Grants and funding opportunities for Rare Diseases Research

The disease may be “rare” but the funding does not have to be.

Search for funding with this curated view of rare disease funding opportunities or search all funding with the GRANTguide.

National MPS Society

Posted: May 26, 2022

Research Grants (rare diseases: MPS research fellows)

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Host location:

Global

Letter of intent due:

March 15, 2022

Currently closed

Full application due:

May 15, 2022

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Posted: May 27, 2022

Biological Basis for Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes (worldwide)

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Host location:

Global

Full application due:

August 2, 2022

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Posted: May 25, 2022

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award (cystic fibrosis USA)

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Host location:

USA

Full application due:

December 1, 2022

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Posted: May 24, 2022

Path to a Cure – Collaborative Research Grant (cystic fibrosis worldwide)

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Host location:

Global

Rolling submissions

A-T Society

Posted: May 4, 2022

Studentship or Fellowships (UK Ataxia-Telangiectasia)

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Host location:

United Kingdom

Rolling submissions

International Rett Syndrome Foundation (IRSF)

Posted: May 2, 2022

Independence Award (Rett syndrome USA)

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Host location:

USA

Letter of intent due:

May 18, 2022

Full application due:

July 1, 2022

A-T Society

Posted: May 2, 2022

Project Funding (UK Ataxia-Telangiectasia)

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Host location:

United Kingdom

Rolling submissions

Foundation Fighting Blindness

Posted: May 2, 2022

Research Core Award: Non-rodent Large Animal Model for Inherited Retinal Disease

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Host location:

Global

Rolling submissions

International Rett Syndrome Foundation (IRSF)

Posted: April 29, 2022

Innovation Award (Rett syndrome worldwide)

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Host location:

Global

Letter of intent due:

May 18, 2022

Full application due:

July 1, 2022

ALS Association

Posted: April 28, 2022

ALS Seed Grants 2022 (neurology, global)

Recipient citizenship:

Global

Host location:

Global

Letter of intent due:

May 17, 2022

Full application due:

July 19, 2022