The deadline for the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) fiscal year (FY) 2020 Federal Funding Opportunity (FFO) for Ocean Exploration (NOAA-OAR-OER-2020-2006011) is September 6, 2019.
For FY 2020, required pre-proposals are due on May 24, 2019. OER will evaluate pre-proposals and either encourage or discourage applicants to submit a full proposal. Full proposals will be due on September 6, 2019.
Quick links pertinent to the FY 2020 opportunity include:
- OER FY20 Notice of Funding Opportunity on Grants.gov: The FFO identifies the priority themes, provides instructions on how to apply, and has other useful information. Please read carefully and comply with all requirements.
- Funding Opportunity Cover Sheet and Accompanying Instructions: This section contains the required online cover sheet form in pdf format and accompanying instructions. The Funding Opportunity Cover Sheet must be completed in full and is required to be submitted with both the pre-proposal and full proposal.
- Environmental Compliance Questionnaire for NOAA Federal Financial Assistance Applicants: The questionnaire provides federal financial assistance applicants and NOAA staff with a tool to ensure that project and environmental information is obtained as required under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). Applicants only need to complete questions 1 through 19 of the form.
- Full Proposal Budget Guidance: Applicants must use the format provided in this document to create their budget tables.
- Data Management Plan Information and Guidance: This section contains information on the NOAA data sharing and publication policy. All full proposals must include a data management plan adhering to this policy.
- Frequently Asked Questions: This is a list of frequently asked questions pertaining to OER’s FY 2020 FFO Announcement of Opportunity.
- Past Recipients: This table lists projects that have been funded via this competitive opportunity from Fiscal Year 2014 through present.
Contact Information for OER Federal Funding Opportunity
OER Federal Funding Opportunity
1315 East-West Highway, SSMC3, Room 10210
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Email: oer.ffo2020 [at] noaa.gov