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.

To search all funding opportunities in the IEE Database, visit the passed deadlines and opportunities database, which are older than one year.

The Penn State Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office also lists seed grant funding opportunities.

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Amount:
USD $2,500,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Dec 01, 2020
The purpose of the updated ViCTER program is to use the R01 mechanism to foster and promote early-stage transdisciplinary collaborations and/or translational research efforts among fundamental (technology and mechanism oriented), clinical (patient-oriented) and population-based researchers in the environmental health field. The newly established collaborative teams will come together in common...
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...
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 Closes: May 2019 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...
Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation
Amount:
USD $600,000 (USD unless defined below)
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Jan 08, 2019
Final Deadline:
Feb 11, 2019
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation: Inventor Fellows Competition competition. Click on the link below to view more information. Thank you!   Internal Submission Deadline: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Funding Organization's Deadline: Monday, February 11, 2019 Award Cycle: 2019 Discipline/Subject Area: Outstanding early-stage inventors who...
NSF
Final Deadline:
Feb 06, 2019
The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative models for STEM graduate education training. The NRT program seeks proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of...
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Dec 06, 2018
Final Deadline:
Jan 24, 2019
We are pleased to announce the launch of the NSF 19-513 IUSE / Professional Formation of Engineers: Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (IUSE/PFE: RED) competition. Click on the link below to view more information. Thank you!   Internal Submission Deadline: Thursday, December 6, 2018 Funding Organization's Deadline: Thursday, January 24, 2019 Award Cycle: 2019 Discipline/...
Amount:
USD $1,750,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Jan 24, 2019
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is announcing the continuation of the Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program, referred to as Superfund Research Program (SRP) Centers. SRP Center grants will support problem-based, solution-oriented research Centers that consist of multiple, integrated projects representing both the biomedical and environmental...
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Jan 10, 2019
Final Deadline:
Jan 22, 2019
For the NSF-Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program (NSF 18-513), each Penn State campus may submit up to three proposals, with up to two in Track 1 (Track 1 proposals are those requesting from NSF $100,000 to less than $1 million) and one in Track 2 (Track 2 proposals are those requesting from NSF $1 million up to and including $4 million). Again this year, the cost share for...
Amount:
USD $20,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Nov 28, 2018
Final Deadline:
Jan 17, 2019
We are pleased to announce the launch of the NSF 19-506 Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) competition. Click on the link below to view more information. Thank you!   Internal Submission Deadline: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Funding Organization's Deadline: Thursday, January 17, 2019 Award Cycle: 2019 Discipline/Subject Area: Engineering, Mathematical and Physical Sciences,...
Energy and Environmental Sustainability Laboratories (EESL)
Amount:
USD $2,500 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Jan 15, 2019
The Energy and Environmental Sustainability Laboratories (EESL) is pleased to announce an EESL Green Student Seed Grant competition for Spring 2019. The goal of this competition is to support the research of Penn State students who are interested in conducting analyses in any of the EESL multi-user research facilities. Graduate and undergraduate students interested in participating...
Institute for CyberScience
Final Deadline:
Jan 14, 2019
The Penn State Institute for CyberScience (ICS) created the ICS Seed Grant Program as a way to advance computation-enabled and data-enabled research by Penn State faculty. ICS Seed Grants are intended to support interdisciplinary research groups as they prepare to pursue major awards from external funding agencies by providing an initial investment that lays the groundwork for the larger proposal...
US Army Corps of Engineers
Amount:
USD $616,500 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Jan 07, 2019
This study will expand upon work started on surveying the surface waters of the Nellis Test and Training Range (NTTR) for seeps and springs as authorized under the Sikes Act. This study will determine location using Global Positioning System (GPS); in addition a survey will be made to see if there are any rare, threatened or endangered plants and animals as defined under the Endangered Species...
Amount:
USD $1,560,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Jan 04, 2019
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's mission is to work with others to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. The International Affairs Program delivers on this mission through its financial assistance programs by supporting strategic projects that deliver measurable conservation results for priority species...
Energy Foundation
Our goal is to change the public narrative about clean energy and climate change by engaging with influential allies and communities from across the political spectrum.We synthesize strategy, identify leaders, and deploy resources in order to make the greatest progress. We enhance the impact of our grantmaking by building the communications and outreach capacity of grantees and ...
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Apr 01, 2016
It is anticipated that approximately $400 million will be available for DOE Office of Science new, renewal, continuing, and supplemental grant and cooperative agreement awards under this and other, more targeted FOAs inFY 2016, subject to the availability of FY 2016 appropriated funds. The mission of the Basic Energy Sciences (BES) program is to support fundamental research to understand,...
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Jun 01, 2016
EREF Research Grant Pre-Proposal Deadline is June 1, 2016 Applications Now Accepted Online!   The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is the only private, grant making institution with a national and international scope whose sole mission is to support solid waste research and education initiatives. EREF's research grants program is led by its Research Council, a...
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
The Bigelow Award is presented "to those who make significant inquiries into the phenomena of the sea." The award was established in 1960 by the Institution's Board of Trustees in honor of the first Director, biologist Henry Bryant Bigelow, who was also the first recipient. Bigelow served as WHOI Director from 1930 to 1940, as President of the Corporation from 1940 to 1950, and Chairman of the ...
W. W. Smith Charitable Trust
Maritime grants provide funding support to non-profit organizations in the Philadelphia, Delaware River, area for maritime educational activities designed to: preserve historic maritime resources, increase public awareness, develop an appreciation for the maritime heritage of Philadelphia, or teach basic or advanced maritime skills. Grants will also be available to support on-going maintenance ...
Amount:
USD $2,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Innovative Technologies for Bioenergy Technologies Incubator 2 Funding Opportunity Announcement The Energy Department today announced up to $10 million in funding to advance the production of advanced biofuels, substitutes for petroleum-based feedstocks, and bioproducts made from renewable, non-food-based biomass, such as algae,...
Environmental Research & Education Foundation
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Jan 06, 2016
The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is the only private, grant making institution with a national and international scope whose sole mission is to support solid waste research and education initiatives. EREF's research grants program is led by its Research Council, a body of volunteers consisting of technical experts in...

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