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Request for Proposal List

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 Carrie Johnston or call 509-335-4564.

RFP's

National Science Foundation – Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure

Due: Wed, 23 Jan 2019

Purpose: The objective of the Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) program is to develop, deploy and integrate security solutions that benefit the scientific community by ensuring the integrity, resilience and reliability of the end-to-end scientific workflow. CICI seeks three categories of projects: 1.Secure Scientific Cyberinfrastructure (SSC):These awards seek to secure the scientific workflow by encouraging novel and trustworthy architectural and design approaches, models and frameworks for the creation of a holistic, integrated security environment that spans the entire scientific CI ecosystem. 2.Research Data Protection (RDP):These awards provide solutions that both ensure the provenance of research data and reduce the complexity of protecting research data sets ... » More ...

2019 Wood Innovations Funding Opportunity

Due: Wed, 23 Jan 2019

Purpose:  The U.S. Forest Service requests proposals to substantially expand and accelerate wood energy and wood products markets throughout the United States to support forest management needs on National Forest System and other forest lands.

Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF)

Due: Wed, 23 Jan 2019

This grant program supports: (1) training students for master’s and doctoral degrees in food, agricultural and natural resource sciences; and (2) Special International Study or Thesis/Dissertation Research Travel Allowances (IRTA) for eligible USDA NNF beneficiaries. Awards are specifically intended to support traineeship programs that engage outstanding students to pursue and complete their degrees in USDA mission areas. Applicants provide clarity about the philosophy of their graduate training, and relevance to USDA mission sciences, NIFA priorities and national science education policies and statistics. Applications are being solicited from institutions that confer a graduate degree in at least one of the following Targeted Expertise Shortage Areas: 1) animal and ... » More ...

NIFA-Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF)

Due: Wed, 23 Jan 2019

Purpose: This grant program supports: (1) training students for master’s and doctoral degrees in food, agricultural and natural resource sciences; and (2) Special International Study or Thesis/Dissertation Research Travel Allowances (IRTA) for eligible USDA NNF beneficiaries. Awards are specifically intended to support traineeship programs that engage outstanding students to pursue and complete their degrees in USDA mission areas.

Food and Nutrition Service – School Nutrition Training Grant for Allied Professional Organizations

Due: Mon, 28 Jan 2019

Purpose: The purpose of this Request for Applications (RFA) is to competitively award ONE grant of up to $2 million provided by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 (Public Law 115-141) to allow allied professional associations to develop a training program for school nutrition personnel that focuses on school food service meal preparation and workforce development. It is anticipated that this will be a one-time initiative.

National Science Foundation – Law & Social Sciences

Due: Tue, 29 Jan 2019

law and law-like systems of rules. The Program is inherently interdisciplinary and multi-methodological. Successful proposals describe research that advances scientific theory and understanding of the connections between human behavior and law, legal institutions, or legal processes.

National Energy Technology Laboratory – Notice of Intent to issue Funding Opportunity Announcement

Due: Thu, 31 Jan 2019

Purpose: The purpose of this Notice is to provide potential applicants advance notice that the Department of Energy intends to issue a funding opportunity announcement titled Advanced Technologies for Recovery of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources, DE-FOA-0001990. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH THIS NOTICE. Please do not submit questions or respond to this Notice of Intent. Prospective applicants to the funding opportunity announcement should begin developing partnerships, formulating ideas, and gathering data in anticipation of the issuance of this FOA. It is anticipated that this funding opportunity announcement will be posted to Grants.gov and FedConnect (www.fedconnect.net) in November 2018.

National Science Foundation – Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics

Due: Thu, 31 Jan 2019

Purpose: The Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics (MMS) Program is an interdisciplinary program in the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences that supports the development of innovative analytical and statistical methods and models for those sciences.

National Energy Technology Laboratory – Advanced Technologies for Enhanced Oil Recovery

Due: Thu, 31 Jan 2019

Purpose: The purpose of this Notice is to provide potential applicants advance notice that the Department of Energy plans to issue Funding Opportunity Announcement number DE-FOA-0001988 titled Advanced Technologies for Enhanced Oil Recovery. PLEASE NOTE NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH THIS NOTICE. Please do not submit questions or respond to this Notice of Intent. Prospective applicants to the funding opportunity announcement should begin developing partnerships, formulating ideas, and gathering data in anticipation of the issuance of this announcement. It is anticipated that this funding opportunity announcement will be posted to grants.gov and FedConnect (www.fedconnect.net) in November 2018.

NSF-Understanding the Rules of Life: Epigenetics

Due: Fri, 01 Feb 2019

Purpose: In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (see https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering leadership by bringing together diverse disciplinary perspectives to support convergence research. As such, when responding to this solicitation, even though proposals must be submitted to the Division of Emerging Frontiers in the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO/EF), once received, the proposals will be managed by a cross-disciplinary team of ... » More ...

National Institutes of Health – Enhancing Data Management and Sharing in NIEHS-Funded Research Grants (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Due: Fri, 01 Feb 2019

Purpose: The purpose of this administrative supplement is to enhance data management and sharing in existing NIEHS-funded R01 grants through the integration of new expertise in data and information sciences, or knowledge management, into the research team. This initiative aims to support activities that enhance one or more aspects of research project data management, including improving the capture, storage, organization, management, integration, presentation, and dissemination of digital biomedical research data.

REAP Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance Program

Due: Fri, 01 Feb 2019

Purpose: REAP Energy Audit and Renewable Energy Development Assistance Program.Refer to Application Package AND Application Instruction links to obtain all necessary forms for a complete application. Contact State Energy Coordinator with questions: http://www.rd.usda.gov/files/RBS_StateEnergyCoordinators.pdf 

National Science Foundation – Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Data Science Corps

Due: Mon, 04 Feb 2019

Purpose: In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (seehttps://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering leadership by bringing together diverse disciplinary perspectives to support convergence research.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – National Competitive Harmful Algal Bloom Programs

Due: Mon, 04 Feb 2019

Purpose: The purpose of this document is to advise the public that NOAA/NOS/National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS)/Competitive Research Program (CRP) is soliciting proposals for the Monitoring and Event Response for Harmful Algal Blooms (MERHAB) and The Ecology and Oceanography of Harmful Algal Blooms (ECOHAB) Research Programs. Funding is contingent upon the availability of Fiscal Year 2019 Federal appropriations. It is anticipated that projects funded under this announcement will have a September 1, 2019 start date.

National Science Foundation – Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future

Due: Mon, 04 Feb 2019

Purpose: DMREF is the primary program by which NSF participates in the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) for Global Competitiveness. MGI recognizes the importance of materials science and engineering to the well-being and advancement of society and aims to “deploy advanced materials at least twice as fast as possible today, at a fraction of the cost.”

National Science Foundation – Materials Innovation Platforms

Due: Mon, 04 Feb 2019

Purpose: Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP) is a mid-scale infrastructure program in the Division of Materials Research (DMR) designed to accelerate advances in materials research. MIPs respond to the increasing complexity of materials research that requires close collaboration of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary teams and access to cutting edge tools. These tools in a user facility benefit both a user program and in-house research, which focus on addressing grand challenges of fundamental science and meet national needs.

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

Due: Wed, 06 Feb 2019

The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative models for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) graduate education training. The NRT program seeks proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers. The program is dedicated to effective training of STEM graduate students in high priority interdisciplinary or convergent research areas, through the use of a comprehensive traineeship model that is innovative, evidence-based, and aligned with changing workforce and research needs.

National Science Foundation – Training-based Workforce Development for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure

Due: Wed, 06 Feb 2019

Purpose: This program seeks to prepare, nurture, and grow the national scientific research workforce for creating, utilizing, and supporting advanced cyberinfrastructure (CI) to enable and potentially transform fundamental science and engineering research and contribute to the Nation’s overall economic competitiveness and security.

National Science Foundation – National Science Foundation Research Traineeship

Due: Wed, 06 Feb 2019

Letter of Intent Window: Nov. 25-Dec. 6, 2018

Purpose: The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative models for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) graduate education training. The NRT program seeks proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers

Department of Energy – National Energy Technology Laboratory – University Turbine Systems Research (UTSR) – Notice of intent

Due: Thu, 07 Feb 2019

Purpose: The purpose of this Notice is to provide potential applicants advance notice that the Department of Energy plans to issue Funding Opportunity Announcement number DE-FOA-0001993 titled University Turbine Systems Research (UTSR). PLEASE NOTE NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THROUGH THIS NOTICE. Please do not submit questions or respond to this Notice of Intent. Prospective applicants to the funding opportunity announcement should begin developing partnerships, formulating ideas, and gathering data in anticipation of the issuance of this announcement. It is anticipated that this funding opportunity announcement will be posted to grants.gov and FedConnect (www.fedconnect.net) in November 2018.

National Science Foundation – EarthCube

Due: Mon, 11 Feb 2019

Purpose: EarthCube is a community-driven activity to transform the conduct of geosciences research and education, sponsored through a partnership between the NSF Directorate of Geosciences and the Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure in the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering. EarthCube aims to accelerate the ability of the geosciences community to understand and predict the Earth system by enabling access to geosciences data.

Department of Health and Human Services – Centers for Disease Control – NCEZID – 2019 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases (ELC)

Due: Mon, 11 Feb 2019

Purpose: The goal of the Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Prevention and Control of Emerging Infectious Diseases (ELC) program is to reduce illness and related deaths caused by a wide range of infectious disease threats. The ELC Program provides annual funding, strategic direction and technical assistance to domestic jurisdictions for core capacities in epidemiology, laboratory, and health information technology activities. In addition to strengthening core infectious disease capacities nationwide, this cooperative agreement also supports a myriad of specific infectious disease programs.

National Science Foundation – Navigating the New Arctic

Due: Thu, 14 Feb 2019

Purpose: n 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering. The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering leadership by bringing together diverse disciplinary perspectives to support convergence research. As such, when responding to this solicitation, even though proposals must be submitted to the Directorate for Geosciences, once received, the proposals will be managed by a cross-disciplinary team of NSF Program Directors.

Department of Commerce – National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – FY19-20 CRCP State and Territorial Coral Reef Conservation Cooperative Agreements

Due: Thu, 14 Feb 2019

Purpose: The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, as authorized by the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000, provides matching awards of financial assistance to State, Territorial and Commonwealth resource management agencies appointed by their respective Governors to serve as the primary point of contact agencies for coral reef conservation activities in each of the jurisdictions of American Samoa, Florida, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The awards are administered as cooperative agreements to enable the collaboration and involvement of NOAA in the planning and implementation of the work. The objective of these Cooperative Agreements is ... » More ...

Direct Certification Improvement Grants FY18

Due: Fri, 15 Feb 2019

National Science Foundation – Enabling Access to Cloud Computing Resources for CISE Research and Education

Due: Tue, 19 Feb 2019

National Science Foundation – Algorithms for Threat Detection

Due: Tue, 19 Feb 2019

Purpose: The Algorithms for Threat Detection (ATD) program will support research projects to develop the next generation of mathematical and statistical algorithms for analysis of large spatiotemporal datasets with application to quantitative models of human dynamics. The program is a partnership between the Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA).

NSF-National Robotics Initiative 2.0: Ubiquitous Collaborative Robots

Due: Tue, 19 Feb 2019

Purpose: The NRI-2.0 program builds upon the original National Robotics Initiative (NRI) program to support fundamental research in the United States that will accelerate the development and use of collaborative robots (co-robots) that work beside or cooperatively with people. The focus of the NRI-2.0 program is onubiquity, which in this context means seamless integration of co-robots to assist humans in every aspect of life. The program supports four main research thrusts that are envisioned to advance the goal of ubiquitous co-robots: scalability, customizability, lowering barriers to entry, and societal impact.

National Science Foundation – CISE Community Research Infrastructure

Due: Wed, 20 Feb 2019

NIFA-Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants Program

Due: Wed, 20 Feb 2019

Purpose: The purpose of the BRAG program is to support the generation of new information that will assist Federal regulatory agencies in making science-based decisions about the effects of introducing into the environment genetically engineered organisms (GE), including plants, microorganisms — such as fungi, bacteria, and viruses — arthropods, fish, birds, mammals and other animals excluding humans. Investigations of effects on both managed and natural environments are relevant. The BRAG program accomplishes its purpose by providing federal regulatory agencies with scientific information relevant to regulatory issues.

NSF-Campus Cyberinfrastructure

Due: Wed, 20 Feb 2019

Purpose: The Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) program invests in coordinated campus-level networking and cyberinfrastructure improvements, innovation, integration, and engineering for science applications and distributed research projects. Learning and workforce development (LWD) in cyberinfrastructure is explicitly addressed in the program. Science-driven requirements are the primary motivation for any proposed activity.

National Science Foundation – NSF Quantum Computing & Information Science Faculty Fellows

Due: Mon, 25 Feb 2019

Purpose: In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (see https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). One of these ideas, “The Quantum Leap: Leading the Next Quantum Revolution,” advances quantum technologies of the future: quantum computing, quantum communication, quantum simulations and quantum sensors. Recent advances in understanding and exploiting quantum mechanics are laying the foundation for generations of new discoveries that can benefit society in unforeseen ways.

Macrosystems Biology and NEON-Enabled Science

Due: Mon, 25 Feb 2019

Purpose: The Macrosystems Biology and NEON-Enabled Science (MSB-NES): Research on Biological Systems at Regional to Continental Scales program will support quantitative, interdisciplinary, systems-oriented research on biosphere processes and their complex interactions with climate, land use, and invasive species at regional to continental scales as well as training activities to enable groups to conduct Macrosystems Biology and NEON-Enabled Science research.

Office of Science – DOE SBIR/STTR FY2019 Phase I Release 2

Due: Mon, 25 Feb 2019

Purpose: This FOA describes two distinct funding opportunities for DOE Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Phase I Release 2.

 

Phase I grants resulting from this competition will be made during FY 2019 to small businesses with maximum award sizes of $200,000. The period of performance will depend on the scope of the effort but will not exceed 12 months. Please note that the Phase II grant application will be due approximately 9.5 months after the grant start date, with no exceptions. Grantees that select a Phase I period of performance of ... » More ...

National Science Foundation – Accelerating Research through International Network-to-Network Collaborations

Due: Thu, 28 Feb 2019

DOE-Office of Science – Computational Materials Sciences

Due: Thu, 28 Feb 2019

Purpose: The DOE SC program in Basic Energy Sciences (BES) announces its interest in receiving new and renewal applications in Computational Materials Sciences with the aim of producing widely applicable, validated community codes and the associated databases for the design of functional materials. Proposals must include plans for the utilization of DOE’s Leadership Class Computing facilities including petascale, pre-exascale and future exascale machines. The research component should meet the standards and priorities of the BES research program as determined by BES community planning documents (see references below) and peer review.

NSF-Dimensions of Biodiversity

Due: Thu, 28 Feb 2019

Purpose: Despite centuries of discovery, most of our planet’s biodiversity remains unknown. The scale of Earth’s unknown diversity is especially troubling given the rapid and permanent loss of biodiversity across the globe. The goal of the Dimensions of Biodiversity campaign is to transform how we describe and understand the scope and role of life on Earth.

NSF: Accelerating Research through International Network-to-Network Collaborations

Due: Thu, 28 Feb 2019

The goals of the Accelerating Research through International Network-to-Network Collaborations (AccelNet) program are to accelerate the process of scientific discovery and prepare the next generation of U.S. researchers for multiteam international collaborations. The AccelNet program supports strategic linkages among U.S. research networks and complementary networks abroad that will leverage research and educational resources to tackle grand scientific challenges that require significant coordinated international efforts. The program seeks to foster high-impact science and engineering by providing opportunities to create new collaborations and new combinations of resources and ideas among linked global networks. This solicitation invites proposals for the creation of international networks of networks in research ... » More ...

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – Regional Ocean Acidification Observing Optimization Study (OOS-OA19)

Due: Mon, 04 Mar 2019

Purpose: The NOAA/OAR/Ocean Acidification Program (OAP) is soliciting proposals for studies investigating ocean acidification monitoring strategies that would offer an observing system design that best characterizes and tracks ocean acidification within U.S. Large Marine Ecosystems (LMEs) optimized towards characterizing the conditions most relevant to ecologically and economically important marine species

NSF-Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research

Due: Mon, 04 Mar 2019

Purpose: The intent of this solicitation is to request proposals from organizations willing to serve as service providers (SPs) within the NSF Innovative High-Performance Computing (HPC) program to provide advanced cyberinfrastructure (CI) capabilities and/or services in production operations to support the full range of computational- and data-intensive research across all of science and engineering (S&E).  The current solicitation is intended to complement previous NSF investments in advanced computational infrastructure by provisioning resources, broadly defined in this solicitation to include systems and/or services, in two categories:

 

National Science Foundation – EarthCube

Due: Thu, 14 Mar 2019

Purpose: EarthCube is a community-driven activity sponsored through a partnership between the NSF Directorate for Geosciences (GEO)and the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering’s (CISE) Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC)to transform research in the academic geosciences community. EarthCube aims to create a well-connected and facile environment to share data and knowledge in an open, transparent, and inclusive manner, thus accelerating our ability to understand and predict the Earth system.

FY2019 Office of Weather and Air Quality Research

Due: Wed, 20 Mar 2019

Purpose: There will be eight grant competitions from this notification valued at approximately $16,200,000 as follows:  1) High Impact Weather Testbeds, 2) Joint Technology Transfer Initiative (JTTI), 3) Air Quality Research and Forecasting, 4) Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment – Southeast U.S. (VORTEX-SE), 5) Infrasound Detection of Tornadoes and High Impact Weather, 6) Next Generation of Mesoscale Weather Observing Platforms, 7) Snowpack and Soil Moisture Observations and Data Assimilation to Improve the National Water Model (NWM), and 8) Subseasonal to Seasonal (S2S).

FY2019 Office of Naval Research Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) Program

Due: Wed, 10 Apr 2019

Purpose: The Department of Navy (DoN) Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) Program aims to increase the quantity and quality of minority professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in the defense community.  Research conducted at Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) for the DoN HBCU/MI Program:

Maternity Group Home Program Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children & Families – ACYF/FYSB

Due: Wed, 10 Apr 2019

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families’ Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) announces the availability of funds under the Transitional Living Program’s Maternity Group Home (MGH) grant program (hereafter referred to as the MGH program). The purpose of FYSB’s MGH program is to provide safe, stable, and appropriate shelter only for pregnant and/or parenting youth ages 16 to under 22 and their dependent child(ren) for 18 months and, under extenuating circumstances, up to 21 months. Service providers must accommodate for the needs and safety of the dependent children to include facility safety standards for infants and children on the ... » More ...

National Science Foundation – EMERGING FRONTIERS IN RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (EFRI): Chromatin and Epigenetic Engineering (CEE) and Continuum, Compliant, and Configurable Soft Robotics Engineering (C3 SoRo)

Due: Thu, 25 Apr 2019

Purpose: The Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) program of the NSF Directorate for Engineering (ENG) serves a critical role in helping ENG focus on important emerging areas in a timely manner. This solicitation is a funding opportunity for interdisciplinary teams of researchers to embark on rapidly advancing frontiers of fundamental engineering research. For this solicitation, we will consider proposals that aim to investigate emerging frontiers in one of the following two research areas:

Chromatin and Epigenetic Engineering (CEE)

Continuum, Compliant, and Configurable Soft Robotics Engineering(C3 SoRo)

HHS: Administration for Children and Families – ORR – Refugee Agricultural Partnership Program

Due: Sun, 28 Apr 2019

Purpose: The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), announces funding for the Refugee Agricultural Partnership Program (RAPP). Organizations funded under RAPP implement strategies that encourage the development of agricultural and food systems related services that will improve the livelihoods, physically and economically, of refugee families. These strategies work to provide sustainable and/or supplemental income, improved access to healthy foods and better nutrition, psychosocial development, and enhanced integration into communities by refugee families. Allowable activities under RAPP include, but are not limited to: 1) Agricultural production: 2) Marketing for agricultural produce; and 3)Training and Technical Assistance in the areas ... » More ...

Administration for Children & Families – ACYF/FYSB – Transitional Living Program and Maternity Group Homes

Due: Mon, 29 Apr 2019

Purpose: The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families’ Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) announces the availability of funds under the Transitional Living Program (TLP). The Purpose of FYSB’s TLP grant program is to implement, enhance, and/or support effective strategies for successful transition to sustainable living for runaway and homeless youth ages 16 to under 22 and/or pregnant and parenting youth ages 16 to under 22 and their dependent child(ren). Projects must provide safe, stable, and appropriate shelter for up to 18 months and, under extenuating circumstances, can be extended to 21 months and provide comprehensive services that supports the ... » More ...

Golden Field Office – Energy-Water Desalination Hub

Due: Tue, 07 May 2019

Purpose: Apply

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), invests in cutting-edge research, development, and demonstration activities focused on sustainable transportation, renewable power, and energy efficiency. Through EERE’s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) public-private R&D consortia, manufacturers, small businesses, universities, national laboratories, and state and local governments are brought together to pursue coordinated early-stage R&D in high-priority areas essential to energy in manufacturing. Federal funding is the catalyst to bring stakeholders into shared spaces and to address process and technological challenges that present a significant degree of scientific or technical uncertainty.

NSF-Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-1

Due: Mon, 20 May 2019

Purpose: In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (see https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering leadership by bringing together diverse disciplinary perspectives to support convergence research. As such, when responding to this solicitation, even though proposals must be submitted to the Office of Integrative Activities, once received, the proposals will be managed by a cross-disciplinary team of NSF Program Directors.

NSF-Enabling Quantum Leap: Quantum Idea Incubator for Transformational Advances in Quantum Systems

Due: Fri, 24 May 2019

Purpose: In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (see https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering leadership by bringing together diverse disciplinary perspectives to support convergence research.

National Institutes of Health – Predoctoral Training in Advanced Data Analytics for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (BSSR) – Institutional Research Training Program [T32]

Due: Sat, 25 May 2019

Purpose: This FOA solicits applications for new Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (BSSR) predoctoral training programs that focus on innovative computational and/or data science analytic approaches and their incorporation into training for the future BSSR health research workforce. The vision of the Advanced Data Analytics for BSSR training program is to support the development of a cohort of specialized predoctoral candidates who will possess advanced competencies in data science analytics to apply to an increasingly complex landscape of behavioral and social health-related big data.

Comparative Genomics Research Program

Due: Wed, 05 Jun 2019

The purpose of this Notice is to inform potential applicants that the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is participating, effective immediately, in PAR-17-482 (link is external)“Comparative Genomics Research Program”. NIFA invites application for research developing comparative approaches that can be used to understand genome structure and function and the relationship between genomic features and phenotypes. NIFA will support studies that enable the use of a diverse array of species to advance our ability to improve genome annotations that complements Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FANNG) efforts or ... » More ...

Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Institutes for Data-Intensive Research in Science and Engineering – Ideas Labs

Due: Wed, 19 Jun 2019

Purpose: In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (see https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering leadership by bringing together diverse disciplinary perspectives to support convergence research. As such, when responding to this solicitation, even though proposals must be submitted to the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering/Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (CISE/OAC), once received, the proposals will be managed by a cross-disciplinary team ... » More ...

National Science Foundation – Geoinformatics

Due: Mon, 01 Jul 2019

Purpose: The Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) will consider proposals for the development of cyberinfrastructure for the geosciences (Geoinformatics). EAR seeks the development and implementation of enabling information technology with impacts that extend beyond an individual investigator or small group of investigators and that facilitates the next generation of geosciences research. Proposals to this solicitation may seek support for community-driven development and implementation of databases; tools for data integration, interoperability, and visualization; software development and code hardening; and data-intensive/new computing methodologies that support the enhancement of geosciences research and education activities.

Comparative Genomics Research Program

Due: Fri, 05 Jul 2019

The purpose of this Notice is to inform potential applicants that the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is participating, effective immediately, in PAR-17-482 (link is external) “Comparative Genomics Research Program”. NIFA invites application for research developing comparative approaches that can be used to understand genome structure and function and the relationship between genomic features and phenotypes. NIFA will support studies that enable the use of a diverse array of species to advance our ability to improve genome annotations that complements Functional Annotation of Animal Genomes (FANNG) efforts or understand basic biological processes related to health and disease of agriculturally important ... » More ...

National Science Foundation – Gen-4 Engineering Research Centers

Due: Fri, 12 Jul 2019

Purpose: The ERC program supports convergent research that will lead to strong societal impact. Each ERC has interacting foundational components that go beyond the research project, including engineering workforce development at all participant stages, a culture of diversity and inclusion where all participants gain mutual benefit, and value creation within an innovation ecosystem that will outlast the lifetime of the ERC. The logical reasoning that links the proposed activities to the identified goals for each ERC should be clear.

National Science Foundation – Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-2

Due: Fri, 02 Aug 2019

Purpose: In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (see https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering leadership by bringing together diverse disciplinary perspectives to support convergence research. As such, when responding to this solicitation, even though proposals must be submitted to the Office of Integrative Activities, once received, the proposals will be managed by a cross-disciplinary team of NSF Program Directors.

U.S. Agency for International Development – South Africa USAID-Pretoria – Local Partnerships for the Transformation of Water Annual Program Statement

Due: Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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 ...

National Science Foundation – Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers

Due: Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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

Comparative Genomics Research Program (R01)

Due: Thu, 07 Jan 2021

 

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