COVID-19 Funding Opportunities

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Updated July 6, 2020
National Institutes of HealthNotice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions and Administrative Supplements for Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Individuals with Down Syndrome for the INCLUDE Project $1,000,0007/31/2021
National Institutes of HealthDigital Healthcare Interventions to Address the Secondary Health Effects Related to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19$2,250,0008/20/2020, 12/2/2020, 3/2/2021
TD Canada TrustTD Ready Challenge$10,000,000 CAD8/13/2020
Centers for Disease Control – NCEHNational Public Health Surveillance for Chemical and Radiologic Exposures and Emerging Drug Threats – COVID-19 Supplemental$2,250,0008/19/2020
Russell Sage FoundationCOVID-19 Social Sciences Research8/5/2020
Updated June 22, 2020
PfizerManagement of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) for Health Care Providers$250,0007/10/2020
PfizerUse of Biosimilar Agents in Inflammatory Conditions$200,0008/7/2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute on AgingNIA Multi-site COVID-19 Related Clinical Trial Implementation Grant on Aging-Related Topics in at-risk Older Adult Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required)Multiple dates through 2/1/2021
National Institutes of HealthCommunity Interventions to Address the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic among Health Disparity and Vulnerable Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional)8/28/2020; 12/1/2020
National Institutes of HealthRADx-UP Coordination and Data Collection Center (CDCC)8/7/2020
National Institutes of HealthNotice of Special Interest (NOSI): Emergency Competitive Revisions for Social, Ethical, and Behavioral Implications (SEBI) Research on COVID-19 Testing among Underserved and/or Vulnerable Populations9/9/2020
National Institutes of HealthNotice of Special Interest (NOSI): Emergency Competitive Revisions for Community-Engaged Research on COVID-19 Testing among Underserved and/or Vulnerable Populations9/9/2020
Cystic Fibrosis FoundationSARS-CoV-2 and Cystic Fibrosis Research Award$250,0007/17/2020
Updated June 15, 2020
CicsoPandemic/COVID19 Science, Technology and Social Impact
National Institutes of HealthEmergency Awards: RADx-UP Coordination and Data Collection Center (CDCC) (U24 Clinical Trial Optional)$7,500,000CLOSED
Greenwall FoundationMaking a Difference in Real-World Bioethics DilemmasCLOSED
Updated June 8, 2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Digital Healthcare Interventions to Address the Secondary Health Effects Related to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19$200,000 per award12/30/2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication DisordersNotice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on the Impact of COVID-19 on Mission Specific Sensory and Communication Disorders
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)Emergency Awards: Research Projects in SARS-CoV-2 Serological Sciences (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)$6-8 Million, 5-10 awards7/22/2020
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)Emergency Awards: SARS-CoV-2 Serological Sciences Centers of Excellence (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)$8-16 Million, fund 4-8 awards7/22/2020
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Competitive and Administrative Supplements for Community Interventions to Reduce the Impact of COVID-19 on Health Disparity and Other Vulnerable Populations12/30/2020
American Thoracic SocietyATS/GSK Research Grant in COVID-19$50,000 per award, 2 awardsCLOSED
United Kingdom Government – Natural Environment Research CouncilCOVID-19 Digital Sprint Hackathons in the Environmental Sciences£3,000Multiple deadlines
Society for Medical Decision Making (SMDM)SMDM COVID-19 Decision Modeling Grant$50,000 per grant, 6-10 grantsCLOSED
Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA)COVID-19 Seedling Research Topics$1,000,000 per awardCLOSED
Updated June 1, 2020
Data.orgInclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge$10,000,0007/17/2020
Robert Wood Johnson FoundationEmergency Response for the Healthcare System Innovation Challenge$25,000CLOSED
Joint European Disruptive InitiativeBillion Molecules against Covid-19CLOSED
Updated May 26, 2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Select Research Areas for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)9/8/2021
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – Office of Strategic CoordinationNIH Director’s Emergency Transformative Research Awards (R01)9/30/2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – Office of Strategic CoordinationNIH Director’s Emergency Early Independence Awards (DP5)8/4/2020
Pfizer, IncVaccine Preventable Diseases-COVID-19$50,000-$250,000CLOSED
United Kingdom Research and InnovationMedical Robotics for Contagious Diseases Challenge 20209/30/2020
United Nations Development Programme – Centre For Technology, Innovation And Sustainable DevelopmentCOVID-19 Detect & Protect Challenge$25,000 in prizesCLOSED
Infocomm Media Development AuthorityCOVID-19 & Beyond – Innovation For Social Good$90,000CLOSED
InnoCentiveGamification to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus$1,000CLOSED
The Jacob and Valeria Langeloth FoundationCOVID-19 Rapid Response FundRolling
Updated May 18, 2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)Novel, High-Impact Studies Evaluating Health System and Healthcare Professional Responsiveness to COVID-19 (R01)$5,000,000CLOSED
American Diabetes Association (ADA)COVID-19 and Diabetes Research Award$100,000CLOSED
Draper Richards Kaplan FoundationCoronavirus Urgent Response Initiative$50,000-$100,000Rolling
United States Department of State –  Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL)Countering Corruption amid COVID-19$1,000,000CLOSED
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Cancer Institute (NCI)Request for Information (RFI): Strategy for Research in Coronavirus Serology Testing and Serological SciencesNo fundingCLOSED
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)NIH Tech Accelerator Challenge for Global Health$1,000,000CLOSED
Rheumatology Research FoundationRelationships between rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases and SARS-CoV-2Up to $400,000 per award CLOSED
Updated May 11, 2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx)$500,000,000Rolling
EdTech HubCall for ideas for EdTech responses to coronavirus (COVID-19)CLOSED
Ferring Pharmaceuticals COVID-19 Investigational Grants in Reproductive Medicine and Maternal Health€ 25,00010/31/2020
IBM2020 COVID-19 Call for Code Global Challenge$270,0007/31/2020
ViiV HealthcareHIV & COVID-19CLOSED
Internet Society FoundationEmergency Response Grant Programme: COVID-19$500,000CLOSED
Updated May 4, 2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)Emergency Awards: Rapid Investigation of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)4/30/2021
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)Emergency Awards: Rapid Investigation of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)4/30/2021
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Library of MedicineNotice of Special Interest (NOSI): Data Driven Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (R21)CLOSED
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)Supplements For Research on Biological Effects of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus on the Nervous System4/15/2021
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – Office of Strategic Coordination (Common Fund)Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Emergency Competitive Revisions for Research on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)CLOSED
Booz Allen FoundationInnovation Grant$1,000,000CLOSED
Canadian Institutes of Health ResearchCOVID-19 May 2020 Rapid Research Funding Opportunity$107,900,000CLOSED
Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC)Wearable Diagnostic for Detection of COVID-19 Infection$25,000,000CLOSED
Updated April 27, 2020
AXA Research FundMitigating risk in the wake of the Covid-19 Pandemic250 000€CLOSED
Social Science Research CouncilRapid-Response Grants on Covid-19 and the Social Sciences$5,000CLOSED
American Heart Association, Robert Wood Johnson FoundationVoices for Healthy Kids COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant Opportunity$50,000CLOSED
American Lung AssociationCOVID-19 and Emerging Respiratory Viruses Research RFP$100,000 per awardCLOSED
Spencer FoundationResearch Grants on Education: COVID-19 Related Special Grant Cycle$50,000CLOSED
Borealis PhilanthropyCOVID-19 Rapid Response Fund$15,000CLOSED
Disability Inclusion Fund 
National Institute of Food and AgricultureRapid Response to Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Impacts Across Food and Agricultural Systems$1,000,000 per awardCLOSED
Updated April 20, 2020
MicrosoftMicrosoft AI for Health COVID-19 Grant FormAzure cloud and High-Performance Computing capabilities7/15/2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): NIEHS Support for Understanding the Impact of Environmental Exposures on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)Rolling
Harrington Discover InstituteHarrington Scholar Award for Coronavirus$150,000 – $1,000,000 per awardCLOSED
Environmental Protection AgencyRemoval Emergency Response Program$500,000CLOSED
Updated April 13
Mercatus CenterFast Grants$10,000-$500,000 per grantRolling – NOW CLOSED
Army xTechCOVID-19 Ventilator Challenge$1,000,000; $100,000 per awardCLOSED
Mozilla Open Source Support Program (MOSS)COVID-19 Solutions Fund$50,000 per awardrolling
United States Department of Defense (DOD) -Department of the ArmyCDMRP PRMRP Investigator-Initiated Research Award for Emerging Viral Diseases and Respiratory Health$12,000,000CLOSED
U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC)
United States Department of Defense (DOD) -Department of the ArmyCDMRP PRMRP Technology/Therapeutic Development Award for Emerging Viral Diseases and Respiratory Health$25,000,000CLOSED
U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC)
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)CARES Act$50,000 per award; LIMITED SUMBISSIONCLOSED
Merck KGaA2020 Research Grants100,000 EUR – 500,000 EUR per year for up to 3 year8/31/2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – NIMH, NIA, NIAAA, NIMHDAdministrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Mental Health Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus4/15/2021
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – NIMHD, NIA, NIMHCompetitive and Administrative Supplements for the Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak on Minority Health and Health Disparities$125,00 in direct cost5/1/2021
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)Development of Biomedical Technologies for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)See announcement
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – NCATS Administrative Supplements for Tissue Chips Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus1/25/2022
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – NIDCDNotice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions and Administrative Supplements for Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)$125,000CLOSED
Funding Opportunities Updated Prior to April 13, 2020
COVID-19 High Performance Computing ConsortiumCOVID-19 HPC ConsortiumHPC computing resourcesRolling
Oak Ridge National LaboratoryRapid Access for COVID-19 ResearchHPC computing resourcesRolling
NASARapid Response and Novel Research in Earth Science$2,000,000; $100,00 per awardRolling
Department of DefenseNewton Award for Transformative Ideas during the COVID-19 Pandemic$500,000; $50,000-$100,000 per awardCLOSED
FuzeHubCOVID-19 Manufacturing Grant$50,000-$100,000CLOSED
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Repurposing Existing Therapeutics to Address the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
ElrhaResearch to Support the COVID-19 Response in Humanitarian SettingsCLOSED
Business Incubator Association of New York StateInnovate to Ventilate
Massachusetts General HospitalCoVent-19 ChallengeNone – additional resources availableCLOSED
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)4/5/2021
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – Agency for Healthcare Research and QualityNotice of Intent: New Funding Opportunity Announcement to Support Novel, High- Studies Evaluating Health System and Healthcare Professional Responsiveness to COVID-19None – Notice of Intent
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)Strengthening Public Health Systems and Services through National Partnerships to Improve and Protect the Nations Health$3,000,000CLOSED
Department of Defense (DoD)Prototype Development to Combat Novel Coronavirus Disease COVID-19TBDINACTIVE
Russell Sage FoundationSocial, political, economic, or psychological disruptions that affect social and living conditions in the US$175,000CLOSED
Amazon Web Services (AWS)AWS Diagnostic Development Initiative (DDI)Up to $20M available; budget should reflect your needsCLOSED
GoogleGoogle Cloud Research Credits$20,000,000
White House and collaboratorsCOVID-19 Open Research Dataset Challenge (CORD-19)$1,000 per task
Department of Energy (DOE)Invitation for COVID-19 scientific questionsDOE ResourcesRolling
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID); National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)No limit2/6/2021
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute on Drug AbuseAdministrative Supplements to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Parent Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional)No limitDiffers – check with your Institute/Center
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious DiseasesPartnerships for Countermeasures against Select Pathogens (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)$3,750,000CLOSED
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious DiseasesNotice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Emergency Competitive Revisions for Research on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)3/25/2021
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID); National Institute on Aging (NIA)Investigator Initiated Extended Clinical Trial (R01 Clinical Trial Required)No limit5/13/2020; 9/13/2020; and others
National Institutes of Health (NIH)Emergency Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Awards (Emergency Supplement – Clinical Trial Optional)No limitSee Emergency Notice of Special Interest by IC
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Heart, Lung, and Blood InstituteNotice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Administrative Supplements and Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)10/6/2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Center for Advancing Translational SciencesNotice of Special Interest (NOSI): Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program Applications to Address 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Heath NeedSee announcement
National Science Foundation (NSF)RAPID: Dear Colleague Letter on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)$200,000Check with program officers
National Science Foundation (NSF)Dear Colleague Letter: Provisioning Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to Further Research on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)$200,000 (RAPID) & supplemental funding requestsCheck with program officers
Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)Negotiated after white paper stage10/31/2020
Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)Easy Broad Agency Announcement$750,000 per awardCLOSED
MIT SOLVEHealth Security & Pandemics Challenge$10,000 per teamCLOSED
Pulitzer CenterCoronavirus News Collaboration Challenge$5,000-$30,000Rolling
Nellie Mae Education FoundationRapid Response: Racism is a Virus Too$15,000
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)Applied Research to Address The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emerging Public Health Emergency$10,000,000 (total funding available)CLOSED