Funding Agency:
Muscular Dystrophy Association

Current Funding Opportunities:

  •  MDA Venture Philanthropy (MVP) Program: MDA will be accepting MVP Letters of Intent in October 2023, funds permitting.

  •  MDA Kickstart Program Letter of Intent due: July 1, 2022

  •  MDA Idea Awards LOI due Jan. 20, 2023

  •  MDA Development Grants (DG) Deadline: Feb. 17, 2023

  •  MDA Research Grants (RG) LOI due Jan. 20, 2023

  •  MDA Research Infrastructure Grants (RIG) LOI due Jan. 20, 2023

  •  MDA Clinical Research Grants (CRG) LOI due Jan. 20, 2023

  •  MDA Clinical Research Network Grants (CRNG) LOI due Jan. 20, 2023

  •  MDA Conference Grants (CG):  Applications are accepted and reviewed on a continual rolling basis. The application period for Conference Grants closes on December 1, 2023.

Agency Website

Funding Type



Medical Fellow/Resident
Post Doctoral Fellows


Environmental & Life Sciences
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

January 20, 2023