The Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO) is the host and/or point of contact for a number of grants.

Florida RESTORE Act Centers of Excellence Program (FLRACEP)

FIO is the Gulf coast state entity responsible for administering the Florida RESTORE Act Centers of Excellence Program (FLRACEP). FLRACEP is currently supporting eleven research projects at eight Florida universities. We expect to release our next request for proposals (RFP) in autumn 2018. Please contact FLRACEP if you would like to be added to our mailing list.

FIO Block Award – GoMRI Year 1 Funds

As a result of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill FIO received a block grant of $10 million in the first year. This rapid-release award was used to fund 27 projects identified from a peer-review proposal process.