Current Funding Opportunities

Upcoming deadlines

Applications accepted on a continuous basis for the following funding programs:


Contact us

Melissa Hansen
Research Navigator
ctsi@umn.edu
612-625-CTSI (2874)


Community funding opportunities

CTSI manages two funding programs to support community members and organizations interested in developing ideas and partnerships to address health in Minnesota communities. 

We are now accepting applications for the following funding programs:

Committee for Pharmaceutical Development

The goal of the Committee for Pharmaceutical Development (CPD) is to identify, develop, and commercialize pharmaceutical products by forming networks and fostering dialogue between University of Minnesota researchers and industry experts.

Deadlines:

N/A (applications accepted on a continuous basis)

Application instructions:

Please contact the Program Manager, Brittni Peterson, at bmpete@umn.edu with any questions.

Pediatric Health Innovation Programs

The goal of these programs is to support the development of pediatric health innovations with the ultimate objective of improving pediatric patient outcomes and quality of life.

Deadlines:

This funding opportunity is an open program with no deadline

Translational Grant Program - Special RFA, November 2019

The grant program identifies and funds early-stage projects in which the primary goal is to eventually develop a new therapeutic, diagnostic, medical device, or treatment approach. The special November 2019 RFA focuses on early-stage therapeutics with high commercialization potential.

Deadlines:
  • LOI submission deadline: 5pm, December 12
  • Invitations issues to submit full proposals: On or before January 17, 2020
  • Full proposals due: 5pm, February 20, 2020
  • Awards announced: April 2020
  • Anticipated award start date: May 1, 2020

Advanced Pathways to Research Program (A-PReP)

A research training program for doctoral-level professional health sciences students and early-PhD students interested in clinical and translational research.  

Deadlines:

Applications due February 3, 2020 by 11:59pm.

Application instructions:

The program is currently accepting applications for its 2020 cohort. Please review application materials below:

Please see the A-PReP grant page for full application requirements

Pathways to Research Program (PReP)

A research training program for undergraduate students enrolled in any college or university in Minnesota, especially those from populations underrepresented in research. 

Deadlines:

Applications due February 3, 2020 by 11:59pm.

Application instructions:

The program is currently accepting applications for its 2020 cohort. Please review application materials below:

Child Health Collaborative Grant Award

The Child Health Collaborative Grant Award aims to improve the health of children and adolescents throughout Minnesota.

The grant program supports collaborative research that addresses important, unmet child health issues in Minnesota by developing and translating innovative, evidence-based health improvement strategies.

Deadlines:
  • Applications due 5pm, January 17, 2020
  • Funding decision announced February 21, 2020
Application instructions: