Research Management Group (RMG)

Funding Information Resources

This website is a resource for the Stanford University research community. Stanford faculty and staff: please send an email to Jeanne Heschele at jheschele@stanford.edu to be added to a funding opportunity email distribution list.

Searchable Funding Databases
Pivot, NIH, NSF, Grantsgov


Calendar--primarily foundation/associations more >>

Internal Stanford funding opportunities more >>

Limited Submission Programs  more >>

Miscellaneous funding opportunities: 

Distinguished Achievement Awards
Distinguished and/or outstanding achievement awards

Crowdfunding Policy and Procedures for Stanford Research
Office of Development Crowdfunding for Stanford Research Policy and Procedures PDF file

Grant writing resources 
Biosciences Grant Writing Academy- for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows
Lane Library
DoResearch Website Grant Writing Resources


Internal Proposal Deadline Policy for Grants, Contracts, Subcontracts and Fellowships

PIs in the School of Medicine
:
RMG internal proposal deadline policy, FAQs and best practices** webpage
RPM department assignment webpage
**SoM PIs: you are encouraged to contact your Research Process Manager (RPM) in RMG at leasst 3-4 weeks prior to submitting a full proposal so he/she can begin to build your budget and help with other aspects of your applications.

PIs in Other Schools:

Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) internal deadline policy, FAQs and Pre-award OSR department assignments
DoResearch webpage

 

PI eligibility and PI Waiver Exception Types more >>


Stanford administrative resources
  more >>

 


 

DoD Bioscience and biomedical Broad Agency Announcements (BAA)


Other Miscellaneous DoD Broad Agency Announcements

DoD Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (see below>>)


DoD Bioscience and biomedical Broad Agency Announcements (BAA)


#1) Department of Defense
United States Special Operations Command
Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Extramural Biomedical Research and Development

Funding opportunity # W81XWH-USSOCOM-BAA 15-1
Amount of funding (see pages 11-12 in the guidelines):
The cost ceiling has been extended to $1.5M for proposals with outstanding scientific and technical merit that meet a critical need, however, most projects are anticipated to have a total cost at or below $700,000. Term: 2 years
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility
Research areas of interest (see pages 8-11 for detailed descriptions)
Medical simulation and training techniques
Prolonged field care
Damage control resuscitation (global treatment strategies, analgesia, far forward blood, blood components, and injectable hemostatics; austere surgical stabilization)
Portable lab diagnostics (biological, occupational and environmental health hazards)
Force Health Protection and environmental medicine (optimal acclimatization strategy; chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and explosive; chelation solution)
Canine medicine
Timelines:
See pages 5-6 in attachment #1
Third Cycle Submissions:
Pre-proposal (required): Nov. 19, 2015
Invitation to submit a full proposal to be sent by Jan. 15, 2016
Full proposal deadline: 45 days after the invitation to submit has been sent
Guidelines:
To find the RFP, go to the grantsgov search webpage >>, under “Keyword” enter “Extramural Biomedical Research and Development", then click on the announcement, and then click on the “Related Documents” tab, then download the PDF file of the full announcement

 

#2) DoD U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command
BAA for Extramural Medical Research
Funding opportunity # W81XWH-BAA-15-1

Eligibility: faculty with PI eligiblity and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Amount of funding (see page 26)
There are no specified funding limitations. Term is up to 5 years.
"Special Investment Areas"** areas of interest $100K-$500K per project for 18 months).
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
A. Research areas of interest (see the table of contents-page 2. Check the guidelines for complete descriptions and topics)
1. Military Infectious Diseases Research Program
2. Combat Casualty Care Research Program
3. Military Operational Medicine Research Program
4. Clinical and Rehavilitation Medicine Research Program
5. Medical Biological Defense Research Program
6. Medical Chemical Defense Research Program
7. Medical Simulation and Information Sciences Research Program
8. Radiation Health Effects Research Program
9. **Special Investment areas/innovation funding
Innovation Funds may be available to support proposals/applications that offer proof of concept, prototype development, and other activities that initiate or enhance potentially “game-changing” technologies and systems. Topics: a. Medical logistics; b) biomonitoring technologies; c) cross-cutting technologies in neurosciences (brain-machine interface; neurodegeneration conditions, and neuroimaging; d) Medical robotics and intelligent systems; e) Nanomedicine and biomaterials
B. Research and Development of Devices or Technology
Timeline:
Pre-proposals (required) accepted anytime via eBrap up until Sept. 30, 2015, 11:59pm ET
Pre-proposals will be reviewed and certain individuals will be invited to submit full proposals
Full proposal (by invitation only) via grantsgov
Guidelines: To find the RFP, go to thegrantsgov search webpage >>, under “Keyword” enter “Extramural Medical Research", then click on the announcement, and then click on the “Related Documents” tab, then download the PDF file of the full announcement

 

 

#3) DoD Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Biological Technologies
Funding opportunity #: DARPA-BAA-15-35

Amount of funding and term not specified.
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility
Proposed research should investigate leading edge approaches that enable revolutionary advances in science, technologies, or systems at the intersection of biology with engineering and the physical and computer sciences.
Areas of interest: please see pages 5-6 in the guidelines. Examples include: developing radical new techniques and technologies to optimally restore and maintain the health and abilities of military service members; developing new tools and techniques for forward engineering of biological systems (cells, tissues, organs, organisms, and complex communities) to be develop new products and functional systems as as well as to gain new insights into underlying mechanisms; leveraging new computational techniques from computer science, big data, and biology to enable investigation and generation of knowledge from biological data at scale, etc..
Note: Abstract submission (strongly encouraged) in advance of a full proposal.
Closing date: April 28, 2016
Guidelines: To find this RFP, go to the grantsgov search webpage >>, enter under "Funding Opportunity Number", enter “DARPA-BAA-15-35”, click on the RFP, then click on “Related Documents”, then download the PDF file of the full announcement.

 

Other Miscellaneous DoD Broad Agency Announcements

 

Department of Defense (DoD)
Army Research Office (ARO)
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
FY 2016 Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (MURI) Grant ONR-15-FOA-0011

Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility
The MURI program supports basic research in science and engineering at U.S. institutions of higher education
Timeline:
White paper deadline (strongly encouraged*): Sept. 8, 2015, 4 p.m. EDT submit to the Research Topic Chief
Full proposal deadline: December 7, 2015, 4 p.m. EST via grantgov
*Note: Any offeror may still submit a full proposal even if its white paper was not identified as being of “particular value” to the Government or if no white paper was submitted. However, the initial evaluation of the white papers should give prospective awardee some indication of whether a later full proposal would likely result in an award.
See the overview webpage below for a list of 21 research topics and to download the guidelines:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/dod_muri.html

 

Department of Defense (DoD)
Army Research Office (ARO)
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) PA-AFRL-AFOSR-2015-01

$50,000-$1,500,000 funding opportunity for Stanford faculty with PI eligibility for the acquisition of research equipment in support of research in areas of interest to ARO, ONR and AFOSR.
Deadline: Sept. 25, 2015 via grantsgov
Program overview webpage:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/dod_durip.html

 

DoD Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Research Interests of the Air Force of Scientific Research
BAA-ARFL-AFOSR-2015-0001

Topics of interest:
Complete descriptions of these topics and subtopic areas can be found in the program guidelines (see the table of contents on page 3):
Engineering and complex systems
Information networks
Physical sciences
Chemistry and Biological sciences
Innovative research concepts
Amount of funding: $200K-$400K/yr for up to 5 years
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility
Deadline: this remains open until superseded
Note: Applicants are encouraged to contact the Program Officer for the subject area to discuss the proposed research effort, particularly the current state of related research, the potential of the effort to advance the state of the art, and anticipated budget. The Program Officer may ask for additional information at that time. (See page 69 of the guidelines)
Guidelines: To find this RFP, go to the grantsgov search webpage >>, enter under keyword, "Research Interests of the Air Force of Scientific Research”, select the 2015 RFP, then click on “Related Documents”, then download the PDF file of the full announcement.



 

DoD Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP)


DoD CDMRP Synopsis of Current Funding Opportunities


Please see the
Stanford eligibility clarification comments for variouis announcements below before downloading and reading the guidelines.

Current programs:


The pre-application deadlines have passed for these programs:
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program; Autism Research Program; Bone Marrow Failure Research Program; Breast Cancer Research Program; Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program: Neuromusculoskeletal Injuries Research Award; Multiple Sclerosis Research Program; Neurofibromatosis Research Program; Ovarian Cancer Research Program; Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program; Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP); Spinal Cord Injury Research Program; Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program; Lung Cancer Research Program; Prostate Cancer Research Program; Medical Research and Development Program FY15 Metrics: Transitioning Training to Reality (RealMETRX) Award & Medical Decision Aids – Predictive Markers (SimMarkers) Award; Military Burn Research Program; Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program; Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Program (PRARP); Epilepsy Research Program; Orthotics and Prosthetics Research Program


Breast Cancer Research Program

They’ve reissued this RFP:

Breakthrough Level 3
Funding level 3 Amount of funding: maximum of $2.5 million direct costs (plus indirect costs) over 5 years
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver prior to the pre-application submission)
Each individual may submit only one pre-application as a PI or Initiating PI.
Instructors and Research associates are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent positions.
Partnering PI Option: The Breakthrough Award encourages applications that include meaningful and productive collaborations between investigators. The Partnering PI Option is structured to accommodate two PIs, called the Initiating PI and the Partnering PI, each of whom will each receive a separate award. Both PIs must be faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver obtained prior to the pre-application submission)
Purpose: The intent of the Breakthrough Award is to support promising research that has high potential to lead to or make breakthroughs in breast cancer.
Funding level 3: Advanced translational studies that have potential for near-term clinical investigation. Small-scale clinical trials may apply.
Timeline:
CE faculty must submit their CE faculty PI waiver requests >> to their RPMs preferably 2 weeks prior to the pre-application deadline
Pre-application (required): September 18, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Dec. 11, 2015
Full proposal: Dec. 21, 2015, 11:59pm ET, via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/bcrp.shtml


**RFP reissued**

Breakthrough Award Levels 1 and 2
Purpose: The intent of the Breakthrough Award is to support promising research that has high potential to lead to or make breakthroughs in breast cancer.
Funding level descriptions:
Funding Level 1: Innovative, high-risk/high-reward research that is in the earliest stages of idea development. Research with potential to yield new avenues of investigation. Proof of concept. No preliminary data required.
Funding Level 2: Research that is already supported by preliminary data and has potential to make significant advancements toward clinical translation. Demonstration of efficacy in in vivo models, as applicable.
Eligibility: Faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty waiver obtained prior to the pre-application); Instructors* and Postdoctoral Fellows*
Career Development PI waiver: Instructors* and Postdoctoral Fellows* will need to submit and obtain approval for career development PI waivers >> through their RPMs in RMG in prior to submitting a pre-application/letter of intent. Please complete the mentorship statement provided by the sponsor.
Stanford eligibility clarification for this RFP: The eligibility guidelines indicate "Investigators at all academic levels (or equivalent) are eligible to submit an application." and Postdoctoral fellows are eligible to submit and are encouraged to apply. Because the RFP is considered a mentored career development grant for postdoctoral fellows, our Dean's Office has confirmed this can also be considered mentored career development grant for Instructors as well.
Academic staff-researc (Research associates, senior research scholars) are not eligible.
Partnering PI Option: The Breakthrough Award encourages applications that include meaningful and productive collaborations between investigators. The Partnering PI Option is structured to accommodate two PIs, called the Initiating PI and the Partnering PI, each of whom will receive a separate award.
Amount of funding
Funding level 1: maximum of $375,000 direct costs plus indirects over 3 years
Funding level 1 with Partnering PI Option: combined for the two PIs: maximum of $600,000 direct costs plus indirects over 3 years
Funding level 2: maximum of $750,000 direct costs plus indirects over 3 years.
Funding level 2 with Partnering PI Option: combined for the two PIs: maximum of $1 million direct costs plus indirects over 3 years
Timeline:
All PIs are encouraged to contact their RPMs asap to let them know of their intent to apply for this RFP.
**Postdoctoral fellows and Instructors-please submit your Career Development PI waiver request >> and CE faculty submit your CE faculty PI waiver request >> to your RPM preferably 2 weeks prior to the LOI/pre-application deadline.
Pre-application [letter of intent] (required) deadline: Nov. 18, 2015, 5pm ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Nov. 23, 2015
Full proposal: Dec. 2, 2015, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/bcrp.shtml

 

 

DoD Gulf War Illness Research Program


Award mechanisms


Gulf War Illness Research Program
New Investigator Award

Maximum funding of $500,000 for direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 3 years
Eligibility-categories
Applicants can apply for one of three categories:
Transitioning Postdoctoral Fellows: Current registered senior postdoctoral fellows who have completed at least 3 years of postdoctoral training
Early-Career Investigators: Stanford eligibility clarification: assist. prof. w/ PI eligibility and CE assist. prof.* who are within 5 years of their last training position. Instructors and Research Associates are not eligible because their positions here at Stanford are not considered independent positions.
New GWI Researchers: Stanford eligibility clarification: established faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty* who have received less than $300,000 in federally-funded, non-mentored funding for GWI research. Instructors and Research Associates are not eligible because their positions here at Stanford are not considered independent positions.
Purpose: Supports investigators in the early stage and established investigators new to the field of GWI research
Timeline:
All PIs are encouraged to contact their RPMs asap to let them know of their intent to apply for this RFP.
*Postdoctoral fellows and Instructors-please submit your Career Development PI waiver request >> and CE faculty submit your CE faculty PI waiver request >> to your RPM preferably 2 weeks prior to the LOI/pre-application deadline.
Pre-application (required) deadline: Oct. 15, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline: Oct. 22, 2015
Full proposal: Oct. 29, 2015, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
Please note Stanford eligibility clarification above before reviewing the guidelines.
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/gwirp.shtml

 

 


Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program

Orthopaedic Care and Rehabilation Consortium
Amount of funding: maximum of $18 million total costs (includes indirect costs) over 5 years
Eligibility: The Coordinating Center PI must be an independent investigator at or above the level of Associate Professor (or equivalent) at an eligible organization.
Stanford Associate Professors and above with PI eligibility.
Purpose: A single $18 million award will be made to support the FY15 PRORP Orthopaedic Care and Rehabilitation Consortium. This award will be made to the Coordinating Center applicant that is selected for funding. The Coordinating Center will provide funding support to the Clinical Study Sites through the appropriate subaward or other instrument. The PI for the Coordinating Center application must be at the level of Associate Professor with PI eligibility and above. The Coordinating Center can also be one of the clinical sites.
The PRORP OCRCA mechanism is being offered for the first time in FY15. The PRORP OCRCA is intended to support the establishment of a Consortium that consists of multiple organizations and individuals collaboratively working on clinical studies that are focused on improving both acute care treatment outcomes and functional, long-term rehabilitation outcomes of severe musculoskeletal injuries commonly associated with military combat or combat-related activities.
The Government anticipates that applicants will assemble an expert team from multiple institutions, including, but not limited to, academia, MTFs, other Government agencies, clinical research institutions, industry partners, and not-for-profit enterprises to satisfy the objectives of this Program Announcement/Funding Opportunity.
Timeline:
Pre-application/letter of intent (required): Nov. 5, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Dec. 1, 2015
Full proposal: Dec. 8, 2015, 11:59pm ET, via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prorp.shtml

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reconstructive Transplant Research Program

 

Reconstructive Transplant Research Program
Concept Award

Amount of funding: maximum of $150,000 direct costs (plus indirect costs) over 1 years
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver prior to the pre-application submission)
Instructors and Research associates are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent positions.
Purpose: to support the exploration of a highly innovative new concept or untested theory that addresses an important problem relevant to RT. The Concept Award is not intended to support a logical progression of an already established research project but, instead, supports high-risk studies that have the potential to reveal entirely new avenues for investigation.
Presentation of preliminary data is not allowed. However, a rationale for the proposed work must be provided. Reviewers at both tiers of review will be blinded to the identity of the Principal Investigator (PI), collaborators, and their organizations.
Timeline:
CE faculty submit your CE faculty PI waiver request >> to your RPM preferably 2 weeks prior to the LOI/pre-application deadline.
Pre-application (required): Sept. 16, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Oct. 7, 2015
Full proposal: Oct. 14, 2015, 11:59pm ET, via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/rtrp.shtml


Reconstructive Transplant Research Program
Idea Discovery Award

Amount of funding: maximum of $450,000 total costs (direct costs plus indirect costs) over 2 years
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver prior to the pre-application submission)
Instructors and Research associates are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent positions.
Purpose: to support innovative, untested, high-risk/potentially high-reward concepts, theories, paradigms, and/or methods relevant to RT. Studies supported by this award are expected to develop robust data that will lay the groundwork for future avenues of scientific investigation. The proposed research project should include a well-formulated, testable hypothesis based on strong scientific rationale and study design.
Inclusion of preliminary data is encouraged.
Timeline:
CE faculty submit your CE faculty PI waiver request >> to your RPM preferably 2 weeks prior to the LOI/pre-application deadline.
Pre-application (required): Sept. 16, 2015, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Oct. 7, 2015
Full proposal: Oct. 14, 2015, 11:59pm ET, via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/rtrp.shtml




NIH Resources

NIH Funding Opportunity Search Tool
Use the "Search the NIH Guide" box at the top of this NIH webpage to search for current funding opportunity announcements.

NIH Investigator-initiated research grants
Check this NIH webpage for unsolicited or investigator-intiated research (R) grants, institutional training (T) grants, and K grants.



NIH RePORTer search tool webpage >> for funded grants, fellowships


NIH K Career Development award resource webpage
K career development award program announcements, eligibility, etc.
Postdocs: see the K99/R00 & K22 awards (postdocs are required to take the K award grantsgov courses offered prior to each standard deadline)
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/nih_kawards.html


NIH NRSA F Series Individual Pre-doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowship Resource webpage
Contains program announcements, application support materials.
*Required* grantsgov computer labs will be offered prior to each standard deadline
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/nih_NRSA_F_awards.html


NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Programs
Clinical Researchers (LRP-CR)
Clinical Researchers from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (LRP-IDB)
Pediatric Research (LRP-PR)
Contraception and Infertility Research (LRP-CIR)
Health Disparities Research (LRP-HDR)
Eligible positions: for residents, postdoctoral fellows, medical fellows, basic life science staff/research associates, Instructors and assistant professors who meet the eligibility criteria
Deadline: Nov. 16, 2015
(see the RMG webpage below for special instructions)
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/nih_LRP.html



Important NIH Updates

New Biographical Sketch Format Required for NIH and AHRQ Grant Applications Submitted for Due Dates on or After May 25, 2015
NIH webpage with instructions, and samples:


NIH Public Access Policy and compliance (and how it impacts your funding)
RMG overview webpage


New NIH Policy on on Genomics Data Sharing
Institutional certification Genetic/Genomic Data Sharing: RMG Forms webpage




Quick Links to NIH websites


High Risk, High Reward Programs

 

NIH High Risk, High Reward
Seminar: July 16, 2015
Guest speaker: Dr. Ravi Basavappa, NIH Program Leader

Download presentation
PDF fle


NIH Director's Pioneer Award (DP1) (RFA-RM-13-006)
$2.5M total direct costs plus indirects over 5 years (7 awards to be made each fiscal year)
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility
Application Receipt Date(s): Oct. 9, 2015
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-13-006.html
Stanford recipients (1 in 2014; 1 in 2013; 2 in 2012; 1 in 2011) more >>

NIH Director's New Innovator Award Program (DP2) (RFA-RM-13-007)
$1.5M total direct costs plus indirects over 5 years (33 to be awarded each fiscal year)
Eligibility: assistant professors with PI eligibility who meet the NIH definition of early stage investigator (see the guidelines for details)
Application Receipt Date(s): October 16, 2015
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-13-007.html
Stanford recipients: (1 in 2014; 3 in 2013; 4 in 2012; 1 in 2011) more >>

NIH Transformative Research Awards (R01) (RFA-RM-15-005)
NIH Roadmap Initiatives

The NIH is committing up to $15 million in FY2016 for this RFA.
Amount of funding: application budgets are not limited but need to reflect the actual needs of the project. Term: up to 5 years.
Purpose: to provide funding for individual scientists or groups of scientists proposing groundbreaking, exceptionally innovative, original and/or unconventional research with the potential to create new scientific paradigms, establish entirely new and improved clinical approaches, or develop transformative technologies. Little or no preliminary date are expected. Projects must clearly demonstrate the potential to produce a major impact in a broad area of biomedical or behavioral research.
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver)
Application Receipt Date(s): October 9, 2015
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-15-005.html
Stanford recipients: 2 (through PAVIR) for RFA-RM-12-017; 3 for the RFA-RM-11-006, 2 for RFA-RM-10-010; 2 for RFA-RM-09-022; 4 for RFA-RM-08-029 Recipient webpage >>


NIH Early Independence Award (EIA)
Limited to 2 applicants per year**
$1.25 million
For institutions to appoint and support exceptional, early career scientists directly following the completion of their Ph.D. (or equivalent) or, for clinical candidates, the completion of their medical residence, into an independent academic research position (an Instructor appointment, not a Clinical Instructor appointment, here at Stanford), thereby omitting the traditional post-doctoral training period from their career path.
**The internal selection process will be announced this Fall.
To view the 2014 internal selection process and program information, please see this webpage:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/nih_early_independence.html
Stanford recipients: 3 (includes one from PAVIR) 2014 >>; 2 in 2012 >>; 1 in 2011 >>*
2011 was the inaugural year for this program.

Other programs

NINDS Research Program Award (RPA) RFA-NS-16-001
$750,000 direct costs plus indirects per year x 5 years (with the possibility of a 3-year extension) The purpose of the NINDS Research Program Award (RPA) is to provide longer-term support and increased flexibility to investigators whose outstanding records of research achievement demonstrate their ability to make major contributions to neuroscience.
This greater funding stability will provide investigators increased freedom to embark upon research that breaks new ground or extends previous discoveries in new directions
Eligibility to apply through this FOA is limited to investigators who currently have at least one active NINDS R01 or R01 equivalent grant (defined here as R01, R37, DP1, or DP2 awards) due to expire in FY16 or FY17. Applicants must also have received continuous R01 or R01 equivalent grant support from NINDS for at least the past 5 years .
Deadline: Oct. 6, 2015
AIDS-related deadline: Jan. 7, 2016
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-16-001.html

 

NIH NIDA Avenir Award Program for Genetics or Epigenetics of Substance Abuse (DP1) (RFA-DA-16-007)
National Institute on Drug Abuse
$1.5M total direct costs plus indirects over 5 years (3-4 awards to be made)
Eligibility: assist. prof. with PI eligibility who meet the NIH definition of Early Stage Investigator (see the guidelines)
Application Receipt Date(s): Oct. 20, 2015
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-16-007.html



NIDA Avenir Award Program for Research on Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS (DP2) (RFA-DA-15-007)

$1.5M total direct costs plus indirects over 5 years (2-3 to be awarded)
Eligibility: assist. prof. with PI eligibility who meet the NIH definition of Early Stage Investigator (see the guidelines)
National Institute on Drug Abuse
Application Receipt Date(s): Nov. 12, 2015
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-15-007.html



Type 1 Diabetes Pathfinder Award (DP2) (RFA-DK-15-030)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Amount of funding: $300,000 direct costs plus indirects per year for up to 5 years ($1.5M total direct costs) (4 awards to be made)
Eligibility: assistant professors with PI eligibility. Applicants must meet the definition of an Early Stage Investigator (ESI). An ESI is a new investigator (defined as a PD/PI who has not completed successfully for a significant NIH independent research award) who is within 10 years of completing his/her terminal research degree or is within 10 years of completing medical residency (or the equivalent).
Application Receipt Date(s): February 17, 2016
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-15-030.html

CIRM: California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

CIRM Home page  more>>

Search CIRM-funded projects >>

 

Federal Agency Funding Resources

Grants.Gov Funding Opportunity Search more>>


Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Funding Opportunities


DARPA Programs

Current Funding Opportunities
Defense Sciences Office (DSO)
Information Processing Techniques Office (IPTO)
Microsystems Technology Office (MTO)
Strategic Technology Office (STO)
Tactical Technology Office (TTO)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Funding opportunities


Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA):
Current funding opportunities »


NASA
[includes National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI)]
Open solicitations


Office of Naval Research

Contracts & Grants — Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs)

U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity (USAMRAA) 
Program Announcement webpage



Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

HHMI International Student Research Fellowships
The internal selection process was completed in Nov. 2014.


HHMI Medical Fellows Program
Overview: more >>

Spend a year—or a summer—conducting full-time basic, translational, or applied biomedical research.
The Year-Long Program gives you the flexibility to select your mentor and project from laboratories throughout the United States, including those of HHMI investigators and early career scientists, or be matched with a mentor at HHMI's Janelia Farm Research Campus near Washington, D.C.
See guidelines for eligibility
Deadline:
more >>
The Summer Program offers you exceptional research training in the laboratory of an HHMI investigator, early career scientist, or a Janelia Farm researcher
See the guidelines for eligibility
Deadline: Feb. TBA
more >>
Before you finalize your plans for medical residency or postgraduate training, take some time to experience the excitement and intellectual rewards of biomedical research. Your experience could make an impact in medicine and your future career.



Information on HHMI Programs not currently offering funding opportunities:
Science Education Grants » for Institutions (note: an internal selection process will be required when these are announced)
Research Grants for Individuals »
Scientific competitons webpage>>

Stanford Resources


Center Grants Coordinator

Pam Jahnke, Office of the Vice Provost and Dean of Research, more >>


DoResearch website (Research policies, procedures, funding) more >>

Foundation Relations and Funding:
Please see specific requests for foundation funding on the calendar webpage
Clearance for Restricted Foundations: see list of foundations which require central university Foundation Relation approval) more >>

School of Medicine Medical Center Development Office is available to assist School of Medicine faculty with a review and editing of your proposal. This office facilitates mutually beneficial relationships between faculty and private and philanthropic organizations.   Please contact Joy Morimoto at 650-736-9749, joym@stanford.edu >> or Michelle Heeseman at 650-736-8968, Heeseman@stanford.edu >>, for assistance.

Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health.
For assistance with proposals in children’s health research, please contact Ann Rose at ann.rose@lpfch.org >> 650-497-8444 or Kate Levin at Kate.Levin@lpfch.org >>, 650-724-2783 in Foundation Relations.


Office of International Affairs (considerations and regulations associated with international research or travel) more >>

School of Medicine Research Administrative resources (RMG webpage) more >>

Shared Facility/Service Center Resource
Bruce Koch, Senior Director, Discovery and Technological Service Centers, Office of the Senior Associate Dean for Research at bruce.koch@stanford.edu >>.
School of Medicine Spectrum webpage "Enabling Technologies" (includes links to shared facilities) more >>
School of Medicine Service Centers links more >>
DoResearch Shared Facility webpage more >>


The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL, formerly VPOL)
Resources for faculty
Note: VPOL also works with faculty to make proposals to funding agencies more competitive by leveraging Stanford’s leadership in online teaching and learning to better achieve broader impacts objectives. Faculty can utilize our capabilities to create and deliver online materials and courseware to more effectively disseminate knowledge; building greater awareness of research and building communities around research areas and researchers. Resources:
Instructional design
Media production
Platforms
Stanford online




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