Foundation / Corporation
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF)
10/31/21 5:00 PM (EST)
Grants to USA, Canada, and International research and development companies to develop therapies for genetic diseases. Grant funds may be used to support early discovery, exploratory, and preclinical development studies as well as more advanced programs that are moving into investigational new drug enabling studies. Funding is intended to stimulate and de-risk drug development of novel therapies for cystic fibrosis.
The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with CF the opportunity to lead long, fulfilling lives by funding research and drug development, partnering with the CF community, and advancing high-quality, specialized care. In an effort to stimulate the development of new pharmaceutical products for the benefit of persons with CF, CFF developed the "Therapeutics Development Award” Program. The purpose of this program is to provide funds to companies for the development of commercial products to benefit individuals with CF.
Applications will be considered in any therapeutic area that could benefit people with CF but are particularly encouraged in areas related to treating CF infections, CFTR modulation, mucus clearance (mucolytics and airway surface hydration), inflammation, chronic lung allograft dysfunction, CF-related diabetes, CF liver disease, and nutrition.
The TDA program provides two mechanisms of support:
Awards will be made for either discovery (against certain CF airway pathogens) or preclinical and initial clinical development activities (all therapeutic areas relevant to CF).
Goals of Research Currently of Interest to CFF/Priority Areas:
Extensive survey input from the CF community (people with CF, family members, caregivers and key opinion leaders) have identified key research Areas of Encouragement that are most important to them. The areas selected by the CF community are listed below in order of prioritization. Applications may address any topic area advancing CF care, treatment, or research. However, applications addressing the following areas are particularly encouraged:
GrantWatch ID#: 192741
Funding for Component I is for up to US $600,000 while Component II is in the range of US $3,000,000 to US $5,000,000.
Funding for Component I and Component II is for over no more than a three (3) year period.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Applicants are to submit LOIs and full applications online at proposalCENTRAL: https://awards.cff.org./s_Login.jsp?_ga=2.17009273.1781988843.1630328198-14618030.1630328198
For program/content information:
Lindsey Beaman email@example.com or 240-200-3780
Maria Wang firstname.lastname@example.org or 240-200-3777
For technical support with the online application:
Primary CFF Grants and Contracts contact email@example.com or 301-841-2614
Secondary CFF Grants and Contracts contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-841-2614
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