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Miscellaneous

American Philosophical Society
Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research in Astrobiology
https://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/lewis-and-clark-fund-exploration-and-field-research-astrobiology
Application Deadline: February 17, 2020
This program provides grants to graduate students and postdoctoral and junior scientists who wish to participate in field studies for their theses or for other purposes in any area of interest to astrobiology.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
NIOSH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (U13)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=256754

The purpose of this program is to support high quality and impact scientific conferences/meetings that are relevant to NIOSH’s scientific mission, program priorities, and to the public health. The mission of NIOSH is to generate new knowledge in the field of occupational safety and health and to transfer that knowledge into practice for the betterment of workers.

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.

Department of Energy
Continuation 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.
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

USDA
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Foundational and Applied Science
https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/agriculture-and-food-research-initiative-foundational-applied-science-program
The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Foundational and Applied Science Program supports grants in six AFRI priority areas to advance knowledge in both fundamental and applied sciences important to agriculture. The six priority areas are: 1) Plant Health and Production and Plant Products; 2) Animal Health and Production and Animal Products; 3) Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health; 4) Bioenergy, Natural Resources, and Environment; 5) Agriculture Systems and Technology; and 6) Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities. 

Application due dates and letter of intent requirements vary by program area priority. See solicitation for details. 
USDA
Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=313810
This initiative aims to solve critical organic agriculture issues, priorities, or problems through the integration of research, education, and extension activities.

Proposals for fiscal year 2019 are due May 2, 2019. Proposals for fiscal year 2020 are due January 23, 2020.

Arts and Humanities

American Academy in Rome
Rome Prize
http://www.aarome.org/apply/rome-prize/procedure-requirements
The Rome Prize supports innovative and cross-disciplinary work in the arts and humanities. The fellowships include a stipend, meals, a bedroom with a private bath, and study or studio in Rome. 

The deadline for applications is November 1, 2019, but applications will also be accepted until November 15, 2019, for an additional fee.
American Council of Learned Societies
ACLS Digital Extension Grants
http://www.acls.org/programs/digitalextension/
Application Deadline: January 8, 2020
This program supports digitally based research projects in all disciplines of the humanities and related social sciences that extend the opportunity to participate in the digital transformation of humanistic inquiry to a greater number of humanities scholars.
American Council of Learned Societies
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation New Professorships in Buddhist Studies
https://www.acls.org/Competitions-and-Deadlines/The-Robert-H-N-Ho-Family-Foundation-Program-in-Buddhist-Studies#np
Application Deadline: January 8, 2020
These grants are awarded to institutions of higher education to support new teaching positions in Buddhist studies.
American Philosophical Society
Franklin Research Grants
https://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/franklin-research-grants?utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=0e35671aa3-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_09_05_04_40&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-0e35671aa3-212708225
These small grants for scholars support the cost of research leading to publication in all areas of knowledge. The program is particularly designed to help meet the costs of travel to libraries and archives for research purposes; the purchase of microfilm, photocopies, or equivalent research materials; the costs associated with fieldwork; or laboratory research expenses.

The next two deadlines for this program are October 1, 2019, and December 2, 2019.
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Centers

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
Cancer Center Support Grants (CCSGs) for NCI-designated Cancer Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-043.html
This opportunity invites applications for P30  CCSGs to support NCI-designated Cancer Centers. Cancer Centers supported through this opportunity are expected to serve as major sources of discovery of the nature of cancer and of development of more effective approaches to prevention, diagnosis, and therapy; to contribute significantly to the development of Shared Resources that support research; to collaborate and coordinate their research efforts with other NCI-funded programs and investigators; and to disseminate research findings for the benefit of the community.

Standard due dates apply.
NIH
Center of Excellence for Natural Product Drug interaction Research (U54 Clinical Trial Required)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AT-20-002.html
Application Deadline: November 22, 2019
This opportunity solicits applications for a Center of Excellence for Natural Product Drug Interaction Research to provide leadership in the study of natural product drug interactions. The ultimate goals of this program are to 1) clearly establish the clinical relevance of pharmacokinetic interactions from a select number of natural products, and 2) provide guidance and leadership to the broader research community on how best to research metabolism mediated drug interactions involving complex natural products. See solicitation for details.

An optional letter of intent is due 30 days prior to the application due date.
NIH
Center of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health (P01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-379.html
This announcement encourages the submission of applications that requires multi-project, synergistic collaboration between outstanding scientists that blends multiple research approaches by multi-disciplinary research teams. This Center of Excellence for Research on Complementary and Integrative Health (CERCIH) program is designed to support three or more highly meritorious projects that can offer significant scientific advantages and "synergy" that could not be achieved by supporting the same projects as individual research grants. Each CERCIH must be focused on questions of high relevance to the mission of NCCIH.

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
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Conservation and the Environment

National Park Service
Save America's Treasures Grants
https://www.nps.gov/preservation-grants/sat/index.html
Application Deadline: December 10, 2019
These grants provide preservation and/or conservation assistance to nationally significant historic properties and collections that convey our nation's rich heritage to future generations of Americans.
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
Surdna Foundation
Sustainable Environments Program
https://surdna.org/programs/sustainable-environments/
The Sustainable Environments Program supports the creation of just and sustainable communities in which low-wealth and communities of color have the power to self-determine the ownership, control, and stewardship of land and its infrastructure assets. Letters of inquiry are accepted on a rolling basis.
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Defense

Department of Defense
AFRL Space Vehicles and Directed Energy University Assistance Instruments
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=311454
Application Deadline: December 19, 2023
This program funds directed energy  and space vehicles-related basic, applied, and advanced research projects that are of interest to the Department of Defense. The scope of the research will include the entire spectrum of SV and RD technology that is applicable to the Air Force, including all peripherally-related space vehicle and directed energy research.
Department of Defense
Chronic Pain Management Research Program
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/cpmrp
Application Deadline: December 6, 2019
The Chronic Pain Management Research Program supports research on opioid-alternative or non-addictive methods to treat and manage chronic pain. The program is currently accepting applications for two award mechanisms: Investigator-Initiated Research Award and Translational Research Award.

Preapplications are due Sept. 13, 2019.
Department of Defense
Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/jpc8
Application Deadline: November 20, 2019
This program is accepting applications for the Regenerative Medicine Focused Research Award to support the development of regenerative medicine solutions. Particular areas of focus are peripheral nerve regeneration or skeletal muscle regeneration.

Preproposals are due August 7, 2019.
Department of Defense
Composite Airframe Life Extension
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=276916
Application Deadline: October 10, 2020
The Composite Airframe Life Extension program will concentrate on identifying, developing, demonstrating and validating technology that will allow U.S. Air Force (USAF) airframe structural integrity managers to safely extend the certified service lives of airframes currently in the USAF fleet that contain advanced composite primary structure, without widespread replacement of aged structure with new, and without repeating an extensive, complex building block demonstration process.
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Education and Outreach

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.
International Literacy Association
Constance McCullough International Research Grant
http://www.literacyworldwide.org/about-us/awards-grants/constance-mccullough-award
Application Deadline: March 15, 2020
This grant is awarded annually to assist a member of the International Literacy Association in the investigation of reading-related problems and to encourage international professional development activities that are carried out in countries outside of the United States or Canada.
NIH
Cancer Research Education Grants Program - Courses for Skills Development (R25)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-477.html
The goal of this NCI R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nations biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs. This announcement will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on Courses for Skills Development. Applications are encouraged that propose innovative, state-of-the-art programs that address the cause, diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of cancer; rehabilitation from cancer; or the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

Standard and AIDS application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
NIH
Cancer Research Education Grants Program - Curriculum or Methods Development (R25)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-476.html
The goal of this NCI 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. This announcement will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on Curriculum or Methods Development. Applications are encouraged that propose innovative, state-of-the-art programs that address the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer; rehabilitation from cancer; and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.

Standard and AIDS application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
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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
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
Carbon Storage Assurance Facility Enterprise (CarbonSAFE): Site Characterization and CO2 Capture Assessment
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=320538
Application Deadline: January 15, 2020
Projects selected under this opportunity shall perform the following key activities: complete a detailed site characterization of a commercial-scale carbon dioxide storage site (50 million metric tons of captured carbon dioxide within a 30 year period); apply and obtain an underground injection control class VI permit to construct an injection well; complete a carbon dioxide capture assessment; and perform all work required to obtain a National Environmental Policy Act determination for the site.
Department of Energy
Solicitation on Topics Informing New Program Areas
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=311427
Application Deadline: December 19, 2019
The Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) of the Department of Energy is soliciting topics under this opportunity that will explore new areas of technology development. Applications to this solicitation must have the potential for high impact - if successful, it could create a new class or new trajectory for an energy technology, with the potential to make a significant impact on ARPA-E's mission areas.
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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships



https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=9372
American Antiquarian Society
AAS-NEH Long-Term Fellowships
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/nehfellowship.htm
Application Deadline: January 15, 2020
These residential fellowships provide support for four to twelve months of study at the American Antiquarian Society collections to persons who have already completed their formal professional training.
American Antiquarian Society
Short-Term Visiting Academic Research Fellowships
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/acafellowship.htm
Application Deadline: January 15, 2020
These visiting academic research fellowships are offered to scholars holding a Ph.D., doctoral candidates who are engaged in dissertation research, and others holding a recognized terminal degree appropriate to their area of proposed research (e.g., a master's degree in library science or a M.F.A.) for one to two months of study at the American Antiquarian Society collections.
American Center of Oriental Research
Fellowships
https://www.acorjordan.org/2020-21-acor-fellowships/
Application Deadline: February 1, 2020
Located in Amman, Jordan, the American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) promotes research and publication across disciplines with a special emphasis on archaeology in the region. Several fellowships are offered through the center for applicants of various education levels and in various topic areas.
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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.
The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership
CGP Grant Program Intellectual Exchange
https://www.cgp.org/grant_program
Application Deadline: December 2, 2019
This program supports U.S.-Japan collaborative projects that explore current, policy-relevant issues of mutual concern to the United States and Japan. Projects with tangible outcomes and effective dissemination plans with broad policy impact are encouraged.
The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership
CGP Grant Program: Grassroots Program
https://www.cgp.org/grant_grassroots_program
Application Deadline: December 2, 2019
This program supports U.S.-Japanese exchange and outreach, particularly projects that aim to promote networking, capacity building, and innovative program development for U.S.-Japanese exchange.
The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership
Discretionary Grants
https://www.cgp.org/discretionary_grants
This program supports one-time conferences and workshops that explore current, policy-relevant U.S.-Japanese issues. Concept Papers are accepted on a rolling basis, followed by invited full proposals.
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Law, Justice, and Human Rights

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.

Libraries and Museums

Institute of Museum and Library Services
Museums Empowered: Professional Development Opportunities for Museum Staff
https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/museums-empowered-professional-development-opportunities-museum-staff
Application Deadline: November 15, 2019
This program supports projects to strengthen the ability of an individual museum to serve its public through professional development activities that cross-cut various departments to generate systemic change within the museum.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Museums for America
https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/museums-america
Application Deadline: November 15, 2019
This program supports projects that strengthen the ability of an individual museum to serve its public.
Institute of Museum and Library Services
National Leadership Grants for Museums
http://imls.gov/grants/available/national-leadership-grants-museums
Application Deadline: November 15, 2019
National Leadership Grants for Museums support projects that address critical needs of the museum field and that have the potential to advance practice in the profession so that museums can strengthen services for the American public.
Institute of Museum and Library Services and American Alliance of Museums
Museum Assessment Program (MAP)
https://www.aam-us.org/programs/accreditation-excellence-programs/museum-assessment-program-map/
Application Deadline: December 1, 2019
This program is designed to help museums assess their strengths and weaknesses, strengthen operations, plan for the future, and meet standards through a one-year process of self-assessment, institutional activities, and consultative peer review with a site visit. MAP offers five different assessments to choose from: Organizational, Collections Stewardship, Education and Interpretation, Community and Audience Engagement, and Board Leadership.
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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. 
Library of Congress
Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology
https://www.loc.gov/programs/john-w-kluge-center/chairs-fellowships/chairs/blumberg-nasa-chair-in-astrobiology/
Application Deadline: December 1, 2019
This program supports the exploration of issues surrounding life's future in the universe, for humans and other species, on Earth and beyond. One researcher is appointed annually to be in residence at The John W. Kluge Center, to make use of the Library of Congress collections, as well as to convene programs that ensure the subject of astrobiology's role in culture and society receives considered treatment each year in Washington, D.C.
Milken Institute
Aligning Science Across Parkinsons (ASAP) Collaborative Research Network
https://parkinsonsroadmap.org/work-with-us/
The ASAP Initiative will accept applications to support multidisciplinary research teams to form the ASAP Collaborative Research Network. ASAP seeks to fund research projects to address key knowledge gaps in the basic mechanisms that contribute to Parkinson's development and progression. Applications must focus on one of the following scientific themes: 1) biology of Parkinson's disease-associated genetics and 2) neuro-immune interactions.

Required pre-proposals are due January 8, 2020, with invited full proposals being due April 15, 2020.
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Mathematics and Physical Sciences

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Network of Modeling Centers to Improve Evidence Base for Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza Prevention and Control
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=318798
Application Deadline: November 15, 2019
The purpose of this opportunity is to support applied research that will develop, advance, and apply mathematical models to investigate the utility and impact of prevention and control strategies for seasonal and pandemic influenza, including vaccination and treatment.
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
Environmental System Science
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=322334
Application Deadline: February 20, 2020
The goal of the Environmental System Science (ESS) opportunity is to advance a robust, predictive understanding of the set of interdependent physical, biogeochemical, ecological, hydrological, and geomorphological processes for use in Earth system, ecosystem and reactive transport models. Using an iterative approach to model-driven experimentation and observation, and interdisciplinary teams, ESS-supported scientists work to unravel the coupled physical, chemical and biological processes that control the structure and functioning of terrestrial ecosystems and integrated watersheds across critical spatial and temporal scales.

Pre-applications are required and due December 5, 2019.

Applicant institutions are limited to no more than one pre-application and application for each PI at the applicant institution (as lead PI).
NASA
ROSES 2017: Land-Cover/Land-Use Change
https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?method=init&solId=%7b53BC4764-570A-05A6-0FC1-0FEA93AD036E%7d&path=open&utm_source=Funding+Supplement&utm_campaign=ef6712c15b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_03_06&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d6cbefc3d-ef6712c15b-212708225
The Land-Cover/Land-Use Change program develops interdisciplinary research combining aspects of physical, social, and economic sciences, with a high level of societal relevance, using remote sensing tools, methods, and data.

Notices of intent to propose are due April 3, 2017. Full proposals are due June 8, 2017.
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NU-wide Funding Opportunities

Brain Research Foundation
Seed Grant Program
https://www.thebrf.org/for-researchers/fayfrank-seed-grant-program/
The University of Nebraska (across all four campuses) has been invited to nominate one faculty member (Assistant or Associate Professor) to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the Brain Research Foundation's Seed Grant Program. The  program is designed to provide start-up monies for new research projects in the field of neuroscience that will likely lead to extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) or other outside funding sources. The objective of the program is to support new and innovative projects, especially those of junior faculty, who are working in new research directions. Foundation Seed Grant awards are not intended to supplement existing grants. Each total grant is limited to $80,000 (direct costs) for a two year grant period.
 
The NU Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost is soliciting Letters of Intent (applications) from eligible University of Nebraska Faculty to identify the best candidate for our single allowable nomination. These internal pre-proposal Letters of Intent are due Friday, November 15, 2019.

All applications must be submitted via NuRamp.nebraska.edu. Please refer to the "NU Guidelines" document within the NuRamp competition for additional information and all requirements. Faculty with questions should contact the Provost's Office at evpp@nebraska.edu.
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.
Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases through Dietary Molecules
NPOD Project Leader Request for Applications
https://cehs.unl.edu/npod/project-leader-rfa-2019/
The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases through Dietary Molecules (NPOD) is seeking to identify a new cohort of project leaders. NPOD builds research infrastructure in obesity research and nutrient signaling at UNL and UNMC and any UNL or UNMC faculty at all ranks are eligible to apply. The proposed research must focus on obesity-related metabolic diseases, or signaling by nutrients or bioactive food compounds

Letters of intent are due September 15, 2019. Full proposals are due November 15, 2019.
University of Nebraska
Inclusive Excellence Development Grants
https://nebraska.edu/-/media/projects/unca/offices-policies/diversity-office/pdf/2019-fall-inclusive-excellence---application-content.pdf?la=en
Application Deadline: November 22, 2019
The University of Nebraska is soliciting proposals system-level support for implementing or strengthening sustainable initiatives that advance diversity, access and inclusion and lead to equitable outcomes in one or more of the following priority areas:  (1) Campus climate; (2) Student recruitment and retention; or (3) Faculty and staff recruitment and retention.Eligible proposals must include collaboration across groups, offices, departments or divisions and may involve external University partners. Only activities that are free and open to the University community will be funded.

Select one

NASA
ROSES 2019: Outer Heliosphere Guest Investigators
https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?solId=%7bA3A307AB-E8B6-A723-0E45-67D1ABC9D428%7d&path=&method=init
The Outer Heliosphere Guest Investigators program solicits proposals that focus on analysis of data from Voyager, the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX), and other space assets that generate data enabling the study of the outer heliosphere. This program is intended to maximize the scientific return from these mature missions by providing support for research beyond presently funded investigations.

A required Step-1 proposal is due October 24, 2019. Step-2 proposals are due December 3, 2019.
NIH
Research to Action: Assessing and Addressing Community Exposures to Environmental Contaminants (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-ES-20-002.html
This opportunity encourages multidisciplinary projects to investigate the potential health risks of environmental exposures of concern to a community and to implement an environmental public health action plan based on research findings. Projects supported under this program are expected to employ community-engaged research methods to not only conduct research but also to seamlessly translate research findings into public health action.

An optional letter of intent is due December 21, 2019. Applications are due January 21, 2020 and December 4, 2020.

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
A Collaborative Network to Optimize Emergency Care of Older Adults with Alzheimers Disease and Related Dementias (AD/ADRD) (R61/R33 Clinical Trials Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-20-026.html
Application Deadline: February 3, 2020
The overall goal of this opportunity is to support the development of a collaborative research and resource network to synergize the expertise, skills, and resources of investigators within the geriatric emergency medicine and Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease-related dementias (AD/ADRD) research communities to identify and address research gaps towards optimizing recognition and emergency care of older adults with AD/ADRD. Support is provided for up to two years of planning/development of a milestone-driven infrastructure, including the initial identification of top-priority research gaps and the establishment of strategies to address them.

An optional letter of intent is due January 3, 2020.
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 Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases (R01)
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-17-021.html
This announcement invites research projects to improve understanding of the causes of high priority diseases in the United States and reducing/eliminating health disparities. Research is encouraged in the following high priority diseases within the scientific mission areas of the NIDDK: diabetes; obesity; nutrition-related disorders; hepatitis C; gallbladder disease; H. Pylori infection; sickle cell disease, specifically, studies in complications of sickle cell disease within the NIDDK mission areas; kidney diseases; urologic diseases; hematologic diseases, including studies in abnormal hemoglobin synthesis; metabolic diseases; gastrointestinal, hepatic, and renal complications from infection with HIV. Clinical trials are not permitted.

Standard application dates apply. See solicitation for details.
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Transportation

Department of Transportation
Aviation Research and Development Grants
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=134953
Application Deadline: December 31, 2019

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.

Visiting Scholar