Gulf of Mexico Alliance Embrace the Gulf 2020 Digital Awareness Campaign Request for Proposals — The objective of the campaign is to highlight the positive contributions of the Gulf of Mexico throughout the year. The Alliance is looking for a contractor to manage digital delivery for the campaign. The deadline is July 1, 2019.
NAS Gulf Research Program Advancing Safety Culture in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry — They seek proposals for research and/or design of pilot projects to understand and improve offshore safety culture around four key issues: global database of incident and safety data; near-miss and incident reporting systems; measurement of safety culture; and human-systems integration. Letters of intent are due February 13, 2019. Full proposals are due April 17, 2019.
Alabama Coastal Area Management Program Annual Request for Proposals — ACAMP is accepting applications for projects that protect, enhance, and improve the management of natural, cultural and historical coastal resources and that increase the sustainability, resiliency and preparedness of coastal communities. The deadline is April 19, 2019.
Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources RFP Improving Floodplain Management in Mobile and Baldwin Counties — ADCNR is seeking proposals from local units of government in Mobile and Baldwin Counties to address flooding resilience and enhance local floodplain management activities. The deadline is April 19, 2019.
USDA Children, Youth, and Families at Risk (CYFAR) Sustainable Communities Projects — The CYFAR program mission is to marshal resources of the Land-Grant and Cooperative Extension Systems to develop and deliver educational programs that equip limited resource families and youth who are at-risk for not meeting basic human needs with the skills they need to lead positive, productive, contributing lives. The deadline is April 22, 2019.
National Endowment for the Arts Challenge America — These grants support projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved populations. Submission window is April 16 – 23, 2019.
DOI BOR WaterSMART Grants: Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects for Fiscal Year 2019 — The objective is to invite states, Indian tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, and other organizations with water or power delivery authority to leverage their money and resources by cost sharing with Reclamation on small-scale on-the-ground projects that seek to conserve, better manage, or otherwise make more efficient use of water supplies.The deadline is April 24, 2019.
NFWF Fishing for Energy RFP — Grants funds support derelict fishing gear removal effort and innovation in gear technology. The deadline is April 25, 2019.
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. The deadline is April 26, 2019.
NOAA Exploring New Aquaculture Opportunities — This competition will fund developmental projects that envision, explore and advance aquaculture opportunities where little exist. The deadline is April 24, 2019.
Siemens Possibility Grant — Enter the Possibility Grant Sweepstakes for your chance to win STEM funding at your school! “Fab” your lab with the latest and greatest gadgets, or purchase top-tier technology and supplies for STEM students. The deadline is April 27, 2019.
DoE Office of Science Early Career Research Program — The purpose of this program is to support the development of individual research programs of outstanding scientists early in their careers and to stimulate research careers in the areas supported by the SC. Search grants.gov for DE-FOA-0002019. The deadline is April 29, 2019.
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 AL Legacy 2019 Legacy Grants — Funds for this program are allocated specifically to assist with helping to create environmentally responsible citizens through education. The deadline is April 30, 2019.
new NOAA Fisheries Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research Needs in Aquaculture — Sea Grant is seeking proposals for research to address critical gaps in social, behavioral, and economic knowledge as it relates to U.S. aquaculture and the communities impacted and served by it. Letters of intent
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.
NOAA Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research Needs in Aquaculture — Funding will support research to address critical gaps in social, behavioral, and economic knowledge as it relates to U.S. aquaculture and the communities impacted and served by it. The deadline is May 1, 2019.
The Conservation Alliance Grants — Program seeks to protect threatened wild places throughout North America for their habitat and recreational values. The deadline for summer cycle nominations is May 1, 2019 with proposals due June 1st. Winter cycle nominations are due November 1, 2019 with proposals due December 1st.
new FY2019 Americorps Indian Tribes Grants — Projects may relate to disaster services, economic opportunity, STEM education, healthy futures, and veterans and military families. The deadline is May 2, 2019.
NFWF Coral Reef Conservation Fund 2019 Request for Proposals — Grants are to improve the health of coral reefs and coral reef ecosystems. Grants will be awarded to reduce land-based sources of pollution, advance coral reef fisheries management, support recovery and resiliency of coral reef systems and improve watershed management planning. Pre-proposals are due March 7, 2019. Full proposals are due May 9, 2019.
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 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, 2019.
NEH Division of Preservation and Access Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants — Eligible activities include the documentation of cultural heritage materials that are lost or imperiled; the preservation and conservation of humanities materials; and the sustaining of digital scholarly infrastructure. The deadline was May 15, 2019.
NEH Division of Preservation and Access Research and Development – This grant supports projects that address major challenges in preserving or providing access to humanities collections and resources.The deadline is May 15, 2019.
NEH Office of Challenge Grants Infrastructure and Capacity Building Grants — The mission of this Challenge Grants program is to strengthen the institutional base of the humanities by enabling infrastructure development and capacity building. The deadline is May 15, 2019.
NOAA Advanced Aquaculture Collaborative Programs — Funding will support collaborative program to build the capacity of Sea Grant and partners to advance the foundation of knowledge and activity of aquaculture. The deadline is May 15, 2019.
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.
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, 2019.
NFWF National Coastal Resilience Fund 2019 Request for Proposals — The program seeks to to create, expand, and restore natural systems in areas that will both increase protection for communities from coastal storms, sea- and lake-level changes, inundation, and coastal erosion while also improving valuable habitats for fish and wildlife species. Pre-proposals are due May 20, 2019.
new NGOMSSC Northern Gulf of Mexico Resilience to Future Flooding Request for Project Ideas — This request is for coastal northern Gulf communities interested in increasing their resilience to sea-level rise and future flooding. Interested communities should submit a project idea that focuses on becoming more resilient to sea-level rise, future flooding, and related hazards. Information on these hazards in the northern Gulf and examples of what other Gulf communities have done are available on the ‘Resilience to Future Flooding’ page at www.ngomssc.org. The deadline is May 24, 2019.
ASM Materials Education Foundation K-12 Classroom Projects Awards— The foundation will award $500 for hands-on, curriculum-based K-12 projects that involve student observation, communications, mathematics, and sciences skill to enhance awareness of materials around us. The deadline is May 25, 2019.
USDA Smith-Lever Special Needs Competitive Grants — Within the states and territories, the Cooperative Extension System has repeatedly served as the trusted community organization that has helped to enable families, communities, and businesses to successfully prepare for, respond to and cope with disaster losses and critical incidents. Applications must be submitted with the approval of Extension Directors from Land-grant Institutions. The deadline is May 28, 2019.
Louisiana Sea Grant 2020-2021 Omnibus Research RFP — Program seeks relevant and integrated research as well as policy guidance for: fisheries management, climate change, resilient communities, ecosystem restoration in coastal Louisiana. Statements of interest were due February 26th and full proposals are due May 31, 2019.
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.
NAS Gulf Research Program Understanding Gulf Ocean Systems (UGOS) Grants 2 Request for Application — The focus of this solicitation is to support innovative theories, technologies, or methodologies that build upon existing understanding of the dynamics driving the LCS and could help improve forecasting capabilities of the Loop Current and its associated eddies. The deadline is June 5, 2019.
Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium 2020-2022 Research RFP — One to two-year proposals are being accepted on coastal issues in Alabama and Mississippi that the priorities of the program. The deadline for pre-proposals was February 15, 2019. Full proposals are due June 10, 2019.
new 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 12, 2019.
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. The deadline is June 12, 2019.
Texas Sea Grant Request for Proposals 2020-2022 — The program is seeking proposals that are outcome-oriented in broad areas of natural, physical, social, behavioral and economic sciences, and engineering relative to Texas coastal and marine resources. The deadline for pre-proposals was February 4 and full proposals are due June 14, 2019.
new North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) Mexican Standard Grants — The deadline is June 24, 2019.
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.
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.
new Mazda Foundation 2019 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, 2019.
new TXGLO Coastal Erosion Planning Response Act (CEPRA) Coastal Resources Funding Application — Applications considered for funding include studies and projects intended to address habitat restoration, coastal erosion, mitigate the effect of coastal erosion, or maintain or enhance beach stability or width. The deadline is July 1, 2019.
new North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) U.S. Standards Grants Cycle 2 — The deadline is July 3, 2019.
new National Endowment for the Arts First Art Works — These grants support artistically excellent projects that celebrate our creativity and cultural heritage, invite mutual respect for differing beliefs and values, and enrich humanity. The deadline is July 11, 2019.
new IEEE Foundation Grants — 2019 program awards will focus on raising awareness and understanding of technology and its impact on society. Must be associated with The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers to apply. The deadline is July 12, 2019.
Captain Planet ecoSolution Grant — Support intends to provide solution-oriented, youth-led projects that result in real environmental outcomes. Cycle 1 opens July 16 and closes January 15, 2019. Cycle 2 opens January 16 and closes July 15, 2019.
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 opens July 16 and closes January 15, 2019. Cycle 2 opens January 16 and closes July 15, 2019.
new 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 2019 Grant Cycle letter of interest interest opens June 17, 201 and closes July 26, 2019 with full applications due October 18, 2019.
new AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science — This recognizes early-career scientists and engineers who demonstrate excellence in their contribution to public engagement with science activities. The deadline is August 1, 2019.
NEH Division of Public Programs Media Production 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 14th. An optional draft is due July 3, 2019. The deadline is August 14, 2019.
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 14th. An optional draft is due July 3, 2019. The deadline is August 14, 2019.
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. Submission window is August 13-20, 2019.
new North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) Canada Standard Grants — The deadline is August 23, 2019.
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.
new Project Learning Tree Greenworks Grants — Grants up to $1000 to schools and youth organizations for environmental service-learning projects that link classroom learning to the real world. The deadline is September 30, 2019.
new North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) U.S. Small Grants — The deadline is October 17, 2019.
Alcoa Foundation Grants — Sustainability is a major focus promoting 1) the prevention of and resilience to climate change and 2) the restoration and preservation of biodiversity. Grants are awarded on a rolling basis.
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation — Grant making in program areas that include basic research, STEM education, and the public understanding of STEM and economics. Letters of inquiry are accepted at any time.
ArtfullyReimagined Grant — Grant awards range between $100 and $500 to support artists creating works from recycled objects. There is no deadline and grants are issued as long as funds are available.
Ayrshire Foundation Grant — Save this for 2018 The Foundation has focused its funding in five areas: Opportunities for Youth; Science and the Environment; Healthcare; Services for the Elderly and Disabled; and Community Culture. Grants are considered for projects that can be leveraged to attract other funding and projects that are replicable.
Ben and Jerry’s Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program — Pre-application requests are accepted year round and will be collated bi-monthly for review and full proposal invitation.
Boat U.S. Foundation Grassroots Grants — Grants for $10,000 are for creative and innovative projects that promote safe and clean boating on your local waterway. Applications are accepted year round.
Brinker International Charitable Requests — The main areas of giving are health, social services, arts and education, and diversity.Charitable requests are accepted on an ongoing basis.
Captain Planet ecoSTEM Grant — These provide custom-curated and designed collections of lessons and materials facilitate ecoSTEM learning and using the environment as a context for applying knowledge. Kits include cutting-edge project techniques, 3-dimensional learning, citizen science, and the best materials and equipment identified for each project.
Center for Disaster Philanthropy – This fund will be dedicated to long-term Hurricane Harvey recovery.
Coca-Cola Foundation Community Requests — Applications are accepted year round.
DOI FWS 2019 National Fish Habitat Action Plan — For projects that include minimizing the establishment, spread, and impact of aquatic invasive species. Specifically, aquatic habitat conservation projects under this program must protect, restore, and enhance fish and aquatic habitats, as outlined in the National Fish Habitat Action Plan (Action Plan). Likewise, projects under this program directly or indirectly, support and promote public access to recreational fishing opportunities and the sustainable use of other natural resources. Search grants.gov for F19AS00090. No current deadline posted.
Enterprise Hurricane Recovery Fund Grants Program — For organizations delivering relief and recovery services. Applications accepted on a rolling basis until all funds are committed.
EPA Water Finance Clearinghouse — Funding opportunities listed are for more than water related projects.
Fish and Wildlife Service – 2016 National Fish Habitat Action Plan — This is a national investment strategy to leverage federal and privately raised funds to protect, restore, and enhance the nation’s fish and aquatic habitats through partnerships that foster fish habitat conservation. Search grants.gov for F16AS00029. Contact your regional Coastal Program Coordinator for additional information.
George & Miriam Martin Foundation Grants — The focus of the foundation is river and watershed conservation. There are no deadlines.
Hewlett Foundation — Makes grants in five core program areas: education, environment, global development and population, performing arts, and philanthropy. Letters of inquiry are required. Go to their website to determine eligibility and for information to apply.
new International Paper Foundation — The Foundation offers grants to nonprofits in communities where it has operating facilities. Funding is available for disaster relief, children’s education, and more.
LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics Charity Pot — Funding goes to small, grassroots groups that have limited resources and have a hard time finding funding. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
The Cynthia & George Mitchell Foundation — This is a mission-driven grantmaking foundation that seeks innovative, sustainable solutions for human and environmental problems. Letters of inquiry are required.
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation — Program areas include civil society, education, environmental and Flint area. Letters of intent are requred.
Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium — A limited amount of funding is available each year for Program Development (PD) projects. The purpose of PD funding is to support investigators in Alabama and Mississippi to conduct research, education and outreach projects in one of the MASGC four focus areas. Applications are available at any time and are pending available resources.
NAS RAPID, EAGER, or Supplemental Funding Request — As a result of the recent tropical storm season, opportunities are provided to address new science and engineering questions. These proposals can be submitted at any time.
new National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) All Grant Program Opportunities – This link show current and forecasted funding opportunities.
new National Geographic Society Grant Opportunities — Multiple, highly competitive, opportunities are linked through this site with varying deadlines.
Natural Hazards Center Quick Response Grant Program — This program provides small grants to help eligible researchers travel to disaster-stricken areas and document disaster before memories fade and physical evidence is erased. Submit a complete proposal as soon as possible after a disaster occurs. Grant proposals are evaluated and awarded on an on-going basis.
Northrop Grumman Foundation Grants — The Foundation contributes to organizations defined as tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) by the Internal Revenue Service. Funded initiatives address education related programs that promote the advancement of science, technology, engineering and math on a national level. Read the site to learn how to apply as they do not accept unsolicited requests for funding.
NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program Calendar — This calendar outlines potential restoration funding opportunities. Recently, updated for 2019-2021.
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation — Grants fall under several categories including climate, ocean, land, science, children and communities, and conservation among others.
RGK Foundation Awards Grants — Awards grants in the broad areas of education, community, and health/medicine. Letters of Inquiry are accepted at any time but only allowed once in a 12-month period.
Rockefeller Family Fund — Grant making currently has an environment program focus on the challenges of climate change with an emphasis on public education. Letters of inquiry (LOI) may be submitted at any time.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – Various RWJF grants and grant programs are issued throughout the year.
Shell Grants — Monetary grants are made to organizations serving in or near Shell has a presence. Focus areas include community, education, and the environment.
SparkFun – One-time collaborations to support makers in the field. Selections are made on a monthly basis that meets the needs of the applicants.
Spencer Foundation Small Research Grants — The program aims to support smaller scale research (under $50,000) across a variety of disciplines in an effort to fund field-initiated education research. There are four deadlines throughout the year: February 1, 2019; watch for other dates throughout the year.
Sony Giving – Sony focuses the majority of its charitable giving on arts, culture, technology and the environment, with a particular emphasis on education in each of those areas. Requests can be submitted throughout the year.
Surdna Foundation Grantmaking — Grant making to nonprofit organizations in the priority areas of Sustainable Environments, Strong Local Economies, and Thriving Cultures. Letters of inquiry (LOI) may be submitted at any time.
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative — Multiple grant opportunities are listed in this resource.
The Kresge Foundation — Trailblazers and Infiltrating New Sectors. Grants awarded on an ongoing basis for Arts & Culture. Infiltrating New Sectors, these grants seek to test new approaches to integrating arts and culture into multiple sectors, disciplines and systems concerned with community revitalization.
The Pollination Project Seed Grants to Social Change Leaders — Small grants are made available for working on important social change issues.
new USDA National Institutes of Food and Agriculture – Funding opportunities page that lists current and closed opportunities through this department.
USACE and US Coastal Research Program 2019 Call for Proposals — The USCRP is providing approximately $5M in competitive awards for academic proposals addressing the topics described below. The intent is assisting academic institutions in funding coastal and nearshore processes graduate students to address critical research needs within the coastal community, advancing the state of knowledge, and building the future U.S. workforce. On January 31st, 12 Requests for Statements of Interest were posted with various deadlines.
USDA NRCS Agricultural Conservation Easement Program — The Wetlands Reserve Easements and Agricultural Land Easements programs are open. This is a voluntary program. Application should be made through your state’s NRCS service center. Contact your local USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service office for state specific deadlines.
Youth Service America – Various grants with various deadlines.
Waitt Foundation Rapid Ocean Conservation (ROC) Grants — This opportunity provide small grants with a quick turnaround time for solutions to emerging conservation issues. The funding cycle is open to new applications. Proposals are reviewed monthly on a rolling basis, although some application take additional time to evaluate.
Walmart National Giving Program — The underlying focus is on empowering low-income people to help them live better. The National Giving Program works strategically with organizations working across one or more states to address social issues strongly aligned with Walmart’s focus areas. LOIs are accepted as long as funding is available.
Walmart Spark Communities Program — Program provides multi-year grants. Requests for applications are by invitation only.
Wells Fargo Environmental Grant Program — Two environmental grant programs are offered. They focus on addressing local environmental priorities in communities and providing support that fosters innovation to help accelerate a “green” economy. One letter of inquiry per year per organization is accepted.
Westinghouse Charitable Giving Program — Strategic areas of giving include STEM education, environmental sustainability, and community safety and vitality. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
USDA Secondary Education, Two-Year Postsecondary Education, and Agriculture in the K-12 Classroom (SPECA) Challenge Grants Program — Awards will promote agriscience and agribusiness. The deadline was April 16, 2019.
NOAA Coastal and Marine Habitat Restoration Grants — Community-based restoration program is available for coastal and marine habitat restoration. Dates were changed to address lapse in appropriations. Pre-proposals were due January 14, 2019 and full proposals were due April 16, 2019.
NOAA Fisheries Advanced Aquaculture Collaborative Programs — Sea Grant is seeking proposals for collaborative programs to build the capacity of Sea Grant and its partners to advance aquaculture in areas where a foundation of knowledge and activity currently exists but where significant barriers to sustainable domestic marine and Great Lakes aquaculture remain. The deadline was May 15, 2019.
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission Marine Aquaculture Pilot Projects — Proposals should develop potential marine aquaculture projects in the United States (U.S.) Gulf of Mexico (Gulf) region and the U.S. Caribbean territories (Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands) that address one of the GSMFC goals. The deadline was April 15, 2019.
Ben & Jerry’s Foundation Social and Environmental Justice Projects — One-year grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to grassroots community-organizing groups in the United States working to advance social and environmental justice and sustainable and just-food systems. Grants can be used for both programming and operational costs. The deadline for the pre-application Cycle B was April 15, 2019.
Texas General Land Office Oil Spill Prevention and Response Program — The research and development grant awards approximately $1.25 million per fiscal year to State of Texas institutions of higher education to be dedicated towards research and development activities. Funding offers continued support for ongoing, long-term projects, as well as soliciting for new prospective projects designed to enhance forecasting models, wetlands restoration, data delivery, and other oil spill prevention and response related activities. The deadline was April 12, 2019.
Florida RESTORE Act Centers of Excellent Program Request for Proposals FLRACEP-2019-01 — Applications are encouraged across three topical areas: marine wildlife, Florida Panhandle estuary system assessment, and West Florida benthic mapping. Pre-proposals are due February 8, 2019 and full proposals were due April 8, 2019.
NSF Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science “NSF INCLUDES” — The opportunity is for Design and Development Launch Pilots only and NSF INCLUDES supports efforts to create networked relationships among organizations whose goals include developing talent from all sectors of society to build the STEM workforce. Preliminary proposals were due January 29, 2018. Full proposals were due April 2, 2019.
Institute of Museum and Library Services NAG Native American Library Services Basic Grant — The goal is to support existing library operations and maintain core library services. The deadline was April 1, 2019.
DOI BOR WaterSMART Drought Response Program: Drought Resiliency Projects for Fiscal Year 2019 — Projects should increase the reliability of water supplies; improve water management; and provide benefits for fish, wildlife, and the environment to mitigate impacts caused by drought. The deadine was March 27, 2019.
NOAA OAR FY2019 Office of Weather and Air Quality Research Programs — There are eight competitions in this notification of funding opportunity reflect multiple science objectives spanning time scales from the very short-term (hours) to seasonal and from weather and water observations and modeling to social and behavioral science. It is focused on improving NOAA’s understanding and ultimately its weather and water forecasting services through engagement with the external scientific community on key science gaps of mutual interest through funded grant opportunities. The deadline was March 20, 2019.
Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission Gulf of Mexico Aquaculture Consortia FY2019 Funding Opportunity — The GSMFC is seeking proposals to form regionally focused research consortia that will address critical research needs surrounding oyster aquaculture. The pre-proposal deadline was March 15, 2019.
Breitmayer Foundation Grant — This funds a broad range of K-12 education programs, with particular interest in curricular and school reform initiatives and professional development opportunities for teachers. A special focus is on encouraging people of high ability and diverse background to enter and remain in K-12 teaching. Letters of inquiry were accepted between February 1 and March 15, 2019.
DOI NPS Historic Revitalization Subgrant Program — The goal of this program is to support the rehabilitation of historic properties listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. The deadline was March 1, 2019.
National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) Health and the Natural Environment Grant — With funding support from US Forest Service (USFS), NEEF is offering $32,200 through $4,000 mini-grants for health promotion activities that will also help restore and protect America’s forests. The deadline was March 1, 2019.
Sarasota Bay Estuary Program Bay Partners Grants Program — The program promotes community involvement in Sarasota Bay restoration by providing mini-grant funding for wildlife habitat restoration and community education projects focused on Sarasota Bay. The deadline was March 1, 2019.
Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) 2023 Coastal Master Plan Project Ideas — CPRA is accepting project ideas that Louisiana citizens, governmental bodies and concerned organizations would like to see evaluated and considered for possible inclusion in the next Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast that will be submitted to the Louisiana Legislature in 2023. The deadline was March 1, 2019.
WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grants –Through WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grants (formerly Challenge Grants) Reclamation provides 50/50 cost share funding to irrigation and water districts, tribes, states and other entities with water or power delivery authority. Projects conserve and use water more efficiently; increase the production of hydropower; mitigate conflict risk in areas at a high risk of future water conflict; and accomplish other benefits that contribute to water supply reliability in the western United States. The deadline was March 2019.
Dollar General Youth Literacy Grants — Provide funding to schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations. The deadline was February 28, 2019.
Louisiana Environmental Education Commission 2019-2020 Grants Program: Educator Grants — Submissions should be based on sound scientific principles, have an environmental focus, and be designed to directly impact Louisiana students – Those eligible: Accredited K-12 Louisiana schools. The deadline was February 22, 2019.
Louisiana Environmental Education Commission 2019-2020 Grants Program: Green School Grants — Supports projects designed to reduce a school’s environmental impact, reduce health disparities that can aggravate achievement gaps, and engage students in hands-on learning. Proposals to be considered are those that align with pillars found in the U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools Program. The deadline was February 22, 2019.
Louisiana Environmental Education Commission 2019-2020 Grants Program: Professional Development Grants — Based on sound scientific principles, have an environmental focus, and be designed to directly impact preservice and/or in-service educators in Louisiana – Those eligible: Louisiana education, state, or environmental agencies, colleges, universities, or 501(C)(3) nonprofit organizations. The deadline was February 22, 2019.
Louisiana Environmental Education Commission 2019-2020 Grants Program: University Research Grants — Students attending Louisiana colleges or universities and who are working toward a Masters, Ph.D., or conducting Ph.D. research are eligible to apply on behalf of their school. The deadline was February 22, 2019.
NAWCA US Standard Grants — Projects must involve only long-term protection, restoration, enhancement and/or establishment of wetland and associated upland habitats to benefit migratory birds. The deadline was February 22, 2019.
Keep America Beautiful Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grants — Grants are intended to reduce the amount of cigarette litter through local prevention programs and educating adult smokers on the proper disposal of their cigarette butts. The deadline was February 21, 2019.
Dollar General Adult and Family Literacy Grants — Provide funding to schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations. The deadline was February 21, 2019.
ADCNR NFWF 2019 Funding Cycle Project Suggestions — Enter project suggestions into the Alabama Coastal Restoration Project Suggestion portal at www.alabamacoastalrestoration.org. It is not necessary to resubmit projects. The deadline was February 15, 2019.
EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Program 2019 Request for Proposals — The EJCPS Cooperative Agreement Program provides funding to support community-based organizations in their efforts to collaborate and partner with local stakeholder groups (e.g., local businesses and industry, local government, medical providers, and academia) as they develop and implement solutions that address environmental and/or public health issues for underserved communities. The deadline was February 15, 2019.
Florida Sea Grant College Program Biennial Call for Letters of Intent — The solicitation is for two-year coastal and ocean applied research. The deadline for letters of intent was February 14, 2019.
NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program — Program provides funds for support of coral reef management, monitoring, and conservation projects. The deadline for final applications was February 14, 2019.
NFWF Longleaf Stewardship Fund 2019 Request for Proposals — Program relates to expansion and enhancement of longleaf pine ecosystem restoration and management across the species’ historical range. The deadline for full proposals was Thursday, February 7, 2018.
NOAA NOS National Competitive Harmful Algal Blooms Programs — This opportunity is for proposals for the Monitoring and Event Response for Harmful Algal Blooms (MERHAB) and The Ecology and Oceanography of Harmful Algal Blooms. Search grants.gov for NOAA-NOS-NCCOS-2019-2005810. The deadline was February 4, 2019.
Healthy Watersheds Consortium (HWC) Grant Program — The goal is to accelerate strategic protection of healthy, freshwater ecosystems and their watersheds. The deadline was February 4, 2019.
ADCNR State Lands Division Coastal Section GoMESA Project Suggestions — Project suggestions are being accepted for the Alabama Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GoMESA) Program. The deadline was January 31, 2019.
DHS FEMA FY18 Flood Mitigation Assistance — Funds are to reduce or eliminate the risk of repetitive flood damage to buildings and structures insured under the National Flood Insurance Program. Applications from Local, State, and Tribal Governments must be submitted through the FEMA grants portal https://portal.fema.gov. Search grants.gov for DHS-18-mT-029-000-99. The deadline was January 31, 2019.
DHS FEMA FY18 Pre-Disaster Mitigation — The Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) program makes available Federal funds to State, Local and Tribal Governments to implement and sustain cost-effective measures designed to reduce the risk to individuals and property from natural hazards, while also reducing reliance on Federal funding from future disasters. Search grants.gov for DHS-18-MT-047-000-99. The deadline was January 31, 2019.
NFWF Five Star Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program 2019 Request for Proposals — This program seeks to develop community capacity to sustain local natural resources for future generations by providing modest financial assistance to diverse local partnerships focused on improving water quality, watersheds and the species and habitats they support. The full proposal deadline was January 31, 2019.
CNCS AmeriCorps State and National Grants FY2019 — The deadline was January 30, 2019.
USDA Forest Service Citizen Science Competitive Funding Program (CitSci Fund) — The CitSci Fund is a collaborative approach to resource management – each project will have one Forest Service Project Lead and one Partner Project Lead, and demonstrate how volunteers are meaningfully involved. The deadline was January 9, 2019 – extended to January 27, 2019.
NRDA Alabama TIG Project Ideas for Restoration Plan III – The Alabama Trustee Implementation Group is accepting project ideas related to recreational opportunities and bird related restoration needs. The deadline was January 25, 2019.
Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program 2019 REPI Challenge Program — the challenge seeks to leverage public and private funds that enhance installations and ranges that host key capabilities identified in the National Defense Strategy. The 2019 REPI Challenge is open to all eligible partners at DoD installations. The deadline for pre-proposals was January 25, 2019.
USDA NRCS Alabama Agricultural Conservation Easement Program — The Wetlands Reserve Easements and Agricultural Land Easements programs are open. This is a voluntary program. Application should be made through your state’s NRCS service center. The deadline was January 19, 2019.
NOAA NOS 2019 Ecological Effects of Sea Level Rise Program — The purpose is address regional and local effects of sea level rise and coastal inundation through targeted research on key technologies, natural and nature-based infrastructure, physical and biological processes, and model evaluation. Search grants.gov for NOAA-NOS-NCCOS-2019-2005813. The deadline was January 16, 2019.
Climate and Resilience Community of Practice Climate Adaptation Projects — MASGC, NOAA, and the CoP intend to fund projects that assist communities in planning for climate change and natural hazards. Letters of Intent were due January 15, 2019.
NSF ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers – The ADVANCE program is designed to foster gender equity through a focus on the identification and elimination of organizational barriers that impede the full participation and advancement of all women faculty in academic institutions. Letters of intent were due December 12, 2018. Full proposals were due January 9, 2019.
Texas Trustees and NFWF GEBF 2019 Project Solicitation — Projects can be submitted into the project portal for consideration. Previously submitted projects after November 1, 2017 do not need to be submitted again. The deadline was January 4, 2019.
Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program — Through the annual program, grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to support local nonprofit organizations within the service area of individual Walmart stores in the areas of hunger relief and healthy eating, sustainability, women’s economic empowerment, and/or career opportunities. The deadline was December 31, 2018.
Home Depot Community Impact Grants Program — Grants, up to $5,000, are available to IRS-registered 501c designated organizations and tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their community. Grants are given in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services. The program is open February 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018.
USDA SWMFY2019 Solid Waste Management Grant Program — This program has been established to assist communities through free technical assistance and/or training provided by the grant recipients. Qualified organizations will receive SWM grant funds to reduce or eliminate pollution of water resources in rural areas, and improve planning and management of solid waste sites in rural areas. The deadline was December 31, 2018.
USDA NRCS Wetland Reserve Easements Program — Agricultural landowners and Indian tribes can apply for a Wetland Reserve Easement to purchase and restore wetlands, protect wildlife habitat and recharge groundwater on their property. The applications deadline was December 31, 2018.
Temper of the Times Foundation Grants for Environmental Marketing Expenses — The foundation awards grants of up to $15,000 to nonprofit organizations to help underwrite the costs of advertising designed to promote the conservation and restoration of native wildlife, plants, and ecosystems in the United States. Grant funds may be used to fund the production of print, radio, or television ads; to pay for advertising space or airtime; or to produce or distribute pamphlets, books, videos, or press packets. The deadline was December 15, 2018.
Institute of Museum and Library Services Museums for America — Grants to support projects that strengthen the ability of an individual museum to serve its public. Projects may be structured at any of several stages of maturity: exploratory, piloting, scaling, or mainstreaming. The deadline was December 14, 2018.
Institute of Museum and Library Services Museums Empowered — Grants to support projects that strengthen the ability of an individual museum to serve its public. Museums Empowered: Professional Development Opportunities for Museum Staff is a special MFA initiative with the goal of strengthening the ability of an individual museum to serve its public through professional development activities that cross-cut various departments to generate systemic change within the museum. The deadline was December 14, 2018.
Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grants for Museums — Grants are to support projects that address critical needs of the museum field with the potential to advance the practice and strengthen services to the public. The deadline was December 14, 2018.
NOAA Marine Debris Program Research Funding Opportunity — Applications are for research funding in any of three areas of focus: research that explores the ecological risk associated with marine debris and determines debris exposure levels; research that examines the fate and transport of marine debris; and/or research that quantifies habitat impacts resulting from marine debris and the gains in ecosystem services that result when debris is removed. The deadline was December 14, 2018.
NPS Save America’s Treasures – Collections — These discretionary funds help preserve nationally significant historic properties and collections that convey our nation’s rich heritage to future generations of Americans. The deadline was December 3, 2018.
NPS Save America’s Treasures – Preservation – Grants provide preservation and/or conservation assistance to nationally significant historic properties and collections.The deadline was December 3, 2018.
Conservation Alliance Invites Nominations for Conservation Projects — 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. Organizations must be nominated before applying for grant requests. Summer cycle nominations were due by May 1, 2018 and proposals are due June 1, 2018. Winter cycle nominations are due November 1, 2018 with proposals due December 1, 2018.
Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy Applications for Research — The purpose is to support emerging scholars engaged in social policy on contemporary issues. The deadline was December 1, 2018.
NAS Gulf Research Program Thriving Communities 5 — Applications should demonstrate approaches that will advance information exchange between resilience researchers and those that seek to implement policies and practices to enhance the resilience and well-being of their communities. The required letter of intent wa due September 19, 2018 and full proposals were due November 28, 2018.
NOAA Heritage-Legacy Program — Funded projects will help preserve, protect, and promote the agency’s heritage assets. The deadline was November 27, 2018.
FWS Marine Turtle Conservation Fund — The purpose is to support projects that conserve nesting populations and habitat and address other threats to the survival of marine turtles in foreign countries.The deadline was November 26, 2018.
Mississippi Recycling Coalition School Recycling Grants — The MRC is offering up to $10,000 in grants to schools to support new or expanding recycling programs. Both $500 and $1,000 grants are available to public and private K-12 schools in Mississippi.The deadline was November 16, 2018.
NOAA RESTORE Science Program FFO-2019 — This funding competition will support long-term projects to investigate trends in the Gulf of Mexico’s living coastal and marine resources and the processes driving them. Required pre-proposals are due July 30, 2018 and full proposals were due October 29, 2018 and were extended to November 14, 2018.
NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning — The program seeks to advance new approaches to evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities in informal environments. The deadline for full proposals was November 7, 2018.
FWS Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Grants — Competitive grants program is to support projects that promote the conservation of neotropical migratory birds and their habitats in the United States, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean. The deadline was November 6, 2018.
NEEF National Environmental Education Foundation Capacity-Building Program — Every Day Capacity Building Grants provide Friends Groups with grant funds of up to $5,000 to help build their capacity to serve public lands. Applications were accepted on a rolling basis with the final deadline November 5, 2018.
National Council for Teachers of Mathematics Connecting Math to Other Subject Areas — The purpose of this grant is to create senior high classroom materials or lessons connecting mathematics to other fields. Grants with a maximum of $4,000 each will be awarded to persons currently teaching mathematics in grades 9-12. The deadline was November 2, 2018.
NOAA Fisheries Southeast Region Gulf of Mexico Bay-Watershed Education and Training (Gulf B-WET) Program — The program is an environmental education program that promotes locally relevant, experiential learning in the K-12 environment. Funded projects provide meaningful watershed educational experiences (MWEEs) for students, related professional development for teachers, and help to support regional education and environmental priorities in the Gulf of Mexico. The deadline was November 2, 2018.
Florida Humanities Council Conservation Grants — For local Florida communities, FHC is particularly interested in projects that are collaborative, attract diverse audiences, encourage active participation from the public, and explore humanities topics and disciplines in interesting and engaging ways. The deadline was November 1, 2018.
Institute of Museum and Library Services Museum Grants for African American History & Culture — Grants are to build the capacity of African American museums and support the growth anddevelopment of museum professionals at African American museums. The deadline was November 1, 2018.
Institute of Museum and Library Services Native American/Native Hawaiian Museum Services — The goal is to support Indian Tribes and organizations through opportunities that sustain heritage, culture, and knowledge. The deadline was November 1, 2018.
Institute of Museum and Library Services Inspire! Grants for Small Museums — This initiative is designed for small museums to apply and implement projects that address priorities in their strategic plans: lifelong learning, community anchors and catalysts, and collections stewardship and public access. The deadline was November 1, 2018.
NOAA Marine Debris Program Community-based Marine Debris Removal Projects — Projects awarded through the removal grant competition will create long-term, quantifiable ecological habitat improvements for NOAA trust resources, with priority consideration for efforts targeting derelict fishing gear and other medium- and large-scale debris. Projects should also foster public awareness of the effects of marine debris to further the conservation of living marine resource habitats, and contribute to the understanding of marine debris composition, distribution and impacts. The deadline was October 29, 2018.
National Sea Grant Law Center Small Grants Program — One year grants will support sea grant program legal work in research, extension, and education. Letters of intent are due September 14, 2018 and full proposals were due October 26, 2018.
USDA NRCS Mississippi Agricultural Conservation Easement Program — The Wetlands Reserve Easements and Agricultural Land Easements programs are open. This is a voluntary program. Application should be made through your state’s NRCS service center. Attend a workshop to learn more. The deadline was October 26, 2018.
USDA NRCS Louisiana Agricultural Conservation Easement Program — The Wetlands Reserve Easements and Agricultural Land Easements programs are open. This is a voluntary program. Application should be made through your state’s NRCS service center. The deadline was October 19, 2018.
NAWCA Standard Grants — Projects must involve long-term protection, restoration, and/or enhancement of wetlands and associated uplands habitats. The deadline was October 18, 2018.
Ben & Jerry’s Foundation Grassroots Organizing for Social Change — Proposals should focus on the types of activities and strategies an organization uses for creating social change rather than on the specific issues the organization is addressing. The Cycle A pre-app deadline will open on August 2nd and the deadline was October 15, 2018.
Wild Ones Seeds for Education Grants — Grants of up to $500 will be awarded to projects that emphasize the involvement of students and volunteers in all phases of the project’s development. Examples of appropriate projects include the establishment of a native plant community in an educational setting such as an outdoor classroom, developing and maintaining an interpretive trail landscaped with native plant communities, and/or developing a wetland area to study the effect of native vegetation on water-quality improvement. The deadline was October 15, 2018.
Whole Kids Foundation Garden Grant — The program provides a $2,000 monetary grant to a non-profit children’s programming organization, working with children ages K–12, to support an edible educational garden. The deadline was October 15, 2018.
Whole Kids Foundation Bee Grant Program — Provides $1,500 for support for an educational bee hive. The program deadline was October 15, 2018.
DOI NPS African American Civil Rights (AACR) History Grants – Project may include survey, planning, and documentation of historic sites/events, as well as the creation of interpretive and educational materials around significant sites (including oral histories). The deadline was October 8, 2018.
DOI NPS African American Civil Rights (AACR) Preservation Grants — Grants will fund a broad range of preservation projects for historic sites including: architectural services, historic structure reports, preservation plans, and physical preservation to structures. The deadline was October 8, 2018.
TNC Nature Works Everywhere Grants — K-12 grants support projects that implement green infrastructure to address local environmental challenges. These include: access to healthy food, air quality, heat island effect, climate change, and storm water collection. The deadline was October 5, 2018.
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. Letters of intent were due October 2, 2018.
Toshiba America Foundation K-5 Math & Science Grants — Funding helps support an innovative project in the classroom. The deadline was October 1, 2018 (every year same date).
Herb Society of America Classroom Herb Garden Grants — Seed money of $200 will help educators establish an indoor or outdoor herb garden. The deadline was October 1, 2018.
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 September 30, 2018.
General Motors Giving Back — Requests for grant funding related to three areas: STEM education, road safety, and sustainable communities, were due September 30, 2018.
NOAA NMFS FY19 Cooperative Research Program (CRP) — Project proposals seek to improve and strengthen the relationship between fisheries researchers from NMFS, state fishery agencies, and universities and the U.S. fishing industry (recreational and commercial). The deadline was September 21, 2018.
Institute of Museum and Library Services Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program — This supports the professional development, graduate education, and continuing education to help libraries and archives develop a diverse workforce of librarians to better meet the challenging needs of the American public. The deadline was September 17, 2018.
Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grants for Libraries — Apply to one of three project categories: Community Anchors, National Digital Platform, and Curating Collections. These support projects that address significant challenges and opportunities facing the library and archives fields and that have the potential to advance theory and practice. Successful proposals will generate results such as new tools, research findings, models, services, practices, or alliances that will be widely used, adapted, scaled, or replicated to extend the benefits of federal investment. The deadline was September 17, 2018.
Colocation America STEM Innovation Grant — The purpose of this funding is to increase student interest and encourage more students to pursue a career in STEM-related fields. The deadline was September 3, 2018.
EPA FY2018 and FY2019 Source Reduction Assistance Grant Program — This program supports projects that reduce resource use, expenditures, waste and liability costs. One or more of these techniques can be employed: research, investigation, experiments, education, training, studies and/or demonstration techniques. Search grants.gov for EPA-HQ-OPPT-2018-002. The deadline was August 23, 2018.
NSF Biological Oceanography — Funding supports research in marine ecology broadly defined: relationships among aquatic organisms and their interactions with the environments of the oceans or Great Lakes. The deadline for full proposals was February 15, 2018 and August 15, 2018.
Restore America’s Estuaries CITGO Gulf Region Grant — These grants are intended to provide groups with funding to host new events, or to increase the impact of existing events, in celebration of National Estuaries Week. The deadline was August 3, 2018.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Multistate Conservation Grant Program — The primary goal of the Program is to provide grant funds to address regional or national level priority needs (called national conservation needs) of the State fish and wildlife agencies that are beyond the scope and capabilities of a single state. Search grants.gov for F18AS00142. The deadline was August 3, 2018.
Bureau of Indian Affairs Tribal Resilience and Ocean and Coastal Management Planning — This program supports tribes preparing for extreme events and harmful environmental trends that impact tribal treaty and trust resources, economies, infrastructure, and human health and safety. The Program will provide funding for tribal projects that support tribal resilience and ocean and coastal management planning as tribes incorporate science (including Traditional Knowledge) and technical information to prepare for the impacts of extreme events and harmful environmental trends. The deadline was July 2, 2018.
Woodard & Curran Foundation 3 Year Impact Grant — These address innovative projects for technology advancement and climate change. The letter of intent was due June 30, 2018
NPS Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program — This program assists with community-led natural resource conservation and outdoor recreation initiatives. RTCA staff provide guidance to communities so they can conserve waterways, preserve open space, and develop trails and greenways. The deadline was June 30, 2018.
Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Communities Thrive Challenge — A funding opportunity to find and support successful community-driven approaches to expanding economic opportunity for low-income and financially insecure people and communities across the United States. Through a nationwide search, the challenge will identify up to eighty organizations with a proven track record and provide up to ten of them with $1 million grants, technical assistance, and an opportunity to share their stories on the national stage. The deadline was June 12, 2018.
Best Buy Community Grants — Local and regional nonprofit partners can apply to work on out-of-school programs for underserved teens. The deadline was May 31, 2018.
National Weather Association Foundation Sol Hirsch Education Fund Grants — Grants are awarded annually to teachers/educators of grades K-12 to help improve the education of their students, their school, and/or their community in the science of meteorology. The deadline to apply was May 3, 2018.
EPA 2018 EE Local Grant Program — Projects are for locally-focused environmental education. The deadline is March 15, 2018. The deadline is extended to April 11, 2018. None for 2019.
NAS Gulf Research Program Capacity Building Grants: Education Advancing Scientific and Environmental Literacy in Children and Youth – This grant aims to support experiences that foster the development of scientific and environmental literacy, skills, competencies, and capabilities that are critical to cultivating a next generation of informed citizens, scientists, engineers, and decision-makers. Activities should focus on service-, project-, or problem- based learning opportunities. Activities may take place in formal or informal educational settings, should target children and youth in the K-12 grade range, and be complementary to formal education standards and learning objectives. Opens December 13th. Letters of Intent (LOIs) are required and due February 14, 2018. Full proposals are due April 11, 2018.
Wildlife Conservation Society Climate Adaptation Fund — The 2018 grant program is open for applications that support projects that implement effective interventions for wildlife adaptations to climate change. The deadline to apply is April 6, 2018.
Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) ACAMP Funding — The RFP is for Alabama coastal county related projects that protect, enhance, and improve the management of natural, cultural and historical coastal resources and that increase the sustainability, resiliency and preparedness of coastal communities. The deadline is April 6, 2018
NOAA National Sea Grant College Program 2018 Ocean, Coastal and Great Lakes National Aquaculture Initiative – Grant proposals should relate to aquaculture research, tech transfer, best practices, increased production, and address constraints and barriers to domestic shellfish production. The deadline was March 30, 2018.
NOAA Sea Grant National Aquaculture Initiative — Depending on appropriations, this program supports the aquaculture sector across three areas. These are development of emerging technologies, actionable methods of communication, and resilience to natural hazards. The deadline was March 30, 2018.
USDA NRCS Alabama Agricultural Conservation Easement Program Wetlands Reserve Easements and Agricultural Land Easements — Alabama State Conservationist Ben Malone announced eligible producers could apply. The program is intended for landowners to enhance and protect habitat for wildlife on their lands. The next ACEP sign-up deadline was March 2, 2018 .
USDA NRCS Conservation Stewardship Program — Through CSP, agricultural producers and forest landowners earn payments for actively managing, maintaining, and expanding conservation activities like cover crops, ecologically-based pest management, buffer strips and pollinator habitat–all while maintaining active agriculture production on their land. Producers interested in CSP are recommended to contact their local USDA service center or visit www.nrcs.usda.gov/GetStarted. The deadline was March 2, 2018.
Sea Grant Climate Adaptation Small Grant Opportunity — Coastal communities are encouraged to apply for climate adaption projects. The deadline was March 2, 2018.
NOAA National Sea Grant College Program 2018 Ocean, Coastal and Great Lakes National Aquaculture Initiative — The competition is designed to foster the aquaculture sector by addressing one of three identified priorities. Applications to Louisiana Sea Grant must be submitted by March 2, 2018.
NFWF Gulf Coast Conservation Grants Program (GCCGP) – Proposals should support conservation projects that build and maintain the resilience of the Gulf Coast’s ecosystems, living resources and communities by supporting critical gaps in conservation and catalyzing conservation solutions that can be taken to scale. The deadline was February 28, 2018.
USDA NRCS Conservation Innovation Grants — Innovative projects may involve one of three focus areas: grazing lands, organic systems, and soil health. The deadline was February 26, 2018.
UL Innovative Education Award — This opportunity is designed to invest in environmental and STEM education, sustainable communities, and youth empowerment. Recognition grants increase the impact of existing innovative non-profit programs that use the environment as a pathway to STEM learning (E-STEM). The deadline was February 21, 2017.
NOAA OCM Public Private Partnership for Coral Reef Conservation and Marine Debris Program — The deadline was February 18, 2018
NFWF 2018 Alabama Funding Cycle — In an effort to ensure project suggestions are received in time for review by the State of Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for potential funding through the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF), please enter your project suggestion(s) into the Alabama Coastal Restoration Project Suggestion portal. If you have already entered your project suggestion on this website, it is not necessary to re-submit it. The deadline was February 16, 2018.
NFWF 2018 Resilient Communities 2018 Request or Proposals — Through improvements to natural features and enhanced community capacity, the program will help communities prepare for future impacts associated with sea level rise, sustain appropriate water quantity and quality and enhance forest conservation. The deadline was February 15, 2018.
NOAA OCM FY18-19 International Coral Reef Conservation Cooperative Agreements — The International Strategy focuses on supporting existing regional efforts in four priority regions based on their interconnections with U.S. reef ecosystems and existing initiatives and partnerships. The deadline was February 15, 2018.
NOAA 2018 Regional Ecosystem Prediction Program (REPP) Understanding Coral Ecosystem Connectivity in the western Gulf of Mexico — Soliciting proposals for a project up to 5 years in duration to conduct research to improve the understanding of population connectivity of key coral ecosystem species in the western Gulf of Mexico between the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary and the reefs and banks to the east of the current Sanctuary boundaries in the northern Gulf of Mexico, but can also include coral ecosystems upstream and downstream as relevant. The deadline was February 9, 2018.
NOAA Coastal Hypoxia Research Program (CHRP) — This announcement solicits proposals to better understand the effects of hypoxia on the Nation’s oceans, estuaries, coasts, and Great Lakes ecosystems; ecosystem services; and human communities. CHRP will support targeted laboratory and/or field studies and/or the development of quantitative predictive models or other relevant methods. The deadline was January 30, 2018.
NFWF Atlantic Flyway Shorebird Program 2018 Request for Proposals — This request for proposals anticipates awarding up to $725,000 in federal and private sector funding in support of the strategies outlined in the Atlantic Flyway Shorebird Program business plan. Full proposals were due November 30, 2017.
America Walks 2017 Community Change Micro Grants — This program awards up to $1,500 to fund or help to catalyze smaller-scale, low-cost projects and programs that increase the prevalence of walking, expand the diversity of people and organizations working to advance walkability, and help to make walking safer, easier, and more fun for all community members. The deadline was November 10, 2017.
USDA NRCS Agriculture Conservation Easement Program — ACEP provides financial and technical assistance to landowners and Native American Tribes with conservation efforts on agricultural lands and wetlands. The deadline is October 27, 2017.
The Lenfest Institute Grants for Local News and Information Innovation — Funding supports projects and organizations building news and information products that engage and inform local communities. The deadline was June 30, 2017.
USDA Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS) — Awards will support research and extension projects that have robust collaborations to increase the participation in STEM fields relevant to USDA priorities. The deadline was June 8, 2017.
REI Co*op Force of Nature Fund — This year approximately $500K of the philanthropic budget is to help connect women and girls to the outdoors. Nonprofit organizations considered for grants may facilitate either traditional or unsuspecting experiences in urban, suburban or back country outdoor areas. The deadline was May 31, 2017.
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