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Greater Atlantic Region 2015 Saltonstall-Kennedy Recommended Projects

The Greater Atlantic Region Fisheries Office received 99 proposals for funding under the FY2014/2015 Saltonstall-Kennedy (SK) grant program. 

This represents 35% of the 279 proposals received from all over the United States. 

Of the 88 projects selected nationally, 33 projects were from the Greater Atlantic Region, requesting approximately $8.8 million in federal funding. These 33 projects represent 38% of the projects selected nationally and 35% of the $25.1 million in funds available nationwide. 

With regard to the priority areas/funding themes listed in the request for proposals published in the Federal Funding Opportunity announcement, the breakdown of new projects by theme follows:

Maximize Fishing Opportunities and Jobs: 22

Improve the Cost-Effectiveness and Capacity for Observations: 4

Increase the Supply, Quality, and Diversification of Domestic Seafood: 7

Improve the Quality and Quantity of Fishery Information from the U.S. Territories: N/A

See the list of Greater Atlantic Region projects recommended for funding.

More information: Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program.