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

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

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

 

As of 10/2/14

 

 

Deadline

 

Sponsor                              

 

Program                                

Number
of
Proposals
Allowed

Number
of Proposals
Available

Indicate
Interest
ASAP or
by date indicated

10/10/14Yellow NEW flag

Davis Conservation Foundation

Projects related to wildlife, wildlife habitat, environmental protection and outdoor recreation and activities that strengthen volunteer activity in New England.

Varies

n/a

Contact
Liz Park

10/17/14

 

American Chemical Society

Petroleum Research Fund  Research Grant Program

  • New Directions (Grants for new directions in research;  all faculty)
  • Doctoral New Investigator (Starter grants for faculty within the first 3 years of their first academic appointment)

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

10/15/14Yellow NEW flag

GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality

Lesbian Health Fund

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

10/17/14

National Science Foundation

Advancing Digitization of Biological Collections (ADBC)

1 as lead

No limit as partner

 1

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

10/21/14

National Science Foundation

Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)

1 as lead

No limit as partner

 0

Applicant has been selected via internal competiion

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

10/28/14
LOI
Yellow NEW flag
 

National Science Foundation

IUSE/Professional Formation of Engineers: Revolutionizing Engineering Departments (RED)

2 from  engineering
or computer science departments only

2 teams have indicated interest

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

10/31/14Yellow NEW flag

100K Strong in the Americas

Competition 5: Study abroad or exchange programs between higher education institutions in the U.S. and Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela that focus on health and nutrition programs that positively address the challenges of obesity and that emphasize the importance of physical activity

 Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

10/31/14
 

Institute of International Innovation

Global Innovations Initiative

 Varies

COLSA and EOS have indicated interest

Contact
Liz Park
 

11/1/14Yellow NEW flag

American Academy in Rome

Rome Prize for emerging artists and scholars who represent the highest standard of excellence and who are in the early or middle stages of their working lives.

Applications accepted in Architecture, Design, Historic Preservation and Conservation, Musical Composition, Visual Arts, Ancient Studies, Medieval Studies, Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, and Modern Italian Studies

 Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

11/1/14
 

American Honda Foundation

Grants Program - youth education, specifically in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, the environment, job training and literacy

Varies

UNH Manchester has indicated interest

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

 11/1/14

Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

Secondary Education Grants
 

 Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

11/3/14

 

Pew Charitable Trusts

Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences

1

0

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

11/7/14
 

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Pre-K Classroom Research Grants

 Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

11/15/14
 

Northeast Utilities Foundation

Grants Program - economic and community development, workforce development, or environmental leadership and stewardship

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

11/30/14
 

Ben Cohen Stand
Up Foundation

Anti-Bullying Programs

Varies

CCRC has indicated interest

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

12/1/14Yellow NEW flag

Norwin S. & Elizabeth N. Bean Foundation

Grants for projects that serve the communities of Manchester and Amherst in the fields of arts and humanities, education, environment, health, human services, and public/society benefit

Varies

n/a

Contact
Diane
Schaefer

 12/3/14
LOI
Yellow NEW flag

National Science Foundation

Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity (PFI:BIC)

2
preferably involving distinct application areas

No limit as subawardee or consultant

2

Pre-proposal competition now underway.

Deadline:
Nov. 10
5:00 PM

Guidelines

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

12/8/14Yellow NEW flag

National Science Foundation

Theory Institute in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics

1

1

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

12/11/14

National Science Foundation

Science and Technology Centers (STC): Integrative Partnerships

3 as lead

No limit as partner

EOS has expressed interest in leading a proposal

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

12/12/14

National Science Foundation

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

1 on
behalf of
any single facility

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

n/a

Contact
Kathy
Cataneo

New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

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

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

Community Grants Program:

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: 10/10/14*, 3/31/15, 6/30/15  
     *UNH has proposals from other competitions pending; proposals will not be accepted from UNH for this deadline.

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
Accepts concept papers mid-July through mid-August; deadline for 2014 has passed.

Entrepreneurs Foundation of NH AMP NH Grant Program:

Will award two $25,000 awards to support novel, entrepreneurial and innovative ideas to solve pressing problems and critical issues facing NH.
Accepts applications late July or early August; deadline for 2014 has passed 
http://www.nhcf.org/page.aspx?pid=1088#eligibility

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
Accepts applications mid-March; deadline for 2014 has passed

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
Deadlines: 1/7/15 and 7/7/15

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.

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James S. McDonnell Foundation

Collaborative Activity Awards to initiate interdisciplinary discussions on problems or issues, to help launch interdisciplinary research networks, or to fund communities of researchers/practitioners dedicated to developing new methods, tools, and applications of basic research to applied problems in the  program areas:  1) Studying Complex Systems; 2) Understanding Human Cognition; 3) Mathematical & Complex Systems Approaches for Brain Cancer.
Letters of Inquiry accepted any time

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.

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Liberty Mutual Foundation

Grants for educational programs that encourage disadvantaged youth to excel academically and create opportunities for life-long success through learning and for health and human service agencies committed to improving the quality of life and safety in our communities. Interested in programs that serve youth, disabled populations and low-income families and individuals.
COLSA has indicated interest in applying. Contact  Diane Schaefer for details.

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.

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

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