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.

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NSF: Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) (18-572)
Full proposals due: anytime
The SaTC program has multiple sizes and tracks.

NSF Cyberinfrastructure Centers of Excellence  (CI CoE)
Proposals due: anytime (but requires prior discussion with cognizant program officer)

NSF Campus Cyberinfrastructure – CC* (20-507)
Full proposals due: January 21, 2020

NSF National AI Research Institutes (20-503)
A large-scale multi-directorate, multi-agency solicitation (USDA-NIFA, DHS, VA, USDOT) for planning grants and theme-focused institutes.
Full proposals due: January 28 (institutes) and January 30 (planning) 2020
FAQ document

NSF EarthCube program updates (20-520)
New solicitations:

  • Science-Enabling Capabilities and Pilots
  • EarthCube Research Coordination Networks (RCNs)

New supplements for adoption of existing cyberinfrastructure resources and adoption of open web standards:

  • Science adoption
  • Data resource adoption

Full proposals due: March 12, 2020

NSF Computer Science for All (CSforAll: Research and RPPs) (20-539)
Collaboration between researchers and teachers / practitioners around preK-12 education.
Full proposals due: April 13, 2020

NSF ITEST (Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers)   (19-583)
Full proposals due: August 14, 2020

NIH Biomedical Data Repositories (PAR-20-089)
Full proposals due: September 25, 2020

NIH Biomedical Knowledgebases (PAR-20-097)
Full proposals due: September 25, 2020