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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.


Well-Rounded Education through Student-Centered Funding Demonstration Grants CFDA 84.424E

Due: Fri, 10 Jul 2020

Purpose: he Well-Rounded Education through Student-Centered Funding Demonstration Grants program provides competitive grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) to demonstrate model programs for providing well-rounded education opportunities through the development and implementation of student-centered funding (SCF) systems based on weighted per-pupil allocations under section 1501 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA).

Coordinating Center for Transition Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities into Higher Education—(TPSID-CC) CFDA 84.407B

Due: Fri, 10 Jul 2020

Purpose: The purpose of the TPSID program is to support a national coordinating center charged with conducting and disseminating research on strategies to promote positive academic, social, employment, and independent living outcomes for students with intellectual disabilities. The TPSID-CC will establish a comprehensive research and evaluation protocol for TPSID programs; administer a mentoring program matching current and new TPSID grantees based on areas of expertise; and coordinate longitudinal follow-up data collection and technical assistance to TPSID grantees on programmatic components and evidence-based practices. The TPSID-CC will also provide technical assistance to build the capacity of kindergarten through grade 12 transition services and support postsecondary education ... » More ...

): Transition Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities into Higher Education (TPSID) CFDA 84.407A

Due: Fri, 10 Jul 2020

Purpose: The purpose of the TPSID program is to support model demonstration programs that promote the successful transition of students with intellectual disabilities into higher education and to enable institutions of higher education (IHEs), or consortia of IHEs, to create or expand high-quality, inclusive model comprehensive transition and postsecondary programs for students with intellectual disabilities.

Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants

Due: Mon, 13 Jul 2020

Authorized by 7 U.S.C. 950aaa, 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.

The regulation for the DLT Program can be found at 7 CFR part 1734. All applicants should carefully review and prepare their applications according to instructions in the FY 2020 DLT Grant Program Application ... » More ...


Due: Tue, 14 Jul 2020

Purpose: The overall objective of the FOA is to support the development of value-added products from coal. This will be accomplished through the research and development of coal-derived components for residential, commercial, and infrastructure applications. Another path to developing value-added products from coal is the production of high-value specialty products, as well as research and development of technologies capable of producing carbon-based building materials using a continuous, rather than batch, manufacturing process. The FOA will also support the design, R&D, and validation of a prototype carbon-based building.


Due: Tue, 14 Jul 2020

This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits applications that will accelerate the development of new or enhance/increase existing anaerobic digestion capacity and infrastructure in the United States. Anaerobic digestion (AD) is the natural process in which microorganisms break down organic (plant and animal) materials. Food waste diverted from landfills and incinerators can be managed at AD facilities. The AD process generates renewable energy (biogas) and a product that can improve soil health (digestate).


Link to Additional Information: Supporting Anaerobic Digestion in Communities

Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative

Due: Wed, 15 Jul 2020

NIFA requests applications for the Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative (AG2PI) for Fiscal Year FY 2020. The amount available for grants in FY 2020 is approximately $960,000. AG2PI will fund one collaborative research project to expand the knowledge of phenomes and genomes of plants and animals important to the agricultural sector of the United States. The National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative (AG2PI) focuses on collaborative science engagement and invites innovative research proposals that will lay the foundation for expanding knowledge concerning genomes and phenomes of crops and animals of importance to the agriculture sector of the United States. AG2PI supports ... » More ...

Assessment Tools for Biotechnology Products

Due: Wed, 15 Jul 2020

Purpose: The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing research to support the development of improved science-based human health and environmental risk assessments of new biotechnology products, including those developed through synthetic biology, genome editing, and metabolic engineering.

Federal Railroad Administration – FY20 Railroad Safety State Participation Grant Program

Due: Fri, 17 Jul 2020

Purpose: FRA will provide grants to States with Federal Railroad Safety Program State Participation Agreements to assist with funding eligible training, travel, and laptop computers.


OR/WA Master Youth Conservation Opportunities on Public Lands

Due: Sat, 18 Jul 2020

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.

Department of Labor – Occupational Safety and Health Administration – Training and Educational Materials Development

Due: Mon, 20 Jul 2020

(OSH Act), the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) established its discretionary grant program in 1978. In 1997, OSHA renamed the program in honor of the late Susan Harwood, former director of the OSHA Office of Risk Assessment. The grant program offers opportunities for nonprofit organizations to compete annually for funding so they may develop and conduct training and educational programs for small business employers and workers on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of occupational safety and health hazards in their workplaces, and to inform workers of their rights and employers of their responsibilities under the OSH Act.


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Food and Nutrition Service – SNAP E&T National Partnership Grants

Due: Wed, 22 Jul 2020

Purpose: FNS intends to make available approximately $5 million to support grants to non-profit national organizations with broad member or affiliate networks that provide direct workforce development services to low-income and low-skilled individuals, including SNAP participants. Grant funds will be used to support new organizational capacity to provide to network members or affiliates training and other technical assistance so that network members or affiliates may become third-party SNAP E&T providers.

NSF-Faculty Early Career Development Program

Due: Mon, 27 Jul 2020

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.

FY19&20 Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair Program

Due: Mon, 27 Jul 2020

Purpose: The purpose of the Partnership Program is to assist in funding capital projects to repair, replace, or rehabilitate qualified railroad assets to reduce the state of good repair backlog and improve intercity passenger rail performance.

Monitoring Soil Health Impacts of CRP

Due: Tue, 28 Jul 2020

FPAC is announcing the availability of cooperative agreement funding to collect and analyze soil health data from at least 200 sites on Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)-enrolled land reflecting a diversity of conditions for at least 3 years and to quantify the relationship between soil health and cover and practice management characteristics. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and academic institutions are eligible to apply for the $500,000 of available funding. 


The objective of this study is to collect and analyze soil health data from a diverse sample of fields enrolled in CRP and use the results to estimate the relationship between soil health and grassland cover characteristics, ... » More ...

Title X Services Grants: Providing Publicly-Funded Family Planning Services in Areas of High Need

Due: Tue, 28 Jul 2020

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, Office of Population Affairs announces the availability of funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 grant awards under the authority of Title X of the Public Health Service Act. The Office of Population Affairs (OPA) promotes health across the reproductive lifespan through innovative, evidence-based adolescent health and family planning programs, services, strategic partnerships, evaluation, and research. OPA administers the Title X program, the Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program, and the Embryo Adoption Awareness program. OPA advises the Secretary of HHS and Assistant Secretary for Health on a wide range of topics, including adolescent health, family planning, sterilization, and other ... » More ...

DOT Federal Highway Administration – Work Zone Data Exchange Demonstration

Due: Mon, 03 Aug 2020

Purpose: The purpose of this research program is to increase the safety of the traveling public through the production of consistent public work zone data feeds across jurisdictions. The program provides funding for public roadway operators to make unified work zone data feeds available for use by third parties and collaborate on specification development.

Business and Cooperative Programs – Rural Cooperative Development Grant

Due: Mon, 03 Aug 2020

Purpose: The primary objective of the RCDG program is to improve the economic condition of rural areas by assisting individuals or entities in the startup, expansion or operational improvement of rural cooperatives and other business entities. Grants are awarded competitively on an annual basis to Rural Cooperative Development Centers who in turn provide technical assistance to individuals and entities.

Natural Resources Conservation Service – NRCS easement programs restoration and stewardship assistance

Due: Mon, 03 Aug 2020

Purpose: The purpose of the NRCS easement programs (ACEP-WRE, WRP) is voluntary conservation by landowners. The easement programs promote the restoration, enhancement, protection, maintenance and management of wetland systems and associated uplands that would contribute significantly to functions and values of these habitats. Through the easement programs, landowners may receive assistance to install or implement structural and/or vegetative and associated upland restoration practices on eligible land. The easement programs allow NRCS to request the services of, and enter into cooperative agreements with, non-Federal entities to assist in providing specialized assistance necessary to implement restoration plans.

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:

Due: Mon, 03 Aug 2020

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. Jurisdictions are eligible to participate in the NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program (RII) based on their level of NSF research support averaged over three years (see RIIeligibility). Through this program, NSF facilitates the establishment of partnerships among government, higher education, and industry that are designed to effect sustainable improvements in a jurisdiction’s research infrastructure, Research and Development (R&D) capacity, and hence, its R&D competitiveness.

Pregnancy Prevention Research Grants

Due: Tue, 04 Aug 2020

The Office of Population Affairs (OPA) announces the availability of funds for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 initial competitive grant awards under the authority of Section 241 of the Public Health Service Act. This notice solicits applications for projects that will conduct research that w

Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) Competition

Due: Tue, 04 Aug 2020

Purpose: The Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) is a longitudinal survey of a nationally representative sample of U.S. families begun in 1968. The PSID has collected 41 waves of data on the same families and their descendants as of 2019.

The PSID collects data on a wide range of economic, social, demographic, geospatial, and health factors that affect the well-being of American families. The PSID has consistently obtained wave-to-wave re-interview response rates of more than 90%. Data are made available to scholars, students, and the public for research, analysis, and education activities within12 months of data collection.


Technical Agricultural Assistance 10.960 – Development of a Time Release Study Methodology for Agricultural Goods

Due: Fri, 07 Aug 2020

Purpose: The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) seeks to deepen its understanding of the various barriers impacting the time it takes agricultural goods to cross international borders. Agricultural goods can take a significant amount of time to cross borders because of the multiple regulatory agencies involved in inspections; these time delays can lead to significant losses – particularly in highly perishable goods.

2020 Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship

Due: Fri, 07 Aug 2020

Energy Storage for Fossil Power Generation

Due: Thu, 13 Aug 2020

Purpose: The objective of DE-FOA-0002332, Energy Storage for Fossil Power Generation, is to competitively solicit and award research projects that will develop energy storage technologies for existing fossil-fueled power plants, as well as new power plants and other fossil energy systems platforms beyond electric power, including industrial, distributed generation, poly-generation, waste heat recovery, and other innovative nontraditional concepts.

OSERS: OSEP: National Center to Improve Faculty Capacity to Use Educational Technology in Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services Personnel Preparation and Leadership Personnel Preparation Programs CFDA Number 84.327F

Due: Fri, 21 Aug 2020

Purpose: The purposes of the Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities Program are to (1) improve results for children with disabilities by promoting the development, demonstration, and use of technology; (2) support educational activities designed to be of educational value in the classroom for children with disabilities; (3) provide support for captioning and video description that is appropriate for use in the classroom; and (4) provide accessible educational materials (AEM) to children with disabilities in a timely manner.

Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Fellowships

Due: Wed, 26 Aug 2020

Synopsis & Eligibility: The SCAR Fellowship Programme is designed to encourage the active involvement of early-career researchers in furthering our understanding of Antarctica. The Fellowships enable early-career researchers to join a project team from another country, opening up new opportunities and often creating partnerships that last many years and over many Antarctic research seasons. The SCAR Fellowship programme is for PhD students, or those within five years of having completed a PhD on the day of the deadline for applications, to undertake research at major international laboratories, field facilities, and/or institutes in or operated by one of the 44 SCAR Member countries (for a full list of countries, please ... » More ...

Community Interventions to Address the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic among Health Disparity and Vulnerable Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional)

Due: Fri, 28 Aug 2020

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages research with NIH-designated health disparity populations and other vulnerable groups on community interventions to address the adverse psychosocial, behavioral, and socioeconomic effects of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Applications are sought to test: 1) the impacts of mitigation strategies to prevent COVID-19 transmission and acquisition; and 2) already implemented, new, or adapted interventions to address the adverse consequences of the pandemic on the health of these groups.

Link to Additional Information:

DOT Federal Highway Administration – Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment Initiative

Due: Mon, 31 Aug 2020

Purpose: Up to $60 million in Federal Funding to provide grants to eligible entities to develop model deployment sites for large scale installation and operation of advanced transportation technologies to improve safety, efficiency, system performance, and infrastructure return on investment. (23 U.S.C. 503(c)(4)(A)).

Corporation for National and Community Service – FY 2021 RSVP Competition

Due: Tue, 01 Sep 2020

Purpose: Through this competition, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) seeks to compete multiple geographic service areas to identify sponsoring organizations for RSVP programs. RSVP engages people age 55 and over in a diverse range of volunteer activities that serve communities to create measurable impact, benefit volunteers through the service experience, and create community capacity.

Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program

Due: Tue, 08 Sep 2020

Purpose:  The IUCRC program catalyzes breakthrough pre-competitive research by enabling close and sustained engagement between industry innovators, world-class academic teams, and government agencies. IUCRCs help industry partners and government agencies connect directly and efficiently with university researchers to achieve three primary objectives:1) Conduct high-impact research to meet shared and critical industrial needs in companies of all sizes; 2) Enhance U.S. global leadership in driving innovative technology development, and 3) Identify, mentor and develop a diverse, highly skilled science and engineering workforce.

NSF Coastlines and People Hubs for Research

Due: Wed, 09 Sep 2020

Scientific research into complex coastal systems and the interplay with coastal hazards is vital for predicting, responding to and mitigating threats in these regions. Understanding the risks associated with coastal hazards requires a holistic Earth Systems approach that integrates improved understanding of and, where possible, predictions about natural, social, and technological processes with efforts to increase the resilience of coastal systems.The Coastlines and People program supports diverse, innovative, multi-institution awards that are focused on critically important coastlines and people research that is integrated with broadening participation goals.The objective of this solicitation is to support Coastal Research Hubs, structured using a convergent science approach, at the ... » More ...

NASA Headquarters – ROSES 2020: LISA Preparatory Science

Due: Tue, 15 Sep 2020

Purpose: The LISA Preparatory Science (LPS) program has been created to provide support for U.S. investigators to conduct activities that contribute to furthering the eventual science yield of LISA. It is not intended as a vehicle for funding specific U.S. contributions to the LISA instrument or science ground segment, or to develop concepts for other missions outside of LISA. Proposals to the LPS program may

request support to:

Perform high-fidelity simulations of the expected waveforms for LISA sources and assessing their impact on LISA’s science return;
Develop data analysis and statistical techniques useful for the extraction of scientific measurements from LISA ... » More ...

NASA Headquarters – ROSES 2020: SAGE III/ ISS Science Team

Due: Fri, 18 Sep 2020

Purpose: Atmospheric composition changes affect air quality, weather, climate, and critical constituents, such as ozone. Atmospheric exchange links terrestrial and oceanic pools within the carbon cycle and other biogeochemical cycles. Solar radiation affects atmospheric chemistry, and is thus a critical factor in atmospheric composition.

Joint DMS/NIGMS Initiative to Support Research at the Interface of the Biological and Mathematical Sciences

Due: Fri, 18 Sep 2020

The Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS)in the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS) at the National Science Foundation (NSF)and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)plan to support fundamental research in mathematics and statistics necessary to answer questions in the biological and biomedical sciences. Both agencies recognize the need to promote research at the interface between mathematical and life sciences. This program is designed to encourage new collaborations, as well as to support innovative activities by existing teams. The joint DMS/NIGMS initiative offers two submission tracks: Track 1 – for projects with a total budget of ... » More ...

Interventions to Prevent Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) Use Among Adolescents (R01 – Clinical Trial Optional)

Due: Sat, 19 Sep 2020

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to support (1) research to test the efficacy or effectiveness of interventions to prevent initiation and/or escalation of ENDS (electronic nicotine delivery system) use among adolescents; and (2)research on the impact of tobacco control policies, including ENDS-specific policies, on adolescent ENDS use behavior. Of priority is research that is theoretically based and identifies specific risk and protective factors to target through prevention intervention, or research on policies that can impact adolescent ENDS use. Particularly, for prevention intervention research (e.g., school, community, and clinic-based) collaboration with stakeholders and likely program adopters is required to ensure feasibility for implementation, ... » More ...

NSF-DFG Lead Agency Activity in Electrosynthesis and Electrocatalysis

Due: Wed, 30 Sep 2020

Deadline for Expression of Interest: July 1, 2020

Deadline for Full Proposal: September 30, 2020

The goal of this Lead Agency Activity is to reduce current barriers to working internationally by allowing U.S. and German researchers to submit a single collaborative proposal that will undergo a single review process while funding organizations maintain budgetary control over their awards. Proposalseligible for funding consideration through this Lead Agency Activity in FY 2021 will need to have a research focus relevant to the topic areas identified above, within the scope of research supported through these divisions. Proposers should review the CHE, CBET, PC, and ING 1 program descriptions for ... » More ...

(FOA) Research and Development for Advanced Water Resource Recovery Systems

Due: Tue, 06 Oct 2020

Purpose: The goal of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to conduct research, development, and deployment on technology innovations that enable advanced water resource recovery systems. Topic Area 1 of this FOA seeks to advance the development of transformative technologies beyond early stage research and development (R&D) to become pilot ready (TRL 4-6). Whereas, Topic Area 2 of this FOA seeks to test currently developed, pilot ready technologies (TRL 6-7) though design, build, and operations in industrially relevant conditions to enable commercialization.

Discovery Research PreK-12

Due: Wed, 07 Oct 2020

Purpose:  The Discovery Research PreK-12 program (DRK-12) seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science (STEM) by preK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of STEM education innovations and approaches. Projects in the DRK-12 program build on fundamental research in STEM education and prior research and development efforts that provide theoretical and empirical justification for proposed projects. Projects should result in research-informed and field-tested outcomes and products that inform teaching and learning. Teachers and students who participate in DRK-12 studies are expected to enhance their understanding and use of STEM content, practices and skills.

Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems

Due: Mon, 16 Nov 2020

Purpose: The DISES Program supports research projects that advance basic scientific understanding of integrated socio-environmental systems and the complex interactions (dynamics, processes, and feedbacks) within and among the environmental (biological, physical and chemical) and human (“socio”) (economic, social, political, or behavioral) components of such a system. The program seeks proposals that emphasize the truly integrated nature of a socio-environmental system versus two discrete systems (a natural one and a human one) that are coupled. DISES projects must explore a connected and integrated socio-environmental system that includes explicit analysis of the processes and dynamics between the environmental and human components of the system.

Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (DISES)

Due: Mon, 16 Nov 2020

The DISES Program supports research projects that advance new conceptualizations and scientific knowledge of the complex interactions (dynamics, processes, and feedbacks) within and among environmental (biological, physical, chemical) and human (economic, social, political, or behavioral) components of an integrated socio-environmental system. The DISES program acknowledges a continuum of environments from those with very limited human populations (e.g. polar regions) to those in which human systems and processes fully dominate (e.g. densely populated megacities). There are integrated systems operating in all these spaces, and many can be considered as domains for DISES study. For the purposes of this solicitation, we define the “socio” or human component of ... » More ...

Russel Sage Foundation- Social and Economic Sciences

Due: Thu, 19 Nov 2020

Letter of Intent (required): August 5, 2020
Full Proposal (invited): November 19, 2020


Award: Up to $175K for 2 years

NASA-ROSES 2020: Space Weather Science Application Operations-to-Research

Due: Wed, 16 Dec 2020

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)

Due: Thu, 07 Jan 2021

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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