Grant and RFP Listings

The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation

The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation awards grants to organizations for whom a small amount of money can make a big difference.

​The Foundation welcomes requests for support from community-based non-profit organizations located in the United States. For information on how to submit a letter of request, submission deadlines, and other details, please click on the Application Guidelines tab

Grant Application Deadline: 
November 10, 2019

The Bullitt Foundation

To safeguard the natural environment by promoting responsible human activities and sustainable communities in the Pacific Northwest.

A future that safeguards the vitality of natural ecosystems while accommodating a sustainable human population in healthy, vibrant, equitable, and prosperous communities.

Grant Application Deadline: 
November 1, 2019

The Campbell Foundation

Building on his childhood appreciation of the majesty of coastal bays, investment advisor D. Keith Campbell located his firm, Campbell & Company, in Baltimore in 1973. He believed then, as he does now, that a vibrant environment provides strong support for the economy of a region.

Grant Application Deadline: 
August 31, 2019

The Waterloo Foundation

Due to the high number of very strong applications that we have already received for our Marine programme in 2019 we will not be accepting any new applications to our Marine deadline on 1st March 2019. The next deadline for applications to our Marine programme will be on the 1st September 2019.

Grant Application Deadline: 
September 1, 2019

Burning Foundation: Environment Grant


The mission of Burning Foundation is to protect our region’s rivers, forest, native fish and land.

Environmental Programs:

We supply financial assistance to organizations that engage in the preservation of habitat that supports biodiversity and quiet remote recreation in Washington or Oregon. We believe that it is most important to preserve habitat that is part of a larger functioning ecosystem. 

Grant Application Deadline: 
August 21, 2019

AI for Earth Innovation Grant

The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) aims to create a world where both nature and humanity coexist in harmony. Over the past twenty years, LDF has awarded over $100 million in grants, funding 200+ high-impact projects in 50 countries across Asia, the Americas, Africa, the Arctic, Antarctica, and all five oceans.

LDF has achieved this success through active collaboration with a broad network of effective organizations to find and support the best, results-driven projects in the world’s most wild and threatened ecosystems.

Grant Application Deadline: 
September 30, 2019

Climate Program Office 2020

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is focused on providing the essential and highest quality environmental information vital to our Nation’s safety, prosperity and resilience. Toward this goal, the agency conducts and supports weather and climate research, oceanic and atmospheric observations, modeling, information management, assessments, interdisciplinary decision-support research, outreach, education, and partnership development.

Grant Application Deadline: 
October 28, 2019

FY20-21 CRCP International Coral Reef Conservation Grants and Cooperative Agreements

The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) provides matching grants and cooperative agreements for international coral reef conservation projects. CRCP solicits proposals that will support the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program Strategic Plan (Strategic Plan-2018) which uses a resilience-based management approach, focused on conservation that supports the ability of corals to withstand and recover from stress.

Grant Application Deadline: 
October 1, 2019

Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship

Announcing an exciting new fellowship program for graduate students in the natural and social sciences. One two-year fellowship opportunity will be available at each of the 29 National Estuarine Research Reserves. Through a research project, fellows will address a key coastal management question to help scientists and communities understand coastal challenges that may influence future policy and management strategies.

Specific fellowship benefits include the following:

Grant Application Deadline: 
December 20, 2019

2020 Federal Funding Opportunity for Ocean Exploration

The deadline for the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) fiscal year (FY) 2020 Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO) for Ocean Exploration (NOAA-OAR-OER-2020-2006011) is September 6, 2019.

For FY 2020, required pre-proposals are due on May 24, 2019. OER will evaluate pre-proposals and either encourage or discourage applicants to submit a full proposal. Full proposals will be due on September 6, 2019.

Grant Application Deadline: 
September 6, 2019

The Waitt Foundation ROC Grants

The Rapid Ocean Conservation (ROC) Grants Program is a project of the Waitt Foundation. ROC Grants provide small grants with a quick turnaround time for solutions to emerging conservation issues. This complements the Waitt Foundation’s existing major grants program and is responsive to conservation opportunities, supports higher-risk ideas at a low financial cost, and engages with small, local NGOs on a global scale.

IDEA WILD Small Equipment Grants for Protected Areas Management

IDEA WILD seeks to minimize the loss of biodiversity by empowering people on the front lines of conservation by awarding small equipment grants to conservation professionals around the world. These equipment grants advance biological research, conservation education, community outreach, conservation management, field training, and professional development in areas where it is needed most. By empowering both aspiring and veteran conservation professionals, IDEA WILD has been instrumental in establishing new protected areas, reversing the decline of species through innovative management plans, restoring damaged and critical habitat, and improving how local communities support and sustain their immediate natural resources. Each year, IDEA WILD distributes over $300,000 worth of equipment – including digital cameras, spotting scopes, mist nets, tents, binoculars, and GPS units – to over 400 conservation projects worldwide.

IDEA WILD focuses its support on professionals working in developing countries where other sources of support are limited or nonexistent, and where a $750 equipment grant is often equivalent to several months’ salary. IDEA WILD accepts proposals from ALL countries.