Category Archives: Funding opportunities

Illinois Water Resources Center Annual Small Grants: Student Research Awards 2015 Call for Proposals

Via Lisa Merrifield at the Illinois Water Resources Center Due: Friday, October 31, 2014 The Illinois Water Resources Center (IWRC) requests proposals to fund promising graduate and undergraduate student research projects addressing Illinois water resources. We are particularly interested in … Continue reading

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National Science Foundation FY2015 funding opportunities

The National Science Foundation announced the FY2015 funding opportunities for Clean Energy Technologies. Examples of research topics include carbon dioxide sequestration and storage. For complete details on proposal submissions, see the National Science Foundation website.

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Data Purchase Program funds data purchases for researchers

Forwarded from Karen Hogenboom, Numeric and Spatial Data Librarian with the University Library: Do you need “small data” for your research?  Small data cost $5,000 or less, and the library will explore purchasing the data for your use and the … Continue reading

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Lewis and Clark Fund: A Unique Funding Opportunity for Doctoral Students Engaged in Field Work and Specimen Collection

The American Philosophical Society’s Lewis and Clark Fund is accepting proposals from doctoral students engaged in field studies in a wide range of disciplines–including many directly relevant to the work of the Prairie Research Institute.   If your graduate students … Continue reading

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NSF Geospace Environmental Modeling program RFP

Full proposals for the National Science Foundation Division of Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences’ Geospace Environmental Modeling (GEM) program are due October 15, 2014. “The Geospace Environment Modeling (GEM) program is a broad-based, community-initiated research program on the physics of the … Continue reading

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Simons Foundation – Targeted Grants in the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems

The Simons Foundation invites letters of intent for their Targeted Grants in the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems program. “The program is intended to foster a culture of theory-experiment collaboration similar to that prevailing in the physical sciences by supporting … Continue reading

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Environmental Curricula Grants

The Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation offers Environmental Curricula Grants of up to $1500 to “empower and encourage students to become involved in solving environmental and social problems, promote thoughtful and appropriate analysis and understanding of the natural world, and … Continue reading

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EPA Solicits Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grant Proposals

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a solicitation for a second round of Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grants. EPA will award grants totaling up to $4.5 million to eligible shoreline cities to fund green infrastructure projects that will improve … Continue reading

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Up To $27.5 Million Available From EPA for 2014 Great Lakes Restoration Projects

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today issued a Request for Applications soliciting proposals from states, municipalities, tribes, universities and nonprofit organizations for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to fund new projects to restore and protect the Great Lakes. Up to … Continue reading

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New Resilient Cities LibGuide published

The librarians at the Prairie Research Institute Library have developed a new guide to assist communities with becoming more resilient in the face of a changing climate and other threats. The guide includes information on: strategies for identifying and responding … Continue reading

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