Please regularly visit the following Web sites and directly search for funding opportunities and deadlines in your research field.
Grants.gov: A central storehouse that lists all current funding opportunities from agencies of the United States government, including NIH, NSF, DOD, EPA, DOE, CDC, FDA, AHRQ, CMMS, and so on.
NIH Grants & Funding: A searchable database maintained by the NIH Office of Extramural Research on currently available biomedical research funding and training opportunities related to human health and diseases.
NSF Funding: The Foundation supports basic research and education in most fields, including biological, chemical, environmental, social, behavioral and economical sciences, collaborative research between universities and industry, and graduate and postdoctoral fellowships.
USDA NIFA Grants: Supports research and fellowships on nutrition and health, education, environment, biotechnology and genomics, economics and community development.
AHRQ Funding & Grants: Supports research to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of healthcare for all Americans.
PCORI Funding: Funds research that will provide patients, their caregivers and clinicians with the evidence-based information needed to make better-informed healthcare decisions.
DOD Grants: Department of Defense Appropriations Act provides funding for many peer reviewed biomedical research programs managed by the Department of Defense (DOD) Office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP). Such programs are usually announced between May and July for the following fiscal year.
Proposal Central (Alzheimer’s Association, American Association for Cancer Research, Neilsen Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Epilepsy Foundation, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Lupus Foundation of America, Melanoma Research Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Association, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and others)
American Liver Foundation
American Asthma Foundation
American Diabetes Association
American Heart Association
American Institute for Cancer Research
American Lung Association
American Respiratory Care Foundation
Arthritis National Research Foundation
Cancer Research Institute
Human Frontier Science Program
National Foundation for Infectious Diseases
Prostate Cancer Foundation
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
AACP regularly searches for other relevant research funding opportunities and makes them available below to our members.
Michelson Grant in Reproductive Biology: Found Animals is providing up to $50 million in multiple, multi-year international research grants through the Michelson Grants in Reproductive Biology for promising proposals in pursuit of a single dose, lifetime non-surgical sterilization product or technology for use in male and female dogs and cats that also ablates sex steroids or their action. Letter of Intent Deadline: Continuous
Research Grants in Laboratory Animal Science and Medicine: The mission of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) Foundation is to expand the body of knowledge in the fields of laboratory animal science and medicine through funding research grants. The Foundation will fund studies in the following six laboratory animal research subjects: 1. Analgesia/anesthesia 2. Behavior/well-being 3. Diagnostics/diseases 4. Husbandry 5. Refinement of animal models. Emphasis is on Russell & Birch 3R's - reduction, refinement, replacement - not on new research model development. 6. Zoonotic disease. Letter of Intent Deadline: December 6, 2013. Deadline: March14, 2014
Cardinal Health Foundation Effectiveness, Efficiency and Excellence (E3) in Healthcare Grant Program: Cardinal Health develops and supports programs that help healthcare providers implement best practices that can truly transform patient care. The foundation is seeking proposals that address one of two areas in 2013: 1. Medication safety, especially at transitions across the continuum of care2. Operating room safety: effectively implementing surgical checklists.Deadline: December 7, 2013
Pfeiffer Research Foundation, Gustavus and Louise Research Grants:The Foundation was established by Gustavus A. Pfeiffer and Louise F. Pfeiffer as a family foundation for the improvement of public health through the advancement of medicine and pharmacy. The Foundation makes grants for support of graduate medical and pharmacy school research projects and post-graduate scholarship programs administered by the institution. The Foundation will award grants in different fields of medicine and pharmacy, but does not make grants for cancer and basic biomedical research. Letter of Inquiry Deadline: January 8, 2014
Pharmacy Practice Model Initiative Demonstration Grants: The ASHP Foundation is offering a research grant program that supports demonstration projects related to the ASHP/ASHP Foundation Pharmacy Practice Model Initiative (PPMI). The overarching goal of the PPMI is to increase pharmacist participation on patient care teams as the professional who is responsible and accountable for patients' medication-related outcomes while delegating all medication distribution functions that do not require clinical judgment to qualified pharmacy technicians and technology. Deadline: January 20, 2014
PhRMA Foundation Research Starter Grants in Health Outcomes: The purpose of these grants is to offer financial support to individuals beginning their independent research careers at the faculty level. This program supports individuals beginning independent research careers in academia who do not have other substantial sources of research funding. Deadline: February 1, 2014
Human Frontier Science Program Young Investigators’ Grants and Program Grants: The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) supports innovative basic research into fundamental biological problems with emphasis placed on novel and interdisciplinary approaches that involve scientific exchanges across national and disciplinary boundaries. Emphasis is placed on novel collaborations that bring together scientists preferably from different disciplines (e.g. from chemistry, physics, computer science, engineering) to focus on problems in the life sciences. Deadline: March 20, 2014
Johns Hopkins University Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) Grant Program: The mission of the Johns Hopkins University Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) grant program is to promote and support research in the development of in vitro and other alternative techniques; serve as a forum to foster discussion among diverse groups leading to creative approaches to facilitate acceptance and implementation of alternatives; and provide reliable information on the science, philosophy, and public policy of alternatives to academia, government, industry and the general public. In addition, a mission of the grant program is to educate and train in the application of alternatives. Deadline: March 22, 2014
ARDF Alternatives Research Grant Program: The mission of the Alternatives Research & Development Foundation (ARDF) is to fund and promote the development, validation, and adoption of non-animal methods in biomedical research, product testing, and education. Preferential consideration will be given to proposals that utilize human rather than nonhuman vertebrate tissue. Proposals are judged primarily on the basis of (1) the extent to which the project will significantly reduce or replace laboratory animals and (2) scientific merit and feasibility.Deadline: April 30, 2014
AAPS New Investigator Grant in Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Drug Metabolism: The Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Drug Metabolism Section of AAPS biennially sponsors a grant to support an academic scientist during the early stages of his or her career. The award is intended to support the research efforts of this outstanding individual who is engaged in carrying out research in pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and drug metabolism. This research may include animal or human experimental studies or involve in vivo or in vitro experimental studies or involve in vivo or in vitro experimental designs. The research should be innovative and encompass a new frontier of science. Deadline: May 8, 2014
AAPS New Investigator Grant in Pharmaceutics and the Pharmaceutical Technologies: The Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Formulation Design and Development, and Physical Pharmacy and Biopharmaceutics Sections of AAPS annually sponsor a grant to support new academic researchers during the early stages of their careers. The award is a one-time grant to be used to support the research effort of an individual actively engaged in training graduate students and carrying out basic research in pharmaceutics, drug delivery, and/or the pharmaceutical technologies. Deadline: May 13, 2014
AAPS David J.W. Grant Award in Physical Pharmacy: This award is intended to recognize outstanding scientists who have conducted fundamental or practical research that has had significant impact in the fields of physical pharmacy. Award recipients will be asked to discuss their research for which they have won the award at a special awards session. Candidates in all areas of physical pharmacy will be considered.Nomination Deadline: May 13, 2014
Challenge Grant to Accelerate Drug Development for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: Progress in developing effective Alzheimer's disease and dementia therapeutics has been hampered by a lack of short-term, sensitive biomarkers that correlate closely to clinical outcomes. The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) is partnering with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) to issue a challenge grant for the development and validation of biomarkers that meet this unmet need. Letter of Intent Deadline: July 25, 2014
PhRMA Foundation Research Starter Grant in Pharmaceutics: The purpose of these grants is to offer financial support to individuals beginning their independent research careers at the faculty level. The areas of interest within this program are research efforts in the fields of pharmaceutics. Research projects that extend or develop the proprietary value of specific drug products are not acceptable in this program. This exclusion does not preclude research in which specific drug products are used to test hypotheses that have a general applicability. For the purposes of this program, pharmaceutics includes basic pharmaceutics, biopharmaceutics, pharmaceutical technology and pharmaceutical biotechnology. Deadline: September 1, 2014
PhRMA Foundation Research Starter Grant in Pharmacology/Toxicology: The purpose of these grants is to offer financial support to individuals beginning their independent research careers at the faculty level. The areas of interest within this program are research efforts in the fields of pharmacology and drug toxicology. Research projects that extend or develop the proprietary value of specific drug products are not acceptable in this program. This exclusion does not preclude research in which specific drug products are used to test hypotheses that have a general applicability. In the field of pharmacology or toxicology, highest priority will be given to applications for research that attempts to integrate information on the mechanism of action of a drug or chemical at a molecular or cellular level with the drug's effects in the intact laboratory animal or human, encompassing the potential influences of biochemical, physiological or behavioral systems. Deadline: September 1, 2014
Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant: The ASHP Research and Education Foundation (ASHP Foundation) is offering a research grant program that will support practice-based research, related to the ASHP/ASHP Foundation Pharmacy Practice Model Initiative (PPMI), conducted by residents in ASHP-accredited pharmacy residency programs or by residents in pharmacy residency programs that have submitted an application for ASHP accreditation. A secondary goal of the program is to develop pharmacy residents' research skills while fostering development of mentoring relationships with more experienced senior investigators. Deadline: October 19, 2014
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