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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2020 Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops. Deadline: 6/28/19. Synopsis: The program supports projects that seek to remove,resolve, or mitigate existing or potential sanitary, phytosanitary, or technical barriers that prohibit or threaten the export of U.S. specialty crops.
2020 Quality Samples Program. Deadline: 6/28/19. Synopsis: The QSP is designed to encourage the development and expansion of export markets for U.S. agricultural commodities by assisting U.S. entities in providing commodity samples to potential foreign importers.
2020 Emerging Markets Program. Deadline: 6/28/19. Synopsis: The EMP assists U.S. entities in developing, maintaining, or expanding exports of U.S. agricultural commodities and products by funding activities that enhance emerging markets’ food and rural business systems, including reducing trade barriers.
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.
Saltonstall-Kennedy Competition. NOAA. Deadline: 7/30/19 for preproposals, 11/12/19 for proposals. Synopsis: Provides grants or cooperative agreements for fisheries research and development projects addressing aspects of U.S. fisheries.
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.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA): Braille Training Program Grants. Deadline: 7/1/19. Synopsis: Supports projects that will provide training in the use of braille for personnel providing vocational rehabilitation services or educational services, develop braille training materials, develop methods used to teach braille, and develop activities used to promote the knowledge and use of braille and non visual access technology.
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: Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities: Stepping-up Technology Implementation. Deadline: 7/22/19. Synopsis: The purposes are to improve results for children with disabilities; support educational activities; provide support for captioning and video description; and provide accessible educational materials.
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.
OSERS-OSEP: Doctoral Training Consortia Associated with High-Intensity Needs. Deadline: 7/29/19. Synopsis: Supports three doctoral training consortia that will prepare leaders with highly specialized skills, knowledge, and expertise to address the needs of children, including infants, toddlers, and youth with disabilities with high-intensity needs.
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.
Health and Human Services Department
For more NIH funding opportunities, see Funding.
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.
Implementation of U.S. Food Safety Modernization Act - Identifying, Researching, and Implementing Alternative Methods to Expand the Reach across the Global Supply Chain (U01) - Clinical Trials Not Allowed. FDA. Deadline: 7/29/19. Synopsis: Supports research and needs assessments to identify, develop and implement alternative approaches and methods to current training modalities focusing on Produce Safety Rule and the Spanish language.
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.
Research Program Award (R35 Clinical Trial Optional). NINDS. Deadline: 7/30/19. Synopsis: RPAs will support the overall research programs of NINDS-funded investigators for up to eight years, at a level commensurate with a PD/PI’s recent NINDS support
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.
National Drug Early Warning System Coordinating Center (U01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIDA. Deadline: 8/14/19. Synopsis: This FOA seeks applications for a Center to support novel data acquisition strategies, data harmonization, analysis and dissemination activities on emerging and current drug abuse trends across the United States.
Mechanistic Basis of Diffuse White Matter Disease in Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (VCID)(R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NINDS, NIA. Deadline: 8/14/19. Synopsis: Supports hypothesis-testing research to elucidate cellular and molecular mechanisms that underlie diffuse white matter disease and small vessel disease in the brain and how they may contribute to cognitive impairment and dementia.
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.
Undergraduate Research Education Program (UP) to Enhance Diversity in the Environmental Health Sciences (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIEHS. Deadline: 8/30/19. Synopsis: This FOA will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on Research Experiences.
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.
Cigar Tobacco Reference Products Program (UC2) Clinical Trials Not Allowed. FDA. Deadline: 9/10/19. Synopsis: Seeking to develop a cigar tobacco reference products program that will require significant collaboration and research efforts with outside organizations.
Immunobiology of Xenotransplantation (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadlne: 9/16/19. Synopsis: Invites applications from institutions to participate in the Immunobiology of Xenotransplantation Cooperative Research Program.
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.
Advancing Novel Research Models to Study Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NHLBI. Deadline: 10/1/19. Synopsis: Supports the development of collaborative research projects to establish a set of complementary model systems that reproduce essential disease-defining features of human idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
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.
Pediatric Cardiac Genomics Consortium (U01 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NHLBI. Deadline: 10/2/19. Synopsis: Invites applications to participate as a Research Center in the Pediatric Cardiac Genomics Consortium (PCGC).
Cardiovascular Developmental Biology Data Resource Center (U01 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NHLBI. Deadline: 10/2/19. Synopsis: Supports the development of the Data Resource Center for the basic science component of the NHLBI Bench to Bassinet (B2B) Program.
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.
"Clinical Trials" on a Chip: Tissue Chips to Inform Clinical Trial Design and Implementation in Precision Medicine (UG3/UH3 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 10/9/19. Synopsis: This FOA invites applications for projects designed to test the effectiveness of microphysiological systems for clinical trial frameworks by demonstrating their applied use in clinical trial planning and execution, addressing both safety and efficacy in late-stage preclinical studies.
NIAID New Innovators Awards (DP2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). Deadline: 10/10/19. Synopsis: Supports post-doctoral investigators of exceptional creativity who propose highly innovative bold new research.
Aging, Driving and Early Detection of Dementia (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIA. Deadline: 10/11/19. Synopsis: Invites applications to conduct new research on automobile technology for signaling early signs of cognitive impairment in older drivers.
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.
Exploiting In Vivo Precision Pharmacology Techniques to Understand Opioid Receptor Signaling in Specific Circuits, Cell Types, and Subcellular Compartments (R61/R33 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDA. Deadline: 10/17/19. Synopsis: Supports the development and the application of novel pharmacological approaches to manipulate signaling mediated by endogenous opioid receptors in live organisms.
NCI Research Specialist (Core-based Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). Deadline: 10/18/19. Synopsis: This FOA is specifically for core/shared resource/central scientific support scientists.
NCI Research Specialist (Laboratory-based Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). Deadline: 10/18/19. Synopsis: This FOA is specifically for laboratory-based scientists.
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.
Characterization of Marmosets as Models of Aging and Age-Related Diseases (U34 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 10/22/19. Synopsis: The focus of this FOA aims to fill the identified gaps in knowledge related to the optimization of the marmoset for the study of aging.
Oscillatory Patterns of Gene Expression in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 10/23/19. Synopsis: Invites applications that seek to enhance existing transcriptome and proteome data sets.
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.
Interpersonal Processes in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Clinical Interactions and Care Partnerships (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIA. Deadline: 10/23/19. Synopsis: Research is solicited in two areas: effective communications and relationships among patients, healthcare practitioners, and caregivers; and associations between close relationship processes and health in caregiving relationships.
Brain Initiative: Research to Develop and Validate Advanced Human Cell-Based Assays To Model Brain Structure and Function (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 11/1/19. Synopsis: Supports developing next-generation human cell-derived assays that replicate complex nervous system architectures and physiology with improved fidelity over current capabilities.
Adipogenesis, Adipocyte Function and Obesity Following HIV Infection, Antiretroviral Therapy, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIDDK. Deadline: 11/7/19. Synopsis: Seeks applications to elucidate the underlying mechanisms of how HIV and antiretroviral drugs used for therapy or pre-exposure prophylaxis contribute to the development of obesity and alter adipocyte and adipose tissue function.
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.
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.
Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis (OPUS). Deadline: 8/28/19. Synopsis: Provides opportunities for mid- to later-career investigators to develop new understanding of science in the fields supported by the Division of Environmental Biology through two tracks of synthesis activities.
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.
International Research Experiences for Students (IRES). Deadline: 9/10/19 for Track-I, 9/17/19 for Track-II, 9/24/19 for Track-III. Synopsis: Supports international research and research-related activities for U.S. science and engineering students.
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
American Cultures Engaged Scholarship Program. UC Berkeley. Deadline: 6/21/19. Synopsis: Provides UC Berkeley faculty with the opportunity to develop, broaden, or deepen their research and teaching of community-engaged scholarship.
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.
Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (WCAHS) Small Grant Program. UC Davis. Deadline: 8/9/19. Synopsis: The primary goal is to encourage the development of creative research and intervention projects while nurturing researchers—particularly junior researchers—interested in agricultural health and safety research.
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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