Current Solicitation: The Marine Mammal Commission is not actively soliciting proposals at this time.
Unsolicited Proposals: At any time, persons or parties seeking support from the Marine Mammal Commission may submit proposals on topics relevant to marine mammal conservation or science. However, for Fiscal Year 2012 (ending 30 September 2012) the Commission does not have sufficient resources to warrant a formal review of unsolicited proposals. Depending on circumstances in Fiscal Year 2013, the Commission may consider and review unsolicited proposals, but does not expect to do so before January 2013 at the earliest. Proposals submitted in the interim will be held until the Commission has sufficient resources for a formal review. For information on proposal format, click here.
Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Samantha Simmons, Ph.D., Assistant Scientific Program Director, by (firstname.lastname@example.org) or telephone (301-504-0087) before developing a full, formal proposal. During a review, all proposals that meet minimum criteria will be reviewed by the Commission's staff, Committee of Scientific Advisors on Marine Mammals, Commissioners, and as necessary external experts. The Commission will choose reviewers based on their expertise and assurance that they have no conflict of interest with the proposed activities. The Commission will maintain the confidentiality of all proposals.