External Research Funding

There are various external funding opportunities available for researchers who are interested in obtaining funding for their research.  The funding opportunities outlined below were chosen because of their relevance to Emory Department of Medicine Researchers.  Please review the list below for grants and deadlines.
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Funding Opportunities

Atlanta VA Medical Center

CDA-2 and Merit Awards

Current VA employees can access information about VA funding through the VA website.

Download Slides on VA Funding Mechanisms (PDF)

Please contact Tony Laracuente if you are interested in more information about VA funding.

NOTE: Emory Department of Medicine Office of Research offers a Career Development Award Initiative that can help you transition from a CDA to Merit funding.

Funding Opportunities with Upcoming Deadlines

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Deadline Funding Agency

Title of Award

July 30 AHA

 Council on Peripheral Vascular Disease Fellowship

July 30 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

Innovative Grants Program

July 31 (internal deadline) NIHLBI/NIMH/NINR

Career Development Program in Emergency Care Research (K12)

July 31 Collins Medical Trust

New Funding Opportunities

May 1, August 1 The Retirement Research Foundation (RRF)

Responsive Grants

August 2 Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute (ACTSI)

Drug Discovery & Development Pilot Award

August 2 (for LOIs) NIH/NIMH/NINDS

The Role of Exosomes in HIV Neuropathogenesis (R01/R21 available) 

August 3 Rheumatology Research Foundation (RRF)

Amgen Fellowship Training Awards

August 3 Rheumatology Research Foundation (RRF)

Scientist Development Award

August 3 (for LOI) Greenwall Foundation

Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas program

May 5,  August 4 (for LOIs) William T. Grant Foundation

Research Grants

August 5 Burroughs Wellcome Awards

Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS)

August 6 AHA

Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS) Minority Travel Grant

August 7 (for LOI-30 days prior to application due date) NIH/NIMH

Research Education Mentoring Program for HIV/AIDS Researchers (R25)

August 9 (for LOI) NIH/NIGMS Maximizing Investigators' Research Award for New and Early Stage Investigators (MIRA) (R35)
August 10 (for full proposal) UGA/Emory/GA Tech Regenerative Engineering & Medicine Collaborative Seed Grant Program
August 14 (for LOI) NIH/NIMH Developmental AIDS Research Center on Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (P30)

August 15 (for LOI)

NIH

CTSA Network – Trial Innovation Centers (TICs) (U24)

August 17 (for LOI)

NIH/NIAID

Partnerships for the Development of Host-Targeted Therapeutics to Limit Antibacterial Resistance (R01)

August 25 Department of Defense (DoD)

Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCR):  Idea Award with Special Focus and Career Development Award

August 25 CDC/HHS

Evaluation of STD Programs Deploying Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) to Improve HIV Outcomes

August 25 CDC/HHS

Connecting Latino and African American Males to Sexual Health Services

August 25 (SOM Internal) NIH/NIA

Claude D. Pepper Older American Independence Centers (OAIC) P30

August 27  NIH

 Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program (Si2/R00)

August 27 Healthcare Georgia Foundation: Direct Services Grant Program
August 30 (for LOI) NIH/NIAID Partnerships for the Development of Novel Assays to Predict Vaccine Efficacy (R01)
August 31 Baxter Healthcare Corporation Bioscience Investigator-Initiated Grants
August 31 (for LOI) AHA Winter 2015 Strategically Focused Research Network
September 1 (for LOI) NIH Development Measures of Fatigability in Older Adults (R21)
September 2 (for LOI) NIH/NIAID Asthma & Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Centers (U19)
September 3 (SOM Internal) NIH/NIEHS

Nanomaterials Health Implications Research (NHIR): Comprehensive Evaluation of Interactions between Engineered Nanomaterials and Biological System (U01)

September 7 (for LOI) NIH/NIA

Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Subspecialists’ Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) (R03)

September 7 NIH/NIDA

AIDS-Science Track Award for Research Transition (R03)

 September 8 (for LOI)  Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF)

 Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT) for Alzheimer's Disease

 September 8  NIH/CDC/FDA/ACF

 Grant Funding for Small Businesses

September 9 (for LOI) NIH

Transformative Research Awards (R01)

September 10 Department of Defense (DoD)

Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCR):  Translational Team Science Award

September 15 (for LOI) NIH/NIDDK A Community Research Resource of Microbiome-Derived Factors Modulating Host Physiology in Obesity, Digestive and Liver Diseases, and Nutrition (R24)
September 15 (for LOI) NIH/NIDDK Exploratory Studies for Delineating Microbiome: Host Interactions in Obesity, Digestive and Liver Diseases and Nutrition (R21)
September 15(for LOI) NIH Novel and Innovative Tools to Facilitate Identification, Tracking, manipulation, and Analysis of Glycans and their Functions (R21)
September 17 NIH/NIA Aging Research to Address Health Disparities (Admin Supp)
September 21 (for LOI) NIH/NIA Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (OAICs) (P30)
 September 22 (for full proposal)  NSF Advances in Biological Informatics (ABI)
September 22 (for LOI) NIH/NHLBI Collaborative Projects to Accelerate Research in Organ Fibrosis (R01)
September 25 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality New Large Research Demonstration Projects (R18)
September 29 Department of Defense (DoD)

Multiple Sclerosis Research Program (MSRP): Investigator-Initiated Research Award and Pilot Clinical Trial Award

September 30 Chicago Community Trust

Searle Scholars Program

October 1 American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)

The Stanley J. Dudrick Research Scholar Award

October 7 (for JCDA and NIA GEMSSTAR R03) American Geriatric Society

Jahnigen Career Development Awards (JCDA) Program

October 12 Pulmonary Hypertension Association/NHLBI

Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23)

October 15 NIH

Administrative Supplements for Research on Dietary Supplements (Admin Supp)

October 17 NIH/NIDDK

Interdisciplinary Training in Bioinformatics and Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolic Disease (T32)

October 18 (for LOI) NIH

Translational Research to Improve Outcomes in Kidney Diseases (R18)

October 22 Department of Defense (DoD)

Peer Reviewed Medical Clinical Trial Award

October 23 (for LOI) NIH/NIDDK

Centers for Diabetes Translation Research (P30)

October 28 (for pre-proposal) Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF)

Therapeutic Pipeline Program

 October 31  PFF

 Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Grant

 Pre-application due November 15 (not mandatory)

March 11, 2016

 NIH

 Oportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (U01)

November 16 NIH

Extramural Loan Repayment Programs

December 1 American Kidney Fund (AKF)

Clinical Scientist in Nephrology (CSN) Program

December 11 American College of Gastroenterology

2016 Clinical Research Awards

December 15 (for LOI) NIH/NIHMD

Behavioral Interventions to Prevent HIV in Diverse Adolescent Men Who Have Sex with Men (U01)

December 31 National Blood Foundation (NBF)

Scientific Research Grants Program

January 6, 2016 NASA

Translational Research Institute

January 17, 2016 (for LOI) NIH/NIAID/NIDDK

Mechanisms Underlying the Contribution of Type 1 Diabetes Risk-Associated Variants (DP3)

January 17, 2016 (for LOI) NIH/NIAID/NIDDK

Type 1 Diabetes Pathfinder Award (DP2)

May 31, 2016 Department of Homeland Security

National Collaborative for Bio-Preparedness (NCB-P)

September 30, 2016 Department of Defense HIV/AIDS Prevention Program (DHAPP)

Military Specific HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care, and Treatment Program for PEPFAR (President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief) Funded Countries 

 Waiting for new publication  NSF

 Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program (I/UCRC)

Grants with Annual, Rolling Submissions

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OSP (INTERNAL DEADLINE)

Faculty Scholars Program
Greenwall Foundation
Contact OSP for internal deadline

ANNUAL DUE DATES

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American Thoracic Society
Various Annual Dates

Grants-in-Aid Research Program
Sigma XI
March 15, October 15 Annual

Greater Southeast Affiliate Postdoctoral Fellowship
AHA
July Annual

GEMSSTAR: Grants for Early Medical / Surgical Specialists' Transition to Aging Research
NIH/NIA
October Annual

Ellison Medical Foundation / AFAR Postdoctoral Fellows in Aging Research Program
AFAR & EMF
October Annual

Paul Beeson Patient-oriented Research Career Development Award in Aging (K23)
Paul Beeson Clinical Scientist Development Award in Aging (K08)

Paul Beeson
October Annual

Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Research, Health Disparities Research, and Clinical Research for Individuals for Disadvantaged Backgrounds
NIH
November 15 Annual

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American Lung Association
November Annual

CFF/NIH-Unfunded Grant Award
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
November Annual

Grand Challenges Explorations
Gates Foundation
Annual

VARIOUS / MULTIPLE DUE DATES

15 Various Funding Opportunities
Diabetic Complications Consortium (DiaComp)
Various Deadlines

Revision Applications for Research Using Aged Animal Models to Study Chronic Disorders of Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep (R01)
NIHLBI
Several deadlines through May 2016

Revisions to Add Biomedical Big Data Training to Active Institutional Training Grants (T32)
NIH
Several deadlines through July 2016

Biomedical Technology Research Resource (P41)
NIH
Several deadlines through 2016

Pre-application for a Biomedical Technology Research Resource (X02)
NIH
Several deadlines through 2016

Planning Grants for Pragmatic Research in Healthcare Settings to Improve Diabetes Prevention & Care (R34)
NIH
Several deadlines through 2016

NIAID Clinical Trial Grants:  Implementation Grant (R01); Planning Grant (R34)and Implementation Cooperative Agreement (U01)
NIH
Several deadlines through 2016

Methods Development for Obtaining Comprehensive Genomic Information from Human Specimens that are Easy to Collect and Store (R43/R44)
NIH
Several deadlines through 2016

Clinical Observational (CO) Studies in Musculoskeletal, Rheumatic, and Skin Diseases (R01)
NIH/NIAMS
Several deadlines through November 2017

Supplements to Advance Research (STAR) from Projects to Programs (Admin Supp)
NIH/NIAMS
Several deadlines through November 2017

Training Program for Institutions that Promote Diversity (T32)
NIH/NHLBI
Several deadlines through 2017

Central Repositories Non-renewable Sample Access (X01)
NIH/NIDDK
Several through June 2017

Engagement Award: Knowledge, Training and Development, and Dissemination Awards
PCORI
January 2, April 1, July 1 (for LOIs)

Revision Applications for Research Using Aged Animal Models to Study Chronic Disorders of Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep (R01)
NIH/NHLBI
June 2, 2015, October 3, 2015 (for LOIs) -30 days prior to due dates of Nov. 3 & Feb. 3, Jul. 2, and Nov. 3, 2015

National Cancer Institute:  Revision Applications for Research on Metabolic Reprogramming to Improve Immunotherapy.  R01U01, and P01 available.
NIH
Bi-annually through September 2015

Summer Institute in Cardiovascular Genetic Epidemiology with a Focus on Cardiovascular and Other Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep Disorders
NIH/NHLBI
July-August

Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program
Department of Defense (DOD)
July-November

ROLLING SUBMISSION

Research Grants for Fellowship Position
Genzyme
Rolling Submission

Opportunity for Innovative Research & Collaboration with the Center for Health Discovery & Well Being (CHDWB)
Predictive Health Institute/Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI)
Rolling Submission

Mechanism for Time-sensitive Research Opportunities in Environmental Health Sciences (R21)
NIH
Rolling Submission

National Program Research Grants
Aetna Foundation
Rolling LOI

Request to Access Parkinson's Disease-Related Biospecimens (X01)
NIH/NINDS
Rolling Submission

Georgia Tech Starter (innovative research project)
Georgia Tech
No Deadline

CASIS Unsolicited Proposals
CASIS
No Deadline

Patient-Centered Coordinated Care Program
The Commonwealth Fund
Open Deadline

NIH Standard Due Date Opportunities

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Standard Due Dates apply to all of the following opportunities.


  • NIH/NIAAA:  Human Studies to Evaluate Promising Medications to Treat Alcohol Use Disorder (R21/R03/R01)











  • AHRQ: Understanding and Improving Diagnostic Safety in Ambulatory Care: Strategies and Interventions (R18) and Incidence and Contributing Factors (R01)





  • AHRQ Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Mentored Awards.  K01and K08 Awards available.







  • NIA: Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease in Older Adults:  R01R21R03

  • NIDA: Gene-Environment Interplay in Substance Abuse Disorders (R01R03R21)

  • NINR: Functional Wellness in HIV: Maximizing the Treatment Cascade (R21/R01)



  • Novel Biomarkers for the Development of HIV Incidence Assays with Improved Specificity (R01 and R21)







  • Advancing Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence.  R01 and R21 available.

  • Basic Research on HIV Persistence.  R01 and R21 available.

  • High Throughput Screening (HTS) to Discover Chemical Probes.  R01 and R21 available.






  • HIV Vaccine Vector-Host Interactions: Understanding the Biology and Immunology. R21 and R01 available.



  • NIAID, NCI, NIAAA, NIDDK, NIDA & NIMH:  Multidisciplinary Studies of HIV and Viral Hepatitis Co-infection.  R21 and R01 available.

  • Discovering New Therapeutic Uses for Existing Molecules:  UH3UH2/UH3, and X02 available.


  • Epidemiology and Prevention in Alcohol Research (R21R03R01 available)



  • Translational Research to Help Older Adults Maintain their Health and Independence in the Community.  R01 and R21 available.

  • Alcohol-Induced Effects on Tissue Injury and Repair.  R01 and R21 available.

  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Fellowships.  F31F31 DiversityF32, and F30 available.

  • Community Partnerships to Advance Research (CPAR).  R01R21, and R15 available.

  • Neuroimmune Mechanisms of Alcohol Related Disorders.  R01 and R21 available.

  • Improving Delivery of HIV Prevention and Treatment through Implementation Science and Translational Research.  R01 and R21 available.

  • Targeted Basic Behavioral and Social Science and Intervention Development for HIV Prevention and Care.  R01 and R21 available.

  • Strengthening Adherence to Antiretroviral-Based HIV Treatment and Prevention.  R01 and R21 available.

  • Alcohol-Induced Effects on Tissue Injury and Repair.  R01 and R21 available.

  • Accelerating Improvements in the HIV Care Continuum.  R01 and R21 available.

  • Advancing Structural Level Interventions through Enhanced Understanding of Social Determinants in HIV Prevention and Care.  R01 and R21 available.

  • Innovative Technologies and Assays in Support of HIV Cure Research (ITAS-Cure).  R43/R44 and R41/R42 available



  • Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children R21

  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Training Grants.  Parent T32 and Parent T35 available.

  • Functional Genetics, Epigenetics, and Non-coding RNAs in Substance Abuse.  R21 and R01 available.




  • Nutrition and Alcohol-related Health Outcomes.  R01R21 and R03 available.

  • Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care.  R01R21 and R03 available.






  • Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01 and R21 available)












  • Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) to Develop New Diagnostic, Monitoring and Therapeutics Technologies for the Complications of Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)



  • Synergizing Omic and Symptom Science.  R01 and R15 available.



  • Research to Characterize and Reduce Stigma to Improve Health.  R01R03and R21 available.


  • SBIR and STTR Funding Opportunities



  • Improvement of Animal Models and Development of Technologies for Stem Cell-Based Regenerative Medicine (SBIR).  R41/R42 and R43/R44 available.

  • Symptom Management in HIV-infected Individuals with Co-morbid Conditions - R01 and R21 available.

  • Innovative Measurement Tools for Community Engaged Research Efforts. R01 and R21 available.

  • Structural Interventions, Alcohol Use, and Risk of HIV/AIDS. R01 and R21 available.

  • Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01)

  • Exploratory/Developmental Clinical Research Grants in Obesity (R21)

  • Alcohol Abuse, Sleep Disorders and Circadian Rhythms (R21)

  • Large Research Projects for Prevention and Management of Healthcare-Associated Infections (R01)

  • Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Projects for Prevention and Management of Healthcare-Associated Infections (R18)

  • Secondary Analysis in Obesity, Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (R21)

  • Pilot and Feasibility Clinical Research Studies in Digestive Diseases and Nutrition (R21)

  • Exploratory/Developmental Clinical Research Grants in Obesity (R21)


  • Research on Alcohol and HIV/AIDS (R03)

  • Regional and International Differences in Health and Longevity at Older Ages (R03)

  • Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy (R01)

  • Development of Animal Models and Related Biological Materials for Research (R21)


  • Small Grants on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (R03)

  • Exploratory/Developmental Investigations on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (R21)

  • AHRQ Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Mentored Clinical Investigator Awards K01 and K08 available


  • Substance Use and Abuse, Risky Decision Making and HIV/AIDS R01R21 and R03 available

  • Innovative Research Methods: Prevention & Management of Symptoms in Chronic Illness (R01)

  • Harnessing Big Data to Halt HIV (R01)

  • The Health of Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (R15, R01, R03, R21)

  • Exploiting RNA as a Target for HIV Interventions (R21)

  • Multidisciplinary Studies of HIV/AIDS and Aging (R01, R03, and R21 available)

  • Research to Advance Vaccine Safety (R01, R21)

  • Pilot and Feasibility Clinical and Translational Research Studies in Digestive Diseases and Nutrition (R21)

Public Health Funding Opportunities

For Public Health faculty members who are interested in obtaining funding please visit the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) web.