USDA NRCS Regional Conservation Partnership Program Alternative Funding Arrangements — Projects should promote coordination of NRCS conservation activities with partners that offer value-added contributions to expand our collective ability to address on-farm, watershed, and regional natural resource concerns. The deadline is May 29, 2020.
EPA National Environmental Education and Training Program — The purpose of the National Environmental Education and Training Program is to deliver environmental education (EE) training and long-term support to education professionals across the U.S. in the development and delivery of environmental education and training programs and studies. The deadline is May 29, 2020.
Network for Landscape Conservation Catalyst Fund — The Fund specifically seeks to build critical capacity and forward momentum in landscape conservation partnerships by supporting the key building block activities and collaborative processes that move partnerships forward. There is a general fund application and separate indigenous community fund. Pre-proposals are due March 13, 2020. Full proposals are due May 29, 2020.
USDA NRCS Texas Rural Conservation — The Texas NRCS Rural Conservation Project is an effort to challenge States, political subdivisions, or agency thereof, a public or private agency, organizations, educational institutions and federally recognized Native American tribal governments to establish vegetable and fruit gardens, rainwater harvesting systems, pollinator habitat and high tunnels to extend the growing season across Texas. The deadline is May 29, 2020.
Interconnection Nonprofit Grants — Computer grants are awarded to organizations that deliver necessary and valuable services to underserved communities like technology training, health care, education, and job training, but need upgraded computers to better manage their organization and improve their capacity to deliver those valuable services.The deadlines are February 28, May 31, August 31, and November 30.
EPA Children’s Healthy Learning Environments — The Children’s Healthy Learning Environments Grant Initiative provides funding directly to organizations to support school- and/or childcare center-based capacity building projects that help school communities understand and address local environmental and public health issues that affect children. The deadline is June 1, 2020.
Clif Bar Family Foundation Small Grants — Funding priorities include: Protect Earth’s beauty and bounty; Create a robust, healthy food system; Increase opportunities for outdoor activity; Reduce environmental health hazards; and Build stronger communities. Application deadlines are three time a year: February 1st, June 1st, and October 1st.
NEA Foundation Learning & Leadership Grants — Awards to NEA members for individual or group STEM K-12 associated needs. Application deadlines are February 1st, June 1st, and October 15, 2018.
Texas General Land Office Coastal Management Grant Program — Grants are intended to fund environmental concerns within the coastal zone and promote sustainable economic development. Mandatory Pre-proposals are due June 10, 2020.
new Institute of Museum and Library Services CARES Act Grant for Museums and Libraries. The program is to support the role of museums and libraries in responding to the coronavirus pandemic. The deadline is June 12, 2020.
Spencer Foundation Large-Scale Education Projects — Grants of up to $1 million will be awarded to support intellectually ambitious large-scale education research projects. To create much-needed space for creative and ambitious research projects that promise to advance our understanding of educational practice and its improvement, the program encourages proposals from scholars across a variety of disciplines and fields. The application deadline is June 18, 2020.
NEH Division of Public Programs Digital Projects for the Public — The Digital Projects for the Public program supports projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats, such as websites, mobile applications and tours, interactive touch screens and kiosks, games, and virtual environments. The projects must be designed to attract broad public audiences. Applications are available April 20 and the deadline is June 19, 2020.
Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund — Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded in support of plant, animal, and fungi species conservation efforts without discrimination on the basis of region or selected species. The deadlines are three times a year: February 28, June 30, and October 31.
USFWS National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program — Projects are to protect, restore and enhance coastal wetland ecosystems and associated uplands. The deadline is June 26, 2020.
USDA Conservation Innovation Grants — CIG projects inspire creative problem solving that boosts production on farms, ranches, and private forests – ultimately, they improve water quality, soil health, and wildlife habitat. The deadline is June 29, 2020.
Amazon Web Services — Grants for Research enable customers to move their research endeavors to the cloud and innovate quickly and at lower cost. Research grant applications may be submitted quarterly with deadlines of March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31.
EPA State Environmental Justice Cooperative Agreement Program – EPA is working to improve the environment and public health conditions of low-income and minority communities through our daily efforts to ensure all Americans have clean air, safe water, and access to information to make decisions to protect personal and public health. Special consideration is being given to those addressing impacts of COVID-19. The deadline is June 30, 2020.
Mazda Foundation 2020 Giving Program — Awards may promote education and literacy, environmental conservation, and scientific research among other issues. Applications only accepted from market offices to include Sugarland, Texas and Jacksonville, Florida. The program accepts applications between May 1 and July 1, 2020.
Spencer Foundation Research Grants on Education: Small — The program supports education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived, with budgets up to $50,000 for projects ranging from one to five years. They accept applications three times per year. The application opens May 1st; deadline is July 1, 2020.
new USDA NRCS Wetland Mitigation Banking Program — This funding is available to help conservation partners develop or establish mitigation banks to help agricultural producers maintain eligibility for USDA programs. The deadline is July 6, 2020
North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) U.S. Standards Grants Cycle 2 — The deadline is July 10, 2020.
DOI BLM Master Invasive and Noxious Plant Management Funding Opportunity — Applications should promote ecosystem health and through the removal and eradication of noxious weeds across public lands.The deadline is July 10, 2020 with monthly rolling cutoff dates starting February 10th.
National Endowment for the Arts Grants for Arts Projects — These grants support projects celebrate creativity and cultural heritage. Submission window is February 18-25, 2020 and the second deadline is July 14 – 21, 2020.
Florida Humanities Council Community Project Grants — Grants provide support for planning and implementation of public humanities programs and resources that meet the needs and interests of local communities. The deadlines are May 15, July 15, September 16, and November 15, 2020.
Captain Planet ecoSolution Grant — Support intends to provide solution-oriented, youth-led projects that result in real environmental outcomes. Cycle 1 opened September 15 and closed January 15, 2020. Cycle 2 opened March 15 and closes July 15, 2020. Suspended, will start July 16, 2020.
Captain Planet ecoTech Grant — Support intends to engage children in inquiry-based, STEM-related projects that leverage technology, collect data, and organize cleanup-ups; and many other applications. Cycle 1 opened September 15 and closed January 15, 2020. Cycle 2 opens March 1 and closes July 15, 2020. Suspended, will start July 16, 2020.
Alabama Power Foundation Grants — Applications must address at least one of the APR five initiatives: Educational Advancement, Civic and Community Development, Arts and Cultural Enrichment, Health and Human Services and Environmental Stewardship. Quarterly deadlines through the year were February 7, 2020, April 10, 2020, July 24, 2020, and October 16, 2020.
People for Bikes Grant Program — Program accepts grant applications from non-profit organizations with a focus on bicycling, active transportation, or community development, from city or county agencies or departments, and from state or federal agencies working locally. The Fall 2020 Grant Cycle letter of interest interest opens June 15, 2020; letters of interest are due July 24, 2020 with full applications due October 16, 2020.
American Honda Foundation — Grant making that supports youth education with a specific focus on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in addition to the environment. Application deadlines are four times a year: February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1.
Alabama Power Foundation Good Roots Grants — Grants support projects that improve the quality of our environment in our communities, towns and cities by planting more trees.The deadline is August 2, 2020.
new National Endowment for the Arts Our Town — These grants support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes. The deadline is August 6, 2020.
RAE NEP Coastal Wetlands Grant Program 2020 Request for Proposals — These awards are designed to support projects that address urgent and challenging issues threatening the well-being of coastal and estuarine areas within determined estuaries of national significance. Letters of intent are due August 7, 2020.
NEH Division of Public Programs Media Production Grants — The Media productions program supports documentary film, television, radio, and podcast projects that engage public audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. All projects must be grounded in humanities scholarship in disciplines such as history, art history, film studies, literature, religious studies, philosophy, or anthropology. Opens June 12th. The deadline is August 12, 2020.
NEH Division of Public Programs Media Projects Development Grants — The Media Projects program supports documentary film, television, radio, and podcast projects that engage public audiences with humanities ideas in creative and appealing ways. All projects must be grounded in humanities scholarship in disciplines such as history, art history, film studies, literature, religious studies, philosophy, or anthropology. Opens June 12th. The deadline is August 12, 2020.
new Wildlife Acoustics Scientific Product Grant — Wildlife Acoustics has established a grant program to support bioacoustics research efforts from chiropteran, avian, terrestrial, amphibious and marine wildlife, to everything else in between. The 2019 deadlines are May 15, August 15, and November 15, 2020.
North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) Canada Standard Grants — The deadline is August 28, 2020.
National Endowment for the Arts Our Town — These grants support projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, and/or social outcomes. Successful Our Town projects ultimately lay the groundwork for systemic changes that sustain the integration of arts, culture, and design into local strategies for strengthening communities. Submission window is August 13-20, 2020.
FWS Sport Fish Restoration Grant Program — The SFR provides funding to restore, conserve, manage, or enhance sport fish populations and the public use and benefits from these resources; to educate the public about aquatic resources; and to provide boating access to public waters. Search grants.gov for F20AS00005. The deadline is August 30, 2021.
MAXIMUS Foundation Grants — To non-profit organizations and charities serving disadvantaged populations and underserved communities. The biannual grants emphasize programs that promote personal growth and community development, including enrichment and education. The deadlines are January 31st and August 31st.
J.M. Kaplan Fund FURTHERMORE Grants in Publishing — Furthermore grants assist nonfiction books having to do with art, architecture, and design; cultural history, the city, and related public issues; and conservation and preservation.The deadlines are March 1 and September 1 of each year.
Captain Planet ecoSTEM Resource kits – The Captain Planet Foundation has developed four (4) ecoSTEM Resource Kits – which are perfect for educators just getting started with project-based learning. They are soil and zero waste, polliNATION, renewable energy, and watershed. Application acceptance begins September 15, 2020 and the deadline is January 15, 2021.
DOI FWS Youth Engagement, Education, and Employment — This program is accepting proposals from non-profit, state, and local government youth and veteran serving organizations with the interest and capacity to work cooperatively with the USFWS to develop introductory educational experiences in natural resource careers to young people and veterans, including culturally, ethnically and economically diverse students, and underserved communities that traditionally have low participation in outdoor recreation activities through hands-on experience and mentoring at a variety of USFWS programs including but not limited to, national wildlife refuges, fish hatcheries, and ecological services offices.The deadline is September 15, 2020.
Kleberg Foundation Grants — The Foundation’s primary funding interests include arts and humanities, with a focus on supporting the visual arts through funding of exhibitions of the highest caliber at established museums, with the intent to broaden audiences; and, wildlife, conservation, and animal sciences, with a particular interest in research focusing on maintaining the integrity of ecosystems, including native plant establishment, understanding important stopover habitats of Nearctic-Neotropical migratory birds, and investigations of endangered or sensitive species endemic to the south Texas region. Grant deadlines are Spring: February 1 – March 31 and Fall: August 1 – September 30.
NOAA FY2018-FY2020 Broad Agency Announcement – The notice requests proposals for special projects and programs associated with NOAA’s strategic plan and mission goals. This broad agency announcement is a mechanism to encourage research, education and outreach, innovative projects, or sponsorships that are not addressed through NOAA competitive discretionary programs. The deadline is May 15, 2019 or September 30, 2020. Contact a NOAA representative for best methods to apply.
General Motors Giving Back — Requests for grant funding related to three areas: STEM education, road safety, and sustainable communities, are due September 30, 2020.
National Geographic Society Equity and the Natural World — This RFP is directed at projects that benefit local audiences or incorporate local voices are strongly encouraged. They want stories related to underserved and underrepresented. The next deadline is October 2020.
Toshiba America Foundation K-5 Math & Science Grants — Funding helps support an innovative project in the classroom. The deadline is October 1, 2020 (every year same date).
Dr. Scholl Foundation Annual Grant Cycle — Applications are considered for education, social service, healthcare, civic and cultural, and environmental categories. Applications are accepted between October 1st with the deadline March 1.
Gannett Foundation Media Grants — The Gannett Foundation invests in the future of the media industry by supporting journalism education and training programs with particular interest in program or projects that seek to encourage diversity in newsrooms and in coverage. The deadlines are March 1 and October 1 of each year.
new Florida Department of Environmental Protection Resilience Planning Grants — The purpose of the Resilience Planning Grants (RPG) is to promote community resilience planning, vulnerability assessments, address adaptation plans, and comprehensive plan goals, objectives, policies, regional coordination, along with environmental justice.The program opens August 1st and the deadline is October 9, 2020.
North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) U.S. Small Grants — The deadline is October 15, 2020.
new Whole Kids Foundation Bee Grant Program — Provides $2,000 for support for an educational bee hive. The program deadlines are October 15 for Part I and October 31 for Part II.
The Lawrence Foundation Grants — This private family foundation is focused on making grants to support environmental, education, human services and other causes. The proposal deadlines are twice a year, April 30 and November 1.
new National Council for Teachers of Mathematics Teacher Grants — Several grants are open that support classroom activities, equity in math, teacher professional development and more. Grants available for PreK-12 with specific grade bands on specific grants. The deadline is November 1, 2020.
The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation Grants — The Foundation will consider requests to support museums, cultural, and performing arts programs; schools, hospitals, educational and skills training programs, programs for youth, seniors, and the handicapped; environmental and wildlife protection activities; and other community-based organizations and their programs. A letter of inquiry is required. The deadline is November 10th and May 10th of each year.
new Naiku Innovative Educator Grants — Grants support K-12 classroom teachers in public or private schools seeking to facilitate differentiated and data-driven instruction within teacher teams and/or personalize learning with learner-centric assessment strategies. Applications were evaluated on a rolling basis through November 30, 2020.