Funding Opportunity Spotlight

 

Selected funding opportunities that may be of interest to SF State faculty, program directors, and administrators.

 

Please confirm all deadline and submission information by reviewing the program guidelines (links provided)

 

NOTE: "Limited Submission" opportunities are subject to the ORSP Limited Submission Policy and Procedure

 

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Spotlight on: Funding Opportunities


 

Sponsor Program Limited Submission Deadlinesort descending Posted
NSF Ocean Drilling none Apr 22, 2014
NSF Physical and Dynamic Meteorology (PDM) none Mar 16, 2015
Dept. of Defense Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research none May 08, 2015
NSF Aeronomy none Mar 16, 2015
NSF Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions: Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) and Research Opportunity Awards (ROA) - NOTE: Deadlines vary by program none Jul 02, 2014
NSF Climate and Large-Scale Dynamics (CLD) none Mar 16, 2015
NSF Hydrologic Sciences none Mar 23, 2015
Carnegie Corporation Urban and Higher Education Program – Pathways to Education Opportunity none Sep 24, 2014
NSF Earth Sciences: Instrumentation and Facilities (EAR/IF) none Nov 24, 2014
Dept. of the Interior - Fish and Wildlife 2016 National Fish Habitat Action Plan none Nov 16, 2015
Defense Threat Reduction Agency Fundamental Research to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction none Mar 23, 2015
NSF Geobiology and Low-Temperature Geochemistry none Mar 24, 2015
NSF Magnetospheric Physics none Mar 16, 2015
NSF Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics none Mar 25, 2015
NSF Paleoclimate none Mar 16, 2015
NSF Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology (SGP) none Mar 30, 2015
NSF Atmospheric Chemistry none Mar 16, 2015
Spencer Foundation Initiative on Philosophy in Educational Policy and Practice none Apr 21, 2014
NSF Solar Terrestrial none Mar 16, 2015
W. M. Keck Foundation Keck Science and Engineering Program (Spring) Limited Submission Nov 01, 2016 Dec 06, 2016
Blavatnik Family Foundation Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists Limited Submission Nov 30, 2016 Dec 06, 2016
NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) NSF Wide Programs Limited Submission Jan 11, 2017 Dec 06, 2016
Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation 2017 Clinical Research Award Limited Submission Feb 01, 2017 Dec 06, 2016
NSF National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program Limited Submission Feb 07, 2017 Dec 06, 2016
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program Limited Submission Feb 15, 2017 Dec 06, 2016
Graham Foundation Graham Foundation for the Fine Arts Production and Presentation Grants (one per department) Limited Submission Feb 25, 2017 Dec 06, 2016
Dr. Scholl Foundation Annual Grant 2017 Limited Submission Mar 01, 2017 Dec 06, 2016
NSF STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C) Mar 29, 2017 Jan 03, 2017
NSF NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM) Limited Submission Mar 29, 2017 Dec 06, 2016
IDEA Teaching/Learning Impact Grants Limited Submission Mar 31, 2017 Feb 14, 2017
NASA Rapid Response and Novel Research in Earth Science Mar 31, 2017 Mar 07, 2016
NIH Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity (Partnership) Mar 31, 2017 Jan 04, 2017
Dept. of Defense (Dept. of the Army) Army Research Office Broad Agency Announcement for Basic and Applied Scientific Research Mar 31, 2017 Mar 30, 2015
NASA NNH16ZDA001N-TWSC ROSES 2016: Topical Workshops, Symposia, and Conferences Mar 31, 2017 Mar 02, 2016
Fahs-Beck Fund Mental Health Research Apr 01, 2017 Dec 14, 2016
NIH Interaction of HIV and Neurodevelopment of Children in Resource-Limited Settings: Improving Assessments (R01) Apr 04, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
NASA ROSES 2016: Earth Science Applications: Food Security and Agriculture Apr 07, 2017 Jan 30, 2017
NIH Fundamental Mechanisms of Affective and Decisional Processes in Cancer Control (R01) Apr 11, 2017 Aug 08, 2016
NASA ROSES 2016: Ocean Biology and Biogeochemistry Apr 13, 2017 Jan 30, 2017
NSF Management and Operation of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) Apr 17, 2017 Nov 22, 2016
NSF Advanced Biomanufacturing of Therapeutic Cells (ABTC) Apr 17, 2017 Oct 11, 2016
Dept. of Education Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Strengthening Institutions Program CFDA Number 84.031A Apr 17, 2017 Mar 07, 2017
Dept. of Education Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (Partnership Grants) CFDA Number 84.334A Apr 19, 2017 Mar 14, 2017
U.S. Dept. of Interior BLM-Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) Regional Fire History Survey Apr 20, 2017 Mar 21, 2017
NIH Interaction of HIV and Neurodevelopment of Children in Resource-Limited Settings: Improving Assessments (R21) Apr 21, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
NSF Plant-Biotic Interactions Apr 21, 2017 Mar 14, 2017
Yale University Yale LGBT Studies Research Fellowship Apr 21, 2017 Nov 29, 2016
NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) Limited Submission Apr 24, 2017 Dec 06, 2016
Dept. of Education Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (State Grants) CFDA Number 84.334S Apr 24, 2017 Mar 14, 2017
NASA Research Opportunities in Aeronautics - 2016 (ROA-2016) Apr 30, 2017 Apr 25, 2016
NIH Data Science Research: Personal Health Libraries for Consumers and Patients (R01) Limited Submission May 01, 2017 Feb 14, 2017
National Association of School Nurses (NASN) 2017 NASN/ANF Research Grant program May 01, 2017 Mar 14, 2017
ARDF Applications for Biomedical Research, Product Testing and Education May 01, 2017 Feb 14, 2017
Environmental Protection Agency FY 17 and FY 18 Region 1 Wetland Program Development Grants May 01, 2017 Mar 14, 2017
CHS (California History) Book Award May 01, 2017 Aug 09, 2016
NEH Humanities Access Grants Limited Submission May 03, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NASA New Frontiers Data Analysis Program May 03, 2017 Dec 13, 2016
National Institute of Standards and Technology National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) Comprehensive Grant Program May 08, 2017 Mar 14, 2017
U.S. Department of Labor YouthBuild May 09, 2017 Mar 14, 2017
NASA Earth Surface and Interior May 15, 2017 Mar 07, 2017
NASA Astrophysics Data Analysis May 16, 2017 Mar 07, 2017
NIH Partnerships for the Development of Tools to Advance Therapeutic Discovery for Select Antimicrobial-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria (R01) May 17, 2017 Nov 16, 2016
NASA ROSES 2017: Heliophysics Guest Investigator - Open May 18, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
NIH Mechanisms of Disparities in Chronic Liver Diseases and Cancer (R01) May 22, 2017 Feb 06, 2017
NIH Mechanisms of Disparities in Chronic Liver Diseases and Cancer (R21) May 22, 2017 Feb 06, 2017
NIH International Research in Infectious Diseases, including AIDS (R01) May 22, 2017 Jan 30, 2017
NASA ROSES 2017: Making Earth System Data Records for Use in Research Environments May 22, 2017 Mar 21, 2017
U.S. Geological Survey 2018 Earthquake Hazards External Grants Program May 22, 2017 Mar 14, 2017
Motorola Solutions Foundation Technology/Engineering and Public Safety Education Grants May 22, 2017 Jan 25, 2017
NIH Enhancing Science, Technology, EnginEering, and Math Educational Diversity (ESTEEMED) Research Education Experiences (R25) May 24, 2017 Mar 14, 2017
NASA ROSES 2017: Exoplanets Research Program May 25, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
NASA ROSES 2017: Atmospheric Composition Laboratory Research May 26, 2017 Mar 21, 2017
NIH Perception and Cognition Research to Inform Cancer Image Interpretation (R01) May 30, 2017 Jan 18, 2017
NIH Perception and Cognition Research to Inform Cancer Image Interpretation (R21) May 30, 2017 Jan 18, 2017
NASA Land Cover/Land Use Change Jun 01, 2017 Nov 22, 2016
NEA Learning & Leadership Grants Jun 01, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NASA RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES IN SPACE AND EARTH SCIENCES – 2016 (ROSES-2016) Jun 01, 2017 Feb 24, 2016
NASA Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences 2016 (ROSES–2016) Jun 01, 2017 Mar 02, 2016
NASA Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences 2017 (ROSES–2017) Jun 01, 2017 Mar 21, 2017
NASA ROSES 2017: Emerging Worlds Jun 01, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
NIH Innovations in Mechanisms and Interventions to Address Mental Health in HIV Prevention and Care Continuum (R01) Jun 05, 2017 Jan 25, 2017
NIH Chronic Condition Self-Management in Children and Adolescents (R01) Jun 05, 2017 Jan 09, 2017
NIH Functional Genetics, Epigenetics, and Non-coding RNAs in Substance Use Disorders (R01) Jun 05, 2017 Feb 14, 2017
NIH Targeted basic behavioral and social science and intervention development for HIV prevention and care (R01) Jun 05, 2017 Jan 09, 2017
NIH Improving Outcomes for Disorders of Human Communication (R01) Jun 05, 2017 Jan 30, 2017
NIH Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R01) Jun 05, 2017 Jan 09, 2017
NIH Cancer Tissue Engineering Collaborative: Enabling Biomimetic Tissue-Engineered Technologies for Cancer Research (R01) Jun 05, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
NIH Eradication of HIV-1 from Central Nervous system Reservoirs (R01) Jun 05, 2017 Dec 14, 2016
NIH Public Policy Effects on Alcohol-, Marijuana-, and Other Substance-Related Behaviors and Outcomes (R01) Jun 05, 2017 Jan 25, 2017
NIH Fertility Status as a Marker for Overall Health (R01) Jun 05, 2017 Dec 20, 2016
NIH Advancing our Understanding of the Brain Epitranscriptomics (R01) Jun 05, 2017 Feb 06, 2017
NIH Biomarkers for Diabetes, Digestive, Kidney and Urologic Diseases Using Biosamples from the NIDDK Repository (R01) Jun 05, 2017 Jan 18, 2017
NIH Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care (R01) Jun 05, 2017 Mar 21, 2017
NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grants Jun 06, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
NASA Land-Cover/Land-Use Change Jun 08, 2017 Mar 07, 2017
NASA ROSES 2017: Cassini Data Analysis Program Jun 08, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
NASA ROSES 2017: Solar System Observations Jun 08, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
APF David Wechsler Early Career Grant for Innovative Work in Cognition Jun 15, 2017 Nov 07, 2016
NIH Advancing Our Understanding of the Brain Epitranscriptome (R21) Jun 16, 2017 Feb 06, 2017
NIH Public Policy Effects on Alcohol-, Marijuana-, and Other Substance-Related Behaviors and Outcomes (R21) Jun 16, 2017 Jan 25, 2017
NIH Innovations in Mechanisms and Interventions to Address Mental Health in HIV Prevention and Care Continuum (R21) Jun 16, 2017 Jan 25, 2017
NIH Chronic Condition Self-Management in Children and Adolescents (R21) Jun 16, 2017 Jan 09, 2017
NIH Functional Genetics, Epigenetics, and Non-coding RNAs in Substance Use Disorders (R21) Jun 16, 2017 Feb 14, 2017
NIH Targeted basic behavioral and social science and intervention development for HIV prevention and care (R21) Jun 16, 2017 Jan 09, 2017
NIH Improving Outcomes for Disorders of Human Communication (R21) Jun 16, 2017 Jan 30, 2017
NIH Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R21) Jun 16, 2017 Jan 09, 2017
NIH Biomarkers: Bridging Pediatric and Adult Therapeutics (R21) Jun 16, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
NIH Fertility Status as a Marker for Overall Health (R21) Jun 16, 2017 Dec 20, 2016
NIH Public Policy Effects on Alcohol-, Marijuana-, and Other Substance-Related Behaviors and Outcomes (R03) Jun 16, 2017 Jan 25, 2017
NIH Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care (R21) Jun 16, 2017 Mar 21, 2017
NIH Neoantigen-Based Therapeutic Targeting of Head and Neck Cancers (R01) Jun 19, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NIH Basic Cancer Research in Cancer Health Disparities (R01) Jun 19, 2017 Nov 02, 2016
NASA ROSES 2017: Advanced Component Technology Jun 19, 2017 Mar 21, 2017
NIH Environmental influences on Placental Origins of Development (ePOD) R01 Jun 30, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
ILA Constance McCullough Award Jun 30, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
PCORI Pipeline to Proposal Awards Tier A Pre-Engagement/Community Projects Jun 30, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
Dept. of Defense Fiscal Year 2018 Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) Jul 07, 2017 Mar 07, 2017
Dept. of Defense Open Innovation and Collaboration (NOTE: BAA to remain open for 5 years) Jul 12, 2017 Jul 10, 2014
NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Jul 19, 2017 Jan 24, 2017
IDA Independent Documentary Films Jul 31, 2017 Apr 25, 2016
American Honda Foundation Grants 2017 Limited Submission Aug 01, 2017 Dec 06, 2016
CHDF Postdoctoral Program in Environmental Chemistry Aug 01, 2017 Jan 18, 2017
NSF Long Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB) Aug 02, 2017 Nov 01, 2016
NSF Division of Environmental Biology (core programs) (DEB) Aug 02, 2017 Nov 01, 2016
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Food Safety Challenge Area Aug 03, 2017 Mar 21, 2017
NSF Division of Integrative Organismal Systems Core Programs Aug 04, 2017 Oct 24, 2016
SF BUILD Fall 2017 SF BUILD Mini Grant Aug 14, 2017 Mar 16, 2017
NSF International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) Aug 15, 2017 Mar 14, 2017
National Storytelling Network Brimstone Award for Applied Storytelling Aug 25, 2017 Mar 14, 2017
NIH Novel Nucleic Acid Sequencing Technology Development (R21) Aug 27, 2017 Aug 18, 2015
NIH Novel Nucleic Acid Sequencing Technology Development (R01) Aug 27, 2017 Aug 18, 2015
NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Aug 29, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
Whitehall Foundation Bioscience Research Projects Sep 01, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
APA Abe Fellowship Program Sep 01, 2017 Aug 16, 2016
NSF Mind, Machine and Motor Nexus (M3X) Sep 15, 2017 Jan 24, 2017
OCLC Research OCLC/ALISE Library & Information Science Research Grant Program (LISRGP) Sep 15, 2017 Mar 14, 2017
OCLC Online Computer Library Center, OCLC Research Invites Applications for Innovative Information Science Research Projects Sep 15, 2017 Mar 21, 2017
APSA Award for Excellence in Journalism Sep 18, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
NSF Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications (BD Spokes) Limited Submission Sep 18, 2017 Mar 21, 2017
NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program (R25) Sep 25, 2017 Mar 14, 2017
NIH Research Education: Bridges to the Doctorate (R25) Sep 25, 2017 Mar 14, 2017
NIH Neuroskeletal Biology of the Dental and Craniofacial Skeletal System (R01) Sep 28, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
National Geospatial Intelligence Agency National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Academic Research Program Sep 30, 2017 Apr 22, 2014
Dept. of Commerce FY2016 to FY2017 NOAA Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) Sep 30, 2017 Jan 04, 2016
NSF Analysis - Mathematics Oct 03, 2017 Jan 24, 2017
NIH Maximizing Investigators' Research Award for Early Stage Investigators (R35) Oct 03, 2017 Mar 07, 2017
NSF Process Systems, Reaction Engineering and Molecular Thermodynamics Oct 20, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NSF Combustion and Fire Systems Oct 20, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NSF Disability and Rehabilitation Engineering (DARE) Oct 20, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NSF Thermal Transport Processes Oct 20, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NSF Engineering of Biomedical Systems (EBMS) Oct 20, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NSF Cellular and Biochemical Engineering (CBE) Oct 20, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NSF Biophotonics Oct 20, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NSF Environmental Engineering Oct 20, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NSF Energy for Sustainability Oct 20, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NSF Nano-Biosensing Oct 20, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NSF Environmental Sustainability Oct 20, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NSF Particulate and Multiphase Processes Oct 20, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NSF Fluid Dynamics Oct 20, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NSF Process Separations Oct 20, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NSF Catalysis Oct 20, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
NSF Biomaterials (BMAT) Oct 31, 2017 Jan 24, 2017
Oracle Computer Science Education Oct 31, 2017 Apr 25, 2016
NSF Advanced Technologies and Instrumentation (ATI) Nov 01, 2017 Jan 24, 2017
NSF Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems (CCSS) Nov 01, 2017 Jan 24, 2017
DoD Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Department of Defense Multidisciplinary Research Program of the University Research Initiative Nov 01, 2017 Mar 21, 2017
NCTM Lifetime Achievement Award Nov 03, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
Russell Sage Foundation The Social, Economic, and Political Effects of the Affordable Care Act Nov 15, 2017 Dec 07, 2016
NIH HIV Pathogenesis and the Oral Microbiota (R01) Nov 24, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
NIH Exploratory Grant Award to Promote Workforce Diversity in Basic Cancer Research (R21) Nov 30, 2017 Nov 26, 2014
NEH Programming Grants to Accompany NEH on the Road Exhibitions Dec 27, 2017 Jan 09, 2017
NSF Geotechnical Engineering and Materials (GEM) Dec 31, 2017 Sep 27, 2016
NSF Cyberinfrastructure for Emerging Science and Engineering Research (CESER) Dec 31, 2017 Dec 06, 2016
NSF Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology (SGP) Dec 31, 2017 Jan 09, 2017
American Physical Therapy Association American Physical Therapy Association Seeks Applications for Health Policy and Administration Projects Dec 31, 2017 Mar 14, 2017
NSF Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials Dec 31, 2017 Feb 28, 2017
NIH Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Exploratory/Developmental Projects in Translational Research (R21) Jan 30, 2018 Jul 31, 2015
NASA Nancy Grace Roman Technology Fellowships for Early Career Researchers Mar 29, 2018 Feb 21, 2017
NASA Rapid Response and Novel Research in Earth Science Mar 29, 2018 Mar 07, 2017
NIH Secondary Analyses in Obesity, Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (R21) May 07, 2018 Apr 03, 2015
NIH Development of Innovative Informatics Methods and Algorithms for Cancer Research and Management (R21) Jun 14, 2018 Aug 18, 2015
NIH Innovative Basic Research on Adducts in Cancer Risk Identification and Prevention (R01) Jul 11, 2018 Jul 27, 2015
NIH Innovative Basic Research on Adducts in Cancer Risk Identification and Prevention (R21) Jul 11, 2018 Jul 27, 2015
AHRQ AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03) Jul 16, 2018 Mar 23, 2015
NIH Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in HIV Research with Key Populations (R21) Sep 07, 2018 Aug 11, 2015
NIH Lymphatics in Health and Disease in the Digestive System, Kidney, and Urinary Tract (R01) Sep 07, 2018 Jul 27, 2015
NIH Physical Activity and Weight Control Interventions Among Cancer Survivors: Effects on Biomarkers of Prognosis and Survival (R01) Sep 07, 2018 Jul 27, 2015
NIH Physical Activity and Weight Control Interventions Among Cancer Survivors: Effects on Biomarkers of Prognosis and Survival (R21) Sep 07, 2018 Jul 27, 2015
NIH Research to Advance Vaccine Safety (R01) Sep 07, 2018 Jul 28, 2015
NIH Pilot Services Research Grants Not Involving Interventions (R34) Sep 07, 2018 Aug 11, 2015
NIH Imaging - Science Track Award for Research Transition (I/START) (R03) Sep 07, 2018 Aug 11, 2015
NIH Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues in HIV Research with Key Populations (R01) Sep 08, 2018 Aug 11, 2015
Dept. of Defense Space Vehicles (RV) University Grants Program Dec 09, 2018 Dec 11, 2013
NSF Condensed Matter and Materials Theory (CMMT) Dec 31, 2018 Sep 06, 2016
NSF Arctic Research Opportunities Dec 31, 2018 Sep 06, 2016
NSF Solar and Planetary Research Grants (SPG) Dec 31, 2018 Sep 13, 2016
NSF Conferences and Workshops in the Mathematical Sciences Dec 31, 2018 Mar 21, 2016
NSF Cybermanufacturing Systems Dec 31, 2018 Mar 16, 2016
NIH Rapid Assessment of Zika Virus (ZIKV) Complications (R21) Apr 30, 2019 Feb 24, 2016
NSF Mathematical Sciences Workshops Dec 31, 2019 Mar 07, 2016