Additional Funding Opportunities
The Chancellor's Funds are available for UCSF Faculty in any series (Clinical X, In Residence, Ladder Rank, Adjunct, and Health Sciences Clinical) who at least 50% time and cannot be WOS. Funds are given in faculty learning and development, faculty enrichment needs, and travel grants once or several times a year. Check website early in the year. The deadlines are generally in March for certain grants.
Check website regularly for additional information on availability.
Resource Allocation Program (RAP)
The Resource Allocation Program offers a single online application process for a variety of intramural grant offerings. The program has two funding cycles in the Fall and Spring, with deadlines in September and February.
The Spring 2019 call for applications begins on Monday, January 28
The WGEA Mini-Grant Initiative is providing a funding opportunity to both experienced and new investigators in the area of medical education research. This small grants program is meant to promote medical education research within the Western region. WGEA has made a total of $12,000 available. Investigators can request up to $5,000 to initiate a new study. A maximum of $1,000 are granted to investigators needing funds to complete ongoing projects (“finishing grants”). Priority will be given to multi-institutional projects that foster collaborations among WGEA institutions or sections (i.e., UGME, GME, CEI, and MESRE). Applications due in late September.
This program provides small grants, fellowships, and training for researchers conducting educational policy studies using quantitative methods.
Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teaching Awards
Funds for $10,000 grants to recognize the significant contribution to medical education made by gifted teachers.
This fund offers support for research or development of innovative assessment approaches that may enhance the assessment of those preparing to or continuing to practice medicine. A maximum grant of $70,000 may be granted for a project period up to two years.
FAIMER is a non-profit foundation committed to improving world health through education.
Funds for faculty from schools of medicine abroad to gain access to educational opportunities in the US. Fellows study aspects of medical education that have the potential to improve and expand medical education programs in their home country institutions and departments. Eligible areas of study include educational methodology, curriculum design, and evaluation systems. Study may be conducted in departments of medical education or traditional disciplines of clinical or basic sciences.
The Foundation Center Directory Online is a subscription service of 200,000 grants of $10,000 or more.
Foundation Directory, an annual bound volume of the directory, is available in the Weill Cornell Medical College Library. Grants can be searched using an index of funding areas. This version is most useful for seeking information if you know the name of a granting agency or foundation.
Funds for curricular programs involving humanism, ethics, compassion in medicine:
Gold Humanism Scholars at the Harvard Macy Institute Program for Educators - sponsors partial scholarships of $5,000 for Gold Humanism Scholars at the Harvard Macy Institute (HMI) Program for Educators in the Health Professions.
Picker Gold Challenge Grants for Residency Training - faculty from any graduate medical education program that is accredited by the ACGME or one of the Canadian certification colleges (CFPC, RCPSC).
To find and exchange information about 300 HHS and other Federal grant programs, this site serves the general public, the grantee community, and grant-makers.
Aging and Health Program
Funds for conferences and seminars and program development that enhances geriatric training.
Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
Health and Human Services - National Institutes of Health
Cancer Research Education Grants Program (R25) - Funds for development and implementation of curriculum dependent programs to train predoctoral and postdoctoral candidates in cancer research settings that are highly interdisciplinary and collaborative
A free online database listing government and private grant support.
This foundation annually funds program development, faculty scholars, seed money, particularly in areas related to health services, chronic health care, and substance abuse.
The National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good
Funds for support of research in any discipline that explores higher education’s role in serving the public good.
Funds program development, conferences, seminars, curriculum development. Also provides Board and President's grants.
National Academy of Education Fellowships
The National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC) is committed to stimulating, developing, and funding research directed at improving care for seriously ill patients and their families.
Funds program development, conferences, seminars, seed money in the field of alcoholism
The focus of The Christopher D. Smithers Foundation, Inc. is prevention, treatment and education about alcohol use disorder and other substance use disorders.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - Guide to Grants: The Guide to Grants is an electronic database of foundation and corporate grants. Subscription rates are available for terms ranging from one week to one year.
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