Aquaculture Program Grants

What is the aim of the Aquaculture Program Grants?

The grants program aims to push the development of commercially feasible technology for high-value marine finfish in the United States. The ultimate goal of the Hawaiian Fisheries Development project is to increase the availability of marine finfish for aquaculture and stock enhancement purposed in the U.S., with the secondary goal of promoting the development of a sustainable commercial aquaculture industry for high-value species.

Who are eligible to apply for the Aquaculture Program Grants?

Private nonprofit institution operating for scientific purposes may apply for the grant.

How to apply for the Aquaculture Program Grants?

The OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. Proposals for the Aquaculture Program Grants are submitted through Grants.Gov.

Applicants will need to enter the Funding Opportunity Number and/or CFDA number to access the application package and instructions. Application package will then be submitted directly to the (Name of your Office – Example Coastal Services Center).Proposals for the Aquaculture Program Grants are subject to the requirements of 15 CFR Parts 14 and 24, as applicable.Projects approved for funding will be submitted to the NOAA Grants Office for review and approval.

Proposals for the Aquaculture Program Grants are selected from several sources:

Unsolicited proposals; special solicitations in the Federal Register or Commerce
Business Daily; or Congressionally-mandated projects. Regardless of source, proposals must undergo rigorous technical review and comply with all OMB, DOC, and NOAA grants policies and procedures.

The Average grants award is $654,000 per year.

Where to Apply for the Aquaculture Program Grants?

Pacific Island Fisheries Science Center:

Bruce Mundy, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, 2570 Dole Street, Honolulu, HI 96822.
Telephone: (808) 983-5374.
Fax: (808) 983-2902.
E-mail: Bruce.Mundy@noaa.gov.
Web Site Address
http://www.pifsc.noaa.gov.

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