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The Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program


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Contact: Daniel Namur
NOAA Fisheries S-K Program Manager 

Telephone: (301) 427-8730
Email: dan.namur@noaa.gov

August 11, 2017

NOAA Fisheries is pleased to announce the 2018 Saltonstall-Kennedy (SK) Grant competition is currently open. 

This year's solicitation consists of 2 separate submission processes. All interested applicants must submit a 2 page Pre-Proposal to the FFO posted at www.Grants.gov found here.  Applicants interested in submitting a full application after the pre-proposal review process must submit the full application through www.grants.gov.

Please note that under this one Full Funding Opportunity there are two (2) competition links.  Please be sure to submit your pre-proposals to the “PRE PROPOSALS FY18 Saltonstall Kennedy” link within the dates specified in this FFO.  Please be sure to submit your FULL Proposals to the “FULL Proposals FY18 Saltonstall Kennedy” link prior to the date specified in this FFO. Be sure to read the FFO and follow the directions closely.

The goal of the SK program is to fund projects that address the needs of fishing communities, optimize economic benefits by building and maintaining sustainable fisheries, and increase other opportunities to keep working waterfronts viable. The FY18 solicitation seeks applications that fall into one of four priorities:

Free Webinar and Training

In an effort to assist all potential applicants, NOAA Fisheries conducted a free informational webinar. This presentation, provided by the National Saltonstall-Kennedy Program Manager in conjunction with Regional S-K Managers, is now available online (see below).

View the presentation and transcript.

The training included but is not limited to:

Established in 1954, the Saltonstall-Kennedy grants program is designed to address the needs of fishing communities, improve the economy by building and maintaining sustainable fisheries, and increase other opportunities to keep working waterfronts viable.

The intent of this webinar is to inform all potential applicants and encourage the submission of pre-proposals for consideration by the S-K program.

For more information, please contact the National S-K Manager, Daniel Namur at dan.namur@noaa.gov, or any of the Regional Managers listed in the FFO.