Upcoming Grants Related to Environment

 

New Earth Foundation

Deadline: Feb 1, 2020

The New Earth Foundation’s (NEF’s) vision is to create an enhanced worldwide awareness, manifesting as universal peace and respect for all forms of life, the responsible use of Earth’s resources in sustainable ways, and a common realization that all is interconnected and one. New Earth Foundation envisions greater wisdom in handling human affairs, an increased...


 

Sustainable Forestry Initiative: Community Grants

Deadline: Jan 31, 2020

The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Community Grants support and promote collaboration with the SFI Network to support local communities’ understanding of the value and benefits of sustainably managed forests. Community grants are awarded for collaborative community-based projects, activities, or events supporting SFI’s mission to advance sustainability through forest-focused collaborations across the U.S. and Canada. All...


 

U.S. Department of the Interior: North American Wetlands Conservation Act Standard Grants

Deadline: Feb 21, 2020

The U.S. Standard Grants Program is a competitive, matching grants program that supports public-private partnerships carrying out projects in the United States that further the goals of the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA). These projects must involve long-term protection, restoration, and/or enhancement of wetlands and associated uplands habitats for the benefit of all wetlands-associated...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Women and Minorities in STEM Fields

Deadline: Feb 24, 2020

The Women and Minorities in STEM (WAMS) program will support projects with a target audience of K-14 students (kindergarten through twelfth grade plus two years of post-secondary schooling, e.g., vocational technical institutions or community or junior colleges). WAMS-funded project activities must support the creation, adaptation, and adoption of learning materials and teaching strategies to operationalize...


 

U.S. Department of the Interior: WaterSMART Grants – Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects

Deadline: Mar 4, 2020

The American West faces serious water challenges. Wide-spread drought, increased populations, aging infrastructure, and environmental requirements all strain existing water and hydropower resources. Adequate and safe water supplies are fundamental to the health, economy, and security of the country. WaterSMART will work cooperatively with states, tribes, and local entities as they plan for and implement...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program

Deadline: Feb 13, 2020

The Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program (BFRDP) will help beginning farmers and ranchers in the U.S. and its territories enter and/or improve their successes in farming, ranching, and management of nonindustrial private forest lands, through support for projects that provide education, mentoring, and technical assistance to give beginning farmers and ranchers the knowledge, skills,...


 

U.S. Department of the Interior: Youth Engagement, Education, and Employment

Deadline: Sep 15, 2020

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS) seeks proposals 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...


 

U.S. Department of the Interior: Southwest Border Resource Protection Program

Deadline: Jan 13, 2020

The Southwest Border Resource Protection Program (SWBRPP) provides financial assistance to improve resource stewardship, achieve international cooperation, provide meaningful interpretation, and conduct scientific research, which will lead to increased appreciation and understanding of shared natural and cultural heritage along the international border with Mexico. Several National Parks located along the U.S. border with Mexico have...


 

Environmental Protection Agency: Diesel Emission Reduction Act National Grants

Deadline: Feb 26, 2020

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seeks projects that achieve significant reductions in diesel emissions. Eligible diesel vehicles, engines, and equipment may include buses, Class 5 – Class 8 heavy-duty highway vehicles, marine engines, locomotives and non-road engines, and equipment or vehicles such as those used in construction, handling of cargo, agriculture, mining, or energy production....


 

Funders’ Network: Partners for Places

Deadline: Jan 31, 2020

Partners for Places is a matching grant program that enhances local capacity to build equitable and sustainable communities in the United States and Canada. The fund does this by requiring local government and local foundation partnerships, and by pairing national and local philanthropic funding sources. These one-to-one matching awards support the planning and implementation of...


 

Clif Bar Family Foundation: Small Grant Program

Deadline: Feb 1, 2020

The Clif Bar Family Foundation’s mission is to support innovative small and mid-sized groups working to strengthen the food system and communities, enhance public health, and safeguard the environment and natural resources. The Foundation awards small grants for general organizational support as well as funding for specific projects. Priority is given to applicants that advance...


 

U.S. Department of Agriculture: Secondary Agriculture Education Challenge Grant Program

Deadline: Feb 6, 2020

The Secondary Agriculture Education Challenge Grant Program (SPECA) program will award grants to: Enhance the quality of K-14 instruction in order to help meet current and future national food, agricultural, natural resources, and human (FANH) sciences workplace needs Increase the number and diversity of students who will pursue and complete a 2- or 4-year degree...


 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Pre-Disaster Mitigation

Deadline: Jan 31, 2020

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. Amount: A total of $250,000,000 is available to fund up to 250...


 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security: Flood Mitigation Assistance

Deadline: Jan 31, 2020

Flood Mitigation Assistance funding is available to states, U.S territories, Indian Tribal governments, and local communities to reduce or eliminate the risk of repetitive flood damage to buildings and structures insured under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Two types of community flood mitigation activities will be funded: Advance assistance for flood mitigation design and...


 

U.S. Forest Service: Wood Innovations Program

Deadline: Jan 15, 2020

The Wood Innovations Program supports projects that stimulate or expand wood products and wood energy markets that support the long-term management of National Forest system and other forest lands. Funding will focus on the following priorities: Reduce hazardous fuels and improve forest health on National Forest system and other forest lands Reduce costs of forest...