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Limited Competitions Registry             Help

 The Limited Competitions Registry is a database of active RFPís for limited competitions, (RFPís for which the University may submit only a certain number of proposals). Investigators who wish to be considered for a limited competition must sign up through the Registry (PARS login and password required). Please consult UMaineís policy on Limited Competitions (PDF) for more details. 
Entries are listed alphabetically by Sponsor. If you cannot find a particular limited competition please contact Bobby MacLeod (robert.macleod@maine.edu).
The Funding Opportunities Calendar has been retired in favor of PIVOT (formerly Community of Science), a comprehensive funding resource available to the UMaine community courtesy of Fogler Library.
                            Deadlines
     UMaine      Notice of Intent    Full Proposal                Sponsor and Funding Level
   5/4/2017                N/A                   7/3/2017         American Diabetes Association:    2017 - Pathway to Stop Diabetes                  
Sponsor Website:    http://www.diabetes.org/pathway/program/nominations.html
LIMITED to 1 Proposal- click for details
Pathway seeks exceptional nominees from a broad range of disciplines, including medicine, biology, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics. The Association encourages nomination of individuals from diverse backgrounds, including minorities that are underrepresented in research. For the purposes of this program, underrepresented minorities are defined as individuals of African American, Hispanic or Latino, American Indian or Alaskan Native, and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander descent. Candidates will be identified through nominations from U.S.-accredited academic and nonprofit research institutions.  

   8/1/2018                N/A                   10/1/2018         Davis Educational Foundation:    2018 Award Competition                  
Sponsor Website:    http://www.davisfoundations.org/site/educational.asp
LIMITED to 1 Proposal- click for details
Supports the undergraduate programs of public and private, regionally accredited, baccalaureate degree granting colleges and universities throughout the six New England states. UMaine currently has an active Davis Educational Foundation award. The next award cycle UMaine is eligible to apply for is 10/1/18. If you are interested in applying for this opportunity please contact Shane Moeykens, Maine EPSCoR, (581-3399, shane.moeykens@maine.edu)

   6/11/2018                N/A                   8/10/2018         Davis Family Foundation:    2018 Grants                  
Sponsor Website:    http://www.davisfoundations.org/site/family.asp
LIMITED to 1 Proposal- click for details
Foundation provides support for three types of charitable organizations: Educational Organizations, Medical Organizations and Cultural and Arts Organizations.  Four submission deadlines per year: Feb 10, May 10, Aug 10 and Nov 10. UMaine has a current DEF award, the next submission deadline UMaine is eligible to apply for is 8/10/18. The Foundation discourages organizations that receive a grant from submitting subsequent requests within 24 months. In addition, declined applicants should not submit a request for the same project within 12 months.If you are interested in applying for this opportunity please contact Shane Moeykens, Maine EPSCoR, (581-3399, shane.moeykens@maine.edu)

   7/15/2016           9/14/2016              4/24/2017         National Science Foundation: NSF 16-571  Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)                  $8-12M/8-12 awards
Sponsor Website:    http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2016/nsf16571/nsf16571.htm
LIMITED to 1 Proposal/ CLOSED click for status
Program supports high quality projects in which advances in research and education could not occur without international collaboration. PIRE seeks to catalyze a higher level of international engagement in the U.S. science and engineering community. 

   11/18/2016                N/A                   2/28/2017         National Science Foundation: NSF 17-509  EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 4: EPSCoR Research Fellows (RII Track-4)                  
Sponsor Website:    https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17509/nsf17509.htm
LIMITED to 3 Proposals/ CLOSED click for status
RII Track-4 provides opportunities for non-tenured investigators to further develop their individual research potential through extended collaborative visits to the nationís premier private, governmental, or academic research centers. 

   2/10/2017           2/14/2017              5/16/2017         National Science Foundation: NSF 17-522  Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES)                  
Sponsor Website:    https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17522/nsf17522.htm
LIMITED to 1 Proposal/ CLOSED click for status
This initiative seeks to improve collaborative efforts aimed at enhancing the preparation, increasing the participation, and ensuring the contributions of individuals from groups that have traditionally been underrepresented and underserved in the STEM enterprise: women, persons with disabilities, African Americans/Blacks, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, Native Pacific Islanders, and persons from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. 

   1/18/2017                N/A                   3/1/2017         The Next Generation Foundation of Maine:    2017 Grant Cycle                  
Sponsor Website:    http://www.mainenextgen.org
LIMITED to 1 Proposal/ CLOSED click for status
We fund capital projects, seed endowments, and help launch new programs in the areas listed. 

 

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