The Big Lottery - project grants
To fund projects which address the issues, needs and aspirations of local communities and people. Funding projects aimed at developing skills, improving health, revitalising the local environment and enabling people to become more active citizens.
Rosetrees Trust - project grants
Encourage applications of a cross-discipline nature and will fund pilot studies.
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Rapid Funding Scheme (RFS)
The Rapid Funding Scheme (RFS) offers researchers the opportunity to apply for funds to conduct rapid baseline data collection, as well as other feasibility work, prior to intervention implementation, for time-limited opportunities such as a natural experiment or similar evaluations of a new public health intervention.
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Systematic Reviews (SR)
Supports production and updates of systematic reviews that are of direct benefit to users of the NHS in England.
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Public Health Research (PHR)
Funds research that evaluates public health interventions, providing new knowledge on the benefits, costs, acceptability and wider impacts of non-NHS interventions intended to improve health and reduce inequalities in health.
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Invention for Innovation (i4i)
To support the application of emerging technologies and demonstrate their usefulness and broader applicability within clinics.
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Health Technology Assessment (HTA)
Funds research about the clinical and cost effectiveness and broader impact of healthcare treatments and tests for NHS users and service providers. The study outcomes should lead to findings that have potential to be of direct benefit to NHS patients.
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Health Services & Delivery Research (HS&DR)
Funds research to produce rigorous and relevant evidence on the quality, accessibility and organisation of health services. This includes evaluations of how the NHS might improve delivery of services.
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) - Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME)
Supports research that evaluates the clinical efficacy of interventions in patients which may also include the evaluation of disease mechanisms or the mechanisms of action of new treatments.
Medical Research Council (MRC) - Career Development Award (CDA)
Supports talented non-clinical post-doctoral researchers to lead their own research plans and establish their own research team to make the transition from post-doctoral researcher to independent investigator.