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Research Funding Opportunities from CWHR

Grant Opportunities

CWHR Junior Faculty Research Development Grants

Each year we accept​ applications for CWHR Junior Faculty Research Development Grants. Grants are in the amount of $25,000 for the purpose of advancing research careers in women’s health (with a focus on cardiovascular disease and diabetes).

Eligibility: CU-AMC/SOM ​full-time MD and PhD faculty and fellows
Current application period is closed.  

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation: Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists, 2016-2020​

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation launched the Fund to Retain Clinical Scientists (FRCS) to build upon a growing momentum in the medical research field toward supporting young physician scientists through phases of intense, extraprofessional career obstacles.​ Grant money received by the CU School of Medicine 
will work to retain junior faculty physician scientists who face a window of vulnerability that threatens existing progress. Dr. Judy Regensteiner, Director of the Center for Women's Health Research, is PI/PD of this grant.

Check back in March of 2018 for application link/details.  ​

The Art of Growing Grants​​

We believe knowledge is the first, best way to make a difference when it comes to heart disease and diabetes in women. Through grants, collaboration, and deliberate mentoring, we support scientists whose work promises to contribute to our collective knowledge regarding women’s health.

Our development grants are awarded in order to help scientists test, refine, and expand research projects. In our model, smaller grants help create work that attracts major federal and other research grant funding.

Every private, philanthropic dollar we raise eventually yields more than $10 in research grants. Since the inception of the CWHR in 2004, $1.2 million has been awarded to 52 junior faculty who have gone on to receive a total of $50 million in external funding.