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Foundation Grants and Awards Calendar

Contact: Margaret Sobczak, Director for Corporate and Foundation Giving, at 955-4739 or

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 04/14/2014



Foundation Grant or Award




April 15, 2014 Deadline for LOI Whitehall Foundation

Area: neurobiology

Amount:$30,000 to $75,000 per year

Description: The overall goal of the research should be to help understand behavioral output or the brain mechanisms of behavior

Eligibility: See web site



June 3, 2014 Deadline for LOI Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Quest for Cures grant program

Area: blood cancers

Amount: $200,000 to $400,000 over 2 years

Description: see web site

Eligibility: see weib site



June 6, 2014

The Children's Heart Foundation


Area: congential heart defects

Amount: $100,000

Description: supports clinical and basic research in congential heart disease

Eligibility: See web site



June 30, 2014


Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation


Area: diabetes research

Amount: $50,000

Description: research

Eligibility: See web site



October 1, 2014

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards for Medical Scientists

Area: career award for physician scientists

Amount: $700,000 over 5 years

Description: RFP not yet available

Eligibility: See web site when RFP is available

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