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Department of Energy
Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program
Application Deadline: September 30, 2020
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.
Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research
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. 
National Institutes of Health
NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (Parent R13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
The purpose of this grant is to support high quality conferences that are relevant to the public health and to the scientific mission of the participating Institutes and Centers.

Standard due dates apply. The first standard application due date for this opportunity is August 12, 2020.
National Science Foundation
Dear Colleague Letter: United States-Ireland-Northern Ireland Research and Development Partnership
The United States, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland have come together to form a unique partnership as a way of increasing the level of collaborative research and development (R&D) among researchers across the three jurisdictions that will generate innovation and lead to improvements in society. The objective of U.S.-Ireland R&D Partnership is to encourage trilateral, collaborative research projects that address significant research challenges, particularly in the areas of nanoscale science and engineering, sensors and sensor networks, telecommunications, energy and sustainability, and cybersecurity. National Science Foundation support for research and education in these areas will be through competitive awards via existing programs. 
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Agriculture and Rural Development

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative
Application Deadline: July 15, 2020
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture's Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative (AG2PI) focuses on collaborative science engagement and invites innovative research proposals that will lay the foundation for expanding knowledge concerning genomes and phenomes of crops and animals of importance to the agriculture sector of the United States. 
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Development of a Time Release Study Methodology for Agricultural Goods
Application Deadline: August 7, 2020
The Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) seeks a standardized methodology and metrics to measure the time release of agricultural goods across international borders. The methodology will be used to: 1) identify points of significant delay in the clearance of agricultural goods, so that FAS can work with trading partners to address these barriers and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of border procedures with the intent to speed clearance of agricultural goods; and 2) measure results from projects that support trade facilitation.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Food for Progress Program
Application Deadline: July 14, 2020
The Food for Progress Program provides for the donation of U.S. agricultural commodities to developing countries and emerging democracies committed to introducing and expanding free enterprise in the agricultural sector. The commodities are generally sold on the local market and the proceeds are used to support agricultural development activities.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Food Safety Inspection Service Food Emergency Response Network Cooperative Agreement
Application Deadline: July 13, 2020
The Food Emergency Response Network (FERN) currently comprises federal, state, and local government regulatory laboratories with varying capacities to perform threat agent testing. The FERN division in USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service is seeking to award a cooperative agreement for providing and maintaining, in its current active state, a secure communication and collaboration portal which will provide the FERN with capability, capacity, and readiness data for the network member laboratories.
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Arts and Humanities

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Arts and Cultural Heritage
This program seeks to nurture exceptional creative accomplishment, scholarship, and conservation practices in the arts while promoting a diverse and sustainable ecosystem for these disciplines. The program supports the work of outstanding artists, curators, conservators, and scholars and endeavors to strengthen performing arts organizations, art museums, research institutes, and conservation centers. Inquiries about possible support can be submitted on a rolling basis.
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Higher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities
Grants to research universities and institutes seek to help institutions train the next generation of faculty in the humanities, strengthen humanities research, and renew and broaden disciplines, research areas, and curricula. Inquiries about possible support can be submitted on a rolling basis.
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Scholarly Communications
This program assists research libraries, archives, museums, universities, presses, and arts organizations to realize the potential of digital technologies in furthering the collective understanding of societies and cultures around the world. The program promotes the common good by supporting the creation, dissemination, use, and preservation of original sources, interpretive scholarship in the humanities, and other scholarly and artistic materials. The program also aims to develop the sustainable tools, organizations, and networks of scholars and other professionals needed for these purposes. Inquiries about possible support can be submitted on a rolling basis.
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
This program supports residencies of at least eight weeks in the Bemis Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Residents enjoy generously sized, private live/work studios and access to center facilities.

The next two deadlines are April 15, 2020, and August 15, 2020.
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Department of Energy
Integrated University Program Nuclear Engineering Consortium for Nonproliferation
Application Deadline: July 29, 2020
The intent of this opportunity is to create a consortium of Institutions of Higher Education. The consortium may include student and research fellows and must have a long-term objective of building expertise in nuclear science and engineering.

National Institutes of Health
Asthma and Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Centers (U19 Clinical Trial Optional)
Application Deadline: August 28, 2020
This opportunity invites applications from single institutions or consortia of institutions to participate in the Asthma and Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Centers program. The program will support centers that integrate clinical and translational research to conduct studies on the mechanisms underlying the onset and progression of diseases of interest, including asthma, rhinitis (allergic and non-allergic), chronic rhinosinusitis, atopic dermatitis, food allergy, and drug allergy. 

An optional letter of intent is due 30 days prior to the application due date.

Only one application per institute 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 April 13, 2020. For more information regarding the internal selection process, visit or contact Tisha Mullen,, (472-2894).

National Institutes of Health
Laboratory, Data Analysis, and Coordinating Center (LDACC) for the Developmental Genotype-Tissue Expression Project (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Application Deadline: November 13, 2020
The National Human Genome Research Institute and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development are coordinating efforts for establishing a Developmental Genotype-Tissue Expression (dGTEx) Project, to catalog and analyze transcriptional profiles from a wide variety of tissues obtained from neonates, children, and adolescents in a post-mortem setting. The purpose of this opportunity is to solicit applications to develop and implement a Laboratory, Data Analysis, and Coordinating Center for the dGTEx Project. 

An optional letter of intent is due by October 13, 2020.
National Institutes of Health
Metastasis Research Network (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
The purpose of this opportunity  is to develop a comprehensive and cohesive understanding of cancer metastasis. Towards this goal, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will support several U54 Specialized Centers that together will form the Metastasis Research Network (MetNet). Each MetNet Center should propose an overarching scientific theme that will be pursued through two or three scientific inter- and multi-disciplinary basic research projects.

An optional letter of intent is due 30 days prior to the application due date. Applications are due September 28, 2020; and May 28, 2021.
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Conservation and the Environment

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Forest Service Northeast and Midwest Landscape Scale Restoration 2021
Application Deadline: September 17, 2020
The purpose of the Landscape Scale Restoration competitive grant program is to encourage collaborative, science-based restoration of priority forest landscapes, leverage public and private resources, and support priorities identified in State Forest Action Plans. 
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Wetland Mitigation Banking Program
Application Deadline: July 6, 2020
The Wetland Mitigation Banking Program (WMBP) supports the establishment and development of wetland mitigation banks to make credits available for agricultural producers. WMBP awardees work with the Natural Resources Conservation Service to develop a mitigation banking instrument that provides details for development, establishment, and operation of a mitigation banking program.

Coronavirus 2019

Department of Energy
Dear Colleague Letter: DOE Seeking Input and Collaboration on Science and Technology Response to COVID-19
The Department of Energy (DOE) encourages you to consider scientific questions that underpin COVID-19 response and that the research community may answer using DOE user facilities, computational resources, and enabling infrastructure. Please send research questions that the scientific community may address with DOE resources by email to
Department of Homeland Security
Innovative Commercial Products in Support of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response
Application Deadline: August 31, 2020
This general solicitation is seeking innovative commercial products that are in support of the COVID-19 response or similar microbial threats. Proposed innovative commercial products may be, but are not limited to, products that: 1) supplement shortages and/or emerging needs for personal protective equipment, 2) enhance or expedite screening capabilities, 3) enhance or expedite facility cleaning capabilities, 4) extend testing capabilities, 5) utilize technology to support the COVID-19 response, or 6) convert existing production and logistics operations to support the COVID-19 response.
Humanities Nebraska
CARES Grants
This program provides unrestricted funding to assist with programs, retention of staff, and general operating support during the COVID-19 crisis.
National Institutes of Health
Community Interventions to Address the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic among Health Disparity and Vulnerable Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
This opportunity encourages applications to implement and evaluate community interventions testing 1) the impacts of mitigation strategies to prevent COVID-19 transmission in NIH-designated health disparity populations and other vulnerable groups; and 2) already implemented, new, or adapted interventions to address the adverse psychosocial, behavioral, and socioeconomic consequences of the pandemic on the health of these groups.

Applications are due August 28, 2020, and December 1, 2020.
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Department of Defense
2020 Broad Agency Announcement U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
Application Deadline: February 5, 2021
The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has issued a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for various research and development topic areas. The ERDC is responsible for conducting research in the broad fields of hydraulics, dredging, coastal engineering, instrumentation, oceanography, remote sensing, geotechnical engineering, earthquake engineering, soil effects, vehicle mobility, self-contained munitions, military engineering, geophysics, pavements, protective structures, aquatic plants, water quality, dredged material, treatment of hazardous waste, wetlands, physical/mechanical/chemical properties of snow and other frozen precipitation, infrastructure and environmental issues for installations, computer science, telecommunications management, energy, facilities maintenance, materials and structures, engineering processes, environmental processes, land and heritage conservation, and ecological processes.
Department of Defense
AFRL Space Vehicles and Directed Energy University Assistance Instruments
Application Deadline: December 19, 2023
This program funds directed energy  and space vehicles-related basic, applied, and advanced research projects that are of interest to the Department of Defense. The scope of the research will include the entire spectrum of SV and RD technology that is applicable to the Air Force, including all peripherally-related space vehicle and directed energy research.
Department of Defense
Airman Readiness Medical Research Hybrid Broad Agency Announcement
Application Deadline: April 30, 2026
This opportunity solicits White Papers with the focus of conducting medical research in support of optimizing of the warfighter by enabling, enhancing, restoring, and sustaining the Airman to more effectively execute the Air Force mission.
Department of Defense
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program
Application Deadline: July 23, 2020
The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program (ALSRP) is guided by a vision to improve treatment and find a cure for ALS. Through its award mechanisms and funding recommendations, the ALSRP specifically supports innovative preclinical research targeting development of new therapeutics for ALS. The program is currently accepting applications through three award mechanisms: 1) Therapeutic Development Award; 2) Therapeutic Idea Award; and 3) Clinical Development Award.  

Preproposals are required by April 15, 2020.
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Education and Outreach

Camille & Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program
Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program
Application Deadline: August 6, 2020
The Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences at undergraduate institutions. Based on institutional nominations, the program provides discretionary funding to faculty at an early stage in their careers. The award is based on accomplishment in scholarly research with undergraduates, as well as a compelling commitment to teaching, and provides an unrestricted research grant of $75,000.
Department of Energy
Educational Materials for Professional Organizations Working on Efficiency and Renewable Energy Developments
Application Deadline: July 8, 2020
The Educational Materials for Professional Organizations Working on Efficiency and Renewable Energy Developments (EMPOWERED) funding program seeks to provide professionals with educational materials and training resources in fields newly interacting with distributed energy resources (DER). In this program, DER includes distributed solar, like on homes and businesses, as well as efficient building technologies and sustainable transportation technologies, such as electric vehicles.

Concept papers are due May 5, 2020.
Department of Transportation
National Summer Transportation Institute
The National Summer Transportation Institute Program creates awareness and stimulates interest in middle and high school students about educational and career opportunities in transportation. 

This is a multiyear solicitation for FY 2018 thru FY 2020. The closing date each year will be as promulgated by the applicable State's Federal Highway Administration Division Office for each State or Territory, but no later than the 1st business day after November 30th.
National Institutes of Health
Enhancing Science, Technology, EnginEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences (R25)
This program is intended to expose students to bioengineering research early in their college careers and interest them in potentially pursuing advanced studies in bioengineering or a related field.It supports  creative educational activities with a primary focus on courses for skills development and research experiences for undergraduate freshmen and sophomores from diverse backgrounds.

Application due dates vary. See solicitation for details.
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Engineering and Technology

Department of Defense
Nuclear Command, Control and Communication
The Air Force Research Laboratory is soliciting white papers under this Broad Agency Announcement for research, development, integration, test and evaluation of technologies/techniques to advance the state of the art of the Air Force's nuclear command, control and communication capabilities. White papers will be accepted until September 30, 2020. Recommended due dates are March 1 of each fiscal year.
Department of Energy
Advanced Reactor Demonstration
Application Deadline: August 12, 2020
This program is intended to facilitate the development of U.S. private industry advanced nuclear reactor demonstrations. It will provide funding for several advanced reactors that are reliable, cost effective, licensable, and commercially viable.

Letters of intent are required and due June 11, 2020.
Department of Energy
American-Made Solar Prize
This program seeks applications that intend to accelerate the development of technologies and solutions that will advance the solar industry; enable rapid prototyping of ground-breaking solar solutions and prove their viability; provide connections to a network of solar industry experts, fabricators, and developers; and connect entrepreneurs with the investor community to help solar businesses and technical solutions scale.
No deadlines for this competition have been formally announced at this time. Applicants are encouraged to preregister using the program website to receive notifications about submission guidelines. 

Department of Energy
Energy Storage for Fossil Power Generation
Application Deadline: August 13, 2020
This opportunity is focused on maturing energy storage technologies that have the potential to be integrated with large scale fossil assets, both existing and new build, with and without carbon capture.

Concept papers are due June 16, 2020.
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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships
American Association for the Advancement of Science
AAAS Science and Technology Fellowships
Application Deadline: November 1, 2020
The American Association for the Advancement of Science is soliciting applications to its Science and Technology Fellowship Program, which allows scientists and engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking and contribute their knowledge and analytical skills in the policy realm. Fellows will serve a yearlong assignment in a selected area of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of the federal government in Washington, D.C., and enhance their professional influence by tackling problems and participating in policy development and implementation. Scientists and engineers from a broad range of backgrounds, disciplines, and career stages are encouraged to apply.
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University
Belfer Center Fellowships
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
Air Force Fiscal Year 2021 Young Investigator Research Program
Application Deadline: July 14, 2020
The Fiscal Year 2021 Air Force Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) intends to support young in career scientists and engineers who have received Ph.D. or equivalent degrees by April 1, 2012 or later showing exceptional ability and promise for conducting basic research.

White papers must be received no later than May 14, 2020.
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International Education Administration Seminar (Taiwan)
Application Deadline: September 15, 2020
The International Education Administrators (IEA) seminar program offers U.S. international education professionals and senior higher education officials an opportunity to create connect with the societal, cultural, and higher education systems in another country. Grantees will learn about Tawian's education system as well as establish networks of U.S. and international colleagues over the course of an intensive two week grant duration. Seminar Activities Include campus visits with a cross-section of universities and colleges; briefings with faculty and administration, government officials, and leading educational experts at public and private institutions; and tours of historical and cultural sites.
International Research Collaboration on Drug Abuse and Addiction Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
This announcement encourages collaborative research applications on drug abuse and addiction that (1) take advantage of unusual opportunities that exist outside the United States to access talent, resources, populations, or environmental conditions in other countries that will speed scientific discovery; (2) describe how the research will significantly advance U.S. health sciences; (3) demonstrate specific relevance to the NIDA mission and objectives; and (4) include an investigator from a U.S. institution and a non-U.S. citizen partner living and working in another country.

Standard and AIDS application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
USAID Growth through Nutrition Activity
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 Defense
Data-led Governing: Raising the Bar for States' Criminal Justice Policy and Practice
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.

Libraries and Museums

National Archives and Records Administration
Access to Historical Records: Archival Projects
Application Deadline: October 8, 2020
This program supports projects that will significantly improve online public discovery and use of historical records collections. Projects may preserve and process historical records to: 1) convert existing description for online access, 2) create new online finding aids to collections, or 3) digitize historical records collections and make them freely available online.
National Archives and Records Administration
Public Engagement with Historical Records
Application Deadline: October 8, 2020
This program supports projects that encourage public engagement with historical records, including the development of new tools that enable people to engage online. The program is looking for projects that create models and technologies that other institutions can freely adopt.

Life Sciences

Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
Large Research Projects for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (R01)
This announcement invites applications for grant funding to conduct large research projects focused on combating antibiotic-resistant bacteria. 

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
Drug Development Program
The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation is soliciting proposals to develop therapeutics for Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. This RFP focuses on building preclinical evidence in animal models and on advancing lead molecules to the clinical candidate selection stage. The proposed studies should have a high probability of reaching IND-enabling studies within two years. Specifically, the Drug Development RFP supports: Preclinical pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, target engagement, and preliminary rodent tolerability In vivo efficacy or proof-of-concept studies.

Letters of intent are due by July 10, 2020. Invited full proposals are due by August 7, 2020.
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
Neuroimaging and CSF Biomarker Development Program
The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation is soliciting proposals for research to develop biomarkers for which there is a clear clinical need in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Specifically, this RFP focuses on developing novel PET ligands for clinical use, supporting novel CSF biomarkers, and validating established MRI approaches in larger cohorts.

Letters of Intent are due by July 10, 2020. Full invited proposals are due by August 7, 2020.
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
Prevention Beyond the Pipeline
The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation is soliciting proposals to support comparative effectiveness research, prevention clinical trials, and epidemiological studies that probe whether the use or choice of drugs alters the risk for dementia or cognitive decline. Specifically, the Prevention Beyond the Pipeline RFP supports studies leveraging the Consortium of Cohorts for Alzheimer's Prevention Action, comparative effectiveness research, and studies of cognitive decline and cognitive reserve: 

Letters of Intent are due by July 10, 2020. Full invited proposals are due by August 7, 2020.
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Mathematics and Physical Sciences

Department of Energy
Collaborative Fusion Energy Research in the DIII-D National Program
Application Deadline: March 5, 2019
The Department of Energy Office of Science program in Fusion Energy Sciences hereby announces its interest in receiving grant applications for collaborative research in fusion energy science as part of the DIII-D national research program. The mission of the DIII-D program is to establish the scientific basis for the optimization of the tokamak approach to fusion energy production. Pre-applications are required and due January 15, 2019.
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This program solicits research proposals to conduct scientific investigations using or enhancing the utilization of data obtained by the Cassini mission. For the purposes of this solicitation, "data" is understood to include both uncalibrated and calibrated data as well as higher-order data products produced from the mission data. 

A required Step-1 proposal is due May 7, 2020. Step-2 proposals are due July 9, 2020.

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This program supports outstanding scientific research and career development of scientists at the early stage of their professional careers. The program aims to encourage innovative research initiatives and cultivate diverse scientific leadership in Heliophysics and is designed to foster the empowerment, inspiration, and education of the next generation of space researchers.

A required Step-1 proposal is due May 13, 2020. Step-2 proposals are due August 12, 2020.
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The Heliophysics Guest Investigator Open (H-GIO) program is intended to maximize the scientific return from operating missions by providing support for research that is beyond the scope of work of the mission science teams. All H-GIO investigations must be intensive data analysis efforts.

A required Step-1 proposal is due April 15, 2020. Step-2 proposals are due July 15, 2020.
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Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases
P01/Multiple PI Pilot Grant RFA
The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases (NPOD) invites applications for its multiple PI pilot grant competition. The primary objective of this pilot grant program is to stimulate collaborative, multidisciplinary research in the area of obesity research and/or signaling by nutrients or bioactive food compounds, and to enhance competitiveness in securing major external, preferably federal support. The winning team will have three to five faculty from at least two different departments or schools.

Letters of intent are due September 1, 2020. Full invited proposals are due October 1, 2020.

NU-wide Funding Opportunities

Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases (NPOD)
Revision Grants
NPOD is soliciting proposals for up to $50,000 in its revision grants program. NPOD will provide funding for a grant application that was submitted to a federal agency or external foundation and received a highly favorable score by the review panel. The primary objective of this revision grant program is to generate additional preliminary data that will help to get a revised grant application funded. Research supported by this program must be in the area of obesity research and/or signaling by nutrients or bioactive food compounds.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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Archiving and Documenting Child Health and Human Development Data Sets (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
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.
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)
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.
Implementing and Sustaining Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Low-Resource Settings to Achieve Equity in Outcomes (R34 Clinical Trial Required )
This opportunity supports pilot work for subsequent studies testing the effectiveness of strategies to deliver evidence-based mental health services, treatment interventions, and/or preventive interventions (EBPs) in low-resource mental health specialty and non-specialty settings within the United States. This opportunity targets settings where EBPs are not currently delivered or delivered with fidelity, such that there are disparities in mental health and related functional outcomes for the population(s) served.

An optional letter of intent is due by January 24, 2020 for application due dates of February 24, 2020 and August 25, 2020.
NARMS Cooperative Agreement Program to Strengthen Antibiotic Resistance Surveillance in Retail Food Specimens (U01) Clinical Trials Not Allowed
The purpose of this opporunity is to protect and promote public health by enhancing, strengthening and sustaining antibiotic resistance surveillance in retail food specimens within the NARMS program. The NARMS cooperative agreements is intended to improve the detection of antibiotic resistance among bacteria in food commodities, as well as expand to new sites to expand the scope of sampling.

An optional letter of intent is due April 3, 2020; April 1, 2021; and April 1, 2022 for the respective due dates of May 11, 2020; May 3, 2021; and May 2, 2022.
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Social Sciences

American Psychological Association
Early Career Grant to Support Community-based Workshops
Application Deadline: September 25, 2020
The American Psychological Association is soliciting proposals for community-based workshops or trainings in all areas of psychology (education, practice, public interest and science). These community-based grants aim to be a source of funding to have the following three purposes: (1) support interested individuals or groups of individuals to gain or enhance their training, facilitation and leadership skills while delivering psychological expertise in local communities; (2) provide psychological expertise in local communities so that attendees of the training/workshop learn specific skills from expert(s) in the chosen topic(s); (3) and serve as demonstration models for the participant's future engagement in their community. 
American Psychological Foundation
Bruce and Jane Walsh Grant in Memory of John Holland
Application Deadline: September 15, 2020
The Bruce and Jane Walsh Grant in Memory of John Holland supports scientific, scholarly or applied research and/or educational activities investigating how personality, culture and environment influence work behavior and health (mental and physical). Preference will be given to early career psychologists (ten years or less postdoctoral), and pilot projects that, if successful, would be strong candidates for support from major federal and foundation funding agencies, and "demonstration projects" that promise to generalize broadly to similar settings in other geographical areas and/or to other settings.
American Psychological Foundation
David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant
Application Deadline: September 15, 2020
The David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant supports innovative basic and clinical research on anxiety and anxiety related disorders conducted by graduate students and early career researchers. Awards will provide up to $8,500 to support innovative basic and clinical research on anxiety and anxiety related disorders.
American Psychological Foundation
Drs. Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grants
Application Deadline: September 15, 2020
The Drs. Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grant seeks to seed innovation through supporting research, education and intervention projects and programs that use psychology to solve social problems in the following priority areas: applying psychology to at-risk, vulnerable populations; preventing violence; understanding the connection between behavior and health; and understanding and eliminating stigma and prejudice.
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Department of Transportation
Rail Safety Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis
Application Deadline: July 5, 2020
Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) programs explore promising but unproven concepts with the potential to advance specific surface transportation systems.  The Rail Safety IDEA program investigates innovative concepts and methods to improve safety and performance of railroads.
Department of Transportation
Real-Time Transit Infrastructure and Rolling Stock Condition Assessment Demonstration Program
Application Deadline: July 17, 2020
This opportunity seeks projects that demonstrate innovative, effective approaches, practices, partnerships, and technologies that 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
The goal of this program is to enhance the competitiveness of faculty submitting grant proposals requesting R01 grant support for biomedical research funding from the National Institutes of Health. 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis at any time. 
Office of Research and Economic Development
Revision Awards
This program is designed to enhance the competitiveness of faculty revising and resubmitting grant proposals by providing developmental and/or financial support to help improve highly meritorious, but previously unfunded federal funding proposals that are eligible for resubmission.

Applications for Revision Awards are accepted on a rolling basis.

Visiting Scholar