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Miscellaneous

Department of Energy
Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=335970
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, Nuclear Physics, Isotope R&D and Production, and Accelerator R&D and Production. 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. 
Genentech and Genentech Foundation
Request for Proposals: 2022 Health Equity and Diversity in STEM Innovation Fund
https://www.gene.com/good/giving/corporate-giving/rfp-genentech-2022-innovation-fund
This program supports work to increase the representation of communities of color in clinical research, eliminate inequities in care delivery, and dismantle barriers to a diverse, inclusive, and antiracist scientific and health care workforce. Grants can be used to develop and test novel ideas or tools, implement demonstration projects, resource collaboration and partnership, and support research that goes beyond "studying the problem."

Initial applications are due June 10, 2022, which will be followed by invited full applications.
Les Paul Foundation
Grant Program
https://www.les-paul.com/the-foundation/#grants
The Les Paul Foundation awards grants for: (1) programs and projects that encourage innovation in music production and/or performance and to innovative STEM and STEAM programs for students and others in challenging situations and (2) medical research related to curing tinnitus and hearing impairment issues.

The next two deadlines are January 15, 2022, and September 15, 2022.
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Agriculture and Rural Development

Department of Commerce
FY 2021 - 2023 Economic Development Research and Evaluation (R&E) and National Technical Assistance (NTA) Programs
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=332576
The Economic Development Administration (EDA) provides strategic investments on a competitive merit basis to support economic development, foster job creation, and attract private investment in economically distressed areas of the United States. Under this opportunity, EDA solicits applications from applicants in order to provide investments that support research and technical assistance projects under EDA's Research and Evaluation (R&E) and National Technical Assistance (NTA) programs.
Department of Energy
Foundational Agrivoltaic Research for Megawatt Scale (FARMS)
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/Default.aspx#FoaId4af792cf-89c9-4bd0-b208-fecc0446f2e5
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) Foundational Agrivoltaic Research for Megawatt Scale (FARMS) funding opportunity will award funding for projects that examine how agrivoltaics can scale up to provide new economic opportunities to farmers, rural communities, and the solar industry. Agrivoltaics is defined as agricultural production, such as crop production, livestock grazing, and pollinator habitat that exist underneath solar panels and/or in between rows of solar panels.

Required letters of intent due June 1, 2022. Required concept papers due June 22, 2022. Applications due August 30, 2022.
Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research
Harvest for Health Breakthrough Crop Challenge - Concept Note Seed Funding
https://foundationfar.org/grants-funding/opportunities/harvest-for-health-breakthrough-crop-challenge/
Application Deadline: July 20, 2022
This program will provide seed funding to teams aiming to develop a predictive model that can screen underutilized crops to determine a crop's usefulness as a source of functional ingredients or nutrients. Seed funding recipients will be required to submit a Challenge proposal in summer 2023 for model development and validation.
Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research
Rapid Outcomes from Agricultural Research
https://foundationfar.org/grants-funding/opportunities/rapid-outcomes-from-agricultural-research/
The Rapid Outcomes from Agricultural Research (ROAR) program deploys urgent funding to support research and outreach in response to emerging or unanticipated threats to the nation's food supply or agricultural systems.

The ROAR program is open year-round to eligible applicants.
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Arts and Humanities

Adobe
Adobe Stock Artist Development Fund
https://airtable.com/shrCasOxpyBfq04jo
This programs supports and promotes outstanding artists identifying with underrepresented communities to showcase and celebrate their independent, empowered, and creative forms of visual expression. Their content will be part of the Adobe Stock collection (https://stock.adobe.com/) to help with truthful representation in the stock and media industry.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Alta Community Enrichment
Artist in Residence
https://altacommunity.org/artist-in-residence
Application Deadline: June 15, 2022
This program provides an artist the opportunity to reflect, relax, and create for seven days in the inspiring mountains of Alta, Utah.
American Philosophical Association
Berry Fund for Public Philosophy
https://www.apaonline.org/page/grants
This program supports opportunities to demonstrate the personal value and social usefulness of philosophy. The next two deadlines are April 30, 2022, and October 30, 2022.
American Philosophical Association
Diversity & Inclusiveness in Philosophy
https://www.apaonline.org/page/diversity_fund
Application Deadline: June 30, 2022
The program will support projects aiming to increase the presence and participation of women, racial and ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+ people, people with disabilities, people of low socioeconomic status, and other underrepresented groups at all levels of philosophy.
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Centers

Department of Education
National Center for Improving Teacher and Leader Professions to Better Serve Children with Disabilities
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2022-03-31/pdf/2022-06784.pdf
Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
The purposes of the 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, and youth with disabilities; and (2) ensure that those personnel have the necessary skills and knowledge, derived from practices that have been determined through scientifically based research, to be successful in serving those children. The purpose of this solicitation is to fund a cooperative agreement to establish and operate a National Center for Improving Teacher and Leader Professions to Better Serve Children with Disabilities. 
Department of Transportation
FAA Center of Excellence (COE) for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=261670
Application Deadline: September 15, 2022
The Federal Aviation Administration plans to competitively select a Center of Excellence (COE) for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) within the next year. The COE will be a geographically disbursed consortium of the FAA, university partners and their affiliates selected by the FAA Administrator to conduct UAS related research, education and training while working jointly on issues of mutual interest and concern.

Notifications of intent to submit are due August 22, 2021.
National Institutes of Health
Advanced Laboratories for Accelerating the Reach and Impact of Treatments for Youth and Adults with Mental Illness (ALACRITY) Research Centers (P50 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-293.html
This opportunity  invites applications for centers to support transdisciplinary teams of clinical and mental health services researchers, behavioral scientists, social scientists, health information and communications technologists, health systems engineers, decision scientists, and mental health stakeholders to engage in high-impact studies that will significantly advance clinical practice and generate knowledge that will fuel transformation of mental health care in the United States.

An optional letter of intent is due 30 days prior to the application due date. Applications are due May 17, annually.
National Institutes of Health
Centers of Excellence in Genomic Science (RM1 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-22-107.html
This opportunity supports the establishment of academic Centers for advanced genome research. Each award supports a multi-investigator, interdisciplinary team to develop integrated, transformative genomic approaches to address a biomedical problem. Projects should address a critical issue in genomic science, genomic medicine, or computational genomics, proposing a highly innovative solution that would be a major advance.

An optional letter of intent is due May 11, 2022. Applications are due in June, annually. See solicitation for details.
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Conservation and the Environment

Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants
https://www.bwfund.org/funding-opportunities/climate-change-and-human-health/climate-change-and-human-health-seed-grants/
This program awards small grants to promote the growth of new connections between scholars, practitioners, educators, and/or communicators working to understand, spread the word about, and mitigate the impacts of climate change on human health.

Proposals accepted on a rolling deadline until August 30, 2023.
Department of Energy
Harnessing Emissions into Structures Taking Inputs from the Atmosphere (HESTIA)
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=336470
The HESTIA program aims to support the development of technologies that nullify embodied greenhouse gas emissions, while simultaneously transforming buildings into net carbon storage structures. Specifically, projects funded under the HESTIA Program will develop and demonstrate building materials and whole-building designs that are net carbon negative on a life cycle basis by utilizing atmospheric CO2 or CH4 from a wide range of potential feedstocks (e.g., forestry and purpose-grown products, agricultural residues, marine derived, direct carbon utilization) in the production process.

Required concept paper due December 20, 2021. Application deadline to be announced in February 2022.
Department of the Interior
Broad Agency Announcement for 3D Elevation Program (3DEP)
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=336009
Application Deadline: June 1, 2022
This opportunity seeks to facilitate the collection of lidar and derived elevation data for the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). The goal of 3DEP is to complete nationwide lidar to provide the first-ever national baseline of consistent high-resolution 3D elevation data - including bare earth elevations and 3D point clouds - collected in a timeframe of less than a decade.
Department of the Interior
FY22 Candidate Species Conservation Fund
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=337095
Application Deadline: August 15, 2022
This funding opportunity aims to accomplish conservation tasks for high priority candidate species (based on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service annual Candidate Species Assessments) or other at-risk species in the United States, such that identified threats to the species may be reduced or eliminated. 
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Coronavirus 2019

National Institutes of Health
Notice of Special Interest: The Impact of COVID-19 on Mission Specific Sensory and Communication Disorders
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/not-dc-20-008.html
The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) invites applications for research on COVID-19 in relation to NIDCD's scientific programs of hearing, balance, taste, smell, voice, speech and language. See Notice for encouraged areas of COVID-19-related research.

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
Air Delivered Effects
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=338821
Application Deadline: March 21, 2027
This Air Force Research Laboratory, Munitions Directorate Broad Agency Announcement seeks white papers covering basic research, applied research and advanced technology development. A request for proposal will be issued by the Contracting Officer if a white paper is favorably evaluated against the criteria.
Department of Defense
Air Force Young Investigator Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=338555
Application Deadline: June 13, 2022
This program intends to support early in career scientists and engineers who have received Ph.D. or equivalent degrees by April 1, 2015, or later showing exceptional ability and promise for conducting basic research.

White papers highly encouraged by April 18, 2022.
Department of Defense
Air Superiority Technology Broad Agency Announcement
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=322104
This broad agency announcement seeks white papers in two research areas: (1) modeling, simulation and analysis to develop/modify and employ models used to analyze Air Superiority concepts and their related concepts of employment and (2) innovative aircraft integration technologies to design, develop, and demonstrate innovative aircraft integration technologies, including but not limited to physical, electrical, and logical interfaces and other aspects of aircraft integration that may be applicable.

White papers are accepted on a rolling basis.
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Education and Outreach

Brady Education Foundation
Proposals for Program Evaluations
http://bradyeducationfoundation.org/application-guidelines/
This program is accepting research project proposals and existing program evaluation proposals that have the potential to provide data that will inform how to address disparities in educational opportunities associated with race, ethnicity, and family income.

Required Stage 1 proposals are accepted every four months (on April 1, August 1, and December 1), followed by invited Stage 2 proposals.
Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood
Early Childhood Grants
https://earlychildhoodfoundation.org/
This program supports research and development projects that appear likely to improve the welfare of young U.S. children, from infancy through seven years, in the areas of early childhood welfare, early childhood education and play, and parenting education.

Required letters of inquiry are due May 31, 2022, which are followed by invited full proposals.
Department of Commerce
Training for Improving Plastics Circularity Grant Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=338291
Application Deadline: May 24, 2022
This National Institute of Standards and Technology program seeks to advance the development of coursework and hands-on training resources in polymer measurement methods, manufacturing, and systems thinking that will promote a skilled workforce to support expansion and increased scale of circular domestic plastics industries. The Program will support academic coursework development and implementation at the associates, bachelors', or graduate level, related purchases and installation of equipment, and/or possible training experiences to help promote the development of a skilled and distributed workforce focused on the growing field of circular plastics.
Department of Education
Education Innovation and Research Program: Early-Phase Grants
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2022-04-27/pdf/2022-09084.pdf
Application Deadline: July 21, 2022
The Education Innovation and Research (EIR) program provides funding to create, develop, implement, replicate, or take to scale entrepreneurial, evidence-based, field-initiated innovations to improve student achievement and attainment for high-need students and to rigorously evaluate such innovations. The EIR program is designed to generate and validate solutions to persistent education challenges and to support the expansion of those solutions to serve substantially higher numbers of students. The central design element of the EIR program is its multitier structure that links the amount of funding an applicant may receive to the quality of the evidence supporting the efficacy of the proposed project, with the expectation that projects that build this evidence will advance through EIR's grant tiers: "Early-phase," "Mid-phase," and "Expansion."

Early-phase grants must demonstrate a rationale. Early-phase grants provide funding for the development, implementation, and feasibility testing of a program (which prior research suggests has promise) for the purpose of determining whether the program can successfully improve student achievement and attainment for high-need students. 

A notice of intent to apply is strongly encouraged and will be due May 27, 2022
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Engineering and Technology

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
napari Plugin Foundations Grants
https://chanzuckerberg.com/rfa/napari-plugin-grants/
Application Deadline: June 1, 2022
This program will support plugin projects for the napari image analysis platform, particularly projects focused on ensuring the quality of existing plugins through improvements to documentation, user support, usability, and reliability and establishing foundational plugins for cell biology analyses.
Department of Commerce
Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=331121
This program supports activities that develop, expand, strengthen, or sustain National Institute of Standards and Technology partnership programs through measurements, standards, data, industry and technology studies, and technology research and development (R&D). Specifically, the ADIIS Grant Program seeks to support technology innovation and service to American industry in the following fields: bioscience, chemistry, dimensional metrology, electronics, engineering, infrastructure, information technology, manufacturing, manufacturing metrology, materials science and engineering, nanotechnology, neutron research, optics, and physics.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Department of Commerce
Transfer of Graphene for Graphene-based Devices Grant Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=340305
Application Deadline: June 28, 2022
This program seeks applications from eligible applicants for research activities to determine effective and efficient methods of transferring graphene grown on SiC (secondarily copper or other chemical vapor deposition (CVD) substrates) to target substrates that are required in many graphene-based devices, especially for high-end applications.
Department of Defense
H6
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=340451
Application Deadline: August 8, 2022
The Microsystems Technology Office's H6 program seeks to develop ultra-small, low-power, fieldable clocks that can maintain their timing precision for one week.

Abstracts strongly encouraged by June 16, 2022.
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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships



https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=9372
American Music Therapy Association
Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award
https://www.musictherapy.org/research/fultz/
Application Deadline: June 3, 2022
This award program is designed to encourage, promote, and fund music therapy research and/or conduct research on new and innovative music therapy treatments.
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. 
Department of Defense
Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program: Impact Award
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=339069
Application Deadline: September 7, 2022
This opportunity supports hypothesis-driven, high-impact cancer research, specifically mature research projects that focus on critical scientific or clinical cancer issues, which have the potential to make a major near-term impact on at least one of the funder's FY22 topic areas.

Required pre-application due May 25, 2022.
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Grand Challenges

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Grand Challenges Catalyst Competition
https://research.unl.edu/grandchallenges/grand-challenges-rfp/
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln community has identified seven grand challenge thematic areas in which to focus its expertise and resources, as outlined in the N2025 Strategic Plan. The Chancellor's Office and the Office of Research and Economic Development have committed $40 million over four years to invest in strategic, goal-based solutions.

Two types of support are available through the Grand Challenges Catalyst Competition: planning grants, for which proposals must describe the teaming, ideation, and development activities necessary for collaborative groups to coalesce around one or more of UNL's grand challenge themes; and catalyst awards, for which proposals must describe a plan of work for implementing a goal-based project developed in response to one or more of UNL's grand challenge themes.

A required notice of intent to submit is due on the last day of February annually. See solicitation for details.

International

National Institutes of Health
Integrating Mental Health Care into Health Care Systems in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-22-130.html
Application Deadline: June 22, 2022
This opportunity solicits implementation research applications to develop, optimize, and test innovative theory-based strategies to integrate mental and physical health care within health care systems in low-and middle-income countries.

An optional letter of intent is due 30 days prior to the application due date.
National Institutes of Health
Mobile Health: Technology and Outcomes in Low and Middle Income Countries (R21/R33 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-21-303.html
This opportunity supports exploratory/developmental research applications that propose to study the development, validation, feasibility, and effectiveness of innovative mobile health interventions or tools specifically suited for low- and middle-income countries that utilize new or emerging technology, platforms, systems, or analytics.

An optional letter of intent is due October 16, 2021, and October 15, 2022, for the respective application due dates of November 15, 2021, and November 15, 2022.
National Science Foundation
Accelerating Research through International Network-to-Network Collaborations
https://beta.nsf.gov/funding/opportunities/accelerating-research-through-international-network-network-collaborations
Application Deadline: October 10, 2021
The goals of the Accelerating Research through International Network-to-Network Collaborations (AccelNet) program are to accelerate the process of scientific discovery and prepare the next generation of U.S. researchers for multiteam international collaborations. The AccelNet program supports strategic linkages among U.S. research networks and complementary networks abroad that will leverage research and educational resources to tackle grand research challenges that require significant coordinated international efforts. The program seeks to foster high-impact science and engineering by providing opportunities to cooperatively identify and coordinate efforts to address knowledge gaps and research needs.
National Science Foundation
Dear Colleague Letter: National Science Foundation / Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Lead Agency Opportunity in Molecular and Cellular Biology
https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22015/nsf22015.jsp
U.S. and German collaborators are invited to submit joint proposals in the areas covered by the National Science Foundation's Division of Molecular and Cellular Bioscience and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft's review board 201 "Basic Research in Biology and Medicine." The proposals should focus on basic research at a molecular, subcellular, or cellular level, including theoretical approaches. Proposals encompassing tissues, organs, or whole animals will not be considered. Research in the areas of plant sciences, microbiology, immunology, and neurosciences is also excluded. Proposals must provide a clear rationale for the need for a U.S.-German collaboration, including the unique expertise and synergy that the collaborating researchers will bring to the project.  

Proposals can be submitted from January 3, 2022 on a continuous basis. There is no deadline for submission to either agency.
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Law, Justice, and Human Rights

American Society for Legal History
Student Research Colloquium
https://aslh.net/award/student-research-colloquium/
Application Deadline: June 1, 2022
The Student Research Colloquium annually brings eight graduate students to the site of the American Society for Legal History (ASLH) annual meeting to discuss their in-progress dissertations or other research projects with each other and with ASLH-affiliated scholars.
Department of Defense
Data-led Governing: Raising the Bar for States' Criminal Justice Policy and Practice
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=316053
Application Deadline: July 16, 2019
This opportunity seeks applications for a new initiative designed to establish standards for the collection, analysis, and use of state- and local-level data in criminal justice policy and practice decision-making, including data-sharing protocols and resource allocation decisions.
Department of Justice
Design, Implementation, and Testing of a National Model for Technical Violations
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=339236
Application Deadline: June 6, 2022
This opportunity seeks proposals for funding for rigorous research and evaluation projects from accredited academic institutions in partnership with supervising agencies to design, implement, and test parole or probation supervision models that reduce revocations for technical violations while ensuring successful re-entry and minimizing recidivism through adoption of appropriate revocation policies coupled with evidence-based services.

SF-424 and SF-LLL due in Grants.gov by May 23, 2022. Application due in JustGrants by June 6, 2022.
Department of Justice
Field Initiated: Encouraging Innovation
https://bja.ojp.gov/funding/opportunities/o-bja-2022-171325
This opportunity seeks to prevent and reduce crime and strengthen criminal justice system outcomes by collaborating with the field to identify, define, and respond to emerging or chronic crime problems and systemic issues. Bureau of Justice Assistance seeks proposed strategies to address these issues, including trying new approaches, addressing gaps in responses, building or translating research knowledge, or building capacity.

Grants.gov forms due July 6, 2022. Applications due July 11, 2022.
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Life Sciences

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
Accelerating Drug Discovery for Frontotemporal Degeneration
https://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/funding-opportunities/accelerating-drug-discovery-for-ftd?utm_source=Science+List+%28Conferences%2C+Funding+Opportunities%2C+Scientific+Updates%29&utm_campaign=9b0847d6ca-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_11_18_10_21_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d2ff05f34-9b0847d6ca-97334536
This program supports innovative small molecule and biologic (e.g., antibodies, oligonucleotides, peptides, gene therapy) drug development programs for frontotemporal dementia.

Required letters of intent are due May 20, 2022, followed by invited full proposals due July 30, 2022.
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
Alzheimer's and Related Dementias Grant Programs
https://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/funding-opportunities?utm_source=Science+List+%28Conferences%2C+Funding+Opportunities%2C+Scientific+Updates%29&utm_campaign=3e4c485a9c-RFP_2018_12.11_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d2ff05f34-3e4c485a9c-97334536
This program supports work to advance therapeutic and biomarker development for Alzheimer's and related dementias. Funding is dedicated to several key areas: translational research to develop new drugs and build preclinical evidence; investigational new drug (IND)-enabling studies and early-stage clinical trials for novel and repurposed drugs; development and validation of plasma, cerebrospinal fluid, neuroimaging, and digital biomarkers; and epidemiological studies and comparative effectiveness research.

Letters of intent are due February 4, 2022; May 20, 2022; and September 30, 2022.
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
Neuroimaging and CSF Biomarker Program
https://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/funding-opportunities/biomarkers
This program will support projects to develop and validate established biomarkers for which there is a clear clinical need in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
 
Letters of intent are due May 20, 2022, or September 30, 2022, followed by respective full proposal deadlines on July 22, 2022, and December 2, 2022.
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Osteoarthritis Research Grant
https://proposalcentral.com/GrantOpportunities.asp?GMID=252#
Application Deadline: September 1, 2022
This program supports research projects related to early osteoarthritis and/or prevention of osteoarthritis progression.
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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.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA Nebraska Mini-Grants
https://www.nespacegrant.org/mini-grants
Application Deadline: May 20, 2022
Two mini-grants are available:
(1) Research Mini-Grants provide Nebraska faculty researchers with support for aerospace-related research to build ties with NASA scientists and conduct research important to NASA. These grants aim to elevate the aerospace-related research conducted in Nebraska for infrastructure building and workforce development opportunities; and result in future proposals to NASA and/or other federal, state, or private organizations for funding.

(2) Higher Education Mini-Grants: NASA is interested in the development of the future aerospace workforce, especially underrepresented students and females. These grants are available for innovative projects and programs that will recruit or develop students in aerospace-related fields at the college or university level, and encourage them to pursue careers in these fields after they graduate. Current projects include design challenge and competition teams, aerospace-related course development, and many more. These grants are limited to projects for college and university students only.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
ROSES 2022: Earth Science Applications: Agriculture
https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?solId={62E72B25-B3AC-C3D7-9E74-422058C3B668}&path=&method=init
Application Deadline: June 17, 2022
This program element solicits proposals to develop, implement, and manage a program of activities to advance Earth science applications with U.S. domestic agriculture. Earth science applications refers to the use of Earth science information to inform decision-making and support actions of organizations for policy, business, and management activities.

An optional notice of intent is due April 8, 2022.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
ROSES 2022: Earth Surface and Interior
https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?solId={263C5F3D-9298-8238-9969-1BFADC7B20E3}&path=&method=init
Application Deadline: June 15, 2022
This program supports research and analysis of solid-Earth processes and properties from crust to core. The overarching goal is to use NASA's unique capabilities and observational resources to better understand the structure and dynamics of the core, mantle, and lithosphere, and interactions between these processes and Earth's fluid envelopes.

An optional letter of intent is due April 26, 2022.
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NU-wide

Great Plains IDeA-CTR
Biomedical Informatics and Data Science Research Scholar Award
https://gpctr.unmc.edu/funding/funding-announcements/
Application Deadline: June 20, 2022
The overall goal of this Scholar Program is to develop successful clinical translational research (CTR) investigators by providing them with the protected time and seed grant funding to develop competitive CTR R01, K, or equivalent funding within 3-4 years. The purpose of this targeted recruitment for a scholar is to identify and support an early career investigator to further development in the areas of bioinformatics or health informatics.

Requests for Information

Department of Energy
Data and Research Needs for Climate-Informed Long-Term Hydropower Operation and Resource Planning
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=339249
Application Deadline: June 6, 2022
The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) requests information and feedback on the data and research needs that may support the broader hydropower community (i.e., system operators, technology developers, facility owners, regulators, researchers, and other stakeholders) in developing and implementing climate change-informed practices for sustainable long-term hydropower operation and resource planning. The requested information will help WPTO design future research and development initiatives, tools, and datasets that support the community in addressing the risk of long-term climatic change on hydropower generation.
Department of Energy
Phytomining for Carbon-Negative Critical Mineral Supply Chains
https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov/Default.aspx#FoaId3baf58ef-101e-49c9-8475-5ba97f459312
Application Deadline: May 26, 2022
This request for information aims to solicit input for a potential future Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy research program focused on technologies related to harvesting high value metals essential for the clean energy transition from terrestrial environments using metal hyperaccumulators. The goal is to establish economic, sustainable, and low carbon-footprint domestic supply chains of high value metals to promote an accelerated clean energy transition without supply chain constraints.
Department of Energy
Request for Information Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Section 41001 Energy Storage Demonstration Projects
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/Default.aspx#FoaIdb17077bd-c091-41a9-a04b-57a68559e4af
Application Deadline: June 16, 2022
In view of $505 million appropriated through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law "to advance energy storage systems toward widespread commercial deployment by lowering the costs and increasing the duration of energy storage resources," this request for information seeks to obtain public input regarding Department of Energy's proposed implementation possibilities of the energy storage demonstration programs and crosscutting issues related to the energy storage demonstration landscape.
Department of Energy
Resilient and Efficient Codes Implementations
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/Default.aspx#FoaId71c06a58-8061-47cd-976f-695050d9ba24
Application Deadline: May 20, 2022
This request for information aims to obtain public input regarding the solicitation process and structure of a potential Department of Energy opportunity to fund sustained cost-effective implementation of building energy codes. Specific input sought on: (1) Energy Code Implementation Criteria and Requirements for Key Topic Areas, (2) Advanced Energy Codes and Building Resilience, (3) Methods to Support Sustained State Energy and Building Resilience Code Implementation, (4) Funding, Partnerships, Eligible Entities, and Evaluation Criteria, and (5) Energy and Environmental Justice Priorities.
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration
ROSES 2022: Space Weather Science Application Research-to-Operations-to-Research
https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?solId={D74E47BB-2F38-66B9-3C7A-88FD1633358F}&path=&method=init
This program support research to improve numerical models, technologies, and data utilization techniques that could advance specification and/or forecasting capabilities and which could also lead to improved scientific understanding. The two application-oriented areas of focus for this opportunity are (1) High-Latitude Radiation Exposure and Impacts on Avionics and Air Travel, and (2) Downstream Updating of Solar Wind and h coronal mass ejection events Forecasts.

Required Step-1 proposals are due April 12, 2022. Step-2 proposals are due June 14, 2022.
National Institutes of Health
BRAIN Initiative Fellows: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-20-620.html
The purpose of this program is to enhance the research training of promising postdoctorates, early in their postdoctoral training period, who have the potential to become productive investigators in research areas that will advance the goals of the BRAIN Initiative. Applications are encouraged in any research area that is aligned with the BRAIN Initiative, including neuroethics. Applicants are expected to propose research training in an area that clearly complements their predoctoral research.

Application due dates vary. See solicitation for details.

NIH
Archiving and Documenting Child Health and Human Development Data Sets (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-064.html#_3._Additional_Information
This opportunity supports the archiving and documentation of existing data sets within the scientific mission of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) in order to enable secondary analysis of these data by the scientific community. The highest priority is to archive original data collected with NICHD funding.

An optional letter of intent is due 30 days prior to the application due date. Standard application due dates apply.
NIH
Development and Application of PET and SPECT Imaging Ligands as Biomarkers for Drug Discovery and for Pathophysiological Studies of CNS Disorders (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-037.html
This opportunity invites research grant applications that propose the preclinical development of novel radioligands for positron emission tomography (PET) or single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) imaging in rodent and nonhuman primate brain and incorporation of pilot or clinical feasibility evaluation in pre-clinical studies and appropriate model development.

Standard due dates apply.
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Social Sciences

Administration on Children, Youth, and Families
Career Pathways Secondary Data Analysis Grants
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=335622
Application Deadline: June 27, 2022
These grants are intended to support rigorous, policy-relevant research of career pathway approaches through secondary analysis of data sets from evaluations of the Pathways for Advancing Careers and Education project and the Health Profession Opportunity Grants Evaluation done by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation.

Optional letter of intent strongly encouraged by May 27, 2022.
American Psychological Foundation
Bruce and Jane Walsh Grant in Memory of John Holland
https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/walsh
Application Deadline: September 15, 2022
This program supports scientific, scholarly, or applied research and/or educational activities investigating how personality, culture, and environment influence work behavior and health (mental and physical).
American Psychological Foundation
David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant
https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/barlow
Application Deadline: September 15, 2022
This program supports innovative basic and clinical research on anxiety and anxiety-related disorders conducted by graduate students and early career researchers.
American Psychological Foundation
Division 39 Grants
https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/division-39?tab=1
Application Deadline: June 30, 2022
These grants support efforts in education, research, and service that advance and encourage the field of psychoanalysis.
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Transportation

Department of Transportation
FAA Aviation Research Grants Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=328902
Application Deadline: September 7, 2027
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aviation Research Grants Program encourages and supports innovative, advanced research of potential benefit to the long-term growth of civil aviation and commercial space transportation.

UNL

Office of Research and Economic Development
Revision Awards
https://uofnelincoln.sharepoint.com/:b:/s/UNL-ORED/RD/EWboyuJdKp1Kjai4-nzf70sB4qptpYJvcA-w1XvLHHX8Nw?e=BsKS1O
The goal of this program is to enhance the competitiveness of faculty revising and resubmitting proposals for federal funding by providing developmental and/or financial support to help improve highly meritorious, but previously unfunded proposals that are eligible for resubmission to the same funding program.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. See solicitation for details.
Office of Research and Economic Development
Visiting Scholar, Distinguished Lecturer and Symposia
https://unl.app.box.com/s/k0dg4imhh4hyyls5fmjwdarfofltswox
This program supports visiting invited scholars who will give a lecture, symposia, or colloquia. 

Applications must be routed and approved in NuRamp by 5:00pm on the 2nd Friday in October, and by 5:00 pm on the 2nd Friday in March of each year. Applications submitted for the October deadline need to be for visits scheduled during January -June of the following year. Applications submitted for the March deadline need to be for visits scheduled during July -December of the same year. See solicitation for details.
Voelte-Keegan Bioengineering Fund
Voelte-Keegan Bioengineering Fund
https://unl.box.com/s/wkgl69lry6sy1n3q0yd9k78z3rpc07t2
This fund supports small grant requests to generate preliminary data to support proposals for future funding or to broaden the scope of a currently funded project. Requests for operating costs for ongoing projects, rather than a distinct set of experiments toward a unique new goal, will receive lower priority for funding.

The deadline for the first round of applications is February 10, 2021. Beginning in 2022, proposals will be due November 1. See solicitation for details.

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. 

UNL Grand Challenges

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Grand Challenges Catalyst Competition
https://research.unl.edu/grandchallenges/grand-challenges-rfp/
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln community has identified seven grand challenge thematic areas in which to focus its expertise and resources, as outlined in the N2025 Strategic Plan. The Chancellor's Office and the Office of Research and Economic Development have committed $40 million over four years to invest in strategic, goal-based solutions.

Two types of support are available through the Grand Challenges Catalyst Competition: planning grants, for which proposals must describe the teaming, ideation, and development activities necessary for collaborative groups to coalesce around one or more of UNL's grand challenge themes; and catalyst awards, for which proposals must describe a plan of work for implementing a goal-based project developed in response to one or more of UNL's grand challenge themes.

A required notice of intent to submit is due on the last day of February annually, with applications due the last Friday in April. See solicitation for details.

Visiting Scholar