NC IDEA is an organization committed to supporting business innovation and economic advancement in North Carolina. It will host a series of information sessions in February to present its grant program for NC-based entrepreneurs. Companies focused on software, information technology, medical diagnostics and devices, material sciences and green technologies are encouraged to apply.
There are two pre-proposal deadlines for…Continue
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Letter of Intent due December 31, 2013. Full applications due April 15, 2013
This AFRI Challenge Area focuses on the priority to mitigate and adapt to climate variability and change. It supports activities that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase carbon sequestration in agricultural and forest production systems, and prepare the nation's agriculture and forests to adapt to variable climates. The long-term outcome for this program is to reduce the use of energy, nitrogen…Continue
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New for 2012-2013: The Regional Development Grant Program will have three funding cycles. See preproposal deadlines below.
The North Carolina Biotechnology Center’s Regional Development Grant
(RDG) supports economic development initiatives in the life sciences. The goal of the program is to build capacity through collaborative projects and to provide a foundational resource for economic growth that the community could not have achieved without NCBIOTECH…Continue
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The letter of intent deadline (optional) is April 2, 2012. Concept papers are due April 9, 2012 and full applications are due May 29, 2012.
The Sunshot Incubator Program provides support to assist small businesses in making the transition from a proof of concept or business plan to domestic commercialization or deployment of solar energy products through advanced research and development, strengthening domestic manufacturing and cutting-edge technology. Proposed activities should be…Continue
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Application Due: March 31, 2012
Eligible Entities: State and local governments, federally recognized tribes, businesses, companies, corporations, school districts, communities, non-profit organizations, and special purpose districts.
The U.S. Forest Service requests proposals for wood energy projects that require engineering services. These projects will use woody biomass, such as material removed from forest restoration activities, wildfire hazardous fuel treatments,…Continue
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Application Due: March 5, 2012
Eligible Entities: Partnerships between sustainability directors and local, place-based foundations. A sustainability director can include any person who leads a multi-department and community-wide urban sustainability initiative from within a local government or an Urban Sustainability Directors Network member from throughout North America.
In partnership with the Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN), the Funders' Network for…Continue
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Letter of Intent due: November 14, 5:00pm
Complete grant opportunity information available here.
To accelerate development of a statewide biofuels industry, the Biofuels Center of North Carolina funds projects and activities supporting its legislatively mandated mission of implementing North Carolina’s Strategic Plan for Biofuels Leadership. To achieve the goal of the Plan and…Continue
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Letter of Intent deadline: December 2, 2011
The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina is pleased to announce a new grant program, The Janirve Legacy Fund Grant Program, starting in spring 2011 (Letter of Intent deadline is December 2, 2011). Interested organizations should review the…Continue
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Intent to apply letter due October 14. Full applications due December 16.
The Rural Center is pleased to announce the 2011-2012 solicitation for the Economic Innovation Grants Program. This program spurs business activity, job creation and public/private investment by supporting innovative economic development projects across rural North Carolina. Funds are provided by the North Carolina General Assembly and are available for local and regional projects in rural communities. Proposals…Continue
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Do you have an exciting new start-up business or an existing business you're looking to take to the next level? If so, the BREC Breakthrough Business Challenge may offer you a great opportunity to work with…Continue
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Grants to 17 New and Emerging Businesses Help Energy Efficiency and Job Growth
RALEIGH – Secretary Keith Crisco today announced that 17 new and emerging small businesses in North Carolina will share $3.7 million in grants from the Green Business Fund to help them use energy and resources more efficiently and cut utility costs so dollars can be focused on growing the businesses to create and retain jobs. All together, these 17 projects will create or retain 108…Continue
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***EPA Greening America’s Capitals – Design Assistance
Letters of Interest Due: June 20, 2011
Eligible Applications: State capital cities
The Office of Sustainable Communities in EPA’s Office of Policy is seeking letters of interest from state capital cities that want to develop in ways that reflect the principles of smart growth, green building, and the Partnership for Sustainable Communities. The Partnership for Sustainable Communities is an interagency effort…Continue
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The NC Military Business Center is proud to host the 2nd Annual North Carolina Federal Environmental Symposium, June 10, Harris Conference Center, Charlotte, NC. If you have not yet registered yet (as an exhibitor or attendee) for the Symposium register today – only a few more days remain!
The ENHANCED ROUNDTABLES will address all relevant topics included in federal agency strategic sustainability performance plans. The enhanced roundtables include the following…Continue
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Program: Rural Energy for America Program
Description: Energy audits and renewable energy development assistance will allow agriculture producers and rural small businesses to become more energy efficient and use renewable technologies. For all projects, the system must be located in a rural area, must be technically feasible, and must be owned by the applicant
Award Amount: $100,000…Continue
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WNC is 40% of the way to a new community bread flour mill and further establishing wheat as a new viable regional crop. Asheville-based Carolina Ground has a Kickstater project running…Continue
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Application deadline: May 10, 2011
This program provides support for collaborative research and extension projects designed to increase the participation of women and underrepresented minorities from rural areas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields that are relevant to the following priority areas: promotion of a safe, sufficient, and nutritious food supply for all Americans and for people around the world; sustainable agricultural policies that…
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