Funding Program Announcements
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.
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NRCS’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program. Natural Resources Conservation Service. Deadline: 12/3/19. Syopsis: RCPP promotes coordination of NRCS conservation activities with partners that offer value-added contributions to expand our collective ability to address on-farm, watershed, and regional natural resource concerns.
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.
FY2020 Marine Debris Prevention. NOAA. Deadline: 11/5/19 for letters of intent, 2/7/20 for applications. Synopsis: Provides funding to prevent the introduction of marine debris into the marine and coastal environment.
National Competitive Harmful Algal Bloom Programs. NOAA. Deadline: 11/11/19 for letters of intent, 1/8/20 for applications. Synopsis: Soliciting proposals for the Prevention, Control and Mitigation of Harmful Algal Blooms and HAB Socioeconomics Research Programs.
NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program – First Responder 3D Indoor Tracking Prize. Deadline: 12/9/19 for preapplications, 4/20/20 for applications. Synopsis: NIST is seeking applicants with expertise in prize competitions to collaborate with technical experts from NIST, industry/academia, and public safety to serve as Prize Administrator.
2020 NOAA California Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program. NOAA. Deadline: 12/11/19. Synopsis: Funds locally relevant, authentic experiential learning for K-12 audiences through Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences.
Naval Engineering Education Consortium (NEEC) Broad Agency Announcement for FY19. Deadline: 11/1/19. Synopsis: NSWC IHEODTD is soliciting research of interest in support of the NEEC.
OFFensive Swarm Enabled Tactics (OFFSET) Sprint 5. DARPA. Deadline: 11/12/19. Synopsis: The goal of OFFSET Swarm Sprints is to create focused breakthroughs in swarm technologies to be integrated into the OFFSET Swarm Systems Architecture.
Performance-based Energy Resource Feedback, Optimization, and Risk Management (PERFORM). ARPA-E. Deadline: 10/28/19. Synopsis: The overall objective of PERFORM is to develop innovative technologies and approaches to quantify and manage risk for electric power systems.
Generating Electricty Managed by Intelligent Nuclear Assets (GEMINA). ARPA-E. Deadline: 11/13/19. Synopsis: The aim is to make a transformational change to the current state-of-the-art and improve advanced reactor designs with operations and maintenance in mind.
Carbon Storage Assurance Facility Enterprise (CarbonSAFE): Site Characterization and CO2 Capture Assessment. NETL. Deadline: 1/15/20. Synopsis: The overall objective is to accelerate wide-scale deployment of Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage through assessing and verifying safe and cost-effective anthropogenic CO2 commercial-scale storage sites, and carbon capture and/or purification technologies.
Health and Human Services Department
For more NIH funding opportunities, see Funding.
Leveraging Big Data Science to Elucidate the Mechanisms of HIV Activity and Interaction with Substance Use Disorder (R01 - Clinical Trials Not Allowed) (R21 - Clinical Trials Not Allowed). NIDA. Deadline: 11/14/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to attract data and computational scientists to propose novel ways to integrate data of different types and scales to allow new types of analysis through big data science approaches.
Specialized Alcohol Research Centers (P50 Clinical Trial Optional). NIAAA. Deadline: 11/14/19. Synopsis: The overall purpose is to provide leadership in conducting and fostering interdisciplinary, collaborative research on a wide variety of topics relevant to the Institute’s mission.
Comprehensive Alcohol Research Centers (P60 Clinical Trial Optional). NIAAA. Deadline: 11/14/19. Synopsis: The overall purpose is to provide leadership in conducting and fostering interdisciplinary, collaborative research on a wide variety of topics relevant to the Institute’s mission.
Leveraging Big Data Science to Elucidate the Neural Mechanisms of Addiction and Substance Use Disorder (R01 - Clinical Trials Not Allowed) (R21-Clinical Trials Not Allowed). NIDA. Deadline: 11/14/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to attract data and computational scientists to propose novel ways to integrate data of different types and scales to allow new types of analysis.
US Children with Perinatal HIV who were Born Internationally (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NICHD. Deadline: 11/14/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to stimulate research on an area of emerging public health significance and improve understanding of the natural history, epidemiology, diagnosis and management of HIV and co-morbid conditions.
Mechanistic Basis of TDP-43-dependent Pathobiology in Common Dementias (R01 Clinical Trial not Allowed). NINDS, NIA. Deadline: 11/15/19. Synopsis: Support hypothesis-testing research on the systems, cellular and/or molecular mechanisms and consequences of TDP-43 proteinopathy in common dementias.
Limited Competition: Stimulating Access to Research in Residency Transition Scholar (StARRTS) (K38 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 11/18/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to retain and support clinician investigators who have successfully completed the Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) R38 Program as resident-investigators.
The Rat Opioid Genome Project: Clinical Trials not Allowed (U01- Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDA. Deadline: 11/19/19. Synopsis: The first goal is to identify genetic, genomic, and molecular (epi)genetic variants that underlie phenotypes associated with vulnerability to distinct stages along the opioid use disorder trajectory. The second is to identify genetic, genomic, and molecular (epi)genetic variants underlying phenotypes of conditions associated with OUD.
Research Networks for the Study of Recovery Support Services for Persons Treated with Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (R24 Clinical Trial Optional). NIDA. Deadline: 11/19/19. Synopsis: Invites applications for infrastructure support to advance the development of efficacy and/or effectiveness research on recovery support services for those who were or who are being maintained on medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder.
Mobile Health: Technology and Outcomes in Low and Middle Income Countries (R21/R33 - Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 11/19/19, 12/3/19 for AIDS. Synopsis: Suppoorts study of the development, validation, feasibility, and effectiveness of innovative mobile health interventions or tools specifically suited for low- and middle-income countries that utilize new or emerging technology, platforms, systems, or analytics.
Revision Applications to Support the Application of Informatics Technology for Cancer Research (U01 Clinical Trials Optional) (R01 Clinical Trials Optional) (U24 Clinical Trials Optional). NCI. Deadline: 11/20/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to encourage revision applications from currently funded NCI research projects proposing to expand upon the original research question(s) or otherwise accelerate progress for the parent study by incorporating informatics methods, tools or resources developed through current or previous support from the NCI Informatics Technology for Cancer Research Program.
NIDDK Cooperative Centers of Excellence in Hematology (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). Deadline: 11/21/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to invite U54 cooperative agreement applications for Cooperative Centers of Excellence in Hematology.
The Intersection of Sex and Gender Influences on Health and Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 11/25/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to invite applications on the influence and intersection of sex and gender in health and disease.
Fertility and Fertility Preservation for Patients with Diseases that Previously Precluded Reproduction (R21 Clinical Trial Optional). NICHD. Deadline: 11/26/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to encourage studies on reproductive health, fertility and fertility preservation or fertility treatment options in patients born with a serious chronic condition.
Data Sharing for Demographic Research Infrastructure Program (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NICHD. Deadline: 11/29/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to increase the impact of NICHD-funded research within the scientific mission of the NICHD Population Dynamics Branch.
Women’s Reproductive Health Research (WRHR) Career Development Program (K12) (Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 11/29/19. Synopsis: The goal of this program is to continue to build the national capacity of outstanding junior clinician-investigators.
Innovative Epidemiologic Approaches for Understanding Long-term Health Outcomes of HIV-exposed Uninfected (HEU) Populations (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NICHD, NIMH. Deadline: 12/2/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to encourage the use of a phased research approach to generate information needed to develop interventions to reduce long-term effects of in utero/perinatal exposure to antiretroviral therapy and/or HIV on health outcomes.
Trans-Agency Blood-Brain Interface Program (R61/R33 - Clinical Trials Not Allowed). NHLBI, DoD. Deadline: 12/2/19, 12/17/19 for AIDS. Synopsis: Supports high risk/high reward research on the blood/vascular component and regulation of the neurovascular-blood unit to create enhanced/modified platforms that more closely model the human BBB.
Catalyst Award In Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases (DP1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDDK. Deadline: 12/3/19. Synopsis: Supports individual scientists who propose pioneering and transformational studies in DEMD topic areas.
Peripheral Pathology in the Lewy Body Dementias (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NINDS, NIA. Deadline: 12/3/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to identify potential diagnostic markers for the Lewy Body Dementias using non-blood or non-CSF peripheral specimens and tissues.
Understanding the Functional Contributions and Mechanisms of Type 2 Diabetes Disease-associated Variants (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDDK. Deadline: 12/3/19. Synopsis: Supports large-scale complex multi-disciplinary Functional Genomics Projects to determine the contributions and mechanisms underlying the contribution of risk-associated variants and their downstream effector transcripts for type 2 diabetes.
Advancing Sustained/Extended Release for HIV Prevention (A-SER) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID, NIMH. Deadline: 12/4/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to stimulate the development of new and innovative sustained/extended release drug delivery systems that can achieve extended durations and provide systemic protection from all routes of HIV infection/transmission in at-risk individuals.
Pregnancy as a Vulnerable Time Period for Women's Health (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 12/6/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to accelerate multidisciplinary research projects studying the effects of environmental chemicals on maternal physiology, and endocrine and metabolic functions during and shortly after pregnancy.
Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NCI. Deadline: 12/10/19. Synopsis: This FOA invites multiple PD/PI applications for collaborative research projects using simulation and other modeling techniques for specific cancer types.
Environmental Risks for Psychiatric Disorders: Biological Basis of Pathophysiology (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIEHS. Deadline: 12/10/19. Synopsis: Supports research to understand the biological basis by which environmental exposures alter brain and behavioral functioning to increase risk for psychiatric disorders with onset in late-childhood, adolescence or early adulthood.
Heart, Lung, and Blood Co-morbiditieS Implementation Models in People Living with HIV (HLB SIMPLe) (UG3/UH3 - Clinical Trial Optional). NHLBI, FIC. Deadline: 12/10/19. Synopsis: Supports late-stage implementation research strategies to deliver interventions in World Bank designated low- and middle-income countries and Small Island Developing States.
Heart, Lung, and Blood Co-morbiditieS Implementation Models in People Living with HIV (HLB-SIMPLe) Research Coordinating Center (U24 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NHLBI, FIC. Deadline: 12/10/19. Synopsis: This FOA seeks applications for a Research Coordinating Center.
Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes and to Reduce Disparities in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NINR. Deadline: 12/13/19. Synopsis: Encourages research to promote a greater understanding of the challenges faced by rural population groups, for the development (or adoption/adaptation) of evidence-based interventions that can reduce health risks.
NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research Education Program on Translational Devices (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). Deadline: 12/16/19. Synopsis: This FOA will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on: Courses for Skills Development.
Consortium on the Neurobiology of Adolescent Drinking in Adulthood (NADIA) Research Projects (Collaborative U01 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAAA. Deadline: 12/18/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to support collaborative research projects focusing on research efforts across different research institutions investigating the consequences of repeated adolescent alcohol exposure on brain maturation and adult abilities.
Consortium on the Neurobiology of Adolescent Drinking in Adulthood (NADIA) Administrative Resource (Collaborative U24 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAAA. Deadline: 12/18/19. Synopsis: This FOA solicits Administrative Resources -Cooperative Agreements to provide administrative support.
Consortium on the Neurobiology of Adolescent Drinking in Adulthood (NADIA) Research Resource (Collaborative U24 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAAA. Deadline: 12/18/19. Synopsis: This FOA solicits Research Resources Cooperative Agreements to provide scientific (core) support to the research projects.
Informatics Technology for Cancer Research Education Resource (UE5 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NCI. Deadline: 12/19/19. Synopsis: The UE5 awardee will provide short courses for both cancer researchers and developers of informatics tools for cancer research.
Sustained Release of Antivirals for Treatment or Prevention of HIV (SRATP) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID, NIMH. Deadline: 1/7/20. Synopsis: Invites applications that address the long term goal and objective of developing sustained release strategies for HIV treatment or prevention.
Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells (MDSCs) as Potential Therapeutic Targets in TB/HIV (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 1/8/20. Synopsis: Supports research to determine the potential of MDSCs as a target for host-directed therapeutics for tuberculosis in the context of HIV co-infection, and to better understand the role of host-induced immunosuppression in the progression of Mycobacterium tuberculosis pathogenesis.
Improving the Reach and Quality of Cancer Care in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required). NCI. Deadline: 1/15/20. Synopsis: The purpose is to reduce the burden of cancer and improve the quality of cancer care in rural areas among low-income and/or underserved populations.
Targeting Inflammasomes in Substance Abuse and HIV (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDA. Deadline: 1/15/20. Synopsis: The scientific objective is to encourage research to delineate the role of inflammasomes in the neuropathology produced by acute or chronic drug exposure and HIV infection.
Single Cell Opioid Responses in the Context of HIV (SCORCH) Program: Data Coordination, Analysis, and Scientific Outreach (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDA. Deadline: 1/15/20. Synopsis: The purpose is to establish a Data Center to coordinate and analyze single cell and other molecular data sets generated by SCORCH and other NIDA-funded HIV and substance use disorder projects.
Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (R35 - Clinical Trial Optional). NIGMS. Deadline: 1/17/20. Synopsis: MIRA provides support for the program of research in an investigator’s laboratory that is within the mission of NIGMS.
Accelerating Discovery of Efficacious Pre-erythrocytic Stage Malaria Vaccines (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 1/17/20. Synopsis: Supports esearch to enable and accelerate the generation of highly efficacious pre-erythrocytic stage malaria vaccines, including sporozoite-based vaccines.
The Biological Mechanisms of Metformin Effects on Aging and Longevity (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 1/21/20. Synopsis: Invites applications on novel studies of the molecular mechanisms underlying metformin’s effects on aging and longevity.
Research Education: Short Courses on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias for the Behavioral and Social Sciences (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 1/21/20. Synopsis: This FOA will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on: Courses for Skills Development.
Initiative to Maximize Research Education in Genomics: Diversity Action Plan (R25). NHGRI. Deadline: 1/25/20. Synopsis: The overarching goal is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral, social and clinical research workforce in genomics.
Discovery of the Genetic Basis of Childhood Cancers and of Structural Birth Defects: Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program (X01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 1/31/20. Synopsis: NIH invites applications to submit samples from pediatric cohorts for whole genome sequencing at a Kids First-supported sequencing center.
Dementia Care: Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 2/3/20. Synopsis: Invites applications seeking to examine the outcomes of care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease-related dementias.
Tobacco Regulatory Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH, FDA. Deadline: 2/13/20. Synopsis: Supports biomedical and behavioral research that will provide scientific data to inform regulation of tobacco products to protect public health.
Genetic Architecture of Mental Disorders in Ancestrally Diverse Populations (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (Collaborative U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIMH. Deadline: 2/14/20. Synopsis: Supports coordinated efforts to accelerate gene discovery for psychiatric disorders in cohorts of non-European ancestry to advance the important goal of global mental health discovery and equity.
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.
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.
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.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
For more NASA solicitations, see NSPIRES.
NASA Space Technology Graduate Research Opportunities - Fall 2020 (NSTGRO20). Deadline: 11/5/19. Synopsis: Ssolicits proposals on behalf of individuals pursuing or planning to pursue master’s or doctoral degrees in relevant space technology disciplines at accredited U.S. universities.
Use of the NASA Physical Sciences Informatics System - Appendix F. Deadline: 12/16/19. Synopsis: Solicits ground-based research proposals to generate new scientific insights by utilizing experimental data residing in NASA’s PSI system.
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.
NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering. Deadline: 11/18/19. Synopsis: The goal of the Partnership is to enhance basic plasma science research and education.
Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID). Deadline: 11/20/19. Synopsis: The multi-agency program supports research on the ecological, evolutionary, and social drivers that influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases.
Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science Phase II (TRIPODS). Deadline: 11/20/19 for letters of intent, 2/18/20 for proposals. Synopsis: Phase II will support a smaller number of larger Institutes, selected from the Phase I Institutes via a second competitive proposal process.
NSF INCLUDES Planning Grants. Deadline: 12/3/19. Synopsis: Supports Planning Grants to build capacity for the development of collaborative infrastructure.
Oceanographic Facilities and Equipment Support. Deadlie: 12/16/19. Synopsis: These awards are made for the procurement, conversion and/or up-grade, enhancement or annual operation of platforms in the ocean, coastal, near-shore and Great Lakes.
Security and Preparedness (SAP). Deadline: 1/15/20. Synopsis: Supports basic scientific research that advances knowledge and understanding of issues broadly related to global and national security.
Accountable Institutions and Behavior (AIB). Deadline: 1/15/20. Synopsis: Supports basic scientific research on issues broadly related to attitudes, behavior, and institutions connected to public policy and the provision of public services.
The Science of Learning and Augmented Intelligence Program (SL). Deadline: 1/15/20. Synopsis: Supports potentially transformative research that develops basic theoretical insights and fundamental knowledge about principles, processes and mechanisms of learning, and about augmented intelligence.
Law & Science (LS). Deadline: 1/15/20, 8/3/20. Synopsis: Considers proposals that address social scientific studies of law and law-like systems of rules, as well as studies of how science and technology are applied in legal contexts.
Formal Methods in the Field (FMitF). 1/22/29. Synopsis: Aims to bring together researchers in formal methods with researchers in other areas of computer and information science and engineering.
National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes. NSF, USDA NIFA, DHS, DOT FHWA, VA. Deadline: 1/28/20, 1/30/20. Synopsis: This program seeks to enable such research through AI Research Institutes.
Science and Technology Studies (STS). Deadline: 2/3/20, 8/3/20. Synopsis: Supports research that uses historical, philosophical, and social scientific methods to investigate the intellectual, material, and social facets of the STEM disciplines.
Science of Science - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (SOS DDRIG). Deadline: 2/10/20. Synopsis: SOS:DCI is designed to understand the scientific research enterprise and increase the public value of scientific activity.
Science of Science: Discovery, Communication, and Impact (SoS:DCI). Deadline: 2/10/20. Synopsis: SoS:DCI is designed to increase the public value of scientific activity.
Human Networks and Data Science - Infrastructure (HNDS-I). Deadline: 2/24/20. Synopsis: SBE seeks to develop user-friendly large-scale next-generation data resources and relevant analytic techniques to advance fundamental research in SBE areas of study.
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.
State of California
2020 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. California Department of Food and Agriculture. Deadline: 10/18/19. Synopsis: Supports projects that solely enhance the competitiveness of California specialty crops. Specialty crops include fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops (including floriculture).
WHALE TAIL Grants Program. California Coastal Commission. Deadline: 11/4/19. Synopsis: Grants support programs that teach California’s children and the general public to value and take action to improve the health of the state's coast and ocean.
Contra Costa County Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund, Contra Costa County Fish and Wildlife Committee. Deadline: 1/6/20. Synopsis: Projects awarded from the Fund must benefit the fish and wildlife resources of the County and must meet the requirements of Section 13103 of the Fish and Game Code.
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
Community Research Collaboration Awards. California Breast Cancer Research Program (CBCRP). Deadline: 10/24/19 for preapplications, 3/5/20 for applications. Synopsis: Awards fund community organizations — such as breast cancer advocacy organizations, community clinics and other organizations serving women with breast cancer — to work in teams with research scientists.
Translational Research Award. California Breast Cancer Research Program (CBCRP). Deadline: 10/24/19 for letters of intent, 3/5/20 for applications. Synopsis: Supports research that is on the critical path for practical application.
Innovative, Developmental, and Exploratory Awards (IDEA). California Breast Cancer Research Program (CBCRP). Deadline: 10/24/19 for letters of intent, 3/5/20 for applications. Synopsis: Supports speculative, exploratory, high-risk/high-reward projects with a primary focus on breast cancer.
Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity Fall 2019 Request for Proposals. UC Berkeley. Deadline: 10/24/19. Synopsis: CLTC will consider proposals in all domains relevant to cybersecurity. Categories are Seed Grants and Discrete Project Grants.
California Sea Grant Science Communication Fellowship 2020. Deadline: 10/31/19. Synopsis: Provides an educational opportunity for an early career science communicator to gain hands-on experience in marine and coastal science communication.
University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program. UCOP. Deadline: 11/1/19. Synopsis: Offers postdoctoral research fellowships, professional development and faculty mentoring to outstanding scholars in all fields whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity at UC.
CBCRP Conference Awards. California Breast Cancer Research Program (CBCRP). Deadline: 11/4/19, 2/27/20. Synopsis: Offers two types of awards.: the Standard Conference Award, and the new Community-Led Conference Award.
Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP). UCOP. Deadline: 11/14/19 for letters of intent, 1/23/20 for applications. Synopsis: Supports investigators at eligible California institutions whose research contributes directly to the elimination of smoking and the use of tobacco products and mitigates the human and economic costs of tobacco product use in California.
Traineeships in AIDS Prevention Studies. UC San Francisco. Deadline: 12/1/19. Synopsis: Invites applications for two- and three-year postdoctoral fellowships in studies relating to the prevention of AIDS.
S.V. Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellowships in Natural Resource Economics and Political Economy. UC Berkeley. Deadline: 12/2/19. Synopsis: Applications are open to scholars from any social science discipline, and related professional fields such as law and planning, who will make significant contributions to research on natural resource economics broadly defined.
Pilot Studies to Examine Hormone Concentrations of Interest to Breast Cancer Risk in California’s Beef and Well Water. California Breast Cancer Research Program. Deadlne: 12/5/19. Synopsis: This initiative will fund two pilot studies to provide the evidence needed to characterize the drugs and hormones in California’s food and water supply.
Western IPM Center Annual Grant Program. UC Davis. Deadline: 12/6/19. Synopsis: Supports integrated pest management research,education,and extension for pest management in all settings. The project director must be in the Western Region.
University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI). Calls for Applications. Deadline: 12/16/19. Synopsis: This deadline is forthese programs: Graduate Student Dissertation Support, 2020–21; Junior Faculty Manuscript Workshop, 2020-21; Mid-Career Faculty Manuscript Workshop, 2020-21; Residential Research Group (RRG): Topic Proposals (Spring 2021, Fall 2021, and Spring 2022); Conference Grant, 2020–21.
Delta Science Fellowship. California Sea Grant, UC San Diego. Deadline: 12/10/19. Synopsis: Funds research projects that will advance the state of knowledge underlying high priority science issues that affect the California Bay-Delta and its management as a coupled human and natural system.
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.
University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI). Calls for Applications. Deadline: 2/3/20. Synopsis: This deadline is for this program: University of California President’s Faculty Research Fellowships in the Humanities, 2020–21.
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.
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.
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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