Funding Opportunities, November 2016
Seed Grant Proposals Due in February
Proposals for U of I’s Seed Grant program are due Feb 15, 2017. The Seed Grant program is sponsored by Office of Research and Economic Development and aims to promote research, outreach and creative activities in all branches of learning that will improve competitiveness for external funding, and/or which will result in publications, patents, recognition, awards or exhibitions/performances appropriate to the principal investigator’s discipline.
The primary purpose of the program is to support early career faculty (those who have been at U of I five years or fewer or are still assistant professors) establishing a scholarly program. Proposals that support a change in direction for established investigators will also be considered, but must be well-justified.
Water Resources Research Proposals Due in December
The Idaho Water Resources Research Institute requests proposals to support water resources research and outreach activities on topics of importance to Idaho through U.S. Geological Survey’s Section 104(b) grant program.
Proposals should general address the issue of meeting future water information needs for Idaho, in particular water use transition in urbanizing areas, mid-elevation snowpack measurement, long-term drought planning and hazardous algae blooms.
IWRRI anticipates funding three seed projects at $15,000 each, dependent on Congressional appropriation. Applicants must match each federal dollar requested with no less than two non-federal dollars.
Full proposals must be submitted to Mark Solomon, IWRRI interim director, by 5 pm. Pacific Time Dec. 5, 2016. For a submittal form and more detailed RFP information, contact Solomon at email@example.com.
Applications for Stillinger Expedition Funds Due Dec. 2
Proposals are now being accepted for Stillinger Herbarium Expedition Funds. The Stillinger Trust, established in 1957, funds expeditions for the purpose of enhancing collections-based botanical research at the University of Idaho and growing collections in the Stillinger Herbarium. Applications are due Dec. 2.