Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station [The New Jersey Water Resources Research Institute]

Other Funding Sources for Graduate, Faculty, Professional, and Non-Profit Research



New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Grants and Loans Programs Grants and loans for programs relating to environmental regulation, land use management, site remediation, natural and historic resources, and more.
New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary Program Grants The Harbor Estuary Program awards grants for stewardship projects, habitat restoration programs, public access projects, and other projects to benefit the estuary.
National Water Research Institute (NWRI)

Principal investigators may apply for research project funding support from NWRI, which typically funds 2-6 new projects a year. NWRI-supported research projects have budgets ranging from $20,000 to $100,000 a year. Research projects must be in one of the following areas: water quality assessment, treatment and monitoring, knowledge management, exploratory research.

NWRI Fellowships offer stipends of $2,000 to $15,000 a year for masters or doctoral graduate research. Awards are given to those studying in the areas of water resources and treatment.

USDA National Integrated Water Quality Program The goal of the National Integrated Water Quality Program (NIWQP) is to contribute to the improvement of the quality of our Nation's surface water and groundwater resources through research, education, and extension activities. Projects funded through this program will work to solve water resource problems by advancing and disseminating the knowledge base available to agricultural, rural, and urbanizing communities.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Project grants include a variety of water-related funding opportunities: watershed protection and flood prevention, watershed rehabilitation, water quality, and more.
Federal Grant Opportunities ( Search the comprehensive database of federally-funded competitive grants for any research topic.
US EPA Water Funding and Grants Information on EPA-related funding and grant programs, including the State Revolving Funds for drinking water and wastewater, grants for water quality (including watershed funding and Beach Act grants), and funding for tribal water resources.
US EPA Grant Announcements Search for competitive grant information and current funding opportunities.
Catalog of Federal Funding Sources for Watershed Protection The Catalog of Federal Funding Sources for Watershed Protection Web site is a searchable database of financial assistance sources (grants, loans, cost-sharing) available to fund a variety of watershed protection projects.
Water Research Foundation Sponsors research to enable water utilities, public health agencies and other professionals to provide safe and affordable drinking water to consumers. Visit the link for current Request for Proposals. Affiliated with the American Water Works Association.
WateReuse Foundation Requests for Proposals (RFPs) relating to water reuse, recycling, reclamation, and desalination.
Institute for Public Health and Water Research An overview of the IPWR Science Program, whose primary focus is drinking water, and information on how to apply for a water-related grant.


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