2016 ALTERNATIVES RESEARCH GRANT PROGRAM
Contributor: Sherry Ward, AltTox
The Alternatives Research & Development Foundation, a U.S. leader in the funding and promotion of alternatives to the use of laboratory animals in research, testing, and education, is currently soliciting research proposals for its 2016 Alternatives Research Grant Program. For over 20 years, this innovative program has created opportunities for scientists who have interest and expertise in alternatives research.
Up to $40,000 in funding available to support individual projects
Preference given to U.S. universities and research institutions
Preference given to projects that use pathway-based approaches as exemplified by the 2007 National Academy of Sciences report, Toxicity Testing in the Twenty-first Century: A Vision and A Strategy
Deadline: Applications must be electronically submitted or postmarked by Monday, May 2, 2016
Recipients notified: Monday, July 18, 2016
- Potential to significantly replace or reduce laboratory animals
- Scientific merit and feasibility
To apply, please download the Guidelines for submission and Application cover page.