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2014 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

StateApplicantProject TitleFederal Funding Requested
AKSeward Association for the Advancement of Marine ScienceLive Marine Mammal Response in Alaska: Rehabilitation & Readiness for Unusual Events 2014-2015$99,720
ALMESC/Dauphin Island Sea LabBuilding capacity for marine stranding response in Alabama and nearby waters of the nGOM$84,416
CACalifornia Academy of SciencesEnhancing response and data collection from dead stranded marine mammals in northern California through complete necropsies including CT scans of Odontocetes.$99,994
CACalifornia Wildlife CenterMarine Mammal Stranding Response and Data Collection in northern Los Angeles and southern Ventura Counties, California$99,647
CACalifornia Wildlife CenterMarine Mammal Rehabilitation Facility Upgrades and Consistent Program Coverage$82,959
CAChannel Islands Cetacean Research UnitEstablishment of a Cetacean Bio-Surveillance Program in Central and Southern California$82,150
CAMAR3INE (on behalf/Marine Mammal Care Center@Fort MacArthurHusbandry Enhancements at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur$95,450
CAMAR3INE (on behalf/Marine Mammal Care Center@Fort MacArthurRadiography Upgrade at the Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur$81,890
CASouthern California Coastal Water Research ProjectEnhanced cataloguing of bioaccumulative chemicals in stranded marine mammals to assess health impacts$99,717
CAThe Regents of the University of California, DavisDiagnostic Testing Support for the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Network and Unusual Mortality Events$99,383
CAThe Regents of the University of California, Santa CruzRelationships between contaminant exposure, foraging ecology, and habitat use in stranded and live captured California sea lions, a sentinel marine species$99,999
CAThe Regents of the University of California, Santa CruzEnhanced Stranding Response and A New Response Partnership Between The Long Marine Lab and Moss Landing Stranding Networks$88,781
CTSea Research Foundation, Inc.Support and Enhancement for the Marine Mammal Stranding Program at Sea Research Foundation's Mystic Aquarium$99,948
CTUniversity of ConnecticutRelationships between serum cytokines and infectious diseases in stranded harbor seals: a case-control study$99,000
DEDepartment of Natural Resources and Environmental ControlSupport comprehensive stranding response, data collection and analysis, and health assessment for stranded marine mammals in Delaware$49,203
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$55,139
FLEmerald Coast Wildlife RefugeEnhancement of marine mammal stranding response and necropsy capability in the Western Florida Panhandle$44,926
FLFlorida Fish & Wildlife Conservation CommissionNortheast Florida Marine Mammal Stranding Network Response Enhancement$41,895
FLFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation CommissionFlorida Marine Mammal Stranding Network Coordination and Response in Southwest Florida$80,593
FLHubbs-SeaWorld Research InstituteSupporting marine mammal stranding response along the east coast of central Florida and enhancing first response throughout the southeastern United States$99,964
FLMote Marine LaboratoryRapid detection, response, upgraded radiograph capabilities, and disentanglement efforts for stranded cetaceans in central west Florida$99,615
GAGeorgia Aquarium, Inc.Provide for Specimen Preservation for Marine Mammal Stranding Cases within the Southeast United States region (SEUS)$10,045
HIHawaii Pacific UniversityTrouble in Paradise:Investigating Emerging Disease While Conducting Stranding Response in Hawaii and the Greater Pacific$100,000
HIThe Marine Mammal CenterSupport for a Hawaiian monk seal rehabilitation program: an essential tool to enhance survival of critically endangered seals$99,448
ILChicago Zoological SocietyPost-Release Monitoring of Injured or Stranded Cetaceans in the Southeastern U.S.$99,866
LAAudubon 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
LALouisiana Department of Wildlife and FisheriesEnhanced operations and rapid response for marine mammal strandings and rescues along the Louisiana Coast$99,923
MAInternational 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
MAThe New England Aquarium CorporationEnhancement of Level A, B & C Data Collected from Deceased Marine Mammals to Document Mortality Trends and Emerging Disease$57,652
MANational Marine Life Center, Inc.Construction of Dedicated Seal Rehabilitation Space in Massachusetts$100,000
MANational Marine Life Center, Inc.Expansion and Enhancements of Seal Rehabilitation in Massachusetts$99,863
MANational Marine Life Center, Inc.Diagnosis and Treatment of Otitis Media in Phocids$99,925
MDMaryland Department of Natural ResourcesMaryland DNR Marine Mammal Stranding Program - Response, Diagnostic Sample Analysis and Scientific Publication of the Twenty-Year Summary$58,804
MDThe National Aquarium in Baltimore, Inc.Support for Basic Operations and Rehabilitation Care of Pinnipeds at the National Aquarium$16,905
MECollege of the AtlanticMaintenance and Enhancement of the Marine Mammal Stranding Response Program (MMSRP) for the Mid-coast/Downeast Region of Maine, 2014-2015$99,934
MEMarine Mammals of MaineProject 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
MEUniversity of New EnglandSupport for MARC Necropsy, Disease Surveillance, Diagnostics, and Data Management$100,000
MSInstitute 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
NCNorth Carolina Department of Environment & Natural ResourcesMarine Mammal Stranding Response in Central Coastal and Northern North Carolina$93,252
NCUniversity of North Carolina at WilmingtonResponse to and Coordination of Marine Mammals Strandings in North Carolina$99,904
NJMarine Mammal Stranding CenterEnhanced Response and Data Collection Practices for Stranded Marine Mammals in the State of New Jersey$99,975
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$100,000
OROregon State UniversitySupporting and enhancing the Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network$99,978
ORPortland State UniversityRestoring Comprehensive Response for the Northern Oregon/Southern Washington Marine Mammal Stranding Program (NOSWSP)$100,000
TXTexas Marine Mammal Stranding NetworkSupport 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
VAVirginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation, Inc.Supporting Expert Stranding Response, Rehabilitation, and Data Collection for Marine Mammals in Virginia$96,630
WAProgressive 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
WAMakah TribeInvestigations of Marine Mammal Strandings on the Makah Indian Reservation 2014-2017$85,320
WAThe Whale MuseumStranding Response, Disease Surveillance and Spatial Analysis of Strandings in San Juan County, WA$64,365
WAWashington Department of Fish and WildlifeInvestigating causes of mortality and providing response to stranded marine mammals in Washington State$100,000
WAWhatcom Marine Mammal Stranding NetworkRequest 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
WAWolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation CenterStranded Pinniped Rehabilitation Program in Washington State: treatment, facility improvements, training, diagnostic screening & data collection$37,800

Updated: October 31, 2013