the-Lab/Research-Grants/
Angelman Syndrome Foundation Neurology Research Grants: for projects in the pre-clinical, translational, and clinical research stage that investigate any or all aspects of Angelman syndrome up to $200,000 April, October https://www.angelman.org/research/call-for-proposals/
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Early Career The Beckman Young Investigator Program: for research support to the most promising young faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers in the chemical and life sciences, particularly to foster the invention of methods, instruments and materials that will open up new avenues of research $600,000 August http://www.beckman-foundation.org/programs/beckman-young-investigators-program-information
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Global Health The Global Health Division: to reduce inequities in health by developing new tools and strategies to reduce the burden of infectious disease and the leading causes of child mortality in developing countries varies varies https://www.gatesfoundation.org/What-We-Do
BrightFocus Foundation Alzheimer's Alzheimer's Disease Research Grants: for researchers who have already generated some amount of preliminary data, but are often required to demonstrate additional, significant progress before they can apply to governmental or industrial funding agencies $300,000 October https://www.brightfocus.org/grants/types-grants
BrightFocus Foundation Opthalmology, Early Career Alzheimer's Disease Research Program Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards: for young researchers in their final stages of mentored training $150,000 October https://www.brightfocus.org/grants/types-grants
BrightFocus Foundation Opthalmology Macular Degeneration Research Program: for researchers who have already generated some amount of preliminary data, but are often required to demonstrate additional, significant progress before they can apply to governmental or industrial funding agencies up to $160,000 July https://www.brightfocus.org/grants/types-grants
BrightFocus Foundation Opthalmology National Glaucoma Research Program: for researchers who have already generated some amount of preliminary data, but are often required to demonstrate additional, significant progress before they can apply to governmental or industrial funding agencies $150,000 November https://www.brightfocus.org/grants/types-grants
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Biomedical Research, Early Career Career Awards for Medical Scientists: for basic biomedical, disease-oriented, or translational research $700,000 October http://www.bwfund.org/grant-programs/biomedical-sciences/career-awards-medical-scientists
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Biomedical Research, Early Career Career Awards at the Scientific Interface: for postdoctoral work in the biological sciences and investigators dedicated to pursuing a career in academic research $500,000 September http://www.bwfund.org/grant-programs/interfaces-science/career-awards-scientific-interface
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Early Career, Minorities Postdoctoral Enrichment Program: to support the career development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows $60,000 January http://www.bwfund.org/grant-programs/diversity-science/postdoctoral-enrichment-program
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Infectious Disease Investigators in the Pathogensesis of Infectious Disease: to support accomplished investigators at the assistant professor level to study pathogenesis, with a focus on the interplay between human and microbial biology, shedding light on how human and microbial systems are affected by their encounters $500,000 November http://www.bwfund.org/page.php?mode=privateview&pageID=105
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Preterm Birth, Genomics Preterm Birth Initiative: to increase the understanding of the biological mechanisms underlying parturition and spontaneous preterm birth $600,000 December http://www.bwfund.org/pages/363/PTBI-/
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Regulatory Science, Translational Research Innovation in Regulatory Science: to academic investigators developing new methodologies or innovative approaches in regulatory science that will ultimately inform the regulatory decisions of the FDA and others $500,000 March http://www.bwfund.org/grant-programs/regulatory-science/innovation-regulatory-science
California Health Care Foundation Underserved, Policy Various grants to advance meaningful, measurable improvements in the way the health care delivery system provides care to Californians, particularly those with low incomes and the underserved varies varies https://www.chcf.org/grants/request-for-proposals/
California Wellness Foundation Underserved Bridging the Gaps in Access and Quality Care: to strengthen health care systems and organizations to improve quality of care for vulnerable communities varies rolling https://www.calwellness.org/grants_program/bridging_the_gaps_in_access_and_quality_care.php
California Wellness Foundation Underserved Promoting Healthy and Safe Neighborhoods: improving the health and safety of communities varies rolling https://www.calwellness.org/grants_program/promoting_healthy_and_safe_neighborhoods.php
Campbell Foundation HIV/AIDS To fund alternative, nontraditional avenues of research that will have direct clinical impact/relevancy to the HIV care/research community varies up to $100,000 January, April, July, October https://www.campbellfoundation.net/grant-requests
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Cancer Innovation Award: in support of novel, exceptionally creative research to impact cancer treatment up to $450,000 June https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/innovation
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Cancer, Early Career Damon Runyon Fellowship Award: to help early-career scientists hone their cancer research skills and explore their own ideas while working with mentors $200k-$240k over four years March https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/fellowship
Donaghue Foundation Geriatrics Another Look: for health-related research projects that can improve the quality of care and the quality of life for the elderly population in nursing homes or other care facilities $750,000 awarded to up to six projects February http://donaghue.org/grant-opportunities/
Donaghue Foundation Policy Greater Value Portfolio: to test approaches and tools for organizations to improve the value of the healthcare they provide to patients and communities $400,000 May http://donaghue.org/grant-opportunities/
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Medical Research Medical Research Program: to advance the translation of biomedical discoveries into applications that improve human health through the support of clinical research varies TBA http://www.ddcf.org/grants/open-competitions-and-funding-opportunities/
Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Biomedical Research For biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis, or treatment of disease $180,000 August http://www.emallinckrodtfoundation.org/Funding_History.html
Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Cancer Research For research directed toward identifying new treatments or cures for cancer, particularly for a one year period which establishes capabilities of new cancer researchers, or new cancer approaches by established researchers about $100,000-$200,000 April, August, December http://www.pardeefoundation.org/grants.aspx
Gerber Foundation Pediatrics Research on health, nutrition, and environmental hazards up to $350,000 May, November http://www.gerberfoundation.org/how-to-apply/
Gilead Medical Education Medical and Scientific Support: for high-impact, continuing medical education programs that expand the knowledge and skills of healthcare professionals varies rolling http://www.gilead.com/responsibility/corporate-contributions/north-america/grants-programs
Glenn Foundation for Med Research Aging, Biomedicine B.I.G. (Breakthroughs in Gerontology) Award: provides timely support to a small number of research projects that are relatively high risk but which offer significant promise of yielding transforming discoveries in the fundamental biology of aging up to $200,000 January http://www.afar.org/research/funding/big/
Greenwall Foundation Bioethics, Early Career Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics: a career development award to enable junior faculty members to carry out innovative bioethics research 50% salary support for three years late summer http://greenwall.org/faculty-scholars-program.php
Hilton Foundation Multiple Sclerosis Bridging Award: to connect postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service within MS $620,000 November https://www.hiltonfoundation.org/priorities/multiple-sclerosis/award
Hilton Foundation Multiple Sclerosis Pilot Innovator Grants: to provide young investigators pilot grants to explore new lines of MS research $60,000-$120,000 November https://www.hiltonfoundation.org/priorities/multiple-sclerosis/award
James S. McDonnell Foundation Early Career Studying Complex Systems: for Postdoctoral Fellowships and Collaborative Activity Awards furthering the science of complex systems and/or proposals intending to apply complex system tools and models to problems where such approaches are not yet considered usual or mainstream $200,000 (Postdoctoral Fellowship), flexible for collaborative activity June https://www.jsmf.org/apply/fellowship/
Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research Early Career Post-doctoral fellowship: for the study of the basic biology and chemistry of the underlying processes $155,500 February http://www.jccfund.org/fellowship-information/
Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Early Career The Macy Faculty Scholars Program: to identify and nurture the careers of educational innovators in medicine and nursing $200,000 February http://macyfoundation.org/macy-scholars/apply
Kenneth Rainin Foundation Inflammatory Bowel Disease Innovator Award: for one-year research projects in IBD $200,000 February http://krfoundation.org/health/grants/innovator-awards/
Kenneth Rainin Foundation Inflammatory Bowel Disease Synergy Award: to encourage collaboration among health researchers from across disciplines to advance the study of IBD up to $300,000 September https://krfoundation.org/health/grants/synergy-award/guidelines/
Larry L. Hillblom Foundation Aging Start-Up Grant in Aging: to initiate independent research careers in chronic and degenerative diseases associated with aging up to $210,000 January https://www.llhf.org/grant-seekers/instructions/start-up-grant-instructions
Larry L. Hillblom Foundation Aging Fellowship in Aging: to provide post-doctoral research fellowship training to qualified applicants in chronic and degenerative diseases associated with aging up to $180,000 January https://www.llhf.org/grant-seekers/instructions/fellowship-grant-instructions
Larry L. Hillblom Foundation Diabetes Start-Up Grant in Diabetes: to initiate independent research careers in diabetes up to $210,000 January https://www.llhf.org/grant-seekers/instructions/start-up-grant-instructions
Larry L. Hillblom Foundation Diabetes Fellowship in Diabetes: to provide post-doctoral research fellowship training to qualified applicants in diabetes up to $180,000 January https://www.llhf.org/grant-seekers/instructions/fellowship-grant-instructions
Life Sciences Research Foundation Life Sciences, Early Career Fellowships for young scientists at a critical juncture of training in all areas of basic life sciences $186,000 October http://www.lsrf.org/apply/application-instructions
Lupus Research Institute Rheumatology Insight Prize: to an investigator with a record of innovation and productivity and who has made a novel insight and/or discovery in an area of research in the pathogenesis or treatment of lupus $100,000 February http://www.lupusinsightprize.org
McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience Neuroscience Scholar Awards: for young scientists working on problems that, if solved at the basic level, would have immediate and significant impact on clinically relevant issues in neuroscience $225,000 January https://www.mcknight.org/programs/the-mcknight-endowment-fund-for-neuroscience/scholar-awards/
McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience Neuroscience Memory and Cognitive Disorders Awards: for research aimed at translating laboratory discoveries about the brain and nervous system into diagnoses and therapies to improve human health $300,000 March https://www.mcknight.org/programs/the-mcknight-endowment-fund-for-neuroscience/memory-cognitive-disorders-awards/
McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience Neuroscience Technology Awards: to advance and enlarge the range of technologies available to the neurosciences $200,000 December https://www.mcknight.org/programs/the-mcknight-endowment-fund-for-neuroscience/technology-awards/
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Parkinson's Disease Target Advancement Program: to promote critical target validation studies within academic and industry laboratories $100,000 September https://www.michaeljfox.org/research/apply-for-grant.html
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Parkinson's Disease Therapeutic Development Program: to support therapies along the pre-clinical and clinical path and projects with potential for fundamentally altering disease course and/or significantly improving treatment of symptoms $100,000-$500,000 September https://www.michaeljfox.org/research/apply-for-grant.html
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Parkinson's Disease Improved Biomarkers and Clinial Outcome Measures Program: to support research that will develop biomarker tools and clinical outcome measures to assist in target validation for therapeutic development and ultimately inform clinical trial design, execution and interpretation of results funding multiple projects totaling up to $4,000,000 September https://www.michaeljfox.org/research/apply-for-grant.html
Muscular Dystrophy Association Neurology Discovery Research: to understand the causes of myscular dystrophy, unraveling pathways involved in disease, identifying novel drug targets, and testing new strategies to treat disease up to $300,000 December, June https://www.mda.org/research/funding-opportunities
Muscular Dystrophy Association Neurology Translational Research: to move new drug targets into the clinic rapidly and efficiently up to $1,000,000 March, June, September, December https://www.mda.org/research/funding-opportunities
National Ataxia Foundation Neurology Research Grants: for early or pilot phases of studies and ongoing investigations up to $15,000 July https://ataxia.org/researcher-resources/#spnResearchGrants
National Ataxia Foundation Neurology, Early Career Young Investigator: to help researchers establish a career in ataxia research $35,000 August https://ataxia.org/researcher-resources/#spnResearchGrants
National Ataxia Foundation Neurology, Early Career Fellowship Award: for those who have completed 1-2 years of postdoctoral training and shown a commitment to ataxia research up to $35,000 August https://ataxia.org/researcher-resources/#spnResearchGrants
Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Orthopaedics Research-Specific Grants: multiple opportunities within orthopaedics up to $150,000 July http://www.oref.org/grants-and-awards/grant-programs/research-specific-grants
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Cancer Translational Research Grant: to an independent investigator conducting high priority pancreatic cancer research poised for important translational next steps $500,000 January https://www.pancan.org/research/grants-program/apply-for-a-pancreatic-cancer-research-grant/
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Cancer, Early Career Catalyst Grant: for a junior faculty to conduct pancreatic cancer research and establish a successful career path $500,000 December https://www.pancan.org/research/grants-program/apply-for-a-pancreatic-cancer-research-grant/
PCORI Policy For projects that answer patient-centered questions about health and health care varies varies https://www.pcori.org/funding-opportunities
PhRMA Foundatin Pharmacology Research Starter Grants: to individuals beginning independent research careers at the faculty level within pharmacology $100,000 February or September depending on field http://www.phrmafoundation.org/2018-awards/research-starter-grants/
PhRMA Foundatin Pharmacology Post Doctoral Award: for individuals engaged in a multidisciplinary research training program that will create or extend their credentials up to $120,000 February or September depending on field http://www.phrmafoundation.org/2018-awards/post-doctoral-fellowships/
Prostate Cancer Research Foundation Prostate Cancer, Early Career Young Investigator Award: to advance the career and research efforts of early career researchers $225,000 March https://www.pcf.org/c/open-rfas/
Retirement Research Foundation Geriatrics Advocacy, Research, and Professional Education & Training grants for health care of aging populations varies, averages $75,000 March, June, December http://www.rrf.org/grants/responsive-grants
Rheumatology Research Foundation Rheumatology Innovative Research Award: for projects relationed to rheumatic diseases $400,000 June https://www.rheumresearch.org/innovative-research-award
Rheumatology Research Foundation Rheumatology Clinician Scholar Educator Award: to enhance education in musculoskeletal and rheumatic diseases for future doctors and rheumatology health professionals $180,000 May https://www.rheumresearch.org/education-and-training-awards#CSE
Rheumatology Research Foundation Rheumatology, Early Career Investigator Award: for junior investigators in the period between completing post-doctoral fellowship training and establishing themselves as independent investigators $375,000 July https://www.rheumresearch.org/career-development-research-awards#IA
Rheumatology Research Foundation Rheumatology Innovative Research Award for Community Practitioners: for research with the potential to improve treatment of rheumatic diseases, patient outcomes, and/or quality of care $100,000-$400,000 June https://www.rheumresearch.org/innovative-research-award#IRACP
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Underserved, Policy Funding opportunities cover a wide array of research and initiatives to build a culture of health, including a focus on policy, communities, and leadership. varies varies https://www.rwjf.org/en/how-we-work/grants-explorer/funding-opportunities.html
Scleroderma Foundation Rheumatology, Early Career New Investigator Grant: for promising research likely to lead to individual research project grants in scleroderma up to $150,000 September http://www.scleroderma.org/site/PageServer?pagename=prof_research_types
Scleroderma Foundation Rheumatology Established Investigator Grant: for pilot studies to obtain preliminary data dealing with a highly innovative and/or highly relevant theme related to scleroderma up to $150,000 September http://www.scleroderma.org/site/PageServer?pagename=prof_research_types
Simons Foundation Autism Autism Research Initiative: to improve the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of autism spectrum disorders by funding innovative research of the highest quality and relevance varies varies https://www.simonsfoundation.org/funding-opportunities/?type=ls
Simons Foundation Life Sciences, Early Career Life Sciences Division: to advance basic research on fundamental questions in biology with a focus on origins of life, microbial oceanography, microbial ecology and evolution, and support of early career scientists varies varies https://www.simonsfoundation.org/funding-opportunities/?type=ls
Sontag Foundation Cancer, Early Career Distinguished Scientist Award: to provide career and research support to early-career scientists who demonstrate outstanding promise in brain cancer research $600,000 March http://www.sontagfoundation.org/all-grants/brain-cancer/dsa-application-info-requirements/
The Esther & Joseph Klingenstein Fund Neuroscience Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in Neuroscience: to highly promising, early career scientists to promote higher-risk, and potentially higher-reward, projects $225,000 February http://www.klingfund.org/
VascularCures Early Career Wylie Scholars: to outstanding early career surgeon‚Äźscientists with a demonstrated aptitude in vascular research, leadership, and promise in vascular surgery $150,000 March http://vascularcures.org/wylie-scholar-program/
Vasculitis Foundation Rheumatology Research Program: to support pilot studies in vasculitis pathogenesis, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment/management up to $100,000 August https://www.vasculitisfoundation.org/research/research-program/
William T. Grant Foundation Early Career Scholars Program: for career development for promising early-career researchers $350,000 July http://wtgrantfoundation.org/grants/william-t-grant-scholars-program
William T. Grant Foundation Pediatrics Research grants relevant to policies and practices that affect the lives of young people ages 5 to 25 in the United States between $100,000 and $1,000,000 January, May, August http://wtgrantfoundation.org/grants/research-grants