Small Grants

The CdLS Foundation offers grants to researchers who are studying various aspects of CdLS


The goal of the small grants program is to have research projects that provide insight into the causes of CdLS, as well as evaluate potential ways to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by this syndrome. Awardees present their findings at the biennial CdLS Scientific and Educational Symposium.

Past research topics included: molecular interactions of NIPBL, immunodeficiency, cohesin and sleep patterns.

New This Year – 2020 Grant Travel Awards

The CdLS Foundation is looking to share our research with post-doctoral or post-graduate fellows, or early-stage researchers who are within the first 3 years of holding a faculty or professional research appointment. If you or someone you know fits this profile and is interested in attending click on the Application link below to learn more.

Application deadline: March 31, 2020
Award notification: April 31, 2020


The Foundation has previously approved grants for the following projects: