Now Accepting Applications to Host North Central and Southwest CSCs

Applications are Now Being Accepted to Host the North Central and Southwest Climate Science Centers

Closing Date: September 7, 2017 at 3:00 PM EDT

Find guidelines and instructions in the Full Program Announcement >> 

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Climate Science Center host institutions are expected to provide expertise and experience to achieve the CSC mission of identifying climate/global change impacts to and effective adaptation strategies for land; water; fish and wildlife; nearshore, coastal and cultural heritage resources; and the ecosystem services upon which human communities depend. Host Institutions will be eligible for projects and project funding as a component of this agreement.  

Information Session

To facilitate the financial assistance application process, a series of webinars have been conducted by the NCCWSC to accommodate inquiries from Applicants about this program and the proposal review, evaluation, and selection process. The most recent webinar was held on June 28, 2017 (slides from the June 28 webinar can be found here).

Who May Submit a Proposal?

1. State, not-for-profit, local government, and tribal entities, including academic institutions.

2. Any eligible organization or consortium interested in hosting a Center in the identified CSC region(s) may apply.  Consortium partners are not required to be physically located within their corresponding CSC region.

3. Proposals may be submitted by a single institution or by one institution serving as the CSC Host, along with additional consortium partners. Consortium partners should only be included if they will play a clear and substantive role in CSC strategy and operations.

4. Organizations may submit more than one proposal. Candidate Hosts may also be included as consortium partners on proposals for which others have a Host role. Candidate consortium partners may be listed on multiple proposals.  

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Map of North Central CSC region (MT, ND, SD, WY, NE, KS, CO)Map showing Southwest Region (CA, NV, UT, AZ)

Published Date: June 19th, 2017