Funding Opportunity for Climate Science

Event Type: 
Funding Deadlines
When: 
17 June 2014
Where: 
Online at https://nccwsc.usgs.gov/ResearchFunds

​​Seven of the eight U.S. Department of the Interior Climate Science Centers (Alaska, North Central, Northeast, Pacific Islands, South Central, Southeast and Southwest) and the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center (NCCWSC) are seeking Statements of Interest (SOIs) and Proposals for funding in Fiscal Year 2015. Projects are invited that support CSC/NCCWSC science priorities as described in the guidance document below. Deadline for Statements of Interest is June 17, 2014. View the full funding opportunity announcement HERE: https://nccwsc.usgs.gov/ResearchFunds.

WHO:
Only the following may submit proposals in response to this Funding Opportunity:

  • Institutions that are either Host Institutions or Consortium Members for the requesting DOI Climate Science Center (exceptions are made for (1) projects spanning multiple CSC regions and (2) NCCWSC-sponsored projects) and
  • USGS centers, field stations, laboratories, Cooperative Research Units, etc.

Each proposal must have a Principal Investigator (PI) from an eligible institution. Parties from other organizations (Federal, State, Tribal, or other) can participate and receive funds via sub-award from the Principal Investigator but the proposal submitter and PI must be from an eligible applicant, as described above. Non-eligible applicants are encouraged to establish working partnerships with one of the recognized eligible applicants to seek participation as part of a project lead by a CSC/university consortium member or USGS facility.

WHEN:
Deadline for submission of Statements of Interest……………………….June 17, 2014
Applicants Notified and Full Proposals Requested………………………..August 1, 2014
Deadline for Invited Full Proposals………………………………………….October 10, 2014
Applicants Notified of Intent to Award………….………….…………………December 15, 2014

For full details about the submission and evaluation process, and CSC/NCCWSC-specific science priorities, please refer to the FY 15 NCCWSC & CSC Funding Opportunity Guidance Document (above).

Each CSC and the NCCWSC will hold a question and answer session pertaining to this funding opportunity. Please refer to the guidance document for dates/times and information about these sessions.