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NOAA Marine Debris Prevention Through Education & Outreach Grant
January 15, 2015
FY2015 NOAA MARINE DEBRIS PREVENTION THROUGH EDUCATION and OUTREACH GRANTS. Through this grant, the NOAA MDP seeks to fund projects that will lead to the prevention of marine debris in marine and coastal environments through the implementation of dedicated education and outreach activities. Projects awarded through this grant competition are expected to educate the public about marine debris through activities including, but not limited to: Encouraging changes in behavior to address marine debris; Developing, using, and disseminating tools, products, and campaigns to improve efforts to address marine debris; and, Engaging the public in active, personal participation (e.g. a small-scale shoreline cleanup with students or other hands-on activities, etc.). While the anticipated range of federal funding available per award is approximately $20,000 to $100,000, projects typically receive between $30,000 and $60,000. Eligible applicants include: U.S. institutions of higher education, non-profit organizations, commercial (for-profit) organizations, and state, local and tribal governments. Applications from federal agencies or employees of federal agencies will not be considered. International organizations are not eligible. For more information, go to http://www.grants.gov/web/