GRP and RWJF Award $10.8 million to Build Health, Resilient Coastal Communities

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Gulf Research Program
July 18, 2017

GRP and RWJF Award $10.8 million to Build Healthy, Resilient Coastal Communities

The Gulf Research Program and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of four research practice grants totaling $10.8 million. These competitive grants support projects aimed at enhancing the science and practice of resilience in coastal communities in the Gulf of Mexico by working to increase understanding of community attributes that influence resilience in response to adverse environmental challenges and developing tools and strategies communities can use to strengthen their resilience.

Read the full press release here to learn more about the four projects.

For more information about current Gulf Research Program funding opportunities, please visit our grants and fellowships web pages.

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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are private, non-profit organizations that provide independent, expert advice to the nation. Over its 30-year duration, the Gulf Research Program will work to enhance oil system safety and the protection of human health and the environment in the Gulf of Mexico and other U.S. outer continental shelf areas by seeking to improve understanding of the region’s interconnecting human, environmental, and energy systems and fostering application of these insights to benefit Gulf communities, ecosystems, and the Nation.