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:

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 04/13/2015

Deadline Foundation Grant or Award -Link- Description Status

April 30, 2015

LOI deadline

Dr. Jeffrey Thomas Stroke Shield Foundation


Area: stroke research

Amount: $25,000

Description:  Funds projects addressing the full range of stroke research from basic science to awareness projects

Eligibility: See web site for eligibility guidelines


June 5, 2015

LOI deadline

American Thoracic Society Foundation

Area: pulmonary, critical care, sleep medicine

Amount: $40,000

Description:  Accepts applications in basic research, patient-oriented research, and public health

Eligibility: For new investigators; see web site for eligibility guidelines



July 28, 2015

HHMI Faculty Scholars Program

Area: award for promising early career scientists

Amount: $100,000 to $400,000

Description:  Award for early careeer scientists with exceptional vision and potential for unique contributions

Eligibility: See web site for eligibility guidelines



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