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2012 Prescott Grant Proposals

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FY2012 Full Funding Opportunity (FFO) [pdf]
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2012 Prescott Proposals Funded

For FY2012, 39 competitive Prescott Grants were awarded totaling $3,449,166.

State Applicant Project Title Award Number Federal Funding
AK Seward Association for the Advancement of Marine Science Basic Operations and Medical Care of Rehabilitation Patients 2012-13 NA12NMF4390164 $99,710
AK University of Alaska Anchorage Strengthening Alaska's Marine Mammal Stranding Program through Improved Level B and C Reporting NA12NMF4390162 $99,711
CA California Academy of Sciences Improving staff and volunteer qualifications in order to enhance response and data collection from dead stranded marine mammals in northern California NA12NMF4390132 $100,000
CA Channel Islands Marine and Wildlife Institute Basic Enhancement Needs for Response, Treatment and Data Collection from Living and Dead Stranded Marine Mammals through Staff Support - Stranding Operations & Animal Care Manager NA12NMF4390155 $96,200
CA Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur Infrastructure Enhancement at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur NA12NMF4390134 $50,700
CA Pacific Marine Mammal Center Enhance Professional Veterinary Care for Marine Mammal Patients NA12NMF4390154 $99,600
CA The Marine Mammal Center Augmentation of ante mortem and post mortem diagnostics, treatment and advanced processes training at The Marine Mammal Center NA12NMF4390131 $98,341
CA The Regents of the University of California, Davis Diagnostic Testing Support for the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Network NA12NMF4390130 $95,614
CA The Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz Continued Prescott Program Enhancement of Stranding Response at University of California Santa Cruz Long Marine Lab NA12NMF4390133 $87,870
CO Colorado State University Estimation of prevalence and optimization of diagnostic strategies for Coxiella burnetii in Pacific marine mammals NA12NMF4390157 $100,000
CT Sea Research Foundation, Inc. Support and Enhancement for the Marine Mammal Stranding Program at Sea Research Foundations Mystic Aquarium NA12NMF4390160 $95,431
CT University of Connecticut The role of harmful algal blooms on bottlenose dolphin health: Relationships among biotoxins, eosinophils and immune functions NA12NMF4390161 $70,673
FL Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Level 1 and Level 2 Necropsy Training for Increasing Quality of Level A, B, and C Data Collection by the Southeast Cetacean Stranding Network NA12NMF4390140 $99,999
FL Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute Enhancing marine mammal stranding response along the east coast of central Florida and increasing comprehensive and consistent guidance for public and network response. NA12NMF4390139 $99,996
FL Mote Marine Laboratory Rapid detection and response to cetacean mortalities, capacity building for large whale response, and post-release monitoring for rehabilitated animals in central west Florida NA12NMF4390138 $99,080
FL University of Florida Viral respiratory disease in stranded marine mammals and potential anthroponotic or domestic animal origin NA12NMF4390156 $100,000
HI Hawaii Pacific University Enhancing Cetacean Stranding Response in Hawaii and the Greater Pacific NA12NMF4390125 $98,312
IL Chicago Zoological Society Dolphin Interventions in the Northeastern Gulf of Mexico NA12NMF4390152 $99,996
LA Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Louisiana Prescott Grant Program NA12NMF4390158 $98,980
MA International Fund for Animal Welfare From Health to Hearing: Enhancing Stranding Response, Diagnostics, and Data Collection on Cape Cod, MA NA12NMF4390142 $85,148
MA Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 2012 Pathophysiology of Bubbles in Stranded Odontocetes NA12NMF4390144 $99,823
MD Maryland Department of Natural Resources Marine Mammal Stranding Event Response and Analysis in Maryland NA12NMF4390149 $52,459
MD National Aquarium in Baltimore, Inc. Implementation of a Cooperative Marine Mammal Outreach Program NA12NMF4390153 $34,660
ME College of the Atlantic Maintenance and Enhancement of the Marine Mammal Stranding Response Program (MMSRP) for the Mid-coast/Downeast Region of Maine, 2012-2013 NA12NMF4390135 $79,995
ME University Of New England Rehabilitation Support and Compost Facility Expansion NA12NMF4390163 $96,398
NC North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources Continued Stranding Response in Central and Northern North Carolina through the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries NA12NMF4390165 $99,997
NC North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources Building Consistent Quality Response to Stranded Marine Mammals in Northern NC NA12NMF4390151 $68,840
NC University of North Carolina Wilmington Providing Necropsy Training Workshops for the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic and Stranding Response for North Carolina NA12NMF4390136 $98,765
NJ Marine Mammal Stranding Center Operational support for the response, treatment, and data collection from living and dead stranded marine mammals, with emphasis on the harbor porpoise take reduction plan NA12NMF4390148 $98,055
NY Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation Support for Facility Operations Relating to the Recovery, Treatment and Data Collection from Living and Dead Stranded Marine Mammals in New York State. NA12NMF4390146 $100,000
OR Oregon State University Enhancing the capabilities of the Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network NA12NMF4390127 $100,000
OR Portland State University Stranding Response, Data Collection to Document Trends in Disease and Human Interaction and Improvement of Capacity for Response by the Northern Oregon/Southern Washington Marine Mammal Stranding Program NA12NMF4390124 $99,954
SC Coastal Carolina University The South Carolina Marine Mammal Stranding Network: Stranding Response, Necropsies, and Sample Analysis NA12NMF4390147 $79,585
TX Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network Aid of Operations and Increased Capability for Education, Response, Treatment, and Data Collection from Living and Dead Marine Mammals Stranded Along the Texas Coast. NA12NMF4390141 $100,000
VA Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation, Inc. Supporting Expert Response to Stranded Marine Mammals in Virginia and Beyond in 2013 NA12NMF4390150 $99,394
WA Port Townsend Marine Science Society Marine Mammal Strandings In East Jefferson County, Washington: Support for Network Response, Post-mortem Examinations, and Public Communication NA12NMF4390159 $44,768
WA The Whale Museum Stranding Response and Disease Surveillance in San Juan County, WA NA12NMF4390137 $84,112
WA Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Enhanced response to stranded marine mammals and investigating causes of mortality in Washington waters by WDFW NA12NMF4390143 $100,000
WA Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Stranded Pinniped Rehabilitation Program in Washington State: treatment, facility improvements, training, tissue & data collection NA12NMF4390126 $37,000

Updated: August 31, 2012

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