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 (October 20, 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.

 

ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE

Deadline Date – February 5, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Epidemiology of Drug Abuse

Description – This Funding Opportunity Announcement is intended to support research projects to enhance our understanding of the nature, extent, distribution, etiology, comorbidities, and consequences of drug use, abuse, and addiction across individuals, families, communities, and diverse population groups. This FOA strongly encourages applications that reflect the breadth of epidemiology research by addressing multiple levels of risk, resilience, and causation across scientific disciplines; by applying novel methods to advance knowledge of the interplay among genetic, environmental, and developmental factors and between social environments and associated health and disease outcomes; and by building on the research investments of NIH and sister HHS agencies to harness existing data on the epidemiology and etiology of drug abuse to improve public health prevention and treatment programs.

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-15-003.html

 

ARTS AND CULTURE

Deadline Date – December 9, 2014

Grant Resource – National Endowment for the Humanities

Category – Collaborative Research Grants

Description – Collaborative Research Grants support interpretive humanities research undertaken by a team of two or more scholars, for full-time or part-time activities for periods of one to three years. Support is available for various combinations of scholars, consultants, and research assistants; project-related travel; field work; applications of information technology; and technical support and services. All grantees are expected to communicate the results of their work to the appropriate scholarly and public audiences. Eligible projects include ¿ research that significantly adds to knowledge and understanding of the humanities; ¿ conferences on topics of major importance in the humanities that will benefit scholarly research; ¿ archaeological projects that include the interpretation and communication of results (projects may encompass excavation, materials analysis, laboratory work, field reports, and preparation of interpretive monographs); and ¿ research that uses the knowledge and perspectives of the humanities and historical or philosophical methods to enhance understanding of science, technology, medicine, and the social sciences.

Size of Grant – up to $100,000

Cost Sharing or Match – 20% encouraged 

Web - http://www.neh.gov/files/grants/collaborative-research-dec-9-2014.pdf

 

Deadline Date – December 15, 2014;

Grant Resource – National Endowment for the Arts

Category – Our Town

Description – Through Our Town, subject to the availability of funding, the National Endowment for the Artswill provide a limited number of grants for creative placemaking projects that contribute towards the livability of communities and help transform them into lively, beautiful, and resilient places with the arts at their core. Our Town prioritizes partnerships between arts organizations and government, private, and nonprofit organizations to achieve livability goals for communities.

Size of Grant - $25,000, $50,000, $75,000, or $100,000.

Cost Sharing or Match – $1 to $1

Web - http://arts.gov/grants-organizations/our-town/introduction

 

Deadline – Open

Grant Resource – Surdna Foundation

Category – Education – Teens’ Artistic and Cultural Advancement; Community Engaged Design; Artists and Economic Development; Artists Engaging in Social Change

Description – We seek organizations that:

Embrace artistic and design excellence;

Find innovative ways to use arts and culture to make communities more just and sustainable;

Prioritize the needs of low-income communities and people of color in their work;

Maintain sound financial practices and management; and

Demonstrate a capacity and willingness to share best practices and knowledge with their colleagues and others in the field.

We also believe that the Foundation’s three programs are strongly interrelated and necessary to create just and sustainable communities. We therefore encourage cross-cutting proposals that connect to the work of the Foundation’s Strong Local Economies and Sustainable Environments programs.

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.surdna.org/what-we-fund/thriving-cultures.html

 

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Deadline Date – October 31, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Housing and Urban Development

Category – Continuum of Care

Description – The CoC Program is designed to promote a community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness; to provide funding for efforts by nonprofit providers, States, and local governments to quickly re-house the homeless while minimizing the trauma and dislocation caused by homelessness; to promote access to and effective utilization of mainstream programs by the homeless; and to optimize self-sufficiency among those experiencing homelessness.

Size of Grant -

Cost Sharing or Match – No  

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=265408

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Deadline Date – June 30, 2015

Grant Resource – Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology OCAST

Category – Small Business Innovation Research SBIR

Description – The goals of the program are: (1) to increase the amount of federal research dollars received by Oklahoma firms; (2) to help sustain Oklahoma companies through the funding gap period between the final federal Phase I payment and the first federal Phase II payment and (3) to encourage the establishment and growth of high-quality, small advanced technology firms in the State of Oklahoma.

Web - http://www.ok.gov/ocast/documents/2011%20SBIR%20Match.pdf

 

Deadline Date – October 9, 2014

Grant Resource – KaBoom! & Dr. Pepper Snapple

Category – Playgrounds

Description – KaBOOM! and the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group’s Let’s Play initiative announced a new grant opportunity for communities to build playgrounds in their neighborhoods. Municipalities and child-serving nonprofit organizations without a playground or with existing equipment that is unsafe for children are eligible to apply.

Size of Grant - $15,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No  

Web – http://apply.kaboom.org/

 

EDUCATION

National Science Foundation

Data-Intensive Research to Improve Teaching and Learning - An Ideas Lab to Foster Transformative Approaches to Teaching and Learning

Modification 1

http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=239806

 

Deadline Date – January 1, 2015

Grant Resource – Dollar General Literacy Foundation

Category – Adult Literacy

Description – Adult Literacy Grants award funding to nonprofit organizations that provide direct service to

adults in need of literacy assistance. Organizations must provide help in one of the following instructional areas:

Adult Basic Education; GED or high school equivalency preparation; English Language Acquisition.

Cost Sharing - No 

Web - http://www2.dollargeneral.com/dgliteracy/Pages/grant_programs.aspx

 

FELLOWSHIPS

Deadline Date – December 12, 2014

Grant Resource – Jennings Randolph Peace Dissertation Program

Category – Peace Dissertation Scholarship

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://www.usip.org/grants-fellowships/fellowship-opportunities/jennings-randolph-peace-scholarship-dissertation-program

 

Deadline Date – December 19, 2014 & December 31, 2014

Grant Resource – DaVinci Institute

Category – DaVinci Scholars (pre-service teachers) and DaVinci Fellows (higher education faculty members)

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://davinciok.org/davinci-fellow-and-scholar-awards/

 

GERONTOLOGY

Deadline Date – October 25, 2014; February 25, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Biobehavioral and Technological Interventions to Attenuate Cognitive Decline in Individuals with Cognitive Impairment or Dementia

Description – The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to stimulate clinical research focused on biobehavioral or technological interventions to attenuate cognitive decline in individuals with dementia (such as Alzheimers disease, Lewy body dementia, vascular dementia), mild cognitive impairment, or disease- or age-related cognitive decline.

Size of Grant - $300,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-15-016.html

 

Deadline Date – January 14, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense Army

Category – DoD Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Quality of Life Research Award

Description – The intent of the research funded through the FY14 Quality of Life Research Award (QUAL) is to reduce the burden on caregivers and individuals affected by the common symptoms of both TBI and AD, especially in the military community.

Size of Grant – 4 awards

Cost Sharing or Match – No  

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=264758

 

Deadline Date – January 15, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Epigenetic Analyses of Aging as a Risk Factor for Multiple Chronic Conditions

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-15-004.html

 

HEALTH FIELD

Deadline Date – February 13, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – Vascular Dysfunction in the Pathogenesis of Severe Malaria

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HL-15-023.html

 

Deadline Date – April 7, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services

Category – Studies of HIV in Digestive Diseases Limited to Gastrointestinal Mucosal Immunology and Liver Diseases

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-14-019.html

 

Deadline Date – January 27, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Innovations for Healthy Living - Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268451

 

Deadline Date – January 23, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Technologies for Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health Disparities

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MD-15-003.html

 

Deadline Date – January 12, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – NIMHD Academic Research Enhancement Award: Enhancing Health Disparities Research at Undergraduate Institutions

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MD-15-002.html

 

Deadline Date – January 20, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – System-Level Health Services and Policy Research on Health Disparities

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MD-15-001.html

 

Deadline Date – January 5, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-OD-15-001.html

 

Deadline Date – February 2, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Innovative Technologies for Differential Diagnosis of Acute Febrile Illnesses

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-14-062.html

 

Deadline Date – December 3, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Health Resources & Services Administration Service Area Competition

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268854

 

Deadline Date – December 3, 2014

Grant Resource – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Category – Policy-Relevant Insurance Studies

Size of Grant - $150,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://anr.rwjf.org/viewCfp.do?cfpId=1227&cfpOverviewId=

 

Deadline Date – April 2, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIDDKD

Category – Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Centers

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-14-027.html

 

Deadline Date – December 29, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NINDS

Category – Core Grants to Support Neuroscience Research

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-14-013.html

 

Deadline Date – January 15, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Epigenetic Analyses of Aging as a Risk Factor for Multiple Chronic Conditions

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-15-004.html

 

Deadline Date – December 16, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Clinical and Translational Science Award

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-TR-14-009.html

 

Deadline Date – November 10, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Systems Developmental Biology for Understanding Embryonic Development and the Ontogeny of Structural Birth Defects

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-15-020.html

 

Deadline Date – November 12, 2014; March 12, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH NIAID

Category – NIAID Career Transition Award

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-341.html

 

Deadline Date – March 12, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Request to Access Parkinson's Disease Related-Biospecimens

Cost Sharing or Match –  

Web – http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-340.html

 

LABORATORIES

National Science Foundation

Major Research Instrumentation Program

Grant

http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268920

 

Deadline Date – January 22, 2015

Grant Resource – National Science Foundation

Category – Major Research Instrumentation Program

Description – The Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) serves to increase access to shared scientific and engineering instruments for research and research training in our Nation's institutions of higher education, not-for-profit museums, science centers and scientific/engineering research organizations. The program provides organizations with opportunities to acquire major instrumentation that supports the research and research training goals of the organization and that may be used by other researchers regionally or nationally.

Size of Grant - $4 million each

Cost Sharing or Match – Yes

Web - http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf15504

 

LIBRARIES

Deadline Date – Within 36 months of disaster

Grant Resource – Dollar General Foundation & American Library Association, American Association of School Librarians, and National Education Association

Category – School Library Relief Program

Description – Dollar General, in collaboration with the American Library Association (ALA), the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and the National Education Association (NEA), is sponsoring a school library disaster relief fund for public school libraries in the states served by Dollar General. The fund will provide grants to public schools whose school library program has been affected by a disaster. Grants are to replace or supplement books, media and/or library equipment in the school library setting. The program also features a comprehensive website devoted to disaster preparedness with resources and a toolkit to help school librarians prepare for and deal with natural disasters and terrorist acts.

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.ala.org/aasl/awards/beyond-words

 

Deadline Date – December 1, 2014

Grant Resource – Institute of Museum and Library Services

Category – Museums for America

Description – Museums for America grants support projects that strengthen the ability of an individual museum to serve its public. Institutional Impact: Projects address a key goal identified in an institution’s strategic plan.

In depth Knowledge: Proposals reflect a thorough understanding of current practice and knowledge about the subject matter.

Project-based Design: Work plans consist of a set of logical, interrelated activities tied directly to addressing the key need or challenge identified in the proposal.

Demonstrable Results: Projects generate measurable results that tie directly to the need or challenge it was designed to address.

The mission of the Institute of Museum and Library Services is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement. We provide leadership through research, policy development, and grant making.

Size of Grant - $25,000 or $150,000

Cost Sharing or Match – Yes

Web – http://www.imls.gov/applicants/available_grants.aspx

 

MATH AND ENGINEERING

Deadline Date – January 9, 2015

Grant Resource – National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA

Category – Computational Modeling Algorithms and Cyberinfrastructure

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268329

 

MENTAL HEALTH

Deadline Date – November 25, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Gut-Microbiome-Brain Interactions and Mental Health

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-15-850.html

 

SCIENCES

Deadline Date – December 31, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Agriculture

Category – Technical Assistance and Training for Waste Water

Description – Funds may be used to pay expenses associated with providing technical assistance and/or training to identify and evaluate solutions to water problems relating to source, storage, treatment, and distribution, and to waste disposal problems relating to collection, treatment, and disposal; assist applicants that have filed a preapplication with RUS in the preparation of water and/or waste disposal loan and/or grant applications; and to provide training that will improve the management, operation and maintenance of water and waste disposal facilities.

Size of Grant – 15 awards of $17 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=267348

 

Deadline Date – December 31, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Agriculture

Category – Solid Waste Management

Description – Funds may be used to: Evaluate current landfill conditions to determine threats to water resources in rural areas; provide technical assistance and/or training to enhance operator skills in the maintenance and operation of active landfills in rural areas; provide technical assistance and/or training to help associations reduce the solid waste stream; and provide technical assistance and/or training for operators of landfills in rural areas which are closed or will be closed in the near future with the development/implementation of closure plans, future land use plans, safety and maintenance planning, and closure scheduling within permit requirements.

Size of Grant - 30 awards totaling $3.4 million

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=267368

 

Deadline Date – January 23, 2015 Preliminary Proposal ; August 3, 2015 Full Proposal

Grant Resource – National Science Foundation

Category – Long Term Research in Environmental Biology

Description – Scientific emphases range across many evolutionary and ecological patterns and processes at all spatial and temporal scales. Areas of research include biodiversity, phylogenetic systematics, molecular evolution, life history evolution, natural selection, ecology, biogeography, ecosystem structure, function and services, conservation biology, global change, and biogeochemical cycles. Research on organismal origins, functions, relationships, interactions, and evolutionary history may incorporate field, laboratory, or collection-based approaches; observational or manipulative experiments; synthesis activities; as well as theoretical approaches involving analytical, statistical, or computational modeling.

Size of Grant – 200 awards of $5,000

Cost Sharing or Match – 

Web - http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf15500

 

Deadline Date – November 7, 2014 Letter of Intent; January 9, 2015 Preliminary Proposal; March 30, 2015 Full Proposal

Grant Resource – National Science Foundation

Category – Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation

Description – This solicitation is a funding opportunity for interdisciplinary teams of researchers to embark on rapidly advancing frontiers of fundamental engineering research. For this solicitation, we will consider proposals that aim to investigate emerging frontiers in the following research area: Two-Dimensional Atomic-layer Research and Engineering (2-DARE).

Size of Grant – 8 awards of $2 million each

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf15502

 

Deadline Date – February 16, 2015; June 16, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Health and Human Services NIH

Category – Spatial Uncertainty: Data, Modeling and Communication

Description – The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to support innovative research 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

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-15-009.html

 

Deadline Date – December 29, 2014

Grant Resource – National Institutes of Health NINDS

Category – Institutional Center Core Grants to Support Neuroscience Research

Cost Sharing or Match – No 

Web - http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-14-013.html

 

Deadline Date – November 12, 2014

Grant Resource – National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA

Category – Innovative Advanced Concepts

Size of Grant – 10 awards

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=268870

 

Deadline Date – February 2, 2015

Grant Resource – National Science Foundation

Category – Science, Technology and Society

Description – The Science, Technology, and Society program supports research that uses historical, philosophical, and social scientific methods to investigate the intellectual, material, and social facets of the scientific, technological, engineering and mathematical disciplines. It encompasses a broad spectrum of STS topics including interdisciplinary studies of ethics, equity, governance, and policy issues that are closely related to STEM disciplines, including medical science.

Size of Grant – 40 awards of $180,000

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf15506

 

Deadline Date – January 30, 2015

Grant Resource – US Department of Defense Navy

Category – Minerva Research Institute

Cost Sharing or Match – No

Web - http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=265088

 

National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA Headquarters SPACE TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT DEMONSTRATION AND INFUSION-2015 Grant

http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=265188

 

Deadline Date – November 7, 2014

Grant Resource – US Department of Interior Fish and Wildlife Service

Category – North American Wetlands Conservation Act Small Grants

Description – The U.S. Small Grants Program is a competitive, matching grants program that supports public-private partnerships carrying out projects in the United States that further the goals of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act

Size of Grant – 50 awards of $1,000 to $75,000

Cost Sharing or Match – 

Web - http://www.fws.gov/birdhabitat/Grants/NAWCA/Small/index.shtm

 

Deadline Date – January 21, 2015

Grant Resource – Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology OCAST

Category – Applied Research Support

Description –

Size of Grant - 

Cost Sharing or Match – 

Web - http://www.ok.gov/ocast/Funding/Solicitations/index.html

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