Grants available for resiliency-related projects

By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Mar 27,  2009

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium (MASGC) is pleased to announce a special request for proposals for the Coastal Storms Program, Community Risk and Resiliency.

MASGC, in cooperation with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Storms Program (CSP), is seeking proposals to fund community resiliency-related projects. Local governments, non-profits, homeowner associations, business organizations, and community/university partnerships are eligible.

Grants awards may range from $5,000 to $100,000.

The priority funding areas, funding levels, eligibility and proposal instructions are available at or by contacting Loretta Leist, MASGC research coordinator, at 228-818-8835 or

The deadline for Letters of Intent is 4:30 p.m. (Central Time), Oct. 20, 2008.


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