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Funding Opportunity Announcements

Posted on April 11, 2011 at 9:54am

Funding News Headlines

Below are some of the latest research funding-related developments that might be of interest to universities and faculty researchers provided by the Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC.

Their website provides some details and additional links.


NSF Issues New Nanosystems ERC Solicitation

The Nanosystems Engineering Research Centers (NERC) solicitation is a “focused call” for ERC projects that focuses on “Transformational Nanotechnology Engineered Systems.” …more here.


New EERE Funding Opportunity Announcements

DOE’s Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy recently released several new funding opportunities focused on photovoltaics… more here.


New NETL Funding Opportunity Announcements

The National Energy Technology Laboratory recently released an FOA entitled Advanced Gasification: Improvements in Existing Systems Availability, Novel CO2 Utilization Systems, and Low Rank Coal IGCC Optimization, which seeks to develop the technologies and approaches… more here.


New Announcements from NIH and AHRQ

NSF recently released the following new (as opposed to reissued) announcements, and AHRQ has issued two IT-focused Program Announcements. … more here.


Recently Released Dept. of Education Funding Opportunities Focused on Higher Ed

The Dept. of Ed recently released the new solicitations for FIPSE and several other higher education-focused programs … more here.


DOE Advanced Hydropower Development

The Wind and Water Power Program of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is seeking applications to the Advanced Hydropower Development FOA … more here.


HHS Early Child Care and Education Research Scholars

HHS’ Administration for Children and Families recently released two funding opportunities related to Early Child Care and Education… more here.


Research Development & Grant Writing News – back copies now available for purchase

Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC started publication in September of a subscription-based monthly electronic newsletter for faculty on how to compete successfully for research and education funding from federal agencies and foundations. Articles and resources in Research Development & Grant Writing News address how faculty can use proven competitive strategies to achieve success in a very difficult funding climate. The first issue is available for free as a sample for those considering subscribing. It can be downloaded here.
In addition, the first six issues of Research Development & Grant Writing News are now available for purchase as a package. For more information, click here.

Articles in March 2011 issue include: Writing the NSF STC Preliminary Proposal: Part 2; Finding Funding & Writing Grants in the Humanities, Writing Proposals to the US Dept. of Ed: An Intro; Funding Research in the Geosciences: An Intro; NSF CAREER – Writing the Education Plan; Preparing an NRSA Predoctoral Application; and IGERT Revisited.  For information on how to subscribe, go here.

For a Full List of Recently Released Funding Opportunities

For a full list of recently-released funding opportunities, see the links listed under “Compilations of Funding Announcements” on our Finding Funding page.

Note if the above links for more information don’t work, use your browser to go to http://academicresearchgrants.com/funding_news/.


Lucy Deckard

Academic Research Funding Strategies, LLC





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