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October 2018 Grants Newsletter

 

Last month, ASU researchers, the Tucson Police Department, and Arizona nonprofitswere awarded over $4.1 millionin grants to combat the opioid epidemic, support victims of domestic violence, and improve forensic testing.

Congratulations to this month’s grant recipients!

October’s available grant opportunities include funding to improve rural hospitals, research diabetes and obesity prevention, and fight the HIV epidemic.

New grants continuously become available through various offices of the federal government. To stay up to date, please register with www.grants.gov and request notifications about funding opportunities. If you have suggestions or questions, please contact our Constituent Affairs and Community Liaison, Ms. Michelle Coldwell at Michelle.Coldwell@mail.house.gov.

 
 
 

Grants Awarded in CD9 and Arizona

U.S. Department of Justice

Childhelp, Inc. awarded $466,167 for Enhancing Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis

This grant will be used to improve and expand comprehensive advocacy, treatment, and support services to child victims of the opioid crisis.

The Southwest Indigenous Women’s Coalition awarded $373,037 for the Support Tribal Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions Grant Program

This grant will be used to increase awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault against Indigenous women, provide training and technical assistance to judicial and law enforcement to encourage appropriate responses to sexual assault cases, and to train local sexual assault programs and other providers of direct services for sexual assault victims.

The Arizona Criminal Justice Commission awarded $416, 132 for the Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program

This grant will be used for training and educational opportunities, personnel overtime, purchasing new and innovative technology, and laboratory certification fees in order to address the opioid epidemic.

The Tucson Police Department Crime Laboratory awarded $964,548 for the Forensic DNA Laboratory Efficiency Improvement and Capacity Enhancement Program

This grant will be used to hire two support personnel to perform latent print processing, swabbing and sampling of evidence to forward to Latent Print Examiners and biological samples to a DNA analyst. Additionally, the grant will provide for the hiring of a DNA analyst dedicated to property crime and a DNA analyst to perform reviews of DNA cases.

The University of Arizona awarded $278,972 for their Wrongful Conviction Clinic

This grant will be used to hire an Assistant Director to review postconviction cases where DNA could prove innocence, test DNA in cases Tucson Police Department crime lab previously conducted hair microscopy, seek DNA testing in cases awaiting review, and to cover the costs of investigation.

National Science Foundation

ASU’s Dr. Lauren Keeler awarded $109,223 for the Belmont Forum Collaborative Research Food-Water-Energy Nexus

This grant will be used to develop an approach to produce innovative solutions to the Food-Water-Energy challenges that are sustainable both locally and globally. This approach will be developed by using Living Labs in Austria, Brazil, Germany Netherlands, South Africa, Sweden and the US.

ASU’s Dr. Mikhail Chester awarded $1,500,000 for Community-Based Automated Information for Urban Flooding

This grant will be used to develop the Integrated Flood Stage Observation Network (IFSON). This system will be able to use information from cameras, smartphone apps, and social media to assess risk and communicate that risk in real time.

 

 


Grant Opportunities

Department of Health and Human Services

Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program

This grant is to support eligible hospitals in meeting value-based payment and care goals for their respective organizations, through purchases of hardware, software and training.

Click here to learn more.

Pragmatic Research in Healthcare Settings to Improve Diabetes and Obesity Prevention and Care

This grant is to test innovative approaches to improve diabetes and obesity prevention and/or treatment in healthcare settings where individuals receive their medical care.

Click here to learn more.

Department of Defense

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program

This grant’s goal is to maximize program impact by focusing on the drivers of the HIV epidemic specific to the military and to support the development of interventions and programs that address these issues.

Click here to learn more.

Department of Agriculture

TAT Grant Program

This grant is to be used to pay expenses associated with providing technical assistance and/or training (TAT) to identify and evaluate solutions to water problems relating to source, storage, treatment, or distribution and to identify and evaluate solutions to waste problems relating to collection, treatment, or disposal.

Click here to learn more.

National Science Foundation

Understanding the Rules of Life: Epigenetics

This grant will be used to enable innovative research and to promote multidisciplinary education and workforce training in the broad area of epigenetics.

Click here to learn more.

Last month, ASU researchers, the Tucson Police Department, and Arizona nonprofitswere awarded over $4.1 millionin grants to combat the opioid epidemic, support victims of domestic violence, and improve forensic testing.

Congratulations to this month’s grant recipients!

October’s available grant opportunities include funding to improve rural hospitals, research diabetes and obesity prevention, and fight the HIV epidemic.

New grants continuously become available through various offices of the federal government. To stay up to date, please register with www.grants.gov and request notifications about funding opportunities. If you have suggestions or questions, please contact our Constituent Affairs and Community Liaison, Ms. Michelle Coldwell at Michelle.Coldwell@mail.house.gov.

 
 
 

Grants Awarded in CD9 and Arizona

U.S. Department of Justice

Childhelp, Inc. awarded $466,167 for Enhancing Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis

This grant will be used to improve and expand comprehensive advocacy, treatment, and support services to child victims of the opioid crisis.

The Southwest Indigenous Women’s Coalition awarded $373,037 for the Support Tribal Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions Grant Program

This grant will be used to increase awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault against Indigenous women, provide training and technical assistance to judicial and law enforcement to encourage appropriate responses to sexual assault cases, and to train local sexual assault programs and other providers of direct services for sexual assault victims.

The Arizona Criminal Justice Commission awarded $416, 132 for the Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program

This grant will be used for training and educational opportunities, personnel overtime, purchasing new and innovative technology, and laboratory certification fees in order to address the opioid epidemic.

The Tucson Police Department Crime Laboratory awarded $964,548 for the Forensic DNA Laboratory Efficiency Improvement and Capacity Enhancement Program

This grant will be used to hire two support personnel to perform latent print processing, swabbing and sampling of evidence to forward to Latent Print Examiners and biological samples to a DNA analyst. Additionally, the grant will provide for the hiring of a DNA analyst dedicated to property crime and a DNA analyst to perform reviews of DNA cases.

The University of Arizona awarded $278,972 for their Wrongful Conviction Clinic

This grant will be used to hire an Assistant Director to review postconviction cases where DNA could prove innocence, test DNA in cases Tucson Police Department crime lab previously conducted hair microscopy, seek DNA testing in cases awaiting review, and to cover the costs of investigation.

National Science Foundation

ASU’s Dr. Lauren Keeler awarded $109,223 for the Belmont Forum Collaborative Research Food-Water-Energy Nexus

This grant will be used to develop an approach to produce innovative solutions to the Food-Water-Energy challenges that are sustainable both locally and globally. This approach will be developed by using Living Labs in Austria, Brazil, Germany Netherlands, South Africa, Sweden and the US.

ASU’s Dr. Mikhail Chester awarded $1,500,000 for Community-Based Automated Information for Urban Flooding

This grant will be used to develop the Integrated Flood Stage Observation Network (IFSON). This system will be able to use information from cameras, smartphone apps, and social media to assess risk and communicate that risk in real time.

 

 


Grant Opportunities

Department of Health and Human Services

Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program

This grant is to support eligible hospitals in meeting value-based payment and care goals for their respective organizations, through purchases of hardware, software and training.

Click here to learn more.

Pragmatic Research in Healthcare Settings to Improve Diabetes and Obesity Prevention and Care

This grant is to test innovative approaches to improve diabetes and obesity prevention and/or treatment in healthcare settings where individuals receive their medical care.

Click here to learn more.

Department of Defense

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program

This grant’s goal is to maximize program impact by focusing on the drivers of the HIV epidemic specific to the military and to support the development of interventions and programs that address these issues.

Click here to learn more.

Department of Agriculture

TAT Grant Program

This grant is to be used to pay expenses associated with providing technical assistance and/or training (TAT) to identify and evaluate solutions to water problems relating to source, storage, treatment, or distribution and to identify and evaluate solutions to waste problems relating to collection, treatment, or disposal.

Click here to learn more.

National Science Foundation

Understanding the Rules of Life: Epigenetics

This grant will be used to enable innovative research and to promote multidisciplinary education and workforce training in the broad area of epigenetics.

Click here to learn more.

 

 

 

Last month, ASU researchers and the AZ Criminal Justice Commission were awarded over $1.6 million in grants to support crime victims, provide high school students with hands-on learning experiences in synthetic biology, and improve the functioning of human-robot teams.

Congratulations to this month’s grant recipients!

September’s available grant opportunities include funding to expand access to health information for health disparity populations, improve undergraduate STEM education, and develop renewable energy systems for rural small businesses.

New grants continuously become available through various offices of the federal government. To stay up to date, please register with www.grants.gov and request notifications about funding opportunities. If you have suggestions or questions, please contact our Constituent Affairs and Community Liaison, Ms. Michelle Coldwell at Michelle.Coldwell@mail.house.gov.
 

 
 
 

Grants Awarded in CD9 and Arizona

U.S. Department of Justice

Arizona Criminal Justice Commission’s Andrew Lefevre awarded $1,065,000

This grant award provides funds from the Crime Victims Fund to enhance State victim compensation payments to eligible crime victims. Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) compensation funds provide financial assistance to Federal and State victims of crime.

National Science Foundation  

ASU’s Dr. Giovanna Ghirlanda awarded $300,000 to study membraneless organelles by using a biometric approach.

This grant will be used to examine membraneless organelles with a biometric approach. This project will investigate whether synthetic organelles without membranes can host complex reaction sequences. This project will involve high school students directly, through hands-on training in synthetic biology.  

ASU’s Dr. Yu Zhang awarded $249,929 to examine the reconciling of model discrepancies in human-robot teams.

This grant will be used to research robot team functioning. Robots have many human capabilities, but it has been a challenge for them to work in teams. This research project can have a significant impact on the domains that involve decision support, automated manufacturing, eldercare, and medical robots. Dr. Zhang will research how robots can become reliable teammates by understanding the expectations of their human partners regarding the robots’ tasks and abilities.

 

 


Grant Opportunities

Department of Health and Human Services

Information Resource Grant to Reduce Health Disparities

 

This grant supports projects that will bring useful, usable health information to health disparity populations and their health care providers. Access to useful, understandable health information is an important factor when making health decisions. Proposed projects should take advantage of capabilities of information technology to bring health-related information to consumers and their health care providers.

Click here to learn more.

Limited Competition: Data Management and Resource Repository (DMRR) on Extracellular RNA

 

This grant supports the goal of the DMRR to integrate the efforts of all funded components of the ERCC and serve as a community-wide resource for extracellular RNA standards, protocols, and data.

Click here to learn more.


National Science Foundation

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education

This grant provides funding to improve STEM Education. An innovative science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce is crucial to the Nation’s health and economy. The goal of this investment is to increase the number and diversity of STEM students, prepare students to participate in the science of tomorrow, and to improve students’ STEM learning outcomes.

Click here to learn more.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

This grant provides Postdoctoral Research Fellowships to encourage independence early in the Fellow’s career through supporting their specific research goals.

Click here to learn more.

 
Department of Agriculture

Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program

This grant provides funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements.

Click here to learn more.

 

 

 

Last month, ASU researchers and the AZ Criminal Justice Commission were awarded over $1.6 million in grants to support crime victims, provide high school students with hands-on learning experiences in synthetic biology, and improve the functioning of human-robot teams.

Congratulations to this month’s grant recipients!

September’s available grant opportunities include funding to expand access to health information for health disparity populations, improve undergraduate STEM education, and develop renewable energy systems for rural small businesses.

New grants continuously become available through various offices of the federal government. To stay up to date, please register with www.grants.gov and request notifications about funding opportunities. If you have suggestions or questions, please contact our Constituent Affairs and Community Liaison, Ms. Michelle Coldwell at Michelle.Coldwell@mail.house.gov.
 

 
 
 

Grants Awarded in CD9 and Arizona

U.S. Department of Justice

Arizona Criminal Justice Commission’s Andrew Lefevre awarded $1,065,000

This grant award provides funds from the Crime Victims Fund to enhance State victim compensation payments to eligible crime victims. Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) compensation funds provide financial assistance to Federal and State victims of crime.

National Science Foundation  

ASU’s Dr. Giovanna Ghirlanda awarded $300,000 to study membraneless organelles by using a biometric approach.

This grant will be used to examine membraneless organelles with a biometric approach. This project will investigate whether synthetic organelles without membranes can host complex reaction sequences. This project will involve high school students directly, through hands-on training in synthetic biology.  

ASU’s Dr. Yu Zhang awarded $249,929 to examine the reconciling of model discrepancies in human-robot teams.

This grant will be used to research robot team functioning. Robots have many human capabilities, but it has been a challenge for them to work in teams. This research project can have a significant impact on the domains that involve decision support, automated manufacturing, eldercare, and medical robots. Dr. Zhang will research how robots can become reliable teammates by understanding the expectations of their human partners regarding the robots’ tasks and abilities.

 

 


Grant Opportunities

Department of Health and Human Services

Information Resource Grant to Reduce Health Disparities

 

This grant supports projects that will bring useful, usable health information to health disparity populations and their health care providers. Access to useful, understandable health information is an important factor when making health decisions. Proposed projects should take advantage of capabilities of information technology to bring health-related information to consumers and their health care providers.

Click here to learn more.

Limited Competition: Data Management and Resource Repository (DMRR) on Extracellular RNA

 

This grant supports the goal of the DMRR to integrate the efforts of all funded components of the ERCC and serve as a community-wide resource for extracellular RNA standards, protocols, and data.

Click here to learn more.


National Science Foundation

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education

This grant provides funding to improve STEM Education. An innovative science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce is crucial to the Nation’s health and economy. The goal of this investment is to increase the number and diversity of STEM students, prepare students to participate in the science of tomorrow, and to improve students’ STEM learning outcomes.

Click here to learn more.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

This grant provides Postdoctoral Research Fellowships to encourage independence early in the Fellow’s career through supporting their specific research goals.

Click here to learn more.

 
Department of Agriculture

Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program

This grant provides funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements.

Click here to learn more.

 

 

 

Last month, ASU researchers and the AZ Criminal Justice Commission were awarded over $1.6 million in grants to support crime victims, provide high school students with hands-on learning experiences in synthetic biology, and improve the functioning of human-robot teams.

Congratulations to this month’s grant recipients!

September’s available grant opportunities include funding to expand access to health information for health disparity populations, improve undergraduate STEM education, and develop renewable energy systems for rural small businesses.

New grants continuously become available through various offices of the federal government. To stay up to date, please register with www.grants.gov and request notifications about funding opportunities. If you have suggestions or questions, please contact our Constituent Affairs and Community Liaison, Ms. Michelle Coldwell at Michelle.Coldwell@mail.house.gov.
 

 
 
 

Grants Awarded in CD9 and Arizona

U.S. Department of Justice

Arizona Criminal Justice Commission’s Andrew Lefevre awarded $1,065,000

This grant award provides funds from the Crime Victims Fund to enhance State victim compensation payments to eligible crime victims. Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) compensation funds provide financial assistance to Federal and State victims of crime.

National Science Foundation  

ASU’s Dr. Giovanna Ghirlanda awarded $300,000 to study membraneless organelles by using a biometric approach.

This grant will be used to examine membraneless organelles with a biometric approach. This project will investigate whether synthetic organelles without membranes can host complex reaction sequences. This project will involve high school students directly, through hands-on training in synthetic biology.  

ASU’s Dr. Yu Zhang awarded $249,929 to examine the reconciling of model discrepancies in human-robot teams.

This grant will be used to research robot team functioning. Robots have many human capabilities, but it has been a challenge for them to work in teams. This research project can have a significant impact on the domains that involve decision support, automated manufacturing, eldercare, and medical robots. Dr. Zhang will research how robots can become reliable teammates by understanding the expectations of their human partners regarding the robots’ tasks and abilities.

 

 


Grant Opportunities

Department of Health and Human Services

Information Resource Grant to Reduce Health Disparities

 

This grant supports projects that will bring useful, usable health information to health disparity populations and their health care providers. Access to useful, understandable health information is an important factor when making health decisions. Proposed projects should take advantage of capabilities of information technology to bring health-related information to consumers and their health care providers.

Click here to learn more.

Limited Competition: Data Management and Resource Repository (DMRR) on Extracellular RNA

 

This grant supports the goal of the DMRR to integrate the efforts of all funded components of the ERCC and serve as a community-wide resource for extracellular RNA standards, protocols, and data.

Click here to learn more.


National Science Foundation

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education

This grant provides funding to improve STEM Education. An innovative science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce is crucial to the Nation’s health and economy. The goal of this investment is to increase the number and diversity of STEM students, prepare students to participate in the science of tomorrow, and to improve students’ STEM learning outcomes.

Click here to learn more.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

This grant provides Postdoctoral Research Fellowships to encourage independence early in the Fellow’s career through supporting their specific research goals.

Click here to learn more.

 
Department of Agriculture

Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program

This grant provides funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements.

Click here to learn more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last month, ASU researchers, the Tucson Police Department, and Arizona nonprofitswere awarded over $4.1 millionin grants to combat the opioid epidemic, support victims of domestic violence, and improve forensic testing.

Congratulations to this month’s grant recipients!

October’s available grant opportunities include funding to improve rural hospitals, research diabetes and obesity prevention, and fight the HIV epidemic.

New grants continuously become available through various offices of the federal government. To stay up to date, please register with www.grants.gov and request notifications about funding opportunities. If you have suggestions or questions, please contact our Constituent Affairs and Community Liaison, Ms. Michelle Coldwell at Michelle.Coldwell@mail.house.gov.

 
 
 

Grants Awarded in CD9 and Arizona

U.S. Department of Justice

Childhelp, Inc. awarded $466,167 for Enhancing Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis

This grant will be used to improve and expand comprehensive advocacy, treatment, and support services to child victims of the opioid crisis.

The Southwest Indigenous Women’s Coalition awarded $373,037 for the Support Tribal Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions Grant Program

This grant will be used to increase awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault against Indigenous women, provide training and technical assistance to judicial and law enforcement to encourage appropriate responses to sexual assault cases, and to train local sexual assault programs and other providers of direct services for sexual assault victims.

The Arizona Criminal Justice Commission awarded $416, 132 for the Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program

This grant will be used for training and educational opportunities, personnel overtime, purchasing new and innovative technology, and laboratory certification fees in order to address the opioid epidemic.

The Tucson Police Department Crime Laboratory awarded $964,548 for the Forensic DNA Laboratory Efficiency Improvement and Capacity Enhancement Program

This grant will be used to hire two support personnel to perform latent print processing, swabbing and sampling of evidence to forward to Latent Print Examiners and biological samples to a DNA analyst. Additionally, the grant will provide for the hiring of a DNA analyst dedicated to property crime and a DNA analyst to perform reviews of DNA cases.

The University of Arizona awarded $278,972 for their Wrongful Conviction Clinic

This grant will be used to hire an Assistant Director to review postconviction cases where DNA could prove innocence, test DNA in cases Tucson Police Department crime lab previously conducted hair microscopy, seek DNA testing in cases awaiting review, and to cover the costs of investigation.

National Science Foundation

ASU’s Dr. Lauren Keeler awarded $109,223 for the Belmont Forum Collaborative Research Food-Water-Energy Nexus

This grant will be used to develop an approach to produce innovative solutions to the Food-Water-Energy challenges that are sustainable both locally and globally. This approach will be developed by using Living Labs in Austria, Brazil, Germany Netherlands, South Africa, Sweden and the US.

ASU’s Dr. Mikhail Chester awarded $1,500,000 for Community-Based Automated Information for Urban Flooding

This grant will be used to develop the Integrated Flood Stage Observation Network (IFSON). This system will be able to use information from cameras, smartphone apps, and social media to assess risk and communicate that risk in real time.

 

 


Grant Opportunities

Department of Health and Human Services

Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program

This grant is to support eligible hospitals in meeting value-based payment and care goals for their respective organizations, through purchases of hardware, software and training.

Click here to learn more.

Pragmatic Research in Healthcare Settings to Improve Diabetes and Obesity Prevention and Care

This grant is to test innovative approaches to improve diabetes and obesity prevention and/or treatment in healthcare settings where individuals receive their medical care.

Click here to learn more.

Department of Defense

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program

This grant’s goal is to maximize program impact by focusing on the drivers of the HIV epidemic specific to the military and to support the development of interventions and programs that address these issues.

Click here to learn more.

Department of Agriculture

TAT Grant Program

This grant is to be used to pay expenses associated with providing technical assistance and/or training (TAT) to identify and evaluate solutions to water problems relating to source, storage, treatment, or distribution and to identify and evaluate solutions to waste problems relating to collection, treatment, or disposal.

Click here to learn more.

National Science Foundation

Understanding the Rules of Life: Epigenetics

This grant will be used to enable innovative research and to promote multidisciplinary education and workforce training in the broad area of epigenetics.

Click here to learn more.

 

 

 

Last month, ASU researchers and the AZ Criminal Justice Commission were awarded over $1.6 million in grants to support crime victims, provide high school students with hands-on learning experiences in synthetic biology, and improve the functioning of human-robot teams.

Congratulations to this month’s grant recipients!

September’s available grant opportunities include funding to expand access to health information for health disparity populations, improve undergraduate STEM education, and develop renewable energy systems for rural small businesses.

New grants continuously become available through various offices of the federal government. To stay up to date, please register with www.grants.gov and request notifications about funding opportunities. If you have suggestions or questions, please contact our Constituent Affairs and Community Liaison, Ms. Michelle Coldwell at Michelle.Coldwell@mail.house.gov.
 

 
 
 

Grants Awarded in CD9 and Arizona

U.S. Department of Justice

Arizona Criminal Justice Commission’s Andrew Lefevre awarded $1,065,000

This grant award provides funds from the Crime Victims Fund to enhance State victim compensation payments to eligible crime victims. Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) compensation funds provide financial assistance to Federal and State victims of crime.

National Science Foundation  

ASU’s Dr. Giovanna Ghirlanda awarded $300,000 to study membraneless organelles by using a biometric approach.

This grant will be used to examine membraneless organelles with a biometric approach. This project will investigate whether synthetic organelles without membranes can host complex reaction sequences. This project will involve high school students directly, through hands-on training in synthetic biology.  

ASU’s Dr. Yu Zhang awarded $249,929 to examine the reconciling of model discrepancies in human-robot teams.

This grant will be used to research robot team functioning. Robots have many human capabilities, but it has been a challenge for them to work in teams. This research project can have a significant impact on the domains that involve decision support, automated manufacturing, eldercare, and medical robots. Dr. Zhang will research how robots can become reliable teammates by understanding the expectations of their human partners regarding the robots’ tasks and abilities.

 

 


Grant Opportunities

Department of Health and Human Services

Information Resource Grant to Reduce Health Disparities

 

This grant supports projects that will bring useful, usable health information to health disparity populations and their health care providers. Access to useful, understandable health information is an important factor when making health decisions. Proposed projects should take advantage of capabilities of information technology to bring health-related information to consumers and their health care providers.

Click here to learn more.

Limited Competition: Data Management and Resource Repository (DMRR) on Extracellular RNA

 

This grant supports the goal of the DMRR to integrate the efforts of all funded components of the ERCC and serve as a community-wide resource for extracellular RNA standards, protocols, and data.

Click here to learn more.


National Science Foundation

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education

This grant provides funding to improve STEM Education. An innovative science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce is crucial to the Nation’s health and economy. The goal of this investment is to increase the number and diversity of STEM students, prepare students to participate in the science of tomorrow, and to improve students’ STEM learning outcomes.

Click here to learn more.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

This grant provides Postdoctoral Research Fellowships to encourage independence early in the Fellow’s career through supporting their specific research goals.

Click here to learn more.

 
Department of Agriculture

Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program

This grant provides funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements.

Click here to learn more.

 

 

 

Last month, ASU researchers and the AZ Criminal Justice Commission were awarded over $1.6 million in grants to support crime victims, provide high school students with hands-on learning experiences in synthetic biology, and improve the functioning of human-robot teams.

Congratulations to this month’s grant recipients!

September’s available grant opportunities include funding to expand access to health information for health disparity populations, improve undergraduate STEM education, and develop renewable energy systems for rural small businesses.

New grants continuously become available through various offices of the federal government. To stay up to date, please register with www.grants.gov and request notifications about funding opportunities. If you have suggestions or questions, please contact our Constituent Affairs and Community Liaison, Ms. Michelle Coldwell at Michelle.Coldwell@mail.house.gov.
 

 
 
 

Grants Awarded in CD9 and Arizona

U.S. Department of Justice

Arizona Criminal Justice Commission’s Andrew Lefevre awarded $1,065,000

This grant award provides funds from the Crime Victims Fund to enhance State victim compensation payments to eligible crime victims. Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) compensation funds provide financial assistance to Federal and State victims of crime.

National Science Foundation  

ASU’s Dr. Giovanna Ghirlanda awarded $300,000 to study membraneless organelles by using a biometric approach.

This grant will be used to examine membraneless organelles with a biometric approach. This project will investigate whether synthetic organelles without membranes can host complex reaction sequences. This project will involve high school students directly, through hands-on training in synthetic biology.  

ASU’s Dr. Yu Zhang awarded $249,929 to examine the reconciling of model discrepancies in human-robot teams.

This grant will be used to research robot team functioning. Robots have many human capabilities, but it has been a challenge for them to work in teams. This research project can have a significant impact on the domains that involve decision support, automated manufacturing, eldercare, and medical robots. Dr. Zhang will research how robots can become reliable teammates by understanding the expectations of their human partners regarding the robots’ tasks and abilities.

 

 


Grant Opportunities

Department of Health and Human Services

Information Resource Grant to Reduce Health Disparities

 

This grant supports projects that will bring useful, usable health information to health disparity populations and their health care providers. Access to useful, understandable health information is an important factor when making health decisions. Proposed projects should take advantage of capabilities of information technology to bring health-related information to consumers and their health care providers.

Click here to learn more.

Limited Competition: Data Management and Resource Repository (DMRR) on Extracellular RNA

 

This grant supports the goal of the DMRR to integrate the efforts of all funded components of the ERCC and serve as a community-wide resource for extracellular RNA standards, protocols, and data.

Click here to learn more.


National Science Foundation

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education

This grant provides funding to improve STEM Education. An innovative science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce is crucial to the Nation’s health and economy. The goal of this investment is to increase the number and diversity of STEM students, prepare students to participate in the science of tomorrow, and to improve students’ STEM learning outcomes.

Click here to learn more.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

This grant provides Postdoctoral Research Fellowships to encourage independence early in the Fellow’s career through supporting their specific research goals.

Click here to learn more.

 
Department of Agriculture

Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program

This grant provides funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements.

Click here to learn more.

 

 

 

Last month, ASU researchers and the AZ Criminal Justice Commission were awarded over $1.6 million in grants to support crime victims, provide high school students with hands-on learning experiences in synthetic biology, and improve the functioning of human-robot teams.

Congratulations to this month’s grant recipients!

September’s available grant opportunities include funding to expand access to health information for health disparity populations, improve undergraduate STEM education, and develop renewable energy systems for rural small businesses.

New grants continuously become available through various offices of the federal government. To stay up to date, please register with www.grants.gov and request notifications about funding opportunities. If you have suggestions or questions, please contact our Constituent Affairs and Community Liaison, Ms. Michelle Coldwell at Michelle.Coldwell@mail.house.gov.
 

 
 
 

Grants Awarded in CD9 and Arizona

U.S. Department of Justice

Arizona Criminal Justice Commission’s Andrew Lefevre awarded $1,065,000

This grant award provides funds from the Crime Victims Fund to enhance State victim compensation payments to eligible crime victims. Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) compensation funds provide financial assistance to Federal and State victims of crime.

National Science Foundation  

ASU’s Dr. Giovanna Ghirlanda awarded $300,000 to study membraneless organelles by using a biometric approach.

This grant will be used to examine membraneless organelles with a biometric approach. This project will investigate whether synthetic organelles without membranes can host complex reaction sequences. This project will involve high school students directly, through hands-on training in synthetic biology.  

ASU’s Dr. Yu Zhang awarded $249,929 to examine the reconciling of model discrepancies in human-robot teams.

This grant will be used to research robot team functioning. Robots have many human capabilities, but it has been a challenge for them to work in teams. This research project can have a significant impact on the domains that involve decision support, automated manufacturing, eldercare, and medical robots. Dr. Zhang will research how robots can become reliable teammates by understanding the expectations of their human partners regarding the robots’ tasks and abilities.

 

 


Grant Opportunities

Department of Health and Human Services

Information Resource Grant to Reduce Health Disparities

 

This grant supports projects that will bring useful, usable health information to health disparity populations and their health care providers. Access to useful, understandable health information is an important factor when making health decisions. Proposed projects should take advantage of capabilities of information technology to bring health-related information to consumers and their health care providers.

Click here to learn more.

Limited Competition: Data Management and Resource Repository (DMRR) on Extracellular RNA

 

This grant supports the goal of the DMRR to integrate the efforts of all funded components of the ERCC and serve as a community-wide resource for extracellular RNA standards, protocols, and data.

Click here to learn more.


National Science Foundation

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education

This grant provides funding to improve STEM Education. An innovative science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce is crucial to the Nation’s health and economy. The goal of this investment is to increase the number and diversity of STEM students, prepare students to participate in the science of tomorrow, and to improve students’ STEM learning outcomes.

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Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

This grant provides Postdoctoral Research Fellowships to encourage independence early in the Fellow’s career through supporting their specific research goals.

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Department of Agriculture

Renewable Energy Systems and Energy Efficiency Improvements Program

This grant provides funding to agricultural producers and rural small businesses for renewable energy systems or to make energy efficiency improvements.

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Last month, ASU researchers, the Tucson Police Department, and Arizona nonprofitswere awarded over $4.1 millionin grants to combat the opioid epidemic, support victims of domestic violence, and improve forensic testing.

Congratulations to this month’s grant recipients!

October’s available grant opportunities include funding to improve rural hospitals, research diabetes and obesity prevention, and fight the HIV epidemic.

New grants continuously become available through various offices of the federal government. To stay up to date, please register with www.grants.gov and request notifications about funding opportunities. If you have suggestions or questions, please contact our Constituent Affairs and Community Liaison, Ms. Michelle Coldwell at Michelle.Coldwell@mail.house.gov.

 
 
 

Grants Awarded in CD9 and Arizona

U.S. Department of Justice

Childhelp, Inc. awarded $466,167 for Enhancing Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis

This grant will be used to improve and expand comprehensive advocacy, treatment, and support services to child victims of the opioid crisis.

The Southwest Indigenous Women’s Coalition awarded $373,037 for the Support Tribal Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions Grant Program

This grant will be used to increase awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault against Indigenous women, provide training and technical assistance to judicial and law enforcement to encourage appropriate responses to sexual assault cases, and to train local sexual assault programs and other providers of direct services for sexual assault victims.

The Arizona Criminal Justice Commission awarded $416, 132 for the Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program

This grant will be used for training and educational opportunities, personnel overtime, purchasing new and innovative technology, and laboratory certification fees in order to address the opioid epidemic.

The Tucson Police Department Crime Laboratory awarded $964,548 for the Forensic DNA Laboratory Efficiency Improvement and Capacity Enhancement Program

This grant will be used to hire two support personnel to perform latent print processing, swabbing and sampling of evidence to forward to Latent Print Examiners and biological samples to a DNA analyst. Additionally, the grant will provide for the hiring of a DNA analyst dedicated to property crime and a DNA analyst to perform reviews of DNA cases.

The University of Arizona awarded $278,972 for their Wrongful Conviction Clinic

This grant will be used to hire an Assistant Director to review postconviction cases where DNA could prove innocence, test DNA in cases Tucson Police Department crime lab previously conducted hair microscopy, seek DNA testing in cases awaiting review, and to cover the costs of investigation.

National Science Foundation

ASU’s Dr. Lauren Keeler awarded $109,223 for the Belmont Forum Collaborative Research Food-Water-Energy Nexus

This grant will be used to develop an approach to produce innovative solutions to the Food-Water-Energy challenges that are sustainable both locally and globally. This approach will be developed by using Living Labs in Austria, Brazil, Germany Netherlands, South Africa, Sweden and the US.

ASU’s Dr. Mikhail Chester awarded $1,500,000 for Community-Based Automated Information for Urban Flooding

This grant will be used to develop the Integrated Flood Stage Observation Network (IFSON). This system will be able to use information from cameras, smartphone apps, and social media to assess risk and communicate that risk in real time.

 

 


Grant Opportunities

Department of Health and Human Services

Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program

This grant is to support eligible hospitals in meeting value-based payment and care goals for their respective organizations, through purchases of hardware, software and training.

Click here to learn more.

Pragmatic Research in Healthcare Settings to Improve Diabetes and Obesity Prevention and Care

This grant is to test innovative approaches to improve diabetes and obesity prevention and/or treatment in healthcare settings where individuals receive their medical care.

Click here to learn more.

Department of Defense

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program

This grant’s goal is to maximize program impact by focusing on the drivers of the HIV epidemic specific to the military and to support the development of interventions and programs that address these issues.

Click here to learn more.

Department of Agriculture

TAT Grant Program

This grant is to be used to pay expenses associated with providing technical assistance and/or training (TAT) to identify and evaluate solutions to water problems relating to source, storage, treatment, or distribution and to identify and evaluate solutions to waste problems relating to collection, treatment, or disposal.

Click here to learn more.

National Science Foundation

Understanding the Rules of Life: Epigenetics

This grant will be used to enable innovative research and to promote multidisciplinary education and workforce training in the broad area of epigenetics.

Click here to learn more.

Last month, ASU researchers, the Tucson Police Department, and Arizona nonprofitswere awarded over $4.1 millionin grants to combat the opioid epidemic, support victims of domestic violence, and improve forensic testing.

Congratulations to this month’s grant recipients!

October’s available grant opportunities include funding to improve rural hospitals, research diabetes and obesity prevention, and fight the HIV epidemic.

New grants continuously become available through various offices of the federal government. To stay up to date, please register with www.grants.gov and request notifications about funding opportunities. If you have suggestions or questions, please contact our Constituent Affairs and Community Liaison, Ms. Michelle Coldwell at Michelle.Coldwell@mail.house.gov.

 
 
 

Grants Awarded in CD9 and Arizona

U.S. Department of Justice

Childhelp, Inc. awarded $466,167 for Enhancing Community Responses to the Opioid Crisis

This grant will be used to improve and expand comprehensive advocacy, treatment, and support services to child victims of the opioid crisis.

The Southwest Indigenous Women’s Coalition awarded $373,037 for the Support Tribal Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Coalitions Grant Program

This grant will be used to increase awareness of domestic violence and sexual assault against Indigenous women, provide training and technical assistance to judicial and law enforcement to encourage appropriate responses to sexual assault cases, and to train local sexual assault programs and other providers of direct services for sexual assault victims.

The Arizona Criminal Justice Commission awarded $416, 132 for the Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program

This grant will be used for training and educational opportunities, personnel overtime, purchasing new and innovative technology, and laboratory certification fees in order to address the opioid epidemic.

The Tucson Police Department Crime Laboratory awarded $964,548 for the Forensic DNA Laboratory Efficiency Improvement and Capacity Enhancement Program

This grant will be used to hire two support personnel to perform latent print processing, swabbing and sampling of evidence to forward to Latent Print Examiners and biological samples to a DNA analyst. Additionally, the grant will provide for the hiring of a DNA analyst dedicated to property crime and a DNA analyst to perform reviews of DNA cases.

The University of Arizona awarded $278,972 for their Wrongful Conviction Clinic

This grant will be used to hire an Assistant Director to review postconviction cases where DNA could prove innocence, test DNA in cases Tucson Police Department crime lab previously conducted hair microscopy, seek DNA testing in cases awaiting review, and to cover the costs of investigation.

National Science Foundation

ASU’s Dr. Lauren Keeler awarded $109,223 for the Belmont Forum Collaborative Research Food-Water-Energy Nexus

This grant will be used to develop an approach to produce innovative solutions to the Food-Water-Energy challenges that are sustainable both locally and globally. This approach will be developed by using Living Labs in Austria, Brazil, Germany Netherlands, South Africa, Sweden and the US.

ASU’s Dr. Mikhail Chester awarded $1,500,000 for Community-Based Automated Information for Urban Flooding

This grant will be used to develop the Integrated Flood Stage Observation Network (IFSON). This system will be able to use information from cameras, smartphone apps, and social media to assess risk and communicate that risk in real time.

 

 


Grant Opportunities

Department of Health and Human Services

Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program

This grant is to support eligible hospitals in meeting value-based payment and care goals for their respective organizations, through purchases of hardware, software and training.

Click here to learn more.

Pragmatic Research in Healthcare Settings to Improve Diabetes and Obesity Prevention and Care

This grant is to test innovative approaches to improve diabetes and obesity prevention and/or treatment in healthcare settings where individuals receive their medical care.

Click here to learn more.

Department of Defense

HIV/AIDS Prevention Program

This grant’s goal is to maximize program impact by focusing on the drivers of the HIV epidemic specific to the military and to support the development of interventions and programs that address these issues.

Click here to learn more.

Department of Agriculture

TAT Grant Program

This grant is to be used to pay expenses associated with providing technical assistance and/or training (TAT) to identify and evaluate solutions to water problems relating to source, storage, treatment, or distribution and to identify and evaluate solutions to waste problems relating to collection, treatment, or disposal.

Click here to learn more.

National Science Foundation

Understanding the Rules of Life: Epigenetics

This grant will be used to enable innovative research and to promote multidisciplinary education and workforce training in the broad area of epigenetics.

Click here to learn more.

 

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