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Amount:
USD $27,538 (USD unless defined below)
Inventorying endemic insects at White Sands National Monument Eligibility: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Willard L. Eccles Charitable Foundation
In the past decade, the Foundation has directed more than 20% of its giving to environmental related causes, with funding focused primarily on support for The Nature Conservancy of Utah and The Nature Conservancy of Oregon. These grants have been directed primarily toward land acquisition and/or retirement of grazing rights in critical habitats within both of these states. In addition, ...
Amount:
USD $60,000 (USD unless defined below)
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Nov 20, 2015
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2015 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is partnering with Microsoft to launch the "Innovation Challenge," a contest designed to explore how climate change will impact the United States' food system with the intent of achieving better food resiliency. The challenge invites entrants to develop and publish new applications and tools that can analyze multiple sources of...
New Funding Opportunity Announcement will Support Companies Working to Modernize the Grid WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of the Energy Department’s ongoing efforts to modernize the nation’s grid through the Grid Modernization Initiative, the Energy Department today announced $25 million in available funding through an effort called Enabling Extreme Real-Time Grid Integration of Solar Energy (...
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
Act 13 of 2011 provided for the establishment of the Natural Gas Energy Development Program, providing up to $20 million over three years to help pay for the incremental purchase and conversion costs of heavy-duty natural gas fleet vehicles. Grants are made available from money deposited in the Marcellus Legacy Fund. The objective is to increase the use of domestically produced natural gas and ...
Louisiana Sea Grant, University of Louisiana
Bestowed in honor of the late U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown. The award is given to a representative of a university, state, local or tribal government, or a private citizen who has made an outstanding commitment to integrating cultural or ethnic diversity into coastal or ocean resource management programs. ...
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Sep 14, 2015
The Elsevier Green and Sustainable Chemistry Challenge is open to individuals or organisations operating in the not-for-profit and for-profit sectors from all countries. Projects can be in any field of Green or Sustainable Chemistry so long as they are applicable for use in developing countries. Projects which are within their early stage are preferred. The winning project in the...
These grants will support projects that seek to break new ground to address an old or a new problem through innovation. By innovation, we mean the development of new approaches, technologies, or methods and/or the application of new expertise through the engagement of novel, non-traditional disciplinary or cross-sectoral perspectives. Responsive grants could include research, methods development...
Clean Water Management Trust Fund
Amount:
USD $25,000 (USD unless defined below)
? Donated easement minigrants provide up to $25,000 to pay transaction costs associated with the donation of a permanent conservation easement for the purpose of protecting surface water quality.? The value of the riparian buffer or riparian conservation easement must exceed transaction costs.? CWMTF funds will be reimbursed only after the conservation easement is ...
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
The Training Program in Environmental Health Statistics prepares pre-doctoral and postdoctoral fellows for research careers in the application of biostatistics to environmental health. This training program, originally established in 1982, seeks to train quantitative scientists in the theory and practice of biostatistics, statistical genetics and genomics, with application to environmental ...
California Air Resources Board
Most air districts have funding mechanism for Alternative Fuel Vehicle projects, including moneys from the vehicle registration surcharge in non-attainment areas. In mid-1996, a process was initiated to increase the level of coordination between local Air Pollution Districts on heavy-duty vehicle programs. Participating agencies are developing a program criteria to jointly fund projects ...
Empire State Development Corporation
Amount:
USD $100,000 (USD unless defined below)
The Environmental Investment Program (EIP) is a financial assistance program to help businesses capture the economic benefits associated with pollution prevention, waste reduction, re-use and recycling. The program provides capital, technical assistance, and research and development awards that expand the ability to recycle solid and industrial waste into higher value products, or reduce ...
National Geographic
National Geographic supports the development of cutting-edge technologies that open our eyes to different viewpoints, help us see the world in a new light and explore it in new ways, and transform the fields of exploration, science, and conservation. The planet’s ecological systems are in peril due to climate change and other anthropogenic effects. Our ability to understand how these systems...
American Geophysical Union
Established in 2008, the Sunanda and Santimay Basu Early Career Award in Sun-Earth Systems Science is given annually to one early career scientist (within seven years of the award of Ph.D. or highest equivalent terminal degree) from a developing nation in recognition of outstanding contributions to research in Sun-Earth systems science that further the understanding of both plasma physical ...
American Geophysical Union
Amount:
USD $1,000 (USD unless defined below)
The Sulzman Award for Excellence in Education and Mentoring is given annually to one mid-career female scientist (no more than 15 years post-degree) for significant contributions as a role model and mentor for the next generation of biogeoscientists. This award is to honor Elizabeth Sulzman, an isotope biogeochemist and soil scientist whose enthusiasm for teaching awed many undergraduates at ...
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Aug 19, 2016
The Atkinson Center is pleased to announce the request for proposals for our third round of Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sustainability. This program is intended to stimulate original cross-disciplinary research and development of sustainable solutions that address the world’s most pressing problems in six focus areas: sustainable agriculture and food systems, energy transitions...
David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Forests, prairies, and wetlands, which absorb and store a significant amount of greenhouse gasses, are being converted into cropland at high rates to meet the growing demand for food and fuel worldwide. The twin forces of global deforestation and unsustainable agricultural practices are responsible for an estimated 25 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions.Changing land use practices ...
Microsoft Research
Microsoft Research has more than 1,000 researchers and engineers worldwide, including some of the world?s finest computer scientists and computer engineers as well as mathematicians, physicists, biologists, linguists, sociologists, etc. working across more than 55 areas of research. To maintain strong relations with leading research institutions around the world, Microsoft Research offers ...
Wells Fargo and the NFWF Accepting Applications for Community Grants Wells Fargo and the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation are offering financial assistance through Environmental Solutions for Communities, a grant program designed to help communities in the United States create a more sustainable future through responsible environmental stewardship. The program will...
Amount:
USD $20,000 (USD unless defined below)
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Feb 08, 2016
The Keck Futures Initiative—a program of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and National Academy of Medicine, with the support of the W. M. Keck Foundation—will award $20,000 prizes to individuals or teams who have developed creative, original work that addresses issues and advances in science, engineering and/or medicine for the general public. Nominations are...

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