ALS Consortium of Epidemiologic Studies (ACES)

Funding Opportunities

ALS Specific, General, and International Funding Agencies

ALS Specific Funding Agencies

Agency Description Link
ALS Association Grants Program ALSA solicits investigator-initiated grant proposals, which are peer-reviewed by the organization's Scientific Review Committee and competitively evaluated for their scientific merit. They also support starter grants for new investigators entering the field of ALS research and pilot grant for established ALS investigators who seek funding for novel or innovative research projects. Grants are reviewed and funded twice yearly. ALSA Grants
Les Turner ALS Foundation This Foundation funds medical research into the cause, treatment and cure for ALS.  Scientists from teaching institutions in Illinois are eligible to apply.  Les Turner ALS
ALS Society of Canada ALS Canada has joined with two other organizations to provide ALS research funding in the Neuromuscular Research Partnership: Muscular Dystrophy Canada and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CHIR). ALS Canada Research
Canadian ALS Doctoral Research Program The Canadian ALS Society and the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CHIR) have joined forces to support Canadian ALS Doctoral Research Awards. ALS Canada Doctoral Program
Muscular Dystrophy Canada Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MDC), the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Society of Canada (ALS Canada) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) have a joint funding program called the Neuromuscular Research Partnership Program. Muscular Dystrophy Canada
Muscular Dystrophy Association MDA grants program supports research aimed at developing treatments for the muscular dystrophies and related diseases of the neuromuscular system. MDA Fuding
Motor Neurone Disease Association The MND Association supports research on all aspects of Motor Neurone Disease (MND), in all relevant disciplines. MND Research Funding

General Funding Agencies - North America

Agency Description Link
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 Summary of the offerings by NIH Institute that are part of ARRA with links to the NIH website to help facilitate, organize and simplify your access to critical information. Stanford Summary American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009
National Institutes of Health Grants The NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts contains a comprehensive list of NIH funding opportunities; and accepts applications on standard receipt deadlines. Prior to submitting a grant, investigators can visit the website containing already funded grants related to ALS and motor neuron disease (Crisp) here . NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) NINDS , an institute within NIH, periodically solicits specific applications and proposals on ALS, and funds investigator-initiated applications in areas of research interest. NINDS/NIH
Veterans Administration
Grants Program
The Veterans Administration Office of Research and Development solicits proposals from VA scientists.  Epidemiologic research is funded under the Clinical Science Research and Development (CSR&D) program. VA Grants Program
Epidemiologic Research and Information Center National resource for the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) for epidemiologic research and training. VA eric
Canadian Institute of Health Research (CHIR) (CIHR) is the major federal agency responsible for funding health research in Canada. This site contains all of CIHR's funding related information. CHIR grants
Grants Net Hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), this is a searchable, continuously updated, database of funding opportunities in biomedical research and science education in North America. Science where to search
Human Frontier Science Program HFSP supports novel, innovative and interdisciplinary basic research grants for teams of scientists from different countries with an interdisciplinary emphasis to address complex biological research questions. HFSP
Research Research Lite ResearchResearch Lite is a cut down version of the full ResearchResearch website. A free version of the full ResearchResearch web site, this includes every funding opportunity from the NIH, NSF and 60 other federal agencies in the US. ResearchResearch Lite
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) R&D Budget and Policy Program The AAAS R&D Budget and Policy Program provides a comprehensive analysis and historical summary of U.S. federally funded Research and Development projects. AAAS R&D Budget and Policy Program

Funding Agencies - International

Agency Description Link
Community of Science Community of Science (COS) is a comprehensive funding resource and offers search capabilities for investigators.  This is a subscription only site, but most academic institutions make COS available to their faculty. COS
Medical Research Council UK The UK Medical Research Council (MRC) is a national organisation funded by the UK taxpayer. It promotes research into all areas of medical and related science with the aims of improving the health and quality of life of the UK public and contributing to the wealth of the nation. MRC UK
Royal College of General Practitioners Canada Royal College of Practitioners research funding Canad information Royal College Canada Research Funding
Royal College of General Practitioners International Royal College of Practitioners International research funding information Royal College International Research Funding
NIHR UK The UK National Institute for Health Research provides researchers with direct access to information on research funding and training opportunities. UK NHS Research
Electronic Funding Information System Source for electronic funding information (Germany) EFIS
CORDIS Luxembourg The CORDIS web site provides information on European research and development activities.  Use the search box to enter “motor neuron” or “amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.” CORDIS
European Neuro Muscular Centre
European Neuromuscular Centre (ENMC) aims to encourage and facilitate collaborative research into neuromuscular diseases ENMC Grant Criteria
European Union
Framework Programme 7
The EU's 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development contains information regarding research funding. EU Research
Austrian OST
Inform@tion Homebase
Information for Austrian science and technology research, and Austrian research activities in North America. OST Austria
Research cooperation between East and West Germany Resource for information on funding scientific and research cooperation between East and West Germany. Kassel Funding
Neurological Organization of New Zealand This foundation provides support for research into neurological disorders in the form of research grants, travel grants and career development grants. Neurological Organization New Zealand
The Foundation Directory Search or browse links to funding opportunities. The links are annotated and categorized by grantmaker type, and all annotations are searchable (except Community Foundations, which are listed alphabetically by state). Foundation Center
Wellcome Trust Grant applications are made through funding streams. You may choose the stream closest to your area of scientific interest. Wellcome Trust Biomedical Funding

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