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 $$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:

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.

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.

Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
Amount:
USD $$15,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Dec 04, 2017
Final Deadline:
Mar 16, 2018

The Solar Desalination funding program will develop novel technologies or concepts using solar thermal energy to assist in creating freshwater from otherwise unusable waters.

Amount:
USD $$2,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Feb 23, 2018

The Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) program of the NSF Directorate for Engineering (ENG) serves a critical role in helping ENG focus on important emerging areas in a timely manner. This solicitation is a funding opportunity for interdisciplinary teams of researchers to embark on rapidly advancing frontiers of fundamental engineering research.

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “MEGA-BIO: Bioproducts to Enable Biofuels”.

Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Amount:
USD $$30,000,000 (USD unless defined below)

The Solar Energy Program (SEP) provides financial assistance in the forms of grants and loan funds to promote the use of alternative solar energy in Pennsylvania. The program is administered jointly by the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) under the direction of the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA).

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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.

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Consortium for Plant Biotechnology Research

CPBR's generic list of company members' research needs is updated annually by the companies. The list becomes part of the CPBR Request for Preproposals ("RFP"). The companies are also invited to submit a short summary of their current research needs to be included (anonymously) in the RFP.

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Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Amount:
USD $$125,000 (USD unless defined below)

This new program aims to revolutionize our understanding of the location and behavior of all carbon on Earth.

Amount:
USD $$4,000,000 (USD unless defined below)

The Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative approaches to STEM graduate education training.

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Our geographical focus will be on three regions: the Great Lakes of East Central Africa, the Greater Mekong and its headwaters, and the watersheds of the Andes. Each is a place of high biodiversity, important freshwater service, and carbon-storage value.

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

We collaborate with other groups to conserve landscapes in the San Francisco Bay Area, for the future generations who will call this region home.

Our goals are to maintain and, where possible, increase the Bay Area?s remarkable biodiversity, ecosystem services, and nature-based recreation opportunities. In order to achieve these objectives, we pursue several strategies:

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American Geophysical Union
Amount:
USD $$1,000 (USD unless defined below)

Established in 2008, the Yoram J. Kaufman Unselfish Cooperation in Research Award is given annually to one scientist, who is in the advanced stage of her/his career, in recognition of broad influence in atmospheric science through exceptional creativity, inspiration of younger scientists, mentoring, international collaborations, and unselfish cooperation in research.

Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Sep 08, 2016

The NSF Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) program within the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP) is an umbrella for two complementary subprograms, Accelerating Innovation Research (AIR) and Building Innovation Capacity (BIC).

Pittsburgh Foundation

The goal of the New Investigator Research Grants is to provide research support for innovative basic scientists in Pennsylvania as they transition into an academic position as a new independent investigator. Proposals are required to address basic (fundamental, pure) questions addressing core principles in biology, physics and chemistry or at the disciplinary boundaries between these fields.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is pleased to announce 24 new awardees for the NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program, designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, potentially transformative models for graduate education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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