Grant opportunities for the week of January 7, 2013

If you are interested in pursuing any of the below grant opportunities, please contact Patrick Lynch, Director of Grants and Sponsored Programs, at (305) 899-3072 or plynch@mail.barry.edu.

GOVERNMENT GRANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

Title:
Pain in Aging (R03) Grant Program

Deadline:
February 23, 2013

Synopsis:
Funding is available for applications that propose to study pain from an aging perspective, including studies of older populations, studies of age differences and age-related changes in pain processes and experiences, and studies of pain treatment and management in older adults. 

Funding:
Award ceiling is $50,000.

Link:
NIH Pain in Aging (R03) Grant Program


Funding Agency:
National Science Foundation

Title:
Major Research Instrumentation Program

Deadline:
February 21, 2013

Synopsis:
The program seeks to improve the quality and expand the scope of research and research training in science and engineering, by supporting proposals for shared instrumentation that fosters the integration of research and education in research-intensive learning environments.

Funding:
Award ceiling is $4,000,000.

Link:
NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program


PRIVATE GRANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Funding Agency:
MacArthur Foundation

Title:
How Housing Matters to Families and Communities program

Deadline:
January 1, 2013 (Research Abstract)

April 29, 2013 (Full Proposal)

Synopsis:
Funding is available for research studies that address the ways in which housing impacts the economy, as well as individual, community and regional economic success.

Funding:
Award ceiling is $1,000,000 for up to two years.

Link:
MacArthur Foundation Housing Research Proposals


Funding Agency:
Paralyzed Veterans of America Education Foundation 

Title:
PVA Education Foundation Grants

Deadline:
February 1, 2013

Synopsis:
The foundation supports innovative educational projects that enhance the quality of life of individuals with spinal cord injury or disease (SCI/D) and/or that increase the knowledge and effectiveness of health professionals in the SCI/D community.

Funding:
Award ceiling is $50,000, per year, for up to two years.

Link:
PVA Education Foundation Grants


Funding Agency:
Alzheimer's Association and Intel Corporation

Title:
Everyday Technologies for Alzheimer Care Grant Program

Deadline:
February 1, 2013 (Letter of Intent)

Synopsis:
Funding is available for proposals on innovative personalized diagnostics, preventive tools, and/or interventions for adults coping with the spectrum of cognitive aging and neurodegenerative disease, particularly Alzheimer's disease.

Funding:
Award ceiling is $200,000 for up to three years.

Link:
Everyday Technologies for Alzheimer Care Grant Program 


Funding Agency:
Kessler Foundation 

Title:
Signature Employment Grants Program

Deadline:
February 1, 2013 (Concept Application)

May 24, 2013 (Full Proposal)

Synopsis:
The program awards funding for new pilot initiatives, demonstration projects, and social ventures that lead to the generation of new ideas to solve the high unemployment and underemployment of individuals with disabilities. 

Funding:
Award ceiling is $250,000, per year, for up to two years.

Link:
Individuals with Disabilities Signature Employment Grants Program

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