Featured Grants 9/25/19

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If you're a scientist, you should pay attention to our Grant Round Up this week. The majority of funding announcements were for either scientific or health research. There were a few outliers, but most grants announced last week were from the National Institutes of Health or the National Science Foundation. We've highlighted three in this email, or you can click here to review them all. 

Department of Agriculture
Grant Title: Hispanic-Serving Institutions - Education Grants Program
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=320800
The purpose of the HSI Education Grants Program is to encourage innovative teaching or education proposals with potential to impact and become models for other institutions that serve underrepresented students, at the regional or national level. 

Department of Transportation
Grant Title:  Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development Planning
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=320707
 The Pilot Program for TOD Planning provides funding to local communities to integrate land use and transportation planning in new fixed guideway and core capacity transit project corridors. Any comprehensive planning funded through the pilot program must examine ways to improve economic development and ridership, foster multimodal connectivity and accessibility, improve transit access for pedestrian and bicycle traffic, engage the private sector, identify infrastructure needs, and enable mixed-use development near transit stations.

National Institutes of Health
Grant Title: Pregnancy as a Vulnerable Time Period for Women's Health
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=320693
The purpose of this funding announcement is to accelerate multidisciplinary research projects studying the effects of environmental chemicals on maternal physiology, and endocrine and metabolic functions during and shortly after pregnancy, as well as potential long-term maternal health effects caused by environmental exposures.   


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