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Funding Opportunities

The Ernest J. Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience Pilot Program for 2020

The Ernest J. Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience (Del Monte) will have their next RFA released in early 2021 for a July 1, 2021 start date. 

Del Monte supports the following programs:

The Schmitt Program in Integrative Neuroscience

The Schmitt Program in Integrative Neuroscience (SPIN) supports pilot and feasibility awards (up to $50,000 per award) for basic science and translational projects that advance our understanding of both normal and abnormal brain functioning (4-5 awards available).

The Harry T. Mangurian Jr. Foundation

The Harry T. Mangurian Jr. Foundation (MF) offers pilot and feasibility awards (up to $50,000 per award) for basic, clinical and translational projects that specifically support research on Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) (2 awards available).

Rochester Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research

The Rochester Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research (RCADR), supports pilot and feasibility awards (up to $50,000 per award) for basic science and translational projects that advance our understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Funds for one award are generously donated by the Feinberg Family Fund.  An additional donation from the Sally J. States Pilot Fund in Alzheimer’s Research will partially support an additional pilot (4 awards available).

Center for Health + Technology Clinical Neuroscience Pilot Program

Center for Health + Technology Clinical Neuroscience Pilot Program (CHET) offers pilot and feasibility awards (up to $50,000 per award) for clinical research projects leveraging novel digital technologies that advance our understanding of areas of unmet need in clinical neuroscience (4 awards available).

University of Rochester Center for Advanced Brain Imaging and Neurophysiology

University of Rochester Center for Advanced Brain Imaging and Neurophysiology (UR CABIN) offers pilot and feasibility funds (up to $10,000 per award) to support innovative, investigator-initiated basic and clinical neuroscience research using the PRISMA 3T magnet (up to 6 awards available).