Environmental Sustainability Funding Opportunity

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
02/14/2016 7 pm PST
Organization: 
NSF
Description: 

Last deadline: 10/20/2017. The goal of the Environmental Sustainability program is to promote sustainable engineered systems that support human well-being and that are also compatible with sustaining natural (environmental) systems. These systems provide ecological services vital for human survival. Research efforts supported by the program typically consider long time horizons and may incorporate contributions from the social sciences and ethics. The program supports engineering research that seeks to balance society's need to provide ecological protection and maintain stable economic conditions.

Category: 
Environmental Sustainability, Social Sciences Research, Environmental Ethics, Economic Sustainability, Engineering.
Funding Amount: 
The duration of unsolicited awards is generally one to three years. The typical award size for the program is around $100,000 per year. Proposals requesting a substantially higher amount than this, without prior consultation with the Program Director, may be returned without review.
Matching Funds: 
Unknown.
Eligibility: 
Unrestricted.