Grant Opportunities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Birmingham, Alabama – May 8, 2015 – AIM is soliciting applications for awards to be used for advancing the basic biology and translational potential of stem cell research in Alabama. The goal of this grant is to foster bold and innovative science with the potential to transform the field of stem cell research, and advance the understanding and use of stem cells in the development of treatments for human disease and injury. This round of funding will provide approximately $400,000 USD and is open to researchers based at accredited academic institutions and scientific based research facilities from across the state. Alabama researchers may CO-PI with other researchers from across the U.S.

Through the research grants it funds, AIM will drive the acceleration of discovery and development of lifesaving treatments and cures, bringing researchers from Alabama and across the world together to work toward treating global diseases and injuries. The Institute’s priorities include significant investments in research and technology development, as well as construction of a research plaza in Jefferson County (Fall 2015).

Letters of Intent must be submitted electronically by 4:30 pm (CST) on June 22, 2015 via AIM email @, with the subject headline “RFA Letter of Intent.”

To submit the final Request for Application, applicants must submit this material by 4:30 pm (CST) on July 27, 2015 via AIM email @, with the subject headline “RFA Application.”

Decisions regarding funding are anticipated on or before August 24, 2015.


Please follow the step-by-step process below to ensure potential applicants an easy, efficient submittal process:

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Submit questions regarding this RFA to