Funding Agency: Others / Thematic Area: Other Themes of Sustainability

NSF/FDA Scholar-in-Residence at FDA - NSF 10-533
The National Science Foundation (NSF), through the Directorate for Engineering's Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (CBET), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), through its Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) have established the NSF/FDA Scholar-in-Residence Program at FDA. This program comprises an interagency partnership for the investigation of scientific and engineering issues concerning emerging trends in medical device technology. This partnership is designed to enable investigators in science, engineering, and mathematics to develop research collaborations within the intramural research environment at the FDA. This solicitation features four flexible mechanisms for support of research at the FDA: 1) Faculty at FDA; 2) Graduate Student Fellowships; 3) Postdoctoral Fellowships; and, 4) Undergraduate Student Research Experiences. Undergraduate student participants supported with NSF funds must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
Proposals accepted anytime

National Geographic Society: Seeking Proposals for Conservation Technologies Grants Program
National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its “Conservation Technologies” in order to create novel tools and technologies to monitor ecosystem health. National Geographic supports the development of cutting-edge technologies that open their eyes to different viewpoints, help us see the world in a new light and explore it in new ways, and transform the fields of exploration, science, and conservation. Priority will be given to projects that use technology to do one or more of the following: • Develop tools or capabilities needed to generate data and insights on ecosystem health, biodiversity distribution, patterns, and trends • Create or reimagine sensing modalities that can be applied to determine ecological health • Implement new processing techniques that can apply breakthroughs in data mining and machine learning to glean new ecosystem health insights from existing data streams • Develop low-cost, scalable, long-term, robust in-situ or remote sensing modalities
April 10, 2019

National Geographic Society: Grants for Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution
The National Geographic Society seeks proposals for its program “Reducing Marine Plastic Pollution” from all around the world. This RFP is directed at reducing plastic pollution at the source, both by reducing per capita plastic consumption and reducing the flow of plastics into watersheds. The aim is to explore solutions to reduce marine plastic pollution (including behavior change). Projects may be focused around conservation, education, research, storytelling, or technology.
April 10, 2019

National Geographic: Request for Proposals for ‘Documenting Human Migrations’ Program
The National Geographic Society is seeking request for proposals for a program entitled “Documenting Human Migrations” to support impactful projects that through education or storytelling seek to increase understanding of and acceptance of migrants and migrant communities. Priority will be given to projects that aim to do one or more of the following through education or storytelling: • Document the causes and effects of one or more examples of present-day human migration; • Document the lives of present-day migrants, their journeys, and receiving communities. • Develop and test out classroom resources, curricula, or public outreach materials that aim to increase understanding of the migrant experience and acceptance of migrant communities.
April 10, 2019

CS Fund and Warsh-Mott Legacy: Grants for Agriculture and Food Sovereignty
The CS Fund and Warsh-Mott Legacy take an activist approach in making grants to defend traditional management of agriculture and natural resources in the Global South. Specific interests include protecting local seeds and reducing chemicals in agriculture; regulating the introduction of genetically modified organisms; and supporting communities in their self-governance of natural resources. Recent grants include several for Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Proposals accepted anytime

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