program designed by the gov't to work in partnership with
industry to foster the development of challenging technologies
offering the potential for significant economic benefits
for the nation. Includes 1 general and 7 targeted competitions.
The Housing Cooperative Research Program invites proposals
that expedite the development and use of advanced housing
technologies that improve home quality, affordability,
durability, energy efficiency and environmental performance.
Open to profit and nonprofit organizations.
County Waste Management Authority
for innovative projects that promote source reduction,
decrease the amount of waste disposed in Alameda County
landfills, and encourage the development, marketing and
use of recycled content products.Ê
Energy Commission, CEC
sponsors conferences, tech resources, and grant programs.
Offers a free grants e-newsletter "Program Opportunity
Notice and Contract Announcement" from website. Can
download some CED Grant applications. Also hosts an Energy
Business Directory and a seachable database of relative
rebates and other incentive programs, offered to agricultural,
industrial and residential energy users.
|Smart Communities Network: Funding Opportunities
||Frequently updated list of public and private sources for grants and other funding opportunities for research and building projects in sustainable design and development, municipal energy financing and other partnership opportunities.
Defense Fund (EDF)
||For a free
subscription to EDF's very informative weekly "e-letter"
go to the website. This watchdog organization keeps you
apprised of all levels of environmental news, including
funding, sponsorships and "e" litigations.
Organization Web DirectoryTrusts and Funds
and Trust. Comprehensive list of environmentally-oriented
trusts and funding mechanisms. Many of the trusts and
funds on the list pertain to a specific geographic area.
Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities
||Organization comprised of grant funders launched in 1999. Informs and strengthens philanthropic funders' abilities to help organizations build better communities through smarter growth policies and practices. Organization is not a funder or grant giver. The list of its member foundations appears on the Network's website.
supports research in forestry, green building and recycling.
They are also interested in youth-oriented or educational
programs. They also have a Team Depot that does volunteer
work in the community. To receive assistance from Team
Depot on your project contact general manager of your
Council for Local Environmental Initiatives
and links. An association of more than 300 local governments
dedicated to the prevention and solution of local, regional
and global environmental problems through local action.
Founded in 1990 under the sponsorship of the United Nations
Environmental program, ICLEI does issue Grant applications/
RRP's from time to time.
Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Provides $14 million over the next 7 years for multidisciplinary
K-12 science curricula related to environmental issues.
City LightEnergy Smart Design Cash Incentive
for energy-efficient windows, insulation, refrigeration,
pumps, and energy controls in commercial buildings.
Electric Power Association (SEPA)
known as UPVG, the Utility Photovoltaic Group) is a membership
organization led by electric service providers from 8
countries working together to advance the use of solar
photovoltaic power. Their membership list is a good place
to look for prospective funding partners. An informative
10-page article "Financing PV" is available
on the website.
Communities Network (SCN)
provides a variety of resources for sustainability-oriented
community developers who want to connect with like-minded
federal, state and private organizations. The "Funding
Sources" link provides a list of resources most of
whom are interested in funding residential projects rather
than commercial. The "SNC Partnership" link
lists related sustainability organizations.
||"The online community for green business. Now in our 8th year , we connect people with environmentally conscious employers in Green Dream Jobs; help people invest in sustainable companies through our monthly newsletter, Progressive Investor, and help green businesses find partners and investors. We also post the top daily sustainable business and investor news, stocks, events, in our online magazine, Sustainable Business Insider." (source: www.sustainablebusiness.com)
Virtual Library: Sustainable Development
list of internet sites dealing with sustainable development,
including organizations, projects and activities, electronic
journals, libraries, references and documents, and databases.
No direct references to funding opportunities, but many
of the projects cited list their funding resources/partners.
Linked to earthsystems.org
more related links, check also under Supporting Businesses,
Investments, and Misc.