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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Specialty Crop Research Initiative Pre-Applications. NIFA. Deadline: 10/15/19. Synopsis: Grants upport research and extension that address key challenges of national, regional, and multi-state importance in sustaining all components of food and agriculture, including conventional and organic food production systems.
2020/2021 Sea Scallop Research Set Aside. NOAA. Deadline: 9/20/19. Synopsis: Projects funded under the Scallop RSA Program must enhance the knowledge of the scallop fishery resource or contribute to the body of information on which scallop management decisions are made.
2020/2021 Monkfish Research Set-Aside. NOAA. Deadline: 9/29/19. Synopsis: Projects funded under the Monkfish RSA Program must enhance the knowledge of the monkfish fishery resource or contribute to the body of information on which monkfish management decisions are made.
CRCP International Coral Reef Conservation Grants and Cooperative Agreements. NOAA. Deadline: 10/1/19 for preapplications,1/7/20 for applications. Synopsis: The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program provides matching grants and cooperative agreements for international coral reef conservation projects.
Polyplexus Pilot Topic Opportunity Notice for Hardware Trojan Identification (Topic 14). DARPA. Deadline: 9/9/19 for abstracts, 10/21/19 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: 9/12/19 for white papers, 11/19/19 for proposals. Synopsis: Supports fundamental scientific research that improves the capacity of security-related basic social science research and education.
Polyplexus Pilot Topic Opportunity Notice for Quantum Bio-Computing (Topic 15). DARPA. Deadline: 9/16/19 for abstracts, 10/29/19 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.
Naval Medical Research Center: Research and Development of Protective Vaccines and Other Countermeasures Against Infectious Disease Agents of Military Importance. Deadline: 9/19/19. Synopsis: The goal is to engage in a collaborative research and development effort for protective vaccines and other countermeasures targeting the causative agents of malaria, travelers’ diarrhea, rickettsial pathogens, multi-drug resistant bacteria, and emerging viral diseases.
Polyplexus Pilot Topic Opportunity Notice for Cognitive Dissonance Detection (Topic 16). DARPA. Deadline: 9/23/19 for abstracts, 10/4/19 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.
ReSource. DARPA. Deadline: 9/16/19 for abstracts, 11/5/19 for proposals. Synopsis: The goal is to provide the military with an integrated system to convert plastics, and other energy-dense waste, into food and other strategic chemicals.
OSERS-OSEP: Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities: National Center on Accessible Educational Materials for Learning. Deadline: 9/3/19. Synopsis: The purposes are to improve results for children with disabilities by promoting the development,demonstration, and use of technology; support educational activities; provide support for captioning and video description.
OSERS-OSEP: Technical Assistance and Dissemination Center for the Development and Implementation of High-Quality Instruction, Interventions, and Services for Children with Disabilities. Deadline: 9/6/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to promote academic achievement and to improve results for children with disabilities by providing TA, supporting model demonstration projects, disseminating useful information, and implementing activities that are supported by scientifically based research.
OSERS-OSEP: Technical Assistance and Dissemination To Improve Services and Results for Children With Disabilities--National Technical Assistance Center for Systemic Improvement. Deadline: 9/9/19. Synopsis: This Center will provide differentiated support to States to help them best use their general supervision and professional development systems to establish and meet high expectations for each child with a disability.
OSERS-OSEP: Technical Assistance on State Data Collection: National Technical Assistance Center to Improve State Capacity to Collect, Report, Analyze, and Use Accurate Early Childhood IDEA Data. Deadline: 9/11/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to improve the capacity of States to meet IDEA data collection and reporting requirements under Sections 616 and 618 of the IDEA.
OSERS-OSEP: Technical Assistance on State Data Collection--National Technical Assistance Center To Improve State Capacity To Collect, Report, Analyze, and Use Accurate IDEA Part B Data. Deadline: 9/11/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to improve the capacity of States to meet IDEA data collection and reporting requirements under Sections 616 and 618 of the IDEA.
Environmental Protection Agency
Energy and Integrated Assessment Modeling Studies. Deadline: 9/6/19. Synopsis: Solicits applications that advance the fields of economic and integrated assessment modeling of various kinds of air pollution.
Training for Improved Protection of Drinking Water Sources. Deadline: 9/13/19. Synopsis: EPA is soliciting applications for training that will enhance communication and coordination between the EPA and the states to protect drinking water sources.
Contaminated Sites, Natural Disasters, Changing Environmental Conditions and Vulnerable Communities: Research to Build Resilience. Deadline: 9/17/19. Synopsis: EPA is asking the scientific community to propose transdisciplinary research with an approach that integrates three research questions.
Health and Human Services Department
For more NIH funding opportunities, see Funding.
Limited Competition: NIGMS National and Regional Resources (R24 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed). Deadline: 9/26/19. Synopsis: Supports national or regional resources that will provide access to state-of-the-art facilities, equipment, technologies, research tools, software, and/or service to a substantial user base at institutions across multiple states or the country. These resources should already be established, although new resources formed through consolidation of multiple local or regional facilities are also eligible.
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.
Clinical Characterization of Cancer Therapy-induced Adverse Sequelae and Mechanism-based Interventional Strategies (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NCI. Deadline: 9/30/19. Synopsis: Supports collaborative research projects designed to address adverse sequelae of cancer therapies that persist and become chronic comorbidities or develop as delayed posttreatment effects.
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.
Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists' Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) (R03 Clinical Trial Optional). NIA. Deadline: 10/2/19. Synopsis: Provides small grants to conduct transdisciplinary aging research that will yield pilot data and experience for subsequent aging research projects.
Circadian Patterns of Gene Expression Associated with Disease (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional). NHLBI. Deadline: 10/7/19, 11/7/19 for AIDS. Synopsis: The purpose is to identify abnormalities in circadian-ordered gene expression to improve our understanding of disease phenotypes, etiology, risk stratification, resilience, and therapeutic management in diseases.
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.
Maximizing the Scientific Value of Existing Biospecimen Collections (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 10/8/19. Synopsis: The purpose is to stimulate exploratory research relevant to the mission of the FDA Center for Tobacco Products using existing (publicly available) biospecimens currently stored in repositories in the United States.
Secondary Analyses of Existing Datasets of Tobacco Use and Health (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 10/8/19. Synopsis: Supports innovative analysis of existing (publicly available) nationally representative U.S. cross-sectional and longitudinal data, to investigate novel scientific ideas and/or to generate new models, systems, tools, methods, or technologies that have the potential for significant impact on biomedical or biobehavioral research in areas relevant to the FDA CTP.
"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.
Molecular Mechanisms of Blood-Brain Barrier Function and Dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's related dementias (AD/ADRD) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NINDS, NIA. Deadline: 10/9/19. Synopsis: The goal is to elucidate the mechanistic links between blood brain barrier dysfunction, Alzheimer’s Disease and AD-Related Dementias, and how related comorbidities impact the basic molecular mechanisms of BBB health and function.
Leveraging Cognitive Neuroscience to Improve Assessment of Cancer Treatment-Related Cognitive Impairment (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (R21 Clinical Trial Optional). NCI. Deadline: 10/9/19. Synopsis: Encourages the integration of cognitive neuroscience approaches to improve traditional assessment of acute and chronic cognitive changes following cancer treatment for non-central nervous system malignancies.
Innovative Approaches to Studying Cancer Communication in the New Information Ecosystem (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (R21 Clinical Trial Optional). NCI. Deadline: 10/9/19. Synopsis: Supports research projects in three distinct domains related to cancer communication.
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.
Building Resources for the Basic Biology of Aging in Health Disparities Research (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 10/18/19. Synopsis: Facilitates the development of research networks to advance research on the basic biology of aging in health disparities.
Avenir Award Program for Genetics or Epigenetics of Substance Use Disorders (DP1 Clinical Trial Optional). NIDA. Deadline: 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.
Implementation Research on Hypertension Control to Prevent Dementia and Cognitive Decline (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional). NIA. Deadline: 10/22/19. Synopsis: Supports research involving pragmatic clinical trials on dissemination and implementation of practical approaches to hypertension treatment and control strategies among older adults with multimorbidity in order to prevent sequelae, including mild cognitive impairment and dementia.
Transition to Aging Research Award for Predoctoral Students (F99/K00). NIA. Deadline: 10/22/19. Synopsis: NIA invites graduate students from a wide range of broad research areas who are interested in receiving aging-related postdoctoral training to apply for this award.
Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging (K76 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 10/22/19. Synopsis: This FOA invites early-stage physicians and other health professional investigators with a commitment to aging and/or aging-related diseases to apply.
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.
Development of Clinical Outcome Assessments for Clinical Trials in Substance Use Disorders as FDA-qualified Drug Development Tools (U01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIDA. Deadline: 10/23/19. Synopsis: The final goal is to have FDA-qualified COA(s) measure(s) that would be acceptable to regulatory authorities when used in SUDs clinical trials.
Regulation of Brain Regional and Cell Type Specific Proteome Dynamics in Alzheimer’s Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 10/23/19. Synopsis: Invites research focused on understanding the regulation of brain regional and cell-type-specific proteome dynamics in Alzheimer’s disease.
Science of Behavior Change (SOBC) Resource and Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 10/23/19. Synopsis: Invites applications to continue support for a Resource and Coordinating Center for the NIH SOBC program.
Pilot Projects Investigating Understudied G Protein-Coupled Receptors, Ion Channels, and Protein Kinases (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 10/28/19. Synopsis: Awards will support the generation of additional data and tools around understudied protein(s) identified by the IDG Program to elucidate the function of these proteins in the context of human disease.
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.
Microbiome and Aging: Impact on Health and Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 10/30/19. Synopsis: This FOA invites projects focused on defining the factors that influence microbiome composition and functional characteristics during aging, understanding how the aging microbiome relates to the causes and pathophysiology of age-related chronic diseases, and development and testing of targeted interventions.
Participant Engagement and Cancer Genome Sequencing (PE-CGS): Research Centers (U2C Clinical Trial Optional). NCI. Deadline: 10/30/19. Synopsis: NCI intends to support the Participant Engagement and Cancer Genome Sequencing (PE-CGS) Network.
Participant Engagement and Cancer Genome Sequencing (PE-CGS): Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NCI. Deadline: 10/30/19. Synopsis: PE-CGS U2C Research Centers, together with the PE-CGS U24 Coordinating Center, will form a collaborative Network.
NIDDK Central Repositories Non-renewable Sample Access (X01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). Deadline: 10/31/19. Synopsis: This initiative allows investigators to apply for access to non-renewable samples from one or more of these studies. Information about the samples available can be found at https://repository.niddk.nih.gov.
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.
Preclinical Screening for Natural Product Drug Interactions (Clinical Trial Not Allowed, R21). NCCIH. Deadline: 11/1/19. Synopsis: Solicits applications that seek to identify natural products with the potential to inhibit or induce Phase I and Phase II drug metabolizing enzymes and drug transporters.
NCI Outstanding Investigator Award (R35 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). Deadline: 11/6/19. Synopsis: The objective is to provide long-term support to accomplished investigators with outstanding records of cancer research productivity.
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.
(Re)Building a Kidney (UC2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDDK. Deadline: 11/7/19. Synopsis: This FOA invites teams of investigators to develop and test novel ways to either stimulate productive kidney repair/regeneration in vivo, or generate functional kidney tissue ex vivo for transplantation.
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.
Modeling HIV Neuropathology Using Microglia from Human iPSC and Cerebral Organoids (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDA. Deadline: 11/12/19. Synopsis: Invites grant applications to study mechanisms underlying the neuropathophysiology of HIV-associated neurological disorders using induced microglia and cerebral organoids generated from human derived induced pluripotent stem cell lines.
Reducing Stigma to Improve HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Care in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (R21 Clinical Trial Optional). FIC, NIDA, NIMH. Deadline: 11/12/19. Synopsis: Supports research on interventions to reduce HIV/AIDS-associated stigma and its impact on the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS and on the quality of life of People Living with HIV/AIDS.
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.
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.
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.
The NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00). Deadline: 12/4/19. Synopsis: The award will facilitate the transition of talented graduate students into successful cancer research postdoctoral appointments.
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.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
For more NASA solicitations, see NSPIRES.
HERO Appendix A: NASA Research and Technology Development to Support Crew Health and Performance in Space Exploration Missions. Deadline: 9/5/19 for Step-1 proposals. Synopsis: Proposals are solicited in the areas of Effects of G-levels between 0 and 1 Induced by Parabolic Flights on Human Neurovestibular and Sensorimotor Systems and Space Radiobiology Tissue Sharing: Research Proposing the Use of Archived Tissue Samples or Samples from On-going Experiments.
HERO Appendix B: NASA Human Research Program Omnibus Opportunity. Deadline: 9/5/19 for Step-1 proposals. Synopsis: NASA is soliciting investigations lasting no more than one year that provide innovative approaches to any of the risks and gaps contained in the Integrated Research Plan of the Human Research Program.
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.
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.
Critical Aspects of Sustainability (CAS). Deadline: Varies by program: 9/30/19, 10/31/19, 11/1/19, or open. Synopsis: Supports basic research through core disciplinary programs aimed at improving the sustainability of resources for future generations while maintaining or improving current products in order to offer technologically-advanced, economically competitive, environmentally-benign and useful materials to a global society.
Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE): Core Programs. Deadline: 9/30/19 for large and medium projects; 11/30/19 for small projects. Synopsis: CISE supports research and education projects that develop new knowledge in all aspects of computing, communications, and information science and engineering, as well as advanced cyberinfrastructure.
NSF/Intel Partnership on Machine Learning for Wireless Networking Systems (WLWiNS). NSF, Intel Corporation. Deadline: 10/29/19. Synopsis: Proposals may address one or more Research Vectors: ML for Wireless Networks; ML for Spectrum Management; and Distributed ML over Wireless Edge Networks.
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.
State of California
Specialty Crop Multi-State Program. California Department of Food and Agriculture. Deadline: 9/1/19. Synopsis: Supports projects that solely enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops by funding collaborative, multi-state projects that address regional or national level specialty crop issues. SCMP proposals must include at least two partners located in two different states.
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
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.
California Sea Grant State Fellowship. UC San Diego. Deadline: 9/2/19. Synopsis: The program matches graduate students and recent graduates with hosts in state, federal or municipal agencies in California for a 12-month paid fellowship.
Mathias Graduate Student Research Grant Program. UC Natural Reserve System. Deadline: 9/16/19. Synopsis: Grants encourage students to establish independent research projects at reserves.
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.
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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