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Research Grants

Ecosystems Research Grants

Ecosystems BannerEPA funds ecosystems research grants to protect ecosystems and the air and water resources that provide numerous benefits for humans and other living things.

Areas of ecosystems research address:

  • how air pollution may effect ecosystems;
  • protection of natural water resources, including bodies of water as well as their supporting watersheds;
  • development of new strategies for managing watersheds and wastewater while reducing water-related energy demands; and
  • establishing innovative solutions to address the problem of nutrient pollution in the Nation’s air, water and land.

All forms necessary for completing an application are referenced in the RFA and available to download from the Funding Opportunities: How to Apply and Required Forms page.


Recent Ecosystems Research Grants:

These ecosystems research grants are currently open or have been awarded within the past ten years.

Open Grants

Closed Grants

For a complete listing of EPA Ecosystems Research Grants: Ecosystems Research Projects.


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