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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: Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - These competitive research awards provide seed money for junior faculty members that often result in additional funding from other sources.
Limited Submission: Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants Program (SPECA) Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - SPECA-funded projects encourage academic institutions, in partnership with organizations and employers to identify and address challenges facing the food and agricultural sciences education and workforce community.
Limited Submission: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) (T32) Friday, October 16, 2020 - The goal of the Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) program is to develop a diverse pool of scientists earning a Ph.D., who have the skills to successfully transition into careers in the biomedical research workforce.
Limited Submission: ARI Young Investigator Grants Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - Intended to encourage, and promote the early career development of clinicians and scientists in vision research and ophthalmology.
Limited Submission: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Study Vaccine-elicited Immunity and Efficacy against Malaria (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, October 9, 2020 - The purpose of this initiative is to support research to advance understanding of the underlying immune mechanisms that contribute to malaria vaccine-elicited protection or vaccine hypo-responsiveness in endemic regions.
Limited Submission: Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET) Program for Professionals Thursday, October 8, 2020 - The purpose of this program is to increase the supply of behavioral health professionals while also improving distribution of a quality behavioral health workforce and thereby increasing access to behavioral health services.
Limited Submission: Emerging Infections Network – Research for Preventing, Detecting, and Managing Travelers who Acquire Infectious Diseases Abroad Friday, October 2, 2020 - The purpose of this program is to support research activities that will assist with the prevention, detection, and management of international travelers who become ill during or after travel.
Limited Submission: Monitoring Cause-specific School Absenteeism for Estimating Community-wide Influenza and SARS-CoV-2 Transmission Friday, October 2, 2020 - The purpose program is to support a research project that implements an influenza-like illness-specific student absentee monitoring system in K-12 schools and assess its usability for early detection of influenza, SARS-CoV-2, and other respiratory pathogen transmission in schools and surrounding communities.
Limited Submission: Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Friday, October 2, 2020 - This program offers researchers from science and engineering disciplines 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: Ethical and Responsible Research (ER2) Friday, October 2, 2020 - This program funds research projects that identify (1) factors that are effective in the formation of ethical STEM researchers and (2) approaches to developing those factors in all STEM fields that NSF supports.
Limited Submission: Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) Monday, September 21, 2020 - The MRI program supports the acquisition or development of a multi-user research instrument that is, in general, too costly and/or not appropriate for support through other NSF programs.
Limited Submission: VentureWell Faculty Grants Thursday, September 17, 2020 - Supports faculty with innovative ideas to create new or transform existing courses and programs to help students develop novel, STEM-based inventions and gain the necessary entrepreneurial skills needed to bring these ideas to market.
Limited Submission: Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (P42 Clinical Trial Optional) Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - Grants will support problem-based, solution-oriented research centers that consist of multiple, integrated projects representing both the biomedical and environmental science and engineering disciplines; as well as cores tasked with administrative, data management and analysis, community engagement, research experience and training coordination, and research support functions.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - Accepts proposals from organizations willing to serve as service providers within the NSF Innovative High-Performance Computing program to provide advanced cyberinfrastructure capabilities and/or services in production operations to support the full range of computational- and data-intensive research across all of science and engineering.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes Friday, September 4, 2020 - The National AI Research Institutes program will fund Institutes comprising scientists, engineers, and educators united by a common focus on advancing the research frontiers in AI.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1 – Clinical Trial Optional) Thursday, August 27, 2020 - This FOA is designed to support highly integrated research teams of 3 to 6 PDs/PIs to address ambitious and challenging research questions that are important for the mission of NIGMS and are beyond the scope of one or two investigators.
Limited Submission: NIOSH Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health® (U19) Thursday, August 27, 2020 - The purpose of this FOA is to develop and conduct a broad range of multidisciplinary research, intervention, outreach and education, and evaluation activities that advance the overall safety, health, and well-being of the diverse population of workers in our nation.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: NIH Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - The goal of this 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.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Harnessing the Data Revolution: Coordination Hub (HDR Central) Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - The overarching purpose of HDR Central will be to increase the impact of the HDR Big Idea by supporting coordination and communication among all HDR projects, and by sharing HDR efforts and outcomes with the public.
Limited Submission: Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - The Blavatnik National Awards honor America’s most innovative young faculty-rank scientists and engineers.
Postponed: Limited Submission: National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program Monday, August 17, 2020 - The internal competition for the NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program has been postponed until the new solicitation is released this fall.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Martin Delaney Collaboratories for HIV Cure Research (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, August 7, 2020 - The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to address the problem of HIV persistence in people living with HIV treated with suppressive antiretroviral drug regimens.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Martin Delaney Collaboratory for Pediatric HIV Cure Research (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, August 7, 2020 - This Funding Opportunity Announcement is soliciting applications to support research on HIV cure in pediatric populations.
Limited Submission: Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program Friday, August 7, 2020 - The Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative approaches to STEM graduate education training.
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.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into the Earth, Ocean, Polar and Atmospheric & Geospace Sciences (IUSE:GEOPAths) Friday, July 17, 2020 - The NSF's Improving Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative is a Foundation-wide effort to accelerate improvements in the quality and effectiveness of undergraduate education in all STEM fields including the learning, social, behavioral, and economic sciences.
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.