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

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

Research Program Grants (Proposal due May 31)

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

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

Israeli Ministry of Science and Technology
Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for Transportation (Nomination due May 31)

National Pork Board
Spring Call for Proposals (Proposal due May 21)

Organic Farming Research Foundation
Education and Outreach Grants (Proposal due May 15)

Research Grants (Proposal due May 15)

Ridge Center for Targeted Studies
Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant Program (Application due May 1)

US Poultry and Egg Association
Research Programs – Spring 2013 Competition (Pre-Proposal due May 1)

UW Extension
Program Innovation Fund (Proposal due April 29)

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