Please read this important update on the below funding announcement from the Honda Marine Science Foundation. Upon further inquiry with the foundation, we were informed that multiple applicants from one university are allowed, but the board will not grant multiple awards to a single individual, organization or university.
We will therefor consider this announcement as OPEN call for funding. Please see the attachment for details and deadlines.
Please let CFR know if you are interested in this funding opportunity (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Funder: Honda Marine Science Foundation
HMSF considers projects that advance the understanding and/or implementation of living shorelines, which are natural approaches to protecting coastal habitats and communities that promote harmonious interaction between humans and the ocean. They also provide habitat value, enhance coastal resilience, and boost ecosystem services. Projects must integrate the sato-umi philosophy of prolonged human interaction. Click on the link below for detailed information.
Original Message Below
A joint announcement from:
The Office of Research and the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Internal Deadline: September 15, 2020
Funder: Honda Marine Science Foundation
Program: 2021 Grant Funding
Funding Level: $25,000-$100,000
UCSC contacts: Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations: email@example.com
Caroline Rodriguez | firstname.lastname@example.org | 831.459.5903
John MacMillan, OR, email@example.com
Call sent August 27, 2020
Honda created the Honda Marine Science Foundation based on the idea that humans can and should have a mutually beneficial relationship with coastal ecosystems. This idea is known as “sato-umi”. In Japanese, “sato” means the area where people live, and “umi” means the sea. Sato-umi is a coastal area where biological productivity and biodiversity thrive due to human interaction.
HMSF considers projects that advance the understanding and/or implementation of living shorelines, which are natural approaches to protecting coastal habitats and communities that promote harmonious interaction between humans and the ocean. They also provide habitat value, enhance coastal resilience, and boost ecosystem services. Projects must integrate the sato-umi philosophy of prolonged human interaction.
Award Amount & Terms
- The Honda Marine Science Foundation will select an estimated 4-6 grantees per year. With an estimated $400,000 available in grant funds annually, grant amounts may range from $25,000-$100,000.
- No more than 10% of Honda Marine Science Foundation grant funds may be used for overhead or administration.
- Project timeline up to 2 years
- Ability to serve as a model for or inform future projects or programs
Only one project per organization and/or research team/individual will be considered for each grant cycle.
To be considered for nomination, materials should be submitted internally by September 15, 2020. Materials should be submitted via InfoReady, https://ucsc.infoready4.com/, as follows: Select “Apply” from the menu on the right-hand side.
Letter of Intent: Length: not to exceed 3 pages including attachments.
Format: Times New Roman size 12 font, double-spaced with 1 inch margins. Submissions must be in PDF format.
- Executive Summary (including organization’s name, EIN, and tax-exempt classification)
- Statement of Need
- Purpose of Project
- Broader Impacts
- Budget Justification
- LOIs that do not conform to the above requirements will not be considered.
September 15, 2020 Internal LOI due in InfoReady
September 20, 2020 Campus selection made
October 1, 2020 LOI due at HMSF
December 1, 2020 Notified if invited to submit proposal
January 15, 2021 If invited, full proposal due
March 1, 2021 Grantees notified
Please notify CFR if you intend to apply to this opportunity so our office can assist with this process. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
To see a list of previous grant recipients, please consult the list of HMSF grant recipients.
If invited to submit a full proposal, you will need to comply with all process requirements and submission schedules as requested by OSP and OR.
Full proposal internal deadlines: https://officeofresearch.ucsc.edu/osp/prep/deadlines.html
The Office Corporate and Foundation Relations is a unit of University Relations. The CFR team creates and maintains mutually beneficial, long-term relationships with private organizations, matching funding initiatives with educational and research programs and centers. CFR supports faculty and staff to identify and approach these and other private foundations and corporations for funding, assists in inquiries and grant proposals including drafting and/or editing depending on the need, gathers supporting materials, helps in campus visits, facilitates interactions with the Office of Sponsored Projects and other collaborators, and obtains institutional signatures.
For a list of recent funding opportunities, please visit the CFR website. CFR Calls for Funding