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Below are the current funding opportunities.

Miscellaneous

Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Collaborative Research Travel Grants
https://www.bwfund.org/grant-programs/biomedical-sciences/collaborative-research-travel-grants
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
The Collaborative Research Travel Grant program provides up to $15,000 in support for relatively unrestricted travel funds to academic scientists. Grants must be used for domestic or international travel to another laboratory to learn new research techniques or begin or continue a collaboration to address biomedical questions. 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
NIOSH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (U13)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=256754

The purpose of this program is to support high quality and impact scientific conferences/meetings that are relevant to NIOSH’s scientific mission, program priorities, and to the public health. The mission of NIOSH is to generate new knowledge in the field of occupational safety and health and to transfer that knowledge into practice for the betterment of workers.

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.

Clif Bar Family Foundation
Small Grants Program
http://clifbarfamilyfoundation.org/Grants-Programs/Small-Grants
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
Through this program, the Foundation will award general support grants of up to $7,000 as well as funding for specific projects in one or more of its five focus areas: promoting Earth's beauty and bounty; creating robust, healthy food systems; increasing opportunities for outdoor activity; reducing environmental health hazards; and building stronger communities.
Department of Homeland Security
DHS S&T Long Range Broad Agency Announcement
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=5f2eabdf6207bf8e46a7b2102ad26e66&tab=core&_cview=0

White papers will be accepted until December 31, 2018.

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Agriculture and Rural Development

NIH
Dual Purpose with Dual Benefit: Research in Biomedicine and Agriculture Using Agriculturally Important Domestic Animal Species (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-366.html
The purpose of this announcement is to invite the submission of grant applications that utilize agriculturally important domestic animal species to improve human health through the advancement of basic and translational research deemed highly relevant to both agricultural and biomedical research. 

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
Noble Research Institute
Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture
https://www.noble.org/education/scholar-program/lloyd-noble-scholars/
Application Deadline: February 6, 2018
The Lloyd Noble Scholars in Agriculture program offers undergraduate and graduate scholars the opportunity to work alongside agricultural professionals at one of the nation's foremost agricultural consultation and research organizations in any of the following areas: animal science and livestock management (emphasis on forage-based ruminant systems), agricultural economics, agronomy, horticulture, range management, soils and crops, and wildlife and fisheries.
Organic Farming Research Foundation
Organic Farming and Food Systems Research
http://ofrf.org/news/ofrf-now-accepting-research-proposals
Application Deadline: December 15, 2017
The Organic Farming Research Foundation is providing one-year grants of up to $20,000 for research projects related to any production, social, economic, or policy-related topic of concern to organic farmers and/or ranchers. 
USDA
Methyl Bromide Transition Program
https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/methyl-bromide-transition
Application Deadline: January 30, 2018
The methyl bromide transition program addresses the immediate needs and the costs of transition that have resulted from the scheduled phase-out of the pesticide methyl bromide. 

Anticipated Opportunities

Department of Energy
Notice of Intent: Energy Efficiency R&D for Fluid-Power Systems in Off-Road Vehicles
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=297717
The Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy intends to issue, on behalf of the Vehicle Technologies Office, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (DE-FOA-0001814) that supports research technologies and innovations that can improve the energy efficiency of fluid power systems for commercial off-road where fluid power systems actuate most of the functions.

Only a notice of intent has been issued for this program. Applications will not be accepted until the formal funding announcement is released. 
NIH
Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for International Research Collaboration on Drug Abuse and Addiction Research (R01, Clinical Trial Optional)
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=299293

Arts and Humanities

American Council of Learned Societies
ACLS Digital Extension Grants
http://www.acls.org/programs/digitalextension/
Application Deadline: January 10, 2018
This program supports digitally based research projects in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences that extend the opportunity to participate in the digital transformation of humanistic inquiry to a greater number of humanities scholars.
American Council of Learned Societies
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation New Professorships in Buddhist Studies
http://www.acls.org/programs/buddhist-studies/#np
Application Deadline: January 10, 2018
These grants are awarded to institutions of higher education to support new teaching positions in Buddhist studies.
American Music Therapy Association
Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award
http://www.musictherapy.org/research/fultz/
Application Deadline: May 4, 2018
This award program is designed to encourage, promote, and fund music therapy research and the exploration of new and innovative music therapy treatments. To be eligible, the project's primary investigator must be an American Music Therapy Association member in good standing.
American Philosophical Society
Phillips Fund for Native American Research
https://amphilsoc.org/grants/phillips?elq=f2e97c4eab864a188267d5f4fc823013&elqCampaignId=2310&elqaid=7671&elqat=1&elqTrackId=148b207e75d84e0caaa11a76446fefd0
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018
These grants support research in Native American linguistics, ethnohistory, and the history of studies of Native Americans in the continental United States and Canada. Grants are not made for projects in archaeology, ethnography, psycholinguistics; for the purchase of permanent equipment; or for the preparation of pedagogical materials.
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Centers

NIH
Center of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health (P01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-379.html
This announcement encourages the submission of applications that requires multi-project, synergistic collaboration between outstanding scientists that blends multiple research approaches by multi-disciplinary research teams. This Center of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health (CERCIH) program is designed to support three or more highly meritorious projects that can offer significant scientific advantages and "synergy" that could not be achieved by supporting the same projects as individual research grants. Each CERCIH must be focused on questions of high relevance to the mission of NCCIH.

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
NIH
Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (RM1)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-436.html
The Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science program establishes academic Centers for advanced genome research.

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
NIH
NIDA Core "Center of Excellence" Grant Program (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-225.html
NIDA Core Center of Excellence Grants (P30) are intended to bring together investigators currently funded by NIH or other Federal or non-Federal sources to enhance the effectiveness of existing research and also to extend the focus of research to drug abuse and addiction. 

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
NIH
NIDA Core "Center of Excellence" Grant Program (P30)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-121.html
NIDA Core Center of Excellence Grants (P30) are intended to bring together investigators currently funded by NIH or other Federal or non-Federal sources, to enhance the effectiveness of existing research and also to extend the focus of research to drug abuse and addiction. It is expected that a Center will transform knowledge in the sciences it is studying. Incremental work should not be the focus of Center activities; rather, new and creative directions are encouraged. An application should integrate and promote research in existing funded projects, to achieve new and creative directions. It is expected that individual core activities reflect a relationship to the integrating theme of the Center and the Center is expected to provide research opportunities and experiences to new investigators, and share findings, data and their resources, consistent with achieving the goals of the program. 

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
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Conservation and the Environment

Department of Commerce
Coastal Hypoxia Research Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=298562&utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=e9875060b9-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_11_15&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-e9875060b9-212708225
Application Deadline: January 30, 2018
This program solicits proposals to better understand the effects of hypoxia on the nation's oceans, estuaries, coasts, and ecosystems; ecosystem services; and human communities. 
Department of Commerce
Monkfish Research Set-Aside Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=298454&utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=e9875060b9-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_11_15&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-e9875060b9-212708225
Application Deadline: December 21, 2017
This mechanism seeks research proposals to utilize funds that have been set-aside by the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council to advance monkfish-related research endeavors.
Department of Commerce
Research to Operations Initiative in Weather Forecasting
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=298565&utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=e9875060b9-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_11_15&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-e9875060b9-212708225
Application Deadline: February 7, 2018
The purpose of this program is to expand and accelerate critical weather forecasting research to address growing service demands and increase the accuracy of weather forecasts. 
Department of the Interior
Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=298219
Application Deadline: September 30, 2018
This program seeks institutional partners for a voluntary, incentive-based program that provides direct technical assistance and financial assistance in the form of cooperative agreements to private landowners to restore and conserve fish and wildlife habitat for the benefit of federal trust resources. Program staff will coordinate with project partners, stakeholders, and other service programs to identify geographic focus areas and develop habitat conservation priorities within several focus areas. 
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Defense

Department of Defense
Accelerating Innovation in Military Medicine Award
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/dmrdp
This award supports highly creative and conceptually innovative high-risk research with the potential to accelerate critical discoveries or major advancements that will significantly impact military health and medicine. 

Required pre-applications are due by January 26, 2018. Full applications are due by February 9, 2018.
Department of Defense
Demonstration of Existing Next Generation Jammer Low Band Technologies
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=7ae2b7cf17ea3a1c63360b5c106a5d9a&tab=core&_cview=0
Application Deadline: February 28, 2018
This broad agency announcement's goal is to increase the government's knowledge and understanding in regard to existing technologies supporting an airborne wideband low frequency band jamming application where significant size, weight, power, and cooling constraints exist.
Department of Homeland Security
Exploratory Research in Preventing Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=0f4af94170980f752072c3c91452ddeb&tab=core&_cview=1
This program seeks research that will culminate in a proof-of-concept demonstration that will support the transition to an advanced technology demonstration program or direct commercialization of technology that will help counter the threat of nuclear terrorism.

Required concept papers are due by January 19, 2018. Full proposals are due by April 20, 2018
Department of Homeland Security
High Fidelity Counting and Measuring of Customs and Border Protection Queues and Service Times at Ports of Entry
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=af6bbceeeb00b6d29a43d574acf4108e&tab=core&_cview=0
This program seeks innovative solutions and techniques for counting and measuring that provide lane-level fidelity and can be deployed more broadly throughout the airport process in a cost effective manner.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until October 18, 2018.
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Education and Outreach

Brady Education Foundation
Program Development and Evaluation Grants
http://www.bradyeducationfoundation.org/applicationguidelines.html
The Brady Education Foundation seeks to close the achievement and opportunity gap for children at risk for poor school outcomes due to environmental factors associated with poverty. To advance this mission, the Foundation is accepting stage-one applications for projects related to the development and evaluation of programs that are consistent with a strengths-based approach and show promise of being feasible, effective, and sustainable.

Stage 1 proposals are due December 1, 2017. Invited Stage 2 proposals are due April 1, 2018
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Career Guidance for Trainees
https://www.bwfund.org/grant-programs/career-guidance/career-guidance-trainees/eligibility-requirements
Application Deadline: March 6, 2018
The Career Guidance for Trainees institutional award provides from $30,000 to $50,000 over a one-year period for projects that improve trainees' readiness for stable, fulfilling careers and that have potential for being affordably deployed at a larger scale.
Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood
Early Childhood Grants
http://earlychildhoodfoundation.org
The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood supports creative, innovative projects and programs designed to significantly enhance the development, health, safety, education, and/or quality of life for children from infancy through five years of age. The foundation provides funding in the areas of early childhood welfare, early childhood education and play, and parenting education.

Letters of intent are due January 31, 2018.
Department of Education
Institute of Education Sciences: Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Special Education Interventions
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=294184
Application Deadline: March 1, 2018
The Institute's purpose in awarding these grants is to provide national leadership in expanding fundamental knowledge and understanding of developmental and school readiness outcomes for infants and toddlers with or at risk for a disability, and education outcomes for all students from early childhood education through post-secondary and adult education. Applications must address low-cost, short-duration evaluation of education interventions.
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Engineering and Technology

Department of Commerce
Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program - User Interface
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=298236
The National Institute of Standards and Technology seeks applications to accelerate research and development around the use of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) for improving public safety user interfaces. Specifically, applications should address AR/VR technology development and prototyping or research on the effectiveness and transferability of AR/VR simulations. 

Required pre-applications must be received by December 29, 2017. Full applications may be submitted after invitation only. 
Department of Energy
Solutions to Improve the Energy Efficiency of U.S. Small and Medium Commercial Buildings
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/#FoaIdd77384ed-97f9-49e9-ba00-94ac05201041
Through this program, the Department of Energy seeks to fund the scale-up of promising solutions to the market barriers that hinder the growth of energy efficiency in small and medium commercial buildings and tenant spaces. The objective of this funding is to build a path for market-ready solutions to be used at scale across the United States to improve commercial building energy efficiency. 

Concept papers (required) are due December 4, 2015.

Applicants may submit only one concept paper and one full application for consideration under this funding opportunity announcement.
Department of Homeland Security
3D Dynamic Mapping Call
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=9a9b4d07c7c39b0c97dc85699bb3d6dd&tab=core&_cview=0
This program seeks innovative technology and solutions that provide real-time three dimensional mapping and visualization of the inside of building spaces under varying conditions. 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until May 1, 2018, but reviewed quarterly. The first quarterly application deadline is July 28, 2017.
Department of Homeland Security
Energy Harvesting Fabrics
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=5e9525a270beb35f593a74c5ebdeb42d&tab=core&_cview=0
The Science and Technology Directorate is seeking innovative energy-harvesting smart fabric technology for integration into the Next Generation First Responder program. 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until May 03, 2018, but reviewed quarterly. The first quarterly application deadline is July 28, 2017
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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships



https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=9372
American Antiquarian Society
AAS-NEH Long-Term Fellowships
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/nehfellowship.htm
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018
These residential fellowships provide support for four to twelve months of study at the American Antiquarian Society collections to persons who have already completed their formal professional training.
American Antiquarian Society
Short-Term Visiting Academic Research Fellowships
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/acafellowship.htm
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018
These visiting academic research fellowships are offered to scholars holding a Ph.D., doctoral candidates who are engaged in dissertation research, and others holding a recognized terminal degree appropriate to the area of proposed research (e.g., a master's degree in library science or M.F.A.) for one to two months of study at the American Antiquarian Society collections.
American Center of Oriental Research
Fellowships
https://www.acorjordan.org/2018-19-acor-fellowships/
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
Located in Amman, Jordan, the American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) promotes research and publication across disciplines with a special emphasis on archaeology in the region. Several fellowships are offered through the center, with various eligibility requirements related to citizenship and education levels.
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Internal Funding

Office of Research and Economic Development
Biomedical Research Seed Grants
https://nugrant.unl.edu/era/application/applicationPrepPage.php?WorkflowReturnToURL=/system/home&PreselectCompetitionID=141
The goal of this program is to enhance the competitiveness of faculty submitting grant proposals requesting R01 grant support for biomedical research funding from the National Institutes of Health. 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis at any time. 
Office of Research and Economic Development
Revision Awards
https://nugrant.unl.edu/era/application/applicationPrepPage.php?WorkflowReturnToURL=/system/home&PreselectCompetitionID=18
Application Deadline: December 31, 2017
This program is designed to enhance the competitiveness of faculty revising and resubmitting grant proposals by providing developmental and/or financial support to help improve highly meritorious, but previously unfunded federal funding proposals that are eligible for resubmission.


Office of Research and Economic Development
Revision Awards
http://research.unl.edu/internal-funding-opportunities/
The Revision Awards program is designed to enhance the competitiveness of faculty revising and resubmitting grant proposals by providing developmental and/or financial support to help improve highly meritorious, but previously unfunded federal funding proposals that are eligible for resubmission. Revision Awards will provide dedicated technical and research administration assistance and, in cases where additional data collection or prior work is critical, financial resources to support further preliminary study.

Applications for Revision Awards are accepted on a rolling basis.
Research Council
Research Council Special Opportunity Fund
https://nugrant.unl.edu/era/application/applicationPrepPage.php?WorkflowReturnToURL=/system/home&PreselectCompetitionID=215
Application Deadline: June 1, 2018
The Research Council has established a Special Opportunity Fund to help cover the costs associated with visits by distinguished speakers to UNL. This fund applies only for special situations in which advanced planning for the speaker was not possible because the opportunity arose after the application deadline for the traditional Distinguished Lecturers program had passed. 

International

Department of State
Fulbright International Education Administrators Seminars
http://www.cies.org/program/fulbright-international-education-administrators-seminars
International Education Administrators seminars help U.S. international education professionals and senior higher education officials create empowering connections with the societal, cultural, and higher education systems of other countries. Grantees have the opportunity to learn about the host country's education system as well as establish networks of U.S. and international colleagues over the course of an intensive two-week grant duration.  

Deadlines vary. See the program website for details.
Department of State
Fulbright Specialist Program
https://fulbrightspecialist.worldlearning.org/the-fulbright-specialist-program/
The Fulbright Specialist Program pairs highly qualified U.S. academics and professionals with host institutions abroad to share their expertise, strengthen institutional linkages, hone their skills, gain international experience, and learn about other cultures while building capacity at their overseas host institutions.

Deadlines vary. See the program website for details.
NIH
Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program (D43)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-057.html
This announcement encourages applications for the Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program from U.S. and low- and middle-income country (LMIC) institutions. The application should propose a collaborative training program that will strengthen the capacity of an LMIC institution to conduct infectious disease research. This solicitation will support research-training programs that focus on major endemic or life-threatening emerging infectious diseases, neglected tropical diseases, infections that frequently occur as co-infections in HIV-infected individuals or infections associated with non-communicable disease conditions of public health importance in LMICs. 

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
NIH
International Research Collaboration on Drug Abuse and Addiction Research (R03 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-065.html
This announcement encourages collaborative research applications on drug abuse and addiction that take advantage of special opportunities that exist outside the United States. 

Standard and AIDS application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
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Law, Justice, and Human Rights

NIH
Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in HIV Research with Key Populations (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-15-328.html
This announcement encourages applications to analyze and address ethical, legal, or policy challenges specific to work with key populations in HIV research or health care. 

Applications dates vary. See solicitation for details.
NIH
Ethical, Legal, and Policy Issues in HIV Research with Key Populations (R21)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-15-327.html
This announcement encourages applications to analyze and address ethical, legal, or policy challenges specific to work with key populations in HIV research or health care. 

Applications dates vary. See solicitation for details.

Libraries and Museums

Institute of Museum and Library Services
Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program
https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/laura-bush-21st-century-librarian-program
This program supports developing a diverse workforce of librarians to better meet the changing learning and information needs of the American public by enhancing the training and professional development of librarians, developing faculty and library leaders, and recruiting and educating the next generation of librarians.

Required preliminary proposals are due February 1, 2018, with invited full proposals due June 8, 2018.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
National Leadership Grants for Libraries
https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/national-leadership-grants-libraries
This program supports projects that address significant challenges and opportunities faced by the library and archive fields and that have the potential to advance theory and practice. Successful proposals will generate results such as new tools, research findings, models, services, practices, or alliances that can be widely used, adapted, scaled, or replicated to extend the benefits of federal investment.

Required preliminary proposals are due February 1, 2018, with invited full proposals due June 8, 2018.
Institute of Museum and Library Services and American Alliance of Museums
Museum Assessment Program (MAP)
http://www.aam-us.org/resources/assessment-programs/MAP
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
This program is designed to help museums assess their strengths and weaknesses and plan for the future. A MAP assessment requires members of the museum staff and governing authority to complete a self-study. After completion of the self-study, a site visit is conducted by one or more museum professionals, who tour the museum and meet with staff, governing officials, and volunteers. The reviewers work with the museum and MAP staff to produce a report evaluating the museum's operations, making recommendations, and suggesting resources.
National Archives and Records Administration
Access to Historical Records: Major Initiatives
http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/preliminary-proposal/prelim.html
This program supports projects that will significantly improve public discovery and use of all types of major historical records collections. Projects may: 1) digitize historical records collections, or related collections, held by a single institution and make them freely available online, 2) provide access to born-digital records, 3) create new freely-available virtual collections drawn from historical records held by multiple institutions, or 4) create new tools and methods for users to access records.

Required preliminary proposals are due by January 19, 2018, with full invited proposals then due July 11, 2018.

Life Sciences

A Kids Brain Tumor Cure
Brain Tumor Research Grants
https://akidsbraintumorcure.org/medical-research-on-childhood-brain-tumors/apply-for-a-plga-sponsored-grant/
A Kids Brain Tumor Cure is a national nonprofit organization that aims to improve the treatment, quality of life, and long-term outlook for children with brain tumors, and to encourage investigators worldwide to turn their attention to the area of pediatric low-grade glioma (PLGA) brain tumor research. To that end, the foundation is accepting letters of intent for basic and translational projects with potential to advance understanding of the underlying biology of the development and treatment of PLGA tumors. 

Letters of intent are accepted at any time.
Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
Large Research Projects for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-16-423.html
This announcement invites applications for grant funding to conduct large research projects focused on combating antibiotic-resistant bacteria. 

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
Small Research Grant Program (R03)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-15-147.html

This announcement encourages small research grant applications in expresses AHRQ priority areas of interest. The R03 grant mechanism supports different types of health services research projects, including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology.

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation
2018 Innovation Grants
https://www.alexslemonade.org/sites/default/files/2018_innovation_loi_guidelines_final.pdf
The Innovation Grant program awards two-year grants of up to $250,000 in support of researchers with a novel approach to pediatric oncology investigation. Grants must be focused on pediatric translational oncology, from understanding basic biologic underpinnings to new therapies.

Letters of intent are due December 15, 2017. Invited full applications are due April 2, 2018
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Limited Submission Competitions

Arts Midwest
NEA Big Read
http://www.neabigread.org/guidelines.php
Application Deadline: January 24, 2018
The Big Read provides organizations with grants and comprehensive resources that support their efforts to inspire their community to read and discuss a single book or the work of a poet.

Organizations may apply for one grant per year.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by November 13, 2017. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/limited-submissions-funding-programs/ or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

Brain Research Foundation
Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program
http://www.thebrf.org/for-researchers/fayfrank-seed-grant-program/
Application Deadline: January 8, 2018
The goal of the Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program is to provide start-up money for new and innovative research projects that have the potential to become competitive for an NIH grant or other external funding sources. To be eligible, the PI must be a full-time assistant or associate professor working in the field of neuroscience.

An institution may nominate one faculty member to submit a Letter of Intent to this program. 

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by October 30, 2017. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/limited-submissions-funding-programs/ or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards
http://dreyfus.org/awards/camille_dreyfus_teacher_award.shtml
Application Deadline: February 8, 2018
The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Criteria for selection include an independent body of scholarship attained in the early years of their appointment and a demonstrated commitment to education, signaling the promise of continuing outstanding contributions to both research and teaching.

An institute may make one nomination for this program. 

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by October 23, 2017. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/limited-submissions-funding-programs/ or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

Council on Library and Information Resources
Recordings at Risk
https://www.clir.org/recordings-at-risk
Application Deadline: February 9, 2018
Recordings at Risk is a national program to support the preservation of rare and unique audio and audiovisual content of high scholarly value. Awards will cover costs of preservation reformatting for audio and/or audiovisual content.

Applicants may submit only one application per institution, per cycle.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by December 18, 2017. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/limited-submissions-funding-programs/ or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

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Mathematics and Physical Sciences

NASA
Asteroid Redirect Mission Umbrella for Partnerships
https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/viewrepositorydocument/cmdocumentid=532358/solicitationId=%7BA425E03C-5CA3-8F67-EB63-81E83524E959%7D/viewSolicitationDocument=1/ARM_Umbrella_BAA_rev.pdf
This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) solicits concept studies for basic and applied research and technology demonstrations, and mission investigations through partnerships with NASA's Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM). The ARM is part of NASA's plan to advance the technologies, capabilities, and spaceflight experience needed for continuing human exploration. 

Specific collaborative research and partnership opportunities will be announced by issuing appendices to this BAA.
NASA
ROSBio Appendix G: Solicitation of Proposals for Flight and Ground Space Biology Research
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=298366
This announcement solicits proposals that will increase NASA's understanding of how living systems acclimate to spaceflight to support human space exploration. Research must fall into one of the following research emphases: (1) microbiomes of the built environment of spacecraft, (2) plant biology to support human space exploration, (3) animal biology in support of human space exploration, or (4) molecular and cellular biology. 

Notices of intent are due December 4, 2017. Full proposals are due February 2, 2018.
NASA
ROSES 2017: Astrophysics Research and Analysis
https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?method=init&solId={FA4087E9-4195-3F70-F210-1B856CACD947}&path=open
The Astrophysics Research and Analysis Program solicits basic research proposals for investigations that are relevant to NASA's programs in astronomy and astrophysics and includes research over the entire range of photons, gravitational waves, and particle astrophysics.

Notices of intent are due January 8, 2018. Full proposals are due March 15, 2018.
NASA
ROSES 2017: Habitable Worlds
https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?method=init&solId=%7b7516F5FF-FE6A-7D78-C60B-9D72F00C019B%7d&path=open&utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=cbe3e60740-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_10_11&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-cbe3e60740-212708225
The goal of the Habitable Worlds Program is to use knowledge of the history of the Earth and the life upon it as a guide for determining the processes and conditions that create and maintain habitable environments, search for ancient and contemporary habitable environments, and explore the possibility of extant life beyond the Earth.

Step-1 proposals are required and due November 16, 2017. Step-2 proposals are due January 17, 2018
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Social Sciences

American Psychological Foundation
David Wechsler Early Career Grant for Innovative Work in Cognition
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/wechsler.aspx
Application Deadline: June 15, 2018
This grant provides up to $25,000 to support early career psychologists pursuing innovative work in neuropsychology, intelligence, and/or the assessment aspects of cognition.
American Psychological Foundation
John and Polly Sparks Early Career Grant for Psychologists Investigating Serious Emotional Disturbance
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/sparks-early-career.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: March 15, 2018
The John and Polly Sparks Early Career Grant supports early career psychologists conducting research in the area of early intervention and treatment for serious emotional disturbance in children.
American Psychological Foundation
Pearson Early Career Grant
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/pearson.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: December 31, 2017
Through the Pearson Early Career program, the foundation will award a single grant of $12,000 to an early career clinician for an innovative, scientifically based clinical project in the area of serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, incarcerated or homeless individuals, children with serious emotional disturbance, or adults with serious mental illness.
American Psychological Foundation
Trauma Psychology Grant
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/trauma-psychology-grant.aspx
Application Deadline: February 15, 2018
The Trauma Psychology Grant seeks to support innovative work to alleviate trauma. Proposals will be evaluated based on the quality, viability, and potential impact of the proposed project; originality, innovation, and contribution to the field of trauma; and the applicant's demonstrated competence and capability to execute the proposed work. 
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Transportation

Department of Transportation
Aviation Research and Development Grants
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=134953
Application Deadline: December 31, 2019

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