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American Philosophical Society
Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research in Astrobiology
Application Deadline: February 15, 2019
This program provides grants to graduate students and postdoctoral and junior scientists who wish to participate in field studies for their theses or for other purposes in any area of interest to astrobiology. Astrobiology is the study of the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life on Earth and in the universe. It encompasses research in, among others, the fields of astronomy, chemistry, evolutionary biology, field and population biology, geology, microbiology, molecular biology, oceanography, paleontology, and planetary science.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
NIOSH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (U13)

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.

Cornell University Library
Phil Zwickler Memorial Research Grants
Application Deadline: March 31, 2019
These grants support travel to conduct research on sexuality with sources in the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections at the Cornell University Library.
Department of Energy
Continuation for the Solicitation of the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program
The Office of Science of the Department of Energy hereby announces its continuing interest in receiving grant applications for support of work in the following program areas: Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Basic Energy Sciences, Biological and Environmental Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics, and Nuclear Physics. This opportunity is a broad, open solicitation that covers all of the research areas in the Office of Science and is open throughout the Fiscal Year.
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Agriculture and Rural Development

AFRI: Foundational and 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.

Anticipated Opportunities

Economic Modeling for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, TB and School Health
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

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Research Support Grants, Oral History Grants, and Dissertation Grants
Application Deadline: February 4, 2019
  • Research Support Grants support use of the library's collections by scholars with a doctoral degree or equivalent research and writing experience;
  • Oral History Grants support scholars who are conducting oral history interviews relevant to the history of women or gender in the United States; and
  • Dissertation Grants support predoctoral scholars whose dissertation research requires use of the library's collections.
Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Inc.
Artist Support Grants
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.
Carl and Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation
Grants for Organizations
This program supports academic programs, exhibitions, lectures, symposia, and publications that provide promising new insights into the fields of art that the foundation collects (i.e., digital and electronic art, Japanese bamboo, post-war painting and sculpture, and Spanish colonial). Required letters of inquiry are due March 29, 2019.
Cornell University Library
John Nolen Research Fund
Application Deadline: April 30, 2019
The John Nolen Research Fund provides assistance to scholars to conduct research in the John Nolen Papers and allied collections in the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections of the Cornell University Library. Any qualified researcher interested in the history of city and regional planning before 1950 with a project that can be augmented by using the Nolen Papers is eligible to apply.
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AIDS Research Center on Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)
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
Center of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health (P01)
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.
Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (RM1)
The Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science program establishes academic Centers for advanced genome research.

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Research Centers of Excellence (U54 - Clinical Trial Optional)
This announcement encourages applications for Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Research Centers of Excellence. The mission of the CounterACT program is to foster and support research and development of new and improved therapeutics for chemical threats. 

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

Department of Commerce
Office of Weather and Air Quality Research Programs
Application Deadline: March 20, 2019
This opportunity has eight competitions focused on improving the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's weather and water forecasting services through engagement with the external scientific community on key science gaps of mutual interest. This includes:  1) High Impact Weather Testbeds, 2) Joint Technology Transfer Initiative , 3) Air Quality Research and Forecasting, 4) Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment - Southeast U.S. , 5) Infrasound Detection of Tornadoes and High Impact Weather, 6) Next Generation of Mesoscale Weather Observing Platforms, 7) Snowpack and Soil Moisture Observations and Data Assimilation to Improve the National Water Model, and 8) Subseasonal to Seasonal.

EarthCube: Developing a Community-Driven Data and Knowledge Environment for the Geosciences
Application Deadline: March 14, 2019
EarthCube is a community-driven activity sponsored through a partnership between the NSF Directorate for Geosciences (GEO)and the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering's (CISE) Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC) to transform research in the academic geosciences community. EarthCube aims to create a well-connected and facile environment to share data and knowledge in an open, transparent, and inclusive manner, thus accelerating our ability to understand and predict the Earth system.
Macrosystems Biology and NEON-Enabled Science Research on Biological Systems at Regional to Continental Scales
Application Deadline: February 25, 2019
This program supports quantitative, interdisciplinary, systems-oriented research on biosphere processes and their complex interactions with climate, land use, and invasive species at regional to continental scales.  
Navigating the New Arctic (NNA)
Application Deadline: February 14, 2019
NNA seeks innovations in Arctic observational networks and fundamental convergence
research across the social, natural, environmental, and computing and information sciences,
and engineering that address the intersection of natural, social, and built systems. NNA
promotes initiatives that empower new research communities, diversifies the next generation
of Arctic researchers, integrates the co-production of knowledge, and engages partnerships,
particularly among international stakeholders.
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Department of Defense
AFRL Space Vehicles and Directed Energy University Assistance Instruments
Application Deadline: December 19, 2023
This program funds directed energy  and space vehicles-related basic, applied, and advanced research projects that are of interest to the Department of Defense. The scope of the research will include the entire spectrum of SV and RD technology that is applicable to the Air Force, including all peripherally-related space vehicle and directed energy research.
Department of Defense
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research, Therapeutic Idea Award
Application Deadline: July 25, 2019
The Therapeutic Idea Award is designed to promote new ideas aimed at drug or treatment discovery that are still in the early stages of development.
Department of Defense
Electronic Warfare Technology
Application Deadline: February 28, 2019
This announcement includes technical areas of interest for Electronic Warfare (EW). The goal of EW is to control the Electromagnetic Spectrum by exploiting, deceiving, or denying enemy use of the spectrum while ensuring its use by friendly forces.
Department of Defense
Long Range BAA
Application Deadline: September 30, 2019
This is an announcement to declare Office of Naval Research's broad role in competitive funding of meritorious research across a spectrum of science and engineering disciplines.
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Education and Outreach

Blue Cross and Blues Shield of Nebraska
Grant Programs
Several grant opportunities that support organizations and programs impacting health and wellness, human services, education, and diversity and inclusion across the state of Nebraska are available. These grant opportunities include:
  • General Giving Grants, which are focused on sponsorships and smaller program requests below $5,000. Applications are accepted quarterly on December 3, 2018; February 25, 2019; June 3, 2019; and September 9, 2019.
  • Fearless Grants, which support innovative and creative work across the state through larger requests of over $5,000. Applications are due January 28, 2019.
  • Active Event Grants, which support sponsorships of Omaha and Lincoln-area walks, runs, and bikes. Applications are due October 29, 2018.
Department of Education
Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Education Interventions
Application Deadline: March 7, 2019
This program supports applications that address low-cost, short-duration evaluation of education interventions.
Department of Education
Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Special Education Interventions
Application Deadline: March 7, 2019
This program supports rigorous evaluations of special education interventions (broadly defined as practices, programs, and policies) that state or local education agencies expect to produce meaningful improvements in student education outcomes within a short period of time of a year or less. 
Department of Transportation
National Summer Transportation Institute
The National Summer Transportation Institute Program creates awareness and stimulates interest in middle and high school students about educational and career opportunities in transportation. 

This is a multiyear solicitation for FY 2018 thru FY 2020. The closing date each year will be as promulgated by the applicable State's Federal Highway Administration Division Office for each State or Territory, but no later than the 1st business day after November 30th.
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Engineering and Technology

Department of Defense
Nuclear Command, Control and Communication
The Air Force Research Laboratory is soliciting white papers under this Broad Agency Announcement for research, development, integration, test and evaluation of technologies/techniques to advance the state of the art of the Air Force's nuclear command, control and communication capabilities. White papers will be accepted until September 30, 2020. Recommended due dates are March 1 of each fiscal year.
Department of Energy
Advanced Technologies for Enhanced Oil Recovery
Application Deadline: March 22, 2019
This opportunity solicits research applications to accelerate the development and application of technologies for enhancing the recovery of petroleum from both onshore conventional and unconventional reservoirs through the injection of chemical, miscible, or thermal fluids.
Department of Energy
Advanced Technologies for Recovery of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources
Application Deadline: February 25, 2019
This opportunity solicits  cost shared research proposals for the development of tools, methods, and/or technologies needed to address critical gaps in the general understanding of unconventional reservoirs and their response to stimulation and production in order to optimize unconventional oil and gas development (UOG) and enable more efficient and cost-effective UOG resource recovery; and characterize emerging UOG plays and develop and/or apply technologies that can accelerate the development of emerging UOG plays.
Department of Energy
American-Made Solar Prize
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. 

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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships
American Center of Oriental Research
Application Deadline: February 1, 2019
Located in Amman, Jordan, the American Center of Oriental Research promotes research and publication across disciplines with a special emphasis on archaeology in the region. Several fellowships are offered through the center for applicants of various education levels and in various topic areas.
American Council of Learned Societies
Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Competition for Recent PhDs
Application Deadline: March 13, 2019
This 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
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Native American Scholars Initiative Fellowships
This fellowship program seeks applicants from scholars at all stages of their careers, especially Native American scholars in training, tribal college and university faculty members, and other scholars working closely with Native communities on projects. Fellows will be associated with the American Philosophical Society's new Center for Native American and Indigenous Research, which aims to promote greater collaboration between scholars, archives, and indigenous communities. The following types of fellowships are available:
  • 12-month predoctoral dissertation fellowships for advanced Ph.D. students (due February 1, 2019);
  • 12-month postdoctoral fellowships for recent Ph.D. recipients or a professor at any level seeking sabbatical support (due February 1, 2019);
  • Short-term Digital Knowledge Sharing Fellowships to support university- and community-based scholars at all stages of their careers working on digital projects that connect archives and Indigenous communities (due March 1, 2019).
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Fulbright Association
Fulbright International Education Administrator 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.
International Research Collaboration on Drug Abuse and Addiction Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
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.
Adapting USAID's Democracy, Rights, and Governance Programming to Better Address Global Trends and Challenges
This BAA seeks participants to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate on research and development interventions to improve delivery of democracy, human rights, and governance programs given the growing global challenges of closing civic and political space, disillusionment with democracy, violent extremism, the digital revolution, demographic and migration trends, among others.

This BAA will be open until May 3, 2019.
Science, Technology, Innovation, and Partnerships Annual Program Statement (STIP APS)
The STIP APS is designed to provide a vehicle for USAID to engage with the higher education community broadly and creatively, across the research and development spectrum. The program aims to generate targeted evidence and solutions through innovative approaches, facilitate the translation of evidence and promising solutions to impact, and strengthen the STIP ecosystem to ensure long-lasting impact.

The STIP APS requests concept notes in response to addenda published to this APS. The concept note submission deadline for each specific STIP APS addendum will be indicated in that addendum.
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Law, Justice, and Human Rights

Department of Justice
Rural Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence and Stalking Program
Application Deadline: February 14, 2019
This program supports projects designed to address and prevent sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking in rural jurisdictions. Letters of intent are strongly encouraged and due January 29, 2019.

Libraries and Museums

Institute of Museum and Library Services
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
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.
Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation
Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP)
Application Deadline: February 1, 2019
The Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) program provides small and mid-sized museums with partial funding toward a general conservation assessment. The assessment is a study of all of the institution's collections, buildings, and building systems, as well as its policies and procedures relating to collections care. Participants who complete the program receive an assessment report with prioritized recommendations to improve collections care.
National Archives and Records Administration
Archives Collaboratives: Planning Grants
Application Deadline: April 4, 2019
This program seeks to establish Archives Collaboratives that will make collections from small and under-represented archives more readily available for public discovery and use. These Archives Collaboratives will share best practices, tools, and techniques among partners; assess institutional strengths and opportunities; and develop plans and management structures for long-term sustainability and growth.

Initial planning grants will be for grantees to develop a working collaborative of three or more partners and to develop a mission, work plan, and timeline for the project.
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Life Sciences

Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
Large Research Projects for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (R01)
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
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
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Identify and Evaluate Potential Risk Factors for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosi
Application Deadline: March 11, 2019
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry is soliciting investigator-initiated research that will further the understanding of potential risk factors for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), while supporting the National ALS Registry's mission.
Department of Energy
New Bioimaging Approaches for Bioenergy
Application Deadline: May 20, 2019
The DOE SC Biological Systems Science Division in Biological and Environmental Research (BER) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications to support fundamental research towards enabling new bioimaging approaches to achieve an advanced understanding of plant and microbial systems relevant to bioenergy research. Pre-applications are required and due April 4, 2019.
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Limited Submission Competitions

Arts Midwest
NEA Big Read
Application Deadline: January 24, 2019
The Big Read provides organizations with grants and comprehensive resources that support their efforts to inspire their community to read and discuss a single book.

Organizations may apply for one grant per year.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by November 12, 2018. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit or contact Tisha Mullen,, (472-2894).

Brain Research Foundation
2019 Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program
The purpose of this program is to provide start-up money for new research projects and innovative programs that have the potential of becoming competitive for an NIH grant or other external funding sources. The Brain Research Foundation's goal is to have this initial effort succeed in opening future opportunities for research, collaboration and scientific advancement. To be eligible, the PI must be a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor working in the field of neuroscience.

Letter of Intent and Biosketch due January 8, 2019. Invited full proposal due March 27, 2019. An institution may submit only one Letter of Intent per round of competition. As a result, ORED is conducting a limited competition to determine which Letter of Intent will be put forward on behalf of UNL. Faculty wishing to compete in the limited competition must submit a notification of intent by the deadline listed below.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by October 22, 2018. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit or contact Tisha Mullen,, (472-2894).

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program
Application Deadline: February 7, 2019
The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation are soliciting nominations for its Teacher Scholar-Awards Program, which 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, signaling the promise of continuing outstanding contributions to both research and teaching.

Nominees must hold a full-time tenure-track academic appointment, and are normally expected to have been appointed no earlier than mid-year 2013. Organizations are limited to a single nomination per application cycle.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by January 9, 2019. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit or contact Tisha Mullen,, (472-2894).

Council on Library and Information Resources
Recordings at Risk
Application Deadline: February 8, 2019
Recordings at Risk is a national program to support the preservation of rare and unique audio and audiovisual content of high scholarly value.

Applicants institutions may submit only one application per cycle.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by December 17, 2018. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit or contact Tisha Mullen,, (472-2894).

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Mathematics and Physical Sciences

Department of Energy
Atmospheric System Research
Application Deadline: March 14, 2019
The Atmospheric System Research program in the Climate and Environmental Sciences Division, Biological and Environmental Research of the Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy, supports research on key cloud, aerosol, precipitation, and radiative transfer processes that affect the Earth's radiative balance and hydrological cycle, especially processes that limit the predictive ability of regional and global models. Pre-applications are required and due by January 28, 2019.
Department of Energy
Collaborative Fusion Energy Research in the DIII-D National Program
Application Deadline: March 5, 2019
The Department of Energy Office of Science program in Fusion Energy Sciences hereby announces its interest in receiving grant applications for collaborative research in fusion energy science as part of the DIII-D national research program. The mission of the DIII-D program is to establish the scientific basis for the optimization of the tokamak approach to fusion energy production. Pre-applications are required and due January 15, 2019.
Department of Energy
Research Opportunities in High Energy Physics
Application Deadline: January 22, 2019
The mission of the High Energy Physics program is to understand how the universe works at its most fundamental level, which is done by discovering the elementary constituents of matter and energy, probing the interactions between them, and exploring the basic nature of space and time. Letters of Intent are highly encouraged and due December 5, 2018.
Department of Energy
Subsurface Biogeochemical Research
Application Deadline: April 11, 2019
The Department of Energy Office of Science program in Biological and Environmental Research hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for research in Subsurface Biogeochemical Research (SBR). The goal of the SBR program is to advance a robust predictive understanding of how watersheds function as integrated hydro-biogeochemical systems and how these systems respond to perturbations caused by changes in water availability and quality, contaminant release, nutrient cycling, land-use, vegetation cover, and snowmelt timing. Pre-applications are required and due February 14, 2019.
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NU-wide Funding Opportunities

Core Facility Grant Program For New Users
This grant program is aimed at encouraging new users to employ NU core facilities in their research. The program is open to all faculty from any of the NU campuses. Awards are intended to be used to gather new or additional data for strengthening a grant proposal (new or re-submission) or for addressing reviewer concerns associated with a peer-reviewed manuscript.

Proposals will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Please allow 2-3 weeks for review and decision on the proposal. No new award will made after May 1, 2019.

Social Sciences

American Psychological Foundation
APF Trauma Psychology Grant
Application Deadline: February 15, 2019
The American Psychological foundation is offering funding for proposals involving innovative work to alleviate trauma. Applicants must be an early career psychologist with no more than 10 years of experience since post-doctoral.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Research Grants for Preventing Violence and Violence Related Injury
Application Deadline: March 8, 2019
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control is soliciting investigator-initiated research that will help expand and advance our understanding about what works to prevent violence that impacts children and youth, collectively referred to as Adverse Childhood Experiences.
Hanley Family Foundation
Substance Abuse Programs
The Hanley Family Foundation was created in 1987 with a mission focused on chemical dependency. To that end, the foundation awards grants to organizations and programs that advance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of alcoholism, chemical dependency, and addictive behavior, including support for related research and education.

Letters of inquiry may be submitted anytime. 
Accelerating the Pace of Drug Abuse Research Using Existing Data (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
The purpose of this announcement is to invite applications proposing the innovative analysis of existing social science, behavioral, administrative, and neuroimaging data to study the etiology and epidemiology of drug using behaviors (defined as alcohol, tobacco, prescription and other drug) and related disorders, prevention of drug use and HIV, and health service utilization. 

Standard and AIDS application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
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Department of Transportation
Automated Driving System Demonstration Grants
Application Deadline: March 21, 2019
This opportunity solicits applications for an Automated Driving System Demonstration Program to fund planning, direct research, and demonstration grants. The program intends to fund multiple demonstration projects that test the safe integration of automated driving systems into the Nation's on-road transportation system.
Department of Transportation
Aviation Research and Development Grants
Application Deadline: December 31, 2019

UNL Funding Opportunities

Office of Research and Economic Development
Biomedical Research Seed Grants
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
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.

Applications for Revision Awards are accepted on a rolling basis.

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