This page includes current funding opportunities, as well as opportunities where no date was specified. (These could include rolling applications, or the data feed may just not have included the date. Please check the Website in each funding opportunity.) The list is sorted in descending order by final deadline date.

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National Institutes of Health
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
May 07, 2019
Final Deadline:
May 07, 2019
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to encourage collaborations between the life and physical sciences that: 1) apply a multidisciplinary bioengineering approach to the solution of a biomedical problem; and 2) integrate, optimize, validate, translate or otherwise accelerate the adoption of promising tools, methods and techniques for a specific research or clinical problem in ba
Final Deadline:
May 01, 2019

Research to Action Funding Opportunity

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-16-083.html

Open: May 5, 2016

Amount:
USD $$34,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Sep 26, 2018
The overarching goal of the INFEWS program is to catalyze well-integrated, convergent research to transform understanding of the FEW Nexus as integrated social, engineering, physical, and natural systems in order to improve system function and management, address system stress, increase resilience, and ensure sustainability.
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Apr 16, 2018
Final Deadline:
Sep 14, 2018
Eligible U.S. state and local government agencies and federally recognized Indian tribes are invited to submit proposals for matching grants to support projects that would acquire or develop public land for outdoor recreation purposes located within or serving Census-delineated "urbanized areas": places with a population of 50,000 or more people that are densely settled.
Amount:
USD $$50,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Sep 07, 2018

This FOA invites applications proposing to study HIV infection, HIV-associated conditions, HIV treatment, and/or biobehavioral or social factors associated with HIV/AIDS in the context of aging and/or in older adults. Research approaches of interest include clinical translational, observational, and intervention studies in domestic and international settings.

Eligible Applicants:

Northeast SARE
Final Deadline:
May 08, 2018
Graduate student grants are open to all graduate students enrolled at accredited colleges, universities, and veterinary schools in the Northeast region who are researching topics in sustainable agriculture that will serve the interests of farmers and the greater agricultural community.
Department of Health and Human Services
Final Deadline:
May 07, 2018

This Funding Opportunity Announcement encourages applications using community-engaged research methods to investigate the potential health risks of environmental exposures of concern to the community and to implement an environmental public health action plan based on research findings.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Apr 19, 2018
Final Deadline:
May 02, 2018
We are seeking innovators to devise and demonstrate ways to positively engage young people (under the age of 30) in Global Citizenship at scale and in depth.
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
May 01, 2018
Final Deadline:
May 01, 2018
This Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) invites proposals in FY 2018 that will advance NNA research through convergent approaches to emerging scientific, engineering, societal, and education challenges, and builds upon the NNA awards resulting from the FY 2017 DCL on Growing Convergence Research at NSF.
USDA
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Apr 13, 2018
Final Deadline:
Apr 30, 2018
Provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements.
Final Deadline:
Apr 26, 2018

EPA Solicits Applications for Grants to Provide Businesses with Pollution Prevention Technical Assistance and Training
Informational Webinar to be held March 21, 1-2:30 pm EDT

Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Mar 19, 2018
Final Deadline:
Apr 26, 2018
Identify, develop, document and share P2 best management practices and innovations so this information may inform future technical assistance, and these P2 approaches and outcomes may be replicated by others.
Department of Energy
Final Deadline:
Apr 20, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science, Office of Biological and Environmental Research (OBER), and the U.S.

Ford Foundation

The goal of this work is to promote climate change policies that meet the needs of rural poor communities worldwide.

The Challenge

Jessie Ball duPont Fund
Amount:
USD $$125,000 (USD unless defined below)

Energy Conservation Initiative grants are awarded on a competitive basis to the 37 small private colleges eligible for funding from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund.

Phase I grants support submetering campus buildings, collecting energy data and developing campus energy policies and plans in order to save dollars and reduce carbon emissions.

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Seabirds and shorebirds, some of the most threatened animals on Earth, are dependent upon and contribute to robust ocean and coastal ecosystems. Invasive predators on seabird islands reduce their breeding success. Endangered seabirds, like albatrosses and petrels, are caught inadvertently in fishing gear on the high seas.

All of the Divisions in the following Directorates are participating in clean energy technology research and education through ongoing funding opportunities: Biological Sciences (BIO)Engineering (ENG), and Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS).

Pen American Center
Amount:
USD $$10,000 (USD unless defined below)

The PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award celebrates writing that exemplifies literary excellence on the subject of physical and biological sciences. The winner receives a cash award of $10,000 and will be honored at the PEN Literary Awards.

Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Oct 18, 2016

The CTSI invites applicants for pilot projects designed to break down roadblocks across any stage of the translational science spectrum. Read the complete RFA, eligibility criteria and submission requirements 

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

From the natural sciences to the social sciences to the humanities to the arts, the availability of more data and cheaper computing is transforming research. As costs for sensors, sequencing, and other forms of data collection decline, researchers can generate data at greater and greater scale, relying on parallel increases in computational power to make sense of it all and allowing the ...

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