September

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 September.

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Disease/Field Funding Agency Name of Grant / Description Eligibility / Amount Deadlines
Allergy, Asthma and Immunology American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) AAAAI Foundation Faculty Development Award to support career development of a junior faculty member in the specialty of allergy, asthma and immunology. $80,000 a year for 3 years 2019 dates to be announced. September 4, 2018 LOI. November 15, 2018 full application.
AAT Deficiency ALPHA-1 Foundation Research Grant to provide funds to encourage the development of new information that contributes to the understanding of the basic biology of AAT expression, and the pathogenesis/management of AAT Deficiency. $200,000 over 2 years September  LOI. February full application.
AAT Deficiency ALPHA-1 Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Grant to provide support for postdoctoral research fellows who are starting their research careers and are working in the laboratories of established researchers or conducting research with the mentorship of established researchers. $75,000 per year for 2 years. M.D., Ph.D. or equivalent degrees. September LOI. February full application
AAT Deficiency ALPHA-1 Foundation Pilot and Feasibility Grant to encourage the development and testing of new hypotheses and/or new methods in research areas relevant to AAT Deficiency. $75,000 for 1 year. September LOI. February full application
Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Pilot Grant is available with a focus on a path towards treatment for Adrenomyeloneuropathy (AMN). Grants should focus on activities that lead towards a clinical trial. $101,164 September
Adult Polyglucosan Body Disease (APBD) Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Pilot grants are available to initiate or advance research of a treatment or a cure for this glycogen storage disease. $52,978 September
Allergy, Asthma and Immunology American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) AAAAI Foundation Faculty Development Award to support career development of a junior faculty member in the specialty of allergy, asthma and immunology. $80,000 a year for 3 years 2019 dates to be announced. September 4, 2018 LOI. November 15, 2018 full application.
Amyloidosis Diseases Amyloidosis Foundation Grant program has supported outstanding research in all forms of systemic amyloidosis. Through our research program we encourage, promote and invest in the medical study and exploration of the amyloidosis diseases. Candidates will have completed their doctoral studies or clinical fellowship within ten years prior to application. $50,000 September 13, 2019
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Frick Foundation For ALS Research Research Grant to encourage basic biomedical research related to understanding the cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). 100,000 Swiss Franc over 2 years September 30, 2019
Ataxia National Ataxia Foundation NAF Research Grants One-year seed money grants promising proposals will be considered for early or pilot phases of studies and ongoing investigations. Applicants for seed-money grants need to be faculty members. $15,000 to $30,000 September 16, 2019 LOI. October 15, 2019 full application.
Ataxia-Telangiectasia Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Pilot grant is available to identify and test therapeutic strategies for the neurodegeneration and motor control problems faced by patients affected by Ataxia-Telangiectasia. $65,689. September
Autism Spectrum Disorders Simons Foundation Autism Research (SFARI) Winter Cycle Autism Pilot Awards seeking applications from individuals positioned to conduct bold, imaginative, rigorous, and relevant research. $150,000 per year for 2 years September 13, 2018. 2019 dates for 2nd cycle to be announced.
BPAN- A Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation Disorder Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Pilot grants are available for clinical and translational research studies related to the detection, diagnosis, or treatment of this rare, X-linked disorder caused by mutations in WDR45. $50,507. September
Cancer American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) AACR NextGen Grants for Transformative Cancer Research to stimulate highly innovative research from young investigators to promote and support creative, paradigm-shifting cancer research that may not be funded through conventional channels. $450,000 over 3 years. September 28, 2018 LOI. 2019 dates to be announced.
Cancer Conquer Cancer Foundation Career Development Award (CDA) provides research funding to clinical investigators, who have received their initial faculty appointment, as they work to establish an independent clinical cancer research program. $200,000 over 3 years. September 25, 2018. 2019 dates to be announced.
Cancer Conquer Cancer Foundation Global Oncology Young Investigator Award (YIA) to encourage and promote quality research in global oncology and to develop the next generation researchers to address global health needs. $25,000-$50,000 for 1 year. September 25, 2018. 2019 dates to be announced.
Cancer Concern Foundation Conquer Cancer Now Award given to young and innovative cancer researchers focused on cancer genetics, cancer biology and cancer immunology. $60,000 per year up to 2 years September 5, 2019 LOI. This is a grant given every two years.
Cardiovascular Disease American Heart Association (AHA) Institutional Undergraduate Student Fellowship Program to encourage students from all disciplines to consider research careers $24,000-$60,000 up to 3 years September 18, 2019 application
Castleman Disease Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Pilot Grant to perform critical investigations into the etiology and pathogenesis of HHV-8-negative/”idiopathic” multicentric Castleman disease (iMCD). $42,508. Faculty-level or a senior scientific position at a non-profit institution or foundation are eligible. September
CDKL5 Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride CDKL5 Postmortem Brain Samples Pilot Grant focused on genetic, molecular and anatomical studies of postmortem brain samples of CDKL5. $51,160. September
CDKL5 Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Mechanisms of CDKL5 Seizure Activity Pilot Grant focused on seizures in CDKL5, including but not limited to causation, treatment, or evaluation. This can include drug screening.. $51,160. September
Chemical Sciences Arnold Mabel Beckman Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chemical Sciences will allow chemists to pursue advanced research within the core areas of fundamental chemistry, such as chemical physics, chemical engineering, and chemistry of materials research. $180,000 over 2 years. Fellows receiving year 3 renewal award will receive additional $90,000. September 6, 2019
Computer and Information Sciences | Economics | Physics | Mathematics | Molecular Biology | Chemical Sciences | Neuroscience | Marine and Ocean Science Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Sloan Research Fellowships The 2019 fellowship amount is $70,000. The 2020 fellowship amount will be $75,000. September 16, 2019
Chemical Instrumentation Arnold Mabel Beckman Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chemical Instrumentation will allow researchers in chemistry to conceptualize, develop and build instrumentation suitable to advanced research in chemistry, chemical physics, chemical engineering, and chemistry of materials science. $180,000 over 2 years. Fellows receiving year 3 renewal award will receive additional $90,000. September 6, 2019
Childhood Arthritis Childhood Arthritis & Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) CARRA Large Grant program to support the development and publication of a clinical or translational project that will immediately impact research projects within CARRA. $50,000 September 1, 2019 LOI and October 1, 2019 application.
Clinical Oncology Conquer Cancer Foundation of ASCO Young Investigator Award (YIA) provides funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality research in clinical oncology. The purpose of this grant is to fund physicians during the transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment. $50,000 for 1 year. September 26, 2018
Clinical Shoulder Research Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) Rockwood Clinical Shoulder Research Grant Program $50,000 September 5, 2019 full application
Congenital Hyperinsulinism (CHI) Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Pilot grant available for an innovative, pre-clinical or clinical study that has the potential to lead to: (1) faster and more accurate diagnoses of congenital hyperinsulinism (HI); (2) better HI treatment; (3) a cure for HI; or (4) quality of life improvement for those affected by HI. $87,109. September
Congenital Muscular Dystrophy (CMD) Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Pilot grant is to promote discovery of underlying disease mechanisms and preclinical development of potential therapies, as well as the clinical translation of those efforts. . $41,831 September
Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation Congenital Heart Surveillance To Recognize Outcomes, Needs and well-being(CHSTRONG) project will award up to two grants to identify adults with congenital heart defects (CHD) $260,000 LOI September, Full application October
CRB1 degenerative retinal disease Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Pilot grants are available for work toward treatments for CRB1 retinal disease. Applications including gene therapy, CRISPR, cell therapy or other methods that will halt the progression of CRB1 retinal disease and ultimately restore retinal function will be considered. $50,497 September
Cystic Fibrosis Cystic Fibrosis Foundation The Postdoc-to-Faculty transition award is designed to support postdoctoral research fellows during their cystic fibrosis fellowship and aid in their transition to an independent research faculty position. Research support of $10,000 per year during the postdoctoral training phase of the award. The faculty phase of the award includes $80,000 for salary support and $30,000 for research support. September
Cystic Fibrosis Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Postdoctoral research fellowship awards are offered to M.D.s, Ph.D.s, and M.D./Ph.D.s who are interested in conducting basic or clinical research related to cystic fibrosis. Salary of $50,000 (plus $8,850 fringe) for the 1st year and $52,000 (plus $9,200 fringe) for the 2nd year of the award. Research and travel expenses of $4,250 per year. September
Cystic Fibrosis Nonsense Mutations Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride The grant will be awarded to advance research and understanding of a treatment or cure that would impact people carrying a nonsense mutation. The research should include, but not be limited to, the R1158X gene mutation. $52,985 September
Dyskeratosis Congenita & Telomere Biology Disorder Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Dyskeratosis Congenita & Telomere Biology Disorder. pilot grant available to investigators conducting clinical studies or basic science research on all aspects of dyskeratosis congenita or telomere biology disorders. Dyskeratosis Congenita is a progressive, genetic condition caused by defects in telomere biology and results in problems in areas with high rates of cell regeneration. $48,191 September
Education & Research SAGES Foundation Education & Research Grant is to advance laparoscopic, endoscopic, and emerging minimal access surgical methods by supporting reproducible scientific research, graduate and postgraduate education, and public information. $1,000 to $100,000 September
Epilepsy American Epilepsy Society (AES) Seed Grant Program provides support to established investigators to pursue new and innovative directions in epilepsy research. $20,000 for one year. March 22, 2019 & September 22, 2019.
Fibrosis in IBD Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Biology of Fibrosis in IBD Program for studies focused on investigating the biological mechanisms leading to, and protecting from, fibrosis in IBD. $900,000 over 3 years September 7, 2018. 2019 dates to be announced.
Fibrous Dysplasia/McCune Albright Syndrome Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride The grant will be awarded to initiate or advance research and understanding of any of the manifestations of the disease or its underlying pathophysiology. The research could involve understanding the mechanism and/or treatment of FD-related bone pain, developing animal models of any aspect of the disease, or performing clinical investigative studies addressing any of the unmet needs in FD/MAS patients and their management. $53,614 September
Frontotemporal Degeneration Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration Basic Science Pilot Grants support projects focused on the neurobiological mechanisms underlying FTD. Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. $60,000 for 1 year September
Frontotemporal Degeneration Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration Susan Marcus Memorial Fund Clinical Research Pilot Grants support projects using human subjects or biofluid/tissue samples to answer questions about FTD pathology or to advance clinical practice. Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. $60,000 for 1 year September
Frontotemporal Degeneration Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration Nonpharmacological Therapies & Tools for FTD Pilot Grants support nonpharmacological therapeutic interventions or state-of-the-art technologies with the potential to positively impact the daily quality of life for persons with FTD and their families. Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. $60,000 for 1 year September
Fatty Liver Disease American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) AGA-Allergan Foundation Pilot Research Award in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. $30,000 1 year September 4, 2019
Functional GI / Motility Disorders American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) AGA Rome Foundation Functional GI and Motility Pilot Research Award. $30,000 September 4, 2019
Gastroenterology American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) AGA-Elsevier Pilot Research Award to fund any career stage performing researcher in gastroenterology- or hepatology-related areas. $30,000 1 year September 4, 2019
Generalized Lymphatic Anomaly (GLA; a.k.a. lymphangiomatosis) and Gorham-Stout Disease (GSD) Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Pilot grant available for proposals focused on basic science and/or clinical research on GSD and GLA. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, genetic analysis, biomarker identification, cell line creation and characterization, and imaging. $80,185 September
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. Available in September 2019 to November (TBD) 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. Available in September 2019 to November (TBD) 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. Available in September 2019 to November (TBD) 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. Available in September 2019 to November (TBD) proposal
Glucose Transporter Deficiency Syndrome (Glut 1DS) Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride pilot grant is available and will be awarded to research focused on identifying and investigating innovative research projects that involve basic research including blood brain barrier, translational studies, clinical studies, alternative treatment theory, or gene therapy relevant to Glut 1DS. $47,519 September
Hematologic Malignancies Leukemia Lymphoma Society (LLS) LLS Career Development Program (CDP) Scholar in Clinical Research for investigator who holds an independent faculty-level appointment and is conducting original, independent applied research, often involving early-stage clinical trials that will advance the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of hematologic malignancies. Independent faculty-level or equivalent. $125,000 per year for 5 years. September 1 & 15 eligibility & abstract. Full Application October 3.
Hematologic Malignancies Leukemia Lymphoma Society (LLS) LLS Career Development Program (CDP) Scholar applicants are primarily basic and translational researchers; those who are primarily clinical researchers should apply in the Scholar in Clinical Research subcategory. Independent faculty-level or equivalent. $110,000 per year for 5 years September 1 & 15 eligibility & abstract. Full Application October 3.
Hematologic Malignancies Leukemia Lymphoma Society (LLS) LLS Career Development Program (CDP) Fellow award encourages you to embark on an academic career involving clinical or fundamental research in hematologic malignancies under a research sponsor’s direction. Investigator with less than two years of postdoctoral research training. $60,000 per year for 3 years September 1 & 15 eligibility & abstract. Full Application October 3.
Hematology/Oncology Gilead Sciences, Inc. Research Scholars Program in Hematology/Oncology is to support innovative scientific research that will advance knowledge in the field of hematology/oncology, and provide support for research career development. $130,000 over 2 years September 6, 2019
Hemostatis and Thrombosis Hemostatis Thrombosis Research Society (HTRS) HTRS Mentored Research Award (MRA) Program provides financial support for qualified fellows or junior attending/junior faculty (MDs or DOs) pursuing clinical, translational, or basic science research projects in hemostasis and/or thrombosis under the guidance of an experienced mentor. $162,000 USD ($81,000 per year for two years) September pre-proposal. December full application
HIV, Infectious Disease Merck Company HIV Investigator Studies Program (MISP) Funds to be determined according to fair market value. July 2, 2019 & September 17, 2019
Hodgkin and/or non-Hodgkin lymphoma Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) LRF Lymphoma Clinical Research Mentoring Program (LCRMP) is an education and mentoring program for fellows and junior faculty with a focus in clinical research in the field of non-Hodgkin and Hodgkin lymphoma, including chronic lymphocytic leukemia. $5,000 per year for 2 years September 5, 2019
Hodgkin and/or non-Hodgkin lymphoma Lymphoma Research Foundation LRF Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant designed to support investigators at the level of advanced fellow, postdoctoral researcher, or junior faculty member in laboratory or clinic based research with results and conclusions that must be clearly relevant to the treatment, diagnosis or prevention of Hodgkin and/or non-Hodgkin lymphoma. $105,000 over 2 years September 5, 2019
Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) APFED HOPE Pilot Grant has been established to foster the development of new projects relevant to eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases. $100,000 over the two-year grant term September LOI. October application.
Hypereosinophilic Syndrome American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) APFED HOPE Pilot Grant has been established to foster the development of new projects relevant to hypereosinophilic syndrome. $50,000 over the two-year grant term September LOI. October application.
Inflammatory Skin Disorders Demartology Foundation Sun Pharma Research Award for basic, clinical, or translational research related to inflammatory skin disorders. $300,000 3-year grant September
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Kenneth Rainin Foundation Synergy Award is designed to encourage collaboration among health researchers from across disciplines to advance the study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). total of $300,000 September 16, 2019
Informatics Phrma Foundation Research Starter Grant Awards – Informatics program is to promote development and use of informatics in an integrative approach toward understanding normal processes of human biology and disease processes. $100,000 September 1
Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Grants available focusing on translational proposals with strong likelihood of future federal funding, that use LAM samples, models or patient data, and which have the potential to favorably impact human health will be given priority. Examples of desirable topic areas include identification of molecular targets, biomarker development, and biomarker driven small pilot trials. $50,060. Faculty-level or a senior scientific position at a non-profit institution or foundation are eligible. September
Lymphoma Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) LRF Clinical Investigator Career Development Award (CDA) Program designed to support physician investigators at the level of advanced fellow or junior faculty member who will contribute to the development of new lymphoma therapies and diagnostic tools. $225,000 over 3 years September 5, 2019
Medical, Social and Public Health Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Systems for Action (S4A) is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) that aims to discover and apply new evidence about ways of aligning the delivery and financing systems for medical, social, and public health services that support a Culture of Health. $250,000 over 2 years September 12, 2018 LOI. October 20, 2018 full proposal. 2019 dates to be announced>
Mucolipidosis Type IV (ML4) Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Pilot grant available to investigators conducting research on all aspects of disease including disease pathogenesis and clinical studies. $71,939 September
Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Mucopolysaccharidoses represent a broad array of diseases due to enzyme defects that lead to abnormal metabolic storage products and multi-organ pathologies. We are seeking applications directed to treating the central nervous system manifestations of these diseases. $59,449 September
Multiple Sclerosis National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) Pilot Grant Program is designed to support unique or novel ideas with the potential to open significant new areas of research on multiple sclerosis. $50,000 2019 dates: September 11, 2019 (pre-application is due September 9) and January 8, 2020 (pre-application is due January 6)
Multiple Sclerosis National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS) Collaborative MS Research Center Awards. The Society offers special funding for Research Centers to help stimulate collaboration and interaction in MS research among independent investigators, strengthen the ties between basic and clinical research. $150,000 per year for 5 years. 2019 dates to be announced late June. Early-September
Musculoskeletal Tissues Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) Award is designed to support young to advance the science of musculoskeletal transplantation, allografts and the biological reconstruction of musculoskeletal tissues. $100,000 for 1 year September 1
Musculoskeletal Tissues Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) Established Investigator Grant Award is designed to support researchers who, as a Principal Investigator (PI), have previously received funding from a federal agency or a foundation, and have published in a peer reviewed journal as the Principal Investigator. $100,000 per year for 3 years September 1
Musculoskeletal Tissues Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) W.F. Enneking Career Development Award is intended to foster the development of outstanding orthopaedic clinicians and enable them to expand their potential to make significant research contributions to the field of orthopaedics. $100,000 per year for 3 years September 1
Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) The 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. Three-year awards of $600,000 ($200,000 per year) 2019 dates to be determined. September
Myotonic Dystrophy Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation The Fund-A-Fellow Postdoctoral Research Award supports scientific investigations to enhance the quality of life of people living with myotonic dystrophy and advance research focused on finding treatments and a cure for this disease. $110,000 over 2 years September 4
Neuromuscular Diseases Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) MDA Venture Philanthropy (MVP) is the drug development program, which operates within MDA’s Translational Research program focused on funding the discovery and clinical application of treatments and cures for neuromuscular diseases. Research and Development up to $300,000, Preclinical up to $500,000 and Early Clinical Phase I/II up to $1 million. March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1 LOI.
NF1, NF2 and schwannomatosis Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF) Clinical Research Award (CRA) program supports early stage pilot clinical trials of candidate therapeutics, or interventions for treatment of manifestations of NF1, NF2, and schwannomatosis. $150,000 September (2019 dates to be announced)
Niemann Pick Type C (NPC): Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Preference will be given to research projects developing new therapies for NPC, and translational research projects that improve our understanding of the biology, pathogenesis and disease state. $49,645 September
Nonsense Mutations in Cystic Fibrosis Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Nonsense Mutations in Cystic Fibrosis. The grant will be awarded to advance research and understanding of a treatment or cure that would impact people carrying a nonsense mutation. The research should include, but not be limited to, the R1158X gene mutation. $63,000. Faculty -level or a senior scientific position at a non-profit institution or foundation are eligible. September
Orthopedic Resident Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) Resident Research Project Grant $5,000 September 5, 2019 full application
Pediatric Medical Research Thrasher Research Fund The Early Career Award program recognizes that young investigators may find it difficult to remain in pediatric research because of a lack of funding. Resident/Fellow/Junior Faculty/ $25,000 2019 Spring cycle February 28 concept. 2019 Fall cycle September 17 concept
Pitt Hopkins Syndrome (PTHS) Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride The Pitt Hopkins Research Foundation would like to focus this research on finding therapeutics and a cure for this debilitating syndrome and are not interested in natural history studies at this time. $49,263 September
Polycystic Kidney Disease Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation Medical Research Grants goal is the development of clinical interventions for the treatment of Polycystic Kidney Disease through the support of basic laboratory research aimed at increasing understanding of the genetic and pathological processes involved in PKD $160,000 September 1
Prader-Willi Syndrome The Prader-Willi Syndrome Association PWS Research Project Grant assistance for scientific researchers with an interest in improving the lives of those with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). $75,000 September
Progeria Progeria Research Foundation Innovator Awards: The aim of the Innovator Award is to allow an investigator to embark on new lines of investigation, and to produce enough preliminary data to be competitive for longer-term funding by NIH and/or other agencies. MD/PhD/ $150,000 over 2 years  September
Progeria Progeria Research Foundation Established Investigator Awards: These awards are designed for advanced investigations in areas critical to the goals of PRF by senior investigators established either in the field of Progeria or a field that can be directly applied to Progeria. MD/PhD/$300,000 over 3 years  September
Progeria Disease Progeria Research Foundation Specialty Awards grants are awarded for smaller, more technology-driven projects, including sequencing, screening potential drugs, obtaining cell lines (including IPSCs,) and preparation of antibodies. Funding amounts and lengths are flexible. $5,000-$50,000 and the length of the project must be 1 year or less. September
RASopathies Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Pilot grant should be directed toward the development of a treatment or cure for the RASopathies, and must include NS, CFC, and CS. $47,189 September
Regulatory Policies Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) Hansen Regulatory Policies Research Grant Program $75,000 September 5, 2019 full application
Scleroderma Scleroderma Foundation Established Investigator Grant to propose pilot studies to obtain preliminary data dealing with a highly innovative and/or highly relevant theme related to the scleroderma disease. $150,000 over 2 years. September 15
Scleroderma Scleroderma Foundation New Investigator Grant seeks applications from promising new investigators who hold faculty or equivalent positions and who wish to pursue a career in research related to scleroderma. $150,000 over 3 years. September 15
Skin Cancer Demartology Foundation Stiefel Scholar Award is designed to support outstanding investigators committed to understanding the molecular and cellular basis of skin cancer (melanoma or non-melanoma) and/or its treatment. $300,000 3-year grant September
Sinusitis Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute FAMRI Clinical Innovator Awards (CIA). The 3-year award is to stimulate novel medical and clinical scientific research studies on the effects of exposure to tobacco smoke and to foster innovative breakthroughs as well as creative collaborations through these grants. $100,000 per year for 3 years 2019-2020 RFA are not available at this time. September Grant Agreement. Full application by invite on November.
Sinusitis Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute FAMRI’s Young Clinical Scientist Award (YCSA) Faculty Program. The awards will be of a translational nature in sinusitis that are nonsurgical and non-steroidal focused on better treatments or cures in the area of sinusitis. $100,000 per year for 3-5 years. PhD or MD/PhD (or the equivalent) as they begin their careers as independent researchers 2019-2020 RFA are not available at this time. September Grant Agreement. Full application by invite on November.
Sinusitis Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute FAMRI’s Young Clinical Scientist Award (YCSA) Fellow Program. The awards will be of a translational nature in sinusitis that are nonsurgical and non-steroidal focused on better treatments or cures in the area of sinusitis. $75,000 per year for 2 years. MD, PhD or MD/PhD (or the equivalent). 2019-2020 RFA are not available at this time. September Grant Agreement. Full application by invite on November.
Sleep Medicine American Sleep Medicine Foundation (ASMF) Focused Projects Award for Junior Investigators is investigator-initiated and intended to support projects across a wide variety of topics and research questions relevant to sleep medicine that align with the mission of the AASM Foundation. $20,000 September 2019
Snyder-Robinson Syndrome Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Two grants are avaialable. Proposals addressing treatment of the nervous and skeletal system symptoms and investigating the efficacy of antioxidants. Proposals can use human tissues including induced pluripotent stem cells, mammalian models or other innovative approaches are strongly encouraged. $42,866 September
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Cure SMA PI Awarded Research Grants for research projects that advance current understanding of Spinal Muscular Atrophy disease. $200,000 over 2 years September 7, 2018 proposal. 2019 dates to be announced.
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Cure SMA Postdoctoral Fellowships for research projects that advance current understanding of Spinal Muscular Atrophy disease. $150,000 over 2 years September 7, 2018 proposal. 2019 dates to be announced.
Suicide Prevention American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Linked Standard Research Innovation Grants awarded to investigators at any level performing research involving two or more unique sites with each site contributing unique expertise, as well as data collection. $300,000 over 2 years. September 15 (LOI)
Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases (TSAD) Orphan Disease Center –Million Dollar Bike Ride Pilot grant for innovative research projects that involve basic research, translational studies or clinical studies relevant to the Tay-Sachs, Sandhoff, GM-1, or Canavan diseases. $42,419. September


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