Environment Grant News

Selected environment grants and philanthropy news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Benefits of Housing Deconstruction over Demolition

Deconstruction of a house is when a house is dismantled instead of demolished. When a home is deconstructed, many parts of it can be reused or recycled instead of disposed of. This produces less...more

Innovation for Social Impact

The potential for technology to solve challenges in new ways, to enable faster scale, and to invite people around the world into the global economy is limitless. With technological innovation and...more

The Era of Philanthrocapitalism
Foundation: Gates Foundation

Due to the financial crisis of 2008, Wall Street and the financial sector are viewed as the bad guys by large parts of the country, especially those occupying the lower classes of life. To go into...more

The Critical Role Philanthropy Must Play in the Paris Climate Accords

In December 2015 188 nations convened in Paris and formally submitted proposals on their part to reduce global climate change or at least attempt to stop it at it's current level of change. However,...more




Largest Foundation Support for Environment and Animals for 2012

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Rank
Foundation
Grants
Total Given
1
119
147,929,916
2
204
117,316,579
3
94
83,456,994

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Source: Foundation Stats (Foundation Center) / CC BY-NC-SA 4.0


Government Grants for the Environment




Effects of a changing fire regime on birds at Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
National Park Service
United State Department of the Interior, National Park Service (NPS) Notice of Intent to Award. This is not a request for applications. This funding opportunity is to provide public notice of...more
Posted On - 2018-08-17


Assessing Sand Resources on the South-Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) through the Marine Minerals Program (MMP) is offering a cooperative agreement opportunity to conduct research to serve the public interest in offshore...more
Posted On - 2018-08-17


Tidal Parr Study
Bureau of Reclamation
The Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) intends to issue a grant agreement to CA Department of Water Resources under the authority of Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) 15.512, Central...more
Posted On - 2018-08-16


Taunton Wild and Scenic River Assistance
National Park Service
This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award a modification to a single source justified...more
Posted On - 2018-08-16


Notice of Intent to Award to Colorado River Indian Tribe
Bureau of Reclamation
The Ahakhav Tribal Preserve (Preserve) is located on the lower Colorado River, south of Parker, Arizona on the Colorado River Indian Reservation. There are eleven restoration sites on the Preserve...more
Posted On - 2018-08-16


Eightmile Wild and Scenic River Assistance
National Park Service
This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award a modification to a single source justified...more
Posted On - 2018-08-16







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Social Entrepreneurship
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Bill Drayton Urges Development of Empathy in Social Entrepreneurship

Bill Drayton Urges Development of Empathy in Social Entrepreneurship
Bill Drayton, Ashoka founder, coined the phrase “social entrepreneur” instead of almost naming it as...



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