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Miscellaneous

American Society of Interior Designers Foundation
Transform Interior Design Research Grant Program
https://asidfoundation.secure-platform.com/a/organizations/main/home?utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=ed3bd5b845-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_05_30_10_12&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-ed3bd5b845-212708225
Application Deadline: June 27, 2018
This program provides essential funding to address critical gaps in industry knowledge, advance design understanding, and transform the practice of interior design for the benefit of everyone.
Beckman Foundation
Beckman Young Investigators Program
http://www.beckman-foundation.org/programs/beckman-young-investigators-program-information?utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=803a2deeec-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_06_12_10_22&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-803a2deeec-212708225
Application Deadline: August 6, 2018
The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation invites letters of intent for its 2018 Beckman Young Investigator Grant Program in the Chemical and Life Sciences - a grant program to provide research support to the most promising young faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers in the chemical and life sciences, particularly to foster the invention of methods, instruments and materials that will open up new avenues of research in science.
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.

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Agriculture and Rural Development

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

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
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.
USDA
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Sustainable Agricultural Systems
https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/afri-sustainable-agricultural-systems-competitive-grants-program
Application Deadline: October 10, 2018
Applications must focus on approaches that promote transformational changes in the U.S. food and agriculture system within the next 25 years. NIFA seeks creative and visionary applications that take a systems approach, and that will significantly improve the supply of abundant, affordable, safe, nutritious, and accessible food, while providing sustainable opportunities for expansion of the bioeconomy through novel animal, crop, and forest products and supporting technologies. These approaches must demonstrate current and future social, behavioral, economic, health, and environmental impacts. Additionally, the outcomes of the work being proposed must result in societal benefits, including promotion of rural prosperity and enhancement of quality of life for those involved in food and agricultural value chains from production to utilization and consumption.

Letters of intent are due July 27, 2018.
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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.
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
College Art Association
Terra Foundation for American Art International Publication Grant
http://www.collegeart.org/programs/publishing-grants/terra-foundation
This program supports book-length scholarly manuscripts in the history of American art, visual studies, and related subjects. Required letters of intent are due September 14, 2018, with invited full proposals due December 10, 2018.
Hagley Center for the History of Business, Technology and Society
Exploratory Research Grants and Henry Belin du Pont Research Grants
http://www.hagley.org/library-grants
These grants support study and research at the Hagley Museaum and Library, which focuses on the unfolding history of American business, technology, and innovation and its impact on the world. Exploratory Research Grants support one-week visits by scholars who need the opportunity to explore the collections on-site to determine if a Henry Belin du Pont Research Grant application is warranted, which enable scholars to pursue advanced research in Hagley's collections for periods of up to eight weeks.

Applications are due June 30, October 31, or March 31.
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Centers

Administration for Children and Families
Center for Research on Hispanic Children and Families
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=301007&utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=b45bb901b8-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_06_05_09_07&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-b45bb901b8-212708225
Application Deadline: July 11, 2018
The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is considering soliciting applications for a Center for Research on Hispanic Children and Families, to lead and support investigation of the needs of Hispanic populations served by ACF and promising approaches to promote social and economic well-being among low-income Hispanic families. This research center would ideally bring together a diverse, interdisciplinary team of academic and organizational partners to provide leadership in culturally competent research that can inform policies concerning low-income Hispanic families and to foster significant scholarship regarding the needs and experiences of the diverse Hispanic populations throughout the nation.
Administration for Children and Families
Marriage Strengthening Research and Dissemination Center
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=300304&utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=b45bb901b8-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_06_05_09_07&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-b45bb901b8-212708225
Application Deadline: July 11, 2018
The Administration for Children and Families is soliciting applications for the establishment of a Marriage Strengthening Research and Dissemination Center. The grantee will oversee a 60-month plan that aims to form a nexus between basic and applied research and evaluation on marriage and families in the United States and programmatic approaches to supporting healthy marriages and families, especially approaches fundable by the federal Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education program.
Department of Education
Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305214
Application Deadline: July 2, 2018
The purpose of the Center is to provide technical assistance to support states and districts in the implementation of social and emotional learning evidence-based programs and practices. 
Department of Education
Education Research and Development Centers
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305416
Application Deadline: August 9, 2018
The Education Research and Development Centers competition funds research on (1) improving rural education and (2) writing in secondary schools.
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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. 
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.
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
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
Advanced Cyber, Signals Intelligence, and Personal Communications Collection and Exploitation Program
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=cda182c137d3f4b38d6292181cf54d5d&tab=core&_cview=1
This program seeks various scientific studies and experiments to further increase knowledge and understanding of the broad range of capabilities required to: research and develop advanced cyber and signals intelligence communications collection techniques, and support and develop systems that perform these operations. 

Required concept papers will be accepted on a rolling basis until September 28, 2018. Full proposals will be accepted after invitation only.
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Education and Outreach

CDC
High Obesity Program
https://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpao/state-local-programs/fundingopp/2018/hop-1809.html
Application Deadline: July 9, 2018
This five-year program provides resources for land grant universities to leverage community extension services to implement evidence-based strategies that increase access to places that provide healthier foods and safe and accessible places for physical activity in counties with an adult obesity rate of over 40%.
CDC
Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=304353
Application Deadline: July 16, 2018
REACH is a five-year initiative is to improve health, prevent chronic diseases, and reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic populations with the highest risk or burden of chronic disease.
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
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Partnership Grants
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305992
Application Deadline: July 13, 2018
The GEAR UP program is a discretionary grant program that encourages eligible entities to provide support and maintain a commitment to eligible low-income students, including students with disabilities, to assist the students in obtaining a secondary school diploma (or its recognized equivalent) and to prepare for and succeed in postsecondary education. 
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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
BioEnergy Engineering for Products Synthesis
https://www.energy.gov/eere/bioenergy/bioenergy-engineering-products-synthesis
The goal for BioEnergy Engineering for Products Synthesis is to develop highly efficient conversion processes for improving the affordability of fuels and products from biomass and waste streams. Letters of intent are due by May 30, 2018.  Full applications are due by June 27, 2018.
Department of Energy
Efficient Carbon Utilization in Algal Systems
https://www.energy.gov/eere/bioenergy/efficient-carbon-utilization-algal-systems
To improve the cost-competitiveness of algae-based fuels and products, this FOA will support research on improving carbon utilization efficiencies to increase productivity and reduce costs, as well as research direct air capture technologies. Letters of intent are due by May 30, 2018.  Full applications are due by June 27, 2018.
Department of Energy
Process Development for Advanced Biofuels and Biopower
https://www.energy.gov/eere/bioenergy/process-development-advanced-biofuels-and-biopower
This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) seeks projects to address systems engineering challenges related to the development and integration of processes to produce renewable drop-in biofuels, bioproducts and biopower from domestic biomass feedstocks and waste resources. Letters of intent are due by May 30, 2018.  Full applications are due by June 27, 2018.
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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships



https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=9372
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.
American Psychiatric Association
Kempf Fund Award for Research Development in Psychobiological Psychiatry
https://www.psychiatry.org/psychiatrists/awards-leadership-opportunities/awards/kempf-fund-award
Application Deadline: August 15, 2018
This annual award recognizes a senior researcher who has made a significant contribution to research on the causes and treatment of schizophrenia as both a researcher and a mentor. A $1,500 award will be made to the senior researcher, while $20,000 will support the career development of a young research psychiatrist working in a mentor-trainee relationship with the award winner on further research in the field.
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Internal Funding

COBRE: Nebraska Center for Nanomedicine
Nanomedicine COBRE Pilot Project Grants
https://www.unmc.edu/vcr/funding/NCN-RFA-2018.pdf
Application Deadline: August 1, 2018
The Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) Nebraska Center for Nanomedicine (NCN) invites investigators at the University of Nebraska to submit an application for pilot research projects consistent with the research objective of this Center. The principal intent of the announced Pilot Project Program is to provide support to the most promising and novel nanomedicine-related research projects and help investigators obtain preliminary data necessary for successful grant applications to external agencies.  
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.

International

Department of Education
Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305217
Application Deadline: July 2, 2018
The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship Program provides opportunities to doctoral candidates to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies. The program is designed to contribute to the development and improvement of the study of modern foreign languages and area studies in the United States.
Department of Education
Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305215
Application Deadline: July 5, 2018
The purpose of the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad program is to promote, improve, and develop modern foreign languages and area studies at varying levels of education. The program provides opportunities for faculty, teachers, and undergraduate and graduate students to conduct individual and group projects overseas to carry out research and study in the fields of modern foreign languages and area studies.
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
Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
https://www.cies.org/program/core-fulbright-us-scholar-program
Application Deadline: August 1, 2018
The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers nearly 470 teaching, research or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries. Opportunities are available for college and university faculty and administrators as well as for professionals, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, independent scholars and many others.
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Journalism and Media

USAID
Investigative Journalism
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=304719
Application Deadline: June 29, 2018
The purpose of this program is to deter, in targeted Mexican states and municipalities, corruption and support transparency by improving journalists' ability to investigate issues related to corruption.

Law, Justice, and Human Rights

National Institute of Justice
Research and Evaluation on Promising Reentry Initiatives
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=302736
Application Deadline: August 6, 2018
With this solicitation, NIJ seeks to build knowledge on best practices in offender reentry. Specifically, NIJ requests proposals for rigorous research to examine reentry initiatives for adult or juvenile offenders that incorporate promising practices, strategies, or programs.
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

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
Public Engagement with Historical Records
http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/engagement.html
Application Deadline: October 4, 2018
This program supports projects that encourage public engagement with historical records, including the development of new tools that enable people to engage online. The program is looking for projects that create models and technologies that other institutions can freely adopt.

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.

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
Accelerating Drug Discovery for Frontotemporal Degeneration
https://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/funding-opportunities/accelerating-drug-discovery-for-ftd
The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation and The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration seek to accelerate and support innovative small molecule and biologic (antibodies, oligonucleotides, peptides, gene therapy) drug discovery programs for frontotemporal degeneration through this request for proposals.

Letter of intent due July 13, 2018. Invited proposals due August 10, 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).

Japan Foundation
Japan Foundation New York (JFNY) Grant for Arts and Culture
http://www.jfny.org/arts_and_culture/smallgrant.html
This grant aims to support projects that will further understanding of Japanese arts and culture. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

Only one application per fiscal year 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 July 24, 2017. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/limited-submissions-funding-programs/ or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

NEA
2020 NEA Jazz Masters Tribute Concert and Ancillary Events
https://www.arts.gov/program-solicitation-2020-nea-jazz-masters-tribute-concert-and-ancillary-events
Application Deadline: August 15, 2018
NEA is seeking an organization to produce and coordinate a free, public Tribute Concert and ancillary events honoring the 2020 NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship awardees.

An organization may submit only one proposal under this program solicitation.

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

NEA
Art Works
http://arts.gov/grants-organizations/art-works/grant-program-description
This program supports public engagement with, and access to, various forms of excellent art, the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, learning in the arts at all stages of life, and the integration of the arts into the fabric of community life.

Applications require two subsequent submissions to Grants.gov and then to NEA, and the deadlines for the first submission - the Grants.gov submission - are February 15, 2018 or July 12, 2018 depending on the artistic discipline and/or type of project for which an organization seeks support.  

In most situations, an organization may submit only one application to either the Art Works program or the Challenge America program.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by January 4, 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 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. 
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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