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Upcoming Foundation Deadlines

The projected deadline dates listed here will be updated monthly.  Check back around the beginning of each month for new deadlines or email us at foundationrelations@ucsd.edu to be added to future notifications.

FOUNDATION/ORGANIZATION AWARD (US$) LIMITED SUBMISSION DEADLINE ORG DEADLINE Tag
Academic Pediatric Association
Young Investigator Award
$15,000 - 10/01/2021 Young Investigator, Biomedical
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
Diagnostics Accelerator: Digital Biomarkers
$250,000 - $500,000 - Ongoing Biomedical
American Academy in Rome
Rome Prize
$16,000 (half term)/$28,000 (full term) - 11/01/2021 Arts & Humanities
American Cancer Society
Research Scholar Grants
<$660,000 - 10/15/2021 Young Investigator, Biomedical
American Chemical Society, Petroleum Research Fund
Doctoral New Investigator (DNI) Grants
$110,000 - 10/15/2021 Young Investigator, Engineering, Physical Sciences (Chemistry)
American Council of Learned Societies
Fellowships
<$60,000 - 09/29/2021 Young Investigator
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Distinguished Investigator Innovation Grants
<$125,000 - 11/15/2021 Biomedical
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Pilot Innovation Grants
<$30,000 - 11/15/2021 Biomedical
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Standard Research Innovation Grants
<$100,000 - 11/15/2021 Biomedical
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Young Investigator Innovation Grants
<$90,000 - 11/15/2021 Biomedical
American Heart Association (AHA) and Enduring Hearts
Research Awards in Pediatric Heart Transplantation
$618,819 - 09/30/2021 Biomedical
American Mathematical Society
Centennial Fellowships
$50,000 - 12/01/2021 Mathematics
Arnold Ventures
Building Rigorous Evidence on Effective Student Support Strategies in Online Postsecondary Education
Varies - 10/11/2021 Randomized Controlled Trial, Online Postsecondary Education
Arnold Ventures
Demonstrating the Power of Evidence-Based Programs to “Move the Needle” on Major U.S. Social Problems
Varies - Ongoing Social Sciences
Arnold Ventures
Randomized Controlled Trials of Criminal Justice Programs and Practices
Varies - Ongoing Criminal Justice
Athena Film Festival/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Women in Science Development Fund
$10,000 - 11/15/2021 Arts & Humanities
Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program
Research Awards
<$80,000 - 11/30/2021 Biomedical
Blavatnik Family Foundation
Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists
Limited Submission
$250,000 09/27/2021 - Young Investigator, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Engineering, Chemistry
Brain Research Foundation
Seed Grant Program
Limited Submission
$220,000 - $565,000 11/02/2021 - Biomedical
BrightFocus Foundation
Alzheimer's Disease Research Grant
<$300,000 - 11/01/2021 Biomedical
BrightFocus Foundation
National Glaucoma Research Grant
$200,000 - 11/01/2021 Biomedical
Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF)
Career Awards for Medical Scientists
$700,000 - 10/01/2021 Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Physician-scientists
Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF)
Next Gen Pregnancy Initiative
<$500,000 - 12/01/2021 Biomedical
Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation Teacher-Scholar Awards
Limited Submission
$100,000 11/02/2021 - Young Investigator
Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)
Azrieli Global Scholars Fund
$100,000 - 10/27/2021 Young Investigator
Cancer Research Institute
Technology Impact Awards
$200,000 - 11/15/2021 Biomedical, Engineering
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program
Limited Submission
$200,000 10/12/2021 - Social Sciences, Humanities
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Family Engagement to Improve Student Learning
$50,000 - $100,000 - 10/08/2021 K-12 Pubilc Education, Family Engagement
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Data Insights
$200,000 - $400,000 - 12/14/2021 Data Science, Single-cell Biology
Climate Change AI
Climate Change AI Innovation Grants
<$150,000 - 10/15/2021 Climate Change
Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI)
Career Development Award
<$120,000 - Ongoing Biomedical
Council on Library and Information Resources / Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Recordings at Risk (9th Call)
Limited Submission
$10,000 - $50,000 10/18/2021 - Arts & Humanities, Technology, Archives
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Clinical Investigator Award
Limited Submisson
$600,000 11/02/2021 - Young Investigator, Biomedical
DeGregorio Family Foundation
Grant Award for Cancers of the Esophagus and Stomach
$250,000 - 11/02/2021 Cancer, Gastroesophageal
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF)
Clinical Scientist Development Award (CSDA)
$495,000 - 11/12/2021 Young Investigator, Biomedical
Elizabeth George Foundation
Artistic Grants
Varies - Ongoing Arts & Humanities
Elsa U. Pardee Foundation
Elsa U. Pardee Foundation RFP
Varies - 12/31/2021 Biomedical
Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF)
Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research
Varies - 12/01/2021 Sustainability, Waste Management
Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR)
The Egg-Tech Prize
Varies - 12/31/2021 Biological Sciences
Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR)
Global Climate-Smart Practices Assessment
<$300,000 - 11/03/2021 Agriculture
Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research
Rapid Outcomes from Agricultural Research
<$150,000 - Ongoing Agriculture
Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR): Precision Indoor Plants Collaborative
Premium Flavor in Strawberries for Indoor Environments
<$1,800,000 - 11/10/2021 Agriculture, Nutrition, Food Supply Chain
Gerber Foundation
Novice Pediatric Research Grant
<$20,000 - 11/15/2021 Young Investigator, Biomedical
Gerber Foundation
Pediatric Research Grant
<$350,000 - 11/15/2021 Biomedical
Global Innovation Fund
Social Impact at Large Scale
$50,000 - $15,000,000 - Ongoing Social Sciences
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Moore Inventor Fellows Program
Limited Submission
$675,000 10/12/2021 - Young Investigator, Innovation (Biomedical, Conservation, Diagnostic Health)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program
<$1,080,000 - 12/01/2021

Biological Sciences

Japan Foundation
Institutional Project Support (IPS) Program
Limited Submission
<$450,000 10/19/2021 -

Social Sciences

John William Miller Fellowship Fund
Research Fellowships
$45,000 - 11/15/2021

 Arts & Humanities

Larry L. Hillblom Foundation
Network Grants (Diabetes or Aging)
$300,000 - 01/28/2022 Biomedical
Larry L. Hillblom Foundation
Start-Up Grants (Diabetes or Aging)
<$180,000 - 01/28/2022

Biomedical

McKnight Brain Research Foundation
McKnight Clinical Translational Research Scholarship in Cognitive Aging and Age-Related Memory Loss
$150,000 - 10/01/2021

Biomedical

McKnight Foundation
McKnight Scholar Award
$225,000 - 01/10/2022

Young Investigator, Neuroscience, Brain Disease

McKnight Foundation
McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award
$200,000 - 12/06/2021

Neuroscience

Melanoma Research Alliance
Team Science Award
<$900,000 - 10/06/2021

Melanoma, Cancer 

Melanoma Research Alliance
Team Science Academic-Industry Partnership Award
<$900,000 - 10/06/2021

Melanoma, Cancer

Melanoma Research Alliance
Pilot Grant
<$100,000 - 11/17/2021

Melanoma, Cancer

Melanoma Research Alliance
Young Investigator Award
<$225,000 - 11/03/2021

Young Investigator, Melanoma, Cancer

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
Cellular Phenotyping in Human iPSCs
<$200,000 (data analysis)/$1,000,000 (phenotypic analysis) - 09/28/2021

Neuroscience, Neurobiology

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders
$180,000 - 12/09/2021

Neuroscience, Neurobiology

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
MRI Biomarkers: Data Analysis and Tool Generation
Varies - 09/28/2021

Neuroscience, Neurobiology

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
Parkinson’s Pathway Molecular Data Analysis
$350,000 - 09/28/2021

 Neuroscience, Neurobiology

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
Target Advancement: Tool Generation and Target Validation
<$200,000 - 09/28/2021

Neuroscience, Neurobiology 

Michael J. Fox Foundation For Parkinson's Research
Therapeutic Pipeline Program: Pre-clinical Studies
$500,000 - 09/28/2021

Neuroscience, Neurobiology  

National Ataxia Foundation
Young Investigator Award
<$50,000 - 10/05/2021

Biomedical

Partnership for Clean Competition
Grants Program
Varies - 11/01/2021 Biomedical
Retirement Research Foundation
Research Grants
<$200,000 - Ongoing Biomedical
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Evidence for Action: Innovative Research to Advance Racial Equity
Varies - Ongoing Racial Equity
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Healthy Eating Research: COVID-19 and Socioeconomic Recovery Efforts
$250,000 - 11/02/2021 Children's Health, Nutrition
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
People, Parks, and Power: A National Initiative for Green Space, Health Equity, and Racial Justice
<$500,000 - 11/04/2021 Health Equity, Racial Justice
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health
Varies - Ongoing Health Equity
Russell Sage Foundation
Research Grants (Core Programs and Special Initiatives)
<$175,000 - 11/10/2021 Young Investigator
Schmidt Futures
Learning Engineering Tools Competition 2021
Varies - 10/21/2021 Education, Computer Science, Digital Technology
Simons Foundation
Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Awards
$666,000 - 11/05/2021 Young Investigator, Marine Microbiology
Simons Foundation
Simons Collaborations in Mathematics and the Physical Sciences
<$8,000,000 - 10/06/2021 Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Simons Foundation
Simons Fellows in Mathematics
<$100,000 - 09/28/2021 Mathematics
Simons Foundation
Simons Fellows in Theoretical Physics
<$100,000 - 09/28/2021 Physics
Simons Foundation
SPARK Research Match Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity
$20,000 - 09/30/2021 Neuroscience, Autism
Simons Foundation
Targeted Grants in Mathematics and the Physical Sciences
Varies - Ongoing Mathematics and Physical Sciences
Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)
Supplement to Enhance Equity and Diversity (SEED) — Request for Applications
<$100,000 - Ongoing Biomedical, Health Equity
Spastic Paraplegia Foundation
Research Grants
<$150,000 - 10/29/2021 Biomedical
Spencer Foundation
Research-Practice Partnerships: Collaborative research for educational change
<$400,000 - 11/10/2021 Education Research
St. Baldrick's Foundation
St. Baldrick's Pediatric Cancer Grants
Limited Submission
$220,000 - $565,000 11/02/2021 - Young Investigator, Biomedical
Theatre Communications Group
Program Development Grants and Fellowships
Varies - Ongoing Arts & Humanities
Whitehall Foundation
Research Grants and Grants-in-Aid at Asst. Prof. Level
<$30,000 - $75,000 - 10/01/2021 Biomedical
W.M. Keck Foundation
Keck Medical Research and Science & Engineering Programs
Limited Submission
<$1,000,000 11/08/2021 - Biomedical, Science & Engineering