Funding Opportunities

External Funding Opportunities

New Entries and Updates on April 6, 2020

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2020/04/09DE-FOA-0002255 National Spherical Torus Experiment Upgrade: Diagnostic Measurements of Spherical Tokamak Plasmas The DOE SC program in Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) hereby announces its interest in receiving grant applications for plasma diagnostic instruments on the National Spherical Torus Experiment Upgrade (NSTX-U) at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. This FOA will be one of two accepting applications for research pertaining to spherical tokamaks in Fiscal Year 2020. Only applications for collabora… Click for more$10M ($2M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/04/09DE-FOA-0002259 Collaborative Research on International and Domestic Spherical Tokamaks The DOE SC program in Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) hereby announces its interest in receiving grant applications for collaborative research on the National Spherical Torus Experiment Upgrade (NSTX-U) at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, as well as other international and domestic spherical tokamak facilities. This FOA will be one of two accepting applications for research pertaining to sphe… Click for more$10M ($2M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/04/1020-537 Spectrum and Wireless Innovation enabled by Future Technologies The National Science Foundation’s Directorates for Engineering (ENG), Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE), Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS), and Geosciences (GEO) are coordinating efforts to identify new concepts and ideas on Spectrum and Wireless Innovation enabled by Future Technologies (SWIFT). A key aspect of this new solicitation is its focus on effective spectrum … Click for more$12M ($1.5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/04/13DE-FOA-0002057 CRITICAL COMPONENTS FOR COAL FIRST POWER PLANTS OF THE FUTURE The Department of Energy’s Coal FIRST (Flexible, Innovative, Resilient, Small, Transformative) initiative will develop the coal plant of the future needed to provide secure, stable, and reliable power. Coal FIRST plants will be capable of flexible operation to meet the needs of the grid; use innovative and cutting-edge components that improve efficiency and reduce emissions; provide resilient powe… Click for more$64M ($16M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/04/13DE-FOA-0002283 Workforce Development in Emerging Fields The purposes of this modification are to: 1. Update Section III. Eligibility Information on Page 10, to include a definition of elements that must be present in qualifying existing joint graduate education program; and, 2. Update Section IV.B.iii. DOE National Laboratory Commitment Letter, on Page 24. All other sections of the FOA remain unchanged. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Ene… Click for more$20M ($20M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/04/14DE-FOA-0002220 FLEXIBLE CARBON CAPTURE & STORAGE (FLECCS) The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0002220. Accordingly this modification, Updates certain deadlines, including the deadlines for submitting questions and Full Applications. See Cover Page and Required Documents Checklist; Revises the Anticipated Award Announcement Date, see Section V.C of the FOA; and Inserts an additional… Click for more$43M ($10M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/04/14DE-FOA-0002221 FLEXIBLE CARBON CAPTURE & STORAGE (FLECCS) – SBIR/STTR The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0002221. Accordingly this modification, Updates certain deadlines, including the deadlines for submitting questions and Full Applications. See Cover Page and Required Documents Checklist; Inserts an additional Program Policy Factor in Section V.B.1; and Revises the Anticipated Award Announ… Click for more$43M ($3.6M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/04/21DE-FOA-0002156 SBIR/STTR FY 2020 Phase II Release 2 The purpose of an Initial Phase II grant is to perform the research and development (R&D) required to meet the DOE objectives stated in the topic and subtopic of the Phase I FOA. In addition, it is intended that the small business grantee would be in a position to pursue commercial applications of the R&D at the end of Phase II. In many cases, Phase II results in a prototype, product, or a working… Click for more$111M ($1.1M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/04/24DE-FOA-0002227 Geothermal Wells of Opportunity (WOO) Through the Wells of Opportunity (WOO) FOA, EERE’s Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) is soliciting well owners or operators with “idle” wells that are willing to partner with DOE to advance and test enhance geothermal systems (EGS) technologies in-situ. Due to the criticality of the technology prototyping and methodology testing phase of research and development in the innovation pipeline, this… Click for more$25M ($2.5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/04/28DE-FOA-0002197 Fiscal Year 2020 Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research Funding Opportunity Announcement The purpose of Amendment 000003 is to extend the deadline to submit full applications from 4/14/2020 to 4/28/2020. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is issuing, on behalf of the Vehicle Technologies Office, a Funding Opportunity Announcement entitled, Fiscal Year 2020 Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research Funding Opportunity Announcement. This announcement seeks research projec… Click for more$133.2M ($7.5M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/04/3020-540 NSF-Simons Research Collaborations on the Mathematical and Scientific Foundations of Deep Learning The National Science Foundation Directorates for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS), Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE), Engineering (ENG), and the Simons Foundation Division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences will jointly sponsor up to two new research collaborations consisting of mathematicians, statisticians, electrical engineers, and theoretical computer scientists… Click for more$20M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/05/01DE-FOA-0002331 Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0002332 Amendment 000001 – The purpose of this amendment is to revise the Notice of Intent in order to emphasize the variety of technology approaches under consideration for energy storage, as well as to highlight essential feedstocks that are of interest.TBD (TBD)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/05/04DE-FOA-0002229 Fiscal Year 2020 H2@Scale New Markets FOA The technology improvements necessary to advance H2@Scale encompass four main focus areas—better ways to MAKE, MOVE, USE, and STORE hydrogen. The initial H2@Scale FOA, released by EERE in FY19, focused on enabling R&D in these areas—and also funded first-of-kind pilot demonstrations of integrated systems with on-site nuclear power and multiple renewable energy sources. The key to conti… Click for more$64M ($9M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/05/04DE-FOA-0002289 RAPID ENCAPSULATION OF PIPELINES AVOIDING INTENSIVE REPLACEMENT (REPAIR) The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-00002289. Accordingly this modification, Updated certain deadlines, including the deadlines for submitting questions, Full Applications, and the Submission Deadline for Replies to Reviewer Comments. See Cover Page and Required Documents Checklist. Updated expected start date for funding agree… Click for more$38.5M ($10M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/05/04DE-FOA-0002219 FY 2020 Geothermal Technologies Office Hydrothermal and Low Temperature Multi-Topic Funding Opportunity Announcement Modification 000001: The purposes of this modification are to update the following: 1. Update Submission Deadline for Full Applications and Expected Submission Deadline for Replies to Reviewer Comments; and 2. Update Section II.A.i “Estimated Funding” to state one or more awards may be issued under Topic 1. The Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO), within the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Offi… Click for more$18.8M ($10M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/05/06DE-FOA-0002280 Measurement Innovations for Fusion Energy and Plasmas The DOE SC program in Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) hereby announces its interest in receiving new and renewal applications for awards in the area of Measurement Innovations for Fusion Energy and Plasmas. The FES program seeks to expand the fundamental understanding of matter at very high temperatures and densities and to foster the scientific foundation that will enable an eventual fusion energy s… Click for more$3M ($1.2M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/05/06HR001120S0036 Atmosphere as a Sensor (AtmoSense) This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) constitutes a public notice of a competitive funding opportunity as described in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.102(d)(2) and 35.016 as well as 2 CFR § 200.203. Any resultant negotiations and/or awards will follow all laws and regulations applicable to the specific award instrument(s) available under this BAA, e.g., FAR 15.4 for procurement contrac… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Defense Sciences Office
(DOD-DARPA-DSO)
2020/05/0831310020K0001 U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Research and Development Grant, Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 The program provides funding to support research and development for nuclear science, engineering, technology, and related disciplines to develop a workforce capable of supporting the design, construction, operation, and regulation of nuclear facilities and the safe handling of nuclear materials.More specifically, the program supports future-focused research aimed at helping NRC prepare for upcomi… Click for more$6M ($500K)
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
(NRC)
2020/05/12DE-FOA-0002223 Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) Institutes The DOE SC program in Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications from large multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional teams (requesting support of more than $3 million per year) for the Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) Institutes. The ASCR program’s mission (https://science.osti.gov/ascr and https://science.osti.go… Click for more$30M ($30M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/05/1420-517 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)
2020/05/15DE-FOA-0002306 FAIR Data and Models for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning The DOE SC program in Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) hereby announces its interest in making research data and artificial intelligence (AI) models findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR1) to facilitate the development of new AI applications in SC’s congressionally authorized mission space, which includes the advancement of AI research and development. In particular,… Click for more$8.5M ($750K)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/05/15DE-FOA-0002310 FY 2020 Research and Development for Next Generation Nuclear Physics Accelerator Facilities The DOE SC program in Nuclear Physics (NP) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for Research and Development (R&D) efforts directed at transformative accelerator R&D of relevance to current or next generation NP accelerator facilities.$7M ($2M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/05/21NOAA-NOS-OCS-2020-2006385 Joint Hydrographic Center 2020 The purpose of this notice is to solicit proposals for a single cooperative agreement between NOAA and an institution of higher learning to operate and maintain a Joint Hydrographic Center as authorized in the Ocean and Coastal Mapping Integration Act and the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act. Additional supportive policy statements for the guidance of activities at these centers include the N… Click for more$38.5M ($38.5M)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2020/05/22DE-FOA-0002238 Aviation-Class Synergistically Cooled Electric-Motors with Integrated Drives (ASCEND). Aviation-Class Synergistically Cooled Electric-Motors with Integrated Drives (ASCEND). The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0002238. Accordingly, this modification: Inserted certain deadlines, including the deadlines for submitting questions and Full Applications. Modified Anticipated Award Range. See Cover Page and Required Do… Click for more$35M ($10M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/05/22DE-FOA-0002240 RANGE EXTENDERS FOR ELECTRIC AVIATION WITH LOW CARBON AND HIGH EFFICIENCY (REEACH) RANGE EXTENDERS FOR ELECTRIC AVIATION WITH LOW CARBON AND HIGH EFFICIENCY (REEACH) Agency Overview: The Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E), an organization within the Department of Energy (DOE), is chartered by Congress in the America COMPETES Act of 2007 (P.L. 110-69), as amended by the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-358) to: “(A) to enhance the economic a… Click for more$20M ($10M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/05/22NOAA-NOS-OCS-2020-2006381 Ocean and Coastal Mapping Centers The purpose of this notice is to solicit proposals for a single cooperative agreement between NOAA and an institution of higher learning. The Hydrographic Services Improvement Act and the Coastal and Ocean Mapping Integration Act has authorized NOAA to operate up to three joint-ocean and coastal mapping centers of excellence for the nation. These centers typically focus on coastal and ocean resear… Click for more$9M ($9M)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2020/05/29DE-FOA-0002188 Novel Research and Development for the Direct Capture of Carbon Dioxide from the Atmosphere Amendment 000001 to DE-FOA-0002188 – The change to this FOA is Administrative to correct a systems issue. There is no effect to the content of the FOA. DOE-Fossil Energy’s program in Carbon Capture has been developing carbon capture technologies since 2001 with the goal of decreasing the cost of carbon capture systems. Technologies developed to date have focused on the capture of Carbon Dioxide di… Click for more$10M ($2.5M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/05/29UTCTIER1COMP2020 UTC PROGRAM TIER 1 COMPETITION 2020 The U.S. Dept. of Transportation seeks applications for four new Tier 1 University Transportation Centers, intending (subject to the merits of applications received) to fund one UTC in each of the following specific topic areas:Highly Automated Transportation Systems ResearchCommunications Technology and E-Commerce Effects on Travel DemandImplications of Accessible Automated Vehicles and Mobility … Click for more$4.9M ($1.9M)
69A355 Research and Technology
(DOT-RITA)
2020/06/012020-NIST-NICE-01 National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) K12 Cybersecurity Education Outreach Program NIST is seeking to provide financial assistance to support the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), including outreach efforts to the broader cybersecurity education community at the primary and secondary school levels; this program will include planning and managing the annual NICE K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference in the continental United States for up to the next five y… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Institute of Standards and Technology
(DOC-NIST)
2020/06/1614-585 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)
2020/06/18DE-FOA-0002245 Joint FY20 Bioenergy and Advanced Manufacturing FOA BOTTLE: Bio-Optimized Technologies to keep Thermoplastics out of Landfills and the Environment In November 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the Plastics Innovation Challenge, a comprehensive program to accelerate innovations in energy-efficient plastics recycling technologies. This FOA will support high-impact R&D for plastics by developing new plastics that are capable of efficient recyclability and improving recycling strategies that can break existing plastics into che… Click for more$25M ($2.5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/07/07DE-FOA-0002234 Marine Energy Foundational Research and Testing Infrastructure Complete information, including the full Funding Opportunity Announcement, can be found on the EERE Exchange website – https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is issuing, on behalf of the Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) titled “Marine Energy Foundational Research and Testing Infrastructure.” This… Click for more$22M ($5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/07/09DE-FOA-0002236 Offshore Wind Energy Atmospheric Science and Project Development Complete information, including the full Funding Opportunity Announcement, can be found on the EERE Exchange website – https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is issuing, on behalf of the Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO), Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0002236 entitled “Offshore Wind Atmospheric Science and Project Developm… Click for more$20M ($10M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
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 2012 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)
2020/08/1320-529 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)
2020/09/05N00173-19-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)
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-00001953. Accordingly this modification, Inserted new Targeted Topic. Topic K: Recycle Underutilized Solids to Energy (REUSE). See Table 1. Targeted Topics, Appendix I and Total Amount to be awarded on Cover Page. Inserted an additional Program Policy Factor in Section V.B.1. To obtain a copy… Click for more$59.2M ($3.7M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
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-00001954. Accordingly this modification, Inserted new Targeted Topic. Topic K: Recycle Underutilized Solids to Energy (REUSES). See Table 1. Targeted Topics, Appendix I and Total Amount to be awarded on Cover Page. Inserted an additional Program Policy Factor in Section V.B.1. To obtain a c… Click for more$59.2M ($3.7M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
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)
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)

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2020/04/0919-599 EMERGING FRONTIERS IN RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (EFRI): Distributed Chemical Manufacturing (DCheM) and Engineering the Elimination of End-of-Life Plastics (E3P) 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. For this solicitation, we will con… Click for more$30M ($2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/20
2020/04/09DE-FOA-0002255 National Spherical Torus Experiment Upgrade: Diagnostic Measurements of Spherical Tokamak Plasmas The DOE SC program in Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) hereby announces its interest in receiving grant applications for plasma diagnostic instruments on the National Spherical Torus Experiment Upgrade (NSTX-U) at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. This FOA will be one of two accepting applications for research pertaining to spherical tokamaks in Fiscal Year 2020. Only applications for collabora… Click for more$10M ($2M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/04/06
2020/04/09DE-FOA-0002259 Collaborative Research on International and Domestic Spherical Tokamaks The DOE SC program in Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) hereby announces its interest in receiving grant applications for collaborative research on the National Spherical Torus Experiment Upgrade (NSTX-U) at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, as well as other international and domestic spherical tokamak facilities. This FOA will be one of two accepting applications for research pertaining to sphe… Click for more$10M ($2M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/04/06
2020/04/09DE-FOA-0002262 FY2020 Research Opportunities in Accelerator Stewardship The following program description is offered to provide more in-depth information on scientific and technical areas of interest to the High Energy Physics (HEP) Long-Term Accelerator R&D Stewardship (“Accelerator Stewardship”) program.Please note that this FOA is only for opportunities within the Accelerator R&D Stewardship mission: HEP routinely issues a separate FOA for research and development … Click for more$5M ($3M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/03/20
2020/04/10DE-FOA-0002288 GALVANIZING ADVANCES IN MARKET-ALIGNED FUSION FOR AN OVERABUNDANCE OF WATTS (GAMOW) Galvanizing Advances in Market-Aligned Fusion for an Overabundance of Watts (GAMOW). The purpose of this modification is to: Update certain deadlines, including the deadlines for submitting questions and Concept Papers. See Cover Page and Required Documents Checklist. Insert an additional Program Policy Factor in Section V.B.1 To obtain a copy of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), pleas… Click for more$30M ($7.5M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/03/20
2020/04/1020-537 Spectrum and Wireless Innovation enabled by Future Technologies The National Science Foundation’s Directorates for Engineering (ENG), Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE), Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS), and Geosciences (GEO) are coordinating efforts to identify new concepts and ideas on Spectrum and Wireless Innovation enabled by Future Technologies (SWIFT). A key aspect of this new solicitation is its focus on effective spectrum … Click for more$12M ($1.5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/04/06
2020/04/10SVM700-20-PAS-010 2020 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Summit U.S. Mission to Vietnam is seeking proposal submissions for a cooperative agreement to design, implement, and oversee the 2020 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Summit (YSEALI Summit), pending the availability of FY 2020 funds. The three-day Summit (exclusive of arrival and departure dates) will gather 150 participants aged 18-35. The award recipient should design a youth-focused, high-ener… Click for moreTBD ($600K)
U.S. Mission to Vietnam
(DOS-VNM)
2020/03/10
2020/04/13DE-FOA-0002057 CRITICAL COMPONENTS FOR COAL FIRST POWER PLANTS OF THE FUTURE The Department of Energy’s Coal FIRST (Flexible, Innovative, Resilient, Small, Transformative) initiative will develop the coal plant of the future needed to provide secure, stable, and reliable power. Coal FIRST plants will be capable of flexible operation to meet the needs of the grid; use innovative and cutting-edge components that improve efficiency and reduce emissions; provide resilient powe… Click for more$64M ($16M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/04/06
2020/04/13DE-FOA-0002283 Workforce Development in Emerging Fields The purposes of this modification are to: 1. Update Section III. Eligibility Information on Page 10, to include a definition of elements that must be present in qualifying existing joint graduate education program; and, 2. Update Section IV.B.iii. DOE National Laboratory Commitment Letter, on Page 24. All other sections of the FOA remain unchanged. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Ene… Click for more$20M ($20M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/04/06
2020/04/14DE-FOA-0002220 FLEXIBLE CARBON CAPTURE & STORAGE (FLECCS) The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0002220. Accordingly this modification, Updates certain deadlines, including the deadlines for submitting questions and Full Applications. See Cover Page and Required Documents Checklist; Revises the Anticipated Award Announcement Date, see Section V.C of the FOA; and Inserts an additional… Click for more$43M ($10M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/04/06
2020/04/14DE-FOA-0002221 FLEXIBLE CARBON CAPTURE & STORAGE (FLECCS) – SBIR/STTR The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0002221. Accordingly this modification, Updates certain deadlines, including the deadlines for submitting questions and Full Applications. See Cover Page and Required Documents Checklist; Inserts an additional Program Policy Factor in Section V.B.1; and Revises the Anticipated Award Announ… Click for more$43M ($3.6M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/04/06
2020/04/17DE-FOA-0002253 National Quantum Information Science Research Centers DOE SC hereby announces its interest in receiving applications from multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary teams (requesting support between $10 and $25 million per year) to establish National Quantum Information Science Research Centers referred to in the rest of this announcement as “Centers.” The goal of this FOA is to select applications that will accelerate the transformational advances in b… Click for more$625M ($125M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/03/20
2020/04/20DE-FOA-0002190 RESEARCH FOR INNOVATIVE EMISSION REDUCTION TECHNOLOGIES RELATED TO COAL COMBUSTION RESIDUALS Amendment 000001 to DE-FOA-0002190 to extend the application due date. Research and development under this Funding Opportunity Announcement is intended to increase the beneficial use and advance the management of Coal Combustion Residuals, thereby reducing the volume of Coal Combustion Residuals needed to be disposed of in impoundments while protecting the environment and the health and safety of … Click for more$4M ($1M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/03/20
2020/04/21DE-FOA-0002156 SBIR/STTR FY 2020 Phase II Release 2 The purpose of an Initial Phase II grant is to perform the research and development (R&D) required to meet the DOE objectives stated in the topic and subtopic of the Phase I FOA. In addition, it is intended that the small business grantee would be in a position to pursue commercial applications of the R&D at the end of Phase II. In many cases, Phase II results in a prototype, product, or a working… Click for more$111M ($1.1M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/04/06
2020/04/21DE-FOA-0002204 Energy Frontier Research Centers The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Basic Energy Sciences (BES) announces the call for Energy Frontier Research Centers (EFRC) proposals and encourages both new and renewal applications. Applications will be required to address priority research directions and opportunities identified in recent BES workshop and roundtable reports, the scientific grand challenges identified in the report Dir… Click for more$100M ($4M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/03/20
2020/04/2220-526 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)
2020/03/20
2020/04/2318-528 Expeditions in Computing The far-reaching impact and rate of innovation in the computer and information science and engineering fields has been remarkable, generating economic prosperity and enhancing the quality of life for people throughout the world. The Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) has established the Expeditions in Computing (Expeditions) program to provide the CISE research… Click for more$30M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/05/06
2020/04/24DE-FOA-0002227 Geothermal Wells of Opportunity (WOO) Through the Wells of Opportunity (WOO) FOA, EERE’s Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO) is soliciting well owners or operators with “idle” wells that are willing to partner with DOE to advance and test enhance geothermal systems (EGS) technologies in-situ. Due to the criticality of the technology prototyping and methodology testing phase of research and development in the innovation pipeline, this… Click for more$25M ($2.5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/04/06
2020/04/27RD-RUS-HECG20 Assistance to High Energy Cost Communities The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), announces the availability of up to $10 million in competitive grants to assist communities with extremely high energy costs. The grant funds may be used to acquire, construct, or improve energy generation, transmission, or distribution facilities serving communities where the average annual residen… Click for more$10M ($3M)
Utilities Programs
(USDA-RUS)
2020/03/10
2020/04/28DE-FOA-0002197 Fiscal Year 2020 Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research Funding Opportunity Announcement The purpose of Amendment 000003 is to extend the deadline to submit full applications from 4/14/2020 to 4/28/2020. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is issuing, on behalf of the Vehicle Technologies Office, a Funding Opportunity Announcement entitled, Fiscal Year 2020 Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research Funding Opportunity Announcement. This announcement seeks research projec… Click for more$133.2M ($7.5M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/04/06
2020/04/30DE-FOA-0002203 FY20 Bioenergy Technologies Multi-Topic FOA The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) develops technologies that convert domestic biomass and other waste resources into fuels, products, and power to enable affordable energy, economic growth, and innovation in renewable energy and chemicals production – the bioeconomy. The activities supported by BETO are authorized by public law 109–58, TITLE IX, §&#8… Click for more$97M ($10M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/02/11
2020/04/3020-540 NSF-Simons Research Collaborations on the Mathematical and Scientific Foundations of Deep Learning The National Science Foundation Directorates for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS), Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE), Engineering (ENG), and the Simons Foundation Division of Mathematics and Physical Sciences will jointly sponsor up to two new research collaborations consisting of mathematicians, statisticians, electrical engineers, and theoretical computer scientists… Click for more$20M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/04/06
2020/05/01DE-FOA-0002226 Theoretical Research in Magnetic Fusion Energy Science The DOE SC program in Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) hereby announces its interest in new or renewal grant applications for fundamental theoretical and computational research for public benefit, relevant to magnetic confinement configurations. The specific areas of interest of this FOA are: 1. Macroscopic Stability 2. Confinement and Transport 3. Boundary Physics 4. Plasma Heating & Non-inductive Cu… Click for more$13M ($7.5M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/03/10
2020/05/01DE-FOA-0002331 Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0002332 Amendment 000001 – The purpose of this amendment is to revise the Notice of Intent in order to emphasize the variety of technology approaches under consideration for energy storage, as well as to highlight essential feedstocks that are of interest.TBD (TBD)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/04/06
2020/05/04DE-FOA-0002229 Fiscal Year 2020 H2@Scale New Markets FOA The technology improvements necessary to advance H2@Scale encompass four main focus areas—better ways to MAKE, MOVE, USE, and STORE hydrogen. The initial H2@Scale FOA, released by EERE in FY19, focused on enabling R&D in these areas—and also funded first-of-kind pilot demonstrations of integrated systems with on-site nuclear power and multiple renewable energy sources. The key to conti… Click for more$64M ($9M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/04/06
2020/05/04DE-FOA-0002289 RAPID ENCAPSULATION OF PIPELINES AVOIDING INTENSIVE REPLACEMENT (REPAIR) The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-00002289. Accordingly this modification, Updated certain deadlines, including the deadlines for submitting questions, Full Applications, and the Submission Deadline for Replies to Reviewer Comments. See Cover Page and Required Documents Checklist. Updated expected start date for funding agree… Click for more$38.5M ($10M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/04/06
2020/05/04DE-FOA-0002219 FY 2020 Geothermal Technologies Office Hydrothermal and Low Temperature Multi-Topic Funding Opportunity Announcement Modification 000001: The purposes of this modification are to update the following: 1. Update Submission Deadline for Full Applications and Expected Submission Deadline for Replies to Reviewer Comments; and 2. Update Section II.A.i “Estimated Funding” to state one or more awards may be issued under Topic 1. The Geothermal Technologies Office (GTO), within the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Offi… Click for more$18.8M ($10M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/04/06
2020/05/06DE-FOA-0002280 Measurement Innovations for Fusion Energy and Plasmas The DOE SC program in Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) hereby announces its interest in receiving new and renewal applications for awards in the area of Measurement Innovations for Fusion Energy and Plasmas. The FES program seeks to expand the fundamental understanding of matter at very high temperatures and densities and to foster the scientific foundation that will enable an eventual fusion energy s… Click for more$3M ($1.2M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/04/06
2020/05/06HR001120S0036 Atmosphere as a Sensor (AtmoSense) This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) constitutes a public notice of a competitive funding opportunity as described in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.102(d)(2) and 35.016 as well as 2 CFR § 200.203. Any resultant negotiations and/or awards will follow all laws and regulations applicable to the specific award instrument(s) available under this BAA, e.g., FAR 15.4 for procurement contrac… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Defense Sciences Office
(DOD-DARPA-DSO)
2020/04/06
2020/05/08DE-FOA-0002260 Opportunities in Frontier Plasma Science The DOE SC program in Fusion Energy Sciences (FES) hereby announces its interest in receiving grant applications from U.S. researchers for carrying out frontier plasma science experiments. The FES General Plasma Science (GPS) program currently supports several collaborative research facilities and initiatives. These include the Large Plasma Device (LAPD) in the Basic Plasma Science Facility (BaPSF… Click for more$10M ($120K)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/03/20
2020/05/0831310020K0001 U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Research and Development Grant, Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 The program provides funding to support research and development for nuclear science, engineering, technology, and related disciplines to develop a workforce capable of supporting the design, construction, operation, and regulation of nuclear facilities and the safe handling of nuclear materials.More specifically, the program supports future-focused research aimed at helping NRC prepare for upcomi… Click for more$6M ($500K)
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
(NRC)
2020/04/06
2020/05/12DE-FOA-0002223 Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) Institutes The DOE SC program in Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications from large multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional teams (requesting support of more than $3 million per year) for the Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) Institutes. The ASCR program’s mission (https://science.osti.gov/ascr and https://science.osti.go… Click for more$30M ($30M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/04/06
2020/05/1420-517 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)
2020/04/06
2020/05/15DE-FOA-0002306 FAIR Data and Models for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning The DOE SC program in Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) hereby announces its interest in making research data and artificial intelligence (AI) models findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR1) to facilitate the development of new AI applications in SC’s congressionally authorized mission space, which includes the advancement of AI research and development. In particular,… Click for more$8.5M ($750K)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/04/06
2020/05/15DE-FOA-0002310 FY 2020 Research and Development for Next Generation Nuclear Physics Accelerator Facilities The DOE SC program in Nuclear Physics (NP) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for Research and Development (R&D) efforts directed at transformative accelerator R&D of relevance to current or next generation NP accelerator facilities.$7M ($2M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/04/06
2020/05/21DE-FOA-0002243 Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2020 Funding Program This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is being issued by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO). SETO supports solar energy research and development (R&D) in three technology areas—photovoltaics (PV), concentrating solar-thermal power (CSP), and systems integration—with the goal of impr… Click for more$125.5M (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/02/11
2020/05/21NOAA-NOS-OCS-2020-2006385 Joint Hydrographic Center 2020 The purpose of this notice is to solicit proposals for a single cooperative agreement between NOAA and an institution of higher learning to operate and maintain a Joint Hydrographic Center as authorized in the Ocean and Coastal Mapping Integration Act and the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act. Additional supportive policy statements for the guidance of activities at these centers include the N… Click for more$38.5M ($38.5M)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2020/04/06
2020/05/22DE-FOA-0002238 Aviation-Class Synergistically Cooled Electric-Motors with Integrated Drives (ASCEND). Aviation-Class Synergistically Cooled Electric-Motors with Integrated Drives (ASCEND). The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0002238. Accordingly, this modification: Inserted certain deadlines, including the deadlines for submitting questions and Full Applications. Modified Anticipated Award Range. See Cover Page and Required Do… Click for more$35M ($10M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/04/06
2020/05/22DE-FOA-0002240 RANGE EXTENDERS FOR ELECTRIC AVIATION WITH LOW CARBON AND HIGH EFFICIENCY (REEACH) RANGE EXTENDERS FOR ELECTRIC AVIATION WITH LOW CARBON AND HIGH EFFICIENCY (REEACH) Agency Overview: The Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E), an organization within the Department of Energy (DOE), is chartered by Congress in the America COMPETES Act of 2007 (P.L. 110-69), as amended by the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-358) to: “(A) to enhance the economic a… Click for more$20M ($10M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/04/06
2020/05/22NOAA-NOS-OCS-2020-2006381 Ocean and Coastal Mapping Centers The purpose of this notice is to solicit proposals for a single cooperative agreement between NOAA and an institution of higher learning. The Hydrographic Services Improvement Act and the Coastal and Ocean Mapping Integration Act has authorized NOAA to operate up to three joint-ocean and coastal mapping centers of excellence for the nation. These centers typically focus on coastal and ocean resear… Click for more$9M ($9M)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2020/04/06
2020/05/27DE-FOA-0002254 Research to Enable Fuels From Sunlight This FOA solicits new applications for multi-investigator cross-disciplinary early-stage fundamental research to address emerging new directions as well as long-standing challenges in liquid solar fuels generation via artificial photosynthesis approaches. Artificial photosynthesis is typically viewed as the generation of fuels using only sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water as inputs. However, for … Click for moreTBD ($20M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/03/10
2020/05/29DE-FOA-0002188 Novel Research and Development for the Direct Capture of Carbon Dioxide from the Atmosphere Amendment 000001 to DE-FOA-0002188 – The change to this FOA is Administrative to correct a systems issue. There is no effect to the content of the FOA. DOE-Fossil Energy’s program in Carbon Capture has been developing carbon capture technologies since 2001 with the goal of decreasing the cost of carbon capture systems. Technologies developed to date have focused on the capture of Carbon Dioxide di… Click for more$10M ($2.5M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/04/06
2020/05/29UTCTIER1COMP2020 UTC PROGRAM TIER 1 COMPETITION 2020 The U.S. Dept. of Transportation seeks applications for four new Tier 1 University Transportation Centers, intending (subject to the merits of applications received) to fund one UTC in each of the following specific topic areas:Highly Automated Transportation Systems ResearchCommunications Technology and E-Commerce Effects on Travel DemandImplications of Accessible Automated Vehicles and Mobility … Click for more$4.9M ($1.9M)
69A355 Research and Technology
(DOT-RITA)
2020/04/06
2020/05/31RDRUS-20-01-HWWS Household Water Well Program The HWWS Grant Program has been established to help individuals with low to moderate incomes finance the costs of household water wells that they own or will own. Eligible Grant Purposes a. Grant funds must be used to establish and maintain a revolving loan fund to provide loans to eligible individuals for household water well systems. b. Individuals may use the loans to construct, refurbish, reha… Click for more$5M (TBD)
Utilities Programs
(USDA-RUS)
2020/03/10
2020/06/012020-NIST-NICE-01 National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) K12 Cybersecurity Education Outreach Program NIST is seeking to provide financial assistance to support the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), including outreach efforts to the broader cybersecurity education community at the primary and secondary school levels; this program will include planning and managing the annual NICE K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference in the continental United States for up to the next five y… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Institute of Standards and Technology
(DOC-NIST)
2020/04/06
2020/06/0520-552 Future Manufacturing Asstated intheStrategy for American Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing,worldwide competition in manufacturing has been dominated in recent decades by the maturation, commoditization, and widespread application of computation in production equipment and logistics, effectively leveling the global technological playing field and putting a premium on low wages and incremental technical improvements…. Click for more$40M ($2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/10
2020/06/0519-565 EHR Core Research (ECR): Building Capacity in STEM Education Research ECR’s Building Capacity for STEM Education Research (ECR: BCSER) solicitation supports projects that build individuals’ capacity to carry out high quality STEM education research that will enhance the nation’s STEM education enterprise and broaden the pool of researchers that can conduct fundamental research in STEM learning and learning environments, broadening participation in STEM fields, and S… Click for more$12M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/10/07
2020/06/08N00014-20-S-F002 Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Manufacturing Science Program Overview:The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is interested in receiving proposals for the ONR Manufacturing Science (ManScience) program. The objective of this research opportunity is to support fundamental (6.1) scientific research programs that will facilitate or enable advances in Naval manufacturing. Preference will be given to Naval-unique or Naval-centric topics that will develop a fundamenta… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2020/01/17
2020/06/12HR001119S0071 DSO Office-wide Broad Agency Announcement The mission of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office (DSO) is to identify and create the next generation of scientific discovery by pursuing high-risk, high-payoff research initiatives across a broad spectrum of science and engineering disciplines and transforming these initiatives into disruptive technologies for U.S. national security. In support of this m… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Defense Sciences Office
(DOD-DARPA-DSO)
2019/06/17
2020/06/1614-585 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)
2020/04/06
2020/06/18DE-FOA-0002245 Joint FY20 Bioenergy and Advanced Manufacturing FOA BOTTLE: Bio-Optimized Technologies to keep Thermoplastics out of Landfills and the Environment In November 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the Plastics Innovation Challenge, a comprehensive program to accelerate innovations in energy-efficient plastics recycling technologies. This FOA will support high-impact R&D for plastics by developing new plastics that are capable of efficient recyclability and improving recycling strategies that can break existing plastics into che… Click for more$25M ($2.5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/04/06
2020/06/30DE-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)
2020/03/10
2020/07/07DE-FOA-0002234 Marine Energy Foundational Research and Testing Infrastructure Complete information, including the full Funding Opportunity Announcement, can be found on the EERE Exchange website – https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is issuing, on behalf of the Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) titled “Marine Energy Foundational Research and Testing Infrastructure.” This… Click for more$22M ($5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/04/06
2020/07/0819-506 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)
2020/03/10
2020/07/08PD-19-127Y The Science of Learning and Augmented Intelligence Program The Science of Learning and Augmented Intelligence Program (SL) supports potentially transformative research that develops basic theoretical insights and fundamental knowledge about principles, processes and mechanisms of learning, and about augmented intelligence – how human cognitive function can be augmented through interactions with others, contextual variations, and technological advances. Th… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/02/11
2020/07/09DE-FOA-0002236 Offshore Wind Energy Atmospheric Science and Project Development Complete information, including the full Funding Opportunity Announcement, can be found on the EERE Exchange website – https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/ The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is issuing, on behalf of the Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO), Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0002236 entitled “Offshore Wind Atmospheric Science and Project Developm… Click for more$20M ($10M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/04/06
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 2012 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)
2020/04/06
2020/07/20DE-FOA-0002166 SEEDING CRITICAL ADVANCES FOR LEADING ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES WITH UNTAPPED POTENTIAL 2019 SEEDING CRITICAL ADVANCES FOR LEADING ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES WITH UNTAPPED POTENTIAL 2019 (SCALEUP) The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0002166. Accordingly, this modification: Revised Submission Deadline for Preliminary Replies to Reviewer Comments. See Cover Page and Required Documents Checklist. Inserted an additional Program… Click for more$52M ($20M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/03/20
2020/07/2720-525 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)
2020/03/10
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)
2019/11/18
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
2020/10/0618-522 Historically Black Colleges and Universities – Undergraduate Program HBCU-UP provides awardsto strengthen STEM undergraduate education and research at HBCUs.Support is available through thefollowing tracks: The new HBCU Excellence in Research (EiR) component supports projects that enable STEM and STEM education faculty to further develop research capacity at HBCUs and to conduct research. Proposals submitted to this new track will be routed for review to one of the… Click for more$85M ($9M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/10
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)
2020/01/17
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)
2019/07/01
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-00001953. Accordingly this modification, Inserted new Targeted Topic. Topic K: Recycle Underutilized Solids to Energy (REUSE). See Table 1. Targeted Topics, Appendix I and Total Amount to be awarded on Cover Page. Inserted an additional Program Policy Factor in Section V.B.1. To obtain a copy… Click for more$59.2M ($3.7M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/04/06
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-00001954. Accordingly this modification, Inserted new Targeted Topic. Topic K: Recycle Underutilized Solids to Energy (REUSES). See Table 1. Targeted Topics, Appendix I and Total Amount to be awarded on Cover Page. Inserted an additional Program Policy Factor in Section V.B.1. To obtain a c… Click for more$59.2M ($3.7M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/04/06
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
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
TBDDE-FOA-0002282 Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0002283 The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Workforce Development in Emerging Fields.” EERE intends to announce a funding opportunity to support leading-edge interdisciplinary research that promotes workforce development in emerging fields by supporting a coordinated expansion of existing joint graduate education p… Click for more$20M ($20M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/02/11
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
TBD20-505 Transitions to Excellence in Molecular and Cellular Biosciences Research The Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB) has developed a new opportunity to enable researchers with a strong track record of prior accomplishment to pursue a new avenue of research or inquiry. This funding mechanism is designed to facilitate and promote a PI’s ability to effectively adopt empowering technologies that might not be readily accessible in the PI’s current research envi… Click for more$6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/11/04
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)
2020/03/20
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)
2020/03/20
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, § 502, codified at 42 USC § 7144e and 25 USC &#… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/03/10
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)
2020/04/06
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