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December 20, 2022

The Council on Environmental Quality is requesting expressions of interest to fill fifteen (15) vacancies for a two-year term to the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council. The WHEJAC is charged with providing advice on a whole-of-government approach to address issues related, but not limited, to environmental justice.

Application deadline is January 17. Specific information about how to apply and the criteria for appointment can be found here

In other news, our newsletter will be taking a Holiday hiatus and be back in your inboxes Tuesday, January 10.

Happy Holidays!
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January 5-6 

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February 1-2

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Need help preparing your $4M+ proposal? Get in touch.
NASA: ROSES A.48 Sustainable Land Imaging - Technology (Amendment)
Up to $4M, varies by sub-element
NOI Due: January 3
Proposal Due: March 1

Goals are to research, develop, and demonstrate new measurement technologies that improve upon the Nation’s current land imaging capabilities while at the same time reduce the overall program cost for future SLI measurements. Solicitation.

NSF: Growing Convergence Research
Amount: Up to $3.6M
Due: February 6

Supports transitioning teams from research that is multidisciplinary to research that transcends disciplinary boundaries with novel conceptual frameworks, theories and methods.  Solicitation.



Carbontech Development Initiative
Amount: Up to $2.75M across five programs
Due: January 13

CDI aims to position New York State as a global carbontech hub, facilitating collaboration between academia, private businesses, and the public sector to create, validate, and launch cutting-edge solutions that capture, transport, and convert different forms of waste carbon into a diverse array of valued products and services in a climate-beneficial way.  Solicitation.


Community Foundation or Greater New Haven: Quinnipiac River Fund
Amount: Up to $20K
Due: January 20

Improves the health of the Quinnipiac River by funding projects that provide research, conservation and advocacy for the river and its surrounding watersheds.

AVPN: APAC Sustainability Seed Fund
Amount: Up to $250K
Due: January 31

Scale up the most innovative nonprofit sustainability initiatives and solutions that help vulnerable and underserved communities in the Asia Pacific Region. Solicitation.
Prize Increase
Global Warming Mitigation Project: Keeling Curve Prize
Amount: $50K
Due: February 10
Looking for projects with a proven track record of reducing, avoiding, or eliminating greenhouse gases from the atmosphere that align with one of the following: Carbon Sinks (Natural & Engineered), Energy, Finance, Social & Cultural Pathways, and Transport & Mobility. Solicitation.
NYMTC: Regional Waste Movement Study
Amount: Up to $290K
Due: February 14
Perform a regional study of needs and opportunities associated with the movement of municipal solid waste (MSW) and construction and demolition (C&D) debris. Solicitation.
NSF: DCL - Scholarships in STEM Program (S-STEM) Responsiveness to the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022
Amount: Up to $2.5M, varies by track
Tracks 2, 3, Grants Due: March 2
Track 1 Due: March 29

Provides awards to institutions of higher education not only to fund scholarships, but also to adapt, implement, and study evidence-based curricular and co-curricular activities that have been shown to be effective supporting recruitment, retention, transfer (if appropriate), student success, academic/career pathways, and graduation in STEM. Solicitation.

NYSERDA: Environmental and Fisheries Research to Support Offshore Wind Development
Amount: Up to $500K
Due: March 13

Supports independent research to improve the scientific and technical foundation for addressing key policy-relevant questions related to the development of OSW and stakeholder-identified environmental and fisheries concerns. Solicitation.

NSF: Research Coordination Networks
Amount: Up to $500K
Due: Varies by program

Advance a field or create new directions in research or education by supporting groups of investigators to communicate and coordinate their research, training and educational activities across disciplinary, organizational, geographic, and international boundaries. Solicitation.



IIASA: Young Scientists Summer Program
Amount: Stipends available
Due: January 12

For PhD students to undertake a scientific project on a topic related to the IIASA research agenda. Solicitation.

Burroughs Wellcome Fund:   Postdoctoral Diversity Enrichment Program
Amount: $60K
Due: January 18

Substantially enhance the postdoctoral training and experience of underrepresented junior scientists. Funds will be provided to support enrichment activities outlined in the program description. Solicitation
FACE Foundation: Transatlantic Research Partnership
Amount: $20K
Due: February 24

Supports two-year collaborative projects involving young researchers related to one or more United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.


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