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Project - NA22OAR4690636

OVERVIEW

Original Description
THIS PROJECT SEEKS TO ENHANCE AND INTEGRATE SEVERAL DISTINCTIVE PROGRAMS AT ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY (RWU INCLUDING A SHELLFISH NURSERY, AQUATIC DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY, RESEARCH AND TEACHING SPACE FOR CHEMISTRY, THE MARINE AFFAIRS INSTITUTE, AND A NASCENT FOOD STUDIES PROGRAM TO PROVIDE EDUCATION TO RWU STUDENTS AND EXTENSION SERVICES TO THE WIDER COMMUNITY. EQUIPMENT PURCHASED THROUGH FUNDING WILL SUPPORT DEVELOPMENT OF A PUBLIC-USE UPWELLING FACILITY, EXPAND CURRENT AQUATIC DIAGNOSTIC SERVICE CAPABILITIES TO INCLUDE HISTOLOGY, OUTFIT A STATE-OF-THE-ART TEACHING AND RESEARCH LABORATORY RELATED TO AQUATIC ECOSYSTEM HEALTH, AND ALLOW PROVIDING EXTENSION SERVICE TO SMALL BUSINESSES ENGAGED IN FOOD PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING. ACTIVITIES WILL BE PHASED IN OVER A THREE YEAR INTERVAL. BUILDING CAPACITY IN THE SHELLFISH NURSERY UPWELLER FACILITY, CHEMISTRY LABORATORY, AND FOOD SCIENCE EQUIPMENT INVENTORY WILL BE THE PRIMARY ACTIVITIES IN YEAR ONE; ENGAGING A LEGAL RESEARCHER WILL OCCUR IN
Assistance Type
Project Grant (B)
Place of Performance
Rhode Island USA
Related Opportunity
None

STATUS

Period of Performance

9/1/22

Start Date

8/31/25

End Date
2.0% Complete

Funding Split

$1.6M

Federal Obligation

$0.0

Non-Federal Obligation

$1.6M

Total Obligated
100.0% Federal Funding
0.0% Non-Federal Funding

ACTIVITY TIMELINE

SUBGRANT AWARDS

TRANSACTION HISTORY

ADDITIONAL DETAIL

Award ID FAIN
NA22OAR4690636
SAI Number
NA22OAR4690636_000
Award ID URI
SAI EXEMPT
Awardee Classifications
Private Institution Of Higher Education
Awarding Office
1305N2 DEPT OF COMMERCE NOAA
Funding Office
1333BR DEPT OF COMMERCE NOAA
Last Modified: 9/21/22