We invite you to review the following list of funding opportunities related to COVID-19.  This information is abstracted for brevity; please refer to the sponsor’s website for complete information.


National Institutes of Health:

  1. Mechanistic Studies of the Interaction between SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 and Diseases and Organ Systems of Interest to NIDDK (R01 Clinical Trial Optional); Deadline: December, 16, 2020
  2. Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Comprehensive Care for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus from Health Disparity Populations; Deadline: October 5, 2020
  3. Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional); Deadline: April 21, 2021
  4. Emergency Awards: RADx-RAD Multimodal COVID-19 surveillance methods for high risk clustered populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional); Deadline: September 30, 2020
  5. Long-Term Effects of Disasters on Health Care Systems Serving Health Disparity Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional); Deadline: October 5, 2020
  6. Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Limited Competition for Emergency Competitive Revisions for Community-Engaged Research on COVID-19 Testing among Underserved and/or Vulnerable Populations; Deadline: August 7, 2020
  7. Emergency Awards: Rapid Investigation of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed); Deadline: April, 2021
  8. Digital Healthcare Interventions to Address the Secondary Health Effects Related to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 (R01 – Clinical Trial Optional); Deadline: December 2, 2020, March 2, 2021
  9. Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Simulation Modeling and Systems Science to Address Health Disparities; Deadline: October 5, 2020
  10. Emergency Awards RADx-RAD: Novel Biosensing for Screening, Diagnosis and Monitoring of COVID-19 From Skin and The Oral Cavity (Fast-Track STTR Clinical Trial Not Allowed); Deadline: September 18, 2020
Department of Health and Human Services


External Funding Opportunities:


  1. Department of Defense COVID-19 Response COMMERCIAL SOLUTION OPENING
  2. March of Dimes COVID-19 Funding 2020
  3. Cisco Research Center (CRC) Pandemic/COVID19 Science, Technology and Social Impact
  4.  The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Just Tech Covid-19 Response Grants
  5. FERRING COVID-19 INVESTIGATIONAL GRANTS in Reproductive Medicine and Maternal Health
  6. Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Coronavirus Urgent Response Initiative
  7. Mozilla COVID-19 Solutions Fund
  8. COVID-19 Open Research Dataset Challenge (CORD-19)