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.
NOAA NMFS Marine Fisheries Initiative (MARFIN) –Proposals should address research and development projects that optimize the use of fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico, and other areas involving the U.S. fishing industry (recreational and commercial), including fishery biology, resources assessment, socio-economic assessment, management and conservation, selected harvesting methods, and fish handling and processing. This program addresses NOAA’s mission goal “Healthy Oceans.” The deadline is October 23, 2020.
EPA FY21 Guidelines for Brownfield Multipurpose Grants — Funds empower states, communities, tribes, and nonprofit organizations to prevent, inventory, assess, clean up, and reuse brownfield sites.The deadline is October 28, 2020.
The Water Research Institute Advancing Low-Energy Biological Nitrogen and Phosphorus Removal RFP 5083 — The main objective of this project is to conduct research needed to advance the most promising intensive and efficient low-energy nutrient treatment process(es) and innovative process control approach(es) that utilities can employ and reliably operate at their facilities with a balance of cost effective investments and appropriate levels of process control complexity.The deadline is October 29, 2020.
The Water Research Institute Defining Exposures of Microplastics/Fibers (MPs) in All Waters: Occurrence, Monitoring, and Management Strategies — Characterize typical microplastics, develop monitoring and sampling guidelines, and if needed create a decision making framework. The deadline is October 29, 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.
Toshiba America Grades 6-12 $5K — STEM teachers can apply for over $5,000 to support innovative teaching techniques. Grant deadlines are May 1 and November 1.
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.
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.
Annie’s Grants for Gardens — The program supports school-based gardens. The deadline is November 2, 2020.
USDA NRCS Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) — NRCS will award up to $360 million to locally driven, public-private partnerships that improve the nation’s water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability. Proposals are due November 4, 2020.
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 is November 5, 2020.
NOAA Marine Debris Program’s FY2021 Marine Debris Research Grant Competition — This opportunity provides funding to support eligible organizations to conduct research directly related to marine debris through field, laboratory, and modeling experiments. Letters of intent are due November 5, 2020.
USDA NRCS Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program FY2021 — Pilot projects will consist broadly of three coordinated components: 1) feral swine removal by APHIS; 2) restoration efforts supported by NRCS; and 3) assistance to producers for feral swine control provided through grants with non-federal partners. The deadline is November 5, 2020.
Pensacola and Perdido Bays Estuary Program Mini Grant Program — This program will fund action projects that serve to restore, preserve, connect, inform, and educate. The funding opportunity includes eight eligible project categories that support the Estuary Program’s core vision: water quality, habitat restoration, fish and wildlife conservation, watershed awareness and education, resilience, invasive species, citizen science, and aquatic trash/marine debris. The deadline is November 6, 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.
Institute of Museum and Library Services Inspire! Grants for Small Museums — The special initiative is designed to inspire small museums to apply for funding to implement projects that address priorities identified in their strategic plans. Inspire! has three project categories: lifelong learning; community anchors and catalysts;and collections stewardship and public access. The deadline is November 16, 2020.
Institute of Museum and Library Services Museum Grants for African American History and Culture — Museum Grants for African American History and Culture support activities that build the capacity of African American museums and support the growth and development of museum professionals at African American museums. The deadline is November 16, 2020.
BOR WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Management Program Phase II — The objective of this FOA is to invite established watershed groups comprised of a diverse group of stakeholders, which have completed a watershed restoration plan, and are capable of promoting the sustainable use of water resources to submit proposals for watershed management projects under Phase II of the CWMP. The deadline is November 17, 2020.
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.
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.
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.
NFWF Sea Turtles 2021 Request for Proposal — Applicants should implement a multi-species business plan that guides conservation investments to measurably improve the current recovery trajectories of four sea turtle populations. The pre-proposal deadline is September 28, 2020 and full proposals are due November 18, 2020.
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.
USDA Agricultural Conservation Easement Program Wetland Reserve Enhancement Partnership — The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) helps landowners, land trusts, and other entities protect, restore, and enhance wetlands, grasslands, and working farms and ranches through conservation easements. The deadline is November 30, 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.
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.
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.
Toshiba America Grants for Grades 6-12 — Teachers may apply for up to $5,000 for innovative STEM teaching ideas. The deadlines are March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1.
The Herb Society of America The Samull Classroom Herb Garden Grants — The herb garden grant is for elementary school classes grades 3 through 6 in the amount of $300. These grants ensure that teaching students about herbs continues for years to come. The deadline is December 1, 2020.
Temper of the Times Foundation Grants for Environmental Marketing Expenses — The foundation awards grants 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 is December 15, 2020.
NOAA RESTORE Science Program 2021 — Twelve month projects should provide natural resource managers, researchers, and other stakeholders with funding to plan a research project that informs a specific management decision impacting natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico. Letters of intent are due September 29. 2020 and full proposals are due December 15, 2020.
Walmart Local Community Grants — Organizations may apply up to 25 times for grants range from a minimum of $250 to a maximum of $5,000. The deadline is December 31, 2020.
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 through December 31, 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.
NOAA NCCOS Effects of Sea Level Rise Program FY21 FFO – The ESLR Program is soliciting proposals to evaluate and quantify the ability of natural and nature-based features (NNBF) to mitigate the effects of sea level rise (SLR) and inundation (storm surge, nuisance flooding, and/or wave actions). Letters of intent were are due October 16, 2020 and full applications are due January 7, 2021.
Captain Planet ecoSolution Grant — Support intends to provide solution-oriented, youth-led projects that result in real environmental outcomes. Cycle 1 opens September 15 and closes January 15, 2021. Cycle 2 opens March 15 and closes July 15, 2021.
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 September 15 and closes January 15, 2021. Cycle 2 opens March 15th and closes July 15, 2021.
Captain Planet ecoSTEM Resource Kits — Kits are available on four issues: Earth, pollination, renewable energy, and water. Cycle 1 opens September 15th and closes January 15, 2021. Cycle 2 opens March 15th and closes July 15, 2021.
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 USGS 2021 National-Ground Water Monitoring Network — The USGS is offering a two-year cooperative agreement opportunity to state and local water resource agencies that collect groundwater data to participate in the National Ground-Water Monitoring Network. This funding opportunity is to support data providers for the National Ground-Water Monitoring Network. The deadline is January 21, 2021.
new FEMA Fiscal Year 2020 Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants — This notice covers FEMA’s application period for the Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) Hazard Mitigation Assistance (HMA) Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) for the Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant program and the new Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) pre-disaster mitigation grant programs. FEMA’s two competitive mitigation grant programs provide states, local communities, tribes and territories (SLTTs) funding for eligible mitigation activities to strengthen our nation’s ability to build a culture of preparedness by reducing disaster losses and protecting life and property from future disaster damages. The deadline is January 29, 2021.
Captain Planet Project Learning Garden — Support intends to provide solution-oriented, youth-led projects that result in real environmental outcomes. Cycle 1 opens September 5th and closes January 31, 2021.
Institute of Museum and Library Services Museum Assessment Program (MAP) — It is designed to help museums assess their strengths and weaknesses, and plan for the future. The deadline is February 1, 2021.
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.
BAA Pollution Prevention & Mitigation BAA — This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) seeks opportunities to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate in the research, development, piloting, and scaling of innovative interventions for effectively mitigating air, water, and soil pollution, including ocean plastic pollution, electronic and other forms of solid waste in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). The deadline is February 5, 2021.
NOAA NOS FY2021 Marine Debris Research — Funding supports eligible organizations to conduct research directly related to marine debris through field, laboratory, and modeling experiments.The deadline is February 8, 2021.
NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving Institutions — The goals of the HSI program are to enhance the quality of undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and to increase the recruitment, retention, and graduation rates of students pursuing associates or baccalaureate degrees in STEM. The deadline is February 10, 2021.
new NEA Foundation Learning & Leadership Grants — Awards to NEA members for individual or group STEM K-12 associated needs. The next application period is December 2 through February 28, 2021.
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 NOAA Addressing the Impacts of Multiple Stressors on Shellfish Aquaculture through Research/Industry Partnerships — Applications to this competition should utilize new or existing research/industry partnerships to study how ocean and coastal acidification in combination with other stressors impacts shellfish aquaculture. The deadline is March 16, 2021.
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.