Open Call for Abstracts: PFD Research Small Grant Program

Published by Feeding Matters on Sep 02, 2019

Feeding Matters is excited to introduce a small grant program to support the growing need for research on PFD. An initiative of Feeding Matters’ PFD Alliance Research Pillar, the small grant program provides limited funding for a variety of project types. Areas of special interest for the PFD Research Small Grant Program include:
  • Scientific Reviews – such as systematic, meta-analysis, or scoping; addressing assessment, management, and/or treatment approaches for domains of PFD: medical, nutrition, feeding skill, and psychosocial. The following list offers review suggestions:
    • Assessments used in the PFD field (tools, clinician assessments, and/or tests)
    • Therapeutic outcomes and/or approaches for PFD treatment
  • Resource utilization or economic studies – cost of PFD from the perspective of the healthcare system and/or the family.

Please consider applying using the information below…

General Guidelines and Eligibility:
  • Funding up to $5,000 for one year from date of award
  • No indirect costs or overhead costs
  • United States residents
  • Methodology must follow PRISMA guidelines
  • Open call for abstracts – Friday, September 27, 2019 (by 11:59pm Pacific Time) *new deadline*
  • All dates subject to change due to open call deadline extension
  • Request for full proposals to be sent to applicants– Wednesday, October 16, 2019
  • Full proposal application due – Friday, December 6, 2019 (by 11:59pm Pacific Time)
  • Funding and projects begin – Early 2020
Abstract Application Information Requested:
  • Contact information (name, email, phone number, and mailing address)
  • Qualifications & credentials
  • Supervising academic mentor (if applicable)
  • Funding priority requesting
  • Abstract (400-600 words)
    • Background
    • Research question
    • Methodology
    • Timeline
Please submit abstracts via email to by Friday, September 27, 2019 (11:59pm Pacific Time) *PLEASE NOTE: This is a new deadline, we have extended the date by one week*

For additional information and guidelines, please download the funding guidelines below.