Funding Alert Vol. 32 No. 1 Alert # 3 - January 19, 2021

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Funding News and Grant Tips

Texas Launches Opioid Misuse Prevention Website to Fight Addiction, Overdoses
Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is launching a new website featuring videos, the latest information and helpful resources to promote Texas Targeted Opioid Response (TTOR), which is a statewide public health effort to fight against opioid addiction and overdose. The new website, https://txopioidresponse.org/, is available in English and Spanish and provides tips for safe opioid use, as well as information about the dangers of misusing prescription opioid medications.
From Texas Health and Human Services Commission email, Jan. 8, 2021.

HHSC Requests Comments about Proposed Measures for TIPPS
Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is accepting comments on measures and performance requirements for the Texas Incentives for Physicians and Professional Services (TIPPS). To provide feedback, stakeholders may access an on-line form to submit their comments https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=Mnf5m7mCm0mxaqk-jr1Ta78YCD1eatdJjOoIvRcpyUdUNTBYSEpGVU40T0o2TVk2SUs3OEpCNk04WS4u&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.
Comments about the measures and performance requirements are due Feb. 2, 2021 by 5 p.m. CST. The proposed new rules: §353.1309, concerning Texas Incentives for Physicians and Professional Services, and proposed new §353.1311, concerning Quality Metrics for the Texas Incentives for Physician and Professional Services Program were published in the December 25, 2020 issue of the Texas Register https://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/pdf/backview/1225/1225prop.pdf?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery.
From Texas Health and Human Services Commission email, Jan. 14, 2021.


Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01- Clinical Trial Optional) (Reissue of PAR-18-286): PAR-20-310
SOURCE: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 17, 2021. Please see URL for additional due dates.
$ AVAILABLE: The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
• Hispanic-serving institutions.
• Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
• Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
• Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions.
• Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
• Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education).
• Small businesses.
• For-profit organizations (other than small businesses).
• State governments.
• County governments.
• City or township governments.
• Special district governments.
• Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized).
• Eligible agencies of the federal government.
• U.S. territories or possessions.
• Independent school districts.
• Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
• Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
• Faith-based or community-based organizations.
• Regional organizations.
• Non-domestic (non-U.S.) entities (foreign institutions).
PURPOSE: The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage innovative health services research that can directly and demonstrably contribute to the improvement of minority health or the reduction of health disparities at the health care system-level as well as within clinical settings.
CFDA: 93.307, 93.273, 93.279, 93.313
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-310.html.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Jan. 12, 2021. 
Subject(s): minority health, health disparities.

Mechanisms of Disparities in Etiology and Outcomes of Lung Cancer in the U.S.: The Role of Risk and Protective Factors (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): PAR-19-018
SOURCE: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: Feb. 2, 2021. Due Date: March 4, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
• Hispanic-serving institutions.
• Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
• Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
• Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions.
• Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
• Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education).
• Small businesses.
• For-profit organizations (other than small businesses).
• State governments.
• County governments.
• City or township governments.
• Special district governments.
• Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized).
• Eligible agencies of the federal government.
• U.S. territories or possessions.
• Independent school districts.
• Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
• Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
• Faith-based or community-based organizations.
• Regional organizations.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this initiative is to promote multidisciplinary research to understand the underlying causal factors and mechanisms that result in lung cancer disparities in U.S. health disparity populations.
CFDA: 93.307, 93.393, 93.394, 93.395, 93.396, 93.399
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-018.html.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Jan. 13, 2021. 
Subject(s): cancer research.

American Psychological Foundation Invites Applications for Research Exploring LGBTQ Issues
SOURCE: American Psychological Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: $9,000 to support empirical research from all fields of the behavioral and social sciences on any topic related to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender issues. 
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants must be either doctoral‐level researchers or graduate students affiliated with educational institutions of 501(c)(3) nonprofit research organizations. Graduate students and early career researchers are encouraged to apply. 
PURPOSE: The Wayne F. Placek Grant encourages research to increase the general public's understanding of homosexuality and sexual orientation, and to alleviate the stress that lesbian women, gay men, bisexual women, bisexual men and transgender individuals experience in this and future civilizations. Since 1995, the Placek Fund has granted more than $1 million.
The Wayne F. Placek Grant encourages research that addresses the following topics:
• Heterosexuals' attitudes and behaviors toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, including prejudice, discrimination and violence. 
• Family and workplace issues relevant to LGBT people. 
• Special concerns of sectors of the LGBT population that have historically been underrepresented in scientific research.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information, go to https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/placek?tab=1.
From Philanthropy News Digest email, Jan. 11, 2021.
Subject(s): mental health, medical research, scholarships.


Public Funding Opportunities

Children's Advocacy Program for Court Appointed Special Advocates: (CASA): HHS0009651
SOURCE: Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Feb. 22, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: $14.9 million for one award.
ELIGIBILITY: Please see URL for eligibility.
PURPOSE: The Health and Human Services Commission Children’s Advocacy Program for (CAP) Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) seeks applications from statewide advocate non-profit organizations that are composed of individuals who have expertise in the dynamics of child abuse and neglect, and with experience in operating local volunteer advocate programs. The applicant must provide training, technical assistance, evaluation services and funds administration for local volunteer advocate programs to support contractual requirements in accordance with Texas Family Code Title 5, Subtitle E, Chapter 264, Subchapter G, §264.602 for local children’s advocacy center programs.
CFDA: None.
CONTACT: Carolyn R. DeBoer, CTCD, CTCM, Grants Specialist. Address: 1100 W. 49th Street; Mail Code 2020 Building S, Austin, TX 78756. Email: Carolyn.deboer@hhs.texas.gov. For more information, go to https://apps.hhs.texas.gov/pcs/HHS0009651/.
From Texas Health and Human Services Procurement and Contract Services website, accessed Jan. 12, 2021.
Subject(s): child welfare.

Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems: Health Integration Prenatal-to-Three Program: HRSA-21-078
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 15, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: $5 million for up to 20 cooperative agreements.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Any domestic public or private entity. 
• Indian/Native American tribal governments.
• Native American tribal organizations.
• Faith-based or community-based organizations.
PURPOSE: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is accepting applications for the fiscal year 2021 Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems: Health Integration Prenatal-to-Three (ECCS) Program. The purpose of this program is to build integrated maternal and early childhood systems of care that are equitable, sustainable, comprehensive and inclusive of the health system, and that promote early developmental health and family well-being and increase family-centered access to care and engagement of the prenatal-to-3-year-old (P–3) population. 
CFDA: 93.110
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to https://apply07.grants.gov/apply/opportunities/instructions/PKG00264458-instructions.pdf.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Jan. 13, 2021. 
Subject(s): child welfare, children’s health.

Environmental Influences on Aging: Effects of Extreme Weather and Disaster Events on Aging Processes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): PAR-19-249
SOURCE: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: Feb. 5, 2021. Due Date: March 8, 2021. All applications are due by 5 p.m. local time of applicant organization.
$ AVAILABLE: The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
• Hispanic-serving institutions.
• Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
• Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
• Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions.
• Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
• Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education).
• Small businesses.
• For-profit organizations (other than small businesses).
• State governments.
• County governments.
• City or township governments.
• Special district governments.
• Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized).
• Eligible agencies of the federal government.
• U.S. territories or possessions.
• Independent school districts.
• Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
• Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
• Faith-based or community-based organizations.
• Regional organizations.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support research to explore the impacts of extreme weather and disaster events on the basic biology of aging. Together with the companion FOA (PAR-19-250) that focuses on how extreme weather and disaster events impact older adults, these complementary FOAs will help to explicate the behavioral, biological, epigenetic, genetic, neurological and socioecological processes that affect the aging process. Through integration of this and the companion population studies FOA, the ultimate goal is to improve the health and well-being of older adults via increased knowledge about extreme weather and disaster preparedness, response and recovery.
CFDA: 93.113, 93.866
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/par-19-249.html.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Jan. 11, 2021. 
Subject(s): aged/seniors.

Environmental Influences on Aging: Effects of Extreme Weather and Disaster Events on Aging Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional): PAR-19-250
SOURCE: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: Feb. 5, 2021. Due Date: March 8, 2021. All applications are due by 5 p.m. local time of applicant organization.
$ AVAILABLE: The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
• Hispanic-serving institutions.
• Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
• Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
• Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions.
• Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
• Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education).
• Small businesses.
• For-profit organizations (other than small businesses).
• State governments.
• County governments.
• City or township governments.
• Special district governments.
• Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized).
• Eligible agencies of the federal government.
• U.S. territories or possessions.
• Independent school districts.
• Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
• Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
• Faith-based or community-based organizations.
• Regional organizations.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to advance our understanding of the impact of extreme weather and disaster events in aging human populations. Together with the companion FOA (PAR- 19-250) that focuses on underlying mechanisms of aging utilizing animal models, these two FOAs will help to explicate the behavioral, biological and socioecological processes that occur during extreme weather or disaster events and that affect aging processes. Through the integration of the population studies and the companion mechanistic studies FOA, the ultimate goal is to improve the health and well-being of older adults via increased knowledge about extreme weather and disaster preparedness, response and recovery.
CFDA: 93.113, 93.866, 93.361, 93.307
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-250.html.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Jan. 11, 2021. 
Subject(s): aged/seniors.

Regulation of Brain Regional and Cell Type Specific Proteome Dynamics in Aging and Alzheimer's Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (Reissue RFA-AG-20-042): RFA-AG-21-033
SOURCE: National Institute on Aging (NIA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: Feb. 18, 2021. Due Date: March 18, 2021. All applications are due by 5 p.m. local time of applicant organization.
$ AVAILABLE: NIA intends to commit $8.5 million in Fiscal Year 2021 to fund six to eight awards.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
• Hispanic-serving institutions.
• Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
• Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
• Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions.
• Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
• Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education).
• Small businesses.
• For-profit organizations (other than small businesses).
• State governments.
• County governments.
• City or township governments.
• Special district governments.
• Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized).
• Eligible agencies of the federal government.
• U.S. territories or possessions.
• Independent school districts.
• Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
• Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
• Faith-based or community-based organizations.
• Regional organizations.
• Non-domestic (non-U.S.) entities (foreign institutions).
PURPOSE: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites innovative research focused on understanding the regulation of brain regional and cell-type-specific proteome dynamics in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Specifically, this FOA encourages collaborative approaches to design and implement novel, single-cell-based proteomic platforms to comprehensively characterize the dynamics of neuronal proteomes during the course of aging and AD.
CFDA: 93.866
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-21-033.html.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Jan. 12, 2021. 
Subject(s): Alzheimer’s disease, aged/seniors.

Research on Biopsychosocial Factors of Social Connectedness and Isolation on Health, Wellbeing, Illness and Recovery (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required): PAR-19-384
SOURCE: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 17, 2021. All applications are due by 5 p.m. local time of applicant organization.
$ AVAILABLE: The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• Public/state/private controlled institutions of higher education.
• Hispanic-serving institutions.
• Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
• Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs).
• Alaska native and native Hawaiian serving institutions.
• Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs).
• Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education).
• Small businesses.
• For-profit organizations (other than small businesses).
• State governments.
• County governments.
• City or township governments.
• Special district governments.
• Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized and other than federally recognized).
• Eligible agencies of the federal government.
• U.S. territories or possessions.
• Independent school districts.
• Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities.
• Native American tribal organizations (other than federally recognized tribal governments).
• Faith-based or community-based organizations.
• Regional organizations.
• Non-domestic (non-U.S.) entities (foreign institutions).
PURPOSE: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites research projects that seek to explain the underlying mechanisms, processes and trajectories of social relationships and how these factors affect outcomes in human health, illness, recovery and overall wellbeing. Types of projects submitted under this FOA include studies that prospectively assign human participants to conditions (i.e., experimentally manipulate independent variables) and that assess biomedical or behavioral outcomes (or both) in humans to understand fundamental aspects of phenomena related to social connectedness and isolation. NIH considers such studies as “prospective basic science studies involving human participants” that meet the NIH definition of basic research and fall within the NIH definition of a clinical trial. Types of studies that should submit under this FOA include studies that prospectively assign human participants to conditions (i.e., experimentally manipulate independent variables) and that assess biomedical or behavioral outcomes in humans for the purpose of understanding the fundamental aspects of phenomena without specific application towards processes or products in mind.
CFDA: 93.213, 93.399, 93.867, 93.866, 93.273, 93.865, 93.173, 93.279, 93.242, 93.307, 93.853, 93.361, 93.121
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-384.html.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Jan. 11, 2021. 
Subject(s): health, mental health.

Using Innovative Intervention Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes among People with HIV - Coordinating Center: HRSA-21-076
SOURCE: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: HRSA estimates approximately $4.8 million to be available annually to fund one recipient.
ELIGIBILITY: Eligible applicants include entities eligible for funding under Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Parts A, B, C and D. These include but are not limited to: public and nonprofit private entities involved in addressing HIV related issues at the regional or national level; state and local governments; academic institutions; local health departments; nonprofit hospitals and outpatient clinics; community health centers receiving support under Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act; faith-based and community-based organizations; and Indian Tribes or Tribal organizations with or without federal recognition.
PURPOSE: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites innovative research focused on understanding the regulation of brain regional and cell-type-specific proteome dynamics in Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Specifically, this FOA encourages collaborative approaches to design and implement novel, single-cell-based proteomic platforms to comprehensively characterize the dynamics of neuronal proteomes during the course of aging and AD.
CFDA: 93.928
CONTACT: Please see URL for multiple contacts. For more information, go to https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=328458.
From Grants.gov website, accessed Jan. 14, 2021. 
Subject(s): HIV/AIDS.


Private Funding Opportunities

American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Invites Applications for Career Development Award
SOURCE: American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) Research Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: The award will provide $75,000 a year over two years to provide a young surgeon with the support necessary for the initiation and development of an academic career in colorectal surgery. 
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, applicants must be within five years of their first full-time faculty appointment in a U.S. or Canadian government, public or private not-for-profit medical institution; be a U.S. or Canadian citizen having completed an approved colorectal surgery training program, or, if a foreign national, have a valid work visa at the time of application; and be a member of ASCRS. 
PURPOSE: The primary mission of the Research Foundation of the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons is to raise and award funds to support research and educational programs related to colon and rectal diseases.
To that end, the Foundation welcomes applications for its Career Development Award (CDA). The award is intended to benefit the career development and mentorship of the recipient rather than the research proposal solely and to help the academic investigator demonstrate significant creativity in research relevant to the pathophysiology or management of diseases of the colon, rectum, anus or small bowel.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information, go to https://fascrs.org/my-ascrs/research-foundation/grants-awards#CDG.
From Philanthropy News Digest website, accessed Jan. 11, 2021.
Subject(s): medical research.

Biogen Invites Applications for Medical Education Grants Program
SOURCE: Biogen's Grants Management & Strategic Giving Office
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Feb. 15, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: Not specified.
ELIGIBILITY: To be considered for a grant, the following criteria must be met:
• Grant request must be unsolicited.
• Grant request must not provide tangible benefit to Biogen.
• Grant request must be submitted for a future project or program.
• Funding amount requested must reflect a real and fair market value for the proposed activities.
• Funding from other pharmaceutical/biotechnology companies, in addition to Biogen, is preferred (e.g. multiple sources of funding).
• Funds are not granted to directly or indirectly encourage recipients to purchase or prescribe Biogen's products or services.
• Funding is permitted only to legally established organizations; a grant cannot be provided to individuals.
• Requesting organization must be registered for more than two years.
• Requesting organization must confirm receipt of payment and verify how funds were used for all previous Biogen supported activities.
• Requesting organization and grant request must be in full compliance with all regional and local codes, laws and industry regulations, including, but not limited to anti-corruption, transparency and privacy laws and regulations.
PURPOSE: Funding is given to an eligible institution or organization to support independent medical educational activities for health care professionals and researchers. Medical education may be accredited or non-accredited. Biogen considers requests across a variety of disease areas including Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis and spinal muscular atrophy.
CONTACT: Email: grantsandgiving@biogen.com. For more information, go to https://grantsandgiving.biogen.com/content/gma-grants-office/en/apac/grants.html#medical-education.
From Philanthropy News Digest email, Jan. 11, 2021.
Subject(s): medical research, Alzheimer’s disease, musculoskeletal diseases, health professions training.

Hollis Brownstein Research Grants Program
SOURCE: Leukemia Research Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letter of Intent: Feb. 5, 2021. Select applicants will be invited to submit a full application by April 5, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: Grant awards of up to $100,000.
ELIGIBILITY: 
• New Investigators are considered to be within seven years of their first independent faculty-level position at the time the grant would be awarded. Years as a resident physician, fellow physician or post-doctoral fellow are considered to be training years.
• Investigator must be in an independent faculty-level position at the time the application is submitted.
• Adjustments for career interruptions can be made. These could include, but are not limited to, family leave, military service, major illness or injury. It is the responsibility of the applicant to point out and document such interruptions.
• Applicants are not required to be U.S. citizens and research projects from outside the U.S. are eligible.
• Applicants with a K08, K23, R00 or R99 grant are eligible and the total grant amount will not be applied toward the $175,000 per year threshold on total direct costs. U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), National Science Foundation (NSF), R21 or other grants with less than $175,000 per year in total direct costs are permitted.
PURPOSE: The Leukemia Research Foundation exclusively funds New Investigator grants for blood cancer research projects that focus on leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, or myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS).
CONTACT: Email: Grants@LRFmail.org. For more information, go to https://allbloodcancers.org/researchgrants/guidelines/.
From Leukemia Research Foundation website, accessed Jan. 12, 2021. 
Subject(s): cancer research.

JDRF National Diabetes Psychology Fellowship Program
SOURCE: JDRF Foundation
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Feb. 25, 2021 by 4 p.m. CST.
$ AVAILABLE: Awards are for one year. Fellows must devote approximately 50 percent of their effort toward diabetes care and 50 percent toward type 1 diabetes focused research during the fellowship term. Recipients of the JDRF award cannot hold another postdoctoral fellowship at the same time. Fellows should be cognizant of licensure requirements at the beginning of the fellowship and establish a plan for achievement with the mentor within the first month of the fellowship. Funds may only be used towards the fellow’s salary. Fellowship stipends can be requested for up to a maximum of $65,000 U.S. Dollars (USD) per year. Canadian applications will be shared with JDRF Canada and will be funded up to a maximum of $65,000 Canadian Dollars (CAD).
ELIGIBILITY: To increase capacity in diabetes clinical psychology and diabetes psychology research, JDRF has created a Diabetes Psychology Fellowship Program which is open to applicants in the U.S. and in Canada. The applicant is required to work with a mentor who can provide a training environment conducive to a career in type 1 diabetes-relevant psychosocial research. At the time of activating the award, the applicant must have a doctoral degree (Ph.D., Psy.D., M.D.), or the equivalent from an accredited institution and must not be simultaneously serving an internship or residency.
PURPOSE: The JDRF fellowship program is a combination of clinical diabetes care and diabetes research. Each postdoctoral fellowship is a 12-month term. Fellowships positions will start in summer/fall 2021.
Each applicant must have documented research experience, a career interest in diabetes specialized psychology and must have completed a Psy.D. or a Ph.D. program in the field of psychology.
The fellowship is intended for those at a relatively early stage of their career. Ordinarily, the most recent doctoral degree will have been received no more than five years prior to the application submission. Applicants must be based in the United States or Canada. There are no citizenship requirements. To assure continued excellence and diversity among applicants and awardees, this funding opportunity welcomes applications from all qualified individuals and encourages applications from persons with disabilities, women and members of minority groups underrepresented in the sciences.
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information, go to https://grantcenter.jdrf.org/rfa/jdrf-national-diabetes-psychology-fellowship-program-3/.
From JDRF website, accessed Jan. 12, 2021.
Subject(s): diabetes, chronic disease, mental health.

Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in Neuroscience
SOURCE: Klingenstein Philanthropies
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications, including three letters of recommendation, are due Feb. 15, 2021 by 10:59 p.m. CST. 
$ AVAILABLE: The award of $225,000 is payable over a three-year period beginning July 1, 2021. 
ELIGIBILITY: To qualify for an award, investigators must hold a Ph.D. or an M.D. and have completed all research training, including post-doctoral training. The candidate must have a tenure track appointment or equivalent. A letter indicating the commitment of institutional resources to establish the investigator and the prospects for long-term support by the institution must be provided by an institutional official (e.g., dean), including date of appointment. The candidate must be an independent investigator at a university, medical center or research institute with no more than four years having passed since completing postdoctoral training and the start of the candidate’s tenure track or equivalent appointment. U.S. citizenship is not a requirement, but it’s expected that candidates will be permanent residents of the U.S. and their research will be conducted in U.S. institutions. Applicants must inform the Esther A. and Joseph Klingenstein Fund (EAJK) of other sources of funding. Although there’s no strict prohibition against holding more than one fellowship at one time, the Fund may take other funding into account when deciding whether to grant an award. Applications will be reviewed, and selections made, by a scientific advisory committee of distinguished neuroscientists. 
PURPOSE: The Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship supports early-career investigators engaged in basic or clinical research that may lead to a better understanding of neurological and psychiatric disorders. Several areas within neuroscience are of particular interest:
• Cellular and molecular neuroscience. Studies of the mechanisms of neuronal excitability and development, and of the genetic basis of behavior.
• Neural systems. Studies of the integrative function of the nervous system.
• Translational research. Studies designed to improve our understanding of the causes, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of neurological and psychiatric disorders. 
CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information, go to https://klingenstein.org/esther-a-joseph-klingenstein-fund/neuroscience/applying/.
From Klingenstein Philanthropies website, accessed Jan. 14, 2021.
Subject(s): medical research, brain and nervous system disorders, mental health.

Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Invites Applications for Injectable Orthobiologics Knee Osteoarthritis Research
SOURCE:  Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Feb. 1, 2021.
$ AVAILABLE: Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, applicants must be Orthopaedic Surgeons licensed to practice in the United States and working in an institution in the U.S. with active clinical practice; the principal investigator (PI) is required to be a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). Ph.D.s, D.V.M.s or other qualified researchers can serve as a co-investigator, but should hold a faculty appointment in an orthopaedic department at an institution in the U.S.
PURPOSE: Through the program, grants will be awarded in support of investigator-initiated research focused on the broad area of injectable orthobiologics for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis, including but not limited to the following areas: determining clinical efficacy and safety of an injectable orthobiologic treatment(s) to provide decreased pain and improved function, preferably through the assessment of a balanced outcome scorecard measuring patient-reported outcomes and appropriate clinical outcomes; and assessing the mechanisms of action of an injectable orthobiologic treatment(s) in knee osteoarthritis to reduce pain and improve function or modify the progression of disease in patients with knee osteoarthritis. Areas of research focus may include translational preclinical or clinical research and preferably will include pilot human studies. 
CONTACT: Email: grants@oref.org. For more information, go to https://www.oref.org/grants-and-awards/grant-programs/research-specific-grants/injectable-orthobiologics-knee-oa.
From Philanthropy News Digest website, accessed Jan. 11, 2021.
Subject(s): musculoskeletal diseases. 


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WHEN: Feb. 18, 9 a.m. – noon; Feb. 25, 9 a.m. – noon. CST
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From Mission Capital email, Dec. 17, 2020.


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