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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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...
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. ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Sep 08, 2016
The NSF Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) program within the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP) is an umbrella for two complementary subprograms, Accelerating Innovation Research (AIR) and Building Innovation Capacity (BIC). Overall, the PFI program offers opportunities to connect new knowledge to societal benefit through translational research efforts and/or partnerships...
Pittsburgh Foundation
The goal of the New Investigator Research Grants is to provide research support for innovative basic scientists in Pennsylvania as they transition into an academic position as a new independent investigator. Proposals are required to address basic (fundamental, pure) questions addressing core principles in biology, physics and chemistry or at the disciplinary boundaries between these fields. ...
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: ...
American Geophysical Union
Amount:
USD $1,000 (USD unless defined below)
Established in 2008, the Yoram J. Kaufman Unselfish Cooperation in Research Award is given annually to one scientist, who is in the advanced stage of her/his career, in recognition of broad influence in atmospheric science through exceptional creativity, inspiration of younger scientists, mentoring, international collaborations, and unselfish cooperation in research. This award is named in ...
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...
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
To protect existing development from sea_level rise and shoreline migration through dune creation and maintenance, beach fill projects and repair of existing shore protection structures. ...
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is pleased to announce 24 new awardees for the NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program, designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, potentially transformative models for graduate education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). "STEM graduate education is a critical component of maintaining and...
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...

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