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

  • There are no RFAs for CIRM Inception Awards (DISC1) at this time.
  • The submission deadline for the next round of Quest Program Awards (DISC2) is Thursday, September 9th at 2pm.
  • There are no RFAs for CIRM Challenge Award (DISC3) at this time.

Translational

Apply for our Partnering Opportunity for Translational Research Projects 

  •  The submission deadline for the next round of Translational Stage Research Program Awards (TRAN 1, 2, 3, 4) is Thursday, August 19th at 2pm.

Clinical

Apply for our Clinical Trial Stage Projects

  • Applications for the Clinical Stage Research Program (CLIN 1, 2, 3) are available in the CIRM Grants Management Portal. Applications are due by 2pm on the last business day of each month (i.e., June 30, July 30, August 31, September 30, October 29, November 30, and December 31).
  • Read about our Partnering Opportunity for Clinical Trial Stage Projects in this Brochure

Education

Apply for our Educational Program funding opportunities

  • There are no PAs for CIRM's Conference Grants (EDUC1) program at this time.
  • Applications for the CIRM Scholar Research Training Program (EDUC4) are available in the CIRM Grants Management Portal. The application submission deadline is 2pm on Thursday, June 10.

Infrastructure

​There are no RFAs for CIRM Infrastructure Projects at this time.