Research Grants

Funding to find better juvenile myositis treatments and a cure.

Research Grants

Cure JM offers grant funding for clinicians and researchers who are working to improve juvenile myositis care and research.

For inquiries regarding the RFP process and grants, please reach out to Andrew Heaton, CSO, Cure JM Foundation, at

RFP Timeline

  • Request for proposals begins May 30, 2024
  • Application deadline July 30th, 2024
  • Review of submitted applications completed September, 2024
  • Anticipated date for notification of awards October, 2024
  • Anticipated funding start date November 1, 2024.

Mental Health Grants

In furthering our mission of integrating mental health into pediatric rheumatology care for JM families, Cure JM is offering small grants of up to $10,000 to advance mental health care.

For inquiries regarding the RFP process and mental health grants, please reach out to Suzanne Edison, Mental Health Coordinator, Cure JM Foundation, at

RFP Timeline

  • August 1, 2024, proposals received
  • August 2024 (and possibly September) review proposals
  • Notify applicants of acceptance no later than September 15, 2024
  • September 30 – October 15, 2024, contracts finalized
  • October 15, 2024 start date

Mason's Miracle Grants

Clinicians who are part of Cure JM’s Clinical Care Network have been invited to apply for these grants. Funding will be awarded on a rolling basis.

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