Upcoming Deadlines



Next Gen Pregnancy Initiative

Application Deadline

$500,000 over a four-year period



Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants

Rolling Application Deadline

This is a rolling deadline. Small grants to promote growth of new connections in climate change

Up to $50k



Support career development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows

$60,000 over three years

BWF Spotlight

Addressing Climate Change and Human Health

Almost one year has passed since the Burroughs Wellcome Fund partnered with the National Academy of Medicine to provide “opportunity grants” to interdisciplinary teams across the National Academies to explore promising ideas at the intersection of climate change and human health. The aim is to stimulate new, interdisciplinary projects across the National Academies, as well as to catalyze broader stakeholder across multiple sectors interests and engagement in these issues.

BWF News

Nov 17, 2021

BWF Announces First Round of Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - The Burroughs Wellcome Fund has awarded the first four grants from the Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants program. The mechanism aims to stimulate the growth of ...

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Nov 17, 2021

Largest US Collaborative Funding Effort for Equity in Biomedicine Awards $12.1 Million in Grants

Effort supports more than 250 early-career biomedical researchers with caregiving responsibilities intensified by the pandemic to accelerate the progress of 22 medical schools leading the way in culti ...

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