Private Foundation Funding Opportunities


EARLY/MID CAREER SCIENTISTS


ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

Surdna Foundation – Sustainable Environments

DEADLINE: OPEN – ACCEPTING LETTERS OF INQUIRY

The Sustainable Environments Program is working to overhaul our country’s outdated and crumbling infrastructure with a new approach that will foster healthier, sustainable, and just communities.  We believe in the potential of what we call “next generation infrastructure” to improve transit systems, make buildings more energy efficient, better manage our water systems and rebuild regional food systems…


EPIDEMIOLOGY


HEALTH

Aetna Foundation – GoLocal: Cultivating Health Communities

DEADLINE: ROLLING, DIFFERENT PROGRAM DEADLINES

The Aetna Foundation today announced that they have awarded more than $3 million in community grants to 75 nonprofit organizations in 22 states as part of GoLocal: Cultivating Healthy Communities, a program that helps healthy food choices and active living take root in underserved communities…

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation – Patient Care Grants

DEADLINE: VARIOUS OPPORTUNITIES FOR GRANTS IN PATIENT CARE

The four “filters” for determining whether the foundation should award a grant are: whether the project is important; whether the foundation can make a difference; whether it is measurable; and whether it contributes to a “portfolio effect,” increasing impact and reducing risks.

St. Baldrick’s Foundation – Various Grants

DEADLINE: VISIT LINK FOR MORE INFORMATION, MULTIPLE OPPORTUNITIES

These grants are not for a specific research project, but rather for resources to allow more research to be done. Support Infrastructure, Fellowships, Scholars in Career Development, International Scholars in Career Development, Research, Supportive Care Research, Summer Fellows, and Consortium Research. Please feel free to email us at research@uw.edu with questions or information…


HEALTH SYSTEMS

Kresge Foundation – Accelerating Community: Centered Approaches in Health

DEADLINE: OPEN

Our goal is to help speed the adoption of programs, practices and policies across health and supportive sectors that address the conditions that promote the health of communities.  We take a holistic view of health, and when we talk about the health system, similarly use the term in a broad, comprehensive way…

Kresge Foundation – Developing Healthy Places

DEADLINE: OPEN

Our goal is to advance place-based, community-driven efforts to promote health and remove barriers to opportunity for people in low-income neighborhoods…

Nathan Cummings Foundation – Racial and Economic Justice

DEADLINE: OPEN – ACCEPTING LETTERS OF INQUIRY

To combat inequality, NCF will fight economic marginalization and challenge policies that damage families and communities and excessively criminalize communities of color and the poor. We invest in leaders, organizations and coalitions working to expand economic opportunity and racial justice by eradicating racial discrimination and implicit bias…

RWJF Invites LOIs for Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health

DEADLINE: ROLLING – ACCEPTING LETTERS OF INTENT

The program aims to provide individuals, organizations, communities, policy makers, and researchers with the empirical evidence needed to address the key determinants of health necessary to building a Culture of Health in the United States…


MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH


MULTIDISCIPLINARY

Amazon Catalyst

DEADLINE: OPEN

We are pleased to announce that CoMotion and the Office of Research are collaborating with Amazon to launch Amazon Catalyst, a program that will seek to fund bold, disruptive, globally-impactful projects proposed by members of the UW community by providing grants directly to students, faculty and staff. Through this collaboration, we hope to nurture and develop the local entrepreneurial ecosystem for all people in the greater Seattle area.

Amazon Catalyst awards grants to individuals or teams that submit proposals for projects that make a big difference in the world. UW students, faculty and staff from all disciplines – not just technology fields – are encouraged to apply.

SDG Funders

DEADLINE: VISIT LINK FOR MORE INFORMATION, MULTIPLE OPPORTUNITIES

We have brought together hundreds of foundations and philanthropists across many countries to create new partnerships to increase funding and create programs that will have greater, and more sustainable, impact on people’s lives. The SDGs weave together social, economic, and environmental challenges and solutions, and their creation and endorsement by all the world’s governments represents the efforts and voices of millions of people globally…

Public health-relevant goal areas include good health, clean water, reduced inequalities, sustainable cities, responsible consumption, peace and justice, and more.

The Task Force for Global Health

DEADLINE N/A: OPPORTUNITIES FOR STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

The Task Force consists of eight programs focused on neglected tropical diseases, vaccines, field epidemiology, public health informatics, and health workforce development. The Task Force plays essential convening roles for the programs and helps them advocate to funders and partners. It also provides an agile and responsive platform for programmatic success…

 


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UW Resources:

View UW’s list of Limited Submission Funding Opportunities

View UW Office of Research’s Research Guide & Funding Opportunities