The International Union of Geological Sciences has posted its second open call for the its global initiative called Resourcing Future Generations (RFG), to bring geoscientists together to address the world's future resource needs head-on. Bids for small top-up grants to take forward discrete pieces of work in support of RFG. Grants will average $3000, but more may be awarded. More information ins available in right sidebar on the linked site.
National Ground Water Association (NGWA) Member, Gary Hix, summarized how NGWA's engagement with water well owners has been an excellent opportunity for groundwater education. In it he covers several grants that were awarded to NGWA and some of the tools the organization has developed as part of these efforts.