Current Funding Opportunities
Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO) Announcements will be posted in this section upon the opening of the applicable application periods. Click on a URL to view the full FFO which contains information about the opportunity, applicant eligibility, application requirements, and directions on how to apply.
|Announcement of Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO) Title||Description||Deadline||URL|
|2019-NIST-ADV-MAT-COE-01 Advanced Materials Center of Excellence Renewal||The NIST is soliciting a renewal application from Northwestern University for the Center for Hierarchical Materials Design (CHIMAD), the Advanced Materials Center of Excellence, in which NIST researchers collaborate with interdisciplinary researchers from academia and industry on advanced materials development through innovations in measurement science and in new modeling, simulation, data, and informatics tools.||Application must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, October 31, 2018.||https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=NIST|
|NIST MEP Competitive Awards Program||NIST invites applications from current MEP Centers to add capabilities to the MEP Program, including the development of projects to solve new or emerging manufacturing problems, that are not already provided for under an applicant’s and its collaborating Center’s base MEP award.||Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis||https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=293254|
|Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grant Programs||NIST is soliciting applications for financial assistance within the following NIST Laboratory grant programs: 1) the Material Measurement Laboratory (MML) Grant Program; 2) the Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML) Grant Program; 3) the Engineering Laboratory (EL) Grant Program; 4) Fire Research (FR) Grant Program; 5) the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) Grant Program; 6) the Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL) Grant Program; 7) the NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR) Grant Program; 8) the Center for Nano scale Science and Technology (CNST) Grant Program; 9) the Special Programs Office (SPO) Grant Program; 10) the Standards Coordination Office (SCO) Grant Program; 11) the International and Academic Affairs Office (IAAO) Grant Program; and 12) the Associate Director for Laboratory Programs (ADLP) Grant Program. See the Full Announcement/FFO document for details of these component programs.||
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