NOAA -- CDDRR Capacity Development for Weather, Water, and Climate

Funding Agency:
Department of Commerce

: NOAA’s National Weather Service, Office of the Director of the Office of International Affairs is soliciting proposals for Capacity Development for Weather, Water, and Climate Forecasting and Disaster Risk Reduction (CDDRR). The CDDRR program’s goal is to improve the performance of all operational meteorological hydrological, and disaster/emergency management services worldwide. Improving agencies’ performance for enhanced decision support services is done through collaboration between operational hydrologists/meteorologists, scientists, and other staff with expertise across a wide range of environmental, economic, and social and behavioral sciences. These activities engage operational hydrologists, meteorologists, and researchers in development and implementation of innovative programs which are pivotal to the improvement of weather and climate early warning services in developing countries.

Deadline: June 7, 2021

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible applicants are private, non-profit entities and academic institutions in the United States.

Amount Description

NOAA anticipates up to $3,000,000.00 per year will be made available annually for this award. The actual annual funding that the awardee receives may be less than the anticipated amount and will depend on the actual projects that are approved by NOAA after the main award begins, the availability of funding, the quality of the deliverables, the satisfactory progress in achieving the stated goals described in project proposals, and continued relevance to program objectives.

Funding Type





Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
International Opportunities

External Deadline

June 7, 2021