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Sustainability Funding Opportunities

Check back daily for current sustainability-related, interdisciplinary opportunities from a wide range of government agencies.
DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
July 5, 2016
Award:
$1.29M (1,290,000 Total Awards, $10M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
September 5, 2016

To establish an Endangered Species Recovery Fund through which the Bureau of Land Management can provide funding to projects leading to the recovery of select imperiled species on BLM lands.

DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
June 24, 2016
Award:
$22.5K (3 total awards, $10K award ceiling)
Deadline:
August 23, 2016

Application of eDNA technology to Narrow-Headed Gartersnake Conservation and Management, Disease Assessment in Narrow-Headed Gartersnakes, and Microscopic Mite Assessment from Wild Narrow-Headed Gartersnakes.

DOC (Department of Commerce)
Posted:
June 24, 2016
Award:
$160K
Deadline:
August 1, 2016

Seeking applications for a national technical assistance program related to small-scale manufacturing as a complement to other economic growth drivers which communities can foster to promote economic diversity and resilience.

DOC (Department of Commerce)
Posted:
June 24, 2016
Award:
$300K
Deadline:
August 1, 2016

Seeking a research proposal focusing on the economic and resiliency impacts of disaster mitigation funding.

DOS (Dept. of State)
Posted:
June 23, 2016
Award:
$160K
Deadline:
July 25, 2016

Invites proposals for a cooperative agreement to design and implement a two-to-three week exchange program that will provide at least 18 Austrian university students with intensive, hands-on entrepreneurship education and leadership development training

DOT (Department of Transportation)
Posted:
June 22, 2016
Award:
$3.125 M
Deadline:
August 19, 2016

Award one Cooperative Agreement to operate a national pedestrian and bicycle information center.

DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
June 20, 2016
Award:
$70M
Deadline:
September 28, 2016

 Supports the establishment of a Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Reducing EMbodied-energy And Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) in Materials Manufacturing.

DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
June 20, 2016
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
July 25, 2016

Solicit feedback from industry, academia, research laboratories, government agencies, and other stakeholders, including building owners and operators, on questions related to residential and commercial HVAC&R technologies.

DOC (Department of Commerce)
Posted:
June 14, 2016
Award:
$8.5M (10 Total Awards, $2M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
August 16, 2016

Implement projects that use a proactive approach to improve or restore coastal habitat

DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
June 8, 2016
Award:
$1.5M (7 Total Awards, $400K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
July 24, 2016

Stimulate innovative large power transformer designs that promote greater standardization to increase grid resilience in the event of the loss of one or more large power transformers.

DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
June 6, 2016
Award:
$22.3M (8 Total Awards, $10M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
August 29, 2016

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is issuing, on behalf of the Vehicle Technologies Office, this FOA," which will include: 1) Plug-in Electric Drive Vehicle Program, 2) Direct Injection Propane Engine and 3) Alternative Fuel Vehicle Community Partner Projects

DOS (Dept. of State)
Posted:
June 3, 2016
Award:
300K
Deadline:
July 18, 2016

Support monitoring and evaluation of its trade-related environmental cooperation programs.

DOS (Dept. of State)
Posted:
June 2, 2016
Award:
$300K
Deadline:
July 18, 2016

Promote the measurable adoption of cleaner production practices and technologies in micro, small, and medium enterprises in Panama and in countries that are U.S. partners in the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement.

DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
June 1, 2016
Award:
$60M (200 Total Awards, $2.5M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
July 19, 2016

Ensure that the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center is responsive to the research and management needs of Federal and State agencies to provide science and technical support regarding the impacts of climate change in fish, wildlife, plants and ecological processes.

DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
June 1, 2016
Award:
$60M (200 Total Awards, $2.5M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
July 29, 2016

Matching grants to states and through states to local governments for the acquisition and development of lands and waters for outdoor recreation purposes.

DHHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
May 26, 2016
Award:
$300K
Deadline:
July 25, 2016

Support the UCEDD's provision of a Diversity Training program that equips all levels of the UCEDD with the skills, knowledge, strategies and methods to guide the work of sustaining diversity and cultural and linguistic competence within programs concerned with developmental disabilities.

EPA (Environmental Projection Agency)
Posted:
May 26, 2016
Award:
$600K (3 Total Awards, $150K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
July 15, 2016

Solicits proposals to enable tribal climate change and health impacts curriculum development and training, web communications, and outreach.

EPA (Environmental Projection Agency)
Posted:
May 18, 2016
Award:
$3M
Deadline:
August 2, 2016

Seeking applications proposing to expand and inform the understanding of the mechanism(s) by which air pollution contributes to the development of cardiovascular disease.

DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
May 18, 2016
Award:
$5.5M (6 total awards, $1.5M award ceiling)
Deadline:
July 18, 2016

Develop enabling technology that address challenges with advanced combustion, to include two technology pathways:(1) pressurized oxy-combustion and (2) chemical looping combustion.

DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
May 17, 2016
Award:
$400K (75 total awards, $25K award ceiling)
Deadline:
July 16, 2016

 Targets the most significant environmental problems in the Great Lakes ecosystem by funding and implementing federal projects that address these problems.

DHHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
May 16, 2016
Award:
$200K
Deadline:
September 7, 2016

Invite qualified researchers to submit grant applications aimed at improving and developing methodology in the behavioral and social sciences through innovations in research design, measurement, data collection and data analysis techniques.

USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
May 13, 2016
Award:
$21M
Deadline:
September 22, 2016

Achieve the long term outcome of reducing the national dependence on foreign oil through the development and production of regionally-appropriate sustainable bioenergy systems.

NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
May 6, 2016
Award:
$25M (20 total awards)
Deadline:
September 19, 2016

 Better understand and mitigate the risks posed to the US by natural hazards, consistent with the mandate of the National Science Foundation (NSF).

USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
May 5, 2016
Award:
$10.7M
Deadline:
August 4, 2016

 Addresses critical water resources issues such as drought, excess soil moisture, flooding, quality and others in an agricultural context.

DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
May 3, 2016
Award:
$52M (4 Total Awards, $1.4M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
July 19, 2016

Ensure that the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center is responsive to the research and management needs of Federal and State agencies to provide science and technical support regarding the impacts of climate change in fish, wildlife, plants and ecological processes.

DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
May 2, 2016
Award:
$50M (50 total awards, $1M award ceiling)
Deadline:
July 14, 2016

Projects must involve only long-term protection, restoration, enhancement and/or establishment of wetlands and associated uplands habitats for the benefit of all wetlands-associated migratory birds. 

DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
May 2, 2016
Award:
$25M (15 total awards, $4M award ceiling)
Deadline:
August 26, 2016

Research and development of highly scalable distribution system planning and real-time operation solutions that enables seamless interconnection and integration of high penetration solar generation onto the electricity grid in a cost-effective, secure, and reliable manner.

USDA (Dept. of Agriculture)
Posted:
April 28, 2016
Award:
$6M
Deadline:
August 3, 2016

Promotes and enhances the scientific discipline of food safety, with an overall aim of protecting consumers from microbial and chemical contaminants that may occur during all stages of the food chain, from production to consumption. 

DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
April 21, 2016
Award:
$3M (3 Total Grants, $1.5M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
August 25, 2016

To develop energy efficient replacement lamps in general illumination applications

DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
April 11, 2016
Award:
$6M (15 Awards, $1M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
August 5, 2016

Provide grant funds to address priority needs (national conservation needs) of the state wildlife agencies that are beyond the scope and capabilities of a single state.

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