Aging Research Funding Opportunities

Compiled by the AGE TC Grants/Meetings/Opportunities Committee

 

Alzheimer's Association, Research Grants

Link: https://www.alz.org/research/for_researchers/grants/types-of-grants
Discipline: Alzheimer’s Disease
Target group: Various, including post-doctoral fellows, residents, junior faculty, senior faculty, clinicians
US Citizenship requirement: None
Deadline: Various, check specific funding opportunity

American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)

Link: https://www.afar.org/funding-opportunities
Discipline: Aging (general)
Target group: Various, including undergraduate students, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, junior faculty, senior faculty
US Citizenship requirement: None
Deadline: Various, check specific funding opportunity

Archstone Foundation

Link: https://archstone.org/how-we-work
Discipline: Health care, social care pertaining to older Californians and their caregivers
Target group: Check specific funding opportunity
US Citizenship requirement: None
Deadline: Various, check specific funding opportunity

Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

Link: https://crr.bc.edu/about-us/opportunities/
Discipline: Retirement or disability research
Target group: Various, including doctoral students, junior or non-tenured scholars (within 7 years of receiving their Ph.D.)
US Citizenship requirement: Not specified
Deadline: Check specific funding opportunity

Clinician-Scientist Transdisciplinary Aging Research Coordinating Center (Clin-STAR) 

Link: https://clin-star.org/funding-opportunities#otherfundingopportunities
Discipline: clinically-relevant aging research
Target group: various including junior and early career clinician-scientist
US Citizenship requirement: check funding opportunity, includes opportunities for U.S. citizen or permanent residents
Deadline: various, check specific funding opportunity 

Edward N. and Della L. Thome Memorial Foundation Awards Program in Age-Related Macular Degeneration Research

Link: https://hria.org/tmf/thomeamd/
Discipline: Age-Related Macular Degeneration, translational research
Target group: not specified 
US Citizenship requirement: not specified
Deadline: check funding opportunity 

Global Consortium for Reproductive Longevity and Equality (GCRLE)

Link: https://gcrle.org/funding/
Discipline: Female reproductive aging
Target group: Post-doctoral fellows, junior faculty, senior faculty
US Citizenship requirement: None 
Deadline: Variable
            Note: Global initiative, researchers residing outside the US are eligible as well 

HIV and Aging Research Consortium (HARC), HIV/Aging Pilot Program 

Link: https://hiv-arc.org/funding.html
Discipline: HIV & aging
Target group: Faculty investigators who have not yet had an R01 or other substantial NIH funding, or geroscience faculty investigators at any rank who are new to HIV research; All applicants must have a collaborator or mentor from one of the participating centers (NSC, MBI, OAIC, or CFAR).US Citizenship requirement: Not specified
Deadline: January

Longevity Impetus Grants

Link: https://impetusgrants.org/
Discipline: Diverse aging topics, founding round-specific
Target group: Any 
US Citizenship requirement: None
Deadline: Variable

Nathan Shock Center - University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB), pilot grant

Link: https://www.uab.edu/shockcenter/research/funding/pilot-grants
Discipline: Aging (general)
Target group: Independent investigators
US Citizenship requirement: None
Deadline: Rolling

Nathan Shock Center - University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB), exploratory fund

Link: https://www.uab.edu/shockcenter/research/funding/exploratory-funds
Discipline: Aging, mechanistic hallmarks and/or energetics of aging
Target group: Not specified
US Citizenship requirement: Not specified
Deadline: Rolling, monthly

Nathan Shock Center - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, pilot grant

Link: https://www.einsteinmed.edu/centers/aging/centers-of-excellence/nathan-shock/
Discipline: Aging (general)
Target group: Not specified (preference: junior faculty and investigators new to aging research)
US Citizenship requirement: Not specified
Deadline: Rolling

Nathan Shock Center - University of Washington Medicine, pilot grant

Link: https://halo.dlmp.uw.edu/pilot/
Discipline: Aging (general)
Target group: Not specified (preference: junior faculty and investigators new to aging research)
US Citizenship requirement: Not specified
Deadline: Rolling

Nathan Shock Center - Buck Institute, pilot grant

Link: https://uscbucknsc.org/grants/
Discipline: Aging (general)
Target group: Junior or senior faculty member
US Citizenship requirement: Not specified
Deadline: Rolling

Nathan Shock Center - Oklahoma, pilot grant

Link: https://uscbucknsc.org/grants/
Discipline: Aging (general)
Target group: not specified
US Citizenship requirement: not specified
Deadline: October

Nathan Shock Center - San Diego, pilot grant

Link: https://www.salk.edu/science/research-centers/san-diego-nathan-shock-center/pilot-grant-program/
Discipline: Aging (general)
Target group: Post-doctoral fellows or staff scientists within 10 years of obtaining a PhD, assistant professors within 5 years of initial faculty appointment, senior investigators new to the field of aging
US Citizenship requirement: None
Deadline: August
               Note: award includes mentorship and career development component for junior investigators

Nathan Shock Center - San Antonio, pilot grant

Link: https://nathanshock.barshop.uthscsa.edu/cores/research-development/pilot-grant-program/Discipline: Aging (general), basic research
Target group: All tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty members
US Citizenship requirement: Not specified
Deadline: February

Nathan Shock Center - The Jackson Laboratory, pilot grant

Link: https://www.agingmice.org/home/research-development-core/ 
Discipline: Aging (general) using aged mice
Target group: Junior or senior faculty members
US Citizenship requirement: Not specified
Deadline: Variable

National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center (NACC) and Gates Ventures, pilot program

Link: https://naccdata.org/nacc-collaborations/digital-biomarker-pilots 
Discipline: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
Target group: Researchers and clinicians 
US Citizenship requirement: None 
Deadline: March

National Institutes of Aging

Link: https://www.nia.nih.gov/research/grants-funding  
Discipline: Aging (general)
Target group: Diverse funding mechanisms across career stages 
US Citizenship requirement: U.S. citizen or permanent resident for most funding mechanisms, with exceptions! 
Deadline: Variable, see https://grants.nih.gov/grants/how-to-apply-application-guide/due-dates-and-submission-policies/due-dates.htm 

Network for Investigation of Delirium: Unifying Scientists (NIDUS), Pilot Grant

Link: https://deliriumnetwork.org/pilots/nidus-pilots-application-instructions/
Discipline: Brain, Delirium & Alzheimer’s Disease
Target group: Junior and senior investigators
US Citizenship requirement: None
Deadline: February

Seed Pilots for Aging Research Collaboration (SPARC): RCCN Pilot Grants to Promote Inter-NIA Center Collaborative Research

Link: https://www.rccn-aging.org/rccn-pilot-awards-request-for-applications
Discipline: Aging (general)
Target group: Investigators affiliated with at least two different NIA Centers Programs
US Citizenship requirement: Not specified
Deadline: April, October

Simon Foundation, SCPAB Transition to Independence Award

Link: https://www.simonsfoundation.org/grant/scpab-transition-to-independence-award/
Discipline: Brain aging, cognition
Target group: Post-doctoral fellows
US Citizenship requirement: None
Deadline: January

Retirement Research Foundation, Foundation for Aging

Link: https://www.rrf.org/apply-for-a-grant/
Discipline: Various, including non-research grants
Target group: Various, check specific funding opportunity 
US Citizenship requirement: Not specified
Deadline: November, February, May

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Aging Priority

Link: https://hjweinbergfoundation.org/grants/how-we-give/aging/
Discipline: Health care/ social care pertaining to selected priority communities 
Target group: Not specified 
US Citizenship requirement: Not specified
Deadline: Check funding opportunity

The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation, Another Look Grant

Link: https://donaghue.org/another-look/
Discipline: Healthcare (pertaining to 65+ year-old adults in Long Term Care Facilities)
Target group: Investigators holding a PhD (or equivalent) 
US Citizenship requirement: Not specified
Deadline: Check funding opportunity