June 5, 2023 USTFA

FY24 Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Competition Open for Applications

Courtesy of NOAA:

NOAA Fisheries is pleased to announce the 2024 Saltonstall-Kennedy (S-K) Grant competition is currently open.

NOAA Fisheries seeks applications that demonstrate direct benefits to U.S. fisheries and meaningful participation of fishing communities.

The term “U.S. fisheries” refers to any marine fishery (including the Great Lakes) that encompasses commercial, recreational, charter, subsistence, wild capture, and aquaculture that is, or may be, engaged in by citizens or nationals of the United States or other eligible applicants.  The S-K Grant Competition is open to applicants from a variety of sectors, including individuals, industry, academia, and state and local governments.

Click here to Learn more about the Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program

The FY24 S-K Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is the first S-K NOFO that has been drafted by the American Fisheries Advisory Committee.

The objective of the S-K Program is to promote U.S. fisheries by assisting the fishing community to address marketing and research needs. The FY24 solicitation seeks applications that fall into one of three priorities:

  • Promotion and Marketing
  • Development, Infrastructure, and Capacity Building
  • Science or Technology that Enhances Sustainable U.S. Fisheries

This year’s solicitation consists of two separate submission processes. All interested applicants must submit a 2 page Pre-Proposal to the NOFO posted at www.Grants.gov found here. Applicants interested in submitting a full application after the pre-proposal review process must submit the full application through www.grants.gov.

Be sure to read the NOFO and follow the directions closely. Note that under this one Notice of Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) there are two (2) competition links. Be sure to submit your pre-proposals to the “PRE PROPOSALS FY24 Saltonstall-Kennedy” link within the dates specified in this NOFO.  Please be sure to submit your FULL Proposals to the “FULL Proposals FY24 Saltonstall-Kennedy” link prior to the date specified in this NOFO.

Click here for more information about the grant competition and the FY24 Notice of Funding Opportunity