The participating federal agencies offer specific and broad research topics and areas of interests.  The list of available topics or research interests exceed 2,000 each year.

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Granting Agencies – Broad and Diverse Topics (Principal Investigator Initiated projects (i.e. your project):

Department of Health and Human Services

National Science Foundation

Department of Agriculture

Department of Energy

Department of Education

Contracting Agencies (Specific and targeted topics that align with the agency mission. Search open and closed topics at

Department of Defense


Department of Homeland Security

Department of Commerce



Environmental Protection Agency

Department of Transportation