The Hartwell Foundation supports innovative, early-stage biomedical research that has not qualified for funding from traditional sources and that has the potential to benefit children in the US.
Successful Hartwell proposals
- Address a specific and compelling unmet need to improve health outcomes for children in the US
- Have the potential to accelerate clinical discovery and translational research
- Offer new technology or propose new uses of existing technology
- Involve significant risk (preliminary data not required)
The Foundation will not fund basic research, those in pursuit of commercial venture, or proposals that already receive or will receive significant extramural funding
$100,000 per year for three years.
No indirects allowed.
Possession of an MD is recommended but not required. If the nominee is not an MD, then he/she must have a collaborator who is a practicing physician, preferably in pediatric medicine.
Only researchers nominated by a Participating Institution selected by The Hartwell Foundation are eligible to compete for the Individual Biomedical Research Award. All Nominees for the Award must hold U.S. citizenship; must maintain a full-time appointment within the Participating Institution; must have adequate committed laboratory and office space to conduct the proposed research; and agree to the Foundation’s terms and conditions.
Internal Section Process
Interested medical campus investigators should submit the following materials listed below via InfoReady Review by Friday, June 3, 2022. If you are a BMC investigator and wish to apply for this opportunity, please contact Jess Howard, Associate Director of Foundation Relations and Government Grants at Jessica.Howard@bmc.org by Friday, May 20, 2022.
- Questions outlined in InfoReady Review application;
- A brief statement (up to 2 pages) by the candidate describing their scientific achievements and proposed project;
- A brief budget outline for the proposed research;
- Up-to-date CV or biosketch.
A faculty committee drawn from both campuses will review internal proposals and select nominees. Foundation Relations will work with the nominees to develop and submit the institutional nomination letter and applicant materials by 9/15/2022
Internal Deadline: Friday, June 3, 2022
Application Deadline: Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022.
In requesting to be considered for this limited submission funding opportunity, you are making a commitment, if selected, to submit your proposal to the sponsor in a timely manner and to Sponsored Programs in accordance with the Proposal Submission Policy