The National Science Foundation has released a program solicitation for the Dimensions of Biodiversity program.  The agency anticipates awarding 8 to 12 grants in an amount totaling $16-$22 million.

The Dimensions of Biodiversity program aims to transform “how we describe and understand the scope and role of life on Earth.”

Proposals are due by 3 April 2014.  For more information, see the program solicitation at