ACADEMIC RESEARCH

CURRENT GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

Grant Seekers

This is a collection of grant opportunities and, if applicable, grant-related training opportunities that are currently available from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and other sources (May 12, 2015). Please note that they are divided by academic discipline and thus allow for easy navigation. The links listed below will change as new grant opportunities become available. In addition to checking the already existing external grant opportunities, do not hesitate to check this site on a regular basis.

 

AGRICULTURE

Deadline Date – June 2, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Agriculture

Category – Process and Technology Improvement

Description – The Food and Nutrition Service will award grants to State agencies; public health or educational entities; or private nonprofit entities, such as community-based or faith-based organizations, food banks, or other emergency feeding organizations, for projects aimed at simplifying the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program application and eligibility determination systems or improving access to SNAP benefits by eligible households.

Size of Grant – 11 awards totaling $5 million 

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/snap-program-improvement

 

Deadline Date – June 29, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Agriculture

Category – Alfalfa and Forage Research Program

Description – Proposals submitted to AFRP should address one or more of the following priorities: (1) Improving alfalfa forage and seed yield through better nutrient, water and/or pest management; (2) Improving persistence of alfalfa stands by lessening biotic or abiotic stresses; (3) Improving alfalfa forage and seed harvesting and storage systems to optimize economic returns; (4) Improving estimates of alfalfa forage quality as an animal feed to increase forage usage in animal feeds; and/or (5) Breeding to address biotic and abiotic stresses that impact forage yield and persistence and the production of seed for propagation.

Size of Grant - $210,000

Cost Sharing or Match – Yes

Web - http://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/alfalfa-and-forage-research-program

 

Deadline Date – May 27, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Agriculture

Category – Farm Business Management and Benchmarking

Description – The Farm Business Management and Benchmarking (FBMB) Competitive Grants Program provides funds to (1) improve the farm management knowledge and skills of agricultural producers; and (2) establish and maintain a national, publicly available farm financial management database to support improved farm management.

Size of Grant - $500,000 

Cost Sharing or Match – Yes

Web - http://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/farm-business-management-and-benchmarking-fbmb-competitive-grants-program

 

ARTS AND CULTURE

Deadline Date – July 21, 2015

Grant Resource – National Endowment for the Humanities

Category – Humanities Collections and Reference Resources

Description – The Humanities Collections and Reference Resources (HCRR) program supports projects that provide an essential underpinning for scholarship, education, and public programming in the humanities. Thousands of libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations across the country maintain important collections of books and manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings and moving images, archaeological and ethnographic artifacts, art and material culture, and digital objects. Funding from this program strengthens efforts to extend the life of such materials and make their intellectual content widely accessible, often through the use of digital technology. Awards are also made to create various reference resources that facilitate use of cultural materials, from works that provide basic information quickly to tools that synthesize and codify knowledge of a subject for in-depth investigation. HCRR offers two kinds of awards: 1) for implementation and 2) for planning, assessment, and pilot efforts (HCRR Foundations grants).

Size of Grant - $350,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.neh.gov/grants/preservation/humanities-collections-and-reference-resources

 

Deadline Date – September 15, 2015

Grant Resource – National Endowment for the Humanities

Category – Documenting Endangered Languages

Description – This funding partnership between the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) supports projects to develop and advance knowledge concerning endangered human languages. Made urgent by the imminent death of roughly half of the approximately 7000 currently used languages, this effort aims to exploit advances in information technology to build computational infrastructure for endangered language research. The program supports projects that contribute to data management and archiving, and to the development of the next generation of researchers. Funding can support fieldwork and other activities relevant to the digital recording, documenting, and archiving of endangered languages, including the preparation of lexicons, grammars, text samples, and databases. Funding will be available in the form of one- to three-year senior research grants as well as fellowships from six to twelve months and doctoral dissertation research improvement grants for up to 24 months.

Size of Grant – awards totaling $4.5 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf15567

 

FELLOWSHIPS

Deadline Date – October 1, 2015

Grant Resource – National Endowment for the Humanities

Category – Summer Stipends

Description – Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources. Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two consecutive months. Summer Stipends support projects at any stage of development. Summer Stipends are awarded to individual scholars. Organizations are not eligible to apply.

Size of Grant - $6,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://www.neh.gov/grants/research/summer-stipends

 

HEALTH FIELDS

Deadline Date – November 18, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Translational Research to Improve Outcomes in Kidney Diseases (R18)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-15-009.html

 

Deadline Date – July 14, 2015

Grant Resource – US department of Health and Human Services

Category – Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearninghouse

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-EB-15-005.html

 

Deadline Date – July 15, 2015

Grant Resource – Food and Drug Administration

Category – Advancing Conformance with the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (VNRFRPS) (U18)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-FD-15-018.html

 

Deadline Date – July 15, 2015 and March 8, 2016

Grant Resource – Food and Drug Administration

Category – Food Protection Rapid Response Team (RRT) (U18)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-FD-15-020.html

 

Deadline Date – July 15, 2015

Grant Resource – Food and Drug Administration

Category – Implementation of the Animal Feed Regulatory Program Standards (AFRPS) (U18)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-FD-15-021.html

 

Deadline Date – July 9, 2015

Grant Resource – Food and Drug Administration

Category – Integrated Food Defense & Emergency Response Cooperative Agreement Program IFD&ER (U18)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-FD-15-022.html

 

Deadline Date – July 15, 2015

Grant Resource – Food and Drug Administration

Category – Integrated Food Safety System Online Collaboration Development (U18)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-FD-15-024.html

 

Deadline Date – July 15, 2015

Grant Resource Food and Drug Administration

Category – FDA Drug Residue Cooperative Agreement

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-FD-15-025.html

 

Deadline Date – July 2, 2015

Grant Resource – Food and Drug Administration

Category – Development and Application of Case Control Analysis for Generic Drugs (U01)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-FD-15-027.html

 

Deadline Date – June 26, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Category – Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control (LBPHC)

Cost Sharing or Match – Yes 

Web - http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/administration/grants/fundsavail

 

Deadline Date – June 22, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – Rural Child Poverty Telehealth Network Grant Program

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=276392

 

Deadline Date – November 18, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – Translational Research to Improve Outcomes in Kidney Diseases (R18)

Size of Grant - $225,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-15-009.html

 

Deadline Date – July 27, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense Army

Category – Neurofibromatosis Clinical Trial Award

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=276380

 

Deadline Date – July 27, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense Army

Category – Neurofibromatosis Investigator-Initiated Research Award

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=276385

 

Deadline Date – July 27, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense Army

Category – Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Exploration - Hypothesis Development Award

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=276400

 

Deadline Date – July 27, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense Army

Category – Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Pilot Clinical Trial

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=276402

 

Deadline Date – July 27, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense Army

Category – Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Idea Development

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=276403

 

Deadline Date – July 27, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense Army

Category – Neurofibromatosis New Investigator Award

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=276387

 

Deadline Date – July 27, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense Army

Category – Neurofibromatosis Exploration - Hypothesis Development

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=276382

 

LIBRARIES

Deadline Date – June 1, 2015

Grant Resource – Institute of Museum and Library Services

Category – National Leadership Grants for Libraries

Description – National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG) support projects that address challenges faced by the library and archive fields and that have the potential to advance practice in those fields. Successful proposals will generate results such as new tools, research findings, models, services, practices, or alliances that can be widely used, adapted, scaled, or replicated to extend the benefits of federal investment. IMLS accepts applications under two project categories/funding priorities: National digital platform learning spaces in libraries. IMLS is particularly interested in proposals that explore the following issues: What will move the library and archival services in the United States forward? What will help libraries and archives make decisions about their own investments in these areas? What knowledge, capacity, functions or infrastructure can libraries and archives share?

Size of Grant – 20 awards totaling $7 million

Cost Sharing or Match - Yes

Web - http://www.imls.gov/applicants/detail.aspx?GrantId=14

 

MENTAL HEALTH

Deadline Date – September 14, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Developmental AIDS Research Center on Mental Health and HIV/AIDs

Description – The D-ARC is intended to provide infrastructural support that facilitates the development of high impact science in HIV/AIDS and mental health that is relevant to the NIMH mission. This FOA intends to support innovative, interdisciplinary research in several areas, including basic, neurological (i.e., neuro-AIDS), behavioral and social, integrated biobehavioral, applied, clinical, translational, and implementation science.

Size of Grant - $550,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web – http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-15-196.html

 

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Deadline Date – June 30, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – Wastewater Treatment Systems Training and Technical Assistance

Description – The Administration for Children and Families will be accepting application to award Rural Community Development Program Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems Training and Technical Assistance grants to multi-state, regional, private, non-profit organizations to provide training and technical assistance to small, rural communities. These grants will provide a Regional/Tribal resource for assistance in ensuring that small communities have access to safe water and wastewater systems by either helping them develop their own systems, connecting to systems in neighboring communities, or improving their existing systems. RCD funds will be used to provide training and technical assistance to: Increase access for low-income families to water supply and waste disposal services; Preserve affordable water and waste disposal services in low-income rural communities; Increase local capacity and expertise to establish and maintain needed community facilities; Increase economic opportunities for low-income rural communities by ensuring they have basic water and sanitation; Utilize technical assistance to leverage additional public and private resources; and Promote improved coordination of Federal, state, and local agencies and financing programs to benefit low-income communities.

Size of Grant – 8 awards totaling $6.4 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2015-ACF-OCS-EF-0981

 

Deadline Date – June 30, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – Rural Community Development Program Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems Training and Technical Assistance Project

Description – The Administration for Children and Families, Office of Community Services will be accepting application to award a Rural Community Development Program, Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems Training and Technical Assistance grants to multi-state, regional, private, non-profit organizations to provide training and technical assistance to small, rural communities. These grants will provide a Regional/Tribal resource for assistance in ensuring that small communities have access to safe water and wastewater systems by either helping them develop their own systems, connecting to systems in neighboring communities, or improving their existing systems.

Size of Grant – 8 awards of $937,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/view/HHS-2015-ACF-OCS-EF-0981

 

SCIENCES

Deadline Date – July 6, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Energy

Category – Dynamic Distributed Resource Management

Description – The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to solicit applications that will significantly enhance the ability of large collaborative science communities to dynamically assemble and use all the resources required to collect, process, and interpret an experiments data. These resources include, but are not limited to, computers, storage systems, instruments, multi-gigabit networks, data, and documents.

Size of Grant – awards totaling $1.5 million 

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=276407

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