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2013 Prescott Grant Proposals

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The nationwide solicitation period closed on October 3, 2012.

NOTE: The President's FY13 budget request did not include funding for the John H. Prescott Grant Program in FY2013. This is not a final funding decision, but a budget proposal to Congress. Congress makes the final funding decision when passing FY13 appropriation bills. NMFS accepted applications for the FY13 grant cycle to be prepared if Congress provides funding for FY13. See our briefing for the stranding network for more information on the FY13 budget proposal and Prescott Grant Program [pdf].

2013 Prescott Proposals Received

60 eligible proposals were received for the FY2013 funding cycle.

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StateApplicantProject TitleFederal Funding Requested
AKAleut Community of St. Paul IslandAleut Community of St. Paul Island Northern Fur Seal Entanglement Debris Workshop and Analysis
AKNorth Slope BoroughEnhanced Stranded Marine Mammal Response in Northern Alaska
AKNorth Slope BoroughCapacity Building for Large Cetacean Stranding Response in Northern Alaska
AKAlaska SeaLife CenterBasic Operations and Medical Care of Rehabilitation Patients 2013-2015
AKAlaska SeaLife CenterAlaska Region Stranding Network Enhancement 2013-2015
CACalifornia Academy of SciencesExpanding response to and data collection from dead stranded marine mammals in northern California, specifically in Sonoma County
CACalifornia Wildlife CenterMarine Mammal Stranding Response and Data Collection in northern Los Angeles and southern Ventura Counties, California
CAChannel Islands Marine and Wildlife InstituteBasic Enhancement Needs for Response, Treatment and Data Collection from Living and Dead Stranded Marine Mammals through Staff Support- Stranding Operations & Animal Care Manager
CAHumboldt State University Sponsored Programs FoundationEnhancing Humboldt State University's Ability to Respond to Marine Mammal Strandings
CAMAR3INE (on behalf of Marine Mammal Care Center/Ft MacArthur)Husbandry Enhancements at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur
CAMAR3INE (on behalf of Marine Mammal Care Center/Ft MacArthur)Standards Initiative at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur
CANorthcoast Marine Mammal CenterBasic Operational Needs for Stranding Response, Health Assessment, Rehabilitation, and Data Collection of Stranded Marine Mammals in Northern California (Humboldt and Del Norte Counties)
CANational Marine Mammal FoundationCharacterization of Stress Hormones in Stranded Cetaceans of the Northeast Coast
CASan Jose State University Research FoundationEnhancing the Response to Marine Mammal Stranding by Moss Landing Marine Laboratories in Central California
CASanta Barbara Museum Of Natural HistoryEnhancement of Cetacean Bio-Monitoring in Central and Southern California
CAThe Regents of the University of California, Santa CruzEnhanced Stranding Response and Expansion of the Marine Mammal Anatomy and Pathology Library (MMAPL) at U.C. Santa Cruz
CTSea Research Foundation, Inc.Support and Enhancement for the Marine Mammal Stranding Program at Sea Research Foundation's Mystic Aquarium, including a Regional Brucella Testing Program
CTUniversity of ConnecticutImmunomodulatory Effects of Domoic Acid and Saxitoxin in Harp, Harbor, and Grey Seals of the NE US Upon Invitro Exposure
CTUniversity of ConnecticutRelationships between Serum Cytokines and Infectious Diseases in Stranded Harbor Seals: A Case-Control Study
DEDepartment of Natural Resources and Environmental ControlSupport Comprehensive Stranding Response, Data Collection and Analysis, and Health Assessment for Stranded Marine Mammals in Delaware
FLClearwater Marine Aquarium, Inc.Enhancing the Infrastructure of the Stranding and Critical Care Functions through the Acquisition of Staffing and Equipment to Conduct Rapid Necropsies on Cetaceans in High Priority Areas
FLEmerald Coast Wildlife RefugeEnhancement of Marine Mammal Stranding Response and Necropsy Capability in the Western Florida Panhandle
FLFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation CommissionFlorida Marine Mammal Stranding Network Coordination and Response to Live, Dead, and Entangled Cetaceans in Southwest Florida
FLHubbs-SeaWorld Research InstituteSupporting Marine Mammal Stranding Response along the East Coast of Florida and Continuing Comprehensive Guidance for Public and Network Response
FLMote Marine LaboratoryRapid Detection, Response, Enhanced Diagnostics and Disentanglement Efforts for Stranded Cetaceans in Central West Florida
FLMote Marine LaboratoryUpgraded Radiograph Machine and Operational Support for Mote Marine Laboratory's Dolphin and Whale Hospital
FLUniversity of Central FloridaAssessing Stock Structure of Northern Gulf of Mexico Bottlenose Dolphins Using Stable Isotope Signature and Fatty Acid Signature Analysis
HIHawaii Pacific UniversityTrouble In Paradise: Investigating Emerging Disease While Conducting Stranding Response In Hawaii and The Greater Pacific
HIThe Marine Mammal CenterSupport for a Hawaiian Monk Seal Health Care Facility: A Critical Tool to Enhance Survival of Critically Endangered Seals
ILChicago Zoological SocietyPost-Release Monitoring of Injured or Stranded Cetaceans in the Southeastern U.S.
LALouisiana Department of Wildlife and FisheriesLouisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Stranding program: continued program operations and response for live and dead strandings while increasing Level A, B, and C data collection and samples
MAInternational Fund for Animal WelfareIncreasing Data Sharing and Publication Capabilities through Improved Database Design and Data Entry
MAInternational Fund for Animal WelfareImproved Stranding Response and Data Collection through Collaboration
MANational Marine Life Center, Inc.Construction of Dedicated Seal Rehabilitation Housing
MAThe New England Aquarium CorporationEnhancement of Level A, B and C data collected from deceased marine mammals to document mortality trends and identify emerging diseases
MAWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution2013 Unmanned Aerial Survey of Mass Strandings and Entanglements
MDNational Aquarium in Baltimore, Inc.Expanding Veterinary Coverage and Training to Enhance Capabilities of the Maryland Marine Mammal Stranding Network
MECollege of the AtlanticMaintenance and Enhancement of the Marine Mammal Stranding Response Program (MMSRP) for the Mid-coast/ Downeast Region of Maine, 2013-2014
MEMarine Mammals of MaineBuild Response Operations, Outreach and Data Collection from Stranded Marine Mammals
MEUniversity of New EnglandRehabilitation Support and Diagnostic Enhancement at UNE/ MARC
NCNorth Carolina Department of Environment & Natural ResourcesEnhanced Marine Mammal Stranding Response in Central and Northern North Carolina through the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries
NCNorth Carolina Department of Environment & Natural ResourcesElevating Quality Response to Stranded Marine Mammals in Northern NC through a Local Approach
NCUniversity of North Carolina WilmingtonEnhanced Response to and Coordination of Marine Mammal Strandings in North Carolina
NJMarine Mammal Stranding CenterMarine Mammal Support and Outreach Program at MMSC
NYRiverhead Foundation for Marine Research and PreservationSupport for Facility Operation to Maintain Response, Treatment and Data Collection of Live and Dead Marine Mammals in New York State
NYRiverhead Foundation for Marine Research and PreservationContinued Support for the Development and Deployment of the Specially Trained Animal Response Team (S.T.A.R.T)
OROregon State UniversityOregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network
ORPortland State UniversityMonitoring Human Interaction and Disease in the Northern Oregon/ Southern Washington Marine Mammal Stranding Program
PRPuerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental ResourcesImprovement of Necropsy Facilities
SCCoastal Carolina UniversityThe South Carolina Marine Mammal Stranding Network: Stranding Response, Gross Anatomy, and Tissue Analysis
TXTexas A&M University Corpus ChristiEstimating Cardiac Myopathy from ECG Data in Stranded Common Dolphins
TXTexas Marine Mammal Stranding NetworkSupport for Operational and Enhancement Needs of the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network for the Recovery and Investigation of Live and Decease Marine Mammal Strandings
VAVirginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation, Inc.Expert Marine Mammal Stranding Response, Rehabilitation and Data Collection in Virginia and Beyond, 2014
WACascadia Research CollectiveMarine Mammal Stranding Response in Puget Sound and Washington Outer Coast, and for Large Cetaceans throughout Washington State, 2013-2016
WAFeiro Marine Life CenterThe Juan de Fuca Marine Mammal Stranding Network (JdF MMSN) : Response and Volunteer Training
WAMakah TribeInvestigations of Marine Mammal Strandings on the Makah Indian Reservation 2013-2015
WAOrca NetworkEnhanced Stranding Response, Post-Mortem Examination, and Diagnostics of Stranded Marine Mammals in Central Puget Sound, Washington
WAThe Whale MuseumStranding Response and Disease Surveillance in San Juan County, WA
WAWashington Department of Fish and WildlifeEnhanced Response to Stranded Marine Mammals and Investigating Causes of Mortality in Washington Waters by WDFW
WAWhatcom Marine Mammal Stranding NetworkWMMSN to Support Basic Needs for Response, Treatment, and Data Collection from Living and Dead Stranded Marine Mammals in Whatcom County, WA

Updated: June 25, 2013