Community IPM Grant Opportunities

1890 Institution Teaching, Research and Extension Capacity Building Grants

USDA NIFA. Strengthens teaching, research and extension programs in the food and agricultural sciences by building the institutional capacities of the 1890 land-grant institutions. Total funding: ~$18 million/yr. Deadline: closed.

Abell Foundation

The Abell Foundation is dedicated to the enhancement of the quality of life in Maryland, with a focus on Baltimore City, by supporting innovative efforts to solve systemic social, economic, and environmental problems.

Alcoa Foundation Grants

Alcoa, Inc. Invests in meaningful and systemic improvements in environmental sustainability by supporting research, dialogue, standards, and actions.

March 20, 2014
Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities

EPA. Provides quick, targeted technical assistance to selected local or tribal governments using a variety of tools to stimulate a discussion about growth and development and strengthen local capacity to implement sustainable approaches. Deadline: Ongoing.

August 19, 2013
Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases

Supports broad, interdisciplinary research on the ecological, evolutionary, and socio-ecological principles and processes that influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases. Total funding: ~$11 million. Deadline: Fall 2014.

April 16, 2014
Enterprise Community Partners Grants

Grant funds, made available through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Section 4 grant program, will support and improve the capacity and production of community housing development organizations and community development corporations. Deadline: Ongoing.

September 27, 2012
Environmental Education Grants

US EPA Office of Environmental Education. Promotes environmental stewardship and helps develop knowledgeable and responsible students, teachers, and citizens. Total funding: ~$2.7 million/yr. Deadline: Spring 2015.

Environmental Initiative

Laura Jane Musser Fund. Promotes public use of open space that improves a community’s quality of life and public health, while ensuring the protection of healthy, viable and sustainable ecosystems by protecting or restoring habitat for a diversity of plant and animal species. Deadline: Spring 2015.

June 16, 2014
Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

US EPA. Projects are expected to advance protection and restoration of the Great Lakes ecosystem. Total funding: ~$9.5 million. Deadline: Closed.

Health and Mental Health Program

The Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation. The goals of this program are to promote quality health and mental health care for underserved individuals and address environmental health issues. There is a geographic focus on Baltimore, MD.

Healthy Communities Grant Program

EPA New England’s main competitive grant program to work directly with communities to reduce environmental risks and improve human health and quality of life. Funding levels vary. Deadline: closed.

June 22, 2015
Healthy Homes Technical Studies Program

HUD. Funding for studies to improve HUD’s and the public’s knowledge of housing-related health and safety hazards, and to improve or develop new hazard assessment and control methods with a focus on key residential health and safety hazards. Total funding: ~$2 million. Pre-application deadline: July 16, 2015.

October 1, 2013
Home Depot Foundation

Grants are available to registered 501(c)(3) nonprofits and tax-exempt public service agencies for projects that serve veterans and their families, and improve the physical health of their communities. Total funding: ~$16 million/yr. Deadline: Ongoing.

MacArthur Foundation Housing Program

Supports more balanced, forward-looking housing policies that acknowledge the importance of affordable rental housing and the role that various attributes of housing may play in promoting strong, resilient families and vibrant communities. Total funding: ~$150 million. Deadline: Ongoing.

September 6, 2017
Northeastern IPM Partnership Grants Program

Northeastern IPM Center. Three project types (IPM Issues, IPM Working Groups, and IPM Communications) will foster the development and adoption of IPM, address or identify regional priorities, and benefit the northeastern region at large. Total funding: $250,000. Deadline: Nov 15, 2017.

January 29, 2015
Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators

EPA. Recognizes outstanding kindergarten through grade 12 teachers who employ innovative approaches to environmental education and use the environment as a context for learning for their students. Funding: $2,500/recipient. Deadline: March 13, 2015.

Rhode Island Foundation

The Rhode Island Foundation makes grants to support projects that address significant community challenges, aim for lasting impact, and serve disadvantaged Rhode Islanders.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides grants for projects in the United States and U.S. territories that advance their mission to improve the health and health care of all Americans.

Singing for Change

Grants are awarded to progressive, nonprofit organizations that address the root causes of social or environmental problems. Total funding: up to $10,000. Deadline: Ongoing.

Surdna Foundation

The Surdna Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations in the priority areas of sustainable environments, strong local economies, and thriving cultures.

June 29, 2015
Using Educational Networks to Increase Schools’ Adoption of IPM

EPA. The Office of Pesticide Programs is soliciting proposals to provide education, training, resources, and technical assistance to increase Integrated Pest Management implementation in kindergarten to 12th grade public and tribal schools nationwide. Total funding: $250,000. Deadline: Aug 10, 2015.

October 1, 2013
W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Supports integrated programs that address the comprehensive needs of children, their families, and communities. Total funding: ~$380 million/yr. Deadline: Ongoing.