Limited Submissions

Funding agencies (sponsors) sometimes place limits on the number of letters of intent, pre-proposals or proposals that any one university may submit in response to a funding opportunity announcement (commonly referred to as a Request for Proposals – RFP). The following policy is designed to support an equitable review process while preventing any submission disqualifications due to submissions from The University of Alabama beyond the allowed number.

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Missing Announcements: Despite the best efforts of OSP, not every funding opportunity may be identified. Anyone who wishes to apply to a limited submission opportunity that is not posted below or included in the link to the comprehensive listing in Pivot should email the Limited Submission Coordinator (Angie Shotts at ashotts@research.ua.edu) with the PI’s name, name of the grant competition and a link to the program announcement.

Open Limited Submissions

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Opportunity Title

Internal Deadline(s) and Procedures

Agency Deadline(s)

Specific Limitation

Status

NSF, National Science Foundation EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program:Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations (RII Track-2 FEC), NSF 18-502 To determine if there is a need for an internal down-select competition a Request for Interest (RFI) is being conducted. Faculty interested in submitting a proposal should email Angie Shotts and the PI’s ADR by 1:00 p.m. November 6, 2017. The information needed to reply to the RFI is an email stating interest and a clear indication of the PI. LOI: November 27, 2017;

Proposal: January 26, 2018

Only one RII Track-2 FEC proposal may be submitted in response to this solicitation by an organization in a RII-eligible jurisdiction. Closed
NSF, National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program, NSF 18-507

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To determine if there is a need for an internal down-select competition a Request for Interest (RFI) is being conducted. Faculty interested in submitting a proposal should email Angie Shotts and the PI’s ADR by 1:00 p.m. November 6, 2017. The information needed to reply to the RFI is an email stating interest and a clear indication of the PI. Letter of Intent Window: November 27, 2017 – December 6, 2017

Full Proposal Deadline(s): February 8, 2018

Limit on Number of Proposals per Organization: 2

An eligible organization may participate in two proposals per competition. Participation includes serving as a lead organization, non-lead organization, or subawardee on any proposal. Organizations participating solely as evaluators on projects are excluded from this limitation. Proposals that exceed the institutional eligibility limit (beyond the first two submissions based on timestamp) will be returned without review regardless of the institution’s role (lead organization, non-lead collaborative, or subawardee) in the returned proposal.

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Alabama State Council of the Arts Alabama Arts License Tag Grant Program To determine if there is a need for an internal down-select competition a Request for Interest (RFI) is being conducted. Faculty interested in submitting a proposal should email Angie Shotts and the PI’s ADR by 1:00 p.m. November 6, 2017. An email stating interest and a clearly indicating the project’s PI is all that is required to reply to the RFI. January 5, 2018 One grant request per organization up to $5,000 will be considered per deadline. Only one grant per organization will be awarded per fiscal year (October 1 – September 30). Closed
ORAU, The Oak Ridge Associated Universities The Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards Pre-proposals are due by 1:00 p.m. November 13, 2017. Pre-proposals must follow the formatting guidelines described in Limited Submission Grant Application on the UA Limited Submission website. Pre-proposals should be emailed to Angie Shotts with the PI’s Associate Dean for Research copied. Monday, January 8, 2018 at noon EST Each ORAU member councilor may submit up to two applications each year. Closed
NSF, National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) NSF 15-504 Pre-proposals are due by 1:00 p.m. September 27, 2017. Pre-proposals must follow the formatting guidelines described in Limited Submission Grant Application on the UA Limited Submission website. Pre-proposals should be emailed to Angie Shotts with the PI’s Associate Dean for Research copied. January 10, 2018 If three proposals are submitted, at least one of the proposals must be for instrument development (i.e., no more than two proposals may be for instrument acquisition). Closed
NSF, National Science Foundation Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program, NSF 17-585 To determine if there is a need for an internal down-select competition a Request for Interest (RFI) is being conducted. Faculty interested in submitting a proposal should email Angie Shotts and the PI’s ADR by 1:00 p.m. August 16, 2017. The information needed to reply to the RFI is an email stating interest and a clear indication of the PI. October 25, 2017; September 27, 2018; September 27, 2019 An eligible organization may participate in two Innovations in Graduate Education proposals per competition. Participation includes serving as a lead organization on a non-collaborative proposal or as a lead organization, non-lead organization, or subawardee on a collaborative proposal. Organizations participating solely as evaluators on projects are excluded from this limitation. Proposals that exceed the institutional eligibility limit (beyond the first two submissions based on timestamp) will be returned without review regardless of the institution’s role (lead, non-lead, subawardee) in the returned proposal. Closed
NSF, National Science Foundation CISE Research Infrastructure (CRI), NSF 17-581 To determine if there is a need for an internal down-select competition a Request for Interest (RFI) is being conducted. Faculty interested in submitting an Institutional Infrastructure proposal should email Angie Shotts and the PI’s ADR by 1:00 p.m. August 9, 2017. The information needed to reply to the RFI is an email stating interest and a clear indication of the PI. November 02, 2017; November 07, 2018; Full Proposal: January 11, 2018; January 10, 2019 A university or organization may submit no more than three Institutional Infrastructure (II) proposals per competition. There is no limit on Community Infrastructure (CI) proposals per competition. Open to two proposals
NSF, National Science Foundation Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL), NSF 17-573 To determine if there is a need for an internal down-select competition a Request for Interest (RFI) is being conducted. Faculty interested in submitting a proposal should email Angie Shotts and the PI’s ADR by 1:00 p.m. August 3, 2017. The information needed to reply to the RFI is an email stating interest and a clear indication of the PI. November 2, 2017; November 7, 2018; November 5, 2019 Limit on Number of Proposals per Organization: 3. An institution or organization may serve as lead on no more than three (3) proposals submitted to the November deadline. However, an institution or organization may partner as a subaward on other proposals submitted. Remains open for 1 proposal
NSF, National Science Foundation Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC), NSF 15-576 To determine if there is a need for an internal down-select competition a Request for Interest (RFI) is being conducted. Faculty interested in submitting a proposal should email Angie Shotts and the PI’s ADR by 1:00 p.m. July 18, 2017. The only information needed to reply to the RFI is an email stating interest and a clear indication of the PI. October 13, 2017, Second Friday in October annually Only one Thematic Collections Networks (TCN) proposal may be submitted by any one organization as the lead organization. Organizations may be involved in more than one collaborative effort as a non-lead proposal. Remains Open
NIH, National Institutes of Health Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (P30), RFA-AG-18-007 To determine if there is a need for an internal down-select competition a Request for Interest (RFI) is being conducted. Faculty interested in submitting a proposal should email Angie Shotts and the PI’s ADR by 1:00 p.m. June 27, 2017. The only information needed to reply to the RFI is an email stating interest and a clear indication of the PI. Letter of Intent Due Date: September 19, 2017. Application Due Date: October 19, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. Only one application per institution (normally identified by having a unique DUNS number or NIH IPF number) is allowed. Remains Open
NIH, National Institutes of Health Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (P30), RFA-AG-18-007 To determine if there is a need for an internal down-select competition a Request for Interest (RFI) is being conducted. Faculty interested in submitting a proposal should email Angie Shotts and the PI’s ADR by 1:00 p.m. June 27, 2017. The only information needed to reply to the RFI is an email stating interest and a clear indication of the PI. Letter of Intent Due Date: September 19, 2017. Application Due Date: October 19, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. Only one application per institution (normally identified by having a unique DUNS number or NIH IPF number) is allowed. Closed