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.

Our research grant timeline for 2023 is listed below. You can learn more about our research and opportunities to get involved by signing up for notifications below or by contacting Kayla Ferguson at

2023 Timeline

April 19 2023
Requests for Applications (RFAs) are released.
June 16, 2023
Letters of Intent (LOI) are due.
June 16 – July 21, 2023
Our Science Advisory Board will review and score the letters of intent.
September 8, 2023
Invitations for full applications will be sent.
October 16, 2023
Full applications are due.
October 16 – November 29, 2023
Applications will be reviewed and scored by the Science Advisory Board.
December 15, 2023
Awardee(s) are notified

How to Submit A Letter of Intent

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. Download our 2023 RFA to learn more about this year’s priorities and requirements.

When you are ready, submit your LOI on through our grant portal.

Contact Us

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

Kayla Ferguson
Grants Program Manager

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