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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.

Current Funding Opportunities

TitleFunding AgencyDeadline
PFAS Research OpportunityWRRI and UWCApplicants should submit pre-proposals through the NCEWRRI portal by June 28th
Dear Colleague Letter: Critical Aspects of Sustainability (CAS): Innovative Solutions to Climate ChangeNSFDates align with program applying for
Division of Environmental Biology (core programs) (DEB) NSFAnytime
Dear Colleague Letter: Extreme, Compound, and Cascading Hazards (EC2H)NSFAnytime
Dear Colleague Letter: Workshops to Identify Educational Requirements of the Future Ocean Technical WorkforceNSFAnytime

Recurring Funding Opportunities

TitleFunding AgencyApproximate Deadline
Cisco Foundation - solutions to climate changeCisco$100 million through 2030
Coastlines and People Hubs for Research and Broadening Participation (CoPe)NSFNovember - December
National Estuary Program (NEP) Watersheds Grant ProgramEPAMay
Convergence AcceleratorNSFSpring
Cumulative Health Impacts at the Intersection of Climate Change, Environmental Justice, and Vulnerable Populations/Lifestages: Community-Based Research for Solutions Request for Applications (RFA)EPASeptember-November
Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (DISES)NSFNovember
Environmental Convergence Opportunities in Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems (ECO-CBET)NSFSeptember
Growing Convergence Research (GCR)NSFFirst Monday in February
FY 2021 – 2023 - Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) Announcement TypeNFA, NOAA, DOCRolling through September 2023
NOAA Climate Program Office (CPO) Regional Integrated Science and Assessment (RISA)NOAA - Climate Program OfficeLetter of Intent October, final January
Partnerships for Innovation (PFI)NSFJanuary and July
Environmental Literacy ProgramNOAAPre-app November
Science and Technology Centers: Integrative PartnershipsNSFPreliminary Proposal February
Antarctic Research Not Requiring U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) Field SupportNSFAny time