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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

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

Current Funding Opportunities

TitleFunding AgencyDeadline
Dear Colleague Letter: Critical Aspects of Sustainability (CAS): Innovative Solutions to Climate ChangeNSFDates align with program applying for
Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (DISES)NSFNovember 17, 2023
NOAA’s Climate Ready Workforce Funding Opportunity Now OpenNOAALetters of Intent are due at 11:59 p.m. Eastern on November 30, 2023. The deadline for application submission is 11:59 p.m. Eastern on February 13, 2024.
Margaret A. Davidson FellowshipNOAASummer 2023 - Call for applications
December 4, 2023 - Applications due
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