The AASM Foundation offers community, research and training programs to support our vision of Healthier Lives through Better Sleep. For more than 20 years, we’ve supported various projects across the spectrum of translational sleep research, clinical and population health and implementation science. We also continue to invest in the careers of our future clinicians and scientists.

Our programs are open for application at different times throughout the year. Complete details on deadlines, topic areas (if applicable) and links to the application can be found under the ‘Now Accepting Applications’ section.

Now Accepting Applications

Strategic Research Grant

This grant supports investigator-initiated, high-impact research projects aimed at addressing gaps in knowledge that impact the ability to provide optimal, patient-centered, cost-effective diagnosis and care for patients with sleep disorders. This grant supports projects that are responsive to focused topic areas of interest identified by the AASM Foundation.

Young Investigators Research Forum

This career-building research retreat brings together early career investigators and renowned sleep investigators. The research forum provides guidance, tactics and strategies to better position early career investigators for a successful career in research.

Community Sleep Health Grant

The Community Sleep Health Grant is intended to support a wide range of projects spearheaded by community leaders and/or interprofessional individuals (educators, researchers, practitioners, students) who are dedicated to addressing sleep health needs in the community and sustaining population sleep well-being.

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Diversity Supplement Grant

This grant provides additional funds to current AASM Foundation research grant investigators to support mentored sleep and circadian research training of promising students, post-doctoral fellows and clinical fellows who are members of minority groups traditionally underrepresented in US science to participate in AASM Foundation-funded research projects.

COVID-19 Relief Funding for AASM Foundation Grant Recipients

This grant provides additional funds to AASM Foundation grant recipients who have encountered challenges with making progress on AASM Foundation-funded research projects due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Research Programs

Open to sleep medicine investigators, research grants support career development and investigator-initiated sleep research projects. Learn more about the available research grants.

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Community Programs

Open to community leaders and organizations paving the way for improving sleep health locally. Additionally, assistance is available to aid sleep centers in wake of natural disasters. Learn more about the available community grants and awards.

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Training Programs

Open to the next generation of sleep investigators and sleep medicine specialists, these training grants and programs provide focused training in sleep research and support sleep medicine fellowships positions. Learn more about the available training programs.

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