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

Opportunities with Upcoming Deadlines

Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation
Agriscience Awards (Nomination due Jan 29)

Life Science Awards (Nomination due Feb 12)

Garden Club of America
Zone IV Fellowship in Urban Forestry (Application due Jan 31)

Anne S. Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany (Application due Feb 1)

Zeller Summer Scholarship in Medicinal Botany (Application due Feb 1)

Douglas Dockery Thomas Fellowship in Garden Design and History (Application due Feb 1)

GCA Summer Scholarship in Field Botany (Application due Feb 1)

Joan K. Hunt and Rachel M. Hunt Summer Scholarship in Field Botany (Application due Feb 1)

Corliss Knapp Engle Scholarship in Horticulture (Application due Feb 10)

Global Probiotics Council
Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (Application due Feb 12)

Health Resources in Action
Klarman Family Foundation Grants Program in Eating Disorders Research (Pre-proposal due Feb 13)

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Five Star Restoration Challenge Grant Program (Application due Feb 7)

North Central Canola Research Program
Research Grants (Proposal due Jan 31)

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

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
LOI for all opportunities below due Feb 15

Addressing Disparities

Assessment of Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options

Communication and Dissemination of Research

Improving Healthcare Systems

Sea Grant
The Great Lakes Commission-Sea Grant Fellowship (Application due Feb 1)

Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship (Application due Feb 15)

Baldwin WI Idea Endowment (Pre-proposal due Jan 30)

Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowships (Nomination due Feb 1):

Recently Announced

Alpaca Research Foundation
Alpaca Research Grants (Proposal due April 1)

Canine Health Foundation
Canine Athlete Special Emphasis (Proposal due May 31)