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SOE budget templates

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SOE cost sharing

Download SOE cost share guidelines

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CARC Taos Cluster/Storage cost calculator

CARC has provided PIs on campus the ability to purchase dedicated compute and storage resources to support their research, including through the Research Storage Consortium and the Nano, Gibbs, and now Taos condo clusters. To better support this, we have formalized purchasing research computing equipment and associated support at CARC through a UNM-approved cost model. Using this model, you simply budget for the equipment/services you need in your organization in a grant, and when the award lands, you charge your grant index (in your department – generating F&A for your org), and the direct costs are transferred to CARC to pay for the hardware and services you need.

To help you and your staff budget for this, we’ve assembled a simple excel calculator spreadsheet – simply punch in how much of each resource you need, and the spreadsheet will tell you and your accountant how much to budget in each line of your grant budget. This includes how much to budget for capital equipment (not subject to F&A) and how much to budget for infrastructure and computer services (subject to F&A). You simply put those numbers in your grant and use a cost model description we can provide as the related budget justification.

Current Opportunities and Announcements

Dear Colleague Letter: Pilot Projects for Cyberinfrastructure Centers of Excellence

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21037/nsf21037.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT

Updates to NSF-Approved Formats for the Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support

2020 NSF PERSONNEL DOCUMENT GUIDE & RESOURCES

Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG)

NSF-Approved Formats for the Biographical Sketch

NSF-Approved Formats for Current and Pending Support

Federal Agency Grant and Funding Opportunities related to the COVID-19 Outbreak

Download Federal Agency Grant and Funding Opportunities related to the COVID-19 Outbreak

From FRDO: COVID-19 funding opportunities

http://frdo.unm.edu/funding_opportunities

Institutional and Agency Responses to COVID-19 and Additional Resources

Learn more about Institutional and Agency Responses to COVID-19 and Additional Resources

xTech COVID-19 Ventilator Challenge NOW OPEN

The Army has launched a new prize competition, the xTech COVID-19 Ventilator Challenge to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The Army is seeking out low-cost, readily manufacturable emergency ventilators to quickly augment ventilator capacity in the exigent COIVID-19 pandemic.

The ventilator challenge is open to all US-based entities and is currently accepting applications. Submissions that are approved by the judging panel will receive an invitation to conduct a virtual pitch to a panel beginning on April 13, 2020.

To learn more about xTech COVID-19 Ventilator Challenge, the eligibility requirements, and contest details, please visit our website at www.xtechsearch.army.mil.

RWJF Pioneering Grant Opportunity

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has issued a call for proposals for their Pioneering Ideas grant program. They are looking for ideas, under the overarching umbrella of advancing health equity and progress toward a Culture of Health, in any of four areas of focus: Future of Evidence; Future of Social Interaction; Future of Food; Future of Work. Pioneering awards are typically for 1-3 years and an average of $315,000.

Call for proposals: https://www.rwjf.org/en/library/funding-opportunities/2020/pioneering-ideas-2020-exploring-the-future-to-build-a-culture-of-health.html

What RWJF funds and doesn’t fund: https://www.rwjf.org/en/how-we-work/grants-and-grant-programs.html

Dear Colleague Letter on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20052/nsf20052.pdf

Dear Colleague Letter: Provisioning Advanced Cyberinfrastructure to Further Research on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20055/nsf20055.jsp

Dear Colleague Letter: Request for Information on Future Topics for the NSF Convergence Accelerator and Call for Future Topics Conference Proposals

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20061/nsf20061.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT

Dear Colleague Letter: Request for SBIR/STTR Phase I Proposals Addressing COVID-19

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20065/nsf20065.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT

Dear Colleague Letter: Developing Long-term Strategies to Transform Manufacturing

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20067/nsf20067.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)

The Nation's highest honors for mentors who work with underrepresented groups to develop fully the Nation's human resources in STEM

https://paesmem.net/

National Aeronautics and Space Administration/ ROSES 2020 Science Team for the OCO Missions

Application Deadline: January 13, 2021

https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/viewrepositorydocument/cmdocumentid=759433/solicitationId=%7B7B9745C4-04AD-74F8-59B7-3CF0C8EF15E3%7D/viewSolicitationDocument=1/A.51%20OCO%20Science%20Team%20Amend%2037V2.pdf

William T. Grant Foundation Research Grants

Deadline: January 13, 2021

http://wtgrantfoundation.org/grants

Software System Award

Deadline: January 15, 2021 - End of Day, Anywhere on Earth (EoD, AoE, UTC -12 hrs.)

https://awards.acm.org/software-system/nominations

Focused Research Hubs in Theoretical Physics (FRHTP)

Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. submitter's local time): January 15, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20605/nsf20605.htm

FY2021 VANNEVAR BUSH FACULTY FELLOWSHIP

Current Closing Date for Applications: January 15, 2021

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=328010

Reconfiguration of GenitoUrinary Development Molecular Anatomy Project (GUDMAP) /(Re)Building A Kidney (RBK) Data Hub (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: January 18, 2021

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-20-014.html

The Science of Learning and Augmented Intelligence Program (SL)

Full Proposal Target Date: January 20, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505731

Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Institutes for Data-Intensive Research in Science and Engineering

Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. submitter's local time): January 21, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21519/nsf21519.htm

Addressing Systems Challenges through Engineering Teams (ASCENT)

Preliminary Proposal Due Date(s) (required) (due by 5 p.m. submitter's local time): January 25, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21521/nsf21521.htm

Research on Emerging Technologies for Teaching and Learning (RETTL)

Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. submitter's local time): January 25, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20612/nsf20612.htm

National Science Foundation Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science

Application Deadline: January 26, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505289&org=IIP&from=home

ROSES 2020: NASA Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership (NPP) and the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Satellites Standard Products for Earth System Data Records

Deadline: January 27, 2021

https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?solId=%7B9CF2699F-F6E9-AD1D-62D4-D045C5E13407%7D&path=&method=init

CISE Community Research Infrastructure (CCRI)

Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. submitter's local time): January 28, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20610/nsf20610.htm

Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program

Deadline: January 28, 2021

https://www.nfwf.org/programs/five-star-and-urban-waters-restoration-grant-program

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC)

Submission Window Date(s) (due by 5 p.m. submitter's local time): January 21, 2021 - January 29, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21500/nsf21500.htm

Water Management For Thermal Power Generation

Current Closing Date for Applications: January 29, 2021

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330305

Motorola Solutions Foundation

Deadline: February 1, 2021

https://www.motorolasolutions.com/en_us/about/company-overview/corporate-responsibility/motorola-solutions-foundation.html

University Turbine Systems Research (UTSR) - Focus on Hydrogen Fuels

Current Closing Date for Applications: February 01, 2021

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330129

Mid-Career Advancement, National Science Foundation

Current Closing Date for Applications: February 01, 2021

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=329504

Implementation of PCORI-Funded Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Results

Deadline: February 02, 2021

https://www.pcori.org/funding-opportunities/announcement/improving-methods-cycle-1-2021

Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-2 (Mid-scale RI-2)

Letter of Intent Due Date(s) (required) (due by 5 p.m. submitter's local time): February 03, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21537/nsf21537.htm

Polyplexus Pilot Topic Opportunity Notice for Chemistry Directed Manufacturing (Topic 24)

Current Closing Date for Applications: February 03, 2021, See Full Announcement for details.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330207

Human Networks and Data Science (HNDS)

Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. submitter's local time): February 04, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21514/nsf21514.htm

DTRA Chemical / Biological Technologies Broad Agency Announcement

Updated Inactive Date: February 04, 2021

https://beta.sam.gov/opp/ada9c9ac18774701995778109ac83e9c/view

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Use of Predictive Analytics to Accelerate Late-Stage Implementation Research to Address Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Disorders

First Available Due Date: February 05, 2021

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-HL-20-815.html

Vehicle Technologies Office Research Funding Opportunity Announcement

Deadline: February 5, 2021

https://epicweb.ee.doe.gov/EPICWeb/#/public/submission/opportunityDetail/2311

Cellular Senescence Network: Consortium Organization and Data Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: February 8, 2021

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-21-010.html

Cellular Senescence Network: Tissue Mapping Centers (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: February 8, 2021

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-21-008.html

Cellular Senescence Network: Technology Development and Application (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: February 8, 2021

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-21-009.html

Algorithms for Modern Power Systems (AMPS)

Full Proposal due: February 8, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505322

Leveraging Big Data Science to Elucidate the Mechanisms of HIV Activity and Interaction with Substance Use Disorder (R21 - Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Deadline: February 9, 2021

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-21-041.html

NSF Broadening Participation in STEM Entrepreneurship and Innovation (BPINNOVATE) DCL

Principal investigators should submit proposals to the Science of Science program via program description (PD) PD 19-125Y by February 9, 2021.

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21023/nsf21023.jsp

Science of Science - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants (SOS DDRIG)

Full Proposal Target Date(s): February 10, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2019/nsf19611/nsf19611.htm

Environmental Convergence Opportunities in Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (ECO-CBET)

Preliminary Proposal Due Date(s) (required) (due by 5 p.m. submitter's local time): February 11, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21527/nsf21527.htm

Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research

Current Closing Date for Applications: February 11, 2021

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=328930

Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Data Science Corps (DSC)

Submission Window Date(s) (due by 5 p.m. submitter's local time): January 26, 2021 - February 12, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21523/nsf21523.htm

Department of Defense/Air Force Office of Scientific Research (FY20) Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR)

Closing Date: February 15, 2021

https://basicresearch.defense.gov/Pilots/DEPSCoR-Defense-Established-Program-to-Stimulate-Competitive-Research/

NIDCR Small Research Grants for Analyses of Existing Genomics Data (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: February 16, 2021

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-20-046.html

THRIVE Water Sanitation and Hygiene Activity

Current Closing Date for Applications: February 16, 2021

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330560

Early Career Research Program, Department of Energy - Office of Science

Current Closing Date for Applications: February 16, 2021

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=329485

Planning Grants for Engineering Research Centers (ERC)

Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. submitter's local time): February 16, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21529/nsf21529.htm

Visual Proteomics Imaging

Deadline: February 17, 2021

https://chanzuckerberg.com/rfa/visual-proteomics/

Connected Communities

Deadline: February 17, 2021

https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/#FoaId9d24afcd-e292-4ea2-a4d3-d36e2b9dd9c7

Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*)

Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. submitter's local time): March 01, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21528/nsf21528.htm

NSF/CASIS Collaboration on Transport Phenomena Research on the International Space Station (ISS) to Benefit Life on Earth

Deadline: March 02, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21525/nsf21525.htm

Developing a Community-Driven Data and Knowledge Environment for the Geosciences

Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. submitter's local time): March 02, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21515/nsf21515.htm

Spectrum and Wireless Innovation enabled by Future Technologies (SWIFT)

Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. submitter's local time): March 05, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21539/nsf21539.htm

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Models to Aid the Development of Generic Inhalation Products (U01) Clinical Trials Optional

Deadline: March 15, 2021

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-FD-21-015.html

Center of Excellence (COE) Radiation Effect in Electronic Materials, Circuits, Devices, and Systems

Current Closing Date for Applications: March 31, 2021

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330128

Development of Advanced Analytical Methods for the Characterization of Iron Carbohydrate Complex - Ferric Derisomaltose (U01) Clinical Trials Not Allowed

Deadline: March 31, 2021

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-FD-21-016.html

Center for Advancement and Synthesis of Open Environmental Data and Sciences

Letter of Intent Due Date(s) (required) (due by 5 p.m. submitter's local time): April 01, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21549/nsf21549.htm

Scientific Discovery Through Advanced Computing: Partnerships in Basic Energy Sciences

Current Closing Date for Applications: April 06, 2021

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330209

Dreyfus Program for Machine Learning in the Chemical Sciences and Engineering

Deadline: April 8, 2021

https://www.dreyfus.org/machine-learning-in-the-chemical-sciences-and-engineering/

Reefense

Current Closing Date for Applications: April 14, 2021

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330681

ROSES 2020: Supplemental Open Source Software awards

Proposals due: April 14, 2021

https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary.do?solId=%7B7F79ADCA-82CF-AFFF-2B17-331E2665A9BC%7D&path=&method=init

Computer and Information Science and Engineering Minority-Serving Institutions Research Expansion Program (CISE-MSI Program)

Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. submitter's local time): April 15, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2021/nsf21533/nsf21533.htm

Expeditions in Computing (Expeditions)

Proposals due: April 24, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20544/nsf20544.htm

Research Initiatives at The Naval Postgraduate School

Current Closing Date for Applications: May 31, 2021

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305726

Department of Army Ultra-wide Bandgap RF Electronics Center Fiscal Year 2022

Current Closing Date for Applications: June 01, 2021 Response Dates included in Description.

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330032

Virtual Approaches Towards New Chemistries for Un-drugged Targets through A Specialized Platform for Innovative Research Exploration (ASPIRE) Collaborative Research Program (U18 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Deadline: June 08, 2021

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-TR-21-002.html

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency/ Defense Sciences Office

Original Response Date: June 11, 2021, 04:00 pm EDT

https://beta.sam.gov/opp/36d6bc789b364142a0f7a267017b06d9/view#general

Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (CDS&E-MSS)

Full Proposal Window: September 1, 2021 - September 15, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504687

National Institutes of Health
NIDDK Education Program Grants (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-19-030
Application Deadline: September 25, 2021

The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this NIDDK R25 program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation's biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research needs. To accomplish the stated over-arching goal, this FOA will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on Courses for Skills Development and Research Experiences

Link: PAR-19-030

Information Innovation Office (I2O) Office-wide Department of Defense

Current Closing Date for Applications: October 28, 2021

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=329580

Science & Technology for Advanced Manufacturing Projects (STAMP)

Current Closing Date for Applications: October 30, 2021

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=329699

PFE: Research Initiation in Engineering Formation (PFE: RIEF)

Deadline: November 9, 2021

https://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf20558

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Academic Research Program (NARP)

Current Closing Date for Applications: December 31, 2021

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=302176

Department of Defense/Air Force Research Lab
Diverse Collegiate Research and Development Collaboration Program


Funding Opportunity Number: FOA-AFRL-RQKP-2017-0001

Application Due Date: January 22, 2022

The objective of the AFRL Diverse Collegiate R&D Collaboration program is to enable collaborative research partnerships between AFRL, Academia, and Industry, in areas including, but not limited to, high-speed systems, turbine engines, aerospace vehicles, power and control. These technical areas are necessary for developing critical war-fighting technologies for the nation’s air, space and cyberspace forces, as well as commercial derivatives.

Link: FOA-AFRL-RQKP-2017-0001

Armament Technology Broad Agency Announcement

Current Closing Date for Applications: March 11, 2022

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=292442

CCDC-ARL MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY FOA

Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2023

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=327648

Structural Integrity Research Collaborations for Aircraft (SIRCA)

Current Closing Date for Applications: October 23, 2023

The objective of the Structural Integrity Research Collaborations for Aircraft (SIRCA) program is to enable collaborative research partnerships between AFRL, Academia, and Industry, in areas relevant to aircraft to, structural integrity including, but not limited to, risk and reliability, metal fatigue and fracture, and composite damage modeling.

Link: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=309814

DoD Research and Education Program for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority-Serving Institutions (HBCU/MI)

Current Closing Date for Applications: April 30, 2024

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=316548

Improvised Threats Defeat and Detect Broad Agency Announcement

This BAA is in effect through August 14, 2024. It is open continuously for submissions to the R&D Technology Areas (TA) during this time

https://www.fbo.gov/index.php?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=e097474b9a5f35bd0ad7a0ba3668330c&tab=core&_cview=0

Comcast Innovation Fund

Continuous

https://innovationfund.comcast.com/

Critical Aspects of Sustainability (CAS)

Full Proposal Accepted Anytime

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505673

Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions: Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) and Research Opportunity Awards (ROA)

Proposals Accepted Anytime

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2014/nsf14579/nsf14579.htm

Re-entry to Active Research Program (RARE)

Proposals Accepted Anytime

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20586/nsf20586.htm

Condensed Matter and Materials Theory (CMMT)

Proposals Accepted Anytime

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20582/nsf20582.htm

Innovation Corps - National Innovation Network Teams Program (I-CorpsTM Teams)

Proposal accepted anytime with a cognizant NSF Program Officer's invitation.

https://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf18515

Condensed Matter and Materials Theory (CMMT)

Continuous

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20582/nsf20582.htm

Mechanics of Materials and Structures (MOMS)

Continuous

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13355

Humans, Disasters, and the Built Environment (HDBE)

Continuous

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13353

Energy & Environment: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Proposals Accepted Anytime.

https://sloan.org/programs/research/energy-and-environment

Technology: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Proposals Accepted Anytime.

https://sloan.org/programs/digital-technology

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in STEM Higher Education: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Proposals Accepted Anytime.

https://sloan.org/programs/higher-education/diversity-equity-inclusion

Division of Integrative Organismal Systems Core Programs

Proposals Accepted Anytime.

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20536/nsf20536.htm

Plant Biotic Interactions

Proposals Accepted Anytime.

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20576/nsf20576.htm

New Mexico Space Grant and NASA EPSCoR Funding Opportunities for Faculty

For more info about the NM Space Grant Research Initiation Grant (RIG) and to apply go to: http://nmspacegrant.com/research-initiation-grant

For more info about the NM NASA EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Development (RID) program and to apply go to: http://nmnasaepscor.com/research-infrastructure-development/

Cyberinfrastructure Centers of Excellence (CI CoE)

Full Proposal Accepted Anytime

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505744

NSF Engineering - UKRI Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Lead Agency Opportunity (ENG-EPSRC)

Proposals Accepted Anytime

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20510/nsf20510.htm?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT

FY 2020 Department of Navy (DoN) Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions (HBCU/MI) Program

The OVPR would like to alert the campus to a new funding opportunity just released by the Department of Navy. The solicitation is attached and further information can be found at https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=322259.

This solicitation seeks to support research efforts that will contribute to the science and technology (S&T) mission and vision of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps while simultaneously expanding the research capacity of participant institutions and engaging students in STEM. Each individual award will be up to a maximum of $150,000 per year, with one-year option periods, for a maximum of up to three (3) years.

Transitions to Excellence in Molecular and Cellular Biosciences Research (Transitions)

Proposals Accepted Anytime

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20505/nsf20505.htm

Research Grants (William T. Grant Foundation)

http://wtgrantfoundation.org/grants

Windows on the Universe: The Era of Multi-Messenger Astrophysics

Multiple deadlines.

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505593

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for CISE Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC) Pilot

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20011/nsf20011.jsp?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT

Interfacial Engineering

Full Proposal Accepted Anytime

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505726

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace

Proposals accepted anytime

https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=320432

Catalysis

Full Proposal Accepted Anytime

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505723

Environmental Engineering

Full Proposal Accepted Anytime

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505692

Environmental Sustainability

Full Proposal Accepted Anytime

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505695

Fluid Dynamics

Full Proposal Accepted Anytime

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505698

Process Systems, Reaction Engineering, and Molecular Thermodynamics

Full Proposal Accepted Anytime

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505727

Electrochemical Systems

Full Proposal Accepted Anytime

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505725

Thermal Transport Processes

Full Proposal Accepted Anytime

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505701

FY2020 Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (SFFP)

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) is pleased to announce that the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (SFFP) will start accepting applications for FY2020 on 1 September 2019 from qualified faculty members interested in conducting research at Air Force (AF) Research Labs/Centers. Visit our site to review FY2020 Research Program Opportunities and start coordinating with an Air Force Advisor in preparation for your application.

Electrochemical Systems

Continuous.

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505558

Research Coordination Networks (RCN)

Full Proposal Accepted Anytime: Submission deadlines vary by program. RCN proposals should be submitted to a particular program according to the program's submission dates; PIs should consult program websites and contact cognizant program officers for guidance.

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=11691

Higher Education - STEM & Education and Professional Advancement for Underrepresented Groups

Continuous. Sponsor: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

https://sloan.org/programs/higher-education

AFRL Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) 19.B BAA

The Air Force Research Laboratory, in partnership with AFWERX and the SBIR/STTR Office, seeks to fundamentally change the fabric of university entrepreneurship in America with an exciting new opportunity for university students with small businesses.

The Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) 19.B Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is now open for proposal submission. For full STTR details and eligibility, visit the official website: https://www.sbir.gov/about/about-sttr

Sustained Availability of Biological Infrastructure (SABI) Core Program

Proposals accepted anytime.

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2019/nsf19569/nsf19569.htm?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT

National Science Foundation
Engineering Design and System Engineering (EDSE)

Funding Opportunity Number: PD 19-072Y
Application Deadline: Continuous

The Engineering Design and Systems Engineering (EDSE) program supports fundamental research into the basic processes and phenomena of engineering design and systems engineering. The program seeks proposals leading to improved understanding about how processes, organizational structure, social interactions, strategic decision making, and other factors impact success in the planning and execution of engineering design and systems engineering projects. It also supports advances pertaining to engineering design and systems engineering in areas that include, but are not limited to, decision making under uncertainty, including preference and demand modeling; problem decomposition and decision delegation; applications of reverse game theory (mechanism design); computer-aided design; design representation; system performance modeling and prediction; design optimization; uncertainty quantification; domain- or concern-specific design methods; and advanced computational techniques for supporting effective human cognition, decision making, and collaboration. Competitive proposals for novel methods will include a plan to evaluate rigorously the effectiveness and performance of the proposed approach.

Link: PD 19-072Y

National Science Foundation
Mind, Machine and Motor Nexus (M3X)

Funding Opportunity Number: PD-19-058Y
Application Deadline: Continuous

The Mind, Machine and Motor Nexus (M3X) program supports fundamental research at the intersection of mind, machine and motor. A distinguishing characteristic of the program is an integrated treatment of human intent, perception, and behavior in interaction with embodied and intelligent engineered systems and as mediated by motor manipulation. M3X projects should advance the holistic analysis of cognition and of embodiment as present in both human and machine elements. This work will encompass not only how mind interacts with motor function in the manipulation of machines, but also how, in turn, machine response and function may shape and influence both mind and motor function.

Link: PD-19-058Y

National Science Foundation
Innovation Corps - National Innovation Network Teams Program (I-CorpsTM Teams)

Funding Opportunity Number: NSF 18-515
Application Deadline: Continuous

The National Science Foundation (NSF) seeks to develop and nurture a national innovation ecosystem that builds upon fundamental research to guide the output to facilitate the application of scientific discoveries closer to the development of technologies, products and processes that benefit society. In order to maintain, strengthen and grow a national innovation ecosystem, NSF has established the Innovation Corps - National Innovation Network Teams Program (I-Corps Teams). The NSF I-Corps Teams Program purpose is to identify NSF-funded researchers who will receive additional support in the form of entrepreneurial education, mentoring and funding to accelerate innovation that can attract subsequent third-party funding.

Link: NSF 18-515

National Science Foundation
Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions: Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) and Research Opportunity Awards (ROA)

Funding Opportunity Number: 14-579
Application Deadline: Continuous

The Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) and Research Opportunity Awards (ROA) funding opportunities support research by faculty members at predominantly undergraduate institutions (PUIs). RUI proposals support PUI faculty in research that engages them in their professional field(s), builds capacity for research at their home institution, and supports the integration of research and undergraduate education. ROAs similarly support PUI faculty research, but these awards typically allow faculty to work as visiting scientists at research-intensive organizations where they collaborate with other NSF-supported investigators

Link: 14-579

National Science Foundation
Crosscutting Activities in Materials Research

Funding Opportunity Number: PD-18-7222
Application Deadline: Continuous

Crosscutting Activities in Materials Research (XC) coordinates and supports crosscutting activities within the Division of Materials Research (DMR) and more broadly across NSF; with emphasis on diversity and inclusion, international cooperation, and education. Activities that broadly engage the community, such as summer schools, institutes, workshops, and conferences may be supported by XC. Proposals are welcome that do not fit elsewhere at NSF that are also highly relevant for the materials research and education community. Activities that focus on broadening participation of underrepresented groups and/or diversity and inclusion are supported.

Link: PD-18-7222

Student Opportunities

Grand Challenges Poster Contest

The University of New Mexico (UNM) Grand Challenges is excited to announce our first-ever Poster Contest! For this contest, you may choose from any one of the three following themes for any one of the three UNM Challenge areas (grandchallenges.unm.edu): Why is this challenge important to New Mexico? or What is your individual artistic interpretation of challenges? or What solutions do you propose to the challenges?

For more information, download the rules

Graduate Research Opportunities at DOE National Laboratories

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science is now accepting applications for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program 2020 Solicitation 2. Applications are due at 5:00 pm Eastern Time on November 12, 2020.

I would like to bring to your attention 4 new transdisciplinary research areas for encouraging graduate training activities at the convergence of multiple disciplines and communities, including Microelectronics, Data Science, Conservation Laws and Symmetries, and Accelerator Science. We strongly encourage applications in these areas.

The SCGSR program provides doctoral dissertation/thesis research opportunities for graduate students at DOE national laboratories. Details about the program, research areas, and online application can be found at https://science.osti.gov/wdts/scgsr/.

Upcoming Training

Department Outreach

The OIRB welcomes the opportunity to visit your department during a faculty meeting, student gathering or class to provide information and answer questions about the IRB review process. Please see the attached flyer and contact us to reserve a date for us to visit your class or meeting this fall.

FRDO Resources

Proposal Support services-Your Faculty Research Support Officer not only assists with Budgets and Cayuse records, but can assist you with a many aspects of your proposal. From the Broader Impact Statement, Biosketch review and formatting, to Editing and Proofreading of the Narrative Sections. See the full listing of services here.

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