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Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation makes grants on six broad subject matters, known within the Foundation as major program areas: Basic Research, Science Education, Public Understanding of Science, Economic Performance and the Quality of Life, Select National Issues and Civic Initiatives (only NY City).

EPA for Conferences/Workshops/Meetings: $15,000-$75,000
Deadlines: Jan 7, June 5, Dec 9 2008

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing this Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) soliciting applications from eligible applicants for the planning, arranging, administering and/or conducting of conferences, workshops, and/or meetings (hereinafter referred to as “conferences”) that focus on research to protect human health and safeguard the environment. Specifically, EPA is interested in supporting scientific and technical research conferences that address the following research program areas: (1) human health; (2) ecosystems; water and security; (3) economics and sustainability; (4) air and global climate change; and (5) technology. This BAA is open from December 10, 2007 through December 9, 2008. Applications must be received by January 7, 2008; June 5, 2008; and December 9, 2008 depending upon the cycle (as identified in Section II of this BAA) for which the applicant is requesting funding.  

Grants.Gov is a clearinghouse for all federal agencies request for proposals (RFP's). The federal government is expected in the near future to have all federal grant proposals be submitted through

GrantsNet is a free service provided through HHMI and AAAS to help you find funding for training in the sciences and undergraduate science education

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)Nursing and health related programs.

LI-COR Biosciences Announces $1.75 Million Genomics Education Matching Fund Program for Undergraduate Institutions:The GEMF program is used to acquire LI-COR DNA sequencing systems and software for use by undergraduate students studying molecular biology and related fields.

John Templeton Foundation
Funds the natural sciences, human sciences, philosophy and theology, character development, freedom and free enterprise, gifted education and world religions

National Research Council
Graduate, Postdoctoral and Senior Research Associateship awards to do research at one of 100 laboratories/institutes within the U.S. and abroad.

Research Corporation for Science Advancement
The Foundation focus of its programs is on early-career academic scientists in the United States.

Simons Foundation
Funding for faculty in mathematics and physical sciences who
• Have a tenure-track or tenured position, or be a professor emeritus, at a U.S. institution of higher education.
• Have a current record of active research and publication in high-quality journals.
•Not hold any other grants of over $3,000 per year that allow for support for travel or visitors during the Collaboration Grant award period.

US Department of Energy Equipment Opportunities
Used Energy-Related Laboratory Equipment (ERLE) Grant Program - This program was established to assist nonprofit educational institutions of higher learning (e.g., universities, colleges, junior colleges, hospitals, and technical institutes or museums) located in the United States in equipping their science and engineering laboratories with used energy-related laboratory equipment for energy-related research and/or instructional purposes in the life, physical, and environmental sciences and engineering.