Our grant round is now open.

We have two project grant funding opportunities available for researchers;

  1. Joint funding from Action for A-T and BrAshA-T

Action for A-T and BrAshA-T invite applications for high quality medical research projects that have the potential to treat, cure or enable medical interventions for Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T).  Applications are invited across the fields of this multi-system condition however research must demonstrate to be of actual or future potential benefit to A-T patients.

  1. Joint funding from Action for A-T and NATA

Action for A-T and NATA invite applications for research projects into the identification of targets or biological pathways that could be amenable to nucleic acid-based interventions. This could include ASOs, siRNAs, mRNA and DNA/RNA base-editing approaches, with the goal of offering new options for the management and/or treatment of Ataxia-Telangiectasia (A-T) patients.

Guidance for Applicants:

For both funding opportunities, applications are invited for short term project grants, up to 3 years in duration, for a maximum award of £250,000 (to cover a research post, consumables, and essential equipment).  Please note we will not consider funding grants for further education, e.g. MSc/PhD and course fees and any indirect costs.

Applicants can be residents of any country but must be affiliated to an academic institution.

Researchers who would like to enquire about submitting a grant should email a summary (1-2 pages max) of the research proposed including:

  • The aim of the work
  • Translational path and benefit to patients
  • Track record within the field

Please email summaries to tania.wheeler@actionforAT.org by 16:00 (UK time) Monday 25th September 2023.   If the proposed research is within remit, researchers will be invited to submit a full application and provided with further information.

Please note, we will always confirm receipt of your email.  If you have not heard from us within 48 hours, please get in touch.


Friday 1st September 2023 – call opens.

Thursday 22nd February 2024 16:00 UK time CLOSING DATE – for submission of full applications.

April 2024 – Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application.

Visit our “How we fund research” page to see how your application will be judged.

This grant round is in partnership with BrAshA-T and NATA.  Action for A-T will manage the grant administration process.  Action for A-T is a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) and have been awarded a best practice certificate for peer review and research management. The AMRC is a membership organisation of the leading medical and health research charities in the UK. www.amrc.org.uk