#FundingFriday: 5 Federal Grants Closing by the End of January

The end of January is coming up, which means the federal grants community is ramping up for the busy spring time (we’re only 2 months from the astronomical start of spring!). Before we get ahead of ourselves, you may need to finish up your grant applications for one of the five opportunities below.

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Close Date: January 22, 2018

Agency: DOI – Fish and Wildlife Service

Opportunity: Marine Turtle Conservation Fund

Purpose: Provide financial support for projects that conserve nesting populations and habitat and address other threats to the survival of marine turtles in foreign countries. The goal of this program is to reduce threats to marine turtles in their natural habitat.


Close Date: January 23, 2018

Agency: National Science Foundation

Opportunity: Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems

Purpose: Support interdisciplinary research that examines human and natural system processes and the complex interactions among human and natural systems at diverse scales.


Close Date: January 24, 2018

Agency: USDA – Business and Cooperative Programs

Opportunity: Value Added Producer Grant

Purpose: Help agricultural producers enter into value-added activities related to the processing and/or marketing of new products. The goals of this program are to generate new products, create and expand marketing opportunities, and increase producer income.


Close Date: January 24, 2018

Agency: HHS – National Institutes of Health

Opportunity: Improving Smoking Cessation in Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Populations via Scalable Interventions (R01)

Purpose: Provide support for highly innovative and promising intervention research designed to improve smoking cessation outcomes among socioeconomically disadvantaged populations.


Close Date: January 26, 2018

Agency: DHS – United States Coast Guard

Opportunity: National Recreational Boating Safety Program – National Non-Profit Organization Grant Program

Purpose: Reduce the number of accidents, injuries, and deaths on America’s waterways, and provide a safe enjoyable experience for the boating public. The program also encourages greater non-profit organization participation and uniformity in boating safety efforts.