ACADEMIC RESEARCH

CURRENT GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

Grant Seekers

This is a collection of grant opportunities and, if applicable, grant-related training opportunities that are currently available from the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and other sources (August 8, 2014). Please note that they are divided by academic discipline and thus allow for easy navigation. The links listed below will change as new grant opportunities become available. In addition to checking the already existing external grant opportunities, do not hesitate to check this site on a regular basis.

 

AGRICULTURE

Deadline Date – August 27, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Agriculture

Category – Sheep Production and Marketing

Description – The SPMG provides funds on a competitive basis to national organizations whose mission is to strengthen and enhance the production and marketing of sheep and sheep products in the United States including the improvement of infrastructure business, resource development, and the development of innovative approaches to solve long-term needs. Only national organizations with similar missions may apply.

Size of Grant – 9 awards totaling $1.5 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.ams.usda.gov/AMSv1.0/SPMGP

 

ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE

Deadline Date – November 13, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIDA

Category – Interventions for Youth who Misuse/Abuse Prescription Stimulant Medications in High School and/or College-Attending Youth (U01)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-15-010.html

 

ARTS AND CULTURE

Deadline Date – October 21, 2014

Grant Resource – National Endowment for the Arts

Category – NEA Research: Art Works FY2015

Description – In September 2012, the NEA's Office of Research & Analysis published its five-year research agenda, supported by a system map and measurement model. Titled How Art Works, the report offers a framework for studying research topics critical to a broader public understanding of the arts' value and/or impact for individuals and communities.

Size of Grant – 20 awards of $30,000

Cost Sharing or Match – Yes

Web - http://arts.gov/grants-organizations/research-art-works

 

Deadline Date – October 5, 2014; February 5, 2015; June 5, 2015

Grant Resource – US department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Arts-Based Approaches in Palliative Care for Symptom Management (R01)

Description – This FOA is intended to support mechanistic clinical studies to provide an evidence base for the use of the arts in palliative care for symptom management. The objective is to understand the biological, physiological, neurological, psychological, and/or sociological mechanisms by which the arts exert their effects on symptom management during and throughout the palliative care continuum. The goal is for the research supported under this FOA to develop an evidence-base that could be used as a basis for the uptake of arts-based therapies in palliative care settings, among individuals across the lifespan, with a wide variety of serious chronic conditions and their accompanying symptoms.

Size of Grant - $300,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web – http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-294.html

 

Deadline Date – March 2, 2015 Letter of Inquiry; June 1, 2015 Proposal

Grant Resource – Terra Foundation for American Art

Category – Exhibition Grants

Description – Letters of inquiry for grants to support exhibitions that enlarge the understanding and appreciation of historical American art made between 1500 and 1980 from the Terra Foundation for American Art. To be eligible for a grant, exhibitions that take place internationally or in Chicago may be aimed at the general public, scholars, or both; exhibitions that take place only in the United States, but outside of Chicago, must present historical American art in an international context and reach a scholarly audience. Grants do not support individuals; acquisitions or capital expenditures; exhibitions and programs focused on art made after 1980; exhibitions primarily comprising private or commercial collections; online exhibitions; permanent collection installations; or exhibitions focused on architecture, conservation, or film.

Web - http://www.terraamericanart.org/grants/exhibition-program

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Deadline Date – August 25, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Category – Capacity Building for Community Development and Affordable Housing Activities

Description – The US Department of Housing and Urban Development announces the Section 4 Capacity Building program enhances the capacity and ability of community development corporations and community housing development organizations to carry out community development and affordable housing activities that benefit low-income families.

Web - http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/administration/grants/fundsavail

 

Deadline Date – October 17, 2014

Grant Resource – US Tennis Association

Category – Tennis Programs for Children and Adults with Disabilities

Description – The mission of USTA Serves, the National Charitable Foundation of the United States Tennis Association, is to promote programs that enhance the lives of at-risk children and individuals with disabilities through the integration of tennis and education. Grants are provided to tennis programs for underserved youth, ages 5-18, that include an educational component. Support is also available for tennis programs for people with disabilities (all ages) with a life skills component. Nonprofit organizations that are USTA members are eligible to apply.

Web - http://www.ustaserves.com/grants_scholarships/grants_overview_/?intloc=headernavsub

 

Deadline Date – Open

Grant Resource – Adidas Corporation

Category – Youth Sports, Education, Preventative Health and Relief Efforts

Description – Adidas corporate giving is provided selectively and focuses on the following areas of engagement: Sports within a social context; Kids and Youth; Education; Preventive Health Projects (preferably sports related); and Relief efforts. The Adidas Group supports projects which show sustainable benefits to the communities where they live and operate. Consideration is given to organizations which complement their corporate philosophy and the core values of the Adidas Group. They need to hold a recognized reputation for integrity in program implementation, financial management and project effectiveness. Corporate giving at the Adidas Group can take the form of: cash donations, donations in kind (products, equipment, services, and know-how) and corporate volunteering

Web - http://www.adidas-group.com/media/filer_public/2013/07/31/corporate_giving_guidelines_group_level_july_2006_en.pdf

 

Deadline Date – October 1, 2014 Letters of Inquiry

Grant Resource – US Soccer Foundation

Category – Safe Places to Play

Description – Since 1995, the U.S. Soccer Foundation has awarded grants to more than six hundred organizations in the United States for projects designed to keep children in underserved communities active, healthy, and safe. Because urban areas often lack space for children to play outside, the foundation is working to provide play spaces for children across the nation. The foundation is accepting Letters of Inquiry for the Safe Places to Play program, which provides grants to organizations to help them build or enhance a field space in their communities. Field Building grants of up to $200,000 each will be awarded for the installation of field surfaces, lighting, and irrigation.

Web - http://www.ussoccerfoundation.org/

 

Deadline Date – August 8, 2014 (annual program)

Grant Resource – NBC Universal Foundation

Category – Community Challenges

Description – Applications are requested for grants from the NBC Universal Foundation for nonprofits working to focus on community challenges. The foundation will award funding for programs in the areas of civic engagement, education, environment, jobs and economic empowerment, media arts, and technology.

Size of Grant – 30 awards totaling $1.2 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.nbcuni.com/corporate/social-ventures/-/21st-century-solutions/

 

Deadline Date – Open for Letters of Inquiry

Grant Resource – Dorthea Haus Ross Foundation

Category – Support for Vulnerable Children

Description – The Dorothea Haus Ross Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that serve vulnerable children in the United States and around the world. The Foundation provides grants to organizations that offer direct aid to children in need, including those who are ill, orphaned, disabled, injured, abused, or malnourished as well as children who have limited access to education.

Size of Grant - $1,000 to $15,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.dhrossfoundation.org/

 

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Deadline Date – August 27, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of State

Category – Research on Trafficking in Persons in Supply Chains in Sub-Saharan Africa

Description – The Department of State's Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP Office) is announcing an open competition for funding of one or more projects to answer the following research question: How do supply chains that touch sub-Saharan Africa operate and intersect with trafficking in persons, and prevent trafficking in sub-Saharan Africa? Using the results of this research question, the successful applicant will develop a highly detailed typology across sectors, commodities, regions or other subdivisions that become apparent during the research. The goal of the research is to enable governments and businesses to identify risks and best practices of programs, policies, and laws to combat those risks.

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - https://www.grantsolutions.gov/gs/preaward/previewPublicAnnouncement.do?id=49791

 

EDUCATION

Deadline Date – October 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Education and US Department of Labor

Category – Online Skills Academy: Ready to Work (forecast)

Description – Working together, federal agencies with employment and training programs developed a job-driven training checklist to guide administrative action and to ensure that what’s working best becomes what all Americans can expect when they participate in a training program. Partnerships of local employers, education and training providers, economic development agencies, and other public and private entities, will create programs that make the most of limited resources. DOL will competitively award funding to launch an online skills academy that offers open online courses of study, helping students earn credentials online through participating accredited institutions, and expand access to curriculum designed to speed the time to credit and completion. Building off the burgeoning marketplace of free and open-licensed learning resources, including content developed through the TAACCCT grant program accessible through DOL’s online repository, the online skills academy will ensure that workers can get the education and training they need to advance their careers, particularly by developing skills in-demand by employers.

Size of Grant - 30 awards totaling $25 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web – http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/ready_to_work_factsheet.pdf  (not a solicitation, a fact sheet about the upcoming solicitation)

 

Deadline Date – Open

Grant Resource – Whole Kids Foundation

Category – School Salad Bars

Description – Applications for grants to install salad bars in school districts from the Whole Kids Foundation. Any school district participating in the National School Lunch Program is eligible to apply. There is one application that accommodates either an application for a single salad bar package or for larger districts, multiple salad bar packages. Schools currently awarded with the bronze status or above in the Healthier US School Challenge automatically qualify for a salad bar donation, with the stipulation that the school or district desires and can support a salad bar every day in school lunch.

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://saladbars2schools.org

 

Deadline Date – October 15, 2014

Grant Resource – Lego Children’s Fund

Category – Youth Creativity Programs for Disadvantaged Children

Description – The Lego Children's Fund is accepting grant proposals for programs dedicated to inspiring

and encouraging youth creativity. The fund supports programs serving in children from birth to age 14, with

priority consideration for disadvantaged or at-risk youth.

Size of Grant - $500 to $5,000 plus a single grant of $100,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.legochildrensfund.org

 

Deadline Date – Open

Grant Resource – May and Stanley Smith Charitable Truse

Category – Healthy Development for Needy Children

Description – The May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust seeks to foster healthy development and

future independence by increasing opportunities for children and young people from birth to age 25.

The trust supports programs offering direct services to needy children and youths, including academic

enrichment and college access programs; mentoring and youth leadership programs; arts outreach

programs; career development programs; programs serving abandoned, abused, and neglected children;

and recreational programs and camps incorporating youth development. Priority is given to organizations

working to achieve a long-term sustainable difference in the lives of the people they serve. 

Web - http://www.adminitrustllc.com/may-and-stanley-smith-charitable-trust/

 

Deadline Date – November 30, 2014

Grant Resource – Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation

Category – Anti-Bullying Programs

Description – The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness of the long-term,

damaging effects of bullying and to supporting those doing real-world work to stop it. The Foundation

provides grants to nonprofit organizations throughout the United States that help stop bullying, help those

hurt by bullying, and help increase equality and diversity in sports. The Foundation generally prefers to make

grants of $10,000 or less. Visit the Foundation’s website to download the application guidelines and form.

Size of Grant - $10,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://www.standupfoundation.com/grants/requesting-funding/

 

FELLOWSHIPS

Deadline Date – August 4, 2015

Grant Resource – Open Society Foundation

Description – The Open Society Fellowship supports individuals seeking innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental challenges. The fellowship supports work that will enrich public understanding of those challenges. A fellowship project might identify a problem that has not previously been recognized, develop new policy ideas to deal with familiar problems, or offer a new advocacy strategy. Past fellows include journalists, activists, and academics. Applicants should possess a deep understanding of their chosen subject area and a track record of professional accomplishment.

Size of Grant - $80,000-$100,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants/open-society-fellowship

 

GERONTOLOGY

Deadline Date – August 1, 2015

Grant Resource – Retirement Research Foundation

Category – Improving Services for Older Adults

Description – Grants from the Retirement Research Foundation support projects that improve the availability and quality of community-based and long-term support and services for older adults; provide new and expanded opportunities for older adults to engage in meaningful roles in society; seek causes and solutions to significant problems facing older adults; and increase the number of professionals and paraprofessionals adequately prepared to serve the elderly.

Web - http://www.rrf.org

 

Deadline Date – September 12, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Career Transition Award for Intramural Fellows (K22)

Description – The purpose of the NHLBI Career Transition Award (K22) program is to provide highly qualified postdoctoral fellows with an opportunity to receive mentored research experience in the NHLBI Division of Intramural Research and then to provide them with funding to facilitate the transition of their research programs as new investigators to extramural institutions.

Size of Grant - $249,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-302.html

 

Deadline Date – November 7, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Enhancing Cross-National Research within the Health and Retirement Study Family of Studies (R01)

Description – The purpose of this announcement is to enhance comparability among a specific group of measures in the US Health and Retirement Study and the family of comparable longitudinal aging studies around the world.

Size of Grant - $2.5 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-15-015.html

 

Deadline Date – November 7, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Paul B. Beeson Clinical Scientist Development Award in Aging (K08)

Description – This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages and assists the development of future leaders in the field of aging by supporting clinically trained (primarily physician) faculty members early in their careers to gain additional research training and to establish independent programs in aging research.

Size of Grant - $1 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web – http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-15-016.html

 

HEALTH FIELDS

Deadline Date – November 7, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIA

Category – Paul B. Beeson Clinical Scientist Development Award in Aging (K08)

Description – This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages and assists the development of future leaders in the field of aging by supporting clinically trained (primarily physician) faculty members early in their careers to gain additional research training and to establish independent programs in aging research. The John A. Hartford Foundation (http://www.jhartfound.org/) and The American Federation for Aging Research (http://www.afar.org/) are interested in independently funding applications submitted under this initiative.

Cost Sharing or Match – 

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-15-016.html

 

Deadline Date – November 7, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIA

Category – Paul B. Beeson Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award in Aging (K23)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-15-017.html

 

Deadline Date – November 21, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Mucosal Environment and HIV Prevention (MEHP II) (R01)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-14-036.html

 

Deadline Date – April 15, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIDDK

Category – Advanced Clinical Trials to test Artificial Pancreas Device Systems in Type 1 Diabetes (UC4)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-14-024.html

 

Deadline Date – August 25, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of health and Human Services FDA

Category – National Research Project to Assess State Agricultural Laws, Regulations, and Resources Related to Produce Safety (U01)

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-FD-14-085.html

 

Deadline Date – November 24, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – NIDDK Physician Scientist Diversity Mentoring Award (K05) Grant

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-14-005.html

 

Deadline Date – October 10, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – NIH Transformative Research Awards (R01)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-14-003.html

 

Deadline Date – October 14, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Bioreactors for Reparative Medicine - SBIR Direct Phase II (R44)

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HL-15-017.html

 

Deadline Date – August 29, 2014 Letter of Inquiry

Grant Resource – Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation

Category – HIV/AIDS Education

Description – The Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation is dedicated to the fight against HIV and AIDS. The Foundation considers grant requests from nonprofit organizations throughout the United States, with particular interest in smaller communities and rural areas. Grants are provided to community-based organizations in support of care and direct services, education, and research. The focus is on developing or established programs, with emphasis on programs that offer direct benefit to clients or target audiences. Visit the Foundation’s website to submit an online application.

Web - http://www.krhofmann.org/

 

Deadline Date – October 30, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – NIDDK Central Repositories Non-renewable Sample Access (X01)

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-301.html

 

MENTAL HEALTH

Deadline Date – September 25, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – NIMH Research Education Programs for Psychiatry Residents

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-306.html

 

Deadline Date – September 25, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – NIMH Short Courses for Mental Health-Related Research

Web – http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-305.html

 

Deadline Date – September 25, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – NIMH Mentoring Networks for Mental Health Research Education

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-304.html

 

Deadline Date – November 13, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense Army

Category – Psychological Health Research

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=260190

 

MINORITY STUDENTS

Deadline Date – August 15, 2014

Grant Resource – Open Meadows Foundation

Category – Women and Girls Programs

Description – The Open Meadows Foundation is a grant-making organization which funds projects designed and implemented by women and girls; projects which have limited financial access reflecting the cultural and ethnic diversity of our society and promoting the empowerment of women and girls as well as and projects for social change that have encountered obstacles in their search for funding. It offers grants to projects that are designed and implemented by women and girls; promote the empowerment and well- being of women and girls; reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of our society; promote social change; and have limited financial access or have encountered obstacles in their search for funding.

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.openmeadows.org/

 

SCIENCES

Deadline Date – August 20, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense Naval Research

Category – Compact High Density Tactical Energy Storage

Size of Grant – 3 awards totaling $3.75 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=254797

 

Deadline Date – November 19, 2014

Grant Resource – National Science Foundation

Category – Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases

Size of Grant – 9 awards of $2.5 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf14592

 

Deadline Date – November 6, 2014

Grant Resource – National Science Foundation

Category – Computer & Information Science & Engineering CISE Research Infrastructure

Size of Grant – 30 awards totaling $18 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf14593

 

Deadline Date – November 20, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Energy

Category – Early Career Research Program

Size of Grant - 20 awards totaling $12 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=260582

 

Deadline Date – July 31, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense Navy

Category – BROAD AGENCY ANNOUNCEMENT (BAA) FOR RESEARCH INITIATIVES AT THE NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=260576

 

Deadline Date – October 29, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense

Category – Reconstructive Transplantation Research

Size of Grant – 7 awards totaling $13 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=260554

 

Deadline Date – September 25, 2014

Grant Resource – National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA

Category – Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=260171

 

TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Deadline Date – November 3, 2014

Grant Resource – MacArthur Foundation

Category – Building Trust in Connected Learning Environments

Description – The Trust Challenge will award a total of $1.2 million to institutions and organizations that tackle questions about trust in connected learning environments. How can learners exercise control over who sees and uses their data? What tools do they need to navigate, collaborate, and learn online with confidence? What solutions will foster greater civility and respect in online learning environments? How can open technical standards create more opportunities to share and collaborate online in a spirit of trust?

Size of Grant - $10,000 to $150,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web – http://www.dmlcompetition.net

 

Deadline Date – February 2, 2015

Grant Resource – National Science Foundation

Category – Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation

Description –

Size of Grant – 25 awards of $5 million each

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf14520

 

VETERANS

Deadline Date – August 15, 2014

Grant Resource – Home Depot Foundation

Category – Housing for Veterans

Size of Grant – Home Depot Gift Cards for $5,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://homedepotfoundation.org/page/applying-for-a-grant

Professor Balmer assists a student