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Leading Culture Change Through Professional Societies of Biology Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - The BIO-LEAPS program aims to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in the biological sciences broadly by leveraging the leadership, broad reach and unique ability of professional societies to create culture change in the life sciences.
Energy Frontier Research Centers Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - The DOE SC program in Basic Energy Sciences (BES) announces a re-competition of the Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) program and encourages both new and renewal applications.
FY2023 Faculty Seed Grants in the Sciences Wednesday, January 5, 2022 - The Office of Research announces the FY2023 cycle for the Faculty Seed Grants in the Sciences: Social Sciences, Life Sciences, Physical Sciences and Engineering. Deadline: March 1, 2022.
DRL Internet Freedom Annual Program Statement Thursday, December 23, 2021 - The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor requests Statements of Interest from organizations interested in developing programs that support Internet Freedom.
DOE: Biosystems Design to Enable Safe Production of Next-Generation Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biomaterials Thursday, December 23, 2021 - BER invests in crosscutting technologies and programs to enable multiscale, systems-level research to understand, predict, manipulate, and design biological processes that underpin innovations for bioenergy and bioproduct research.
USDE (IES): Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Education Policy and Practice; USDE (IES): Improving Pandemic Recovery Efforts in Education Agencies Thursday, December 23, 2021 - USDE (IES) announces two competitions—one to accelerate recovery and one to improve pandemic recovery in education agencies.
NSF: Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier Monday, December 13, 2021 - The objectives of the Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier program are to facilitate multidisciplinary or convergent research that prepares people for the future world of work.
NEH: Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - The Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities program supports national or regional (multistate) training programs for scholars, humanities professionals, and graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities.
NSF: Understanding the Rules of Life: Emergent Networks Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - Successful projects of the URoL:EN program are expected to use convergent approaches that explore emergent network properties of living systems across various levels of organizational scale and, ultimately, to contribute to understanding the rules of life through new theories and reliable predictions.
NSF Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC) Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - The S&CC program supports integrative research that addresses fundamental technological and social science dimensions of smart and connected communities and pilots solutions together with communities.
NEH: Institutes for Higher Education Faculty Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - NEH Institutes are professional development programs that convene higher education faculty from across the nation.
NEH: Landmarks of American History and Culture Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - Landmarks supports a series of one-week residential, virtual and combined format projects across the nation to enhance and strengthen how K-12 educators incorporate place-based teaching and learning in the humanities.
NIH: Basic Neurodevelopmental Biology of Circuits and Behavior (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - This FOA encourages research projects focused on the dynamic and mechanistic links between the maturation of brain circuits and behaviors across development in rodents and non-human primates.
NSF: Navigating the New Arctic Monday, November 8, 2021 - Navigating the New Arctic seeks innovations in fundamental convergence research across the social, natural, environmental, computing and information sciences, and engineering.
NIH: Identification and Characterization of Persistence Mechanisms of Select Protozoan Pathogens (R01) Monday, November 1, 2021 - The purpose of this FOA is to expand understanding of protozoan parasite persistence mechanisms.
NIH: Large Research Projects for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB) (R01) Monday, November 1, 2021 - This FOA solicits applications for grant funding to conduct Large Health Services Research Projects (R01) focused on combating antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Parkinson’s Foundation: Parkinson’s Foundation Research Centers Monday, November 1, 2021 - The Parkinson’s Foundation Research Centers is interested in proposals that tackle critical issues or problems that are impeding progress in the field of PD research.
NSF: Biodiversity on a Changing Planet (BoCP) Thursday, October 21, 2021 - The Biodiversity on a Changing Planet program is a cross directorate and international program led by NSF that invites submission of interdisciplinary proposals addressing grand challenges in biodiversity science within the context of unprecedented environmental change.
CDC: Vector-Borne Disease Regional Centers of Excellence Thursday, October 21, 2021 - The purpose of this NOFO is to support research to improve national capacity to address the growing problem of vector-borne diseases via continued support for regional Centers of Excellence for Vector-Borne Diseases.
NSF: Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science Phase II (TRIPODS) Monday, October 18, 2021 - NSF's Harnessing the Data Revolution Big Idea is a national-scale activity to enable new modes of data-driven discovery that will allow fundamental questions to be asked and answered at the frontiers of science and engineering.
NSF: Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Community Research Infrastructure Program Monday, October 18, 2021 - The Computer and Information Science and Engineering Community Research Infrastructure program drives discovery and learning in the core CISE disciplines by funding the creation and enhancement of world-class research infrastructure.
NIH: Development of Microbiome-Related Approaches for Diagnosis/Mitigation/Treatment of Radiation Injuries (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Monday, October 11, 2021 - The purpose of this FOA is to support research that will advance the understanding of how the microbiome affects radiation injury.
DOC: US Marine Life Observations: Coordinated Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON) and Animal Telemetry Network (ATN) Activities to Ensure Resilient, Productive Ecosystems and Human Communities in the Face of Change Monday, October 11, 2021 - This program supports proposals that: (1) build upon the foundation established by MBON, ATN and the US IOOS Regional Associations to work across sectors and disciplines towards an integrated, sustained marine life observing capability for the U.S. ocean, coasts and Great Lakes, from estuaries to the deep ocean.
NIH: Systems Biology for Infectious Diseases (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Monday, October 11, 2021 - The purpose of the FOA is to support research that employs systems biology approaches to human pathogens.
NIH: SPARC Human Open Research Neural Engineering Technologies (HORNET) Initiative (U41) Monday, October 11, 2021 - This U41 opportunity will fund centers to create interoperable open-source modules that can be combined into custom profiles for new exploratory and clinical neuromodulation studies in the peripheral nervous system, and for potential applicability in the central nervous system.
NIH: Pediatric Obesity Discovery Science Research to Improve Understanding of Risk and Causal Mechanisms for Obesity in Early Life (R01) Monday, October 11, 2021 - The purpose of this FOA is to support innovative, discovery research studies to better characterize early-life risk factors and elucidate underlying causal mechanisms through which these risk factors contribute to the development of obesity during infancy and early childhood.
NSF: Integrative Research in Biology (IntBIO) Saturday, September 25, 2021 - This solicitation invites submission of collaborative proposals that tackle bold questions in biology and require an integrated approach to make substantive progress.
NSF: Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI) Saturday, September 25, 2021 - This solicitation expands the Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation program by adding a new project class: Transition to Sustainability.
NSF: Biology Integration Institutes (BII) Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - The NSF Directorate for Biological Sciences program for Biology Integration Institutes (BII) supports diverse and collaborative teams of researchers investigating questions that span multiple disciplines within and beyond biology.
NSF: EHR Core Research – Resource Coordination Hub (ECR Hub) Monday, September 13, 2021 - NSF seeks proposals to create an EHR Core Research (ECR) Resource Coordination Hub (ECR Hub) that will be an intellectual partner to the ECR:Core and the ECR:BCSER grantee communities and the NSF to enhance the overall influence and reach of ECR STEM education research investments.
DOE: Natural Gas Demand Response Pilot Program Monday, September 13, 2021 - FOA soliciting cooperative agreements for the development of multiple regional natural gas demand response pilot programs in collaboration with utilities, local distribution companies and public utility commissions.
NEH: Digital Humanities Advancement Grants Monday, September 13, 2021 - computationally challenging digital projects, leading to work that can scale to enhance scholarly research, teaching and public programming in the humanities.
NSF: Facility and Instrumentation Request Process (FIRP) Monday, September 13, 2021 - The Facility and Instrumentation Request Process (FIRP) solicitation describes the mechanism by which the research community can propose projects that require access to instrumentation and facilities sponsored by the FARE Program.
NIH: National Cancer Institute Youth Enjoy Science Research Education Program (R25) Friday, September 3, 2021 - This funding opportunity seeks to facilitate the education of students from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical research who will become knowledgeable about cancer, and available to focus on cancer later in their careers.
NSF: Reproducible Cells and Organoids via Directed-Differentiation Encoding (RECODE) Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - Several NSF divisions seek proposals that elucidate mechanisms of, and develop strategies to, direct the differentiation of undifferentiated cells into mature, functional cells or organoids.
NSF: NSF-Simons Collaboration on a National Institute for Theory and Mathematics in Biology Monday, August 23, 2021 - The purpose of the NSF-Simons Collaboration on a National Institute for Theory and Mathematics in Biology is to support a research institute to enable innovative research at the intersection of mathematical and biological sciences to facilitate new developments of biology-inspired mathematical theories, methodologies and innovative modeling approaches to advance the understanding of challenging biological problems.
NIH: Effectiveness of Implementing Sustainable Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Low-Resource Settings to Achieve Mental Health Equity for Traditionally Underserved Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - This FOA encourages studies that develop and test the effectiveness of strategies for implementation and sustainable delivery of evidence-based mental health treatments and services to improve mental health outcomes for underserved populations in low-resourced settings in the U.S. 
HRSA: Optimizing Momentum Toward Sustainable Epidemic Control Friday, July 9, 2021 - As PEPFAR countries get closer to achieving Epidemic Control, there will be a need for unique solutions in countries seeking to attain and sustain long-term epidemic control, from determining the most effective delivery systems for a particular population, region, or country, to transforming the latest scientific breakthroughs into sustainable service delivery models, improving health workforce capacity and beyond.
NSF: CISE Community Research Infrastructure (CCRI) Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - NSF's CISE Community Research Infrastructure program drives discovery and learning in the core CISE disciplines of the three participating divisions by funding the creation and enhancement of world-class research infrastructure.
NSF: Mathematical Sciences Research Institutes Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - The goals of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institutes program include advancing research in the mathematical sciences, increasing the impact of the mathematical sciences in other disciplines, and expanding the talent base engaged in mathematical research in the United States.
2020-2021 UGA Research Awards – DEADLINE EXTENDED Thursday, September 24, 2020 - This extension applies to the following research awards: Postdoctoral Research Awards, Robert C. Anderson Memorial Award (for recent graduate students) and the Faculty Research Awards.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome, and Mastercard: COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator Friday, August 28, 2020 - The COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator is a collaborative effort to research, develop and bring effective treatments to market quickly and accessibly.
NIH: Grand Opportunity in Medications Development for Substance-Use Disorders (U01 – Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, August 14, 2020 - The purpose of this FOA is to accelerate the development of medication for the treatment of Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) by encouraging research applications to support a diverse array of preclinical and/or clinical research projects.
Limited Submission: Reducing Child Labor in Ethiopian Agriculture Using a Gender Focused Approach Friday, July 17, 2020 - The Bureau of International Labor Affairs and U.S. Department of Labor announce the availability of approximately $5,000,000 total costs for one cooperative agreement to fund a technical assistance project in Ethiopia to reduce child labor in Ethiopia’s agricultural sector, with a focus on the informal sector, using a gender mainstreaming approach.
IBM: 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - Call for Code asks innovators to create practical, effective, and high-quality applications based on one or more IBM Cloud™ services (for example, web, mobile, data, analytics, AI, IoT, or weather) that can have an immediate and lasting impact on humanitarian issues.
TD Bank: The 2020 TD Ready Challenge Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - The TD Ready Challenge is an annual North American initiative, which supports organizations developing innovative solutions for a changing world. The 2020 TD Ready Challenge focuses on supporting innovative solutions that address the impacts of the pandemic.
Russell Sage Foundation: New Funding Guidelines for August 5 Deadline Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - Due to the effects of COVID-19 on all facets of American life, the foundation is changing its immediate priorities for LOI for the August 5 deadline. 
RWJF: Systems for Action: Supplemental Research on COVID-19 Response and Recovery Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - This call for proposals will provide supplemental research funding to teams that are already engaged in the study of a promising system alignment mechanism, with the objective of learning how this mechanism performs in addressing health and social needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
APhA Foundation: Incentive Grants Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - A project prosal with any community/ambulatory-pharmacy based practice innovation is acceptable, but preference will be given to projects with a focus in the following areas: Behavioral Health, Diabetes/ Cardiovascular Care, Pain Management, Patient Care Workflow, Pharmacist-Patient Communication, Pharmacogenomics, COVID-19 Prevention/Treatment/Testing.
PCORI: Phased Large Awards for Comparative Effectiveness Research – Cycle 3 2020 Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - This PCORI funding announcement invites applications for high-quality comparative effectiveness research (CER) projects that will examine a critical patient-centered research question that is also relevant to decision makers and other stakeholders.