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For funding opportunities related to COVID-19 see Western Research.


Other new funding opportunities:

Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration - Well-Being in FTD Pilot Grant

"The Well-Being in FTD Pilot Grant supports projects that seek to develop non-pharmacological, evidence-based interventions for improving daily quality of life for FTD patients and families, mitigating caregiver burden, or advancing person-centered approaches to FTD care in community and residential settings. Proposals that utilize novel technology-based or technology-assisted approaches to support persons living with FTD or their caregivers are especially encouraged. "

Deadline: October 29, 2021

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Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation - Grant for Infrastructure/Registry Research

"This competitive grant in child neurology is directed at developing new infrastructure, (registries and networks) or an existing infrastructure to advance the science of the research project. To that end, PERF offers the ""PERF Grant for Infrastructure/Registry Research"". PERF will consider projects in all areas of child neurology, and is keen on projects that promote advances in pediatric epilepsy. Research projects providing opportunities for training and/or mentoring young investigators are of particular interest. "

"Deadline for letter of inquiry: November 8, 2021 Deadline for application: April 11, 2022"

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Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation

The Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation, Inc. (“DTRF”) funds research that will advance the current scientific knowledge about desmoid tumors, moving toward the development of new treatment options and bringing us closer to our ultimate goal of a cure.

Deadline: March 1, 2022

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Myocarditis Foundation

The Myocarditis Foundation Research Grant supports the training and career development of those who are dedicated to the study of myocarditis. Research Grants are intended to offer seed funding to support the early stages of long-term research, from the investigation of an initial hypothesis to the collection of preliminary data.

Deadline: December 1, 2021

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American Otological Society

The purpose of the American Otological Society (AOS) Research Grant is to encourage and support academic research in sciences related to the ear. All of the AOS grant awards may involve research on any topic related to ear disorders and are no longer limited to studies of Menière's disease or otosclerosis. The research need not be directly on an otological disease but may explore normal functions of the cochlea, labyrinth or central auditory or vestibular systems.

"Deadline for Letter of Intent: November 1, 2021 Deadline for Applications: January 31, 2022"

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New Frontiers in Research Fund - Transformation

The objective of the Transformation stream is to support large-scale, Canadian-led interdisciplinary research projects that address a major challenge with the potential to realize real and lasting change. The challenge may be fundamental, leading to a scientific breakthrough, or applied, with a social, economic, environmental or health impact. Projects are expected to be world-leading, drawing on global research expertise, when relevant.

"Deadline for Notice of Intent: November 2, 2021 Deadline for Letter of Intent: January 4, 2022 Deadline for Application: September 20, 2022"

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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

"AFSP offers Innovation Grants in six categories: - Distinguished Investigator Grants - Standard Research Grants - Linked Standard Research Grants - Young Investigator Grants - Postdoctoral Research Fellowships - Pilot Grants"

"Deadline for application: November 15, 2021 "

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Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation

"The Foundation's support of health research is offered in through the following programs:

  • Health Research Grants
  • Healthcare Research by Community Physicians
  • Educational Fellowships for Practicing Physicians
  • Resident Research Grants
  • P.S.I.F. Fellowship for Translational Research


"Deadline: Continuous Note: Applications to PSI Foundation from London researchers are generally submitted through the Lawson Health Research Institute. Contact Lawson <> for more information."

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Last updated: September 20, 2021

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