Category: Funding

SFARI Summer 2020 Pilot Award – Request for Applications

The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is pleased to announce the Summer 2020 Pilot Award request for applications (RFA). The goal of the Pilot Award is to provide early support for exploratory ideas, particularly those with novel hypotheses. Appropriate projects for this mechanism include those considered higher risk but with the potential for transformative […]

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation announces new funding opportunity

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity as a part of its Diagnostic Excellence Initiative. The initiative aims to reduce harm from erroneous or delayed diagnoses, reduce costs and redundancy in the diagnostic process, improve health outcomes and save lives. The foundation is soliciting novel ideas and approaches for […]

Funding Opportunity for Faculty Researchers

The Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research is pleased to announce a funding opportunity for faculty researchers. The Pilot Imaging Fund provides up to $25,000 for projects that use VCU’s Collaborative Advanced Research Imaging Facility to collect preliminary data to support competitive, external grant applications. For more information about this funding mechanism, please visit […]

FY20 Funding Opportunities

Research community: the Department of Defense office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) recently released pre-announcements for The Spinal Cord Injury and Tick-Borne Disease Research Programs to allow investigators time to plan and develop ideas for submission to the anticipated FY20 funding opportunities. The following FY20 funding opportunities are anticipated for the following programs: Spinal […]

Spring 2020 VCU Commercialization Fund

Applications due Monday, March 2 at 12:00 p.m. VCU’s Commercialization Fund is dedicated to fostering the growth of VCU’s culture of innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship. The Fund is designed to advance VCU inventions to a more mature stage, “de-risking” these technologies, and improving their chances of being brought to market. The application process is now open to […]

SBIR Funding Opportunities

Department of Education SBIR Webinar Thursday, January 23, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.Join Ed. Metz of the Dept. of Education SBIR program as he discusses the mission of their SBIR program, funding available, tips for applicants, commercialization expectations, and info about their 2020 SBIR solicitation. This session will be hosted by CIT as a live […]

The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative 2020 Bridge to Independence Award

March 2, 2020 is the deadline for Letters of Intent and letters of recommendation The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is pleased to announce the 2020 Bridge to Independence Award request for applications (BTI RFA). The BTI Award program engages talented early-career scientists in autism research by facilitating their transition to research independence and providing grant […]

Nov. 27: Jeffress Trust (limited submission)

The Office of Research and Innovation has been notified of a limited submission opportunity from the Jeffress Trust– Jeffress Trust Awards Program in Interdisciplinary Research. Please submit abstracts and biosketches via RAMS-SPOT Internal Opportunities no later than 11/27/2019 12:00 PM. The guidelines are available here: Internal Opportunity ID: Jeffress Trust Awards Program in Interdisciplinary Research Link to Sponsor […]

Nov. 7: NCATS Photo Contest Submissions Due for National Rural Health Day

Submissions are due Nov. 7 from CTSA organizations – click here to learn about submission 2019 Rural Health Day Photo Contest Submissions. NCATS invites each CTSA hub to join them in observing the National Rural Health Day on November 21st! NCATS is hosting a photo competition to enable CTSA hubs to showcase their clinical and […]

Nov. 18: NIH Rural Health Videocast

NIH Rural Health Seminar The Inaugural NIH Rural Health Seminar (November 18, 2019, from 9:30-Noon) will bring together researchers, medical practitioners, and others to explore topics in rural health and to share research ideas for how innovations in clinical and translational science could improve rural health outcomes. For registration and agenda please go to: Website/Agenda/Registration. […]

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