Funding Opportunities

2022-23 funding opportunities:
  • The Global 3Rs Awards program awards $5,000 to researchers in academia and industry, who have made significant innovative contributions toward the 3Rs of animal research to advance ethical science. Applications are due by June 1, 2022.
  • The National Cancer Institute is offering grants to support the development and characterization of state-of-the-art biomimetic tissue-engineered technologies for cancer research. Applications for funding will be accepted beginning on May 5, 2022, with applications due June 5, 2022, and quarterly thereafter through February 2025.
  • The Lush Prize rewards initiatives across science and campaigning that work to end or replace animal testing, particularly in the area of toxicology research. There are five award categories: lobbying, training, public awareness, science, and young researchers. Nominations must be submitted by June 17, 2022
  • The Colgate-Palmolive Grant for Alternative Research will identify and support efforts that promote, develop, refine, or validate scientifically acceptable animal alternative methods to facilitate the safety assessment of new chemicals and formulations. Applications are due on October 9, 2022
  • PETA Science Consortium International e.V., the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), and the Alternatives Research and Development Foundation (ARDF) are offering grants for free catalogue recombinant antibodies for use in research and testing. These antibodies would replace animal-derived monoclonal or polyclonal antibodies. This grant has a rolling deadline

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. 

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.