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

 

Check individual government agency websites for complete listings of opportunities they offer.

 

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Spotlight on: Funding Opportunities


 

Sponsor Program Limited Submission Deadlinesort descending Posted
NSF Geotechnical Engineering and Materials (GEM) none Sep 27, 2016
NSF Physical and Dynamic Meteorology (PDM) none Mar 16, 2015
NSF Geography and Spatial Sciences Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards (GSS-DDRI) none Jun 13, 2017
NSF Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology (SGP) none Jan 09, 2017
NSF Ocean Drilling none Apr 22, 2014
Dept. of the Interior - Fish and Wildlife 2016 National Fish Habitat Action Plan none Nov 16, 2015
NSF Cyberinfrastructure for Emerging Science and Engineering Research (CESER) none Dec 06, 2016
NSF Aeronomy none Mar 16, 2015
NSF Climate and Large-Scale Dynamics (CLD) 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 Hydrologic Sciences none Mar 23, 2015
NSF Geophysics none Apr 21, 2017
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
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
NSF Marine Geology and Geophysics (MG&G) none Jul 19, 2017
NSF Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials none Feb 28, 2017
NSF Solar Terrestrial none Mar 16, 2015
NSF Biological and Environmental Interactions of Nanoscale Materials none Apr 10, 2017
Dept. of Defense Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research none May 08, 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
NIH July 19, 2017 NIAID Funding News Jul 19, 2017 Jul 19, 2017
Office of Naval Research Communications and Networking Discovery and Invention Department of Defense Sep 25, 2017 Apr 27, 2017
NSF Research in the Formation of Engineers (RFE) Sep 27, 2017 Apr 18, 2017
NEH NEH Summer Stipends Limited Submission Sep 27, 2017 May 25, 2017
American Council of Learned Societies ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships Sep 27, 2017 Aug 09, 2017
Simons Foundation Simons Fellows in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics Sep 28, 2017 Aug 09, 2017
NSF NSF-Simons Research Centers for Mathematics of Complex Biological Systems (MathBioSys) Sep 29, 2017 May 30, 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
Clif Bar Family Foundation Clif Bar Family Foundation Accepting Applications for Small Grants Oct 01, 2017 Aug 24, 2017
Getty Foundation Getty Scholar Grants Oct 02, 2017 Aug 09, 2017
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
NASA ROSES 2017: Planetary Science and Technology Through Analog Research Oct 03, 2017 Jun 27, 2017
NIH Discovery of in vivo Chemical Probes for Novel Brain Targets (R01) Oct 05, 2017 Jul 26, 2017
National Archives and Records Administration Access to Historical Records: Archival Projects Oct 05, 2017 Jun 13, 2017
NIH Typical and Atypical Patterns of Language & Literacy in Dual Language Learners (R01) Oct 05, 2017 Aug 02, 2017
National Archives and Records Administration Public Engagement with Historical Records Oct 05, 2017 Jun 13, 2017
NIH Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomics Research Project Grant Program (R01) Oct 05, 2017 Aug 02, 2017
NSF Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Oct 05, 2017 Jun 20, 2017
NIH Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomics Research Project Grant Program (R01) Oct 05, 2017 Jul 12, 2017
NIH Initiation of a Mental Health Family Navigator Model to Promote Early Access, Engagement and Coordination of Needed Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents (R01) Oct 05, 2017 May 02, 2017
NIH Synthetic Biology for Engineering Applications (R01) Oct 05, 2017 Jul 26, 2017
NASA ROSES 2017: Solar Irradiance Science Team Oct 06, 2017 Jul 12, 2017
NSF Training-based Workforce Development for Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (CyberTraining) Oct 09, 2017 Jun 06, 2017
NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience (IUSE: GEOPATHS) Limited Submission Oct 10, 2017 Jul 12, 2017
NSF Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science Supplements and Sites Limited Submission Oct 10, 2017 Jul 12, 2017
NEA Research: Art Works Limited Submission Oct 10, 2017 Aug 09, 2017
Spencer Foundation Lyle Spencer Research Awards Oct 12, 2017 Aug 09, 2017
Spencer Foundation Lyle Spencer Research Awards Oct 12, 2017 Jun 28, 2017
NIH Discovery of cell-based Chemical Probes for Novel Brain Targets (R21) Oct 16, 2017 Jul 26, 2017
NASA D.6 University Student Research Challenge (USRC) – A Pilot Project Oct 16, 2017 Apr 19, 2017
NIH Small Grants for Secondary Analyses of Existing Data Sets and Stored Biospecimens (R03) Oct 16, 2017 May 30, 2017
NIH Small Grants on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (R03) Oct 16, 2017 Jul 26, 2017
NIH Cellular and Molecular Biology of Complex Brain Disorders (R21) Oct 16, 2017 Jun 13, 2017
NIH Exploratory/Developmental Investigations on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (R21) Oct 16, 2017 Jul 26, 2017
NIH Pilot Studies to Test the Initiation of a Mental Health Family Navigator Model to Promote Early Access, Engagement and Coordination of Needed Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents (R34) Oct 16, 2017 May 31, 2017
NASA ROSBio Appendix E: Solicitation of Proposals to Conduct Research In Parabolic and Suborbital Flights Oct 16, 2017 Aug 16, 2017
NIH Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomics Small Research Grant Program (R03) Oct 16, 2017 Jul 12, 2017
NASA ROSBio Appendix D: Solicitation of Proposals to Conduct Research Using Microgravity Simulation Devices Oct 16, 2017 Aug 16, 2017
NIH Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomics Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (R21) Oct 16, 2017 Jul 12, 2017
NIH Secondary Analyses in Obesity, Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (R21) Oct 16, 2017 Apr 03, 2015
NEH Humanities Connections Implementation Grants Oct 17, 2017 Sep 06, 2017
Dept. of Commerce John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program (Prescott Grant Program) for Fiscal Year 2018 Oct 17, 2017 Jul 26, 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 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 Catalysis Oct 20, 2017 Feb 21, 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 Paleo Perspectives on Climate Change (P2C2) Oct 20, 2017 Jul 26, 2017
American Council of Learned Societies Getty/ACLS Postdoctoral Fellowships in the History of Art Oct 25, 2017 Aug 28, 2017
NSF Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program Limited Submission Oct 25, 2017 Jul 26, 2017
James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation The JAMES MARSTON FITCH MID-CAREER FELLOWSHIP Oct 25, 2017 Aug 24, 2017
AMERICAN COUNCIL OF LEARNED SOCIETIES ACLS Accepting Applications for Religion, Journalism & International Affairs Program Oct 27, 2017 Aug 24, 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
NIH Addressing Suicide Research Gaps: Understanding Mortality Outcomes (R01) Nov 02, 2017 May 30, 2017
NEH Dialogues on the Experience of War Nov 02, 2017 Sep 06, 2017
NASA ROSES 2017: Earth Science Applications: Health and Air Quality Nov 03, 2017 Aug 09, 2017
NCTM Lifetime Achievement Award Nov 03, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Limited Submission Nov 06, 2017 Jul 12, 2017
NIH Global Brain and Nervous System Disorders Research Across the Lifespan (R01) Nov 07, 2017 Jun 13, 2017
NASA ROSES 2017: SAGE III/ISS Science Team Nov 07, 2017 Aug 09, 2017
NASA ROSES 2017: CYGNSS Competed Science Team Nov 08, 2017 Aug 16, 2017
NSF Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) Nov 14, 2017 Jul 26, 2017
NSF Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): Core Programs Nov 15, 2017 Jul 05, 2017
NASA ROSES 2017: Discovery Data Analysis Program Nov 15, 2017 Aug 16, 2017
NASA ROSES 2017: Rosetta Data Analysis Program Nov 15, 2017 Aug 16, 2017
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Seeks Applications for Research Projects Nov 15, 2017 Aug 16, 2017
NSF Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS): Core Programs Nov 15, 2017 Jul 05, 2017
Russell Sage Foundation The Social, Economic, and Political Effects of the Affordable Care Act Nov 15, 2017 Dec 07, 2016
NSF Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs Nov 15, 2017 Jul 05, 2017
NASA ROSES 2017: Planetary Instrument Concepts for the Advancement of Solar System Observations Nov 16, 2017 Aug 09, 2017
NSF Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation Nov 17, 2017 Jul 19, 2017
NIH Basic Cancer Research in Cancer Health Disparities (R01) Nov 17, 2017 Jun 06, 2017
NIH HIV Pathogenesis and the Oral Microbiota (R01) Nov 24, 2017 Feb 21, 2017
NSF Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science Limited Submission Nov 27, 2017 Aug 24, 2017
NIH Exploratory Grant Award to Promote Workforce Diversity in Basic Cancer Research (R21) Nov 30, 2017 Nov 26, 2014
NSF Ideas Lab: Practical Fully-Connected Quantum Computer Challenge (PFCQC) Nov 30, 2017 Apr 04, 2017
NIH NIAID Research Education Program (R25) Dec 06, 2017 Aug 16, 2017
NSF Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (PHY) Dec 07, 2017 May 30, 2017
NSF Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences (CDS&E-MSS) Dec 11, 2017 Jun 06, 2017
NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources National Science Foundation Dec 12, 2017 Aug 22, 2017
NSF Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace Dec 13, 2017 Jul 12, 2017
The Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) Pest Management Research Grant Program Dec 14, 2017 May 09, 2017
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Women's Health Policy Research Award Dec 15, 2017 Aug 24, 2017
American Physical Therapy Association American Physical Therapy Association Seeks Applications for Health Policy and Administration Projects Dec 31, 2017 Mar 14, 2017
NSF CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI) Limited Submission Jan 11, 2018 Jul 26, 2017
NIH Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Exploratory/Developmental Projects in Translational Research (R21) Jan 30, 2018 Jul 31, 2015
American Honda Foundation Grants 2017 Limited Submission Feb 01, 2018 May 16, 2017
Retirement Research Foundation RRF Accepting Applications for Projects in Aging Feb 01, 2018 Aug 24, 2017
ABMRF/The Foundation for Alcohol Research ABMRF/Foundation for Alcohol Research Invites Applications for Research Projects Feb 15, 2018 Aug 24, 2017
NSF EMERGING FRONTIERS IN RESEARCH AND INNOVATION 2018 (EFRI-2018) Feb 23, 2018 Jul 19, 2017
Dept. of Education Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Special Education Interventions CFDA Number 84.324L-2 Mar 01, 2018 May 30, 2017
Dept. of Education Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Education Interventions CFDA Number 84.305L-2 Mar 01, 2018 May 30, 2017
NSF Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI) Mar 06, 2018 Jun 05, 2017
NASA Rapid Response and Novel Research in Earth Science Mar 29, 2018 Mar 07, 2017
NASA Nancy Grace Roman Technology Fellowships for Early Career Researchers Mar 29, 2018 Feb 21, 2017
NIH Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R21) Apr 11, 2018 Jun 06, 2017
American Psychological Foundation Alexander Gralnick Research Investigator Prize Apr 15, 2018 Jun 28, 2017
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
AHRQ AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03) Jul 16, 2018 Mar 23, 2015
NSF Mid-Scale Innovations Program Aug 06, 2018 Aug 24, 2017
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 (R21) 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 Conferences and Workshops in the Mathematical Sciences Dec 31, 2018 Mar 21, 2016
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 Cybermanufacturing Systems Dec 31, 2018 Mar 16, 2016
NSF Mathematical Sciences Research Institutes Mar 14, 2019 Apr 19, 2017
NIH Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R21) Apr 11, 2019 Apr 04, 2017
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
DoD Army Research Laboratory Broad Agency Announcement for Basic and Applied Scientific Research Mar 31, 2022 Apr 04, 2017