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

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

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)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity – RWJF New Connections (Pre-proposal due Mar 27)

Applying Behavioral Economics to Perplexing Health Challenges (Pre-proposal due April 17)

Ridge Center for Targeted Studies
Food Assistance and Nutrition Challenges of Rural Residents and Communities (Proposal due April 15)

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

UW Extension
Program Innovation Fund (Proposal due April 29)

UW Madison Graduate School
Draper Technology Innovation Fund (TIF) Grants (Proposal due April 29)