Sunday, September 07, 2008

Grants for Cat Health Research

From The Foundation Center...

Winn Feline Foundation Invites Applications for Cat Health Research

Deadline: December 8, 2008

The Winn Feline Foundation ( http://www.winnfelinehealth.org/ )is a nonprofit organization that funds research into medical problems affecting cats. During the fiscal year ending April 30, 2008, Winn funded ten grants totaling $118,131 in areas such as feline infectious peritonitis, renal & liver diseases, mammary and oral cancers, genetics, and drug therapies. The maximum grant amount is $15,000. The foundation does not fund the salaries of principal investigators, major equipment expenditures, travel, or indirect costs. Studies applicable to all cats are encouraged. The foundation is also interested in projects that address problems in individual breeds. The foundation is interested in all areas of feline health, but also has dedicated funds for research into mediastinal lymphoma, feline infectious peritonitis, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Applicants may be faculty veterinarians, post-doctoral fellows, practicing veterinarians, or veterinary students. Application guidelines and instructions are available at the foundation's Web site. RFP Link: http://fconline.foundationcenter.org/pnd/15014890/felinehealth

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