Senator Boxer's Grants Newsletter

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer
2013-09-11 12:46:52
News from Barbara Boxer, United States Senator from California This summary of federal funding announcements, brought to you by the Office of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, is a service aimed at helping Californians become aware of funding opportunities offered through our nation�s federal grant-making agencies.� The summary for September 2013 includes 33 new or updated opportunities in the following areas:�������� Agriculture Arts & Humanities Community Service Education Energy Environment Health & Human Services Housing & Urban Development Native Americans Science Transportation Veterans Please note that the U.S. Census Bureau is now offering workshops to advise grantseekers on the basics of incorporating census data into a grant proposal.� For more information, or to request a workshop for your organization, call 888-806-6389, or send an email to xxx.� More information is available on their website, at www.census.gov/regions/los_angeles.�� We encourage you to visit the Grants Assistance section of Senator Boxer�s website (www.boxer.senate.gov/en/services/grants/newsletter.cfm [link 15]) to learn of upcoming workshops throughout California.� Members of the Senator�s staff are also in attendance at these workshops and look forward to speaking with you about how our office may be able to support your federal grant application. Because not all federal�grant-making agencies list grant opportunities each month, constituents are encouraged to visit grants.gov [link 16], the federal grants web site that allows users to electronically find and apply for current competitive grant opportunities from all federal grant-making agencies.� In addition, users may sign up for email updates to receive new grant postings via email as soon as they become available. Application deadlines and guidelines may change.� Please check with the awarding agency before applying. Agriculture U.S. Department of Agriculture Community Forest and Open Space Program Current Closing Date for Applications: January 15, 2014 Expected Number of Awards: n/a Estimated Total Program Funding: n/a CFDA Number: 10.689 -- Community Forest and Open Space Conservation Program For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html U.S. Department of Agriculture 1994 Land Grant Research Leadership Development Initiative Current Closing Date for Applications: September 27, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: n/a Estimated Total Program Funding: $125,000 CFDA Number: 10.227 -- 1994 Institutions Research Program For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Community Development Initiative Current Closing Date for Applications: November 12, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: n/a Estimated Total Program Funding: $5,676,077 CFDA Number: 10.446 -- Rural Community Development Initiative For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html Arts & Humanities U.S. Department of the Interior IMRO-Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program Current Closing Date for Applications: November 1, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: n/a Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,000,000 CFDA Number: 15.933 -- Preservation of Japanese American Confinement Sites For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html National Endowment for the Humanities Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections Current Closing Date for Applications: December 3, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: n/a Estimated Total Program Funding: n/a CFDA Number: 45.149 -- Promotion of the Humanities_Division of Preservation and Access For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html National Endowment for the Arts Research: Art Works Current Closing Date for Applications: November 5, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 25 Estimated Total Program Funding: n/a CFDA Number: 45.024 -- Promotion of the Arts_Grants to Organizations and Individuals For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html Community Service Corporation for National and Community Service AmeriCorps State and National Grant Competitions Current Closing Date for Applications: January 8, 2014 Expected Number of Awards: n/a Estimated Total Program Funding: n/a CFDA Number: 94.006 -- AmeriCorps For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html Education U.S. Department of Education Race to the Top�District Current Closing Date for Applications: October 3, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 10 Estimated Total Program Funding: $120,000,000 CFDA Number: 84.416 -- Race to the Top - District Grants For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html U.S. Department of Education Race to the Top: Early Learning Challenge Current Closing Date for Applications: October 16, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: n/a Estimated Total Program Funding: $280,000,000 CFDA Number: 84.412 -- Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html Energy U.S. Department of Energy Research and Development Aimed at Green House Gas Emissions Reductions and Cost Competitiveness for Mil-Spec Jet Fuel Production Current Closing Date for Applications: September 30, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: n/a Estimated Total Program Funding: n/a CFDA Number: 81.089 -- Fossil Energy Research and Development For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html Environment U.S. Department of the Interior North American Wetlands Conservation Act Small Grants Current Closing Date for Applications: October 25, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 50 Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,000,000 CFDA Number: 15.623 -- North American Wetlands Conservation Fund For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html Environmental Protection Agency Technical Assistance and Support for Improved Protection of Drinking Water Sources Current Closing Date for Applications: October 7, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 1 Estimated Total Program Funding: $900,000 CFDA Number: 66.424 -- Surveys, Studies, Investigations, Demonstrations, and Training Grants - Section 1442 of the Safe Drinking Water Act For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration FY2014 Community-based Marine Debris Removal Current Closing Date for Applications: November 1, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 15 Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,000,000 CFDA Number: 11.463 -- Habitat Conservation For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html Environmental Protection Agency National Pesticide Information Center Current Closing Date for Applications: September 30, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 1 Estimated Total Program Funding: $5,000,000 CFDA Number: 66.716 -- Research, Development, Monitoring, Public Education, Training, Demonstrations, and Studies For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html Health & Human Services U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers Current Closing Date for Applications: September 23, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 30 Estimated Total Program Funding: $21,000,000 CFDA Number: 93.135 -- Centers for Research and Demonstration for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Social and Behavioral Interventions to Increase Solid Organ Donation Current Closing Date for Applications: November 20, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 4 Estimated Total Program Funding: n/a CFDA Number: 93.134 -- Grants to Increase Organ Donations For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Capacity Building Assistance for High-Impact HIV Prevention Current Closing Date for Applications: October 2, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 25 Estimated Total Program Funding: $245,000,000 CFDA Number: 93.939 -- HIV Prevention Activities_Non-Governmental Organization Based For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Neuroscience Research on Drug Abuse Current Closing Date for Applications: January 7, 2017 Expected Number of Awards: n/a Estimated Total Program Funding: n/a CFDA Number: 93.279 -- Drug Abuse and Addiction Research Programs For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html U.S. Department of the Army Breast Cancer Breakthrough Award Current Closing Date for Applications: January 15, 2014 Expected Number of Awards: 20 Estimated Total Program Funding: $13,100,000 CFDA Number: 12.420 -- Military Medical Research and Development For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html U.S. Department of Health & Human Services National Indian Health Outreach and Education III Current Closing Date for Applications: September 22, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 2 Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,043,923 CFDA Number: 93.933 -- Demonstration Projects for Indian Health For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html Housing & Urban Development U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Housing Choice Voucher Family Self-Sufficiency Program Current Closing Date for Applications: October 7, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: n/a Estimated Total Program Funding: $56,800,000 CFDA Number: 14.871 -- Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development Service Coordinators in Multifamily Housing Current Closing Date for Applications: October 16, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 33 Estimated Total Program Funding: n/a CFDA Number: 14.191 -- Multifamily Housing Service Coordinators For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html Native Americans U.S. Department of Health & Human Services National Indian Health Outreach and Education III Current Closing Date for Applications: September 22, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 2 Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,043,923 CFDA Number: 93.933 -- Demonstration Projects for Indian Health For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html Science National Science Foundation Small Business Technology Transfer Program Current Closing Date for Applications: December 4, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 47 Estimated Total Program Funding: $10,890,000 CFDA Number: 47.041 -- Engineering Grants For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html National Science Foundation Small Business Technology Transfer Program (Release 2) Current Closing Date for Applications: December 2, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 200 Estimated Total Program Funding: $30,000,000 CFDA Number: 47.041 -- Engineering Grants For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html National Science Foundation Arctic Research Opportunities Current Closing Date for Applications: December 6, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 75 Estimated Total Program Funding: $25,000,000 CFDA Number: 47.050 -- Geosciences For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program Current Closing Date for Applications: March 4, 2014 Expected Number of Awards: 8 Estimated Total Program Funding: $12,000,000 CFDA Number: 47.041 -- Engineering Grants; 47.049 -- Mathematical and Physical Sciences; 47.050 � Geosciences; 47.070 -- Computer and Information Science and Engineering; 47.074 -- Biological Sciences; 47.075 -- Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences; 47.076 -- Education and Human Resources; 47.079 -- Office of International and Integrative Activities; 47.081 -- Office of Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html National Science Foundation Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability Fellows Current Closing Date for Applications: November 26, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 20 Estimated Total Program Funding: $5,500,000 CFDA Number: 47.049 -- Mathematical and Physical Sciences; 47.050 � Geosciences; 47.070 -- Computer and Information Science and Engineering; 47.074 -- Biological Sciences; 47.075 -- Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences; 47.076 -- Education and Human Resources For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html National Science Foundation Oceanographic Facilities and Equipment Support Current Closing Date for Applications: November 15, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 75 Estimated Total Program Funding: $8,000,000 CFDA Number: 47.050 -- Geosciences For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html U.S. Department of Commerce Collaborative Science, Technology, and Applied Research (CSTAR) Program Current Closing Date for Applications: October 31, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 5 Estimated Total Program Funding: $500,000 CFDA Number: 11.468 -- Applied Meteorological Research For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html U.S. Department of Commerce Climate Program Office FY 2014 Current Closing Date for Applications: November 14, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 100 Estimated Total Program Funding: $11,000,000 CFDA Number: 11.431 -- Climate and Atmospheric Research For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html Transportation U.S. Department of Transportation Passenger Ferry Grant Program Current Closing Date for Applications: October 21, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 50 Estimated Total Program Funding: $29,900,000 CFDA Number: 20.507 -- Federal Transit_Formula Grants For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html Veterans Small Business Administration Veteran Business Outreach Centers Current Closing Date for Applications: September 30, 2013 Expected Number of Awards: 1 Estimated Total Program Funding: $150,000 CFDA Number: 59.044 -- Veterans Business Development For more information, go to: www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html


September 11, 2013

This summary of federal funding announcements, brought to you by the Office of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, is a service aimed at helping Californians become aware of funding opportunities offered through our nation�s federal grant-making agencies.  The summary for September 2013 includes 33 new or updated opportunities in the following areas:        

Please note that the U.S. Census Bureau is now offering workshops to advise grantseekers on the basics of incorporating census data into a grant proposal.  For more information, or to request a workshop for your organization, call 888-806-6389, or send an email to We encourage you to visit the Grants Assistance section of Senator Boxer�s website (

Because not all federal grant-making agencies list grant opportunities each month, constituents are encouraged to visit grants.gov, the federal grants web site that allows users to electronically find and apply for current competitive grant opportunities from all federal grant-making agencies.  In addition, users may sign up for email updates to receive new grant postings via email as soon as they become available.

Application deadlines and guidelines may change.  Please check with the awarding agency before applying.

Agriculture

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Community Forest and Open Space Program
Current Closing Date for Applications: January 15, 2014
Expected Number of Awards: n/a
Estimated Total Program Funding: n/a
CFDA Number: 10.689 -- Community Forest and Open Space Conservation Program
For more information, go to:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
1994 Land Grant Research Leadership Development Initiative
Current Closing Date for Applications: September 27, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: n/a
Estimated Total Program Funding: $125,000
CFDA Number: 10.227 -- 1994 Institutions Research Program
For more information, go to:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Rural Community Development Initiative
Current Closing Date for Applications: November 12, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: n/a
Estimated Total Program Funding: $5,676,077
CFDA Number: 10.446 -- Rural Community Development Initiative
For more information, go to:
Arts & Humanities

U.S. Department of the Interior
IMRO-Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program
Current Closing Date for Applications: November 1, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: n/a
Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,000,000
CFDA Number: 15.933 -- Preservation of Japanese American Confinement Sites
For more information, go to:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections
Current Closing Date for Applications: December 3, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: n/a
Estimated Total Program Funding: n/a
CFDA Number: 45.149 -- Promotion of the Humanities_Division of Preservation and Access
For more information, go to:
National Endowment for the Arts
Research: Art Works
Current Closing Date for Applications: November 5, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 25
Estimated Total Program Funding: n/a
CFDA Number: 45.024 -- Promotion of the Arts_Grants to Organizations and Individuals
For more information, go to:
Community Service

Corporation for National and Community Service
AmeriCorps State and National Grant Competitions
Current Closing Date for Applications: January 8, 2014
Expected Number of Awards: n/a
Estimated Total Program Funding: n/a
CFDA Number: 94.006 -- AmeriCorps
For more information, go to:
Education

U.S. Department of Education
Race to the Top�District
Current Closing Date for Applications: October 3, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Estimated Total Program Funding: $120,000,000
CFDA Number: 84.416 -- Race to the Top - District Grants
For more information, go to:
U.S. Department of Education
Race to the Top: Early Learning Challenge
Current Closing Date for Applications: October 16, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: n/a
Estimated Total Program Funding: $280,000,000
CFDA Number: 84.412 -- Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge
For more information, go to:
Energy

U.S. Department of Energy
Research and Development Aimed at Green House Gas Emissions Reductions and Cost Competitiveness for Mil-Spec Jet Fuel Production
Current Closing Date for Applications: September 30, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: n/a
Estimated Total Program Funding: n/a
CFDA Number: 81.089 -- Fossil Energy Research and Development
For more information, go to:
Environment

U.S. Department of the Interior
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Small Grants
Current Closing Date for Applications: October 25, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 50
Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,000,000
CFDA Number: 15.623 -- North American Wetlands Conservation Fund
For more information, go to:
Environmental Protection Agency
Technical Assistance and Support for Improved Protection of Drinking Water Sources
Current Closing Date for Applications: October 7, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Estimated Total Program Funding: $900,000
CFDA Number: 66.424 -- Surveys, Studies, Investigations, Demonstrations, and Training Grants - Section 1442 of the Safe Drinking Water Act
For more information, go to:
U.S. Department of Commerce
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
FY2014 Community-based Marine Debris Removal
Current Closing Date for Applications: November 1, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 15
Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,000,000
CFDA Number: 11.463 -- Habitat Conservation
For more information, go to:
Environmental Protection Agency
National Pesticide Information Center
Current Closing Date for Applications: September 30, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Estimated Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
CFDA Number: 66.716 -- Research, Development, Monitoring, Public Education, Training, Demonstrations, and Studies
For more information, go to:
Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers
Current Closing Date for Applications: September 23, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 30
Estimated Total Program Funding: $21,000,000
CFDA Number: 93.135 -- Centers for Research and Demonstration for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
For more information, go to:
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Social and Behavioral Interventions to Increase Solid Organ Donation
Current Closing Date for Applications: November 20, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Estimated Total Program Funding: n/a
CFDA Number: 93.134 -- Grants to Increase Organ Donations
For more information, go to:
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Capacity Building Assistance for High-Impact HIV Prevention
Current Closing Date for Applications: October 2, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 25
Estimated Total Program Funding: $245,000,000
CFDA Number: 93.939 -- HIV Prevention Activities_Non-Governmental Organization Based
For more information, go to:
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Neuroscience Research on Drug Abuse
Current Closing Date for Applications: January 7, 2017
Expected Number of Awards: n/a
Estimated Total Program Funding: n/a
CFDA Number: 93.279 -- Drug Abuse and Addiction Research Programs
For more information, go to:
U.S. Department of the Army
Breast Cancer Breakthrough Award
Current Closing Date for Applications: January 15, 2014
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Estimated Total Program Funding: $13,100,000
CFDA Number: 12.420 -- Military Medical Research and Development
For more information, go to:
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
National Indian Health Outreach and Education III
Current Closing Date for Applications: September 22, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,043,923
CFDA Number: 93.933 -- Demonstration Projects for Indian Health
For more information, go to:
Housing & Urban Development

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development
Housing Choice Voucher Family Self-Sufficiency Program
Current Closing Date for Applications: October 7, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: n/a
Estimated Total Program Funding: $56,800,000
CFDA Number: 14.871 -- Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers
For more information, go to:
U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development
Service Coordinators in Multifamily Housing
Current Closing Date for Applications: October 16, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 33
Estimated Total Program Funding: n/a
CFDA Number: 14.191 -- Multifamily Housing Service Coordinators
For more information, go to:
Native Americans

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
National Indian Health Outreach and Education III
Current Closing Date for Applications: September 22, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,043,923
CFDA Number: 93.933 -- Demonstration Projects for Indian Health
For more information, go to:
Science

National Science Foundation
Small Business Technology Transfer Program
Current Closing Date for Applications: December 4, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 47
Estimated Total Program Funding: $10,890,000
CFDA Number: 47.041 -- Engineering Grants
For more information, go to:
National Science Foundation
Small Business Technology Transfer Program (Release 2)
Current Closing Date for Applications: December 2, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 200
Estimated Total Program Funding: $30,000,000
CFDA Number: 47.041 -- Engineering Grants
For more information, go to:
National Science Foundation
Arctic Research Opportunities
Current Closing Date for Applications: December 6, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 75
Estimated Total Program Funding: $25,000,000
CFDA Number: 47.050 -- Geosciences
For more information, go to:
National Science Foundation
Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
Current Closing Date for Applications: March 4, 2014
Expected Number of Awards: 8
Estimated Total Program Funding: $12,000,000
CFDA Number: 47.041 -- Engineering Grants; 47.049 -- Mathematical and Physical Sciences; 47.050 � Geosciences; 47.070 -- Computer and Information Science and Engineering; 47.074 -- Biological Sciences; 47.075 -- Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences; 47.076 -- Education and Human Resources; 47.079 -- Office of International and Integrative Activities; 47.081 -- Office of Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research
For more information, go to:
National Science Foundation
Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability Fellows
Current Closing Date for Applications: November 26, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Estimated Total Program Funding: $5,500,000
CFDA Number: 47.049 -- Mathematical and Physical Sciences; 47.050 � Geosciences; 47.070 -- Computer and Information Science and Engineering; 47.074 -- Biological Sciences; 47.075 -- Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences; 47.076 -- Education and Human Resources
For more information, go to:
National Science Foundation
Oceanographic Facilities and Equipment Support
Current Closing Date for Applications: November 15, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 75
Estimated Total Program Funding: $8,000,000
CFDA Number: 47.050 -- Geosciences
For more information, go to:
U.S. Department of Commerce
Collaborative Science, Technology, and Applied Research (CSTAR) Program
Current Closing Date for Applications: October 31, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Estimated Total Program Funding: $500,000
CFDA Number: 11.468 -- Applied Meteorological Research
For more information, go to:
U.S. Department of Commerce
Climate Program Office FY 2014
Current Closing Date for Applications: November 14, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 100
Estimated Total Program Funding: $11,000,000
CFDA Number: 11.431 -- Climate and Atmospheric Research
For more information, go to:
Transportation

U.S. Department of Transportation
Passenger Ferry Grant Program
Current Closing Date for Applications: October 21, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 50
Estimated Total Program Funding: $29,900,000
CFDA Number: 20.507 -- Federal Transit_Formula Grants
For more information, go to:
Veterans

Small Business Administration
Veteran Business Outreach Centers
Current Closing Date for Applications: September 30, 2013
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Estimated Total Program Funding: $150,000
CFDA Number: 59.044 -- Veterans Business Development
For more information, go to:

 


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