Funding Opportunities

COVID-19 Updates and Notices

Department of Pediatrics Relief for Research Losses Due to COVID Shutdown

Request for Funding Due: Monday, March 1st, 2021

Recognizing the impact that the COVID pandemic has had on the research programs of Faculty, the Pediatric Research Council will be providing support to reimburse losses incurred by shutdown of labs and research units. Requests up to $30,000 will be considered. Please note to first consult with your Division head regarding accessible Division funds, and to ask for only what you need, so that we may be able to equitably distribute resources.

Request Relief Support


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Internal Grants Open for Applications

Summer's Wish Pediatric Cardiology Innovators Fund

Proposals Due: Monday, May 3, 2021 at 4:00 pm

The Summer's Wish award is to support high impact, breakthrough research that informs our understanding of pediatric heart disease, and the translational research crucial to the implementation of that work in the laboratory and clinic to improve outcomes for children who undergo heart transplantation. 

RFP: Summer's Wish Award

Progressive Grants Round 2: Stage 2

Proposals Due: Monday,  July 5th, 2021 at 4:00 pm

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 2

Grant Submission Incentive Program

Beginning Nov. 1, 2020, any Medical School faculty with a current R01 that has at least two years of funding remaining will be eligible to receive $30,000 when an additional R01 is submitted. Details of the program include:
  • A faculty member can receive one of these awards per year.
  • The budget cannot be modular and should exceed $350,000 annual directs.
  • The PI must be a full-time faculty member in the Medical School.
  • Any PI who has an existing U or P grant with annual directs exceeding $350,000 can receive this award if they submit an R01.
  • Up $5,000 can be applied to the salary of the PI.
  • This program is not eligible to PIs transitioning from a K to an R award. This program does not apply to applications from people with a T award or an R21 who are applying for an R01 and this program does not apply to any PI who is applying for a R21.
  • To be considered for this award we expect the PI’s will notify the Medical School Office of Research at the time of submission to be eligible.
For more information, contact Rosalyn Segal at
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