Fungimap Research Grants open!

Fungimap Research Grants open!

Communication & promotion, Grants
Both the inaugural Fungimap Research Grants and the Australasian Mycological Society Research Grants are now open for applications! The Fungimap Research Grant is open to citizen scientists and those building the capacity of fungi citizen science in Australia, while the Australasian Mycological Society Research Grant is open to mycologists, scientists and students associated with an Australasian research organisation.Full details and guidelines on the links below:  Fungimap Research Grant Announcement 2022Fungimap Research Grant Guide 2022Australasian Mycological Society Research Grant 2022 For the Fungimap grant, citizen scientists are invited to apply for between $500-$2000, with up to $3000 total funds expected to be distributed across two programs on research projects focussed on improving knowledge of Australia's native macrofungi.  Applications close Thursday 14th April 2022.Enquiries to fungimap@gmail.com. Fungimap gratefully acknowledges the generous support of every individual and organisation who have…
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ACSA Seed Grant Winners

Communication & promotion, Grants
We are very excited to announce the winners of ACSA's 2021 Seed Grants; MYCOmmunity Applied Mycology and 2 Bent Rods! Each will be provided with $1000 to assist the growth and development of their citizen science projects. MYCOmmunity Applied MycologyEma CorroMYCOmmunity Applied Mycology will use the money to train volunteers in taking herbarium specimens of fungi and in the use of basic laboratory equipment and techniques related to environmental DNA and DNA sequencing.  The Wild Fungi DNA Project is a very exciting initiative and has the potential to have a big impact and greatly enhance our knowledge of the distribution of Australian fungi. With only 5% of the estimated 250,000 species of Australian fungi being described, and the infrequent sightings and recording of fungi fruiting bodies, the use of eDNA…
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Open Call for $100,000 in funding for Built Environments Biodiversity Project 2021

Open Call for $100,000 in funding for Built Environments Biodiversity Project 2021

Collaboration & partnerships, Communication & promotion, Grants
Call for proposals: The Atlas of Living Australia (ALA) and the Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN) have announced a collaborative open call for partners on the Built Environments Biodiversity Project. ALA and AURIN are looking to collaborate with project partners who will design, build and deliver a project informed by citizen science that will examine the intersection of biodiversity with built environments in Australia. The project must result in a new research infrastructure that will be used by the AURIN and ALA research communities and have a citizen science element. They are offering up to $100,000 for a project that will be complete within twelve months. Applications close 13 December at 5:00PM (AEDT). For details and to apply: https://aurin.org.au/about-aurin/ala-aurin-open-call-2021/
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Engaging Science Grants NOW OPEN

Engaging Science Grants NOW OPEN

Communication & promotion, Grants
Do you have an idea to engage Queenslanders in science? Applications for the Engaging Science Grants for up to $20,000 are now open to support teachers, scientists and community groups to: run events and activities that inspire students to study STEM subjects and promote STEM careers engage with the wider community to increase awareness of the amazing science happening in Queensland deliver projects including citizen science that grow community engagement with scientists The grants support our new Engaging Queenslanders in science strategy and projects should align to one of the three goals in the strategy. Apply before 1pm, Monday 15 November 2021: https://www.chiefscientist.qld.gov.au/.../engaging...
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ACSA Seed Grants closing tomorrow

ACSA Seed Grants closing tomorrow

Communication & promotion, Grants
Could you be the next recipient of $1000? The 2021 ACSA Seed Grants are closing tomorrow, Friday 1st October 2021! Have you got your application in yet? You can put the grant towards your citizen science project, your professional development or towards an open access publication. The quick and easy application process is open to all ACSA members. Get yours in before midnight tomorrow (Friday 1st October).  For all the details and to apply, please see our Call for Applications.
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Seed Grants 2001 – Call for applications!

Seed Grants 2001 – Call for applications!

ACSA development, Communication & promotion, Grants
Two $1000 Grants available - apply now!ACSA is proud to launch it's 4th round of Seed Grants. Established in 2018 we have so far awarded 7 Seed Grants - worth a total of $5,500 - to ACSA members, to help give their citizen science project a boost or to advance their own professional development in the citizen science space.Applications are now open for the 2021 Seed Grants. What’s in it for you? * $1000 to seed your professional development or your project’s growth, or to pay for an open access publication of a citizen science paper. * Exposure for your project and/or organisation. * Motivation to initiate something you have always wanted to do. * Quick and easy application process (online application form). Last year, two ACSA members won ACSA…
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NSW Environmental Trust – Environmental Research Post bushfire flora recovery grants – now open for applications

NSW Environmental Trust – Environmental Research Post bushfire flora recovery grants – now open for applications

Grants
Following the devastating 2019–20 bushfire season, more than 100 native plant species have been identified as high priority for post-fire survey work to determine their response and current conservation status. Grants funding survey work to determine the current status of these species is available to eligible groups. Data collected through this program will be used by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment to inform recovery strategies and actions for these species. Applications open: 1 May 2021Applications close: 3pm AEST 31 May 2021Minimum grant amount: $20,000Maximum grant amount: $200,000Grant period: 12 months commencing September 2021 Please see the NSW Environmental Trust website for grant guidelines and list of target species: https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/funding-and-support/nsw-environmental-trust/grants-available/environmental-research
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