FEDERAL GRANTS AND RULES: WEEK ENDING NOVEMBER 11, 2016

Department of Energy – Office of Science

Office of Science

SciDAC: Scientific Computation Application Partnerships in Earth System Science II – Pilot Projects

Deadline: Mar 15, 2017

Award Size: Program Funding: $15,800,000

Award Ceiling: $1,500,000

Award Floor: $500,000

Publication Date: 11/9

Summary: FOA will enable scientists to conduct complex scientific and engineering computations at a level of fidelity needed to simulate real-world climate conditions, by supporting deep, necessary, and productive collaborations between climate scientists on the one hand and applied mathematicians and computer scientists on the other, that overcome the barriers between these disciplines and consequently fully exploit the capabilities of Department of Energy (DOE) High Performance Computing (HPC) systems in order to accelerate advances in climate science.

 

Department of Energy – Office of Science

Office of Science

Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing: Nuclear Physics

Deadline: Feb 24, 2017

Award Size: 10 Awards

Award Ceiling: $1,000,000

Award Floor: $250,000

Publication Date: 11/10

Summary: NP places a priority on supporting Program Directors and Principle Investigators who are active career tenured or tenure-track faculty researchers to advance knowledge in nuclear science and effectively train and mentor the next generation of nuclear scientists.

To carry out its mission and address these priorities, the NP program addresses three broad, yet tightly interrelated, scientific thrusts:, Quantum Chromodynamics; Nuclei and Nuclear

Astrophysics; and Fundamental Symmetries.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Community Living

Disaster Assistance for State Units on Aging (SUAs) and Tribal Organizations in National Disasters Declared by the President

Deadline: Sep 15, 2017

Award Size: 7 Awards

Program Funding: $450,000

Award Ceiling: $40,000

Publication Date: 11/7

Summary: Grants awarded under this announcement are to provide disaster reimbursement and assistance funds to those State Units on Aging (SUAs) and federally recognized Tribal Organizations who are currently receiving a grant under Title VI of the Older Americans Act (OAA), as amended.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Community Living

FIELD INITIATED PROJECTS PROGRAM (RESEARCH)

Deadline: Feb 08, 2017

Award Size: 8 Awards

Program Funding: $1,600,000

Award Ceiling: $200,000

Award Floor: $195,000

Publication Date: 11/10

Summary: The purpose of the Field Initiated (FI) Projects program is to generate new knowledge through research or to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Community Living

FIELD INITIATED PROJECTS PROGRAM (DEVELOPMENT)

Deadline: Feb 08, 2017

Award Size: 8 Awards

Program Funding: $1,600,000

Award Ceiling: $200,000

Award Floor: $195,000

Publication Date: 11/10

Summary: The purpose of the Field Initiated (FI) Projects program is to generate new knowledge through research or to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities, especially individuals with the most severe disabilities.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Part A Planning Council and Transitional Grant Area Planning Body Technical Assistance (TA) Cooperative Agreement

Deadline: Jan 24, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Program Funding: $500,000

Publication Date: 11/7

Summary: The goal of this cooperative agreement is to provide comprehensive technical assistance to Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) Part A Planning Councils and Transitional Grant Area (TGA) Planning Bodies (Planning Councils/Bodies) that will enable them to enhance their abilities to successfully meet legislative responsibilities.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program National Training and Technical Assistance Programs for Resource Dissemination, Improved Data, and Organizational Development

Deadline: Jan 19, 2017

Award Size: 3 Awards

Program Funding: $1,350,000

Publication Date: 11/8

Summary: Eligible applicants include public and nonprofit entities, including institutions of higher education and academic health science centers involved in addressing HIV related issues on a national scope.  Faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes and tribal organizations are eligible to apply for these funds.  The purpose of this national training and technical assistance (T/TA) program is to fund a series of activities to provide support to Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program (RWHAP) recipients and subrecipient providers.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Home Visiting Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network: Series 2 (HV CoIIN 2.0)

Deadline: Jan 11, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Program Funding: $1,200,000

Publication Date: 11/10

Summary: Eligible applicants include public and private nonprofit entities that engage in research activities related to early childhood home visiting programs. The purpose of this program is to: Plan, manage and execute the scaling up of clinical and other interventions tested and found to be effective in different contexts.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Home Visiting Research and Development Platform

Deadline: Jan 11, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Program Funding: $1,300,000

Publication Date: 11/10

Summary: The purpose of this competition is to support a transdisciplinary research network for scientific collaboration and infrastructure building for innovative home visiting research.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Regional Collaboratives Program

Deadline: Jan 13, 2017

Award Size: 5 Awards

Program Funding: $3,575,000

Publication Date: 11/10

Summary: The purpose of this funding opportunity is to fund Regional Coordinating Centers (RCC) that will establish regional networks and provide leadership and support for regional and statewide activities that will develop and establish systemic mechanisms to improve the prevention and treatment of Sickle Cell Disease

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Health Care Delivery System Innovations for Children with Medical Complexity

Deadline: Feb 27, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Program Funding: $3,200,000

Publication Date: 11/10

Summary: The purpose of this initiative is to develop and implement innovative care and payment models for such children and youth using a Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (CoIIN) approach, which is adapted from Peter Gloor’s collaborative innovation network (COIN) model (Gloor, 2006).

 

Department of the Interior

Fish and Wildlife Service

2017 National Fish Habitat Action Plan

Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Award Size: 11 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $3,700,000

Award Ceiling: $1,000,000

Award Floor: $50,000

Publication Date: 11/8

Summary: Funds appropriated to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (Service) Fish and Aquatic Conservation (FAC) Program specifically to implement the Action Plan will be utilized in collaboration with the National Fish Habitat Board and Fish Habitat Partnerships.

 

Institute of Museum and Library Services

National Leadership Grants for Libraries

Deadline: Jun 09, 2017

Award Size: 12 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $5,700,000

Award Ceiling: $2,000,000

Award Floor: $25,000

Publication Date: 11/9

Summary: Must have tax-exempt status and qualify as one of the following: a library or a parent organization, such as a school district, a municipality, a State agency, or an academic institution, that is responsible for the administration of a library. National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG) support projects that address significant challenges and opportunities facing the library and archive fields and that have the potential to advance theory and practice. Successful proposals will generate results such as new tools, research findings, models, services, practices, or alliances that will be widely used, adapted, scaled, or replicated to extend the benefits of federal investment.

 

National Endowment for the Humanities

Public Humanities Projects

Deadline: Jan 11, 2017

Award Size: Award Ceiling: $1,000,000

Publication Date: 11/10

Summary: Public Humanities Projects grants support projects that bring the ideas and insights of the humanities to life for general audiences.

 

National Endowment for the Humanities

Media Projects Grants

Deadline: Jan 11, 2017

Award Size: Award Ceiling: $1,000,000

Publication Date: 11/10

Summary: The Media Projects program supports film, television, and radio projects that engage public audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways.

 

National Science Foundation

National Robotics Initiative 2.0: Ubiquitous Collaborative Robots

Deadline: Feb 02, 2017

Award Size: 70 Awards

Program Funding: $45,000,000

Award Ceiling: $1,500,000

Award Floor: $300,000

Publication Date: 11/7

Summary: The goal of the National Robotics Initiative (NRI) is to support fundamental research that will accelerate the development and use of robots in the United States that work beside or cooperatively with people.

 

National Science Foundation

Combustion and Thermal Transport Processes Research at the International Space Station to Benefit Life on Earth (NSF-ISS)

Deadline: Mar 10, 2017

Award Size: Program Funding: $1,800,000

Award Floor: $300,000

Publication Date: 11/7

Summary: The Division of Chemical, Bioengineering and Environmental Transport (CBET) in the Engineering Directorate of the National Science Foundation (NSF) is partnering with The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) to solicit research projects in the general field of combustion and thermal transport processes that can utilize the International Space Station (ISS) National Lab to conduct research that will benefit life on Earth. U.S. entities including academic investigators, non-profit independent research labs and academic-commercial teams are eligible to apply.

 

National Science Foundation

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies

Deadline: Feb 10, 2017

Award Size: Program Funding: $6,000,000

Award Ceiling: $550,000

Award Floor: $20,000

Publication Date: 11/9

Summary: Purpose of the Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies program is to integrate opportunities offered by emerging technologies with advances in what is known about how people learn to advance three interconnected thrusts.

 

National Science Foundation

Integrative Strategies for Understanding Neural and Cognitive Systems

Deadline: Feb 06, 2017

Award Size: 30 Awards

Program Funding: $15,000,000

Award Ceiling: $1,000,000

Award Floor: $150,000

Publication Date: 11/8

Summary: Rapid advances within and across disciplines are leading to an increasingly interconnected fabric of theories, models, empirical methods and findings, and educational approaches, opening new opportunities to understand complex aspects of neural and cognitive systems through integrative multidisciplinary approaches. This program calls for innovative, integrative, boundary-crossing proposals that can best capture those opportunities.