Funding Agencies

Funding Agencies Relevant to Picarro Users:

Below is a non-exclusive list of regional and national funding agencies and departments that have been known to provide capital funds for purchasing Picarro equipment.  When available, we also include links to current funding opportunities available from these agencies.

Region Agency Links to Current Opportunities


Australian Research Council

National Competitive Grants Program


Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada



Department of Climate Change, National Development and Reform Commission


National Natural Science Foundation of China

Current Funding (in Chinese)


European Research Council

Horizon 2020


Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Call for Proposals


Japan Science and Technology Agency


Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)


Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology



National Research Foundation of Korea



National Research Foundation



Natural Environmental Research Council

Current Opportunities


National Science Foundation

Active Funding Opportunities

Office of Science, Department of Energy

Find Funding

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASA Science for Researchers

Open Solicitations

US Department of Agriculture

National Institute of Food and Agricultural Grants

Additional Resources for Identifying Funding Opportunities:

The following websites compile information on available funding. The organizations listed below do not necessarily award grants and funding directly.

Macroeconomic Trends and the State of Funding:

We know that being awarded grants can be hard, especially as the number of applications per award increases, and given current trends in national and international macroeconomic climate around science, R&D and research funding.  We’ve spent some time reading reports and understanding the macroeconomics of the current funding environment.  Some useful resources and news stories: