Pilot Award Submission Dates and Times

March 8th, 2024

  • Deadline to submit your letter of intent (LOI) for Pilot and Established Investigator Awards. LOIs should be submitted to grants@lmiresearch.org by 11:59 PM CST.

March 22nd, 2024

  • Invitations will be extended to select investigators to submit a full grant application.

May 24th, 2024

  • Deadline for invited investigators to submit their grant proposals. Proposals should be submitted to grants@lmiresearch.org by 11:59 PM CST.

August 31st, 2024

  • Applicants will be notified by this date. Once the paperwork has been signed, funding is anticipated to begin October 1st, 2023.

 LMI Pilot Award Application Information:

Pilot Award

Funding level: Maximum of $75,000 may be requested

Period: Up to 1 year of support is available 

The pilot grant is intended to encourage exploratory research, to develop and test exciting new hypotheses or research approaches that have the potential to significantly advance our understanding and/or treatment of CCLA, GLA, GSD, or KLA. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, genetic analysis, biomarker identification, preclinical model development and characterization, imaging, and single-cell RNA sequencing of animal or patient samples.

How to apply: Submit a LOI to the LMI. If your LOI is selected, you will be invited to submit a full grant application.

Feel free to contact Mike Dellinger at mdellinger@lmiresearch.org or michael.dellinger@utsouthwestern.edu if you have any questions.

Pilot Award Documents: [Click to download series of required documents]

  1. Letter of intent instructions
  2. Pilot award instructions
  3. Grant Application Cover Page
  4. Grant Application Signature Page
  5. Timeline and Budget Templates
  6. Final Research Report
  7. Funding Agreement
  8. Grant Review Template

Post-award documents: [download]

  1. Funding agreement
  2. Budget reporting template
  3. Final research report template

Reviewer documents: [download]

  1. Review criteria and instructions for reviewers
  2. Review template

No-cost extension request: [download]

  1. Instructions for submitting a no-cost extension

Additional Funding Opportunities From Other Organizations:

Million Dollar Bike Ride Pilot Grant Program

Please visit the ODC website for more details about this program.


Proposal Central

Please visit the Proposal Central website to find grant opportunities from other agencies.