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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.
NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
August 28, 2015
Award:
$2.4M ($800K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
December 14, 2015

Create a well-connected and facile environment to share data and knowledge accelerating the ability of the geosciences community to understand and predict the Earth system.

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
August 28, 2015
Award:
$2M
Deadline:
November 13, 2015

Develop commercially viable bioenergy and bioproducts to enable sustainable, nationwide production of biofuels that are compatible with today’s transportation infrastructure, can reduce GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions, and can displace a share of petroleum-derived fuels to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil.

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HHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
August 27, 2015
Award:
$950K
Deadline:
November 3, 2015

Support a national food safety training, education, extension, outreach, and technical assistance system.

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
August 26, 2015
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
September 17, 2015

 The Solar Decathlon is a high-profile DOE-branded education and workforce development program for university-level students. 

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USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
August 21, 2015
Award:
$22.5M
Deadline:
November 6, 2015

Provide financial assistance to owners and operators of agricultural and non-industrial private forest land who wish to establish, produce, and deliver biomass feedstocks.

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
August 17, 2015
Award:
$79,501
Deadline:
August 31, 2015

Bring together historical data on butterflies.

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NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
August 12, 2015
Award:
$9M (10 Awards, $3M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
November 16, 2015

Provide research opportunities for the study of Earth systems that operate across components of the Earth.

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DOD (Dept. of Defense)
Posted:
August 11, 2015
Award:
$10M
Deadline:
September 10, 2015

Training and education services relating to natural resources conservation and outdoor recreation management.

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
August 11, 2015
Award:
$20M (15 Awards, $1M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
August 31, 2015

Develop bench scale and pilot scale projects for recovering Rare Earth Elements from coal and coal byproducts.

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DOT (Dept. of Transportation)
Posted:
August 7, 2015
Award:
$4M
Deadline:
October 15, 2015

Provide a wide range of products and services to assist agencies in achieving environmental excellence in delivering their transportation programs and projects.

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
August 3, 2015
Award:
$1.4M (34 Awards, $80K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
October 2, 2015
DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
July 29, 2015
Award:
$1M (15 Awards)
Deadline:
August 31, 2015

Develop bench scale and pilot scale projects for recovering Rare Earth Elements from coal and coal byproducts.

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
July 29, 2015
Award:
$1.9M (8 Awards, $200,000 Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
November 3, 2015

Projects that develop and demonstrate improved technologies to address public safety and environmental issues related to the mining of coal and reclamation of the lands affected after mining.

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NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
July 24, 2015
Award:
$10M
Deadline:
October 20, 2015

Research which applies principles to avoid or minimize solid, liquid, and gaseous discharges, resulting from human activities on land, inland and coastal waters, and air, while promoting resource and energy conservation and recovery.

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NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
July 24, 2015
Award:
$13M
Deadline:
October 20, 2015

Support fundamental engineering research that will enable innovative processes for the sustainable production of electricity and fuels.

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