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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 - 09/01/2020 Young Investigator, Biomedical
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Sloan Research Fellowships
$70,000 - 09/15/2020 Young Investigator
American Cancer Society
Clinical Research Professor Grants
$400,000 - 10/15/2020 Biomedical
American Chemical Society, Petroleum Research Fund
Doctoral New Investigator (DNI) Grants
$110,000 - 10/16/2020 Young Investigator, Engineering, Physical Sciences (Chemistry)
American Chemical Society, Petroleum Research Fund
New Directions Grants
$110,000 - 10/16/2020 Engineering, Physical Sciences (Chemistry)
American Heart Association (AHA)
Young Investigator Research Opportunities
Varies - 10/15/2020 Young Investigator, Biomedical
American Heart Association (AHA) and Enduring Hearts
Research Awards in Pediatric Heart Transplantation
$618,819 - 10/01/2020 Biomedical
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Call for Proposals: The Future of Higher Learning in Prison
$250,000 - $1,000,000 - 08/28/2020 Education in Prison, Research-Practice Partnership, Humanities
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation
Beckman Young Investigator Program
$600,000 - 08/03/2020 Young Investigator, Physical/Biological Sciences
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
Genentech Age-related Macular Degeneration Research Fellowships
$40,000 - 09/01/2020 Young Investigator, Biomedical
Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF)
Career Awards for Medical Scientists
$700,000 - 10/01/2020 Biomedical
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Essential Open Source Software for Science
$50,000 - $250,000 - 08/04/2020 Data Science, Biomedical
Conquer Cancer Foundation (of the American Society of Clinical Oncology)
Young Investigator Award
$50,000 - 09/24/2020 Young Investiator, Biomedical
Elizabeth George Foundation
Artistic Grants
Varies - Ongoing Arts & Humanities
Elsa U. Pardee Foundation
Elsa U. Pardee Foundation RFP
Varies - 08/31/2020 Biomedical
Ford Foundation/Sloan Foundation/Open Society Foundation/Mozilla
2020 Digital Infrastructure Research RFP
>$50,000 - $200,000 - 09/04/2020 Data Science, Digital Infrastructure
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Translational Research Acceleration Program (TRAP) Award
<$300,000 - <$1,000,000 - 08/17/2020 Biomedical
Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research
Rapid Outcomes from Agricultural Research
<$150,000 - Ongoing Agriculture
Genentech
2020 Diverse Future of STEM Fund: Kindergarten to Career
$100,000 - $500,000 - 08/10/2020 Biomedical, STEM
Genentech
2020 Health Equity Innovations Fund
$250,000 - $750,000 - 08/10/2020 Biomedical
Global Innovation Fund
Social Impact at Large Scale
$50,000 - $15,000,000 - Ongoing Social Sciences
John Templeton Foundation
Grant Program
Varies - 08/14/2020 Varies (Biomedical, Free Markets, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Islam, Latin America)
Las Patronas
Fall Cycle - Major and Minor Grants
<$20,000 - 08/28/2020

Equipment, Regional Impact

Leducq Foundation
Transatlantic Networks of Excellence in Cardiovascular and Neurovascular Research
<$7,000,000 - 09/03/2020

Biomedical

Lever for Change
Equality Can't Wait Challenge
$30,000,000 - 09/01/2020

 Gender Equity, Social Sciences, GPS

Please contact foundationrelations@ucsd.edu to discuss readiness

Lupus Research Alliance
Global Team Science Award
$3,000,000 - 09/15/2020

Biomedical

McKnight Brain Research Foundation
McKnight Clinical Translational Research Scholarship in Cognitive Aging and Age-Related Memory Loss
$150,000 - 10/01/2020

Biomedical

National Ataxia Foundation
Young Investigator Award
<$50,000 - 09/21/2020

Biomedical

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Clinical Scientist Development Award
$7,850 - 08/19/2020

Young Investigator, Biomedical

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Harry Weaver Scholar Award
<$175,000 - 08/19/2020

 Young Investigator, Biomedical

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Sylvia Lawry Physician Fellowship
<$65,000 - 08/19/2020

 Young Investigator, Biomedical

Novartis US Foundation
Novartis US COVID-19 Initiatives
$100,000 - $250,000 - Ongoing COVID-19, Biomedical
Partnership for Clean Competition
Grants Program
Flexible - Ongoing Biomedical
Research Corporation for Science Advancement
Cottrell Scholar Awards
$100,000 - 08/15/2020 Young Investigator, Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy
Retirement Research Foundation
Research Grants
<$200,000 - Ongoing Biomedical
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Evidence for Action: Approaches to Advance Gender Equity From Around the Globe
$100,000 - $250,000 - 08/26/2020 Gender Equity, Public Health
Russell Sage Foundation
Research Grants (Core Programs and Special Initiatives)
Varies - 08/05/2020 COVID-19, Social Science Research
Scleroderma Foundation
New Investigator Grant
$50,000 - 09/15/2020 Biomedical
Simons Foundation
Simons Collaborations in Mathematics and the Physical Sciences
<$8,000,000 - 10/01/2020 Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Simons Foundation
Targeted Grants to Institutes
<$600,000 - 09/25/2020 Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science
Simons Foundation
Targeted Grants in Mathematics and the Physical Sciences
Flexible - Ongoing Mathematics and Physical Sciences
TD
2020 TD Ready Challenge
$260,000 - $750,000 - 08/13/2020 COVID-19
Theatre Communications Group
Program Development Grants and Fellowships
Varies - Ongoing Arts & Humanities
Thrasher Research Fund
Early Career Awards
<$25,000 - 09/15/2020 Young Investigator, Biomedical
Wellcome Trust
Innovator Awards
<$500,000 - Ongoing Biomedical
Whitehall Foundation
Research Grants and Grants-in-Aid at Asst. Prof. Level
$30,000 - $75,000 - 10/01/2020 Biomedical
William T. Grant Foundation
Improving the Use of Research Evidence
$100,000 - $1,000,000 - 08/04/2020 Policy Practice, Youth
William T. Grant Foundation
Institutional Challenge Grant
$650,000 - 09/10/2020 Social Sciences
William T. Grant Foundation
Research Grants on Reducing Inequality
$100,000 - $600,000 - 08/04/2020 Social/Behavioral Sciences, Economics, Youth