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Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity FY2021

June 08, 2020

NOAA Fisheries is pleased to announce the 2021 Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant competition is currently open. 

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The Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program funds projects that address the needs of commercial and recreational fishing as well as aquaculture communities. The grant program optimizes economic benefits by building and maintaining sustainable fisheries and increasing other opportunities to keep working waterfronts viable.

This year's solicitation consists of two separate submission processes. All interested applicants must submit a two-page pre-proposal to the Notice of Funding. Applicants interested in submitting a full application after the pre-proposal review process must submit the full application through

Please note that there are two competition links. Please be sure to submit your pre-proposals to the “PRE PROPOSALS FY21 Saltonstall-Kennedy” link within the dates specified. Please be sure to submit your FULL Proposals to the “FULL Proposals FY21 Saltonstall-Kennedy” link prior to the date specified. Be sure to read the opportunity and follow the directions closely.

This year’s solicitation seeks applications that fall into one of two priorities:

  • Promotion, Development, and Marketing

  • Science or Technology that Promotes Sustainable U.S. Seafood Production and Harvesting

Learn more about this competition, including how to apply

Last updated by Office of Management & Budget on June 23, 2020