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Long Island Sound Study: Call for Preliminary Proposals - 2021-2023 Long Island Sound Research
Grants & Policies: Funding Opportunities: Current RFPs

Closes at:  5:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, June 8, 2020

Connecticut Sea Grant (CTSG) and New York Sea Grant (NYSG) announce the Long Island Sound Study (LISS) extra-mural research program. The intent of this program is to fund research that will support the management of Long Island Sound (LIS) and its resources. The LISS is a regional, community-based partnership to protect and restore LIS. Information on the LISS can be obtained at www.longislandsoundstudy.net.

Preliminary proposals are invited for the funding period of March 1, 2021, to February 28, 2023. Any investigator seeking support for this period (or portion thereof) must submit a preliminary proposal via this web portal. Hard copy, email, and fax submissions will NOT be accepted. Subject to available federal funding, up to $3,000,000 is expected to be available for one or two year projects. The first year of the funding period covered by this Call for Preliminary Proposals begins on March 1, 2021. Allocation of Year 2 funds, if applicable, will be contingent on satisfactory progress in Year 1 and availability of federal funding. Projects chosen for funding require approval of a Quality Assurance Project Plan (QAPP) prior to the initiation of data collection.

Submission Deadline: Pre-proposals are due by 5:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, June 8, 2020. Submissions that are incomplete, received after the final deadline, or not received through this portal will not be accepted. You are encouraged to apply early!

Questions: Contact Lane Smith, Research Coordinator (NYSG) at lane.smith@stonybrook.edu or Syma Ebbin, Research Coordinator (CTSG) at syma.ebbin@uconn.edu.
To Apply: Click on the link in the “Related Links” box above left to download and read the full Call. It provides details about the Call and instructions for preparing your pre-proposal. When ready to submit your pre-proposal, return to this page and click the Apply Now button below. Fill in all required fields of the form and upload your pre-proposal as a single PDF. Be sure that your pre-proposal meets all requirements stated in the RFP document and has all 8 sections and follows required formatting as detailed in the Pre-Proposal Submission Form and Instructions).

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