Research Funding Sources

Administration on Aging

Department: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Source: Federal
Type: Various
Size: Large (> 100K)
Disorder: Aging
Funding Cycle: Proposal-Specific Dates
Priority Areas: Aging, maintaining independence, lower cost medical services at state, territory, local and tribal levels.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Department: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Source: Federal
Type: Various
Size: Large (> 100K)
Disorder: Health Care Practice and Policy
Funding Cycle: Proposal-Specific Dates
Priority Areas: To improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans.

Alzheimer’s Association Research Center

Source: Private
Type: Research
Size: Mid (26K-100K)
Disorder: Dementia
Funding Cycle: Proposal-Specific Dates
Priority Areas: Alzheimer's disease.

American Federation for Aging Research

Source: Private
Type: Research
Size: Mid (26K-100K); Large (> 100K)
Disorder: Aging
Funding Cycle: Proposal-Specific Dates
Priority Areas: Aging.

American Parkinson Disease Association

Source: Private
Type: Research
Size:
Disorder: Parkinson's Disease
Funding Cycle: Proposal-Specific Dates
Priority Areas: Parkinson's disease.

American Stroke Association / American Heart Association

Source: Private
Type: Research
Size: Mid (26K-100K);
Disorder: Stroke Heart Disease
Funding Cycle: Proposal-Specific Dates
Priority Areas: Stroke, heart disease.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Department: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Source: Federal
Type: Various
Size: All
Disorder: Varies
Funding Cycle: Proposal-Specific Dates
Priority Areas: Public health iniatives.

Commonwealth Foundation

Source: Private
Type: Various
Size: Mid (26K-100K); Large (> 100K)
Disorder: Health Care Practice and Policy
Funding Cycle: Mid-Monthly
Priority Areas: Health care access, quality, efficiency for society's most vulnerable: low-income, uninsured, minority Americans, young children, people with disabilities, and the elderly.

Federal Grants Wise Medical Research Stroke, Nervous System Trauma Federal Grants

Source: Federal
Type: Research and Training
Size: Mid (26K-100K); and Large (> 100K)
Disorder: Neurosciences; Neurological Disorders; Stroke; Trauma
Funding Cycle: Proposal-Specific Dates
Priority Areas: Search for all funding opportunity announcements; all institutes and centers.

Foundation Center

Source: Private
Type: Research, Education, Training, Implimentation
Size: Small (<25K); Mid (26K-100K); Large (> 100K)
Disorder: N/A
Funding Cycle: Proposal-Specific Dates
Priority Areas: Search for all funding opportunities through foundations and corporate giving.

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Department: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Source: Federal
Type: Research, Education, Training, Implimentation
Size: Mid (26K-100K); Large (> 100K)
Disorder: Health Care services for Underserved People
Funding Cycle: Proposal-Specific Dates
Priority Areas: Health professions, HIV/AIDS, maternal & child health, office of the administrator, primary health, care/health centers, rural health, healthcare systems, & organ donation.

HRSA Funding Opportunities

Source: Federal
Type: Research and Training
Size: Mid (26K-100K); Large (> 100K)
Disorder: All
Funding Cycle: Proposal-Specific Dates
Priority Areas: Search for all funding opportunity announcements; all institutes and centers.

Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation

Source: Private
Type: Education
Size: Mid (26K-100K); Large (> 100K)
Disorder: N/A
Funding Cycle:
Priority Areas: Interprofessional education and teamwork; new curriculum content; new models for clinical education; career development in health professions education.

Kessler Foundation

Source: Private
Type: Signature and Community Employment, Special Initiative Programs, Educational Programs
Size: Small (<25K); Mid (26K-100K); Large (> 100K)
Disorder: Physical and Cognitive Disabilities
Funding Cycle:
Priority Areas: Develop programs to help people with disabilities enter or transition to employment through training, job placement, social entrepreneurship, and other programs.

National Aphasia Association


National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Department: National Institutes of Health
Source: Federal
Type: Research and Training
Size: Mid (26K-100K); Large (> 100K)
Disorder: Brain and Nervous System
Funding Cycle: Proposal-Specific Deadlines
Priority Areas: Basic and clinical research on normal and diseased nervous system and the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of neurological disorders, training of investigators in the basic and clinical neurosciences.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders

Department: National Institutes of Health
Source: Federal
Type: Research and Training
Size: Mid (26K-100K); Large (> 100K)
Disorder: Hearing; Balance; Taste; Smell; Speech; Voice; Language
Funding Cycle: Proposal-Specific Deadlines
Priority Areas: basic and clinical research in communication disorders, including specified areas of research (listed on website)

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR)

Department: U.S. Department of Education
Source: Federal
Type: Research and Training
Size: Large (> 100K)
Disorder: All
Funding Cycle: Proposal-Specific Deadlines
Priority Areas: Research, demonstration and training projects to maximize full inclusion into society, employment, independent living, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities.

National Parkinson's Foundation

Source: Private
Type: Research
Size: Mid (26K-100K); Large (> 100K)
Disorder: Parkinson's Disease
Funding Cycle: Proposal-Specific Deadlines
Priority Areas: Cognition; physical therapy; exercise; biomarkers; care quality; care models; imaging; other.

NIH Funding Opportunities

Department: U.S. Public Health Service
Source: Federal
Type: Research and Training
Size: Large (> 100K)
Disorder: All
Funding Cycle: Proposal-Specific Deadlines
Priority Areas: Search for all funding opportunity announcements; all institutes and centers.

Parkinson's Disease Foundation

Source: Private
Type: Research and Professional Development
Size: Mid (26K-100K); Large (> 100K)
Disorder: Parkinson's Disease
Funding Cycle: Proposal-Specific Deadlines
Priority Areas: Research centers; international research; fellowship and career development; Parkinson's treatments; clinical genetics.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grants

Source: Private
Type: Public Health
Size: Large (> 100K)
Disorder: N/A
Funding Cycle: Varied
Priority Areas: Childhood obesity; coverage; human capital; pioneer; public health; quality/equality; vulnerable populations.

Society for Neuroscience

Source: Private
Type: Professional Development, Travel, Honorary Awards
Size: Small (<25K)
Disorder: Brain and Nervous System
Funding Cycle: Varied
Priority Areas: Basic; translational; applied.