Funding Opportunities

Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative

Explorer Awards fund focused, exploratory experiments highly relevant to SFARI's autism research goals. These include investigations of the mechanisms underlying autism spectrum disorders or potential therapeutic approaches, including gene discovery, molecular mechanisms, circuits, anatomy, and cognition and behaviour.

Funding

Research Type: Basic, Translational, Clinical
Application Deadline: January 1, 2017 (Rolling Deadline (apply any time))
Amount: $60,000 total
Duration: 1 year
Immune Tolerance Network

The network invites concept proposals on a rolling basis for studies of novel tolerance assays and biomarkers of immune tolerance, as well as clinical trials designed to induce immune tolerance in type 1 diabetes, transplantation, autoimmune diseases, and allergy and asthma.

Funding

Eligibility: Any level
Research Type: Translational, Clinical
Application Deadline: January 1, 2017 (Rolling Deadline (apply any time))
Amount: TBD
Duration: TBD
Adelson Medical Research Foundation

The foundation funds collaborative, inter-institutional research in neurology, immunology (IBD) and cancer (UPP, melanoma, core cancer). Emphasizes collaboration between basic and clinical research; programs develop during invited workshops but AMRF can be approached with new ideas or collaborations.

 

Funding

Research Type: Basic, Clinical
Application Deadline: January 1, 2017 (Rolling Deadline (apply any time))
Amount: TBD
Duration: TBD
Gateway for Cancer Research

The Gateway funds treatment-based clinical trials for cancer research, including new drug investigations; novel combination therapies; and complementary and alternative therapies that will help cancer patients feel better and live longer, improve treatment outcomes and restore the patient's quality of life. 

Funding

Eligibility: Any level
Research Type: Clinical
Application Deadline: January 1, 2017 (Rolling Deadline (apply any time))
Amount: $500,000 - $800,000 total
Duration: 1 - 3 years
Sloan Foundation

Basic Research Grants seek to expand our carefully reasoned, systematic understanding of the forces of nature and society by funding original, high-quality research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. These grants also fund programs that examine the ethical and societal risks associated with the pursuit of scientific knowledge and regulatory measures designed to mitigate those risks.

Funding

Eligibility: Any level
Research Type: Basic
Application Deadline: January 1, 2017 (Rolling Deadline (apply any time))
Amount: $125,000/year
Duration: 3 years