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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 Katy Roberts or call 509-335-2885.

RFP's

BLM Bureau-wide Management Studies Support Program for National Conservation Lands

Due: Fri, 23 Apr 2021

Purpose: The National Conservation Lands financially supports studies aimed at increasing our understanding of the resources present on BLM lands and the effectiveness of BLM’s resource management decisions. The program seeks to develop and maintain strong partnerships with State, local, and private stakeholders in shared conservation stewardship by engaging partners in conducting management-focused research on the National Conservation Lands. Results from these studies on National Conservation Lands will inform management strategies utilized throughout BLM as well as other land management entities

Economic Development Administration – 2021 Build to Scale Program

Due: Mon, 26 Apr 2021

Purpose: EDA awards grants through the Build to Scale Program for activities designed to develop and support regional innovation initiatives. EDA thereby advances the growth of connected, innovation-centric economies that increase job growth, enable the workforce of tomorrow, enhance global competitiveness, and foster global competitiveness through technology commercialization and entrepreneurship as described in Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 (hereafter “Section 27”).

The Build to Scale Program invites organizations who are aiding companies in developing the next generation of technologies to apply for funding. These organizations may be operating initiatives to unlock investment capital across a region or sector, operating programs to accelerate company growth, ... » More ...

Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education-Supplemental Assistance to Institutions of Higher Education (SAIHE)

Due: Wed, 28 Apr 2021

Purpose: The SAIHE program supports IHEs that the Secretary determines, after allocating funds under section 314(a) of the CRRSAA, have unmet needs related to coronavirus.

Food and Nutrition Service – Data and Technical Assistance (DATA) Grants Program

Due: Thu, 29 Apr 2021

Purpose: The purpose of the SNAP E&T Data and Technical Assistance (DATA) Grants is to support the development of State SNAP E&T data collection and reporting systems. FNS is interested in funding projects that improve States’ ability to use administrative data, such as Quarterly Wage Record (QWR) information, as the source for employment and earnings of E&T participants and former participants, because it is the preferred and most reliable and efficient method to meet reporting requirements. States using random sampling to gather information are doing so as an interim approach until systems to use administrative data are in place. Therefore, proposals that include random sampling of participants or former participants as a ... » More ...

Rural Health and Safety Education Competitive Grants Program (RHSE)

Due: Thu, 29 Apr 2021

The RHSE program proposals are expected to be community-based outreach education programs, such as those conducted through Human Science extension outreach that provide individuals and families with: information as to the value of good health at any age; information to increase individual or family’s motivation to take more responsibility for their own health; information regarding rural environmental health issues that directly impact human health; information about and access to health promotion and educational activities; and training for volunteers and health services providers concerning health promotion and health care services for individuals and families in cooperation with state, local, and community partners.

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Phase II

Due: Mon, 03 May 2021

Purpose: All Phase II projects must have previously completed a successful USDA Phase I project before applying for a Phase II grant. Success rates for applicants have been 50-60% for Phase II. Projects dealing with agriculturally-related manufacturing and alternative and renewable energy technologies are encouraged across all 2018 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 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 ... » More ...

National Robotics Initiative 3.0: Innovations in Integration of Robotics (NRI-3.0)

Due: Mon, 03 May 2021

Purpose: The National Robotics Initiative 3.0: Innovations in Integration of Robotics (NRI-3.0) program builds upon the preceding National Robotics Initiative (NRI) programs to support fundamental research in the United States that will advance the science of robot integration. The program supports research that promotes integration of robots to the benefit of humans including human safety and human independence.

Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program (CFPCGP)

Due: Tue, 04 May 2021

In FY 2020 and FY 2021, 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 purpose of the CFP is to support the development of projects with a one-time infusion of federal dollars to make such projects self-sustaining. CFPs are designed to create community-based food projects with objectives, activities and outcomes that are in alignment with Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program (CFPCGP) primary goals. The purpose of a Planning Project (PP) is to complete a plan toward the improvement of community food security in keeping with the ... » More ...

Outreach Education and Technical Assistance for Farm Service Agency Programs, Functions and Activities

Due: Wed, 05 May 2021

This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NFO) seeks proposals to support and further expand Farm Service Agency (FSA)’s existing program outreach and education efforts to socially disadvantaged applicants (SDA), specifically, farmers and ranchers. The mission of the Farm Service Agency is equitably serving all farmers and ranchers through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs for all Americans. However, FSA is aware that all farmers and ranchers may not be optimally aware of FSA programs. Therefore, this opportunity is intended to provide additional outreach to SDA farmers and ranchers in areas and communities where additional outreach would be beneficial. ... » More ...

AFRI-Food and Agricultural Non-formal Education

Due: Thu, 06 May 2021

Description. The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) is America’s flagship competitive grants program that provides funding for fundamental and applied research, education, and extension projects in the food and agricultural sciences. In FY 2021, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) requests applications for the AFRI’s Education and Workforce Development program areas to support:

professional development opportunities for K-14 educational professionals;
non-formal education that cultivates food and agricultural interest in youth;
workforce training at community, junior, and technical colleges;
training of undergraduate students in research and extension;
fellowships for predoctoral candidates and postdoctoral scholars; and
agricultural literacy and workforce development evaluation

 

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AFRI-Civic Engagement Experience for Youth

Due: Thu, 06 May 2021

Description. The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) is America’s flagship competitive grants program that provides funding for fundamental and applied research, education, and extension projects in the food and agricultural sciences. In FY 2021, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) requests applications for the AFRI’s Education and Workforce Development program areas to support:

professional development opportunities for K-14 educational professionals;
non-formal education that cultivates food and agricultural interest in youth;
workforce training at community, junior, and technical colleges;
training of undergraduate students in research and extension;
fellowships for predoctoral candidates and postdoctoral scholars; and
agricultural literacy and workforce development evaluation

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Washington State Concord Grape Research Council Request for Proposals 2021

Due: Fri, 14 May 2021

 

FY21 Proposal Budget Form

WSCGRC RFP for YR2021

Washington State Concord Grape Research Council Request for Proposals

The WSCGRC grant program proposal submissions will go through Prosser. New and continuing proposals are due to Prosser no later than May 14, 2021. Send them electronically to prosser.grants@wsu.edu.

NOTE: Have your budgets approved before submitting your proposal to Prosser.

Please reach out to Samantha Bridger at prosser.grants@wsu.edu if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Agricultural Marketing Service – Micro-Grants for Food Security Program

Due: Mon, 24 May 2021

Purpose: MGFSP assists agricultural agencies or departments in eligible states and territories to increase the quantity and quality of locally grown food in food insecure communities through small-scale gardening, herding, and livestock operations by competitively distributing subawards to eligible entities.

Agricultural Marketing Service – Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program

Due: Mon, 24 May 2021

Purpose: To explore new market opportunities for U.S. food and agricultural products, and encourage research and innovation aimed at improving the efficiency and performance of the U.S. agricultural marketing system. FSMIP funds a wide range of applied research projects that address barriers, challenges, and opportunities in marketing, transportation, and distribution of U.S. food and agricultural products domestically and internationally.

International Trade Administration – Market Development Cooperator Program 2021

Due: Tue, 25 May 2021

Purpose: ITA requests that eligible organizations submit proposals (applications) for the fiscal year (FY) 2021 competition for MDCP awards. ITA creates economic opportunity for U.S. workers and firms by promoting international trade and investment, strengthening industry competitiveness, and ensuring fair trade.

Data-Intensive Scientific Machine Learning and Analysis

Due: Thu, 27 May 2021

Purpose: The DOE SC program in Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) hereby announces its interest in research applications to explore potentially high-impact approaches in the development and use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) for scientific insights from massive data generated by simulation, experiments, and observations.

Oregon/Washington – Plant Conservation and Restoration Management

Due: Fri, 28 May 2021

Proposal Due Date:                                               Round One Applications Due: April 3, 2021                                                                                     Round Two Applications Due: May 3, 2021                                                                                        Applications Due: May 28, 2021

Expected Number of Awards:                                       

Estimated Total Program Funding:                              $500,000

Award Ceiling:                                                                    $300,000

Award Floor:                                                                       $5,000

Funding Opportunity Number:                                      L21AS00270

 

Purpose: Department of the Interior – Bureau of Land Management Oregon/Washington Rangeland Resource Management.  See link.

RCPP Alternative Funding Arrangement for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2021

Due: Fri, 28 May 2021

A webinar is scheduled for 3 p.m. Eastern Time on April 1st. Information on how to tune into the webinar, along with all other RCPP application information, is housed on the national RCPP webpage.

The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) promotes coordination of NRCS conservation activities with partners that offer value-added contributions that expand our collective ability to address on farm, watershed, and regional natural resource concerns. NRCS seeks to coinvest with RCPP partners to implement projects that demonstrate innovative solutions to conservation challenges and provide measurable improvements and outcomes tied to the resource concerns they seek to address. Through RCPP, partners propose projects—using guidance contained in this notice—that generate conservation benefits ... » More ...

2021 AGROFORESTRY OUTREACH PROPOSALS Department of Agriculture Forest Service

Due: Fri, 28 May 2021

The U.S. Forest Service (Forest Service) requests proposals to substantially expand and accelerate the availability of science-based information to inform producer decisions on the adoption and design of agroforestry systems. Agroforestry is the intentional integration of trees and shrubs into crop and animal farming systems to create environmental, economic, and social benefits. The agreements awarded under this announcement will support the USDA goal to strengthen the stewardship of private lands through technology and research, and the need by natural resource professionals for information that supports producer adoption of agroforestry. This Request for Proposals supports the efforts of the National Agroforestry Center (NAC) as identified in ... » More ...

Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants

Due: Fri, 04 Jun 2021

The DLT Program provides financial assistance to enable and improve distance learning and telemedicine services in rural areas. DLT grant funds support the use of telecommunications-enabled information, audio and video equipment, and related advanced technologies by students, teachers, medical professionals, and rural residents. These grants are intended to increase rural access to education, training, and health care resources that are otherwise unavailable or limited in scope.

What does this program do?

The Distance Learning and Telemedicine program helps rural communities use the unique capabilities of telecommunications to connect to each other and to the world, overcoming the effects of remoteness and low population density. For ... » More ...

DOE Data Reduction for Science

Due: Fri, 04 Jun 2021

Purpose: The DOE SC program in Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) hereby announces its interest in research applications to explore potentially high-impact approaches in the development and use of data reduction techniques and algorithms to facilitate more efficient analysis and use of massive data sets produced by observations, experiments and simulation.

AFRI-Professional Development for Agricultural Literacy

Due: Thu, 10 Jun 2021

Description. The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) is America’s flagship competitive grants program that provides funding for fundamental and applied research, education, and extension projects in the food and agricultural sciences. In FY 2021, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) requests applications for the AFRI’s Education and Workforce Development program areas to support:

professional development opportunities for K-14 educational professionals;
non-formal education that cultivates food and agricultural interest in youth;
workforce training at community, junior, and technical colleges;
training of undergraduate students in research and extension;
fellowships for predoctoral candidates and postdoctoral scholars; and
agricultural literacy and workforce development evaluation

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Dept. of Ag Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

Due: Fri, 11 Jun 2021

Purpose:  The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), requests applications for the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) to award grants to eligible State departments of agriculture to carry out projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops. Not including AMS administrative costs, approximately $72.9 million in annual Farm Bill funding is available for applications under this solicitation. An additional $97 million (without AMS administrative costs) is also available for applications under this solicitation. Congress has provided this funding due to COVID-19 impacts to the food system.

Natural Resources Conservation Service – 2021 Soil Service Collaborative Research Proposals

Due: Tue, 15 Jun 2021

Purpose: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is announcing the potential availability of funding for agreements for the purposes of:

Promoting research collaboration between the NRCS Soil and Plant Science Division (SPSD) and university cooperators on significant national issues;
Providing technology transfer and training for NRCS staff;
Assisting in training of students in soil science and related fields.

Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network – State Departments of Agriculture

Due: Tue, 15 Jun 2021

Purpose: The purpose of the Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN) Program is to establish a network that connects individuals who are engaged in farming, ranching, and other agriculture-related occupations to stress assistance programs. The establishment of a network that assists farmers and ranchers in time of stress can offer a conduit to improving behavioral health awareness, literacy, and outcomes for agricultural producers, workers and their families.

Integrative Research in Biology

Due: Wed, 16 Jun 2021

This solicitation invites submission of collaborative proposals that tackle bold questions in biology and require an integrated approach to make substantive progress. Integrative biological research spans subdisciplines and incorporates cutting-edge methods, tools, and concepts from each to produce groundbreaking biological discovery. The research should be synergistic and produce novel, holistic understanding of how biological systems function and interact across different scales of organization, e.g., from molecules to cells, tissues to organisms, species to ecosystems and the entire Earth. Such knowledge is critical to inform solutions to societal challenges, including natural resource management, resilience to environmental change, and global food security. Outcomes from integrative research will ... » More ...

AFRI-Agricultural Workforce Training

Due: Thu, 17 Jun 2021

Description. The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) is America’s flagship competitive grants program that provides funding for fundamental and applied research, education, and extension projects in the food and agricultural sciences. In FY 2021, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) requests applications for the AFRI’s Education and Workforce Development program areas to support:

professional development opportunities for K-14 educational professionals;
non-formal education that cultivates food and agricultural interest in youth;
workforce training at community, junior, and technical colleges;
training of undergraduate students in research and extension;
fellowships for predoctoral candidates and postdoctoral scholars; and
agricultural literacy and workforce development evaluation

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AFRI-Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduate

Due: Thu, 01 Jul 2021

Description. The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) is America’s flagship competitive grants program that provides funding for fundamental and applied research, education, and extension projects in the food and agricultural sciences. In FY 2021, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) requests applications for the AFRI’s Education and Workforce Development program areas to support:

professional development opportunities for K-14 educational professionals;
non-formal education that cultivates food and agricultural interest in youth;
workforce training at community, junior, and technical colleges;
training of undergraduate students in research and extension;
fellowships for predoctoral candidates and postdoctoral scholars; and
agricultural literacy and workforce development evaluation

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Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources

Due: Wed, 21 Jul 2021

Purpose: The fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) hold much promise as sectors of the economy where we can expect to see continuous vigorous growth in the coming decades. STEM job creation is expected to outpace non-STEM job creation significantly, according to the Commerce Department, reflecting the importance of STEM knowledge to the US economy.

US DOT Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization – Transportation Demonstration Program

Due: Sun, 25 Jul 2021

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative – Foundational and Applied Science

Due: Thu, 29 Jul 2021

Letter of Intent Deadline:                                               Minimum of 195 days before the conference begins;

Proposal Due Date:                                                           July 29, 2021

Expected Number of Awards:                                        500

Estimated Total Program Funding:                              $290,000,000

Award Ceiling:                                                                    $15,000,000

Award Floor:                                                                      

Funding Opportunity Number:                                      USDA-NIFA-AFRI-007692

The AFRI Foundational and Applied Science Program supports grants in six AFRI priority areas to advance knowledge in both fundamental and applied sciences important to agriculture. The six priority areas are: Plant Health and Production and Plant Products; Animal Health and Production and Animal Products; Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health; Bioenergy, Natural Resources, and Environment; Agriculture Systems and Technology; and Agriculture Economics and ... » More ...

Food for Progress 10.606 – FY 2021

Due: Mon, 02 Aug 2021

Purpose: Program Overview

The FFPr program provides for the donation of U.S. agricultural commodities to developing countries and emerging democracies committed to introducing and expanding free enterprise in the agricultural sector. The commodities are generally sold on the local market and the proceeds are used to support agricultural development activities.

Program Objectives

The FFPr program has two principal objectives:

To improve agricultural productivity; and
To expand trade of agricultural products.

Program Priorities

The program funding priorities of this NOFO are to support active FFPr agreements experiencing monetization shortfalls by providing additional current year commodity and or freight funds.

Grand Challenges in Integrative Geospace Sciences: Advancing National Space Weather Expertise and Research toward Societal Resilience

Due: Mon, 23 Aug 2021

Purpose: The Advancing National Space Weather Expertise and Research toward Societal resilience (ANSWERS) solicitation has the goal to bring together collaborative teams of solar and geospace observers, theorists, modelers, experimenters, educators and computational experts to address some of the most challenging problems in solar and space physics and space weather. The purview of this new holistic solicitation goes beyond the scope of each of the long-standing programs in the Geospace Section (GS) of the NSF Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Science (AGS): Aeronomy (AER), Coupling, Energetics, and Dynamics of Atmospheric Regions (CEDAR), Geospace Environment Modeling (GEM), Magnetospheric Physics (MAG), Solar Terrestrial Research (STR), and Solar, ... » More ...

Pilot Projects Increasing the Impact of the NIH Centers for Advancing Research on Botanicals and Other Natural Products (PI2 CARBON) (R03 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Due: Fri, 14 Oct 2022

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to support collaborative pilot research projects focused on potential effects relevant to human health of chemically complex natural products and/or the causal, molecular mechanisms underlying such effects. A critical element of each proposed project must be collaboration with one or more of the NIH Centers for Advancing Research on Botanicals and Other Natural Products (CARBON). More specifically, letters of support describing collaboration with one or more of the U19 Botanical Dietary Supplements Research Centers awarded in 2020 must be included at the time of submission. Each proposed pilot project must, with agreement of its collaborating Center(s), ... » More ...


 

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