Agency News


Funding agencies are in constant flux with new programs, deadlines, rules and regulations.
Updated at least weekly, this ORDE service highlights major funding program deadlines, changes and additions.​​

  • NIH New Innovator and Pioneer Awards

    May 21, 2020 by Lynette Michael
    The National Institutes of Health is offering two awards through the Common Fund that require no preliminary data - the New Innovator and Pioneer Awards.
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  • Updated NIH Parent Announcements

    May 11, 2020 by Lynette Michael
    Updated Parent Announcements are now available for some of the most popular grant mechanisms offered by the National Institutes of Health.
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  • NIAID COVID-19 Strategic Research Plan

    Apr 23, 2020 by Lynette Michael
    NIAID has outlined their research approach through a new Strategic Plan for COVID-19 Research.
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  • COVID-19 Central Funding Resource

    Apr 16, 2020 by Lynette Michael
    Funding opportunities related to COVID-19 are now available in a central resource for University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus researchers.
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  • Air Force Young Investigator Program

    Mar 20, 2020 by Lynette Michael
    The US Air Force is offering their Young Investigator Program to early career scientists and engineers who received their PhD or equivalent no earlier than April 1, 2013. This program is designed to benefit the awardees in terms of support for career development as well as the sponsor in terms of encouraging new investigators to consider performing research relevant to Air Force needs.
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  • New Programs at NSF

    Mar 9, 2020 by Lynette Michael
    The National Science Foundation (NSF) is interested in receiving proposals pertaining to 1) robotics and 2) environmental sustainability of micro- and nanoplastics.
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  • American Diabetes Association Application Deadline Change

    Mar 9, 2020 by Lynette Michael
    Expect another change for the American Diabetes Association Core Research Program application deadline this year, moving from July to November.
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  • Upcoming AHA Grant Programs

    Mar 9, 2020 by Lynette Michael
    The American Heart Association has announced deadlines for this year's grants program with mechanisms for postdoctoral fellows, early career and established researchers; the agency also offers seed grants.
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  • Need Equipment?

    Feb 24, 2020 by Lynette Michael
    The National Institutes of Health is accepting applications from Major User Groups for their Shared Instrumentation Grant and High-End Instrumentation Grant Programs.
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  • NCI Multiple Myeloma Disparities Research Opportunities

    May 15, 2019 by National Cancer Institute
    NCI is soliciting applications for the Provocative Questions in Multiple Myeloma Disparities Research funding opportunities. Both R01 and R21 applications will be accepted with deadlines starting July 15, 2019 and going through November 15, 2020.
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  • NIH Changing Program Announcement Usage

    Jun 14, 2019 by NIH
    In a streamlining effort, NIH is switching from the current myriad of Program Announcements (PAs) to Notices of Special Interest to highlight agency research interests. Instead of multiple PAs, the agency will issue a single Notice of Special Interest and then point applicants to associated parent announcements.
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