Minnesota Sea Grant Request for Proposals General Information

What. Minnesota Sea Grant provides funding opportunities for research focused on solving challenges facing Minnesota’s aquatic resources and the human communities that depend on them. Minnesota-based researchers are invited to apply and use their innovation and skills for the benefit of Minnesota and the Great Lakes region.

Who. This includes Lake Superior, its coast, and the communities that live near and depend on the coast. We encourage research proposals that includes collaborations among scientists from colleges and universities; state, federal, tribal, and private natural resource and other agencies; and industry and non-governmental organizations. Proposal lead principal investigators must be from Minnesota and cannot be federal employees.

Funders. Minnesota Sea Grant grant funding comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Sea Grant Program and the University of Minnesota.

Questions about funding opportunities should be directed to either Valerie Brady, MNSG associate director for research, or John Downing, MNSG director.