Chesapeake Bay Small Watershed Grants Program Announces 2009 Request for Proposals

Administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the Chesapeake Bay Small Watershed Grants Program provides grants to organizations and local governments working on a local level to protect and improve watersheds in the Chesapeake Bay basin while also building citizen-based resource stewardship. The purpose of the program is to support protection and restoration actions that contribute to restoring healthy waters, habitat, and living resources of the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem.

Brownfields 2009 Conference Call for Session Proposals

Time is running out to submit your session proposal for Brownfields 2009 (New Orleans, November 16-18)! To submit your session proposal by the go to The Brownsfields 2009 Conference Web Site. Cosponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and ICMA, the conference attracts more than six thousand registrants and hundreds of exhibitors. With more than 150 educational sessions, the conference offers knowledge building, networking, and business development opportunities for beginners and experienced professionals. The deadline is May 1, 2009.

National Science Foundation Sustainable Energy Grant

The National Science Foundation is offering the following grant opportunity with a submission deadline of September 15th 2009. The duration of unsolicited awards is generally one to three years. The average annual award size for the program is $100,000. The grant id is: PD 09-7644

The Energy for Sustainability program supports fundamental research and education in energy production, conversion, and storage and is focused on energy sources that are environmentally friendly and renewable. Most world energy needs are currently met through the combustion of fossil fuels. With projected increases in global energy needs, more sustainable methods for energy production will need to be developed, and production of greenhouse gases will need to be reduced.

Fellowship Spotlight: Just Means India Social Enterprise Fellowship

Justmeans is recruiting a Social Enterprise Fellow to work out of their Pune, India office. The fellow will, among other things: Develop and scale our research team; develop a business strategy for Justmeans expansion into Asia in the first two quarters of 2010; work with one of our partners to launch an annual conference on sustainable development in India; work with our CEO, Martin Smith, to identify and secure founding academic and corporate partners for the launch of
Justmeans Asia; work with Ashoka Fellow and COO Kevin Long to develop an appropriate mobile technology strategy for India and beyond

Full Scholarships for Independent Sustainable Energy Graduate Study at MASDAR Institute of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi

The MASDAR Institute of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi is pleased to announce full scholarships to highly qualified graduate students from around the world. The MASDAR Institute is the centerpiece of the MASDAR Initiative, a landmark program by the government of Abu Dhabi to establish an entirely new economic sector dedicated to alternative and sustainable energy. The Institute is located inside the world’s first carbon neutral, zero waste Masdar City which will be powered solely by alternative energy, mainly solar energy.

Greenopolis Foundation Define Your Own Sustainability Project Grant

The Greenopolis Foundation in partnership with the Environmental Media Association (EMA), the Greenopolis Foundation will award grants to offline projects that produce educational materials and resources which would benefit the Greenopolis online community and others interested in environmental sustainability.

Institute of Management Accountants Foundation for Applied Research Call For Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)/ Sustainability Research Proposals

The Institute of Management Accountants Foundation for Applied Research is currently seeking research proposals in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The Foundation for Applied Research is interested in supporting research in the area of management accounting’s involvement with sustainability reporting. Sustainability reporting (triple-bottom line, corporate social responsibility) is reporting by any organization (profit and nonprofit) of economic, environmental, and social performance indicators.

GreenBiz.com, Steelcase and Net Impact Offer Scholarships to Greener By Design 2009

GreenBiz.com has partnered with Net Impact and Steelcase to create the Steelcase Sustainable Design Scholarships — four full scholarships to the 2009 Greener by Design conference. The four lucky winners will receive full conference registration, as well as travel and lodging at the event, scheduled to take place May 19-20, in San Francisco, Calif.

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