Environmental Sciences, Applications, Data, and Education

To advance and promote applied research, data assimilation and management, technology development, and education in environmental science.

Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2017: JPSS, GOES-R, GOES-R Risk Reductions, VISIT, POES, Post Doctoral Program, Student Exchange.

Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available

Agency - Department of Commerce

The Department of Commerce fosters and promotes the nation's economic development and technological advancement through vigilance in international trade policy, domestic business policy and growth, and promoting economic progress at all levels.

Selected Recipients for this Program

RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
World Meteorological Organization $ 649,699   2021-09-012026-08-31
The Pacific Community $ 282,026   2020-09-012023-12-31
World Meteorological Organization $ 1,165,270   2016-09-012021-08-31
University Of Maryland Baltimore County $ 1,058,471   2017-04-012020-03-31
Texas A & M University $ 184,464   2015-08-012017-07-31
University Corporation For Atmospheric Research $ 190,690   2013-08-012017-05-31
World Meteorological Organization $ 1,388,700   2011-09-012016-08-31
University Corporation For Atmospheric Research $ 243,058   2013-08-012016-07-31
Texas A & M University $ 111,229   2013-08-012015-07-31
New Mexico Institute Of Mining And Technology $ 120,769   2011-07-012015-06-30

Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Funds can be used to support a wide variety of atmospheric and oceanographic research, development, data distribution and assimilation programs, education, advisory services, and to support long-term partnerships between the Federal government, universities, and institutions of research and higher education for cooperative science and education in environmental science.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Any State university, college, institute or laboratory; any public or private nonprofit institution or consortium.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Organizations and individuals with interests in support of managing effectively the Nation's oceanic and atmospheric resources.


None. Costs are determined in accordance with applicable OMB circulars and applicable Federal Register notices. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.


Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards. Submit Standard Form 424, project proposal and budget following the format specified by the funding office in the annual solicitation. Proposals are submitted through Grants.gov. Applicants will need to enter the Funding Opportunity Number and/or CFDA number to access the application package and instructions. Application package will then be submitted directly to NOAA. Proposals are subject to the requirements of 15 CFR Parts 14 and 24, as applicable.

Award Procedures

Awards are made on the basis of proposal evaluations, technical and administrative reviews, and external reviews, if applicable. Projects recommended for funding will be submitted to the NOAA Grants Management Division for review and approval.


Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.


Meteorological Services, 49 U.S.C 44720(b); Navigation and Navigable Waters, 33 U.S.C 1442; Organic Act of 1890, 15 U.S.C 313; Navigation and Navigable Waters, U.S.C 883d; National Climate Program Act, 15 U.S.C 2901.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 90 to 180 days from time of receipt of the proposal.


Not Applicable.


Future or continued funding will be at the discretion of the Federal government based upon satisfactory performance and the availability of funds.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

From one to five years. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Funds will be released or reimbursed as agreed upon in the Standard Terms and Conditions required by each grant.

Post Assistance Requirements


Not Applicable.


In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.


All financial and programmatic records, supporting documents, statistical reports, and other related records of grantees or sub grantees are required to be maintained by the terms of the agreement. The grantee must retain records for three years from the date when the final expenditure and technical reports are submitted.

Financial Information

Account Identification

13-1460-0-1-306; 13-1450-0-1-306.


(Cooperative Agreements) FY 16 $1,527,225; FY 17 est $5,000,000; and FY 18 est $500,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No Data Available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Allowable cost will be determined in accordance with OMB Circular A-87 for State and local governments and Indian Tribes; OMB Circular A-122 for nonprofit and for- profit organizations; OMB Circular A-21 for institutions of higher education; and 48 CFR Part 31 for commercial organizations. Financial assistance management will be in accordance with 15 CFR Part 14 for institutions of higher education, hospitals, and other non-profit and commercial organizations, and with 15 CFR Part 24 for State and local governments. Department Administrative Order 203-36 dated May 15, 1985 (Department of Commerce Grants Administration) and the NOAA Grants and Cooperative Agreement Interim Policy Manual dated February 2002.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office


Headquarters Office

Satya Kalluri Cooperative Research Program DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/STAR,5830 University Research Court , College Park, Maryland 20740 Email: satya.kalluri@noaa.gov Phone: 3016833510 Fax: 3016833526

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Proposals are evaluated technically and administratively primarily for scientific merit and application to the goals and objectives of NOAA. The qualifications of the principal investigator are considered and costs are subject to negotiation.

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