OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of July 30, 2020

Each week, OHSU Research Development compiles a list of funding opportunities from internal sources, the government, and private foundations. We publish the list here every Thursday. A pdf of the list is also available.

Featured Opportunities
Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Proof of Concept Development of Early Stage Next Generation Human Brain Imaging (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What:
Supports early stage development of new noninvasive imaging methods or unusually bold approaches for existing methods that will lead to transformative advances in our understanding of the function and connectivity of the human brain
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in noninvasive brain imaging
Award: Up to $600,000/up to two years

Deadline: LOI due: Aug. 3, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 3, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  OHSU-Silver Family Innovation Fund Faculty Excellence and Innovation Awards

What: Funding to retain and empower exceptionally innovative early- and middle-stage investigators and accelerate their transition to sustained independent productivity; nominations will be made by deans/department chairs or center/institute directors
Who should apply: Either early-stage investigators who are within 10 years of completing their terminal research degree or medical residency and/or within six years of being hired in a tenure-equivalent faculty position and who have not yet competed successfully for substantial independent funding from the NIH or other agencies; or mid-stage or early-independent investigators who are within 10 years of receiving their first substantial independent funding (R01 equivalent) from the NIH or other agencies
Award: $750,000/three years
Deadline: Aug. 21, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

CancerWestern Association of Graduate Schools and ProQuest Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award – STEM Disciplines
What: Recognizes scholarly achievement in master’s-level STEM programs; nominees will be evaluated on the strength of their formal written thesis for the award
Who should apply: Graduate students who have successfully submitted and defended their final thesis between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020
Award: $1,000 and travel expenses to attend the WAGS Annual Conference in March 2021
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 21, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 23, 2020, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Internal Opportunities 

Multidisciplinary  OHSU and Oregon Health Authority Healthy Oregon Workforce Training Opportunity (HOWTO) Grant: Round 3
What: Supports innovative, transformative, community-based training initiatives that will address identified local health care workforce shortages and expand the diversity of the health professional workforce
Who should apply: Oregon community-based educational institutions, consortia and health care service organizations
Award: Up to $1 million/up to three years
Deadline: Aug. 14, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PDT
Apply through the CAP 

Multidisciplinary MRF Early Clinical Investigator Award
What: Funding to further the development postdoctoral fellows or trainees who interact with human subjects and who are interested in a career in clinical research
Who should apply: Postdoctoral trainees and fellows with specific plans for a career in clinical research
Award: Up to $30,000/one year
Deadline: Aug. 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PDT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary ‖ MRF New Investigator Grant
What: Supports promising investigators in biomedical research at the beginning of their independent careers
Who should apply: Assistant professors or equivalent who are independent but new to research and don’t yet have funding sources
Award: Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: Aug. 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PDT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary ‖ MRF and OHSU Emergency Interim Funding and Bridge Funding
What: Provides funding for research programs that have lost national grant funding and enables investigators to develop data supporting application renewals
Who should apply: Researchers who need funding to keep their programs going
Award: Up to $50,000 from both MRF and Bridge funding/one year
Deadline: Aug. 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PDT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary OCTRI Education Program KL2 Program
What: Supports research that involves human subjects or populations or directly apply to human health
Who should apply: Current or pending full-time faculty classified as assistant professor at OHSU, PSU, UO or OSU
Award: Up to $200,000/up to two years
Deadline: Aug. 20, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PDT
Apply through Redcap

New this week!
Multidisciplinary ‖ OHSU-Silver Family Innovation Fund Faculty Excellence and Innovation Awards
What: Funding to retain and empower exceptionally innovative early- and middle-stage investigators and accelerate their transition to sustained independent productivity; nominations will be made by deans/department chairs or center/institute directors
Who should apply: Either early-stage investigators who are within 10 years of completing their terminal research degree or medical residency and/or within six years of being hired in a tenure-equivalent faculty position and who have not yet competed successfully for substantial independent funding from the NIH or other agencies; or mid-stage or early-independent investigators who are within 10 years of receiving their first substantial independent funding (R01 equivalent) from the NIH or other agencies
Award: $750,000/three years
Deadline: Aug. 21, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Cancer CEDAR NIH Catalyst Funding
What: Funding designed to help scientists pursuing CEDAR relevant research address reviewer concerns and resubmit their proposals to the National Institutes of Health
Who should apply:
Applicants to NIH awards who received a score but were not funded
Award:
Up to $250,000/one year
Deadline: Applications accepted anytime

Multidisciplinary OHSU Fellowship for Diversity in Research
What: Funds researchers with the goal of increasing the diversity of the community of scholars devoted to academic scientific research at OHSU
Who should apply: Investigators with postdoctoral training experience looking to establish an independent academic research career; scholars who identify as underrepresented minorities, differently-abled and more are welcomed
Award: Up to $8,000 plus a stipend
Deadline: Applications accepted anytime

Multidisciplinary OHSU School of Medicine Innovation Fund Pilot Program 
What: Subsidizes fees for use of OHSU research cores to develop pilot data for new grant applications
Who should apply: School of Medicine faculty
Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Applications accepted anytime

Limited Submission Opportunities 

Multidisciplinary Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Imaging Scientists
What: Supports the work of up to 15 imaging scientists who will work at the interface of biology, microscopy hardware and imaging software at imaging core facilities across the world in order to increase interactions between biologists and technology experts
Who should apply: Imaging scientists; an imaging core may submit only one application, but different imaging cores from a single institution may submit separate applications
Award: Up to $1.25 million/up to five years
Deadline: July 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Bioethics Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholars Program
What: Supports research that goes beyond current work in bioethics to help resolve ethical issues in clinical, biomedical and public health decision-making, policy and practice
Who should apply: Junior faculty members whose appointments allow at least 50 percent of their effort to perform research
Award: Support for 50 percent of their salary plus benefits/three years; more detailed information in RFA
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 21, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PDT; LOI due: Sept. 21, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT; Application due: Jan. 11, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PDT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

New this week!
Cancer Western Association of Graduate Schools and ProQuest Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award – STEM Disciplines
What: Recognizes scholarly achievement in master’s-level STEM programs; nominees will be evaluated on the strength of their formal written thesis for the award
Who should apply: Graduate students who have successfully submitted and defended their final thesis between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020
Award: $1,000 and travel expenses to attend the WAGS Annual Conference in March 2021
Deadline: Internal submission due:Aug. 21, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 23, 2020, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Geriatrics NIA Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Funding to develop or strengthen awardee institutions’ programs that focus on and sustain progress in a key area in aging research related to the Independence Centers’ mission
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in geriatrics research
Award: Up to $4.75 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 28, 2020; LOI due: Sept. 29, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 29, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Multidisciplinary Government of Canada Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships
What: Provides funding to national and international postdoctoral applicants who will contribute to Canada’s economic, social and research-based growth
Who should apply: Postdocs who have fulfilled all degree requirements for a PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree between September 15, 2017 and September 30, 2021
Award: $140,000/two years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 1, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PDT; Application due: Oct. 1, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Cancer Cancer Research Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
What: Support to fund and train young immunologists and cancer immunologists, who will train under the guidance of an immunologist through the fellowship
Who should apply: Postdoc immunologists with less than five years of postdoctoral experience at the time of submission
Award: Up to $175,500/three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 4, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PDT; Application due: Oct. 1, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

HIV/AIDS Multiple NIH Organizations Martin Delaney Collaboratories for HIV Cure Research (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Martin Delaney Collaboratory for Pediatric HIV Cure Research (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports coordinated basic, clinical and applied research focused on developing strategies to achieve an HIV cure, defined as either sustained viral remission or eradication of HIV infection; research can either be on adult or pediatric patients
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in HIV cure research; note that OHSU can only apply to one of the two FOAs
Award: Up to $17.5 million/five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 7, 2020; LOI due: Nov. 7, 2020(LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 7, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Cancer Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trusts Melanoma Research Grants
What: Supports melanoma research in the following areas: career development, basic science and translational research, with special consideration for three areas: 1) emerging novel concepts that constitute significant innovation, 2) new investigators in the field of melanoma and 3) prevention and early detection
Who should apply: Melanoma researchers; early-career melanoma researchers should especially apply for career development awards
Award: Up to $125,000 per year/duration not specified
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PDT; Application due: Nov. 1, 2020, 9:59 p.m. PDT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Pediatrics NIEHS Collaborative Centers in Children’s Environmental Health Research and Translation (P2C  Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Funding for centers that aim to develop effective strategies to translate key children’s environmental health research findings to relevant stakeholders in the community, academia and practice
Who should apply: PIs must have externally-funded active CEH grants or contracts within the three most recently completed fiscal years; more detailed eligibility information is in the FOA
Award: Up to $2.5 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 25, 2020; LOI due: Oct. 23, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 23, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Mental Health American Psychological Foundation Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship
What: Supports graduate research projects and scholarships in child psychology in order to nurture young scholars for psychological careers
Who should apply: Psychological scholars with a research interest in child psychology who have completed doctoral candidacy at the time of application
Award: Up to $25,000 per year/one year
Deadline: Internal submission due: Oct. 1, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PDT; Application due: Nov. 15, 2020
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Neuroscience NIMH and NINDS NIH Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: 
Supports educational activities that encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, to pursue further studies or careers in neuroscience research
Who should apply: PIs who have a full-time appointment at the applicant institution and should have research, teaching and/or academic administrative experience
Award: Up to $1.25 million/five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Oct. 2, 2020; LOI due: Dec. 25, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PDT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Merit Prizes and Awards 

Neuroscience National Multiple Sclerosis Society Barancik Prize for Innovation in Multiple Sclerosis Research
What: Recognizes an exceptional scientist or a team of scientists whose work in MS research has demonstrated outstanding innovation and originality
Who should apply: Early to mid-career MS researchers are eligible if they don’t have more than 20 years of experience
Award: $100,000
Deadline: July 31, 2020

Psychiatry American College of Psychiatrists Award for Creativity in Psychiatric Education
What: Recognizes a teaching program that demonstrates innovation in psychiatric education; trainees may include medical students, residents, other physicians, allied mental health professionals or members of the community
Who should apply: PIs of programs that have been in operation for at least two years, include outcome data, have been a part of an approved psychiatric residency training program in the United States and be free of commercial interest or benefit
Award: Not listed
Deadline: Aug. 15, 2020

New this week!
Urology Society for Basic Urologic Research Young Investigator Awards
What: Honors early-career investigators who have made significant contributions to basic and translational urologic research
Who should apply: SBUR members who are under 45 and within five years of their first faculty position
Award: Not listed
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2020; candidates should submit a cover letter highlighting their contributions to urologic research along with a CV to sbur@affinity-strategies.com

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize
What: Honors communities—urban, rural, tribal, large, or small—that are beacons of hope and progress for healthier people, families, and places
Who should apply: Healthcare organizations that can incorporate their wider community into their application
Award: $25,000 plus communications funds and guidance from communications professionals
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2020, noon PDT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying 

NIH Federal Opportunities

This week the NIH released funding opportunities concerning diabetes, aging and environmental health. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

Multidisciplinary NCI, NHGRI and NIDCR Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
What: Funding to conduct secondary data analysis and integration of existing datasets and database resources, with the ultimate aim to elucidate the genetic architecture of cancer risk and related outcomes
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in secondary data analysis
Award: For R01: Up to $1.75 million/up to five years; For R21: Up to $275,000/up to two years
Deadline: For R01: LOI due: Sept. 5, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PT; For R21: LOI due: Sept. 16, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNCI, NIDCD and NIMH Assay development and screening for discovery of chemical probes, drugs or immunomodulators (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Stimulates research in discovery and development of novel, small molecules for their potential use in studying disease treatment relevant to the missions of the participating institutes
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in assay development
Award: Not limited/up to four years
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 5, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Fertility Status as a Marker for Overall Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports research that explores the premise that fertility status can be a marker for overall health
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in fertility as an overall health marker
Award: For R01: Not limited/up to five years; For R21: Up to $275,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 19, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Outstanding Investigator Award (R35 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What:
Provides long-term support to accomplished investigators with outstanding records of cancer research productivity who propose to conduct exceptional research
Who should apply: PIs who have been on an eligible NCI research grant continuously since September 2015 with outstanding cancer research productivity during the last five consecutive calendar years
Award: Up to $4.2 million/up to seven years
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 6, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 6, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDDK and NIEHS Chronic Kidney Diseases of UnceRtain Etiology (CKDu) in Agricultural Communities (CURE) Research Consortium – Field Epidemiology Sites (U01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed), Renal Science Core (U01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Scientific Data Coordinating Center (SDCC) (U24 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What:
A collaborative research consortium that will bring together a broad range of expertise and enable discovery science to understand the cause or causes of CKDu and disease progression
Who should apply: PIs with expertise in epidemiology, kidney disease, project management, data science, biostatistics, environmental health and more (specific qualifications listed in FOAs)
Award: For Field Epidemiology Sites: Up to $1.7 million/up to five years; For Renal Science Core: Up to $2.3 million/up to five years; For Coordinating Center: Varies from year to year/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 10, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 10, 2020, 5 p.m. PT 
 

Other Federal Opportunities 

MultidisciplinaryDoD Combat Readiness – Medical Research Program Rapid Development and Translational Research Award
What: Supports new ideas for forward-deployable solutions that can promptly address life-threatening injuries, medical threats and treatments for soldiers in current and future battlefield settings
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $2 million/up to two years
Deadline: Pre-application due: Sept. 10, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 3, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
What: Provides support for the graduate education of individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM or STEM education
Who should apply: Students enrolled full-time in a research-based master’s or doctoral degree program in STEM or STEM education
Award: Up to $138,000/up to three years
Deadline: Between Oct. 19 and 22, 2020 (due date depends on focus of studies), 5 p.m. PT 

Private Opportunities 

Cancer Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Fellowship Award
What: Supports theoretical and experimental research relevant to the study of cancer and the search for cancer causes, mechanisms, therapies and prevention
Who should apply: Basic and physician-scientists who have received their degrees no more than eighteen months prior to the application deadline; more detailed eligibility information in announcement
Award: $231,000/four years
Deadline: Aug. 17, 2020, 1 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Ophthalmology Foundation Fighting Blindness Translational Research Acceleration Program
What:
Supports preclinical research toward an Investigational New Drug filing and into clinical trials to provide a robust and diverse pipeline of potential therapies to fight inherited retinal degenerations and dry age-related macular degeneration
Who should apply: Independent ophthalmology researchers
Award: Up to $1.5 million/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: Aug. 17, 2020; Application due: Oct. 30, 2020

Cancer American Association for Cancer Research Clinical Oncology Research Training Fellowships
What:
An industry-academic clinical practicum with a unique training opportunity to develop academic clinicians in drug development
Who should apply: Investigators enrolled in a hematology/oncology or radiation oncology fellowship program
Award: $100,000/one year
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2020, 10 a.m. PT

Neurology Amgen Foundation Competitive Grant Program in Migraine Research
What:
Supports research intended to advance the medical knowledge of migraine in the following areas of interest: non-interventional clinical research, biomarkers for diagnosis and prognosis and preclinical research focused on mechanism of disease
Who should apply: Early career investigators such as interns, residents, fellows and healthcare professionals within five years of completion of their most recent training/academic program
Award: Up to $150,000/up to two years
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT

Dermatology National Eczema Foundation Catalyst Research Grants
What:
Provides early investigators seed grants to help establish a novel and promising line of eczema research and gather preliminary data to carry this area of study forward
Who should apply: Assistant professors (or equivalent) without current or previous NIH R funding, postdoctoral fellows, medical residents, research associates and nurse practitioners
Award: $50,000/one year
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

DermatologyNational Eczema Foundation Eczema Champion Research Grant
What:
Supports experienced researchers with recognized productivity within or outside the eczema field to conduct highly innovative, cutting-edge investigations related to eczema
Who should apply: Associate professors and above that have or have had national-level funding as a principal investigator or co-PI within the past three years on an R01 grant or equivalent
Award: Up to $100,000/one year
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Research Grants
What:
Provides early-stage funding for projects related to cancer detection, treatment or cure that could lead to subsequent and expanded support from a government agency or other source
Who should apply: Tenure-track postdocs with tenured mentors
Award: Not specified, but likely between $50,000 and $200,000/one year
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2020

Ophthalmology Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Roche Collaborative Research Fellowship
What:
Fellowships that pair researchers from developing countries with established scientists to strengthen ophthalmic research capacities
Who should apply: The PI must be a citizen of, and working in, a developing country; required collaborators must be ARVO members
Award: $10,000/one year
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer American Association for Cancer Research AACR-AstraZeneca Stimulating Therapeutic Advances through Research Training (START) Grants
What:
Supports postdoctoral or clinical research fellows by combining research experiences in both an academic and industry setting and following a research timeline of greatest benefit to the proposed work
Who should apply: Full-time, mentored postdoctoral fellows, clinical research fellows, or the equivalent who have held their position or at least one, but not more than three, years
Award: $225,000/three years
Deadline: Oct. 6, 2020, 10 a.m. PT 
   

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

July 

Genomics NHGRI Center for Inherited Disease Research (CIDR) High Throughput Sequencing and Genotyping Resource Access (X01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Applications are accepted by continuous receipt

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Due dates vary by awarding IC 

Infectious Disease NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Sentinel Cells for Surveillance and Response to Emergent Infectious Diseases (Sentinels) Deadline: Dependent upon program you apply through

Cancer  NCI Research to Reduce Morbidity and Improve Care for Pediatric, and Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Survivors (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: July 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Neurology  NINDS Research Program Award (R35 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: July 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT 

August

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Proof of Concept Development of Early Stage Next Generation Human Brain Imaging (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 3, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 3, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Genomics NHGRI Advancing Genomic Medicine Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 3, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Occupational Health  NIEHS Superfund Research Program Occupational Health and Safety Education Programs on Emerging Technologies (R25 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Aug. 3, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT 

Multidisciplinary  NSF Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis (OPUS) Deadline: Aug. 3, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  NCI, NIDA and NIMHD Improving Smoking Cessation Interventions among People Living with HIV (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 4, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 4, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Cancer  DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Academy of Kidney Cancer Investigators – Early Career Investigator Award Pre-application due: Aug. 5, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Aug. 26, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Cancer  DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Translational Research Partnership Award Pre-application due: Aug. 5, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Aug. 26, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT 

Pain Management  DoD Chronic Pain Management Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award Pre-application due: Aug. 7, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Nov. 6, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT  

Pain Management  DoD Chronic Pain Management Research Program Translational Research Award Pre-application due: Aug. 7, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Nov. 6, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT 

Neurology NINDS Notice of Intent to Publish an FOA for Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network (BPN): Small Molecule Drug Discovery and Development of Disorders of the Nervous System (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Estimated to be Aug. 8, 2020

Neurology  Multiple NIH Organizations Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network (BPN): Small Molecule Drug Discovery and Development of Disorders of the Nervous System (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 11, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  NIDA Reducing Stigma Related to Drug Use in Human Service Settings (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) and NIDA and NIMH Reducing Stigma Related to Drug Use in Human Service Settings (R34 Clinical Trial Required) Application due: Aug. 11, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Neurology  DoD Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Aug. 12, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Dec, 7, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Neurology  DoD Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program Translational Research Partnership Award Pre-application due: Aug. 12, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Dec, 7, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  NIDA Avant-Garde Award Program for HIV/AIDS and Substance Use Disorder Research (DP1, Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 13, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT 

Infectious Disease  FIC and NIAID Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program (D43 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 14, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT 

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Theories, Models and Methods for Analysis of Complex Data from the Brain (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 14, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 14, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Neurology  DoD Neurotoxin Exposure Treatment Parkinson’s Program Early Investigator Research Award Pre-application due: Aug. 18, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Sept. 16, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Neurology  DoD Neurotoxin Exposure Treatment Parkinson’s Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award Pre-application due: Aug. 18, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Sept. 16, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Neurology  DoD Neurotoxin Exposure Treatment Parkinson’s Program Synergistic Idea Award Pre-application due: Aug. 18, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Sept. 16, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary DoD Reconstructive Transplant Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award Pre-application due: Aug. 19, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Nov. 12, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Pharmacology  CDER Development of Standard Core Clinical Outcomes Assessments (COAs) and Endpoints (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 21, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 14, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  NIH Common Fund Director’s Awards: New Innovator Award Program Deadline: Aug. 21, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  NCI Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle-Income Countries (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 24, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 24, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Rheumatology  DoD Lupus Research Program Idea Award Pre-application due: Aug. 25, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Sept. 23, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Rheumatology  DoD Lupus Research Program Impact Award Pre-application due: Aug. 25, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Sept. 23, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Rheumatology  DoD Lupus Research Program Transformative Vision Award Pre-application due: Aug. 25, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Sept. 23, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Cancer  DoD Pancreatic Cancer Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Aug. 25, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Nov. 20, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Cancer  DoD Pancreatic Cancer Research Program Translational Research Partnership Award Pre-application due: Aug. 25, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Nov. 20, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Substance Abuse NIDA Core “Center of Excellence” Grant Program (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 25, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health  NIMH and NIMHD Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) in Research on Risk and Prevention of Black Youth Suicide Deadline: Dependent upon the FOA you apply through; due dates are from August 25, 2020 to subsequent receipt dates through July 31, 2022 

Cancer  DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Aug. 27, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Sept. 24, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program (Si2/R00 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Aug. 28, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Cancer  NCI Metastasis Research Network (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 28, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 28, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Substance Abuse NINDS Exploratory Grant Program in Parkinson’s Disease Research (P20- Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 28, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 28, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Abuse NINDS Morris K. Udall Centers of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research (P50  Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 28, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 28, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

September 

NeurologyNIA Network for Identification, Evaluation, and Tracking of Older Persons with Superior Cognitive Performance for Their Chronological Age (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 1, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 1, 2020, 5 p.m. PST 

Cancer  DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Clinical Consortium Award Pre-application due: Sept. 2, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Sept. 23, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Cancer  DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Sept. 2, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Sept. 23, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Cancer  DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Postdoctoral and Clinical Fellow Award Pre-application due: Sept. 2, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Sept. 23, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project (RMIP) Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials (UG3/UH3 – Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Sept. 2, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 2, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary NIA and NIDCD Central and Peripheral Control of Balance in Older Adults (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 2, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 2, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Long-Term Effects of Disasters on Health Care Systems Serving Health Disparity Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 4, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  NIH Common Fund Director’s Awards: Early Independence Awards Deadline: Sept. 4, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations HIV Infection of the Central Nervous System (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 7, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Neurology NIA New/Unconventional Animal Models of Alzheimer’s Disease (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 7, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 7, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary  NIDA, NIMH and NINDS Eradication of HIV-1 from Central Nervous system Reservoirs (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 7, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Pharmacology FDA OOPD Clinical Studies of Orphan Products Addressing Unmet Needs of Rare Diseases (R01) Clinical Trials Required LOI due: Sept. 8, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 6, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Rheumatology DoD Scleroderma Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Sept. 9, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 4, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology DoD Scleroderma Research Program Translational Research Partnership Award Deadline: Pre-application due: Sept. 9, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 4, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Transplantation  NIAID Clinical Trials in Organ Transplantation in Children and Adults (CTOT-CA) (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 9, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Infectious Disease  NIAID Mucosal Immunology Studies Team (MIST) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 9, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Cancer  DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Prostate Cancer Pathology Resource Network Award Pre-application due: Sept. 10, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Sept. 24, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  NIH Common Fund Director’s Awards: Pioneer Award Program Deadline: Sept. 11, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT 

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Tools for Germline Gene Editing in Marmosets (U01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 15, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 15, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Interventions to Prevent Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) Use Among Adolescents (R01 – Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 19, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Mental Health  NIMH Post-Acute Interventions for the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa (R34 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Sept. 19, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Endocrinology  NIDDK Centers for Diabetes Translation Research (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 20, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 20, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  NIDDK Development of Biomarkers of Dietary Intake and Exposure (U2C Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Sept. 21, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 21, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Biomedical Data Repository (U24 – Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Biomedical Knowledgebase (U24 – Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary  NIGMS National Institute of General Medical Sciences Predoctoral Institutional Research Training Grant (T32 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  NCI and NIA Aging, Cancer-Initiating Cells, and Cancer Development (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 27, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 27, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Biomedical  NIH ORIP Animal and Biological Material Resource Centers (P40) (Clinical Trials Not-Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 28, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT 

Drug Abuse  NIDA Large scale mapping and/or molecular profiling of ensembles and/or cell-types mediating opioid action in the rodent brain (R01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 30, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  NIH Common Fund Director’s Awards: Transformative Research Awards Deadline: Sept. 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

October

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Promoting Research on Music and Health: Phased Innovation Award for Music Interventions (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Oct. 2, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIGMS Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for Early Stage Investigators (R35 – Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Oct. 2, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Infectious Disease  NIDDK Caring for OutPatiEnts after Acute Kidney Injury (COPE-AKI) – Clinical Centers (U01 Clinical Trial Required) and Scientific and Data Research Center (U01 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Oct. 4, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 4, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Advancing Research to Develop Improved Measures and Methods for Understanding Multimorbidity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Oct. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Identifying Innovative Mechanisms or Interventions that Target Multimorbidity and Its Consequences (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Oct. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Mental Health  NIMH Behavioral Tasks Targeting Brain Systems Relevant to Anhedonia (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) Deadline: Oct. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT 

Rheumatology NIAMS Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for NIAMS Rheumatic Diseases Research Resource-based Centers (P30) Deadline: Estimated to be Oct. 6, 2020 

Cancer  NCI 3D Technologies to Accelerate HTAN Atlas Building Efforts (UH2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 9, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Neurology NIA Integrative Research to Understand the Impact of Sex Differences on the Molecular Determinants of AD Risk and Responsiveness to Treatment (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 10, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 10, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Dentistry  NIDCR Characterizing causal mechanisms to prevent dental fear and anxiety (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) LOI due: Oct. 10, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 10, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT 

Aging  NIA Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists’ Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) (R03 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 13, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 13, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Environmental Health  NIEHS U.S. – India Collaborative Environmental Health Research Program (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Oct. 15, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Dentistry  NIDCR Enabling Technologies to Accelerate Development of Oral Biodevices (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Oct. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Cancer  NCI New Informatics Tools and Methods to Enhance U.S. Cancer Surveillance Research (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 18, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 18, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Infectious Disease  NIAID Nonhuman Primate Reagent Resource (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 19, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Pediatrics  NICHD Elucidating the Role of Nutrition in Care and Development of Preterm Infants (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 30, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

November

Rheumatology  NIAMS Clinical Trial Planning Grant (R34) – Clinical Trial Not Allowed Deadline: Nov. 2, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Pediatric Biospecimen Procurement Center (BPC) Supporting the Developmental Gene Expression (dGTEx) Project (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Nov. 3, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 3, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Pain Management  NSF Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (DISES) Deadline: Nov. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Infectious Disease NSF Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Deadline: Nov. 18, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

December

Infectious Disease NIAID Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Martin Delaney Collaboratories for HIV Cure Research (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Estimated to be Dec. 7, 2020. Competition estimated to open on June 16, 2020

February 2021

Substance Abuse  NIDA Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Program Award in Substance Use and Substance Use Disorder Research (K12 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Feb. 1, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PDT

April 2021

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Exploratory/Developmental Projects (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: April 26, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PDT

Open

Biology NSF Biophotonics Applications accepted anytime

Biology NSF Cellular and Biochemical Engineering Applications accepted anytime

Biology  NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Conferences for Building Computational Literacy in Biological Sciences Deadline: Open

Biology NSF Division of Integrative Organismal Systems Core Programs Applications accepted anytime

Multidisciplinary NSF Enabling Discovery through GEnomic Tools (EDGE) Deadline: Open

Private 

July 

HIV/AIDS  Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation Grants LOI due: July 31, 2020; Application due: Aug. 28, 2020

Multidisciplinary  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize Deadline: July 31, 2020, noon PDT
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August

Rheumatology  Rheumatology Research Foundation Career Development Bridge Funding Award: K Supplement Deadline: Aug. 3, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT

Rheumatology  Rheumatology Research Foundation Medical and Graduate Student Preceptorship Deadline: Aug. 3, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Deep Tissue Imaging Deadline: Aug. 4, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Multidisciplinary  Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Essential Open Source Software for Science Deadline: Aug. 4, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT
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Physical Therapy  Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Acute Care Research Grant Deadline: Aug. 5, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT

Physical Therapy  Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Moffat Geriatric Grant Deadline: Aug. 5, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT

Physical Therapy  Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Physical Therapy Education Research Grant Deadline: Aug. 5, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT

Biomedical  Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medically Trained Scientists Program Deadline: Aug. 11, 2020, noon PST

Otolaryngology  American Hearing Research Foundation Birtman Grant Deadline: Aug. 14, 2020

Otolaryngology  American Hearing Research Foundation Causes of Sudden Hearing Loss Grant Deadline: Aug. 14, 2020

Otolaryngology  American Hearing Research Foundation Meniere’s Disease Grant Deadline: Aug. 14, 2020

Otolaryngology  American Hearing Research Foundation Regular Grants Deadline: Aug. 14, 2020

Multidisciplinary Biogen Medical Education Grants Deadline: Aug. 15, 2020

Multidisciplinary Sanofi Genzyme Community Relations Contributions Program Deadline: Aug. 15, 2020

Gastroenterology North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Advanced Fellowship in Pediatric Endoscopy Deadline: Aug. 24, 2020

Rare Diseases  National Organization for Rare Disorders Jayne Holtzer Rare Disease Research Grants Program: Appendix Cancer / Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Deadline: Aug. 25, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PDT 

Rare Diseases  National Organization for Rare Disorders Jayne Holtzer Rare Disease Research Grants Program: Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia of Infancy Deadline: Aug. 25, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Approaches to Advance Gender Equity From Around the Globe Deadline: Aug. 26, 2020, noon PDT
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September

Vascular  Leducq Foundation Transatlantic Networks of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research Grant Opportunities LOI due: Sept. 3, 2020; Application due: Feb. 16, 2021

Mental Health  Cigna Foundation Healthier Kids for Our Future Mental Health Grant Deadline: Sept. 30, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT

Open

Multidisciplinary Partnership for Clean Competition Micro-Grants Program Deadline: Open

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health Deadline: Open
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