Randall DeJong (biology), City of Grand Rapids Department of Environmental Services, contract. “Bacterial source monitoring at 4 sites of the Grand River.” June-September 2015. $2800.
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ). “Bacterial source monitoring in Plaster Creek”. Co-PIs: Randall DeJong, David Warners, Mike Ryskamp, Calvin College. May 15, 2015 – Dec 31, 2016. $56,179.
Randall DeJong (biology), MDEQ-Great Lakes Environmental Center (GLEC) contract. “Bacterial source monitoring of Michigan water bodies.” June 1 – December 31, 2014. $5520.
Ryan Bebej (biology), 2015-2016 Calvin College Alumni Association Faculty Research Grant (Calvin College; $2000 for research expenses)
Anding Shen (biology), National Institute of Health - to study the role of endothelial cells in HIV infection and latency in resting CD4+ T cells”, 02/01/2015-01/31/2018, $306,572.
Anding Shen (biology), Co- Principal investigator, Grand Valley State University Grant “ Viral Kinetics of HIV infection of resting CD4+ T cells stimulated by Endothelial cell”, 05/01/2015-04/30/2016, $5,000
Keith Grasman (biology), “Assessment of Population, Reproductive, and Health Impairments in Colonial Waterbirds Breeding in Michigan’s Areas of Concern with Investigation of Potential Contributions of Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs)” ($193,714 grant, Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Funding for Areas of Concern and Remediation and Restoration of Contaminated Sediments, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 3).
Department of Environmental Quality grant awarded to David Warners, Gail Heffner (Community engagement) and Michael Ryskamp, 2014. Restoring Our Local Watershed through Research, Education, and Restoration — $1.1 million
A National Science Foundation Dimensions of Biology Grant was awarded to John Wertz, 2015-2020. Dimensions: Identifying how the ecological and evolutionary interactions between host and symbiont shape holobiont biodiversity — $1,997,046 ($479,794 of which is coming to John) in collaboration with individuals at George Washington University (Scott Powell), Drexel University (Jacob Russell), and the Field Museum (Corrie Moreau).
David Warners and Plaster Creek Stewards received a USEPA Urban Waters Small Grants Program in 2014.
Michigan Space Consortium awarded a grant to Darren Proppe, 2014. Is anthropogenic noise a reliable signal of habitat quality? — $3,713
NIH/NEI awarded John Ubels a grant for 2013-2016. Protection of the cornea from UVB radiation by elevated potassium in tears (R15 EY023836) — $300,000
Darren Proppe received a Pierce Cedar Creek URGE Grant in 2013. Temporal Modification of Songbird Singing Behavior in the Presence of Punctuated Noise Events — $7,200
Plaster Creek Stewards awarded Darren Proppe a grant in 2013. Avian and Water Quality Assessments along Plaster Creek — $5,700
National Science Foundation awarded an MRI grant to Randall DeJong, John Wertz, and David Wunder (Engineering) entitled "MRI: Acquisition of a Nanofluidic Quantitative PCR / Genotyping System to Enhance Collaborative Faculty and Undergraduate Research at Calvin College" — $338,004
Cargill Fund awarded an equipment grant to Darren Proppe — $7,495
The Calvin College Alumni Association awarded Ryan Bebej a grant to fund travel to some museums for his research during the summer of 2013 — $1,800
Pierce Cedar Creek Institute URGE program to David Dornbos. Development of a GIS Model to Optimize the Gross Primary Productivity of Terrestrial Plant Communities and the Potential to Store Carbon in Soils at PCCI — $11,000
American Chemical Society Project SEED: Eric Arnoys, Dave Benson, Mark Muyskens, Kumar Sinniah, Chad Tatko, Amy Wilstermann — $7,000
US Fish and Wildlife Service, Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, “Assessment of Population, Reproductive, and Health Impairments in Colonial Waterbirds Breeding in Michigan's Areas of Concern," grant awarded to Keith Grasman — $71,805
Environment Canada, “The effects of environmental pollutants on immune function of common loons in Nova Scotia” to Keith Grasman — $5000
GLISTEN grant for Community-Based Learning and Research Involving the Restoration and Monitoring of Plaster Creek and Bear Creek, to David Koetje and Randall Van Dragt to facilitate Biology 250 work on Plaster Creek and Bear Creek in 2013-2014 — $4000
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, to Gail Heffner, Nate Haan, and Dave Warners, and the Plaster Creek Stewards Project - To address pollution sources in the Plaster Creek Watershed — $375,662
Fulbright Canada grant to Janel Curry, Gail Heffner, Nate Haan and Dave Warners - Promoting upstream-downstream connections in the Plaster Creek Watershed — $4000
National Science Foundation, David S. Koetje, Amy Wilstermann, Herbert R. Fynewever, Randall G. Van Dragt, Randall J. Pruim - Leveraging Laboratory Activities to Achieve Educational Reform — $199,990
National Institute of Health, Anding Shen - to study the role of endothelial cells in HIV infection — $306,211
Margaret Cargill Foundation, Randall Van Dragt - development of Calvin's programs in environmental studies and environmental science — $575,418
National Science Foundation, ARI-R2: Integrated Science Research Experimental Laboratory: David Benson, Chad Tatko, David DeHeer, Matthew Walhout, Randall Pruim — $951,150
National Science Foundation, MRI-R2: Acquisition of Biophysical Instruments for Interdisciplinary Faculty and Student Research: Kumar Sinniah, David Benson and Amy Wilstermann — $208,645
National Science Foundation, MRI: Acquisition of a 500 MHz NMR Spectrometer to Enhance Faculty and Student Research: Chad Tatko, Amy Wilstermann, David E. Benson, Eric J. Arnoys — $487,470
National Science Foundation, MRI: MALDI Acquisition for Collaborative Species and Biomolecule Identification: David Benson, Chad Tatko, John Wertz, Amy Wilstermann, Randy DeJong — $279,000
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), Student Research and Broadening Access to Science, to develop Calvin’s Integrated Science Research Institute (ISRI): David DeHeer, Randall Pruim, Eric Arnoys, Chad Tatko — $1,100,000
Perrigo Charitable Foundation, David Warners - Calvin Native Gardens Project — $9,845
River Network, Gail Heffner, David Warners, Nathan Haan - Plaster Creek Stewars Program — $58,500
US Fish and Wildlife Service, Keith Grasman - Research on the effects of environmental pollutants on the health of fish eating birds - gulls, terns and herons of the Great Lakes and loons in the Adirondack Mountains — $68,715
National Center for Science and Civic Engagement at Harrisburg University, Great Lakes Innovative Stewardship Through Education Network (GLISTEN) cluster with Calvin College, GVSU, Muskegon Community College, the Blandford Nature Center, WMEAC, the Land Conservancy, Muskegon Conservation District, and Timberland RC&D — $30,000
National Science Foundation, Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER): Post-Institute Implementation Award; David Koetje — $3,000
National Science Foundation, S-STEM: Computation for interdisciplinary science; Randall Pruim, Joel Adams, David DeHeer, David Koetje, Keith VanderLinden — $581,000
National Institutes of Health: Cultivation and Characterization of the Microaerobes from the Mucosa of the Gastrointestinal Tract : Schmidt, T.M., Young, V.B., Chang, E., Waldron, C., Wertz, J.T. — $1,100,000
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.: Evaluation of Concepts for the Relief of Dry Eye Symptoms; John Ubels — $432,725