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Fast Funding grants for COVID-19 Science

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Science funding mechanisms are slow in normal times – and may be much too slow during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fast Grants is making an effort to correct this…

If you are a scientist at an academic institution currently working on a COVID-19 related project and in need of funding, you are invited to apply for a Fast Grant.

Fast Grants are $10k to $500k and decisions are made in under 48 hours.

If approved, you’ll receive payment as quickly as your university can receive it.

Who is eligible to apply for a Fast Grant?

You must be:

  • A PI at an academic institution;
  • Already working on a project that could help with the COVID-19 pandemic within the next six months;
  • In need of additional funding to complete the project.

Researchers outside the US are eligible for funding.