Sunny with a slight chance of competition? Cold and gloomy thanks to freezing funds?
While federal grant applicants may at times face such varying climates, the grant forecasts we refer to here are previews of potential funding opportunities that a grant-making agency plans to announce in the future.
Applicants can search for grant forecasts just as they would for funding opportunities – by using Grants.gov Search.
By checking “Forecasted” under Opportunity Status, searches can be tailored to turn up forecasted opportunities.
Continue reading What Is a Grant Forecast?
Last year brought a lot of changes and enhancements to the Grants.gov program, and you can find detailed information and statistics in the Grants.gov Annual Report for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016.
If you don’t have time to read through the full report, here are a few key highlights from FY16:
Continue reading Grants.gov FY2016 Annual Report Highlights
Highlighted below are five more funding opportunity announcements posted to Grants.gov in the first week of August. The activities for these funding opportunities include scientific research, web development, and health services, as well as disarmament and reducing emissions.
1) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) – ROSES 2016: Interdisciplinary Research in Earth Science
NASA’s Interdisciplinary Research in Earth Science (IDS) program will fund grants to improve our capability for both prognostic predictions and retrospective simulations of the Earth system. The grant recipients will also advance our understanding of the vulnerabilities in human and biogeophysical systems and their relationships to climate extremes, thresholds, and tipping points. Meeting these goals requires approaches that integrate the traditional disciplines of the Earth sciences, as well as innovative and complementary use of models and data.
2) Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Food Emergency Response Network Cooperative Agreement
The Food Emergency Response Network (FERN) currently comprises federal, state, and local government regulatory laboratories with varying capacities to perform threat agent testing.
Continue reading #FundingFriday: 5 Federal Grants Posted This Week