BrightFocus Foundation: National Glaucoma Research Grants

The BrightFocus Foundation's National Glaucoma Research standard award program provides funding for researchers who have already generated some amount of preliminary data, but are required to demonstrate additional, significant progress before they can apply to governmental or industrial funding agencies. Award amount is up to $150,000 over two years. Application deadline is Nov. 16.

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations has identified the following private funding opportunity:

BrightFocus Foundation: National Glaucoma Research Grants
http://www.brightfocus.org

The BrightFocus Foundation's National Glaucoma Research standard award program provides funding for researchers who have already generated some amount of preliminary data, but are often required to demonstrate additional, significant progress before they can apply to governmental or industrial funding agencies. Proposal must relate to developing treatments, preventions and cures for glaucoma. The Foundation awards grants for basic, translational and clinically-oriented research on the causes of, or treatments for, age-related and degenerative diseases.

Application Deadline: Nov. 16, 2016 by 11:59 p.m. Application Guidelines for the award: http://www.brightfocus.org/grants/deadlines-guidelines

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to provide assistance in pursuing privately funded opportunities. If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please email cfr@unc.edu or phone 919-962-2867.

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