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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:
August 24, 2016
Award:
$574K
Deadline:
August 31, 2016

Aquatic species and watershed protection and management projects intended to benefit federally listed and at-risk aquatic species. 

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
August 24, 2016
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
September 9, 2016

The DOE seeks input from industry, academia, national laboratories and other biofuels and bioproducts stakeholders to identify existing capabilities to produce lignocellulosic sugars and lignin for use by the research community. 

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
August 23, 2016
Award:
$43K
Deadline:
September 3, 2016

Training and educating primarily Native American youth and giving them direct technical experience with the management and control of persistent invasive non-native plants and native habitat restoration techniques.

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
August 23, 2016
Award:
$90K
Deadline:
September 6, 2016

Installation of a pipeline and associated booster pump station at the transfer station in Lame Deer, MT.

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HHS (Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Posted:
August 23, 2016
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
January 18, 2017

Enhance the quality and availability of health and safety training for mine workers in the Western United States.

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
August 22, 2016
Award:
$22.3M (8 Awards, $10M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
September 30, 2016

Reducing petroleum consumption through vehicle efficiency technologies.

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
August 19, 2016
Award:
$11.5M (25 Awards, $900K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
November 22, 2016

Research on key cloud, aerosol, precipitation, and radiative transfer processes that has the potential to improve the accuracy of regional and global climate models.

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
August 19, 2016
Award:
$18M (12 Awards, $1.2M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
August 30, 2016

High-level technical evaluation of the sub-basin and potential CO2 source(s).

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
August 19, 2016
Award:
$54M (10 Awards, $10M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
August 30, 2016

Perform the initial characterization of a storage complex identified as having high potential, to establish its feasibility for commercial storage (50+ million metric tons CO2).

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NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
August 19, 2016
Award:
$10M
Deadline:
November 16, 2016

Support academe-industry partnerships which are led by an interdisciplinary academic research team collaborating with a least one industry partner.

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NASA
Posted:
August 18, 2016
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
August 19, 2016

Basic and applied supporting research and technology in space and Earth sciences.

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CNCS (Corporation for National and Community Service)
Posted:
August 17, 2016
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
January 18, 2017

AmeriCorps grants are awarded to eligible organizations proposing to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions to strengthen communities.

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FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)
Posted:
August 17, 2016
Award:
$3.2M (8 Awards)
Deadline:
August 26, 2016

Mitigate earthquake losses in the United States through basic and directed research and implementation activities in the fields of earthquake science and engineering.

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
August 17, 2016
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
September 20, 2016

Support full-scale testing of marine hydrokinetic (MHK) wave energy devices.

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EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)
Posted:
August 16, 2016
Award:
$12.6 M (9 Awards, $8M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
September 30, 2016

Provide training and technical assistance for small publicly owned wastewater systems.

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
August 16, 2016
Award:
$3M (20 Awards, $250K)
Deadline:
October 20, 2016

Develop and deploy strategic energy solutions for Indian Tribes (including Alaska Native Regional Corporations and Village Corporations).

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DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
August 15, 2016
Award:
$150K (4 Awards)
Deadline:
October 7, 2016

Promote the conservation of Black Ducks by providing scientific knowledge for effective management.

DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
August 15, 2016
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
September 30, 2016

ARPA-E seeks input from the waste heat recovery, materials development, and novel solid-state materials technology communities (emerging compositions, materials synthesis/processing, combinatorial screening/optimization, robust module designs, etc.) regarding the development of next-generation waste heat recovery systems.

NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
August 12, 2016
Award:
$10.7M
Deadline:
October 20, 2016

Research 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

DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
August 12, 2016
Award:
$9.8M (8 Awards, $1.5M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
October 7, 2016

Further the development of non-powered dams (NPD) and pumped storage hydropower (PSH) resources.

NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
August 12, 2016
Award:
$9.5M (10 Total Awards, $3M Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
November 14, 2016

To investigate the interplay among the continental, terrestrial, and interior systems of the planet. 

USAID (Agency for International Development)
Posted:
August 12, 2016
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
October 10, 2016

Enable the production of more food with less water and/or make more water available for food production, processing, and distribution in developing and emerging countries.

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NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
August 11, 2016
Award:
$13M
Deadline:
October 20, 2016

Engineering research that will enable innovative processes and solutions for the sustainable production of electricity and fuels, and energy storage.

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NSF (National Science Foundation)
Posted:
August 11, 2016
Award:
$4.5M
Deadline:
October 20, 2016

Advance fundamental and quantitative understanding of the interactions of biological and environmental media with nanomaterials and nanosystems.

NRC (Nuclear Regulation Commission)
Posted:
August 11, 2016
Award:
$15M (50 Awards, $450K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
October 14, 2016

Scholarships for nuclear science, engineering, technology and related disciplines to develop a workforce capable of supporting the design, construction, operation, and regulation of nuclear facilities and the safe handling of nuclear materials. 

DOC (Dept. of Commerce)
Posted:
August 11, 2016
Award:
30 Awards
Deadline:
March 31, 2017

Applications may be submitted for the 2018 National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship (Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship Program).

DOC (Dept. of Commerce)
Posted:
August 11, 2016
Award:
$2M (15 Awards, $350K Award Ceiling)
Deadline:
October 14, 2016

Locally-driven, marine debris prevention, assessment, and removal projects that will benefit coastal habitat, waterways, and NOAA trust resources.

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DOE (Dept. of Energy)
Posted:
August 11, 2016
Award:
$13M
Deadline:
October 20, 2016

 To support fundamental engineering research that will enable innovative processes and solutionsfor the sustainable production of electricity and fuels, and energy storage. 

DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
August 11, 2016
Award:
N/A
Deadline:
October 10, 2016

To respond to needs for high-quality topographic data and for a wide range of other three-dimensional representations of the Nation's natural and constructed features. 

DOI (Dept. of the Interior)
Posted:
August 10, 2016
Award:
$1M
Deadline:
September 10, 2016

Development of genetically appropriate native seed for the rehabilitation and restoration of public lands.

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