NOAA Sea Grant welcomes proposals for two competitive opportunities to advance aquaculture research, address barriers to aquaculture, and expand aquaculture production. Up to $15 million is expected to be available over several years to support projects in two nationwide grant competitions. Learn more about the funding opportunities here or at

Individuals, public or private groups, and state or tribal agencies are welcome to apply through their local Sea Grant program. Interested parties in Michigan should contact Catherine Riseng, Michigan Sea Grant’s research program director, at to discuss the application process.