Funding Opportunities

CCMBM Tools and Technology Grant Program RFP

Award amount is $5,000 max

 

Key Dates

- Call for applications - May 28, 2020

- Deadline has passed - Applications are no longer accepted
- Award Notifications - August 2020

 

Eligibility

- Associate and Full CCMBM Members are eligible. If you are not currently a member, please see how to become a member.

- T/T funds may not be used for personnel salary/benefits or travel.

- T/T Grants cannot be used to supplement a current P/F award.

 

The UCSF Core Center in Musculoskeletal Biology and Medicine (CCMBM) is accepting applications for its Tools and Technology (T/T) Grant Program. Research topics should be translational in nature within the musculoskeletal field. The goal of this grant mechanism is to encourage utilization of the many cutting-edge technologies or services now available through the CCMBM cores. There are three core facilities: 1) Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Study Design, 2) Imaging, and 3) Skeletal Biology and BiomechanicsPriority will be placed on proposals requesting T/T funds to add the use of a new technology/core service to an existing or recently-proposed project. Proposals requesting funds to support new project ideas should, instead, apply to the CCMBM Pilot and Feasibility Grant Program that will open August 24, 2020.

 

Applications should consist of the following sections:
 

1. Cover page with the following items:

-PI name(s)

-Main PI Academic title

-Department

-Email of main PI

-Phone number of main PI

-Are you an Associate or Full CCMBM member?

-Are you a junior investigator?

-Account manager/contact name, email address, and phone number

 

2. Clear research plan that is no more than 2 pages, including the innovative features and potential impact (references not included)

 

3. Detailed budget page with justification ($5,000 maximum) – specifying which core technology or service to be accessed with the T/T grant funds. Please note award funds MUST be used by January 31, 2021. No cost extensions will be given.

4. Other research support document including current and pending support, particularly in relation to possible overlap

 

Use of T/T grants will be restricted to: generate preliminary data; incorporate the use of new technologies into existing, funded projects; or generate data for resubmission of extramural grants with promising prior review (please include a copy of the grant’s pink sheet).

 

The completed application should be submitted as a single PDF file and saved with your name (John_Smith-2020_TT_grant_app.pdf) to Daniel Davis no later than Monday, July 20, 2020, 5:00 PM PST.

 


Pilot/Feasibility Grant Program RFP

Established Investigators - $50,000 max
Junior Investigators - $40,000 max

Fall 2020 Cycle Key Dates
·  Call for Applications - Monday, August 24, 2020
·  Application Deadline - Monday, September 21st (2:00PM PST)
·  Award Notifications - End of December 2020

The UCSF Core Center in Musculoskeletal Biology and Medicine (CCMBM) provides shared facilities and services to investigators addressing scientific problems in musculoskeletal biology and medicine to improve efficiency, accelerate the pace of research, and ensure greater productivity.

The UCSF CCMBM is currently accepting applications for its Pilot and Feasibility Grant Program. Research topics should be translational in nature and related to musculoskeletal disease. If you have any research questions in regards to applying, please email Dezba Coughlin.

Use of funds are to be utilized in at least one of three CCMBM Research Cores - 1) Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Study Design, 2) Imaging, and 3) Skeletal Biology and Biomechanics.  Kindly consult the appropriate Core(s) contacts for guidance on the appropriateness of your application idea within the framework of the overall Center, and if you require a quote for Core consultation and/or service. 

Applications are to be submitted through the UCSF Resource Allocation Program (RAP) portal. Established investigators maybe awarded up to $50,000. Junior Investigators may be awarded up to $40,000. All applications are due Monday, September 21, 2020, 2:00 pm (PST). You must be a member to be eligible to apply. If you have questions regarding CCMBM membership, please email Daniel Davis.

Applications can be found for the following categories: <<Junior Investigators>> and <<Established Investigators>>.

Lotz Lab

Past Opportunities

Tools and Technology Grant Program RFP

Tools and Technology Grant Program RFP

$5,000 max award

2019 Cycle Key Dates
·  Call for applications - October 14, 2019

·  Deadline has passed – applications are no longer accepted.
·  Award Notifications - December 2019 

The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) has renewed the P30 Research Core Center in Musculoskeletal Biology and Medicine (CCMBM) at UCSF. The UCSF CCMBM provides shared facilities and services to investigators addressing scientific problems in musculoskeletal biology and medicine to improve efficiency, accelerate the pace of research, and ensure greater productivity.

​The Tools and Technology Grants mechanism is to encourage utilization or services available through the CCMBM Cores. Research topics should be translational in nature within the musculoskeletal field. The goal of this grant mechanism is to encourage utilization of the many cutting-edge technologies or services now available through the CCMBM cores

Priority will be placed on proposals requesting T/T funds to add the use of a new technology/ core service to an existing or recently proposed project. Proposals requesting funds to support new project ideas should apply to the CCMBM Pilot and Feasibility Grant Program that will open in early 2020.