The Simon Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) announced a Request for Applications for its Summer 2018 Pilot Award program. These grants are intended to provide early support for exploratory ideas. A summary is provided below.
To provide early support for exploratory ideas, particularly those with novel hypotheses.
Applications that propose research to link genetic or other ASD risk factors to molecular, cellular, circuit or behavioral mechanisms of ASD are encouraged.
Up to $300K
20% (Not applicable on equipment with a unit cost of more than $10,000, tuition, or Simons Simplex Collection (SSC) or Simons Variation in Individuals Project (Simons VIP) biospecimens)
Up to 2 years
Letter of Intent due at ORS – April 4, 2019
Full application due at agency – April 18, 2019
For more information, including the program guidelines and application forms, please visit:
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