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EPA Brownfields Assessment Grants

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EPA’s Brownfields Program provides funds to empower states, communities, tribes, and nonprofits to prevent, inventory, assess, clean up, and reuse brownfield sites. Under these guidelines, EPA is seeking proposals for Assessment Grants only. If you are interested in requesting funding for Cleanup Grants, please refer to announcement EPA-OLEM-OBLR-16-09 (Cleanup Grant Guidelines). Applications due December 20. Learn more and apply... Read more

EPA Brownfields Cleanup Grants

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EPA’s Brownfields Program provides funds to empower states, communities, tribes, and nonprofits to prevent, inventory, assess, clean up, and reuse brownfield sites. Under these guidelines, EPA is seeking proposals for Cleanup Grants only. If you are interested in requesting funding for Assessment Grants, please refer to announcement EPA-OLEM-OBLR-16-08 (Assessment Grant Guidelines). Applications due December 20. Learn more and apply... Read more

Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program

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The U.S. Endowment for Forestry and Communities (Endowment) seeks applications for the 2017 Healthy Watersheds Consortium Grant Program. The Program goal is to accelerate strategic protection of healthy, freshwater ecosystems and their watersheds. Therefore, the primary focus for applicants should be protection and stewardship of the landscape that comprises the watershed, rather than restoration of degraded habitats or projects with a strictly water quality improvement outcome. Applications due February 1. Learn more and view RFP... Read more

Governor Cuomo Announces $231,000 in Smart Growth Grants for Adirondack Park Communities

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that five North Country communities will receive nearly $231,000 in Smart Growth grants through the New York State Environmental Protection Fund. These grants are being awarded to Adirondack municipalities and not-for-profit organizations to support projects focused on key aspects of the state’s Smart Growth program such as hamlet revitalization, economic growth and environmental protection. Read more... Read more

Smart and Connected Communities

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Cities and communities in the U.S. and around the world are entering a new era of transformational change, in which their inhabitants and the surrounding built and natural environments are increasingly connected by smart technologies, leading to new opportunities for innovation, improved services, and enhanced quality of life. The goal of this Smart & Connected Communities (S&CC) solicitation is to support strongly interdisciplinary, integrative research and research capacity-building activities that will improve understanding of smart and connected communities and lead... Read more

USDA Announces $26 Million Investment to Spur Agricultural Innovation

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture will invest $26.6 million into 45 projects that will spur innovative conservation initiatives on both rural and urban farms across the country. Public and private grantees will provide matching investments, bringing the total value of support to $59 million. The investment is made through USDA’s Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program, which fosters innovation in conservation tools and strategies to improve things like on-farm energy and fertilizer use as well as market-based strategies to improve water... Read more

Preservation Technology and Training Grants

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2017 Preservation Technology and Training Grants (PTT Grants) from the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT), the National Park Service’s innovation center for the preservation community, are intended to create better tools, materials and approaches to conserving buildings, landscapes, sites and collections. PTT Grants will support the following activities: Innovative research that develops new technologies or adapts existing technologies to preserve cultural resources, Specialized workshops or symposia that identify and address national preservation needs, How-to videos, mobile applications, podcasts,... Read more

Transit Safety Research and Demonstration Program

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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced the opportunity to apply for $7 million in funding for safety research and demonstration projects. The goal is to demonstrate and evaluate innovative technologies and safer designs to improve public transportation safety. FTA is seeking to fund cooperative agreements to engage in demonstration projects focused on collision avoidance and transit worker safety protection. Applications due October 14. Learn more and apply... Read more

Environmental Sustainability Grant

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The National Science Foundation’s Environmental Sustainability (ES) program supports research that takes a systems approach to green engineering for infrastructure. Improvements in distribution and collection systems that will advance smart growth strategies and ameliorate effects of growth are research areas that are supported by ES. Innovations in management of storm water, recycling and reuse of drinking water, and green engineering techniques to support sustainability are also fruitful areas for research. Applications due October 20. Learn more and apply... Read more
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