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)

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)

UW Madison Graduate School

NSF-Widening Implementation & Demonstration of Evidence-Based Reforms (WIDER) (LOI due May 14)

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Acres for America (pre-proposal due June 1)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Prevent Childhood Obesity (pre-proposal due June 10)

National Potato Council

Education Scholarship (application due June 14)