FEDERAL GRANTS AND RULES: WEEK ENDING DECEMBER 9, 2016

Department of Agriculture

National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Organic Transitions

Deadline: Mar 09, 2017

Award Size: Program Funding: $3,800,000

Award Ceiling: $500,000

Award Floor: $200,000

with cost sharing

Publication Date: 12/8

Summary: Colleges and Universities are eligible. The goal of the ORG program is to support the development and implementation of research, extension, and higher education programs to improve the competitiveness of organic livestock and crop producers, as well as those who are adopting organic practices.

 

Department of Commerce

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program: SURF operating on the Boulder, Colorado campus (SURF Boulder) and the Gaithersburg, Maryland campus (SURF Gaithersburg)

Deadline: Feb 15, 2017

Award Size: N/A

Publication Date: 12/8

Summary: NIST is soliciting applications from eligible colleges and universities in the U.S. and its territories, nominating undergraduate students to participate in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program.

 

Department of Education

OSERS-OSEP: Preparation of Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services Leadership Personnel CFDA Number 84.325D

Deadline: Feb 06, 2017

Award Size: 13 Awards

Program Funding: $3,250,000

Award Ceiling: $250,000

Publication Date: 12/7

Summary: Eligible Applicants: IHEs, private nonprofit organizations. The purposes of this program are to (1) help address State-identified needs for personnel preparation in special education, early intervention, related services, and regular education to work with children, including infants and toddlers, with disabilities; and (2) ensure that those personnel have the necessary skills and knowledge, derived from practices that have been determined through scientifically based research and experience, to be successful in serving those children.

 

Department of Education

OSERS-OSEP: Training and Information for Parents of Children With Disabilities: Community Parent Resource Centers CFDA NUmber 84.328C

Deadline: Feb 06, 2017

Award Size: 7 Awards

Program Funding: $700,000

Award Ceiling: $100,000

Publication Date: 12/7

Summary: Eligible Applicants: Local parent organizations.  The purpose of this program is to ensure that parents of children with disabilities receive training and information to help improve results for their children.

 

Department of Energy

Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy

Facsimile Appearance to Create Energy Savings (FACES)

Deadline: Jan 16, 2017

Award Size: 11 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $9,500,000

Award Ceiling: $9,500,000

Award Floor: $250,000

Publication Date: 12/8

Summary: The objective of the FACES Program is to develop advanced information technologies which will dramatically reduce the need to travel for the purpose of communication, thereby reducing travel-related energy consumption and its associated greenhouse gas emissions, as well as increasing the efficiency of energy use and improving economic security.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Administration for Community Living

Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Phase I

Deadline: Feb 07, 2017

Award Size: 10 Awards

Program Funding: $1,000,000

Award Ceiling: $100,000

Publication Date: 12/9

Summary: Eligible Applicants: Entities that are, at the time of award, small business concerns as defined by the (SBA). The purpose of the Federal SBIR program is to stimulate technological innovation in the private sector, strengthen the role of small business in meeting Federal research or research and development (R/R&D) needs, and improve the return on investment from Federally-funded research for economic and social benefits to the Nation.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – ERA

Natural Experiments of Policy and Built Environment Impact on Diabetes Risk

Deadline: Feb 13, 2017

Award Size: 5 Awards

Program Funding: $15,000,000

Award Ceiling: $675,000

Publication Date: 12/7

Summary: This FOA has two components, A and B. Component A: To support a 5-year multi-center research network of innovative, non-health system-based, natural experiments approaches to alter the diabetogenic characteristics of US communities. Priority areas include population-level approaches to the promotion of healthy eating and active living by evaluating the impact of environmental and policy interventions on population-level risk factors for diabetes. Component B: To fund a Central Coordinating Center (CCC)

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – ERA

Miner Safety and Health Training Program-Western United States (U60)

Deadline: Feb 14, 2017

Award Size: 3 Awards

Program Funding: $1,200,000

Award Ceiling: $400,000

Award Floor: $200,000

Publication Date: 12/7

Summary: The purpose of this FOA is to enhance the quality and availability of health and safety training for mine workers in the Western United States. As a result, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) invites applications for cooperative agreements to support the development of training and education programs.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – ERA

Research Grants for Preventing Violence and Violence Related Injury (R01)

Deadline: Mar 10, 2017

Award Size: 3 Awards

Program Funding: $3,150,000

Award Ceiling: $350,000

Publication Date: 12/9

Summary: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) is soliciting investigator-initiated research that will help expand and advance our understanding about what works to prevent violence by rigorously evaluating primary prevention strategies, programs, and policies to address specific gaps in the prevention of teen dating violence, intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and youth violence.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

National Maternal and Child Center for Oral Health Systems Integration and Improvement

Deadline: Mar 06, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Program Funding: $1,000,000

Publication Date: 12/5

Summary: HRSA will award one prime-award recipient to lead a consortium of partners to work with local, state, and national key stakeholders to improve existing systems of care in support of a quality improvement, patient-centered approach that addresses the comprehensive oral health needs of maternal and child health (MCH) populations.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry Clinician Educator Career Development Award

Deadline: Feb 13, 2017

Award Size: 20 Awards

 Program Funding: $4,000,000

Publication Date: 12/7

Summary: The purpose of this program is to strengthen the primary care workforce by training and supporting physicians, physician assistants, dentists, and dental hygienists who plan to teach in the primary care fields.  The goal of this FOA is to provide career development awards to junior faculty to support the development of future clinician educator faculty and leaders in primary care medicine and dentistry while also supporting innovative projects that involve the transformation of health care delivery systems.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program States/Territories Part B Supplemental Grant Program

Deadline: FORECASTED: May 17, 2017

Award Size: 40 Awards

Publication Date: 12/8

Summary: The purpose of this program is to supplement the HIV care and treatment services provided by the States/Territories through RWHAP Part B and AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Base funds.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Autism Transitions Research Project (ATRP)

Deadline: Feb 13, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Program Funding: $500,000

Publication Date: 12/8

Summary: The ATRP supports the implementation and completion of programmatic research studies that examine factors associated with healthy life transitions among adolescents and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who are transitioning to adulthood.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Frontier Community Health Integration Project Technical Assistance, Tracking, and Analysis Program

Deadline: Mar 13, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Program Funding: $500,000

Publication Date: 12/8

Summary: The purpose of the FCHIP TA Program is to provide technical assistance to ten (10) critical access hospitals (CAHs) selected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in the FCHIP demonstration to test new approaches to health care delivery, reimbursement, and coordination in sparsely populated rural areas in three states: Montana, Nevada, and North Dakota.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Health Resources and Services Administration

Increasing Organ Donation Awareness

Deadline: Feb 17, 2017

Award Size: 4 Awards

Program Funding: $0

Award Ceiling: $0 (No further information given)

Publication Date: 12/9

Summary: The overall purpose of the program is to reduce the gap between the demand for organ transplants and the supply of organ donors. For the FY 2017 grant cycle, the program seeks proposals related to living organ donation and vascularized composite allograft (VCA) donation, specifically hand and face.

 

Department of Health and Human Services

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admin

Addiction Technology Transfer Centers Cooperative Agreement (Short Title: ATTC)

Deadline: Feb 09, 2017

Award Size: 11 Awards

Program Funding: $8,920,000

Award Ceiling: $1,175,294

Publication Date: 12/9

Summary: The purpose of this program is to develop and strengthen the specialized behavioral healthcare and primary healthcare workforce that provides substance use disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery support services.This is done by accelerating the adoption and implementation of evidence-based and promising SUD treatment and recovery-oriented practices and services; heightening the awareness, knowledge, and skills of the workforce that addresses the needs of people with substance use or other co-occurring health disorders; and fostering regional and national alliances among culturally diverse practitioners, researchers, policy makers, funders, and the recovery community.

 

Department of Justice

Bureau of Justice Assistance

BJA FY 17 Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program (BCJI)

Deadline: Feb 02, 2017

Award Size: 14 Awards

Award Ceiling: $700,000

Publication Date: 12/7

Summary: Through a broad partnership team, including residents, BCJI sites target neighborhoods with hot spots of violent and serious crime and employ data-driven, cross-sector strategies to reduce crime and violence.

 

Department of Justice

Bureau of Justice Assistance

BJA FY 17 Smart Policing Initiative

Deadline: Jan 26, 2017

Award Size: 8 Awards

Program Funding: $5,000,000

Award Ceiling: $700,000

Publication Date: 12/8

Summary: This FY 2016 Smart Policing Initiative (SPI) grant program seeks to build upon analysis-driven, evidence-based policing by encouraging state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies to develop effective, economical, and innovative responses to crime within their jurisdictions.

 

Department of Justice

Bureau of Justice Assistance

BJA FY 17 The Smart Prosecution Initiative Training and Technical Assistance Program

Deadline: Jan 26, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $750,000

Publication Date: 12/8

Summary: The purpose of this FY 2017 competitive grant announcement is to select one provider to deliver, nationwide, a wide range of training and technical assistance (TTA) services to agencies participating in Smart Prosecution.

 

Department of Justice

Bureau of Justice Assistance

BJA FY 17 Smart Prosecution Initiative

Deadline: Jan 26, 2017

Award Size: 3 Awards

Award Ceiling: $425,000

Publication Date: 12/8

Summary: BJA’s Smart Prosecution Initiative is designed to promote effective data-driven, research-based approaches to prosecution and prosecutor-led justice systems innovations and reforms.

 

Department of Justice

Bureau of Justice Assistance

BJA FY 17 Technology Innovation for Public Safety (TIPS)

Deadline: Feb 07, 2017

Award Size: 5 Awards

Program Funding: $4,000,000

Award Ceiling: $500,000

Publication Date: 12/8

Summary: The Justice Information Sharing Solutions Implementation Program is designed to promote innovation in the field to advance the state of the art in technology and information sharing that improves the criminal justice system.

 

Department of Justice

Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention

OJJDP FY 17 Field-Initiated Research and Evaluation

Deadline: Feb 06, 2017

Award Size: 3 Awards

Program Funding: $1,500,000

Award Ceiling: $750,000

Award Floor: $125,000

Publication Date: 12/5

Summary: This program will support innovative and methodogically sound research and evaluation efforts that inform policy and practice consistent with the Department of Justice’s mission to advance effective delinquency prevention and juvenile justice system interventions and reform.

 

Department of Justice

Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention

OJJDP FY 17 National Amber Alert Training and Technical Assistant Program

Deadline: Feb 06, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $2,400,000

Publication Date: 12/5

Summary: This program provides training and technical assistance support to enhance the national AMBER Alert network; increases and improves law enforcement response to missing, endangered, and abducted children; increases the recovery rate of abducted children; strengthens child alert systems in the nation’s northern and southern borders to better protect American children abducted to or through foreign countries; creates greater community capacity in understanding broader issues related to exploitation and abuse of children; and enhances public participation in the recovery of missing, endangered, and abducted children.

 

Department of Justice

Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention

OJJDP FY 17 Community Level Youth Violence Prevention Research and Evaluation Program

Deadline: Feb 07, 2017

Award Size: 2 Awards

Program Funding: $1,000,000

Award Ceiling: $500,000

Publication Date: 12/8

Summary: This solicitation encourages researchers to propose studies that aim to identify and evaluate dissemination and implementation approaches that promote efficient and effective community level adoption and sustainability of research-tested youth violence prevention and control strategies.

 

Department of Justice

Office on Violence Against Women

OVW FY 2017 Grants to Tribal Governments to Exercise Special Domestic Violence Criminal Jurisdiction

Deadline: Jan 25, 2017

Award Size: 7 Awards

Program Funding: $38,850,000

Award Ceiling: $450,000

Publication Date: 12/7

Summary: Through this grant program, Indian tribes will receive support and technical assistance for planning, developing and implementing changes in their criminal justice systems necessary to exercise SDVCJ.

 

Department of the Interior

Fish and Wildlife Service

Firearm and Bow Hunter Safety and Education Program (Section 10 Hunter Education Grant Program)

Deadline: Aug 31, 2017

Award Size: Award Ceiling: $200,000

Award Floor: $1,000

with cost sharing

Publication Date: 12/8

Summary: States may use the funds apportioned to them under Section 10 to: 1. Enhance programs for hunter education, hunter development, and firearm and archery safety. Hunter-development programs introduce individuals to and recruit them to take part in hunting, bow hunting, target shooting, or archery. 2. Enhance interstate coordination of hunter-education and firearm- and archery- range programs. 3. Enhance programs for education, safety, or development of bow hunters and archers. 4. Enhance construction and development of firearm and archery ranges.5. Update safety features of firearm and archery ranges.

 

Department of the Interior

Fish and Wildlife Service

Sport Fish Restoration Grant Program

Deadline: Aug 31, 2018

Award Size: Award Ceiling: $5,000,000

Award Floor: $750

with cost sharing

Publication Date: 12/8

Summary: SFR provides funding to restore, conserve, manage, or enhance sport fish populations and the public use and benefits from these resources; to educate the public about aquatic resources; and to provide boating access to public waters.

 

Department of the Interior

Fish and Wildlife Service

Wildlife Restoration Grant Program

Deadline: Aug 31, 2018

Award Size: Award Ceiling: $10,000,000

Award Floor: $1,000

with cost sharing

Publication Date: 12/8

Summary: The purpose of this Act has been to provide funding for the selection, restoration, rehabilitation, and improvement of wildlife habitat, wildlife management research, and the distribution of information produced by the projects.

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Early Career Awards: Using a Total Environment Framework (Built, Natural, Social Environments) to Assess Life-long Health Effects of Chemical Exposures

Deadline: Mar 02, 2017

Award Size: 5 Awards

Program Funding: $7,000,000

Award Ceiling: $600,000

Publication Date: 12/5

Summary: The EPA seeks applications for research on how pollution affects human health in the context of the total environment – built, natural, and social environments interacting together with inherent characteristics and interactions.

 

Environmental Protection Agency

Using a Total Environment Framework (Built, Natural, Social Environments) to Assess Life-long Health Effects of Chemical Exposures

Deadline: Mar 02, 2017

Award Size: 5 Awards

Program Funding: $7,000,000

Award Ceiling: $800,000

Publication Date: 12/5

Summary: The EPA seeks applications for research on how pollution affects human health in the context of the total environment – built, natural, and social environments interacting together with inherent characteristics and interactions.

 

Environmental Protection Agency

14th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet – Water

Deadline: Feb 03, 2017

Award Size: 25 Awards

Program Funding: $900,000

Award Ceiling: $15,000

Publication Date: 12/6

Summary: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Award Program – is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, and design solutions to real world challenges involving sustainability.

 

Environmental Protection Agency

14th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet – Materials and Chemicals

Deadline: Feb 03, 2017

Award Size: 25 Awards

 Program Funding: $900,000

Award Ceiling: $15,000

Publication Date: 12/6

Summary: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Award Program – is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, and design solutions to real world challenges involving sustainability.

 

Environmental Protection Agency

14th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet – Built Environment

Deadline: Feb 03, 2017

Award Size: 25 Awards

 Program Funding: $900,000

Award Ceiling: $15,000

Publication Date: 12/6

Summary: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Award Program – is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, and design solutions to real world challenges involving sustainability.

 

Environmental Protection Agency

14th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition for Sustainability Focusing on People, Prosperity and the Planet – Energy

Deadline: Feb 03, 2017

Award Size: 25 Awards

 Program Funding: $900,000

Award Ceiling: $15,000

Publication Date: 12/6

Summary: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Award Program – is seeking applications proposing to research, develop, and design solutions to real world challenges involving sustainability.

 

Environmental Protection Agency

CERCLA RESEARCH COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT

Deadline: Jan 20, 2017

Award Size: 1 Award

Award Ceiling: $1,500,000

Publication Date: 12/9

Summary: This request for proposals (RFP) solicits proposals from eligible entities to promote and stimulate research for use by state environmental officials to address Superfund policy and implementation issues of importance to states. The project will provide support for state participation in developing tools, procedures and guidance to promote efficient cleanup work by states under the Superfund program.

 

National Archives and Records Administration

Publishing Historical Records in Documentary Editions

Deadline: Jun 14, 2017

Award Size: 25 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $2,500,000

Award Ceiling: $200,000

Publication Date: 12/9

Summary: The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks proposals to publish documentary editions of historical records. Projects may focus on the papers of major figures from American history or cover broad historical movements in politics, military, business, social reform, the arts, and other aspects of the national experience.

 

National Archives and Records Administration

State Board Programming Grants

Deadline: Jun 14, 2017

Award Size: 20 Awards with cost sharing

Program Funding: $625,000

Award Ceiling: $80,000

Publication Date: 12/9

Summary: These grants are awarded only to state historical records advisory boards in each state, or to the state agency responsible for the state board, ordinarily the state archives. The purpose of this grant program is to assist state boards to broaden preservation of, and increased online access to, historical records.

 

National Archives and Records Administration

for Publishing Historical Records in Documentary Editions

Deadline: Oct 05, 2017

Award Size: 25 Awards with cost sharing

 Program Funding: $2,500,000

Award Ceiling: $200,000

Publication Date: 12/9

Summary: The National Historical Publications and Records Commission seeks proposals to publish documentary editions of historical records. Projects may focus on the papers of major figures from American history or cover broad historical movements in politics, military, business, social reform, the arts, and other aspects of the national experience.

 

National Science Foundation

NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Program

Deadline: Mar 29, 2017

Award Size: 80 Awards

Program Funding: $95,000,000

Award Ceiling: $5,000,000

Award Floor: $650,000

Publication Date: 12/4

Summary: This program addresses the need for a high quality STEM workforce in STEM disciplines supported by the program and for the increased success of low-income academically talented students with demonstrated financial need who are pursuing associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

 

National Science Foundation

Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure

Deadline: Mar 01, 2017

Award Size: 9 Awards

Program Funding: $8,500,000

Publication Date: 12/4

Summary: Proposals may only be submitted by the following: -Non-profit, non-academic organizations: Independent museums, observatories, research labs, professional societies and similar organizations in the U.S. associated with educational or research activities. -Universities and Colleges. An increasing area of focus for NSF is the development and deployment of hardware and software technologies and techniques to protect research cyberinfrastructure across every stage of the scientific workflow. An increasing area of focus for NSF is the development and deployment of hardware and software technologies and techniques to protect research cyberinfrastructure across every stage of the scientific workflow.

 

National Science Foundation

Cyberinfrastructure for Emerging Science and Engineering Research

Deadline: Proposals accepted anytime

Award Size: Not Listed

Publication Date: 12/4

Summary: The overall goal of the Cyberinfrastructure for Emerging Science and Engineering Research (CESER) program is to foster the development of innovative cyberinfrastructure (CI) technologies and new means of leveraging existing CI resources to catalyze emerging areas of potentially transformative science and engineering research, including NSF priority areas, national strategic initiatives, and international collaborative research.

 

National Science Foundation

Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems

Deadline: Mar 06, 2017

Award Size: 30 Awards

Program Funding: $40,000,000

Award Ceiling: $2,500,000

Publication Date: 12/6

Summary: The NSF INFEWS initiative is designed specifically to attain the following goals: 1. Significantly advance our understanding of the food-energy-water system through quantitative, predictive and computational modeling, including support for relevant cyberinfrastructure; 2. Develop real-time, cyber-enabled interfaces that improve understanding of the behavior of FEW systems and increase decision support capability;  3. Enable research that will lead to innovative solutions to critical FEW systemsproblems; and 4. Grow the scientific workforce capable of studying and managing the FEW system, through education and other professional development opportunities.

 

National Science Foundation

Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems

Deadline: Mar 06, 2017

Award Size: 30 Awards

Program Funding: $40,000,000

Award Ceiling: $2,500,000

Publication Date: 12/6

Summary: The overarching goal of INFEWS is to catalyze well-integrated interdisciplinary and convergent research to transform scientific understanding of the FEW nexus (integrating all three components rather than addressing them separately), in order to improve system function and management, address system stress, increase resilience, and ensure sustainability.

 

National Science Foundation

Energy-Efficient Computing: from Devices to Architectures

Deadline: Mar 07, 2017

Award Size: 8 Awards

Program Funding: $6,000,000

Award Ceiling: $1,600,000

Award Floor: $800,000

Publication Date: 12/8

Summary: This partnership will specifically support new research to minimize the energy impacts of processing, storing, and moving data within future computing systems, and will be synergistic with other research activities that address other aspects of this overarching energy-constrained computing performance challenge.