Research Funding

Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Deadline:  July 01, 2015 and August 12, 2015
Round 9 Grants:  up to $190,000 for 18 months
New Connections Grants:  up to $100,000 for 12-18 months

This call for proposals (CFP) is for two types of awards aimed at providing advocates, decision-makers, and policymakers with evidence to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic. The award types are: Round 9 grants and RWJF New Connections grants awarded through the Healthy Eating Research program.

You can learn more about Healthy Eating Research at

Link to RFA

Komen Call for Research Proposals from Early Career Investigators

Pre-Applications due:  June 17, 2015

Career Catalyst Research (CCR) Grants

Postdoctoral Fellowships (PDF)

Graduate Training in Disparities Research (GTDR) Grants

Career Catalyst Research Grants.  Open to junior faculty members with no more than six years of experience within their faculty appointment.  Up to $300k over 2 years or $450k over 3 years.  Two focus areas:  Clinical Research and Basic/Translational.  Read more…

Postdoctoral Fellowships.  Open to postdoctoral fellows who have completed their doctoral degree, and no more than 5 years after the date of their degree confirmation (or 5 years after completion of their residency for physicians).  Up to $120k over 2 years or $180k over 3 years.  Two focus areas:  Clinical Research and Basic/Translational.  Read more…

Graduate Training in Disparities Research Grants.  Open to researchers with a doctoral degree at academic institutions who are conducting breast cancer disparities research and are committed to support a training program with a minimum of 3 graduate students/trainees (those in a masters and/or doctoral program) per year.  Up to $135k/year up to 3 years (total of $405k).  Read More…

Grand Challenges Explorations Application Deadline May 13, 2015

This is a reminder that the application deadline for Grand Challenges Explorations is fast approaching.  Please see below for details.

Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage innovative and unconventional global health and development solutions, is now accepting grant proposals for its latest application round. Applicants can be at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any organization, including colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations, and for-profit companies.

Two-page proposals are being accepted online until May 13, 2015, 11:30 A.M U.S. Pacific Day Light Time on the following topics:

Enable Merchant Acceptance of Mobile Money Payments Initial grants will be US $100,000 each, and projects showing promise will have the opportunity to receive additional funding of up to US $1 million. Full descriptions of the new topics and application instructions are available at: