Support research into the pathogenesis and transmission of the coronavirus family, including COVID-19. Los Angeles is the frontline of community transmission. Scientists and medical and public-health professionals have been preparing for such a pandemic and are working together creatively to tackle this novel pathogen, learn from it, beat it, and prevent new outbreaks in Los Angeles and around the world.
The following public, private and nonprofit entities offer a variety of COVID-19 research funding opportunities. This list will be updated regularly. To submit additions or changes, email Dion Baybridge.
|Issuing Agency||Title||Application Deadline||More Information|
|National Institutes of Health (NIH)||All COVID-19-related NIH funding opportunities are maintained here (scroll down to "Funding Opportunities Specific to COVID-19")||--|
|University of California Research Grants Program Office||Emergency COVID-19 Research Seed Funding||Applications will be accepted starting April 6, 2020 and continuously until available funds are expended||
Successful applicants will be eligible to apply for continuation funding prior to the expiration date.
|Genentech||2020 Health Equity Innovations Fund||Closed||Final approvals and denials will be communicated no later than the week of December 1, 2020. There have been no predetermined approvals|
|CISCO||Pandemic/COVID19 Science, Technology and Social Impact||--||$225M COVID-commitment →
Invitation Code: RFP-20-04
|California Institute for Regenerative Medicine||Special Call for COVID-19 Projects||Applications accepted on a bi-monthly basis first deadline||Stem Cell Agency Board Approves $5 Million in Emergency Funding for COVID-19 Research|
|National Science Foundation||Open||RAPID Research on Coronavirus (COVID-19)|
|Department of Health and Human Services:
Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority
|BAA-18-100-SOL-00003 Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) – COVID -19||October 31, 2020||Note: Only COVID-19-related submissions are being reviewed at this time.|
Additional funding resources
|UCLA Technology Development Group||COVID-19 funding and resources|
* The link does not require a login/subscription. For use of SPIN generally, UCLA provides access to SPIN for UCLA affiliates. For details, visit the Research Enhancement Office (REO) website.