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.
NASA-ROSES 2019: Sustainable Land Imaging-Technology
Letter of Intent due: Feb. 5, 2020
Purpose: The goals of the SLI-T program are to research, develop, and demonstrate new measurement technologies that improve upon the Nation’s current land imaging capabilities while at the same time reduce the overall program cost for future SLI measurements. The SLI-T program seeks to:
Reduce the risk, cost, size, volume, mass, and development time for the next generation SLI instruments, while still meeting or exceeding the current land imaging program capabilities;
Improve the temporal, spatial, and spectral resolution of SLI measurements; and
Enable new SLI measurements that can improve the program’s operational ... » More ...
NIFA Food Safety Outreach Grants
The Food Safety Outreach Program will complement and expand the national infrastructure of the National Food Safety Training, Education, Extension, Outreach, and Technical Assistance Competitive Grants Program. The Food Safety Outreach Program will build upon that national infrastructure, with a sustained focus on delivery of customized training to members of the target audiences. Awardees will develop and implement food safety training, education, extension, outreach and technical assistance projects that address the needs of owners and operators of small to mid-sized farms, beginning farmers, socially-disadvantaged farmers, small processors, or small fresh fruit and vegetable merchant wholesalers. Grant applications will be solicited directly from those in local ... » More ...
NIFA-Food Safety Outreach Competitive Grants Program
Purpose: The Food Safety Outreach Program will complement and expand the national infrastructure of the National Food Safety Training, Education, Extension, Outreach, and Technical Assistance Competitive Grants Program. The Food Safety Outreach Program will build upon that national infrastructure, with a sustained focus on delivery of customized training to members of the target audiences.
Computational Tool Development For Integrative Systems Biology Data Analysis
Preapplications due Jan. 31, 2020
DOE-Computational Tool Development for Integrative Systems Biology Data Analysis
Purpose: The DOE SC program in Biological and Environmental Research (BER), hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for research in developing computational approaches that can integrate large, disparate data types from multiple and heterogeneous sources, such as those used in the Genomic Science program (GSP) (http://genomicscience.energy.gov). Research supported by awards resulting from this FOA will promote human understanding of the natural world through analysis of high-throughput biological systems data. BER has an ongoing mission of improving translation from the molecular to cellular realm within scientific disciplines supported by DOE
2020 Borlaug Fellowship Program
Purpose: The Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program (Borlaug Fellowship Program) advances USDA’s agricultural research goals of promoting collaborative programs among agricultural professionals of eligible countries, agricultural professionals of the United States, the international agricultural research system, and United States entities conducting research by providing fellowships to individuals from eligible countries who specialize or have experience in agricultural education, research, extension, or other related fields.
DOE-National Quantum Information Science Research Centers
Purpose: DOE SC hereby announces its interest in receiving applications from multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary teams (requesting support between $10 and $25 million per year) to establish National Quantum Information Science Research Centers referred to in the rest of this announcement as “Centers.” The goal of this FOA is to select applications that will accelerate the transformational advances in basic science and quantum-based technology needed to develop world-leading capabilities in Quantum Information Science (QIS), and in support of the National Quantum Initiative Act.
DOT-Notice of Funding Opportunity for Letters of Interest for the RRIF Express Pilot Program Under the Railroad Rehabilitation & Improvement Financing Program
Purpose: This notice establishes a pilot Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (“RRIF”) Express Program (“RRIF Express”) aimed at increasing access to the RRIF program by short line and regional railroads. The RRIF Express Program will be administered by the DOT’s National Surface Transportation and Innovative Finance Bureau (the “Build America Bureau” or “Bureau”). The overall RRIF program finances development of railroad infrastructure, and is authorized to have up to $35 billion in outstanding principal amounts from direct loans and loan guarantees at any one time.
DOE-EERE-Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research
Concept paper due: Feb, 21, 2020
Annual Grant Program
12 Apr 2020
Please email email@example.com if you are interested in this funding opportunity.
17 Apr 2020
The above date is the expected due date. The guidelines and… more »
Concept Paper due: 2/25/2020
NIH-Optimizing Natural Systems for Remediation: Utilizing Innovative Materials Science Approaches to Enhance Bioremediation (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Letter of Intent due: March 20, 2020
Purpose: The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) invites qualified investigators from domestic institutions of higher education to submit an application for Superfund Research Program (SRP) R01 Individual Research Project grant program. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) focuses on research that will advance effectiveness of bioremediation through incorporation of advanced, novel materials science approaches. Bioremediation refers to the use of biota (bacteria, algae, fungi, plants, etc.) to reduce or detoxify hazardous substances in the environment. Bioremediation is a cost-effective, low-energy-intensive remedy that has contributed to the cleanup and closure of sites impacted by hazardous substances. In recent ... » More ...
NIST Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase I
Purpose: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites small businesses to submit Phase I research applications under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Science and technology-based firms with strong research capabilities in any of the areas listed in Section 9 of this NOFO are encouraged to participate. Applications must sufficiently identify and clearly address a specific NIST technical program area that falls within one of the research areas described in Section 9 (see Section 3.02.02(1)) or a NIST- patented technology available for licensing.
DOE-EERE-Bioenergy Technologies Multi-Topic
Concept Paper due: 3/5/2020
EPA Announces Grant Opportunity Supporting Innovative Solutions for Reducing Pollution
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking grant applications through the Source Reduction Assistance Grant Program from states, federally recognized tribes, universities, local governments, and other groups to support innovate solutions for source reduction or pollution prevention (P2) through research, education, training, or certain other methods. As the agency highlights chemical safety during the month of March, these grants support that goal by providing information, training, and tools to improve public health and the surrounding environment, reduce pollutants, and decrease resource use (e.g., water and energy).
“Commemorating the 50th anniversary of EPA reminds us that one way to advance chemical safety is through ... » More ...
Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions
Centers for Disease Control – CGH – Global Health Security Partnerships: Expanding and Improving Public Health Laboratory Strategies and Systems
Purpose: This Notice of Funding Opportunity is to continue to support the implementation and expansion of programs and activities previously funded under CDC-RFA-GH15-1632 that focus on protecting and improving public health globally by building or strengthening public health laboratory capacity to: 1) prevent avoidable epidemics by promoting evidence-based policies and decision making; 2) detect threats early by improving surveillance systems; strengthen laboratory systems to detect, differentiate, and characterize pathogens; train field epidemiologists whose data analysis informs evidence-based policy; investigate outbreaks, and conduct event-based surveillance; and 3) respond effectively to infectious disease threats by creating interconnected robust public health emergency management programs, including emergency operations centers, ... » More ...
Department of the Interior – Bureau of Land Management – FY2020 BLM WO Wildlife Resources Management Program Funding
Purpose: The BLM will work with partners and maintain close collaboration with States, Tribes, other Federal agencies, and other organizations in conserving and restoring wildlife habitats to support wildlife and wildlife uses under a shared conservation stewardship approach on public lands across the state boundaries. The BLM uses the latest geospatial data technologies to share wildlife and wildlife data within BLM and with partners to work more efficiently.
The Wildlife Program leverages funds with other BLM programs to address vegetation restoration that not only improves wildlife habitat, but also increases forage for livestock, improves water quality, removes invasive weed species, and reduces the threat ... » More ...
NIFA Emergency Citrus Disease Research and Extension Program
Purpose: This notice identifies the objectives for Emergency Citrus Disease Research and Extension Program (ECDRE) projects, deadlines, funding information, eligibility criteria for projects and applicants, and application forms and associated instructions. NIFA requests pre-applications for the ECDRE program for fiscal year 2020 to address priorities identified by the Citrus Disease Sub-committee (CDS) of the National Agricultural Research, Education, Extension and Economics (NAREEE) Advisory Board through projects that integrate research and extension activities and use systems-based, trans-disciplinary approaches to provide solutions to U.S. citrus growers.
Agricultural Marketing Service – Regional Food System Partnerships
Purpose: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), requests applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Regional Food System Partnerships (RFSP) grant program. AMS will competitively award grants to eligible applicants for projects that support partnerships to plan and develop local or regional food systems.
Agricultural Marketing Service – Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP)
Purpose: FSMIP provides matching funds on a competitive basis to assist eligible entities explore new market opportunities and to encourage research and innovation aimed at improving the efficiency and performance of the U.S. agricultural marketing system. The 2020 allocation for grants is approximately $1 million. Proposals may focus on addressing barriers, overcoming challenges or realizing opportunities manifesting at any stage of the marketing chain including direct, wholesale, and retail. Proposals must have a strong marketing focus, must involve research, and the primary beneficiaries must be agricultural producers and agribusinesses. Proposals that involve training or education programs must include a research component that tests the effects ... » More ...
Agricultural Marketing Service – Local Food Promotion Program
Purpose: Approximately $13.5 million in competitive grant funds in fiscal year (FY) 2020 is available for award through the Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP). LFPP is a component of the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program (FMLFPP), which is authorized by the 2018 Farm Bill under the Local Agriculture Marketing Program (LAMP). The goal of LFPP grants are to develop, coordinate and expand local and regional food business enterprises that engage as intermediaries in indirect producer to consumer marketing to help increase access to and availability of locally and regionally produced agricultural products. LFPP offers both Planning and Implementation projects. For LFPP Planning, the ... » More ...
Regional Food System Partnerships Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), requests applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2020 Regional Food System Partnerships (RFSP) grant program. AMS will competitively award grants to eligible applicants for projects that support partnerships to plan and develop local or regional food systems.
It is anticipated that approximately $10 million, less USDA administrative costs, will be available to fund applications under this solicitation. The final amount available is subject to Congressional action.
RFSP is implemented through two project types: Planning and Design, the awards for which range from $100,000 to $250,000, and Implementation and Expansion, the awards for which range from $250,000 ... » More ...
NSF-EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 4: EPSCoR Research Fellows
Purpose: The Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is designed to fulfill the mandate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to promote scientific progress nationwide. EPSCoR jurisdictions that are eligible for RIIcompetitions are listed in the RII Eligibility table, which can be found here. Through this program, NSF establishes partnerships with government, higher education, and industry that are designed to effect sustainable improvements in a jurisdiction’s research infrastructure,…
DOT-FY 2020 National Infrastructure Investments
Purpose: The Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 provided $1 billion for National Infrastructure Investments. As with previous rounds, funds for the FY 2020 BUILD Transportation program are to be awarded on a competitive basis for projects that will have a significant local or regional impact. The Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 states that not less than $15,000,000 will be used for planning, preparation, or design of projects eligible for funding. If this solicitation does not result in the award and obligation of all available funds,
NSF-Signals in the Soil
Purpose: The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorates for Engineering (ENG) and Geosciences (GEO), the Divisions of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) and Environmental Biology (DEB), in the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO), the Division of Computer and Network Systems in the Directorate Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE/CNS), and the Division of Chemistry (CHE) in the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences, in collaboration with the US Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA NIFA) encourage convergent research that transforms existing capabilities in understanding dynamic soil processes, including soil formation, through advances in sensor systems and modeling…
NIST-The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Phase II
Purpose: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites FY 2019 NIST SBIR Phase I awardees to submit Phase II research applications under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Only FY 2019 NIST SBIR Phase I awardees are eligible to submit applications in response to this NOFO for Phase II of their projects.
BOLD Public Health Programs to Address Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
14 Apr 2020-also internal deadline
You must complete a Cover Letter to apply for the internal competition.
22 Apr 2020
Letter of Intent
Sponsor deadline – No, but suggested
26 May 2020
Sponsor deadline – required
Longitudinal Research on Delinquency and Crime
DOE-Research to Enable Fuels From Sunlight
Purpose: This FOA solicits new applications for multi-investigator cross-disciplinary early-stage fundamental research to address emerging new directions as well as long-standing challenges in liquid solar fuels generation via artificial photosynthesis approaches. Artificial photosynthesis is typically viewed as the generation of fuels using only sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water as inputs. However, for the purpose of this FOA the concept of artificial photosynthesis approaches will be expanded to include other abundant feedstocks beyond carbon dioxide, such as nitrogen. Regardless of feedstock, the focus must remain on fundamental scientific concepts for solar-driven liquid fuel production.
Summer Institute on sustainability and Energy
SISE is a two-week “boot camp” for future decision makers eager to join the sustainability and energy revolution happening around the globe. Held annually since 2011, the program boasts over 450 alumni. Participants come from around the world and are chosen from a highly competitive pool of applicants. Diversity is one of the strongest features of the program, with participants representing a broad range of backgrounds and expertise. During weekdays, SISE Fellows participate in high-level talks, visit energy and sustainability sites, and network. During evenings and weekends, they work collaboratively on a research project and enjoy exploring Chicago. They live together. They research together. They become ... » More ...
NIH-High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Purpose: The High-End Instrumentation (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. The minimum award is $600,001. There is no maximum price limit for the instrument; however, the maximum award is $2,000,000. Types of instruments supported include, but are not limited to: X-ray diffractometers, mass spectrometers, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometers, DNA and protein sequencers, biosensors, electron and light microscopes, cell sorters, high throughput robotic screening systems, and biomedical imagers.
NIH-Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Purpose: The Shared Instrument Grant (SIG) Program encourages applications from groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems. The minimum award is $50,000 of direct costs. There is no maximum price limit for the instrument; however, the maximum award is $600,000 of direct costs. Types of instruments supported include, but are not limited to: X-ray diffractometers, mass spectrometers, nuclear magnetic resonance, spectrometers, DNA and protein sequencers, biosensors, electron and light microscopes, cell sorters, and biomedical imagers.
NIH-Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Purpose: The Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant Program encourages applications from groups of NIH-funded investigators to purchase or upgrade scientific instruments necessary to carry out animal experiments in all areas of biomedical research supported by the NIH. Applicants may request clusters of commercially available instruments configured as specialized integrated systems or as series of instruments to support a thematic well-defined area of research using animals or related materials.
NIFA-Community Food Projects Program Department of Agriculture
In FY 2019, NIFA’s CFP intends to solicit applications and fund two types of grants. The types are entitled (1) Community Food Projects (CFP) and (2) Planning Projects (PP). The primary goals of the CFP are to: Meet the food needs of low-income individuals through food distribution, community outreach to assist in participation in Federally assisted nutrition programs, or improving access to food as part of a comprehensive service; Increase the self-reliance of communities in providing for the food needs of the communities; Promote comprehensive responses to local food access, farm, and nutrition issues; and Meet specific state, local or neighborhood food and agricultural needs ... » More ...
NIFA Food and Agricultural Service Learning Program (FASLP)
The Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program is intended to increase the knowledge of agriculture and improve the nutritional health of children and to bring together stakeholders from the distinct parts of the food system to increase the capacity for food, garden, and nutrition education within host organizations or entities, such as school cafeterias and classrooms, while fostering higher levels of community engagement between farms and school systems. The initiative is part of a broader effort to not only increase access to school meals for low-income children, but also to dramatically improve their quality..
HHS-Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Child Care Dissertation Grants
Purpose: The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) plans to solicit applications for Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Child Care Dissertation Grants. Funds aim to support dissertation research by advanced graduate students who are working on child care policy issues in partnership with a Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) agency or administrator and with faculty mentors.
NSF– EHR Core Research (ECR): Building Capacity in STEM Education Research
Purpose: ECR’s Building Capacity for STEM Education Research (ECR: BCSER) solicitation supports projects that build individuals’ capacity to carry out high quality STEM education research that will enhance the nation’s STEM education enterprise and broaden the pool of researchers that can conduct fundamental research in STEM learning and learning environments, broadening participation in STEM fields, and STEM workforce development. Specifically…
U.S. Agency for International Development – The Health, Ecosystems and Agriculture for Resilient, Thriving Societies (HEARTH)
Purpose: Through this Addendum to the Global Development Alliance (GDA) Annual Program Statement (APS) No. APS-OAA-16-000001 (the GDA APS), the Office of Forestry and Biodiversity in USAID’s Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment (USAID/E3/FAB) is seeking transformational solutions to cross-sectoral development challenges in biodiverse landscapes. The Health, Ecosystems and Agriculture for Resilient, Thriving Societies (HEARTH) Addendum aims to provide USAID Missions and the private sector a flexible opportunity to partner in the co-creation and delivery of high impact activities that conserve biodiverse ecosystems and improve the well-being and prosperity of communities that depend on them.
DOE-Research, Development and Training in Isotope Production
Purpose: The DOE Isotope Program (DOE IP), managed by SC’s Nuclear Physics (NP) program, hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for Research and Development (R&D) on novel methods to produce or improve production of radioactive or enriched stable isotopes needed for a wide variety of research and applications. This announcement is administered under the NP Isotope Development & Production for Research and Applications (IDPRA) Sub-Program.
Perception, Action and Cognition
15 Jun 2020
Sponsor deadline – required
03 Aug 2020
Sponsor deadline – required
01 Feb 2021
Sponsor deadline – required
AFRI-Education and Workforce Development
The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Education and Workforce Development (EWD) focuses on developing the next generation of research, education, and extension professionals in the food and agricultural sciences. In FY 2019, EWD invites applications in five areas: professional development for agricultural literacy; training of undergraduate students in research and extension; fellowships for predoctoral candidates; fellowships for postdoctoral scholars, and a brand new program for agricultural workforce training.
FFAR Seeding Solutions Grants
Preproposals due: 2/26/2020
FFAR’s Seeding Solutions Grants are an open call for applicants to submit innovative and transformative research proposals that furthers any of our Challenge Areas, and foster unique partnerships. Every year, FFAR funds at least one proposal in each of our Challenge Areas, typically awarding each applicant between $300,000 and $1 million.
OR/WA Master Youth Conservation Opportunities on Public Lands
Purpose: The Oregon-Washington (OR-WA) Bureau of Land Management (BLM) offices have collaborated with Qualified Youth and Conservation Corps, as authorized by the Public Lands Corps Act (PLC), to accomplish conservation projects for numerous years. This program’s projects provide employment for participants and opportunities to learn about and gain work experience in public lands and natural resources management while promoting long-term interest in public lands stewardship and the BLM. The BLM Youth Program assists the BLM with diversifying the workforce while exposing participants to the complex cultural and natural resource issues faced by National Conservation Lands managers.
NSF-Faculty Early Career Development Program
Purpose: he Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Activities pursued by early-career faculty should build a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research. NSF encourages submission of CAREER proposals from early-career faculty at all CAREER-eligible organizations and especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, and persons with disabilities to apply.
NASA-ROSES 2020: Space Weather Science Application Operations-to-Research
Purpose: The primary goal of the Space Weather Science Application Operations-to-Research
(SWO2R) program is to support research to improve numerical models and/or data utilization techniques that could advance specification and/or forecasting capabilities and which could also lead to improved scientific understanding.
Comparative Genomics Research Program (R01)
If you have any questions please contact your grant administrator.
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AFRI (Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, Replacing NRI) Funding opportunities