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Below are the current funding opportunities.

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 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.

DOD
Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=d8bfeaf2e38a1e4aeb9908190fc2e0f2&tab=core&_cview=1
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research is soliciting research proposals in areas that offer significant and comprehensive benefits to national warfighting and peacekeeping capabilities for two specific branches: 1) engineering and information sciences and 2) physical and biological sciences. 

Proposals will be evaluated as received on an open basis. 
Kessler Foundation
Signature Employment Grants
http://kesslerfoundation.org/grantprograms/signatureemploymentgrants.php
The Kessler Foundation supports new pilot initiatives, demonstration projects, or social ventures with the potential to generate new solutions to high unemployment and underemployment among people with disabilities (PWD). In 2018, the Foundation has a special interest in innovative transportation projects that (1) help PWD seek, obtain, or retain employment or (2) improve employment opportunities and provide jobs for PWD that have been formerly incarcerated or have encountered the criminal justice system. 

Grant concepts are due February 18, 2018. Invited full proposals are due June 15, 2018.
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Agriculture and Rural Development

National Pork Board
Research Proposals
https://www.pork.org/research/
Application Deadline: May 22, 2018
The National Pork Board is soliciting research proposals in swine health and public health (antibiotic use and resistance).
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.
USDA
AgrAbility - Assistive Technology Program for Farmers with Disabilities
https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/agrability-assistive-technology-program-farmers-disabilities
Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
The AgrAbility program increases the likelihood that farmers, ranchers, farm workers, and farm family members with disabilities will experience success in agricultural production. The program supports projects between State Cooperative Extension System and private, non-profit disability organizations that work in partnership to provide agricultural education and assistance directed at accommodating disability in farm operations for individuals with disabilities, and their families, who engage in farming and farm-related occupations.
USDA
Agriculture Risk Management Education
https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/agriculture-risk-management-education-partnerships-arme-competitive-grants
Application Deadline: April 27, 2018
The primary purpose of this program is to provide U.S. agricultural producers and their families, as appropriate, with the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to make informed risk management decisions that enhance profitability of their operations.
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Anticipated Opportunities

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Economic Modeling for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, TB and School Health
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=302383
This notice of funding opportunity announcement is to support epidemiologic and economic modeling of disease transmission to facilitate prevention effectiveness of public health interventions and support state and local disease prevention efforts. The opportunity is estimated to be released by April 22, 2019.

Arts and Humanities

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.
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
Artist-in-Residence
http://www.bemiscenter.org/residency/current_opportunities.html
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
This program supports eight-week residencies in the Bemis Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Residents enjoy generously sized, private live/work studios and access to center facilities.
Center for Craft, Creativity & Design
Craft Research Fund Grants
http://www.craftcreativitydesign.org/grants/craft-research-fund/
This program seeks to advance and expand research about craft in the United States. It supports innovative research on critical issues in craft theory and history; explores the inter-relationship among craft, art, design, and contemporary culture; and fosters new cross-disciplinary approaches to scholarship in the craft field. 

Graduate Research Grants are due on September 24, 2018, and Exhibition Research and Project Grants are due on October 19, 2018
Cornell University Libraries
John Nolen Research Fund
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/collections/john_nolen_research_fund.php
Application Deadline: April 30, 2018
The John Nolen Research Fund provides assistance to scholars to conduct research in the John Nolen Papers and allied collections in the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections (RMC) of the Cornell University Library. Any qualified researcher interested in the history of city and regional planning before 1950 with a project that can be augmented by using the Nolen Papers is eligible to apply.
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Centers

Department of Energy
Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing: Runaway Electron Avoidance and Mitigation in Tokamak Plasmas
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=301478
Application Deadline: May 14, 2018
The Office of Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) and the Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) of the Office of Science (SC), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), announce their interest in receiving applications from multi-institutional interdisciplinary teams to establish a scientific application partnership under the Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) program in the area of runaway electron physics in magnetically confined plasmas. The goal of this FOA is to select applications that can take advantage of today's multi-petascale DOE high-performance computing (DOE HPC) systems to accelerate scientific discovery in a strategically important area of magnetic fusion energy science and address high-priority issues identified in recent community studies.
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
Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Research Centers of Excellence (U54 - Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-657.html
This announcement encourages applications for Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Research Centers of Excellence. The mission of the CounterACT program is to foster and support research and development of new and improved therapeutics for chemical threats. 

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

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. 
Surdna Foundation
Sustainable Environments Program
http://www.surdna.org/what-we-fund/sustainable-environments.html
The Sustainable Environments Program seeks to create just and sustainable communities in the following ways:
  • Clean, affordable, equitable, high-quality, and efficient transportation and land use development that better connects critical services, jobs, schools, housing, and other regional destinations;
  • Energy system solutions as the means to build power and leadership in low-wealth communities and communities of color;
  • Efforts to capture storm water and slowly release it into the existing network of drains, pipes, and sewers, or reuse it where it falls to cultivate natural green spaces; and
  • Ways to make it easier to get local, sustainably produced food from our farms to the markets closest to where it's grown, and to better connect food producers and consumers.
Letters of inquiry are accepted on a rolling basis.

Defense

Department of Homeland Security
Energy Harvesting Fabrics
https://www.fbo.gov/index?tab=documents&tabmode=form&subtab=core&tabid=4d26310f41ff948a32f683f0d5cc8c46
This program seeks innovative energy-harvesting smart fabric technology for integration into the Next Generation First Responder program. The fabric should be able to be used for the manufacture of First Responder garments, without compromising garment weight, traditional garment colors, comfort (including fit, garment "hand", and cooling ability), environmental protection provided by the garment, or professional appearance of the garment ensemble and without interfering with the wearer's ability to perform tasks. 
Full applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until May 3, 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.
Department of Homeland Security
Land Border Biometric Exit Facial Recognition
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=23855d8c60acc62dcd025e8d4e99ff32&tab=core&_cview=0
This program seeks innovative solutions to capture facial recognition quality photos from travelers in order to facilitate identity checks without requiring occupants to leave the vehicle.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until October 18, 2018.
Department of Homeland Security
Real-Time Intelligent Traveler Wayfinding
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=ebdbdcc204996358c69cd1cbf4a5a15c&tab=core&_cview=0
This program seeks innovative solutions that will ultimately lead to airport specific, real time wayfinding systems that can deliver travelers to the airport processes and services they need to reach in the most expeditious manner possible.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until October 18, 2018.


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Education and Outreach

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Promoting, Strengthening and Enhancing Disease Prevention by Collaboration with Targeted Stakeholders
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=297832
Application Deadline: June 11, 2018
This notice of funding opportunity supports communication and education activities to promote and maintain accurate information about vaccines among stakeholders and the public, and education of USDA/WIC staff about the latest vaccine recommendations and best practices to facilitate vaccination referrals to WIC participants in order to reduce morbidity and mortality from vaccine preventable diseases.
Department of Education
Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED)
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=302014
The SEED program provides funding to increase the number of highly effective educators by supporting the implementation of evidence-based practices that prepare, develop, or enhance the skills of educators. These grants will allow eligible entities to develop, expand, and evaluate practices that can serve as models that can be sustained and disseminated.

Notices of intent to apply are due April 5, 2018. Full proposals are due May 17, 2018.
National Education Association (NEA) Foundation
Learning and Leadership Grants
http://www.neafoundation.org/pages/learning-leadership-grants/
Through its Learning and Leadership program, the NEA Foundation makes awards of (1) up to $2,000 to support high-quality professional development experiences such as summer institutes, conferences, or action research and (2) up to $5,000 to support group projects related to collegial study, including study groups, action research, lesson plan development, or mentoring experiences for faculty or staff.

Applications are reviewed three times per year: February 1, June 1, and October 15 (annually).
NIH
Cancer Research Education Grants Program - Courses for Skills Development (R25)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-477.html
The goal of this NCI R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nations biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs. This announcement will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on Courses for Skills Development. Applications are encouraged that propose innovative, state-of-the-art programs that address the cause, diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of cancer; rehabilitation from cancer; or the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

Standard and AIDS application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
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Engineering and Technology

Department of Energy
American-Made Solar Prize
https://americanmadechallenge.org/solarprize?utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=6860478f80-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_01_30&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-6860478f80-212708225
This program seeks applications that intend to accelerate the development of technologies and solutions that will advance the solar industry; enable rapid prototyping of ground-breaking solar solutions and prove their viability; provide connections to a network of solar industry experts, fabricators, and developers; and connect entrepreneurs with the investor community to help solar businesses and technical solutions scale.
No deadlines for this competition have been formally announced at this time. Applicants are encouraged to preregister using the program website to receive notifications about submission guidelines. 

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
Aaron Siskind Foundation
Individual Photographer's Fellowship
http://aaronsiskind.org/grant.html
Application Deadline: May 18, 2018
This program offers a limited number of grants for artists working in photography and photo-based art.
American Chemical Society
ACS Award for Encouraging Women into Careers in the Chemical Sciences
https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/awards/national/bytopic/acs-award-for-encouraging-women-into-careers-in-the-chemical-sciences.html
Application Deadline: November 1, 2018
The American Chemical Society is accepting nominations for its ACS Award for Encouraging Women into Careers in the Chemical Sciences. The annual award recognizes significant accomplishments by individuals who have stimulated or fostered the interest of women in chemistry and promoted their professional development as chemists or chemical engineers.
American Institute of Indian Studies
Fellowship Competition
http://www.indiastudies.org/research-fellowship-programs/
Application Deadline: July 1, 2018
This fellowship program supports the advancement of knowledge and understanding of India, its people, and culture through fellowships to conduct research in India. Fellowships are available to doctoral candidates, as well as Ph.D. holders and artists, in a variety of academic fields.
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Internal Funding

Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research
Energy Research Grants - Cycle 13
http://ncesr.unl.edu/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/NCESR-Cycle-13-RFP.pdf
The Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research seeks innovative research proposals that address science or technologies in the focus areas of: energy efficiency in agriculture; utilization of coproducts, bio‐based renewables, and energy from waste; electric grid; materials and devices for energy systems; solar energy; and novel energy storage and CO2 management.

Required pre-proposals are due May 18, 2018.
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.
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International

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.
Department of State
TechWomen Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=303157
Application Deadline: June 1, 2018
The Office of Citizen Exchanges, Professional Fellows Division, of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA or "the Bureau") invites proposal submissions for the FY 2018 TechWomen program to empower, connect, and support the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The exchange program uses a mentorship model to support emerging STEM leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa, South and Central Asia, and the Middle East and North Africa. Organizations applying for this federal award should demonstrate the capacity to recruit, select, and place in mentorships a total of approximately 100-110 women from select countries in these regions to participate in a five- to six-week intensive peer-mentoring program in the United States.
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 (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-568.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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Journalism and Media

Department of State
FY 2018 Global Media Makers
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=303158
Application Deadline: June 1, 2018
The Office of Citizen Exchanges of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA, or "Bureau") announces an open competition for the FY 2018 Global Media Makers (GMM) program. GMM will connect approximately 12 to 18 mid-career film and television professionals ("Fellows") from approximately six to eight countries with leading U.S. entertainment and media professionals ("Mentors").

Law, Justice, and Human Rights

Department of Energy
Law Enforcement-Youth Field Initiated Research and Evaluation Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=303119
Application Deadline: May 29, 2018
This solicitation will support field-initiated, methodologically rigorous research and/or evaluations focused on interactions between law enforcement and youth, with practical implications for the identification and development of programs and policies that ensure officer, youth, and community safety.
Deptment of Justice
OJJDP FY 18 Juvenile Reentry Research and Evaluation Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=302346
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018
The purpose of this project is to support methodologically rigorous research and evaluations (ideally a randomized controlled demonstration field experiment) with practical implications for government-funded juvenile reentry including in areas not limited to screening and assessment, behavioral management, organizational or institutional capacity and structure, cross-system services and coordination, post-release services and supervision, and family engagement and support.
National Institute of Justice
FY18 Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=301600
Application Deadline: May 14, 2018
With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for investigator-initiated research and evaluation projects to improve understanding, prevention and deterrence of firearms violence in general and public mass shooting incidents in particular. This solicitation aims to strengthen the knowledge base and improve public safety by producing findings with practical implications. This solicitation is focused specifically on producing research related to intentional, interpersonal firearms violence.
National Institute of Justice
FY18 Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in the Criminal Justice System
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=301704
Application Deadline: May 14, 2018
With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding for multidisciplinary research projects addressing four topics: impact of fatigue and stress on officer performance; impact of occupational prestige and job satisfaction on officer stress resilience; enhancing strategies for officer interaction with mentally ill individuals; and reducing traffic-related officer fatalities and injuries through technology enhancement and policy.
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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.

Alternatives Research and Development Foundation
Annual Open Grant Program
http://www.ardf-online.org/ardf-grants.html
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
The Foundation funds research projects that develop alternative methods to advance science and replace or reduce animal use. Proposals are considered in fields of research, testing, or education. 
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Limited Submission Competitions

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation
2019 Beckman Scholars Program
http://www.beckman-foundation.org/programs/beckman-scholars-program-information
Application Deadline: June 15, 2018
The purpose of the Beckman Scholars Program is to provide an in-depth, sustained undergraduate research experience in chemistry, biochemistry, biological, and medical sciences, or some interdisciplinary combination of these subjects, for exceptionally talented, full-time undergraduate students. The Program's financial support for a student and mentor over 15 continuous months of research, in conjunction with the Annual Beckman Symposium, offers an academically stimulating and unique educational experience. To receive a copy of the solicitation, contact Ashton Waite at awaite@unl.edu.

Each institution may submit one application for consideration for an award.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by February 26, 2018. 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
2019 Scientific Innovations Award
https://d2f4fnz1e8fuj3.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/2019-SIA-Guidelines-1.pdf
The Scientific Innovations Award program provides funding for innovative science in both basic and clinical neuroscience. The objective is to support projects that may be too innovative and speculative for traditional funding sources but still have a high likelihood of producing important findings. Letters of intent are required and due June 22, 2018. Invited full applications are due September 25, 2018.

An institution may nominate one full-time associate professor or full professor working in the area of brain function in health and disease. 

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by April 23, 2018. 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).

Department of Energy
Building EPSCoR State/National Laboratory Partnerships
https://science.energy.gov/~/media/grants/pdf/foas/2018/SC_FOA_0001897.pdf
The U. S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) program is interested in receiving applications for building EPSCoR-State/DOE-National Laboratory Partnerships. These partnerships are to advance fundamental, early-stage energy research collaborations with the DOE national laboratories.

Institutions may not submit more than one Letter of Intent (LOI) as the lead organization. The LOI to DOE is due on April 25, 2018. Full proposals are due May 16, 2018.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by April 9, 2018. 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).

Department of Energy
Materials and Chemical Sciences Research for Quantum Information Science
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=302945
Application Deadline: May 24, 2018
The Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), announces its interest in receiving applications from single investigator or small groups of investigators for support of experimental and theoretical efforts to advance materials and chemical sciences research for quantum information sciences (QIS). Letters of Intent to DOE are required and due May 3, 2018.

An entity may submit only two letters of intent as the lead organization, and as a result, may submit only two applications.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by April 19, 2018. 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

Department of Energy
Research, Development and Training in Isotope Production
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=302434
Application Deadline: June 15, 2018
The DOE Isotope Program (IP), managed by SC Nuclear Physics (NP), hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for Research and Development (R&D) on novel methods to produce or improve production radioactive or enriched stable isotopes needed for a wide variety of research and applications. The proposed R&D should generate data relevant to isotope production or lead to new and innovative technologies, or improvements to existing technologies to foster enhanced production of isotopes.
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
Research Opportunities in Aeronautics - 2018
https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary!init.do?solId=%7B92A96AE7-DBC9-D850-9DBA-D69E94C2027A%7D&path=open
Research Opportunities in Aeronautics - 2018 solicits foundational and system-level research in support of NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate. Specific research thrusts are outlined in the appendices.

Deadlines vary. See the solicitation for details.
NASA
ROSES 2017: Land-Cover/Land-Use Change
https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?method=init&solId=%7b53BC4764-570A-05A6-0FC1-0FEA93AD036E%7d&path=open&utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=ef6712c15b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_03_06&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-ef6712c15b-212708225
The Land-Cover/Land-Use Change program develops interdisciplinary research combining aspects of physical, social, and economic sciences, with a high level of societal relevance, using remote sensing tools, methods, and data.

Notices of intent to propose are due April 3, 2017. Full proposals are due June 8, 2017.
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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
Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Fund
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/clark-fund.aspx
Application Deadline: June 15, 2018
The Kenneth B. and Mamie P. Clark Fund supports research and demonstration activities that promote the understanding of the relationship between self-identity and academic achievement with an emphasis on children in grade levels K-8. Applicants must be an early-career psychologist (no more than ten years postdoctoral). 
American Psychological Foundation
Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/peterson-homer.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: October 1, 2018
The Lizette Peterson Homer Memorial Injury Research Grant supports student and faculty research into psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents. 
American Psychological Foundation
Steven O. Walfish Grants
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/walfish.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: September 30, 2018
Steven O. Walfish Grants promote and support the next generation of student and early career practitioner psychologists to expand the knowledge base in the practice of psychology. Up to two $2,000 grants are available to graduate students and/or early career psychologists.
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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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