Pegasus Funding Opportunity – call for proposals


Future Earth is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity for biodiversity research for global sustainability, the Programme for Early-stage Grants Advancing Sustainability Science or PEGASuS – Biodiversity and Natural Assets. This programme is the first in a series of grants addressing the key challenges of Future Earth and the Future Earth Vision for “people to thrive in a sustainable and equitable world”.

Future Earth expects to award four to eight grants this year to a total amount of approximately $600,000. Proposals are due by June 5, 2017 and are welcome from any institution from any country. The full Request for Proposals, including application instructions, is available online.

This initiative is funded in part by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Science Program and the NOMIS Foundation. PEGASuS is jointly administered by the Colorado Hub of Future Earth and Colorado State University’s Global Biodiversity Center.

The Colorado Hub of Future Earth is hosted by the Sustainability and Innovation Lab of Colorado at the University of Colorado, and the School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado State University.

The ISSC is a co-sponsor of Future Earth.