Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: $15K - $30K
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Aug 08, 2016
Sponsor's: Aug 15, 2016

Subject Areas:

The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) is committed to funding the best science relevant to hereditary and sporadic types of ataxia in both basic and translational research. NAF invites research applications from U.S.A. and International non-profit and for-profit institutions. Non-U.S. citizens are eligible to apply for a research grant from NAF.

The average funds granted will be up to $15,000 but funding may be considered for up to $30,000 for projects deserving special consideration.

Application Details:

NAF research grants are for new and innovative studies that are relevant to the cause, pathogenesis or treatment of the hereditary or sporadic ataxias. Research grants are offered primarily as "seed monies" to assist investigators in the early or pilot phase of their studies and as additional support for ongoing investigations on demonstration of need.

Please submit a brief e-mail with your intentions to apply for NAF funding, including a full title, and a one-page abstract of your research proposal, on or before July 15th to E-mail the completed application as a single PDF file attachment to with the last name of the researcher in the subject line of the email. Electronic signatures will be accepted. Grant Applications submitted that are not preceded by a Letter of Intent, will NOT be reviewed.


NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Kilianski,Louise
Hancock,Jennifer Anne

Sponsor Contacts:

2600 Fernbrook Lane Suite 119
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States