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Limited Submission: Flow Battery Systems Manufacturing Thursday, March 25, 2021 - This program seeks proposals for projects that focus on work to develop or improve manufacturing processes for individual flow battery components, followed by collaborative work to integrate those new or improved components into a prototype system with a mid-sized capacity for industrial applications.
Limited Submission: FY 2022 Critical Language Scholarship Program Thursday, March 25, 2021 - The CLS Program is designed to increase the number of Americans who learn critical foreign languages in support of the U.S. foreign policy goals of increasing national security and promoting economic competitiveness.
Limited Submission: Program to Advance the Career Development of Scientists from Diverse Backgrounds Conducting Nutrition, Obesity, Diabetes, and Related Research (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) Thursday, March 25, 2021 - The purpose of this program is to enhance the diversity of the research workforce who are available to successfully compete for independent research funding from NIH in the areas of nutrition, obesity, diabetes, and related conditions.
Limited Submission: FY2021 Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Program Friday, March 19, 2021 - This program offers foreign English teaching professionals and language learners the opportunity for professional development through high-quality virtual programming.
Limited Submission: Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Friday, March 12, 2021 - This program offers researchers from all disciplines of science and engineering funded by NSF the opportunity to perform translational research and technology development, catalyze partnerships and accelerate the transition of discoveries from the laboratory to the marketplace for societal benefit.
Limited Submission: Scientific Innovations Award Thursday, March 11, 2021 - Brain Research Foundation’s Scientific Innovations Award Program provides funding for innovative science in both basic and clinical neuroscience.
Limited Submission: Mallinckrodt Grants Thursday, March 11, 2021 - The mission of the Foundation is to support early stage investigators engaged in basic biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease.
Limited Submission: Maximizing Access to Research Careers (T34) Thursday, March 4, 2021 - This program provides support to develop and implement effective, evidence-informed approaches to biomedical training and mentoring that will keep pace with the rapid evolution of the research enterprise.
Limited Submission: National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program Thursday, March 4, 2021 - The NSF NRT program seeks proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers.
Limited Submission: Tuberculosis Research Advancement Centers (P30 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Friday, February 26, 2021 - The main goal of these centers is to provide administrative and shared research support to foster and elevate multidisciplinary tuberculosis (TB) research and provide exceptional mentorship to new investigators.
Limited Submission: Grants for Arts Projects Friday, February 26, 2021 - The program supports public engagement with, and access to, various forms of art across the nation, the creation of excellent art, learning in the arts at all stages of life, and the integration of the arts into the fabric of community life.
Limited Submission: High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, February 12, 2021 - The HEI grant program encourages applications from groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of high-end, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems.
Limited Submission: Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, February 12, 2021 - This program encourages applications from groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of high-priced, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated instrumentation system.
Limited Submission: Human Immunology Project Consortium (HIPC) Coordinating Center (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, February 12, 2021 - The goal of this FOA is to support a Coordinating Center for the Human Immunology Project Consortium (HIPC) program.
Limited Submission: Human Immunology Project Consortium (HIPC) (U19 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, February 12, 2021 - The purpose of this FOA is to characterize human immune responses/mechanisms elicited by vaccinations, vaccine adjuvants or natural infections by capitalizing on recent advances in immune profiling technologies.
Limited Submission: Screening for Conditions by Electronic Nose Technology (SCENT) (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) Thursday, February 11, 2021 - This FOA is seeking applications for a portable sensing device to detect volatile organic compounds emanating from skin and to develop a catalog of VOCs as distinct signatures for at least 20 human diseases and conditions.
Limited Submission: Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Coordination Ecosystem: Services & Support – Coordination Office (ACCESS-ACO) Thursday, February 4, 2021 - This solicitation focuses on the creation of a coordination office to support the collective and coordinated operation of the NSF ACCESS solicitation awardees.
Limited Submission: Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Coordination Ecosystem: Services & Support (ACCESS) Thursday, February 4, 2021 - This solicitation aims to establish a suite of CI coordination services - meant to support a broad and diverse set of requirements, users, and usage modes from all areas of S&E research and education.
Limited Submission: Pew Biomedical Scholars Thursday, January 28, 2021 - The Pew Scholars Program provides funding to young investigators of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health.
Limited Submission: NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) (R25 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Thursday, January 28, 2021 - The goal of this R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.
Limited Submission: Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, January 22, 2021 - This FOA seeks to support programs that include innovative approaches to enhance biomedical engineering design education to ensure a future workforce that can meet the nation’s needs in biomedical research and healthcare technologies.
Limited Submission: Enhancing Science, Technology, EnginEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences (R25) Friday, January 22, 2021 - This program is intended to expose students to bioengineering research early in their college careers and interest them in potentially pursuing advanced studies in bioengineering or a related field.
Limited Submission: Research Experience in Genomic Research for Data Scientists (R25) Friday, January 8, 2021 - The goal of this program is to support educational activities that encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to pursue further studies or careers in research.
Limited Submission: Mentored Research Experiences for Genetic Counselors (R25) Friday, January 8, 2021 - The goal of this program is to support educational activities that help recruit individuals with specific specialty or disciplinary backgrounds to research careers in biomedical, behavioral and clinical sciences.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: SEC Faculty Travel Program Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - The SEC Faculty Travel Program aims to foster relationships that stimulate collaboration between SEC member universities.
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.
Limited Submission: Continuation of the Human Pancreas Analysis Program (HPAP) for Type 1 Diabetes (HPAP-T1D) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, July 10, 2020 - This FOA will support one team of investigators with combined expertise in human pancreas physiology and pathophysiology; collection, processing and multimodal analysis of human pancreatic tissues; and biological database building, curation and management.
Limited Submission: Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - This program seeks to enhance and expand the national resource of digital data documenting existing vouchered biological and paleontological collections and to advance scientific knowledge by improving access to digitized information (including images) residing in vouchered scientific collections across the United States.
Limited Submission: NIAMS Rheumatic Diseases Research Resource-based Centers (P30 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) requests applications for the NIAMS Resource-based Centers Program (P30) for rheumatic diseases research areas within its mission.
Limited Submission: Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - This program supports active long-term collaborative partnerships between K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, Computer and Information Science, and Mathematics (STEM) in-service and pre-service teachers, full-time community college faculty, and university faculty and students to enhance the scientific disciplinary knowledge and capacity of the STEM teachers and/or community college faculty through participation in authentic summer research experiences with engineering and computer science faculty researchers.
Limited Submission: Emergency Awards: RADx-UP Coordination and Data Collection Center (CDCC) (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, June 19, 2020 - This emergency cooperative agreement FOA from NIH provides an expedited funding mechanism as part of the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics-Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) initiative, a consortium of community-engaged research projects to understand factors that have led to disproportionate burden of the COVID-19 pandemic on the underserved and/or vulnerable populations so that interventions can be implemented to decrease these disparities.
Limited Submission: Enhancing Science, Technology, EnginEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences (R25) Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - The overarching goal of this R25 program is to support educational activities that encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, to pursue further studies or careers in research. 
Limited Submission: Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, June 12, 2020 - This FOA supports applications for OAICs, centers of excellence in geriatrics research and research education, to increase scientific knowledge leading to better ways to maintain or restore independence in older persons.
Limited Submission: Artificial Intelligence and Technology Collaboratories for Aging Research (P30 – Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, June 12, 2020 - The AITC program will serve as a national resource to promote the development and implementation of artificial intelligence approaches and technology through demonstration projects to improve care and health outcomes for older Americans, including persons with dementia and their caregivers.
Limited Submission: NIH Director’s Emergency Early Independence Awards (DP5 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, June 5, 2020 - This FOA solicits applications responsive only to the COVID-19 public health emergency through support of the CARES Act.
Limited Submission: NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, June 5, 2020 - Supports exceptional junior investigators who wish to pursue independent research soon after completion of their terminal doctoral degree or post-graduate clinical training, thereby forgoing the traditional post-doctoral training period and accelerating their entry into an independent research career.
Limited Submission: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions (ADVANCE) Friday, June 5, 2020 - The NSF ADVANCE program contributes to the National Science Foundation's goal of a more diverse and capable science and engineering workforce.
Limited Submission: Sloan Research Fellowships Friday, June 5, 2020 - These fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.
Limited Submission: Searle Scholars Program Friday, June 5, 2020 - Supports the independent research of exceptional young faculty in the biomedical sciences and chemistry.
Limited Submission: Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust Grants Thursday, May 14, 2020 - The Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust supports education and research in ornamental horticulture through grants to botanical gardens, arboreta, universities, and other charitable organizations strongly-aligned with its funding interests.
Limited Submission: Our Town Thursday, May 14, 2020 - NEA supports projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes.
Limited Submission: Alzheimer’s Disease Research Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Thursday, May 14, 2020 - The objectives of the NIA Alzheimer’s Centers Program are to foster highly interactive, cutting-edge Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer's disease-related dementias research.
Limited Submission: U.S. Consulate Fukuoka, Public Affairs Section Annual Program Statement Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - Supports projects that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Japan through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Developmental Centers for AIDS Research (P30 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Thursday, April 16, 2020 - The purpose of this program is to invite applications for the Developmental Centers for AIDS Research (D-CFAR) program to provide administrative and shared research support to enhance HIV/AIDS research.
Limited Submission: Mallinckrodt Grants Thursday, April 16, 2020 - This program supports early stage investigators engaged in biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis, or treatment of disease.
Limited Submission: Asthma and Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Centers (U19 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, March 27, 2020 - The purpose of this FOA is to invite applications from single institutions or consortia of institutions to participate in the Asthma and Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Centers (AADCRC) program.
Limited Submission: Amgen Foundation Grant Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - The Foundation awards grants to local, regional, and international nonprofit organizations that are replicable, scalable and designed to have a lasting and meaningful effect in our communities. Grants should reflect Amgen's dedication to impacting lives in inspiring and innovative ways.