OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of July 8, 2021

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 
CancerBreast Cancer Alliance Young Investigator Grants
What:
Funding to help advance the careers of young breast cancer researchers who do not yet have their own major grant support but who design and conduct their own independent research projects
Who should apply: Clinical doctors and research scientists including postdocs whose primary focus is breast cancer and who are in the early stages of their careers; must not have held a tenure track faculty or tenure track research position for more than four years following completion of their training, as of March 1, 2022, not have been a principal investigator on an NIH R01 or equivalent national/international non-mentored award and be able to dedicate at least 50 percent of their work effort to research
Award: Up to $125,000/up to two years
Deadline: Internal submission due: July 14, 2021; LOI due: July 23, 2021
Apply through the CAP


Cancer ‖ Susan G. Komen Career Catalyst Research Grants
What: 
Fosters promising breast cancer researchers who are in the early stages of their faculty careers by providing support for up to three years of protected time for research career development under the guidance of a Mentor Committee; the research focus this year is Redefining Metastatic Breast Cancer
Who should apply: Breast cancer researchers who will have a full-time faculty appointment by the award deadline, haven’t held any faculty appointment for more than eight years total and haven’t been a PI on an existing NIH R01 grant or equivalent as of April 15, 2022
Award: Up to $450,000/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: July 29, 2021; LOI due: Aug. 18, 2021, 10 a.m. PT;
Application due: Oct. 13, 2021, 10 a.m. PT
Apply through the CAP
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Multidisciplinary Rita Allen Foundation 2022 Scholars Program
What: 
Supports basic biomedical research in the fields of cancer, immunology and neuroscience distinguished by its bold approach to basic scientific questions that address problems of global concern as well as its potential for learning, leadership and collaboration
Who should apply: Early career independent investigators preferably in the first three years of their tenure track who have received committed startup funds and lab space from their institution
Award: Up to $550,000/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 12, 2021; LOI due: Sept. 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT;
Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP


Multidisciplinary ‖ MRF Research Grants
What: 
Supports promising biomedical exploration and the development of research careers in clinical investigation in Oregon through their Early Clinical Investigator Award,  New Investigator Grant and, along with OHSU, Emergency Interim Funding and Bridge Funding
Who should apply: Dependent upon award applied to; view CAP listings for more details
Award: Between $30 and $100,000/one year
Deadline: Aug. 16, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP


Neuroscience  Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative/SFARI Autism Rat Models Consortium
What: Supports research on the rat as a model system to advance our understanding of the behavioral and circuit neuroscience mechanisms driving autism
Who should apply: Faculty with a research interest in using rats as a model system to study autism
Award: Up to $300,000/up to three years
Deadline: Sept. 7, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Internal Opportunities 

Multidisciplinary OCTRI Human Investigations Program
What: A series of courses to enhance your clinical and translational research career
Who should apply: Faculty and clinical and postdoctoral fellows employed at OHSU, VA Portland Health Care System or other Northwest healthcare systems and graduate students enrolled in SOD, SOM, SON or SOPH
Degrees offered: Certificate in Human Investigations or a Master of Clinical Research
Deadline: July 15, 2021

Deadline updated
Cancer
OHSU Knight Cancer Institute Innovation Awards

What: Funding for broader, transdisciplinary and/or translational cancer research initiatives that would otherwise be too large in scale to warrant using traditional pilot funding
Who should apply: Faculty who are an assistant professor or higher with an appointment at OHSU, can show sufficient commitment to the project to ensure success and have support from a department chair, division head or institute director
Award: Up to $500,000/three years
Deadline: Aug. 2, 2021
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
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. 16, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
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. 16, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Multidisciplinary MRF and OHSU Emergency Interim Support and Bridge Funding

What: Provides funding for research programs that have lost national grant funding and enables investigators to develop data supporting application renewals; OHSU applicants can apply for both MRF Emergency Interim Support and OHSU Bridge Funding
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. 16, 2021, 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 ‖ OCTRI Mobile Apps for Clinical Studies (MACS)
What: 
Funding to leverage new the REDCap functionality MyCap to create mobile apps that allow clinical study participants to report outcomes/data via a smartphone; the program aims to help fill the pipeline for BIP Digital Health by allowing PIs to conduct preliminary research and obtain user experience data
Who should apply: PIs who meet OHSU Principal Investigator requirements and want to create a mobile app for clinical or commercial purposes
Award:
Up to $5,000/typically one year
Deadline: Rolling; application will close when funding for the fiscal year is exhausted
Submit your project intake form through REDCap

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 IDEA Seed Grants for Innovation, Development & Exploration for research Advancement
What: Supports investigators who need to work with an OHSU core or with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to develop preliminary data for an application for extramural research support
Who should apply: School of Medicine faculty in the professorial series who have not received this award within the last year
Award: Up to $5,000/one year
Deadline: Applications accepted anytime
Apply through the CAP

Public Health OHSU-PSU School of Public Health Kickstarter Awards
What: Funding to support pre-award activities that advance the preparation of high-quality grant or contract applications
Who should apply: OHSU and PSU faculty with primary appointment in OHSU-PSU School of Public Health who have an extramural RFA or other opportunity identified
Award: Between $500 and $5,000/up to six months
Deadline: Accepted on a rolling basis through March 31, 2022
Apply through the CAP

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   

Infectious Disease NIAID Centers for HIV Structural Biology (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports multidisciplinary consortia of structural biologists, virologists and computational scientists to resolve biological structures relevant to HIV prevention, treatment and cure
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in biological structures relevant to HIV
Award: Up to $3.5 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: July 13, 2021; LOI due: Sept. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Cancer Breast Cancer Alliance Young Investigator Grants

What: Funding to help advance the careers of young breast cancer researchers who do not yet have their own major grant support but who design and conduct their own independent research projects
Who should apply: Clinical doctors and research scientists including postdocs whose primary focus is breast cancer and who are in the early stages of their careers; must not have held a tenure track faculty or tenure track research position for more than four years following completion of their training, as of March 1, 2022, not have been a principal investigator on an NIH R01 or equivalent national/international non-mentored award and be able to dedicate at least 50 percent of their work effort to research
Award: Up to $125,000/up to two years
Deadline: Internal submission due: July 14, 2021; LOI due: July 23, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Nutrition NIDDK Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Establishes core centers that are part of an integrated and existing program of nutrition and/or obesity research; the program is designed to support three primary research-related activities: Research Core services, a Pilot and Feasibility program and an Enrichment program
Who should apply: PIs who have strong leadership abilities and demonstrated proficiency in managing large, multi-component programs and are willing to participate in annual meetings of the Center Directors
Award: Up to $3.75 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: July 20, 2021; LOI due: Sept. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary NIGMS Resource Center for the Support for Research Excellence (SuRE) Program (U24 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Establishes a Resource Center as part of the Support for Research Excellence (SuRE) program to develop and sustain research excellence at U.S. higher education institutions that receive limited NIH research support and serve students from groups underrepresented in biomedical research
Who should apply: Anyone with an interest in sustaining research programs at SuRE institutions
Award: Up to $3.75 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: July 26, 2021; Application due: Sept. 24, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary Government of Canada 2022 Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships
What: Supports national and international postdoctoral applicants who will contribute to Canada’s economic, social and research-based growth; 70 fellowships awarded annually
Who should apply: Non-Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada who plan to hold their fellowship at a Canadian institution and have fulfilled all degree requirements for a PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree between September 15, 2018 and September 30, 2022
Award: $140,000/two years
Deadline: Internal submission due: July 29, 2021; Application due: Sept. 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Cancer Susan G. Komen Career Catalyst Research Grants

What: Fosters promising breast cancer researchers who are in the early stages of their faculty careers by providing support for up to three years of protected time for research career development under the guidance of a Mentor Committee; the research focus this year is Redefining Metastatic Breast Cancer
Who should apply: Breast cancer researchers who will have a full-time faculty appointment by the award deadline, haven’t held any faculty appointment for more than eight years total and haven’t been a PI on an existing NIH R01 grant or equivalent as of April 15, 2022
Award: Up to $450,000/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: July 29, 2021; LOI due: Aug. 18, 2021, 10 a.m. PT;
Application due: Oct. 13, 2021, 10 a.m. PT
Apply through the CAP
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying 


Multidisciplinary
Searle Scholars 2022 Program
What: Supports high-risk/high-reward research from investigators pursuing independent research careers in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology and related areas in chemistry, medicine and biological science
Who should apply: Independent investigators at the assistant professor level whose appointment is the investigator’s first tenure-track position at OHSU (Searle usually has a timeline for when investigators should have started their position; more info should be available when invitations to apply are sent)
Award: Up to $180,000/up to three years    
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Aug. 2, 2021; Application due: Sept. 30, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Cancer Cancer Research Institute Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
What: Supports young immunologists and cancer immunologists by continuing their training under the guidance of a world-renowned immunologist who mentors the fellow and prepares them for a productive and successful career in cancer immunology
Who should apply: Postdocs working in immunology or cancer immunology who have less than five years of relevant postdoc experience
Award: $175,000/three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 5, 2021; Application due: Oct. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Bioethics Greenwall Foundation 2022 Faculty Scholars Program
What: Supports junior faculty to carry out innovative bioethics 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 whose appointment allows at least 50 percent of their effort to perform research; priority given to applicants who have not yet been considered for tenure or an equivalent promotion
Award: Support for 50 percent of faculty’s salary plus benefits/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 12, 2021; LOI due: Sept. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Multidisciplinary Rita Allen Foundation 2022 Scholars Program

What: Supports basic biomedical research in the fields of cancer, immunology and neuroscience distinguished by its bold approach to basic scientific questions that address problems of global concern as well as its potential for learning, leadership and collaboration
Who should apply: Early career independent investigators preferably in the first three years of their tenure track who have received committed startup funds and lab space from their institution
Award: Up to $550,000/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 12, 2021; LOI due: Sept. 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT;
Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Neuroscience Warren Alpert Foundation Distinguished Scholars Fellowship Award
What: Supports postdoctoral neuroscience researchers by helping them become a full-time faculty member at the assistant professor level or higher and/or to assist in the development of a laboratory program that would lead to independent funding
Who should apply: Researchers with a postdoctoral research position at a US medical school, research institute or academic hospital  who have completed a minimum of three years of a neuroscience-related postdoctoral fellowship by July 1, 2022
Award: $400,000/two years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 7, 2021; Application due: Nov. 1, 2021
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Psychology American Psychological Foundation 2022 Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship

What: Supports young scholars with psychological careers such as child-clinical, pediatric, school, educational and developmental psychopathology and scholarly work contributing to the advancement of knowledge in these areas
Who should apply: Researchers who have completed doctoral candidacy at the time of application (documentation required) and demonstrated research competence and area commitment
Award: Up to $25,000/up to one year
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 27, 2021; Application due: Nov. 15, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Merit Prizes and Awards 

Multidisciplinary ‖ Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists
What: Honors one young scientist for outstanding life science research for which they were awarded a doctoral degree in the previous two years; your thesis research must have been in one of the following categories to qualify: Cell and Molecular Biology; Genomics, Proteomics, and Systems Biology approaches; Ecology and​ Environment; Molecular Medicine
Who should apply: Researchers whose thesis research falls into one of the above categories and who were awarded their Ph.D. between Jan. 1, 2019 and Dec. 31, 2020; prize will also only recognize work that was performed while the entrant was a graduate student
Award: $30,000 for grand prize winner and $10,000 for each category winner
Deadline: July 15, 2021

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 multiple sclerosis research has demonstrated outstanding innovation and originality
Who should apply: Early to mid-career investigators active in MS research who have no more than 20 years of experience as an independent investigator or team leader
Award: $100,000
Deadline: July 16, 2021

Multidisciplinary IBM Call for Code Global Challenge
What: Support to create practical, effective and high-quality open-source applications based on one or more IBM Cloud services that can have an immediate and lasting impact on clean water and sanitation, zero hunger and responsible production and green consumption
Who should apply: Teams of up to five with a research interest in clean water, nutrition and/or green consumption solutions
Award: $200,000 for grand prize, $25,000 for first and second and $10,000 for third and fourth
Deadline: July 31, 2021

New this week!
Immunology Michelson Philanthropies & Science Prize for Immunology

What: Supports young investigators who apply their expertise to perform research that has a lasting impact on vaccine and immunotherapy, with a focus on transformative research in human immunology and trans-disease applications to accelerate vaccine and immunotherapeutic discovery
Who should apply: Immunology researchers who are no older than 35 years old and whose research they are applying with was performed within the last three years
Award: $30,000 for grand prize winner and $10,000 for runner up
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021

COVID-19 Opportunities

Due to the decline in new funding opportunities related to COVID-19, we are transitioning the separate COVID-19 Funding Alerts to this space. You can still view the archive of COVID-19 Funding Alerts, and a list of still-open opportunities will be updated weekly.

Deadline updated
Multidisciplinary
Pfizer COVID-19 Impact and SARS-CoV-2 Viral Lifecycle
What:
Supports online educational initiatives that increase awareness and understanding of the short and potential longer term impact of COVID-19, key steps in the SARSCoV-2 lifecycle, underlying medical conditions that increase risk of severe illness from COVID-19 and need for therapeutic implications
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in developing educational content about COVID-19 and SARSCoV-2
Award: Up to $200,000/up to two years 
Deadline: July 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

New this week!
Oral Health Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation and Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation COVID-19 Utilization: Decreasing Oral Health Disparities

What: Supports community-based strategies designed to increase children’s utilization of quality and comprehensive oral health services in communities disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and poverty
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in improvement of children’s oral health in communities affected by COVID-19
Award: Up to $200,000/up to two years
Deadline: Aug. 2, 2021

HIV/AIDS NIAID, NIDA and NIMH Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) HIV/AIDS in the Era of COVID-19: When Pandemics Collide
What: Supports research on the impact and strategies needed to adapt the HIV/AIDS response through agile and innovative support of prevention and care and the maintenance of sustained HIV viral suppression during the COVID-19 pandemic
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in HIV/AIDS and COVID-19
Award: Dependent upon FOA you apply through
Deadline: Open from Sept. 7, 2021 through May 7, 2024

New this week!
HIV/AIDS NICHD Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Competitive Revision and Administrative Supplements to Existing NICHD HIV Grants and Cooperative Agreements to Understand HIV Health Impacts of COVID-19

What: Supports biomedical research to understand the effects of infection with HIV and SARS-CoV-2 among populations central to the NICHD mission
Who should apply: PIs with an existing NICHD grant who want to study SARS-CoV-2 and HIV
Award: Up to $150,000/one year
Deadline: Sept. 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

New this week!
Multidisciplinary NICHD Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Promoting Vaccine Access, Acceptance and Uptake among Children, Adolescents, Pregnant and Lactating Women, and Persons with Disabilities

What: Supports research that addresses dimensions of access, acceptance and uptake of CDC-recommended vaccines among infants, children, adolescents, pregnant and lactating women and persons with disabilities, especially among populations who are underserved or experience health disparities
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in vaccines and any of the NOSI’s listed populations
Award: Dependent upon FOA you apply through
Deadline: Open from Sept. 8, 2021 through Sept. 8, 2024

New this week!
Multidisciplinary NSF Predictive Intelligence for Pandemic Prevention Phase I: Development Grants (PIPP Phase I)

What: Supports fundamental research and capabilities needed to tackle grand challenges in infectious disease pandemics through prediction and prevention
Who should apply: Teams with balanced participation from computer and information science, biology, engineering and social, behavioral and economic sciences as relevant to the identified Grand Challenge problem
Award: Up to $25 million for 25 to 30 awards/not specified
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

NIH Federal Opportunities

This week the NIH released funding opportunities concerning epidemiology, genomics and sleep disorders. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

Multidisciplinary NHGRI, NIBIB and OD New Investigators to Promote Workforce Diversity in Genomics, Bioinformatics, or Bioengineering and Biomedical Imaging Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports Early Stage Investigators and New Investigators from groups underrepresented in the health-related sciences with independent research projects that are within the scientific mission areas of the NHGRI, NIBIB and All of Us Research Program
Who should apply: PIs who have not competed successfully for substantial independent funding from NIH and have a full-time tenure-track (or equivalent) faculty appointment at the applicant institution and be eligible to apply for NIH research project grants
Award: Up to $2.5 million/up to five years    
Deadline: Aug. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; subsequent deadlines on Feb. 22, 2022 and 2023

Multidisciplinary NICHD Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Promoting Vaccine Access, Acceptance and Uptake among Children, Adolescents, Pregnant and Lactating Women, and Persons with Disabilities
What: Supports research that addresses dimensions of access, acceptance and uptake of CDC-recommended vaccines among infants, children, adolescents, pregnant and lactating women and persons with disabilities, especially among populations who are underserved or experience health disparities
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in vaccines and any of the NOSI’s listed populations
Award: Dependent upon FOA you apply through     
Deadline: Open from Sept. 8, 2021 through Sept. 8, 2024

Biomedical NIGMS Research on Interventions that Promote the Careers of Individuals in the Biomedical Research Enterprise (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports research designed to test interventions to enhance research-oriented individuals’ interest, motivation, persistence and preparedness for careers in the biomedical research workforce
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in biomedical research career evaluation
Award: Up to $1.25 million/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 13, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDA Exploratory Studies to Investigate the Mechanisms of Interrelationship between Sleep and Substance Use Disorders (R61/R33 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)
What: Supports research on the basic neurobiology of the interrelationship between sleep and substance use disorders; projects may explore the molecular, cellular, circuit and behavioral interactions between sleep and substance use disorders
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in the relationship between sleep and substance use
Award: Up to $2 million/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 14, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNEI Vision Research Epidemiology Grant (UG1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports investigator-initiated, complex, multi-center and other high resource risk ocular epidemiologic research
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in ocular epidemiology
Award: Not limited/up to five years    
Deadline: Sept. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIMH Understanding Oral Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection, Acquisition, and Persistence in People Living with HIV (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports research to better understand the epidemiology and biology of oral human papillomavirus infection, acquisition and persistence in people living with HIV and elucidate the initial mechanisms related to HPV-associated oral and orophrayngeal cancers and warts in the context of HIV
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in oral HPV and HIV
Award: For R01: Not limited/up to five years; For R21: Not limited/up to two years   
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 18, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Use of Digital Technology and Mobile Health (mHealth) to Improve Diagnosis, Assessments, Interventions, Management and Outcomes for Individuals with Down Syndrome Across the Lifespan (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports research aimed at developing or building upon existing technological tools to improve diagnosis, assessments, interventions, management and outcomes for infants, children, adolescents and adults with Down syndrome
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in technological tools and Down syndrome
Award: Up to $275,000/up to two years       
Deadline: Standard dates apply; next upcoming deadline is Oct. 16, 2021 

Other Federal/State Opportunities

MultidisciplinaryNSF and UKRI Dear Colleague Letter: UKRI/BBSRC – NSF/BIO Lead Agency Opportunity in Biological informatics, Microbes and the Host Immune System, Quantum Biology, and Synthetic Cell
What: Encourages collaboration between US and UK research communities in these research areas: biological informatics; microbes and the host immune system; quantum biology; and synthetic cell
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in one of the listed categories and a UK research collaborator
Award: Not specified    
Deadline: ITS due: Sept. 22, 2021; Full proposals due: Jan. or Feb. 2022 depending on funding organization

MultidisciplinaryNSF Predictive Intelligence for Pandemic Prevention Phase I: Development Grants (PIPP Phase I)
What: Supports fundamental research and capabilities needed to tackle grand challenges in infectious disease pandemics through prediction and prevention
Who should apply: Teams with balanced participation from computer and information science, biology, engineering and social, behavioral and economic sciences as relevant to the identified Grand Challenge problem
Award: Up to $25 million for 25 to 30 awards/not specified        
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Private Opportunities

HIV/AIDS ViiV Healthcare Positive Action for Women
What: Supports community collaborations that break down isolation and stigma, link women to prevention and care and advance leadership and advocacy for cis and trans women of color living with, vulnerable to or impacted by HIV
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in HIV treatment and advocacy for cis and trans women of color
Award: Up to $300,000/up to three years
Deadline: July 23, 2021

Surgery Association for Academic Surgery Joel J. Roslyn Faculty Research Award
What: Provides early-career research aid to junior faculty members of the Association for Academic Surgery
Who should apply:
Full-time faculty who have not yet attained the rank of associate professor in any surgical specialty or discipline and are AAS members
Award: $50,000/one year
Deadline: Aug. 2, 2021

Lymphedema Lymphatic Education & Research Network U.S. Lymphedema Therapist Scholarship
What: Funding to assist healthcare professionals to obtain specialty lymphedema therapist training and certification
Who should apply:
LE&RN members who would like to receive a lymphedema certification
Award: Up to $1,000 towards a Full Lymphedema Certification Course offered by a certification program
Deadline: Aug. 2, 2021

Rheumatology Rheumatology Research Foundation Career Development Bridge Funding Award: K Supplement
What: Offers supplemental funding to NIH K Series and VA CDA awardees to cover research costs such as laboratory supplies or salary support for a research technician, database assistant or statistician that are crucial to the successful transition of junior investigators in becoming independent investigators
Who should apply:
ACR or ARHP members at the time of application who are either a citizen or a non-citizen national of the US or in lawful possession of a permanent resident card and are an NIH K01, K08, K23, K25, VA CD or equivalent four- or five-year award recipient
Award: Up to $100,000/up to two years
Deadline: Aug. 2, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Chronic Pain Rita Allen Foundation Award in Pain
What: Supports emerging experts in basic pain research whose work holds high potential for uncovering new pathways to improve the treatment of chronic pain
Who should apply:
Pain researchers who have received committed start-up funds and independent laboratory space from their institution are in the first three years of a tenure track or equivalent position
Award: Up to $150,000/up to three years
Deadline: Aug. 6, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Faculty Innovation in Education Award
What: Supports the development of education and evaluation projects that promote effective residency and fellowship training or lifelong learning of practicing psychiatrists and neurologists; preference given to projects that could be used in multiple sites and junior or mid-faculty level applicants
Who should apply:
Psychiatry and neurology faculty who are ABPN certified, participate in ABPN’s continuing certification program, hold an unrestricted license to practice medicine in the US and comply with ABPN’s conflict-of-interest policies and procedures
Award: Up to $100,000/up to two years
Deadline: Aug. 9, 2021

Neuroscience National Multiple Sclerosis Society Harry Weaver Scholar Award
What: Provides salary and research support to candidates who have concluded their research training and begun their academic careers as an independent investigator in an area related to multiple sclerosis     
Who should apply:
Multiple sclerosis researchers who are no more than seven years beyond their postdoctoral training
Award: Up to 75 percent of annual salary support may be requested, not to exceed $75,000 in year one/five years
Deadline: LOI due: Aug. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 18, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Cancer Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research Seed Grant Program
What: Funding for basic and clinical pancreatic cancer scientists and investigators in support of treatment/therapy, patient care, early diagnosis, detection, cancer biology, basic science and prevention/metabolism research as well as research core facilities
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in pancreatic cancer; postdoctoral fellows and young investigators are eligible after two years of completed training in pancreatic cancer research
Award: Up to $40,000/up to one year with possibility of renewal for another year and another $40,000
Deadline: Aug. 15, 2021

Audiology American Hearing Research Foundation Discovery Grants
What: Supports studies that investigate hearing and balance disorders related to the inner ear; priority will be given to early career investigators who need seed funds to generate necessary results and data for larger grant applications
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in inner ear disorders, particularly early career investigators
Award: Up to $50,000/up to one year
Deadline: Aug. 16, 2021, 3 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative/SFARI Autism Rat Models Consortium
What: Supports research on the rat as a model system to advance our understanding of the behavioral and circuit neuroscience mechanisms driving autism
Who should apply:
Faculty with a research interest in using rats as a model system to study autism
Award: Up to $300,000/up to three years
Deadline: Sept. 7, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Cardiology American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
What: Fellowships to enhance the research and clinical training of students matriculated in predoctoral or clinical health professional degree training programs who intend careers aimed at improving global cardiovascular, cerebrovascular and brain health
Who should apply:
Full-time students who are enrolled in a post-baccalaureate PhD, MD, DO, DVM, PharmD, DDS, DrPH or PhD in nursing or equivalent clinical health science doctoral degree program and have completed initial coursework and are at the stage where they can devote full-time effort to research
Award: Up to $64,072/up to two years
Deadline: Sept. 14, 2021, 1 p.m. PT

Cardiology American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
What: Fellowships to enhance the training of postdoctoral applicants who are not yet independent and embedded in an appropriate investigative group with the mentorship, support and relevant scientific guidance of a research mentor
Who should apply:
Postdocs who hold a post-baccalaureate PhD or equivalent who have no more than five years of research experience since obtaining a post-baccalaureate doctoral-level degree (excluding clinical training); additional eligibility info in program announcement
Award: Up to $160,284/up to two years
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021, 1 p.m. PT                                           

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

July 2021

Multidisciplinary DoD Bone Marrow Failure Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: July 9, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 12, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary DoD Bone Marrow Failure Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award Pre-application due: July 9, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 12, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network (BPN): Biologic-based Drug Discovery and Development for Disorders of the Nervous System (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: July 10, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use NIDA Cutting-Edge Basic Research Awards (CEBRA) (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: July 10, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Rare Cancers Research Program Concept Award Pre-application due: July 13, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 13, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Rare Cancers Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: July 13, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Rare Cancers Research Program Resource and Community Development Award Pre-application due: July 13, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Academy of Kidney Cancer Investigators – Early-Career Investigator Award Pre-application due: July 14, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 28, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Chronic, Non-Communicable Diseases and Disorders Across the Lifespan: Fogarty International Research Training Award (NCD-LIFESPAN) (D43 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: July 13, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Basic Research to Inform Vaccine and Therapeutic Development for Non-Polio Human Enteroviruses (NPEV) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: July 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Tobacco Regulatory Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: July 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NCCIH and NINDS Neural Mechanisms of Force-Based Manipulations: High Priority Research Networks (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: July 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Exercise and Nutrition Interventions to Improve Cancer Treatment-Related Outcomes (ENICTO) in Cancer Survivors Consortium (U01 Clinical Trial Required) Application due: July 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIDA Exploratory studies to investigate mechanisms of HIV infection, replication, latency, and/or pathogenesis in the context of substance use disorders (R61/R33 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: July 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

PodiatryDoD Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program Clinical Research Award Pre-application due: July 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 29, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Podiatry DoD Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program Clinical Trial Award Pre-application due: July 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 29, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Health Disparity Research Award Pre-application due: July 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 29, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Translational Science Award Pre-application due: July 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 29, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Accelerating Medicines Partnership Autoimmune and Immune-Mediated Diseases: Disease Teams for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Psoriatic Spectrum Diseases, and Sjögren’s Syndrome (UC2 Clinical Trial Optional) and Technology and Analytic Cores (TACs) and Research Management Unit (RMU) (UC2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: July 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use NIAAA Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (CIFASD), Research Project (U01 Clinical Trial optional) LOI due: July 16, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Pediatrics Central Oregon Health Council Regional Health Improvement Plan Standard Grant LOI due: July 17, 2021, noon PT; Application due: Nov. 1, 2021, noon PT

MultidisciplinaryNCI, NIAAA and NIDA Multi-Site Studies for System-Level Implementation of Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Services (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R34 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: July 19, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Understanding and Addressing the Impact of Structural Racism and Discrimination on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: July 20, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 24, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NCCIH Multi-Site Feasibility Clinical Trials of Mind and Body Interventions (R01 Clinical Trial Required) Deadline: July 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Centers on Telehealth Research for Cancer-Related Care (P50 Clinical Trial Required) Application due: July 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

OphthalmologyDoD Vision Research Program Clinical Trial Award Pre-application due: July 21, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

OphthalmologyDoD Vision Research Program Focused Translational Team Science Award Pre-application due: July 21, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

OphthalmologyDoD Vision Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award Pre-application due: July 21, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Ophthalmology DoD Vision Research Program Translational Research Award Pre-application due: July 21, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Immunology NIAID Radiation-Induced Immune Dysfunction (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: July 24, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 24, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIDA Animal Genomics Program (U01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: July 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use NIDA Translational Avant-Garde Award for Development of Medication to Treat Substance Use Disorders (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: July 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations NIH Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Early-stage Investigator Research Award (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: July 27, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Audiology DoD Hearing Restoration Research Program Focused Research Award Pre-application due: July 28, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 30, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Behavioral Health Science Award Pre-application due: July 29, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 18, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Career Development Award – Fellow Option Pre-application due: July 29, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 18, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Translational Team Science Award Pre-application due: July 29, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 18, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: New Technologies and Novel Approaches for Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: July 29, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 29, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Pediatrics NICHD Developmental Mechanisms of Human Structural Birth Defects (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: July 29, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Population Health NICHD Population Dynamics Centers Research Infrastructure Program FY 2022 (P2C Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: July 29, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Chronic Pain Management Research Program Clinical Exploration Award Pre-application due: July 30, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 12, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Chronic Pain Management Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award Pre-application due: July 30, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 12, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Chronic Pain Management Research Program Translational Research Award Pre-application due: July 30, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 12, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

August 2021

Endocrinology NIDDK Short-Term Research Experience Program to Unlock Potential (STEP-UP) (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 1, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNHGRI, NIMH and ORIP Non-Human Primate Developmental Genotype-Tissue Expression (NHP dGTEx) Project (U24 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Application due: Aug. 2, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease  FIC and NIAID Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program [D43 Clinical Trial Optional] Application due: Aug. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Immunology NIAID Emerging Science and Technology in Transplantation (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Melanoma Academy Leadership Award Pre-application due: Aug. 4, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 26, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Mid-Career Accelerator Award Pre-application due: Aug. 4, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 26, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Team Science Award Pre-application due: Aug. 4, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 26, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Translational Research Award Pre-application due: Aug. 4, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 26, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS Multiple NIH Organizations Limited Interaction Targeted Epidemiology (LITE-2): To Advance HIV Prevention (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS NIAID Consortium for Innovative HIV/AIDS Vaccine and Cure Research (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Aug. 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIAID, NIDA and NIMH Multidisciplinary Treatment Approaches to End the HIV Epidemic (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Central Oregon Health Council 2021 Central Oregon Community Health Projects LOI due: Aug. 5, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 18, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDA Assessing the Effects of Cannabinoids on HIV-Associated Persistent Inflammation (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neurology NIA Postdoctoral Fellowship Award to Promote Diversity in Translational Research for AD/ADRD (F32 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Aug. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Systems Approach to Understand Mechanisms of Heterogeneous Response to Influenza (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI The Early Detection Research Network: Clinical Validation Centers (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 9, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Aug. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program Translational Research Award Pre-application due: Aug. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

RheumatologyDoD Scleroderma Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Aug. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 25, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology DoD Scleroderma Research Program Translational Research Partnership Award Pre-application due: Aug. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 25, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIMH Developmental AIDS Research Centers on Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) and NIMH AIDS Research Center on Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 13, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations NIH Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Research Centers of Excellence (U54 – Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 14, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Multiple NIH Organizations NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research: Tools and Technologies to Explore Nervous System Biomolecular Condensates (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use DoD Alcohol and Substance Abuse Disorder Research Program Consortium Award Pre-application due: Aug. 18, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Genomics NHGRI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Transition Award for a Diverse Genomics Workforce (F99/K00) Deadline: Aug. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program (DP2 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Aug. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Endocrinology NIDDK Kidney Precision Medicine Project Recruitment Sites (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 23, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 23, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Rheumatology DoD Lupus Research Program Idea Award Pre-application due: Aug. 24, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology DoD Lupus Research Program Impact Award Pre-application due: Aug. 24, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology DoD Lupus Research Program Transformative Vision Award Pre-application due: Aug. 24, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNSF GERMINATION: Germination of Research Questions for Addressing Critical Societal Challenges LOI due: Aug. 27, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 29, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

September 2021

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund NIH Director’s Transformative Research Awards (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Sept. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Sept. 2, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 23, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Comprehensive Care for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus from Populations with Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 6, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Multiple Sclerosis Research Program Early Investigator Research Award Pre-application due: Sept. 7, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDA Development & Testing of Novel Interventions to improve HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Program Implementation for People Who Use Drugs (R34 Clinical Trial Required) Deadline: Sept. 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Development and Validation of Novel Tools to Probe Cell-Specific and Circuit-Specific Processes in the Brain (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Program on the Origins of Gastroesophageal Cancers (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Program (DP1 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Sept. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNEI, NIAID and NIEHS CCRP Initiative: Chemical Threat Agent-induced Pulmonary and Ocular Pathophysiological Mechanisms (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 13, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS NIAID, NIDA and NIMH Innovative Models for Delivering PrEP and STI Services to Stop HIV in the United States (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 13, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Academy of Kidney Cancer Investigators – Early-Career Investigator Award Pre-application due: Sept. 14, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Clinical Research Nurse Development Award Pre-application due: Sept. 14, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Clinical Trial Award Pre-application due: Sept. 14, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Substance Use NIDA Mechanistic Studies on the Impact of Social Inequality on the Substance Use Trajectory (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 14, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Integration and Analysis of BRAIN Initiative Data (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use 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. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Promoting Bunyavirales Basic Science Research (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 22, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

CancerNCI Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Expanding Cancer Control Research in Persistent Poverty Areas Deadline: Open from Sept. 24, 2021 through May 8, 2023

MultidisciplinaryNIAID and OD Shared Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Resources (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 24, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary AHRQ Large Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Projects for Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections (R18) Deadline: Sept. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Aging NIA and NIAMS Leveraging Existing Large Databases and Cohorts to Better Understand the Risks and Benefits of Long-Term Osteoporosis Therapy and Drug Holiday (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 28, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 28, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NIA and NINDS Role of Adaptive Immunity in Etiology of Alzheimer’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 28, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 28, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Aging NIA Research and Entrepreneurial Development Immersion (REDI): Mentored Entrepreneurial Career Development Award (K01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 29, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

October 2021

Infectious Disease NSF Predictive Intelligence for Pandemic Prevention Phase I: Development Grants (PIPP Phase I) Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Endocrinology NIDDK Characterization of Islet-derived Extracellular Vesicles for Improved Detection, Monitoring, Classification, and Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations The Role of Work in Health Disparities in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trials Optional) Deadline: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNHLBI Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Behavioral Economics for Implementation Research (BEIR) to improve use of Evidence-Based Practices for HLBS conditions Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Sept. 8, 2024

Substance Use NIDA Notice of Special Interest: Advanced Computational Approaches to Elucidate Disease Pathology and Identify Novel Therapeutics for Addiction Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Jan. 8, 2025

MultidisciplinaryNIDA Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Advancing HIV/AIDS Research through Computational Neuroscience Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Jan. 8, 2025

MultidisciplinaryNIDCD Notice of Special Interest: NIDCD Health Disparities and Inequities Research Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through May 8, 2024

Audiology NIDCD Research Career Enhancement Award for Established Investigators (K18 Clinical Trial Required), (K18 Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) and (K18 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Oct. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Dentistry NIDCR National Dental Practice-Based Research Network Clinical Trial or Observational Study Planning and Implementation Cooperative Agreement (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Oct. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIMH and ORWH Prevention of Perinatal Depression: Improving Intervention Delivery for At-Risk Individuals (R01 Clinical Trial Required) and (R34 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Oct. 9, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cardiology NHLBI Mentored Career Development Award to Promote Faculty Diversity in Biomedical Research (K01 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (K01 Independent Clinical Trial Required) Deadline: Oct. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIGMS Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) (R25 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Oct. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIAID and NIAMS Limited Competition: Promoting a Basic Understanding of Chemical Threats to Skin (R34 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Oct. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceMultiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Targeted BRAIN Circuits Projects- TargetedBCP (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 23, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 23, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

November 2021

Cancer NCI Modular R01s in Cancer Control and Population Sciences (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Nov. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Multiple NIH Organizations NIH Blueprint and BRAIN Initiative Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience (D-SPAN) Award (F99/K00 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Nov. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

January 2022

Cardiology NHLBI Emerging Investigator Award (EIA) (R35 Clinical Trial Optional) and Outstanding Investigator Award (OIA) (R35 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Jan. 15, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 15, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Open

Hematology DoD Bone Marrow Failure Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

CancerDoD Breast Cancer Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

MultidisciplinaryDoD Combat Readiness – Medical Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Rheumatology  DoD Lupus Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

CancerDoD Pancreatic Cancer Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Cancer DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Cancer DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Neuroscience DoD Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Substance Abuse NIAAA NOSI: Advances in Research for the Treatment, Services, and Recovery of Alcohol Use Disorder Deadline: Open through Sept. 8, 2023

HIV/AIDS NIMH Notice of Special Interest: Advancing Health Communication Research on HIV Prevention, Treatment and Cure Deadline: Open through March 1, 2024

Multidisciplinary NHLBI and NIEHS NOSI: Stimulating Intervention Research to Reduce Cardiopulmonary Impacts of Particulate Matter in Air Pollution among High-Risk Populations Deadline: Open through Sept. 7, 2025

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

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

MultidisciplinaryNSF Dear Colleague Letter: Pilot Projects for Cyberinfrastructure Centers of Excellence Deadline: Rolling

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

Biology NSF Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-initiated research projects (MCB) Deadline: Open

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

Biology NSF Infrastructure Innovation for Biological Research (Innovation) Deadline: Open

Biology NSF Transitions to Excellence in Molecular and Cellular Biosciences Research (Transitions) Deadline: Open

Private 

July 2021

MultidisciplinaryCures Within Reach Repurposing Research Led by a US-Based Racial/Ethnic Minority Principal Investigator Deadline: July 9, 2021

Cancer  Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Young Investigator Grant Deadline: July 12, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryPfizer Identifying and Diagnosing Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) Deadline: July 12, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryPfizer Addressing Knowledge Gaps on Biosimilar Use in Inflammatory Conditions Deadline: July 14, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Ophthalmology Glaucoma Research Foundation Shaffer Grants for Innovative Glaucoma Research Deadline: Preliminary proposal due: July 15, 2021

MultidisciplinaryPhRMA Foundation Value Assessment Research Awards LOI due: July 15, 2021; Application due: Sept. 15, 2021

MultidisciplinaryAstraZeneca ACT on Health Equity Community Solutions Challenge Deadline: July 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Substance Use Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts Opioid Crisis Innovation Challenge 2021 Concept note due: July 19, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryAmerican Gastroenterological Association Foundation AGA-Caroline Craig Augustyn & Damian Augustyn Award in Digestive Cancer Deadline: July 21, 2021

Multidisciplinary American Gastroenterological Association Foundation AGA-R. Robert & Sally Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer Deadline: July 21, 2021

Multidisciplinary National Multiple Sclerosis Society Clinical Care Physician Fellowship Pre-application due: July 28, 2021; Application due: Aug. 4, 2021

Urology American Urological Association Physician Scientist Residency Training Award LOI due: July 29, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 9, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Ophthalmology BrightFocus Foundation Macular Degeneration Research Grants LOI due: July 29, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 3, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryChan Zuckerberg Initiative napari Plugin Accelerator Grants Deadline: July 29, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
This organization is on the
President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Women’s Health Pfizer and Myovant Sciences Management of Uterine Fibroids and Endometriosis Deadline: July 29, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

August 2021

Critical Care Society of Critical Care Medicine Discovery Research Grant Deadline: Aug. 1, 2021

Critical Care Society of Critical Care Medicine SCCM-Weil Research Grant Deadline: Aug. 1, 2021

MultidisciplinaryArnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Beckman Young Investigator Program LOI due: Aug. 2, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 10, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Cancer Black in Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship Deadline: Aug. 2, 2021

MultidisciplinaryPfizer Innovation Challenge: Patient Preference Database Blueprint Deadline: Aug. 2, 2021

Dermatology Pfizer and Skin of Color Society Foundation Dermatology Research Fellowship in Skin of Color Deadline: Aug. 2, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Pfizer and Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation Equitable Care of Metastatic Breast Cancer (mBC) Patients: A Phased Approach to Understanding and Addressing Healthcare Disparities for People of Color Deadline: Aug. 4, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation Research Grants LOI due: Aug. 6, 2021; Application due: Sept. 3, 2021

Cancer Pfizer, Prostate Cancer Foundation and Myovant Sciences Relugolix Challenge Awards Deadline: Aug. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cardiology Pfizer and International Society of Amyloidosis Cardiac Transthyretin Amyloid (ATTR) Fellowship Deadline: Aug. 23, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

September 2021

Multidisciplinary Leducq Foundation International Networks of Excellence in Cardiovascular and Neurovascular Research Program LOI due: Sept. 7, 2021, 2:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Feb. 14, 2022, 2:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Fulbright Scholar Awards Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT

Open

Substance Abuse Charles Koch Foundation Substance Abuse Research Grants Deadline: Rolling

NeuroscienceCure SMA Newborn Screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Program Deadline: Rolling

Pulmonology Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Path to a Cure: Industry Award Program Deadline: Rolling, but LOI required

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health Deadline: Open
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Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health Deadline: Rolling
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Neuroscience  SFARI Supplement to Enhance Equity and Diversity (SEED) Deadline: Rolling
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