Phone: (414) 918-9822    Email: [email protected]

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-Arthritis Foundation Grant Program

Important Deadlines

LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Detailed instructions for all CARRA-Arthritis Foundation grants coming soon. 

No-Cost Extension Request and Progress Report Forms

Quick Links

Grant Recipients

Travel Awardees

  • 2017
  • 2016

Publications

Scientific Review Committee Roster

Additional Funding Opportunities

CARRA Staff is available Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm CST to assist with the application process and to answer questions. Contact us by emailing [email protected] or by calling the CARRA Research Administrator at 414-918-9822. Staff will reply as quickly as possible.


CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Large Grant

Now Accepting Applications

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: Letter of Intent - September 1 / Complete Application - October 1

Full Large Grant Submission Details


CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Small Grant

Now Accepting Applications

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: October 1

Full Small Grant Submission Details


CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Fellow Grant

The next round of CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Fellow 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: March 1

Full Fellow Small Grant Submission Details


CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Biostatistics Support Grant

Now Accepting Applications

This funding opportunity (previously known as the Publication Support Grant) is available to researchers to support statistical analyses on existing CARRA 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 Biostatistics 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.

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-Arthritis Foundation Registry Research Coordinator Pilot Support Program

The next round of CARRA Registry Research Coordinator Pilot Support Programs will be announced in 2019.

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.

Click here for complete details in the 2018 RFA.

Deadline has passed.


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