Funding Opportunities

External Funding Opportunities

New Entries and Updates on April 5, 2021

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Agency
2021/04/14DE-FOA-0002502 Request for Information on Risks in the High Capacity Batteries, including Electric Vehicle Batteries Supply Chain Request for Information on Risks in the High Capacity Batteries, including Electric Vehicle Batteries Supply Chain The Vehicle Technologies Office, within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy of the US Department of Energy seeks public comment on its Request for Information regarding the Risks in the High Capacity Batteries, including Electric Vehicle Batteries Supply Chain. On Feb… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/04/15DE-FOA-0002470 Advanced Coal Waste Processing: Production of Coal-Enhanced Filaments or Resins for Advanced Manufacturing and Research and Development of Coal-Derived Graphite The purpose of this Notice of Intent is to publish Department of Energy’s intention to release Funding Opportunity Announcement: DE-FOA-002405 entitled: “Advanced Coal Waste Processing: Production of Coal-Enhanced Filaments or Resins for Advanced Manufacturing and Research and Development of Coal-Derived Graphite”TBD (TBD)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/04/16HR001121S0017 Waveform Agile RF Directed Energy (WARDEN) Amendment 03: The purpose of this amendment is to clarify proposal page limit guidance. Amendment 02: The purpose of this amendment is to clarify errors in Section IV.B.6. “Approved Cost Accounting System Documentation,” and Section IV.B.9. “Small Business Subcontracting Plan.” DARPA is soliciting innovative research and development on extreme power, broadband amplifiers and agile waveform techniq… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Microsystems Technology Office
(DOD-DARPA-MTO)
2021/04/21DE-FOA-0002506 RFI on Manufacturing Carbon Negative Materials to Reduce Embodied Emissions in Buildings Request for Information (RFI): Manufacturing Carbon Negative Materials to Reduce Embodied Emissions in Buildings This is a Request for Information (RFI) only. This RFI is not soliciting application for financial assistance. The purpose of this RFI is solely to solicit input for ARPA-E consideration to inform the possible formulation of future programs. The purpose of this RFI is to solicit input f… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2021/04/22DE-FOA-0002404 Advanced Processing of Rare Earth Elements and Critical Minerals for Industrial and Manufacturing Applications Modification 000004 is issued to extend the due date for applications and remove the Phase 2 down-select. Modification 000003 is issued to extend the due date for applications, make clarifications within the FOA, and incorporate Appendix H. Modification 000002 is issued to provide a status update. Modification 000001 is issued to extend the due date for applications. This Funding Opportunity Annou… Click for moreTBD ($150K)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/04/2620-544 Expeditions in Computing The far-reaching impact and rate of innovation in the computer and information science and engineering fields has been remarkable, generating economic prosperity and enhancing the quality of life for people throughout the world. More than a decade ago, the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) established the Expeditions in Comp… Click for more$60M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/04/28HQ0034-21-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 3/31/21 – Amendment 03 changes the due date of Technical Applications to 28 April 2021 at 11:59 EST03/24/21 – Amendment 02 posted to provide additional instructions for submission of the full technical application and to provide IRB forms that may be required for some performers whose technical applications are selected for award.03/18/21 – All applicants who submitted a white paper have been noti… Click for moreTBD ($6M)
Department of Defense
(DOD)
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.$250M ($20M)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2021/05/1720-565 NSF Convergence Accelerator Phases I and II for the 2021 Cohort 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)
2021/05/18HR001121S0019 Low Temperature Logic Technology (LTLT) Amendment 01: The purpose of this amendment is to clarify errors in Section IV.B.6. “Approved Cost Accounting System Documentation,” and Section IV.B.9. “Small Business Subcontracting Plan.” The DARPA Microsystems Technology Office is soliciting research proposals for the development of low temperature (77K) FinFET technology to achieve a 25X improvement in the performance/power of state-of-the-ar… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Microsystems Technology Office
(DOD-DARPA-MTO)
2021/05/24NOAA-OAR-CPO-2021-2006841 A Cooperative Agreement for Climate Adaptation and Mitigation The NOAA Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program (CAMP) supports research, programs, projects and other activities related to NOAA’s mission, primarily through collaborations among scientists and professionals in areas of mutual interest across the full spectrum of NOAA climate sciences. This cooperative agreement will focus on the following four priority areas: 1) Improved scientific understand… Click for more$50M ($50M)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2021/05/25DE-FOA-0002496 DOE Traineeship in High Energy Physics Instrumentation The DOE SC program in High Energy Physics (HEP) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for the DOE Traineeship in HEP Instrumentation, which will provide support to address critical, targeted workforce development in fields of interest to the DOE mission. Up to two cooperative agreements may be awarded to provide funding to universities or consortia of universities to support tuit… Click for more$5M ($5M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2021/06/02EPA-G2021-STAR-C1 Measurement and Monitoring Methods for Air Toxics and Contaminants of Emerging Concern in the Atmosphere The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing research to advance air measurement and monitoring methods for air toxics and contaminants of emerging concern in the atmosphere. Specifically, this RFA seeks research that will provide:1. advancements in measurement techniques for real time, continuous measur… Click for more$2.4M ($800K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/06/02EPA-G2021-STAR-C2 Early Career: Measurement and Monitoring Methods for Air Toxics and Contaminants of Emerging Concern in the Atmosphere Synopsis of Program:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing research to advance air measurement and monitoring methods for air toxics and contaminants of emerging concern in the atmosphere. Specifically, this RFA seeks research that will provide:1. advancements in measurement techniques for real tim… Click for more$2.4M ($400K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/06/1421-572 NSF Convergence Accelerator Phases I and II for the 2021 Cohort The NSF Convergence Accelerator program addresses national-scale societal challenges through use-inspired convergence research. Using a convergence approach and innovation processes like human-centered design, user discovery, and team science and integration of multidisciplinary research, the Convergence Accelerator program seeks to transition basic research and discovery into practice to solve hi… Click for more$22M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/06/1821-574 Engineering Research Initiation The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Engineering (ENG) seeks to build engineering research capacity across the nation by investing in new academic investigators who have yet to receive research funding from Federal Agencies. The Engineering Research Initiation (ERI) program aims to support new investigators as they initiate their research programs and advance in their careers as r… Click for more$11M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/06/30OIAOIA-EIC2100423 FY 2021 Energizing Insular Communities Grant Program The Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) is requesting proposals for its Energizing Insular Communities (EIC) Program which provides grant funding for sustainable energy strategies that mitigate climate change, reduce reliance and expenditures on imported fuels, develop and utilize domestic energy sources, and improve the performance of energy infrastructure and overall energy efficiency in the territo… Click for more$8.5M (TBD)
Department of the Interior
(DOI)
2021/06/30N00173-19-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)
2021/08/2421-576 Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate The NSF’s Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) program contributes to the National Science Foundation’s objective to foster the growth of a more capable and diverse research workforce.1Through this solicitation, the NSF seeks to build on prior AGEP work, and other research and literature concerning racial and ethnic equity, in order to address the AGEP program goal to incr… Click for more$4.4M ($4.4M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
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)
2021/09/27N00014-21-S-F003 Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Department of Defense Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (MURI) The Department of Defense (DoD) Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI), one element of the University Research Initiative (URI), is sponsored by the DoD research offices. Those offices include the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the Army Research Office (ARO), and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) (hereafter collectively referred to as “DoD agencies” or “DoD”). D… Click for more$190M ($1.5M)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2021/09/27FOA-AFRL-AFOSR-2021-0003 Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (FY22 Air Force Submission) Agency Name: Air Force Office of Scientific Research Description: See full announcement in Related Documents folder for detailed descriptions of the SPECIFIC MURI TOPICS. Grantor Contact Information: If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact Katie Wisecarver Program Coordinator Phone 703-696-9544 Business Point of ContactTBD ($1.5M)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
(DOD-AFOSR)
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)
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)
2021/10/08N00014-21-S-F004 FY 21 Department of Navy (DON) Science,Technology, Engineering & Mathematic (STEM), Education and Workforce Program The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is interested in receiving a broad range of proposals for augmenting existing and/or developing innovative solutions that directly maintain, and/or cultivate a diverse, world-class Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce to maintain the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps’ technological superiority. The goal of proposed efforts must provide solu… Click for more$12M ($600K)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2021/10/1121-528 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)
2021/12/3121-551 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)
2022/03/30N00014-21-S-F005 FY 21 Office of Naval Research (ONR) Science, Technology,Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Program The Office of Naval Research (ONR) seeks a broad range of applications for augmenting existing and/or developing innovative solutions that directly maintain and/or cultivate a diverse, world-class Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) workforce to maintain the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps’ technological superiority. The goal of proposed efforts must provide solutions that establish… Click for moreTBD ($1M)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)

Last updated April 5, 2021

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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
2021/04/08MBDA-OBD-2021-2006811 Advanced Manufacturing Project This notice requests applications for programs aligned with the Minority Business Development Agency’s (MBDA) strategic plans and mission goals to service minority business enterprises (MBE’s). This notice also provides the public with information and guidelines on how MBDA will select proposals and administer discretionary Federal assistance under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).$1.6M ($400K)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2021/03/09
2021/04/09N00014-21-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)
2021/03/09
2021/04/10DE-FOA-0002478 Low Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Vehicle Technologies Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment The purpose of this Notice of Intent (NOI) is to publish DOE’s intention to release FOA: DE-FOA-002475 entitled: “Low Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Vehicle Technologies Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment.”TBD (TBD)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/03/25
2021/04/10DE-FOA-0002464 SuperTruck 3. The purpose of this Notice of Intent (NOI) is to publish DOE’s intention to release FOA: DE-FOA-002450, entitled: “SuperTruck 3” which will seek innovative R&D concepts to enable medium- and heavy-duty vehicle original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), suppliers, fleet operators, companies operating large captive fleets, universities and National Laboratories to develop higher efficiency, low-emissi… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/03/25
2021/04/10G21AS00407 Cooperative Agreement for CESU-affiliated Partner of the Great Rivers Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit The US Geological Survey is offering a funding opportunity to a CESU partner for research in the “Development of a cell phone application for use by oil spill responders for semi-quantitative analysis of hydrocarbons following spills and disasters.” Research Objectives: The USGS is currently conducting science to characterize and optimize the fluorescent properties of oil extracts to detect oil us… Click for moreTBD ($80K)
Geological Survey
(DOI-USGS1)
2021/03/25
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)
2021/03/09
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
2021/04/14DE-FOA-0002502 Request for Information on Risks in the High Capacity Batteries, including Electric Vehicle Batteries Supply Chain Request for Information on Risks in the High Capacity Batteries, including Electric Vehicle Batteries Supply Chain The Vehicle Technologies Office, within the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy of the US Department of Energy seeks public comment on its Request for Information regarding the Risks in the High Capacity Batteries, including Electric Vehicle Batteries Supply Chain. On Feb… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/04/05
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
2021/04/1521-533 Computer and Information Science and Engineering Minority-Serving Institutions Research Expansion Program With this solicitation, the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) is launching a new, focused program to support research expansion for Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs).The goal of the CISE-MSI program is to broaden participation by increasing the number of CISE-funded research projects from MSIs. MSIs are central to inclusi… Click for more$7M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/09
2021/04/15DE-FOA-0002470 Advanced Coal Waste Processing: Production of Coal-Enhanced Filaments or Resins for Advanced Manufacturing and Research and Development of Coal-Derived Graphite The purpose of this Notice of Intent is to publish Department of Energy’s intention to release Funding Opportunity Announcement: DE-FOA-002405 entitled: “Advanced Coal Waste Processing: Production of Coal-Enhanced Filaments or Resins for Advanced Manufacturing and Research and Development of Coal-Derived Graphite”TBD (TBD)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/04/05
2021/04/16HR001121S0017 Waveform Agile RF Directed Energy (WARDEN) Amendment 03: The purpose of this amendment is to clarify proposal page limit guidance. Amendment 02: The purpose of this amendment is to clarify errors in Section IV.B.6. “Approved Cost Accounting System Documentation,” and Section IV.B.9. “Small Business Subcontracting Plan.” DARPA is soliciting innovative research and development on extreme power, broadband amplifiers and agile waveform techniq… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Microsystems Technology Office
(DOD-DARPA-MTO)
2021/04/05
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
2021/04/19MBDA-OBD-2021-2006824 Federal Procurement Center Project This notice requests applications for programs aligned with the Minority Business Development Agency’s (MBDA) strategic plans and mission goals to service minority business enterprises (MBE’s). This notice also provides the public with information and guidelines on how MBDA will select proposals and administer discretionary Federal assistance under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).$500K ($500K)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2021/03/25
2021/04/19EPA-R4-LCRD-2021-01 2021 Region 4 Source Reduction Assistance Grant EPA Region 4 is announcing this grant competition and soliciting applications from eligible applicants that will improve community resilience and sustainability through pollution prevention. Pollution Prevention is any practice that reduces the amount of any hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant entering any waste stream or otherwise released into the environment (including fugitive emiss… Click for more$160K ($80K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/03/25
2021/04/21DE-FOA-0002506 RFI on Manufacturing Carbon Negative Materials to Reduce Embodied Emissions in Buildings Request for Information (RFI): Manufacturing Carbon Negative Materials to Reduce Embodied Emissions in Buildings This is a Request for Information (RFI) only. This RFI is not soliciting application for financial assistance. The purpose of this RFI is solely to solicit input for ARPA-E consideration to inform the possible formulation of future programs. The purpose of this RFI is to solicit input f… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2021/04/05
2021/04/22MBDA-OBD-2021-2006815 Export Project This notice requests applications for programs aligned with the Minority Business Development Agency’s (MBDA) strategic plans and mission goals to service minority business enterprises (MBE’s). This notice also provides the public with information and guidelines on how MBDA will select proposals and administer discretionary Federal assistance under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).$1.6M ($400K)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2021/03/25
2021/04/22DE-FOA-0002404 Advanced Processing of Rare Earth Elements and Critical Minerals for Industrial and Manufacturing Applications Modification 000004 is issued to extend the due date for applications and remove the Phase 2 down-select. Modification 000003 is issued to extend the due date for applications, make clarifications within the FOA, and incorporate Appendix H. Modification 000002 is issued to provide a status update. Modification 000001 is issued to extend the due date for applications. This Funding Opportunity Annou… Click for moreTBD ($150K)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/04/05
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
2021/04/2620-544 Expeditions in Computing The far-reaching impact and rate of innovation in the computer and information science and engineering fields has been remarkable, generating economic prosperity and enhancing the quality of life for people throughout the world. More than a decade ago, the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) established the Expeditions in Comp… Click for more$60M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/04/05
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
2021/04/28HQ0034-21-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 3/31/21 – Amendment 03 changes the due date of Technical Applications to 28 April 2021 at 11:59 EST03/24/21 – Amendment 02 posted to provide additional instructions for submission of the full technical application and to provide IRB forms that may be required for some performers whose technical applications are selected for award.03/18/21 – All applicants who submitted a white paper have been noti… Click for moreTBD ($6M)
Department of Defense
(DOD)
2021/04/05
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.$250M ($20M)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2021/04/05
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
2021/04/30DE-FOA-0002490 DATA ANALYTICS FOR AUTONOMOUS OPTIMIZATION AND CONTROL OF ACCELERATORS AND DETECTORS The DOE SC program in Nuclear Physics (NP) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for Research and Development (R&D) efforts directed at data analytics for autonomous optimization and control of accelerators and detectors of relevance to current or next generation NP accelerator facilities and scientific instrumentation. Current and planned NP facilities and scientific instrumenta… Click for more$7M ($2M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2021/03/25
2021/04/30EPA-R10-HRSC-2021 FY 2021 REGION 10 HEALTHY, RESILIENT AND SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 10 (EPA), is issuing a Request for Applications (RFA) from eligible entities to improve community health, resilience, and/or sustainability through pollution prevention and/or sustainable materials management implementation. Pollution prevention (P2) is any practice that reduces the amount of any hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant enteri… Click for more$120K ($60K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/03/25
2021/04/30DE-FOA-0002495 Request for Information (RFI): Increasing Data Center Energy Efficiency Request for Information (RFI): Increasing Data Center Energy EfficiencyThis is a Request for Information (RFI) only. This RFI is not soliciting application for financial assistance. The purpose of this RFI is solely to solicit input for ARPA-E consideration to inform the possible formulation of future programs.The purpose of this RFI is to solicit input for a potential future ARPA-E research progr… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2021/03/09
2021/04/30DE-FOA-0002499 Request for Information (RFI): Nonconventional Fusion Approaches and Energy Applications Request for Information (RFI): Nonconventional Fusion Approaches and Energy Applications This is a Request for Information (RFI) only. This RFI is not soliciting application for financial assistance. The purpose of this RFI is solely to solicit input for ARPA-E consideration to inform the possible formulation of future programs. This RFI solicits input for a potential future ARPA-E research progra… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2021/03/25
2021/04/30W911NF-19-S-0013-RFP-01 Special Notice – Request for Proposal for Biotechnology Center of Excellence NOTE: This is a Request for Proposal for a Biotechnology Center of Excellence.Entities interested in applying for this opportunity must go DoD Funding Opportunity W911NF-19-S-0013 on Grants.gov and apply using the instructions and applications forms provided there. See the Related Opportunities link above.The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)) seeks u… Click for moreTBD ($7.5M)
OUSD R-E Basic Research Office
(DOD-BRO)
2021/03/25
2021/04/30W911NF-19-S-0013-RFP-02 Special Notice – Request for Proposal for Materials Science Center of Excellence NOTE: This is a Request for Proposal for a Materials Science Center of Excellence.Entities interested in applying for this opportunity must go DoD Funding Opportunity W911NF-19-S-0013 on Grants.gov and apply using the instructions and applications forms provided there. See the Related Opportunities link above.The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD(R&E)) see… Click for moreTBD ($7.5M)
OUSD R-E Basic Research Office
(DOD-BRO)
2021/03/25
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
2021/05/03NOAA-NWS-NWSPO-2021-2006770 : Education,Training and Capacity Development for Weather, Water and Climate Forecasting (ETCD) NOAA’s National Weather Service Office of the Chief Learning Officer is soliciting proposals for Education, Training, and Capacity Development (ETCD) for Weather, Water, and Climate Forecasting. The ETCD program’s goal is to improve performance of all operational meteorologists and hydrologists worldwide. Improving human performance for enhanced decision support services is done through collaborat… Click for more$8M ($8M)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2021/03/09
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
2021/05/03EPA-R7-LCRD-2021 FY 2021-22 Region 7 Healthy, Resilient, and Sustainable Materials Management Grant The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7 (EPA) is issuing a Request for Applications (RFA) from eligible entities to address at least one (1) of the EPA’s Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Key Pillars and Program Focus Areas identified in Section I.C. Applications must demonstrate the SMM benefit to states, tribes, and/or communities within Region 7, which includes Iowa, Kansas, Mis… Click for more$600K ($200K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/03/25
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
2021/05/05DE-FOA-0002237 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Number DE-FOA-0002237: “Offshore Wind Energy Environmental Research and Instrumentation Validation” Mod 002 – The purpose of this modification is to make the following change to Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Number DE-FOA-0002237: “Offshore Wind Energy Environmental Research and Instrumentation Validation”: Provide clarification that Concept Papers and Full Applications for Topic Areas 1, 2 and 3–Sub-Topic 1 may cover more than one technology and research focus. See pages 49 and 52. Mo… Click for moreTBD ($7.5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2021/03/09
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
2021/05/07EPA-OP-OEJ-21-02 Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) Cooperative Agreement Program The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working to improve the environment and public health conditions of low-income communities and communities of color through the advancement of racial equity and environmental justice. This funding announcement supports the priorities detailed in President Biden’s Executive Order 13985 titled Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Commun… Click for more$3.2M ($160K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/03/25
2021/05/07EPA-OP-OEJ-21-01 ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is working to improve the environment and public health conditions of low-income communities and communities of color through the advancement of racial equity and environmental justice. This funding announcement supports the priorities detailed in President Biden’s Executive Order 13985 titled Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Commun… Click for more$2.8M ($50K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/03/25
2021/05/10NOAA-OAR-CPO-2021-2006797 NOAA Science Collaboration Program The NOAA Science Collaboration Program (NSCP) supports research, programs, projects and other activities related to NOAA’s mission, primarily through collaborations among scientists and professionals in areas of mutual interest across the full spectrum of NOAA sciences. This includes the support of undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral researchers and scientists with expertise in NOAA-related … Click for more$75M ($75M)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2021/03/25
2021/05/10DE-FOA-0002416 Notice of Intent (NOI) for Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) FY 2021 Multi Topic FOA DE-FOA-0002396 Notice of Intent (NOI) for Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) FY 2021 Multi Topic FOA DE-FOA-0002396TBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2021/03/25
2021/05/10PD-21-7980 Advancing Innovation and Impact in Undergraduate STEM Education at Two-year Institutions of Higher Education NSF’s Education and Human Resources Directorate seeks to significantly enhance its support for research, development, implementation, and assessment to improve STEM education at the Nation’s two-year colleges. NSF encourages bold, potentially transformative projects that address immediate challenges facing STEM education at two-year colleges and/or anticipate new structures and functions of the ST… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/09
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)
2021/03/09
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
2021/05/14DE-FOA-0002492 ARPA-E AND ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATION PROGRAM DEMONSTRATION PARTNERSHIP 2.0 ARPA-E supports high-potential, high-impact energy technologies that are too early for private-sector research investment. For its part, ESTCP demonstrates and validates promising technologies that target DoD’s urgent environmental and installation energy needs and are projected to pay back the capital investment through cost savings, improved efficiencies, or other improved outcomes. The compleme… Click for more$4M ($2M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2021/03/25
2021/05/14N00014-21-S-F002 FY22 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) The Department of Defense (DoD) announces the Fiscal Year 2022 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). DURIP is designed to improve the capabilities of accredited United States (U.S.) institutions of higher education to conduct research and to educate scientists and engineers in areas important to national defense, by providing funds for the acquisition of research equipment o… Click for moreTBD ($1.5M)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2021/03/25
2021/05/14FOA-AFRL-AFOSR-2021-0002 Fiscal Year 2022 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) The Department of Defense (DoD) announces the Fiscal Year 2022 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). DURIP is designed to improve the capabilities of accredited United States (U.S.) institutions of higher education to conduct research and to educate scientists and engineers in areas important to national defense, by providing funds for the acquisition of research equipment o… Click for moreTBD ($1.5M)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
(DOD-AFOSR)
2021/03/25
2021/05/14HR001121S0015 Perceptually Enabled Task Guidance (PTG) DARPA is soliciting innovative fundamental research proposals in the area of perceptually-enabled task guidance. The goal is to create artificial intelligence technology that knows (i.e. creates and maintains a working representation) about physical tasks in real-time and can see what the user sees and hear what the user hears, and as result can catch mistakes, provide relevant information in cont… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Information Innovation Office
(DOD-DARPA-I2O)
2021/03/09
2021/05/1720-565 NSF Convergence Accelerator Phases I and II for the 2021 Cohort 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)
2021/04/05
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
2021/05/18HR001121S0019 Low Temperature Logic Technology (LTLT) Amendment 01: The purpose of this amendment is to clarify errors in Section IV.B.6. “Approved Cost Accounting System Documentation,” and Section IV.B.9. “Small Business Subcontracting Plan.” The DARPA Microsystems Technology Office is soliciting research proposals for the development of low temperature (77K) FinFET technology to achieve a 25X improvement in the performance/power of state-of-the-ar… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Microsystems Technology Office
(DOD-DARPA-MTO)
2021/04/05
2021/05/192021-NIST-GBD-01 Transfer of Graphene for Graphene-based Devices Grant Program Eligibility for the program listed in this NOFO is open to all domestic non-Federal entities. Eligible applicants include accredited institutions of higher education; non-profit organizations; for-profit organizations incorporated in the United States; and state, local, territorial, and Indian tribal governments. Please note that individuals and unincorporated sole proprietors are not considered “… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Institute of Standards and Technology
(DOC-NIST)
2021/03/25
2021/05/24NOAA-OAR-CPO-2021-2006841 A Cooperative Agreement for Climate Adaptation and Mitigation The NOAA Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program (CAMP) supports research, programs, projects and other activities related to NOAA’s mission, primarily through collaborations among scientists and professionals in areas of mutual interest across the full spectrum of NOAA climate sciences. This cooperative agreement will focus on the following four priority areas: 1) Improved scientific understand… Click for more$50M ($50M)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2021/04/05
2021/05/2521-568 NSF Boosting Research Ideas for Transformative and Equitable Advances in Engineering The National Science Foundation’s strategic goals are to expand knowledge and build capacity for a diverse science and engineering workforce [1,2]. The goal of this solicitation is to enable and create opportunities to advance scientific discoveries and new research using a variety of approaches that harness the national talent ecosystem of experienced faculty. Recognizing that a successful facult… Click for more$10M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/25
2021/05/25DE-FOA-0002463 FY2021 Research Opportunities in Accelerator Stewardship The DOE SC program in Accelerator R&D and Production (ARDAP) hereby announces its interest in applications to conduct cross-cutting use-inspired basic R&D to advance accelerator science and technology (AS&T) that supports SC’s activities in physical sciences research, and which is of broader benefit to other U.S. government agencies and industry. Please note that the SC programs issue FOAs for pro… Click for more$6M ($3M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2021/03/25
2021/05/25DE-FOA-0002496 DOE Traineeship in High Energy Physics Instrumentation The DOE SC program in High Energy Physics (HEP) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for the DOE Traineeship in HEP Instrumentation, which will provide support to address critical, targeted workforce development in fields of interest to the DOE mission. Up to two cooperative agreements may be awarded to provide funding to universities or consortia of universities to support tuit… Click for more$5M ($5M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2021/04/05
2021/05/27DE-FOA-0002489 DOE Traineeship in Accelerator Science and Engineering The DOE SC program in High Energy Physics (HEP) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for the DOE Traineeship in Accelerator Science and Engineering, which provides support to address critical, targeted workforce development in fields of interest to the DOE mission. Up to two cooperative agreements may be awarded to provide funding to universities or consortia of universities to … Click for more$5M ($5M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2021/03/25
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
2021/06/02EPA-G2021-STAR-C1 Measurement and Monitoring Methods for Air Toxics and Contaminants of Emerging Concern in the Atmosphere The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing research to advance air measurement and monitoring methods for air toxics and contaminants of emerging concern in the atmosphere. Specifically, this RFA seeks research that will provide:1. advancements in measurement techniques for real time, continuous measur… Click for more$2.4M ($800K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/04/05
2021/06/02EPA-G2021-STAR-C2 Early Career: Measurement and Monitoring Methods for Air Toxics and Contaminants of Emerging Concern in the Atmosphere Synopsis of Program:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing research to advance air measurement and monitoring methods for air toxics and contaminants of emerging concern in the atmosphere. Specifically, this RFA seeks research that will provide:1. advancements in measurement techniques for real tim… Click for more$2.4M ($400K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/04/05
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
2021/06/1421-572 NSF Convergence Accelerator Phases I and II for the 2021 Cohort The NSF Convergence Accelerator program addresses national-scale societal challenges through use-inspired convergence research. Using a convergence approach and innovation processes like human-centered design, user discovery, and team science and integration of multidisciplinary research, the Convergence Accelerator program seeks to transition basic research and discovery into practice to solve hi… Click for more$22M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/04/05
2021/06/1421-571 Broadening Participation in Computing The Broadening Participation in Computing program (BPC) aims to significantly increase the number of U.S. citizens and permanent residents receiving post-secondary degrees in the computing disciplines, and to encourage participation of other underrepresented groups in the discipline. These groups may include women, persons with disabilities, Blacks and African Americans, Hispanics, American Indian… Click for more$12.8M ($1.2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/25
2021/06/1421-570 Launching Early-Career Academic Pathways in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences (LEAPS-MPS) With emphasis in helping to launch the careers of pre-tenure faculty in Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS) fields at minority-serving institutions (MSIs), predominantly undergraduate institutions (PUIs), and Carnegie Research 2 (R2) universities, and with the goal of achieving excellence through diversity, the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences hereby announces a call for Lau… Click for more$5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/25
2021/06/1521-573 Mathematical and Physical Sciences Ascending Postdoctoral Research Fellowships The purpose of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Ascending Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (MPS-Ascend) program is to support postdoctoral Fellows who will broaden the participation of groups that are underrepresented in MPS fields in the U.S. including Blacks or African Americans, Hispanics, Latinos, and Native Americans (to include Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians or other Native Pacific I… Click for more$10M ($300K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/25
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)
2021/03/09
2021/06/1621-569 Scholarships in STEM Network Through this solicitation, NSF seeks to foster a network of S-STEM stakeholders and further develop the infrastructure needed to generate and disseminate new knowledge, successful practices and effective design principles arising from NSF S-STEM projects nationwide. The ultimate vision of the legislation governing the S-STEM parent program[1] (and of the current S-STEM-Net solicitation) is that al… Click for more$45M ($15M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/09
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)
2021/03/09
2021/06/16FOA-AFRL-AFOSR-2021-0004 Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Department of Defense Space University Research Initiative This is a special Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) in support of the research objectives the Department of Defense (DoD) Space University Research Initiative (SURI), sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Chief Technologist Office (hereafter collectively referred to as “DoD agencies”). DOD’s SURI program is focused on dir… Click for moreTBD ($10M)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
(DOD-AFOSR)
2021/03/25
2021/06/1821-574 Engineering Research Initiation The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Engineering (ENG) seeks to build engineering research capacity across the nation by investing in new academic investigators who have yet to receive research funding from Federal Agencies. The Engineering Research Initiation (ERI) program aims to support new investigators as they initiate their research programs and advance in their careers as r… Click for more$11M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/04/05
2021/06/25DTOS59-RA-TDPFY2021 Transportation Demonstration Program The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Pub. L. 116-260, December 27, 2020) (“FY 2021 Appropriations Act”) appropriated $100 million to expand intermodal and multimodal freight and cargo transportation infrastructure, including airport development under chapter 471 of title 49, United States Code. The Transportation Demonstration Program is listed under Assistance Listing 20.936. See Section C … Click for moreTBD ($100M)
DOT OSDBU
(DOT-OST OSDBU)
2021/03/09
2021/06/30OIAOIA-EIC2100423 FY 2021 Energizing Insular Communities Grant Program The Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) is requesting proposals for its Energizing Insular Communities (EIC) Program which provides grant funding for sustainable energy strategies that mitigate climate change, reduce reliance and expenditures on imported fuels, develop and utilize domestic energy sources, and improve the performance of energy infrastructure and overall energy efficiency in the territo… Click for more$8.5M (TBD)
Department of the Interior
(DOI)
2021/04/05
2021/06/30N00173-19-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)
2021/04/05
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-98-1670 Chemical Oceanography TheChemical OceanographyProgram supports research into the chemistry of the oceans and the role of the oceans in global geochemical cycles. Areas of interest include chemical composition, speciation, and transformation; chemical exchanges between the oceans and other components of the Earth system; internal cycling in oceans, seas, and estuaries; and the use of measured chemical distributions as i… Click for more$26M ($2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/09
2021/08/16PD-98-1610 Physical Oceanography The Physical Oceanography Program supports research on a wide range of topics associated with the structure and movement of the ocean, with the way in which it transports various quantities, with the way the ocean’s physical structure interacts with the biological and chemical processes within it, and with interactions between the ocean and the atmosphere, solid earth and ice that surround it.$10M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/09
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
2021/08/2421-576 Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate The NSF’s Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) program contributes to the National Science Foundation’s objective to foster the growth of a more capable and diverse research workforce.1Through this solicitation, the NSF seeks to build on prior AGEP work, and other research and literature concerning racial and ethnic equity, in order to address the AGEP program goal to incr… Click for more$4.4M ($4.4M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/04/05
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
2021/09/0621-536 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)
2021/03/09
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)
2021/04/05
2021/09/0919-611 Science of Science – Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants The Science of Science: Discovery, Communication, and Impact (SOS:DCI) program is designed to understand the scientific research enterprise and increase the public value of scientific activity. The program pursues this goal by supporting basic research in three fundamental areas: How to increase the rate of socially beneficial discovery; How to improve science communication outcomes; and How to ex… Click for more$100K (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/09
2021/09/09PD-19-125Y Science of Science: Discovery, Communication, and Impact The Science of Science:Discovery, Communication, and Impact (SoS:DCI) program is designed to increase the public value of scientific activity. The program pursues this goal by supporting basic research in three fundamental areas: How to increase the rate of socially beneficial discovery, How to improve science communication outcomes, and How to expand the societal benefits of scientific activity. … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/25
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
2021/09/27N00014-21-S-F003 Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Department of Defense Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (MURI) The Department of Defense (DoD) Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI), one element of the University Research Initiative (URI), is sponsored by the DoD research offices. Those offices include the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the Army Research Office (ARO), and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) (hereafter collectively referred to as “DoD agencies” or “DoD”). D… Click for more$190M ($1.5M)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2021/04/05
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
2021/09/27FOA-AFRL-AFOSR-2021-0003 Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative (FY22 Air Force Submission) Agency Name: Air Force Office of Scientific Research Description: See full announcement in Related Documents folder for detailed descriptions of the SPECIFIC MURI TOPICS. Grantor Contact Information: If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact Katie Wisecarver Program Coordinator Phone 703-696-9544 Business Point of ContactTBD ($1.5M)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
(DOD-AFOSR)
2021/04/05
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)
2021/04/05
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)
2021/04/05
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
2021/10/08N00014-21-S-F004 FY 21 Department of Navy (DON) Science,Technology, Engineering & Mathematic (STEM), Education and Workforce Program The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is interested in receiving a broad range of proposals for augmenting existing and/or developing innovative solutions that directly maintain, and/or cultivate a diverse, world-class Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) workforce to maintain the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps’ technological superiority. The goal of proposed efforts must provide solu… Click for more$12M ($600K)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2021/04/05
2021/10/1121-528 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)
2021/04/05
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
2021/11/1221-538 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)
2021/03/25
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)
2021/04/05
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
2022/01/2521-543 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)
2021/03/25
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
2022/02/0121-531 Designing Synthetic Cells Beyond the Bounds of Evolution Because of recent technological advances in synthetic biology and bioengineering, researchers are now able to tailor cells and cell-like systems for a variety of basic and applied research purposes. The goal of this solicitation is to support research that (1) develops cell-like systems to identify the minimal requirements for the processes of life, (2) designs synthetically-modified cells to addr… Click for more$10M ($2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/09
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
2022/02/1520-613 Formal Methods in the Field The Formal Methods in the Field (FMitF) program aims to bring together researchers in formal methods with researchers in other areas of computer and information science and engineering to jointly develop rigorous and reproducible methodologies for designing and implementing correct-by-construction systems and applications with provable guarantees. FMitF encourages close collaboration between two g… Click for more$10M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/09
2022/02/15PD-98-1680 Ocean Technology and Interdisciplinary Coordination The Oceanographic Technology and Interdisciplinary Coordination (OTIC) Program supports a broad range of research and technology development activities. Unsolicited proposals are accepted for instrumentation development that has broad applicability to ocean science research projects and that enhance observational, experimental or analytical capabilities of the ocean science research community. Spe… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/09
2022/02/2219-609 Ethical and Responsible Research Ethical and Responsible Research (ER2) funds research projects that identify (1) factors that are effective in the formation of ethical STEM researchers and (2) approaches to developing those factors in all STEM fields that NSF supports. ER2 solicits proposals for research that explores the following: ‘What constitutes responsible conduct for research (RCR), and which cultural and institutio… Click for more$3.6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/09
2022/02/2520-521 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)
2021/03/09
2022/03/047200AA21APS00003 Science, Technology, Innovation, and Partnerships (STIP) The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partners have been working to tackle the world’s toughest development challenges for more than 50 years. Our mission is to partner to end extreme poverty and promote resilient, democratic societies while advancing our security and prosperity. We have long invested in science, technology, innovation, and partnership (STIP) to achieve pro… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Agency for International Development
(USAID)
2021/03/09
2022/03/07PD-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)
2021/03/25
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
2022/03/30N00014-21-S-F005 FY 21 Office of Naval Research (ONR) Science, Technology,Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Program The Office of Naval Research (ONR) seeks a broad range of applications for augmenting existing and/or developing innovative solutions that directly maintain and/or cultivate a diverse, world-class Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) workforce to maintain the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps’ technological superiority. The goal of proposed efforts must provide solutions that establish… Click for moreTBD ($1M)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2021/04/05
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
2030/10/14DE-FOA-0002265 Integrated University Program Scholarship and Fellowship Support A. STATEMENT OF OBJECTIVESThis Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to award multiple cooperative agreements to accredited United States (U.S.) two- and four-year colleges and universities (Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs)) to receive and administer scholarship and fellowship funding provided through the Integrated University Program (IUP) and as administered by the Department of Energ… Click for more$50M ($3M)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2021/03/25
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
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)
2021/03/09
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
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-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
TBDPD-21-7700 Education Programs in Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences AGSEducation supports efforts to integrateatmospheric and geospaceresearch and education via two main program areas, which are: 1) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site Program. This program provides funding to Universities andResearch Laboratories that allows them to offer summer internships to undergraduate students who would like to participate inatmospheric and/or geospaceresearch… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/25
TBDPD-21-178Y Geoscience Opportunities for Leadership in Diversity The GOLD Program supports the mission of achieving greater and more systemic diversity by creating a network of champions who can generate greater implementation of evidence-based best practices and resources to promote belonging, accessibility, justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (BAJEDI) throughout the geoscience education, research enterprise and workforce. Supported projects will research… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/25