The chart below lists previously announced programs. For active limited submission programs, see the Limited Submission Programs. If you have any questions about the internal campus review process, please contact the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research at ltdsubs@berkeley.edu.

Program Previous Campus Application Deadline to VCRO Previous Agency Deadline Program Synopsis
USDA NIFA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Education and Workforce Development
5/6/2019

Send notification of interest to ltdsubs@berkeley.edu by 9 am, including Name of funding opportunity, Name of lead PI, Campus department/ORU to submit the application.
6/13/2019
Professional Development for Agricultural Literacy
6/27/2019
Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates (REEU)
American Diabetes Association Pathway Awards
5/31/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
7/1/2019
Supports research relevant to any diabetes type, diabetes-related disease state, or diabetes complication.
DOE Water Power Technologies Office
4/12/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
5/13/2019 for concept papers

7/9/2019 for application
The campus announcement is only for Area of Interest 3 - Advancing Wave Energy Device Design.
Public Interest Technology University Network Challenge
5/22/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
7/12/2019
The PIT-UN Challenge seeks to encourage new ideas, foster collaborations, and incentivize resource- and information-sharing among Network members.
NEA Research Labs
6/18/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
7/15/2019
Supports transdisciplinary research partnerships, grounded in the social and behavioral sciences, to produce and report empirical insights about the arts.
Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for Transportation
6/17/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
7/18/2019
Recognizes global scientific and/or technological innovation in energy alternatives to petroleum transportation fuels, including smart mobility technologies.
NEA Creative Placemaking Technical Assistance
6/20/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
7/29/2019
Supports a program to assist in executing activities which incorporate the arts into local community development efforts.
NEA Our Town
6/19/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
8/8/2019
Supports projects in these areas: Arts Engagement, Cultural Planning, Design, and Artist and Creative Industry Support.
Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust
6/10/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
7/15/2019 for LOI

8/15/2019 for proposal
The Trust supports education and research in ornamental horticulture, primarily in North America, South America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Australia.
NIST Enabling Federal Technology Transfer Program
7/8/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
8/16/2019
The EFTT Program promotes technology transfer and research commercialization.
DOE Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute: Cybersecurity in Energy Efficient Manufacturing
4/5/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
5/15/2019 for concept papers

8/20/2019 for applications
EERE seeks to establish an Institute dedicated to advancing cybersecurity in energy efficient manufacturing.
DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office Multi-Topic Funding Opportunity
5/15/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
6/20/2019 for concept papers

8/29/2019 for applications
EERE is soliciting concept papers and full applications for funding through the Advanced Manufacturing Office in multiple topic areas
DHS Terrorism Prevention and Counterterrorism Research
8/12/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
9/13/2019
DHS is requesting applications through the Office of University Programs to establish a new Center of Excellence.
NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5)
8/19/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
9/13/2019
Awards support exceptional junior scientists to accelerate their entry into an independent research career by forgoing the traditional post-doctoral training period.
NSF Research Experiences for Teachers in Engineering and Computer Science
8/20/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
9/18/2019
Supports summer research experiences with engineering and computer science faculty researchers..
EPA Brownfields Training, Research, and Technical Assistance Grant
8/19/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
9/20/2019
EPA seeks proposals to conduct research and provide technical assistance to EWDJT grantees.
NEH Summer Stipends
8/5/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
9/25/2019
Summer Stipends support continuous full-time work on a humanities project for a period of two consecutive months.
NINDS Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25)
8/28/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
9/25/2019
The over-arching goal is to support educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research workforce.
Searle Scholars Program
7/24/2019

See the CALmessages notice for application instructions.
9/27/2019
Supports assistant professors pursuing independent research careers in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences.
NSF Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE)
8/21/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
9/27/2019
Supports the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative approaches to STEM graduate education training.
Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art Funding Opportunities
8/1/2019

See the CALmessages notice for application instructions.
9/30/2019
Curatorial Research Grants
9/30/2019
Digital Project Grants
EPA Chesapeake Bay Optimization Tool Development
9/3/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
9/30/2019
Projects should address investigation, development, programming, testing, and implementation of an optimization system built around the Chesapeake Assessment and Scenario Tool model.
Pac-12 Student-Athlete Health and Well-Being Initiative
8/16/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
9/16/2019 for LOIs

10/1/2019 for proposals
Funds research projects to improve the health, general well-being, and safety of student-athletes at all Pac-12 member institutions.
NIA Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (P30)
7/26/2019

See the CALmessages notice for application instructions.
10/2/2019
Awards are designed to develop or strengthen programs that focus and sustain progress in a key area of aging research.
EPA National Farmworker Training Program
9/10/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
10/15/2019
The Office of Pesticide Programs seeks applications for a pesticide safety program.
NIA Nathan Shock Centers Coordinating Center (U24)
8/26/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
10/22/2019
NIA invites applications to develop and maintain a Coordinating Center.
Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Award
8/12/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
9/11/2019 for LOI

10/23/2019 for application
The award recognizes early-career scholars conducting basic biomedical research in the fields of cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.
NIA MD-PhD Training Program in Alzheimer’s Disease and Its Related Dementias and the Behavioral and Social Sciences (T32)
9/30/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
10/28/2019
Supports institutions to develop and implement approaches to integrated dual-degree training leading to the award of both an MD and a research doctorate degree.
NSF Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research
9/23/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
11/5/2019
NSF is soliciting proposals from organizations willing to serve as service providers within the Innovative High-Performance Computing program.
NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
8/27/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
11/6/2019
Supports six types of projects: Pilots and Feasibility Studies; Research in Service to Practice; Innovations in Development; Broad Implementation; Literature Reviews, Syntheses, or Meta-Analyses; and Conferences.
VentureWell Faculty Grants
9/23/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
11/6/2019
Supports creative pedagogical approaches that generate student teams working on technology solutions to real-world problems.
DOE Scientific Infrastructure Support for Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research
9/25/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
11/13/2019
Supports crosscutting nuclear energy research and development and associated infrastructure support activities.
NIGMS Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards (IRACDA) (K12)
10/8/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
11/13/2019
The overarching objective is to develop a diverse pool of well-trained biomedical scientists.
NEA Sound Health Network
9/17/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
11/19/2019
NEA seeks applications to expand public understanding of the connections between music and wellness.
National Park Service Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program
10/9/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
11/19/2019
Supports preservation and interpretation of U.S. confinement sites where Japanese Americans were detained during World War II.
NIH Specialized Centers of Excellence on Environmental Health Disparities Research (P50)
10/17/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
11/22/2019
Supports innovative approaches to mitigate environmental health disparities and improve access to healthy and sustainable environments for vulnerable communities.
NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)
2/15/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
6/24/2019 for preproposal

11/26/2019 for proposal
MRSECs undertake materials research of a scope and complexity that would not be feasible under traditional funding of individual research projects.
NSF Critical-Zone Collaborative Network
9/2/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
12/2/2019
NSF is soliciting proposals to establish an adaptive and responsive research network that supports investigations of the Earth’s Critical Zone.
EPA Brownfield Program Opportunities
11/7/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
12/3/2019
FY20 Guidelines for Brownfield Assessment Grants
12/3/2019
FY20 Guidelines for Brownfield Cleanup Grants
NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00)
11/5/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
12/4/2019
UC Berkeley may submit only one F99 application.
USAID Feed the Future in Senegal, Policy Systems Services
11/8/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
12/5/2019
The purpose is to strengthen Senegalese agricultural and food policy systems.
USAID Water and Energy for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development - Regional Innovation Hubs
12/2/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
12/9/2019
Activities are concentrated in the Middle East and North Africa and South/Southeast Asia.
Moore Inventor Fellows Program
10/21/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
11/15/2019 for nominations

12/13/2019 for proposals
Invests in people who create new tools, technologies, processes, or approaches with a high potential to accelerate progress in scientific research, environmental conservation, and patient care.
Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics
8/20/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
9/23/2019 for LOIs

1/8/2020 for proposals
This program is a career development award to enable junior faculty members to carry out innovative bioethics research.
NSF Partnerships for Innovation (PFI)
11/12/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
1/8/2020
This campus limited submission announcement is for the PFI-Research Partnerships (PFI-RP) track.
CDC Assessing the Burden of Diabetes By Type in Children, Adolescents and Young Adults (DiCAYA)
12/10/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
1/14/2020
CDC seeks applications to conduct surveillance to assess the incidence and prevalence of diabetes among children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S.
Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Grants for Biomedical Research
11/15/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
1/15/2020
Supports early stage investigators engaged in biomedical research that has the potential to advance understanding, diagnosis, or treatment of disease.
NLM Data Science Research: Personal Health Libraries for Consumers and Patients (R01)
11/13/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
1/17/2020
Supports novel informatics and data science approaches that can help individuals gather, manage and use data and information about their personal health.
NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI)
10/21/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
1/21/2020
Supports acquisition and development of shared-use/multi-user state-of-the-art research instruments.
HHMI Inclusive Excellence Program (IE3)
6/24/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
7/31/2019 for intent to apply

1/24/2020 for preproposal
The objective is to improve the capacity for inclusion of students from groups underrepresented in science at U.S. universities. The IE initiative is focused on the natural sciences.
International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Grant Strategy
11/25/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
1/24/2020
Supports projects to safeguard the historical record of the Holocaust and the genocide of the Roma and which counter distortion.
NIGMS Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1)
11/6/2019, 11/13/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
1/25/2020
Supports research teams of three to six PD/PIs to address ambitious and challenging research questions important for the mission of NIGMS.
NSF Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships (STC)
4/12/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
6/25/2019 for preproposals

1/27/2020 for proposals
Supports exceptionally innovative, complex research and education projects that require large-scale, long-term awards.
NIGMS Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) (T32)
11/14/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
1/28/2020
Supports institutions to develop and implement effective, evidence-based approaches to biomedical training and mentoring.
Luce Initiative on Southeast Asia
9/3/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
9/27/2019 for LOI

1/31/2020 for proposal
LuceSEA aims to strengthen the study of Southeast Asia in American higher education by providing resources for the creation of models, strategies, and partnerships.
American Physiological Society Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowships
12/2/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
2/1/2020
Fellowships allow students to participate in research in the laboratory of an established researcher and APS member.
American Honda Foundation Grants for Youth and Scientific Education
12/18/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
2/3/2020
The funding priority is youth education, specifically in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, the environment, job training, and literacy.
San Francisco Foundation Equity Grants Program
1/9/2020

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
2/3/2020
SFF is soliciting applications to address racial and economic equity in the Bay Area.
CDC Natural Experiments of the Impact of Population-targeted Policies to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes and Diabetes Complications
12/17/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
2/4/2020
Supports the study of the health impact of new and imminently available population-targeted diabetes-related programs.
National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
10/14/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
12/6/2019 for LOIs

2/6/2020 for proposals
Encourages the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative models for STEM graduate education training.
USDA Secondary Agriculture Education Challenge Grant Program
1/6/2020

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
2/6/2020
NIFA is seeking projects that identify and address challenges facing the food, agricultural, natural resources, and human sciences education.
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program
1/6/2020

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
2/6/2020
Supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences.
NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE: GEOPATHS)
12/11/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
12/20/2019 for LOI

2/14/2020 for proposal
NSF is soliciting proposals to accelerate improvements in the quality and effectiveness of undergraduate education in all STEM fields.
Luce Foundation Advancing Public Scholarship on Religion and Theology
9/9/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
10/15/2019 for LOI

2/15/2020 for proposal
Supports collaborative, experimental, and field-shaping initiatives that enliven the practice of public scholarship
CDC Modeling Infectious Diseases in Healthcare Research
12/3/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
2/18/2020
Supports research to develop and apply computational tools and mathematical methods to better understand and respond to healthcare-associated infections.
NIH Blueprint Program for Enhancing Neuroscience Diversity through Undergraduate Research Education Experiences (BP-ENDURE) (R25)
12/17/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
2/19/2020
This initiative will support two-year neuroscience research education programs.
NIGMS Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (R25)
12/18/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
2/21/2020
Provides resources for research experiences and courses for skills development to underrepresented postbaccalaureate participants.
NSF Ethical and Responsible Research (ER2)
11/4/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
2/24/2020
Supports research projects that contribute to understanding what it takes to foster ethical research in all STEM fields.
USDA Women and Minorities in STEM Fields
1/16/2020

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
2/24/2020
Supports research, education/teaching, and extension projects that increase participation by women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas in STEM.
Graham Foundation Production and Presentation Grants Program
12/19/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
2/25/2020
Grants assist with the production and presentation of significant programs about architecture and the designed environment.
NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00)
1/10/2020

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
2/26/2020
Designed for postdoctoral fellows who do not require an extended period of mentored research training beyond their doctoral degrees.
NIEHS Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award
1/9/2020

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
2/28/2020
Supports Early Stage Investigators in the environmental health sciences.
Agilent Early Career Professor Award
1/22/2020

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
2/28/2020
The 2020 focus is development of breakthrough live cell analysis technologies for measuring cellular responses to chemical/pharmaceutical treatments and genetic manipulations.
Vallee Scholars Award
1/8/2020

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
2/1/2020 for nomination

3/1/2020 for application
UC Berkeley has been to nominate one promising junior faculty member in the basic biomedical sciences.
NSF ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions
9/6/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
10/1/2019 - 3/2/2020 (see notice)
NSF is soliciting proposals in multiple program tracks. This campus announcement is for the Adaptation, Institutional Transformation, and Partnership competitions.
HRSA Rapid Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Start in the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program - Dissemination Assistance Provider
2/3/2020

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
3/3/2020
The purpose is to fund a single organization that will develop a compendium of promising rapid ART interventions.
State Department DRL Internet Freedom Annual Program Statement
1/15/2020

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
3/6/2020

Seeking statements of interest for programs that support internet freedom.
State Department Funding Opportunities
2/6/2020

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
3/6/2020
Fixed Amount Awards for Human Rights, Accountability, and Access to Information in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea)
3/6/2020
Statements of Interest for Human Rights, Accountability, and Access to Information in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea)
CDC Funding Opportunities
1/17/2020

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
2/10/20, 3/9/2020
Conducting Public Health Research in South America
3/10/2020
Prevention Epicenters Program: Protecting Patients from Infections, Antibiotic Resistance and Other Adverse Events
NIH Biomedical Research Facilities (C06)
2/6/2020

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
3/17/2020
The goal is to upgrade or create novel biomedical research infrastructure.
USDA Agriculture Innovation Center Grant Program
2/4/2020

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
3/20/2020
Centers that provide technical and business development assistance to agricultural producers.
Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program
11/6/2019

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
1/7/2020 for LOI

3/25/2020 for application
UC Berkeley has been invited to nominate one faculty member to submit a letter of intent.
St. Baldrick’s Foundation Grants
1/6/2020

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
1/31/2020 for LOIs

3/27/2020 for applications
The Foundation offers grants in several categories to support childhood cancer research.
USAID Water Resources Management for Enhanced Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WRM-WASH)
3/6/2020

See the CALmessages notice for campus application instructions.
4/6/2020
Requests concept papers to reduce water borne disease in Nigeria.
       

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