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COVID-19 Research Funding Opportunities

External and internal funding opportunities related to COVID-19 research will be added to this site regularly. Please contact research@uconn.edu to request that additional opportunities be added. This table is sortable by the sponsor, opportunity, and deadline. Last updated on: June 5, 2020.

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NSF OAC Rapid Response Research for Existing Funding Opportunities All NSF funding opportunities are eligible for RAPID proposals. To see requirements for RAPID proposals submitted to NSF, please click here Varies by competition
Ferring Pharmaceuticals Ferring COVID-19 Investigational Grants Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until posted deadline 2020-10-31
New Gateway for Cancer Research Gateway Grant 2020-06-22
XPRIZE 2020 COVID-19 Call for Code Global Challenge 2020-07-31
DOS COVID-19 Small Grants Program 2020-09-30
NIH 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) Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until posted deadline 2020-06-19
NIH POCTRN Fast-Track Program for COVID-19 Test Development and Distribution Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until posted deadline Open Deadline
NIH NHLBI Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Emergency Competitive Revisions on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) for Currently Active NHLBI Phase I-III Clinical Trials 2020-10-05
PCORI PCORI Funding Opportunity for COVID-19-Related Enhancements to Existing PCORI-Funded Research Projects Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until posted deadline. Open Deadline
NIH NIAAA Notice of Special Interest: Availability of Administrative Supplements and Competitive Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) within the Mission of NIAAA Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until posted deadline. 2021-04-15
PCORI PCORI Funding Opportunity for COVID-19-Related Enhancements to Existing PCORI-Funded Engagement Awards Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until posted deadline. Open Deadline
NIH (OBSSR, NHLBI, NIA, NIAAA, NIDDK, NIEHS, NCCIH, NCI) Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus and the Behavioral and Social Sciences Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until posted deadline. 2021-03-31
NIH NIDA Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until posted deadline. 2021-03-31
NIH NCATS Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program Applications to Address 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Health Need Several competitions exist, each with separate due dates. Please consult the opportunity announcement for further information. Next available due date is May 4, 2020 2021-05-04
NIH Administrative Supplements to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Parent Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional Open Deadline
NIH Emergency Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Awards (Emergency Supplement – Clinical Trial Optional) 2023-03-10
NIH 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) Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until posted deadline. 2021-04-30
DOD Joint Acquisition Task Force (JATF) COVID-19 Open Deadline
DOE Brookhaven National Laboratory Rapid Access Proposal Open Deadline
23andMe COVID-19 Study Open Deadline
Google Cloud COVID-19 Research Credits Open Deadline
German Research Foundation Call for Multidisciplinary Research into Epidemics and Pandemics in Response to the Outbreak of SARS-CoV-2 2020-07-01
NIH NIBIB Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Development of Biomedical Technologies for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Deadlines vary based on activity code Open Deadline
NIH NIBIB Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Emergency Competitive Revision and Administrative Supplements on Biomedical Technologies for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until posted deadline. 2020-11-10
Merck KGaA Research Grant for Pandemic Preparedness 2020-08-31
New NIH (AHRQ, NIOSH) Special Exception to the NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Post-Submission Material Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic Open Deadline
C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute Mitigation of COVID-19 and Future Pandemics Principal Investigators for these research award proposals must be researchers from the C3.ai DTI consortium member institutions Open Deadline
  NIH (NIA, NIAID, NIDDK, NIDA, NIHM, NIEHS, NICHD, NIAAA, NIBIB, NHGRI, NIMHD, NCATS,
NIDCD, NCI)
Urgent Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Urgent Supplement – Clinical Trial Optional) Only applications submitted in response to an Urgent Guide Notice published by an IC will be allowed to apply to this FOA. Varies by competition
  Mozilla MOSS COVID-19 Solutions Fund Applications must be some form of hardware or software. Projects must be reasonably mature. Rolling deadline through date posted.
Open Deadline
NIH NIMH Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Mental Health Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Rolling deadline through date posted. 2021-04-15
NIH (OBSSR, NHLBI, NIA, NIAAA, NIDDK, NIEHS, NCCIH, NCI) Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): National Cancer Institute Announcement Regarding Availability of Urgent Competitive Revision and Administrative Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 2020-06-25
NIH (NIMHD, NIA, NIMH) Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Competitive and Administrative Supplements for the Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak on Minority Health and Health Disparities Rolling deadline through date posted. 2021-05-01
NIH NCATS Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Emergency Competitive Revisions to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Tissue Chips Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Rolling deadline through date posted. 2022-01-25
NIH NCATS Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements for Tissue Chips Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Rolling deadline through date posted. 2022-01-25
  Fast Grants Fast Funding for COVID-19 Science First decision date 4/12/20; Subsequent decisions made within 48 hours of submission. Rolling deadline through date posted.
Open Deadline
  DOD xTechSearch XTech COVID-19 Ventilator Challenge Virtual pitches for selected companies will begin 4/13/2020 Open Deadline
  BARDA TechWatch Meetings Request Open Deadline
  XSEDE COVID-19 HPC Consortium Open Deadline
  DOD DAF CSO_COVID_19 Response 2020-09-30
  NSF Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) 2020-11-18
   Kaggle COVID-19 Open Research Dataset Challenge (CORD-19) Open Deadline
  NIH NIMH Administrative Supplements to Research Grants and Cooperative Agreements Prior to submitting a supplement request, it is strongly recommended that Principal Investigators (PIs) speak with the program official associated with the parent grant to discuss eligibility, alignment with Institute expectations/priorities, and availability of funds. Open Deadline
  NIH NCATS Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Repurposing Existing Therapeutics to Address the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Several competitions exist, each with separate deadlines. Please consult the opportunity announcement for further information. Next available due date is June 5, 2020. 2020-06-05
  MIT Health, Security, and Pandemics SOLVE Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Challenge 2020-06-18
  NIH NIAID Partnerships for Countermeasures against Select Pathogens Clinical trials not allowed 2020-06-29
  Amazon AWS Diagnostic Development Initiative (DDI) If funded, AWS must be acknowledged for their support. Results of research may not be publically shared without AWS consent. 2020-06-30
  NSF DCL Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering Program 2020-09-15
  NIH NHLBI Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Administrative Supplements and Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until deadline posted. 2020-10-05
  BARDA Broad Agency Announcement White Paper submission and full proposal submissions differ. Multiple White Paper deadlines are available: April 30, 2020; July 31, 2020; and October 31, 2020. Full proposal deadline is October 31, 2020. 2020-10-31
  NIH NIGMS Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the Causative Virus SARS-CoV-2 Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until posted deadline. 2021-02-05
  NIH NIAID Urgent Award FOA Applications will be considered on a rolling basis through posted deadline. 2021-02-06
  NIH NIAID Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Emergency Competitive Revisions for Research on Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Applications will be considered on a rolling basis through the posted deadline. 2021-03-25
  NIH NIAID Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until posted deadline. 2021-04-05
  BARDA DRIVe Easy Broad Agency Announcement (EZ-BAA) Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until posted deadline. DRIVe reserves the right to extend the deadline as necessary. 2023-02-03
  NSF OAC Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation: Elements and Framework Implementations N/A
  DOE Invitation for COVID-19 Scientific Questions Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until deadline posted. N/A
  NIH NIAID Administrative Supplements for In-Scope Work Eligible to grantees currently supported by NIH funding. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until deadline. Varies by competition