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

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

New York Stem Cell Foundation—Neuroscience Investigator Awards

February 20, 2019

NYSCF is soliciting applications from early career investigators for Innovator awards in neuroscience.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—Culture of Health Leaders

February 20, 2019

The Culture of Health Leaders program offers leadership development for leaders from all sectors and is based on evidence, informed by experience, and grounded in principles of equity and soci

Graham Foundation—Organization Grants for Art and Architecture

February 25, 2019

The foundation’s priority is to assist with the production and presentation of significant programs about architecture and the designed environment in order to promote dialogue, raise awarene

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network—Young Investigator Awards

February 25, 2019

This $50,000 one-year award is intended to support the development of outstanding research scientists and clinical cancer research investigators who have demonstrated a commitment to improving the

Merck/ EMD Soreno—Multiple Sclerosis Innovation Grants

February 28, 2019

The innovation grant will be awarded to support promising translational research projects by academic researchers to improve understanding of multiple sclerosis (MS) for the ultimate benefit of pat

Facebook—AI System Hardware/Software Co-Design

February 28, 2019

Co-design implies simultaneous design and optimization of several aspects of the system, including hardware and software, to achieve a set target for a given system metric, such as throughput, late

Davis Phinney Foundation—2019 Research Funding

March 01, 2019

The Davis Phinney Foundation is committed to funding the most promising research aimed at lifestyle choices and therapeutics that promote living well with Parkinson’s Disease today and every day.

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation—Improving Bowel and Bladder Function for Patients with Spinal Cord Injury

March 01, 2019

The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation is now accepting application material requests for its new funding opportunity in the area of bowel and/or bladder translational research.

GSK—IME in Vaccine Preventable Diseases

March 01, 2019

Through this program area of Continuing Medical Education, GSK intends to fund educational initiatives that can close at least one of the following gaps (other initiatives will be considered):&nbsp

GSK—Healthcare Provider Continuing Education

March 01, 2019

GSK funds accredited healthcare provider continuing education in these priority areas: Asthma, COPD, Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, Oral Health, Eosinophylic Granulomatosis, and Systemic Lupus Eryth

J.M. Kaplan Fund - Furthermore Grants in Publishing

March 01, 2019

Furthermore Grants assist nonfiction books having to do with art, architecture, and design; cultural history, the city, and related public issues; and conservation and preservation.

Samuel H. Kress Foundation - History of Art

March 01, 2019

The History of Art grant program supports scholarly projects that will enhance the appreciation and understanding of European art and architecture.

Samuel H. Kress Foundation - Digital Resources Program

March 01, 2019

The Digital Resources program is intended to foster new forms of research and collaboration as well as new approaches to teaching and learning.

Terra Foundation for American Art - Exhibition Grants

March 01, 2019

Recognizing the importance of experiencing original works of art firsthand, the Terra Foundation supports exhibitions that increase the understanding and appreciation of historical American art (circa 1500–1980). The foundation has a particular interest in exhibitions that travel outside the United States or to Chicago, where we’re headquartered.

Facebook—Probability and Programming

March 01, 2019

Facebook is interested in proposals that address fundamental problems at the intersection of machine learning, programming languages and software engineering, including: 

Samuel H. Kress Foundation - Conservation

March 01, 2019

The Conservation program supports the professional practice of art conservation, especially as it relates to European art of the pre-modern era.

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons—Career Development Grant

March 01, 2019

ASCRS will award $150,000 over two years to provide young surgeons with the support necessary for the initiation and development of an academic career in colorectal surgery.

American Psychological Foundation - Esther Katz Rosen Fund

March 01, 2019

The Esther Katz Rosen Fund was established in 1974 by a generous bequest intended to support “…activities related to the advancement and application of knowledge about gifted children.

A-T Children's Project—Research Grants

March 02, 2019

The A-T Children’s Project provides competitive awards for basic science, translational and clinical research grants related to ataxia-telangiectasia.