Program Funding Opportunities
Woods Hole Sea Grant Program Development Funds
Small projects focused on:
- Research or proof-of-concept;
- Diversity, equity, inclusion and justice (DEIJ);
- Extension, education, communications;
- Graduate student support;
- Workshops or conferences.
Supporting Seafood-related Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 - CLOSED
The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) is accepting applications for the 2021 Massachusetts Seafood Marketing Grant Program. This year, the Seafood Marketing Grant Program is partially funded by Woods Hole Sea Grant (WHSG), enabling a total of $150,000 to be awarded to projects supporting the seafood industry which has been so negatively affected by COVID-19. DEADLINE was October 15, 2021.
COVID-19 Response Funding for Municipal Shellfish Programs and Industry Support Program - CLOSED
As part of National Sea Grant funding programs, MIT Sea Grant (MITSG) and Woods Hole Sea Grant (WHSG), in partnership with Cape Cod Cooperative Extension (CCCE), are sponsoring a COVID-19 Response Funding program to support municipal shellfish programs and the local shellfishing and aquaculture industries. A total of approximately $90,000 is available for funding. Each proposal may request up to $10,000. The timeline for project execution is Fall 2021 to June 30, 2022. Deadline was October 15, 2021
The Northeast Sea Grant Consortium seeks proposals to catalyze social science and technology research for ocean renewable energy planning in the Northeast, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office and Water Power Technologies Office, and NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center.
Over $1 million in funding is available to support projects that improve understanding of offshore renewable energy interactions with fishing and coastal communities.
*Note: Only those who submitted a pre-proposal by Feb. 19, 2021 are eligible to submit a full proposal.
Approximately $1 million will be available to support 5-10 research projects during the two-year funding period. Click here for details.
National Funding Opportunities
2022 Aquaculture Funding Opportunities - CLOSED
* All proposals to this competition must be submitted by a Sea Grant program. If you are interested in collaborating on a proposal with Woods Hole Sea Grant, please reach out to Jennie Rheuban (firstname.lastname@example.org) to discuss project ideas.
Marine Finfish Aquaculture: Juvenile Production Technologies
NOAA-OAR-SG-2022-2007054 (click for Notice of Funding Opportunity)
- Notices of intent to submit are due November 9, 2021 (see formal announcement for details).
- Full proposals are due January 27, 2022 (see formal announcement for details).
Informational webinar on October 15, 2021 at 2 p.m. ET (Link to join webinar here)
Early Stage Propagation Strategies for Aquaculture Species
- Notices of intent to submit are due November 16, 2021 (see formal announcement for details).
- Full proposals are due February 3, 2022 (see formal announcement for details).
- Informational webinar on October 15, 2021 at 3 p.m. ET (Link to join webinar here)