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Miscellaneous

Department of Defense
DEPSCoR DoD Day
https://www.usd.edu/research/depscor-dod-day
The Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) seeks to enhance the capabilities of institutes of higher education in certain states, including Nebraska. To meet the directives outlined by Congress, the Department of Defense (DoD) is hosting outreach meetings to educate researchers about the DoD Research Enterprise.

The next meeting will be on April 21, 2020 at the University of South Dakota. Program officers from the Army, Navy, Air Force and other DoD representatives will participate in the meeting, which will cover the following topics: How to work with the DoD; How to make connections with DoD program officers; How to pursue funding opportunities specific to DEPSCoR; and How to pursue other programs within the Basic Research Office.

Registration for the event is available here.
Department of Energy
Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=322059
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.
Department of Energy
Facilities Integrating Collaborations for User Science: Joint Genome Institute and Environmental Molecular Science Laboratory
https://jgi.doe.gov/user-programs/program-info/ficus-overview/emsl/?MessageRunDetailID=1241199659&PostID=4558012&utm_medium=email&utm_source=rasa_io
Application Deadline: May 4, 2020
This joint call represents a unique opportunity for researchers to combine the power of genomics and molecular characterization in one proposed research project. Successful applications will address high risk/high payoff projects in the focus topic areas that can be completed in an 18- to 24-month timeline; use a range of the capabilities of each facility; and generate datasets beyond what users of each of these facilities could generate through separate projects.

Letters of Intent are required and due March 18, 2020.
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. 
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Agriculture and Rural Development

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Alignment of Pesticide Regulations and Standards in Africa
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1SIGt5nx9pSuKkp925VNzY_9OKb9D6hbX/view?usp=sharing
Application Deadline: April 17, 2020
This opportunity provides funding to harmonize pesticide maximum residue limits (MRLs) in Africa and support adoption of regulations that are science-based and backed by the World Trade Organization Sanitary and Phytosanitary Agreement. Expected outcomes of this project will be the alignment of pesticide registration systems and MRL standard setting across the four regions of Africa.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Emergency Citrus Disease Research and Extension Program Pre-Application
https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/emergency-citrus-disease-research-and-extension-program-ecdre-pre-application
Application Deadline: May 4, 2020
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture requests pre-applications for the Emergency Citrus Disease Research and Extension (ECDRE) program for fiscal year 2020. The overarching goals and desired outcomes for the ECDRE program are to: 1) combat Huanglongbing (HLB) and its disease complex in order to continue to be able to farm citrus in a financially sustainable way through collaborative approaches and knowledge; 2) transition from component-focused research to deploying research outcomes and conclusions on farms; and 3) encourage research teams to bring knowledge together to find grower solutions to combat and prevent HLB infection.
USDA
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (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. 

Application deadline dates vary by program area priority. See solicitation for details. 
USDA
Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP)
https://www.ams.usda.gov/sites/default/files/media/2020_FSMIP_RFA.pdf
Application Deadline: May 11, 2020
FSMIP Proposals may focus on addressing barriers, overcoming challenges, or realizing opportunities manifesting at any stage of the marketing chain including direct, wholesale, and retail. Proposals must have a strong marketing focus, must involve research, and the primary beneficiaries must be agricultural producers and agribusinesses. Proposals that involve training or education programs must include a research component that tests the effects of the program on the marketing goals. 
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Arts and Humanities

American Music Therapy Association
Arthur Flagler Fultz Research Award
https://www.musictherapy.org/research/fultz/
Application Deadline: May 8, 2020
This award program is designed to encourage, promote, and fund music therapy research and/or conduct research on new and innovative music therapy treatments.
American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
Scholarships and Grant Opportunities
https://www.asid.org/resources/awards/scholarships-and-grants
Application Deadline: April 15, 2020
A number of annual scholarships and grant opportunities are available to expand research and knowledge around the impact of interior design on behavior, health, and well-being. Opportunities are available for both students and professionals (e.g., faculty).
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Arts and Cultural Heritage
https://mellon.org/programs/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
https://mellon.org/programs/higher-education-and-scholarship-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.
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Centers

National Institutes of Health
Asthma and Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Centers (U19 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-20-007.html
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 http://research.unl.edu/limited-submissions-funding-programs/ or contact Tisha Mullen, tgilreathmullen2@unl.edu, (472-2894).

National Institutes of Health
Polygenic Risk Score Methods and Analysis for Populations of Diverse Ancestry Coordinating Center (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HG-20-002.html
Application Deadline: June 23, 2020
The goal of this opportunity is to establish a Coordinating Center for Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Methods and Analysis for Populations of Diverse Ancestry to provide centralized support, infrastructure, coordination, and data analysis for a program to collaboratively generate and refine PRS for populations of diverse ancestry by integrating existing datasets with genomic and phenotype data for a range of complex diseases and traits.

An optional letter of intent is due 30 days prior to the application due date.
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
Animal and Biological Material Resource Centers (P40) (Clinical Trials Not-Allowed)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-OD-20-002.html
This opportunity encourages grant applications for national Animal and Biological Material Resource Centers. These Centers provide support for special colonies of laboratory animals, as well as other resources such as informatics tools, reagents, cultures (cells, tissues, and organs) and genetic stocks that serve the biomedical research community in a variety of research areas on a local, regional, and national basis.

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

NASA
ROSES 2020: Land Cover/ Land Use Change
https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?solId={D17448F8-8CF2-1868-AF9D-A0056E7D983C}&path=&method=init
Application Deadline: June 1, 2020
The NASA Land-Cover/Land-Use Change (LCLUC) program is aimed at using satellite observations to improve our understanding of LCLUC as an important component of Earth System Science. This call is requesting proposals on the use of Multi-Source Land Imaging to identify high impact LCLUC "hotspot" areas around the globe where human-induced LCLUC is occurring at a landscape scale (of the order of 10,000 km2). The types of LCLUC considered should include at least two of the following sectors: agriculture, forestry, urban, coastal zone.

An optional Notice of Intent is due March 16, 2020.
NSF
Critical Aspects of Sustainability
https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505673
This program seeks to support basic research through core disciplinary programs aimed at improving the sustainability of resources for future generations while maintaining or improving current products in order to offer technologically-advanced, economically competitive, environmentally-benign, and useful materials to a global society. Proposals are submitted to the relevant core programs in participating divisions. See the program description for a complete list of participating divisions and their priorities. The due date for any proposal is the due date for submission to that program in that division. 
NSF
Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER): New Urban Site
https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505675
Application Deadline: June 15, 2020
The LTER program enables research to advance the understanding of long-term ecological dynamics, processes, and phenomena. It provides researchers a unique opportunity to obtain an integrated, holistic understanding of populations, communities, and ecosystems that is not possible through individual, short-term awards. With this solicitation, the LTER program is especially interested in how human activities in urban settings interact with natural processes to determine ecological outcomes over the long term. Thus, to enhance the scope and disciplinary breadth of the LTER Program, NSF invites proposals to establish a new urban LTER site.

Required preliminary proposals are due December 4, 2019
USDA
2020 Urban and Community Forestry (U&CF) Challenge Cost Share Grant Program
https://grants.urbanandcommunityforests.org/
Application Deadline: April 17, 2020
To better equip our communities in preventing and responding to these threats, the U&CF program requests innovative proposals that strengthen urban and community forest resiliency and align with the goals in the National Ten Year Urban and Community Forestry Action Plan (2016-2026). Collaborative solutions may include but are not limited to: research; prevention; planning; policy; preparedness; implementation; best management practices; recovery; and reforestation that promotes the resilience of our Nation's urban and community forests.   
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Coronavirus 2019

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Enhancing Global Health Security: Expanding Efforts and Strategies to Protect and Improve Public Health Globally
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=320394
Application Deadline: April 27, 2020
This funding opportunity seeks to build upon previously funded global health security (GHS) activities to collaboratively work with Ministries of Health to develop a roadmap to International Health Regulations compliance and achievement of the GHS targets and action packages. This announcement is only for non-research activities.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Global Health Security Partnerships: Expanding and Improving Public Health Laboratory Strategies and Systems
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=320733
Application Deadline: May 4, 2020
This opportunity is to continue to support the implementation and expansion of programs and activities previously funded under CDC-RFA-GH15-1632 that focus on protecting and improving public health globally by building or strengthening public health laboratory capacity. This announcement is only for non-research activities.
Department of Defense
Prototype Development to Combat Novel Coronavirus Disease COVID-19 Pre-announcement
https://beta.sam.gov/opp/53badf9fb02349e78839a541495efc6a/view
The Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC) is excited to post this pre-announcement for a potential Request for Project Proposals (RPP) focused on the development of prototypes aimed to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19). The upcoming RPP(s) will be posted to the MTEC website (mtec-sc.org) and a notice will be posted on www.beta.SAM.gov to notify interested parties.
Department of Energy
Dear Colleague Letter: DOE Seeking Input and Collaboration on Science and Technology Response to COVID-19
https://science.osti.gov/-/media/sc-1/pdf/COVID-19-letter.pdf?la=en&hash=2A142317F56F185FC3E2CEF0AEAD6CACB3E70C7F
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 SC.DCL@science.doe.gov.
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Defense

Department of Defense
2020 Broad Agency Announcement U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=325483
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
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 Program
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/alsrp
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.
Department of Defense
Autism Research Program
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/arp
Application Deadline: July 28, 2020
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 April 28, 2020.
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Education and Outreach

Department of Education
Technical Assistance and Dissemination to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities: Model Demonstration Projects to Develop Coaching Systems
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-03-03/pdf/2020-04316.pdf
Application Deadline: May 4, 2020
The purpose of the Technical Assistance and Dissemination to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities program is to promote academic achievement and to improve results for children with disabilities by providing technical assistance, supporting model demonstration projects, disseminating useful information, and implementing activities that are supported by scientifically based research.
Department of Transportation
National Summer Transportation Institute
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=308558
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.
NASA
ROSES 2020: Science Activation Program Integration
https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?solId={1FB5B0CC-E90C-F0A0-BC4C-6F8D9DD1A3EC}&path=&method=init
Application Deadline: May 27, 2020
Science Activation Program (SciAct) seeks to further enable NASA science experts and content into the learning environment more effectively and efficiently with learners of all ages. Proposers must propose and explain processes to integrate subject matter experts into the SciAct portfolio towards the overall outcome of more effectively and efficiently connecting with learners of all ages, and/or processes to broaden participation in SciAct offerings.

An optional Notice of Intent is due by March 25, 2020.
National Institute of Health
Special Topic Research Education Course: Exploring Auditory and Vestibular Biology (R25 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DC-20-001.html
Application Deadline: June 26, 2020
The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The overarching goal of this R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation's biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.
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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 Vehicle Technologies Research Funding Opportunity Announcement
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=323822
Application Deadline: April 28, 2020
This opportunity seeks research projects to address priorities in the following areas: advanced batteries and electrification in support of the recently-announced DOE Energy Storage Grand Challenge; advanced engine and fuel technologies, including technologies for off-road applications and alternative fueled engines; lightweight materials; new mobility technologies (energy efficient mobility systems); and alternative fuels technology demonstrations.

Concept papers are due February 21, 2020.
Department of Energy
American-Made Solar Prize
https://americanmadechallenge.org/solarprize?utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=6860478f80-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_01_30&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-6860478f80-212708225
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
Bioenergy Technologies Multi-Topic FOA
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=323820
Application Deadline: May 14, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) requests applications across five programs: Feedstock Supply and Logistics; Advanced Algal Systems; Conversion Technologies; Advanced Development and Optimization; and Strategic Analysis and Crosscutting Sustainability.

Concept papers are due March 5, 2020.
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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships



https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=9372
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. 
Bogliasco Foundation
Bogliasco Fellowships
https://www.bfny.org/en/apply
The Bogliasco Foundation offers one-month residencies to individuals who can demonstrate notable achievement in the arts and humanities. The residential fellowships take place at the foundation's study center in Italy's most vibrant, historic crossroads, where gifted artists and scholars of all cultures come together to connect, create, and disseminate significant new work.

The next two upcoming deadlines are January 15, 2020, and April 15, 2020.
Department of Defense
Air Force Fiscal Year 2021 Young Investigator Research Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=325614
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

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.
NSF
International Research and Education Network Connections (IRNC)
https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503382
Application Deadline: April 8, 2020
The IRNC Base program supports high-performance network connectivity required by international science and engineering research and education collaborations involving the NSF research community. High-performance network connections and infrastructure funded by this program are intended to support science and engineering research and education applications, and preference will be given to solutions that provide the best economy of scale and demonstrate the ability to support the largest communities of interest with the broadest services. Funded projects will assist the U.S. research and education community by enabling state-of-the-art international network services and access to increased collaboration and data services. 
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

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Research Grants to Prevent Firearm-Related Violence and Injuries
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=323815
Application Deadline: May 5, 2020
The intent of this announcement is to support research to help inform the development of innovative and promising opportunities to enhance safety and prevent firearm-related injuries, deaths, and crime, and rigorously evaluate the effectiveness of innovative and promising strategies to keep individuals, families, schools, and communities safe from firearm-related injuries, deaths, and crime.
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
Assessing the Effectiveness of the Second Chance Act Grant Program: A Phased Evaluation Approach
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=325781
Application Deadline: May 26, 2020
This solicitation requests proposals for research to evaluate the effectiveness of the Second Chance Act grant program in improving reentry and reducing recidivism.
Department of Justice
Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearm Violence
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=324045
Application Deadline: April 13, 2020
This solicitation seeks applications for funding of research and program evaluation projects that inform efforts to prevent and reduce intentional, interpersonal firearm violence in the United States.
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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.
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. 
National Institutes of Health
Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (R21 - Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-150.html
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities invites applications to support short-term exploratory or developmental research projects that have the potential to break new ground in the fields of minority health and/or health disparities or extend previous discoveries toward new directions or applications that can directly contribute to improving minority health and/or reducing health disparities in the U.S.

Standard due dates apply.
National Institutes of Health
Polygenic Risk Score Methods and Analysis for Populations of Diverse Ancestry Study Sites (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HG-20-001.html
Application Deadline: June 23, 2020
This opportunity intends to establish Study Sites for Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Methods and Analysis for Populations of Diverse Ancestry to collaboratively generate and refine PRS for populations of diverse ancestry by integrating existing datasets with genomic and phenotype data for a range of complex diseases and traits.

An optional letter of intent is due 30 days prior to the application due date.
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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
Collaborative Research on International and Domestic Spherical Tokamaks
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=324415
Application Deadline: April 9, 2020
This program is receiving grant applications for collaborative research on the National Spherical Torus Experiment Upgrade at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, as well as other international and domestic spherical tokamak facilities. Only applications for collaborative research on international and domestic spherical tokamaks should be submitted to this opportunity.

Pre-applications are required and due February 27, 2020.
Department of Energy
Earth System Model Development and Analysis
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=323132
Application Deadline: April 7, 2020
The Department of Energy Office of Science program in Biological and Environmental Research (BER) announces its interest in receiving research applications for Earth and Environmental Systems Modeling (EESM). The goal of the EESM portfolio within the BER program is to develop and demonstrate advanced modeling and simulation capabilities, in order to enhance the predictability of the Earth system over multiple temporal and spatial scales.

Pre-applications are required and due February 14, 2020.
Department of Energy
Opportunities in Frontier Plasma Science
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=325269
Application Deadline: May 8, 2020
The Department of Energy Office of Science program in Fusion Energy Sciences announces its interest in receiving grant applications from U.S. researchers for carrying out frontier plasma science experiments.

Letters of intent are required and due April 6, 2020.
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NU-wide Funding Opportunities

Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases (NPOD)
Revision Grants
https://cehs.unl.edu/npod/npod-revision-grant-rfa-2019/
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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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.
NIH
Implementing and Sustaining Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Low-Resource Settings to Achieve Equity in Outcomes (R34 Clinical Trial Required )
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-20-401.html
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.
NIH
NARMS Cooperative Agreement Program to Strengthen Antibiotic Resistance Surveillance in Retail Food Specimens (U01) Clinical Trials Not Allowed
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-124.html
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

Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University
Hayek Fund for Scholars
https://theihs.org/funding/hayekfund/
This program supports students and faculty who are researching and teaching the ideas of liberty within the social sciences and humanities by funding a wide range of research- and career-advancing activities. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
NIH
Accelerating the Pace of Drug Abuse Research Using Existing Data (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-368.html
The opportunity supports innovative analysis of existing social science, behavioral, administrative, and neuroimaging data to study the etiology and epidemiology of substance using behaviors (defined as alcohol, tobacco, prescription and other substances) and related disorders, prevention of substance use and HIV, and health service utilization.
Standard due dates apply.
NIH
Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Epidemic in Minority Health and Health Disparities Research in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-747.html
This announcement seeks to support investigative and collaborative research focused on determining the mechanisms for the variation in the prevalence of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), and understanding and reducing disparities in opioid care in minority health and health disparity populations in the U.S. This initiative will also seek to identify multi-level intervention strategies at the institutional and systems level for addressing OUD in these populations.

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
NIH
Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Epidemic in Minority Health and Health Disparities Research in the U.S. (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-745.html
The purpose of this announcement is to encourage developmental and exploratory research focused on determining the mechanisms for the variation in the prevalence of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD), and understanding and reducing disparities in opioid care in minority health and health disparity populations in the U.S. This initiative will also seek to identify multi-level intervention strategies at the institutional and systems level for addressing OUD in these populations.

Application dates vary. See solicitation for details.
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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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