July 29, 2022
Announcements, events, funding opportunities and more news for the Mass General Research Institute community.
In this edition:
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Funding Opportunities:
• COVID Funding Opportunities
• Limited Submission Funding Opportunities
• Foundation Funding Opportunities

New Software Opportunity: ChemDraw
Discount Biorender Licenses Available

In Case You Missed It:
Reminders of recently posted funding opportunities, deadlines and events.
COVID Funding Opportunities

We have aggregated opportunities from federal and private funding sources including NIH, DoD, CDC, EPA, foundations, and more. The database defaults to sorting by award amount and can also be sorted by deadline or filtered by research focus.


NIH (LOI deadline 11/20/22; Application deadline: 12/20/22)
Limited Submission Funding Opportunities

We ask that all MGH Investigators interested in applying for any limited submission award submit a Letter of Intent (see detailed instructions below) to the MGH Executive Committee on Research (ECOR) by the deadline indicated for each award to be considered to receive an institutional nomination. 

See full details for all awards on our website.

Cummings $30M Grant Program -- Funds a variety of local causes, especially those related to human services, healthcare and social justice.

Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers -- Awards designed to develop or strengthen programs that focus on, and sustain progress in, a key area of aging research.

Modern Equipment for Shared-use Biomedical Research Facilities: Advancing Research Related Operations (R24 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) -- Invites qualified academic or research institutions to apply for funding to support the purchase of advanced equipment that will enhance and modernize research operations.

George M. O'Brien Kidney National Resource Center (U54 -- Clinical Trial Not Allowed): Join a consortium that is leading a nation-wide effort to advance kidney research.

National Coordinating Center for the George M. O'Brien Kidney National Resource Centers (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) invites applications for the George M. O’Brien Kidney Consortium — National Coordination Center (NCC) to lead a nation-wide effort to advance kidney research.
Foundation Funding Opportunities

Please contact Corporate & Foundation Relations in the Office of Development at devcfr@mgh.harvard.edu if you wish to submit a proposal in response to any of these opportunities. Note that proposals are still routed through the standard InfoEd/Research Management process.

Below is a list of current opportunities, including awards to support research in congenital heart defects, leukemia, autism, diabetes, blepharospasm/meige, orthopaedics, pediatric dermatology, polycystic kidney disease, blindness, lung cancer and more.

See full details for all awards on our website.

AHA/CHF Congenital Heart Defect Postdoctoral Research Awards
American Heart Association (AHA)

Collaborative Care Grants for Nurse-Pharmacist Research Teams
American Nurses Foundation (ANF)/American Nurses Association (ANA)

ATS Unrestricted Grants
American Thoracic Society (ATS) Foundation/American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Diversity Grant
American Thoracic Society (ATS) Foundation/American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Partner Grants
American Thoracic Society (ATS) Foundation/American Thoracic Society (ATS)

Request for Blepharospasm/Meige Research Proposals
Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation, Inc. (BEBRF)

Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI)
Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF)

Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS)
Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF)

ILCF/Novocure Tumor Treating Fields Research Grants
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)

Development of Islet-Targeted Drug Delivery Strategies in T1D

Realignment of Established Targets & Mechanisms for Delaying or Reversing T1D

Equity in Access Research Program
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)

Career Development Grant
Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF)

New Investigator Grant
Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF)

Prospective Clinical Research Grant
Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF)

PeDRA Research Grants
Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA)

Research Grants
Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation (PKD Foundation)

Blindness-Related Grants
Sarah K. de Coizart Perpetual Charitable Trust

Genomics of ASD: Pathways to Biological Convergence and Genetic Therapies
Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)

EHM Structural Heart Diversity Fellowship
Thoracic Surgery Foundation (TSF)

TSF Every Heartbeat Matters Awards
Thoracic Surgery Foundation (TSF)
See full details for all announcements on our website.
New Software Offering: ChemDraw

ChemDraw is a powerful, yet easy-to use, tool for producing chemical and biological drawings. You can create your own drawings or use those provided in the library of available templates.
Discount Biorender Licenses

BioRender is a web application that can be used to create scientific figures, diagrams, and illustrations from a scientifically accurate image library, all in a matter of minutes. Discounted licenses are available through the Research Computing Core.