Research

This page is a regularly updated list of potential funding opportunities related to “smart cities.” To recommend additional search terms or outlets to watch for funding, please contact Matthew Wyndham.

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For projects in Minnesota, see opportunities issued by the

Metropolitan Council.
Funding possibilities listed under Communities, and Transportation.

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Don’t forget the NSF Conference funding opportunity: Dear Colleague Letter: Conference Proposals on Concepts for Advancing Sustainable Urban Systems (SUS) Research Networks. See also Smart and connected Communities opportunity below, listed under NSF.

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NEW: NSF Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) (Research Partnerships (PFI-RP) track). One per Institution.
See: here
UW Internal Competition Application Instructions
APPLICATIONS FOR INTERNAL REVIEW
To submit your application, follow this link: UW Link
Please include the following information:
• Cover Sheet including team members, partners
• CV
• 3 page description of how your program meets the goals of the solicitation

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There is also the new AARP Community Challenge for More Livable Communities funding possibility. Its a new opportunity for short term grants -click here.

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The Kresge Foundation has a Health opportunity – see here.

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Finally, the MacArthur Foundation has a new round of their 100&Change competition, through which a grant of $100 million will be awarded to help address a critical social challenge.

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BELOW:
Opportunities are organized by NSF, Other Agencies, and Foundations.

NSF Grants Only

Other Agencies Opportunities

Date Added Agency Ref # Focus/Title Funding (M) Full Proposal Web
05/12/2018 ARPA-E $4 Million ARPA-E Grid Optimization Competition 0,00 https://gocompetition.energy.gov/?utm_source=WEI+Faculty+Affiliates&utm_campaign=2662f790a7-Funding_Opportunities_Weekly_12_22_2017_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c3e232cd3a-2662f790a7-555114029
05/12/2018 ARPA-E OPEN Solicitation 2018 0,00 16/02/2019 https://arpa-e-foa.energy.gov/?utm_source=WEI+Faculty+Affiliates&utm_campaign=2662f790a7-Funding_Opportunities_Weekly_12_22_2017_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c3e232cd3a-2662f790a7-555114029#FoaIded06b7da-00fc-49eb-9ac0-22e052e62640
17/12/2018 DOE ID 187132 Energy-Water Desalination Hub 0,00 07/02/2019 https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/#FoaId4f2ad83a-6f54-4458-97d8-94e748cb2f14
13/02/2019 DOE DE-FOA-0002008: Notice of Intent to Issue Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0001960 entitled "Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute: Cybersecurity in Energy Efficient Manufacturing” https://eere-exchange.energy.gov/FileContent.aspx?FileID=352b72c3-fa7b-4cec-8c35-f143829189c0
21/02/2019 DOI BOR-DO-19-F004 WaterSMART Grants: Water and Energy Efficiency Grants for Fiscal Year 2019 0,00 19/03/2019 https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=312533
05/03/2019 NASA ROSES 2018 Carbon Monitoring System 0,00 26/03/2019 https://nspires.nasaprs.com/external/solicitations/summary!init.do?solId={45A77699-9B54-8B78-4900-F6EA75A589FE}&path=open
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Date Added Agency Ref # Focus/Title Funding (M) Full Proposal Web

Foundations