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.

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Institutes for Journalism and Natural Resources
Amount:
USD $$500 (USD unless defined below)

The purpose of these grants is to provide financial support for qualified, professional journalists, in order to allow them to report on important topics that they may not otherwise be able to cover. At the discretion of the selection committee, up to eight awards may be granted.

Grants may be given for the full amount requested, or may be given for a percentage of the full amount.

DOE Announces Notice of Intent to Issue Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research, Development, and Demonstration FOA

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Amount:
USD $$2,900 (USD unless defined below)

Graduate Fellowship Mission

The CHCI Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to enhance participants' leadership abilities, strengthen professional skills and produce more competent and competitive Latino professionals.

Graduate Fellowship Program Description

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.

University of Southern California Sea Grant

The Sea Grant Program at the University of Southern California is part of the

National Sea Grant College Program, a network of colleges and universities

across the nation established to promote the understanding, conservation and

development of marine resources through research, education and public

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.

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.

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.

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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

Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Oct 17, 2016

2016-2017 SSRI Faculty Fellows Program: Call for Proposals

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.

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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”.

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).

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Amount:
USD $$4,000,000 (USD unless defined below)

The Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) program is designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, and potentially transformative approaches to STEM graduate education training.

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.

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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.

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.

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