Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program (FY09)

The summary for the Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program (FY09) 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 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program (FY09): The Saltonstall-Kennedy Act established a fund (known as the S-K fund) that the Secretary of Commerce uses to provide grants or cooperative agreements for fisheries research and development projects addressing aspects of U.S. fisheries, including, but not limited to, harvesting, processing, marketing, and associated infrastructures. U.S. fisheries include any fishery, commercial or recreational, that is, or may be, engaged in by citizens or nationals of the United States, or citizens of the Northern Mariana Islands (NMI), the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, and the Federated States of Micronesia.
Federal Grant Title: Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program (FY09)
Federal Agency Name: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NMFS-FHQ-2009-2001464
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement Grant
CFDA Numbers: 11.427
CFDA Descriptions: Fisheries Development and Utilization Research and Development Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program
Current Application Deadline: Nov 03, 2008
Original Application Deadline: Oct 01, 2008
Posted Date: Jul 11, 2008
Creation Date: Sep 30, 2008
Archive Date: Dec 03, 2008
Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 25
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
You are eligible to apply for a grant or a cooperative agreement under the Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program if: 1. You are a citizen or national of the United States; 2. You are a citizen of the Northern Mariana Islands (NMI), or an individual who qualifies as such under section 8 of the Schedule on Transitional Matters attached to the constitution of the NMI; 3. You are a citizen of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Republic of Palau, or the Federated States of Micronesia; or 4. You represent a corporation, partnership, association, or other non-Federal entity, non-profit or otherwise (including Indian tribes), that is based in the United States or NMI, within the meaning of section 2 of the Shipping Act, 1916, as amended (46 U.S.C. app. 802). We support cultural and gender diversity in our programs and encourage women and minority individuals and groups to submit applications. Furthermore, we recognize the interest of the Secretaries of Commerce and Interior in defining appropriate fisheries policies and programs that meet the needs of the U.S. insular areas, so we also encourage applications from individuals, government entities, and businesses in U.S. insular areas. We are strongly committed to broadening the participation of Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), which include Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges and Universities, in our programs, including S-K. Therefore, we encourage all applicants to include meaningful participation of MSIs. We encourage applications from members of the fishing community, and applications that involve fishing community cooperation and participation. We will consider the extent of fishing community involvement when evaluating the potential benefit of funding a proposal. You are not eligible to submit an application under this program if you are an employee of any Federal agency; a Fishery Management Council; or an employee of a Council. However, Council members who are not Federal employees can submit an application to the S-K Program
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
Steve Drescher Policy Advisor Phone 301-713-0926

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