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Request for Proposals – April 2013
The GFPD is pleased to announce the availability of small grants. Grants are designed to assist investigators in obtaining preliminary findings, testing “proof of concept,” or conducting other research activities designed to prepare and support competitive, full-scale grant applications related to Peroxisomal Biogenesis Disorder – Zellweger Spectrum Disorder (PBD-ZSD).
Clinicians and researchers qualified in any aspect of PBD-ZSD may apply. The application should contain aims that are specific to PBD-ZSD. The period of the award will be up to 2 years in length, starting September 1st of the year that the application was submitted. Awards will be made up to $25,000 annually for direct costs. All applications will be critiqued and scored by an independent grant review board comprised of GFPD board members and independent medical and scientific personnel. Application deadline is June 14th, 2013.
Download the 2013 Grant Application and 2013 Grant Application Instructions


Format: Word Doc
Receipt Date:
 Friday, June 14, 2013 is the due date for all applications. Submissions by mail must be postmarked no later than June 14, 2013. Emailed applications must be received by 9:00 p.m. EST on June 14, 2013.
Applications may be submitted electronically as a Word document or PDF to Please compile and send all the materials in the order requested in the Grant Application Instructions. Please retain a copy of your application for your files, in case there is a problem with your submission.
You will receive an acknowledgement of your application. If you do not hear from the GFPD confirming your application submission, please contact us at or
Applications may also be submitted by regular mail. Please send the original application and 5 additional copies of it to:
The Global Foundation for Peroxisomal Disorders
5147 S. Harvard Avenue, Suite 181, 
Tulsa, OK 74135