The Peanut Institute Foundation is a non-profit 501 (C)(3) entity that funds research in the area of peanut nutrition. We are requesting proposals from scientists across the country to enhance our understanding of how consuming peanuts, peanut butter, and peanut products affects health in various populations. For the 2023-2024 cycle, there are two grants that applicants can choose from. You can choose to apply for one or both opportunities:
Suggested funding amount:
General Research Grant: $25,000 – $250,000
Special Research Grant: $350,000— $750,000
Deadline for submission: April 1, 2023
You can download the details on each opportunity below. Please upload completed applications here.
Application questions can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have any further questions, do not hesitate to contact us directly.
Funded Projects 2022
|Maastricht University||Peter Joris, PhD|
Ronald P. Mensink, PhD
|Long-term peanut consumption and brain health: targeting cerebrovascular function and brain insulin sensitivity by long-term peanut consumption to improve cognitive performance|
|University of Texas Arlington||R. Matthew Brothers, PhD||Peanuts and Neurocognitive / Cardiovascular Health in Black Individuals|
|Deakin University||Sze-Yen Tan, PhD, AdvAPD, RNutr||Peanut butter as a strategy to improve older adults’ physical capacity|
|Augusta University||Maleah Holland-Winkler, PhD|
Nicole Peritore, PhD, CHES
|Effects of peanut butter on sleep quality and daily energy levels in fire fighters|
TPIF Scholar Awards 2022 (mini-grant program)
|University of Wisconsin-Madison||Bradley Bolling, PhD|
Chandra Singh, PhD
Yaa Asantewaa Kafui Klu, PhD, MPH, CPH
|Pilot study of the anti-cancer effects of phytochemicals from peanuts on leukemia cell lines|
|University of Barcelona||Anna Tresserra Rimbau, PhD|
Raul Zamora Ros, PhD
|Audiovisual recipes with peanuts for oncological patients|
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