This page includes current funding opportunities, as well as opportunities where no date was specified. (These could include rolling applications, or the data feed may just not have included the date. Please check the Website in each funding opportunity.) The list is sorted in descending order by final deadline date.

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Amount:
USD $2,500,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Dec 01, 2020
The purpose of the updated ViCTER program is to use the R01 mechanism to foster and promote early-stage transdisciplinary collaborations and/or translational research efforts among fundamental (technology and mechanism oriented), clinical (patient-oriented) and population-based researchers in the environmental health field. The newly established collaborative teams will come together in common...
Amount:
USD $300,000 (USD unless defined below)
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Apr 12, 2019
Final Deadline:
Oct 17, 2019
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences competition. Click on the link below to view more information. Thank you! Internal Submission Deadline: Friday, April 12, 2019 Funding Organization's Deadline: Thursday, October 17, 2019 Award Cycle: 2019-2020 Discipline/Subject Area: Outstanding early-stage inventors who harness science and...
Amount:
USD $1,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Oct 01, 2019
The Specialty Crop Multi-State Program (SCMP) offers grants to solely enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops by funding collaborative, multi-state projects that address the following regional or national level specialty crop issues: food safety; plant pests and disease; research; crop-specific projects addressing common issues; and marketing and promotion.
Amount:
USD $2,500,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Sep 11, 2019
The Waves to Water Prize is a 4-Stage, $2.5M contest to accelerate technology innovation in wave energy powered desalination systems. These technologies hold the potential to deliver clean water to communities for disaster relief purposes, and to remote communities throughout the globe. Over almost two years, the prize will provide innovators a pathway from initial concept, to technical design,...
Amount:
USD $5,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Jul 31, 2019
The Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) is requesting proposals for its Energizing Insular Communities(EIC) Program, which provides grant funding for energy projects and strategies that reduce the cost of electricity to the territories and Freely Associated States (FAS). This program is intended to support the Department’s priority to utilize our natural resources by ensuring American Energy is...
Amount:
USD $100,000 (USD unless defined below)
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Jul 01, 2019
Final Deadline:
Jul 12, 2019
In 2018, the NextGen Committee at the Atlanta-based Ray C. Anderson Foundation, a private family foundation committed to advancing the legacy of its namesake by supporting environmental sustainability initiatives, issued a Request for Proposals focused on measurably reducing concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, ultimately awarding one $90,000 grant. Building on the...
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Amount:
USD $7,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
May 13, 2019
Final Deadline:
Jul 09, 2019
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is issuing, on behalf of the Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) titled “Water Power Technologies Office 2019 Research Funding Opportunity.” This FOA addresses priorities in the following areas: hydropower operational flexibility, low-head hydropower and in-stream hydrokinetic technologies,...
Amount:
USD $2,700,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Jun 27, 2019
The purpose of the Sun Grant Program (SGP) is to enhance national energy security through the development, distribution, and implementation of biobased energy technologies; to promote diversification in, and the environmental sustainability of, agricultural production in the United States through biobased energy and product technologies; to promote economic diversification in rural areas of the...
Ford Foundation
The goal of this work is to promote climate change policies that meet the needs of rural poor communities worldwide.The ChallengeThe majority of the world's poor live in rural areas that face severe vulnerability to the threats posed by climate change. Sustainable land and resource management can contribute to mitigating climate change, while improving livelihoods of rural ...
Jessie Ball duPont Fund
Amount:
USD $125,000 (USD unless defined below)
Energy Conservation Initiative grants are awarded on a competitive basis to the 37 small private colleges eligible for funding from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund.Phase I grants support submetering campus buildings, collecting energy data and developing campus energy policies and plans in order to save dollars and reduce carbon emissions.Phase II grants are designed to seed adoption ...
David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Seabirds and shorebirds, some of the most threatened animals on Earth, are dependent upon and contribute to robust ocean and coastal ecosystems. Invasive predators on seabird islands reduce their breeding success. Endangered seabirds, like albatrosses and petrels, are caught inadvertently in fishing gear on the high seas. And wetland reclamation and human disturbance have eliminated habitats ...
August 18, 2014 Dear Colleagues: It is critical to provide sustainable and economical energy systems on a scale sufficient to power all of society's needs. The development of clean energy technologies is an important step in that direction as it addresses the interrelated challenges of producing safe and responsible energy sources while reducing our dependence on foreign oil and minimizing...
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
A deeper understanding of how plants function and respond to stress is essential to address global challenges such as climate change, the increasing demand for food and the consequences that both have for Earth?s environment and the quality of life. In collaboration with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the HHMI/GBMF Plant Biology Investigator Program seeks to improve this ...
Pen American Center
Amount:
USD $10,000 (USD unless defined below)
The PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award celebrates writing that exemplifies literary excellence on the subject of physical and biological sciences. The winner receives a cash award of $10,000 and will be honored at the PEN Literary Awards.The PEN/E. O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award was founded by scientist and author Dr. Edward O. Wilson, activist and actor Harrison ...
ORAU University Partnerships Office
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Dec 04, 2016
The ORAU University Partnerships Office is pleased to provide information on two opportunities which are available to all institutions.  This notice is a service to ORAU Sponsoring and Associate Institutions. Please forward within your institution and broadly to colleagues as you feel appropriate.   ORAU Information:  Oak Ridge National Laboratory Innovation Crossroads...
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
From the natural sciences to the social sciences to the humanities to the arts, the availability of more data and cheaper computing is transforming research. As costs for sensors, sequencing, and other forms of data collection decline, researchers can generate data at greater and greater scale, relying on parallel increases in computational power to make sense of it all and allowing the ...
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Nov 10, 2015
 An application for the DOE EERE (energy efficiency and renewable energy), Solutions to Improve the Energy Efficiency of U.S. Small and Medium Commercial Buildings program requires strong engineering leadershipand DOE alliances to be competitive; therefore, Martha Krebs (mkrebs@psu.edu) has agreed to be the lead in coordinating a competitive proposal from Penn State. The Office of the...
Amount:
USD $2,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
May 19, 2016
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Oak Ridge Associated Universities
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Science and Technology Policy (STP) Fellowships is seeking leaders in energy efficiency and renewable energy policy. The EERE STP Fellowships provide an opportunity for highly talented scientists and engineers to participate in policy-related projects at DOE's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in ...
American Chemical Society
Purpose: This annual National ACS award recognizes outstanding reporting directly to the public, which materially increases the public's knowledge and understanding of chemistry, chemical engineering, and related fields. ...

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