Applied Meteorological Research Grant

What is the aim of the Applied Meteorological Research Grant?

Through the Collaborative Science, Technology, and Applied Research (CSTAR) program, the grant provides funding to the university community for highly collaborative applied research hydro-meteorological activities to create a cost-effective transition from basic and applied research to operations and services.

The Remote Community Alert Systems (ALERT) Program represents an effort to provide for outdoor alerting technologies in remote communities which are not serviced by commercial mobile carriers. This way residents of remote communities will be able to receive emergency messages.

Who are Eligible to Apply for the Applied Meteorological Research Grant?

Colleges and universities across the United States with interests in atmospheric and related sciences may apply for the grant.

How to Apply for the Applied Meteorological Research Grant?

Proposals for new cooperative agreements are solicited with an announcement in the Federal Register or at These announcements include specific information needed for for proposal submission. All proposals for the Applied Meteorological Research Grants are subject to the requirements of OMB Circular Nos. A-21 and A-110.

The standard Form 424 series, certification, and other related forms must accompany formal proposals for this grant.

Where to Apply for the Applied Meteorological Research Grant?

Applications will be submitted through the program manager to the NOAA Grants Management Division for review and approval. The Department of Commerce will review all projects before an award is executed by the NOAA Grants Officer. Awards are selected by the program office and are made on the basis of proposal evaluations and technical and administrative reviews.

For more information on the Applied Meteorological Research Grant, contact:

Samuel Contorno CSTAR and MSI Program
1325 East-West Highway
SSMC2, Room 15326
Mailcode W/OST12

ALERT Program Craig Hodan 1325 East-West Highway SSMC2, Room 3348, Mailcode W/OPS17 Silver Spring, MD 20910.
Telephone: (301) 713-9480 x187.
Phone: 301-713-557 x150
Web Site Address:

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