Featured Grants Week of 11/28/18

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Wouldn't it be nice if we could spend the four weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas resting on our laurels and contemplating all the good we've done in the prior year? Alas, that's not realistic and the work must continue if we want to continue seeing positive outcomes. 

In that vein, here are three federal grants that opened this week. These grants are rather broad, in terms of who can apply for funding. Other new grant opportunities this week include funding for HIV and ALS research, worker rights' programs in Kazakhstan and Indonesia and advanced quantum and computing research. 

To see all the new opportunities, click here. 

Office on Violence Against Women
Grant Title: Legal Assistance for Victims Grant 
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=310488
The Legal Assistance for Victims (LAV) Grant Program is intended to increase the availability of civil and criminal legal assistance needed to effectively aid adult and youth victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking who are seeking relief in legal matters relating to or arising out of that abuse or violence, at minimum or no cost to the victims. The objective of the LAV Grant Program is to develop innovative, collaborative projects that provide quality representation to victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

National Science Foundation
Grant Title: National Robotics Initiative 2.0: Ubiquitous Collaborative Robots
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=310513
The program builds upon the original National Robotics Initiative (NRI) program to support fundamental research in the United States that will accelerate the development and use of collaborative robots (co-robots) that work beside or cooperatively with people. The focus of the NRI-2.0 program is onubiquity, which in this context means seamless integration of co-robots to assist humans in every aspect of life. The program supports four main research thrusts that are envisioned to advance the goal of ubiquitous co-robots: scalability, customizability, lowering barriers to entry, and societal impact. 

National Endowment for the Humanities
Grant Title: Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=310485
The Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections (SCHC) program helps cultural institutions meet the complex challenge of preserving large and diverse holdings of humanities materials for future generations by supporting sustainable conservation measures that mitigate deterioration, prolong the useful life of collections, and support institutional resilience: the ability to anticipate and respond to disasters resulting from natural or human activity.

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