National Ataxia Foundation: NAF Research Grants, NAF Young Investigator Award and NAF Fellowship Award RFPs

The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) is accepting applications to three of its funding programs: the NAF Research Grants; the NAF Young Investigator Award; and, the NAF Fellowship Award. Award amounts vary for each funding program. The application deadlines vary for each program.

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

National Ataxia Foundation: NAF Research Grants
http://www.ataxia.org

Award Amount: up to $30,000 for one (1) year
LOI Deadline: July 16, 2018. Invited full applications due August 15, 2018
Anticipated Award Notification: -
Anticipated Award Start Date: -
RFP Synopsis:

The National Ataxia Foundation is accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) to support early or pilot phases of studies and ongoing investigations relevant to the hereditary and sporadic types of ataxia in both basic and translational research. Funding for Ataxia-Telangiectasia research proposals will receive a lower priority unless they lend themselves to an overall better understanding of the ataxia disease process. Applicants for seed-money grants need to be faculty members. Overhead or indirect costs are not allowed for this award. A list of the previous year’s awardees can be found here: https://ataxia.org/naf-research/research-2017/.

To read the full application guidelines, including detailed eligibility requirements, please visit: https://ataxia.org/researcher-resources/#nrg


National Ataxia Foundation: NAF Young Investigator Awards
http://www.ataxia.org

Award Amount: up to $35,000 for one (1) year
LOI Deadline: August 1, 2018. Invited full applications due September 17, 2018
Anticipated Award Notification: -
Anticipated Award Start Date: -
RFP Synopsis:

The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) is accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) to support young investigators who wish to pursue a career in the field of any form of Ataxia research. Eligible applicants must have attained an MD or PhD, and have an appointment as a junior faculty member, senior postdoc or clinical fellow. Individuals at the Associate Professor level are not eligible. Clinicians must have finished their residency no more than five years prior to applying. PhD must be no more than five years from end of the completion of their postdoc training. The sponsoring institution must agree in writing to the following provision: the young investigator (MD or PhD) must be free to allocate approximately half time (50%) for Ataxia related research. Indirect costs are not allowed for this award.

To read the full application guidelines, including detailed eligibility requirements, please visit: https://ataxia.org/researcher-resources/#spnResearchGrants


National Ataxia Foundation: NAF Fellowship Awards
http://www.ataxia.org

Award Amount: up to $35,000 for one (1) year
LOI Deadline: August 15, 2018. Invited full applications due September 17, 2018
Anticipated Award Notification: -
Anticipated Award Start Date: -
RFP Synopsis:

The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) is accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) to support researchers who have completed at least one year of postdoc training, but no more than two at the time of the application and should have shown a commitment to research in the field of Ataxia. Indirect costs are not allowed for this award.

To read the full application guidelines, including detailed eligibility requirements, please visit: https://ataxia.org/researcher-resources/#spnResearchGrants

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations at UNC Chapel Hill is available to assist UNC personnel pursuing privately funded opportunities. If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please email cfr@unc.edu or call 919.962.2867.

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