Funding and Other Opportunities
WEES Cost Shares
WEES has limited funding available to provide cost-sharing on larger proposals (preferably $100K+) to external funders on a continuing basis. Requests are evaluated according to their relevance to WEES and potential for return on investment.
For more information: http://wees.arizona.edu/content/cost-shares
WEES Proposal Support
Each year, WEES has limited funding available to support the development of large grant proposals. Requests for a maximum of $20K for proposal development support are accepted on a continuing basis. Funds may not be used for food or faculty salaries.
For more information: http://wees.arizona.edu/content/proposal-support
Earthwatch funds scientific field research and education to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment. Their four Research Areas are 1) Ecosystem Services, 2) Climate Change, 3) Oceans, and 4) Cultural Heritage. Their average project grant range is between $17,000 and $51,000 for a full field season, dependent on the number of participating Earthwatch volunteers. Applications accepted on an ongoing basis.
For more information: http://www.earthwatch.org/aboutus/research/scientistopps/reqresprop
Good Neighbor Environmental Board
The EPA invites nominations from a diverse range of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment to its Good Neighbor Environmental Board (GNEB), a federal advisory committee. The GNEB is responsible for providing advice to the President on environmental and infrastructure issues and needs within the states contiguous to Mexico to improve the quality of life of people residing on the U.S. side of the border. GNEB has representatives from U.S. government agencies; the states of Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas; and tribal and private organizations with experience in environmental and infrastructure issues along the U.S./Mexico Border. Members are appointed for two year terms with the possibility of reappointment to a second term. The GNEB meets approximately three times annually. To help the EPA in evaluating the effectiveness of its outreach efforts, please tell us how you learned of this opportunity. Please be aware that EPA’s policy is that, unless otherwise prescribed by statute, members generally are appointed to two- or three-year terms. Submit nominations to Mark Joyce, Acting Designated Federal Officer, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Management and Outreach (1601M), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C. 20460. You may also e-mail nominations with the subject line COMMITTEE RESUME 2012 to email@example.com.
For more information: Visit http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/