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Funding Opportunities

Infrastructure Management and Extreme Events Program
Tuesday, July 28, 2015-- The IMEE program supports fundamental, multidisciplinary research on the impact of hazards and extreme events upon civil infrastructure and society. The program is focused upon research on the mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from multi-hazard disasters. Community and societal resilience and sustainability are important topics within the research portfolio of IMEE. The program is deeply multidisciplinary and attempts to integrate multiple issues from civil, mechanical, transportation, and system engineering, sociology, psychology, economics, geography, political science, urban planning, epidemiology, natural and physical science, and computer science. -- (full text)
[National Science Foundation ]

Spill Impact Component Planning Grants
Tuesday, July 28, 2015-- Gulf Coast States of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas are invited to apply for grants to fund planning activities to develop individual State Expenditure Plans (SEP) under the Spill Impact Component of the Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). -- (full text)
[Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council]

National Endowment for the Arts' Our Town Grant Program
Wednesday, June 17, 2015-- The Our Town grant program supports creative placemaking projects that help to transform communities into lively, beautiful, and resilient places with the arts at their core. Application Deadline: September 21, 2015. -- (full text)
[National Endowment for the Arts]

Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) Grant Program
Monday, June 15, 2015-- The PDM Program, authorized by Section 404 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, is designed to assist States, territories, Federally-recognized tribes, and local communities in implementing a sustained pre-disaster natural hazard mitigation program. The goal is to reduce overall risk to the population and structures from future hazard events, while also reducing reliance on Federal funding in future disasters. -- (full text)