Arthritis Research Grants

The current grant cycle is now closed. Grant applications will be accepted beginning December 1, 2020 with a submission deadline of January 15, 2021.


All Arthritis

ANRF provides arthritis research grants across arthritis, rheumatic and autoimmune disease research.

Arthritis & Aging

Are you studying arthritis as it relates to aging? Learn about this collaboration with the AFAR.

Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis research is the subject of this collaboration between ANRF and the NPF.

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Opportunity for Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) research funding. Projects focused solely on AS are encouraged to apply.


Please ensure that you read completely about the grant in which you are applying as well as the grant requirements page and the grant policies page before you apply for a research grant.


There are strict guidelines and policies that MUST be followed or your application will not be reviewed. If you have questions after reading over the requirements and polices please contact us.

At the Arthritis National Research Foundation we provide a variety of arthritis research grants for research scientists. Researchers working on arthritis and related autoimmune diseases.


Including but not limited to:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Juvenile Arthritis
  • Lupus
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Scleroderma
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Uveitis (shown in relationship to autoimmune forms of arthritis)