Funding opportunities International Foundations

 

Biomedical research / basic research in the life sciences

Human cognition and complex systems

Neuroscience

Alzheimer

Parkinson's disease

Brain Tumor

Pain, Opioids and suicide

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) & Motor Neurone Disease (MND)

Multiple Sclerosis

Huntington’s Disease

Angelman syndrome

Ataxia

Cerebral Palsy

Neuromuscular Diseases

Mitochondrial  & Lysosoma Diseases

Mental health research

Prader-Willi Syndrome

Progeria

Autism & Austim related

 

 

Biomedical research / basic research in the life sciences

 

Howard Hughes Medical Institution

International Programs
https://www.hhmi.org/programs/biomedical-research/international-programs#People

 

The Helen Hay Whitney Foundation
http://hhwf.org/

Research Fellowship
http://hhwf.org/research-fellowship/

July 2, 2018

The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP)
http://www.hfsp.org/funding
http://www.hfsp.org/funding/eligible-countries

Research grants
http://www.hfsp.org/funding/research-grants

LOI: end of March

Postdoctoral fellowships
http://www.hfsp.org/funding/postdoctoral-fellowships

Deadline will be in August or September 2018.

The Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds
https://www.bifonds.de/fellowships-grants/phd-fellowships.html

PhD Fellowships
https://www.bifonds.de/fellowships-grants/phd-fellowships.html

February 1, June 1 & October 1

The National Research Council (NRC)
The NRC Associateship Programs
http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/RAP/index.htm?_ga=2.3562352.1154783069.1525088763-1387867850.1525088763

The NRC Associateship Programs

February 1, May 1, August 1 & November 1

 

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Human cognition and complex systems

 

The James S McDonnell Foundation (JSMF)
https://www.jsmf.org/apply/
https://www.jsmf.org/apply/grant-types.htm
https://www.jsmf.org/deadlines/

Understanding Dynamic and Multi-Scale Systems program
Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline: June 15, 2018

Understanding Human Cognition
Teachers as Learners

The next opportunity to submit a proposal for the Teachers as Learners program will be in early 2019.

 

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Neuroscience

 

The Dana Foundation
http://www.dana.org/Grants/Guide/

Clinical Neuro¬science Research

Preliminary proposals for the Clinical Neuroscience Research program may be submitted at any time. 

 

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Alzheimer

 

The Alzheimer's Association
https://www.alz.org/research/alzheimers_grants/types_of_grants.asp

2018 International Research Grant Program - June Program (February - August 2018)https://www.alz.org/research/alzheimers_grants/types_of_grants.asp


Research Grant      Reserch fellowship

LOI Deadline: March 2, 2018

GAAIN Exploration to Evaluate Novel Alzheimer's Queries (GEENA-Q) https://www.alz.org/research/alzheimers_grants/types_of_grants.asp

               

LOI: April 4, 2018

BrightFocus Foundation
https://www.brightfocus.org/grants/types-grants


https://www.brightfocus.org/grants/deadlines-guidelines

Alzheimer's Disease Research Grants:

Standard Awards and Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards

Deadline: October 2, 2018

The Ruth K. Broad Biomedical Research Foundation
https://sites.duke.edu/broadfoundation/grants-awards/

Extramural Award Application

Application Due: February 1, 2018

Award Period: July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2020

International Award Application

Next anticipated grant period begins July 1, 2019

Cure Alzheimer’s Fund
https://curealz.org/the-research/grant-process/



Supports invited proposals as referred by members of the Research Leadership Group (RLG). However, any qualified scientist may submit a one-page letter of inquiry to Cure Alzheimer’s Fund for review for fit with our scientific standards and research areas.

Letters of inquiry and proposals are accepted on a rolling basis; there is no set timeline for applications, funding decisions, or funding initiation.

 

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Parkinson's disease

 

The Michael J. Fox Foundation
https://www.michaeljfox.org/research/apply-for-grant.html?navid=funding-opps

Alpha-synuclein Biology and Therapies
GBA Biology and Therapies
Biomarkers of Protein Handling/Autophagy, Exosomes and Lipids
Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Gait and Balance Disturbances

Pre-Proposals Due: May 31, 2018
Full Proposal Invitations: July 2018
Full Proposals Due (by invite only): August 20, 2018

Parkinson's Foundation
http://parkinson.org/research/Grant-Opportunities

Clinical Research Award
http://parkinson.org/research/Grant-Opportunities/clinical-research-awards

Letter of Intent:  January 22, 2018
Full Application Due:  April 16, 2018

Fellowships & Career Development
http://parkinson.org/research/Grant-Opportunities/Fellowships-and-Career-Development

Postdoctoral Fellowships for Basic Scientists / Postdoctoral Fellowships for Clinical Neurologists

Letter of Intent Due: November 28, 2017
Full Application Due: February 12, 2018

Fellowships & Career Development
http://parkinson.org/research/Grant-Opportunities/Fellowships-and-Career-Development
Parkinson's Foundation-APDA Summer Student Fellowships

Application Due: December 4, 2017

Fellowships & Career Development
http://parkinson.org/research/Grant-Opportunities/Fellowships-and-Career-Development
Visiting Scholar Award

Application Due: December 4, 2017

 

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Brain Tumor

 

American Brain Tumor Association
http://www.abta.org/brain-tumor-research/research-grants/

ABTA Research Collaboration Grants
ABTA Basic Research Fellowship Program
ABTA Discovery Grant Program

LOI: late September
Full application: mid-January

 

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Pain, Opioids and suicide

 

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention 
https://afsp.org/our-work/research/grant-information/

 

Innovation Grants  

Due date: November 15, 2017

Focus grants

LOI Aug 01 2017

 

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) & Motor Neurone Disease (MND)

 

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association 
http://www.alsa.org/research/our-approach/call-for-abstracts/

Investigator-Initiated Research Grant Program

Proposal Due - February 20, 2018
Application Due - April 13, 2018

ALS Biomarker Collaboration

LOI: January 8, 2018
Full Application: February 26, 2018

Clinical Research Training Scholarship in ALS Research

Application deadline: October 1, 2017

Early phase clinical development of novel, high-potential treatments for people with ALS

LOI: 10 November 2017
Full Application: February 2, 2018

The Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association
https://www.mndassociation.org/research/for-researchers/research-grants/

Biomedical Research Project Grants

Deadline: 2 November 2018

Frick Foundation for Research on ALS
http://frick-fondation.ch/goals.html

Research grants
http://frick-fondation.ch/

The Bruno and Ilse Frick Foundation for Research on ALS is calling for grant applications. The aim of the Foundation is to encourage basic biomedical research related to understanding the cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) (100,000 CHF over 2 years).

Deadline: October 8, 2018

Fondation Thierry Latran
http://www.fondation-thierry-latran.org/recherches-financees/10eme-appel-a-projets/

Appel à projets

Date limite de soumission des abstracts: 29 janvier 2018

 

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Multiple Sclerosis

 

 

National Multiple Sclerosis Society  
https://www.nationalmssociety.org/For-Professionals/Researchers/Deadlines

Research grants
https://www.nationalmssociety.org/For-Professionals/Researchers/Deadlines

Deadlines 2018:
pre-applications due February 7;full applications due February 14, 5:00 pm EST

Research grants
https://www.nationalmssociety.org/For-Professionals/Researchers/Deadlines

Deadlines 2018:
pre-applications due July 25;
full applications due August 1, 5:00 pm EST

Training Grants and Fellowships
https://www.nationalmssociety.org/For-Professionals/Researchers/Society-Funding/Training-Grants-and-Fellowships
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

Deadline 2018: pre-applications due August 8; full applications due August 15, 5:00 pm EST

Training Grants and Fellowships
DANIEL HAUGHTON SENIOR FACULTY AWARD

THIS PROGRAM IS ON HOLD

Training Grants and Fellowships
MENTOR-BASED POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM IN REHABILITATION RESEARCH

Deadline 2018: pre-applications due July 25; full applications due August 1, 5:00 pm EST

Training Grants and Fellowships
https://www.nationalmssociety.org/For-Professionals/Researchers/Society-Funding/Training-Grants-and-Fellowships
CAREER TRANSITION FELLOWSHIP

Deadline 2018: Preliminary application due May 9; Full application due August 15

PRIZES AND AWARDS
https://www.nationalmssociety.org/For-Professionals/Researchers/Society-Funding/Special-Awards-and-Prizes-(1)
THE JOHN DYSTEL PRIZE FOR MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS RESEARCH
All investigators who are actively engaged in fundamental or clinical research related to multiple sclerosis are eligible for nomination for this prize.
Amount: $15,000

Deadline: November 1, annually.

 

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Huntington’s Disease

 

Huntington's Disease Society of America  
http://hdsa.org/hd-research/research-we-fund/

HD Human Biology Project
http://hdsa.org/hd-research/hd-human-biology-project/

LOI: May 22,2018
Complete applications: July 27, 2018

Berman/Topper HD Career Development Fellowship
http://hdsa.org/bermantopperfellowship/

Complete applications: March 9, 2018

 

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Angelman syndrome

 

Angelman Syndrome Foundation
https://www.angelman.org/research/call-for-proposals/

call-for-proposals

October 15  & April 15

 

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Ataxia

 

Ataxia A-T Children's Project
https://www.atcp.org/ResearchGrantProgram

Post Doctoral Fellowship Award

Applications: March 1st & September 1st

The National Ataxia Foundation
https://ataxia.org/researcher-resources/

Research Grant

LOI: July 16, 2018
Full application due: August 15, 2018

NAF Young Investigator Awards

LOI: August 1, 2018
Full application due: September 4, 2018

NAF Fellowship Awards

LOI: August 15, 2018
Full application du: September 17, 2018 

The Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA)
http://www.curefa.org/grant



General Research Grant 

LOI Deadline Feb 1
Application Deadlines April 1
LOI Deadline July 15 
Application Deadlines Sept 15

Keith Michael Andrus Cardiac Research Award 

LOI Deadline January 15 
Application Deadlines March 1

Kyle Bryant Translational Research Award  

LOI Deadline May 15 
Application Deadlines July 15

Bronya J. Keats International Research Collaboration Award 

LOI Deadline May 15 
Application Deadlines July 15

Association Française de l’Ataxie de Friedreich
http://www.afaf.asso.fr/la-recherche/recherche-fondamentale/

Recherche fondamentale

29 avril 2016
19 mai 2017

 

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Cerebral Palsy

 

Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation
https://research.cerebralpalsy.org.au/funding/how-to-apply/

Project Grant
Career Development Grant

31 August 2018

Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation
NHMRC Fellowships Co-Funded with Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation
NHMRC-European Union Collaborative Research Grants scheme-specific funding rules for funding commencing in 2018
https://www.nhmrc.gov.au/book/nhmrc-funding-rules-2016/NHMRC-funding-rules-2016/nhmrc-european-union-collaborative-research/3

NHMRC-European Union Collaborative Research Grants scheme-specific funding rules for funding commencing in 2018

Deadline: October 2017

 

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Neuromuscular Diseases

 

 

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
https://www.mda.org/research/research-grants


https://www.mda.org/research/funding-opportunities

Research Grants

Development Grants

LOI: Dec 15, 2017 Grant application: Jan 31, 2018

LOI: June 15, 2018 Grant application: July 15, 2018

Infrastructure Grants


Infrastructure Grants are designed to support the development of tools, techniques and services of need to the neuromuscular research community. The main review criterion for this grant is need for the infrastructure to further research for the purpose of therapy development. Recipients of an MDA Infrastructure Grant must develop a plan to make this MDA-funded resource available to the research community and have a plan for sustaining the infrastructure beyond the period of MDA support. Letters of support from the community are an essential part of the application.

 

 

 

Cure SMA (Spinal muscular atrophy)
http://www.curesma.org/research/for-researchers/funding-opportunities/

Basic research

The deadline for submission is September 8, 2017

The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF)
https://www.dystonia-foundation.org/research/for-researchers/funding-opportunities

Brain Circuits and Networks in Dystonia - RFA

Funding Programs

Brain Bank Collective

LOI:October 31, 2018

If invited to submit a full proposal, applications will be due December 4, 2017.

NBIA Disorders Association (Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation)
Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation
https://www.nbiadisorders.org/research/research-overview

2018 BPAN Grant Application


One year research grant for clinical and translational research studies related to the early detection, diagnosis, or treatment of people with Beta-propeller Protein-Associated Neurodegeneration (BPAN), caused by mutations in the gene WDR45, located on the X chromosome.


2018 Early-Career BPAN Grant Application


Multi-year early- career faculty investigator grant for clinical and translational research studies related to the early detection, diagnosis, or treatment of people with Beta-propeller Protein-Associated Neurodegeneration (BPAN), caused by mutations in the gene WDR45, located on the X chromosome.

Deadline For Applications: June 15, 2018

 

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Mitochondrial  & Lysosoma Diseases

 

The United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF)
https://www.umdf.org/researchgrants/

There are three main categories of research as it relates to drug development: basic, translational and clinical.

Typically a new grant cycle in the fall of each year.

Batten Disease Support and Research Association 
https://bdsra.org/current-rfps/

Call for proposals

LOI: April 15th 2018
Requests for full proposals: May 30th, 2018.

The National MPS Society
https://mpssociety.org/research-grants/

research projects that involve clinical research, basic research and translational studies

Letters of Intent Due May 7th

The National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation
https://nnpdf.org/research/

 

 

Association Vaincre les Maladies Lysosomales 
https://www.vml-asso.org/-les-appels-d-offres-vml-

subvention de fonctionnement
étudiants en thèse ou jeunes post-doctorants (cliniciens ou scientifiques).

LOI : 30 mars 2018.
Dossiers : 13 mai 2018

National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases (NTSAD)
https://www.ntsad.org/index.php/research/for-researchers

NTSAD solicits proposals annually for innovative research projects that involve basic research, translational studies or clinical studies that may lead to treatments for lysosomal storage diseases or leukodystrophies impacting the central nervous system (CNS). NTSAD's Annual Request for Proposals, Learn more: Apply for a Grant

Pre-applicatio:  JANUARY 12, 2018.
Full application deadline (by invitation only):  March 9, 2018

 

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Mental health research

 

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation & NARSAD Grants
https://www.bbrfoundation.org/grants-prizes/grants

NARSAD Young Investigator Grant


Deadline: March 13, 2018

NARSAD Independent Investigator Grant

 

NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grant 


Application deadline : June – July

Prizes
LIEBER PRIZE FOR SCHIZOPHRENIC RESEARCH
COLVIN PRIZE FOR MOOD DISORDERS RESEARCH
RUANE PRIZE for CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH
GOLDMAN-RAKIC PRIZE for COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE RESEARCH
MALTZ PRIZE for INNOVATIVE SCHIZOPHRENIA RESEARCH

May 9, 2018

The Stanley Medical Research Institute (SMRI)

SMRI supports the SPECTS program.

we consider inquiries from investigators interested in working in our core areas of immunology and infectious disease as they relate to mental illness.

 

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Prader-Willi Syndrome

 

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association
https://www.pwsausa.org/research-funding-opportunities/

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association

Oct 12, 2015
SEPT 23, 2016

The Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (FPWR)
https://www.fpwr.org/grant-program
https://www.fpwr.org/research-priorities
https://www.fpwr.org/request-for-applications/

This grant program will be useful for junior faculty in the early stages of their careers, established investigators in other areas of research who wish to enter the field of PWS research, or investigators in the PWS field who are seeking funding to support pilot studies in a new area of PWS research.

Letters of Intent due March 1st, 2018
Proposals due May 10th, 2018

This grant program will be useful for junior faculty in the early stages of their careers, established investigators in other areas of research who wish to enter the field of PWS research, or investigators in the PWS field who are seeking funding to support pilot studies in a new area of PWS research.

Letters of Intent due September 14th, 2018
Proposals due November 15th, 2018

 

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Progeria

 

The Progeria Research Foundation
https://www.progeriaresearch.org/research-funding-opportunities/

Research Funding Opportunities
Innovator Awards
Established Investigator Awards
Specialty Awards

 

 

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Autism & Austim related

 

Autism Speaks
https://www.autismspeaks.org/science/grants-program

Pilot Grant and Predoctoral Fellowship Funding

LOI:  February 13, 2018
Application: April 18, 2018

The Autism Science Foundation
https://autismsciencefoundation.org/what-we-fund/



2018 Pre- and Postdoctoral Training Awards & Medical Student Gap Year Research Training Awards
https://autismsciencefoundation.org/what-we-fund/apply-for-a-fellowship/

Applications: December 1, 2017

2018 Research Accelerator Grants (Round One)
https://autismsciencefoundation.org/what-we-fund/apply-for-a-research-accelerator-grant/

Applications: April 3, 2018

2018 Research Accelerator Grants (Round two)
https://autismsciencefoundation.org/what-we-fund/funding-calendar/
https://autismsciencefoundation.org/what-we-fund/apply-for-a-research-accelerator-grant/

Applications Due: October

The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)
https://www.sfari.org/2018/05/02/upcoming-changes-to-sfaris-requests-for-grant-applications/

Pilot Award program
https://www.sfari.org/funding-opportunities

fall 2018 & spring 2019

Research Award program
https://www.sfari.org/funding-opportunities

early 2019.

Organization for Autism Research (OAR)
https://researchautism.org/research-grants/apply-for-a-grant/

Applied Research Competition

March 26, 2018, 11:59 PM ET – Preproposals Due
August 6, 2018, 11:59 PM ET – Full Proposals Due (by invitation only)

Graduate Research Grants Program

February 12, 2018, 11:59 PM ET – Proposals Due

Rettsyndrome.org
https://www.rettsyndrome.org/for-researchers/grant-programs/research-grant-opportunities

The Translational Research Program, The Neuro-Habilitation Research Program and The Clinical Research Program

Letters of Intent due: May 25, 2018
Invitation of full applications sent by: June 6, 2018
Applications due: July 18, 2018

The Basic Research Program and The Mentored Training Fellowship Program

Letters of Intent due: May 25, 2018
Invitation of full applications sent by: June 6, 2018
Applications due: July 25, 2018

The Tourette Association
http://www.tourette.org/research-medical/grants-fellowships/

The Tourette Association funds basic and clinical research studies on all aspects of TS.
Post-doc training fellowship: up to $50,000 for one year.
Research Grant Awards: up to $75,000 for one year or up to $150,000 for two years.

Pre-proposal Deadline: early November each year
Proposal Deadline: mid February each year

The Tuberous Sclerosis (TS) Alliance
http://www.tsalliance.org/researchers/grants-and-funding/

TS Alliance research grants support small, focused projects that allow investigators to develop preliminary data to compete for funding from larger organizations such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH).TS Alliance research grants support postdoctoral fellowships to encourage young investigators to engage in tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) research.

LOI: May 7, 2018

 

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