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Funding Opportunities

There are many funding opportunities related to coastal resilience and sustainability. These tables provide examples of recurring and current funding opportunities offered through NC State and other sponsors.

Additional funding opportunities can be found on the NC State Research Development Office funding page. The KIETS Climate Leaders Program provides information on climate change scholarships, fellowships and grant opportunities.

Recurring Funding Opportunities

TitleCRSI ThemesFunding AgencyApproximate Deadline
Coastlines and People Hubs for Research and Broadening Participation (CoPe)1,2,3,4,5,6NSFNovember - December
Convergence Acceleratorvaries each yearNSFSpring
Cumulative Health Impacts at the Intersection of Climate Change, Environmental Justice, and Vulnerable Populations/Lifestages: Community-Based Research for Solutions Request for Applications (RFA)5, maybe 2EPASeptember-November
Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (DISES)4NSFNovember
Environmental Convergence Opportunities in Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (ECO-CBET)1,2,3,4NSFSeptember
Growing Convergence Research (GCR)1,2,3,4,5,6NSFFirst Monday in February
FY 2021 – 2023 - Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) Announcement Type1,2,3,4,5,6NFA, NOAA, DOCRolling through September 2023
NOAA Climate Program Office (CPO) Regional Integrated Science and Assessment (RISA)variesNOAA - Climate Program OfficeLetter of Intent October, final January
Partnerships for Innovation (PFI)3NSFJanuary and July
Environmental Literacy Program5,6NOAAPre-app November
Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships1,2,3,4,5,6NSFPreliminary Proposal February

Current Funding Opportunities

TitleCRSI ThemesFunding AgencyDeadline
Environmental Sustainability3,4NSFFull Proposal Accepted Any Time
Dear Colleague Letter: Critical Aspects of Sustainability (CAS): Innovative Solutions to Climate Change1,2,3,4,5,6NSFDates align with program applying for
FY 2021 – 2023 - Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) Announcement Type1,2,3,4,5,6NFA, NOAA, DOCRolling through Sept. 30, 2023
Energy Frontier Research Centers3DOE-SC-BESNotification of Interest Form Jan. 10, 2022
Pre-app March 22, 2022
Final app May 3, 2022
Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)6NSFJan. 18, 2022
Environmental Literacy Program: Priority 25,6NOAAJan. 25, 2022
Growing Convergence Research (GCR)1,2,3,4,5,6NSFFeb. 7, 2022
Translational Research Grant1,2,3,4North Carolina Biotechnology CenterFeb. 9, 2022 (noon)
Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST)1,2,4NASAFeb. 11, 2022
Environmental Justice Video Challenge for Students2,5EPAApril 1, 2022
NSF Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships1,2,3,4,5,6NSFPrelim Proposal Feb. 1, 2022
Full Proposal Aug. 29, 2022