Funding Opportunities

External Funding Opportunities

New Entries and Updates on October 18, 2021

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2021/11/0121-589 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)
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)
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)
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)
2021/12/06FTA-2021-009-ICAM FY 2021 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Innovative Coordinated Access and Mobility Pilot Program The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the opportunity to apply for $3.5 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 competitive grant funding to support transit services for 2021 Innovative Coordinated Access and Mobility (ICAM) pilot program. Under the ICAM pilot program, funds awarded will finance innovative capital projects for the transportation-disadvantaged, with the goal to improve the co… Click for more$3.5M (TBD)
DOT/Federal Transit Administration
(DOT-FTA)
2021/12/07DE-FOA-0002571 FY 2022 SBIR/STTR Phase II Release 1 The DOE invites eligible Phase I and Phase II awardees to apply for Phase II awards (grants and cooperative agreements) (both initial and second and third) under this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). Topic descriptions for this FOA can be found on the DOE SBIR/STTR web site at https://science.osti.gov/sbir/Funding-Opportunities. 1. Initial Phase II Awards The purpose of an Initial Phase II … Click for more$105M ($1.1M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2021/12/31N00173-19-S-BA01 NRL Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Basic and Applied Research The NRL’s Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) issued under the provisions of paragraphs 35.016 and 6.102(d)(2) of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). Proposals may range from theoretical studies to proof-of-concept to include fabrication and delivery of a prototype. However, this is limited to research procurements for which it would be impossible to draft an adequate RFP in sufficient detail w… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Naval Research Laboratory
(DOD-ONR-NRL)
2022/01/0622-501 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, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other Native Pacific Islandersas fut… Click for more$10M ($300K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2022/01/0722-503 Launching Early-Career Academic Pathways in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences (LEAPS-MPS) The Launching Early-Career Academic Pathways in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences (LEAPS-MPS) call has an emphasis to help launch the careers of pre-tenure faculty in Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS) fields at institutions that do not traditionally receive significant amounts of NSF-MPS funding, such as some minority-serving institutions (MSIs), predominantly undergraduate institution… Click for more$10M ($250K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2022/01/1122-509 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$24M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2022/01/17PD-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)
2022/01/1821-604 Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science Phase II In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” ten 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 by bringing together diverse disciplinary perspectives to support … Click for more$20M ($10M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2022/01/1822-511 Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs, Large CISE’s Division of Computer and Network Systems (CNS) supports research and education projects that take a system-oriented approach to the development of novel computing and networking technologies, or to the enhancement of existing systems in any of several dimensions, or that explore new ways to make use of existing technologies.This solicitation invites proposals tackling ambitious problems in … Click for more$12M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2022/01/2022-506 Research and Mentoring for Postbaccalaureates in Biological Sciences The Research and Mentoring for Postbaccalaureates (RaMP) in Biological Sciences program invites the submission of proposals to establish networks to support full-time research, mentoring, and training for recent college graduates who have had few or no research or training opportunities during college in research fields typically supported by the Directorate of Biological Sciences (BIO). Fostering… Click for more$40M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2022/01/22DE-FOA-0002417 TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION TO INCREASE HYDROPOWER FLEXIBILITY The purpose of this modification is to correct the Replies to Reviewer Comments deadline as listed on the title page. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is issuing, on behalf of the Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) through its HydroWIRES Initiative, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) titled “Technology Innovation to Increase Hydropower Flexibility.” The FOA see… Click for more$8.5M ($4M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2022/01/2422-507 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 composing heterogeneous computing components and continually changing memory systems as novel, performant hardware surfaces. Applications fueled by rapid strides in machine learning, … Click for more$66M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
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)
2022/01/25DARPA-RA-21-03 Young Faculty Award (YFA) The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award (YFA) program aims to identify and engage rising stars in junior research positions in academia and equivalent positions at non-profit research institutions, particularly those without prior DARPA funding, to expose them to Department of Defense (DoD) needs and DARPA’s mission to create and prevent technological surprise. YF… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Defense Sciences Office
(DOD-DARPA-DSO)
2022/01/3122-500 Building Research Capacity of New Faculty in Biology With a focus on enhancing research capacity and broadening participation of new faculty of biology at minority-serving institutions (MSIs), predominantly undergraduate institutions (PUIs), and other universities and colleges that are not among the nation’s most research-intensive institutions, the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) offers theBuilding Research Capacity of New Faculty in Biol… Click for more$15M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2022/02/0322-505 Human Networks and Data Science The Human Networks and Data Science program (HNDS) supportsresearch that enhances understanding of human behavior by leveraging data andnetwork scienceresearch across a broad range of topics.HNDS research will identify ways in which dynamic, distributed, and heterogeneous data can provide novel answers to fundamental questions about individual and group behavior. HNDS is especially interested in p… Click for more$8M ($1.2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2022/02/04N00014-21-S-F007 FY2022 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship (VBFF) Program Before World War I, Dr. Vannevar Bush (1890-1974) was a professor and Dean of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and founded a large defense and electronics company. He was a forward-thinking policymaker who, during World War II, went on to serve as the director of the U.S. Defense Department’s Office of Scientific Research and Development, coordinating the work of thousands… Click for more$24M ($3M)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2022/03/17NOAA-SEC-OED-2022-2006995 Environmental Literacy Program: Increasing community resilience to extreme weather & climate change The goal of this funding opportunity is for communities to have sufficient collective environmental literacy to take actions that build resilience to extreme weather and climate change in ways that contribute to community health, social cohesion, and socio-economic equity. These communities will be composed of children, youth, and adults who participate in formal and/or informal education experien… Click for more$5M ($500K)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2022/03/21HR001121S0040 Hardening Development Toolchains Against Emergent Execution Engines (HARDEN) The HARDEN program will explore novel approaches that use formal verification methods and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-aided program models, analyses, and logics to develop practical tools to anticipate, isolate, and mitigate emergent execution engines throughout the entire software development lifecycle in order to disrupt the patterns of robust, reliable, and composable exploit primitives that e… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Information Innovation Office
(DOD-DARPA-I2O)
2022/06/01G22AS00013 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) Broad Agency Announcement for 3D Lidar DataTBD ($800K)
Geological Survey
(DOI-USGS1)
2022/09/26PD-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)
2022/09/2720-598 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)
2022/09/30N00014-22-S-B001 Long Range Broad Agency Announcement for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology This publication constitutes a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for awards by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Contact and Grants Awards Management Division, ONR Code 25 (or others approved by Code 25), ONR Global (ONRG) and the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab (MCWL) as contemplated in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.102(d)(2) and 35.016 and the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Ac… Click for more$1,000M ($55M)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2022/09/30DE-FOA-0002562 FY 2022 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 more$400M ($5M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2022/10/0520-572 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)
2024/10/07DE-FOA-0002587 Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0002588 “Regional Clean Hydrogen Analysis” The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office (HFTO), and in coordination across DOE offices, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Regional Clean Hydrogen Analysis.” HFTO’s Regional Clean Hydrogen Analysis FOA would solicit analysis projects to identify and characterize the value proposition o… Click for more$2M ($500K)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
TBD21-621 Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program – Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards The objective of the Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program is to support basic scientific research about the nature, causes and/or consequences of the spatial distribution of human activity and/or environmental processes across a range of scales. Contemporary geographical research is an arena in which diverse research traditions and methodologies are valid. Recognizing the breadth of… Click for more$375K ($20K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
TBDFA9550-21-S-0001 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)

Last updated October 18, 2021

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Agency
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2021/10/20DE-FOA-0002492 ARPA-E AND ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATION PROGRAM DEMONSTRATION PARTNERSHIP 2.0 To obtain a copy of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) please go to the ARPA-E website at https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov. To apply to this FOA, Applicants must register with nd submit application materials through ARPA-E eXCHANGE (https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov/Registration.aspx). For detailed guidance on using ARPA-E eXCHANGE, please refer to the ARPA-E eXCHANGE User Guide (https://arpa-e-f… Click for more$4M ($2M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2021/07/21
2021/10/22DE-FOA-0002577 RFI: Engineered Strategies for Net-Negative Emissions Pathways via Enhanced Terrestrial Ecosystems Request for Information (RFI): Engineered Strategies for Net-Negative Emissions Pathways via Enhanced Terrestrial Ecosystems 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 solely… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2021/09/14
2021/10/25EPA-R4-LCRD-2021-11 2021 Region 4 Sustainable Materials Management Grants EPA Region 4 is announcing this grant competition and soliciting applications from eligible applicants that will improve community resilience and sustainability through sustainable materials management (SMM). Applicants must select at least one of the following technical assistance methods: research, investigation, experiments, education, training, studies and/or demonstration of innovative techni… Click for more$300K (TBD)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/09/14
2021/10/27EPA-G2022-P3-Q1 19TH ANNUAL P3 AWARDS: A NATIONAL STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION FOCUSING ON PEOPLE, PROSPERITY AND THE PLANET The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its People, Prosperity and thePlanet (P3) Award Program is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, design, anddemonstrate solutions to real world challenges. The P3 competition highlights the use of scientific principles in creating innovative technology-based projects that achieve the mutual goals of improved quality of lif… Click for more$800K ($100K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/08/17
2021/10/27EPA-G2022-P3-Q2 19TH ANNUAL P3 AWARDS: A NATIONAL STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION FOCUSING ON PEOPLE, PROSPERITY AND THE PLANET The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Award Program is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, design, and demonstrate solutions to real world challenges. The P3 competition highlights the use of scientific principles in creating innovative technology-based projects that achieve the mutual goals of improved quality of l… Click for more$800K ($100K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/08/17
2021/10/27EPA-G2022-P3-Q3 19TH ANNUAL P3 AWARDS: A NATIONAL STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION FOCUSING ON PEOPLE, PROSPERITY AND THE PLANET The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Award Program is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, design, and demonstrate solutions to real world challenges. The P3 competition highlights the use of scientific principles in creating innovative technology-based projects that achieve the mutual goals of improved quality of l… Click for more$800K ($100K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/08/17
2021/10/27EPA-G2022-P3-Q4 19TH ANNUAL P3 AWARDS: A NATIONAL STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION FOCUSING ON PEOPLE, PROSPERITY AND THE PLANET The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Award Program is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, design, and demonstrate solutions to real world challenges. The P3 competition highlights the use of scientific principles in creating innovative technology-based projects that achieve the mutual goals of improved quality of l… Click for more$800K ($100K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/08/17
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
2021/10/29N00014-21-S-F008 FY22 Young Investigator Program The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is interested in receiving proposals for its Young Investigator Program (YIP). ONR’s Young Investigator Program seeks to identify and support academic scientists and engineers who are in their first or second full-time tenure-track or tenure-track-equivalent academic appointment, who have received their PhD or equivalent degree on or after 01 January 2014, and wh… Click for more$8M ($510M)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2021/09/28
2021/11/0121-589 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)
2021/10/18
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
2021/11/01DE-FOA-0002561 Testing Capabilities and Facilities to Validate Hydropower Technology Innovations Request for Information(RFI): “Testing Capabilities and Facilities to Validate Hydropower Technology Innovations” The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) seeks comments on the testing facilities and capabilities that will be needed by technology developers, manufacturers, designers, construction contractors, owners, regulators, researchers, and other stakeholders… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2021/09/01
2021/11/01W911NF-21-S-0013 High-Throughput Materials Discovery for Extreme Conditions (HTMDEC) **An amended version of the FOA was posted on 23 August 2021. Note the revised White Paper submission date of 10 September 2021. All White Paper submissions must be submitted to the following email addresses:usarmy.rtp.devcom-arl.mbx.baa3qa@mail.mil ANDusarmy.rtp.devcom-arl.mbx.baa3qa@army.mil****As of 15 July 2021, this announcement has been updated to include the official FOA, to include submiss… Click for moreTBD ($2.5M)
Dept of the Army — Materiel Command
(DOD-AMC)
2021/09/01
2021/11/0321-605 EAR Postdoctoral Fellowships The Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) awards Postdoctoral Fellowships to recent recipients of doctoral degrees to conduct an integrated program of independent research and professional development. Fellowship proposals must address scientific questions within the scope of EAR disciplinary programs and must align with the overall theme for the postdoctoral program. Fellowship proposals that address … Click for more$2.2M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/08/17
2021/11/08FTA-2021-012-TPM-AAF American Rescue Plan (ARP) Additional Assistance The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the opportunity to apply for $2,207,561,294 in discretionary grants under the American Rescue Plan Act’s Additional Assistance Funding (Additional Assistance Funding). As required by the American Rescue Plan Act, funds will be awarded to eligible recipients or eligible subrecipients of Urbanized Area Formula funds or Rural Area Formula funds that,… Click for more$2,207.6M (TBD)
DOT/Federal Transit Administration
(DOT-FTA)
2021/09/14
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)
2021/08/17
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)
2021/10/18
2021/11/11DE-FOA-0002517 Fiscal Year 2022 Scientific Infrastructure Support for Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) provides funding to support crosscutting nuclear energy research and development (R&D) and associated infrastructure support activities to develop innovative technologies that offer the promise of dramatically improved performance for advanced reactors and fuel cycle concepts, while maximizing the use of DOE resources. The development … Click for more$5M ($5M)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2021/09/01
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)
2021/09/01
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)
2021/10/18
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)
2021/10/18
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 in the area of plasma physics for considera… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/28
2021/11/15PD-21-8084 Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering Large-scale simulations and the ability to accumulate massive amounts of data have revolutionized science and engineering. The goal of the CDS&E meta-program is to identify and capitalize on opportunities for major scientific and engineering breakthroughs through new computational and data-analysis approaches and best practices. The CDS&E meta-program supports projects that harness computation and… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/06/14
2021/11/16EPA-G2021-STAR-H1 Cumulative Health Impacts at the Intersection of Climate Change, Environmental Justice, and Vulnerable Populations/Lifestages: Community-Based Research for Solutions The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing transdisciplinary research with approaches that explore and analyze environmental problems at the intersection of climate change, environmental justice (EJ), and vulnerable populations/lifestages. Specifically, proposed projects should address all of the follo… Click for more$8.1M ($1.4M)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/09/28
2021/11/1621-606 Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science The Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science program supports authentic summer research experiences for K-14 educators to foster long-term collaborations between universities, community colleges, school districts, and industry partners. With this solicitation, the Directorates for Engineering (ENG) and Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) focus… Click for more$5.8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/01
2021/11/1721-597 Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Frontiers In today’s increasingly networked, distributed, and asynchronous world, cybersecurity and privacy involve 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… Click for more$15M ($10M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/07/21
2021/11/29FR-CRS-21-002 FY21-CRS-Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements This program funds projects that improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of intercity passenger and freight rail.$362M ($362M)
DOT – Federal Railroad Administration
(DOT-FRA)
2021/09/28
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
2021/12/0121-612 EHR Core Research – Resource Coordination Hub NSF seeks proposals to create an EHR Core Research (ECR) Resource Coordination Hub (ECR Hub) that will be an intellectual partner to the ECR:Core and the ECR Building Capacity in STEM Education Research (ECR:BCSER) grantee communities and the NSF to enhance the overall influence and reach of ECR science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education research investments. The ECR Hub wi… Click for more$5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/14
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
2021/12/0621-613 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 e… Click for more$28M ($4M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/14
2021/12/06FTA-2021-009-ICAM FY 2021 Competitive Funding Opportunity: Innovative Coordinated Access and Mobility Pilot Program The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announces the opportunity to apply for $3.5 million in Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 competitive grant funding to support transit services for 2021 Innovative Coordinated Access and Mobility (ICAM) pilot program. Under the ICAM pilot program, funds awarded will finance innovative capital projects for the transportation-disadvantaged, with the goal to improve the co… Click for more$3.5M (TBD)
DOT/Federal Transit Administration
(DOT-FTA)
2021/10/18
2021/12/06EPA-EE-21-01 Environmental Education Local Grants Program for Region 1 — Solicitation Notice for 2021 The purpose of the Environmental Education Local Grants Program in Region 1 is to support locally-focused environmental education projects that increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues and provide the skills that participants in its funded projects need to make informed decisions and take responsible actions toward the environment.$3M ($100K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/09/28
2021/12/06EPA-EE-21-08 Environmental Education Local Grants Program for Region 8 — Solicitation Notice for 2021 Summary: The purpose of the Environmental Education Local Grants Program in Region 8 is to support locally-focused environmental education projects that increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues and provide the skills that participants in its funded projects need to make informed decisions and take responsible actions toward the environment.$300K ($100K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/09/28
2021/12/06EPA-EE-21-06 Environmental Education Local Grants Program for Region 6 — Solicitation Notice for 2021 The purpose of the Environmental Education Local Grants Program in Region 6 is to support locally-focused environmental education projects that increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues and provide the skills that participants in its funded projects need to make informed decisions and take responsible actions toward the environment.$300K ($100K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/09/28
2021/12/06EPA-EE-21-09 Environmental Education Local Grants Program for Region 9 — Solicitation Notice for 2021 The purpose of the Environmental Education Local Grants Program in Region 9 is to support locally-focused environmental education projects that increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues and provide the skills that participants in its funded projects need to make informed decisions and take responsible actions toward the environment.$300K ($100K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/09/28
2021/12/06EPA-EE-21-05 Environmental Education Local Grants Program for Region 5 — Solicitation Notice for 2021 The purpose of the Environmental Education Local Grants Program in Region 5 is to support locally-focused environmental education projects that increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues and provide the skills that participants in its funded projects need to make informed decisions and take responsible actions toward the environment.$300K ($100K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/09/28
2021/12/06EPA-EE-21-03 Environmental Education Local Grants Program for Region 3 — Solicitation Notice for 2021 The purpose of the Environmental Education Local Grants Program in Region 3 is to support locally-focused environmental education projects that increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues and provide the skills that participants in its funded projects need to make informed decisions and take responsible actions toward the environment.$300K ($100K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/09/28
2021/12/06EPA-EE-21-10 Environmental Education Local Grants Program for Region 10 — Solicitation Notice for 2021 The purpose of the Environmental Education Local Grants Program in Region 10 is to support locally-focused environmental education projects that increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues and provide the skills that participants in its funded projects need to make informed decisions and take responsible actions toward the environment.$300K ($100K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/09/28
2021/12/06EPA-EE-21-07 Environmental Education Local Grants Program for Region 7 — Solicitation Notice for 2021 The purpose of the Environmental Education Local Grants Program in Region 7 is to support locally-focused environmental education projects that increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues and provide the skills that participants in its funded projects need to make informed decisions and take responsible actions toward the environment.$300K ($100K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/09/28
2021/12/06EPA-EE-21-02 Environmental Education Local Grants Program for Region 2 — Solicitation Notice for 2021 The purpose of the Environmental Education Local Grants Program in Region 2 is to support locally-focused environmental education projects that increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues and provide the skills that participants in its funded projects need to make informed decisions and take responsible actions toward the environment.$300K ($100K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/09/28
2021/12/06EPA-EE-21-04 Environmental Education Local Grants Program for Region 4 — Solicitation Notice for 2021 The purpose of the Environmental Education Local Grants Program in Region 5 is to support locally-focused environmental education projects that increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues and provide the skills that participants in its funded projects need to make informed decisions and take responsible actions toward the environment.$300K ($100K)
Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
2021/09/28
2021/12/07DE-FOA-0002571 FY 2022 SBIR/STTR Phase II Release 1 The DOE invites eligible Phase I and Phase II awardees to apply for Phase II awards (grants and cooperative agreements) (both initial and second and third) under this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). Topic descriptions for this FOA can be found on the DOE SBIR/STTR web site at https://science.osti.gov/sbir/Funding-Opportunities. 1. Initial Phase II Awards The purpose of an Initial Phase II … Click for more$105M ($1.1M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2021/10/18
2021/12/0821-617 Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation The Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI) umbrella program seeks to enable funding opportunities that are flexible and responsive to the evolving and emerging needs in cyberinfrastructure (CI). This solicitation expands the CSSI program by adding a new project class: Transition to Sustainability. The program continues to emphasize integrated CI services, quantitative metri… Click for more$34M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/14
2021/12/0820-570 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)
2021/06/28
2021/12/08DE-FOA-0002503 UNIVERSITY-BASED CYBERSECURITY CENTERS This FOA seeks to establish a network of university-based, regional electric power cybersecurity centers. These centers should address interrelated research and development challenges of cybersecurity and critical energy infrastructure, while considering the distinctive characteristics of each region’s electricity system, network of infrastructure, and workforce expertise. It is envisioned that th… Click for more$10M ($2.5M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/09/28
2021/12/1321-624 Japan-U.S. Network Opportunity The Division of Computer and Network Systems (CNS) within the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) supports research and education activities that develop a better understanding of the fundamental properties of computer and network systems andcreate better abstractions and tools for designing, building, analyzing, and measuring… Click for more$2.2M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/28
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
2021/12/1421-593 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)
2021/09/01
2021/12/1520-597 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)
2021/08/17
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)
2021/09/14
2021/12/31DE-FOA-0002519 Natural Gas Demand Response Pilot Program DE-FOA-0002519 titled Natural Gas Demand Response Pilot Program.The objective of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to solicit and award Research and Development cooperative agreements for the development of multiple, regional, natural gas demand response pilot programs in collaboration with utilities, local distribution companies, and public utility commissions.$10M ($2.5M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/09/14
2021/12/31N00173-19-S-BA01 NRL Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Basic and Applied Research The NRL’s Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) issued under the provisions of paragraphs 35.016 and 6.102(d)(2) of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). Proposals may range from theoretical studies to proof-of-concept to include fabrication and delivery of a prototype. However, this is limited to research procurements for which it would be impossible to draft an adequate RFP in sufficient detail w… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Naval Research Laboratory
(DOD-ONR-NRL)
2021/10/18
2022/01/0622-501 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, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians and other Native Pacific Islandersas fut… Click for more$10M ($300K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/10/18
2022/01/0722-503 Launching Early-Career Academic Pathways in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences (LEAPS-MPS) The Launching Early-Career Academic Pathways in the Mathematical and Physical Sciences (LEAPS-MPS) call has an emphasis to help launch the careers of pre-tenure faculty in Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS) fields at institutions that do not traditionally receive significant amounts of NSF-MPS funding, such as some minority-serving institutions (MSIs), predominantly undergraduate institution… Click for more$10M ($250K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/10/18
2022/01/1122-509 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$24M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/10/18
2022/01/11NOAA-OAR-CPO-2022-2007019 Climate Program Office (CPO), Regional Integrated Science and Assessments (RISA) FY2022 The RISA program builds relationships that help local decision-makers and researchers collaborate on adapting to climate change. Through regionally-focused and interdisciplinary research and engagement teams, RISA expands the Nation’s capacity to adapt and become resilient to extreme weather events and climate change. RISA teams accomplish this through applied and co-developed research and partner… Click for more$5.9M ($1.2M)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2021/09/28
2022/01/1221-619 Biology Integration Institutes Biology has transformed science over the last century through discoveries that cross subdisciplines from the molecular to the organismal to the ecosystem level. While making great progress, biology has also slowly fragmented into subdisciplines, creating a dynamic tension between unifying principles and increasingly reductionist pursuits. The aim of this solicitation is to bring researchers togeth… Click for more$15M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/28
2022/01/17PD-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)
2021/08/05
2022/01/1715-521 Research on the Science and Technology Enterprise: Indicators, Statistics, and Methods 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)
2021/08/05
2022/01/17PD-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)
2021/10/18
2022/01/17PD-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)
2021/09/01
2022/01/1821-599 Advancing Informal STEM Learning The Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learningopportunities forthe public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environme… Click for more$44M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/07/21
2022/01/1821-604 Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science Phase II In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” ten 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 by bringing together diverse disciplinary perspectives to support … Click for more$20M ($10M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/10/18
2022/01/1822-511 Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs, Large CISE’s Division of Computer and Network Systems (CNS) supports research and education projects that take a system-oriented approach to the development of novel computing and networking technologies, or to the enhancement of existing systems in any of several dimensions, or that explore new ways to make use of existing technologies.This solicitation invites proposals tackling ambitious problems in … Click for more$12M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/10/18
2022/01/1821-623 Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program The objective of the Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program is to support basic scientific research about the nature, causes and/or consequences of the spatial distribution of human activity and/or environmental processes across a range of scales. Contemporary geographical research is an arena in which diverse research traditions and methodologies are valid. Recognizing the breadth of… Click for more$7M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/28
2022/01/1820-547 Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program The objective of the Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences (HEGS) Program is to support basic scientific research about the nature, causes, and/or consequences of the spatial distribution ofhuman activity and/or environmental processes across a range of scales.Projects about a broad range of topics may be appropriate for support if they enhance fundamental geographical knowledge, concepts, t… Click for more$6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/01
2022/01/1821-627 Research on the Science and Technology Enterprise: Indicators, Statistics, and Methods 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 technology (S&T) enterprise in the United States and othe… Click for more$1.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/28
2022/01/1921-579 Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources The fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) hold much promise as sectors of the economy where we can expect to see continuous vigorous growthin the coming decades. STEM job creation is expected to outpace non-STEM job creation significantly, according to the Commerce Department, reflecting the importance of STEM knowledge to the US economy. The National Science Foundatio… Click for more$63M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/08/05
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
2022/01/19PD-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)
2021/08/05
2022/01/2022-506 Research and Mentoring for Postbaccalaureates in Biological Sciences The Research and Mentoring for Postbaccalaureates (RaMP) in Biological Sciences program invites the submission of proposals to establish networks to support full-time research, mentoring, and training for recent college graduates who have had few or no research or training opportunities during college in research fields typically supported by the Directorate of Biological Sciences (BIO). Fostering… Click for more$40M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/10/18
2022/01/2021-571 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)
2021/06/28
2022/01/20DE-FOA-0002563 Early Career Research Program DOE SC hereby invites applications for support under the Early Career Research Program in the following program areas: Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR); Basic Energy Sciences (BES); Biological and Environmental Research (BER); Fusion Energy Sciences (FES); High Energy Physics (HEP); Nuclear Physics (NP); Isotope R&D and Production (DOE IP); or Accelerator R&D and Production (ARDAP). T… Click for moreTBD ($750K)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2021/09/14
2022/01/2121-610 Partnerships for Research and Education in Physics The NSF Division of Physics’ Partnerships for Research and Education in Physics (PREP) program aims to enable and grow partnerships between minority-serving institutions and Division-supported Physics Frontiers Centers to increase the participation of members of underrepresented groups in physics through excellent research and education endeavors that advance physics research goals.$2M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/01
2022/01/2121-620 Partnerships for Research and Education in Chemistry The CHE Partnerships for Research and Education in Chemistry (PREC) program aims to enable, build, and grow partnerships between minority-serving institutions (MSIs) and CHE-supported Centers for Chemical Innovation, NSF’s ChemMatCARS,the Molecular Sciences Software Institute (MolSSI), or the Molecule Maker Lab Institute (MMLI) to increase recruitment, retention and degree attainment (which define… Click for more$2M ($600K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/28
2022/01/22DE-FOA-0002417 TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION TO INCREASE HYDROPOWER FLEXIBILITY The purpose of this modification is to correct the Replies to Reviewer Comments deadline as listed on the title page. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is issuing, on behalf of the Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) through its HydroWIRES Initiative, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) titled “Technology Innovation to Increase Hydropower Flexibility.” The FOA see… Click for more$8.5M ($4M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2021/10/18
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)
2021/04/22
2022/01/2422-507 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 composing heterogeneous computing components and continually changing memory systems as novel, performant hardware surfaces. Applications fueled by rapid strides in machine learning, … Click for more$66M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/10/18
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
2022/01/2521-622 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)
2021/09/28
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)
2021/10/18
2022/01/25DARPA-RA-21-03 Young Faculty Award (YFA) The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award (YFA) program aims to identify and engage rising stars in junior research positions in academia and equivalent positions at non-profit research institutions, particularly those without prior DARPA funding, to expose them to Department of Defense (DoD) needs and DARPA’s mission to create and prevent technological surprise. YF… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Defense Sciences Office
(DOD-DARPA-DSO)
2021/10/18
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
2022/01/2719-575 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)
2021/09/14
2022/01/3122-500 Building Research Capacity of New Faculty in Biology With a focus on enhancing research capacity and broadening participation of new faculty of biology at minority-serving institutions (MSIs), predominantly undergraduate institutions (PUIs), and other universities and colleges that are not among the nation’s most research-intensive institutions, the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) offers theBuilding Research Capacity of New Faculty in Biol… Click for more$15M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/10/18
2022/01/3121-596 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)
2021/07/21
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
2022/02/01PD-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)
2021/09/28
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
2022/02/0219-610 Science and Technology Studies The Science and Technology Studies (STS) program supports research that uses historical, philosophical, and social scientific methods to investigate the intellectual, material, and social facets of the scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical (STEM) disciplines. It encompasses a broad spectrum of topics including interdisciplinary studies of ethics, equity, governance, and policy is… Click for more$6.2M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/08/17
2022/02/0322-505 Human Networks and Data Science The Human Networks and Data Science program (HNDS) supportsresearch that enhances understanding of human behavior by leveraging data andnetwork scienceresearch across a broad range of topics.HNDS research will identify ways in which dynamic, distributed, and heterogeneous data can provide novel answers to fundamental questions about individual and group behavior. HNDS is especially interested in p… Click for more$8M ($1.2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/10/18
2022/02/04N00014-21-S-F007 FY2022 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship (VBFF) Program Before World War I, Dr. Vannevar Bush (1890-1974) was a professor and Dean of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and founded a large defense and electronics company. He was a forward-thinking policymaker who, during World War II, went on to serve as the director of the U.S. Defense Department’s Office of Scientific Research and Development, coordinating the work of thousands… Click for more$24M ($3M)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2021/10/18
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
2022/02/09DE-FOA-0002516 Fiscal Year 2022 Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research The Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Nuclear Energy’s (DOE-NE) mission is to advance U.S. nuclear power in order to meet the nation’s energy needs by:1. Enhancing the long-term viability and competitiveness of the existing U.S. reactor fleet;2. Developing an advanced reactor pipeline; and,3. Implementing and maintaining the national strategic fuel cycle and supply chain infrastructure. Collec… Click for more$77M ($5M)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2021/09/01
2022/02/1019-611 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)
2021/09/28
2022/02/10PD-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)
2021/09/28
2022/02/11PD-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)
2021/09/01
2022/02/15PD-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)
2021/09/01
2022/02/15PD-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)
2021/09/01
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
2022/02/2221-559 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)
2021/05/18
2022/02/22FOA-AFRL-AFOSR-2021-0007 FY21 DEFENSE ESTABLISHED PROGRAM TO STIMULATE COMPETITIVE RESEARCH (DEPSCoR) RESEARCH COLLABORATION (RC) The Department of Defense (DoD) announces the fiscal year 2021 (FY21) Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) Research Collaboration (RC). The program is sponsored and managed by the Basic Research Office, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD [R&E]), awarded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), and administ… Click for more$12.6M ($600K)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
(DOD-AFOSR)
2021/09/14
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
2022/02/22FOA-AFRL-AFOSR-2021-0008 FY21 DEFENSE ESTABLISHED PROGRAM TO STIMULATE COMPETITIVE RESEARCH (DEPSCoR) CAPACITY BUILDING (CB) The Department of Defense (DoD) announces the fiscal year 2021 (FY21) Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) Capacity Building. The program is sponsored and managed by the Basic Research Office, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (OUSD [R&E]), awarded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), and administered throu… Click for moreTBD ($1M)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
(DOD-AFOSR)
2021/09/14
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
2022/03/0721-626 NSF-DFG Lead Agency Activity in Chemistry and Transport in Confined Spaces Recognizing the importance of international collaborations in promoting scientific discoveries, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation, DFG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on research cooperation. The MoU provides an overarching framework to enhance opportunities for collaborative activities between US and German r… Click for more$5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/28
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)
2021/09/28
2022/03/1021-615 EMERGING FRONTIERS IN RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (EFRI): Engineered Living Systems (ELiS) and Brain-Inspired Dynamics for Engineering Energy-Efficient Circuits and Artificial Intelligence (BRAID) 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$60M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/14
2022/03/1621-550 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)
2021/04/22
2022/03/17NOAA-SEC-OED-2022-2006995 Environmental Literacy Program: Increasing community resilience to extreme weather & climate change The goal of this funding opportunity is for communities to have sufficient collective environmental literacy to take actions that build resilience to extreme weather and climate change in ways that contribute to community health, social cohesion, and socio-economic equity. These communities will be composed of children, youth, and adults who participate in formal and/or informal education experien… Click for more$5M ($500K)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2021/10/18
2022/03/21HR001121S0040 Hardening Development Toolchains Against Emergent Execution Engines (HARDEN) The HARDEN program will explore novel approaches that use formal verification methods and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-aided program models, analyses, and logics to develop practical tools to anticipate, isolate, and mitigate emergent execution engines throughout the entire software development lifecycle in order to disrupt the patterns of robust, reliable, and composable exploit primitives that e… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Information Innovation Office
(DOD-DARPA-I2O)
2021/10/18
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)
2021/06/28
2022/03/31W911NF-17-S-0002 Army Research Office Broad Agency Announcement for Fundamental Research This BAA sets forth research areas of interest to the ARO. This BAA is issued under FAR 6.102(d)(2), which provides for the competitive selection of basic and applied research proposals, and 10 U.S.C. 2358, 10 U.S.C. 2371, and 10 U.S.C. 2371b, which provide the authorities for issuing awards under this announcement for basic and applied research. The definitions of basic and applied research may b… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Dept of the Army — Materiel Command
(DOD-AMC)
2021/06/03
2022/03/31W911NF-17-S-0003 Army Research Laboratory Broad Agency Announcement for Basic and Applied Scientific Research This BAA sets forth basic and applied scientific research areas of interest of the Army Research Laboratory. This BAA is issued under paragraph 6.102(d)(2) of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), which provides for the competitive selection of basic and applied research proposals, and 10 U.S.C. 2358, 10 U.S.C. 2371, and 10 U.S.C. 2371b, which provide the authorities for issuing awards under t… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Dept of the Army — Materiel Command
(DOD-AMC)
2021/06/03
2022/04/01NOAA-OAR-SG-2023-2007040 National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship The National Sea Grant College Program was enacted by U.S. Congress in 1966 (amended in 2008, Public Law 110-394) to support federal and state partnerships that harness the intellectual capacity of the nation’s universities and research institutions to solve problems and generate opportunities in coastal communities. This notice announces that applications may be submitted for the 2023 National Se… Click for more$7.5M ($89K)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2021/09/28
2022/04/1221-557 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)
2021/05/05
2022/04/1521-533 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)
2021/05/05
2022/04/2520-544 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)
2021/05/05
2022/05/02DE-FOA-0001817 U.S. Industry Opportunities for Advanced Nuclear Technology Development The fundamental premise behind this FOA is to provide a direct vehicle to support innovative, domestic nuclear industry-driven designs and technologies that have high potential to improve the overall economic outlook for nuclear power in the U.S.$250M ($20M)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2021/07/21
2022/05/0221-527 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)
2021/05/18
2022/05/02PD-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)
2021/09/28
2022/05/2521-572 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)
2021/06/28
2022/06/01G22AS00013 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) Broad Agency Announcement for 3D Lidar DataTBD ($800K)
Geological Survey
(DOI-USGS1)
2021/10/18
2022/06/0720-608 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)
2021/06/14
2022/06/09DE-FOA-0002510 Notice of Intent to Issue: DE-FOA-0002415 Advancing Wave Energy Technologies through Open Water Testing at PacWave The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Advancing Wave Energy Technologies through Open Water Testing at PacWave.” This is a Notice of Intent (NOI) only. EERE may issue a FOA as described, may issue a FOA that is significantly different than the FOA desc… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2021/06/14
2022/06/10HR001121S0032 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. In support of this m… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Defense Sciences Office
(DOD-DARPA-DSO)
2021/06/14
2022/07/14DE-FOA-0002541 Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0002417 The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) through its HydroWIRES Initiative, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Technology Innovation to Increase Hydropower Flexibility “. The FOA seeks next-generation technologies from manufacturers, equipment vendors, and research organizations to improve … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2021/07/21
2022/07/1521-580 CyberCorps(R) Scholarship for Service Cyberspace has transformed the daily lives of people. Society’s overwhelming reliance on cyberspace, however, has exposed the system’s fragility and vulnerabilities: corporations, agencies, national infrastructure, and individuals continue to suffer cyber-attacks. Achieving a truly secure cyberspace requires addressing both challenging scientific and engineering problems involving many components … Click for more$20M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/08/05
2022/07/1821-607 NSF-Simons Collaboration on a National Institute for Theory and Mathematics in Biology The purpose of the NSF-Simons Collaboration on a National Institute for Theory and Mathematics in Biology (NITMB) is to support a research institute to enable innovative research at the intersection of mathematical and biological sciences to facilitate new developments of biology-inspired mathematical theories, methodologies, and innovative modeling approaches to advance the understanding of chall… Click for more$50M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/01
2022/07/2520-525 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)
2021/09/01
2022/08/0121-584 Research Experiences for Teachers Sites in Biological Sciences The National Science Foundation’s Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) will support up to 10 awards annually to enable active research by cohorts of middle school teachers, high school teachers and/or community college faculty. Research Experiences for Teachers Sites (RET Sites; RETS) will be based at institutions of higher learning or other non-profit organizations in the U.S. that conduct e… Click for more$6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/08/17
2022/08/2419-582 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)
2021/09/14
2022/08/2621-576 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)
2021/09/01
2022/08/3021-578 Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program The National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program (Noyce) invites innovative proposals that address the critical need for recruiting, preparing, and retaining highly effective elementary and secondary mathematics and science teachers and teacher leaders in high-need school districts. To achieve this goal, Noyce supports talented science, technology, engineering, and mathemat… Click for more$67M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/14
2022/09/05PD-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)
2021/09/28
2022/09/15PD-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)
2021/09/28
2022/09/1921-591 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)
2021/09/28
2022/09/1920-575 Joint DMS/NIGMS Initiative to Support Research at the Interface of the Biological and Mathematical Sciences The Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS)in the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS) at the National Science Foundation (NSF)and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)plan to support fundamental research in mathematics and statistics necessary to answer questions in the biological and biomedical sciences. Both age… Click for more$5M ($1.2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/28
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
2022/09/26PD-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)
2021/10/18
2022/09/2720-598 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)
2021/10/18
2022/09/30N00014-22-S-B001 Long Range Broad Agency Announcement for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology This publication constitutes a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for awards by the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Contact and Grants Awards Management Division, ONR Code 25 (or others approved by Code 25), ONR Global (ONRG) and the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab (MCWL) as contemplated in Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.102(d)(2) and 35.016 and the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Ac… Click for more$1,000M ($55M)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2021/10/18
2022/09/30DE-FOA-0002562 FY 2022 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 more$400M ($5M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2021/10/18
2022/09/30DE-FOA-0001953 SOLICITATION ON TOPICS INFORMING NEW PROGRAM AREAS To obtain a copy of the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) please go to the ARPA-E website at https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov. To apply to this FOA, Applicants must register with nd submit application materials through ARPA-E eXCHANGE (https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov/Registration.aspx). For detailed guidance on using ARPA-E eXCHANGE, please refer to the ARPA-E eXCHANGE User Guide (https://arpa-e-f… Click for more$114.8M ($3.7M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2021/09/01
2022/09/30NOAA-OAR-SG-2022-2007012 FY2022 National Sea Grant College Program Special Projects The National Sea Grant College Program was enacted by the U.S. Congress in 1966 (amended in 2008, Public Law 110-394) to support leveraged federal and state partnerships that harness the intellectual capacity of the nation’s universities and research institutions to solve problems and generate opportunities in coastal communities. The purpose of this notice is to request proposals for special proj… Click for more$30M ($1M)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2021/09/28
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
2022/10/0520-572 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)
2021/10/18
2023/04/29W911NF-18-S-0005 U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences Broad Agency Announcement for Basic, Applied, and Advanced Research (Fiscal Years 2018-2023) Notice to All Interested Vendors: If you have questions regarding Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) W911NF-18-S-0005 or any white paper solicitation associated with W911NF-18-S-0005, please submit your question(s) in writing to the ACC (APG) RTP Point of Contact, Maria D. Nelson, at maria.d.nelson.civ@army.mil. This process helps expedite responses to your question(s). The full announcement lists an… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Dept of the Army — Materiel Command
(DOD-AMC)
2021/09/01
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
2023/08/1521-583 Geoinformatics The Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) will consider proposals for the development of cyberinfrastructure (CI) for the Earth Sciences (Geoinformatics). EAR-supported geoinformatics opportunities will fit into three tracks: Catalytic Track, Facility Track, and Sustainability Track. These tracks broadly support the lifecycle of geoinformatics resource development, from pilots (Catalytic) to broad impl… Click for more$5.3M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/01
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
2023/09/30W911NF-20-S-0011 CCDC-ARL MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY FOA This notice of funding availability constitutes a competitive mechanism by which to evaluate and select proposals for award, including a merit-based competition, as described in the Department of Defense Grants and Agreements Regulations (DoDGARS), 32 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)22.315 for the selection of proposals to be awarded a TIA and for the competitive process for the award of OTs. A f… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Dept of the Army — Materiel Command
(DOD-AMC)
2021/06/03
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
2024/05/01W911NF-19-S-0004 ARMY APPLICATIONS LAB BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT FOR DISRUPTIVE APPLICATIONS This BAA sets forth research areas of interest to the Army Applications Lab (AAL). This BAA is issued under paragraph 6.102(d)(2) of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), which provides for the competitive selection of basic and applied research proposals, and 10 U.S.C. 2358, 10 U.S.C. 2371, and 10 U.S.C. 2371b, which provide the authorities for issuing awards under this announcement for basic… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Dept of the Army — Materiel Command
(DOD-AMC)
2021/06/03
2024/10/07DE-FOA-0002587 Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0002588 “Regional Clean Hydrogen Analysis” The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Office (HFTO), and in coordination across DOE offices, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Regional Clean Hydrogen Analysis.” HFTO’s Regional Clean Hydrogen Analysis FOA would solicit analysis projects to identify and characterize the value proposition o… Click for more$2M ($500K)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2021/10/18
2025/02/19W911NF20S0003 Staff Research Program The ARO is soliciting proposals for Staff Research Program opportunities. The purpose of the program is to enable ARO scientific staff to maintain and expand professional competence in support of fulfilling the ARO mission through the conduct of hands-on, basic research. The staff research will be performed collaboratively with institutions external to ARO. Staff research efforts will involve scie… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Dept of the Army — Materiel Command
(DOD-AMC)
2021/06/03
2025/03/31W911NF-20-S-0008 UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY Broad Agency Announcement The U.S. Military Academy at West Point’s mission is “to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army.” The United States Military Academy is located at West Point, New Y… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Dept of the Army — Materiel Command
(DOD-AMC)
2021/06/03
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
2026/04/30W911NF21S0009 LPS Qubit Collaboratory (LQC) The U.S. Army Research Office (ARO) in partnership with NSA’s Laboratory for Physical Science (LPS) is soliciting Incubator, Collaboration, and Fellowship research proposals for participation in the LPS Qubit Collaboratory (LQC). The mission of the LQC can be captured in three broad goals: 1) pursue disruptive fundamental research and enabling technologies with a focus on qubit development for qua… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Dept of the Army — Materiel Command
(DOD-AMC)
2021/06/03
2026/05/11FA865021S2205 Collaboration for Innovative Research on Aircraft Structure (CIRAS) Collaboration for Innovative Research on Aircraft Structure (CIRAS) The Aerospace Vehicles Division (RQV), Aerospace Systems Directorate (RQ), Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), is soliciting research in aircraft structural design, analysis, and experimentation, specifically in the following areas: Innovative structural concepts for reducing weight and/or improving performance Generation of rea… Click for more$6M (TBD)
Air Force — Research Lab
(DOD-AFRL)
2021/07/21
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)
2021/09/14
2030/10/14DE-FOA-0002265 University Nuclear Leadership 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 University Nuclear Leadership Program (UNLP) and as administered by the Department… Click for more$50M ($3M)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2021/09/28
TBD21-616 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)
2021/09/28
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)
2021/09/01
TBD21-600 Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs Materials Research is the field of science where physics, chemistry, materials science, and engineering naturally converge in the pursuit of the fundamental understanding of the properties of materials and the phenomena they host. Materials are abundant and pervasive, serving as critical building blocks in technology and innovation. Materials Research impacts life and society, as it shapes our und… Click for more$66M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/01
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)
2021/08/05
TBDPD-20-7644 Electrochemical Systems TheElectrochemical Systemsprogram is part of the Chemical Process Systems cluster, which also includes: 1) theCatalysisprogram; 2) theInterfacial Engineeringprogram; and 3) theProcess Systems, Reaction Engineering, and Molecular Thermodynamicsprogram. The goal of theElectrochemical Systemsprogram is to support fundamental engineering science research that will enable innovative processes involving… Click for more$13.1M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/06/14
TBDPD-20-1440 Environmental Engineering The Environmental Engineering program is part of the Environmental Engineering and Sustainability cluster, which also includes 1) the Nanoscale Interactions program; and 2) the Environmental Sustainability program. Environmental engineering is an interdisciplinary field that applies chemical, biological, and physical scientific principles to protect human and ecological health. The goal of the Env… Click for more$10M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/08/05
TBDPD-21-1443 Fluid Dynamics TheFluid Dynamicsprogram is part of the Transport Phenomena cluster, which also includes 1) theCombustion and Fire Systemsprogram; 2) theParticulate and Multiphase Processesprogram; and 3) theThermal Transport Processesprogram. The Fluid Dynamics program supports fundamental research toward gaining an understanding of the physics of various fluid dynamics phenomena. Proposed research should contri… Click for more$9.2M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/06/14
TBDPD-21-7643 Environmental Sustainability The Environmental Sustainability program is part of the Environmental Engineering and Sustainability cluster together with 1) theEnvironmental Engineering program and 2) the Nanoscale Interactions program. The goal of the Environmental Sustainability program is to promote sustainable engineered systems that support human well-being and that are also compatible with sustaining natural (environmenta… Click for more$7.1M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/06/14
TBDPD-20-1406 Thermal Transport Processes TheThermal Transport Processesprogram is part of the Transport Phenomena cluster, which alsoincludes1) theCombustion and Fire Systemsprogram; 2) theFluid Dynamicsprogram; and 3) theParticulate and Multiphase Processesprogram. TheThermal Transport Processesprogram supports engineering research projects that lay the foundation for newadvances in thermal transport phenomena. These projects should eit… Click for more$7M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/06/14
TBDPD-21-7236 Biophotonics TheBiophotonicsprogram is part of the Engineering Biology and Health cluster, which also includes: 1) the Biosensing program; 2) the Cellular and Biochemical Engineering program; 3) the Disability and Rehabilitation Engineering program; and 4) the Engineering of Biomedical Systems program. The goal of theBiophotonicsprogram is to explore the research frontiers in photonics principles, engineering … Click for more$6.6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/06/14
TBDPD-20-1403 Process Systems, Reaction Engineering, and Molecular Thermodynamics TheProcess Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamicsprogram is part of the Chemical Process Systems cluster, which also includes: 1) theCatalysisprogram; 2) theElectrochemical Systemsprogram; and 3) theInterfacial Engineeringprogram. The goal of theProcess Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamicsprogram is to advance fundamental engineering research on the rates … Click for more$4.9M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/06/14
TBDPD-20-1407 Combustion and Fire Systems TheCombustion and Fire Systemsprogram is part of the Transport Phenomena cluster, which also includes 1) theFluid Dynamicsprogram; 2) theParticulate and Multiphase Processesprogram; and 3) theThermal Transport Processesprogram. The goal of theCombustion and Fire Systemsprogram is to advance energy conversion efficiency, improve energy security, enable cleaner environments, and enhance public safet… Click for more$4.7M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/06/14
TBD21-621 Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program – Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards The objective of the Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program is to support basic scientific research about the nature, causes and/or consequences of the spatial distribution of human activity and/or environmental processes across a range of scales. Contemporary geographical research is an arena in which diverse research traditions and methodologies are valid. Recognizing the breadth of… Click for more$375K ($20K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/10/18
TBDPD-17-1620 Marine Geology and Geophysics The Marine Geology and Geophysics Core Program supports research on all aspects of the geology and geophysics of the present ocean basins and margins, as well as those of the Great Lakes. The Program supports science that includes: Structure, composition, tectonics, and evolution of the oceanic lithosphere Paleoceanography, paleoclimate, and sea level change Submarine volcanology, petrology and ge… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/14
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)
2021/04/22
TBDPD-19-072Y Engineering Design and Systems Engineering The Engineering Design and Systems Engineering (EDSE) program supports fundamental research that advances design science and/or systems science through the creation of new knowledge about the design of engineered artifacts. Engineered artifacts include, but are not limited to, devices, products, processes, platforms, materials, organizations, systems, and systems of systems. The program focuses on… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/08/17
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)
2021/06/28
TBDFA9550-21-S-0001 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)
2021/10/18
TBDPD-21-1179 Nanoscale Interactions The Nanoscale Interactions program is part of the Environmental Engineering and Sustainability cluster, which also includes: 1) the Environmental Engineering program; and 2) the Environmental Sustainability program. The goal of theNanoscale Interactions program is to support research toadvance fundamental and quantitative understanding of the interactions of nanomaterials and nanosystems with biol… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/06/14
TBDPD-21-110Z ECosystem for Leading Innovation in Plasma Science and Engineering Plasma science is a transdisciplinary field of research where fundamental studies in many disciplines, including plasma physics, plasma chemistry, materials science, and space science, come together to advance knowledge for discovery and technological innovation. The primary goal of the ECosystem for Leading Innovation in Plasma Science and Engineering (ECLIPSE) program is to identify and capitali… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/09/28