Office of Research

Funding Opportunities

External Awards

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
http://www.ahrq.gov/funding/fund-opps/index.html
Grant announcements for supporting research to improve the quality, effectiveness, accessibility, and cost effectiveness of health care.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
https://www.cfda.gov/
Contains detailed program descriptions for 2,201 Federal assistance programs.
Department of Defense
http://cdmrp.army.mil/default.shtml
Funding opportunities from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)
Grants.gov
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html
Federal announcement page for grant opportunities.
Grants.gov Funding Email Alert Service
http://www.grants.gov/search/subscribeAdvanced.do
Offering email alerts of new opportunities.
NIH Grants & Funding
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/search_guide.htm
Advanced funding opportunities & notices search page.
NSF
http://nsf.gov/funding
NSF funding opportunities search page.
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
http://www.pcori.org/funding-opportunities
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
https://proposalcentral.altum.com/
Funding opportunities from professional societies and foundations
SciVal Funding
http://www.funding.scival.com/home#b
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)
http://nifa.usda.gov/grants
National Institute of Food and Agriculture grants and fellowships (pre and postdoctoral).
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.ahrq.gov/funding/fund-opps/index.html
Grant funding opportunities.

Internal Awards

Bridge Funding
http://www.washington.edu/research/or/?page=bridge
The Provost's Office provides bridge funding to support faculty to span the gap in critical research programs.
Center and Institute Pilot Funding
http://www.washington.edu/research/centers/
Pilot funding opportunities offered by UW research centers
Graduate Funding Information Service
http://commons.lib.washington.edu/services/gfis
Helps students identify and use different resources to locate funding.
Institute for Translational Health Sciences Pilot Funding
https://www.iths.org/investigators/funding-opportunities/
Funding for pilot and collaborative translational and clinical research.
Life Sciences Discovery Fund
http://www.washington.edu/research/main.php?page=lsdf
http://www.lsdfa.org/lsdf
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
http://www.washington.edu/research/funding/limited-submissions
Grants, awards and fellowships that limit the number of applications from the UW.
Office of Global Affairs
http://www.washington.edu/globalaffairs/funding
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
http://www.washington.edu/research/or/?page=rrf
Supports UW faculty seeking to establish new research programs.
University of Washington Innovation Awards
http://www.washington.edu/research/topics/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.
UW Corporate and Foundation Relations
http://depts.washington.edu/uwadv/central-resources/cfr/
Foundation grant information and resources.