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.

Limited Submission: Energy Frontier Research Centers Friday, November 15, 2019 - BES is soliciting proposals in four topical areas: 1) Environmental Management; 2) Quantum Information Science; 3) Microelectronics; and 4) Polymer Upcycling.
NSF: Navigating the New Arctic Thursday, November 7, 2019 - NNA seeks innovations in research across the social, natural, environmental, and computing and information sciences, and engineering that address the interactions or connections between natural and built environments and social systems and how these connections inform our understanding of Arctic change and its local and global effects.
NEH: Public Humanities Projects Thursday, November 7, 2019 - The Public Humanities Projects program supports projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences through in-person programming.
NSF: Cyberinfrastructure Centers of Excellence (CI CoE) Thursday, November 7, 2019 - Supports hubs of expertise and innovation targeting specific areas, aspects, or stakeholder communities of the research CI ecosystem.
NEH: Digital Humanities Advancement Grants Friday, November 1, 2019 - These Grants support innovative, experimental, and/or computationally challenging projects at different stages throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and sustainability.
NSF: Frontier Research in Earth Sciences (FRES) Friday, November 1, 2019 - The FRES program will support research in Earth systems from the core through the critical zone.
NIH: CREATE Bio Development Track: Nonclinical and Early-Phase Clinical Development for Biologics (U44 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, November 1, 2019 - This FOA supports the development of therapeutic Biotechnology Products and Biologics (e.g., peptides, proteins, oligonucleotides, gene therapies, cell therapies, and novel emerging therapies) for disorders identified under the NINDS mission.
NSF: Biology Integration Institutes (BII) Monday, October 28, 2019 - The Biology Integration Institutes program supports collaborative teams of researchers investigating questions that span multiple disciplines within and beyond biology.
CDC: The National Healthy Brain Initiative Friday, October 11, 2019 - This NOFO is being competed to fund an organization with national scope and reach within states to assist in the implementation and evaluation of the Healthy Brain Initiative’s (HBI) State and Local Public Health Partnerships.
NEH: Collaborative Research Friday, October 4, 2019 - Collaborative Research grants support groups of two or more scholars seeking to increase humanistic knowledge through research, convenings, and collaborative publication.
NSF: Human Networks and Data Science – Infrastructure (HNDS-I) Friday, October 4, 2019 - This program seeks to develop user-friendly large-scale next-generation data resources and relevant analytic techniques to advance fundamental research in social, behavioral, and economic sciences areas of study.
CDC: Enhancing Global Health Security: Expanding Efforts and Strategies to Protect and Improve Public Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Friday, October 4, 2019 - Seeks to build upon activities funded by CDC to support Global Health Security (GHS) in DRC through implementation of programs and activities that focus on protecting and improving health globally through partnerships with Ministries of Health and other governmental institutions.
NIH: Understanding the Functional Contributions and Mechanisms of Type 2 Diabetes Disease-associated Variants (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, October 4, 2019 - This FOA encourages applications from integrative teams and individual investigators for large-scale complex multi-disciplinary Functional Genomics Projects (FGPs).
NIH: Consortium on the Neurobiology of Adolescent Drinking in Adulthood (NADIA) Research Projects (Collaborative U01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, October 4, 2019 - FOA solicits research cooperative agreements to elucidate persistent changes in complex brain function-behavior relationships following adolescent alcohol exposure.
NSF: Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science Phase II (TRIPODS) Friday, October 4, 2019 - This program aims to bring together the statistics, mathematics, and theoretical computer science communities to develop the theoretical foundations of data science through integrated research and training activities.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Specialized Centers of Excellence on Environmental Health Disparities Research [P50 Clinical Trial Optional] Friday, October 4, 2019 - Specialized center grants to support multidisciplinary research, research capacity building, and community-engaged research activities focused on understanding and reducing or eliminating environmental health disparities.
NIH: Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Thursday, September 19, 2019 - This FOA invites applications for collaborative research projects using simulation and other modeling techniques for specific cancer types: prostate, colon/rectum, breast, esophagus, lung, and cervix.
NIH: Research Networks for the Study of Recovery Support Services for Persons Treated with Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (R24 Clinical Trial Optional) Thursday, September 19, 2019 - This FOA invites applications to advance the development of efficacy and/or effectiveness research on recovery support services for those who were or who are being maintained on medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder.
NIH: Informatics Technology for Cancer Research Education Center (UE5 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Thursday, September 19, 2019 - This FOA establishes an ITCR Education Center to provide education resources that will enhance the use and usability of the informatics tools and resources developed and supported by the ITCR program.
NIH: Complex Integrated Multi-Component Projects in Aging Research (U19 Clinical Trial Optional) Thursday, September 19, 2019 - This FOA allows for applications that propose large-scale, complex research projects with multiple highly integrated components focused on a common research question relevant to aging.
NIH: Initiative to Maximize Research Education in Genomics: Diversity Action Plan (R25) Thursday, September 19, 2019 - This FOA will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on Research Experiences during either the summer or academic year.
DOE: Carbon Storage Assurance Facility Enterprise (CarbonSAFE): Site Characterization and CO2 Capture Assessment Friday, September 13, 2019 - The objective of this FOA is to accelerate wide-scale deployment of Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS).
NEH: Scholarly Editions and Translations Grants Friday, September 13, 2019 - This program supports the preparation of editions and translations of pre-existing texts that are foundational to humanities learning and research, but are currently inaccessible.
NIH: The Rat Opioid Genome Project: Clinical Trials not Allowed (U01- Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, September 13, 2019 - The goals of this program are to identify genetic, genomic, and molecular (epi)genetic variants that underlie phenotypes associated with vulnerability to distinct stages along the opioid use disorder trajectory and conditions associated with OUD.
NIH: NIDDK Cooperative Centers of Excellence in Hematology (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, September 13, 2019 - The program is designed to increase access to critical research resources and collaboration in the national multidisciplinary research effort to combat nonmalignant hematologic diseases and to study normal hematopoiesis.
NIH: Multisite Clinical Center Common Fund Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures Program: Acute Peri-operative Pain or Musculoskeletal Trauma (UM1 Clinical Trial Optional) Thursday, September 5, 2019 - Supports one Multisite Clinical Center to implement the enrollment and assessment of a large cohort of EITHER an acute musculoskeletal trauma OR an acute peri-operative pain event patients to identify biosignatures for resilience to and/or the transition from acute to chronic pain.
NSF: Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation 2020 (EFRI-2020) Thursday, September 5, 2019 - This solicitation is a funding opportunity for interdisciplinary teams of researchers to embark on rapidly advancing frontiers of fundamental engineering research.
NIH: Analytical Validationof a Candidate Biomarker for Neurological Disease (U44 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, August 30, 2019 - The purpose of this program is to fill critical scientific gaps needed to advance strong candidate biomarkers of neurological disease from discovery to clinical use.
NIH: Grand Opportunity in Medications Development for Substance-Use Disorders (U01 – Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, August 16, 2019 - FOA to accelerate the development of medication for the treatment of Substance Use Disorders.
NSF: Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER): New Urban Site Monday, August 12, 2019 - The LTER program has long recognized the importance of humans in ecological systems and is especially interested in how human activities in urban settings interact with natural processes to determine ecological outcomes.
NSF: Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Thursday, August 1, 2019 - This program supports research on the ecological, evolutionary and social drivers that influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases.
HHS: Rural Assistance Center (RAC) Friday, July 26, 2019 - This center serves as a national clearinghouse for information on rural health to support access to healthcare and improve population health in rural communities.
NIH: Center of Excellence for Natural Product Drug interaction Research (U54, Clinical Trial Required) Thursday, July 25, 2019 - The purpose of the Center of Excellence for Natural Product Drug Interaction Research to provide leadership in the study of natural product drug interactions.
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: 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.
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.
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.