Grant Announcements - 2010

 

Date Program Name (click on link to see program details) Program Description
12/21/2010

 

Research and Evaluation in Justice Systems seeks proposals that examine topics relevant to State and/or local criminal and juvenile justice systems policy and practice
12/21/2010

 

DOJ/NIJ funding opportunity seeks proposals for research and evaluation projects to address the knowledge gaps related to trafficking in persons in the United States
12/21/2010

 

Research and Evaluation in Justice Systems seeks proposals that examine topics relevant to State and/or local criminal and juvenile justice systems policy and practice
12/21/2010

 

DOJ/NIJ funding opportunity seeks proposals for research and evaluation projects to address the knowledge gaps related to trafficking in persons in the United States

12/17/2010

 

NSF Funding Announcement: Cyberinfrastructure Training, Education, Advancement, and Mentoring for Our 21st Century Workforce CI-TEAM supports projects that integrate science and engineering research and education activities that range from local activities to global-scale efforts, as appropriate, to promote, leverage and utilize cyberinfrastructure systems, tools and services
12/15/2010 NSF Funding - Cellular Processes cluster seeks to support imaginative projects that integrate research on processes at the supramolecular and cellular scales
12/15/2010 NSF Funding - Networks and Regulation seeks to support creative proposals that offer a comprehensive understanding of the emergent properties of cells, organisms, and (microbial) communities
12/15/2010 NSF Funding - Genetic Mechanisms supports inventive studies seeking to address fundamental questions such as: How do genes work? How are genes maintained and inherited?
12/14/2010

 

NSF Funding - EAR Education and Human Resources facilitates highly innovative educational activities in the earth sciences, including efforts to increase the diversity of participants and involve leading researchers in education
12/14/2010

 

Research Initiation Grants to Broaden Participation in Biology (RIG BP) intends to increase the diversity of researchers who apply for and receive BIO funding to initiate research programs early in their careers
12/13/2010 NSF Funding - Systematic Biology and Biodiversity Inventories supports studies that seek to synthesize available and new species-level taxonomic information in the context of providing revisionary treatments and predictive classifications for particular groups of organisms
12/13/2010 NSF Funding - Population and Community Ecology supports research that advances the conceptual or theoretical understanding of population ecology, species interactions and community dynamics in terrestrial, wetland and freshwater habitats
12/13/2010 NSF Funding - Evolutionary Processes supports research on microevolutionary processes and their macroevolutionary consequences. Topics include mutation, gene flow, recombination, natural selection, genetic drift, assortative mating acting within species, speciation, and long-term features of evolution
12/9/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: High Performance Computing System Acquisition: Enhancing the Petascale Computing Environment for Science and Engineering emphasizes the provision of system and services that deliver high levels of performance for many different types of science and engineering applications while also introducing significant innovation which will expand the value of HPC to the science and engineering community
12/7/2010 HRSA Funding Opportunity for Scholarships, stipends for nursing students - Nursing Workforce Diversity solicits grant applications for the Nursing Workforce Diversity (NWD) Program
11/23/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity - Cellular Processes encourages the use of innovative approaches and technologies that resolve long-standing questions in cell biology
11/23/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity - Genetic Mechanisms supports inventive studies seeking to address fundamental questions such as: How do genes work? How are genes maintained and inherited? How do genes and genomes change?
11/23/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity- Biomolecular Dynamics, Structure, and Function supports fundamental research in the areas of molecular biophysics and biochemistry
11/23/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity - Networks and Regulation seeks to support creative proposals that offer a comprehensive understanding of the emergent properties of cells, organisms, and (microbial) communities
11/19/2010

 

National Endowment for the Arts- Literature Fellowships - Grant Program offers $25,000 grants in prose (fiction and creative nonfiction) and poetry to published creative writers that enable the recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement
11/18/2010 Funding from the DOJ seeking applications for funding to conduct research and development and/or evaluation of sensor, surveillance, and biometrics technologies for law enforcement applications
11/18/2010 Funding from the Arthur W. Page Center supports scholars and professionals making important contributions to knowledge, practice, or public understanding of ethics and responsibility in public communication or other principles of Arthur W. Page and Robert Wood Johnson
11/18/2010 Funding Opportunity from the Upjohn Institute encourages research relevant to labor market issues of the recent recession and current recovery
11/17/2010 NSF - Unsolicited Proposals at the Interface of the Biological, Mathematical and Physical Sciences encourages proposals from interdisciplinary research teams that involve collaborations among investigators from the biological, mathematical, and physical sciences and foster new interactions that span interfaces between MPS and BIO
11/17/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity - Ecology of Infectious Diseases supports the development of predictive models and the discovery of principles governing the transmission dynamics of infectious disease agents
11/17/2010 Funding Opportunity - Computational Mathematics - US National Science Foundation (NSF) supports mathematical research in areas of science where computation plays a central and essential role, emphasizing design, analysis, and implementation of numerical methods and algorithms, and symbolic methods
11/15/2010

 

Funding Opportunity - US Army - Young Investigator Research solicits proposals for basic and scientific research in chemistry, electronics, environmental sciences, life sciences, materials science, mathematical and computer sciences, mechanical sciences, physics, computational and information sciences, sensors and electron devices, survivability/lethality analysis, and weapons and materials research
11/10/2010 Funding Opportunity: Meet the Composer supports the creation of new musical work and the engagement of new work with people and communities throughout the United States
11/9/2010 NSF - Funding Opportunity - Software Development for Cyberinfrastructure supports software development along two thrust areas: end-to-end high performance computer networking and cyber security

11/4/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunty - Major Research Instrumentation seeks to improve the quality and expand the scope of research and research training in science and engineering, by providing shared instrumentation that fosters the integration of research and education in research-intensive learning environments

11/4/2010

 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars aims to strengthen the academic productivity and overall excellence of nursing schools by providing mentorship, leadership training and salary and research support to young faculty

11/4/2010

 

NOAA Funding Opportunity - K-12 Formal Education supports K-12 education projects that advance inquiry-based Earth System Science learning and stewardship directly tied to the school curriculum, with a particular interest in increasing climate literacy
10/26/2010

 

NEH grants for America's Historical and Cultural Organizations - Planning Grants and Implementation Grants supports the development of humanities content and interactivity that excite, inform, and stir thoughtful reflection upon culture, identity, and history in creative and new ways

10/25/2010

 

Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Residencies for Scholars, Artists, Thought Leaders, Policymakers and Practitioners supports the work of scholars, artists, thought leaders, policymakers and practitioners who share in the Foundation’s pioneering mission to “promote the well-being of humanity”
10/22/2010 The NEA Foundation- Learning & Leadership Grants - individual or group submissions for professional development supports public school teachers, public education support professionals, and/or faculty and staff in public institutions of higher education
10/22/2010 Research Grants - hearing and balance requests applications from both new applicants and DRF awardees applying for second year funding, who are dedicated to exploring new avenues of hearing and balance science
10/21/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: Cyber Enabled Discovery and Innovation to create revolutionary science and engineering research outcomes made possible by innovations and advances in computational thinking

10/18/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity: Virtual Organizations as Sociotechnical Systems (VOSS) supports fundamental scientific research, particularly advances in social, organizational and design science, directed at advancing the understanding of how to develop effective virtual organizations and under what conditions virtual organizations can enable and enhance scientific, engineering, and education production and innovation. VOSS funded research must be grounded in theory and rooted in empirical methods

10/15/2010

 

The Big Read brings together partners across the country to encourage reading for pleasure and enlightenment. It is designed to restore reading to the center of American culture.
10/13/2010

 

American Educational Reseach Association: Research Grants: Call for Proposals seeks to stimulate research on U.S. education issues using data from the large-scale, national and international data sets supported by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NSF, and other federal agencies, and to increase the number of education researchers using these data sets
10/13/2010

 

Gates Foundation Funding Opportunity: Next Generation Learning Challenges seeks to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States, especially among low-income young adults. NGLC will accomplish this by identifying ways that proven technology-enabled solutions can be scaled to address major barriers to student success.
10/12/2010

 

National Cancer Institute Funding Opportunity - Investigator Initiated Program Projects supports integrated, multiproject research programs involving a number of independent investigators who share knowledge and common resources while working towards a unifying overall scientific goal
10/12/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity - Statistics supports research in statistical theory and methods, including research in statistical methods for applications to any domain of science and engineering
10/8/2010 Whitehall Foundation Grant Programs in the Life Sciences emphasizes the support of young scientists at the beginning of their careers and productive senior scientists who wish to move into new fields of interest
10/8/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: Discovery Research
K-12
seeks to enable significant advances in student and teacher learning of the STEM disciplines. Projects funded under this solicitation begin with a research question or hypothesis about how to improve preK-12 STEM learning and teaching and then develop, implement, and study effects of innovative educational resources, models, or technologies.
10/6/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: Interdisciplinary Training for Undergraduates in Biological and Mathematical Sciences to enhance undergraduate education and training at the intersection of the biological and mathematical sciences and to better prepare undergraduate biology or mathematics students to pursue graduate study and careers in fields that integrate the mathematical and biological sciences
10/6/2010 Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellowship Program provides opportunities to faculty members of institutions of higher education (IHEs) to engage in research abroad in modern foreign languages and area studies
10/5/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity - Developmental Systems

 

supports research aimed at understanding how interacting developmental processes give rise to the emergent properties of organisms
10/4/2010 Funding from The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention supports the work of investigators from all disciplines that contribute to our understanding of suicide and suicide prevention.
10/4/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: Plant Genome Research Program to develop a basic knowledge of the structures and functions of plant genomes and translate this knowledge to a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of economically important plants and plant processes of potential economic value
10/4/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity - Strategic Technologies for CyberInfrastructure supports activities based on experimental/innovative hardware or software systems or other unique cyberinfrastructure activities that enable leading edge scientific and engineering research and education with broader impact realized across our entire society
10/4/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity - Biomaterials Emphasis is on novel design of biomaterials, including bioderived, bioinspired, biomimetic and biocompatible materials, discovery of new phenomena, and the combination of experiment with theory and/or simulation
9/30/2010 Grants to Improve the Administration of State Courts Program to improve the administration of justice in the state courts of the United States
9/29/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity - Physics at the Information Frontier provide support for physics proposals in three subareas: 1) computational physics, 2) information intensive physics, and 3) quantum information science and revolutionary computing
9/27/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity: Computing Education for the 21st Century seeks to increase computational competencies for all students, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity,disability status, or socioeconomic status, and regardless, too, of eventual career choices
9/22/2010 Horowitz Fooundation for Social Policy Funding Opportunty makes targeted grants for work in major areas of the social sciences, including anthropology, area studies, economics, political science, psychology, sociology, and urban studies, as well as newer areas such as evaluation research
9/22/2010 American Sociological Association Funding Opportunity provides opportunities for substantive and methodological breakthroughs, broaden the dissemination of scientific knowledge, and provide leverage for acquisition of additional research funds
9/22/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity: Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change seeks to utilize key geological, chemical, and biological records of climate system variability to provide insights into the mechanisms and rate of change that characterized Earth's past climate variability, the sensitivity of Earth's climate system to changes in forcing, and the response of key components of the Earth system to these changes.
8/23/2010

 

Funding Opportunity- Applied Mathematics - US National Science Foundation (NSF) supports mathematics research motivated by or having an effect on problems arising in science and engineering.
8/23/2010 Funding Opportunity - Analysis - US National Science Foundation (NSF) supports basic research in that area of mathematics whose roots can be traced to the calculus of Newton and Leibniz.
8/23/2010 Funding Opportunity - Foundations - US National Science Foundation (NSF) supports research in mathematical logic and the foundations of mathematics, including proof theory, recursion theory, model theory, set theory, and infinitary combinatorics
8/23/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity - Geometric Analysis supports research on differential geometry and its relation to partial differential equations and variational principles; aspects of global analysis, including the differential geometry of complex manifolds and geometric Lie group theory; geometric methods in modern mathematical physics; and geometry of convex sets, integral geometry, and related geometric topics.
8/20/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: Transforming STEM Learning (TSL) combines interests and resources of separate programs in the Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL) to explore the opportunities and challenges implied by innovative visions of the future for STEM learning
8/20/2010 NSf funding opportunity - Focused Research Groups in the Mathematical Sciences allows groups of researchers to respond to recognized scientific needs of pressing importance, to take advantage of current scientific opportunities, or to prepare the ground for anticipated significant scientific developments in the mathematical sciences.
8/18/2010

 

NSf Funding Opportunity: Social Computational Systems seeks to reveal new understanding about the properties that systems of people and computers together possess, and to develop theoretical and practical understandings of the purposeful design of systems to facilitate socially intelligent computing
8/17/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: Information and Intelligent Systems - Core Programs IIS supports three core programs: Human Centered Computing (HCC), Information Integration and Informatics (III) and Robust Intelligence (RI)
8/17/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: Computing and Communications Foundations supports research characterized by algorithmic thinking accompanied byrigorous analysis. Research on algorithms for problems that are central to computer science, as well as newtechniques for the rigorous mathematical analysis of such algorithms, is of interest.
8/17/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: CISE - Cross Cutting Programs

seeks to develop science and engineering knowledge about these networks, yielding newscientific understanding about their complexity and informing their future design

8/17/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity - Computer and Network Systems

supports research and education projects that develop new knowledge in two core programs: The Computer Systems Research (CSR) program; and The Networking Technology and Systems (NeTS) program.

8/16/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: Opportuniies for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences (OEDG) increases participation in the geosciences by African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans (American Indians and Alaskan Natives), Native Pacific Islanders (Polynesians or Micronesians), and persons with disabilities
7/27/2010

 

NSF Opportunity: Basic Research to Enable Agricultural Development (BREAD) supports innovative basic scientific research designed to address key constraints to smallholder agriculture in the developing world
7/22/2010

 

Collaborate Research Grants supports original research undertaken by a team of two or more scholars, for full-time or part-time activities for periods of at least one year up to a maximum of three years.
7/21/2010 Environmental Literacy Grants K-12 supports service-learning and professional development projects related to NOAA's mission in the areas of ocean, coastal, Great Lakes, weather and climate sciences and stewardship
7/19/2010

 

NOAA funding availability for Formal K-12 Education Projects advances inquiry-based Earth System Science learning and stewardship directly tied to the school curriculum, with a particular interest in increasing climate literacy.
7/12/2010

 

Funding opportunity - Off-Campus Community Service Program provides grants to institutions of higher education (IHEs) participating in the Federal Work-Study Program under title IV, part C of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA) to recruit and compensate students (including compensation for time spent in training and for travel) for part-time, off-campus employment directly related to community service
7/7/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity - Strategic Technologies for CyberInfrastructure supports activities that lead to innovative cyberinfrastructure but are not currently funded by other programs or solicitations
7/7/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity - Computing Research Infrastructure drives discovery and learning in the computing disciplines by supporting the creation, enhancement and operation of world-class computing research infrastructure
7/7/2010 US Dept of Education Funding Opportunity: Strengthening Institutions

provides grants to eligible institutions of higher education (IHEs) to help them become self sufficient and expand their capacity to serve low-income students, by providing funds to improve and strengthen the institution’s academic quality, institutional management and fiscal stability

7/7/2010 Funding Opportunity: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency - Computer Science seeks junior faculty with research interest in computer science, to serve as Principal Investigators to explore novel ideas that lead to fundamental technological advances that benefit the US Department of Defense
7/1/2010

 

US Dept of Education Funding Opportunity: Transition Program for Students with Intellectual Disabilities into Higher Education support model demonstration programs that promote the successful transition of students with intellectual disabilities into higher education and to enable institutions of higher education (IHEs) (or consortia of institutions of higher education), to create or expand high quality inclusive model comprehensive transition and postsecondary programs for students with intellectual disabilities
7/1/2010

 

US Department of Ed funding opportunity: Teachers for a Competitive Tomorrow enables partnerships served by eligible recipients to develop and implement 2- or 3-year part-time master's degree programs in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or critical foreign language education for teachers in order to enhance the teachers' content knowledge and pedagogical skills; or to develop and implement programs for professionals in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, or critical foreign language education that lead to a master's degree in teaching that results in teacher certification

6/28/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity: Science, Technology, and Society   (STS) considers proposals that examine historical, philosophical, and sociological questions that arise in connection with science, engineering, and technology, and their respective interactions with society
6/15/2010

 

Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education Grants supports reforms, innovations, and significant improvements of postsecondary education that respond to problems of national significance and serve as national models
6/15/2010

 

Funding Opportunity: Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities

helps address State-identified needs for highly qualified personnel-in special education, related services, early intervention, and regular education-to work with children, including infants and toddlers, with disabilities

6/15/2010

 

Funding Opportunity: Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education - FIPSE supports innovative grants and cooperative agreements to improve postsecondary education
6/14/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs supports research and education activities that invent new computing and networking technologies and that explore new ways to make use of existing technologies
6/14/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): Core Programs supports research and education projects that explore the foundations of computing and communication devices and their usage
6/9/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis awards target investigators who have, over time,produced important papers from a series of related research projects, but have not yet integrated that series in a single synthesis
6/9/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program Centers (STEP Centers) allows a group of faculty representing a cross section of institutions of higher education to identify a national challenge or opportunity in undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and to propose a comprehensive and coordinated set of activities that will be carried out to address that challenge or opportunity within a national context.
6/7/2010

 

Committee for Research and Exploration Grant Application, Grant Information -- National Geographic awards grants for scientific field research and exploration through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must have both a geographical dimension and relevance to other scientific fields and be of broad scientific interest.
6/2/2010

 

ALA Funding Opportunity supports five reading, viewing and discussion programs featuring the documentary “Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women” and the companion biography of the same name
5/26/2010

 

 

NSF Funding Opportunity: Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program for junior faculty encourages submission of CAREER proposals from junior faculty members at all CAREER-eligible organizations and especially encourages women, members of underrepresented minority groups, and persons with disabilities to apply
5/24/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: Chemistry Research Instrumentation and Facilities: Departmental Multi-User Instrumentation encourages investigators to exploit advances in networking, web-based tools and other facets of cyberinfrastructure inorder to facilitate broader access to the requested instrumentation
5/24/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: Informal Science Education seeks to build the theoretical and empirical foundations for effective informal STEM learning; to advance the assessment of such learning; and to support the application of innovative methods to address questions of importance to those who live or work in informal science education settings
5/11/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity - Graduate STEM Fellows in K-12 provides funding for graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines to bring their leading research practice and findings into K-12 learning settings
5/10/2010

 

NSF Proposal Announcement: Instrument Development for Biological Research (IDBR) supports the development of instrumentation that addresses demonstrated needs in biological research, in areas supported by NSF Biology programs (see http://www.nsf.gov/bio)
4/28/2010

 

Smith Richardson Foundation Funding Opportunity supports junior faculty research on American foreign policy, international relations, international security, military policy, and diplomatic and military history
4/27/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: Earth Sciences: Instrumentation and Facilities allows for submission of a proposal for Acquisition or Upgrade of Research Equipment that includes budget line items associated with support of a new full-time technician who will be dedicated to manage the instrument(s) being requested
4/26/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: Geoscience Education seeks to increase public understanding of Earth system science and foster recruitment, training and retention of a diverse and skilled geoscience workforce for the future
4/22/2010 Funding Opportunity from the Bureau of Justice Statistics focuses on criminal appeals disposed in calendar year 2010 and aims to obtain information on certain key case characteristics, including the types of criminal cases appealed to state intermediate appellate courts and courts of last resort, in addition to the disposition of criminal appeals, appellate case processing time, and the impact of appellate litigation on trial court outcomes
4/19/2010

 

Funding Opportunity from the National Institute of Justice seeks proposals to conduct research to improve understanding of current eyewitness identification practices and advance the current body of knowledge regarding how law enforcement policies and operations at the State and local levels may impact eyewitness identification outcomes

4/15/2010

 

IES Proposal Request: Analysis of Longitudinal Data to Support State and Local Education Reform solicits projects to explore the relations between education outcomes and malleable factors (i.e., factors that can be changed, such as child behaviors, teachers' practices, school management practices, and education policies), as well as mediators or moderators of those relations

4/15/2010

 

NEH Funding Opportunity: Humanities Collections and Reference Resources supports projects that provide an essential foundation for scholarship, education, and public programming in the humanities

4/15/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity - Long Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB) encourage the submission of proposals that generate extended time series of biological and environmental data to address ecological and evolutionary processes and resolve important issues in organismal and environmental biology
4/14/2010 Funding Opportunity from the Bureau of Justice Statistics seeking proposals to obtain a data collection agent for the 2010 National Survey of Prosecutors (NSP-10). The NSP-10, will focus on the administration of prosecution activities and the emerging types of cases and knowledge from a nationally representative sample of approximately 475 prosecutor offices that handle felony cases in state court
4/13/2010

 

National Institute of Justice Funding Opportunity seeking proposals to conduct process and outcome evaluations on programs aimed at reducing gang membership and gang-related crime and violence for both adults and juveniles
4/13/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity: Broadening Participation in Computing aims to significantly increase the number of U.S. citizens and permanent residents receiving post secondary degrees in the computing disciplines, with an emphasis on students from communities with longstanding underrepresentation in computing
4/12/2010

 

Bureau of Justice Statistics Funding Opportunity seeking proposals to examine the problem of elder abuse, mistreatment, and neglect through the collection of data on cases of suspected elder abuse referred to Adult Protective Services (APS) agencies and cases reported to local law enforcement
4/12/2010

 

Department of Justice Funding Opportunity seeking proposals to carry out a new research program that should explore the developmental patterns and correlates of recidivism in the data collected by the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 (NLSY97)
4/12/2010

 

NSF Opportunity: Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program for Junior Faculty emphasizes the importance the Foundation places on the early development of academic careers dedicated to stimulating the discovery process in which the excitement of research is enhanced by inspired teaching and enthusiastic learning
3/26/2010

 

Preservation and Access Education and Training Grants supports educational programs that prepare the next generation of conservators and preservation professionals, as well as projects that introduce the staff of cultural institutions to new information and advances in preservation and access practices
3/17/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity - Computing in the Cloud provides the science and engineering communities with the opportunity to leverage highly-scalable cloud computing platforms to conduct research and education activities in cloud computing and data-intensivecomputing, and their applications
3/11/2010

 

Save America's Treasures Grants grants are available for preservation and/or conservation work on nationally significant intellectual and cultural artifacts and historic structures and sites
3/9/2010 Enhancing Developmental Biology Research at Undergraduate Institutions Academic Research Enhancement Award invites grant applications to strengthen the developmental biology research environment at educational institutions that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees, but that have not been major recipients of NIH support
3/8/2010 USDOE Funding Opportunity - Language Resource Centers provides grants to institutions of higher education to establish, strengthen, and operate centers that serve as resources for improving the Nation's capacity for teaching and learning foreign languages

3/4/2010

 

Funding opportunity from the Bureau of Justice Assistance program's primary objective is to prevent delinquency, youth violence, and gang membership. G.R.E.A.T. lessons provide life skills to students to help them avoid engaging in delinquent behavior and violence to solve problems
3/4/2010 Department of Justice Funding Opportunity represents an opportunity to integrate approaches from a variety of disciplines to inform sentencing and community corrections policies and practices
3/4/2010 MARC Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (U-STAR) National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grant supports efforts to strengthen the science/math course curricula, pedagogical skills of faculty, and biomedical research training at institutions with significant enrollments of students from underrepresented groups
3/3/2010 NSF Proposal Opportunity: Climate Change Education seeks to establish a coordinated national network of regionally- or thematically-based partnerships devoted to increasing the adoption of effective, high quality educational programs and resources related to the science of climate change and its impacts
3/1/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity: Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (TUES) supports efforts to create, adapt, and disseminate new learning materials and teaching strategies to reflect advances both in STEM disciplines and in what is known about teaching and learning
2/25/2010 Funding Opportunity from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Deliquency Prevention supports multiple research methods that together will comprehensively measure the scope and nature of the nation’s missing children problem and estimate the number of missing children recovered each year
2/25/2010 Funding from the International Psychoanalytical Association $1,000 will be awarded to an essay that explicates, expands and/or extends the seminal work of Frances Tustin in the area of the psychoanalytic treatment of autistic spectrum disorders in children and autistic states in adults
2/23/2010

 

NASA Funding Opportunity - Global Climate Change Education solicits proposals for the third year of the NASA Global Climate Change Education (GCCE) project. The GCCE project extends the results of NASA's Earth Science Program to the education community by sponsoring unique and stimulating opportunities for global climate and Earth system science education.
2/19/2010

Special Education Research Grants provides parents, educators, students, researchers, policymakers, 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
2/18/2010 Funding Opportunity- Developmental and Learning Sciences - US National Science Foundation (NSF)

supports fundamental research that increases our understanding of cognitive, linguistic, social, cultural, and biological processes related to children's and adolescents' development and learning

2/17/2010 US Department of Education Funding Opportunity - School Leadership designed to assist high-need local educational agencies (LEAs) in recruiting and training principals (including assistant principals)
2/17/2010 Spencer Foundation Funding Opportunities requesting proposals for education research in the following areas: Education and Social Opportunities, Teaching, Learning and Instructional Resources, Organizational Learning, Purpose and Values of Education, Field-Initiated Proposals
2/9/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity: Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program provides funding to institutions of higher education to provide scholarships, stipends, and programmatic support to recruit and prepare STEM majors and professionals to become K-12 teachers
2/9/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity: Proactive Recruitment in Science and Mathematics (PRISM) supports projects that aim to improve the freshman and sophomore experience in mathematics and science through student involvement in research activities and the creation of a sense of belonging to a scientific community.
2/9/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity - GeoScience seeks to increase public understanding of Earth system science and foster recruitment,training and retention of a diverse and skilled geoscience workforce for the future
2/5/2010 NIJ/DOJ Funding Opportunity is interested in funding multiple projects in support of criminal justice researcher-practitioner partnerships as well as capturing, in detail, relevant accounts of previous and current criminal justice researcher-practitioner collaborations
2/5/2010 IES Funding Opportunity the intent of these grants is to provide national leadership in expanding fundamental knowledge and understanding of education from early childhood education through postsecondary and adult education
2/1/2010 Institute of Education Sciences proposal request supports national research and development centers (R&D Centers) that are intended to contribute significantly to the solution of education problems in the United States by engaging in research, development, evaluation, and national leadership activities aimed at improving the education system, and ultimately, student achievement.
2/1/2010 Funding Opportunity - Evaluation of State and Local Education Programs and Policies provides support for rigorous evaluations of education programs or policies that are implemented by State or local education agencies
1/22/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity: Major Research Instrumentation Program seeks to improve the quality and expand the scope of research and research training in science and engineering, by providing shared instrumentation that fosters the integration of research and education in research-intensive learning environments
1/21/2010

 

HRSA Grant Opportunity: Faculty Development: Integrated Technology into Nursing Education and Practice Initiative provides support to nursing collaboratives for faculty development in the use of information and other technologies in order to expand the capacity of collegiate schools of nursing to educate students for 21st century health care practice
1/20/2010

 

 

NEA - Grants for Arts Projects: Learning in the Arts for Children and Youth offers funding for projects that help children and youth acquire knowledge and understanding of and skills in the arts
1/20/2010

 

NEA Grants for Arts Projects: Challenge America Fast-Track offers support primarily to small and mid-sized organizations for projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations -- those whose opportunities to experience the arts are limited by geography, ethnicity, economics, or disability
1/19/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity - Advancing Theory in Biology supports the development of new theoretical approaches that will improve our understanding of general biological principles that account for phenomena that occur independently across levels of biological organization
1/19/2010 NOAA Office of Education Funding Opportunities supports applications for informal/nonformal science education projects that engage the public in activities that utilize emerging and/or advanced technologies and leverage NOAA assets to improve understanding and stewardship of the local and global environment
1/19/2010 Research Corporation for Science Advancement - Single Investigator Awards- Cotrell College Science Awards supports research in astronomy, chemistry, physics and closely related fields that significantly overlap with research in these three disciplines at public and private, predominantly undergraduate colleges
1/15/2010 NSF Funding Opportunity: Advancing Theory in Biology invites proposals that develop theory at the organismal level, and particularly in developmental biology or physiology, as one of the focal levels of biological organization
1/12/2010

 

Interdisciplinary Training for Undergraduates in the Biological and Mathematical Sciences to enhance undergraduate education and training at the intersection of the biological and mathematical sciences and to better prepare undergraduate biology or mathematics students to pursue graduate study and careers in fields that integrate the mathematical and biological sciences
1/12/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity - Earth Sciences supports meritorious requests for infrastructurethat promotes research and education in areas traditionally supported by the Division
1/11/2010

 

Funding Opportunity- Perception, Action & Cognition - US National Science Foundation (NSF) encompasses a wide range of theoretical perspectives, such as symbolic computation, connectionism, ecological, nonlinear dynamics, and complex systems, and a variety of methodologies including both experimental studies and modeling
1/11/2010

 

NSF Funding Opportunity: Science, Technology and Society (STS) considers proposals that examine historical, philosophical, and sociological questions that arise in connection with science, engineering, and technology, and their respective interactions with society
1/11/2010

 

NIH Funding Opportunity: Academic Research Enhancement Award (Parent R15) stimulates research in educational institutions that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees for a significant number of the Nation's research scientists, but that have not been major recipients of NIH support
12/212009

 

National and Community Service Notice of Funds Availability supports institutions of higher education that use innovative service-learning programming to meet the needs of local communities
12/17/2009 NEH Funding Opportunity supports series of one-week residence-based workshops for a national audience of K-12 and community college educators. NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture workshops use historic sites to address central themes and issues in American history, government, literature, art, music, and other related subjects in the humanities
12/16/2009 NSF Funding - Cellular Systems Cluster supports research, across all taxa, into the structure and organization of cells and the dynamics of cellular processes
12/16/2009 NSF Funding Opportunity - Course, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement funds projects that develop faculty expertise, implement educational innovations, assess learning and evaluate innovations, prepare K-12 teachers, or conduct research on STEM teaching and learning
12/9/2009

 

NSF Funding Opportunity: Geoscience Education seeks to increase public understanding of Earth system science and foster recruitment, training and retention of a diverse and skilled geoscience workforce for the future
12/9/2009 NARA: Publishing Historical Records Grant Announcement supports projects that promote supports projects that promote the preservation and use of America's documentary heritage essential to understanding our democracy, history, and culture
12/9/2009 NARA Electronic Records Projects Grant Announcement eeks proposals that will increase the capacity of archival repositories to create electronic records archives that preserve records of enduring historical value
12/9/2009 Digitizing Historical Records Grant Announcement supports projects that promote the preservation and use of America's documentary heritage essential to understanding our democracy, history, and culture
12/9/2009 NSF Funding Opportunity - Proactive Recruitment in Introductory Science and Mathematics seeks proposals to improve the lower-division undergraduate (freshman and sophomore) experience in mathematics and statistics, better preparing undergraduates tomajor in science, engineering, mathematics, and statistics
12/1/2009

 

Long Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB) NSF Funding Opportunity encourages the submission of proposals aimed at generating extended time series of biological and environmental data that address ecological and evolutionary processes aimed at resolving important issues in environmental biology
11/24/2009

 

Real Estate Research Institute Funding Opportunity encourages and supports the development of new real estate researchers among junior faculty and graduate students
11/24/2009

 

American Psychological Foundation Funding Opportunity seeks to support research, education, and intervention projects and programs that use psychology to solve social problems
11/19/2009

 

NSF funding opportunity: Cyber-Enabled Discovery seeks ambitious, transformative, multidisciplinary research proposals within or across the following three thematic areas: From Data to Knowledge, Understanding Complexity in Natural, Built, and Social Systems, and Virtual Organizations
11/18/2009 NSF Funding Opportunity - Chemistry Research Experiences for Undergraduates - US National Science Foundation (NSF) features two mechanisms for support of student research: (1) REU Sites are based on independent proposals to initiate and conduct projects that engage a number of students in research.(2) REU Supplements may be requested for ongoing NSF-funded research projects or may be included as a component of proposals for new or renewal NSF grants or cooperative agreements.
11/17/2009 NSF Funding Opportunity - Genes and Genome Systems Cluster supports studies on the structure, function and evolution of genes and genomes in prokaryotes, eukaryotes, phages, and viruses.
11/17/2009 NSF Funding Opportunity - Ecosystem Science supports investigations of whole-system ecological processes and relationships across a diversity of spatial and temporal (including paleo) scales
11/13/2009

 

NSF Funding Opportunity - Condensed Matter and Materials Theory supports fundamental research that advances conceptual, analytical, and computational techniques for materials research.
11/13/2009 NSF Funding Opportunity - Condensed Matter Physics supports experimental, as well as combined experiment and theory projects investigating the fundamental physics behind phenomena exhibited by condensed matter systems.
11/13/2009 NSF Funding Opportunity - Developmental Systems supports research aimed at understanding how interacting developmental processes give rise to the emergent properties of organisms.
11/13/2009 National Science Foundation Funding Opportunity: Developmental and Learning Sciences supports fundamental research that increases our understanding of cognitive, linguistic, social, cultural, and biological processes related to children's and adolescents' development and learning.
11/13/2009 NSF Funding Opportunity - Multidisciplinary- Biomolecular Systems Cluster emphasizes the importance of multi-disciplinary research carried out at the interfaces of biology, physics, chemistry, mathematics and computer science, and engineering.
11/10/2009

 

Funding Opportunity- Geophysics - US National Science Foundation (NSF) topics include seismicity, seismic wave propagation, and the nature and occurrence of earthquakes; the earth's magnetic, gravity, and electrical fields; the earth's thermal structure; and geodynamics.
11/05/2009

 

Graduate Fellowships graduate students will participate in collaborative research experiences with interdisciplinary faculty teams focused on urbanization, forest ecosystem management, and climate change.
11/05/2009

 

National Science Foundation -Social Psychology supports basic research on human social behavior, including cultural differences and development over the life span. 
11/04/2009 HRSA Funding to strengthen the capacity for nurse education, practice and retention to address the registered nursing shortage.
11/04/2009 Environmental Education Grants/US EPA supports environmental education projects that enhance the public's awareness, knowledge, and skills to help people make informed decisions that affect environmental quality.
10/30/2009 National Institute of Corrections Funding Opportunity to design, develop, field test and revise, as needed, a training curriculum that will provide a multi-disciplinary staff in state correctional agencies and prison systems the competencies, skills and tools to leverage the performance of their operations and demonstrate efficient, effective, safe and secure practices for staff, inmates and the general public. 
10/29/2009 NEA/PI Funding Opportunity seeks to address the Obama Administration’s commitment to supporting the women of the Middle East and North Africa in their efforts to reach their full potential.
10/28/2009 State Justice Institute Funding Opportunity awards grants that benefit the nation’s judicial system and the public it serves. SJI has five different grant programs: Project Grants, Technical Assistance Grants, Curriculum Adaptation and Training (CAT) Grants, Partner Grants, and Strategic Initiatives Grants.
10/28/2009 American Sociological Association Funding provides scholars with “seed money” innovative research that has the potential for challenging the discipline, stimulating new lines of research, and creating new networks of scientific collaboration.
10/27/2009 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars aims to strengthen the academic productivity and overall excellence of nursing schools by providing mentorship, leadership training and salary and research support to young faculty. 

10/26/2009

 

Funding Opportunity - US Department of Education - Student Support to increase the number of disadvantaged low-income college students, first generation college students, and college students with disabilities in the United States who successfully complete a program of study at the postsecondary level

10/19/2009

 

NSF Funding: Astronomy and Astrophysics Research provides individual investigator and collaborative research grants for observational, theoretical, laboratory and archival data studies in all areas of astronomy and astrophysics
10/16/2009 NSF - Environment, Society, and the Economy (ESE) Initiative seeking to promote interdisciplinary collaborations and integrative research that link the geosciences and the social and behavioral sciences in new and vital ways

10/9/2009

 

NSF Funding Opportunities: Statistics and Probability supports research in statistical theory and methods, including research in statistical methods for applications to any domain of science and engineering.
10/8/2009 National Council on Public History Award seeks works about or growing out of public history theory, study, or practice, or that have compelling implications for the same
10/8/2009 Outstanding Public History Award recognizes excellence in work completed within the previous two calendar years (2008 and 2009) that contributes to a broader public reflection and appreciation of the past or that serves as a model of professional public history practice. 

10/06/09

NSF Funding Opportunity - Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences the program is designed to address the fact that certain groups are underrepresented in the geosciences relative to the proportions of those groups in the general population
9/23/2009

 

NSF Funding Opportunity: Research Experiences for Undergraduates supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation
9/23/2009

 

Academic Research Enhancement Award intended to create a research opportunity for scientists and institutions otherwise unlikely to participate extensively in NIH programs to support the Nation's biomedical and behavioral research effort
9/16/2009

 

Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics Funding Opportunity seeks proposals that are methodologically innovative, grounded in theory, and have potential utility for multiple fields within the social and behavioral sciences
9/16/2009 Law and Social Sciences Funding Opportunity supports social scientific studies of law and law-like systems of rules, institutions, processes, and behaviors
9/16/2009 Sociology funding opportunity from NSF supports basic research on all forms of human social organization -- societies, institutions, groups and demography -- and processes of individual and institutional change
9/15/2009 NSF Funding Opportunity - Creative IT solicits proposals for projects that explore synergistic cross disciplinary research in creativity and computer science and information technology

9/2/2009

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation - Grand Challenges Explorations a US $100 million initiative to encourage unconventional global health solutions

9/1/2009

 

Evaluating Innovations in Nursing Education - RWJF supports evaluations of interventions that expand teaching capacity or promote faculty recruitment and retention in nursing schools
9/1/2009 NSF Funding Opportunity - Theoretical Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics supports theoretical and computational research in all areas of atomic structure, the molecular structure of small molecules, electron, and atomic collisions, photoionization and photodetachment of electrons from atoms and small molecules, time-dependent interactions with atoms and small molecules, quantum optics, ultracold phenomena in Bose and Fermi gases, and quantum information
9/1/2009 NSF Funding Opportunity - Theoretical Physics supports the development of qualitative and quantitative understanding of fundamental physical systems, ranging from the most elementary constituents of matter through nuclei and atoms to astrophysical objects and the cosmos
8/31/2009 NSF Funding Opportunity: Climate Process Modeling Teams to speed development of global coupled climate models by bringing together theoreticians, observationalists, process modelers and the large modeling centers to concentrate on the leading problemsfacing models
8/17/2009
Funding Announcement from the NEH supports the preparation of editions and translations of pre-existing texts and documents that are currently inaccessible or available in inadequate editions

8/4/2009

 

Funding Announcement from NSF supports scientific research directed at advancing understanding of innovation and organizational phenomena
7/30/2009 NSF Funding Opportunity: Focused Research Groups in the Mathematical Sciences (FRG) supports work by groups of three or
more researchers to respond to recognized scientific needs of pressing
importance, to take advantage of current scientific opportunities, or to
prepare and solidify the ground for anticipated scientific developments
in the mathematical sciences
7/29/2009 NSF Funding Opportunity - Research Experiences for Undergraduates supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation

7/23/2009

 

Research Corporation for Science Advancement - Cottrell College Science Awards supports research in astronomy, chemistry, physics and closely related fields that significantly overlap with research in these three disciplines at public and private, predominantly undergraduate colleges
7/20/2009

NSF Economics Funding Opportunity supports research designed to improve the understanding of the processes and institutions of the U.S. economy and of the world system of which it is a part

7/20/2009

 

NSF Funding Opportunity - Decision, Risk and Management Sciences program supports scientific research directed at increasing the understanding and effectiveness of decision making by individuals, groups, organizations, and society

7/20/2009


NSF Funding - Geography and Spatial Sciences sponsors research on the
geographic distributions and interactions of human, physical, and biotic systems on the Earth's surface
7/15/2009 Cheiron Book Prize Announcement eligible works for the 2010 Cheiron Book Prize include original book-length historical studies, written in English and published during the period 1 January 2006 through 31 December 2009
7/13/2009 NSF Funding Opportunity: Creative IT solicits proposals for projects that explore synergistic cross disciplinary research in creativity and computer science and information technology. Information technology is playing an increasing role in extending the capability of human creative thinking and problem solving
7/8/2009 Funding Opportunity - Early Career Research Program supports the development of individual research programs of outstanding scientists early in their careers and to stimulate research careers in the areas supported by the DOE Office of Science
6/29/2009 NEH Funding Opportunity supports projects in the humanities that explore stories, ideas, and beliefs that deepen our understanding of our lives and our world
6/29/2009 Minority Access to Research Careers Ancillary Training Activities supports scientific conferences, scientific short courses or other well-defined ancillary training activities that further the involvement of minorities toward biomedical careers
6/23/2009 New Funding Opportunity Through HRSA supports applied research relating to maternal and child health services, which show promise of substantial contribution to the advancement of the current knowledge pool
6/23/2009 NSF Funding - Math and Science Partnership supports innovative partnerships to improve K-12 student achievement in mathematics and science
6/23/2009 Funding Opportunity - Chronically low-performing schools research to increase research efforts to improve chronically low-performing schools
6/22/2009 NSF Funding Opportunity - STEM Scholarships makes grants to institutions of higher education to support scholarships for academically talented, financially needy students, enabling them to enter the workforce following completion of an associate; baccalaureate; or graduate-level degree in science and engineering disciplines
6/8/2009

 

EEL Research Grant Opportunity to contribute to improvement of academic achievement in reading, writing, mathematics, or science, as well as other school outcomes
6/3/2009 Election Assistance Commission Funding Opportunity to recruit, train, and support college students to assist state and local governments in the administration of elections by serving as nonpartisan poll workers or assistants
6/3/2009 New Cross-Disciplinary Funding Opportunity supports scientific research directed at advancing understanding of innovation and organizational phenomena
6/3/2009 Sociology Funding Opportunity supports basic research on all forms of human social organization -- societies, institutions, groups and demography -- and processes of individual and institutional change.
6/3/2009 NIDCD Funding Opportunity - Improving Interventions for Communication Disorders to develop new or enhanced diagnostic, intervention and treatment paradigms with potential for widespread, cost-effective application in the NIDCD mission areas of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech and language.
6/3/2009 NIH Funding Opportunity - Improving Intervention Possibilities for Communication Disorders to identify and develop new methodologies and insights into the basic biology of the communication sciences that will have the future potential for clinical and translational application but which are still at the preliminary exploratory stage. 
6/2/2009 Election Assistance Commission Funding Opportunity to recruit, train, and support college students to assist state and local governments in the administration of elections by serving as nonpartisan poll workers or assistants

5/11/2009

 

NSF Funding Opportunity - Academic Research Infrastructure Program to enhance the Nation's existing research facilities so that they provide next-generation research infrastructure and facilitate the integration of researchers with shared resources such as remote instruments and research platforms, data repositories, and national computing facilities

5/11/2009

 

NSF Funding Opportunity - Major Research Instrumentation seeks to improve the quality and expand the scope of research and research training in science and engineering, by providing shared instrumentation that fosters the integration of research and education in research-intensive learning environments.