IBD Ventures

Is your organization engaged in the discovery or development of a novel product with the potential to help patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)? If so, we want to hear from you!


The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation seeks to accelerate the development of products that aim to improve the quality of life of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases. Toward that end, the Foundation has launched IBD Ventures, a new program and dedicated funding mechanism to support product-oriented research and development. Companies and academic investigators can apply. Funding up to $500,000 per project per year will be considered. In addition, funded programs will be offered accelerator resources and advising.

Even if your organization is not interested in IBD Ventures at this time, we'd still like to stay in touch—please subscribe to our email list, join us at our conference, or send your questions to [email protected]

How to apply

For eligibility, policies, and application instructions, click here. Program information, LOI and other application forms can also be accessed and must be submitted through proposalCENTRAL.

  • Navigate to the "Grant Opportunities" tab (top right)
  • Filter by grant maker (select "Crohn's & Colitis Foundation") to find the application link for IBD Ventures

Letter of Intent deadlines: August 6, 2021 and February 3, 2022

Questions? Read our FAQ, or contact us at [email protected]

Connect with us at a conference!

Event Date Location

IBD Innovate

November 18-19, 2021

Virtual

Crohn's & Colitis Congress

January 20-22, 2022

Las Vegas