Opportunities/Announcements – June 13, 2018

Funding Opportunities – Faculty

External Competitions

1. Scientific Research Grants
Autism Speaks
Due Date: July 18, 2018 (LOI); September 19, 2018 (Application)
Autism Speaks invites Treatment Research Grant applications to conduct innovative studies of novel treatments and interventions for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) throughout the life span.
More information: https://www.autismspeaks.org/science/grants-program

2. Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Partnership Grants CFDA Number 84.334A, ED-GRANTS-060718-002
Department of Education/Office of Postsecondary Education
Due Date: July 13, 2018
The GEAR UP program is a discretionary grant program that encourages eligible entities to provide support, and maintain a commitment, to eligible low-income students, including students with disabilities, to assist the students in obtaining a secondary school diploma (or its recognized equivalent) and to prepare for and succeed in postsecondary education. Under the GEAR UP program, the Department awards grants to two types of entities: (1) States and (2) partnerships consisting of at least one institution of higher education (IHE) and at least one local educational agency (LEA).
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305992

3. Personnel Development to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities — Preparation of Special Education, Early Intervention, and Related Services Leadership Personnel, CFDA No. 84.325D
US Department of Education/OSERS/OSEP
Due Date: July 30, 2018
The purpose of this priority is to support existing doctoral degree programs that prepare special education, early intervention, and related services personnel at the doctoral degree level who are well qualified for, and can act effectively in, leadership positions as researchers and preparers of special education, early intervention, related services, and regular education personnel in IHEs, or as leaders in national organizations, SEAs, LAs, LEAs, or EIS programs.
More information: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-06-13/pdf/2018-12717.pdf

Opportunities/Announcements – June 6, 2018

Funding Opportunities – Faculty

External Competitions

1. Marriage Strengthening Research & Dissemination Center, HHS-2018-ACF-OPRE-PR-1372
Department of Health and Human Services/Administration for Children and Families
Due Date: July 11, 2018
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is soliciting applications for the establishment of a Marriage Strengthening Research & Dissemination Center. The grantee will oversee a 60-month plan that aims to form a nexus between basic and applied research and evaluation on marriage and families in the United States and programmatic approaches to supporting healthy marriages and families, especially approaches fundable by the federal Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) program.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=300304

2. Language Resource Centers Program CFDA Number 84.229A, ED-GRANTS-052418-001
Department of Education/Office of Postsecondary Education
Due Date: June 25, 2018
The Language Resource Centers (LRC) Program provides grants to institutions of higher education (IHEs) or consortia of IHEs for establishing, strengthening, and operating centers that serve as resources for improving the Nation’s capacity for teaching and learning foreign languages through teacher training, research, materials development, assessment, and dissemination projects.
More information: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/05/24/2018-11187/applications-for-new-awards-language-resource-centers-program

3. Monticello College Foundation grant
Monticello College Foundation
Due Date: August 31, 2018
To be eligible for a Monticello College Foundation grant, a project must have the potential to make a genuine, effective contribution to the advancement of education for women. Where applicable, the grant recipient should be able to assure continuance of a successful project after the termination of the grant. More information: http://monticellofound.org/grants.cfm

4. Living Well-Model Approaches for Enhancing the Quality, Effectiveness and Monitoring of Home and Community Based Services for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities, HHS-2018-ACL-AOD-DNIQ-0301
Department of Health and Human Services/Administration for Community Living
Due Date: July 30, 2018
Through a cooperative agreement, AIDD will fund a consortium to develop and test a model for effectively monitoring quality in community settings that reduces and mitigates the incidence of abuse and neglect and supports empowerment, self-determination, and self-advocacy. The consortium will document their systems change and policy change efforts throughout the project period.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=303673

5. Expanding Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Program (CSP): National Dissemination Grants CFDA Number 84.282T, ED-GRANTS-060518-001
Department of Education/Office of Innovation and Improvement
Due Date:
The major purposes of the CSP are to expand opportunities for all students, particularly traditionally underserved students, to attend public charter schools (as defined in this notice) and meet challenging State academic standards; provide financial assistance for the planning, program design, and initial implementation of charter schools; increase the number of high-quality charter schools (as defined in this notice) available to students across the United States; evaluate the impact of charter schools on student achievement, families, and communities; share best practices between charter schools and other public schools; encourage States to provide facilities support to charter schools; and support efforts to strengthen the charter school authorizing process.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305903

6. Summer Stipends
National Endowment for the Humanities
Due Date: September 26, 2018
Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Eligible projects usually result in articles, monographs, books, digital materials and publications, archaeological site reports, translations, or editions. Projects must incorporate analysis and not result solely in the collection of data.
More information: https://www.neh.gov/grants/research/summer-stipends

Opportunities/Announcements – May 30, 2018

Funding Opportunities – Faculty

External Competitions

1. Partnerships and Collaborations Focused on Problems of Practice or Policy CFDA Number 84.305H, ED-GRANTS-052118-004
Department of Education/Institute of Education Sciences
Due Date: August 23, 2018
In awarding these grants, the Institute of Education Sciences (Institute) intends to provide national leadership in expanding fundamental knowledge and understanding of (1) developmental and school readiness outcomes for infants and toddlers with or at risk for a disability, (2) education outcomes for all students from early childhood education through postsecondary and adult education, and (3) employment and wage outcomes when relevant (such as for students who engaged in career and technical, postsecondary, or adult education).
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305439

2. SMART FY 18 Keep Young Athletes Safe, SMART-2018-14502
Department of Justice
Due Date: June 25, 2018
The Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking (SMART) seeks applications to safeguard amateur athletes against abuse in sports through the prevention and investigation of sexual, physical and emotional abuse in the athletic programs of the United States Olympic Committee, each national governing body, and each Paralympic sports organization. The SMART Office assists states, the District of Columbia, territories and tribal jurisdictions with developing and/or enhancing programs designed to implement the requirements of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA), Title I of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006, and promotes innovation and best practices in preventing and protecting the public from sexual violence.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305550

3. Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Research Training Programs in Special Education CFDA Number 84.324B, ED-GRANTS-052118-007
Department of Education
Due Date: August 23, 2018
The Institute’s research grant programs are designed to provide interested individuals and the general public with reliable and valid information about education practices that support learning and improve academic achievement and access to education opportunities for all students. These interested individuals include parents, educators, students, researchers, and policymakers. In carrying out its grant programs, the Institute provides support for programs of research in areas of demonstrated national need.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305446

4. Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Education Interventions CFDA Number 84.305L, ED-GRANTS-052118-005
Department of Education/Institute of Education Sciences
Due Date: March 7, 2019
The Institute’s research grant programs are designed to provide interested individuals and the general public with reliable and valid information about education practices that support learning and improve academic achievement and access to education opportunities for all students. These interested individuals include parents, educators, students, researchers, and policymakers. In carrying out its grant programs, the Institute provides support for programs of research in areas of demonstrated national need.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305419

5. Low-Cost, Short-Duration Evaluation of Special Education Interventions CFDA Number 84.324L, ED-GRANTS-052118-008
Department of Education/Institute of Education Sciences
Due Date: March 7, 2019
The Institute’s research grant programs are designed to provide interested individuals and the general public with reliable and valid information about education practices that support learning and improve academic achievement and access to education opportunities for all students. These interested individuals include parents, educators, students, researchers, and policymakers. In carrying out its grant programs, the Institute provides support for programs of research in areas of demonstrated national need.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305447

6. Education Research CFDA Number 84.305A, ED-GRANTS-052118-001
Department of Education/Institute of Education Sciences
Due Date: August 23, 2018
The Institute’s research grant programs are designed to provide interested individuals and the general public with reliable and valid information about education practices that support learning and improve academic achievement and access to education opportunities for all students. These interested individuals include parents, educators, students, researchers, and policymakers. In carrying out its grant programs, the Institute provides support for programs of research in areas of demonstrated national need.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305415

7. Special Education Research CFDA Number 84.324A, ED-GRANTS-052118-006
Department of Education/Institute of Education Sciences
Due Date: August 23, 2018
The Institute’s research grant programs are designed to provide interested individuals and the general public with reliable and valid information about education practices that support learning and improve academic achievement and access to education opportunities for all students. These interested individuals include parents, educators, students, researchers, and policymakers. In carrying out its grant programs, the Institute provides support for programs of research in areas of demonstrated national need.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305444

8. Statistical and Research Methodology in Education CFDA Number 84.305D, ED-GRANTS-052118-003
Department of Education/Institute of Education Sciences
Due Date: August 23, 2018
The Institute’s research grant programs are designed to provide interested individuals and the general public with reliable and valid information about education practices that support learning and improve academic achievement and access to education opportunities for all students. These interested individuals include parents, educators, students, researchers, and policymakers. In carrying out its grant programs, the Institute provides support for programs of research in areas of demonstrated national need.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305418

9. Language Resource Centers Program CFDA Number 84.229A, ED-GRANTS-052418-001
Department of Education/Office of Postsecondary Education
Due Date: June 25, 2018
The Language Resource Centers (LRC) Program provides grants to institutions of higher education (IHEs) or consortia of IHEs for establishing, strengthening, and operating centers that serve as resources for improving the Nation’s capacity for teaching and learning foreign languages through teacher training, research, materials development, assessment, and dissemination projects.
More information: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2018/05/24/2018-11187/applications-for-new-awards-language-resource-centers-program

10. YouthBuild, FOA-ETA-18-04
Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration
Due Date: September 18, 2018
DOL will award grants through a competitive process to organizations providing pre-apprenticeship services that support education, occupational skills training, and employment services to at-risk youth, ages 16 to 24, while performing meaningful work and service to their communities. In addition to construction skills training, YouthBuild applicants may include occupational skills training in other in-demand industries. This expansion into additional in-demand industries is the Construction Plus component, a priority in this grant competition.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305338

11. Defense Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Consortium (DSEC) Cooperative Agreement, W911NF-18-S-0008
Department of Defense/Dept. of the Army – Materiel Command
Due Date: June 25, 2018
In accordance with 10 USC §2192, Improvement of education in technical fields: general authority regarding education in science, mathematics, and engineering, the National Defense Education Program (NDEP) K-16 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education and outreach is seeking to strategically implant a vehicle to identify and support stronger guidelines for conducting K-16 education and outreach programs. The Department of Defense seeks to diversify its portfolio of support and increase focus on efforts that support the Force of the Future, and align with the Federal and DoD STEM strategies.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305513

Opportunities/Announcements – May 23, 2018

Funding Opportunities – Faculty

External Competitions

1. Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH), CDC-RFA-DP18-1813
Department of Health and Human Services/CDC
Due Date: July 16, 2018
This 5-year initiative is to improve health, prevent chronic diseases, and reduce health disparities among racial and ethnic populations with the highest risk, or burden, of chronic disease, specifically for African Americans/Blacks, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders, American Indians, and Alaska Natives, by: Supporting culturally tailored interventions to address the preventable health behaviors of tobacco use, poor nutrition and physical inactivity Linking community and clinical efforts to increase access to health care and preventive care programs at the community level Supporting implementation, evaluation and dissemination of practice- and evidence-based strategies on the four topic areas of tobacco, nutrition, physical activity, and community-clinical collaborations that ultimately lead to reduced health disparities in chronic conditions of hypertension, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and obesity
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=304353

2. Basic Center Program, HHS-2018-ACF-ACYF-CY-1354
ACF/Family and Youth Services Bureau
Due Date: July 5, 2018
The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families’ Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) announces the availability of funds under the Basic Center Program (BCP). THE BCP works to establish or strengthen community-based programs that meet the immediate needs of runaway and homeless youth up to age 18 years of age and their families. BCPs provide youth with emergency shelter, food, clothing, counseling and referrals for health care.
More information: https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/HHS-2018-ACF-ACYF-CY-1354

3. Sexual Risk Avoidance Education Program, HHS-2018-ACF-ACYF-SR-1358
ACF/Family and Youth Services Bureau
Due Date: July 5, 2018
The purpose of the SRAE Program is to fund projects to implement sexual risk avoidance education that teaches participants how to voluntarily refrain from non-marital sexual activity. The services are targeted to participants that reside in areas with high rates of teen births and/or are at greatest risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
More information: https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/HHS-2018-ACF-ACYF-SR-1358

4. Direct Services for Survivors of Torture, HHS-2018-ACF-ORR-ZT-1356
ACF/ Office of Refugee Resettlement
Due Date: July 3, 2018
The purpose of the DS SOT program is to increase access to strengths-based, trauma-informed services for survivors of torture and their families to assist them in the healing and recovery process. Under this grant program, direct services are provided to persons who have been tortured on foreign soil under the color of law. The program offers holistic and integrated services including medical, psychological, legal, and social work. All of these services are provided directly by the grantee and/or indirectly through partner organizations or affiliates.
More information: https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/HHS-2018-ACF-ORR-ZT-1356

5. Teacher Quality Partnership Grant Program CFDA Number 84.336S, ED-GRANTS-051118-001
Department of Education/Office of Innovation and Improvement
Due Date: June 11, 2018 (NOI); June 26, 2018 (applications due)
The purposes of the TQP program are to improve student achievement; improve the quality of prospective and new teachers by improving the preparation of prospective teachers and enhancing professional development activities for new teachers; hold teacher preparation programs at institutions of higher education (IHEs) accountable for preparing teachers who meet applicable State certification and licensure requirements; and recruit highly qualified individuals, including minorities and individuals from other occupations, into the teaching force.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305013

6. Troops to Teachers, H98210-BAA-18-0002
Department of Defense
Due Date: June 15, 2018
Congress enacted the Troops to Teachers (TTT) Program in 1993 to assist eligible current and former members of the armed forces to transition into second careers as teachers. Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Readiness, Force Education, is responsible for program policy, funding and oversight. The TTT National Office, located within the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES), is responsible for day-to-day operations and management of the program. Authorizing statute in 10 USC 1154(h) (2) (A), permits the Secretary of Defense to make grants to states or consortia of such states in order to support efforts of recruiting eligible current and former members of the armed forces for participation in the TTT Program and facilitating the employment of participants as elementary school teachers, secondary school teachers, and career or technical teachers. More information can be found at www.proudtoserveagain.com.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305238

7. Research Grants
William T. Grant Foundation
Due Date: August 1, 2018
We fund research that increases understanding in one of our two focus areas:
-programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequality in youth outcomes, and
-strategies to improve the use of research evidence in ways that benefit youth.
We seek research that builds stronger theory and empirical evidence in these two areas. We intend for the research we support to inform change. While we do not expect that any one study will create that change, the research should contribute to a body of useful knowledge to improve the lives of young people.
More information: http://wtgrantfoundation.org/grants/research-grants

8. Small Project Assistance Grants
Partners of the Americas
Due Date: October 31, 2018
Funds are available to support community-based projects that are planned and executed by Partners chapter. Grants are awarded to selected projects, many of which have grown out of exchanges, that demonstrate local ownership through matching cash or in-kind contributions. This program is funded by the U.S. Department of State.
More information: http://www.partners.net/small-project-assistance-grants

9. Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety: Cooperative Agreement CFDA Number 84.424B, ED-GRANTS-051618-001
Department of Education/Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
The purpose of the Center is to provide technical assistance to support States and districts in the implementation of social and emotional learning evidence-based (as defined in this notice) programs and practices. The Center will enhance the capacity of (1) State educational agencies (SEAs) to support their local educational agencies (LEAs) and (2) LEAs to support their schools.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305214

Opportunities/Announcements – May 16, 2018

Funding Opportunities – Faculty

External Competitions

1. Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE): Centers for International Business Education Program CFDA Number 84.220A, ED-GRANTS-051418-001
Department of Education
Due Date: June 13, 2018
The purpose of the CIBE Program is to provide funding to institutions of higher education or consortia of such institutions for curriculum development, research, and training on issues of importance to U.S trade and competitiveness.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=305034

2. Community Collaborations to Strengthen and Preserve Families, HHS-2018-ACF-ACYF-CA-1351
Administration for Children and Families/DHHS
Due Date: June 3, 2018 (LOI); July 3, 2018 (Proposal)
The purpose of this funding opportunity (FOA) announcement is to fund five-year demonstration projects that support the development, implementation, and evaluation of strategies that embrace proactive efforts to build on the strengths of families, including those at high risk for child maltreatment. The projects will enhance the capacity of communities to address the well-being needs of families before more formal strategies, practices, or activities are warranted.
More information: https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/HHS-2018-ACF-ACYF-CA-1351

3. Strengthening Child Welfare Systems to Achieve Expected Child and Family Outcomes, HHS-2018-ACF-ACYF-CO-1360
Administration for Children and Families/DHHS
Due Date: June 3, 2018 (LOI); July 18, 2018 (Proposal)
Due to the intersection of permanency, safety, and well-being, an effective system reform effort focused on improving adoption outcomes by improving concurrent planning and reducing time to permanency will also require attention to safety and well-being outcomes. Therefore, through these grant awards, the Children’s Bureau (CB) aims to support states with resources to implement and sustain child welfare system improvement efforts, including technical assistance support, in order to assist grantees in strengthening outcomes related to permanency, safety, and well-being.
More information: https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/HHS-2018-ACF-ACYF-CO-1360

4. Explorer Awards RFA
Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative
Due Date: June 15, 2018
The mission of the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by funding innovative research of the highest quality and relevance.
To this end, we solicit applications for SFARI Awards from individuals who will conduct bold, imaginative, rigorous and relevant research.
More information: https://www.sfari.org/grant/explorer-awards-rfa/

Opportunities/Announcements – May 9, 2018

Funding Opportunities – Faculty

External Competitions

1. Community Leaders Grants
Hampton Roads Community Foundation
Due Date: May 24, 2018
The Community Leadership Partners, part of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation, is a group of South Hampton Roads civic leaders that uses its resources to improve our region. The Partners learn about nonprofit needs and philanthropic opportunities while engaging with other community leaders.
More information: http://www.hamptonroadscf.org/Nonprofits/Apply-for-a-Grant/Special-Interest-Grants#1015172-community-leadership-partners-fund

2. Special Interests Grants
Hampton Roads Community Foundation
Due Date: October 1, 2018
Charitable people have established endowments to address specific concerns or interests. We welcome applications according to the Eligibility Requirements and Application Deadlines. While most special interest grants have an October 1 deadline, there are a few applications that are due on a different date.
More information: http://www.hamptonroadscf.org/Nonprofits/Apply-for-a-Grant/Special-Interest-Grants#1015172-community-leadership-partners-fund

3. Assistance for Arts Education Development and Dissemination (AAEDD) CFDA Number 84.351D, ED-GRANTS-050118-001
Department of Education/Office of Innovation and Improvement
Due Date: May 16, 2018 LOI; July 2, 2018 Application
In general, the purpose of the AAE program is to promote arts education for students, including disadvantaged students and students who are children with disabilities. The AAEDD program specifically supports the development and dissemination of accessible instructional materials and arts-based educational programming, including online resources, in multiple arts disciplines that effectively (1) increase access to standards-based arts education; (2) integrate standards-based arts education into other subjects; and (3) improve students’ academic performance, including their knowledge and skills in creating, performing, and responding to the arts.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=304513

Opportunities/Announcements – May 2, 2018

Funding Opportunities – Faculty

External Competitions

1. Education Innovation and Research Program: Mid-phase Grants CFDA Number 84.411B, ED-GRANTS-041918-002
Department of Education/Office of Innovation and Improvement
Due Date: June 5, 2018 (NOI May 9, 2018)
The Education Innovation and Research (EIR) program, established under section 4611 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended (ESEA), provides funding to create, develop, implement, replicate, or take to scale entrepreneurial, evidence-based, field-initiated innovations to improve student achievement and attainment for high-need students; and rigorously evaluate such innovations. The EIR program is designed to generate and validate solutions to persistent educational challenges and to support the expansion of those solutions to serve substantially larger numbers of students. The central design element of the EIR program is its multi-tier structure that links the amount of funding that an applicant may receive to the quality of the evidence supporting the efficacy of the proposed project, with the expectation that projects that build this evidence will advance through EIR’s grant tiers: “Early-phase,” “Mid-phase,” and “Expansion.”
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=303838

2. Education Innovation and Research Program: Expansion Grants CFDA Number 84.411A, ED-GRANTS-041918-001
Department of Education/Office of Innovation and Improvement
Due Date: June 5, 2018 (NOI May 9, 2018)
The EIR program is designed to generate and validate solutions to persistent educational challenges and to support the expansion of those solutions to serve substantially larger numbers of students. The central design element of the EIR program is its multi-tier structure that links the amount of funding that an applicant may receive to the quality of the evidence supporting the efficacy of the proposed project, with the expectation that projects that build this evidence will advance through EIR’s grant tiers: “Early-phase,” “Mid-phase,” and “Expansion.”
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=303837

3. FY18 Announcement of Availability of Funds for Phase I Replicating Programs (Tier 1) Effective in the Promotion of Healthy Adolescence and the Reduction of Teenage Pregnancy and Associated Risk Behaviors, AH-TP1-18-001
Department of Health and Human Services/Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Due Date: July 29, 2018 (LOI May 21, 2018)
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to replicate and scale up programs that include the protective factors shown to be effective in the prevention of risk behaviors, including teen pregnancy. The overall goal is to promote healthy adolescence and to address youth sexual risk holistically or across the interrelated factors that promote optimal health and result in healthy decision-making and teen pregnancy prevention.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/custom/viewOppDetails.jsp?oppId=302757

4. FY18 Announcement of the Availability of Funds for Phase I New and Innovative Strategies (Tier 2) to Prevent Teenage Pregnancy and Promote Healthy Adolescence, AH-TP2-18-001
Department of Health and Human Services/Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Due Date: June 29, 2018
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to develop and test new and innovative strategies to prevent teen pregnancy, promote healthy adolescence and address youth sexual risk holistically to result in healthy decision making and future thriving by enhancing protective factors with youth, with supplementary focus possible at the systems-level and/or with families and/or caregivers. Projects are expected to have high potential to enhance protective factors shown to improve the health of adolescents aged 10-19. Projects will be funded to evaluate and test programs or strategies to improve adolescent health and address youth sexual risk holistically by focusing on protective factors.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/custom/viewOppDetails.jsp?oppId=302782

5. Policies for Action: Policy and Law Research to Build a Culture of Health
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Due Date: June 7, 2018
Policies for Action was created to help build the evidence base for policies that can help build a Culture of Health. We are interested in learning how national, state or local policies can promote lifelong health and health equity for individuals, families, and communities; as well as what enabling factors promote the adoption and spread of good policies.
More information: https://www.rwjf.org/en/library/funding-opportunities/2018/policies-for-action–policy-and-law-research-to-build-a-culture-.html?rid=0034400001rm4JcAAI&et_cid=1229779

6. FY2018 Capacity Building Program for U.S. Study Abroad, SFOP0004985
Department of State/Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Due Date: June 7, 2018
The Office of Global Educational Programs in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State, is pleased to announce an open competition for proposals to advance the Bureau’s objective of mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries, through building and expanding the institutional capacity of accredited U.S. higher education institutions (HEIs) to increase and/or diversify U.S. student mobility abroad through the administration of the FY2018 Capacity Building Program for U.S. Study Abroad.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=304316

7. Assistance for Arts Education: Assistance for Arts Education Development and Dissemination (AAEDD) CFDA Number 84.351D, ED-GRANTS-050118-001
Department of Education/Office of Innovation and Improvement
Due Date: July 2, 2018
In general, the purpose of the AAE program is to promote arts education for students, including disadvantaged students and students who are children with disabilities. The AAEDD program specifically supports the development and dissemination of accessible instructional materials and arts-based educational programming, including online resources, in multiple arts disciplines that effectively (1) increase access to standards-based arts education; (2) integrate standards-based arts education into other subjects; and (3) improve students’ academic performance, including their knowledge and skills in creating, performing, and responding to the arts.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=304513

Opportunities/Announcements – April 25, 2018

Funding Opportunities – Faculty

External Competitions

1. Innovative Approaches to Literacy (IAL) Program, 84.215G, ED-GRANTS-041818-001
Department of Education/Office of Elementary and Secondary Education
Due Date: May 18, 2018
The IAL program supports high-quality programs designed to develop and improve literacy skills for children and students from birth through 12th grade in high-need local educational agencies (high-need LEAs) and schools. The U.S. Department of Education (Department) intends to promote innovative literacy programs that support the development of literacy skills in low-income communities…
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=303758

2. Street Outreach Program, HHS-2018-ACF-ACYF-YO-1353
Department of Health and Human Services/Administration for Children & Families
Due Date: June 20, 2018
The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families’ Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) announces the availability of funds under the Street Outreach Program (SOP). SOPs work to increase young people’s personal safety, social and emotional well-being, self-sufficiency, and to help them build permanent connections with families, communities, schools, and other positive social networks.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=298175

3. Pre-K-6 Classroom Research Grants
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Due Date: November 2, 2018
The purpose of this grant is to support and encourage classroom-based research in precollege mathematics education in collaboration with college or university mathematics educators. For 2017-18, grants with a maximum of $6,000 each will be awarded to mathematics educators or classroom teachers* currently teaching mathematics at the grades Pre-K-6 level. The research must be a collaborative effort involving a college or university mathematics educator (a mathematics education researcher or a teacher of mathematics learning, teaching, or curriculum) and one or more grades Pre-K-6 classroom teachers.
More information: https://www.nctm.org/Grants-and-Awards/Grants/Pre-K-6-Classroom-Research-Grants/

4. NEA Our Town, FY2019, 2018NEA01OT
National Endowment for the Arts
Due Date: August 9, 2018
Our Town is the National Endowment for the Arts’ creative placemaking grants program. These grants support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes. Successful Our Town projects ultimately lay the groundwork for systemic changes that sustain the integration of arts, culture, and design into strategies for strengthening communities.
More information: https://www.arts.gov/grants-organizations/our-town/introduction

Opportunities/Announcements – April 18, 2018

Funding Opportunities – Faculty

External Competitions

1. OJJDP FY 18 Law Enforcement-Youth Field Initiated Research and Evaluation Program, OJJDP-2018-13556
Department of Justice/Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Due Date: May 29, 2018
This solicitation will support field-initiated, methodologically rigorous research and/or evaluations focused on interactions between law enforcement and youth, with practical implications for the identification and development of programs and policies that ensure officer, youth, and community safety. This solicitation encourages researchers to propose studies that contribute to the development of scientific evidence about factors that facilitate or inhibit positive police-youth interactions, as well as evaluations of the implementation and effectiveness of trainings, programs, practices, or policies designed to facilitate productive law enforcement and youth engagement.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/custom/viewOppDetails.jsp?oppId=303119

2. Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education
UNESCO
Due Date: May 11, 2018
The UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education honours outstanding and innovative contributions made by individuals, institutions and organizations to advance girls’ and women’s education. It is the first UNESCO Prize of this nature and is unique in showcasing successful projects that improve and promote the educational prospects of girls and women and in turn, the quality of their lives.
More information: https://en.unesco.org/themes/women-s-and-girls-education/prize

3. Research and Development Grants
National Endowment for the Humanities
Due Date: June 7, 2018
The Research and Development program supports projects that address major challenges in preserving or providing access to humanities collections and resources. These challenges include the need to find better ways to preserve materials of critical importance to the nation’s cultural heritage—from fragile artifacts and manuscripts to analog recordings and digital assets subject to technological obsolescence—and to develop advanced modes of organizing, searching, discovering, and using such materials.
More information: https://www.neh.gov/grants/preservation/research-and-development

Opportunities/Announcements – April 11, 2018

Funding Opportunities – Faculty

External Competitions

1. STEM + Computing K-12 Education (STEM+C), PD 18-005Y
Due Date: July 2, 2018
The STEM+C Program focuses on research and development of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches to the integration of computing within STEM teaching and learning for preK-12 students in both formal and informal settings. The STEM+C program supports research on how students learn to think computationally to solve interdisciplinary problems in science and mathematics.
More information: https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505006

2. OJJDP FY 18 Second Chance Act Ensuring Public Safety and Improving Outcomes for Youth in Confinement and While Under Community Supervision, OJJDP-2018-13546
Department of Justice/Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Due Date: May 24, 2018
Category 3: Community Supervision Review and Enhancement Training and Technical Assistance. Eligible applicants are limited to nonprofit organizations and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations) and institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education). This category provides funding for training and technical assistance to improve community supervision practices for juveniles with co-occurring substance abuse problems and mental health disorders who are placed on probation or are being released from secure confinement.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/custom/viewOppDetails.jsp?oppId=302381

3. OJJDP FY 18 Initiative To Develop a Research-Based Practice Guide To Prevent and Reduce Youth Violence in Communities, OJJDP-2018-13554
Department of Justice/Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Due Date: May 30, 2018
The purpose of this project is to support methodologically rigorous research and evaluations with practical implications for efforts to prevent and reduce youth violence and exposure to violence at the community level.
More information: https://www.grants.gov/custom/viewOppDetails.jsp?oppId=302401

4. Accelerating Discovery: Educating the Future STEM Workforce (AD), PD 18-1998
National Science Foundation
Due Date: July 2, 2018
NSF accepts proposals to support education research and development projects focused on re- or up-skilling the existing workforce; developing the skilled technical workforce; and/or preparing those at the undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral fellow/early career levels. We encourage projects to partner with industry, public, and private sectors to define the needs of tomorrow’s workforce and develop educational and learning strategies to meet those needs.
More information: https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505552


Funding Opportunities – Students

5. Behavioral Interventions Scholars, HHS-2018-ACF-OPRE-PD-1367
ACF/Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
Due Date: May 2, 2018 (LOI), June 1, 2018 (Applications)
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) is soliciting applications for Behavioral Interventions Scholars grants to support dissertation research by advanced graduate students who are using approaches grounded in behavioral economics to examine specific research questions of relevance to social service programs and policies.
More information: https://ami.grantsolutions.gov/HHS-2018-ACF-OPRE-PD-1367