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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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 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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
Bureau of Reclamation
Final Deadline:
Dec 13, 2018
The goal of the DWPR Program is to increase water supplies by reducing cost, energy consumption and environmental impacts of treating impaired and otherwise unusable waters.
Idaho Field Office
USD $5,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Nov 15, 2018
The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) conducts crosscutting nuclear energy research and development R...
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
The International Science Engagement program is an early stage program currently focused on South Asia that seeks to bring scientists and engineers in conflict regions together to collaborate on subjects and projects of mutual interest.A pilot grant was made to the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy/National University of Singapore for a preliminary meeting on rice science involving ...
University of Southern California Sea Grant
The Sea Grant Program at the University of Southern California is part of theNational Sea Grant College Program, a network of colleges and universitiesacross the nation established to promote the understanding, conservation anddevelopment of marine resources through research, education and publicservice. The program, which receives the majority of its funds from ...
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
USD $10,000 (USD unless defined below)
Peer-to Peer grants are awarded to help municipalities improve their park, recreation and conservation services through a collaborative process. Projects are accomplished through contracts with experienced park, recreation and conservation professionals from nearby communities who will work closely with local leaders. Examples may include projects that form new intergovernmental recreation and ...
The Marine Geology and Geophysics Core Program supports research on all aspects of the geology and geophysics of the present ocean basins and margins, as well as those of the Great Lakes. The Program supports science that includes: Structure, composition, tectonics, and evolution of the oceanic lithosphere Paleoceanography, paleoclimate, and sea level change Submarine volcanology, petrology and...
Louisiana Sea Grant, University of Louisiana
Given to an individual who has initiated innovative practices and brought positive change to the management of ocean or coastal resources at either the state or national level. ...
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...
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Oct 17, 2016
2016-2017 SSRI Faculty Fellows Program: Call for Proposals The SSRI Faculty Fellows Program supports faculty members in the social and behavioral sciences to develop new interdisciplinary collaborations aimed at building a novel line of sustainable research through securing external funding. Priority will be given to proposals that are congruent with the SSRI’s interdisciplinary mission and...
Pittsburgh Foundation
GOAL:The goal of the New Initiative Research Grants is to stimulate existing investigators with strong records of research accomplishments to establish collaborations that facilitate innovative interdisciplinary approaches towards a common research question and that require expertise beyond that of any single researcher. Investigators may be at different institutions or in the same ...
American Geophysical Union
The Ocean Sciences Early Career Award is given in odd-numbered years to an early career scientist (no more than 10 years post-degree) in recognition of significant contributions to and promise in the ocean sciences. ...
Dear Faculty Member: We are writing to announce the Rock Ethics Institute Faculty Fellows Program designed to support faculty members from the sciences, humanities, engineering, and social sciences, to develop new interdisciplinary research collaborations that have a deeply integrated ethics dimension. All Penn State University Park faculty members at all career levels and established research...