Saltonstall-Kennedy 2018 Grants Open


August 14, 2017 — The 2018 Saltonstall-Kennedy (SK) Grant competition is currently open.

This year’s solicitation consists of two separate submission processes. All interested applicants must submit a 2 page Pre-Proposal to the Federal Funding Opportunity posted at under FFO# NOAA-NMFS-FHQ-2018-2005332.

Applicants must submit a complete and timely pre-proposal and meet all requirements to submit a full proposal.

Applicants interested in submitting a full application after the pre-proposal review process must submit the full application also through under the same FFO # listed above.

Please note that under this one Federal Funding Opportunity there are two competition links.

• Please be sure to submit your pre-proposals to the “PRE PROPOSALS FY18 Saltonstall Kennedy” link by October 10, 2017.

• Please be sure to submit your FULL Proposals to the “FULL Proposals FY18 Saltonstall Kennedy” link by January 8, 2018. 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:

• Marine Aquaculture

• Adapting to Environmental Changes and Other Long Term Impacts in Marine Ecosystem

• Promotion, Development, and Marketing

• Territorial Science