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Sustainability Funding Opportunities

Current sustainability-related, interdisciplinary opportunities from Penn State and a wide range of government agencies can be found in the database below. Penn State's Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office (SIRO) also hosts a list of Penn State funding opportunities at research.psu.edu/siro/seed-grants.

Penn STate
Posted:
July 16, 2018
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
September 4, 2018

The Fall 2018 Strategic Plan request for proposal application is now available and due by September 4, 2018, 11:59 PM. There will be an additional request for proposal call due in January 2019 as well. 

The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost is making funds available through seed grants for pilot projects that support the university's 2016-2020 Strategic Plan, Our Commitment to Impact. Current Penn State faculty, staff and students are encouraged to work with the appropriate Strategic Plan Steering Committees to develop initiative proposals. 

USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
April 30, 2018
Award:
$24M
Deadline:
July 19, 2018

Developing the next generation of research, education, and extension professionals in the food and agricultural sciences.

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DOI (Dept. of Interior)
Posted:
April 13, 2018
Award:
$750K
Deadline:
September 14, 2018

An invitiation to submit proposals for matching grants to support projects that would acquire or develop public land for outdoor recreation purposes located within or serving Census-delineated "urbanized areas": places with a population of 50,000 or more people that are densely settled.

NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
March 19, 2018
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
September 26, 2018

Significantly advance our understanding of the food-energy-water system of systems through quantitative, predictive and computational modeling, including support for relevant cyberinfrastructure.

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NIH (National Institutes of Health)
Posted:
November 3, 2017
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
May 7, 2019

Support changes to prevent or reduce exposure to harmful environmental exposures and improve the health of a community.

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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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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:
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 13, 2015
Award:
$24M (10 Awards)
Deadline:
November 29, 2018

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

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DHHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
September 25, 2015
Award:
$3M (20 Awards, $250K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
October 24, 2018

Provide high quality training in the core occupational safety and health disciplines of industrial hygiene (IH), occupational health nursing (OHN), occupational medicine residency (OMR), occupational safety (OS).

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