RISA to Host Information Webinars for 2021 Funding Opportunities

CPO’s Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) Program will host three webinars to facilitate improved understanding of the Program and the 2021 Funding Opportunity. The webinars will review the basics of the two competitions and answer live questions from attendees. 

The RISA program, which supports the development of knowledge, expertise, and abilities of decision makers to plan and prepare for climate variability and change, is seeking applications for two competitions in FY21:

1) a competition for regional RISA teams in nine U.S. regions, and

2) a competition for collaborative planning activities in the Southeast and U.S. Caribbean.

Prior to submitting applications, investigators are highly encouraged to learn more about the RISA program. 

On November 24, 2020, RISA will host two webinar sessions for Competition 1, Part A and Competition 2 before the Letter of Intent deadline. These will introduce the basics of the competitions as described in the Notice of Funding Opportunity. Program managers will be available to answer live questions from the attendees. The event will be recorded and posted online.

On January 12, 2021, RISA will host a second webinar for Competition 1, Part B after letters of intent have been reviewed. RISA anticipates that applicants will have more questions as they begin writing their full RISA team proposals. Program managers will again be available to answer questions during this critical phase of proposal development. 


Webinar details:


RISA 2021 Funding Opportunity - Competition 1, Part A

When: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 3:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM PT.

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5928011854615287053

Note: Part A will cover topics most relevant for the letter of intent phase.


RISA 2021 Funding Opportunity - Competition 2

When: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 10:00 AM ET.

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4551930171499858189


RISA 2021 Funding Opportunity - Competition 1, Part B

When: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 3:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM PT.

Register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8671226295707133197

Note: Part B will cover topics most relevant for the full application phase.


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