Research Funding Alerts and Announcements

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DOJ: Longitudinal Research on Delinquency and Crime, FY 2019 Friday, June 21, 2019 - This solicitation is intended to support the expansion or extension of one or more ongoing/existing longitudinal research studies that focus on delinquency and crime throughout the life-course.
Limited Submission: NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25) Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - The goal of this program is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce by (1) increasing the pool of current and future Ph.D.-level research scientists from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical neuroscience research; and (2) facilitating the career advancement/transition of the participants to the next step of their neuroscience careers.
Moore Investigators in Quantum Materials Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - The Moore Foundation is accepting pre-applications for experimental investigators of the Emergent Phenomena in Quantum Systems Initiative.
Limited Submission: Pharmacology/ Toxicology Pre-doctoral Fellowship Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - This program provides up to two years of stipend funding to support full-time advanced students who will have completed most of their pre-thesis requirements (at least two years of study) and be engaged in thesis research as PhD candidates by the time the award is activated.
Limited Submission: ORAU Events Sponsorship Program Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - Up to $4,000 can be requested to support events which involve participants from more than one ORAU institution. Typical events might include visits to an ORAU institution by a renowned speaker, conferences or workshops with a focused theme, or a technology transfer/business plan competition.
USDA: CYFAR 4-H Military Partnership Professional Development and Technical Assistance Monday, June 17, 2019 - Supporting the implementation and capacity of the 4-H Military Partnership and Outreach Support Program.
HHS: Human Dignity and Civil Rights for People with Disabilities Monday, June 17, 2019 - Seeks to fund a three-year cooperative agreement for the development, testing and dissemination of resources for the medical community to better support the rights of all individuals with ID/DD to access all forms of health care.
NIH: Undergrad Research Education Program to Enhance Diversity in the Environmental Health Sciences Monday, June 17, 2019 - Supporting educational activities that encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, to pursue further studies or careers in research.
NIH: Aging, Driving and Early Detection of Dementia (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Monday, June 17, 2019 - New research on automobile technology for signaling early signs of cognitive impairment in older drivers.
NIH: Notice of Intent to Publish the Reissuance of “Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials (UG3/UH3 – Clinical Trial Required)” Monday, June 17, 2019 - Reissue of RFA-HL-18-031 for new applications that will support investigator-initiated clinical trials aimed at furthering the field of regenerative medicine using adult stem cells.
USDA: Notice of Funding Opportunity for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants competition for FY 2019 Monday, June 17, 2019 - NRCS announces up to $12.5 million in Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) funding to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies.
Limited Submission: Establishment of a National Center on Restorative Justice Friday, June 14, 2019 - Within the funds available for the NIJ, the Committee provides $3,000,000 for NIJ to enter into a partnership with an accredited university of higher education and/or law school for the purposes of establishing a National Center on Restorative Justice.
Limited Submission: Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) Monday, June 10, 2019 - This FOA supports applications for Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (OAICs), centers of excellence in geriatrics research and research education, to increase scientific knowledge leading to better ways to maintain or restore independence in older persons. The OAIC awards are designed to develop or strengthen awardee institutions’ programs that focus on and sustain progress on a key area in aging research related to the mission of the OAIC program.
Limited Submission: Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research Monday, June 10, 2019 - 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 cyberinfrastructure (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: General Education Activity in BiH (TABLA) Friday, June 7, 2019 - The goal of USAID’s TABLA Activity is to improve student outcomes in critical thinking and STEM subjects. This activity’s aim is to assist select geographical areas in integrating highquality teacher training and education into their existing infrastructure. This will be accomplished by improving teacher capacity to incorporate critical thinking and applied knowledge in STEM into classroom teaching.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: WIC Telehealth Innovations Project Friday, June 7, 2019 - In this funding cycle, the USDA anticipates awarding up to $8,500,000 in grant funding to support the implementation and evaluation of telehealth services in WIC. The majority of these funds, $5,000,000, shall be awarded as sub-grants through a competitive process to WIC State Agencies for the purpose of implementing telehealth innovations that supplement the nutrition education and breastfeeding support offered in the WIC clinic.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) Support Friday, June 7, 2019 - Through this NOFO, USAID/Bureau for Food Security (BFS) is inviting Applicants to apply for the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) Support Mechanism activity. The purpose of the BIFAD Support Mechanism is to enable BIFAD to make informed and relevant recommendations to USAID on new and emerging issues related to food- and agriculture-related research, capacity development, trade and extension.
Science Award Electrochemistry Raised by Volkswagen and BASF Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - Seeks to fund excellent scientific research in electrochemistry in the faculties of chemistry, physics and engineering, as well as its applications.
Limited Submission: Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - This program seeks to enhance and expand the national resource of digital data documenting existing vouchered biological and paleontological collections and to advance scientific knowledge by improving access to digitized information (including images) residing in vouchered scientific collections across the United States.
USDA: Sun Grant Program Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - The purpose of the Sun Grant Program is to enhance national energy security through the development, distribution, and implementation of biobased energy technologies; to promote diversification in, and the environmental sustainability of, agricultural production in the United States through biobased energy and product technologies; to promote economic diversification in rural areas of the United States through biobased energy and product technologies; and to enhance the efficiency of bioenergy and biomass research and development programs through improved coordination and collaboration among the Department of Agriculture; other appropriate Federal agencies (as determined by the Secretary); and Land Grant Institutions.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: National Endowment of the Arts Research Labs Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - The Arts Endowment’s five-year research agenda aims to build public knowledge about the arts’ contributions to individuals and society. Through the NEA Research Labs program, we seek to extend this agenda and its impact by cultivating a series of transdisciplinary research partnerships, grounded in the social and behavioral sciences, to produce and report empirical insights about the arts for the benefit of arts and nonarts sectors alike.
NSF: Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - ITEST supports projects that engage students in technology-rich experiences that: (1) increase awareness and interest of STEM and ICT occupations; (2) motivate students to pursue appropriate education pathways to those occupations; and (3) develop STEM-specific disciplinary content knowledge and practices that promote critical thinking, reasoning, and communication skills needed for entering the STEM and ICT workforce of the future.
NIH: Research Projects in Cancer Systems Biology Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to solicit research projects addressing challenging cancer problems using systems biology approaches.
NIH: Exploratory Clinical Neuroscience Research on Substance Use Disorders Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - This Funding Opportunity Announcement uses a R61/R33 Phased Innovation Award mechanism to support clinical research applications that are exploratory and developmental in nature and focus on understanding the neurobiological mechanisms underlying Substance Use Disorders, including fundamental brain function relevant to substance use.
Limited Submission: Sloan Research Fellowships Monday, June 3, 2019 - These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field. The 2020 Sloan Research Fellows will receive fellowships in the amount of $75,000.
Limited Submission: Searle Scholars Program Monday, June 3, 2019 - The Searle Scholars Program is a limited submission award program which makes grants to selected academic and research institutions to support the independent research of outstanding early-career scientists who have recently been appointed as assistant professors on a tenure-track appointment.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Creative Placemaking Technical Assistance Program Thursday, May 30, 2019 - In 2016, the Arts Endowment began the Our Town Technical Assistance Pilot Program to provide select Our Town grantees with targeted technical assistance. To build upon the pilot program’s success and to further strengthen the field of creative placemaking, the Arts Endowment now plans to develop a more expansive technical assistance program. The Creative Placemaking Technical Assistance Program will serve a wider audience of both prospective applicants to and grantees of the Our Town program, as well other communities interested in undertaking creative placemaking activities. Short-term technical assistance institutes will be convened to gather experts with teams of local leaders.
Limited Submission: Exploratory Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers (P20 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Thursday, May 30, 2019 - This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications to establish NIA Exploratory Alzheimer's Disease Centers. NIA's primary goal in offering this P20 funding opportunity is to incentivize innovative ideas and opportunities in Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease related dementias (AD/ADRD) research.
Limited Submission: Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Supplements and Sites Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - This program supports active long-term collaborative partnerships between K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, Computer and Information Science, and Mathematics (STEM) in-service and pre-service teachers, full-time community college faculty, and university faculty and students to enhance the scientific disciplinary knowledge and capacity of the STEM teachers and/or community college faculty through participation in authentic summer research experiences with engineering and computer science faculty researchers.
Limited Submission: SEC Faculty Travel Program Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - The Southeastern Conference (SEC) Faculty Travel Program is intended to enhance faculty collaboration that stimulates scholarly initiatives between SEC universities. It gives faculty members from one SEC university the opportunity to travel to another SEC campus to exchange ideas, develop grant proposals and conduct research.
Limited Submission: Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - The Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative approaches to STEM graduate education training. The program seeks proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Our Town Thursday, May 23, 2019 - Our Town is the National Endowment for the Arts’ creative placemaking grants program. Through project-based funding, we support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes. Successful Our Town projects ultimately lay the groundwork for systemic changes that sustain the integration of arts, culture, and design into local strategies for strengthening communities.
NSF: Research Experiences for Undergraduates Monday, May 20, 2019 - The REU program, through both Sites and Supplements, aims to provide appropriate and valuable educational experiences for undergraduate students through participation in research.
NSF: GeoPRISMS Program Monday, May 20, 2019 - This phase of GeoPRISMS is focused on facilitating the integration of previously acquired data, the synthesis of results within and across disciplines, and dissemination through collaboration, education, and legacy products.
Boehringer Ingelheim: Funding opportunity for oral BCL6 degrader Monday, May 20, 2019 - Boehringer Ingelheim invites scientists to submit proposals containing an in vivo testable hypothesis using its oral BCL6 degrader.
FDA: Cooperative Agreement to Support Regulatory Research Related to the 2018 Prescription Drug User Fee Act and the 21st Century Cures Act Thursday, May 16, 2019 - Objective is to provide supporting research that will help FDA enhance its systems model.
NIH: Exploiting Genome or Epigenome Editing to Functionally Validate Genes or Variants Involved in Substance Use Disorders Thursday, May 16, 2019 - Supporting projects which exploit genome or epigenome editing to functionally validate and characterize genes or variants involved in substance use disorder-relevant phenotypes.
NIH: Exploratory Grants in Cancer Epidemiology Thursday, May 16, 2019 - Goal is to provide support to promote the early and conceptual stages of research efforts on novel scientific ideas that have the potential to substantially advance population-based cancer research.
NIH: Cognitive Systems Analysis of Alzheimer’s Disease Genetic and Phenotypic Data Thursday, May 16, 2019 - Seeking proposals using artificial intelligence, machine learning, and/or deep learning approaches that lead to the identification of gene mutations/variants that cause or contribute to the risk of or protection against the development of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias via analysis of genetic, genomic and biomarker data.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: The NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository (U42 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - The purpose of this FOA is to support the NIGMS Human Genetic Cell Repository (HGCR). The repository will maintain the current collection of cell cultures and DNA samples and will acquire, characterize, and expand high-quality cell samples, and distribute cell lines and DNA isolated from them to qualified biomedical researchers.
Limited Submission: NEH Media Projects – Development and Production Grants Monday, May 6, 2019 - Development Grants support film, television, and radio projects for general audiences that encourage active engagement with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. Production Grants support the production and distribution of digital projects, films, television programs, radio programs, and related programs that promise to engage the public.
Limited Submission: HHMI Inclusive Excellence (IE3) – 2019 Monday, May 6, 2019 - The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announces the Inclusive Excellence initiative’s third competition (IE3). These grants are helping US colleges and universities build their capacity to effectively engage students from all backgrounds throughout their undergraduate years, especially those students who belong to groups underrepresented in science.
NSF: Computer and Information Science and Engineering Research Initiation Initiative Monday, April 29, 2019 - The program seeks to provide essential resources to enable early-career PIs to launch their research careers.
NIDA Research Center of Excellence Grant Program Friday, April 26, 2019 - NIDA supports research center grants to foster an innovative, synergistic and thematically coherent approach to drug abuse and addiction research and to enable studies that would not occur without the climate, facilities and/or interactive research resources that a research center can uniquely provide.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Physics Frontier Centers (PFC) Thursday, April 25, 2019 - The Physics Frontiers Centers (PFC) program supports university-based centers and institutes where the collective efforts of a larger group of individuals can enable transformational advances in the most promising research areas. The program is designed to foster major breakthroughs at the intellectual frontiers of physics by providing needed resources such as combinations of talents, skills, disciplines, and/or specialized infrastructure, not usually available to individual investigators or small groups, in an environment in which the collective efforts of the larger group can be shown to be seminal to promoting significant progress in the science and the education of students.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Mallinckrodt Grants Thursday, April 25, 2019 - The funds are designed to provide faculty members with support to move the project forward to the point where R01 or other independent funding can be obtained. Applicants should be in the first to fourth year of their tenure track faculty position and not have current R01 funding. Grants are usually $60,000 and funding commences on October 1.
NEH: Digital Humanities Advancement Grants Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - DHAG supports digital projects at different stages throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and sustainability.
NIH: Feasibility of Novel Diagnostics for TB in Endemic Countries (FEND for TB) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - This FOA seeks to support the evaluation of early stage diagnostics and novel diagnostic strategies for Tuberculosis in the context of existing clinical algorithms in TB endemic countries.
(OPEN) 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.
(CLOSED) 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.