Fast Funding for COVID-19 Science


Announcement "open"
Organization:
Mercatus Center
Scope:
International
Start:
FSJd end:
Amount:
Up to $500.000
Description:

Introduction

Fast Grants is a grant programme from Emergent Ventures (EV), an incubator fellowship and grant programme for social entrepreneurs. EV is a project at the Mercatus Center, George Mason University. Over $10 million has been committed to the COVID-19 call by a variety of funders.

Fast Grants are available to individuals and labs affiliated with academic organisations in need of additional funding to complete projects to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Budget

Fast Grants are $10,000 to $500,000.

Requirements

Eligibility

Applicants must be:

  • A Principal Investigator 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.

There are no IP restrictions associated with Fast Grants.

Request

Application

Fast Grants second call opened to applications on 12 July 2020.

Submissions are made via an online application form. Decisions are made within 14 days

In case of interest, please contact lnorton(ELIMINAR)@fsjd.org