RESEARCH BULLETIN: 30 JUNE 2017

EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

 

The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD): Pilot Grants

Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) Request for Proposals: Broad spectrum antivirals against RNA viruses which block cellular entry

Brain and Behavior Research Foundation: NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grant

National MS Society (US based): Research Grants

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation: Research Grants

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP): Funding Opportunities

The National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG): Funding Opportunities

Grand Challenges Canada: Stars in Global Health (Round 9)

Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration: Ontario Bridge Training Program

American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA): Discovery Grant

 

The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD): Pilot Grants

AFTD supports scientists at various stages of their careers engaged in research to advance our understanding of FTD biology and basic disease mechanisms, identify novel approaches to diagnosis and treatment, and develop assistive technologies that support patients in carrying out the activities of daily living.

Pilot grants provide seed funding to support innovative or exploratory projects in critical research areas as a basis for future research.

AMOUNT: $60,000
NOTE: The 2017 Pilot Grant RFP will be available on July 1, 2017.
FULL DETAILS: Click here


Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research (CIMVHR) Request for Proposals: Broad spectrum antivirals against RNA viruses which block cellular entry

CIMVHR has entered into partnership with the Government of Canada to procure research and development services related to the mental, social and physical wellbeing of active military members, veterans and their families. Specifically, they are looking for a researcher to perform a proof-of-concept study to determine whether polygallate based small molecule drugs are effective as broad spectrum antiviral agents to mitigate the effects of biothreat agents or emerging infectious diseases on the health of Canada's Armed Forces.

AMOUNT: TBD
NOTICE OF INTEREST DEADLINE: July 18, 2017
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Brain and Behavior Research Foundation: NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grant

The NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grant provides support for experienced investigators (full professor or equivalent) conducting neurobiological and behavioural research. Areas of particular interest include patient populations with unique or unusual characteristics and central nervous system developments.

AMOUNT: $100,000 for one year.
DEADLINE: July 19, 2017
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National MS Society (US based): Research Grants

The Society welcomes investigator-initiated applications for support of studies with high relevance to multiple sclerosis and the Society's research priorities. The Society supports fundamental as well as applied studies, non-clinical or clinical in nature, including projects in patient management, care and rehabilitation.

AMOUNT: Not specified.
PRE-APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 26, 2017 by 5:00 pm EST.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 2, 2017 by 5:00 pm EST.
FULL DETAILS: Click here


The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation: Research Grants

The Foundation welcomes proposals from any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Questions that interest the Foundation concern violence and aggression in relation to social change, intergroup conflict, war, terrorism, crime, and family relationships, among other subjects.

AMOUNT: Between $15,000 to $40,000 per year for periods of one or two years.
DEADLINE: August 1, 2017
FULL DETAILS: http://www.hfg.org/rg/guidelines.htm


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP): Funding Opportunities

Focus Grants: AFSP is seeking innovative, high-risk, potentially high-yield projects that focus on a specific area of suicide prevention.
AMOUNT: Up to $500,000 per year for up to three years.
LOI DEADLINE: August 1, 2017

Linked to Standard Research Innovation Grants: For investigators at any level performing research involving two or more unique sites with each site contributing unique expertise, as well as data collection.
AMOUNT: $300,000 over two years.
LOI DEADLINE: September 15, 2017

Distinguished Investigator Grant: For investigators at the level of associate professor or higher with an established record of research and publication on suicide.
AMOUNT: $125,000 over two years.
DEADLINE: November 15, 2017

Standard Research Innovation Grants: For individual investigators at any level.
AMOUNT: Up to $100,000 over two years.
DEADLINE: November 15, 2017

Pilot Innovation Grants: For investigators at any level, these grans provide seed funding for new projects that have the potential to lead to larger investigations.
AMOUNT: Up to $30,000 for up to two years.
DEADLINE: November 15, 2017

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The National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG): Funding Opportunities

NCRG has announced the availability of research grants for the study of gambling disorder in 2017. NCRG welcomes applications from investigators in psychology, psychiatry, epidemiology, public health, sociology, economics, neuroeconomics, neuroscience and other relevant disciplines.

Seed Grants: These grants provide support for a variety of research activities, such as pilot and feasibility studies, secondary analysis of existing data, small research projects, development of research methodology, development of new research technology
AMOUNT: Up to $30,000 for one year.
DEADLINE: August 1, 2017

Large Grants: These grants support two-year projects.
AMOUNT: Up to $75,000 per year.
DEADLINE: September 1, 2017

FULL DETAILS: Click here


Grand Challenges Canada: Stars in Global Health (Round 9)

Grand Challenges Canada (GCC) is seeking bold ideas for products, services and implementation models that could transform how persistent challenges in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health are addressed in low-and middle-income countries.

Of particular interest to GCC are innovations to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health in humanitarian contexts, notably among internally displaced and refugee populations, as well as innovations that improve the sexual and reproductive health and rights of women and girls, so that they are empowered and have greater influence over their lives and futures.

AMOUNT: $100,000
DEADLINE: August 3, 2017 at 3:00 PM EST
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Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration: Ontario Bridge Training Program

The Ontario Bridge Training Program (OBTP) supports the transition of skilled immigrants into Ontario's labour market at a level commensurate with their skills and experience. The OBTP funds programs that help prepare participants to complete licensure/certification processes for regulated professions, obtain employment in regulated or high-skill non-regulated occupations, transition their skills to alternative careers, and improve economic integration by working on a system-wide basis.

  • Eligible organizations may apply for funding to one of the following categories:
  • Pilot Funding for New Ontario Bridge Training Projects - Getting a License and Getting a Job
  • Pilot Funding for New Ontario Bridge Training Projects - Changing the System
  • Pilot Funding for New Ontario Bridge Training Projects - Francophone Bilingual Employment

AMOUNT: Not specified
DEADLINE: 4:00 pm on Thursday, August 3, 2017
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American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA): Discovery Grant

ABTA supports investigators conducting high-risk/high-impact research deemed to have the potential to change current diagnostic or treatment paradigms.

AMOUNT: $50,000
LOI DEADLINE: Middle of October
INVITED APPLICATION DEADLINE: Mid/Late January
FULL DETAILS: Click here