All RFPs in Public Health

Prevent Cancer Foundation—2021 Community Grant

April 21, 2021

The mission of the Prevent Cancer Foundation® is saving lives across all populations through cancer prevention and early detection.  

Bristol-Myers Squibb—Areas of Interest & Competitive Research Grants

April 23, 2021

Bristol Myers Squibb seeks Independent Research applications across all therapeutic areas.

U.S. National Academy of Medicine & Johnson & Johnson Innovation—Healthy Longevity Catalyst Award

April 25, 2021

Catalyst Awards will reward bold, new, potentially transformative ideas to improve the physical, mental, or social well-being and health of people as they age, in a measurable and equitable way. The NAM seeks innovative approaches that aim to extend the human healthspan, especially approaches that challenge existing paradigms or propose new methodologies or concepts. High-risk ideas that could potentially yield high rewards and, in turn, dramatically change the field of healthy longevity are encouraged. 

J.M. Kaplan Fund—2021 J.M.K. Innovation Prize

April 30, 2021

The J.M.K. Innovation Prize seeks to identify, support, and elevate innovators who are spearheading transformative early-stage projects in the fields of social justice, the environment, and heritage conservation. 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research to Build a Culture of Health

April 30, 2021

Systems for Action (S4A) is a signature research program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) that builds a Culture of Health by rigorously testing new ways of connecting the nation’s fragmented medical, social, and public health systems. 

Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)—2021 Human Cognitive and Behavioral Science

May 03, 2021

Grants awarded through this RFA are intended to produce foundational knowledge about the neurobehavioral differences associated with ASD, which will directly inform the development or refinement of tools needed for translational efforts, such as biomarkers and outcome measures. Special emphasis is placed on objective, quantitative measures that may be used in conjunction with standardized clinical measures and genomic information to better triangulate phenotypic and neurobiological variability within and across individuals with ASD. 

Russell Sage Foundation—Behavioral Economics; Decision Making & Human Behavior in Context; Future of Work; Social, Political and Economic Inequality

May 04, 2021

RSF will accept letters of inquiry (LOIs) under these core programs and special initiatives: Behavioral EconomicsDecision Making and Human Behavior in ContextFuture of WorkRace, Ethnicity, and ImmigrationSocial, Political, and Economic Inequality. In addition, RSF will also accept LOIs relevant to any of its core programs that address at least one of the following issues: 

Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)—2021 Pilot Award

May 06, 2021

Grants awarded through this RFA are intended to provide early support for exploratory ideas, particularly those with novel hypotheses for autism. Appropriate projects for this mechanism include those considered higher risk with less assurance of ultimate impact, but with the potential for transformative results. 

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation—Clinical Quality Measures to Improve Diagnosis

May 10, 2021

The purpose of this funding opportunity is to provide assistance in the form of grants for the development of innovative clinical quality measures that promote excellence in diagnosis of three categories of disease – acute vascular events, infections and cancer.  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 initiative’s first area of focus is to develop and validate new measures for diagnostic performance.  

Brain Research Foundation—2022 Scientific Innovations Award (SIA)

May 17, 2021

Brain Research Foundation’s Scientific Innovations Award (SIA) Program provides funding for innovative science in both basic and clinical neuroscience. This funding mechanism is designed to support creative, exploratory, cutting edge research in well-established research laboratories, under the direction of established investigators.

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative—Ancestry Networks for the Human Cell Atlas

May 25, 2021

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invites applications for three-year collaborative projects for the generation of healthy, single-cell reference data from ancestrally diverse tissue samples for the Human Cell Atlas (HCA). 

W.M. Keck Foundation—Research Program-Medical Research and Science and Engineering Research

May 25, 2021

The Research Program seeks to benefit humanity by supporting projects in two areas: (1) medical research and (2) science and engineering research.

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation—SCI Research on the Translational Spectrum

June 11, 2021

The SCIRTS Portfolio advances novel approaches to improving function and developing curative therapies after SCI. This research is designed to improve understanding and advance the treatment of acute and chronic SCI and includes mechanistic, preclinical, translational and/or clinical studies. 

Human Vaccines Project—The Michelson Prizes: Next Generation Grants

June 18, 2021

The Michelson Prizes: Next Generation Grants are $150,000 research grants given annually to support promising researchers who are applying disruptive concepts and inventive processes to advance human immunology, vaccine discovery and immunotherapy research for major global diseases. 

Thrasher Research Fund—Early Career Awards

September 14, 2021

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). 

Medtronic/Medtronic Foundation—Medtronic Grants and Donations

Medtronic recognizes that they cannot fulfill their Mission alone. In order to “alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life,” Medtronic must support the many stakeholders in healthcare, including providers, medical societies, and patient groups. Part of Medtronic's role is to provide financial assistance for independent medical conferences, charitable events, medical education and public education programs.

Eli Lilly—healthcare professional education, patient advocacy and consumer education programs

Lilly provides grants and charitable contributions for healthcare professional education, patient advocacy and consumer education programs in a variety of therapeutic areas through the Lilly Grant

Janssen Scientific Affairs—Independent Educational Grant

Janssen is proud to provide grants to support educational activities for healthcare providers, allied healthcare providers and patients.

Bristol Myers Squibb—Independent Medical Education

For Bristol Myers Squibb to be seen as a worldwide leader in supporting innovative, high quality medical education that closes gaps in HCP knowledge, strengthens their professional competence, and

Merck Investigator Studies Program (MISP): Fertility

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

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