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Grants and Funding

CARRA offers members various funding and internship opportunities to further research that leverages the CARRA network and positively impacts the pediatric rheumatology scientific community and advances the CARRA mission. Additional information for the different grant opportunities, including the application instructions and templates are available below.

These grants are made possible through the generous support of the Arthritis Foundation. Visit the Arthritis Foundation website: http://www.arthritis.org/ 

                                  


CARRA-AF Grant Program

Important Deadlines

LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Click here to view a pdf document of everything you will asked to provide in the online grant application form. 

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Additional Funding Opportunities


CARRA-AF Large Grant

The next round of CARRA-AF Large Grants will be announced in Summer 2018.

This funding opportunity supports the development and publication of a clinical or translational project which will immediately impact research projects within CARRA or result in a larger collaborative grant that furthers the CARRA mission. New or early investigators are encouraged to apply and will be afforded special consideration.  A successful application may be for:

  • an all-inclusive clinical or translational research project; or
  • a pilot research project, that if successful, could lead to extramural funding.

Preference will be given to submissions which are collaborative and leverage current CARRA network resources or will further develop the CARRA network.

Deadline: October 1

Full Large Grant Submission Details


CARRA-AF Small Grant

The next round of CARRA-AF Small Grants will be announced in Summer 2018.

This opportunity is available to support projects in development.  New or early investigators are encouraged to apply and will be afforded special consideration.  The research project can be a pilot, continuation of ongoing research, or other projects that move forward clinical or translational research that furthers the CARRA mission. Preference will be given to research that is collaborative in nature, which leverage current CARRA network resources and/or will further develop the CARRA network.

Deadline has passed.

Full Small Grant Submission Details


CARRA-AF Fellow Small Grant

The next round of CARRA-AF Fellow Small Grants will be announced in Winter 2018.

This grant mechanism is exclusively available for fellows entering their third year who wish to perform a CARRA-related research project. The project must not be necessary to meet the ABP requirement for scholarly work product, but it may be supplemental.

  • Non-pediatric rheumatology fellows are not eligible.
  • Fellows must have a mentor listed on their application. Mentor does not need to be a pediatric rheumatologist.

Deadline has passed.

Full Fellow Small Grant Submission Details


CARRA-AF Publication Support Grant

Now Accepting Applications

This funding opportunity is available to researchers to support statistical analyses on existing data sets from collaborative research projects which will enable the researcher to submit the results of his/her project for publication in 9 months or less. Researchers should have the data in hand at the time of submission. Publication costs are not allowed. New or early investigators are encouraged to apply and will be afforded special consideration.

Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis (up to 5 awards)

Full Publication Support Grant Submission Details


CARRA Research Coordinator Advisory Committee (RCAC) Scholarships for Professional Certification and Continuing Education

Now Accepting Applications

CARRA’s RCAC is offering 13 scholarships of up to $200 each to help supplement costs of completing or continuing SOCRA or ACRP certification for CARRA research coordinators.  Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and each applicant can only receive funding once per fiscal year.

Applicants must be current CARRA Research Associate (coordinator) members. Applications are submitted at:  https://wiki.carragroup.org/display/RAAC/Funding+opportunities+for+CARRA+Coordinators.

If you have any questions, you can email Jennifer Woo, RCAC Chair, at [email protected].

Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis (up to 13 awards)


CARRA Registry Internship

The next round of CARRA Registry Internship Awards will be announced later in 2018.

CARRA is now accepting applications for up to two CARRA Registry Intern positions. The CARRA Registry Internship will require 25% effort for one year. The internship may be eligible for a one year renewal, depending on availability of funds and/or intern productivity.  This opportunity is supported through funds received via our partnership with the Arthritis Foundation.

Click here for complete details in the 2018 RFA.

Deadline has passed.


CARRA-AF Registry Research Coordinator Pilot Support Program

The next round of CARRA Registry Research Coordinator Pilot Support Programs will be announced later in 2018.

CARRA and the Arthritis Foundation are committed to supporting our CARRA Registry sites and believe firmly in the importance of a dedicated coordinator to support enrollment and ongoing maintenance of the CARRA Registry and sub studies. As such, we are pleased to announce a pilot program that will provide funding to a limited number of current CARRA Registry sites for salary support for a CARRA Registry research coordinator.

Deadline has passed.


The Utrecht Summer School Program Sponsorship Program

Now Accepting Applications

CARRA is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for up to 2 early investigators to receive sponsorship to participate in this year’s Utrecht summer school program course entitled “Translational Medicine: Doing the Right Research Right.” Fellows with established translational research interests will also be considered for this opportunity. The course will take place July 9 – July 13, 2018 in Utrecht, Netherlands. The sponsorship will cover the 800 Euro tuition (which includes housing and lunches), round trip coach airfare and $250 for incidental expenses.

Click here for complete details in the 2018 RFA.

Deadline: March 26


Additional Funding Opportunities:

Pfizer offers support for your independently-run health care quality improvement initiatives through online resources and medical education grants. Review opportunities here.

NIAMS Research Funding

NIAID Research Funding

ACR Awards and Grants