FY22 NW CASC Research Funding Opportunity

Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Centers

Recent Deadline: 3/19/2021. As part of this effort, the NW CASC is seeking proposals for Northwest climate adaptation research. Proposed projects should focus on developing scientific information and products that can be directly applied to the following resource management priorities, either locally or broadly across landscapes in Idaho, Oregon, Washington and western Montana: 1. Management of Invasive Species and Diseases under Future Climate Scenario. 2. Management of Shrubland Ecosystems under Future Climate Scenario. 3. Managing Climate-driven, Post-fire Ecological Transformation. An informational webinar about this opportunity will be held on Tuesday, February 16th at 3 PM (PT). You can find the Zoom information in the RFP linked below.

Invasive Species, Shrubland Ecosystems, Climate, Post-fire
Funding Amount: 
The NW CASC intends to fund 8-10 projects through this RFP. Individual project awards are not expected to exceed $350,000 (inclusive of all indirect and overhead costs as applied by all organizations involved, including any necessary pass-through host costs) for the life of the project.


Only individuals from the following eligible organizations may submit proposals as the lead Principal Research Investigator in response to this Funding Opportunity: 1. Members of the NW CASC Consortium: − University of Washington (host institution) − Boise State University − Oregon State University − University of Montana − Washington State University − Western Washington University 2. USGS centers, field stations, laboratories, Cooperative Research Units, etc. Researchers from other organizations (federal, state, tribal, non-governmental and other) may participate in CASC-funded projects and receive funds via subawards, contracts or interagency agreements through an eligible organization.
Contact Information: 
Dr. Nicole DeCrappeo, Federal Director, NW CASC ndecrappeo@usgs.gov, (541) 750-1021 For questions regarding the SOI/proposal submission process and the RFPManager system, please contact: Dr. Betsy Glenn, Research Coordinator, NW CASC eglenn@usgs.gov, (541) 750-1022