Funding Opportunities

The following list provides several links to sign up for newsletters or view funding opportunities at Duke, NIH, and other FOAs. 
  • Dr. Dee Gunn, Professor of Medicine and Immunology, distributes a weekly list of recently released NIH and other FOAs. To be added to the distribution list, email and make your request in the body of the email.
  • The Duke Office of Research and Innovation distributes an online newsletter on the latest funding news and information, both internal and external to Duke. To view the newsletter and sign up to receive the newsletter via email, follow this link:
  • For assistance with funding searches or to take a class to provide details on how to search for funding opportunities, contact the Duke Office of Research Initiatives at
  • The Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute offers a number of accelerator funding opportunities at the following link:
  • The American Physician Scientist Association has a wonderful compilation of finding mechanisms for physician-scientists from pre-doctoral to early-stage investigators, follow this link:
  • The Interdisciplinary Behavioral Research Center offers mini-grants for Duke investigators who conduct social behavior research. Information can be found at the following link:
  • If you're looking for foundation funding, you an meet with a specialist from the Office of Foundation Relations. Find more information and a staff member to contact here
  • To identify a research partner external to Duke, contact Duke External Partnerships here.
  • The Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute Accelerator provides consults to assist with funding, project management, and expertise for investigators conducting translational research. To request a consult, complete the form here
  • To use the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts to search for Active Funding Opportunities follow this link.