Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of water and climate-related funding opportunities offered through various organizations and agencies compiled by the AU Water Resources Center (WRC).

Title Deadline Funding Limit (USD)
Listed by Date
Grant Programs
Merck Family Fund
10 Jan 2020
Letter of Inquiry Confirmed
See record
Grants
Great Lakes Fishery Trust
10 Jan 2020 Preliminary Proposal Confirmed See record
MET Drive for a Better Environment Grants Program
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Massachusetts Environmental Trust (MET)
10 Jan 2020
Full Proposal Confirmed
$75,000
Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP)
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
11 Jan 2020 Registration Deadline Confirmed See record
Upper Connecticut River Mitigation and Enhancement Fund
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (NHCF)
13 Jan 2020
Concept Paper/Proposal Confirmed
See record
Grant Program
Impact Fund
14 Jan 2020
Letter of Intent Confirmed
$50,000
CFID Safe Drinking Water Pilot Project Grant Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Canada (AMMI Canada)
Canadian Foundation for Infectious Diseases (CFID)
15 Jan 2020
Full Proposal
Confirmed
$25,000
Environment
Cleveland Foundation
15 Jan 2020 Letter of Inquiry Confirmed See record
Financial and Operational Support Grants
International Continental Scientific Drilling Program (ICDP)
15 Jan 2020 Proposals Confirmed $1,500,000
Sustainable Water Award
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
15 Jan 2020 Nomination Confirmed $2,465.19
On-the-Ground Programs: Matching Awards Program (MAP)
National Forest Foundation (NFF)
16 Jan 2020 Application Confirmed See record
Guy Bradley Award
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
17 Jan 2020 Nomination Confirmed $2,500
National First Nations Water Leadership Award
Government of Canada
Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)
17 Jan 2020 Nomination Confirmed See record
Non-Targeted Testing of Chemicals in Drinking Water in California
University of California Office of the President (UCOP)
Office of Health Affairs
17 Jan 2020 Application Anticipated $600,000
Recommendations to update non-statutory technical standards for Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)
Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra)
17 Jan 2020
Tender
Confirmed
See record
H2020-FNR-2020 Food and Natural Resources, Two Stage – Topics FNR 5, 11-12, 16, LC-FNR 13
European Union (EU)
European Commission (EC)
Directorate-General for Research and Innovation
22 Jan 2020
Stage 1 Application
Confirmed
10,012,950
Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley Restoration Fund
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
23 Jan 2020
Full Proposal
Confirmed
See record
Research Experiences for Undergraduates: Summer Program
Cary Institute of Ecosystems Studies
24 Jan 2020 Application
Confirmed
$6,600
Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
30 Jan 2020
Full Proposal
Confirmed
$50,000
Restoration Research Grant Program
Chesapeake Bay Trust (CBT)
30 Jan 2020 Application
Confirmation
$50,000
Canadian Water Resources Association Scholarships in Water Resources
Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA)
31 Jan 2020 Application
Confirmed
$5,000
Environment Grand (Environment Fund)
Alpine Club of Canada (ACC)
31 Jan 2020 Application
Confirmed
See record
Grants for Nonprofits
Duke Energy Foundation
31 Jan 2020 Application
Confirmed
See record
OFAH Student Research Grants
Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH)
31 Jan 2020 Application
Confirmed
$4,000
Partners for Places
The Funders’ Network
31 Jan 2020 Application
Confirmed
See record
Rocky Mountain National Park Research Fellowship Rocky Mountain Conservancy 1 Feb 2020 Preliminary Proposal
Confirmed
$11,000
William L. Fisher Congressional Geoscience Fellowship
American Geosciences Institute (AGI)
1 Feb 2020 Application
Confirmed
$68,000
The Sara Shallenberger Brown Garden Club of America National Parks Conservation Scholarship
Garden Club of America (GCA)
2 Feb 2020 Application
Confirmed
$1,000
NOAA SBIR
United States Department of Commerce (DOC)
3 Feb 2020 Application
Confirmed
$500,000
Wetland Restoration Planning, Design, and Implementation for Louisiana ACEP-WRE, WRP, and EWPP-FPE
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
3 Feb 2020 Application
Confirmed
$4,000,000
National Priorities: Research on PFAs Impacts in Rural Communities and Agricultural Operations
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Office of Research and Development (ORD)
11 Feb 2020 Application
Confirmed
$1,610,752
Environmental Convergence Opportunities in Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems
National Science Foundation (NSF)
12 Feb 2020
Letter of Intent
Confirmed
See record
ASPPH/EPA Environmental Health Fellowship Program
Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH)
14 Feb 2020 Application
Confirmed
$69,400
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Grants
American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) Richard Gilder Graduate School
15 Feb 2020
Full Proposal
Confirmed
$3,500
Cumberland Plateau Stewardship Fund
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
20 Feb 2020
Full Proposal
Confirmed
$250,000
Logan Science Journalism Program – Environmental Hands-On Laboratory Course
Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL)
24 Feb 2020 Application
Confirmed
See record
Individual Service and Contribution Awards
Water Environment Federation (WEF)
1 Mar 2020 Nomination Confirmed See record
Ocean Health Grants
11th Hour Racing
1 Mar 2020 Application
Confirmed
$100,000
WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship
Water Environment Federation (WEF)
1 Mar 2020 Application
Confirmed
$25,000
Outdoor Heritage Fund
North Dakota Industrial Fund
2 Mar 2020
Proposals
Anticipated
See record
Conservation Impact Prize
Salazar Center for North American Conservation Colorado State University
19 Mar 2020
Pre-Application Registration  
See record
WaterSMART Grants: Small-Scale Water Efficiency Projects
United States Department of the Interior (DOI) Bureau of Reclamation (BOR)
24 Mar 2020 Application
Confirmed
$75,000
Project Grants
The Davis Foundations
Davis Conservation Foundation
10 Apr 2020 Application
Confirmed
See record
Southeast Aquatics
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)
1 Aug 2020
Full Proposal
Confirmed
See record
National Fish Passage Program
United States Department of the Interior (DOI)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
30 Sep 2020 Application
Confirmed
$2,000,000

Ongoing and Continuous Opportunities Listed by Name
Animals and Environmental Grants – Wettenhall Environment Trust Small Environmental Grant Scheme
Equity Trustees Limited (Equity Trustees)
Varies
Expression of Interest Confirmed
$10,000
Charitable Giving Program
Westinghouse Electric Company
Continuous
Proposals Confirmed
See record
Charlotte Martin Foundation Grants
Charlotte Martin Foundation
Ongoing See  record
Civil Infrastructure Systems (CIS) 
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Engineering (ENG)
Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI)
Continuous
Full Proposal Confirmed
See  record
Climate and Large-Scale Dynamics
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Ongoing See  record
Community Requests
The Coca-Cola Company
Continuous
Application
Confirmed
See  record
Engineering for Civil Infrastructure (ECI) 
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Engineering (ENG)
Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI)

Continuous
Full Proposal Confirmed
See  record
Environment and Arts Grants
Fred A. and Barbara M. Erb Family Foundation
Continuous
Letter of Inquiry Confirmed
$2,000,000
GEF Small Grants Programme
United Nations (UN)
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Continuous
Concept Paper/Proposal Confirmed
$50,000
Glaser Progress Foundation Ongoing See  record
Grants
Draper Richards Foundation
Continuous
Application
Confirmed
$300,000
Humans, Disasters, and the Built Environment
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Ongoing See  record
Hydrologic Sciences
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Geosciences (GEO), Division of Earth Sciences (EAR)
Continuous
Full Proposal
Confirmed
$1,000,000
National Fish Habitat Action Plan
United States Department of the Interior (DOI)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
Varies
Application
Confirmed
$900,000
NERC Advanced Training Short Courses and Master’s Courses at the Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum
Varies
Application
Confirmed
See  record
Paleoclimate
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Ongoing See  record
Project Grants
Great Lakes Protection Fund
Continuous Preliminary Proposal Confirmed See record
Stockholm Junior Water Prize
Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) Stockholm Water Foundation
Varies
Confirmed
$15,000
Urgency Grants
United Kingdom Government UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) – United Kingdom
Continuous
Full Proposal Confirmed
See record
World Development: Small Grants
The Waterloo Foundation (TWF)
Continuous
Application
Confirmed
$13,161