NOAA Research Grants to Include Focus on Coastal Transportation Resilience
NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science has issued a notice of funding availability, soliciting research grant proposals in two focal areas: coastal resilience and surface transportation resilience. This Federal Funding Opportunity will support research to inform adaptation planning and coastal management decisions. A letter of intent (LOI) is required prior to submission of a full proposal. LOIs are due October 16, 2020. NOAA will be holding an informational webinar at 3:30 PM ET on Tuesday September 22. For additional information and to register for the webinar (or view the recording), visit NOAA’s website.
There are two distinct focal areas for this solicitation that will compete separately, 1) Coastal Resilience and 2) Surface Transportation Resilience.
It is anticipated that approximately $1,200,000 may be available in Fiscal Year 2021 for the first year for some projects in each focus area, while an additional $1,200,000 could be available in Fiscal Year 2022 for the first year for additional projects selected from this opportunity.
Approximately 2-4 projects of 2-4 years in duration are expected to be funded under the Coastal Resilience focus area at a level of approximately $200,000 to $400,000 per year per proposal, with a total budget (across all years) that is less than $1,600,000 for the Coastal Resilience focus area.
Approximately 2-4 projects of 2-4 years in duration are expected to be funded under the Surface Transportation Resilience focus area at a level of approximately $200,000 to $500,000 per year per proposal with a total budget (across all years) that is less than $2,000,000 for the Surface Transportation Resilience focus area.
Electronic Access: Background information about the ESLR Program, including additional information on this Announcement, details on the timing of an informational webinar, and eventually a recording of the webinar can be found at https://coastalscience.noaa.gov/research/coastal-change/ecological-effects-sea-level-rise-program.
The required LOI should be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Full proposals will not be considered if a LOI was not submitted.