Funding Opportunities

External Funding Opportunities

New Entries and Updates on February 22, 2021

Last updated February 22, 2021

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2021/03/0321-538 Ocean Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships The Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) offers postdoctoral research fellowships (PRF) to provide opportunities for scientists early in their careers to work within and across traditional disciplinary lines, develop partnerships, and avail themselves of unique research resources, sites and facilities. The fellowship program is intended toprovide beginning investigators of significant potential with e… Click for more$4M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/05DE-FOA-0002401 Emerging CO2 Storage Technologies: Avoiding Felt Seismicity and Fluid Migration Through the Caprock DE-FOA-00002401: Emerging CO2 Storage Technologies: Avoiding Felt Seismicity and Fluid Migration Through the Caprock Modification 2 – The purpose of this modification is to change the Submission Deadline for Full Applications, Expected Date for Selection Notification, and Expected Date for Award (see Funding Opportunity Cover Page). The intent of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to facilit… Click for moreTBD ($1.2M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/03/05N00014-21-S-SN07 2021 London Tech Bridge Research Opportunity The London Tech Bridge is a joint U.S. Department of the Navy and U.K. Royal Navy partnership for innovation, development, and acquisition. This notice announces the first in the London Tech Bridge Pathfinder Challenge Series – APEX Undersea Challenge and describes new funding to be awarded under the authority of N00014-21-S-B001, Long Range Broad Agency Announcement for Navy and Marine Corps Scie… Click for moreTBD ($70K)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2021/03/08DE-FOA-0002400 Fossil Energy Based Prodcution, Storage, Transport and Utilization of Hydrogen Approaching Net-Zero or Net-Negative Carbon Emissions Modification 000004 – The purpose of this modification is to extend the closing date to March 8, 2021. This FOA will develop technologies to reinvigorate the use of the United States’ vast fossil-fuel resources and power infrastructure for net-zero carbon energy and commodity production through the production, transport, storage, and utilization of fossil-based hydrogen with zero or negative carbo… Click for moreTBD ($7M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/03/15693JK321NF0002 Pipeline Safety Research Competitive Academic Agreement Program (CAAP) Pipeline Safety Research Competitive Academic Agreement Program (CAAP)$2M ($1M)
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Admin
(DOT-PHMSA)
2021/03/15DE-FOA-0002468 RFI – Stationary Hydrogen Storage Technology Development Request for Information – Stationary Hydrogen Storage Technology Development The purpose of this modification is to revise the due date for responses to March 15, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. ET. This is a Request for Information (RFI) only. This RFI is not requesting applications for financial assistance. The purpose of this RFI is solely to solicit input for ARPA-E consideration to inform the possible form… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2021/03/18USAFA-BAA-2021-CALL-0001 Developing Novel Engineering Design Methodologies for the Classroom, the Department of Defense, and Industry BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT USAFA-BAA-2021 Research Interests of the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) TWO-STEP CALL ANNOUNCEMENT (CALL) 0001 FEDERAL AGENCY NAME: United States Air Force Academy, Department of Mechanical Engineering BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT TITLE: Research Interests of the United States Air Force Academy BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: USAFA-BAA-2021 BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEME… Click for moreTBD ($1.1M)
Air Force Academy
(DOD-USAFA)
2021/03/19NSFHP-21-INFRA21 INFRA Grants The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is seeking applicants for the FY 2021 round of the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program to fund transportation projects of national and regional significance that result in good-paying jobs, improve safety, apply transformative technology, and explicitly address climate change and racial equity. The funding availabl… Click for more$889M ($800.1M)
69A345 Office of the Under Secretary for Policy
(DOT-DOT X-50)
2021/03/26N00014-21-S-F001 FY21 Young Investigator Program The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is interested in receiving proposals for its Young Investigator Program (YIP). ONR’s Young Investigator Program seeks to identify and support academic scientists and engineers who are in their first or second full-time tenure-track or tenure-track-equivalent academic appointment, who have received their PhD or equivalent degree on or after 01 January 2013, and wh… Click for more$14M ($510K)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2021/04/06DE-FOA-0002459 OPEN 2021 DE-FOA-0002459 (OPEN 2021)To obtain a copy of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) please go to the ARPA-E website at https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov. To apply to this FOA, Applicants must register with and submit application materials through ARPA-E eXCHANGE (https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov/Registration.aspx). For detailed guidance on using ARPA-E eXCHANGE, please refer to the ARPA-E eXCHANGE U… Click for more$100M ($10M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2021/04/12FTA-2021-001-LOWNO FY 2021 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Low or No Emission Vehicle Program The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the opportunity to apply for $180 million in competitive grants under the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Low or No Emission Grant Program (Low-No Program) (Federal Assistance Listing: 20.526). As required by Federal public transportation law, funds will be awarded competitively for the purchase or lease of low or no emission vehicles that use advanced tech… Click for more$180M (TBD)
DOT/Federal Transit Administration
(DOT-FTA)
2021/04/30DE-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)
2021/05/0520-562 Civic Innovation Challenge The Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC) is a research and action competition in the Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC) domain designed to build a more cohesive research-to-innovation pipeline and foster a collaborative spirit. Building on the NSF S&CC program and the extensive S&CC ecosystem, CIVIC aims to accelerate the impact of S&CC research, and deepen cooperation and information sharing ac… Click for more$11M ($1M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/05/12DE-FOA-0002462 Chemical Upcycling of Polymers The DOE SC program in Basic Energy Sciences (BES) announces its interest in receiving applications on behalf of single investigators and teams of investigators, which may involve multiple institutions, to support fundamental experimental and theoretical efforts that advance chemical upcycling of polymers and circular design of next-generation plastics. The term “plastic” describes a wide array of … Click for more$25M ($1.5M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2021/05/1221-561 Stimulating Collaborative Advances Leveraging Expertise in the Mathematical and Scientific Foundations of Deep Learning Deep learning has met with impressive empirical success that has fueled fundamental scientific discoveries and transformed numerous application domains of artificial intelligence. Our incomplete theoretical understanding of the field, however, impedes accessibility to deep learning technology by a wider range of participants. Confronting our incomplete understanding of the mechanisms underlying th… Click for more$15M ($1.2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/05/1421-564 Future Manufacturing The global manufacturing ecosystem has evolved dramatically in recent decades, driven by forces of technology and globalization and steered by the pursuit of greater efficiencies at scale. The Strategy for American Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing states that worldwide competition in manufacturing has been dominated in recent decades by the maturation, commoditization, and widespread applicati… Click for more$32.2M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/07/04PAS-FRANCE-FY2021-04 U.S. Mission to France – PAS Annual Program Statement 2021 Overview Small Grants Program The United States Embassy and Consulates in France offer small grants for outreach activities that enhance the understanding of the United States in France. Applicants must demonstrate how they intend to actively promote an understanding of the United States and how they will engage with French audiences. Program Description The U.S. Mission to France is pleased to an… Click for more$150K ($25K)
U.S. Mission to France
(DOS-FRA)
2021/08/0319-601 Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources The fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) hold much promise as sectors of the economy where we can expect to see continuous vigorous growthin the coming decades. STEM job creation is expected to outpace non-STEM job creation significantly, according to the Commerce Department, reflecting the importance of STEM knowledge to the US economy. The National Science Foundatio… Click for more$63M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/08/0319-610 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)
2021/08/0620-554 ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions The NSF ADVANCE program contributes to the National Science Foundation’s goal of a more diverse and capable science and engineering workforce.1 In this solicitation, the NSF ADVANCE program seeks to build on prior NSF ADVANCE work and other research and literature concerning gender, racial, and ethnic equity. The NSF ADVANCE program goal is to broaden the implementation of evidence-based systemic … Click for more$29M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/08/13PD-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)
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2021/02/2421-535 Smart and Connected Communities Communities in the United States (US) and around the world are entering a new era of transformation in which residents and their surrounding environments are increasingly connected through rapidly-changing intelligent technologies. This transformation offers great promise for improved wellbeing and prosperity but poses significant challenges at the complex intersection of technology and society. T… Click for more$23.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/12/08
2021/02/24DE-FOA-0002456 Research Traineeships to Broaden and Diversify Nuclear Physics The DOE SC Nuclear Physics (NP) program hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for Research Traineeships to Broaden and Diversify Nuclear Physics (TBD-NP) along with applications for related vehicles (e.g. a program support center, as described below) to provide support for program participants nationwide. This pilot program is intended to support training and research experiences… Click for more$3M ($300K)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/12/21
2021/02/2521-536 National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program The NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program seeks proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a range of STEM careers. The program is dedicated to effective training of STEM graduate students in high priority interdisciplinary or convergent research areas, through a comp… Click for more$55M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/12/08
2021/02/2620-521 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)
2020/08/17
2021/02/28N00014-19-S-F009 FY19 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Navy ROTC Cybersecurity Training Program The ONR seeks a broad range of applications for augmenting existingor developing innovative solutions that directly maintain, or cultivate adiverse, world-class STEM workforce in order to maintain the U.S. Navy andMarine Corps’ technological superiority. The goal of any proposed effort mustprovide solutions that will grow a capable and trained workforce with theskills to defend against emergent cy… Click for moreTBD ($750K)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2021/01/12
2021/03/01DOT-OST-2020-0231 Small Community Air Service Development Program PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Small Community Program was established by the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (Pub. L. No. 106-181), reauthorized by the Vision 100-Century of Aviation Reauthorization Act (Pub. L. No. 108-176), and subsequently reauthorized by the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 (Pub. L. No. 112-95) as amended, the Disaster Tax Relief and A… Click for more$18M ($18M)
69A345 Office of the Under Secretary for Policy
(DOT-DOT X-50)
2021/01/26
2021/03/0121-528 Campus Cyberinfrastructure The Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) program invests in coordinated campus-level networking and cyberinfrastructure improvements, innovation, integration, and engineering for science applications and distributed research projects. Learning and workforce development (LWD) in cyberinfrastructure is explicitly addressed in the program. Science-driven requirements are the primary motivation for any pr… Click for more$15M ($1M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/26
2021/03/01DE-FOA-0002404 Advanced Processing of Rare Earth Elements and Critical Minerals for Industrial and Manufacturing Applications This Funding Opportunity Announcement seeks research and development projects that will focus on innovative midstream processing technologies for the purification, recovery, individual separation and reduction to metals of high purity rare earth elements and other critical minerals from coal, coal by-products or alternate non-coal-based feedstock materials. The innovative midstream separation, pur… Click for more$1.2M ($150K)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/01/26
2021/03/01DE-FOA-0002466 Request for Information (RFI) DE-FOA-00002466: Plastics Innovation Challenge (PIC) Draft Roadmap The purpose of this RFI is to solicit feedback from interested individuals and entities, such as industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders on the Plastics Innovation Challenge (PIC) Draft Roadmap. This will help to to ensure the Plastics PIC is optimally positioned to address opportunities and challenges for the development and deployment of technologie… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2021/01/26
2021/03/01PD-21-7412 Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education The National Science Foundation’s (NSF’s) Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) in the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) acknowledges the need to expand and chronicle educational change efforts across the nation. To this end, DUE invites proposals to study the impact of the Vision and Change (V&C) movement in Undergraduate Biology Education. Specifically, this program seeks t… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/24
2021/03/02DE-FOA-0002431 Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DOE ESPCoR) Implementation Grants The DOE Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DOE EPSCoR) hereby announces its interest in receiving new and renewal applications from eligible jurisdictions for Implementation Grants. Grants awarded under this program are intended to improve research capability through the support of a group of scientists and engineers, including graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, worki… Click for more$24M ($2.5M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/11/09
2021/03/0221-515 EarthCube EarthCube is a community-driven activity sponsored through a partnership between the NSF Directorate for Geosciences (GEO)and theOffice of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC) within the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE)to transformresearch inthe academic geosciences community. EarthCube aims to create a well-connected and facile environment to share data and knowle… Click for more$10M ($1.8M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/12/21
2021/03/02DE-FOA-0002403 Engineering-Scale Testing and Validation of Algae-Based Technologies and Bioproducts This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) seeks novel research and development of algae-based technology to utilize anthropogenic CO2 as a feedstock. Technologies that convert CO2 must show a net decrease in CO2 emissions through life cycle analysis, show a potential to generate a marketable product, and show that the product displays beneficial aspects when compared to commercially available pr… Click for more$8M ($2M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/01/26
2021/03/0221-525 Transport Phenomena Research at the International Space Station to Benefit Life on Earth The Division of Chemical, Bioengineering and Environmental Transport (CBET) in the Engineering Directorate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) is partnering with The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) to solicit research projects in the general field of fluid dynamics, particulate and multiphase processes, combustion and fire systems,thermal transport processes, and nanosc… Click for more$3.6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/24
2021/03/03DE-FOA-0002206 Connected Communities Amendment 000002: The purposes of this modification were to: Remove the down select language under section II.A.i. Award Information, Estimated Funding on page 20; Clarify language around the Open Source Software Distribution Plan on page 46 to make it encouraged but not required; Replace Appendix H – Project Evaluation. Amendment 000001: The purpose of this modification was to add Section I.C.: T… Click for more$65M ($7M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/11/24
2021/03/0321-538 Ocean Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships The Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) offers postdoctoral research fellowships (PRF) to provide opportunities for scientists early in their careers to work within and across traditional disciplinary lines, develop partnerships, and avail themselves of unique research resources, sites and facilities. The fellowship program is intended toprovide beginning investigators of significant potential with e… Click for more$4M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/22
2021/03/0521-524 Navigating the New Arctic In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering. The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering leadership by bringing together diverse disciplinary perspectives t… Click for more$30M ($10M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/24
2021/03/05DE-FOA-0002402 BENCH SCALE TESTING OF DIRECT AIR CAPTURE COMPONENTS (TRL 3) AND INITIAL ENGINEERING DESIGN FOR CARBON CAPTURE, UTILIZATION AND STORAGE SYSTEMS FROM AIR (TRL 6) This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is specifically focused on developing lower cost, scalable technologies for CO2 capture from air. There are two areas of interest (AOI):AOI-1. Bench-Scale Testing of Structured Material Systems or Component Designs at Technology Readiness Level (TRL 3) for Optimized direct air capture. The objective of the AOI-1 bench-scale Research & Development (R&D) e… Click for more$15M ($3.1M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/01/26
2021/03/0521-539 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 & 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 the SWIFT program, now in its second year, is its focus on … Click for more$12M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/12/08
2021/03/0521-542 Build and Broaden 2.0: Enhancing Social, Behavioral and Economic Science Research and Capacity at Minority-Serving Institutions Build and Broaden 2.0 (B2 2.0) encourages research collaborations between scholars at minority-serving institutions (MSIs) and scholars in other institutions or organizations. Growing the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce is a national priority. National forecasts of the impending shortage of science and engineering skills and essential research workforce underscor… Click for more$5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/12/08
2021/03/05DE-FOA-0002401 Emerging CO2 Storage Technologies: Avoiding Felt Seismicity and Fluid Migration Through the Caprock DE-FOA-00002401: Emerging CO2 Storage Technologies: Avoiding Felt Seismicity and Fluid Migration Through the Caprock Modification 2 – The purpose of this modification is to change the Submission Deadline for Full Applications, Expected Date for Selection Notification, and Expected Date for Award (see Funding Opportunity Cover Page). The intent of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to facilit… Click for moreTBD ($1.2M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/02/22
2021/03/05N00014-21-S-SN07 2021 London Tech Bridge Research Opportunity The London Tech Bridge is a joint U.S. Department of the Navy and U.K. Royal Navy partnership for innovation, development, and acquisition. This notice announces the first in the London Tech Bridge Pathfinder Challenge Series – APEX Undersea Challenge and describes new funding to be awarded under the authority of N00014-21-S-B001, Long Range Broad Agency Announcement for Navy and Marine Corps Scie… Click for moreTBD ($70K)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2021/02/22
2021/03/08DE-FOA-0002446 Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office (HFTO) FY 2021 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office (HFTO) FY 2021 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)The HFTO FY21 FOA will build upon the FY19 H2@Scale and FY20 H2@Scale New Markets FOAs by enhancing the performance and durability and reducing cost of heavy duty (HD) fuel cell components, expanding hydrogen production via high-temperature electrolysis and biological-based waste conversion technologies… Click for more$33.5M ($5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2021/02/08
2021/03/08DE-FOA-0002440 Nuclear Data Interagency Working Group (NDIAWG) Research Program The DOE SC program in Nuclear Physics (NP), the DOE SC Isotopes Program (IP), and the DOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Research and Development (NA-22) hereby announce their interest in receiving applications to the Nuclear Data InterAgency Working Group / Research program for research projects intended to answer nuclear data questions … Click for more$12M ($1M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/12/08
2021/03/08DE-FOA-0002400 Fossil Energy Based Prodcution, Storage, Transport and Utilization of Hydrogen Approaching Net-Zero or Net-Negative Carbon Emissions Modification 000004 – The purpose of this modification is to extend the closing date to March 8, 2021. This FOA will develop technologies to reinvigorate the use of the United States’ vast fossil-fuel resources and power infrastructure for net-zero carbon energy and commodity production through the production, transport, storage, and utilization of fossil-based hydrogen with zero or negative carbo… Click for moreTBD ($7M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/02/22
2021/03/15693JK321NF0002 Pipeline Safety Research Competitive Academic Agreement Program (CAAP) Pipeline Safety Research Competitive Academic Agreement Program (CAAP)$2M ($1M)
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Admin
(DOT-PHMSA)
2021/02/22
2021/03/15DE-FOA-0002468 RFI – Stationary Hydrogen Storage Technology Development Request for Information – Stationary Hydrogen Storage Technology Development The purpose of this modification is to revise the due date for responses to March 15, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. ET. This is a Request for Information (RFI) only. This RFI is not requesting applications for financial assistance. The purpose of this RFI is solely to solicit input for ARPA-E consideration to inform the possible form… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2021/02/22
2021/03/1621-543 Integrative Research in Biology This solicitation invites submission of collaborative proposals that tackle bold questions in biology and require an integrated approach to make substantive progress. Integrative biological research spans subdisciplines and incorporates cutting-edge methods, tools, and concepts from each to produce groundbreaking biological discovery. The research should be synergistic and produce novel, holistic … Click for more$20M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/12/08
2021/03/1621-540 Molecular Foundations for Biotechnology This initiative calls for fundamentally new approaches in chemistry to drive new directions in biotechnology, an important Industry of the Future (IotF). Collaborative high risk/high reward projects are sought; the research must involve innovative chemistry. A multi-year campaign is envisioned (contingent on availability of funding), targeting broad annual themes.This year’s solicitation calls for… Click for more$6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/12
2021/03/172021-NIST-MEP-STATE-PARTNERSHIP-01 Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) State Partnership Support Program The NIST Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP) is seeking applications from eligible applicants to provide in-depth collaborative support in developing and advancing collaborative relationships between the NIST/MEP, MEP Centers, States and other stakeholders. This effort will help the MEP National Network to align programs and support systems to improve the competitiveness of the… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Institute of Standards and Technology
(DOC-NIST)
2021/02/08
2021/03/18USAFA-BAA-2021-CALL-0001 Developing Novel Engineering Design Methodologies for the Classroom, the Department of Defense, and Industry BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT USAFA-BAA-2021 Research Interests of the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) TWO-STEP CALL ANNOUNCEMENT (CALL) 0001 FEDERAL AGENCY NAME: United States Air Force Academy, Department of Mechanical Engineering BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT TITLE: Research Interests of the United States Air Force Academy BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: USAFA-BAA-2021 BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEME… Click for moreTBD ($1.1M)
Air Force Academy
(DOD-USAFA)
2021/02/22
2021/03/19NSFHP-21-INFRA21 INFRA Grants The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) is seeking applicants for the FY 2021 round of the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program to fund transportation projects of national and regional significance that result in good-paying jobs, improve safety, apply transformative technology, and explicitly address climate change and racial equity. The funding availabl… Click for more$889M ($800.1M)
69A345 Office of the Under Secretary for Policy
(DOT-DOT X-50)
2021/02/22
2021/03/2321-548 Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier: Core Research In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (seehttps://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering l… Click for more$45M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/12
2021/03/232021-NIST-GMSE-01 Graduate Student Measurement Science and Engineering (GMSE) Fellowship Program The NIST’s Graduate Student Measurement Science and Engineering (GMSE) Fellowship Program is seeking applications from eligible applicants for activities to provide master’s and doctoral-level graduate students with opportunities and financial assistance to obtain laboratory experiences within the NIST laboratories in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The rec… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Institute of Standards and Technology
(DOC-NIST)
2021/02/08
2021/03/2480HQTR21NOA01-21ECF-B1 EARLY CAREER FACULTY (ECF) The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Headquarters has released a solicitation, titled Early Career Faculty (ECF), as an appendix to the Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) umbrella NASA Research Announcement (NRA) titled “Space Technology Research, Development, Demonstration, and Infusion 2021 (SpaceTech-REDDI-2021), on February 4, 2021. The solicitation is available by… Click for moreTBD ($600K)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
(NASA)
2021/02/08
2021/03/25DE-FOA-0002393 Bioimaging Research to Develop Imaging Instrumentation and Approaches The DOE SC Biological and Environmental Research (BER) Bioimaging Research program seeks to create a versatile “tool box” for imaging biological processes occurring within and among cells in living plants and microorganisms that may advance understanding in DOE’s energy and environmental missions. The program hereby announces its interest in receiving applications to support fundamental research t… Click for more$15M ($2.2M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/11/24
2021/03/26N00014-21-S-F001 FY21 Young Investigator Program The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is interested in receiving proposals for its Young Investigator Program (YIP). ONR’s Young Investigator Program seeks to identify and support academic scientists and engineers who are in their first or second full-time tenure-track or tenure-track-equivalent academic appointment, who have received their PhD or equivalent degree on or after 01 January 2013, and wh… Click for more$14M ($510K)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2021/02/22
2021/03/3120-526 NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program A well-educated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce isa significant contributorto maintaining the competitiveness of the U.S. in the global economy. The National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) program addresses the need for a high quality STEM workforce in STEM disciplines supported by the program a… Click for more$95M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/05/11
2021/03/31FOA-AFRL-AFOSR-2021-0001 Center of Excellence (COE) Radiation Effect in Electronic Materials, Circuits, Devices, and Systems The USAF’s Space Enterprise vision, where autonomy and decision-making are pushed ever closer to space-based assets, and where unprecedented computational performance is expected on-station, is bringing to the fore new sets of technologies. Examples of emerging materials and the capabilities they will engender include:· Wide- and ultrawide-bandgap (WG/UWG) semiconductors, with the possibility… Click for more$5M ($1M)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
(DOD-AFOSR)
2020/12/08
2021/03/31DOTBAB202012 Regional Infrastructure Accelerators Section 1441 of the FAST Act authorized the establishment of the Regional Infrastructure Accelerators (RIA) demonstration program to assist entities in developing improved infrastructure priorities and financing strategies for the accelerated delivery of a project that is eligible for funding under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 1998 (TIFIA) program under Chapter 6… Click for more$5M ($2M)
69A345 Office of the Under Secretary for Policy
(DOT-DOT X-50)
2021/01/12
2021/03/31N00173-19-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)
2021/01/12
2021/04/05DE-FOA-0002437 Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) Fiscal Year 2021 Systems Integration and Hardware Incubator Funding Program Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) Fiscal Year 2021 Systems Integration and Hardware Incubator Funding Program Modification 000003: Remove Implementation of Executive Order 13950, Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.TBD ($25M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2021/02/08
2021/04/06DE-FOA-0002459 OPEN 2021 DE-FOA-0002459 (OPEN 2021)To obtain a copy of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) please go to the ARPA-E website at https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov. To apply to this FOA, Applicants must register with and submit application materials through ARPA-E eXCHANGE (https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov/Registration.aspx). For detailed guidance on using ARPA-E eXCHANGE, please refer to the ARPA-E eXCHANGE U… Click for more$100M ($10M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2021/02/22
2021/04/06DE-FOA-0002448 SYSTEMS BIOLOGY OF BIOENERGY-RELEVANT MICROBES TO ENABLE PRODUCTION OF NEXT-GENERATION BIOFUELS AND BIOPRODUCTS The DOE SC program in Biological and Environmental Research (BER) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for research within the Biological Systems Science Division’s (BSSD) Genomic Science Program (GSP) (http://genomicscience.energy.gov) mission-space. This FOA solicits applications for: a) research to advance the development of promising new model organisms, microbial functional… Click for more$9M ($500K)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/12/08
2021/04/0721-550 NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program The main goal of the S-STEM program is to enable low-income, talented domestic students to pursue successful careers in promising STEM fields. Ultimately, the S-STEM program wants to increase the number of low-income students who graduate and contribute to the American innovation economy with their STEM knowledge. Recognizing that financial aid alone cannot increase retention and graduation in STE… Click for more$115M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/26
2021/04/07DE-FOA-0002423 FY21 Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) Feedstock Technologies and Algae FOA Amendment 000003: The purposes of this modification are to extend the submission deadline for Concept Papers to 2/3/2021 at 5PM ET, submission deadlines for full applications to 4/7/2021 at 5pm ET, expected submission deadline for replies to reviewer comments to 5/21/2021 at 5pm ET, expected date for EERE selection notifications to 7/30/2021, and expected timeframe for award negotiations to be Aug… Click for more$35M ($3.5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2021/02/08
2021/04/07DE-FOA-0002420 Vehicle Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2021 Research Funding Opportunity Announcement The purpose of this amendment is to change the submission method for applications from EPIC to EERE Exchange due to technical issues with EPIC, extend the due date for concept paper submissions and to delete the term relating to Executive Order 13950. Link to Additional Information: https://epicweb.ee.doe.gov. Please note that EERE is moving all applications to this announcement to EERE Exchange: … Click for moreTBD ($5.6M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/01/26
2021/04/12FTA-2021-001-LOWNO FY 2021 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Low or No Emission Vehicle Program The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the opportunity to apply for $180 million in competitive grants under the fiscal year (FY) 2021 Low or No Emission Grant Program (Low-No Program) (Federal Assistance Listing: 20.526). As required by Federal public transportation law, funds will be awarded competitively for the purchase or lease of low or no emission vehicles that use advanced tech… Click for more$180M (TBD)
DOT/Federal Transit Administration
(DOT-FTA)
2021/02/22
2021/04/1320-543 EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 4: EPSCoR Research Fellows The Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is designed to fulfill the mandate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to promote scientific progress nationwide. EPSCoR jurisdictions that are eligible for RIIcompetitions are listed in the RII Eligibility table, which can be found here. Through this program, NSF establishes partnerships with government, higher education, and… Click for more$8M ($300K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/05/26
2021/04/14DE-FOA-0002363 Notice of Opportunity for Technical Assistance (NOTA): Improving Hydropower’s Value through Informed Decision Making Modification 000002 Notice of Opportunity for Technical Assistance (NOTA): Improving Hydropower’s Value through Informed Decision Making The purpose of this modification is to revise the Submission Deadline for the Concept Paper, Expected Date for Concept Paper Encourage/Discourage Notifications, Full Applications, Expected Date for Full Application Reviewer Comments, and Submission Deadline for R… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/12/21
2021/04/142021-NIST-SBIR-01 FY 2021 NIST Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Phase I The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) invites small businesses to submit Phase I research applications under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Science and technology-based firms with strong research capabilities in any of the areas listed in Section 9.0 of this NOFO are encouraged to participate. Applications must sufficiently identify and clearly address a specific NI… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Institute of Standards and Technology
(DOC-NIST)
2021/01/26
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
2021/04/19HQ0034-21-S-F001 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the National Defense Education Program (NDEP) for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), and Biotechnology Education, Outreach, and Workforce Initiative Programs and Enhanced Civics Education 1/15/21 – Amendment 01 to the FOA is being posted to provide answers to industry questions. The Q&A is embedded in the FOA document. The White Paper due date is changed to 1/29/2021 (from 1/25/2021) at 11:59pm EST.12/14/20 – Adding Link to the Full FOA Package for convenience:https://apply07.grants.gov/apply/opportunities/instructions/PKG00264446-instructions.pdfThe Department of Defense (DoD) Nat… Click for moreTBD ($6M)
Department of Defense
(DOD)
2021/01/26
2021/04/2321-505 Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-1 In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (seehttps://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering l… Click for more$80M ($20M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/12/08
2021/04/23DE-FOA-0002349 Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0002252 The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Advanced Manufacturing Office, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “FY20 Advanced Manufacturing Multi-topic FOA”. This FOA supports the achievement of AMO’s goals of enhanced productivity through innovation by focusing in three main areas: 1) next-generation manufacturing for advancing proc… Click for more$63.9M ($5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/05/11
2021/04/2620-614 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 rolein helping ENG focus on important emerging areas in a timely manner. This solicitation is a funding opportunity for interdisciplinaryteams of researchers to embark on rapidly advancing frontiers of fundamental engineering research. For this solicitation, we willconsid… Click for more$30M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/12/21
2021/04/2621-557 EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Track 4: EPSCoR Research Fellows The Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is designed to fulfill the mandate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to promote scientific progress nationwide. EPSCoR jurisdictions that are eligible for RII competitions are listed in the RII Eligibility table, which can be found here. Through this program, NSF establishes partnerships with government, higher education, an… Click for more$11M ($300K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/26
2021/04/30DE-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)
2021/02/22
2021/04/3020-517 Environmental Convergence Opportunities in Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems Creating solutions to pressing environmental and sustainability challenges will require input and imaginative approaches from various fields, perspectives, and disciplines. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM), in their report “Environmental Engineering for the 21st Century: Addressing Grand Challenges,” identified five critical challenges we must address as a socie… Click for more$8.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/05/26
2021/05/0321-559 National Robotics Initiative 3.0: Innovations in Integration of Robotics (NRI-3.0) The National Robotics Initiative 3.0: Innovations in Integration of Robotics (NRI-3.0) program builds upon the preceding National Robotics Initiative (NRI) programs to support fundamental research in the United States that will advance the science of robot integration.The program supports research that promotes integration of robots to the benefit of humansincludinghuman safety and human independe… Click for more$14.1M ($1.5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/08
2021/05/0321-521 Addressing Systems Challenges through Engineering Teams The Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems (ECCS) Division supports enabling and transformative research that fuels progress in engineering applications with high societal impacts. ECCS programs encompass novel electronic, photonic, and magnetic devices; communication systems, novel integrated circuits, antennas, sensors; machine learning, control, and networks, to name a few. The fundamenta… Click for more$6.5M ($1.5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/08
2021/05/05DE-FOA-0002237 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Number DE-FOA-0002237: “Offshore Wind Energy Environmental Research and Instrumentation Validation” Amendment 000001: The purpose of this modification is to make the following changes to Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Number DE-FOA-0002237: “Offshore Wind Energy Environmental Research and Instrumentation Validation”: 1) Delete references to EERE Program Information Center (EPIC) and replace with references to EERE Exchange. (All submissions shall be submitted to through the EERE Exchange… Click for more$14.5M ($7.5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2021/02/08
2021/05/0520-562 Civic Innovation Challenge The Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC) is a research and action competition in the Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC) domain designed to build a more cohesive research-to-innovation pipeline and foster a collaborative spirit. Building on the NSF S&CC program and the extensive S&CC ecosystem, CIVIC aims to accelerate the impact of S&CC research, and deepen cooperation and information sharing ac… Click for more$11M ($1M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/22
2021/05/0720-553 Gen-4 Engineering Research Centers The ERC program supports convergent research that will lead to strong societal impact. Each ERC has interacting foundational components that go beyond the research project, including engineering workforce development at all participant stages, a culture of diversity and inclusion where all participants gain mutual benefit, and value creation within an innovation ecosystem that will outlast the lif… Click for more$130M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/07/07
2021/05/0721-527 Environmental Convergence Opportunities in Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems Creating effective solutions to our most pressing environmental and sustainability challenges requires imaginative thinking – the kind that evolves when researchers from disparate fields, expertise, or perspectives fully immerse themselves in work toward a common goal. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM), in their report “Environmental Engineering for the 21st Cent… Click for more$8.5M ($1.7M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/24
2021/05/11PD-20-1260 Mathematical Sciences Infrastructure Program The primary aim of the Mathematical Sciences Infrastructure Program is to foster the continuing health of the mathematical sciences research community as a whole. In addition,the program complements the Workforce Program in the Mathematical Sciences in its goal to increase the number of well-prepared U.S. based individuals who successfully pursue careers in the mathematical sciences and in other p… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/12
2021/05/12DE-FOA-0002462 Chemical Upcycling of Polymers The DOE SC program in Basic Energy Sciences (BES) announces its interest in receiving applications on behalf of single investigators and teams of investigators, which may involve multiple institutions, to support fundamental experimental and theoretical efforts that advance chemical upcycling of polymers and circular design of next-generation plastics. The term “plastic” describes a wide array of … Click for more$25M ($1.5M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2021/02/22
2021/05/1221-561 Stimulating Collaborative Advances Leveraging Expertise in the Mathematical and Scientific Foundations of Deep Learning Deep learning has met with impressive empirical success that has fueled fundamental scientific discoveries and transformed numerous application domains of artificial intelligence. Our incomplete theoretical understanding of the field, however, impedes accessibility to deep learning technology by a wider range of participants. Confronting our incomplete understanding of the mechanisms underlying th… Click for more$15M ($1.2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/22
2021/05/1421-564 Future Manufacturing The global manufacturing ecosystem has evolved dramatically in recent decades, driven by forces of technology and globalization and steered by the pursuit of greater efficiencies at scale. The Strategy for American Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing states that worldwide competition in manufacturing has been dominated in recent decades by the maturation, commoditization, and widespread applicati… Click for more$32.2M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/22
2021/05/1720-565 NSF Convergence Accelerator Phase I and II The goals of NSF’s convergence accelerator effort are to support and accelerate use-inspired convergence research in areas of national importance within particular topics (tracks).NSF Convergence Accelerator tracks can be related toIndustries of the Future (IotF),NSF’s Big Ideas, or other topics, that may not relate directly to an IotF or Big Idea, however, they must have the potential for signifi… Click for more$30M ($1M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/03
2021/05/1720-597 Arctic Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (Arctic DDRIG) Arctic Social Sciences, Arctic System Sciences, and Arctic Observing Network The National Science Foundation (NSF) invites investigators at U.S. organizations to submit proposals for Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (DDRIGs) to the Arctic Sciences Section, Office of Polar Programs (OPP) to conduct dissertation-level research about and related to the Arctic region. The Programs that are currently accepting DDRIG proposals are the Arctic Social Sciences (ASS… Click for more$1.2M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/12
2021/05/1821-532 Reproducible Cells and Organoids via Directed- Differentiation Encoding The National Science Foundation (NSF) Divisions of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental and Transport Systems (CBET), Integrative and Organismal Systems (IOS), Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB), and Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) seek proposals that elucidate mechanisms of, and develop strategies to, direct the differentiation of undifferentiated cells into mature… Click for more$10.6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/24
2021/05/31DARPA-RA-21-02 I2O PostDoc Fellowship ***NOTE — REQUIRED TECHNICAL VOLUME DUE DATES (Stage 1a, 1b and 1c) *** o Stage 1a Required Technical Volume I Due Date: December 14, 2020, 4:00 p.m. o Stage 1b Required Technical Volume I Due Date: February 1, 2021, 4:00 p.m. o Stage 1c Required Technical Volume I Due Date: March 1, 2021, 4:00 p.m. o Stage 2a Full Proposal Due Date: April 5, 2021, 4:00 p.m. o Stage 2b Full Proposal Due Date: May… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Information Innovation Office
(DOD-DARPA-I2O)
2021/02/08
2021/06/0114-585 Research Training Groups in the Mathematical Sciences The long-range goal of the Research Training Groups in the Mathematical Sciences (RTG) program is to strengthen the nation’s scientific competitiveness by increasing the number of well-prepared U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents who pursue careers in the mathematical sciences. The RTG program supports efforts to improve research training by involving undergraduate students, graduate… Click for more$10M ($500K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/07/07
2021/06/0120-608 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, be they in academia, government, or industry. The RTG program supports efforts to improve research training… Click for more$10M ($500K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/14
2021/06/0120-590 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 retention referenced in the 2005 LSAMP program evaluation.1 Theoverall goal of the program is to assist universities and collegesin diversifying the nation’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce by increasing th… Click for more$10M ($3.5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/12/08
2021/06/03N66001-20-S-4702 C4ISR, Information Operations, Cyberspace Operations and Information Technology System Research The Naval Information Warfare Center, Pacific (NIWC Pacific) is soliciting white papers and proposals in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.102(d)(2), FAR 35.016 and Department of Defense Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGARS) 22.315(a) which provides for competitive selection of basic research, applied research, advanced technology development, and advanced component develo… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific
(DOD-ONR-NIWCPAC)
2020/06/22
2021/06/0920-570 Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program Program Mission: The IUCRC program catalyzes breakthrough pre-competitive research by enabling close and sustained engagement between industry innovators, world-class academic teams, and government agencies. IUCRCs help industry partners and government agencies connect directly and efficiently with university researchers to achieve three primary objectives:1) Conduct high-impact research to meet s… Click for more$20.5M ($150K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/26
2021/06/11HR001120S0048 Defense Sciences Office Office-wide 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.TBD (TBD)
DARPA – Defense Sciences Office
(DOD-DARPA-DSO)
2020/06/22
2021/06/1421-553 Enabling Quantum Leap: Quantum Interconnect Challenges for Transformational Advances in Quantum Systems In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (see https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering … Click for more$25M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/26
2021/06/1621-555 Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Coordination Ecosystem: Services & Support The national research cyberinfrastructure (CI) ecosystem is essential to computational- and data-intensive research across all of 21st-century science and engineering (S&E), driven by rapid advances in a wide range of technologies; increasing volumes of highly heterogeneous data; and escalating demand by the research community. Research CI is a key catalyst for discovery and innovation and plays a… Click for more$57.5M ($20M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/26
2021/06/1621-556 Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Coordination Ecosystem: Services & Support – Coordination Office The national research cyberinfrastructure (CI) ecosystem is essential to computational- and data-intensive research across all of 21st-century science and engineering (S&E), driven by rapid advances in a wide range of technologies; increasing volumes of highly heterogeneous data; and escalating demand by the research community. Research CI is a key catalyst for discovery and innovation and plays a… Click for more$5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/26
2021/07/04PAS-FRANCE-FY2021-04 U.S. Mission to France – PAS Annual Program Statement 2021 Overview Small Grants Program The United States Embassy and Consulates in France offer small grants for outreach activities that enhance the understanding of the United States in France. Applicants must demonstrate how they intend to actively promote an understanding of the United States and how they will engage with French audiences. Program Description The U.S. Mission to France is pleased to an… Click for more$150K ($25K)
U.S. Mission to France
(DOS-FRA)
2021/02/22
2021/07/14PD-19-127Y Science of Learning and Augmented Intelligence (SL) Science of Learning and Augmented Intelligence (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. The program su… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/08
2021/07/15PD-08-1698 Developmental Sciences DS supports basic research that increases our understanding of cognitive, linguistic, social, cultural, and biological processes related to human development across the lifespan. Research supported by this program will add to our knowledge of the underlying developmental processes that support social, cognitive, and behavioral functioning, thereby illuminating ways for individuals to live producti… Click for more$6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/08
2021/07/2620-525 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)
2020/08/31
2021/08/0319-601 Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources The fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) hold much promise as sectors of the economy where we can expect to see continuous vigorous growthin the coming decades. STEM job creation is expected to outpace non-STEM job creation significantly, according to the Commerce Department, reflecting the importance of STEM knowledge to the US economy. The National Science Foundatio… Click for more$63M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/22
2021/08/0319-610 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)
2021/02/22
2021/08/0620-554 ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions The NSF ADVANCE program contributes to the National Science Foundation’s goal of a more diverse and capable science and engineering workforce.1 In this solicitation, the NSF ADVANCE program seeks to build on prior NSF ADVANCE work and other research and literature concerning gender, racial, and ethnic equity. The NSF ADVANCE program goal is to broaden the implementation of evidence-based systemic … Click for more$29M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/22
2021/08/1319-583 Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers ITEST is an applied research and development (R&D) program providing direct student learning opportunities in pre-kindergarten through high school (PreK-12). The learning opportunities are based on innovative use of technology to strengthen knowledge and interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and information and communication technology (ICT) careers. To achieve this … Click for more$30M ($4M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/12
2021/08/13PD-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)
2021/02/22
2021/08/16PD-19-118Y Security and Preparedness The Security and Preparedness (SAP) Programsupports basic scientific research that advances knowledge and understanding of issues broadly related to global and national security. Research proposals are evaluated on the criteria of intellectual merit and broader impacts; the proposed projects are expected to be theoretically motivated, conceptually precise, methodologically rigorous, and empiricall… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/08
2021/08/16PD-19-120Y Accountable Institutions and Behavior The Accountable Institutions and Behavior (AIB) Program supports basicscientific research that advances knowledge and understanding of issues broadly related to attitudes, behavior, and institutions connected to public policy and the provision of public services.Research proposals are expected to be theoretically motivated, conceptually precise, methodologically rigorous, and empirically oriented…. Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/08
2021/08/1720-547 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)
2021/02/08
2021/08/2519-582 Research Experiences for Undergraduates The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program. This solicitation features two mechanisms for support of … Click for more$76.4M ($500K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/14
2021/08/2520-529 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)
2021/02/22
2021/08/2619-575 Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics The Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics (MMS) Program is an interdisciplinary program in the Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences that supports the development of innovative analytical and statistical methods and models for those sciences. MMS seeks proposals that are methodologically innovative, grounded in theory, and have potential utility for multiple fields within th… Click for more$3.8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/08
2021/08/3117-541 Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program The National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program seeks to encourage talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors and professionals to become K-12 mathematics and science (including engineering and computer science) teachers. The program invites creative and innovative proposals that address the critical need for recruiting and preparing highly ef… Click for more$58M ($3.2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/14
2021/09/06PD-18-7334 Mathematical Biology The Mathematical Biology Program supports research in areas of applied and computationalmathematics with relevance to the biological sciences. Successful proposals are mathematically innovative and address challenging problems of interest to members of the biological community. Some projects of interest to the Mathematical Biology Program may include development of mathematical concepts and tools … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/28
2021/09/0818-565 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)
2020/09/28
2021/09/0920-567 Coastlines and People Hubs for Research and Broadening Participation Scientific research into complex coastal systems and the interplay with coastal hazards is vital for predicting, responding to and mitigating threats in these regions. Understanding the risks associated with coastal hazards requires a holistic Earth Systems approach that integrates improved understanding of and, where possible, predictions about natural, social, and technological processes with ef… Click for more$29.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/09
2021/09/1521-549 Center for Advancement and Synthesis of Open Environmental Data and Sciences NSF seeks to establish a Center fueled by open and freely available biological and other environmental data to catalyze novel scientific questions in environmental biology through the use of data-intensive approaches, team science and research networks, and training in the accession, management, analysis, visualization, and synthesis of large data sets. The Center will provide vision for speeding … Click for more$20M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/22
2021/09/1520-584 Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science NSF’s Directorate for Engineering (ENG) and the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) have joined to support the Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science program. This program supports active long-term collaborative partnerships between K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, Computer and Information Science, and Mathematics (STEM… Click for more$5.8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/13
2021/09/15PD-20-8069 Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences The CDS&E-MSS program accepts proposals that engage with the mathematical and statistical challenges presented by (1) the ever-expanding role of computational experimentation, modeling, and simulation on the one hand, and (2) the explosion in production and analysis of digital data from experimental and observational sources on the other. The goal of the program is to promote the creation and deve… Click for more$5M ($1M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/28
2021/09/2021-537 Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-2 In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (see https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering … Click for more$200M ($100M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/26
2021/09/2020-593 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)
2020/11/24
2021/09/27PD-18-1263 Probability The Probability Program supports research on the theory and applications of probability. Subfields include discrete probability, stochastic processes, limit theory, interacting particle systems, stochastic differential and partial differential equations, and Markov processes. Research in probability which involves applications to other areas of science and engineering is especially encouraged. Con… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/13
2021/09/2820-598 International Research Experiences for Students The International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program supports international research and research-related activities for U.S. science and engineering students. The IRES program contributes to development of a diverse, globally engaged workforce with world-class skills. IRES focuses on active research participation by undergraduate and/or graduate students in high quality internationa… Click for more$10M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/24
2021/09/3020-591 Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE): Core Programs The NSF CISE Directorate supports research and education projects that develop new knowledge in all aspects of computing, communications, and information science and engineering, as well as advanced cyberinfrastructure, through the following core programs: Division of Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): Algorithmic Foundations (AF) program; Communications and Information Foundations (CI… Click for more$280M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/24
2021/09/3020-577 Division of Chemistry: Disciplinary Research Programs This solicitation applies to nine CHE Disciplinary Chemistry Research Programs: Chemical Catalysis (CAT); Chemical Measurement and Imaging (CMI); Chemical Structure, Dynamics and Mechanisms-A (CSDM-A); Chemical Structure Dynamics and Mechanisms-B (CSDM-B); Chemical Synthesis (SYN); Chemical Theory, Models and Computational Methods (CTMC); Chemistry of Life Processes (CLP); Environmental Chemical S… Click for more$150M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/24
2021/09/3021-500 Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace In today’s increasingly networked, distributed, and asynchronous world, cybersecurity involves hardware, software, networks, data, people, and integration with the physical world. Society’s overwhelming reliance on this complex cyberspace, however, has exposed its fragility and vulnerabilities that defy existing cyber-defense measures; corporations, agencies, national infrastructure and individual… Click for more$69M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/08
2021/09/30DE-FOA-0002414 FY 2021 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program The Office of Science (SC) of the Department of Energy (DOE) hereby announces its continuing interest in receiving grant applications for support of work in the following program areas: Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Basic Energy Sciences, Biological and Environmental Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics, Nuclear Physics, Isotope R&D and Production, and Accelerator R&D an… Click for moreTBD ($5M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/11/09
2021/09/30N00014-21-S-B001 FY2021 Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology The Office of Naval Research (ONR), ONR Global, and Marine Corps Warfighting Lab (MCWL) are interested in receiving proposals for Long-Range S&T Projects which offer potential for advancement and improvement of Navy and Marine Corps operations. Readers should note that this is an announcement to declare ONR, ONRG and MCWLs broad role in competitive funding of meritorious research across a spectrum… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2021/01/12
2021/10/0620-572 Discovery Research PreK-12 The Discovery Research PreK-12 program (DRK-12) seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science (STEM) by preK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of STEM education innovations and approaches. Projects in the DRK-12 program build on fundamental research in STEM education and prior research and dev… Click for more$64M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/12
2021/10/0719-508 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)
2020/10/13
2021/10/1121-511 Accelerating Research through International Network-to-Network Collaborations The goals of the Accelerating Research through International Network-to-Network Collaborations (AccelNet) program are to accelerate the process of scientific discovery and prepare the next generation of U.S. researchers for multiteam international collaborations. The AccelNet program supports strategic linkages among U.S. research networks and complementary networks abroad that will leverage resea… Click for more$10M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/12
2021/10/1820-612 Research on Emerging Technologies for Teaching and Learning (RETTL) The purpose of theResearch on Emerging Technologiesfor Teaching and Learning (RETTL) program is to fund exploratory and synergistic research in emerging technologies (to include, but not limited to, artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and immersive or augmenting technologies) for teaching and learning in the future. The program accepts proposals that focus on learning, teaching, or a combinati… Click for more$19M ($850K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/08
2021/10/28HR001121S0010 Information Innovation Office (I2O) Office-wide This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) seeks revolutionary research ideas for topics not being addressed by ongoing I2O programs or other published solicitations. Potential proposers are highly encouraged to review the current I2O programs (http://www.darpa.mil/about-us/offices/i2o) and solicitations (http://www.darpa.mil/work-with-us/opportunities) to avoid proposing efforts that duplicate existing… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Information Innovation Office
(DOD-DARPA-I2O)
2020/11/09
2021/11/0120-589 Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs: Biomaterials (BMAT), Condensed Matter Physics (CMP), Metals and Metallic Nanostructures (MMN), Polymers (POL) 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$38M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/24
2021/11/0118-584 SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellowships The Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) offers Postdoctoral Research Fellowships to encourage independence early in the Fellow’s career through supporting his or her research and training goals. The research and training plan of each Fellowship must address important scientific questions within the scope of the SBE Directorate and the specific guidelines in this solicita… Click for more$3M ($69K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/24
2021/11/0820-506 Macrosystems Biology and NEON-Enabled Science TheMacrosystems Biology and NEON-Enabled Science (MSB-NES): Research on Biological Systems at Regional to Continental Scalesprogram will support quantitative, interdisciplinary, systems-oriented research on biosphere processes and their complex interactions with climate, land use, and changes in species distributionatregional to continental scales as well as training activities to broaden particip… Click for more$11M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/24
2021/11/0920-558 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)
2020/11/24
2021/11/1120-559 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: Targeted Infusion Projects (TIP), which provide support to achieve a short-term, well-defined goal for improving the quality of undergraduate STEM education at HBCUs. Broadening Participation Research (BPR) in STEM Education projects, which provide support for r… Click for more$55M ($9M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/24
2021/11/1518-575 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)
2020/11/24
2021/11/1518-576 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)
2020/11/24
2021/11/1519-596 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)
2020/12/08
2021/11/15PD-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)
2020/11/24
2021/11/15PD-20-1242 Plasma Physics Proposals in the area of plasma physics submitted to the Division of Physics that are not governed by another solicitation (such as CAREER), must be submitted either to the Division-wide solicitation: Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects or to the NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering solicitation. Proposals addressing multi-disciplinary topics in pla… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/24
2021/12/01PD-16-1271 Computational Mathematics Supports mathematical research in areas where computation plays a central and essential role, emphasizing analysis, development, and implementation of theoretically justified and efficient algorithms. The combination of these elements resulting in innovative computational methods is a hallmark of the program. Proposals ranging from single investigator to interdisciplinary team projects that not on… Click for more$18M ($1.2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/08
2021/12/0120-563 Cyber-Physical Systems Cyber-physical systems (CPS) are engineered systems that are built from, and depend upon, the seamless integration of computation and physical components. Advances in CPS will enable capability, adaptability, scalability, resiliency, safety, security, and usability that will expand the horizons of these critical systems. CPS technologies are transforming the way people interact with engineered sys… Click for more$17M ($7M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/12/21
2021/12/0318-509 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)
2021/02/22
2021/12/1420-580 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)
2020/12/21
2021/12/15PD-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)
2021/01/12
2021/12/3121-551 Cyber-Physical Systems Cyber-physical systems (CPS) are engineered systems that are built from, and depend upon, the seamless integration of computation and physical components. Advances in CPS will enable capability, adaptability, scalability, resiliency, safety, security, and usability that will expand the horizons of these critical systems. CPS technologies are transforming the way people interact with engineered sys… Click for more$32.4M ($7M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/12
2022/01/1715-521 Research on the Science and Technology Enterprise: Statistics and Surveys – R&D, U.S. S&T Competitiveness, STEM Education, S&T Workforce The National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) of the National Science Foundation (NSF) is one of the thirteen principal federal statistical agencies within the United States. It is responsible for the collection, acquisition, analysis, reporting and dissemination of objective, statistical data related to the science and engineering enterprise in the United States and other nat… Click for more$750K (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/26
2022/01/1919-524 Training-based Workforce Development for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure This program seeks to prepare, nurture, and grow the national scientific research workforce for creating, utilizing, and supporting advanced cyberinfrastructure (CI) to enable and potentially transform fundamental science and engineering research and contribute to the Nation’s overall economic competitiveness and security. The goals of this solicitation are to (i) ensure broad adoption of CI tools… Click for more$6M ($1M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/08
2022/01/2421-513 Principles and Practice of Scalable Systems A key focus of the design of modern computing systems is performance and scalability, particularly in light of the limits of Moore’s Law and Dennard scaling. To this end, systems are increasingly being implemented by composingheterogeneous computing componentsand continually changing memory systems as novel, performant hardware surfaces. Applications fueled by rapid stridesin machine learning, dat… Click for more$83M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/08
2022/01/2520-569 Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (see https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering … Click for more$3M ($8M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/08
2022/01/2720-610 CISE Community Research Infrastructure The Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Community Research Infrastructure (CCRI) program drives discovery and learning in the core CISE disciplines of the three participating divisions [(Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF), Computer and Network Systems (CNS), and Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS)] by funding the creation and enhancement of world-class research… Click for more$25M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/08
2022/02/0220-509 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)
2021/02/22
2022/02/0721-516 Mid-Career Advancement An academic career often does not provide the uninterrupted stretches of time necessary for acquiring and building new skills to enhance and advance one’s research program. Mid-career scientists in particular are at a critical career stage where they need to advance their research programs to ensure long-term productivity and creativity but are often constrained by service, teaching, or other acti… Click for more$18M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/22
2022/02/0719-551 GROWING CONVERGENCE RESEARCH In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas”, 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering. The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering leadership by bringing together diverse disciplinary perspectives t… Click for more$12M ($3.6M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/22
2022/03/2520-595 Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program The Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative approaches to STEM graduate education training. The program seeks proposals that explore ways forgraduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a ra… Click for more$4M ($500K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/24
2022/09/24BAA-E3-SUSTAINABLELANDSCAPES-2020 Sustainable Landscapes Broad Agency Announcement This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) seeks opportunities to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate in the research, development, piloting, and scaling of innovative interventions for reducing land-based greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and increasing long-term carbon sequestration at scale. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) invites organizations, companies, fou… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Agency for International Development
(USAID)
2021/01/26
2022/09/30DE-FOA-0001953 SOLICITATION ON TOPICS INFORMING NEW PROGRAM AREAS The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0001953. Accordingly this modification, Extended the Targeted Topic deadline for Topic S: Topology Optimization and Additive Manufacturing for Performance Enhancement of High Temperature and High Pressure Heat Exchangers (Topology) until December 1, 2020. Updated Targeted Topic Appendix S: To… Click for more$104.8M ($3.7M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/11/24
2022/09/30DE-FOA-0001954 SOLICITATION ON TOPICS INFORMING NEW PROGRAM AREAS SBIR/STTR The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0001954. Accordingly this modification, Inserted new Targeted Topic. Topic S: Topology Optimization and Additive Manufacturing for Performance Enhancement of High Temperature and High Pressure Heat Exchangers (Topology). See Table 1. Targeted Topics, Appendix S and Total Amount to be awarded … Click for moreTBD ($3.7M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/10/13
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
2025/06/17FOA20AFRLRVKE0001 Future Scholars for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Workforce Development Programs The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is seeking innovative applications for Future Scholars under Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Workforce Development Programs. AFRL intends to award multiple grants and cooperative agreements, subject to the availability of funds.This is a five year open Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) ac… Click for more$50M ($25M)
AFRL Kirtland AFB
(DOD-AFRL-AFRLDET8)
2020/08/03
2027/09/0720-01 FAA Aviation Research Grants Program The FAA hereby announces its continuing interest in receiving applications for aviation research grants and cooperative agreements to pursue the long-term growth and short-term technical needs of civil aviation, under this funding opportunity. Eligibility of applicants for the award of an aviation research grant varies depending on the nature of the proposer’s organization, as well as the characte… Click for moreTBD ($6M)
DOT – FAA Aviation Research Grants
(DOT-FAA-FAA ARG)
2020/09/14
TBD21-509 Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-initiated research projects The Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB) supports quantitative, mechanistic, predictive, and theory-driven fundamental research designed to promote understanding of complex living systems at the molecular, subcellular, and cellular levels. While recognizing the need for thorough and accurate descriptions of biological complexes and pathways, the priority of the Division is to suppo… Click for more$100M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/13
TBD21-526 Arctic Research Opportunities The National Science Foundation (NSF) invites investigators at U.S. organizations to submit proposals to the Arctic Sciences Section, Office of Polar Programs (OPP), to conduct research about the Arctic region. The goal of this solicitation is to attract research proposals that advance a fundamental, process, and/or systems-level understanding of the Arctic’s rapidly changing natural environment, … Click for more$40M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/22
TBD20-588 Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs: Ceramics (CER), Electronic and Photonic Materials (EPM), Solid State and Materials Chemistry (SSMC) 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$28M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/31
TBDPD-20-7644 Electrochemical Systems SYNOPSIS TheElectrochemical Systemsprogram is part of the Chemical Process Systems cluster, which also includes: 1) theCatalysisprogram; 2) theInterfacial Engineeringprogram; and 3) theProcess Systems, Reaction Engineering, and Molecular Thermodynamicsprogram. The goal of theElectrochemical Systemsprogram is to support fundamental engineering research that will enable innovative processes involvin… Click for more$13.1M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/28
TBD21-552 Innovation Corps Teams (I-CorpsTM* Teams) 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 goals of the NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Program, created in 2011 by NSF,are tospur translation of fundamental research to the marketplace, to encour… Click for more$12.8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/26
TBD17-594 Research Coordination Networks (RCN) The goal of the RCN program is to advance a field or create new directions in research or education by supporting groups of investigators to communicate and coordinate their research, training and educational activities across disciplinary, organizational, geographic and international boundaries. The RCN program provides opportunities to foster new collaborations,including international partnershi… Click for more$12.5M ($500K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/26
TBDPD-20-139Y Cyberinfrastructure Centers of Excellence The Nation’s advanced research cyberinfrastructure (CI) ecosystem catalyzes discovery and innovation across all areas of science and engineering (S&E) research and education. The increasingly complex and rapidly evolving S&E landscape requires an agile, integrated, robust, trustworthy, and sustainable CI ecosystem that will drive new thinking and transformative discoveries in all areas of research… Click for more$9M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/09
TBD21-547 Geomorphology and Land-use Dynamics (GLD) The GLD Program supports innovative fundamentalresearch into processes that shape and modify earth’slandscapes over a variety of length and time scales, with afocus on the Holocene. The program encourages research that quantitatively investigates the coupling and feedback among such processes, their rates, and their relative roles, especially in the contexts of variation in biologic, climatic, and… Click for more$7.6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/12/21
TBD21-508 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)
2020/10/13
TBD21-544 Long Term Research in Environmental Biology The Long Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB) Program supports the generation of extended time series of data to address important questions in evolutionary biology, ecology, and ecosystem science. Research areas include, but are not limited to, the effects of natural selection or other evolutionary processes on populations, communities, or ecosystems; the effects of interspecific intera… Click for more$6M ($600K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/12/21
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)
2020/12/21
TBDPD-18-7607 Energy, Power, Control, and Networks The Energy, Power, Control, andNetworks (EPCN) Program supports innovative research in modeling, optimization, learning, adaptation, and control of networked multi-agent systems, higher-level decision making, and dynamic resource allocation, as well as risk management in the presence of uncertainty, sub-system failures, and stochastic disturbances. EPCN also invests in novel machine learning algor… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/02/22
TBDPD-18-1517 Electronics, Photonics and Magnetic Devices TheElectronics, Photonics and Magnetic Devices (EPMD) Programsupports innovative research on novel devices based on the principles of electronics, optics and photonics, optoelectronics, magnetics, opto- and electromechanics, electromagnetics, and related physical phenomena. EPMD’s goal is to advance the frontiers of micro-, nano- and quantum-based devices operating within the electromagnetic spect… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/09
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)
2020/10/26
TBDPD-19-7479 Biomechanics and Mechanobiology The Biomechanics and Mechanobiology (BMMB) program is part of the Mechanics of Materials cluster within the Division of Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation. The BMMB program supports fundamental and transformative research that advances our understanding of engineering biomechanics and/or mechanobiology. The program emphasizes the study of biological mechanics across multiple domains, … Click for moreTBD ($400K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/12/21
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)
2020/08/31
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)
2020/12/08
TBDPD-19-9102 Critical Aspects of Sustainability Economic development and human progress have led to a proliferation of manufactured chemicals and materials made from limited resources found in nature(i.e., minerals and metals,petroleum-based productsand natural gas). Long-term sustainability requires consideration of the availability of specific natural resources, energy, and water usage. NSF continues to support efforts that seek to improve th… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/14
TBDPD-20-144Y Foundational Research in Robotics The Foundational Research in Robotics (Robotics) program supports research on robotic systems that exhibit significant levels of both computational capability and physical complexity. For the purposes of this program, a robot is defined as intelligence embodied in an engineered construct, with the ability to process information, sense, and move within or substantially alter its working environment… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/12/08
TBDUSAFA-BAA-2021 Research Interests of the United States Air Force Academy The USAFA invests in an active research program for three main reasons. First and foremost, research significantly enhances the cadet learning experience. Our research is done by, for and with cadets who work alongside fellow cadets and faculty mentors. Research provides cadets with rich independent learning opportunities as they tackle ill-defined problems and are challenged to apply their knowle… Click for moreTBD ($99M)
Air Force Academy
(DOD-USAFA)
2020/12/08
TBD2021-NIST-MEP-CAP-01 NIST MEP Competitive Awards Program NIST MEP invites applications from current MEP Centers for projects that will add capabilities to the MEP Program by achieving one or more of the criteria set forth in 15 U.S.C. 278k-1(e)(3) and may give priority during the selection process to proposals that will also address one or more of the Program Themes described in Section I. of this NOFO: Industry/Manufacturing 4.0; manufacturing workforc… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Institute of Standards and Technology
(DOC-NIST)
2021/01/12
TBD2021-NIST-MSE-01 Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs NIST is soliciting applications for financial assistance for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) within the following NIST grant programs: the Associate Director for Innovation and Industry Services (ADIIS); the Associate Director for Laboratory Programs (ADLP); the Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL); the Engineering Laboratory (EL); Fire Research (FR); the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL); the… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Institute of Standards and Technology
(DOC-NIST)
2021/02/08