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: Search Grants. 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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For NIFA solicitations, see NIFA Grants.
Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program. NIFA. Deadline: 1/31/22. Synopsis: Goals include increasing the capacity for food, garden, and nutrition education within host organizations or entities while fostering higher levels of community engagement.
Children, Youth, and Families at Risk Sustainable Community Projects. NIFA. Deadline: 2/20/22. Synopsis: Supports projects to improve the quality and quantity of comprehensive community-based programs for at-risk children, youth, and families supported by the Cooperative Extension System.
Risk Management Education Partnership Program. Deadline: 3/11/22. Synopsis: The purpose is to deliver crop insurance education and risk management training to U.S. agricultural producers.
Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP); RCPP Alternative Funding Arrangements. NCRS. Deadline: 4/13/22. Synopsis: Promotes coordination of NRCS conservation activities with partners that expand ability to address on-farm, watershed, and regional natural resource concerns.
Proposed Cooperative Institute for Earth System Research and Data Science. NOAA. Deadline: 1/24/22. Synopsis: The CI’s research will leverage its expertise in climate processing and modeling, atmospheric processes, geophysics, advanced information systems, earth system modeling, and space weather to expand our understanding of the entire earth system.
Precision Measurement Grant Program (PMGP). Deadline: 2/4/22. Synopsis: Supports research in the field of fundamental measurement or the determination of fundamental constants.
NWS Office of Science and Technology Integration: Unified Forecast System. Deadline: 2/7/22. Synopsis: Soliciting research proposals to support NOAA’s development of the community-based and comprehensive coupled modeling system, the Unified Forecast System.
2022 NOAA California Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program. Deadline: 2/18/22. Synopsis: Funds locally relevant, authentic experiential learning for K-12 audiences through Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences.
NOAA Ocean Acidification Program Education Mini-Grant Program. Deadline: 2/18/22. Synopsis: Supports coastal and ocean acidification education programs.
National Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program. NOAA. Deadline: 2/20/22 for preproposals, 4/4/22 for proposals. Synopsis: Supports development of technological solutions and changes in fishing practices designed to minimize bycatch of fish and protected species and to reduce impacts to invertebrates.
FY2022 NOAA Ruth Gates Coral Restoration Innovation Grant Program. Deadline: 2/23/21. Synopsis: Supports the science needed to incorporate resilient corals into restoration activities and to enhance the efficiency of sexual coral restoration.
Environmental Protection Agency
Water Quality Benefits. Deadline: 1/26/22. Synopsis: Supports research that will address how measurable attributes of water quality improvements can be valued, either directly or through indicators.
Health and Human Services Department
For more NIH funding opportunities, see Funding.
NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed); NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00 - Independent Clinical Trial Required); NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00 - Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required). Deadline: 2/28/22. Synopsis: The objective is to facilitate a transition from mentored, postdoctoral research positions to independent tenure-track (or equivalent) faculty positions.
NIH HEAL Initiative: Preventing Opioid Misuse and Co-Occurring Conditions by Intervening on Social Determinants (R01 Clinical Trials Optional). Deadline: 3/2/22. Synopsis: Supports studies designed to develop and test multi-level interventions to prevent opioid misuse, opioid use disorder, and co-occurring conditions by intervening on social determinants of health.
Understanding the Role of Bilingualism in Cognitive Reserve/Resilience in Aging and AD/ADRD (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIA.Deadline: 3/3/22. Synopsis: Supports research studying the role of bilingualism as it relates to cognitive reserve/resilience in healthy aging and in Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease-related dementias.
Cell-Specific Impact of Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation in Aging and AD/ADRD (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 3/3/22. Synopsis: Supports research to identify cell-specific mechanisms in biomolecular condensate formation and function.
Understanding Place-Based Health Inequalities in Mid-Life (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 3/3/22. Synopsis: Supports research that uncovers potential modifiable explanations about how “places” are related to morbidity and mortality among middle-aged adults in order to inform policy responses to address poor mid-life health and health disparities.
Resources to Promote Coordination and Collaboration across Deeply Phenotyped Longitudinal Behavioral and Social Studies of Aging (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 3/3/22. Synopsis: Invites applications to establish a Resource Development Network.
Supporting Talented Early Career Researchers in Genomics (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NHGRI. Deadline: 3/4/22. Synopsis: Supports research projects by Early Stage Investigators with a long-term career interest in pursuing innovative research in genomics.
Ocular Surface Innervation from Cell Types to Circuit Functions (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NEI. Deadline: 3/7/22. Synopsis: Supports collaborative projects to comprehensively delineate ocular surface innervation.
Maintaining and Enriching Environmental Epidemiology Cohorts to Support Scientific and Workforce Diversity (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIEHS. Deadline: 3/8/22. Synopsis: Solicits applications that propose to support the maintenance and resource infrastructure enrichment of existing EECs and to enrich data management and data sharing activities.
HEAL Initiative: Data and Methods to Address Urgent Needs to Stem the Opioid Epidemic (R01- Clinical Trial Not Allowed); HEAL Initiative: Exploratory Data and Methods to Address Urgent Needs to Stem the Opioid Epidemic (R21- Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 3/10/22. Synopsis: The purpose is to develop new methods, approaches, and/or tools to apply to existing data streams.
HEAL Initiative: Planning Grants for Efficacy or Effectiveness Trials of Recovery Support Services for Individuals Treated with Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (R34 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 3/10/22. Synopsis: Supports pilot and preliminary research to prepare for rigorous clinical efficacy or effectiveness trials.
HEAL Initiative: Harm Reduction Policies, Practices, and Modes of Delivery for Persons with Substance Use Disorders: Coordination Center (R24 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 3/10/22. Synopsis: Seeks applications for a single Coordination Center.
HEAL Initiative: Harm Reduction Policies, Practices, and Modes of Delivery for Persons with Substance Use Disorders (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 3/10/22. Synopsis: This FOA runs in parallel with a companion FOA that seeks applications for a Coordination Center.
HEAL Initiative: Research Networks for the Study of Recovery Support Services for Persons Treated with Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (R24 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 3/10/22. Synopsis: Supports projects providing infrastructure support to advance the development of efficacy and/or effectiveness research on recovery support services.
HEAL Initiative: Understanding Polysubstance Use and Improving Service Delivery to Address Polysubstance Use (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 3/10/22. Synopsis: Supports projects that will address polysubstance use involving opioids and stimulants.
HEAL Initiative: Pilot & Feasibility Trials to Improve Prevention and Treatment Service Delivery for Polysubstance Use (R34 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 3/10/22. Synopsis: Supports research in preparation for larger-scale services research effectiveness trials.
HEAL Initiative: HEAL Data2Action Modeling and Economic Resource Center (U24 Clinical Trial Optional). NIDA, NIAMS, NCCIH. Deadline: 3/10/22. Synopsis: Seeks applications for one center to support the HD2A Innovation Projects.
HEAL Initiative: HEAL Data2Action Innovation Projects (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional). NIDA, NCCIH. Deadline: 3/10/22. Synopsis: Supports local efforts to improve utilization of data to drive prediction and real-time proactive responses to the overdose crisis.
HEAL Initiative: HEAL Data2Action (HD2A) Data Infrastructure Support Center (U24 Clinical Trial Optional). NIDA, NIAMS, NCCIH. Deadline: 3/10/22. Synopsis: Seeks applications for one center to provide support for the HEAL D2A Innovation Projects.
Clinical Relevance of the Linkage between Environmental Toxicant Exposures and Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NINDS, NIA. Deadline: 3/11/22. Synopsis: Supports research focused on potential interactions of environmental toxins with genetic and non-genetic molecular targets known to influence AD/ADRD.
Research on Current Topics in Alzheimer's Disease and Its Related Dementias (R01 Clinical Trial Optional); Research on Current Topics in Alzheimer's Disease and Its Related Dementias (R21 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 3/11/22. Synopsis: Priority topics will be announced through a series of Notices published subsequent to the FOAs.
Stroke Preclinical Assessment Network (SPAN) to Support Translational Studies for Acute Cerebroprotection - Testing Laboratories (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NINDS. Deadline: 3/14/22. Synopsis: This FOA only solicits applications for SPAN testing laboratories.
Limited Competition: Stroke Preclinical Assessment Network (SPAN) to Support Translational Studies for Acute Cerebroprotection - Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NINDS. Deadline: 3/14/22. Synopsis: Invites applications for the Coordinating Center.
Stroke Preclinical Assessment Network (SPAN) to Support Translational Studies For Acute Cerebroprotection- Interventions (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NINDS. Deadline: 3/14/22. Synopsis: Supports research projects to test promising cerebrovascular interventions in the SPAN.
Data Harmonization, Curation and Secondary Analysis of Existing Clinical Datasets (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NINDS. Deadline: 3/15/22. Synopsis: Supports secondary data analysis, using existing datasets from two or more multi-site clinical research projects.
Social disconnection and Suicide Risk in Late Life (R01 Clinical Trial Optional); Social disconnection and Suicide Risk in Late Life (R21 Clinical Trial Optional). NIMH, NIA. Deadline: 3/15/22. Synopsis: Supports research that addresses the link between social disconnection in late-life and late-life suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
RePORT International Coordinating Center (RICC) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 3/17/22. Synopsis: Solicits applications for a Regional Prospective Observational Research in Tuberculosis International Coordinating Center for the national RePORT networks.
Analysis, Technology, Leadership, Administration and Science (ATLAS) Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDDK. Deadline: 3/24/22. Synopsis: Supports the creation of an ATLAS Center to build the ‘go-to’ open-access resource for the research community of mouse and human renal and genitourinary development and disease.
Fostering Research With Additional Resources and Development (FORWARD) Urology Centers (P20 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDDK. Deadline: 3/24/22. Synopsis: Supports a Research Project designed and conducted by a collaborative, multidisciplinary team comprising junior investigators and/or researchers new to the field of benign urologic research.
HEAL Initiative: National K12 Clinical Pain Career Development Program (K12 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 32/24/22. Synopsis: Supports early-career pain management researchers.
HEAL Initiative: Coordinating Center for National Pain Scientists Career Development (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 32/24/22. Synopsis: Invites applications for the CCNPS.
HEAL Initiative: HEAL Data2Action Research Adoption Support Center (U2C Clinical Trial Optional). NIDA, NIAMS, NCCIH. Deadline: 3/25/22. Synopsis: Seeks applications for one center to provide coordination and implementation support for the HEAL D2A Innovation Projects.
Physician Scientist Transition to Independence in Blood Science Research (R00 - Clinical Trial Optional). NHLBI. Deadline: 3/28/22. Synopsis: Offers the opportunity for current awardees to apply for the independent phase of the program.
Promoting Reproductive Health for Adolescents and Adults with Disabilities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NICHD, ORWH. Deadline: 3/30/22. Synopsis: Invites applications that address gaps in our understanding of best practices for promoting reproductive health across the transition from adolescence to adulthood for persons with disabilities.
Elucidating the Role of Nutrition in Care and Development of Preterm Infants (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NICHD. Deadline: 3/30/22. Synopsis: Invites applications that address priority gaps in understanding the role of nutrition in the care and development of preterm infants.
Child Health Research Career Development Award (CHRCDA) Program (K12 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NICHD. Deadline: 3/30/22. Synopsis: Provides junior faculty pediatricians with experience in state of the art research in an academic setting to stimulate pediatric research over a variety of disciplines.
U.S. and Low- and Middle-Income Country (LMIC) HIV-Associated Malignancy Research Centers (U54 Clinical Trial Optional). NCI, FIC. Deadline: 3/30/22. Synopsis: Supports research on HIV-associated cancers in LMICs through partnerships between investigators in the U.S. and in LMICs.
Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (ATN) Scientific Leadership Center (UM2 Clinical Trial Optional); Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (ATN) Operations and Collaborations Center (UM2 Clinical Trial Optional). NICHD, NIDA, NIMH. Deadline: 3/31/22. Synopsis: Invites applications to participate in a research program cooperative agreement to support the ATN.
PBPK Modeling to Support an Assessment of Bioequivalence for Locally-Acting Drugs in the Gastrointestinal Tract (U01) Clinical Trial Optional. FDA. Deadline: 3/31/22. Synopsis: Supports research to expand the utility of oral PBPK models to predict local drug exposure in the gastrointestinal tract.
Deconstruction of data and standards to support harmonization and interoperability with real world data for clinical research and regulatory submissions. (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). FDA. Deadline: 3/31/22. Synopsis: Aimed at defining the elemental components of RWD.
In Vitro Based Approaches to Evaluate the Bioequivalence of Prospective Generic Rectal and Vaginal Products (U01) Clinical Trial Not Allowed. FDA. Deadline: 3/31/22. Synopsis: A specific emphasis involves the development of biorelevant performance tests as a component of product characterization-based BE approaches.
Research to Support the Development of Alternatives to Antimicrobials for Use in Food-Producing Animals (U01) Clinical Trial Not Allowed. FDA. Deadline: 4/1/22. Synopsis: Supports studies that identify the most common drivers for antimicrobial use in animal agriculture and identify potential alternatives to antimicrobials that may reduce the need for antimicrobial use.
HEAL Initiative: Restoring Joint Health and Function to Reduce Pain Consortium (RE-JOIN) (UC2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 4/11/22. Synopsis: Solicits applications from interdisciplinary teams that will cooperatively form the Consortium.
Innovative Biospecimen Science Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R61 Clinical Trial Not Allowed); Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Biospecimen Science Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NCI. Deadline: 4/22/22. Synopsis: Supports the development of highly innovative technologies capable of maximizing or otherwise interrogating the quality and utility of biological samples used for downstream analyses.
Innovative Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R61 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NCI. Deadline: 4/22/22. Synopsis: Supports research on the early-stage development of highly innovative technologies offering novel molecular or cellular analysis capabilities for basic or clinical cancer research.
Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NCI. Deadline: 4/22/22. Synopsis: Supports research on further development and validation of emerging technologies offering novel capabilities for targeting, probing, or assessing molecular and cellular features of cancer biology for basic or clinical cancer research.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
For more NASA solicitations, see NSPIRES.
ROSES 2021: Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences. Deadline: Varies, through 4/28/22. 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 funding opportunities, see the NSF Funding Search.
Organismal Response to Climate Change (ORCC). Deadline: 3/1/22. Synopsis: Calls for proposals that integrate the study of genomic, physiological, structural, developmental, neural, or behavioral mechanisms of ORCC with eco-evolutionary approaches to better manage the effects of a rapidly changing climate on earth’s living systems.
Understanding the Rules of Life: Emergent Networks (URoL:EN). Deadline: 3/1/22. Synopsis: Aims to develop a predictive understanding of how key properties of living systems emerge from interactions of factors and how emerging networks of systems respond to or influence evolving environments.
Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier: Core Research (FW-HTF). Deadline: 3/2/22. Synopsis: Proposals should describe multi-disciplinary or convergent research that addresses technological, human, and societal dimensions of future work.
Addressing Systems Challenges through Engineering Teams (ASCENT). Deadline 3/2/22 for preliminary proposals, 5/31/22 for proposals. Synopsis: Encourages robust collaborations among the devices, circuits, algorithms, systems, and networks research communities to develop innovative projects.
NSF/CASIS Collaboration on Tissue Engineering and Mechanobiology on the International Space Station to Benefit Life on Earth. Deadline: 3/8/22. Synopsis: Supports research projects in the general fields of tissue engineering and mechanobiology that can utilize the ISS National Lab.
Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER). Deadline: 3/23/22. Synopsis: Addresses ecological questions that cannot be resolved with short-term observations or experiments
Biodiversity on a Changing Planet (BoCP). Deadline: 3/25/22. Synopsis: Supports projects addressing grand challenges in biodiversity science within the context of unprecedented environmental change.
EHR Core Research: Building Capacity in STEM Education Research. Deadline: 3/39/22. Synopsis: Supports projects that build investigators’ capacity to carry out high-quality STEM education research.
Geospace Environment Modeling (GEM). Deadline: 3/30/22. Synopsis: Supports research investigating the physics of the Earth’s magnetosphere and the coupling of the magnetosphere to the atmosphere and to the solar wind.
Accelerating Innovations in Biomanufacturing Approaches through Collaboration Between NSF and the DOE BETO funded Agile BioFoundry (NSF-DOE/ABF Collaboration). Deadline: 4/4/22. Synopsis: Proposals must leverage the DBTL capabilities available at the ABF to translate advances in synthetic biology and engineering biology basic research into testable prototype processes and products.
Findable Accessible Interoperable Reusable Open Science Research Coordination Networks (FAIROS RCN). Deadline: 4/12/22. Synopsis: Fosters improvements in scientific communities focusing on FAIR guiding principles and Open Science best practices.
Signals in the Soil. NSF, USDA. Deadline: 4/14/22. Synopsis: Supports research that transforms existing capabilities in understanding dynamic soil processes.
Encouraging Research on Open Knowledge Networks. Deadline: 4/15/22. Synopsis: Invites proposals that contribute to open knowledge network research and practice.
Dear Colleague Letter: Opportunities for Research and Education in the Critical-Zone (ORE-CZ). Deadline: 4/30/22. Synopsis: Intended to enable other investigators to develop complementary approaches to answer fundamental questions concerning Critical-Zone function.
State of California
Pierce’s Disease and Glassywinged Sharpshooter Board Research and Outreach Program. California Department of Food and Agriculture. Deadline: 1/31/22. Synopsis: Supports research and outreach projects on serious pests and diseases of winegrapes.
University of California
QuickStart Program. California Breast Cancer Research Program, UCOP. Deadline: 1/14/22, 4/18/22. Synopsis: QuickStart is a three-month program that supports community-academic teams in conducting community-partnered participatory research related to breast cancer.
Visiting Professor Program. Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, UCSF. Deadline: 1/19/22. Synopsis: Assists investigators already conducting HIV-prevention research with minority communities in the United States.
NOAA Coastal Management & Digital Coast Fellowships. California Sea Grant, UCSD. Deadline: 1/21/22. Synopsis: Fellows work for two years with state coastal resource agencies. These opportunities provide provide on-the-job education and training for postgraduate students.
Faculty Seed Grants. Cancer Research Coordinating Committee, UCOP. Deadline: 1/25/22 for letters of intent, 3/31/22 for proposals. Synopsis: CRCC is a systemwide, faculty-directed cancer research program that provides one-year seed grants for topics in any discipline that address any aspect of cancer, including its origins, prevention and cure.
2022 NMFS-Sea Grant Fellowship in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics. California Sea Grant, UCSD. Deadline: 1/27/22. Synopsis: Fellowships are aimed at training the next generation of specialized experts in fisheries management.
Postdoctoral Fellowships. UCLA Center for Seventeenth- & Eighteenth-Century Studies. Deadline: 2/1/22. Synopsis: Promotes the participation of junior scholars in the Center’s yearlong core program.
John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. California Sea Grant, UCSD. Deadline: 2/18/22. Synopsis: Matches graduate students with hosts in the legislative and executive branches of government located in the Washington, D.C. area for a one-year paid fellowship.
Grants. UC Humanities Research Institute. Deadline: 2/22/22. Synopsis: UCHRI primarily funds UC faculty and graduate students who participate in innovative research and projects that engage a variety of disciplines and stakeholders.
Western Integrated Pest Management Center Request for Applications - Ongoing Special Issues. UC Davis. Deadline: Open. Synopsis: The Western IPM Center announces the availability of funds and requests proposals to address special issues in the West – specifically time-sensitive issues that cannot wait until the next regular RFA period.
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.
Scientific Conference Award. Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program. Deadline: Open. Synopsis: Supports in-person scientific conferences that will disseminate TRDRP-funded research and convene TRDRP investigators and colleagues from different disciplines.
Mackay California-Pacific Rim Tobacco Policy Scholar Award. Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program. 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.
Nonprofit and Other Agencies
For funding opportunities from nonprofit and other agencies, please use the Pivot database to search or browse program announcements.