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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

Upcoming Deadlines

American Cancer Society
Applications for all opportunities below due April 1

Health Disparities Research

Mentored Research Scholar Grant in Applied and Clinical Research

Physician Training Awards in Preventive Medicine

Pilot and Exploratory Projects in Palliative Care of Cancer Patients and their Families

Postdoctoral Fellowships

Research Scholar Grants

American Society of Agronomy
Awards, Scholarships, and Fellows (Nomination due April 9)

Crop Science Society of America
Awards, Scholarships, and Fellows (Nomination due April 9)

Fred. C. Gloeckner Foundation
Foundation Grants in Floriculture (Proposal due April 1)

International Life Sciences Institute
Spice Research (Pre-proposal due Mar 22)

Food and Chemical Safety Summer Fellowship Program (Application due Mar 27)

Soil Science Society of America
Awards, Scholarships, and Fellows (Nomination due April 9)

Wisconsin Dept. of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection
Specialty Crop Block Grants (Application due April 15)

UW Madison Graduate School
NIH Director’s Biomedical Research Workforce Innovation Award (LOI due Mar 12)

Draper Technology Innovation Fund (TIF) Grants (Proposal due April 29)

UW-Madison School of Business
Executive Education Course Grants (Application due Mar 29)

Recently Announced

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Grand Challenges Explorations Round 11 (Proposal due May 7)