Funding Opportunities

2020-21 funding opportunities:
  • The Alternatives Research and Development Foundation (ARDF) will be ready to accept applications to their Annual Open Grant program on January 20, 2021, with an application deadline of April 30, 2021
  • National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) fellowship program applications opens July 15th and ends September 15th.

NIH. NIEHS. National Toxicology Program.

NICEATM and ICCVAM seek to facilitate development of test methods that replace, reduce, and refine the use of animals in testing and protect human health, animal health, and the environment. This page lists announcements of funding opportunities intended to support the development of alternative test methods. 

AAALAC International.

"The Global 3Rs Awards program will recognize significant innovative contributions toward the 3Rs of animal research to advance ethical science by any researcher (nominated author, principal investigator, or research team leader), in academia or industry in any area of biology (e.g., basic science, discovery, development, teaching, testing, manufacture for new medicines, vaccines, medical devices or healthcare products for humans and animals)."

Universities Federation for Animal Welfare.

UFAW supports small projects and travel awards (up to £3,500) and research projects and awards (in excess of £3,500) that benefit animal welfare. Awards are offered on an on-going basis, so applications may be submitted at any time.