Open Funding Opportunities

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Open Funding Opportunities2019-04-16T17:11:23-04:00

This page lists all Indiana CTSI funded proposals currently accepting applications. Clicking on the RFA title will provide you with further details for that mechanism. The “Click here to start a submission” link at the bottom of each RFA will take you to the CTSI grants system (which requires login) and allows you to start the application process. The “Return to your submission” link at the bottom of each RFA will take you to the CTSI grants system (which requires login) and allows you to return to an application that you have already started (once your account has been created if you are a new user).

The CTSI also has several resources to assist you as you plan your submission to any of the RFAs below:

ALL OPEN RFAs



Symposium, Workshop, and Conference Funding Program RFA

SUBMISSION DEADLINE – OPEN

The Indiana CTSI symposium, conference and workshop funding program is intended to facilitate sharing of ideas and findings in face-to-face discussion environments. The proposed symposium should include a translational research focus. The Indiana CTSI symposium program is specifically established to support sentation of new information to researchers in the Indiana CTSI that will establish research connections and lead to new research communication forums and ongoing collaborations. The application should describe how the proposed symposium will meet these goals.


Submission Checklist


  1. Scientific symposia includes a translational component lead in part by full-time faculty (Assistant Professor/Scientist or above).
  2. Requested support does not exceed $1,500. Please note: funds are not available to cover refreshments or entertainment expenses.
Contact Information: icreate@iu.edu / 317-278-2822

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Dr. Charles Fisch Cardiovascular Research Award

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 1, 2019

Indiana University School of Medicine announces the availability of Dr. Charles Fisch Cardiovascular Research Award to support cardiovascular research for young investigators or more senior investigators, embarking on a new research direction.

Applicants may request up to $60,000 total, although particularly meritorious proposals that have well-justified budget needs as high as $100,000 may be considered. Successful proposals will demonstrate scientific merit and a potential for generating extramural funding. In addition, prioritization will be given to those projects that utilize more than one IU Health hospital or facility for leveraging existing patient populations or clinical programs and/or projects that will potentially lead to improvements in the quality of care for IU Health patients. Applicants must have an Indiana University faculty appointment in the Department of Cardiology, Department of Medicine to apply for research program support. Clinical fellows and postdoctoral researchers in the Division of Cardiology may apply for research fellowship support under a faculty member in the Division of Cardiology.

Contact Information: Jessica Dye / 317-274-0990 / jessdye@iu.edu

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IU Health Values Fund Grant Pilot & Feasibility Program: Education

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 6, 2019

Indiana University Health’s strength in providing excellent patient care is partially based on involvement in the continuous development of new, pre-eminent health care professionals throughout the entire workforce and innovative care delivery models. The Indiana University Health is seeking applicants for the IUH Pilot and Feasibility Education Program.

The funding preference for the 2019 Values Fund for Education grants will focus on curriculum development for point-of-care ultrasound (PoCUS). If applicants want to submit other highly significant educational programs, they may be considered if funding is available.

Funding is limited to a maximum of $50,000 per year for two years.

Contact Information: 317-962-2373 or 317-962-9653 GrantsAdministration@iuhealth.org

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IU Health Values Fund Grant Pilot & Feasibility Program: Research

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 6, 2019

Indiana University Health will invest in the conduct of clinically relevant research that is scientifically meritorious and medically sound, and has a clear benefit to Indiana University Health and the population it serves. The research projects funded by this program must conform to and support the Values Statements of Indiana University Health.

Priority areas of funding supported by Indiana University Health include the following areas:
  1. Discovery of new knowledge and the development of new diagnostic, treatment and prevention modalities to improve patient care outcomes.
  2. Promotion of health in the population and the provision of health care of the highest quality to its patients while also aiding the hospital to become more efficient.
  3. Projects that demonstrate collaboration between any Indiana University Health hospital campuses including system hospitals.
Applications to this program are limited to $150,000 over a three (3) year duration, with a $50,000 per year maximum.

Contact Information: Peter Michael, 317.962.2373 pmichael@iuhealth.org

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Community Health Partnerships Trailblazer Planning Grant

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 28, 2019

The Indiana CTSI Community Health Partnerships is soliciting proposals for the development of community-university partnerships to improve health, examine social determinants of health, or enhance health equity to result in future collaborative research proposals. The award can be used to establish new partnerships or to strengthen/expand existing community-university partnerships to solve critical health problems affecting Hoosiers. This award will not fund research pilots. The expected outcome of this partnership development award is the development of a future research proposal for opportunities such as the Trailblazer Award.

Awards will be up to $5,000 to allow for partnership growth and collaborative grant proposal development.

Contact Information: Gina Claxton, 317-274-7152 gclaxton@iu.edu

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Community Health Partnerships Trailblazer Award

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 28, 2019

Indiana CTSI Community Health Partnerships is soliciting proposals for collaborative, community-engaged research projects focused on topics that have potential to improve health equity in Indiana. Examples of work include substance misuse, tobacco use, obesity prevention, infant mortality, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The Trailblazer RFA will continue to focus on health equity through 2022. This RFA encourages and prioritizes projects focused on rural health.

Funding may be requested up to $25,000 over two years

Contact Information: Gina Claxton, 317-274-7152 gclaxton@iu.edu

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Biomedical Research Grant (BRG)

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 1, 2019

The Biomedical Research Grant program is open to all IU School of Medicine (IUSM) faculty that are full-time, regardless of tenure status, having an appointment of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor and Assistant/Associate/Full Scientist. In general, two categories of research projects will benefit from this program: 1) research projects of investigators who do not yet have extramural funding and who need support to acquire the preliminary data necessary to compete for extramural funding; 2) research projects of established IUSM investigators who are between funding periods from extramural sources.  

Applications are considered small grants and should have a maximum requested amount of $50,000 and be limited to one (1) year duration

Contact Information: ICReATE 317-278-2822 icreate@iu.edu

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Research Enhancement Grant (REG)

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 1, 2019

The IUSM Research Enhancement Program is designed to stimulate research productivity at the statewide Centers for Medical Education (regional campuses) including the Bloomington Medical Sciences Program. All full-time Center/Medical Sciences faculty, regardless of tenure status, having an appointment of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor or Assistant/Associate/Full Scientist at time of submission, are eligible to apply for a Research Enhancement Grant. Primary appointment must be in the School of Medicine. Faculty in visiting ranks are not eligible for funding through this mechanism.

Applications are considered small grants and should have a maximum requested amount of $50,000 and be limited to one (1) year duration

Contact Information: ICReATE 317.278-2822 icreate@iu.edu

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