Apply for Research Grant
The mission of the Cystinosis Research Foundation is to support bench, clinical and translational cystinosis research to find better treatments and a cure for cystinosis. Global calls for grant applications are made in the spring and autumn of each year.
The Cystinosis Research Foundation works closely with the CRF Scientific Review Board (SRB) comprised of leading experts in the field of cystinosis who determine the scientific validity and merit of the grant proposals based on the NIH scale of standards. The SRB advises the Cystinosis Research Foundation on the scientific merit of each proposal.
CRF Announces the 2020 Fall Call for Grant Proposals and Fellowship Applications
The ultimate goal of the Cystinosis Research Foundation is to find better treatments and a cure for cystinosis. Research and fellowship applications must take into consideration the mission and goals of the foundation in order to be considered. Global calls for grant applications will be made twice each year. Research and fellowship grants are awarded for 1-2 years.
Currently, the Cystinosis Research Foundation has $2.5 Million available for research and fellowship grants. The number of awards and their value will depend on the number of outstanding proposals and the funds available at the time.
The deadline for the Fall 2020 Grant Proposals and Fellowship Applications is Tuesday, October 13, 2020. The successful grant applicants will be notified by the end of December 2020. Please note that the earliest start date for research projects submitted for this cycle is
February 1, 2021.
For Grant Awardees
CRF required reporting forms after receiving a grant:
Progress reports are required at regular intervals for the duration of the study and a final report is required at the study’s conclusion. These progress reports should be an executive overview of the study’s progress against key milestones and should include any personnel updates. The progress reports must also include a budget report which shall be a one-page detailed accounting of budget receipts and expenditures. Grant payments will be linked to these reports.