COVID-19 Funding Opportunities
Sponsor Funding Opportunities
The Office of Proposal Development has compiled a
list of current funding opportunities for COVID-19 related research. Researchers are also recommended to check with individual sponsor agencies for
Agency Guidance for Proposal and Award Management
COGR is doing an outstanding job posting Agency Guidance Specific to Proposal Submissions
and Award Management. Rather than duplicate efforts please refer to the COGR website.
your OSP Specialist who will provide guidance in case you can't meet a proposal deadline.
COVID-19 Related Webinars and Presentations
NCURA recording of webinar:
Research Administration in a Time of Disruption: The Impact of COVID-19 on University
Research Environment and Management
OMB Presentation on Administrative Relief for Recipients and Applicants Impacted by
the Novel Coronavirus and Implementation of The GREAT Act
View the Presentation,
View the Recording
Plan for Restarting Research Lab, Field and Studio Activity
On June 10, 2020 research activities began to resume according to the phases defined
in the Plan.
View our Plan for Restarting Research Lab, Field and Studio Activity
FAQs: Research Activities and Laboratories
View our FAQs
Any SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 related Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs) should be sent
in an editable format (if available) to the
MTA mailbox. Please do
not fill out the university's name and address. It is fine to add your name as the Recipient
Scientist. Please include the contact information from the provider.
Travel restrictions changed rapidly over the past several months.
Travel is currently highly restricted -
from the Office of the Provost
For information regarding previously arranged travel please see OVPR guidance
and the applicable sponsor guidance (see links above).
For current federal travel restrictions see the
Department of State Travel Advisories
Human Subjects Activities
UPDATED: Guidance for Researchers Conducting Human Subject Research during Covid-19 (June
FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions regarding your human subjects activities can be
Advarra continues its standard practice of having 15 IRB meetings a week, and the
IRB has been prioritizing the review of coronavirus protocols as well as amendments
relating to changes in the conduct of the research because of unforeseen circumstances.
Guidance from Advarra can be accessed