new Gulf of Mexico Alliance Request for Proposals Impacts of the 2019 Harmful Algal Bloom Event on the Mississippi Gulf Coast Economy — Recognizing the need to provide relevant, up-to-date information to State and Federal agencies and other stakeholders, GOMA’s Water Resources Team seeks proposals to collect, synthesize, and share information regarding the economic impacts of harmful algal blooms (HABs) and their impact on industry sectors such as tourism, commercial and recreational fisheries, and aquaculture. Download the application. The deadline is September 18, 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.
DOI FWS 2020 State and Interstate Aquatic Nuisance Species Management Plan Grant Program — The comprehensive ANS Management Plans identify technical, enforcement, or financial assistance activities needed to eliminate or reduce the environmental, public health and safety risks associated with ANS. Search grants.gov for F20AS00034. The deadline is August 1, 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.
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.
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.
NASA Teams Engaging Affiliated Museums and Informal Institutions (TEAM II) — Proposals are being accepted to the omnibus announcement that includes a wide range of NASA science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) Engagement opportunities for basic and applied science and technology research and education. The deadline is August 13, 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.
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.
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.
new NOAA Marine Debris Program FY2021 Marine Debris Removal – Projects awarded through this grant competition will create long-term, quantifiable ecological benefits and habitat improvements for NOAA trust resources through on-the-ground marine debris removal activities, with highest priority for those targeting derelict fishing gear and other medium- and large-scale debris. Letters of intent are due September 4, 2020.
DOI FWS Sportfishing and Boating Safety Act BIGTier 2 – This program is to construct, renovate, and maintain tie-up facilities with features for transient boaters in vessels 26 feet or more in length, and to produce and distribute information and educational materials about the program. Search grants.gov for F21AS00003. The deadline is September 14, 2020.
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.
NSF Disaster Resilient Research Grants — The call for proposals is for research to advance fundamental understanding of disaster resilience in support of improved, science-based planning, policy, decisions, design, codes, and standards. Search grants.gov for 20-581. The deadline is September 15, 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.
new EPA FY2021 Supporting Equitable Development and Environmental Justice in Brownsfield Communities — This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits applications from eligible entities, including nonprofit organizations, to provide technical assistance to communities on the integration of environmental justice and equitable development when developing solutions to brownfields cleanup and revitalization challenges. The deadline is September 21, 2020.
new EPA FY 21 Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training (EWDJT) Grants — Projects should deliver Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training programs that recruit, train, and place local, unemployed and under-employed residents with the skills needed to secure full-time employment in the environmental field. The deadline is September 22, 2020.
Tampa Bay Estuary Program Mini-Grant Program — The Bay Grants program supports community-based restoration and education projects focusing on the Tampa Bay Estuary. The deadline is September 25, 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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research FY2021 FFO for Ocean Exploration — NOAA is soliciting proposals to support projects that provide data and information that may inform ocean-related segments of the U.S. economy through mapping, characterization, and exploration of the deep seafloor and water column of the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) as well as marine cultural heritage in U.S. waters. The pre-proposal deadline is July 8, 2020 and the full proposal deadline is October 22, 2020.
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.
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.
The Conservation Alliance Grants — Program seeks to protect threatened wild places throughout North America for their habitat and recreational values. An organization must be nominated by a member company. The deadline for summer cycle nominations was May 1, with proposals due June 1st. Winter cycle nominations are due November 1, 2020 with proposals due December 1st.
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.
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.
NOAA NMFS FY21 Saltonstall-Kennedy Competition — The purpose is for fisheries research and development projects addressing aspects of U.S. fisheries, including, but not limited to, harvesting, processing, marketing, and associated business infrastructures. Search grants.gov for NOAA-NMFS-FHQ-2021-2006561. The deadline is November 20, 2020.
new DOI FWS FY2021 Clean Vessel Act — Funding allows States to construct, renovate, operate, and maintain pumpout stations and waste reception facilities for recreational boaters and to inform boaters about the use, benefits, and availability of pumpout stations and waste reception facilities. Search for F21AS00153 on grants.gov. The deadline is November 23, 2020.
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.
new NOAA Climate Program Office FY20201 — These discretionary funds will support six competitive research programs on climate science, assessments, decision support research, outreach, education, and capacity-building activities. The deadline is November 30, 2020.