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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. 
Library of Congress
Henry A. Kissinger Program in Foreign Policy and International Relations
http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/fellowships/kissinger.html
Application Deadline: November 1, 2018
The program supports scholars engaging in serious, sustained research leading to a publishable book on subjects involving foreign policy and international affairs. The approach may draw upon biography, history, the social sciences, and the full linguistic, photographic, legal, film and other resources of the Library of Congress. The recipient may be in residence at the John W. Kluge Center for a period of up to 10 months.  
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Agriculture and Rural Development

Farmers Advocating for Organic
Farmers Advocating for Organic Grants
https://www.organicvalley.coop/power-of-we/farmers-advocating-organics/
Application Deadline: September 15, 2018
Farmers Advocating for Organic (FAFO) are offering awards for research, education and advocacy projects that advance FAFO's mission: to protect and promote the organic industry and the livelihood of organic farmers. Within this context, FAFO is currently prioritizing projects that focus on:

Understanding Organic
Projects that result in broader consumer and public understanding of the benefits of organic food and farming

Cultivating CROPP Cooperative Community (internal)
Projects that strengthen CROPP Cooperative by building community amongst and between farmers and employees 
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.
United States - Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund (BARD)
BARD Funding Opportunities
http://www.bard-isus.com
BARD is a competitive funding program for mutually beneficial, mission-oriented, strategic, and applied research of agricultural problems, jointly conducted by American and Israeli scientists. BARD offers workshops and funding opportunities for graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and senior research fellows.

Multiple deadlines apply. See the program website for details.
USDA
AFRI: Foundational and Applied Science Program
https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/agriculture-and-food-research-initiative-foundational-applied-science-program
The AFRI Foundational and Applied Science Program supports grants in six AFRI priority areas to advance knowledge in both fundamental and applied sciences important to agriculture. The six priority areas are: Plant Health and Production and Plant Products; Animal Health and Production and Animal Products; Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health; Bioenergy, Natural Resources, and Environment; Agriculture Systems and Technology; and Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities. Research-only, extension-only, and integrated research, education and/or extension projects are solicited.

Deadline dates vary. See solicitation for details.
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Anticipated Opportunities

CDC
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 Academy in Rome
Rome Prize
http://www.aarome.org/apply/rome-prize/procedure-requirements
The Rome Prize supports innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities. The fellowships include a stipend, room and board, and an individual work space at the American Academy in Rome's 11-acre campus. Recipients are generally invited to Rome for 11 months although there is some variation in length depending on discipline.

The deadline for applications is November 1, 2018, but applications will also be accepted until November 15, 2018, for an additional fee.
American Council of Learned Societies
Henry Luce Foundation/ACLS Program in China Studies
http://www.acls.org/programs/china-studies/
Application Deadline: November 7, 2018
This program seeks to maintain the vitality of China studies in North America through fellowships and grants designed primarily for scholars early in their careers. The program offers three competitions:
  • Predissertation-Summer Travel Grants, for graduate students who wish to conduct preliminary preparations in China prior to beginning basic research for the dissertation;
  • Postdoctoral Fellowships, for scholars who are preparing their Ph.D. dissertation for publication or who are embarking on new research projects; and
  • Collaborative Reading-Workshop Grants, for scholars of different disciplines to investigate texts that constitute essential points of entry to Chinese periods, traditions, communities, or events in contemporary or historical times.
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 9, 2019
These grants are awarded to institutions of higher education to support new teaching positions in Buddhist studies.
Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Inc.
Artist Support Grants
http://demingfund.org/apply-pd-11.php
Application Deadline: January 31, 2019
This program provides artist support grants to individual feminist women for projects that are well underway. The next deadline, January 31, 2019, is for for nonfiction and poetry projects.
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Centers

DOD
Center of Excellence: Assured Autonomy in Contested Environments
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305466
Application Deadline: August 22, 2018
This the primary purpose of this University Center of Excellence is to conduct fundamental research into concepts and approaches in mathematical and computational science towards the design, development and employment of autonomous systems, within the context of a contested (adversarial) environment. White papers are required and due June 27, 2018.
NIH
AIDS Research Center on Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-832.html
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Division of AIDS Research encourages applications for Center Core grants (P30) to support an HIV/AIDS Research Center (ARC). The ARC is intended to provide infrastructural support that facilitates the development of high impact science in HIV/AIDS and mental health that is relevant to the NIMH mission. This FOA intends to support innovative, interdisciplinary research in several areas, including basic, neurological (i.e., neuro-HIV), behavioral and social, integrated biobehavioral, applied, clinical, translational, and implementation science. 

Applications are due September 11, 2018; September 11, 2019; and September 11, 2020
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.
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Conservation and the Environment

Department of the Interior
Candidate Conservation Action Funds
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=306594
Application Deadline: August 27, 2018
Financial assistance is available to secure candidate and other at-risk species information or undertake restoration actions that will help avert federal listing of species. The purpose is to provide a means by which the ecosystems upon which candidate and at-risk species depend may be conserved, to provide a program for the conservation of these species.
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. 
Department of the Interior
White-Nose Syndrome Research Grants
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=303939
Application Deadline: September 30, 2018
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is pleased to announce the availability of research funding in 2018 to investigate issues related directly to the management of white-nose syndrome (WNS).  Funded projects will investigate priority questions about WNS to improve our ability to manage the disease and implement management actions that will help to conserve affected bat species.
Quadratec
Energize The Environment Grant Program
https://www.quadratec.com/page/quadratec-cares-grant-program
Application Deadline: October 30, 2018
Quadratec is offering $3,500 environmental grants to individuals or groups currently pursuing a program or initiative designed to benefit the environment. Some examples of this would be: trail building or restoration projects, park beautification events, litter prevention initiatives, earth study missions, sustainable land management activities community environmental educational projects, or youth educational engagement events
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Defense

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.


DOD
Accelerating Innovation in Military Medicine Research Award
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=308031
Application Deadline: January 2, 2019
This award is intended to support 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. Applications using synthetic or systems biology-based approaches or focused on autonomous healthcare are highly encouraged.

Pre-applications are due September 19, 2018.
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Education and Outreach

Administration for Children and Families
Title V Competitive Sexual Risk Avoidance Education
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=307638
Application Deadline: August 26, 2018
The Administration for Children and Families announces the availability funding for projects to implement sexual risk avoidance education that teaches youth participants how to voluntarily refrain from non-marital sexual activity. The goals of this program are to empower participants to make healthy decisions, and provide tools and resources to prevent pregnancy, STIs, and engagement in other risky behaviors.
Constellation
E^2 Energy to Educate
https://www.constellation.com/community/e2-energy-to-educate.html
Application Deadline: October 1, 2018
Constellation is soliciting proposals for grants that offer students in grades 6-12 and college opportunities to experience problem-solving in relation to today's and tomorrow's energy challenges. Grant funds support projects designed to enhance students' understanding of science and technology, and inspire them to think differently about energy in a way that incorporates one of their three Educate Innovation Themes: 1) Energy in Transportation, 2) Backyard Generation, and 3) Zero Waste.
Department of Education
Education Research
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305415
Application Deadline: August 23, 2018
The Education Research program supports research in the following areas: career and technical education; cognition and student learning; early learning programs and policies; education leadership; education technology; effective teachers and effective teaching; English learners; improving education systems; postsecondary and adult education; reading and writing; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education; social and behavioral context for academic learning; and special topics, which include social studies and foreign language education.
Department of Education
Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Education Interventions
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305419
Application Deadline: March 7, 2019
This program supports applications that address low-cost, short-duration evaluation of education interventions.
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Engineering and Technology

Department of Commerce
Disaster Resilience Research Grants Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=306687
Application Deadline: August 27, 2018
The Disaster Resilience Research Grants Program seeks applications from eligible applicants to conduct research aimed at advancing the principles of resilience in building design and building codes and standards.
Department of Energy
Advanced Wind R&D to Reduce Costs and Environmental Impacts
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=307210
Application Deadline: September 26, 2018
The Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) invests in early-stage applied energy science research, development, and validation activities for United States land-based, offshore and distributed wind power generation, manufacturing, and market barriers to lower wind energy costs, increase capacity, accelerate reliable and safe energy production, and address environmental and human use considerations. Concept papers are due August 15, 2018.
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
High Intensity Thermal Exchange through Materials and Manufacturing Processes
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=308133
The program seeks to to develop new approaches and technologies for the design and manufacture of high temperature, high pressure, and highly compact heat exchangers.

Concept papers are due September 12, 2018.
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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships



https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=9372
American Antiquarian Society
Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/hench.htm
Application Deadline: October 15, 2018
Scholars who are no more than three years beyond receipt of the doctorate are eligible to apply for this year-long residential fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society to revise their dissertation for publication. Any topic relevant to the Society's library collections and programmatic scope (i.e., American history and culture through 1876) is eligible.
American Association of University Women
American Fellowships Short-Term Research Publication Grants
https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/american-fellowships/af-research-publication-grants-application/
Application Deadline: November 1, 2018
The American Fellowships Short-Term Research Publication Grants program provide provide support to women to prepare research manuscripts for publication. Preference will be given to applicants whose work supports the vision of American Association of University Women: to break through educational and economic barriers so that all women have a fair chance.
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.
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Internal Funding

Great Plains IDeA-CTR
Great Plains IDeA-CTR Pilot Grant Program
https://gpctr.unmc.edu/
The goal of this pilot program is to provide support to the most promising and novel clinical and translational research  projects, and help investigators obtain preliminary data necessary for successful investigator-initiated extramural grants. Successful applicants will receive up to $50,000 in direct costs for a one year project, as well as access to resources of the Great Plains IDeA-CTR to support their research efforts.

Letter of support due September 7, 2018. Invited full proposal due November 16, 2018.
Great Plains IDeA-CTR
Great Plains IDeA-CTR Superstar Competition
https://gpctr.unmc.edu/
Application Deadline: September 24, 2018
The goal of this funding opportunity is to raise awareness of CTR by promising scholars who are developing innovative tools and methods for medical research. The winning investigator/team will receive a pilot grant award to catalyze cutting-edge research that may translate to a sustainable product or a larger federal grant. 
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.


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International

Department of State
Fulbright Program in Hong Kong & Macau
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=308007
Application Deadline: August 15, 2018
The U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong & Macau's Public Affairs Section of the Department of state invite proposals from organizations skilled in facilitating and managing academic exchange programs to strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Hong Kong & Macau. All programs must include orientation upon arrival and arrival support for students; a mid-year meeting for current Fulbright students, scholars, and alumni; recruitment and review of Hong Kong and Macau students; and collating materials and overseeing publication of the Fulbright Hong Kong Annual Report.
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.
Fulbright Association
Fulbright International Education Administrator Seminars
https://www.cies.org/program/fulbright-international-education-administrators-seminars
The 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.

Deadline dates vary by country. 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-18-773.html
This announcement encourages collaborative research applications on drug abuse and addiction that (1) take advantage of unusual opportunities that exist outside the United States to access talent, resources, populations, or environmental conditions in other countries that will speed scientific discovery; (2) describe how the research will significantly advance U.S. health sciences; (3) demonstrate specific relevance to the NIDA mission and objectives; and (4) include an investigator from a U.S. institution and a non-U.S. citizen partner living and working in another country.

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 and archives professionals, developing faculty and library leaders, and recruiting and educating the next generation of librarians and archives professionals.

Required preliminary proposals are due September 17, 2018, with invited full proposals due March 20, 2019.
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 enhance the quality of library and archive services nationwide by advancing 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 September 17, 2018, with invited full proposals due March 20, 2019.
National Archives and Records Administration
Access to Historical Records: Archival Projects
http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/archival.html
Application Deadline: October 4, 2018
This program supports projects that ensure online public discovery and use of all types of historical records collections. Projects may preserve and process historical records to: 1) create new online Finding Aids to collections or 2) digitize historical records collections and make them freely available online.
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 17, 2019, with full invited proposals then due July 11, 2019.
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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.
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
NIH Funding Initiative
https://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/funding-opportunities/nih
The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) is considering financial assistance for relevant grant applications that were submitted to the National Institute on Aging or the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and were scored but not funded. Proposals that fall within the ADDF's current funding priorities for drug discovery, clinical trials, biomarkers, and prevention will be considered.

Rolling Deadline
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
Peripheral Biomarkers Program
https://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/funding-opportunities/diagnostics-accelerator?utm_source=ADDF&utm_campaign=2d09ee8441-RFP_2018_7.18&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_cc5f9da121-2d09ee8441-97083121
Diagnostics Accelerator, a partnership of funders dedicated to the development of biomarkers to diagnose Alzheimer's disease, is soliciting projects to develop biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias accessible from the periphery. Proposals addressing a range of potential clinical uses are of interest, especially tests for early screening and diagnosis, clinical trial enrichment, quantification of patient responses to therapeutics, or prediction of conversion from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease.

Letter of intent due September 14, 2018. Invited full proposal due November 16, 2018.
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Limited Submission Competitions

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
Machine Learning for Geothermal Energy
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/default.aspx#FoaIdbf185673-cdec-49cd-aabe-b152fd31e2d5
Application Deadline: November 1, 2018
DOE's Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) seeks to develop new analytical tools for finding and developing geothermal resources. GTO is providing funding in two areas: Topic 1: Machine Learning for Geothermal Exploration; and Topic 2: Advanced Analytics for Efficiency and Automation in Geothermal Operations. Concept Papers are required and due August 23, 2018.

Applicants may only submit up to two Concept Papers and one Full Application for each topic area of this FOA.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by July 30, 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).

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Building Bridges Grants Program
http://www.ddcf.org/what-we-fund/building-bridges/goals-and-strategies/building-bridges-2018-19-grants-program/
This program will support planning and implementation of projects that engage U.S.-based Muslim and non-Muslim populations in arts- and media-based experiences designed to advance relationships and understanding for mutual well-being. Required letters of interest are due August 23, 2018, with invited full proposals due January 4, 2019.

Organizations may submit (and be associated with) only one application.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by July 30, 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).

Japan Foundation
Performing Arts Japan
http://www.jfny.org/arts_and_culture/paj.html
Application Deadline: October 31, 2018
This program is designed to provide financial assistance for non-profit organizations that aim to introduce Japanese performing arts to local audiences.

Organizations may submit only one application.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by August 27, 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

DOE
FY 2018 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program Department of Energy - Office of Science
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305601
The Department of Energy (DOE)'s Office of Science (SC) 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.
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 Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Focus Grants for Suicide Prevention
https://afsp.org/our-work/research/grant-information/the-focus-grants/#section2
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is now accepting letters of intent for its 2018 Focus grants. Focus Grants award funding to three specific areas of emphasis that include the Short-Term Risk Program, which addresses high-yield proposals that focus on short-term risk; the Reaching 20% by 2025 Program, which addresses biological, psychological, social, and/or environmental pathways and interventions to prevent suicide; and the Blue Sky Research Grant, which addresses and significant and impact research that goes beyond the scope of other grants.

Letters of intent are due August 1, 2018. Invited applications are due December 7, 2018.
American Psychological Foundation
Barlow Grant for Basic and Clinical Research on Anxiety and Anxiety Related Disorders
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/barlow.aspx
Application Deadline: September 15, 2018
The David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant supports innovative basic and clinical research on anxiety and anxiety related disorders conducted by graduate students and early career researchers.
American Psychological Foundation
Bruce and Jane Walsh Grant in Memory of John Holland
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/walsh.aspx
Application Deadline: September 15, 2018
The Bruce and Jane Walsh Grant in Memory of John Holland supports scientific, scholarly or applied research and/or educational activities investigating how personality, culture and environment influence work behavior and health (mental and physical).
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. 
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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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