Proposals will be for projects that conclude by submission of a final draft paper to the Institute for Water Resources not later than September 23, 2016. Grant proposals may request up to $200,000 in federal funds, but proposals for lesser amounts are encouraged.
Proposals must be submitted to the Institute for Water Resources by 1:00 PM CST, Thursday, August 15, 2014 (Email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Government's obligation under this program is contingent upon the availability of funds.
2010 – Twenty-two proposals received, one awarded
2010 Award – “Identifying and Evaluating Best Practices for the Adaptive Management of Water Resources”, University of Minnesota, Oklahoma State University, Clemson University, and University of Arkansas, ($199,394)
2011 – Seventeen proposals received, one awarded
2011 Award – “The Effectiveness of a Computer-assisted Decision Support System using Realistic Interactive Visualization as a Learning Tool in Flood Risk Management”, University of Maryland ($200,000)
2012 – Twelve proposals received, one awarded
2012 Award – “Development of a National Database of Depreciated Structure Replacement Values for Inclusion with SimSuite/HAZUS and Flood Mitigation Reconnaissance Studies”, University of Nebraska at Omaha ($100,000)
2013 – Twelve proposals received, one awarded
2013 Award – “RiverSmart Communities and Federal Collaborators: Attuning federal agencies and programs with state, regional and local efforts to support ecologically restorative flood prevention and remediation in New England”, University of Massachusetts at Amherst ($198,597)