In addition to the GO Grants that are awarded by the GO Virginia State Board and research-related grant funds awarded by the Virginia Research Investment Committee (VRIC) there are many other grant opportunities in Virginia and from the federal government through its agencies.

These grants are available to entrepreneurs, educators, developers, and individuals that are seeking to grow Virginia’s economy through transformational projects. Some of these grants could be used to leverage GO Grants or to otherwise help regions advance the needs and opportunities outline in their respective growth and diversification plans.

As the GO Virginia Foundation identifies grant opportunities that are related to GO Virginia priorities, we will list them on this site. This is by no means an exhaustive list of all grant sources, but we hope that this will be a helpful resource for the regions and project leaders.

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Grant Agency Type Posted Date Close Date
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative USDA-NIFA-AFRI-006609 USDA Agriculture 5/29/2018 9/30/2019
Special Projects and Programs to Promote the Growth and Global Competiveness of America’s Growing Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Community MBDA-OBD-2018-2005687 NASA Research and Development 2/14/2018 4/29/2019
Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences 2018 (ROSES-2018) DOE Research and Development 4/23/2018 6/5/2018
Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Competition Dept of Air Force Research and Development 4/30/2018 Open
Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1 (NSF 18-558) Dept of Air Force Research and Development 5/7/2018 9/30/2021
Tick-Borne Disease, Investigator-Initiated Research Award W81XWH-18-TBDRP-IA DOD Research and Development 5/10/2018 5/9/2019
NRL Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Basic and Applied Research N00173-18-S-BA01 NIH Research and Development 5/16/2018 Open
Genetic analysis of non-human animal models to understand the genomic architecture of substance use disorders and addictive behaviors PAR-18-789 DOD Research and Development 5/18/2018 7/6/2018
Bilateral Academic Research Initiative (BARI) Pilot Program W911NF-18-S-0007 DARPA Research and Development 5/18/2018 4/25/2019
NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award Program RFA-RM-18-009 NASA Research and Development 5/24/2018 6/1/2019
Center of Excellence on the Design of High Electrical Strength Materials FOA-AFRL-AFOSR-2018-0004 Dept of Energy Research and Development 6/25/2018 Notice of Intent only
Innovative Design Concepts for Standard Modular Hydropower and Pumped Storage Hydropower DE-FOA-0001836 Naval Sea Systems Command Research and Development 7/6/2018 Open
National Shipbuilding Research Program: Advanced Shipbuilding Enterprise (NSRP ASE) Dept of Energy Research and Development Open 5/20/2019
Technologist in Residence (TIR) NSF Research and Development Open Open
Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Projects NSF Research and Development Open Multiple windows
Computer and Network Systems (CNS) Projects DOE Research and Development Open Open
Research in Special Education NSF Research and Development Open Open
Communications, Circuits, and Sensing-Systems (CCSS) Research Program PD 18-7564 NSF Research and Development, Entreprenuership Open Open
Training and Other Activities (TaOA) Grants via the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) NSF Workforce Development, Scholarship Open Open
Rural Innovation Initiative EDA, Dept. of Commerce

Technology-baded economic development

Open 1/15/2019
Environmental Justice Small Grants Program EPA

Technology-baded economic development 11/19/2018 2/15/2019
RESTORE Act Programs Treasury

Technology-baded economic development

11/16/2018 8/30/2019
Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate and Postgraduate Fellowship (NNF) Grants Program USDA

Research and Development

11/20/2018 1/23/2019
Biotechnoloy Risk Assessment Research Grants Program NIFA

Research and Development

11/21/2018 2/20/2019
R&D Projects on Digital Transformation Challenges, Problems and Future Technologies Naval Air Systems Command Digital Office

Research and Development

11/19/2018 11/18/2019
Navy and Marine Corps Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM), Education and Workforce Program Office of Naval Research

Research and Development

11/20/2018 9/27/2019
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program USAMRAA

Research and Development

Open 6/25/2019
Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-1 (Mid-scale RI-1) Research Program National Science Foundation

Research and Development

11/21/2018 5/20/2019
Campus Cyberinfrastructure Research Program National Science Foundation

Research and Development

Open 2/20/2019