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OpenWorker Training Program Ebola Biosafety and Infectious Disease Response Training
$1,500,000
Supports the development and implementation of occupational safety and health and infection control training programs for workers who may be at risk during infectious disease outbreaks. 
National Institutes of Health
6/10/2015Still OpenFaculty Development in the Space Sciences
up to $400,000 per year for up to five years. The typical award size will be $100,000-$300,000 per year.
The Geospace Section of the Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences...is pleased to offer awards for the creation of new tenure-track faculty positions within the intellectual disciplines which comprise the space sciences. The aim of these awards is to integrate research topics in solar and space physics into basic physics, astronomy, electrical engineering, geoscience, meteorology, computer science, and applied mathematics programs, and to develop space physics graduate programs capable of training the next generation of leaders in this field.
National Science Foundation
6/10/2015Still OpenBrazil Environment Program
up to $2,500,000 in total funding; anticipates two to three awards
Enhances biodiversity conservation in Brazilian Amazon Protected Area Systems.
USAID
7/21/2015Still OpenConcept Notes for Global Innovation Programs to Help the Humanitarian Community Better Respond to Refugees Outside of Camps
$1,000,000
This solicitation is the first step in a two-part process. PRM seeks to support the development of new approaches and tools to strengthen humanitarian response to urban and other non-camp refugees globally.
US Department of State
7/23/2015Still OpenEngaging Civil Society in Rehabilitation and Reintegration
$1,000,000 to $1,300,000
For organizations interested in strengthening the capacity of civil society organizations to support the rehabilitation and reintegration of violent extremist offenders and the reintegration of returning foreign terrorist fighters.                                    
US Department of State
7/29/2015Still OpenScholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM)
up to $600,000
 
This program makes grants to institutions of higher education to support scholarships for academically talented students demonstrating financial need, enabling them to enter the STEM workforce or STEM graduate school following completion of an associate, baccalaureate, or graduate-level degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics disciplines.
National Science Foundation
7/29/2015Still OpenInstitutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards (IRACDA) (K12)
Proposed budgets are not limited. The maximum period is five years.
The primary goals of the IRACDA program are to (1) develop a group of highly trained biomedical and behavioral scientists who have the necessary knowledge and skills to pursue independent research and teaching careers in academia; and (2) strengthen and modernize science educational offerings at partner institutions, and promote links between RII and the partner institution(s). 
National Institutes of Health
7/29/2015Still OpenBridges to Baccalaureate Program (R25)
Application budgets are limited to $300,000 direct costs per year.  The maximum project period is 5 years.

This opportunity encourages applications that propose research education programs intended to enhance the pool of community college students from diverse backgrounds nationally underrepresented in biomedical and behavioral sciences who go on to research careers in the biomedical and behavioral sciences.This initiative promotes partnerships/consortia between community colleges or other two-year post-secondary educational institutions granting the associate degree with colleges or universities that offer the baccalaureate degree.
National Institutes of Health
7/29/2015Still OpenBridges to the Doctorate
Application budgets are limited to $250,000 direct costs, per year for a maximum of 5 years
This program encourages applications from institutions that propose to enhance the pool of master’s degree students from underrepresented backgrounds who are trained and available to participate in NIH-funded research. This initiative promotes partnerships/consortia between colleges or universities granting a terminal master’s degree with institutions that offer the doctorate degree.
National Institutes of Health
7/30/2015Still OpenMid-Scale Innovations Program in Astronomical Sciences (MSIP)
Minimum budget for full program duration is $4,000,000, with the exception of open access capabilities proposals for which there is no lower limit (see Program Description).
Designed to fill the need for a well-defined budgetary and competitive selection process to support astronomical projects of intermediate to large cost (but below the MREFC threshold). This solicitation fills part of the mid-scale gap, from $4M to $30M.
National Science Foundation
8/1/2015Still OpenORAU Faculty Travel Grants Program
$800
Facilitate travel by a faculty member to collaborate with researchers at ORNL, Y-12, ORAU laboratories or work sites, or another ORAU institution.
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
8/3/2015Still OpenOur Town
The Our Town grant program supports creative placemaking projects that help to transform communities into lively, beautiful, and resilient places with the arts at their core.
National Endowmen for the Arts
8/4/2015Still OpenCollections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR)
Awards are limited to $500,000 for up to three years.
Funds 1) for improvements to secure and organize collections that are significant to the NSF BIO-funded research community; 2) to secure collections-related data for sustained, accurate, and efficient accessibility to the biological research community; and 3) to transfer ownership of collections.
National Science Foundation
8/4/2015Still OpenAdvancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC)
$10,000,000 total amount available across all awards in this program for FY2016, pending availability of funds.
Seeks to enhance and expand the national resource of digital data documenting existing vouchered biological and paleontological collections and to advance scientific knowledge by improving access to digitized information (including images) residing in vouchered scientific collections across the United States.
National Science Foundation
8/13/2015Still OpenDialogues on the Experience of War
up to $100,000
Supports the study and discussion of important humanities sources about war, in the belief that these sources can help U.S. military veterans and others to think more deeply about the issues raised by war and military service.
National Endowment for the Humanities
8/17/2015Still OpenOccupational Safety and Health Education and Research Centers
up to $1.8 million per year
 
The purpose of this program is to continue existing, and/or establish new Education and Research Centers (ERC) that are focused on occupational safety and health training and research training.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)/ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
8/17/2015Still OpenORAU Events Sponsorship Grants
up to $4,000
Up to $4,000 can be requested to support events which involve participants from more than one ORAU institution.
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
8/17/2015Still OpenIntegrating Community Health
Support countries in achieving and sustaining effective coverage of high impact health and nutrition interventions at scale in order to accelerate progress towards ambitious health goals. Strengthening the role of community health approaches in divserse systems.
Agency for International Development (USAID)
8/17/2015Still OpenBuilding Population Health Research Capacity in the US Affiliated Pacific Islands
The purpose of this initiative is to build the capacity of organizations in the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands to conduct ongoing population health research in this region.
National Institutes of Health
8/24/2015OpenCareer Development Programs in Diabetes Research for Pediatric Endocrinologists
Approximately $2.5 million in support of 4-5 awards in FY 2016.
The NIDDK will award physician scientist career development program (K12) grants to eligible institutions to provide a program to prepare pediatricians, selected by the institution, for careers in pediatric endocrinology research related to diabetes.

National Institutes of Health
8/24/2015OpenManagement and Operation of the IceCube Neutrino Observatory (ICNO)
$35M over five years
The IceCube Neutrino Observatory (ICNO) is a national facility that enables a wide array of internationally collaborative scientific research in ground based neutrino astrophysics.
National Science Foundation
8/24/2015OpenNanomaterials Health Implications Research (NHIR): Comprehensive Evaluation of Interactions between Engineered Nanomaterials and Biological System (U01)
$300,000
research projects will investigate interactions between ENMs and biological systems to generate comprehensive biological response profiles for ENMs that will be provided by Engineered nanomaterials Resource and Coordination Core (ERCC) being solicited through a companion FOA (RFA-ES-15-012).
National Institutes of Health
8/25/2015OpenDRL Internet Freedom Annual Program Statement for Internet Freedom Technology
Awards will vary between $500,000 and $2,500,000 and grants must be completed in one to three years.
Promotes fundamental freedoms, human rights, and the free flow of information online through integrated support for anti-censorship and secure communications technology, advocacy, digital safety, and research.
U.S. Department of State
8/25/2015OpenDRL China FY15 Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI)
$500,000 to $1,500,000
Statements of Interest (SOI) outlining project concepts and capacity to manage projects that will support the bureau’s policy priorities of fostering democracy and human rights in China. 
US Department of State
8/25/2015OpenRequest for Statements of Interest: Freedom of Expression in Latin America
$250,000 to $1M
Statements of Interest (SOI) outlining project concepts and capacity to manage projects that will support freedom of expression in Latin America.
US Department of State
9/3/2015OpenResearch Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science
up to $600,000 over three years. ($200,000 per year)
 
The goal is to help build long-term collaborative partnerships between K-12 STEM teachers, community college faculty, and the NSF university research community by involving the teachers and community college faculty in engineering and computer science research and helping them translate their research experiences and new knowledge into classroom activities.
National Science Foundation
9/9/2015OpenNEH Summer Stipends
$6,000
Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both for a period of two months.

National Endowment for the Humanities