NOAA Restore Act Science Program 2016 Funding Announcement


CFDA Number: 11.451 – Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Science, Observation, Monitoring, and Technology

Agency: Department of Commerce

Expected Number of Awards:         20
Estimated Total Funding:               $17,000,000
Award Ceiling:                                $12,000,000
Project Length:                               1-3 years
Letter of Intent:                             Required, July 8, 2016
Cost Sharing Requirement:            None

Full Funding Announcement:

This funding opportunity is focused on living coastal and marine resources and their habitats and requests proposals under two program priorities.

-       Comprehensive understanding of living coastal and marine resources, food web dynamics, habitat utilization, protected areas, and carbon flow; and
-       Decision-support tools to assist resource managers with management decisions planned to sustain habitats, living coastal and marine resources, and wildlife.

Key Dates:

7/5/2016         Letters of Intent due to ORSP"
7/8/2016         Required letters of Intent due to NOAA - ORSP will submit these

9/06/2016       Project narratives due to ORSP for enhanced review (optional)
9/20/2016       Full proposals due to ORSP for review/submission
9/27/2016       Proposals due to NOAA (10:59:50 pm CST)
March 2017    Funding decisions announced
06/1/2017       Funded projects begin