TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE
Repost: Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) Pilot Seed Grant Initiative: Interdisciplinary Collaborations for Improving Human Health (link) –– Reminder: Texas A&M AgriLife is soliciting applications for the SBS Pilot Seed Grant Initiative. The SBS Pilot Seed Grant Initiative will provide seed funding in support of advancing interdisciplinary, research-extension integrated opportunities for faculty that will position them for competitive applications to multiyear, federal research proposals in five thematic priority areas.
- Awards: Up to $35,000 for 1 year.
- Deadline: July 15, 2020.
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE (DoC)
U.S. Census Bureau Research and Methodology Directorate Cooperative Agreements (link) –– The Census Bureau is soliciting applications from researchers pertaining to the following program priorities: (1) Formal Privacy Research, Development, and Outreach for Sample Surveys, (2) Analyses of How Social Media Data and Open Source Data May Provide Greater Insight into Public Attitudes and Perceptions, and (3) Address-and Probability-Based Online Panel Recruitment and Maintenance.
- Awards: Up to $150,000 for 1 year. Additional funding for subsequent years is possible.
- Deadline: July 20, 2020.
NOAA FY 21 Cooperative Research Program for Fisheries (CRP) (link) The Cooperative Research Program (CRP) provides an opportunity to compete for financial assistance for projects seeking to improve and strengthen the relationship between fisheries researchers from NMFS, state fishery agencies, and universities and the U.S. fishing industry (recreational and commercial) in the Gulf of Mexico (FL, AL, MS, LA, TX), South Atlantic (FL, NC, SC, GA) and Caribbean (USVI and Puerto Rico). The program bolsters partnerships by providing a way for involving commercial and recreational fishermen in the collection of fundamental fisheries information in support of management and regulatory options.
- Awards: Up to $250,000 for 1 year.
- Deadline: Sept. 25, 2020.
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DoD)
DARPA Harnessing Enzymatic Activity for Lifesaving Remedies (HEALR) (link) –– DARPA is soliciting innovative proposals to develop (1) new therapeutics against high-priority bacterial threats that leverage host-driven protein degradation or deactivation pathways; and (2) a platform capability to rapidly develop, screen, and optimize therapeutics against emerging bacterial threats.
- Awards: The level of funding for individual awards made under this BAA will depend on the quality of the proposals received and the availability of funds.
- Deadline: Abstracts due Aug. 11, 2020; Full Proposals due Sept. 17, 2020.
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH)
Students: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32) (link) – The purpose of the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32) is to support research training of highly promising postdoctoral candidates who have the potential to become productive, independent investigators in scientific health-related research fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers. Applications are expected to incorporate exceptional mentorship.
- Awards: Award budgets are composed of stipends, tuition and fees, and institutional allowance. See solicitation for details.
- Deadline: Standard dates apply.
COVID-19: Digital Healthcare Interventions to Address the Secondary Health Effects Related to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 (R01 – Clinical Trial Optional) (link) – This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) aims to support research to strengthen the healthcare response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and future public health emergencies, including pandemics. While research related to the direct clinical effects of COVID-19 are supported by other funding opportunities, the purpose of this funding opportunity is to focus on the role and impact of digital health interventions [e.g., mobile health (mhealth), telemedicine and telehealth, health information technology (IT), and wearable devices] to address access, reach, delivery, effectiveness, scalability and sustainability of health assessments and interventions for secondary effects (e.g., behavioral health or self-management of chronic conditions) that are utilized during and following the pandemic, particularly in populations who experience health disparities and vulnerable populations.
- Awards: Up to $750,000 in direct costs per year for up to 3 years.
- Deadline: August 20, 2020; December 2, 2020.
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF)
Dear Colleague Letter: Supporting Research on Pandemics within the Civic Innovation Challenge and Broadened NSF Support for the Challenge (link) – With this Dear Colleague Letter (DCL), the National Science Foundation (NSF) wishes to notify the community that research projects focused on pandemics are considered appropriate for the Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC; NSF 20-562), a research and action competition in the smart and connected communities (S&CC) domain. CIVIC is organized as a two-stage competition with two tracks. One track is centered on resilience to natural disasters and calls for research that equips communities with greater preparedness and resilience to natural disasters. The other track is centered on communities and mobility and calls for research that addresses better mobility options to solve the spatial mismatch between housing affordability and jobs, as well as associated mobility solutions that can increase access to critical services and amenities that foster healthy and thriving communities.
- Awards: $50,000 for 4 months in Stage 1 (planning grants).
- Deadline: Aug. 3, 2020 for Stage 1
USDA COMMODITY CREDIT CORPORATION AND FARM PRODUCTION AND CONSERVATION (FPAC)
Monitoring Soil Health Impacts of CRP (see attached document) – FPAC is announcing the availability of cooperative agreement funding to collect and analyze soil health data from at least 200 sites on Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)-enrolled land reflecting a diversity of conditions for at least 3 years and to quantify the relationship between soil health and cover and practice management characteristics. The project involves monitoring soil health over multiple years on CRP enrollments across a range of stand ages, practices, plant diversity, and agronomic contexts.
- Awards: Up to $500,000 for 3-5 years.
- Deadline: July 28, 2020
FOUNDATIONS AND INDUSTRY
COVID-19: Russell Sage Foundation COVID-19 Social Sciences Research (link) – RSF is funding research on the Covid-19 pandemic and the resulting recession in the U.S.; specifically, research that assesses the social, political, economic, and psychological causes and consequences of the pandemic, especially its effects on marginalized individuals and groups and on trust in government and other institutions (excluding health outcomes). RSF is also interested in research focused on systemic racial inequality and/or the recent mass protests in the United States.
- Awards: Up to $50,000 for 2 years, depending on project type.
- Deadline: Aug. 5, 2020.
LIMITED SUBMISSION OPPORTUNITIES
The Division of Research (DOR) identifies limited submission proposal funding opportunities through internet searches, web services and historical opportunities. You may view these opportunities at https://tamu.infoready4.com/#limitedsubmissions. Please be aware that the list is not comprehensive. Anyone who wishes to apply to a limited submission RFP that is not posted on this website should email email@example.com or call 979.862.2233. The guidelines will be reviewed and an appropriate internal deadline will be established and posted to the website.
|Internal Submission Deadline||Competition or Event||Category|
|07/2/2020||NIH Regional Medical Libraries for the Network of the National Library of Medicine (UG4)||Call for Intent to Submit|
|07/3/2020||NIAMS Rheumatic Diseases Research Resource-based Centers (P30 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)||Call for Intent to Submit|
|07/10/2020||Searle Scholars Program||Limited Submissions|
|07/15/2020||NIH Occupational Safety and Health Training Project Grants (T03)||Call for Intent to Submit|
|07/28/2020||CPRIT Research Training Awards||Limited Submissions|
NIH Notice of Pre-Application Webinar for the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) Initiative (link) – July 1, 2020NSF/NIST Disaster Resilience Research Grants (DRRG) Informational Webcast – August 3, 2020. NSF and NIST will hold an informational webcast on August 3, 2020, to discuss the DRRG program and answer questions about this solicitation. More details about the webcast will be posted at https://www.nist.gov/el/disaster-resilience/disaster-resilience-federal-funding-opportunity-ffo as they become available.