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Past Funding Opportunities

September 2022

USDA-NIFA-AFRI-009041, Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program Education and Workforce Development Program - Post Doc

Deadline:
  • $68 million available for FY22-23 across all program areas.
  • Due date varies depending on program area.

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Education and Workforce Development (EWD) focuses on developing the next generation of research, education, and extension professionals in the food and agricultural sciences. In 2022, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) requests applications for the AFRI’s Education and Workforce Development program areas to support:

NSF 20-570, Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program (IUCRC)

Deadline:
  • Prelim Proposals only required for Planning Grants & Planning Grant waivers
  • $20,000 for Planning Grants
  • $150,000 per year for Phase I – for 5 years. PhI is required to apply for Phase II
  • $100,000 per year for Phase II – for year 6-10 of the center
  • $150,000 per year for Phase II+ - for year 6-10 of the center
  • $50,000 per year for Phase III – only available for active Phase II centers

The IUCRC program catalyzes breakthrough pre-competitive research by enabling close and sustained engagement between industry innovators, world-class academic teams, and government agencies.

NIH RFA-RM-22-020, NIH Directors Transformative Research Awards

Deadline:
  • $8 million available, expect to fund ~ 7 awards, for up to 5 years

The NIH Directors Transformative Research Award Program supports individual scientists or groups of scientists proposing groundbreaking, exceptionally innovative, original, and/or unconventional research with the potential to create new scientific paradigms, establish entirely new and improved clinical approaches, or develop transformative technologies. For the program to support the best possible researchers and research, applications are sought which reflect the full diversity of the nations research workforce.

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, FY 2022 Composting and Food Waste Reduction (CFWR) Pilot Project Synopsis 1

Deadline:
  • Up to $17 million available.
  • Average NADPRP awards are about $200,000, most will not exceed $500,000
  • Projects for up to two years

Projects supported in the topic areas listed below.

Topic 1. Develop, Enhance, and Exercise State and Tribal Animal Disease Outbreak Emergency Response Plans

Topic 2. Support Livestock1 and Poultry Biosecurity

Topic 3. Enhance Depopulation, Carcass Disposal, and Decontamination Capabilities

Topic 4. Support Animal Movement Decisions in a Disease Outbreak

Topic 5. Enhance Animal Disease Traceability for a Disease Outbreak

Topic 6. Support Outreach & Education on Animal Disease Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Topics

NSF 22-601, Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Deadline:
  • REU site awards typically range from $80,000-$100,000/year for up to 5 years
  • Typical site hosts 8-10 students per year

The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program. This solicitation features two mechanisms for support of student research: (1) REU Sites are based on independent proposals to initiate and conduct projects that engage a number of students in research.

NIH PAR-22-181, NIDA, NIMH, and NINDS Research Opportunities for New and "At-Risk" Investigators to Promote Workforce Diversity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline:
  •  Budgets not limited but must reflect project needs

NIH recognizes a unique and compelling need to promote diversity in the biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences workforce. NIH expects efforts to diversify the workforce to lead to the recruitment of the most talented researchers from all groups; to improve the quality of the educational and training environment; to balance and broaden the perspective in setting research priorities; to improve the ability to recruit subjects from minority and other health disparity populations into clinical research protocols; and to improve the Nation's capacity to address and eliminate health disparities.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Systems for Action research program

Deadline:
  • Awards up to $500,000

Systems for Action is a signature research program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) that seeks to test new ways of connecting the nation’s fragmented medical, social, and public health systems. The program supports research teams from across the United States in conducting scientific studies that evaluate the implementation and impact of novel approaches to systems alignment. The system alignment mechanisms studied take many forms, including shared governance models,  data exchange and integration platforms, bundled and blended payment models, and cross-cutting workforce components such as navigators and integrators.

USDA-APHIS-10025-VSSP0000-23-0002, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service National Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Program (NADPRP) 2022 Synopsis 3

Deadline:

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Veterinary Services (VS) is announcing the availability of up to $17 million in funds in the National Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Program (NADPRP) to support projects in the topic areas listed below.

Topic 1. Develop, Enhance, and Exercise State and Tribal Animal Disease Outbreak Emergency Response Plans

Topic 2. Support Livestock1 and Poultry Biosecurity

Topic 3. Enhance Depopulation, Carcass Disposal, and Decontamination Capabilities

Topic 4. Support Animal Movement Decisions in a Disease Outbreak

Topic 5. Enhance Animal Disease Traceability for a Disease Outbreak

Topic 6. Support Outreach & Education on Animal Disease Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Topics

NIH RFA-NS-22-040, BRAIN Initiative: Team-Research BRAIN Circuit Programs - TeamBCP (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Synopsis 1

Deadline:
  • NIH BRAIN and partner components intend to commit an estimated total of $22M in fiscal years 2022, 2023, 2024 to fund up to 5 new awards, each year for this RFA
  • The maximum project period is 5 years

This FOA will support integrated, interdisciplinary research teams that focus on examining dynamic circuit functions related to behavior, using advanced and innovative technologies. The FOA will support programs with a necessarily synergistic, team science approach. Awards will be made for 5 years, with a possibility of one competing renewal.

NSF 22-617, Engineering Technologies to Advance Underwater Sciences

Deadline:
  • Anticipated Funding Amount: $8.2 million
  • Estimated Number of Awards: 5 to 8
  • Award range $750,000-$1,500,000 for up to 3 years.

The aim of this Ideas Lab is to bring together experts from diverse scientific and engineering backgrounds to develop innovative engineering technologies and solutions that will enable real-time and reliable sensing, communications, localization, navigation, and mapping of aquatic environments, including glaciers, rivers, lakes, and oceans, for scientific research and economic development in a sustainable and environmentally responsible manner.

NSF 22-598, Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative Synopsis 1

Deadline:
  • Anticipated Funding Amount: $10 million
  • Maximum award is $175,000

The NSF Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) seeks to award grants intended to support research independence among early-career academicians who specifically lack access to adequate organizational or other resources. It is expected that funds obtained through this program will be used to support untenured faculty or research scientists (or equivalent) in their first three years in a primary academic position after the PhD, but not more than six years after completion of their PhD for proposals submitted in 2022, and not more than five years after completion of their PhD for proposals submitted after 2022. 

HHS/NIH RFA-NS-23-014, Extracellular RNA Sequencing Research Resource for the Accelerating Medicines Partnership Parkinson’s Disease

Deadline:
  • Only accepting applications that do not propose clinical trials
  • NINDS intends to commit $2,250,000 total costs in FY 2023 to fund one award

This FOA seeks applicants experienced in the isolation and sequencing of RNA from brain-derived extracellular vesicles to develop a research resource for the AMP PD. Approximately 2400 blood samples will be provided for this project from existing Parkinson’s disease and normal control cohorts that already have longitudinal clinical and sequencing data that is publicly available to interested researchers. 

USDA-NRCS-NHQ-CIGOFT-22-NOFO0001212, USDA-NRCS On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2022

Deadline:
  • Approximately $25 million available
  • Award range $250,000 to $5,000,000

NRCS is announcing the availability of Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials (On-Farm Trials) to stimulate the adoption and evaluation of innovative conservation approaches in partnership with agricultural producers. For 2022, applications will be accepted from eligible entities for projects addressing at least one of the following priorities: irrigation management technologies; climate smart agricultural solutions; nutrient management; and soil health demonstration (SHD) trial. Up to $25 million is available for On-Farm Trials in 2022.

August 2022

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, Beckman Young Investigator Program

Deadline:
  • The foundation anticipates making awards of up to $600,000 for 4-year projects.
  • LOIs due Aug. 1st.  Must be invited to submit full proposal in January.

The foundation provides research support to promising young faculty members in the early stages of their careers in the chemical and life sciences to foster the invention of methods, instruments, and materials that will open up new avenues of science research.

USDA-FNS-WIC-CIAO-2022, FY22 Community Innovation and Outreach (CIAO) Cooperative Agreement

Deadline:
  • FNS anticipates making 1 award of up to $20 million.

The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) administers the nutrition assistance programs of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). FNS works to promote nutrition security through the administration of 15 Federal nutrition assistance programs, including the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC).

DOE DE-FOA-0002767, Advanced Scientific Computing Research - Reaching a New Energy Sciences Workforce (ASCR-RENEW)

Deadline:
  • $5 million available to fund up to 10 awards.
  • Awards expected to be between $25,000 and $500,000 for projects up to 3 years.
  • Pre-proposals are due Aug. 3rd.  Full proposals due Sept. 16th.

The DOE SC program in ASCR announces its interest in receiving applications for Reaching a New Energy Sciences Workforce (RENEW). The goal of ASCR’s RENEW program is to increase participation of underrepresented groups in the quantum computing and networking workforce and to increase participation of underrepresented institutions in quantum computing and networking workforce training. SC-ASCR is fully committed to advancing a diverse, equitable, and inclusive research community which is key to providing the scientific and technical expertise for U.S.

DOE DE-FOA-0002759, Reaching a New Energy Sciences Workforce for High Energy Physics (RENEW-HEP)

Deadline:
  • $5 million available to fund approx. 10 awards.
  • Awards expected to be between $50,000 and $500,000 for projects up to 3 years.

The DOE SC High Energy Physics (HEP) program hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for the REaching a New Energy sciences Workforce for High Energy Physics (RENEW-HEP) initiative.

DOE DE-FOA-0002759, Reaching a New Energy Sciences Workforce for High Energy Physics (RENEW-HEP)

Deadline:
  • $5 million available to fund approx. 10 awards.
  • Awards expected to be between $50,000 and $500,000 for projects up to 3 years.

The DOE SC High Energy Physics (HEP) program hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for the Reaching a New Energy sciences Workforce for High Energy Physics (RENEW-HEP) initiative.

FFAR & Walton Family Foundation, Achieving Conservation through Targeting Information, Outreach and Networking (ACTION) program

Deadline:
  • $1 million available. Awards range from $200,000 to $500,000.

Edge-of-field is a conservation practice that allows for nutrient and sediment monitoring in water runoff at the field level. Despite the potential benefits of edge-of-field and other conservation practices to soil and watershed health, implementation occurs on less than 10% of all US croplands. The reasons for the low adoption rates remain unclear. Coordinated efforts that engage farmers from the beginning could help researchers understand farmers’ specific needs and develop interventions that specifically target those needs.

USDA-NIFA-BPP-009262, Bioproduct Pilot Program

Deadline:
  • Up to $10 million available. Awards range from $200,000 to $500,000.

U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for a new pilot program created under President Biden’s historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to support the development of biobased products that have lower carbon footprints and increase the use of renewable agricultural materials, creating new revenue streams for farmers. This $10 million investment is part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s ongoing work to rebuild our infrastructure and create good-paying jobs and economic opportunity in our rural communities. 

July 2022

NSF PD-21-1443, Fluid Dynamics

Deadline:
  • $9.175 million available
  • No deadline.  Proposals can be submitted anytime.

The Fluid Dynamics program is part of the Transport Phenomena cluster, which also includes 1) the Combustion and Fire Systems program; 2) the Particulate and Multiphase Processes program; and 3) the Thermal Transport Processes program.

The Fluid Dynamics program supports fundamental research toward gaining an understanding of the physics of various fluid dynamics phenomena. Proposed research should contribute to basic scientific understanding via experiments, theoretical developments, and computational discovery.

NSF PD-21-7236, Biophotonics

Deadline:
  • $6.6 million available
  • No deadline. Proposals accepted anytime.

The Biophotonics program is part of the Engineering Biology and Health cluster, which also includes:

1) the Biosensing program;

2) the Cellular and Biochemical Engineering program;

3) the Disability and Rehabilitation Engineering program; and

4) the Engineering of Biomedical Systems program.

NSF PD-21-7643, Environmental Sustainability

Deadline:
  • $7.066 million available
  • No deadline. Proposals accepted anytime

The Environmental Sustainability program is part of the Environmental Engineering and Sustainability cluster together with

1) the Environmental Engineering program and

2) the Nanoscale Interactions program.

NSF PD-21-1179, Nanoscale Interactions

Deadline:
  • No deadline.  Proposals accepted anytime.

The Nanoscale Interactions program is part of the Environmental Engineering and Sustainability cluster, which also includes: 1) the Environmental Engineering program; and 2) the Environmental Sustainability program.

The goal of the Nanoscale Interactions program is to support research to advance fundamental and quantitative understanding of the interactions of nanomaterials and nanosystems with biological and environmental media.

Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health 2022 Request for Proposals

Deadline:
  • Awards expected to be up to $30,000 for 12-18 month projects.

The objective of the GPCAH Pilot/Feasibility Projects Program is to support new agricultural health and safety research, prevention, intervention, community outreach, and translation projects likely to lead to more comprehensive projects or activities. We support research projects that address hazards relevant to farmers and farm workers in our nine-state region (IA, IL, IN, KS, NE, MO, MN, OH, & WI). Pilot projects addressing work-related stress and mental health, the prevention of slips, trips and falls, machine safety, and chemical safety are especially encouraged.  Ag-related safety and health hazards will also be considered.

USDA-NIFA-OP-09221, Urban Indoor, and Emerging Agriculture (UIE) Program

Deadline:
  • $9.4 million available to fund approx. 10 awards.
  • Awards expected to be between $50,000 and $1 million for 3-4 year projects.
  • LOIs due July 11th.  Must be invited to submit full proposal due in Sept.

The Urban, Indoor, and Emerging Agriculture (UIE) program supports research, education, and extension work by awarding grants to solve key problems of local, regional, and national importance that facilitate development of urban, indoor, and emerging agricultural systems. The program includes food value chain stages: production, harvesting, transportation, aggregation, packaging, distribution, and markets.

Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, Food Waste Challenge

Deadline:
  • Awards may be up to $1 million for 18-month projects.

According to FFAR, food waste occurs for numerous reasons and at various levels throughout the food system, making tackling the problem especially challenging. FFAR will prioritize innovative projects that emphasize a commitment to the collaboration of researchers and practitioners across multiple sectors and disciplines.

NIH RFA-AG-23-010, Noncoding RNAs in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline:
  • Related R21 opportunity available, RFA-AG-23-011
  • $5 million available to fund up to 10 awards.
  • Awards will be no more than $500,000 in direct costs per year for 5-year projects.

The goal of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to stimulate research in noncoding RNAs (ncRNAs) to investigate the causality, directionality, mechanisms, and therapeutic potential of ncRNAs in Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease-related dementias (AD/ADRD).

NSF 22-599, EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1 (RII Track-1)

Deadline:
  • $48 million available to fund approx. 12 awards.
  • Projects expected to be no more than $20 million for 5-yr projects.
  • LOIs due July 19th.  Full proposals due Aug. 22nd.

Through this program, NSF facilitates the establishment of partnerships among academic institutions and organizations in governmental, non-profit, and commercial or industrial sectors that are designed to effect sustainable improvements in a jurisdiction's research infrastructure, Research and Development (R&D) capacity, and hence, its R&D competitiveness.

Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research, Harvest for Health Breakthrough Crop Challenge

Deadline:
  • The H4H initiative consists of 2 phases:
    • Phase 1 – Breakthrough Crop Challenge: will focus on building a predictive model to identify underutilized crops
      • FFAR plans to award 5 seed grants of up to $75,000 for Phase 1.
    • Phase 2 – Commercial Development of Select Crops: will focus on using the developed model to prioritize underutilized crops for commercial development.
      • Only recipients of Phase 1 awards will be eligible to apply for Phase 2.

Pioneered by the FFAR and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Harvest for Health (H4H) aims to accelerate the development of underutilized crops and increase the diversity of nutritious foods in the marketpla

USDA-NIFA-OP-009161, Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative

Deadline:
  • $1.92 million available.
  • Awards can be up to $1.92 million for 3-yr projects.

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative (AG2PI) focuses on collaborative science engagement that intends to develop a community of researchers across both crops and animals that will lay the foundation for expanding knowledge concerning genomes and phenomes of importance to the agriculture sector of the United States.

Bayer Crop Science, Grants4Ag: Climate Solutions Through Plant Modifications

Deadline:
  • Awards typically range from $5,000 - $10,000.

Bayer Crop Science is seeking innovative trait approaches to mitigate the impacts of rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide on climate change using technologies that enable on-the-farm carbon sequestration or carbon removal.

We seek to fund transformation experiments that enable carbon sequestration or removal in cereals, legumes and pulses relying on the use of gene editing or transgenes.

Bayer Crop Science, Grants4Ag: Enabling Technologies for Plant Transformation

Deadline:
  • Awards typically range from $5,000 - $15,000

Plant transformation is a key step in introducing novel traits that can improve our ability to provide sustainable food sources, particularly in row crops. Introducing new traits and gene-editing technology adds complexity to the transformation system and requires extensive research and innovation. We are looking to collaborate and support innovative scientists that can help us feed a growing planet.  The intent of this project is to enable research towards developing new plant transformation technologies for row crops, particularly monocots.

June 2022

NSF 21-124, Dear Colleague Letter: Critical Aspects of Sustainability (CAS): Innovative Solutions to Climate Change

Deadline:
  • If interested, PIs should email cas@nsf.gov to ascertain whether the proposal is suitable for CAS.
  • No set deadline noted in posting.  Contact program officer for more information.

This Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) encourages the science and engineering communities to develop forward-thinking research that will demonstrably aid in the Nation's goal of reaching net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and developing approaches for adapting to the change that is already occurring.

DOE DE-FOA-0002562, FY 2022 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program

Deadline:
  • No set deadline noted in posting.  Proposals accepted anytime.

The Office of Science (SC) of the Department of Energy (DOE) hereby announces its continuing interest in receiving grant applications for support of work in the following program areas:

  • Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR)
  • Basic Energy Sciences (BES)
  • Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
  • Fusion Energy Sciences (FES)
  • High Energy Physics (HEP)
  • Nuclear Physics (NP)
  • Isotope R&D and Production (DOE IP)
  • Accelerator R&D and Production (ARDAP)

USDA-NRCS-COMM-22-NOFO0001139, Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities – Building Markets and Investing in America’s Climate-Smart Farmers, Ranchers & Forest Owners to Strengthen U.S. Rural and Agricultural Communities

Deadline:
  • $1 billion available to fund approx. 50 awards.
  • Awards for Pool 1 should be between $5 and $100 million.  Awards for Pool 2 should be $250,000 to $5 million.

Up to approximately $1 billion will be made available for the Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities projects through this funding opportunity, which will build markets and invest in America’s climate-smart farmers, ranchers, and forest owners to strengthen U.S. rural and agricultural communities. Through the Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities, USDA will support the production and marketing of climate-smart commodities through a set of pilot projects that provide voluntary incentives through partners to producers and landowners.

May 2022

NSF 22-566, NSF Innovation Corps Hubs Program (I-Corps™ Hubs)

Deadline:
  • $60 million available to fund approx. 4 awards.
  • Awards expected to be no more than $3 million per year for 5 years.

NSF seeks to develop and nurture a national innovation ecosystem built upon fundamental research that guides the output of scientific and engineering discoveries closer to the development of technologies, products, processes, and services that benefit society. The goal of the NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Program is to use experiential education to help researchers reduce the time necessary to translate a promising idea from the laboratory bench to widespread implementation.

USDA-AMS-TM-RFSP-G-22-0009, Regional Food System Partnerships

Deadline:
  • $40 million available to fund approx. 60 awards.
  • Awards expected to be between $100,000 and $1 million

The RFSP supports partnerships that connect public and private resources to plan and develop local or regional food systems. The RFSP focuses on building and strengthening local or regional food economy viability and resilience, and this includes pandemic response and recovery. Applicants will work with their partners to catalyze the development of local or regional food systems. Applicants will coordinate efforts within the partnership to set priorities, connect resources and services, and measure progress towards common goals. Partnerships are authorized to:

April 2022

NSF 21-557, EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track-4:

Deadline:
  •        See Limited Submission application instructions on Grants Hub website.

RII Track-4 provides opportunities for non-tenured investigators to further develop their individual research potential through extended collaborative visits to the nation’s premier private, governmental, or academic research centers.  During these visits, the EPSCoR Research Fellows will be able to learn new techniques, develop new collaborations or advance existing partnerships, benefit from access to unique equipment and facilities, and/or shift their research toward potentially transformative new directions.  The experiences gained through the fellowships are intended to have lasting impacts that will enhance the Fellows’ research trajectories well beyond the award period.  These benefits to the Fellows are also expected

DARPA HR001121S0025, Biological Technologies

Deadline:
  • Number of awards is dependent on the number of eligible applications submitted.

The mission of BTO is to foster, demonstrate, and transition breakthrough research, discoveries, and applications that integrate biology, engineering, computer science, mathematics, and the physical sciences. BTO’s research investment portfolio includes combating pandemic disease, innovative physiological interventions, human performance and warfighter readiness, and deep exploration of changing ecologies and environments for improving U.S. capabilities and resilience. BTO’s programs operate across a wide range of scales, from individual cells to the warfighter to global ecosystems. BTO responds to the urgent and long-term needs of the Department of Defense (DoD) and addresses national security priorities.

NSF 21-557, EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track-4:

Deadline:
  • See Limited Submission application instructions on Grants Hub website.

RII Track-4 provides opportunities for non-tenured investigators to further develop their individual research potential through extended collaborative visits to the nation’s premier private, governmental, or academic research centers.  During these visits, the EPSCoR Research Fellows will be able to learn new techniques, develop new collaborations or advance existing partnerships, benefit from access to unique equipment and facilities, and/or shift their research toward potentially transformative new directions.  The experiences gained through the fellowships are intended to have lasting impacts that will enhance the Fellows’ research trajectories well beyond the award period.  These benefits to the Fellows are also expected to in

NIH PAR-22-108, Innovative ways to provide education on antimicrobial stewardship practices in animals (U01) Clinical Trial Not Allowed

Deadline:
  • LOIs due Apr 1.  Full proposals due May 2.
  • Awards will be no more than $300,000 in total costs per year for 5-year projects.

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity is to solicit applications to develop innovative ways to disseminate information about the health risks associated with antimicrobial resistance and the benefits of implementing good antimicrobial stewardship practices for managing diseases in food-producing animals.

Adopting good antimicrobial stewardship practices, including optimizing how antimicrobials are used as part of herd/flock disease management plans, can help slow the development of antimicrobial resistance while effectively managing animal disease.

CDC RFA-CK-22-008, Building Mathematical Modeling Workforce Capacity to Support Infectious Disease and Healthcare Research

Deadline:
  • LOIs due Apr 4th.  Full proposals due May 4th.
  • $5.4 million available to fund approx. 6 awards.
  • Awards expected to be between $200,000 and $300,000 per year for 3-year projects.

The purpose of this notice of funding opportunity is to support pre-doctoral fellows’ innovative research to develop and apply computational tools and mathematical methods for modeling the spread of pathogens in healthcare settings (e.g., SARS-CoV-2, healthcare-associated infections [HAIs], antimicrobial resistant organisms [AROs]).

USDA-ARS, FY2022 Pulse Crop Health Initiative

Deadline:
  • No set amount for awards, but requested amount should be realistic for the project proposed. 
  • Funds will be initially awarded for 1 year, and then future funding based on availability and research results from first year.
  • A 20% cost share is required throughout life of project.

The Pulse Crop Health Initiative (PCHI), administered through the USDA, Agricultural Research Service, and Edward T.

DE-FOA-002605, Deploying Solar with Wildlife and Ecosystem Services Benefits (SolWEB)

Deadline:
  • Pre-proposals due Apr 11th.
  • $10 million available to fund approx. 8 awards. 
  • Projects will be awarded for two different topic areas:
    • Topic Area 1: Wildlife-Solar Energy Interactions – 2-4 awards, $1-$2 million each.
    • Topic Area 2: Ecosystem Services from Solar Facilities – 2-4 awards, $500,000-$2 million each.
  • Must be invited to submit full proposal.

On March 1, 2022, the U.S.

DOD HR001121S0025, Biological Technologies

Deadline:

The mission of BTO is to foster, demonstrate, and transition breakthrough research, discoveries, and applications that integrate biology, engineering, computer science, mathematics, and the physical sciences. BTO’s research investment portfolio includes combating pandemic disease, innovative physiological interventions, human performance and warfighter readiness, and deep exploration of changing ecologies and environments for improving U.S. capabilities and resilience. BTO’s programs operate across a wide range of scales, from individual cells to the warfighter to global ecosystems. BTO responds to the urgent and long-term needs of the Department of Defense (DoD) and addresses national security priorities

USDA-AMS-TM-FSMIP-G-22-0004, Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program

Deadline:
  • $1 million available to fund approx. 5 awards.
  • Awards expected to be between $50,000 and $250,000
  • $1 for $1 match is required.

The Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program (FSMIP) is authorized by section 204(b) of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (7 U.S.C. § 1623(b)). To explore new market opportunities for U.S. food and agricultural products, and encourage research and innovation aimed at improving the efficiency and performance of the U.S. agricultural marketing system. FSMIP funds a wide range of applied research projects that address barriers, challenges, and opportunities in marketing, transportation, and distribution of U.S. food and agricultural products domestically and internationally.

USDA-NIFA-HEP-008883, Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship

Deadline:
  • $3.1 million available to fund approx. 14 awards per year.
  • Awards will be between $41,000 and $262,500 for up to 5 years depending on the fellowship.

This grant program supports: (1) training students for master's and doctoral degrees in food, agricultural and natural resource sciences; and (2) Special International Study or Thesis/Dissertation Research Travel Allowances (IRTA) for eligible USDA NNF beneficiaries. Awards are specifically intended to support traineeship programs that engage outstanding students to pursue and complete their degrees in USDA mission areas. Applicants provide clarity about the philosophy of their graduate training, and relevance to USDA mission sciences, NIFA priorities and national science education policies and statistics.

USDA-NIFA-AFRI-009002, 2022 Sustainable Agricultural Systems

Deadline:
  • LOIs due Apr 27th.  Full proposals due July 28th.  Must be invited to submit full.
  • $80 million available to fund approx. 8 awards.
  • Awards expected to up to $10 million for 5-year projects.

The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative's Sustainable Agricultural Systems (SAS) program area promotes the sustainable supply of abundant, affordable, safe, nutritious, and accessible food and other agricultural products, while enhancing economic opportunities and improving the long-term health and well-being of all Americans.

NIH PAR-22-000, Team-Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline:
  • LOIs due Apr 30th.  Full proposals due May 30th.
  • Awards up to $20,000 in direct costs per year with an additional $20,000 available for projects needing participant support costs.
  • Project duration of up to 5 years.

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH.  The overarching goal of this R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.