Start a Thriving Earth Exchange Project

Thriving Earth Exchange projects start with community priorities, and any community can start a project with us. Communities of any size from around the world are encouraged to submit a local priority, issue and/or project idea related to natural hazards, natural resources, or climate change. (See current and former projects here.) All we ask is that you commit the time and energy needed to work hand-in-hand with a volunteer scientist. Projects are supported by specially trained staff and Community Science Fellows, and typically conclude within 6-18 months.

Getting Started: U.S.-based Communities*

Please use the form below to provide us with baseline information about your community. Once we hear from you, a Thriving Earth Exchange staff member will reply to discuss how we can get started.

Note: Prior to engaging with Thriving Earth Exchange, all communities are asked to read and consent to two documents. Should you have any questions regarding these documents or their contents, please don’t hesitate to contact [email protected].

*Community submissions outside of the United States are not currently accepted through this form. For more information about Thriving Earth Exchange’s international partnership and community science activities, please email [email protected].

Timeline and Application Deadlines

Thriving Earth Exchange launches projects quarterly. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and early applications receive priority for each cohort.

If you plan to apply for a project, but cannot yet submit an application, please let us know so that we may plan accordingly.

Project Launch    Application Deadline
Spring 2020 TBA
Summer 2020 TBA


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