Small Grants Funding Opportunity, Gulf Oyster Aquaculture


Gulf of Mexico Oyster Aquaculture

Small Grants Funding Opportunity

Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission is requesting proposals to address the technical and regulatory opportunities and challenges of oyster farming in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico region.

The Commission is making $370,000 available for the funding period of March 1, 2018 to February 28, 2019. Individual proposals should not exceed $75,000. Any investigator seeking support for this period must submit, as a single file, an electronic proposal by e-mail no later than 5:00 p.m. CST on Friday, November 3, 2017.

The Request for Proposals (RFP) is available on the Commission homepage at

or directly through the link at

Please see the RFP for complete proposal details, qualifying requirements, and submission instructions.

For more information, contact Steve VanderKooy at the Commission office.

Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission

2404 Government Street

Ocean Springs, MS 39564

(228) 875-5912