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Sustainability Funding Opportunities

Check back daily for current sustainability-related, interdisciplinary opportunities from a wide range of government agencies.
DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
June 21, 2017
Award:
$99K
Deadline:
June 21, 2017

Address the relationships among forest treatments to impacts on soil abiotic parameters on important soil groups. 

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DOE (U.S. Department of Energy)
Posted:
June 20, 2017
Award:
$13.5M (7 Awards, $6M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
July 14, 2017

Successfully complete the maturation of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell technology from its present state to the point of commercial readiness. 

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
June 19, 2017
Award:
$9M (2 Awards, $4.5M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
September 7, 2017

Provide science and technical support regarding the impacts of climate change in fish, wildlife, plants and ecological processes.

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DOE (U.S. Department of Energy)
Posted:
June 16, 2017
Award:
$10M (10 Awards, $2M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
August 18, 2017

Theoretical and computational research relevant to the U.S. magnetic fusion energy sciences program.

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HHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
June 6, 2017
Award:
$350K (16 Awards)
Deadline:
August 1, 2017

Support for minority and/or disadvantaged communities disproportionately impacted by the opioid epidemic, childhood/adolescent obesity, or serious mental illness.

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HHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
June 5, 2017
Award:
$775K (4 Awards, $250K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
August 1, 2017

Innovative and promising practices that move the aging network towards evidenced based practices that enhance the quality, effectiveness of nutrition services programs or outcomes within the aging services network.

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DOE (U.S. Department of Energy)
Posted:
May 30, 2017
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
June 28, 2017

Emerging technologies with the potential to create high-quality domestic manufacturing jobs and enhance the global competitiveness of the United States.

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DOD (U.S. Department of Defense)
Posted:
May 26, 2017
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
June 26, 2017

Design and implement stream restoration measures to restore these streams to their natural state.

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
May 12, 2017
Award:
$4M (30 Awards, $200K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
September 1, 2017

Develop and implement programs for the benefit of wildlife and their habitat and species of Tribal cultural or traditional importance.

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USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
May 11, 2017
Award:
$4.85M (50 Awards, $613K Awards Ceiling)
Deadline:
July 10, 2017

Deliver crop insurance education and information to U.S. agricultural producers in Pennsylvania where there is traditionally, and continues to be a low level of Federal crop insurance participation and availability, and producers are underserved by the Federal crop insurance program.

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DOI (Dept. of Interior)
Posted:
May 9, 2017
Award:
$9.6M (4 Awards, $2.4M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
July 9, 2017

Assist Pennsylvania in conserving land and natural resources in the Highlands Region through Federal assistance for land conservation projects in which a State entity acquires land or an interest in land from a willing seller to permanently protect resources of high conservation value.

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DOS (U.S. Dept. of State)
Posted:
May 8, 2017
Award:
$950K
Deadline:
July 4, 2017

Advance the U.S. National Strategy for Combating Wildlife Trafficking and its associated implementation plan.

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HHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
May 3, 2017
Award:
$2.4M (18 Awards, $100K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
June 30, 2017

Enhance and develop health management infrastructure and assist Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations.

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USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
April 21, 2017
Award:
$18M
Deadline:
June 28, 2017

Professional development opportunities for K-14 teachers and education professionals; training of undergraduate students in research and extension; and fellowships for predoctoral and postdoctoral candidates.

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EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)
Posted:
April 19, 2017
Award:
$11M (80 Awards, $2.5M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
July 20, 2017

Projects that achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions in terms of tons of pollution produced by diesel engines and diesel emissions exposure.

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USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
April 17, 2017
Award:
$6.3M
Deadline:
July 13, 2017

Enable the nation's agriculture and forest lands to adapt to current and future climate conditions, maintain or increase production, efficiently use soil and water resources, and improve soil, water and air conditions.

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USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
April 17, 2017
Award:
$9.6M
Deadline:
June 28, 2017

Achieve the long term outcome of reducing our nation’s dependence on foreign oil. 

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USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
April 11, 2017
Award:
$150M
Deadline:
September 30, 2017

Build foundation of knowledge critical for solving current and future societal challenges. Priority areas are: Plant Health and Production and Plant Products; Animal Health and Production and Animal Products; Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health; Bioenergy, Natural Resources, and Environment; Agriculture Systems and Technology; and Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities.

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
April 6, 2017
Award:
$6M (15 awards, $1M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
August 4, 2017

Address regional or national level priority needs (called national conservation needs) of the State fish and wildlife agencies that are beyond the scope and capabilities of a single state. 

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USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
March 24, 2017
Award:
$34M (6 Awards, $5.2M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
August 2, 2017

Multidisciplinary systems approaches which integrate new technologies and strategic management that solve water availability and quality challenges in food production systems.

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NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
February 22, 2017
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
February 22, 2018

Research to advance fundamental and quantitative understanding of the interactions of biological and environmental media with nanomaterials and nanosystems. 

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NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
February 22, 2017
Award:
$13M
Deadline:
October 20, 2017

Fundamental engineering research that will enable innovative processes for the sustainable production of electricity and fuels, and for energy storage. 

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NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
February 22, 2017
Award:
$7M
Deadline:
October 20, 2017

Promote sustainable engineered systems that support human well-being and that are also compatible with sustaining natural (environmental) systems.

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HHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
January 30, 2017
Award:
$19M (55 Awards, $1.1M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
April 3, 2019

Encourage the safe production of fresh fruits and vegetables and to promote compliance with the requirements of FDA’s Regulation.

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
January 27, 2017
Award:
$16M (12 Awards, $1M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
June 30, 2017

Protect, restore and enhance coastal wetland ecosystems and associated uplands. 

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NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
January 6, 2017
Award:
$7.4M (30 Awards)
Deadline:
January 6, 2018

Research that addresses the deep-time sedimentary crust and advances our understanding of environmental and evolutionary change.

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
December 12, 2016
Award:
$1M
Deadline:
August 31, 2017

Undertake restoration actions that will help avert federal listing of species.

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
December 8, 2016
Award:
$10M
Deadline:
August 31, 2018

Restoration, rehabilitation, and improvement of wildlife habitat, wildlife management research.

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
December 8, 2016
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
December 31, 2018

Implementation of programs for the benefit of wildlife and their habitats, including species that are not hunted or fished.

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
November 16, 2016
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
August 31, 2018

Develop and implement programs for the benefit of wildlife and their habitats, including species that are not hunted or fished. 

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