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Miscellaneous


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
NIOSH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (U13)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=256754

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

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.

Department of Commerce
FY 2016 - FY 2019 EDA Planning Program and Local Technical Assistance Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280447
With this program, the Economic Development Administration announces general policies and application procedures for grant-based investments under the Planning and Local Technical Assistance programs.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the publication of a new planning federal funding opportunity.
Department of Commerce
Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=279842

This program is soliciting proposals from applicants in rural and urban areas that are designed to leverage existing regional assets and support the implementation of economic development strategies that advance new ideas and creative approaches to promote economic prosperity in distressed communities. 

Proposals and applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the publication of a new Economic Development Assistance Program federal funding opportunity announcement.

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


USDA
Alfalfa and Forage Research Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=281267
Application Deadline: 04/13/2016This program supports integrated, collaborative research and technology transfer to improve the efficiency and sustainability of conventional and organic forage production systems. 
USDA
Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=279885
Application Deadline: 04/15/2016The purpose of this program is to support the generation of new information that will assist federal regulatory agencies in making science-based decisions about the effects of introducing into the environment genetically engineered organisms (GE), including plants, microorganisms (including fungi, bacteria, and viruses), arthropods, fish, birds, mammals and other animals excluding humans. Investigations of effects on both managed and natural environments are relevant. 

Letters of intent are due February 12, 2106.
USDA
FY16 Farm Business Management and Benchmarking Competitive Grants Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=281273
Application Deadline: 04/11/2016This program provides funds to (1) improve the farm management knowledge and skills of agricultural producers and (2) establish and maintain a national, publicly available farm financial management database to support improved farm management.
USDA
National Institute of Food and Agriculture International Wheat Yield Partnership Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280421
Application Deadline: 05/03/2016NIFA aims to support the G20 nations' Wheat Initiative which is committed to coordinate wheat research in the areas of genetics, genomics, physiology, breeding and agronomy internationally. NIFA in coordination with the International Wheat Yield Partnership, requests applications to seek breakthroughs for cereal breeding using new technologies and also discoveries that lead to significantly greater grain size, grain set and grain filling duration following embryo formation, in diverse environments, without compromising grain protein concentration in Triticeae species.

The due date for letters of intent is March 1.
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Arts and Humanities


American Music Therapy Association
Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award
http://www.musictherapy.org/research/fultz/
Application Deadline: 05/06/2016This award program is designed to encourage, promote, and fund music therapy research and the exploration of new and innovative music therapy treatments. To be eligible, the project's primary investigator must be an American Music Therapy Association member in good standing.
American Philosophical Society
Phillips Fund for Native American Research
https://amphilsoc.org/grants/phillips?elq=f2e97c4eab864a188267d5f4fc823013&elqCampaignId=2310&elqaid=7671&elqat=1&elqTrackId=148b207e75d84e0caaa11a76446fefd0
Application Deadline: 03/01/2016These grants support research in Native American linguistics, ethnohistory, and the history of studies of Native Americans in the continental United States and Canada.
ArtPlace America
National Creative Placemaking Fund
http://www.artplaceamerica.org/our-work/national-creative-placemaking-fund/introduction
The National Creative Placemaking Fund invests in planning and development projects where arts and culture play a central role.  ArtPlace actively seeks to build a portfolio of funded projects that is a microcosm of the varied creative placemaking strategies used across the United States through this program.

Those wishing to apply must register on the ArtPlace America website by February 16, 2016; the deadline for applications is March 2, 2016.
Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Inc.
Artist Support Grants
http://demingfund.org/apply-pd-11.php
This program provides artist support grants to individual feminist women for projects that are well underway. The deadline for visual art, fiction, and mixed genre projects is December 31, 2015, and the the deadline for nonfiction and poetry projects is June 30, 2016.
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Conservation and the Environment


Department of Commerce
FY2016 to FY2017 NOAA Broad Agency Announcement (BAA)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280752
Application Deadline: 09/30/2017The purpose of this program is to request applications for special projects and programs associated with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s strategic plan and mission goals. Awards are intended as a mechanism to encourage research, education and outreach, innovative projects, or sponsorships that are not addressed through NOAA's competitive discretionary programs.
Department of Commerce
Next Round of Research to Operations Initiative: NGGPS and HFIP
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280274
The purpose of the Research to Operations Initiative is to expand and accelerate critical weather forecasting research to operations to address growing service demands and increase the accuracy of weather forecasts. The program is soliciting proposals for projects that (1) support development of the Next Generation Global Prediction System (NGGPS) at global and regional scales, and (2) support the Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project initiative.  

Letters of intent (required) are due January 19, 2016.
Department of Commerce
Next Round of Research to Operations Initiative: NOAA Testbeds
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280275
The Research to Operations Initiative is soliciting proposals for projects involving applied science, modeling, and/or data assimilation that supports development of effective assimilation for environmental observations at global and regional scales, and hurricane and other high-impact weather forecast models that meet societal requirements to effectively mitigate economic disruption. Applicants for this opportunity must work in partnership with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration testbeds and proving grounds.
 
Letters of intent (required) are due January 19, 2016.
Department of Energy
Climate Model Development and Validation
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=281366
Application Deadline: 03/25/2016

This program represents a new effort to improve climate model architecture, software, and computational design to prepare for exascale computing, to develop scale-aware physics for climate systems, and to enhance methods for model validation. 

Each team project will be led by a Department of Energy (DOE) laboratory, but should include university and/or non-DOE laboratory scientists as co-investigators and collaborators.

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Education and Outreach


American Society for Cell Biology
Mentoring in Active Learning and Teaching
http://www.ascb.org/mentoring-in-active-learning-and-teaching-malt/
The American Society for Cell Biology will award grants of up to $2,000 to individual undergraduate biology educators to visit, observe, and work with mentors skilled in active learning and evidence-based teaching strategies that align with the society's principles. This immersion/mentoring experience is intended to provide clarity and practical interactive opportunities for Fellows so they can analyze particular elements of teaching protocols; ask timely, pointed questions about how to activate them in their own classrooms and disciplines; and immediately put their new skills into practice.

The application deadlines are January 11, 2016 and July 11, 2016.
Department of Commerce
NIST Standards Services Curricula Development (SSCD) Cooperative Agreement Program
http://gsi.nist.gov/global/docs/Education%20Grants/2016FFO.pdf
Application Deadline: 04/05/2016The NIST SSCD Cooperative Agreement Program provides financial assistance to support curriculum development for the undergraduate and/or graduate level. These cooperative agreements support the integration of standards and standardization information and content into seminars, courses, and learning resources for U.S. colleges and universities.
Department of Education
Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities: Captioned and Described Educational Media
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280702
Application Deadline: 02/22/2016The purposes of the Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities Program are to: 1) improve results for students with disabilities by promoting the development, demonstration, and use of technology; 2) support educational activities designed to be of educational value in the classroom for students with disabilities; 3) provide support for captioning and video description that is appropriate for use in the classroom; and 4) provide accessible educational materials to students with disabilities in a timely manner. 
Department of Education
Office of Elementary and Secondary Education: College Assistance Migrant Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280845
Application Deadline: 03/07/2016The purpose of the College Assistance Migrant Program is to provide academic and financial support to help migrant and seasonal farmworkers and members of their immediate family complete their first year of college and continue in postsecondary education. 
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Engineering and Technology


Department of Commerce
Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs
http://www.nist.gov/director/upload/20150604-FY15-MSE-FFO.pdf

The Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) Grant Program provides financial assistance to support the conduct of research or a recipient's portion of collaborative research in the following fields: materials science and engineering, materials measurement science, biosystems and biomaterials, biomolecular measurements, chemical sciences, and applied chemicals and materials.

With the exception of the Fire Research Grant Program, applications will be considered on a continuing/rolling basis. 

Department of Energy
Advancements in Algal Biomass Yield, Phase 2
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/default.aspx#FoaIdb49740e6-6066-4e92-892e-670b9d43b838

Under this Funding Opportunity Announcement, the Algal Systems Program of the Bioenergy Technologies Office seeks projects that will develop technologies that are likely to succeed in producing 3,700 gallons of algal biofuel intermediate (or equivalent dry weight basis) per acre per year on an annualized average basis through multiple batch campaigns or on a semi-continuous or continuous basis, in an outdoor test environment by 2020. 

Concept papers (required) are due February 12, 2016.

Department of Energy
Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Vehicle Technologies Program Wide Funding Opportunity Announcement
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/?utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=b35c0b5db4-FS_1_26_161_26_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-b35c0b5db4-212708225#FoaId94c51239-4c8a-488f-8408-c81caa2c0469

This Funding Opportunity Announcement supports a broad portfolio of advanced highway transportation technologies that reduce petroleum consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, while meeting or exceeding vehicle performance and cost expectations. Projects will focus on reducing the cost and improving the performance of a mix of near- and long-term vehicle technologies.

Concept papers (required) are due February 18, 2016.

Department of Energy
Industry Partnerships for Cybersecurity of Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) Research, Development and Demonstration for the Energy Sector
https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=7817
Application Deadline: 03/22/2016

The Department of Energy is seeking applications under this Funding Opportunity Announcement to conduct research, development, and demonstrations (RD&D). This RD&D will lead to next-generation tools and technologies that will become widely adopted to enhance and accelerate deployment of cybersecurity capabilities for the U.S. energy infrastructure, including cyber secure integration of smart grid technologies.

For a copy of this solicitation, please contact Tiffany Lee at tlee9@unl.edu.

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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships


Administration for Community Living
Switzer Research Fellowships Program
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280971
Application Deadline: 03/14/2016The purpose of the Research Fellowships Program is to build research capacity by providing support to highly qualified individuals, including those who are individuals with disabilities, to conduct research on the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities. Fellows must conduct original research in an area authorized by section 204 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. Section 204 authorizes research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, the purposes of which are to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities, and to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Act.
American Council of Learned Societies
ACLS Public Fellows Competition for Recent PhDs
http://www.acls.org/programs/publicfellowscomp/
Application Deadline: 03/24/2016This program will place recent PhDs from the humanities and humanistic social sciences in two-year staff positions at partnering organizations in government and the nonprofit sector. Fellows will participate in the substantive work of these organizations and receive professional mentoring.
American Philosophical Society
Library Resident Research Fellowship
https://amphilsoc.org/grants/resident?elq=f2e97c4eab864a188267d5f4fc823013&elqCampaignId=2310&elqaid=7671&elqat=1&elqTrackId=10eb99f0261242cd95115b5086010ead
Application Deadline: 03/01/2016The American Philosophical Society Library offers short-term residential fellowships for conducting research in its collections. The society is a leading international center for research in the history of American science and technology and its European roots, as well as early American history and culture. The fellowships are open to holders of a Ph.D. or its equivalent, Ph.D. candidates who have passed their preliminary examinations, and degreed independent scholars.
Boston Athenaeum
Short-term Fellowships
http://www.bostonathenaeum.org/node/42

Multiple submission deadlines apply. See website for details.

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Funding Opportunities Internal to UNL


Office of Research and Economic Development
Pathway to Interdisciplinary Research Centers Phase I: Planning Grants
https://nugrant.unl.edu/era/application/applicationPrepPage.php?WorkflowReturnToURL=/system/home&PreselectCompetitionID=135
Application Deadline: 03/04/2016The Pathway to Interdisciplinary Research Centers program is designed to foster or support interdisciplinary research teams at UNL and enhance their competitiveness for large-scale or center grants. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review and include references to recent reports from the National Academy of Sciences or federal agencies to become familiar with national priorities and critical societal issues.

Awards will be made up to $10,000 for one year (maximum award duration). Up to 10 awards per year are expected. 
Office of Research and Economic Development
Revision Awards
http://research.unl.edu/internal-funding-opportunities/
The Revision Awards program is designed to enhance the competitiveness of faculty revising and resubmitting grant proposals by providing developmental and/or financial support to help improve highly meritorious, but previously unfunded federal funding proposals that are eligible for resubmission. Revision Awards will provide dedicated technical and research administration assistance and, in cases where additional data collection or prior work is critical, financial resources to support further preliminary study.

Applications for Revision Awards are accepted on a rolling basis.
Research Council
Research Council Distinguished Lecturer
https://nugrant.unl.edu/era/application/applicationPrepPage.php?WorkflowReturnToURL=/system/home&PreselectCompetitionID=133
Application Deadline: 03/11/2016The Research Council supports distinguished invited scholars who appeal to and interact with a large interdisciplinary segment of the university community. The speaker must be distinguished in his or her field. The stature of the speaker will be judged by his/her academic rank and institution, the number and significance of the speakers scholarly publications (books, journal articles and abstracts of meeting presentations) or, artistic works/productions, honors or honorary degrees, volumes, books or journals edited, research grants and contracts secured.


Research Council
Research Council Symposia
https://nugrant.unl.edu/era/application/applicationPrepPage.php?WorkflowReturnToURL=/system/home&PreselectCompetitionID=134
Application Deadline: 03/11/2016The Research Council supports outstanding invited scholars who will give symposia or colloquia that should be of interest to a large interdisciplinary segment of the university community. The program must include at least one lecture that is open, free-of-charge and advertised to the entire University community. Funds may be used to pay for, but is not limited to these expenses for the scholar/symposia: travel and/or local expenses, an honorarium. 
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Interdisciplinary Centers


DOD
U.S. Army Armaments Research, Development and Engineering Centers (ARDEC) Benet Laboratories (BL)
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=3a38e9bcd7f43c890a011301ff30d898&tab=core&_cview=0
Application Deadline: 07/31/2016
NIH
Centers for AIDS Research and Developmental Centers for AIDS Research (P30)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-041.html

Application dates are July 28, 2014; July 28, 2015; and July 28, 2016.

NIH
Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (RM1)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-195.html

The Centers of Excellence in Genomic Sciences (CEGS) program establishes academic centers for advanced genome research. Each CEGS grant will support a multi-investigator, interdisciplinary team addressing a critical issue in genomic science or genomic medicine, proposing a solution that would be a very substantial advance.

Applications are due July 2, 2014; May 20, 2015; and May 20, 2016.

NIH
NIDA Research Center of Excellence Grant Program (P50)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-009.html
This announcement will provide support for research centers that (1) conduct drug abuse and addiction research in any area of NIDA's mission; (2) have outstanding innovative science; (3) are multidisciplinary, thematically integrated, synergistic; and (4) serve as national resource(s) to provide educational and outreach activities to drug abuse research communities, educational organizations, the general public, and policy makers in the NIDA research fields. It is expected that a center will transform knowledge in the sciences it is studying. 

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
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International


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

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

Standard application deadlines apply. See solicitation for details.

NIH
Planning for Regional Centers of Research Excellence in Non-communicable Diseases in Low and Middle Income Countries (P20)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-15-007.html
The goal of this announcement is to facilitate the planning, designing, and initial research focus of Regional Centers of Research Excellence (RCRE) for non-communicable disease, including cancer, in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). Activities will be implemented through collaborative partnerships between investigators from institutions in high-income countries (HICs) or upper- middle-income countries (UMICs) and investigators, research administrators, and other stakeholders from LMICs. The planning efforts must demonstrate an understanding of the region's research capabilities and a commitment to enhance these capabilities with a focus on basic, translational, clinical, and population science research for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Research activities undertaken through this initiative should demonstrate that the collaborators can work together to answer NCD questions that are relevant, timely, and important to the concerned region. 

Applications are due December 10, 2015 and August 23, 2016.
NIH
Turkey-US Collaborative Program for Affordable Medical Technologies (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-15-276.html

This announcement invites applications from research partnerships formed between scientists from U.S. and Turkey to accelerate the development of appropriate affordable diagnostic and therapeutic technologies, which address medical needs in low-middle resource settings. Appropriate medical technologies are those that are useable, cost effective, sustainable, and effective in meeting a significant clinical need in a lower-middle resource setting in different world regions.

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.

NIH
U.S.-China Program for Biomedical Collaborative Research (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-16-006.html
Application Deadline: 03/17/2016The purpose of this program is to stimulate collaborative basic, translational, and clinical research between U.S.-based researchers and Chinese researchers in the areas of allergy, immunology, and infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS and its co-morbidities and co-infections, mental health, and selected neurological disorders.
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Journalism and Media


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

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

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

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

Law, Justice, and Human Rights


Department of Justice
Developing Improved Means to Collect Digital Evidence
http://nij.gov/funding/Documents/solicitations/NIJ-2016-8976.pdf
Application Deadline: 04/14/2016With this solicitation, the National Institute of Justice seeks proposals for funding to conduct research and technology development leading to the introduction into practice of new and innovative tools to (1) process large-scale computer networks for digital evidence in a forensically sound manner that preserves the probative value of the evidence that the computer network may contain, (2) process mobile devices voluntarily surrendered to law enforcement by witnesses or victims of an alleged crime, or (3) automatically detect children in pornographic videos of varying quality.
Department of Justice
NIJ Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime FY 2016
http://nij.gov/funding/Documents/solicitations/NIJ-2016-9090.pdf
Application Deadline: 04/20/2016The National Institute of Justice will be seeking proposals for research on criminal justice tools, protocols, and policies concerning drug trafficking, markets and use, and the effects of drug legalization and decriminalization on law enforcement applicable to state, tribal, and local jurisdictions. Priorities may include: drug intelligence and community surveillance, and criminal investigation and prosecution.
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.
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Libraries and Museums


Institute of Museum and Library Services
Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program
http://www.imls.gov/applicants/detail.aspx?GrantId=9
This program supports professional development, graduate education, and continuing education to help libraries and archives develop the human capital capacity they need to meet the changing learning and information needs of the American public.

Required preliminary proposals are due February 2, 2016.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
National Leadership Grants for Libraries
https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/national-leadership-grants-libraries?GrantId=14
This program supports projects that address challenges faced by the library and archive fields and that have the potential to advance practice in those fields. Successful proposals will generate results such as new tools, research findings, models, services, practices, or alliances that can be widely used, adapted, scaled, or replicated to extend the benefits of federal investment.

Required preliminary proposals are due February 2, 2016.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Sparks! Ignition Grants for Libraries
https://www.imls.gov/nofo/sparks-ignition-grants-libraries-fy16-notice-funding-opportunity
Application Deadline: 02/15/2016The deadline for this program, previously February 1, 2016, has been extended to February 15, 2016.

These grants encourage libraries and archives to prototype and evaluate specific innovations in the ways they operate and the services they provide resulting in new tools, products, services, or organizational practices.
Library Leadership and Management Assocation (LLAMA)
LLAMA John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award
http://www.ala.org/llama/awards/johncottondana
Application Deadline: 02/28/2016The John Cotton Dana Award, sponsored by EBSCO Information Services and the H.W. Wilson Foundation, honors outstanding library public relations. Winners of the award receive a $10,000 cash award.
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Life Sciences


A-T Children's Project
A-T Children's Project Research Grants
https://www.communityatcp.org/GrantGuidelines?utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=e2d3b1ddfe-FS_8_18_158_18_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-e2d3b1ddfe-212708225
Application Deadline: 03/01/2016The A-T Children's Project strives to assist respected scientists around the world in developing a clearer understanding of ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T), with the goal of finding a timely cure or life-improving treatments for this serious disease.The Project provides competitive grant awards for basic and translational research grants related to A-T. One- and two-year projects are funded up to a maximum total direct cost of $75,000 per year. 
ABMRF/The Foundation for Alcohol Research
Research Projects
http://www.abmrf.org/appyling_grant
Application Deadline: 02/15/2016The AMBRF/Foundation for Alcohol Research invites applications for grants in support of research on the effects of alcohol consumption on health and behavior. Examples of research topics include factors influencing underage drinking, mechanisms of alcohol-related organ injury, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, and effects of alcohol on general health. Areas of particular interest include studies on how particular patterns of consumption (quantity of alcohol consumed, types of alcoholic beverages consumed, frequency of consumption, and context) are related to health and behavioral outcomes and interdisciplinary, bioinformatics, and other approaches to genetic and environmental factors that influence the patterns of consumption of alcoholic beverages and related consequences.
Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
Advances in Patient Safety through Simulation Research (R18)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-004.html

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

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

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

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details. 

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Limited Submission Competitions


Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program
http://www.dreyfus.org/awards/camille_dreyfus_teacher_award.shtml
Application Deadline: 02/10/2016The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers. Criteria for selection include an independent body of scholarship attained in the early years of their appointment and a demonstrated commitment to education. The program provides an unrestricted research grant of $75,000.

Institutions may submit only one Camille Dreyfus nomination annually. Renominations are accepted.
Department of Commerce
Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program
http://www.nist.gov/surfgaithersburg/upload/2016-Approved-SURF-Federal-Funding-Opportunity2.pdf
Application Deadline: 02/12/2016This program will (1) provide research opportunities for undergraduate students to work with National Institute of Standards and Technology scientists and engineers in order to gain exposure to cutting-edge research, and (2) promote the pursuit of graduate degrees in science and engineering. Eight undergraduate students may be nominated to participate in the Boulder, Colorado program. There is no limit on the number of students that may be nominated to participate in the Gaithersburg, Maryland program.
Department of Justice
Postconviction Testing of DNA Evidence to Exonerate the Innocent
http://nij.gov/funding/Documents/solicitations/NIJ-2016-8998.pdf
Application Deadline: 04/07/2016The National Institute of Justice seeks proposals for funding to assist in defraying the costs associated with postconviction DNA testing in cases of violent felony offenses (as defined by State law) in which actual innocence might be demonstrated. Funds may be used to identify and review such postconviction cases and to locate and analyze associated biological evidence.

Dr. Scholl Foundation
Annual Grant
http://www.drschollfoundation.com/preferences.html
Application Deadline: 03/01/2016The Dr. Scholl Foundation is dedicated to providing financial assistance to organizations committed to improving our world. Applications for grants are considered in the following areas: Education, Social Service, Healthcare, Civic and Cultural, and Environmental.

Only one application will be accepted from an organization or institution per grant year.
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Mathematics and Physical Sciences


Department of Commerce
Precision Measurement Grant Program (PMGP)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=280785
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is soliciting applications from eligible applicants to support significant research in the field of fundamental measurement or the determination of fundamental constants. There is some latitude in research topics that will be considered under the PMGP, so long as the proposed project is consistent with NIST's ongoing work in the field of basic measurement science.

Abbreviated applications (required) are due February 2, 2016.
Department of Energy
FY 2016 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program
http://science.energy.gov/~/media/grants/pdf/foas/2016/SC_FOA_0001414.pdf

This program supports the Office of Science of the Department of Energy's continuing interest in receiving grant applications for the support of work in the following program areas: Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Basic Energy Sciences, Biological and Environmental Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics, and Nuclear Physics.

This opportunity remains open until September 30, 2016. Applications may be submitted any time during this period.

NASA
Hubble Space Telescope Call for Proposals for Cycle 24
http://www.stsci.edu/hst/proposing/docs/cycle24announce
Application Deadline: 07/21/2016NASA and The Space Telescope Science Institute announce the Cycle 24 Call for Proposals for Hubble Space Telescope Observations and funding for Archival Research and Theoretical Research programs. NASA anticipates allocating up to 3,400 orbits in this cycle, including 1,800 orbits for Small Programs, 650 orbits for Medium Programs, and 1,000 orbits for Large and Treasury Programs. An additional 1,000 Snapshot observations and 500 Pure-Parallel observations may also be allocated. 

A Phase-I proposal (required) is due April 8, 2016.
NASA
Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES) - 2015
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=274737

This research announcement solicits basic and applied research in support of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate, covering all aspects of basic and applied supporting research and technology in space and Earth sciences. Awards range from under $100,000 per year for focused, limited efforts to more than $1 million per year for extensive activities. 

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Social Sciences


American Psychological Foundation
Esther Katz Rosen Fund Grants
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/rosen.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: 03/01/2016Rosen Fund grants are designed to 1) enable and enhance the development of identified gifted and talented children and adolescents and 2) encourage promising psychologists to continue innovative research and programs in this area. Support will be provided for activities on the advancement and application of knowledge related to identified gifted and talented children and adolescents, such as research, pilot projects, and research-based programs.
American Psychological Foundation
John and Polly Sparks Early Career Grant for Psychologists Investigating Serious Emotional Disturbance
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/sparks-early-career.aspx
Application Deadline: 03/15/2016Through its John and Polly Sparks Early Career grant program, the foundation will award a single grant of $17,000 to an early career psychologist to support research in the area of early intervention and treatment for serious emotional disturbance in children. Priority will be given to a project that has the potential to provide a model for broad-based applications across the country.
American Psychological Foundation
Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/franks.aspx
Application Deadline: 05/15/2016The Violet and Cyril Franks Scholarship program supports graduate-level scholarly projects that use a psychological perspective to help understand and reduce stigma associated with mental illness. The $5,000 scholarship helps address research which shows that stigma is a significant barrier to treatment and recovery for many of the fifty million Americans living with mental illness.
CDC
Occupational Safety and Health Research (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-129.html

Standard deadline dates apply. See solicitation for details.

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Transportation


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

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

Department of Transportation
Aviation Research and Development Grants
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=134953
Application Deadline: 12/31/2019