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External Funding Opportunities

Faculty Fulbright Program

The Fulbright Program is an international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. Designed to offer U.S. faculty, administrators and professionals grants to study, teach and conduct research, exchange ideas and contribute to finding solutions to shared international concerns. Learn more.

Grants Resource Center

Faculty and staff interested in these funding opportunities may contact Craig Geber in the Office of Research and Funded Projects.

This publication includes deadlines for the month of June 2014 and late announcements for April and May 2014. Deadlines marked by asterisks (**) are tentative. In some cases, these are specific dates that may change depending on the timing of the deadline notices. In others, we have listed just the month during which a deadline is expected. Deadlines marked by a double plus sign (++) are target dates. Proposals submitted by a referenced target date will be included in a particular review cycle, while those received after the target date will be held for the next review cycle. It is advisable to contact the program staff cited in each listing to obtain all available information.

Arts * Humanities * International

 

CEC ArtsLink
ArtsLink Exchange Programs-Jun 15

Program: ArtsLink Exchange Programs Agency: CEC ArtsLink Next Deadline: Jun 15, 2014 Supports exchanges between artists and arts organizations in the U.S. and Central/Eastern Europe, Russia, and Eurasia through four programs: ArtsLink Projects (1/15) support U.S. arts professionals to carry out projects in eligible countries; and ArtsLink Residencies Hosts (6/15) provides funding to host artists. ArtsLink Residencies (deadline: 10/15 ) place artists from eligible countries at U.S. arts organizations for five weeks; Independent Projects (12/3) support artists/arts managers/non-profits from eligible countries who have been invited to carry out a project at a U.S. nonprofit organization; See http://www.cecartslink.org for details. Email: tmiller@cecartslink.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Tamalyn Miller, Program Director (ext. 23) CEC ArtsLink, Inc. 291 Broadway, 12th Floor New York, NY 10007 212/643-1985

Hagley Museum and Library
Fellowship Programs-Jun 30

Program: Fellowship Programs Agency: Hagley Museum and Library Next Deadline: Jun 30, 2014 Provides fellowships to use Hagley's collections in American economic, business, industrial and technological history. Hagley Exploratory Research Grants ($400) support one-week visits by scholars who need a cursory review of the collection. Henry Berlin du Pont Fellowships support access to Hagley's research collections for up to six months with a stipend of up to $400/week provided for up to the first eight weeks. Annual deadlines: 3/31, 6/30, 10/31. Also available: Dissertation Fellowships (11/15). See http://www.hagley.org/library-grants for details. Email: rhorowitz@hagley.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Roger Horowitz, Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society PO Box 3630 Wilmington, DE 19807 302/658-2400

National Archives and Records Administration
Grant Programs-May 05

Program: Grant Programs Agency: National Archives and Records Administration Next Deadline: May 05, 2014 Supports archival projects, editing projects, educational programs, fellowships, publication grants, and projects dealing with electronic records including digitization. All projects must help to identify, preserve, publish, and increase public access to non-federal sources that document the history of the United States. Annual deadlines: usually in Late Spring, Summer, and early Fall with optional drafts for some programs due two months in advance. See http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/ for details. Email: alexander.lorch@nara.gov CFDA Number:89.003 Contact: Alexander Lorch, Program Officer 8601 Adelphi Road College Park, MD 20740 202/357-5101

National Endowment for the Humanities
Bridging Cultures Through Film: International Topics-Jun 11

Program: Bridging Cultures Through Film: International Topics Agency: National Endowment for the Humanities Next Deadline: Jun 11, 2014 Supports projects that examine international and transnational themes in the humanities through documentary films. Projects are meant to spark Americans' engagement with the broader world by exploring one or more countries and cultures outside the U.S. Proposed documentaries must be analytical and deeply grounded in humanities scholarship. NEH encourages innovative nonfiction storytelling that presents multiple points of view in creative formats. The proposed film should range in length from thirty minutes to a feature-length documentary. See NEH website CFDA Number: Contact: David Weinstein, Senior Program Officer Division of Public Programs 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20506 202/606-8308

Humanities Initiatives at HBCUs, HSIs and TCUs-Jun 26

Program: Humanities Initiatives at HBCUs, HSIs and TCUs Agency: National Endowment for the Humanities Next Deadline: Jun 26, 2014 Program seeks to strengthen and enrich humanities education and scholarship at the three types of presidentially-designated institutions: HBCUs, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities. These grants may be used to enhance the humanities content of existing programs, develop new programs, or lay the foundation for more extensive endeavors in the future. Each project must be organized around a core topic or set of themes. New guidelines will be posted two months before the deadline. Grants are for up to $100,000. Regional or multi-institutional projects are encouraged. No cost sharing required. See http://www.neh.gov/grants for details. CFDA Number: Contact: Rebecca Boggs, Senior Program Officer 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20506 202/606-8398

National Trust for Historic Preservation
National Trust Preservation Fund-Jun 01

Program: National Trust Preservation Fund Agency: National Trust for Historic Preservation Next Deadline: Jun 01, 2014 Provides grants ranging from $2,500-$5,000 to initiate preservation planning and education projects. Funds may be used to obtain professional expertise in areas such as historic preservation, architecture, archeology, engineering, preservation planning, land-use planning, fundraising, organizational development, and law, as well as preservation education activities to educate the public. Intervention and emergency funds are also available throughout the year. One to one match is required. See http://tinyurl.com/qfqs6z5 for details. Email: grants@savingplaces.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Grants staff Preservation Services 1785 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20036 202/588-6197

U.S. Department of State
Professional Fellows Program-Apr 08

Program: Professional Fellows Program Agency: U.S. Department of State Next Deadline: Apr 08, 2014 Supports opportunities to bring young foreign professionals to the U.S. for four-six week fellowships in organizations related to their field of work, followed by U.S. counterparts traveling overseas for reciprocal fellowships. Projects should last up to two years and engage rising and mid-level government or civil society professionals who will effect positive change in their institutions and communities through the following programs: Economic Empowerment, NGO Development, Legislative Process and Governance. Applications also being accepted for Professional Fellows Congresses. See http://exchanges.state.gov/grants/open2.html for details. Email: gustafsondp@state.gov CFDA Number:19.415 Contact: David Gustafson, Program Officer Office of Citizen Exchanges 2200 C Street Washington, DC 20522 202/632-6083

Weill (Kurt) Foundation for Music
Grants Program-Jun 01

Program: Grants Program Agency: Weill (Kurt) Foundation for Music Next Deadline: Jun 01, 2014 Promotes public appreciation of musical works by Kurt Weill. Funding will be provided for research and travel, Dissertation Fellowships, publication assistance, educational outreach,and college/university performances, Deadlines are 6/1 (for certain college/university performance grants) and 11/1 each year. Applications for support of major professional productions/festivals/exhibitions, etc., will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis without application or performance deadlines. Also supports performances of works, as well as scholarly research and educational initiatives, by Marc Blitzstein, See http://www.kwf.org/grants-a-prizes/grant-program for details. CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Carolyn Weber, Director and Vice President Office of Program Administration 7 East 20th Street New York, NY 10003-1106 212/505-5240

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
East European Studies (EES)-Jun 01

Program: East European Studies (EES) Agency: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Next Deadline: Jun 01, 2014 Supports scholarships for Ph.D. and post-doctoral research in the fields of social sciences and humanities with a regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe, including the Baltic states. Research Grants provide support for new researchers or for scholars whose careers have been interrupted or delayed (12/1). Summer Research Scholarships (3/1/14) and Short-term Research Scholarship (3/1; 6/1; 9/1; 12/1) also available. See website for details. Email: European.Studies@WilsonCenter.org, or Kristina.Terzieva@wilsoncenter.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Kristina Terzieva, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20004-3027 202/691-4322

      

Education * Economic * Community * Development  

  

Corporation for National and Community Service
Social Innovation Fund (SIF)-Apr 22

Program: Social Innovation Fund (SIF) Agency: Corporation for National and Community Service Next Deadline: Apr 22, 2014 Awards grants to and works with existing grantmaking institutions to direct resources to innovative community-based nonprofit organizations to identify, validate, and grow promising approaches to challenges facing local communities in three priority issue areas: Youth Development, Economic Opportunity, and Healthy Futures. Partnership opportunities exist for IHEs. Applicants are strongly encouraged to send a notice of intent by 3/24/14. See website for details. Email: innovation@cns.gov CFDA Number:94.019 Contact: Kirsten Breckenridge, Program Officer 1201 New York Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20525 Washington, DC 20525 202/606-7570

Herb Block Foundation
Grant Programs-Jun 05

Program: Grant Programs Agency: Herb Block Foundation Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Foundation supports the art of editorial cartooning and makes two types of national grants: Defending Basic Freedoms (annual deadline: 10/3) supports projects that safeguard the freedoms of the Bill of Rights and prevent discrimination. Encouraging Citizen Involvement (annual deadline: 6/5) seeks to ensure a responsible, responsive democratic government through citizen involvement. Awards range from $5,000-$25,000. Deadlines refer to required LOIs. Also offers Pathways Out of Poverty for DC area applicants only. See http://www.herbblockfoundation.org/programs for details. Email: info@herbblock.org CFDA Number: Contact: Program Office 1730 M Street, NW Suite 901 Washington, DC 20036 202/223-8801

Longview Foundation
Grants Program (Global Education/International Understanding)-Jun 05

Program: Grants Program (Global Education/International Understanding) Agency: Longview Foundation Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Foundation makes grants to promote learning about world regions, cultures, international affairs and global issues in K-12 schools in the United States. Funding priorities include: State Coalitions for International Education (invitation only), Internationalizing Teacher Preparation, and Innovations in International Education. Longview's grants are typically between $15,000 and $30,000. Deadlines refer to required LOIs. See http://www.longviewfdn.org/page.php?lev=page&no=3 for details. Email: globaled@longviewfdn.org CFDA Number: Contact: Jennifer Manise, Executive Director 1069 West Broad Street Suite 801 Falls Church, VA 22046 703/862-0023

National Education Association Foundation
NEA Foundation Grants-Jun 01

Program: NEA Foundation Grants Agency: National Education Association Foundation Next Deadline: Jun 01, 2014 Provides grants to improve academic achievement of students in U.S. public schools and public higher education institutions in any subject areas. Student Achievement Grants (up to $5,000) support initiatives to improve academic achievement. Learning and Leadership Grants support high-quality professional development--$2,000 for individuals and $5,000 for groups. Higher education faculty and staff may apply. Annual deadlines: 2/1, 6/1 and 10/15. See website for details. Email: jgraytock@nea.org CFDA Number: Contact: Jesse Graytock, Grants Manager 1201 16th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 202/822-7839

Spencer Foundation
Research Grant Program-Jun 24

Program: Research Grant Program Agency: Spencer Foundation Next Deadline: Jun 24, 2014 Foundation focuses on four areas: Education and Social Opportunity; Organizational Learning in Schools, School Systems, and Higher Education Institutions; Teaching, Learning, and Instructional Resources; and Purposes and Values of Education. Small Research Grants (2/6/14, 3/27/14, 6/24/14, 8/28/14) offer up to $50,000 for pilot research and the initial phases of larger investigations. Major Research Grants support projects up to $500,000 (3/14/14 is last deadline for required prelim proposals before program migrates to the Lyle Spencer Research Awards Program; guidelines available in March 2014). See http://tinyurl.com/mafffqd Email: abrinkman@spencer.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Annie Brinkman, Grants Manager 625 North Michigan Avenue Suite 1600 Chicago, IL 60611-1803 312/274-6511

U.S. Department of Education
NIDRR: Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training Project-Apr 14

Program: NIDRR: Advanced Rehabilitation Research Training Project Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Apr 14, 2014 ARRT projects train rehabilitation researchers, including researchers with disabilities, with particular attention to research areas that support the implementation and objectives of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and that improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Act. Current competitions are for Community Living and Participation, Employment, and Health and Function. See http://www.ed.gov/programs/rtg/index.html for details. Email: marlene.spencer@ed.gov CFDA Number:84.133P Contact: Marlene Spencer, Program Officer 550 12th Street, SW Room 6026 Washington, DC 20202 202/245-7532

NIDRR: Mary Switzer Research Fellowships-Apr 14

Program: NIDRR: Mary Switzer Research Fellowships Agency: U.S. Department of Education Next Deadline: Apr 14, 2014 One-year awards are made to individuals to build research capacity and promote solutions to problems related to disability. Distinguished Fellowships (up to $75,000) are awarded to individuals of doctorate or comparable status with at least seven years of relevant experience. Merit Fellowships (up to $75,000) are given to persons with advanced professional training or independent study in areas related to disability and rehabilitation. FY 14 competition is for Merit Fellowships only. See http://www.ed.gov/programs/resfel/index.html for updates. Email: marlene.spencer@ed.gov CFDA Number:84.133F Contact: Marlene Spencer, Program Officer 400 Maryland Ave, SW Room 6026, PCP Washington, DC 20202-2700 202/245-7532

U.S. Department of Justice
Edward Byrne Memorial Discretionary/Competitive Grants Program-May 06

Program: Edward Byrne Memorial Discretionary/Competitive Grants Program Agency: U.S. Department of Justice Next Deadline: May 06, 2014 Helps local communities improve the capacity of local justice systems and provides for national support efforts including training and technical assistance programs strategically targeted to address local needs. Funds can be used for national scope replication, expansion, enhancement, training, and/or technical assistance programs. Programs include Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Programs, Criminal Justice Innovation Program (5/6/14), and Criminal Justice Innovation Training and Technical Assistance Program. See https://www.bja.gov/funding.aspx for updates. Email: JIC@telesishq.com CFDA Number: Contact: BJA Staff Bureau of Justice Assistance 810 7th Street, NW Washington, DC 20531 877/927-5657

Data Resources Program: Analysis of Existing Data-May 05

Program: Data Resources Program: Analysis of Existing Data Agency: U.S. Department of Justice Next Deadline: May 05, 2014 Supports secondary analysis that enhances understanding of crime and informs criminal justice policy and practice in the U.S. Research proposals should seek either to replicate original findings or, preferably, extend research by testing new hypotheses with existing data. NIJ will give preference to research that asks compelling crime and justice questions rather than research that merely furthers statistical methods or technical refinement of data sets. See http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/funding/current.htm for details. Email: DRP@usdoj.gov CFDA Number:16.560 Contact: Program Manager 810 7th Street, NW Washington, DC 20531

Forensic Research and Development-Apr 21

Program: Forensic Research and Development Agency: U.S. Department of Justice Next Deadline: Apr 21, 2014 NIJ supports several grant opportunities in forensic R&D. Programs include: Basic and Applied R&D for Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes (deadline: 4/21/14) and Social Science Research on Forensic Science ( last deadline was 5/15/13). See website for details and updates.Email: forensic.research@usdoj.gov CFDA Number:16.560 Contact: Gerald LaPorte, Forensic Policy Program Manager 810 7th Street, NW Washington, DC 20531 202/305-1106

Research and Evaluation on Justice Systems: Investigator Initiated-Apr 28

Program: Research and Evaluation on Justice Systems: Investigator-Initiated Agency: U.S. Department of Justice Next Deadline: Apr 28, 2014 Program encourages investigator-initiated proposals that focus on social and behavioral research on crime and justice topics relevant to criminal justice policy and practice in the United States. NIJ expects scholarly products to result from each award under this solicitaion. Approximately $4 million is available for multiple awards in FY 14. See http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/funding/current.htm for details. Email: Marie.Garcia@usdoj.gov . CFDA Number:16.560 Contact: Marie Garcia, Social Science Analyst 810 7th Street, NW Washington, DC 20531 202/514-7128

Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women-Apr 25

Program: Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women Agency: U.S. Department of Justice Next Deadline: Apr 25, 2014 Supports R&E on specific issues related to teen dating violence, sexual violence, and intimate partner violence. The issue areas for sexual violence research are the criminal justice response to particular underserved populations; the development and testing of instruments with diverse populations; and testing of innovative interventions aimed at improving initial criminal justice responses to victims of sexual violence. IHEs and individuals are eligible to apply. See website for details. Email: dara.blachman- demner@usdoj.gov CFDA Number:16.560 Contact: Dara Blachman-Demner, Program Officer 810 7th Street, NW Washington, DC 20531 Washington, DC 20531 202/514-9528

Building and Enhancing Criminal Justice Researcher Practitioner Partnerships-May 28

Program: Building and Enhancing Criminal Justice Researcher-Practitioner Partnerships Agency: U.S. Department of Justice Next Deadline: May 28, 2014 Supports multiple criminal justice research projects involving researcher-practitioner partnerships. Focus should be on supporting criminal justice research and evaluation activities that include a researcher-practitioner partnership component. Proposals must fall under one of the following program areas: Junior Faculty Grant Program to Promote Criminal Justice Researcher- Practitioner Partnerships; and Criminal Justice Researcher-Practitioner Fellowship Placement Program. See website for details. Email: rpp@ojp.usdoj.gov CFDA Number:16.560 Contact: Program Administrator National Institute of Justice Washington, DC 20531 202/307-2942

Research and Evaluation on Firearms and Violence-Jun 03

Program: Research and Evaluation on Firearms and Violence Agency: U.S. Department of Justice Next Deadline: Jun 03, 2014 Supports research on firearms and violence with the objective of shedding light on the relationship between guns and violence. Examples of research in this area include the effects of criminal justice interventions on reducing gun violence, improving data systems for studying gun violence, illicit gun markets, and the effects of firearm policies and legislation on criminal justice and public safety. NIJ expects scholarly products to result from each award under this solicitation. See website for details. Email: firearms@usdoj.gov CFDA Number:16.560 Contact: Program Administrator National Institute of Justice Washington, DC 20531 202/307-2942

U.S. Department of Labor
H-1B Ready to Work Partnership Grants-Jun 19

Program: H-1B Ready to Work Partnership Grants Agency: U.S. Department of Labor Next Deadline: Jun 19, 2014 Provides long-term unemployed workers with individualized counseling, training and supportive and specialized services leading to rapid employment in occupations and industries for which employers use H-1B visas to hire foreign workers. Grants are awarded to the lead applicant of a public and private partnership of entities which may include IHEs. Limited submission: only one application per lead applicant. In FY 14, $150 million is available for 20-30 awards. See http://www.doleta.gov/grants/find_grants.cfm for details. Email: mason.kia@dol.gov CFDA Number:17.268 Contact: Kia Mason, Grants Management Specialist Employment and Training Administration Washington, DC 20210 Washington, DC 20210 202/693-2606

Youthbuild Grants-Apr 22

Program: Youthbuild Grants Agency: U.S. Department of Labor Next Deadline: Apr 22, 2014 Funds public and private non-profit organizations to assist disadvantaged youth (16-24) in distressed communities in completing their high school education, and provides training on housing for homeless persons and low-income families. Goal is to promote self-sufficiency. Some cost share is required. ETA intends to fund approximately 73 grants of up to $1.1 million each in FY 14. Limited submission: one application per institution. See http://www.doleta.gov/grants/find_grants.cfm for details. Email: roach.denise@dol.gov CFDA Number:17.274 Contact: Denise Roach, Grants Management Specialist Employment and Training Administration 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20210 202/693-3820

                                          

Health * Mental * Health

 

Administration for Children and Families
Assets for Independence Demonstration Program-May 07

Program: Assets for Independence Demonstration Program Agency: Administration for Children and Families Next Deadline: May 07, 2014 Program seeks to demonstrate and evaluate the effectiveness of asset-building projects that assist low-income people in becoming economically self-sufficient by teaching them about economic and consumer issues and enabling them to establish matched savings accounts (Individual Development Accounts). Non profit entities are eligible to apply. Approximately $12.5 million is available in FY 14 to support 50 awards. Cost share required..See website and http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/programs/afi for details. Email: afiprogram@acf.hhs.gov CFDA Number:93.602 Contact: James Gatz, Manager Office of Community Services 370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW Washington, DC 20447 866/778-6037

Victims of Human Trafficking Regional Program-Apr 21

Program: Victims of Human Trafficking Regional Program Agency: Administration for Children and Families Next Deadline: Apr 21, 2014 Supports projects that lead or actively participate in an anti-trafficking coalition that builds local capacity to address human trafficking by engaging several different but relevant sectors in their communities, such as law enforcement, social service organizations, faith-based and community groups, immigrant outreach programs, health care providers, and legal assistance providers. A significant part of the coalition's purpose must be to raise awareness about both sex and labor trafficking, IHEs are eligible. See ACF website Email: trafficking@acf.hhs.gov CFDA Number:93.598 Contact: Maggie Wynne, Office of Refugee Resttlement 370 L'Enfant Promenade SW Washingtom, DC 20447 202/401-4664

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Health Services Research Projects-Jun 05

Program: Health Services Research Projects Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports ongoing extramural grant applications (R01) for research, demonstration, dissemination and evaluation projects to support improvements in health outcomes; improve decision-making at all levels of the health care system; strengthen quality measurement and improvement; and improve access. All applications must contain projects that fit within the current AHRQ research portfolio areas: Comparative Effectiveness, Health Information Technology, Patient Safety, Prevention and Care Management and Value. Special focus on health care disparities. Expires 11/6/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-045.html for details and other contacts. CFDA Number:93.226 Contact: Angela Nunley, 540 Gaither Road 6th Floor Rockville, MD 20850 301/427-1505

Research Career Development Awards-Jun 12

Program: Research Career Development Awards Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Next Deadline: Jun 12, 2014 AHRQ's career development awards (K01) support an intensive, mentored research career development experience in comparative effectiveness research (CER) methods as applied to patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR). Two awards are supported: PCOR Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) for individuals with research doctoral degrees (e.g., Ph.D., Sc.D., Dr.P.H.); and PCOR Mentored Clinical Investigator Award (K08) for individuals with clinical doctoral degrees (e.g., MD, DDS, DMD, DO). Annual deadlines: 2/12, 6/12 and 10/12 through 7/13/16. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-181.html for K01 details. CFDA Number:93.226 Contact: Kay Anderson, Program Officer Division of Research Education 301/427-1555

Small Research Grant Program-Jun 16

Program: Small Research Grant Program Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Next Deadline: Jun 16, 2014 Supports small grants (R03) for different types of health services research projects including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and, development of new research technology. AHRQ is interested in research involving collaborative efforts between researchers and medical and public health or healthcare providers, purchasers or payer organizations. Awards offer up to $100,000 for 24 months. Expires 3/17/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-10-68.html for details and other contacts. Email: Therese.Miller@ahrq.hhs.gov CFDA Number:93.226 Contact: Therese Miller, Center for Primary Care 540 Gaither Road Rockville, MD 20850 301/427-1585

Understanding User Needs and Context to Inform Consumer Health IT Design-Jun 05

Program: Understanding User Needs and Context to Inform Consumer Health IT Design Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports large research projects (R01) that builds a knowledge base of individuals' personal health information management practices. Research should examine what currently exists between consumer health IT designers and the users themselves. This grant opportunity seeks to bridge the chasm that currently exists between consumer health IT designers and the users themselves, by bolstering basic research to better understand users' practices, needs, and goals. Expires 7/6/14. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-11-199.html for details. Email: Angela.Nunley@ahrq.hhs.gov CFDA Number:93.226 Contact: Angela Nunley, Center for Primary Care 540 Gaither Road Rockville, MD 20850 301/427-1505

American Academy of Family Physicians
Joint Grants, Research Stimulation Awards, and Visiting Professorships-Jun 02

Program: Joint Grants, Research Stimulation Awards, & Visiting Professorships Agency: American Academy of Family Physicians Next Deadline: Jun 02, 2014 Supports research in the area of family practice and offers several awards, including: Joint Grant Awards Program (6/1, 12/1) of up to $50,000 for two years for research projects of high relevance to family practice/medicine using rigorous design; Research Stimulation Grants (3/1, 9/1) for smaller scale studies of no more than $7,500; and Practice Based Research Network Stimulation Grants (3/1, 9/1) of up to $7,500. Other programs available. Annual deadlines; Monday when date falls on a weekend. See http://tinyurl.com/anbm3w2 for details. Email: sgoodman@aafp.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Sondra Goodman, Grants/Program Manager (ext. 4457) 11400 Tomahawk Creek Pkwy Suite 440 Leawood, KS 66211-2672 913/906-6000

American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
Research Grants and Graduate Student Scholarships-Apr 25

Program: Research Grants and Graduate Student Scholarships Agency: American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation Next Deadline: Apr 25, 2014 Supports research and graduate scholarships in audiology and speech-language pathology. Programs include Clinical Research Grant (deadline 4/25/14); New Century Scholars Research Grant (5/01/14); New Investigator Research Grants (5/01/14); Student Research Grant in Audiology and Student Research Grant in Early Childhood Language Development (5/23/14); Graduate Student Scholarship (5/23/14); and New Century Scholars Doctoral Scholarship (5/09/14). Other programs are available. New deadlines announced first quarter of every year. See http://www.ashfoundation.org/grants/default.htm for details. CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Allison Oakes, Programs Administrator 2200 Research Boulevard Rockville, MD 20850-3289 301/296-8703

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
NIOSH Exploratory/Developmental Grant Program-Jun 16

Program: NIOSH Exploratory/Developmental Grant Program Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Next Deadline: Jun 16, 2014 Supports research (R21) to develop an understanding of the risks and conditions associated with occupational diseases and injuries, to explore methods for reducing risks and for preventing or minimizing exposure to hazardous conditions in the workplace, and to translate significant scientific findings into prevention practices and products that will effectively reduce work-related illnesses and injuries. Interested in applications to reduce injury and illness in construction, transportation, agriculture, mining, and health care. Expires 9/8/15. See NIH website for details. Email: ljf3@cdc.gov CFDA Number:93.262 Contact: Linda Frederick, 1600 Clifton Road, NE Atlanta, GA 30333 404/498-2557

NIOSH Small Research Program-Jun 16

Program: NIOSH Small Research Program Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Next Deadline: Jun 16, 2014 Supports small grants (R03) to develop an understanding of the risks and conditions associated with occupational diseases and injuries, to explore methods for reducing risks and for preventing or minimizing exposure to hazardous conditions in the workplace, and to translate significant scientific findings into prevention practices and products that will effectively reduce work-related illnesses and injuries. Awards provide up to $50,000/year for up to two years. PA expires 9/8/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-12-200.html Email: ljf3@cdc.gov CFDA Number:93.262 Contact: Linda Frederick, Scientific Program Officer 1600 Clifton Road, NE Atlanta, GA 30329-4018 404/498-2557

Occupational Safety and Health Research-Jun 05

Program: Occupational Safety and Health Research Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 CDC supports research (R01) that can be used to develop an understanding of the risks and conditions that are associated with occupational diseases and injuries, to explore methods for reducing risks and for preventing or minimizing exposure to hazardous conditions in the workplace, and to translate significant scientific findings into prevention practices and products that will effectively reduce work-related illnesses and injuries. Expires 5/8/18. See website for details. Email: cru6@cdc.gov CFDA Number:93.262 Contact: Maria Lioce, NIOSH 1600 Clifton Road, NE Atlanta, GA 30333-4018 404/498-2575

Gerber Foundation
Research Grants-Jun 01

Program: Research Grants Agency: Gerber Foundation Next Deadline: Jun 01, 2014 Supports specific nutrition-related interventions to improve infant health and development from first year before birth to age three. Projects should have a specific nutrition focus with defined outcome parameters. Of particular interest are projects offering a substantial promise of meaningful advances in prevention and treatment of diseases and those with broad applicability to the general population. Up to $300,000 available per award. Novice Researcher Award also available and offers up to $20,000 per project. Deadlines refer to required concept papers; full proposals by invitation only. See http://www.gerberfoundation.org/ for details. Email: Cobits@ncresa.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Catherine Obits, Program Manager 4747 West 48th Street Suite 153 Fremont, MI 49412-8119 231/924-3175

Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation
Grants for Inclusion of Youth with Disabilities-Jun 01

Program: Grants for Inclusion of Youth with Disabilities Agency: Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation Next Deadline: Jun 01, 2014 Supports projects that advance the independence, productivity and community inclusion of young people with disabilities. Projects should have broad scope and the potential for replication nationally. Applicants are urged to develop partnerships with other organizations and involve people with disabilities in planning and implementation. Required concept papers may be submitted online starting 1/1, but must be received by 6/1 to be considered for funding the following year. Applicants are strongly discouraged from phoning during the application process. See http://www.meaf.org/how_to_apply/priorities_guidelines for details. CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Colleen Maher, Program Officer 1560 Wilson Boulevard Suite 1150 Arlington, VA 22209 703/276-8240

Muscular Dystrophy Association
Research and Development Grants-Jun 15

Program: Research and Development Grants Agency: Muscular Dystrophy Association Next Deadline: Jun 15, 2014 Supports one to three year research projects on muscular dystrophies and related neuromuscular diseases. Research Grants offer unlimited support to senior researchers and Development Grants offer up to $60K/year to researchers working as part of a team under a senior investigator. All applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent (+18 months of postdoc training for Develoment Grant applicants). Multiple applications accepted from same campus, but PI must differ on each submission. Deadlines refer to required LOIs. See http://mda.org/research2 for details. Email: ksmith@mdausa.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: ksmith@mdausa.org, Grants Manager Research Department 3300 East Sunrise Drive Tucson, AZ 85718 520/529-2000

National Institutes of Health
Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) Program-Jun 25

Program: Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) Program Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 25, 2014 Supports renewable awards (R15) up to $300,000 total for up to /three years for projects in biomedical and behavioral sciences conducted by faculty and students from institutions that have not been major recipients of NIH funds. Goal is to strengthen institutional research environment and support active involvement of undergraduate (preferred) and graduate students in research. Applicants should pay attention to special R15 review considerations. NIMHD and NCATS do not participate. Annual deadlines: 2/25, 6/25, 10/25. Expires 9/8/16. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-313.html Email: .michelle.timmerman@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.113 Contact: Michelle Timmerman, Director, AREA Program Office of Extramural Research 6705 Rockledge Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-7963 301/402-0672

Behavioral and Social Science Research on Understanding/Reducing Health Disparities-Jun 05

Program: Behav & Social Science Research on Understanding/Reducing Hlth Disparities Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Many NIH institutes support behavioral and social science research (R01; R21) on the causes and solutions to health and disabilities disparities in the U. S. population. Emphasis is placed on research in and among three broad areas of action: public policy; health care; and disease/disability prevention and research to reduce health gaps among groups. Of interest are Interdisciplinary approaches that investigate multiple levels of analysis, incorporate a life-course perspective, and/or employ methods such as systems science or community-based participatory research. Expires 9/8/16. See website for R01 details. CFDA Number:93.866 Contact: Michael Spittel, Off of Behavioral & Social Sci Research 31 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-2027 301/451-4286

NIH Pathway to Independence Award-Jun 12

  Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 12, 2014 Supports mentored career development programs designed to foster the transition of new investigators to research independence. Most, but not all, NIH institutes and centers provide up to five years of support in two phases. Initial mentored phase (K99) supports salary and research expenses for up to two years for new investigators (no more than four years of postdoctoral research training); and then applicant may request up to three years of support to transition to independent scientist (R00). Annual deadlines: 2/12, 6/12, 10/12. Expires 1/8/17. See website for details. Email: nancy.desmond@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.242 Contact: Nancy Desmond, Acting NIH Research Training Officer Office of Extramural Research 9000 Rockville Pike Bethesda, MD 20892 301/443-3107

Research On Ethical Issues in Biomedical, Social and Behavioral Research-Jun 05

Program: Research On Ethical Issues in Biomedical, Social and Behavioral Research Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Many NIH institutes support research (R01; R03; R21) to analyze ethical challenges related to conduct of research within the NIH mission. Specific interests include: ethical considerations of new technologies; therapeutic misconception and the interface between treatment and research; research involving vulnerable populations and urgent situations; and research with existing specimens, data and health information; dissemination and translation of research findings. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 5/8/15. See NIH website for R01 details and other contacts. Email: hardyan@od.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.989 Contact: Ann Hardy, NIH Office of Extramural Programs 6705 Rockledge Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-7963 301/435-2690

Systems Science and Health in the Behavioral and Social Sciences-Jun 05

Program: Systems Science and Health in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Many NIH institutes support basic and applied research (R01; R21) using systems science methodologies relevant to human behavioral and social sciences and health. Intended to encourage a broader scope of topics to be addressed with systems science methodologies, beyond those encouraged by existing open FOAs, especially those either applied or basic in nature, having a human behavioral and/or social science focus, and that feature systems science methodologies. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 9/8/14. See NIH website for R01 details and other contacts. Email: mabryp@od.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.849 Contact: Patricia (Patty) Mabry, Senior Advisor OBSSR 31 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-2027 301/402-1753

Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy-Jun 05

Program: Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Many NIH institutes support methodological, intervention and dissemination research (R01; R03; R21) for understanding and promoting health literacy, defined as the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions. Applications should be relevant to both the general objectives of the FOA and to the specific research interests of at least one of the participating organizations. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 5/8/16. See NIH website for R01 details and other contacts. Email: elwoodwi@od.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.399 Contact: William Elwood, OBSSR 31 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-2027 301/401-0116

Basic Cancer Research in Cancer Health Disparities-Jun 20

Program: Basic Cancer Research in Cancer Health Disparities Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 20, 2014 Suoports basic research (R21; U01) into the biological causes and mechanisms of cancer health disparities. Awards will support pilot and feasibility studies, development and testing of new methodologies, secondary data analyses and innovative mechanistic studies that investigate biological/genetic bases of cancer health disparities. NCI particularly interested in the interplay of race/ethnicity with cancer biology and the underlying biological factors contributing to cancer. Annual deadlines: 6/20, 11/20. Expires 11/21/14. See NIH website for R21 details. Email: daschnep@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.393 Contact: Phillip J. Daschner, Division of Cancer Biology National Cancer Institute 6130 Executive Blvd Bethesda, MD 20892-7344 240/276-6227

Behavioral Interventions to Address Multiple Chronic Health Conditions-Jun 05

Program: Behavioral Interventions to Address Multiple Chronic Health Conditions Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NCI and several institutes and OBSSR support research (R01) that propose to use a common conceptual model to develop behavioral interventions to modify health behaviors and improve health outcomes in patients with comorbid chronic health conditions. Diseases and health conditions can include, but are not limited to: mental health disorders (e.g., depression), diabetes, smoking, obesity, chronic pain, alcohol and substance abuse and dependence, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, cancer and hypertension. Ex;pires 5/8/17. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-114.html for details and other contacts. Email: cholletv@exchange.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.399 Contact: Veronica Chollette, National Cancer Institute 6130 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892 301/435-2837

Spatial Uncertainty: Data, Modeling, and Communication-Jun 05

Program: Spatial Uncertainty: Data, Modeling, and Communication Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NCI & many NIH institutes support research (R01; R03; R21) that identifies sources of spatial uncertainty (i.e., inaccuracy or instability of spatial or geographic information) in public health data, incorporates the inaccuracy or instability into statistical methods, and develops novel tools to visualize the nature and consequences of spatial uncertainty. Requires a team of epidemiologists, statisticians, and experts in data visualization or health communication. Expires 9/8/14. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-11-238.html for R01 details. Email: li.zhu@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.393 Contact: Li Zhu, National Cancer Institute 6130 Executive Blvd Bethesda, MD 20892 301/594-6546

Survivorship Care Planning Efficacy and Impact-Jun 05

Program: Survivorship Care Planning Efficacy and Impact Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports research (R01; R21) to evaluate effects of care planning on cancer survivors' health and psychosocial outcomes. Specifically supports research to develop metrics for evaluating impact of survivorship care planning and on cancer survivors' morbidity and self-management; and identify models and processes of care that promote effective survivorship care planning. Goal is to generate a body of science that will inform the development and delivery of interventions and best practices in follow-up care for cancer survivors. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 1/8/16. See NIH website for R01 details. CFDA Number:93.393 Contact: Carly Parry, National Cancer Institute 6130 Executive Plaza Bethesda, MD 20892-7412 240/276-6731

Eye Research-Jun 05

Program: Eye Research Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports investigator initiated research related to prevention, etiology & pathogenesis, diagnosis & treatment of eye diseases & disorders. Major program areas are retinal diseases; corneal diseases; lens & cataract (including cataract & lens formation); glaucoma & optic neuropathies; strabismus, amblyopia & visual processing; low vision & blindness rehabilitation; ocular infection, inflammation, & immunology; ocular pain; & myopia & refractive error. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Applications accepted on any relevant topic. Call to determine interest. See http://www.nei.nih.gov/funding/nprp.asp Email: 2020@nei.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.867 Contact: Division of Extramural Research National Eye Institute 5635 Fishers Lane, MSC 9300 Bethesda, MD 20892-9300 301/451-2020

Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomic Research-Jun 16

Program: Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of Genomic Research Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 16, 2014 NHGRI, NIA, NICHD & NIEHS support research (R01; R03; R21) that identifies, examines and addresses the ethical, legal and social implications of advances in genomic research and technology for individuals, families, communities and society more broadly. Of particular interest are projects that propose focused legal, economic, philosophical or historical analyses of new or emerging issues. R03 annual deadlines: 2/16, 6/16, 10/16. Expires 9/8/14. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-11-249.html for R03 details and specific contacts. CFDA Number:93.172 Contact: ELSI Research Program, Nat Human Genome Research Institute 31 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-2073 301/402-4997

NHGRI: Social and Behavioral Research-Jun 05

Program: NHGRI: Social and Behavioral Research Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NHGRI supports investigator initiated research to study social and behavioral factors that facilitate the translation of genomic discoveries for health promotion, disease prevention & health care improvements. Specific interests include testing the effectiveness of strategies for communicating information about genetic risks; developing and evaluating behavioral interventions; using genomic discoveries in clinical practice; & understanding the social, ethical & policy implications of genomic research. Deadlines refer to R01 applications. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5 and 10/5. See http://www.genome.gov/11508935 Email: cmcbride@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.172 Contact: Colleen McBride, National Human Genome Research Inst. 31 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-2073 301/594-6788

Effects of Secondhand Smoke on Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Diseases-Jun 05

 Program: Effects of Secondhand Smoke on Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NHLBI and NIEHS support research (R01) that proposes to better characterize the dose-response relationship between secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure and cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases by improving understanding of the mechanisms by which SHS contributes to these diseases. A wide range of research including animal and human laboratory studies and natural experiments resulting from home, workplace, and/or community changes in SHS exposure are consistent with this initiative. Annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 9/8/14. See NIH website Email: wiriley@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.837 Contact: William T. Riley, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute 6701 Rockledge Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-7936 301/435-0407

Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care-Jun 05

Program: Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NIH and NCCAM support research (R01; R03; R21) focused on palliative care in geriatric populations. Emphasis is on studies in a variety of settings including ambulatory care, hospitals (and specific sites within hospitals including specialty wards, intensive care units and emergency departments), assisted living facilities, and short- and long-term care facilities. Note: hospice and end-of-life settings are not included. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5; 6/5 and 10/5. Expires 1/8/17. See NIH website for R01 details. Email: basil.eldadah@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.279 Contact: Basil Eldadah, National Institute on Aging 7201 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD 20892-9205 301/496-6761

Behavioral and Social Research on Aging-Jun 05

Program: Behavioral and Social Research on Aging Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 BSR's research program supports investigator initiated research on social, behavioral, and economic research and research training on the processes of aging at both the individual and societal level. BSR fosters cross-disciplinary research, at multiple levels from genetics to cross- national comparative research, and at stages from basic through translational. Unsolicited applications accepted on any relevant topic. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. See http://www.nia.nih.gov/research/dbsr for more details. Email: jh735i@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.866 Contact: John Haaga, National Institute on Aging 7201 Wisconsin Ave., Room 533 Bethesda, MD 20892-9205 301/496-3131

Economic Costs of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias-Jun 05

Program: Economic Costs of Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports research (R01; R03; R21) on the economic costs of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related dementias, including direct and indirect costs to public and private health care payers, families and other informal caregivers, as well as labor market costs from reduced productivity or labor force participation.Topics could include future costs of AD/dementia to public insurance programs; dementia and out-of-pocket care costs; costs associated with informal care delivery; and variation of costs stage of AD severity (mild, moderate, severe). R01 annual deadlines 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 9/8/15. See NIH website for R01 details. CFDA Number:93.866 Contact: Colin Baker, National Institute on Aging 7201 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD 20892-9205 301/402-4447

Fatigability, Activity Limitations, and Bioenergetics in Aging-Jun 05

Program: Fatigability, Activity Limitations, and Bioenergetics in Aging Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NIA and the Office of Research on Women's Health support research (R01; R03; R21) on the role of specific bioenergetic factors in increased fatigability, reduced activity, and diminished sense of well-being in older persons; test the effects of interventions targeted at such factors on performance capabilities, functional status, and other outcomes that relate to quality of life; or develop and evaluate measures of fatigability applicable for observational and/or interventional studies. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 9/8/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-227.html for R01 details. Email: eldadahb@nia.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.866 Contact: Basil Eldadah, National Institute on Aging 7201 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD 20892-9205 301/496-6761

Implications of the Economic Downturn for Health, Wealth and Work at Older Ages-Jun 05

Program: Implications of the Economic Downturn for Health, Wealth & Work at Older Ages Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports research (R01) on short and long-term effects on decision-making throughout the life- course, particularly with respect to retirement and health outcomes in later life, caused by a variety of shocks that are individual-specific (e.g., health, layoff, divorce, death) or more broadly- based (e.g., economic downturns, high unemployment rates, natural disasters, war). In particular, NIA is interested in research that addresses the possible long-term effects of the recent economic downturn on health, family, savings and employment choices. Annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 1/8/15. See http://tinyurl.com/m8ksvzp Email: john.phillips@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.865 Contact: John W. R. Phillips, National Institute on Aging 7201 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD 20892-9205 301/496-3138

Juvenile Protective Factors and Their Effects on Aging-Jun 05

Program: Juvenile Protective Factors and Their Effects on Aging Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NIA & NICHD support research (R01; R03) that involves comparisons between post-natal dev. stages or pre- vs. post-maturational changes to identify potential juvenile protective factors & their effects on aging. Studies using in vitro models, lab animals or humans may be proposed. Juvenile protective factors are physiological factors that enhance certain functions across all or some stages of post-natal maturation, but diminish during transitions between developmental stages (e.g., infancy, adiposity rebound, adrenarche, puberty, growth cessation). Annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5. Expires 7/6/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-12-218.html for R01 details. CFDA Number:93.866 Contact: Chhanda Dutta, National Institute on Aging 7201 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD 20892-9205 301/983-3640

Research to Characterize and Reduce Stigma to Improve Health-Jun 05

Program: Research to Characterize and Reduce Stigma to Improve Health Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NIA, NCI, NHGRI, NIDCD, NIMH and NINDS suport research (R01; R03; R21) to characterize the role of stigma in health, life course development, and aging, both in the U.S. and globally, and to test interventions to prevent or reduce the impact of stigma at the individual, community, health care system, and policy levels. Also of interest is stigma's impact on physical and mental health, well- being, life course development, and aging. Each institute has specific interests to be addressed. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 9/8/16. See NIH website for R01 details and other contacts. Email: nielsenli@nia.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.866 Contact: Lis Nielsen, National Institute on Aging 7201 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD 20892 301/402-4156

Social and Behavioral Research on the Elderly in Disasters-Jun 05

Program: Social and Behavioral Research on the Elderly in Disasters Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NIA and NINR support research (R01; R03; R21) in the behavioral and social sciences on the consequences of natural and man-made disasters for the health and well-being of the elderly, with an ultimate goal of preventing or mitigating harmful consequences. Disasters include weather-related events, earthquakes, tsunamis, technological catastrophes, and pandemics. Also of interest: impact of neighborhood, household and family on survival, successful evacuation and resettlement or relocation of the elderly. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 9/8/14. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-11-263.html for R01 details. CFDA Number:93.866 Contact: John G. Haaga, National Institute on Aging 7201 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD 20892-9205 301/496-3131

Alcohol Abuse, Sleep Disorders and Circadian Rhythms-Jun 05

 Program: Alcohol Abuse, Sleep Disorders and Circadian Rhythms Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports research applications (R01; R21) proposing to conduct mechanistic studies in humans and animal models on the relationships between alcohol abuse, circadian rhythms and sleep disorders with the ultimate goal of improved understanding of the causes of and treatments for alcoholism. NIAAA strongly encourages collaborative efforts between experts in circadian and/or sleep research and established alcohol investigators to facilitate the development of proposals incorporating both areas of research. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 5/8/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-177.html for R01 details. CFDA Number: 93.273 Contact: Lindsey Grandison, Nat Inst on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism 5635 Fishers Lane Bethesda, MD 20892 301/443-0606

Effects of Adolescent Binge Drinking on Brain Development-Jun 05

Program: Effects of Adolescent Binge Drinking on Brain Development Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports research (R01; R21) proposing to conduct mechanistic studies on the effects of adolescent binge alcohol consumption on synaptic maturation and myelin formation in the developing brain. The long-term consequences of adolescent binge drinking for maturation of brain structure and function remain poorly understood. Studies examining the trajectory of ethanol-related effects from adolescence through adulthood are particularly encouraged. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 1/8/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-027.html for R01 details. Email: baizerl@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.273 Contact: Lawrence Baizer, Nat Inst on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism 5635 Fishers Lane Bethesda, MD 20892-9304 301/443-9334

Effects of In Utero Alcohol Exposure on Adult Health and Disease-Jun 05

  Program: Effects of In Utero Alcohol Exposure on Adult Health and Disease Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports research (R01; R21) on how prenatal alcohol exposure may contribute to the etiology of chronic diseases and health conditions later in life. Goal is to stimulate a broad range of research to leverage existing prospective birth cohorts to define the role of maternal alcohol consumption in the developmental origins of health and disease process; investigate biological, cellular and molecular mechanisms by which prenatal alcohol exposure may impact disease outcomes later in life; and identify biomarkers. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 5/8/16. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-291.html for R01 details. CFDA Number:93.173 Contact: William Dunty, NIAAA 5635 Fishers Lane Bethesda, MD 20892-9304 301/443-7351

Health Determinants and Consequences of Violence, Particularly Firearm Violence-Jun 05

Program: Health Determinants & Consequences of Violence, Particularly Firearm Violence Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NIAAA and several NIH institutes support research (R01; R03; R21) at the individual, family and community level, including efficacy trials of interventions based on evidence from basic and translational studies, and research to identify the best ways to disseminate and implement evidence- based interventions in real-world settings. Particular consideration given to applications that focus on the various types of firearms violence (homicide, suicide, youth and gang-related, intimate partner). Expires 1/8/17. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-363.html for R01 details and other contacts. Email: rfreeman@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Robert C. Freeman, Nat Inst of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism 6130 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892 301/443-8820

Mechanisms of Alcohol and Nicotine Co-Addiction-Jun 05

 Program: Mechanisms of Alcohol and Nicotine Co- Addiction Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NIAAA and NIDA support research (R01; R21) to examine mechanisms contributing to concurrent alcohol and nicotine dependence. The purpose is to promote research to study neurobiological and behavioral mechanisms of dependence and how alcohol and nicotine use interact through these mechanisms to promote dependence. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 9/8/16. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-194.html for R01 details. Email: igrakalic@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.273 Contact: Ivana Grakalic, Nat. Inst. On Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism 5635 Fishers Lane Bethesda, MD 20852-9304 301/443-7600

New Digital Media Use for Underage Drinking, Drinking Related Behaviors-Jun 05

Program: New Digital Media Use for Underage Drinking, Drinking-Related Behaviors Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports research (R01; R21) focused on whether, and how, heavy involvement in new digital media usage, particularly social media and social networking sites (SNSs), may influence adolescent alcohol use and drinking patterns, as well as drinking-related problems. Also encourages applications that explore ways in which new digital media may be utilized as platforms for preventive interventions aimed at underage drinking and related problems. And also interested in the role SNSs might play in promoting alcohol screening among college students. Expires 9/8/16. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-262.html for R01 details. CFDA Number:93.273 Contact: Robert C. Freeman, Nat Inst on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism 5635 Fishers Lane Bethesda, MD 20892-9304 301/443-8820

Nutrition and Alcohol-Related Health Outcomes-Jun 05

Program: Nutrition and Alcohol-Related Health Outcomes Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NIAAA, NCI and the Office of Dietary Supplements support research (R01; R03; R21) to examine associations between nutrition and alcohol-related health outcomes in humans and animal models. The goal is to stimulate a broad range of research on the role of nutrition in the development, prevention, and treatment of a variety of alcohol- related health outcomes including alcohol dependence and psychiatric co-morbidities, chronic and acute diseases, and organ function and damage. Expires 5/8/17. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-359.html for R01details. Email: rbreslow@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.273 Contact: Rosalind Breslow, Nat Inst of Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism 5635 Fishers Lane Bethesda, MD 20892-9304 301/594-6231

Program for Extramural/Intramural Alcohol Research Collaborations-Jun 05

Program: Program for Extramural/Intramural Alcohol Research Collaborations Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports cooperative agreements (U01) between extramural alcohol researchers and NIAAA intramural scientists. Goal is to bring together the research expertise (e.g. treatment, recovery, prevention, neuroscience, behavior, metabolism, health effects) that would not otherwise be possible by the same individuals working in isolation. For details on NIAAA's intramural labs, see http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/research/division- intramural-clinical-and-biological-research. Annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 5/8/16. See PA at: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-133.html Email: sradaeva@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.273 Contact: Svetlana Radaeva, NIAAA 5635 Fishers Lane Bethesda, MD 20892-9304 301/443-1189

Screening and Brief Alcohol Interventions in Underage and Young Adult Populations -Jun 05

Program: Screening & Brief Alcohol Interventions in Underage & Young Adult Populations Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports research (R01; R03; R21) on screening and brief interventions to prevent and/or reduce underage drinking and hazardous young adult drinking. Of interest: strategies to improve screening methods for youth at high risk for alcohol-related problems; novel or modified evidence-based brief prevention interventions; and examining individual, peer, familial, community, cultural or other contexts (e.g., health care settings) that affect adoption, implementation & outcomes of screening measures or brief interventions. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 1/8/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-031.html for R01 details. CFDA Number:93.866 Contact: Mariela C. Shirley, Nat. Inst. On Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism 5635 Fishers Lane Bethesda, MD 20892-9304 301/443-9787

Functions of Skeletal Muscle beyond Contraction-Jun 05

Program: Functions of Skeletal Muscle beyond Contraction Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NIAMS, NIA and NIDDK support research (R01; R21) to study the spectrum of activities of skeletal muscle in health and disease that are beyond its role in contraction and locomotion. These activities include endocrine and paracrine functions of skeletal muscle, resting muscle thermogenesis, sensing of biomechanical stimuli, storing amino acids, regulating systemic metabolism. The expectation is that new knowledge could have a positive impact on common diseases and disorders such as cachexia, obesity, diabetes and sarcopenia. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 9/8/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-208.html for R01 details. CFDA Number:93.846 Contact: Amanda Boyce, NIAMS 31 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-2350 301/594-5055

Bioengineering Research Grant (BRG) program-Jun 05

Program: Bioengineering Research Grant (BRG) program Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NIBIB and many NIH institutes support collaborations (R01; R21) between the life and physical sciences that apply a multidisciplinary bioengineering approach to the solution of a biomedical problem; and integrate, optimize, validate, translate or otherwise accelerate the adoption of promising tools, methods and techniques for a specific research or clinical problem in basic, translational, or clinical science and practice. Integrates principles from fields such as physics, mathematics, chemistry, computer sciences & engineering. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 5/8/16. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-137.html CFDA Number:93.286 Contact: Christine Kelley, Nat Inst of Biomed Imaging & Bioengnring 6707 Democracy Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892-5477 301/451-4778

Healthy Habits: Developing Healthy Behaviors in Children and Adolescents-Jun 05

Program: Healthy Habits: Developing Healthy Behaviors in Children and Adolescents Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NICHD and many other institutes support research (R01; R03; R21) to identify mechanisms of influence and/or promote positive sustainable health behavior(s) in children and youth (birth to age 18). Interests include: effective, sustainable processes for influencing young people to make healthy behavior choices; identification of the appropriate stage of influence for learning sustainable lifelong health behaviors; and the role of technology and new media. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 9/8/14. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-11-327.html for R01 details. Email: espositl@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.865 Contact: Layla Esposito, NICHD 6100 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892-7510 301/435-6888

Mathematical Cognition/Reasoning and Prevention of Math Learning Disabilities -Jun 05

Program: Mathematical Cognition/Reasoning and Prevention of Math Learning Disabilities Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports research (R01; R03; R21) on the cognitive, neuroplasticity, genetic and environmental factors involved in math learning and learning disabilities. Objectives include: critical biological, cognitive and behavioral components necessary for normal development of mathematical cognitive abilities and reasoning; and biological, cognitive, environmental and behavioral factors that contribute to or restrict developmental plasticity of mathematical cognitive abilities. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 1/8/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-248.html for R01 details. Email: KMK@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.865 Contact: Kathy Mann Koepke, NICHD 6100 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892 301/435-6855

Research on Emergency Medical Services for Children-Jun 05

Program: Research on Emergency Medical Services for Children Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NICHD and NIMH support research (R01; R21) related to emergency medical services for children, the goal being to reduce morbidity and mortality in children through improved care delivery. Interests include: prevention research to reduce need for emergency care; clinical research to ensure children receive high-quality and appropriate health care in an emergency; health systems research;and methodological studies to improve the quality of research conducted. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 5/8/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-141.html for R01 details. Email: lh179r@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.865 Contact: Lynne Haverkos, Nat Inst of Child Health & Human Develop 6100 Executive Blvd. Bethesda, MD 20892-5460 301/435-6881

Research on the Health of LGBTI Populations-Jun 05

Program: Research on the Health of LGBTI Populations Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NICHD and many NIH institutes support research (R01; R03; R21) to highlight lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI), and related populations. Of special interest is research on how sexual orientation and gender identity influence health, perceptions and expectations about health, health behaviors, and barriers and access to health-related services. Also of interest, is how the household and family structures of LGBTI individuals influence the health, development, and well-being of children in these households and families. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 5/8/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-111.html for R01 details. CFDA Number:93.865 Contact: Susan Newcomer, NICHD 6100 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892 301/435-6981

School Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies-Jun 05

Program: School Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NICHD, NCI, NHLBI and OBSSR support research (R01; R03; R21) to: evaluate how policies (federal, state, school district level) can influence school physical activity and nutrition environments, youths' behaviors and weight outcomes; understand how schools implement these policies and examine influences on adoption and implementation at various levels; and understand effect of school nutrition and physical activity polices on the home and community environment and body weight. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/05. Expires 5/8/16. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/PA-files/PA-13-100.html for R01 details. Email: espositl@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.865 Contact: Layla Esposito, Nat Inst of Child Health & Human Devel. 6701 Democracy Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892 301/435-6888

Behavioral and Integrative Treatment Development Program-Jun 05

Program: Behavioral & Integrative Treatment Development Program Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NIDA, NIAAA, NCCAM and OBSSR support research (R01; R03; R34) on the development and testing of behavioral and integrative treatments for drug and alcohol abuse and dependence.The term "behavioral treatments" includes psychotherapies, cognitive, relapse prevention, remediative, rehabilitative, skills training, counseling, family and exercise therapies. Integrative refers to combinations with other treatments, including medications or complementary and alternative treatments. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 1/8/16. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-077.html for R01 details and other contacts. Email: Lisa_Onken@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.279 Contact: Lisa Onken, National Institute on Drug Abuse 6001 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892-9593 301/443-2235

Drug Abuse Dissertation Research-Jun 16

Program: Drug Abuse Dissertation Research Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 16, 2014 Provides students with grant-in-aid support (R36) tto support drug abuse doctoral dissertation research in NIDA areas of priority: http://www.drugabuse.gov/funding/funding- priorities Areas of focus include research on basic and clinical neuroscience and behavior, developmental trajectories, epidemiology, prevention, treatment, services, and/or women and sex/gender differences. Annual deadlines: 2/16, 6/16, 10/16. Expires 5/8/16. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-182.html Email: jessica_chambers@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.279 Contact: Jessica Chambers, National Institute on Drug Abuse 6001 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892-9593 301/443-2237

Epidemiology of Drug Abuse-Jun 05

Program: Epidemiology of Drug Abuse Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports research (R01; R03; R21) to enhance understanding of the nature, extent, distribution, etiology and consequences of drug use (includes tobacco), abuse and addiction across individuals, families, communities and diverse population groups. Program encourages applications that address multiple levels of causation, reflecting the breadth of epidemiology research (e.g., interplay among genetic, environmental and developmental factors, or how aspects of social environments affect health outcomes). R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 9/8/14. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-11-230.html for R01 details. CFDA Number:93.279 Contact: Marsha F. Lopez, National Institute on Drug Abuse 6001 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892 301/443-6504

Neuroscience Research on Drug Abuse-Jun 05

Program: Neuroscience Research on Drug Abuse Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports research (R01; R03; R21) to understand the neurobiological mechanisms underlying drug abuse and addiction, with special emphasis on changes that occur during chronic drug use, withdrawal and relapse. An understanding of basic mechanisms underlying drug addiction can help to identify targets for prevention and treatment interventions.Approaches sought: Developmental; Cellular, Molecular, and Genetic ; Circuit-level; Behavioral; Tools and Reagents; and Computational Modeling and Secondary Data Analysis. Expires 1/8/17. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-338.html for R01 details. CFDA Number:93.279 Contact: Nancy S Pilotte, National Institute on Drug Abuse 6001 Executive Blvd Bethesda, MD 20892-9593 301/435-1317

NIDA: Imaging - Science Track Award for Research Transition (I/START)-Jun 16

Program: NIDA: Imaging - Science Track Award for Research Transition (I/START) Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 16, 2014 Supports small grants (R03) to facilitate the entry of investigators to the area of brain imaging/clinical neurobiology and drug abuse research, including both new and established investigators seeking to adopt neuroimaging methodologies in their research programs. Program intended to generate preliminary drug abuse brain imaging data. Funding is limited to one year at up to $150,000 and is non-renewable. Annual deadlines: 2/16, 6/16, 10/16. Expires 1/8/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-12-066.html Email: sgrant@nida.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.279 Contact: Steven Grant, National Institute on Drug Abuse 6001 Executive Blvd Bethesda, MD 20892-9593 301/443-4877

Prescription Drug Abuse-Jun 05

Program: Prescription Drug Abuse Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports research (R01; R21) to examine the factors contributing to prescription drug abuse; to characterize the adverse medical, mental health and social consequences associated with prescription drug abuse; and to develop effective prevention and service delivery approaches and behavioral and pharmacological treatments. All classes of prescription drugs with high abuse liability are of interest, including analgesics, stimulants, sedative/hypnotics and anxiolytics. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 1/8/16. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-015.html for R01 details. Email: dthomas1@nida.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.279 Contact: Dave Thomas, National Institute on Drug Abuse 6001 Executive Blvd Bethesda, MD 20892 301/435-1313

NIDCD Research on Hearing Health Care-Jun 05

  Program: NIDCD Research on Hearing Health Care Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports research (R01) leading to accessible and affordable hearing health care (HHC). Emphasis is on the acquisition of knowledge that can be rapidly translated into new or enhanced approaches for access, assessment or interventions with a goal to delivering better hearing health care outcomes. Applications should seek quality approaches that are effective, affordable and deliverable to those who need them as well as implementable and sustainable in settings beyond the research environment. Expires 5/8/17. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-091.html Email: donahuea@nidcd.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.173 Contact: Amy Donahue, Nat Inst on Deafness & Other Comm Disorders 6120 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892-7180 301/402-3458

Improving Diet and Physical Activity Assessment-Jun 05

Program: Improving Diet and Physical Activity Assessment Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NIDDK and several other NIH institutes support research (R01; R21) to enhance the quality of measurements of dietary intake and physical activity. Interests include: novel assessment approaches; better methods to evaluate instruments; assessment tools for culturally diverse populations or various age groups; improved technology or applications of existing technology; or integrated measurement of diet and physical activity along with the environmental context of such behaviors. Alternating standard R01 receipt dates. Expires 9/8/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-12-198.html Email: evansmary@niddk.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.864 Contact: Mary Evans, NIDDK 6707 Democracy Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892-5450 301/594-4578

NIDDK Exploratory/Developmental Clinical Research Grants in Obesity-Jun 16

Program: NIDDK Exploratory/Developmental Clinical Research Grants in Obesity Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 16, 2014 NIDDK and a few other NIH instittutes support exploratory/developmental research (R21) to accelerate the development of effective interventions for prevention or treatment of overweight or obesity in adults and/or children. Epidemiological research is encouraged. Emphasis is on the development of exploratory clinical studies, pilot and feasibility studies, or small randomized clinical trials that will provide preliminary data for intervention and epidemiological studies. Annual deadlines: 2/16, 6/16, 10/16. Expires 5/8/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-179.html Email: kuczmarskir@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.847 Contact: Robert J. Kuczmarski, NIDDK 6707 Democracy Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892-5454 301/451-8354

Obesity Policy Evaluation Research-Jun 05

Program: Obesity Policy Evaluation Research Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NIDDK, NHLBI, NIA, NCI, NICHD and OBSSR support evaluations (R01) of the effectiveness of programs and/or policies that are being or will be implemented to influence obesity related behaviors (e.g., dietary intake, physical activity, or sedentary behavior) and/or weight outcomes in an effort to prevent or reduce obesity. Examples might include programs implemented at worksites, healthcare organizations, after-school or summer programs. Not intended to support the initiation and delivery of new programs. Annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 5/8/16. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-110.html Email: ch514c@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.847 Contact: Christine M. Hunter, NIDDK 6707 Democracy Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892 301/594-4728

Role of Environmental Chemical Exposures in the Development of Obesity-Jun 05

Program: Role of Environmental Chemical Exposures in the Development of Obesity Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NIEHS, NICHD and NIDDK support research (R01; R21) to understand the role of environmental chemical exposures in the development of obesity, type 2 diabetes and/or metabolic syndrome. Applications must link an environmental exposure to increased incidence of weight gain, glucose tolerance/insulin sensitivity & aspects of metabolic syndrome. The most sensitive time for exposures to affect the disease outcomes will be during development e.g. in utero and/or neonatal or early childhood. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 9/8/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-185.html for R01 details. CFDA Number: 93.113 Contact: Jerrold Heindel, NIEHS PO Box 12233 Resrch Triangle Park, NC 27709-2233 919/541-0781

Transition to Independent Environmental Health Research (TIEHR) Career Development-Jun 12

Program: Transition to Independent Environmental Health Research (TIEHR) Career Dev Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 12, 2014 Award (K22) is a three-year bridge scholar development program for newly independent faculty who intend to pursue careers in environmental health sciences research. At the end of the career development period candidates are expected to demonstrate they can successfully compete for research funding in the environmental health sciences. Applicants must be within three years of their first independent faculty position at the time of submission. Must also have independent research space and resources at their institution. Annual deadlines: 2/12, 6/12, 10/12. Expires 5/8/17. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-188.html Email: Shreffl1@niehs.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.279 Contact: Carol Shreffler, NIEHS 6001 Executive Blvd Bethesda, MD 20892-7180 919/541-1445

Collaborations with National Centers for Biomedical Computing-Jun 05

Program: Collaborations with National Centers for Biomedical Computing Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NIGMS and many NIH institutes support research (R01) from individual investigators or small groups to collaborate with the NIH Common Fund for Medical Research National Centers for Biomedical Computing. Partnerships should be highly interactive with computational scientists working with biomedical or behavioral researchers to develop the tools while the biologists validate these tools and provide feedback for the next generation of tools. Annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 1/8/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-12-001.html for details and other contacts. Email: lysterp@nigms.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.113 Contact: Peter Lyster, Nat Inst of General Medical Sciences 45 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-6200 301/451-6446

Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD)-May 01

Program: Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: May 01, 2014 Supports research education projects (R25) to develop new or expand existing institutional developmental programs from institutions that confer the baccalaureate and/or doctoral degree in biomedical and/or behavioral science fields, have a demonstrated commitment to encourage students and investigators from underrepresented backgrounds, and have a research-intensive environment. Institutions supported by SCORE or RISE programs are not eligible to apply. Limited submission: one app per institution. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-121.html for details. Email: Daniel.Janes@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.859 Contact: Daniel E. Janes, NIGMS 45 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-6200 301/594-0943

Modeling Social Behavior-Jun 05

 Program: Modeling Social Behavior Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Manyl NIH institutes support research (R01) to develop and test theories and computational, mathematical, or engineering approaches to deepen understanding of complex social behavior. Of interest are applications that build transdisciplinary teams of scientists spanning a broad range of expertise. Teams should include investigators with expertise in the behavioral or social sciences as well as in computational and systems modeling. (computer science, mathematics, engineering, or other systems sciences). Expires 1/8/17. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-374.html Email: marcusst@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.273 Contact: Stephen E. Marcus, Nat Inst of General Medical Sciences 45 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-6200 301/594-2987

Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE)-May 28

Program: Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: May 28, 2014 Supports research education grants (R25) focused on developing new or expanding existing institutional developmental programs designed to academically and scientifically prepare underrepresented (UR) students in the biomedical or behavioral sciences for competitive research careers. Eligibility: campuses with a historical mission of educating UR students or that can document the campus' record of recruiting, retaining and graduating UR students. Limited submission: one app per campus. Annual deadline: 5/28. Expires 5/29/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-196.html Email: broughtonrs@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.375 Contact: Robin S. Broughton, Nat. Institute Of General Medical Sciences 45 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-6200 301/594-3900

Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science Research-Jun 05

Program: Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science Research Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports investigator-initiated research in basic neuroscience, genetics, behavioral science, resource development, technology development, drug discovery and research dissemination. High priority areas: biological functions of genes; cognitive, affect, stress and motivational processes and their interaction and role in mental disorders; and mechanisms (genetic, biological, behavioral, environmental) of social behavior. Accepts applications on any relevant topic. Call to discuss. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. See http://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/organization/dnbbs/index.shtml Email: lbrady@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.242 Contact: Linda Brady, National Institute of Mental Health 6001 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892-9637 301/443-3563

Psychosocial/Behavioral Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders-Jun 16

Program: Psychosocial/Behavioral Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 16, 2014 NIMH, NICHD and NIDCD support exploratory research (R34) on psychosocial/behavioral treatments and innovative services research for autism spectrum disorders (ASD), including development of instruments to evaluate the impact of interventions, and comorbid symptomatology. ASD share a cluster of impairments in reciprocal social interaction, communication and the presence of stereotyped behavior or activities. Program is designed to support the initial development of a clinical trial or establishment of the research team. Annual deadlines: 2/16, 6/16, 10/16. Expires 9/8/14. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-11-283.html CFDA Number:93.242 Contact: Lisa Gilotty, National Institute of Mental Health 6001 Executive Blvd Bethesda, MD 20892-9637 301/443-3825

Research on Autism Spectrum Disorders-Jun 05

Program: Research on Autism Spectrum Disorders Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NIMH and many NIH institutes support research (R01; R03; R21) designed to study the etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment and optimal means of service delivery in relation to autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Basic research into the pathophysiology of ASD, including research on brain mechanisms & genetics, is of special interest. Program intended to support research goals of the Strategic Plan for ASD Research. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 5/8/16. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-216.html for R01details. Email: gilottyl@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.242 Contact: Lisa Gilotty, National Institute of Mental Health 6001 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892-9617 301/443-3825

Research on Psychopathology In Intellectual Disabilities-Jun 05

Program: Research on Psychopathology In Intellectual Disabilities Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports research (R01) designed to understand the epidemiology, etiology, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders, including emotional and behavioral problems, in persons of any age with intellectual disabilities. Both basic research into the pathogenesis of mental disorders among individuals with intellectual disabilities and studies aimed at clinical diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, and service delivery are of interest. Autism research will not be supported. Annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 5/8/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-219.html Email: gilottyl@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.242 Contact: Lisa Gilotty, National Institute of Mental Health 6001 Executive Blvd Bethesda, MD 20892-9659 301/443-3825

Neurological Disorders and Stroke Research-Jun 05

Program: Neurological Disorders and Stroke Research Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NINDS is the leading supporter of biomedical research on disorders of the brain and nervous system, and funds unsolicited (investigator- initiated) research on disorders of youth (cerebral palsy, epilepsy, learning disabilities); in adulthood (head and spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, brain tumors); and in old age (stroke, Huntington's, Parkinson's, dementia). Programs include: Channels, Synapses and Neural Circuits; Neural Environment; Neurodegeneration; Neurogenetics; Repair and Plasticity; and Systems and Cognitive Neuroscience. See http://www.ninds.nih.gov/funding/areas/index.htm for details. Email: rf45c@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.854 Contact: Robert Finkelstein, Director, Div. of Extramural Research NINDS 6001 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892 301/496-9248

Community Partnerships to Advance Research-Jun 25

Program: Community Partnerships to Advance Research Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 25, 2014 Supports research (R15; R01; R21) that focuses on partnering with communities using Community Engaged Research methodologies that will enhance relationships leading to better interventions and positive health outcomes. Collaborators may be engaged in health promotion/prevention, clinical or intervention research. The R15 program supports partnerships from campuses that don't receive much NIH funding but have good working relationships with their community health organizations. Projects must include students. Expires 5/8/17. The R01 and R21 have different goals and deadlines. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-14-140.html for R15 details. CFDA Number:93.173 Contact: Donna Jo McCloskey, National Institute of Nursing Research Bethesda, MD 20892 301/594-5971

Environmental Exposures and Health: Exploration of Non-Traditional Settings -Jun 05

  Program: Environmental Exposures and Health: Exploration of Non-Traditional Settings Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NINR and NIEHS support research (R01; R21) to promote health, limit symptoms and disease and reduce health disparities in children and older adults living or spending time in non-traditional settings (e.g., community centers, churches, daycare, home-based schools, or dormitories). These settings result in exposure to environmental pollutants that result in health risks, symptoms, and other health conditions/diseases including lower respiratory diseases, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and cardiovascular diseases. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 1/8/16. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-133.html for R01 details. CFDA Number:93.361 Contact: Karen Huss, National Institute of Nursing Research 6701 Democracy Blvd. Bethesda, MD 20892-4870 301/594-5970

Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males-Jun 05

Program: Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority Males Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NINR and NIDDK support projects (R01; R21) that propose to stimulate and expand research in the health of minority men. Specific interests are to enhance understanding of the numerous factors (e.g., sociodemographic, community, societal, personal) influencing the health promoting behaviors of racial and ethnic minority males and their subpopulations age 21 and older across the life cycle; and focus on development and testing of culturally and linguistically appropriate health- promoting interventions. Expires 9/8/16. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-328.html for R01 details. Email: cottonp@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.361 Contact: Paul A. Cotton, National Institute of Nursing Research 6701 Democracy Blvd Bethesda, MD 20892 301/402.6423

Innovative Measurement Tools for Community Engaged Research Efforts-Jun 05

Program: Innovative Measurement Tools for Community Engaged Research Efforts Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports research (R01; R21) to develop innovative measurement tools for community engaged research efforts, such as community-based participatory, community-based, and practice-based research, that are regarded as valid approaches to prevent disease and promote health. The goal is to develop valid and reliable tools that measure effective engagement when working with communities. Annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 9/8/16. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-209.html for R01 details. Email: mccloskd@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.879 Contact: Donna Jo McCloskey, National Institute of Nursing Research 6701 Democracy Blvd Bethesda, MD 20892 301/594-5971

Mechanisms, Models, Measurement, and Management in Pain Research-Jun 05

Program: Mechanisms, Models, Measurement, & Management in Pain Research Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NINR and many NIH institutes support research (R01; R03; R21) on all conditions in which pain is a prominent feature. Of interest are diseases, such as cancer, that of themselves or their treatment may result in pain. Many primary conditions, whether acute (such as injury), recurring (such as migraine), or chronic (such as arthritis) are significantly complicated by co-morbid pain disorders. Topics include inflammatory pain, back pain, fibromyalgia, and pain at the end of life. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 5/8/16. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-118.html for R01 details and other contacts. Email: mardens@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.361 Contact: Susan Marden, National Institute of Nursing Research 6701 Democracy Blvd. Bethesda, MD 20892-5450 301/496-9623

mHealth Tools to Promote Effective Patient-Provider Communication -Jun 05

  Program: mHealth Tools to Promote Effective Patient- Provider Communication Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 NINR, NICHD and the Office of Dietary Supplements support research (R01; R03; R21) using Mobile Health (mHealth) tools aimed at improving the effective patient-provider communication, and adherence to treatment and self-management of chronic diseases in underserved populations. With the rapid expansion of cellular networks and advancements in Smartphone technologies, it is now possible, and affordable, to transmit patient data digitally from remote areas to specialists in urban areas, as well as receive real-time feedback. R01 annual deadlines: 2/5, 6/5, 10/5. Expires 9/8/14. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-11-330.html for R01 details. CFDA Number:93.361 Contact: Paul Cotton, National Institute of Nursing Research 6701 Democracy Blvd Bethesda, MD 20892-9551 301/402-6423

Prevention and Management of Symptoms in Chronic Illness-Jun 25

Program: Prevention and Management of Symptoms in Chronic Illness Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Jun 25, 2014 NINR and NCI support research (R15; R01; R21), including the AREA program, that seeks to update randomized control trial design using novel research methods that are practical, innovative and hold promise for producing more effective outcomes. Interests include: interventions using innovative methodological designs to address the challenge of varied treatment responses across patients; comparative effectiveness of interventions using different methodological designs; and new methods and/or improvement upon current methods for developing and testing optimal interventions. Expires 5/8/16. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-66.html for R15 details. CFDA Number:93.361 Contact: Susan Marden, National Institute of Nursing Research 6701 Democracy Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892 301/496-9623

National League for Nursing
Nursing Education Research Grants-Jun 01

Program: Nursing Education Research Grants Agency: National League for Nursing Next Deadline: Jun 01, 2014 NLN is the leader in advancing the science of nursing education, furthering the scholarship of teaching and promoting evidence-based nursing education. Focus is on building links between practice and education, developing rigorous research designs and creating leadership opportunities for faculty and nursing education research scholars. Programs include NLN Nursing Education Research Grants (deadline: 2/20/14)); Doctoral Dissertation Award (2/20/14); and Sigma Theta Tau International grants (6/1/14). Individual or institutional membership in NLN required. See http://www.nln.org/researchgrants/index.htm for details. Email: research@nln.org CFDA Number: Contact: Victoria Kaminsky, Program Officer 61 Broadway 33rd Floor New York, NY 10006 212/812-0333

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
MSI Partnerships with Community-Based Organizations (MSI/CBO)-Apr 16

Program: MSI Partnerships with Community-Based Organizations (MSI/CBO) Agency: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Next Deadline: Apr 16, 2014 Supports projects at an HBCU, HSI, AANAPISIs or Tribal College or University that prevent and reduce substance abuse (SA) and transmission of HIV/AIDS among African-American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian/Alaska Native young adults (ages 18- 24) on campus. Awardees are also expected to partner with one or more community-based organizations to provide integrated SA and HIV prevention programs to minority young adults in the surrounding communities. In FY 14, $6.8 million is available for 23 awards of up to $300,000/yr, See http://beta.samhsa.gov/grants/grant-announcements/sp-14-005 Email: Wilma.pinnock@samhsa.hhs.gov CFDA Number:93.243 Contact: Wilma A.Pinnock, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention 1 Choke Cherry Road Rockville, MD 20857 240/276-2421

U.S. Department of Agriculture
AFRI: Childhood Obesity Prevention-Apr 17

Program: AFRI: Childhood Obesity Prevention Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture Next Deadline: Apr 17, 2014 Program areas designed to achieve the long-term outcome of reducing the prevalence of obesity among children and adolescents 2-19 years. A successful project should include all three functions of the agricultural knowledge system (i.e., research, education and extension) within a project, focused around a problem or issue. Deadline refers to required LOI. See http://nifa.usda.gov/fo/childhoodobesityafri.cfm for details. Email: dnchester@nifa.usda.gov CFDA Number:10.310 Contact: Deirdra Chester, National Program Leader National Institute of Food and Agriculture 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20250 202/401-5178

Children, Youth & Families at Risk (CYFAR) Sustainable Community Projects-Apr 11

 Program: Children, Youth & Families at Risk (CYFAR) Sustainable Community Projects Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture Next Deadline: Apr 11, 2014 Supports projects to improve the quality and quantity of comprehensive community-based programs for at-risk children, youth, and families. Program supports land-grant and Cooperative Extension Systems so that, in collaboration with other organizations, they can develop and deliver educational programs that equip youth who are at risk for not meeting basic human needs with the skills they need to lead positive, productive, and contributing lives. See website for details. Email: bwilliams@nifa.usda.gov CFDA Number:10.500 Contact: Bonita Williams, Program Officer National Institute of Food and Agriculture 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20250-2225 202/ 720-3566

                                     

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American Astronomical Society
International Travel Grants-Jun 06

  Program: International Travel Grants Agency: American Astronomical Society Next Deadline: Jun 06, 2014 Provides funding for airline travel for individuals at U.S. institutions to travel to international science meetings, International Astronomical Union General Assemblies, and contemporaneous symposia. Grants are targeted for (in priority order) early- career scientists, scientists from smaller institutions or from under-served populations, or for scientists whose participation at the meeting is important for U.S. visibility. Funds may not be requested for any AAS or AAS divisional meeting. January deadline is for meetings between 3/1/14- 8/31/14. June deadline is for meetings between 9/1/14-2/28/15. See http://aas.org/grants/itg.php for details. Email: kifle@aas.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Asfaw Kifle, Staff Accountant (ext. 103) 2000 Florida Avenue, NW Suite 400 Washington, DC 20009-1231 202/328-2010

Dreyfus Foundation
Special Grant Program in the Chemical Sciences-Jun 05

Program: Special Grant Program in the Chemical Sciences Agency: Dreyfus Foundation Next Deadline: Jun 05, 2014 Supports innovative projects to increase public awareness, understanding and appreciation of the chemical sciences; innovative approaches to chemistry education at all levels; and efforts to make chemistry careers more attractive. Research proposals and faculty, postdoctoral, and graduate student salaries are not customarily considered. Excessive travel budgets are discouraged. Deadline refers to required LOIs. See website for updates. Email: mcardillo@dreyfus.org. CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Mark Cardillo, Executive Director 555 Madison Avenue 20th Floor New York, NY 10022-3301 212/753-1760

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Keystone Initiative Grants-Jun 02

Program: Keystone Initiative Grants Agency: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Next Deadline: Jun 02, 2014 Typically provides between $20,000 and $200,000 in matching funds (at least a 1:1 non-federal match is required, and most competitive proposals have at least a 2:1 match) to conserve and restore fish, birds, marine and coastal life, and wildlife and habitat. Specific goals and strategies are identified for each area and the foundation expects measurable outcomes. Contact regional offices prior to submission. Annual deadlines: 6/2, 11/5 (required pre-proposals). See http://www.nfwf.org/whatwedo/programs/Pages/business-plan-application.aspx and http://www.nfwf.org/results/Pages/business-plans.aspx for details. Email: Eliza.Brandell@nfwf.org or info@nfwf.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Eliza Brandell, Program Office 1133 15th Street, NW Suite 1100 Washington, DC 20005 202/595-2474

Sea Turtle Conservation Fund-Jun 02


Program: Sea Turtle Conservation Fund Agency: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Next Deadline: Jun 02, 2014 Supports sea turtle research and conservation in these areas: increase usage of turtle excluder devices both domestic and abroad and implementation of other known bycatch reduction methods; prioritize and assess potential bycatch and unsustainable harvest hotspots for the NA loggerhead and Caribbean hawksbill populations; and develop strategies on priority nesting beaches to reduce adult harvest to zero and nest mortality to less than 10 percent. Deadlines refer to required pre-proposals. Foundation verified 6/2/14 deadline and said updated RFP expected in April. See http://www.nfwf.org/seaturtles/Pages/home.aspx for updates. Email: pico@nfwf.org CFDA Number: Contact: Michelle Pico, Program Director 1133 15th Street, NW Suite 1100 Washington, DC 20005 262/567-0601


National Science Foundation
Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education (NUE) in Engineering-May 27

Program: Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education (NUE) in Engineering Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: May 27, 2014 Supports projects that integrate nanoscale science, engineering, and technology into undergraduate curricula. Focus is on nanoscale engineering education with relevance to devices and systems and/or the societal, ethical, economic, and environmental issues relevant to nanotechnology. Limited submission: one application per institution as lead; a second proposal may be submitted as lead institution if focused on societal, ethical, economic, and/or environmental issues relevant to nanotechnology. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13656 for details. Email: mpoats@nsf.gov CFDA Number:47.076 Contact: Mary Poats, Program Manager 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-5357

Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SI2)-Jun 27

Program: Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SI2) Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Jun 27, 2014 SI2 is a long-term investment focused on catalyzing new thinking, paradigms, and practices in developing and using software to understand natural, human, and engineered systems. Supports three classes of awards: Scientific Software Elements (SSE), Scientific Software Integration (SSI) and Scientific Software Innovation Institutes (SSI2). Current competition is for SSE (deadline: 3/17/14) and SSI (deadline: 6/27/14). See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504865 for details. Email: dkatz@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Daniel Katz, Program Director 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22301 703/292-2254

Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)-Jun 02

Program: Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Jun 02, 2014 Supports engineered systems built from and dependent upon the synergy of computational and physical components. Emerging CPS will be coordinated, distributed and connected, and must be robust and responsive. Examples include the smart electric grid, smart transportation, smart buildings, smart medical technologies, next- generation air traffic management and advanced manufacturing. Three types of programs are considered: Breakthrough ($500,000); Synergy ($1 million) and Frontiers ($1million-$7 million). After 6/14, deadline will be Dec 1-15. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503286 Email: dcorman@nsf.gov CFDA Number:47.041 Contact: David Corman, Program Director Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-8754

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program (I/UCRC) -Jun 27

Program: Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program (I/UCRC) Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Jun 27, 2014 Supports long-term research partnerships among industry, academe, and government. Centers that are catalyzed by small NSF investment and industry center members, with NSF taking a supporting role in project development and evolution. Annual deadlines: Required LOIs due first Monday in January, last Friday in June for planning grants; full proposals due first Tuesday in March, last Friday in September for full centers. Limited Submission: One Phase II and one Phase III application per institution; no limit on multi- institution applications. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5501 for details. Email: lhornak@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Larry Hornak, 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 703/292-2678

Geophysics Program-Jun 04   ++

Program: Geophysics Program Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Jun 04, 2014 (target date) Supports basic laboratory, field, theoretical, and computational research in the physics of solid earth to explore its composition, structure and processes. Topics include seismicity, seismic wave propagation and nature and occurrence of geophysical hazards; Earth's magnetic, gravity and electrical fields; Earth's thermal structure; and geodynamics. Also includes geophysical studies of active deformation, including geodesy, and theoretical and experimental studies of the properties and behavior of Earth materials. Annual deadlines: first Wed in June and December. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13682 Email: rreichli@nsf.gov CFDA Number:47.050 Contact: Robin Reichlin, Program Director Earth Sciences Division 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-8556

Petrology and Geochemistry-Jun 09

Program: Petrology and Geochemistry Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Jun 09, 2014 Supports basic research on the formation and evolution of Earth using petrological and geochemical characteristics of Earth materials in the crust, mantle, and core. Proposals generally address the petrology and high-temperature geochemistry of igneous and metamorphic rocks, mineral physics, economic geology, and volcanology. Proposals that bridge disciplinary boundaries or include development of analytical tools for potential use by the broad community encouraged. Annual proposal deadline: second Monday in June and second Monday in January. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=13683 Email: sesperan@nsf.gov CFDA Number:47.050 Contact: Sonia Esperanca, Program Director Earth Sciences Division 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-4735

Research Training Groups in the Mathematical Sciences-Jun 03

Program: Research Training Groups in the Mathematical Sciences Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Jun 03, 2014 Supports groups of researchers based in a sub-area of the mathematical sciences or linked by a multidisciplinary theme to support training at educational levels from undergraduate to postdoctoral within that focus. RTG awards are intended to support training programs that have strong potential to increase the number of well- prepared U.S. citizens, nationals, and permanent residents who pursue careers in the mathematical sciences and in other NSF-supported disciplines. Annual deadline: first Tuesday in June. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5732 for details. Email: adpollin@nsf.gov CFDA Number:47.049 Contact: Andrew Pollington, Program Officer Mathematical and Physical Sciences 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-4878

Workforce Program in the Mathematical Sciences-Jun 15

Program: Workforce Program in the Mathematical Sciences Agency: National Science Foundation Next Deadline: Jun 15, 2014 Supports innovative unsolicited workforce proposals in three areas: recruitment and retention to increase number and diversity of U.S. students who successfully pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in math and statistics; educational breadth to broaden graduate and undergraduate education content in the mathematical sciences to prepare students for a wider range of career opportunities; and professional development. Annual deadline: Full proposal window is 5/15-6/15. See http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503233 for details. Email: rcastano@nsf.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Ricardo Castano-Bernard, Program Director Mathematical and Physical Sciences 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, VA 22230 703/292-4852

Research Corporation for Science Advancement
Cottrell College Science and Cottrell Scholar Awards-May 15

Program: Cottrell College Science and Cottrell Scholar Awards Agency: Research Corporation for Science Advancement Next Deadline: May 15, 2014 Single-investigator Cottrell College Science Awards (prepproposal deadline 5/15/14) provides $35,000 ($10,000 match required) for tenure-track individual investigators in their first three years of positions in astronomy, chemistry, or physics departments that do not offer doctoral degrees. Cottrell Scholar Awards (8/15/14) provide $75,000 to tenure-track assistant professors in bachelor- and Ph.D.-granting departments of astronomy, chemistry, and physics. Multi-investigator awards available for past awardees. See website for details. Email: sronco@rescorp.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Silvia Ronco, Program Director Science Advancement Programs 4703 East Camp Lowell Drive Tucson, AZ 85712 520/571-1111

U.S. Department of Agriculture
National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost Share Grant Program-May 15

Program: National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost Share Grant Program Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture Next Deadline: May 15, 2014 Seeks projects for program development, research, and collaboration to address the following three strategic priority issues: incorporating urban forests as green infrastructure into urban planning practices that will result in improvements for ecologically underserved communities and regions; green infrastructure jobs analysis; and utilizing green infrastructure to manage and mitigate stormwater to improve water quality. Deadline refers to required pre-proposals. See http://www.fs.fed.us/ucf/nucfac.shtml for details. Email: nstremple@fs.fed.us CFDA Number:10.675 Contact: Nancy Stremple, Program Officer U.S. Forest Service 201 14th Street SW, MS-1151 Washington, DC 20250 202/205-7829

Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE)-May 06

Program: Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE) Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture Next Deadline: May 06, 2014 Supports research and education projects exploring: farm renewable energy; pest and weed management; nutrient management; agroforestry; marketing; sustainable communities; systems research; etc. Grants fund projects that usually involve scientists, producers and others in an interdisciplinary approach. Deadlines refer to North Central Region Program: Grad Student Grants (5/6/14); Southern Region: Research and Education grants (6/2/14); Northeast Region: Partnership Grants (11/13/13); and Western Region: 2014 call for proposals will be posted mid-April. . See http://www.sare.org/ for details. Email: rhedberg@nifa.usda.gov CFDA Number:10.215 Contact: Rob Hedberg, National Program Leader National Institute of Food and Agriculture 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20250 202/720-5384

Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (WAMS) -Apr 28

Program: Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (WAMS) Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture Next Deadline: Apr 28, 2014 Supports research and extension projects that have robust collaborations to increase the participation of women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas in STEM fields. Cost sharing is required and awardees must match awarded funds dollar for dollar. IHEs are eligible to apply. See website for details. Email: WAMS@nifa.usda.gov CFDA Number:10.318 Contact: Saleia Afele-Faamuli, National Program Leader National Institute of Food and Agriculture 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20250 202/720-0384

U.S. Department of Commerce
Economic Development Assistance Programs-Jun 13

Program: Economic Development Assistance Programs Agency: U.S. Department of Commerce Next Deadline: Jun 13, 2014 Offers two programs under two CFDA numbers: Economic Development Assistance Program (11.307) provides a wide range of assistance including public works, technical assistance, economic recovery strategies, and revolving loan fund projects in regions experiencing severe economic dislocations (deadlines: 3/14/14; 6/13/14; 10/17/14). Public Works and Economic Development Facilities Program (11.300) supports construction/rehabilitation of public facilities to help communities create jobs, and build economies. Contacts vary by region. See http://www.eda.gov/ffo.htm and http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=248297 for details. CFDA Number:11.307 Contact: See notice for regional contacts, Economic Development Administration 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20230

Measurement, Science, and Engineering Research Grants Program-Jun 02

Program: Measurement, Science, and Engineering Research Grants Program Agency: U.S. Department of Commerce Next Deadline: Jun 02, 2014 NIST Laboratories, in MD and CO, conduct research responding to industry needs in the following areas: material measurement; physical measurement; engineering; fire research; information technology; neutron research; nanoscale science and technology; etc. Also supports an Engineering Laboratory (EL) Grant Program. Applications will be considered on a continuing/rolling basis. Applications received 6/2/14 may be considered for funding under this FFO or in the next fiscal year. Fire Research (FR) proposals due (3/31) See http://www.nist.gov/director/mse-020613.cfm for FY 13 details. Email: christopher.hunton@nist.gov CFDA Number:11.609 Contact: Christopher Hunton, Program Officer Nat. Inst. Of Standards & Technology 100 Bureau Drive Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1070 301/975-5718

U.S. Department of Defense
Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research-Apr 30

Program: Research Interests of the Air Force Office of Scientific Research Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: Apr 30, 2014 Supports wide range of fundamental mathematical, information and computer sciences, biology and behavioral research to provide the Air Force with novel options to increase performance and operational flexibility.Research areas are organized and managed in five scientific Departments: Dynamical Systems and Control, Quantum and Non-Equilibrium Processes, Information, Decision and Complex Networks, Complex Materials and Devices, and Energy, Power and Propulsion.Solicitation open until superceeded. Applications accepted at any time but agency recommends 4/30 deadline.See http://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=252028 CFDA Number:12.800 Contact: Vary by research area, Air Force Office of Scientific Research 875 North Randolph Street Arlington, VA 22203

Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP)-Apr 01

Program: Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP) Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: Apr 01, 2014 Program seeks pre-proposals that support promising, innovative technologies that target DOD's most urgent environmental needs through their implementation and commercialization. One topic area in FY 14: Assessment of Vapor Intrusion from Subsurface Volatile Organic Compound Contamination. Deadline refers to required pre-proposals .See http://serdp-estcp.org/Funding-Opportunities/ESTCP-Solicitations for details. Email: Techdir@estcp.org CFDA Number: Contact: Jeffrey Marqusee, ESTCP Director 901 North Stuart Street Suite 303 Arlington, VA 22203-1821 703/696-2127

DARPA: Information Innovation Office-Apr 08

 Program: DARPA: Information Innovation Office Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: Apr 08, 2014 Supports innovative research proposals in the areas of program analysis, verification, and big data analytics for specifying, discovering, and understanding properties of complex software systems. Information Innovation Office (I2O) Office- Wide BAA (deadline: 6/25/14); Memex (4/8/14); Mining and Understanding Software Enclaves (MUSE) (4/15/14). See website for details. Email: MUSE@darpa.mil CFDA Number: Contact: Suresh Jagannathan, Program Officer Arlington, VA 22203 Arlington, VA 22203

DARPA: Microsystems Technology Office Programs-May 30

 Program: DARPA: Microsystems Technology Office Programs Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: May 30, 2014 Microsystems Technology Office-wide BAA supports research in electronics, photonics, MEMS, algorithms, etc. to deliver new capabilities to communicate and process data for the war fighter (open through 9/1/14). Also supports Supply Chain Hardware Integrity for Electronics (5/30/14). Contacts vary by program. See http://www.darpa.mil/opportunities/solicitations/mto_solicitations.aspx for details.Email: JDean@Zymergen.com. CFDA Number:12.910 Contact: Jed Dean, Program contact DARPA/MTO 3701 North Fairfax Drive Arlington, VA 22203-1714

DARPA: Strategic Technology Office-May 07

  Program: DARPA: Strategic Technology Office Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: May 07, 2014 DARPA's Strategic Technology Office supports R&D that includes system and technology development related to innovative research proposals of interest to the Information Innovation Office (6/25/14); innovative research proposals of interest to the Defense Sciences Office (5/7/14); and Distributed Battle Management (8/20/14). Responders encouraged to submit executive summaries and receive the feedback, prior to submitting proposal abstracts or full proposals. See DARPA website CFDA Number:12-2910 Contact: Contracting Officer DARPA 3701 North Fairfax Drive Arlington, VA 22203-1714

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program-Jun 24

Program: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: Jun 24, 2014 Program funds early-stage R&D at small technology companies and is designed to stimulate technological innovation; increase private sector commercialization of federal R&D; increase small business participation in federally funded R&D; and foster participation by minority and disadvantaged firms in technological innovation. GRC lists deadlines one day before due date because proposals due by 6AM EST. Deadlines refer to Army, Navy, and Air Force SBIR solicitations.See http://www.acq.osd.mil/osbp/sbir/sb/schedule.shtml CFDA Number:N/A Contact: SBIR/STTR Help Desk Defense Supply Service-Washington 5200 Army Pentagon, Room 1D245 Washington, DC 20310-5200 866/724-7457

U.S. Department of Transportation
Transit Cooperative Research Program-Jun 14

Program: Transit Cooperative Research Program Agency: U.S. Department of Transportation Next Deadline: Jun 14, 2014 Promotes operating effectiveness and efficiency in the public transportation industry by conducting practical, near-term research designed to solve operational problems, adopt useful technologies from related industries and introduce innovation. Research problem statements are solicited annually from the transit community. Awards competitive contracts for research and synthesis studies of current best practices. The TCRP Oversight and Project Selection Committee selects the highest priority problems to be addressed and designates funds for conducting the research. See http://www.trb.org/TCRP/TCRP.aspx for details. Email: cjencks@nas.edu CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Christopher Jenks, CRP Director & TCRP Manager Office of Research, Demonstration, & Innovation 400 7th Street, SW Washington, DC 20590 202/334-3089

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program-Apr 04

Program: Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Agency: U.S. Department of Transportation Next Deadline: Apr 04, 2014 Supports transportation research by small businesses in areas such as aircraft safety, aviation security, human factors, IT, air traffic control, (highway research) pavements, planning, structures, and various areas under the Federal Railroad Administration, the Maritime Administration and National Traffic Highway Safety Administration. Deadline refers to Phase I: project development applications. Opportunities exist for IHEs to subcontract. See http://www.volpe.dot.gov/sbir for details. Email: dotsbir@dot.gov CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Leisa Moniz, SBIR Program Director Research/Innovative Technology Admin 55 Broadway Cambridge, MA 02142-1093 617/494-2051