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RFP Listings:

Muscular Dystrophy Association—MDA Development Grants

March 15, 2021

The purpose of Development Grants is to expand the number of scientists conducting meritorious neuromuscular disease research from among investigators who may be part of a team in the laboratory of a senior investigator under whose guidance the researcher will be given flexibility to work independently or as part of a collaborative effort. 

The James S. McDonnell Foundation—Understanding Human Cognition Opportunity Awards Research Program

April 09, 2021

JSMF is internationally known for supporting research on cognition and behavior, and currently does so through its Understanding Human Cognition (UHC) program. In 2020, JSMF announced priorities for the foundation’s support for the fields of cognitive science, cognitive psychology and developmental science with the intent of launching a funding initiative that would be forward looking and responsive to contemporary questions, while building on JSMF’s history. The Opportunity Awards were initiated because the foundation believes the time is right to advance the understanding of human cognition and behavior via a developmental science approach. 

Muscular Dystrophy Association—MDA Idea Awards

April 16, 2021

A great idea can come from anywhere or anyone at any time! With this in mind, the MDA is requesting brief applications for the MDA Idea Award Program which will seek bold, innovative research ideas that can have an impact in the field of neuromuscular disease. The idea should be supported by a strong scientific premise and include a feasible experimental plan. 

Lilly Grant Office—Healthcare professional education/Patient advocacy and Consumer education programs

As a commitment to improving patient care and providing valuable information to the medical and  broader healthcare community, Lilly will accept the following grant requests:

  • Healthcare professional education (priority will be given to accredited programs)
  • Patient advocacy and Consumer education programs (e.g., disease-state education and awareness, screenings, etc.)

Funding may be requested in the form of support for an educational program, scientific awards, select fellowships, or charitable contributions. Lilly does not provide unrestricted grants or grants to individuals or 
group practices.

The focus of the Lilly Grant Office (LGO) will be on healthcare-related CME/CE programs as well as  patient education and advocacy in the following therapeutic areas:

  • Autoimmune
  • Endocrine
  • Neurodegeneration
  • Neuroscience - Migraine and Headache Disorders
  • Oncology
  • Chronic pain associated with osteoarthritis and chronic low back pain

Biogen—Grants Management & Strategic Giving

Biogen’s global grants and giving strategy aims to catalyze scientific innovation, address unmet patient needs, and advance medical and disease education through funding a variety of pro

Eli Lilly—Investigator-Initiated Research

In addition to sponsoring its own research and research collaborations, Lilly has programs for considering external requests for Lilly provision of study drug and/or financial support for Investiga

Boston Scientific—Investigator-Sponsored Research

Boston Scientific provides support for research that advances medical and scientific knowledge about our products and that generates medical interventions.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health

Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health seeks proposals that are primed to influence health equity in the future. RWJF is interested in ideas that address any of these four areas of focus: Future of Evidence; Future of Social Interaction; Future of Food; Future of Work. Additionally, RWJF welcomes ideas that might fall outside of these four focus areas, but which offer unique approaches to advancing health equity and our progress toward a Culture of Health. 

Wellcome Trust—Healthcare Innovator Awards

These awards support researchers who are transforming great ideas into healthcare innovations that could have a significant impact on human health.