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Child Health Research Awards Program

Grants for Research to Improve Child Health

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Charles H. Hood Foundation

Deadline Date:

09/16/11 12:00 PM EST


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Grants to support promising pediatric researchers in New England whose research findings will contribute to significant improvements in child health. The purpose of these grants is to help launch the successful careers of researchers who are within five years of their first faculty appointment and who demonstrate the potential for a lifetime career as an investigator in pediatric research.

Funding will support the following types of research: clinical, basic science, public health, health services research and epidemiology projects. Projects must be hypothesis‐driven with relevance to child health.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 125499

Number of Grants:


Estimated Size of Grant:

$75,000 per year for two years

Term of Contract:

two years


  • See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must be working in nonprofit academic, medical, or research institutions in the six New England states: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.

The Applicant must hold a doctoral degree with a demonstrated level of independence confirmed by the Department or Division Chair.

PLEASE NOTE: Hospital divisions may select no more than two Applicants to submit proposals. There are no limitations on departmental or institutional submissions.

Pre-Application Information:

The complete application process requires an online submission as well as three hard copies of the uploaded PDF with original signatures on one of the Application Face Sheets. The online version is due on September 16, 2011. Before beginning the online submission, download and save the “Application Forms” which can be found at:

Use one of the following links to begin or continue the application process:
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The hard copies must be received by the Foundation by September 21, 2011 (12:00 PM EST). These may be mailed to:

Gay Lockwood, Senior Program Officer
Charles H. Hood Foundation
95 Berkeley Street, Room 208
Boston, MA 02116

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Direct any Questions to:
Gay Lockwood, Senior Program Officer
Charles H. Hood Foundation
95 Berkeley Street, Room 208
Boston, MA 02116

Phone: 617‐695‐9439

Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut;   Maine;   Massachusetts;   New Hampshire;   Rhode Island;   Vermont