All RFPs in Medical Research

Johnson & Johnson—Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge in COVID-19 Patient Care

September 29, 2020

J&J is looking for nurse-led ideas from nurses and nursing students around the world focused on improving COVID-19 patient care, with specific interest in, for example: facilitating remote patient monitoring and communications, data and reporting, resiliency and self-care, supporting a safe return to work or school, supporting sharing of best practices, and addressing racial disparities and inequities in healthcare. 

Cigna Foundation—Grants to Address Children’s Mental Health and Childhood Hunger

September 30, 2020

The Cigna Foundation is inviting nonprofits working to create greater access to mental health services to apply for funding through its “Healthier Kids For Our Future” grant program. The program will provide up to a total of $5 million in grants to community organizations over the next year. 

Pfizer—Independent Medical Education Grant: Addressing Knowledge Gaps in Growth Hormone Deficiency

September 30, 2020

Through this RFP, it is Pfizer’s intent to support educational programs for pediatric endocrinologists. 

Chordoma Foundation—Multi-omics RFP

September 30, 2020

This funding opportunity is to support research that will utilize integrated multi-omics analyses to elucidate drivers of progression and metastasis and/or define clinically relevant biological differences between tumors of different anatomic locations. 

American Academy of Neurology—2021 AAN Research Program

October 01, 2020

American Academy of Neurology is committed to making a difference in the lives of researchers who are committed to making a difference in the lives of patients with brain disease.  

Burroughs Wellcome Fund—Career Awards for Medical Scientists

October 01, 2020

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is committed to fostering the development of the next generation of biomedical scientists and is committed to supporting degree-granting institutions to achieve this goal. The career development of young scientists has been a major funding theme at BWF and various programs have provided major support to promising young scientists to help them make the transition from late postdoctoral training to early faculty service. 

Whitehall Foundation—Life Sciences Research Grants

October 01, 2020

The Whitehall Foundation, through its program of grants and grants-in-aid, assists scholarly research in the life sciences. It is the Foundation's policy to assist those dynamic areas of basic biological research that are not heavily supported by Federal Agencies or other foundations with specialized missions. 

Pfizer—Optimal Early Therapy Management in CML

October 01, 2020

The aim of this RFP is to support three Quality Improvement (QI) Projects that will enhance systems of care or implement new tools that will optimize early therapy management for patients with CML. The intent of the RFP is to support one project in Canada and two in the United States. 

American Heart Association and Enduring Hearts—Research Awards in Pediatric Heart Transplantation

October 01, 2020

The American Heart Association (AHA) and Enduring Hearts (EH) share common priorities and interests in investing in biomedical research. Together, the AHA and EH have established this jointly funded request for applications (RFA) for the AHA/EH Research Awards in Pediatric Heart Transplantation. 

Whitehall Foundation—Bioscience Research Projects

October 01, 2020

The Whitehall Foundation supports scholarly research in the life sciences through its research grants and grants-in-aid programs. It is the foundation's policy to support dynamic areas of basic biological research that are not heavily supported by federal agencies or other foundations with a specialized mission. The foundation emphasizes the support of young scientists at the beginning of their careers and productive senior scientists who wish to move into new fields of interest.  

National Ataxia Foundation—Research Grants

October 05, 2020

The National Ataxia Foundation is committed to funding the best science relevant to hereditary and sporadic types of Ataxia in both basic and translational research. NAF invites research applications from domestic and International non-profit and for-profit institutions. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for a research grant from NAF. 

The AACR-AstraZeneca—Stimulating Therapeutic Advances through Research Training (START) Grants

October 06, 2020

The AACR-AstraZeneca Stimulating Therapeutic Advances through Research Training (START) Grants represent an exciting new initiative to encourage and support collaboration. This novel model, which will provide support to postdoctoral or clinical research fellows, combines research experiences in both an academic and industry setting, following a research timeline that will be of greatest benefit to the proposed work.

Angelman Syndrome Foundation—Research Grants

October 15, 2020

The mission of the Angelman Syndrome Foundation is to advance the awareness and treatment of Angelman syndrome through education and information, research, and support for individuals with Angelman syndrome, their families and other concerned parties. The Foundation exists to give all of them a reason to smile, with the ultimate goal of finding a cure.

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation—Moore Inventor Fellows

October 19, 2020

The Moore Inventor Fellowship supports scientist-inventors who create new tools and technologies with a high potential to accelerate progress in the foundation’s areas of interest: scientific discovery, environmental conservation and patient care. The scope of this call is intentionally wide: proposed projects do not need to fall within the Foundation’s current funding priorities but should be broadly within the program areas of foundation interest (science, environmental conservation, and patient care). For patient care, inventions should resonate with our focus on improving the experience and outcomes of patients with solutions that improve clinical diagnosis.—COVID-19 Grand Challenge

October 25, 2020 invites developers, data scientists, students, and creative minds around the world to build world-class data science techniques and strategies on top of solid, wide-reaching data that drive smart and safe decision making. is looking for meaningful data-driven insights to inform decision makers and change how the world is fighting this pandemic. 

International AIDS Society (IAS)—Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER)

October 30, 2020

The purpose of the Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) Grant Programme is to fund research projects with the potential to address critical research questions that remain unanswered in the global response in order to inform policy change and ensure better outcomes in infants, children and adolescents living with and affected by HIV in resource-limited settings. 

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.

Chordoma Foundation—Chordoma Immunotherapy Grants

November 01, 2020

For the second year in a row, the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) and Chordoma Foundation will continue their research partnership to jointly fund chordoma-focused immunology grants awarded under CRI’s Clinic and Laboratory Integration Program (CLIP). CLIP grants provide catalytic support for translational research to explore clinically relevant immunotherapy-related questions. The goal for this special call-out for chordoma proposals is to support pre-clinical and translational research aimed to study important topics at the intersection of laboratory and clinical research in order to optimize and advance cancer immunotherapies for chordoma patients. 

American Psychological Foundation—LGBT Research Grant

November 01, 2020

Lesbians, gays, bisexuals and trans (LGBT) people face many challenges in forming, defining and maintaining families.  This program seeks to encourage the study of LGBT family psychology and therapy through its support of promising young investigators whose graduate research is oriented toward issues in this general area.  Preference is given to advanced students who have demonstrated their commitment to this area through their dissertation research plans. 

Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc.—Young Investigator Program

November 02, 2020

ENTELLIGENCE was established by Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc. in 2005. ENTELLIGENCE is a program designed for basic science, translational and clinical research in the field of cardiopulmonary medicine. The ENTELLIGENCE program provides opportunities for individual young investigators to promote quality medical care and enhance patients' lives by supporting research (basic science, translational and clinical research) in the area of pulmonary hypertension (PH) related to expanding our knowledge of the pathways involved in pulmonary vascular pathobiology and ultimately, to improve treatment for patients with pulmonary hypertension.