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Grants to USA Scientists, Doctors, and Nurses for Research Focusing on the Health Needs of Children Born Prematurely

2023 Neonatal Research Initiative


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Little Giraffe Foundation (LGF)
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Important Dates
Deadline: 06/16/23 Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $10,000 to USA scientists, doctors, and nurses at USA-based universities, hospitals, and research institutions for research projects that address the long-term and immediate health needs of children born prematurely. Eligible research topics include genetics, basic biological processes governing development, clinical studies, studies of reproductive health, environmental toxicology, and social and behavioral studies.


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Additional Eligibility Criteria
The Foundation invites qualified scientists, doctors, and nurses at universities, hospitals, and research institutions, to submit applications for research grants directed at addressing both the long term and immediate health needs caused by premature birth.

All applicants must be based in the United States and represent a USA based institution.

Approval from the requesting institution's IRB is required before awards are distributed.

Little Giraffe Foundation does not award grants to individuals or families.

Studies related to development of educational interventions or to address quality improvement initiatives will not be considered for funding.

Indirect costs including salary, rent, utility costs, etc. are not funded.

Pre-Application Information
Letters of intent must be submitted by June 16, 2023. Applications will then be evaluated by the Funding Committee and awards will be announced during the month of September.

Applications must be sent from an email address associated with the organization requesting the funding.

Estimated Size of Grant
The Little Giraffe Foundation is offering research grants in the amount of $5,000 - $10,000 for neonatal research.

Contact Information
Letter of intent should be emailed to with the subject of "LGF Research Funding Request."

Little Giraffe Foundation
55 W. Monroe, Suite 3925
Chicago, IL 60603

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