July Foundation Funding Opportunities

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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: Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Program: Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award
Goal: Supports basic scientists and clinicians conducting research with potential to impact prevention, diagnosis or treatment of one or more pediatric cancers. 
Amount: $208,000 (Level 1) to $248,000 (Level 2) over four years
Deadline: Full application due August 15, 2016
Details: http://advancement.georgetown.edu/cfr/?id=081516Damon-Runyon-Cancer-Research

Sponsor: Lymphoma Research Foundation
Program: Postdoctoral Fellowships
Goal: Supports advanced fellows or postdoctoral researchers in laboratory or clinic-based research to advance treatment, diagnosis or prevention of Hodgkin and/or non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Amount: $105,000 over two years 
Deadline: Full application due August 31, 2016
Details: http://advancement.georgetown.edu/cfr/?id=083116Lymphoma-Fellowships

Sponsor: Vasculitis Foundation
Program: Research Program
Goal: Provides seed grant funding for pilot research that improves the quality of life for patients with vasculitis and contributes toward goal of finding the cause and cure for vasculitis.
Amount: Up to $100,000 over two years
Deadline: Full application due September 5, 2016

Details: http://advancement.georgetown.edu/cfr/?id=090516Vasculitis-Foundation
Sponsor: GRAMMY Foundation
Program: Grant Program
Goal: To support research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition, such as treatments for illnesses and impact of music therapy on populations from infants to the elderly.
Amount: Up to $20,000 
Deadline: Full application due October 1, 2016

Details: https://www.grammy.org/grammy-foundation/grants
Sponsor: National Multiple Sclerosis Society   
Program: Pilot Research Grants
Goal: Supports researchers who have completed post-doctoral training to test innovative, cutting-edge ideas or untested methods that address the challenges of those affected by multiple sclerosis. 
Amount: $44,000 over one year 
Deadline: Full application due October 5, 2016
Details: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/For-Professionals/Researchers/Society-Funding/Pilot-Research-Grants