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Funding for COVID-19 Research – Updated 4/9/20

General Funding Resources

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Federal Funding

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)

Department of Defense (DOD)

Department of Energy (DOE)

Medical CBRN Defense Consortium (MCDC)

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID)

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

National Institute of General Medical Science (NIGMS)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Beginning on April 7, we will stop updating the Non-federal Funding section since the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations will post that information to their website. We will link to their website as soon their update becomes available.

Non-federal Funding

American Heart Association


Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bloomberg Philanthropies Digital Transformation Institute

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Harrington Foundation Discovery Institute

Johns Hopkins University

Life Arc

  • Funding available for the development and testing of therapeutics to treat COVID-19 (Closes April 6)

Luminary Labs

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Russell Sage Foundation

United Way of Greater Nashville

Wellcome Trust

  • Epidemic Preparedness: COVID-19 funding call (Currently Closed)