2014 BREP

Quick Facts

Due DateApril 30, 2014 (Wednesday)
Award AmountUp to $ 250,000
Category of Funding ActivityEnvironment
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Eligible applicants are individuals (U.S. citizens), institutions of higher education, other nonprofits, commercial organizations, foreign governments, organizations under the jurisdiction of foreign governments, international organizations, and state, local and Indian tribal governments. Federal agencies or instrumentalities are not eligible to receive Federal assistance under this notice. The Department of Commerce/ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC/NOAA) is strongly committed to broadening the participation of historically black colleges and universities, Hispanic serving institutions, tribal colleges and universities, and institutions that work in underserved areas.

Program Description

The mission of the National Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program (BREP) is to develop technological solutions and investigate changes in fishing practices designed to minimize bycatch of fish (including sponges, deep'sea corals, and shallow (tropical) corals) and protected species (including marine mammals, sturgeon, seabirds, and sea turtles) as well as minimize bycatch injury and mortality (including post-release injury and mortality). For FY2014, NMFS anticipates that approximately $2,500,000 could be made available for projects that address by-catch research as identified in the Program Priority Section (I.B.1 - I.B.3).

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberNOAA-NMFS-FHQ-2014-2004007
Funding Opportunity Title2014 BREP
Opportunity CategoryEnvironment
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards10
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateFebruary 25, 2014 (Tuesday)
Application Due DateApril 30, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Archive DateMay 30, 2014 (Friday)
Total Program Funding$ 2,500,000
Award AmountUp to $ 250,000
CFDA Number
  • 11.472 - Unallied Science Program

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - Eligible applicants are individuals (U.S. citizens), institutions of higher education, other nonprofits, commercial organizations, foreign governments, organizations under the jurisdiction of foreign governments, international organizations, and state, local and Indian tribal governments. Federal agencies or instrumentalities are not eligible to receive Federal assistance under this notice. The Department of Commerce/ National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC/NOAA) is strongly committed to broadening the participation of historically black colleges and universities, Hispanic serving institutions, tribal colleges and universities, and institutions that work in underserved areas.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Commerce
Program Information Website-
ContactDerek Orner
NOAA Office

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