2007 Competitive Grants Program Awardees

Sun Grant Competitive Grants Program Funding Status

The NE-SGI has awarded $985K in competitive grants this year to 1 lead project and 7 seed projects. The NESGI announced the availability of its regional competitive grants program in an RFA released March 1, 2007. Approximately 50 Letters of Intent to submit a proposal were received and used to assist in the selection of the Technical Review Panel. A panel of 8 scientists and stakeholders with broad disciplinary and institutional diversity was selected. Completed grant applications were due April 30, 2007. Thirty-nine (39) completed applications were received. Total funds requested approached $5M. The NESGI allocated $985,000 for funding of regional competitive grants in the 2007 competition.

The funded projects are: