How to Apply
The Research Grant Program began in 1997 out of a desire to fund research toward diagnoses, treatments, and cures for mitochondrial disease. Since the program began, the UMDF has funded more than $11 million of research.
Click here for more information about UMDF grants, including revised grant critera.
Awarded funds are disbursed over the one, two, or three year life of the grant. Proposals are considered during a one-year grant cycle.
The 2014 Grant Cycle is now CLOSED.
In addition to our general grant categories, the UMDF and its Grant Review Committee would welcome applications toward the following new grant categories this year:
· Creatine project: Private funds are available for a worthy creatine-focused project, not to exceed $100,000.
· Small clinical study/project, not to exceed $25,000. Funding available for up to 4 worthy projects. Suggested topics may include diagnostic testing, natural history studies, imaging, genomic sequencing, novel mechanisms, tissue studies, etc.
Please do not hesitate to contact the UMDF if you have any questions concerning these new grant categories.
Please note the following dates:
If you have any questions, would like additional information or are unable to download the Letter of Intent, please contact Jean Bassett at 1-888-317-UMDF (8633) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to receiving your Letter of Intent.