Sponsored Projects Administration is fully functional and operating at normal capacity even though the University has suspended on-site operations for purposes of decreasing COVID-19 transmission.
Information and Resources for Researchers:
HHS/Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA)
BARDA opened an easy broad agency announcement, an EZ-BAA, seeking diagnostics that utilize platforms already cleared by the FDA, with a viable plan to meet requirements for the FDA to consider emergency use authorization within 12 weeks.
NSF: On March 25, NSF released a Dear Colleague Letter: Request for SBIR/STTR Phase I Proposals Addressing COVID-19. The DCL highlights the following areas of research: artificial intelligence, digital health, diagnostics, distributed ledger, environmental technologies, medical devices, pharmaceutical technologies, disinfection and sterilization, and filtration and separations. The DCL is available at https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20065/nsf20065.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click
Russel Sage Foundation: Funds to study social, political, economic, or psychological disruptions resulting from the coronavirus crisis that affect social and living conditions in the United States; https://www.russellsage.org/how-to-apply/application-deadlines
DOD: Newton Award https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=326034
Sponsor Guidance for federal applicants and grantees:
DOJ: Sends you to CDC: https://www.coronavirus.gov/
OMB: Sends you to CDC; https://www.coronavirus.gov/
NASA: “SMD FAQ on Grants and Research during the COVID-19 Epidemic” - link: https://science.nasa.gov/science-red/s3fs-public/atoms/files/NASACOVIDFAQ033120.pdf
NASA: "COVID-19 and Federal Financial Assistance" - Link: https://science.nasa.gov/science-red/s3fs-public/atoms/files/COVID-19%20and%20Federal%20Financial%20Assistance.pdf