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2014 Received Prescott Grant Proposals

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The nationwide solicitation period closed on October 7, 2013.

NOTE: The President's budget request did not include funding for the John H. Prescott Grant Program in FY2014. This is not a final funding decision, but a budget proposal to Congress. Congress makes the final funding decision when passing FY14 appropriation bills. NMFS accepted applications for the FY14 grant cycle to be prepared if Congress provides funding for FY14.


2014 Prescott Proposals Received

52 eligible proposals were received for the FY2014 funding cycle.

AK | CA | CT | DE | FL | GA | HI | IL | LA | MA | MD | ME | MS | NC | NJ | NY | OR | TX | VA | WA

State Applicant Project Title Federal Funding Requested
AK Seward Association for the Advancement of Marine Science Live Marine Mammal Response in Alaska: Rehabilitation & Readiness for Unusual Events 2014-2015 $99,720
AL MESC/Dauphin Island Sea Lab Building capacity for marine stranding response in Alabama and nearby waters of the nGOM $84,416
CA California Academy of Sciences Enhancing response and data collection from dead stranded marine mammals in northern California through complete necropsies including CT scans of Odontocetes. $99,994
CA California Wildlife Center Marine Mammal Stranding Response and Data Collection in northern Los Angeles and southern Ventura Counties, California $99,647
CA California Wildlife Center Marine Mammal Rehabilitation Facility Upgrades and Consistent Program Coverage $82,959
CA Channel Islands Cetacean Research Unit Establishment of a Cetacean Bio-Surveillance Program in Central and Southern California $82,150
CA MAR3INE (on behalf/Marine Mammal Care Center@Fort MacArthur Husbandry Enhancements at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur $95,450
CA MAR3INE (on behalf/Marine Mammal Care Center@Fort MacArthur Radiography Upgrade at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur $81,890
CA Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Enhanced cataloguing of bioaccumulative chemicals in stranded marine mammals to assess health impacts $99,717
CA The Regents of the University of California, Davis Diagnostic Testing Support for the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Network and Unusual Mortality Events $99,383
CA The Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz Relationships between contaminant exposure, foraging ecology, and habitat use in stranded and live captured California sea lions, a sentinel marine species $99,999
CA The Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz Enhanced Stranding Response and A New Response Partnership Between The Long Marine Lab and Moss Landing Stranding Networks $88,781
CT Sea Research Foundation, Inc. Support and Enhancement for the Marine Mammal Stranding Program at Sea Research Foundation's Mystic Aquarium $99,948
CT University of Connecticut Relationships between serum cytokines and infectious diseases in stranded harbor seals: a case-control study $99,000
DE Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Support comprehensive stranding response, data collection and analysis, and health assessment for stranded marine mammals in Delaware $49,203
FL Clearwater 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 $55,139
FL Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge Enhancement of marine mammal stranding response and necropsy capability in the Western Florida Panhandle $44,926
FL Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Northeast Florida Marine Mammal Stranding Network Response Enhancement $41,895
FL Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Florida Marine Mammal Stranding Network Coordination and Response in Southwest Florida $80,593
FL Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute Supporting marine mammal stranding response along the east coast of central Florida and enhancing first response throughout the southeastern United States $99,964
FL Mote Marine Laboratory Rapid detection, response, upgraded radiograph capabilities, and disentanglement efforts for stranded cetaceans in central west Florida $99,615
GA Georgia Aquarium, Inc. Provide for Specimen Preservation for Marine Mammal Stranding Cases within the Southeast United States region (SEUS) $10,045
HI Hawaii Pacific University Trouble in Paradise:Investigating Emerging Disease While Conducting Stranding Response in Hawaii and the Greater Pacific $100,000
HI The Marine Mammal Center Support for a Hawaiian monk seal rehabilitation program: an essential tool to enhance survival of critically endangered seals $99,448
IL Chicago Zoological Society Post-Release Monitoring of Injured or Stranded Cetaceans in the Southeastern U.S. $99,866
LA Audubon Nature Institute, Inc. Louisiana Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue Program (LMMSTRP): continued operations and response for live and dead marine mammal strandings $43,594
LA Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enhanced operations and rapid response for marine mammal strandings and rescues along the Louisiana Coast $99,923
MA International Fund for Animal Welfare,Inc. Enhancing Sample, Data Collection, And Analysis From Necropsied Stranded And By-caught Pinnipeds within Northeastern US waters: A Collaborative Approach $93,437
MA The New England Aquarium Corporation Enhancement of Level A, B & C Data Collected from Deceased Marine Mammals to Document Mortality Trends and Emerging Disease $57,652
MA National Marine Life Center, Inc. Construction of Dedicated Seal Rehabilitation Space in Massachusetts $100,000
MA National Marine Life Center, Inc. Expansion and Enhancements of Seal Rehabilitation in Massachusetts $99,863
MA National Marine Life Center, Inc. Diagnosis and Treatment of Otitis Media in Phocids $99,925
MD Maryland Department of Natural Resources Maryland DNR Marine Mammal Stranding Program - Response, Diagnostic Sample Analysis and Scientific Publication of the Twenty-Year Summary $58,804
MD The National Aquarium in Baltimore, Inc. Support for Basic Operations and Rehabilitation Care of Pinnipeds at the National Aquarium $16,905
ME College of the Atlantic Maintenance and Enhancement of the Marine Mammal Stranding Response Program (MMSRP) for the Mid-coast/Downeast Region of Maine, 2014-2015 $99,934
ME Marine Mammals of Maine Project On-Call: To provide proven timely support for operations, educational outreach, data collection and data sharing regarding stranded marine mammals in Mid-coast and Southern, Maine $83,878
ME University of New England Support for MARC Necropsy, Disease Surveillance, Diagnostics, and Data Management $100,000
MS Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, Inc. Stranding response, and data and tissue collection in Mississippi to support the Unusual Mortality Event and Deepwater Horizon oil spill investigations in the northern Gulf of Mexico $99,999
NC North Carolina Department of Environment & Natural Resources Marine Mammal Stranding Response in Central Coastal and Northern North Carolina $93,252
NC University of North Carolina at Wilmington Response to and Coordination of Marine Mammals Strandings in North Carolina $99,904
NJ Marine Mammal Stranding Center Enhanced Response and Data Collection Practices for Stranded Marine Mammals in the State of New Jersey $99,975
NY Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation Support for Facility Operation to Maintain Response, Treatment and Data Collection of Live and Dead Marine Mammals in New York State $100,000
OR Oregon State University Supporting and enhancing the Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network $99,978
OR Portland State University Restoring Comprehensive Response for the Northern Oregon/Southern Washington Marine Mammal Stranding Program (NOSWSP) $100,000
TX Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network Support for basic operational needs of the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network for the recovery and investigation of live and deceased marine mammal strandings $79,778
VA Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation, Inc. Supporting Expert Stranding Response, Rehabilitation, and Data Collection for Marine Mammals in Virginia $96,630
WA Progressive Animal Welfare Society, Inc. Advancement in Rehabilitative Care of Live Stranded Pinnipeds in the Southern Salish Sea: Treatment-Data Collection and Compilation, Water Quality, and Facility Upgrade $49,717
WA Makah Tribe Investigations of Marine Mammal Strandings on the Makah Indian Reservation 2014-2017 $85,320
WA The Whale Museum Stranding Response, Disease Surveillance and Spatial Analysis of Strandings in San Juan County, WA $64,365
WA Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Investigating causes of mortality and providing response to stranded marine mammals in Washington State $100,000
WA Whatcom Marine Mammal Stranding Network Request for Prescott Grant funds for the Whatcom Marine Mammal Stranding Network To support basic needs for response, treatment, and data collection from living and dead stranded marine mammals in Whatcom County, WA $98,016
WA Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Stranded Pinniped Rehabilitation Program in Washington State: treatment, facility improvements, training, diagnostic screening & data collection $37,800

Updated: September 15, 2014