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.

Soil Science Collaborative Research. NRCS. Deadline: 6/3/19. Synopsis: Awards are focused on soil science and soil survey research topics and needs.

Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program. NIFA. Deadline: 6/4/19. Synopsis: The program is intended to increase the knowledge of agriculture and improve the nutritional health of children and to bring together stakeholders from the distinct parts of the food system to increase the capacity for food, garden, and nutrition education within host organizations or entities.

Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grant Program. NIFA. Deadline: 6/6/19. Synopsis: Awardees will develop and implement food safety training, education, extension, outreach and technical assistance projects that address the needs of owners and operators of small to mid-sized farms, beginning farmers, socially-disadvantaged farmers, small processors, or small fresh fruit and vegetable merchant wholesalers.

Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grant Opportunity. NIFA. Deadline: 6/10/19. Synopsis: The RHSE program proposals are expected to be community-based, outreach education programs.

Dairy Business Innovation Initiatives. Agricultural Marketing Service. Deadline: 6/17/19. Synopsis: Supports dairy businesses in the development, production, marketing and distribution of dairy products.

Local Food Promotion Program. Agricultural Marketing Service. Deadline: 6/18/19. Synopsis: The goal is to develop, coordinate and expand local and regional food business enterprises that engage as intermediaries in indirect producer to consumer marketing to help increase access to and availability of locally and regionally produced agricultural products.

Farmers Market Promotion Program. Agricultural Marketing Service. Deadline: 6/18/19. Synopsis: The goals are to develop, coordinate, and expand direct producer to consumer markets to help increase access to and availability and regionally produced agricultural products.

Nutrition Paraprofessional Training Project. Food and Nutrition Service. Deadline: 7/8/19. Synopsis: The goal is to develop and deliver a pilot nutrition paraprofessional training project for Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations staff working at local program sites.

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Foundational and Applied Science. NIFA. Deadline: Varies by area, 7/9/19 through 9/26/19 for 2019. Synopsis: Supports grants in six AFRI priority areas to advance knowledge in both fundamental and applied sciences important to agriculture.


Defense Department

Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative. AFOSR, ARO, ONR. Deadline: 6/3/19 for white papers, 9/13/19 for applications. Synopsis: The MURI program supports basic research in science and engineering at U.S. institutions of higher education that is of potential interest to DoD.

ReVector. DARPA. Deadline: 6/4/19 for proposal abstracts, 7/11/19 for proposals. Synopsis: The program aims to develop methods to use human skin microbiomes to modulate chemical signatures in order to avoid mosquito attraction and feeding and reduce the threat of mosquito-borne disease to Warfighters.

Development of Quantum Algorithms. ARO, NSA. Deadline: 6/5/19 for white papers, 8/1/19 for proposals. Synopsis: Soliciting proposals to develop new quantum computing algorithms for hard computational problems, develop insights into the power of quantum computation, and consider issues of quantum complexity and computability.

Trapped Ion Quantum Computing Systems. ARO, NSA. Deadline: 6/11/19 for white papers, 8/16/19 for proposals. Synopsis: The U.S. Army Research Office in partnership with the National Security Agency is soliciting proposals for research in Trapped Ion Qubits.

Polyplexus Pilot Topic Opportunity Notice – Emergent Polyplexus Topic (09). DARPA. Deadline: 6/12/19 for abstracts, 8/14/19 for proposals. Synopsis: The Defense Sciences Office invites participation in Polyplexus, which is an online, professional, technical conversation between the research community and DARPA Program Managers.

Minerva Research Initiative. Deadline: 6/20/19 for white papers, 9/26/19 for proposals. Synopsis: Promotes research in specific areas of social science and promotes a candid and constructive relationship between DoD and the social science academic community.

Acquisition Research Program. Deadline: 6/20/19 for white papers, 9/5/19 for proposals. Synopsis: The ARP conducts and supports research in academic disciplines that bear on public procurement policy and management.

Polyplexus Pilot Topic Opportunity Notice – Microgravity Chemical Theory (10). DARPA. Deadline: 7/24/19 for abstracts, 9/3/19 for proposals. Synopsis: The Defense Sciences Office invites participation in Polyplexus, which is an online, professional, technical conversation between the research community and DARPA Program Managers.

Polyplexus Pilot Topic Opportunity Notice for Emergent Polyplexus Topic (11). DARPA. Deadline: 7/27/19 for abstracts, 9/2/19 for proposals. Synopsis: The Defense Sciences Office invites participation in Polyplexus, which is an online, professional, technical conversation between the research community and DARPA Program Managers.

Polyplexus Pilot Topic Opportunity Notice for Theory of Complexity (12). DARPA. Deadline: 8/14/19 for abstracts, 9/3/19 for proposals. Synopsis: The Defense Sciences Office invites participation in Polyplexus, which is an online, professional, technical conversation between the research community and DARPA Program Managers.


Education Department

OSERS-OSEP: Interdisciplinary Preparation in Special Education Early Intervention and Related Services for Personnel Serving Children with Disabilities who have High-Intensity Needs: Focus Area A, Focus Area B. Deadline: 7/8/19. Synopsis: The purposes of this program are to help address State-identified needs for personnel preparation in special education, early intervention, related services, and regular education to work with children, including infants and toddlers, and youth with disabilities; and (2) ensure that those personnel have the necessary skills and knowledge.

OSERS-OSEP: Preparation of Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services Leadership Personnel. Deadline: 7/28/19. Synopsis: The purposes of this program are to help address State-identified needs for personnel preparation and ensure that those personnel have the necessary skills and knowledge.


Energy Department

Regional Initiative to Accelerate Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage. NETL. Deadline: 6/3/19. Synopsis: Supports projects that identify and address onshore regional storage and transport challenges facing commercial deployment of Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage.

Bioenergy Technologies Office Multi-Topic Funding Opportunity Announcement. Deadline: 6/3/19 for concept papers, 7/22/19 for applications. Synopsis: This FOA includes these Areas of Interest: Feedstock Supply and Logistics; Advanced Algal Systems; Conversion; Advanced Development and Optimization; and Sustainability and Strategic Analysis.

Advanced Materials for High-Efficiency, Flexible and Reliable Coal-Fueled Power Plants. NETL. Deadline: 6/7/19. Synopsis: Applications are sought to address key barriers and enable a robust domestic supply chain for materials suitable for advanced ultra-supercritical power cycles.

Advanced Building Construction with Energy Efficient Technologies & Practices (ABC). Deadline: 6/10/19 for concept papers, 8/12/19 for applications. Synopsis: Supports research and development of solutions that can be applied to many segments of the building sector, including existing and new buildings, residential and commercial, and across multiple climate zones.

Industry Partnerships for Cybersecurity of Energy Delivery Systems Research, Development, and Demonstration. NETL. Deadline: 7/8/19. Synopsis: The topic areas are: Real Time Intrusion for Energy Delivery Control Systems, Self Healing Energy Delivery Control Systems, and Innovative Technologies that Enhance Cybersecurity in the Energy Sector.

Low Cost, Efficient Treatment Technologies For Produced Water. NETL. Deadline: 7/10/19. Synopsis: The objective is to accelerate the development of potential process modifications, combinations or enhancements, or altogether new alternative processes and technologies that could achieve significant reduction in the quantity of produced water going to deep, underground injection well facilities.

Economic Research and Analysis of the National Need for Technology Infrastructure to Support the Internet of Things (IoT). NIST. Deadline: 7/24/19. Synopsis: By identifying technological and economic trends in IoT research and assessing critical gaps in the Nation’s IoT technology infrastructure, the recipient will produce an economic study to help guide industry, academia, and federal researchers in their efforts to accelerate the critical research needed for timely IoT development.


Environmental Protection Agency

Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training Grants. Deadline: 6/10/19. Synopsis: Supports programs that recruit, train, and place local, unemployed and under-employed residents with the skills needed to secure full-time employment in the environmental field.


Health and Human Services Department

For more NIH funding opportunities, see Funding.

Novel Assays to Address Translational Gaps in Treatment Development (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional). NIMH. Deadline: 6/20/19. Synopsis: The FOA will support efforts to optimize and evaluate measures of neurophysiological processes that are disrupted within or across mental disorders in both healthy humans and in another species relevant to the therapeutic development pipeline.

Revolutionizing Innovative, Visionary Environmental health Research (RIVER) (R35 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (R35 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) NIEHS. Deadline: 6/20/19. Synopsis: RIVER supports outstanding investigators in the Environmental Health Sciences, giving them intellectual and administrative freedom, as well as sustained support to pursue their research in novel directions in order to achieve greater impacts.

Exploiting Genome or Epigenome Editing to Functionally Validate Genes or Variants Involved in Substance Use Disorders (R21/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDA. Deadline: 6/24/19. Synopsis: Supports projects which exploit genome or epigenome editing to functionally validate and characterize genes or variants involved in substance use disorder-relevant phenotypes.

Medical Rehabilitation Research Resource (P2C Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 6/27/19. Synopsis: Invites applications that propose to build a research infrastructure center to promote external collaboration with the medical rehabilitation community.

Research Project Grants in Pediatric Rehabilitation (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NICHD. Deadline: 6/27/19. Synopsis: Supports research project grants addressing the rehabilitation needs of children with chronic, physical disabilities.

Emerging Infectious Diseases Research Centers (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 6/28/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to establish a coordinated network of Emerging Infectious Disease Research Centers (EIDRCs) in regions around the globe where emerging and re-emerging infectious disease outbreaks are likely to occur.

Emerging Infectious Diseases Research Centers - Coordination Center (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 6/28/19. Synopsis: Solicits applications for an Emerging Infectious Diseases Research Centers Coordination Center for the EIDRC.

Biological Testing Facility Access For Contraceptive Development (X01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NICHD. Deadline: 7/1/19, 12/16/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to provide investigators with a mechanism to request services from this facility that would advance their contraceptive development program.

Geroscience Approaches to Alzheimer’s Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 7/2/19. Synopsis: Supports research on the specific role of aging biology in the development, etiology and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

Basic and Translational Research on Adducts in Cancer Risk Identification and Prevention (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (R21 Clinical Trial Optional). NCI, NIEHS. Deadline: 7/2/19. Synopsis: Supports research on adducts to cellular macromolecules as indicators of exposures to endogenous and exogenous cancer risk factors relevant to exposures in human populations.

Late-Stage Implementation Research Addressing Hypertension in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Scaling Up Proven-Effective Interventions (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional). NLHBI, NINDS. Deadline: 7/8/19. Synopsis: Seeks applications to address late-stage implementation research questions to address scaling up evidence-based interventions at the population level for prevention and management of hypertension in low- and middle-income countries and small island developing states.

Environmental Influences on Aging: Effects of Extreme Weather and Disaster Events on Aging Processes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 7/8/19. Synopsis: Supports research to explore the impacts of extreme weather and disaster events on the basic biology of aging.

Environmental Influences on Aging: Effects of Extreme Weather and Disaster Events on Aging Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 7/8/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to advance our understanding of the impact of extreme weather and disaster events in aging human populations.

Imaging, Biomarkers and Digital Pathomics for the Early Detection of Premetastatic Aggressive Cancer (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NCI. Deadline: 7/10/19, 12/10/19. Synopsis: This FOA specifically attempts to address and improve diagnostic uncertainty in clinical decisions in a technology agnostic manner by improving sensitivity and specificity of applied tests.

Research Projects in Cancer Systems Biology (U01 Clinical Trial Optional). NCI. Deadline: 7/15/19, 11/15/19. Synopsis: Projects proposed must be based upon explicit integration of experimental biology and computational modeling to test and validate novel hypotheses in cancer research.

Provocative Questions (PQs) in Multiple Myeloma Disparities Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (R21 Clinical Trial Optional). NCI. Deadline: 7/15/19, 11/15/19. Synopsis: Supports research projects designed to solve specific problems and paradoxes in multiple myeloma and disparities research identified as the NCI Multiple Myeloma Disparities Provocative Questions.

Information Sharing System for State-Regulated Drug Compounding Activities (U01) Clinical Trial Not Allowed. FDA. Deadline: 7/17/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to establish an information-sharing system and conduct research on the information obtained by this system.

Tobacco Regulatory Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH, FDA. Deadline: 7/19/19. Synopsis: Supports biomedical and behavioral research that will provide scientific data to inform regulation of tobacco products to protect public health.

Feasibility of Novel Diagnostics for TB in Endemic Countries (FEND for TB) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 7/22/19. Synopsis: Supports the evaluation of early stage diagnostics and novel diagnostic strategies for Tuberculosis (TB) in the context of existing clinical algorithms in TB endemic countries.

SCAN: Standardized Centralized Alzheimer's and Related Dementias Neuroimaging (U24 Clinical Trials Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 7/22/19. Synopsis: This funding opportunity will support a new, centralized infrastructure to aggregate, harmonize, manage, and share existing and future neuroimaging data collected in NIA-supported Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers.

NIDA Research Education Program for Clinical Researchers and Clinicians (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). Deadline: 7/22/19, 9/7/19 for AIDS. Synopsis: Supports educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.

Behavioral and Integrative Treatment Development Program (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (R34 Clinical Trial Optional). NIDA, NIAAA. Deadline: 7/23/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to encourage behavioral intervention development research.

U.S.-South Africa Program for Collaborative Biomedical Research - Phase 2 (HIV/AIDS) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (U01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 7/26/19. Synopsis: Research areas supported under this program include HIV/AIDS and HIV/AIDS-associated malignancies.

U.S.-South Africa Program for Collaborative Biomedical Research - Phase 2 (Infectious Diseases) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (U01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIAID. Deadline: 7/26/19. Synopsis: Research areas supported under this program include: tuberculosis; sexually transmitted infections; parasitic infections; arboviruses and emerging/re-emerging viral pathogens; and vector biology and control.

Oral Health in People Living with HIV and Additional Non-Communicable Diseases (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDCR. Deadline: 7/29/19. Synopsis: Encourages research to address gaps in our knowledge of the oral health status of people living with HIV (PWLH) with an emphasis on PWLH who also have non-communicable diseases.

Rare Disease Clinical Outcome Assessment Consortium (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). FDA. Deadline: 7/29/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to establish a rare disease consortium focusing on clinical outcome assessments appropriate for use in drug development to demonstrate clinical benefit.

Development of Sample Sparing Assays for Monitoring Immune Responses (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 7/30/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to accelerate the development and validation of sample sparing assays that can be applied for studying the human immune system in health and disease.

Drug Screening with Biofabricated 3-D Skin Disease Tissue Models (U18 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NCATS. Deadline: 7/31/19. Synopsis: The FOA will support intramural- extramural collaborations to implement the use of 3-D biofabricated skin tissue models and provide evidence of success for 3-D drug screening platforms.

Provocative Questions (PQs) in Cancer with an Underlying HIV Infection (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NCI. Deadline: 8/1/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to continue advancing our understanding of the risks, development, progression, diagnosis, and treatment of malignancies observed in individuals with an underlying HIV infection or AIDS.

Mechanistic Ancillary Studies to Ongoing Clinical Projects (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAMS. Deadline: 8/5/19. Synopsis: Supports time-sensitive mechanistic ancillary studies related to the NIAMS mission in conjunction with privately or publicly funded, ongoing clinical projects.

Kidney Technology Development Research Education Program (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDDK. Deadline: 8/6/19. Synopsis: This FOA encourages applications to establish research experiences in kidney technology development.

Targeted Prevention for Tickborne Diseases (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 8/6/19. Synopsis: Supports the development of vaccines and other approaches for the prevention of Lyme disease and/or other tick-borne diseases.

Fogarty HIV Research Training Program for Low-and Middle-Income Country Institutions (D43 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 8/20/19. Synopsis: This FOA can support training for conducting research in a broad range of HIV research areas across HIV prevention, treatment, care, and quality of life continuum.

Infrastructure Development Training Programs for Critical HIV Research at Low-and Middle-Income Country Institutions (G11 Clinical Trials Not Allowed). FIC, NIDA. Deadline: 8/20/19. Synopsis: This FOA encourages collaborative applications from U.S. and LMIC institutions to develop training programs.

NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program (DP2 Clinical Trial Optional). Deadline: 8/26/19. Synopsis: Supports early stage investigators of exceptional creativity who propose highly innovative research projects with the potential to produce a major impact on broad, important problems relevant to the mission of NIH.

Centers Without Walls for Collaborative Research in the Epilepsies: Functional Evaluation of Human Genetic Variants (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NINDS. Deadline: 8/27/19. Synopsis: Supports multi-disciplinary groups of investigators to accelerate the rate of progress in determining the functional, pharmacological, neuronal network and whole animal consequences of genetic variants discovered in individuals with various types of epilepsy and to develop strategies for establishing diagnostic criteria and identifying potential targets for intervention.

Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program (Si2/R00 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 8/30/19. Synopsis: The program offers the opportunity for a unique bridge between the NIH intramural and extramural research communities and contains two phases.

HLA and KIR Region Genomics in Immune-Mediated Diseases (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 9/4/19. Synopsis: Solicits applications from investigators to participate in the HLA and KIR Region Genomics in Immune Mediated Diseases Consortium.

BRAIN Initiative: Secondary Analysis and Archiving of BRAIN Initiative Data (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 9/6/19. Synopsis: Promotes studies that will significantly advance new discoveries and accelerate the pace of research of the BRAIN Initiative through harnessing the big data and machine learning opportunities.

NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Program (DP1 Clinical Trial Optional). Deadline: 9/9/19. Synopsis: Supports individual scientists of exceptional creativity who propose highly innovative and potentially transformative research towards the ultimate goal of enhancing human health.

HIV/AIDS Scholars Using Nonhuman Primate (NHP) Models Program (K01 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 9/10/19. Synopsis: Research and mentorship must be in the field of HIV/AIDS translational studies, using nonhuman primates as pre-clinical models.

NIDA Research Center of Excellence Grant Program (P50 Clinical Trial Optional). Deadline: 9/25/19, for 1/7/20 AIDS. Synopsis: Supports research Centers that conduct drug abuse and addiction research.

BRAIN Initiative: Tools to Facilitate High-Throughput Microconnectivity Analysis (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 9/27/19. Synopsis: Encourages applications that will develop and validate tools and resources to facilitate the detailed analysis of brain microconnectivity.

Informatics Methodology and Secondary Analyses for Immunology Data in ImmPort (UH2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 10/1/19. Synopsis: The goals are to support the development of new or improved informatics tools and methods for the reuse of shared data in the immunology study repository, ImmPort; and to support secondary analyses of existing immunology datasets to address basic and clinical immunology questions.

Postdoctoral Research Associate Training (PRAT) Program (Fi2). NIGMS. Deadline: 10/2/19. Synopsis: The goal is to provide postdoctoral research training in the basic biomedical sciences to a diverse group of postdoctoral fellows in NIH Intramural research laboratories, and to prepare them for leadership positions in biomedical careers.

Limited Competition: NIGMS Mature Synchrotron Resources for Structural Biology (P30 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed). Deadline: 10/8/19. Synopsis: Supports “mature” structural biology Resources at synchrotron facilities.

Workshops on the Use of Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Data (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDA, NIMH. Deadline: 10/17/19. Synopsis: Supports short-term workshops that will allow participants to explore the hands-on use of ABCD data, through cooperative or competitive approaches.

Understanding Senescence in Brain Aging and Alzheimer's Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 10/17/19. Synopsis: The goal is to support research focused on understanding the role of senescence in brain aging and in Alzheimer's disease.

Avenir Award Program for Genetics or Epigenetics of Substance Use Disorders (DP1 Clinical Trial Optional). NIDA. Deadlne: 10/21/19. Synopsis: The award will support those in an early stage of their career who may lack the preliminary data required for an R01 grant, but who propose high impact research and who show promise of being tomorrow's leaders in the field.

Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Specialized Research Centers (MDSRC) (P50 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 10/31/19. Synopsis: Centers promote collaborative basic, translational and clinical research and provide important resources that can be used by the national muscular dystrophy research communities.

PrEP for HIV Prevention among Substance Using Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIDA. Deadline: 11/8/19. Synopsis: NIDA is interested in research that addressing research gaps related to PrEP and its use among substance users, with the goals of improving PrEP management and implementation.


National Aeronautics and Space Administration

For more NASA solicitations, see NSPIRES.

Early Stage Innovations. Deadline: 6/26/19. Synopsis: Seeks proposals from accredited U.S. universities to develop unique, disruptive, or transformational space technologies that have the potential to lead to dramatic improvements at the system level.

ROSES 2018: Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences. Deadline: Varies, through 4/25/19 7/19/19. 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.

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.

Antarctic Artists and Writers Program (AAW). Deadline: 7/1/19. Synopsis: The program was established to facilitate writing and artistic projects designed to increase the public’s understanding and appreciation of the Antarctic and human endeavors on the southernmost continent.

Dear Colleague Letter: UKRI/BBSRC- NSF/BIO Lead Agency Opportunity in Bioinformatics, Microbiome, Quantum Biology and Synthetic Biology/Synthetic Cell. NSF, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). Deadline: 7/2/19  for intent to submit. Synopsis: The NSF Directorate for Biological Sciences  and the UKRI Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council   announce new topical areas associated with the lead agency opportunity.

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Frontiers (SaTC Frontiers). Deadline: 7/5/19 for letters of intent, 9/30/19 for proposals. Synopsis: NSF seeks ambitious and potentially transformative center-scale projects in the area of security and privacy.

Dear Colleague Letter: Storm Penetrating Aircraft Capability - Concepts for Development and Operations. Deadline: 8/1/19. Synopsis: NSF is interested in exploring opportunities to provide the research community with a platform that can help to meet current and anticipated future scientific needs in convective storm research.

Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC). Deadline: 8/6/19 for letters of intent, 9/6/19 for proposals. Synopsis: The program supports integrative research that addresses fundamental technological and social science dimensions of smart and connected communities and pilots solutions together with communities.

Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI). Deadline: 8/13/19 for preliminary proposals, 10/16/19 for Phase II proposals, 2/19/20 for Phase I proposals. Synopsis: Supports research centers focused on major, long-term fundamental chemical research challenges.

Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative (CRII). Deadline: 8/14/19. Synopsis: Grants support research independence among early-career academicians who specifically lack access to adequate organizational or other resources.

Geoinformatics (GI). Deadline: 8/15/19. Synopsis: The Division of Earth Sciences will consider proposals for the development of cyberinfrastructure for the Earth Sciences.

Cultural Anthropology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (CA-DDRIG). Deadline: 8/15/19. Synopsis: Provides support to enhance and improve the conduct of doctoral dissertation projects.

GeoPRISMS Program. Deadline: 8/16/19 for Type 1 and Postdoc, 3/20/20 for Type 2 and 3. Synopsis: GeoPRISMS investigates the coupled geodynamics, earth surface processes, and climate interactions that build and modify continental margins over a wide range of timescales.

Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST). Deadline: 8/19/19. Synopsis: ITEST is an applied research and development (R&D) program providing direct student learning opportunities in pre-kindergarten through high school.

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU). Deadline: 8/28/19. Synopsis: The REU program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by NSF.

Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics (MMS). 8/29/19. Synopsis: MMS seeks proposals that are methodologically innovative, grounded in theory, and have potential utility for multiple fields within the social, behavioral, and economic sciences.

Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS). Deadline: 9/26/19 for Frontier. Synopsis: Core research areas of the program include control, data analytics, autonomy, design, information management, internet of things, mixed initiatives including human-in- or on-the-loop, networking, privacy, real-time systems, safety, security, and verification.

Division of Chemistry: Disciplinary Research Programs (CHE-DRP). Deadline: 9/30/19 or 10/31/19. Synopsis: This solicitation applies to nine CHE Disciplinary Chemistry Research Programs.


State of California

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

UC National Laboratory Fees Research Program. UCOP. Deadline: 5/30/19 for letters of intent, 8/1/19 or 9/5/19 for proposals. Synopsis: The 2020 RFP offers two opportunities: UC Multicampus-National Laboratory Collaborative Research and Training (CRT) award; and UC-National Laboratory In-Residence Graduate Fellowship.

UCB-UCSF Raymond and Beverly Sackler Collaboration Program for Biomedical, Physical and Engineering Sciences. UC Berkeley. Deadline: 5/31/19. Synopsis: The program provides support for one scientist, ideally alternating from each of the two institutions, to collaborate with colleagues at the other institution each year.

California Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowship. Deadline: 6/14/19 for letter of intent, 8/8/19 for proposal. Synopsis: Fellowships are available for one or two years for full-time Masters and Ph.D. students at any California academic institution who are engaged in coastal and marine research relevant to California.

California Sea Grant Research Project Funding. Deadline: 6/21/19 for letter of intent, 8/8/19 for proposal. Synopsis: Applicants must propose to conduct research that addresses Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture Focus Area strategies listed in the Call for Proposals.

Digital Learning Innovation Grant. UC Berkeley. Deadline: 6/30/19. Synopsis: Open to UC Berkeley faculty and instructors who have a desire to implement digital activities, assignments, student projects, and learning content in their curriculum.

UCSB Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics Graduate Fellowship Program. Deadline: 9/1/19. Synopsis: Offers an opportunity for a group of physics doctoral students to spend a minimum period of 5 months (and up to 6 months) at the KITP.

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. 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. 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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