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American Skin Association

Research grants for basic science and clinical research for skin cancers, diseases, disorders, quality of life/health services/outcome studies

(212) 889-4858

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American Society for Cell Biology

  • ASCB recognizes worthy scientists at various levels with a variety of prestigious awards
  • Nominees do not need to be ASCB members
  • Nominators and self-nominators must be ASCB members

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Eppley Foundation for Research

  • Increasing knowledge in pure or applied science…in chemistry, physics and biology through study, research and publication
  • Submit Letter of Inquiry

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Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

  • To celebrate the efforts of those working to advance biological and biomedical sciences
  • Nominators and nominees must be a member of at least one FASEB Member Society but do not have to be members of the same society

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National Geographic Society

  • Focus Areas: wildlife, human journey, changing planet
  • Fields on interest: conservation, education, research, storytelling, technology
  • Early Career Grants ($5,000-$10,000) are designed to offer less experienced individuals an opportunity to lead a project
  • Exploration Grants 000-$30,000) are funding for an experienced project leader. The applicant and her/his team members are expected to demonstrate successful completion of similar projects with measurable and/or tangible results ($10,
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North American Vascular Biology Organization

  • Must have made a significant impact on the field of vascular biology through original research accomplishments
  • Nominee need not be a member, nominators must

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Environmental Grants
  • Are action-oriented
  • Focus on root causes
  • Have a clear strategy
  • Identify specific goals and objectives that can be effectively measured to evaluate success
  • Build public involvement and civic engagement
  • Work to build an inclusive and diverse environmental movement

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Simons Foundation

  • Mathematics
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Physics
  • Life sciences-origins of life, microbial oceanography, microbial ecology and evolution
  • Autism research
Mathematics and Physical Sciences -
Life Sciences -

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U.S. Forest Service

Citizen Science Competitive Fund (up to $25,000)
  • Biological, social, cultural, economic
  • Must have a genuine scientific/management outcome and address two or more of the following
USFS citizen science objectives:
  • Provide meaningful public engagement, learning opportunities, and follow up
  • Proactively engage youth, minority, and/or low-income communities
  • Establish, strengthen, and sustain strategic and innovative partnerships and collaboration
  • Manage data and data quality, apply open data principles, and seek opportunities for data sharing with partners and the public
  • Utilize innovative applications and technologies
  • Describe how the project will add value to resource management and/or research, increase efficiency, and/or reduce operating costs to the agency.
  • Project must take place on National Forest System lands or data and information collected must be used to meet a USFS information need.
  • Identify a Forest Service Project Lead and a Partner Project Lead. The partner must be able to receive funds through a financial instrument (e.g. a partnership agreement) with the Forest Service unit.
  • Projects must engage volunteers over a period of time - single event projects will not be accepted.

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