This page lists grant funding opportunities outside NIH that cover the same areas of science as the NIAID Funding Opportunities List.
Use this list to launch your own search: at any point in time, any organization may or may not have relevant funding opportunities. See the Disclaimer about external links.
To suggest a foundation for the list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Biomedical research and development in Singapore.
Check Grants and Sponsorships for upcoming opportunities.
Investigator-initiated science and technology projects.
Check Major Program Areas for upcoming opportunities, and read Apply for Grants to learn how to apply.
Gene therapy research to combat cancer.
Check Types of Grants for opportunities.
Research to prevent and cure lupus.
For the latest news, go to Lupus Research Update.
Research into asthma, allergy, and immunologic disease.
Research to enhance knowledge and techniques in otolaryngic allergy diagnosis and treatment.
Go to News for more information.
Research to improve ear, nose, and throat care through research project, research training, and career development grants.
Check Research for opportunities, and go to Press Room for the latest news.
Research into the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer.
Clinical laboratory science and its application to health care.
For grant information, go to VSF Funded Awards, Grants and Programs.
Research and career development awards in advanced/transplant hepatology, clinical hepatology, and basic and translational research.
New pathways of investigation in basic research of asthma with strong interest in innovation and risk. No preliminary data or knowledge of the field is required.
Go to Contact Us.
Research to improve patient care in allergy, asthma, and immunology.
Check Application Forms for new opportunities.
Research to treat and prevent diseases of the chest by focusing on critical care, tobacco prevention, humanitarian service, and clinical research.
Many opportunities listed. See Clinical Research for due dates and restrictions. For news, follow CHESTFoundation on Twitter.
Research ways to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of people affected by diabetes.
For more information, go to Research Programs Home, and sign up for Diabetes eNewsletters to receive updates.
Research into all areas of patient-oriented, translational, and basic biomedical research.
Only members are eligible for awards. Go to AFMR Awards for new opportunities.
Support for students and faculty in the pharmaceutical sciences.
Go to Programs for a list of scholarships and fellowships.
Research into cardiovascular disease and stroke.
Apply for funding through regional affiliates. Go to Identify Your Affiliate to find your affiliate, review the list of supporting information required.
Research into cancer prevention and treatment.
Go to Cancer Research We Fund for more information. Sign up for email notices at Subscribe to AICR's eNews.
Research and career awards related to liver diseases, basic science, immunology, and transplantation.
Postdoctoral fellows may apply as long as they meet eligibility requirements.
For news, go to Media Center.
Basic, clinical, and behavioral research designed to find cures for and to prevent and relieve the suffering associated with lung disease.
Investigator-initiated research on prevention, treatment, and quality care for respiratory diseases.
Investigator-initiated research to understand, diagnose, treat, and prevent disorders affecting blood, bone marrow, and the immunologic, hemostatic, and vascular systems.
Investigator-initiated clinical and basic research into kidney function, diseases, and treatments.
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Investigator-initiated research in tropical medicine, including parasitic and viral diseases and other infectious diseases, such as enteric and mycobacterial infections.
HIV/AIDS research, some investigator-initiated.
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Investigator-initiated research to improve bone marrow disease treatments, restore patients to health, and find cures for bone marrow failure diseases.
Investigator-initiated research and training awards to prevent, control, and cure arthritis.
Read more and watch for news at Research Update. Go to Contact Us.
Providing arthritis research across Canada. Some investigator-initiated opportunities.
Investigator-initiated research for the prevention, treatment, and cure of arthritis and other rheumatic diseases.
To submit a question, go to Contact Us.
Investigator-initiated fundamental research into the causes, mechanisms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer.
Go to Contact AICR.
Outstanding contributions to science, education and public awareness, science policy, and international relations.
Sign up for the International List and Academy Newsletter. Go to Contact Details.
Medical research into lung disease.
All awards require Australian residency and some require membership. Go to Lungnet News for more information. Go to Contact Us.
Projects that deliver benefits to the community and make Australia's research more competitive globally.
See Funding Rules and read Discovery Newsletter. Go to Contacts.
Training and career grants to advance the science of microbiology in Australia.
Society membership required. Go to Latest News for more information. Go to Contact Us.
Research and education in hemophilia.
For more information, go to About the Program and Dates and Deadlines. To submit a question, go to Contact Us.
Promotes research in chemistry and the life sciences, particularly to foster the invention of methods, instruments, and materials that will open up new avenues of research in science.
For questions, email email@example.com.
Advances in health that are created for and shared with those who need them most.
To learn about the grant process, go to How We Make Grants. Read Grant Seeker FAQ for more information.
For questions, go to Contact Us.
Also see the Gates Foundation's Grand Challenges in Global Health below.
Basic, strategic, and applied research in biological science.
Most opportunities are investigator-initiated. Go to News and Events for the latest news. Sign up for monthly updates at BBSRC News e-mail.
Basic research in biomedicine.
For more information, go to Applying for a BMA research grant.
Prevention and treatment of infectious diseases.
For more updates, read Latest News.
Basic and clinical research and post-graduate education in hematology.
For the latest news, go to BSH Bulletins.
Research into Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
For more information, go to News. For questions, go to Contact Us.
Advancing biomedical sciences by supporting research.
Stem cell research, training, and facilities.
Check Current Requests for Applications for opportunities.
Applicants must be employed by institutions in California or be in the jurisdiction of a CIRM Collaborative Funding Partner.
Sign up to receive press releases and funding announcements at Newsletter Subscription. Go to Newsroom and Research Blog for news. For questions, go to Contacting CIRM.
Diabetes research, education, service, and advocacy.
For news, follow DiabetesAssoc on Twitter.
Investigator-initiated research into HIV and AIDS.
Open to researchers in Canada who have expertise, productivity, and leadership in HIV/AIDS research. Must be Canadian citizen or have landed immigrant status.
Investigator-initiated research into treatments and cures for bleeding disorders.
Applicants must be Canadian citizens and affiliated with a Canadian university or health-related organization.
For questions, go To Contact Us.
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Improvements in Canadian health, health services, and health care.
To learn more about the Institutes' research funding and application processes, go to Learning Activities and Resources. Read How to Use CIHR’s Funding Opportunities Database for tips on finding the right opportunity for you.
Investigator-initiated research into chronic lung diseases and infectious diseases like tuberculosis, flu, and pneumonia.
Go to Our Research for more information.
Applicants must be Canadian citizens or working at a Canadian institution for a certain number of months a year.
For questions, go to Contact us.
Research into cancer therapies.
For more information, go to News. For questions, go to Contact us.
Cancer Research Institute
Investigator-initiated research into immunologic approaches to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer.
Go to Cancer Research Programs and Designated Grants for more information on funding opportunities.
For more information, go to News and Publications. For questions, go to Contact Us.
Cancer research, including basic, clinical, and translational research.
These grants are open only to researchers working in the UK.
For more information, go to News and Resources. For questions, go to Contact us.
Research into infectious diseases and toxins, HIV and AIDS, and emergency response.
CDC Grants—opportunities open in a variety of research areas but pay strict attention to eligibility requirements. To search for CDC opportunities, go to Grants.gov Advanced Search and select the following search criteria:
For questions, go to Contact CDC-INFO.
Chronic Granulomatous Disorder Society (UK)
Investigator-initiated research into the cause, inheritance, diagnosis, management and treatment of Chronic Granulomatous Disorder.
Investigator-initiated cancer research, including genetics, cell biology, and immunology.
To learn more about Concern, read the Concern Under the Microscope newsletter.
CSL Behring Foundation
Grant application deadlines have passed. Check back for updates.
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Investigator-initiated research into the causes, mechanisms, therapies, and prevention of cancer.
Go to For Scientists for more award information, and read News and Events for updates.
Brain research in neuroscience and immunology.
To learn more about the Dana Foundation and its work, read News and Features and subscribe to Podcasts.
Department of Defense
Research on breast, prostate, and ovarian cancers, neurofibromatosis, military health, and other specified areas.
For more information, go to Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP). For questions, go to Contact Us.
Diabetes Action Research and Education Foundation
Investigator-initiated research related to diabetes, especially alternative, complementary, integrative, and nutritional therapies.
Diabetes Action Research
Sign up for the eNewsletter to get the latest diabetes news and funding opportunities.
Research into the prevention, cure, and treatment of diabetes.
For more information, go to National Research and What Diabetes Australia Does.
Investigator-initiated research on finding the cause, prevention, treatment, and cure of diabetes and its complications.
Sign up for news updates from DRWF E-news.
Investigator-initiated research into care, treatment, cause, prevention, and cure of diabetes.
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Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Investigator-initiated clinical research into biomedical discoveries that improve human health.
Browse press releases, news about the Foundation, and event announcements at EGPAF Newsroom.
Biomedical research on aging.
For questions, see Contact Information.
Investigator-initiated research through its Seventh Framework Programme, also called FP7.
For latest updates, go to What's New and follow the instructions at What is the E-mail Notification Facility? to sign up for email updates.
Investigator-initiated and targeted research into bone marrow transplantation.
Investigator-initiated research into the treatment and cure of food allergies.
Investigator-initiated research into new methods to improve early detection of breast cancer, particularly in the areas of biological or immunologic detection.
See the Medical Research Grant Guidelines. For questions, see Contact Us.
Investigator-initiated, innovative, integrative, and complementary phase I and phase II cancer clinical studies.
For more information, see Funding Process.
Investigator-initiated research to implement and evaluate the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) Strategic Plan 2010 to 2012.
Investigator-initiated research on the role of non-commercial strains of probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in health and wellness.
For questions, see the Contact page.
Investigator-initiated health research projects to encourage scientific and technological innovation to solve key health problems in the developing world, sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Research to identify and understand the basic defect in Huntington's disease, particularly through study of trinucleotide expansions, animal models, gene therapy, neurobiology and development of the basal ganglia, cell survival and death, or intercellular signaling in striatal neurons.
Investigator-initiated biomedical research and science education.
Check Research Grants regularly for funding opportunities. Read HHMI News for latest updates.
Investigator-initiated life sciences research with innovative, interdisciplinary approaches.
For questions, go to Contact Us.
Investigator-initiated clinical trials in kidney and liver transplantation; autoimmune diseases; allergy and asthma, as well as tolerance assay and mechanistic studies.
Go to Submit a Proposal. For announcements, see Latest News.
Investigator-initiated research, patient care, education, public health, and prevention related to infectious diseases. Infectious Diseases Society of America offers joint grants and fellowship programs with the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases.
For questions, go to Send Us Your Feedback.
Investigator-initiated research into advancing the science and treatment of end-stage heart and lung diseases.
For more information, go to Awards—Applications. Go to About ISHLT—Contact Info.
Investigator-initiated research into infectious diseases, microbiology, HIV and AIDS.
For news on new funding opportunities, join ISID for free at Membership.
Research into a cure for type 1 diabetes and diabetes-related complications.
For more information on funding opportunities, go to For Scientists. Go to Publications to Subscribe to JDRF E-Newsletters. For questions, see Contact Us.
Research on leukaemogenic agents, and the epidemiology, pathogenesis, immunology and genetic basis of leukaemia and related diseases.
For questions, see Contact Us.
Investigator-initiated research to lead to an effective treatment for lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM).
Research into leukemia and other blood disorders.
Funds researchers in the United Kingdom. For updates, Subscribe to Email Newsletter.
Research into blood cancer research, education, and patient services.
For more information, go to Academic Grants. For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Research into leukemia, lymphoma, and myelodysplastic syndrome.
For more information, read the News Blog.
Research of the life sciences: biochemistry; cell, developmental, molecular, plant, structural, organismic population and evolutionary biology; endocrinology; immunology; microbiology; neurobiology; physiology; virology.
For more information, go to Application Instructions and Contact Us.
Research into the causes of and cure for lupus.
The Lupus Foundation of America also cosponsors the Lupus Insight Prize, listed above at Alliance for Lupus Research.
Research into the cause of, treatment of, and cure for lupus.
For more information on funding opportunities, sign up for the LRI Mailing List.
The Lupus Research Institute also cosponsors the Lupus Insight Prize, listed above at Alliance for Lupus Research.
Research into the treatment and cure of lymphoma.
Research on a wide spectrum of medical sciences in universities, hospitals and in MRC units, centers, and institutes in the UK and Africa.
Get updates on new opportunities from MRC’s Twitter feed.
Research on curing malaria, finding new classes of antimalarials, and blocking transmission of malaria.
You can Subscribe to MMV's newsletter. For questions, see Contact Us.
Research for more effective options for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of melanoma. Includes study of the interactions between the human immune system and cancer.
To receive updates, go to Sign up to receive updates.
Investigator-initiated basic studies in the field of glycoscience.
Research into various areas of multiple myeloma research, including immunology, immunotherapy, and transplantation.
Go to Powerful News for a newsletter and other announcements.
Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia
Research into a cure for multiple sclerosis.
Learn more about MSRA's scientific agenda at Research.
Research to develop treatments for the muscular dystrophies and related Diseases of the neuromuscular system.
Get details in the complete Research Grants Policy PDF.
Research on allograft transplantation.
Learn more at Research.
National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease
Research into inflammatory bowel diseases.
For more information, Contact Crohn's and Colitis UK.
National Blood Foundation
Research and education into transfusion medicine and blood banking.
See Infectious Diseases Society of America listed above.
Supporting health and medical research in Australia.
Applications are accepted from Australian institutions only.
For more information, contact the Research Health Centre and sign up for NHMRC's Subscription Service.
Research grants and career awards for the investigation of bleeding disorders such as hemophilia and von Willebrand disease at the subcellular, cellular, animal, or patient level.
Investigator-initiated research into prevention, treatment, and cure of multiple sclerosis. Areas of research include immunologic basis of MS, biology of glia and myelin, and infectious triggers and risk factors.
See Research News and sign up for News. Go to Contact Us.
Research to identify the genetic and environmental causes of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
Go to For Scientists and Medical Professionals for more information.
Funds research and education in most fields of science and engineering.
New York Community Trust
Basic laboratory research for a better understanding of leprosy and its bacterial agent.
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Research that addresses some risk factors for football players and all people with active lifestyles, with emphasis on concussion and traumatic brain injury, cardiovascular research, and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections.
Also see the NFL Charities Mission Statement and Frequently Asked Questions. Go to Contact Us to send questions.
Clinical and pre-clinical research focusing on human protein therapies in immunotherapy, hematology, and intensive care and emergency medicine.
For more information, go to Grant Overview. Grants are non-promotional, free from Octapharma's influence, and have no intended commercial benefit to Octapharma.
Research into tropical diseases and infection control.
PAHEF does not support investigator-initiated research. It announces funding opportunities for solicited research through its newsletter—sign up to Receive the Latest News from PAHEF.
Research on a range of topics, including antibiotics, vaccines, and transplantation.
Find general information about Pfizer at About Pfizer. Go to Contact Us/Support to get in touch.
Research at many career levels to advance science in pharmacology, toxicology, informatics, pharmaceutics, and health outcomes.
Send questions through PhRMA Foundation's Contact Us page. Go to Research for more information and to sign up for email updates.
Prevention and early detection of cancer through scientific research, education, and community outreach.
Many areas of health and health care; some biomedical research.
Find general information at What We Fund. Sign up for alerts at MyRWJF. For more information, go to Contact RWJF.
Research projects relevant to organ transplantation.
Learn more about ROTRF at General Information.
Clinical and translational pediatric research, domestic and international.
For application information, go to How to Apply. Email or call the Contacts with your questions.
Clinical and basic research in otolaryngology.
Research focused on tuberous sclerosis complex.
Learn more about the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance at Frequently Asked Questions About the TS Alliance.
Research into human and animal health, mostly investigator-initiated. Award programs in Biomedical Science include:
You may also want to explore support for other activities:
For information and updates, sign up for News Feeds.
Education, research, and training in allergy, immunology, and clinical care.
WAO does not offer research, training, or career development grants at this time. Sign up for its E-Letter Registration for more information on its programs.
Research in areas relevant to the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases.
Go to TDR enews listserv for more information on funding opportunities.
If you have a relevant foundation to suggest, please email email@example.com.
Last Updated May 22, 2013
Last Reviewed May 22, 2013