COVID-19 Related Opportunities

Coronavirus Disease-19 Specific Research

Coronavirus Disease-19 (COVID-19) has presented us with many challenges, but it has and will continue to present new research funding opportunities. The list below contains links to opportunities that are related to specific aspects of the current pandemic. This list will be updated weekly, and will reflect broader funding initiatives that will be rolling out as a result of the Cares Act.

Sponsor Program Deadline
DHHS/NIH NOSI: Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program Applications to Address 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Health Need 7/9/2021
DHHS/NIH 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Heath Need 7/10/2021
DHHS/NIH Notice of Special Interest: Select Research Areas for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 9/8/2021
DHHS/NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program 9/28/2021
DHHS/NIH NIH Small Research Grant Program (Parent R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 1/8/2022
DHHS/NIH NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 1/8/2022
DHHS/NIH Research Project Grant 1/8/2022
DHHS/NIH NOSI: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) - Availability of Administrative Supplements for Tissue Chips Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus 1/25/2022
DHHS/NIH NOSI: National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) - Availability of Emergency Competitive Revisions to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Tissue Chips Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus 1/25/2022
DHHS/NIH Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements for Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 5/10/2025
NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Sentinel Cells for Surveillance and Response to Emergent Infectious Diseases (Sentinels) Open
DHHS/NIH High-Priority Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Research Areas Open
DHHS/NIH Mechanism for Time-Sensitive Research Opportunities in Environmental Health Sciences (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Open
DHHS/NIH Notice of Special Interest: Emerging Viral Infections and their Impact on the Male and Female Reproductive Tract Open
DHHS/NIH Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Simulation Modeling and Systems Science to Address Health Disparities Open
NIHR Travel and Subsistence Funding to Support LMIC Engagement During the COVID-19 Outbreak Open
NSF Dear Colleague Letter on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) — RAPID [pdf] [pdf] N/A
NSF FAQs regarding the NSF Dear Colleague Letter on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (NSF 20-052) [pdf] [pdf] N/A
NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Request for SBIR/STTR Phase I Proposals Addressing COVID-19 [pdf] [pdf] N/A
NSF NSF Supporting Research to Address Coronavirus Disease blog N/A