Special Funding Opportunity: FY24 Ocean Odyssey Marine Debris Awards for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice, and Accessibility
OCT. 30, 2023 — On October 24, the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, in partnership with the NOAA Marine Debris Program, announced a Request for Proposals for the Ocean Odyssey Marine Debris Awards for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice, and Accessibility (DEIJA).
The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation expects to award 10-15 grants, totaling approximately $75,000 for this funding competition. Typical awards sizes will range between $5,000 and $7,500 to support communities that are underserved, underrepresented, or overburdened and promote initiatives that investigate and prevent the adverse impacts of marine debris. Projects may include marine debris prevention, research, monitoring, detection, response, removal, and coordination activities. Proposal activities throughout the coastal United States, Great Lakes, territories, and Freely Associated States are eligible for consideration.