Award period and start date: The award period is three years plus an additional two years, awarded as a separate grant, if the Imaging Program passes a review at year three. The start date is no earlier than January 1, 2021. Actual start date may vary.
Budget: The maximum budget that can be requested is $250,000 total costs per year for five years (no more than $1,250,000 total for five years). Note that it will be an initial three-year period followed by a potential two-year renewal, awarded as a new grant. No more than $200,000 per year can be requested for salary and fringe benefits of the Imaging Scientist, $20,000 per year for teaching and travel expenses, and 15% indirect costs for the institution. Indirect costs are limited to 15% of direct costs. Note: Restrictions may apply to international grantees using grant funds to travel to the U.S., but CZI will be in contact with successful applicants to discuss options.
Application Specifics: All applications must be completed and submitted through CZI’s online grants management portal at https://apply.chanzuckerberg.com. It is recommended that applicants familiarize themselves with this portal well in advance of the application deadline. The application should provide sufficient information to evaluate the Imaging Program, the Imaging Scientist, the imaging core, and how each will contribute to the goals outlined in the “Opportunity” above. Detailed application instructions are available below in the Detailed Application Instructions section as well as in the grants management portal.
June 4, 2020
Application portal opens
July 30, 2020
Applications due by 5 p.m. Pacific Time (PT)
Earliest notification of decisions (subject to change)
January 1, 2021
Earliest start date of project (subject to change)