Sunday, May 28, 2017

NOAA’s Climate Program Office Announces FY18 Federal Funding Opportunities

CPO supports competitive research through three major program areas: Ocean Observing and Monitoring (OOM); Earth System Science and Modeling (ESSM); and Climate and Societal Interactions (CSI). Through this Announcement, CPO’s activities are seeking applications for seven individual competitions in FY 2018.Prior to submitting applications, investigators are highly encouraged to learn more about CPO and its programs, as well as specific program priorities for FY 2018.

This information, along with the names and contact information of relevant Competition Managers, is provided in information sheets that can be found at: cpo.noaa.gov/ffo

In FY 2018, approximately $8 million is anticipated to be available for approximately 90 new awards pending budget appropriations. It is anticipated that most awards will be at a funding level between $50,000 and $300,000 per year with exceptions for larger awards, depending on the program. Federal funding for FY 2019 may be used to fund some awards submitted under this Federal Funding Opportunity.

Current or previous grantees are eligible to apply for a new award that builds on, but does not replicate, activities covered in existing or previous awards. Current grantees should not apply for supplementary funding through this announcement.

Investigators: please review cpo.noaa.gov/ffo for more detailed information and instructions prior to submitting applications.

 

General Information

CPO manages competitive research programs through which NOAA funds high-priority climate science, assessments, decision support research, outreach, education, and capacity building activities designed to advance the understanding of Earth’s climate system and to foster the application for of this knowledge to enable effective decisions. CPO supports research that is conducted across the United States and internationally. CPO also provides strategic guidance for the agency’s climate science and services programs and supports NOAA’s contributions to the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) and its National Climate Assessment and similar international endeavors.

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