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Sustainability Funding Opportunities

Check back daily for current sustainability-related, interdisciplinary opportunities from a wide range of government agencies.
DOT (Department of Transportation)
Posted:
June 22, 2016
Award:
$3.125 M
Deadline:
August 19, 2016

Award one Cooperative Agreement to operate a national pedestrian and bicycle information center.

DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
June 20, 2016
Award:
$70M
Deadline:
September 28, 2016

 Supports the establishment of a Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Reducing EMbodied-energy And Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) in Materials Manufacturing.

DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
June 20, 2016
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
July 25, 2016

Solicit feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders, including building owners and operators, on questions related to residential and commercial HVAC&R technologies.

DOC (Department of Commerce)
Posted:
June 14, 2016
Award:
$8.5M (10 Total Awards, $2M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
August 16, 2016

Implement projects that use a proactive approach to improve or restore coastal habitat

DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
June 9, 2016
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
July 9, 2016

Setting and achieving broad-scale conservation objectives that strategically address the problems fish and wildlife will face in the future. 

DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
June 8, 2016
Award:
$1.5M (7 Total Awards, $400K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
July 24, 2016

Stimulate innovative large power transformer designs that promote greater standardization to increase grid resilience in the event of the loss of one or more large power transformers.

DOS (Dept. of State)
Posted:
June 3, 2016
Award:
300K
Deadline:
July 18, 2016

Support monitoring and evaluation of its trade-related environmental cooperation programs.

DOS (Dept. of State)
Posted:
June 2, 2016
Award:
$300K
Deadline:
July 18, 2016

Promote the measurable adoption of cleaner production practices and technologies in micro, small, and medium enterprises in Panama and in countries that are U.S. partners in the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement.

DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
June 1, 2016
Award:
$60M (200 Total Awards, $2.5M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
July 19, 2016

Ensure that the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center is responsive to the research and management needs of Federal and State agencies to provide science and technical support regarding the impacts of climate change in fish, wildlife, plants and ecological processes.

DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
June 1, 2016
Award:
$60M (200 Total Awards, $2.5M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
July 29, 2016

Matching grants to states and through states to local governments for the acquisition and development of lands and waters for outdoor recreation purposes.

DHHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
May 26, 2016
Award:
$300K
Deadline:
July 25, 2016

Support the UCEDD's provision of a Diversity Training program that equips all levels of the UCEDD with the skills, knowledge, strategies and methods to guide the work of sustaining diversity and cultural and linguistic competence within programs concerned with developmental disabilities.

EPA (Environmental Projection Agency)
Posted:
May 26, 2016
Award:
$600K (3 Total Awards, $150K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
July 15, 2016

Solicits proposals to enable tribal climate change and health impacts curriculum development and training, web communications, and outreach.

EPA (Environmental Projection Agency)
Posted:
May 18, 2016
Award:
$3M
Deadline:
August 2, 2016

Seeking applications proposing to expand and inform the understanding of the mechanism(s) by which air pollution contributes to the development of cardiovascular disease.

DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
May 18, 2016
Award:
$5.5M (6 total awards, $1.5M award ceiling)
Deadline:
July 18, 2016

Develop enabling technology that address challenges with advanced combustion, to include two technology pathways:(1) pressurized oxy-combustion and (2) chemical looping combustion.

EPA (Environmental Projection Agency)
Posted:
May 18, 2016
Award:
$800K (8 total awards, $200K award ceiling)
Deadline:
June 23, 2016

Projects that develop or refine state/tribal/local government wetland programs as a whole, or individual components of those programs. 

DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
May 17, 2016
Award:
$400K (75 total awards, $25K award ceiling)
Deadline:
July 16, 2016

 Targets the most significant environmental problems in the Great Lakes ecosystem by funding and implementing federal projects that address these problems.

DHHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
May 16, 2016
Award:
$200K
Deadline:
September 7, 2016

Invite qualified researchers to submit grant applications aimed at improving and developing methodology in the behavioral and social sciences through innovations in research design, measurement, data collection and data analysis techniques.

USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
May 13, 2016
Award:
$21M
Deadline:
September 22, 2016

Achieve the long term outcome of reducing the national dependence on foreign oil through the development and production of regionally-appropriate sustainable bioenergy systems.

DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
May 12, 2016
Award:
$263.5K
Deadline:
July 12, 2016

Address multiple local, regional, and continental goals for sustaining migratory bird populations by developing scientifically based landscape conservation plans and habitat projects that benefit migratory birds and other wildlife populations.

DOA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
May 12, 2016
Award:
$150K (2 total awards, $75K award ceiling)
Deadline:
June 24, 2016

Availability of Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies.

NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
May 6, 2016
Award:
$25M (20 total awards)
Deadline:
September 19, 2016

 Better understand and mitigate the risks posed to the US by natural hazards, consistent with the mandate of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
May 5, 2016
Award:
$10.7M
Deadline:
August 4, 2016

 Addresses critical water resources issues such as drought, excess soil moisture, flooding, quality and others in an agricultural context.

USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
May 5, 2016
Award:
$4.3M (250 total awards, $99K award ceiling)
Deadline:
July 5, 2016

Deliver crop insurance education and risk management training to U.S. agricultural producers to assist them in identifying and managing production, marketing, legal, financial, and human risk.

USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
May 3, 2016
Award:
$16.8M
Deadline:
July 7, 2016

Focuses on the societal challenge to keep American agriculture competitive and end world hunger by ensuring the availability and accessibility of safe and nutritious food.

DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
May 3, 2016
Award:
$52M (4 Total Awards, $1.4M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
July 19, 2016

Ensure that the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center is responsive to the research and management needs of Federal and State agencies to provide science and technical support regarding the impacts of climate change in fish, wildlife, plants and ecological processes.

DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
May 2, 2016
Award:
$50M (50 total awards, $1M award ceiling)
Deadline:
July 14, 2016

Projects must involve only long-term protection, restoration, enhancement and/or establishment of wetlands and associated uplands habitats for the benefit of all wetlands-associated migratory birds. 

DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
May 2, 2016
Award:
$25M (15 total awards, $4M award ceiling)
Deadline:
August 26, 2016

Research and development of highly scalable distribution system planning and real-time operation solutions that enables seamless interconnection and integration of high penetration solar generation onto the electricity grid in a cost-effective, secure, and reliable manner.

USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
April 28, 2016
Award:
$6M
Deadline:
August 3, 2016

Promotes and enhances the scientific discipline of food safety, with an overall aim of protecting consumers from microbial and chemical contaminants that may occur during all stages of the food chain, from production to consumption. 

USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
April 22, 2016
Award:
$3.7M (40 Total Grants, $200K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
June 21, 2016

The U.S. Forest Service will support projects in the Great Lakes basin that restore tree canopy lost to infestation by emerald ash borer, create or improve green infrastructure and restore the structure and function of coastal wetlands and lake-affected riparian areas.

DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
April 21, 2016
Award:
$3M (3 Total Grants, $1.5M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
August 25, 2016

To develop energy efficient replacement lamps in general illumination applications

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