The Bristol Bay RSDA is soliciting two kinds of submissions for the 2013 grant-funding cycle:

PROJECT PROPOSALS

Project proposals are welcomed from permit-holders, municipalities, non-governmental organizations, private companies, research institutions or state and local agencies that are in a position to carry out the project they are proposing.

PROJECT CONCEPTS

Project Concepts are submitted by BBRSDA members (S03T permit-holders). They are ideas for things that the board should consider exploring or funding with assessed funds. Project Concepts allow the board to gather a broad range of ideas from people who may not themselves be in a position to carry them forward.

Note: If you are submitting a Project Concept, you need only provide the items belowthat are underlined. If you are submitting a Project Proposal, all items are required.

REQUIRED INFORMATION TO SUBMIT ONE-PAGE PRE-PROPOSAL

  • Proposer’s contact information; name, email and phone.
  • Acknowledgment of having read the BBRSDA strategies and bylaws.
  • Identify the BBRSDA Strategic Objective addressed by the project.
  • Brief description of project – 250 words maximum.
  • Estimate of total project costs and amount needed from BB-RSDA. Identify other sources of funds.
  • Approximate date of completion.

Pre-proposals must be on one side of a single 8 ½ x 11 sheet (size 10 font or larger) and submitted electronically to info@bbrsda.com by December 10,2012. Subject line should read; “Grant Funded Project Proposal” (or “Concept” if not a full proposal).

In January, the board will consdier all of the one-page pre-proposals and then invite 15-20 proposers to submit a full proposal (assuming additional information is needed).

BBRSDA POLICIES TO CONSIDER

  • The BBRSDA has a preference for cost-sharing with others and for the potential grant recipient to be a significant source of funding.
  • The BBRSDA does not seek to own any plant or equipment.
  • Projects funded by the BBRSDA must be available to, or benefit, all S03T permit holders.
  • Single year projects are preferred over multi-year projects.
  • All grant awards will be implemented by a contract stating terms, conditions and required deliverables.

TIMELINE

  • November 15, 2012: Call for pre-proposals announced.
  • December 10, 2012: Deadline for receiving pre-proposals.
  • Mid-January 2013:Board evaluates all Proposals. 20 projects (maximum) accepted for expansion into full proposals for deeper scrutiny.
  • Mid February 2013: Final proposal selection and funding decisions.
  • February-May: Grant award contracts negotiated and signed.

Questions? Please email us at info@bbrsda.com, or call Bob Waldrop at (907) 223-1588.