NOAA Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Program 2012

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NOAA Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Program 2012: Depending on the availability of funds, NOAA expects to have approximately $3,200,000 available for a national competition to fund marine aquaculture research projects for FY 2012. This is part of the overall plan to support the development of environmentally and economically sustainable ocean, coastal, or Great Lakes aquaculture. Aquaculture that occurs in the Great Lakes or its coastal zone is considered marine aquaculture for this competition. Priorities for this FY 2012 competition include: Research to inform specific regulatory decisions; Research that supports multi-use spatial planning; and Socio-economic research targeted to understand aquaculture in a larger context. Proposals must be able to express how the proposed work will have a high probability of significantly advancing U.S. marine aquaculture development in the short-term (1-2 years) or medium-term (3-5 years). This Federal Funding Opportunity includes information on application and criteria for aquaculture research projects requesting a total of $50,000 to $500,000 in federal funding for up to a two-year period. Matching funds are required. Given the anticipated amount of funding and the anticipated number and quality of proposals submitted, it is anticipated that at least seven projects will be awarded in FY 2012. Additional proposals from this competition may be selected for funding in the next fiscal year, subject to the availability of funds. Ideally, awards are anticipated to start no later than September 1, 2012.
Federal Grant Title: NOAA Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Program 2012
Federal Agency Name: Department of Commerce
Grant Categories: Education Environment Natural Resources Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NOAA-OAR-SG-2012-2003249
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement Grant
CFDA Numbers: 11.417
CFDA Descriptions: Sea Grant Support
Current Application Deadline: The deadline for receipt of preproposals via elect
Original Application Deadline: The deadline for receipt of preproposals via elect
Posted Date: December 28th, 2011
Creation Date: Dec 28, 2011
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding: $3,200,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards: 7
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Institutions of higher education, nonprofit organizations, commercial organizations, State, local and Indian tribal governments and individuals are eligible. Federal agencies and their personnel are not permitted to receive federal funding under this competition; however, federal scientists can serve as uncompensated partners or co-Principal Investigators on research proposals. Directors of the state Sea Grant Programs are not eligible to compete for funds under this announcement, although for administrative purposes, they will be considered to be the Principal Investigator for all awards made to their state programs.
Grant Announcement Contact
Steve Drescher Policy Advisor
For application download issues only. [steve.j.drescher@noaa.gov]
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