CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Spring Grant Cycle is Here!


RFA: CARRA-Arthritis Foundation Small & Fellow Grants

Applications Due: February 15, 2021

CARRA is currently accepting applications for Small Grants and Fellow Grants! 

**IMPORTANT REMINDER: Grant applications that propose collection of any new data or biosamples via the CARRA Registry and/or via CARRA sites must include a letter of support (LOS) from CARRA’s Research and Registry Oversight Committee (RROC). LOS Requests must be made 6 weeks in advance. For the Spring Grant Cycle, RROC requests are due February 1st.

CARRA - Arthritis Foundation Small Grant 

This opportunity is available to support projects in development. 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. New or early investigators are encouraged to apply. 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.

  • Funding limit: $50,000
  • Project period: 2 years 

Full Small Grant Details

CARRA - Arthritis Foundation Fellow Grant 

This grant mechanism is exclusively available for fellows entering their third year who wish to perform a CARRA-related research project (utilizing the CARRA network, the CARRA Registry, or data and/or samples from other CARRA studies). The project must not be necessary to meet the ABP requirement for scholarly work product, but it may be supplemental. The intent of this funding program is to augment the fellow’s research portfolio by supporting a project that extends, enhances, or is distinct from their primary scholarly project, as defined and required by the ABP for Board eligibility.

  • Funding limit: $25,000
  • Project period: 1 year 

Full Fellow Grant Details

These grants are made possible through the generous support of the Arthritis Foundation.