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:

Pre-K Discovery Scholars Program

A research career development program that aims to place URM underrepresented in health-related sciences junior faculty on the path to being competitive for NIH K awards.

Deadlines:
  • LOI Deadline extended: Friday, September 18, 2020 by 11:59 p.m.
  • Application Deadline: Sunday, November 1, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. (by invitation only)
  • Award Notification: December 2020
  • Start Date: March 1, 2021

 

Application instructions:

Applications from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged and are welcome to seek assistance in their applications by contacting Michelle Lamere, MPA, ACC at mlamere@umn.edu.

K-R01 Transition to Independence Program

This research career development program supports Assistant Professors with active K awards through mentorship, oversight, programming and pilot funds. Up to five $50,000 awards will be issued under this RFA. 

Deadlines:
  • LOI Deadline extended: Friday, September 18, 2020 by 11:59 p.m.
  • Application Deadline: Sunday, November 1, 2020 by 11:59 p.m. (by invitation only)
  • Award Notification: December 2020
  • Start Date: March 1, 2021
Application instructions:

Applications from underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged and are welcome to seek assistance in their applications by contacting Michelle Lamere, MPA, ACC at mlamere@umn.edu.

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

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.