Non-Federal Funding Opportunities

Selected opportunities from CALS’ extensive listing of non-federal funding opportunities in agriculture, life sciences and related fields. View and search the entire list (updated weekly!) at

American Association for Cancer Research
Carcinoid Tumor and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Research (Proposal due Jan 15)

Landon Foundation-AACR Innovator Award for Research in Personalized Cancer Medicine (Proposal due Jan 15)

AACR-Genentech Biotechnology Career Development Award (Proposal due Jan 23)

Gertrude B. Elion Research Award (Proposal due Jan 23)

Judah Folkman Fellowship for Angiogenesis Research (Proposal due Jan 23)

Landon Foundation-AACR Innovator Award for International Collaboration (Proposal due Jan 23)

Fight Colorectal Cancer-AACR Fellowship (Application due Jan 24)

American Diabetes Association
Proposals for all opportunities below due Jan 15

Basic Science Award

Career Development Award

Clinical Scholar Award

Clinical Science and Epidemiology Award

Clinical Scientist Training Award

Innovation Award

Junior Faculty Award

Mentor-Based Minority Postdoctoral Fellowship

Mentor-Based Postdoctoral Fellowship

American Heart Association
Proposals for all opportunities below due Jan 28

Midwest Affiliate Clinical Research Program

Midwest Affiliate Grant-in-Aid

Midwest Affiliate Postdoctoral Fellowship

Midwest Affiliate Predoctoral Fellowship

Midwest Affiliate Scientists Development Grant

Garden Club of America
Applications for all opportunities below due Jan 15

Frances M. Peacock Scholarship for Native Bird Habitat

GCA/Royal Horticultural Society Interchange Fellowships

GCA Award in Coastal Wetland Studies

GCA Award in Desert Studies

GCA Award in Tropical Botany

The Loy McCandless Marks Scholarship in Tropical Horticulture

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
America’s Great Outdoors: Developing the Next Generation of Conservationists (Proposal due Jan 21)

North Central Center for Rural Development
Small Grants Program (Proposal due Jan 31)

UW Madison CALS
Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowships (Nomination due Feb 1):

Louis and Elsa Thomsen Fellowship

Richard M. Heins Fellowship

WI Potato Industry Board Fellowship

UW Madison Graduate School
EPA-NSF Networks for Characterizing Chemical Life Cycle (LOI due Jan 18)

EPA-NSF Networks for Sustainable Molecular Design and Synthesis (LOI due Jan 18)

NSF Ethics Education in Science and Engineering (LOI due Jan 22)

Draper Technology Innovation Fund Grants (Proposal due Jan 29)