Neely Foundation funds student grant program for sustainability research and applied projects on food and agriculture

April 13, 2011

Neely Foundation Funds Student Grant Program for Sustainability Research and Applied Projects on Food and Agriculture

May 4 deadline for $1000-$4000 applied research awards; awards to be determined by May 15


Graduate students in the School of Sustainability and senior and junior undergraduate sustainability majors.


The C.W. and Modene Neely Foundation of Gilbert, Ariz., has awarded a grant to ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability to support graduate and undergraduate student research and applied projects.

The Neely Foundation Food and Agriculture Sustainability Research Grants Program offers funding for ASU sustainability student-proposed research and applied projects designed to support and advance food and agricultural system sustainability. Projects can cover any aspect of food and agricultural systems and range from local to global in scope. Most winning projects may expect $1000-$4000. Awards will be determined by May 15, 2011.


Application forms/information available at:


All awardees are expected to write summary reports describing their research and how the projects impact their professional development and degree goals. Awardees will also present their work at a fall 2011 symposium at the School of Sustainability.


May 4, 2011


Address all inquiries to: [email protected]. Please put your name and “Neely Grant” in the subject line of your email.

About the Neely Foundation

The C.W. & Modene Neely Charitable Foundation strives to honor the charitable intentions of its founders. It continues to give preference to charitable work in Arizona with a priority on making grants that promote the protection of the resources of the Earth and that relieve human suffering or improve the human condition. Visit:

About ASU’s School of Sustainability

Established in 2007, the School of Sustainability, within the Global Institute of Sustainability, brings together multiple disciplines and leaders to create and share knowledge, train a new generation of scholars and practitioners, and develop practical solutions to the most pressing environmental, economic, and social challenges of sustainability - especially as they relate to urban areas. Visit:


Media Contact:
Karen Leland, Global Institute of Sustainability, ASU
480-965-0013 / [email protected]