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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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Amount:
USD $2,900 (USD unless defined below)
Graduate Fellowship MissionThe CHCI Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to enhance participants' leadership abilities, strengthen professional skills and produce more competent and competitive Latino professionals.Graduate Fellowship Program DescriptionThe nine month paid Fellowship Program offers exceptional Latinos who have earned at least a master's degree within three ...
Center for Security Research and Education
Amount:
USD $15,000 (USD unless defined below)
The Center for Security Research and Education (CSRE) at Penn State is announcing its 2018-2019 Seed Grant Program to support security-related scholarship and educational programs at Penn State. University faculty and researchers are eligible to apply in the fall 2018 semester by Nov. 1, or in the spring 2019 semester by Feb. 15. Grants up to $15,000 are available to Penn...
Energy Foundation
New technologies and fuels have the potential to slash transportation oil use, air pollution, and greenhouse gas emissions. Improvements to conventional vehicles?including better engines and transmissions and strong, lightweight materials?can make cars and trucks cleaner while saving drivers money at the pump. Next-generation electric vehicles entering the market could eventually transform the ...
University of Southern California Sea Grant
The Sea Grant Program at the University of Southern California is part of theNational Sea Grant College Program, a network of colleges and universitiesacross the nation established to promote the understanding, conservation anddevelopment of marine resources through research, education and publicservice. The program, which receives the majority of its funds from ...
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Amount:
USD $10,000 (USD unless defined below)
Peer-to Peer grants are awarded to help municipalities improve their park, recreation and conservation services through a collaborative process. Projects are accomplished through contracts with experienced park, recreation and conservation professionals from nearby communities who will work closely with local leaders. Examples may include projects that form new intergovernmental recreation and ...
The Marine Geology and Geophysics Core Program supports research on all aspects of the geology and geophysics of the present ocean basins and margins, as well as those of the Great Lakes. The Program supports science that includes: Structure, composition, tectonics, and evolution of the oceanic lithosphere Paleoceanography, paleoclimate, and sea level change Submarine volcanology, petrology and...
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
The International Science Engagement program is an early stage program currently focused on South Asia that seeks to bring scientists and engineers in conflict regions together to collaborate on subjects and projects of mutual interest.A pilot grant was made to the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy/National University of Singapore for a preliminary meeting on rice science involving ...
Louisiana Sea Grant, University of Louisiana
Given to an individual who has initiated innovative practices and brought positive change to the management of ocean or coastal resources at either the state or national level. ...
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...
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Oct 17, 2016
2016-2017 SSRI Faculty Fellows Program: Call for Proposals The SSRI Faculty Fellows Program supports faculty members in the social and behavioral sciences to develop new interdisciplinary collaborations aimed at building a novel line of sustainable research through securing external funding. Priority will be given to proposals that are congruent with the SSRI’s interdisciplinary mission and...
Pittsburgh Foundation
GOAL:The goal of the New Initiative Research Grants is to stimulate existing investigators with strong records of research accomplishments to establish collaborations that facilitate innovative interdisciplinary approaches towards a common research question and that require expertise beyond that of any single researcher. Investigators may be at different institutions or in the same ...
Dear Faculty Member: We are writing to announce the Rock Ethics Institute Faculty Fellows Program designed to support faculty members from the sciences, humanities, engineering, and social sciences, to develop new interdisciplinary research collaborations that have a deeply integrated ethics dimension. All Penn State University Park faculty members at all career levels and established research...
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO), a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled “MEGA-BIO: Bioproducts to Enable Biofuels”. This FOA supports BETO’s goal of meeting its 2022 cost target of $3/gallon gasoline equivalent (gge) for the production of hydrocarbon fuels from lignocellulosic biomass...
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
Amount:
USD $30,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
The Solar Energy Program (SEP) provides financial assistance in the forms of grants and loan funds to promote the use of alternative solar energy in Pennsylvania. The program is administered jointly by the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) under the direction of the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA). ...
American Geophysical Union
The Ocean Sciences Early Career Award is given in odd-numbered years to an early career scientist (no more than 10 years post-degree) in recognition of significant contributions to and promise in the ocean sciences. ...
Consortium for Plant Biotechnology Research
CPBR's generic list of company members' research needs is updated annually by the companies. The list becomes part of the CPBR Request for Preproposals ("RFP"). The companies are also invited to submit a short summary of their current research needs to be included (anonymously) in the RFP. ...
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Amount:
USD $125,000 (USD unless defined below)
This new program aims to revolutionize our understanding of the location and behavior of all carbon on Earth. Through an international network of laboratories across a number of scientific disciplines, the Deep Carbon Observatory will look at the role of carbon in numerous processes; including the origin of life on this planet, the chemical composition of the Earth?s core, and the distribution ...
National Geographic
The goal of this RFP is to measurably reduce plastic pollution before it reaches the ocean. We support scientists working to fill key knowledge gaps around the flow of plastic from their sources into the ocean. We seek innovators, including conservationists, educators, and storytellers, who can develop solutions to effect behavior change in key stakeholders. Preference will be given to projects...
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Our geographical focus will be on three regions: the Great Lakes of East Central Africa, the Greater Mekong and its headwaters, and the watersheds of the Andes. Each is a place of high biodiversity, important freshwater service, and carbon-storage value.The Great Lakes and the Mekong were selected because success there would benefit the largest numbers of vulnerable people and because of ...
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
We collaborate with other groups to conserve landscapes in the San Francisco Bay Area, for the future generations who will call this region home.Our goals are to maintain and, where possible, increase the Bay Area?s remarkable biodiversity, ecosystem services, and nature-based recreation opportunities. In order to achieve these objectives, we pursue several strategies: ...

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