Office of Research

Funding Opportunities

External Awards

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Grant announcements for supporting research to improve the quality, effectiveness, accessibility, and cost effectiveness of health care.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Contains detailed program descriptions for 2,201 Federal assistance programs.
Department of Defense
Funding opportunities from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)
Federal announcement page for grant opportunities. Funding Email Alert Service
Offering email alerts of new opportunities.
NIH Grants & Funding
Advanced funding opportunities & notices search page.
NSF funding opportunities search page.
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Funding opportunities for patient-centered research in Assessment of Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options; Improving Healthcare Systems; Communication and Dissemination; Addressing Disparities; and Accelerating Patient-Centered Outcomes Research and Methodological Research.
Proposal Central
Funding opportunities from professional societies and foundations
SciVal Funding
Open to all faculty, students, and staff with UW NetID (access only available when you are logged into the campus IT network). Provides funding opportunities for over 3,000 sponsors and over 15,000 active opportunities. Also searchable on this site are training grants, scholarship and award opportunities for students and trainees at all levels.
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
National Institute of Food and Agriculture grants and fellowships (pre and postdoctoral).
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Grant funding opportunities.

Internal Awards

Bridge Funding
The Provost's Office provides bridge funding to support faculty to span the gap in critical research programs.
Center and Institute Pilot Funding
Pilot funding opportunities offered by UW research centers
Graduate Funding Information Service
Helps students identify and use different resources to locate funding.
Institute for Translational Health Sciences Pilot Funding
Funding for pilot and collaborative translational and clinical research.
Life Sciences Discovery Fund
The Life Sciences Discovery Fund supports innovative research and development in Washington state to promote life sciences competitiveness, enhance economic vitality, and improve health and health care.
Limited Submissions
Grants, awards and fellowships that limit the number of applications from the UW.
Office of Global Affairs
The Global Innovation Fund (GIF) is managed by the Office of Global Affairs (OGA) and seeks to seed initiatives and programs that develop cross-college and cross-continent collaborations that enhance the University of Washington's global reach.
Royalty Research Fund
Supports UW faculty seeking to establish new research programs.
University of Washington Innovation Awards
Seeded through existing gift funds from the President's office, are to support unusually creative early and mid-career faculty in health, natural, social and engineering sciences.
University of Washington Transitional Support Program (TSP)
The TSP is available for outstanding science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) faculty, regardless of gender, who are in the midst of major life transitions, such as: the birth or adoption of a child, personal medical needs (beyond the three months of sick leave), family illness, or elder care.
UW Corporate and Foundation Relations
Foundation grant information and resources.