Research Funding


The mission of Cure JM Foundation is to find better treatments and a cure for Juvenile Myositis, and to improve the lives of families affected by JM. With this mission in mind, Cure JM has developed an annual grant program to help fund promising avenues of research into the causes and treatment of juvenile dermatomyositis and juvenile polymyositis.

Letters of Intent and application deadlines for the 2018 Cure JM grant cycle have been announced, with Letters of Intent due May 15 and full applications June 15. The LOI is only to allow for the organization of the review process, and all projects submitting an LOI will be permitted to submit a full application.

Grants can be submitted any time after March 30, when the RFP process opens.

To receive 2018 application details when they become available, register with Cure JM or visit this page again after March 30, 2018.

Cure JM grants are made in concert with the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA). CARRA provides independent grant reviewers from its membership. Our thanks to CARRA for assuming this important role.


Request for Proposals Begins March 30, 2018
Letter of Intent Deadline May 15, 2018
Application Deadline June 15, 2018
Review of Submitted Applications Completed September, 2018
Anticipated Date for Notification of Awards October, 2018
Anticipated Funding Start Date November 1, 2018

View last year's Request for Proposals