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National Geographic Society
10/21/20 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Grants of up to $80,000 to USA, Canada, and International individuals and organizations for archaeological explorations that shed light on current climatic and environmental issues. Funding is intended to gather and analyze archaeological information related to paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatological explorations that help to increase the understanding of human-environmental interactions over time, and to contribute to mitigating contemporary environmental and climatic crises. If awarded, applicants will be expected to work with the National Geographic Society’s Metrics, Evaluation, and Research team to develop and implement plans for pre/post assessment of stakeholding communities.
Current issues like climate change, overpopulation, disruptions in food security, and loss of habitat and biodiversity are threats that were faced and sometimes overcome by societies in the past. While the challenges we face today may be unprecedented in scale and demographic impact, there is a wealth of information on how people articulated with, mediated, and in many cases impacted long-term environmental trends over millennia. This knowledge can be employed in the development of future strategies in environmental sustainability and resilience-building, and in understanding how human actions in the past continue to affect present-day communities in their ability to tackle environmental and climatic challenges.
National Geographic is particularly interested in research proposals that generate one or more of the following outputs:
Ideal grant applications for this RFP would consist of research projects that:
Proposals should address the following goals:
GrantWatch ID#: 187197
Applicants may request up to $80,000.
Proposed work should be one year or less in duration.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Take the eligibility quiz and apply online: https://grants.nationalgeographic.org/
Direct questions to: email@example.com (with "Enduring Impacts" in the subject line).
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