These awards are for developing and testing new hypotheses and/or methods, and supporting promising new investigators as they establish themselves in research areas relevant to cystic fibrosis. Information derived from such studies will hopefully lead to submission to other funding agencies, such as the National Institutes of Health.
Proposed work must be
Support may be requested for $50,000 per year (plus 12% for indirect costs) for up to two years.
Priority will be placed on those projects that propose to better understand the mechanisms behind disease pathophysiology and to develop strategies to prevent or treat CF. Projects proposing interventional clinical studies must not be submitted through this funding mechanism and should instead apply for a Clinical Pilot and Feasibility Award.
Applicants seeking to submit proposals focused on topics such as the restoration of
Policies and Guidelines
Applicants may submit only one Pilot and Feasibility Award application in 2022 (either the Spring or Fall cycle).
Please review the 2022 Policies and Guidelines for complete submission information.
Spring cycle applications: May 12, 2022
Fall cycle applications: December 2022
Applications must be submitted online at awards.cff.org by 5 p.m. ET.
For More Information
Those who are interested in any funding programs offered by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation may get further information, or discuss the potential relevance of their studies or research by contacting the Grants and Contracts office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please Direct Inquiries to:
Grants and Contracts Office
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
4550 Montgomery Ave.
Suite 1100 N
Bethesda, MD 20814