National and Federal Opportunities for the week ending February 25, 2022

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HBCU Events!

Upcoming Virtual Opportunities

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U.S. Department of Education

2022 Ronald E. McNair Post baccalaureate Achievement (McNair) Program (Pre-Application Webinar)

In preparation for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement (McNair) Program competition, the Student Service Division will conduct 10 pre-application webinars.  The webinars will take place starting March 7, 2022 through March 11, 2022.  The webinars will be conducted virtually at 10:00 a.m. eastern time and again at 2:00 p.m. eastern time each day.

Registration for the webinars and access to the webinars is available at the following link:

This registration link will allow you to select the session(s) you would like to join.  Once registered, you will be provided unique links to join your selected sessions.

In addition, the U.S. Department of Education will host two webinars on the mechanics of the application submittal process.  These sessions have been specifically designed to provide information on how to submit the application using and other submission tips.   Additional information will be forthcoming on accessing these sessions.

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Federal Aviation Administration

Join the FAA for Women’s History Month events as we continue to build the future of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility at the FAA!

Tuesday, March 1 – Breaking Barriers: Building a Foundation of Hope for the Next Generation 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern Youtube Link:

Join us as we celebrate Women’s History Month by highlighting female astronauts and others in space exploration. These powerhouse women will be talking about their backgrounds and how they reached their dreams in aerospace.

Wednesday, March 2 – Why Should I Work for the FAA? 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern YouTube Link:

Working for FAA is not only exciting because of our influence on aviation and aerospace, but we offer great benefits like career development programs, child care subsidy, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, and much more! Join us as we share with you “Why You Should Work for the FAA”. Join us and bring your children, students, or anyone that you want to shape the aerospace of tomorrow.

Thursday, March 3 – How to Create Diversity in Women’s Leadership 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern Youtube Link:

This will be an engaging conversation with dynamic women who lead in various functions and at varying levels across the FAA.

Join us and get inspired by these women of action, who break glass ceilings, create a more inclusive, creative, and innovative environment for not just their employees, but for everyone in the aerospace community.

Monday, March 7 – FAA Virtual Career Fair 11:00am to 3:00pm Eastern Learn more and register to reserve your spot

Explore career opportunities in the fields of Engineering, Information Technology, Aviation Safety and many others.  Please share this opportunity!

Wednesday, March 23 – Words Matter: Creating Inclusive Language in Aerospace 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern Youtube Link:

This will be an engaging conversation with dynamic women who lead in various functions and at varying levels across the FAA. Join us, get inspired, and connect with ladies of action, taking action to break glass ceilings, create a more inclusive, creative, and innovative environment for everyone in the aerospace community.

Virtual Mock Interviews: Practice Makes Perfect

Learn how to succeed in behavior based interviews. Practice live interviews with FAA hiring managers for all FAA positions.

As with every skill, talent, and expertise, the more you do it, the better you will be at it. Yes, practice makes perfect—particularly with job interviews. Let us help you formulate smart answers and show you how to turn your weak spots into strengths.

If you require reasonable accommodations or have additional questions, contact us via e-mail

  • Wednesday, March 9 – Session focused on technical positions 2:00pm – 4:00pm Eastern
  • Thursday, March 10 – Session focused on support positions 2:00pm – 4:00pm Eastern
  • Tuesday, March 15 – Session focused on accessibility

This event will focus on accessibility hiring for Persons with Disabilities and Persons with Targeted Disabilities. 2:00pm – 4:00pm Eastern

Zoom Webinar Details for all sessions Passcode: GIOIA


Internal Revenue Service

During the month of March 2022, several divisions from the Internal Revenue Service (including W&I, SBSE, LB&I, IT, RAAS, TAS, Appeals, Chief Counsel, TEGE, HCO) will be hosting information sessions every Thursday highlighting different IRS positions each session, which we anticipate multiple openings nationwide in FY2022.

To register for one of these sessions, please see the attached or RSVP using one of the links below.  Please note that capacity is limited for these sessions, so we advise you to register early. Sessions will be held via Zoom, every Thursday from 4:00pm to 6:00pm Eastern Standard Time to discuss the following positions:

Date and Times


Registration link

March 10, 2022 @4:00

IRS information sessions for HBCUs & Alumni-IT, legal & criminal investigation careers

March 17, 2022 @4:00

IRS information session for HBCUs & Alumni- HR & Business Administration careers

March 24, 2022 @4:00

IRS information session for HBCUs and Alumni about STEM careers

March 29, 2022 @4:00

IRS information session for HBCUs & Alumni-Tax Compliance & Appeals careers

March 31, 2022 @4:00

IRS information session for HBCUs & Alumni Hiring Process & Resume tips

Click here to learn more about our organization and some of our positions.

Student Opportunities!


Calling all HBCU Students!

The Initiative is partnering with HP on an amazing opportunity for HBCU students! The Future of Work Academy (FOWA) presented by HP and Microsoft is an annual HBCU Technology Conference for students to learn emerging tech skill and network with leaders! This conference is open to ALL MAJORS.

JOIN US!! In preparation for the FOWA symposium that will happen later this year;  the Initiative and HP will be hosting two informational sessions for HBCU students. The informational sessions will take place on , Monday, March 21st and Thursday, March 24th at 5:00PM, ET. More information is attached and below!

HPs Future of Work Academy (FOWA)

  • FREE EVENT, registration is required!
  • Opportunity to explore the various and diverse opportunities in Tech!
  • FOWA is a two-day symposium focused on career readiness skills and career path exploration topic!
  • There will be 4 student competitions around different career path skills with pre-conference learning journeys!
  • Students who participate in the FOWA competitions will receive fabulous prizes!

If you are interested in joining one of our informational sessions, please email:

FOWA student ambassadors

Calling for HBCU Campus Ambassadors! The Initiative and HP are looking for HBCU student leaders! Campus ambassadors will be HPs student voice on campus and at the FOWA conference. HP Campus Ambassadors will serve as the student point of contact for HP and will help disseminate important information and resources to their fellow students.

If you are interested in working with HP as a Campus Ambassador, please send an email to !!! We will give more information about the role of campus ambassador in our informational sessions. An invitation will be sent to you once interest is expressed!

For now, I have provided the application link below for your review and completion! HP Campus Ambassador Application Link à HERE

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2022 HBCU Scholar Application NOW AVAILABLE!!

The White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence and Economic Development through Historically Black Colleges and Universities (Initiative) is excited to announce the release of our 2022 HBCU Scholar Recognition Program Application.

Our nomination period is open now until, March 22, 2022. We are looking for the best and brightest HBCU student leaders to participate in this prestigious program! This highly competitive recognition program is open to current HBCU students of all majors and classifications. Students accepted into the program will work with the Initiative for one academic school year and be immersed in an intensive experience working closely with one another and Initiative partners from wide range of disciplines.

More information on the Initiatives recognition program and application requirements can be found by accessing the link below.

Link to 2022 HBCU Scholar Application and site: White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity through Historically Black Colleges and Universities


Learn the Value of AmeriCorps Service

Interested in addressing local challenges in communities across the country while developing job skills and earning money for school?

Join us for a virtual information session to find out if a year or summer as an AmeriCorps member serving with the VISTA program could be right for you. We’ll share service opportunities, benefits, requirements, and more.

AmeriCorps VISTA: Get the Basics

Wednesday, March 2, 2-3 p.m. ET


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U.S. Department of Energy

Awareness, Interest and Access: Pacific Northwest National Library (PNNL) , March 15, 2022, 2-3:30PM, ET

Join this virtual Technical Assistance information session featuring PNNL! You will learn best practices to access opportunities, partnerships, internships, fellowships, postdoctoral assignments, and faculty collaborations.

Representatives from PNNL will walk through application and opportunities in real-time to make the application process easier for you!

Registration and Calendar of Energy Events: Calendar of Events | Department of Energy


U.S. Department of Energy

DOE’s Office of Science is now Accepting Applications for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Awards

Students Will Perform Graduate Thesis Research at National Laboratories, The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science is pleased to announce that the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program is now accepting applications for the 2022 Solicitation 1 cycle.  Applications are due 5:00pm Eastern Time on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.

The SCGSR program supports awards to outstanding U.S. graduate students to conduct part of their graduate thesis research at a DOE national laboratory or host site in collaboration with a DOE laboratory scientist — with the goal of preparing graduate students for scientific and technical careers critically important to the DOE Office of Science mission. The research opportunity is expected to advance the graduate students’ overall graduate theses while providing access to the expertise, resources, and capabilities available at the host DOE laboratories. SCGSR is open to current Ph.D. students in qualified graduate programs at accredited U.S. academic institutions, who are conducting their graduate thesis research in targeted areas of importance to the DOE Office of Science. Since its inception in 2014, the SCGSR program has provided support to over 780 graduate awardees from more than 150 different U.S. universities to conduct thesis research at all 17 DOE national laboratories across the nation.

The SCGSR program is sponsored and managed by the DOE Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists, in collaboration with the eight Office of Science research and advanced technology program offices and the DOE national laboratories/facilities. Program administration support is provided by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). More information can be found at

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Minority Educational Institution Student Partnership Program (MEISPP)

Department of Energy Summer Internships, Student Stipend

  • Undergraduate- $650.00/ week
  • Graduate- $750.00/week
  • Housing- $240.00/week and up
  • Travel Allowance-up to $1,000.00.

Deadline: March 31, 2022
February 16th
March 8th
Department of Energy Summer Internships

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Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation invites college students to join us for a four-part webinar series this spring semester, featuring interactive conversations with leaders in the field of historic preservation, as well as inspirational individuals who are engaged in preserving, restoring, interpreting, and discussing the history and heritage of African Americans in the United States through the power of historic sites.

To register for one or more of our FREE webinars, just click on the following link:

  • March 30, 2 p.m. ET –Preserving African American Burial Sites
  • April 27, 5 p.m. ET- Natural Disasters and Their Threat to Historic Preservation

To register for one or more of our FREE webinars, just click on the following link:

 Employment Opportunities!

Job opportunity with the Information Technology Industry Council

The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) is seeking a Director/Senior Director of Policy (Telecommunications). This is a full time, regular employment opportunity located in Washington, DC. This position is currently remote with flexible telecommute options. See full description.

About the Director/Senior Director, Policy (Telecommunications)

The Director/Senior Director of Policy will drive the development and advocacy of ITI’s telecommunications policy positions and lead international policy development and advocacy on these issues. A bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of three years of experience developing and implementing relevant policy issues is required.

The job announcement is attached. Resumes can be submitted to the link here: or emailed to

About the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI)

The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) is the premier advocacy and policy organization for the world’s leading innovation companies.  ITI advocates for public policies that advance innovation, open markets, and enable the transformational economic, societal, and commercial opportunities that our companies are creating.

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U.S. Department of Labor

Department of Labor Job Opportunities, Office of the Solicitor, Supervisory Trial Attorney, Washington, DC

The United States Department of Labor (DOL), Office of the Solicitor seeks an experienced attorney to join the Division of Black Lung and Longshore Legal Services (BLLLS). The Office of the Solicitor’s mission is to meet the legal service demands of the Department of Labor to ensure that federal labor laws are forcefully and fairly applied to protect workers.  We are recruiting at the GS-15 grade level.

The Division of Black Lung and Longshore Legal Services (BLLLS) provides legal services in connection with federal statutes that afford benefits to certain workers who are injured or die as a result of their employment, and to the survivors of those workers. These statutes, which are administered by the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP), are:  The Black Lung Benefits Act; and The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, as well as its extensions, including the Defense Base Act and Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act.  Our website is:

More details on the position, qualifications requirements, and the application process are set forth in the vacancy announcement, EX-22-SOL-13, which is available through the following USAJOBS link:

The deadline for submitting applications is Tuesday, March 15, 2022. We encourage anyone interested in the position to apply.  Interested persons can also obtain information about working at SOL through the new “SOL Ambassadors Program” (

National and Federal Opportunities!

Health Equity Research Network (HERN) on Disparities in Maternal-Infant Health Outcomes

Submit your pre-proposal by Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 3 pm Central Time The American Heart Association (AHA) has committed $20 million to establish a Health Equity Research Network — an opportunity to significantly advance our understanding of the factors underlying the disproportionate impact of maternal mortality and morbidity on Black women, Native American women, and those living in rural areas. Because heart and vascular issues account for about half of these deaths, the AHA is uniquely positioned to address this critical issue. Among the unique features of this grant mechanism:

  •  Focus on population(s) with documented disparities
  • Applicant teams will submit 3-5 projects
  • At least one project must incorporate the use of community-based participatory research (CBPR) into its research design.
  • Network proposals must originate from academic institutions that focus on educating individuals from groups who are under-represented in science

OR must partner with an institution focused on educating or serving under-represented individuals and communities (i.e., institution of higher learning focused on the education of Black/Hispanic/American Indian/non-White students or non-profit community hospital or other research/care institution that serves an underrepresented population).

Pre-proposals are due via email to and must use the template provided.
Invited full proposals will be due by Thursday, April 21, 2022, 3 pm Central Time.

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U.S. Department of Labor

DOL Announces $113 million Apprenticeship Building America (ABA) Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). FOA-ETA-22-06

Secretary Walsh announced today the availability of $113 million for the Apprenticeship Building America (ABA) grant program to support the expansion, modernization and diversification of Registered Apprenticeship programs (RAPs).  ABA grants will accelerate the Administration’s goals and priorities for an equitable economic recovery post-COVID-19 pandemic by connecting more Americans to good jobs and careers in priority industry sectors, including those industries impacted by the pandemic, such as transportation and other occupations and industries in the critical supply chain.

Of the $113,000,000 in grants funds available for ABA, the Department intends to fund up to $50,000,000, in aggregate across all grant categories, for projects primarily focused on equity partnerships and pre-apprenticeship activities.  The Department expects to fund 20 to 30 grants, with varying funding ranges based on grant categories.

  • Category 1: State Apprenticeship System Building and Modernization: up to $4 million;
  • Category 2: Expansion of RAP Opportunities for Youth: up to $5 million;
  • Category 3: Ensuring Equitable RAP Pathways Through Pre-apprenticeship Leading to RAP Enrollment and Equity Partnerships: up to $3 million;
  • Category 4: Registered Apprenticeship Hubs: up to $6 million for projects with a local/regional or statewide geographic scope; and up to $8 million for projects with a national geographic scope.

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) Link and Application Due Date:  The ABA FOA (FOA-ETA-22-06) is available on and   The closing date for receipt of applications under this Announcement is April 25, 2022.  An ABA FOA frequently asked questions (FAQ) and prospective applicant webinar will also be posted no later than March 15, 2022, at the link identified in the FOA.

Program Goals:  The ABA grant program will support, through a coordinated national investment strategy, a strengthened and modernized RAP system centered on equity that advances the Administration’s goals and priorities for an inclusive economic recovery by connecting more Americans to good jobs and careers, especially in high growth, in-demand industry sectors.  ABA grantees will work with a range of partners to support the development of the Registered Apprenticeship ecosystem and meet the following goals:

  1. State Apprenticeship System Building and Modernization: Grantees will coordinate RAP expansion and system building efforts at a state level across a wide array of industry sectors with employers, labor organizations, educational institutions, industry groups, joint labor-management partnerships, workforce and apprenticeship intermediaries, community-based organizations, and other non-profit and public sector partners. Grantees will develop strategies to improve coordination efforts around system alignment, data quality and use, program expansion into target industries, and goals and strategies to ensure equity in RAPs, and also facilitate other data sharing, system change, and governance requirements to comply with the law and ensure a strong and modernized Registered Apprenticeship system.
  2. Expand RAP opportunities for youth: Grantees will establish and expand partnerships that commit to expanding RAPs and/or pre-apprenticeship programs that lead to RAP enrollment for youth through coordination with industry, workforce intermediaries, labor organizations, K-12 districts, community colleges, youth-serving and community-based organizations, and other stakeholders.
  3. Ensure equitable RAP pathways through pre-apprenticeship leading to RAP enrollment and equity partnerships:  Grantees will establish and develop equity-centered public-private partnerships with pre-apprenticeships leading to RAP enrollment that aim to increase diversity and equity in apprenticeship for underrepresented populations and underserved communities. Please see Appendix A for a definition on “Equity Partnerships.”
  4. Registered Apprenticeship Hubs:Grantees will establish a Registered Apprenticeship Hub by forming a multi-partner network capable of serving as a RAP sponsor or intermediary with the primary focus of supporting industry’s needs for creating and expanding RAPs in new and emerging sectors and occupations.

Eligible Applicants: Eligible applicants vary by grant category, but broadly include states, cities, municipalities, workforce development entities, community-based organizations, industry groups and associations, labor and joint labor-management partnerships, workforce and apprenticeship intermediaries, educational institutions (e.g., Minority Serving Institutions, Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, school districts, career technical education, alternative, private or traditional high schools), and a consortium of organization lead by an eligible lead entity.

Applicants should refer to the FOA for a full list of eligible applicants for each grant category.

Have questions?  All question on this FOA should be directed to the Grants Management Specialist identified in the FOA, Denise Roach, Grants Management Specialist, Office of Grants Management, at

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Institute for Education Sciences

INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION SCIENCES, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.  JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN THE OFFICE OF SCIENCE: IES’ Office of Science is seeking professionals in education-related fields to join our team. The Office of Science, Standards and Review team is responsible for the scientific peer review of IES reports and for overseeing the scientific peer review of applications to research grant competitions. Information about the Office of Science is available here:

Two excepted service position announcements have been posted on USAJOBS: Education Research Scientist (announcement number IES-2022-0003) and Associate Education Research Scientist (announcement number IES-2022-0004); both are 3-year term appointments with possible 3-year extensions. The Office of Science is particularly interested in mid-career candidates who meet the qualifications described in the Education Research Scientist announcement (

These positions opened on Friday, January 28, 2022, and will close on Monday, February 28, 2022 or as soon as 200 applications have been received, whichever is earlier. If you are interested, please submit your application through USAJOBS as soon as possible.


U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission FY 2022 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Research and Development Grants

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued its Fiscal Year 2022 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Research and Development grants.  The NOFO is now available at and closes on April 5, 2022.  All institutions of higher education are encouraged to apply.  Feel free to forward this message to others that may be interested.

If you have questions regarding grants, please contact:

Nancy Hebron-Isreal; Program Manager, Sr. Grants Administrative Specialist , Program Management, Policy Development and Analysis, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission,; 301-415-6996


U.S. Economic Development  Administration

EDA’s American Rescue Plan Programs, Status update on EDA’s, American Rescue Plan programs

Due to the high volume of applications and interest EDA has received for its six innovative programs funded through the American Rescue Plan, EDA is providing the following status update. EDA strongly recommends any entities actively working on an application to contact their local Economic Development Representative to discuss their region’s availability of funds.

Read more about EDA’s American Rescue Plan programs

EDA seeks additional applications for grants to support research of EDA’s American Rescue Plan, which aim to strengthen regional economies nationwide and support economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

EDA is currently reviewing applications for American Rescue Plan funding and has determined that it has received no or limited applications addressing critical areas of research into the following EDA American Rescue Plan programs – Economic Adjustment Assistance (EAA); Indigenous CommunitiesTravel, Tourism & Outdoor Recreation; and Statewide Planning.

EDA encourages new applications specifically focused on these research areas or entities that have already submitted applications to submit modifications to their proposals to encompass these additional research areas. Click here to view the Notice of Funding Opportunity and to submit an application.

The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. ET March 11.

Research awards – ranging from $200,000 to $600,000 each – should be national in scope and focus on one of the research areas identified above; and will support real-time data collection and understanding of the implementation of an identified American Rescue Plan program. Specifically, EDA is looking to fund research projects that will allow EDA to understand how the full suite of American Rescue Plan funding is being used, identify lessons learned about how the programs are being implemented, and ultimately support, facilitate, and encourage learning in real-time. No matching funds are required. However, provision of match is an evaluation criterion under the Research component and applications that propose matching share may be considered more competitive in the evaluation process.

Awards will provide critical, cutting-edge research and best practices to regional, state, and local practitioners in the economic development field, thereby enhancing understanding and implementation of economic development concepts throughout the country.

EDA will evaluate each application based on:

  • Organizational or applicant capacity and personnel;
  • Strategic approach;
  • Feasibility of the budget and financial match;
  • Feasibility of deliverables and timeline;
  • Sustainability, scalability, and dissemination; and
  • Cross-collaboration with other EDA and/or other economic development partners.

For more information, click here to view a webinar about the EDA American Rescue Plan Research & Networks program. (Webinar PPT slides here – PDF) For more information about EDA’s American Rescue Plan, programs visit: Questions? Email

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The Institute of Education Sciences (IES)

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) is now accepting applications for its “Improving Pandemic Recovery Efforts in Education Agencies” grant program. The program seeks to counteract instructional and learning loss encountered by many learners during the COVID-19 pandemic by establishing two research networks: one examining recovery activities in Pre-K through Grade 12, and the other examining recovery activities in community colleges. IES is particularly interested in supporting research that addresses learning acceleration and recovery for underrepresented student subgroups that were disproportionately affected by COVID-19. Applications will be accepted through March 10, 2022. For more information, refer to the Request for Applications listed here or on

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U.S. Department of Transportation

Funding Opportunities

The Department of Transportation (DOT) currently has three (3) Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFO) that will be open for the next two (2) months. We would like to make sure these NOFOs are circulated to HBCUs located in the following states noted below.  These NOFOs are being announced  to establish and support regional Small Business Transportation Resource Centers (SBTRC) to provide business training, technical assistance, and information to DOT grantees and recipients, prime contractors, and subcontractors.

DOT NOFO Funding Opportunities:

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National Endowment for the Arts

Research Funding Opportunities. Guidelines are available for two funding programs offered through the National Endowment for the Arts’ Office of Research & Analysis:

  • Research Grants in the Arts funds research studies that investigate the value and/or impact of the arts, either as individual components of the U.S. arts ecology or as they interact with each other and/or with other domains of American life. Matching/cost share grants of $10,000 to $100,000 will be awarded.
  • NEA Research Labs funds transdisciplinary research teams grounded in the social and behavioral sciences, yielding empirical insights about the arts for the benefit of arts and non-arts sectors alike. Matching/cost share grants of $100,000 to $200,000 will be awarded. Application guidelines for the present round of funding are available on the Arts Endowment website. The upcoming deadline for both programs is March 28, 2022.
  •  Questions should be directed to the Office of Research & Analysis staff at

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NASA SBIR and STTR 2022 Phase I Program Solicitations

The NASA SBIR and STTR 2022 Phase I Program Solicitations are now open, with proposals due by March 9, 2022, at 5:00 pm ET.

The annual NASA SBIR and STTR Phase I solicitations are your invitation to join a community of NASA experts, small businesses, and research institutions who are researching and developing the technologies of tomorrow. If selected, you could be awarded up to $150,000 to further develop your technology idea. And Phase I is just your start…you can receive up to $1.15 million during your first three years, plus up to nearly $3 million or more through our Post Phase II opportunities. Here are a few tips to help you get started on your submission:

1. Carefully read the solicitation(s) you’re applying to, including:

  • Chapter 2, which has information about how to complete the Small Business Administration (SBA) and registration processes: SBIR | STTR
  • Chapter 9, which contains the Focus Area and Subtopics that you will need to choose from: SBIR | STTR

2. Attend the January 20th “Dissecting the Solicitations” webinar. A recording will be posted on the program’s website if you are unable to attend.

3. Consider applying for the Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Program and/or Technical and Business Assistance (TABA), which help small businesses commercialize their innovations through additional funding and other support. You’ll be able to indicate interest in either one when submitting your proposal.

4. Review other materials available on the NASA SBIR/STTR program website, such as:

  • The Firm Templates, which will get you familiar with required forms
  • The Resource Library, especially the “Preparing for a Phase 1 submission to increase likelihood of award” section We look forward to receiving your proposals by March 9, 2022, at 5:00 pm ET