Grant Opportunities 10-28-13

October 28, 2013

By , Government Grants Coordinator 831-459-1644

Upcoming Deadlines

CDFA-Specialty Crop Block Grant Program:                        Concept Papers:         December 6, 2013
IIE-Global Innovation Initiative:                                                                     December 16, 2013

American Psychological Foundation-Pearson Early Career Grant:              December 13, 2013
SSRC- JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships:                                                                        December 1, 2013


Frederick Douglass Institute, Pre & Post-Doctoral Fellowship:                     December 31, 2013
PEO- International Peace Scholarship Fund:                                                 December 15, 2013


Funding Source:         CDFA
Title:                            Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
Program:                     The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is pleased to announce a competitive solicitation process to award 2014 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) funds for proposals that solely enhance the competitiveness of California specialty crops. Specialty crops are fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops (including floriculture).
Deadline:                    Concept Papers:         December 6, 2013

Funding Source:         Institute of International Education
Title:                            Global Innovation Initiative
Program:                     The Global Innovation Initiative is a joint effort of the United States and the United Kingdom to strengthen global multilateral collaboration through grants to university consortia focusing on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-related issues of global significance that foster cutting-edge multinational research and strengthen institutional international partnerships.
Deadline:                    December 16, 2013


Funding Source:         American Psychological Foundation
Title:                            Pearson Early Career Grant
Program:                     The program's goals are to support psychology's efforts to improve areas of critical need in society, including but not limited to innovative scientifically based clinical work with serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, incarcerated or homeless individuals, children with serious emotional disturbance (SED) and adults with serious mental illness (SMI); and to encourage early career psychologists to devote their careers to under-served populations.
Deadline:                    December 13, 2013


Funding Source:         Social Science Research Council
Title:                            JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowships
Program:                     Supports short and long term postdoctoral research in Japan. Research can be carried out in Japan, the United States, and/or other countries. Projects must include work with colleagues and resources in Japan and propose a single, continuous stay in Japan from 3-11 months or 12-24 months.
Deadline:                    December 1, 2013


Funding Source:         University of Rochester
Title:                            Frederick Douglass Institute, Pre & Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Program:                     One postdoctoral and one predoctoral fellowship will be awarded annually to an applicant in a field related to the African and African-American experience. The postdoctoral fellowship supports the completion of a research project for one academic year while the predoctoral fellowship requires the graduate student to work with the Institute's Director in organizing colloquium, lectures, and other events with no teaching obligation.
Deadline:                    December 31, 2013

Funding Source:         Philanthropic and Educational Organization for Women
Title:                            International Peace Scholarship Fund
Program:                     Grants for women, from all countries (except U.S. and Canadian citizens), to pursue full-time graduate studies in the United States and Canada. Scholars must plan to return to their countries on completion of their degree program.
Deadline:                    December 15, 2013