Clinical Research Funding Opportunities

VPR Research Resource Hub

Intramural Funding

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Extramural Funding

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Multispecies funding opportunities

Morris Animal Foundation
Established investigator, First Award, and Pilot Study grant

ACVECC (American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care)

ACLAM (American college of laboratory animal medicine)

VECCF (Veterinary emergency critical care foundation)
(contact about proposal submission)


ACVS Foundation Research Grants

ACVO Vision for Animals Foundation             

  • VAF Clinical Research grant
  • VAF Resident grant program

ARVO (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology) 

Due dates and grant announcements are in members only tab. Resident research grants and clinical research grants. 


  • Resident grants
  • AAVD/ACVD Grants

AVMF (American Veterinary Medical Foundation)

  • Research grant for pain management in dogs
  • Pharmacology research grants
  • AVMA/AVMF 2nd opportunity research scholarships (for summer scholars that would like to do a second summer of research)

Theriogenology foundation (SFT)

Veterinary Cancer Society

  • Resident grants

Veterinary Comparative Respiratory Society

  • VCRS Research grant

Comparative Gastroenterology Society

  • CGS/Royal Canin Professional Development Awards for GUTSKI 2018 travel
  • CGS/Waltham Research Grant
  • CGS/Royal Canin USA Professional Development Awards for a research meeting (ie. Digestive Disease Week)
  • CGS/IDEXX Veterinary Student Summer Scholar Award

Veterinary orthopedic society

Radiological society of North America

  • Research Scholar grant
  • Resident/fellow grant
  • Research seed grant

American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia Foundation

Equine funding opportunities

Grayson Jockey Club Research Foundation

  • Standard grant
  • Research career development awards

American Quarter Horse Foundation

  • Standard grant
  • Young investigator award

AAEP Foundation

Birmingham Racing Commission:
these grants are reviewed internally by the DCS Research and Graduate Studies Committee.

USA Equine trust

Arabian Horse Foundation

Food and Fiber Funding Opportunities

AABP Foundation:

AABP student scholarships

National Cattleman’s Foundation

Alpaca Research Foundation

AJCC (American Jersey Cattle Association)

USDA NIFA Animal health and disease research program

Small Animal Funding Opportunities

Winn Feline foundation

American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation
AKC Canine Health Foundation requests for proposals (RFPs) are categorized by Research Program Area and all grant applications must be submitted in response to specific RFPs. There are multiple rolling deadlines.

  • Small animal theriogenology residency program
  • Reproductive conditions and disease

Canines-n-kids Foundation

V foundation and Canine Oncology Research Consortium.

Collie health foundation

Michelson prizes and grants (nonsurgical sterilization)

Waltham foundation

Veterinary hyperbaric medicine society