Last updated: May 4, 2021. While we are no longer actively updating this page, we will keep it available as a resource to the BU community.

SPONSORPROGRAMFUNDINGDEADLINE
Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of MassachusettsCatalyst FundOne time non-renewable $5,000Applications must be completed by the 5th of each month
Boston FoundationCOVID-19 Response FundVaried (One-time Operating Grant)Rolling basis
Charles Koch FoundationPostsecondary EducationNo set amount.  Funding levels are commensurate with the requirements and potential impact of the project.Rolling
Department of Defense (DoD)

National Emergency Telecritical Care Network (NETCCN) Project for Coronavirus

Up to 6 initial awardsPre-announcement
Department of Energy (DOE)COVID-19 High Performance Computing ConsortiumTBDRolling
Department of Energy (DOE)Invitation for COVID-19 scientific questions

 

DOE ResourcesRolling
Department of Health & Human ServicesBiomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) TechWatch programTBDRolling
GoogleGoogle Cloud research creditsIn kind (computing capabilities and infrastructure)Unknown
InnoCentiveChallenges (Added often)VariesVaries
Institute of Museum and Library ServicesStimulus funding for every stateVaries on stateSee listing
Merck KGaAResearch Grant for Pandemic Preparedness250,000 EuroRolling
Mozilla

Open Source Support Awards

$5,000-$150,000Rolling
MozillaCOVID-19 Solutions Fund$50,000Rolling
National Institutes of Health (NIHNational Institutes of Health)

NIEHS

Mechanism for Time-Sensitive Research Opportunities in Environmental Health Sciences (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)$275,000 over two yearsRolling
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 (Urgent Supplement – Clinical Trial Optional)Must reflect your needsVaries by awarding IC
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NCI, NCCIH, NHGRI, NIAID, NICHD, NIDDK, NIEHS, NIGMS, NIMHD, NIBIB

Emergency Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Awards (Emergency Supplement – Clinical Trial Optional)

 

 

 

Not limitedVaries – see notice
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NCATS

 

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program Applications to Address 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Heath Need

 

Must reflect your needs7/9/2021
National Institute of Standards & TechnologyNIST Manufacturing USA National Emergency Assistance Program$250,000 to $10 millionRolling
National Science Foundation (NSFNational Science Foundation)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
National Science FoundationThe DCL welcomes proposals through existing programs in the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) and the Directorate for Engineering (ENG) “on interdisciplinary research for the development of novel biological platforms that are capable of sensing and responding to emerging infectious agents.”See listingRolling
Patient-Centered Outcomes
Research Institute (PCORI)
PCORI Funding Opportunity for COVID-19-Related Enhancements to Existing PCORI-Funded Dissemination and Implementation Awards

$500,000Rolling
Patient-Centered Outcomes
Research Institute (PCORI)
PCORI Funding Opportunity for COVID-19-Related Enhancements to Existing PCORI-Funded Research Projects$500,000Rolling
Patient-Centered Outcomes
Research Institute (PCORI)
PCORI Funding Opportunity for COVID-19-Related Enhancements to Existing PCORI-Funded Engagement Awards$150,000Rolling
Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries

Special ERG Call on the Economic Impacts of Coronavirus

$49,600Continuous Submission
Robert Wood Johnson

Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health

No explicit range. Grant periods are flexible, generally range from 1 to 3 years (avg grant in 2019: $315,031)Rolling deadline
Wellcome, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MastercardCOVID-19 Therapeutics AcceleratorUp to $125M in seed fundingThe Accelerator will not be conducting a traditional funding call. To learn more, contact epidemics@wellcome.ac.uk