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  • Writer's pictureCaroline Winter

CA Sea Grants - 2023 Microplastic Research Program. LOI due 3/24. $1.45M Available.

Opportunity Title:

2023 Microplastic Research Program


California Sea Grant and OPC are now soliciting proposals for two research calls to advance microplastics understanding and management in California, consistent with the priorities outlined in the California Ocean Litter Strategy and Statewide Microplastics Strategy. These requests for proposals seek to increase understanding and management of environmental microplastic contamination by informing improved management of specific microplastic sources, refining and improving understanding of microplastic effects in the environment, and informing the use of structural low impact development (LID) stormwater management approaches to intervene and prevent microplastics from reaching California aquatic environments.


Eligible applicants for this competitive grant program include public agencies, tribes and Tribal governments, public or private universities, nonprofit corporations, or private entities subject to Public Resources Code Section 35650. Projects must benefit the state of California, relatedly, California applicants will be highly prioritized. California Sea Grant is the final arbiter of decisions regarding eligibility.

Total Amount Available:


Application Deadline:

LOI due 3/24/2023

Full Application due 5/15/2023

Grant Management Associates has years of experience with opportunities like this one. Contact us today for a consultation.

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