Funding Opportunities

Internal Grants Open for Applications 

Pediatric Resource Grant

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. 

The Department of Pediatrics Research Council is pleased to announce a competitive funding mechanism to support access to resources not budgeted in existing or planned studies. Data obtained from the resource must be used to support a scholarship product that will bring recognition to the Department of Pediatrics, eg. publication, external grant proposal, patent, etc.

RFP: Pediatric Resource Grants

Andrew David Sit Foundation Innovators Fund

Proposals Due: Monday, July 18th, 2022 at 11:59 PM

Applications are sought for the Sit Innovators Fund award. The purpose of the fund is to drive breakthrough research and care, and support University of Minnesota investigators in the Pediatric Heart Center who are pursuing the most promising research in pediatric cardiology and congenital heart disease. This fund will support investigators, at any career stage, who demonstrate a promising track record for novel approaches advancing early stage ideas, and will make possible creative projects and clinical trials to find new treatments and cures for children's cardiovascular disease.

RFP: Sit Foundation Innovators Fund

Pediatrics Embracing Diversity in Scholarship “PEDS” Award

Proposal Due: Monday, August 22, 2022 before 4:00 pm

The Department of Pediatrics is committed to supporting the career development of faculty who are from backgrounds that are currently under-represented (URM) in our department. The goal of the PEDS award is to provide funding opportunities for URM faculty to encourage career development and to assist in recruiting under-represented faculty to Pediatrics.

RFP: Pediatrics Embracing Diversity in Scholarship “PEDS” Award

Progressive Grants Round 2: Stage 4

Proposals Due: Monday, February 20, 2023

The Progressive Grants support impactful and innovative ideas. The competition is organized into 4 Stages, with each subsequent Stage awarding progressively larger but fewer grants. Each Stage will also have progressively longer timelines for the completion of milestones. Milestones must be completed for consideration of funding at the next Stage.

RFP: Progressive Grants Round 2: Stage 4

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