These summaries of selected funding opportunity announcements with upcoming deadlines are compiled from Grants.gov and from agency announcements.

Find programs with funding in your area of interest by using the Pivot database to search or browse program announcements from federal and regional government sponsors, foundations, and other organizations. Federal agency program announcements are also available on Grants.gov. For information on limited submission funding programs, where the sponsor restricts the number of applications or proposals a campus can submit, see Limited Submission Programs on the Sponsored Projects Office website.

The SPO website has additional resources on funding program information. For help with searching for funding, please contact Shelley Sprandel (spore@berkeley.edu, 2-8122).


Agriculture Department

For NIFA solicitations, see NIFA Grants.

Integrated Research, Education, and Extension Competitive Grants Program – Organic Transitions. NIFA. Deadline: 2/27/20. Synopsis: Supports the development and implementation of research, extension and higher education programs to improve the competitiveness of organic livestock and crop producers, as well as those who are adopting organic practices.

Higher Education Challenge (HEC) Grants Program. NIFA. Deadline: 3/23/20. Synopsis: Enables colleges and universities to provide the quality of education necessary to produce baccalaureate or higher degree level graduates capable of strengthening the nation’s food and agricultural scientific and professional workforce.


Commerce Department

Precision Measurement Grant Program (PMGP). NIST. Deadline: 2/7/20. Synopsis: Supports research in the field of fundamental measurement or the determination of fundamental constants.

NOAA Ruth Gates Coral Restoration Innovation Grants. Deadline: 3/20/20. Synopsis: Supports the science needed to incorporate resilient corals into restoration activities and to enhance the efficiency of asexual and sexual coral restoration.


Defense Department

Scalable, Adaptive, and Resilient Autonomy (SARA). U.S. Army Research Laboratory. Deadline: 2/14/20. Synopsis: Focused on developing and experimentally accelerating emerging research in autonomous mobility and maneuverability, scalable heterogeneous and collaborative behaviors, and human agent teaming.

FY 20 Opportunity Announcement. U.S. Army. Deadline: 2/25/20. Synopsis: Solicits innovative research designed to develop new interventions for protection of deployed military personnel from diseases caused by arthropod-borne pathogens. Diseases of significant concern include Lyme disease, malaria, dengue virus and other arboviruses.

Polyplexus Pilot Topic Opportunity Notice for Quantum Causality (Topic 18). DARPA. Deadline: 2/26/20 for abstracts, 4/15/20 for proposals. Synopsis: The initial technical area under consideration in this announcement is quantum causality.

Office of Naval Research (ONR) Manufacturing Science Program. Deadline: 3/6/20 for white papers, 6/8/20 for proposals. Synopsis: The objective is to support fundamental scientific research programs that will facilitate or enable advances in Naval manufacturing.


Education Department

Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) Program. Deadline: 3/24/20. Synopsis: Provides grants for planning, developing, and carrying out projects to strengthen and improve undergraduate instruction in international studies and foreign languages in the United States.


Energy Department

Earth System Model Development and Analysis. Deadline: 2/14/20 for preapplications, 3/31/20 for applications. Synopsis: The goal is to develop and demonstrate advanced modeling and simulation capabilities, in order to enhance the predictability of the Earth system over multiple temporal and spatial scales.

Seeding Critical Advances for Leading Energy technologies with Untapped Potential (SCALEUP). ARPA-E. Deadline: 2/14/20 for preapplications, 7/20/20 for applications. Synopsis: Supports innovative energy R&D that complements ARPA-E’s primary R&D focus on early-stage transformational energy technologies that still require proof-of-concept.

Systems for Monitoring and Analytics for Renewable Transportation Fuels from Agricultural Resources and Management (SMARTFARM). ARPA-E. Deadline: 2/19/20 for concept papers. Synopsis: The objective is to bridge the data gap in the biofuel supply chain by funding the development of technologies that can replace national averages and emissions factors for feedstock-related emissions with field-level estimates.

Novel Concepts for the Utilization of Carbon Dioxide from Utility and Industrial Sources. NETL. Deadline: 2/20/20. Synopsis: This funding opportunity announcement seeks to develop novel marketable products using CO2 as a feedstock.

Extreme Environment Materials for Power Generation. NETL. Deadline: 2/21/20. Synopsis: The program focuses on development and validation of materials and technologies for existing and new fossil power generation applications with improved cost, performance, and reliability.

University Training and Research in Fossil Energy - UCR/HBCU. NETL. Deadline: 3/2/20. Synopsis: Areas of interest: Quantum for Energy Systems and Technologies, Novel Sensors and Controls for Flexible Generation, adn Machine Learning for Computational Fluid Dynamics.


Environmental Protection Agency

National Priorities: Research on PFAS Impacts in Rural Communities and Agricultural Operations. Deadline: 2/11/20. Synopsis: Seeking new information on per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances occurrence, fate, and transport in water sources used by rural communities and agricultural operations, and new or improved PFAS treatment methods.


Health and Human Services Department

For more NIH funding opportunities, see Funding.

Bioequivalence of Topical Products: Elucidating Fundamental Principles of Dermal Pharmacokinetics for Microdialysis or Microperfusion Techniques (U01) Clinical Trials Not Allowed). FDA. Deadline: 2/27/20. Synopsis: The primary objective is to elucidate and develop fundamental cutaneous pharmacokinetic principles, concepts, parameters and analyses that can support a comparative assessment of the relative bioavailability and bioequivalence of topically administered drugs.

Fine-Mapping Genome-Wide Associated Loci to Identify Proximate Causal Mechanisms of Serious Mental Illness (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIMH. Deadline: 2/28/20. Synopsis: Supports systematic fine-mapping of genome-wide significant risk loci associated with serious mental illnesses through robust statistical genetic and functional genomic approaches.

Revision Applications for Validation of Biomarker Assays Developed Through NIH-Supported Research Grants (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NCI. Deadline: 2/28/20, 7/10/20, 10/27/20. Synopsis: The applicants should propose projects that are expected to accelerate the pace of translation of NCI-supported methods/assays/technologies to the clinic.

4DN Organization and Function in Human Health and Disease (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 3/2/20. Synopsis: Supports projects that apply new or existing tools to monitor and/or manipulate the 4D nucleome in the context of human health and disease.

New Investigator Projects on 4DN Organization and Function in Human Health and Disease (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 3/2/20. Synopsis: Supports projects from scientists who are in the early stages of establishing an independent research career that apply new or existing tools to monitor and/or manipulate the 4D nucleome.

Transformative Technology Development for the Human BioMolecular Atlas Program (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 3/3/20. Synopsis: This FOA supports the accelerated proof-of-principle demonstration and validation of promising tools, techniques and systems that can be integrated, scaled and applied to multiple human tissues.

Tissue Mapping Centers for the Human BioMolecular Atlas Program (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 3/3/20. Synopsis: The purpose is to establish state-of-the-art Tissue Mapping Centers that will generate high-resolution, high-content, multiscale maps of non-diseased human organs and systems.

Transferring Harmonized Laboratory Data from Healthcare Institutions to Registries Using FHIR Protocol (U01) Clinical Trials Not Allowed). FDA. Deadline: 3/4/20. Synopsis: CDER is encouraging applications to explore the development of how Health Level Seven Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources  data exchange standard could be used to automate the transfer of LOINC-coded laboratory data from a clinical healthcare institution into registries.

Food as Medicine: Food Insecurity and HIV-related Comorbidities, Coinfections, and Complications within the Mission of the NIDDK (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). Deadline: 3/9/20. Synopsis: Supports research projects that address how food insecurity effects HIV comorbidities, coinfections, and complications.

Early Psychosis Intervention Network (EPINET): Practice-Based Research to Improve Treatment Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIMH. Deadline: 3/10/20. Synopsis: This FOA invites applications for additional regional scientific hubs to join the overall EPINET effort.

Assessing the Effects of Cannabinoids on HIV-Induced Inflammation (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIDA. Deadline: 3/11/20. Synopsis: Supports research to determine the biological mechanisms underlying the effects of cannabinoids and the endocannabinoid system on HIV-associated persistent inflammation and its consequent effects on nervous system function.

Novel Imaging Approaches for detection of Persistent HIV and Neuroimmune Dysfunction associated with HIV In the Central Nervous System (CNS) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIMH, NINDS. Deadline: 3/11/20. Synopsis: Invites research applications to elucidate mechanisms of neuroimmune dysfunction caused by HIV-1 and to detect persistent/latent/reactivated HIV using novel imaging/neuroimaging approaches in the central nervous system from anti-retroviral therapy suppressed individuals.

Novel Imaging Approaches for detection of Persistent HIV and Neuroimmune dysfunction associated with HIV In the Central Nervous System (CNS) (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIMH. Deadline: 3/11/20. Synopsis: Invites research applications to elucidate mechanisms of neuroimmune dysfunction caused by HIV-1 and to detect persistent/latent/reactivated HIV using novel imaging/neuroimaging approaches in the central nervous system in anti-retroviral therapy suppressed individuals.

Methods and Measurement in Research with Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (R21- Clinical Trials Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 3/13/20. Synopsis: Supports research projects to advance the measurement of constructs relevant to health research with sexual and gender minority populations.

Novel Approaches to Advance Coordinated Registry Networks (CRNs) (U01 Clinical Trial Optional). FDA. Deadline: 3/16/20. Synopsis: FDA is funding a cooperative agreement to strengthen evidence generation from CRNs augmented by disparate data sources via innovative methodologies leveraging the big data analytics.

Research on Biopsychosocial Factors of Social Connectedness and Isolation on Health, Wellbeing, Illness, and Recovery (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required). NIH. Deadline: 3/17/20. Synopsis: Solicits research projects that seek to model the underlying mechanisms, processes, and trajectories of social relationships and how these factors affect outcomes in health, illness, recovery, and overall wellbeing.

Integrative Research on Polysubstance Abuse and Disorder (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional). NIDA, NCI, NIAAA. Deadline: 3/17/20. Synopsis: The goal is to support investigations on tobacco, alcohol, cannabis, and other licit and illicit drugs of abuse. Applicants should focus on two primary drugs of abuse to facilitate the integration of findings and aid interpretability.

Data Harmonization, Curation and Secondary Analysis of Existing Clinical Datasets (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NINDS. Deadline: 3/17/20. Synopsis: This RFA invites applications from multidisciplinary teams to perform secondary data analysis, using existing datasets from two or more multi-site clinical research projects.

Real Time Chromatin Dynamics and Function (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 3/17/20. Synopsis: Supports development and application of tools that would enable the monitoring in real-time of the dynamic three-dimensional structure of mammalian genomes.

4DN Centers for Data Integration, Modeling and Visualization (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 3/17/20. Synopsis: Supports research projects to generate reference datasets and to create navigable maps for the study of the spatial and temporal organization of the nucleus.

Understanding Phage Biology to Support the Development of Bacteriophage Therapy (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 3/18/20. Synopsis: Supports research to address knowledge gaps that hinder the development and regulation of bacteriophage used to prevent and treat drug-resistant bacterial infections.

Radiobiology of High Linear Energy Transfer (High LET) Exposure in Cancer Treatment (R01, Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NCI. Deadline: 3/19/20. Synopsis: The overall goal is to establish a firm scientific basis for RBE models of high LET radiation and determine potential benefits in cancer treatment.

NCMRR Early Career Research Award (R03 Clinical Trial Optional). NICHD. Deadline: 3/20/20. Synopsis: Supports both basic and clinical research from rehabilitation scientists who are establishing independent research careers.

Impact of Alcohol on the Onset and Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease and Its Related Dementias (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional). NIAAA, NIA. Deadline: 3/24/20. Synopsis: Supports basic and clinical research on the influence of alcohol on susceptibility and progression of Alzheimer's disease and its related dementias.

Pilot Centers for Precision Disease Modeling (U54)(Clinical Trials Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 3/24/20. Synpsis: Centers support collaborative research projects that link current personalized medicine efforts in human subjects with advances in animal genomics and technologies for genetic manipulation and creation of interspecies somatic hybrids.

BRAIN Initiative: Biology and Biophysics of Neural Stimulation and Recording Technologies (R01 Clinical Trials Optional). NIH. Deadlne: 3/24/20, 6/2/20, 10/1/20. Synopsis: This RFA accepts grant applications in two related but distinct areas.

New Investigator Gateway Awards for Collaborative T1D Research (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDDK. Deadline: 3/25/20, 11/3/20. Synopsis: Designed to ensure that a robust pipeline of talented new investigators will continue to embark on successful careers in T1D research.

Mechanisms Underlying the Contribution of Type 1 Diabetes Disease-associated Variants (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDDK. Deadline: 3/26/20. Synopsis: Supports large-scale complex multi-disciplinary Functional Genomics Projects to determine the contributions and mechanisms underlying the contribution of associated variants for type 1 diabetes.

Medications Development for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) or Alcohol-Related Organ Damage (AROD), or the Combination of AUD and AROD (U01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIAAA. Deadline: 3/26/20. Synopsis: Supports research that advances promising compounds through the drug development pipeline for the treatment of AUD or AROD, or the combination of AUD and AROD.

Exploratory Centers for Interdisciplinary Research in Benign Urology (P20 Clinical Trial Optional). NIDDK. Deadline: 3/31/20. Synopsis: The program seeks innovative, high-risk–high-reward Research Projects that utilize integrative approaches to address questions relevant to benign genitourinary diseases or disorders bringing together investigators with complementary expertise.

National Centers for Translational Research in Reproduction and Infertility (P50 Clinical Trial Optional). NICHD. Deadline: 3/31/20. Synopsis: For this FOA, applications that address the 'omic (e.g., genomic, epigenomic, proteomic, metabolomic) bases of reproductive health and fertility will be strongly encouraged.

White Matter Lesion Etiology of Dementia in the U.S. Including in Health Disparity Populations (U19 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NINDS, NIA. Deadline: 3/31/20. Synopsis: This initiative will support one large prospective clinical research study in the U.S.

Developmental Mechanisms of Human Structural Birth Defects (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NICHD. Deadline: 3/31/20. Synopsis: Supports multidisciplinary projects that integrate basic, translational, and clinical approaches to understanding the developmental biology and genetic basis of significant congenital human malformations.

Novel Therapeutics Directed to Intracellular HIV Targets (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 4/1/20. Synopsis: Supports the development of novel therapeutics which are directed to intracellular HIV targets.

Discovery of Early Type 1 Diabetes Disease Processes in the Human Pancreas [HIRN Consortium on Beta Cell Death and Survival (CBDS)] (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDDK. Deadline: 4/1/20. Synopsis: Requests applications to explore human pancreatic tissues for the discovery of specific signaling or processing pathways.

Mechanisms of Disparities in Chronic Liver Diseases and Cancer (R01- Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (R21- Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIMHD, NCI. Deadline: 4/1/20. Synopsis: Supports multidisciplinary research to understand the underlying etiologic factors and mechanisms that contribute to population-level disparities.

Centers for Collaborative Research in Fragile X and FMR1-Associated Conditions (P50 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 4/3/20. Synopsis: Centers will be composed of multidisciplinary teams of basic, translational and clinical investigators collaborating to address complex, difficult-to-solve problems within specific research priorities.

Development and Integration of Novel Components for Open and Closed Loop Hormone Replacement Platforms for T1D Therapy (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIDDK. Deadline: 4/7/20. Synopsis: Supports research addressing barriers that limit progress toward effective open- and closed-loop glucose control systems.

Enhancing Regulatory Science for Advancing Pharmaceutical Quality and Manufacturing (U01) Clinical Trials Optional. FDA. Deadline: 4/10/20. Synopsis: Supports the advancement of regulatory science that can facilitate implementation and assessment of emerging manufacturing technology in the pharmaceutical sector.

Center for Collaborative Research on Complex Generics (U18) Clinical Trials Optional. FDA. Deadline: 4/13/20. Synopsis: The Center will support research collaborations with the generic industry to increase access to safe and effective generic drugs.

Mendelian Genomics Research Centers (U01 - Clinical Trial Optional). NHGRI. Deadline: 4/15/20. Synopsis: The purpose is to establish a consortium aimed at significantly increasing the proportion of Mendelian conditions with an identified genetic cause.

Mendelian Genomics Data Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NHGRI. Deadline: 4/15/20. Synopsis: The MGDCC will be responsible for managing the release of data and findings generated under the program, as well as program outreach.

Emotional Well-Being: High-Priority Research Networks (U24, Clinical Trial Optional). NCCIH, NIA, NICHD. Deadline: 4/20/20. Synopsis: Invites applications that focus on developing resources by refining and testing key concepts that will advance and further support the study of emotional well-being.

Research Answers to National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Provocative Questions (R21 Clinical Trial Optional). Deadline: 4/30/20, 11/17/20. Synopsis: Supports research projects designed to solve specific problems and paradoxes in cancer research identified by the NCI Provocative Questions Initiative.

Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB) Interdisciplinary Research Units (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 5/8/20. Synopsis: CARBIRUs are focused on improving our understanding of bacterial and host factors important for antibacterial resistance and infection to inform development of new approaches to prevent, diagnose, and treat antibacterial-resistant infections.

NIA Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN) (U24 Clinical Trial Optional). Deadline: 5/15/20. Synopsis: The purpose is to support a network to enhance collaborations across NIA’s six centers programs.

NIMH Mentoring Networks for Mental Health Research Education (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). Deadline: 5/26/20. Synopsis: This FOA will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on: Mentoring Activities.

NIMH Research Education Programs for Psychiatry Residents (R25- Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed). Deadline: 5/26/20. Synopsis: This FOA will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on: Research Experiences, Courses for Skills Development.

Silvio O. Conte Centers for Basic Neuroscience or Translational Mental Health Research (P50 Clinical Trial Optional). NIMH. Deadline; 5/27/20. Synopsis: Supports interdisciplinary basic neuroscience or translational research that demonstrates an extraordinary level of synergy, integration, and potential for advancing the state of the field.

Surgical Disparities Research (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional). NIMHD, NCI. Deadline: 6/5/20. Synopsis: Supports research focused on understanding and addressing disparities in surgical care and outcomes in minority and health disparity populations.

Glial Plasticity in the Aging Brain (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 6/17/20. Synopsis: Supports research addressing understanding of how glial subpopulations could contribute to vulnerability and resilience to brain aging.

Mechanisms of Rejuvenation and Age-Acceleration in Heterochronic Blood Exchange (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 6/17/20. Synopsis: Supports research on aspects of rejuvenation and accelerated aging observed specifically in heterochronic blood exchange experiments.


National Aeronautics and Space Administration

For more NASA solicitations, see NSPIRES.

ROSES 2019: Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences. Deadline: Varies, through 4/30/20. Synopsis: ROSES is an omnibus NRA, with many individual program elements, each with its own due dates and topics. All together these cover the wide range of basic and applied supporting research and technology in space and Earth sciences supported by the Science Mission Directorate.


National Science Foundation

For more NSF program deadlines, see Active Funding Opportunities.

EHR Core Research (ECR): Building Capacity in STEM Education Research (ECR: BCSER). Deadline: 2/28/20. Synopsis: Supports activities that enable early and mid-career researchers to acquire the requisite expertise and skills to conduct rigorous fundamental research in STEM education.

NSF/CASIS Collaboration on Tissue Engineering and Mechanobiology on the International Space Station (ISS) to Benefit Life on Earth. Deadline: 3/2/20. Synopsis: Solicits research projects in the general fields of tissue engineering and mechanobiology that can utilize the ISS National Lab.

Transport Phenomena Research at the International Space Station to Benefit Life on Earth. Deadline: 3/2/20. Synopsis: Solicits research projects in the general field of fluid dynamics, particulate and multiphase processes, combustion and fire systems, thermal transport processes, and nanoscale interactions that can utilize the ISS National Lab.

Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier: Core Research (FW-HTF). Deadline: 3/9/20. Synopsis: FW-HTF is one mechanism by which NSF is responding to the challenges and opportunities for the future of jobs and work.

EarthCube. Deadline: 3/12/20. Synopsis: EarthCube is a community-driven activity sponsored through a partnership between the Directorate for Geosciences and the Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to transform research in the academic geosciences community.

Semiconductor Synthetic Biology for Information Storage and Retrieval (SemiSynBio-II). Deadline: 3/16/20. Synopsis: Seeks high-risk/high-return interdisciplinary research on novel concepts and enabling technologies that will address the fundamental scientific issues and technological challenges associated with the underpinnings of synthetic biology integrated with semiconductor technology.

Algorithms for Threat Detection (ATD). Deadline: 3/18/20. Synopsis: Supports research projects to develop the next generation of mathematical and statistical algorithms for analysis of large spatiotemporal datasets with application to quantitative models of human dynamics.

Next Generation Software for Data-driven Models of Space Weather with Quantified Uncertainties (SWQU). Deadline: 3/20/20. Synopsis: The goal s to transform development of predictive modeling of the coupled evolution of the magnetized solar atmosphere and the solar wind, and their interaction with the Earth’s magnetosphere and upper atmosphere.

Dimensions of Biodiversity. Deadline: 3/27/20. Synopsis: The 2020 program is restricted to projects supported by international partnerships with the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the São Paulo Research Foundation of Brazil, and the National Research Foundation of South Africa.

Principles and Practice of Scalable Systems (PPoSS). Deadline: 3/30/20. Synopsis: Supports a community of researchers who will work symbiotically across the multiple disciplines above to perform basic research on scalability of modern applications, systems, and toolchains.

International Research and education Network Connections (IRNC). Deadline: 4/1/20. Synopsis: Supports high-performance network connectivity required by international science and engineering research and education collaborations involving the NSF research community.

Spectrum and Wireless Innovation enabled by Future Technologies (SWIFT). Deadline: 4/3/20. Synopsis: A key aspect of this new solicitation is its focus on effective spectrum utilization and/or coexistence techniques, especially with passive uses, which have received less attention from researchers.

Computer Science for All (CSforAll: Research and RPPs). Deadline: 4/13/20. Synopsis: With this solicitation, NSF focuses on both research and researcher-practitioner partnerships that foster the research and development needed to bring CS and CT to all schools.

Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER). Deadline: 7/27/20. Synopsis: Supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.


State of California

Addressing Health Impacts of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) through a Collaborative Precision Medicine Approach. California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine. Deadline: 2/5/20 for letters of intent, 4/22/20 for concept proposals, 7/22/20 for proposals. Synopsis: Funds research teams to address the health impacts of Adverse Childhood Experiences and toxic stress.

Conference Grants. California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). Deadline: Ongoing. Synopsis: The objective is to create a highly competitive opportunity for CIRM to support valuable mission-specific scientific conferences.


University of California

NOAA Marine Debris Program - California Sea Grant Extension Fellowship. California Sea Grant, UC San Diego. Deadline: 1/29/20. Synopsis: The Fellow will support the MDP’s work in California and assist the MDP and the California Ocean Protection Council with the implementation of the Ocean Litter Strategy.

2020-21 Faculty Seed Grants. Cancer Research Coordinating Committee, UCOP. Deadline: 1/29/20 for letters of intent, 4/2/20 for proposals. Synopsis: Provides one-year seed grants for topics in any discipline that address any aspect of cancer, including its origins, prevention and cure.

NMFS—Sea Grant Fellowship in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics. California Sea Grant, UC San Diego. Deadline: 1/30/20. Synopsis: Supports students interested in careers related to marine ecosystem and population dynamics, with a focus on modeling and managing systems of living marine resources.

NMFS—Sea Grant Fellowship in Marine Resource Economics. California Sea Grant, UC San Diego. Deadline: 1/30/20. Synopsis: Supports students interested in careers related to the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing the economics of the conservation and management of living marine resources.

France-Berkeley Fund 2020. UC Berkeley. Deadline: 1/31/20. Synopsis: UC Berkeley faculty and researchers are invited to apply for up to $12,000 in seed funding for new, bi-national research collaborations with colleagues in France.

WMRC Graduate Student Minigrant Program. White Mountain Research Center. Deadline: 1/31/20. Synopsis: Provide up to $1,000 per year to support room and board expenses and lab fees to do thesis research based out of WMRC.

Postdoctoral Fellowships. UCLA Center for Seventeenth- & Eighteenth-Century Studies. Deadline: 2/1/20. Synopsis: The Center administers a number of programs for senior and postdoctoral scholars.

University of California President’s Faculty Research Fellowships in the Humanities, 2020–21. University of California Humanities Research Institute. Deadline: 2/3/20. Synopsis: Trovides Provides UC faculty with fellowship support to carry out an extended research project in the humanities and humanistic social sciences.

The Sultan Program in Arab Studies. UC Berkeley. Deadline: 2/3/20. Synopsis: Supports UC Berkeley teaching, research, and public outreach on topics related to the Arab and Arab-Islamic world. Categories are Graduate Fellowship, Undergraduate Fellowship, and Other Scholarly Initiatives.

California Department of Fish and Wildlife - California Sea Grant Statewide Kelp Management Extension Fellowship. California Sea Grant, UC San Diego. Deadline: 2/7/20. Synopsis: This two-year fellowship will support the creation of an Enhanced Status Report and/or statewide management plan for bull kelp and giant kelp.

Visiting Fellowship Competition. East Africa Social Science Translation Collaborative, UC Berkeley. Deadline: 2/10/20. Synopsis: Invites researchers interested in developing their skills in impact evaluation to apply for a four-month fellowship at UC Berkeley. Eligible candidates must be a national of an East African country.

CARE-UC Innovation Fellowship. UCOP. Deadline: 2/20/20. Synopsis: UC graduate students will obtain tailored training and experience through partnering with CARE, whose humanitarian mission and global footprint provide opportunities to explore applications of research and innovation in real-world settings.

John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. California Sea Grant, UC San Diego. Deadline: 2/21/20. Synopsis: The program matches graduate students with hosts in the legislative and executive branches of government located in the Washington, D.C. area for a one-year paid fellowship.

UC MEXUS-CONACYT Collaborative Research Grants. Deadline: 2/24/20. Synopsis: Provides seed funding of up to $25,000 to teams of UC and Mexico researchers for pilot projects in basic and applied research.

UC MEXUS-CONACYT Postdoctoral Fellowships. Deadline: 2/24/20. Synopsis: Provides funding for postdoctoral stays at the UC or in Mexico for up to 12 months (with the possibility of continuation) and in most academic areas.

Ahmanson Research Fellowships for the Study of Medieval and Renaissance Books and Manuscripts. UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS). Deadline: 3/1/20. Synopsis: Support the use of medieval and Renaissance monographic and manuscript holdings in UCLA Library Special Collections.

Pilot Grants. Alzheimer’s Disease Center, UC Davis. Deadline: 3/9/20. Synopsis: This program enables both new and established investigators to generate pilot data that can be used to advance Alzheimer’s research.

University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI). Calls for Applications. Deadline: 3/9/20. Synopsis: This deadline is for these programs: Graduate Student Professionalization Workshop, 2020–21; Multicampus Faculty Working Groups, 2020-21; Multicampus Graduate Student Working Groups, 2020–21; Short-Term Collaborative Research Residency, 2020–21; Digital Humanities Grant, 2020–21; Engaging Humanities Grant, 2020–21.

University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI). Calls for Applications. Deadline: 3/16/20. Synopsis: This deadline is for this program: Medicine & Humanities: The Andrew Vincent White and Florence Wales White Graduate Student Scholarship, 2020–21.

CITRIS Seed Funding Program. CITRIS and the Banatao Institute. Deadline: 3/18/20. Synopsis: Invites PIs at UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Davis Health, UC Merced, and UC Santa Cruz to apply for seed funding that advances CITRIS and the Banatao Institute’s research thrusts, strengthens UC campus connections, and drives novel technology applications.

UC MEXUS Small Grants for UC Faculty. Deadline: First Monday of each month. Synopsis: The program supports travel, short-term research, initial planning, or other special one-time needs related to the seed phase of projects or programs conducted by University of California researchers or research teams.

UC MEXUS Small Grants Support for UC Student and Postdoctoral Activities. Deadline: First Monday of each month. Synopsis: This program supports UC graduate student and postdoctoral researcher activities in all disciplines as related to academic exchange, research training, and scholarly development in areas of interest to UC MEXUS.

Western Integrated Pest Management Center Request for Applications - Ongoing Special Issues. UC Davis. Deadline: Open. Synopsis: Special issues may be requested to bring together a group of people to address emerging issues such as a new pest, water issues, development of proposals for larger grants based on documented stakeholder needs, or development of Pest Alerts. The Center will give priority to requests that are multi-state in scope. Projects must be completed within one year of funding and be single-issue oriented.

UC MEXUS Resident Scholars Program. Deadline: Open. Synopsis: The University of California Institute for Mexico and the United States (UC MEXUS) offers an academic residency program for researchers, scholars and artists at critical junctures in their academic careers. Up to four concurrent residencies are available at a time. Please consult UC MEXUS to determine if any positions remain open.

Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) Mackay California-Pacific Rim Tobacco Policy Scholar Award. UCOP. Deadline: Open. Synopsis: The aim is to foster scientifically informed, evidence-based tobacco control policy and practice in California and the Pacific Rim region by building leadership and cross-regional partnerships among mid-career researchers.

Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) Scientific Conference Award. UCOP. Deadline: Open. Synopsis: Supports scientific conferences that will disseminate TRDRP-funded research and convene TRDRP investigators and colleagues from different disciplines.


Nonprofit and Other Agencies

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