Saltonstall-Kennedy (SK)


Saltonstall-Kennedy (SK) Program 

Click on the S-K National Program to obtain more information.

NOAA Fisheries is pleased to announce the 2018 Saltonstall-Kennedy (SK) Grant competition is currently open. 

This year's solicitation consists of 2 separate submission processes. All interested applicants must submit a 2 page Pre-Proposal to the FFO posted at  Areas impacted by recent hurricane activity are exempt from the eligibility requirement of a pre-proposal submission and may submit a full proposal submission by the January 8, 2018 deadline without having submitted a pre-proposal. NOAA reserves the right to request further documentation, as needed, for any proposal submitted under these special conditions.

Applicants interested in submitting a full application after the pre-proposal review process must submit the full application through

Please note that under this one Full Funding Opportunity there are two (2) competition links.  Please be sure to submit your FULL Proposals to the “FULL Proposals FY18 Saltonstall Kennedy” link by January 8, 2018. Be sure to read the FFO and follow the directions closely.

The goal of the SK program is to fund projects that address the needs of fishing communities, optimize economic benefits by building and maintaining sustainable fisheries, and increase other opportunities to keep working waterfronts viable. The FY18 solicitation seeks applications that fall into one of four priorities:

  • Marine Aquaculture
  • Adapting to Environmental Changes and Other Long Term Impacts in Marine Ecosystem
  • Promotion, Development, and Marketing
  • Territorial Science

Southeast Region FY17 Selected application Click Here

For more information, please contact the Daniel Namur, S-K Program Manager at or Robert Sadler, Southeast Region's S-K Regional's Manager, at

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