Upcoming Funding Opportunities

March Deadlines—

National Institute of Health (NIH):
Sponsor: NIH, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
Program: NIH Revision Awards for Creating Virtual Consortium for Translational/Transdisciplinary Environmental Research (ViCTER)
Goal: to foster and promote transdisciplinary collaborations and/or translational research efforts among basic (technology and mechanism oriented), clinical (patient-oriented) and population-based researchers and other individuals with expertise relevant to environmental health who have come together in common interest around a particular environmental stressor(s) of interest.
Amount: up to $300,000
Deadline: full application due 3/7/17
Details: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-ES-17-002.html 

Sponsor: NIH, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Program: Systems Biology: the Next Generation for Infectious Diseases (U19)
Goal: to establish Systems Biology Centers that use systems biology approaches to build predictive models for infectious diseases.
Amount: up to $2,000,000
Deadline: full application due 3/15/17
Details: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-16-080.html 

Sponsor: NIH
Program: Summer Research Education Experience
Goal: to support educational activities that foster a better understanding of biomedical, behavioral and clinical research and its implications
Amount: up to $500,000
Deadline: full application due 3/23/17
Details: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-15-184.html 


National Science Foundation (NSF): 
Sponsor: NSF, GEO, Division of Polar Programs
Program: Thwaites: The Future of Thwaites Glacier and its Contribution to Sea-Level Rise
Goal: to substantially improve both decadal and longer-term (century-to-multi-century) projections of ice loss and sea-level rise originating from Thwaites Glacier. 
Amount: $200,000–$4,000,000
Deadline: full application due 3/1/17
Details: https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505320

Sponsor: NSF    
Program: Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems
Goal: to 1. Significantly advance the understanding of the food-energy-water system through quantitative and computational modeling, including support for relevant cyberinfrastructure; 2. Develop real-time, cyber-enabled interfaces that improve understanding of the behavior of FEW systems and increase decision support capability; 3. Enable research that will lead to innovative system and technological solutions to critical FEW problems; and 4. Grow the scientific workforce capable of studying and managing the FEW system, through education and other professional development opportunities. 
Amount: up to $3,000,000
Deadline: full application due 3/6/17
Details: https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505241&org=NSF&sel_org=NSF&from=fund

Sponsor: NSF, ENG, CBET
Program: Combustion and Thermal Transport Processes Research at the International Space Station to Benefit Life on Earth (NSF-ISS)
Goal: to solicit research projects in the general field of combustion and thermal transport processes that can utilize the International Space Station (ISS) National Lab to conduct research that will benefit life on Earth.
Amount: $300,000
Deadline: full application due 3/10/17
Details: https://nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505358


Department of Defense (DoD):
Sponsor: DoD, U.S. Navy, Office of Naval Research
Program: Immersive Sciences for Training, Education, Mission Rehearsal, and Operations
Goal: The Navy and Marine Corps seeks to use augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality technologies to improve training and operations for infantry combat personnel
Amount: up to $3,000,000
Deadline: full application due 3/9/2017
Details: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290978

Sponsor: U.S. Dept. of Defense, DARPA
Program: A Mechanically Based Antenna (AMEBA)
Goal: to develop mechanically-driven transmitters producing radio frequency (RF) signals at carrier frequencies below 30 kHz. 
Amount: up to $13,500,000
Deadline: full application due 3/22/17
Details: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290736


Department of Energy (DOE):
Sponsor: U.S. Dept. of Energy, ARPA-E
Program: Saving Energy Nationwide in Structures with Occupancy Recognition (SENSOR)
Goal: to dramatically reduce the amount of energy used for heating and cooling residential buildings (by 30%) via user-transparent sensor systems that accurately sense human presence (not merely motion).
Amount: $250,000–$10,000,000
Deadline: concept paper/proposal due 3/17/17
Details: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291299

Sponsor: U.S. Dept. of Energy & the National Energy Technology Laboratory 
Program: Vehicle Technologies Program-wide Funding 
Goal: to accelerate the development and adoption of sustainable transportation technologies
Amount: $375,000–$500,000
Deadline: full proposal due 3/24/17
Details: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=290715


Department of Justice (DOJ):
Sponsor: U.S. Dept. of Justice, OJP, NIJ
Program: Research and Evaluation on Victims of Crime
Goal: the development of research to build a body of evidence-based knowledge on victims and victimization.
Amount: up to $750,000
Deadline: full application due 3/14/17
Details: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291221

Sponsor: DOJ, OJP, NIJ
Program: Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons
Goal: to better understand, prevent, and respond to trafficking in persons in the United States
Amount: up to $1,000,000
Deadline: full application due 3/17/17
Details: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291091

Sponsor: DOJ, OJP, NIJ
Program: Research & Evaluation on Violence Against Women: Teen Dating Violence, Sexual Violence, and Intimate Partner Violence
Goal: to improve knowledge andunderstanding of teen dating violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, and sexual violence
Amount: TBD
Deadline: full application due 3/20/17
Details: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291274

Sponsor: DOJ, OJP, NIJ
Program: Research and Evaluation on the Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Elderly Individuals
Goal: to improve knowledge and understanding of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation through science.
Amount: $500,000–$1,000,000
Deadline: full application due 3/20/17
Details: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291288

Sponsor: DOJ, OJP, NIJ
Program: Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime
Goal: to conduct research on criminal justice activities including: 1) criminal investigation and prosecution; and 2) drug intelligence and community surveillance. 
Amount: up to $1,500,000
Deadline: full application due 3/23/17
Details: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291181

Sponsor: DOJ, OJP, NIJ
Program: National Institutes of Justice Visiting Fellows Program
Goal: to support innovative approaches to criminal justice issues and empower individuals who have contributed to the advancement of criminal justice through science to inform practice and contribute to NIJ's evolving criminal justice research portfolios.
Amount: up to $250,000
Deadline: full application due 3/27/17
Details: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291437


National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Sponsor: NASA, SMD
Program: Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (ROSES)—Strategic Astrophysics Technology
Goal: This ROSES NRA solicits basic and applied research in support of NASA's Science Mission Directorate (SMD). 
Amount: $100,000–$1,000,000
Deadline: full application due 3/17/17
Details: https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?method=init&solId={30681ED9-E5B0-000D-2337-0268227F6FE0}&path=open

Sponsor: NASA; Science Mission Directorate
Program: Research Opportunities in Space & Earth Sciences (ROSES) Early Career Fellowship
Goal: supports the development of individual research programs of outstanding scientists early in their careers and stimulates research careers in the areas supported by the Planetary Sciences Division.
Amount: up to $1,000,000
Deadline: full application due 3/31/17
Details: https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?method=init&solId={2D9D402B-F2AE-B613-5734-FBCA7E3DAE3C}&path=open

Sponsor: NASA; Science Mission Directorate
Program: Research Opportunities in Space & Earth Sciences (ROSES) Topical Workshops, Symposia, and Conferences 
Goal: to encourage and facilitate the use of mission data, increase the efficiency of investigators through the open exchange of ideas, and expose investigators to new subject areas.
Amount: TBD    
Deadline: full application due 3/31/17
Details: https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?method=init&solId={5485187B-71B6-DF3D-FDE7-53DA38B14614}&path=open


Other Federal Funding:
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Services (IES)
Program: Unsolicited Grant Opportunities
Goal: to expand fundamental knowledge and understanding of education and to provide education leaders and practitioners, parents and students, researchers, and the general public with unbiased, reliable, and useful information about the condition and progress of education in the United States
Amount: $25,000–$200,000
Deadline: preliminary proposal due 3/7/17
Details: https://ies.ed.gov/funding/pdf/unsolicited2017.pdf

Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration(NOAA)
Program: Coastal Resilience Grants 
Goal: to implement projects that build resilient U.S. coastal communities, economies and ecosystems.
Amount: $250,000–$1,000,000
Deadline: full application due 3/15/17
Details: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=291204

Sponsor: National Gallery of Art
Program: Visiting Senior Fellowship Program
Goal: to support research in the history, theory, and criticism of the visual arts (painting, sculpture, architecture, landscape architecture, urbanism, prints and drawings, film, photography, decorative arts, industrial design, and other arts) of any geographical area and of any period. 
Amount: $6,000–$8,000
Deadline: full application due 3/21/17
Details: http://www.nga.gov/content/ngaweb/research/casva/fellowships/visiting-senior-fellowships.html

Sponsor: United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
Program: India Partnerships Program
Goal: Through this solicitation, USAID/India announces its desire to engage in new--or to expand existing-- public and private sector partnerships for India in priority areas defined by the Government of India (GOI) and the United States Government (USG). 
Amount: $1,000,000–$20,000,000
Deadline: full application due 3/31/17
Details: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=282644


Foundation/Private Funding: 
Sponsor: A-T Children’s Project
Program: Research Grant Program: Investigator-Initiated Grants
Goal: to assist respected scientists around the world in developing a clearer understanding of A-T [Ataxia-telangiectasia]. The A-T Children's Project is determined to find a timely cure, or life-improving treatments, for this serious disease. 
Amount: up to $150,000
Deadline: 3/1/17
Details: https://atcp.org/grantguidelines

Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Program: Policies for Action: Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health
Goal: to develop actionable evidence to inform the significant knowledge gaps regarding what policies can serve as levers to improve population health and well-being, and achieve greater levels of health equity. 
Amount: up to $250,000
Deadline: LOI due 3/10/17 (full application due 6/16/17)
Details: http://www.rwjf.org/en/library/funding-opportunities/2017/policies-for-action--policy-and-law-research-to-build-a-culture-.html

Sponsor: Klarman Family Foundation 
Program: Eating Disorders Research Grants Program
Goal: to bridge the gap between human and animal research, and to encourage collaborative applications with deep engagement of both neuroscientists and clinical researchers. 
Amount: up to $750,000
Deadline: full application due 3/14/17
Details: http://klarmanfoundation.org/eating-disorders-research/ 

Sponsor: Open Technology Fund
Program: Internet Freedom Fund
Goal: the primary focus should be for solutions that directly affect individuals living in the most repressive environments. 
Amount: $10,000–$900,000
Deadline: 3/14/17
Details: https://www.opentech.fund/requests/internet-freedom-fund

Sponsor: Burroughs Wellcome Fund
Program: Innovation in Regulatory Science 
Goal: to support the development of new methodologies or innovative approaches in regulatory science that will inform regulatory decisions made by the FDA and others. 
Amount: $500,000
Deadline: full application due 3/15/17
Details: http://www.bwfund.org/sites/default/files/media/files/grant-programs/BWF_IRSA_RFP-2017.pdf 

Sponsor: Human Frontier Science Program
Program Grant and/or Young Investigators’ Grant
Goal: to develop new lines of research from different disciplines (e.g., from chemistry, physics, computer science, engineering) to focus on problems in the life sciences.
Amount: up to $1,350,000
Deadline: LOI due 3/20/17 (full proposal, by invitation, due 9/2017)
Details: http://www.hfsp.org/sites/www.hfsp.org/files/webfm/Grants/LI%20Guidelines.pdf