July

The Private Funding Opportunities searchable and sortable database table below is listed by disease and/or field in alphabetical order. Please type inside the search table below the disease, the specific grant name, name of agency or any other keywords to find more information about any biomedical research grants or educational grants available with deadlines in July.

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Disease/Field Funding Agency Name of Grant / Description Eligibility / Amount Deadlines
Acromegaly Disease Pfizer Competitive Grant: Acromegaly, Growth Homone Excess Research projects that will be considered for Pfizer support will advance the medical knowledge of acromegaly disease, its complications and treatment with pegvisomant. $100,000 for 1 year July 15, 2020
Atopic Dermatitis (AD), Inflammatory & Immunology Education Pfizer Competitive Education Grant: Atopic Dermatitis Patient Education $400,000 July 14, 2020
Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT) for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Up to $3 million based on stage and scope of research for multi-years. 2020 LOI dates January 17, April 10, July 10 and October 9.
Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) Neuroimaging and CSF Biomarker Development Program is to develop biomarkers for which there is a clear clinical need in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. $600,000 One year with potential for follow-on funding. Multi-year proposals can be considered. 2020 LOI dates January 17, April 10, July 10 and October 9.
Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) Prevention Beyond the Pipeline 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 for 1 year epidemiological analyses. Up to $3 million based on stage and scope of research for multi-years. 2020 LOI dates January 17, April 10, July 10 and October 9.
Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) Drug Development Program is to develop therapeutics for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, building preclinical evidence in animal models and on advancing lead molecules to the clinical candidate selection stage. $600,000 One year with potential for follow-on funding. Multi-year proposals can be considered. 2020 LOI dates January 17, April 10, July 10 and October 9.
Alzheimer’s and Infectious Diseases Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Alzheimer’s and Infectious Diseases Research Grant for projects in basic, translational, epidemiologic, or clinical research that seeks to answer fundamental questions about whether an infectious factor or process leads to the development and progression of Alzheimer’s disease. $100,000 1 year July 12, 2020
Ataxia-telangiectasia A-T Children’s Project Research Grants for basic science, translational and clinical research grants related to ataxia-telangiectasia. $75,000 per year up to 2 years A-T Children’s Project will not be accepting any letters of intent for the September 1, 2020 deadline due to COVID-19 pandemic
Ataxia-telangiectasia A-T Children’s Project Post Doctoral Fellowship Award to encourage young laboratory scientists and clinical researchers to become involved in A-T research. $30,000-$40,000 per year up to 2 years A-T Children’s Project will not be accepting any letters of intent for the September 1, 2020 deadline due to COVID-19 pandemic
Bleeding Disorder National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) NHF-Takeda Clinical Fellowship Program is intended to increase the number of skilled clinicians committed to providing comprehensive care for individuals with bleeding disorders. $100,000 per year for 2 years July 25, 2019
Breast Cancer Susan G Komen Susan G. Komen Career Catalyst Research award supports hypothesis-driven research projects in either basic/translational or clinical research. $150,000 per year for 3 years 2020 dates not available yet. July 10, 2019 LOI. September 25, 2019 application
Cancer American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research ” Science of the Patient” (SOP) Grant $750,000 over 3 years July 13, 2020 letter of intent. October 6, 2020 application
Cancer The Hope Foundation SWOG/Hope Foundation Impact Award is to improve the practice of cancer medicine in preventing, detecting, and treating cancer, and to enhance the quality of life for cancer survivors, primarily through design and conduct of clinical trials. $250,000 over 2 years January 15 and July 1 LOI. March 15 and September 1 application
Cancer The Hope Foundation SWOG Early Exploration and Development (SEED) Fund. $50,000 over 2 years July 1 and December 1
Cancer Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award designed to provide funding to extraordinary early career researchers who have an innovative new idea but lack sufficient preliminary data to obtain traditional funding. Stage 1: $200,000 per year up to four years total for $800,000. Stage 2: support for years three and four will be granted to those awardees who demonstrate progress on their proposed research during years one and two of the award. July 1, 2021
Cancer Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Damon Runyon-Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists identifies spectacular young scientists and provides funding that enables them to complete their training under the mentorship of a leading senior scientist and encourages them to follow their own bold ideas to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. $100,000 for 1 year July 15, 2021
Cardiovascular Disease American Heart Association (AHA)/American Stroke Association (ASA) Centers of Excellence in Hemorrhagic Stroke Research comprising at least three (3) Centers and one (1) Centralized Training Center within this Network. The maximum budget amount a Center may request is $2,500,000 over 4 years. July 16, 2020 Letter of Intent. August 27, 2020 application
Cardiovascular disease American Heart Association (AHA) AHA Institutional Research Enhancement Award (AIREA) to support small-scale research projects related to cardiovascular diseases and stroke at educational institutions that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees but that have not been major recipients of NIH support. $154,000 over 2 years, including 10 percent indirect costs. January 12, 2021
Childhood Cancer Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) Young Investigator Grants are designed to support scientists during their fellowship training or early in their research careers. $150,000 over 3 years July 12, 2021
Dystonia Dystonia Medical Research Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowships to conduct basic research into the causes and mechanisms of dystonia. $100,000 over 2 years July 22, 2019 LOI. August 30, 2019 application.
Education Research Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants Program supports education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education. $50,000 for projects ranging from one to five years. March 3, 2020, July 1, 2020 and November 3, 2020.
Education & Research National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) Edward J. Stemmler Medical Education Research Fund is to provide support for research on, and development of, innovative assessment approaches that will enhance the professional development of those preparing to, or continuing to, practice medicine. $150,000 per year up to 2 years. July LOI.
Epilepsy The Epilepsy Innovation Institute │Epilepsy Foundation My Brain Map Initiative will award pilot studies that propose new analytical approaches and/or tools to modeling seizure propagation in a brain network. $200,000 one year July 26, 2019 Letter of Intent. January 15, 2020 full application. 2020 dates not available yet.
Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma (FHC) Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation(FCF) Innovative research focused on developing immunotherapies for a rare but deadly form of liver cancer called fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma (FHC). There is no “magic number” as to a proposal budget, rather researchers are asked to present the true number needed to support their research. January 1 and July 1
Friedreich’s Ataxia(FA) Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) General Research Grant for projects that target FARA’s research priorities of understanding of neuroscience / neuro systems – understanding the neurodegeneration of FA and implications for therapies. $150,000 per year for 1 to 2 years Accepted on a rolling basis until September 1, 2020.
Frontotemporal Degeneration Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) Accelerating Drug Discovery for Frontotemporal Degeneration. $100,000-$150,000 based on stage and scope of research. Opens in June 2020. July LOI.
Frontotemporal Degeneration Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration Basic Science awards support projects examining the biological basis of FTD disorders. AFTD Pilot Grants are designed to support innovative research projects with the potential to advance our understanding of frontotemporal degeneration (FTD). Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. $60,000 for 1 year RFA will be available on July 1.
Frontotemporal Degeneration Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration Susan Marcus Memorial Clinical Research awards support projects examining novel therapeutic strategies. AFTD Pilot Grants are designed to support innovative research projects with the potential to advance our understanding of frontotemporal degeneration (FTD). Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. $60,000 for 1 year RFA opens on July 1.
Gastric Cancer American Gastroenterology Foundation (AGA) AGA-R. Robert & Sally Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer to support an established investigator in the field of gastric biology whose research will enhance the fundamental understanding of gastric cancer pathobiology to ultimately prevent or develop a cure for the disease. $100,000 over 2 years July 15, 2020
Gastric Cancer American Gastroenterology Foundation (AGA) AGA-Caroline Craig Augustyn & Damian Augustyn Award in Digestive Cancer. $40,000 for 1 year July 15, 2020
Glaucoma Glaucoma Research Foundation Shaffer Grants support new high-impact clinical, epidemiological and laboratory research based on our strategic research goals. $50,000 for 1 year Preliminary Proposals July 15 annually.
Glaucoma American Academy of Optometry (AAO)/American Optometric Foundation (AOF) Allergan Foundation Research To support talented optometry and vision science faculty and researchers in innovative research in the area of glaucoma or the anterior segment.  Applicants must be a member of the American Academy of Optometry. one-year award, of $60,000, plus a $750 travel grant. July 15, 2020
Hemostatis and Thrombosis Hemostatis Thrombosis Research Society HTRS Mentored Research Award (MRA) Program provides financial support for qualified fellows or junior attending/junior faculty to pursue clinical or basic science research in hemostasis and/or thrombosis under the guidance of an experienced mentor. MD/DO. $81,000 per year for two years. July pre-proposal. November full proposal.
HIV/AIDS Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation Grants will be awarded to community-based organizations working in the areas of HIV/AIDS care and direct services, education, and research in support of developing or established programs, with an emphasis on direct benefit to clients or target audiences. $20,000 or $40,000 for 1 year. Fall 2020: July 31st, 2020 LOI. Application: August 28, 2020
Infectious Disease Burroughs Wellcome Fund The Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease (PATH) 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 over 5 years Pre-proposal July. Invited full proposal by November.
Juvenile Diabetes Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation(JDRF) Career Development Awards designed to attract qualified and promising scientists early in their faculty careers and to give them the opportunity to establish themselves in areas that reflect the JDRF research emphasis areas 150,000 per year for up to 5 years, including up to 10% for indirect costs and generally not renewable after 5 years. 2020 dates not available yet. July 2019.
Juvenile Diabetes Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Early-Career Patient-Oriented Diabetes Research Awards 150,000 per year for up to 5 years, including up to 10% for indirect costs and generally not renewable after 5 years. 2020 dates not available yet. July 2019.
Juvenile Diabetes Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowships Total dollar amount varies based on years of relevant experience. 2020 dates not available yet. July 2019.
Kennedy’s Disease Kennedy’s Disease Association (KDA) Research Grants to fund one or more research grants this fall to further the understanding of the pathological mechanisms of Kennedy’s Disease. For independent investigators (e.g. assistant professors, etc.), grants will be funding up to $75,000. For postdoctoral fellows/senior trainees, grants will be funding for up to $50,000. July 13, 2019 grant proposal.
Lyme Global Lyme Alliance Research Grant Award Program that explores regulation of Lyme disease and other tick-borne disease pathogenesis. $50,000 – $175,000 per year for up to 3 years LOIs will be accepted from July 15, 2019 to July 22, 2019.
Macular Degeneration Bright Focus Foundation Macular Degeneration Research Program Standard Award provides significant funding for researchers who have already generated some amount of preliminary data before they can apply to governmental or industrial funding agencies. $200,000 over 2 years July 29, 2020 Letter of intent. December 3, 2020 full application by invitation only
Multiple Sclerosis National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) Clinical Care Physician Fellowship $75,000, payable to the institution, to cover salary, fringe benefits, and administrative costs. Pre-Application July 29 2020. Application August 5, 2020
Neurobiological & Behavioral Research Brain & Behavior Research Foundation The NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grant for established scientists pursuing innovative projects in diverse areas of neurobiological research. This grant supports scientists at the full professor (or equivalent) level. $100,000 for 1 year July
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) Foundation Research Support Grants: These one-year awards are designed to further the development of experienced scientific investigators who are committed to problems related to oral and maxillofacial surgery. Oral and maxillofacial surgeons and non-oral and maxillofacial surgeon researchers. $75,000 July 15, 2020
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) Foundation Clinical Research Support Grant $150,000 over 2 years July 15, 2020
Orthopedic Research Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) OREF Multimodal Musculoskeletal Perioperative Pain Management Grant $55,000 July 30 2020
Orthopedic Research Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) Mentored Clinician Scientist Grant $20,000. July 30 2020
Pain Research American Pain Society Future Leaders in Pain Research grant program encourage research in pain to develop pilot data that will aid in securing additional major grant funding for continued pain research. $25,000. Must be an APS member. July
Rare Diseases Harrington Discovery Institute Rare Disease Scholar Award was created to advance breakthrough research into cures for rare diseases. $150,000 to $1 Million July
Rare Diseases The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Rare As One Project’s goal is to lift up the work that patient communities are doing to accelerate research and drive progress against rare diseases, which affect approximately 400 million people worldwide. $450,000 over 2 years 2020 date not available. July 23, 2019 LOI
SARS CoV-2/COVID-19 Merck Company Investigator Studies Program (MISP): SARS CoV-2/COVID-19 Funds to be determined according to fair market value. July 24, 2020
Spinal Cord Injury or Disease (SCI/D). Paralyzed Veterans of America Research (PVA) Basic Science Research Grant for laboratory research in the basic sciences related to spinal cord injury or disease. $75,000 1 year or up to $150,000 for 2 years July 1
Spinal Cord Injury or Disease (SCI/D). Paralyzed Veterans of America Research (PVA) Clinical Applications and functional studies of the medical, psychosocial, and economic effects of spinal cord dysfunction, as well as interventions proposed to alleviate these effects. $75,000 1 year or up to $150,000 for 2 years July 1
Spinal Cord Injury or Disease (SCI/D). Paralyzed Veterans of America Research (PVA) Design and Development of new or improved rehabilitative and assistive devices for individuals with spinal cord dysfunction $75,000 1 year or up to $150,000 for 2 years July 1
Spinal Cord Injury or Disease (SCI/D). Paralyzed Veterans of America Research (PVA) Post-doctoral Fellowships for students in basic science, clinical applications, or design and development intended to encourage training and specialization in the field of spinal cord research $50,000 for 1 year, up to $100,000 for 2 years July 1
Various areas of research MacArthur Foundation 100&Change is a competition to fund a single, bold proposal that will make measurable progress toward solving a critical problem of our time. $100 million grant July 16, 2019 registration. August 6, 2019 application. 100&Change competition cycle which repeats every three years.


Updated June 19, 2020

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