4 New Grants – Big Data, Environment, TB, Volunteering #FundingFriday

Here are four federal grant opportunities that were posted just this week. These fund research with the National Science Foundation (NSF), as well as grants from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).

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Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs

Agency: NSF

Close Date: December 18, 2018

Purpose: To engage local or regional stakeholders (e.g., city, county, and state governments, local industry and non-profits, and regional academic institutions) in big data research, and permit a focus on regional issues. These collaborative activities and partnerships play a critical role in building and sustaining a successful national big data innovation ecosystem


Long Term Research in Environmental Biology

Agency: NSF

Close Date: Proposals Accepted Any Time

Purpose: To support the generation of extended time series of data to address important questions in evolutionary biology, ecology, and ecosystem science. Research areas include, but are not limited to, the effects of natural selection or other evolutionary processes on populations, communities, or ecosystems; the effects of interspecific interactions that vary over time and space; population or community dynamics for organisms that have extended life spans and long turnover times; feedbacks between ecological and evolutionary processes; pools of materials such as nutrients in soils that turn over at intermediate to longer time scales; and external forcing functions such as climatic cycles that operate over long return intervals


Strengthen Cameroon’s National Tuberculosis Control Program (NTCP) – PEPFAR

Agency: HHS, CDC

Close Date: November 18, 2018

Purpose: To decrease the TB/HIV burden and develop systems to achieve and sustain TB/HIV epidemic control in Cameroon under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).


Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Competition

Agency: CNCS

Close Date: November 7, 2018

Purpose: To compete multiple geographic service areas to identify sponsoring organizations for RSVP programs. RSVP offers a diverse range of volunteer activities that serve communities to create measurable impact, benefit volunteers through the service experience, and create community capacity.


In the Search Grants tab on Grants.gov, you will find lots of federal grant opportunities.

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