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Monday, October 10, 2016

GRANTS: NOAA Marine Debris Program Research Grants, deadline 12/19 (U.S. only)



T​he NOAA Marine Debris Program is ​ soliciting project proposals ​ from U.S.-based organizations​ to conduct marine debris research activities​ in ​U.S. waters through Grants.gov. The deadline for submission is December 19, 2016.

Projects awarded through this grant competition may address one or more of the the following research priorities:
​- ​exploring the ecological risks associated with marine debris
​- ​determining debris exposure levels
​- ​examining the fate and transport of marine debris in nearshore, coastal environments

Through this solicitation NOAA aims to advance the state of marine debris science by funding original, hypothesis-driven research projects to enhance resource management objectives and contribute to the overall understanding of the impacts marine debris can have. Typical awards will range from $150,000 to $250,000. Funding for this purpose comes through the NOAA Marine Debris Program.


This opportunity is open to U.S. based organizations only.

The due date for proposals is December 19, 2016. To learn more about this funding opportunity, please see the opportunity posting on Grants.gov

If you have any questions, contact Amy.Uhrin@noaa.gov


Jonathan Shannon
Outreach Specialist
NOAA Fisheries Office of Protected Resources
U.S. Department of Commerce
Office: 301-427-8431
jonathan.shannon@noaa.gov

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