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Grants and Sponsored Research Development

Private Sponsors - Chemistry, Physics, and Geology

Chemistry

American Chemical Society

  • Fundamental Petroleum Research
  • Green Chemistry
  • Chemistry – Biology
  • Agricultural Chemistry
  • Organic and Medicinal Chemistry

Contact
service@acs.org
800-333-9511

Program URL
https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en.html
https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/grants.html

 

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation

Beckman Young Investigators Program

  • Four-year research grants to support the most promising young faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers in the chemical and life sciences, particularly to foster the invention of methods, instruments and materials that will open up new avenues of research in science

Contact
admin@beckman-foundation.org

Program URL
www.beckman-foundation.org
http://www.beckman-foundation.org/programs/beckman-young-investigators-program-information

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.

Jean Dreyfus Lectureship for Undergraduate Institutions provides an $18,500 grant to bring a leading researcher to a primarily undergraduate institution to give at least two lectures in the chemical sciences

Contact
admin@dreyfus.org
(212) 753-1760

Program URL
http://www.dreyfus.org/
http://www.dreyfus.org/awards/overview_and_programs.shtml

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

Contact
eppleyfoundation@gmail.com

Program URL
http://fdnweb.org/eppley/#priorities

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 ($10,000-$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
  • Must log in to see current funding opportunities

Contact
cre@ngs.org

Program URL
www.nationalgeographic.org/
www.nationalgeographic.org/grants

Research Corporation for Science Advancement

  • Aids basic research in the physical sciences (astronomy, chemistry, physics, and related fields) at U.S. colleges and universities. It supports research independently proposed by college and university faculty members, convenes conferences and actively advocates for science advancement
  • Supports of improvements in science education

Contact
Awards@rescorp.org
520-571-1111

Program URL
http://rescorp.org/
http://rescorp.org/cottrell-scholars/cottrell-scholar-award

 

Physics

Research Corporation for Science Advancement

  • Aids basic research in the physical sciences (astronomy, chemistry, physics, and related fields) at U.S. colleges and universities. It supports research independently proposed by college and university faculty members, convenes conferences and actively advocates for science advancement
  • Supports of improvements in science education

Contact
Awards@rescorp.org
520-571-1111

Program URL
http://rescorp.org/
http://rescorp.org/cottrell-scholars/cottrell-scholar-award

Simons Foundation

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

Contact
646.654.0066
info@simonsfoundation.org
allgrants@simonsfoundation.org
Mathematics and Physical Sciences - mps@simonsfoundation.org
Life Sciences - lifesciences@simonsfoundation.org

Program URL
https://www.simonsfoundation.org/
https://www.simonsfoundation.org/mathematics-physical-sciences/funding/request-for-applications/

Geology

American Chemical Society – Petroleum Research Fund

  • Supports fundamental research directly related to petroleum or fossil fuels
  • Grants are intended as seed money to enable an investigator to initiate a new research direction
  • PI should not have published or received financial support from another funding agency for the proposed research

Contact
service@acs.org
800-333-9511

Program URL
https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en.html
https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/grants/prf.html

Soil Science Society of America

  • Various research, travel, and education awards
  • Must be nominated
  • Nominator must be a member but nominee does not

Contact
membership@soils.org
608-273-8080

Program URL
https://www.soils.org/home
https://www.soils.org/awards

Toomey Foundation for the Natural Sciences

  • To acquire, protect and study scientifically important land and environmental resources
  • Our primary focus is in the fields of archeology, astronomy, botany, geology and paleontology

Contact
(941) 201-6805 extension 103
ToomeyFoundation@tampabay.rr.com

Program URL
http://toomeyfoundation.com/index.html
http://toomeyfoundation.com/grant_application.htm

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.


Contact
FSCCS@fs.fed.us

Program URL
https://www.fs.fed.us/working-with-us/citizen-science
https://www.fs.fed.us/working-with-us/citizen-science/competitive-funding-program

 


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