Federal Funding Spotlight: Opportunities from USAID, National Science Foundation & More

This week’s edition of Federal Funding Spotlight 🔦 features opportunities from the Department of the Interior, Department of Energy, USAID, and the National Science Foundation.

Federal Funding Spotlight

Not-for-Profit Acid Mine Drainage Watershed Cooperative Agreement (WCAP) Programs

Department of the Interior, Office of Surface Mining | Current Closing Date for Applications: September 30, 2019

The Not-for-Profit, Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) Reclamation – Watershed Cooperative Agreement Program (WCAP) aims to restore streams affected by AMD to a level that will support a diverse biological community and provide recreational opportunities for  communities.


NSF INCLUDES Planning Grants

National Science Foundation | Current Closing Date for Applications: December 3, 2019 

NSF Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) program aims to support Planning Grants to build capacity for the development of collaborative infrastructure to: (a) facilitate innovative partnerships, networks, and theories of action for broadening participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) at scale and (b) lead to the establishment of future centers, alliances, or other large-scale networks to address a broadening participation challenge.


Catalyzing Private Investment BAA Addendum 03

U. S. Agency for International Development | Current Closing Date for Applications: October 4, 2019 

USAID seeks partners to research, design, develop, test and evaluate approaches for facilitating private-sector financing for development priorities. The objective is to expand and diversify the partner base that can facilitate testing and scaling of a variety of financing instruments, and meet a broad spectrum of financing needs in terms of transaction size and focus to support a country’s journey to self-reliance.


Minority Education, Workforce, and Training (MEWT) Program

Department of Energy | Current Closing Date for Applications: October 7, 2019 

The MEWT Program is designed to foster collaboration among MSIs, MBEs, DOE program offices, industry, state and local government agencies and other federal agencies to increase engagement and capabilities of underserved communities within STEM and energy fields.