State and federal funding opportunities available for ag sciences research.

NIH - Assay development and screening for discovery of chemical probes, drugs or immunomodulators (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due 30 days prior to application; Application due October 5, 2020

NSF - Economics

Applications due August 18, 2020 or January 18, 2021

NSF - Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

Proposals due October 19-22, 2020 based on field of study

NSF - Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program (HEGS)

Proposals due August 18, 2020 or January 19, 2021

NSF - Decision, Risk and Management Sciences (DRMS)

Proposals due August 18, 2020 or January 18, 2021

NIH - Chronic Kidney Diseases of UnceRtain Etiology (CKDu) in Agricultural Communities (CURE) Research Consortium Renal Science Core (U01 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due October 10, 2020; Applications due November 10, 2020

NIH - Chronic Kidney Diseases of UnceRtain Etiology (CKDu) in Agricultural Communities (CURE) Research Consortium - Scientific Data Coordinating Center (SDCC) (U24 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Applications due November 10, 2020

NIH - Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa) Research Hubs (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent due November 9, 2020; Applications due December 8, 2020

NIH - Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa) Open Data Science Platform and Coordinating Center (U2C – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due November 3, 2020; Applications due December 3, 2020

NIH - Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa): Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications Research (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due November 2, 2020; Applications due December 1, 2020

NIH - NCI Outstanding Investigator Award (R35 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due 30 days prior to application; Applications due November 6, 2020

Dept of State - AfrIdea: A Regional Idea-a-thon for Post-COVID Progress

Applications due August 25, 2020

National Council of Disability - COVID-19's Broadscale Impact on the Lives of People with Disabilities

Applications due August 21, 2020

Dept of Labor - Supply Chains Tracing Project

Applications due Sept 8, 2020

NIH - Fertility Status as a Marker for Overall Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Applications due June 19, 2023

NIH - Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Applications due October 5, 2020

NIH - Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes (R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Applications due October 16, 2020

Dept of Commerce - Climate Program Office FY2021

Applications due November 30, 2020

Dept of State - Virtual Civic Engagement to Strengthen Democracy in Africa

Applications due August 17, 2020

Dept of State - Exchange program for biotechnology experts

Applications due August 21, 2020

NIH - NIEHS Research Intensive Short Courses and Educational Opportunities (NIEHS RISE) (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due 30 days prior to application; Application due November 30, 2020

FDA - Postdoctoral Research Opportunity in Genome Engineering

Applications reviewed on a rolling basis until February 24, 2021

NSF - Accountable Institutions and Behavior (AIB)

Proposals due August 17, 2020

NSF - General Social Survey (GSS) Competition

Proposals due August 17, 2020

NSF - Sociology

Proposals due August 17, 2020

NSF - Security and Preparedness (SAP)

Proposals due August 17, 2020

NSF - Political Science (PS)

Proposals due August 17, 2020

NSF - Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)

Proposals due August 14, 2020

NSF - Disaster Resilience Research Grants (DRRG)

Letter of Intent due August 14, 2020; Proposals due September 15, 2020

NSF - Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER):

Proposals due August 14, 2020

NSF - NSF Innovation Corps Hubs Program (I-CorpsTM Hubs)

Proposals due August 13, 2020

NSF - Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID)

Proposals due November 18, 2020

NSF - Engineering Research Visioning Alliance (ERVA): Future Research Directions for the Engineering Research Community

Proposals due August 12, 2020

NSF - Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER)

Proposals due August 11, 2020

EPA - Projects to Advance the Safe Use of Pesticides

Applications due September 16, 2020

DOD - Award for Fundamental Research in Socio-Mathematics of Information and Influence

Applications due August 28, 2020

USDA APHIS - National Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Program 2020 Cooperative/Interagency Agreements

Applications due September 14, 2020

USAID - Strengthening Community Resilience and Learning in Cote d'Ivoire's Border Areas to Counter Violent Extremism/Resilience for Peace

Applications due August 12, 2020

DHHS - Community-based Approaches to Strengthening Economic Supports for Working Families

Applications due August 17, 2020

NIH - NINDS Morris K. Udall Centers of Excellence for Parkinson's Disease Research (P50 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent due 30 days prior to application; Applications due September 28, 2020

NIH - NINDS Morris K. Udall Parkinson's Disease Research Center Without Walls (P20 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent due 30 days prior to applications; Applications due September 28, 2020

NIH - Using Human Cell Animal Chimera Brains to Study HIV Latency and Pathology R01 - Clinical Trials Not Allowed

Letter of Intent due October 13, 2020; Application due November 13, 2020

NIH - BRAIN Initiative: Tools for Germline Gene Editing in Marmosets (U01 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due 30 days prior to application; Application due October 15, 2020

NIH - Integrative Research to Understand the Impact of Sex Differences on the Molecular Determinants of AD Risk and Responsiveness to Treatment (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent due October 10, 2020; Applications due November 10, 2020

NIH - Promoting Research on Music and Health: Phased Innovation Award for Music Interventions (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional)

Applications Due October 2, 2020

NIH - PHS 2020-2 Omnibus Solicitation of the NIH, CDC and FDA for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications (Parent SBIR [R43/R44] Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Applications due September 5, 2020

Department of Labor - Reducing Child Labor in Ethiopian Agriculture Using a Gender Focused Approach

Proposals due September 1, 2020

NSF - Partnerships for Innovation (PFI)

Proposals due August 5, 2020

NSF - Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science

Proposals due September 30, 2020

NSF - Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources (IUSE: EHR)

Proposals due August 4, 2020

NSF - Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) Competition

Proposals due August 4, 2020

USDA FAS - Promoting Science and Rules Based Standards for Processed Food Ingredients in India and China

Applications due August 20, 2020

USDA NIFA - Postdoctoral Fellowships

Applications due August 13, 2020

USDA NIFA - Predoctoral Fellowships

Applications due August 13, 2020

IH - Mechanistic Studies of the Interaction between SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 and Diseases and Organ Systems of Interest to NIDDK (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent due November 16, 2020

NSF - Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E)

Application dates vary, see page for details

NIH - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Parent F31-Diversity)

Applications due August 8, 2020

NIH - Biomarkers of Dietary Intake and Exposure Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due September 21, 2020; Applications due October 21, 2020

NSF - Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis (OPUS)

Proposals due August 3, 2020

NSF - Civic Innovation Challenge

Proposals due August 3, 2020

NSF - Science and Technology Studies (STS)

Full proposals due August 3, 2020

NSF - Perception, Action & Cognition (PAC)

Proposals due August 3, 2020

DOD - Geospatial Phylogenetics, Genomic Epidemiology, and Bio-geographer (accepting applications until filled)

Applications accepted until filled

Novo Nordisk Foundation - Postdoctoral Fellowships for research within Plant Science, Agriculture and Food Biotechnology

Applications due August 27, 2020

DOE - Research and Development for Advanced Water Resource Recovery Systems

Applications due October 6, 2020

NIH - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32)

Applications due August 8, 2020

NIH - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Fellowship for Students at Institutions with NIH-Funded Institutional Predoctoral Dual-Degree Training Programs (Parent F30)

Applications due August 8, 2020

NIH - 3D Technologies to Accelerate HTAN Atlas Building Efforts (UH2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due October 9, 2020; Applications due November 9, 2020

NIH - Preclinical Development of Novel Therapeutics Targeting Aging Mechanisms (SBIR U44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due October 10, 2020; Applications due November 10, 2020

NIH - Digital Healthcare Interventions to Address the Secondary Health Effects Related to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional)

Applications due August 20, 2020

NIH - Large scale mapping and/or molecular profiling of ensembles and/or cell-types mediating opioid action in the rodent brain (R01 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due September 30, 2020; Application due October 30, 2020

NIH - NIH Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due December 24, 2020; Applications due January 25, 2021

NIH - Interactive Digital Media STEM Resources for Pre-College and Informal Science Education Audiences (SBIR) (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Applications due September 4, 2020

NIH - Interactive Digital Media STEM Resources for Pre-College and Informal Science Education Audiences (STTR) (R41/R42 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Applications due September 4, 2020

NIH - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32)

Applications due August 8, 2020

USDA - Development of a Time Release Study Methodology for Agricultural Goods

Applications due August 7, 2020

NSF - Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards

Proposals accepted anytime

NIH HHS - Pediatric Biospecimen Procurement Center (BPC) Supporting the Developmental Gene Expression (dGTEx) Project (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Applications due December 3, 2020

USDA Forest Service - Northeast and Midwest Landscape Scale Restoration 2021

Applications due September 17, 2020

DOI Fish and Wildlife Service - Region 5 White-Nose Syndrome Research Grants

Applications due August 25, 2020

USDA - Agricultural Innovations for Sustainable Food Security: Biotechnology and Seeds Systems in Asia and Africa

Applications due August 17, 2020

NIH HHS - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship (Parent F31)

Application closing date August 8, 2023

NSF - Leading Engineering for America's Prosperity, Health, and Infrastructure (LEAP HI)

Letter of Intent due July 15, 2020: Full proposal window September 1-15, 2020

NIH - Laboratory, Data Analysis, and Coordinating Center (LDACC) for the Developmental Genotype-Tissue Expression Project(U24) (Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due October 13, 2020; Application due November 13, 2020

NIH - Martin Delaney Collaboratory for Pediatric HIV Cure Research (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due November 7, 2020; Application due December 7, 2020

NIH - Martin Delaney Collaboratories for HIV Cure Research (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due November 7, 2020; Application due December 7, 2020

NIH - Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists' Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) (R03 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent due October 13, 2020; Application due November 13, 2020

NIH - Community Interventions to Address the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic among Health Disparity and Vulnerable Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional)

Applications due August 28, 2020

NIH - NIA Multi-site COVID-19 Related Clinical Trial Implementation Grant on Aging-Related Topics in at-risk Older Adult Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required)

Applications due July 1, 2020; August 3, 2020; September 1, 2020

NIH - Early Stage Investigator HIV/AIDS Research Using Nonhuman Primate (NHP) Models (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Applications due September 7, 2020

NSF - Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (DISES)

Proposals due November 16, 2020

NSF - Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program (IUCRC)

Preliminary Proposal due July 7, 2020; Full Proposal due September 8, 2020

NIH - Emergency Awards: RADx-UP Coordination and Data Collection Center (CDCC) (U24 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent due July, 8 2020; Applications due August 7, 2020

NIH - Collaborative Centers in Children's Environmental Health Research and Translation Centers (P2C Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent due on October 23, 2020; Applications due November 23, 2020

NIH - Center for Inherited Disease Research (CIDR) High Throughput Sequencing and Genotyping Resource Access (X01)

Applications are accepted by continuous receipt.

NIH - Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program (D43 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent due July 14, 2020; Applications due August 14, 2020

NIH - Pilot Projects Increasing the Impact of the NIH Centers for Advancing Research on Botanicals and Other Natural Products (PI2 CARBON) (R03 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due September 1, 2020; Application due October 1, 2020

NIH - Advancing Genomic Medicine Research (Clinical Trial Optional) (R21)

Letter of Intent due July 3, 2020: Application due August 3, 2020

NIH - Advancing Genomic Medicine Research (Clinical Trial Optional) (R01)

Letter of Intent due July 3, 2020; Application due August 3, 2020

NIH - Advancing HIV/AIDS Research through Computational Neuroscience FOA (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent due October 7, 2020; Applications due November 6, 2020

NIH - National Institute of General Medical Sciences Institutional Predoctoral Research Training Grant (T32 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Applications due Sept 25, 2020

NIH - Mid-Career Enhancement Awards to Integrate Basic Behavioral, Biomedical, and/or Social Scientific Processes (K18 No Independent Clinical Trials)

Applications due March 17, 2021

NIH - Superfund Research Program Occupational Health and Safety Education Programs on Emerging Technologies (R25 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due July 3, 2020; Applications due August 3, 2020

NIH - U.S. - India Collaborative Environmental Health Research Program (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Applications due October 15, 2020

NIH - Coordinating Unit to Support the Kidney, Urology and Hematology (KUH) Innovative Science Accelerator Program (ISAC-CU) (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due July 4, 2020; Applications due August 4, 2020

NIH - Identifying Innovative Mechanisms or Interventions that Target Multimorbidity and Its Consequences (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Proposals due October 5, 2020

NIH - Advancing Research to Develop Improved Measures and Methods for Understanding Multimorbidity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Proposals due October 5, 2020

NIH - Mucosal Immunology Studies Team (MIST) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due September 9, 2020; Applications due October 9, 2020

NIH - Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Due dates vary

NIH - New Informatics Tools and Methods to Enhance U.S. Cancer Surveillance Research (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent due October 18, 2020; Application due November 18, 2020

NSF - Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis (OPUS)

Full Proposal due August 3, 2020

NIH - Tuberculosis Research Units (U19 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent due August 28, 2020; Application due September 28, 2020

NIH - Asthma and Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Centers (U19 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent July 28, 2020; Application due August 28, 2020

USDA – AFRI Education and Workforce Development Agricultural Workforce Training Grants

Applications due September 24, 2020

USDA – AFRI Education and Workforce Development Postdoctoral Fellowships

Applications due Aug 13, 2020

USDA – AFRI Education and Workforce Development Predoctoral Fellowship

Applications due August 13, 2020

NIH - NIAMS Resource-based Centers for Bone, Muscle and Orthopaedic Research (BMOR) (P30 - Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due 30 days prior to application; Application due August 11, 2020

NIH - Artificial Intelligence and Technology Collaboratories for Aging Research Coordinating Center (AITCC) (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Letter of Intent due Sept 1, 2020; Application due Oct 1, 2020

NIH - Artificial Intelligence and Technology Collaboratories for Aging Research (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)

Letter of Intent due Sept 1, 2020; Application due Oct 1, 2020

NSF – Dear Colleague Letter on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Proposals due ASAP

NIH - NIAMS Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-based Centers

Letter of Intent due 30 days prior to application; Application due August 11, 2020

NIH - Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network (BPN): Small Molecule Drug Discovery and Development of Disorders of the Nervous System

Applications due August 11, 2020

NIH - Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network (BPN): Small Molecule Drug Discovery and Development for Disorders of the Nervous System

Applications due August 11, 2020

NIH - Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for Early Stage Investigators

Applications due October 2, 2020; October 4, 2021; October 3, 2022

NIH - Toward Translation of Nanotechnology Cancer Interventions (TTNCI)

Applications due May 21, 2020; November 19. 2020; May 20, 2021; November 18, 2021

NSF - Principles and Practice of Scalable Systems (PPoSS)

Planning grants only due April 6, 2020; Planning grants and LARGE grants due January 25, 2021

NSF – General Social Survey (GSS) Competition

Letter of Intent due June 01, 2020; Full Proposal due August 17, 2020

NSF - Biomechanics and Mechanobiology (BMMB)

Proposals accepted anytime.

NSF - Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE): Core Programs

Full proposal windows Small projects: October 31 - November 14, 2019 Medium projects: September 7 - September 14, 2020 Large projects: September 16 - September 23, 2020

NSF - Division of Environmental Biology (Core Programs) (DEB)

Proposals accepted anytime

NSF - Geography and Spatial Sciences Program – Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards

Full proposals accepted anytime

NSF - Long Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB)

Proposals accepted at anytime.

NSF - Infrastructure Innovation for Biological Research (IIBR)

Proposals accepted anytime.

NSF - Infrastructure Capacity for Biology (ICB)

Proposals accepted anytime.

NSF/NIFA - Plant Biotic Interactions

Proposals accepted anytime.

NSF - Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP)

Proposals accepted anytime.

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