Research Funding Alerts and Announcements

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Limited Submission: Braitmayer Foundation Grants Thursday, February 14, 2019- The Foundation is interested in proposals utilizing innovative practices in K-12 education throughout the United States. Of particular interest are curricular and school reform initiatives and preparation of and professional development opportunities for teachers, particularly those which encourage people of high ability and diverse background to enter and remain in K-12 teaching.
Limited Submission: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions (ADVANCE) Wednesday, February 13, 2019- The NSF ADVANCE program goal is to broaden the implementation of evidence-based systemic change strategies that promote equity for STEM faculty in academic workplaces and the academic profession. The NSF ADVANCE program provides grants to enhance the systemic factors that support equity and inclusion and to mitigate the systemic factors that create inequities in the academic profession and workplaces.
Webinar: Systems Biology Research in DOE’s Office of Biological and Environmental Research Tuesday, February 12, 2019- Wednesday, Feb. 13: Find out what the Department of Energy has to offer biochemists and molecular biologists at a forthcoming webinar organized by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology's Public Affairs Advisory Committee.
2019 SITC Fellowships in Cancer Research Monday, February 11, 2019- The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer’s Fellowship Awards program was established to support the development of young investigators in the field to cultivate the next generation of cancer immunotherapy experts.
College Assistance Migrant Program Monday, February 11, 2019- CAMP is a unique federally funded educational support and scholarship program that helps more than 2,000 students annually from migrant and seasonal farm working backgrounds to reach and succeed in college.
Harnessing the Data Revolution: Institutes for Data-Intensive Research in Science and Engineering – Frameworks Monday, February 11, 2019- This solicitation is for Frameworks for Data-Intensive Research in Science and Engineering (DIRSE) as part of the HDR Institutes activity. These Frameworks represent one path of a conceptualization phase aimed at developing Institutes as part of the NSF investment in the HDR Big Idea.
Centers for Medical Countermeasures Against Radiation Consortium Monday, February 11, 2019- The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support a national network of research centers for development of effective and comprehensive medical countermeasures applicable to all subsets of the civilian population in the event of radiological or nuclear emergencies.
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education: High School Equivalency Program Monday, February 11, 2019- The HEP is designed to assist eligible persons to obtain the equivalent of a secondary school diploma and subsequently to gain improved employment, enter into military service or be placed in an institution of higher education (IHE) or other postsecondary education or training.
Biological Measures for Prognosing and Monitoring of Persistent Concussive Symptoms Monday, February 11, 2019- This FOA solicits multicenter applications from multidisciplinary groups who wish to (1) discover and validate a set of objective biological measures of symptoms that result from concussion, (2) develop a risk stratification algorithm that incorporates these biological measures with current measures, and (3) provide the broader scientific community with a data resource.
Patient Reported Outcomes Tool Development for Use in Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis Clinical Trials Monday, February 11, 2019- The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to support research to develop and qualify a Patient Reported Outcome (PRO) for Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis (NCFB) under FDA’s Drug Development Tools Qualification Program. This would include the qualitative phase of developing the instrument, quantitative phase of testing the instrument, and qualification of the instrument.
Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Program—Expansion Grants Monday, February 11, 2019- The EIR program provides funding (up to $15,000,000) to create, develop, implement, replicate, or take to scale entrepreneurial, evidence-based, field-initiated innovations to improve student achievement and attainment for high-need students; and rigorously evaluate such innovations.
Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Program—Mid-Phase Grants Monday, February 11, 2019- The EIR program provides funding (up to up to $8,000,000) to create, develop, implement, replicate, or take to scale entrepreneurial, evidence-based, field-initiated innovations to improve student achievement and attainment for high-need students; and rigorously evaluate such innovations.
Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Program—Early-Phase Grants Monday, February 11, 2019- The EIR program provides funding (up to $4,000,000) to create, develop, implement, replicate, or take to scale entrepreneurial, evidence-based, field-initiated innovations to improve student achievement and attainment for high-need students; and rigorously evaluate such innovations.
Limited Submission: Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1) Tuesday, February 5, 2019- This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is designed to support highly integrated research teams of three to six PD/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. Collaborative program teams are expected to accomplish goals that require considerable synergy and managed team interactions.
Limited Submission: Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC) Tuesday, February 5, 2019- The Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSECs) program provides sustained support of interdisciplinary materials research and education of the highest quality while addressing fundamental problems in science and engineering.
Limited Submission: High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, February 1, 2019- The High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program encourages applications from groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems. The minimum award is $600,001 of direct costs. The maximum award is $2,000,000 of direct costs. Types of instruments supported include, but are not limited to: X-ray diffraction systems, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and mass spectrometers, DNA and protein sequencers, biosensors, electron and confocal microscopes, cell-sorters, and biomedical imagers.
Limited Submission: Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, February 1, 2019- The Shared Instrument Grant (SIG) Program encourages applications from groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems. The minimum award is $50,000 of direct costs. There is no maximum price limit for the instrument; however, the maximum award is $600,000 of direct costs. Types of instruments supported include, but are not limited to: X-ray diffractometers, mass spectrometers, nuclear magnetic resonance, spectrometers, DNA and protein sequencers, biosensors, electron and light microscopes, cell sorters, and biomedical imagers.
Limited Submission: Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Thursday, January 31, 2019- The Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant Program encourages applications from groups of NIH-funded investigators to purchase or upgrade scientific instruments necessary to carry out animal experiments in all areas of biomedical research supported by the NIH. Applicants may request clusters of commercially available instruments configured as specialized integrated systems or as series of instruments to support a thematic well-defined area of research using animals or related materials.
Limited Submission: Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program Monday, January 28, 2019- The purpose of the Fulbright-Hays GPA Program is to promote, improve, and develop modern foreign languages and area studies at varying levels of education. The program provides opportunities for faculty, teachers, and undergraduate and graduate students to conduct individual and group projects overseas to carry out research and study in the fields of modern foreign languages and area studies.
Georgia CTSA Pilot Grants Wednesday, January 23, 2019- Georgia CTSA’s Pilot Grants Program is soliciting proposals that either generate preliminary data and refine research strategies for subsequent extramural grant applications OR develop the best approaches and methodologies to address complex translational and clinical research problems.
Michael Mispagel Human and Animal Cancer Research Fund Seed Grant Wednesday, January 23, 2019- This seed funding provides $10,000 for one year to support basic or applied research projects that aim to elucidate the mechanisms of oncogenesis of and develop immunotherapies for sarcomas and similar soft tissue tumors.
Limited Submission: Enhancing Science, Technology, EnginEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences (R25) Tuesday, January 22, 2019- This FOA will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on Research Experiences and Mentoring Activities for underrepresented undergraduate freshmen and sophomores in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) field, especially those fields which broadly impact bioengineering.
National Geographic: Exploration Grants Friday, January 18, 2019- All proposed projects should be bold, innovative, and potentially transformative and have a primary focus in conservation, education, research, storytelling or technology.
DOE: University Turbine Systems Research Friday, January 18, 2019- The objective of this FOA is to solicit and competitively award projects that address and resolve scientific challenges and applied engineering technology issues associated with advancing the performance and efficiency of combustion turbines and turbine-based power cycles in fossil fuel power generation.
NASA: Chandra X-Ray Observatory Research Program Friday, January 18, 2019- The primary goal of the Chandra mission is the investigation of the nature and physics of astronomical objects as revealed through their X-ray emission.
Morris Animal Foundation: Canine grants Friday, January 18, 2019- The Foundation welcomes proposals on any topic that advances canine health.
NIH: Drug Discovery For Nervous System Disorders Friday, January 18, 2019- This FOA seeks applications that aim to translate the wealth of basic science findings into the conceptualization, discovery and preclinical evaluation of innovative therapeutics for mental illnesses and nervous system disorders associated with aging, with the goal of accelerating the development of new treatments for these diseases.
NIH: Bioengineering Research Partnerships Friday, January 18, 2019- The goal of this partnership is to drive the development and speed the adoption of promising tools and technologies that can address important biomedical problems for which insufficient or no solutions exist.
NIH: Summer Research Education Experience Program Friday, January 18, 2019- The over-arching goal of this R25 program is to support educational activities that foster a better understanding of biomedical, behavioral and clinical research and its implications.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Friday, January 18, 2019- The Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR) seeks nominations for its New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award. With this program, FFAR intends to support and promote future generations of exceptionally talented and creative new faculty who are conducting critical research and establishing research programs that will lead to expanded availability of food and facilitate the global practice of sustainable agriculture as the world’s population grows to more than 9 billion people by the year 2050.
RWJF: Culture of Health Leaders Monday, January 14, 2019- The program offers leadership development for leaders from all sectors and is based on evidence, informed by experience, and grounded in principles of equity and social justice.
RWJF: Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Monday, January 14, 2019- This call for applications seeks teams of researchers and community members who are committed to working together to produce community-relevant, action-oriented research to improve health and well-being.
NIH HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-term) Initiative Friday, January 4, 2019- NIH recently released more than 30 funding opportunities to solicit the best and brightest research ideas for more than $850 million in support of HEAL initiative research, bolstering existing research in the areas of addiction, pain, complementary medicine, and more to accelerate scientific solutions to the national opioid crisis.
Limited Submission: Amgen Foundation Grant Wednesday, January 2, 2019- The Foundation awards grants to local, regional, and international nonprofit organizations that are replicable, scalable and designed to have a lasting and meaningful effect in our communities. Grants should reflect Amgen's dedication to impacting lives in inspiring and innovative ways.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: International Sports Programming Initiative Wednesday, January 2, 2019- The DoS announces an open competition for the FY 2019 International Sports Programming Initiative (ISPI). Organizations may submit proposals to manage sports exchange projects designed to reach underserved youth and/or their coaches/sports administrators who manage youth sports programs.
USDA NIFA: National Robotics Initiative 2.0 Tuesday, December 18, 2018- The program supports four main research thrusts to advance the goal of ubiquitous collaborative robots: scalability, customizability, lower barriers to entry and societal impact.
NSF: Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-2 Tuesday, December 18, 2018- The program is aimed at transforming scientific and engineering research fields as well as science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education research fields by making available new capabilities, while simultaneously training early-career researchers in the development, design and construction of cutting-edge infrastructure.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES)- NSF INCLUDES Alliances Thursday, December 13, 2018- NSF INCLUDES Alliances: With this solicitation, NSF is introducing opportunities for successful Design and Development Launch Pilots to build upon their achievements and propose an NSF INCLUDES Alliance that has the potential to substantially broaden participation in STEM fields. Alliances will use lessons learned, promising practices, and evidence-based mechanisms from the Design and Development Launch Pilots; the science of broadening participation literature; and the research and evaluations from past and present efforts related to broadening participation in STEM. Alliances will bring together programs, people, organizations, technologies, and institutions to achieve results at scale, provide new research, and leverage NSF’s broadening participation investments.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research Wednesday, December 12, 2018- The intent of this solicitation is to request proposals from organizations willing to serve as service providers (SPs) within the NSF Innovative High-Performance Computing (HPC) program to provide advanced cyber infrastructure (CI) capabilities and/or services in production operations to support the full range of computational- and data-intensive research across all of science and engineering (S&E).
(OPEN) Limited Submission: NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) Tuesday, December 11, 2018- The National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) program addresses the need for a high quality STEM workforce in STEM disciplines supported by the program and for the increased success of low-income academically talented students with demonstrated financial need who are pursuing associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
NSF: Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier Monday, December 10, 2018- The Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier is a conceptualization of work in the future that will be enabled or improved by advances in intelligent technology and their synergistic integration with human skill to achieve broad participation in the workforce and improve the social, economic and environmental well-being of society.
DHHS: U.S.- Brazil Collaborative Biomedical Research Program Friday, December 7, 2018- Research areas supported under this program include allergy, immunology, and infectious diseases, including HIV/AIDS and its co-morbidities; neurological disorders and stroke, and environmental health sciences.
NIH: Small Research Grant Program Tuesday, November 27, 2018- This program supports different types of projects including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology.
Georgia CTSA KL2-Mentored Clinical & Translational Research Scholars Program Monday, November 26, 2018- A free two-session KL2 application workshop for KL2 applicants will be held on December 4 and December 11, 2018, from 9:30 until 11:30 a.m. room 110, School of Nursing, to provide a detailed review of the application process and tips on how to put together a competitive application. Applications due March 1, 2019.
(CLOSED) Limited Submission: Moore Inventor Fellows Tuesday, November 20, 2018- The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation announces the fourth competition for Moore Inventor Fellows. The foundation seeks to identify outstanding inventors and innovators who harness science and technology to enhance the conduct of scientific research, strengthen environmental conservation or improve the experience and outcomes of patient care. The Moore Inventor Fellows program focuses on supporting scientist-inventors at a critical stage of research to capture opportunities that otherwise might be missed. They seek to provide freedom and support to promising inventors with the most compelling ideas to pursue creative work.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD)(T32) Wednesday, November 14, 2018- The goal of the Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) program is to develop a diverse pool of scientists earning a Ph.D., who have the skills to successfully transition into careers in the biomedical research workforce. This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) provides support to eligible, domestic institutions to develop and implement effective, evidence-based approaches to biomedical training and mentoring that will keep pace with the rapid evolution of the research enterprise.
Gates Foundation: Grand Challenges Tuesday, November 6, 2018- The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations grant opportunities are still open for seven challenges under Round 22.
Scholarships for Life Science and Health IT Startups Wednesday, October 24, 2018- Innovation Crescent Regional Partnership supports the life science and technology ecosystem by providing scholarships to startups within the Innovation Crescent region.
NSF: Mid-scale Research Infrastructure Opportunities Monday, October 22, 2018- The National Science Foundation intends to announce two new Mid-scale Research Infrastructure opportunities in fall 2018: one to support projects with an approximate cost between $6 million and $20 million and the other to support projects with an approximate cost between $20 million and $70 million.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: The NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award Thursday, October 18, 2018- The purpose of the NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00) is to encourage and retain outstanding graduate students recognized by their institutions for their high potential and strong interest in pursuing careers as independent cancer researchers. The award will facilitate the transition of talented graduate students into successful cancer research postdoctoral appointments, and provide opportunities for career development activities relevant to their long-term career goals of becoming independent cancer researchers.