NFWF Issues RFP for National Resilient Communities Program

Read the full story in Philanthropy News Digest. Deadline: February 15, 2018 (Pre-proposals) In 2017, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, in partnership with Wells Fargo, launched the Resilient Communities Program, designed to prepare for future environmental challenges by enhancing community capacity to plan and implement resiliency projects and improve the protections afforded by natural ecosystems by …

The Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving Cooperative Agreement Program

Proposals due February 16, 2018. The FY 2018 EJ Collaborative Problem-Solving solicitation is now open. Ten awards will be made (one award per region) in amounts of up to $120,000 per award for a two-year project period. Cooperative agreements will be awarded to local community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations seeking to address environmental and public …

Environmental Education Local Grants Program RFP now available

Proposals are due by March 15, 2018. Under the 2018 EE Local Grant Program, 10 Requests for Proposals are being issued nationally, one in each of EPA’s ten Regions.  EPA expects to award three or four grants from each of the EPA’s 10 Regional Offices for a total of approximately 30 to 35 grants nationwide. The purpose of …

Funding available for environmental and installation energy technology demonstrations

The Department of Defense (DoD), through the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP), supports the demonstration of technologies that address priority DoD environmental and installation energy requirements.  The goal of ESTCP is to promote the transfer of innovative technologies through demonstrations that collect the data needed for regulatory and DoD end-user acceptance.  Projects conduct formal demonstrations at …

EREF Accepting Applications for Sustainable Solid Waste Management Research

Via Philanthropy News Digest. The Environmental Research and Education Foundation is accepting pre-proposals for its Research in Sustainable Solid Waste Management grants program. The program supports research projects related to sustainable solid waste management practices, including waste minimization; recycling; waste conversion to energy, biofuels, chemicals, or other useful products; strategies to promote diversion to higher and better …

Macron to award US climate scientists ‘Make Our Planet Great Again’ grants

Read the full story in The Hill. French President Emmanuel Macron will award U.S. climate scientists with grants to conduct research in France for the remainder of President Trump’s current presidential term. The “Make Our Planet Great Again” grants, totaling about $70 million, will be given to about 50 climate research projects, ABC News reported.