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

March 27 (for LOI) AHRQ

Health Services Research Projects:  Making Health Care Safer in Ambulatory Care Settings and Long Term Care Facilities (R01)

March 30 (for LOI) Obesity Society

Early-Career Research Grants

March 31 (for LOI) Human Frontier Science Program

Research Grants

March 31 Lupus Foundation of America

Career Development Award

April (tba in future announcement) Department of Defense

Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs:

April 1 Emory+Children's Pediatric Research Center

Pediatric Research Center Pilot Grants

April 1, July 1 (for LOIs) Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Engagement Award: Knowledge, Training and Development, and Dissemination Awards

April 1 (30 days prior to due date) NIH

Mentored Career Development Award in Biomedical Big Data Science for Clinicians and Doctorally Prepared Scientists (K01)

April 7 NIAID/NIMH Targeting Persistent HIV Reservoirs (TaPHIR) (R21/R33)
April 14 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Awards for Eliminating Health Disparities
April 15 (for LOI) Whitehall Foundation Grants-in-Aid
April 20 (for LOI) NIH/NIGMS Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) (R35)
April 30 NIH/NIGMS

Availability of Administrative Supplements to NIGMS Predoctoral Training Grants (Admin Supp)

April 30 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Biological Technologies innovative Research Opportunity

May 1 Rheumatology Research Foundation

Medical Student Research Preceptorships

Medical Student Clinical Preceptorships

Health Professional Research Preceptorship

Ephraim P. Engleman Endowed Research Preceptorship/Resident Research Preceptorship

May 1, November 4 NIH/NIAMS

Supplements to Advance Research (STAR) from Projects to Programs (Admin Supp)

May 3 (for LOI) NIH

Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Advancing Biomedical Science Using Crowdsourcing and Interactive Digital Media (UH2)

May 5 Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Promoting Access to Guidelines-Based Care for People with Asthma

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

Research Grants

May 15 NIH

Administrative Supplements for Research on HIV/AIDS and Aging (Admin Supp)

May 18 (for LOI) NIDDK

Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30)

May 22 (for LOI) NIH

Phased Innovation Award for Exploratory Clinical Trials and Studies of Natural Products in NCCIH High Priority Research Topics (R21/R33)

May 27 (for pre-proposals) Michael J. Fox Foundation

Target Advancement Program:  Target Validation Pilot Awards; Target Optimization Awards; Priority Target Awards

June 1 Lupus Research Institute (LRI) New Research Grants for Novel Approaches to Lupus
June 5 American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Microbiome Junior Investigator Research Award
June 9 (for LOI) NIH/NIAID Systems Biology and Antibacterial Resistance (U01)
June 25 American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)

Gilead Sciences Research Scholar Award in Liver Disease

June 25 Lupus Research Institute (LRI)

2015 Distinguished Innovator Awards

June 30 (for LOI) NIH/NIDA

Advancing Exceptional Research on HIV/AIDS and Substance Abuse (R01)

April 1, July 1 (for LOIs) Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

Engagement Award: Knowledge, Training and Development, and Dissemination Awards

July 12-31
NHLBI

Summer Institute in Cardiovascular Genetic Epidemiology with a Focus on Cardiovascular and Other Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep Disorders

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

Research Grants

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

The Stanley J. Dudrick Research Scholar Award

Grants with Annual, Rolling Submissions or Standard Due Dates

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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

Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Researchers (LRP-CR)
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 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

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

STANDARD DUE DATES

Small Research Grant Program (R03)
AHRQ
Standard Dates apply

Health Services Research Projects (R01)
AHRQ
Standard Dates apply

Individual Awards for Postdoctoral Fellows
AHRQ
Standard Dates apply

AHRQ Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Mentored Awards.  K01and K08 Awards available.
AHRQ
Standard Dates apply

Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08)
AHRQ
Standard Dates apply

Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01)
CDC/NIOSH
Standard Dates apply

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR): Omnibus Solicitation (R41/R42); STTR (R41/R42); SBIR Direct to Phase II (R44); Nucleic Acid Terapeutics-SBIR (R41/R42)
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
Standard Dates apply

Investigations on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (R01)
NIH/NIAID
Standard Dates apply

Role of Exosomes in HIV Pathogenesis (R21)
NIH/NIAID/NIMH
Standard Dates apply

Research on Alcohol and HIV/AIDS (R01)
NIH/NIAAA
Standard Dates apply

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease in Older Adults:  R01  R21  R03
NIH/NIA
Standard Dates apply

Gene-Environment Interplay in Substance Abuse Disorders (R01, R03, R21)
NIH/NIDA
Standard Dates apply

Functional Wellness in HIV: Maximizing the Treatment Cascade (R21/R01)
NIH/NINR
Standard Dates apply

Bioengineering Research Grants (BRG) (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Advancing Translational and Clinical Probiotic/Prebiotic and Human Microbiome Research (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Novel Biomarkers for the Development of HIV Incidence Assays with Improved Specificity (R01 and R21)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

High Priority Immunology Grants (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Mechanistic Studies of Pain and Alcohol Dependence (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Resource Program Grants in Bioinformatics (P41)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Resource Program Grants in Bioinformatics (P41)
NIH
LOI due 30 days before application due date:  Standard Dates apply

Multidisciplinary Studies of HIV/AIDS and Aging (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

NIAID:  Career Transition Award (CTA) (K22)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Advancing Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence.  R01 and R21 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Basic Research on HIV Persistence.  R01 and R21 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

High Throughput Screening (HTS) to Discover Chemical Probes.  R01 and R21 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Discovery of in vivo Chemical Probes (R01)
NIH
LOI due 30 days prior to Standard Dates

International Research Collaboration on Alcohol and Alcoholism (U01)
NIH
LOI due 30 days prior to Standard Dates

Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

NK Cells to Induce Immunological Memory to Prevent HIV Infection (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

B Cell Help Immunology Program for AIDS Vaccine Strategies (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

HIV Vaccine Vector-Host Interactions: Understanding the Biology and Immunology. R21 and R01 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Translational Research to Improve Diabetes & Obesity Outcomes (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

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

Discovering New Therapeutic Uses for Existing Molecules:  UH3UH2/UH3, and X02 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Fc Receptor (FcR) and Antibody Effector Function in HIV Vaccine Discovery (R0I)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Epidemiology and Prevention in Alcohol Research (R21R03R01 available)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Clinical Trial Planning Grant for Interventions and Services to Improve Treatment and Prevention of HIV/AIDS (R34)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Advancing Patient Safety Implementation through Safe Medication Use Research (R18)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Translational Research to Help Older Adults Maintain their Health and Independence in the Community.  R01 and R21 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Alcohol-Induced Effects on Tissue Injury and Repair.  R01 and R21 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Fellowships.  F31F31 DiversityF32, and F30 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Community Partnerships to Advance Research (CPAR).  R01R21, and R15 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Neuroimmune Mechanisms of Alcohol Related Disorders.  R01 and R21 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Improving Delivery of HIV Prevention and Treatment through Implementation Science and Translational Research.  R01 and R21 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Targeted Basic Behavioral and Social Science and Intervention Development for HIV Prevention and Care.  R01 and R21 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Strengthening Adherence to Antiretroviral-Based HIV Treatment and Prevention.  R01 and R21 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Alcohol-Induced Effects on Tissue Injury and Repair.  R01 and R21 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Accelerating Improvements in the HIV Care Continuum.  R01 and R21 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Advancing Structural Level Interventions Through Enhanced Understanding of Social Determinants in HIV Prevention and Care.  R01 and R21 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

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

Eradication of HIV-1 from Central Nervous System Reservoirs (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

HIV Infection of the Central Nervous System (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children R21
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Training Grants.  Parent T32 and Parent T35 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Functional Genetics, Epigenetics, and Non-coding RNAs in Substance Abuse.  R21 and R01 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Seeding Collaborations for Translational Research to Discover and Develop New Therapies for Diseases and Conditions within NIDDK's Mission (Revisions) (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Advancing Patient Safety Implementation through Safe Medication Use Research (R18)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Exploratory and Developmental Grant to Improve Health Care Quality through Health Information Technology (IT) (R21)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Nutrition and Alcohol-related Health Outcomes.  R01R21 and R03 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care.  R01R21 and R03 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply 

Independent Scientist Award (Parent K02)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Sustained Release of Antivirals for Treatment and Prevention of HIV (SRATP) (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Translational Research to Improve Diabetes and Obesity Outcomes (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Small Research Grant Program (Parent R03)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males (R01 and R21 available)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Research Project Grant (Parent R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Exploratory/Development Research Grant Program (Parent R21)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (Parent K24)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Gut Microbiota-Derived Factors in the Integrated Physiology and Pathophysiiology of Diseases within NIDDK's Mission (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (Parent K23)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Centers for AIDS Research and Developmental Centers for AIDS Research (P30)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

The Role of Cytoskeleton in Cellular Aging (R21/R33)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

NLM Career Development Award in Biomedical Informatics (K01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

NINDS Exploratory Clinical Trials (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

NINDS Phase III Investigator-Initiated Efficacy Clinical Trials (U01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

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)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Aging Studies in the Pulmonary System (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

NIDDK Program Projects (P01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Synergizing Omic and Symptom Science.  R01 and R15 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Secondary Analyses of Alcohol and Chronic Disease
NIH
Standard Dates apply

NIAID Resource-Related Research Projects (R24)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Research to Characterize and Reduce Stigma to Improve Health.  R01R03and R21 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Biomarkers for Diabetes, Digestive, Kidney and Urologic Diseases Using Biosamples from the NIDDK Repository (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

SBIR and STTR Funding Opportunities
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Chronic Inflammation and Age-related Disease (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Phenotyping Embryonic Lethal Knockout Mice (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

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

Symptom Management in HIV-infected Individuals with Co-morbid Conditions - R01 and R21 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Innovative Measurement Tools for Community Engaged Research Efforts. R01 and R21 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Structural Interventions, Alcohol Use, and Risk of HIV/AIDS. R01 and R21 available.
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Exploratory/Developmental Clinical Research Grants in Obesity (R21)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Alcohol Abuse, Sleep Disorders and Circadian Rhythms (R21)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Large Research Projects for Prevention and Management of Healthcare-Associated Infections (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Projects for Prevention and Management of Healthcare-Associated Infections (R18)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Projects for Prevention and Management of Healthcare-Associated Infections (R18)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Secondary Analysis in Obesity, Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (R21)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Pilot and Feasibility Clinical Research Studies in Digestive Diseases and Nutrition (R21)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Exploratory/Developmental Clinical Research Grants in Obesity (R21)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Investigator Initiated Multi-Site Clinical Trials (Collaborative R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Research on Alcohol and HIV/AIDS (R03)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Regional and International Differences in Health and Longevity at Older Ages (R03)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Development of Animal Models and Related Biological Materials for Research (R21)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Alcohol Use Disorders: Treatment, Services and Recovery Research
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Small Grants on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (R03)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Exploratory/Developmental Investigations on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (R21)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

AHRQ Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Mentored Clinical Investigator Awards K01 and K08 available
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Alcohol Research Resource Awards
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Substance Use and Abuse, Risky Decision Making and HIV/AIDS R01, R21 and R03 available
NIH
Standard Dates apply

Innovative Research Methods: Prevention & Management of Symptoms in Chronic Illness (R01)
NIH
Standard Dates apply

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.