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Sustainability Funding Opportunities

Check back daily for current sustainability-related, interdisciplinary opportunities from a wide range of government agencies. Click "More…" for full announcements.
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USAID (US Agency for International Development)
Posted:
August 27, 2014
Award:
$13.7M (20 Awards, $13.7M Award Ceiling)
Modification:
1
Deadline:
November 3, 2014

Address the root causes of hunger and poverty and forge long-term solutions to chronic food insecurity and nutrition.

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NEH
Posted:
August 26, 2014
Award:
$350,000
Deadline:
December 3, 2014

Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections (SCHC) helps cultural institutions meet the complex challenge of preserving large and diverse holdings of humanities materials for future generations by supporting sustainable conservation measures that mitigate deterioration and prolong the useful life of collections. Libraries, archives, museums, and historical organizations across the country face an enormous challenge: to preserve collections that facilitate research, strengthen teaching, and provide opportunities for life-long learning in the humanities.

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DOC
Posted:
August 19, 2014
Award:
$200,000
Deadline:
November 18, 2014

The purpose of this document is to advise the public that NOAA/NOS/NCCOS/CSCOR is soliciting proposals under the Ecological Effects of Sea Level Rise (EESLR) Program to improve the management of regional and local ecosystem effects of sea level rise and coastal inundation through targeted research on key technologies, natural and nature-based infrastructure, physical and biological processes, and model evaluation.

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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HHS
Posted:
August 8, 2014
Award:
$300,000
Deadline:
November 19, 2014

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits applications for research training activities in linked Hubs of Interdisciplinary Research and Training in Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth).

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).

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:
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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