COVID-19 Funding Opportunities courtesy of RI Advance-CTR

National Institute of General Medical Sciences

NIGMS has published a notice of special interest (NOT-GM-20-025) to address the urgent need for research on the SARS-CoV-2 virus. They will accept competitive revisions (supplements) in three specific scientific areas:

  1. Incorporation of data related to SARS-CoV-2 into ongoing research efforts to develop predictive models for the spread of SARS-CoV-2 and other related infectious agents (all grant and cooperative agreement activity codes)
  2. Repurposing or modification of diagnostic tools currently under development to enable rapid detection of SARS-CoV-2 infection (SBIR/STTR grants only)
  3. Rapid development of potential therapeutic agents for COVID-19 (SBIR/STTR grants only)

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until February 5, 2021. Awards will be made for one year.

Investigators interested in applying for competitive revisions in response to this NOSI are strongly encouraged to contact NIGMS staff. For inquiries related to predictive models, contact Daniel Janes. For inquiries related to SBIR/STTR, contact Dmitriy Krepkiy. Learn more.

COVID-19 Funding Portal | Brown OVPR

Funding opportunities to support research relating to COVID-19 from various agencies and organizations are now listed on a new OVPR web page. The page will be updated regularly and the work is subject to review in keeping with current laboratory policies at Brown. Contact Kate_Duggan@Brown.edu with questions or to add funding opportunities.

RI Foundation & United Way of RI

Local nonprofit organizations at the forefront of COVID-19 response are eligible to apply for COVID-19 Response Fund Grants. Grants will be awarded to:

  • Support nonprofit organizations providing direct assistance to Rhode Islanders with financial need or demonstrable hardship resulting from COVID-19.
  • Provide operating support to nonprofit organizations that are meeting community needs resulting from COVID-19, and are in financial distress.

The grants will aim to complement the work of public health officials by expanding local capacity to address the outbreak’s social, health, and economic impacts in the short and long term. Learn more.