Fund Details
Dana Foundation David Mahoney Neuroimaging Program, 2018
Award Duration
Up to three years
Sponsor Name
Dana Foundation
Nominations Available to Institution


The Dana Foundation's David Mahoney Neuroimaging grant program provides support that allows researchers to to undertake pilot tests of novel hypotheses using conventional brain imaging techniques, cellular and molecular imaging technologies, or a combination of both.

Harvard University, as one institution, is limited to nominating one proposal to this prestigious opportunity.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is facilitating an internal application process for eligible applicants across the university.

* HMS applicants: The internal application period for HMS applicants has passed.
For more information about the HMS application cycle, please contact the Harvard Medical School Foundation Funds office.

Application Information:

Applicants are asked to submit the following:
 (This information will appear again on each applicant's electronic dashboard)
  • A two page summary of the proposed research. Minimum 10 pt font. Graphics and/or references may be placed on consecutive blank pages after the summary.
  • A current CV (no preferred format) The CV should clearly include all current and completed research support
  • A facilities and resources statement for the proposed research (max one page, 10 pt font minimum)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants who have questions concerning their eligibility are asked to contact the appropriate research administrator at the school where they hold a primary appointment. A list of who to contact by school is available here.
  • Emphasis in the David Mahoney Neuroimaging program is on assisting promising early career investigators to obtain pilot study data concerning novel hypotheses that will help them compete for larger-scale funding from other sources.
  • To be eligible, applicants must have faculty appointments. Early career investigators most often are investigators at the assistant professor level and those who are in their early years of their associate professor appointments.
  • Senior investigators may apply only if the proposed study represents a new research direction. Post-docs are not eligible to apply unless they can provide evidence that they will have a faculty appointment prior to the start of the grant period.

Search Filters:

  • Harvard Business School
  • Harvard Divinity School
  • Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Graduate School of Design
  • Graduate School of Education
  • Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Harvard Kennedy School
  • Harvard Law School
  • Harvard Medical School (Quad)
    • Faculty/Assistant Professor
    • Associate Professor
      Type of Competition
      • Limited Submission
        Type of Award
        • Career Development
        • Early Career
        • Research