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Other Funding Opportunities

The James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program

The mission of the James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program is to provide increasingly significant levels of funding to Florida research institutions for the performance of high-quality and high-impact biomedical research and technology development to improve prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure of tobacco-related diseases including cancer, cardiovascular disease, stroke, and pulmonary disease.

American Diabetes Association

The basic purpose of the American Diabetes Association’s Research Program is to further our mission to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. To that end, our Research Program spans the full spectrum of diabetes research and supports investigators in all stages of their careers

American Dental Association

As dentistry’s premier philanthropic and charitable organization, the ADA Foundation is a catalyst for uniting people and organizations to make a difference through better oral health. They secure contributions and provide grants for sustainable programs in dental research, education, access to care and assistance for dentists and their families in need.

American Heart Association

Research is a major weapon in the fight against cardiovascular diseases. Read about the AHA’s research program, goals, financial commitment, standards, volunteer structure and how funding decisions are made, and types of research they fund.

Southeastern Conference Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program

The Southeastern Conference (SEC) Visiting Faculty Travel Grant Program is intended to enhance faculty collaboration that stimulates scholarly initiatives between SEC universities. This initiative gives faculty from one SEC university the opportunity to travel to another SEC campus to: exchange ideas; develop grant proposals; conduct research; consult with faculty and/or students; offer lectures or symposia; or engage in whatever academic activities are agreeable to the visitor and host unit.

Travel dates for these visits must be between November 1, 2014 and July 15, 2015.   The grants will cover transportation, lodging and per diem.  Non-travel-related expense (e.g. books, supplies, computer software, etc.) will not be covered and it is not permissible to use funds for support staff (TA’s, RA’s) expenses. The University of Florida can select faculty members to receive 2014-2015 grants up to $2,500 each. The deadline to apply is September 12, 2014.

See http://www.aa.ufl.edu/Data/Sites/18/media/sec/web-more-info-announcement-sec-visiting-faculty-travel-grants-2014-2015.pdf for complete information.