Alzheimer's Association Grants

View the grants' eligibility and deadlines. You can also select a grant for more information. All of our grants are open to U.S. and international researchers.

Grant Name Eligibility Guidelines Important Dates
Alzheimer’s Association Leveraging Model & Data Resources to Advance Alzheimer’s and Dementia Discovery Program (ALZ Discovery Grant Program) Full-time postdoctoral fellows that are able to serve as PI on funding applications and/or those with an administrative PI, Assistant, Associate Professors and Professors are eligible to apply.

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Letter of intent deadline: November 18, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application deadline: January 30, 2023, 5 p.m. ET

Application review: January to June 2023

Award notifications: By June 30, 2023
Advancing Research on Care and Outcome Measurement 2.0 (ARCOM) Targeting independent investigators (assistant professor and above) from public, private, domestic and foreign research laboratories, medical centers, hospitals and universities.

VA - Veterans Administration investigators should work with their affiliated non-profit organization.

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Letter of intent deadline: July 13, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application deadline: September 9, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application review: September-October 2022

Award notifications: By November 30, 2022
Alzheimer’s Association World Wide FINGERS Network Funding Program (ALZ WW-FNFP) Applicants must be a member of the World Wide FINGERS Network.

Studies must be equivalent in planning to a Level 2 or Level 1, as described in Kivipelto et al (2020) Alzheimer’s & Dementia.

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Pre-submission inquiries are accepted at any time.
2022 Part the Cloud Translational (PTC) Research for Alzheimer’s Disease Program Targeting investigators from non-profit and small for-profit organizations.

Projects should be Phase 1 studies or pilot small-scale Phase 2a studies for repurposed drugs.

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Application deadline: March 23, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application review: March-April 2022

Second-level review: April 2022

Award notifications: By May 15, 2022
APOE Biology in Alzheimer’s (ABA) - Implications for Biological Underpinnings, Risk, Progression and Outcomes Researchers at academic institutions and small companies.

Both non-profit and small for-profit organizations are eligible.

The principal investigator of the project must be a full-time faculty member or paid employee of the organization submitting the proposal.

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Letter of intent deadline: February 24, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application deadline: May 3, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application review: May-June 2022

Award notifications: By July 15, 2022
Alzheimer’s Association Clinician Scientist Fellowship (AACSF) Program Targeting individuals with clinical service and licensure (M.D., D.O., Ph.D.); 18 years from terminal degree is required.

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Letter of intent deadline: September 1, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application deadline: November 10, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application review: November 11, 2022-February 1, 2023

Award notifications: Prior to February 28, 2023
Alzheimer’s Association Clinician Scientist Fellowship to Promote Diversity (AACSF-D) Targeting individuals with clinical service and licensure (M.D., D.O., Ph.D.); 18 years from terminal degree is required.

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Letter of intent deadline: September 1, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application deadline: November 10, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application review: November 11, 2022-February 1, 2023

Award notifications: Prior to February 28, 2023
Alzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship (AARF) Targeting postdoc, instructor-level researchers; 13 years from Ph.D is required.

Mentor required.

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Letter of intent deadline: September 1, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application deadline: November 10, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application review: November 11, 2022-February 1, 2023

Award notifications: Prior to February 28, 2023
Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship to Promote Diversity (AARF-D) Targeting postdoc, instructor-level researchers; 13 years from Ph.D is required.

Mentor required.

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Letter of intent deadline: September 1, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application deadline: November 10, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application review: November 11, 2022-February 1, 2023

Award notifications: Prior to February 28, 2023
Alzheimer's Association Research Grant (AARG) Targeting newly independent investigators (assistant professor and above); 18 years of terminal degree is required.

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Letter of intent deadline: September 1, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application deadline: November 10, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application review: November 11, 2022-February 1, 2023

Award notifications: Prior to February 28, 2023
Alzheimer's Association Research Grant to Promote Diversity (AARG-D) Targeting newly independent investigators (assistant professor and above); 18 years of terminal degree is required.

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Letter of intent deadline: September 1, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application deadline: November 10, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application review: November 11, 2022-February 1, 2023

Award notifications: Prior to February 28, 2023
Alzheimer's Association Research Grant — New to the Field (AARG-NTF) Targeting investigators (assistant professor and above) who haven’t published or been funded in Alzheimer’s or any neurodegenerative disease.

In recent years, oncology, immunology, rheumatology, computer science / engineering investigators have been represented.

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Letter of intent deadline: September 1, 5 p.m. ET

Application deadline: November 10, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application review: November 11, 2022-February 1, 2023

Award notifications: Prior to February 28, 2023
Alzheimer's Association Research Grant to Promote Diversity — New to the Field (AARG-D-NTF) Targeting investigators (assistant professor and above) who haven’t published or been funded in Alzheimer’s or any neurodegenerative disease.

In recent years, oncology, immunology, rheumatology, computer science / engineering investigators have been represented.

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Letter of intent deadline: September 1, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application deadline: November 10, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application review: November 11, 2022-February 1, 2023

Award notifications: Prior to February 28, 2023
The Zenith Fellows Award Program (Zenith) Established independent investigators are eligible as evidenced by: academic appointment, major, peer-reviewed, external multi-year grant support on which the applicant is the principal investigator, independent laboratory operation and quality and independence of publication record.

Only applicants who have already contributed significantly to the field of Alzheimer’s and all other dementia research and/or have the clear likelihood of making significant contributions will be seriously considered.

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Letter of intent deadline: January 20, 2023, 5 p.m. ET

Application deadline: April 19, 2023,    5 p.m. ET

Application review: April-June 2023

Award notifications: By July 31, 2023
 

Partnership Funding Programs

Partnership Funding Programs are jointly funded by the Alzheimer's Association and other foundations and organizations. View the grants' eligibility guidelines and important dates. You can also select a grant for more information. All of our grants are open to U.S. and international researchers.

Grant Name Eligibility Guidelines Important Dates
The Tau Pipeline Enabling Program (T-PEP) Targeting investigators from non-profit and small for-profit organizations.

Projects should be i) lead discovery and optimization, ii) target validation and iii) IND-enabling studies, including cGMP scale-up/manufacture and animal efficacy studies.

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Letter of intent deadline: February 23, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application deadline: June 1, 2022, 5 p.m. ET

Application review: April 28-June 13, 2022

Award notifications: By September 30, 2022
Pilot Awards for Global Brain Health Leaders (Invitation Only) Targeting Atlantic Fellows at Global Brain Health Institute, including alumni, who have not previously received an award from the Pilot Awards for Global Brain Health Leaders.

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Phase 1 submission due in ProposalCentral (draft for mentor review): May 4, 2022

Phase 2 submission due in ProposalCentral (final): June 12, 2022

Review and decisions: July-August 2022

Funding notice: By September 30, 2022
 

Archived Grants and Programs

Grant Name
National Academy of Neuropsychology & Alzheimer’s Association Funding Opportunity
Part the Cloud-Gates Partnership Grant Program: Bioenergetics and Inflammation
Alzheimer’s Innovation Award (AIA)
Biomarkers Across Neurodegenerative Diseases (BAND)
Mechanisms of Cellular Death in NeuroDegeneration (MCDN)
Alzheimer’s Combination Therapy Opportunities (ACTO)
Robert W. Katzman, M.D., Clinical Research Training Scholarship