Request for Proposal List
The proposal requests below are listed by the date dues of either the Letter of Intent or when they are due at the agency.
If you would like a copy, please contact Katy Roberts or call 509-335-2885.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration – University Leadership Initiative 2 (ULI2)
Purpose: ULI2 provides the opportunity for university teams to exercise technical and organizational leadership in proposing unique technical challenges in aeronautics, defining multi-disciplinary solutions, establishing peer review mechanisms, and applying innovative teaming strategies to strengthen the research impact.
Research proposals are sought in eight ULI2 topic areas in Appendix D.4.
Topic 1: Safe, Efficient Growth in Global Operations (Strategic Thrust 1)
Topic 2: Innovation in Commercial Supersonic Aircraft (Strategic Thrust 2)
Topic 3: Subsonic Transport (Strategic Thrust 3a)
Topic 4: Civil Aircraft that Incorporate Vertical Lift Capability (Strategic Thrust 3b)
Topic 5: Transition to Alternative Propulsion and Energy (Strategic Thrust 4)
Topic 6: Real-Time ... » More ...
National Science Foundation – Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Purpose: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program. This solicitation features two mechanisms for support of student research: (1) REU Sites are based on independent proposals to initiate and conduct projects that engage a number of students in research. REU Sites may be based in a single discipline or academic department or may offer interdisciplinary or multi-department research opportunities with a coherent intellectual theme. ... » More ...
National Science Foundation – Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis
Purpose: The OPUS program seeks to provide opportunities for mid- to later-career investigators to develop new understanding of science in the fields supported by the Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) through two tracks of synthesis activities. OPUS: Mid-Career Synthesis. This track aims to provide a mid-career researcher, defined as a candidate at the associate professor rank (or equivalent), with new capabilities to enhance their productivity, improve their retention as a scientist, and ensure a diverse scientific workforce that remains engaged in active research(including more women and minorities at high academic ranks). This track provides an opportunity for the mid-career scientist to enable a new synthesis ... » More ...
National Energy Technology Laboratory – Critical Components for Coal FIRST Power Plants of the Future – Notice of Intent
Purpose: Notice of Intent for Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0002057 entitled Critical Components for Coal FIRST Power Plants of the Future. The Department of Energy (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) intends to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) on behalf of the Office of Fossil Energy (FE). The FOA is anticipated to be issued in August or September 2019. This FOA supports the Department of Energy’s Coal FIRST (Flexible, Innovative, Resilient, Small, Transformative) Initiative. Coal FIRST will develop the coal plant of the future needed to provide secure, stable, and reliable power. Coal FIRST plants will: be capable of flexible operations to meet the needs ... » More ...
US Wheat and Barley Scab Initiative
Specialty Crop Multi-State Program
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Specialty Crop Multi-State Program (SCMP) competitively award funds to State departments of agriculture to solely enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops by funding collaborative, multi-state projects that address the following regional or national level specialty crop issues: food safety; plant pests and disease; research; crop-specific projects addressing common issues; and marketing and promotion.
Funds are competitively awarded to participating State departments of agriculture within any of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, as well as Local governments, ... » More ...
Small Business Administration – Small Business Development Centers
Instrumentation limited competition open-ORAP
The Office of Research Advancement and Partnerships is now accepting applications for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) limited submission opportunity. The MRI program supports the acquisition or development of a shared instrument for use in research and teaching. Institutional submissions are limited to two Track 1 (budget > $100K and <$1M) proposals and one Track 2 (budget >$1M and <$4M) proposal. See NSF Program Solicitation 18-513 for details.
The WSU deadline for the internal competition is September 12 with full proposals due to NSF in January. Apply online at https://orap.wsu.edu/nsf-mri.
Please contact Becky James at 509-335-3822 or email@example.com for questions.
EPA-Training for Improved Protection of Drinking Water Sources
Purpose: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is soliciting applications from eligible applicants for training that will enhance communication and coordination between the EPA and the states to protect drinking water sources. The training should develop and expand the capability of state and tribal Underground Injection Control (UIC) programs (Classes I-VI) and state and tribal Source Water Protection (SWP) programs to protect drinking water sources. Funds awarded under this announcement may be used by recipients to promote non-federal participation in meetings that improve the ability to protect drinking water sources and to support the travel expenses of nonfederal personnel to attend appropriate meetings.
EPA-Contaminated Sites, Natural Disasters, Changing Environmental Conditions and Vulnerable Communities: Research to Build Resilience
Purpose: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is asking the scientific community to propose transdisciplinary research with an approach that integrates the following research questions: (1) How may certain natural disasters (e.g., wildfires, severe storms, flooding, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes or tsunamis) or changing environmental conditions (e.g., rising sea levels, higher average temperature or heat index) cause specific chemical contaminants to migrate from certain contaminated or containment sites (e.g., hazardous waste sites, landfills, solid waste or wastewater storage or treatment facilities, industrial sites such as mines or refineries) to nearby communities and pose elevated ... » More ...
National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program – Opportunities in NASA STEM FY 2020 – 2024
Purpose: This Cooperative Agreement Notice is a multi-year award that aims to contribute to NASA’s mission, Office of STEM Education priorities, Co-STEM goals, Mission Directorate collaborations, and state-based needs. The multi-year award will be available to all Space Grant Consortia who will work with the Office of STEM Engagement to fulfill these objectives. Through the combined efforts of the Space Grant Consortia, this program will 1) enable contributions to NASA’s work, 2) build a diverse, skilled future workforce, and3) strengthen understanding of STEM through powerful connections to NASA. The program will focus on providing opportunities for students to engage with NASA’s aeronautics, space, and science ... » More ...
National Science Foundation – International Research Experiences for Students
Purpose: The International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program supports international research and research-related activities for U.S. science and engineering students. The IRES program contributes to development of a diverse, globally-engaged workforce with world-class skills. IRES focuses on active research participation by undergraduate or graduate students in high quality international research, education and professional development experiences in NSF-funded research areas. The overarching, long-term goal of the IRES program is to enhance U.S. leadership in research and education and to strengthen economic competitiveness through training the next generation of research leaders. This solicitation features three mechanisms; proposers are required to select one of the following tracks ... » More ...
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Assorted due dates and Leters of Intent for each one.
NSF-Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE): Core Programs
Purpose: The NSF CISE Directorate supports research and education projects that develop new knowledge in all aspects of computing, communications, and information science and engineering, as well as advanced cyberinfrastructure, through the following core programs:
TEAM PLANNING GRANT
As funding agencies increasingly emphasize large multi-disciplinary programs to address global challenges, WSU seeks to identify new and existing centers that will focus on creative solutions. To support this initiative, the Office of Research Advancement and Partnerships (ORAP) invites multi-disciplinary faculty teams to submit planning grant applications.
Written Application Due
October 1, 2019, 5:00pm
Research Week Presentations
October 22, 2019, 10:00am
October 24, 2019, 3:00pm
Forest Service – Landscape Scale Restoration RFA 2020
Nursery, Landscape and Floral Research/Education 2020 Call for Proposals
Each year, the Idaho State Department of Agriculture Nursery and Florist Advisory Committee (ISDA), in cooperation with the Idaho Nursery & Landscape Association, awards financial grants to support research/education efforts that would benefit the Idaho nursery, landscape and floral industry. These grants are primarily funded by the nursery industry itself through the collection of a Nursery Research Assessment Fee collected by the ISDA from each nursery license issued. Proposals are now being sought for the 2020 project year. Proposals must be sent via e-mail or post marked on or before October 15, 2019.
Jared K. Stuart
Idaho State Department of Agriculture<p ... » More ...
Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI)
The purpose of the SCRI program is to address the critical needs of the specialty crop industry by awarding grants to support research and extension that address key challenges of national, regional, and multi-state importance in sustaining all components of food and agriculture, including conventional and organic food production systems. Projects must address at least one of five focus areas:
Research in plant breeding, genetics, genomics, and other methods to improve crop characteristics
Efforts to identify and address threats from pests and diseases, including threats ... » More ...
NSF – Research Traineeship Program internal competition
The Office of Research Advancement and Partnerships is now accepting limited submission pre-proposals for the National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) program.
The NRT is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative models for STEM graduate education training. Proposals should ensure that graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers. Please review the full NRT program solicitation (NSF 19-522) for research area emphases and other program details.
Limited submission due date is Thursday, October 17, 2019.
Selected full proposals will be due at ... » More ...
NSF-Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Agency Deadline: Mon., Oct 21st – 25th
See opportunity for exact deadline
U.S. Agency for International Development – South Africa USAID-Pretoria – Local Partnerships for the Transformation of Water Annual Program Statement
Purpose: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in USAID/Southern Africa (SA) would like to partner with United States and non-United States organizations to achieve common objectives. Subject to the eligibility criteria in Section C, this Annual Program Statement (APS) invites civil society organizations, non-governmental organizations, non-profit organizations, education and research institutions, private businesses, financial institutions, chambers of commerce, industry associations, foundations, entrepreneurs, investors, philanthropists, and other private-sector organizations to submit concept papers to implement activities (i) to address key challenges in the Southern Africa region and (ii) that are aligned with USAID/SA’s development objectives. This APS is issued as a public notice to ... » More ...
NIFA-FY 20 and FY21 SBIR Phase I RFA
Purpose: Funds may be awarded up to $100,000 for a Phase I project. Proposed Phase I projects should prove the scientific or technical feasibility of the approach or concept. Projects dealing with agriculturally related manufacturing and alternative and renewable energy technologies are encouraged across all SBIR topic areas. USDA SBIR’s flexible research areas ensure innovative projects consistent with USDA’s vision of a healthy and productive nation in harmony with the land, air, and water. USDA SBIR Program has awarded over 2000 research and development projects since 1983, allowing hundreds of small businesses to explore their technological potential, and providing an incentive to profit from the ... » More ...
NSF/Intel Partnership on Machine Learning for Wireless Networking Systems
Purpose: This program seeks to accelerate fundamental, broad-based research on wireless-specific machine learning (ML) techniques, towards a new wireless system and architecture design, which can dynamically access shared spectrum, efficiently operate with limited radio and network resources, and scale to address the diverse and stringent quality-of-service requirements of future wireless applications. In parallel, this program also targets research on reliable distributed ML by addressing the challenge of computation over wireless edge networks to enable ML for wireless and future applications. Model-based approaches for designing the wireless network stack have proven quite efficient in delivering the networks in wide use today; research enabled by this program ... » More ...
Small Research Grants
NIH-Revision Applications to Support the Application of Informatics Technology for Cancer Research
Letter of Intent due 30 days before due date.
Purpose: The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage revision applications (formerly called “competing revisions”) from currently funded NCI R01 research projects proposing to expand upon the original research question(s) or otherwise accelerate progress for the parent study by incorporating informatics methods, tools or resources developed through current or previous support from the NCI Informatics Technology for Cancer Research (ITCR) Program. Awards from this FOA are meant to spur novel collaborations and to incentivize the adoption, adaptation, and integration of these informatics technologies in support of the appropriate research communities. As a component ... » More ...
NIH-Revision Applications to Support the Application of Informatics Technology for Cancer Research
Letter of Intent due 30 days before application due date.
Purpose: The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage revision applications (formerly called “competing revisions”) from currently funded NCI U24 research projects proposing to expand upon the original research question(s) or otherwise accelerate progress for the parent study by incorporating informatics methods, tools or resources developed through current or previous support from the NCI Informatics Technology for Cancer Research (ITCR) Program. Awards from this FOA are meant to spur novel collaborations and to incentivize the adoption, adaptation, and integration of these informatics technologies in support of the appropriate research communities. As a ... » More ...
National Science Foundation – Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers
Purpose: The Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSECs) program provides sustained support of interdisciplinary materials research and education of the highest quality while addressing fundamental problems in science and engineering. Each MRSEC addresses research of a scope and complexity requiring the scale, synergy, and multidisciplinarity provided by a campus-based research center
National Science Foundation – Critical-Zone Collaborative Network
Purpose: NSF seeks proposals to establish an adaptive and responsive research network that supports investigations of the Earth’s Critical Zone. This network will consist of two components that will work together to advance knowledge, education, and outreach in this convergent science:1) Thematic Clusters of fixed or temporary locations will conduct basic research on significant, overarching scientific questions concerning the structure, function, and processes of the Critical Zone. These U.S.-based Clusters could include existing observatories engaged in collecting environmental data, other monitoring locations that have been in operation for extended periods of time, and new sites that will support the scientific goals of the Cluster;2) A ... » More ...
NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program (S-STEM)
Submissions to the NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) Program are due by 5:00 p.m. local time Wednesday, 27 March 2019 in response to NSF solicitation 17-527. To answer any questions you may have about your potential submission, NSF S-STEM Program Directors will host a series of webinars in February. Please note that the webinars will be given in two styles: traditional and flipped. The first half-hour of a traditional webinar will consist of an overview of the program itself; this will be followed by a question-and-answer session. The entirety of a flipped webinar will be devoted to questions–the hosts of a ... » More ...
AFRI-Foundational and Applied Science Program
Posted Date:Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Closing Date:Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Other Due Date:Agricultural Innovation through Gene Editing – Letter of Intent required
Letter of Intent Deadline – June 19, 2019
Agricultural Microbiomes – Letter of Intent required
Letter of Intent Deadline – Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Tactical Sciences for Agricultural Biosecurity – Letter of Intent required
Letter of Intent Deadline – July 9, 2019
Inter-Disciplinary Engagement in Animal Systems (IDEAS) – Letter of Intent required
Letter of Intent Deadline – June 20, 2019
All Conference Grants – Letter of Intent required
Letter of Intent Deadline – Minimum of ... » More ...
Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Comparative Genomics Research Program (R01)
If you have any questions please contact your grant administrator.
Links to Grant Opportunities
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AFRI (Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, Replacing NRI) Funding opportunities