BrightFocus Foundation FY21 Macular Degeneration Research Request for Proposals Due July 29

BrightFocus Foundation FY21 Macular Degeneration Research Request for Proposals Due July 29

BrightFocus is now receiving applications for new Macular Degeneration Research grants.  BrightFocus provides research funds for U.S. domestic as well as international researchers pursuing pioneering research leading to greater understanding, prevention, and treatment of age-related macular degeneration.

New this year:  three new types of grants available to fund a wide range of innovative scientific ideas from early-stage and established investigators.

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship (maximum award value $200,000, 2 years)
  • New Investigator Grant (maximum award value $450,000, up to 3 years)
  • Innovative Research Grant (maximum award value $600,000, up to 3 years)

The full announcement can be viewed at https://www.brightfocus.org/MDR-RFP, including how to apply. For grants beginning in 2021, a Letter of Intent is due July 29, 2020, 11:59 PM EST.

Please share this announcement with the scientific members of your community, and any other individuals you think may have an interest in this potential funding opportunity.