Funding Opportunities Archive

Funding Announcements is compiled from the funding opportunities offered by federal funding agencies, private foundations, and a variety of additional entities. If you want to subscribe to the Funding Announcements weekly newsletter, contact Tisha Mullen (402-472-2894 or tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu).

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Miscellaneous


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.

Department of Commerce
Accelerating Industry-Led Regional Partnerships for Talent Development
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269568
Application Deadline: 01/09/2015

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) of the Department of Commerce (DOC) seeks to build on its strong foundation of place-based regional economic development and partnerships by seeking a non-profit "national partner" that will work with a DOC-led federal team to launch a learning exchange that will identify, promote, and expand upon successful best practices for industry-driven regional partnerships for talent development. The learning exchange is a mechanism to identify, understand, and elevate best practices; facilitate peer learning and deepen knowledge; spark replication and advancement across regions; and inform the long-term public investment in talent development.

Department of State
Global Biosecurity Engagement Activities
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269694
Application Deadline: 02/13/2015

The Department of State's Office of Cooperative Threat Reduction invites non-profit/non-governmental organizations, international organizations, and educational institutions to submit proposals for projects that will advance the mission of the Department's Biosecurity Engagement Program.

Department of State
Global Chemical Security Engagement Activities
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269695
Application Deadline: 02/13/2015

The Department of State's Office of Cooperative Threat Reduction invites non-profit/non-governmental organizations, international organizations, and educational institutions to submit proposals for projects that will advance the mission of the Department's Chemical Security Program.

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Agriculture and Rural Development


Department of Commerce
JCSDA - 2015 Research in Satellite Data Assimilation for Numerical Environmental Prediction
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269230
Application Deadline: 01/15/2015

The goal of the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation (JCSDA) is to accelerate the abilities of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Department of Defense, and NASA to ingest and effectively use the large volumes of data from current satellite-based instruments and planned satellite missions. The JCSDA supports scientific development work in the following priority areas: (1) radiative transfer; (2) clouds and precipitation data assimilation; (3) advanced instruments data assimilation; (4) land data assimilation; (5) ocean data assimilation; and (6) air composition data assimilation.

Department of the Interior
Desalination and Water Purification Research and Development (DWPR)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270390
Application Deadline: 02/16/2015

The goal of this program is to reduce the costs and environmental impacts of treating impaired and unusable waters by forming partnerships with private industry, universities, water utilities, and others to address a broad range of desalting and water purification needs. The research studies targeted by this solicitation typically are bench-scale studies involving small flow rates of less than two gallons per minute.  

Department of the Interior
Desalination and Water Purification Research and Development (DWPR) Pilot
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270391
Application Deadline: 02/16/2015

The goal of this program is to reduce the costs and environmental impacts of treating impaired and unusable waters by forming partnerships with private industry, universities, water utilities, and others to address a broad range of desalting and water purification needs. Pilot projects are used to determine the technical, practical, and economic ability of a process, and they typically are preceded by research studies (funded by this program or others) that demonstrate the technology's efficacy.

Department of the Interior
Migratory Bird Joint Ventures Midwest Region FY2015 Opportunities
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269737
Application Deadline: 01/09/2015

The goal of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Regional Joint Venture (JV) Office is to assist partners in implementing effective science-based bird conservation projects in the Prairie Pothole and Upper Mississippi River and Great Lakes Joint Venture regions. Each JV has an implementation plan and conservation strategies identifying bird habitat, monitoring, and research needs with an emphasis on JV focal species.

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Arts and Humanities


American Music Therapy Association
Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award
http://www.musictherapy.org/research/fultz/
Application Deadline: 05/08/2015

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.

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Research Support Grants and Oral History Grants
http://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/schlesinger-library/grants
Application Deadline: 02/06/2015

Research Support Grants support use of the library's collections by postdoctoral scholars, and Oral History Grants support scholars (not limited to postdoctoral scholars) who are conducting oral history interviews relevant to the history of women or gender in the United States.

Arts Midwest
The Big Read
http://www.neabigread.org/guidelines.php
Application Deadline: 01/28/2015

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.

CEC ArtsLink
ArtsLink Projects
http://www.cecartslink.org/grants/artslink_projects/
Application Deadline: 01/15/2015

ArtsLink Projects provide support for projects in eligible foreign countries. Applicants must be working with an artist or organization in the chosen region, and projects should be designed to benefit participants and audiences in both the U.S. and the host country.

An applicant may not submit more than one ArtsLink Projects application per year.

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Education and Outreach


American Educational Research Association
Research Grants
http://www.aera.net/ProfessionalOpportunitiesFunding/FundingOpportunities/AERAGrantsProgram/ResearchGrants/tabid/12813/Default.aspx
Application Deadline: 01/15/2015

The American Educational Research Association invites education-related research proposals using National Center for Education Statistics, National Science Foundation, and other federal databases. Applications are encouraged from a variety of disciplines (e.g., education, sociology, economics, psychology, demography, statistics, and psychometrics).

Department of Education
Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities: Stepping-up Technology Implementation (CFDA Number 84.327S)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269748
Application Deadline: 01/20/2015

The purposes of this program are to: (1) improve results for students with disabilities by promoting the development, demonstration, and use of technology; (2) support educational activities designed to be of educational value in the classroom for students with disabilities; (3) provide support for captioning and video description that is appropriate for use in the classroom; and (4) provide accessible educational materials to students with disabilities in a timely manner.  

Department of Education
Student Support Services Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270595
Application Deadline: 02/02/2015

The purpose of this program is to increase the number of disadvantaged, low-income college students; first-generation college students; and college students with disabilities in the United States who successfully complete a program of study at the postsecondary level.

Institutions are restricted in the number of applications that may be submitted based on campuses and populations served. 

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by 01/07/2015. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/facultyresources/limited_sub.shtml or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

EPA
Environmental Education Local Grants Program - Solicitation Notice for 2014
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270656
Application Deadline: 03/06/2015

The purpose of the Environmental Education Local Grants Program is to support locally focused environmental education projects that increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues and provide the skills that participants in its funded projects need to make informed environmental decisions and take responsible actions toward the environment.

 

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Engineering and Technology


Department of Commerce
Office of Weather and Air Quality Hazardous Weather and Hydrometerology Testbed Competitions
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268128
Application Deadline: 01/28/2015

The Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is soliciting letters of intent under the United States Weather Research Program, as administrated by the Hydrometeorology Testbed (HMT) and Hazardous Weather Testbed. HMT advances hydrometeorological methods, models, observations, and decision support tools and leads the transfer of relevant research and technology advances to National Weather Service operations at local, regional, or national levels.

Letters of intent, which are strongly encouraged but not required, are due November 10, 2014.

Department of Energy
Exploratory Research for Extreme-Scale Science
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269957
Application Deadline: 01/15/2015

The purpose of this program is to support projects with the potential to enable significant research and computational advances for extreme-scale science. Extreme-scale science research recognizes that fundamentally different techniques, software tools, and approaches likely will be needed to reap scientific benefits from disruptive, but potentially revolutionary, changes in technology.

Pre-applications (required) are due January 15, 2015.

Department of Energy
FY15 Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=262328
Application Deadline: 02/19/2015

The Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy conducts crosscutting nuclear energy research and development and associated infrastructure support activities to develop innovative technologies that offer the promise of dramatically improved performance for advanced reactors and fuel cycle concepts while maximizing the impact of Department resources.

Department of Energy
Micro-scale Optimized Solar-Cell Arrays with Integrated Concentration (MOSAIC)
https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov/#FoaId493debb8-c8a7-42bc-a9a0-2c18492c082b
Application Deadline: 01/22/2015

This program will fund potentially disruptive technologies and related system concepts to achieve new performance and cost benchmarks for solar-electric generation from photovoltaics (PV). Specifically, the MOSAIC program will develop novel concepts that integrate arrays of high-performance micro-scale concentrated PV elements into modules that are similar in profile and cost to traditional non-concentrated "flat-plate" PV, but achieve the performance level associated with conventional concentrated photovoltaics.

Concept papers (required) are due January 22, 2015.

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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships


Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Dissertation Grants
http://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/schlesinger-library/grants/dissertation-grants
Application Deadline: 02/06/2015

Dissertation Grants support use of the library's collections by any student enrolled in a relevant doctoral program, who has completed doctoral course work and has an approved dissertation topic by the application deadline.

Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration
AFTD Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
http://www.theaftd.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/AFTDfellowship-RFP-2014_Final.pdf?utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=cc079e4838-FS_10_14_1410_15_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-cc079e4838-212708225
Application Deadline: 01/12/2015

The AFTD Postdoctoral Research Fellowship is designed to foster basic, translational, clinical, and/or epidemiological FTD research by an outstanding scientist at an early stage of his or her career. Applicants must have a PhD, MD or MD/PhD and be engaged in research at an academic institution, teaching hospital or research institute in their first, second or third year of postdoctoral training at the start of the fellowship term. The AFTD will award a two-year fellowship at $ 55,000 per year. The funds are provided to cover the postdoctoral stipend and benefits. Remaining funds may be used for travel to scientific meetings and/or research expenses. 

A letter of intent is due on November 14, 2014.

Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry
History of Science Fellowships
http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/rfps/rfp5165-beckman-center-announces-history-of-science-fellowships
Application Deadline: 01/15/2015

The Beckman Center for the History of Chemistry at the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF) invites applications for fellowships in the history of science, technology, medicine, and industry. Fellowships are available for periods of one to four months (short-term fellows) or nine months (long-term fellows) and are spent in residence at CHF in Philadelphia. 

Boston Athenaeum
Short-term Fellowships
http://www.bostonathenaeum.org/node/42

Multiple submission deadlines apply. See website for details.

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Foundations


American Psychological Foundation
Pearson Early Career Grant
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/pearson.aspx
Application Deadline: 12/31/2014
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Grand Challenges: New Interventions for Global Health
http://gcgh.grandchallenges.org/GrantOpportunities/Pages/NewInterventions.aspx
Application Deadline: 01/13/2015

The goal of this challenge is to identify novel vaccine concepts for generating protective immune responses to global health pathogens of interest— to solicit creative, novel approaches to the identification and generation of protective immune responses in order to move the best vaccine 
concepts and candidates forward into clinical development. Unconventional approaches to effectively drive or harness immune responses to protect against infection and disease will be considered. 

Foundation for Alcohol Research
Research Grants on the Effects of Alcohol Consumption on Health and Behavior
http://www.abmrf.org/grant_program
Application Deadline: 02/15/2015

The Foundation accepts applications for grants to conduct research on the effects of alcohol consumption on health and behavior. The following areas are of greater interest: studies on how particular patterns of consumption (quantity of alcohol consumed, types of alcoholic beverages consumed, frequency of consumption and context) are related to health and behavioral outcomes; and interdisciplinary, bio-informatics, and other approaches to elucidate genetic and environmental factors that influence the patterns of consumption of alcoholic beverages and related consequences.

Greenwall Foundation
Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas
http://greenwall.org/new-bioethics-grant-program.php
Application Deadline: 09/15/2014

The bioethics program "Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas" will support research to help resolve an important emerging or unanswered bioethics problem in clinical care, biomedical research, public health practice, or public policy.

Letters of intent must be submitted by August 1, 2014. Selected applicants will be invited to submit full applications online by Monday, September 15.

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Interdisciplinary Centers


NIH
Centers for Common Disease Genomics (UM1)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HG-15-001.html
Application Deadline: 04/07/2015

The National Human Genome Research Institute seeks to fund a collaborative large-scale genome sequencing effort to comprehensively identify rare risk and protective variants contributing to multiple common disease phenotypes. This initiative will explore a range of diseases with the ultimate goal of undertaking variant discovery for enough different examples of disease architectures and study designs to better understand the general principles of genomic architecture underlying common, complex inherited diseases; understand how best to design rare variant studies for common disease; and develop resources, informatics tools, and innovative approaches and technologies for multiple disease research communities and the wider biomedical research community.

Only one application per institution is allowed.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by 01/12/2015. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/facultyresources/limited_sub.shtml or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

NIH
Centers for Mendelian Genomics (UM1)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HG-15-002.html
Application Deadline: 04/07/2015

This announcement invites applications for the Centers for Mendelian Genomics Program. With this reissuance, NHGRI intends to achieve the following specific objectives. First, the Program will aim to discover as many genes that bear causal genetic variants ("causal genes") for human Mendelian diseases and non-disease Mendelian traits ("Mendelian conditions") as possible, using genome-wide sequencing and other complementary genomic approaches at the funded centers, and through collaborations with clinical and genetic researchers worldwide. Second, the Program will aim to enhance the chances of success in causal gene discoveries by improving sample solicitation strategies, discovery approaches, study designs, data analysis methods, and costs and efficiency of the discovery pipelines. Third, the Program will aim to enable others to discover more causal genes by disseminating the methods, tools, and other resources that will be developed. Finally, the Program will facilitate common interests-based collaborations and avoid unproductive duplication of efforts on causal gene discoveries, through worldwide coordination. At a higher level, NHGRI intends that these activities will lead to insights on what methods, scale, and infrastructure will be necessary to discover all or most of the causal genes for human Mendelian conditions and bring the field forward toward this goal.  

Only one application per institution is allowed. 

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by 01/12/2015. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/facultyresources/limited_sub.shtml or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

NIH
NINDS Morris K. Udall Centers of Excellence for Parkinson's Disease Research (P50)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-15-002.html
Application Deadline: 02/18/2015

This funding announcement invites applications for the Morris K. Udall Centers of Excellence for Parkinsons Disease Research program. The overarching goal of the specialized Udall Centers program is to establish a network of Centers that work collaboratively as well as independently to define the causes of and discover improved treatments for Parkinsons disease (PD). A more immediate goal for each Center is to rapidly advance synergistic, interdisciplinary research programs while serving as local resources and national leaders in PD research.  

International


Department of State
Saudi American Educational and Cultural Initiative Grant
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=257748

These grants support innovative forms of collaboration between Saudi and U.S. non-governmental and community organizations, universities, entrepreneurs, cultural organizations, and qualified individuals to expand the diversity of activities in the U.S.-Saudi partnership and develop the next generation of leaders, especially among youth, young professionals, and women, to promote mutual understanding and respect through long-term partnership and cooperation between the two countries. The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is now accepting proposals from Saudi and U.S. organizations that propose to work together to develop or expand educational, professional, and cultural exchange activities and promote dialogue and partnership between the people of the United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Embassy is especially interested in identifying and supporting U.S-Saudi partnerships that include a focus on the development of exchanges, projects and partnerships between U.S. and Saudi youth or women; or that involve the development of professional linkages in business, healthcare or media, including social media; or that build on Saudi efforts to modernize and build a knowledge-based economy; or that expand Saudi-U.S. educational partnerships; or that are submitted by or involve alumni of exchange programs sponsored by the U.S. or Saudi governments.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis

European Union
Horizon 2020: Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing
http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/doc/call/h2020/common/1587763-08._health_wp2014-2015_en.pdf

Multiple deadlines apply. See solicitation for details.

NIH
International Research Collaboration on Alcohol and Alcoholism (U01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-268.html

This funding annoucement invites applications for the purpose of fostering international collaborations between alcohol research investigators within the United States and investigators located at non-United States laboratories and performance sites for the mutual advancement of our understanding of alcohol problems and of clinical and public health approaches to their solutions. The program is intended to provide funds for research activities to be undertaken jointly between the U.S. and non-U.S. laboratory that expands the research direction of both the U.S. and non-U.S. laboratories in a collaborative manner.

Standard application deadlines apply. See solicitation for details.

NSF
FAQs for Partnerships for International Research and Education
http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2014/nsf14088/nsf14088.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click

This website provides answers to FAQs regarding NSF's Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) program. 

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Journalism and Media


NIH
Implications of New Digital Media Use for Underage Drinking, Drinking-Related Behaviors, and Prevention Research (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-262.html

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

NIH
Implications of New Digital Media Use for Underage Drinking, Drinking-Related Behaviors, and Prevention Research (R21)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-263.html

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

Law, Justice, and Human Rights


NIH
Public Health Impact of the Changing Policy/Legal Environment for Marijuana (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAS-14-020.html

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

USAID
Workers' Empowerment Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269450
Application Deadline: 12/23/2014

USAID seeks to improve labor conditions in the ready-made garment sector in Bangladesh by (1) supporting the formation of independent worker organizations and (2) strengthening their capacity to advocate for their rights and interests and to act collectively to further their goals. 

Libraries and Museums


Institute of Museum and Library Services
National Leadership Grants for Libraries
http://www.imls.gov/applicants/detail.aspx?GrantId=14

This program supports projects that address challenges faced by the library and archive fields and that have the potential to advance practice in those fields. Applications will be accepted under two project categories/funding priorities: (1) national digital platform and (2) learning spaces in libraries.

Required preliminary proposals are due February 2, 2015.

Institute of Museum and Library Services
Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries
http://www.imls.gov/applicants/detail.aspx?GrantId=19
Application Deadline: 02/02/2015

These grants encourage libraries and archives to prototype and evaluate specific innovations in the ways they operate and the services they provide, resulting in new tools, products, services, or organizational practices.

NEH
Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations: Implementation Grants
http://www.neh.gov/grants/public/museums-libraries-and-cultural-organizations-implementation-grants
Application Deadline: 01/14/2015

These grants provide support for the production of public programs in the humanities. Implementation grants support final scholarly research and consultation, design development, production, and installation of a project for presentation to the public.

NEH
Museums, Libraries, and Cultural Organizations: Planning Grants
http://www.neh.gov/grants/public/museums-libraries-and-cultural-organizations-planning-grants
Application Deadline: 01/14/2015

These grants provide support for the production of public programs in the humanities. Planning grants support the early stages of project development, including consultation with scholars, refinement of humanities themes, preliminary design, testing, and audience evaluation.

Life Sciences


A-T Children's Project
Ataxia-Telangiectasia Research Projects
http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/rfps/rfp5053-a-t-children-s-project-accepting-applications-for-ataxia-telangiectasia-research-projects
Application Deadline: 03/01/2015

Grants of up to $150,000 over two years will be awarded for basic and translational research projects related to ataxia-telangiectasia. Projects that apply innovative and novel strategies for suggesting, developing, and evaluating specific disease-modifying and symptomatic interventions are encouraged.

Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
Advances in Patient Safety through Simulation Research (R18)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-004.html

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-290.html

The Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grant (R18) is an award made by AHRQ to an institution/organization to support a discrete, specified health services research project. The project will be performed by the named investigator and study team. The R18 research plan proposed by the applicant institution/organization must be related to the mission and priority research interests of AHRQ.

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details. 

Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
AHRQ Health Services Research Projects (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-291.html

The Research Project Grant is an award made by AHRQ to an institution/organization to support a discrete, specified health services research project. The project will be performed by the named investigator and study team. The R01 research plan proposed by the applicant institution/organization must be related to the mission and priority research interests of AHRQ.

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.

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Mathematics and Physical Sciences


Department of Energy
FY 2015 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program
http://science.energy.gov/~/media/grants/pdf/foas/2015/SC_FOA_0001204
Application Deadline: 09/30/2015

The Office of Science of the Department of Energy hereby announces its continuing interest in receiving grant applications for support of work in the following program areas: Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Basic Energy Sciences, Biological and Environmental Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics, and Nuclear Physics. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), DE-FOA-0001204, is our annual, broad, open solicitation that covers all of the research areas in the Office of Science and is open throughout the Fiscal Year.

NASA
ROSES 2014: Climate Indicators and Data Products for Future National Climate Assessments
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269172
Application Deadline: 02/02/2015

This solicitation is for proposals to further NASA's contributions to the sustained assessment process that underlies the National Climate Assessment (NCA), as well as to further support the evaluation and implementation of climate indicators that may be useful for future evolution of the NCA. This element provides a potential opportunity for continuation of work initiated earlier by the Earth Science Division on assessment capabilities and products and on climate indicators. 

Notices of Intent are requested by December 2, 2014.

NASA
ROSES 2014: Computational Modeling Algorithms and Cyberinfrastructure
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268329
Application Deadline: 01/09/2015

This element provides research opportunities for new or improved computational modeling algorithms, the exploitation of new computing, storage, and networking architectures, or the development of programming and analysis environments relevant to NASA's modeling and data assimilation systems.

Notices of Intent are requested by October 31, 2014. Proposals are due by January 9, 2015.

NASA
ROSES 2014: Severe Storm Research
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270228
Application Deadline: 03/03/2015

This solicitation is focused on tornadoes and the processes that lead to their generation. NASA seeks to determine and demonstrate how satellite-based measurements may be used to identify the development of temperature and wind flow patterns in the atmosphere which can cause sufficient moisture, instability, lift, and wind shear for tornadic thunderstorms to occur. 

Notices of intent to propose are requested by January 23, 2015. 

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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics


CDC
NIOSH Exploratory/Developmental Grant Program (R21)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-12-252.html

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

CDC
NIOSH Small Research Program (R03)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-12-200.html

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

CDC
Occupational Safety and Health Research (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-129.html

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

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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Social Sciences


American Psychological Foundation
John and Polly Sparks Early Career Grant
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/sparks-early-career.aspx
Application Deadline: 05/15/2015

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
Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/franks.aspx
Application Deadline: 05/15/2015

The Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship supports graduate-level scholarly projects that use a psychological perspective to help understand and reduce stigma associated with mental illness. The scholarship helps address research which shows that stigma is a significant barrier to treatment and recovery for many of the 50 million Americans living with mental illness.

CDC
Evaluating Innovative and Promising Strategies to Prevent Suicide among Middle-aged Men
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269965
Application Deadline: 03/05/2015

The purpose of this announcement is to support research to rigorously evaluate the effectiveness of innovative and promising programs or policies to prevent suicidal self-directed violence (called suicidal behavior herein) and reduce proximal outcomes among middle-aged males, ages 35-64. The results from this research will expand the evidence base of effective and scalable suicide prevention strategies for middle-aged men.

CDC
Evaluating Structural, Economic, Environmental, or Policy Primary Prevention Strategies for Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=269967
Application Deadline: 03/05/2015

The purpose of this announcement is to support research to rigorously evaluate structural, economic, environmental, or policy strategies for the primary prevention of intimate partner violence and/or sexual violence (IPV and/or SV). The proposed research will add to the limited knowledge base on effective strategies for IPV and/or SV prevention by evaluating the use of community-level approaches that change one or more of the social, economic, behavioral, or environmental characteristics of a community in order to prevent and reduce rates of IPV and/or SV perpetration, victimization, or both perpetration and victimization.

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Transportation


Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
Conference Grant Program (R13)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-017.html

Applications are due February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1 annually

Department of Energy
Traveler Response Architecture using Novel Signaling for Network Efficiency in Transportation (TRANSNET)
https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov/#FoaIda65ecb06-eb2c-43e5-8b96-bd902efff4e8
Application Deadline: 12/22/2014

The Traveler Response Architecture using Novel Signaling for Network Efficiency in Transportation (TRANSNET) program seeks solutions that minimize energy consumption in America's surface transportation network through the use of network control mechanisms that operate through personalized signals directed at individual travelers. The approach of TRANSNET is to develop technologies that target both the factors driving energy consumption and the overall energy efficiency of personal transportation, without changing the mechanical efficiency of each mode (car, bus, train, etc.) within the network.

Concept papers (required) are due on December 22, 2014.

EPA
Student Program for Environmental Excellence in Design (SPEED)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270026
Application Deadline: 01/23/2015

This program aims to increase students’ awareness and understanding of the environmental benefits associated with increased fuel efficiency, reduced carbon intensity in transportation fuels, and reduced emissions in advanced vehicles. With these funds, graduate-level students and senior-level undergraduate students in the science, technology, and engineering disciplines would be provided opportunities, and in certain cases financial support, to collaborate with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) staff at the EPA’s National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

An informal notice of intent to apply (optional) is due December 15, 2014.