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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Water Research Foundation
Amount:
USD $100,000 (USD unless defined below)
The Water Research Foundation The Water Research Foundation (WRF) is a centralized, nonprofit research organization for the water community whose mission is to advance the science of water to improve the quality of life. This is achieved through the timely identification and funding of needed research, followed by the communication of the research findings which ultimately allows ...
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. The program seeks proposals that explore ways for graduate students in research-based master’s and doctoral degree programs to develop the skills, knowledge, and competencies needed to pursue a...
American Geophysical Union
The Early Career Hydrologic Science Award is given annually to one honoree in recognition of outstanding contribution to the science of hydrologyan early career scientist (no more than six years post-degree by 1 January of the year of the award presentation) in recognition of outstanding contributions to the hydrological sciences. ...
New Energy Foundation
Applying for a New Energy Foundation Research GrantAs charitable contributions accumulate at New Energy Foundation (NEF), some funds will be assigned to worthwhile scientific research and engineering development projects in new energy. In some cases, specifics donor will be approached to fund a particular project, but when possible the NEF R&D grant will be awarded from the general ...
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Jan 06, 2016
The Environmental Research and Education Foundation is accepting pre-proposals for its Research in Sustainable Solid Waste Management grants program. The program supports research projects related to sustainable solid waste management practices, including waste minimization; recycling; waste conversion to energy, biofuels, chemicals, or other useful products; strategies to promote...
NSF
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Aug 19, 2016
REMINDER: This year we are starting the NSF-MRI downselect early to allow the PIs more time to prepare their proposals. Please note that major deadlines will be occurring over the summer. If you are aware of any PIs who may be interested in the downselect, please inform them now so they can plan accordingly. Limit: Penn State may only submit 3 proposals.  Up to 2 of the 3 proposals may be...
Consortium for Ocean Leadership
The International SeaKeepers Society is currently accepting research proposals for DISCOVERY Yacht expeditions.The SeaKeepers DISCOVERY Yachts program provides marine scientists with a unique and cost effective platform for at sea research by placing researchers on privately owned vessels to conduct oceanographic research. SeaKeepers is committed to promoting ocean research, education ...
Surdna Foundation
In 2050, approximately half of the U.S. building stock will consist of buildings that exist today. Considering that buildings contribute to nearly 40% of our country's carbon emissions, which runs up costs and compounds environmental problems, we know that improving the efficiency of the existing building stock is critical. We also know that bringing energy efficiency practices into more homes...
The purpose of the Research Collaboration Fellowship is to initiate and foster research collaborations between Penn State faculty at the University Park (UP) or the College of Medicine (CoM) and at campuses across the Commonwealth. Through this program faculty members with mutual research interests will be encouraged to form research partnerships and to jointly conduct research projects. The...
National Institute on Environmental Health Science
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Feb 01, 2016
Dear Colleagues: The National Institute on Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is extending the deadline for submissions for the Climate Change and Environmental Exposures Challenge (#climatechallengeNIEHS). To assure full participation and sufficient time for the development of high quality submissions, the deadline has been pushed back two months to February 1st. The...
Undefined
Amount:
USD $40,000 (USD unless defined below)
Programmatic Funding requests will be considered up to $40,000.Priority is given to organizations providing programs and services in the following areas: human services, public benefit, health, education, environment, arts & culture. Such initiatives must already have 75% of necessary funding committed. Programmatic initiatives will include technology and other equipment purchases. ...
Amount:
USD $150,000 (USD unless defined below)
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Jul 17, 2015
Shell GameChanger is soliciting early-stage innovative technology solutions and proposals in the following categories for potential funding and partnership opportunities. Waste heat recovery Marine seismic source technology Natural gas densification at low cost and high energy efficiency Improve hydrocarbon recovery from porous systems Open call for energy related innovations We are...
Fish and Wildlife Service
Amount:
USD $300,000 (USD unless defined below)
The National Fish Habitat Action Plan is a national investment strategy to leverage federal and privately raised funds to protect, restore, and enhance the nation's fish and aquatic habitats through partnerships that foster fish habitat conservation. Funds appropriated to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (Service) Fish and Aquatic Conservation (FAC) Program specifically to implement the...
Pew Charitable Trusts
Amount:
USD $150,000 (USD unless defined below)
Each year, five individuals or, occasionally, teams are selected by a prominent international panel of experts to receive the prestigious Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation. Each Pew Fellow is awarded a $150,000 grant, allocated over three years, to complete an original, research-based marine conservation project. Fellowships applications are by nomination only. ...
Energy Foundation
The Energy Foundation works to build markets for energy efficiency and renewable power sources, to increase our energy independence, create new jobs at home, and reduce the carbon pollution that comes from conventional coal-fired power plants. We coordinate powerful networks of diverse allies who work across the country to advance clean, affordable energy.Increasing energy efficiency ...
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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