Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation Invites LOIs for Research Grants

Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation Invites LOIs for Research Grants

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The Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) is committed to improving outcomes and quality of life for children with all forms of cardiomyopathy. CCF’s research grant program aims to advance medical knowledge on the causes and mechanism of pediatric cardiomyopathy and to develop diagnostic guidelines and targeted therapies.

CCF offers funding for basic science, clinical, population/epidemiologic and translational research on cardiomyopathies affecting children aged 18 years and younger. This includes support for studies focused on the causes, evaluation or treatment of dilated, hypertrophic, restrictive, arrhythmogenic right ventricular, and left ventricular non-compaction cardiomyopathy as it relates to the pediatric population. View past grant awards

CCF offers two research grant programs through the Foundation and the American Heart Association.

SOURCE: Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Letters of Intent must be received no later than 6/12/16. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit a complete application by 9/9/16.

$ AVAILABLE: Grants of up to $50,000.

ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, principal investigators must hold an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degree and reside in the United States or Canada. In addition, the PI must have a faculty appointment at an accredited U.S. or Canadian medical institution and have the ability to conduct independent research with publications in established peer-reviewed medical and scientific journals.

PURPOSE: The Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation is accepting Letters of Intent from investigators for basic science, clinical, population/epidemiologic, and translational research on cardiomyopathies affecting children age 18 and younger.

Grants will be awarded in support of studies focused on the causes, diagnosis, or treatment of dilated, hypertrophic, restrictive, arrhythmogenic right ventricular, and left ventricular noncompaction cardiomyopathy. The grants are intended to provide seed funding to investigators for the testing of initial hypotheses and collection of preliminary data that will help them secure long-term funding by the National Institutes of Health and/or other major granting institutions.

CONTACT: Please see URL for contact information. For more information see http://www.childrenscardiomyopathy.org/site/grants.php

From The Foundation Center’s Philanthropy News Digest RFP Bulletin email, 4/15/16

Subject(s) cardiovascular/heart disease, children’s health, medical research

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