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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
Chemical and Materials Sciences to Advance Clean Energy Technologies and Low-Carbon Manufacturing3DOENOI Feb. 24, 2022
May 17, 2022
Environmental Justice Small Grants Program(Partner with Tribal Government)4,5,6EPAMay 20, 2022
Environmental Enhancement Grant Program1,2NC Attorney General's OfficeMarch 22, 2022 Interest meeting
March 31, Letter of Intent (required)
May 26, 2022 Final Proposal Due
Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities1USDAApril 8, 2022 (proposal $5 million to $100 million)
May 27, 2022 (proposal < $5 million)
National Coastal Resilience Fund1,4NFWFWebinar March 30, 2022
Pre-proposal April 21, 2022
Full proposal (invite only) June 30, 2022
2022 Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) Project3NC Clean Energy Technology CenterJuly 1, 2022
Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Sustainable Agricultural Systems1USDALetter of Intent April 27, 2022
Closing Date July 28, 2022
NSF Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships1,2,3,4,5,6NSFPrelim Proposal Feb. 1, 2022
Full Proposal Aug. 29, 2022