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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Researchers to Build Tools,
Services, and Methods to Benefit the Neuromuscular Research Community

Research Infrastructure Grants (RIG)

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Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

LOI Date:

01/21/22

Deadline Date:

02/18/22

Description:

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Grants to USA, Canada, and International researchers to build tools, services, and techniques to benefit the neuromuscular research community. Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full grant application. Applicants must be affiliated with a medical, corporate, educational, or research institution.

The main review criterion for this grant is need for the infrastructure to further research for the purpose of therapy development. Recipients of an MDA Infrastructure Grant must develop a plan to make this MDA-funded resource available to the research community and have a plan for sustaining the infrastructure beyond the period of MDA support. Letters of support from the community are an essential part of the application.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 200378

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for an Infrastructure Grant, applicants must:
- Hold a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) or equivalent degree (i.e. D.O.);
- Be a professional or faculty member (professor, associate professor or assistant professor) at an appropriate educational, medical, corporate or research institution;
- Be qualified to conduct research within his or her own laboratory;
- Have an acceptable research plan for a specific disease in MDA's portfolio;
- Assume both administrative and financial responsibility for the grant;
- Have access to institutional resources necessary to conduct the proposed project;
- By the application deadline, applicants must be in compliance with MDA’s Good Standing policy and be up to date on any delinquent or incomplete grant deliverable from previously awarded grants. See MDA Research Department Grant Policy Manual for details.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- 1/21/2022 - Letter of Intent (LOI) Due
- 2/18/2022 - Application Due
- 9/1/2022 - Proposed Start Date

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online:
https://proposalcentral.com/ProposalGI.asp?SectionID=10132&ProposalID=-1

For grant-related inquiries, please email grants@mdausa.org.

For all other matters, contact the MDA Resource Center at ResourceCenter@mdausa.org.

Muscular Dystrophy Association National Office
161 N. Clark, Suite 3550
Chicago, Illinois 60601
800-572-1717

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