Morris Animal Foundation Announces Two Calls for Proposals: Feline and Canine Applications


Morris Animal Foundation

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For additional information, please visit the program's websites for

  • Program guidelines
  • Application forms
  • Evaluation criteria


Morris Animal Foundation is now accepting proposals for Established Investigator, First Award, Fellowship Training and Pilot Study grants on topics relevant to feline or canine health.

The mission of Morris Animal Foundation is to bridge science and resources to advance the health of animals. Proposals on any topic that advances feline or canine health are encouraged. Feline and canine proposals are reviewed separately, and each have an equal and dedicated funding source.

Feline Proposals

In this grant cycle, in addition to proposals on any topic that advances the health of cats, Morris Animal Foundation has an immediate interest in proposals that address issues pertaining to:

  • Feline comorbidities
  • Feline tooth resorption
  • Feline cognitive dysfunction syndrome

Canine Proposals

Proposals on any topic that advances the health of dogs will be considered.


Please note that this call for proposals is only for Established Investigator, First Award, Fellowship Training and Pilot Studies relating to feline and canine health.  See individual eligibility requirements under  Grant Category guidelines.

Maximum Project Value

$10,000 to $50,000/year depending on grant category

Indirect Costs


Project Duration

1 - 3 years depending on grant category

Special Notes

NEW: Morris Animal Foundation’s grant guidelines have recently changed. Proposals not adhering to guidelines will be rejected. See Grant & Guideline Criteria on the sponsor website.


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

Internal Deadline

Applicant to submit a copy of application along with complete OR5 form to:

External Deadline

NEW: Both the Principal Investigator and the individual submitting the application (if different from the Principal Investigator) must create an account before applying for funding. Your account must be reviewed and validated by Morris Animal Foundation, which may take up to two business days, so please plan ahead.​

As of November 2019, Morris Animal Foundation has begun using a new grant application and management software called Fluxx. All past, current and new grant applicants will need to create a new account to access past grant information and submit new applications. Visit Fluxx to create your account and submit an application.

For details on how to create an account and submit an application, view our Fluxx applicant user guide.

For Questions, please contact

For additional questions, email:

Office of Research

Kristin Gibson, Awards and Agreements Officer
Office of Research Services
519-824-4120 x56257

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