Winn Feline Foundation
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Studies applicable to all cats and all aspects pertaining to feline health are encouraged. In this grant cycle, Winn Feline Foundation has an immediate interest in projects that address issues in nutrition and behavior. The sponsor has also dedicated funds for research in feline infectious peritonitis (Bria Fund), hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (Ricky Fund), and lung cancer in cats. In addition to the aforementioned funds, current breed specific special funds are available for Norwegian Forest Cat and Persian HCM studies, Birman heart disease studies, health issues in Abyssinians, and amyloidosis in Siamese-related breeds. Additional funding is available for research related to diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of inflammatory disease or abdominal cancer (liver, pancreas, intestinal tract) in cats.
Special Note: Please be advised of the availability of two New Feline Investigator Grant Awards (see bottom of attached Proposal Announcement):
- A New Feline Investigator Grant Award was established by Winn Feline Foundation in 2017. One grant will be awarded for the maximum amount of $15,000 with $13,000 available for research and $2,000 available for travel expenses to present the study results at a major veterinary conference.
- A Feline Genomics New Investigator Grant Award (special emphasis- sponsored): Winn Feline Foundation, in collaboration with Wisdom Health, seeks to support the emerging field of feline genomics through the funding of a New Investigator whose research focus will enhance our understanding of feline genomics as it applies to feline health. The maximum award amount of the Feline Genomics New Investigator Award will be $15,000 (similar budget conditions apply).
Applicants may be faculty veterinarians, post-doctoral fellows, practicing veterinarians or veterinary students.
Maximum Project Value
The maximum grant amount is $25,000, and awards will be determined in March 2019. Multi-year proposals totaling more than $25,000 will not be considered. However, continuation of studies funded in previous years will be considered.
If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.
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