Marine Fisheries Initiative (MARFIN)

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Marine Fisheries Initiative (MARFIN): The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), Southeast Region, is seeking proposals under the Marine Fisheries Initiative Program (MARFIN), for research and development projects that optimize the use of fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico and off the South Atlantic states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida involving the U.S. fishing industry (recreational and commercial), including fishery biology, resource assessment, socioeconomic assessment, management and conservation, selected harvesting methods, and fish handling and processing. This program addresses NOAA's mission goal to ``Protect, Restore, and Manage the Use of Coastal and Ocean Resources Through an Ecosystem Approach to Management.''
Federal Grant Title: Marine Fisheries Initiative (MARFIN)
Federal Agency Name: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Grant Categories: Education Environment Natural Resources Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NMFS-SE-2009-2001423
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement Grant
CFDA Numbers: 11.433
CFDA Descriptions: Marine Fisheries Initiative
Current Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2008
Original Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2008
Posted Date: Jul 11, 2008
Creation Date: Jul 11, 2008
Archive Date: Sep 10, 2008
Total Program Funding: $2,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Expected Number of Awards:
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 may be institutions of higher education, nonprofits, commercial organizations, individuals, state, local and Indian tribal governments. Federal agencies or institutions are not eligible. Foreign governments, organizations under the jurisdiction of foreign governments, and international organizations are excluded for purposes of this solicitation since the objective of the MARFIN program is to optimize research and development benefits from U.S. marine fishery resources.
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Grant Announcement Contact
Steve Drescher Policy Advisor Phone 301-713-0926

For Application Download issues [steve.j.drescher@noaa.gov]
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