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Gulf of Mexico Oyster Aquaculture Small Grants Funding Opportunity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 4, 2016

Gulf of Mexico Oyster Aquaculture Small Grants Funding Opportunity

The Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission is requesting proposals to address the technical and regulatory opportunities and challenges of oyster farming in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico region.  

The Commission is making $375,000 available for the funding period of January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017.  Individual proposals should not exceed $75,000.  Any investigator seeking support for this period must submit, as a single file, an electronic proposal by e-mail no later than 5:00 p.m. CST on Thursday, September 1, 2016

The Request for Proposals (RFP) is available on the Commission homepage at http://www.gsmfc.org/ or directly through the link at http://www.gsmfc.org/pubs/IJF/Oyster/Aquaculture_RFP.pdf.  Please see the RFP for complete proposal details, qualifying requirements, and submission instructions.

For more information, contact Steve VanderKooy at the Commission office.

 

Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission

2404 Government Street

Ocean Springs, MS 39564

(228) 875-5912

http://www.gsmfc.org