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2018 Instructions

Year 2018 Funding Opportunities

The LLHF is pleased to continue supporting the many extraordinary research scientists in the State of California through its multi-year grant awards. In January 2018 the Larry L. Hillblom Foundation will accept LOIs for new Network Grants and full applications for new Start-Up and Fellowship Grants.

Application Instructions

All 2018 LLHF Grant Applications must be submitted via electronic file upload using our online grant management system.

Grant applications need to be formatted as a single Adobe PDF file (please review our Guidelines and Tips for Creating PDF Format Documents). The forms and instructions for preparing your grant application are provided below. Hard copies will not be accepted.

Schedule for the 2018 Application Process:

Network Grants:
  • Network Grant Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) must be submitted online by Wednesday, January 31, 2018.
  • LOIs which merit an invitation for full application will be announced in late May 2018.
  • Full applications must be submitted online by Friday, June 29, 2018.
  • Funding decisions will be announced in November 2018.
  • Successful applicants will be funded in January of 2019.
  • Network Grant LOI Instructions
Start-Up and Fellowship Grants:
  • Full applications must be submitted online by Wednesday, January 31, 2018.
  • Funding decisions will be announced in late May 2018.
  • Successful applicants will be funded in July of 2018.
  • Start-Up Grant and Fellowship Grant Instructions
The site will begin to accept new user accounts and LOI / application submissions on Friday, December 15, 2017.

Preparing and Submitting a Grant Application

  1. Prepare your grant application using the form templates and grant instructions (Network Grant LOI - Start-Up Grant - Fellowship Grant) provided.
  2. Create an account on this system or log in with your existing account. The Foundation requires that this account be created using the name and email address of the principal investigator (in the case of fellowships, not the mentor, the postdoc that is applying).
  3. Follow the online instructions to upload and submit your application in the My Grant area of the site.

For immediate questions please contact us.


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