COVID-19 Funding Opportunities

The Office of Research and Innovation (VCRI) is tracking funding opportunities relating to COVID-19. Identified opportunities will be posted here regularly. (Last updated 3/24/2020)

Deadline Program Funding Amount Sponsor
 3/25/2020 Applied Research to Address The Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emerging Public Health Emergency  $10,000,000 (total funding available) Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
4/2/2020 Strengthening Public Health Systems and Services through National Partnerships to Improve and Protect the Nations Health $3,000,000 Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
4/6/2020 LifeArc Coronavirus (COVID-19) Therapeutics: Call for Rapid Deployment
£10,000,000 (total funding available)
 
 
LifeArc
4/6/2020 (rolling basis, reviews start 4/8) VCRI  Call for Time Sensitive Research – especially COVID-19
Up to $50,000 (4-5 awards expected)
UAMS Time Sensitive Research Funding
4/6/2020 AHA Rapid Response Grant COVID-19 and Its Cardiovascular Impact
$100,000
American Heart Association (AHA)
4/27/2020 Strengthening Global Field Epidemiology Training Program (FETP) Network $500,000,000 (total funding available) Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
4/27/2020 Enhancing Global Health Security: Expanding Efforts and Strategies to Protect and Improve Public Health Globally $500,000,000 (total funding available) Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
5/4/2020 Global Health Security Partner Enhancement : Expanding Efforts to Improve Surveillance and Laboratory Data Interoperability $25,000,000 (total funding available) Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
5/4/2020 Building Capacity for National Public Health Institutes $3,000,000 Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
 Multiple (e.g. 5/13/2020; 9/13/2020; etc.) Investigator Initiated Extended Clinical Trial (R01 Clinical Trial Required)  Not limited National Institutes of Health (NIH)
6/18/2020 MIT Solve Challenge: Health Security & Pandemics $10,000 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
6/29/2020 Partnerships for Countermeasures against Select Pathogens (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) $4,050,000 National Institutes of Health (NIH)
10/5/2020 (Rolling)  Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Administrative Supplements and Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Not limited National Institutes of Health (NIH)
10/31/2020 Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) Negotiated after white paper stage Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)
 2/6/2021 (Rolling) Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)  Not limited National Institutes of Health (NIH)
2/6/2021 (Rolling) Administrative Supplement Not limited National Institutes of Health (NIH)
2/6/2021 (Rolling) 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 Not limited National Institutes of Health (NIH)
3/31/2021 (Rolling) Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus $100K direct costs/year National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Rolling Invitation for COVID-19 scientific questions DOE Resources Department of Energy (DOE)
See Emergency Notice of Special Interest by IC Emergency Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Awards (Emergency Supplement – Clinical Trial Optional) Not limited National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Check with program officers RAPID: Dear Colleague Letter on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) $200,000 National Science Foundation (NSF)
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 National Science Foundation (NSF)
Rolling COVID-19 Open Research Dataset Challenge (CORD-19) $1,000 per-task award Kaggle
Rolling AWS Diagnostic Development Initiative (DDI) $20,000,000 (total amount of credits and support available) Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Currently closed due to high number of applications Epidemic Preparedness: COVID-19 funding call Up to £2 million Wellcome
Anticipated Presolicitation: Prototype Development to Combat Novel Coronavirus Disease COVID-19 TBD Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC)