MINNEAPOLIS, July 28, 2008: The Lindbergh Foundation is now accepting applications for the Lindbergh-Lycoming aviation grant. This program is open to anyone conducting an aviation/aerospace research project that will improve the quality of all life by balancing technological advancements with the preservation of our environment. The deadline for applications is Oct. 30, 2008. The winner will be notified in April 2009, with funding in July 2009. These research grants, in the amount of $10,580, may not be used for tuition. For complete details on the Lindbergh Grants program, descriptions of funded research grant projects, Frequently Asked Questions, and a downloadable Lindbergh-Lycoming Grant application, please visit our web site at www.lindberghfoundation.org, and click on the “Grants” link, or call the Foundation office at 763-576-1596.
Over the years, Lindbergh Grants have become increasingly well known, supporting innovative ideas at earlier stages of development and establishing pilot projects that often subsequently receive extensive funding from other sources. Since the first Lindbergh Grants were made in 1978, the Lindbergh Foundation has awarded nearly $3 million to 294 men and women around the world.
About the Lindbergh Foundation
The Lindbergh Foundation is a public 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Minnesota that supports great innovations that foster the environment for a planet in balance. Its programs are devoted to supporting, honoring, and educating individuals, through the annual honorary Lindbergh Award and the Lindbergh Grants program, which provides grants for research or education projects that will make important contributions to a technology/environment balance.