**Some programs are limited. Please read solicitations carefully and consult your Office of Research for specifics, such as limited applications through your university and internal application deadlines.**

AI for Earth awards grants to support projects that use AI to change the way people and organizations monitor, model, and manage Earth’s natural systems. To date, they have awarded 508 grants to projects with impact in 81 countries, and are committed to growing this community of grantees. They fund projects across four topic areas: climate, agriculture, biodiversity, and water.

Application Deadline: Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis and are reviewed four times a year. Deadlines for each period in 2021 are:

  • January 4, 2021, 11:59 PM Pacific Time
  • April 5, 2021, 11:59 PM Pacific Time
  • July 5, 2021, 11:59 PM Pacific Time
  • October 4, 2021, 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Announcement: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/ai/ai-for-earth-grants