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Large Grant Opportunities

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NIJ: Research and Evaluation of Promising Reentry Initiatives, Fiscal Year 2020 Friday, January 24, 2020 - The goal of this solicitation is to advance the body of knowledge on promising practices in offender reentry, in part to inform federal and other reentry-specific initiatives.
NIH: Genomic Community Resources (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, January 24, 2020 - This FOA will support the development and distribution of genomic resources that use cost-effective approaches and will be valuable for the broad research community.
DOE: FY20 Bioenergy Technologies Multi-Topic FOA Friday, January 24, 2020 - This FOA will provide funding to address Bioenergy Technologies Office’s highest priority R&D areas.
HHS: UT2 Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P) Friday, January 17, 2020 - The purpose of this program is to establish and maintain an interdisciplinary, multicenter research platform for scientific collaboration and infrastructure building.
HHS: UT3 Autism Intervention Research Network on Behavioral Health Friday, January 17, 2020 - The purpose of this program is to establish and maintain an interdisciplinary, multicenter research platform for scientific collaboration and infrastructure building.
Limited Submission: Biomedical Research Facilities (C06 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, January 17, 2020 - This FOA invites academic institutions to apply for support to modernize existing or construct new biomedical research facilities.
Limited Submission: Tomorrow’s Leaders College-to-Work Pipeline Pilot Friday, January 10, 2020 - This project will match the Middle East Partnership Initiative’s Tomorrow’s Leaders senior students (undergraduate and graduate) with meaningful employment and leadership opportunities in their areas of professional interests.
DOE: Systems Biology Research to Advance Sustainable Bioenergy Crop Development Friday, January 10, 2020 - Applications are requested for: i. Systems-level research to improve understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying bioenergy feedstock productivity; ii. Systems biology-enabled investigations into the role(s) of microbes and microbial communities in supporting plant productivity and vigor.
NSF: Principles and Practice of Scalable Systems Friday, January 10, 2020 - The aim of this program is to support a community of researchers who will work symbiotically across the multiple disciplines above to perform research on scalability of modern applications, systems, and toolchains.
Limited Submission: Competition for the Management of Operations and Maintenance of the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Monday, January 6, 2020 - NSF solicits proposals to manage the operations and maintenance of the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), an NSF-funded major facility project.
DOD: AFRL Research Collaboration Program II Friday, December 20, 2019 - The objective of this program is to enable collaborative research partnerships between Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and Academia that engages a diverse pool of scientists and engineers in addressing foundational research challenges in support of the nation’s air, space and cyberspace technology needs.
DOE: Extreme Environment Materials for Power Generation Friday, December 20, 2019 - The Program focuses on development and validation of materials and technologies for existing and new fossil power generation applications with improved cost, performance, and reliability.
NIH: Improving Management of Opioids and Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in Older Adults (R18) Friday, December 20, 2019 - The goal of this FOA is to develop, implement, evaluate, and disseminate strategies to improve the management of opioid use and opioid use disorder (OUD) in older adults in primary care settings
DOE: Systems for Monitoring and Analytics for Renewable Transportation Fuels from Agricultural Resources and Management (SMARTFARM) Friday, December 20, 2019 - The objective of this program is to bridge the data gap in the biofuel supply chain by funding the development of technologies that can replace national averages and emissions factors for feedstock-related emissions with field-level estimates.
NIH: Developmental Mechanisms of Human Structural Birth Defects (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, December 20, 2019 - Supports program projects that integrate basic, translational, and clinical approaches to understanding the developmental biology and genetic basis of significant congenital human malformations.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Immune Tolerance Network (UM1 Clinical Trial Required) Friday, December 13, 2019 - The goal of this Network is to develop tolerogenic approaches for the treatment and prevention of disease in three clinical areas: asthma and allergic diseases; autoimmune diseases; and immune-mediated consequences of allotransplantation.
NIH: NIA Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN) (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, December 6, 2019 - The purpose of this FOA is to support a network to enhance collaborations across NIA's 6 centers programs.
NIH: Local Food Producer Outreach, Education, and Training to Enhance Food Safety and FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Compliance (U01) Friday, December 6, 2019 - The purpose of this program is to provide training, education, and outreach, address training gaps and to facilitate identification of appropriate technical assistance resources for local food producers and processors.
NIH: Real Time Chromatin Dynamics and Function (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, December 6, 2019 - To support the development and application of tools that would enable the monitoring in real-time of the dynamic three-dimensional structure of mammalian genomes and provide insight into how organizing components of 4D genome architecture affect biological processes in live cells.
USAID: The Health, Ecosystems and Agriculture for Resilient, Thriving Societies (HEARTH) Friday, December 6, 2019 - The Office of Forestry and Biodiversity is seeking transformational solutions to cross-sectoral development challenges in biodiverse landscapes.
NIH: Tissue Mapping Centers for the Human BioMolecular Atlas Program (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, December 6, 2019 - The purpose of this FOA is to establish state-of-the-art Tissue Mapping Centers that will generate high-resolution, high-content, multiscale maps of non-diseased human organs and systems.
NEH: Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections Friday, December 6, 2019 - This program helps cultural institutions meet the complex challenge of preserving large and diverse holdings of humanities materials for future generations.
NSF: Dimensions of Biodiversity Friday, December 6, 2019 - This campaign promotes novel integrative approaches to fill the most substantial gaps in our understanding of the diversity of life on Earth.
NIH: Early Psychosis Intervention Network (EPINET): Practice-Based Research to Improve Treatment Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Thursday, November 21, 2019 - This FOA invites applications for additional regional scientific hubs to join the overall EPINET effort.
NSF/NASA: Next Generation Software for Data-driven Models of Space Weather with Quantified Uncertainties Thursday, November 21, 2019 - The goal of this program is to transform development of predictive modeling of the coupled evolution of the magnetized solar atmosphere and the solar wind, and their interaction with the Earth's magnetosphere and upper atmosphere.
NEH: Institutes for Advances Topics in the Digital Humanities Thursday, November 21, 2019 - Supports national or regional training programs for scholars, humanities professionals, and advanced graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities.
NEH: Landmarks of American History and Culture Thursday, November 21, 2019 - Supports a series of one-week workshops for K-12 educators to enhance and strengthen humanities teaching at the K-12 level.
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.
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: 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: 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: 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: 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.
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.
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.