Grants and Funding Opportunities

Open Grants

Please visit the individual entity’s website for the most up-to-date and accurate information on each funding opportunity.


US Department of Energy (USDOE): Mixed Algae Conversion Research Opportunity (MACRO) Notice of Intent to Fund

NOAA Fisheries: Alaska Indigenous Engagement Program GrantsDeadline April 26

USDOT Maritime Administration: 2024 Port Infrastructure Development ProgramDeadline April 30 

USDA:  Local Food Promotion Program FundingDeadline May 14

USDA: Farmers Market Promotion Program Funding – Deadline May 14

USDA: Regional Food System Partnerships – Deadline May 14

North Pacific Research Board (NPRB): Northern Bering Sea IERP Deadline May 15

AgWest Farm Credit: New Producer Grants – Deadline May 31

Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF): 2024 AFDF Joint Innovation Projects Deadline June 17

American Made (USDOE/NOAA): Power at Sea PrizeDeadline July 26

Alaska Blue Economy Center (ABEC): Mariculture Innovation Research Fund (MIRF)

Build Back Better Regional Challenge program funds

NOAA Office for Coastal Management: Climate Resilience Regional Challenge

North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) current research funding opportunities


Access to Capital for Mariculture – Webinar Series

Alaska Sea Grant is hosting a series of free webinars in collaboration with the Kodiak Archipelago Leadership Institute to share information about sources of capital for starting and expanding mariculture operations.

Designed for mariculture farmers, nursery and hatchery operators, and processors, each webinar highlights a different business development program or resource, including grants and low-interest loans. Registration is required for attending each webinar, with recordings posted on the Alaska Sea Grant event page when available.

Additional Links


Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA): Regional Resources: Alaska, Alaska Region Fact Sheet

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Region 10 Indian Environmental General Assistance Program (GAP) for all federal grant opportunities.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): Aquaculture Funding Opportunities and Grants, Alaska Aquaculture Funding Opportunities

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR): solicitation schedule of all participating agencies