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Current Funding Opportunities:
2024 National Sea Grant College Program Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
Closes at: 5:00 PM Eastern on Thursday, February 16, 2023.
Eligible students w/ an interest in ocean/coastal/GL resources & related national policy decisions

Other Current Funding Opportunities:

Long Island Sound Resilience Grant Writing Assistance Program | PDF

With funding from US EPA through the Long Island Sound Study (LISS), New York Sea Grant (NYSG) and Connecticut Sea Grant (CTSG) announce a funding opportunity open to municipalities and community organizations to facilitate the hiring of grant preparation and writing support to assist with the development of a grant application for sustainable and resilience focused projects that will impact a community(ies) within or partially within the Long Island Sound Coastal boundary (within Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk counties, Western Connecticut, and Eastern Connecticut). See Sustainable and Resilient Communities webpage for regions.

The intent of the Long Island Sound Resilience Grant Writing Assistance Program is to reduce staffing and capacity barriers that municipalities and community organizations may face when applying for competitive funding opportunities, help communities develop successful sustainable and resilience focused project grant applications, and for municipalities and community organizations to develop capacity for navigating the funding landscape.

Funding is to be awarded in a range of $5,000- $9,950 per application directly to the applicant’s selected grant writing support contractor on a cost reimbursable basis. Match will not be required.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all available funding is allocated, which may be no later than September 30th, 2023.  

Applications should be submitted through the Application Submission Form via the Google formor by submitting the form via email to LISresilience@gmail.com or by mail (mailing address on Application).

For more information contact: LISresilience@gmail.com

Also, see related news item, which features additional links: "New Funding Opportunity a Highlight of Virtual Long Island Sound Workshop"

This includes an "Info for NY Applicants" document as well as info on a December 7, 2022 webinar.

New York Sea Grant's Recurring Funding Opportunities

New York Sea Grant's Biennial Research Call

This is our main call for research. It is announced every other year beginning with a request for pre-proposals. Research topics are based on meeting the goals of our strategic plan. NYSG supports research on marine, Hudson River estuary, and Great Lakes (and Great Rivers—Niagara and St. Lawrence) topics and issues. To receive an announcement when the next call is released, sign up for our RFP Announcement List - NYSGRFP-L below.

Connecticut Sea Grant and New York Sea Grant Call for Long Island Sound Research

This call is released every other year to fund research that will support the science-based management of Long Island Sound (LIS) and its resources, and the implementation of the LISS Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP). The LISS is a regional, community-based partnership to protect and restore LIS. Information on the LISS can be obtained at www.longislandsoundstudy.net. To receive an announcement when the next call is released, sign up for our RFP Announcement List - NYSGRFP-L below.

Fellowship Opportunities | Click Here

Descriptions of some of the fellowships that are available on a regular basis.

New York Sea Grant's Mini-Grant Funding - Guidelines for applying | PDF

STATUS: No applications are accepted at this time.

Background: New York Sea Grant has limited funds each year that are available to support special funding requests. These mini-grant funding requests provide limited funding to support such things as to help sponsor conferences or workshops or small research projects. The guidelines document provides detailed information about the different categories of funding requests and how to apply.

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RFP Announcement List - NYSGRFP-L
NYSGRFP-L is a listserv providing timely announcements of RFP and related opportunities released by New York Sea Grant and other funding agencies. This is a low volume non-discussion distribution list that sends out announcements of RFPs and related opportunities of interest to New York researchers such as fellowships, travel grants and conferences. Members receive information about funding opportunities directly through their email inboxes. This listserv is open to researchers in New York State. To be added to the list, fill out the request form.

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