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Sustainability Funding Opportunities

Check back daily for current sustainability-related, interdisciplinary opportunities from a wide range of government agencies.
DOC (Dept. of Commerce)
Posted:
February 17, 2017
Award:
$3M (20 Awards, $150K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
April 18, 2017

Develop aquaculture initiatives that will contribute to the continuing growth of United States aquaculture production.

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
February 15, 2017
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
April 18, 2017

Two-year cooperative agreement opportunity to State water resource agencies that collect water use data.

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
February 14, 2017
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
April 19, 2017

Develop a water marketing strategy to help prevent water-related conflicts and contribute to water supply sustainability. 

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USAID (Agency for International Development)
Posted:
February 9, 2017
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
February 24, 2017

Strengthen the capacity of utility executives and employees in USAID assisted countries to effectively manage and operate power systems, run financially viable businesses, and integrate different types of energy resources into their power grids. 

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HUD (Dept. of Housing and Urban Development)
Posted:
February 7, 2017
Award:
$48M (20 Awards, $2.5M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
March 23, 2017

Identify and remediate lead based paint hazards in privately owned rental or owner occupied housing. 

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HUD (Dept. of Housing and Urban Development)
Posted:
February 7, 2017
Award:
$45M (12 Awards, $3M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
March 23, 2017

Identify and remediate lead based paint hazards in privately owned rental or owner occupied housing.

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
February 2, 2017
Award:
$1.6M
Deadline:
March 20, 2017

Conduct research in topics that serve the public interest of safe and environmentally sound energy and mineral production on the nationals outer continental shelf.

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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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NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Posted:
January 26, 2017
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
April 7, 2017

Development of systems for applying Earth science research data to societal needs.

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
January 23, 2017
Award:
$4M (20 Awards, $600K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
April 5, 2017

Advance a robust predictive understanding of Earth’s climate and environmental systems and to inform the development of sustainable solutions to the Nation’s energy and environmental challenges.

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DOD (Dept. of Defense)
Posted:
January 19, 2017
Award:
$55M
Deadline:
May 25, 2017

Increase domestic advanced biofuels production capacity by establishing additional Integrated Biofuel Production Enterprise (IBPE) capabilities.

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
January 17, 2017
Award:
$25M (10 Awards, $6M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
March 21, 2017

Installation of cost-effective, highly efficient combined heat and power (CHP).

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DOC (Dept. of Commerce)
Posted:
January 13, 2017
Award:
$15M ($2M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
March 15, 2017

Implement projects that build resilient U.S. coastal communities, economies and ecosystems. 

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USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
January 11, 2017
Award:
$13M
Deadline:
March 27, 2017

Increase domestic consumption of and access to locally and regionally produced agricultural products.

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USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
January 11, 2017
Award:
$13M
Deadline:
March 27, 2017

Increase domestic consumption of and access to locally and regionally produced agricultural products.

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
January 9, 2017
Award:
$10M (12 Awards, $3.2M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
February 20, 2017

Enhance the economic and energy security of the United States through the development of energy technologies.

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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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DOC (Dept. of Commerce)
Posted:
January 4, 2017
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
March 31, 2017

An eligible applicant is any student, regardless of citizenship, who is enrolled towards a degree in a graduate program, that have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources. 

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USAID (Agency for International Development)
Posted:
December 30, 2016
Award:
$2M
Deadline:
February 20, 2017

Increase capacity of networks of local organizations to effectively address and/or participate in environmental health issue-based reform on behalf of their constituents

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
December 27, 2016
Award:
$700K (9 Awards, $100K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
March 15, 2017

Protection and restoration of the Great Lakes and Great Lakes Basin.

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
December 27, 2016
Award:
$4.2M (9 Awards, $800K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
March 15, 2017

Implementation of Great Lakes State Aquatic Invasive Nuisance Species Management Plans (State Plans).

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
December 22, 2016
Award:
$50M (50 Awards, $1M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
February 24, 2017

Long-term protection, restoration, enhancement and/or establishment of wetlands and associated uplands habitats for the benefit of all wetlands-associated migratory birds.

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HHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
December 19, 2016
Award:
$7M
Deadline:
March 7, 2017

Investigate the impact of climate change on emerging public health threats associated with marine and Great Lakes Basin environments.

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
December 15, 2016
Award:
$24M (30 AWards, $7.5M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
March 24, 2017

Develop and adopt sustainable transportation technologies.

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HHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
December 12, 2016
Award:
$1M
Deadline:
February 22, 2017

Develop a product, process or service for commercialization with the aim of reducing disparities in healthcare access and health outcomes.

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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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NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
December 8, 2016
Award:
$6M (8 Awards, $1.6M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
March 7, 2017

Minimize the energy impacts of processing, storing, and moving data within future computing systems.

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