COVID-19 Grant Funding Opportunities

Information is available about COVID-19 research funding under the CARES Act.

The list below includes funding opportunities specifically targeting COVID-19 and its detection, prevention and treatment. If you have any questions or otherwise need support, please contact the Office of . If you are working on COVID-19 related research, please complete this short form so that we can help connect you with funding agencies and program managers.

For important information, please see NIH Extramural Nexus COVID Funding Opportunities and More Information for NIH Applicants and Recipients of NIH Funding.


We are doing our best to keep this information accurate, but check the full solicitations for deadline updates.


Sponsor Grant/Program Name Sponsor Deadline
NIH - NIAID - NIA Investigator Initiated Extended Clinical Trial (R01 Clinical Trial Required) - PAR-20-139 See Solicitation - Various Deadlines thru January 2023
NIH Urgent Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Urgent Supplement - Clinical Trial Optional) - PA-18-935 See solicitation -
Expiration Date January 25, 2022
NIH Emergency Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Awards (Emergency Supplement - Clinical Trial Optional) - PA-20-135 See solicitation -
Expiration Date March 10, 2023
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health See Solicitation - Deadline on a rolling basis

UofL COVID-19 Resources

Access to cloud, high performance, data analysis, machine learning, and AI computing resources for Coronavirus Research