Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation: CCF Research Grant Program

The Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) is accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) to provide seed funding to investigators for the testing of initial hypotheses and collecting of preliminary data to help secure long-term funding by the NIH and other major granting institutions. Eligible applicants must hold an MD, PhD or equivalent degree and reside in the US (or Canada). Award amount up to $50,000 for one (1) year. The LOI deadline is June 14, 2017 by 5:00pm EST.

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

Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation: CCF Research Grant Program
http://www.childrenscardiomyopathy.org

The Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) is accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) to provide seed funding to investigators for the testing of initial hypotheses and collecting of preliminary data to help secure long-term funding by the NIH and other major granting institutions. Eligible applicants must hold an MD, PhD or equivalent degree and reside in the US (or Canada). The investigator must have a faculty appointment and have the ability to conduct independent research with publications in established peer-reviewed medical and scientific journals. Funding is only for direct costs. Following the completion of the proposed one-year study, a second year of funding may be requested by application. More information about CCF’s funding considerations can be found here: http://www.childrenscardiomyopathy.org/site/images/ccf_advocacy/CCF-Resesarch-Funding-Considerations-2016.pdf

LOI Deadline: June 14, 2017 by 5:00pm EST. Invited proposals will be due September 8, 2017 by 5:00pm EST with award decisions made in January 2018. Application Guidelines for the award: http://www.childrenscardiomyopathy.org/site/grants.php

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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