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COVID-19 Library Guide

The purpose of this guide is to provide resources related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). NOTE: This Guide supplements but does not supersede the COVID-19 information provided by the UT Southwestern Emergency Operations Center.

Search Criteria, National Institute of Health Grants and Funding, and Funding Institutional (Elsevier),  were used to identify funding opportunities. 

​ Search Criteria

National Institutes of Health Grants and Funding

  • NIH Funding Opportunities Specific to COVID-19 – this page contains a listing of active and expired funding opportunities specific to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
  • Keyword search using “COVID-19,” “SARS-CoV-2,” coronavirus, “2019-nCoV,” “severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2”
  • Results were limited as follows:
    • ​Organizations – All
    • Activity Code – All
    • Type of Research – All
    • Type of Funding Opportunity – All
    • Date Range – Release Date – 01/02/1991 - Current


  • Pivot-RP Keyword search in abstract covid*, sars*, corona*
    After setting up a Pivot account, use these links to view pre-sorted funding opportunities.
  • Results were limited as follows:
    • ​Activity Location=(United States or Unrestricted) OR (Unspecified)
    • Activity Location Sub-entity=(United States) OR (Activity Location Super-entity=(United States)

Funding Institutional Search Criteria

  • Use the following keywords "COVID-19" "SARS-CoV-2" "coronavirus" "2019-nCoV" "severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2" to search in “All Fields" in Funding Institutional. (Funding Institutional COVID-19 PDF)
  • Results were limited to two subsets:
    • Funder Country – United States; Funder Type – Governmental Organizations (NOTE: Results may be similar to those results retrieved from NIH and searches.)
    • Funder Country – United States; Funder Type – Academic Institutions; Business and Industry; Foundations; International Organizations; Nonprofit Organizations and Charities; Professional Associations and Societies (NOTE: Results may be similar to those results retrieved from Pivot-RP.)