COVID-19 Funding Opportunities

August 10, 2020

Below are lists of COVID-19 funding opportunities. These lists will be updated as new opportunities arise.

Please contact Jesse Szeto Jesse.Szeto@georgetown.edu and Minatullah Alobaidi maa416@georgetown.edu for more information or to report additional opportunities.

Federal: Various government agencies
Non-federal: Organization, companies, and foundations 

Federal: DoD, NIH, NSF, and others

                                      COVID-19 FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
» Federal
SPONSOR PROGRAM FUNDING DEADLINE
BARDA, DHHS Division of Research, Innovation & Ventures (DRIVe) Easy Broad Agency Announcement $750,000 available 2/3/2023
National Science Foundation (NSF) Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) $24,000,000 9/18/2020
Department of State
U.S. Mission to Cameroon

 

Boosting Frontline Health Workers’ Ability in Responding to COVID-19 – Virtual Awareness and Capacity Building Training Project $40,000 8/10/2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIDDK
Mechanistic Studies of the Interaction between SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 and Diseases and Organ Systems of Interest to NIDDK (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) $250,000 (Letter of Intent: 11/ 16/2020; Application due: 12/16/2020
       
Department of State
U.S. Mission to India
COVID-19 Small Grants Program
$100,000 9/30/2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Office of Strategic Coordination (Common Fund)

NIH Director’s Emergency Transformative Research Awards (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Not limited 9/30/2020 (opens 8/30/2020)
The National Institute on Aging (NIA)  NIA Multi-site COVID-19 Related Clinical Trial Implementation Grant on Aging-Related Topics in at-risk Older Adult Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required)  Not Limited 8/3/2020, 9/1/2020, 10/1/2020, 11/2/2020, 12/1/2020, 1/4/2021, and 2/1/2021
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NCCIH
 Availability of Administrative Supplements & Urgent Competitive Revisions to NCCIH Grants for Natural Product Research on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) & Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) $150,000 in direct costs Rolling through 8/17/2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIDCR
Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions and Administrative Supplements for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Research within the Mission of NIDCR $150,000 in total direct costs 11/2/2020
 Multi-institute 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 5,00,000 8/18/2020
Department of Defense
(DoD)
CSO COVID 19 Response
Must reflect your needs 9/30/2020
National Science Foundation (NSF) Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases  (EEID)
11/18/2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
DHHS
Long-Term Effects of Disasters on Health Care Systems Serving Health Disparity Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional) not limited  10/5/2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH)  NIDA, NCI Mechanism for Time-Sensitive Drug Abuse Research (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)

$275,000 10/6/2020
R01 Grants for Community Interventions Digital Healthcare Interventions to Address the Secondary Health Effects Related to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 (R01 – Clinical Trial Optional)  $750,000 in direct cost per year for up to 3 years

8/20/2020, 12/2/2020, and 3/2/2021
Community Interventions to Address the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic among Health Disparity and Vulnerable Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional)  $500,000 in direct costs 8/28/2020 and 12/1/2020
RADx-UP Emergency Awards: RADx-UP Coordination and Data Collection Center (CDCC) (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) $5M in annual direct costs 8/7/2020
Emergency Competitive Revisions for Social, Ethical, and Behavioral Implications (SEBI) Research on COVID-19 Testing among Underserved and/or Vulnerable Populations  $400,000 in direct costs 8/7/2020, 9/8/2020
Limited Competition for Emergency Competitive Revisions for Community-Engaged Research on COVID-19 Testing among Underserved and/or Vulnerable Populations (Large-scale) $3.5M in direct costs  8/7/2020
Limited Competition for Emergency Competitive Revisions for Community-Engaged Research on COVID-19 Testing among Underserved and/or Vulnerable Populations (for projects involving community collaborations or partnerships)  $700,000 in direct costs 8/7/2020
 Multi-institute Digital Healthcare Interventions to Address the Secondary Health Effects Related to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 $200,000 in direct costs Rolling until 12/15/2020
 Multi-institute Competitive and Administrative Supplements for Community Interventions to Reduce the Impact of COVID-19 on Health Disparity and Other Vulnerable Populations $250,000 in direct costs Rolling until 12/15/2020
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Innovative Commercial Products in Support of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response – Commercial Solutions Opening Pilot Program (CSOP)
 $10 million 8/31/2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH) POCTRN Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) up to $500M continuous submission
Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC) USAMRDC New Products and Ideas (NPI)
NA NA
Army Applications Laboratory COVID-19 Response Innovations NA NA
Department of Defense (DoD) Joint Acquisition Task Force (JATF) COVID-19 National Response Team
Industry Portal
NA NA
Department of Defense (DoD) Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program
Investigator-Initiated Research Award
 $1.6M – d $2.0M 9/3/2020
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) NIST Manufacturing USA National Emergency Assistance Program $250,000 – $10 million Continuous Submission
Department of Health & Human Services (HHS)
 Medical Countermeasures.gov
Request a USG Coronawatch Meeting NA NA
United States Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) $1,000,000  Varies by Program
National Institutes of Health (NIH) NINDS Supplements For Research on Biological Effects of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus on the Nervous System $200,000 (direct costs) Applications accepted until 4/14/2021
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIMHD, NIA, NIDA, NCI
Long-Term Effects of Disasters on Health Care Systems Serving Health Disparity Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional) Not limited 10/5/2020 (and standard R01 deadlines)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIA, NIAID, NIDDK, NIDA, NIMH, NIEHS, NICHD, NIAAA, NIBIB, NHGRI, NIMHD, NCATS, NIDCH, NCI
Urgent Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements Must reflect your needs Varies
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIMHD, NIA, NIMH
Competitive and Administrative Supplements for the Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak on Minority Health and Health Disparities $125,000 (direct costs) Aapplications accepted through 5/1/2021
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIMH, NIA, NIAAA, NIMHD
Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Mental Health Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Contact program officer Applications accepted through 4/15/2021
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIBIB
Availability of Emergency Competitive Revision and Administrative Supplements on Biomedical Technologies for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Up to two years of support- limited to no more than the amount of the current parent award Applications accepted on a rolling basis until 11/10/2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
OBSSR, NHLBI, NIA, NIAAA, NIDDK, NIEHS, NCCIH, NCI
Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus and the Behavioral and Social Sciences $200,000 (direct costs) Applications accepted until 3/31/2021)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIEHS
NIEHS Support for Understanding the Impact of Environmental Exposures on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Must reflect your needs  8/3/2020 (other deadlines within)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
 NIGMS
 Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the Causative Virus SARS-CoV-2 Must reflect your needs Applications accepted through 2/5/2021)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
 NCATS
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Check RFA(s) within Application deadlines through 4/5/2021)
Department of Energy (DOE) Invitation for COVID-19 scientific questions DOE Resources Accepted on a rolling basis
National Science Foundation (NSF) RAPID: Dear Colleague Letter on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) $200,000 Check with program officers
Dear Colleague Letter: Provisioning Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to Further Research on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) $200,000 (RAPID) & supplemental funding requests Check with program officers
California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) Stem Cell Agency Board Approves $5 Million in Emergency Funding for COVID-19 Research $5 million bi-monthly

Non-federal: Organizations, companies, and foundations 

                                  COVID-19 FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
» Non-federal
SPONSOR PROGRAM FUNDING DEADLINE
FACE Foundation Transitioning to Virtual Exchange up to $7500 per project 10/30/2020
 XPRIZE XPRIZE Rapid Covid Testing $5 million 8/31/2020
Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS Seoul Innovation QuickFire Challenge: Healthcare for the New Normal
Up to KRW 150,000,000 (~ US $125,000) 8/31/2020
The Sorenson Impact Foundation  Apply Now for Funding Opportunities
$25,000 – $250,000 8/30/2020
CEPI Sourcing of serum from recovered patients for the development of a Rift Valley Fever (RVF) international antibody standard        8/31/2020
Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) CIPHER Grant Programme
$30,000 LOI opens: 10/1/2020
LOI due: 10/31/2020
Genentech  2020 Health Equity Innovations Fund
$750,000 LOI: 8/10/2020
Full invited applications: 10/5/2020
ICCovid 2020™ International Congress on Coronaviruses™ (ICCovid™)
NA 8/15/2020
Google Academic Research Credits Program  $5,000 in Google Cloud credits Rolling
Apply for Google Cloud research credits  $5,000 in Google Cloud credits Rolling
Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education /FDA FDA Influenza Immunity and Vaccination Postdoctoral Fellowship NA 9/30/2020
FDA COVID-19 Diagnostic Test Fellowship NA 9/30/2020
The Social Science Research Council
(SSRC)
Just Tech Covid-19 Rapid-Response Grants
$5,000 to $10,000 Rolling
WITH Foundation (WITH) and the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD)   Addressing the Challenges Primary Care Providers experience in serving Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities during Pandemic and/or Emergency Situations.
Up to $50,000. 9/3/2020
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health
NA Rolling
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

SARS-CoV-2 and Cystic Fibrosis Research Award
up to $125,000 per year (plus 12 percent for indirect costs) for up to two years.

Letter of Intent: 7/17/2020, Full application: 10/1/2020
Alkermes Alkermes Education Grants not specified Rolling
ACC Action Against Corona
NA NA
The Greenwall Foundation Making a Difference Request for Proposals – Fall 2020 $22M 8/28/2020
CISCO Pandemic/COVID19 Science, Technology and Social Impact
NA continuous submissions
Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund         not specified None posted
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Ferring COVID-19 Investigational Grants         25,000€ applications accepted through 10/31/2020
Biogen Foundation
(typically funds Boston, MA & Research Triangle, NC)
COVID-19 Response up to $10M  none posted
MIT #HackCOVID19
NA NA
Plug and Play COVID-19 Accelerator NA NA
Help With Covid Volunteer Projects NA NA
CETF COVID-19 Early Treatment Fund (CETF)
 $500K  Rolling
Ginkgo Bioworks Access to Platform for Partner COVID-19 Projects $25M  none posted
Mercatus Center COVID-19 Response: A Call for Ideas NA NA
Global Innovation Exchange (GIE)  COVID-19 Innovation Hub NA NA
THE EDTECH HUB EdTech Interventions Database NA Rolling
Ed Tech Idea Call in Response to COVID-19 NA Rolling
Open Road Alliance (ORA) Open Road Alliance Response to COVID-19 100k NA
       
OMIDYAR Omidyar Network COVID-19 Economic Response Advocacy Fund Frequently Asked Questions  $1.5 million  Rolling
USAID COVID-19 FUNDING REQUESTS AND UNSOLICITED PROPOSALS NA various
Co-Creation Hub (Africa) [Call for Projects] – Funding and Design Support for COVID-19 Projects NA TBA
Cognizent Cognizant Philanthropies Commit $10 Million to Support Communities Worldwide Impacted by COVID-19 $10 Million NA
XPRIZE Pandemic Alliance Join a Data-powered Alliance to Stop
COVID-19
NA NA
COVID-19 Response Task Force COVID-19 Request for Ideas NA NA
Amazon Web Services AWS Diagnostic Development Initiative (DDI)  $20 million  Not specified
Labguru Laboratory Labguru Pro-bono COVID-19 Programme $1,000,000 NA
DataValidation  COVID-19 Relief Fund $1 million in DataValidation services None posted
The Circle for Justice Innovations STRATEGIC OPPORTUNITIES SUPPORT (SOS)
Rapid Response Fund
$2,500 to $5,000  1/1/2021
Artist Relief  Emergency Initiative $5,000 none posted
Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants COVID-19 Fund $1,500 8/31/2020
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) COVID-19 Detect and Protect Challenge  up to $15,000 in prizes Ongoing
Merck KGaA (Germany) Research Grant for Pandemic Preparedness up to 250,000 €/year for 3 years with the option of extension 8/31/2020
Patient-Centered Outcomes
Research Institute (PCORI)
COVID-19-Related Enhancements to Existing PCORI-Funded Research Projects $500,000 Applications accepted on a rolling basis
COVID-19-Related Enhancements to Existing PCORI-Funded Engagement Awards $150,000 Applications accepted on a rolling basis
Antler Call for startups tackling Covid-19 $100,000 (investment) NA
Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) The COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium NA NA
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Wellcome, Mastercard COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator up to $125 million available (Chan Zuckerberg committed additional $25M) Continuous Submission
Fast Grants Fast Funding for COVID-19 Science $500,000 NA
United Way of the Greater Capital Region Capital Region Community COVID-19 Response Fund NA Continuous Submission
Bloomberg Philanthropies Coronavirus Local Response Initiative NA Continuous Submission
Gates Foundation COVID-19  Announcements NA NA
IBM COVID-19: Fight the global pandemic NA ongoing

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