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Sustainability Funding Opportunities

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DOE
DOE (Dept.of Energy)
Posted:
August 13, 2014
Award:
$30M (18 Awards, $10M Award Ceiling)
Modification:
2
Deadline:
September 25, 2014

Support the creation of transformational energy technologies and systems.

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EPA
EPA
Posted:
August 6, 2014
Award:
$150,000
Deadline:
September 22, 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Chesapeake Bay Program Office (CBPO) is announcing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for applicants to provide the Chesapeake Bay Program (CBP) non-federal partners with technical and programmatic support related to implementation of the agricultural components of the Chesapeake Bay watershed jurisdictions’ (listed below) watershed implementation plans (WIPs).

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DOC (Department of Commerce)
Posted:
July 22, 2014
Award:
200,000
Deadline:
August 10, 2014

Climate variability and change present society with significant economic, health, safety, and national security challenges. NOAA advances scientific and technical programs to help society cope with and adapt to today’s variations in climate and to prepare for tomorrow’s. Toward this end, the agency conducts and supports climate research, essential oceanic and atmospheric observations, modeling, information management, assessments, interdisciplinary decision support research, outreach, education, and stakeholder partnership development.

DOE
DOE
Posted:
June 5, 2014
Award:
$1,000,000
Modification:
1
Deadline:
September 10, 2014

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is an organization focused on achieving aggressive and well-defined mid-to-long term clean energy goals for the United States of America. In that context, EERE has established multi-year plans and roadmaps. EERE focuses the majority of its resources on a limited number of "highest probability of success" pathways/approaches to ensure that the program initiatives are supported at a critical mass (both in terms of dollars and time) for maximum impact.

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NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
March 13, 2014
Award:
$10,798,000 (118 Awards)
Deadline:
February 19, 2015

Research that transforms engineering principles to avoid discharges resulting from human activity, into land, water and air while promoting energy conservation.

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NSF
NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
February 19, 2014
Award:
$600K (40 Awards, $16K Award Ceiling)
Modification:
1
Deadline:
August 14, 2014

Promote scientific research in geography and spatial science that address challenges facing society.

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NSF
NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
January 22, 2014
Award:
$4,593,00 (68 Awards)
Modification:
2
Deadline:
February 19, 2015

Exam and mitigate the environmental effects of nantechnologies.

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DOI (Department of the Interior)
Posted:
January 14, 2014
Award:
$4M (65 Awards, $250K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
January 1, 2015

Protect, restore and enhance the nation's fish and aquatic communities through partnerships that foster fish habitat conservation.

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NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
November 15, 2013
Award:
NA
Modification:
12
Deadline:
October 31, 2014

Provide new avenues of basic research and technologies regarding water and water solutions.

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NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
November 15, 2013
Award:
NA
Deadline:
November 3, 2014

Design and analyze adaptive engineering networks with emphasis on renewable, sustainable, and distibuted energy systems.

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NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
November 14, 2013
Award:
$11M (35 Awards, $1M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
October 15, 2014

Utilize key geological, chemical, atmospheric, and biological records of climate system variability.

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HHS (Department of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
June 14, 2013
Award:
$200K
Deadline:
September 7, 2016

Provide access to quality healthcare services for a vulnerable demographic and influence healthy behaviors.

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DOI (Department of the Interior)
Posted:
May 20, 2013
Award:
$16M (250 Awards, $1M Award Ceiling)
Modification:
3
Deadline:
September 30, 2014

Use population and habitat data, ecological models and focused monitoring to develop strategies that result in measurable fish/wildlife population outcomes.

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HHS (Department of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
April 25, 2013
Award:
$150K (15 Awards, $10K Award Ceiling)
Modification:
1
Deadline:
July 2, 2015

Organize food protection task force meetings that collaborate within the state in regards to food protection, public health and more.

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HHS (Department of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
April 24, 2013
Award:
$200K Award Ceiling
Deadline:
September 7, 2016

Develop innovative measurement tools for community engaged research efforts (NINR).

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