Federal Funding for STEM Education Projects

Federal Funding for STEM Education Projects

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The below list provides information about STEM education funding opportunities for research, development and evalutaion projects, including organizations such at he National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, the Department of Education, the Institute for Museum and Library Services, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. For a downloadable version, click the link under file attachments. 

 

Funding Opportunities for R&D and Evaluation of Education Interventions and Products Across the Federal Government

 

Last Updated June 2019

 

Program

Key Information

Timeline

POC

ED

ED/IES SBIR – Small Business Innovation Research

$1.1M to for-profit firms for R&D and evaluation of innovative commercially viable ed-tech products for students, teachers, and administrators, across many areas in education and special education.

Next RFP winter 2020

Edward.Metz@ed.gov

ED

IES Research Grants Program

$1.4M to $3.3M (mainly to universities or non-profits) for basic research, R&D of interventions and assessments, and evaluation across many topics in education.

Next RFA early summer 2019

Edward.Metz@ed.gov

ED

IES Special Education  Grants Program

$1.4M to $3.3M (mainly to universities or non-profits) for basic research, R&D of interventions and assessments, and evaluation across many topics in special education.

Next RFA early summer 2019

Sarah.Brasiel@ed.gov

ED

Ready to Learn Television

$27M for public telecommunications entities to create and distribute educational television and digital media for children ages 2-8, especially those from low-income households.

Next RFA late spring 2020

Brian.Lekander@ed.gov

ED

OSEP

Stepping Up Technology Implementation

$1.5M (3 grants, $500,000 each per year/5 years) to effectively implement research-based technology tools that benefit students with disabilities and develop and disseminate products for a broad range of schools. 

Next RFA late Spring 2019

Terry.Jackson@ed.gov

ED

OSEP

National Center on Accessible Educational Materials for Learning

 $1.2M per year for 5 years to 

provide TA to increase the capacity of stakeholders to use AEM and related technologies. 

Next RFA late Spring 2019

Tara.Courchaine@ed.gov

NIH

Omnibus Solicitation for Small Business Innovation Research Grant Applications

$1.75M for IDM STEM resources that address P-12 student career choice or health and medicine topics for the community

OPEN NOW 9/5/19.  Next  FOA late fall 2019.  Due dates Jan 5, Apr 5, Sept 5 each year

Tony Beck

Beckl@mail.nih.gov

NIH

Interactive Digital Media STEM  (SBIR/STTR)

$1.75M for IDM STEM resources that address P-12 student career choice or health and medicine topics for the community.

OPEN NOW Application due date 9/5/19.  Next FOA late fall 2019

Tony Beck

Beckl@mail.nih.gov

NIH

Science Education Partnership Award

$1.35M/5 years for: development of innovative educational activities for P-12 teachers and students or interactive science center/museum health exhibits. 

OPEN NOW until July 9, 2019.  Next FOA late fall 2019

Tony Beck

Beckl@mail.nih.gov

IMLS

Museums for America

$5 to $250K for projects that strengthen the ability of an individual museum to serve its public. Lifelong Learning category

Next NOFO

Summer 2019

Helen Wechsler

hwechsler@imls.gov

IMLS

National Leadership Program

$50K to $1M for projects that address critical needs of the museum field and that have the potential to advance practice in the profession so that museums can improve services for the American public. Digital Platforms and Applications category.

Next NOFO

Summer 2019

Helen Wechsler

hwechsler@imls.gov

NEH

Digital Projects for the Public

$30,000 - $300,000 to supports projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats. The projects must be designed to attract broad public audiences and incorporate sound humanities scholarship.

Next Deadline: 06/12/19

Jeff Hardwick; jhardwick@neh.gov

Marc Ruppel; mruppel@neh.gov

NSF

ITEST

Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers

ITEST is an applied research and development program providing direct student learning opportunities in pre-kindergarten through high school. ITEST seeks proposals that pursue innovative instructional approaches and practices.

Next Deadline 8/19/19

DRLITEST@nsf.gov 

NSF

DRK-12

Discovery Research PreK-12

DRK-12 seeks to enhance the learning and teaching of STEM by preK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of STEM education innovations and approaches.

Next Deadline 11/13/19

drldrk12@nsf.gov

 

 

NSF


AISL

Advancing Informal STEM Learning

 

The AISL program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal environments.

Next Deadline 11/6/19

drlaisl@nsf.gov

 

NSF

SBIR Program

 $1.5M for early stage R&D of innovation education technology products.

June & December submissions

Rajesh Mehta; rmehta@nsf.gov

NSF

ECR

EHR Core Research

ECR Core invites proposals for fundamental research (basic research or use-inspired basic research) that advances knowledge in one or more of the three Research Tracks: STEM Learning and Learning Environments, Research on Broadening Participation in STEM fields, and Research on STEM Workforce Development

Next Deadline 10/3/19

ECR@nsf.gov

NSF

ECR: BCSER: EHR Core Research (ECR): Building Capacity in STEM

ECR: BCSER supports activities that enable early and mid-career researchers to acquire the requisite expertise and skills to conduct rigorous fundamental research in STEM education.

Next Deadline 6/7/19

ECRBCSER@nsf.gov

NSF

CSforAll: RPP

Computer Science for All  

This program aims to provide all U.S. students the opportunity to participate in computer science (CS) and computational thinking (CT) education in their schools at the preK-12 levels. This solicitation focuses on researcher-practitioner partnerships (RPPs) that foster the research and development needed to bring CS and CT to all schools.

Next deadline

2/11/20

Karen King

kking@nsf.gov

NSF

Cyberlearning for Work at the Human-Technology Frontier

Funds exploratory and synergistic research in learning technologies to prepare learners to excel in work at the human-technology frontier. 

Next deadline

1/13/20

Cyberlearning-WHTF@nsf.gov

HHS/ACL/NIDILRR

SBIR

Offers 6-month $100K Phase I grants and 2-year $575K Phase II to for-profit U.S. businesses to R&D innovative commercially viable products and services designed to meet the needs of individuals with all types of disabilities across the age span.

Next RFA: mid-fall

Brian.Bard@acl.hhs.gov

 

This material was provided by Dr. Robert Russell, Program Officer with the National Science Foundation. These details are for informational use only - all individuals accessing this webpage are responsible for confirming the accuracy of the information and programs provided.