News and Announcements

  • NIH Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award
    February 4, 2019

    The Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award is intended to identify the most talented Early Stage Investigators (ESIs) who intend to make a long-term commitment to research in the Environmental Health Sciences and assist them in launching an innovative research program focused on the understanding of environmental exposure effects on people’s health.

  • St. Baldrick’s Foundation
    January 18, 2019

    The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-powered charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long, healthy lives.

  • Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation 2019 Clinical Investigator Award
    January 18, 2019

    The 2019 Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award supports independent young physician-scientists conducting disease-oriented research that demonstrates a high level of innovation and creativity. The goal is to support the best young physician-scientists doing work aimed at improving the practice of cancer medicine. The awardee will receive $600,000 over three years, as well as assistance with certain research costs such as the purchase of equipment. The Foundation will also retire up to $100,000 of any medical school debt still owed by the awardee.

  • The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation Grants Program
    January 18, 2019

    The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation Grants Program provides funding ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 typically over a 12-month period. It supports organizations that shift systems toward racial equity in the areas of housing, education, employment, or asset building in the Greater Washington region. Each area is tied to ambitious and highly-interconnected goals for building a more equitable region. Proposed projects must focus on systemic changes that promote racial equity across the DC region, and bring about long-lasting, measurable improvements in the lives of economically disadvantaged people, particularly people of color.

  • Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program
    January 18, 2019

    The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program grants $100,000 in unrestricted research funding over 1 year. Supports the research and teaching careers of talented early-career faculty in the chemical sciences.

  • Improving the Radiology Research Feasibility Process
    January 18, 2019

    The department of radiology has introduced a new process to ensure they are able to support state-of-the art imaging for clinical trials. The process, described below, is effective immediately and is very straightforward.

  • Pilot Project In Tobacco Regulatory Science
    January 16, 2019

    This RFA is being issued by the Center for the Assessment of the Public Health Impact of Tobacco Regulations, a multi-institutional center headquartered at the University of Michigan. The purpose of this RFA is to support pilot tobacco regulatory science research activities that inform the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products (CTP) in its execution of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA).

  • Google Inc. Impact Challenge
    January 16, 2019

    The Impact Challenge aims to support new ways of approaching problems and improving people’s lives through the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI). The program seeks proposals from across a range of social impact domains and levels of technical expertise, from organizations that are experienced in AI to those with an idea for how they could be putting their data to better use.

  • The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
    January 16, 2019

    The Macy Faculty Scholars Program is designed to identify and nurture the careers of the next generation of promising educational innovators in medicine and nursing. The program supports the Macy Faculty Scholars to lead new educational innovations at their home institutions. The program also provides opportunities for further career development through national meetings and participation in other Macy activities.

  • Foundation Funding Opportunities
    January 16, 2019

    Find Foundation Funding Opportunities for January 2019. For application guidance and assistance, contact Becky Pfordresher, Interim Senior Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations at (202) 687-1067 or