- Author: Kathleen P Nolan
1) Captain Planet Foundation – ECO Tech Grants
Submission Due Date: Rolling deadline starts January 15, 2014 through May 31, 2014
Sixteen (16) $2,500 grants will be awarded to schools or nonprofit organizations, for the purpose of engaging children in inquiry based projects in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) that use innovation, biomimicry/nature based design, or new technology to address environmental problems in their communities. More...
2) USDA NIFA - Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative
Letter of Intent Due Date(s): April 11, 2014, 5:00 pm ET (requested, but not required)
Application Due Date(s): May 8, 2014, 5:00 pm ET
The OREI seeks to solve critical organic agriculture issues, priorities, or problems through the integration of research, education, and extension activities. The purpose of this program is to fund projects that will enhance the ability of producers and processors who have already adopted organic standards to grow and market high quality organic agricultural products. Priority concerns include biological, physical, and social sciences, including economics. The OREI is particularly interested in projects that emphasize research, education and outreach that assist farmers and ranchers with whole farm planning by delivering practical research-based information. More...
This announcement is intended to highlight only a few of the exciting new funding opportunities that are coming up. Please visit our Funding Opportunities Calendar for more upcoming funding opportunities. New opportunities will be posted to this calendar frequently. You can also sign up for the RSS feed to get automatic notices when new opportunities are added. Please remember this calendar is not exhaustive and we encourage you to seek out other opportunities as applicable to your program/research.
Kathleen Nolan, Director, ANR Office of Contracts & Grants (OCG)