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National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Regional Office

Fishing gear. Photo: MGC, AFSC

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Grants

NOAA Grants: Alaska Program Office

Saltonstall Kennedy Funding Opportunity

The objective of the Saltonstall Kennedy (S-K) Grant Program is to address the needs of fishing communities in optimizing economic benefits by building and maintaining sustainable fisheries and practices, dealing with the impacts of conservation and management measures, and increasing other opportunities to keep working waterfronts viable. NMFS seeks applications that demonstrate direct benefits to U.S. fishing industries and encourages proposals that involve fishing community participation. S-K grant applications are due by 11:59 PM EST 12/15/2014. NEW!

For more information see Grants.gov. Click on the blue "Application Package" tab and then download the application package: "Alaska Applications Saltonstall Kennedy 2014/2015".

How to Apply for Federal Grants

  • Grants.gov (Federal Government Funding Opportunities)

Grant and Cooperative Agreement Regulations

About the Grants Program Office

Alaska Region Grants Team
Alaska Program Office Staff: Jenn Hall-Brown and Shawn Carey

The Grants Program Office of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), Alaska Region administers a broad range of financial assistance and program partnership activities directed at supporting the core mission of NOAA Fisheries. The Program Office is a component of the Operations and Management Division (OMD) of the Alaska Regional Office in Juneau, and is supported by technical staff from the Regional Office and the Alaska Fisheries Science Center.

Each year OMD's grant staff initiates 30-40 new grants. The primary source of funding for NMFS Alaska grant programs and initiatives comes from program specific discretionary funding. On an on-going basis, the grants staff administers a grant portfolio valued at over $300 million dollars. Each year grant awards are made to universities, state agencies, and public or private sector nonprofit organizations to fund marine related research or activities.

Contact Information

Shawn Carey, Grants Program Officer
PH: (907) 586-7845
Email: Shawn.Carey@noaa.gov

Jenn Hall-Brown, Grants Program Officer
PH: (907) 586-7273
Email: Jenn.Hall-Brown@noaa.gov

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