The American Cancer Society (ACS) focuses its funding on investigator-initiated, peer-reviewed proposals. This process ensures that scientists propose projects that they believe are ready to be tackled with the available knowledge and techniques.
The Obesity Society's Grants Program promotes, rewards, and encourages research in the field of obesity. Pilot grants of up to $25,000 for a 1-year period will be offered to foster and stimulate new research ideas in any area of investigation related to obesity.
The American Diabetes Association's Research Program supports investigators in all stages of their careers. Core Awards are divided into three categories: general Research Awards, Development Awards, and Training Awards. In addition to the Core Awards, the Association offers Targeted Awards focused on a specific award mechanism or topic area.