JDRF is a global funding agency with a substantial proportion of its grants awarded outside the United States. We encourage all qualified researchers interested in addressing the scientific and clinical challenges and gaps to cure type 1 diabetes and its complications to apply for funding. Decisions on funding are based on the quality, mission relevance, and priority of the proposed research. JDRF encourages submission of innovative, high-risk/high-reward, field-changing research proposals to accelerate its mission.
JDRF has multiple funding mechanisms, including Strategic Research Agreements, Innovative Grants, and Industry Grants to build a diverse research portfolio, to provide the research community with alternative approaches to address the foundation’s mission, and to provide research training opportunities to attract new talent to the field.
**Successful completion of a Project Concept is required prior to submitting a Strategic Research Agreement proposal.
**Successful completion of a LOI is required prior to submitting a full proposal for an Industry Discovery and Development Partnership (IDDP).