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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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.

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

We collaborate with other groups to conserve landscapes in the San Francisco Bay Area, for the future generations who will call this region home.

Our goals are to maintain and, where possible, increase the Bay Area?s remarkable biodiversity, ecosystem services, and nature-based recreation opportunities. In order to achieve these objectives, we pursue several strategies:

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American Geophysical Union
Amount:
USD $$1,000 (USD unless defined below)

Established in 2008, the Yoram J. Kaufman Unselfish Cooperation in Research Award is given annually to one scientist, who is in the advanced stage of her/his career, in recognition of broad influence in atmospheric science through exceptional creativity, inspiration of younger scientists, mentoring, international collaborations, and unselfish cooperation in research.

Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Sep 08, 2016

The NSF Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) program within the Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP) is an umbrella for two complementary subprograms, Accelerating Innovation Research (AIR) and Building Innovation Capacity (BIC).

Pittsburgh Foundation

The goal of the New Investigator Research Grants is to provide research support for innovative basic scientists in Pennsylvania as they transition into an academic position as a new independent investigator. Proposals are required to address basic (fundamental, pure) questions addressing core principles in biology, physics and chemistry or at the disciplinary boundaries between these fields.

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

To protect existing development from sea_level rise and shoreline migration through dune creation and maintenance, beach fill projects and repair of existing shore protection structures.

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) is pleased to announce 24 new awardees for the NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) program, designed to encourage the development and implementation of bold, new, potentially transformative models for graduate education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

George Gund Foundation

Human well-being is inextricably linked to the quality of the environment, and urban areas bring this fact into sharp focus as historic disregard for the environment and modern development pressures create great challenges. The Foundation responds to these challenges by making grants to organizations that address environmental issues in Northeast Ohio.

Energy Foundation

The Climate Program seeks to build support for effective policies that would put a price on carbon and help us avoid the most serious impacts of climate change.

Pre-Proposal / LOI Deadline:
Aug 03, 2015

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH): Summer Stipends Program

Deadline: October 1, 2015
Institutional Limit: Two Faculty Members

 

Amount:
USD $$80,000 (USD unless defined below)

Graduate students in kinesiology and other graduate programs at Penn State have a unique opportunity to become innovators in physiology, bioinformatics, and genomics fields thanks to a recently awarded grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Undefined
Amount:
USD $$20,000 (USD unless defined below)

The National Geographic Society awards grants for scientific field research and exploration through its Committee for Research and Exploration. All proposed projects must have both a geographical dimension and relevance to other scientific fields and be of broad scientific interest.

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.

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

The goal of Sloan's Synthetic Biology initiative is to identify the risks associated with research in and applications of synthetic biology and to assess the ethical, regulatory, and public policy implications of these risks. Grantmaking aims to educate scientists, policy makers, journalists and the public about synthetic biology, improve biosecurity and biosafety within the field, lay ...

Oak Ridge Associated Universities

The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program provides opportunities for exceptional undergraduate and graduate students and recent Bachelor's, Master's, and Postdoctoral graduates to participate in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency?s (EPA) Office of Research and Development (ORD) research and administrative projects at multiple EPA laboratories and research centers.

Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund
Amount:
USD $$100,000 (USD unless defined below)

Supports mentored doctoral research projects in priority areas of arboriculture and urban forestry. The Research Fellowship Grant is offered as funds are available.

Award amount: $100,000

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Amount:
USD $$27,538 (USD unless defined below)

Inventorying endemic insects at White Sands National Monument

Eligibility: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

Energy Foundation

Our goal is to change the public narrative about clean energy and climate change by engaging with influential allies and communities from across the political spectrum.

We synthesize strategy, identify leaders, and deploy resources in order to make the greatest progress. We enhance the impact of our grantmaking by building the communications and outreach capacity of grantees and ...

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:
Jun 01, 2016

EREF Research Grant Pre-Proposal Deadline is June 1, 2016

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