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.
NIH Lasker Clinical Research Scholars program: Although it is not specified in the RFA, AACP received a confirmation that full-time pharmacy faculty with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree are eligible and encouraged to apply for the program provided they are within 10 years of having received their professional degree unless they also have residency training, are licensed to practice pharmacy, and their area of research aligns with the focus areas stated in the RFA. Visit http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-OD-13-004.html for the full RFA. Submission of a letter of intent is suggested by May 24, 2013 (not mandatory). Deadline: June 24,2013
Pfeiffer Research Foundation, Gustavus and Louise Research Grant: 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 postgraduate scholarship programs administered by the institution. Deadline: July 25, 2013
PhRMA Foundation Research Starter Grants 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. Deadline: September 1, 2013
PhRMA Foundation Research Starter Grants 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. Deadline: September 1, 2013
PhRMA Foundation - Center of Excellence for Comparative Effectiveness Research: The PhRMA Foundation is showing its support of Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) education by awarding annual grants to institutions that will develop comprehensive, degree-granting programs in CER. Deadline: September 15, 2013
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars program: The program seeks to improve scientific understanding of the multiple determinants of health within and across populations in the United States and to inform policy. The program encourages researchers to look at the broad range of factors that affect health and well being including biological and social factors, such as genetics, built and natural environment, poverty, behavior, health care organization and the interplay among these factors. It also seeks to develop scholars with the capacity to create innovative strategies to improve the nation’s health and reduce health disparities. The application opens on July 17, 2013. Deadline: September 20, 2013
Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant: The 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. Deadline: October 19, 2013
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
Last update 5/21/13 Next update 6/24/13
Yuen-Sum (Vincent) Lau, Vice President of Research and Graduate Education & Chief Science Officer703-739-2330 ext. 1027
Katie C. Owings, Research and Education Programs Assistant703-739-2330 ext. 1026