New Research Funding Opportunity and Request for Letters of Intent
CDG CARE (Community Alliance and Resource Exchange) is a
nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded by parents
seeking information and support for the group of disorders known as Congenital Disorders
of Glycosylation (CDG). CDG CARE is committed to raising awareness, providing
resources, fostering collaboration, and advocating for scientific research to
advance the diagnosis and treatment of CDG.
We are currently soliciting Letters of Intent (LOIs) for new research grants that are designed to promote science that will lead to greater understanding, treatments and a cure for CDG.
Proposals that may be supported may include, but are not limited to:
Basic, translational, or clinical research projects that support investigative approaches to advancing therapeutic outcomes for CDG.
Funding intramural and extramural scientific projects that may benefit the CDG community.
As part of our mission, applications submitted to CDG CARE for grants or cooperative agreements to support any of the above areas will be evaluated for scientific and technical merit through the CDG CARE Research Committee peer review system.
This grant opportunity is open to all researchers within the United States.
Letters of Intent should be submitted via email to email@example.com by July 27, 2018. Invitations for a full application will be sent out to selected LOI applicants by August 8, 2018 and the submission deadline for the full application will be September 28, 2018.
Letter of Intent Requirements:
The letter of intent is designed to provide a general overview of the proposed research study with sufficient detail to allow for the evaluation of the scientific merit and feasibility of the study. Two pages (letter of intent form and research abstract) are required for submission and additional pages (biographical sketch and publication list) are optional. The abstract should be limited to one page.
The documents should be in the following format: single-sided, single-spaced, Calibri 12-point font, 1-2 inch margins all around and with page numbers at the bottom. The letter of intent should include the following:
Letters of Intent should contain a summary of at least the following items:
Descriptive title of proposed research
Brief overview of specific project aims
Summary of proposed research design/approach
Name of Principal Investigator, institutional affiliation(s) and identification of collaborating partner(s)
Expected significance of the project for the CDG community and how it advances CDG CAREs core mission
Estimated total requested funding amount
Maximum Single Grant Allowed: $50,000 per year
Maximum Length of Grant: Two years
Letters of Intent should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 27, 2018.
PO Box 38832
Colorado Springs, CO 80937