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The ARPA Statewide Planning, Research and Networks NOFO is part of EDA’s multi-phase effort to respond to the coronavirus pandemic as directed by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Specifically, this NOFO seeks to build regional economies for the future through two primary avenues: a) Statewide Planning and b) Research and Networks. Subject to the availability of funds, awards made under this NOFO will help develop coordinated state-wide plans for economic development and data, tools and institutional capacity to evaluate and scale evidence-based economic development efforts, including through communities of practice and provision of technical assistance among existing and new EDA grantees.

Amount: $6,000,000

Deadline: Oct. 31, 2021

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This opportunity solicits proposals to understand the combined impacts of multiple stressors on the function and health of marine ecosystems within the context of climate change. This information will be used to improve place-based management of marine protected areas and enable the proactive protection of these critical ecosystems under future climate scenarios.

Amount: $4,000,000

Deadline: Jan. 18, 2022

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This funding opportunity announcement solicits grant applications to catalyze major advances in single-molecule protein sequencing and single cell proteome analysis through technology development. The goal of this initiative is to achieve technological advances over the next five years that enable generation of protein sequencing data at sufficient scale, speed, cost and accuracy to use routinely in studies of genome biology and function, and in biomedical and clinical research in general.

Amount: $2,265,000

Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021

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The goal of this funding opportunity announcement is to support hypothesis-driven research to gain an understanding of the dysregulation of transposable elements (TE) and their contributions to Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease-related dementias and aging. This FOA encourages applications that investigate causal effects of TE activation in disease and aging and applications that model therapeutic interventions to facilitate the transition of the field from observational discovery towards a deeper mechanistic understanding of the function and regulation of TEs.

Amount: $2,630,000 – $3,650,000

Deadline: Nov. 2, 2021

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking applications proposing to accelerate water innovation, information availability, and engagement to advance clean and safe water reuse goals, promote better understanding of the nation’s water and wastewater treatment and infrastructure, and enhance the availability and efficient use of water resources through water reuse. This request for applications is intended to address multiple water reuse sources and applications to support national efforts to reduce technological and institutional barriers for expanded water reuse. 

Amount: $3,246,000

Deadline: Sept. 29, 2021

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The ATE program supports the education of technicians for the high-technology fields that drive our nation’s economy. The program involves partnerships between academic institutions (grades 7-12, IHEs), industry, and economic development agencies to promote improvement in the education of science and engineering technicians at the undergraduate and secondary institution school levels. The ATE program supports curriculum development; professional development of college faculty and secondary school teachers; career pathways; and other activities. The program invites applied research proposals that advance the knowledge base related to technician education.

Amount: $350,000 – $7,500,000

Deadline: Oct. 14, 2021

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The Advancing Informal STEM Learning program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments; and engage the public of all ages in learning STEM in informal environments.

Amount: $300,000 – $3,000,000

Deadline: Jan. 18, 2022

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This Funding Opportunity Announcement solicits applications for research projects that will use computational approaches to test the validity of dimensional constructs in the NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) matrix (or similar constructs based on comparable criteria). Some elements of the RDoC matrix have been updated since its first release, but a thorough data-driven validation that broadly explores, compares and validates the constructs within the matrix has not been performed.

Amount: $3,775,000

Deadline: November 1, 2021

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The Dialogues on the Experience of War program supports the study and discussion of important humanities sources about war, in the belief that these sources can help U.S. military veterans and others think more deeply about the issues raised by war and military service.  Dialogues is designed to reach military veterans; however, projects involving discussion groups that integrate veterans with civilians, men and women in active service, and military families are welcome. Project teams should include humanities scholars, military veterans, and individuals with relevant experience.

Amount: $100,000

Deadline: October 14, 2021

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The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity is to improve national capacity to address the growing problem of vector-borne diseases via support for regional Centers of Excellence for vector-borne diseases. The project objectives are threefold: 1) conduct applied research on approaches to prevent vector bites or suppress the populations of regionally important arthropod vectors and their associated human disease agents in the environment; 2) train a new generation of public health entomologists to serve as subject matter experts for arthropod pathogen vectors at state/local levels by involving graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in applied research; and 3) strengthen linkages and collaborative relationships between the academic community and state/territorial/tribal/local public health organizations, vector management programs and other potentially relevant stakeholder groups, as needed, to develop, evaluate and implement vector and vector-borne pathogen suppression strategies. The primary focus should be on applied research, with training and communities of practice elements designed to enhance applied research outcomes.

Amount: $10,000,000

Deadline: January 18, 2022 (estimated)

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