Bridge Grants

The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) offers Bridge Grants to support researchers who have submitted meritorious but unfunded K-type (career development) and R-type applications to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), or similar funding body, with a focus on psoriatic disease or related comorbidities.

 
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Purpose

The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) is offering Bridge Grants to support researchers who have submitted meritorious but unfunded K-type (career development) and R-type applications to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), or similar funding body, with a focus on psoriatic disease or related comorbidities. In line with NPF’s mission, Bridge Grants will provide an important life-line to help support long-term careers of psoriatic disease researchers who will go on to make discoveries that bring us closer to a cure for psoriatic disease and improve patients’ lives.

Applicants

The principal investigator must be personally and actively responsible for the conduct of the proposed research, and eligible to apply for research grants under the guidelines of the applicant’s host institution. The project proposed must have been submitted as an unfunded application for either a K-type or R-type (or equivalent) award focused on psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, or related comorbidities.

Budget and Project Period

Applicants may request up to $50,000 (direct costs only) for K-type bridge or up to $100,000 for R-type bridge (direct costs only) per year. The total project period for the application submitted is one year.

Application

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Applications will be accepted for projects to begin either February 1, 2022 or August 1, 2022. Applications received before 5 P.M. PACIFIC TIME ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2021 to be considered for the February project start date, while those received AFTER NOVEMBER 15, 2021 and BEFORE 5 P.M. PACIFIC TIME ON FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2022 will be considered for the August start date.

2022 Bridge Grant Application Link

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information about applying to our grants program, please reference our FAQs section or contact research@psoriasis.org.

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