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Funding Opportunities – Finding the Perfect Fit

E.g., 2019-12-15
E.g., 2019-12-15
E.g., 2019-12-15
Title Summary Due Date
EPA -
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program
Full announcement

EPA’s 2019-2020 SBIR Phase I solicitation is anticipated to open June 13, 2019. The solicitation purpose is to support eligible small businesses in the development and commercialization of innovative environmental technologies. EPA is one of 11 federal agencies that participate in the SBIR Program as a result of the Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982. EPA is calling for small businesses to apply for Phase I awards for up to $100,000 to demonstrate proof of concept in one of the SBIR solicitation topic areas. Successful Phase I awardees are eligible to receive Phase II funding, up to $400,000 for two years, through an additional application process.

 

December 31, 2019
Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC) -
Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC) Grant
Full announcement

The Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Fertility Control (BIWFC) seeks public policy research projects that advance the knowledge, acceptance and implementation of wildlife fertility control as a method of wildlife management throughout the world. The BIWFC goal is to support projects that will help the public and policy makers understand and evaluate existing policies on wildlife fertility control.

December 31, 2019
PSIPW -
International Prize for Water
Full announcement

The Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW) is an international award focusing on water-related scientific innovation and judged by leading scientists from around the world. Five prizes are bestowed every two years. Each of the four specialized prizes is worth US$ 133,000. Researchers, research teams, and organizations nominate themselves for these prizes: The Surface Water Prize coves every aspect of the study and development of surface water resources. The Groundwater Prize awards work related to all aspects of the study and development of groundwater resources. The Alternative Water Resources Prize covers desalination, waste water treatment, and other non-traditional sources of water. The Water Management & Protection Prize addresses the use, management, and protection of water resources. Worth US$ 266,000, the Creativity Prize is awarded for cutting-edge interdisciplinary scientific work that can rightly be considered a breakthrough in any water-related field. The work might be a body of research, an invention, or a new patented technology. It is by nomination only. Universities, university departments, research institutes, companies, and agencies can nominate scientists, researchers and inventors for this Prize. Notify OSU Foundation if interested in nominating.

December 31, 2019
USDA -
Solid Waste Management Grant Program
SWMFY2020
Full announcement

Funds may be used to:
Evaluating current landfill conditions to determine threats to water resources; provide technical assistance and/or training to enhance operator skills in the operation and maintenance of active landfills; provide technical assistance and/or training to help communities reduce the solid waste stream; provide technical assistance and/or training for operators of landfills which are closed or will be closed in the near future with the development and implementation of closure plans, future land use plans, safety and maintenance planning, and closure scheduling within permit requirements.

December 31, 2019
The Brainerd Foundation -
The Brainerd Foundation Place-based conservation
N/A
Full announcement

Achieving landscape and wildlife protection through community engagement and empowerment.  There is a powerful connection between people and the critical landscapes that nourish the Northwest’s ecosystems and communities. All of our investments in this program serve the larger goal of engaging citizens and communicating their conservation interests to decision-makers.  Priorities for funding are grounded in the science of conservation biology, as well as the social and political sciences. These grants address the pressing challenge of maintaining ecological viability of our regional landscapes.  Inquiries accepted on an ongoing basis.  Full proposal by invitation only. Organization will end grant-making in 2020.

December 31, 2019
The Brainerd Foundation -
The Brainerd Foundation Opportunity Fund
N/A
Full announcement

Supporting Northwest conservation organizations confronted with unanticipated, timely opportunities to protect critical ecosystems, impact significant conservation policy debates, or address critical organizational concerns.  These small grants aim to support projects that address a need or opportunity unforeseen during an organization's annual planning process.  We are specifically interested in meeting needs that pertain to outreach , but grants from this fund can also be used for emergent litigation, applied research, and other unexpected needs. Funds may also be granted to support leadership development within organizations.  Supporting Northwest conservation organizations confronted with unanticipated, timely opportunities to protect critical ecosystems, impact significant conservation policy debates, or address critical organizational concerns.  Priority is given to requests that fit into a broader strategy or campaign being pursued by conservation advocates in the state or region.  Inquiries accepted on an ongoing basis.  Full proposals by invitation only. Organization only funding until 2020.

December 31, 2019
Agency for International Development -
Feed the Future Food Security Policy Leadership, Interactions, Networks and Knowledge (LINK)
PD-03-2019
Full announcement

The purpose of posting this draft program description for the Feed the Future Food Security Policy Leadership, Interaction, Networks, and Knowledge (LINK) is to solicit comments and feedback which will be incorporated in the subsequently published final Notice of Funding Opportunity.

December 31, 2019
National Geographic -
Biodiversity Exploration and Discovery
Full announcement

National Geographic is committed to a better understanding of our planet and an improved ability to conserve our world’s biodiversity. With the goals to 1) find and describe new species, and 2) better understand the patterns of distribution and abundance of poorly known groups of organisms, this RFP will support inventories, surveys, and research expeditions in regions of the world where species discoveries are more likely to occur and where little or no information is available. We encourage proposals for work in any biome. Successful applications must provide: 1) justification as to why the specific area or taxonomic group needs to be explored, 2) clear methodology for how species will be determined and a plan for taxonomic validation, and 3) a plan for depositing specimens and/or materials collected in an appropriate, permanent home. Preference will be given to proposals from applicants residing in the country of fieldwork, and all proposals must include at least one team member from the country where the fieldwork takes place. Projects that include the active involvement of early career conservationists are encouraged.

January 1, 2020
National Geographic -
Artificial Intelligence for Species Discovery
Full announcement

The National Geographic Society and Microsoft’s AI for Earth program are partnering to support the exploration of how AI can help us discover, identify, and classify new species. The Artificial Intelligence for Species Discovery RFP will provide support to projects that accelerate discovery, monitoring, and modeling, and ultimately improve the management of Earth’s biodiversity for a more sustainable future. The grants will support the creation and deployment of open source trained models, algorithms, and datasets to support species discovery. To strengthen your application, consider aligning with a research group to address a biodiversity question. For example, pair an expert capable of creating and deploying an open source trained model or algorithm with a research specialist using this model or algorithm to address a pressing biodiversity question. We encourage proposals for work in any biome. Proposed work should create generalizable, scalable tools that use AI to support species discovery. Priority will be given to projects that do one or more of the following: Use AI to address challenges in filling biodiversity data gaps. Generate data and develop open-source technologies that contribute to scientific inquiry and advance our knowledge of the planet’s biodiversity. Use AI and machine learning to capitalize on the information potential of massive and complex datasets.

January 1, 2020
NSF -
Broadening Participation in Engineering
19-7680
Full announcement

NSF seeks to strengthen the future U.S. Engineering workforce by enabling the participation of all citizens through the support of research in the science of Broadening Participation in Engineering (BPE). The BPE program is a dedicated to supporting the development of a diverse and well-prepared engineering workforce. BPE focuses on enhancing the diversity and inclusion of all underrepresented populations in engineering, including gender identity and expression, race and ethnicity (African Americans/Blacks, Hispanic Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, and Native Pacific Islanders), disability, LGBTQ+, first generation college and socio-economic status. Proposals accepted anytime.

January 1, 2020

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