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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

NIH– Initiative to Maximize Research Education in Genomics: Diversity Action Plan (R25)

Due: Sat, 25 Jan 2020

Letter of Intent Due Date:   30 days before application due date

Purpose: The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The overarching goal of this NHGRI R25 program is to support educational activities that The overarching goal of this NHGRI R25 program is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce in genomics. This funding opportunity announcement seeks to expose underrepresented students at the undergraduate, post-baccalaureate and graduate levels to the foundational sciences relevant to genomics to enable them to pursue careers that span all areas of ... » More ...

National Aeronautics and Space Administration – NASA Headquarters – ROSES 2019: Akatsuki Participating Scientist Program

Due: Fri, 31 Jan 2020

Purpose: The objectives of the Akatsuki Participating Scientist Program (PSP) are to aid in data archiving and enhance and supplement Venus science being performed by the Akatsuki Venus Climate Orbiter. This call for proposals is for approximately four Participating Scientists (PSs) from U.S. institutions, and may include the selection of one Akatsuki Participating Scientist in residence (PSiR) at JAXA. The Akatsuki PSP program seeks to support and enhance the Akatsuki mission science objectives, such as a better understanding of Venus’ atmospheric circulation using global mapping with Akatsuki’s five cameras (from ultraviolet to infrared wavelengths) and measurements of the atmospheric vertical structure with radio occultation techniques. ... » More ...

DOE-Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy – RANGE EXTENDERS FOR ELECTRIC AVIATION WITH LOW CARBON AND HIGH EFFICIENCY

Due: Fri, 31 Jan 2020

Purpose: ARPA-E administers a joint SBIR/STTR program in accordance with the Small Business Act and the SBIR and STTR Policy Directives issued by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).   ARPA-E provides SBIR/STTR funding in three phases (Phase I, Phase II, and Phase IIS).

DOE-Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy – RANGE EXTENDERS FOR ELECTRIC AVIATION WITH LOW CARBON AND HIGH EFFICIENCY (REEACH)

Due: Fri, 31 Jan 2020

Purpose: ARPA-E seeks to mitigate the greenhouse gas emissions associated with commercial air travel at minimum economic cost by developing elements of an ultra-high efficient aircraft propulsion system that uses Carbon Neutral Liquid Fuels (CNLFs).   Since these fuels generally either have lower specific-energies (kWh/kg) or are projected to have higher cost than traditional fossil-based jet fuels, ultra-high conversion efficiency is critical for the economic viability of this approach. An electrified propulsion system framework postulated by ARPA-E (Fig. 1) could potentially leverage multiple sources of stored energy (e.g. CNLF, batteries, etc.) to facilitate emerging propulsion concepts (e.g. distributed propulsion) and enable net-zero carbon emissions for long ... » More ...

DOE-Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy – Aviation-Class Synergistically Cooled Electric-Motors with Integrated Drives (ASCEND)

Due: Fri, 31 Jan 2020

 Purpose: The Aviation-class Synergistically Cooled Electric-motors with iNtegrated Drives (ASCEND) program supports the development of novel lightweight and ultra-efficient electric motors, drives , and associated thermal management system (collectively referred to as the all-electric powertrain) that will facilitate net-zero carbon emissions in the single-aisle, 150-200 passenger commercial aircraft segment.

Federal Railroad Administration – Restoration and Enhancement Grants Program

Due: Wed, 05 Feb 2020

Purpose: FRA is adding funding to and extending the application submittal period for its NOFO for the Restoration and Enhancement Grants Program (R&E Program) published on November 6, 2019. The basis for the funding increase and extension is the appropriation of additional amounts for the Restoration and Enhancement Grants Program in Fiscal Year 2020 together with the government’s goal of efficiently administering such funds. 

The purpose of this notice is to solicit applications for Operating Assistance grants for Initiating, Restoring, or Enhancing Intercity Rail Passenger Transportation authorized in Sections 11104 and 11303 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, Public Law 114–94 (2015); now codified ... » More ...

Secondary Agriculture Education Challenge Grant Program

Due: Thu, 06 Feb 2020

Purpose: The Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom Challenge Grants (SPECA) program seeks to: (a) promote and strengthen secondary education and two-year postsecondary education in the food, agriculture, natural resources and human (FANH) sciences in order to help ensure the existence of a workforce in the United States that’s qualified to serve the FANH sciences system; and (b) promote complementary and synergistic linkages among secondary, two-year postsecondary, and higher education programs in the FANH sciences in order to advance excellence in education and encourage more young Americans to pursue and complete a baccalaureate or higher degree in the FANH sciences.

NRCS-Conservation Collaboration Grants or Agreements Fiscal Year

Due: Fri, 07 Feb 2020

Purpose: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is announcing the potential availability of grants and agreements for the purpose of leveraging NRCS resources, addressing local natural resource issues, encouraging collaboration and developing state- and community-level conservation leadership for historically underserved agricultural producers.

DOT-Small Business Transportation Resource Center

Due: Fri, 07 Feb 2020

Purpose: The Department of Transportation Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization awards cooperative agreements under the Small Business Transportation Resource Center program to assist small businesses in competing for transportation-related contracts and subcontracts by providing management and technical assistance services that will enable these small businesses to take advantage of small business opportunities.

NASA-National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program – Artemis Student Challenge Opportunities FY2020 – FY2021

Due: Mon, 10 Feb 2020

Purpose: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Office of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Engagement (OSTEM) solicits new competitive proposals in this Announcement of Opportunity (AO) from the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program (Space Grant) consortia. The Space Grant Program is dedicated to building, sustaining, and deploying a skilled, high-performing and diverse STEM workforce that meets the current and emerging needs of NASA and the nation. The goal of this solicitation is to invite Space Grant consortia members, specifically all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, to submit proposals to advance the quality, relevance, and ... » More ...

Western SARE Graduate Student Grants in Sustainable Agriculture

Due: Tue, 11 Feb 2020

This grant program involves full-time graduate students enrolled in an accredited university of Western U.S., their academic advisor (applicant), and producers implementing projects to address identified needs in sustainable agriculture. With the collaboration of producers, projects must integrate rigorous research and education aiming to advance the three components of sustainable agriculture- environmental, economic, and social. It is expected that outcomes of funded projects will result in quantifiable benefits for producers, increase the preservation of the natural and social resources upon which agriculture relies, and be documented in scholarly journals and disseminated throughout educational outreach activities with producers and other agricultural stakeholders. Graduate Student projects are ... » More ...

NSF-Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science Phase II

Due: Tue, 18 Feb 2020

Purpose: Transdisciplinary Research In Principles Of Data Science (TRIPODS) aims to bring together the statistics, mathematics, and theoretical computer science communities to develop the theoretical foundations of data science through integrated research and training activities. Phase I, described in solicitation NSF 16-615, supported the development of small collaborative Institutes. Phase II will support a smaller number of larger Institutes, selected from the Phase I Institutes via a second competitive proposal process. All TRIPODS Institutes must involve significant and integral participation by all three of the aforementioned communities.

 

U.S. Agency for International Development – Feed the Future Market Systems & Partnerships (MSP)

Due: Tue, 18 Feb 2020

Purpose: The purpose of the Feed the Future Market Systems & Partnerships (MSP) Activity is to provide USAID/Washington, USAID Missions, and other U.S Government (USG) operating units and their implementing partners, international and local, with the evidence, capacity, tools, technical assistance, and/or services required to design, implement, monitor, and/or evaluate market systems and private sector engagement activities that lead to inclusive and resilient agricultural-led economic growth, improved food security and nutrition, and/or increased incomes for the poor. MSP seeks to improve the effectiveness of Feed the Future, USAID, and other USG programs, leading to sustained development outcomes at scale. MSP activities shall support the Feed ... » More ...

Environmental System Science

Due: Thu, 20 Feb 2020

Submission Deadline for Letters of Intent: N/A
Submission Deadline for Pre-Applications:

December 5, 2019, at 5:00 pm Eastern Time

Pre-Application Response Date:

December 19, 2019, at 11:59 pm Eastern Time

Submission Deadline for Applications:

February 20, 2020, at 11:59 pm Eastern Time

DHHS-Agency for Health Care Research and Quality – Improving Management of Opioids and Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) in Older Adults (R18)

Due: Thu, 20 Feb 2020

Purpose: The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) seeks applications to develop, implement, evaluate, and disseminate strategies to improve the management of opioid use and opioid use disorder (OUD) in older adults in primary care settings, especially in settings with large segments of socially at-risk older adults.  Applicants must propose a comprehensive plan that uses evidence-based interventions and quality improvement strategies designed to improve the management of pain, opioid use, and opioid use disorder for older adults in primary care.

DOE- National Energy Technology Laboratory – Extreme Environment Materials for Power Generation

Due: Fri, 21 Feb 2020

Purpose: This Funding Opportunity Announcement will fill a gap with advanced materials and technologies to enhance the reliability and performance of the existing fleet while reducing O&M costs.  The Crosscutting High Performance Materials Program has a unique ability to identify needs and foster technology development across many applications. 

NSF-Human Networks and Data Science – Infrastructure

Due: Mon, 24 Feb 2020

Purpose: The Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) seeks to develop user-friendly large-scale next-generation data resources and relevant analytic techniques to advance fundamental research in SBE areas of study. Successful proposals will, within the financial resources provided by the award, construct such databases and/or relevant analytic techniques and produce a finished product that will enable new types of data-intensive research. The databases or techniques should have significant impacts, either across multiple fields or within broad disciplinary areas, by enabling new types of data-intensive research in the SBE sciences. Human Networks and Data Science (HNDS) is a two-track program. It supports research and infrastructure ... » More ...

DOE- Office of Science – FY 2020 SBIR/STTR Phase I Release 2

Due: Mon, 24 Feb 2020

Purpose: The objectives of the SBIR/STTR programs include increasing private sector commercialization of technology developed through DOE-supported research and development (R&D), stimulating technological innovation in the private sector, encouraging participation by women-owned and minority-owned small businesses, and improving the return on investment from Federally-funded research for economic and social benefits to the nation. DOE will support high-quality research or R&D on innovative concepts concerning important mission-related scientific or engineering problems and opportunities that have high potential for commercialization. The DOE SBIR/STTR Programs do not support either basic science or demonstration projects.

NSF-National Robotics Initiative 2.0: Ubiquitous Collaborative Robots

Due: Wed, 26 Feb 2020

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). A co-robot is a robot whose main purpose is to work with people or other robots to accomplish a goal. An ideal co-robot is an adaptable partner, not limited to a narrow set of specified interactions or functions, but able to significantly enhance team performance despite changes in its role, its teammates, or the team’s collective goals. The focus of the NRI-2.0 program is on ubiquity, which in this context means seamless integration ... » More ...

Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Due: Fri, 28 Feb 2020

Environmental Health Specialists Network (EHS-Net) – Practice based research to improve food safety

Due: Fri, 28 Feb 2020

Purpose: This Environmental Health Specialists Network (EHS-Net) research opportunity seeks to develop and sustain a network of environmental health program staff, in collaboration with epidemiologists and other public health professionals, to identify retail food safety research practice-based priorities focused on identifying and preventing foodborne illness risk factors, and to conduct the research.

This announcement will fund EHS-Net research projects related to food safety activities under the jurisdiction of departments of health or other health agencies responsible for regulatory oversight of retail food service including restaurants, delis, cafeterias, schools, etc.

Department of State – U.S. Mission to South Africa – U.S. University Partnership Initiative in South Africa

Due: Fri, 28 Feb 2020

Purpose: The goal of the University Partnerships Initiative (UPI) is to strengthen existing ties and foster new collaboration between U.S. and South African universities. Focus areas include promoting faculty and student exchanges, facilitating joint research, building administrative capacity, and creating public-private partnerships. Program proposals should address how relationships between institutions will be sustained after U.S. government funded efforts are concluded.

Specific Program Objectives:

–         Promote U.S.-South Africa faculty and student exchanges, particularly the development of dual degree programs that have South Africans complete their studies in their home country and address South Africa’s shortage of qualified academic staff.

–         Facilitate joint research, especially in agriculture, ... » More ...

DHHS-National Institutes of Health – Revision Applications for Validation of Biomarker Assays Developed Through NIH-Supported Research Grants (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Due: Fri, 28 Feb 2020

Purpose: The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to accelerate the pace of translation of NCI-supported methods/assays/technologies (referred to as “assays”) to the clinic. Specifically, the focus of this FOA is on the adaption and clinical validation of molecular/cellular/imaging markers (referred to as “markers” r “biomarkers”) for cancer detection, diagnosis, prognosis, monitoring, and prediction of response in treatment, as well as markers for cancer control and prevention.

NSF/CASIS Collaboration on Tissue Engineering and Mechanobiology on the International Space Station (ISS) to Benefit Life on Earth

Due: Mon, 02 Mar 2020

Purpose: The Divisions of Chemical, Bioengineering and Environmental Transport (CBET) and Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Infrastructure (CMMI) in the Engineering Directorate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) are partnering with The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) to solicit research projects in the general fields of tissue engineering and mechanobiology that can utilize the International Space Station (ISS) National Lab to conduct research that will benefit life on Earth. Only U.S. entities including academic investigators, non-profit independent research laboratories and academic-commercial teams are eligible to apply.

– Transport Phenomena Research at the International Space Station to Benefit Life on Earth

Due: Mon, 02 Mar 2020

Purpose: The Division of Chemical, Bioengineering and Environmental Transport (CBET) in the Engineering Directorate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) is partnering with The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) to solicit research projects in the general field of fluid dynamics, particulate and multiphase processes, combustion and fire systems, thermal transport processes, and nanoscale interactions that can utilize the International Space Station (ISS) National Lab to conduct research that will benefit life on Earth. Only U.S. entities including academic investigators, non-profit independent research laboratories and academic-commercial teams are eligible to apply.

Department of Ag-Business and Cooperative Programs – Value-Added

Due: Thu, 05 Mar 2020

Purpose: The objective of this grant program is to assist viable Independent Producers, Agricultural Producer Groups, Farmer and Rancher Cooperatives, and Majority-Controlled Producer-Based Businesses in starting or expanding value-added activities related to the processing and/or marketing of Value-Added Agricultural Products. Grants will be awarded competitively for either planning or working capital projects directly related to the processing and/or marketing of value-added products. Generating new products, creating and expanding marketing opportunities, and increasing producer income are the end goals of the program. All proposals must demonstrate economic viability and sustainability to compete for funding.

FY 2020 NASA ESTABLISHED PROGRAM TO STIMULATE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT NOTICE {CAN}

Due: Fri, 06 Mar 2020

Purpose: Based on the availability of funding, proposals from eligible EPSCoR jurisdictions will be accepted and awards selected through a merit-based, peer-review competition for a cooperative agreement of up to $750,000 over 36 months.

The following are the specific objectives of NASA EPSCoR:

Contribute to and promote the development of research capability in NASA EPSCoR jurisdictions in areas of strategic importance to the NASA mission;
Improve the capabilities of the NASA EPSCoR jurisdictions to gain support from sources outside the NASA EPSCoR program;
Develop partnerships among NASA research assets, academic institutions, and industry;
Contribute to the ... » More ...

DHHS-National Institutes of Health – Support for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) to Development and Testing of New Technologies and Bioengineering Solutions for the Advancement of Cell Replacement Therapies for Type 1 Diabetes (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Due: Mon, 09 Mar 2020

Purpose: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant applications for funding to perform research leading to the development of novel and supportive technologies for the improvement of cell replacement interventions using novel methods, biomaterials and devices for type 1 diabetes (T1D) treatment.

ATMOSPHERIC SYSTEM RESEARCH (ASR)

Due: Tue, 10 Mar 2020

Submission Deadline for Pre-Applications: January 21, 2020, at 5:00 PM Eastern Time

A Pre-Application is required

Pre-Application Response Date: February 4, 2020, at 5:00 PM Eastern Time
Submission Deadline for Applications: March 10, 2020, at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Foundational and Applied Science

Due: Tue, 10 Mar 2020

Agricultural Innovation through Gene Editing – Letter of Intent required

Letter of Intent Deadline – February 19, 2020

Agricultural Microbiomes – Letter of Intent required

Letter of Intent Deadline – March 10, 2020

Tactical Sciences for Agricultural Biosecurity – Letter of Intent required

Letter of Intent Deadline – March 10, 2020

NIH-Novel Imaging Approaches for detection of Persistent HIV and Neuroimmune dysfunction associated with HIV In the Central Nervous System (CNS) (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Due: Wed, 11 Mar 2020

Letter of Intent due February 11, 2020

Purpose: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites research applications to elucidate mechanisms of neuroimmune dysfunction caused by HIV-1 and to detect persistent/latent/reactivated HIV using novel imaging/neuroimaging approaches in the central nervous system in anti-retroviral therapy (ART) suppressed individuals. ?These studies may involve considerable risk but may lead to a breakthrough or to the development of novel techniques, agents, methods, measures, models, or strategies, or to the generation of pilot or feasibility data. Basic, preclinical and clinical research in domestic and international settings are of interest. Multidisciplinary research teams and collaborative alliances are encouraged but not required.

Novel Imaging Approaches for detection of Persistent HIV and Neuroimmune dysfunction associated with HIV In the Central Nervous System (CNS) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Due: Wed, 11 Mar 2020

Letter of Intent due February 11, 2020

Purpose: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites research applications to elucidate mechanisms of neuroimmune dysfunction caused by HIV-1 and to detect persistent/latent/reactivated HIV using novel imaging/neuroimaging approaches in the central nervous system from anti-retroviral therapy (ART) suppressed individuals. Applications testing a fully conceptualized and hypothesis-based solid premise founded with adequate preliminary data should consider applying to the companion R21 announcement, RFA MH-20-331  . Basic and preclinical research in domestic and international settings are of interest. Multidisciplinary research teams and collaborative alliances are encouraged but not required.

DHHS-Health Resources and Services Administration – Rural Health Care Coordination Program

Due: Thu, 12 Mar 2020

Purpose: This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Rural Health Care Coordination Program (Care Coordination Program). The purpose of this program is to support rural health consortiums/networks aiming to achieving the overall goals of improving access, delivery, and quality of care through the application of care coordination1 strategies in rural communities. In order to achieve the goal of the Care Coordination Program, applicants are required to coordinate the health care delivery services in rural communities through the following four focus areas. Literature2 and previous award recipients3 have cited these key elements for a successful rural care coordination program.

NASA Headquarters – ROSES 2019: Mars 2020 Participating Scientist Program

Due: Thu, 12 Mar 2020

Purpose: Participating Scientists may propose any investigation that addresses the goals of NASA and the Mars Exploration Program, although emphasis will be placed on investigations addressing one or more of the Mars 2020 science objectives, which are listed here:

New Investigators in Conducting Research Related to Preventing Interpersonal Violence Impacting Children and Youth

Due: Fri, 13 Mar 2020

Purpose: This NCIPC Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) seeks to provide support for an intensive, supervised (mentored) career development experience in violence prevention research leading to research independence. Applicants must identify an experienced mentor and, co-mentor(s) as applicable to supervise the proposed career development and research experience. Applicants must have a qualifying (relevant to the field of study) research or health- professional doctoral or medical degree (specifically PhD, ScD, DO, DrPH, MD, DVMD) and less than five years of experience as a researcher in the injury and/or violence prevention field. Applicants must propose violence prevention research to 1) assess the effectiveness of an intervention ... » More ...

DOE Early Career Research Program

Due: Mon, 16 Mar 2020

Submission Deadline for Pre-Proposal: January 7, 2020 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time

A Pre-Proposal is required

Pre-Proposal Response Date: January 30, 2020
Submission Deadline for Proposals March 16, 2020 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time

Department of Ag – Rural Utilities Service – ReConnect Pilot Program

Due: Mon, 16 Mar 2020

Purpose: The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), a Rural Development agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), hereinafter referred to as the Agency, announces its general policy and application procedures for its second round of funding under the broadband pilot program. This pilot program was established pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018. The Agency is announcing the application window for this second round of funding and requesting comments on the program.

DOE-HIGH-ENERGY-DENSITY LABORATORY PLASMA SCIENCE

Due: Mon, 16 Mar 2020

Purpose: The DOE SC program in Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Defense Program (DP) Office of Experimental Sciences jointly announce their interests in receiving applications for new and renewal awards for research in the SC-NNSA Joint Program in High-Energy-Density (HED) laboratory plasmas. All individuals or groups planning to submit applications for new or renewal funding in Fiscal Year 2020 should submit applications in response to this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). The specific areas of interest are:

HED Hydrodynamics

Radiation-Dominated Dynamics and Material Properties

Magnetized HED Plasma Physics

Nonlinear Optics of Plasmas and Laser-Plasma Interactions

Relativistic HED Plasmas and Intense ... » More ...

DOI-Geological Survey – Water Resources Research National Competitive Grants Program

Due: Thu, 19 Mar 2020

Purpose: Section 104g of the Water Resources Research Act of 1984 requires that this competitive grant program focus on water problems and issues of a regional or interstate nature beyond those of concern only to a single State and which relate to specific program priorities identified jointly by the Secretary of the Interior and the water resources research institutes

Department of Agriculture – Business and Cooperative Programs – Agriculture Innovation Center Grant Program

Due: Fri, 20 Mar 2020

Purpose: The purpose of this program is to establish and operate Agriculture Innovation Centers (Centers) that provide technical and business development assistance to agricultural producers seeking to engage in the marketing or the production of Value-Added products. Eligible applicants include nonprofit and for-profit corporations, public bodies, and institutions of higher education. This program supports Rural Development’s (RD) mission of improving the quality of life for rural Americans and commitment to directing resources to those who most need them.

 

Key strategies include:

Achieving e-Connectivity for Rural America

Developing the Rural Economy

Harnessing Technical Innovation

Supporting a Rural Workforce

Improving Quality of Life

NSF-Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program

Due: Wed, 25 Mar 2020

Purpose: A well-educated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce is a significant contributor to maintaining the competitiveness of the U.S. in the global economy. The National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) program addresses the need for a high quality STEM workforce in STEM disciplines supported by the program and for the increased success of low-income academically talented students with demonstrated financial need who are pursuing associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)[6], [16].

SYSTEMS BIOLOGY RESEARCH TO ADVANCE SUSTAINABLE BIOENERGY CROP DEVELOPMENT

Due: Thu, 26 Mar 2020

Submission Deadline for Pre-Applications         Jan. 27, 2020

Pre-application Response Date                          Feb. 3, 2020

DOE Office of Science – Building EPSCoR-State/National Laboratory Partnerships

Due: Fri, 27 Mar 2020

Purpose: The U. S. Department of Energy’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for building EPSCoR-State/DOE-National Laboratory Partnerships. These partnerships are to advance fundamental, early-stage energy research collaborations with the DOE national laboratories. (Information on the DOE National Laboratories including links to websites can be found at http://www.energy.gov/about-national-labs.) Participation by graduate students and/or postdoctoral fellows is required. Junior faculty from EPSCoR jurisdictions are encouraged to apply. Utilization of DOE user facilities is encouraged. (Information on the SC User Facilities can be found at https://science.osti.gov/User-Facilities/User-Facilities-at-a-Glance, information on the DOE Office of Nuclear Energy user facilities can be ... » More ...

NSF-Dimensions of Biodiversity

Due: Fri, 27 Mar 2020

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 Principles and Practice of Scalable Systems

Due: Mon, 30 Mar 2020

Purpose: A key focus of the design of modern computing systems is performance and scalability, particularly in light of the limits of Moore’s Law and Dennard scaling. To this end, systems are increasingly being implemented by composing heterogeneous computing components and continually changing memory systems as novel, performant hardware surfaces. Applications fueled by rapid strides in machine learning, data analysis, and extreme-scale simulation are becoming more domain-specific and highly distributed. In this scenario, traditional boundaries between hardware-oriented and software-oriented disciplines increasingly are blurred.

DOE-NETL-NOI to issue DE-FOA-0002193, entitled: University Training and Research for Fossil Energy Applications

Due: Tue, 31 Mar 2020

Purpose: Within the next month or so, the Department of Energy (DOE) may issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) seeking applications for financial assistance awards that would support the Office of Fossil Energy, Crosscutting Research Program. This funding opportunity will encompass two separate University programs, each with its own requirements and each with restricted eligibility.  The two programs are the University Coal Research (UCR) Program and the Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Other Minority Institutions (HBCU/OMI) Program.  Each section of this document will be subdivided into a UCR section and an HBCU/OMI section to clearly address the requirements for each program.

Anticipated Areas of ... » More ...

NSF-International Research and education Network Connections

Due: Wed, 01 Apr 2020

Purpose: The International Research and education Network Connections (IRNC) Base program supports high-performance network connectivity required by international science and engineering research and education collaborations involving the NSF research community. High-performance network connections and infrastructure funded by this program are intended to support science and engineering research and education applications, and preference will be given to solutions that provide the best economy of scale and demonstrate the ability to support the largest communities of interest with the broadest services. Funded projects will assist the U.S. research and education community by enabling state-of-the-art international network services and access to increased collaboration and data services. NSF expects ... » More ...

NASA-ROSES 2019: Sustainable Land Imaging-Technology

Due: Tue, 07 Apr 2020

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 ...

Computational Tool Development For Integrative Systems Biology Data Analysis

Due: Thu, 09 Apr 2020

Preapplications due Jan. 31, 2020

DOE-Computational Tool Development for Integrative Systems Biology Data Analysis

Due: Thu, 09 Apr 2020

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

DOE-National Quantum Information Science Research Centers

Due: Fri, 10 Apr 2020

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

Due: Mon, 13 Apr 2020

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.

NSF– EHR Core Research (ECR): Building Capacity in STEM Education Research

Due: Fri, 05 Jun 2020

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)

Due: Mon, 15 Jun 2020

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.

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.

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.

Comparative Genomics Research Program (R01)

Due: Thu, 07 Jan 2021

 

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NIFA Grant Funding Opportunities

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