LA CaTS Cores & Resources
Standard Due Dates
NOTICE: The date of release for the 2017 Pilot Projects Round 6 applications has been tentatively rescheduled for July 2017. Exact date is TBD. Please sign up to receive LA CATS funding announcements at www.LACaTS.org homepage (top left corner) to receive further pilot project updates.
Pilot Grant Submissions to the Pilot Grant Program (PGP)
These dates are for both new projects and previously awarded investigators desiring to compete for a 2nd year of project funding.
|May (Mid May)||Call for letters of intent|
|June (Mid June)||Deadline to receive letters of intent|
|June (End of June)||Review of letters of intent to be complete and decisions made|
|July (1st week)||Selected investigators invited to submit proposals|
|August (Mid month)||Deadline to receive proposals|
|October (1st of month)||Award Announcements|
|November||Anticipated study start (after final approval from LA CaTS Center administration; see additional information below)|
Additional Information for all Pilot Projects Rounds
- For all awarded pilot projects: the funding clock starts on the date when the LA CaTS Center Administrative Core gives the investigator written final approval notice (after regulatory and NIH approvals for applicable projects have been received).
- Investigators will be required to provide a minimum two written progress reports each year focusing on scientific progress, challenges, participant enrollment, submissions (e.g., manuscripts and proposals to federal agencies), publications, presentations, awards, intellectual property activities, etc. Awardees will receive instructions on required data, report format and how to submit reports.
- In addition to meetings with mentors, awardees should expect to meet each year with the Pilot Grant Program leaders who may request oral reports, presentations, or additional written reports as applicable. Awarded investigators may also be required to participate in LA CaTS Center sponsored poster sessions as applicable.
- Beginning in 2014, investigators who have received a first year of pilot project funding may also compete for a follow-on second year of funding for their previously awarded projects. The timeline and requirements outlined in Standard Due Dates will apply for those investigators competing for a second year of funding.