General Funding Opportunities

The  SJSU Research Foundation provides the following listings to assist SJSU faculty in identifying funding opportunities. This page is updated regularly, however we recommend that the list be used in conjunction with other grant opportunity resources, including our limited submission programs webpageonline funding search databasesgovernment agency websites, and on-campus funding resources.



Sponsor Program  Deadline
USAID Reading for All Oct 30, 2017
DOS Strengthening National, State, and Local Level Anti- Corruption Efforts in Nigeria Oct 31, 2017
USAID  COMAC (Conflict Mitigation Assistance for Civilians) Nov 1, 2017
DOI Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program Nov 1, 2017
DOS Human Rights and Labor Programs in Bangladesh Nov 3, 2017
DOS Engaging Youth and Political Leaders from North India  Nov 10, 2017
 DOS U.S. Universities Alumni: The East and Northeast India Connect Program Nov 10, 2017
USAID Fish Right Program Nov 15, 2017
IMLS National Leadership Grants for Museums Dec 1, 2017
IMLS Museums for America Dec 1, 2017
NEH Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections Dec 5, 2017
NEH Collaborative Research Grants Dec 6, 2017
NEH Scholarly Editions and Translations Grants  Dec 6, 2017
NARA Access to Historical Records: Major Initiatives (Preliminary) Jan 18, 2018
DHS Nuclear Forensics Research Award Jan 31, 2018


Education/Economic/Community Development

Sponsor Program  Deadline
DOC FY 2017 Economic Development Assistance Programs Open
 USDE Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Policy and Practice in Special Education Oct 26, 2017 
 DOS Promotion and Protection of the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons  Oct 27, 2017
DOS Building Capacity in Police Forces, Local Governments and Communities in Gender Based Violence Oct 31, 2017
DOC 2018/2019 Sea Scallop Research Set Aside Nov 6, 2017
DOI Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Grants Nov 7, 2017
FY18-19 CRCP International Coral Reef Conservation Cooperative Agreements Nov 17, 2017
CECO Addressing Barriers to Wider Adoption of Near-Zero Emission Natural Gas Vehicles Nov 27, 2017
DOE Innovative Solutions for Fish Passage at Hydropower Dams Dec 7, 2017
International Travel Grants Jan 5, 2018
DELTA (Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancement and Leadership Through Alliances) Impact Jan 15, 2018
CNCS 2018 AmeriCorps State and National Grants Jan 17, 2018

Applied and Social Sciences

Sponsor Program  Deadline
Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists' Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) (R03) Oct 23, 2017
Technical Assistance to Ethiopia's Federal Ministry of Health and Regional Health Bureaus in Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Programming and Direct Site-Level Support in the Four Emerging Regions under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Oct 23, 2017
Consortium on Translational Research in Early Detection of Liver Cancer: Translational Research Centers (U01) Oct 24, 2017
Consortium on Translational Research in Early Detection of Liver Cancer: Data Management and Coordinating Center (U24) Oct 24, 2017
Community Partnerships to Advance Research (CPAR) (R15) Oct 25, 2017
NIH Academic Research Enhancement Award (Parent R15) Oct 25, 2017
NIH The Health of Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (R15)   Oct 25, 2017
NIH BRAIN Initiative: New Concepts and Early - Stage Research for Large - Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (R21) Oct 26, 2017
NIH Novel and Innovative Tools to Facilitate Identification, Tracking, Manipulation, and Analysis of Glycans and their Functions (U01) Oct 27, 2017
Bench Testing Therapeutic/Indication Pairing Strategies (UG3/UH3) Oct 30, 2017
Reproductive Scientist Development Program (RSDP) (K12) Oct 30, 2017
NIH Strengthening India's Strategic Information Management Systems under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Oct 31, 2017
Mechanism for Time-Sensitive Research Opportunities in Environmental Health Sciences (R21)   Nov 1, 2017
NIH Addressing Suicide Research Gaps: Understanding Mortality Outcomes (R01) Nov 2, 2017
NIH Addressing Suicide Research Gaps: Aggregating and Mining Existing Data Sets for Secondary Analyses (R01) Nov 2, 2017
Avenir Award Program for Research on Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS (DP2) Nov 3, 2017
Service Area Competition Nov 6, 2017
DHHS Global Brain and Nervous System Disorders Research Across the Lifespan (R01) Nov 7, 2017
Enhanced Integrated Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment for Key and Priority Populations in the Republic of Uganda under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Nov 8, 2017
Understanding and Modifying Temporal Dynamics of Coordinated Neural Activity (R01/R21) Nov 8, 2017
NeuroNEXT Infrastructure Resource Access (X01) Nov 12, 2017
Infrastructure Support to the Mozambican Health System to Scale-Up HIV/AIDS and TB Services on Behalf of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Nov 14, 2017
DOD Reconstructive Transplant Research Program, Concept Award Required
Nov 15, 2017

Dec 6, 2017
Centers Without Walls for Collaborative Research in the Epilepsies: Functional Evaluation of Human Genetic Variants (U54) Nov 15, 2017
Fusion Oncoproteins in Childhood Cancers (FusOnC2) Consortium (U54) Nov 15, 2017
Service Area Competition Nov 20, 2017
Emerging Questions in Cancer Systems Biology (U01) Nov 24, 2017
NIH Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS): Population, Clinical and Applied Prevention Research (R01/R21) Nov 27, 2017
Re-Competition of Global Network for Women’s and Children’s Health Research (UG1) Nov 27, 2017
CAPSTONE Centers for Multidisciplinary Research in Child Abuse and Neglect (P50) Nov 27, 2017
NCI Outstanding Investigator Award (R35) Nov 28, 2017
NIH Science of Behavior Change: Use-inspired Research to Optimize Adherence, Behavior Change Interventions, and Outcomes (R21) Dec 5, 2017
Secure Data Sharing Tool to Support De-duplication of Cases in the National HIV Surveillance System (NHSS) Dec 5, 2017
DOTR Development and Deployment of Innovative Asphalt Pavement Technologies Dec 6, 2017
NIAID Research Education Program (R25) Dec 6, 2017
NIH Detection of HIV for Self-Testing (R61/R33) Dec 6, 2017
NIH BRAIN Initiative: Tools to Facilitate High-Throughput Microconnectivity Analysis (R01) Dec 7, 2017
NIH BRAIN Initiative: Research on the Ethical Implications of Advancements in Neurotechnology and Brain Science (R01) Dec 7, 2017
NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Senior Fellowship
(Parent F32/F33)
Dec 8, 2017
NIH Innovative Approaches or Technologies to Investigate Regional, Structural and Functional Heterogeneity of CNS Small Blood and Lymphatic Vessels (R01) Dec 11, 2017
Reducing Stigma to Improve HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Care in Low and Middle- Income Countries (R21) Dec 11, 2017
NIH Human Studies of Target Identification, Biomarkers and Disease Mechanisms Specific to CNS Small Blood and Lymphatic Vessels (R01) Dec 11, 2017
Institutional Career Development Program in HIV-Related Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Research (K12) Dec 14, 2017
NIH Women's HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (WHCS) (R01) Dec 15, 2017
NIH BRAIN Initiative: Exploratory Team-Research BRAIN Circuit Programs - eTeamBCP (U01) Dec 15, 2017
NIH Time-Sensitive Obesity Policy and Program Evaluation (R01) Jan 1, 2018
NIH AIDS-Science Track Award for Research Transition (R03) Jan 7, 2018
NIH Multidisciplinary Studies of HIV/AIDS and Aging (R01) Jan 7, 2018
NIH Role of Exosomes in HIV Pathogenesis (R21) Jan 7, 2018
NIH Exploiting RNA as a Target for HIV Interventions
Jan 7, 2018
NIH Harnessing Big Data to Halt HIV (R01) Jan 7, 2018
NIH Novel Biomarkers for the Development of HIV Incidence Assays with Improved Specificity (R01) Jan 7, 2018
Approaches to Identify and Care for Individuals with Inherited Cancer Syndromes (U01) Jan 9, 2018
Partnerships for Countermeasures Against Select Pathogens (R01) Jan 12, 2018
Repurposing Target-Based Pharmaceutical Libraries for Discovery of Therapeutics against Eukaryotic Pathogens (R21/R33) Jan 12, 2018
Resource-Related Research Projects for Development of Animal Models and Related Materials (R24) Jan 25, 2018
NIBIB Biomedical Technology Resource Centers (P41) Jan 25, 2018
Initiative to Maximize Research Education in Genomics: Courses for Skills Development (R25) Jan 25, 2018
National Cancer Institute Program Project Applications (P01) Jan 25, 2018
NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grant
(Parent T32)
Jan 25, 2018
AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18) Jan 25, 2018
NIH Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) Research Advancement Award (SC1) Jan 25, 2018
NIH Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) Pilot Project Award (SC2) Jan 25, 2018
NIH Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) Research Continuance Award (SC3) Jan 25, 2018
Challenge Competition: Using Technology to Prevent Childhood Obesity in Low-Income Families and Communities Jan 31, 2018
Population-Based Model Organism Research for G x E Exploration in Complex Disease Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Feb 1, 2018
Catalyst Award in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases (DP1- Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Feb 2, 2018
NIH Research to Characterize and Reduce Stigma to Improve Health (R01) Feb 5, 2018
NIH Implementing the Most Successful Interventions to Improve HIV/AIDS Outcomes in U.S. Communities (R01- Clinical Trial Optional) Feb 5, 2018
Addressing Chronic Wound Trajectories Through Social Genomics Research (R01- Clinical Trial Optional) Feb 5, 2018
CREATE Bio Optimization Track for Biologics (U01) Feb 13, 2018
NIH Implementing the Most Successful Interventions to Improve HIV/AIDS Outcomes in U.S. Communities (R21- Clinical Trial Optional) Feb 16, 2018
Addressing Chronic Wound Trajectories Through Social Genomics Research (R21- Clinical Trial Optional) Feb 16, 2018
DOC FY 2018 – 2020 - Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) Announcement Type: Initial Feb 20, 2017



Sponsor Program  Deadline
NSF Innovation Corps - National Innovation Network Teams Program (I-Corps Teams) Open
NSF Geophysics (PH) Open 
NSF Condensed Matter and Materials Theory (CMMT) Open 
NSF Climate and Large-Scale Dynamics (CLD) Open
NSF Geography and Spatial Sciences Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards (GSS-DDRI) Open
NSF Tectonics Open
NSF Marine Geology and Geophysics (MG&G) Open
NSF Process Separations Open
NSF Research Coordination Networks (RCN) Open
NSF Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) Small Projects
Nov 15, 2017

Cybersecurity Educ. Projects
Dec 13, 2017
NASA X-ray Astronomy Recovery Mission (XARM) Participating Scientists Oct 24, 2017
NSF Division of Physics: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (PHY) Oct 25, 2017 (Earliest deadline)
NSF Semiconductor Synthetic Biology for Information Processing and Storage Technologies (SemiSynBio) Oct 30, 2017
NASA Ocean Vector Winds Science Team Oct 30, 2017
NSF Chemistry of Life Processes (CLP) Oct 31, 2017
NSF Macromolecular, Supramolecular and Nanochemistry (MSN) Oct 31, 2017
NSF Chemical Measurement and Imaging (CMI) Oct 31, 2017
DOD Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for Research Initiatives at The Naval Postgraduate School Oct 31, 2017
NSF Environmental Chemical Sciences (ECS) Oct 31, 2017
DOD Cross Domain Maritime Surveillance and Targeting (CDMaST) Phase 2 Nov 1, 2017
NSF Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems (CCSS) Nov 1, 2017
NSF Energy, Power, Control, and Networks (EPCN) Nov 1, 2017
NSF Division of Materials Research: Topical Materials Research Programs (DMR-TMRP) Nov 1, 2017
NSF Petascale Computing Resource Allocations (PRAC) Nov 6, 2017
NSF Probability Nov 7, 2017
NSF Statistics Nov 7, 2017
NSF Geometric Analysis Nov 7, 2017
NSF Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) Nov 14, 2017
NSF Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS): Core Programs - Small Projects Nov 15, 2017
NSF Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): Core Programs - Small Projects Nov 15, 2017
NSF Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Core Programs - Large Projects Nov 15, 2017
NSF Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-Initiated Research Projects (MCB) Nov 15, 2017
DOD Novel and Enabling Carbon Capture Transformational Technologies Nov 22, 2017
DOD CENTER OF EXCELLENCE: Efficient and Robust Machine Learning (ERML) Nov 30, 2017
NSF Japan-US Network Opportunity (JUNO)
R&D for Trustworthy Networking for Smart and Connected Communities
Nov 30, 2017
NSF CyberCorps(R) Scholarship for Service (SFS) - Capacity Tracks Nov 17, 2017
to Dec 5, 2017
DOD Young Faculty Award (YFA) Dec 4, 2017
NSF Mathematical Sciences Infrastructure Program - Proposals dealing with training Dec 6, 2017
NSF Computational Physics Dec 7, 2017
NSF Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) Dec 8, 2017
NSF Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences  (CDS&E-MSS) Dec 11, 2017
NSF Smart and Autonomous Systems (S&AS) Dec 11, 2017
NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources (IUSE: EHR) - Development and Implementation Tier for Engaged Student Learning & Institution and Community Transformation Projects Dec 12, 2017
NSF Solar, Heliospheric, and INterplanetary Environment (SHINE) Dec 13, 2017
NSF Mathematical Sciences Research Institutes Required LOI
Dec 18, 2018

Mar 14, 2019
NSF Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience Jan 5, 2018
NSF Scalable Parallelism in the Extreme (SPX) Jan 9, 2018
NSF NSF/Intel Partnership on Foundational Microarchitecture Research  (FoMR) Jan 12, 2018
NSF Spectrum Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, and Security (SpecEES): Enabling Spectrum for All Jan 18, 2018
DOE Generation 3 Concentrating Solar Power Systems Jan 19, 2018
NSF Mechanics of Materials and Structures (MOMS) Jan 24, 2018
NSF Engineering for Civil Infrastructure (ECI) Jan 24, 2018
NSF Engineering Design and System Engineering (EDSE) Jan 24, 2018
NSF EarthScope Feb 12, 2018
NSF Leading Engineering for America's Prosperity, Health, and Infrastructure (LEAP HI) Feb 20, 2018
NASA ROSES 2017: Rapid Response and Novel Research in Earth Science Mar 29, 2018
DOD Fundamental Research to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction Open through
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