Limited Submission Programs (LSPs) to Act on Now

Limited Submission Programs (LSPs) to Act on Now

Look on the Limited Submission Programs overview page for more information about the UNH process for selection of applicants to LSPs and special considerations when applying to foundations and other not-for-profit sponsors.
 

The New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
has revised its guidelines and changed program deadlines.

 For details, visit http://www.nhcf.org/page.aspx?pid=606

All PIs must contact Diane Schaefer
to coordinate UNH submissions to NHCF.


Community Impact Grants:

Express Grants: Grants up to $5,000 to support a focused set of activities conducted during a specified time period that meet NHCF’s mission
Deadlines: 5/31/14    6/30/14    10/10/14

Project and Operating Support Grants: Grants greater than $5,000 and up to $20,000 for regional organizations and $25,000 for statewide organizations to support either specific projects or for unrestricted operating support
Accepting concept papers: 7/14/14 - 8/22/14


Entrepreneurs Foundation of NH AMP NH Grant Program:

Will award two $20,000 awards to support novel, entrepreneurial and innovative ideas to solve pressing problems and critical issues facing NH
Guidelines to be released in July


Special-Purpose Grants for the Community:

Substance Use Disorders - NH Youth SBIRT Initiative: Grants to support adoption of SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment) to prevent substance use among youth
Deadline: 3/21/14

Neil & Louise Tillotson Fund: Grants for economic development, conservation and sustainable forestry, basic needs and community safety net services in Coos County and bordering communities
Deadline: 7/14/14

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For any of the programs shown in the tables below, send an email to the contact provided to get more information or to indicate your interest in applying.

Opportunities with Submission Deadlines ----
          Federal Sponsors & Selected Not-for-Profit Sponsors

Ongoing Opportunities ---- Selected Not-for-Profit Sponsors

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   Opportunities with Submission Deadlines --

Federal Sponsors & Selected Not-for-Profit Sponsors

 

As of 4/3/14

 

 

Deadline
 

 

Sponsor

 

Program                                                                                                                 

 

Number
of
Proposals
Allowed

Number
of Proposals
Available

Indicate
Interest
ASAP or
by date indicated

 4/15/14

 

American Society of Plant Biology

Plant BLOOME 2014 - ASPB Plant Biology Learning Objectives, Outreach Materials & Education Grant
Education and outreach grants to ASPB members for projects that advance youth, student, and general public knowledge and appreciation of plant biology

(formerly Education Foundation Grant)

Varies

 n/a

 Contact
Diane
Schaefer

 4/15/14

 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Public Health Law Research: Making the Case for Laws That Improve Health
Seeking proposals to build the evidence  for and strengthen the use of regulatory, legal, and policy solutions to improve public health. Looking for qualitative or quantitative research studies related to the development, implementation, mechanisms of action, or health effects of specific laws or regulations

 Varies

 n/a

  Contact
Diane
Schaefer

4/18/14
 

National Science Foundation

Innovation Corps - Regional Node Program (I-Corps Node)

1

0

Team headed by Marc Sedam will take the lead for the UNH application

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

for more info

4/26/14
 

New deadline

Walmart Foundation

State Giving Program
Focused giving areas:
- Hunger Relief & Healthy Eating
- Career Opportunity

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

4/29/14

 

National Science Foundation

Sustainability Research Networks Competition (SRN) 2014 Focus: Urban Sustainability

(This is the second and final SRN competition. No further SRN solicitations are planned.)

3 as lead;
no limit as partner

3

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

4/29/14

 

Spencer Foundation

The New Civics Initiative
Accepting research proposals that ask critical questions about how education can more effectively contribute to the civic development of young people

Of special interest: projects designed to improve understanding of the avenues for and impediments to civic learning and civic action among young people who do not attend college, who reside in marginalized communities, who are recent immigrants or immigrants of different legal statuses, or who are less economically privileged

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

4/30/14

The Lawrence Foundation

Program and operating grants of up to $30,000 to support environmental, education, human services and other causes.

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

5/1/14

 

The Retirement Research Fund

Responsive Grants
Funds research that has a regional or national impact on older Americans

Of particular interest: projects that seek causes and solutions to significant problems facing older adults through support of applied and policy research for which federal funding is not available

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

5/6/14
Concept
Paper

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Grand Challenges in Global Health -
Round 13

 Varies n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

5/6/14
LOI

 

William T. Grant Foundation

Reducing Inequality
Supports research that enhances understanding of the programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequalities in youth development.       
Register for webinars on March 5 from 1-2PM or March 14 from 3-4PM.

Use of Research Evidence
Supports research that focuses on understanding when, how, and under what conditions research evidence is used in policy and practice that affect youth and how its use can be improved

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

5/15/14
 

Organic Farming Research Foundation

Organic Farming & Food System Research
One-year grants up to $15,000 available for research projects related to agricultural production or other social, economic, or policy-related topics of concern to organic farmers or ranchers

Supports research that is relevant to and takes place in certified organic systems

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

5/20/14
LOI

NEW flag

National Science Foundation

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

 

2

If an institution submits only one proposal, it can be in either Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (DESE) or another theme.
If an institution submits two proposals, at least one must be in DESE.

An internal competition for this program will be announced this week.

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

5/24/14
 

National Science Foundation

High Performance Computing System Acquisition: Continuing the Building of a More Inclusive Computing Environment for Science and Engineering

1 proposal as lead

No limit as partner

1

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

5/27/14
 

National Science Foundation

Nanotechnology Undergraduate Education (NUE) in Engineering

1 as lead by US
academic institution, College/Department of Engineering, or College/Department
of Engineering Technology

2nd as lead allowed if it is focused on the societal, ethical, economic and/or environmental issues relevant to nanotechnology

1 + 1

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

5/30/14

NEW flag

Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

Allen Distinguished Investigator (ADI) Program - Artificial Intelligence Research Grants

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

6/6/14

NEW flag

Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation

Special Grant Program in Chemical Sciences

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

6/12/14

 

Spencer Foundation

The Lyle Spencer Research Awards: Advancing Understanding of Education Practice and Its Improvement
Grants of up to $1 million to support intellectually rigorous, creative and ambitious research projects that promise to advance our understanding of educational practice and its improvement

This program is the successor to Spencer’s long-standing field-initiated major grant program, which is being phased out.

Application guidelines for the Lyle Spencer Research Awards program will be available in late March 2014.

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

6/30/14
 

Endowment for Health

Opportunity Grants Program
Support for short-term projects (including technical assistance) that address urgent health needs and emerging opportunities, innovative projects, and/or projects that build and disseminate knowledge

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

7/25/14

National Science Foundation

Instrument Development for Biological Research  (IDBR)

Multiple submissions (including submissions to the CMI program)
must be distinct

n/a

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

8/12/14

National Science Foundation

NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM)

1 proposal from each constituent school or college that awards
degrees in an eligible
field

1 proposal is in early stages of development

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

8/15/14
LOI

William T. Grant Foundation

Reducing Inequality
Supports research that enhances understanding of the programs, policies, and practices that reduce inequalities in youth development.       
Register for webinars on March 5 from 1-2PM or March 14 from 3-4PM.

Use of Research Evidence
Supports research that focuses on understanding when, how, and under what conditions research evidence is used in policy and practice that affect youth and how its use can be improved

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

9/13/14
 

Walmart Foundation

State Giving Program
Focused giving areas:
- Hunger Relief & Healthy Eating
- Career Opportunity

 Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

9/15/14

NEW flag

OCLC Research/ Assoc. for Library and Information Science Education

OCLC/ALISE Library & Information Science Research Grant Program (LISRGP)

 Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

10/17/14

National Science Foundation

Advancing Digitization of Biological Collections (ADBC)

1 proposal as lead

No limit as partner

 1

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

 11/1/14

Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

Secondary Education Grants
Funds initiatives with the capacity for expansion or replication to the state, regional or national levels.  Requests should target professional development of high school teachers and offer best-in-class training to address a significant issue(s) facing teachers

 Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

12/12/14

National Science Foundation

Improvements in Facilities, Communications, and Equipment at Biological Field Stations and Marine Laboratories  (FSML)

1 proposal on behalf of
any single facility

Organization may submit
> 1 proposal as long as each proposal is submitted on behalf of a different
eligible facility

 

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

 

Ongoing Opportunities  --
Selected Not-for-Profit Sponsors


Contact Diane Schaefer for more information
about approaching these sponsors

 Availability Sponsor   Program

Energy Foundation

 

Grants for projects addressing initiatives in the electric power, buildings, transportation, and climate sectors

Does not fund research and development of new technologies or commercialization of inventions

Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation

Marine Microbiology Initiative supports research that fills gaps that currently hinder scientists from identifying and quantifying nutrient pools in the ocean, deciphering the genetic and biochemical bases of microbial metabolism, and understanding how microbes interact with one another.

The Kresge Foundation

Pathways to and through College supports networks of colleges, research organizations, and community-based organizations that work to remove barriers to access and success for first generation and underrepresented students. Must have broad and meaningful impact beyond the boundaries of any one campus.

National Geographic Society

Conservation Trust Grants support conservation and research programs that promote the sustainable use and preservation of the earth’s biological, cultural and historical resources.

Royal Caribbean International

 

The Ocean Fund supports for efforts to restore and maintain a healthy marine environment, minimize the impact of human activity on this environment, and promote awareness of ocean and coastal issues and respect for marine life.

Introductory emails accepted throughout year; invitations to submit Letters of Interest sent out in April/May

Ray C. Anderson Foundation

 

Grants supporting innovative, educational and project-based initiatives that promote visionary sustainable change and inspiring a new generation of leaders and consumer to be good stewards of the planet’s resources

Particularly interested in sustainable manufacturing innovations

Surdna Foundation

 

Regional Food Supply Program supports efforts to restore regional aggregation and distribution of food that will strengthen urban and rural connections and provide environmental, economic, and community benefits.

Letter of Inquiry required

Toyota U.S.A. Foundation

K-12 Math, Science, Environmental Science Initiative supports innovative programs that seek  to improve K-12 teaching and learning of mathematics, science, and environmental science.

Contact Information

 

Research Development and Communications

Kathryn B. Cataneo
Director of Research Development & Communications

603-862-0357
k.cataneo@unh.edu


Lynnette Hentges
Senior Associate

603-862-2002
lynnette.hentges@unh.edu

 

Considering a proposal to a foundation or other not-for profit?

Start here: Foundations - Special Considerations


UNH Advancement Office/
 UNH Foundation

Diane Schaefer
Director of Foundation Relations

603-862-4483
diane.schaefer@unh.edu

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