Grant Information

The Davis Phinney Foundation funds research projects that address quality of life for people living with Parkinson’s. Current and previous projects have focused on the impact of community cycling classes, deep brain stimulation, speech therapies, telemedicine, technology, and more. As a Foundation committed to helping people with Parkinson’s live well today, we are proud to work with those on the cutting edge of quality of life research.

Do you have an innovative research idea that might help improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s? Consider submitting an application for funding. Our grant application timeline for 2022 is below.

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2022 Timeline

Please note, that the grant timeline has changed. The adjusted dates are reflected below.

June 1, 2022
Requests for Applications (RFAs) are released.
July 15, 2022
Letters of Intent (LOI) are due.
July 15 – August 15, 2022
Our Science Advisory Board will review and score the letters of intent.
September 2, 2022
Invitations for full applications will be sent.
October 14, 2022
Full applications are due.
October 31 – December 1, 2022
Applications will be reviewed and scored by the Science Advisory Board.
December 2, 2022
Grant award winner(s) will be notified.

Each year, we put out a call for Letters of Intent (LOIs) to researchers who are interested in receiving funding for projects that address quality of life in Parkinson’s.

And please, share with your communities, doctors, and Parkinson’s clinics. You never know who you might run into who is interested in exactly the type of research we fund – the kind that has the potential to help more people with Parkinson’s live well TODAY.

If you have any questions about the LOI submission process, please contact our Grants Program Manager, Kayla Ferguson at

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Have questions? Want to learn more about the research we fund? Please contact us.

Kayla Ferguson
Grants Program Manager

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