Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants

Rolling Application Deadline:

Apr 25, 2024





Now Accepting Applications

Eligibility & Application Process:

Using the power of place-based, solutions-focused case studies, and hands-on STEM instruction to engage diverse youth in learning about extreme heat in Durham, NC Principal Investigator: Dana Haine University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill   Climate and Environmental Change and Preterm Birth Principal Investigator: Rebecca Fry, PhD University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill   A Tasting Menu of Quantitative Modeling for Researchers in the Life and Earth Sciences Tackling the Interface of Climate Change and Health Principal Investigator: Nina Fefferman, PhD University of Tennessee- Knoxville Opportunity for Students from Under-Represented Populations to Build Professional Skills and Networks in Quantitative Life and Earth Sciences at the Interface of Climate Change and Health Principal Investigator: Ami Radunskaya, PhD The Sylvia Bozeman and Rhonda Hughes EDGE Foundation   A SPORK IN THE ROAD: An educational theater piece for climate empowerment. Principal Investigator: David Gonzalez, PhD Young Audiences New Jersey & Eastern Pennsylvania   Sharing Your Science: An Online Science Communication Pilot Project to Train Climate and Human Health Experts. Principal Investigator: Erik MacIntosh Morehead Planetarium and Science Center   Mapping the Impact of Climate Resilient Education on the Social-Emotional Wellness of Youth. Principal Investigator: Lil Milagro Henriquez Mycelium Youth Network   Imagine Durham: A Whole-Family Humanities Approach to Climate, Health, and Possible Futures. Principal Investigator: Max Cawley North Carolina Museum of Life and Science   Data science and genomic approach to mitigate arboviruses in the current era of climate change Principal Investigator: William Marciel de Souza, PhD University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston   North Carolina Climate Change Challenge: Engaging the Public in Citizen Science To Change the World Principal Investigator: Christine Goforth Friends of the North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences   Black Hills Environmental Health Project Principal Investigator: Anpo Jensen International Indian Treaty Council   Translational fellowship program for establishing a community for ‘Integrative Health and Environment’ Principal Investigator: Gabi Steinbach, PhD Georgia Tech Research Corporation   Ecological Restoration of a Royal Fishpond with Native Hawaiian Youth as a Climate Change Strategy to Promote Wellbeing Principal Investigator: Bruce Keaulani Living Life Source Foundation   Towards combating climate change-induced coral bleaching with optimized DNA sequencing and strain-resolved bioinformatics Principal Investigator: Braden Tierney, PhD Weill Medical College of Cornell University   Miami Mangrove Mission Principal Investigator: Ahzin Bahraini Ketab Corp   Step Up: Youth Voices on Climate Change & Human Health Principal Investigator: LuAnne Pendergraft North Carolina Public Television Foundation   Employing big data methods to elucidate the impact of three decade’s extreme weather events on early childhood development in the United States Principal Investigator: Melissa S Nolan, PhD University of South Carolina   One Earth, One Health, One With - A leadership summit for people, planet and the future Principal Investigator: Ginny Whitelaw, PhD Institute for Zen Leadership   Environmental geochemistry, human health, and environmental justice: Hydrogen sulfide and the Salton Sea Principal Investigator: Mara Freilich, PhD Brown University   Detecting long-term patterns of climate-pathogen covariability Principal Investigator: Nicolas Gauthier, PhD University of Florida   The impact of sustainable farming techniques on soil health and human infections Principal Investigator: Robert Gilman, MD Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health   Modeling West Nile virus under extreme climate Principal Investigator: Trevor Harris, PhD Texas A&M University   YOURE(in)CHARJ: A YOUth-led interdisciplinary Research Experience for Climate & Health And Racial Justice Principal Investigator: Shahnaz Masani, PhD Michigan State University   The Ecoleader Academy: Youth Exploring the Interconnections of Climate, Health and Justice Principal Investigator: Sarah States, PhD Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Inc   Climate Change and Human Health Solutions Principal Investigator: Peter Thorne, PhD The University of Iowa

Award Timeline

Apr 25, 2024

Rolling Application Deadline

Program Contacts

Victoria McGovern, PhD

Senior Program Officer

Darcy Lewandowski

Program Associate

Kendi Kajogo

Program Coordinator