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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George Gund Foundation
Human well-being is inextricably linked to the quality of the environment, and urban areas bring this fact into sharp focus as historic disregard for the environment and modern development pressures create great challenges. The Foundation responds to these challenges by making grants to organizations that address environmental issues in Northeast Ohio. In addition, we support efforts to restore...
Energy Foundation
The Climate Program seeks to build support for effective policies that would put a price on carbon and help us avoid the most serious impacts of climate change.We support work to advance policy solutions at both the federal and state levels. Our grantees work on building carbon markets in leading states and regions such as California and the Northeast, and at the national level on a ...
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Aug 03, 2015
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH): Summer Stipends Program Deadline: October 1, 2015 Institutional Limit: Two Faculty Members               Internal Deadline: Information needed by: 8/3/2015 (emailed to limitedsubs@psu.edu   NEH Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced...
Amount:
USD $80,000 (USD unless defined below)
Graduate students in kinesiology and other graduate programs at Penn State have a unique opportunity to become innovators in physiology, bioinformatics, and genomics fields thanks to a recently awarded grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). With the advent of big data science and precision medicine initiatives, the NIH is prioritizing advanced training in issues related to...
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Amount:
USD $20,000 (USD unless defined below)
The National Geographic Society awards grants for scientific field research and exploration through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must have both a geographical dimension and relevance to other scientific fields and be of broad scientific interest.Applications are generally limited to the following disciplines: anthropology, archaeology, astronomy, ...
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
The goal of Sloan's Synthetic Biology initiative is to identify the risks associated with research in and applications of synthetic biology and to assess the ethical, regulatory, and public policy implications of these risks. Grantmaking aims to educate scientists, policy makers, journalists and the public about synthetic biology, improve biosecurity and biosafety within the field, lay ...
Oak Ridge Associated Universities
The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program provides opportunities for exceptional undergraduate and graduate students and recent Bachelor's, Master's, and Postdoctoral graduates to participate in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency?s (EPA) Office of Research and Development (ORD) research and administrative projects at multiple EPA laboratories and research centers. We are...
Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund
Amount:
USD $100,000 (USD unless defined below)
Supports mentored doctoral research projects in priority areas of arboriculture and urban forestry. The Research Fellowship Grant is offered as funds are available.Award amount: $100,000 ...
Energy Foundation
Our goal is to change the public narrative about clean energy and climate change by engaging with influential allies and communities from across the political spectrum.We synthesize strategy, identify leaders, and deploy resources in order to make the greatest progress. We enhance the impact of our grantmaking by building the communications and outreach capacity of grantees and ...
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Apr 01, 2016
It is anticipated that approximately $400 million will be available for DOE Office of Science new, renewal, continuing, and supplemental grant and cooperative agreement awards under this and other, more targeted FOAs inFY 2016, subject to the availability of FY 2016 appropriated funds. The mission of the Basic Energy Sciences (BES) program is to support fundamental research to understand,...
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Jun 01, 2016
EREF Research Grant Pre-Proposal Deadline is June 1, 2016 Applications Now Accepted Online!   The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is the only private, grant making institution with a national and international scope whose sole mission is to support solid waste research and education initiatives. EREF's research grants program is led by its Research Council, a...
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
The Bigelow Award is presented "to those who make significant inquiries into the phenomena of the sea." The award was established in 1960 by the Institution's Board of Trustees in honor of the first Director, biologist Henry Bryant Bigelow, who was also the first recipient. Bigelow served as WHOI Director from 1930 to 1940, as President of the Corporation from 1940 to 1950, and Chairman of the ...
W. W. Smith Charitable Trust
Maritime grants provide funding support to non-profit organizations in the Philadelphia, Delaware River, area for maritime educational activities designed to: preserve historic maritime resources, increase public awareness, develop an appreciation for the maritime heritage of Philadelphia, or teach basic or advanced maritime skills. Grants will also be available to support on-going maintenance ...
Amount:
USD $2,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Innovative Technologies for Bioenergy Technologies Incubator 2 Funding Opportunity Announcement The Energy Department today announced up to $10 million in funding to advance the production of advanced biofuels, substitutes for petroleum-based feedstocks, and bioproducts made from renewable, non-food-based biomass, such as algae,...
Environmental Research & Education Foundation
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Jan 06, 2016
The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is the only private, grant making institution with a national and international scope whose sole mission is to support solid waste research and education initiatives. EREF's research grants program is led by its Research Council, a body of volunteers consisting of technical experts in...
Joshua Tree National Park Association
Amount:
USD $4,000 (USD unless defined below)
The Robert Lee Graduate Student Research Grant Program encourages independent field research by graduate students enrolled in accredited institutions. Funded by the Lee Family Foundation with contributions by the Joshua Tree National Park Association, the program provides student researchers with the opportunity to demonstrate how their research can apply to land management issues. Research ...
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...
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 ...

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