December 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: American Society of Nephrology
Program: William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholars Program
Goal: Supports aspiring nephrology educators undertaking projects to advance all facets of nephrology education and teaching.
Amount: $100,000 over 2 years
Deadline: Full application due December 14, 2016
Details: http://advancement.georgetown.edu/cfr/?id=121416Society-of-Nephrology 

Sponsor: American Lung Association
Program: Dalsemer Research Grant
Goal: Provides seed money to junior investigators on the path to independence for researching the mechanisms and biology of interstitial lung disease. 
Amount: Up to $80,000 over 2 years
Deadline: Full application due December 15, 2016
Details: http://advancement.georgetown.edu/cfr/?id=121516American-Lung-Association 

Sponsor: Craig H. Neilsen Foundation
Program: Creating Opportunity & Independence
Goal: Supports innovative programs/projects to improve participation and independence of individuals living with spinal cord injury.
Amount: Up to $100,000 over 1 year
Deadline: Letter of Intent due January 4, 2017
Details: http://advancement.georgetown.edu/cfr/?id=010417Neilsen-Foundation
 
Sponsor: American Gastroenterological Association 
Program: AGA- Elsevier Gut Microbiome Pilot Research Award
Goal: Supports a pilot research project in gastroenterology or hepatology-related areas. Intent of award is to stimulate research in these areas by providing time for investigator to obtain new data that can ultimately lead to increased funding.
Amount: 1 award of $25,000 over 1 year 
Deadline: Full application due January 6, 2017
Details: http://www.gastro.org/grants/aga-elsevier-gut-microbiome-pilot-research-award
   
Sponsor: American Gastroenterological Association 
Program: AGA- Elsevier Pilot Research Award
Goal: Supports pilot research projects in gastroenterology- or hepatology-related areas. Welcomes both new investigators seeking to establish their research careers and established investigators taking their research in new directions to apply.
Amount: Up to $25,000 over 1 year 
Deadline: Full application due January 6, 2017
Details: http://www.gastro.org/grants/aga-elsevier-pilot-research-award

Sponsor: American Gastroenterological Association 
Program: AGA- Medtronic Research & Development Pilot Award in Technology 
Goal: Supports research to develop new devices, design and test improvement to an existing technology, develop a new diagnostic, develop a novel research method technology, and or investigate the application of nanotechnology or methodologies such as computational biology to the field of gastroenterology. 
Amount: Up to $30,000 over 1 year 
Deadline: Full application due January 6, 2017
Details: http://www.gastro.org/grants/aga-medtronic-research-development-pilot-award-in-technology

Sponsor: American Gastroenterological Association 
Program: AGA Microbiome Junior Investigator Research Award
Goal: Supports young investigators whose innovative research explores relationships between the gut microbiome and functioning of the digestive system in health and disease.
Amount: $60,000 over 2 years
Deadline: Full application due January 13, 2017
Details: http://advancement.georgetown.edu/cfr/?id=011317AGA-Microbiome
 
Sponsor: American Gastroenterological Association 
Program: AGA-Rome Foundation Functional GI & Motility Pilot Research Award
Goal: Supports pilot research projects that address the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and/or treatment of functional gastrointestinal or motility disorders.
Amount: Up to $50,000 over 1 year 
Deadline: Full application due January 13, 2017
Details: http://advancement.georgetown.edu/cfr/?id=011317AGA

Sponsor: American Gastroenterological Association
Program: AGA-Pfizer Pilot Research Award in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Goal: Supports investigators undertaking pilot research projects related to Inflammatory Bowel Disease. 
Amount: $30,000 over 1 year
Deadline: Full application due January 13, 2017
Details: http://www.gastro.org/grants/aga-pfizer-pilot-research-award-in-inflammatory-bowel-disease
 
Sponsor: American Gastroenterological Association
Program: June & Donald O. Castell Esophageal Clinical Research Award
Goal: Supports junior faculty involved in clinical research in esophageal diseases to develop independent, productive research careers. 
Amount:  $25,000 over 1 year
Deadline: Full application due January 20, 2017
Details: http://www.gastro.org/grants/aga-june-donald-o-castell-md-esophageal-clinical-research-award