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Sustainability Funding Opportunities

Check back daily for current sustainability-related, interdisciplinary opportunities from a wide range of government agencies.
Belment Forum
Posted:
October 19, 2017
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
March 9, 2018

Development and application of scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services across spatial scales of relevance to multiple types of decisions.

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DOE
Posted:
October 17, 2017
Award:
$3M (3 Awards, $1.5M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
January 18, 2018

Research technologies that can improve the energy efficiency of fluid power systems for commercial off-road vehicles.

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HHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
October 11, 2017
Award:
$3M (8 Awards, $425K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
April 2, 2018

Demonstrate the effectiveness of community-based networks in improving health outcomes among racial and ethnic minority and/or other disadvantaged populations. 

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
October 6, 2017
Award:
$26M (14 Awards, $3M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
November 22, 2017

Develop carbon dioxide capture transformational materials, processes, and enabling technologies at bench scale for pulverized coal or natural gas fired power plants that enable step change reductions in current CO2 capture cost and energy penalties in support of DOE’s Carbon Capture Program goal.

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USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
October 4, 2017
Award:
$5M (70 Awards, $100K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
December 8, 2017

Implement a farm to school programs that improves access to local foods in eligible schools.

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USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
October 2, 2017
Award:
$4M (33 Awards, $1M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
January 2, 2018

Evaluate current landfill conditions to determine threats to water resources in rural areas; provide technical assistance and/or training to help associations reduce the solid waste stream.

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HHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
September 22, 2017
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
September 7, 2020

Support for highly integrated research teams of three to six PD/PIs to address ambitious and challenging research questions that are important for the mission of National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS).

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
September 19, 2017
Award:
$36M (6 Awards, $10M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
October 31, 2017

Pilot scale testing of transformational solvent or membrane based carbon dioxide capture technologies and to support design work for a commercial scale, post combustion carbon dioxide capture system at an existing coal fueled generating unit, or a facility producing similar flue gas. 

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USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
September 12, 2017
Award:
$8.6M
Deadline:
December 4, 2017

Meet the food needs of low-income individuals through food distribution, community outreach to assist in participation in Federally assisted nutrition programs, or improving access to food as part of a comprehensive service.

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
September 11, 2017
Award:
$62M (12 Awards, $35M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
January 18, 2018

Applied research and development to enable the reduction of the levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) generated by concentrating solar power (CSP) to 6 ¢/kWh-electric or less, without subsidies.

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
September 7, 2017
Award:
$20M (12 Awards, $3M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
December 15, 2017

Research that can enable significant reductions in the lifetime costs of power electronics (PE) for solar photovoltaic (PV) energy.

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DOC (Dept. of Commerce)
Posted:
August 30, 2017
Award:
$600K (10 Awards, $300K)
Deadline:
February 15, 2018

The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) provides matching grants for international coral reef conservation projects.

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NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities)
Posted:
August 17, 2017
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
October 17, 2017

Expand the role of the humanities in undergraduate education at two- and four-year institutions.

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NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Posted:
August 8, 2017
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
November 3, 2017

Supporting research and technology in space and Earth sciences.

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NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
July 21, 2017
Award:
$11M ( $1M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
October 20, 2017

Utilize key geological, chemical, atmospheric (gas in ice cores), and biological records of climate system variability to provide insights into the mechanisms and rate of change that characterized Earth's past climate variability, the sensitivity of Earth's climate system to changes in forcing, and the response of key components of the Earth system to these changes.

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DOC (Dept. of Commerce)
Posted:
July 12, 2017
Award:
$3M (10 Awards, $750K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
December 8, 2017

Offer new insights into climate variability and marine ecosystems.

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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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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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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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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 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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NIH (National Institutes of Health)
Posted:
October 27, 2015
Award:
$3M
Deadline:
February 27, 2019

Identify the most talented Early Stage Investigators (ESIs) who intend to make a long-term commitment to research in the Environmental Health Sciences and assist them in launching an innovative research program focused on the understanding of environmental exposure effects on peoples health.

DHHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
October 21, 2015
Award:
$50M
Deadline:
October 30, 2017

Conduct ongoing searches for, and support calls for, potential qualified countermeasures and qualified pandemic or epidemic products.

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
October 19, 2015
Award:
$415M
Deadline:
October 24, 2017

Advanced research, development and acquisition of medical countermeasures such as vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics, as well as innovative approaches to meet the threat of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) agents.

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DHHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
October 19, 2015
Award:
$415M
Deadline:
October 30, 2017

Conduct ongoing searches for, and support calls for, potential qualified countermeasures and qualified pandemic or epidemic products.

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DHHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
October 19, 2015
Award:
$50M
Deadline:
October 24, 2017

Conduct ongoing searches for, and support calls for, potential qualified countermeasures and qualified pandemic or epidemic products.

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DHHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
October 13, 2015
Award:
$24M (10 Awards)
Deadline:
November 29, 2018

Provide funding for Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health®.

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