Grants Available: Don’t miss these opportunities for funding!

Grants Available: Don’t miss these opportunities for funding!

Check out the individual links for each of these grants to find out more information!

Aging

Retirement Research Foundation Accepting Applications for Projects to Improve Lives of Aging Americans

POSTED: February 20, 2018
DEADLINE: May 1, 2018

Grants will be awarded to local and national projects designed to improve the quality of life for older Americans…

2018 Empowering Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities through Chronic Disease Self-Management Education

POSTED: February 28, 2018
DEADLINE: April 30, 2018

The Administration on Aging (AoA) will make three-year grants to approximately 10 entities to develop capacity, bring to scale, and sustain evidence-based programs that empower older adults and adults with disabilities to better manage their chronic conditions. ACL intends to compete these 10 grants via two options (both with 36-month grant periods): (A) Sustainable Systems Grants: approximately six grants of $500,000 to $900,000 focused on developing integrated, sustainable systems for delivering evidence-based chronic disease self-management education and self-management support programs. (B) Capacity-Building Grants: approximately four grants of $50,000 to $150,000 to build capacity to introduce and deliver evidence-based chronic disease self-management education and self-management support programs within underserved areas and/or populations…

 

2018 Evidence-Based Falls Prevention Program

POSTED: February 28, 2018
DEADLINE: April 30, 2018

The Administration on Aging (AoA) will make three-year grants to approximately 10 entities to develop capacity, bring to scale, and sustain evidence-based falls prevention programs that will help to reduce the number of falls, fear of falling, and/or fall-related injuries in older adults. ACL aims to compete these 10 grants via two options (both with 36-month grant periods): (A) Sustainable Systems Grants: approximately six grants of $400,000 to $600,00 focused on developing integrated, sustainable systems for delivering falls prevention programs; (B) Capacity-Building Grants: approximately four grants of $50,000 to $150,000 to build capacity to introduce and deliver falls prevention programs within underserved areas and/or populations…

Community Programs

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Invite Applications for Quality of Life Direct Effect Grants 

POSTED: March 1, 2018
DEADLINE: April 11, 2018 (LOIs)

The Direct Effect (Tier 1) is open-focused and will award grants of up to $15,000 to support the wide range of projects and activities of the traditional Quality of Life grants. Grants will fund specific budget items that will clearly impact individuals living with paralysis and their families, and the project must be completed within 12 months…

Diabetes

ADA Accepting Applications for Basic Diabetes Research

POSTED: February 19, 2018
DEADLINE: April 16, 2018

Please note: Team Members holding certain positions, such as faculty for residency programs only, may be eligible to apply. Grants of up to $115,000 over three years will be awarded in support of creative and innovative projects that hold significant promise for advancing the prevention, cure, or treatment of diabetes….

Health System

CMS Inviting Applications for the Measure Development for the Quality Payment Program

POSTED: March 2, 2018
DEADLINE: May 2, 2018

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity is to provide funding assistance in the form of cooperative agreements to entities to develop, improve, update, or expand quality measures for use in the Quality Payment Program. Recognizing the benefits of measure development by external stakeholders with specific knowledge of clinician and patient perspectives and needs, the funding assistance of these cooperative agreements is specifically designated for entities external both to CMS and to other federal agencies. Such entities may include, but are not limited to, clinical specialty societies, clinical professional organizations, patient advocacy organizations, educational institutions, independent research organizations, health systems, and other entities engaged in quality measure development…

Oncology

Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation Invites LOIs for Myelodysplastic Syndromes Research Fund

POSTED: March 1, 2018
DEADLINE: March 30, 2018 (Letters of Inquiry)

*Early Stage Investigator Awards available* Grants of up to $250,000 per year over two years will be awarded to eligible investigators in support of basic, translational, or clinical research in MDS or related disorders….

 

T.E.A.L. Accepting Applications for 2018 Medical Research Program

POSTED: February 22, 2018
DEADLINE: May 31, 2018

One-year grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded to not-for-profit institutions in the United States for ovarian cancer research. Prefer projects a focus on the p53 gene, although other ovarian cancer research projects will be considered….

Women & Children

NIH-NICHD Releases Call for Proposals the Address Innovative Therapies and Tools for Screenable Disorders in Newborns: R01 PAR 18-689, R03 PAR-18-690, R21 PAR-18-691

POSTED: March 1, 2018
DEADLINE: Standard Dates Apply, Expires May 8, 2021

This FOA encourages research relevant to the development of therapeutic interventions for potentially fatal or disabling conditions that have been identified through newborn screening. Demonstrating the benefits of treatment is often a primary criterion for including a condition on a newborn screening panel; therefore, for this FOA, a “high priority” condition is one where screening is not currently recommended but would significantly benefit from early identification and treatment…

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