Note on mental health research. The Neurological Foundation will accept applications designed to further the knowledge and treatment of primary ‘neuropsychiatric’ or ‘neuropsychological’ disorders, as long as the research takes a mechanistic approach to discovering or treating a component of the disorder. Applications which deal only with the clinical management of mental health disorders will not be considered.
Note on resubmissions. Only one resubmission of a declined Project or Small Project application will be considered. See advice to applicants for more details.
Neurological Foundation Small Project Grants
Up to $15,000 and usually for pilot or feasibility studies or a piece of equipment.
The application must be made on the Foundation’s form, and with the formal approval sent to the Foundation before the closing dates of April 1 and September 1 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Neurological Foundation Project Grants
The closing dates for applications are normally April 1 and September 1.
The main avenue by which the Neurological Foundation sponsors research. Applicants can be scientifically or medically qualified, and the research can be clinical or biomedical. Applicants are usually salaried by their institutions and a grant will typically cover salaries for technicians, scientists or nurses, plus working expenses. Two rounds each year and the NF funds approximately 15 project grants each year. Projects can be from one to three year’s duration.
The application must be made on the Foundation’s form, and include the Referee Nominations, Confidentiality, Ethical and Administrative Agreements (Sections 8 through 11), as well as the Excel budget sheet. It needs to be sent to the Foundation before the closing dates of April 1 and September 1 to email@example.com.