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Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants

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This is a rolling deadline. Small grants to promote growth of new connections in climate change

Up to $50k



Student STEM Enrichment Program

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Informal STEM education projects

$180k over three years

BWF Spotlight

Sustainability and Art – Beyond the Edge

“One of the most beautiful functions of art is to envisage worlds that do not yet exist, to imagine them, give them form, help them be born and seen. Beyond the Edge explores a further step: combining the power of storytelling with data analysis to seek a more sustainable future for all.” –Álvaro Laiz

Beyond the Edge is a collaboration between Álvaro Laiz and UreCulture, made possible thanks to the support of the National Geographic Society, the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and the Museo Universidad de Navarra.

BWF News

Apr 01, 2024

Climate Feature: Mapping the impact of climate resilient education on youth hopes and fears

In 2017, Lil Milagro Henriquez was working at a social justice-based school in Oakland, California, when the state was hit by some of the largest and most destructive wildfires in its history. She not ...

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Apr 01, 2024

Climate Feature: Restoring a royal Hawaiian fishpond promotes mental health and wellbeing

The shores of Pearl Harbor were once lined with nearly two dozen rock-walled fishponds, some so old that they were believed to be built by the gods. The structures became a symbol of Native Hawaiian i ...

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