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.
To search all funding opportunities in the IEE Database, visit the passed deadlines and opportunities database, which are older than one year.
The Penn State Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office also lists seed grant funding opportunities.
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.
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.
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH): Summer Stipends Program
Deadline: October 1, 2015
Institutional Limit: Two Faculty Members
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.
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
Inventorying endemic insects at White Sands National Monument
Eligibility: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
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 ...
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
EREF Research Grant Pre-Proposal Deadline is June 1, 2016
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Innovative Technologies for Bioenergy Technologies Incubator 2 Funding Opportunity Announcement
The goal of this work is to promote climate change policies that meet the needs of rural poor communities worldwide.
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.
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.
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.