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Department of Commerce, 2023 NOAA Hawaii Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) Program

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Department of Commerce

Statewide

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The NOAA Hawaii Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) program is a federal funding opportunity that meets NOAA’s mission of science, service, and stewardship. The Hawaii B-WET program supports a vision of a future where societies and ecosystems are healthy and resilient in the face of sudden or prolonged change. The purpose of this financial assistance is to support our communities by developing well-informed members of society involved in decision-making that positively impacts our coastal, marine, and watershed ecosystems in the Hawaiian Islands. This is a competitive opportunity for grants to assist in the development of new programs, encourage innovative partnerships among environmental education programs, and support geographically targeted programs to advance environmental education efforts that complement national and state school requirements. The Hawaii B-WET program plays a foundational role as an environmental education program that promotes locally relevant, experiential learning in the K-12 environment on Priority Content Areas such as Earth science, climate science, and indigenous local knowledge models for all sciences. Funded projects provide Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences for students and professional development for teachers that support regional education and environmental priorities.

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Jan 31, 2023

SARE, Graduate Student Research and Education

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Nationwide

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Projects must integrate rigorous research and education aiming to advance the three components of sustainable agriculture- environmental, economic, and social. It is expected that the outcomes of funded projects will result in quantifiable benefits for producers, increase the preservation of the natural and social resources upon which agriculture relies, and be documented in scholarly journals and disseminated throughout educational outreach activities. With a funding limit of up to $30,000.

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Sabbatical Research & Education

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Private

Western US

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Western SARE Sabbatical Grants provide an opportunity for faculty around the world to partner with farmers, ranchers, agricultural professionals, and researchers of the Western U.S. region for conducting research, education, and Extension activities. Projects focused on unexplored topics in underserved communities and understudied geographic locations are of special interest.

Deadline

11/17/22

Herb Society of America Research Grant

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Private

Nationwide

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This $5,000 grant provides funding for the research of horticultural, scientific and/or social uses of herbs throughout history. Students, professionals, or individuals may apply. Eligible expenses include compensation for investigators, professional and technical assistance, and research supplies and materials. Click here to view previously funded projects.

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Unclear

Western IPM Center Special Issues Grant

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Private

Nationwide

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This Center offers special issues grants up to $5,000 for time-sensitive one-year integrated pest management projects that cannot wait until the next regular grant cycle.

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Rolling Basis

Egg-Tech Prize

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Private

Nationwide

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This program provides funding towards technology projects that determine a chick’s sex before it hatches to prevent male chick culling.

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Unclear

Nestle Foundation Research Grants

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Private

Nationwide

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The Nestle Foundation supports a variety of research. Their training and small research grant program supports smaller research projects; their pilot grant supports high potential pilot research; and their large research grant supports bigger research projects. Interested scientists should submit a letter of intent describing their project and estimated budget, and will be invited to submit a full proposal should their project align with the Foundation’s funding strategy. LOI are accepted year-round while full grant applications should be submitted by January 10th for funding in May and by May 10th for funding in October.

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Year Round

National FFA Scholarships

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Private

Nationwide

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The National FFA Foundation supports multiple scholarships to students pursuing higher education and career goals. Click here to find out more.

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Multiple

NEH, Cultural, and Community Resilience

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The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Nationwide

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This program supports community-based efforts to mitigate climate change and COVID-19 pandemic impacts, safeguard cultural resources, and foster cultural resilience through identifying, documenting, and/or collecting cultural heritage and community experience. The program prioritizes projects from disadvantaged communities in the United States or its jurisdictions, and NEH encourages applications that employ inclusive methodologies. Eligibility: State governments, County governments, Public and State controlled institutions of higher education, Special district governments, Native American tribal governments, City or township governments, Nonprofits, and Private institutions of higher education. With funds up to $150,000.

Deadline

Jan 12, 2023

Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, Education and Workforce Development grant

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Nationwide

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The Agriculture and Food Research Initiative - Education and Workforce Development (EWD) focuses on developing the next generation of research, education, and extension professionals in the food and agricultural sciences. In FY 2021, EWD invites applications in seven areas: agricultural workforce training; professional development for agricultural literacy; training of undergraduate students in research and extension; fellowships for predoctoral candidates; fellowships for postdoctoral scholars, a new program for food and agricultural non-formal education, and more.

Deadline

10/27/2022

NOAA Broad Agency Announcement

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Federal

Nationwide

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This program provides funding for extramural research, innovative projects and sponsorships that address NOAA’s goals of climate adaptation, a weather-ready nation, healthy oceans, and resilient coastal communities and economies. Special projects and programs associated with NOAA’s strategic plan and mission and goals are welcome to apply.

Deadline

9/30/2023

Western IPM Center Planning Grant

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Private

Nationwide

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This grant provides up to $15,000 of funding to develop or update crop profiles, pest management strategic plans, integrated pest management strategic plans,  evaluations or other planning and evaluation documents. Applications are accepted year-round on a rolling basis and up to $75,000 of funding is available in 2020-2021.

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Rolling Basis

Rapid Outcomes from Agricultural Research Grants

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Private

Nationwide

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This program deploys urgent funding to support research and outreach in response to emerging or unanticipated threats to the nation’s food supply or agricultural systems. FFAR makes rapid grants through ROAR for research related to response, prevention or mitigation of new pests and pathogens. ROAR’s one-year funding fills urgent research gaps until traditional, longer-term funding can be secured.

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Year Round

AASONA Agricultural Research Awards

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Private

Nationwide

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This program provides twenty $5000 awards to Native Hawaiian students in 2-year and 4-year institutions pursuing a bachelors or graduate degree. The goal of this program is to help Native students with financial need conduct research in an agricultural related area. Proposals will be ranked on their potential to contribute to Native Hawaiian communities in farming and ranching. Applicants must be a current American Indian Science and Engineering Society member at the time of application (AISES membership is free for all students)! Applications will be accepted and rewarded on a rolling basis until funds are no longer available.

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Rolling Basis

EDA Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs

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Federal

Nationwide

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There are two programs that applicants can receive funding from under the EDA Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Program:

1) The EDA’s Public Works program, which helps distressed communities build, design, or engineer critical infrastructure and facilities to promote economic development and regional prosperity.

2) The EDA’s Economic Adjustment Assistance program accepts applications for projects in rural and urban areas that support construction, non-construction, technical assistance, and revolving loan fund projects.

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Year Round

Emergent Fund

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Private

Nationwide

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The Emergent Fund supports strategies that help communities respond to rapidly changing conditions. They look to fund projects that support community development through long-term economic or social justice.

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Year Round

EDA, USDOC, FY 2021-2023 Economic Development Research and Evaluation (R&E) and National Technical Assistance (NTA) programs

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Nationwide

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EDA provides strategic investments on a competitive merit basis to support economic development, foster job creation, and attract private investment in economically distressed areas of the United States. Under this NOFO, EDA solicits applications from applicants in order to provide investments that support research and technical assistance projects under EDA’s R&E and NTA programs. Grants and cooperative agreements made under these programs are designed to leverage existing regional assets and support the implementation of economic development strategies that advance new ideas and creative approaches to advance economic prosperity in distressed communities.

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Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis

Crop Protection and Pest Management

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Federal

Nationwide

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The CPPM program supports projects that will ensure food security and respond effectively to other major societal pest management challenges with comprehensive IPM approaches that are economically viable, ecologically prudent, and safe for human health. Land grant institutions or institutions of higher education may apply.

Deadline

2/28/22

Bayer Hawaii Internship Opportunities

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Private

Statewide

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College students interested in a future career in agriculture may apply for an internship opportunity to learn about how Bayer works and how science is shaping the future of agriculture. Interns must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university and pursuing a degree in agriculture business or another agriculture-related major.

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Unclear

Western IPM Center Student Fellowship Scholarships

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Private

Nationwide

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This program provides student fellowship scholarships of up to $1,000 to fund professional development opportunities for future integrated pest management professionals such as costs associated with internships or registration. Applications will be accepted year-round on a rolling basis. Approximately $20,000 of funding will be available in 2020-2021.

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Rolling Basis

Rural Micro-entrepreneur Assistance Program

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Federal

Nationwide

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RMAP provides loans and grants to Microenterprise Development Organizations to help micro enterprises start and grow through training and technical assistance and a rural micro loan revolving fund. Nonprofits and institutes of higher education are eligible to become a MDO.

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Unclear

Sea Pact

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Private

Nationwide

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Sea Pact aims to advance sustainable fisheries and responsible aquaculture practices through funding projects in four focus areas: Sustainable Fisheries Partnership’s Target 75 Initiative, Domestic Aquaculture Advocacy, Aquaculture Education, and the responsible joint Sea Pact seafood sourcing policy. Sea Pact accepts LOI year-round.

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Year Round

Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program

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Federal

Nationwide

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Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program provides loans and grants to Microenterprise Development Organizations (MDOs) to:

•Help microenterprises startup and growth through a Rural Microloan Revolving Fund.

•Provide training and technical assistance to microloan borrowers and micro entrepreneurs.

Funds can be used for:

•Working capital

•Debt refinancing

•Purchasing equipment and supplies

•Improving real estate

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Year Round

Food Sovereignty Tours Scholarship Program

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Private

Nationwide

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Food Sovereignty Tours offers $50-$600 scholarships to individuals based on need, interest and available funds to provide educational travel opportunities to people from diverse backgrounds and income levels. The goal of the program is to allow recipients build alliances and learn new innovations and strategies from people around the world working to build food justice and food sovereignty.

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Unclear