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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National Institutes of Health
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
May 07, 2019
Final Deadline:
May 07, 2019
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to encourage collaborations between the life and physical sciences that: 1) apply a multidisciplinary bioengineering approach to the solution of a biomedical problem; and 2) integrate, optimize, validate, translate or otherwise accelerate the adoption of promising tools, methods and techniques for a specific research or clinical problem in ba
Final Deadline:
May 01, 2019

Research to Action Funding Opportunity

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-16-083.html

Open: May 5, 2016

USDA
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Jun 27, 2018
Final Deadline:
Oct 10, 2018
Request for Applications (RFA) must focus on approaches that promote transformational changes in the U.S. food and agriculture system within the next 25 years.
Amount:
USD $$34,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Sep 26, 2018
The overarching goal of the INFEWS program is to catalyze well-integrated, convergent research to transform understanding of the FEW Nexus as integrated social, engineering, physical, and natural systems in order to improve system function and management, address system stress, increase resilience, and ensure sustainability.
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Apr 16, 2018
Final Deadline:
Sep 14, 2018
Eligible U.S. state and local government agencies and federally recognized Indian tribes are invited to submit proposals for matching grants to support projects that would acquire or develop public land for outdoor recreation purposes located within or serving Census-delineated "urbanized areas": places with a population of 50,000 or more people that are densely settled.
Amount:
USD $$50,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Sep 07, 2018

This FOA invites applications proposing to study HIV infection, HIV-associated conditions, HIV treatment, and/or biobehavioral or social factors associated with HIV/AIDS in the context of aging and/or in older adults. Research approaches of interest include clinical translational, observational, and intervention studies in domestic and international settings.

Eligible Applicants:

USDA
Amount:
USD $$80,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Final Deadline:
Jun 27, 2018
Request for Applications (RFA) must focus on approaches that promote transformational changes in the U.S. food and agriculture system within the next 25 years.
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Jun 01, 2016

EREF Research Grant Pre-Proposal Deadline is June 1, 2016

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.

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

Environmental Research & Education Foundation
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Jan 06, 2016
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.

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.

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

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.

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.

All of the Divisions in the following Directorates are participating in clean energy technology research and education through ongoing funding opportunities: Biological Sciences (BIO)Engineering (ENG), and Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS).

Ford Foundation

The goal of this work is to promote climate change policies that meet the needs of rural poor communities worldwide.

The Challenge

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.

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