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Grants to California Organizations and Businesses in Eligible Counties to Replace Heavy-Duty...

Deadline 04/05/20

Grants to California organizations and businesses in eligible regions to replace old, heavy-duty engines with cleaner and newer equipment. Funding priority will be given to projects directly benefiting disadvantaged communities, low-income areas, and zero-emission projects. Funding is intended for replacements related to i...

GrantWatch ID#: 185209

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies to Acquire and Improve Open Spaces

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to ensure open spaces are available to residents of eligible regions. Funding may be requested for land acquisition and improvements. Prerference is given to projects in areas recently affected by floods or fires. Projects should be located within o...

GrantWatch ID#: 141961

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs in Multiple States to Enhance the Local Watershed

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants to New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and educational institutions to enhance habitats and improve water quality throughout the local watershed. Funding is intended for the rehabilitation and conservation of natural areas, corridors, and waterways t...

GrantWatch ID#: 179400

Grants to Local USA Conservation Organizations to Preserve Fisheries

Deadline 07/01/20 LOI Date: 04/15/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA chapters and councils of the funding source organization for projects that address the needs of native and wild salmon, steelhead, and trout. Applicants must contact program staff and submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended to support wildlife restoration and conservation of cold...

GrantWatch ID#: 145964

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico Nonprofits, Agencies, and Educational Institutions for Wildlif...

Deadline 06/24/20 LOI Date: 04/15/20

Grants to USA and Puerto Rico nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and educational institutions for projects that promote the conservation of wildlife habitats. Applicants must submit a pre-proposal prior to the full application. Eligible uses of grant funds include perpetual conservation easements and lan...

GrantWatch ID#: 143705

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Archaeological Exp...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $80,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and organizations for archaeological explorations that shed light on current climatic and environmental issues. Funding is intended to gather and analyze archaeological information related to paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatological explorations that h...

GrantWatch ID#: 187197

Grants to USA Agencies, Tribes, Nonprofits, Businesses, and Educational Institutions for Env...

Deadline 03/31/20

Grants to USA and territories government agencies, tribes, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and educational institutions for environmental projects. Funding is intended to restore the quality of coastal and marine habitats. Eligible projects will reduce the impacts of derelict fishing gear on the environment and help t...

GrantWatch ID#: 154546

Grants to California School Districts to Improve the Environment in Eligible Regions

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to California school districts to improve the environment in eligible regions. Funding is intended to reduce toxic air contaminants and exposure to pollution by replacing school transportation vehicles. Funding is intended to reduce emissions from public school vehicles by switching to new, low-emitting buses. Prior...

GrantWatch ID#: 136935

Grants to California Agencies, Nonprofits, and Utility Companies for Watershed and Ecosystem...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to California public agencies, nonprofit organizations, Tribes, and public utilities and water companies for the conservation and improvement of areas located along the State's coastline. Priority will be given to projects that focus on restoring water and fish habitats. Projects must be located in a coastal waters...

GrantWatch ID#: 169475

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Benefit the Residents of Eligible ...

Deadline 04/01/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, schools, and agencies for programs that benefit the residents of eligible regions. Funding is intended for activities in the areas of arts and culture, education, community and environment, youth, and health and human services. Funding may be used for operating, program, and ca...

GrantWatch ID#: 173782

Grant to a California Nonprofit, For-Profit, or Indian Tribe for Environmental Programs

Deadline 04/01/20

Grant to a California nonprofit organization, for-profit organization, or qualifying Indian tribe for environmental programs. Funding is intended for the improvement of local composting projects. Priority is given to sites in low-income communities. Eligible project areas include developing, expanding, or improving communi...

GrantWatch ID#: 188210

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Healthy Eating and Food Equity

Deadline 04/02/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote nutritious eating and food equity. Funding is intended for programs that align with the following areas of focus: increasing the supply of organic food, advancing nutrition education for children, providing hunger relief, and improving access to healthy, fresh food. Priority...

GrantWatch ID#: 180232

Grants to USA IHEs to Enhance Education Related to Food, Agricultural, Natural Resources, and...

Deadline 04/02/20

Grants to USA and Territories colleges and universities to offer quality undergraduate and graduate degree tracks that will strengthen the country's agricultural and food-related professional and scientific workforce. Applicants should contact program staff and register with the grant portal prior to applying. Funding is i...

GrantWatch ID#: 181100

Grants to California Nonprofits and businesses in Eligible Regions for Environmental Outreach...

Deadline 04/03/20

Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for environmental outreach campaigns. Funding is intended for organizations to work with communities, memberships, and congregations to build awareness and engagement in reducing the amount of food wasted. Funding i...

GrantWatch ID#: 186555

Grants to California Nonprofits and Businesses for Projects to Reduce the Amount of Waste Pr...

Deadline 04/03/20

Grants of up to $20,000 to California nonprofit organizations and businesses for projects to reduce the amount of trash produced in eligible regions. Funding is intended for projects that decrease the amount of waste generated and sent to local landfills by increasing the involvement of individuals, businesses, and communi...

GrantWatch ID#: 188177

Grants to California Nonprofits and For-Profits in Eligible Regions to Reduce Waste in Manuf...

Deadline 04/03/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to California nonprofit and for-profit organizations in eligible regions to reduce waste in manufacturing, transportation, storage, and distribution. Funding is intended for the puchase of equipment and durable operational materials that help eliminate waste in two specific categories: transport pac...

GrantWatch ID#: 188178

Grants to California Nonprofits to Reduce the Use of Disposable Food-Ware Items in Eligible ...

Deadline 04/04/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit organizations to reduce the use of disposable food-ware items in eligible regions. Funding is intended for organizations to work with communities, memberships, and congregations to build awareness and engagement in reducing the amount of single-use food ware items such as coff...

GrantWatch ID#: 188176

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Filmmakers for Documentaries About Social Issues, Pe...

Deadline 04/06/20

Grants of up to $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International filmmakers for projects that honor social change and progress around the world. Funding is intended to support documentary films already in production or post-production. Additional support will be provided in the form of advice and consulting to improve the film's ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159409
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In-kind Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits to Support Gardening Initiatives

Deadline 04/06/20

In-kind grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations to support gardening initiatives. Grantees will be awarded gift cards and supplies. Funding is intended to promote food security, healthy eating, sustainable food sources, neighborhood beautification, and community agricultural and environmental education.

GrantWatch ID#: 179664

Grants to California Agencies and Tribes for Activities to Promote the Safe Disposal of Waste

Deadline 04/06/20

Grants to California local and regional government agencies and authorities and Indian Tribes for activities that promote the safe disposal of hazardous waste. Eligible programs may include educational activities, the implementation of collection programs and events, facility improvements, training, and equipment purchases.

GrantWatch ID#: 183178

In-Kind Grants of Resources to USA, Canada, and International Affiliated Individuals for En...

Deadline 04/06/20

In-kind grants of cloud computing resources to USA, Canada, and International individuals affiliated with nonprofits, IHEs, government entities, or companies for projects that promote environmental sustainability. Funding is intended for projects that align with at least one of four areas of interest: agriculture, climate ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186066

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Promote Parks and Open Spaces

Deadline 05/01/20 Conference Date: 04/06/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, schools and school districts, and government agencies to promote park areas and open spaces in eligible locations. Funding is intended to support activities in the focus areas of environmental stewardship; trails, parks, and public access; environmental education; and urban agr...

GrantWatch ID#: 182466

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmental and Outdoor Recreation Projects

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for creative community impact projects that focus on the environment and outdoor recreation. Focus areas include empowering women outdoor professionals, developing the relationship between underserved populations and the outdoors, engaging communities in environmental ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180610

Grants to USA Agencies, Nonprofits, Tribes, and Corporations to Enable Clean-Up of Contamina...

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants to USA local and state government agencies, councils, nonprofit organizations, tribes, and corporations to assist in local clean-up efforts on contaminated sites. The program is intended to provide supplemental funding to current grantees in order to complete started projects.

GrantWatch ID#: 188531

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Local Arts and Civic Projects

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit or tax-exempt organizations in eligible regions for community activities that meet identified needs. New applicants must participate in a pre-application workshop. Funding is intended to support local arts and civic projects. Eligible recipients must be located within or serve...

GrantWatch ID#: 165759
NEW

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations, Agencies, and Charities to Address H...

Deadline 04/30/20 Conference Date: 04/09/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International organizations, public entities, and charities for programs that address health equity and climate change in USA cities. Funding is intended to identify, adapt, and implement programs that have proved successful in other cities worldwide.

GrantWatch ID#: 188622

Grants to California Nonprofits, Agencies, and Businesses to Reduce Pollution

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and businesses for projects that reduce pollution in eligible regions. Project areas include public education, alternative fuels and clean technology, transit services, and alternative transportation. Projects must be based or operate in Yolo-Solano AQMD’s ju...

GrantWatch ID#: 169573

Grants to California Nonprofits to Improve the Quality of Life

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to improve the quality of life for residents. The goal of the fund is to support programs in the following areas: sustaining the arts, protecting the environment, providing education to children and adults, contributing to the safety of residents, and providi...

GrantWatch ID#: 170432

Grants to California Teachers for Creative Class Enrichment

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants of $500 to California teachers in eligible regions for creative approaches to K-12 classroom curriculum. Funding is intended to enrich students' learning experiences. Previous funding has supported special education, robotics, biotechnology, environmental science, and the arts. Funding must benefit schools throughou...

GrantWatch ID#: 175656

Grants to Ohio, Maine, Massachusetts, and California Nonprofits to Benefit Residents in Elig...

Deadline 07/14/20 LOI Date: 04/10/20

Grants of up to $15,000 to Ohio, Maine, Massachusetts, and California nonprofit organizations to benefit residents in eligible locations. Applicants must contact the funding source and submit a preliminary application prior to submitting a full proposal. Focus areas include environment, arts, and arts education. The Founda...

GrantWatch ID#: 180098

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Activities that Benefit Local Residents

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to California nonprofits in eligible areas for activities and projects to benefit the community. Previous grants have been awarded to organizations and institutions that provide services related to children and education, animals and nature, health, religion, special needs, underserved populations, and the arts. Eli...

GrantWatch ID#: 180557

Grants to California Nonprofits for Education, Workforce Preparation, Veteran Services, and ...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations to benefit communities where the funding source has a business presence. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. Program areas include education, workforce preparation, veteran services, and environmental stewardship. Boeing invests in organizations primari...

GrantWatch ID#: 181156

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Individuals for Social...

Deadline 04/10/20

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit and for-profit organizations, and individuals and teams to recognize and support projects that have a significant social impact. The awards are intended to support creative approaches from diverse members of the global community, and projects that inspire others to take in...

GrantWatch ID#: 183720

Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Organizations, Local Governments, and Associations to Re...

Deadline 04/10/20

Grants and in-kind donations to USA local governments, downtown associations, parks and recreation areas, business improvement districts, and other organizations to reduce waste and debris from cigarette usage. In 2020, the Funding Source will focus on three primary types of intervention. Applicants will have the opportuni...

GrantWatch ID#: 185463

Grants to USA Universities in Eligible States for Professional Development Activities in Coa...

Deadline 04/13/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA universities in multiple states and territories for professional development opportunities related to coastal science and conservation. Applicants must be current participants in the funding source's program. The purpose of funding is to support activities at workshops, conferences or profess...

GrantWatch ID#: 187379

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Lawyers, and Law Firms for Justice-Related Lawsuits

Deadline 05/07/20 LOI Date: 04/14/20

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, lawyers, and law firms for a case involved in civil or human rights, economic justice, or environmental justice. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding is usually intended for one particular case, but occasionally ...

GrantWatch ID#: 175576

Grants to California Organizations for Projects that Promote Protecting and Studying Wild Bi...

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants of up to $2,000 to California organizations for programs in the areas of conserving or restoring habitats and protecting species in eligible regions. Funding will be awarded in the areas of the study and protection of wild birds, environmental education, and community outreach. The geographical area should be within...

GrantWatch ID#: 165018

Grants to Western USA and Chile Nonprofits and Agencies for Environmental Conservation

Deadline 04/15/20

Grants to nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies in multiple USA states and Chile for environmental conservation and protection programs. Funding is intended to encourage the protection of marine resources and biological diversity in Chile, Western North America, and the Western Pacific.

GrantWatch ID#: 176044

Awards to USA and Canada Youth for Outstanding Contributions to the Community and the Enviro...

Deadline 04/15/20

Awards of $10,000 to USA and Canada youth, ages 8 to 18 years, to recognize outstanding contributions to their communities, the environment, and society. Awards are intended for recipients to continue their public service activity or can be applied to higher education costs.

GrantWatch ID#: 178282

Awards to USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Innovative Science, Environment, an...

Deadline 04/15/20

Awards to USA, Canada, and International individuals above the age of 18 to recognize and support innovative and ground-breaking projects that address major world challenges. Awards are intended to support projects taking place anywhere in the world. Candidates can apply in five areas: science and health, applied technolog...

GrantWatch ID#: 181058
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Fellowship to a College Graduate in the USA for a Paid Conservation Position

Deadline 04/15/20

Fellowship to a college graduate in the USA to gain professional experience working towards conservation goals alongside leaders and colleagues in an eligible city. The Fellowship offers a paid position for the period of one-year with a competitive starting salary and full benefits package working alongside staff based in ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185470
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Educational Institutions to Protect Habitats...

Deadline 06/30/20 LOI Date: 04/16/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, Indian tribes, and educational institutions in multiple states to conserve habitats for pollinating wildlife. Applicants must submit a pre-proposal before applying. Priority is given to proposals that benefit the monarch butterfly.

GrantWatch ID#: 169906

Prizes to USA, Canada, and International Students and Professionals for Designing an Energy ...

Deadline 05/11/20 LOI Date: 04/17/20

Prizes of up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International students and professionals for designing an energy efficient library in a pre-selected location in California. All applicants must first register before the final deadline. The purpose of this competition is to promote net-zero energy building projects.

GrantWatch ID#: 173777

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Individuals and Organizations for Animal Rescue Proj...

Deadline 05/22/20 LOI Date: 04/17/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and organizations to rescue animal species that cannot currently be saved in the wild. Applicants must submit a project outline prior to applying. Funding is intended for start-up projects, workshop attendance, and consultations, with a focus on ex situ a...

GrantWatch ID#: 181000
NEW

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits, Agencies, For-Profits, and IHEs for Air...

Deadline 09/09/20 LOI Date: 04/21/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, for-profit organizations, and educational organizations for air quality research. Applicants must submit a preliminary application before applying in full. Funding is intended for research on novel and important aspects of the health eff...

GrantWatch ID#: 188026
NEW

Grants to California Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and Educational Institutions for Environm...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribes, and educational institutions for environmental projects in eligible locations. Funding is intended to restore habitats, including, but not limited to watersheds, landscapes, meadows, and riparian habitats. Funding is specifically intended for meadow...

GrantWatch ID#: 186787
NEW

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Storytellers for Projects Investigating the Environ...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants of up to $80,000 to USA, Canada, and International storytellers for projects investigating the environmental movement around the world. Funding is intended to illuminate and document underrepresented communities that have traditionally been given less consideration in the environmental movement. Projects that benefi...

GrantWatch ID#: 187938

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Community Organizations for Environmental Init...

Deadline 04/24/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, schools, and community organizations for programs to help improve the quality of life in eligible regions affected by port-serving industries. A Letter of Interest is required prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to support capital improvements, programming, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180486

Grants to California Agencies, Nonprofits, and Tribes for Land Preservation Efforts

Deadline 08/28/20 LOI Date: 04/30/20

Grants to California government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and tribes for preservation initiatives. Applicants are required to submit a preliminary application prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended to support land acquisition in order to protect important agricultural lands under threat of conver...

GrantWatch ID#: 152896

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Libraries, and Schools for Human Services, Disaster Relief, and En...

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants typically ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations, public schools, and libraries to support charitable causes. Funding is intended for, but not limited to the focus areas of human services, disaster relief, and the environment. The Foundation accepts both program and operating grant requests. T...

GrantWatch ID#: 153889