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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 Anne Pollard.

RFP's

2022 Organic Center-FFAR joint Organic Research Program

Due: Fri, 28 Jan 2022

The 2022 Organic Center-FFAR joint Organic Research Program will award grants of up to $200,000 per project, for projects ranging between one and three years. Matching funds are not required for this project. Successful projects will focus on organic techniques for improving mitigation and resiliency to climate change, with a priority on systems-based approaches and a commitment to cross-sector partnerships. Pre-applications open on December 13, 2021 and close on January 28, 2022.

2022 NCSFR Request for Applications

Due: Fri, 28 Jan 2022

Timeline:

Jan. 3, 2022 – Final RFA published to public on NCSFR site
Jan. 28, 2022 – Applications due online by 4pm PST
February-April, 2022 – Panel review evaluation of proposals
May 1, 2022 – Final date for award decisions to be communicated to applicants

Current Research Priorities can be viewed here
Research Reporting Requirements 2022 details available at this link: http://bit.ly/reports22

BLM Oregon/Washington Forest and Woodlands Resource Management

Due: Sun, 30 Jan 2022

Round One – Applications Due: January 30, 2022
Round Two – Applications Due: March 2, 2022
Award range: $30,000 to $50,000

BLM Oregon/Washington Wildlife Resource Management

Due: Sun, 30 Jan 2022

Round One – Applications Due: January 30, 2022
Round Two – Applications Due: March 2, 2022
Award range: $3,000 to $500,000

Environmental Convergence Opportunities in Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems

Due: Mon, 31 Jan 2022

Award range: $1,500,000 – $1,700,000

Preliminary Proposal Due Date (required): October 1, 2021

Full Proposal Deadline: January 31, 2022

 

Description:

The Environmental Convergence Opportunities in Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (ECO-CBET) solicitation will support fundamental research activities that confront vexing environmental engineering and sustainability problems by developing foundational knowledge underlying processes and mechanisms such that the design of innovative new materials, processes, and systems is possible. Projects should be compelling and reflect sustained, coordinated efforts from highly interdisciplinary research teams. A key objective of the solicitation is to encourage dialogue and tightly integrated collaborations wherein members of the chemical process systems, transport phenomena, ... » More ...

Dark Dimensions of the RNA Regulome

Due: Mon, 31 Jan 2022

Preliminary Proposal due January 31, 2022

Full Proposal deadline:  August 31, 2022

Award amount: Approximately $15,000,000 will be available to fund up to 7 awards

Synopsis:

This solicitation invites participation in an Ideas Lab whose focus will be the exploration of novel approaches to elucidate the evolutionary and functional significance of RNA transcripts that do not encode proteins as well as the technological innovations that may arise from the ability to harness the power of non-coding RNA to solve pressing societal problems. Ideas Labs are intensive, facilitated workshops to find innovative solutions to grand challenge problems. The overarching aim of this Ideas Lab is to bring together a ... » More ...

Grapevine Research Funding through Washington State Department of Agriculture – Grapevine Grower Assessment

Due: Mon, 31 Jan 2022

National Watermelon Promotion Board (NWPB)

Due: Mon, 31 Jan 2022

Nutrition RFP 2022

The National Watermelon Promotion Board (NWPB) is inviting investigators to submit proposals for exploratory watermelon research related to investigating the potential human health benefits of watermelon consumption. See attached RFA for details. 

 

NWPB Nutrition Research Areas of Interest: The NWPB is interested in receiving proposals that investigate the potential human health benefits of watermelon consumption. We are specifically interested in human clinical trials using the edible portion (flesh and juice) of watermelon as well as NHANES analysis. Animal or in vitro studies will not be considered.

 

Proposal deadline: January 21, 2022

Award amount: $75,000

WSDA Nursery Research RFP for FY23

Due: Mon, 31 Jan 2022

Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program

Due: Mon, 31 Jan 2022

Purpose: The purpose of the Food and Agriculture Service Learning Program is to increase the knowledge of agricultural science and improve the nutritional health of children. The program’s goal is to increase the capacity for food, garden, and nutrition education within host organizations or entities, such as school cafeterias and classrooms, while fostering higher levels of community engagement between farms and school systems by bringing together stakeholders from distinct parts of the food system. The initiative is part of a broader effort to not only increase access to school meals for low-income children, but also to dramatically improve their quality.

National Energy Technology Laboratory – Clean Hydrogen Production, Storage, Transport and Utilization to Enable a Net Zero Carbon Economy

Due: Mon, 31 Jan 2022

Purpose: Notice of Intent to Amend Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0002400

Clean Hydrogen Production, Storage, Transport and Utilization to Enable a Net Zero Carbon Economy

Previously titled Fossil Energy Based Production, Storage, Transport and Utilization of Hydrogen Approaching Net-Zero or Net-Negative Carbon Emissions.  Amendment 000001 to DE-FOA0002663 is being issued to correct an internal systems issue only.

 

WSDA Grapevine Research Program

Due: Mon, 31 Jan 2022

K3654_FY23_Grapevine_RESEARCH_APPLICATION

The RFP is also posted to the state’s procurement site, WEBS, under Commodity Code 918-09, Agricultural Consulting Services. Funding is open to public or private research institutions.

 

Please contact Cindy Cooper, WSDA Plant Services Program Manager at ccooper@agr.wa.gov or (360) 902-2062 if you have any questions on funding criteria or eligibility.

 

WSDA Nursery Research RFP

Due: Mon, 31 Jan 2022

BLM Oregon/Washington Invasive and Noxious Plant Management

Due: Tue, 01 Feb 2022

Round One – Applications Due: February 1, 2022
Final Round – Applications Due: March 14, 2022
Award range: $15,000 to $450,000

Human Networks and Data Science

Due: Thu, 03 Feb 2022

Purpose: The Human Networks and Data Science program (HNDS) supports research that enhances understanding of human behavior by leveraging data and network science research across a broad range of topics. HNDS research will identify ways in which dynamic, distributed, and heterogeneous data can provide novel answers to fundamental questions about individual and group behavior. HNDS is especially interested in proposals that provide data-rich insights about human networks to support improved health, prosperity, and security.

Food and Nutrition Service – USDA TEFAP Reach and Resiliency 2022

Due: Fri, 04 Feb 2022

Purpose: USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service is now accepting applications for The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Reach and Resiliency grant funding. TEFAP Reach and Resiliency grants are intended to expand TEFAP’s reach into remote, rural, Tribal, and/or low-income areas that are underserved by the program. Grant funding will provide TEFAP State agencies with an opportunity to re-envision how they can work with currently participating organizations and/or new partner organizations, to reach underserved populations in their State/Territory. At this time, $50 million in grant funding is being made available to TEFAP State agencies on a competitive basis. Please see the Request for Applications for a ... » More ...

Office of Science – High-Energy-Density Plasma Laboratory Science

Due: Mon, 07 Feb 2022

Purpose: The DOE SC program in Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) and the 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 2022 should submit applications in response to this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).

Rural Housing Service – Non-Profit Transfer Technical Assistance Grant

Due: Tue, 08 Feb 2022

Purpose: The Rural Housing Service (RHS), a Rural Development agency (Agency) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), announces the availability of $3 million and the timeframe to submit applications for Multi-Family Housing Non-Profit Transfer Technical Assistance (MFHNPTA) Grants program from qualified nonprofits (NP) and public housing authorities (PHA) to provide technical assistance to RHS Multi-Family Housing (MFH) borrowers and applicants to facilitate the acquisition of Section 515 properties by NPs and PHAs.

ROSES 2021: Analog Activities to Support Artemis Lunar Operations: Desert RATS 2022

Due: Tue, 08 Feb 2022

Purpose: This program addresses NASA’s planetary science goal to “ascertain the content, origin, and evolution of the solar system, and the potential for life elsewhere” by preparing us to maximize science during the human exploration of planetary bodies. The focus of this program is on supporting high-fidelity science operations and operations constraints through planetary field campaigns, specifically the Desert Research and Technology Studies (D-RATS) 2022 field campaign. Funding provided in

this year’s program element is intended to enable researchers to participate as science team members in the planning, execution, and analysis of D-RATS.

Areas of specific interest to the Science Mission Directorate (SMD) include, but ... » More ...

RESEARCH TO REDUCE CONSUMER FOOD WASTE IN THE UNITED STATES

Due: Wed, 09 Feb 2022

SYNOPSIS

In 2020, the National Academies of Science (NAS) published a report titled “A National Strategy to Reduce Food Waste at the Consumer Level”, including a chapter titled “A Research Agenda for Improving Interventions to Reduce Food Waste and Their Implementation”. The NAS report lists three major pathways to reduce consumer food waste:

1) Changing the U.S. food environment to discourage waste by consumers.

2) Strengthening consumers’ motivation, opportunity, and ability to reduce food waste.

3) Leveraging and applying research findings and technology to support consumers in food waste reduction.

 

EPA, as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is asking the ... » More ...

Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grants Program (BRAG)

Due: Tue, 15 Feb 2022

Letter of Intent is encouraged but not required: LOI due January 4

Application Deadline: February 15, 2022

Award Range: $50,000 – $500,000

 

Description:

The purpose of the BRAG program Assistance Listing 10.219, is to support the generation of new information that will assist Federal regulatory agencies [USDA’s – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service – Biotechnology Regulatory Services (APHIS-BRS), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Food and Drug Administration (FDA)] in making science-based decisions about the environmental effects of introducing genetically engineered (GE) organisms by techniques that use recombinant, synthesized, or amplified nucleic acids to modify or create a ... » More ...

Office of Science – FY 2022 SBIR/STTR Phase I Release 2

Due: Tue, 15 Feb 2022

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.

BLM Oregon/Washington Threatened and Endangered Species

Due: Wed, 16 Feb 2022

The BLM Oregon/Washington Threatened and Endangered Species Program works to conserve and recover federally listed and Bureau sensitive animal and plant species and their habitat on

public lands. The program also shares cooperative responsibility with other BLM programs and partners for conservation of more than 2,400 non-listed rare species with a goal of avoiding the

need to list them in the future. The BLM manages habitat for over 430 wildlife, fish, and plant species listed as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and at least

11 species identified as candidates for listing. In many cases, BLM managed public lands offer the best ... » More ...

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

Due: Tue, 22 Feb 2022

*** This is a limited submission opportunity. WSU can submit only 2 proposals. If you are interested in submitting a proposal, you must first submit a Cover Letter to ORAP, which conducts the internal review process, by Tuesday January 4, 2022.  The cover letter is a place holder and the PI can back out if they choose. ORAP may ask you to provide additional information (typically a 1-2 page project description), depending on the number of interested applicants.

 

Link to the cover letter submission: https://orap.wsu.edu/cover-letter

 

Full Proposal Deadline: February 22, 2022

 

 

Federally Recognized Tribes Extension Program

Due: Fri, 25 Feb 2022

PURPOSE & PRIORITIES

The Federally-Recognized Tribes Extension Program (FRTEP) funds Extension programs on American Indian Reservations and Tribal jurisdictions that address the unique needs and problems of American Indian Tribal Nations. FRTEP is the link to building Indian community capacity through 4-H and tribal youth development, agriculture and natural resource management, and entrepreneurship and business development. This competitive grant program seeks to provide education and research-based knowledge to those who might not otherwise receive it.

 

Children, Youth, and Families at Risk Sustainable Community Projects

Due: Mon, 28 Feb 2022

Purpose: The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), USDA announces the Children, Youth, and Families at Risk (CYFAR) funding program to improve the quality and quantity of comprehensive community-based programs for at-risk children, youth, and families supported by the Cooperative Extension System. The CYFAR program mission is to marshal resources of the Land-Grant and Cooperative Extension Systems to develop and deliver educational programs that equip limited resource families and youth who are at-risk for not meeting basic human needs with the skills they need to lead positive, productive, contributing lives.

Crop Protection and Pest Management Competitive Grants Program Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Due: Mon, 28 Feb 2022

Program Summary

The purpose of the Crop Protection and Pest Management program is to address high priority issues related to pests and their management using IPM approaches at the state, regional and national levels. The CPPM program supports projects that will ensure food security and respond effectively to other major societal pest management challenges with comprehensive IPM approaches that are economically viable, ecologically prudent, and safe for human health. The CPPM program supports projects that address these challenges with IPM approaches developed by coordinated state, regional, and national research, and extension efforts. The CPPM program addresses IPM challenges for emerging issues and existing priority pest concerns ... » More ...

Organismal Response to Climate Change: Expanding Understanding and Improving Predictions of Life on a Warming Planet

Due: Tue, 01 Mar 2022

Award range: NSF anticipates making 6-10 awards from an anticipated funding amount of $10,000,000

Synopsis:

The world is currently undergoing unprecedented changes in global climates across all biomes, with effects on nearly every life-form. How organisms respond to these rapidly changing conditions will have large consequences for the distribution of species over space and time, the integrity and the composition of natural communities, the distribution and the yield of domesticated crops and animals, and the incidence and the severity of pathogen outbreaks. Consequences such as these are already having major impacts on the world’s food security, the bioeconomy, and the ecosystem services provided by living systems ... » More ...

Understanding the Rules of Life: Emergent Networks

Due: Tue, 01 Mar 2022

SYNOPSIS

The Understanding the Rules of Life: Predicting Phenotype “Big Idea” is based on developing a predictive understanding of how key properties of living systems emerge from interactions of factors such as genomes, phenotypes, and evolving environments. Ideally, the predictive capability of the Rules of Life explored by projects supported by the program will enable us to address some of the greatest challenges we currently face in understanding the living world. This Understanding the Rules of Life: Emergent Networks (URoL:EN) solicitation is a cross-directorate program of NSF that aims to develop a predictive understanding of how key properties of living systems emerge from interactions of ... » More ...

EMERGING FRONTIERS IN RESEARCH AND INNOVATION

Due: Thu, 10 Mar 2022

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

Engineered Living Systems (ELiS) 

Brain-Inspired Dynamics for Engineering Energy-Efficient Circuits and Artificial Intelligence (BRAID)

This solicitation will be coordinated with the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO), the Directorate for Computer ... » More ...

ROSES 2021: Subseasonal-to-Seasonal Hydrometeorological Prediction

Due: Thu, 10 Mar 2022

Purpose: The NASA Earth Science Division (ESD) is interested in funding proposals for investigations leading to increased understanding of Earth system predictability and increased predictive skill of hydrometeorological processes and quantities at subseasonal-to-seasonal (S2S) time scales. To address these problems such investigations would be expected to exploit NASA and other agency satellite observations, as well as modeling resources. The goal of the program element is to fund efforts that, while not necessarily explicitly focused on the development and improvement of S2S prediction systems, can however demonstrate a “path to utility” in the investigation structure and objectives (see Section 3).

Risk Management Education Partnership Program Department of Agriculture Risk Management Education

Due: Fri, 11 Mar 2022

Program Description

The purpose of this competitive program is to deliver crop insurance education and risk management training to U.S. agricultural producers to assist them in identifying and managing production, marketing, legal, financial, and human risk. The program gives priority to: (1) educating producers of crops currently not insured under Federal crop insurance, specialty crops, and underserved commodities, including livestock and forage; and (2) providing collaborative partnerships to develop and deliver crop insurance education and other risk management training.

WaterSMART: Title XVI WIIN Act Water Reclamation and Reuse Projects

Due: Tue, 15 Mar 2022

Purpose: The objective of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to invite sponsors of projects eligible under section 4009(c) of the WIIN Act (Projects) to request cost-shared funding for planning, design, and/or construction of those Projects. A NOFO for congressionally authorized Title XVI projects is being released separately.

WaterSMART: Title XVI Congressionally Authorized Water Reclamation and Reuse Projects

Due: Tue, 15 Mar 2022

Purpose: The objective of this NOFO is to invite sponsors of congressionally authorized water reclamation and reuse projects (Projects) to request cost-shared funding for the planning, design, and/or construction of those Projects. A separate NOFO for projects eligible under section 4009(c) of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act, P.L. 114-322, will be released.

ROSES 2021: ROSES 2021: Earth Science Applications: Equity and Environmental Justice

Due: Fri, 18 Mar 2022

Purpose: The NASA Earth Science Division (ESD) solicits proposals to advance progress on equity and environmental justice (EEJ) domestically through the application of Earth science, geospatial, and

socioeconomic information. With this program element, NASA is especially interested in proposals from or partnered with non-Federal domestic organizations, community-based non-profit institutions, tribal governments, local governments, and academic institutions active in addressing EEJ issues that would benefit from the insights offered by NASA Earth science information.

NASA uses the vantage point of space to collect measurements of the Earth’s oceans, atmosphere, and land surfaces from a variety of sources including satellites, airborne campaigns, the International Space Station, field campaigns, ... » More ...

– Genomics-Enabled Plant Biology for Determination of Gene Function

Due: Fri, 25 Mar 2022

Purpose: Crop plants developed to be productive on lands unsuitable for traditional agricultural crops have the potential to play a significant role in the emerging bioeconomy as an alternative source of renewable feedstocks for fuels and chemicals. Plant scientists and breeders recognize that potentially bigger gains in productivity and sustainability may be realized in such crops by leveraging multi-omics approaches, systems biology, and computational biology to better understand the regulation of critical plant processes at the molecular level. However, understanding molecular function remains a challenge in plants due to several unique features, such as segmental and whole genome duplications, differences in mode of reproduction, and ... » More ...

Bureau of Land Management Oregon/Washington Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Management

Due: Wed, 30 Mar 2022

Purpose: The BLM Oregon/Washington Aquatic Habitat Management Program has an opportunity to

work with partner organizations to assist with:

Contributing to the above-described Program core functions.

Combating climate change and habitat loss impacts to aquatic resources.

Restoring and connecting degraded aquatic resources.

Increasing ecosystem resistance, resilience, and adaptability to drought, wildfires, and floods.

Determining acceptable levels of hydrologic and ecological change given BLM management objectives.

Advancing inventory, assessment, and monitoring activities and tools.

Preventing the establishment and spread of invasive species.

Increasing public knowledge of aquatic habitats on BLM managed lands, including with a targeted focus on communities of color, low-income families, and rural and ... » More ...

Geological Survey – USGS Water Use Data and Research

Due: Thu, 31 Mar 2022

Purpose: The USGS National Water Use Science Project uses various scientific approaches to understand the Nation’s water use. USGS has produced national estimates of the use of water since 1950, in five-year reports. These water-use estimates provide a historical and current account of how water is used for various water-use categories by applying statistical and scientific methods. This work is critical for a full understanding of the availability, quality, timing, and use of the water resources that are needed to meet the water demands of the Nation.  The WUDR cooperative agreements provide financial assistance to State Agencies to assemble various water-use information.  The water-use information ... » More ...

Systems Biology-Enabled Microbiome Research to Facilitate Predictions of Interactions and Behavior in the Environment

Due: Mon, 04 Apr 2022

Purpose: BER supports fundamental, interdisciplinary research to achieve a predictive systems-level understanding of Earth, environmental and biological systems. The overarching goals of the BER Program are to solve critical challenges in energy security and environmental stewardship. As part of its mission, BER invests in crosscutting technologies and programs to enable multi-scale, systems-level research to achieve a predictive understanding of systems biology, biological community function, and environmental behavior. The GSP supports research in genome biology as it relates to Bioenergy, Biosystems Design, and Environmental Microbiome Research. These three program pillars are tightly integrated across a portfolio of research projects on bioenergy, biosystems design, synthetic biology, microbiome ... » More ...

– EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Bridging EPSCoR Communities

Due: Mon, 04 Apr 2022

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 (RII) Program based on their level of total NSF support over their most recent five years (see RII eligibility). Through this program, NSF facilitates the establishment of partnerships among academic institutions and organizations in governmental, non-profit, and commercial or industrial sectors 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.

 

Accelerating Innovations in Biomanufacturing Approaches through Collaboration Between NSF and the DOE BETO funded Agile BioFoundry National Science Foundation

Due: Mon, 04 Apr 2022

Program Description

Over the past decade, there has been a tremendous explosion in the growth of tools for synthetic and engineering biology, and in the basic and exploratory research these tools enable. The potential of synthetic and engineering biology to advance the bioeconomy has been recognized, yet that potential has not been realized. The infrastructure needed to facilitate the translation of exploratory synthetic and engineering biology research is not widely available to the U.S. academic community. To that end, NSF, DOE BETO, and the Agile BioFoundry (ABF) are collaborating to support proposals from the science community that would utilize the integrated design-build-test-learn capabilities of the ABF ... » More ...

Agricultural Marketing Service – Local Food Purchase Assistance Program

Due: Tue, 05 Apr 2022

Purpose: The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will establish cooperative agreements with state and Tribal governments for the purpose of supporting local, regional, and socially disadvantaged farmers/producers through food purchasing under the “Build Back Better Initiative.” State and Tribal governments will purchase food from local and regional farmers/producers, targeting socially disadvantaged farmers/producers. These cooperative agreements will allow for entities to procure local, domestic foods that are unique to their geographic area and meet the needs of the populations. In addition to increasing local food consumption, funds are expected to help build and expand economic opportunity for local and socially disadvantaged farmers/producers.

Office of Science – Biosystems Design to Enable Safe Production of Next-Generation Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biomaterials

Due: Wed, 06 Apr 2022

Purpose: BER supports fundamental, interdisciplinary research to achieve a predictive systems-level understanding of Earth, environmental and biological systems. The overarching goals of the BER Program are to support transformative science to solve critical challenges in energy security and environmental stewardship. As part of its mission, BER invests in crosscutting technologies and programs to enable multiscale, systems-level research to achieve a predictive understanding of systems biology, biological community function, and environmental behavior. BSSD within BER aims to provide the necessary fundamental science to understand, predict, manipulate, and design biological processes that underpin innovations for bioenergy and bioproduct research and to enhance our understanding of natural environmental ... » More ...

Small Business Innovation Research Program – Phase II

Due: Wed, 06 Apr 2022

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 40-50% for Phase II. Projects dealing with agriculturally-related manufacturing and alternative and renewable energy technologies are encouraged across all 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 from ... » More ...

NSF Convergence Accelerator 2022 Joint NSF/DOD Phases 1 and 2 for Track G: Securely Operating Through 5G Infrastructure

Due: Tue, 12 Apr 2022

Purpose: The National Science Foundation (NSF) Convergence Accelerator program addresses national-scale societal challenges through use-inspired convergence research. Using a convergence approach and innovation processes like human-centered design, user discovery, and team science and integration of multidisciplinary research, the Convergence Accelerator program seeks to transition basic research and discovery into practice—to solve high-impact societal challenges aligned with specific research themes (tracks).

Findable Accessible Interoperable Reusable Open Science Research Coordination Networks

Due: Tue, 12 Apr 2022

Purpose: The FAIROS RCN program seeks to create three-year Research Coordination Networks (RCNs) which will foster catalytic improvements in scientific communities focusing on the FAIR (Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reuse, see Program Description for more information)guiding principles and Open Science best practices (inclusively summarized by the combined phrase FAIROS for purposes of this program). This program will support a broad range of activities by these new RCNs to advance the means by which investigators can share information and ideas, coordinate ongoing or planned research activities, foster synthesis and new collaborations, develop community standards, and in other ways advance science and education through communication and sharing ... » More ...

Program Funding for NRCS’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) for Federal Fiscal Year (FY) 2022

Due: Wed, 13 Apr 2022

Purpose: The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) promotes coordination of NRCS conservation activities with partners that offer value-added contributions to expand our collective ability to address on-farm, watershed, and regional natural resource concerns. Through RCPP, NRCS seeks to co-invest with 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.

NRCS’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP)

Due: Wed, 13 Apr 2022

Purpose: 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 co-invest 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.

Rural Business Development Grant Program To Provide Technical Assistance for Rural Transportation Systems

Due: Thu, 14 Apr 2022

Purpose: This notice is to invite applications for grants to provide Technical Assistance for passenger Rural Transportation (RT) systems under the Rural Business Development Grant (RBDG) program and the terms for such funding. Grant funds will provide Technical Assistance for RT systems including designated funds to provide Technical Assistance to RT systems operating within tribal lands of Federally Recognized Native American Tribes (FRNAT) (collectively “Programs”). This notice is being issued in order to allow applicants sufficient time to leverage financing, prepare and submit their applications and give the Agency time to process applications within fiscal year (FY) 2022. Successful applications will be selected by the ... » More ...

Signals in the Soil

Due: Thu, 14 Apr 2022

Purpose: The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorates for Engineering (ENG) and Geosciences (GEO), the Divisions of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) and  Environmental Biology (DEB), in the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO), the Division of Computer and Network Systems (CNS) in the Directorate Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE), the Division of Chemistry (CHE) in the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS), the Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BCS) in the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE), in collaboration with the US Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA NIFA) encourage convergent research that transforms existing capabilities in ... » More ...

NSF- Molecular Foundations for Biotechnology (MFB)

Due: Thu, 14 Apr 2022

Letter of Intent Due Date:                                              February 14, 2022

Proposal Due Date:                                                           April 14, 2022

Purpose: This initiative calls for fundamentally new approaches in molecular sciences to drive new directions in biotechnology, a critical and emerging technology of the 21st century. This is the second year of a campaign targeting broad annual themes to be pursued through collaborative high risk/high reward projects.

This year’s solicitation calls for synergistic scientific research collaborations that involve innovative machine learning (ML) methods to foster advances in research on the function of biomolecular systems and have the potential to drive innovation in biotechnology.

Laboratory (NREL) – Energy Transitions Initiative Partnership Project (ETIPP)

Due: Fri, 15 Apr 2022

Purpose: The ETIPP network, including DOE, national laboratories, and regional organizations, partners with state, local, territorial, and tribal governments, as well as organizations and stakeholders, to advance energy transitions identified by these communities. 11 projects are already underway across the United States, supporting communities with technical assistance and strategic energy planning for resilient energy systems, critical community facilities, and local economies. Through ETIPP, communities are laying the groundwork for implementing energy resilience solutions designed not only to bolster their energy systems against disruptions, but also to have positive ripple effects to support social, economic, and cultural resilience.

Rural Utilities Service – Rural Innovation Stronger Economy Grant Program

Due: Tue, 19 Apr 2022

Purpose: The primary objective of the RISE program is to support jobs accelerator partnerships to improve the ability of distressed rural and energy communities to create high wage jobs, accelerate the formation of new businesses, and help rural communities identify and maximize local assets. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis. The minimum award per grant is $500,000 and the maximum award amount per grant is $2,000,000. Grant funds may be used to pay for up to 80 percent of eligible project costs. Grant funds may be used to pay for costs directly related to the purchase or construction of an innovation center located in ... » More ...

Scientific Discovery Through Advanced Computing (SciDAC): Partnership in Nuclear Energy

Due: Tue, 19 Apr 2022

Purpose: DOE SC Program in Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR), in collaboration with the Office of Nuclear Energy (NE), Advanced Modeling and Simulation (NEAMS) program, hereby announces its interest in receiving five-year, multi-institutional applications for the Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) Partnerships program https://www.scidac.gov/.

Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy – SEEDING CRITICAL ADVANCES FOR LEADING ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES WITH UNTAPPED POTENTIAL 2021

Due: Wed, 27 Apr 2022

Purpose: The Seeding Critical Advances for Leading Energy technologies with Untapped Potential 2021 (SCALEUP 2021) Funding Opportunity Announcement provides a vital mechanism for the support of innovative energy R&D that complements ARPA-E’s primary R&D focus on early-stage transformational energy technologies that still require proof-of-concept.

Water Conservation Field Services Program: Financial Assistance for Fiscal Year 2022

Due: Fri, 29 Apr 2022

Purpose: This Water Conservation Field Services Program Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) provides funding for projects that result in water management planning. These planning projects support planning for water managers to plan, prioritize, and design projects that conserve and use water more efficiently; mitigate conflict risk in areas at a high risk of future water conflict; and accomplish other benefits that contribute to sustainability in the Western United States.

National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes

Due: Fri, 13 May 2022

Purpose: Artificial Intelligence (AI) has advanced tremendously and today promises personalized healthcare; enhanced national security; improved transportation; and more effective education, to name just a few benefits. Increased computing power, the availability of large datasets and streaming data, and algorithmic advances in machine learning (ML) have made it possible for AI research and development to create new sectors of the economy and revitalize industries. Continued advancement, enabled by sustained federal investment and channeled toward issues of national importance, holds the potential for further economic impact and quality-of-life improvements. 

Rural Utilities Service – Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program (RMAP)

Due: Thu, 30 Jun 2022

Purpose: The purpose of RMAP is to support the development and ongoing success of rural Microentrepreneurs and Microenterprises, each as defined in 7 CFR 4280.302. The regulation can be accessed online at https://www.ecfr.gov. To accomplish this purpose, RMAP provides direct loans and grants to Microenterprise Development

Organizations (MDO). Grant funds are used by the MDO to provide technical assistance and entrepreneurship training to rural individuals and businesses.

Fish and Wildlife Service – Partners for Fish and Wildlife FY22

Due: Fri, 30 Sep 2022

Purpose: The Partners for Fish and Wildlife (PFW) Program is a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical assistance and financial assistance in the form of cooperative and grant agreements to private landowners to restore and conserve fish and wildlife habitat for the benefit of federal trust resources. The PFW Program is delivered through more than 250 full-time staff, active in all 50 States and territories. Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program staff coordinate with project partners, stakeholders and other Service programs to identify geographic focus areas and develop habitat conservation priorities within these focus areas. Geographic focus areas define where the program directs resources ... » More ...

Fish and Wildlife Service – Coastal Program – 2022

Due: Fri, 30 Sep 2022

Purpose: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) Coastal Program is a voluntary, community-based program that provides technical and financial assistance through cooperative agreements to coastal communities, conservation partners, and landowners to restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat on public and private lands. The Coastal Program staff coordinates with partners, stakeholders and other Service programs to identify geographic focus areas and develop habitat conservation goals and priorities within these focus areas. Geographic focus areas are where the Coastal Program directs resources to conserve habitat for Federal trust species. Projects are developed in collaboration with partners, and with substantial involvement from Service field staff. Coastal ... » 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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