Innovator Awards

Grants to USA, Canada, and International investigators affiliated with nonprofit and for-profit research institutions, medical centers, and universities to support innovative research on inflammatory bowel disease. Applicants are required to submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. This program challenges investigators to push boundaries to further the goal of preventing and predicting inflammatory bowel disease.
Through the Innovator Awards, the Foundation invests in new and veteran IBD researchers alike and embraces novel, untested ideas. Funding interests span the spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical science.To date, the Foundation has funded the following areas through Innovator Awards:BioengineeringDiet and NutritionEpithelial Cell/Molecular BiologyFecal Microbiota TransplantImmunity and InflammationMicrobiomeTherapeutic Development and DeliveryFunding criteria include:InnovationScientific meritInvestigator capability to execute projectTransportation costs for the PI and a trainee to attend the Innovations Symposium should be included in the proposal budget. Eligible transportation costs include economy/coach airfare and ground transportation. The Rainin Foundation will cover the hotel expenses for grantees and trainees.

Sub Title
Grants to USA, Canada, and International Investigators for Innovative Research on Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Funding Source

Kenneth Rainin Foundation

12/13/21 5:00 PM PST
Eligibility Criteria

See RFP and/or Grant Guidelines for full eligibility

Term of Contract

– The award period starts June 1, 2021 and ends May 31, 2022.
– Recipients who demonstrate significant progress may receive up to two additional years of support.

Estimated Size of Grant
The Innovator Award is for a maximum of $150,000 USD. Principal Investigator Salary: - The maximum amount allowed for the Principal Investigator’s salary is $10,000 USD (including fringe benefits). - If Co-Investigator(s) are listed on the proposal, the