Emory Internal Research Funding

There are a variety of funding opportunities available through Emory or Emory-affiliated programs. Please review the complete list below.

If you have questions regarding any of the grants, please contact DOMResearch@emory.edu

Bridge Funding Programs

Emory Department of Medicine investigators may request bridge funding from the Emory Medicine Bridge Funding Program and the Emory Medicine Catalyst and Seed Funding Program by following the steps outlined in this internal process document.


Submissions are due to the Emory Department of Medicine Office of Research (domresearch@emory.edu) on or before April 1 or December 1.

Crowd Funding

Momentum is the official crowdfunding platform of Emory University, featuring opportunities to support a range of Emory’s unique and diverse research projects, student initiatives, and campus activities where your gifts of any size can make a tremendous impact.

Raising funds for targeted projects through Momentum provides Emory the ongoing resources that are crucial to its growth and success as a world-class institution. Your donation of any size touches lives every day and supports academics, research, patient care, scholarship, and service to others. Your generosity makes this extraordinary work possible across the disciplines.

University Research Committee

URC grants - maximum award: $30,000; applications welcome from all regular, full-time Emory faculty

Collaborative grant with GA CTSA - must include significant (if not complete) focus on patient-oriented research

Georgia Clinical and Translational Science Alliance (GA CTSA)

Pilot funding through 

Educational funding: RETCD (Research Education, Training, and Career Development) - offers limited funding to accepted members of its programs

KL2 Clinical Research Career Development Program - Annual - due in spring of each year

Regenerative Engineering & Medicine (Emory and Georgia Tech)

Innovative Research Grants - intended to fund projects at earlier stages of development

Strategic Priority Grants - intended for developed projects that are supported by preliminary data

Emory Medical Care Foundation

The Emory Medical Care Foundation awards up to six grants a year, for a maximun of $30,000/award to support research by Emory faculty who are based at least 50% of their time at Grady. 

Proposals are due February 1, June 1 and October 1 of each year.

Emory School of Medicine

Large Program Project Support - for Program Directors who are committed to the submission of a large program grant application within 12 months following the Preparation Award

Request for Institutional Matching Funds - for large interdisciplinary grants