November

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 November.

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Disease/Field Funding Agency Name of Grant / Description Eligibility / Amount Deadlines
ADHD & Depression in Adolescent/Child Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation Fellowship Programs for research projects in the field of child and adolescent ADHD, child and adolescent depression and access to care. $30,000 per year for 2 years November 15.
Any Human Disease Area A. P. Giannini Foundation Fellowship and Career Development Award Program for innovative research in the basic sciences to advance the translation of biomedical science into treatments, preventions and cures for human diseases. $54,000 in Year 1, $55,000 in Year 2 and $56,000 in Year 3. November 5, 2018.
Any Disease Area Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Scientist Development Award (CSDA) supports physician scientists at the Assistant Professor rank to conduct
clinical research project, to enable research time protection to ease the tension between research and clinical responsibilities to enable physician-scientists’ achievement of independent and successful research careers.
M.D., D.O. $150,000 annual direct costs plus $15,000 (10%) annual indirect costs for 3 years November 28, 2018 pre-proposal. March 22, 2019 full proposal.
Brain Tumor American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) ABTA Research Collaboration (ARC) Grant Program to promote team science in a way that will streamline and accelerate progress and affect the desired change in clinical outcome for brain tumors. $200,000 over 2 years November LOI. March full application
Brain Tumor American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) ABTA Basic Research Fellowship Grants are supporting postdoctoral fellows conducting brain tumor research. $100,000 over 2 years November LOI. March full application
Brain Tumor American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) ABTA Discovery Grants are grants for investigators conducting high-risk/high-impact research deemed to have the potential to change current diagnostic or treatment paradigms. $50,000 for 1 year. November LOI. March full application
Breast Cancer Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation, Terri (TBBCF) Research Grant to provide critical funding to researchers investigating breast cancer cures and patient treatment options. $100,000 over 2 years November. 2018 dates to be announced.
Breast Cancer American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Breast Cancer Research Fellowships support postdoctoral or clinical research fellows to conduct breast cancer research and to establish a successful career path in basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to breast cancer. $120,000 over 2 years November 30, 2018
Cancer American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Genentech Cancer Health Disparities Research Fellowships represent a joint effort to encourage and support postdoctoral or clinical research fellows to conduct cancer health disparities research and to establish a successful career path in this field. $100,000 over 2 years November 15, 2018
Cancer Immunotherapies Cancer Research Institute Clinic and Laboratory Integration (CLIP) Grant Program provides funding for qualified scientists who are working to explore clinically relevant questions aimed at improving the effectiveness of cancer immunotherapies. $200,000 over 2 years November 1 LOI. February 1 full application
Cancer Immunotherapies & Technology Cancer Research Institute Technology Impact Award to address the gap between technology development and clinical application of cancer immunotherapies. $200,000 over 2 years November 15 LOI. March 15 full application
Cancer American Cancer Society Graduate Scholarships in Cancer Nursing Practice—Support for graduate students pursuing a master’s degree in cancer nursing or doctorate of nursing practice (DNP). $20,000 over 2 years November 1
Childhood Cancer Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) Innovation Grant is designed to provide critical and significant seed funding for experienced investigators with a novel and promising approach to finding causes and cures for childhood cancers. $250,000 over 2 years. November 1, 2018 LOI
Colon and Rectum American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons-Research Foundation General Surgery Resident Research Initiation Grant to attract General Surgery Residents or recent graduates of such programs into the field of colon and rectal surgery by providing opportunities to engage in clinical or laboratory-based research focused on diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. $20,000 November 1
Colon and Rectal Surgery American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons-Research Foundation Limited Project Grant (LPG) to provide investigator the opportunity to pursue research interest, specifically germane to the field of colon and rectal surgery. Up to $50,000/year November 1
Dementia Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK) Target Validation Pathfinder Grant scheme provides funds for small, translational research projects that show potential for an application to the Dementia Consortium or collaboration with the ARUK Drug Discovery. £50,000 up to 1 year January 12, April 28, July 1, and November 14, 2018.
Ear Disorders American Otological Society (AOS) Research Grant to encourage and support academic research in sciences related to the ear. $55,000 for 1 year. November 1 LOI. January 31 Full application.
Ear Disorders American Otological Society (AOS) Fellowship Grant to facilitate development into an independent otologic investigator. $44,000 for 1 year November 1 LOI. January 31 Full application.
Ear Disorders American Otological Society (AOS) Clinical Investigations Grant goal to accrue preliminary data to support an R21 or R01 clinical trial grant application. $66,000 for 1 year. November 1 LOI. January 31 Full application.
Ear Disorders American Otological Society (AOS) Clinician-Scientist Award for faculty who are aiming to develop a career as clinician-scientist. $240,000 over 3 years. November 1 LOI. January 31 Full application.
Education Research Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants program aims to support smaller scale or pilot research projects. Proposals are encouraged from scholars across a variety of disciplines in an effort to fund field-initiated education research. Budget of $50,000 or less. Proposals are accepted 4 times per year. November 1, 2018, February 1, 2019, May 1, 2019, and August 1 2019.
Eosinophilic Disorders American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) Hope APFED/AAAAAI Pilot Grant Award established to allow investigators from a variety of disciplines to initiate new projects relevant to Eosinophilic Disorders, excluding asthma, rhinitis and eczema. $70,000 per year for up to 2 years November. 2018 dates to be announced
Focused Ultrasound Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation External Awards Program provides funding for investigator-initiated research projects. $100,000 Abstracts are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. Full proposal deadlines: February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1.
Frontotemporal Degeneration Disorders (FTD) Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Treat FTD Fund supports clinical development of novel or repurposed drugs for frontotemporal degeneration (FTD) disorders. $500,000-$2,000,000. 1 to 3 years November 9, 2018 LOI. February 15, 2019 invited Full Proposal
Frontotemporal Degeneration Disorders (FTD) Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) Basic Science and Clinical Research Postdoctoral Fellowships. M.D./Ph.D. $55,000 for 2 years November 30, 2018 LOI. January 25, 2019 Application
Gastric and Esophageal Cancer DeGregorio Family Foundation DeGregorio Foundation Award for Cancers of the Esophagus and Stomach to promote and facilitate collaborative research on the pathogenesis, early diagnosis, and treatment of upper gastrointestinal malignancies. $250,000 over 2 years November 7, 2018
Glaucoma BrightFocus Foundation – Glaucoma National Glaucoma Standard Research Award provides significant funding for researchers that need additional data to apply for governmental or industrial funding agencies. $200,000 over 2 years November 9, 2018
Global Health Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE): Innovations Driving Programmatic Performance in Immunization: Service Experience and Data Use + Measurement (Round 22) $100,000 USD are made in Phase I. Phase II award of up to $1,000,000 USD. November 14, 2018 proposal
Global Health Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE): Increasing Demand for Vaccination Services (Round 22) $100,000 USD are made in Phase I. Phase II award of up to $1,000,000 USD. November 14, 2018 proposal
Global Health Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE): Metagenomic Next Generation Sequencing to Detect and Identify Pathogens (Round 22). $100,000 USD are made in Phase I. Phase II award of up to $1,000,000 USD. November 14, 2018 proposal
Global Health Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE): New Approaches for Manufacturing Gut Microbial Biotherapeutics (Round 22) $100,000 USD are made in Phase I. Phase II award of up to $1,000,000 USD. November 14, 2018 proposal
Hematology American Society of Hematology (ASH) ASH Bridge Grant program award is to help sustain recipients’ research – basic, translational, clinical, or outcomes-based – and contribute to their retention in hematology investigation. $150,000 November 1, 2018 and May 2019
Hemophilia Bayer HealthCare Clinical Research Award will provide funds to undertake a clinical research project in the bleeding disorders field. $75,000 1 year November 30, 208 LOI. Full proposal by invitation only January/February.
Hemophilia Bayer HealthCare Basic Research award will provide funds to undertake a basic research project in the bleeding disorders field. $75,000 for 1 year November 30, 208 LOI. Full proposal by invitation only January/February.
Hemophilia Bayer HealthCare Fellowship Project Award to facilitate the development of clinical and research expertise in the field of hemophilia for applicants who have completed medical training and have an interest in pursuing a career as a hemophilia clinician. US$80,000 for 1 year. November 30, 208 LOI. Full proposal by invitation only January/February.
Hyperoxaluria/Kidney Stones Oxalosis and Hyperoxaluria Foundation Research Grant Program seeks to support research that will ultimately lead to new diagnostics, treatments, and a cure for Primary Hyperoxaluria and related Hyperoxaluria conditions. $200,000 over two years. M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent November 1
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)/Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC) Allergan Independent Medical Education Grant program providing grant support for independent continuing education of healthcare professionals in the United States who treat patients with IBS‐C/IBS‐D/CIC. PAs, NPs and RNs. $260,000 November 9, 2018
Infectious Diseases Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Pfizer Young Investigator Award in Vaccine Development provides funding for outstanding research in vaccine development, either through clinical or laboratory investigation. $260,000s November
Infectious Diseases Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Young Investigator Award in Infectious Diseases Award will provide funding for outstanding research in any category of infectious diseases, either through clinical or laboratory investigation. $40,000 for one year November
Infectious Diseases Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Postdoctoral Fellowship Award in Infectious Diseases award will provide funding for outstanding research in any category of infectious diseases, either through clinical or laboratory investigation. $30,000 for one year November
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) /Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s (CCFA) Senior Research Awards to provide established researchers with funds to generate sufficient preliminary data to become competitive for funds from other sources such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) $115,830 per year duration of 1-3 years. November 5 & May 5 LOI. January 28 & August 6 full application.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) /Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s (CCFA) Career Development Awards are intended to facilitate the development of individuals with research potential to prepare for a career of independent basic and/or clinical investigation in the area of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). $90,000 per year duration of 1-3 years November 5 & May 5 LOI. January 28 & August 6 full application.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) /Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s (CCFA) Research Fellowship Awards to support individuals in the post-doctoral phase of their career, to develop skills related to basic and/or clinical investigation in the field of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), or Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. $58,250 per year duration of 1-3 years. November 5 & May 5 LOI. January 28 & August 6 full application.
Inherited Retinal Degenerative Diseases(IRD) &amp Macular Degeneration (dAMD) Foundation Fighting Blindness Individual Investigator Research Grant Award to concentrate research in areas that will have the greatest potential to move towards treatments and cures for the inherited orphan retinal degenerative diseases and dry age-related macular degeneration (dAMD). $100,000 per year for 3 years November 12, 2018 LOI. February 25, 2019 Application
Inherited Orphan Retinal Degenerative Diseases Foundation Fighting Blindness Program Project Award (PPA) is designed to support collaborative, multi-disciplinary, research studies that engage investigators with different expertise and resources for the inherited orphan retinal degenerative diseases and dry age-related macular degeneration (dAMD). Amount not specified. November 1, 2018 LOI. February 11, 2019 Application
Juvenile Diabetes Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF) Novel Pathways and Targets for Beta Cell Regenerating Therapies in Diabetes. 1-2 years with funding ranging between $100,000-$500,000. November 20, 2018 LOI. January 31, 2019 application.
Juvenile Diabetes Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF) Identification of Areas of Artificial Pancreas Algorithm Enhancements Through Big-Data Analysis (Part 1) objectives is to improve the AP algorithm, which doses insulin autonomously based—mostly—on readings from a continuous glucose monitor and records of previously delivered insulin. $200,000 for 1 year. November 28, 2018.
Juvenile Diabetes Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRF) JDRF’s Strategic Research Agreements provide research funding for single or multiple investigators to address critical gaps and challenges and potential breakthroughs in Type 1 diabetes research. The award amount is unspecified 2018 – 2019 Concept paper August 1,  November 1, & February 4, 2019.
Lung Cancer in Women The Bonnie J. Addario Cancer Lung Association (ALCF) Fellowship Award to support novel, innovative and translational research with potential of high clinical impact on the early detection of lung cancer. $150,000 per year over 2 years November
Macular or Retinal Diseases. Macula Society Macula Society Research Grant provides funding for clinically relevant research into macular or retinal vascular diseases. $50,000 November 15, 2018
Medical & Science Research W.M. Keck Foundation The Research Program seeks to benefit humanity by supporting projects in medical research. Past grants have been awarded to medical schools to support pioneering biological and physical science research and engineering, including the development of promising new technologies, instrumentation or methodologies. $500,000 to $5 million Concept paper: May 1 and November 1. By invite only full proposal August 5 and February 15.
Medical Technology BU Office of Technology Development Internal Funding – Ignition Award Program award funds to validate early-stage projects with clear commercial and medical potential. $75,000 one year. November 9 Pre-proposal, January 4 full proposal
Melanoma Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) Pilot Awards support senior investigators who propose potentially transformative ideas that do not have extensive preliminary data but articulate a clear hypothesis and translational goals. $50,000 per year for 2 years. November 2, 2018
Melanoma Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) Established Investigator Awards support senior investigators with an established record of scientific productivity and accomplishment. $125,000 per year for three years November 2, 2018
Mental Illnesses Brain & Behavior Research Foundation NARSAD Independent Investigator Grant provides support for investigators during the critical period between the initiation of research and the receipt of sustained funding. $50,000 per year for 2 years November to December
Motor Neurone Disease Motor Neurone Disease Association Biomedical Research Project Grants to support research aimed at understanding the causes of MND, elucidating disease mechanisms and facilitating the translation of therapeutic strategies from the laboratory to the clinic. £85,000 per annum (and £255,000 in total) November 2, 2018.
Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) The Henry & Marilyn Taub Foundation Grants Program for Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Research was created to support high-impact, innovative, translational research to understand the underlying causes of MDS and to advance its treatment and prevention. $600,000 over 3 years November 8, 2018
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) gene Children’s Tumor Foundation Gene Therapy Initiative will support proof of principle in vitro studies focused on the feasibility of genome editing techniques (including but not limited to those based on CRISPR-Cas9) to correct pathogenic mutations in NF1 gene. $240,000 over 2 years November 9, 2018 LOI
Nephrology American Kidney Fund (AKF) Clinical Scientist in Nephrology Program to improve the quality of kidney patients and to promote clinical research in nephrology. $160,000 over 2 years November 30, 2018
Palliative Care National Palliative Care Research Center Pilot/Exploratory Project Support Grant Program provides funding for investigators performing pilot/exploratory research studies that focus on improving care for seriously ill patients and their families. $70,000 per year. Total award not to exceed $154,000. Awards are not renewable. November LOI. Full application by invitation. 2018 dates to be announced.
Palliative Care National Palliative Care Research Center Junior Faculty Career Development Awards to allow junior faculty to have the protected time required to develop and conduct the pilot research on pain and symptom management, communication, and models of care for palliative care delivery. $70,000 per year. Total award not to exceed $154,000. Awards are not renewable. November LOI. Full application by invitation. 2018 dates to be announced.
Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson Disease Foundation (PDF) Postdoctoral Fellowships for Basic Scientists are two-year fellowships for young scientists, fresh from their Ph.D. training, to study at major research institutions. $100,000 in total over 2 years. Junior MD/PhD. November LOI. February full application.
Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson Disease Foundation (PDF) Postdoctoral Fellowships for Neurologists. For young clinicians who have completed their neurology residency and are seeking clinical research experience, PDF offers the Postdoctoral Fellowships for Clinical Neurologists, two-year awards. $120,000 in total over 2 years. Junior MD/PhD. November LOI. February full application.
Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson Disease Foundation (PDF) Stanley Fahn Junior Faculty Award. PDF seeks clinical, pre clinical, or basic research proposals from promising early career scientists that will directly impact the understanding of Parkinson’s disease or its treatment. $300,000 in total over 3 years. Junior MD/PhD. November LOI. February full application.
Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s (CCFA) Research Fellowship Awards for original clinical, translational, epidemiological, or basic scientific research related to pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. $58,250 for 3 years. November 1 & May 1 LOI. January 14 & July 1 full application.
Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s (CCFA) Career Development Award for original clinical, translational, epidemiological, or basic scientific research related to pediatric inflammatory bowel disease.. $90,000 for 3 years. November 1 & May 1 LOI. January 14 & July 1 full application.
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) CurePSP – (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy) CurePSP Venture Grants provide “seed funding” to investigators who have innovative ideas that need “proof of concept” in order to qualify for larger funding sources. MD/PhD/ $100,000 July 15 and November 15
Sexual and Reproductive Health Lalor Foundation The Anna Lalor Burdick Program seeks to empower young women through education about healthy reproduction in order to broaden and enhance their options in life. $10,000 to $50,000 concept Paper May 1 and November 1
Sleep Medicine American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Bridge to Success for Mid-Career/Senior Investigators awards are targeted to mid-level and senior investigators in sleep and biological rhythms who need ‘bridge’ funding while re-applying for research support. $100,000 for 1 year. November 27, 2018
Sleep Medicine American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Physician Scientist Training Award (PSTA) provides an opportunity to support a one-year mentored sleep and circadian research project following a clinical sleep medicine fellowship. $100,000 for 1 year. November 27, 2018
Sleep Medicine American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Bridge to Success for Early Career Investigators. $100,000 for 1 year. November 27, 2018
Skin Cancer Skin Cancer Foundation Pilot Research one-year project related to skin cancer. $25,000 to $50,000 November 1
Suicide Prevention American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Distinguished Investigator Innovation Grants awarded to investigators at the level of associate professor or higher with an established record of research and publication on suicide. $125,000 over 2 years November 15.
Suicide Prevention American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Young Investigator Innovation Grants awarded to investigators at or below the level of assistant professor. $85,000 over 2 years November 15.
Suicide Prevention American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Pilot Innovation Grants Awarded to investigators at any level, these grants provide seed funding for new projects that have the potential to lead to larger investigations. $30,000 over one or two years November 15.
Suicide Prevention American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Standard Research Innovation Grants awarded to individual investigators at any level. $100,000 over 2 years November 15.
Suicide Prevention American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Innovation Grants awarded to investigators who have received a Ph.D., M.D., or other doctoral degree within the preceding six years and have had no more than three years of fellowship support. $112,000 over 2 years November 15.
Surgery or Surgical Specialty American College of Surgeons (ACS) ACS Faculty Research Fellowships to assist a surgeon in the establishment of a new and independent research program. $80,000 over 2 years November 15, 2018
Tinnitus American Tinnitus Association ATA supports cutting-edge tinnitus science, with targeted research funding. Our $50,000 seed-grants kick-start innovative research projects and help researchers show initial proof- of-concept. $150,000USD over 3 years November 15.
Tourette Syndrome Tourette Association of America (TAA) TAA Young Investigator Award aims to encourage early career researchers to invest their efforts and expertise in increasing our biological understanding of Tourette Syndrome (TS), pursing clinical research aimed at improving patient care, and developing and testing new therapies. $80,000 per year for up to 2 years Pre-proposal November 1, 2018/ Full proposal February 12, 2019.
Transplantation American Society of Transplantation (AST) AST Research Network Career Development Grants: Fellowship Research Grant and Faculty Development Research Grants. $50,000 per year for up to 2 years November 1


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