Research Announcements

All Funding

Limited Submission: Pew Biomedical Scholars Monday, April 23, 2018 - 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.
NIFA: Food Safety Outreach Program Monday, April 23, 2018 - Awardees will develop and implement food safety training, education, extension, outreach and technical assistance projects that address the needs of owners and operators of small to mid-sized farms, beginning farmers, socially disadvantaged farmers, small processors, or small fresh fruit and vegetable merchant wholesalers.
PhRMA Foundation: Pharmaceutics Starter Grant Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - This award offers financial support to individuals beginning independent research careers in pharmaceutics (including basic pharmaceutics, biopharmaceutics, pharmaceutical technology, and pharmaceutical biotechnology) at the faculty level.
Limited Submission: Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - The objective of the Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) program is to develop, deploy and integrate security solutions that benefit the scientific community by ensuring the integrity, resilience and reliability of the end-to-end scientific workflow.
NIH: Cutting-edge Informatics Tools for Illuminating the Druggable Genome Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - The purpose of this specific FOA is to solicit applications to build a set of Cutting Edge Informatics Tools (CEITs) that will augment the capability of the KMC as well as the broader IDG Consortium.
NIFA: Veterinary Services Grant Program Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - The purpose of the Veterinary Services Grant Program (VSGP) is to develop, implement and sustain veterinary services and relieve veterinarian shortage situations in the United States and U.S. Insular Areas.
NIFA: Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - The RHSE program proposals are expected to be community-based, outreach education programs.
Limited Submission: Art Works II Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 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.
Limited Submission: Coordination Center for the Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) Program (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Thursday, April 5, 2018 - The Coordination Center for the Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) program will serve as a hub for collaboration, testing and dissemination of research products from the network of MIDAS investigators. The Coordination Center will also serve as the primary repository for MIDAS-related datasets, models and software. The Coordination Center will maintain, promote and maximize utility and use of the shared MIDAS resources. In addition, the Program Director(s)/Principal Investigator(s) of the Coordination Center will proactively develop collaborative activities and educational opportunities intended to enhance the utility of MIDAS resources and to improve the training experiences for members of the MIDAS network and their graduate students and postdoctoral researchers.
Limited Submission: Genomic Centers for Infectious Diseases (U19 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - The purpose of this initiative is to support Genomic Centers for Infectious Diseases (GCID) to promote broad use and expand the application of genomics technologies and computational analysis to understand infectious diseases, with an emphasis on pathogens, their interaction with the host and microbiome, and to aid in the development of novel genomics-based tools to diagnose, prevent and treat infectious diseases. The GCID will support innovative technology development in all aspects of genomics, including the use of synthetic and genome editing technologies as well as functional genomics to address basic, translational, and clinically relevant questions in host-pathogen interactions. The knowledge generated, including research data, analytical software tools, computational models, experimental protocols, and reagents, is expected to be widely disseminated to the scientific community through publicly accessible databases and reagent repositories.
Limited Submission: Innovators in Science Award Thursday, March 29, 2018 - The Innovators in Science Award, administered by the New York Academy of Sciences and sponsored by Takeda Pharmaceuticals, was established on November 10, 2016. This global Award recognizes a promising Early-Career Scientist's and an outstanding Senior Scientist’s contributions to science in the therapeutic areas of Neuroscience, Gastroenterology, Regenerative Medicine, and Oncology, and is intended to support their commitment to innovative research.
Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - The award, gold medal, and cash prize of $250,000 are presented annually to a distinguished member of the international scientific community.
National Academy of Neuropsychology: Clinical Research Grants Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - The mission of the Clinical Research Grants Program is to support meritorious small grants, pilot projects, or seed grants that address the value, worth, or efficacy of clinical neuropsychological assessment or interventions.
NSF: Instrument Acquisition or Development Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - The Major Research Instrumentation award supports the acquisition or development of a multi-user research instrument that is, in general, too costly and/or not appropriate for support through other NSF programs. 
NSF: Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - The overarching goal of INFEWS is to catalyze the well-integrated interdisciplinary research efforts to transform scientific understanding of the FEW nexus in order to improve system function and management, address system stress, increase resilience, and ensure sustainability. 
Russell Safe Foundation: Behavioral Economics Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - RSF's program on Behavioral Economics supports innovative research that uses behavioral insights from psychology and other social sciences to examine and improve social and living conditions in the United States.
Congressional Research Grants Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - The Dirksen Congressional Center invites applications for grants to fund research on congressional leadership and the U.S. Congress.
Call for Proposals: Fifth Round of Global Research Collaboration Grant Program Monday, March 19, 2018 - Deadline: Friday, April 27, 2018 UGA is launching the fifth round of funding for the Global Research Collaboration Grant (GRCG) program to encourage the development of sustainable international research and service activities. Grants ranging from $4,000 to $8,000 will be … Continued
Limited Submission: Cultivating Healthy Communities Grant Program Friday, March 16, 2018 - The Cultivating Healthy Communities (CHC) grant program is geared specifically towards nonprofit organizations that work with underserved, low-income, and minority populations in the contiguous United States. CHC seeks to catalyze measurable improvements in community health outcomes. Our funding directly supports efforts to make underserved communities healthier places to live, work, learn, play and pray. Through this RFP, we invite submissions for projects that address the social determinants of health and participants’ physical, mental, and social well-being.
Proposal Enhancement: Sign Up for Peer Review of Your NIH Proposal Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - Are you planning to submit an NIH R01 or R21 application in June or July? Would you like to have colleagues review your proposal before you submit it?
Limited Submission: Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA)(R25) Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this NIGMS R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation's biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs. To this end, this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages the development of innovative educational activities for pre-kindergarten to grade 12 (P-12), pre-service and in-service teachers (Teachers) and students from underserved communities with a focus on Courses for Skills Development, Research Experiences, Mentoring Activities, Curriculum or Methods Development and Outreach.
Limited Submission: Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (R25) Thursday, March 8, 2018 - The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this NIBIB-NICHD R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation's biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.
Gates Foundation: Tools and Technologies for Broad-Scale Disease Surveillance of Crop Plants in Low-Income Countries Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - The goal of this topic is to solicit innovative tools and technologies for crop pests and disease surveillance over large geographic regions in low-income countries.
Gates Foundation: The Next Generation of Nutrition Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - The Gates Foundation desires to advance innovative technologies to enhance the availability and accessibility of affordable, nutritious foods for low-income consumers, working within the key constraint that these innovations must be relevant to market-based food systems in low and middle-income countries.
Gates Foundation: Innovations in Immunization Data Management, Use, & Improved Process Efficiency Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - The Gates Foundations is looking for innovative ideas in the following specific areas: innovative ideas for improving the measurement approaches for immunization data and novel approaches for improving process efficiency that will lead to improved quality of service delivery.
NIFA: Crop Protection and Pest Management Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - The CPPM program supports projects that will ensure food security and respond effectively to other major societal pest management challenges with comprehensive IPM approaches that are economically viable, ecologically prudent, and safe for human health.
ORISE STEM: Radiation Exposure Scholarship for Undergraduates Friday, March 2, 2018 - The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is hosting a challenge for undergraduates is to develop a strategic communication approach to the general public on the everyday occurrences of radiation, the benefits, risks, and safety of all types and uses of radiation.
CDC Evaluation Fellowship Program Friday, March 2, 2018 - Fellows work under the leadership of CDC’s Chief Evaluation Officer; they will be matched with CDC host programs in Atlanta, Georgia to work on program evaluation activities for/with those programs.
Limited Submission: Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program Thursday, March 1, 2018 - The Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences at undergraduate institutions. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers. The award is based on accomplishment in scholarly research with undergraduates, as well as a compelling commitment to teaching, and provides an unrestricted research grant of $60,000.
Limited Submission: Pathway to Stop Diabetes Thursday, March 1, 2018 - The Pathway to Stop Diabetes Research Program intends to attract brilliant scientists at the peak of their creativity to diabetes research, and to accelerate their research progress by providing the necessary resources and support for conducting transformative science. This program will consider applications directed toward all topics relevant to prevention, treatment and cure of all types of diabetes (type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes), diabetes-related disease states (obesity, pre-diabetes, and other insulin resistant states) and the complications of diabetes. The program intends to attract a broad range of expertise to diabetes research from various fields of science and technology, including medicine, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, and physics.
Microsoft: AI for Earth Monday, February 26, 2018 - These awards are intended to drive exploration and discovery by providing innovative data science, spatial analysis, and visualization tools to organizations that are focused on finding solutions to climate change, loss of biodiversity, agricultural cost and yield, and increased water scarcity.
NSF: Science, Technology, and Society Monday, February 26, 2018 - The STS program supports the NSF mission by welcoming proposals that provide an STS approach to NSF research-focused Big Ideas.
NIFA: Children, Youth, and Families at Risk Sustainable Community Projects Monday, February 26, 2018 - CYFAR funding program aims to improve the quality and quantity of comprehensive community-based programs for at-risk children, youth, and families supported by the Cooperative Extension System.
NIFA: Farm Business Management and Benchmarking Monday, February 26, 2018 - FBMB Competitive Grants Program provides funds to (1) improve the farm management knowledge and skills of agricultural producers; and (2) establish and maintain a national, publicly available farm financial management database to support improved farm management.
CLOSED Limited Submission: Enhancing Science, Technology, EnginEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences (R25) Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) R25 program is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce. 
Limited Submission: Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 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. Priority will be given to uniquely configured systems to support innovative and potentially transformative investigations.
NIMH Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists Friday, February 16, 2018 - The BRAINS award is intended to support the research and research career advancement of outstanding, exceptionally productive scientists who are in the early, formative stages of their careers and who plan to make a long term career commitment to research in specific mission areas of the NIMH.
NIH: Revolutionizing Innovative, Visionary Environmental health Research Friday, February 16, 2018 - The RIVER program seeks to provide support for the majority of the independent research program for outstanding investigators in the Environmental Health Sciences, giving them intellectual and administrative freedom, as well as sustained support to pursue their research in novel directions in order to achieve greater impacts.
Coffee with the Pros: NSF CAREER Proposals, March 9 Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - NSF’s prestigious CAREER program is one of the best opportunities for faculty to get substantial research funding early in their careers. This panel will take place in Coverdell S175 from 9:30 a.m. –11:00 a.m.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - Applicant teams focus on one of two annual themes: 1. Solutions for better health care delivery in rural America and 2. Addressing the social and economic determinants to prevent chronic conditions and to promote health, well-being, and equity in rural America.
Pivot Workshop: Learn How to Use the Pivot Funding Database, Feb. 22. Monday, February 5, 2018 - Learn how to find opportunities based on your research interests and expertise, and set up tailored funding searches and alerts.
Limited Submission: High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 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.
Limited Submission: Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10) Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - The objective of the Program is to make available to institutions expensive research instruments that can only be justified on a shared-use basis and that are needed for NIH-supported projects in basic, translational or clinical areas of biomedical and bio-behavioral research.
NSF: National Robotics Initiative 2.0 Sunday, January 28, 2018 - The NRI-2.0 program builds upon the original National Robotics Initiative (NRI) program to support fundamental research in the United States that will accelerate the development and use of collaborative robots (co-robots) that work beside or cooperatively with people. The focus … Continued
NIFA: Women & Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Fields Program Sunday, January 28, 2018 - This program supports research and extension projects that have robust collaborations to increase the participation of women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas.
NIH: Somatic Cell Genome Editing Program Friday, January 26, 2018 - The NIH is now inviting applications for the following six funding opportunities to accelerate the translation of genome editing technology into clinical applications.
NIH: Human Biomolecular Atlas Program (HuBMAP) Friday, January 26, 2018 - HuBMAP will accelerate the development of the next generation of tools and techniques to generate 3D tissue maps using validated high-content, high-throughput imaging and omics assays, and establish an open data platform for integrating, visualizing data to build multi-dimensional maps.
NIFA: EAGERs to advance crop breeding and functional genomics Monday, January 22, 2018 - This opportunity aims to make high impact changes in the ability to translate basic knowledge of plant genomics to practical outcomes in crops of economic importance to the participating countries.
Georgia CTSA Request for Proposals: Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Research Design Friday, January 12, 2018 - Georgia CTSA’s Biostatistics, Epidemiology, & Research Design (BERD) program is soliciting proposals to support novel methodological research in biostatistics, epidemiology, or health economics to advance clinical and translational research (CTR).
NIH: Bioengineering Research Partnerships Friday, January 12, 2018 - Awards will focus on supporting multidisciplinary teams that apply an integrative, quantitative bioengineering approach to developing technologies, and engage biomedical researchers or clinicians throughout the project.