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Foundation Grants and Awards Calendar

Contact: Margaret Sobczak, Director for Corporate and Foundation Giving, at 955-4739 or msobczak@mcw.edu.

This calendar identifies opportunities for funding from private foundations in the areas of basic biomedical research, translational research, medical education and health. Status refers to the application process:

Open - Open to all Medical College of Wisconsin investigators who meet eligibility requirements. Investigators must complete an internal application by the Medical College deadline where indicated.

Closed - No longer accepting applications

Internal application dates, RFA deadlines and program descriptions are subject to change. Please check back frequently to confirm information. In some cases, anticipated deadlines are used for planning purposes only until the RFA is available. Information may refer to previous year's RFA.

This page lists frequently applied for non-federal funding opportunities and other sources of private support that may be of interest to investigators. It is not intended to be comprehensive. Suggestions for adding funding opportunities to the list are welcome. 

Last Updated 07/15/2014

Deadline
 

 

Foundation Grant or Award

-Link-

Description

 

Status

 

July 23, 2014

(deadline for abstract)

 

 

Foundation for Women's Cancers

Area: research into women's cancers

Amount: varies by award

Description: Several opportunities are available for research grants in women's cancers -- mostly ovarian and endometrial cancer.

Eligibility: See web site for more details.

Open

 

 

September 1, 2014

 

 

Phrma Foundation - Pharmacology/Toxicology Research Starter Grant

Area: research starter grant in pharmacology/toxicology

Amount: $100,000 for one year

Description: Highest priority will be given to applications for research that attempts to integrate information on the mechanism of action of a drug or chemical at a molecular or cellular level with the drug's effects in the intact laboratory animal or human, encompassing the potential influences of biochemical, physiological or behavioral systems.

Eligibility: Applicants must be in a tenure track appointment for 3 years or less. See web site for more details.

Open
September 1, 2014 Phrma Foundation - Informatics Research Starter Grant

Area: research starter grant in informatics

Amount: $100,000 for one year

Description: Preference will be given to those individuals whose research combines the application of novel computational methods together with experimental validation.

Eligibility: Assistant professors; see web site for more details.

Open
September 2, 2014 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface

Area: advanced postdoctoral award

Amount: $500,000 over 5 years

Description: These awards are intended to foster the early career development of researchers who have transitioned or are transitioning from undergraduate and/or graduate work in the physical/mathematical/computational sciences or engineering into postdoctoral work in the biological sciences, and who are dedicated to pursuing a career in academic research.

Eligibility: See web site for details

Open

 

September 15, 2014

 

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships

Area: for promising early career scientists

Amount: $50,000

Description:  Candidates must hold a PhD in economics, computer science, chemistry, computational or evoluntionary biology, mathematics, neuroscience, ocean science, physics

Eligibility: See web site for eligibility guidelines

Open

 

September 20, 2014

Prostate Cancer Foundation

Global Treatment Sciences Challenge Award for Lethal Prostate Cancer

 

Area: prostate cancer

Amount: $1 million per team

Description:  Support for large scale team science research projects concerning lethal prostate cancer over 2 to 3 years. See RFA for more details.

Eligibility: See RFA for eligibility guidelines

Open

 

October 1, 2014

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards for Medical Scientists

Area: career award for physician scientists

Amount: $700,000 over 5 years

Description: For physician-scientists who are committed to an academic career; proposals must be in the area of basic biomedical, disease-oriented, or translational research. 

Eligibility: See web site for eligibility guidelines

Contact msobczak@mcw.edu for more information

 

 

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