Funding Opportunities 26 June 2017

TO:                  Faculty and Staff

FROM:            The Research Office and the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs

SUBJECT:        Funding Opportunities 26 June 2017

All applications developed in response to a funding announcement are to be routed through the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP) for university approval before being released to the external agency. Please inform us of your intent to submit as soon as you know you plan to apply and at least 30 days prior to the due date.   

When there is a limit on the number of proposals that may be submitted for a solicitation, to ensure that the university submits the most competitive proposal, an internal review and selection process will be implemented. Please inform us of your intent to submit as soon as you know you plan to apply and at least 6 weeks prior to the due date or you may miss the internal selection deadline.  

Please send notifications to and information will be provided on the submission procedures and timelines.

Dr. Daryush Ila, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research, Tech Transfer Officer & RSO x 2417
Dr. Leslie Evelyn, Director of Sponsored Research and  Programs, x 1644
Shenetta Dudley, Pre-Award Administrator x1570
Carolyn Harris, Post Award Administrator x 2612
Dwane Hodges, Budget Officer x 1645
Dr. Carla Raineri Padilla, Compliance & Export Control Officer, x 1569 

Multidisciplinary Studies of HIV/AUDS and Aging
This FOA invites applications proposing to study HIV infection, HIV-associated conditions, HIV treatment, and/or biobehavioral or social factors associated with HIV/AIDS in the context of aging and/or in older adults. Research approaches of interest include clinical translational, observational, and intervention studies in domestic and international settings.

Eligible Institutions:  Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Closing Date:             18 Sept 2017
Program Funding:        discretionary
Award Ceiling:             none listed
Award Floor:                none listed
Instrument Type:          Grant
Cost Sharing/Matching:  NO

Link to the Solicitation:
Agency:  NIH

Crops and Dairy Market Systems Development Activity- Kenya
USAID/KEA anticipates awarding a five-year cooperative agreement (CA) whose purpose is to sustainably reduce hunger, malnutrition and poverty in Kenya by focusing on (i) inclusive and sustainable agriculture-led growth; (ii) strengthened resilience among people and systems and (iii) a well-nourished population. USAID/KEA’s programmatic priorities for achieving this purpose include: Priority area:

1: Competitive, inclusive, and sustainable agricultural market systems Priority area
2: Diverse agricultural production and improved productivity Priority area
3: Policy environment for agricultural market systems development Priority area
4: Integration of youth and women into agriculture market systems Priority area
5: Collaborative Action and Learning for Market Systems Change

Eligible Institutions:  Unrestricted
Closing Date:             24 Jul 2017
Program Funding:       $60,000,000
Award Ceiling:            $60,000,000
Award Floor:               none listed
Instrument Type:         Cooperative Agreement
Cost Sharing/Matching:  NO

Link to the Program Manager:
Charity Igweta, phone 254-862-2408
Agency:  Kenya USAID-Nairobi