Maternal & Infant Health

Maternal & Infant Health • Violence Against Women

RFP Listings:

Children’s Heart Foundation—2020 Independent Call for Research Proposals

June 05, 2020

he Children’s Heart Foundation funds life-saving, life-changing congenital heart defect (CHD) research in clinical cardiology, translational research, population science, and advancement, prevention, detection of surgical and interventional techniques including, but not limited to the following areas: 

Society of Family Planning Research Fund—Contraceptive Service Delivery: Capturing Innovations Responsive to COVID-19

June 09, 2020

In an effort to spur research focused on the shifts in contraceptive service delivery associated with COVID-19, the Society of Family Planning Research Fund (SFPRF) is offering the Contraceptive service delivery: Capturing innovations responsive to COVID-19 request for proposals (RFP). 

Society of Family Planning Research Fund—Changemakers in Family Planning

June 17, 2020

As a core strategy, the Society of Family Planning Research Fund (SFPRF) is seeking to build and support an inclusive, multidisciplinary, skilled, and well-connected community with a shared focus on family planning. Underlying this strategy is the knowledge that the full participation of scholars of color is essential to pursuing the ambitious vision of just and equitable abortion and contraception informed by science.  

Society of Family Planning Research Fund—Emerging Scholars in Family Planning

June 17, 2020

As one of its core strategies, the Society of Family Planning Research Fund (SFPRF) is seeking to build and support an inclusive, multidisciplinary, skilled, and well-connected community of emerging scholars with a shared focus on family planning. Providing early- career research support to graduate-level trainees is an important step to actualizing this strategy. 

MIT Solve—Global Challenges, including Health Security & Pandemics

June 18, 2020

MIT Solve, an initiative of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a mission to solve world challenges, announced a prize pool of over $1.5 million for its next class of Solver teams. 

Johnson & Johnson—Maternal Health Quickfire Challenge

June 19, 2020

The Johnson & Johnson Office of the Chief Medical Officer (OCMO) Women’s Health team, together with Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JLABS, is proud to introduce the Maternal Health QuickFire Challenge. They invite visionaries to submit ideas aiming to improve pregnancy, birth, and postpartum care for women, making birth safer in the United States and potentially changing the trajectory of health for a lifetime. 

Thrasher Research Fund—Early Career Awards

September 15, 2020

The Fund recognizes that young investigators may find it difficult to remain in pediatric research because of a lack of funding. Therefore, the purpose of this program is to encourage the development of medical research in child health by awarding small grants to new researchers, helping them gain a foothold in this important area. The goal is to fund applicants who will go on to be independent investigators. The Fund will make up to 30 awards total with two funding cycles (15 awards each). 

Ferring Pharmaceuticals—Ferring COVID-19 Investigational Grants

October 31, 2020

Ferring is interested in funding exploratory, basic, and clinical research grants to collect data and expand knowledge about the effects of SARS-CoV-2 on reproduction, pregnancy, and foetal/neonatal health. 

The Lalor Foundation—Advancing Research and Innovation in Reproductive Health

November 01, 2020

The Anna Lalor Burdick Program seeks to empower young women through education about healthy reproduction in order to broaden and enhance their options in life.

Merck Investigator Studies Program (MISP): Fertility

The following areas are of interest to Investigator Studies Program Committee: