All RFPs in Public Health

Johnson & Johnson—Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge in COVID-19 Patient Care

September 29, 2020

J&J is looking for nurse-led ideas from nurses and nursing students around the world focused on improving COVID-19 patient care, with specific interest in, for example: facilitating remote patient monitoring and communications, data and reporting, resiliency and self-care, supporting a safe return to work or school, supporting sharing of best practices, and addressing racial disparities and inequities in healthcare. 

Cigna Foundation—Grants to Address Children’s Mental Health and Childhood Hunger

September 30, 2020

The Cigna Foundation is inviting nonprofits working to create greater access to mental health services to apply for funding through its “Healthier Kids For Our Future” grant program. The program will provide up to a total of $5 million in grants to community organizations over the next year. 

Pfizer—Independent Medical Education Grant: Addressing Knowledge Gaps in Growth Hormone Deficiency

September 30, 2020

Through this RFP, it is Pfizer’s intent to support educational programs for pediatric endocrinologists. 

Pfizer—Optimal Early Therapy Management in CML

October 01, 2020

The aim of this RFP is to support three Quality Improvement (QI) Projects that will enhance systems of care or implement new tools that will optimize early therapy management for patients with CML. The intent of the RFP is to support one project in Canada and two in the United States. 

FSMB Foundation—COVID-19 State Response Grants

October 01, 2020

FSMB Foundation COVID-19 Grants are designed to offer state medical and osteopathic boards and other health care organizations funding support for the study of state responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The long-term goal of the program is to support the development and implementation of sustainable models and policies that can guide state preparedness and responses to similar emergencies in the future, as well as their capacity for recovery planning. 

HAND Foundation—Prevention of Child Sex Abuse

October 01, 2020

HAND Foundation is currently accepting unsolicited inquiries from organizations working on the Prevention of Child Sex Abuse. 

Catalyst @ Health 2.0 & Facebook—The COVID-19 Symptom Data Challenge

October 06, 2020

In partnership with Facebook  Data for Good, the Delphi Group at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), the Joint Program on Survey Methodology at the University of Maryland (UMD), the Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy, and Resolve to Save Lives, this Challenge seeks to develop an analytic approach for COVID-19 symptom data use to enable earlier detection and improved situational awareness of the outbreak. During Phase 1, innovators will submit  a white paper (“digital poster”) summarizing the approach, methods, analysis, findings, relevant figures and graphs of their analytic approach using public Symptom Survey data provided by Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Maryland. Additional publicly available datasets may be used if such use complies with the External Data restrictions set forth in the challenge requirements.  

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation—Community Solutions for Health Equity

October 07, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that communities of color are disproportionately burdened by racist and oppressive systems—from health care to education to housing—with significant consequences to physical and mental health. The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on communities of color are evident in the health care system, and are compounded by inequitable community systems. 

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation—Moore Inventor Fellows

October 19, 2020

The Moore Inventor Fellowship supports scientist-inventors who create new tools and technologies with a high potential to accelerate progress in the foundation’s areas of interest: scientific discovery, environmental conservation and patient care. The scope of this call is intentionally wide: proposed projects do not need to fall within the Foundation’s current funding priorities but should be broadly within the program areas of foundation interest (science, environmental conservation, and patient care). For patient care, inventions should resonate with our focus on improving the experience and outcomes of patients with solutions that improve clinical diagnosis.—COVID-19 Grand Challenge

October 25, 2020 invites developers, data scientists, students, and creative minds around the world to build world-class data science techniques and strategies on top of solid, wide-reaching data that drive smart and safe decision making. is looking for meaningful data-driven insights to inform decision makers and change how the world is fighting this pandemic. 

Fundación MAPFRE—Ignacio H. de Larramendi Research Grants

October 30, 2020

In the 2020 call, the Foundation is awarding Research Grants totaling 240,000 Euros to provide financial support for undertaking research projects in areas of Health Promotion. 

International AIDS Society (IAS)—Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER)

October 30, 2020

The purpose of the Collaborative Initiative for Paediatric HIV Education and Research (CIPHER) Grant Programme is to fund research projects with the potential to address critical research questions that remain unanswered in the global response in order to inform policy change and ensure better outcomes in infants, children and adolescents living with and affected by HIV in resource-limited settings. 

WorkSafeBC—Impacts of COVID-19 on Occupational Health and Safety

October 31, 2020

WorkSafeBC is interested in research projects to address both direct and indirect impacts arising from the COVID-19 pandemic unique to occupational health and safety, injured or ill worker recovery, and safe and sustainable return to work or stay-at-work. 

The Lalor Foundation—Advancing Research and Innovation in Reproductive Health

November 01, 2020

The Anna Lalor Burdick Program seeks to empower young women through education about healthy reproduction in order to broaden and enhance their options in life.

American Psychological Foundation—LGBT Research Grant

November 01, 2020

Lesbians, gays, bisexuals and trans (LGBT) people face many challenges in forming, defining and maintaining families.  This program seeks to encourage the study of LGBT family psychology and therapy through its support of promising young investigators whose graduate research is oriented toward issues in this general area.  Preference is given to advanced students who have demonstrated their commitment to this area through their dissertation research plans. 

Russell Sage Foundation—Future of Work; Immigration and Immigrant Integration; Race, Ethnicity and Immigration; Social, Political and Economic Inequality Research Grants

November 11, 2020

In response to the crises of 2020, the Russell Sage Foundation is dedicating its next funding cycle exclusively to research that seeks to improve our understanding of these extraordinary times. Letters of inquiry should fall under one of RSF's core programs and special initiatives (Future of Work; Immigration and Immigrant Integration; Race, Ethnicity and Immigration; Social, Political and Economic Inequality) and must address at least one of the following issues:

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation—Clinical Scientist Development Award

November 13, 2020

Physician scientists pursuing research careers face challenges that are particular to their dual roles as researchers and health care providers. The purpose of the Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Award (CSDA) is to provide support to physician scientists at the Instructor or Assistant Professor rank to:  

23andMe—Research Innovation Collaborations Program

December 12, 2020

The 23andMe Research Innovation Collaborations Program pairs up academic researchers with 23andMe scientists to perform analyses. Through this program, academic researchers can access de-identified, aggregated data from the 23andMe Research Cohort. 

Burroughs Wellcome Fund—Innovation in Regulatory Science

February 12, 2021

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund identified Innovation in Regulatory Science as an important, underfunded area. This initiative is designed to provide financial support to stimulate research efforts in this area.  The program's focus is on providing support for academic researchers developing new methodologies or innovative approaches in regulatory science that will ultimately inform the regulatory decisions FDA and others make. 

American Psychological Foundation—Visionary Grants

April 01, 2021

The APF Visionary Grants seek to seed innovation through supporting research, education and intervention projects and programs that use psychology to solve social problems in the following priority