In this space we provide information on new funding opportunities that are relevant to the MBDH community. Unless otherwise specified, these opportunities are not affiliated with the Midwest Hub. Contact the funding agency directly with questions about the solicitations.

Contact the MBDH ( if you would like to request a Letter of Collaboration or otherwise wish to include MBDH participation in a proposal.

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) (18-572)
Full proposals due: anytime (SaTC program went no-deadline in 2018)
The SaTC program has multiple sizes and tracks.

NSF DCL: “Supporting Research at the Intersection of Agricultural Science, Big Data, Informatics, and Smart Communities” (jointly with USDA/NIFA)
Proposal types and due dates vary
Proposals can be routed through three programs: Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS); Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS): Core Programs—Information Integration and Informatics (III) program; and Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC)

Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI) (19-548)
Full proposals due: April 8, 2019 or November 1, 2019

Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Institutes for Data-Intensive Research in Science and Engineering – Frameworks (I-DIRSE-FW) (19-549)
Full proposals due: May 7, 2019

NSF HDR/TRIPODS: Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science Phase I (19-550)
Full proposals due May 8, 2019 (requires LOI)

NSF Signals in the Soil (SitS) (19-556)
Full proposals due May 15, 2019
Multi-directorate and multi-agency program aimed at fostering “convergent research that transforms existing capabilities in understanding dynamic, near-surface soil processes through advances in sensor systems and modeling”. (NSF ENG, GEO, BIO/IOS, CISE/CNS, with USDA NIFA, NERC, EPSRC, BBSRC, and the UKRI STFC.)

NIH Kirschstein Predoctoral Training in Advanced Data Analytics for Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (BSSR) (OD-19-011)
Full proposals due May 25, 2019

Big Data Scientist Training Enhancement Program (BD-STEP) (NIH via VHA & NCI) (NOT-CA-19-034)
Full proposals due: July 19, 2019
Post-doc training program; “The primary goal of BD-STEP is to help develop a next generation of researchers who will be capable of using large clinical and research data sets to efficiently and effectively advance cancer research.”

NSF Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC) (19-564)
LOIs due August 6; full proposals due September 6, 2019

Accelerating Research through International Network-to-Network Collaborations (AccelNet) (19-501)
LOIs due October 30, 2019; full proposals due January 31, 2020