FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Gordon Helm
$3.8 Million Available Through Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program
The Commerce Department's National Marine Fisheries Service is seeking research and development proposals under the Saltonstall-Kennedy grant program, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced today. The fisheries service is seeking proposals in several priority areas to help the fishing industry, and fishing communities.
The S-K Grant Program expects to have approximately $3.8 million available for grant awards in FY 2001.
"S-K grants benefit everyone in the
fishing community by bringing together
The proposals are competitively selected
based on a review for technical merit followed by a review by
constituents to determine which proposals have the most potential.
Proposals must address one of the following funding priorities:
The deadline for submitting a grant application is Monday, May 7, 2001.
S-K grants are awarded for up to 18 months. For FY 2001 proposals must include a minimum cost share of 10 percent, which may be in the form of cash or in- kind contributions.
A copy of the solicitation notice and application
materials are available on the S-K home page at: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/sfweb/skhome.html
or from one of the NOAA fisheries regional offices.