FY 2014/2015 Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Competition opens

The FY 2014/2015 Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program (S-K) application period runs through December 15, 2014. This nation-wide grant program is highly competitive and “funds research and development projects to benefit the U.S. fishing industry”. This year’s competition combines FY 2014/2015 funding, where approximately $18M is available for award. Applicants may request up to a maximum of $400K in funding for a project period of up to (24) months.

Please see the grant announcement and application by visiting the following Grants.gov webpage:

NMFS’s Greater Atlantic Region is also hosting a website (applicable to anyone in the U.S.) that provides some helpful links and information on applying to the grant program: http://www.greateratlantic.fisheries.noaa.gov/ob/grants/sk/index.html.

Regional NMFS S-K Program point of contacts: