Research Funding Alerts and Announcements

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CTRU Seed Grant Program Friday, April 19, 2019- Competitive seed grant funds, enabled by the AU/UGA Medical Partnership, are available up to $40,000 to support pilot studies based in the Clinical and Translational Research Unit.
Limited Submission: Developmental Centers for AIDS Research (P30) Thursday, April 18, 2019- The purpose of this FOA is to invite applications for the Developmental Centers for AIDS Research (D-CFAR) program to provide administrative and shared research support to enhance HIV/AIDS research. D-CFARs provide core facilities, expertise, resources, and services not readily obtained otherwise through more traditional funding mechanisms. Additionally, D-CFARs provide support to assist investigators in the development of a competitive standard CFAR.
RW Johnson Foundation: Equity-Focused Policy Research Thursday, April 18, 2019- The purpose of this funding opportunity is to support action-oriented research that advances health equity, builds the knowledge base, and informs policymaking on income supports for low-income families.
Limited Submission: Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Education and Workforce Development Thursday, April 18, 2019- The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) is America’s flagship competitive grants program that provides funding for fundamental and applied research, education, and extension projects in the food and agricultural sciences.
RW Johnson Foundation: Understanding and Supporting Anchor Businesses to Build a Culture of Health Wednesday, April 17, 2019- Funded studies are expected to include rigorous research that will inform the business case for why and how more companies serve as anchor institutions in their immediate surrounding geographies.
USDA NIFA: Supplemental and Alternative Crops (SAC) Wednesday, April 17, 2019- The goal of the SAC program is to increase crop production and/or acreage by developing and testing of superior germplasm, improving methods of planting, cultivation, and harvesting, and transferring new knowledge to producers.
USDA NIFA: Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program (RHSE) Wednesday, April 17, 2019- The RHSE program proposals are expected to be community-based, outreach education programs, such as those conducted through Human Science extension outreach.
USDA NIFA: New Technologies for Ag Extension (NTAE) Wednesday, April 17, 2019- This FOA provides funding for a cooperative agreement that contributes to “Enhancing Electronic Extension (E3)" a national web-based information and education delivery system.
USDA NIFA: Veterinary Services Grant Program Wednesday, April 17, 2019- The program supports education and extension activities and practice enhancement initiatives that will enable veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary technicians and veterinary technician students to gain specialized skills and provide practices with additional resources needed to more effectively mitigate veterinary service shortages in the U.S.
USDA NIFA: Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) Monday, April 15, 2019- The Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program provides funds which support education, mentoring, and technical assistance initiatives for beginning farmers and ranchers.
Administration for Community Living: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Family Support Monday, April 15, 2019- The purpose of this RRTC is to conduct research, training, technical assistance, and related activities to contribute to effective support of family caregivers of people with disabilities.
NIH: Accelerating Medicine Partnership in Parkinson’s disease (AMP PD) unbiased proteomics biofluid analysis (U01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Monday, April 15, 2019- The purpose of the FOA is to support unbiased proteomics analysis of matched longitudinal CSF and plasma samples from Accelerating Medicine Partnership in Parkinson's disease (AMP PD) cohorts.
FDA: Convener and organizer of activities and engagements focused on the development of medical products and related processes, surveillance, and policies relevant to ongoing public health activities. (U01) Clinical Trial Not Allowed Monday, April 15, 2019- The FDA intends to solicit grant applications from independent institutions/ organizations to support meetings that explore and address issues related to medical products, policy, and surveillance methods and systems.
DOE: Traineeship in Accelerator Science & Engineering Monday, April 15, 2019- This FOA provides support to programs that will educate and train scientists and engineers capable of performing future research in fields related to the Department of Energy's mission.
Limited Submission: A National Training and Technical Assistance Initiative to Improve Law Enforcement-Based Responses to People with Mental Health Disorders and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Thursday, April 11, 2019- Through this solicitation, BJA seeks a provider to operate a National Training and Technical Assistance Center (National TTA Center) that will assist and guide states, tribes and local governments to grow and enhance cross system responses between local law enforcement and their mental health and IDD service delivery partners; and to address local response, needs and outcomes for people with MI and IDD.
Limited Submission: Improving Justice and Mental Health Collaboration: Training and Technical Assistance to Grantees and the Field FY 2019 Competitive Grant Announcement Thursday, April 11, 2019- Through this solicitation, BJA seeks training and technical assistance (TTA) providers to support the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) and the Justice and Mental Health State-Based Capacity Building Program (CBP).
Limited Submission: Research and Evaluation, Demonstrations and Data Analysis and Utilization Program (HUDRD) Thursday, April 11, 2019- HUD is announcing the availability of up to $4,708,000 in FY2019 funding. to support three project types: 1) Cost-effectiveness Evaluation of HUD Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery Resilience Investments; 2) Qualitative Case Studies of Implementation of HUD Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery Resilience Investments; 3) Cooperative Research in Housing Technologies.
Limited Submission: Rural Cooperative Development Grants (RCDG) Thursday, April 11, 2019- The primary objective of the RCDG program is to improve the economic condition of rural areas through cooperative development. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis. The maximum award amount per grant is $200,000. Grants are available for non-profit corporations or higher education institutions only.
Limited Submission: Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Wednesday, April 10, 2019- The Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Program within the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP) offers researchers from all disciplines of science and engineering funded by NSF the opportunity to perform translational research and technology development, catalyze partnerships and accelerate the transition of discoveries from the laboratory to the marketplace for societal benefit.
Limited Submission: NSF Quantum Computing & Information Science Faculty Fellows (QCIS-FF) Wednesday, April 10, 2019- The QCIS-Faculty Fellows (QCIS-FF) program aims to grow academic research capacity in the computing and information science fields to support advances in quantum computing and/or communication over the long term. Specifically, QCIS-FF seeks to support departments and schools in U.S. institutions of higher education that conduct research and teaching in computer science, information science, and/or computer engineering, with the specific goal of encouraging hiring of tenure-track and tenured faculty in quantum computing and/or communication.
NFWF: Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund Tuesday, April 9, 2019- The goal of the Monarch Butterfly and Pollinators Conservation Fund is to protect, conserve, and increase habitat for the monarch butterfly and other pollinators.
U.S. Department of Energy: Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Wind Energy Technologies Office Funding Opportunity Announcement Tuesday, April 9, 2019- This FOA consists of four Areas of Interest and will provide $28.1M in federal funding for innovative wind energy technologies research and development.
U.S. Department of Energy: Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2019 Funding Program Tuesday, April 9, 2019- With this Funding Opportunity Announcement, the office intends to fund high-impact, early-stage research in multiple areas.
CDC: Multi-Site Study of the Health Implications of Exposure to PFAS-Contaminated Drinking Water Tuesday, April 9, 2019- The ATSDR is soliciting research to commence a multi-site study on the human health effects of exposures to drinking water contaminated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances.
UGA-Liverpool Pump-Priming Grant: 2019 Call for Proposals Tuesday, April 9, 2019- The University of Georgia (UGA) and University of Liverpool (Liverpool) are pleased to offer a limited number of pump-priming grants to catalyze research collaborations between the two institutions and to encourage joint applications for ongoing sponsored funding. Deadline: May 17, 2019
Limited Submission: Art Works Monday, April 8, 2019- Art Works is the National Endowment for the Arts’ principal grants program. Through project-based funding, we support public engagement with, and access to, various forms of excellent art across the nation, the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, learning in the arts at all stages of life, and the integration of the arts into the fabric of community life. Projects may be large or small, existing or new, and may take place in any part of the nation’s 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories.
USDA NIFA: Aquaculture Research Monday, April 8, 2019- The purpose of the Aquaculture Research program 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.
USDA NIFA: Organic Transitions Monday, April 8, 2019- The overall goal of the Organic Transitions Program (ORG) is to support the development and implementation of research, extension and higher education programs to improve the competitiveness of organic livestock and crop producers, as well as those who are adopting organic practices.
USDA NIFA: Sustainable Agricultural Systems Monday, April 8, 2019- NIFA seeks creative and visionary applications that take a systems approach, and that will significantly improve the supply of abundant, affordable, safe, nutritious, and accessible food, while providing sustainable opportunities for expansion of the bioeconomy through novel animal, crop, and forest products and supporting technologies.
NSF: Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Frontiers Monday, April 8, 2019- The Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program welcomes proposals that address cybersecurity and privacy, and draw on expertise in one or more of these areas: computing, communication and information sciences; engineering; economics; education; mathematics; statistics; and social and behavioral sciences.
Limited Submission: NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, April 5, 2019- Supports outstanding junior scientists with the intellect, scientific creativity, drive, and maturity launch independent research careers and bypass the traditional postdoctoral training period.
FY 2020 NIH Director’s Awards Thursday, April 4, 2019- The NIH Common Fund announces FY2020 funding opportunities for the NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, New Innovator Award, Transformative Research Award and Early Independence Award in the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.
Limited Submission: Pew Biomedical Scholars Thursday, April 4, 2019- The Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences provides funding to young investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The program makes grants to selected academic institutions to support the independent research of outstanding individuals who are in their first few years of their appointment at the assistant professor level.
Understanding of elements of student success Tuesday, April 2, 2019- The UGA Division of Student Affairs announces the availability of FY 2020 funding to support research partnerships with University of Georgia investigators. The goal is to support research projects that can increase our understanding of elements of student success in a broad sense.
Monday, April 1, 2019- The goal of the program is to provide scientists with the resources and flexibility to pursue innovative, risky research that has high potential for significant conceptual and methodological advances in aquatic symbiosis. Investigators will generate new technologies, resources, theory, natural history and hypotheses to spark discovery in understanding aquatic organisms and their symbioses.
Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention: OJJDP FY 19 Center for Coordinated Assistance to States (CCAS) Monday, April 1, 2019- This project ensures that high-quality, research-based TTA is delivered to states, territories, tribes, and communities to improve juvenile justice policy and practice and enhance outcomes for at-risk youth.
HHS Administration for Community Living: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Employment of Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities Monday, April 1, 2019- The purpose of this RRTC is to conduct research, training, technical assistance, and related activities to contribute to improved employment outcomes of transition-age youth with disabilities.
HHS Administration for Community Living: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Employment of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Monday, April 1, 2019- The purpose of this particular RRTC is to conduct research, training, technical assistance, and related activities to contribute to improved employment outcomes of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Bureau of Justice Assistance: BJA FY 19 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Program Monday, April 1, 2019- BJA intends to select five training and technical assistance (TTA) providers to support the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Program (COAP).
NIH: Development of Sample Sparing Assays for Monitoring Immune Responses (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Monday, April 1, 2019- The purpose of this FOA is to accelerate the development and validation of sample sparing assays that can be applied for studying the human immune system in health and disease.
NIH: Advanced Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) Monday, April 1, 2019- This FOA invites applications for advanced development and enhancement of emerging informatics technologies to improve the acquisition, management, analysis, and dissemination of data across the cancer research continuum.
NSF: Sustained Availability of Biological Infrastructure Monday, April 1, 2019- The SABI supports the continued operation of extant infrastructure that will advance basic biological research. 
NEH: Preservation and Access Education and Training Monday, April 1, 2019- This program supports the development of knowledge and skills among professionals responsible for preserving and establishing access to humanities collections.
NEH: Research and Development Monday, April 1, 2019- The Research and Development program supports projects that address major challenges in preserving or providing access to humanities collections and resources.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Rural Community Development Initiative Friday, March 29, 2019- The Rural Housing Service (Agency), an Agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), announces the acceptance of applications under the Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) program. Applicants must provide matching funds in an amount at least equal to the Federal grant. These grants will be made to qualified intermediary organizations that will provide financial and technical assistance to recipients to develop their capacity and ability to undertake projects related to housing, community facilities, or community and economic development that will support the community.
Call for User Proposals: High-Impact Nanoscience Research Thursday, March 28, 2019- This nanoscience research program provides users with access to a broad range of capabilities for nanomaterials design, synthesis, characterization and theory/modeling/simulation and access is provided at no cost to users for research that is in the public domain and intended for publication in the open literature.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute: Cybersecurity in Energy Efficient Manufacturing Wednesday, March 27, 2019- This FOA seeks to establish a Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute dedicated to advancing cybersecurity in energy efficient manufacturing (referred hereafter as the Institute). The Institute will pursue targeted research and development (R&D) that will focus on understanding the evolving cybersecurity threats to greater energy efficiency in manufacturing industries, developing new cybersecurity technologies and methods, and sharing information and knowledge to the broader community of U.S. manufacturers. The Institute will leverage expertise from industry, academia, state and local governments, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), non-profits and Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs).
NIH: Atopic Dermatitis Research Network Leadership Center (UM1 Clinical Trial Required) Tuesday, March 26, 2019- The purpose of this FOA is to solicit applications for the NIAID Atopic Dermatitis Research Network Leadership Center (ADRN-LC) for the NIAID ADRN.
NIH: Atopic Dermatitis Research Network -Clinical Research Centers (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) Tuesday, March 26, 2019- The purpose of this FOA is to solicit applications for the NIAID Atopic Dermatitis Research Network Clinical Research Centers (ADRN-CRCs).
NIH: Cystic Fibrosis Research and Translation Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) Tuesday, March 26, 2019- This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications for Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Research and Translation Core Centers.