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Online Partnership to Accelerate Research (ONPAR)   OnPAR is an initiative from Leidos Life Sciences in partnership with National Institute of Health (NIH) to provide investigators a funding opportunity for their highly scored, unfunded applications. The primary goal of OnPAR is to connect funders with unfunded research applications. OnPAR matches these applications with non-government organizations (NGOs). OnPAR members (NGOs) are private foundations, pharmaceuticals, and private funds that will be looking at submitted public abstracts. This service is free for all investigators worldwide, and investigators do not have to re-write the unfunded application, for more information.
Prescription Drug Abuse Due: May 7, 2019 This FOA encourages applicants to develop innovative research applications on prescription drug abuse, including research to examine the factors contributing to prescription drug abuse; to characterize the adverse medical, mental health and social consequences associated with prescription drug abuse; and to develop effective prevention and service delivery approaches and behavioral and pharmacological treatments, for more info.
Health-Enhancing Physical Activity Due: Feb. 16 For a companion solicitation, click here.
Algorithms for Modern Power Systems Due: Feb. 13 The Algorithms for Modern Power Systems (AMPS) program will support research projects to develop the next generation of mathematical and statistical algorithms for improvement of the security, reliability, and efficiency of the modern power grid, for more info.
Mechanism for Time-Sensitive Drug Abuse Research Due: Feb. 8, letter of intent due 30 days prior This announcement will support pilot, feasibility or exploratory research in five priority areas in substance use epidemiology and health services.
Atrial Fibrillation Strategically Focused Research Network Due: Jan. 31, letter of intent by Nov. 30 Unique to this Strategically Focused Research Network, special project funding is also available through a collaboration between the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the AHA.
Research Coordination Networks in Undergraduate Biology Education Due: Jan. 30 The goal of the RCN program is to advance a field or create new directions in research or education by supporting groups of investigators to communicate and coordinate their research, training, and educational activities across disciplinary, organizational, geographic, and international boundaries.
Campus Cyberinfrastructure Due: Jan. 30 The Campus Cyberinfrastructure program invests in coordinated campus-level networking improvements, innovation, integration, and engineering for science applications and distributed research projects.
Maintaining Immunity After Immunization (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) Letter of intent: Jan. 21, 2018; Application due Feb. 21, 2018 The goal of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to improve understanding of how durable protective immunity is achieved by supporting studies that define components and mechanisms of the immune system. Applications proposing human cells/tissue response studies will help determine the human responses elicited by immunization, however, animal studies may also be used to extend the findings from human tissues to more mechanistic studies not easily accomplished in humans.
Human Tumor Atlas Research Centers Due:Jan. 18, letter of intent 30 days prior The purpose of this FOA is to solicit applications for Human Tumor Atlas (HTA) Research Centers. The overall goal of each center is the construction human tumor atlases describing one of three important transitions in tumorigenesis: the transition from locally invasive to metastatic cancer; the dynamics of patient response to therapy; or the development of resistance to therapy, for more info.
NSF/Intel Partnership on Foundational Microarchitecture Research (FoMR) Full proposal deadline: January 12, 2018 The confluence of transistor scaling, increases in the number of architecture designs per process generation, the slowing of clock frequency growth, and recent success in research exploiting Thread Level Parallelism (TLP) and Data Level Parallelism (DLP) all point to an increasing opportunity for innovative microarchitecture techniques and methodologies in delivering performance growth in the future.
Engineering for Civil Infrastructure Proposal window: Jan. 10 - 24 The Engineering for Civil Infrastructure (ECI) program supports fundamental research that will shape the future of our nation's constructed civil infrastructure, subjected to and interacting with the natural environment, to meet the needs of humans.
Scalable Parallelism in the Extreme Due: Jan. 9 The SPX program aims to support transformative projects to re-evaluate and possibly re-design the traditional computer hardware and software stack for today's heterogeneous, parallel, concurrent, and distributed systems.
Neuroscience Research on Drug Abuse Due: Jan. 7, 2020 Long-term misuse and chronic exposure to abused substances can produce widespread changes in brain structure and function. Additional research is needed to identify the neurobiological changes that result from substance use, and how these changes contribute to substance use disorders, for more info.
Lab to Marketplace: Tools for Brain and Behavioral Research Jan. 6, 2018 This funding opportunity, which encourages the translation of technologies for brain or behavioral research to the marketplace, has been extended. For details, click here.
Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience Due: Jan. 5
Live Like Bella Pediatric Cancer Research Initiative Letter of intent: 2017/11/01, Application deadline: 2017/12/04 The Initiative will provide grants for research to further the search for cures for pediatric cancer.
RFI for Challenge Prize in Alzheimer's Research Due: Dec. 31 Ideas may be submitted in any area of Alzheimer's disease (AD) or related dementias (ADRD) research, and interested parties may wish to consider the full set of AD/ADRD research implementation milestones as a source for priorities identified by the research community.
Department of Health and Human Services Letter of Intent due: Dec. 30 Development of Valid Reliable Markers of Aging-Related Biologic Mechanisms for Human Studies (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Developing Solutions for Social Isolation in the United States Due: Dec. 21, 2017, webinar Nov. 9 Register for the informational webinar here. With this call for proposals (CFP), RWJF is looking for the best ideas from around the world that address social isolation and promote positive, healthy social connections, and well-being.
Inherited Cancer Syndromes Letter of Intent due Dec. 9, applications by Jan. 9 This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is associated with the Beau Biden Cancer MoonshotSM Initiative that is intended to accelerate cancer research.
BRAIN Initiative: Microconnectivity Analysis Applications due: Dec. 7, Letter of intent due 30 days; Inherited Cancer Syndromes, Letter of Intent: due Dec. 9, applications by Jan. 9 The purpose of this Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative is to encourage applications that will develop and validate tools and resources to facilitate the detailed analysis of brain microconnectivity.
Japan-U.S. Network Due: Nov. 30 NSF is soliciting joint Japanese-U.S. research projects in two areas: Internet of Things and cyber-physical systems, and optimal communications and networking. View the RFP here.
Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator Initiated Research Due: Nov. 20 The Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB) supports quantitative, mechanistic, predictive, and theory-driven fundamental research designed to promote understanding of complex living systems at the molecular, subcellular and cellular levels.
Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Due: Nov. 15, annually thereafter The Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases program supports research on the ecological, evolutionary, and socio-ecological principles and processes that influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.
HIV-Related Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep Research Letter of Intent Due: Nov. 14, applications by Dec. 14 The goal of the K12 Institutional Career Development Program in HIV-related Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep (HLBS) research is to encourage institutions to develop and sustain programs that support inter-disciplinary, intensive mentored research training and career development.
Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS Award Program Due: Nov. 13 The Avenir Award Program for Research on Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS is supporting early stage investigators proposing highly innovative studies that address NIH HIV/AIDS research prirorities. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.
Advancing STEM Learning Due: Nov. 6 NSF aims to advance the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal settings. To read the RFP, click here.
Petascale Computing Resource Allocations Due: Nov. 6 NSF invites researchers to submit requests for allocations of resources on the Blue Waters system, a new NSF-funded petascale computing system. To download the RFP, click here.
Peace, Justice and Human Rights Grant Calls Due: Nov. 3
LGBT Research Grants Due: Nov. 1 The American Psychological Foundation's Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grants supports advanced graduate students conducting LGBT family psychology and therapy research. To view the RFP, click here. More details here.
BRAIN Initiative: Integration and Analysis of BRAIN Initiative Data Due: Oct. 26, letter of intent 30 days prior NIH invites proposals to build the informatics infrastructure for the The Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative. Read the RFP here.
Environmental Engineering Due: Oct. 20 Enhancing the availability of high quality water supplies, and the transport of contaminants of emerging concern in air, water, solid waste, and soils are topics of interest. Details here.
  Funding With Multiple Deadlines
Mechanisms, Models, Measurement & Management in Pain Research Multiple deadlines This FOA is to inform the scientific community of the pain research interests of the various Institutes and Centers (ICs) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and to stimulate and foster a wide range of basic, clinical, and translational studies on pain as they relate to the missions of specifics ICs.
Personalized Strategies to Manage Symptoms of Chronic Illness Multiple deadlines The purpose of this initiative is to encourage interdisciplinary research to decrease symptom burden and enhance health-related quality of life (HRQL) in persons with chronic illness through a) increasing knowledge of the biological mechanisms of symptoms and b) promoting innovative, cost-effective, targeted interventions to prevent, manage or ameliorate these symptoms.
Diet and Physical Activity Assessment Methodology Multiple deadlines Applications are encouraged to include development of: novel assessment approaches; better methods to evaluate instruments; assessment tools for culturally diverse populations or various age groups, including children and older adults and improved technology or applications of existing technology.
NSF Biological Sciences No Deadline, Full Submission Change To read the Dear Colleague letter on implementation of the no-deadline, full-proposal submission process for most programs in the or Directorate for Biological Sciences, click here.
Biological Anthropology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (BA-DDRIG) Multiple deadlines The Biological Anthropology Program supports multifaceted research to advance scientific knowledge of human biology and ecology, including understanding of our evolutionary history and mechanisms that have shaped human and nonhuman primate biological diversity. Supported research focuses on living and fossil forms of both human and nonhuman primates. Read more.
Typical and Atypical Patterns of Language & Literacy in Dual Language Learners (R01-Clinical Trial Optional) Submission date: Jan. 5, 2018; Expiration date: Dec. 16, 2020 The purpose of this FOA is to support investigator-initiated R01 applications that will inform our understanding of the typical and atypical patterns of language and literacy development of dual language learners (DLLs) in the United States. Applicants are encouraged to take advantage of advances in the language sciences and related fields to identify and clarify specific cognitive, linguistic, neurobiological, and sociocultural factors associated with normal and impaired language and literacy acquisition in young DLL populations.
The Interplay of Cell Death Pathways in Cancer Cell Survival and Resistance to Therapy (R21) Multiple deadlines The purpose of this FOA is to stimulate research in the interplay between cell death pathways in naïve and drug resistant cancers. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.
The Interplay of Cell Death Pathways in Cancer Cell Survival and Resistance to Therapy (R01) Multiple deadlines The purpose of this FOA is to stimulate research in the interplay between cell death pathways in naïve and drug resistant cancers. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.
NIBIB Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (R21) Multiple deadlines This FOA will support exploratory/developmental research programs of interest to the NIBIB. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.
NCCIH Natural Product Phase I-IIa Clinical Trial Award (R33) Multiple deadlines This FOA invites applications for investigator-initiated early phase clinical trials of natural products which have a strong scientific premise to justify further clinical testing. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.
Public Policy Effects on Alcohol-, Marijuana-, and Other Substance-Related Behaviors Multiple deadlines This FOA encourages applications to conduct research on the effects of public policies on health-related behaviors and outcomes associated with alcohol, marijuana, and other substances. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.
Multidisciplinary Studies of HIV/AIDS and Aging (R21) Multiple deadlines This FOA encourages exploratory/developmental research applications at the intersection of HIV and aging. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.
Evidence for Action Investigator-Initiated Reserch to Build A Culture of Health Open submissions Looking for rigorously designed quantitative, qualitative, or mixed methods research that expands the evidence base needed to build a Culture of Health. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.
In vivo Chemical Probes Multiple deadlines The NIH is seeking the development of i n vivo chemical probes for novel brain targets. To learn more about this opportunity, click here.
Cell-based Chemical Probes Multiple deadlines The NIH invites research efforts dedicated to the discovery of cell-based chemical probes for novel brain targets. For more details, click here.
Multidisciplinary Studies of HIV/AIDS and Aging Rolling submissions through Sept. 7, 2020 This opportunity invites applications addressing the HIV infection and treatment in geriatric populations. To read the solicitation, click here.
Marine Geology and Geophysics Rolling Submissions NSF is supporting research pertaining to the geology and geophysics of the ocean and the Great Lakes. Details here.
Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Multiple deadlines NSF seeks proposals on cybersecurity and privacy, reflecting expertise in one or more of these areas: computing, communication and information sciences; engineering; economics; education; mathematics; statistics; and social and behavioral sciences. For more information, click here.
Computer & Network Systems Multiple deadlines This solicitation supports research bridging computer systems research and networking technology and systems. For details, click here.
Geography and Spatial Sciences Program Rolling submissions This program supports doctoral dissertation research about the geographic distributions and interactions of Earth's human, physical, and biotic systems. For more information, click here.
Cybersecurity Open submissions The Department of Homeland Security is soliciting cybersecurity proposals in the areas of software assurance, cyber security for law enforcement, mobile security and more. To read the solicitation, click here.
Biological and Environmental Nanoscale Materials Rolling submissions The goal of this program is to support research to advance the understanding of the interactions of biological and environmental media with nanomaterials and nanosystems. For more information, click here.
Integrated Photonics Multiple deadlines The American Institute of Manufacturing of Integrated Photonics has released a call for integrated photonics research proposals that utilize the American Institute's photonics capabilities. For more information, click here.
Fulbright-Hays Grants Deadlines vary by program The Fulbright-Hays program is offering grants to support overseas projects in training, research and curriculum development in foreign languages and area studies. To learn more about the Doctoral Dissertation Research program, click here. For information on the Groups Projects Abroad program, click here.
Air Force Office of Scientific Research Open until superseded This program is seeking proposals for research beneficial to national warfighting and peacekeeping capabilities in the fields of engineering, and the information, physical and biological sciences. For more information, click here.
Solar and Planetary Research Grants Due: Open until superseded This program is a flexible, coordinated, and inclusive funding opportunity for disciplinary, interdisciplinary, and multidisciplinary research in the solar and planetary astronomical sciences. Details here.
Institute of International Education Diaspora Programs Multiple deadlines The Institute of International Education is seeking Greek-born scholars for their Greek Diaspora Fellowship Program.
American Heart Association Funding Opportunities Multiple deadlines The association is accepting applications to expand cardiovascular and stroke research. They're offering fellowships, an established investigator award and more. To view details, click here.
Faculty Development Award to Promote Diversity in Neuroscience Research Multiple deadlines The purpose of this NIH award is to diversify the pool of independent neuroscience research investigators by providing junior faculty with research cost support, protected research time and professional development mentorship in research. For details, click here.
The Zika Foundation Rolling Submissions The Zika Foundation is accepting proposals to help fund studies and projects that will make a real world difference in preventing the spread of the Zika virus. Submit a proposal here.
NIH Research Project Grant Multiple deadlines The NIH Research Project Grant supports a discrete project in areas representing the specific interests and competencies of the investigator(s) in one or more interest areas of participating agencies, including the National Institute on Aging, National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. To read the RFP, click here.
NeuroNEXT Clinical Trials Multiple deadlines NIH seeks applications for exploratory clinical trials of investigational agents (drugs, biologics, surgical therapies or devices) that may contribute to the justification for and provide the data required for designing a future trial, for biomarker validation studies, or for proof of mechanism clinical studies. Read the RFP here.
Complex Integrated Multi-Component Projects in Aging Research Multiple deadlines, letter of intent due 30 days prior  The National Institute on Aging seeks proposals for large-scale, complex research projects with multiple highly integrated components focused on a common aging research question. An integrated multidisciplinary team of investigators within a single institution or a consortium of institutions will likely be involved. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the agency's scientific/research staff at least six weeks in advance of the due date. To read the solicitation, click here.
Population Health Interventions: Integrating Individual and Group Level Evidence Multiple deadlines This program supports multilevel, transdisciplinary population health interventions that target underlying social, economic, and environmental conditions to improve health outcomes. For RFP details, click here.
The Application of Big Data Analytics to Drug Abuse Research Multiple deadlines This solicitation encourages the application of Big Data analytics to reveal insights into the biological and behavioral processes associated with substance abuse and addiction. To read the RFP, click here.
Gulf Research Program Multiple deadlines The Gulf Research Program has announced three competitions and a synthesis grant. For more details, click here.
Cultural Anthropology Multiple deadlines The primary objective of the Cultural Anthropology Program is to support basic scientific research on the causes, consequences and complexities of human social and cultural variability. For details, read here.
Pilot Clinical Trials for the Spectrum of Alzheimers Disease and Age-related Cognitive Decline Multiple deadlines NIH invites applications to develop and implement Phase I or II clinical trials of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions in individuals with age-related cognitive decline and in individuals with Alzheimer's disease. Learn more about this opportunity here.
Strategies to Increase Delivery of Guideline-Based Care to Populations with Health Disparities Multiple deadlines, letter of intent due 30 days prior This R01 funds cutting-edge studies to test strategies to accelerate the adoption of recommendations into clinical practice among populations with health disparities. Proposals emphasizing providers who care for clinical populations with significant cardiovascular, lung, blood and sleep disorders should consider applying. Read the RFP here.
NIH Spatial Uncertainty: Data, Modeling, and Communication Multiple deadlines These grants support innovative research that identifies sources of spatial uncertainty in public health data, incorporates the inaccuracy or instability into statistical methods, and develops novel tools to visualize the nature and consequences of spatial uncertainty. Click below for the funding announcements:
R21 , R01 and R03.
NIH Advancing Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence (R01) Multiple deadlines Applications are sought to produce adherence interventions that will improve behavioral adherence and healthcare outcomes that are feasible in real-world practice. Read the announcement here.
Exploratory/Developmental BioEngineering Research Grants Multiple deadlines This grant aims to foster the exploration and development of innovative technologies, models, techniques, designs or methods with the potential to advance biomedical research by using quantitative science concepts to transform our understanding of biological, clinical or translational science. For more information, click here.
NIH Drug Discovery For Nervous System Disorders Multiple deadlines This solicitation seeks applications directed toward the discovery and pre-clinical testing of novel compounds for the prevention and treatment of nervous system disorders. Read the RFP here.
Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research Due: Open until superseded The Air Force seeks proposals for fundamental research offering significant and comprehensive benefits to our national warfighting and peacekeeping capabilities. These areas are organized and managed in two scientific departments: Engineering and Information Science and Physical and Biological Sciences. Click here to read the solicitation. Contact Susan Day in the Division of Research if you plan to apply.

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