2018 Federal Funding Opportunity
**In view of the disruptions associated with hurricane Irma, the deadline for full applications to all FY18 MAPP Program competitions has been postponed to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, September 25, 2017. Visit Grants.gov for more information. (Updated September 15 2017)
Funding Opportunity Title: Climate Program Office FY 2018
Announcement Type: Initial
Funding Opportunity Number: NOAA-OAR-CPO-2018-2005133
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 11.431, Climate and Atmospheric Research
Applications received after these dates and times will not be considered for funding.
- Letter of Intent: (LOIs) for all competitions (with the exception of the three MAPP Program competitions) should be received by email by 5:00 p.m. ET on June 14, 2017. Letters of Intent for the three MAPP Program competitions should be received electronically by 5:00 p.m. ET on June 28, 2017.
- Full Applications: Full applications for all competitions (with the exception of the three MAPP Program competitions) must be received by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, August 14, 2017. Full applications for the three MAPP Program competitions must be received by 5:00 p.m. ET on September 25, 2017.
Applications must be submitted via www.grants.gov. For applications submitted through grants.gov, the basis for determining timeliness is the receipt notice issued by www.grants.gov, which includes the date and time received. Emailed or faxed copies of applications will not be accepted.
CPO supports competitive research through three major program areas: Ocean Observing and Monitoring (OOM); Earth System Science and Modeling (ESSM); and Climate and Societal Interactions (CSI). Through this Announcement, CPO’s activities are seeking applications for seven individual competitions in FY 2018. Prior to submitting applications, investigators are highly encouraged to learn more about CPO and its programs, as well as specific program priorities for FY 2018.
This information, along with the names and contact information of relevant Competition Managers, is provided in information sheets that can be found below.
In FY 2018, approximately $8 million is anticipated to be available for approximately 90 new awards pending budget appropriations. It is anticipated that most awards will be at a funding level between $50,000 and $300,000 per year with exceptions for larger awards, depending on the program. Federal funding for FY 2019 may be used to fund some awards submitted under this Federal Funding Opportunity. Current or previous grantees are eligible to apply for a new award that builds on, but does not replicate, activities covered in existing or previous awards. Current grantees should not apply for supplementary funding through this announcement. Investigators, please review this page for more detailed information and instructions prior to submitting applications.
CPO manages competitive research programs through which NOAA funds high-priority climate science, assessments, decision support research, outreach, education, and capacity building activities designed to advance the understanding of Earth’s climate system and to foster the application for of this knowledge to enable effective decisions. CPO supports research that is conducted across the United States and internationally. CPO also provides strategic guidance for the agency’s climate science and services programs and supports NOAA’s contributions to the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) and its National Climate Assessment and similar international endeavors.
FY 2018 Competitive Grant Competition Sheet
||AC4 - The Role of Reactive Nitrogen in Biogenic VOC Oxidation and Aerosol Formation
||MAPP - Advancing Earth System Data Assimilation
|MAPP - Addressing Key Issues in CMIP6-era Earth System Models
|MAPP - Climate Test Bed - Advancing NOAA's Operational Subseasonal to Seasonal Prediction Capability
||OOM - High-quality data sets for enhancing predictions and informing stakeholders
||SARP - Extreme Events Preparedness, Planning, and Adaptation Within the Water Sector
|SARP - Coping with Drought in Support of the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS)