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.

Considering a proposal to a foundation or other not-for profit?   Start here: Foundations - Special Considerations


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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

New Hamphire Charitable Foundation     UPDATED starburst 8/5/15

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

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

 

As of 8/31/15

 

 

Deadline

 

Sponsor                              

 

  Program                                

Number
of
Proposals
Allowed

Number
of Proposals
Available

Indicate
Interest
ASAP or
by date
indicated

Anytime
 

National Science Foundation

Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation - S2I2 (SI2-S2I2) --  Conceptualization Proposals

1

1

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

9/10/15
NEW DATE

National Science Foundation

Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR)

3

3

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

9/10/15
 

Spencer Foundation

Midcareer Grant Program

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

9/15/15

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Sloan Research Fellowships for early investigators in chemistry, computational or evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, economics, mathematics, neuroscience, ocean sciences, physics, or related fields

3 per department

0

Applicant has been selected

Contact Michael Thompson for more information

9/16/15
Prelim prop

National Science Foundation

Mid-Scale Innovations Program in Astronomical Sciences (MSIP)

3 as lead

No limit as partner

3

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

9/22/15

National Science Foundation

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

NOTE: Deadline for next competition is 5/6/16

1 from each constituent school or college that awards degrees in an eligible field (as lead or partner)

1 from each school or college

Notify Kathy Cataneo
by August 17, 2015 of Intent to apply
in Sep 2015
OR May 2016

9/30/15

Kinship Foundation

Searle Scholars Program

1

0

Applicant has been selected

Contact Michael Thompson for more information

10/1/15
 

IBM Center for the Business of Government

Research Reports
Topics:  Performance; Risk; Innovation; Mission; Efficiency, Leadership
 

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

10/9/15

National Science Foundation

Advancing Digitization of Biological Collections (ADBC)

1 Thematic Collections Networks (TCN) as lead; may be involved in more than 1 collaborative effort as non-lead

1

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

10/14/15
LOI
 

National Science Foundation

Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI): Network Coordination Office, Computational Modeling and Simulation Center, and Post-Disaster, Rapid Response Research Facility

2 as lead,
but only 1
per category

2

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

11/1/15
 

Group Foundation for Advancing Mental Health

Research Grants

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

11/2/15

National Science Foundation

Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) in Engineering and Computer Science -- Supplements and Sites

2 with engineering focus
+
1 with computer and/or information science focus

3

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

11/6/15

National Committee of Teachers of Mathematics

7-12 Classroom Research Grants and Pre-K-6 Classroom Research Grants

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

11/16/15
 

Pew Charitable Trusts

Pew Biomedical Scholars Program

1

0

Applicant has been selected

Contact Michael Thompson for more information

12/22/15

National Science Foundation

National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program

2 for Traineeship Track;
1 for Innovations in Graduate Education Track

If an institution submits only one Traineeship Track proposal, it can be on either DESE or another theme. If an institution submits two Traineeship Track proposals, at least one must be a DESE proposal.

3

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

1/13/16

UPDATED in yellow starburst
 

National Science Foundation

Major Research Instrumentation Program  (MRI)

2 acquisition
+
1 development

2 + 1

UNH LOI was due 7/13/15

Internal proposal competition to be announced in early September

Deadline: 10/1/15

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

New Hampshire Charitable Foundation      UPDATED starburst
 

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

Community Grants Program:  
http://www.nhcf.org/page.aspx?pid=606

> Project Grants: $5,000 - $20,000 (regional) or $25,000 (statewide)

    Proposals must align with one of NHCF's strategic priorities:

  • 1) improving early childhood outcomes
  • 2) preparing a STEM workforce
  • 3) preventing youth substance use
  • 4) creating healthy Manchester neighborhoods

    A limited number of proposals from UNH will be accepted.
    2 applicants have been selected to submit concept papers.

Deadlines:
8/21/15: Concept paper 
10/2/15: Invited full applications


> Express Grants: Up to $5,000 for discrete project activities 

    NHCF has indicated that Express Grant proposals from UNH will not be accepted.
    Contact Diane Schaefer for more information.

 

Entrepreneurs Foundation of NH AMP NH Grant Program:
http://www.nhcf.org/page.aspx?pid=1088

Grants to support novel, entrepreneurial and innovative ideas to solve pressing problems and critical issues facing New Hampshire

Deadline: 3/27/15

 

Substance Use Disorders - NH Youth SBIRT Initiative:
http://www.nhcf.org/page.aspx?pid=879

Grants to support adoption of SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral to Treatment) to prevent substance use among youth

Deadlines:
2/23/15: Intent to apply sent to Deborah Schachter at NHCF
3/3/15: Proposal due

 

Neil & Louise Tillotson Fund:
http://www.nhcf.org/page.aspx?pid=667

Grants for economic development, conservation and sustainable forestry, basic needs and community safety net services in Coos County and bordering communities


Deadline:  7/6/15

 
 

Ongoing Opportunities ------   
Selected Not-for-profit Sponsors

Contact Diane Schaefer for more information about approaching these sponsors

 Availability Sponsor                                               Program

Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood

Supports innovative, creative projects, and programs designed to significantly enhance the development, health, safety, education, and/or quality of life of children from infancy through five years of age.

http://earlychildhoodfoundation.org/

Surdna Foundation

Grants to foster sustainable communities in the United States - communities guided by principles of social justice and distinguished by healthy environments, strong local economies and thriving cultures. The Foundation seeks to dismantle the structural barriers that limit opportunity for many, helping to create communities that are prosperous, culturally enriching, and sustainable.

http://www.surdna.org/what-we-fund/funding-overview.html

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