Research Funding Alerts and Announcements

Large Grant Opportunities

Sign up for the large grant opportunities and limited submissions listserv. The Office of Research hosts a listserv that shares large funding opportunities and internal competition announcements weekly as well as a calendar of current limited submissions opportunities.

NIH: Comprehensive Alcohol Research Centers (P60 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, July 19, 2019 - Program to foster and conduct interdisciplinary, collaborative research on alcoholism, alcohol abuse and the impact of alcohol on health and disease
NEH: Dialogues on the Experience of War Friday, July 19, 2019 - This program supports the study and discussion of important humanities sources about war.
Limited Submission: American History and Civics Education: National Convenings Friday, July 19, 2019 - Supports an organization to: host two national convenings; publish a report to disseminate the convenings’ findings; implement a robust national publicity strategy.
USAID: : USAID Cambodia Integrated Early Childhood Development Activity Thursday, July 11, 2019 - The purpose of this RFI is to provide industry and stakeholders an opportunity to review, comment, suggest and enhance areas in the Program Framework.
USAID: USAID/Uganda Maternal Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN) Activity Thursday, July 11, 2019 - The purpose of the activity is to strengthen government performance in implementing strategies to improve MCHN outcomes.
USAID: Teach for Tomorrow Thursday, July 11, 2019 - This program aims to support the design and adoption of an effective in-service continuous professional development system for educators in the primary cycle, aimed at enhancing their knowledge and skills.
USAID: Achieving Student Centered Education for a New Tomorrow – ASCENT Thursday, July 11, 2019 - The purpose of this program is for the education system to implement sustainable student-centered reform in primary grades.
ED: OSERS: RSA: Rehabilitation Training: Innovative Rehabilitative Training Program Thursday, July 11, 2019 - The competition funds time-limited pilot demonstration projects to develop, refine, implement, evaluate, and disseminate innovative methods of training vocational rehabilitation (VR) personnel to support the work of the State VR agencies and the implementation of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
ED: OSERS: RSA: Rehabilitation Training: Rehabilitation Long-Term Training Program: Rehabilitation Counseling Thursday, July 11, 2019 - This program supports projects that provide academic training in areas of personnel shortages to increase the number of personnel trained in providing VR services.
ED: OSERS: OSEP: Model Demonstration Projects for Early Identification of Students with Dyslexia in Elementary School Thursday, July 11, 2019 - These projects will provide support to professionals to collaborate with parents in establishing and meeting high expectations for students with, or at risk for, dyslexia.
NIH: AIDS Research Center on Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) Thursday, July 11, 2019 - The National Institute of Mental Health Division of AIDS Research encourages applications for Center Core grants to support an HIV/AIDS Research Center.
NIH: Specialized Alcohol Research Centers (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) Thursday, July 11, 2019 - This FOA supports a broad-based Alcohol Research Centers program to foster and conduct interdisciplinary, collaborative research on alcoholism, alcohol use disorder and the impact of alcohol on health and disease.
NIH: NOI to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for the NIH Common Fund Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures Program: Multisite Clinical Center Acute Pain from Musculoskeletal Trauma or Acute Peri-operative Pain Thursday, July 11, 2019 - The Office of Strategic Coordination intends to publish a FOA to support one Multisite Clinical Center for the NIH Common Fund supported Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures Program.
NIH: Novel Technology Tools to Facilitate Research Using Next Generation Patient-derived Cancer Models (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Thursday, July 11, 2019 - Supports the development of technology, tools that will facilitate, accelerate, and/or enhance research using advanced human-derived next generation cancer models.
NIH: Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in Basic Biology of Aging (P30 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Thursday, July 11, 2019 - This FOA aims to competitively renew Centers known as Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in Basic Biology of Aging.
USAID: Call for Partnership Concept Papers Global Partnerships Advance Conflict Transformation (Gpact) Under Existing New Partnership Initiative (Npi): Conflict-Prevention and Recovery Program Annual Program Statement (Cprp) Thursday, July 11, 2019 - USAID is accepting Concept Papers that focus on multi-country partnerships with organizations to harness the transformative power of innovation by working with local communities in hard-to-access regions.
NSF: Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) Thursday, July 11, 2019 - This program seeks to enhance the learning and teaching of STEM and computer science by preK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of STEM education innovations and approaches.
NIH: Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Specialized Centers of Excellence on Environmental Health Disparities Research (P50) Thursday, July 11, 2019 - Funding for research center grants to conduct multidisciplinary research, research capacity building, and community-engaged research activities focused on understanding and reducing or eliminating environmentally-driven health disparities.
NIH: Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for U.S. and Low- and Middle-Income Country (LMIC) HIV Malignancy Research Networks Thursday, July 11, 2019 - Funding for for specialized centers to conduct research in Low- and Middle-Income Countries with a significant burden of HIV-associated cancers.
ED: OSERS-OSEP: Doctoral Training Consortia Associated with High-Intensity Needs Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - The purposes of this program are to (1) help address State-identified needs for personnel preparation in special education, early intervention, related services, and regular education to work with children, including infants and toddlers, with disabilities; and (2) ensure that those personnel have the necessary skills and knowledge, derived from practices that have been determined through scientifically based research and experience, to be successful in serving those children.
USDA: NOFO for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) National competition for FY2019 Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - NRCS is announcing the availability of up to $12.5 million in Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) funding to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies.
NIH: NIGMS Bridges to the Doctorate Research Training Program (T32) Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - The goal of this 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.
NEH: Public Humanities Projects Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - This program supports projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences through in-person programming.
Service Network Hub for Cryoelectron Tomography (U24 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, June 28, 2019 - The purpose of this initiative is to advance the application of cryoelectron tomography (cryoET). This FOA will establish one service center that will serve as the network's central hub.
Service Centers for Cryoelectron Tomography (U24 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, June 28, 2019 - This FOA, one of two for the initiative, will establish four service centers that will specialize in cryoET specimen preparation.
USAID: RFI-Malawi Learn to Perform (L2P) Activity Friday, June 28, 2019 - The goal of this mechanism is to create a central platform for procurement of support services that will strengthen, support and facilitate USAID’s capacity for applying monitoring, evaluation, and learning to improve development outcomes, as well as strengthen local capacity of USAID/Malawi’s strategic partners to advance shared development objectives.
USAID: Achieving Student Centered Education for a New Tomorrow – ASCENT Friday, June 28, 2019 - The purpose of the Achieving Student Centered Education for a New Tomorrow (ASCENT) program is for the education system to implement sustainable student-centered reform in primary grades.
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.
USDA: WIC Special Project Innovation Grant (Cooperative Agreement) Friday, June 21, 2019 - This RFA intends to select one academic or non-profit organization to establish a USDA “WIC Special Project Innovation Grant” or WSPI.
DOE: Electric Grid of Things Friday, June 21, 2019 - The goal of this FOA is to conceive and develop scenarios, approaches, methodologies, tools, techniques and systems that maximize the bi-directional exchange of grid services while optimizing connectivity and information exchange at the grid edge to Internet of Things (IoT) interface that leads to enhanced system resilience and reliability.
NIH: NIGMS Bridges to the Doctorate Research Training Program (T32) Friday, June 21, 2019 - The goal of the Bridges to the Doctorate Research Training 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.
ED: Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Education Research and Development Centers CFDA Number 84.305C Friday, June 21, 2019 - This program intends to provide national leadership in expanding knowledge and understanding of (1) developmental and school readiness outcomes for infants and toddlers with or at risk for a disability, (2) education outcomes for all learners from early childhood education through postsecondary and adult education, and (3) employment and wage outcomes when relevant.
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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
U.S. Department of Energy: Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute: Cybersecurity in Energy Efficient Manufacturing Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - EERE in partnership with the Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response, seeks to establish a Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute
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.
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.
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. 
NIH: Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - This announcement invites applications from institutions/organizations that propose to establish core centers that are part of an integrated and existing program of nutrition and/or obesity research.
NIH: Silvio O. Conte Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications for Silvio O. Conte Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers (DDRCCs).
NIH: Clinical Trial Readiness for Rare Neurological and Neuromuscular Diseases (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - This FOA invites researchers to submit applications for support of clinical studies that address critical needs for clinical trial readiness in rare neurological and neuromuscular diseases.