December 2016 Foundation Funding Opportunities

Please note the following grant opportunities. For application guidance and assistance contact
Maryam Henson, Director, Office of Corporate & Foundation Relations at (202) 687-1067 or 
Maryam.Henson.georgetown.edu.

Sponsor: The Greenwall Foundation 
Program: Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemma
Goal: Supports research to resolve important emerging or unanswered bioethics problems in clinical care, biomedical research, public health practice, or public policy.
Amount: Project-to-project basis
Deadline: Letter of Intent due January 9, 2017
Details: http://advancement.georgetown.edu/cfr/?id=010917Greenwall-Foundation

Sponsor: The Arthritis National Research Foundation 
Program: Arthritis and Aging Research Grant
Goal: Supports early-career investigators researching the underlying mechanisms of aging process as it relates to arthritis.
Amount: Up to $100,000 over 1 year
Deadline: Full application due January 13, 2017
Details: http://advancement.georgetown.edu/cfr/?id=011317Arthritis-and-Aging

Sponsor: The Arthritis National Research Foundation 
Program: Arthritis Research Grant
Goal: Supports research studies on arthritis and autoimmune diseases. Priority given to applicants in early-stage career development.
Amount: Up to $100,000 over 1 year 
Deadline: Full application due January 13, 2017
Details: http://advancement.georgetown.edu/cfr/?id=011317Arthritis-Research

Sponsor: The Arthritis National Research Foundation & National Psoriasis Foundation 
Program: Psoriatic Arthritis Grant
Goal: Supports early-career researchers undertaking projects on psoriatic arthritis.  
Amount: $100,000 over 1 year
Deadline: Full application due January 13, 2017
Details: http://advancement.georgetown.edu/cfr/?id=011317-Psoriatic-Arthritis

Sponsor: Merck Foundation 
Program: Bridging the Gap - Reducing Disparities in Diabetes Care
Goal: Supports projects to improve access to high-quality diabetes care and reduce health disparities for vulnerable and underserved populations with type 2 diabetes in the U.S.
Amount: Up to $1.5 million over 5 years
Deadline: Letter of Intent due January 24, 2017
Details: http://advancement.georgetown.edu/cfr/?id=012417Merck-Co

Sponsor: Society for Vascular Surgery 
Program: Clinical Research Seed Grant
Goal: Provides direct support for pilot clinical projects related to vascular disease. Goal is to develop clinical investigators and provide funding to projects with potential to be competitive for larger, external funding. 
Amount: $22,500 over 1 year
Deadline: Full application due March 1, 2017
Details: https://vascular.org/career-tools-training/awards-and-scholarships/clinical-research-seed-grants

Sponsor: Sontag Foundation 
Program: Distinguished Scientist Awards
Goal: Supports innovative early career scientists to launch or accelerate research relating to causes, cure or treatment of primary brain tumors/brain cancer.
Amount: Up to $600,000 over 4 years 
Deadline: Full application due March 15, 2017
Details: http://advancement.georgetown.edu/cfr/?id=031517Sontag-Foundation 

Sponsor: Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation 
Program: Faculty/Post-Doctoral Grant Program 
Goal: Supports faculty members or post-doctoral researchers undertaking studies to develop, refine, evaluate or disseminate innovative interventions designed to preview or ameliorate major social, psychological, behavioral or public health problems.
Amount: Up to $20,000 
Deadline: Full application due April 1, 2017
Details: http://www.fahsbeckfund.org/grant_programs.html 

Various resources are available to Georgetown investigators.  We encourage you to visit the Office of the Dean for ResearchResearch Development Services, and the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations.