Funding Opportunities

Click the appropriate button below to see CIRM programs in Infrastructure, Discovery, Translational, Clinical and Education.

Creating Infrastructure Discovery Translational CIRM 2.0 Awards Education

The path from stem cell therapy development to life-saving treatments can be challenging, but here at CIRM we have developed a series of funding programs that together are poised to improve the efficiency by which much-needed therapies reach patients in need. Follow the links below to apply for funding.

CIRM Funding Opportunities


Discovery

Apply for our Partnering Opportunity for Discovery Stage Research Projects

  • Applications for the next round of Quest Awards (DISC2) are due March 15, 2018.
  • CIRM is not anticipating any Inception Award (DISC1) opportunities for the 2018 calendar year.
  • CIRM is not anticipating any Challenge Award (DISC 3) opportunities for the 2018 calendar year.

Translational

Apply for our Partnering Opportunity for Translational Research Projects 

  • It is anticipated that applications for the next round will be due July, 2018

Clinical

Apply for our Clinical Trial Stage Projects

  • Applications due on the last business day of each month
  • Read about our Partnering Opportunity for Clinical Trial Stage Projects in this Brochure

Education

Apply for our Conference Grants funding opportunities

  • Applications for the next round of EDUC1 are due February 28, 2018. Please note that applications must be submitted at least 90 days prior to the first day of the proposed conference.  Applications under this program announcement will be accepted 4 times per year (approximately every 3 months).

Infrastructure

​There are no RFA's for CIRM Infrastructure Projects at this time.