OWAQ Funding Opportunities

FY2019 Office of Weather and Air Quality Research Programs Announcement

The Office of Weather and Air Quality released a new Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOAA-OAR-OWAQ-2019-2005820) for FY 2019. There are eight grant competitions from this notification valued at approximately $16,200,000. Eligible applicants are U.S. Institutions of higher education; other non-profits; commercial organizations; state, local and Indian tribal governments; and U.S. Federal Government agencies except in the VORTEX-SE, JTTI, and S2S competitions in which case U.S. Federal Government employees are ineligible. In those three competitions, U.S. Federal Government employees may serve as unfunded co-Is on applications where substantial federal involvement is proposed. All applicants should read the funding opportunity for additional information on eligibility, descriptions and contact information.

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Deadlines 

Note: Deadlines are 5 p.m. (ET)

Grant Opportunities LOI Due Date Expected Response Date Full application package due date
Joint Technology Transfer Initiative 10/26/18 11/16/18 01/22/19
Subseasonal to seasonal 10/26/18 11/16/18 01/22/19
Air Quality Research and Forecasting 10/29/18 11/16/18 12/19/18
Snowpack and Soil Moisture Observations and Data Assimilation to Improve the National Weather Model (NWM) 10/29/18 11/15/18 01/23/19
VORTEX-SE 11/2/18 11/16/18 01/15/19
High Impact Weather Test Beds 11/9/18 11/30/18 01/14/19
Next Generation of Mesoscale Weather Observing Platforms 11/15/18 12/18/18 02/20/19
Infrasound 12/18/18 01/23/19 03/20/19

For general questions about this funding opportunity contact Rich Fulton

If you have specific funding questions, contact the designated Federal Program Officer identified below.

Jessie Carman - Subseasonal to Seasonal

Rich Fulton - High Impact Weather Testbeds; Air Quality Research and Forecasting; VORTEX-SE

Chandra Kondragunta - Joint Technology Transfer Initiative

Mark Vincent - Infrasound Detection of Tornadoes and High Impact Weather; Next Generation of Mesoscale Weather Observing Platforms; Snowpack and Soil Moisture Observations and Data Assimilation to Improve the National Water Model (NWM)


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