Popular Programs with Submission Restrictions

Popular Programs with Submission Restrictions

  • This list contains only those programs for which we hold internal competitions every year because we always have more prospective applicants than available application slots. If your program is listed here, follow the internal competition guidelines linked from the Guidelines column.
  • If the program you're interested in is not on this list, send a brief e-mail to grs@appstate.edu at least eight weeks before the sponsor's deadline notifying us of your intent to apply. See the limited submissions overview and procedures for more information about how Grants Resources & Services manages programs with submission restrictions that are not on the list below. Since it is not possible to maintain an exhaustive list of all programs, it remains the faculty member's responsibility to notify grs@appstate.edu if he or she is considering applying to a program that has a submission restriction.
  • Contact grs@appstate.edu if you have any questions.
Sponsor Title Internal Deadline Submission Limitations Method Guidelines PDF Sponsor's Deadline Record Last Verified
RGK Foundation RGK Foundation Grants 03/21/2016 - 12:00pm One electronic letter of inquiry per institution annually. If you plan to submit an application, send a brief e-mail to grs@appstate.edu before the internal deadline notifying us of your intent to apply.
Confirmed
Continuous
Appalachian holds an internal competition, if needed, in each spring semester for a target application date of late April.
01/14/2016
Wells Fargo Clean Technology and Innovation Grants TBD One grant per calendar year per agency. One application per calendar year per agency for EITHER the Clean Technology and Innovation Grant Program OR the Environmental Solutions for Communities program. Appalachian State focuses on the Clean Tech. program; the Environmental Solutions program is for environmental nonprofits. Anticipated Clean Tech is an invitation-only program. 12/11/2015
Walmart Foundation National Giving Program TBD One award per institution per fiscal year.Internal deadline TBA. If you plan to submit an application during calendar year 2016, send an e-mail to grs@appstate.edu before the internal deadline notifying us of your intent to apply.
Anticipated
Continuous
Appalachian targets March 1 annually as an ideal submission date because Walmart's fiscal year begins February 1 and it is best to submit shortly thereafter.
12/11/2015
ArtPlace America ArtPlace America Grants TBD One letter of inquiry per organization per grant cycle. Applying for a grant does not preclude an organization from also applying for an ArtPlace loan and vice versa. If you plan to submit an application, send a brief message to grs@appstate.edu by the internal deadline notifying us of your intent to apply. Anticipated We anticipate the next open call for projects to be made in early January 2016. 12/11/2015
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA): State Library of North Carolina Project Grants: Access & Digitization Grant TBD Eligible libraries may submit one application per grant category per year. Required Letter of Intent. The deadline for LOI has passed. No competition needed for 2016. 11/02/2015 Confirmed for LOI; 02/26/2016 for full proposal. 12/11/2015
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA): State Library of North Carolina Project Grants: Literacy & Lifelong Learning Grant TBD Eligible libraries may submit one application per grant category per year. Required Letter of Intent. Deadline for LOI has passed. No competition needed for 2016 deadline. 11/02/2015 Confirmed for LOI; 02/26/2016 for full proposal. 12/11/2015
National Science Foundation NSF Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation Capacity Program 11/11/2015 - 12:00pm Appalachian can only submit 2 LOIs which lead to 2 full applications. 12/02/2015 Confirmed the deadline indicated here is for the Letters of Intent (LOIs), the full application deadline is 1/27/2016 12/11/2015
Puffin Foundation Puffin Foundation Grants 11/02/2015 - 12:00pm One application per institution per year. If you plan to submit an application, send a brief e-mail to grs@appstate.edu before the internal deadline notifying us of your intent to apply. 12/30/2015 Confirmed Application packets are available starting September 1st. Requests for application packets must be received by December 6th 12/11/2015
Walmart Foundation Walmart Community Grants TBD Internal deadline TBD if neccessary. Once you have received funding from a facility for this program, you are not eligible to reapply at that facility until the next fiscal year. The 2015 fiscal year begins Feb. 1, 2015 and ends Jan. 31, 2016. Please note that the application deadline is Dec. 31, 2015. 12/31/2015 Confirmed 12/11/2015
Greenwall Foundation Greenwall Faculty Scholars in Bioethics TBD Up to two applicants from a university will be considered in each application cycle. Institutions are requested to have an internal screening and selection process. No more than one award per institution will be made in each Faculty Scholars grant cycle. The unit of award will be the overseeing university, thus if a university with a law school, medical school, several teaching hospitals, and a faculty of arts and sciences, nominates two applicants in a cycle, only one may be chosen. If you plan to submit an application, send a brief e-mail to grs@appstate.edu before the internal deadline notifying us of your intent to apply. 01/11/2016 Confirmed 10/09/2015 for LOIs. 01/11/2016 for full proposals 12/11/2015
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards 11/16/2015 - 12:00pm Two applications per institution per year. We hold an annual internal competition for this program. The internal competition for 2015-2016 is now closed. Contact grs@appstate.edu for more information. 01/11/2016 Confirmed The deadline is noon on 01/11/2016. 12/11/2015
National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) 11/11/2015 - 12:00pm Three applications per institution, with one of the three applications being for instrument development. Other restrictions apply for sub-awardees and collaborations. We hold an annual internal competition to select the applicant(s) from Appalachian who may submit to the external agency. Please contact grs@appstate.edu for more information. 01/13/2016 Confirmed 12/11/2015
National Science Foundation (NSF) Emerging Frontiers and Multidisciplinary Activities (EFMA) (EFMA-2015) TBD PI and co-PIs can participate in one proposal submission only. If you plan to submit an application, send a brief e-mail to grs@appstate.edu before the internal deadline notifying us of your intent to apply. 01/14/2016 Confirmed for required LOI. 04/08/2016 for full proposals. 12/11/2015
National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers TBD One IT or one IT-Catalyst application per institution. No limit for PLAN IHE and PLAN D proposals. See additional eligibility information. If you plan to submit an application for the 2015 deadline, send a brief e-mail to grs@appstate.edu before the 2015 internal deadline notifying us of your intent to apply. 01/20/2016 Confirmed for required LOI for IT or IT-Catalyst proposals; 11/3/2015 ( Proposal, IT Catalyst). 11/5/2015 ( LOI IT). 01/20/2016 (full proposal). 12/11/2015
Walmart Foundation Walmart State Giving Program TBD Internal deadline TBA. One award per institution per fiscal year. The internal deadline is for expressing interest in applying to the program. If you plan to submit an application, send a brief e-mail to grs@appstate.edu notifying us of your intent to apply, so we can check ORSP records and verify institutional eligibility. (Eligibility depends on past awards.) Contact grs@appstate.edu for more information. 01/30/2016 Anticipated 12/11/2015
National Science Foundation Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM) TBD One application per institution with institution as lead applicant. Please send a brief email to grs@appstate.edu if interested in applying for this program. 02/16/2016 Confirmed 12/11/2015
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works and Challenge America 01/15/2016 - 12:00pm One application per institution per year for either Art Works or Challenge America. In addition, an institution may submit one application for the Art Works Creativity Connects program. We hold an annual internal competition to select the applicant(s) from Appalachian who may apply. The internal competition for 2016 will be open soon. Please see later for updated guidelines. Contact grs@appstate.edu for more information. 02/18/2016 Confirmed The NEA deadline varies (February 18, March 3, or April 14, 2016) depending on project category. 12/11/2015
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA): State Library of North Carolina EZ Grants: Digitization Grant TBD Eligible libraries may submit one application per grant category per year. If interested in applying for this program, please send a brief email to grs@appstate.edu. 02/26/2016 Confirmed 12/11/2015
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA): State Library of North Carolina EZ Grants: Literacy & Lifelong Learning Grant TBD Eligible libraries may submit one application per grant category per year. Please send a brief email to grs@appstate.edu if interested in applying for this program. 02/26/2016 Confirmed 12/11/2015
Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA): State Library of North Carolina EZ Grants: Planning Grant TBD Eligible libraries may submit one application per grant category per year. Please send a brief email to grs@appstate.edu if interested in applying for this program. 02/26/2016 Confirmed 12/11/2015
South Arts (formerly Southern Arts Federation) South Arts Grants (multiple programs) 01/15/2016 - 12:00pm One proposal per year for: Regional Touring:Performing Arts (Regional touring or Regional Touring Blocked-Booked Tours) Grants; Traditional Arts Touring; Literary Arts Touring Grants; Presenter Assistance (Planning or Travel Grants). Appalachian is not currently eligible for other South Arts programs. If you plan to submit a proposal, send a brief e-mail to grs@appstate.edu before the internal deadline notifying us of your intent to apply. The internal deadline will be posted here when the 2016 guidelines are released by the sponsor. 03/01/2016 Confirmed Varies according to track.03/01/2016 for Regional Touring: Performing Arts Blocked Booked Tours track. 03/08/2016 for Regional Touring: Performing Arts Regional Touring applications.Traditional Arts touring rolling deadline until 05/18/2016.Literary Arts Touring 05/02/2016.Presenter Assistance must be received 60 days prior to activity. 12/11/2015
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) ORAU Event Sponsorship program 01/24/2016 - 12:00pm Internal deadline anticipated. One proposal per institution per ORAU fiscal year (October 1-September 30). We hold an annual internal competition for this program. Guidelines for the internal competition will be posted here before the deadline. Contact grs@appstate.edu for more information. 03/01/2016
Anticipated
Continuous
09/01/2016 if the event will take place between October 1 and May 31 of the following year; March 1 if the event will take place between April 1 and September 30.
12/11/2015
North Carolina Preservation Consortium (NCPC) North Carolina Preservation Consortium (NCPC) Preservation Grants TBD Institutions may apply for only one grant per year. An institution that has received a NCPC Preservation Grant may apply for another grant to support the next phase of its preservation efforts after successfully completing its initial grant project. Please send a brief email to grs@appstate.edu if interested in applying for this program. 03/15/2016 Anticipated 12/11/2015
North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Ribbon of Hope Mini-Grants TBD Some coordination required. An agency can only send one application per county served, but can send multiple applications for different programs serving different counties. If you plan to submit an application, send a brief e-mail to grs@appstate.edu notifying us of your intent to apply. 04/01/2016 Anticipated 12/11/2015
Mary Duke Biddle Foundation Mary Duke Biddle Foundation Grants Program TBD Organizations may have only one active grant at a time and only one in a 12-month period. A final narrative and financial report on a previous grant must have been received before a new proposal can be submitted. We ask that organizations wait at least one year after the conclusion of a grant before applying again. Please send a brief email to grs@appstate.edu if interested in applying for this program. 04/25/2016 Confirmed for LOI; 06/01/2016 for full proposal. 12/11/2015


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