Funding Opportunities

Below we highlight some recent Funding Opportunities with brief summaries. The opportunities are organized into five broad categories:

1. BioMedical & Health,
2. Science & Engineering,
3. Social Sciences & Education,
4. Law & Management, and
5. Arts & Humanities.

In addition, at the bottom of an entry, you may find tags with one or more descriptors that may lead you to similar opportunities. Opportunity deadlines are also grouped this way (by Month and Year), as well as the organizations that provide the opportunities (e.g. The Thrasher Research Fund).

Please be aware that this page only lists a handful of the funding opportunities available and is intended to be illustrative of the funding landscape (although we do encourage you to apply to any opportunity that seems like a fit for your work). For more funding opportunities, we encourage you to look at the Find Potential Funders section of Faculty Seeking Funding.

The opportunities listed below are in no particular order. Deadlines are posted in the body of the opportunity description.

Water Environment Research Foundation Seeks Proposals for Wastewater Toxicity Data

in BioMed & Health, Science & Engineering.

Deadline: April 30, 2015 Established in 1989, the Water Environment Research Foundation is an independent scientific research organization dedicated to wastewater and stormwater issues. For the past twenty-five... More

Whitehall Foundation Invites LOIs for Bioscience Research Projects

in BioMed & Health.

Deadline: April 15, 2015 (LOI) Grants up to $225,000 over 3 years The Whitehall Foundation assists scholarly research in the life sciences through its research grants and grants-in-aid programs. More

Alternatives Research & Development Foundation Invites Applications for Research on Nonanimal Testing

in BioMed & Health.

Deadline: April 30, 2015 The mission of the Alternatives Research & Development Foundation is to fund and promote the development, validation, and adoption of non-animal methods... More

LRI Invites Applications for Novel Lupus Research Projects

in BioMed & Health, Uncategorized.

Deadline: June 1, 2015 Grants up to $300,000 over 3 years Through its Novel Research Grants program, LRI will award grants of up to $100,000 a year... More

Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Accepting Fellowship Applications From Artists and Scholars

in Arts & Humanities.

Deadline: September 19, 2015 The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation provides fellowships to advanced professionals in all fields — including the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and creative arts... More

National Ataxia Foundation Invites Letters of Intent for Pioneer SCA Translational Research Award

in BioMed & Health.

Deadline: August 17, 2015 (LOI) Grants up to $100,000 The National Ataxia Foundation is committed to funding the best science relevant to hereditary and sporadic types of ataxia in... More

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Accepting Applications for Early Career Fellowship Awards

in BioMed & Health.

Deadline: August 17, 2015 Grants up to $180,000+ over 3 years The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation seeks to accelerate breakthroughs in cancer research by providing the best young... More

Lupus Research Institute Seeks Applications for Distinguished Innovator Awards

in BioMed & Health.

Deadline: June 25, 2015 The Lupus Research Institute is inviting applications for its Distinguished Innovator Awards, a global program designed to provide outstanding scientists with support to conduct... More

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Invites Young Scientists to Apply for “A” Awards in Pediatric Oncology Research

in BioMed & Health.

Deadline: May 22, 2015 Grants up to $450,000+ over 3 years Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation that has evolved from a young cancer patient's front-yard... More

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Accepting Applications for 2014 Reach Awards

in BioMed & Health.

Deadline: May 30, 2015 Grants up to $250,000 over 2 years Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation evolved from the front-yard lemonade stand of cancer patient Alexandra “Alex” Scott (1996-2004)... More