Funding Database

A list of select funding opportunities highlighted by our staff

Welcome to GW Funding Opportunities. Search current RFPs by the categories listed to the left of this screen, including limited submission opportunities on campus. This database is updated regularly, so please bookmark it and check back. 

RFP listings within each category are arranged by deadline. RFPs with rolling deadlines appear at the bottom of the list.

If you would like assistance in preparing and applying for grants, please contact us at [email protected].

Please see additional information if you intend to apply for a limited submission opportunity or to a GW priority foundation or corporation.

All RFP Listings

American Epilepsy Society—Junior Investigator Research Award

December 20, 2018

Junior Investigator Research Awards supports basic, translational, or clinical epilepsy research by recently independent investigators and are intended to facilitate successful competition for subsequent longer term support from the NIH or other sources.

American Epilepsy Society—Research and Training Fellowships for Clinicians

December 20, 2018

About: AES Research and Training Fellowships for Clinicians provide mentored support for clinical fellows or recently appointed clinical faculty who intend to pursue a career in epilepsy research.

American Epilepsy Society—Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

December 20, 2018

AES Postdoctoral Research Fellowships support postdoctoral trainees conducting research into the causes, treatment, and consequences of epilepsy under the guidance of a mentor with expertise in epilepsy research. Proposals are welcomed across the spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical epilepsy research.

American Epilepsy Society—Predoctoral Fellowships

December 20, 2018

AES Predoctoral Research Fellowships support predoctoral students who are pursuing dissertation research with an epilepsy-relevant theme, and who are working under the guidance of a mentor with exp

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network—2019 Translational Research Grant

December 21, 2018

Projects should be built on a strong foundation of basic research and propose steps that translate that finding into a drug or immunologic approach to the treatment of pancreatic cancer.

MAP Fund Grants for Live Performance

December 21, 2018

The MAP Fund is founded on the principle that exploration drives human progress, no less in art than in science or medicine.

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine—Osteoarthritis Basic Research Grant

January 01, 2019

The purpose of these grants is to foster high-quality research in the areas of early osteoarthritis and prevention of OA progression.

McKnight Foundation—Neuroscience Scholar Awards

January 07, 2019

Applicants must have demonstrated an interest in solving important problems in relevant areas of neuroscience, including the translation of basic research to clinical neuroscience, and be in the ea

National Multiple Sclerosis Society—Pilot Grants

January 09, 2019

The Society funds high-risk pilot grants to quickly test novel ideas.

William T. Grant Foundation - Research Grants

January 09, 2019
Funding research that increases understanding in (1) programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes and/or (2) strategies to improve the use of research evidence in ways that benefit youth.

W.M. Keck Foundation—Medical and Science/ Engineering Research

January 10, 2019

The Research Program seeks to benefit humanity by supporting projects in two areas: 1) medical research, and 2) science and engineering research.

Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)—2019 Research Awards

January 11, 2019

The goal of the Research Award is to provide support for investigation of key unresolved research questions in autism, particularly those that connect genetic etiologies to brain function and behav

Gilead Research Scholars—HIV Research

January 14, 2019

The program is designed to support basic and clinical research in the field of HIV.

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange - Conference/ Seminar/ Workshop Grants

January 15, 2019

The Foundation's Conference/ Seminar/ Workshop grants provide support for research on Chinese Studies in the humanities and social sciences.

Whitehall Foundation - Research Grants

January 15, 2019

The Foundation is currently interested in basic research in neurobiology, defined as follows: Invertebrate and vertebrate (excluding clinical) neurobiology, specifically investigations of neural mechanisms involved in sensory, motor, and other complex functions of the whole organism as these relate to behavior. The overall goal should be to better understand behavioral output or brain mechanisms of behavior.

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation—Moore Inventor Fellows

January 15, 2019

This competition seeks to identify outstanding early-stage inventors who harness science and technology solutions to enhance scientific research, strengthen environmental conservation, or improve t

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation—Moore Inventor Fellows

January 15, 2019

This competition seeks to identify outstanding early-stage inventors who harness science and technology solutions to enhance scientific research, strengthen environmental conservation, or improve t

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation—Moore Inventor Fellows

January 15, 2019

This competition seeks to identify outstanding early-stage inventors who harness science and technology solutions to enhance scientific research, strengthen environmental conservation, or improve t

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)—2019 Digital Extension Grant

January 16, 2019

This program supports digitally-based research projects in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences.

National Psoriasis Foundation—2019 Discovery Grants

January 18, 2019

The goal of the program is to stimulate the development of new research programs in psoriatic disease capable of competing for long-term funding from the National Institutes of Health or other agen

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