FY19 Successful Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Applicants

NOAA Fisheries announced recommendations to fund 5 projects for almost $1.3 million under the 2019 Saltonstall-Kennedy Competitive Grants Program. 

Oyster aquaculture.

Today, NOAA Fisheries announced recommendations to fund 5 projects for almost $1.3 million under the 2019 Saltonstall-Kennedy Competitive Grants Program. The projects fall into the three priority categories for 2019: Promotion, Development and Marketing; Marine Aquaculture; and Support of Science that Maximizes Fishing Opportunities, Revenue and Jobs in U.S. Fisheries While Ensuring the Long-Term Sustainability of Marine Resources.

See the list of recommended projects below:

*At this point in the selection process, application approval and obligation is not final. An application being recommended is not an authorization to begin performance of the project, and is not a guarantee of funding. Final approval is subject to funding availability as well as final review and approval by both NOAA Grants Management Division and DOC Financial Assistance Law Division. No application is “awarded” until it has been signed by the official Grants Officer. The Grants Officer will notify successful applicants in writing when their application has been approved.

 

Proposal Number Applicant Project Title Funding Priority Requeseted Federal Share:Total
19AKR007-019 Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation

Alaska Mariculture Initiative - Phase 2

Summary

Marine Aquaculture $287,680.00
19SER009-020 Florida Atlantic University

Development of a Fishermen Operated Pilot-Scale Queen Conch (Lobatus gigas) Hatchery and Nursery Facility for Sustainable Seafood 

Summary

Marine Aquaculture $299,949.00
19WCR012-028 Wild Fish Conservancy

Developing an Alternative Model for Sustainable Commercial Salmon Fisheries of the Lower Columbia River Sub-basin

Summary

Promote, Development and Marketing $285,646.00
19GAR053-106 Ward Aquafarms, LLC

Reducing risk for shellfish farmers through real-time, automated, harmful algal bloom monitoring and mitigation

Summary

Marine Aquaculture $297,172.00
19PIR-005-018 Poseidon Fisheries Research, LLC

Mark-recapture as a tool to assess Kona crab, Ranina ranina, post-release mortality and local population estimates for the Main 

Summary

Support of Science that Maximizes Fishing Opportunities, Revenue and Jobs in
U.S. Fisheries While Ensuring the Long-Term Sustainability of Marine Resources
 $91,189.00 

 

Last updated by Office of Management & Budget on September 18, 2019

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