OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of March 24, 2022

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 The Pew Charitable Trusts 2023 Scholars Program
What: 
Two programs are combined in this competition: the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences and the Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research Program; both are intended for early-career research with an emphasis on interdisciplinary projects
Who should apply: Early-career assistant professors with a research interest in biomedical studies or cancer studies

Award: $300,000/four years

Deadline: Internal submission due: March 25, 2022; Nomination due: May 18, 2022; Application due: Sept. 8, 2022 for Cancer Scholars and Sept. 1, 2022 for Biomedical Scholars
Apply through the CAP


Neuroscience OHSU Department of Neurology BENFRA Pilot Study Funding
What: 
Supports pilot projects performed by trainee researchers on Botanicals Enhancing Neurological and Functional Resilience in Aging (BENFRA); awardees will work closely with the BENFRA Center at OHSU
Who should apply: Trainees (undergraduate or graduate students, postdoctoral scholars) and faculty members; projects must include at least one OHSU faculty-level BENFRA investigator as Principal or Co-investigator and provide an opportunity for research training
Award: $15,000
Deadline: April 15, 2022
Send applications (application available here) to BENFRA@ohsu.edu


Immunology Pfizer COVID-19 Patient Awareness
What: 
Supports patient education programs   designed to increase the understanding and familiarity with risk factors associated with severe COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccination, the importance of timely testing among the general population, and information on available treatment options
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in COVID-19 patient education
Award: Up to $200,000/up to two years
Deadline: April 27, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT


Cancer Mark Foundation Emerging Leader Awards
What: 
Supports innovative cancer research from the next generation of leaders who have high-impact, high-risk projects that are distinct from their current research portfolio
Who should apply: Investigators who are three to nine years from the start of an independent faculty research appointment as of December 31, 2022
Award: Up to $750,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: May 2, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 25, 2022, 2 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying


MultidisciplinaryNOMIS & Science Prize for Young Scientists
What: 
Honors young researchers who ask fundamental questions at the intersection of the life and social sciences and have made significant advances in applying techniques developed in one domain to address questions in another
Who should apply: Researchers who are 35 or younger, hold an M.D., Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. at the time of entry and whose work they are applying with was completed within the last three years
Award: $15,000 for grand prize winner and $5,000 for runners up
Deadline: May 15, 2022

Internal Opportunities 

Women’s Health OHSU Oregon BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health) K12
What: Salary support and fringe benefits, limited research funding, and an infrastructure to support mentored career development for those interested in interdisciplinary women’s health and/or sex/gender differences research
Who should apply: OHSU faculty at the level of assistant professor or higher who have no more than six years of research training or experience after their doctoral degree; additional eligibility criteria on BIRCWH website
Award: Up to $340,000/up to two years
Deadline: March 31, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP; Interested applicants should send an email to Mae Lucey as soon as possible 

Multidisciplinary OHSU Postdoctoral Scholar Travel Awards
What: Funding to enable postdocs to attend conferences to enhance their training that cannot be fully funded through their mentor’s grant
Who should apply: Researchers who will be OHSU postdoctoral scholars at the time of the application and during the dates of the conference who will be presenting at the conference and who can demonstrate financial need; applicants must agree to present their research at the Postdoctoral Society’s Research in Progress Seminar Series (RIPSS)
Award: Up to $1,000
Deadline: April 4, 2022
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 or translational 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: April 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP 

MultidisciplinaryMRF 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: April 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP 

MultidisciplinaryMRF 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 each MRF and Bridge funding/one year
Deadline: April 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP 

New this week!
Neuroscience OHSU Department of Neurology
BENFRA Pilot Study Funding
What: Supports pilot projects performed by trainee researchers on Botanicals Enhancing Neurological and Functional Resilience in Aging (BENFRA); awardees will work closely with the BENFRA Center at OHSU
Who should apply: Trainees (undergraduate or graduate students, postdoctoral scholars) and faculty members; projects must include at least one OHSU faculty-level BENFRA investigator as Principal or Co-investigator and provide an opportunity for research training
Award: $15,000
Deadline: April 15, 2022
Send applications (
application available here) to BENFRA@ohsu.edu

Public Health OHSU-PSU School of Public Health Catalyst Awards
What: Funding to promote progress on clearly articulated, early-phase research agendas by providing opportunities for pilot testing, preliminary data collection, feasibility or needs assessments, or similar activities
Who should apply: OHSU and PSU faculty with primary appointment in OHSU-PSU School of Public Health; special consideration given to research focused on health equity, social justice, social determinants of health, and health disparities, applicants who either meet definitions of New Investigator or Early-Stage Investigator, as defined by the NIH, and mid- or later career applicants developing a new research direction
Award: Between $5,000 and $50,000/up to one year
Deadline: May 1, 2022
Apply through the CAP

Nursing OHSU School of Nursing Hartford Center of Gerontological Excellence Hartford Award for Research and Practice
What: Provides support for SON faculty research and practice change projects aimed at improving the health and health care of older adults through research and innovations in care
Who should apply: All OHSU School of Nursing faculty who have a clinical or research doctorate, especially early-career investigators
Award: Up to $25,000/one year
Deadline: May 16, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Submit all inquiries to
Marilyn Sanguinetti and submit completed applications to Marilyn Sanguinetti with a copy to SNORDS@ohsu.edu

Multidisciplinary OHSU School of Nursing Hartford Center of Gerontological Excellence Interprofessional Hartford Award for Research and Practice
What: Provides support for OHSU faculty research and practice change projects that are interprofessional and focused on team science  and aimed at improving the health and health care of older adults through innovations in care
Who should apply: All OHSU faculty including those with appointments at the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing, and the College of Pharmacy who have completed a clinical or research doctorate; if the PI holds a primary appointment outside of the SON, there must be a Co-I from the SON, and an interprofessional research team is required
Award: Up to $25,000/one year
Deadline: May 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Submit all inquiries and completed applications to
Marilyn Sanguinetti

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

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 Exploratory Research Seed Grants
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

Limited Submission Opportunities   

Bioengineering NIBIB Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports institutions that propose to establish new or to enhance existing team-based design courses or programs in undergraduate biomedical engineering departments or other degree-granting programs with biomedical engineering tracks/minors
Who should apply: Established investigators in the scientific area in which the application is targeted and capable of providing both administrative and scientific leadership to the development and implementation of the proposed program
Award: Up to $200,000/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due:
March 25, 2022; LOI due: April 30, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 30, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Deadline extended
Multidisciplinary
The Pew Charitable Trusts 2023 Scholars Program
What: Two programs are combined in this competition: the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences and the Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research Program; both are intended for early-career research with an emphasis on interdisciplinary projects
Who should apply: Early-career assistant professors with a research interest in biomedical studies or cancer studies
Award: $300,000/four years   
Deadline: Internal submission due:
March 25, 2022; Nomination due: May 18, 2022; Application due: Sept. 8, 2022 for Cancer Scholars and Sept. 1, 2022 for Biomedical Scholars
Apply through the CAP

MultidisciplinaryNIGMS and ORIP High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of high-end, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems
How to apply: OHSU is not limited in the number of applications we may submit, provided that the applications are for different types of equipment; however, internal review is required. You must submit a 1-3 page preliminary proposal that names a minimum of three major users who are PIs on active NIH research grants; additional information on proposal in CAP
Who should apply: PIs do not need to have an NIH research grant or any other research support but are expected to be an expert on the requested instrument and may be a core director or tenured or non-tenured faculty member; multiple PIs are not allowed
Award: For Shared Grants: Between $50,000 and $600,000/one year; For High-End Grants: Between $600,001 and $2 million/one year    
Deadline: Internal submission due:
March 28, 2022; Application due: June 1, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Immunology NIAID Immune Drivers of Autoimmune Disease (IDAD) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports the Immune Drivers of Autoimmune Disease cooperative research program, which will focus on defining the immunologic states and dynamics that drive autoimmune disease
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in the immunologic processes, events, and changes that underlie the clinical manifestations of autoimmune diseases
Award: Up to $3.75 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due:
April 4, 2022; LOI due: June 1, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 1, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Dentistry NIDCR Dental Specialty and PhD Program (K12 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding to develop dentist scientists through programs that provide clinical training in an approved dental specialty, research career development activities and mentored research training leading to a PhD in biomedical or behavioral science
Who should apply: PIs who are established and active investigators in a dental, oral and craniofacial research scientific area and have experience in the research career development and mentoring of postdoctoral dentists; additional eligibility info in FOA
Award: Not limited/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due:
April 7, 2022; LOI due: June 7, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) Program: FIRST Cohort (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports a Cohort to transform culture at NIH-funded extramural institutions by building a self-reinforcing community of scientists committed to diversity and inclusive excellence
Who should apply: Investigators who are competitive for an advertised research tenure-track or equivalent faculty position (positions must be at the Assistant Professor (or equivalent) level), meet the criteria for NIH-defined Early Stage Investigators, and have demonstrated a strong commitment to promoting diversity and inclusive excellence
Award: Up to $3.695 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due:
April 13, 2022; LOI due: June 13, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 12, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Merit Prizes and Awards

MultidisciplinaryBreakthrough Prize Foundation 2023 Prizes in Fundamental Physics, Life Sciences, and Mathematics Breakthrough Prize Foundation
What: Recognizes scientists with a background in fundamental physics, life sciences and mathematics; the life sciences prize specifically recognizes individuals who have made advances in understanding living systems and extending human life, and one life sciences prize is designated for work contributing to  understanding  Parkinson’s disease or other neurodegenerative disorders
Who should apply:
Scientists who meet the above criteria; self-nominations not permitted
Award: $3 million
Deadline: April 1, 2022, midnight PT

Multidisciplinary Fred Hutch Dr. Eddie Mendez Post-Doctoral Research Symposium
What: Recognizes outstanding postdoctoral fellows from any discipline who are conducting research related to cancer, infectious diseases, or basic science and from backgrounds that are underrepresented in science based on the NIH definition
Who should apply:
Postdoctoral fellows who meet the above criteria
Award: An honorarium and all expenses related to travel and accommodations for a scientific symposium on the Fred Hutch campus where awardees will present
Deadline: April 1, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT 

Cardiology McGill 2022 Louis and Artur Lucian Award for Research in Circulatory Diseases
What: Rewards outstanding research in the field of circulatory diseases by a scientific investigator or group of investigators whose contribution to knowledge in this field is deemed worthy of special recognition
Who should apply:
Researchers whose current work is in the circulatory disease field
Award: Approximately $58,426 (amount converted from CAD)
Deadline: April 1, 2022 

Women’s Health Foundation for Women’s Wellness Fellowship Awards
What: Supports MD and PhD candidates and those pursuing postdoctoral and specialty training in women’s health disciplines such as cardiovascular disease, leading female cancers, and hormones’ role in disease and stage-of-life health concerns 
Who should apply:
Researchers who are pursuing an MD and/or PhD or be engaged in post-doctoral fellowship or similar specialty training
Award: $5,000
Deadline: April 25, 2022, 10:59 p.m. PT 

New this week!
Multidisciplinary
NOMIS & Science Prize for Young Scientists
What: Honors young researchers who ask fundamental questions at the intersection of the life and social sciences and have made significant advances in applying techniques developed in one domain to address questions in another
Who should apply:
Researchers who are 35 or younger, hold an M.D., Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. at the time of entry and whose work they are applying with was completed within the last three years
Award: $15,000 for grand prize winner and $5,000 for runners up
Deadline: May 15, 2022

Multidisciplinary NSF 2022 National Medals
What: Two awards, one for science and one for technology and innovation; recognizes either contributions to knowledge or the total impact of their work on the current state of the chemical, physical, biological, social, or behavioral sciences; mathematics; or engineering, or contributions to the nation’s economic, environmental, and social well-being through the development and commercialization of technological products, processes, and concepts
Who should apply:
U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are applying for U.S. citizenship, who have done work of significantly outstanding merit or that has had a major impact on scientific thought in their field; must be nominated by peers
Deadline: May 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT 

New this week!
Life Sciences
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; research must fall within one of four categories: cell and molecular biology; genomics, proteomics and systems biology approaches; ecology and environment; and molecular medicine
Who should apply:
Researchers who were awarded their Ph.D. between Jan. 1, 2020 and Dec. 31, 2021
Award: $30,000 for grand prize winner and $10,000 for category winners
Deadline: July 15, 2022

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. 

New this week!
Women’s Health
NIH ORWH Request for Information (RFI): Inviting comments to inform the National Institutes of Health (NIH) on the intersection of the SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 pandemic and the health of women

Mental Health NIMH Urgent Award: COVID-19 Mental Health Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R01 Clinical Trial Required)
What: Supports research to address urgent mental health research questions related to COVID-19 including secondary impacts of the pandemic and research on the intersection of mental health, COVID-19, and HIV
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in mental health and COVID-19
Award: Up to $2.25 million/up to three years    
Deadline: LOI due: March 25, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 25, 2022, 5 p.m. PT 

Immunology Pfizer Knowledge Gaps in Testing, Diagnosis, and Treatment of COVID-19
What: Supports educational programs that address knowledge gaps in the testing, diagnosis, and treatment of COVID-19
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in COVID knowledge gaps
Award: Up to $200,000/not specified    
Deadline: March 31, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Veterinary FDA Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) to add COVID-19 Capacity Building Grants to PAR-18-604 Vet-LIRN Network Capacity-Building Projects (Vet-LIRN)
What: Informs potential applicants to the Veterinary Laboratory Investigation and Response Network (Vet-LIRN), about a special interest in applications focusing on COVID-19 animal diagnostics
Who should apply: Vet-LIRN Network Laboratories
Award: Up to $675,000/up to three years    
Deadline: April 15, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT 

New this week!
Immunology
Pfizer COVID-19 Patient Awareness
What: Supports patient education programs   designed to increase the understanding and familiarity with risk factors associated with severe COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccination, the importance of timely testing among the general population, and information on available treatment options
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in COVID-19 patient education
Award: Up to $200,000/up to two years    
Deadline: April 27, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Emergency Award: RADx-UP Community-Engaged Research on Rapid SARS-CoV-2 Testing among Underserved and Vulnerable Populations (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports research to implement and rigorously evaluate SARS-CoV-2 rapid testing strategies in communities experiencing COVID-19 health disparities
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in COVID-19 testing strategies and health disparities
Award: Up to $1.4 million/up to two years    
Deadline: May 2, 2022, 5 p.m. PT 

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Emergency Awards: RADx®-UP – Social, Ethical, and Behavioral Implications (SEBI) Research on Disparities in COVID-19 Testing among Underserved and Vulnerable Populations (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports social, ethical, and behavioral implications research to understand and reduce barriers to COVID-19 testing, as well as COVID-19 disparities that arise from barriers to testing among underserved and vulnerable populations
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in social science and COVID-19 testing
Award: Up to $700,000/up to two years    
Deadline: May 2, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Immunology Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Development for LMICs
What: Supports clinical studies designed to lead to approval and availability of new COVID-19 vaccines that are intended to protect large populations in a low- or middle-income country
Who should apply: Open globally, but preference will be given to organizations with a presence in a low- or middle-income country
Award: Not specified/up to two years    
Deadline: Rolling through Dec. 31, 2022

NIH Federal Opportunities

This week the NIH released funding opportunities concerning HIV, substance use and radionuclides. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Accelerating the Pace of Child Health Research Using Existing Data from the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study (R01-Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R21-Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports data collection on health and mental health, cognitive function, substance use, cultural and environmental factors, and brain structure and function from youth starting when they are 9-10 years-old and following them longitudinally to early adulthood
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest on adolescent cognitive development
Award: For R01: Up to $1.25 million/up to five years; For R21: Up to $275,000/up to two years    
Deadline: LOI due: May 5 (R01) or 16 (R21), 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 5 (R01) or 16 (R21), 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Administrative Supplements

CancerNCI and NIEHS Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplements to Support Germline Genome-wide Genotyping and Sequencing of Existing Samples from Minority Racial/Ethnic Populations and Sharing of Associated Epidemiologic Data

Requests for Information

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund Request for Information (RFI): Challenges and Opportunities in Elucidating the Human Virome 

Other Federal and Local Opportunities

MultidisciplinaryWomen in Science PDX Professional Development Scholarships
What: Scholarships to enable Portland-area graduate students to enhance their career development by attending conferences, workshops, courses, or other educational opportunities
Who should apply:
Individuals of any historically marginalized gender (including cisgender women, transgender women, transgender men, non-binary individuals, and others) who are currently enrolled in a STEM post-baccalaureate, Master’s, or PhD program based in the Portland metropolitan area
Award: Up to $500; smaller requests may have a greater likelihood of funding
Deadline: April 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Discovery Award
What: Supports the exploration of a highly innovative new concept or untested theory in peer-reviewed medical research
Who should apply: Postdoctoral or clinical fellows or equivalent and above
Award: Up to $200,000/up to two years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: April 22, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Award Levels 3 and 4
What: Supports promising research that has high potential to lead to or make breakthroughs in breast cancer within the DoD’s third and fourth funding levels
Who should apply: Investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $10 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: April 28, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 27, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Breast Cancer Research Program Innovator Award
What: Supports visionary individuals who have demonstrated exceptional creativity, innovative work and paradigm-shifting leadership in any field related to breast cancer
Who should apply: Associate professors and above (or equivalent)
Award: Up to $7 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: April 28, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 27, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Breast Cancer Research Program Transformative Breast Cancer Consortium Award
What: Supports collaborations and ideas that will transform or improve the lives of individuals with or at risk for breast cancer and will significantly accelerate progress toward ending breast cancer
Who should apply: Investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $25 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: April 28, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 27, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Clinical Biomarker Development Award
What: Supports maximization of clinical ALS resources and biorepositories to better define subtypes, predict therapeutic response or assess prognosis
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $500,000/up to two years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: April 29, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 28, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Pilot Clinical Trial Award
What: Supports exploratory clinical trials of novel therapeutics to demonstrate feasibility and inform the design of more advanced trials in ALS
Who should apply: Independent investigators at or above the level of assistant professor
Award: Up to $2 million/up to three years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: April 29, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 28, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Therapeutic Development Award
What: Supports secondary preclinical validation and Investigational New Drug (IND)-enabling studies of therapeutics for ALS
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $1 million/up to three years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: April 29, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 28, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Therapeutic Idea Award
What: Supports hypothesis-driven preclinical therapeutic development; projects focusing primarily on investigating ALS pathophysiology, without consideration of therapeutic development, are outside the scope of this award mechanism
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $600,000/up to two years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: April 29, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 28, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award
What: Supports peer-reviewed research that will make an original and important contribution to the field of research or patient care in the topic areas of interest
Who should apply: Investigators at or above the level of assistant professor or equivalent
Award: Up to $2 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: April 29, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 27, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Technology/Therapeutic Development Award
What: Supports the translation of promising preclinical findings into clinical applications for prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and quality of life
Who should apply: Investigators at or above the level of assistant professor or equivalent
Award: Up to $4 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: April 29, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 27, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award
What: Supports meritorious basic and clinically oriented research in ovarian cancer
Who should apply: Investigators at or above the level of assistant professor
Award: Up to $800,000/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 2, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 5, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program Ovarian Cancer Academy Award – Early-Career Investigator
What: Supports the addition of new early-career ovarian cancer investigators to the interactive virtual academy that provides intensive mentoring, national networking, collaborations and a peer group for junior faculty
Who should apply: Investigators who are within five years of their last postdoctoral research position, clinical fellowship or equivalent as of the full application deadline
Award: Up to $725,000/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 2, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 5, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program Pilot Award
What: Supports innovative, high-risk/high-reward research that could lead to critical discoveries or major advancements that will drive the field of ovarian cancer research forward
Who should apply: Investigators at or above the postdoctoral level
Award: Up to $250,000/up to two years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 2, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 5, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program Proteogenomics Research Award
What: Supports the genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic analysis of currently available clinical specimens with a focus on answering biologic and pathophysiologic questions of clinical relevance in ovarian cancer
Who should apply: Investigators at or above the level of postdoctoral fellow or clinical fellow
Award: Up to $250,000/up to two years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 2, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 5, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Award Levels 1 and 2
What: Supports promising research that has high potential to lead to or make breakthroughs in breast cancer within the DoD’s first two funding levels
Who should apply: Investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $2 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 3, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 17, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Breast Cancer Research Program Era of Hope Scholar Award
What: Supports early-career breast cancer scientists who have demonstrated that they are the “best and brightest” in their field through creativity, vision, innovation and productivity
Who should apply: Independent, non-mentored investigators within six years of their last training position as of the deadline (excluding time spent on family medical leave); examples of training positions include postdoctoral fellowship, medical residency and clinical fellowship
Award: Up to $3 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 3, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 17, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Lung Cancer Research Program Career Development Award
What: Supports early-career, independent researchers to conduct research under mentorship of an experienced lung cancer researcher
Who should apply: Independent investigators at the level of assistant professor, instructor or equivalent who are within five years of their first faculty appointment
Award: Up to $250,000/up to two years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 3, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 17, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Lung Cancer Research Program Concept Award
What: Supports highly innovative, non-incremental, high risk/potentially high-reward lung cancer research
Who should apply: Investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $100,000/up to one year 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 3, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 17, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Lung Cancer Research Program Idea Development Award
What: Supports early-career, independent researchers to conduct research under mentorship of an experienced lung cancer researcher
Who should apply: Independent investigators at or above the level of assistant professor or equivalent and new investigators who are within 10 years of their first faculty appointment
Award: Up to $350,000/up to two years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 4, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 27, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Lung Cancer Research Program Investigator-Initiated Translational Research Award
What: Supports early-career, independent researchers to conduct research under mentorship of an experienced lung cancer researcher
Who should apply: Independent investigators at or above the level of assistant professor or equivalent
Award: Up to $600,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 4, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 27, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

OrthoticsDoD Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program Clinical Research Award
What: Supports pilot research studies on orthotic and/or prosthetic device outcomes that have the potential to make significant advancements toward clinical translation
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $2 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 4, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: June 1, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Orthotics DoD Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program Clinical Trial Award
What: Supports clinical trials with the potential to have a significant impact on improving the health and well-being of individuals with limb loss and/or limb impairment
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $4 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 4, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: June 1, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Clinical Trial Award
What: Supports the rapid implementation of clinical trials of novel interventions with the potential to have a significant impact on patient care in the topic areas of interest
Who should apply: Investigators at or above the level of assistant professor or equivalent
Award: Up to $500,000/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 6, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 12, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Focused Program Award
What: Supports a synergistic, multidisciplinary research program of at least four distinct but complementary projects addressing an overarching goal
Who should apply: Investigators at or above the level of full professor or equivalent
Award: Up to $7.2 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 6, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 12, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Epilepsy Research Program Idea Development Award
What: Supports novel, innovative research to understand the magnitude and underlying mechanisms of post-traumatic epilepsy
Who should apply: Early-career investigators ranging from the postdoctoral level to within three years of their first independent faculty position in Funding Level I and independent investigators at or above the level of assistant professor in Funding Level II
Award: Up to $550,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 19, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: June 23, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Epilepsy Research Program Research Partnership Award
What: Funding to create an avenue for research partnerships between epilepsy investigators to address a research problem or question in a manner that would be unachievable through separate efforts
Who should apply: Independent investigators at or above the level of assistant professor
Award: Up to $1.3 million/up to three years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 19, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: June 23, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Epilepsy Research Program Virtual Post-Traumatic Epilepsy Research Center (P-TERC)
What: Supports research projects with an emphasis on discovery that investigate questions across the post-traumatic epilepsy research spectrum (biology/etiology, prevention, diagnosis/detection, prognosis, treatment and quality of life)
Who should apply: Early-career investigators and investigators new to the post-traumatic epilepsy field for Faculty Award and independent investigators at or above the level of associate professor for Leadership Award
Award: Up to $1.25 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 19, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: June 23, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Epilepsy Research Program Virtual Post-Traumatic Epilepsy Research Center Faculty Award
What: Supports an impactful research project with an emphasis on discovery that investigates questions across the post-traumatic epilepsy research spectrum
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $500,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 19, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: June 23, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Lung Cancer Research Program Clinical Translational Research Partnership Award
What: Supports translational lung cancer studies that include an interventional clinical trial
Who should apply: Independent investigators at or above the level of assistant professor or equivalent
Award: Up to $1.2 million/up to three years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: July 13, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 27, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Bone Marrow Failure Research Program Idea Development Award
What: Supports innovative ideas and high-impact approaches based on scientifically sound evidence to move toward the vision to understand and cure bone marrow failure
Who should apply: Independent investigators at or above the level of associate or assistant professor 10 years or more from their first faculty appointment or independent investigators at the level of assistant professor or equivalent less than 10 years from their first faculty appointment
Award: Up to $450,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

MultidisciplinaryDoD Bone Marrow Failure Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award (IIRA)
What: Supports studies that further develop ideas, expand upon discoveries, and have the potential to make advances in research, patient care, and quality of life in at least one of the FY22 IIRA Focus Areas or investigational new drug (IND)-enabling efforts
Who should apply: Independent investigators at or above the level of assistant professor or equivalent
Award: Up to $800,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Private Opportunities

CancerSociety for Immunotherapy of Cancer Fellowship and Technology Award Opportunities
What: Several funding and fellowship opportunities concerning the study of cancer immunotherapy including an equity and inclusion fellowship and a clinical fellowship 
Who should apply:
Dependent upon opportunity
Award: Between $40,000 and $200,000/between one and two years
Deadline: April 5, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerOvarian Cancer Research Alliance Grant Programs
What: Supports ovarian cancer research through four award programs: collaborative research development grants, early career investigator grants, mentored investigator grants and individual investigator awards 
Who should apply:
Dependent upon award program
Award: Between $75,000 and $900,000/between one and three years
Deadline: LOI due: April 7, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 22, 2022

MultidisciplinaryBurroughs Wellcome Fund Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants
What: Small, early-stage grants to promote growth of new connections between scholars, practitioners, educators and communicators working to understand, spread the word about and mitigate the impacts of climate change on human health
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in climate change on human health
Award: Up to $50,000/not specified
Deadline: Rolling through August 30, 2023; most current deadline is April 11, 2022, 1 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Mental Health American Psychological Foundation and International Union of Psychological Science Global Mental Health Fellowship
What: Opportunity for a psychologist to contribute to the work of the World Health Organization in the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse for one year 
Who should apply:
Researchers who have a doctoral degree from a recognized program in a clinical area of psychology, are a psychologist of any career level with demonstrated research experience and leadership in at least one of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse priority areas, and are an APA member or have applied for APA membership at the time of application
Award: Up to $30,000 in stipend and travel funds/one year
Deadline: April 15, 2022

Neuroscience Whitehall Foundation Research Grants and Grants-in-Aid
What: Supports basic research in neurobiology including invertebrate and vertebrate (except clinical) neurobiology and investigations of neural mechanisms involved in sensory, motor and other complex functions of the whole organism as they relate to behavior  
Who should apply:
Assistant professors and higher who are considered independent and have their own dedicated lab space
Award: For Grants-in-Aid: Up to $30,000/one year; For Research Grants: Up to $225,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: April 15, 2022; Application due: July 1, 2022

Orthopedics Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Resident Research Project Grant
What: Supports orthopedic surgery residents interested in research; grants may cover research expenses but not salary or travel 
Who should apply:
Orthopedic surgery residents in an ACGME-accredited orthopedic program in the United States
Award: Up to $5,000/up to one year
Deadline: LOI due: April 18, 2022, 9:59 p.m. PT; Application due: June 15, 2022, 9:59 p.m. PT

Audiology American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Researcher-Practitioner Collaboration Grant
What: Supports partnerships between academic or organizational researchers and clinical practitioners to conduct collaborative studies designed to enhance evidence for improving communication sciences and disorders services 
Who should apply:
Researchers who have a PhD or equivalent research doctorate in communication sciences and disorders or a related discipline and practitioners who have a degree in audiology, speech-language pathology, or a related field, and are in an environment that encourages and supports research
Award: Up to $35,000/up to two years
Deadline: April 20, 2022

Cancer Mark Foundation Emerging Leader Awards
What: Supports innovative cancer research from the next generation of leaders who have high-impact, high-risk projects that are distinct from their current research portfolio 
Who should apply:
Investigators who are three to nine years from the start of an independent faculty research appointment as of December 31, 2022
Award: Up to $750,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: May 2, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 25, 2022, 2 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Neuroscience National Multiple Sclerosis Society Career Transition Fellowship
What: Supports the development and productivity of young scientists who have potential to make significant contributions to multiple sclerosis research and help ensure the future and stability of MS research 
Who should apply:
Current postdoctoral trainees in a research-oriented postdoctoral training program who have more than two but no more than five years of postdoctoral research experience at the time of application
Award: Up to $550,000/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: May 11, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 17, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Cancer T.E.A.L.® Medical Research Program
What: Supports ovarian cancer research studies that promote public awareness of and education about the signs, symptoms and risk factors of ovarian cancer and provide support to survivors
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in ovarian cancer
Award: Up to $10,000/not specified
Deadline: May 31, 2022                                                         

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

March 2022

MultidisciplinaryNIMH, NIMHD and ODP Community Level Interventions to Improve Minority Health and Reduce Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: March 28, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Pediatrics NICHD Elucidating the Role of Nutrition in Care and Development of Preterm Infants (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: March 30, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNICHD and ORWH Promoting Reproductive Health for Adolescents and Adults with Disabilities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: March 30, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Pharmacology FDA CDER PBPK Modeling to Support an Assessment of Bioequivalence for Locally-Acting Drugs in the Gastrointestinal Tract (U01) Clinical Trial Optional Application due: March 31, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations HEAL Initiative: Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data Related to Acute and Chronic Pain Development or Management in Humans (R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Application due: March 31, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNICHD, NIDA and NIMH Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (ATN) Operations and Collaborations Center (UM2 Clinical Trial Optional) and Scientific Leadership Center (UM2 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: March 31, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

April 2022

Biology FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine Innovative ways to provide education on antimicrobial stewardship practices in animals (U01) Clinical Trial Not Allowed LOI due: April 1, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 2, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Biology FDA Research to support the development of alternatives to antimicrobials for use in food-producing animals (U01) Clinical Trial Not Allowed Application due: April 1, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NIH Common Fund SPARC VNS Endpoints from Standardized Parameters (VESPA) (U54 Clinical Trial Required) Application due: April 1, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Women’s Health Multiple NIH Organizations Advancing Integrated Models (AIM) of Care to Improve Maternal Health Outcomes among Women Who Experience Persistent Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Required) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: April 7, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS NIDA, NIMH and OBSSR Advancing communication strategies to support future HIV vaccine use (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: April 10, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 10, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease Central Oregon Health Council Regional Coordination: Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Deadline: April 11, 2022

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations HEAL Initiative: Restoring Joint Health and Function to Reduce Pain Consortium (RE-JOIN) (UC2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: April 11, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Immunology NIAID Nonhuman Primate Transplantation Tolerance Cooperative Study Group (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (U19  Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: April 13, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 13, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Aging NIA Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) Studies of mTOR Inhibitors on Aging-Related Indications (U01 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: April 14, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 15, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) and Pre-application: Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (X02 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: April 18, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Immunology NIAID Host Immunity and Novel Immunization Strategies for Clostridioides difficile Infection (CDI) (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: April 20, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 20, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDDK High Impact, Interdisciplinary Science in NIDDK Research Areas (RC2 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: April 20, 2022 (six weeks before application deadline) (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 1, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Innovative Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R61 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: April 22, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Innovative Biospecimen Science Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R61 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: April 22, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Collaborative Research Centers (CRCs) (U54, Basic Experimental Studies Involving Humans Allowed) and Data Management and Coordinating Center (DMCC) for the Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) Collaborative Research Centers (CRC) (U24 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) LOI due: April 24, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 24, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Bioengineering Partnerships with Industry (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: April 26, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 26, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

May 2022

CancerNCI Cancer Tissue Engineering Collaborative: Enabling Biomimetic Tissue-Engineered Technologies for Cancer Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 5, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 5, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceMultiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Development of Novel Tools to Probe Cell-Specific and Circuit-Specific Processes in Human and Non-Human Primate Brain (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 7, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 7, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Exploratory Grants in Cancer Control (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 7, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNHLBI Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Examining Effects of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) on Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Function Deadline: Open from May 7, 2022 through May 8, 2025

Multidisciplinary NCI and ODP Center for Rapid Surveillance of Tobacco (CRST) to Assess Changes in Use Behaviors, Product Marketing, and the Marketplace (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: May 8, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Exploratory Team-Research BRAIN Circuit Programs – eTeamBCP (U01 Clinical Trials Optional) LOI due: May 14, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 14, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science (TCORS) for Research Relevant to the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (U54 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 14, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 14, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIGMS National and Regional Resources (R24 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: May 14, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 14, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Pulmonology NHLBI and NIGMS ARDS, Pneumonia, and Sepsis Phenotyping Consortium Clinical Centers (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and ARDS, Pneumonia, and Sepsis Phenotyping Consortium Coordinating Center (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: May 17, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 17, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Mental Health NIMH Pilot Practice-based Research for Primary Care Suicide Prevention (R34 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 20, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 21, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

June 2022

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Targeted BRAIN Circuits Projects- TargetedBCP (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and BRAIN Initiative: Targeted BRAIN Circuits Planning Projects – TargetedBCPP (R34 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) LOI due: June 1, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 1, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Risk and Protective Factors of Family Health and Family Level Interventions (R01 – Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: June 5, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNCI and NIDCR Microbial-based Cancer Imaging and Therapy – Bugs as Drugs (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: R01 due: June 5, 2022, 5 p.m. PT; R21 due: June 16, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use NIAAA Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Epidemiology and Prevention of Alcohol Misuse in Understudied Young Adult Populations; Military, Workforce, and Community College Deadline: Open from June 5, 2022 through Sept. 8, 2025

Substance Use NIDA and ODP Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research to Prevent Drug Use, Misuse and Addiction Deadline: Open from June 5, 2022 through May 8, 2025

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund Somatic Mosaicism across Human Tissues (SMaHT) Program: Tool Development Projects (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: June 8, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 8, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Research on Biopsychosocial Factors of Social Connectedness and Isolation on Health, Wellbeing, Illness, and Recovery (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required), (R01 Clinical Trial Required) and (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: June 21, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program (Si2/R00 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: June 24, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

September 2022

Mental Health NIMH Instrumentation Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 7, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 7, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

October 2022

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Global Brain and Nervous System Disorders Research Across the Lifespan (R01 Clinical Trials Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 15, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 15, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Open

NeuroscienceDoD Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

NeuroscienceDoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

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

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

Pain Management DoD Chronic Pain Management Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

NeuroscienceDoD Epilepsy Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

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

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

Neuroscience DoD Multiple Sclerosis Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

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

Orthotics DoD Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program Clinical Research Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

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

Orthopedics DoD Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic 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 Spinal Cord Injury Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Multidisciplinary DoD Tuberous Sclerosis Complex 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 

March 2022

CancerAlex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Reach Grant Deadline: March 28, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary MIT Solve Equitable Health Systems Deadline: March 31, 2021

Multidisciplinary Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine DxQI Seed Grant Program Deadline: March 31, 2021

April 2022

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Visionary Grants Deadline: April 1, 2022

Rheumatology Bay Area Lyme Foundation Emerging Leader Awards Deadline: April 1, 2022

MultidisciplinaryChan Zuckerberg Initiative Biohub Deadline: LOI due: April 1, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Neuroscience James S. McDonnell Foundation Opportunity Awards Deadline: April 1, 2022, 1:59 p.m. PT

Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) Grant Deadline: April 1, 2022

Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing STTI/HPNF End-of-Life Nursing Care Research Deadline: April 1, 2022

Multidisciplinary Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Engagement Awards LOI due: April 4, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Full proposal due: July 11, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Pulmonology Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Impact Grants Deadline: April 5, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

PulmonologyCystic Fibrosis Foundation Screening Improvement Program Award Deadline: April 6, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryPfizer and British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Establishing Antimicrobial Stewardship Centres of Excellence to Improve Patient Outcomes by Addressing Access Disparities Deadline: April 6, 2022, 9:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Prostate Cancer Foundation Challenge Awards LOI due: April 11, 2022; Application due: July 1, 2022, noon PT

Neuroscience Angelman Syndrome Foundation General Research Submissions Deadline: April 15, 2022

Multidisciplinary Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Essential Open Source Software for Science (Cycle 5) LOI due: April 19, 2022, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: June 2, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
This organization is on the
President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Audiology American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation New Century Scholars Research Grant Deadline: April 20, 2022

Cancer Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Awards Deadline: April 25, 2022, noon PT

NeuroscienceSimons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) 2022 Human Cognitive and Behavioral Science Deadline: April 25, 2022, 2 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

PulmonologyCystic Fibrosis Foundation Implementation of Outpatient Clinical Pharmacy Services Award Deadline: April 26, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceMichael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Biomarkers to Support Therapeutic Trials Program Deadline: April 26, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceMichael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Novel PET Tracer Development Program Deadline: April 26, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Translational Pipeline Program Deadline: April 26, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Pulmonology Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Award for a Physical Therapist Deadline: April 28, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Pivot Fellowship Request for Applications Deadline: April 29, 2022, 2 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

May 2022

Mental Health American Psychological Foundation Alexander Gralnick Research Investigator Prize Deadline: May 1, 2022

Multidisciplinary National University of Natural Medicine and the University of Washington BRIDG Program Deadline: May 2, 2022

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Deadline: May 4, 2022, noon PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Cardiology Pfizer Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM) Research Deadline: May 5, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryChan Zuckerberg Initiative and National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Science Diversity Leadership Award Deadline: May 19, 2022, 2 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Neuroscience Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Patient-Partnered Collaborations for Rare Neurodegenerative Disease Deadline: May 22, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Pediatrics Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Patient-Partnered Collaborations for Single-Cell Analysis of Rare Inflammatory Pediatric Disease Deadline: May 24, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
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Open

HIV/AIDS amfAR Target Grants Deadline: Rolling

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: Innovative Research to Advance Racial Equity Deadline: Rolling; applicant webinar on Oct. 13, 2021, 10 a.m. PT
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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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