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)

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

Ceres Trust
Graduate Student Organic Research Initiative (Application due May 1)

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

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
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)

Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant Program (Application due May 1)

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)

Recently Announced

Howard Hughes Medical Foundation
Professors Program (Application due July 16)