Requests for Proposals


 

Corporate & Foundation Funding Opportunities

Getty Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) – $65K – Applications Due: October 28, 2020

Opportunity: 

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) is inviting applications for its Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art, made possible by the generous support of the Getty...

Audience: Request for Proposals, Early Career, Humanities, Various Research Areas

Simons Foundation: 2021 Simons Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Awards – $660K – Due Dates: Recommendation Letters, October 30, 2020; LOIs, November 5, 2020

The purpose of these awards is to help launch the careers of outstanding investigators in the field of marine microbial ecology and evolution who will advance our understanding through experiments, modeling or theory.
Audience: Request for Proposals, Early Career, Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, Various Research Areas

Alkermes, Inc.: Investigator Sponsored Studies in Substance Abuse Disorders and in Schizophrenia – $300K – Concept Papers Due to Alkermes: October 30, 2020

Alkermes, Inc. has announced a new request for proposals (RFP) for Investigator Sponsored Studies (ISS) in Substance Abuse Disorders and in Schizophrenia.
Audience: Request for Proposals, Life Sciences, Various Research Areas

Ho-Am Foundation: 2021 Ho-Am Science, Engineering & Medicine Prizes – About $275K – Nominations Due: October 31, 2020

The Ho-Am Prize was established in 1990 by Kun-Hee Lee, the Chairman of Samsung, with a vision to create a new corporate culture that continues the noble spirit of public service espoused by the late Chairman Byung-chull Lee, founder of Samsung. The Prize, named after the late Chairman's pen name, is presented each year to individuals who have...
Audience: Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, Various Research Areas

Ho-Am Foundation: 2021 Ho-Am Prizes in the Arts and in Community Service – About $275K – Nominations Due: October 31, 2020

The Ho-Am Prize was established in 1990 by Kun-Hee Lee, the Chairman of Samsung, with a vision to create a new corporate culture that continues the noble spirit of public service espoused by the late Chairman Byung-chull Lee, founder of Samsung. The Prize, named after the late Chairman's pen name, is presented each year to individuals who have...
Audience: Humanities, Social Sciences, Various Research Areas

The GRAMMY Museum: 2021 Grants Program – Up to $20K – LOIs Due: November 1, 2020

Opportunity:

The GRAMMY Museum is inviting university researchers to respond to this call for proposals (applications are now open). Grants are awarded in 3 categories: Scientific Research, Preservation Implementation, and Preservation Assistance.

Audience: Request for Proposals, Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Various Research Areas

Wellcome Sanger Institute/Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation (New Collaboration): 2021 Aquatic Symbiosis Project – Training in Bioinformatics – Applications Due: November 1, 2020

The Aquatic Symbiosis Project, jointly funded by the Wellcome Sanger Institute and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, seeks to provide the genomic foundations needed by scientists to answer key questions about the ecology and evolution of symbiosis in marine and freshwater species, where at least one partner is a microbe.
Audience: Request for Proposals, Life Sciences, Various Research Areas

The Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation: 2021 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program – $100,000 – Nominations Due: November 2, 2020

The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers. Criteria for selection include an independent body of scholarship attained in...
Audience: Request for Proposals, Various Research Areas

Research Corporation for Science Advancement/Scialog 2021 Fellowships - $50,000 - Nominations Due: November 6, 2020

Scialog supports research, intensive dialog, and community building to address scientific challenges of global significance. Within each multi-year initiative, Scialog Fellows collaborate in high-risk discovery research on untested ideas and communicate their progress in annual closed conferences. Intensive discussions identify bottlenecks and...
Audience: Early Career, Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, Various Research Areas

Independent College Fund of New Jersey: 20 Pfizer – PURE Program – Up to $10K – Applications Due: November 6, 2020

he Independent College Fund of New Jersey (ICFNJ) is inviting applications for its Pfizer – PURE (Pfizer Undergraduate Research Endeavors) grant program, made possible by the generous support of global pharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. Initiated in 2002, the PURE Science Program supports the efforts of ICFNJ’s member institutions in encouraging...
Audience: Request for Proposals, Life Sciences

Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance: 2021 Pershing Square Sohn Prize – $600K – LOI Due: November 9, 2020

Opportunity:
Audience: Request for Proposals, Early Career, Life Sciences, Various Research Areas

New Jersey Health Foundation: 2021 Research Grants Program – Up to $35K – Applications Due: November 13, 2020

Research Grants Program funds research projects that demonstrate exciting potential and help researchers qualify for larger grants from other organizations to advance their research. Community Health and Social Service Grant support projects addressing important health-related community and social issues impacting society.
Audience: Request for Proposals, Life Sciences, Various Research Areas

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation: 2021 Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences – $250K, medal, certificate – Nominations Due: December 3, 2020

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation awards the biennial Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences to an individual in a selected area of chemistry to recognize exceptional and original research that has advanced the field in a major way. The topic of the 2021 Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences is Environmental Chemistry.
Audience: Engineering, Life Sciences, Various Research Areas

Scandinavian-American Foundation: 2021 Awards for Research/Study in Scandinavia and Grants for Visiting Lecturers from Norway – Up to $25K – Applications Due: November 1, 2020 & February 15, 2021

Opportunity: 

The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) is a publicly supported, nonprofit, organization that promotes international understanding through educational and cultural exchange between the U.S. and the Nordic countries.

Audience: Request for Proposals, Early Career, Engineering, Humanities, Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Various Research Areas

Google Cloud Platform: COVID-19 Research Credits Program — $ in Accordance with Research Requirement — Rolling Due Dates

Google’s Cloud Platform (GCP) team has partnered with the Harvard Global Health Institute to fund companies, government agencies, non-profit organizations and academic institutions working on COVID-19 research. Researchers in approved countries are eligible to apply for COVID-19 related research credits.
Audience: Request for Proposals, Engineering, Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, Various Research Areas

Simons Targeted Grants in Mathematics and the Physical Sciences – Up to $200K – Due Date: September 25, 2020

The Simons Foundation’s Mathematics and Physical Sciences (MPS) division invites applications for its Targeted Grants in MPS program. The deadline is rolling and an applicant can submit at any time.
Audience: Natural Sciences

Cisco RFP for Secure and Private Internet of Things

This Cisco RFP with a rolling deadline (an applicant can submit at any time) requests researchers to propose innovative approaches to address various issues in technology.
Audience: Engineering

Comcast Innovation Fund Research Grants and Open Source Development Grants

The Comcast Innovation Fund offers $150K Max Anticipated. The external deadline is rolling.
Audience: Various Research Areas

Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Explorer Awards

The Explorer Awards offers up to $80,000, including indirect costs for one year, non-renewable. Applications are considered on a rolling basis.
Audience: Life Sciences

Audacious Project

The Audacious Project attempts to address a major frustration faced by the world’s change-makers. Without access to venture capital or stock markets, social entrepreneurs have to pitch donors one-by-one, often a deeply inefficient process for all involved.

Audience: Request for Proposals, Various Research Areas

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health – Average Grant Funding: $315K – Rolling Submission Dates

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) new call, Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health, seeks proposals that are primed to influence health equity in the future. The Foundation is interested in ideas that address any of these four areas of focus: • Future of Evidence • Future of Social Interaction • Future of...
Audience: Engineering, Humanities, Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Various Research Areas