Bringing In The Research Dollars! (BiRD)

Emory Medical Care Foundation

Deadline: February 1, June 1, and October 1 each year

Amount: $30,000


Emory Medical Care Foundation grants support the research careers of junior investigators and more senior investigators interested in pursuing research. The grant program is designed to provide financial support for clinical studies that are related to the health care needs of the patients served by Grady or basic science projects that have clinical significance. The small grant program is meant to help individuals collect pilot data to be used for submissions to external grant agencies, as well as to encourage clinicians and educators to engage in clinical and basic science research. Applicants must be Emory faculty and must be based at Grady Memorial Hospital at least 50% of their time.


  • To support research conducted by Emory faculty who are based at least 50% of their time at Grady
  • Grants are only awarded to Emory faculty during their first 10 years

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