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January 30, 2024

$150,000+ in Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) Funding Now Open!

OREF is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for arthritis, osteoarthritis and shoulder research, with a total of $150,000 available. And there is still one month left to apply for biologics and youth sports research funding, and support for NIH K Awards. Visit the OREF Funding Opportunities page for information on all open grants.

Opportunity Requiring Letter of Intent

LOI due February 8, 2024

Letters of Intent (LOI) must be completed for the following grant. All properly submitted LOI will be reviewed by the Research Committee. If your LOI is selected to advance, you will be invited to complete a full proposal.
  • OREF Osteoarthritis Research Grant provides $50,000 in funding for research that aims to help us better understand how to prevent and treat osteoarthritis, one of the most common causes of disability in adults.

Additional OREF Funding Opportunities Opening January 2024

Applications Due April 11, 2024
  • OREF/Goldberg Arthritis Research Grant provides $50,000 in seed and start-up funding for promising research projects that address issues related to the treatment of arthritis with an emphasis on arthroplasty.
  • OREF/ASES/Rockwood Clinical Shoulder Research Grant provides $50,000 in funding and encourages new investigators to conduct research in the area of shoulder care.