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Miscellaneous

Department of Energy
Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=335970
The Office of Science of the Department of Energy hereby announces its continuing interest in receiving grant applications for support of work in the following program areas:Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Basic Energy Sciences, Biological and Environmental Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics, Nuclear Physics, Isotope R&D and Production, and Accelerator R&D and Production. This opportunity is a broad, open solicitation that covers all of the research areas in the Office of Science and is open throughout the Fiscal Year.
DOD
Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research
https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=d8bfeaf2e38a1e4aeb9908190fc2e0f2&tab=core&_cview=1
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research is soliciting research proposals in areas that offer significant and comprehensive benefits to national warfighting and peacekeeping capabilities for two specific branches: 1) engineering and information sciences and 2) physical and biological sciences. 

Proposals will be evaluated as received on an open basis. 
Library of Congress
Baruch S. Blumberg NASA/Library of Congress Chair in Astrobiology, Exploration, and Scientific Innovation
https://www.loc.gov/programs/john-w-kluge-center/chairs-fellowships/chairs/blumberg-nasa-chair-in-astrobiology/
Application Deadline: October 15, 2022
This Chair position provides an opportunity for high-level scholarship to understand the interface between human society and the scientific exploration of the cosmos. The recipient conducts up to 12 months of residential work at the Kluge Center in the Library of Congress. The Chair is open to scholars and leading thinkers in the fields of philosophy, history, religion, astrobiology, astronomy, planetary science, the history of science, paleontology, Earth and atmospheric sciences, geological sciences, ethics, literature, media studies, or other related fields.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
ROSES 2022: NASA Innovation Corps Pilot
https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?solId=%7b1B42E782-61BB-9834-F20F-44CBEF13C0A6%7d&path=&method=init
Application Deadline: March 29, 2023
The NASA Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Pilot is intended to provide support for participation in the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps Program to train faculty, students in higher education, post-docs, and other researchers in innovation and entrepreneurship skills. The pilot employs education through virtual courses to guide teams in the process of developing a business model while supporting teams as they explore the commercial potential of their research.

Proposals accepted on rolling basis until March 29, 2023.
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Agriculture and Rural Development

Department of Commerce
FY 2021 - 2023 Economic Development Research and Evaluation (R&E) and National Technical Assistance (NTA) Programs
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=332576
The Economic Development Administration (EDA) provides strategic investments on a competitive merit basis to support economic development, foster job creation, and attract private investment in economically distressed areas of the United States. Under this opportunity, EDA solicits applications from applicants in order to provide investments that support research and technical assistance projects under EDA's Research and Evaluation (R&E) and National Technical Assistance (NTA) programs.
Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research
Rapid Outcomes from Agricultural Research
https://foundationfar.org/grants-funding/opportunities/rapid-outcomes-from-agricultural-research/
This program deploys urgent funding to support research and outreach in response to emerging or unanticipated threats to the nation's food supply or agricultural systems. This programs funds research related to the response, prevention, or mitigation of new pests and pathogens.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
National Institutes of Health
Research to Support the Development of Alternatives to Antimicrobials for Use in Food-Producing Animals (U01) Clinical Trial Not Allowed
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-22-087.html
This opportunity supports studies that identify the most common drivers for antimicrobial use in animal agriculture and identify potential alternatives to antimicrobials that may reduce the need for antimicrobial use. Such alternatives can include changes in husbandry, biosecurity, vaccination, and other practices.

An optional letter of intent is due March 1, annually. Proposals are due April 1, annually.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Foundational and Applied Science Program
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: Plant Health and Production and Plant Products; Animal Health and Production and Animal Products; Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health; Bioenergy, Natural Resources, and Environment; Agriculture Systems and Technology; and Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities. Research-only, extension-only, and integrated research, education and/or extension projects are solicited in this Request for Applications.

Application deadlines vary by program area priority. See solicitation for details. 
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Arts and Humanities

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

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
American Academy in Rome
Rome Prize
https://www.aarome.org/apply/rome-prize
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 a private workspace in Rome.

The deadline for applications is November 1, 2022, but applications will also be accepted until November 15, 2022, for an additional fee.
American Council of Learned Societies
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Translation Grants in Buddhist Studies
https://www.acls.org/competitions/the-robert-h-n-ho-family-foundation-translation-grants-in-buddhist-studies/
Application Deadline: November 16, 2022
These grants support translations of important Buddhist texts for the benefit of contemporary audiences who currently do not have access to them in their own languages. Applicants may propose work including, but not limited to, translation of canonical texts into modern vernaculars or the translation of scholarly works on Buddhism from one modern language into another.
American Philosophical Association
Berry Fund for Public Philosophy
https://www.apaonline.org/page/grants
This program supports opportunities to demonstrate the personal value and social usefulness of philosophy. The next two deadlines are April 30, 2022, and October 30, 2022.
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Centers

Department of Education
Special Education Research and Development Center
https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2022-08-19/pdf/2022-17850.pdf
Application Deadline: January 12, 2023
Through the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER), the Institute of Education Sciences invests in Special Education Research and Development Centers (R&D Centers) that contribute to the body of special education knowledge in the United States by engaging in research, development, evaluation, and national leadership activities aimed at improving the education system and, ultimately, student achievement. Through this program, NCSER seeks to establish a new R&D Center on Supporting Students with Disabilities in Postsecondary Education.
Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Centers Program
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=342977
Application Deadline: October 4, 2022
The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking applications from eligible entities to establish and operate Environmental Justice Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Centers (EJ TCTAC). The EJ TCTAC's will provide technical assistance, training, and other eligible forms of assistance, resources, and support to program participants.
National Institutes of Health
A Multi-omics Approach to Immune Responses in HIV Vaccination and Intervention (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-22-038.html
Application Deadline: October 13, 2022
The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support multi-disciplinary, multi-component applications proposing the use of omics technologies to advance preventative and/or therapeutic vaccinations, and/or immunomodulatory cure interventions for HIV. Projects will integrate omics, computational, and hypothesis-driven experimental approaches to interrogate immune responses to HIV vaccination and/or cure strategies.
National Institutes of Health
Advanced Laboratories for Accelerating the Reach and Impact of Treatments for Youth and Adults with Mental Illness (ALACRITY) Research Centers (P50 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-293.html
This opportunity  invites applications for centers to support transdisciplinary teams of clinical and mental health services researchers, behavioral scientists, social scientists, health information and communications technologists, health systems engineers, decision scientists, and mental health stakeholders to engage in high-impact studies that will significantly advance clinical practice and generate knowledge that will fuel transformation of mental health care in the United States.

An optional letter of intent is due 30 days prior to the application due date. Applications are due May 17, annually.
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Conservation and the Environment

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

Proposals accepted on a rolling deadline until August 30, 2023.
Department of Commerce
Climate Program Office
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=342831
Application Deadline: November 21, 2022
The Climate Program Office (CPO) of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration seeks applications for eight individual competitions in FY23. Several of these competitions are relevant to four high-priority climate risk areas CPO is focusing on to improve science understanding and/or capabilities that result in user-driven outcomes: Coastal Inundation, Marine Ecosystems, Water Resources, and Extreme Heat.

Letters of intent strongly encouraged by September 1, 2022.
Department of Commerce
Weather Program Office Research Programs
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=343188
Application Deadline: November 17, 2022
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Weather Program Office (WPO) solicits proposals for four grant competitions: (1) Innovations for Community Modeling, (2) Observations (Obs), (3) Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBES), and (4) Verification of the Origins of Rotation in Tornadoes Experiment in the United States (VORTEX-USA; inclusive of VORTEX-Southeast).

Letters of intent strongly encouraged by September 15, 2022.
Department of Energy
Harnessing Emissions into Structures Taking Inputs from the Atmosphere (HESTIA)
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=336470
The HESTIA program aims to support the development of technologies that nullify embodied greenhouse gas emissions, while simultaneously transforming buildings into net carbon storage structures. Specifically, projects funded under the HESTIA Program will develop and demonstrate building materials and whole-building designs that are net carbon negative on a life cycle basis by utilizing atmospheric CO2 or CH4 from a wide range of potential feedstocks (e.g., forestry and purpose-grown products, agricultural residues, marine derived, direct carbon utilization) in the production process.

Required concept paper due December 20, 2021. Application deadline to be announced in February 2022.
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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
Air Delivered Effects
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=338821
Application Deadline: March 21, 2027
This Air Force Research Laboratory, Munitions Directorate Broad Agency Announcement seeks white papers covering basic research, applied research and advanced technology development. A request for proposal will be issued by the Contracting Officer if a white paper is favorably evaluated against the criteria.
Department of Defense
Air Superiority Technology Broad Agency Announcement
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=322104
This broad agency announcement seeks white papers in two research areas: (1) modeling, simulation and analysis to develop/modify and employ models used to analyze Air Superiority concepts and their related concepts of employment and (2) innovative aircraft integration technologies to design, develop, and demonstrate innovative aircraft integration technologies, including but not limited to physical, electrical, and logical interfaces and other aspects of aircraft integration that may be applicable.

White papers are accepted on a rolling basis.
Department of Defense
Airman Readiness Medical Research Hybrid Broad Agency Announcement
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=327332
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.
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Education and Outreach

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

Required Stage 1 proposals are due August 1, 2022; December 1, 2022; and April 1, 2023, which are followed by invited Stage 2 proposals.
Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood
Early Childhood Grants
https://earlychildhoodfoundation.org/
This program supports research and development projects that appear likely to improve the welfare of young U.S. children, from infancy through seven years, in the areas of early childhood welfare, early childhood education and play, and parenting education.

Required letters of inquiry are due September 30, 2022, which are followed by invited full proposals.
Constellation
E2 Energy to Educate Grants
https://www.constellationenergy.com/sustainability/community/e2-energy-to-educate.html
Application Deadline: October 1, 2022
These grants support projects designed to enhance students' (from sixth grade through college) understanding of science and technology and inspire them to think differently about energy. Projects should reaches at least 100 students.
Department of Commerce
Professional Research Experience Program (PREP)
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=342709
Application Deadline: September 30, 2022
This National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) program is seeking applications from eligible institutions of higher education that offer two- or four- year degrees in academic science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines to establish and manage a program to support collaborative research relationships in NIST labs.
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Engineering and Technology

Department of Commerce
Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=331121
This program supports activities that develop, expand, strengthen, or sustain National Institute of Standards and Technology partnership programs through measurements, standards, data, industry and technology studies, and technology research and development (R&D). Specifically, the ADIIS Grant Program seeks to support technology innovation and service to American industry in the following fields: bioscience, chemistry, dimensional metrology, electronics, engineering, infrastructure, information technology, manufacturing, manufacturing metrology, materials science and engineering, nanotechnology, neutron research, optics, and physics.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Department of Defense
Optomechanical Thermal Imaging (OpTIm) Technical Area (TA) 1
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=343335
Application Deadline: November 1, 2022
The Defense Sciences Office (DSO) at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is soliciting innovative research proposals in the area of thermal imaging and infrared detection based on optomechanical sensors. Proposed research should investigate innovative approaches that enable revolutionary advances in science, devices, or systems. Specifically excluded is research that primarily results in evolutionary improvements to the existing state of practice.

Abstracts strongly encouraged by September 16, 2022.
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
BIL Rare Earth Element Demonstration Facility
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=343649
Application Deadline: November 21, 2022
The Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management, in collaboration with the Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains, issues this opportunity with funds from The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, which will invest appropriations of $156 million for the design, construction, and operation of a Rare Earth Element Demonstration Facility that demonstrates the extraction, separation and refining from unconventional feedstock materials to high purity individual or binary rare earth metals and/or critical minerals and materials.
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Fellowships, Awards, and Internships



https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=9372
American Academy in Berlin
Berlin Prize
https://www.americanacademy.de/apply/apply-for-a-fellowship/#
Application Deadline: September 30, 2022
This program offers residential fellowships in Berlin to enrich transatlantic dialogue in the arts, humanities, and public policy. Fellowships are typically awarded for an academic semester.
American Antiquarian Society
Fellowships for Creative and Performing Artists and Writers
https://www.americanantiquarian.org/artistfellowships
Application Deadline: October 5, 2022
These fellowships support historical research by creative and performing artists, writers, film makers, journalists, and other persons whose goals are to produce imaginative works dealing with pre-twentieth-century American history, literature, and culture. Successful applicants are those whose work is for the general public rather than for academic or educational audiences.
American Antiquarian Society
Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship
http://www.americanantiquarian.org/hench.htm
Application Deadline: October 15, 2022
Scholars who are no more than three years beyond receipt of the doctorate are eligible to apply for this year-long residential fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society to revise their dissertation for publication. Any topic relevant to the Society's library collections and programmatic scope (i.e., American history and culture through 1876) is eligible.
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Grand Challenges

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

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

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

International

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

An optional letter of intent is due October 16, 2021, and October 15, 2022, for the respective application due dates of November 15, 2021, and November 15, 2022.
National Science Foundation
Accelerating Research through International Network-to-Network Collaborations
https://beta.nsf.gov/funding/opportunities/accelerating-research-through-international-network-network-collaborations
Application Deadline: October 10, 2022
The goals of the Accelerating Research through International Network-to-Network Collaborations (AccelNet) program are to accelerate the process of scientific discovery and prepare the next generation of U.S. researchers for multiteam international collaborations. The AccelNet program supports strategic linkages among U.S. research networks and complementary networks abroad that will leverage research and educational resources to tackle grand research challenges that require significant coordinated international efforts. The program seeks to foster high-impact science and engineering by providing opportunities to cooperatively identify and coordinate efforts to address knowledge gaps and research needs.
National Science Foundation
Dear Colleague Letter: Announcing Collaboration Opportunities in Responsible and Equitable Artificial Intelligence under the U.S. National Science Foundation and the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22086/nsf22086.jsp
Application Deadline: October 17, 2022
The National Science Foundation and the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation welcome proposals from joint teams of U.S. and Australian researchers on responsible and equitable artificial intelligence.
National Science Foundation
Dear Colleague Letter: National Science Foundation / Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Lead Agency Opportunity in Molecular and Cellular Biology
https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2022/nsf22015/nsf22015.jsp
U.S. and German collaborators are invited to submit joint proposals in the areas covered by the National Science Foundation's Division of Molecular and Cellular Bioscience and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft's review board 201 "Basic Research in Biology and Medicine." The proposals should focus on basic research at a molecular, subcellular, or cellular level, including theoretical approaches. Proposals encompassing tissues, organs, or whole animals will not be considered. Research in the areas of plant sciences, microbiology, immunology, and neurosciences is also excluded. Proposals must provide a clear rationale for the need for a U.S.-German collaboration, including the unique expertise and synergy that the collaborating researchers will bring to the project.  

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

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
Research on Monitoring Child Maltreatment in Youth Serving Organizations
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=343384
National Institute of Justice (NIJ) seeks proposals from accredited research universities for a feasibility study on the establishment of a federal system to count and track cases of sexual abuse and other forms of maltreatment in youth serving organizations, which may include but is not limited to substantiated cases. NIJ encourages proposals to employ rigorous, mixed-methods approaches that are inclusive of practitioners and impacted individuals.

Grants.gov forms due October 24, 2022. Applications due November 8, 2022.
Herb Block Foundation
Defending Basic Freedoms
https://www.herbblockfoundation.org/grant-programs/defending-basic-freedoms
This program supports work that helps safeguard the basic freedoms guaranteed in our Bill of Rights, helps eliminate all forms of prejudice and discrimination, and assists government agencies to be more accountable to the public.

Required letters of intent are due October 6, 2022, and invited full proposals are due November 17, 2022.

Libraries and Museums

Society of American Archivists Foundation
Grant Program
https://www2.archivists.org/groups/saa-foundation-board-of-directors/society-of-american-archivists-foundation-grant-application
This program offers grants that support the mission and goals of the foundation, which include research and reporting about the profession, its practice, and its practitioners; development of professional growth opportunities; recognition of archivists via scholarships, travel assistance, and awards; programs to enhance the performance of repositories; and efforts to persuade influential external organizations to create or promote archives.

Required letters of inquiry are due November 15, 2022, with invited full proposals due February 1, 2023.

Life Sciences

Alpha-1 Foundation
Grants Program
https://www.alpha1.org/investigators/grants/grant-opportunities/
The aim of this program is to promote research that will eventually result in the improved health of individuals with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT), with a focus on the lung and liver disease of AAT Deficiency. The program supports basic science and clinical research, improved understanding of the pathogenesis of the clinical manifestations of AAT, the development and testing of treatments for the disease, bioethics and social research, and the promotion of education of members of the medical community regarding AAT.

Required letters of inquiry are due September 30, 2022, and invited full proposals are due February 17, 2023.
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
Alzheimer's and Related Dementias Grant Programs
https://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/funding-opportunities?utm_source=Science+List+%28Conferences%2C+Funding+Opportunities%2C+Scientific+Updates%29&utm_campaign=3e4c485a9c-RFP_2018_12.11_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8d2ff05f34-3e4c485a9c-97334536
This program supports work to advance therapeutic and biomarker development for Alzheimer's and related dementias. Funding is dedicated to several key areas: translational research to develop new drugs and build preclinical evidence; investigational new drug (IND)-enabling studies and early-stage clinical trials for novel and repurposed drugs; development and validation of plasma, cerebrospinal fluid, neuroimaging, and digital biomarkers; and epidemiological studies and comparative effectiveness research.

Letters of intent are due February 4, 2022; May 20, 2022; and September 30, 2022.
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation
Neuroimaging and CSF Biomarker Program
https://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/funding-opportunities/biomarkers
This program will support projects to develop and validate established biomarkers for which there is a clear clinical need in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.
 
Letters of intent are due May 20, 2022, or September 30, 2022, followed by respective full proposal deadlines on July 22, 2022, and December 2, 2022.
Angelman Syndrome Foundation
Angelman Syndrome Research Proposals
https://www.angelman.org/as-research/call-for-proposals/
This program supports research on Angelman syndrome. Priority will be given to projects focusing on the heterozygous effect of non-UBE3A genes in deletion, the potential results of increasing UBE3A after therapies or for some subtypes of Angelman syndrome, the delivery of therapies and potential for improvement, and symptomatic therapies that impact the daily life of people with Angelman syndrome and their families.

The next two deadlines are October 15, 2022, and April 15, 2023.
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Mathematics and Physical Sciences

American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund
Doctoral New Investigator Grants
https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding/grants/petroleum-research-fund/programs/doctoral-new-investigator-grants.html
Application Deadline: October 14, 2022
This grant program aims to promote the careers of early-career faculty by supporting fundamental research in the petroleum field and to enhance the career opportunities of their undergraduate/graduate students and postdoctoral associates through the research experience. The program funds investigators who are within the first three years of their first academic appointment at the level of Assistant Professor or the equivalent.
American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund
New Directions Grants
https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding/grants/petroleum-research-fund/programs/new-directions-grants.html
Application Deadline: October 14, 2022
This grant program aims to stimulate a new direction of fundamental research in the petroleum field for established faculty and to support the careers of their student scientists and engineers.
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation
Mass Spectrometry for Atmospheric Monitoring
https://www.beckman-foundation.org/programs/mass-spectrometry-for-atmospheric-monitoring/
Application Deadline: November 18, 2022
This program will support efforts to build novel mass spectrometer instruments with performance equivalent to current laboratory instruments that could operate on a wide range of ground-based and/or airborne platforms with minimal user expertise. The program team should include active participation from undergraduate students, with graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and staff members from a mix of disciplines (e.g., chemistry, atmospheric sciences, engineering) as well as the technology transfer, commercialization, and administrative offices, as appropriate for the proposed program and institution's resources.
Department of Energy
Carbon Ore Processing
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=342814
Application Deadline: October 6, 2022
This U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management's Office of Resource Sustainability program is focused on the conversion of coal and coal wastes into value-added products that are outside of traditional thermal and metallurgical markets. For this opportunity, coal wastes are defined as the carbonaceous solid portion of waste resulting from the cleaning of coal.
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Requests for Information

Department of Energy
BIL Grid Resilience and Innovation Partnerships (GRIP)
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=343310
Application Deadline: October 14, 2022
This Request for Information is to help inform Department of Energy's implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), also commonly known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), specifically the BIL sections relevant to this draft FOA, which are 40101(c), 40107, and 40103(b). The purpose of the Grid Resilience and Innovation Partnerships program is to support the development of comprehensive and regional resilience strategies to address the increasing threats to our power system infrastructure; specifically to prevent outages and enhance the resilience of the electric grid, deploy technologies to enhance grid flexibility, and demonstrate innovative approaches to power sector infrastructure resilience and reliability. Submit written comments by email to GDORFI@hq.doe.gov.
Department of Energy
Request for Information on Collection, Transportation, Sorting, Processing, and Second Life Applications for End-of-Life Lithium-Ion Batteries
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/Default.aspx#FoaId1b505245-04d8-4b2a-bfab-46c5c8ad2de9
Application Deadline: October 14, 2022
This Request for Information (RFI) seeks public input to help inform Department of Energy's implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also commonly known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). The Information collected may be used to inform DOE planning related to the following BIL Sections: (1) Section 40207(e), titled Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize; (2) Section 40207(f) titled, Battery and Critical Mineral Recycling: Battery Recycling Research, Development, and Demonstration Grants; and (3) Section 40208 titled, Electric Drive Vehicle Battery Recycling and Second-Life Program. The purpose of these three provisions is to ensure that the United States has viable domestic manufacturing and recycling capability to support and sustain a domestic battery supply chain.
Department of Energy
Water Research and Development for Produced Water and Legacy Wastewaters Associated with Thermal Power Plants
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=343248
Application Deadline: October 14, 2022
This request for information seeks input from academia and industry technology developers, including those who have pre-commercial wastewater treatment technologies, on their potential level of interest in participating in the development and/or demonstration of specific advanced water treatment and remediation technologies. Information being sought is intended to assist Department of Energy in the development of priorities and initiatives to enable the development and deployment of sustainable water treatment technologies, the acquisition/generation of treatment data from these technologies, and the management and optimization of said data.

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

Application due dates vary. See solicitation for details.

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

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

Standard due dates apply.

Social Sciences

American Psychological Foundation
Division 54 Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant
https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/peterson-homer
Application Deadline: October 15, 2022
This program supports research into psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents through accidents, violence, abuse, or suicide.
American Psychological Foundation
Division 56 CHANGE Grant
https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/change-grant
Application Deadline: October 15, 2022
This program supports student or early-career psychologist-led collaborative projects aimed at identifying and dismantling all forms of systemic racism, discrimination, and violence.
American Psychological Foundation
Dr. Diana Slaughter Kotzin and Mr. Joseph G. Kotzin Fund Grant
https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/kotzin-fund-grant
Application Deadline: October 1, 2022
These grants support research, practice, or education of an early career psychologist on the topic of child and youth suicide among African Americans.
American Psychological Foundation
Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants
https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/scrivner
Application Deadline: November 15, 2022
These grants support advanced graduate students conducting empirical and applied research focused on LGBT family psychology and LGBT family therapy.
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Transportation

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

UNL

Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases
NPOD Program Seed Grant
https://cehs.unl.edu/npod/npod-program-seed-grant-rfa-september-2022/
Application Deadline: October 2, 2022
The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases (NPOD) invites applications for its seed grant competition. The primary objective of this seed grant program is to stimulate research in the area of obesity research and/or signaling by nutrients or bioactive food compounds, and to enhance competitiveness in obtaining external support.
Office of Research and Economic Development
Revision Awards
https://uofnelincoln.sharepoint.com/:b:/s/UNL-ORED/RD/EWboyuJdKp1Kjai4-nzf70sB4qptpYJvcA-w1XvLHHX8Nw?e=BsKS1O
The goal of this program is to enhance the competitiveness of faculty revising and resubmitting proposals for federal funding by providing developmental and/or financial support to help improve highly meritorious, but previously unfunded proposals that are eligible for resubmission to the same funding program.

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

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

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

UNL Funding Opportunities

Office of Research and Economic Development
Biomedical Research Seed Grants
https://nugrant.unl.edu/era/application/applicationPrepPage.php?WorkflowReturnToURL=/system/home&PreselectCompetitionID=141
The goal of this program is to enhance the competitiveness of faculty submitting grant proposals requesting R01 grant support for biomedical research funding from the National Institutes of Health. 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis at any time. 

UNL Grand Challenges

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

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

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

Visiting Scholar