Geospatial Modeling

The summary for the Geospatial Modeling 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.
Geospatial Modeling: The purpose of this notice is to solicit grant proposals from eligible organizations implementing activities that modernize and improve the National Spatial Reference System in Gulf Coast states. Proposals submitted in response to this announcement should contribute to the beneficial public outcomes associated with the following program priorities, which consist of; 1) enhancing infrastructure of geodetic control, coastal remote sensing data, terrestrial gravity measurements, and other physical datasets; 2) developing models, tools, and guidelines to access geodetic control and manipulate and analyze geodetic data; 3) supporting education, capacity building, and technology transfer; 4) coordinating through partnerships with local users (state and local governments, universities, and the public sector) and other partners in the region; 5) sharing environmental data and information, collected and/or created under NOAA grants/cooperative agreements, making it visible, accessible, and independently understandable to general users, free of charge or at minimal cost, in a timely manner, except where limited by law, regulation, policy, or by security requirements.This competition focuses on the geography of the Gulf Coast states. Eligible funding applicants for this competition are institutions of higher education, state, local and Indian tribal governments. All awards are subject to the availability of funds.
Federal Grant Title: Geospatial Modeling
Federal Agency Name: Department of Commerce (DOC)
Grant Categories: Environment Natural Resources Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NOAA-NOS-NGS-2018-2005522
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 11.400
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: April 23rd, 2018
Original Application Deadline: April 23rd, 2018
Posted Date: February 13th, 2018
Creation Date: February 13th, 2018
Archive Date: May 22nd, 2018
Total Program Funding: $3,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $3,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: February 13th, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible funding applicants for this competition are institutions of higher education, state, local and Indian tribal governments. This funding opportunity is limited to Gulf of Mexico States (Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida) that are particularly vulnerable to the negative impacts of storms and geophysical processes like subsidence and erosion, and where there is an urgent and compelling need for improved geospatial information. Federal agencies or institutions and foreign governments may not be the primary recipient of awards under this announcement, but are encouraged to partner with eligible applicants when appropriate.
Grant Announcement Contact
Colin Becker, phone at 240-533-9650, or via e-mail at
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