Research Funding

Edna Ittner Pediatric Research Support Fund Program Released

Deadline:  Friday, September 29, 2017

Program Summary 

The Edna Ittner Pediatric Research Support Fund, which awards grants for the study of diseases and birth defects of children, is now open for applications.


All UNMC faculty members are eligible to apply. Priority will be given to requests from faculty members in the UNMC Department of Pediatrics Center if the number of scientifically meritorious requests exceeds available funds.


Up to $30,000 for a one-year period (November 1, 2017 to October 31, 2018)

  • Indirect costs are unallowable
  • Faculty salary is not allowed

Historically, the Ittner Trust has funded up to three grants annually.

Application Submission Requirements

The proposal must be submitted in accordance with NIH application standards.  Applications should include:

Applications may be submitted to SPAdmin in one of two formats: 1) PDF emailed to or 2) one original (unstapled) hard copy.


Friday, September 29, 2017 ……… Applications due to SPAdmin no later than 5pm

Wednesday, November 1, 2017…………. Awards announced by Review Committee

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