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Miscellaneous

American Association for the Advancement of Science
Forum on Science and Technology Policy
http://www.aaas.org/page/forum-science-technology-policy
The annual AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy is the conference for people interested in public policy issues facing the science, engineering, and higher education communities. The forum will be held April 14-15, 2016 in Washington, DC.
Centers for Disease Control
Data to Care Rx: Using Real-time Prescription Claims Data to Support the HIV Care Continuum
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293025
The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to develop and implement a "Data-to-Care Rx" model which uses pharmacy claims data to identify persons with HIV who fail to pick up prescribed antiretroviral medications by 30, 60, and 90 days, and to target these individuals for adherence, retention, and re-linkage interventions. 

The recommended letter of intent is due by May 5, 2017. Full applications are due by June 5, 2017
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

Department of the Interior
Scientific Study to Employ GPS Technology to Understand Livestock Distribution, Grazing Practices, and Statistical Analysis of Rangeland Data
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293620
Application Deadline: July 3, 2017
The Bureau of Land Management is looking to enter into a multi-year agreement with a partner to investigate cattle grazing distribution using global positioning system technology, across a gradient of slope and vegetation types. 
National Pork Board
Request for Proposals
http://www.pork.org/pork-checkoff-research/research-request-proposal/
Application Deadline: May 23, 2017
The Board is soliciting research proposals dealing with animal science; swine health; and air, environmental footprint, and water use/conservation sustainability.
NIH
Dual Purpose with Dual Benefit: Research in Biomedicine and Agriculture Using Agriculturally Important Domestic Animal Species (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-366.html
The purpose of this announcement is to invite the submission of grant applications that utilize agriculturally important domestic animal species to improve human health through the advancement of basic and translational research deemed highly relevant to both agricultural and biomedical research. 

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
USDA
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293001
Application Deadline: June 28, 2017
The long-term goal of this program is to reduce the prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents ages 2-19 years or any subset of this age range. In FY 2017, applications are sought by the program area priority of Integrated Approaches to Prevent Childhood Obesity. 
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Arts and Humanities

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 nonfiction and poetry projects is January 31, 2017, and the deadline for visual art, fiction, and mixed genre projects is January 31, 2018.
Center for Craft, Creativity & Design
Craft Research Fund
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 22, 2017, and Exhibition Research Grants and Project Grants are due on October 20, 2017.
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation
Research Travel Grants Program
http://www.fordlibrarymuseum.gov/library/foundationgrants.asp
Application Deadline: September 15, 2017
These grants support research in the holdings of the Gerald R. Ford Library. Library collections focus on Federal policies, U.S. foreign relations, and national politics in the 1960s and 1970s. There are earlier and later materials depending upon your topic.
GRAMMY Museum
GRAMMY Museum Grants Program
http://www.grammymuseum.org/programs/grants-program
The GRAMMY Museum Grants Program awards grants each year to organizations and individuals to support efforts that advance the archiving and preservation of the music and recorded sound heritage of North America and research projects related to the impact of music on the human condition.

Required letters of inquiry are due October 1, 2017.
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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: September 30, 2017
The 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 the Interior
Monitoring Wildlife Responses to Landscape Scale Vegetation Management
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293624
Application Deadline: July 5, 2017
The Bureau of Land Management is seeking a partner to improve the knowledge of vegetation management effects on wildlife occurring with the Great Basin, Mojave Desert, and Sierra Nevada ecosystem. Work includes but is not limited to multiple species monitoring, single species research, and statistical analysis of wildlife impacts which may include development of novel methods.
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;
  • 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.

Education and Outreach

Department of Education
Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals With Disabilities: Stepping-up Technology Implementation
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293366
Application Deadline: June 5, 2017
The purposes of this 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
Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293914
Application Deadline: June 22, 2017
The Javits program supports evidence-based research, demonstration projects, innovative strategies, and similar activities designed to build and enhance the ability of elementary and secondary schools nationwide to identify gifted and talented (as defined in this notice) students and meet their special educational needs. 
Department of Education
Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities: Early Childhood Personnel Center
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293294
Application Deadline: June 5, 2017
The purposes of this program are to: (1) help address State-identified needs for personnel preparation in special education, early intervention, related services, and regular education to work with children, including infants and toddlers, with disabilities; and (2) ensure those personnel have the necessary skills and knowledge to be successful in serving those children.
Department of Education
Supporting Effective Educator Development Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293288
This program provides funding to increase the number of highly effective educators by supporting the implementation of evidence-based practices that prepare, develop, or enhance educators. These grants will allow eligible entities to develop, expand, and evaluate practices that can serve as models that can be sustained and disseminated.

Notices of intent are strongly encouraged and due May 5, 2017. Full proposals are due June 19, 2017.
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Engineering and Technology

Department of Defense
Distributed and Collaborative Intelligent Systems and Technology Collaborative Research Alliance
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291951
This program solicits proposals to establish a new collaborative venture, the Distributed and Collaborative Intelligent Systems and Technology Collaborative Research Alliance, that seeks to advance the theoretical foundations of intelligent systems science and help fulfill the research and development goals of the U.S. Department of the Army. This alliance will perform basic and applied research to extend the reach, situational awareness, and operational effectiveness of large heterogeneous teams of intelligent systems and soldiers against dynamic threats in complex and contested environments and provide technical and operational superiority through fast, intelligent, resilient, and collaborative behaviors. 

Required white papers are due by April 28, 2017. Full proposals may be submitted by invitation only and are due by July 14, 2017.  
Department of Energy
Solutions to Improve the Energy Efficiency of U.S. Small and Medium Commercial Buildings
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/#FoaIdd77384ed-97f9-49e9-ba00-94ac05201041
Through this program, the Department of Energy seeks to fund the scale-up of promising solutions to the market barriers that hinder the growth of energy efficiency in small and medium commercial buildings and tenant spaces. The objective of this funding is to build a path for market-ready solutions to be used at scale across the United States to improve commercial building energy efficiency. 

Concept papers (required) are due December 4, 2015.

Applicants may submit only one concept paper and one full application for consideration under this funding opportunity announcement.
Department of Homeland Security
3D Dynamic Mapping Call
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=9a9b4d07c7c39b0c97dc85699bb3d6dd&tab=core&_cview=0
This program seeks innovative technology and solutions that provide real-time three dimensional mapping and visualization of the inside of building spaces under varying conditions. 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until May 1, 2018, but reviewed quarterly. The first quarterly application deadline is July 28, 2017.
Department of Homeland Security
Energy Harvesting Fabrics
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=5e9525a270beb35f593a74c5ebdeb42d&tab=core&_cview=0
The Science and Technology Directorate is seeking innovative energy-harvesting smart fabric technology for integration into the Next Generation First Responder program. 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until May 03, 2018, but reviewed quarterly. The first quarterly application deadline is July 28, 2017
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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships



https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=9372
American Association of University Women
Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowship
http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/american-fellowships/af-postdoctoral-research-application/
Application Deadline: November 15, 2017
Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships provide $30,000 to assist women scholars in obtaining tenure and other promotions by enabling them to spend a year pursuing independent research. The primary purpose of the fellowship is to increase the number of women in tenure-track faculty positions and to promote equality for women in higher education.
American Institute of Indian Studies
Fellowship Competition
http://www.indiastudies.org/research-fellowship-programs/
Application Deadline: July 1, 2017
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 Philosophical Society
Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research
https://amphilsoc.org/grants/lewisandclark?utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=f8e386dabc-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_04_17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-f8e386dabc-212708225
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
The American Philosophical Society invites applications for the Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research to encourage exploratory field studies for the collection of specimens and data and to provide the imaginative stimulus that accompanies direct observation. Applications are invited from disciplines with a large dependence on field studies. 
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Funding Opportunities Internal to UNL

Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Agricultural Research Divison Strategic (Miscellaneous) Funding
http://ard.unl.edu/funding-opportunities/ard-strategic-miscellaneous-funding
The intent of this program is to provide funding support for unique short-term needs not met by state-allocations, grants, or other internal funding programs. Such needs include requests for travel to research sites, temporary operation and/or personnel salary shortfalls, equipment/equipment repair, cash-flow loans, facility upgrades, and other miscellaneous items.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year.
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
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 are accepted on a rolling basis at any time.
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.

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: July 31, 2016
NIH
Center of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health (P01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-379.html
This announcement encourages the submission of applications that requires multi-project, synergistic collaboration between outstanding scientists that blends multiple research approaches by multi-disciplinary research teams. This Center of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health (CERCIH) program is designed to support three or more highly meritorious projects that can offer significant scientific advantages and "synergy" that could not be achieved by supporting the same projects as individual research grants. Each CERCIH must be focused on questions of high relevance to the mission of NCCIH.

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
NIH
Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (RM1)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-436.html
The Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science program establishes academic Centers for advanced genome research.

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
NIH
NIDA Core "Center of Excellence" Grant Program (P30)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-121.html
NIDA Core Center of Excellence Grants (P30) are intended to bring together investigators currently funded by NIH or other Federal or non-Federal sources, to enhance the effectiveness of existing research and also to extend the focus of research to drug abuse and addiction. It is expected that a Center will transform knowledge in the sciences it is studying. Incremental work should not be the focus of Center activities; rather, new and creative directions are encouraged. An application should integrate and promote research in existing funded projects, to achieve new and creative directions. It is expected that individual core activities reflect a relationship to the integrating theme of the Center and the Center is expected to provide research opportunities and experiences to new investigators, and share findings, data and their resources, consistent with achieving the goals of the program. 

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
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International

Department of State
Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program
http://www.cies.org/program/core-fulbright-us-scholar-program
Application Deadline: August 1, 2017
The Core Fulbright Scholar Program offers over 500 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. 
Department of State
Fulbright International Education Administrators Seminars
http://www.cies.org/program/fulbright-international-education-administrators-seminars
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.  

Deadlines vary. See the program website for details.
Department of State
Fulbright Specialist Program
http://www.cies.org/program/fulbright-specialist-program
The Fulbright Specialist Program promotes linkages between U.S. scholars and professionals and their counterparts at host institutions overseas.

Deadlines vary. See the program website for details.
NIH
Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program (D43)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-057.html
This announcement encourages applications for the Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program from U.S. and low- and middle-income country (LMIC) institutions. The application should propose a collaborative training program that will strengthen the capacity of an LMIC institution to conduct infectious disease research. This solicitation will support research-training programs that focus on major endemic or life-threatening emerging infectious diseases, neglected tropical diseases, infections that frequently occur as co-infections in HIV-infected individuals or infections associated with non-communicable disease conditions of public health importance in LMICs. 

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
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Journalism and Media

National Geographic Society
Expeditions Council Grants
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/explorers/grants-programs/ec-apply/
The Expeditions Council is an editorially driven grant program that supports exploration and adventure worldwide. Proposed projects must have the potential to yield compelling stories and images. 

Pre-applications are accepted throughout the year and should be submitted at least six months before anticipated project dates.

Law, Justice, and Human Rights

Department of Justice
Advancing Research on Offender Behavioral Change: Sanctions and Incentives
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293589
Application Deadline: July 3, 2017
This program seeks information and data collection strategies to identify current utilization of sanctions and incentives by community corrections practitioners. 
Department of Justice
Outcome and Performance Measures for Community Corrections
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293121
Application Deadline: June 12, 2017
The National Institute of Corrections is offering funds for the development of a document for the community corrections field containing clearly defined and easily calculable measures that can be used to: 1) gauge progress in achieving its mission and strategic goals; 2) improve fidelity to program design, service delivery, and outcomes; and 3) enhance the ability to illustrate community corrections' value in an evidence-based criminal justice system. 
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

Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) and the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE)
Library and Information Science Research Grant Program
http://www.oclc.org/research/grants/call.html?utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=80dc0e25cf-FS_2_24_152_24_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-80dc0e25cf-212708225
Application Deadline: September 15, 2017
In recognition of the importance of research to the advancement of librarianship and information science, OCLC and ALISE promote independent research that helps integrate new technologies that offer innovative approaches and contribute to a better understanding of the information environment and user expectations and behaviors.

Life Sciences

A-T Children's Project
Research Grants
https://www.communityatcp.org/GrantGuidelines
The A-T Children's Project provides competitive grant awards for basic and translational research grants related to Ataxia-Telangiectasia. 

Letters of intent are due by February 1 and August 1, annually
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. 

Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
AHRQ Health Services Research Projects (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-291.html

The Research Project Grant 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 R01 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.

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.
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Limited Submission Competitions

American Diabetes Association
Pathway to Stop Diabetes
http://professional.diabetes.org/meetings/call-nominations
Application Deadline: July 3, 2017
The Pathway to Stop Diabetes program supports exceptional investigators who propose innovative basic, clinical, translational, behavioral, epidemiological, and health services research relevant to any type of diabetes, diabetes-related disease state, or complication. Nominees are accepted from a broad range of disciplines, including medicine, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, and physics. 

Institutions may nominate a maximum of one investigator per grant cycle. The nomination can be in one of the Pathway award categories: (1) Initiator, (2) Accelerator, or (3) Visionary.

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

Brain Research Foundation
2018 Scientific Innovations Award
https://thebrf.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/2018-SIA-Guidelines.pdf
The Scientific Innovations Award program provides funding for innovative science in both basic and clinical neuroscience. This funding mechanism is designed to support creative, exploratory, cutting-edge research in well-established research laboratories, under the direction of established investigators. Required letters of intent are due June 29, 2017. Invited full proposals are due September 26, 2017. 

An institution may nominate one senior faculty member for this award.

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

Department of Homeland Security
Center of Excellence for Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense - Lead
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=292506
Application Deadline: August 4, 2017
The Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs seeks applications to lead a consortium of universities to conduct research, develop and transition mission-relevant science and technology, educate the next generation of experts, and train the current workforce in areas related to cross-border threat screening and supply chain defense. 

Only one application for Center Lead per institution 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 May 8, 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
Art Works
http://arts.gov/grants-organizations/art-works/grant-program-description
The Art Works program welcomes projects with the potential for meaningful change in the development or enhancement of new or existing art forms, new approaches to the creation or presentation of art, or new ways of engaging the public with art. 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 16, 2017, or July 13, 2017 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 9, 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).

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Mathematics and Physical Sciences

Department of Energy
FY 2017 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program
http://science.energy.gov/~/media/grants/pdf/foas/2017/SC_FOA_0001664.pdf
Application Deadline: September 30, 2017
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 will remain open until September 30, 2017, and applications may be submitted at any time during this period. Pre-applications are encouraged but not required.
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
Early Stage Innovation
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293777&utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=420581aea6-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_05_16&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-420581aea6-212708225
The Early Stage Innovations program challenges universities to examine the theoretical feasibility of new ideas and approaches that are critical to making science, space travel, and exploration more effective, affordable, and sustainable. 

Notices of intent are due June 2, 2017. Full proposals are due June 30, 2017.
NASA
NASA Astrobiology Institute - Cycle 8
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=292102
The NASA Science Mission Directorate is releasing a Cooperative Agreement Notice (CAN) soliciting team-based proposals for membership in the NASA Astrobiology Institute. The goal of CAN Cycle 8 is to maintain a multidisciplinary institute by selecting focused, interdisciplinary teams that complement without replicating the strengths of the continuing teams. 

Required Step-1 proposals are due April 12, 2017. Step-2 proposals are due July 6, 2017
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Social Sciences

American Psychological Foundation
David Wechsler Early Career Grant for Innovative Work in Cognition
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/wechsler.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: June 15, 2017
This program supports early career psychologists pursuing innovative work in neuropsychology, intelligence, and/or the assessment aspects of cognition. Those who work on positive applied neuropsychology are encouraged to apply. 
American Psychological Foundation
Pearson Early Career Grant
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/pearson.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: December 31, 2017
Through the Pearson Early Career program, the foundation will award a single grant of $12,000 to an early career clinician for an innovative, scientifically based clinical project in the area of serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, incarcerated or homeless individuals, children with serious emotional disturbance, or adults with serious mental illness.
American Psychological Foundation
Scott and Paul Pearsall Grant
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/pearsall.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: October 1, 2017
The Scott and Paul Pearsall Grant supports graduate students and early career psychologists whose work seeks to increase the public's understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults living with visible physical disabilities, such as cerebral palsy.
American Psychological Foundation
Steven O. Walfish Grants
http://www.apa.org/apf/funding/walfish.aspx?tab=1
Application Deadline: September 30, 2017
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. The program will provide up to two $2,000 grants to graduate students (within two years or less of completing the doctoral degree) and/or early career psychologists (within 10 years of earning the doctoral degree).
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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

Visiting Scholar