COVID-19 Information for Sponsored Programs

During COVID-19, the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) plans to be fully operational.

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) is currently fully operational. In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, OSP will begin working remotely starting Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice. OSP staff continue to be available by email and phone, and our main line (412-624-7400) can also be used. Transaction requests and their related communications should continue to be sent through OSP electronic systems (MyFunding, MyRA, Contraxx, etc.)

For the latest updates from PittResearch, visit https://www.svcresearch.pitt.edu/pitt-researchers/covid-19-updates-and-resources. For all updates related to the University’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit www.emergency.pitt.edu/covid-19.

This page was last updated 4/2/2020 5:15 PM

 

OSP is monitoring the release of information related to COVID-19 from the University of Pittsburgh and from funding sponsors, including federal agencies. The information below will continue to be updated.

OSP Communications
E-mail regarding COVID-19 Information (released 03-12-2020) 

Pitt Research
Senior Vice Chancellor for Research Guidelines for Essential Research Personnel  (released 03-25-2020)
Senior Vice Chancellor for Research Coordination of COVID-19 Research at Pitt and UPMC (released 03-23-2020)
Senior Vice Chancellor for Research COVID-19: Status of Clinical Research Operations at Pitt (released 03-16-2020)
Senior Vice Chancellor for Research Pandemic Preparedness Guide for Researchers (released 03-12-2020)
Senior Vice Chancellor for Research Important- Clinical Research operations and COVID-19 (released 03-11-2020)
Senior Vice Chancellor for Research Emergency Page (released 03-11-2020) 
Senior Vice Chancellor for Research COVID-19: Status of Research Operations at Pitt (released 03-11-2020)

University of Pittsburgh
COVID-19 Update, confirmed case of coronavirus on campus (released 03-22-2020)
Office of Human Resources COVID-19 Workplace Concerns: Resources for Employees (released 03-18-2020)
​Office of the Chancellor A Reduction in Operating Status (released 03-18-2020)
Office of the Chancellor COVID-19 update for faculty and staff (released 03-14-2020)
Office of the Chancellor COVID-19 Pandemic: Pitt's Actions (released 03-10-2020)
Pitt OHR Information Regarding Travel Expense Reimbursement and COVID-19 (released 03-10-2020) 
Public Safety & Emergency Management’s COVID-19 information page (released 03-10-2020)
Pitt IT's Covid-19 Preparation Information (released 03-10-2020)

External Agencies

Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

Agency
Opportunity ID
Sponsor Due Date Posted
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality NOT-HS-20-007 Notice of Intent: Revision Supplements to Existing AHRQ Grants and Cooperative Agreements to Address Health System Responsiveness to COVID-19 X 03-26-2020
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality NOT-HS-20-008 Notice of Intent: New Funding Opportunity Announcement to Support Novel, High-Impact Studies Evaluating Health System and Healthcare Professional Responsiveness to COVID-19 X 03-26-2020
AHA  Rapid Response Grant COVID-19 and Its Cardiovascular Impact 04-06-2020 03-25-2020
Air Force

COVID19CRTRFI COVID-19 - Request for Industry / Academia / Non-Government Information

04-30-2020 03-24-2020
AWS  Diagnostic Development Initiative (DDI) 06-20-2020 03-25-2020
BARDA BAA-18-100-SOL-00003 Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) – COVID -19  04-30-2020 03-9-2020
BARDA BARDA's Division of Research, Innovation & Ventures (DRIVe) Easy Broad Agency Announcement – COVID-19 Topics 02-03-2023 03-9-2020
CDC  CDC-RFA-OT18-18020202SUPP20 Strengthening Public Health Systems and Services through National Partnerships to Improve and Protect the Nations Health
  • Note: Funding is only available for the organizations that were previously awarded funding under Funding Strategy 1 of CDC-RFA-OT18-1802: "Strengthening Public Health Systems and Services through National Partnerships to Improve and Protect the Nation's Health" in FY18
05-02-2020 03-19-2020
CDC  COVID-19 Response Supplement: Tribal Public Health Capacity-Building and Quality Improvement Umbrella Cooperative Agreement. 05-01-2020 03-24-2020
CDC Centers for Disease Control COVID-19 Broad Agency Announcement  03-25-2020 03-11-2020
CDC Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases (ELC) 05-17-2019 02-10-2020
CDMRP Helpdesk Pre-Application deadline extension for the CDMRP ALSRP, ARP and OCRP X 03-19-2020
The Center for Medical Innovation (CMI) Early Stage Medical Technology Pilot Funding Program 04-08-2020  
DARPA  Polyplexus 03-27-2020 03-26-2020
DARPA HR001119S0048 Biological Technologies BAA 04-23-2020 04-23-2019
DARPA HR001119S0071 Defense Sciences Office BAA 06-12-2020 06-19-2019
Department of Commerce- National Institute of Standards and Technology 2020-NIST-MFGUSA-NEAP-01 NIST Manufacturing USA National Emergency Assistance Program  Rolling 03-27-2020
Department of Commerce- National Institute of Standards and Technology COVID-19 Health Care Needs and AM Capabilities Repository Rolling 03-30-2020
Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration ETA-TEGL-12-19 National Dislocated Worker Grants Program  Rolling 03-19-2020
DHS  News Release: DHS Initiating Crucial Research to Mitigate COVID-19  X 03-25-2020
EERE DE-FOA-0002197 FY20 ADVANCED VEHICLE TECHNOLOGIES RESEARCH FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT 04-28-2020 03-27-2020
House Appropriations  H.R. 6074 CORONAVIRUS PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2020 X 03-06-2020
HRSA

HRSA-20-036 Telehealth Network Grant Program

  • Deadline extended to June 15, 2020
06-15-2020 04-01-2020
The Institute of Museum and Library Services New Application Deadlines for IMLS Library Services Grants Various 03-20-2020
MCDC Consortium Management Firm

Request for Information (RFI) - CoV Pandemic Response PLEASE RESPOND BY 4PM ET SATURDAY MARCH 3 2020 

05-31-2020 03-19-2020
MIT  Solve Health Security & Pandemics Challenge 06-18-2020 03-05-2020
MTEC Pre-Announcement for MTEC-20-10-COVID19-NETCCN - "National Emergency Telecritical Care Network (NETCCN) Project" X 03-20-2020
MTEC 

MTEC-20-09-CORVID19 “Development of Treatments for COVID-19”

04-08-2020 03-25-2020
MTEC Potential Request for Project Proposals (RPP) focused on the development of prototypes aimed to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) X 03-16-2020
NIAID  NOT-AI-20-031 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 04-05-2021 03-27-2020
NASA

Making Innovative Use of NASA Satellite Data to Address Environmental, Economic, and/or Societal Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

Rolling 03-27-2020
NASA NNH20ZDA001N-RRNES Rapid Response and Novel Research in Earth Science 03-29-2021 02-14-2020
NEH  Receives $75 Million to Distribute to Cultural Institutions Affected by Coronavirus Forthcoming 03-27-2020
NIH Updates on NIAID Funding for SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-2019 Research 04-08-2020 04-01-2020
NIH NOT-TR-20-012 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Repurposing Existing Therapeutics to Address the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) 10-17-2020 03-27-2020
NIH NOT-AI-20-031 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 04-05-2021 03-27-2020
NIH NOT-HS-20-007 Notice of Intent: Revision Supplements to Existing AHRQ Grants and Cooperative Agreements to Address Health System Responsiveness to COVID-19  X 03-26-2020
NIH NOT-HS-20-008 Notice of Intent: New Funding Opportunity Announcement to Support Novel, High-Impact Studies Evaluating Health System and Healthcare Professional Responsiveness to COVID-19  X 03-26-2020
NIH  PAR-18-781 Collaborative Cross (CC) Mouse Model Generation and Discovery of Immunoregulatory Mechanisms (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)  09-10-2020 05-10-2018
NIH  NOT-GM-20-025 Urgent Competitive Revisions to NIGMS Grants to Address the Coronavirus Pandemic 02-05-2021 03-25-2020
NIH  NOT-DA-20-047 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus 03-31-2021 03-19-2020
NIH RFA-AI-20-028 Partnerships for Countermeasures against Select Pathogens (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) 06-29-2020 03-11-2020
NIH Emergency Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Awards (Emergency Supplement - Clinical Trial Optional)  04-24-2020 03-10-2020
NIH

NOT-AI-20-030 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

04-08-2020 02-06-2020
NIEHS NOT-ES-20-014 Notice of Special Interest: NIEHS Worker Training Program Coronavirus and Infectious Disease Response Training (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 04-25-2020 03-27-2020
NSF Extends Deadline for I-Corps Hubs Solicitation 08-13-2020 03-27-2020
NSF  20-065 Dear Colleague Letter: Request for SBIR/STTR Phase I Proposals Addressing COVID-19 06-04-2020 03-26-2020
NSF 20-055 Dear Colleague Letter: Provisioning Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to Further Research on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Rolling (Rapid response) 03-05-2020
NSF Dear Colleague Letter on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Rolling (Rapid response) 03-05-2020
Pitt CTSI  COVID-19 Pilot Grant Program 04-03-2020 03-26-2020
PCORI  Phased Large Awards for Comparative Effectiveness Research – Cycle 3 2020  01-12-2021 03-27-2020
Richard King Mellon Foundation COVID-19 Response Initiatives 04-26-2020 03-30-2020
Russell Sage Foundation Funding Opportunities 05-21-2020 03-31-2020
SAMSHA COVID-19 Grant Opportunity and Resources Various 04-02-20
SAMSHA Emergency Grants to Address Mental and Substance Use Disorders During COVID-19 04-10-2020 04-02-20
USAID  7200AA20RFA00007 Strategies To Prevent (STOP) Spillover RFI and Virtual Conference (3.23) 03-18-2020 03-03-2020
Xsede  COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium Rolling 03-24-2020
Wellcome Trust Epidemic Preparedness: COVID-19 funding call Rolling (Currently Closed) 03-27-2020