Federal Funding

Devices to Advance Dentistry

The program supports research to develop new intraoral biodevices. Proposed technologies are expected to advance oral biodevices to clinical use, including precision medicine-based detection, diagnosis and treatment of oral and overall health conditions and measurement of patient functional status and clinical outcome assessment.

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Agency Releases High-Priority Dementia Topics

The program supports research on high-priority topics in Alzheimer's disease and its related dementias. Information on NIH’s high-priority topics of interest are offered in two other notices.

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Individuals to Maintain Personal Health Data

The program supports research to develop applications to help individuals gather, manage and use data and information about their personal health. A main goal is to advance research and application by patients and the research community through broadly sharing the results via publication, and through open source mechanisms for data or resource sharing.

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Teams to Coordinate Child Abuse Responses

Children's advocacy centers provide a coordinated response to victims of child abuse through multidisciplinary teams composed of representatives from community agencies and professionals involved with intervention, prevention, prosecution and investigation systems that respond to child abuse cases.

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Centers to Advance Women’s Health

The program supports centers to develop interdisciplinary approaches to advance translational research on sex differences. Each SCORE institution should develop a research agenda bridging basic and clinical research underlying a health issue that is pertinent to improving the health of women.

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Systems to Aid Children with HIV

The program supports research to quickly develop safe and effective long-acting drug delivery systems for improved, simplified treatment of HIV-1 in children. Applicants must already be engaged in the development of existing LA-DDS platforms at early product development stages. Collaborative research partnerships with industry are required.

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Competition to Fund Biodiversity Studies

The program supports research on the scope and role of life on Earth. The grantees will fill the most substantial gaps in the understanding Earth’s biodiversity. For this competition, NSF takes a broad view of biodiversity and focuses on the intersection of genetic, phylogenetic and functional dimensions of biodiversity. Successful proposals must integrate these three dimensions to understand interactions among them.

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Robots to Work Beside People

The NRI-2.0 program builds on the original National Robotics Initiative program to support fundamental research to accelerate the development and use of collaborative robots that work beside or cooperatively with people. The focus of the NRI-2.0 program is on ubiquity, meaning seamless integration of co-robots to assist humans in every aspect of life. The program supports four main research goals to advance the goal of ubiquitous co-robots: (1) scalability; (2) customizability; (3) lowering barriers to entry; and (4) societal impact.

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Grants to Help Underserved Communities

The program supports projects helping residents of underserved communities understand and address local environmental and public health issues. For purposes of this announcement, the term “underserved community” refers to a community with environmental justice concerns and vulnerable populations, including minorities, low income families, rural residents, tribes and the homeless, who may be disproportionately impacted by environmental harms and risks.

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$350K Awards to Preserve Heritage

The program preserves large and diverse holdings of humanities materials for future generations. Funds go for preventive conservation measures that mitigate deterioration and prolong the useful life of collections.

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Governments Contributing to Newspaper Database

The program is creating a national digital resource of historically significant newspapers published between 1690 and 1963, from all states and U.S. territories. This free, searchable database is maintained by the Library of Congress. Approximately 87% of applicants receive an award.

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Researchers to Receive Computing Services

The grantees will serve as service providers within the NSF Innovative High-Performance Computing program to provide advanced cyberinfrastructure capabilities and services to researchers. The current solicitation is intended to complement previous NSF investments in advanced computational infrastructure.

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Campuses to Improve Cyberinfrastructure

The program supports coordinated campus-level networking and cyberinfrastructure improvements for science applications and distributed research projects. Learning and workforce development in cyberinfrastructure must be explicitly addressed in applications.

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Teams to Translate ‘Quantum’ Ideas

The Quantum Idea Incubator for Transformational Advances in Quantum Systems program supports interdisciplinary teams in exploring transformative ideas for developing and applying quantum science, computing and engineering. This competition will fund the translation of these ideas into reality. The interdisciplinary research must include elements from the following areas: (1) fundamental science such as chemistry, materials science, mathematics, biology, or geoscience, as well as foundational concepts and techniques in quantum information science and engineering; (2) communication, computation, and modeling; and (3) devices and engineered systems.

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Fellows to Pursue Agriculture Degrees

These awards support traineeship programs engaging outstanding students to pursue and complete their degrees in USDA mission areas. Applications are being solicited from institutions conferring a graduate degree in at least one of the following areas: (1) animal and plant production; (2) forest resources; (3) agricultural educators and communicators; (4) agricultural management and economics; (5) food science and human nutrition; (6) sciences for agricultural biosecurity; and (7) training in integrative biosciences for sustainable food and agricultural systems.

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Telecommunications Efficiency to Improve

The program supports research to significantly improve the efficiency of telecommunications. Potential projects must enable spectrum access for all users and devices and allow traditionally underserved rural areas to benefit from wireless-enabled goods and services, while addressing new challenges in energy efficiency and security.

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Universities to Conduct Socio-Environmental Investigations

The program supports research on integrated socio-environmental systems and their complex interactions within and among the environmental and human components. The program seeks proposals emphasizing the integrated nature of a socio-environmental system versus two discrete coupled systems, such as a natural one and a human one.

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Agency Seeks to Fund Large Scale Studies

The program supports earth research. These projects will typically have a larger scientific scope and budget than those considered for funding by core programs in NSF’s Division of Earth Sciences.

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Collaboratives to Share Best Practices

NARA’s National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks projects to make collections from small and under-represented archives more readily available for public discovery and use. The program supports archives collaboratives to: share best practices, tools and techniques among member organizations; assess institutional strengths and opportunities; and develop plans and management structures for long-term sustainability and growth.

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$35M to Enhance Fire Safety

The program supports projects that enhance the safety of the public and firefighters from fire and related hazards. The primary goal is to target high-risk populations, reduce injury and prevent death.

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Grantees to Conserve Coral Reef

These awards support conservation projects in shallow water coral reef ecosystems. Proposals must address at least one of the following five categories: (1) improve fisheries sustainability; (2) reduce land-based sources of pollution; (3) increase resilience to climate change; (4) restore viable poral Populations; and (5) local and emerging management issues.

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$1M Projects to Promote Humanities

The program supports projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences. Projects must engage humanities scholarship to analyze significant themes in disciplines, such as history, literature, ethics, and art, or to address challenging issues in contemporary life.

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States Vie for $272M in Railroad Repair Grants

The program supports capital projects to repair, replace or rehabilitate qualified railroad assets to reduce the state of good repair backlog and improve intercity passenger rail performance. Eligible projects include those replacing existing assets in-kind and with assets to increase capacity or provide a higher level of service; ensuring service can be maintained while existing assets are brought to a state of good repair; and bringing existing assets into a state of good repair.

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Research to Ensure Advance Cyber Workforce

The program supports research to ensure an advanced cyberinfrastructure workforce. For this solicitation, advanced cyberinfrastructure is broadly defined as the set of resources, tools, methods and services for advanced computation, large-scale data handling and analytics and networking and security for large-scale systems that collectively enable potentially transformative fundamental research.

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Communities to Foster Species

The program supports fish habitat restoration projects that use an ecosystem-based approach to foster species recovery and increase fish populations, contributing to ecosystem and community resilience. Proposals should demonstrate ability to recover threatened and endangered species listed under the Endangered Species Act (PL 93-205).

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Rural Veterans to Receive Services

Under this program, states will work with health providers and other partners to improve access to needed health care services for veterans living in rural areas. Award recipients can implement a variety of strategies to improve the capacity of critical access hospitals and other rural health care organizations to provide services.

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Investigators to Use Existing Infectious Disease Data

The program supports research using open-access data to address knowledge gaps in basic and clinical infectious diseases. Applicants must use open access data available at Bioinformatics Resource Centers, which are run by NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

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Technologies to Ensure Patient Safety

The program supports the development of simulation technologies to improve patient safety and health care outcomes provided by practicing patient care providers and experienced physicians. Studies must focus on the following three areas of research: (1) skill acquisition; (2) outcomes assessment; and (3) technology development.

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Studies to Answer HIV Mysteries

The program supports research using a multiomics approach to address outstanding questions in HIV latency and persistence. Multiomics refers to a biological analysis approach where the data sets are multiple “omes,” such as the genome, proteome, transcriptome, epigenome, and microbiome. The goal is to interrogate HIV persistence with high molecular detail and resolution to better understand HIV persistence at the single-cell level.

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Faculty to Receive Career Development Services

The program supports the career development of individual junior faculty in geriatrics at accredited schools of health. Grantees also will provide clinical training in geriatrics, including the training of interprofessional teams of health care professionals.

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Tribal Colleges to Apply for Funding

The program supports tribal colleges and universities in delivering science-based, culturally relevant extension education programs designed to address public needs and improve quality of life. Applicants should try to focus on NIFA’s five national critical needs areas: (1) development of sustainable energy; (2) increased global food security; (3) adaptation of agriculture and natural resources to global climate change; (4) reduction of childhood and adolescent obesity; and (5) improved food safety.

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Researchers to Develop Genetic Tools

The program supports research to develop genetic tools, approaches and infrastructure. Grantees will conduct research on a diverse array of plants, animals, microbes, viruses and fungi.

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Centers to Advance Seniors Health Services

The program improves health outcomes for older adults by: (1) developing a health care workforce maximizing patient and family engagement and (2) integrating geriatrics and primary care. The grantees will operate geriatric education centers to meet these two goals. Special emphasis will be on providing the primary care workforce with the knowledge and skills to care for older adults and on collaborating with community partners to address gaps in health care for older adults.

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Time-Sensitive Research to Focus on Five Priorities

The program supports unexpected and time-sensitive research in five priority areas in substance use epidemiology. Applicants can propose time-sensitive research on: (1) sudden and severe emerging drug issues; (2) emerging marijuana trends; (3) prescription drug abuse; (4) medical system issues; and (5) criminal or juvenile justice opportunities relating to drug abuse and access and provision of health care service.

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Grantees to Improve HIV Testing Rates

The program supports research to develop feasible and effective models for using HIV point-of-care nucleic acid tests. The goals are to: improve pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) initiation and maintenance among persons at high-risk for acquiring HIV infection; (2) enhance viral suppression among persons diagnosed with HIV infection; and (3) reduce the time between testing in community-based settings, linkage to HIV care and ART initiation.

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