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2021/06/0114-585 Research Training Groups in the Mathematical Sciences The long-range goal of the Research Training Groups in the Mathematical Sciences (RTG) program is to strengthen the nation’s scientific competitiveness by increasing the number of well-prepared U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents who pursue careers in the mathematical sciences. The RTG program supports efforts to improve research training by involving undergraduate students, graduate… Click for more$10M ($500K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/02DE-FOA-0001817 U.S. Industry Opportunities for Advanced Nuclear Technology Development The fundamental premise behind this FOA is to provide a direct vehicle to support innovative, domestic nuclear industry-driven designs and technologies that have high potential to improve the overall economic outlook for nuclear power in the U.S.$400M ($40M)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2020/08/1120-525 Faculty Early Career Development Program CAREER:The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Activities pursued by early-career faculty should… Click for more$250M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/07/16DE-FOA-0002236 Offshore Wind Energy Atmospheric Science and Project Development Complete information, including the full modified Funding Opportunity Announcement, can be found on the EERE Exchange website – https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ The purposes of this modification are to update the following dates located on the Cover Page of the FOA: Submission Deadline for Full Applications Expected Submission Deadline for Replies to Reviewer Comments Expected Date for EERE Se… Click for moreTBD ($10M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2022/09/30DE-FOA-0001954 SOLICITATION ON TOPICS INFORMING NEW PROGRAM AREAS SBIR/STTR The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0001954. Accordingly this modification,Revises Full Application Deadlines for Topic K. See Table 1. Targeted Topics and Appendix XI, Topic K. To obtain a copy of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) please go to the ARPA-E website at https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov. ARPA-E will not review… Click for more$75.8M ($3.7M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/08/19DE-FOA-0002322 FY2020 AMO Critical Materials FOA: Next-Generation Technologies and Field Validation MODIFICATION 0004: The purpose of this modification is to correct Modification 0003 and clarify: (1) the use of coal and coal-based sources is specifically not of interest under Topic Area 2 on page 19: Proposed projects must not include coal or coal-based resources (see Section I.C of the FOA). (2) the use of coal and coal-based sources is specifically not of interest under all Topic Areas of the… Click for more$30M ($30M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
TBDPD-19-7680 Broadening Participation in Engineering NSF seeks to strengthen the future U.S. Engineering workforce by enabling the participation of all citizens through the support of research in the science of Broadening Participation in Engineering (BPE). The BPE program is a dedicated to supporting the development of a diverse and well-prepared engineering workforce. BPE focuses on enhancing the diversity and inclusion of all underrepresentedpopu… Click for more$1.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)

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2021/01/2520-534 Principles and Practice of Scalable Systems A key focus of the design of modern computing systems is performance and scalability, particularly in light of the limits of Moore’s Law and Dennard scaling. To this end, systems are increasingly being implemented by composingheterogeneous computing componentsand continually changing memory systems as novel, performant hardware surfaces. Applications fueled by rapid stridesin machine learning, dat… Click for more$86.8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/04/27
2020/09/30DE-FOA-0002190 RESEARCH FOR INNOVATIVE EMISSION REDUCTION TECHNOLOGIES RELATED TO COAL COMBUSTION RESIDUALS Modification 000004 – The purpose of this modification is to remove all embedded documents from the Funding Opportunity Announcement and instead include them as separate attachments. No other changes have been made.$4M ($1M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/05/26
2021/03/3120-526 NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program A well-educated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce isa significant contributorto maintaining the competitiveness of the U.S. in the global economy. The National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) program addresses the need for a high quality STEM workforce in STEM disciplines supported by the program a… Click for more$95M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/05/11
2021/04/3020-517 Environmental Convergence Opportunities in Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems Creating solutions to pressing environmental and sustainability challenges will require input and imaginative approaches from various fields, perspectives, and disciplines. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM), in their report “Environmental Engineering for the 21st Century: Addressing Grand Challenges,” identified five critical challenges we must address as a socie… Click for more$8.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/05/26
2021/06/0114-585 Research Training Groups in the Mathematical Sciences The long-range goal of the Research Training Groups in the Mathematical Sciences (RTG) program is to strengthen the nation’s scientific competitiveness by increasing the number of well-prepared U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents who pursue careers in the mathematical sciences. The RTG program supports efforts to improve research training by involving undergraduate students, graduate… Click for more$10M ($500K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/07/07
2020/11/02DE-FOA-0001817 U.S. Industry Opportunities for Advanced Nuclear Technology Development The fundamental premise behind this FOA is to provide a direct vehicle to support innovative, domestic nuclear industry-driven designs and technologies that have high potential to improve the overall economic outlook for nuclear power in the U.S.$400M ($40M)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2020/07/07
2020/08/0519-506 Partnerships for Innovation The Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Program within the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP) offers researchers from all disciplines of science and engineering funded by NSF the opportunity to perform translational research and technology development, catalyze partnerships and accelerate the transition of discoveries from the laboratory to the marketplace for societal benefit…. Click for more$20M ($550K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/06/08
2020/07/14FOA-AFRL-AFOSR-2020-0003 Air Force Fiscal Year 2021 Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) The Fiscal Year 2021 Air Force Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) intends to support young in career scientists and engineers who have received Ph.D. or equivalent degrees by 1 April 2013 or later showing exceptional ability and promise for conducting basic research. The program objective is to foster creative basic research in science and engineering; enhance early career development of ou… Click for moreTBD ($450K)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
(DOD-AFOSR)
2020/05/26
2020/08/1120-525 Faculty Early Career Development Program CAREER:The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Activities pursued by early-career faculty should… Click for more$250M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/07/07
2020/08/0319-610 Science and Technology Studies The Science and Technology Studies (STS) program supports research that uses historical, philosophical, and social scientific methods to investigate the intellectual, material, and social facets of the scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical (STEM) disciplines. It encompasses a broad spectrum of topics including interdisciplinary studies of ethics, equity, governance, and policy is… Click for more$6.2M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/02/11
2020/08/0319-584 Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis Synopsis of Program: The OPUS program seeks to provide opportunities for mid- to later-career investigators to develop new understanding of science in the fields supported by the Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) through two tracks of synthesis activities. OPUS: Mid-Career Synthesis. This track aims toprovide a mid-career researcher, defined as a candidate at the associate professor rank (or… Click for more$3M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/09/09
2020/08/1219-579 Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative The NSF Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) seeks to award grants intended to support research independence among early-career academicians who specifically lack access to adequate organizational or other resources. It is expected that funds obtained through this program will be used to support untenured faculty or research scientists (or equivalent) in their fi… Click for more$10M ($175K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/08/26
2020/08/1220-551 Engineering Research Visioning Alliance (ERVA): Future Research Directions for the Engineering Research Community The National Science Foundation Directorate for Engineering (NSF/ENG) invites the engineering research community to establish an organization that will serve to identify and develop bold and societally impactful new engineering research directions and thereby catalyze the engineering research community’s pursuit of innovative, high-impact research. Specifically, NSF/ENG calls on the engineering re… Click for more$8M ($8M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/10
2020/08/1320-529 NSF Innovation Corps Hubs Program The National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to further develop and nurture a national innovation ecosystem that guides the output of scientific discoveries closer to the development of technologies, products, and services that benefit society. The goal of the NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Program, created in 2011 by NSF, has been and will continue to be to reduce the time and risk associated with… Click for more$15M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/04/06
2020/08/13PD-15-1699 Cognitive Neuroscience The National Science Foundation announces the area of Cognitive Neuroscience within the Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences in the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences. INTRODUCTION Cognitive neuroscience is an interdisciplinary field of research to understand the neural basis of human cognition. The cognitive neuroscience program therefore seeks to fund highly innov… Click for more$8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/10
2020/08/17PD-98-1670 Chemical Oceanography TheChemical OceanographyProgram supports research into the chemistry of the oceans and the role of the oceans in global geochemical cycles. Areas of interest include chemical composition, speciation, and transformation; chemical exchanges between the oceans and other components of the Earth system; internal cycling in oceans, seas, and estuaries; and the use of measured chemical distributions as i… Click for more$26M ($2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/10
2020/08/17PD-17-1415 Particulate and Multiphase Processes The Particulate and Multiphase Processes program is part of the Transport Phenomena cluster, which includes also 1) Combustion and Fire Systems; 2) Fluid Dynamics; and 3) Thermal Transport Processes. Thegoal of theParticulate and Multiphase Processes (PMP)program is to support fundamental research on physico-chemical phenomena that govern particulate and multiphase systems, including flow of suspe… Click for more$8.3M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/08/26
2020/08/17PD-17-1406 Thermal Transport Processes The Thermal Transport Processes program is part of the Transport Phenomena cluster, which includes also 1) Combustion and Fire Systems; 2) Fluid Dynamics; and 3) Particulate and Multiphase Processes. The Thermal Transport Processes (TTP) program supports engineering research projects that lay the foundation for new discoveries in thermal transport phenomena. These projects should either develop ne… Click for more$7M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/08/26
2020/08/17PD-17-1403 Process Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamics The Process Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamics program is part of the Chemical Process Systems cluster, which also includes 1) Catalysis; 2) Electrochemical Systems; and 3) Molecular Separations. Thegoal of theProcess Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamics(PRM)program is to advance fundamental engineering research on the rates and mechanisms of chemical … Click for more$4.9M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/08/26
2020/08/17PD-17-1401 Catalysis The Catalysis program is part of the Chemical Process Systems cluster, which also includes 1) Electrochemical Systems; 2) Molecular Separations; and 3) Process Systems, Reaction Engineering, and Molecular Thermodynamics. The goal of theCatalysisprogram is to advance research in catalytic engineering science and promotefundamental understanding and the development of catalytic materials and reactio… Click for more$4.8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/08/26
2020/08/17PD-98-1650 Biological Oceanography The Biological Oceanography Program supports fundamental research in biological oceanography and marine ecology (populations to the ecosystems) broadly defined: relationships among aquatic organisms and their interactions with the environments of the oceans or Great Lakes. Projects submitted to the program are often interdisciplinary efforts that may include participation by other OCE Programs. De… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/10
2020/08/17PD-98-1610 Physical Oceanography The Physical Oceanography Program supports research on a wide range of topics associated with the structure and movement of the ocean, with the way in which it transports various quantities, with the way the ocean’s physical structure interacts with the biological and chemical processes within it, and with interactions between the ocean and the atmosphere, solid earth and ice that surround it.TBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/10
2020/08/17PD-18-1440 Environmental Engineering The Environmental Engineering program is part of the Environmental Engineering and Sustainability cluster together with 1) the Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials program and 2) the Environmental Sustainability program. Environmental engineering is an interdisciplinary field that applies chemical, biological, and physical scientific principles to protect human and ecol… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/08/26
2020/08/1820-547 Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program The objective of the Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences (HEGS) Program is to support basic scientific research about the nature, causes, and/or consequences of the spatial distribution ofhuman activity and/or environmental processes across a range of scales.Projects about a broad range of topics may be appropriate for support if they enhance fundamental geographical knowledge, concepts, t… Click for more$6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/10
2020/09/05N00173-19-S-BA01 NRL Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Basic and Applied Research The NRL’s Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) issued under the provisions of paragraphs 35.016 and 6.102(d)(2) of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). Proposals may range from theoretical studies to proof-of-concept to include fabrication and delivery of a prototype. However, this is limited to research procurements for which it would be impossible to draft an adequate RFP in sufficient detail w… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Naval Research Laboratory
(DOD-ONR-NRL)
2020/04/06
2020/09/0918-565 EAR Postdoctoral Fellowships The Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) awards Postdoctoral Fellowships to recent recipients of doctoral degrees toconduct an integrated program of independent research and professional development.Fellowship proposals must address scientific questions within the scope of EAR disciplinary programsand must align with the overall theme for the postdoctoral program. The program supports researchers for … Click for more$1.7M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/09/23
2020/09/1517-602 Leading Engineering for America’s Prosperity, Health, and Infrastructure The LEAP HI program challenges the engineering research community to take a leadership role in addressing demanding, urgent, and consequential challenges for advancing America’s prosperity, health and infrastructure. LEAP HI proposals confront engineering problems that are too complex to yield to the efforts of a single investigator — problems that require sustained and coordinated effort from i… Click for more$7.5M ($2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/10/07
2020/09/15PD-18-8069 Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences The CDS&E-MSS program accepts proposals that confront and embrace the host of mathematical and statistical challenges presented to the scientific and engineering communities by the ever-expanding role of computational modeling and simulation on the one hand, and the explosion in production of digital and observational data on the other. The goal of the program is to promote the creation and develo… Click for more$5M ($1M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/10/07
2020/09/1818-566 Joint DMS/NIGMS Initiative to Support Research at the Interface of the Biological and Mathematical Sciences The Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) in the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) plan to support fundamental research in mathematics and statistics necessary to answer questions in the biological and biomedical sciences. Both … Click for more$5M ($2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/10/07
2020/09/2816-572 Cooperative Studies Of The Earth’s Deep Interior The Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) invites the submission of proposals for collaborative, interdisciplinary studies of the Earth’s interior within the framework of the community-based initiative known as Cooperative Studies of the Earth’s Deep Interior (CSEDI). Funding will support basic research on the character and dynamics of the Earth’s mantle and core, their influence on the evolution of th… Click for more$2M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/10/21
2020/09/3019-577 Division of Chemistry: Disciplinary Research Programs This solicitation applies to nine CHE Disciplinary Chemistry Research Programs: Chemical Catalysis (CAT); Chemical Measurement and Imaging (CMI); Chemical Structure, Dynamics and Mechanisms-A (CSDM-A); Chemical Structure Dynamics and Mechanisms-B (CSDM-B); Chemical Synthesis (SYN); Chemical Theory, Models and Computational Methods (CTMC); Chemistry of Life Processes (CLP); Environmental Chemical S… Click for more$150M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/04/27
2020/09/30NOAA-OAR-SG-2020-2006252 National Sea Grant College Program 2020 Special Projects The National Sea Grant College Program was enacted by U.S. Congress in 1966 (amended in 2008, Public Law 110-394) to support leveraged federal and state partnership that harness the intellectual capacity of the nation’s universities and research institutions to solve problems and generate opportunities in coastal communities. The purpose of this notice is to request proposals for special projects … Click for more$4M ($1M)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2019/11/04
2020/10/0119-508 EHR Core Research The EHR Core Research program (ECR) invites proposals for fundamental research (basic research or use-inspired basic research) that advances knowledge in one or more of the three Research Tracks: Research on STEM Learning and Learning Environments, Research on Broadening Participation in STEM fields, and Research on STEM Workforce Development. The ECR program places emphasis on the rigorous develo… Click for more$35M ($2.5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/10/21
2020/07/16DE-FOA-0002236 Offshore Wind Energy Atmospheric Science and Project Development Complete information, including the full modified Funding Opportunity Announcement, can be found on the EERE Exchange website – https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ The purposes of this modification are to update the following dates located on the Cover Page of the FOA: Submission Deadline for Full Applications Expected Submission Deadline for Replies to Reviewer Comments Expected Date for EERE Se… Click for moreTBD ($10M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/07/07
2020/10/2017-582 Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change The goal of research funded under the interdisciplinary P2C2 solicitation is to utilize key geological, chemical, atmospheric (gas in ice cores), and biological records of climate system variability to provide insights into the mechanisms and rate of change that characterized Earth’s past climate variability, the sensitivity of Earth’s climate system to changes in forcing, and the response of key … Click for more$11M ($1M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/11/04
2020/11/0217-580 Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs Research supported by the Division of Materials Research (DMR) focuses on advancing fundamental understanding of materials, materials discovery, design, synthesis, characterization, properties, and materials-related phenomena. DMR awards enable understanding of the electronic, atomic, and molecular structures, mechanisms, and processes that govern nanoscale to macroscale morphology and properties;… Click for more$55M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/11/18
2020/11/1020-558 PFE: Research Initiation in Engineering Formation The PFE: Research Initiation in Engineering Formation (PFE: RIEF) program has two goals: 1) Support research in the Professional Formation of Engineers (PFE), and 2) Increase the community of researchers conducting PFE research. PIs are expected to have little or no experience conducting social science or education research. PFE: RIEF is not intended for established researchers in engineering educ… Click for more$3M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/20
2020/11/1618-575 Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Grants The Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Grants (AAG) Program is an inclusive and flexible funding opportunity to support research in the astronomical sciences. The Program provides individual investigator and collaborative research grants for observational, theoretical, laboratory, and archival data studies in astronomy and astrophysics. The Program also considers proposals for projects and tools … Click for more$48.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/12/02
2020/11/1619-528 Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems The CNH2 Program supports research projects that advance basic scientific understanding of integrated socio-environmental systems and the complex interactions (dynamics, processes, and feedbacks) within and among the environmental (biological, physical and chemical) and human (“socio”) (economic, social, political, or behavioral) components of such a system. The program seeks proposals that emphas… Click for more$18M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/12/02
2020/11/1618-576 Advanced Technologies and Instrumentation The Advanced Technologies and Instrumentation (ATI) program provides individual investigator and collaborative research grants for development of new technologies and instrumentation for astronomy and astrophysics.The program supports overarching science objectives of the Division of Astronomical Sciences.Development of innovative, potentially transformative technologies are encouraged, even at hi… Click for more$8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/12/02
2020/11/1619-596 NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering Plasma Physics is a study of matter and physical systems whose intrinsic properties are governed by collective interactions of large ensembles of free charged particles. 99.9% of the visible Universe is thought to consist of plasmas. The underlying physics of the collective behavior in plasmas has applications to space physics and astrophysics, materials science, applied mathematics, fusion scienc… Click for more$4M ($250K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/12/16
2020/11/16PD-16-1266 Applied Mathematics The Applied Mathematics program supports mathematics research motivated by or having an effect on problems arising in science and engineering. Mathematical merit and novelty, as well as breadth and quality of impact on applications, are important factors. Proposals to develop critical mathematical techniques from individual investigators as well as from interdisciplinary teams are encouraged. Prop… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/12/02
2020/11/2017-579 Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation The Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program is an alliance-based program. The program’s theory isbased on the Tinto model for student retention1.Theoverall goal of the program is to assist universities and collegesin diversifying the nation’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce by increasing the number of STEM baccalaureate and graduate degre… Click for more$22.3M ($4.5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/02/11
2020/11/23BAA-RVKV-2015-0003 AFRL RD/RV University Cooperative Agreement This is a 5 year, open BAA. The AFRL Directed Energy Directorate (RD) and Space Vehicles Directorate (RV) are interested in receiving proposals under this announcement in order to establish university Cooperative Agreements (CA) to provide funds to students/professors in a timely manner for the purpose of engaging U.S./U.S. territories’ colleges and universities in directed energy and space vehicl… Click for more$24.5M (TBD)
Air Force — Research Lab
(DOD-AFRL)
2018/09/04
2020/12/01PD-16-1271 Computational Mathematics Supports mathematical research in areas of science where computation plays a central and essential role, emphasizing analysis, development and implementation of numerical methods and algorithms, and symbolic methods. The prominence of computation with analysis and ultimate implementation efficiency of the computational methods in the research is a hallmark of the program. Proposals ranging from si… Click for more$18M ($1.2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/12/16
2020/12/03PD-12-8084 Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering Advanced computational infrastructure and the ability to perform large-scale simulations and accumulate massive amounts of data have revolutionized scientific and engineering disciplines. The goal of the CDS&E program is to identify and capitalize on opportunities for major scientific and engineering breakthroughs through new computational and data analysis approaches. The intellectual drivers may… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/12/16
2020/12/0418-509 Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (HBCU-RISE) The Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program provides supportto enhance the research capabilities of minority-serving institutions (MSI) through the establishment of centers that effectively integrate education and research.MSIs of higher education denote institutions that have undergraduate enrollments of 50% or more (based on total student enrollment) of members o… Click for more$19.3M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/10
2020/12/0818-564 Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects The Division of Physics (PHY)supports physics research and the preparation of future scientists in the nation’s colleges and universities across a broad range of physics disciplines that span scales of space and time from the largest to the smallest and the oldest to the youngest. The Division is comprised of disciplinary programs covering experimental and theoretical research in the following maj… Click for more$90M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/04/27
2020/12/1116-552 Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate The Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) program seeks to advance knowledge about models to improve pathways to the professoriate and success for historically underrepresented minority doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty, particularly African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Native Pacific Islanders, in … Click for more$8M ($2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/01/17
2020/12/15PD-18-1269 Statistics The Statistics Program supports research in statistical theory and methods, including research in statistical methods for applications to any domain of science and engineering. The theory forms the base for statistical science. The methods are used for stochastic modeling, and the collection, analysis and interpretation of data. The methods characterize uncertainty in the data and facilitate advan… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/01/17
2020/12/15PD-18-1260 Mathematical Sciences Infrastructure Program The major aim of the DMS Infrastructure Program is to foster the continuing health of the mathematical sciences research community as a whole. Hence, the program supports projects that positively influence the entire community, most often those cutting across multiple sub-disciplines. Activities funded include working research sessions, such as conferences and symposia, as well as larger initiativ… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/01/17
2020/12/31FR-6300-N-USP Authority To Accept Unsolicited Proposals for Research Partnerships Notice This notice announces that HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) has the authority to accept unsolicited research proposals that address current research priorities. In accordance with statutory requirements, the research proposals must be submitted by eligible applicants and provide cost sharing for at least 50 percent of total project cost from philanthropic entities or Federal,… Click for more$2M (TBD)
Department of Housing and Urban Development
(HUD)
2020/06/08
2021/01/1117-598 Cyberlearning for Work at the Human-Technology Frontier The purpose of the Cyberlearning for Work at the Human-Technology Frontier program is to fund exploratory and synergistic research in learning technologies to prepare learners to excel in work at the human-technology frontier. This program responds to the pressing societal need to educate and re-educate learners of all ages (students, teachers and workers) in science, technology, engineering, and … Click for more$15M ($750K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/02/11
2021/01/1918-513 Major Research Instrumentation Program The Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program serves to increase access to multi-user scientific and engineering instrumentation for research and research training in our Nation’s institutions of higher education and not-for-profit scientific/engineering research organizations. An MRI award supports the acquisition or development of a multi-user research instrument that is, in general, too cost… Click for more$75M ($4M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/02/11
2021/01/31DE-FOA-0001487 NEUP Fellowship and Scholarship Support This program supports education and training for future nuclear scientists, engineers and policy-makers who are attending U.S. universities and colleges in nuclear-related graduate, undergraduate and two-year study programs. These are zero-dollar awards that will be funded as students apply through the Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy.TBD (TBD)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2020/01/17
2021/02/0272049220APS00001 Natural Resource Security and Governance The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NFO), in the form of an Annual Program Statement (APS), is used when USAID intends to support a variety of creative approaches towards developing methodologies to assess and implement development objective activities. Under this APS, the Mission will issue Addendums where specific objectives, expected results, funding ceilings, and other requirements shall be det… Click for more$38M ($23M)
Philippines USAID-Manila
(USAID-PHI)
2020/03/10
2021/02/0320-509 Frontier Research in Earth Sciences The FRES program will support research in Earth systems from the core through the critical zone. The project may focus on all or part of the surface, continental lithospheric, and deeper Earth systems over the entire range of temporal and spatial scales. FRES projects should have a larger scientific scope and budget than those considered for funding by disciplinary programs in the Division of Eart… Click for more$12M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/10
2021/02/0817-521 Algorithms for Modern Power Systems The Algorithms for Modern Power Systems (AMPS) program will support research projects to develop the next generation of mathematical and statistical algorithms for improvement of the security, reliability, and efficiency of the modern power grid. The program is a partnership between the Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Office of Electricity D… Click for more$1.2M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/10
2021/02/0919-547 A Science of Science Policy Approach to Analyzing and Innovating the Biomedical Research Enterprise The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are interested in proposals that will propel our understanding of the biomedical research enterprise by drawing from the scientific expertise of the science of science policy research community. NSF promotes the progress of science by maintaining the general health of research and education across all fields of scien… Click for more$2M ($250K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/10
2021/04/19BAA-AFRL-RQKMA-2016-0007 Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials & Manufacturing Directorate, Functional Materials and Applications (AFRL/RXA) Two-Step Open BAA Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials & Manufacturing Directorate is soliciting White Papers and potentially technical and cost proposals under this two-step Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) that is open for a period of five (5) years. Functional Materials technologies that are of interest to the Air Force range from materials and scientific discovery through technology development and transitio… Click for more$42.5M ($5M)
Air Force — Research Lab
(DOD-AFRL)
2016/08/22
2022/09/30DE-FOA-0001953 SOLICITATION ON TOPICS INFORMING NEW PROGRAM AREAS The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0001953. Accordingly this modification,Revises Full Application Deadlines for Topic K. See Table 1. Targeted Topics and Appendix XI, Topic K.To obtain a copy of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) please go to the ARPA-E website at https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov. ARPA-E will not review … Click for moreTBD ($3.7M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/06/22
2022/09/30DE-FOA-0001954 SOLICITATION ON TOPICS INFORMING NEW PROGRAM AREAS SBIR/STTR The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0001954. Accordingly this modification,Revises Full Application Deadlines for Topic K. See Table 1. Targeted Topics and Appendix XI, Topic K. To obtain a copy of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) please go to the ARPA-E website at https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov. ARPA-E will not review… Click for more$75.8M ($3.7M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/07/07
2023/05/09FA8650-19-S-2003 Research for Integrated Vehicle Aerodynamic Technologies (RIVAT) The Aerospace Vehicles Division (RQV), Aerospace Systems Directorate (RQ), Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) conducts vehicle aerodynamic research in the following areas: 1) Fundamental and Applied Fluid Dynamics Fundamental and applied fluid dynamics is central to Air Force vehicle flight performance and mission success. Research in this area is intended to further understanding of internal an… Click for more$4.9M (TBD)
Air Force — Research Lab
(DOD-AFRL)
2019/05/20
2023/09/20FA8650-18-S-5010 AFRL/RXC Structural Materials Open BAA Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials & Manufacturing Directorate, Structural Materials Division, AFRL/RXC, is soliciting white papers and potentially technical and cost proposals under this announcement that support the needs of its Structural Materials and Applications mission. Structural Materials technologies that range from materials and scientific discovery through technology development … Click for more$99.5M (TBD)
Air Force — Research Lab
(DOD-AFRL)
2018/10/01
2023/12/19FOA-RVK-2019-0001 AFRL RV-RD Assistance Instruments Announcement This is a 5 year open Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) accepting proposals from the date of publication for the award of Grant and Cooperative Agreement Assistance Instruments. The AFRL Space Vehicles Directorate (RV) and Directed Energy Directorate (RD) are interested in receiving proposals under this announcement in order to establish University Cooperative Agreements and Grants to provide… Click for moreTBD ($90M)
AFRL DET 8
(DOD-AFRL-AFRLDET8)
2019/08/12
2020/08/19DE-FOA-0002322 FY2020 AMO Critical Materials FOA: Next-Generation Technologies and Field Validation MODIFICATION 0004: The purpose of this modification is to correct Modification 0003 and clarify: (1) the use of coal and coal-based sources is specifically not of interest under Topic Area 2 on page 19: Proposed projects must not include coal or coal-based resources (see Section I.C of the FOA). (2) the use of coal and coal-based sources is specifically not of interest under all Topic Areas of the… Click for more$30M ($30M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/07/07
TBDDE-FOA-0002249 Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0002206 Connected Communities The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Building Technologies Office (BTO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Connected Communities.” The goal of this planned FOA would be to demonstrate the ability of efficient buildings to interact with the grid to provide demand flexibility. This includes the ability to shift and modulate l… Click for more$42M ($7M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/03/10
2020/08/26DE-FOA-0002252 FY20 Advanced Manufacturing Office Multi-Topic FOA AMO supports innovative, advanced-manufacturing applied research and development (R&D) projects that focus on specific, high-impact manufacturing technology and process challenges. AMO invests in foundational, energy-related, advanced-manufacturing processes (where energy costs are a determinant of competitive manufacturing) and broadly applicable platform technologies (the enabling base upon whic… Click for more$67M ($10M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/06/22
TBD20-560 Hydrologic Sciences (HS) The Hydrologic Sciences Program supports basic research on the fluxes of water in the terrestrial environment that constitute the water cycle as well as the mass and energy transport function of the water cycle. The Program supports the study of processes including (but not limited to): rainfall, runoff, infiltration and streamflow; evaporation and transpiration; the flow of water in soils and aqu… Click for more$10M ($1M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/04/06
TBDPD-20-7643 Environmental Sustainability The Environmental Sustainability program is part of the Environmental Engineering and Sustainability cluster together with 1) theEnvironmental Engineering program and 2) the Nanoscale Interactions program. The goal of the Environmental Sustainability program is to promote sustainable engineered systems that support human well-being and that are also compatible with sustaining natural (environmenta… Click for more$7.1M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/06/08
TBDPD-20-1406 Thermal Transport Processes The Thermal Transport Processes program is part of the Transport Phenomena cluster, which alsoincludes1) theCombustion and Fire Systems program; 2) the Fluid Dynamics program; and 3) the Particulate and Multiphase Processes program. The Thermal Transport Processesprogram supports engineering research projects that lay the foundation for newadvances in thermal transport phenomena. These projects sh… Click for more$7M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/06/08
TBDPD-19-7680 Broadening Participation in Engineering NSF seeks to strengthen the future U.S. Engineering workforce by enabling the participation of all citizens through the support of research in the science of Broadening Participation in Engineering (BPE). The BPE program is a dedicated to supporting the development of a diverse and well-prepared engineering workforce. BPE focuses on enhancing the diversity and inclusion of all underrepresentedpopu… Click for more$1.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/07/07
TBD19-588 Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR): Workshop Opportunities The Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research is designed to fulfill the mandate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to promote scientific progress nationwide. Through this program, NSF establishes partnerships with government, higher education, and industry that are designed to effect sustainable improvements in a jurisdiction’s research infrastructure, Research and Development (… Click for more$750K ($100K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/05/26
TBDDE-SOL-0008246 RFI – DOE R University, National Laboratory, Industry, andInternational Entities Input to the Office ofNuclear Energy’s Competitive Research and Development Work Scope Development – DOE is seeking ideas in the areas of research, information, comments, feedback, and recommendations from interested parties for future work scopes for the major NE-funded research programs. All responses are to be made at NEUP.gov… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2020/01/17
TBDDE-SOL-0008318 RFI – DOE Infrastructure Work Scope Development DOE is seeking information, comments, feedback, and recommendations from interested parties to determine what capabilities supporting research, training and technology demonstration are of highest interest to the nuclear energy research community.All responses are to be made at NEUP.gov per the attached instructions.TBD (TBD)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2020/01/17
TBDDE-FOA-0002231 : Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0002229 The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Fuel Cell Technologies Office, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “H2@Scale New Markets FOA”, to advance innovations that will build new markets for H2@Scale. Transformational R&D and innovative concepts for new H2@Scale markets will be key to expanding hydrogen opportunities and convertin… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/01/17
TBDBAA-AFR-SD-2020 The USAID BAA for Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa This BAA serves to inform the public of the opportunity for possible funding from USAID for innovative applied research to address development challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa. This BAA is not a request to receive information from interested parties.USAID will issue periodic addenda to this BAA seeking sustainable solutions, scalability opportunities, feasibility studies and other research and dev… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Agency for International Development
(USAID)
2020/04/06
TBDDE-FOA-0002316 Notice of Intent: Energy Infrastructure Deployment on Tribal Lands – 2020 Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0002317 Energy Infrastructure Deployment on Tribal Lands – 2020 The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Indian Energy is charged by Congress under the Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self Determination Act of 2005 (Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct 2005, Title V, Section 502, codified at 42 USC Section 7144e and 25 USC … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/03/10
2020/09/25DE-FOA-0002166 SEEDING CRITICAL ADVANCES FOR LEADING ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES WITH UNTAPPED POTENTIAL 2019 In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, ARPA-E has modified the SCALEUP FOA. The Preliminary Application submission phase has been reopened to allow all prospective Applicants the opportunity to apply. Preliminary Applications previously received may be revised under the modified SCALEUP requirements described herein. Accordingly, ARPA-E has: Increased the Total Amount to be Awarded t… Click for more$60M ($20M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/04/27
TBDPD-19-073Y Engineering for Civil Infrastructure The Engineering for Civil Infrastructure (ECI) program supports fundamental research in infrastructure materials and architectural, geotechnical and structural engineering that can shape the future of the nation’s civil infrastructure. The ECI program focuses on geomaterials and geostructures, structural materials (metallic, polymeric, cementitious, glass, composites, etc.), structural and non-str… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/10
TBDPD-19-1631 Civil Infrastructure Systems The Civil Infrastructure Systems (CIS) program supports fundamental and innovative research in the design, operation and management of civil infrastructure that contributes to creating smart, sustainable and resilient communities at local, national and international scales. This program focuses on civil infrastructure as a system in which interactions between spatially- and functionally- distribut… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/02/11
TBDPD-19-088Y Advanced Manufacturing The Advanced Manufacturing (AM) program supports the fundamental research needed to revitalize American manufacturing to grow the national prosperity and workforce, and to reshape our strategic industries. The AM program accelerates advances in manufacturing technologies with emphasis on multidisciplinary research that fundamentally alters and transforms manufacturing capabilities, methods and pra… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/10
TBDFA9550-19-S-0003 Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research AFOSR plans, coordinates, and executes the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) basic research program in response to technical guidance from AFRL and requirements of the Air Force. Additionally, the office fosters, supports, and conducts research within Air Force, university, and industry laboratories; and ensures transition of research results to support U.S. Air Force needs. The focus of AFOS… Click for moreTBD ($100M)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
(DOD-AFOSR)
2020/05/26
TBDPD-98-1680 Ocean Technology and Interdisciplinary Coordination The Oceanographic Technology and Interdisciplinary Coordination (OTIC) Program supports a broad range of research and technology development activities. Unsolicited proposals are accepted for instrumentation development that has broad applicability to ocean science research projects and that enhance observational, experimental or analytical capabilities of the ocean science research community. Spe… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/04/06