The Kidney Foundation of Canada

ASF, PEDERSEN FAMILY, KFOC ALPORT SYNDROME RESEARCH FUNDING PROGRAM

GUIDELINES AND APPLICATION FORM:

ASF, Pedersen Family, KFOC Alport Syndrome Research Funding Program

Policy on Indirect Costs of Research

The Art of Grantsmanship: (Helpful pointers on preparing funding applications.)

 

DEADLINE:  Monday, March 20, 2017 (5:00 PM Arizona time/MST)

Only applications in English will be accepted.


The principal goal of the Alport Syndrome Foundation, Inc. (ASF), Pedersen Family and The Kidney Foundation of Canada (KFOC) Funding Program is to find novel treatments to prevent kidney failure and hearing loss in all patients with Alport Syndrome.

Types of Proposals Sought

Research proposals with the potential to accelerate the development of new treatments to prolong kidney function and prevent hearing loss including:
•    Identification and investigation of target pathways in disease progression
•    Drug repurposing or other novel approaches to improve the current standard of care.

There are no geographical limitations of this funding.

Funding

It is anticipated that two research projects will be selected for funding, totaling $100,000 USD each, over a one- to two-year timeframe. Successful applicants will be notified in June 2017 in accordance with the ASF, Pedersen Family, KFOC Alport Syndrome Research Funding Program.

Process

Research proposals will be evaluated by an independent peer review process.  Applications should be of 10–15 pages in length and must be in accordance with the instructions in the ASF, Pedersen Family, KFOC Alport Syndrome Research Funding Program.

Deadline

The deadline for submission of completed research funding applications is Monday, March 20, 2017 by 5:00 pm Arizona Time/MST (no late submittals will be accepted).


For Additional Information, go to www.alportsyndrome.org or Contact:

Sharon Lagas
Board President, Alport Syndrome Foundation, Inc.
Telephone:  1-480-800-3510
Email:  research@alportsyndrome.org

Or

Elisabeth Fowler
National Director of Research, The Kidney Foundation of Canada
Telephone:  1-888-210-9894, ext. 104
Email:  elisabeth.fowler@kidney.ca
Website: www.kidney.ca

Only applications in English will be accepted.