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Thank you for your interest in the ACCEL COVID-19 Rapid Science Grant Program. At this time, we have received an overwhelming response to our call and will be closing proposal submissions at 5 p.m. ET this Friday, May 15, 2020. Proposals submitted past this time will not be considered. Please feel free to contact Karen Hough at with questions.

Considering the emergence and spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States and abroad, the DE-CTR ACCEL Program is accepting proposals to conduct COVID-19 specific clinical and translational research that can be conducted immediately.

If you are a scientist at an ACCEL institution and are currently working on a COVID-19 related project and in need of funding, we invite you to apply for a one of three types of Rapid Science Grants.