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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.

Oak Ridge Associated Universities


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.

Shared Earth Foundation
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.


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.


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.


Win $150k to realize your healthcare business idea! Applications are open NOW

Do you have an innovative idea that could tackle humanity's most pressing healthcare needs?

USD $$2,000,000 (USD unless defined below)
Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
May 19, 2016
Please see attachment.
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.

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.

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.

Wilburforce Foundation
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 ...

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.

Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Applicant should have a Bachelors Degree in Environmental and Marine Sciences or related fields.

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.

Christensen Fund
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.