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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The Penn State Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office also lists seed grant funding opportunities.

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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 ...
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 ...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology offers fellowships for journalists to devote an academic year to study science, medicine, technology and environmental research. Fellows also meet in special seminars with nearly 60 world-class experts. ...
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...
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. ...
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. Next-generation electric vehicles entering the market could eventually transform the ...
June 4, 2015 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, production, and use of...
DOE Announces Notice of Intent to Issue Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Research, Development, and Demonstration FOA The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) intends to issue, on behalf of the Fuel Cell Technologies Office, a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) entitled "Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Research, Development, and Demonstration." The FOA will offer up to $35...
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute
Amount:
USD $2,900 (USD unless defined below)
Graduate Fellowship MissionThe CHCI Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to enhance participants' leadership abilities, strengthen professional skills and produce more competent and competitive Latino professionals.Graduate Fellowship Program DescriptionThe nine month paid Fellowship Program offers exceptional Latinos who have earned at least a master's degree within three ...
Center for Security Research and Education
Amount:
USD $15,000 (USD unless defined below)
The Center for Security Research and Education (CSRE) at Penn State is announcing its 2018-2019 Seed Grant Program to support security-related scholarship and educational programs at Penn State. University faculty and researchers are eligible to apply in the fall 2018 semester by Nov. 1, or in the spring 2019 semester by Feb. 15. Grants up to $15,000 are available to Penn...

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