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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 Energy
Continuation for the Solicitation of the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program
https://science.energy.gov/~/media/grants/pdf/foas/2019/sc_foa_0001968.pdf
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.
DOD
Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=d8bfeaf2e38a1e4aeb9908190fc2e0f2&tab=core&_cview=1
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research is soliciting research proposals in areas that offer significant and comprehensive benefits to national warfighting and peacekeeping capabilities for two specific branches: 1) engineering and information sciences and 2) physical and biological sciences. 

Proposals will be evaluated as received on an open basis. 
Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network
Effective Grant Applications Workshop:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1z6xwOWp_XTjefSRJBGynFNIGM_oJiAAn
The Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network is sponsoring a free grant writing workshop for those interested writing proposals to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The workshop will be held in the morning from 8:00 to 11:00 on June 4th at the College of Public Affairs and Community Service Collaborating Commons in rooms 132 and 132D at the University of Nebraska-Omaha. Paul Casella, a writer, teacher, and editor who has worked with health professionals to improve the clarity and effectiveness of their manuscripts for grant applications since 1995, will be teaching the workshop and will review the principles of effective grant writing to produce clear, direct, and compelling proposals. He will also provide suggested proposal templates and specific direction on how to best organize and format NIH applications.

The final hour of the workshop will be dedicated to editing feedback of participants' writing samples, which should be sent by May 31st to paul-casella@uiowa.edu.
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Agriculture and Rural Development

USAID
Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=314569
Application Deadline: June 21, 2019
This opportunity seeks applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement. This notice is designed to develop a global portfolio of crop improvement research-for-development activities. 

Applications are due June 21, 2019.
USAID
Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish
https://rfx.piestar.com/opportunities/fish/rfp/74
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish requests applications to support research for development in Feed the Future target and aligned countries. Areas of inquiry include advancing the productivity frontier, reducing and mitigating risk to fish production systems, and improving human outcomes.

A required concept paper is due May 24, 2019. Full proposals are due July 24, 2019.
USDA
AFRI: Foundational and Applied Science Program
https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/agriculture-and-food-research-initiative-foundational-applied-science-program
The AFRI Foundational and Applied Science Program supports grants in six AFRI priority areas to advance knowledge in both fundamental and applied sciences important to agriculture. The six priority areas are: Plant Health and Production and Plant Products; Animal Health and Production and Animal Products; Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health; Bioenergy, Natural Resources, and Environment; Agriculture Systems and Technology; and Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities. Research-only, extension-only, and integrated research, education and/or extension projects are solicited.

Deadline dates vary. See solicitation for details.
USDA
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Foundational and Applied Science
https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/agriculture-and-food-research-initiative-foundational-applied-science-program
The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (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: 1) Plant Health and Production and Plant Products; 2) Animal Health and Production and Animal Products; 3) Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health; 4) Bioenergy, Natural Resources, and Environment; 5) Agriculture Systems and Technology; and 6) Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities. 

Application due dates and letter of intent requirements vary by program area priority. See solicitation for details. 
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Arts and Humanities

Art Omi
Translation Lab
http://www.artomi.org/residencies/writers/apply-for-translation-lab
Application Deadline: July 15, 2019
This program will provide a 12-day special, intensive residency for four collaborating writer-translator teams. This focused residency will provide an integral stage of refinement, allowing translators to dialogue with the writers about text-specific questions. It will also serve as an essential community-builder for English-language translators who are working to increase the amount of international literature available to English-language readers. All text-based projects - fiction, nonfiction, theater, film, poetry, etc. - are eligible. The dates for the Translation Lab are November 5-16, 2019. 
Carl and Marilynn Thoma Art Foundation
Grants for Organizations
https://thomafoundation.org/grants/for-organizations/
This program supports projects that align with the Thoma Foundation's mission to challenge and shift perceptions, spark creativity, and connect people across cultures through the arts. Letters of inquiry are accepted on a rolling basis.
Creative Capital
Arts Writers Grants
https://www.artswriters.org/application/guidelines
Application Deadline: May 20, 2019
The Arts Writers grant supports both emerging and established writers who are writing about contemporary visual art. These grants support projects addressing both general and specialized art audiences, from scholarly studies to self-published blogs. The grants also support art writing that engages criticism through interdisciplinary methods or experiments with literary styles.
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation
Research Travel Grants Program
http://www.fordlibrarymuseum.gov/library/foundationgrants.asp
Application Deadline: September 15, 2019
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.
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Centers

Department of Education
Comprehensive Centers (CC) Program
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-04-04/pdf/2019-06582.pdf
Application Deadline: May 24, 2019
The CC program supports the establishment of Comprehensive Centers to provide capacity-building services to state educational agencies, regional educational agencies, local educational agencies, and schools that improve educational outcomes for all students, close achievement gaps, and improve the quality of instruction. 
NIH
AIDS Research Center on Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-832.html
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Division of AIDS Research encourages applications for Center Core grants (P30) to support an HIV/AIDS Research Center (ARC). The ARC is intended to provide infrastructural support that facilitates the development of high impact science in HIV/AIDS and mental health that is relevant to the NIMH mission. This FOA intends to support innovative, interdisciplinary research in several areas, including basic, neurological (i.e., neuro-HIV), behavioral and social, integrated biobehavioral, applied, clinical, translational, and implementation science. 

Applications are due September 11, 2018; September 11, 2019; and September 11, 2020
NIH
Center of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health (P01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-379.html
This announcement encourages the submission of applications that requires multi-project, synergistic collaboration between outstanding scientists that blends multiple research approaches by multi-disciplinary research teams. This Center of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health (CERCIH) program is designed to support three or more highly meritorious projects that can offer significant scientific advantages and "synergy" that could not be achieved by supporting the same projects as individual research grants. Each CERCIH must be focused on questions of high relevance to the mission of NCCIH.

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

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

Department of the Interior
Earthquake Hazards External Grants Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=313956
Application Deadline: May 29, 2019
This opportunity supports research in earthquake hazards, the physics of earthquakes, earthquake occurrence, and earthquake safety policy.
Department of the Interior
Recovery Implementation
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=314335
Application Deadline: September 3, 2019
This opportunity is intended for projects that will contribute to the recovery of U.S. Fish and Wildlife-managed endangered and threatened species in the United States, and is limited to projects carrying out actions described in a species' approved recovery document, for example: securing scientific information about endangered or threatened species, implementing restoration actions that will lead to delisting of a species, help prevent extinction of a species, or aid in the recovery of a species.
NASA
ROSES 2019: Understanding Changes in High Mountain Asia (HMA)
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=313762
This solicitation funds investigations into HMA's glaciers, snow, permafrost, and precipitation to improve our understanding of regional changes, water resources, and induced impacts, while furthering NASA's strategic goals in Earth system science and societal applications. Investigations must be based on satellite remote sensing observations (including both NASA and/or non-NASA assets), but should, as appropriate, be integrated with in situ measurements and models.

Notices of Intent are encouraged and due April 16, 2019 . Proposals are due June 12, 2019.
Surdna Foundation
Sustainable Environments Program
https://surdna.org/programs/sustainable-environments/
The Sustainable Environments Program supports the creation of just and sustainable communities in which low-wealth and communities of color have the power to self-determine the ownership, control, and stewardship of land and its infrastructure assets. Letters of inquiry are accepted on a rolling basis.
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Defense

Department of Defense
AFRL Space Vehicles and Directed Energy University Assistance Instruments
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=311454
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
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=310503
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
Autism Research Program
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/arp
Application Deadline: August 8, 2019
The Autism Research Program (ARP) is currently accepting applications for three award mechanisms: Clinical Trial Award, Idea Development Award, and Clinical Trial Translational Research Award. The mission of ARP is to promote innovative research that advances the understanding of autism spectrum disorders and leads to improved outcomes. Pre-applications are due May 1, 2019.
Department of Defense
Bone Marrow Failure Research Program
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/bmfrp
Application Deadline: September 5, 2019
The Bone Marrow Failure Research Program Idea Development Award supports innovative ideas and high-impact approaches based on scientifically sound evidence in order to move toward the vision to understand and cure bone marrow failure (BMF) diseases.

Pre-applications are required and due June 6, 2019.

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Education and Outreach

Blue Cross and Blues Shield of Nebraska
Grant Programs
https://www.nebraskablue.com/community/request-funding/
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
Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Program
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-05-03/pdf/2019-09057.pdf
Application Deadline: June 3, 2019
The Javits program supports evidence-based research, demonstration projects, innovative strategies, and similar activities designed to build and enhance the ability of elementary schools and secondary schools nationwide to identify gifted and talented students and meet their special educational needs.
Department of Energy
DOE Traineeship in Accelerator Science and Technology
https://science.energy.gov/~/media/grants/pdf/foas/2019/sc_foa_0002087.pdf
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
The Department of Energy (DOE)'s Office of Science program in High Energy Physics hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for the DOE Traineeship in Accelerator Science and Engineering, which provides support to programs that will educate and train scientists and engineers capable of performing ground-breaking future research in fields related to the DOE mission.
Department of Justice
Student Computer and Digital Forensics Educational Opportunities Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=315275
Application Deadline: June 25, 2019
This innovative new program seeks to partner with an institution of higher education to further educational opportunities for students in the fields of computer forensics and digital evidence. This practical and academic program will better prepare students for employment within federal, state, local, territorial, and tribal law enforcement agencies that are charged with the prevention, investigation, and response to economic, cyber, and high-tech crimes.
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Engineering and Technology

Department of Defense
Nuclear Command, Control and Communication
https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/AFMC/AFRLRRS/BAA-AFRL-RIK-2016-0011/listing.html
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 Building Construction with Energy Efficient Technologies & Practices
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=315574
Application Deadline: August 12, 2019
This opportunity supports research and development of solutions that can be applied to many segments of the building sector, including existing and new buildings, residential and commercial, and across multiple climate zones. The program is seeking applications aimed at developing deep energy retrofit and new construction technologies that holistically tackle a combination of envelope, heating, cooling, water heating, and ventilation issues, and hold appeal for both building owners and occupants. 

Concept papers are required and due June 10, 2019.
Department of Energy
Advanced Materials for High-Efficiency, Flexible and Reliable Coal-Fueled Power Plants
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=314723
Application Deadline: June 7, 2019
Applications are sought to address key barriers and enable a robust domestic supply chain for materials suitable for advanced ultra-supercritical power cycles.  The work will consist of a combination of research and development to address technical and cost drivers and will take the form of laboratory research, industrial manufacturing trials, and technoeconomic analysis.
Department of Energy
Advanced Natural Gas Infrastructure Technology Development
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=314927
Application Deadline: July 19, 2019
The objective of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to solicit and competitively seek cost shared research applications for the development of tools, methods and/or technologies to cost effectively enhance the safety and efficiency of the nations natural gas production, gathering, storage and transmission infrastructure. Concept papers are required and due May 17, 2019.
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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships



https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=9372
Aaron Siskind Foundation
Individual Photographer's Fellowship
http://aaronsiskind.org/grant.html
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
This program offers a limited number of grants for artists working in photography and photo-based art.
American Institute of Indian Studies
Fellowship Competition
http://www.indiastudies.org/research-fellowship-programs/
Application Deadline: July 1, 2019
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.
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University
Belfer Center Fellowships
http://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/fellowships/applying.html#eligible
Application Deadline: January 15, 2017
The Center offers both pre-doctoral and post-doctoral research fellowships for one year and seeks applications from political scientists, lawyers, economists, those in the natural sciences, and others of diverse disciplinary backgrounds. 
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International

NIH
International Research Collaboration on Drug Abuse and Addiction Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-773.html
This announcement encourages collaborative research applications on drug abuse and addiction that (1) take advantage of unusual opportunities that exist outside the United States to access talent, resources, populations, or environmental conditions in other countries that will speed scientific discovery; (2) describe how the research will significantly advance U.S. health sciences; (3) demonstrate specific relevance to the NIDA mission and objectives; and (4) include an investigator from a U.S. institution and a non-U.S. citizen partner living and working in another country.

Standard and AIDS application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
USAID
USAID Growth through Nutrition Activity
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=281336
Application Deadline: March 21, 2016
The purpose of this program is to provide technical support to Government of Ethiopia agencies and other partners to implement well-coordinated, multi-sector nutrition interventions with the goal of reducing malnutrition in Ethiopia. 

Law, Justice, and Human Rights

Department of Justice
Measuring Success in the Criminal Justice System's Response to Domestic/Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking: A Pilot Project
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=315577
Application Deadline: June 17, 2019
This opportunity seeks to develop and pilot test a set of indicators for gauging success in the criminal justice system's response to violence against women crimes. The funded project should produce outcome measures that can be used to track progress in combating crimes addressed in the Violence Against Women Act.
Department of Justice
Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in the Criminal Justice System
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=313637
Application Deadline: May 28, 2019
This opportunity seeks applications for funding of multidisciplinary research projects addressing three topics: 1) The impact of fatigue and stress on officer performance; 2) Enhancing strategies for officer interaction with mentally ill individuals; and 3) Advancing Resiliency for the Forensic Workforce- Understanding the Impact and Management of Stress, Burnout, and Vicarious Trauma.
Department of Justice
Research on Immigration and Crime
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=313333
Application Deadline: May 20, 2019
This is a new solicitation undertaken this year to address the Department of Justice's interest in better understanding the nexus of crime and immigration, both legal and illegal.

Libraries and Museums

National Archives and Records Administration
Digital Edition Publishing Cooperatives
https://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/depc
Application Deadline: May 28, 2019
This program requests applications from teams that will develop technical and human infrastructures to support the digital publication of documentary and scholarly editions and provide for their long-term preservation, discovery, and use.
National Archives and Records Administration
Publishing Historical Records in Documentary Editions
http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/editions.html
This program seeks proposals to publish documentary editions of historical records. Projects may focus on broad historical movements in U.S. history, such as politics, law (including the social and cultural history of the law), social reform, business, military, the arts, and other aspects of the national experience, or may be centered on the papers of major figures from American history.

The next two application deadlines are June 12, 2019, and October 3, 2019.

Life Sciences

Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
Large Research Projects for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-16-423.html
This announcement invites applications for grant funding to conduct large research projects focused on combating antibiotic-resistant bacteria. 

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
NIH Funding Initiative
https://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/funding-opportunities/nih
The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) is considering financial assistance for relevant grant applications that were submitted to the National Institute on Aging or the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and were scored but not funded. Proposals that fall within the ADDF's current funding priorities for drug discovery, clinical trials, biomarkers, and prevention will be considered.

Rolling Deadline
Department of Energy
New Bioimaging Approaches for Bioenergy
https://science.energy.gov/~/media/grants/pdf/foas/2019/sc_foa_0002041.pdf
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.
DOD
Broad Agency Announcement for Extramural Medical Research
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=297726&utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=cbe3e60740-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_10_11&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-cbe3e60740-212708225
The United States Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity invites applications for extramural medical research projects to provide solutions to medical problems of importance to the American service member at home and abroad, as well as to the general public at large. 

Required pre-proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis until September 30, 2022. Full applications will be accepted after invitation only. 
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Limited Submission Competitions

Brain Research Foundation
2020 Scientific Innovations Award
https://www.thebrf.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/2020-SIA-Guidelines.pdf
The Brain Research Foundation has invited eligible US academic institutions to nominate one senior faculty member (Associate and Full Professor) to submit a Letter of Intent for the Scientific Innovations Award. The Brain Research Foundation's 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.


If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by April 26, 2019. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/limited-submissions-funding-programs/ or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

Department of Energy
Accelerated Research in Quantum Computing
https://science.energy.gov/~/media/grants/pdf/foas/2019/sc_foa_0002081.pdf
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
This opportunity solicits applications for Accelerated Research in Quantum Computing from large multi-disciplinary teams that will adopt a holistic and disciplined approach to address basic research gaps in the abstractions, methods and tools that connect QC applications to hardware. Letters of intent are required and due May 1, 2019.

An institution may be the Lead Institution on no more than one application.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by April 15, 2019. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/limited-submissions-funding-programs/ or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

Department of Energy
Advanced Manufacturing Office Multi-topic Funding Opportunity Announcement
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/Default.aspx#FoaIdeaf73ef3-8146-47bd-9f99-a5d7af08a6b6
Application Deadline: August 29, 2019
This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) supports federal investment in innovative, early-stage advanced manufacturing applied research and development projects that focus on specific high-impact manufacturing technology, materials, and process challenges. The topics are aimed at foundational energy-related advanced manufacturing technologies that impact areas relevant to manufacturing processes (where energy costs are a determinant of competitive manufacturing) and broadly applicable platform technologies (the enabling base upon which other systems and applications can be developed). 

Concept papers are required and due June 20, 2019.

An entity may only submit one Concept Paper and one Full Application for each subtopic area of this FOA.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by May 20, 2019. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit http://research.unl.edu/limited-submissions-funding-programs/ or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

Department of Energy
Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute: Cybersecurity in Energy Efficient Manufacturing
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=314249
Application Deadline: August 20, 2019
The Department of Energy identified two major high priority challenge areas where collaborative research and development (R&D) can help U.S. manufacturers remain resilient and globally competitive against cyberattacks: 1) Securing Automation and 2) Securing the Supply Chain Network. The Institute will pursue targeted early stage R&D that will focus on understanding the evolving cybersecurity threats to greater energy efficiency in manufacturing industries, developing new cybersecurity technologies and methods, and sharing information and knowledge to the broader community of U.S. manufacturers. In addition, the Institute will address the education and training needed for cyber-secure automated sensors that will enable greater manufacturing energy efficiency. Concept papers are required and due May 15, 2019.

An entity may only submit one Concept Paper and one Full Application for consideration under this opportunity.

If you are interested in developing a proposal in response to this funding opportunity, please complete a notification of intent to submit by April 15, 2019. 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
Collaborative Fusion Energy Research in the DIII-D National Program
https://science.energy.gov/~/media/grants/pdf/foas/2019/sc_foa_0001974.pdf
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
Dark Matter New Initiatives
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=314984
Application Deadline: May 30, 2019
This opportunity is for small projects to develop the design and execution plans  to carry out dark matter particle searches, making use of Department of Energy laboratory infrastructure and/or technology capabilities.
Department of Energy
Nuclear Data Interagency Working Group / Research Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=315048
Application Deadline: June 28, 2019
This opportunity seeks research applications that will enhance understanding of the basic characteristics of isotopes without respect to particular uses. These applications require accurate quantitative information regarding the properties of nuclei and their interactions with matter and radiation. Letters of intent are required and due May 15, 2019.
Department of Energy
Quantum Horizons: QIS Research and Innovation for Nuclear Science
https://science.energy.gov/~/media/grants/pdf/foas/2019/sc_foa_0002210.pdf
Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
The Department of Energy Office of Science program in Nuclear Physics hereby announces its interest in receiving interdisciplinary applications for open scientific research on Quantum Computing and Quantum Information Science and Technology with a clear line of sight to enable discoveries to explore and understand all forms of nuclear matter, including some that no longer exist.
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NU-wide Funding Opportunities

Nebraska EPSCoR
Request for Pre-proposals for NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) State Proposal
https://unl.box.com/s/spwr9tz5tbn6px3kpoplilc2bofo4xse
Application Deadline: July 8, 2019
Nebraska EPSCoR seeks pre-proposals for research clusters from faculty groups in Nebraska research institutions that could become one of two possible research components of the next Nebraska RII grant proposal. A proposed research cluster must be congruent with at least one of NSF's ten big ideas. A pre-proposal must be multi-institutional and focus on a research "cluster" that has an integrated scientific theme. The research team must be led by a senior faculty member at one of Nebraska's research universities, and the team must position itself to submit at least one large grant proposal to NSF no later than the third year of the RII grant.

Pre-proposals are due to Nebraska EPSCoR by July 8, 2019. Nebraska will submit its next RII grant proposal to NSF in July 2020. 

For additional information, please see the solicitation, which can be found here or here, or contact Tisha Mullen at tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu 

Social Sciences

Department of Defense
United States Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences Foundational Science Research Unit FY19 Broad Agency Announcement for Basic Scientific Research
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=313758
Application Deadline: July 12, 2019
This opportunity seeks applications that develop fundamental theories and investigate new domain areas in behavioral and social sciences with high potential impact on Army issues related to personnel readiness. In addition to looking for proposals that provide for programmatic efforts to develop and evaluate psychological and behavioral theory, the program strongly encourages applicants to propose novel, state-of-the-art, and multidisciplinary approaches that address difficult problems.
NIH
Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-17-021.html
This announcement invites research projects to improve understanding of the causes of high priority diseases in the United States and reducing/eliminating health disparities. Research is encouraged in the following high priority diseases within the scientific mission areas of the NIDDK: diabetes; obesity; nutrition-related disorders; hepatitis C; gallbladder disease; H. Pylori infection; sickle cell disease, specifically, studies in complications of sickle cell disease within the NIDDK mission areas; kidney diseases; urologic diseases; hematologic diseases, including studies in abnormal hemoglobin synthesis; metabolic diseases; gastrointestinal, hepatic, and renal complications from infection with HIV. Clinical trials are not permitted.

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
NIH
Addressing Health Disparities through Effective Interventions Among Immigrant Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-284.html
The purpose of this announcement is to support innovative research to develop and implement effective interventions to address health disparities among U.S. immigrant populations. 

Standard and AIDS application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
NIH
Addressing Health Disparities through Effective Interventions Among Immigrant Populations (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-17-043.html
The purpose of this announcement is to support innovative research to develop and implement effective interventions to address health disparities among U.S. immigrant populations. 

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
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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
Department of Transportation
Crime Prevention and Public Safety Awareness
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=314367
Application Deadline: May 28, 2019
This opportunity seeks to develop and disseminate technical assistance materials supporting public safety awareness campaigns addressing public safety in transit systems, including crime prevention, human trafficking, and operator assault.
Department of Transportation
Innovations in Transit Public Safety
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=314366
Application Deadline: May 28, 2019
This opportunity seeks innovative solutions to reduce or eliminate human trafficking occurring on transit systems, protect transit operators from the risk of assault, and reduce crime on public transit vehicles and facilities.
Department of Transportation
Integrated Mobility Innovation Demonstration Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=315743
Application Deadline: August 6, 2019
The Integrated Mobility Innovation Demonstration program's primary purpose is to fund projects that demonstrate innovative, effective approaches, practices, partnerships, and technologies to enhance public transportation effectiveness, increase efficiency, expand quality, promote safety, and improve the traveler's experience.  

UNL Funding Opportunities

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 for Revision Awards are accepted on a rolling basis.

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