In 2022, Dr. Jentai Yang and the Overseas Chinses Environmental Engineers & Scientists Association (OCEESA) has created the “Dr. Jentai Yang Sustainable Environmental Protection and Eco-humanistic Education Fund” (Dr. Yang Fund), administered by a special committee under OCEESA. Dr. Yang Fund will provide grants for qualified projects for synergistic activities focusing on environmental protection and eco-humanistic education in the United States and the greater China area.

Currently, OCEESA is requesting grant applications for high-impact applied research projects on climate change challenges aimed to advance knowledge or technology in climate impacts, resilience, adaptation, and/or mitigation, such as research proposals relate to green storm infrastructure, climate resilience, carbon sequestration, new energy resources, and energy storage for the two-year period of 2023 to 2025.

Key Dates (updated on July 3, 2023):

Applications due August 31, 2023, by 5:00 PM PDT
Award notices Week of September 13, 2023
Project kickoff meeting Week of September 27, 2023.
Award period October 1, 2023 – September 31, 2025

All qualified applicants are welcome to apply. Please click here to download the Request for Grant Application (RFGA) for details and application forms.