Fiscal Year 2011 Small Grants for Marine Archaeological Exploration

The summary for the Fiscal Year 2011 Small Grants for Marine Archaeological Exploration grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Department of Commerce, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Fiscal Year 2011 Small Grants for Marine Archaeological Exploration: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) is seeking pre-proposals and full proposals to support its mission, consistent with NOAA's Strategic Plan (http://, to discover significant or potentially significant maritime heritage sites. Small Grants for Marine Archaeological Exploration is a new type of funding program from OER. The program will provide a researcher with the opportunity to assess the feasibility of a potentially larger marine archaeology exploration project. Proposals should examine new ideas or new opportunities with potential to make significant discoveries of maritime cultural resources. OER anticipates a total of approximately $100,000 will be available through this announcement for small grants ($25K or less). Applicants are encouraged to visit the Ocean Explorer Web site ( to familiarize themselves with past and present OER-funded activities. All applicants are required to submit pre-proposals in order to be considered for funding for this program. Background on how to apply and the required Pre-Proposal Application Form and required Proposal Cover Sheet are accessible through the OER Office Web site at http:// The office priorities for this opportunity support NOAA's mission support goal of: Ecosystems--Protect, Restore, and Manage Use of Coastal and Ocean Resources through Ecosystem-Based Management.
Federal Grant Title: Fiscal Year 2011 Small Grants for Marine Archaeological Exploration
Federal Agency Name: Department of Commerce
Grant Categories: Environment Natural Resources Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NOAA-OAR-OER-2011-2002641
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement Grant
CFDA Numbers: 11.011
CFDA Descriptions: Ocean Exploration
Current Application Deadline: Oct 12, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Oct 12, 2010
Posted Date: Jul 20, 2010
Creation Date: Jul 20, 2010
Archive Date: Nov 11, 2010
Total Program Funding: $100,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants are institutions of higher education; other nonprofits; commercial organizations; state, local and Indian tribal governments.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Steve Drescher Policy Advisor
For application download issues only. [[email protected]]
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