The U.S. Department of Energy has a ongoing funding program for Higher Education through their Office of Science Financial Assistance Program. They are currently seeking grant applications in following fields: Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Basic Energy Sciences, Biological and Environmental Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics, and Nuclear Physics.
Each fiscal year, this program offers up to $400 million in grant funds to eligible recipients.
The current program has an application deadline of September 30, 2016, but new guidelines for fiscal year 2017 will be released on or before that date.
If you would like suggestions on how your institution could utilize these funds, or would like help applying for a grant, contact BRI.