Grant Cycle Four Closed for New Applications!

The TANGO2 Research Foundation (T2RF) research grants provides essential funding for seed or pilot research projects, fostering the exploration of groundbreaking research concepts. These awards support initial testing phases, allowing researchers to embark on smaller-scale endeavors. The emphasis lies in evaluating feasibility and refining methodologies, shaping the trajectory of potential larger-scale studies. Through this funding mechanism, we empower researchers to take innovative ideas from conception to a vital stage of validation, contributing to the advancement of knowledge and discovery. We seeks to fund rigorous, high-quality research studies in efforts to fulfill our foundation’s mission enthusiastically. 

T2RF funds two types of Research Grants:

  • Single-Institution – This grant supports a research initiative within a single institution that may or may not involve multiple research investigators and/or a multi-departmental research team.
  • Multi-Institution – This grant supports a collaborative research initiative conducted in conjunction with an institution(s) or with personnel not affiliated with the awarded PI/PD’s academic/research institution.

Award Details (All Grant Categories)

  • Funding period: 1 year
  • Amount of award (USD): Up to $25,000 for single institution & up to $50,000 for multi-institution

Who can apply?

  • A clinical, basic, or community researcher with a terminal degree  (MD, DO, Ph.D., NP, or international equivalent) working in an academic medical institution or nonprofit/research institution
  • U.S. and international researchers

Timeline: 2024 Grants (both categories)

  • Letter of Intent deadline: November 9, 2023, 5:00 pm EST – LOI PORTAL CLOSED
  • Full Proposal deadline: March 1, 2024, 5:00 pm EST – APPLICATION PORTAL CLOSED
  • Notification of awards: May/June 2024
  • Award start date: July 1, 2024