Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico
Oil Spill Related Request for Proposals
The following Request for Proposals (RFPs) were provided by research administrators or received via e-mail or other means. Please contact the organization associated with the specific RFP for more information about an RFP. If you have an RFP that you would like to post please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gulf of Mexico; Lessons Learned
Funding Agency: Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council
Closing Date: October 28, 2011
Notes: The council is inviting proposals for a project to review industry and regulatory changes, post Deepwater Horizon (DWH) incident. The final work product will be a report detailing regulatory changes with special highlight on changes directly affecting response and prevention efforts in Prince William Sound and a suggested list of regulation and practices which would benefit from further comment.
LSU Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Research Program Funded by BP
Funding Agency: BP via Louisiana State University
Closing Date: July 12, 2010
Notes: All members of the faculty (tenure track and research) at LSU A&M or the LSU AgCenter are eligible to apply for these funds as PIs or co-PIs, except for faculty known to be in their last year of employment with LSU A&M or the LSU AgCenter.
Coastal Resilience Networks (CRest)
Funding Agency: NOAA Coastal Services Center
Closing Date: August 2, 2010 (letters of intent)
Notes: This new program is intended to support efforts to build resilient coastal communities in the Gulf of Mexico and other regions of the country. Oil spill is included in the “all-hazards” coastal perspective.
Dear Colleague Letter for Social, Behavioral and Economic Research Related to the Gulf Oil Spill and Other Disasters
Funding Agency: NSF Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) Directorate
Closing Date: July and August 2010 (for fall competition)
Notes: This letter does not describe specific funds that are set aside for oil spill research. However, the letter states, “Scholars with research proposals for learning from the disasters should submit proposals to the most relevant standing programs of the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE) Directorate for the fall 2010 or spring 2011 competitions. The SBE division websites provide information about these programs: www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=SES and www.nsf.gov/div/index.jsp?div=BCS.”
Funding Agency: United States Department of the Interior (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)
Closing Date: Aug 24, 2010
Public_Opportunities.aspx (reference number: M10PS00240)
Notes: This announcement solicits White Papers for specific areas of interest to the Bureau of Ocean Energy, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Technology Assessment and Research (TA&R) Program on Oil Spill Response Research.
Gulf of Mexico Foundation Gulf of Mexico Community-based Restoration Partnership
Funding Agency: Gulf of Mexico Foundation/NOAA
Closing Date: September 1, 2010
Notes: The Gulf of Mexico Community-based Restoration Partnership (GCRP) invites proposals for its tenth round of citizen-driven habitat restoration projects. The partnership is seeking to fund on-the-ground projects to restore marine, estuarine, and riparian habitats to benefit living marine resources and to provide educational and social benefits by significantly involving the community.
2011 Environmental Literacy Grants (ELG) for Formal K-12 Education
Funding Agency: NOAA Office of Education
Closing Date: September 8, 2010 (pre-proposals due)
Notes: NOAA’s Office of Education (OEd) has issued a request for applications for *Formal K-12 Education Projects* that advance inquiry-based Earth System Science learning and stewardship directly tied to the school curriculum, with a particular interest in increasing climate literacy. Please note that projects related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill are encouraged.
Cooperative Agreements to Support Communities Affected by the BP Oil Spill
Funding Agency: EPA
Closing Date: September 13, 2010
Notes: Eligible for i ncorporated local non-profit community-based organizations—including faith based organizations and those affiliated with religious institutions, environmental justice networks, OR local Native American tribal governments located within EPA Regions 4 and 6. Funding is limited to projects conducted within areas of the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas that were directly affected by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. “Affected“ is defined as being in the locale that has been directly influenced or altered by the oil spill.
Funding Agency: National Science Foundation RAPID Research Grants
Closing Date: September 30, 2010
Notes: RAPID is a special grant mechanism developed specifically to respond to unusual circumstances where a timely response is essential to achieving research results. To help determine whether the proposed research is appropriate for NSF’s RAPID funding, potential investigators must contact the NSF program officer(s) most germane to the proposal topic before submitting a RAPID proposal.
2011 NOAA Bay-Watershed Education and Training (B-WET)
Funding Agency: NOAA
Closing Date: October 14, 2010
Notes: Funding Range: $25,000-$100,000 Time period: up to 24 months
For the 2011 B-WET Gulf of Mexico funding opportunity, projects addressing the following emerging Gulf education priorities related to the BP/Deepwater Horizon oil spill are encouraged.