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

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health

E4A grants support rigorously designed quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research that yields convincing findings regarding the population health, well-being, and equity impacts of speci

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation—Physician Scientist Fellowship

The Physician Scientist Fellowship consists of $100,000 for annual direct costs plus $10,000 (10 percent) for annual indirect costs for one or two years, depending on the need of the applicant.

PhRMA Foundation—Postdoctoral Fellowships: Informatics

March 17, 2019

The goal of the Informatics Post Doctoral Fellowships program is to promote development and use of novel informatics in an integrative approach toward understanding normal processes of human biolog

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation—Basic Science Research Grants

April 13, 2019

Research grants are intended to encourage the new development of new information that contributes to the understanding of the etiology and basic pathogenesis of CF.

Prostate Cancer Foundation—2019 PCF Challenge Awards

April 22, 2019

For Metastatic Lethal Prostate Cancer. The Foundation requests Team Science Applications; high-risk, currently unfunded applications are most desired.

Pfizer Global Medical Grants—Current and Future Directions in CML

April 23, 2019

Projects that will be considered for Pfizer support include a focus on:  

The Brain Research Foundation—Scientific Innovations Award

April 25, 2019

The objective of the SIA is to support projects in both basic and clinical neuroscience that may be too innovative and speculative for traditional funding sources, but still have a high likelihood

Pfizer Global Medical Grants—Advances in the Management of Acute Leukemia

April 25, 2019

Projects that will be considered for Pfizer support will include a focus on:  

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance— Liz Tilberis Early Career Award

April 28, 2019

This award is for junior faculty with a strong commitment to an investigative career in the field of ovarian cancer research. The intent is to support a substantial time commitment to research and academic endeavors in ovarian cancer.

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance—Collaborative Research Development Grant

April 28, 2019

The purpose of this grantmaking program is to provide funds for ovarian cancer research projects that may involve several investigators within one institution or collaborations between groups in mu

Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance—Ann and Sol Schreiber Mentored Investigator Award

April 28, 2019

This grant provides funding for trainees who are working under the supervision of a mentor who is a recognized leader in the field of ovarian cancer research, or a related area.

Rita and Allex Hillman Foundation—Hillman Emergent Innovation Program

April 29, 2019

The Hillman Emergent Innovation Program provides $50,000, one-year awards to accelerate the development of bold, nursing-driven interventions targeting the needs of vulnerable populations.

Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation—Hillman Serious Illness and End of Life Emergent Innovation Program

April 29, 2019

This program provides $50,000, one-year grants to accelerate the development of bold, nursing-driven interventions targeting the unmet serious illness and end of life needs of vulnerable populations, including economically disadvantaged, racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ, people experiencing homelessness, rural populations, and others.

American Psychological Association—APA-IUPSYS Global Mental Health Fellowship

April 30, 2019

The APA-IUPSYS Global Mental Health Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for a psychologist to contribute to the work of World Health Organization (WHO), in the Department of Mental Health and

J.M. Kaplan Fund—J.M.K. Innovation Prize

April 30, 2019

Through the prize program, grants of up to $175,000 over three years will be awarded to ten early-stage innovators helming creative projects that stand to benefit numerous individuals, communities,

Pfizer Global Medical Grants—Using Biosimilars in Oncology

April 30, 2019

The professional education goal of this RFP is to support the prudent use of biologic drugs in oncology/ hematology practice by:  

William T. Grant Foundation—Research Grants on Reducing Inequality

May 01, 2019

In our focus area of reducing inequality, we support research to build, test, and increase understanding of approaches to reducing inequality in youth outcomes, especially on the basis of race, eth

William T. Grant Foundation—Research Grants on Improving the Use of Research Evidence

May 01, 2019

In our focus area of improving the use of research evidence, we support research to identify, build, and test strategies to ensure that research evidence is used in ways that benefit youth.

Sigma Foundation—Global Nursing Research Grant

May 01, 2019

The Sigma Theta Tau International Global Nursing Research Grant encourages nurses to focus on responding to health disparities globally.

Sigma Foundation—Sigma/ Chamberlain College of Nursing Education Research Grants

May 01, 2019

The Sigma/Chamberlain College of Nursing Education Research Grants support research focused on excellence and innovation in nursing education.