#FundingFriday: Grants with Deadlines Coming Up Next Week

These four funding opportunities have closing dates coming next week, so finish your application soon! Grants in the areas of big data, space technology, and education research. Here are Applicant Training resources to help you with completing your application.

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September 18: Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications – NSF

Previous funding established Big Data Hubs were established to foster multi-sector collaborations among academia, industry, and government, both nationally and internationally. This discretionary grant continues this initiative by extending the Big Data Hubs network by establishing multi-institutional and multi-sector collaborations to focus on topics of specific interest to a given region.


September 19: Transforming Freight Flow Data Collection – DOT

The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) requires technical support to transform methods that collect and estimate freight flow data. To remain effective in measuring nationwide goods movements, it is important that Commodity Flow Survey (CFS) data collection methods and the techniques used to develop its derivative product, the Freight Analysis Framework (FAF), be transformed to leverage the continuously improving data collection technologies and the availability of data.


September 20: SpaceTech-REDDI-2017 Appendix E1: Smallsat Technology Partnerships – NASA

The Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) Small Spacecraft Technology program seek proposals from accredited U.S. universities to develop unique, disruptive, or transformational space technologies that have the potential to enable mission capabilities that are more rapid, more transformative, and more affordable than previously achievable.


September 21: Education Research and Development Centers – ED

The Institutes of Education Sciences’ (IES) purpose in awarding these grants is to provide national leadership in expanding fundamental knowledge and understanding of (1) developmental and school readiness outcomes for infants and toddlers with or at risk for a disability, and (2) education outcomes for all students from early childhood education through postsecondary and adult education.

The Institute’s research grant programs are designed to provide interested individuals and the general public with reliable and valid information about education practices that support learning and improve academic achievement and access to education opportunities for all students.


To see all the latest federal grant opportunities, visit the Search Grants tab on Grants.gov.