Pilot Program CFAR provides direct funding to stimulate new research on HIV/AIDS, including the formation of new, multidisciplinary HIV/AIDS research teams that leverage unique institutional strengths. The Developmental Core oversees this pilot award program which offers different types of peer-reviewed awards including: New Investigator awards to early career faculty wishing to develop initial HIV-related research projects. Multidisciplinary awards to support new interdisciplinary collaborations that span different departments and schools. High-Impact innovation awards to support innovative studies with the potential for high impact Current Funding Opportunities The UR Center for AIDS Research is pleased to announce new pilot award requests for proposals (RFP) Joint Funding Opportunity in HIV/AIDS through SMD, SON and Program Of Excellence The UR-CFAR is happy to announce a new request for applications through joint funding from the UR School of Nursing (SON) and School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD), under the auspices of the URMC Program of Excellence in HIV/AIDS. Up to 2 award will be made for a one-year period with maximum funding of $50,000 in Direct Costs for each award. Additional information and specific application requirements can be found in the full pilot announcement below. Applications are due before or on October 30, 2015, no later than 5 PM. As for all CFAR funding opportunities, this pilot program is intended to provide support for investigator teams to generate preliminary data that will facilitate the submission of subsequent competitive proposals for NIH-sponsored/other grants. View the full pilot announcement Please check back often for future announcements. We generally offer pilot funding opportunities in the late summer/early fall and again in late fall/early winter. Sign up for our listserv to be notified of funding opportunities. Review a complete list of NIAID Funding Opportunities For more information about funding opportunities, please contact Laura_Enders@urmc.rochester.edu.