Funding opportunities Restart Opportunity Wizard

98 results were found.

Federal Funding Opportunities

08/16/2022

Open opportunities

funding

Universal Service High-Cost program/ Connect America Fund II

Agency
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Sector
Broadband
Funding size
$25M or more, $5M to $25M, Project Dependent
RFP Summary provided by the agency CAF is a multi-year program, comparable to extending electricity and phone service to rural America early in the twentieth century, and building the interstate highway system in the 1950s and '60s. Through CAF Phase II, the FCC provides funding to local telephone companies to subsidize the cost of building new network infrastructure or performing network upgrade…
Go visit Universal Service High-Cost program/ Connect America Fund II

funding

Broadband Infrastructure Program

Agency
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
Sector
Broadband, Information Technologies, Infrastructure
Funding size
$5M to $25M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
NTIA-BROADBAND-INFRASTRUCTURE-PROGRAM-21
RFP Summary provided by the agency The Broadband Infrastructure Program makes grants on a competitive basis to covered partnerships  for covered broadband projects. Covered Partnership: a partnership between a State, or one or more political subdivisions of a State; and a provider of fixed broadband service Covered Broadband Project: a competitively and technologically neutral project for …
Go visit Broadband Infrastructure Program

funding

Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC)

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Education & Workforce, Information Technologies
Funding size
Up to $1M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
NSF 21-528
The Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC) program invests in coordinated campus-level networking and cyberinfrastructure improvements, innovation, integration, and engineering for science applications and distributed research projects.
Go visit Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC)

funding

FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Build Back Better Regional Challenge

Agency
Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Broadband, Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Entrepreneurship, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation
Funding size
Up to $100M
Deadline
Open
Opportunity Number
EDA-HDQ-ARPBBB-2021-2006976
Build Back Better is a two-phase competition to (1) help regions develop transformational economic development strategies and (2) fund the implementation of those strategies that will create and grow regional growth clusters.
Go visit FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Build Back Better Regional Challenge

funding

FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Good Jobs Challenge

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC), Economic Development Administration (EDA)
Sector
Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Workforce Development
Funding size
Up to $25M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
EDA-HDQ-ARPGJ-2021-2006964
This ARPA Good Jobs Challenge NOFO is designed to help get Americans back to work by developing and strengthening regional systems to develop and execute sectoral partnerships that will lead to well-paying jobs. The goal of regional workforce training systems is to create and implement effective employer-driven training programs that will connect the existing and emerging skills needs of employers with workers and will help workers find and keep quality jobs and advance along their chosen career path.
Go visit FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Good Jobs Challenge

funding

E-Rate Program/ Universal Service Program for Schools and Libraries

Agency
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Sector
Broadband, Education, Education & Workforce
Funding size
Project Dependent
Deadline
Open
This program helps schools and libraries to obtain affordable broadband under telecommunication services and internet access to a school or library, and services that deliver Internet access within schools and libraries (internal connections, basic maintenance of internal connections, and managed internal broadband services).
Go visit E-Rate Program/ Universal Service Program for Schools and Libraries

funding

Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

Agency
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
Sector
Education & Workforce, Information Technologies, Research
Funding size
Below $9M
Opportunity Number
LB21-FY22
The Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) supports developing a diverse workforce of librarians to better meet the changing learning and information needs of the American public by: enhancing the training and professional development of library and archives professionals, developing faculty and library leaders, and recruiting and educating the next generation of library and archives professionals.
Go visit Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

funding

National Leadership Grants for Libraries

Agency
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
Sector
Community Development, Digital Equity, Education & Workforce, Research
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open
Opportunity Number
NLG-Libraries-FY22
This program is designed to support projects that address critical needs of the library and archives fields and have the potential to advance practice in these professions to strengthen library and archival services for the American public. Projects are expected to generate results such as new models, new tools, research findings, services, practices, and/or alliances that can be widely used, adapted, scaled, or replicated to extend and leverage the benefits of federal investment.
Go visit National Leadership Grants for Libraries

funding

Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)

Agency
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Sector
Energy, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation
Funding size
$25M or more, Up to $1M
Deadline
Open
The program provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements. Agricultural producers may also apply for new energy efficient equipment and new system loans for agricultural production and processing.
Go visit Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)

funding

FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Economic Adjustment Assistance

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC), Economic Development Administration (EDA)
Sector
Big Data, Broadband, Community Development, COVID-19, Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Entrepreneurship, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Workforce Development
Funding size
Up to $10M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
EDA-2021-ARPAEAA
Grants made under this program will help hundreds of communities across the nation plan, build, innovate, and put people back to work through construction or non-construction projects designed to meet local needs.
Go visit FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Economic Adjustment Assistance

funding

Silicon Valley Office Innovation

Agency
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Big Data, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Healthcare, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Public Safety, Workforce Development
Funding size
Below $1M
Deadline
Open, Open for at least 180 days, Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
SVIP OTS HSHQDC-16-R-B0005
This program reaches out to innovation communities across the nation and around the world to harness the commercial R&D ecosystem for technologies with government applications and to co-invest in and accelerate technology transition-to-market.
Go visit Silicon Valley Office Innovation

funding

Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Discretionary Grants

Agency
Department of Transportation (DOT)
Sector
Transportation
Funding size
$5M to $25M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
DTOS59-21-RA-RAISE
RAISE grants are for capital investments in surface transportation infrastructure and are to be awarded on a competitive basis for projects that will have a significant local or regional impact.
Go visit Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Discretionary Grants

funding

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program

Agency
Department of Defense (DOD)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Big Data, Broadband, Energy, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Public Safety, Research, Transportation
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
DOD-SBIR-2022.4
The objectives of the DoD SBIR Program include stimulating technological innovation, strengthening the role of small business in meeting DoD research and development needs, fostering and encouraging participation by minority and disadvantaged persons in technological innovation, and increasing the commercial application of DoD-supported research or research and development results.
Go visit Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program

funding

Seeding Critical Advances for Leading Energy Technologies with Untapped Potential (SCALEUP)

Agency
Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E), Department of Energy (DOE)
Sector
Energy
Funding size
$2M to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
DE-FOA-0002673
SCALEUP provides a vital mechanism for the support of innovative energy R&D that complements ARPA-E’s primary R&D focus on early-stage transformational energy technologies that still require proof-of-concept.
Go visit Seeding Critical Advances for Leading Energy Technologies with Untapped Potential (SCALEUP)

funding

Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC)

Agency
Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Agriculture, Community Development, Economic Development, Education, Education & Workforce, Energy, Environment, Information Technologies, Innovation, Public Safety, Research, Transportation, Workforce Development
Funding size
Below $1M, Up to $1M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
22-565
The Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC) is a research and action competition that accelerates the transition to practice of foundational research and emerging technologies into communities through civic-engaged research. CIVIC project teams must include civic partners and stakeholders working together with researchers to develop, pilot, and evaluate the proposed project.
Go visit Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC)

funding

Future Manufacturing (FM)

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Information Technologies, Innovation, Research, Workforce Development
Funding size
Below $2M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
NSF 22-568
The goal of Future Manufacturing is to support fundamental research and education of a future workforce to overcome scientific, technological, educational, economic, and social barriers in order to catalyze new manufacturing capabilities that do not exist today. Future Manufacturing imagines manufacturing decades into the future. It supports research and education that will enhance U.S. leadership in manufacturing by providing new capabilities for established companies and entrepreneurs, by improving our health, quality of life, and national security, by expanding job opportunities to a diverse STEM workforce, and by reducing the impact of manufacturing on the environment.
Go visit Future Manufacturing (FM)

funding

Healthcare Connect Fund (HCF)

Agency
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC)
Sector
Broadband, Healthcare, Information Technologies, Infrastructure
Funding size
$5M to $25M, Project Dependent
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
The Rural Health Care (RHC) Program supports health care facilities in bringing world class medical care to rural areas through increased connectivity. It supports reduced rates for broadband and telecom services.
Go visit Healthcare Connect Fund (HCF)

funding

Rural Health Care Telecommunications (Telecom) Program

Agency
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC)
Sector
Broadband, Healthcare, Information Technologies, Infrastructure
Funding size
$5M to $25M, Project Dependent
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
The Telecommunications (Telecom) Program provides funding to eligible healthcare providers for eligible expenses related to telecommunications services necessary for the provision of healthcare.
Go visit Rural Health Care Telecommunications (Telecom) Program

funding

Digital Projects for the Public

Agency
National Endowment for the Humanities
Sector
Education & Workforce, Innovation, Research
Funding size
Up to $1M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
20220608-MD-MN-MT
The Digital Projects for the Public 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.
Go visit Digital Projects for the Public

funding

2022 Build to Scale Program

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC), Economic Development Administration (EDA)
Sector
Economic Development, Innovation
Funding size
Below $2M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
EDA-HDQ-OIE-2022-2007288
EDA awards grants through the Build to Scale Program for activities designed to develop and support regional innovation initiatives. The Build to Scale Program invites organizations that are aiding companies in developing the next generation of technologies to apply for funding. These organizations may be operating initiatives to unlock investment capital across a region or sector, operating programs to accelerate company growth, empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs, and/or enabling technology commercialization. The Build to Scale Program builds regional economies through scalable startups through the Venture Challenge and Capital Challenge.
Go visit 2022 Build to Scale Program

funding

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

Agency
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), National Endowment for the Humanities
Sector
Education, Education & Workforce, Research
Funding size
Up to $2M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
20220114-HAA
The program supports innovative, experimental, and/or computationally challenging digital projects, leading to work that can scale to enhance scholarly research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities. The program also supports research that examines the history, criticism, ethics, and philosophy of digital culture or technology and its impact on society.
Go visit Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

funding

Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program

Agency
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Big Data, Broadband, Community Development, Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Entrepreneurship, Information Technologies, Innovation, Research
Funding size
Below $1M
Deadline
Open
Opportunity Number
SB-OIIFT-22-001
The FAST Partnership Program provides one-year of funding to organizations that team up with others in their state to help build the innovation ecosystem that is key to helping grow the tech economy in that state.
Go visit Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program

funding

Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant program

Agency
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Sector
Community Development, Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Entrepreneurship, Information Technologies, Innovation, Research, Workforce Development
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
The Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant program provides funding for rural projects through local utility organizations in order to promote rural economic development and job creation projects.
Go visit Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant program

funding

State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC), National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
Sector
Broadband, Community Development, Digital Equity, Digital Inclusion
Funding size
Up to $60M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
NTIA-DE-PLAN-2022
This Program will award grants to the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico (the States) for the purpose of developing State Digital Equity Plans. Through these Plans, each State will, among other things, identify barriers to digital equity in the State and strategies for overcoming those barriers. In addition, Indian Tribes, Alaska Native entities, and Native Hawaiian organizations may also seek grants, cooperative agreements, or contracts to develop their own digital equity plans and, in the case of Tribal entities, to provide input into the digital equity plans of the States in which they are located. The State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program is part of the larger State Digital Equity Capacity Grant Program, the purpose of which is to promote the achievement of digital equity, support digital inclusion activities, and build capacity for efforts by States relating to the adoption of broadband by residents of those States. State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program participants that are also eligible grantees under the separate Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program should plan holistically for these interrelated programs and should ensure close coordination between the personnel and offices preparing to implement them.
Go visit State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program

funding

Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program

Agency
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
Sector
Broadband, Digital Equity, Digital Inclusion, Information Technologies, Infrastructure
Funding size
Up to $10M, Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
NTIA-BEAD-2022
The BEAD Program provides new federal funding for NTIA to grant eligible entities for broadband planning, deployment, mapping, equity, and adoption activities. Funding is distributed primarily based on the relative number of “unserved” locations (i.e., broadband-serviceable locations that lack access to Reliable Broadband Service at speeds of at least 25 Mbps downstream and 3 Mbps upstream and latency levels low enough to support real-time, interactive applications) in each State and Territory.
Go visit Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program

funding

Middle Mile Grant Program

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC), National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
Sector
Broadband
Funding size
Up to $100M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
NTIA-MMG-2022
The Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Grant (MMG) Program provides funding for the construction, improvement, or acquisition of middle mile infrastructure. The purpose of the grant program is to expand and extend middle mile infrastructure to reduce the cost of connecting areas that are unserved or underserved to the internet backbone.
Go visit Middle Mile Grant Program

funding

Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12)

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Education & Workforce
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
NSF 20-572
The Discovery Research PreK-12 program (DRK-12) seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science (STEM) by preK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of STEM education innovations and approaches.
Go visit Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12)

funding

Smart and Connected Health (SCH)

Agency
National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Healthcare
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 60 days
Opportunity Number
NSF 21-530
The purpose of this interagency program solicitation is to support the development of transformative high-risk, high-reward advances in computer and information science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, behavioral and/or cognitive research to address pressing questions in the biomedical and public health communities.
Go visit Smart and Connected Health (SCH)

funding

Cyber-Physical Systems

Agency
Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Transportation (DOT), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), Science and Technology Directorate, US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Education & Workforce, Information Technologies, Other
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 60 days
Opportunity Number
21-551
The CPS program aims to develop the core research needed to engineer these complex CPS, some of which may also require dependable, high-confidence, or provable behaviors. Core research areas of the program include control, data analytics, and machine learning including real-time learning for control, autonomy, design, Internet of Things (IoT), mixed initiatives including human-in- or human-on-the-loop, networking, privacy, real-time systems, safety, security, and verification.
Go visit Cyber-Physical Systems

funding

Education Innovation and Research (EIR)

Agency
Department of Education (ED)
Sector
Education & Workforce
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 60 days
Opportunity Number
ED-GRANTS-041918-001/2/3
The EIR program is designed to generate and validate solutions to persistent educational challenges and to support the expansion of those solutions to serve larger numbers of students.
Go visit Education Innovation and Research (EIR)

funding

Distance Education Grants for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas (DEG)

Agency
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Sector
Agriculture, Education
Funding size
Up to $1M
Deadline
Open for at least 60 days
Opportunity Number
USDA-NIFA-RIGP-008922
The purpose of this program is strengthen the capacity of Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas to carry out resident instruction, curriculum, and teaching programs in the food and agricultural sciences through distance education technology.
Go visit Distance Education Grants for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas (DEG)

funding

Long-Range Broad Agency Announcement (LRBAA)

Agency
Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate
Sector
Big Data, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Privacy, Public Safety, Research, Transportation
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
The Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T) Long-Range Broad Agency Announcement (LRBAA) is a standing, open invitation to the scientific and technical communities to fund pioneering research and development (R&D) projects in support of our nation’s security. Its purpose is to advance our scientific and technical knowledge and to apply such advances to the department’s operational environments.
Go visit Long-Range Broad Agency Announcement (LRBAA)

funding

DHS S&T-NIST Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge (SC3)

Agency
Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Big Data, Broadband, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Public Safety, Research
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
Topic Number: SEC CYB 01-04; Solicitation: DHSST-LRBAA 18-01
This program encourages GCTC participants to adopt designed-in cybersecurity for "smart city" systems that are more secure, reliable, resilient, and protective of privacy.
Go visit DHS S&T-NIST Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge (SC3)

funding

Internet of Things (IoT) Security (IoTSEC)

Agency
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Sector
Public Safety
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
Topic Number: SEC CYB 01-02; Solicitation:DHSST-LRBAA 18-01
RFP Summary provided by the agency The research and development of tools and techniques to aid DHS mission and operations components, law enforcement entities, and Critical Infrastructure (CI) asset owners and operators (to include IT and Internet Infrastructures) in addressing the security gaps between existing traditional IT networks and the broad range of new IoT devices being designed and dep…
Go visit Internet of Things (IoT) Security (IoTSEC)

funding

Cyber Enabled Networked Physical Systems

Agency
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Sector
Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Public Safety, Research
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
Topic Number: SEC CYB 01-01; Solicitation: DHSST-LRBAA 18-01
RFP Summary provided by the agency This is a critical time in the design and deployment of Cyber Enabled Networked Physical Systems (CNPS). Advances in networking, computing, sensing, and control systems have enabled a broad range of new devices. These systems are being designed and deployed now, but unfortunately security is often left as an additional feature that will be bolted on later. Indus…
Go visit Cyber Enabled Networked Physical Systems

funding

Data Privacy

Agency
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Sector
Public Safety
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
Topic Number: SEC CYB 02-02; Solicitation: DHSST-LRBAA 18-01
This program develops, tests and evaluates technical and knowledge solutions for the management of privacy threats and vulnerabilities that arise from socio- and technical policies and operations.
Go visit Data Privacy

funding

Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC)

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Big Data, Broadband, Community Development, Education & Workforce, Information Technologies, Innovation, Public Safety, Research
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
NSF 22-529
The S&CC program encourages researchers to work with community stakeholders to identify and define challenges they are facing, enabling those challenges to motivate use-inspired research questions. For this solicitation, community stakeholders may include some or all the following: residents, neighborhood or community groups, nonprofit or philanthropic organizations, businesses, as well as municipal organizations such as libraries, museums, educational institutions, public works departments, and health and social services agencies.
Go visit Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC)

funding

Technology and Innovation Deployment Program (TIDP) - Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration

Agency
Department of Transportation (DOT)
Sector
Transportation
Funding size
$5M to $25M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
FHWA-2016-21063
The AID Demonstration program provides funding as an incentive for eligible entities to accelerate the implementation and adoption of innovation in highway transportation.
Go visit Technology and Innovation Deployment Program (TIDP) - Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration

funding

ConnectHome program

Agency
Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Sector
Broadband
Funding size
Project Dependent
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
ConnectHomeUSA creates a platform for community leaders, local governments, nonprofit organizations, and private industry to join and produce locally tailored solutions for narrowing the digital divide for HUD-assisted residents living in ConnectHomeUSA-designated communities across the country.
Go visit ConnectHome program

funding

BIGDATA program

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Big Data
Funding size
$5M to $25M, Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
NSF 18-539
The BIGDATA program seeks novel approaches in computer science, statistics, computational science, and mathematics leading towards the further development of the interdisciplinary field of data science. The program also seeks innovative applications in domain science, including social and behavioral sciences, education, physical sciences, and engineering, where data science and the availability of big data are creating new opportunities for research and insights not previously possible.
Go visit BIGDATA program

funding

Civil Infrastructure Systems (CIS) Program

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Research
Funding size
To Be Announced
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
PD-19-1631
The CIS program encourages potentially disruptive ideas that will open new frontiers and significantly broaden and transform relevant research communities. The program particularly welcomes research that addresses novel system and service design, system integration, big data analytics, and socio-technological-infrastructure connections.
Go visit Civil Infrastructure Systems (CIS) Program

funding

Telecommunications Infrastructure Loans & Loan Guarantees

Agency
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Sector
Broadband
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
This program provides financing for the construction, maintenance, improvement and expansion of telephone service and broadband in rural areas.
Go visit Telecommunications Infrastructure Loans & Loan Guarantees

funding

FY 2020 EDA Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs (CARES Act Update)

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC)
Sector
Community Development, COVID-19, Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, Infrastructure, Innovation, Workforce Development
Funding size
Up to $3M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
PWEAA2020
Grants and cooperative agreements made under these programs are designed to leverage existing regional assets and support the implementation of economic development strategies that advance new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities. EDA provides strategic investments on a competitive- merit-basis to support economic development, foster job creation, and attract private investment in economically distressed areas of the United States.
Go visit FY 2020 EDA Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs (CARES Act Update)

funding

Energy, Power, Control, and Networks (EPCN) Program

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Big Data, Economic Development, Energy, Information Technologies, Innovation
Funding size
Project Dependent
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
PD-18-7607
The Energy, Power, Control, and Networks (EPCN) Program supports innovative research in modeling, optimization, learning, adaptation, and control of networked multi-agent systems, higher-level decision making, and dynamic resource allocation, as well as risk management in the presence of uncertainty, sub-system failures, and stochastic disturbances.
Go visit Energy, Power, Control, and Networks (EPCN) Program

funding

Universal Service High-Cost program/ Connect America Fund II

Agency
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Sector
Broadband
Funding size
$25M or more, $5M to $25M, Project Dependent
RFP Summary provided by the agency CAF is a multi-year program, comparable to extending electricity and phone service to rural America early in the twentieth century, and building the interstate highway system in the 1950s and '60s. Through CAF Phase II, the FCC provides funding to local telephone companies to subsidize the cost of building new network infrastructure or performing network upgrade…
Go visit Universal Service High-Cost program/ Connect America Fund II

funding

Broadband Infrastructure Program

Agency
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
Sector
Broadband, Information Technologies, Infrastructure
Funding size
$5M to $25M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
NTIA-BROADBAND-INFRASTRUCTURE-PROGRAM-21
RFP Summary provided by the agency The Broadband Infrastructure Program makes grants on a competitive basis to covered partnerships  for covered broadband projects. Covered Partnership: a partnership between a State, or one or more political subdivisions of a State; and a provider of fixed broadband service Covered Broadband Project: a competitively and technologically neutral project for …
Go visit Broadband Infrastructure Program

funding

Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC)

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Education & Workforce, Information Technologies
Funding size
Up to $1M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
NSF 21-528
The Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC) program invests in coordinated campus-level networking and cyberinfrastructure improvements, innovation, integration, and engineering for science applications and distributed research projects.
Go visit Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC)

funding

FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Build Back Better Regional Challenge

Agency
Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Broadband, Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Entrepreneurship, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation
Funding size
Up to $100M
Deadline
Open
Opportunity Number
EDA-HDQ-ARPBBB-2021-2006976
Build Back Better is a two-phase competition to (1) help regions develop transformational economic development strategies and (2) fund the implementation of those strategies that will create and grow regional growth clusters.
Go visit FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Build Back Better Regional Challenge

funding

FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Good Jobs Challenge

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC), Economic Development Administration (EDA)
Sector
Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Workforce Development
Funding size
Up to $25M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
EDA-HDQ-ARPGJ-2021-2006964
This ARPA Good Jobs Challenge NOFO is designed to help get Americans back to work by developing and strengthening regional systems to develop and execute sectoral partnerships that will lead to well-paying jobs. The goal of regional workforce training systems is to create and implement effective employer-driven training programs that will connect the existing and emerging skills needs of employers with workers and will help workers find and keep quality jobs and advance along their chosen career path.
Go visit FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Good Jobs Challenge

funding

E-Rate Program/ Universal Service Program for Schools and Libraries

Agency
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Sector
Broadband, Education, Education & Workforce
Funding size
Project Dependent
Deadline
Open
This program helps schools and libraries to obtain affordable broadband under telecommunication services and internet access to a school or library, and services that deliver Internet access within schools and libraries (internal connections, basic maintenance of internal connections, and managed internal broadband services).
Go visit E-Rate Program/ Universal Service Program for Schools and Libraries

funding

Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

Agency
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
Sector
Education & Workforce, Information Technologies, Research
Funding size
Below $9M
Opportunity Number
LB21-FY22
The Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21) supports developing a diverse workforce of librarians to better meet the changing learning and information needs of the American public by: enhancing the training and professional development of library and archives professionals, developing faculty and library leaders, and recruiting and educating the next generation of library and archives professionals.
Go visit Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program

funding

National Leadership Grants for Libraries

Agency
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
Sector
Community Development, Digital Equity, Education & Workforce, Research
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open
Opportunity Number
NLG-Libraries-FY22
This program is designed to support projects that address critical needs of the library and archives fields and have the potential to advance practice in these professions to strengthen library and archival services for the American public. Projects are expected to generate results such as new models, new tools, research findings, services, practices, and/or alliances that can be widely used, adapted, scaled, or replicated to extend and leverage the benefits of federal investment.
Go visit National Leadership Grants for Libraries

funding

Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)

Agency
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Sector
Energy, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation
Funding size
$25M or more, Up to $1M
Deadline
Open
The program provides guaranteed loan financing and grant funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements. Agricultural producers may also apply for new energy efficient equipment and new system loans for agricultural production and processing.
Go visit Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)

funding

FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Economic Adjustment Assistance

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC), Economic Development Administration (EDA)
Sector
Big Data, Broadband, Community Development, COVID-19, Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Entrepreneurship, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Workforce Development
Funding size
Up to $10M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
EDA-2021-ARPAEAA
Grants made under this program will help hundreds of communities across the nation plan, build, innovate, and put people back to work through construction or non-construction projects designed to meet local needs.
Go visit FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Economic Adjustment Assistance

funding

Silicon Valley Office Innovation

Agency
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Big Data, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Healthcare, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Public Safety, Workforce Development
Funding size
Below $1M
Deadline
Open, Open for at least 180 days, Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
SVIP OTS HSHQDC-16-R-B0005
This program reaches out to innovation communities across the nation and around the world to harness the commercial R&D ecosystem for technologies with government applications and to co-invest in and accelerate technology transition-to-market.
Go visit Silicon Valley Office Innovation

funding

Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Discretionary Grants

Agency
Department of Transportation (DOT)
Sector
Transportation
Funding size
$5M to $25M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
DTOS59-21-RA-RAISE
RAISE grants are for capital investments in surface transportation infrastructure and are to be awarded on a competitive basis for projects that will have a significant local or regional impact.
Go visit Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Discretionary Grants

funding

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program

Agency
Department of Defense (DOD)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Big Data, Broadband, Energy, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Public Safety, Research, Transportation
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
DOD-SBIR-2022.4
The objectives of the DoD SBIR Program include stimulating technological innovation, strengthening the role of small business in meeting DoD research and development needs, fostering and encouraging participation by minority and disadvantaged persons in technological innovation, and increasing the commercial application of DoD-supported research or research and development results.
Go visit Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program

funding

Seeding Critical Advances for Leading Energy Technologies with Untapped Potential (SCALEUP)

Agency
Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E), Department of Energy (DOE)
Sector
Energy
Funding size
$2M to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
DE-FOA-0002673
SCALEUP provides a vital mechanism for the support of innovative energy R&D that complements ARPA-E’s primary R&D focus on early-stage transformational energy technologies that still require proof-of-concept.
Go visit Seeding Critical Advances for Leading Energy Technologies with Untapped Potential (SCALEUP)

funding

Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC)

Agency
Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Agriculture, Community Development, Economic Development, Education, Education & Workforce, Energy, Environment, Information Technologies, Innovation, Public Safety, Research, Transportation, Workforce Development
Funding size
Below $1M, Up to $1M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
22-565
The Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC) is a research and action competition that accelerates the transition to practice of foundational research and emerging technologies into communities through civic-engaged research. CIVIC project teams must include civic partners and stakeholders working together with researchers to develop, pilot, and evaluate the proposed project.
Go visit Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC)

funding

Future Manufacturing (FM)

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Information Technologies, Innovation, Research, Workforce Development
Funding size
Below $2M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
NSF 22-568
The goal of Future Manufacturing is to support fundamental research and education of a future workforce to overcome scientific, technological, educational, economic, and social barriers in order to catalyze new manufacturing capabilities that do not exist today. Future Manufacturing imagines manufacturing decades into the future. It supports research and education that will enhance U.S. leadership in manufacturing by providing new capabilities for established companies and entrepreneurs, by improving our health, quality of life, and national security, by expanding job opportunities to a diverse STEM workforce, and by reducing the impact of manufacturing on the environment.
Go visit Future Manufacturing (FM)

funding

Healthcare Connect Fund (HCF)

Agency
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC)
Sector
Broadband, Healthcare, Information Technologies, Infrastructure
Funding size
$5M to $25M, Project Dependent
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
The Rural Health Care (RHC) Program supports health care facilities in bringing world class medical care to rural areas through increased connectivity. It supports reduced rates for broadband and telecom services.
Go visit Healthcare Connect Fund (HCF)

funding

Rural Health Care Telecommunications (Telecom) Program

Agency
Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC)
Sector
Broadband, Healthcare, Information Technologies, Infrastructure
Funding size
$5M to $25M, Project Dependent
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
The Telecommunications (Telecom) Program provides funding to eligible healthcare providers for eligible expenses related to telecommunications services necessary for the provision of healthcare.
Go visit Rural Health Care Telecommunications (Telecom) Program

funding

Digital Projects for the Public

Agency
National Endowment for the Humanities
Sector
Education & Workforce, Innovation, Research
Funding size
Up to $1M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
20220608-MD-MN-MT
The Digital Projects for the Public 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.
Go visit Digital Projects for the Public

funding

2022 Build to Scale Program

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC), Economic Development Administration (EDA)
Sector
Economic Development, Innovation
Funding size
Below $2M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
EDA-HDQ-OIE-2022-2007288
EDA awards grants through the Build to Scale Program for activities designed to develop and support regional innovation initiatives. The Build to Scale Program invites organizations that are aiding companies in developing the next generation of technologies to apply for funding. These organizations may be operating initiatives to unlock investment capital across a region or sector, operating programs to accelerate company growth, empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs, and/or enabling technology commercialization. The Build to Scale Program builds regional economies through scalable startups through the Venture Challenge and Capital Challenge.
Go visit 2022 Build to Scale Program

funding

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

Agency
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), National Endowment for the Humanities
Sector
Education, Education & Workforce, Research
Funding size
Up to $2M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
20220114-HAA
The program supports innovative, experimental, and/or computationally challenging digital projects, leading to work that can scale to enhance scholarly research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities. The program also supports research that examines the history, criticism, ethics, and philosophy of digital culture or technology and its impact on society.
Go visit Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

funding

Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program

Agency
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Big Data, Broadband, Community Development, Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Entrepreneurship, Information Technologies, Innovation, Research
Funding size
Below $1M
Deadline
Open
Opportunity Number
SB-OIIFT-22-001
The FAST Partnership Program provides one-year of funding to organizations that team up with others in their state to help build the innovation ecosystem that is key to helping grow the tech economy in that state.
Go visit Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program

funding

Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant program

Agency
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Sector
Community Development, Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Entrepreneurship, Information Technologies, Innovation, Research, Workforce Development
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
The Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant program provides funding for rural projects through local utility organizations in order to promote rural economic development and job creation projects.
Go visit Rural Economic Development Loan and Grant program

funding

State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC), National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
Sector
Broadband, Community Development, Digital Equity, Digital Inclusion
Funding size
Up to $60M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
NTIA-DE-PLAN-2022
This Program will award grants to the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico (the States) for the purpose of developing State Digital Equity Plans. Through these Plans, each State will, among other things, identify barriers to digital equity in the State and strategies for overcoming those barriers. In addition, Indian Tribes, Alaska Native entities, and Native Hawaiian organizations may also seek grants, cooperative agreements, or contracts to develop their own digital equity plans and, in the case of Tribal entities, to provide input into the digital equity plans of the States in which they are located. The State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program is part of the larger State Digital Equity Capacity Grant Program, the purpose of which is to promote the achievement of digital equity, support digital inclusion activities, and build capacity for efforts by States relating to the adoption of broadband by residents of those States. State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program participants that are also eligible grantees under the separate Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program should plan holistically for these interrelated programs and should ensure close coordination between the personnel and offices preparing to implement them.
Go visit State Digital Equity Planning Grant Program

funding

Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program

Agency
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
Sector
Broadband, Digital Equity, Digital Inclusion, Information Technologies, Infrastructure
Funding size
Up to $10M, Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
NTIA-BEAD-2022
The BEAD Program provides new federal funding for NTIA to grant eligible entities for broadband planning, deployment, mapping, equity, and adoption activities. Funding is distributed primarily based on the relative number of “unserved” locations (i.e., broadband-serviceable locations that lack access to Reliable Broadband Service at speeds of at least 25 Mbps downstream and 3 Mbps upstream and latency levels low enough to support real-time, interactive applications) in each State and Territory.
Go visit Broadband Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) Program

funding

Middle Mile Grant Program

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC), National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
Sector
Broadband
Funding size
Up to $100M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
NTIA-MMG-2022
The Middle Mile Broadband Infrastructure Grant (MMG) Program provides funding for the construction, improvement, or acquisition of middle mile infrastructure. The purpose of the grant program is to expand and extend middle mile infrastructure to reduce the cost of connecting areas that are unserved or underserved to the internet backbone.
Go visit Middle Mile Grant Program

funding

Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12)

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Education & Workforce
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 30 days
Opportunity Number
NSF 20-572
The Discovery Research PreK-12 program (DRK-12) seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science (STEM) by preK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of STEM education innovations and approaches.
Go visit Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12)

funding

Smart and Connected Health (SCH)

Agency
National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Healthcare
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 60 days
Opportunity Number
NSF 21-530
The purpose of this interagency program solicitation is to support the development of transformative high-risk, high-reward advances in computer and information science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, behavioral and/or cognitive research to address pressing questions in the biomedical and public health communities.
Go visit Smart and Connected Health (SCH)

funding

Cyber-Physical Systems

Agency
Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Transportation (DOT), National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), Science and Technology Directorate, US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Education & Workforce, Information Technologies, Other
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 60 days
Opportunity Number
21-551
The CPS program aims to develop the core research needed to engineer these complex CPS, some of which may also require dependable, high-confidence, or provable behaviors. Core research areas of the program include control, data analytics, and machine learning including real-time learning for control, autonomy, design, Internet of Things (IoT), mixed initiatives including human-in- or human-on-the-loop, networking, privacy, real-time systems, safety, security, and verification.
Go visit Cyber-Physical Systems

funding

Education Innovation and Research (EIR)

Agency
Department of Education (ED)
Sector
Education & Workforce
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 60 days
Opportunity Number
ED-GRANTS-041918-001/2/3
The EIR program is designed to generate and validate solutions to persistent educational challenges and to support the expansion of those solutions to serve larger numbers of students.
Go visit Education Innovation and Research (EIR)

funding

Distance Education Grants for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas (DEG)

Agency
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Sector
Agriculture, Education
Funding size
Up to $1M
Deadline
Open for at least 60 days
Opportunity Number
USDA-NIFA-RIGP-008922
The purpose of this program is strengthen the capacity of Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas to carry out resident instruction, curriculum, and teaching programs in the food and agricultural sciences through distance education technology.
Go visit Distance Education Grants for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas (DEG)

funding

Long-Range Broad Agency Announcement (LRBAA)

Agency
Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Science and Technology Directorate
Sector
Big Data, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Privacy, Public Safety, Research, Transportation
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
The Science and Technology Directorate's (S&T) Long-Range Broad Agency Announcement (LRBAA) is a standing, open invitation to the scientific and technical communities to fund pioneering research and development (R&D) projects in support of our nation’s security. Its purpose is to advance our scientific and technical knowledge and to apply such advances to the department’s operational environments.
Go visit Long-Range Broad Agency Announcement (LRBAA)

funding

DHS S&T-NIST Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge (SC3)

Agency
Department of Homeland Security (DHS), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Big Data, Broadband, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Public Safety, Research
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
Topic Number: SEC CYB 01-04; Solicitation: DHSST-LRBAA 18-01
This program encourages GCTC participants to adopt designed-in cybersecurity for "smart city" systems that are more secure, reliable, resilient, and protective of privacy.
Go visit DHS S&T-NIST Smart and Secure Cities and Communities Challenge (SC3)

funding

Internet of Things (IoT) Security (IoTSEC)

Agency
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Sector
Public Safety
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
Topic Number: SEC CYB 01-02; Solicitation:DHSST-LRBAA 18-01
RFP Summary provided by the agency The research and development of tools and techniques to aid DHS mission and operations components, law enforcement entities, and Critical Infrastructure (CI) asset owners and operators (to include IT and Internet Infrastructures) in addressing the security gaps between existing traditional IT networks and the broad range of new IoT devices being designed and dep…
Go visit Internet of Things (IoT) Security (IoTSEC)

funding

Cyber Enabled Networked Physical Systems

Agency
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Sector
Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Public Safety, Research
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
Topic Number: SEC CYB 01-01; Solicitation: DHSST-LRBAA 18-01
RFP Summary provided by the agency This is a critical time in the design and deployment of Cyber Enabled Networked Physical Systems (CNPS). Advances in networking, computing, sensing, and control systems have enabled a broad range of new devices. These systems are being designed and deployed now, but unfortunately security is often left as an additional feature that will be bolted on later. Indus…
Go visit Cyber Enabled Networked Physical Systems

funding

Data Privacy

Agency
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Sector
Public Safety
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
Topic Number: SEC CYB 02-02; Solicitation: DHSST-LRBAA 18-01
This program develops, tests and evaluates technical and knowledge solutions for the management of privacy threats and vulnerabilities that arise from socio- and technical policies and operations.
Go visit Data Privacy

funding

Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC)

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Big Data, Broadband, Community Development, Education & Workforce, Information Technologies, Innovation, Public Safety, Research
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
NSF 22-529
The S&CC program encourages researchers to work with community stakeholders to identify and define challenges they are facing, enabling those challenges to motivate use-inspired research questions. For this solicitation, community stakeholders may include some or all the following: residents, neighborhood or community groups, nonprofit or philanthropic organizations, businesses, as well as municipal organizations such as libraries, museums, educational institutions, public works departments, and health and social services agencies.
Go visit Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC)

funding

Technology and Innovation Deployment Program (TIDP) - Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration

Agency
Department of Transportation (DOT)
Sector
Transportation
Funding size
$5M to $25M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
FHWA-2016-21063
The AID Demonstration program provides funding as an incentive for eligible entities to accelerate the implementation and adoption of innovation in highway transportation.
Go visit Technology and Innovation Deployment Program (TIDP) - Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration

funding

ConnectHome program

Agency
Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
Sector
Broadband
Funding size
Project Dependent
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
ConnectHomeUSA creates a platform for community leaders, local governments, nonprofit organizations, and private industry to join and produce locally tailored solutions for narrowing the digital divide for HUD-assisted residents living in ConnectHomeUSA-designated communities across the country.
Go visit ConnectHome program

funding

BIGDATA program

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Big Data
Funding size
$5M to $25M, Up to $5M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
NSF 18-539
The BIGDATA program seeks novel approaches in computer science, statistics, computational science, and mathematics leading towards the further development of the interdisciplinary field of data science. The program also seeks innovative applications in domain science, including social and behavioral sciences, education, physical sciences, and engineering, where data science and the availability of big data are creating new opportunities for research and insights not previously possible.
Go visit BIGDATA program

funding

Civil Infrastructure Systems (CIS) Program

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Research
Funding size
To Be Announced
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
PD-19-1631
The CIS program encourages potentially disruptive ideas that will open new frontiers and significantly broaden and transform relevant research communities. The program particularly welcomes research that addresses novel system and service design, system integration, big data analytics, and socio-technological-infrastructure connections.
Go visit Civil Infrastructure Systems (CIS) Program

funding

FY 2020 EDA Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs (CARES Act Update)

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC)
Sector
Community Development, COVID-19, Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, Infrastructure, Innovation, Workforce Development
Funding size
Up to $3M
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
PWEAA2020
Grants and cooperative agreements made under these programs are designed to leverage existing regional assets and support the implementation of economic development strategies that advance new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities. EDA provides strategic investments on a competitive- merit-basis to support economic development, foster job creation, and attract private investment in economically distressed areas of the United States.
Go visit FY 2020 EDA Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs (CARES Act Update)

funding

Energy, Power, Control, and Networks (EPCN) Program

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Big Data, Economic Development, Energy, Information Technologies, Innovation
Funding size
Project Dependent
Deadline
Open for at least 180 days
Opportunity Number
PD-18-7607
The Energy, Power, Control, and Networks (EPCN) Program supports innovative research in modeling, optimization, learning, adaptation, and control of networked multi-agent systems, higher-level decision making, and dynamic resource allocation, as well as risk management in the presence of uncertainty, sub-system failures, and stochastic disturbances.
Go visit Energy, Power, Control, and Networks (EPCN) Program

Closed opportunities

funding

America's Promise

Agency
Department of Labor (DOL)
Sector
Education & Workforce
Funding size
$5M to $25M
Deadline
Closed
RFP Summary provided by the agency This grant program is designed to create or expand regional partnerships between employers, economic development, workforce development, community colleges, training programs, K-12 education systems, and community-based organizations that make a commitment – or a “promise” – to provide a pipeline of workers to fill existing job openings, meet existing em…
Go visit America's Promise

funding

University Transportation Centers Program

Agency
Department of Transportation (DOT)
Sector
Education, Education & Workforce, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Research, Transportation, Workforce Development
Funding size
$5M to $25M
Deadline
Closed
The UTC Program advances the state-of-the-art in transportation research and technology and develops the next generation of transportation professionals. The Congressionally mandated program has been in place since 1987 to help address our Nation’s ever-growing need for the safe, efficient, and environmentally sound movement of people and goods.
Go visit University Transportation Centers Program

funding

Community Connect Grant Program

Agency
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Sector
Broadband, Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Information Technologies
Funding size
Up to $3M
Deadline
Closed
RFP Summary provided by the agency The Community Connect Grant Program provides financial assistance to eligible applicants that will provide service at or above the Broadband Grant Speed (10Mbps upstream and 1Mbps downstream) to all premises in rural, economically-challenged communities where broadband service does not exist. The deployment of broadband services on a “community-oriented connec…
Go visit Community Connect Grant Program

funding

STEM Expert Facilitation of Family Learning in Libraries and Museums (STEMEX)

Agency
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
Sector
Education, Education & Workforce
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Closed
This special joint NLG-Libraries and NLG-Museums initiative invites proposals for research on informal educational approaches that leverage community Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) professionals in the broadest sense. Funded research projects will create a foundation for reaching children and families from diverse economic, social, and cultural backgrounds, with different levels of knowledge about STEM.
Go visit STEM Expert Facilitation of Family Learning in Libraries and Museums (STEMEX)

funding

Mobility on Demand Sandbox Demonstration Program

Agency
Department of Transportation (DOT)
Sector
Transportation
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Closed
The MOD Sandbox Program is a foundational element of FTA’s strategic research focus on mobility innovation. Advancing towards the vision of MOD and carefree mobility, the Sandbox allows communities to creatively leverage a range of mobility options from bike- and car-sharing systems to demand-responsive bus services. The program integrates payment systems as part of a suite of concepts, technologies, and solutions with the potential to advance the Complete Trips for All vision that sits at the center of FTA’s mobility innovation research efforts.
Go visit Mobility on Demand Sandbox Demonstration Program

funding

Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes (CRISP 2.0)

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Infrastructure
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Closed
RFP Summary provided by the agency This CRISP 2.0 solicitation responds both to national needs on the resilience of critical infrastructures and to increasing NSF emphasis on transdisciplinary research. In this context, the solicitation is one element of the NSFwide Risk and Resilience activity, with the overarching goal of advancing knowledge in support of improvement of the nation’s infrastru…
Go visit Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes (CRISP 2.0)

funding

ARPA-E SENSOR Program

Agency
Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E), Department of Energy (DOE)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Energy
Funding size
$5M to $25M
Deadline
Closed
ARPA-E asks applicants to address the potential impact of the proposed technology on the agency’s Mission Areas: reducing imported energy, reducing energy-related emissions, and improving energy efficiency. The critical question for applicants to consider in assessing potential impact is: “If it works, will it matter?”
Go visit ARPA-E SENSOR Program

funding

Advanced Wind R&D to Reduce Costs and Environmental Impacts

Agency
Department of Energy (DOE)
Sector
Energy
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Closed
This grant invests in early-stage applied energy science research, development, and validation activities for United States land-based, offshore, and distributed wind power generation, manufacturing, and market barriers to lower wind energy costs, increase capacity, accelerate reliable and safe energy production, and address environmental and human use considerations.
Go visit Advanced Wind R&D to Reduce Costs and Environmental Impacts

funding

Building Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) - 2019

Agency
Department of Energy (DOE), National Energy Technology Library
Sector
Energy, Innovation
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Closed
The Emerging Technologies (ET) Program drives the Building Technologies Office's mission to support research and development, validation, and integration of affordable, energy-saving technologies, strategies, analytical tools, and information services. The ET research projects help industry, national laboratories, and academia to implement these at scale to reduce energy use and cost in both new and existing residential and commercial buildings.
Go visit Building Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) - 2019

funding

Advanced Solar Systems Integration Technologies

Agency
Department of Energy (DOE)
Sector
Energy
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Closed
RFP Summary provided by the agency The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Solar Energy Technology Office, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “Advanced Solar Systems Integration Technologies”. DOE is committed to improving the affordability of energy technologies and strengthening the Energy Sector’s capability to withst…
Go visit Advanced Solar Systems Integration Technologies

funding

Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2019 Funding Program (SETO FY2019)

Agency
Department of Energy (DOE)
Sector
Energy, Infrastructure, Research
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Closed
The Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2019 (SETO FY2019) funding program will provide funding for projects that will advance research in solar energy technologies. The funding program will target five research areas: photovoltaics (PV), concentrating solar-thermal power (CSP), soft costs reduction, innovations in manufacturing, and solar systems integration. These projects will help achieve the solar office’s goal of improving the affordability, reliability, and performance of solar technologies on the grid.
Go visit Solar Energy Technologies Office Fiscal Year 2019 Funding Program (SETO FY2019)

funding

Rural and Small Urban Transit Applied Technology Technical Center (RSUTAT)

Agency
Department of Transportation (DOT)
Sector
Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Transportation
Funding size
To Be Announced
Deadline
Closed
The mission of the RSU-TAT is to deliver expert focused technical assistance directly to rural areas and small cities that have developed proper local support and capacity. The aim is to develop transit technologies and innovative deployments that make services in rural and small city America more cost-effective and efficient.
Go visit Rural and Small Urban Transit Applied Technology Technical Center (RSUTAT)

funding

Advanced Manufacturing Office

Agency
Department of Energy (DOE)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Energy, Information Technologies, Infrastructure
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Closed
AMO supports R&D projects, R&D consortia, and early-stage technical partnerships with national laboratories, companies (for-profit and not-for profit), state and local governments, and universities through competitive, merit reviewed funding opportunities designed to investigate new manufacturing technologies.
Go visit Advanced Manufacturing Office

funding

Newton Award for Transformative Ideas during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Agency
Department of Defense (DOD)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, COVID-19
Funding size
Below $1M
Deadline
Closed
Proposals should aim to produce novel conceptual frameworks or theory-based approaches that present disruptive ways of thinking about fundamental scientific problems that have evaded resolution, propose new, paradigm-shifting scientific directions, and/or address fundamental and important questions that are argued to be undervalued by the scientific community.
Go visit Newton Award for Transformative Ideas during the COVID-19 Pandemic

funding

Accelerating Innovative Mobility (AIM) Challenge Grants

Agency
Department of Transportation (DOT)
Sector
Information Technologies, Transportation
Funding size
Project Dependent
Deadline
Closed
FTA through this grant is seeking to fund development and demonstration projects that can accelerate the development, implementation and adoption of innovative technologies, practices, and service models to improve mobility and promote accessibility, including equitable and equivalent accessibility for all travelers.
Go visit Accelerating Innovative Mobility (AIM) Challenge Grants

funding

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Educational Outreach Programs

Agency
Department of Defense (DOD)
Sector
Education
Funding size
Project Dependent
Deadline
Closed
This grant is seeking applicants capable of engaging and improving Grades K-12 Plus (to include colleges, universities, and vocational schools) STEM skills through outreach programs and support services on a national level.
Go visit Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Educational Outreach Programs

funding

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP): Assistive Technology to Promote Independence and Community Living

Agency
Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services
Sector
Broadband, Digital Inclusion, Healthcare, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Public Safety
Funding size
Below $1M
Deadline
Closed
NIDILRR seeks to fund development activities toward assistive technologies that help people with disabilities – particularly seniors with disabilities -- maintain or improve their independence and quality of life in their homes and communities.
Go visit Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP): Assistive Technology to Promote Independence and Community Living

funding

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Phase II

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC)
Sector
Economic Development
Funding size
Below $1M
Deadline
Closed
The statutory purpose of the SBIR Program is to strengthen the role of innovative small business concerns (SBCs) in Federally funded research or research and development (R/R&D). Specific program goals are to: (1) stimulate technological innovation; (2) use small business to meet Federal R/R&D needs; (3) foster and encourage participation by socially and economically disadvantaged small businesses and by women-owned small businesses in technological innovation; and (4) increase private sector commercialization of innovations derived from Federal R/R&D, thereby increasing competition, productivity, and economic growth.
Go visit The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Phase II

funding

Ocean and Coastal Mapping Centers

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC)
Sector
Education, Education & Workforce, Environment, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Public Safety
Funding size
Below $9M
Deadline
Closed
The purpose of this notice is to solicit proposals for a single cooperative agreement between NOAA and an institution of higher learning. This center will focus on coastal and ocean research, applied hydrography, disaster response, forecasting, remote sensing technologies, and graduate education.
Go visit Ocean and Coastal Mapping Centers

funding

University Transportation Centers Program Tier 1 Competition 2020

Agency
Department of Transportation (DOT)
Sector
Education, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Transportation
Funding size
Below $2M
Deadline
Closed
RFP Summary provided by the agency The UTC Program advances the state-of-the-art in transportation research and technology, and develops the next generation of transportation professionals. The Congressionally-mandated program has been in place since 1987 to help address our nation’s ever-growing need for the safe, efficient and environmentally sound movement of people and goods. Each UTC is…
Go visit University Transportation Centers Program Tier 1 Competition 2020

funding

NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program – Augmented Reality

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Sector
Public Safety
Funding size
Below $2M
Deadline
Closed
This program seeks applications from eligible applicants for activities to enhance augmented reality (AR) capabilities in support of first responder operations. The PSIAP-AR aims to attract experts and innovators from industry and academia to focus on conducting research and development of visual interfaces using AR technology, and improve the general usability and ecosystem of AR applications and technology built around the public safety use case.
Go visit NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program – Augmented Reality

funding

NIST Manufacturing USA National Emergency Assistance Program

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, COVID-19
Funding size
Up to $10M
Deadline
Closed
Funding will be awarded to eligible Manufacturing USA® institutes, a network of 14 public-private partnerships that work with academic and private sector manufacturing organizations on research and development and manufacturing skills training. Each institute focuses on a particular advanced manufacturing specialty such as biofabrication, 3D manufacturing or advanced functional fabrics.
Go visit NIST Manufacturing USA National Emergency Assistance Program

funding

Lab-to-Market Inclusive Innovation Ecosystem Prize Competition

Agency
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Sector
Innovation
Funding size
Below $1M
Deadline
Closed
This prize competition aims to highlight successful examples of innovation ecosystems, particularly existing resources that support underrepresented communities or remarkable responses to the pandemic environment. The prize competition will also recognize the most impactful ideas for using prize funds to develop strong connections and support within the research and development (R&D) innovation ecosystem.
Go visit Lab-to-Market Inclusive Innovation Ecosystem Prize Competition

funding

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

Agency
Department of Transportation (DOT)
Sector
Transportation
Funding size
To Be Announced
Deadline
Closed
This program provides for the research, development, and operational testing of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) aimed at solving congestion and safety problems, improving operating efficiencies in transit and commercial vehicles, and reducing the environmental impact of growing travel demand.
Go visit Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

funding

Sustainable Regional Systems Research Networks

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Big Data, Information Technologies, Innovation
Funding size
To Be Announced
Deadline
Closed
RFP Summary provided by the agency Sustainable regional systems are connected urban and rural systems that are transforming their structures and processes collaboratively with the goal of measurably and equitably advancing the well-being of people and the planet. The purpose of the SRS RNs competition is to develop and support interdisciplinary, multi-organizational teams of investigators and sta…
Go visit Sustainable Regional Systems Research Networks

funding

Connected Communities

Agency
Department of Energy (DOE)
Sector
Energy, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation
Funding size
Up to $7M
Deadline
Closed
The Connected Communities funding program will select projects that will demonstrate how groups of buildings combined with other types of distributed energy resources (DERs), such as electric vehicle (EV) charging and photovoltaic (PV) generation, can reliably and cost‐effectively serve as grid assets by strategically deploying efficiency and demand flexibility. It is a collaborative effort across three Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) offices—the Solar Energy Technologies Office, Vehicle Technologies Office, and Building Technologies Office—and the Office of Electricity.
Go visit Connected Communities

funding

INFRA Grants

Agency
Department of Transportation (DOT)
Sector
Economic Development, Infrastructure, Transportation
Funding size
$5M to $25M
Deadline
Closed
The FY 2021 INFRA competition continues to focus on themes of supporting economic vitality, leveraging federal funding, innovation, and performance and accountability, in addition to the two new criteria. The eligible costs, project types, minimum statutory cost share, project sizes and other requirements defined by the statute have not changed. The program still focuses on projects that generate national or regional economic, mobility, and safety benefits.
Go visit INFRA Grants

funding

OSERS-OSEP: Educational Technology and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities

Agency
Department of Education (ED)
Sector
Education & Workforce
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Closed
The Educational Technology, Media, and Materials program is the primary source of support for accessible technology and media-related activities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The program supports two broad categories of activities—accessible technology and educational media and materials.
Go visit OSERS-OSEP: Educational Technology and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities

funding

Leading Edge Acceleration Projects (LEAP) in Health Information Technology

Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
Sector
Big Data, Healthcare
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Closed
The goal of the LEAP in Health IT funding opportunity is to address well-documented and fast emerging challenges inhibiting the development, use, and/or advancement of well-designed, interoperable health IT, which is scalable across the health care industry. Solutions are expected to further a new generation of health IT research and inform the development, implementation, and refinement of standards, methods, and techniques for overcoming major barriers and challenges in an innovative fashion as they are identified.
Go visit Leading Edge Acceleration Projects (LEAP) in Health Information Technology

funding

Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants

Agency
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Sector
Broadband, COVID-19, Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Healthcare, Information Technologies, Other, Public Safety
Funding size
Up to $1M
Deadline
Closed
The Distance Learning & Telemedicine (DLT) Program provides financial assistance to enable and improve distance learning and telemedicine services in rural areas. DLT grant funds support the use of telecommunications-enabled information, audio and video equipment, and related advanced technologies by students, teachers, medical professionals, and rural residents.
Go visit Distance Learning and Telemedicine Grants

funding

Community Navigator Pilot Program

Agency
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Sector
Community Development, COVID-19, Economic Development, Entrepreneurship
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Closed
The focus of this program is to reach, and support underserved small businesses, including micro and rural businesses, with emphasis and those owned by women, veterans and socially and economically disadvantaged individuals. The Community Navigator Pilot Program is designed to provide high quality technical assistance with pandemic relief programs and recovery services to small businesses and entrepreneurs.
Go visit Community Navigator Pilot Program

funding

Optimizing Virtual Care (OVC)

Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA)
Sector
Healthcare, Information Technologies
Funding size
Up to $2M
Deadline
Closed
The purpose of this one-time funding is to support health centers to develop, implement, and evaluate innovative, evidence-based strategies that: • Optimize the use of virtual care to increase access and improve clinical quality for underserved communities and vulnerable populations; and • Can be adapted and scaled across the Health Center Program
Go visit Optimizing Virtual Care (OVC)

funding

Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge (RPIC)

Agency
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Sector
Broadband, Community Development, Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Information Technologies
Funding size
Below $1M
Deadline
Closed
This Program provides funding for eligible entities to help them provide planning support, technical assistance and training to foster placemaking activities in rural communities. Qualified entities can use the funds to help rural communities create plans to enhance capacity for broadband access; preserve cultural and historic structures; and support the development of transportation, housing, and recreational spaces.
Go visit Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge (RPIC)

funding

Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge Cooperative Agreement

Agency
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Sector
Broadband, Economic Development, Environment, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Workforce Development
Funding size
Below $1M
Deadline
Closed
The Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge is a technical assistance and planning process for qualified entities to support rural community leaders to create places where people want to live, work, and play. This initiative is to provide planning support, technical assistance, and training to communities to foster placemaking activities in rural communities.
Go visit Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge Cooperative Agreement

funding

Resilient & Intelligent NextG Systems (RINGS)

Agency
Department of Defense (DOD), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Broadband, Infrastructure, Innovation, Research
Funding size
Up to $1M
Deadline
Closed
The RINGS program seeks to accelerate research in areas that will potentially have significant impact on emerging Next Generation (NextG) wireless and mobile communication, networking, sensing, and computing systems, along with global-scale services, with a focus on improving the resiliency of such networked systems among other performance metrics.
Go visit Resilient & Intelligent NextG Systems (RINGS)

funding

Rural Cooperative Development Grant

Agency
US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Sector
Broadband, Community Development, Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Workforce Development
Funding size
Below $1M
Deadline
Closed
The Rural Cooperative Development Grant program improves the economic condition of rural areas by helping individuals and businesses start, expand, or improve rural cooperatives and other mutually owned businesses through Cooperative Development Centers.
Go visit Rural Cooperative Development Grant

funding

Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Education & Workforce
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Closed
ITEST is an applied research and development (R&D) program providing direct student learning opportunities in pre-kindergarten through high school (PreK-12). The learning opportunities are based on innovative use of technology to strengthen knowledge and interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and information and communication technology (ICT) careers.
Go visit Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)

funding

Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD)Program

Agency
Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Sector
Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Transportation
Funding size
$5M to $25M
Deadline
Closed
Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies deployment Program was designed to make competitive grants for the development of model deployment sites for large scale installation and operation of advanced transportation technologies to improve safety, efficiency, system performance, and infrastructure return on investment.
Go visit Advanced Transportation and Congestion Management Technologies Deployment (ATCMTD)Program

funding

Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program

Agency
National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)
Sector
Broadband, Digital Inclusion, Education, Healthcare, Information Technologies, Infrastructure
Funding size
Up to $50M
Deadline
Closed
The Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program makes grants available to eligible entities for the deployment and adoption of broadband service on Tribal Land and for programs that promote the use of broadband to access remote learning, telework, or telehealth resources during the COVID–19 pandemic.
Go visit Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program

funding

Solar Energy Innovation Network - Round 3 Solicitation - Topics: Equity in Residential Solar Deployment and Commercial-Scale Solar

Agency
Department of Energy (DOE)
Sector
Energy
Funding size
Below $1M
Deadline
Closed
The Solar Energy Innovation Network (SEIN) seeks to overcome barriers to solar adoption by connecting teams of stakeholders that are pioneering new ideas with the resources they need to succeed. Teams that participate in SEIN receive direct funding and analytical support from U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories and participate in peer-to-peer learning with other teams that are tackling similar challenges.
Go visit Solar Energy Innovation Network - Round 3 Solicitation - Topics: Equity in Residential Solar Deployment and Commercial-Scale Solar

funding

STEM Talent Challenge

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC), Economic Development Administration (EDA)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Agriculture, Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Information Technologies, Innovation
Funding size
Below $1M
Deadline
Closed
The STEM Talent Challenge aims to increase STEM talent training systems to strengthen regional innovation economies. This competition seeks applications from eligible applicants that are creating and implementing STEM talent development strategies that complement their respective region’s innovation economy, particularly as they relate to emerging, transformative sectors and future industries such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, advanced manufacturing and robotics, space exploration and commerce, bioscience, quantum information science, and aqua- and agricultural technologies.
Go visit STEM Talent Challenge

funding

FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Statewide Planning, Research, and Networks

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC), Economic Development Administration (EDA)
Sector
Economic Development, Research
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Closed
This grant will fund the development of economic development plans that identify new or existing industry clusters that would benefit from specific infrastructure, studies, and/or workforce investments to facilitate rapid expansion of such industry clusters.
Go visit FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Statewide Planning, Research, and Networks

funding

Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI)

Agency
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Sector
Big Data, Education, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Research
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Closed
The Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI) umbrella program seeks to enable funding opportunities that are flexible and responsive to the evolving and emerging needs in cyberinfrastructure (CI).
Go visit Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI)

funding

NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program (PSIAP)

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC)
Sector
Public Safety
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Closed
The NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program 2022 (PSIAP-2022) is seeking applications to accelerate research and development (R&D) around the use of mission critical voice (MCV), location-based services (LBS), and user interface/user experience (UIUX) for improving public safety communication technologies.
Go visit NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program (PSIAP)

funding

NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program (PSIAP) - Mission Critical Voice

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC)
Sector
Broadband, Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Innovation, Public Safety
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Closed
The mission of the NIST Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Division is to research, develop, and test technologies to improve first responder communications and operations. PSCR created this funding opportunity to stimulate external research and development (R&D) activities addressing critical technology gaps identified by stakeholders and to build a public-safety-focused R&D ecosystem with long-lasting impact.
Go visit NIST Public Safety Innovation Accelerator Program (PSIAP) - Mission Critical Voice

funding

FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Good Jobs Challenge

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC), Economic Development Administration (EDA)
Sector
Community Development, Economic Development, Education & Workforce, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Workforce Development
Funding size
Up to $25M
Deadline
Closed
EDA’s American Rescue Plan Good Jobs Challenge aims to get Americans back to work by building and strengthening systems and partnerships that bring together employers who have hiring needs with other key entities to train workers with in-demand skills that lead to good-paying jobs.
Go visit FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Good Jobs Challenge

funding

FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Travel, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC), Economic Development Administration (EDA)
Sector
Community Development, Economic Development
Funding size
Up to $10M
Deadline
Closed
Through the Travel, Tourism & Outdoor Recreation program, EDA is focused on accelerating the recovery of communities that rely on the travel, tourism and outdoor recreation sectors.
Go visit FY 2021 American Rescue Plan Act Travel, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation

funding

NOAA Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Phase II

Agency
Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Sector
Advanced Manufacturing, Big Data, Energy, Infrastructure, Innovation
Funding size
Up to $5M
Deadline
Closed
The Department of Commerce (DOC) National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) invites small businesses to submit research proposals under this NOFO. The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program is not a substitute for existing unsolicited proposal mechanisms.
Go visit NOAA Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Phase II

Thank you for using US Ignite’s Funding Opportunity Finder! Our nonprofit operates like a high-tech startup to deliver timely results by applying technical expertise, stakeholder engagement, and targeted tools. We are here to help and advise! Learn more at us-ignite.org and contact us at [email protected].