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2021 Aquaculture Communications

Grants to USA Communications Professionals
to Create a Portfolio Related to Aquaculture

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC)

Conf. Date:

07/29/21

Deadline Date:

09/10/21 5:00 PM CDT

Description:

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Grants to USA eligible communications professionals for the creation of communications products related to aquaculture. The purpose of the program is to distribute an informational outreach portfolio, both online and in print, that presents a specific topic within aquaculture phylogeny. Successful applicants will also develop a plan to share these products with target audiences that include members of the aquaculture industry, natural resource managers, extension agents, and elected officials.

MASGC is accepting proposals to create a portfolio of informational outreach products based on Sea Grant’s aquaculture efforts around the country. The goal of this competition is to fund the creation of communications products designed to raise awareness of Sea Grant’s decades-long commitment to using sound science practices to support aquaculture expansion around the U.S.

The goal of this aquaculture communication plan is to help the network achieve its vision by effectively communicating the results and impacts of Sea Grant aquaculture projects to key constituencies and partners involved in the aquaculture industry. Sharing the Sea Grant aquaculture “story” will be valuable over the long term. The story-based products funded in this proposal should document the positive impacts Sea Grant has made to effectively communicate to multiple stakeholder groups its leadership role in seafood production, technology development, technology transfer, and job creation through Sea Grant’s functional areas.

Competitive submissions will propose a portfolio of products designed to creatively and succinctly share information about Sea Grant’s aquaculture efforts with one specific topic with an audience that would include but not be limited to members of the aquaculture industry, elected officials at all levels of government, other NOAA programs, and the Sea Grant Network. Each portfolio must include print products that can be physically shared with audiences as well as shared in the same visual format online. Additional web-based products (videos, story maps, etc.) are encouraged in the Tier I proposals. 

Tier I topics

  • Bass
  • Clams
  • Open ocean aquaculture
  • Oysters
  • Recirculating aquaculture systems
  • Salmon and trout
  • Shrimp

Tier II topics

  • Abalone
  • Bait
  • Enhancement
  • Flounder
  • Mussels
  • Ornamentals
  • Scallops
  • Seaweed
  • Sturgeon
  • Yellow perch

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 197698

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$50,000

Number of Grants:

MASGC will fund one Tier I proposal and two Tier II proposals.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Tier I: maximum of $30,000
Tier II: maximum of $10,000 each

Term of Contract:

Funded projects must be completed in one year and the anticipated start date is October 15, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

MASGC welcomes proposals from communications professionals affiliated with any Sea Grant program. They will serve as principal investigator (PI) unless their institution does not allow that arrangement, in which case the Sea Grant director or their designee can serve as nominal PI with the expectation that the communicator will lead the project. Where two or more Sea Grant programs choose to partner on a project, Co-Principal Investigators (Co-PIs) from other Sea Grant programs may also be included on a proposal. Finally, potential end users, particularly those from the aquaculture field, are strongly encouraged to be written in as partners on the project.

Pre-proposal Conference:

One Zoom meeting will be held to discuss the funding request and answer the questions on Thursday, July 29, 2021, from 2-3 p.m. Central Time. You may register for the meeting at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrduyorTgoGNC9uuQVqC_unOexz42CZkEb. The meeting will be recorded and posted on the MASGC funding webpage.

Pre-Application Information:

Proposals must be submitted by September 10, 2021, at 5 p.m. CDT.

The following are process milestones:
- Funding announcement released: July 23, 2021
- Proposals due: September 10, 2021
- Notification of funding decisions: October 15, 2021
- Project initiation: December 1, 2021
- Project Completion: November 30, 2022
- Final Project Reporting: January 31, 2023

To view a recorded (Zoom) Q&A session about the funding opportunity: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/FoKrfvOlt1AsTUlEj9mPmXLSYspLbc8-YlJ7stmgGloDCFmh3tc-D2Er8F-M4h-Y.jo7EbbYoNXlNxFVO?startTime=1627585361000
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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

A single PDF containing all required proposal elements should be submitted to Loretta Leist (Research Coordinator) at loretta.leist@usm.edu.

For questions related to priorities, contact LaDon Swann (ladon.swann@usm.edu or 251-648- 5877) or Tara Skelton (Tara.Skelton@usm.edu or 228-818-8825).

For questions related to submission procedures, proposal guidance, forms and competition requirements, contact Loretta Leist (loretta.leist@usm.edu or 228-818-8835).

For questions related to budget preparation and other fiscal issues, contact Devaney Cheramie (devaney.cheramie@usm.edu or 228-818-8839).

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