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2020 Request for Proposals for the Tibor T. Polgar and Mark B. Bain Graduate Fellowships

Proposals are due Monday, February 10 for the
Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship and Monday, March 9 for the Mark B. Bain Graduate Fellowship. The Foundation is pleased to offer these awards to students and provide support for rising environmental scientists.

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NY-NJ Harbor Estuary Program
Restoration Conference: Lessons Learned for a Changing Future

Habitat restoration is increasingly being called upon as the answer to new questions. On November 1st, more than 200 natural resource managers, scientists, conservation advocates and policy leaders gathered to explore how habitat restoration can shape our community’s response to a changing climate. The day featured a series of presentations and workshops, helping participants to better understand these challenges, current initiatives, and the state of practice and scientific understanding.


Jan 28

6-8:00 pm


Climate-Ready Combined Sewer Overflow Solutions Forum

Climate change is here. New Jersey municipalities are already struggling with sea level rise, more intense storms, and extreme heat. As 21 cities plan upgrades worth billions for their outdated combined sewer systems, are they taking these dangers into account? Join New Jersey Future, The Sewage-Free Streets and Rivers campaign, and The New Jersey Climate Change Alliance for […]

Jan 30

11:59 pm


Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program 2020 Call for Proposals

The Five Star and Urban Waters program will award approximately $1.5 million in grants nationwide. The Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration grant program seeks to develop community capacity to sustain local natural resources for future generations by providing modest financial assistance to diverse local partnerships focused on improving water quality, watersheds and the species […]

Feb 10

5 pm


Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship Applications Due

Tibor T. Polgar Fellowships provide a summertime grant ($5,000 for each fellowship) for students to conduct research on the Hudson River; open to both undergraduate and graduate students. The objectives of the program are to gather important information on all aspects of the River and to train students in conducting scientific and public policy research.

Feb 28


APA Nature-Based and Green Infrastructure Solutions Grants Due

APA is currently seeking project inquiries through an initial short-form application from communities interested in exploring nature-based and green infrastructure solutions through pre- and post-disaster recovery planning. APA will follow up with select applicants for additional information before making final determinations on awards. Three grantees will be selected to receive specialized technical assistance from a […]

Mar 09

5 pm


Mark B. Bain Graduate Fellowship Proposals Due

Mark B. Bain Graduate Fellowships provide one-year full-time research fellowships to advanced graduate students conducting research on the Hudson River System. Doctoral students are eligible for awards up to $19,000; Master’s level students may receive up to $15,000.

Funds and Grants