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VORTEX-SE: This research funding opportunity is being jointly issued by the OAR Office and Weather and Air Quality (OWAQ) and the National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL). It seeks to obtain new knowledge of the meteorological aspects of tornadoes in the southeastern U.S. and the sociological aspects of the public response to tornado forecasts and tornado events. This new knowledge will improve our ability to forecast and warn of tornadoes and elicit appropriate responses to mitigate damage, injuries, and loss of life.
Federal Grant Title: VORTEX-SE
Federal Agency Name: Department of Commerce
Grant Categories: Environment Natural Resources Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NOAA-OAR-OWAQ-2015-2004475
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 11.459
CFDA Descriptions: Weather and Air Quality Research
Current Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2015
Original Application Deadline: Jun 12, 2015
Posted Date: May 12, 2015
Creation Date: May 12, 2015
Archive Date: Jul 12, 2015
Total Program Funding: $2,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $250,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $20,000
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
City or township governments
Small businesses
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
County governments
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Special district governments
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
State governments
Additional Information on Eligibility
foreign governments; organizations under the jurisdiction of foreign governments; international organizations
Grant Announcement Contact
Dr. John Cortinas 301-734-1198

Department of Commerce 202 482 3134
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