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

Child Health Collaborative Grant

Applications due by January 27, 2023

Improve health outcomes for Minnesota children and adolescents with support from the Child Health Collaborative Grant. Up to $100,000 will be awarded to support child health research partnerships among community and University of Minnesota researchers. The program is a partnership among the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), Children’s Minnesota, and the University of Minnesota’s Department of Pediatrics. Proposals accepted until January 27, 2023 at 5pm CST.

RFA: Child Health Collaborative Grant

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

Other Opportunities

Private Foundation RFPs in Children's Health 

If interested in any of these opportunities, contact Jonna Schnettler (jschnett@umn.eduat the University of Minnesota Foundation. Full list of private funding opportunities can be found HERE.

Additional Open RFAs

Links to Funding Websites

Application Period Closed

Departmental Support for Research Publication Costs

Applications are considered on a rolling basis - Support is limited to 1 paper per fiscal year (July 1- June 30) per faculty member who is a first or senior author.

Recognizing that the costs of publication have risen significantly, especially for open access journals whose fees are mandatory, the Department of Pediatrics is pleased to offer financial support to help offset research publication fees.

Application Instructions