Featured Funding Opportunities for October 5, 2021

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Environmental Literacy Program: Increasing community resilience to extreme weather and climate change

The goal of this funding opportunity is for communities to have sufficient collective environmental literacy to take actions that build resilience to extreme weather and climate change in ways that contribute to community health, social cohesion, and socio-economic equity.

Deadline: November 1, 2021

National Council on Disability

Environmental Injustice and the Impact of the Increased Frequency of Extreme Weather Events on People with Disabilities

The purpose of this report is to identify how the increased frequency of extreme weather events and environmental injustice impacts people with disabilities in the United States and in its territories. The report should identify the primary issues people with disabilities encounter because of the increased prevalence of natural disasters and environmental change. This report should also address how environmental injustice has a greater impact on people of color and indigenous tribes leading to an increased prevalence of disability in their community, further complicating these targeted population’s ability to mitigate the impact of increasing and extreme natural disasters.

Deadline: November 8, 2021

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Cumulative Health Impacts at the Intersection of Climate Change, Environmental Justice, and Vulnerable Populations/Lifestages: Community-Based Research for Solutions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as part of its Science to Achieve Results program, is seeking applications proposing transdisciplinary research with approaches that explore and analyze environmental problems at the intersection of climate change, environmental justice, and vulnerable populations/lifestages.

Deadline: November 16, 2021