This page provides current COVID-19 related funding opportunities and resources for managing existing grants during the pandemic

Funding Opportunities

Federal Agency Guidance

NSF Specific Guidance

NIH Specific Guidance

NEH Specific Guidance

Call for Resources


Funding Opportunities

  • Brown University's COVID-19 External Funding Opportunities Listing
    • Updated Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
  • Grants.gov
    • Can search federal grant opportunities by keyword (try COVID_19 or coronavirus)
    • This resource can display all federal funding opportunities, not just those related to COVID-19
  • Spencer Foundation Research Grants on Education: COVID-19 Related Special Grant Cycle
    • Due June 8th
    • Supports education research projects that will contribute to understanding the rapid shifts in education in this time of crisis and change
    • Up to $50,000 for projects ranging 1-3 years
  • The Booz Allen Foundation Innovation Fund
    • Due June 5th
    • Funds are intended to harness the power of data, technology, and diverse intellectual capital to improve COVID-19 relief efforts and make a difference in innovative ways. The Foundation is targeting solutions and projects that will build lasting community resilience through protecting vulnerable populations and frontline workers or providing for the safe return to work.
    • Up to $100,000
  • IMLS CARES Act Grants for Libraries and Museums
    • Due June 12th
    • $25,000 to $500,000 for projects up to two years
    • The goal of the FY2020 IMLS CARES Act Grants for Museums and Libraries program is to support the role of museums and libraries in responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

Federal Agency Guidance

Council on Government Relations (COGR)

COGR has compiled overarching guidance the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on how to manage grants impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as specific agency policies. The Office of Sponsored Programs has selected a few of the COGR resources to highlight below that may be helpful to those with existing grants. For current and updated information, including resources that are not listed below, make sure to check out COGR's Institutional and Agency Responses to COVID-19 and Additional Resources homepage. 

 

NSF Specific Guidance

 

NIH Specific Guidance

  • NIH's Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Information for NIH Applicants and Recipients of NIH Funding - This site organizes information from NIH on COVID-19 related policies, deadline changes, and funding opportunities
  • FAQs - This set of FAQs is related to COVID-19 impacts to Proposal Submission and Award Management
  • FAQs on Flexibilities - This set of FAQs outlines flexibilities for applicants and award recipients
  • Funding Opportunities - A table of COVID-19 related funding opportunities can be found at the bottom of the main Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Information for NIH Applicants and Recipients of NIH Funding linked above

 

NEH Specific Guidance

Call for Resources

  • Autism Speaks and Autism Science Foundation Autism Research COVID-19 Call for ResourcesA call for the autism research community to submit and share evidence-informed tools and resources that may help families and individuals with autism during this time

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