[MARMAM] Marine Mammal RFP Announcement

Stephanie Pendergrass Stephanie.Pendergrass at NFWF.ORG
Wed Jun 24 14:47:23 PDT 2009

Hello!  Could you please distribute this Request for Proposals for marine mammal research, funded through the U.S. Marine Mammal Commission?  Thank you!

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. Marine Mammal Commission, announces the availability of grant funding in the following five research and conservation areas:

* Marine Mammals and Climate Change in the Arctic Ocean and Bering Sea

* Calibration of New Methods for Surveying Marine Mammals

* Alternative Observer Coverage for Marine Mammal Species at High Risk from Fishery Interactions

* Building Capacity for Marine Mammal Research and Conservation in the Caribbean Region

* Assessment and Conservation of Sirenians

All persons, organizations, and agencies are eligible to apply, including parties within and outside the United States. Applications for funding for land or easement acquisition, political advocacy, lobbying, or litigation will not be considered.  The Commission expects that the majority of awards under this program will fall in the range of $25,000 to $125,000. However, the Commission has not specified upper or lower limits to award size, other than that the total amount of awards is not expected to be greater than $400,000. Funding is provided by the U.S. Marine Mammal Commission.

Pre-proposals are due on August 5, 2009. To see the full RFP and apply online, visit www.nfwf.org/marinemammals.

Stephanie Pendergrass
Assistant Director, Marine Programs
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
1133 Fifteenth St., N.W.
Suite 1100
Washington, D.C. 20005
202-857-0166 (main)
202-595-2469 (direct)
202-857-0162 (fax)
stephanie.pendergrass at nfwf.org

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