Foundation Funding Opportunity

Sponsor:  American Cancer Society 
Program: Role of Health Policy and Health Insurance
Goal: Seeks research focused on the changes in national, state, and/or local policy and the responses to these changes by healthcare systems, insurers, payers, communities, practices and patients, with a particular focus on cancer prevention, control and treatment.
Amount: Up to $1,000,000 over 5 years, based on project type
Deadline: Full proposal due October 15, 2016

Sponsor: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Program: Innovation Grants
Goal: Funds highly innovative projects with significant potential to accelerate breakthroughs in Type 1 diabetes research.
Amount: $110,000 over 1 year 
Deadline: Full application due October 31, 2016

Sponsor: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Partners 
Program: Grand Challenges Explorations
Goal:early-stage discovery research to expand the pipeline of ideas for solving our greatest global health and development challenges 
Amount: various
Deadline: November 9, 2016