Featured Funding Opportunities and Grant Assistance:
Congressman Tonko’s office invites you to participate in a USDA Rural Development workshop: Friday, August 4th, 1-3 PM at New Scotland Town Hall, 2029 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands. Staff from USDA Rural Development will lead the workshop, focusing on available programs that your community may be eligible for, including application details and program deadlines, as well as answer questions. There is no charge for the workshop, but RSVP is encouraged. Please email Chris Stewart at USDA to register, firstname.lastname@example.org.
FEMA Assistance to Firefighters Grant Workshop – Tuesday, August 22, 6:00 to 7:30 pm, Midway Fire Department, 1956 Central Avenue, Albany OR Wednesday, August 23, 3:00 to 4:30 pm, Clifton Park Fire Department, 38 Old Rte. 146, Clifton Park. This workshop will help potential applicants understand the AFG Program and its funding priorities. AFG Regional Representatives will discuss funding priorities, funding opportunities, evaluation criteria, SAM.gov registration, and answer questions. There is no charge for this workshop. Choose one date. Please call Congressman Tonko’s Albany Office to register, 518-465-0700.
The 19th Annual HHS SBIR/STTR Conference will commence Tuesday, November 7, 2017 and conclude Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Hilton Milwaukee Conference Center. This three-day event is designed to educate attendees about America’s Largest Seed Fund and how to access federal resources, develop competitive proposals, and secure awards. With almost $1 billion dollars of annual HHS funding, this is one of the largest sources of early-stage capital for technology commercialization in the United States. This conference is relevant to a diverse audience, including biomedical entrepreneurs; principal investigators; grants and contracts administrators; and industry partners and investors. Representatives from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Small Business Administration (SBA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Administration for Community Living (ACL), and HHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) will be present to give presentations and answer questions during one-on-one meetings. Click here for more information and to register.
HHS SBIR Contract Now Requires Electronic Submission! - The NIH and CDC SBIR Contract (PHS 2018-1) has been released! All proposals are due by October 20, 2017, 5:00 PM EDT. Please follow the directions in the solicitation very carefully. You must respond exactly to a topic in the solicitation.
Submission Process: There is a new electronic submission process for all proposals. Applicants must use the Contract Proposal Submission (eCPS) website to submit their proposal. No other method of proposal submission is permitted. Instructions for electronic submission are provided in the solicitation.
Pre-proposal webinar: We will also have a pre-proposal conference, via webinar, on August 15, 2017 at 2:00 PM EDT. This informational webinar will discuss the PHS 2018-1 solicitation, electronic contract proposal submission (eCPS) website, and topics. Register for the webinar!
Please check NOT-OD-17-089 or topics, contracting officer contact information and other details. You can also find the SBIR contract solicitation link on our Funding page and on FedBizOpps.
Those interested in the PHS small business research GRANT programs, where investigator-initiated research ideas are encouraged, should use the SBIR (PA-16-302) and STTR (PA-16-303) Omnibus solicitations. You can find solicitation links on our Funding page. To understand better the differences between grants and contracts, view the Apply page.
The latest issue of Foundation Center Education Funding Watch is now available.
The Weekly NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices, NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts, 7-28-2017 Edition is now available.
The Weekly NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices, NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts, 7-21-2017 Edition is now available.
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