Funding Opportunities

Featured Funding Opportunities

Both the NSF and USAID have recently announced opportunities for research regarding Ebola and the recent outbreak. Boston University encourages any interested faculty to investigate the full call for proposals linked below and contact their OSP RA should they be interested in applying.

Investigators can also sign up for the USAID Ebola Grand Challenge email list for more updates.

Funding Opportunity Resources

Boston University offers a wide array of support for both internal and external funding opportunities. Listed below are a few of the major funding opportunities. Researchers interested in exploring these funding opportunities should contact their respective support offices: Sponsored Programs on the Charles River and Medical Campuses or Grants Administration at the Boston Medical Center.

Funding Databases
Federal Agencies
Local and Internal Sources for Support
Non-Federal Sponsors

Foundation and Other Non-Federal Databases
Translational Funding
Undergraduate Research Opportunities

In addition to the funding opportunities listed above, each campus has an office dedicated to help students, staff, and researchers locate external and internal sources of funding for research.

Boston University Charles River Campus & Medical Campus–Sponsored Programs

Sponsored Program’s mission is to provide comprehensive support to members of the Boston University research community. Faculty and staff may contact Sponsored Programs for assistance in locating external and internal sources of funding for research.

Boston Medical Center–Grants Administration

Boston Medical Center’s Grants Administration department is responsible for managing all of Boston Medical Center’s grants and contracts, in the research and service sectors, funded by federal, state, city, and private sponsors. Private funding announcements are not limited to any number of applications per institution. Limited submission announcements have a cap on how many applications each institution can submit.

Medical Campus Private Funding Announcements

Medical Campus Funding Announcements—Limited Submissions