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Grant offerings

Application deadline: March 4, 2015

We invite qualified scientists to submit an application for the 2015-2016 grant cycle and join us in our mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. The goals of the Awards and Grants Program are to:

  1. foster laboratory, patient-centered and social-behavioral research designed to prevent and relieve the suffering associated with all lung diseases and corresponding risk factors
  2. fund researchers at important crossroads of their careers to gain long-term commitment to lung disease research

Learn more about the Terms and Conditions governing our Awards and Grants Program.

Grant Offerings

Alpha-1 Research Grant - a joint partnership between the American Lung Association and the Alpha-1 Foundation. The objective of the Research Grant is to support clinical, laboratory, epidemiological or any other kind of research projects aimed at developing novel medical treatments, advancing current treatment options or finding a cure for Alpha-1.

The Alpha-1 Research Grant is for $40,000 per year. The period of performance for this award is July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2017.  A letter of intent is NOT required.  All applications must be sumbitted electroncially through proposalCENTRAL, by March 4, 2015  Eligibility requirements and application instructions are available through proposalCENTRAL.

At this time we are not requesting applications for our Asthma Clinical Research Centers