The Bow Foundation is accepting grant applications for future GNAO1 research studies. To submit a grant for consideration, please first send a letter of inquiry to the foundation. The Bow Foundation will review your letter of inquiry and follow up accordingly.

To submit a letter of inquiry, please submit the following details to


Concept Memo

Include a brief project description and the specific amount requested.

Organization Description

A brief description of organization(s) and any partners involved, and each organization’s expertise in the appropriate field for their contribution to the project.


A high-level approximate budget for the proposed activities.


A high-level timeline for the proposed activities.

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator (PI)/Team overview, including biographical information or resume for PI/leads. Brief bios may be included

Proposals must be submitted in English

The Bow Foundation funds for research are restricted to direct research activities. No funds may be used for indirect costs.





Additionally, the Bow Foundation is proud to be partnering with the American Epilepsy Society to support funding available for early career scientists in epilepsy.

Several funding opportunities are available for early career scientists in epilepsy. These funding programs are fully eligible for research on GNAO1 related neurodevelopmental disorders that relates to seizures and the comorbidities experienced by these patients. Encourage your trainees and collaborators to apply today!


  • Early Career Funding available for one-year grants in any fields of epilepsy research. Letters-of-intent due December 20, 2018 with full proposals due January 31, 2019. These awards are funded by the American Epilepsy Society and non-profit partners including the Epilepsy Foundation, Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation, the Bow Foundation, and other partners.

o   Predoctoral Research Fellowships – $30,000

o   Postdoctoral Research Fellowships – $50,000

o   Research & Training Fellowships for Clinicians – $50,000

o   Junior Investigator Awards – $50,000


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