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Rare Disease Foundation: Microgrants for rare disease research

Posted by Danielle Andres on July 9, 2018 in Research Funding

The Rare Disease Foundation has released another call for microgrant projects. This program is offered by the Rare Disease Foundation, the BC Children's Hospital Foundation and its generous donors and supporters. Microgrant competitions are held four times yearly, with deadlines on the last day of the month in January, April, July and October.

  • Perfect for a proof of concept projects, small discrete projects for graduate students or residents, or pilot research
  • Fast decision process (less than four weeks)
  • Up to 5,000 Canadian dollars per grant
  • Funds innovative rare disease research that directly benefits patients
  • Simple two page proposal

All research funded by the Rare Disease Foundation has to directly lead to improvements for patients or caregivers affected by rare diseases. 

Please consult the website for more information and to submit your application.

Deadline: July 31st 2018, midnight Pacific Standard Time.