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April 4, 2022
NEW Limited Submissions Programs and Strategic Grants

Dear Faculty,

Welcome to our second “top-of-the month” communication from Research Development via our email address. Sent to deans, associate deans of research, chairs, and all faculty, this email, plus a mid-month e-newsletter from  Associate Vice President for Research, Richard Mocarski, constitutes our new method for noticing limited submissions and strategic grant opportunities to the SJSU community.

Up-to-date information is available anytime on our SJSU InfoReady Portal (for limited submissions) and via our SJSU Strategic Grants list within Pivot–SJSU’s go-to tool for finding funding. Past “top-of-the month” communications can be found the Office of Research website under Resources.

Additionally, we will send just-in-time emails for key late-breaking opportunities.

Julia Gaudinski
Director, Research Development

Newly Released Limited Submissions & Upcoming Deadlines

USDA-NIFA | Integrated Research, Education, and Extension Competitive Grants Program – Organic Transitions
USDA-NIFA-ICGP-009001 - Amount: ≤ $750K
The overall goal of the Organic Transitions Program (ORG) is to support the development and implementation of research, extension and higher education programs to improve the competitiveness of organic livestock and crop producers, as well as those who are adopting organic practices.
Internal SJSU Deadline: April 8, 2022 | Sponsor Deadline: April 21, 2022

NIH | Limited Competition: Basic Instrumentation Grant (BIG) Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
PAR-22-081 - Amount: $25K–$250K
The main objective of the BIG Program is to make available modern scientific instruments that are needed by NIH-funded investigators and other groups of biomedical scientists to advance their research and to broaden access to modern technologies at academic and research institutions nationwide.
Internal SJSU Deadline: April 8, 2022 | Sponsor Deadline: June 1, 2022

DOE | Urban Integrated Field Labs (IFL)
DE-FOA-0002581 - Amount: $10M–$25M
The Urban IFLs will necessarily involve diverse scientific disciplines to develop comprehensive projects including field observations, data assimilation, modeling, and model-data fusion, to inform equitable solutions based on state-of-the-art uncertainty quantification and data analytics. Applications must be multi-institutional and focus on the development of a single IFL.

Internal SJSU Deadline: April 8, 2022 | Sponsor Deadline: June 16, 2022

CSU | CSU Creating Responsive, Equitable, Active Teaching and Engagement (CREATE) Awards Program
Amount: ≤ $300K
The SJSU support team especially welcomes proposals that involve training faculty in equitable pedagogical techniques, are scalable, and explicitly address campus equity gaps. Feedback on proposals will be provided by the following: Vice Provost for Faculty Success, Office of the Provost Magdalena Barrera; Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education Thalia Anagnos; Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Development, Deanna Fassett; and Associate Vice President for Research, Richard Mocarski.
Internal SJSU Deadline: Open | Sponsor Deadline: April 15, 2022

NSF | CyberCorps(R) Scholarship for Service (SFS)
NSF 21-580 - Amount: $2M–$5M
The goals of the CyberCorps SFS program are to increase the quantity of new entrants to the government cyber workforce, to increase the national capacity for the education of cybersecurity professionals, to increase national research and development capabilities in critical information infrastructure protection, and to strengthen partnerships between institutions of higher education and relevant employment sectors.
Internal SJSU Deadline: April 15, 2022 | Sponsor Deadline: July 15, 2022

NEA | Grants for Arts Projects
Amount: $10K–$100K
Through project-based funding, the program supports public engagement with, and access to, various forms of art across the nation, the creation of art, learning in the arts at all stages of life, and the integration of the arts into the fabric of community life.
Internal SJSU Deadline: April 15, 2022 | Sponsor Deadline: July 7, 2022

New Strategic Grant Highlights

DOE-Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy | Converting UNF Radioisotopes into Energy (CURIE)
DE-FOA-0002691 - Amount | CURIE: $25K–$10M
DOE-Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy | Converting UNF Radioisotopes into Energy SBIR/STTR (CURIE SBIR/STTR)
DE-FOA-0002692 - Amount | CURIE SBIR/STTR: $275,766–$3,952,638CURIE seeks to develop innovative separations, online monitoring, and materials accountancy technologies that would support the domestic production of AR fuel feedstocks or important commercial radioisotopes and critical minerals. CURIE also aims to support system design studies related to fuel recycling, separations technologies with improved proliferation resistance, and minimization of waste volumes.
Deadline: April 14, 2022NIH | Short-Term Research Education Experiences to Attract Talented Students to Biomedical Informatics/Data Science Careers and Enhance Diversity (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-LM-22-001 - Amount: ≥ $625K
The overarching goal is to support 1) research experiences in biomedical Informatics and data science: for undergraduate students: to provide hands-on exposure to research, to reinforce their intent to graduate with a college degree, and to prepare them for graduate school admissions; 2) for master’s students: to provide hands-on exposure to research, to extend their skills, experiences, and knowledge base, to prepare them for doctoral program admissions, and future careers in research.
Deadline: May 31, 2022

NIH | Enhancing Social Connectedness and Ameliorating Loneliness to Prevent and Treat SUD and Support Recovery (R21 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
RFA-DA-23-009 - Amount | R21: ≥ $275K

NIH | Enhancing Social Connectedness and Ameliorating Loneliness to Prevent and Treat SUD and Support Recovery (R34 - Clinical Trial Optional)
RFA-DA-23-010 - Amount | R34: ≥ $450K
This initiative will fund exploratory or pilot research projects to test interventions that address social connectedness and/or loneliness in order to prevent or treat Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) or enhance recovery for individuals with SUDs. Interventions could be implemented in a range of settings, including workplace, social media/online, educational, housing, and recovery centers, among others.
Deadline: August 15, 2022

DOI-Geological Survey | USGS Earthquake Hazards Program External Research Support Announcement for Fiscal Year 2023
G23AS00249 - Amount: ≥ $100K

The USGS Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP) issues this annual announcement for assistance to support research in earthquake hazards, the physics of earthquakes, earthquake occurrence, and earthquake safety policy and address the Department of Interior’s Secretarial priorities..
Deadline: May 25, 2022

NEH | Digital Projects for the Public
Amount | Discovery Grants: ≥ $30K
Amount | Prototyping Grants: ≥ $100K
Amount | Production Grants: ≥ $400K
This program supports projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats, such as websites, mobile applications and tours, interactive touch screens and kiosks, games, and virtual environments. Prior NEH award recipients may request support for a new or subsequent stage of the same project.
Deadline: June 08, 2022

NSF | Spectrum Innovation Initiative: National Radio Dynamic Zones (SII-NRDZ)
NSF 22-579 - Amount: $500K–$2M
The goal of this program is to advance the use of dynamic spectrum sharing.
Deadline: June 20, 2022

DHA | Military Health System Research (MHSR) Program
23-DHA-MHSR - Amount: $10,000,000 (several awards)
The MHSR Program seeks rigorous health system research through collaborations that has the potential to innovate military health care and influence civilian health care systems. The goal of the MHSR grant is to enhance data-driven evidence that optimizes the MHS delivery of health care during war or peacetime and the improvement of beneficiary health.
Sponsor LOI Due: May 3, 2022 (mandatory)
Deadline: July 12, 2022 (by invitation)

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Last Updated May 23, 2022