These summaries of selected funding opportunity announcements with upcoming deadlines are compiled from and from agency announcements.

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See COVID-19 Funding Opportunities for funding related to COVID-19.

Agriculture Department

For NIFA solicitations, see NIFA Grants.

Special Research Grants Program - Aquaculture Research. NIFA. Deadline: 4/22/20. Synopsis: The purpose is to support the development of an environmentally and economically sustainable aquaculture industry in the U.S. and generate new science-based information and innovation to address industry constraints.

Emergency Citrus Disease Research and Extension Program. NIFA. Deadline: 5/4/20. Synopsis: Soliciting proposals to develop effective tactics and strategies to control Huanglongbing (HLB) and its disease complex for financially sustainable citrus growth in the U.S.

Conservation Innovation Grants. NCRS. Deadline: 5/8/20. Synopsis: CIG projects are expected to lead to the transfer of conservation technologies, management systems, and innovative approaches to agricultural producers, into NRCS technical manuals and guides, or to the private sector.

Regional Food System Partnerships. Deadline: 5/11/20. Synopsis: Supports projects that support partnerships to plan and develop local or regional food systems.

Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP). Deadline: 5/11/20. Synopsis: Provides matching funds to explore new market opportunities and to encourage research and innovation aimed at improving the efficiency and performance of the U.S. agricultural marketing system.

Local Food Promotion Program. Deadline: 5/11/20. Synopsis: The goal of LFPP grants are to develop, coordinate and expand local and regional food business enterprises.

Farmers Market Promotion Program. Deadline: 5/11/20. Synopsis: The goals are to develop, coordinate, and expand direct producer to consumer markets to help increase access to and availability and regionally produced agricultural products.

Scientific Exchanges Initiative. Deadline: 5/29/20. Synopsis: Provides fellowships to individuals from eligible countries who specialize or have experience in agricultural education, research, extension, or other related fields.

Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program (FASLP). NIFA. Deadline: 6/4/20. Synopsis: The FASLP purpose is to increase knowledge of agriculture and improve the nutritional health of children.

Commerce Department

National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) Comprehensive Cooperative Agreement Program. Deadline: 5/8/20. Synopsis: Ssoliciting applications to establish collaborations with NIST that will advance the research of NCNR users and NIST scientists.

Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs. NIST. Deadline: 5/31/20. Synopsis: NIST is soliciting applications for financial assistance for Fiscal Year 2020.

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) K12 Cybersecurity Education Outreach Program. NIST. Deadline: 6/1/20. Synopsis: NICE includes outreach efforts to the broader cybersecurity education community at the primary and secondary school levels.

Defense Department

Acceleration of Quantum Dot Device Development (Topic 20). DARPA. Deadline: 4/17/20 for abstracts, 5/29/20 for proposals. Synopsis: Provides public notification of a research and development funding opportunity on the Polyplexus online platform.

Detecting the Presence of Artificially Intelligent Systems (Topic 21). DARPA. Deadline: 4/20/20 for abstracts, 6/4/20 for proposals. Synopsis: Provides public notification of a research and development funding opportunity on the Polyplexus online platform.

ADvanced Acclimation and Protection Tool for Environmental Readiness (ADAPTER). DARPA. Deadline: 4/29/20 for abstracts, 6/18/20 for proposals. Synopsis: This program will integrate engineered cells and biochemicals into an internal, bioelectronics carrier that the warfighter can signal, as needed, to initiate the production and release of therapies that either eliminate the principal cause of traveler’s diarrhea - pathogenic bacteria - or regulate disrupted circadian rhythms caused by jetlag or shift work schedules.

Simulation Enablement through Auto-Generation of Surrogate Models (Topic 22). DARPA. Deadline: 5/4/20 for abstracts, 6/8/20 for proposals. Synopsis: Provides public notification of a research and development funding opportunity on the Polyplexus online platform.

Air Force Fiscal Year 2021 Young Investigator Research Program (YIP). Deadline: 5/14/20 for white papers, 7/14/20 for proposals. Synopsis: Supports scientists and engineers who have either received Ph.D. or equivalent degrees post 01 April 2013.

Fiscal Year 2021 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). AFOSR, ARO, ONR. Deadline: 5/15/20. Synopsis: DURIP is designed to improve the capabilities of U.S. institutions of higher education to conduct research and to educate scientists and engineers in areas important to national defense, by providing funds for the acquisition of research equipment or instrumentation.

Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Department of Defense Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative. AFOSR, ARO, ONR. Deadline: 6/1/20 for white papers, 9/14/20 for applicationss. Synopsis: The MURI program supports basic research in science and engineering at U.S. institutions of higher education that is of potential interest to DoD.

Innovation Corps @ Department of Defense Program (I-Corps @ DoD Program). ARO. Deadline: 6/15/20. Synopsis: Soliciting applications from current/recent DoD awardees on research topics to receive mentoring and funding to accelerate the transition and commercialization of the funded research.

Education Department

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS): Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA): Rehabilitation Long-Term Training program--Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling. Deadline: 5/14/20. Synopsis: Supports projects that provide academic training in areas of personnel shortages.

OSERS-OSEP: Interdisciplinary Preparation in Special Education Early Intervention and Related Services for Personnel Serving Children with Disabilities who have High-Intensity Needs, CFDA Number 84.325K: Focus Area A, Focus Area B. Deadline: 5/29/20. Synopsis: Areas are: Preparing Personnel to Serve Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool- Age Children, and Preparing Personnel to Serve School-Age Children.

Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Statistical and Research Methodology in Education. Deadline: 7/30/20. Synopsis: Supports development of methodological and statistical tools to better enable applied education scientists to conduct rigorous education research.

Energy Department

Rapid Encapsulation of Pipelines Avoiding Intensive Replacement (REPAIR). ARPA-E. Deadline: 4/20/20. Synopsis: REPAIR seeks to develop the suite of technologies required to rehabilitate cast iron, wrought iron, and bare steel natural gas distribution pipes by developing technologies that will enable the automated construction of a new pipe inside the old pipe.

Joint FY20 Bioenergy and Advanced Manufacturing FOA BOTTLE: Bio-Optimized Technologies to keep Thermoplastics out of Landfills and the Environment. Deadline: 4/22/20 for concept papers, 6/18/20 for applications. Synopsis: This FOA will support high-impact technology research and development to enable the development of technologies that overcome the challenges associated with plastic waste.

Novel Research and Development for the Direct Capture of Carbon Dioxide from the Atmosphere. NETL. Deadline: 5/29/20. Synopsis: The program is aiming to leverage this past research in materials and systems development for application to the conditions and process requirements of Direct Air Capture.

Environmental Protection Agency

San Francisco Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund. Deadline: 4/20/20. Synopsis: EPA is soliciting applications to improve water quality and restore aquatic habitat (i.e. wetlands) in San Francisco Bay and its watersheds.

Health and Human Services Department

For more NIH funding opportunities, see Funding.

Strengthening the Impact of Community Health Workers on the HIV Care Continuum in the US (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). NINR, NIDA, NIMH. Deadline: 5/13/20. Synopsis: Supports research on the effectiveness of scalable tools, trainings, and strategies designed to strengthen the ability of community health workers to improve HIV care among people living with HIV.

NIA Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN) (U24 Clinical Trial Optional). Deadline: 5/15/20. Synopsis: The purpose is to support a network to enhance collaborations across NIA’s six centers programs.

Firearm Injury and Mortality Prevention Research (R61 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 5/15/20. Synopsis: Supports research on firearm injury and mortality prevention.

National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health) – Wave 6 (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 5/18/20. Synopsis: This FOA invites applications for the next 5-year cycle of Add Health to include a sixth wave of data collection.

Incorporating Cost Effectiveness and Societal Outcomes into FDA Opioids Model (U01) Clinical Trials Not Allowed. FDA. Deadline: 5/18/20. Synopsis: The purpose is to incorporate social outcomes and cost effectiveness into FDA’s existing model and policy analysis tool.

Toward Translation of Nanotechnology Cancer Interventions (TTNCI) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NCI. Deadline: 5/21/20. Synopsis: Supports advanced pre-clinical research, supporting translation of nanotechnology-based cancer diagnostics and therapeutics.

Patient-oriented Research to Mitigate Health Disparities and Lessen the Burden of Chronic Diseases Within the Mission of NIDDK (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). Deadline: 5/22/20. Synopsis: Supports patient-oriented clinical research studies designed to develop strategies to mitigate health disparities in people with one or more chronic diseases or conditions.

NIMH Mentoring Networks for Mental Health Research Education (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). Deadline: 5/26/20. Synopsis: This FOA will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on: Mentoring Activities.

NIMH Research Education Programs for Psychiatry Residents (R25- Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed). Deadline: 5/26/20. Synopsis: This FOA will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on: Research Experiences, Courses for Skills Development.

Biomedical Technology Development and Dissemination Center (RM1 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIGMS. Deadline: 5/26/20. Synopsis: Supports the development of technologies once their feasibility has been established and the dissemination of these technologies to the wider biomedical research community.

Silvio O. Conte Centers for Basic Neuroscience or Translational Mental Health Research (P50 Clinical Trial Optional). NIMH. Deadline: 5/27/20. Synopsis: Supports interdisciplinary basic neuroscience or translational research that demonstrates an extraordinary level of synergy, integration, and potential for advancing the state of the field.

Genomic Expert Curation Panels (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 5/27/20. Synopsis: The purpose is to establish expert panels that will select genes and genomic variants associated with diseases or conditions of high priority to participating NIH Institutes and Centers and systematically determine their clinical significance for diagnosis and treatment of these diseases or conditions.

Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1 - Clinical Trial Optional). NIGMS. Deadline: 5/27/20. Synopsis: This FOA is designed to support highly integrated research teams of three to six PDs/PIs to address ambitious and challenging research questions that are important for the mission of NIGMS and are beyond the scope of one or two investigators.

Three-Dimensional (3D) Human Biomimetics for Infectious Diseases (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 5/29/20. Synopsis: This FOA will establish Cooperative Research Centers focused on multidisciplinary research advancing and/or developing innovative in vitro human-cell- or -tissue-derived three-dimensional models for basic and translational research on infectious diseases.

Cooperative Agreement to Support FDA Land and Water Initiative (U01) Clinical Trial Not Allowed. FDA. Deadline: 6/1/20. Synopsis: Funds exploration of scientific methods related to understanding the geospatial link between foodborne pathogens in environmental water sources and to food safety.

Surgical Disparities Research (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional). NIMHD, NCI. Deadline: 6/5/20. Synopsis: Supports research focused on understanding and addressing disparities in surgical care and outcomes in minority and health disparity populations.

In-Depth Phenotyping and Research Using IMPC-Generated Knockout Mouse Strains Exhibiting Embryonic or Perinatal Lethality or Subviability (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NICHD, NIDCR, ORWH. Deadline: 6/5/20, 7/5/20. Synopsis: Encourages applications to phenotype and/or perform research on embryonic lethal knockout mouse strains being generated through the International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium.

Drug Development Science Support (U01) Clinical Trials Optional. FDA. Deadline: 6/8/20. Synopsis: Seeks applications to create new, applied scientific knowledge, tools, standards and approaches to evaluate products more effectively, predictably and efficiently.

Development of Innovative Informatics Methods and Algorithms for Cancer Research and Management (R21 Clinical Trial Optional). NCI. Deadline: 6/9/20, 11/18/20. Synopsis: Encourages applications focused on the development of novel computational, mathematical, and statistical algorithms and methods that can considerably improve acquisition, management, analysis, and dissemination of relevant data and/or knowledge.

Early-Stage Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U01 Clinical Trial Optional). NCI. Deadline: 6/9/20, 11/18/20. Synopsis: This FOA focuses on early-stage development from prototyping to hardening and adaptation.

Advanced Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U24 Clinical Trial Optional). NCI. Deadline: 6/9/20, 11/18/20. Synopsis: This FOA focuses on emerging informatics technology.

Sustained Support for Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U24 Clinical Trial Optional). NCI. Deadline: 6/9/20, 11/18/20. Synopsis: This FOA focuses on sustaining operations and improving the user experience and availability of existing, widely-adopted informatics tools and resources.

Revision Applications to Support the Application of Informatics Technology for Cancer Research (R01 Clinical Trials Optional) (U01 Clinical Trials Optional) (U24 Clinical Trials Optional). NCI. Deadline: 6/9/20, 11/18/20. Synopsis: Awards are meant to spur novel collaborations and to incentivize the adoption, adaptation, and integration of these informatics technologies in support of the appropriate research communities.

Revision Applications to Support the Application of Informatics Technology for Cancer Research (U01 Clinical Trials Optional). NCI. Deadline: 6/9/20, 11/18/20. Synopsis: Encourages revision applications from currently funded NCI U01 research projects.

Rational Design of Vaccines Against Hepatitis C Virus (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed. NIAID. Deadline: 6/15/20. Synopsis: Supports novel strategies for the rational design of vaccines, to assess the vaccines for their ability to induce protective immune responses, and to select candidates for preclinical development and clinical testing.

Glial Plasticity in the Aging Brain (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 6/17/20. Synopsis: Supports research addressing understanding of how glial subpopulations could contribute to vulnerability and resilience to brain aging.

Mechanisms of Rejuvenation and Age-Acceleration in Heterochronic Blood Exchange (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 6/17/20. Synopsis: Supports research on aspects of rejuvenation and accelerated aging observed specifically in heterochronic blood exchange experiments.

Resource Networks for Protein Polymorphisms in Alzheimer’s Disease and its Related Dementias (AD/ADRD) (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 6/17/20. Synopsis: Invites U24 applications aiming to establish several mis-folded protein polymorphisms resource networks in the area of Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease-related dementias.

National Alzheimer’s Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 6/17/20. Synopsis: This FOA invites applications for a National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center.

Prodromal α-Synucleinopathies Consortium (PαSS) (U19 Clinical Trial Optional). NIA, NINDS. Deadline: 6/17/20. Synopsis: Invites applications to develop a multisite, longitudinal, prospective study of idiopathic REM sleep behavior disorder as a prodromal phase of α-synuclein neurodegenerative disorders.

Urological Epidemiology (UroEpi) Institutional Research Career Development Program [K12-Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed]. NIDDK. Deadline: 6/18/20. Synopsis: Invites K12 applications in the area of epidemiology of benign urological conditions.

Revolutionizing Innovative, Visionary Environmental Health Research (RIVER) (R35 Clinical Trial Optional). NIEHS. Deadline: 6/18/20. Synopsis: Supports outstanding investigators in the Environmental Health Sciences, to combine their existing research into a single award to support the majority of their independent environmental health sciences research program.

Training Modules to Enhance the Rigor, Reproducibility and Responsible Conduct of Biomedical Data Science Research (R25 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 6/19/20. Synopsis: Supports the development of exportable training modules designed to enhance the rigor, reproducibility, and responsible conduct of biomedical and behavioral data science research.

Multidisciplinary Studies to Improve Understanding of Influenza Transmission (U19 Clinical Trial Optional). NIAID. Deadline: 6/23/20. Synopsis: Supports collaborative, multidisciplinary research to comprehensively investigate the dynamics and drivers of influenza transmission between humans.

Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Methods and Analysis for Populations of Diverse Ancestry – Study Sites (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NHGRI, NCI. Deadline: 6/23/20. Synopsis: The goal is to establish Study Sites to collaboratively generate and refine PRS for populations of diverse ancestry by integrating existing datasets with genomic and phenotype data.

Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Methods and Analysis for Populations of Diverse Ancestry – Coordinating Center (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NHGRI. Deadline: 6/23/20. Synopsis: The goal is to establish a Coordinating Center.

NHGRI Technology Development Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). Deadline: 6/24/20. Synopsis: Encourages applications for the establishment of a Technology Development Coordinating Center for the National Human Genome Research Institute.

Novel Synthetic Nucleic Acid Technology Development (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NHGRI. Deadline: 6/24/20. Synopsis: Solicits grant applications to develop novel technologies that will enable substantive improvement in synthetic nucleic acids.

Special Topic Research Education Course: Exploring Auditory and Vestibular Biology (R25 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDCD. Deadline: 6/26/20. Synopsis: This FOA will support creative educational activities.

Molecular Mechanisms of Combination Adjuvants (MMCA) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 6/29/20. Synopsis: Solicits applications that propose studies of the mechanism of action of a combination of two or more vaccine adjuvants.

Partnerships for Countermeasures against Select Pathogens (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 6/29/20. Synopsis: Supports projects focused on preclinical development of lead candidate therapeutics, vaccines and related countermeasures against select NIAID Emerging Infectious Diseases/Pathogens.

Alzheimer’s Disease Sequencing Project Functional Genomics Consortium (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIA. Deadline: 7/1/20. Synopsis: Supports concerted efforts that take a multipronged, team-science strategy and apply high-throughput, genome-wide approaches.

Partnerships for the Development of Universal Influenza Vaccines (R21/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 7/2/20. Synopsis: Supports development of promising universal influenza vaccine candidates that protect against both influenza A and B viruses.

Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award in Tobacco Regulatory Research (K01 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH, FDA. Deadline: 7/8/20. Synopsis: Provides support and protected time for an intensive, supervised career development experience in biomedical, behavioral, and social science research that will inform the development and evaluation of regulations on tobacco product manufacturing, distribution, and marketing and that will lead to research independence.

Pathway to Independence Award in Tobacco Regulatory Research (K99/R00 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH, FDA. Deadline: 7/8/20. Synopsis: Designed to facilitate a timely transition of postdoctoral researchers with a research and/or clinical doctorate degree from mentored, postdoctoral research positions to independent, tenure-track or equivalent faculty positions.

Defining Lineage Plasticity and Endogenous Regeneration Capacity of Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Tissues (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDCR. Deadline: 7/8/20. Synopsis: Encourage studies that will interrogate the capacity of cells to acquire developmental plasticity to undergo lineage reprogramming in vivo response to injury and other types of environmental stress, and to generate functionally-competent cells of alternative lineage(s).

Exploring the Mechanisms Underlying Modulation of Glymphatic-Lymphatic Systems by Complementary and Integrative Health Approaches (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (R21 Clinical Trial Optional). NCCIH, NIDCR. Deadline: 7/9/20. Synopsis: Encourages research that explores the impact of and the mechanisms by which complementary and integrative health approaches regulate the activities of glymphatic/lymphatic systems.

Exploiting In Vivo or In Situ Imaging Approaches to Understand HIV-Relevant Processes in the Context of Substance Use Disorders (R61/R33 Clinical Trials Optional). NIDA. Deadline: 7/14/20. Synopsis: Applicants may propose primate or human studies to investigate blood, lymphoid, or brain tissues.

BRAIN Initiative: Exploratory Team-Research BRAIN Circuit Programs - eTeamBCP (U01 Clinical Trials Optional). NIH. Deadline: 7/14/20. Synopsis: Supports teams of investigators that seek to cross boundaries of interdisciplinary collaboration to elucidate the contributions of dynamic circuit activity to a specific behavioral or neural system.

Mechanisms and Consequences of Sleep Disparities in the U.S. (R01 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 7/14/20. Synopsis: Promotes research to understand the underlying mechanisms of sleep deficiencies among U.S. populations that experience health disparities and how sleep deficiencies may lead to disparities in health outcomes.

Exploring the Roles of Biomolecular Condensates (BMCs) in HIV Replication, Latency, or Pathogenesis in the Context of Substance Use Disorders (R21/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDA. Deadline: 7/20/20. Synopsis: Supports research projects exploring the roles of BMCs and their regulators in processes relevant to HIV/SIV infection, replication, latency, or pathogenesis in the context of substance use disorders.

Kidney Technology Development Research Education Program (R25 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIDDK. Deadline: 7/22/20. Synopsis: This FOA encourages applications from institutions that propose to establish research experiences in kidney technology development.

Research Education Program Grants for CryoEM and CryoET Curriculum Development (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIH. Deadline: 7/24/20. Synopsis: Supports creative educational activities with a primary focus on Curriculum or Methods Development in cryoelectron microscopy and cryoelectron tomography for structural and cell biology research.

National Cooperative Drug/Device Discovery/Development Groups (NCDDG) for the Treatment of Mental or Substance Use Disorders or Alcohol Disorder (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) (U19 Clinical Trial Optional). NIMH, NIAAA, NIDA. Deadline: 7/27/20. Synopsis: The purpose is to accelerate innovative drug and device therapies translation from discovery to early human studies.

Advancing Vaccine Science to Improve Tuberculosis Treatment Outcomes for People Living With or Without HIV (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 7/28/20. Synopsis: Supports research to develop therapeutic vaccine strategies to improve treatment outcomes of active tuberculosis in the presence or absence of HIV co-infection.

Harnessing Natural Killer (NK) Cells to Prevent, Control, or Eradicate HIV (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID, NIMH. Deadline: 7/28/20. Synopsis: Supports research to improve the understanding of the effector or immunoregulatory potentials of NK cells for HIV prevention, control and/or eradication.

Engineering Immunity to HIV-1 Through Next Generation Vaccines (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 7/28/20. Synopsis: The objective is to pair Bioengineers and Immunologists to leverage emerging innovative knowledge in physical and computational sciences for the design and development of an HIV-1 vaccine.

Long Acting Treatments for HIV and HIV-Associated Co-Infections (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 7/28/20. Synopsis: Applications are sought that lead to new effective therapies for administration once per month or less frequently as oral, injectable, implantable, or transdermal products.

Innovation for HIV Vaccine Discovery (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NIAID. Deadline: 7/28/20. Synopsis: Supports high risk, high impact, early discovery research on vaccine approaches to prevent acquisition of or ongoing infection by HIV.

Genomic Predictors of Pregnancy Loss (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed). NICHD, NHGRI. Deadline: 7/30/20. Synopsis: Supports studies which utilize emerging genomic technologies to identify variants which predict risk for pregnancy loss in subsequent pregnancies beyond standard karyotype approaches.

Child Health Research Career Development Award (CHRCDA) Program [K12 Clinical Trials Not Allowed]. NICHD. Deadline: 7/30/20. Synopsis: Support programs of mentored institutional career development programs for junior faculty investigators who have recently completed postgraduate clinical training in a subspecialty area of Pediatrics.

Research to Reduce Morbidity and Improve Care for Pediatric, and Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Survivors (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (R21 Clinical Trial Optional). NCI. Deadline: 7/31/20. Synopsis: Supports research focused on improving care and health-related quality of life for childhood, and adolescent and young adult cancer survivors.

Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network (BPN): Small Molecule Drug Discovery and Development of Disorders of the Nervous System (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional). NIH. Deadline: 8/11/20, 9/7/20 for AIDS. Synopsis: Invites applications from neuroscience investigators seeking support to advance their small molecule drug discovery and development projects into the clinic.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

For more NASA solicitations, see NSPIRES.

ROSES 2020: Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences. Deadline: Varies, through 4/14/21. 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: Conferences and Other Training Events for the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). Deadline: 5/15/20. Synopsis: The Ocean Sciences Division encourages proposals to conduct workshops, conferences or other training events that will support members of the ocean sciences community.

Dear Colleague Letter: Research Collaboration Opportunity in Europe for NSF Awardees. Deadline: 5/15/20. Synopsis: This letter invites current NSF grantees to submit supplemental funding requests for research visits to any identified, appropriate ERC-funded European research group.

Dear Colleague Letter: Geoscience Opportunities for Leadership in Diversity - Expanding the Network (GOLD-EN). Deadline: 5/18/20. Synopsis: Supports requests to expand the reach of current GOLD efforts, bring to scale related diversity activities in the geosciences, or develop unique approaches for greater inclusion in the geoscience education and research community.

Signals in the Soil (SitS). NSF, USDA NIFA. Deadline: 5/20/20. Synopsis: Encourages convergent research that transforms existing capabilities in understanding dynamic soil processes, including soil formation, through advances in sensor systems and modeling.

Multimodal Sensor Systems for Precision Health Enabled by Data Harnessing, Artificial Intelligence, and Learning (SenSE). Deadline: 6/8/20. Synopsis: Seeks research on novel concepts, innovative methodologies, theory, algorithms, and enabling technologies that will address the fundamental scientific issues and technological challenges associated with precision health.

Spectrum Innovation Initiative: National Center for Wireless Spectrum Research (SII-Center). Deadline: 6/12/20 for planning grant proposals. Synopsis: The establishment of an SII-Center will have a transformational impact on wireless spectrum research by serving as a connecting point for the biggest and most challenging questions in spectrum management that the nation is facing.

Expeditions in Computing (Expeditions). Deadline: 6/16/20 for preliminary proposals. Synopsis: Supports ambitious, fundamental research agendas that promises to define the future of computing and information.

Disrupting Operations of Illicit Supply Networks (D-ISN). Deadline: 7/1/20. Synopsis: Supports research to inform the economy, security, and resilience of the Nation and the world in responding to the global threat posed by illicit supply networks.

Civic Innovation Challenge. Deadline: 7/1/20. Synopsis: CIVIC aims to accelerate the impact of Smart and Connected Communities research, and deepen cooperation and information sharing across sectors and regions.

Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER). Deadline: 7/27/20. Synopsis: Supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.

Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program (HEGS). Deadline: 8/18/20. Synopsis: Supports basic scientific research about the nature, causes, and/or consequences of the spatial distribution of human activity and/or environmental processes across a range of scales.

Gen-4 Engineering Research Centers (ERC). Deadline: 9/2/20 for letters of intent, 10/2/20 for preliminary proposals. Synopsis: The ERC program supports convergent research that will lead to strong societal impact.

State of California

Environmental Justice Small Grants. California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA). Deadline: 4/17/20. Synopsis: Provides funding to address environmental justice issues in areas disproportionately affected by environmental pollution and hazards.

University of California

Quickstart Program. California Breast Cancer Research Program, UCOP. Deadline: 4/17/20. Synopsis: QuickStart is a three-month program that supports community-academic teams in conducting community-partnered participatory research related to breast cancer and tobacco related disease.

UC Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives. UCOP. Deadline: 4/22/20 for letters of intent, 8/6/20 for proposals. Synopsis: Supports innovative multicampus research collaborations that strengthen UC’s position as a leading public research university. Proposals require collaboration among at least three UC campuses to pursue pioneering research in thematic, multidisciplinary, or inter-disciplinary areas.

Grants Programs. University of California Firearm Violence Research Center (UCFC), UC Davis. Deadline: 5/1/20. Synopsis: Seeking proposals for research to explore the causes of firearm violence and evaluate strategies and interventions to reduce firearm violence.

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.

Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) Mackay California-Pacific Rim Tobacco Policy Scholar Award. UCOP. Deadline: Open. Synopsis: The aim is to foster scientifically informed, evidence-based tobacco control policy and practice in California and the Pacific Rim region by building leadership and cross-regional partnerships among mid-career researchers.

Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) Scientific Conference Award. UCOP. Deadline: Open. Synopsis: Supports scientific conferences that will disseminate TRDRP-funded research and convene TRDRP investigators and colleagues from different disciplines.

Nonprofit and Other Agencies

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