Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program Notice of Funding Opportunity FY2019

Learn more about the now open 2019 Saltonstall-Kennedy (S-K) Grant competition.


NOAA Fisheries is pleased to announce the 2019 Saltonstall-Kennedy (S-K) Grant competition is currently open. 

This year's solicitation consists of two separate submission processes. All interested applicants must submit a 2 page Pre-Proposal to the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) posted at found here.  Applicants interested in submitting a full application after the pre-proposal review process must submit the full application through

Please note that under this one Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) there are two (2) competition links.  Please be sure to submit your pre-proposals to the “PRE PROPOSALS FY19 Saltonstall-Kennedy” link within the dates specified in this NOFO.  Please be sure to submit your FULL Proposals to the “FULL Proposals FY19 Saltonstall-Kennedy” link prior to the date specified in this NOFO. Be sure to read the NOFO and follow the directions closely.

The goal of the S-K program is to fund projects that address the needs of fishing communities, optimize economic benefits by building and maintaining sustainable fisheries, and increase other opportunities to keep working waterfronts viable. The FY19 solicitation seeks applications that fall into one of three priorities:

  • Promotion, Development, and Marketing
  • Marine Aquaculture
  • Support of Science that Maximizes Fishing Opportunities, Revenue and Jobs in U.S. Fisheries While Ensuring the Long-Term Sustainability of Marine Resources

If you'd like more information on how to apply for Saltonstall-Kennedy Grants, please join us for the upcoming webinar on July 12, 2018. Details below: 

Public Webinar - Application Process for SK-2019 Funds

July 12,  2018

2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern

Audio:   888-989-8139 or 1-630-395-0194 (International)

Participant Passcode:  4709100

Webinar: All participants must download the Event Manager from the WebEx Downloads page

URL: Join the event

Conference Number: PWXW7726687

Participant Passcode: 4709100  


Last updated by Office of Management & Budget on August 20, 2018