Funding guide for stroke research.
Federal Funding Opportunities
These funding opportunities include initiatives and programs from the following agencies:
- US Army Medical Research and Material Command funds casualty care and operational medicine research. (*When you open this link, your web browser may inform you that the “connection is untrusted.” This security alert is common when accessing Department of Defense websites; you may safely accept the connection and access the website.)
- Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – some stroke funding, including for the Paul Coverdell Acute National Stroke Registry.
- National Institutes of Health –
- Search the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts, the official NIH information source for funding opportunities from all NIH institutes and centers.
Listed below are the funding web pages for individual NIH institutes that support research on or related to stroke.
- National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) – diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung, and blood, including heart disease and stroke
- National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) – diabetes (including stroke), endocrinology, and metabolic diseases; digestive diseases and nutrition; and kidney, urologic, and hematologic diseases
- National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) – mental health, including stroke and depression
- National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) – disorders of the brain and nervous system, including stroke
- National Institute on Aging (NIA) – aging and stroke
Non-Federal Funding Opportunities
- American Academy of Neurology provides neurology awards and fellowships.
- American College of Cardiology provides financial awards to advance research in cardiovascular disease.
- American Federation for Aging Research funds research in aging and geriatric medicine.
- American Geriatrics Society offers grants to fund research related to health and aging, including research on stroke.
- American Heart Association supports research in heart disease and stroke.
- Child Neurology Foundation funds research on child neurology and promoting the optimal care and welfare of children with neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders, including childhood stroke.
- Congress of Neurological Surgeons offers fellowships to neurosurgical residents or graduates in clinical or basic research in the field of brain repair.
- Dana Foundation supports research on imaging innovations that help reveal how the human brain functions normally, how disorders and injuries alter these functions, and how various therapies affect these conditions.
- Hearst Foundation supports programs that seek to improve and assure access to quality health care for underserved populations in both urban and rural areas, especially the elderly and the disabled.
- McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience administers several awards that support young and established neuroscientists and encourage interdisciplinary collaboration.
- National Hemophila Foundation funds projects that would yield scientific information contributing to a cure for bleeding disorders such as hemophilia and von Willebrand disease.
- National Organization for Rare Disorders provides one-year grant for a clinical research study related to the cause or treatment of thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
- Neuroradiology Education and Research Foundation funds early phase scholars’ research in neuroradiology, including health services, physiological imaging and interventional neuroradiology.
- Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation provides individual research grants and a core pilot program for research in neurology related to spinal cord injury.
To Find More Funding Opportunities
- Carolina students, faculty, and research staff interested in obtaining more information about funding opportunities related to your research are invited to contact your respective support organizations:
- Search InfoEd Global SPIN – an extensive multidisciplinary database of federal and private grants.