#FundingFriday: 5 Government Grants Posted This Week (June 6 – June 10)

Funding opportunities from the federal government support a wide array of programs and projects – locally, nationally, and overseas.

This week’s new grant postings range from funding studies investigating the origin of life, to supporting the restoration of native plants in Oregon, to increasing the peace-building capacity of women on the continent of Africa.

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  1. National Science Foundation (NSF) – Origin of Life

This Ideas Lab organized by the Directorates for Biological Sciences (BIO) and Geosciences (GEO) at NSF and the Astrobiology Program at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration aims to facilitate the generation and execution of innovative research projects addressing grand challenge questions in the origin of life.


  1. Department of Health and Human Services – Rapid Influenza Testing and Multicenter Antiviral Feasibility Studies in Season 4

This pilot expansion seeks to enroll influenza-infected, high-risk patients into an investigator-initiated multicenter study.  The project aims to demonstrate feasibility to implement an inpatient and outpatient influenza therapeutic study that could also be modeled for other infectious diseases.


  1. Department of State – Africa – Women, Peace, and Security (AF-WPS) Initiative FY 2016

In the Africa – Women, Peace, and Security (AF-WPS) initiative, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of African Affairs (AF) and the Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI) partner with key stakeholders to identify and support sustainable projects that demonstrate a strategic and integrated approach to increasing women’s full and active participation in peacemaking, peacebuilding, and reconstruction processes at the local, national, and/or regional levels in specified African countries. These countries include Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali, Kenya, Madagascar, South Sudan, and Sudan.


  1. Department of Health and Human Services – Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee – Choctaw, Dallas, Marengo, and Wilcox Counties, Alabama

This opportunity is open to public or private non-profit organizations, including community-based and faith-based organizations, or for-profit organizations, that seek to provide a high-quality, comprehensive birth-to-five program to children and families residing in Choctaw, Dallas, Marengo, and Wilcox Counties, Alabama.


  1. Department of the Interior – BLM OR/WA – Native Plant Restoration, Northwestern Oregon

The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management has funding to enter into cooperative agreements with tribal, State, and local governments, private and nonprofit entities, and landowners to support the habit restoration of native plants within the Mary’s Peak Resource Area in Oregon. In the area, native plant species, such as Angelica, blue violet, California yellow-eyed grass, salal, and Oregon grape, have been degraded through natural processes and human-caused events.

For a complete list of all the latest government grants, go to the Search Grants tab of Grants.gov.

4 thoughts on “#FundingFriday: 5 Government Grants Posted This Week (June 6 – June 10)

  1. I Have Applied Fora Federal grant community workspace we d love to know your feedback and to hear from your idears comments section read our need thanks Regards Joseph.


    1. Hi Joseph, each grant opportunity is posted by a federal grant-making agency, so you will need to contact the point of contact listed in the funding opportunity announcement for that federal agency. At Grants.gov, we do not post opportunities, review the applications, or award any grants. Grants.gov is the website for applicants to find and apply for the grant opportunities posted by the federal agencies.


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