Funding Opportunities

External Funding Opportunities

New Entries and Updates on October 26, 2020

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2020/11/0420-595 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)
2020/11/06DE-FOA-0002427 Research Needs Related to Enhanced Weathering as a Mechanism for Carbon Dioxide Removal The purpose of this Request for Information is to determine the most important research needs related to enhanced weathering as a viable negative emissions technology for CO2 removal from the atmosphere. This is solely a request for information and is not a Funding Opportunity Announcement. The Department of Energy is not accepting applications to this Request for Information.TBD (TBD)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/11/1620-577 Division of Chemistry: Disciplinary Research Programs This solicitation applies to nine CHE Disciplinary Chemistry Research Programs: Chemical Catalysis (CAT); Chemical Measurement and Imaging (CMI); Chemical Structure, Dynamics and Mechanisms-A (CSDM-A); Chemical Structure Dynamics and Mechanisms-B (CSDM-B); Chemical Synthesis (SYN); Chemical Theory, Models and Computational Methods (CTMC); Chemistry of Life Processes (CLP); Environmental Chemical S… Click for more$150M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/11/19DE-FOA-0002376 Enabling Gasification of Blended Coal, Biomass and Plastic Wastes to Produce Hydrogen with Potential for Net Negative Carbon Dioxide Emissions. The purpose of this modification is to revise the Submission Deadline for Full Applications. The Application Submission Deadline is revised to 11/19/2020 11:59:59 PM ET. The overarching objective of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to generate lab-scale data and experience to further encourage the development of technologies and commercial approaches to enable a hydrogen-based energy econo… Click for moreTBD ($500K)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/12/02DE-FOA-0002265 Integrated University Program – Scholarship and Fellowship Support A. STATEMENT OF OBJECTIVESThis Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to award multiple cooperative agreements to accredited United States (U.S.) two- and four-year colleges and universities (Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs)) to receive and administer scholarship and fellowship funding provided through the Integrated University Program (IUP) and as administered by the Department of Energ… Click for more$50M ($3M)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2021/01/20DE-FOA-0002196 Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) – 2020 The objective of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to research and develop next-generation building technologies that have the potential for significant energy savings and improved demand flexibility, affordability, and occupant comfort. An additional goal is to advance building construction, remodeling, and retrofit practices, and associated workforces.TBD ($3M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2021/01/2121-519 Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Institutes for Data-Intensive Research in Science and Engineering In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (seehttps://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering b… Click for more$70M ($20M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/2521-518 EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations (RII Track-2 FEC) 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. A jurisdiction is eligible to participate in NSF EPSCoR if their most recent 5-year level of total NSF funding is equal to or less than 0.75% of the total NSF budget subject to certain exclusions. Jurisdictions abo… Click for more$10.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/01/29DE-FOA-0002363 Notice of Opportunity for Technical Assistance (NOTA): Improving Hydropower’s Value through Informed Decision Making Notice of Opportunity for Technical Assistance (NOTA): Improving Hydropower’s Value through Informed Decision Making The objectives of this Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) NOTA are to: * Provide hydropower decision-makers such as utilities and system operators with National Lab expertise and capabilities to address challenges and capture opportuni… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2021/02/0121-516 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)
2021/02/16DE-FOA-0002421 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 more$100M ($750K)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2021/03/0221-515 EarthCube EarthCube is a community-driven activity sponsored through a partnership between the NSF Directorate for Geosciences (GEO)and theOffice of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC) within the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE)to transformresearch inthe academic geosciences community. EarthCube aims to create a well-connected and facile environment to share data and knowle… Click for more$10M ($1.8M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/03/03DE-FOA-0002206 Connected Communities Amendment 000001: The purpose of this modification was to add Section I.C.: Teaming List, to page 18 of the FOA. Initial Posting: A Connected Community (CC) is a group of grid-interactive efficient buildings GEB with diverse, flexible end use equipment and other distributed energy resources (DERs) that collectively work to maximize building, community, and grid efficiency. Under this FOA, DOE will… Click for more$65M ($7M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2021/04/2321-505 Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-1 In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (seehttps://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering l… Click for more$80M ($20M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2021/10/0620-572 Discovery Research PreK-12 The Discovery Research PreK-12 program (DRK-12) seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science (STEM) by preK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of STEM education innovations and approaches. Projects in the DRK-12 program build on fundamental research in STEM education and prior research and dev… Click for more$64M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
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)
TBD17-594 Research Coordination Networks (RCN) The goal of the RCN program is to advance a field or create new directions in research or education by supporting groups of investigators to communicate and coordinate their research, training and educational activities across disciplinary, organizational, geographic and international boundaries. The RCN program provides opportunities to foster new collaborations,including international partnershi… Click for more$12.5M ($500K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
TBDPD-19-073Y Engineering for Civil Infrastructure The Engineering for Civil Infrastructure (ECI) program supports fundamental research in infrastructure materials and architectural, geotechnical and structural engineering that can shape the future of the nation’s civil infrastructure. The ECI program focuses on geomaterials and geostructures, structural materials (metallic, polymeric, cementitious, glass, composites, etc.), structural and non-str… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)

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2020/10/2820-592 Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI): 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 program continues the CSSI program by removing the distinction betweensoftwareanddataelements/framework implementations, and instead emphasizing integrated CI services, quantit… Click for more$33M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/31
2020/10/2820-567 Coastlines and People Hubs for Research and Broadening Participation Scientific research into complex coastal systems and the interplay with coastal hazards is vital for predicting, responding to and mitigating threats in these regions. Understanding the risks associated with coastal hazards requires a holistic Earth Systems approach that integrates improved understanding of and, where possible, predictions about natural, social, and technological processes with ef… Click for more$29.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/28
2020/10/28HR001118S0057 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)
2020/09/14
2020/11/0217-580 Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs Research supported by the Division of Materials Research (DMR) focuses on advancing fundamental understanding of materials, materials discovery, design, synthesis, characterization, properties, and materials-related phenomena. DMR awards enable understanding of the electronic, atomic, and molecular structures, mechanisms, and processes that govern nanoscale to macroscale morphology and properties;… Click for more$55M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/11/18
2020/11/0220-589 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)
2020/08/03
2020/11/0220-593 Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative The NSF Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) seeks to award grants intended to support research independence among early-career academicians who specifically lack access to adequate organizational or other resources. It is expected that funds obtained through this program will be used to support untenured faculty or research scientists (or equivalent) in their fi… Click for more$10M ($175K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/13
2020/11/0218-584 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)
2020/07/07
2020/11/0420-594 NSF/VMware Partnership on The Next Generation of Sustainable Digital Infrastructure The goal of this joint solicitation between NSF and VMware is to foster novel, transformative research in fundamental and systematic approaches that bring dramatic increases in the environmental sustainability of the Digital Infrastructure leading to practical methodologies and tools. The Digital Infrastructure is broadly defined as the totality of software, hardware, and the methods for managing … Click for more$6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/17
2020/11/0420-595 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)
2020/10/26
2020/11/06DE-FOA-0002427 Research Needs Related to Enhanced Weathering as a Mechanism for Carbon Dioxide Removal The purpose of this Request for Information is to determine the most important research needs related to enhanced weathering as a viable negative emissions technology for CO2 removal from the atmosphere. This is solely a request for information and is not a Funding Opportunity Announcement. The Department of Energy is not accepting applications to this Request for Information.TBD (TBD)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/10/26
2020/11/09DE-FOA-0002370 Carbon Ore, Rare Earths and Critical Minerals (CORE-CM) Initiative for U.S. Basins This Notice of Intent (NOI) is for informational purposes only. The Department of Energy (DOE) is not seeking comments on the information contained in the notice. This is a NOI to issue Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) DE-FOA-0002364 titled “Carbon Ore, Rare Earths and Critical Minerals (CORE-CM) Initiative for United States (U.S.) Basins”. The anticipated objectives of the FOA are to develo… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/07/07
2020/11/09DE-FOA-0002372 Request for Information on Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy’s Medium- and Heavy-Duty Truck Research and Development Activities & SuperTruck Initiative This is solely a request for information and is not a Funding Opportunity Announcement. The Department of Energy is not accepting applications to this Request for Information. The Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO), within the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), seeks feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies,… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/10/13
2020/11/1020-558 PFE: Research Initiation in Engineering Formation The PFE: Research Initiation in Engineering Formation (PFE: RIEF) program has two goals: 1) Support research in the Professional Formation of Engineers (PFE), and 2) Increase the community of researchers conducting PFE research. PIs are expected to have little or no experience conducting social science or education research. PFE: RIEF is not intended for established researchers in engineering educ… Click for more$3M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/20
2020/11/1220-591 Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE): Core Programs The NSF CISE Directorate supports research and education projects that develop new knowledge in all aspects of computing, communications, and information science and engineering, as well as advanced cyberinfrastructure, through the following core programs: Division of Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): Algorithmic Foundations (AF) program; Communications and Information Foundations (CI… Click for more$280M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/31
2020/11/1220-598 International Research Experiences for Students The International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program supports international research and research-related activities for U.S. science and engineering students. The IRES program contributes to development of a diverse, globally engaged workforce with world-class skills. IRES focuses on active research participation by undergraduate and/or graduate students in high quality internationa… Click for more$10M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/28
2020/11/12DE-FOA-0002362 Fiscal Year 2021 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)
2020/09/28
2020/11/1220-600 Harnessing the Data Revolution: Coordination Hub (HDR Central) 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 (seehttps://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering … Click for more$2M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/17
2020/11/1620-577 Division of Chemistry: Disciplinary Research Programs This solicitation applies to nine CHE Disciplinary Chemistry Research Programs: Chemical Catalysis (CAT); Chemical Measurement and Imaging (CMI); Chemical Structure, Dynamics and Mechanisms-A (CSDM-A); Chemical Structure Dynamics and Mechanisms-B (CSDM-B); Chemical Synthesis (SYN); Chemical Theory, Models and Computational Methods (CTMC); Chemistry of Life Processes (CLP); Environmental Chemical S… Click for more$150M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/26
2020/11/1618-575 Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Grants The Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Grants (AAG) Program is an inclusive and flexible funding opportunity to support research in the astronomical sciences. The Program provides individual investigator and collaborative research grants for observational, theoretical, laboratory, and archival data studies in astronomy and astrophysics. The Program also considers proposals for projects and tools … Click for more$48.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/12/02
2020/11/1619-528 Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems The CNH2 Program supports research projects that advance basic scientific understanding of integrated socio-environmental systems and the complex interactions (dynamics, processes, and feedbacks) within and among the environmental (biological, physical and chemical) and human (“socio”) (economic, social, political, or behavioral) components of such a system. The program seeks proposals that emphas… Click for more$18M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/12/02
2020/11/1620-579 Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems The DISES Program supports research projects that advance basic scientific understanding of integrated socio-environmental systems and the complex interactions (dynamics, processes, and feedbacks) within and among the environmental (biological, physical and chemical) and human (“socio”) (economic, social, political, or behavioral) components of such a system. The program seeks proposals that empha… Click for more$18M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/06/22
2020/11/1618-576 Advanced Technologies and Instrumentation The Advanced Technologies and Instrumentation (ATI) program provides individual investigator and collaborative research grants for development of new technologies and instrumentation for astronomy and astrophysics.The program supports overarching science objectives of the Division of Astronomical Sciences.Development of innovative, potentially transformative technologies are encouraged, even at hi… Click for more$8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/12/02
2020/11/1619-596 NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering Plasma Physics is a study of matter and physical systems whose intrinsic properties are governed by collective interactions of large ensembles of free charged particles. 99.9% of the visible Universe is thought to consist of plasmas. The underlying physics of the collective behavior in plasmas has applications to space physics and astrophysics, materials science, applied mathematics, fusion scienc… Click for more$4M ($250K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/12/16
2020/11/16PD-16-1266 Applied Mathematics The Applied Mathematics program supports mathematics research motivated by or having an effect on problems arising in science and engineering. Mathematical merit and novelty, as well as breadth and quality of impact on applications, are important factors. Proposals to develop critical mathematical techniques from individual investigators as well as from interdisciplinary teams are encouraged. Prop… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/12/02
2020/11/16PD-18-1242 Plasma Physics Proposals in the area of plasma physics submitted to the Division of Physics that are not governed by another solicitation (such as CAREER), must be submitted either to the Division-wide solicitation: Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects or to the NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering solicitation. Proposals addressing multi-disciplinary topics in pla… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/05/11
2020/11/16PD-20-8084 Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering Advanced computational infrastructure and the ability to perform large-scale simulations and accumulate massive amounts of data have revolutionized scientific and engineering disciplines. The goal of the CDS&E program is to identify and capitalize on opportunities for major scientific and engineering breakthroughs through new computational and data analysis approaches. The intellectual drivers may… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/07/20
2020/11/16PD-20-1242 Plasma Physics Proposals in the area of plasma physics submitted to the Division of Physics that are not governed by another solicitation (such as CAREER), must be submitted either to the Division-wide solicitation: Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects or to the NSF/DOE Partnership in Basic Plasma Science and Engineering solicitation. Proposals addressing multi-disciplinary topics in pla… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/17
2020/11/19DE-FOA-0002376 Enabling Gasification of Blended Coal, Biomass and Plastic Wastes to Produce Hydrogen with Potential for Net Negative Carbon Dioxide Emissions. The purpose of this modification is to revise the Submission Deadline for Full Applications. The Application Submission Deadline is revised to 11/19/2020 11:59:59 PM ET. The overarching objective of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to generate lab-scale data and experience to further encourage the development of technologies and commercial approaches to enable a hydrogen-based energy econo… Click for moreTBD ($500K)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/10/26
2020/11/2017-579 Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation The Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program is an alliance-based program. The program’s theory isbased on the Tinto model for student retention1.Theoverall goal of the program is to assist universities and collegesin diversifying the nation’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce by increasing the number of STEM baccalaureate and graduate degre… Click for more$22.3M ($4.5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/02/11
2020/11/23BAA-RVKV-2015-0003 AFRL RD/RV University Cooperative Agreement This is a 5 year, open BAA. The AFRL Directed Energy Directorate (RD) and Space Vehicles Directorate (RV) are interested in receiving proposals under this announcement in order to establish university Cooperative Agreements (CA) to provide funds to students/professors in a timely manner for the purpose of engaging U.S./U.S. territories’ colleges and universities in directed energy and space vehicl… Click for more$24.5M (TBD)
Air Force — Research Lab
(DOD-AFRL)
2018/09/04
2020/11/30NOAA-OAR-CPO-2021-2006389 Climate Program Office FY2021 Climate variability and change present society with significant economic, health, safety, and security challenges. As part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) climate portfolio within the Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), the Climate Program Office (CPO) addresses these climate challenges by managing competitive research programs through which high-priorit… Click for more$10M ($300K)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2020/08/03
2020/12/0119-601 Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources The fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) hold much promise as sectors of the economy where we can expect to see continuous vigorous growthin the coming decades. STEM job creation is expected to outpace non-STEM job creation significantly, according to the Commerce Department, reflecting the importance of STEM knowledge to the US economy. The National Science Foundatio… Click for more$63M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/17
2020/12/01DE-FOA-0002357 Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2020 Perovskite Funding Program Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2020 Perovskite Funding Program$20M ($10M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/08/31
2020/12/01PD-16-1271 Computational Mathematics Supports mathematical research in areas of science where computation plays a central and essential role, emphasizing analysis, development and implementation of numerical methods and algorithms, and symbolic methods. The prominence of computation with analysis and ultimate implementation efficiency of the computational methods in the research is a hallmark of the program. Proposals ranging from si… Click for more$18M ($1.2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/12/16
2020/12/02DE-FOA-0002265 Integrated University Program – Scholarship and Fellowship Support A. STATEMENT OF OBJECTIVESThis Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to award multiple cooperative agreements to accredited United States (U.S.) two- and four-year colleges and universities (Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs)) to receive and administer scholarship and fellowship funding provided through the Integrated University Program (IUP) and as administered by the Department of Energ… Click for more$50M ($3M)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2020/10/26
2020/12/0220-563 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)
2020/08/03
2020/12/03PD-12-8084 Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering Advanced computational infrastructure and the ability to perform large-scale simulations and accumulate massive amounts of data have revolutionized scientific and engineering disciplines. The goal of the CDS&E program is to identify and capitalize on opportunities for major scientific and engineering breakthroughs through new computational and data analysis approaches. The intellectual drivers may… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2019/12/16
2020/12/0420-604 National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes Artificial Intelligence (AI) has advanced tremendously and today promisespersonalizedhealthcare; enhanced national security; improved transportation; and more effective education, to name just a few benefits. Increased computing power, the availability of large datasets and streaming data, and algorithmic advances in machine learning (ML) have made it possible for AI research and development to cr… Click for more$160M ($20M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/31
2020/12/0418-509 Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (HBCU-RISE) The Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program provides supportto enhance the research capabilities of minority-serving institutions (MSI) through the establishment of centers that effectively integrate education and research.MSIs of higher education denote institutions that have undergraduate enrollments of 50% or more (based on total student enrollment) of members o… Click for more$19.3M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/10
2020/12/04NOAA-NOS-ORR-2021-2006587 FY2021 Marine Debris Removal This funding opportunity requires a Letter of Intent (LOI) to be submitted before full proposals will be invited. LOIs must be received via email to grants.marinedebris@noaa.gov (as an attachment) no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, September 4, 2020. If invited per the instructions in this announcement, full proposals must then be submitted through and validated by Grants.gov on or before 11:5… Click for more$2.5M ($250K)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2020/08/31
2020/12/0818-564 Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects The Division of Physics (PHY)supports physics research and the preparation of future scientists in the nation’s colleges and universities across a broad range of physics disciplines that span scales of space and time from the largest to the smallest and the oldest to the youngest. The Division is comprised of disciplinary programs covering experimental and theoretical research in the following maj… Click for more$90M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/04/27
2020/12/0820-580 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)
2020/06/22
2020/12/1020-596 Community Instruments and Facilities The intent of the Community Instruments and Facilities (CIF) solicitation is to provide the NSF-sponsored atmospheric sciences research community with access to specialized instrumentation for field and laboratory-based studies.The CIF solicitation requests proposals from instrument and facility providers who will make their equipment available for community use through an NSF-defined request proc… Click for more$3M ($1.2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/17
2020/12/1116-552 Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate The Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) program seeks to advance knowledge about models to improve pathways to the professoriate and success for historically underrepresented minority doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty, particularly African Americans, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Native Pacific Islanders, in … Click for more$8M ($2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/01/17
2020/12/1520-597 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)
2020/08/17
2020/12/15DE-FOA-0002428 Notice of Intent to issue DE-FOA-0002397 titled University Turbine Systems Research (UTSR) – Focus on Hydrogen Fuels This is a Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0002397, titled University Turbine Systems Research (UTSR) – Focus on Hydrogen Fuels. The anticipated objective of the planned FOA is to solicit and competitively award university-based research and development projects that address and resolve scientific challenges and applied engineering technology issues associated … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/10/13
2020/12/15PD-18-1269 Statistics The Statistics Program supports research in statistical theory and methods, including research in statistical methods for applications to any domain of science and engineering. The theory forms the base for statistical science. The methods are used for stochastic modeling, and the collection, analysis and interpretation of data. The methods characterize uncertainty in the data and facilitate advan… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/01/17
2020/12/15PD-18-1260 Mathematical Sciences Infrastructure Program The major aim of the DMS Infrastructure Program is to foster the continuing health of the mathematical sciences research community as a whole. Hence, the program supports projects that positively influence the entire community, most often those cutting across multiple sub-disciplines. Activities funded include working research sessions, such as conferences and symposia, as well as larger initiativ… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/01/17
2020/12/15PD-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)
2020/08/17
2020/12/1620-570 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)
2020/09/28
2020/12/31FR-6300-N-USP Authority To Accept Unsolicited Proposals for Research Partnerships Notice This notice announces that HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) has the authority to accept unsolicited research proposals that address current research priorities. In accordance with statutory requirements, the research proposals must be submitted by eligible applicants and provide cost sharing for at least 50 percent of total project cost from philanthropic entities or Federal,… Click for more$2M (TBD)
Department of Housing and Urban Development
(HUD)
2020/06/08
2020/12/31N00014-19-S-F009 FY19 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Navy ROTC Cybersecurity Training Program The ONR seeks a broad range of applications for augmenting existingor developing innovative solutions that directly maintain, or cultivate adiverse, world-class STEM workforce in order to maintain the U.S. Navy andMarine Corps’ technological superiority. The goal of any proposed effort mustprovide solutions that will grow a capable and trained workforce with theskills to defend against emergent cy… Click for moreTBD ($750K)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2020/08/31
2020/12/31HR001119S0075 PolyplexusPilot 3 The Defense Sciences Office (DSO) at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is seeking participants for a pilot program designed to utilize modern connectivity to rapidly develop promising basic research pathways leading to basic research proposals. DSO’s intent is to fund research proposals resulting from this pilot program. As with other recent DARPA/DSO opportunity announcements,… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Defense Sciences Office
(DOD-DARPA-DSO)
2020/07/07
2021/01/0421-511 Accelerating Research through International Network-to-Network Collaborations The goals of the Accelerating Research through International Network-to-Network Collaborations (AccelNet) program are to accelerate the process of scientific discovery and prepare the next generation of U.S. researchers for multiteam international collaborations. The AccelNet program supports strategic linkages among U.S. research networks and complementary networks abroad that will leverage resea… Click for more$10M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/13
2021/01/05DE-FOA-0002364 Carbon Ore, Rare Earth and Critical Minerals (CORE-CM) Initiative for United States (U.S.) Basins DE-FOA-0002364, 000002. Modification 000002 was issued to update the objectives of the Funding Opportunity Announcement, Section I. Funding Opportunity Description, Part C. Objectives/Areas of Interest. The Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) titled “Carbon Ore, Rare Earth and Critical Minerals (CORE-CM) Initiative for United States (U.S.) Basins” seeks to solicit applications focused on the an… Click for more$122M ($23.7M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/10/13
2021/01/05FR-6400-N-55 HBCU Cooperative Research in Housing Technologies HUD is funding co-operative agreements for pre-competitive research in homebuilding technologies that provide the homebuilding industry with new, innovative construction products or practices that lead to more affordable, energy efficient, resilient (in this sense, durable, disaster resistant, adaptable for future requirements, and maintainable), and healthier housing. HUD is specifically interest… Click for more$1M ($250K)
Department of Housing and Urban Development
(HUD)
2020/09/28
2021/01/07NOAA-NOS-NCCOS-2021-2006594 FY21 Effects of Sea Level Rise (ESLR) The purpose of this document is to advise the public that NOAA/NOS/National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS)/Competitive Research Program (CRP) [formerly Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research (CSCOR)/Coastal Ocean Program (COP)], is soliciting proposals for the Effects of Sea Level Rise Program (ESLR). The program name was shortened in 2020, and was formerly known as the Ecological … Click for more$1.2M ($500K)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2020/09/14
2021/01/0821-512 Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure The objective of the Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) program is to develop, deploy and integrate solutions that benefit the broader scientific community by securing science data, workflows, and infrastructure. CICIrecognizes the unique nature of modern, rapid collaborative science and the breadth of security expertise, infrastructure and requirements among different practit… Click for more$7.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/13
2021/01/08DARPA-RA-21-01 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 faculty positions in academia and equivalent positions at non-profit research institutions and expose them to Department of Defense (DoD) and National Security challenges and needs. In particular, YFA will provide high-impact funding to elite researchers early … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DARPA – Defense Sciences Office
(DOD-DARPA-DSO)
2020/10/13
2021/01/1120-611 Sustainable Regional Systems Research Networks The United States is made up of regional systems comprising interdependent urban and rural systems and every community category between urban and rural. Urban systems are dependent on rural systems for the provisioning of food, energy, water, and other materials and natural resources, while rural systems are dependent on urban systems for markets, manufactured goods, and medical resources. These s… Click for more$31M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/28
2021/01/1117-598 Cyberlearning for Work at the Human-Technology Frontier The purpose of the Cyberlearning for Work at the Human-Technology Frontier program is to fund exploratory and synergistic research in learning technologies to prepare learners to excel in work at the human-technology frontier. This program responds to the pressing societal need to educate and re-educate learners of all ages (students, teachers and workers) in science, technology, engineering, and … Click for more$15M ($750K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/02/11
2021/01/1220-607 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$39M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/31
2021/01/1320-601 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)
2020/08/31
2021/01/1420-574 Centers for Chemical Innovation The Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI) Program supports research centers focused on major, long-term fundamental chemical research challenges. CCIs that address these challenges will produce transformative research, lead to innovation, and attract broad scientific and public interest. CCIs are agile structures that can respond rapidly to emerging opportunities through enhanced collaborations. C… Click for more$9.4M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/13
2021/01/1520-605 Focused Research Hubs in Theoretical Physics Focused Research Hubs in Theoretical Physics (FRHTP) are designed to enhance significant breakthroughs at an intellectual frontier of physics by providing resources beyond those available to individual investigators, so as to promote a collaborative approach to a focused topic while promoting the preparation of scientists at the beginning of their independent scientific careers. Although interdisc… Click for more$10.2M ($4.2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/31
2021/01/15PD-08-1698 Developmental Sciences DS supports basic research that increases our understanding of cognitive, linguistic, social, cultural, and biological processes related to human development across the lifespan. Research supported by this program will add to our knowledge of the underlying developmental processes that support social, cognitive, and behavioral functioning, thereby illuminating ways for individuals to live producti… Click for more$6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/03
2021/01/15NOAA-NOS-OCM-2021-2006621 CZM Projects of Special Merit Competition – FY 2021 The purpose of this document is to advise eligible applicants that NOAA is soliciting proposals for competitive funding under the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA)’s Enhancement Program Projects of Special Merit, authorized under Section 309 of the CZMA (16 U.S.C.1456b). The objective of Section 309 assistance is to encourage each State or Territory with a federally-approved coastal management pr… Click for more$1.5M ($250K)
Department of Commerce
(DOC)
2020/09/28
2021/01/15N00014-20-S-F006 FY2021 VANNEVAR BUSH FACULTY FELLOWSHIP Research Objectives The VBFF program is sponsored by the Basic Research Office, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering (USD (R&E)). VBFF supports innovative basic research within academia, as well as opportunities intended to develop the next generation of scientists and engineers for the defense workforce. The Office of Naval Research (ONR) manages the VBFF program … Click for moreTBD ($3M)
Office of Naval Research
(DOD-ONR)
2020/08/31
2021/01/15PD-98-1331 Sociology The Sociology Program supports basic research on all forms of human social organization — societies, institutions, groups and demography — and processes of individual and institutional change. The Program encourages theoretically focused empirical investigations aimed at improving the explanation of fundamental social processes. Included is research on organizations and organizational behavior, … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/14
2021/01/15PD-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)
2020/09/28
2021/01/15PD-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)
2020/09/14
2021/01/1918-513 Major Research Instrumentation Program The Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program serves to increase access to multi-user scientific and engineering instrumentation for research and research training in our Nation’s institutions of higher education and not-for-profit scientific/engineering research organizations. An MRI award supports the acquisition or development of a multi-user research instrument that is, in general, too cost… Click for more$75M ($4M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/02/11
2021/01/1920-547 Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program The objective of the Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences (HEGS) Program is to support basic scientific research about the nature, causes, and/or consequences of the spatial distribution ofhuman activity and/or environmental processes across a range of scales.Projects about a broad range of topics may be appropriate for support if they enhance fundamental geographical knowledge, concepts, t… Click for more$6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/28
2021/01/20DE-FOA-0002196 Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) – 2020 The objective of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to research and develop next-generation building technologies that have the potential for significant energy savings and improved demand flexibility, affordability, and occupant comfort. An additional goal is to advance building construction, remodeling, and retrofit practices, and associated workforces.TBD ($3M)
National Energy Technology Laboratory
(DOE-NETL)
2020/10/26
2021/01/20PD-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)
2020/09/28
2021/01/2121-519 Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Institutes for Data-Intensive Research in Science and Engineering In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (seehttps://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering b… Click for more$70M ($20M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/26
2021/01/2520-534 Principles and Practice of Scalable Systems A key focus of the design of modern computing systems is performance and scalability, particularly in light of the limits of Moore’s Law and Dennard scaling. To this end, systems are increasingly being implemented by composingheterogeneous computing componentsand continually changing memory systems as novel, performant hardware surfaces. Applications fueled by rapid stridesin machine learning, dat… Click for more$86.8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/04/27
2021/01/2521-513 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)
2020/10/13
2021/01/2520-612 Research on Emerging Technologies for Teaching and Learning (RETTL) The purpose of theResearch on Emerging Technologiesfor Teaching and Learning (RETTL) program is to fund exploratory and synergistic research in emerging technologies (to include, but not limited to, artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and immersive or augmenting technologies) for teaching and learning in the future. The program accepts proposals that focus on learning, teaching, or a combinati… Click for more$19M ($850K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/28
2021/01/2521-518 EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations (RII Track-2 FEC) 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. A jurisdiction is eligible to participate in NSF EPSCoR if their most recent 5-year level of total NSF funding is equal to or less than 0.75% of the total NSF budget subject to certain exclusions. Jurisdictions abo… Click for more$10.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/26
2021/01/2620-516 Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into the Earth, Ocean, Polar and Atmospheric & Geospace Sciences (IUSE:GEOPAths The National Science Foundation’s (NSF’s) Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) Initiative is a Foundation-wide effort to accelerate improvements in the quality and effectiveness of undergraduate education in all STEM fields including the learning, social, behavioral, and economic sciences. Undergraduate STEM education is critical for preparing both a diverse STEM workforce and a STEM-lite… Click for more$6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/17
2021/01/2620-569 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)
2020/10/13
2021/01/2820-610 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)
2020/09/14
2021/01/2819-575 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)
2020/09/14
2021/01/2921-500 Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace In today’s increasingly networked, distributed, and asynchronous world, cybersecurity involves hardware, software, networks, data, people, and integration with the physical world. Society’s overwhelming reliance on this complex cyberspace, however, has exposed its fragility and vulnerabilities that defy existing cyber-defense measures; corporations, agencies, national infrastructure and individual… Click for more$69M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/13
2021/01/29DE-FOA-0002363 Notice of Opportunity for Technical Assistance (NOTA): Improving Hydropower’s Value through Informed Decision Making Notice of Opportunity for Technical Assistance (NOTA): Improving Hydropower’s Value through Informed Decision Making The objectives of this Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) NOTA are to: * Provide hydropower decision-makers such as utilities and system operators with National Lab expertise and capabilities to address challenges and capture opportuni… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/10/26
2021/01/31DE-FOA-0001487 NEUP Fellowship and Scholarship Support This program supports education and training for future nuclear scientists, engineers and policy-makers who are attending U.S. universities and colleges in nuclear-related graduate, undergraduate and two-year study programs. These are zero-dollar awards that will be funded as students apply through the Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy.TBD (TBD)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2020/01/17
2021/02/0121-516 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)
2020/10/26
2021/02/0119-551 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)
2020/10/13
2021/02/0272049220APS00001 Natural Resource Security and Governance The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NFO), in the form of an Annual Program Statement (APS), is used when USAID intends to support a variety of creative approaches towards developing methodologies to assess and implement development objective activities. Under this APS, the Mission will issue Addendums where specific objectives, expected results, funding ceilings, and other requirements shall be det… Click for more$38M ($23M)
Philippines USAID-Manila
(USAID-PHI)
2020/03/10
2021/02/0219-610 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)
2020/08/17
2021/02/0320-509 Frontier Research in Earth Sciences The FRES program will support research in Earth systems from the core through the critical zone. The project may focus on all or part of the surface, continental lithospheric, and deeper Earth systems over the entire range of temporal and spatial scales. FRES projects should have a larger scientific scope and budget than those considered for funding by disciplinary programs in the Division of Eart… Click for more$12M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/10
2021/02/0420-554 ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions The NSF ADVANCE program contributes to the National Science Foundation’s goal of a more diverse and capable science and engineering workforce.1 In this solicitation, the NSF ADVANCE program seeks to build on prior NSF ADVANCE work and other research and literature concerning gender, racial, and ethnic equity. The NSF ADVANCE program goal is to broaden the implementation of evidence-based systemic … Click for more$29M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/17
2021/02/0521-510 Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials The DMR Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials Research (PREM) program aims to enable, build, and grow partnerships between minority-serving institutions and DMR-supported centers and/or facilities to increase recruitment, retention and degree attainment (which defines the PREM pathway) by members of those groups most underrepresented in materials research, and at the same time suppo… Click for more$3M ($700K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/13
2021/02/0817-521 Algorithms for Modern Power Systems The Algorithms for Modern Power Systems (AMPS) program will support research projects to develop the next generation of mathematical and statistical algorithms for improvement of the security, reliability, and efficiency of the modern power grid. The program is a partnership between the Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Office of Electricity D… Click for more$1.2M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/03/10
2021/02/0919-547 A Science of Science Policy Approach to Analyzing and Innovating the Biomedical Research Enterprise The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are interested in proposals that will propel our understanding of the biomedical research enterprise by drawing from the scientific expertise of the science of science policy research community. NSF promotes the progress of science by maintaining the general health of research and education across all fields of scien… Click for more$2M ($250K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/14
2021/02/10PD-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)
2020/10/13
2021/02/11DE-FOA-0002361 Fiscal Year 2021 Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy’s (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.All app… Click for more$47M ($1M)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2020/09/28
2021/02/11PD-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)
2020/08/31
2021/02/15PD-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)
2020/09/14
2021/02/15FOA-AFRL-AFOSR-2020-0004 (FY20) Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) The Department of Defense (DoD) announces the fiscal year 2020 (FY20) Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR). 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 through the Office of Nav… Click for more$7.2M ($600K)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
(DOD-AFOSR)
2020/08/03
2021/02/15PD-98-1650 Biological Oceanography The Biological Oceanography Program supports fundamental research in biological oceanography and marine ecology (populations to the ecosystems) broadly defined: relationships among aquatic organisms and their interactions with the environments of the oceans or Great Lakes. Projects submitted to the program are often interdisciplinary efforts that may include participation by other OCE Programs. De… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/14
2021/02/15PD-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)
2020/08/17
2021/02/16DE-FOA-0002421 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 more$100M ($750K)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/10/26
2021/02/1620-544 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)
2020/08/03
2021/02/1620-613 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)
2020/10/13
2021/02/2620-521 EHR Core Research (ECR): Building Capacity in STEM Education Research ECR’s Building Capacity for STEM Education Research (ECR: BCSER) solicitation supports projects that build individuals’ capacity to carry out high quality STEM education research that will enhance the nation’s STEM education enterprise and broaden the pool of researchers that can conduct fundamental research in STEM learning and learning environments, broadening participation in STEM fields, and S… Click for more$12M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/17
2021/03/01DE-FOA-0001817 U.S. Industry Opportunities for Advanced Nuclear Technology Development The fundamental premise behind this FOA is to provide a direct vehicle to support innovative, domestic nuclear industry-driven designs and technologies that have high potential to improve the overall economic outlook for nuclear power in the U.S.$400M ($40M)
Idaho Field Office
(DOE-ID)
2020/09/28
2021/03/0221-515 EarthCube EarthCube is a community-driven activity sponsored through a partnership between the NSF Directorate for Geosciences (GEO)and theOffice of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC) within the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE)to transformresearch inthe academic geosciences community. EarthCube aims to create a well-connected and facile environment to share data and knowle… Click for more$10M ($1.8M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/26
2021/03/03DE-FOA-0002206 Connected Communities Amendment 000001: The purpose of this modification was to add Section I.C.: Teaming List, to page 18 of the FOA. Initial Posting: A Connected Community (CC) is a group of grid-interactive efficient buildings GEB with diverse, flexible end use equipment and other distributed energy resources (DERs) that collectively work to maximize building, community, and grid efficiency. Under this FOA, DOE will… Click for more$65M ($7M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/10/26
2021/03/3120-526 NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program A well-educated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce isa significant contributorto maintaining the competitiveness of the U.S. in the global economy. The National Science Foundation (NSF) Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) program addresses the need for a high quality STEM workforce in STEM disciplines supported by the program a… Click for more$95M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/05/11
2021/03/3120-562 Civic Innovation Challenge The Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC) is a research and action competition in the Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC) domain designed to build a more cohesive research-to-innovation pipeline and foster a collaborative spirit. Building on the NSF S&CC program and the extensive S&CC ecosystem, CIVIC aims to accelerate the impact of S&CC research, and deepen cooperation and information sharing ac… Click for more$11M ($1M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/17
2021/04/0120-529 NSF Innovation Corps Hubs Program The National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to further develop and nurture a national innovation ecosystem that guides the output of scientific discoveries closer to the development of technologies, products, and services that benefit society. The goal of the NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Program, created in 2011 by NSF, has been and will continue to be to reduce the time and risk associated with… Click for more$15M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/31
2021/04/1320-543 EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 4: EPSCoR Research Fellows The Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) is designed to fulfill the mandate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to promote scientific progress nationwide. EPSCoR jurisdictions that are eligible for RIIcompetitions are listed in the RII Eligibility table, which can be found here. Through this program, NSF establishes partnerships with government, higher education, and… Click for more$8M ($300K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/05/26
2021/04/19BAA-AFRL-RQKMA-2016-0007 Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials & Manufacturing Directorate, Functional Materials and Applications (AFRL/RXA) Two-Step Open BAA Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials & Manufacturing Directorate is soliciting White Papers and potentially technical and cost proposals under this two-step Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) that is open for a period of five (5) years. Functional Materials technologies that are of interest to the Air Force range from materials and scientific discovery through technology development and transitio… Click for more$42.5M ($5M)
Air Force — Research Lab
(DOD-AFRL)
2016/08/22
2021/04/1920-614 EMERGING FRONTIERS IN RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (EFRI): Distributed Chemical Manufacturing (DCheM) and Engineering the Elimination of End-of-Life Plastics (E3P) The Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI) program of the NSF Directorate for Engineering (ENG) serves a critical rolein helping ENG focus on important emerging areas in a timely manner. This solicitation is a funding opportunity for interdisciplinaryteams of researchers to embark on rapidly advancing frontiers of fundamental engineering research. For this solicitation, we willconsid… Click for more$30M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/13
2021/04/2321-505 Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-1 In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (seehttps://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering l… Click for more$80M ($20M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/26
2021/04/23DE-FOA-0002349 Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement No. DE-FOA-0002252 The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Advanced Manufacturing Office, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “FY20 Advanced Manufacturing Multi-topic FOA”. This FOA supports the achievement of AMO’s goals of enhanced productivity through innovation by focusing in three main areas: 1) next-generation manufacturing for advancing proc… Click for more$63.9M ($5M)
Golden Field Office
(DOE-GFO)
2020/05/11
2021/04/3020-517 Environmental Convergence Opportunities in Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems Creating solutions to pressing environmental and sustainability challenges will require input and imaginative approaches from various fields, perspectives, and disciplines. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM), in their report “Environmental Engineering for the 21st Century: Addressing Grand Challenges,” identified five critical challenges we must address as a socie… Click for more$8.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/05/26
2021/05/0720-553 Gen-4 Engineering Research Centers The ERC program supports convergent research that will lead to strong societal impact. Each ERC has interacting foundational components that go beyond the research project, including engineering workforce development at all participant stages, a culture of diversity and inclusion where all participants gain mutual benefit, and value creation within an innovation ecosystem that will outlast the lif… Click for more$130M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/07/07
2021/05/1720-565 NSF Convergence Accelerator Phase I and II The goals of NSF’s convergence accelerator effort are to support and accelerate use-inspired convergence research in areas of national importance within particular topics (tracks).NSF Convergence Accelerator tracks can be related toIndustries of the Future (IotF),NSF’s Big Ideas, or other topics, that may not relate directly to an IotF or Big Idea, however, they must have the potential for signifi… Click for more$30M ($1M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/03
2021/06/0114-585 Research Training Groups in the Mathematical Sciences The long-range goal of the Research Training Groups in the Mathematical Sciences (RTG) program is to strengthen the nation’s scientific competitiveness by increasing the number of well-prepared U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents who pursue careers in the mathematical sciences. The RTG program supports efforts to improve research training by involving undergraduate students, graduate… Click for more$10M ($500K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/07/07
2021/06/0120-608 Research Training Groups in the Mathematical Sciences The long-range goal of the Research Training Groups in the Mathematical Sciences (RTG) program is to strengthen the nation’s scientific competitiveness by increasing the number of well-prepared U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents who pursue careers in the mathematical sciences, be they in academia, government, or industry. The RTG program supports efforts to improve research training… Click for more$10M ($500K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/14
2021/06/03N66001-20-S-4702 C4ISR, Information Operations, Cyberspace Operations and Information Technology System Research The Naval Information Warfare Center, Pacific (NIWC Pacific) is soliciting white papers and proposals in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.102(d)(2), FAR 35.016 and Department of Defense Grant and Agreement Regulations (DoDGARS) 22.315(a) which provides for competitive selection of basic research, applied research, advanced technology development, and advanced component develo… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific
(DOD-ONR-NIWCPAC)
2020/06/22
2021/06/11HR001120S0048 Defense Sciences Office Office-wide The mission of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office (DSO) is to identify and create the next generation of scientific discovery by pursuing high-risk, high-payoff research initiatives across a broad spectrum of science and engineering disciplines and transforming these initiatives into disruptive technologies for U.S. national security.TBD (TBD)
DARPA – Defense Sciences Office
(DOD-DARPA-DSO)
2020/06/22
2021/07/2620-525 Faculty Early Career Development Program CAREER:The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Activities pursued by early-career faculty should… Click for more$250M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/31
2021/08/1319-583 Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers ITEST is an applied research and development (R&D) program providing direct student learning opportunities in pre-kindergarten through high school (PreK-12). The learning opportunities are based on innovative use of technology to strengthen knowledge and interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and information and communication technology (ICT) careers. To achieve this … Click for more$30M ($4M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/31
2021/08/2519-582 Research Experiences for Undergraduates The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program. This solicitation features two mechanisms for support of … Click for more$76.4M ($500K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/14
2021/08/3117-541 Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program The National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program seeks to encourage talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors and professionals to become K-12 mathematics and science (including engineering and computer science) teachers. The program invites creative and innovative proposals that address the critical need for recruiting and preparing highly ef… Click for more$58M ($3.2M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/14
2021/09/06PD-18-7334 Mathematical Biology The Mathematical Biology Program supports research in areas of applied and computationalmathematics with relevance to the biological sciences. Successful proposals are mathematically innovative and address challenging problems of interest to members of the biological community. Some projects of interest to the Mathematical Biology Program may include development of mathematical concepts and tools … Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/28
2021/09/0818-565 EAR Postdoctoral Fellowships The Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) awards Postdoctoral Fellowships to recent recipients of doctoral degrees toconduct an integrated program of independent research and professional development.Fellowship proposals must address scientific questions within the scope of EAR disciplinary programsand must align with the overall theme for the postdoctoral program. The program supports researchers for … Click for more$1.7M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/28
2021/09/1520-584 Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science NSF’s Directorate for Engineering (ENG) and the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) have joined to support the Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science program. This program supports active long-term collaborative partnerships between K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, Computer and Information Science, and Mathematics (STEM… Click for more$5.8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/13
2021/09/15PD-20-8069 Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences The CDS&E-MSS program accepts proposals that engage with the mathematical and statistical challenges presented by (1) the ever-expanding role of computational experimentation, modeling, and simulation on the one hand, and (2) the explosion in production and analysis of digital data from experimental and observational sources on the other. The goal of the program is to promote the creation and deve… Click for more$5M ($1M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/28
2021/09/27PD-18-1263 Probability The Probability Program supports research on the theory and applications of probability. Subfields include discrete probability, stochastic processes, limit theory, interacting particle systems, stochastic differential and partial differential equations, and Markov processes. Research in probability which involves applications to other areas of science and engineering is especially encouraged. Con… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/13
2021/09/30DE-FOA-0002414 FY 2021 Continuation of Solicitation for the Office of Science Financial Assistance Program The Office of Science (SC) of the Department of Energy (DOE) hereby announces its continuing interest in receiving grant applications for support of work in the following program areas: Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Basic Energy Sciences, Biological and Environmental Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics, Nuclear Physics, Isotope R&D and Production, and Accelerator R&D an… Click for moreTBD ($5M)
Office of Science
(PAMS-SC)
2020/10/13
2021/10/0620-572 Discovery Research PreK-12 The Discovery Research PreK-12 program (DRK-12) seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science (STEM) by preK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of STEM education innovations and approaches. Projects in the DRK-12 program build on fundamental research in STEM education and prior research and dev… Click for more$64M ($5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/26
2021/10/0719-508 EHR Core Research The EHR Core Research program (ECR) invites proposals for fundamental research (basic research or use-inspired basic research) that advances knowledge in one or more of the three Research Tracks: Research on STEM Learning and Learning Environments, Research on Broadening Participation in STEM fields, and Research on STEM Workforce Development. The ECR program places emphasis on the rigorous develo… Click for more$35M ($2.5M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/13
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)
2020/10/26
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
2022/09/30DE-FOA-0001953 SOLICITATION ON TOPICS INFORMING NEW PROGRAM AREAS The purpose of this modification is to incorporate changes to the Funding Opportunity Announcement, DE-FOA-0001953. Accordingly this modification, Inserted new Targeted Topic. Topic S: Topology Optimization and Additive Manufacturing for Performance Enhancement of High Temperature and High Pressure Heat Exchangers (Topology). See Table 1. Targeted Topics, Appendix S and Total Amount to be awarded … Click for moreTBD ($3.7M)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy
(DOE-ARPAE)
2020/10/13
2023/05/09FA8650-19-S-2003 Research for Integrated Vehicle Aerodynamic Technologies (RIVAT) The Aerospace Vehicles Division (RQV), Aerospace Systems Directorate (RQ), Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) conducts vehicle aerodynamic research in the following areas: 1) Fundamental and Applied Fluid Dynamics Fundamental and applied fluid dynamics is central to Air Force vehicle flight performance and mission success. Research in this area is intended to further understanding of internal an… Click for more$4.9M (TBD)
Air Force — Research Lab
(DOD-AFRL)
2019/05/20
2023/09/20FA8650-18-S-5010 AFRL/RXC Structural Materials Open BAA Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials & Manufacturing Directorate, Structural Materials Division, AFRL/RXC, is soliciting white papers and potentially technical and cost proposals under this announcement that support the needs of its Structural Materials and Applications mission. Structural Materials technologies that range from materials and scientific discovery through technology development … Click for more$99.5M (TBD)
Air Force — Research Lab
(DOD-AFRL)
2018/10/01
2023/12/19FOA-RVK-2019-0001 AFRL RV-RD Assistance Instruments Announcement This is a 5 year open Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) accepting proposals from the date of publication for the award of Grant and Cooperative Agreement Assistance Instruments. The AFRL Space Vehicles Directorate (RV) and Directed Energy Directorate (RD) are interested in receiving proposals under this announcement in order to establish University Cooperative Agreements and Grants to provide… Click for moreTBD ($90M)
AFRL DET 8
(DOD-AFRL-AFRLDET8)
2019/08/12
2025/06/17FOA20AFRLRVKE0001 Future Scholars for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Workforce Development Programs The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is seeking innovative applications for Future Scholars under Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Workforce Development Programs. AFRL intends to award multiple grants and cooperative agreements, subject to the availability of funds.This is a five year open Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) ac… Click for more$50M ($25M)
AFRL Kirtland AFB
(DOD-AFRL-AFRLDET8)
2020/08/03
2027/09/0720-01 FAA Aviation Research Grants Program The FAA hereby announces its continuing interest in receiving applications for aviation research grants and cooperative agreements to pursue the long-term growth and short-term technical needs of civil aviation, under this funding opportunity. Eligibility of applicants for the award of an aviation research grant varies depending on the nature of the proposer’s organization, as well as the characte… Click for moreTBD ($6M)
DOT – FAA Aviation Research Grants
(DOT-FAA-FAA ARG)
2020/09/14
TBD21-509 Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-initiated research projects The Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB) supports quantitative, mechanistic, predictive, and theory-driven fundamental research designed to promote understanding of complex living systems at the molecular, subcellular, and cellular levels. While recognizing the need for thorough and accurate descriptions of biological complexes and pathways, the priority of the Division is to suppo… Click for more$100M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/13
TBD20-588 Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs: Ceramics (CER), Electronic and Photonic Materials (EPM), Solid State and Materials Chemistry (SSMC) Research supported by the Division of Materials Research (DMR) focuses on advancing fundamental understanding of materials, materials discovery, design, synthesis, characterization, properties, and materials-related phenomena. DMR awards enable understanding of the electronic, atomic, and molecular structures, mechanisms, and processes that govern nanoscale to macroscale morphology and properties;… Click for more$28M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/31
TBD20-582 Condensed Matter and Materials Theory CMMT supports theoretical and computational materials research in the topical areas represented in DMR’s Topical Materials Research Programs (these are also variously known as Individual Investigator Award (IIA) Programs, or Core Programs, or Disciplinary Programs), which include: Condensed Matter Physics (CMP), Biomaterials (BMAT), Ceramics (CER), Electronic and Photonic Materials (EPM), Metals a… Click for more$15M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/07/20
TBDPD-20-7644 Electrochemical Systems SYNOPSIS TheElectrochemical Systemsprogram is part of the Chemical Process Systems cluster, which also includes: 1) theCatalysisprogram; 2) theInterfacial Engineeringprogram; and 3) theProcess Systems, Reaction Engineering, and Molecular Thermodynamicsprogram. The goal of theElectrochemical Systemsprogram is to support fundamental engineering research that will enable innovative processes involvin… Click for more$13.1M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/28
TBD18-515 Innovation Corps – National Innovation Network Teams Program (I-CorpsTM Teams) The National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to develop and nurture a national innovation ecosystem that builds upon fundamental research to guide the output to facilitate the application of scientific discoveries closer to the development of technologies, products and processes that benefit society. In order to maintain, strengthen and grow a national innovation ecosystem, NSF has established the … Click for more$12.8M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/07/20
TBD17-594 Research Coordination Networks (RCN) The goal of the RCN program is to advance a field or create new directions in research or education by supporting groups of investigators to communicate and coordinate their research, training and educational activities across disciplinary, organizational, geographic and international boundaries. The RCN program provides opportunities to foster new collaborations,including international partnershi… Click for more$12.5M ($500K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/26
TBDPD-20-139Y Cyberinfrastructure Centers of Excellence The Nation’s advanced research cyberinfrastructure (CI) ecosystem catalyzes discovery and innovation across all areas of science and engineering (S&E) research and education. The increasingly complex and rapidly evolving S&E landscape requires an agile, integrated, robust, trustworthy, and sustainable CI ecosystem that will drive new thinking and transformative discoveries in all areas of research… Click for more$9M ($3M)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/05/26
TBDPD-20-7909 Biosensing The Biosensing program is part of the Engineering Biology and Health cluster, which also includes 1) the Biophotonics program; 2) the Cellular and Biochemical Engineering program; 3) the Disability and Rehabilitation Engineering program; and 4) the Engineering of Biomedical Systems program. The Biosensing program supports fundamental engineering research in the monitoring, identification and/or qu… Click for more$7.6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/17
TBDPD-20-7643 Environmental Sustainability The Environmental Sustainability program is part of the Environmental Engineering and Sustainability cluster together with 1) theEnvironmental Engineering program and 2) the Nanoscale Interactions program. The goal of the Environmental Sustainability program is to promote sustainable engineered systems that support human well-being and that are also compatible with sustaining natural (environmenta… Click for more$7.1M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/06/08
TBDPD-20-1406 Thermal Transport Processes The Thermal Transport Processes program is part of the Transport Phenomena cluster, which alsoincludes1) theCombustion and Fire Systems program; 2) the Fluid Dynamics program; and 3) the Particulate and Multiphase Processes program. The Thermal Transport Processesprogram supports engineering research projects that lay the foundation for newadvances in thermal transport phenomena. These projects sh… Click for more$7M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/06/08
TBD21-508 Transitions to Excellence in Molecular and Cellular Biosciences Research The Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB) has developed a new opportunity to enable researchers with a strong track record of prior accomplishment to pursue a new avenue of research or inquiry. This funding mechanism is designed to facilitate and promote a PI’s ability to effectively adopt empowering technologies that might not be readily accessible in the PI’s current research envi… Click for more$6M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/13
TBD20-586 Re-entry to Active Research Program The Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET) and the Division of Chemistry (CHE) are conducting a Re-entry to Active Research (RARE) program to reengage, retrain, and broaden participation within the academic workforce. The primary objective of the RARE program is to catalyze the advancement along the academic tenure-track of highly meritorious individuals … Click for more$2.4M ($300K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/03
TBDPD-19-7680 Broadening Participation in Engineering NSF seeks to strengthen the future U.S. Engineering workforce by enabling the participation of all citizens through the support of research in the science of Broadening Participation in Engineering (BPE). The BPE program is a dedicated to supporting the development of a diverse and well-prepared engineering workforce. BPE focuses on enhancing the diversity and inclusion of all underrepresentedpopu… Click for more$1.5M (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/07/07
TBD19-588 Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR): Workshop Opportunities The Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research is designed to fulfill the mandate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to promote scientific progress nationwide. Through this program, NSF establishes partnerships with government, higher education, and industry that are designed to effect sustainable improvements in a jurisdiction’s research infrastructure, Research and Development (… Click for more$750K ($100K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/05/26
TBD20-583 Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program – Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards 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$600K ($20K)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/07/07
TBDPD-18-7607 Energy, Power, Control, and Networks The Energy, Power, Control, andNetworks (EPCN) Program supports innovative research in modeling, optimization, learning, adaptation, and control of networked multi-agent systems, higher-level decision making, and dynamic resource allocation, as well as risk management in the presence of uncertainty, sub-system failures, and stochastic disturbances. EPCN also invests in novel machine learning algor… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/17
TBDPD-19-073Y Engineering for Civil Infrastructure The Engineering for Civil Infrastructure (ECI) program supports fundamental research in infrastructure materials and architectural, geotechnical and structural engineering that can shape the future of the nation’s civil infrastructure. The ECI program focuses on geomaterials and geostructures, structural materials (metallic, polymeric, cementitious, glass, composites, etc.), structural and non-str… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/10/26
TBDPD-19-088Y Advanced Manufacturing The Advanced Manufacturing (AM) program supports the fundamental research needed to revitalize American manufacturing to grow the national prosperity and workforce, and to reshape our strategic industries. The AM program accelerates advances in manufacturing technologies with emphasis on multidisciplinary research that fundamentally alters and transforms manufacturing capabilities, methods and pra… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/31
TBDFA9550-19-S-0003 Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research AFOSR plans, coordinates, and executes the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) basic research program in response to technical guidance from AFRL and requirements of the Air Force. Additionally, the office fosters, supports, and conducts research within Air Force, university, and industry laboratories; and ensures transition of research results to support U.S. Air Force needs. The focus of AFOS… Click for moreTBD ($100M)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
(DOD-AFOSR)
2020/05/26
TBDPD-19-9102 Critical Aspects of Sustainability Economic development and human progress have led to a proliferation of manufactured chemicals and materials made from limited resources found in nature(i.e., minerals and metals,petroleum-based productsand natural gas). Long-term sustainability requires consideration of the availability of specific natural resources, energy, and water usage. NSF continues to support efforts that seek to improve th… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/09/14
TBDPD-20-1179 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)
2020/06/08
TBDPD-20-144Y Foundational Research in Robotics The Foundational Research in Robotics (Robotics) program supports research on robotic systems that exhibit significant levels of both computational capability and physical complexity. For the purposes of this program, a robot is defined as intelligence embodied in an engineered construct, with the ability to process information, sense, and move within or substantially alter its working environment… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
National Science Foundation
(NSF)
2020/08/17
TBDDTFH61-10-R-00015 Research on Clarus System Data This is a Pre-Solicitation notice (synopsis) for a full and open competition. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) proposes to issue a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) to create new and improved services that will benefit the public (both agencies and travelers), academia, and the weather enterprise. The FHWA seeks to foster collaboration between transportation engineering, computer science, a… Click for moreTBD (TBD)
DOT Federal Highway Administration
(DOT-FHWA)
2020/09/01