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Miscellaneous

Advancing Research Impact in Society
Advancing Research Impact in Society Broader Impacts 101 Workshops
https://mailer.missouri.edu/42N5-BAPH-B8359A35B67D66AA16W3LL9594B76CFB383FAD/cr.aspx
The National Science Foundation-funded Center for Advancing Research Impact in Society is the national leader in supporting broader impacts professionals and providing training for researchers and grantwriters. This activity-based workshop will cover the history of the BI criterion, provide strategies for conceptualizing, developing, implementing and evaluating BI activities, and share tips on leveraging existing resources and establishing robust partnerships to build a "BI identity."

See the workshop website to register and view upcoming session dates. 
American Council of Learned Societies
Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism and International Affairs Collaborative Programming Grants
https://www.acls.org/Competitions-and-Deadlines/Luce-ACLS-in-Religion-Journalism-International-Affairs-University-Grants
Application Deadline: November 11, 2020
This program aims to deepen public understanding of religion by advancing innovative scholarship on religion in international contexts and equipping individual scholars and institutions of higher education with the capacities to connect their work to journalism and the media and to engage audiences beyond the academy. Proposals are sought for collaborative projects hosted at U.S.-based accredited institutions of higher education with research and curricular strengths in journalism and communication and in humanistic and social science fields concerned with the study of global religions.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Minority HIV Research Initiative to Support Epidemiologic and Implementation Science Research in Racial/Ethnic Minority Communities Disproportionately Affected by HIV and Build Research Capacity Among Historically Underrepresented Researchers
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=328138
Application Deadline: October 14, 2020
The purpose of this opportunity is to support promising epidemiologic and implementation science research in racial/ethnic minority communities disproportionately affected by HIV while strengthening the capacity for high-impact research among underrepresented racial/ethnic minority investigators working in these communities.
Department of Defense
2020 Department of Defense SBIR/STTR Virtual Symposium
https://events.sa-meetings.com/website/14794/
The DoD Small Business and Technology Partnerships (SBTP) Team is pleased to announce that registration for our 2020 DoD SBIR/STTR Virtual Symposium is now open!  The event takes place on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, from 10:00 AM ET - 5:00 PM ET. Registration opens August 24, 2020, and closes September 25, 2020.

This is a FREE event and space is reserved for 600 participants.
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Agriculture and Rural Development

Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research
Improving Climate Resilience in Crops
https://foundationfar.org/climate-resilience-rfa/
Application Deadline: November 11, 2020
The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research is seeking innovative research focused on improving climate resilience in crops to provide the critical solutions necessary to enhance the sustainable production of nutritious food for a growing global population. 
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 Agricultural 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. 

Letter of intent deadlines and full proposal deadlines for FY 2021 and FY 2022 vary by program area priority. See solicitation for details. 
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. 

Arts and Humanities

American Council of Learned Societies
The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Program in Buddhist Studies
http://www.acls.org/programs/buddhist-studies/
Application Deadline: November 16, 2020
This program offers a set of fellowship and grant competitions that will expand the understanding and interpretation of Buddhist thought in scholarship and society, strengthen international networks of Buddhist studies, and increase the visibility of innovative currents in those studies. Opportunities are offered to scholars at various stages of their careers for various project types.
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.
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Scholarly Communications
https://mellon.org/programs/scholarly-communications/
This program assists research libraries, archives, museums, universities, presses, and arts organizations to realize the potential of digital technologies in furthering the collective understanding of societies and cultures around the world. The program promotes the common good by supporting the creation, dissemination, use, and preservation of original sources, interpretive scholarship in the humanities, and other scholarly and artistic materials. The program also aims to develop the sustainable tools, organizations, and networks of scholars and other professionals needed for these purposes. Inquiries about possible support can be submitted on a rolling basis.
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Centers

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

An optional letter of intent is due 30 days prior to the application due date. Applications are due May 17, annually.
National Institutes of Health
Artificial Intelligence and Technology Collaboratories for Aging Research Coordinating Center (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-21-018.html
Application Deadline: October 1, 2020
This opportunity  invites applications to create an Artificial Intelligence and Technology Collaboratories for Aging Research Coordinating Center (AITCC), serving the needs of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and the NIA's Artificial Intelligence and Technology Collaboratories for Aging (AITC). The AITCC will serve as a hub for the AITC program and will facilitate and coordinate trans-AITC activities. 

An optional letter of intent is due by September 1, 2020.
National Institutes of Health
Center without Walls for Mechanisms of Neurodegeneration in Frontotemporal Dementia (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-21-003.html
Application Deadline: November 2, 2020
The goal of the Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) Centers Without Walls is to improve our understanding of the mechanisms underlying neurodegeneration in FTD through multi-disciplinary, team-based science to address a specific challenge or challenges in the field that could not be achieved through individual research projects.

An optional letter of intent is due October 2, 2020.
National Institutes of Health
Centers to Advance Research in Endometriosis (CARE) (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HD-21-002.html
Application Deadline: November 30, 2020
This opportunity supports the novel development of Centers to Advance Research in Endometriosis (CARE). These multidisciplinary programs will incorporate basic, translational, and/or clinical studies (excluding clinical trials) in a collaborative entity to accelerate research advances through sharing of knowledge and resources.

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

Department of the Interior
BLM National Interagency Fire Center Joint Fire Science Program Primary Announcement
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=328129
Application Deadline: September 30, 2020
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seeks applications that provide sound scientific studies to support the land management agencies and other stakeholders in addressing issues associated with wildland fire. The program seeks applications for two task areas: 1) Sources and distribution of human-caused ignitions and their relation to wildfire impacts; and 2) Reducing damages and losses to valued resources from wildfire.
Department of the Interior
BLM National Interagency Fire Center Joint Fire Science Program Regional Fire Science Exchange Announcement
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=328130
Application Deadline: September 30, 2020
This opportunity seeks applications to lead and execute a regional fire science exchange program for the following two regions: Lake States and Tallgrass Prairie.
National Science Foundation
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. 

Full proposals are accepted anytime. 
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Regional Conservation Partnership Program
https://unl.box.com/s/ov9aa66hjbsskpdf4d8iisu052fiq5s1
Application Deadline: November 4, 2020
The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) promotes coordination of Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) conservation activities with partners that offer value-added contributions to expand the collective ability to address on-farm, watershed, and regional natural resource concerns. Through RCPP, NRCS seeks to co-invest with partners to implement projects that demonstrate innovative solutions to conservation challenges and provide measurable improvements and outcomes tied to the resource concerns they seek to address.
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Coronavirus 2019

National Institutes of Health
Community Interventions to Address the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic among Health Disparity and Vulnerable Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-237.html
This opportunity encourages applications to implement and evaluate community interventions testing 1) the impacts of mitigation strategies to prevent COVID-19 transmission in NIH-designated health disparity populations and other vulnerable groups; and 2) already implemented, new, or adapted interventions to address the adverse psychosocial, behavioral, and socioeconomic consequences of the pandemic on the health of these groups.

Applications are due August 28, 2020, and December 1, 2020.
National Institutes of Health
Digital Healthcare Interventions to Address the Secondary Health Effects Related to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-243.html
This opportunity aims to support research to strengthen the healthcare response to COVID-19, with a focus on the role and impact of digital health interventions [e.g., mobile health (mhealth), telemedicine and telehealth, health information technology (IT), and wearable devices] to address access, reach, delivery, effectiveness, scalability and sustainability of health assessments and interventions for secondary effects that are utilized during and following the pandemic, particularly in populations who experience health disparities and vulnerable populations.

Due dates vary. See solicitation for details.
National Institutes of Health
Emergency Awards: RADx-rad Data Coordination Center (DCC) (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-OD-20-019.html
Application Deadline: September 30, 2020
This opportunity seeks to fund a single cooperative agreement for a Data Coordination Center to serve as a communication center and data hub for Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics-Radical initiative awardees.

An optional letter of intent is due August 31, 2020.
National Institutes of Health
Emergency Awards: RADx-RAD Multimodal COVID-19 Surveillance Methods for High Risk Clustered Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-OD-20-016.html
Application Deadline: September 30, 2020
This opportunity seeks applications to pursue development and validation studies of COVID-19 surveillance methods, not based or focused on direct viral testing of individuals, in settings and institutions, including residential, with a high density of individuals who are together for prolonged periods of time. Applications are invited that translate a combination of digital surveillance modalities into platforms that can assist the professional staff of high-risk facilities in making clinically meaningful care recommendations for patients at risk of COVID-19 or other respiratory viruses.

An optional letter of intent is due August 30, 2020.
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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
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.
Department of Defense
Breast Cancer Research Program
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/bcrp
Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) is currently accepting applications for five award mechanisms: Breakthrough Award Levels 1 to 4, Era of Hope Scholar Award, and Innovator Award. The BCRP challenges the scientific community to design research that will address the urgency of ending breast cancer. Specifically, the BCRP seeks to accelerate high-impact research with clinical relevance, encourage innovation and stimulate creativity, and facilitate productive collaborations. Pre-applications are required. Deadlines vary by award mechanism.
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Education and Outreach

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood
Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood Grants Program
https://earlychildhoodfoundation.org/
Application Deadline: September 30, 2020
The Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood supports development projects and promising research with potential to significantly enhance the physical and mental health, safety, nutrition, play, familial support, acculturation, social integration, and/or childcare of children, from infancy through seven years of age. To that end, the foundation currently is inviting Letters of Intent in the following categories: 1) Early Childhood Welfare, 2) Early Childhood Education and Play, and 3) Parenting Education.
Constellation
E2 Energy to Educate
https://www.constellation.com/community/e2-energy-to-educate.html
Application Deadline: October 1, 2020
Through this program, grants of up to $25,000 (grades 6-12) or $50,000 (colleges and universities) will be awarded in support of projects aligned with Constellation Energy to Educate Innovation Themes that reach at least a hundred students. Themes identified by Constellation include: 1) Smart Home, 2) Electrification, and 3) Clean Energy & Zero Waste. 
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.
National Institutes of Health
Enhancing Science, Technology, EnginEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences (R25)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-223.html
This program is intended to expose students to bioengineering research early in their college careers and interest them in potentially pursuing advanced studies in bioengineering or a related field.It supports  creative educational activities with a primary focus on courses for skills development and research experiences for undergraduate freshmen and sophomores from diverse backgrounds.

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

Catalyst Foundation
Analog or Mixed Analog-Digital Integrated Circuit Design and Analysis
http://www.catalyst-foundation.org/call-for-proposals/
Application Deadline: December 10, 2020
The goal of this funding opportunity is to contribute to the fusion of scientific and engineering research. To provide a concrete paradigm, it fosters university cross-disciplinary research projects in which at least one discipline is related to analog or mixed analog-digital integrated circuit design and analysis. 
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
Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies
https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/Default.aspx#FoaIdaff0bc6d-95b0-4aa6-901b-2ef0a53e8f7e
Application Deadline: January 20, 2021
The objective of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to research and develop next‐generation building technologies that have the potential for significant energy savings and improved demand flexibility, affordability, and occupant comfort. An additional goal is to advance building construction, remodeling, and retrofit practices, and associated workforces.

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



https://nugrant.unl.edu/fundingOpps/singleOpportunity?VCRFundingOpID=9372
Amazon
Amazon Research Awards
https://www.amazon.science/research-awards/program-updates/amazon-research-awards-opens-call-for-proposals?utm_campaign=Aug_24&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_content=ara
Application Deadline: October 11, 2020
This opportunity is comprised of five calls for proposals seeking to fund 1) AI for Information Security, 2) Alexa Fairness in AI, 3) Amazon Web Services Ai, 4) Amazon Web Services Automated Reasoning, and 5) Robotics. See individual solicitations for details.
American Academy in Berlin
Berlin Prize
http://www.americanacademy.de/apply/apply-for-a-fellowship/
Application Deadline: September 25, 2020
This program offers residential fellowships to enrich transatlantic dialogue in the arts, humanities, and public policy. Fellowships are typically awarded for an academic semester.
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 for artists and scholars in the early and middle stages of their careers. 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, 2020, but applications will also be accepted until November 15, 2020, for an additional fee.
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International

Fulbright
Fulbright International Education Administrators Seminars (Korea)
https://www.cies.org/program/fulbright-international-education-administrators-seminars
Application Deadline: November 2, 2020
The International Education Administrators seminars help U.S. international education professionals and senior higher education officials create empowering connections with the societal, cultural and higher education systems of other countries. Grantees have the opportunity to learn about the host country's education system as well as establish networks of U.S. and international colleagues over the course of an intensive two week grant duration. Grantees return with enhanced ability to serve and encourage international students and prospective study-abroad students.
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.
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

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
Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program
https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/laura-bush-21st-century-librarian-program
This program supports developing a diverse workforce of librarians to better meet the changing learning and information needs of the American public by enhancing the training and professional development of librarians and archives professionals; developing faculty and library leaders; and recruiting, educating, and retaining the next generation of librarians and archive professionals.

Required preliminary proposals are due October 2, 2020, with invited full proposals due March 26, 2021.
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 16, 2020
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 16, 2020
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 Libraries
https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/national-leadership-grants-libraries
This program supports projects that enhance the quality of library and archive services nationwide by advancing theory and practice. Successful proposals will generate results such as new tools, research findings, models, services, practices, or collaborative approaches that can be widely used, adapted, scaled, or replicated to extend the benefits of federal investment.

Required preliminary proposals are due October 2, 2020, with invited full proposals due March 26, 2021.
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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.
Alzheimers Drug Discovery Foundation
Neuroimaging and Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarker Development Program
https://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/funding-opportunities/biomarkers
Application Deadline: October 9, 2020
The aim of this request for proposals (RFP) is to develop biomarkers for which there is a clear clinical need in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Specifically, this RFP focuses on: 1) developing novel positron emission tomography ligands for clinical use; 2) supporting novel cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers; and 3) validating established magnetic resonance imaging approaches in larger cohorts.
Alzheimers Drug Discovery Foundation
Prevention Beyond the Pipeline Program
https://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/funding-opportunities/prevention-pipeline
The Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation seeks to support comparative effectiveness research, prevention clinical trials, and epidemiological studies that probe whether the use or choice of drugs alters the risk for dementia or cognitive decline.

A required letter of intent is due October 9, 2020. Invited full proposals are due November 6, 2020
American Heart Association
American Heart Association and Enduring Hearts Research Awards in Pediatric Heart Transplantation
https://professional.heart.org/en/research-programs/strategically-focused-research/research-partnership-programs/aha-enduring-hearts-research-awards-in-pediatric-heart-transplantation
Application Deadline: October 1, 2020
The Collaborative Research Award seeks to foster collaborative approaches to research projects that propose novel pairings of investigators from at least two broadly different disciplines. The combination and integration of studies may be inclusive of basic, clinical, population, behavioral, and/or translational research. Research priorities include evidence-based strategies for improving treatment adherence; early and accurate identification of acute cellular and antibody-mediated rejection and cardiac allograft vasculopathy, including the development of accurate non-invasive methods and strategies for surveillance; studies on the causes, prevention, and treatment of cardiac allograft vasculopathy; and strategies to improve the viability of donor hearts and the development of novel immunotherapies by the identification of novel targets by improving the side-effect profiles of immunotherapies and/or by improving methods for monitoring the level of immunosuppression. Applications for the development of new technologies that would address any of these priority areas will also be considered.
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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.
Fund for Astrophyical Research
Research in Astronomy and Astrophysics
http://fdnweb.org/fundastro/request-for-proposals/
Application Deadline: September 30, 2020
Under this request for proposals, grants will be awarded for the acquisition of astronomical equipment, computer time, and computer hardware or software for use in research. 
National Science Foundation
Algebra and Number Theory
https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5431
Application Deadline: October 9, 2020
The Algebra and Number Theory program supports research in algebra, algebraic and arithmetic geometry, number theory, and representation theory. 
National Science Foundation
Antarctic Research
https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5519
The Antarctic Sciences Section of the Office of Polar Programs supports cutting-edge research to: 1) expand fundamental knowledge of Antarctic systems, biota, and processes; 2) improve understanding of interactions among the Antarctic region and global systems; and 3) utilize the unique characteristics of the Antarctic region as a science observing platform. 

Full proposals are accepted anytime. 
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NU-wide

Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases
P01/Multiple PI Pilot Grant RFA
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Ee6ZDbXJNoHdnqoCPXM94HibABXiQFYb/view?usp=sharing
The Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases (NPOD) invites applications for its multiple PI pilot grant competition. The primary objective of this pilot grant program is to stimulate collaborative, multidisciplinary research in the area of obesity research and/or signaling by nutrients or bioactive food compounds, and to enhance competitiveness in securing major external, preferably federal support. The winning team will have three to five faculty from at least two different departments or schools.

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

Select one

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
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.
NIH
Pathway to Independence Award in Tobacco Regulatory Research (K99/R00 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-OD-20-009.html
This award increases and maintains a strong cohort of new and talented independent investigators conducting research that will inform the development and evaluation of regulations on tobacco product manufacturing, distribution, and marketing. This program is designed to facilitate a timely transition of outstanding postdoctoral researchers with a research and/or clinical doctorate degree from mentored, postdoctoral research positions to independent, tenure-track or equivalent faculty positions. This opportunity is designed specifically for applicants proposing research that does not involve leading an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or an ancillary clinical trial.

An optional letter of intent is due by 60 days prior to the application due date. Application due dates vary. See solicitation for details.
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Social Sciences

American Psychological Association
Early Career Grant to Support Community-based Workshops
https://www.apa.org/about/awards/community-based-workshops
Application Deadline: September 25, 2020
The American Psychological Association is soliciting proposals for community-based workshops or trainings in all areas of psychology (education, practice, public interest, and science). These community-based grants support the following three purposes: 1) support interested individuals or groups of individuals to gain or enhance their training, facilitation, and leadership skills while delivering psychological expertise in local communities; 2) provide psychological expertise in local communities so that attendees of the trainings/workshops learn specific skills from expert(s) in the chosen topic(s); and 3) serve as demonstration models for the participant's future engagement in their community. 
American Psychological Foundation
Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant
https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/peterson-homer?tab=1
Application Deadline: October 15, 2020
The Lizette Peterson Homer Memorial Injury Research Grant supports research into psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents as reflected in the activities and interests within pediatric psychology of the late Lizette Peterson-Homer and her commitment to improving the status of children in the face of the most significant threats to their health and development. 
American Psychological Foundation
Steven O. Walfish Grants
https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/walfish?tab=1
Application Deadline: September 30, 2020
The Steven O. Walfish Grants supported promote and support the next generation of student and early career practitioner psychologists to expand the knowledge base in the practice of psychology. Applicants are required to submit manuscripts on clinical, practical, or research innovations that address evolving standards, practices and methods in psychological practice. Topics may include population‐based practice issues, procedure or technique‐based practice issues, diagnosis‐based practice issues, or service delivery models describing a practice innovation. Grant recipients are encouraged to use the grant to attend the American Psychological Association convention to present their work.
American Psychological Foundation
Steven O. Walfish Grants
https://www.apa.org/apf/funding/walfish
Application Deadline: September 30, 2020
Steven O. Walfish Grants promote and support the next generation of student and early career practitioner psychologists to expand the knowledge base in the practice of psychology. Applicants are required to submit manuscripts on clinical, practical or research innovations that address evolving standards, practices and methods in psychological practice. Topics may include population‐based practice issues, procedure or technique‐based practice issues, diagnosis‐based practice issues or service delivery models describing a practice innovation.
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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
Nebraska Center for the Prevention of Obesity Diseases Program Seed Grant
https://cehs.unl.edu/npod/npod-program-seed-grant-rfa-2020/
Application Deadline: October 8, 2020
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.

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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