Category Archives: Funding opportunities

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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Environmental Research & Education Foundation RFP for Solid Waste Research

The Environmental Research & Education Foundation has announced an RFP for Research in Sustainable Solid Waste Management.  Research areas funded include waste minimization, recycling, waste conversion to energy, waste diversion strategies, and landfilling.  Past awards have ranged from $15,000 to … Continue reading

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Climate Science Centers and National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Centers Accepting Statements of Interest for Research Funding – Fiscal Year 2015

Seven of the eight U.S. Department of the Interior Climate Science Centers (Alaska, North Central, Northeast, Pacific Islands, South Central, Southeast and Southwest) and the U.S. Geological Survey National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center are seeking Statements of Interest … Continue reading

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RFP from Eastern Tallgrass Prairie and Big Rivers Landscape Conservation Cooperative

The Eastern Tallgrass Prairie and Big Rivers (ETPBR) Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC) is seeking project ideas for potential funding in 2014. The ETPBR LCC is responsible for identifying, prioritizing, and supporting projects that will address the scientific uncertainties and needs … Continue reading

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ISTC Request for Proposals for FY15

To view the full RFP and learn more about ISTC’s Sponsored Research Program, visit http://www.istc.illinois.edu/research/. Program Overview The Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), a division of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, promotes sustainability through … Continue reading

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Grant Opportunity: National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program

The FY 2014 National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program has been posted. Grant applications are due March 27, 2014.

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Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Data-Driven Discovery Initiative

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, through it’s Data-Driven Discovery  Investigator Awards, seeks to support “individuals who exemplify multidisciplinary, data-driven science, coalescing natural sciences with methods from statistics and computer science.”   The focus areas are natural sciences (biology, physics, … Continue reading

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