Nevada Water Resources Research Institute

NWRRI RFPs

There are two opportunities to receive funding through the National Institutes for Water Resources (NIWR): Nevada Water Resources Research Grants and National Competetive Grants.

Nevada Water Resources Research Grants [104(b)]

In 2005, Nevada was granted approximately $92,000 to be used for research projects in the state. Nevada Water Resources Research grants are summarized below:

  • Proposals should be for research and information transfer projects that are for a duration of 12 to 24 months.
  • A 2:1 (nonfederal:federal) match is required.
  • Indirect costs may not be charged, but can be used as match.
  • The principal objectives of the program are to:
    • Conduct competent research related to important water resource problems of the state of Nevada;
    • Promote the dissemination and application of the research results involving these problems; and
    • Assist in training scientists in relevant water resource fields.

National Competitive Grants [104(g)]

National Competitive grants are summarized below:

  • Approximately $1,000,000 is available annually.
  • Any investigator at an institution of higher learning in the United States is eligible.
  • Proposals involving substantial collaboration with the USGS are encouraged.
  • A 1:1 nonfederal match is required.
  • Proposals must be filed on the NIWR website.

CONTACT

Chuck Russell, Ph.D.
Program Director
Chuck.Russell@dri.edu

Suzanne Hudson
Assistant Business Manager
702.862.5464
Suzanne.Hudson@dri.edu

LOCATION

Desert Research Institute
755 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119

DIVISION

Hydrologic Sciences