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Cooperative Research Program (CRP)

Cooperative Agreements to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, Commercial
Organizations, and Individuals for Research on Fisheries Management

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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U.S. Department of Commerce - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) - National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)

Deadline Date:

10/22/21 5:00 PM ET Receipt

Description:

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Cooperative agreements to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, Tribes, IHEs, commercial organizations, and individuals for collaborative research on fisheries management in eligible regions. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. This program funds projects seeking to improve the working relationship between fisheries researchers from the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), state fishery agencies, universities, and the U.S. fishing industry (recreational and commercial) in the Gulf of Mexico (Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas), South Atlantic (Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia) and Caribbean (United States Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico). Applicants who are not commercial or recreational fisherman must have commercial or recreational fishermen participating in their project.

The goals of the program are to provide a means of involving commercial and recreational fishermen in the collection of fundamental fisheries information to support the development and evaluation of management and regulatory options.

Cooperative research programs allow scientists and fishermen to bring valuable tools and experience to the objectives of a research project. Scientists realize that fishermen have knowledge, skills, and vessels that would not otherwise be available for research. Fishermen, willing to work with scientists, recognize that the information collected will not be used in management decisions unless it is scientifically credible. The interaction between fishermen and scientists not only improves the design and implementation of research studies but also improves the knowledge and acceptance of scientific results that are produced by such studies. Working together, fishermen and scientists can improve our understanding of the complex interactions between fishery resources and fishing practices.

The intent of the cooperative research program in the Southeast Region is to use the collective experience of fishermen and scientists to produce the best advice to fishery managers based on fishing experience and sound scientific research procedures. The program focuses on critical management needs that have been identified by managers and the NOAA Fisheries Strategic Plan for Fisheries Research. As with the Marine Fisheries Initiative (MARFIN) program, this program is coordinated with other programs to provide regional assessments of fishery resources. The cooperative research program provides the necessary programmatic integration through cooperative planning, the accomplishment of program activities and sharing of results.

For Program Priorities, see page 3 of the NOFO document in Attached Files below.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 186475

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$500,000

Number of Grants:

4

Estimated Size of Grant:

The NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center estimates awarding projects that will range from $25,000 to $250,000. The average award is $125,000.

Term of Contract:

Award Period: Twelve months

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants may be institutions of higher education, nonprofits, commercial organizations, individuals, and state, local, and Indian tribal governments. Federal agencies or institutions are not eligible. Foreign governments, organizations under the jurisdiction of foreign governments, and international organizations are excluded for purposes of this solicitation since the objective of the CRP is to optimize research and development benefits from U.S. marine fishery resources.

Construction is not an allowable activity under this program. Therefore, applications will not be accepted for construction projects.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be received on Grants.gov by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on October 22, 2021 to be considered for funding. Please note: Validation or rejection of your application by Grants.gov may take up to 2 business days after submission. Please consider this process in developing your submission timeline.

Applicants should submit applications electronically through http://www.Grants.gov. Applicants should note that it can take between 3-5 business days or as long as 3 weeks to register with Grants.gov if all steps are not completed in a timely manner, and registration is required only once.

Unique Entity Identifier and System for Award Management (SAM): Applicants must have a Dun and Bradstreet Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number (http://www.dnb.com/) and be registered in the Systems for Award Management (SAM) (http://www.sam.gov/). Allow a minimum of thirty days to receive a DUNS number and to be registered in SAM. Applicants are strongly encouraged not to wait until the application deadline date to begin the application process through http://www.grants.gov.

View this opportunity on Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=335297

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

The standard application package is available at http://www.grants.gov. If you do not have internet access or if Grants.gov is inaccessible, contact Dax Ruiz, Federal Grants Program Manager, NOAA/NMFS/SERO; 263 13th Avenue, South, St. Petersburg, FL, 33701, Phone: (727) 824-5324, e-mail: Dax.Ruiz@noaa.gov

CFDA Number:

11.454

Funding or Pin Number:

NOAA-NMFS-SE-2022-2006998

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Florida;   Georgia;   Louisiana;   Mississippi;   North Carolina;   South Carolina;   Texas

USA Territories: Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)

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