LIMITED SUBMISSION – REDC – Round 9 – Internal Call for Concepts

The Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) is now open for the 9th Round of Regional Economic Development Council Competitions:

The Regional Economic Development Council initiative (REDC) is a key component of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s transformative approach to State investment and economic development. In 2011, Governor Cuomo established 10 Regional Councils to develop long-term strategic plans for economic growth for their regions. The Councils are public-private partnerships made up of local experts and stakeholders from business, academia, local government, and non-governmental organizations. For 2019, the Central New York REDC will continue to implement its updated plan,  CNY Rising Upstate Revitalization Initiativeto emphasize the vision for the Central New York Region: Innovation and collaboration will create opportunity for all who live and work in Central New York. We will take ownership over our future; operate in a nimble, efficient and effective manner; and leverage our many assets – natural, agricultural, geographic, economic, educational, cultural, and human – to form a diverse, sustainable and globally competitive economy while preserving and enhancing our region’s treasured quality of life.

For more information, visit the REDC Round 9 Limited Submission page
To apply, visit the Syracuse University Application Portal

LIMITED SUBMISSION – NIH Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) (R25) 2019

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Number: PAR-17-339

Institutional Limitations:

Only one application per institution is allowed. Institutions are also limited to a single SEPA award. Syracuse University does not currently have a SEPA award.


The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The over-arching goal of this program is to support educational activities that complement and/or enhance the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research needs.

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages the development of innovative educational activities for pre-kindergarten to grade 12 (P-12), preservice and in-service teachers (Teachers) and students from underserved communities with a focus on Courses for Skills Development, Research Experiences, Mentoring Activities, Curriculum or Methods Development and Outreach.

Information on current SEPA projects can be found at: and Applicants are strongly encouraged to consult with the SEPA Scientific/Research Contact to be advised on the appropriateness of the intended P-12 STEM or ISE project for SEPA program objectives and the priorities of the NIGMS.

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INTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITY – Undergraduate Research and Creative Works (URCW) Grant Program now open for Spring 2019!

Syracuse University announces the Spring 2019 funding cycle for the new Undergraduate Research and Creative Works (URCW) Grant Program, as part of expanded opportunities for undergraduates, made possible by the University’s new Office for Undergraduate Research. The URCW Program will foster and support diverse undergraduate engagement in faculty-guided scholarly research and creative inquiry across all disciplines and programs at Syracuse University. Proposals are due Thursday, February 28th.

Applications can be submitted through Syracuse University’s Application Portal. More information can be found here.

Internal Grant Opportunity – Campus as a Laboratory for Sustainability (CALS)

The Campus as a Laboratory for Sustainability (CALS) program seeks proposals from faculty and students for projects that can advance Syracuse University’s Climate Action Plan (CAP), either by promoting reductions in greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), directly or indirectly, or by increasing awareness within the campus community about climate disruption and environmental sustainability. The CAP looks at social, environmental and economic sustainability with emphasis on measurable outcomes and/or cultural change.

A new Request for Proposals came out in January, 2018. Proposals are due March 1, 2019, and will be due in early April and announced just before Earth Day.

More information can be found at the Campus as a Laboratory for Sustainability (CALS) page

2019 Moore Inventor Fellows – Limited Submission RFP

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation announces the fourth competition for Moore Inventor Fellows. The foundation seeks to identify outstanding inventors and innovators who harness science and technology to enhance the conduct of scientific research, strengthen environmental conservation, or improve the experience and outcomes of patient care. The Moore Inventor Fellows program focuses on supporting scientist-inventors at a critical stage of research to capture opportunities that otherwise might be missed. We seek to provide freedom and support to promising inventors with the most compelling ideas to pursue creative work.

All candidates must be no more than ten years past receiving their Ph.D., M.D., M.S. or other terminal degree. A degree received on any date in 2009 is acceptable.

Syracuse University can nominate up to two candidates for this opportunity.

Internal Deadline

January 15, 2019

How to apply

Applications can be submitted through the Syracuse University Application Portal

For more information, visit the Proposal Support Services limited submission page.

2019 Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program

The Office of Research is pleased to announce the internal competition for Syracuse University’s single nomination of one Assistant or Associate Professor for the 2019 Brain Research Foundation Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program (BRF Seed Grant).

Purpose: The purpose of this program is to provide start-up monies for junior faculty engaged in new and innovative pilot research projects in the field of neuroscience that will likely lead to extramural funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) or other outside funding sources.

Limited Submission Deadline: 5:00 PM Thursday, December 6, 2018

More information found here


Funding Opportunity – 2019 Great Lakes Research Consortium Small Grants Program

Program Goals:

This small grants program provides seed funding for new, cooperative projects that improve our understanding of, and/or management of, New York’s Great Lakes basin. The program supports collaborative projects and grant awards can be used for basic or applied research and project planning that will lead to larger projects. Routine monitoring and one-time site-specific infrastructure projects are not appropriate topics for this program.


Electronic versions of the proposals should be received no later than midnight on January 23, 2019.

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