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Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Background:The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program has an immediate opening for an Environmental Planning Tool Associate with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA facility in Corvallis, Oregon.The Office of Research and Development at the EPA supports high-quality research to improve the scientific basis for decisions on national environmental ...
Shared Earth Foundation
Amount:
USD $10,000 (USD unless defined below)
The Shared Earth Foundation is committed to the tenet that all creatures have an enduring claim to sustainable space on this planet. It believes that today?s human beings have the responsibility to share Earth?s resources with other creatures and future generations by limiting their adverse impact on the planet, and by enriching and protecting Earth?s wild life and the places they ...
ORAU University Partnerships Office
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Dec 04, 2016
The ORAU University Partnerships Office is pleased to provide information on two opportunities which are available to all institutions.  This notice is a service to ORAU Sponsoring and Associate Institutions. Please forward within your institution and broadly to colleagues as you feel appropriate.   ORAU Information:  Oak Ridge National Laboratory Innovation Crossroads...
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
The shift to digitally-mediated forms of scholarship has been characterized by a substantial growth in channels for and diversity of scholarly work. We see this in the flourishing of content in preprint servers and rapid-publication channels like arXiv, PLoS ONE, and the Social Science Research Network alongside unconventional forms of scholarly communication like research blogs and personal ...
American Chemical Society
Purpose: This award recognizes outstanding achievement in chemistry education through the motivation, stimulation, and encouragement of an awareness and understanding of chemistry. ...
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Amount:
USD $2,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
May 19, 2016
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M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
The Trust prefers requests for projects in the natural sciences where the main objective is the acquisition of new knowledge. However, requests for research in engineering and medicine are also eligible. Training students in conducting research is an important consideration. ...
Surdna Foundation
We support ways to make it easier to get local, sustainably produced food from our farms to the markets closest to where it's grown, and to better connect food producers and consumers. Most of us do not know where our food comes from. Nor do we understand that its current path from farm to market generates enormous amounts of pollution and consumes massive amounts of energy. Behind this ...
Amount:
USD $2,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Jun 22, 2015
The Solar Bankability Data to Advance Transactions and Access (SB-DATA) funding program targets soft cost reduction by increasing data accessibility and quality. It will facilitate the growth and expansion of the solar industry by creating a standardized data landscape for distributed solar. As the solar market continues to rapidly grow, it’s critical that the collection, management, and exchange...
Letters of Intent must be received no later than January 15, 2016. Upon review, selected applicants will be invited to submit full applications by June 1, 2016.   The Whitehall Foundation assists scholarly research in the life sciences through its research grants and grants-in-aid programs. The Foundation is currently interested in basic research in neurobiology,...
Wilburforce Foundation
Amount:
USD $25,000 (USD unless defined below)
Sound conservation policies and strong, effective laws are essential for the protection of biodiversity, connectivity and wilderness. At the federal, state and provincial levels, strong policies and laws have been the basis for protecting critical wildlife habitat, preventing habitat fragmentation, delaying or averting reckless resource extraction, and otherwise preserving our natural ...
California Air Resources Board
The Moyer Program was the result of the effort in 1998 to pass AB 1368 (Villaraigosa) and SB 1857 (Brulte), which was passed but was then vetoed by Governor Wilson. The legislation provided incentives for operators of heavy-duty on- and off-road vehicles and equipment to purchase new low-emission vehicles and retrofit existing vehicles with low-emission technologies. During budget negotiations...
Christensen Fund
Amount:
USD $100,000 (USD unless defined below)
The northern section of the Great African Rift Valley is the fertile connecting point of the Mediterranean, African and Western Asian biogeographic regions and civilizations. Montane forests here support Eurasian butterflies; farmers grow unique barleys; and ancient caravan routes connect peoples and famous markets governed by traditional systems. The birthplace of humanity, the Rift Valley of ...
The U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) supports scientific research in Antarctica and the Southern Ocean, and NSF's Office of Polar Programs (OPP) provides operational research support for these projects. OPP's Antarctic Sciences Section (ANT) supports research to 1) expand fundamental knowledge of the Antarctic region, 2) improve understanding of interactions between the Antarctic region and global...
Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Applicant should have a Bachelors Degree in Environmental and Marine Sciences or related fields.We are looking for a post-BS intern to support the activities of a busy ecosystem ecology laboratory. This may include sample collection from remote field sites, as well as sample processing and management, with an emphasis on samples collecte4d from a field experiment in Barrow, AK. Leaves, ...
Louisiana Sea Grant, University of Louisiana
Honors an individual who has exemplified strong, sustained leadership in finding a balance between the human use of the coast and ocean and the needs of that environment. ...
Institutes for Journalism and Natural Resources
Amount:
USD $1,000 (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. ...
Replaces: NSF 15-085 June 6, 2016 Dear Colleagues: In fiscal year (FY) 2013, NSF started an initiative to encourage and foster research in Sustainable Chemistry, Engineering, and Materials (SusChEM), partially in response to the mandate of the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010. The SusChEM initiative addresses the interrelated challenges of sustainable supply, engineering,...
Garfield Foundation
Mercury is one of the most toxic and persistent heavy metal pollutants known, yet it is used in myriad products and production processes. Garfield Foundation grants focus on comprehensive source reduction to end the intentional use of mercury, eliminating exposure to and toxicity resulting from mercury pollution.Projects supported under the Mercury Source Reduction grants ...

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