This week, we are highlighting new federal grant opportunities from the National Science Foundation, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Department of Health and Human Services.
National Science Foundation
Current Closing Date for Applications: March 06, 2019
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 leadership by bringing together diverse disciplinary perspectives to support convergence research. As such, when responding to this solicitation, even though proposals must be submitted to the Directorate for Engineering (ENG), Office of Emerging Frontiers and Multidisciplinary Activities (ENG/EFMA), once received the proposals will be managed by a cross-disciplinary team of NSF Program Directors. The Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier (FW-HTF), one of the Big Ideas, is one mechanism by which NSF is responding to the challenges and opportunities for the future of jobs and work. The overarching vision is to support convergent research to understand and develop the human-technology partnership, design new technologies to augment human performance, illuminate the emerging socio-technological landscape, understand the risks and benefits of new technologies, understand and influence the impact of artificial intelligence on workers and work, and foster lifelong and pervasive learning.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Federal Grants for the Future of Work, Clean Water, Alzheimer’s Research & More
We all need it, so we need to protect our clean water supplies. As the National Science Foundation says, “Humanity depends upon the Earth’s physical resources and natural systems for food, energy, and water (FEW).” Below are U.S. Federal Government grants from DOI, EPA, NASA, NSF, and USDA that work to restore, improve, or sustain water quality and access.
Continue reading 5 Grants for National Water Quality Month #FundingFriday
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.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Grants with Deadlines Coming Up Next Week
This week, more than 80 federal grants were posted on Grants.gov by government agencies. Visit Grants.gov Search to browse the latest funding opportunity announcements. Below are a few highlights from the Department of Agriculture, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Department of Defense, NASA and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The purpose of the CIG is to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies while leveraging the federal investment in environmental enhancement and protection, in conjunction with agricultural and forestry production. CIG projects are expected to lead to the transfer of conservation technologies, management systems and innovative approaches (such as market-based systems) into policy, technical manuals, guides and references or to the private sector.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Grants from the Department of Agriculture, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, NASA and More
Federal agencies have posted over 50 funding opportunities on Grants.gov in the last week. Below are just a few highlights from these opportunities from NASA and USAID, as well as the Departments of Commerce, Interior, Justice, State, Health and Human Services, and more.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: Over 50 Grants Posted this Week on Grants.gov
Every week, federal agencies publish grant announcements on Grants.gov. Below, we highlight new funding opportunities from the Department of the Interior, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of State, NASA, and the Department of Energy.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service requests interested entities to submit restoration, research and Regional Project proposals for the restoration of the Great Lakes Basin fish and wildlife resources, as authorized under the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act (16 USC 941c). The purpose of the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act (GLFWRA) is to provide assistance to States, Indian Tribes, and other interested entities to encourage cooperative conservation, restoration and management of the fish and wildlife resources and their habitats in the Great Lakes Basin.
Continue reading #FundingFriday Highlights: Recent U.S. Government Grants Posted on Grants.gov
This week we’ve seen several grants for research posted on Grants.gov. The areas of research are in nuclear forensics, ecology, humanities, and space. There is also an opportunity to support Tribal communities in repairing brownfields lands.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: 5 Government Grants for Research or Technical Assistance Posted this Week
If you are a regular to Grants.gov, you are likely accustomed to seeing scores of new federal grant opportunities published every month. What happens after all of those grants are awarded and the funds are spent?
Federal agencies that oversee the spending of grants often share stories of impact on their websites and social media platforms. This week, we are highlighting a few of the most recent success stories. Click here to read Monday’s post.
Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) Team
Sometimes, the far reaches of space can be found right here on Earth. The Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) team focuses on collecting specimens from meteorites that have broken through the atmosphere and landed on ice along the Transantarctic Mountains.
Continue reading Stories of Impact from the Federal Grants Community: Studying Meteorites in Antarctica