Ever wanted to conduct potato breeding research? If so, the National Institute of Food and Agriculture has a funding program just for you. It's included in this week's Grant Round Up along with funding for antarctic art and writing projects, high-risk anthropology research, sports in Central Asia and human rights projects in North Korea.
See the full listing federal funding opportunities here, or review the three we've highlighted below.
National Science Foundation
Grant Title: Broadening Participation in Engineering
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=314104
Details: The National Science Foundation seeks to strengthen the future U.S. engineering workforce by enabling the participation of all citizens through the support of research in the science of Broadening Participation in Engineering (BPE). The BPE program is dedicated to supporting the development of a diverse and well-prepared engineering workforce. BPE focuses on enhancing the diversity and inclusion of all underrepresented populations in engineering, including gender identity and expression, race and ethnicity, disability, LGBTQ+, first generation college and socio-economic status.
Department of Veterans Affairs
Grant Title: Grant and Per Diem Case Management Services Grant Program
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=314074
Details: The Department of Veterans Affairs is making funding available for eligible entities to provide time-limited case management services to improve the retention of housing by veterans who were previously homeless and are transitioning to permanent housing from programs such as VA’s Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program or VA’s Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) Contracted Residential Services (CRS) Program.
Department of Agriculture
Grant Title: Women and Minorities in STEM Fields
Grant Info: https://www.grants.gov/view-opportunity.html?oppId=314081
Details: The purpose of this program is to support research, education/teaching, and extension projects that increase participation by women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas in STEM. This program should address educational needs within broadly defined areas of food, agriculture, natural resources, and human (FANH) sciences. Applications recommended for funding must highlight and emphasize the development of a competent and qualified workforce in the FAHN sciences.
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