Blue Sky (Innovator) Awards
These awards allow our best scientists to pursue high-risk ideas with flexible dollars. $100,000/yr for 1-2 years, based on deliverables of publications, grant submission and grant success.
RFA will be released in spring 2015 (March-April).
Incentive for 1 R01 Investigators to Submit 2nd R01
$50,000/yr to investigators with novel ideas, preliminary data and/or publications. Deliverable for first year is submission of grant. Based on score and critiques, additional $50,000 for 2nd year to address critiques, get additional preliminary data, and resubmit. Goal by year 2 is funded new R01 grant.
RFA will be released in summer 2015 (June-July).
General Endowment Fund
These grants are intended to enhance the infrastructure of patient-oriented and laboratory research efforts, clinical care program development, and medical education initiatives.
The next application cycle will open in summer 2015.