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How do I apply for a grant?

Grant applications

JDRF offers a wide variety of grants and fellowships for qualified researchers in the field of type 1 diabetes and its associated complications.  

The JDRF grant application, review and award process is centralised through our office in New York. For more information visit our international website or follow the links below: 

 

New calls for funding

  • The Development of Tools and Technologies for Site-Targeted Delivery of Therapeutics to Pancreatic Islet Endocrine Cell Types-Target Identification and Validation" Request for Applications (RFA)

Deadline for expression of interest: August 30th, 2012

 Application due date: Friday, November 16th, 2012

Earliest anticipated start date: April 2013

For more info visit http://www.jdrf.org/files/General_Files/For_Scientists/2012/FY13_Targeting_RFA_FINAL.pdf

 

Current grant opportunities and deadlines

We are currently looking for grant applications in all of the areas listed below. 

For more details on these opportunities and to find out about grant mechanisms, current Requests for Applications, and apply for grants online visit our information for applicants page.

Requests for Applications (RFAs)

RFA Details

Expression of Interest Deadline 

Application Deadline 

Funding Notification

Earliest Start Date 

Beta Cell Therapies

       

Biomarkers of Pancreatic Beta Cell Stress and Health

17/6/2013

04/10/2014

1/2013 

2/2013 

Targets and Mechanisms at the Interface of Pancreatic Islets and the Immune System

1/2/2013

12/4/2013 

6/2013

8/2013

Biologic Factors and Targets for Promoting Beta Cell Regeneration, Health, and Survival

3/12/2012

8/4/2013 

6/2013 

7/2013

 Immune Therapies

 

 

 

 

Studies Relevant to the Prevention of Human Type 1 Diabetes

31/1/2013

27/3/2014

7/2013

8/2013

Studies Relevant to the Discovery and Development of Antigen Specific Therapies for Human Type 1 Diabetes

 13/2/2013  15/4/2013  7/2013  8/2013

Complications Therapies

 

 

 

9/2012 

Target Discovery and Validation for Diabetic Retinopathy

 31/7/2013  11/2013  1/2014  2/2014

Glucose Control

 

 

 

 

 Insulin Sensor Initiative

 2/1/2013  28/2/2013  6/2013  7/2013

 Fault Detection Algorithms for Risk Mitigation in Artificial Pancreas Systems

2/1/2013 

28/2/2013

6/2013

7/2013 

Transportfolio

       

JDRF Autoimmunity and Beta Cell Cure and Prevention Translational Centers

8/11/2012

22/2/2013 

6/2013 

7/2013

Strategic Research Agreements 

Open

Open

Open

Open

 

Grant Opportunites and Deadlines

Grant Mechanism

App
Opens

App
Deadline

Application
Notification

Earliest
Start Date

Innovative Grants 1/7/2013 30/8/2013 2/2014 4/2014

Training Grants
Postdoctoral Fellowships
Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowships
Career Development Awards
Early Career  Patient Oriented Diabetes
Research Awards 

1/7/2013 30/8/2013 2/2014 4/2014
High Priority, Short Term Bridge Awards 10/5/2012 2/11/2012 1/2013 1/2/2013
Strategic Research Agreements 

Submit the project concept form to the appropriate
therapeutic area programme director. Project concept and
lettor of interest approval required to submit full proposal

Industry Discovery & Development Partnerships Visit the IDDP webpage: contact Darlene Deecher
Ph.D (ddeecher@jdrf.org) or Richard A. Insel, M.D.
(rinsel@jdrf.org) and/or appropriate therapeutic area
program director
Conference Grants Submit Application to the appropriate therapeutic area
program director
, 3-6 months prior to meeting date

Information for awardees 
Download forms, access the JDRF Grant Management Portal (GMP), and information on all aspects of your grants

JDRF Centres
Information about JDRF Centre Grants, and links to current JDRF-supported Centres.

Contact Us
Contact details for JDRF's Scientific and Grant Administration staff 

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  • JDRF research strategy
  • Research governance
  • Types of research funded by JDRF
  • JDRF-funded clinical research

The JDRF team in the UK is always happy to hear from scientists and researchers interested in type 1 diabetes research. Get in touch if you want to discuss your research, or are interested in writing or being interviewed for our supporter publications or website. We may also be able to help you publicise your research project.

Please contact the Research Communication team on 020 7713 2030 or info@jdrf.org.uk