Archived Funding Announcements

Below are funding opportunities that were announced in past DER Newsletters. Click the links to view the original agency announcements.

August 2015 Deadlines


AFRI Foundational: Exploratory Research USDA-NIFA-AFRI-004915 08/31/15

Burroughs Wellcome Career Awards for Medical Scientists 08/05/15

Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program 2016-2017 08/03/15

Fulbright Global Flex Award 08/03/15

Inter-Satellite Communications Links DARPA-BAA-15-43 08/03/15

Maximizing Investigators' Research Award for New and Early Stage Investigators R35 RFA-GM-16-003 08/09/15

Michigan Truck Safety Commission (MTSC) Strategic Plan for 2015-2019 08/01/15

National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellowship N0001415RFO11 08/10/15

Nuclear Science and Engineering Nonproliferation Research Consortium DE-FOA-0001300 08/12/15

Professional Research Experience Program (PREP-MML) 2015-NIST-PREP-MML-01 08/07/15

Research on Innovative Approaches to Fusion Energy Sciences DE-FOA-0001348 08/03/15

Science, Technology, and Society (STS) NSF 15-506 08/03/15

July 2015 Deadlines

Biological and Physiological Effects of E-cigarette Aerosol Mixtures(RO1) RFA-DE-16-004 07/28/15

Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) For Research Initiatives at the Naval Postgraduate School NPS-BAA-14-004 07/31/15

Data Concepts and Terminology Standards for the Support of Human Drug Development and Evaluation (U24) RFA-FD-15-033 07/17/15

Dear Colleague Letter: ACI & Career NSF 15-072 07/21/15

Early Stage Innovations (ESI) NNH15ZOA001N-15ESI-B2 07/10/15

Economic Analysis of the National Need for Technology Infrastructure to Support the Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) 2015-NIST-TPO-01 07/28/15

Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) NSF 15-555 07/22/15

Information Innovation Office (I2O) Office Wide DARPA-BAA-14-39 07/15/15

Instrument Development for Biological Research (IDBR)  NSF 13-561 07/31/15


Next Generation Marine Energy Systems- Durability and Survivability DE-FOA-0001310 07/15/15

Quantum Computing Sciences AFRL-RIK-2015-0008 07/17/15

Revolutionary Enhancement of Visibility by Exploiting Active Light-fields (REVEAL) DARPA-BAA-15-44 07/30/15

Solar Bankability Data to Advance Transactions and Access FOA (SB-DATA) DE-FOA-0001319 07/31/15

June 2015 Deadlines

Basic Cancer Research in Cancer Health Disparities (R01) PAR-15-093 06/17/15

Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Advancing Biomedical Science Using Crowdsourcing and Interactive Digital Media (UH2) RFA-CA-15-006 06/03/15

Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs (BD Hubs) NSF 15-562 06/24/15

Bioengineering Research Grants (BRG) (R01) PAR-13-137 06/05/15

Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI) NSF 15-549 06/02/15

Data Synthesis Grants – Award Year 2015 06/15/15

Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency (DFBA) W911NF-13-R-0006 06/30/15

Detection Systems for Identifying Agricultural Pathogens 15DHS-002 06/01/15

Developing and Improving Institutional Animal Resources (G20) PAR-13-219 06/20/15

Early Stage Development of Technologies in Biomedical Computing, Informatics, and Big Data Science (R01) PA-14-155 06/06/15

Enhancing Access to the Radio Spectrum (EARS) NSF 15-550 06/02/15

Exploratory/Developmental Grants Program for Basic Cancer Research in Cancer Health Disparities (R21) PAR-15-092 06/17/15

FY 2015 Economic Development Assistance Programs ­ Application submission and program requirements for EDA’s Public EDAP2015 06/12/15

FY 2015 Rapid Innovation Fund (541712) HQ0034-15-BAA-RIF-0001B 06/15/15

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program  (I/UCRC) NSF 13-594 06/26/15

Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies for Cancer Research (R21) RFA-CA-15-002 06/17/15

Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Technologies Research, Development, and Demonstrations DE-FOA-0001224 06/04/15


Molecular Imaging of the Lung - Phase 2 (R01) RFA-HL-16-001 06/15/15

Pediatric Research using Integrated Sensor Monitoring Systems (PRISMS): Sensor Development Projects for Asthma (U01) RFA-EB-15-002 06/01/15

Phased Innovation Award for Exploratory Clinical Trials and Studies of Natural Products in NCCIH High Priority Research Topics (R21/R33) RFA-AT-16-001 06/22/15

Precise Robust Inertial Guidance for Munitions (PRIGM): Navigation-Grade Inertial Measurement Unit (NGIMU) DARPA-BAA-15-33 06/03/15

Positioning System for Deep Ocean Navigation (POSYDON) DARPA-BAA-15-30 06/11/15

RAM (Restoring Active Memory) Replay DARPA-BAA-15-34 06/16/15

Research and Development of Innovative Technologies for Low Impact Hydropower Development DE-FOA-0001286 06/15/15

ROSES 2015: K2 Guest Observer - Cycle 3 NNH15ZDA001N-K2GO3 06/02/15

Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation - SSI (SI2 - SSE&SSI) NSF 14-520 06/26/15

Soft Organic Functional Technology (SOFT) BAA-AFRL-RQKM-2015-0001 06/08/15

Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation - S2I2 (SI2-S2I2) NSF 15-553 06/03/15

University Coalition for Fossil Energy Research DE-FOA-0001267 06/08/15

May 2015 Deadlines

2015 EPA Greater Research Opportunities (GRO) Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study 05/19/15

Academic Collaboration for Cybersecurity of Energy Delivery Systems Research and Development for the Energy Sector DE-FOA-0001252 05/12/15

Advanced Development of More Effective/Universal Influenza Vaccines 15-100-SOL-00014 05/15/15

Building Resource Adaptive Software Systems (BRASS) DARPA-BAA-15-36 05/22/15

Creating Inclusive Excellence Grant (CEIG) Funding Request 05/18/15

Critical Techniques and Technologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Science & Engineering (BIGDATA) NSF 15-544 05/20/15

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies (Cyberlearning) NSF 14-526 05/12/15

Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) NSF 15-541 05/04/15

EERE Postdoctoral Research Awards 05/07/15

Federal Railroad Administration Broad Agency Announcement 2015 FRA-BAA-2015-1 05/04/15

High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program (S10) PAR-15-118 05/29/15

Intelligent Monitoring Systems and Advanced Well Integrity and Mitigation DE-FOA-0001240 05/25/15

Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (R35) RFA-GM-16-002 05/20/15

Micro-scale Optimized Solar-cell Arrays with Integrated Concentration (MOSAIC) DE-FOA-0001255 05/07/15

Mobilizing Research: A Research Resource to Enhance mHealth Research (U2C) RFA-OD-15-129 05/08/15

National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) Privacy Pilots Cooperative Agreement 2015-NIST-NSTIC-02 05/28/15

NIAMS Musculoskeletal Biology and Medicine Resource-based Centers (P30) RFA-AR-16-004 05/11/15

NSF 15-566 EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1: (RII Track-1) NSF 15-566 05/19/15

Reconfigurable Electronics for Multifunction Agile RF (REMAR) BAA-RQKSE-2015-0006 05/12/15


Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10) PAR-15-088 05/29/15

Standoff ILluminator for Measuring Absorbance and Reflectance Infrared Light Signatures (SILMARILS) IARPA-BAA-15-07 05/18/15

Technologies for Host Resilience (THoR) DARPA-BAA-15-21 05/12/15

U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center: Energy and Water DE-FOA-0001285 05/04/15

April 2015 Deadlines

Basic Research to Enable Agricultural Development (BREAD) NSF 15-538 04/27/15

BRAIN Initiative:  New Concepts and Early- Stage Research for Large-Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (R21) RFA-EY-15-001 04/16/15

Broadening Participation in Engineering  (BPE) PD 14-7680 04/10/15

Communicating with Computers (CwC) DARPA-BAA-15-18 04/09/15

Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems (CCSS) PD 13-7564 04/01/15

Computational Materials Sciences DE-FOA-0001276 04/17/15

The DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA) 04/13/15

Electronics, Photonics, and Magnetic Devices  (EPMD) PD 13-1517 04/01/15

Energy, Power, Control and Networks  (EPCN)  PD 13-7607 04/01/15

Exploratory Technologies to Understand the Control of Organ Function by the Peripheral Nervous System for SPARC (U18) RFA-RM-15-002 04/14/15

Fiscal Year 2015 Vehicle Technologies Program Wide Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0001201 04/10/15

Future Arctic Sensing Technologies DARPA-BAA-15-28 04/14/15

Identification of Novel Targets and Pathways Mediating Weight Loss, Diabetes Resolution and Related Metabolic Disease after Bariatric Surgery in Humans (R01) RFA-DK-14-025 04/16/15

International Technology Alliance (ITA) US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) & United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (MOD)W911NF-15-R-0003 04/14/15

Materials for Transduction (MATRIX) DARPA-BAA-15-19 04/02/15

Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (R35) RFA-GM-16-002 04/20/15

MSU Sustainability Fellows Program 04/10/15

National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI) NSF 15-519 04/03/15

Next Generation Electric Machines: Megawatt Class Motors DE-FOA-0001208 04/16/15

Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research- Technology Translation (PFI: AIR-TT) NSF 14-569 04/14/15

Professional Formation of Engineers (PFE: RIEF) NSF 15-539 04/30/15

Promoting Research and Innovation in Methodologies for Evaluation (PRIME)  NSF 15-540 04/30/15

Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science NSF 15-536 04/08/15

Research Initiatives for Materials State Sensing (RIMSS) II BAA-RQKM-2015-0012 04/30/15

Scientific Cooperation and Research (SCRP) USDA 10.961 04/03/15

Sensor Innovative Research BAA-12-02-PKS 04/05/15

Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation-Implementation NSF 15-553 04/09/15

Squad X Core Technologies (SXCT) DARPA-BAA-15-26 04/10/15              

STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C) NSF 15-537 04/14/15

U.S. Wind Manufacturing: Larger Blades to Access Greater Wind Resources and Lower Costs DE-FOA-0001214 04/17/15

Water Science Network announces the WaterCube Program 04/30/15

March 2015 Deadlines

2014 - 2015 Afghanistan Professional Network Building, Training and Exposure Program 03/31/15

2014 - 2015 Iraq Professional Network Building, Training and Exposure Program 03/31/15

Agnostic Compact Demilitarization of Chemical Agents (ACDC) DARPA-BAA-15-12 03/02/15

Armament Technology Broad Agency Announcement BAA-RWK-2014-0001 03/23/15

Audio Processing & Exploitation Technologies BAA RIK-2015-0004 03/13/15

BRAIN Initiative:  Planning for Next Generation Human Brain Imaging (R24) RFA-MH-15-200 03/18/15

Campus Cyberinfrastructure - Data, Networking, and Innovation Program (CC*DNI) NSF 15-534 03/24/15

Chemical Security Improvement Grants (CSIGs) 03/01/15

Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes (CRISP) NSF 15-531 03/20/15

Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM) NSF 15-528 03/12/15

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies (Cyberlearning) NSF 14-526 03/27/15

Cyber Security Research and Innovation Contest CRFP15-03 03/17/15

Dear Colleague Letter: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Supplemental Funding NSF 15-041 03/30/15

EarthCube NSF 13-529 03/19/15

Engineering For You 2 Video Contest E4U2 03/02/15

Exploratory Technologies to Understand the Control of Organ Function by the Peripheral Nervous System for SPARC (U18) RFA-RM-15-002 03/14/15

Fiscal Year 2015 Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program (YIP) ONR-15-FOA-0006 03/04/15

FY 2015 Vehicle Technologies Office Incubator DE-FOA-0001213 03/30/15

Fulbright-Hays--Group Projects Abroad Program  03/23/15

Graduate Research Internship Program (GRIP) PD 14-084 03/06/15

Human Frontier Science Program 2016 03/19/15

Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies for Cancer Research (R21) RFA-CA-15-002 03/17/15

Innovative Technologies for Cancer-Relevant Biospecimen Science (R21) RFA-CA-15-004 03/17/15

International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01) PAR-13-072 03/04/15

Machine Intelligence from Cortical Networks (MICrONS) IARPA-BAA-14-06 03/13/15

Marine and Hydrokinetic Systems Performance Advancement II (SPA II): Component Metric Validation DE-FOA-0001182 03/26/15

Materials Innovation Platforms (MIP) NSF 15-522 03/02/15

Michigan State Foundation Discretionary Funding Initiative (DFI) 03/19/14

NASA ARMD Research Opportunities in Aeronautics (ROA 2015) NNH15ZEA001N 03/30/15

National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) Pilots Cooperative Agreement Program 2015-NIST-NSTIC-01 03/17/15

NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Biomedical Data Science Training Coordination Center (U24) RFA-ES-15-004 03/17/15

NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Enhancing Diversity in Biomedical Data Science (R25) RFA-MD-15-005 03/07/15

NIH Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Initiative Research Education: Open Educational Resources for Sharing, Annotating and Curating Biomedical Big Data (R25) RFA-LM-15-002 03/17/15

Patient Safety Learning Laboratories: Innovative Design and Development to Improve Healthcare Delivery Systems (P30) RFA-HS-15-001 03/27/15

Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research- Technology Translation (PFI: AIR-TT) NSF 14-569 03/13/15

Research Coordination Networks (RCN) NSF 15-527 03/02/15

Research Traineeship (NRT) Program--Traineeship Track AND Innovations in Graduate Education Track NSF 15-542 03/11/15

Resilient Synchronized Planning and Assessment for the Contested Environment (RSPACE) DARPA-BAA-15-08 03/11/15

Science of Learning: Collaborative Networks (SL-CN) NSF 15-532 03/18/15


Sustainable and Holistic Integration of Energy Storage and Solar PV (SHINES) DE-FOA-0001108 03/26/15

United States-Israel Collaboration in Computer Science (USICCS) NSF 15-510 03/16/15

University Turbine Systems Research DE-FOA-0001248 03/20/15

US-Russia University Partnership Program (UPP) Partnership Funding 03/02/15

February 2015 Deadlines

2014-2014 Humanities and Arts Research Program (HARP-P) 02/05/15

4D Nucleome Imaging Tools (U01) RFA-RM-14-009 02/02/15

Algorithms in the Field  (AitF) NSF 15-515 02/09/15

Benchmarks of Realistic Scientific Application Performance of Large-Scale Computing Systems  (BRAP)  PD 15-7685 02/02/15

Biobehavioral and Technological Interventions to Attenuate Cognitive Decline in Individuals with Cognitive Impairment or Dementia (R21) PA-15-015 021615

Biological Robustness in Complex Settings (BRICS) DARPA-BAA-14-49 02/17/15

Biomechanics and Mechanobiology  (BMMB)  PD 14-7479 02/17/15

BRAIN Initiative: New Technologies and Novel Approaches for Large-Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (U01) RFA-NS-15-003, RFA-NS-15-004RFA-NS-15-005 02/10/15

CISE-MPS Interdisciplinary Faculty Program in Quantum Information Science NSF 15-512 02/02/15

Civil Infrastructure Systems  (CIS) PD 15-1631 02/17/15

Design of Engineering Material Systems  (DEMS) PD 12-808602/17/15

EHR Core Research (ECR) Fundamental Research in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education NSF 15-509 02/03/15

Electrical Prescriptions (ElectRx) DARPA-BAA-15-06 02/25/15

Engineering and Systems Design  (ESD)  PD 14-1464 02/17/15

Engineering for Natural Hazards  (ENH)  PD 15-7396 02/17/15

Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) DARPA-BAA-15-16 02/05/15

Fulbright Arctic Initiative 02/16/15

Geotechnical Engineering and Materials  (GEM)  PD 15-1636 02/17/15

Infrastructure Management and Extreme Events  (IMEE) PD 15-1638 02/17/15

Interdisciplinary Research to Understand the Vascular Contributions to Alzheimer's Disease (R01) RFA-AG-15-010 02/03/15

Manufacturing Enterprise Systems  (MES) PD 13-1786 02/17/15

Manufacturing Machines and Equipment  (MME)  PD 14-1468 02/17/15

Materials Engineering and Processing  (MEP)  PD 13-8092 02/17/15

Mechanics of Materials and Structures  (MOMS) PD 15-1630 02/17/15

Minerva Research Initiative 02/10/15

Nanomanufacturing  (NM)  PD 14-1788 02/17/15

Neurosensory and Rehabilitation Research Award W81XWH-14-CRMRP-NSRRA 02/11/15

Nucleomics Tools (U01) RFA-RM-14-007 02/02/15

NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21) PA-13-303 021615

Ocean Technology and Interdisciplinary Coordination  PD 98-1680 02/15/15

Operations Research  (OR)  PD 10-5514 02/17/15

Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award (R01) RFA-ES-15-003 02/27/15

Research and Development for Underwater Communications Transceivers 16415RJQ86 02/06/15

Science of Learning: Collaborative Networks (SL-CN) NSF 15-532 02/06/15

Science of Organizations (SoO) PD 11-8031 02/02/15

Science of Science and Innovation Policy (SciSIP) PD 09-7626 02/09/15

Science, Technology, and Society (STS) NSF 15-506 02/02/15

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Education, Outreach and Workforce Program 15-0002 FOA-15-0002 02/28/15

Sensors, Dynamics, and Control  (SDC) PD 14-7569 02/17/15

Service Enterprise Systems  (SES) PD 10-1787 02/17/15

Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation - SSE (SI2 - SSE&SSI) NSF 14-520 02/02/15

Spatial Uncertainty: Data, Modeling, and Communication (R01) PA-15-010 02/05/15

Structural and Architectural Engineering  (SAE) PD 15-1637 02/17/15

Study of Nuclear Bodies and Compartments (U01) RFA-RM-14-008 02/02/15Systems Science  (SYS) PD 14-8085 02/17/15

Target Processing Center ONR-BAA-15-0004 02/06/15

Transparent Computing (TC) DARPA-BAA-15-15 02/10/15

World Bank Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program 02/11/15

January 2015 Deadlines

Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): Core Programs NSF 13-579 01/14/15

Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs NSF 14-597 01/14/15

Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF) NSF 14-591 01/29/15

Developmental and Learning Sciences PD-08-1698 01/15/15

Edge-Directed Cyber Technologies for Reliable Mission (EdgeCT) DARPA-BAA-15-10 01/27/15

Exploiting Parallelism and Scalability (XPS) NSF 15-511 01/27/15

Global Grand Challenges in Global Health 01/13/15

Google- Request for Proposal: Open Web of Things 01/21/15

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE: EHR) NSF 14-588 01/13/15

Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS): Core Programs NSF 14-596 01/14/15

Integrative Strategies for Understanding Neural and Cognitive Systems (NSF-NCS) NSF 14-611 01/26/15

Jefferson Science Fellowship 2015 01/12/15

Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI):  Instrument Acquisition or Development NSF 15-504 01/22/15

Micro-scale Optimized Solar-cell Arrays with Integrated Concentration (MOSAIC) DE-FOA-0001255 01/22/15

National Academy of Science - Exploratory Grants – Award Year 2015 01/29/15

National Robotics Initiative (NRI) NSF 15-505 01/14/15

Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research- Research Alliance (PFI:AIR-RA) NSF 14-612 01/12/15

Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI:BIC) NSF 14-610 01/28/15

Research in Engineering Education (REE) PD 10-1340  01/22/15

Scalable Nanomanufacturing (SNM) NSF 15-507 01/20/15

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) NSF 14-599 CYBERSECURITY EDUCATION Projects 01/14/15

Solid State, High Power Laser Weapon System Demonstrator (LWSD) Design, Development and Demonstration for Surface Navy, USN ONRBAA15-0005 01/27/15

Target Recognition and Adaption in Contested Environments DARPA-BAA-15-09 01/29/15

U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center W912HZ-14-BAA-01  01/31/15

US Ignite NSF 15-508 01/21/15

Water Quality Benefits EPA-G2015-STAR-A1 01/14/15

Wind Energy - Bat Impact Minimization Technologies and Field Testing Opportunities DE-FOA-0001181 01/14/15


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