NOAA Fisheries Announces the Opening of the 2018 Saltonstall-Kennedy (SK) Grant Competition

The goal of the SK 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 2018 solicitation seeks applications that fall into one of four priorities:

  • Marine Aquaculture
  • Adapting to Environmental Changes and Other Long Term Impacts in Marine Ecosystem
  • Promotion, Development, and Marketing
  • Territorial Science

This year’s solicitation consists of 2 separate submission processes. All interested applicants must submit a 2 page Pre-Proposal to the FFO posted 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 Full Funding Opportunity there are two (2) competition links. Please be sure to submit your pre-proposals to the “PRE PROPOSALS FY18 Saltonstall Kennedy” link within the dates specified in this FFO. Please be sure to submit your FULL Proposals to the “FULL Proposals FY18 Saltonstall Kennedy” link prior to the date specified in this FFO. Be sure to read the FFO and follow the directions closely.

For more information, please contact the National S-K Manager, Daniel Namur at [email protected], or any of the Regional Managers listed in the FFO.