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AGO Funds Available - 3/13/17
posted by: Jami Thompson


Note: Funds are VERY limited.



Additional Grant Opportunity  

March 13, 2017 


WVDEP’s Watershed Improvement Branch (WIB) is issuing an announcement of additional grant opportunities (AGOs) through our §319-Program. The proposal can be one or two years in length, and its focus must be on nonpoint source issues.  WIB will only consider requests that range from $2,000 - $15,000.  The total amount of funding available is estimated at $55,000.


In order to qualify you must submit your letter of inquiry/initial proposal (LOI) using our online form. Carefully read all guidance before submitting your initial proposal.  


The project submittals will be reviewed by the Basin Coordinator’s and others within WIB. We will ask for formal proposals from those that best fit the goals and objectives of our Management Plan. If your proposal is chosen you will be notified by email. Formal project proposals (workplans) are required within 30 days of notification.  


The deadline for initial proposals is April 7, 2017. 


Timothy Craddock, Coordinator 

Nonpoint Source Program

West Virginia Water Research Institute RFP Announcement - 12/1/16
posted by: Jami Thompson


FY17 WVWRI & USGS 104b

RFP Background

The West Virginia Water Research Institute is requesting proposals for research expected to be funded March 1, 2017 through February 28, 2018. The U.S. Geological Survey will sponsor the research. Faculty from all West Virginia colleges and universities are encouraged to submit proposals. It is expected that up to 4 projects will be funded at $10,000 each. The closing date is December 21, 2016.

Proposals are invited that enhance the Environmental STEM Research Program at the Boy Scouts of America’s Summit Bechtel Reserve in Mount Hope, West Virginia. Successful applicants will develop aspects of the proposed research into a curriculum that will be taught to Boy Scouts of varying ages, typically 12-20 years of age. Proposed research and activities should complement the current Environmental STEM Research Program at the BSA Bechtel Summit and fit into the framework already established. Research areas already established in the program include Ecohydrology, Wetland Ecology and Phenology.

Research topics of primary interest include stream recovery from mining operations and indicators of long term climatic trends.

Proposal Due Date:

5:00 PM, Eastern Time, Dec. 21, 2016


Eligibility Requirements

Eligible applicants are faculty members or affiliates at institutions of higher education in the State of West Virginia.
Ineligible applicants are the following:

  1. Applications for research on health effects involving human subjects.
  2. Applications for research involving oceanography (estuarine research applications are acceptable).
  3. Applications submitted by principal investigator(s) that have not met reporting requirements on a previous award by the USGS.

Additional Grant Opportunity (AGO) - 5/16/16
posted by: Jami Thompson

 Additional Grant Opportunity

WVDEP's Watershed Improvement Branch (WIB) is issuing an announcement of additional grant opportunities (AGOs) through the Nonpoint Source Program. We will consider one-two year proposals that focus on nonpoint source (NPS) issues. The amount of funding available is approximately $150,000. In order to qualify you must submit your initial proposal idea (letter of inquiry) using our online form. Carefully read all instructions / guidelines before submitting your initial proposal.

Please see attachment for additional information.

Attachments: 9624_AGOAnouncement2016.pdf


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