This week’s edition of #FundingFriday includes grants for nonprofits connecting service dogs with service members and veterans, and grants for catalyzing new science and engineering discovery pathways in cyber-infrastructure.
For a complete list of new federal grant opportunities, go to the Grants.gov Search page.
National Science Foundation
Current Closing Date for Applications: Proposals accepted anytime
The Cyber-infrastructure for Emerging Science and Engineering Research (CESER) program aims to catalyze new science and engineering discovery pathways through early-stage collaborative activities between disciplinary scientists and engineers as well as developers/implementers of innovative cyber-infrastructure (CI) capabilities, services, and approaches.
Department of State, U.S. Mission to India
Current Closing Date for Applications: February 20, 2019
This program will consist of a needs assessment of the making and computer coding ecosystems of New Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata, and Mumbai, a series of no-cost training workshops in those cities, and mentoring for young Indian women between the ages of 18-23 with demonstrated prior interest in STEM fields.
Department of Defense, USUHS Medical Research Projects
Current Closing Date for Applications: March 1, 2019
The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) is authorized by 10 U.S.C. 2113(g)(1)(A) to make grants to any nonprofit entity. Historically, USU has solicited grant applications from nonprofit institutions committed to connecting service dogs with service members and veterans. USU obligated $1,000,000 in FY2015, $5,000,000 in FY2016, and FY2017 and $10,000,000 in FY2018 to carry out this program. USU intends to award multiple, 12-month grants (subject to availability of funding) to eligible nonprofit organizations to continue this program in FY2019.
Department of State, Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration
Current Closing Date for Applications: February 19, 2019
The Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration (PRM) seeks concept notes for research projects to strengthen evidence-based humanitarian decision making by PRM and its partners worldwide. Concept notes must focus on one of the following topics: Humanitarian financing, relief and development coherence, civilian-military interaction in conflicts, or post-conflict refugee returns. This solicitation is the first step in a two-part process. After reviewing concept notes, PRM will invite selected organizations to expand their submissions into full 20-page proposals with detailed budgets.