FY22-31 Invitation for Proposals

This Invitation was revised in response to the approval of Resolutions 21-02 and 21-03 at the January 19, 2021 Trustee Council meetings. Revisions include editing language pertaining to annual review and reporting policies.

Please note: Project proposals may be submitted under only one current Invitation (FY 22-31 or FY 22-26). A project that is submitted under both Invitations may be disqualified from consideration.

2022-2031 Invitation.pdf (revised 1.29.21)

Overview 

This FY22-31 Invitation continues to address elements of the Council’s long-term research and monitoringherring research and monitoring, and data management work under the umbrella of a single long-term research and monitoring program. In addition, this Invitation includes two new Focus Areas identified by the Council: the development of mariculture (excluding finfish farming) and education and outreach.

Important Dates

March 29, 2021

FY 22-31 Proposals Due by 5:00 PM ASDT. Late submissions will not be accepted.

April-May 2021

Proposal review including Council staff, Trust Agency Staff, and EVOSTC Science Panel, and may also include Peer Review. Proposals will be circulated to individual Trustees.

June 1, 2021

Revisions/comments will be added to the Draft FY22-31 Work Plan which will be sent to proposers to assist in any final proposal revisions.

August 13, 2021

Final Proposals DUE by 5:00pm AKDT. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Fall 2021

Review by TC, Council staff, Trust Agency staff, EVOSTC Science Panel, and PAC. Funding decision made by TC.

Proposal Forms

Proposal forms were updated on 1.29.21. Updates include the request for new project proposers to identify at a minimum 5 individuals for possible peer review of proposals. See proposal forms for details.

Budget workbooks were updated on 1.29.21. Formula errors fixed and language pertaining to annual reporting edited.

Please read the instructions in the text boxes before filling out the budget workbooks.

Long-term Research and Monitoring Focus Area

If you are submitting a project proposal, use the following forms:

If you are submitting a program proposal, use the following forms:

Mariculture Focus Area

Education and Outreach Focus Area

If you are submitting a project proposal, use the following forms:

If you are submitting a program proposal, use the following forms:

Frequently Asked Questions

As questions are received regarding the Invitation after it is issued, we will be posting and periodically updating our FY22-31 Invitation FAQ page.

Injured Resources and Services List (IRS)

In November 1994, the Council adopted an official list of resources and services injured by the Spill as part of its Restoration Plan. The IRS has been updated six times and the most recent is from November 2014.  

Annual Review and Reporting Procedures for Funded Proposals

At the January 19, 2021 Council meeting, the Trustee Council approved to shift the annual public meeting and funding process to five-year cycle. The five year cycle will maintain annual and final reporting for all projects, and also a biennial review of projects by entities including the Council’s staff, Science Panel and Public Advisory Committee. Please see Resolutions 21-02 and 21-03 for details. Current policies for annual and final reporting can be found here. These policies will be revised before the start of FY 22.

Please email any questions to dfg.evos.restoration@alaska.gov