About Grants

State/Federal Liaison Branch (Grants) 

Phone: 727-824-5324 

Fax: 727-824-5364

The Branch administers financial assistance programs under which Federal funds are made available to states and other Federal and non-Federal entities for carrying out projects in support of regional and agency needs, including: the Southeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program, Inter-jurisdictional Fisheries, Anadromous Fish Conservation, State/Federal Cooperative Fisheries Statistics, Saltonstall-Kennedy Act, Gulf Fisheries Information Network, Marine Fisheries Initiative, and other programs. The Branch activities include coordination of administrative services and technical reviews. The Grants Management Branch ascertains and communicates fiscal and administrative authorities and procedural methodologies and constraints to all applicants and recipients of discretionary and non-discretionary financial assistance. It advises states, universities, other Federal agencies, and NMFS offices on policy and program initiatives, and program accomplishment. It ensures that financial assistance programs are planned and carried out in a manner that is consistent with enabling legislation and Federal rules, that maximized their contribution to the conservation, management and utilization of living marine resources at the local, state, regional, national and international levels.

Helpful Resources

Federal Funding Opportunities (FFO)

MARFIN FY19 Application due Oct. 23, 2018

CRP FY19 Application due due Sept. 21, 2018

BTRP FY19 Application due due Sept. 21, 2018

SK 2019 Pre-proposals due July 23, 2018; Full proposals due November 5, 2018

Grants.gov - Grants.gov is your source to FIND and APPLY for Federal government grants...

Grants Links - Funding opportunities links and information...



Grants and Cooperative Program Description